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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 172 197 226
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +29
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 72 56 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.09% 0.81% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.40% 4.95% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 58 51 33
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,050 £30,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
1125 1131 1055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.03% 16.34% 14.33%
Number of salaries quoted 985 985 905
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 £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +25 38 £40,000 -15.78% 4
Cheshire +14 24 £40,000 - 2
Merseyside - 4 - -
Lancashire -9 3 £31,000 -22.50%
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 115 (61.50%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 73 (39.04%) .NET
4 72 (38.50%) C#
5 69 (36.90%) HTML
5 69 (36.90%) Degree
6 58 (31.02%) CSS
7 57 (30.48%) ASP.NET
8 53 (28.34%) Java
8 53 (28.34%) SQL
9 52 (27.81%) jQuery
9 52 (27.81%) Git (software)
10 51 (27.27%) MVC
11 46 (24.60%) MySQL
12 44 (23.53%) Selenium
13 43 (22.99%) SQL Server
14 42 (22.46%) XML
14 42 (22.46%) Computer Science
15 40 (21.39%) Scrum
16 38 (20.32%) QA
17 36 (19.25%) .NET Framework
17 36 (19.25%) Web Services
18 34 (18.18%) Microsoft
19 33 (17.65%) Finance
19 33 (17.65%) TDD
20 32 (17.11%) BDD
21 31 (16.58%) Oracle
22 30 (16.04%) Test Scripting
23 29 (15.51%) Automated Testing
24 28 (14.97%) ASP.NET MVC

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 27 (14.44%) CMS
2 22 (11.76%) Confluence
3 20 (10.70%) Tomcat
4 11 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
5 9 (4.81%) WordPress
6 8 (4.28%) Apache
6 8 (4.28%) IIS
7 7 (3.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 7 (3.74%) WebSphere
7 7 (3.74%) Joomla!
8 5 (2.67%) Drupal
8 5 (2.67%) JBoss
9 4 (2.14%) Umbraco
10 2 (1.07%) Mule
10 2 (1.07%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 10 (5.35%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (2.67%) MS Project
4 1 (0.53%) MS Office
4 1 (0.53%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 2 (1.07%) Magento
1 2 (1.07%) Fredhopper
1 2 (1.07%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.42%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.81%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.07%) SaaS
3 2 (1.07%) GitHub
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.88%) HTTP
2 7 (3.74%) SSH
3 5 (2.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (24.60%) MySQL
2 43 (22.99%) SQL Server
3 15 (8.02%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (6.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (6.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (4.81%) Oracle Database
7 6 (3.21%) DB2
8 3 (1.60%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 52 (27.81%) Git (software)
2 44 (23.53%) Selenium
3 25 (13.37%) Subversion
4 17 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (8.56%) Jenkins
6 15 (8.02%) WatiN
6 15 (8.02%) Cucumber
6 15 (8.02%) Visual Studio
7 14 (7.49%) Ant
7 14 (7.49%) TeamCity
7 14 (7.49%) Octopus Deploy
8 13 (6.95%) QuickTest Pro
9 12 (6.42%) JUnit
9 12 (6.42%) Eclipse
9 12 (6.42%) Mercurial
9 12 (6.42%) Bitbucket
10 10 (5.35%) SoapUI
11 8 (4.28%) JMeter
12 7 (3.74%) Bugzilla
13 6 (3.21%) Maven
General
1 33 (17.65%) Finance
2 23 (12.30%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.88%) Billing
3 11 (5.88%) Automotive
4 7 (3.74%) Advertising
5 3 (1.60%) Games
5 3 (1.60%) Retail
6 1 (0.53%) Marketing
6 1 (0.53%) Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 96 (51.34%) Developer
2 52 (27.81%) .NET Developer
3 35 (18.72%) Tester
4 29 (15.51%) C# Developer
4 29 (15.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 29 (15.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (10.16%) ASP.NET Developer
5 19 (10.16%) Senior Developer
6 18 (9.63%) Java Developer
6 18 (9.63%) Junior
6 18 (9.63%) Analyst
6 18 (9.63%) Junior Developer
7 17 (9.09%) Project Manager
8 16 (8.56%) Senior .NET Developer
8 16 (8.56%) Senior C# Developer
9 14 (7.49%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 14 (7.49%) QA Tester
9 14 (7.49%) Software Developer
9 14 (7.49%) J2EE Developer
10 12 (6.42%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (39.04%) .NET
2 69 (36.90%) HTML
3 58 (31.02%) CSS
4 57 (30.48%) ASP.NET
5 52 (27.81%) jQuery
6 42 (22.46%) XML
7 36 (19.25%) Web Services
7 36 (19.25%) .NET Framework
8 28 (14.97%) ASP.NET MVC
8 28 (14.97%) HTML5
9 24 (12.83%) CSS3
9 24 (12.83%) WCF
10 23 (12.30%) J2EE
11 20 (10.70%) JSP
12 17 (9.09%) Ajax
13 16 (8.56%) SOAP
14 15 (8.02%) Hibernate
15 14 (7.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 13 (6.95%) Spring
17 12 (6.42%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (22.46%) Computer Science
2 21 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.74%) Photography
4 6 (3.21%) User Experience
5 4 (2.14%) Open Source
6 3 (1.60%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.60%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.07%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.07%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.53%) Interactive TV
8 1 (0.53%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.53%) iPad
8 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.30%) Windows
2 17 (9.09%) Linux
3 10 (5.35%) Android
3 10 (5.35%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.14%) UNIX
5 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (61.50%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (27.27%) MVC
3 40 (21.39%) Scrum
4 33 (17.65%) TDD
5 32 (17.11%) BDD
6 30 (16.04%) Test Scripting
7 29 (15.51%) Automated Testing
8 26 (13.90%) Project Management
9 25 (13.37%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (12.83%) OO
11 21 (11.23%) Web Design
12 20 (10.70%) Test Automation
13 19 (10.16%) Regression Testing
13 19 (10.16%) Software Engineering
14 18 (9.63%) PRINCE2
14 18 (9.63%) User Acceptance Testing
14 18 (9.63%) Mentoring
15 17 (9.09%) OOP
15 17 (9.09%) PRINCE
16 15 (8.02%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 77 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 72 (38.50%) C#
3 53 (28.34%) Java
3 53 (28.34%) SQL
4 26 (13.90%) PL/SQL
5 25 (13.37%) PHP
6 18 (9.63%) PHP5
7 15 (8.02%) VB.NET
8 6 (3.21%) RPG
8 6 (3.21%) C++
9 4 (2.14%) XPath
10 3 (1.60%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.07%) XQuery
11 2 (1.07%) VB
12 1 (0.53%) Python
12 1 (0.53%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.53%) Ruby
12 1 (0.53%) C
12 1 (0.53%) Perl
12 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 69 (36.90%) Degree
2 15 (8.02%) HND
3 9 (4.81%) ISEB
4 8 (4.28%) PMP
4 8 (4.28%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.60%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.53%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (20.32%) QA
2 2 (1.07%) PMBOK
System Software
1 10 (5.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.81%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (4.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 31 (16.58%) Oracle
3 15 (8.02%) Telerik
4 11 (5.88%) Sitecore
4 11 (5.88%) SAP
5 10 (5.35%) VMware
6 7 (3.74%) Adobe
7 6 (3.21%) Perforce
8 5 (2.67%) Planview
8 5 (2.67%) BT
9 4 (2.14%) IBM
9 4 (2.14%) HP
10 3 (1.60%) EPiServer
11 2 (1.07%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.07%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.07%) TIBCO
11 2 (1.07%) Akamai
11 2 (1.07%) AppDynamics
12 1 (0.53%) Sencha
12 1 (0.53%) Twitter
North West
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
MNM Associates Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Career development!
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Altrincham, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Altrincham
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago