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 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 97 90 77
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 1 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.097% 0.45% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.65% 2.94% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Average salary £27,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.63% +3.52%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £38,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.41%
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
153 170 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 14.85% 15.40% 12.74%
Number of salaries quoted 133 139 97
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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
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 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
Dover - 1 £27,000 -
JIRA
South East

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) ISEB
1 7 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) TestDirector
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) LoadRunner
3 5 (71.43%) HP
3 5 (71.43%) UNIX
3 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
3 5 (71.43%) Manual Testing
4 3 (42.86%) V-Model
4 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
5 2 (28.57%) JD Edwards
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) SAP
5 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) ERP
5 2 (28.57%) Test Management
5 2 (28.57%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
6 1 (14.29%) QA
6 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics AX
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) TestDirector
1 6 (85.71%) LoadRunner
2 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 5 (71.43%) Manual Testing
3 3 (42.86%) V-Model
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) ERP
4 2 (28.57%) Test Management
4 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) JD Edwards
2 2 (28.57%) SAP