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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 78 88 86
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 13 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.20% 0.67% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.70% 3.32% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 3
Average salary £34,000 £42,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.46% -14.50%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
134 241 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 12.36% 20.15% 8.63%
Number of salaries quoted 118 233 74
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 October 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
Torfaen - 7 £34,000 -
Cardiff -5 5 £30,000 -29.82%
Newport - 1 £37,500 -
JIRA
Wales

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 23 (58.97%) Mentoring
2 21 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (51.28%) Automated Testing
3 20 (51.28%) Test Scripting
3 20 (51.28%) VirtualBox
3 20 (51.28%) T-Plan
4 18 (46.15%) Test Strategy
5 17 (43.59%) Scrum
6 16 (41.03%) Jenkins
7 15 (38.46%) Confluence
7 15 (38.46%) TDD
8 14 (35.90%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (28.21%) Regression Testing
9 11 (28.21%) ISEB
10 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
10 10 (25.64%) Java
10 10 (25.64%) UNIX
10 10 (25.64%) Windows
10 10 (25.64%) Linux
10 10 (25.64%) BDD
11 9 (23.08%) Python
11 9 (23.08%) Perl
11 9 (23.08%) Web Services
11 9 (23.08%) XML
11 9 (23.08%) Red Hat
11 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
11 9 (23.08%) Software Testing
11 9 (23.08%) ISTQB
12 8 (20.51%) Test Management
12 8 (20.51%) CentOS

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 15 (38.46%) Confluence
2 6 (15.38%) FileNet
3 5 (12.82%) LiveCycle
4 1 (2.56%) uiautomator
4 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.56%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.56%) JBoss
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (10.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
1 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) HTTP
1 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
2 7 (17.95%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 6 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.56%) Big Data
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) Informix
3 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.56%) JasperReports
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (41.03%) Jenkins
2 8 (20.51%) Maven
2 8 (20.51%) TestLink
3 7 (17.95%) Fiddler
3 7 (17.95%) Subversion
4 6 (15.38%) Hudson
5 4 (10.26%) Cucumber
6 3 (7.69%) Selenium
7 2 (5.13%) JMeter
7 2 (5.13%) JBehave
7 2 (5.13%) WebDriver
7 2 (5.13%) Calabash
7 2 (5.13%) eggPlant
7 2 (5.13%) SoapUI
7 2 (5.13%) Robotium
8 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (2.56%) Zephyr
8 1 (2.56%) Bugzilla
8 1 (2.56%) JUnit
8 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (15.38%) Welsh Language
2 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Test Engineer
2 14 (35.90%) Analyst
3 11 (28.21%) Test Analyst
3 11 (28.21%) Senior Analyst
3 11 (28.21%) Senior Test Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) Software Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) Senior Test Engineer
6 6 (15.38%) C Software Engineer
6 6 (15.38%) Software Test Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Java Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Consultant
8 3 (7.69%) Programmer
8 3 (7.69%) Java Consultant
8 3 (7.69%) Java Programmer
8 3 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Test Automation Engineer
10 1 (2.56%) Automated Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) Web Services
1 9 (23.08%) XML
2 7 (17.95%) SOAP
3 6 (15.38%) J2EE
3 6 (15.38%) XSLT
3 6 (15.38%) Spring
3 6 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (12.82%) JSF
4 5 (12.82%) Hibernate
5 3 (7.69%) HTML
6 2 (5.13%) Apache Camel
6 2 (5.13%) REST
7 1 (2.56%) Spring Integration
7 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.56%) EJB
7 1 (2.56%) XSD
7 1 (2.56%) DOM
7 1 (2.56%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (2.56%) JMS
7 1 (2.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) DTV
2 6 (15.38%) Open Source
3 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Replication
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) UNIX
1 10 (25.64%) Windows
1 10 (25.64%) Linux
2 8 (20.51%) CentOS
3 2 (5.13%) Android
3 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) Mentoring
2 21 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (51.28%) Automated Testing
3 20 (51.28%) Test Scripting
4 18 (46.15%) Test Strategy
5 17 (43.59%) Scrum
6 15 (38.46%) TDD
7 14 (35.90%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (28.21%) Regression Testing
9 10 (25.64%) BDD
10 9 (23.08%) Software Testing
11 8 (20.51%) Test Management
11 8 (20.51%) Bug Management
12 7 (17.95%) Product Management
12 7 (17.95%) RUP
12 7 (17.95%) SOA
13 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
13 6 (15.38%) DSDM
13 6 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
13 6 (15.38%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) Java
2 9 (23.08%) Perl
2 9 (23.08%) Python
3 8 (20.51%) C++
3 8 (20.51%) Korn
3 8 (20.51%) Bash Shell
4 7 (17.95%) Groovy
4 7 (17.95%) C
4 7 (17.95%) Ruby
5 6 (15.38%) Scala
5 6 (15.38%) Clojure
6 5 (12.82%) SQL
7 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) ISEB
2 9 (23.08%) ISTQB
3 5 (12.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (7.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 20 (51.28%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) T-Plan
2 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
3 9 (23.08%) Red Hat
4 6 (15.38%) Twitter
5 5 (12.82%) Adobe
5 5 (12.82%) IBM
6 3 (7.69%) Oracle
7 2 (5.13%) HP
7 2 (5.13%) Perforce
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