The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 159 144 186
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +42
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 67 66 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.18% 1.23% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.66% 8.45% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 56 57 21
Average salary £41,250 £60,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,250 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.76%
JIRA
England

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

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
875 781 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.39% 14.54% 11.75%
Number of salaries quoted 789 681 570
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £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 the West Midlands

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

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

JIRA
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

JIRA Salary Trend in the West Midlands

JIRA
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing JIRA across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

JIRA Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

JIRA
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Staffordshire +16 20 £30,000 -7.69% 4
Birmingham -19 17 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Warwickshire 0 16 £36,250 +3.57% 3
Shropshire - 5 - -
Coventry -6 3 £42,500 -
Wolverhampton - 3 £42,500 -
Worcestershire - 2 £42,500 - 1
Solihull +8 1 £27,500 -24.13%
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 59 (48.76%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (35.54%) Git (software)
3 41 (33.88%) JavaScript
4 40 (33.06%) .NET
5 39 (32.23%) SQL Server
5 39 (32.23%) HTML
6 34 (28.10%) C#
7 33 (27.27%) SQL
8 30 (24.79%) QA
8 30 (24.79%) Selenium
9 29 (23.97%) CSS
10 28 (23.14%) Open Source
11 27 (22.31%) Java
12 26 (21.49%) Software Testing
13 25 (20.66%) Relational Database
14 24 (19.83%) jQuery
14 24 (19.83%) XML
14 24 (19.83%) MVC
15 23 (19.01%) AngularJS
16 22 (18.18%) ISEB
16 22 (18.18%) Software Engineering
16 22 (18.18%) Test Scripting
17 21 (17.36%) PHP
18 19 (15.70%) Ant
18 19 (15.70%) Python
18 19 (15.70%) Ruby
18 19 (15.70%) ISTQB
18 19 (15.70%) Automated Testing
18 19 (15.70%) Web Development
19 18 (14.88%) JBoss

