The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester 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 48 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 6 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.48% 0.65% -
As % of the Development Applications category 11.76% 6.52% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 0
Average salary £34,918 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.70% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,250 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.76%
JIRA
Leicestershire

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

Development Applications Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
51 46 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 12.56% 9.91% 25.07%
Number of salaries quoted 45 42 84
Average salary £35,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.39% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,150 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

JIRA
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

JIRA Salary Trend in Leicester

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Test Management
3 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (50.00%) Zephyr
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (50.00%) Bugzilla
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) ISEB
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Publishing
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) Kanban
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 2 (33.33%) BDD

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Bugzilla
1 3 (50.00%) Zephyr
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Coordinator
1 3 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Test Coordinator
2 2 (33.33%) QA Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Test Management
3 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) Kanban
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft