The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 51 64 75
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +11
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 11 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.40% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.58% 0.99% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 1
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +55.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
JIRA
East of England

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

Development Applications Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
95 101 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 20.70% 20.40% 13.88%
Number of salaries quoted 81 91 72
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £44,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

JIRA
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

JIRA Salary Trend in Suffolk

JIRA
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Ipswich +17 9 £34,000 -2.85%
JIRA
East of England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 13 (81.25%) QA
2 12 (75.00%) Bugzilla
3 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
4 10 (62.50%) SoapUI
5 9 (56.25%) Automated Testing
6 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (50.00%) Selenium
7 7 (43.75%) MS Office
8 6 (37.50%) SQL
8 6 (37.50%) ISEB
9 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
11 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
11 3 (18.75%) .NET
11 3 (18.75%) JMeter
11 3 (18.75%) Games
11 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
11 3 (18.75%) Automation Testing
12 2 (12.50%) SOAP
12 2 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
12 2 (12.50%) Scrum
12 2 (12.50%) TDD
12 2 (12.50%) Telerik
12 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
12 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
12 2 (12.50%) Degree
12 2 (12.50%) Test Management
12 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
12 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
12 2 (12.50%) Agile Testing

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Bugzilla
2 10 (62.50%) SoapUI
3 8 (50.00%) Selenium
4 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (18.75%) JMeter
6 2 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
6 2 (12.50%) LoadUI
7 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 3 (18.75%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Analyst
2 11 (68.75%) Test Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) QA Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Tester
4 4 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Software Tester
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) QA Tester
6 2 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Senior QA Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Automation Tester
6 2 (12.50%) Automated Tester
7 1 (6.25%) Senior QA Test Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Senior QA Tester
7 1 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Test Consultant
7 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Tester
7 1 (6.25%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) SOAP
2 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) Online Games
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Automated Testing
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
4 3 (18.75%) Automation Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Test Management
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) OOP
6 1 (6.25%) Use Case
6 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) ISEB
2 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (81.25%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Telerik