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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 90 179 181
Rank change year-on-year
+89 +2
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 172 84 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.95% 1.28% 1.06%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.13% 6.87% 6.83%
Number of salaries quoted 143 72 63
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,550 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,750 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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
1137 1223 1084
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 19.50% 18.58% 15.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1015 1045 929
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +40 103 £45,000 +20.00% 15
Cheshire +39 34 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Merseyside - 13 £65,000 - 3
Lancashire +22 11 £32,500 -4.41% 1
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 238 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (42.11%) SQL
3 96 (29.72%) Java
4 93 (28.79%) JavaScript
5 91 (28.17%) Git (software)
6 89 (27.55%) CSS
7 84 (26.01%) HTML
8 80 (24.77%) Finance
9 79 (24.46%) Selenium
10 78 (24.15%) Scrum
11 75 (23.22%) QA
12 65 (20.12%) .NET
13 64 (19.81%) TDD
14 63 (19.50%) Test Scripting
15 60 (18.58%) Confluence
16 56 (17.34%) SQL Server
16 56 (17.34%) C#
16 56 (17.34%) Microsoft
17 51 (15.79%) BDD
18 50 (15.48%) Jenkins
18 50 (15.48%) Windows
19 48 (14.86%) Subversion
20 47 (14.55%) Defect Management
21 46 (14.24%) Project Management
22 45 (13.93%) XML
22 45 (13.93%) Degree
23 43 (13.31%) Web Services
23 43 (13.31%) E-Commerce
24 42 (13.00%) SDLC
25 39 (12.07%) T-SQL

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 60 (18.58%) Confluence
2 27 (8.36%) CMS
2 27 (8.36%) WebSphere
3 24 (7.43%) Tomcat
4 16 (4.95%) IIS
5 8 (2.48%) JBoss
5 8 (2.48%) OpenStack
6 6 (1.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (1.55%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.93%) Apache ServiceMix
8 3 (0.93%) Commerce Server
8 3 (0.93%) nginx
9 2 (0.62%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.62%) Mule
9 2 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.62%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.31%) Apache
10 1 (0.31%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 35 (10.84%) MS Excel
2 22 (6.81%) MS Office
3 9 (2.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 21 (6.50%) Magento
2 5 (1.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.55%) Sonata
3 2 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.19%) Adobe Analytics
2 16 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.48%) IaaS
4 8 (2.48%) PaaS
5 3 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.93%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (0.93%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (0.93%) CloudFront
5 3 (0.93%) SaaS
6 2 (0.62%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.31%) GitHub
7 1 (0.31%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.19%) FTP
2 14 (4.33%) SAN
3 7 (2.17%) LDAP
4 3 (0.93%) DSL
4 3 (0.93%) Internet
5 2 (0.62%) HTTP
6 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (17.34%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.81%) MongoDB
3 20 (6.19%) MySQL
4 16 (4.95%) NoSQL
5 13 (4.02%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (2.79%) Big Data
7 7 (2.17%) DB2
8 6 (1.86%) GIS
9 5 (1.55%) Couchbase
9 5 (1.55%) Hazelcast
10 4 (1.24%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.93%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.93%) Redis
11 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.62%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.62%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.62%) MS Access
13 1 (0.31%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 91 (28.17%) Git (software)
2 79 (24.46%) Selenium
3 50 (15.48%) Jenkins
4 48 (14.86%) Subversion
5 36 (11.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 31 (9.60%) Maven
7 29 (8.98%) Cucumber
8 27 (8.36%) WebDriver
9 21 (6.50%) JUnit
10 18 (5.57%) Ant
10 18 (5.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 15 (4.64%) Bitbucket
11 15 (4.64%) Eclipse
12 14 (4.33%) Bugzilla
12 14 (4.33%) JMeter
13 12 (3.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 12 (3.72%) Mockito
14 10 (3.10%) Gradle
14 10 (3.10%) SoapUI
15 9 (2.79%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 80 (24.77%) Finance
2 27 (8.36%) Retail
3 24 (7.43%) Telecoms
4 18 (5.57%) Games
5 16 (4.95%) Banking
6 9 (2.79%) Back Office
7 8 (2.48%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.48%) Marketing
8 5 (1.55%) Billing
8 5 (1.55%) Electronics
9 4 (1.24%) Legal
10 3 (0.93%) Law
Job Titles
1 109 (33.75%) Developer
2 74 (22.91%) Analyst
3 48 (14.86%) Tester
4 43 (13.31%) .NET Developer
5 34 (10.53%) C# Developer
6 30 (9.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 29 (8.98%) QA Engineer
8 27 (8.36%) Test Analyst
9 25 (7.74%) Senior Developer
10 24 (7.43%) Automation Tester
10 24 (7.43%) Software Developer
11 23 (7.12%) Software Tester
12 21 (6.50%) Business Analyst
13 20 (6.19%) Java Developer
14 19 (5.88%) QA Tester
14 19 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
15 18 (5.57%) C# Software Developer
15 18 (5.57%) Technical Analyst
15 18 (5.57%) Technical Business Analyst
16 17 (5.26%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (27.55%) CSS
2 84 (26.01%) HTML
3 65 (20.12%) .NET
4 45 (13.93%) XML
5 43 (13.31%) Web Services
6 38 (11.76%) .NET Framework
6 38 (11.76%) JSON
7 34 (10.53%) HTML5
8 32 (9.91%) ASP.NET
9 31 (9.60%) WCF
10 30 (9.29%) RESTful
11 27 (8.36%) Spring
12 26 (8.05%) jQuery
13 23 (7.12%) Node.js
13 23 (7.12%) REST
14 20 (6.19%) CSS3
15 19 (5.88%) SOAP
16 18 (5.57%) Hibernate
17 16 (4.95%) AngularJS
18 14 (4.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.19%) Mobile App
2 19 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 18 (5.57%) iPad
4 16 (4.95%) Visualisation
5 15 (4.64%) Wiki
6 14 (4.33%) Data Centre
7 13 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (4.02%) User Experience
8 10 (3.10%) Driving Licence
8 10 (3.10%) Online Games
9 9 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.24%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.24%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.93%) Blog
12 2 (0.62%) 3D Graphics
12 2 (0.62%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.62%) Social Media
13 1 (0.31%) Artificial Intelligence
13 1 (0.31%) Interactive TV
13 1 (0.31%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 50 (15.48%) Windows
2 26 (8.05%) Linux
3 25 (7.74%) Android
4 20 (6.19%) Unix
5 13 (4.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (3.72%) Apple iOS
6 12 (3.72%) Windows Server
7 8 (2.48%) CentOS
8 4 (1.24%) AIX
9 2 (0.62%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (24.15%) Scrum
3 64 (19.81%) TDD
4 63 (19.50%) Test Scripting
5 51 (15.79%) BDD
6 47 (14.55%) Defect Management
7 46 (14.24%) Project Management
8 43 (13.31%) E-Commerce
9 42 (13.00%) SDLC
10 38 (11.76%) ITIL
11 37 (11.46%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (11.46%) MVC
12 36 (11.15%) User Acceptance Testing
13 31 (9.60%) Automated Testing
14 26 (8.05%) PRINCE2
14 26 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
15 24 (7.43%) Kanban
15 24 (7.43%) Web Development
16 23 (7.12%) Automation Testing
16 23 (7.12%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 136 (42.11%) SQL
2 96 (29.72%) Java
3 93 (28.79%) JavaScript
4 56 (17.34%) C#
5 39 (12.07%) T-SQL
6 35 (10.84%) PL/SQL
7 20 (6.19%) PHP
8 14 (4.33%) PowerShell
8 14 (4.33%) Scala
9 11 (3.41%) Groovy
10 10 (3.10%) Python
11 9 (2.79%) Ruby
12 7 (2.17%) Apple Swift
12 7 (2.17%) Objective-C
12 7 (2.17%) PHP 5
13 5 (1.55%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.55%) TypeScript
13 5 (1.55%) XPath
14 3 (0.93%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.93%) Jython
Qualifications
1 45 (13.93%) Degree
2 33 (10.22%) ISEB
3 15 (4.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (4.33%) Citrix Certification
4 14 (4.33%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.31%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (23.22%) QA
System Software
1 14 (4.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 14 (4.33%) XenApp
2 9 (2.79%) Docker
3 3 (0.93%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.62%) HDFS
4 2 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.31%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 29 (8.98%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (6.19%) ServiceCenter
3 14 (4.33%) EdgeSight
3 14 (4.33%) Nagios
3 14 (4.33%) SCOM
3 14 (4.33%) SCOrch
4 13 (4.02%) SCCM
5 11 (3.41%) Puppet
6 4 (1.24%) SELinux
7 3 (0.93%) Ansible
7 3 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.93%) Packer
Vendors
1 56 (17.34%) Microsoft
2 39 (12.07%) Oracle
3 38 (11.76%) HP
4 26 (8.05%) Adobe
4 26 (8.05%) IBM
5 21 (6.50%) ATG
5 21 (6.50%) Google
5 21 (6.50%) hybris
6 14 (4.33%) Citrix
7 8 (2.48%) Atlassian
8 6 (1.86%) SAP
9 5 (1.55%) Ektron
9 5 (1.55%) FNZ
9 5 (1.55%) Telerik
10 4 (1.24%) Cognizant
11 3 (0.93%) New Relic
11 3 (0.93%) SaltStack
12 2 (0.62%) Perforce
12 2 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.62%) TIBCO
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