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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 64 67 62
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 13 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.26% 0.19% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.00% 1.43% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 1
Average salary £55,000 - £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,250 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.76%
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
100 70 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 17.36% 13.28% 20.44%
Number of salaries quoted 80 44 62
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing JIRA across the Watford region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

JIRA Salary Histogram in Watford

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (60.00%) HP UFT
3 7 (46.67%) Test Scripting
3 7 (46.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
5 5 (33.33%) TestDirector
5 5 (33.33%) Bugzilla
5 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (33.33%) TestLink
5 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 5 (33.33%) V-Model
6 4 (26.67%) Release Management
6 4 (26.67%) ClearQuest
6 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
6 4 (26.67%) MS Office
7 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) Finance
7 3 (20.00%) Time Management
7 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
7 3 (20.00%) QA
7 3 (20.00%) Selenium
8 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
8 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
8 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
8 2 (13.33%) PuTTY

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
2 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Telnet
1 2 (13.33%) SSH
1 2 (13.33%) PuTTY
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) HP UFT
2 5 (33.33%) TestDirector
2 5 (33.33%) Bugzilla
2 5 (33.33%) TestLink
3 4 (26.67%) ClearQuest
4 3 (20.00%) Selenium
4 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
5 2 (13.33%) Toad
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
1 7 (46.67%) Test Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Test Manager
3 4 (26.67%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Team Leader
4 3 (20.00%) Test Team Leader
5 2 (13.33%) Developer
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) UNIX
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Test Scripting
1 7 (46.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 5 (33.33%) V-Model
4 4 (26.67%) Release Management
5 3 (20.00%) Time Management
5 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Web Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) HP