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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 69 91 84
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -7
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 19 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.76% 0.34% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.24% 2.05% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 4
Average salary £30,000 £36,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% -30.47%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
169 195 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 15.62% 16.67% 7.93%
Number of salaries quoted 146 190 60
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% -0.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,110 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 19 September 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
Cardiff +3 12 £30,000 -17.80% 1
Torfaen - 4 £34,000 - 1
JIRA
Wales

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 35 (68.63%) Mentoring
2 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (50.98%) VirtualBox
3 26 (50.98%) T-Plan
4 25 (49.02%) Test Strategy
4 25 (49.02%) Test Scripting
5 24 (47.06%) Automated Testing
5 24 (47.06%) Scrum
6 21 (41.18%) TDD
6 21 (41.18%) Jenkins
7 19 (37.25%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (35.29%) Java
8 18 (35.29%) Confluence
9 17 (33.33%) Web Services
10 16 (31.37%) XML
10 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
10 16 (31.37%) Maven
11 15 (29.41%) Subversion
11 15 (29.41%) MS Excel
11 15 (29.41%) SOA
12 14 (27.45%) SOAP
12 14 (27.45%) ISEB
12 14 (27.45%) Groovy
12 14 (27.45%) Hudson
13 13 (25.49%) Open Source
13 13 (25.49%) ISTQB
13 13 (25.49%) Regression Testing
13 13 (25.49%) RUP
14 12 (23.53%) DSDM
14 12 (23.53%) SQL Server

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 18 (35.29%) Confluence
2 11 (21.57%) FileNet
3 10 (19.61%) LiveCycle
4 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.80%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (9.80%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) HTTP
2 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.80%) Wireshark
3 2 (3.92%) SSL
3 2 (3.92%) Internet
4 1 (1.96%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
1 12 (23.53%) MongoDB
1 12 (23.53%) Apache Cassandra
1 12 (23.53%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.96%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 21 (41.18%) Jenkins
2 16 (31.37%) Maven
3 15 (29.41%) Subversion
4 14 (27.45%) Hudson
5 7 (13.73%) Selenium
6 5 (9.80%) Fiddler
6 5 (9.80%) SoapUI
6 5 (9.80%) JBehave
6 5 (9.80%) WebDriver
7 4 (7.84%) Cucumber
7 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
8 3 (5.88%) Robotium
8 3 (5.88%) Calabash
9 2 (3.92%) eggPlant
9 2 (3.92%) Gerrit
9 2 (3.92%) Bugzilla
9 2 (3.92%) CruiseControl
9 2 (3.92%) Mercurial
9 2 (3.92%) Ant
9 2 (3.92%) JUnit
General
1 7 (13.73%) Welsh Language
2 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.88%) Finance
3 2 (3.92%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Advertising
4 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (47.06%) Analyst
2 21 (41.18%) Test Engineer
3 16 (31.37%) Test Analyst
4 15 (29.41%) Senior Analyst
4 15 (29.41%) Senior Test Analyst
5 9 (17.65%) Developer
5 9 (17.65%) Java Developer
6 8 (15.69%) Java Consultant
6 8 (15.69%) Java Programmer
6 8 (15.69%) Developer Analyst
6 8 (15.69%) Consultant
6 8 (15.69%) Programmer
6 8 (15.69%) Senior Test Engineer
7 7 (13.73%) Software Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) C Software Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Technical Test Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (33.33%) Web Services
2 16 (31.37%) XML
3 14 (27.45%) SOAP
4 12 (23.53%) Spring
4 12 (23.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 11 (21.57%) J2EE
5 11 (21.57%) XSLT
6 10 (19.61%) JSF
6 10 (19.61%) Hibernate
7 5 (9.80%) HTML
8 4 (7.84%) JSON
9 3 (5.88%) REST
9 3 (5.88%) Apache Camel
10 2 (3.92%) Spring Integration
10 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
10 2 (3.92%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (3.92%) GWT
11 1 (1.96%) Java EE 5
11 1 (1.96%) JPA
11 1 (1.96%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Open Source
2 4 (7.84%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.84%) DTV
3 3 (5.88%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) UNIX
2 9 (17.65%) Windows
3 6 (11.76%) Linux
4 5 (9.80%) CentOS
5 4 (7.84%) Android
6 3 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (68.63%) Mentoring
2 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (49.02%) Test Scripting
3 25 (49.02%) Test Strategy
4 24 (47.06%) Scrum
4 24 (47.06%) Automated Testing
5 21 (41.18%) TDD
6 19 (37.25%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (29.41%) SOA
8 13 (25.49%) RUP
8 13 (25.49%) Regression Testing
9 12 (23.53%) Configuration Management
9 12 (23.53%) DSDM
9 12 (23.53%) Release Management
9 12 (23.53%) Unit Testing
9 12 (23.53%) DevOps
10 11 (21.57%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (21.57%) Software Engineering
10 11 (21.57%) Pair Programming
10 11 (21.57%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 18 (35.29%) Java
2 14 (27.45%) Groovy
3 12 (23.53%) Scala
3 12 (23.53%) Clojure
4 8 (15.69%) SQL
5 5 (9.80%) Python
5 5 (9.80%) Ruby
5 5 (9.80%) Korn
5 5 (9.80%) C
5 5 (9.80%) C++
5 5 (9.80%) Perl
5 5 (9.80%) Bash Shell
6 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.92%) XPath
7 2 (3.92%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) ISEB
2 13 (25.49%) ISTQB
3 5 (9.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (5.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (1.96%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 26 (50.98%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (50.98%) T-Plan
2 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
3 12 (23.53%) Twitter
4 10 (19.61%) Adobe
4 10 (19.61%) IBM
5 5 (9.80%) Red Hat
6 4 (7.84%) Oracle
7 3 (5.88%) HP
8 1 (1.96%) Perforce
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