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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 160 170 207
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +37
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 87 74 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.33% 1.03% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.40% 6.45% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 76 64 26
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,550 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
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
1175 1148 1067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 18.02% 15.95% 14.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1015 988 926
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 August 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 August 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 +32 56 £38,750 -9.88% 15
Cheshire +7 27 £39,000 +11.42% 5
Lancashire - 2 £34,000 - 1
Cumbria - 1 £42,500 -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 76 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (34.78%) Java
3 44 (31.88%) JavaScript
4 42 (30.43%) Finance
4 42 (30.43%) Degree
4 42 (30.43%) QA
5 39 (28.26%) .NET
6 38 (27.54%) MySQL
7 37 (26.81%) Scrum
8 36 (26.09%) Selenium
9 34 (24.64%) Automated Testing
10 33 (23.91%) Test Scripting
10 33 (23.91%) SQL
11 31 (22.46%) PHP
11 31 (22.46%) HTML
12 30 (21.74%) Web Services
13 29 (21.01%) Mobile App
14 28 (20.29%) Jenkins
14 28 (20.29%) Git (software)
14 28 (20.29%) Linux
15 27 (19.57%) XML
16 26 (18.84%) C#
16 26 (18.84%) Windows
16 26 (18.84%) Software Engineering
16 26 (18.84%) SDLC
17 24 (17.39%) Computer Science
17 24 (17.39%) CSS
18 21 (15.22%) Oracle
18 21 (15.22%) ISEB
18 21 (15.22%) jQuery

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 16 (11.59%) Confluence
2 15 (10.87%) Tomcat
3 13 (9.42%) Apache
4 6 (4.35%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.62%) Drupal
6 4 (2.90%) Jetty
6 4 (2.90%) Node.js
6 4 (2.90%) Liferay
6 4 (2.90%) IIS
6 4 (2.90%) JBoss
7 2 (1.45%) WordPress
8 1 (0.72%) nginx
8 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.72%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.17%) MS Project
2 3 (2.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.62%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.07%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (5.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.17%) SaaS
4 1 (0.72%) Heroku
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.25%) VPN
1 10 (7.25%) Internet
1 10 (7.25%) Network Security
2 8 (5.80%) Wireless
3 2 (1.45%) Telnet
3 2 (1.45%) HTTP
3 2 (1.45%) SNMP
3 2 (1.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (27.54%) MySQL
2 12 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.62%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (3.62%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.62%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.17%) DB2
5 2 (1.45%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.45%) JasperReports
5 2 (1.45%) Redis
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 36 (26.09%) Selenium
2 28 (20.29%) Git (software)
2 28 (20.29%) Jenkins
3 17 (12.32%) Subversion
4 12 (8.70%) Maven
4 12 (8.70%) Bugzilla
5 9 (6.52%) Ant
5 9 (6.52%) WatiN
6 8 (5.80%) JUnit
7 7 (5.07%) Mercurial
7 7 (5.07%) Cucumber
8 6 (4.35%) TeamCity
8 6 (4.35%) ClearCase
8 6 (4.35%) HP UFT
8 6 (4.35%) SonarQube
9 5 (3.62%) Eclipse
9 5 (3.62%) Visual Studio
9 5 (3.62%) FitNesse
9 5 (3.62%) AccuRev
9 5 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (30.43%) Finance
2 12 (8.70%) Retail
3 10 (7.25%) Banking
4 8 (5.80%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.80%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.62%) Billing
6 3 (2.17%) Law
6 3 (2.17%) Games
7 2 (1.45%) Back Office
7 2 (1.45%) Marketing
8 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (32.61%) Developer
2 26 (18.84%) Tester
3 19 (13.77%) Analyst
4 16 (11.59%) QA Tester
5 15 (10.87%) Test Analyst
6 12 (8.70%) Support Engineer
