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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 75 73 86
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 21 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.79% 0.48% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.41% 3.67% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 3
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
128 109 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 10.91% 13.05% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 109 82 112
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,361
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,051 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £44,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 5 March 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 +2 16 - -
Cardiff -19 3 £40,000 -
Newport - 1 £34,000 -
JIRA
Wales

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (71.43%) Java
3 19 (67.86%) JavaScript
3 19 (67.86%) HTTP
4 18 (64.29%) C++
5 17 (60.71%) Perforce
6 16 (57.14%) DVB
7 15 (53.57%) C
7 15 (53.57%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (50.00%) Confluence
8 14 (50.00%) Objective-C
9 13 (46.43%) HTML
9 13 (46.43%) Web Application Development
9 13 (46.43%) Mentoring
10 12 (42.86%) Coaching
10 12 (42.86%) Degree
10 12 (42.86%) Computer Science
10 12 (42.86%) OO
10 12 (42.86%) Perl
10 12 (42.86%) Linux
10 12 (42.86%) Internet
10 12 (42.86%) DRM
11 11 (39.29%) Windows
11 11 (39.29%) TCP/IP
11 11 (39.29%) JUnit
11 11 (39.29%) TDD
11 11 (39.29%) Scrum
11 11 (39.29%) Regression Testing
11 11 (39.29%) Korn
11 11 (39.29%) Jenkins

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 14 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) GlassFish
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.57%) JBoss
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (67.86%) HTTP
2 16 (57.14%) DVB
3 12 (42.86%) Internet
4 11 (39.29%) TCP/IP
5 3 (10.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.57%) Big Data
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL
1 1 (3.57%) Informix
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) JUnit
1 11 (39.29%) Jenkins
2 8 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 8 (28.57%) TestLink
3 7 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 4 (14.29%) Xcode
4 4 (14.29%) JMeter
4 4 (14.29%) Selenium
5 3 (10.71%) Fiddler
6 1 (3.57%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (14.29%) Advertising
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Team Leader
1 8 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Test Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Development Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Software Development Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Desktop Team Leader
4 3 (10.71%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.71%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) QA Tester
5 1 (3.57%) QA Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) HTML
2 8 (28.57%) WebKit
3 4 (14.29%) OpenGL
3 4 (14.29%) Web Services
3 4 (14.29%) GStreamer
4 3 (10.71%) Java EE
4 3 (10.71%) Spring
5 1 (3.57%) XML
5 1 (3.57%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 8 (28.57%) iPad
2 8 (28.57%) Video on Demand
2 8 (28.57%) iPhone
2 8 (28.57%) User Experience
2 8 (28.57%) Over-the-Top Content
2 8 (28.57%) Cryptography
2 8 (28.57%) Streaming Video
2 8 (28.57%) Client/Server
3 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 4 (14.29%) DTV
3 4 (14.29%) Statistics
3 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Linux
2 11 (39.29%) Windows
3 10 (35.71%) Apple iOS
3 10 (35.71%) Android
4 9 (32.14%) CentOS
5 8 (28.57%) Mac OS X
6 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (14.29%) UNIX
8 1 (3.57%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (46.43%) Web Application Development
3 13 (46.43%) Mentoring
4 12 (42.86%) Coaching
4 12 (42.86%) OO
4 12 (42.86%) DRM
5 11 (39.29%) TDD
5 11 (39.29%) Scrum
5 11 (39.29%) Regression Testing
5 11 (39.29%) Bug Management
5 11 (39.29%) BDD
6 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
6 9 (32.14%) Product Management
7 8 (28.57%) Test Management
8 4 (14.29%) UML
8 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 4 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (14.29%) Android Development
8 4 (14.29%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) Java
2 19 (67.86%) JavaScript
3 18 (64.29%) C++
4 15 (53.57%) C
5 14 (50.00%) Objective-C
6 12 (42.86%) Perl
7 11 (39.29%) Korn
7 11 (39.29%) Bash Shell
8 6 (21.43%) Python
9 3 (10.71%) Ruby
10 2 (7.14%) SQL
10 2 (7.14%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (3.57%) VCP4
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Perforce
2 10 (35.71%) Red Hat
3 4 (14.29%) Apple
4 1 (3.57%) T-Plan
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle