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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
England / West Midlands
Rank 129 159 177
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +18
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 87 58 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.78% 1.14% 0.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.51% 7.59% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 75 53 26
Median salary £44,738 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
756 764 710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.49% 14.97% 14.33%
Number of salaries quoted 663 659 645
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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
Birmingham +14 27 £50,000 +42.85% 3
Staffordshire -1 17 £42,500 +30.76% 3
Coventry +16 13 £55,000 +25.00%
Warwickshire +24 7 £37,000 -12.94% 1
Solihull - 7 £33,000 -
Shropshire -10 5 £44,738 -0.58% 1
Worcestershire -13 4 £22,750 -46.47%
Wolverhampton - 3 - -
JIRA
England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 141 (65.89%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (26.17%) Python
3 54 (25.23%) Linux
4 51 (23.83%) QA
5 50 (23.36%) Java
5 50 (23.36%) JavaScript
6 49 (22.90%) C++
6 49 (22.90%) Selenium
6 49 (22.90%) Scrum
7 48 (22.43%) Test Scripting
8 43 (20.09%) Automation Testing
8 43 (20.09%) Finance
8 43 (20.09%) SQL
9 38 (17.76%) Project Management
10 36 (16.82%) Jenkins
10 36 (16.82%) Git (software)
11 33 (15.42%) Continuous Integration
12 32 (14.95%) Mobile App
12 32 (14.95%) C
13 31 (14.49%) TDD
14 29 (13.55%) Subversion
15 28 (13.08%) ISTQB
16 27 (12.62%) Windows
17 26 (12.15%) .NET
17 26 (12.15%) Automated Testing
17 26 (12.15%) Waterfall
18 25 (11.68%) Regression Testing
19 24 (11.21%) Software Engineering
19 24 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
19 24 (11.21%) Games

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 21 (9.81%) Confluence
2 12 (5.61%) CMS
2 12 (5.61%) WordPress
3 11 (5.14%) Drupal
4 8 (3.74%) Documentum
5 6 (2.80%) IIS
6 2 (0.93%) Captiva
6 2 (0.93%) FileNet
7 1 (0.47%) Apache
7 1 (0.47%) JBoss
7 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (4.21%) Simulink
2 8 (3.74%) MS Visio
3 7 (3.27%) MS Office
4 6 (2.80%) MS Excel
5 3 (1.40%) CATIA
6 2 (0.93%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.93%) MS Project
6 2 (0.93%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.47%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 11 (5.14%) Magento
1 11 (5.14%) Shopify
2 3 (1.40%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.14%) Basecamp
3 10 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.74%) GitHub
5 4 (1.87%) AdWords
6 3 (1.40%) Office 365
7 2 (0.93%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.47%) Amazon CloudSearch
8 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.21%) Profibus
2 4 (1.87%) HTTPS
2 4 (1.87%) SSH
3 2 (0.93%) HTTP
3 2 (0.93%) Internet
4 1 (0.47%) Firewall
4 1 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.87%) MongoDB
3 4 (1.87%) MySQL
3 4 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.93%) DB2
5 2 (0.93%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.47%) Redis
Development Applications
1 49 (22.90%) Selenium
2 36 (16.82%) Git (software)
2 36 (16.82%) Jenkins
3 29 (13.55%) Subversion
4 23 (10.75%) Mercurial
5 16 (7.48%) Hudson
6 15 (7.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 13 (6.07%) Cucumber
7 13 (6.07%) Robot Framework
8 10 (4.67%) JIRA Agile
8 10 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (4.21%) SonarQube
10 7 (3.27%) WebDriver
11 6 (2.80%) Bitbucket
11 6 (2.80%) Bugzilla
11 6 (2.80%) JMeter
11 6 (2.80%) SoapUI
12 5 (2.34%) Appium
12 5 (2.34%) AppVeyor
12 5 (2.34%) Maven
General
1 43 (20.09%) Finance
2 24 (11.21%) Games
3 16 (7.48%) Retail
4 9 (4.21%) Electronics
5 4 (1.87%) Back Office
6 2 (0.93%) Automotive
7 1 (0.47%) Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 49 (22.90%) Analyst
2 42 (19.63%) Tester
3 29 (13.55%) Developer
4 25 (11.68%) Test Leader
5 22 (10.28%) Project Manager
5 22 (10.28%) Test Analyst
6 19 (8.88%) QA Tester
7 14 (6.54%) Automation Test Lead
7 14 (6.54%) Software Engineer
8 13 (6.07%) .NET Developer
8 13 (6.07%) Junior
9 12 (5.61%) Business Analyst
9 12 (5.61%) Games Tester
9 12 (5.61%) Graduate
10 11 (5.14%) Software Tester
11 10 (4.67%) IT Project Manager
11 10 (4.67%) Junior Games Tester
11 10 (4.67%) Junior Tester
11 10 (4.67%) Team Leader
11 10 (4.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (12.15%) .NET
2 22 (10.28%) CSS
2 22 (10.28%) HTML
3 17 (7.94%) ASP.NET
3 17 (7.94%) REST
4 15 (7.01%) .NET Framework
4 15 (7.01%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (7.01%) Web Services
5 13 (6.07%) Entity Framework
6 12 (5.61%) jQuery
7 11 (5.14%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (5.14%) LINQ
8 10 (4.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (4.67%) X-Windows
9 7 (3.27%) AngularJS
10 6 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 6 (2.80%) Ninject
10 6 (2.80%) RESTful
10 6 (2.80%) Task Parallel Library
10 6 (2.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.95%) Mobile App
2 14 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.21%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 9 (4.21%) Fintech
4 7 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.80%) User Experience
6 5 (2.34%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.34%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.87%) iPad
8 3 (1.40%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.40%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.93%) AS400
10 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.47%) CAN bus
10 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.47%) Derivative
10 1 (0.47%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.47%) Statistics
10 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (25.23%) Linux
2 27 (12.62%) Windows
3 17 (7.94%) Apple iOS
3 17 (7.94%) Mac OS X
4 9 (4.21%) VxWorks
5 7 (3.27%) Android
6 5 (2.34%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.40%) Unix
8 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.93%) Solaris
9 1 (0.47%) MeeGo
9 1 (0.47%) Tizen
9 1 (0.47%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (65.89%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (22.90%) Scrum
3 48 (22.43%) Test Scripting
4 43 (20.09%) Automation Testing
5 38 (17.76%) Project Management
6 33 (15.42%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (14.49%) TDD
8 26 (12.15%) Automated Testing
8 26 (12.15%) Waterfall
9 25 (11.68%) Regression Testing
10 24 (11.21%) Software Engineering
10 24 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (10.75%) MVC
12 22 (10.28%) Manual Testing
13 21 (9.81%) Software Testing
14 20 (9.35%) Defect Tracking
14 20 (9.35%) OO
15 18 (8.41%) Kanban
16 17 (7.94%) Issue Tracking
17 16 (7.48%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 56 (26.17%) Python
2 50 (23.36%) Java
2 50 (23.36%) JavaScript
3 49 (22.90%) C++
4 43 (20.09%) SQL
5 32 (14.95%) C
6 22 (10.28%) C#
7 12 (5.61%) MATLAB
8 7 (3.27%) Perl
8 7 (3.27%) PHP
8 7 (3.27%) Ruby
9 5 (2.34%) Objective-C
10 4 (1.87%) Apple Swift
10 4 (1.87%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.87%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.40%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.40%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.93%) Fortran
12 2 (0.93%) Scala
13 1 (0.47%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 28 (13.08%) ISTQB
2 23 (10.75%) Degree
3 15 (7.01%) ISEB
3 15 (7.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (2.34%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.40%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.93%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.93%) PMP
6 2 (0.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (23.83%) QA
2 8 (3.74%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.47%) JTAG
3 1 (0.47%) MISRA
3 1 (0.47%) MISRA C
System Software
1 4 (1.87%) Docker
2 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.87%) Puppet
2 2 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (8.88%) Atlassian
2 14 (6.54%) Google
2 14 (6.54%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.14%) Adobe
4 9 (4.21%) Coverity
5 8 (3.74%) Oracle
6 6 (2.80%) EMC
6 6 (2.80%) PayPal
6 6 (2.80%) Pega
7 5 (2.34%) Facebook
7 5 (2.34%) Twitter
8 4 (1.87%) OpenText
9 3 (1.40%) SAP
9 3 (1.40%) Zend
10 2 (0.93%) HP
10 2 (0.93%) IBM
10 2 (0.93%) Intel
10 2 (0.93%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.93%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.47%) Sitecore
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verelogic IT Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £77,500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago