The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 62 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.41% - 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.50% - 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £46,000 - £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
JIRA
Hertfordshire

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

Development Applications Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
80 92 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 16.43% 15.11% 13.59%
Number of salaries quoted 49 80 31
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £54,750 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

JIRA
Salary Trend in Watford

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

JIRA Salary Trend in Watford

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 3 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (60.00%) Bugzilla
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) TestLink
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) TestDirector
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (20.00%) Flash
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Drupal
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Magento
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (60.00%) Bugzilla
2 2 (40.00%) TestDirector
2 2 (40.00%) TestLink
3 1 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) TestNG
3 1 (20.00%) JBehave
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (20.00%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) hybris