The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales 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 92 93 80
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 7 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.55% 1.10% 0.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.83% 5.22% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 9
Average salary £34,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £34,000 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
JIRA
UK

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

Development Applications Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
120 268 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 9.35% 21.09% 10.52%
Number of salaries quoted 108 246 92
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,746 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

JIRA
Salary Trend in Wales

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

JIRA Salary Trend in Wales

JIRA
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing JIRA across the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

JIRA Salary Histogram in Wales

JIRA
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Wales 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
South Wales -3 7 £34,000 -24.44% 1
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UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the 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 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) Linux
3 13 (48.15%) Confluence
4 12 (44.44%) Python
4 12 (44.44%) Automated Testing
4 12 (44.44%) Test Scripting
4 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
5 11 (40.74%) Perl
5 11 (40.74%) Scrum
5 11 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (37.04%) TCP/IP
6 10 (37.04%) Red Hat
6 10 (37.04%) Regression Testing
6 10 (37.04%) TDD
6 10 (37.04%) Korn
6 10 (37.04%) Bash Shell
6 10 (37.04%) BDD
6 10 (37.04%) VirtualBox
6 10 (37.04%) T-Plan
6 10 (37.04%) Test Strategy
6 10 (37.04%) Bug Management
6 10 (37.04%) Mentoring
7 9 (33.33%) C
7 9 (33.33%) C++
7 9 (33.33%) CentOS
8 8 (29.63%) Java
8 8 (29.63%) UNIX
8 8 (29.63%) Windows
8 8 (29.63%) Test Management
8 8 (29.63%) Product Management

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the 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 13 (48.15%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) JBoss
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) FileNet
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) TCP/IP
2 7 (25.93%) HTTP
2 7 (25.93%) Wireshark
3 2 (7.41%) Internet
4 1 (3.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Informix
2 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.70%) JasperReports
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 8 (29.63%) TestLink
3 7 (25.93%) Fiddler
4 4 (14.81%) JUnit
4 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
5 3 (11.11%) Selenium
5 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 3 (11.11%) JMeter
6 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
6 2 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (7.41%) Subversion
6 2 (7.41%) Maven
7 1 (3.70%) Bugzilla
7 1 (3.70%) Hudson
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (3.70%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (14.81%) Welsh Language
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Advertising
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Test Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Software Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Software Test Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) C Software Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Test Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Test Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Automated Test Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Test Team Leader
7 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.70%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) HTML
2 3 (11.11%) Web Services
2 3 (11.11%) XML
3 2 (7.41%) Spring
3 2 (7.41%) Ajax
3 2 (7.41%) jQuery
3 2 (7.41%) RESTful
3 2 (7.41%) LAMP
3 2 (7.41%) Apache Camel
4 1 (3.70%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (3.70%) REST
4 1 (3.70%) Spring Integration
4 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.70%) Java EE 5
4 1 (3.70%) JPA
4 1 (3.70%) EJB 3.0
4 1 (3.70%) Java EE
4 1 (3.70%) JSON
4 1 (3.70%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) DTV
2 5 (18.52%) User Experience
3 3 (11.11%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Linux
2 9 (33.33%) CentOS
3 8 (29.63%) UNIX
3 8 (29.63%) Windows
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.70%) SUSE
5 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) Automated Testing
2 12 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 11 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (40.74%) Scrum
4 10 (37.04%) TDD
4 10 (37.04%) Regression Testing
4 10 (37.04%) BDD
4 10 (37.04%) Test Strategy
4 10 (37.04%) Bug Management
4 10 (37.04%) Mentoring
5 8 (29.63%) Product Management
5 8 (29.63%) Test Management
6 7 (25.93%) Software Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Performance Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Security Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 3 (11.11%) OO
9 2 (7.41%) RUP
9 2 (7.41%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) Python
2 11 (40.74%) Perl
3 10 (37.04%) Korn
3 10 (37.04%) Bash Shell
4 9 (33.33%) C
4 9 (33.33%) C++
5 8 (29.63%) Java
6 7 (25.93%) Ruby
7 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
8 3 (11.11%) SQL
8 3 (11.11%) Groovy
9 2 (7.41%) PHP
10 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
10 1 (3.70%) Scala
10 1 (3.70%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) ISEB
1 7 (25.93%) ISTQB
2 3 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Red Hat
1 10 (37.04%) T-Plan
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Perforce
3 2 (7.41%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.70%) Twitter
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