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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 72 76 55
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -21
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 7 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.27% 0.17% 0.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.60% 1.35% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 3
Average salary £55,000 - £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
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
106 74 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 19.20% 12.46% 18.87%
Number of salaries quoted 75 54 48
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £49,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (77.78%) Test Scripting
1 7 (77.78%) Non-Functional Testing
2 6 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (55.56%) HP UFT
4 4 (44.44%) ClearQuest
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) WebLogic
4 4 (44.44%) Release Management
5 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 3 (33.33%) Time Management
5 3 (33.33%) V-Model
5 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) QA
5 3 (33.33%) Selenium
5 3 (33.33%) MS Office
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 2 (22.22%) TestDirector
6 2 (22.22%) Bugzilla
6 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (22.22%) TestLink

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (44.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) HP UFT
2 4 (44.44%) ClearQuest
3 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 3 (33.33%) Selenium
4 2 (22.22%) TestDirector
4 2 (22.22%) Bugzilla
4 2 (22.22%) TestLink
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Team Leader
2 3 (33.33%) Team Leader
3 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Test Scripting
1 7 (77.78%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Release Management
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 3 (33.33%) Time Management
3 3 (33.33%) V-Model
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft