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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 135 171 178
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +7
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 104 59 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.70% 1.02% 0.81%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.76% 6.92% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 70 47 19
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
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
884 852 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.46% 14.75% 13.32%
Number of salaries quoted 708 755 622
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +40 40 £32,500 +30.00% 2
Birmingham -12 19 £41,500 -7.77% 3
Shropshire -4 14 £45,000 - 4
Staffordshire -18 10 £31,000 -18.95% 2
Worcestershire +12 7 £40,000 -
Coventry -3 5 £65,000 +52.94% 1
Wolverhampton - 5 £32,500 -
Herefordshire - 1 - -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 98 (57.65%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (32.35%) QA
3 49 (28.82%) Finance
4 44 (25.88%) Selenium
5 41 (24.12%) Java
6 38 (22.35%) Test Scripting
7 37 (21.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 30 (17.65%) Test Automation
9 29 (17.06%) Functional Testing
9 29 (17.06%) Scrum
9 29 (17.06%) XML
10 28 (16.47%) Back Office
11 27 (15.88%) Software Testing
11 27 (15.88%) Team Foundation Server
11 27 (15.88%) Atlassian
11 27 (15.88%) Confluence
12 26 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
12 26 (15.29%) TDD
13 24 (14.12%) Wealth Management
14 23 (13.53%) Degree
14 23 (13.53%) HTML
14 23 (13.53%) SQL
14 23 (13.53%) TestDirector
14 23 (13.53%) SDLC
14 23 (13.53%) SoapUI
15 21 (12.35%) C++
15 21 (12.35%) CSS
15 21 (12.35%) ISTQB
16 20 (11.76%) Git (software)
16 20 (11.76%) SQL Server

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (15.88%) Confluence
2 8 (4.71%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (4.12%) Apache Spark
4 6 (3.53%) IIS
5 4 (2.35%) Apache
6 3 (1.76%) Documentum
6 3 (1.76%) FileNet
6 3 (1.76%) nginx
6 3 (1.76%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (6.47%) MS Office
2 10 (5.88%) MS Project
3 7 (4.12%) HipChat
4 6 (3.53%) MS Excel
5 3 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.59%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.35%) Google Drive
3 4 (2.35%) Office 365
3 4 (2.35%) SaaS
4 2 (1.18%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 2 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (1.18%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.71%) Internet
2 7 (4.12%) Skype
3 6 (3.53%) HTTP
4 3 (1.76%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.18%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.29%) Relational Database
3 8 (4.71%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.12%) Apache Accumulo
4 7 (4.12%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (4.12%) Big Data
4 7 (4.12%) Hadoop
4 7 (4.12%) IBM InfoSphere
4 7 (4.12%) Neo4j
5 6 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.94%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.76%) MySQL
7 3 (1.76%) OrientDB
8 2 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.59%) Redis
Development Applications
1 44 (25.88%) Selenium
2 27 (15.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (13.53%) SoapUI
3 23 (13.53%) TestDirector
4 20 (11.76%) Git (software)
5 18 (10.59%) Subversion
6 15 (8.82%) Jenkins
6 15 (8.82%) WebDriver
7 13 (7.65%) Bitbucket
8 11 (6.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (5.88%) Gradle
10 9 (5.29%) JIRA Agile
10 9 (5.29%) Mercurial
11 8 (4.71%) Hudson
12 6 (3.53%) JUnit
12 6 (3.53%) Maven
13 5 (2.94%) TeamCity
14 4 (2.35%) ERwin
14 4 (2.35%) Zephyr
15 3 (1.76%) Babel
General
1 49 (28.82%) Finance
2 28 (16.47%) Back Office
3 14 (8.24%) Retail
4 7 (4.12%) Games
5 3 (1.76%) Automotive
6 2 (1.18%) Electronics
6 2 (1.18%) Marketing
7 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.59%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 47 (27.65%) Tester
2 33 (19.41%) Developer
3 32 (18.82%) Analyst
4 29 (17.06%) Automation Tester
5 28 (16.47%) QA Tester
6 26 (15.29%) QA Automation Tester
7 23 (13.53%) XML Tester
8 19 (11.18%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 19 (11.18%) Selenium Tester
9 18 (10.59%) Test Analyst
10 17 (10.00%) Project Manager
11 13 (7.65%) Java Developer
11 13 (7.65%) Software Tester
12 8 (4.71%) Automation Test Analyst
12 8 (4.71%) Lead Developer
12 8 (4.71%) Senior Automation Tester
12 8 (4.71%) Senior QA Tester
12 8 (4.71%) Senior Tester
12 8 (4.71%) Test Engineer
13 7 (4.12%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (17.06%) XML
2 23 (13.53%) HTML
3 21 (12.35%) CSS
4 18 (10.59%) .NET
5 16 (9.41%) Node.js
6 13 (7.65%) REST
7 12 (7.06%) Web Services
8 7 (4.12%) AngularJS
8 7 (4.12%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (4.12%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 7 (4.12%) Entity Framework
8 7 (4.12%) Kafka
8 7 (4.12%) OpenCL
8 7 (4.12%) ZeroMQ
9 6 (3.53%) .NET Framework
9 6 (3.53%) ASP.NET
9 6 (3.53%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (3.53%) LINQ
9 6 (3.53%) Ninject
9 6 (3.53%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.24%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.71%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.12%) Internet of Things
4 7 (4.12%) VHDL
5 5 (2.94%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.94%) EFTPOS
5 5 (2.94%) EPoS
6 4 (2.35%) Replication
6 4 (2.35%) Statistics
7 3 (1.76%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.76%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.76%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.18%) Verilog
9 1 (0.59%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.59%) CAN bus
9 1 (0.59%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.59%) Windows
2 17 (10.00%) Linux
3 12 (7.06%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.76%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.76%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.18%) Android
5 2 (1.18%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.18%) Unix
6 1 (0.59%) Debian
6 1 (0.59%) MeeGo
6 1 (0.59%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (57.65%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (22.35%) Test Scripting
3 37 (21.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 29 (17.06%) Functional Testing
5 29 (17.06%) Scrum
6 27 (15.88%) Software Testing
7 26 (15.29%) TDD
8 24 (14.12%) Wealth Management
9 23 (13.53%) SDLC
10 18 (10.59%) OO
11 17 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (9.41%) Project Management
12 16 (9.41%) User Stories
12 16 (9.41%) Waterfall
13 15 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (8.82%) Defect Management
14 13 (7.65%) BDD
14 13 (7.65%) Manual Testing
14 13 (7.65%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (24.12%) Java
2 23 (13.53%) SQL
3 21 (12.35%) C++
4 20 (11.76%) Scala
5 17 (10.00%) C
6 15 (8.82%) C#
6 15 (8.82%) JavaScript
7 14 (8.24%) Ruby
8 11 (6.47%) Python
9 9 (5.29%) Perl
10 5 (2.94%) Embedded C
11 4 (2.35%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.35%) Fortran
11 4 (2.35%) XPath
12 3 (1.76%) ES6
12 3 (1.76%) Groovy
12 3 (1.76%) PHP
13 1 (0.59%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.59%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.59%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (13.53%) Degree
2 21 (12.35%) ISTQB
3 12 (7.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (5.88%) ISEB
5 7 (4.12%) DV Cleared
5 7 (4.12%) PMI Certification
5 7 (4.12%) PMP
5 7 (4.12%) SC Cleared
5 7 (4.12%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (32.35%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) JTAG
System Software
1 7 (4.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 6 (3.53%) Firmware
3 3 (1.76%) Docker
3 3 (1.76%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.18%) zsh
Systems Management
1 6 (3.53%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (15.88%) Atlassian
2 20 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.06%) Oracle
4 8 (4.71%) Google
5 7 (4.12%) IBM
6 6 (3.53%) PayPal
7 3 (1.76%) hybris
8 2 (1.18%) Adobe
8 2 (1.18%) Cognizant
8 2 (1.18%) HP
9 1 (0.59%) Apple
9 1 (0.59%) Intel
9 1 (0.59%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.59%) Remedy
9 1 (0.59%) Xamarin
Warwick, Warwickshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: Market related
Posted: 9 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Bonus, Holidays, Discounts, Pension, Life Assura
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 4 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
greywood
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago