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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 91 84 77
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 17 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.25% 0.77% 1.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.23% 3.92% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 12
Average salary £40,000 £51,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.95% +46.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
139 204 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 10.26% 19.58% 10.89%
Number of salaries quoted 113 175 97
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,500 £55,000
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
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 30 January 2015. 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 -4 17 £40,000 -21.95%
JIRA
UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (56.25%) Java
2 18 (56.25%) HTTP
3 17 (53.13%) C
3 17 (53.13%) C++
4 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 15 (46.88%) Linux
5 15 (46.88%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (46.88%) Confluence
6 14 (43.75%) Mentoring
7 13 (40.63%) Perl
7 13 (40.63%) Perforce
8 12 (37.50%) Regression Testing
8 12 (37.50%) DVB
8 12 (37.50%) TDD
8 12 (37.50%) Scrum
8 12 (37.50%) HTML
8 12 (37.50%) Windows
8 12 (37.50%) TCP/IP
8 12 (37.50%) Red Hat
8 12 (37.50%) BDD
8 12 (37.50%) Bug Management
8 12 (37.50%) Bash Shell
8 12 (37.50%) Korn
8 12 (37.50%) Jenkins
9 11 (34.38%) Degree
9 11 (34.38%) CentOS
9 11 (34.38%) Internet
9 11 (34.38%) Python
9 11 (34.38%) OO

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 15 (46.88%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) GlassFish
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.13%) JBoss
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (56.25%) HTTP
2 12 (37.50%) DVB
2 12 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 11 (34.38%) Internet
4 6 (18.75%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.13%) Big Data
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
1 1 (3.13%) Informix
1 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 10 (31.25%) TestLink
3 9 (28.13%) JUnit
4 6 (18.75%) Eclipse
4 6 (18.75%) Cucumber
4 6 (18.75%) Fiddler
5 4 (12.50%) JMeter
5 4 (12.50%) Selenium
6 3 (9.38%) Xcode
7 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
7 2 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (3.13%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
1 4 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (3.13%) Welsh Language
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Test Engineer
1 10 (31.25%) Software Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Software Test Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Team Leader
2 6 (18.75%) C Software Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Desktop Team Leader
4 3 (9.38%) Software Development Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Development Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) HTML
2 6 (18.75%) WebKit
3 4 (12.50%) Web Services
4 3 (9.38%) Java EE
4 3 (9.38%) Spring
4 3 (9.38%) GStreamer
4 3 (9.38%) OpenGL
5 2 (6.25%) LAMP
5 2 (6.25%) RESTful
5 2 (6.25%) Ajax
5 2 (6.25%) jQuery
6 1 (3.13%) XML
6 1 (3.13%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Computer Science
2 8 (25.00%) User Experience
3 7 (21.88%) DTV
4 6 (18.75%) Client/Server
4 6 (18.75%) Streaming Video
4 6 (18.75%) iPad
4 6 (18.75%) iPhone
4 6 (18.75%) Video on Demand
4 6 (18.75%) Cryptography
4 6 (18.75%) Over-the-Top Content
5 3 (9.38%) Statistics
5 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
5 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Linux
2 12 (37.50%) Windows
3 11 (34.38%) CentOS
4 7 (21.88%) Android
4 7 (21.88%) Apple iOS
4 7 (21.88%) UNIX
5 6 (18.75%) Mac OS X
6 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (43.75%) Mentoring
4 12 (37.50%) Regression Testing
4 12 (37.50%) TDD
4 12 (37.50%) Scrum
4 12 (37.50%) BDD
4 12 (37.50%) Bug Management
5 11 (34.38%) OO
6 10 (31.25%) Test Management
6 10 (31.25%) Product Management
6 10 (31.25%) Web Application Development
7 9 (28.13%) Coaching
7 9 (28.13%) DRM
8 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 7 (21.88%) Automated Testing
9 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
10 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
11 3 (9.38%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) Java
2 17 (53.13%) C
2 17 (53.13%) C++
3 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (40.63%) Perl
5 12 (37.50%) Bash Shell
5 12 (37.50%) Korn
6 11 (34.38%) Python
7 10 (31.25%) Objective-C
8 6 (18.75%) Ruby
9 2 (6.25%) PHP
9 2 (6.25%) SQL
9 2 (6.25%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) ISEB
3 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Perforce
2 12 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 5 (15.63%) T-Plan
4 3 (9.38%) Apple
5 2 (6.25%) Atlassian
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft