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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 80 97 94
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 20 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.82% 0.098% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.35% 0.65% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 20 1 3
Average salary £32,000 £27,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% -38.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £27,000 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £27,000 £44,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +6.41%
JIRA
South East

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

Development Applications Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
272 153 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.77% 15.03% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 258 130 140
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,350
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

JIRA
Salary Trend in Kent

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

JIRA Salary Trend in Kent

JIRA
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing JIRA across the Kent region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

JIRA Salary Histogram in Kent

JIRA
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Kent region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
Whitstable - 6 £32,000 -
Maidstone - 4 £22,250 -
Tonbridge - 3 £55,000 -
Dover +2 2 £27,000 -
JIRA
South East

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 32 (69.57%) Java
1 32 (69.57%) Linux
2 27 (58.70%) SQL
2 27 (58.70%) Scrum
2 27 (58.70%) Git (software)
3 26 (56.52%) MySQL
4 22 (47.83%) XML
4 22 (47.83%) Subversion
5 21 (45.65%) Spring
5 21 (45.65%) Maven
6 19 (41.30%) UML
6 19 (41.30%) RUP
6 19 (41.30%) JSON
7 18 (39.13%) AspectJ
7 18 (39.13%) AOP
7 18 (39.13%) Eclipse
7 18 (39.13%) JDBC
7 18 (39.13%) JSP
7 18 (39.13%) Servlets
7 18 (39.13%) J2EE
7 18 (39.13%) Ant
8 16 (34.78%) OOD
8 16 (34.78%) Tomcat
8 16 (34.78%) OOP
8 16 (34.78%) IBM
8 16 (34.78%) Cloud Foundry
9 11 (23.91%) ISEB
9 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (19.57%) Finance
10 9 (19.57%) SharePoint

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 16 (34.78%) Tomcat
1 16 (34.78%) Cloud Foundry
2 9 (19.57%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.70%) GlassFish
3 4 (8.70%) Apache
4 3 (6.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) CDMA
1 3 (6.52%) GSM
1 3 (6.52%) UMTS
1 3 (6.52%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (56.52%) MySQL
2 8 (17.39%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 27 (58.70%) Git (software)
2 22 (47.83%) Subversion
3 21 (45.65%) Maven
4 18 (39.13%) Ant
4 18 (39.13%) Eclipse
5 9 (19.57%) PHPUnit
5 9 (19.57%) Jenkins
6 7 (15.22%) NetBeans
7 6 (13.04%) LoadRunner
7 6 (13.04%) TestDirector
7 6 (13.04%) Selenium
8 5 (10.87%) JUnit
8 5 (10.87%) PyUnit
8 5 (10.87%) Mockito
9 4 (8.70%) Bitbucket
10 2 (4.35%) HP UFT
11 1 (2.17%) Firebug
11 1 (2.17%) Fiddler
11 1 (2.17%) Selenium IDE
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Electronics
3 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (60.87%) Developer
2 23 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 17 (36.96%) Senior Developer
3 17 (36.96%) Senior Java Developer
4 15 (32.61%) Senior J2EE Developer
4 15 (32.61%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 15 (32.61%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 15 (32.61%) J2EE Developer
5 7 (15.22%) QA Engineer
6 6 (13.04%) Analyst
7 5 (10.87%) Test Analyst
7 5 (10.87%) Software Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Tester
8 4 (8.70%) PHP Developer
9 3 (6.52%) QA Tester
9 3 (6.52%) Java Software Engineer
10 2 (4.35%) Test Engineer
10 2 (4.35%) Junior Developer
10 2 (4.35%) Junior Java Developer
10 2 (4.35%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (47.83%) XML
2 21 (45.65%) Spring
3 19 (41.30%) JSON
4 18 (39.13%) JDBC
4 18 (39.13%) JSP
4 18 (39.13%) Servlets
4 18 (39.13%) J2EE
5 9 (19.57%) HTML
6 8 (17.39%) CSS
7 4 (8.70%) LAMP
7 4 (8.70%) Hibernate
7 4 (8.70%) Symfony
7 4 (8.70%) CodeIgniter
7 4 (8.70%) jQuery
7 4 (8.70%) Laravel
8 3 (6.52%) Java EE
9 2 (4.35%) .NET
10 1 (2.17%) OAuth
10 1 (2.17%) HTML5
10 1 (2.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) DTV
2 1 (2.17%) Handset
2 1 (2.17%) Mobile Games
2 1 (2.17%) iPhone
2 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (69.57%) Linux
2 6 (13.04%) UNIX
3 2 (4.35%) Android
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (58.70%) Scrum
2 19 (41.30%) UML
2 19 (41.30%) RUP
3 18 (39.13%) AOP
4 16 (34.78%) OOP
4 16 (34.78%) OOD
5 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
6 8 (17.39%) Unit Testing
6 8 (17.39%) Kanban
7 6 (13.04%) V-Model
7 6 (13.04%) Test Scripting
7 6 (13.04%) Manual Testing
8 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.87%) Software Testing
8 5 (10.87%) Test Strategy
8 5 (10.87%) TDD
8 5 (10.87%) Code Coverage
9 4 (8.70%) Automated Testing
9 4 (8.70%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 32 (69.57%) Java
2 27 (58.70%) SQL
3 18 (39.13%) AspectJ
4 8 (17.39%) Python
5 5 (10.87%) Jython
6 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.70%) PHP
7 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) ISEB
2 4 (8.70%) Degree
3 3 (6.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) IBM
2 8 (17.39%) Red Hat
3 5 (10.87%) HP
3 5 (10.87%) Tableau
4 4 (8.70%) Zend
4 4 (8.70%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.35%) SAP
5 2 (4.35%) JD Edwards