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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 85 150 203
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +53
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 164 112 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.94% 1.59% 0.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.36% 9.00% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 111 99 40
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £27,000 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
1142 1244 1007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.51% 17.70% 15.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1002 1142 874
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
Manchester +53 101 £37,500 -1.31% 14
Merseyside - 30 £37,500 - 2
Cheshire +12 28 £42,000 +5.00% 8
Lancashire +25 11 £40,000 +42.85% 1
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 192 (64.43%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (36.24%) QA
3 92 (30.87%) Test Scripting
4 84 (28.19%) SQL
5 82 (27.52%) Selenium
6 80 (26.85%) Degree
7 79 (26.51%) ISEB
8 74 (24.83%) Java
9 73 (24.50%) Finance
9 73 (24.50%) Git (software)
10 72 (24.16%) Automated Testing
11 69 (23.15%) Confluence
12 61 (20.47%) JavaScript
13 59 (19.80%) Windows
13 59 (19.80%) User Acceptance Testing
14 57 (19.13%) Functional Testing
15 51 (17.11%) Microsoft
16 50 (16.78%) Defect Management
17 49 (16.44%) SDLC
18 47 (15.77%) Scrum
19 45 (15.10%) PHP
19 45 (15.10%) SQL Server
19 45 (15.10%) HP Quality Center
20 44 (14.77%) .NET
21 43 (14.43%) Jenkins
21 43 (14.43%) Cucumber
22 40 (13.42%) Manual Testing
23 39 (13.09%) Continuous Integration
23 39 (13.09%) Project Management
23 39 (13.09%) C#

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 69 (23.15%) Confluence
2 20 (6.71%) Node.js
3 18 (6.04%) IIS
4 12 (4.03%) OpenStack
5 11 (3.69%) Tomcat
6 9 (3.02%) Drupal
6 9 (3.02%) WordPress
7 8 (2.68%) Apache
8 5 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.34%) JBoss
9 4 (1.34%) nginx
10 2 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.67%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (0.67%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.34%) CMS
Applications
1 26 (8.72%) MS Office
2 24 (8.05%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.68%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.67%) Mingle
4 2 (0.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Magento
1 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.68%) IaaS
3 8 (2.68%) PaaS
4 5 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.01%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (1.01%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.01%) SaaS
5 3 (1.01%) Trello
6 2 (0.67%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.67%) GitHub
7 1 (0.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.34%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.68%) SAN
2 5 (1.68%) HTTP
2 5 (1.68%) Intranet
2 5 (1.68%) PuTTY
2 5 (1.68%) WinSCP
3 4 (1.34%) HTTPS
3 4 (1.34%) Internet
4 3 (1.01%) Broadband
4 3 (1.01%) Firewall
5 1 (0.34%) 3G
5 1 (0.34%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.34%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (15.10%) SQL Server
2 36 (12.08%) MySQL
3 19 (6.38%) MongoDB
3 19 (6.38%) Relational Database
4 11 (3.69%) Redis
5 9 (3.02%) NoSQL
6 8 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (2.01%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.01%) GIS
9 3 (1.01%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.67%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.34%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.34%) Big Data
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.34%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 82 (27.52%) Selenium
2 73 (24.50%) Git (software)
3 43 (14.43%) Cucumber
3 43 (14.43%) Jenkins
4 28 (9.40%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 28 (9.40%) Bugzilla
4 28 (9.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (8.05%) HP UFT
6 22 (7.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 22 (7.38%) Subversion
7 21 (7.05%) Maven
8 19 (6.38%) WebDriver
9 15 (5.03%) Ant
10 12 (4.03%) FitNesse
11 11 (3.69%) Jasmine
11 11 (3.69%) JUnit
12 10 (3.36%) Mercurial
13 8 (2.68%) Eclipse
13 8 (2.68%) JMeter
13 8 (2.68%) TeamCity
General
1 73 (24.50%) Finance
2 17 (5.70%) Banking
3 15 (5.03%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.36%) Legal
5 11 (3.69%) Marketing
6 9 (3.02%) Retail
7 8 (2.68%) Games
8 4 (1.34%) Back Office
8 4 (1.34%) Law
9 1 (0.34%) Billing
9 1 (0.34%) Electronics
9 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (26.85%) Analyst
2 64 (21.48%) Developer
2 64 (21.48%) Tester
3 44 (14.77%) QA Engineer
3 44 (14.77%) Test Analyst
4 35 (11.74%) QA Tester
5 33 (11.07%) Software Tester
6 29 (9.73%) Business Analyst
7 26 (8.72%) Technical Analyst
7 26 (8.72%) Technical Business Analyst
8 23 (7.72%) Test Engineer
9 21 (7.05%) Automated Tester
10 17 (5.70%) .NET Developer
11 16 (5.37%) Software QA Tester
12 15 (5.03%) Automation Engineer
12 15 (5.03%) QA Test Engineer
12 15 (5.03%) Software Developer
13 14 (4.70%) Test Manager
14 13 (4.36%) C# Developer
