The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 170 192 194
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +2
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 93 52 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.26% 0.76% 0.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.17% 5.17% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 81 47 35
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
JIRA
England

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

Development Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1297 1005 1209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.51% 14.66% 16.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1123 891 1056
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

JIRA
Salary Trend in the North West

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

JIRA Salary Trend in the North West

JIRA
Salary Histogram in the North West

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

JIRA Salary Histogram in the North West

JIRA
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the North West 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
Cheshire +5 46 £32,500 -23.52% 3
Manchester +13 30 £40,000 +3.89% 11
Merseyside +16 12 £35,000 -12.50%
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 82 (56.94%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (49.31%) SQL
3 59 (40.97%) Java
4 50 (34.72%) Web Services
5 49 (34.03%) C#
6 45 (31.25%) .NET
7 44 (30.56%) Windows
8 41 (28.47%) HTML
9 40 (27.78%) CSS
10 39 (27.08%) JavaScript
10 39 (27.08%) .NET Framework
11 38 (26.39%) Oracle
11 38 (26.39%) SQL Server
12 37 (25.69%) ASP.NET
12 37 (25.69%) Scrum
13 35 (24.31%) Linux
14 33 (22.92%) Selenium
14 33 (22.92%) Confluence
15 31 (21.53%) Spring
15 31 (21.53%) MVC
16 28 (19.44%) jQuery
16 28 (19.44%) Cucumber
17 27 (18.75%) TDD
18 26 (18.06%) Microsoft
18 26 (18.06%) XML
18 26 (18.06%) JUnit
19 25 (17.36%) Git (software)
20 24 (16.67%) MySQL
20 24 (16.67%) HP
20 24 (16.67%) Finance

