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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 51 67 63
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 12 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.99% 0.46% 1.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.00% 6.00% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 9
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -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
80 50 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 13.27% 7.69% 15.36%
Number of salaries quoted 78 46 93
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing JIRA across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

JIRA Salary Histogram 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 19 September 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 +20 12 £35,000 -12.50%
JIRA
North West

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (82.35%) Java
2 13 (76.47%) Selenium
2 13 (76.47%) WebDriver
2 13 (76.47%) Cucumber
3 12 (70.59%) C#
4 10 (58.82%) C++
5 8 (47.06%) SOAP
5 8 (47.06%) SQL
5 8 (47.06%) Linux
6 7 (41.18%) Games
6 7 (41.18%) Windows
6 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
6 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
6 7 (41.18%) SoapUI
6 7 (41.18%) Test Strategy
6 7 (41.18%) Online Games
7 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
7 6 (35.29%) Scrum
7 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (35.29%) TDD
8 5 (29.41%) Bugzilla
8 5 (29.41%) User Stories
8 5 (29.41%) Hudson
8 5 (29.41%) TeamCity
8 5 (29.41%) BDD
8 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
8 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
8 5 (29.41%) Ruby
8 5 (29.41%) SpecFlow

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.88%) Jetty
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (76.47%) Selenium
1 13 (76.47%) WebDriver
1 13 (76.47%) Cucumber
2 7 (41.18%) SoapUI
3 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
4 5 (29.41%) SpecFlow
4 5 (29.41%) Hudson
4 5 (29.41%) TeamCity
4 5 (29.41%) Bugzilla
5 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
6 1 (5.88%) Ant
6 1 (5.88%) JUnit
6 1 (5.88%) Log4j
6 1 (5.88%) Subversion
6 1 (5.88%) Maven
General
1 7 (41.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Tester
1 7 (41.18%) Automation Tester
2 4 (23.53%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Test Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) C++ Developer
4 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.88%) QA Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) SOAP
2 3 (17.65%) Qt
2 3 (17.65%) QML
3 1 (5.88%) REST
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) JDBC
3 1 (5.88%) JSP
3 1 (5.88%) Servlets
3 1 (5.88%) Struts
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) XSLT
3 1 (5.88%) Flash
3 1 (5.88%) JAXB
3 1 (5.88%) LAMP
3 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.88%) Spring
3 1 (5.88%) Ajax
3 1 (5.88%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Online Games
2 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
1 7 (41.18%) Test Strategy
2 6 (35.29%) Scrum
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) TDD
3 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
3 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (29.41%) User Stories
3 5 (29.41%) Automation Testing
3 5 (29.41%) BDD
4 4 (23.53%) MVC
5 3 (17.65%) OO
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) Java
2 12 (70.59%) C#
3 10 (58.82%) C++
4 8 (47.06%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) Ruby
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.88%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Zend