The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 37 54 57
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 9 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.08% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.98% 1.22% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +55.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
JIRA
Suffolk

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

Development Applications Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
53 82 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 18.15% 25.71% 12.39%
Number of salaries quoted 41 79 41
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

JIRA
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

JIRA Salary Trend in Ipswich

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 12 (85.71%) QA
2 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (78.57%) Bugzilla
3 10 (71.43%) SoapUI
4 8 (57.14%) Automated Testing
5 7 (50.00%) MS Office
5 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (50.00%) Selenium
6 6 (42.86%) SQL
7 5 (35.71%) ISEB
7 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
9 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
9 3 (21.43%) JMeter
9 3 (21.43%) Games
9 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
10 2 (14.29%) .NET
10 2 (14.29%) SOAP
10 2 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (14.29%) Scrum
10 2 (14.29%) TDD
10 2 (14.29%) Telerik
10 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
10 2 (14.29%) Degree
10 2 (14.29%) Test Management
10 2 (14.29%) Agile Testing
10 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
10 2 (14.29%) LoadUI
11 1 (7.14%) Java
11 1 (7.14%) XML

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 7 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Bugzilla
2 10 (71.43%) SoapUI
3 7 (50.00%) Selenium
4 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (21.43%) JMeter
6 2 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (14.29%) LoadUI
7 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
7 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 3 (21.43%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
2 9 (64.29%) Test Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) QA Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Tester
4 3 (21.43%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Software Tester
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) QA Tester
5 2 (14.29%) Automation Tester
5 2 (14.29%) Senior QA Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Senior QA Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Senior QA Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Automated Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Test Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) SOAP
1 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Online Games
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Automated Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Test Management
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 2 (14.29%) TDD
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Use Case
6 1 (7.14%) Load Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) ISEB
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (85.71%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Telerik