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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 139 174 164
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -10
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 73 9 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.43% 0.20% 0.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.18% 2.03% 6.62%
Number of salaries quoted 57 6 35
Average salary £35,000 £39,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.82% +12.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £36,250 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,250 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
795 443 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.61% 9.97% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 712 359 482
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,400 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Birmingham - 26 £42,500 -
Warwickshire +5 20 £32,500 -15.58%
Staffordshire +11 16 £32,500 - 2
Coventry -15 4 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Shropshire - 3 - -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (51.30%) JavaScript
2 54 (46.96%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (45.22%) HTML
3 52 (45.22%) CSS
4 44 (38.26%) Git (software)
5 43 (37.39%) HTML5
6 42 (36.52%) jQuery
7 37 (32.17%) CSS3
8 36 (31.30%) PHP
9 34 (29.57%) Java
9 34 (29.57%) XML
9 34 (29.57%) MVC
10 29 (25.22%) SOA
11 28 (24.35%) Selenium
11 28 (24.35%) Test Scripting
12 25 (21.74%) JSON
12 25 (21.74%) QA
13 24 (20.87%) .NET
14 23 (20.00%) SQL
15 22 (19.13%) SQL Server
15 22 (19.13%) OOP
15 22 (19.13%) Ant
15 22 (19.13%) PhoneGap
15 22 (19.13%) AngularJS
16 21 (18.26%) JBoss
17 20 (17.39%) Windows
18 19 (16.52%) Software Engineering
18 19 (16.52%) User Experience
19 18 (15.65%) C#
20 17 (14.78%) JUnit

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 21 (18.26%) JBoss
2 16 (13.91%) WebSphere
2 16 (13.91%) WebLogic
3 13 (11.30%) Apache
4 7 (6.09%) Tomcat
4 7 (6.09%) WordPress
5 6 (5.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (5.22%) MQSeries
6 5 (4.35%) CMS
7 2 (1.74%) GlassFish
Applications
1 12 (10.43%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.09%) Photoshop
2 7 (6.09%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (5.22%) MS Office
4 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.87%) Simulink
4 1 (0.87%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.35%) Internet
2 2 (1.74%) LDAP
2 2 (1.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.13%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 14 (12.17%) MySQL
4 5 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.74%) DTS
8 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 44 (38.26%) Git (software)
2 28 (24.35%) Selenium
3 22 (19.13%) Ant
4 17 (14.78%) JUnit
5 13 (11.30%) Subversion
5 13 (11.30%) AccuRev
6 10 (8.70%) Bugzilla
7 6 (5.22%) Talend Open Studio
8 5 (4.35%) Jenkins
9 4 (3.48%) Calabash
9 4 (3.48%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 4 (3.48%) Robotium
9 4 (3.48%) Appium
9 4 (3.48%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (2.61%) Behat
11 2 (1.74%) Hudson
11 2 (1.74%) JMeter
11 2 (1.74%) JBehave
12 1 (0.87%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.87%) PHPUnit
General
1 9 (7.83%) Finance
2 4 (3.48%) Retail
3 3 (2.61%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.74%) Billing
4 2 (1.74%) Games
4 2 (1.74%) Banking
5 1 (0.87%) Back Office
5 1 (0.87%) Electronics
5 1 (0.87%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 50 (43.48%) Developer
2 32 (27.83%) Tester
3 22 (19.13%) Software Tester
4 18 (15.65%) Analyst
5 15 (13.04%) Java Developer
6 13 (11.30%) Software Engineer
7 12 (10.43%) Senior Developer
8 11 (9.57%) .NET Developer
8 11 (9.57%) Java Software Engineer
9 10 (8.70%) QA Analyst
10 9 (7.83%) PHP Developer
11 8 (6.96%) QA Tester
11 8 (6.96%) Web Tester
12 7 (6.09%) Front-End Developer
13 6 (5.22%) Senior PHP Developer
13 6 (5.22%) Web Developer
14 5 (4.35%) Support Engineer
14 5 (4.35%) Applications Support
14 5 (4.35%) Test Manager
14 5 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (45.22%) HTML
1 52 (45.22%) CSS
2 43 (37.39%) HTML5
3 42 (36.52%) jQuery
4 37 (32.17%) CSS3
5 34 (29.57%) XML
6 25 (21.74%) JSON
7 24 (20.87%) .NET
8 22 (19.13%) PhoneGap
8 22 (19.13%) AngularJS
9 16 (13.91%) Ajax
10 10 (8.70%) ASP.NET
10 10 (8.70%) Yii
11 7 (6.09%) XSLT
11 7 (6.09%) Flash
11 7 (6.09%) XHTML
12 6 (5.22%) Apache Camel
13 5 (4.35%) REST
13 5 (4.35%) .NET Framework
14 4 (3.48%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.52%) User Experience
2 15 (13.04%) Open Source
3 14 (12.17%) N-Tier
4 9 (7.83%) W3C
5 6 (5.22%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.48%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.87%) Social Media
8 1 (0.87%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.87%) VHDL
8 1 (0.87%) Verilog
8 1 (0.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.39%) Windows
2 14 (12.17%) Android
3 13 (11.30%) Linux
4 10 (8.70%) Apple iOS
5 6 (5.22%) Windows 8
6 4 (3.48%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (46.96%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (29.57%) MVC
3 29 (25.22%) SOA
4 28 (24.35%) Test Scripting
5 22 (19.13%) OOP
6 19 (16.52%) Software Engineering
7 15 (13.04%) Software Testing
8 14 (12.17%) Automated Testing
9 12 (10.43%) E-Commerce
10 11 (9.57%) Web Development
10 11 (9.57%) Mentoring
11 10 (8.70%) Unit Testing
11 10 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (8.70%) OO
12 9 (7.83%) Project Management
12 9 (7.83%) Regression Testing
12 9 (7.83%) Manual Testing
12 9 (7.83%) Responsive Web Design
13 8 (6.96%) Data Architecture
14 7 (6.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 59 (51.30%) JavaScript
2 36 (31.30%) PHP
3 34 (29.57%) Java
4 23 (20.00%) SQL
5 18 (15.65%) C#
6 11 (9.57%) ActionScript
6 11 (9.57%) ActionScript 3.0
7 10 (8.70%) Ruby
7 10 (8.70%) VB.NET
7 10 (8.70%) Python
8 4 (3.48%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.61%) Groovy
10 2 (1.74%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.74%) VBScript
10 2 (1.74%) VB
10 2 (1.74%) C++
10 2 (1.74%) C
11 1 (0.87%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.87%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.87%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (10.43%) SC Cleared
1 12 (10.43%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.96%) ISEB
2 8 (6.96%) ISTQB
3 7 (6.09%) Degree
4 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (21.74%) QA
2 3 (2.61%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.87%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (2.61%) Nagios
1 3 (2.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (12.17%) Oracle
2 6 (5.22%) Cognos
2 6 (5.22%) Sencha
2 6 (5.22%) Talend
3 4 (3.48%) Appcelerator
3 4 (3.48%) Symbian
4 3 (2.61%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.61%) HP
5 2 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.74%) Sybase
5 2 (1.74%) Zend
6 1 (0.87%) Infor
6 1 (0.87%) Altera
6 1 (0.87%) MKS
6 1 (0.87%) Telerik
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