14 13 (4.36%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (14.77%) .NET
2 37 (12.42%) Web Services
3 31 (10.40%) HTML
3 31 (10.40%) XML
4 24 (8.05%) RESTful
5 23 (7.72%) CSS
5 23 (7.72%) REST
6 20 (6.71%) HTML5
6 20 (6.71%) JSON
7 18 (6.04%) jQuery
8 17 (5.70%) .NET Framework
8 17 (5.70%) AngularJS
9 15 (5.03%) ASP.NET
9 15 (5.03%) SOAP
10 11 (3.69%) Spring
10 11 (3.69%) Symfony
11 9 (3.02%) CSS3
11 9 (3.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (2.35%) Hibernate
12 7 (2.35%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.07%) Computer Science
2 27 (9.06%) Visualisation
3 25 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (5.70%) PMI
5 16 (5.37%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (5.37%) Mobile App
6 14 (4.70%) User Experience
7 13 (4.36%) Driving Licence
8 8 (2.68%) Wiki
9 7 (2.35%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.01%) iPad
11 2 (0.67%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.67%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.67%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.67%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.67%) Telematics
12 1 (0.34%) 3D Graphics
12 1 (0.34%) Contactless
12 1 (0.34%) EMV
12 1 (0.34%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 59 (19.80%) Windows
2 26 (8.72%) Linux
3 18 (6.04%) Windows Server
4 15 (5.03%) Apple iOS
5 11 (3.69%) Android
5 11 (3.69%) Unix
6 5 (1.68%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.34%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.01%) AIX
8 3 (1.01%) CentOS
8 3 (1.01%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.34%) HPUX
9 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (64.43%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (30.87%) Test Scripting
3 72 (24.16%) Automated Testing
4 59 (19.80%) User Acceptance Testing
5 57 (19.13%) Functional Testing
6 50 (16.78%) Defect Management
7 49 (16.44%) SDLC
8 47 (15.77%) Scrum
9 40 (13.42%) Manual Testing
10 39 (13.09%) Continuous Integration
10 39 (13.09%) Project Management
11 38 (12.75%) BDD
12 36 (12.08%) TDD
13 35 (11.74%) Software Testing
14 33 (11.07%) Stakeholder Management
15 32 (10.74%) OO
16 31 (10.40%) Test Automation
17 28 (9.40%) DevOps
18 27 (9.06%) Presales
18 27 (9.06%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 84 (28.19%) SQL
2 74 (24.83%) Java
3 61 (20.47%) JavaScript
4 45 (15.10%) PHP
5 39 (13.09%) C#
6 26 (8.72%) Python
7 18 (6.04%) PL/SQL
8 17 (5.70%) Ruby
9 11 (3.69%) PHP 5
10 9 (3.02%) Objective-C
11 8 (2.68%) PowerShell
12 7 (2.35%) C++
12 7 (2.35%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.68%) Go
14 4 (1.34%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.01%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.01%) C
15 3 (1.01%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.01%) VB
15 3 (1.01%) VB6
Qualifications
1 80 (26.85%) Degree
2 79 (26.51%) ISEB
3 34 (11.41%) ISTQB
4 17 (5.70%) PMI Certification
5 14 (4.70%) HND
6 13 (4.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.01%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.34%) CBAP
9 1 (0.34%) CCIE
9 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.34%) IIBA
9 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.34%) MCSE
9 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (36.24%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.34%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 8 (2.68%) Microsoft App-V
1 8 (2.68%) XenApp
2 6 (2.01%) Docker
3 2 (0.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.34%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 45 (15.10%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (6.04%) Puppet
3 8 (2.68%) EdgeSight
3 8 (2.68%) Nagios
3 8 (2.68%) SCOM
3 8 (2.68%) SCOrch
3 8 (2.68%) SELinux
4 6 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.68%) logstash
6 4 (1.34%) Ansible
7 1 (0.34%) Packer
Vendors
1 51 (17.11%) Microsoft
2 36 (12.08%) HP
3 16 (5.37%) Oracle
3 16 (5.37%) Telerik
4 15 (5.03%) Citrix
5 13 (4.36%) Atlassian
6 8 (2.68%) SaltStack
6 8 (2.68%) Twitter
7 3 (1.01%) Apple
7 3 (1.01%) IBM
7 3 (1.01%) New Relic
7 3 (1.01%) Perforce
8 2 (0.67%) Adobe
8 2 (0.67%) ESRI
8 2 (0.67%) Google
8 2 (0.67%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.67%) Zend
9 1 (0.34%) F5
9 1 (0.34%) Facebook
9 1 (0.34%) Red Gate
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + bonus & share incentive
Posted: Yesterday
London/Manchester
Axiom Software Solutions
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £0.00 - £46000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + 10% bonus, excellent benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive salary with additional NCC Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Missguided
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Missguided
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Missguided
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Missguided
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Lancaster
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Sandbach
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Ellesmere Port
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 28 days ago