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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 74 74 85
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 16 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.29% 0.72% 0.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.24% 4.40% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 8
Average salary £34,250 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £33,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £40,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,250 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.76%
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
221 182 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 17.77% 16.49% 16.87%
Number of salaries quoted 175 138 164
Average salary £36,000 £42,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.29% +7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Southend-on-Sea - 4 - -
Brentwood - 2 £45,000 -
Chelmsford -15 1 £22,500 -33.33%
JIRA
East of England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Workflow
3 7 (29.17%) Finance
3 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 7 (29.17%) .NET
3 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
3 7 (29.17%) WCF
3 7 (29.17%) WPF
3 7 (29.17%) Confluence
3 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (29.17%) SDLC
4 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (25.00%) C#
4 6 (25.00%) Banking
5 5 (20.83%) NUnit
5 5 (20.83%) MVC
5 5 (20.83%) HTML
5 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
5 5 (20.83%) Web Services
5 5 (20.83%) MSMQ
5 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
5 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
5 5 (20.83%) ADO.NET
5 5 (20.83%) HTTP
5 5 (20.83%) StyleCop
5 5 (20.83%) Moq
5 5 (20.83%) StructureMap
5 5 (20.83%) AppFabric
5 5 (20.83%) Dapper ORM
5 5 (20.83%) NCrunch

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (29.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (12.50%) MS Visio
1 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) BASE24
1 3 (12.50%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) NUnit
1 5 (20.83%) CruiseControl
1 5 (20.83%) Subversion
1 5 (20.83%) ReSharper
1 5 (20.83%) Selenium
1 5 (20.83%) TeamCity
1 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
1 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (20.83%) Mercurial
1 5 (20.83%) NCover
1 5 (20.83%) StyleCop
1 5 (20.83%) Moq
1 5 (20.83%) SpecFlow
1 5 (20.83%) NCrunch
1 5 (20.83%) NSubstitute
1 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Bugzilla
2 1 (4.17%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Developer
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 6 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Junior Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Junior
4 4 (16.67%) Tester
4 4 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Service Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Junior C# Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Junior .NET Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Junior C# .NET Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (12.50%) QA Tester
5 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
1 7 (29.17%) .NET
1 7 (29.17%) WCF
1 7 (29.17%) WPF
1 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (20.83%) Dapper ORM
2 5 (20.83%) HTML
2 5 (20.83%) ADO.NET
2 5 (20.83%) Web Services
2 5 (20.83%) MSMQ
2 5 (20.83%) jQuery
2 5 (20.83%) StructureMap
2 5 (20.83%) AppFabric
2 5 (20.83%) Ninject
2 5 (20.83%) Razor View Engine
2 5 (20.83%) KnockoutJS
2 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
2 5 (20.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 3 (12.50%) Online Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
1 2 (8.33%) Android
1 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Workflow
3 7 (29.17%) SDLC
4 5 (20.83%) MVC
5 4 (16.67%) Project Management
5 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 4 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 4 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 3 (12.50%) BPMN
6 3 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Scrum
6 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) Use Case
6 3 (12.50%) ERP
7 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
7 2 (8.33%) TDD
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
2 6 (25.00%) C#
3 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
3 5 (20.83%) XPath
4 4 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) C
5 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) ISEB
2 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) HP
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle