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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 137 199 230
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +31
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 117 37 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.70% 0.56% 0.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.66% 3.76% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 104 33 32
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,400 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
1211 983 1337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.61% 14.88% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 863 1180
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +42 65 £38,000 -15.55% 8
Cheshire +34 48 £40,000 -5.88% 6
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 131 (66.50%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (43.65%) .NET
3 82 (41.62%) JavaScript
4 81 (41.12%) C#
5 76 (38.58%) HTML
6 71 (36.04%) SQL
7 65 (32.99%) ASP.NET
8 63 (31.98%) CSS
8 63 (31.98%) Degree
8 63 (31.98%) Git (software)
9 59 (29.95%) MVC
10 58 (29.44%) Java
11 57 (28.93%) Selenium
12 56 (28.43%) .NET Framework
13 55 (27.92%) jQuery
14 51 (25.89%) MySQL
15 49 (24.87%) Web Services
16 47 (23.86%) SQL Server
17 46 (23.35%) XML
18 38 (19.29%) Scrum
19 37 (18.78%) QA
20 36 (18.27%) Finance
20 36 (18.27%) Microsoft
20 36 (18.27%) PHP
21 34 (17.26%) Oracle
21 34 (17.26%) Automated Testing
22 31 (15.74%) Computer Science
23 30 (15.23%) TDD
24 29 (14.72%) Subversion
24 29 (14.72%) PL/SQL

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 27 (13.71%) CMS
2 24 (12.18%) Confluence
3 20 (10.15%) Tomcat
4 11 (5.58%) Sitecore CMS
5 10 (5.08%) WebSphere
6 9 (4.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 9 (4.57%) IIS
6 9 (4.57%) WordPress
7 7 (3.55%) Apache
7 7 (3.55%) Joomla!
8 6 (3.05%) JBoss
9 5 (2.54%) Umbraco
10 3 (1.52%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (1.02%) Mule
11 2 (1.02%) Drupal
11 2 (1.02%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (0.51%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 9 (4.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (2.03%) MS Project
3 4 (2.03%) MS Office
4 2 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.02%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Magento
2 2 (1.02%) Fredhopper
2 2 (1.02%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.51%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.12%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.52%) SaaS
4 2 (1.02%) GitHub
5 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.60%) HTTP
2 7 (3.55%) SSH
3 5 (2.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (25.89%) MySQL
2 47 (23.86%) SQL Server
3 20 (10.15%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (5.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (5.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (4.06%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.03%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.03%) DB2
7 3 (1.52%) Informix
7 3 (1.52%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.52%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 63 (31.98%) Git (software)
2 57 (28.93%) Selenium
3 29 (14.72%) Subversion
4 27 (13.71%) Cucumber
5 21 (10.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (9.64%) JUnit
7 18 (9.14%) QuickTest Pro
8 17 (8.63%) Eclipse
8 17 (8.63%) Jenkins
9 16 (8.12%) Octopus Deploy
9 16 (8.12%) Bitbucket
9 16 (8.12%) Mercurial
9 16 (8.12%) Ant
10 14 (7.11%) WatiN
11 13 (6.60%) TeamCity
12 11 (5.58%) SoapUI
13 10 (5.08%) Visual Studio
14 9 (4.57%) FitNesse
15 8 (4.06%) Maven
16 6 (3.05%) WebDriver
General
1 36 (18.27%) Finance
2 24 (12.18%) Telecoms
3 16 (8.12%) Automotive
4 7 (3.55%) Advertising
4 7 (3.55%) Billing
5 5 (2.54%) Retail
6 4 (2.03%) Games
7 3 (1.52%) Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 107 (54.31%) Developer
2 60 (30.46%) .NET Developer
3 41 (20.81%) Tester
4 36 (18.27%) C# Developer
4 36 (18.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 36 (18.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 24 (12.18%) Java Developer
6 23 (11.68%) Senior Developer
7 21 (10.66%) Analyst
7 21 (10.66%) Junior
7 21 (10.66%) ASP.NET Developer
7 21 (10.66%) Junior Developer
8 19 (9.64%) Software Developer
9 18 (9.14%) Senior C# Developer
9 18 (9.14%) Senior .NET Developer
10 17 (8.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 16 (8.12%) QA Tester
11 16 (8.12%) J2EE Developer
11 16 (8.12%) Software Tester
11 16 (8.12%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (43.65%) .NET
2 76 (38.58%) HTML
3 65 (32.99%) ASP.NET
4 63 (31.98%) CSS
5 56 (28.43%) .NET Framework
6 55 (27.92%) jQuery
7 49 (24.87%) Web Services
8 46 (23.35%) XML
9 29 (14.72%) ASP.NET MVC
10 27 (13.71%) WCF
11 26 (13.20%) J2EE
11 26 (13.20%) HTML5
12 25 (12.69%) CSS3
13 21 (10.66%) JSP
14 20 (10.15%) Spring
15 19 (9.64%) Hibernate
16 18 (9.14%) SOAP
16 18 (9.14%) JDBC
17 16 (8.12%) KnockoutJS
17 16 (8.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.74%) Computer Science
2 17 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.55%) Photography
3 7 (3.55%) Open Source
4 5 (2.54%) Performance Metrics
5 4 (2.03%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.52%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.02%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.02%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.02%) Online Games
7 2 (1.02%) User Experience
8 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.51%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.68%) Windows
2 15 (7.61%) Linux
3 9 (4.57%) Apple iOS
4 8 (4.06%) Android
5 4 (2.03%) UNIX
6 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (66.50%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (29.95%) MVC
3 38 (19.29%) Scrum
4 34 (17.26%) Automated Testing
5 30 (15.23%) TDD
6 29 (14.72%) BDD
7 28 (14.21%) Test Scripting
8 27 (13.71%) Web Design
8 27 (13.71%) OO
9 26 (13.20%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (12.69%) Regression Testing
11 24 (12.18%) Test Automation
12 19 (9.64%) E-Commerce
13 18 (9.14%) Project Management
14 17 (8.63%) Manual Testing
14 17 (8.63%) User Acceptance Testing
15 16 (8.12%) Mentoring
16 14 (7.11%) SOA
16 14 (7.11%) OOP
16 14 (7.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 82 (41.62%) JavaScript
2 81 (41.12%) C#
3 71 (36.04%) SQL
4 58 (29.44%) Java
5 36 (18.27%) PHP
6 29 (14.72%) PL/SQL
7 23 (11.68%) PHP5
8 13 (6.60%) VB.NET
9 8 (4.06%) C++
10 5 (2.54%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.03%) RPG
11 4 (2.03%) XPath
12 2 (1.02%) XQuery
12 2 (1.02%) VB
13 1 (0.51%) Python
13 1 (0.51%) Ruby
13 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.51%) Perl
13 1 (0.51%) C
Qualifications
1 63 (31.98%) Degree
2 18 (9.14%) ISEB
3 14 (7.11%) HND
4 10 (5.08%) ISTQB
5 7 (3.55%) PMP
5 7 (3.55%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (18.78%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.05%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (3.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (18.27%) Microsoft
2 34 (17.26%) Oracle
3 14 (7.11%) Telerik
4 11 (5.58%) Sitecore
4 11 (5.58%) SAP
5 7 (3.55%) IBM
5 7 (3.55%) Adobe
5 7 (3.55%) Perforce
5 7 (3.55%) VMware
6 5 (2.54%) EPiServer
7 4 (2.03%) BT
8 3 (1.52%) Compuware
8 3 (1.52%) HP
8 3 (1.52%) Planview
8 3 (1.52%) Zend
9 2 (1.02%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.02%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.02%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.02%) AppDynamics
9 2 (1.02%) Akamai
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Altrincham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £52000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Clifford Sells
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Easy Web Recruitment - Bright Future Software
Salary: PA depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Easy Web Recruitment - Bright Future Software
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham
Computer Futures
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £5000 - £400000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Northwich
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 16 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
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