The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 129 141 131
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 31 35 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.00% 0.88% 1.02%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.31% 5.72% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 22 19 12
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £34,400 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £45,700 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -
JIRA
UK

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

Development Applications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
424 612 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.61% 15.47% 16.47%
Number of salaries quoted 259 406 274
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

JIRA
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

JIRA Salary Trend in Scotland

JIRA
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing JIRA across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

JIRA Salary Histogram in Scotland

JIRA
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Glasgow +15 16 £46,250 +23.33% 3
Edinburgh +3 10 £38,000 - 6
Aberdeen +28 2 £42,500 +41.66%
Dundee +1 2 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
JIRA
UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 44 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (43.10%) Scrum
2 25 (43.10%) SQL
3 23 (39.66%) Java
4 21 (36.21%) Selenium
5 16 (27.59%) JavaScript
6 14 (24.14%) Finance
6 14 (24.14%) BDD
7 13 (22.41%) Test Automation
7 13 (22.41%) Subversion
7 13 (22.41%) Spring
7 13 (22.41%) CSS
8 12 (20.69%) Linux
8 12 (20.69%) OO
8 12 (20.69%) JUnit
8 12 (20.69%) Automated Testing
9 11 (18.97%) Software Engineering
10 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
10 10 (17.24%) HTML
10 10 (17.24%) User Stories
11 9 (15.52%) Relational Database
11 9 (15.52%) Manual Testing
11 9 (15.52%) HP Quality Center
11 9 (15.52%) Oracle
11 9 (15.52%) Hibernate
11 9 (15.52%) TDD
12 8 (13.79%) QA
12 8 (13.79%) Web Services
12 8 (13.79%) WebDriver
12 8 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (6.90%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.45%) Documentum
2 2 (3.45%) Confluence
3 1 (1.72%) Node.js
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.72%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) LAN
1 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.52%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.62%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (3.45%) Cognos Query Studio
5 2 (3.45%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 2 (3.45%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (3.45%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (3.45%) Cognos Event Studio
5 2 (3.45%) OLAP
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (36.21%) Selenium
2 13 (22.41%) Subversion
3 12 (20.69%) JUnit
4 8 (13.79%) WebDriver
5 7 (12.07%) Cucumber
5 7 (12.07%) FishEye
6 4 (6.90%) Jenkins
6 4 (6.90%) LoadRunner
6 4 (6.90%) JMeter
7 3 (5.17%) Bugzilla
7 3 (5.17%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (5.17%) FitNesse
7 3 (5.17%) FogBugz
8 2 (3.45%) Hudson
8 2 (3.45%) Fiddler
8 2 (3.45%) TeamCity
8 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.72%) Maven
9 1 (1.72%) Appium
General
1 14 (24.14%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Investment Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Private Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (31.03%) Analyst
2 11 (18.97%) Developer
2 11 (18.97%) Test Analyst
3 9 (15.52%) Software Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Senior Test Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Test Manager
5 5 (8.62%) Tester
6 4 (6.90%) Technical Leader
7 3 (5.17%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Software Tester
7 3 (5.17%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.45%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Consultant
8 2 (3.45%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Cognos Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Quality Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.41%) CSS
1 13 (22.41%) Spring
2 10 (17.24%) HTML
3 9 (15.52%) Hibernate
4 8 (13.79%) Web Services
5 7 (12.07%) J2EE
5 7 (12.07%) Servlets
5 7 (12.07%) Spring Security
5 7 (12.07%) GWT
5 7 (12.07%) Spring Integration
5 7 (12.07%) JAX-RS
6 5 (8.62%) HTML5
6 5 (8.62%) CSS3
6 5 (8.62%) JPA
6 5 (8.62%) Spring MVC
6 5 (8.62%) Struts
7 3 (5.17%) Java EE
8 2 (3.45%) WebCenter
8 2 (3.45%) .NET
9 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Mobile App
1 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.45%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.72%) Open Source
3 1 (1.72%) Wiki
3 1 (1.72%) Handset
3 1 (1.72%) Mobile Games
3 1 (1.72%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.72%) Contract for Difference
3 1 (1.72%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.72%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Linux
2 4 (6.90%) UNIX
3 3 (5.17%) Android
4 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.72%) Windows
5 1 (1.72%) AIX
5 1 (1.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (43.10%) Scrum
3 14 (24.14%) BDD
4 13 (22.41%) Test Automation
5 12 (20.69%) OO
5 12 (20.69%) Automated Testing
6 11 (18.97%) Software Engineering
7 10 (17.24%) User Stories
8 9 (15.52%) Manual Testing
8 9 (15.52%) TDD
9 8 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (12.07%) Kanban
10 7 (12.07%) Test Strategy
11 6 (10.34%) System Testing
11 6 (10.34%) MVC
12 5 (8.62%) OOD
12 5 (8.62%) Configuration Management
12 5 (8.62%) Investment Management
12 5 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (8.62%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.10%) SQL
2 23 (39.66%) Java
3 16 (27.59%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.90%) Perl
4 4 (6.90%) Python
5 3 (5.17%) Ruby
5 3 (5.17%) C#
6 2 (3.45%) Scala
6 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) ISEB
2 3 (5.17%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.17%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.72%) PMP
3 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.72%) XenApp
1 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
1 1 (1.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (15.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.72%) Puppet
2 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.72%) Ansible
2 1 (1.72%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Oracle
2 6 (10.34%) HP
3 5 (8.62%) Sybase
3 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.45%) FatWire
4 2 (3.45%) Vertica
4 2 (3.45%) Cognos
5 1 (1.72%) IBM
5 1 (1.72%) Citrix
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.72%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.72%) SAP
5 1 (1.72%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (1.72%) VMware
5 1 (1.72%) Atlassian
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