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 33 (22.92%) Confluence
2 14 (9.72%) WebSphere
3 11 (7.64%) IIS
4 8 (5.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 8 (5.56%) CMS
4 8 (5.56%) IBM HTTP Server
5 7 (4.86%) WordPress
6 6 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (4.17%) Drupal
6 6 (4.17%) Commerce Server
6 6 (4.17%) Tomcat
6 6 (4.17%) concrete5
7 5 (3.47%) Umbraco
8 3 (2.08%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.39%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.39%) Apache
9 2 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.39%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.69%) FileNet
Applications
1 14 (9.72%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.25%) MS Office
3 5 (3.47%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.39%) RoboHelp
5 1 (0.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Magento
2 1 (0.69%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.72%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.78%) Route 53
2 4 (2.78%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.39%) SaaS
3 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.25%) AMQP
2 8 (5.56%) HTTP
3 6 (4.17%) Internet
4 2 (1.39%) PPTP
4 2 (1.39%) Asterisk PBX
4 2 (1.39%) OpenVPN
4 2 (1.39%) VPN
4 2 (1.39%) LAN
4 2 (1.39%) VoIP
4 2 (1.39%) WAN
4 2 (1.39%) IPsec
5 1 (0.69%) DNS
5 1 (0.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (26.39%) SQL Server
2 24 (16.67%) MySQL
3 18 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 14 (9.72%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (7.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (5.56%) Relational Database
7 8 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (5.56%) Informix
7 8 (5.56%) RDBMS
8 7 (4.86%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (3.47%) MongoDB
9 5 (3.47%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.39%) Big Data
11 1 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 33 (22.92%) Selenium
2 28 (19.44%) Cucumber
3 26 (18.06%) JUnit
4 25 (17.36%) Git (software)
5 20 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (12.50%) Eclipse
7 15 (10.42%) Mercurial
7 15 (10.42%) WebDriver
8 14 (9.72%) Jenkins
9 13 (9.03%) Subversion
10 9 (6.25%) Gradle
10 9 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (5.56%) TeamCity
11 8 (5.56%) Mockito
11 8 (5.56%) Visual Studio
11 8 (5.56%) Introscope
11 8 (5.56%) Bugzilla
12 7 (4.86%) Jasmine
12 7 (4.86%) SoapUI
13 6 (4.17%) Hudson
General
1 24 (16.67%) Finance
2 8 (5.56%) Retail
3 7 (4.86%) Games
4 6 (4.17%) Advertising
4 6 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.47%) Automotive
6 4 (2.78%) Banking
7 3 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.39%) Marketing
9 1 (0.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 78 (54.17%) Developer
2 28 (19.44%) Java Developer
3 22 (15.28%) Tester
4 19 (13.19%) Analyst
5 17 (11.81%) .NET Developer
6 15 (10.42%) Senior Developer
7 13 (9.03%) Software Tester
7 13 (9.03%) Web Developer
8 12 (8.33%) Test Analyst
9 11 (7.64%) Software Developer
9 11 (7.64%) C# Developer
9 11 (7.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (7.64%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 8 (5.56%) Automation Tester
11 7 (4.86%) Senior Web Developer
12 6 (4.17%) Test Engineer
12 6 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (4.17%) UI Developer
12 6 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (34.72%) Web Services
2 45 (31.25%) .NET
3 41 (28.47%) HTML
4 40 (27.78%) CSS
5 39 (27.08%) .NET Framework
6 37 (25.69%) ASP.NET
7 31 (21.53%) Spring
8 28 (19.44%) jQuery
9 26 (18.06%) XML
10 22 (15.28%) AngularJS
11 19 (13.19%) JSON
12 18 (12.50%) SOAP
13 17 (11.81%) Hibernate
14 16 (11.11%) JDBC
14 16 (11.11%) WCF
15 15 (10.42%) J2EE
16 14 (9.72%) RESTful
17 13 (9.03%) Spring MVC
17 13 (9.03%) Java EE
18 10 (6.94%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.81%) Open Source
2 11 (7.64%) Mobile App
3 9 (6.25%) User Experience
3 9 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.56%) N-Tier
5 7 (4.86%) Online Games
6 6 (4.17%) FMCG
7 2 (1.39%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.69%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.69%) Wiki
8 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 44 (30.56%) Windows
2 35 (24.31%) Linux
3 12 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (6.94%) Apple iOS
5 9 (6.25%) Android
6 8 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.17%) CentOS
8 5 (3.47%) UNIX
9 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.39%) Fedora
9 2 (1.39%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.39%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.69%) Solaris
10 1 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (56.94%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (25.69%) Scrum
3 31 (21.53%) MVC
4 27 (18.75%) TDD
5 21 (14.58%) E-Commerce
6 20 (13.89%) OO
7 19 (13.19%) Configuration Management
8 17 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (11.11%) Project Management
10 15 (10.42%) System Testing
11 14 (9.72%) Test Automation
12 13 (9.03%) Kanban
12 13 (9.03%) Integration Testing
12 13 (9.03%) Automated Testing
13 12 (8.33%) Software Testing
13 12 (8.33%) Manual Testing
13 12 (8.33%) Test Scripting
13 12 (8.33%) BDD
14 11 (7.64%) Regression Testing
14 11 (7.64%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 71 (49.31%) SQL
2 59 (40.97%) Java
3 49 (34.03%) C#
4 39 (27.08%) JavaScript
5 20 (13.89%) PHP
6 12 (8.33%) C++
7 7 (4.86%) PL/SQL
8 6 (4.17%) C
8 6 (4.17%) PHP5
9 5 (3.47%) Ruby
10 3 (2.08%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.08%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.08%) Scala
11 2 (1.39%) Python
11 2 (1.39%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.69%) VBScript
12 1 (0.69%) Clojure
12 1 (0.69%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 15 (10.42%) SC Cleared
1 15 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 12 (8.33%) ISEB
3 7 (4.86%) Degree
4 2 (1.39%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.69%) PMP
5 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (15.97%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.08%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.39%) Squid
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (5.56%) OpenView
3 4 (2.78%) Puppet
4 1 (0.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (26.39%) Oracle
2 26 (18.06%) Microsoft
3 24 (16.67%) HP
4 23 (15.97%) IBM
4 23 (15.97%) Atlassian
5 12 (8.33%) Perforce
5 12 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 8 (5.56%) Compuware
6 8 (5.56%) Remedy
7 7 (4.86%) ATG
8 6 (4.17%) Zend
8 6 (4.17%) Sitecore
9 4 (2.78%) EPiServer
10 2 (1.39%) Rackspace
10 2 (1.39%) SaltStack
10 2 (1.39%) DevExpress
10 2 (1.39%) Telerik
10 2 (1.39%) JBoss
11 1 (0.69%) Adobe
11 1 (0.69%) Apple
North West
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £16000 - £21000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000 + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000+ PA depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £28,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bury
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £16000 - £21000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fabric
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive depending on experience
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fabric
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 22 days ago