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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 75 86 79
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 21 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.89% 0.34% 0.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.14% 2.22% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 5
Average salary £30,000 £36,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% -27.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
173 180 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 15.60% 15.46% 8.85%
Number of salaries quoted 151 172 63
Average salary £33,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.21% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,422 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,250
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 20 August 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 +9 16 £30,000 -17.80% 2
Torfaen - 2 £34,000 - 1
JIRA
Wales

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 26 (49.06%) Scrum
2 25 (47.17%) VirtualBox
2 25 (47.17%) T-Plan
2 25 (47.17%) Test Strategy
3 24 (45.28%) Test Scripting
4 23 (43.40%) Automated Testing
5 22 (41.51%) TDD
5 22 (41.51%) Java
5 22 (41.51%) Jenkins
6 20 (37.74%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (37.74%) Confluence
6 20 (37.74%) Web Services
7 19 (35.85%) XML
7 19 (35.85%) Maven
8 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (33.96%) Subversion
8 18 (33.96%) SOA
9 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
9 17 (32.08%) Groovy
9 17 (32.08%) Hudson
10 16 (30.19%) Open Source
10 16 (30.19%) MS Excel
10 16 (30.19%) RUP
11 15 (28.30%) DSDM
11 15 (28.30%) SOAP
11 15 (28.30%) Configuration Management
11 15 (28.30%) Spring
11 15 (28.30%) Release Management
11 15 (28.30%) Unit Testing
11 15 (28.30%) MongoDB

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 20 (37.74%) Confluence
2 12 (22.64%) FileNet
3 11 (20.75%) LiveCycle
4 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (30.19%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (9.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) HTTP
2 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.66%) Wireshark
3 2 (3.77%) SSL
3 2 (3.77%) Internet
4 1 (1.89%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.30%) MongoDB
1 15 (28.30%) Apache Cassandra
1 15 (28.30%) NoSQL
2 13 (24.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.89%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 22 (41.51%) Jenkins
2 19 (35.85%) Maven
3 18 (33.96%) Subversion
4 17 (32.08%) Hudson
5 8 (15.09%) Selenium
6 7 (13.21%) Git (software)
7 5 (9.43%) JBehave
7 5 (9.43%) WebDriver
7 5 (9.43%) SoapUI
8 4 (7.55%) Cucumber
8 4 (7.55%) Bugzilla
9 3 (5.66%) JUnit
9 3 (5.66%) Fiddler
9 3 (5.66%) Robotium
9 3 (5.66%) Calabash
10 2 (3.77%) eggPlant
10 2 (3.77%) Gerrit
10 2 (3.77%) Mercurial
10 2 (3.77%) Ant
10 2 (3.77%) CruiseControl
General
1 7 (13.21%) Welsh Language
2 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.66%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Advertising
3 2 (3.77%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
3 2 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (45.28%) Analyst
2 19 (35.85%) Test Engineer
3 15 (28.30%) Test Analyst
4 14 (26.42%) Senior Analyst
4 14 (26.42%) Senior Test Analyst
5 12 (22.64%) Developer
5 12 (22.64%) Java Developer
6 9 (16.98%) Java Consultant
6 9 (16.98%) Java Programmer
6 9 (16.98%) Developer Analyst
6 9 (16.98%) Programmer
6 9 (16.98%) Consultant
7 8 (15.09%) Senior Test Engineer
8 5 (9.43%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) QA Manager
9 2 (3.77%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Software Test Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.74%) Web Services
2 19 (35.85%) XML
3 15 (28.30%) SOAP
3 15 (28.30%) Spring
3 15 (28.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 14 (26.42%) J2EE
5 12 (22.64%) XSLT
6 11 (20.75%) JSF
6 11 (20.75%) Hibernate
7 7 (13.21%) HTML
8 6 (11.32%) JSON
9 5 (9.43%) REST
9 5 (9.43%) Apache Camel
10 4 (7.55%) Spring Integration
10 4 (7.55%) AngularJS
10 4 (7.55%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (7.55%) GWT
11 3 (5.66%) HTML5
12 1 (1.89%) Java EE 5
12 1 (1.89%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.19%) Open Source
2 4 (7.55%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.66%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.77%) DTV
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) Replication
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) UNIX
2 7 (13.21%) Windows
3 5 (9.43%) Android
4 4 (7.55%) Linux
5 3 (5.66%) CentOS
5 3 (5.66%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) Scrum
2 25 (47.17%) Test Strategy
3 24 (45.28%) Test Scripting
4 23 (43.40%) Automated Testing
5 22 (41.51%) TDD
6 20 (37.74%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (33.96%) SOA
8 16 (30.19%) RUP
9 15 (28.30%) DSDM
9 15 (28.30%) Configuration Management
9 15 (28.30%) Release Management
9 15 (28.30%) Unit Testing
9 15 (28.30%) DevOps
10 14 (26.42%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (26.42%) Software Engineering
10 14 (26.42%) Pair Programming
11 12 (22.64%) Regression Testing
11 12 (22.64%) OOA/OOD
11 12 (22.64%) OO
Programming Languages
1 22 (41.51%) Java
2 17 (32.08%) Groovy
3 15 (28.30%) Scala
3 15 (28.30%) Clojure
4 9 (16.98%) SQL
5 6 (11.32%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.66%) Perl
6 3 (5.66%) C
6 3 (5.66%) C++
6 3 (5.66%) Python
6 3 (5.66%) Ruby
6 3 (5.66%) Korn
6 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.77%) XPath
7 2 (3.77%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) ISEB
1 14 (26.42%) ISTQB
2 5 (9.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (5.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (5.66%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (3.77%) ISO 9001
1 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 25 (47.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (47.17%) T-Plan
2 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
3 15 (28.30%) Twitter
4 11 (20.75%) IBM
4 11 (20.75%) Adobe
5 5 (9.43%) Oracle
6 3 (5.66%) HP
6 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.89%) Perforce
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