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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 186 192 218
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +26
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 53 63 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.82% 0.89% 0.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.50% 5.60% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 37 56 30
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,600 £48,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
1177 1126 1083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 18.16% 15.86% 14.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1005 978 933
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 +3 24 £40,000 -8.04% 9
Cheshire +17 18 £40,000 +15.94% 4
Merseyside +17 4 - - 1
Lancashire -11 3 £31,000 -22.50%
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 106 (62.72%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (42.60%) JavaScript
3 66 (39.05%) .NET
4 61 (36.09%) HTML
4 61 (36.09%) Degree
5 60 (35.50%) C#
6 50 (29.59%) CSS
7 49 (28.99%) Java
7 49 (28.99%) MySQL
8 48 (28.40%) ASP.NET
9 47 (27.81%) jQuery
9 47 (27.81%) SQL
10 46 (27.22%) Git (software)
11 42 (24.85%) MVC
12 39 (23.08%) SQL Server
13 38 (22.49%) Computer Science
14 35 (20.71%) Scrum
15 34 (20.12%) XML
15 34 (20.12%) .NET Framework
16 33 (19.53%) Selenium
16 33 (19.53%) Web Services
17 29 (17.16%) QA
17 29 (17.16%) TDD
18 28 (16.57%) Oracle
18 28 (16.57%) BDD
19 27 (15.98%) Microsoft
20 26 (15.38%) Project Management
20 26 (15.38%) PHP
21 25 (14.79%) Finance
22 24 (14.20%) Continuous Integration

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 21 (12.43%) Confluence
2 20 (11.83%) CMS
3 18 (10.65%) Tomcat
4 11 (6.51%) Apache
5 8 (4.73%) WordPress
5 8 (4.73%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (3.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 6 (3.55%) IIS
6 6 (3.55%) Joomla!
7 5 (2.96%) Drupal
7 5 (2.96%) WebSphere
8 4 (2.37%) JBoss
9 2 (1.18%) Mule
9 2 (1.18%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.59%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (6.51%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.55%) MS Project
2 6 (3.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.59%) MS Office
3 1 (0.59%) RoboHelp
3 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.37%) Magento
2 2 (1.18%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.83%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.33%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.18%) SaaS
3 2 (1.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.92%) HTTP
2 9 (5.33%) Internet
3 6 (3.55%) SSH
4 2 (1.18%) Wireless
5 1 (0.59%) VPN
5 1 (0.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (28.99%) MySQL
2 39 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 14 (8.28%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (7.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (6.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (5.33%) Oracle Database
7 7 (4.14%) DB2
8 2 (1.18%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 46 (27.22%) Git (software)
2 33 (19.53%) Selenium
3 24 (14.20%) Subversion
4 15 (8.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (8.88%) Jenkins
5 13 (7.69%) Visual Studio
6 12 (7.10%) Mercurial
7 11 (6.51%) WatiN
7 11 (6.51%) Bitbucket
7 11 (6.51%) Ant
8 10 (5.92%) JUnit
9 9 (5.33%) Eclipse
9 9 (5.33%) Bugzilla
9 9 (5.33%) TeamCity
9 9 (5.33%) Cucumber
9 9 (5.33%) SoapUI
10 8 (4.73%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (4.73%) QuickTest Pro
11 7 (4.14%) JMeter
12 5 (2.96%) Maven
General
1 25 (14.79%) Finance
2 22 (13.02%) Telecoms
3 12 (7.10%) Billing
4 10 (5.92%) Automotive
5 6 (3.55%) Advertising
6 3 (1.78%) Games
6 3 (1.78%) Retail
7 2 (1.18%) Law
7 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.18%) Back Office
8 1 (0.59%) Banking
8 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 88 (52.07%) Developer
2 48 (28.40%) .NET Developer
3 26 (15.38%) C# Developer
3 26 (15.38%) Tester
3 26 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 26 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 18 (10.65%) Project Manager
5 17 (10.06%) ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (9.47%) Junior
6 16 (9.47%) Junior Developer
7 15 (8.88%) Senior C# Developer
7 15 (8.88%) Senior .NET Developer
7 15 (8.88%) Senior Developer
7 15 (8.88%) Analyst
7 15 (8.88%) Java Developer
8 14 (8.28%) Software Developer
9 13 (7.69%) Test Analyst
10 12 (7.10%) J2EE Developer
10 12 (7.10%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 12 (7.10%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (39.05%) .NET
2 61 (36.09%) HTML
3 50 (29.59%) CSS
4 48 (28.40%) ASP.NET
5 47 (27.81%) jQuery
6 34 (20.12%) .NET Framework
6 34 (20.12%) XML
7 33 (19.53%) Web Services
8 24 (14.20%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (13.61%) HTML5
10 22 (13.02%) WCF
11 20 (11.83%) J2EE
12 18 (10.65%) JSP
13 17 (10.06%) CSS3
14 15 (8.88%) SOAP
14 15 (8.88%) Ajax
15 13 (7.69%) Hibernate
16 11 (6.51%) LAMP
16 11 (6.51%) WPF
16 11 (6.51%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 38 (22.49%) Computer Science
2 15 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.73%) User Experience
4 6 (3.55%) Photography
5 5 (2.96%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.37%) Open Source
7 3 (1.78%) Interactive TV
7 3 (1.78%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.18%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.59%) AS400
9 1 (0.59%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.59%) iSeries
9 1 (0.59%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.43%) Windows
2 16 (9.47%) Linux
3 10 (5.92%) Android
3 10 (5.92%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.37%) UNIX
5 2 (1.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (62.72%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (24.85%) MVC
3 35 (20.71%) Scrum
4 29 (17.16%) TDD
5 28 (16.57%) BDD
6 26 (15.38%) Project Management
7 24 (14.20%) Automated Testing
7 24 (14.20%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (13.02%) Test Scripting
8 22 (13.02%) OO
9 20 (11.83%) Software Engineering
9 20 (11.83%) Mentoring
10 18 (10.65%) PRINCE2
11 17 (10.06%) OOP
11 17 (10.06%) PRINCE
11 17 (10.06%) Web Design
12 15 (8.88%) Agile Project Management
12 15 (8.88%) Kanban
13 14 (8.28%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (8.28%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (42.60%) JavaScript
2 60 (35.50%) C#
3 49 (28.99%) Java
4 47 (27.81%) SQL
5 26 (15.38%) PHP
6 21 (12.43%) PL/SQL
7 17 (10.06%) PHP5
8 16 (9.47%) VB.NET
9 7 (4.14%) RPG
10 6 (3.55%) C++
11 4 (2.37%) XPath
12 3 (1.78%) VB
13 2 (1.18%) VB6
13 2 (1.18%) XQuery
13 2 (1.18%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.59%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.59%) C
Qualifications
1 61 (36.09%) Degree
2 11 (6.51%) HND
3 8 (4.73%) PMP
3 8 (4.73%) PMI Certification
4 6 (3.55%) ISTQB
4 6 (3.55%) ISEB
5 1 (0.59%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (17.16%) QA
2 2 (1.18%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.59%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (5.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (5.92%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (16.57%) Oracle
2 27 (15.98%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.51%) Telerik
4 9 (5.33%) VMware
5 8 (4.73%) Sitecore
5 8 (4.73%) SAP
6 7 (4.14%) Perforce
7 6 (3.55%) Adobe
8 5 (2.96%) BT
8 5 (2.96%) Planview
9 4 (2.37%) HP
10 2 (1.18%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.18%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.18%) IBM
10 2 (1.18%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.59%) hybris
11 1 (0.59%) Zend
11 1 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
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