The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for JIRA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 60 49
Rank change year-on-year +6 -11  
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 14 32 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.15% 3.80% 3.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.07% 28.57% 26.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 8
Median salary £55,750 £57,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.04% +31.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £57,500 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £75,000 £53,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

JIRA is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 116 112 149
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 17.85% 13.29% 13.34%
Number of salaries quoted 93 83 98
Median salary £46,250 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.50% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £44,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing JIRA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Bedfordshire

JIRA
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JIRA in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for JIRA in Bedfordshire

JIRA
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for JIRA in Bedfordshire

JIRA
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Luton -8 12 £47,500 -17.39%
JIRA
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 14 (51.85%) SDLC
4 13 (48.15%) CA Agile Central
5 11 (40.74%) Test Strategy
5 11 (40.74%) Retail
6 10 (37.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (37.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (33.33%) Line Management
7 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 9 (33.33%) Selenium
7 9 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
8 8 (29.63%) Computer Science
8 8 (29.63%) QA
8 8 (29.63%) Degree
8 8 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (29.63%) C#
8 8 (29.63%) Automation Testing
8 8 (29.63%) Functional Testing
8 8 (29.63%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 7 (25.93%) Non-Functional Testing
9 7 (25.93%) Coaching
9 7 (25.93%) SQL
9 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
9 7 (25.93%) ISEB
9 7 (25.93%) Scrum
9 7 (25.93%) ISTQB
10 6 (22.22%) Test Management
10 6 (22.22%) Resource Management

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (3.70%) CMS
1 1 (3.70%) Confluence
1 1 (3.70%) EPiServer
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (3.70%) Umbraco
1 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) SAP CRM
2 1 (3.70%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
3 3 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Selenium
2 6 (22.22%) Bugzilla
2 6 (22.22%) JMeter
2 6 (22.22%) Testopia
3 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
4 4 (14.81%) HP UFT
4 4 (14.81%) SpecFlow
4 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.41%) JUnit
5 2 (7.41%) Mercurial
5 2 (7.41%) Mockito
5 2 (7.41%) Moq
5 2 (7.41%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (7.41%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (7.41%) Subversion
5 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.70%) ClearQuest
6 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (40.74%) Retail
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Back Office
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 2 (7.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Test Leader
2 6 (22.22%) Automation Test Lead
3 5 (18.52%) Scrum Master
4 4 (14.81%) Automation Tester
4 4 (14.81%) Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) CRM Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Developer
5 2 (7.41%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) SAP CRM Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Test Assurance Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Web Manager
6 1 (3.70%) CRM Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) SAP Support
6 1 (3.70%) SAP Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) .NET
1 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
1 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (18.52%) Web Services
2 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (11.11%) CSS
2 3 (11.11%) HTML
2 3 (11.11%) REST
2 3 (11.11%) SOAP
3 2 (7.41%) EJB
3 2 (7.41%) J2EE
3 2 (7.41%) JDBC
3 2 (7.41%) JMS
3 2 (7.41%) Middleware
3 2 (7.41%) RESTful
3 2 (7.41%) Servlets
4 1 (3.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (29.63%) Computer Science
3 6 (22.22%) Virtual Team
4 5 (18.52%) User Experience
5 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
6 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 14 (51.85%) SDLC
4 11 (40.74%) Test Strategy
5 10 (37.04%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (33.33%) Line Management
6 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 9 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (29.63%) Automation Testing
7 8 (29.63%) Functional Testing
7 8 (29.63%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 8 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
8 7 (25.93%) Coaching
8 7 (25.93%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (25.93%) Scrum
9 6 (22.22%) BDD
9 6 (22.22%) Resource Management
9 6 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
9 6 (22.22%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) C#
2 7 (25.93%) SQL
3 6 (22.22%) Java
4 4 (14.81%) Ruby
5 3 (11.11%) ABAP
6 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Degree
2 7 (25.93%) ISEB
2 7 (25.93%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) PMO
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) CA Agile Central
2 4 (14.81%) HP
3 3 (11.11%) Adobe
3 3 (11.11%) hybris
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) SAP
4 2 (7.41%) Perforce
5 1 (3.70%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.70%) Sitecore