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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 146 178 175
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -3
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 68 22 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.27% 0.45% 0.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.73% 4.07% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 57 12 29
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £35,000 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
880 541 619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.45% 10.97% 12.31%
Number of salaries quoted 785 438 549
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 £27,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +8 22 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Warwickshire +3 18 £32,500 -15.58%
Birmingham - 18 £45,000 - 1
Coventry - 7 £43,750 -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 54 (45.76%) JavaScript
2 48 (40.68%) HTML
3 46 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (38.14%) CSS
5 40 (33.90%) Git (software)
6 36 (30.51%) PHP
7 34 (28.81%) HTML5
7 34 (28.81%) CSS3
8 32 (27.12%) jQuery
9 31 (26.27%) Test Scripting
10 29 (24.58%) SQL
11 28 (23.73%) Java
11 28 (23.73%) .NET
12 27 (22.88%) SQL Server
12 27 (22.88%) XML
12 27 (22.88%) QA
13 25 (21.19%) Selenium
13 25 (21.19%) MVC
14 21 (17.80%) C#
14 21 (17.80%) Relational Database
15 20 (16.95%) SOA
16 19 (16.10%) Software Testing
17 18 (15.25%) Subversion
17 18 (15.25%) Automated Testing
17 18 (15.25%) JBoss
18 17 (14.41%) Software Engineering
18 17 (14.41%) AccuRev
18 17 (14.41%) Open Source
19 16 (13.56%) JSON
19 16 (13.56%) MySQL

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (15.25%) JBoss
2 14 (11.86%) Apache
3 13 (11.02%) WebSphere
3 13 (11.02%) WebLogic
4 8 (6.78%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.39%) WordPress
6 2 (1.69%) CMS
6 2 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.69%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.69%) GlassFish
Applications
1 12 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.93%) Photoshop
2 7 (5.93%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (5.08%) MS Office
4 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.85%) Simulink
4 1 (0.85%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.63%) Internet
2 2 (1.69%) HTTP
2 2 (1.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (22.88%) SQL Server
2 21 (17.80%) Relational Database
3 16 (13.56%) MySQL
4 5 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.69%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.85%) DTS
Development Applications
1 40 (33.90%) Git (software)
2 25 (21.19%) Selenium
3 18 (15.25%) Subversion
4 17 (14.41%) AccuRev
5 14 (11.86%) JUnit
6 13 (11.02%) Ant
7 10 (8.47%) Bugzilla
8 8 (6.78%) Jenkins
9 4 (3.39%) Calabash
9 4 (3.39%) Appium
9 4 (3.39%) Robotium
10 3 (2.54%) TestComplete
10 3 (2.54%) TestDirector
10 3 (2.54%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (1.69%) JMeter
11 2 (1.69%) JBehave
11 2 (1.69%) Hudson
11 2 (1.69%) Behat
12 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.85%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (5.93%) Finance
2 2 (1.69%) Games
2 2 (1.69%) Billing
3 1 (0.85%) General Ledger
3 1 (0.85%) Retail
3 1 (0.85%) Electronics
3 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 48 (40.68%) Developer
2 37 (31.36%) Tester
3 25 (21.19%) Software Tester
4 17 (14.41%) Analyst
5 16 (13.56%) Java Developer
6 14 (11.86%) Java Software Engineer
6 14 (11.86%) Software Engineer
7 11 (9.32%) .NET Developer
8 10 (8.47%) QA Analyst
9 9 (7.63%) Test Manager
9 9 (7.63%) QA Tester
10 8 (6.78%) PHP Developer
10 8 (6.78%) Web Tester
11 7 (5.93%) Front-End Developer
12 6 (5.08%) Web Developer
12 6 (5.08%) Senior Developer
12 6 (5.08%) Senior PHP Developer
13 5 (4.24%) Support Engineer
13 5 (4.24%) Applications Support
14 4 (3.39%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (40.68%) HTML
2 45 (38.14%) CSS
3 34 (28.81%) HTML5
3 34 (28.81%) CSS3
4 32 (27.12%) jQuery
5 28 (23.73%) .NET
6 27 (22.88%) XML
7 16 (13.56%) JSON
8 13 (11.02%) PhoneGap
8 13 (11.02%) AngularJS
9 12 (10.17%) ASP.NET
10 10 (8.47%) Ajax
11 9 (7.63%) Yii
12 8 (6.78%) REST
13 7 (5.93%) Flash
13 7 (5.93%) XHTML
13 7 (5.93%) XSLT
14 6 (5.08%) Web Services
14 6 (5.08%) XSD
14 6 (5.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.41%) Open Source
2 13 (11.02%) User Experience
3 10 (8.47%) N-Tier
4 9 (7.63%) W3C
5 5 (4.24%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.85%) VHDL
7 1 (0.85%) Verilog
7 1 (0.85%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.17%) Windows
2 11 (9.32%) Linux
3 7 (5.93%) Android
4 4 (3.39%) Mac OS
5 3 (2.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (26.27%) Test Scripting
3 25 (21.19%) MVC
4 20 (16.95%) SOA
5 19 (16.10%) Software Testing
6 18 (15.25%) Automated Testing
7 17 (14.41%) Software Engineering
8 14 (11.86%) Web Development
9 13 (11.02%) Unit Testing
9 13 (11.02%) Mobile Development
9 13 (11.02%) OOP
10 11 (9.32%) E-Commerce
11 10 (8.47%) OO
12 9 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (7.63%) Manual Testing
12 9 (7.63%) Regression Testing
12 9 (7.63%) Project Management
13 8 (6.78%) Data Architecture
14 7 (5.93%) Responsive Web Design
14 7 (5.93%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 54 (45.76%) JavaScript
2 36 (30.51%) PHP
3 29 (24.58%) SQL
4 28 (23.73%) Java
5 21 (17.80%) C#
6 13 (11.02%) Ruby
6 13 (11.02%) Python
7 10 (8.47%) VB.NET
8 7 (5.93%) ActionScript 3.0
8 7 (5.93%) ActionScript
9 4 (3.39%) C
9 4 (3.39%) C++
10 3 (2.54%) Groovy
10 3 (2.54%) Fortran
11 2 (1.69%) VB
11 2 (1.69%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.85%) VB6
12 1 (0.85%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (6.78%) ISEB
1 8 (6.78%) ISTQB
2 7 (5.93%) Degree
3 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (22.88%) QA
2 4 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.54%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (9.32%) Oracle
2 6 (5.08%) Cognos
3 4 (3.39%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.39%) Symbian
4 3 (2.54%) HP
4 3 (2.54%) Sybase
5 2 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.85%) Altera
6 1 (0.85%) Infor
6 1 (0.85%) Zend
6 1 (0.85%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.85%) Telerik
6 1 (0.85%) MKS
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago