The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 13 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 9 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 12.16% 1.61% 7.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 60.00% 9.09% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 10
Average salary £40,000 £28,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £30,400 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
JIRA
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Development Applications Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
15 22 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 20.27% 17.74% 30.08%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 37
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing JIRA across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

JIRA
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JIRA across the Preston region.

JIRA Salary Trend in Preston

JIRA
Salary Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing JIRA across the Preston region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

JIRA Salary Histogram in Preston

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Preston 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 9 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 7 (58.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Defect Management
2 7 (58.33%) QA Automation
2 7 (58.33%) Regression Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) Workflow
2 7 (58.33%) Automated Testing
2 7 (58.33%) QA
2 7 (58.33%) Selenium
2 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
3 5 (41.67%) Telerik
3 5 (41.67%) Degree
3 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
3 5 (41.67%) HP
3 5 (41.67%) HND
4 4 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 3 (25.00%) Confluence
5 3 (25.00%) Back Office
6 2 (16.67%) JMeter
6 2 (16.67%) ISEB
6 2 (16.67%) IBM
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) OWASP
6 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 2 (16.67%) Mercurial
6 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (16.67%) Ruby
6 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
6 2 (16.67%) Finance

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Preston 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 3 (25.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Selenium
2 4 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 2 (16.67%) Bugzilla
3 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 2 (16.67%) Gerrit
3 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (16.67%) JMeter
3 2 (16.67%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (25.00%) Back Office
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) QA Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) QA Engineer
2 7 (58.33%) QA Test Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) QA Test Engineer
2 7 (58.33%) QA Tester
2 7 (58.33%) Test Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) Test Engineer
2 7 (58.33%) Tester
3 6 (50.00%) Java Engineer
3 6 (50.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 6 (50.00%) Selenium Tester
4 3 (25.00%) Programme Manager
5 2 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Web Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Web Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Web Test Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Web Tester
6 1 (8.33%) Automated Tester
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Automated Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Defect Management
2 7 (58.33%) QA Automation
2 7 (58.33%) Regression Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
2 7 (58.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Workflow
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) API Testing
3 2 (16.67%) BDD
3 2 (16.67%) OWASP
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) Ruby
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
1 5 (41.67%) HND
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) HP
1 5 (41.67%) Telerik
2 2 (16.67%) IBM