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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 98 204 203
Rank change year-on-year
+106 -1
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 148 52 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.61% 0.79% 0.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.24% 4.29% 5.27%
Number of salaries quoted 112 35 53
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £47,400 £51,600
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
1118 1213 1119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 19.75% 18.41% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 959 1032 970
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +85 101 £40,000 - 19
Cheshire +29 24 £42,500 +3.03% 5
Merseyside +28 22 £41,250 - 2
Lancashire +3 4 £37,500 +20.96% 1
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 206 (68.44%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (40.86%) SQL
3 101 (33.55%) Selenium
4 82 (27.24%) QA
5 78 (25.91%) Test Scripting
5 78 (25.91%) Git (software)
5 78 (25.91%) Java
6 76 (25.25%) JavaScript
7 68 (22.59%) Finance
8 67 (22.26%) Confluence
9 66 (21.93%) Degree
10 59 (19.60%) Scrum
10 59 (19.60%) Automated Testing
11 57 (18.94%) SQL Server
12 56 (18.60%) .NET
13 55 (18.27%) User Acceptance Testing
14 53 (17.61%) BDD
14 53 (17.61%) Windows
15 52 (17.28%) HTML
15 52 (17.28%) ISEB
16 51 (16.94%) Defect Management
17 50 (16.61%) TDD
18 48 (15.95%) Microsoft
19 47 (15.61%) Web Services
20 45 (14.95%) Project Management
21 43 (14.29%) Cucumber
21 43 (14.29%) Jenkins
22 42 (13.95%) C#
23 41 (13.62%) Manual Testing
24 40 (13.29%) CSS

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 67 (22.26%) Confluence
2 26 (8.64%) Node.js
3 20 (6.64%) IIS
4 15 (4.98%) OpenStack
5 13 (4.32%) CMS
6 9 (2.99%) Tomcat
6 9 (2.99%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.99%) nginx
8 5 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.00%) Apache Pig
9 3 (1.00%) Drupal
9 3 (1.00%) WordPress
10 2 (0.66%) Apache
10 2 (0.66%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (0.66%) GeoServer
11 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.33%) JBoss
11 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.33%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 25 (8.31%) MS Excel
1 25 (8.31%) MS Office
2 5 (1.66%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.99%) Magento
2 5 (1.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.66%) Sonata
4 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.32%) IaaS
1 16 (5.32%) PaaS
2 12 (3.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.32%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.66%) Adobe Analytics
5 5 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.66%) Amazon ELB
5 5 (1.66%) Amazon S3
5 5 (1.66%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (1.00%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.66%) GitHub
7 2 (0.66%) SaaS
8 1 (0.33%) Office 365
8 1 (0.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.32%) SAN
2 8 (2.66%) FTP
3 5 (1.66%) Internet
4 3 (1.00%) PuTTY
4 3 (1.00%) WinSCP
5 2 (0.66%) HTTP
6 1 (0.33%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.33%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.33%) Intranet
6 1 (0.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (18.94%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.31%) MySQL
3 24 (7.97%) MongoDB
4 16 (5.32%) NoSQL
5 13 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (3.65%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.66%) Redis
8 7 (2.33%) Big Data
9 5 (1.66%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (1.66%) Couchbase
9 5 (1.66%) GIS
10 3 (1.00%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.00%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.66%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.33%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.33%) Oracle BI EE
12 1 (0.33%) OrientDB
12 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 101 (33.55%) Selenium
2 78 (25.91%) Git (software)
3 43 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 43 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 32 (10.63%) Subversion
5 27 (8.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 27 (8.97%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 27 (8.97%) WebDriver
6 25 (8.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 24 (7.97%) Maven
8 20 (6.64%) Bugzilla
8 20 (6.64%) JUnit
9 13 (4.32%) Ant
9 13 (4.32%) Appium
9 13 (4.32%) HP UFT
9 13 (4.32%) Jasmine
10 12 (3.99%) Karma Test Runner
11 10 (3.32%) Eclipse
11 10 (3.32%) JMeter
12 8 (2.66%) SpecFlow
General
1 68 (22.59%) Finance
2 25 (8.31%) Telecoms
3 22 (7.31%) Banking
4 15 (4.98%) Games
4 15 (4.98%) Retail
5 12 (3.99%) Marketing
6 10 (3.32%) Legal
7 9 (2.99%) Back Office
8 6 (1.99%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.66%) Billing
9 5 (1.66%) Electronics
9 5 (1.66%) Law
Job Titles
1 78 (25.91%) Analyst
2 70 (23.26%) Developer
3 57 (18.94%) Tester
4 39 (12.96%) Test Analyst
5 33 (10.96%) Software Tester
6 32 (10.63%) QA Engineer
7 30 (9.97%) .NET Developer
8 29 (9.63%) Automation Tester
9 28 (9.30%) Business Analyst
10 25 (8.31%) Technical Analyst
10 25 (8.31%) Technical Business Analyst
11 24 (7.97%) QA Tester
12 22 (7.31%) Test Engineer
13 21 (6.98%) C# Developer
14 19 (6.31%) Java Engineer
15 18 (5.98%) C# .NET Developer
16 16 (5.32%) Selenium Tester
16 16 (5.32%) Software Developer
17 15 (4.98%) QA Analyst
17 15 (4.98%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (18.60%) .NET
2 52 (17.28%) HTML
3 47 (15.61%) Web Services
4 40 (13.29%) CSS
5 38 (12.62%) XML
6 34 (11.30%) .NET Framework
7 33 (10.96%) JSON
8 28 (9.30%) HTML5
9 27 (8.97%) ASP.NET
10 26 (8.64%) REST
11 24 (7.97%) jQuery
12 23 (7.64%) RESTful
13 18 (5.98%) AngularJS
14 17 (5.65%) SOAP
14 17 (5.65%) WCF
15 15 (4.98%) Spring
16 14 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 13 (4.32%) CSS3
18 12 (3.99%) ASP.NET Web API
18 12 (3.99%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.30%) Computer Science
2 26 (8.64%) Visualisation
3 20 (6.64%) User Experience
4 19 (6.31%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (5.98%) Mobile App
6 16 (5.32%) Wiki
7 15 (4.98%) Data Centre
8 13 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (2.66%) iPad
10 6 (1.99%) PMI
11 5 (1.66%) Online Games
12 3 (1.00%) Blog
12 3 (1.00%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.66%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.66%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.66%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.66%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.66%) Telematics
14 1 (0.33%) Contactless
14 1 (0.33%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 53 (17.61%) Windows
2 31 (10.30%) Linux
3 18 (5.98%) Unix
4 15 (4.98%) Windows Server
5 11 (3.65%) Apple iOS
6 10 (3.32%) Android
7 7 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.99%) CentOS
9 3 (1.00%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.66%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.33%) AIX
11 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (68.44%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (25.91%) Test Scripting
3 59 (19.60%) Automated Testing
3 59 (19.60%) Scrum
4 55 (18.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 53 (17.61%) BDD
6 51 (16.94%) Defect Management
7 50 (16.61%) TDD
8 45 (14.95%) Project Management
9 41 (13.62%) Manual Testing
10 39 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
10 39 (12.96%) Functional Testing
11 38 (12.62%) SDLC
12 36 (11.96%) MVC
13 34 (11.30%) Automation Testing
14 32 (10.63%) Software Testing
15 29 (9.63%) DevOps
15 29 (9.63%) Stakeholder Management
16 26 (8.64%) BPMN
16 26 (8.64%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 123 (40.86%) SQL
2 78 (25.91%) Java
3 76 (25.25%) JavaScript
4 42 (13.95%) C#
5 36 (11.96%) PHP
6 25 (8.31%) Python
7 21 (6.98%) PL/SQL
8 19 (6.31%) T-SQL
9 16 (5.32%) PowerShell
10 14 (4.65%) Ruby
11 10 (3.32%) PHP 5
12 5 (1.66%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.66%) Go
12 5 (1.66%) XPath
13 4 (1.33%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.66%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.66%) VB
14 2 (0.66%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.66%) VB6
14 2 (0.66%) VC++
Qualifications
1 66 (21.93%) Degree
2 52 (17.28%) ISEB
3 32 (10.63%) ISTQB
4 11 (3.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (3.32%) Citrix Certification
6 9 (2.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (2.33%) HND
8 6 (1.99%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.33%) CCIE
10 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.33%) MCSE
10 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (27.24%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.33%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 16 (5.32%) Microsoft App-V
1 16 (5.32%) XenApp
2 4 (1.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.33%) Docker
3 3 (1.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 22 (7.31%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (6.98%) Puppet
3 16 (5.32%) EdgeSight
3 16 (5.32%) Nagios
3 16 (5.32%) SCOM
3 16 (5.32%) SCOrch
4 10 (3.32%) SELinux
5 8 (2.66%) ServiceCenter
6 7 (2.33%) SCCM
7 6 (1.99%) Ansible
7 6 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.00%) Packer
Vendors
1 48 (15.95%) Microsoft
2 38 (12.62%) HP
3 21 (6.98%) Citrix
4 15 (4.98%) Oracle
5 12 (3.99%) Telerik
6 11 (3.65%) Atlassian
7 10 (3.32%) Google
7 10 (3.32%) IBM
8 9 (2.99%) ATG
8 9 (2.99%) hybris
9 8 (2.66%) Adobe
10 5 (1.66%) Ektron
10 5 (1.66%) New Relic
10 5 (1.66%) SaltStack
10 5 (1.66%) SAP
11 3 (1.00%) Twitter
12 2 (0.66%) Apple
12 2 (0.66%) FNZ
12 2 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.66%) Xamarin
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer Futures - North (Permanent)
Salary: £40k - £50k per annum + 25 Days holidays, Pension (5%),
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus on call, bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Erin Associates
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £0.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Benifits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
@ITS
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London and Greater Manchester
MI5
Salary: From £43,574 up to £49,741
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Amaze
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + + Comp Bens package
Posted: 17 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
MDS
Salary: Unspecified competitive plus excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 12.5% Bonus + Flexible benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Comp Bens package
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
CIC Preston
Salary: From £36,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago