The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 72 85 92
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +7
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 17 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.01% 0.24% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.98% 1.98% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 1
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -42.30%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -6.06%
JIRA
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Development Applications Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
131 101 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 15.50% 12.27% 13.35%
Number of salaries quoted 120 101 105
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £28,900 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing JIRA across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

JIRA
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JIRA across the Southampton region.

JIRA Salary Trend in Southampton

JIRA
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing JIRA across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

JIRA Salary Histogram in Southampton

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (55.00%) Gherkin
2 11 (55.00%) User Stories
3 9 (45.00%) Linux
3 9 (45.00%) TDD
3 9 (45.00%) BDD
4 8 (40.00%) Mobile App
4 8 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Selenium IDE
4 8 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Web Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Test Management
4 8 (40.00%) Selenium
4 8 (40.00%) System Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 8 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (40.00%) LoadRunner
4 8 (40.00%) PHP
4 8 (40.00%) Python
4 8 (40.00%) Regression Testing
5 7 (35.00%) SaaS
5 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
5 7 (35.00%) Degree
5 7 (35.00%) QA
6 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (25.00%) SQL
8 4 (20.00%) COBOL
8 4 (20.00%) Java
8 4 (20.00%) Oracle

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 4 (20.00%) SAS
1 4 (20.00%) CICS
2 3 (15.00%) Confluence
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (20.00%) DB2
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Selenium IDE
1 8 (40.00%) Selenium
1 8 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 8 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 8 (40.00%) LoadRunner
2 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (20.00%) ChangeMan
4 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Trainer
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Automated Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) Gherkin
2 4 (20.00%) ISPF
3 1 (5.00%) Spring
3 1 (5.00%) JSP
3 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (20.00%) VSAM
2 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (20.00%) Data Conversion
3 3 (15.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) UNIX
3 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (55.00%) User Stories
3 9 (45.00%) TDD
3 9 (45.00%) BDD
4 8 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Web Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Test Management
4 8 (40.00%) System Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Regression Testing
5 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (20.00%) Migration
6 4 (20.00%) Scrum
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (10.00%) Web Development
8 2 (10.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) PHP
1 8 (40.00%) Python
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) COBOL
3 4 (20.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) JCL
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
1 4 (20.00%) Atlassian
1 4 (20.00%) Tableau