The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank - - 61
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 0 0 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 2.39%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 14
Average salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
JIRA
North West

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

Development Applications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
71 94 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 14.37% 14.78% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 61 89 101
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

JIRA
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

JIRA Salary Trend in Merseyside

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 9 (75.00%) C++
1 9 (75.00%) Java
1 9 (75.00%) Selenium
1 9 (75.00%) WebDriver
1 9 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 8 (66.67%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 6 (50.00%) SOAP
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) Online Games
3 6 (50.00%) Games
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Qt
5 3 (25.00%) QML
5 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (25.00%) OO
5 3 (25.00%) MVC
5 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 2 (16.67%) User Stories
6 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
6 2 (16.67%) BDD

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Selenium
1 9 (75.00%) WebDriver
1 9 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (16.67%) Bugzilla
4 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
4 2 (16.67%) SpecFlow
4 2 (16.67%) Hudson
General
1 6 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Tester
1 6 (50.00%) Automation Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) C++ Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (25.00%) Qt
2 3 (25.00%) QML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Online Games
2 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (25.00%) OO
2 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 2 (16.67%) BDD
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) User Stories
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C++
1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £45k - 65k per year
Posted: 18 days ago