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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 147 184 144
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -40
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 77 23 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.37% 0.44% 1.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.19% 3.65% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 74 19 47
Average salary £60,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £31,800 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £43,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
756 630 659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.42% 11.93% 13.74%
Number of salaries quoted 672 559 569
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 2014. 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 +28 51 £60,000 +71.42% 3
Warwickshire - 15 £40,000 -
Staffordshire +3 7 £33,000 -17.50% 2
Coventry -17 2 £40,000 +11.11%
Solihull - 2 £36,250 -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 91 (75.21%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (60.33%) HTML
2 73 (60.33%) CSS
3 67 (55.37%) JavaScript
3 67 (55.37%) HTML5
4 58 (47.93%) Continuous Integration
5 57 (47.11%) XML
6 56 (46.28%) SOA
6 56 (46.28%) Ajax
7 55 (45.45%) Java
8 51 (42.15%) N-Tier
9 47 (38.84%) Windows
9 47 (38.84%) Scrum
10 44 (36.36%) SC Cleared
10 44 (36.36%) Security Cleared
11 41 (33.88%) CSS3
12 40 (33.06%) Git (software)
12 40 (33.06%) jQuery
13 39 (32.23%) MVC
14 37 (30.58%) SQL Server
15 35 (28.93%) TDD
16 34 (28.10%) .NET
17 33 (27.27%) SQL
18 32 (26.45%) Unit Testing
19 31 (25.62%) AccuRev
19 31 (25.62%) XSLT
20 29 (23.97%) ASP.NET
20 29 (23.97%) VB.NET
20 29 (23.97%) XHTML
20 29 (23.97%) SEO

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 11 (9.09%) WordPress
2 10 (8.26%) CMS
3 4 (3.31%) Confluence
4 2 (1.65%) Node.js
4 2 (1.65%) LiveCycle
4 2 (1.65%) Joomla!
4 2 (1.65%) Drupal
4 2 (1.65%) Apache
4 2 (1.65%) FileNet
5 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.83%) Liferay
Applications
1 3 (2.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.65%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.48%) GitHub
2 2 (1.65%) Trello
3 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.05%) LDAP
1 17 (14.05%) HTTP
1 17 (14.05%) TCP/IP
1 17 (14.05%) SSL
1 17 (14.05%) Firewall
2 1 (0.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (30.58%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.61%) MySQL
3 4 (3.31%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.48%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.65%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 40 (33.06%) Git (software)
2 28 (23.14%) Ant
2 28 (23.14%) Jenkins
3 23 (19.01%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 17 (14.05%) Selenium
5 16 (13.22%) Subversion
6 8 (6.61%) PHPUnit
7 7 (5.79%) Behat
7 7 (5.79%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (4.13%) WebDriver
9 4 (3.31%) JUnit
9 4 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (3.31%) Mercurial
10 3 (2.48%) Maven
10 3 (2.48%) Hudson
11 2 (1.65%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.65%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.65%) LoadUI
11 2 (1.65%) Spock
11 2 (1.65%) jMock
General
1 25 (20.66%) Retail
2 7 (5.79%) Banking
3 6 (4.96%) Finance
4 5 (4.13%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.48%) Games
5 3 (2.48%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.65%) Back Office
6 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 74 (61.16%) Developer
2 23 (19.01%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 23 (19.01%) Mobile Developer
3 22 (18.18%) Applications Developer
4 21 (17.36%) .NET Developer
5 16 (13.22%) Senior Developer
6 12 (9.92%) Tester
7 11 (9.09%) Senior Applications Developer
7 11 (9.09%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
8 10 (8.26%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (8.26%) PHP Developer
8 10 (8.26%) Analyst
9 9 (7.44%) VB.NET Developer
9 9 (7.44%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (6.61%) QA Tester
10 8 (6.61%) Test Analyst
11 7 (5.79%) Software Tester
12 6 (4.96%) Web Developer
13 5 (4.13%) Test Manager
14 4 (3.31%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (60.33%) HTML
1 73 (60.33%) CSS
2 67 (55.37%) HTML5
3 57 (47.11%) XML
4 56 (46.28%) Ajax
5 41 (33.88%) CSS3
6 40 (33.06%) jQuery
7 34 (28.10%) .NET
8 31 (25.62%) XSLT
9 29 (23.97%) XHTML
9 29 (23.97%) ASP.NET
10 27 (22.31%) AngularJS
11 26 (21.49%) PhoneGap
12 25 (20.66%) JSON
13 22 (18.18%) Silverlight
14 10 (8.26%) Symfony
14 10 (8.26%) Yii
15 7 (5.79%) RESTful
16 5 (4.13%) ASP.NET MVC
16 5 (4.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 51 (42.15%) N-Tier
2 28 (23.14%) User Experience
3 27 (22.31%) Open Source
4 24 (19.83%) Mobile App
5 22 (18.18%) Blackberry
6 6 (4.96%) Computer Science
7 5 (4.13%) Social Media
8 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.83%) Pocket PC
Operating Systems
1 47 (38.84%) Windows
2 29 (23.97%) Android
2 29 (23.97%) Apple iOS
3 28 (23.14%) Linux
4 26 (21.49%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.83%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (75.21%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (47.93%) Continuous Integration
3 56 (46.28%) SOA
4 47 (38.84%) Scrum
5 39 (32.23%) MVC
6 35 (28.93%) TDD
7 32 (26.45%) Unit Testing
8 29 (23.97%) SEO
9 28 (23.14%) Mentoring
10 27 (22.31%) OOP
11 25 (20.66%) E-Commerce
12 24 (19.83%) Document Management
13 22 (18.18%) Android Development
13 22 (18.18%) iOS Development
14 19 (15.70%) DevOps
15 17 (14.05%) Waterfall
16 13 (10.74%) BDD
17 11 (9.09%) OO
18 9 (7.44%) Software Engineering
19 8 (6.61%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (55.37%) JavaScript
2 55 (45.45%) Java
3 33 (27.27%) SQL
4 29 (23.97%) VB.NET
5 22 (18.18%) ActionScript
5 22 (18.18%) Objective-C
5 22 (18.18%) ActionScript 3.0
6 19 (15.70%) PHP
7 15 (12.40%) C#
8 5 (4.13%) VB
9 3 (2.48%) Ruby
10 2 (1.65%) Groovy
10 2 (1.65%) Scala
10 2 (1.65%) Python
10 2 (1.65%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.65%) Clojure
11 1 (0.83%) C++
11 1 (0.83%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 44 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 44 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.96%) Degree
3 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.65%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.65%) ISEB
5 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.40%) QA
Systems Management
1 18 (14.88%) Puppet
2 17 (14.05%) Vagrant
2 17 (14.05%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (25.62%) AccuRev
2 25 (20.66%) Sencha
3 22 (18.18%) Appcelerator
4 17 (14.05%) VMware
5 9 (7.44%) Microsoft
5 9 (7.44%) Zend
6 4 (3.31%) Twitter
6 4 (3.31%) Adobe
7 3 (2.48%) JBoss
7 3 (2.48%) Google
8 2 (1.65%) hybris
8 2 (1.65%) IBM
8 2 (1.65%) Remedy
9 1 (0.83%) ATG
9 1 (0.83%) Telerik
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle
9 1 (0.83%) Atlassian
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