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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 148 205 219
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +14
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 112 34 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.53% 0.51% 0.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.82% 3.46% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 95 28 29
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,550 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
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
1270 983 1356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.37% 14.66% 17.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1134 861 1212
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 December 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 24 December 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
Manchester +31 61 £35,000 +32.07% 7
Cheshire +32 49 £40,000 -5.88% 3
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 124 (61.08%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (40.39%) .NET
3 81 (39.90%) JavaScript
3 81 (39.90%) SQL
4 80 (39.41%) C#
5 79 (38.92%) HTML
6 71 (34.98%) Java
7 66 (32.51%) CSS
7 66 (32.51%) MVC
8 63 (31.03%) Git (software)
9 62 (30.54%) ASP.NET
10 61 (30.05%) Selenium
11 58 (28.57%) Web Services
11 58 (28.57%) jQuery
12 57 (28.08%) .NET Framework
13 49 (24.14%) SQL Server
14 48 (23.65%) MySQL
14 48 (23.65%) Degree
15 47 (23.15%) XML
16 44 (21.67%) Oracle
17 43 (21.18%) Scrum
18 41 (20.20%) QA
19 38 (18.72%) Windows
20 36 (17.73%) PHP
20 36 (17.73%) Microsoft
21 35 (17.24%) Finance
21 35 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
21 35 (17.24%) Confluence
21 35 (17.24%) Cucumber
22 32 (15.76%) Subversion

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 35 (17.24%) Confluence
2 27 (13.30%) CMS
3 18 (8.87%) Tomcat
3 18 (8.87%) WebSphere
4 14 (6.90%) Sitecore CMS
5 13 (6.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 10 (4.93%) IIS
6 10 (4.93%) WordPress
7 8 (3.94%) Umbraco
7 8 (3.94%) IBM HTTP Server
8 7 (3.45%) Apache
8 7 (3.45%) Joomla!
9 6 (2.96%) JBoss
10 3 (1.48%) Commerce Server
10 3 (1.48%) Drupal
10 3 (1.48%) concrete5
11 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.99%) Apache ServiceMix
11 2 (0.99%) Mule
11 2 (0.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (7.39%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (2.46%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.46%) MS Office
4 4 (1.97%) MS Project
5 1 (0.49%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Fredhopper
1 2 (0.99%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.49%) Magento
2 1 (0.49%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.39%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.97%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (1.97%) SaaS
3 4 (1.97%) Route 53
4 2 (0.99%) GitHub
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.37%) HTTP
2 9 (4.43%) Internet
3 7 (3.45%) SSH
4 5 (2.46%) AMQP
5 2 (0.99%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (0.99%) OpenVPN
5 2 (0.99%) PPTP
5 2 (0.99%) IPsec
5 2 (0.99%) VPN
5 2 (0.99%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 48 (23.65%) MySQL
3 19 (9.36%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (6.90%) Oracle Database
5 11 (5.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (4.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (3.94%) Informix
7 8 (3.94%) RDBMS
7 8 (3.94%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.96%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.96%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.99%) DB2
10 2 (0.99%) Big Data
11 1 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 63 (31.03%) Git (software)
2 61 (30.05%) Selenium
3 35 (17.24%) Cucumber
4 32 (15.76%) Subversion
5 29 (14.29%) JUnit
6 27 (13.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 23 (11.33%) Eclipse
8 22 (10.84%) Jenkins
9 21 (10.34%) Mercurial
10 18 (8.87%) TeamCity
11 17 (8.37%) Octopus Deploy
12 15 (7.39%) Bitbucket
12 15 (7.39%) Ant
12 15 (7.39%) Visual Studio
13 14 (6.90%) QuickTest Pro
14 12 (5.91%) WatiN
14 12 (5.91%) SoapUI
15 10 (4.93%) WebDriver
15 10 (4.93%) Maven
16 9 (4.43%) Mockito
General
1 35 (17.24%) Finance
2 20 (9.85%) Telecoms
3 15 (7.39%) Automotive
4 8 (3.94%) Retail
5 7 (3.45%) Advertising
5 7 (3.45%) Games
6 5 (2.46%) Billing
7 3 (1.48%) Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 117 (57.64%) Developer
2 52 (25.62%) .NET Developer
3 43 (21.18%) Tester
4 33 (16.26%) Java Developer
5 31 (15.27%) C# Developer
5 31 (15.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 31 (15.27%) C# .NET Developer
6 22 (10.84%) Senior Developer
7 21 (10.34%) Software Tester
8 20 (9.85%) Junior Developer
8 20 (9.85%) Junior
9 19 (9.36%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 18 (8.87%) Analyst
10 18 (8.87%) Software Developer
11 16 (7.88%) ASP.NET Developer
12 15 (7.39%) Senior C# Developer
12 15 (7.39%) Senior .NET Developer
13 14 (6.90%) J2EE Developer
13 14 (6.90%) .NET Software Developer
14 13 (6.40%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (40.39%) .NET
2 79 (38.92%) HTML
3 66 (32.51%) CSS
4 62 (30.54%) ASP.NET
5 58 (28.57%) Web Services
5 58 (28.57%) jQuery
6 57 (28.08%) .NET Framework
7 47 (23.15%) XML
8 31 (15.27%) J2EE
8 31 (15.27%) Spring
9 29 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 28 (13.79%) HTML5
11 26 (12.81%) CSS3
11 26 (12.81%) SOAP
12 25 (12.32%) WCF
13 24 (11.82%) JDBC
14 22 (10.84%) Hibernate
15 21 (10.34%) JSP
16 17 (8.37%) JSON
17 16 (7.88%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.36%) Computer Science
2 17 (8.37%) Open Source
3 15 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.94%) N-Tier
5 7 (3.45%) Photography
5 7 (3.45%) User Experience
6 6 (2.96%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.46%) Online Games
7 5 (2.46%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (1.48%) FMCG
9 2 (0.99%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.99%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.49%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 38 (18.72%) Windows
2 30 (14.78%) Linux
3 9 (4.43%) Apple iOS
4 8 (3.94%) Android
5 6 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.46%) UNIX
7 4 (1.97%) CentOS
8 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (61.08%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (32.51%) MVC
3 43 (21.18%) Scrum
4 35 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (15.76%) Automated Testing
6 30 (14.78%) TDD
6 30 (14.78%) OO
7 27 (13.30%) Test Automation
8 26 (12.81%) Test Scripting
8 26 (12.81%) Web Design
9 25 (12.32%) E-Commerce
9 25 (12.32%) Regression Testing
10 24 (11.82%) BDD
11 18 (8.87%) Manual Testing
12 16 (7.88%) System Testing
12 16 (7.88%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (7.88%) SOA
13 15 (7.39%) Integration Testing
14 13 (6.40%) Time Management
14 13 (6.40%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 81 (39.90%) JavaScript
1 81 (39.90%) SQL
2 80 (39.41%) C#
3 71 (34.98%) Java
4 36 (17.73%) PHP
5 28 (13.79%) PL/SQL
6 21 (10.34%) PHP5
7 13 (6.40%) C++
8 9 (4.43%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.46%) C
9 5 (2.46%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.97%) XPath
11 3 (1.48%) Ruby
12 2 (0.99%) XQuery
12 2 (0.99%) RPG
13 1 (0.49%) Perl
13 1 (0.49%) Groovy
13 1 (0.49%) Python
13 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (23.65%) Degree
2 20 (9.85%) ISEB
3 12 (5.91%) HND
3 12 (5.91%) ISTQB
4 11 (5.42%) SC Cleared
4 11 (5.42%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.49%) PMP
7 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (20.20%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.46%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.48%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.99%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.99%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (21.67%) Oracle
2 36 (17.73%) Microsoft
3 16 (7.88%) IBM
4 15 (7.39%) Atlassian
5 14 (6.90%) Perforce
5 14 (6.90%) Sitecore
6 13 (6.40%) Telerik
6 13 (6.40%) HP
7 11 (5.42%) SAP
8 8 (3.94%) Adobe
8 8 (3.94%) Compuware
8 8 (3.94%) Red Hat
9 7 (3.45%) EPiServer
10 6 (2.96%) VMware
11 4 (1.97%) Zend
12 3 (1.48%) ATG
12 3 (1.48%) Planview
13 2 (0.99%) TIBCO
13 2 (0.99%) BT
13 2 (0.99%) Twitter
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