7 11 (7.97%) Software Tester
7 11 (7.97%) Project Manager
8 10 (7.25%) Test Engineer
8 10 (7.25%) Software Engineer
9 9 (6.52%) .NET Developer
9 9 (6.52%) Automated Tester
10 8 (5.80%) Java Developer
11 6 (4.35%) C# Developer
12 5 (3.62%) Programmer
12 5 (3.62%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (3.62%) ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (3.62%) Senior Test Analyst
12 5 (3.62%) QA Engineer
12 5 (3.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (28.26%) .NET
2 31 (22.46%) HTML
3 30 (21.74%) Web Services
4 27 (19.57%) XML
5 24 (17.39%) CSS
6 21 (15.22%) jQuery
7 18 (13.04%) HTML5
8 15 (10.87%) .NET Framework
9 14 (10.14%) J2EE
9 14 (10.14%) SOAP
10 13 (9.42%) LAMP
11 12 (8.70%) Spring
11 12 (8.70%) REST
12 11 (7.97%) ASP.NET
13 9 (6.52%) JSP
13 9 (6.52%) AngularJS
14 7 (5.07%) Hibernate
14 7 (5.07%) Ajax
14 7 (5.07%) RESTful
15 5 (3.62%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.01%) Mobile App
2 24 (17.39%) Computer Science
3 14 (10.14%) User Experience
4 9 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.62%) Device Driver
5 5 (3.62%) Interactive TV
6 3 (2.17%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.45%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.45%) PMI
7 2 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.45%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.72%) iPad
8 1 (0.72%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.72%) AS400
8 1 (0.72%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.72%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 28 (20.29%) Linux
2 26 (18.84%) Windows
3 19 (13.77%) Android
3 19 (13.77%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.45%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.45%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.72%) UNIX
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.72%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (26.81%) Scrum
3 34 (24.64%) Automated Testing
4 33 (23.91%) Test Scripting
5 26 (18.84%) Software Engineering
5 26 (18.84%) SDLC
6 19 (13.77%) Mentoring
7 18 (13.04%) TDD
7 18 (13.04%) MVC
8 17 (12.32%) Project Management
8 17 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (12.32%) DevOps
9 16 (11.59%) Unit Testing
9 16 (11.59%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (11.59%) Manual Testing
9 16 (11.59%) OO
10 15 (10.87%) OOP
10 15 (10.87%) Regression Testing
11 14 (10.14%) Configuration Management
12 12 (8.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 48 (34.78%) Java
2 44 (31.88%) JavaScript
3 33 (23.91%) SQL
4 31 (22.46%) PHP
5 26 (18.84%) C#
6 19 (13.77%) PL/SQL
7 11 (7.97%) C++
8 10 (7.25%) Python
9 6 (4.35%) Perl
10 5 (3.62%) Ruby
10 5 (3.62%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.90%) Objective-C
12 3 (2.17%) VB6
12 3 (2.17%) PHP5
12 3 (2.17%) RPG
12 3 (2.17%) T-SQL
12 3 (2.17%) VB
13 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 42 (30.43%) Degree
2 21 (15.22%) ISEB
3 12 (8.70%) ISTQB
4 11 (7.97%) HND
5 4 (2.90%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.45%) PMP
6 2 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (30.43%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.07%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (5.07%) Hyper-V
1 7 (5.07%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (12.32%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (9.42%) Puppet
3 8 (5.80%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.45%) logstash
Vendors
1 21 (15.22%) Oracle
2 13 (9.42%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.97%) Telerik
4 9 (6.52%) Perforce
5 8 (5.80%) HP
6 7 (5.07%) VMware
7 3 (2.17%) SaltStack
8 2 (1.45%) Twitter
8 2 (1.45%) Adobe
8 2 (1.45%) Planview
8 2 (1.45%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.45%) SAP
8 2 (1.45%) Progress
9 1 (0.72%) IBM
9 1 (0.72%) Citrix
9 1 (0.72%) McAfee
9 1 (0.72%) BT
9 1 (0.72%) hybris
9 1 (0.72%) Google
9 1 (0.72%) New Relic
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Flexi-Time, Pension, Childcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits & More
Posted: 25 days ago