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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 165 157 190
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +33
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 91 93 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.35% 1.26% 0.71%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.23% 7.20% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 80 82 42
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,150 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £48,150
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,250 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +4.54%
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
1258 1292 970
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 18.71% 17.53% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1122 1109 859
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,050 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,050
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +33 60 £40,000 - 13
Cheshire -23 28 £35,000 +7.69% 6
Lancashire - 2 £27,000 -
Cumbria - 1 £42,500 -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 93 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (36.00%) Java
3 51 (34.00%) Finance
4 49 (32.67%) QA
5 48 (32.00%) SQL
6 46 (30.67%) Scrum
7 44 (29.33%) Degree
7 44 (29.33%) JavaScript
8 43 (28.67%) Test Scripting
9 42 (28.00%) .NET
10 41 (27.33%) Selenium
11 39 (26.00%) Automated Testing
12 38 (25.33%) MySQL
13 36 (24.00%) PHP
14 34 (22.67%) Web Services
15 33 (22.00%) SDLC
16 31 (20.67%) Jenkins
16 31 (20.67%) Mobile App
16 31 (20.67%) ISEB
17 28 (18.67%) XML
17 28 (18.67%) HTML
17 28 (18.67%) Git (software)
18 27 (18.00%) C#
19 26 (17.33%) PL/SQL
19 26 (17.33%) Windows
19 26 (17.33%) Linux
19 26 (17.33%) Software Engineering
20 24 (16.00%) Oracle
21 23 (15.33%) User Acceptance Testing
22 22 (14.67%) Android

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (14.00%) Confluence
2 14 (9.33%) Tomcat
3 13 (8.67%) Apache
4 6 (4.00%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.33%) Node.js
6 4 (2.67%) Jetty
6 4 (2.67%) Liferay
6 4 (2.67%) IIS
6 4 (2.67%) JBoss
7 3 (2.00%) Drupal
7 3 (2.00%) WordPress
8 1 (0.67%) nginx
8 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.33%) MS Office
3 2 (1.33%) MS Project
4 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.00%) SaaS
5 1 (0.67%) Heroku
5 1 (0.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.67%) VPN
1 10 (6.67%) Network Security
2 9 (6.00%) Internet
3 8 (5.33%) Wireless
4 2 (1.33%) Telnet
4 2 (1.33%) SNMP
4 2 (1.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.67%) SSL
5 1 (0.67%) Intranet
5 1 (0.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (25.33%) MySQL
2 12 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.00%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (5.33%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.00%) Redis
7 2 (1.33%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 41 (27.33%) Selenium
2 31 (20.67%) Jenkins
3 28 (18.67%) Git (software)
4 18 (12.00%) Subversion
5 13 (8.67%) Maven
6 12 (8.00%) Bugzilla
7 11 (7.33%) Mercurial
8 10 (6.67%) Cucumber
8 10 (6.67%) HP UFT
9 9 (6.00%) Ant
9 9 (6.00%) JUnit
10 8 (5.33%) FitNesse
10 8 (5.33%) WatiN
11 7 (4.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 7 (4.67%) Oracle Forms
12 6 (4.00%) ClearCase
12 6 (4.00%) TeamCity
12 6 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (4.00%) SonarQube
13 5 (3.33%) Eclipse
General
1 51 (34.00%) Finance
2 15 (10.00%) Retail
3 12 (8.00%) Banking
4 8 (5.33%) Financial Institution
5 6 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.33%) Marketing
7 4 (2.67%) Law
8 3 (2.00%) Games
9 2 (1.33%) Billing
9 2 (1.33%) Legal
9 2 (1.33%) Back Office
9 2 (1.33%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (29.33%) Developer
2 30 (20.00%) Tester
3 28 (18.67%) Analyst
4 21 (14.00%) QA Tester
5 16 (10.67%) Test Analyst
6 13 (8.67%) Software Tester
7 12 (8.00%) Project Manager
8 11 (7.33%) Software Engineer
8 11 (7.33%) Support Engineer
8 11 (7.33%) QA Engineer
9 10 (6.67%) Test Engineer
9 10 (6.67%) Business Analyst
10 8 (5.33%) Java Developer
10 8 (5.33%) Automated Tester
11 7 (4.67%) Oracle Developer
11 7 (4.67%) .NET Developer
11 7 (4.67%) Technical Analyst
11 7 (4.67%) Technical Business Analyst
12 6 (4.00%) Programmer
13 5 (3.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (28.00%) .NET
2 34 (22.67%) Web Services
3 28 (18.67%) XML
3 28 (18.67%) HTML
4 20 (13.33%) CSS
5 16 (10.67%) .NET Framework
5 16 (10.67%) jQuery
5 16 (10.67%) HTML5
6 13 (8.67%) J2EE
6 13 (8.67%) SOAP
6 13 (8.67%) LAMP
6 13 (8.67%) Spring
7 11 (7.33%) REST
7 11 (7.33%) AngularJS
8 8 (5.33%) RESTful
8 8 (5.33%) Hibernate
8 8 (5.33%) ASP.NET
9 7 (4.67%) JSP
10 6 (4.00%) PhoneGap
11 5 (3.33%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 31 (20.67%) Mobile App
2 21 (14.00%) Computer Science
3 11 (7.33%) User Experience
4 9 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.67%) Visualisation
6 5 (3.33%) Device Driver
6 5 (3.33%) Interactive TV
7 4 (2.67%) PMI
8 3 (2.00%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.67%) iPad
9 1 (0.67%) iSeries
9 1 (0.67%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.67%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.67%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.67%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 26 (17.33%) Windows
1 26 (17.33%) Linux
2 22 (14.67%) Android
2 22 (14.67%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.33%) UNIX
4 2 (1.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (30.67%) Scrum
3 43 (28.67%) Test Scripting
4 39 (26.00%) Automated Testing
5 33 (22.00%) SDLC
6 26 (17.33%) Software Engineering
7 23 (15.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 20 (13.33%) Project Management
9 19 (12.67%) Manual Testing
10 18 (12.00%) MVC
11 17 (11.33%) Regression Testing
11 17 (11.33%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (10.67%) OO
12 16 (10.67%) DevOps
13 15 (10.00%) User Stories
13 15 (10.00%) TDD
13 15 (10.00%) Test Automation
14 14 (9.33%) Unit Testing
15 13 (8.67%) Software Testing
15 13 (8.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 54 (36.00%) Java
2 48 (32.00%) SQL
3 44 (29.33%) JavaScript
4 36 (24.00%) PHP
5 27 (18.00%) C#
6 26 (17.33%) PL/SQL
7 11 (7.33%) C++
7 11 (7.33%) Python
8 6 (4.00%) Ruby
8 6 (4.00%) Perl
9 5 (3.33%) Objective-C
10 4 (2.67%) PHP5
10 4 (2.67%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.00%) VB6
11 3 (2.00%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.00%) VB
12 1 (0.67%) RPG
12 1 (0.67%) XPath
12 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 44 (29.33%) Degree
2 31 (20.67%) ISEB
3 15 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 13 (8.67%) HND
5 4 (2.67%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.67%) IIBA
7 1 (0.67%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (32.67%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.67%) Docker
2 5 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (14.00%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (8.67%) Puppet
3 8 (5.33%) Vagrant
4 3 (2.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 24 (16.00%) Oracle
2 20 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.67%) Telerik
4 11 (7.33%) HP
5 7 (4.67%) Perforce
6 5 (3.33%) VMware
7 4 (2.67%) SaltStack
8 3 (2.00%) Atlassian
8 3 (2.00%) Twitter
9 2 (1.33%) Citrix
9 2 (1.33%) Adobe
9 2 (1.33%) SAP
9 2 (1.33%) Progress
9 2 (1.33%) IBM
10 1 (0.67%) McAfee
10 1 (0.67%) New Relic
10 1 (0.67%) hybris
10 1 (0.67%) Google
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