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 (14.88%) JBoss
2 16 (13.22%) WebSphere
2 16 (13.22%) WebLogic
3 8 (6.61%) Confluence
4 3 (2.48%) Apache
4 3 (2.48%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.65%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.83%) GlassFish
Applications
1 10 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.61%) MS Office
3 5 (4.13%) MS Project
4 2 (1.65%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.65%) Simulink
5 1 (0.83%) Stateflow
5 1 (0.83%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.79%) GitHub
2 4 (3.31%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (0.83%) LDAP
2 1 (0.83%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (32.23%) SQL Server
2 25 (20.66%) Relational Database
3 10 (8.26%) MySQL
4 6 (4.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (4.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.65%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.65%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 43 (35.54%) Git (software)
2 30 (24.79%) Selenium
3 19 (15.70%) Ant
4 16 (13.22%) JUnit
4 16 (13.22%) Bugzilla
4 16 (13.22%) Subversion
5 12 (9.92%) AccuRev
5 12 (9.92%) Jenkins
6 10 (8.26%) TeamCity
7 9 (7.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (4.96%) TestComplete
8 6 (4.96%) TestDirector
9 5 (4.13%) NUnit
9 5 (4.13%) LoadRunner
9 5 (4.13%) JMeter
9 5 (4.13%) NuGet
9 5 (4.13%) Karma Test Runner
9 5 (4.13%) NSubstitute
10 4 (3.31%) NeoLoad
10 4 (3.31%) Maven
General
1 8 (6.61%) Retail
2 7 (5.79%) Finance
3 5 (4.13%) Games
4 3 (2.48%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.48%) Back Office
4 3 (2.48%) Electronics
5 1 (0.83%) Billing
5 1 (0.83%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
5 1 (0.83%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (30.58%) Developer
2 29 (23.97%) Tester
3 24 (19.83%) Analyst
4 19 (15.70%) Java Developer
5 16 (13.22%) Java Software Engineer
5 16 (13.22%) Software Engineer
6 15 (12.40%) Test Analyst
7 13 (10.74%) C# Developer
8 10 (8.26%) QA Tester
8 10 (8.26%) Software Tester
9 8 (6.61%) Software Developer
10 6 (4.96%) Test Manager
10 6 (4.96%) Support Analyst
10 6 (4.96%) Team Leader
11 5 (4.13%) Software Manager
11 5 (4.13%) Applications Support
11 5 (4.13%) Applications Support Analyst
11 5 (4.13%) Test Team Leader
12 4 (3.31%) Performance Tester
12 4 (3.31%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (33.06%) .NET
2 39 (32.23%) HTML
3 29 (23.97%) CSS
4 24 (19.83%) XML
4 24 (19.83%) jQuery
5 23 (19.01%) AngularJS
6 17 (14.05%) CSS3
6 17 (14.05%) HTML5
6 17 (14.05%) JSON
7 16 (13.22%) PhoneGap
8 13 (10.74%) ASP.NET
9 11 (9.09%) Web Services
10 9 (7.44%) REST
11 8 (6.61%) WPF
12 7 (5.79%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (5.79%) Ninject
12 7 (5.79%) Underscore.js
12 7 (5.79%) SignalR
12 7 (5.79%) NHibernate
12 7 (5.79%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.79%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.48%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.65%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.65%) PMI
4 2 (1.65%) EPoS
4 2 (1.65%) Mobile Games
5 1 (0.83%) VHDL
5 1 (0.83%) Verilog
5 1 (0.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (0.83%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.22%) Windows
2 4 (3.31%) Linux
2 4 (3.31%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.83%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (48.76%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (23.14%) Open Source
3 26 (21.49%) Software Testing
4 24 (19.83%) MVC
5 22 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 22 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 19 (15.70%) Web Development
6 19 (15.70%) Automated Testing
7 17 (14.05%) Scrum
8 16 (13.22%) OOP
8 16 (13.22%) SOA
8 16 (13.22%) Mobile Development
8 16 (13.22%) SDLC
9 11 (9.09%) Unit Testing
10 10 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (8.26%) Regression Testing
11 9 (7.44%) E-Commerce
12 8 (6.61%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (5.79%) Project Management
13 7 (5.79%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (33.88%) JavaScript
2 34 (28.10%) C#
3 33 (27.27%) SQL
4 27 (22.31%) Java
5 21 (17.36%) PHP
6 19 (15.70%) Ruby
6 19 (15.70%) Python
7 7 (5.79%) C++
8 5 (4.13%) TypeScript
9 4 (3.31%) C
9 4 (3.31%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.31%) VB
9 4 (3.31%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.48%) Fortran
10 3 (2.48%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.65%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.83%) VB6
12 1 (0.83%) Groovy
12 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (18.18%) ISEB
2 19 (15.70%) ISTQB
3 11 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (5.79%) Degree
5 3 (2.48%) HND
6 2 (1.65%) HNC
6 2 (1.65%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.65%) NVQ Level 4
6 2 (1.65%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.65%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (24.79%) QA
2 6 (4.96%) SLA
3 3 (2.48%) IEC 61508
4 2 (1.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.83%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (7.44%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.83%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (11.57%) Oracle
2 10 (8.26%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.61%) HP
4 6 (4.96%) Atlassian
5 4 (3.31%) Xamarin
5 4 (3.31%) Cognos
5 4 (3.31%) Google
6 3 (2.48%) VMware
6 3 (2.48%) Citrix
6 3 (2.48%) Remedy
7 2 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.83%) MKS
8 1 (0.83%) Sybase
8 1 (0.83%) Telerik
8 1 (0.83%) Altera
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: Circa £30,000 (dependent on experience)
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 55k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
IT Recruitment Company
Salary: £20,000 - £28,000 DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Worcester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Configit
Salary: £35K- £55K subject to experience + bonus, pension, free lunches
Posted: 27 days ago