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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 67 91 84
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -7
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 18 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.71% 0.50% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.84% 2.87% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 4
Average salary £31,250 £36,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.38% -30.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £42,600 £55,000
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
152 209 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 14.41% 17.29% 8.25%
Number of salaries quoted 133 205 68
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,110 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 1 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
Cardiff +1 11 £30,000 -17.80%
Torfaen - 4 £34,000 - 1
JIRA
Wales

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 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 32 (68.09%) Mentoring
2 26 (55.32%) VirtualBox
2 26 (55.32%) T-Plan
3 25 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (51.06%) Test Scripting
5 23 (48.94%) Automated Testing
5 23 (48.94%) Test Strategy
6 21 (44.68%) Scrum
7 18 (38.30%) TDD
7 18 (38.30%) Jenkins
8 16 (34.04%) Confluence
8 16 (34.04%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (31.91%) Java
10 14 (29.79%) Web Services
10 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
11 13 (27.66%) Maven
11 13 (27.66%) ISEB
11 13 (27.66%) XML
11 13 (27.66%) MS Excel
12 12 (25.53%) SOA
12 12 (25.53%) Subversion
13 11 (23.40%) Groovy
13 11 (23.40%) ISTQB
13 11 (23.40%) Regression Testing
13 11 (23.40%) RUP
13 11 (23.40%) SOAP
13 11 (23.40%) Open Source
13 11 (23.40%) Hudson
14 10 (21.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (21.28%) Twitter

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 16 (34.04%) Confluence
2 9 (19.15%) FileNet
3 8 (17.02%) LiveCycle
4 2 (4.26%) uiautomator
5 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (27.66%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (10.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) HTTP
2 5 (10.64%) Wireshark
2 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.13%) Internet
3 1 (2.13%) SSL
3 1 (2.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) MongoDB
1 10 (21.28%) Apache Cassandra
1 10 (21.28%) NoSQL
1 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 18 (38.30%) Jenkins
2 13 (27.66%) Maven
3 12 (25.53%) Subversion
4 11 (23.40%) Hudson
5 5 (10.64%) TestLink
5 5 (10.64%) Selenium
5 5 (10.64%) Fiddler
6 4 (8.51%) JBehave
6 4 (8.51%) WebDriver
6 4 (8.51%) Cucumber
6 4 (8.51%) SoapUI
7 3 (6.38%) Calabash
7 3 (6.38%) Robotium
7 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
8 2 (4.26%) Bugzilla
8 2 (4.26%) eggPlant
9 1 (2.13%) Appium
9 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (2.13%) Mercurial
9 1 (2.13%) Gerrit
General
1 7 (14.89%) Welsh Language
2 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.38%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Test Engineer
1 21 (44.68%) Analyst
2 15 (31.91%) Test Analyst
3 14 (29.79%) Senior Test Analyst
3 14 (29.79%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) Senior Test Engineer
5 7 (14.89%) Java Developer
5 7 (14.89%) Software Engineer
5 7 (14.89%) Developer
6 6 (12.77%) Consultant
6 6 (12.77%) Programmer
6 6 (12.77%) Java Consultant
6 6 (12.77%) Java Programmer
6 6 (12.77%) Developer Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) C Software Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) Web Services
2 13 (27.66%) XML
3 11 (23.40%) SOAP
4 10 (21.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 10 (21.28%) Spring
5 9 (19.15%) XSLT
5 9 (19.15%) J2EE
6 8 (17.02%) Hibernate
6 8 (17.02%) JSF
7 4 (8.51%) HTML
8 3 (6.38%) Apache Camel
8 3 (6.38%) REST
8 3 (6.38%) JSON
9 2 (4.26%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (4.26%) GWT
9 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
9 2 (4.26%) Spring Integration
10 1 (2.13%) HTML5
10 1 (2.13%) Java EE 5
10 1 (2.13%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Open Source
2 4 (8.51%) DTV
3 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.38%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.13%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (2.13%) Replication
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) UNIX
2 9 (19.15%) Windows
3 6 (12.77%) Linux
4 5 (10.64%) CentOS
5 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
5 3 (6.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (68.09%) Mentoring
2 25 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (51.06%) Test Scripting
4 23 (48.94%) Automated Testing
4 23 (48.94%) Test Strategy
5 21 (44.68%) Scrum
6 18 (38.30%) TDD
7 16 (34.04%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (25.53%) SOA
9 11 (23.40%) Regression Testing
9 11 (23.40%) RUP
10 10 (21.28%) DevOps
10 10 (21.28%) DSDM
10 10 (21.28%) Configuration Management
10 10 (21.28%) Release Management
10 10 (21.28%) Unit Testing
11 9 (19.15%) Software Engineering
11 9 (19.15%) Software Testing
11 9 (19.15%) Pair Programming
11 9 (19.15%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) Java
2 11 (23.40%) Groovy
3 10 (21.28%) Clojure
3 10 (21.28%) Scala
4 7 (14.89%) SQL
5 5 (10.64%) Bash Shell
5 5 (10.64%) Ruby
5 5 (10.64%) Korn
5 5 (10.64%) Python
5 5 (10.64%) Perl
5 5 (10.64%) C
5 5 (10.64%) C++
6 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.13%) XPath
7 1 (2.13%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) ISEB
2 11 (23.40%) ISTQB
3 5 (10.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (6.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (4.26%) Degree
System Software
1 26 (55.32%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (55.32%) T-Plan
2 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
3 10 (21.28%) Twitter
4 8 (17.02%) IBM
4 8 (17.02%) Adobe
5 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.38%) HP
6 3 (6.38%) Oracle
7 1 (2.13%) Perforce
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