Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for JIRA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited JIRA over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 81 68
Rank change year-on-year +8 -13 +58
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 85 107 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.55% 3.42% 3.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.27% 15.29% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 72 74 78
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,375 £30,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,375 £61,250 £58,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

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

All Development Application Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 441 700 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 18.41% 22.39% 21.91%
Number of salaries quoted 356 560 452
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -
10th Percentile £29,375 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £53,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +5.26%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing JIRA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Cheshire

JIRA
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for JIRA in Cheshire

JIRA
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Cheshire over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for JIRA in Cheshire

JIRA
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +18 16 £46,000 +2.22% 3
Chester +20 14 £46,250 -7.50% 2
Macclesfield +16 13 £32,500 -27.78% 1
Knutsford -1 9 £55,000 +33.33% 2
Crewe +10 7 £35,000 -15.15% 6
Ellesmere Port - 2 £35,000 - 1
Nantwich - 2 £28,750 - 2
Wilmslow -21 1 £40,000 +3.23% 1
Runcorn - 1 £47,500 - 2
Congleton - 1 £23,000 - 2
JIRA
North West

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 64 (75.29%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (31.76%) Java
3 26 (30.59%) Confluence
4 23 (27.06%) Git (software)
5 22 (25.88%) Finance
6 19 (22.35%) SQL
7 17 (20.00%) Project Management
8 16 (18.82%) Test Automation
8 16 (18.82%) Business Analysis
9 14 (16.47%) Selenium
9 14 (16.47%) Waterfall
10 13 (15.29%) Change Management
10 13 (15.29%) JavaScript
10 13 (15.29%) User Stories
10 13 (15.29%) Software Delivery
11 12 (14.12%) C#
11 12 (14.12%) .NET
11 12 (14.12%) Windows
11 12 (14.12%) REST
12 11 (12.94%) Use Case
12 11 (12.94%) TDD
12 11 (12.94%) HTML
12 11 (12.94%) MS Visio
12 11 (12.94%) SDLC
12 11 (12.94%) Jenkins
12 11 (12.94%) Acceptance Criteria
13 10 (11.76%) OO
13 10 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
13 10 (11.76%) Project Governance
14 9 (10.59%) Banking

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 26 (30.59%) Confluence
2 6 (7.06%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.71%) CMS
4 4 (4.71%) JBoss
5 3 (3.53%) Jetty
5 3 (3.53%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.35%) Apache
6 2 (2.35%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.35%) Perch
6 2 (2.35%) WordPress
7 1 (1.18%) CICS
7 1 (1.18%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (12.94%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (3.53%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.18%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.24%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.88%) OpenShift
2 5 (5.88%) Trello
3 4 (4.71%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.35%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (2.35%) Asana
4 2 (2.35%) BrowserStack
4 2 (2.35%) NuGet
4 2 (2.35%) Yarn
5 1 (1.18%) Office 365
5 1 (1.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) HTTP
2 2 (2.35%) Internet
3 1 (1.18%) ATM
3 1 (1.18%) DNS
3 1 (1.18%) Firewall
3 1 (1.18%) FTP
3 1 (1.18%) Intranet
3 1 (1.18%) LAN
3 1 (1.18%) Telepresence
3 1 (1.18%) VPN
3 1 (1.18%) WAN
3 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.18%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.53%) Big Data
3 3 (3.53%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.53%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.35%) Amazon Athena
4 2 (2.35%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (2.35%) Flink
4 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.18%) DB2
5 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (27.06%) Git (software)
2 14 (16.47%) Selenium
3 11 (12.94%) Jenkins
4 7 (8.24%) Bitbucket
4 7 (8.24%) Gradle
5 6 (7.06%) Cucumber
5 6 (7.06%) Zephyr
6 5 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (4.71%) Maven
7 4 (4.71%) SoapUI
7 4 (4.71%) WebDriver
8 3 (3.53%) Protractor
9 2 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.35%) ClearCase
9 2 (2.35%) gulp
9 2 (2.35%) JUnit
9 2 (2.35%) Subversion
9 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.35%) webpack
10 1 (1.18%) JIRA Agile
General
1 22 (25.88%) Finance
2 9 (10.59%) Banking
3 4 (4.71%) Investment Banking
3 4 (4.71%) Law
3 4 (4.71%) Retail
4 2 (2.35%) Advertising
4 2 (2.35%) Marketing
5 1 (1.18%) Billing
5 1 (1.18%) Front Office
5 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (36.47%) Analyst
2 16 (18.82%) Business Analyst
2 16 (18.82%) Developer
3 8 (9.41%) Project Manager
4 6 (7.06%) IT Manager
4 6 (7.06%) Test Analyst
4 6 (7.06%) Tester
5 5 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 5 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
5 5 (5.88%) QA Tester
5 5 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 4 (4.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (4.71%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (4.71%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (4.71%) Java Developer
6 4 (4.71%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (4.71%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.12%) .NET
1 12 (14.12%) REST
2 11 (12.94%) HTML
3 9 (10.59%) CSS
3 9 (10.59%) jQuery
3 9 (10.59%) Web Services
4 8 (9.41%) AngularJS
5 6 (7.06%) SOAP
5 6 (7.06%) Spring
6 5 (5.88%) CSS3
6 5 (5.88%) XML
7 4 (4.71%) Gherkin
7 4 (4.71%) HTML5
7 4 (4.71%) J2EE
7 4 (4.71%) JSON
7 4 (4.71%) RESTful
8 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET
8 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (3.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (2.35%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.88%) Fixed Income
2 4 (4.71%) Fintech
3 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.53%) NHS
4 2 (2.35%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.35%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.35%) Smart Meter
4 2 (2.35%) User Experience
4 2 (2.35%) W3C
5 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.18%) EMV
5 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.18%) EPoS
5 1 (1.18%) Infotainment
5 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.18%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.18%) PKI
5 1 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.18%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.12%) Windows
2 8 (9.41%) Linux
2 8 (9.41%) Unix
3 3 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (75.29%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.00%) Project Management
3 16 (18.82%) Business Analysis
3 16 (18.82%) Test Automation
4 14 (16.47%) Waterfall
5 13 (15.29%) Change Management
5 13 (15.29%) Software Delivery
5 13 (15.29%) User Stories
6 11 (12.94%) Acceptance Criteria
6 11 (12.94%) SDLC
6 11 (12.94%) TDD
6 11 (12.94%) Use Case
7 10 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
7 10 (11.76%) OO
7 10 (11.76%) Project Governance
8 9 (10.59%) DevOps
8 9 (10.59%) OOP
8 9 (10.59%) Resource Management
8 9 (10.59%) Scrum
8 9 (10.59%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 27 (31.76%) Java
2 19 (22.35%) SQL
3 13 (15.29%) JavaScript
4 12 (14.12%) C#
5 7 (8.24%) Python
6 3 (3.53%) Perl
6 3 (3.53%) PHP
7 2 (2.35%) C++
7 2 (2.35%) ES6
7 2 (2.35%) Scala
7 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.35%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.18%) COBOL
8 1 (1.18%) Groovy
8 1 (1.18%) JCL
8 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.18%) REXX
8 1 (1.18%) Ruby
8 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (5.88%) Degree
1 5 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.53%) ISEB
2 3 (3.53%) Master's Degree
3 2 (2.35%) BC Cleared
3 2 (2.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.35%) DBS Check
3 2 (2.35%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.41%) QA
2 2 (2.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.35%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.53%) HP ALM
2 3 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.18%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (10.59%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.71%) HP
2 4 (4.71%) Oracle
3 3 (3.53%) CA Agile Central
3 3 (3.53%) IBM
3 3 (3.53%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.53%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.35%) Cognos
4 2 (2.35%) SAP
5 1 (1.18%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.18%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.18%) Informatica
5 1 (1.18%) Sage