The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 88 100 81
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -19
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 9 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.72% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.20% 1.67% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 2
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +87.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
JIRA
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Development Applications Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
173 180 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 13.78% 14.41% 17.26%
Number of salaries quoted 128 147 126
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing JIRA across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

JIRA
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JIRA across the Essex region.

JIRA Salary Trend in Essex

JIRA
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing JIRA across the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

JIRA Salary Histogram in Essex

JIRA
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood - 4 £35,000 -
Basildon - 1 £52,500 -
JIRA
East of England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region citing JIRA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited JIRA.

1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) QA
3 8 (38.10%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (33.33%) Finance
4 7 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 7 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 7 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 6 (28.57%) ISEB
6 5 (23.81%) SQL
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Selenium
7 4 (19.05%) Release Management
7 4 (19.05%) Atlassian
7 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
7 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (14.29%) C#
8 3 (14.29%) HTML
8 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
8 3 (14.29%) .NET
8 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
8 3 (14.29%) ADO.NET
8 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
8 3 (14.29%) CSS
8 3 (14.29%) Web Services
8 3 (14.29%) MSMQ
8 3 (14.29%) HTTP
8 3 (14.29%) MVC

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region citing JIRA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited JIRA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Selenium
1 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (14.29%) Mercurial
2 3 (14.29%) NCover
2 3 (14.29%) StyleCop
2 3 (14.29%) Moq
2 3 (14.29%) SpecFlow
2 3 (14.29%) NCrunch
2 3 (14.29%) NSubstitute
2 3 (14.29%) TeamCity
2 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 3 (14.29%) NUnit
2 3 (14.29%) CruiseControl
2 3 (14.29%) Subversion
2 3 (14.29%) ReSharper
3 1 (4.76%) JMeter
3 1 (4.76%) Bugzilla
3 1 (4.76%) LoadUI
3 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Test Manager
2 6 (28.57%) Tester
3 5 (23.81%) Manual Tester
4 4 (19.05%) Software Tester
4 4 (19.05%) Configuration Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Testing Manager
5 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 3 (14.29%) QA Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Test Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) WCF
1 3 (14.29%) jQuery
1 3 (14.29%) StructureMap
1 3 (14.29%) AppFabric
1 3 (14.29%) Ninject
1 3 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
1 3 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
1 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 3 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (14.29%) Dapper ORM
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
1 3 (14.29%) ADO.NET
1 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 3 (14.29%) CSS
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
1 3 (14.29%) MSMQ
2 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) EMV
3 1 (4.76%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 7 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Release Management
4 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
5 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 3 (14.29%) MVC
5 3 (14.29%) Workflow
5 3 (14.29%) Time Management
5 3 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 2 (9.52%) CRM
7 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.76%) Change Management
7 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.76%) Information Management
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
7 1 (4.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 3 (14.29%) C#
2 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 3 (14.29%) XPath
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) Perl
3 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.76%) C++
3 1 (4.76%) VB
3 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 6 (28.57%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.76%) VeriFone
3 1 (4.76%) Gemalto
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) NCR