The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 168 215 191
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -24
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 77 30 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.08% 0.41% 0.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.80% 2.83% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 66 22 22
Average salary £40,000 £30,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.23% -42.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Development Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1132 1060 1123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.91% 14.60% 15.01%
Number of salaries quoted 980 921 984
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
JIRA
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +13 30 £42,750 +55.45% 7
Cheshire +13 30 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Merseyside +7 12 £35,000 -2.09% 2
Lancashire -3 2 £23,500 -18.96%
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 62 (45.93%) SQL
2 55 (40.74%) Java
3 50 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (32.59%) Windows
4 44 (32.59%) Linux
5 43 (31.85%) Scrum
6 41 (30.37%) C#
7 39 (28.89%) Web Services
8 38 (28.15%) CSS
8 38 (28.15%) Oracle
9 35 (25.93%) HTML
10 32 (23.70%) JavaScript
10 32 (23.70%) Project Management
11 30 (22.22%) MVC
11 30 (22.22%) SQL Server
12 27 (20.00%) .NET
12 27 (20.00%) jQuery
12 27 (20.00%) Confluence
12 27 (20.00%) Oracle Database
13 26 (19.26%) TDD
13 26 (19.26%) OO
14 25 (18.52%) Spring
15 24 (17.78%) Selenium
16 23 (17.04%) Atlassian
16 23 (17.04%) MySQL
16 23 (17.04%) ASP.NET
16 23 (17.04%) IBM
16 23 (17.04%) Microsoft
17 22 (16.30%) HP
17 22 (16.30%) Automated Testing

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 27 (20.00%) Confluence
2 13 (9.63%) Apache
2 13 (9.63%) WebSphere
3 11 (8.15%) Apache Solr
4 10 (7.41%) IIS
5 7 (5.19%) CMS
5 7 (5.19%) WordPress
6 6 (4.44%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (4.44%) Drupal
6 6 (4.44%) Commerce Server
6 6 (4.44%) concrete5
7 5 (3.70%) IBM HTTP Server
7 5 (3.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (2.96%) SharePoint
9 3 (2.22%) Umbraco
10 2 (1.48%) Mule
10 2 (1.48%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (1.48%) MS Exchange
10 2 (1.48%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.48%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 13 (9.63%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.19%) MS Office
3 4 (2.96%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.22%) RoboHelp
5 1 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (5.19%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.74%) Magento
2 1 (0.74%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.96%) Route 53
2 4 (2.96%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.74%) SaaS
4 1 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.67%) AMQP
2 5 (3.70%) Internet
2 5 (3.70%) HTTP
3 2 (1.48%) VPN
3 2 (1.48%) LAN
3 2 (1.48%) VoIP
3 2 (1.48%) WAN
3 2 (1.48%) PPTP
3 2 (1.48%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (1.48%) OpenVPN
3 2 (1.48%) IPsec
4 1 (0.74%) Firewall
4 1 (0.74%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 27 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 23 (17.04%) MySQL
4 14 (10.37%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (8.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (5.93%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (5.19%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (5.19%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (3.70%) Oracle Discoverer
10 5 (3.70%) RDBMS
10 5 (3.70%) Informix
10 5 (3.70%) Relational Database
11 4 (2.96%) NoSQL
12 3 (2.22%) MongoDB
13 2 (1.48%) Big Data
14 1 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (17.78%) Selenium
2 21 (15.56%) Cucumber
3 19 (14.07%) JUnit
4 18 (13.33%) Git (software)
5 14 (10.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (10.37%) Subversion
6 12 (8.89%) Eclipse
7 10 (7.41%) Mercurial
7 10 (7.41%) WebDriver
7 10 (7.41%) Jenkins
8 9 (6.67%) Gradle
8 9 (6.67%) Hudson
8 9 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (6.67%) Bugzilla
9 8 (5.93%) Visual Studio
9 8 (5.93%) TeamCity
10 7 (5.19%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (3.70%) Introscope
11 5 (3.70%) PHPUnit
11 5 (3.70%) Mockito
General
1 21 (15.56%) Finance
2 14 (10.37%) Marketing
3 8 (5.93%) Retail
4 6 (4.44%) Advertising
4 6 (4.44%) Games
5 3 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.48%) Military
6 2 (1.48%) Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (49.63%) Developer
2 22 (16.30%) Java Developer
3 17 (12.59%) Tester
4 16 (11.85%) Analyst
5 12 (8.89%) Web Developer
6 11 (8.15%) Software Tester
6 11 (8.15%) PHP Developer
7 9 (6.67%) Test Engineer
7 9 (6.67%) Test Analyst
8 8 (5.93%) Senior Developer
8 8 (5.93%) Lead Developer
8 8 (5.93%) Team Leader
9 6 (4.44%) Support Analyst
9 6 (4.44%) Software Developer
9 6 (4.44%) UI Developer
9 6 (4.44%) Automation Tester
9 6 (4.44%) UI Programmer
10 5 (3.70%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.70%) Senior Web Developer
10 5 (3.70%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (28.89%) Web Services
2 38 (28.15%) CSS
3 35 (25.93%) HTML
4 27 (20.00%) .NET
4 27 (20.00%) jQuery
5 25 (18.52%) Spring
6 23 (17.04%) ASP.NET
7 19 (14.07%) XML
7 19 (14.07%) .NET Framework
8 17 (12.59%) AngularJS
9 16 (11.85%) JSON
10 15 (11.11%) SOAP
11 12 (8.89%) Hibernate
12 11 (8.15%) Java EE
12 11 (8.15%) WCF
12 11 (8.15%) Symfony
13 10 (7.41%) RESTful
13 10 (7.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 10 (7.41%) J2EE
14 9 (6.67%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.63%) Open Source
2 11 (8.15%) Mobile App
2 11 (8.15%) Xbox
3 6 (4.44%) FMCG
4 5 (3.70%) N-Tier
4 5 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.70%) Online Games
5 2 (1.48%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.74%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 44 (32.59%) Windows
1 44 (32.59%) Linux
2 12 (8.89%) Android
2 12 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (8.89%) Apple iOS
3 8 (5.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (5.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (4.44%) CentOS
5 5 (3.70%) UNIX
6 4 (2.96%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (2.22%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.48%) Fedora
8 2 (1.48%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (31.85%) Scrum
3 32 (23.70%) Project Management
4 30 (22.22%) MVC
5 26 (19.26%) TDD
5 26 (19.26%) OO
6 22 (16.30%) Automated Testing
7 19 (14.07%) Configuration Management
8 16 (11.85%) E-Commerce
9 15 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (11.11%) Test Automation
10 14 (10.37%) Kanban
11 13 (9.63%) Test Scripting
12 12 (8.89%) ITIL
13 11 (8.15%) OO PHP
14 10 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (7.41%) BDD
15 9 (6.67%) Integration Testing
15 9 (6.67%) Software Testing
16 8 (5.93%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (45.93%) SQL
2 55 (40.74%) Java
3 41 (30.37%) C#
4 32 (23.70%) JavaScript
5 21 (15.56%) PHP
6 11 (8.15%) PL/SQL
7 9 (6.67%) C++
8 6 (4.44%) C
9 5 (3.70%) Ruby
9 5 (3.70%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.22%) Scala
11 2 (1.48%) Python
11 2 (1.48%) XPath
11 2 (1.48%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.74%) VBScript
12 1 (0.74%) Groovy
12 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.74%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 16 (11.85%) Security Cleared
2 15 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.93%) ISTQB
4 6 (4.44%) ISEB
5 4 (2.96%) Degree
6 2 (1.48%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.81%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.44%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.48%) Squid
3 2 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.74%) XenApp
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (5.93%) OpenView
3 4 (2.96%) Puppet
4 1 (0.74%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (28.15%) Oracle
2 23 (17.04%) IBM
2 23 (17.04%) Microsoft
2 23 (17.04%) Atlassian
3 22 (16.30%) HP
4 12 (8.89%) Red Hat
5 11 (8.15%) Perforce
6 8 (5.93%) Remedy
7 7 (5.19%) ATG
8 6 (4.44%) Sitecore
9 5 (3.70%) Compuware
9 5 (3.70%) Sage
10 4 (2.96%) Zend
11 2 (1.48%) EPiServer
11 2 (1.48%) Rackspace
11 2 (1.48%) SaltStack
11 2 (1.48%) DevExpress
11 2 (1.48%) VMware
11 2 (1.48%) Telerik
12 1 (0.74%) hybris
Salford, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30,000-£55,000+ PA Depending on experience
Posted: 14 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Flexitime
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago