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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 79 84 92
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 8 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.70% 0.82% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.32% 4.76% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 4
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £54,500 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £38,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.41%
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
185 189 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 16.10% 17.21% 19.09%
Number of salaries quoted 140 172 180
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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
Chelmsford - 4 £33,750 -
JIRA
East of England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (91.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) SLA
2 6 (50.00%) Python
2 6 (50.00%) Perl
2 6 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Selenium
4 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) System Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Android
4 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 4 (33.33%) ISEB
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) Mercurial
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
6 1 (8.33%) QA
6 1 (8.33%) WCF
6 1 (8.33%) jQuery
6 1 (8.33%) NUnit
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (8.33%) Ajax

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) Mercurial
3 1 (8.33%) NUnit
3 1 (8.33%) MSTest
3 1 (8.33%) Moq
3 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket
3 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
1 8 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (8.33%) QA Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) WCF
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) Ajax
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
2 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (8.33%) Underscore.js
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Android
3 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) System Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Python
1 6 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 4 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) DevExpress
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft