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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 80 100 87
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 20 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.54% 0.30% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.36% 1.80% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18 3 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 £36,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £38,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -9.41%
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
193 222 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 14.90% 16.92% 9.55%
Number of salaries quoted 169 217 84
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,318 £28,200 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £49,000 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%

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
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 16 September 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 +13 18 £30,000 -17.80% 3
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JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 36 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (48.15%) T-Plan
3 26 (48.15%) Test Strategy
3 26 (48.15%) VirtualBox
4 25 (46.30%) Test Scripting
5 24 (44.44%) Automated Testing
5 24 (44.44%) Scrum
6 21 (38.89%) Java
6 21 (38.89%) TDD
6 21 (38.89%) Jenkins
7 19 (35.19%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (33.33%) Confluence
8 18 (33.33%) Web Services
9 17 (31.48%) XML
9 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
9 17 (31.48%) Maven
10 16 (29.63%) Subversion
10 16 (29.63%) MS Excel
10 16 (29.63%) SOA
11 15 (27.78%) SOAP
11 15 (27.78%) Groovy
11 15 (27.78%) Hudson
12 14 (25.93%) Open Source
12 14 (25.93%) Software Engineering
12 14 (25.93%) ISTQB
12 14 (25.93%) OO
12 14 (25.93%) RUP
12 14 (25.93%) ISEB
13 13 (24.07%) Configuration Management

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 18 (33.33%) Confluence
2 12 (22.22%) FileNet
3 11 (20.37%) LiveCycle
4 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (29.63%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.26%) MS Office
2 5 (9.26%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) HTTP
2 4 (7.41%) Wireshark
2 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.41%) Internet
3 2 (3.70%) SSL
4 1 (1.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
1 13 (24.07%) MongoDB
1 13 (24.07%) Apache Cassandra
1 13 (24.07%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.85%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 21 (38.89%) Jenkins
2 17 (31.48%) Maven
3 16 (29.63%) Subversion
4 15 (27.78%) Hudson
5 8 (14.81%) Selenium
6 6 (11.11%) Git (software)
7 5 (9.26%) SoapUI
7 5 (9.26%) JBehave
7 5 (9.26%) WebDriver
8 4 (7.41%) Cucumber
8 4 (7.41%) Fiddler
9 3 (5.56%) Robotium
9 3 (5.56%) Calabash
10 2 (3.70%) Gerrit
10 2 (3.70%) eggPlant
10 2 (3.70%) Mercurial
10 2 (3.70%) Bugzilla
10 2 (3.70%) CruiseControl
10 2 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (3.70%) Ant
General
1 7 (12.96%) Welsh Language
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.70%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
3 2 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (44.44%) Analyst
2 20 (37.04%) Test Engineer
3 16 (29.63%) Test Analyst
4 15 (27.78%) Senior Analyst
4 15 (27.78%) Senior Test Analyst
5 10 (18.52%) Developer
6 9 (16.67%) Java Developer
7 8 (14.81%) Senior Test Engineer
7 8 (14.81%) Java Consultant
7 8 (14.81%) Java Programmer
7 8 (14.81%) Developer Analyst
7 8 (14.81%) Software Engineer
7 8 (14.81%) Consultant
7 8 (14.81%) Programmer
8 3 (5.56%) C Software Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.33%) Web Services
2 17 (31.48%) XML
3 15 (27.78%) SOAP
4 13 (24.07%) Spring
4 13 (24.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 12 (22.22%) J2EE
5 12 (22.22%) XSLT
6 11 (20.37%) JSF
6 11 (20.37%) Hibernate
7 7 (12.96%) HTML
8 4 (7.41%) JSON
9 3 (5.56%) Apache Camel
9 3 (5.56%) REST
10 2 (3.70%) Spring Integration
10 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
10 2 (3.70%) RESTful
10 2 (3.70%) LAMP
10 2 (3.70%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (3.70%) Ajax
10 2 (3.70%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) Open Source
2 4 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.56%) DTV
4 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.70%) User Experience
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) Replication
5 1 (1.85%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) UNIX
2 8 (14.81%) Windows
3 7 (12.96%) Linux
4 5 (9.26%) Android
5 4 (7.41%) CentOS
6 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (48.15%) Test Strategy
4 25 (46.30%) Test Scripting
5 24 (44.44%) Automated Testing
5 24 (44.44%) Scrum
6 21 (38.89%) TDD
7 19 (35.19%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (29.63%) SOA
9 14 (25.93%) Software Engineering
9 14 (25.93%) OO
9 14 (25.93%) RUP
10 13 (24.07%) Configuration Management
10 13 (24.07%) Regression Testing
10 13 (24.07%) DSDM
10 13 (24.07%) Unit Testing
10 13 (24.07%) Release Management
10 13 (24.07%) DevOps
11 12 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (22.22%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.89%) Java
2 15 (27.78%) Groovy
3 13 (24.07%) Clojure
3 13 (24.07%) Scala
4 8 (14.81%) SQL
5 6 (11.11%) Python
5 6 (11.11%) C
5 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.41%) Bash Shell
6 4 (7.41%) Ruby
6 4 (7.41%) Korn
6 4 (7.41%) Perl
6 4 (7.41%) C++
7 2 (3.70%) XPath
7 2 (3.70%) XQuery
7 2 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) ISTQB
1 14 (25.93%) ISEB
2 5 (9.26%) Degree
2 5 (9.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (5.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
1 2 (3.70%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (3.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (48.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (48.15%) T-Plan
2 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
3 13 (24.07%) Twitter
4 11 (20.37%) Adobe
4 11 (20.37%) IBM
5 5 (9.26%) Oracle
6 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.56%) HP
8 2 (3.70%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.85%) Perforce
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