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 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 164 201 204
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +3
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 87 41 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.17% 0.57% 0.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.89% 3.98% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 76 33 26
Average salary £35,250 £38,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.44% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £25,000 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
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
1262 1030 1184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.03% 14.33% 15.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1083 907 1037
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 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 19 August 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 19 August 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
Cheshire +7 40 £33,500 -21.17% 6
Manchester +8 28 £42,500 +15.64% 4
Merseyside +11 14 £35,000 -12.50% 2
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 68 (50.75%) SQL
2 57 (42.54%) Java
2 57 (42.54%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (35.82%) Windows
4 45 (33.58%) C#
5 42 (31.34%) Web Services
6 39 (29.10%) Oracle
7 37 (27.61%) Scrum
8 36 (26.87%) SQL Server
9 35 (26.12%) .NET
9 35 (26.12%) Linux
10 31 (23.13%) CSS
11 30 (22.39%) Selenium
12 29 (21.64%) Spring
12 29 (21.64%) HTML
13 28 (20.90%) ASP.NET
13 28 (20.90%) .NET Framework
13 28 (20.90%) TDD
14 27 (20.15%) Confluence
14 27 (20.15%) Cucumber
15 26 (19.40%) JavaScript
16 25 (18.66%) Microsoft
17 24 (17.91%) IBM
17 24 (17.91%) HP
17 24 (17.91%) Oracle Database
18 23 (17.16%) Finance
18 23 (17.16%) JUnit
18 23 (17.16%) Atlassian
19 22 (16.42%) QA
19 22 (16.42%) MVC

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 (20.15%) Confluence
2 15 (11.19%) WebSphere
3 11 (8.21%) IIS
4 7 (5.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 7 (5.22%) IBM HTTP Server
4 7 (5.22%) CMS
4 7 (5.22%) WordPress
5 6 (4.48%) concrete5
5 6 (4.48%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (4.48%) Drupal
5 6 (4.48%) Commerce Server
6 4 (2.99%) Umbraco
6 4 (2.99%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.49%) NServiceBus
7 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.49%) Mule
7 2 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.49%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.49%) Apache
7 2 (1.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (11.19%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.72%) MS Office
3 5 (3.73%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.99%) RoboHelp
5 2 (1.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.99%) Route 53
2 4 (2.99%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.49%) SaaS
4 1 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.72%) AMQP
2 7 (5.22%) HTTP
3 6 (4.48%) Internet
4 2 (1.49%) OpenVPN
4 2 (1.49%) Asterisk PBX
4 2 (1.49%) IPsec
4 2 (1.49%) PPTP
4 2 (1.49%) VPN
4 2 (1.49%) LAN
4 2 (1.49%) VoIP
4 2 (1.49%) WAN
5 1 (0.75%) DNS
5 1 (0.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (26.87%) SQL Server
2 24 (17.91%) Oracle Database
3 15 (11.19%) MySQL
4 14 (10.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (8.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (7.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (6.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (5.97%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (5.22%) Informix
9 7 (5.22%) RDBMS
9 7 (5.22%) Relational Database
10 6 (4.48%) NoSQL
11 5 (3.73%) MongoDB
12 4 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (1.49%) Big Data
13 2 (1.49%) Oracle Discoverer
14 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 30 (22.39%) Selenium
2 27 (20.15%) Cucumber
3 23 (17.16%) JUnit
4 18 (13.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (10.45%) Subversion
5 14 (10.45%) Eclipse
6 12 (8.96%) Jenkins
6 12 (8.96%) Git (software)
6 12 (8.96%) WebDriver
7 10 (7.46%) Mercurial
8 9 (6.72%) Bugzilla
8 9 (6.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (6.72%) Gradle
8 9 (6.72%) Hudson
9 8 (5.97%) TeamCity
9 8 (5.97%) Visual Studio
10 7 (5.22%) Introscope
10 7 (5.22%) Mockito
10 7 (5.22%) SoapUI
11 6 (4.48%) Jasmine
General
1 23 (17.16%) Finance
2 8 (5.97%) Games
2 8 (5.97%) Retail
3 6 (4.48%) Advertising
4 3 (2.24%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.24%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.24%) Banking
5 2 (1.49%) Marketing
5 2 (1.49%) Military
Job Titles
1 64 (47.76%) Developer
2 25 (18.66%) Java Developer
3 20 (14.93%) Tester
4 17 (12.69%) Analyst
5 13 (9.70%) Web Developer
5 13 (9.70%) Software Tester
6 11 (8.21%) Test Analyst
7 9 (6.72%) Senior Developer
7 9 (6.72%) Software Developer
7 9 (6.72%) Test Engineer
8 8 (5.97%) Automation Tester
8 8 (5.97%) .NET Developer
9 6 (4.48%) UI Programmer
9 6 (4.48%) UI Developer
9 6 (4.48%) Senior Web Developer
10 5 (3.73%) Support Analyst
10 5 (3.73%) Team Leader
10 5 (3.73%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 4 (2.99%) Automation Engineer
11 4 (2.99%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (31.34%) Web Services
2 35 (26.12%) .NET
3 31 (23.13%) CSS
4 29 (21.64%) Spring
4 29 (21.64%) HTML
5 28 (20.90%) ASP.NET
5 28 (20.90%) .NET Framework
6 21 (15.67%) XML
7 19 (14.18%) SOAP
7 19 (14.18%) AngularJS
8 18 (13.43%) jQuery
8 18 (13.43%) JSON
9 14 (10.45%) Hibernate
10 13 (9.70%) Java EE
10 13 (9.70%) RESTful
11 12 (8.96%) J2EE
11 12 (8.96%) JDBC
12 11 (8.21%) WCF
13 10 (7.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 10 (7.46%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.19%) Open Source
2 10 (7.46%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.22%) N-Tier
3 7 (5.22%) Online Games
4 6 (4.48%) FMCG
5 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.49%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.49%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.75%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Wiki
6 1 (0.75%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 48 (35.82%) Windows
2 35 (26.12%) Linux
3 13 (9.70%) Apple iOS
4 12 (8.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (8.96%) Android
5 8 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (4.48%) CentOS
7 5 (3.73%) UNIX
8 4 (2.99%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (2.24%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.49%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.49%) Fedora
11 1 (0.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (42.54%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (27.61%) Scrum
3 28 (20.90%) TDD
4 22 (16.42%) MVC
5 19 (14.18%) Configuration Management
5 19 (14.18%) E-Commerce
6 18 (13.43%) Project Management
7 17 (12.69%) Test Automation
7 17 (12.69%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (11.94%) OO
9 14 (10.45%) Kanban
10 13 (9.70%) Integration Testing
10 13 (9.70%) Software Testing
10 13 (9.70%) Test Scripting
11 12 (8.96%) ITIL
12 11 (8.21%) Manual Testing
12 11 (8.21%) System Testing
12 11 (8.21%) BDD
13 10 (7.46%) Automated Testing
13 10 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (50.75%) SQL
2 57 (42.54%) Java
3 45 (33.58%) C#
4 26 (19.40%) JavaScript
5 13 (9.70%) PHP
6 11 (8.21%) C++
7 10 (7.46%) PL/SQL
8 6 (4.48%) C
9 5 (3.73%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.73%) Ruby
10 3 (2.24%) PHP5
10 3 (2.24%) Scala
11 2 (1.49%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.49%) XPath
11 2 (1.49%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.49%) Python
12 1 (0.75%) VBScript
12 1 (0.75%) Groovy
12 1 (0.75%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 16 (11.94%) Security Cleared
2 15 (11.19%) SC Cleared
3 12 (8.96%) ISTQB
4 11 (8.21%) ISEB
5 5 (3.73%) Degree
6 2 (1.49%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.75%) PMP
7 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (16.42%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.48%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.24%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.49%) Squid
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.75%) XenApp
4 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (8.21%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (5.97%) OpenView
3 4 (2.99%) Puppet
4 1 (0.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (29.10%) Oracle
2 25 (18.66%) Microsoft
3 24 (17.91%) IBM
3 24 (17.91%) HP
4 23 (17.16%) Atlassian
5 13 (9.70%) Perforce
6 12 (8.96%) Red Hat
7 8 (5.97%) Remedy
8 7 (5.22%) Compuware
8 7 (5.22%) ATG
9 6 (4.48%) Sitecore
10 5 (3.73%) Zend
11 3 (2.24%) EPiServer
12 2 (1.49%) Rackspace
12 2 (1.49%) DevExpress
12 2 (1.49%) SaltStack
12 2 (1.49%) Telerik
12 2 (1.49%) VMware
12 2 (1.49%) Sage
13 1 (0.75%) JBoss
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000+ PA depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + dental, medical, pension 8%, gym
Posted: 8 days ago
Chester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + dental, medical, pension 8%, gym
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Blackburn
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago