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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 170 155 186
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +31
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 59 60 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.04% 1.19% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.16% 8.44% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 55 45 4
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £20,100 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
824 711 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.47% 14.05% 10.50%
Number of salaries quoted 719 642 371
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 -4 17 £30,750 -19.60% 4
Birmingham -11 12 £29,750 -0.83% 4
Worcestershire - 11 £42,500 -
Warwickshire -18 10 £52,500 +50.00%
Shropshire +11 4 £36,000 - 1
Coventry -6 2 £44,000 -2.22% 2
Solihull - 1 £40,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 71 (51.08%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (39.57%) Java
3 42 (30.22%) QA
4 38 (27.34%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (26.62%) Git (software)
5 37 (26.62%) C#
6 35 (25.18%) Jenkins
7 34 (24.46%) JavaScript
8 33 (23.74%) Open Source
8 33 (23.74%) Software Testing
9 32 (23.02%) Confluence
9 32 (23.02%) Test Scripting
9 32 (23.02%) .NET
10 31 (22.30%) Ruby
11 29 (20.86%) HTML
12 28 (20.14%) SQL Server
12 28 (20.14%) Selenium
12 28 (20.14%) Atlassian
13 27 (19.42%) ISTQB
13 27 (19.42%) Scrum
14 24 (17.27%) Windows
15 23 (16.55%) Analytical Skills
16 22 (15.83%) SDLC
16 22 (15.83%) CSS
16 22 (15.83%) MVC
17 21 (15.11%) TDD
18 20 (14.39%) Finance
19 19 (13.67%) Perl
19 19 (13.67%) Retail
19 19 (13.67%) AngularJS

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 32 (23.02%) Confluence
2 9 (6.47%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (5.76%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.44%) JBoss
4 2 (1.44%) Node.js
4 2 (1.44%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.44%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.72%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (5.04%) HipChat
1 7 (5.04%) MS Office
2 3 (2.16%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.72%) MS Project
3 1 (0.72%) Open Workbench
3 1 (0.72%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.72%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.91%) GitHub
2 6 (4.32%) Office 365
3 5 (3.60%) SaaS
4 2 (1.44%) Google Drive
5 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.23%) Internet
2 7 (5.04%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (20.14%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.51%) Relational Database
3 13 (9.35%) Apache Cassandra
3 13 (9.35%) MongoDB
3 13 (9.35%) Neo4j
4 8 (5.76%) Apache Accumulo
4 8 (5.76%) Big Data
4 8 (5.76%) Hadoop
4 8 (5.76%) IBM InfoSphere
5 5 (3.60%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 37 (26.62%) Git (software)
2 35 (25.18%) Jenkins
3 28 (20.14%) Selenium
4 17 (12.23%) Hudson
5 16 (11.51%) Subversion
5 16 (11.51%) TeamCity
6 15 (10.79%) AccuRev
7 14 (10.07%) Ant
8 13 (9.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (8.63%) Mercurial
10 10 (7.19%) Maven
10 10 (7.19%) WebDriver
11 9 (6.47%) Bugzilla
11 9 (6.47%) Cucumber
12 8 (5.76%) Bitbucket
12 8 (5.76%) RSpec
12 8 (5.76%) WATIR
13 7 (5.04%) JIRA Agile
13 7 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (3.60%) NUnit
General
1 20 (14.39%) Finance
2 19 (13.67%) Retail
3 10 (7.19%) Back Office
4 5 (3.60%) Games
5 1 (0.72%) Electronics
5 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (31.65%) Developer
2 35 (25.18%) Tester
3 28 (20.14%) Analyst
4 21 (15.11%) Test Analyst
5 19 (13.67%) Java Developer
5 19 (13.67%) Software Tester
6 11 (7.91%) C# Developer
6 11 (7.91%) QA Tester
7 10 (7.19%) Software Analyst
7 10 (7.19%) Software Test Analyst
7 10 (7.19%) Test Engineer
8 9 (6.47%) Applications Support
8 9 (6.47%) QA Analyst
8 9 (6.47%) QA Test Analyst
9 8 (5.76%) Automation Analyst
9 8 (5.76%) Automation Engineer
9 8 (5.76%) Automation Test Analyst
9 8 (5.76%) Big Data Developer
9 8 (5.76%) Lead Developer
10 7 (5.04%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (23.02%) .NET
2 29 (20.86%) HTML
3 22 (15.83%) CSS
4 19 (13.67%) AngularJS
5 15 (10.79%) jQuery
5 15 (10.79%) REST
6 12 (8.63%) ASP.NET
6 12 (8.63%) WPF
7 11 (7.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (7.91%) NHibernate
7 11 (7.91%) Ninject
7 11 (7.91%) OpenCL
7 11 (7.91%) SignalR
7 11 (7.91%) Underscore.js
7 11 (7.91%) WCF
8 10 (7.19%) XML
9 9 (6.47%) HTML5
10 8 (5.76%) JSON
10 8 (5.76%) Kafka
10 8 (5.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.55%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.91%) VHDL
3 8 (5.76%) Internet of Things
3 8 (5.76%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.04%) EFTPOS
4 7 (5.04%) EPoS
5 3 (2.16%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.44%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.44%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.44%) Mobile Games
6 2 (1.44%) PMI
7 1 (0.72%) Replication
7 1 (0.72%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (17.27%) Windows
2 12 (8.63%) Linux
3 11 (7.91%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.44%) Android
5 2 (1.44%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.72%) Debian
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (51.08%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (27.34%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (23.74%) Open Source
3 33 (23.74%) Software Testing
4 32 (23.02%) Test Scripting
5 27 (19.42%) Scrum
6 22 (15.83%) MVC
6 22 (15.83%) SDLC
7 21 (15.11%) TDD
8 17 (12.23%) Automation Testing
8 17 (12.23%) Defect Tracking
9 16 (11.51%) BDD
10 15 (10.79%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (10.07%) Automated Testing
11 14 (10.07%) Test Automation
12 13 (9.35%) OO
12 13 (9.35%) Waterfall
13 12 (8.63%) Test Management
14 11 (7.91%) OOP
14 11 (7.91%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 55 (39.57%) Java
2 37 (26.62%) C#
3 34 (24.46%) JavaScript
4 31 (22.30%) Ruby
5 19 (13.67%) Perl
6 18 (12.95%) Scala
7 17 (12.23%) SQL
8 14 (10.07%) C++
9 12 (8.63%) Python
10 11 (7.91%) C
11 8 (5.76%) Bash Shell
12 5 (3.60%) Clojure
12 5 (3.60%) Groovy
12 5 (3.60%) T-SQL
12 5 (3.60%) TypeScript
12 5 (3.60%) VB.NET
13 4 (2.88%) PHP
13 4 (2.88%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.44%) VB
15 1 (0.72%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 27 (19.42%) ISTQB
2 15 (10.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (8.63%) SC Cleared
3 12 (8.63%) Security Cleared
4 11 (7.91%) DV Cleared
4 11 (7.91%) ISEB
5 4 (2.88%) Degree
6 2 (1.44%) HNC
6 2 (1.44%) HND
6 2 (1.44%) NVQ Level 4
6 2 (1.44%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (30.22%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (5.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 8 (5.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (20.14%) Atlassian
2 14 (10.07%) Oracle
3 9 (6.47%) Google
4 8 (5.76%) HP
4 8 (5.76%) IBM
4 8 (5.76%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.32%) Twitter
6 4 (2.88%) Citrix
6 4 (2.88%) hybris
6 4 (2.88%) Remedy
7 1 (0.72%) Adobe
7 1 (0.72%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.72%) SAP
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