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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 183 194 224
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +30
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 70 55 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.08% 0.79% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.63% 5.45% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 58 47 17
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +46.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £41,500 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+3.01% +5.73%
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
1243 1010 1127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 19.20% 14.57% 15.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1057 868 975
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +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 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +15 42 £36,500 -18.88% 13
Cheshire +4 24 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Lancashire -11 2 £34,000 +44.68%
Cumbria - 1 £42,500 -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 86 (59.72%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (36.11%) Degree
3 46 (31.94%) Java
3 46 (31.94%) JavaScript
3 46 (31.94%) Scrum
4 42 (29.17%) .NET
5 36 (25.00%) QA
6 35 (24.31%) SQL
6 35 (24.31%) MySQL
6 35 (24.31%) Finance
7 33 (22.92%) Selenium
8 32 (22.22%) Computer Science
9 31 (21.53%) C#
9 31 (21.53%) HTML
10 28 (19.44%) Software Engineering
11 27 (18.75%) XML
12 26 (18.06%) Automated Testing
12 26 (18.06%) Jenkins
12 26 (18.06%) Mentoring
13 24 (16.67%) Project Management
13 24 (16.67%) Web Services
13 24 (16.67%) Linux
13 24 (16.67%) Test Scripting
14 23 (15.97%) Windows
14 23 (15.97%) CSS
14 23 (15.97%) Oracle
15 22 (15.28%) Git (software)
16 21 (14.58%) jQuery
16 21 (14.58%) PHP
16 21 (14.58%) SDLC

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 18 (12.50%) Confluence
2 11 (7.64%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.56%) Apache
4 5 (3.47%) Drupal
5 4 (2.78%) CMS
6 3 (2.08%) IIS
7 2 (1.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.39%) WordPress
8 1 (0.69%) Node.js
8 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.08%) MS Project
3 2 (1.39%) MS Office
4 1 (0.69%) RoboHelp
4 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.69%) SaaS
4 1 (0.69%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.94%) VPN
1 10 (6.94%) Internet
1 10 (6.94%) Network Security
2 4 (2.78%) Wireless
3 3 (2.08%) HTTP
4 2 (1.39%) SNMP
4 2 (1.39%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.39%) Telnet
5 1 (0.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (24.31%) MySQL
2 17 (11.81%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.47%) DB2
4 5 (3.47%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (3.47%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.39%) JasperReports
6 2 (1.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (22.92%) Selenium
2 26 (18.06%) Jenkins
3 22 (15.28%) Git (software)
4 12 (8.33%) Subversion
5 11 (7.64%) Bugzilla
5 11 (7.64%) WatiN
6 10 (6.94%) Ant
7 8 (5.56%) JUnit
7 8 (5.56%) Mercurial
8 7 (4.86%) Maven
8 7 (4.86%) TeamCity
8 7 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (4.86%) Cucumber
9 6 (4.17%) Visual Studio
9 6 (4.17%) ClearCase
9 6 (4.17%) Eclipse
9 6 (4.17%) SonarQube
10 5 (3.47%) HP UFT
10 5 (3.47%) SoapUI
10 5 (3.47%) AccuRev
General
1 35 (24.31%) Finance
2 10 (6.94%) Banking
2 10 (6.94%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.56%) Retail
4 7 (4.86%) Billing
5 4 (2.78%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.39%) Back Office
6 2 (1.39%) Law
6 2 (1.39%) Games
7 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (31.94%) Developer
2 25 (17.36%) Tester
3 19 (13.19%) Analyst
4 15 (10.42%) .NET Developer
5 14 (9.72%) Test Analyst
5 14 (9.72%) Project Manager
6 13 (9.03%) QA Tester
7 12 (8.33%) Support Engineer
8 11 (7.64%) Automated Tester
9 10 (6.94%) Test Engineer
10 9 (6.25%) C# Developer
10 9 (6.25%) Java Developer
11 8 (5.56%) Software Engineer
11 8 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (5.56%) Software Tester
11 8 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (4.17%) Portfolio Manager
12 6 (4.17%) Programme Manager
13 5 (3.47%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (29.17%) .NET
2 31 (21.53%) HTML
3 27 (18.75%) XML
4 24 (16.67%) Web Services
5 23 (15.97%) CSS
6 21 (14.58%) jQuery
7 18 (12.50%) ASP.NET
8 15 (10.42%) .NET Framework
9 14 (9.72%) J2EE
10 13 (9.03%) SOAP
10 13 (9.03%) LAMP
11 12 (8.33%) Ajax
11 12 (8.33%) HTML5
11 12 (8.33%) REST
12 11 (7.64%) JSP
13 7 (4.86%) Hibernate
13 7 (4.86%) Spring
14 6 (4.17%) Apache Flex
14 6 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
15 5 (3.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 32 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 19 (13.19%) Mobile App
3 10 (6.94%) User Experience
3 10 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.47%) Interactive TV
5 4 (2.78%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.39%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.69%) AS400
7 1 (0.69%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.69%) iSeries
7 1 (0.69%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.69%) iPad
7 1 (0.69%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.69%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.67%) Linux
2 23 (15.97%) Windows
3 19 (13.19%) Android
3 19 (13.19%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.39%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (59.72%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (31.94%) Scrum
3 28 (19.44%) Software Engineering
4 26 (18.06%) Automated Testing
4 26 (18.06%) Mentoring
5 24 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 24 (16.67%) Project Management
6 21 (14.58%) SDLC
7 18 (12.50%) DevOps
7 18 (12.50%) TDD
8 16 (11.11%) MVC
8 16 (11.11%) Configuration Management
8 16 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 16 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (11.11%) BDD
9 15 (10.42%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (10.42%) PRINCE
9 15 (10.42%) Regression Testing
10 14 (9.72%) OOP
10 14 (9.72%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (31.94%) Java
1 46 (31.94%) JavaScript
2 35 (24.31%) SQL
3 31 (21.53%) C#
4 21 (14.58%) PHP
5 18 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 13 (9.03%) C++
7 9 (6.25%) VB.NET
8 8 (5.56%) Python
9 6 (4.17%) Perl
10 5 (3.47%) RPG
11 4 (2.78%) VB
12 3 (2.08%) VB6
12 3 (2.08%) PHP5
12 3 (2.08%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.39%) Ruby
13 2 (1.39%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.69%) C
Qualifications
1 52 (36.11%) Degree
2 12 (8.33%) ISEB
3 11 (7.64%) HND
3 11 (7.64%) ISTQB
4 8 (5.56%) PMP
4 8 (5.56%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.69%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (1.39%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 7 (4.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
1 12 (8.33%) Puppet
2 7 (4.86%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 23 (15.97%) Oracle
2 12 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.64%) Perforce
3 11 (7.64%) Telerik
4 8 (5.56%) VMware
5 4 (2.78%) HP
6 3 (2.08%) BT
7 2 (1.39%) Planview
7 2 (1.39%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.39%) Adobe
7 2 (1.39%) SAP
7 2 (1.39%) Progress
8 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.69%) hybris
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dunnhumby
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum + excellent benefits & bonus package
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Altrincham
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 24 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago