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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 185 191 219
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +28
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 53 47 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.87% 0.70% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.59% 4.60% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 39 40 25
Average salary £37,500 £40,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1154 1021 1108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 18.94% 15.11% 15.34%
Number of salaries quoted 962 896 959
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,450 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +21 28 £33,750 -28.94% 11
Cheshire +2 20 £41,250 +17.85% 5
Merseyside +11 2 - - 4
Lancashire -16 1 £31,000 -23.45%
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 95 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (38.06%) JavaScript
3 58 (37.42%) Degree
4 54 (34.84%) .NET
5 49 (31.61%) C#
6 45 (29.03%) Java
7 42 (27.10%) MySQL
8 41 (26.45%) SQL
8 41 (26.45%) HTML
9 38 (24.52%) Scrum
10 36 (23.23%) Computer Science
11 35 (22.58%) Git (software)
11 35 (22.58%) ASP.NET
11 35 (22.58%) CSS
12 33 (21.29%) Selenium
13 32 (20.65%) QA
14 31 (20.00%) jQuery
15 30 (19.35%) Finance
16 29 (18.71%) SQL Server
17 28 (18.06%) XML
18 27 (17.42%) MVC
19 26 (16.77%) Automated Testing
20 25 (16.13%) Mentoring
21 24 (15.48%) .NET Framework
21 24 (15.48%) PHP
21 24 (15.48%) Web Services
22 23 (14.84%) Oracle
22 23 (14.84%) Project Management
22 23 (14.84%) Software Engineering
22 23 (14.84%) Test Scripting

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 (14.19%) Confluence
2 14 (9.03%) Tomcat
3 12 (7.74%) CMS
4 9 (5.81%) Apache
5 5 (3.23%) IIS
5 5 (3.23%) Drupal
6 4 (2.58%) WordPress
6 4 (2.58%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (2.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.29%) Joomla!
7 2 (1.29%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.65%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.65%) JBoss
8 1 (0.65%) Mule
8 1 (0.65%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (7.74%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.58%) MS Project
3 2 (1.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.65%) RoboHelp
4 1 (0.65%) MS Office
4 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.58%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.97%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.81%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.65%) SaaS
3 1 (0.65%) Heroku
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.81%) Internet
2 6 (3.87%) Network Security
2 6 (3.87%) VPN
3 5 (3.23%) HTTP
4 2 (1.29%) SSH
4 2 (1.29%) Wireless
5 1 (0.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (27.10%) MySQL
2 29 (18.71%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.81%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (5.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (4.52%) Oracle Database
5 7 (4.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.87%) DB2
7 3 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (22.58%) Git (software)
2 33 (21.29%) Selenium
3 22 (14.19%) Jenkins
4 17 (10.97%) Subversion
5 12 (7.74%) WatiN
6 11 (7.10%) Bugzilla
7 10 (6.45%) Mercurial
7 10 (6.45%) Visual Studio
7 10 (6.45%) Cucumber
8 9 (5.81%) Ant
8 9 (5.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (5.81%) TeamCity
9 8 (5.16%) QuickTest Pro
10 7 (4.52%) Bitbucket
10 7 (4.52%) SoapUI
10 7 (4.52%) JUnit
10 7 (4.52%) Maven
11 5 (3.23%) JMeter
11 5 (3.23%) Eclipse
12 4 (2.58%) AccuRev
General
1 30 (19.35%) Finance
2 16 (10.32%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.81%) Billing
4 6 (3.87%) Banking
4 6 (3.87%) Automotive
5 3 (1.94%) Retail
6 2 (1.29%) Games
6 2 (1.29%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.29%) Back Office
6 2 (1.29%) Law
6 2 (1.29%) Advertising
7 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (40.65%) Developer
2 33 (21.29%) .NET Developer
3 28 (18.06%) Tester
4 20 (12.90%) C# Developer
5 19 (12.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 19 (12.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (10.32%) Project Manager
7 14 (9.03%) ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (9.03%) Analyst
8 12 (7.74%) Test Engineer
8 12 (7.74%) Test Analyst
9 11 (7.10%) Senior Developer
9 11 (7.10%) Senior C# Developer
9 11 (7.10%) Senior .NET Developer
10 10 (6.45%) QA Tester
11 9 (5.81%) .NET Software Developer
11 9 (5.81%) Automated Tester
11 9 (5.81%) Support Engineer
11 9 (5.81%) Software Developer
12 8 (5.16%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (34.84%) .NET
2 41 (26.45%) HTML
3 35 (22.58%) ASP.NET
3 35 (22.58%) CSS
4 31 (20.00%) jQuery
5 28 (18.06%) XML
6 24 (15.48%) .NET Framework
6 24 (15.48%) Web Services
7 16 (10.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (9.68%) HTML5
9 14 (9.03%) WCF
10 13 (8.39%) J2EE
10 13 (8.39%) JSP
11 12 (7.74%) Ajax
12 11 (7.10%) REST
13 10 (6.45%) LAMP
13 10 (6.45%) SOAP
14 9 (5.81%) CSS3
15 7 (4.52%) LINQ
15 7 (4.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (23.23%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.16%) User Experience
3 8 (5.16%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.58%) Interactive TV
4 4 (2.58%) Open Source
5 2 (1.29%) Photography
5 2 (1.29%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.29%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.65%) iPad
6 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.65%) AS400
6 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.65%) iSeries
6 1 (0.65%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.65%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.90%) Windows
1 20 (12.90%) Linux
2 16 (10.32%) Android
2 16 (10.32%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.29%) UNIX
3 2 (1.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (24.52%) Scrum
3 27 (17.42%) MVC
4 26 (16.77%) Automated Testing
5 25 (16.13%) Mentoring
6 23 (14.84%) Project Management
6 23 (14.84%) Software Engineering
6 23 (14.84%) Test Scripting
6 23 (14.84%) BDD
7 22 (14.19%) TDD
8 17 (10.97%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (10.97%) PRINCE2
9 16 (10.32%) PRINCE
10 15 (9.68%) Agile Project Management
11 14 (9.03%) DevOps
11 14 (9.03%) Kanban
11 14 (9.03%) Regression Testing
11 14 (9.03%) OO
12 13 (8.39%) OOP
12 13 (8.39%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (38.06%) JavaScript
2 49 (31.61%) C#
3 45 (29.03%) Java
4 41 (26.45%) SQL
5 24 (15.48%) PHP
6 19 (12.26%) PL/SQL
7 12 (7.74%) VB.NET
8 10 (6.45%) PHP5
9 9 (5.81%) C++
10 6 (3.87%) RPG
11 4 (2.58%) Perl
11 4 (2.58%) Python
12 3 (1.94%) VB
13 2 (1.29%) VB6
13 2 (1.29%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.65%) C
Qualifications
1 58 (37.42%) Degree
2 12 (7.74%) HND
3 8 (5.16%) PMP
3 8 (5.16%) PMI Certification
4 7 (4.52%) ISEB
4 7 (4.52%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.65%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (20.65%) QA
2 2 (1.29%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.65%) SLA
3 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (5.81%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (7.74%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (4.52%) Puppet
3 3 (1.94%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 23 (14.84%) Oracle
2 19 (12.26%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.74%) Telerik
4 10 (6.45%) Perforce
5 9 (5.81%) VMware
6 4 (2.58%) Sitecore
6 4 (2.58%) SAP
6 4 (2.58%) BT
6 4 (2.58%) HP
7 3 (1.94%) Planview
8 2 (1.29%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.29%) Adobe
9 1 (0.65%) hybris
9 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.65%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.65%) Zend
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Yodel
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
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Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
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MNM Associates Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £100000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + package
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
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Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £28 - £28000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 per year
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