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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 55 77 59
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -18
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 5 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.89% 0.16% 2.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.56% 1.59% 14.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 14
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
90 63 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 15.96% 9.92% 16.61%
Number of salaries quoted 83 56 89
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,900 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
Liverpool +17 5 £35,000 -12.50%
JIRA
North West

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 13 (81.25%) Java
1 13 (81.25%) Selenium
1 13 (81.25%) WebDriver
1 13 (81.25%) Cucumber
2 12 (75.00%) C#
3 10 (62.50%) C++
4 8 (50.00%) SQL
5 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
5 7 (43.75%) SOAP
5 7 (43.75%) Windows
5 7 (43.75%) Linux
5 7 (43.75%) Games
5 7 (43.75%) Test Automation
5 7 (43.75%) Online Games
5 7 (43.75%) SoapUI
5 7 (43.75%) Test Strategy
6 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
7 5 (31.25%) User Stories
7 5 (31.25%) SpecFlow
7 5 (31.25%) Automation Testing
7 5 (31.25%) Ruby
7 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
7 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (31.25%) TeamCity
7 5 (31.25%) Bugzilla
7 5 (31.25%) Hudson
7 5 (31.25%) BDD
7 5 (31.25%) Scrum
7 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (31.25%) TDD

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (81.25%) Selenium
1 13 (81.25%) WebDriver
1 13 (81.25%) Cucumber
2 7 (43.75%) SoapUI
3 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 5 (31.25%) SpecFlow
4 5 (31.25%) TeamCity
4 5 (31.25%) Bugzilla
4 5 (31.25%) Hudson
5 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (43.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Tester
1 7 (43.75%) Automation Tester
2 4 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) C++ Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) SOAP
2 3 (18.75%) Qt
2 3 (18.75%) QML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Online Games
2 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Test Automation
1 7 (43.75%) Test Strategy
2 5 (31.25%) User Stories
2 5 (31.25%) Automation Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
2 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (31.25%) BDD
2 5 (31.25%) Scrum
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) TDD
2 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
3 3 (18.75%) MVC
3 3 (18.75%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) Java
2 12 (75.00%) C#
3 10 (62.50%) C++
4 8 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago