The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 84 80 72
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 17 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.42% 0.69% 1.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.67% 3.77% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 10
Average salary £40,000 £51,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.95% +46.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
JIRA
Wales

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

Development Applications Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
102 159 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 8.51% 18.21% 10.75%
Number of salaries quoted 88 134 78
Average salary £32,500 £40,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.75% +35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,855 £30,200 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

JIRA
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

JIRA Salary Trend in South Wales

JIRA
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Torfaen -4 12 - -
Cardiff -21 3 £40,000 -27.27%
Newport - 1 £34,000 -
JIRA
Wales

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (60.00%) HTTP
3 17 (56.67%) C++
4 16 (53.33%) Java
5 15 (50.00%) C
5 15 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (50.00%) Confluence
6 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
6 14 (46.67%) Mentoring
7 13 (43.33%) Perl
7 13 (43.33%) Linux
7 13 (43.33%) Perforce
8 12 (40.00%) Scrum
8 12 (40.00%) TDD
8 12 (40.00%) DVB
8 12 (40.00%) Regression Testing
8 12 (40.00%) TCP/IP
8 12 (40.00%) Windows
8 12 (40.00%) Red Hat
8 12 (40.00%) Bash Shell
8 12 (40.00%) BDD
8 12 (40.00%) Jenkins
8 12 (40.00%) Bug Management
8 12 (40.00%) Korn
9 11 (36.67%) CentOS
10 10 (33.33%) Product Management
10 10 (33.33%) Web Application Development
10 10 (33.33%) Test Management
10 10 (33.33%) HTML
10 10 (33.33%) Objective-C

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 15 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (3.33%) JBoss
2 1 (3.33%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) GlassFish
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (60.00%) HTTP
2 12 (40.00%) DVB
2 12 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (30.00%) Internet
4 6 (20.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
1 1 (3.33%) Informix
1 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.33%) Big Data
1 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (33.33%) TestLink
3 9 (30.00%) JUnit
4 6 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 6 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 6 (20.00%) Fiddler
5 4 (13.33%) Selenium
5 4 (13.33%) JMeter
6 3 (10.00%) Xcode
7 1 (3.33%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
1 4 (13.33%) Advertising
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Welsh Language
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 6 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Desktop Team Leader
5 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Software Development Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Development Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) HTML
2 6 (20.00%) WebKit
3 4 (13.33%) Web Services
4 3 (10.00%) OpenGL
4 3 (10.00%) Java EE
4 3 (10.00%) Spring
4 3 (10.00%) GStreamer
5 1 (3.33%) XML
5 1 (3.33%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (23.33%) DTV
3 6 (20.00%) Streaming Video
3 6 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 6 (20.00%) Video on Demand
3 6 (20.00%) iPad
3 6 (20.00%) iPhone
3 6 (20.00%) Cryptography
3 6 (20.00%) User Experience
3 6 (20.00%) Over-the-Top Content
4 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (10.00%) Statistics
4 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Linux
2 12 (40.00%) Windows
3 11 (36.67%) CentOS
4 7 (23.33%) Android
4 7 (23.33%) Apple iOS
4 7 (23.33%) UNIX
5 6 (20.00%) Mac OS X
6 5 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (46.67%) Mentoring
4 12 (40.00%) Scrum
4 12 (40.00%) TDD
4 12 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 12 (40.00%) BDD
4 12 (40.00%) Bug Management
5 10 (33.33%) Product Management
5 10 (33.33%) Web Application Development
5 10 (33.33%) Test Management
6 9 (30.00%) Coaching
6 9 (30.00%) DRM
6 9 (30.00%) OO
7 7 (23.33%) Automated Testing
7 7 (23.33%) Test Scripting
8 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 5 (16.67%) Test Strategy
10 3 (10.00%) UML
10 3 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) C++
2 16 (53.33%) Java
3 15 (50.00%) C
4 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
5 13 (43.33%) Perl
6 12 (40.00%) Bash Shell
6 12 (40.00%) Korn
7 10 (33.33%) Objective-C
8 9 (30.00%) Python
9 6 (20.00%) Ruby
10 2 (6.67%) Groovy
10 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) ISEB
3 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Perforce
2 12 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (16.67%) T-Plan
4 3 (10.00%) Apple
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft