Period
to 25 March 2019

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 25 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 68 88
Rank change year-on-year +18 +20 +7
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 98 146 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.61% 4.33% 2.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.68% 18.27% 14.66%
Number of salaries quoted 79 90 49
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +28.57% -17.65%
10th Percentile £28,600 £31,125 £19,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £53,750
North West median annual salary £45,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.06% +13.33% -

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 452 799 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 21.27% 23.70% 17.26%
Number of salaries quoted 348 565 316
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £30,175 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £55,625
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -

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 25 March 2019.

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 25 March 2019. 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
Knutsford +14 27 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Warrington +8 16 £50,000 +8.11%
Macclesfield +11 14 £32,500 -27.78%
Chester +38 9 £57,500 +53.33%
Crewe +9 7 £35,000 +7.69%
Wilmslow +3 2 £24,750 -55.00%
Sandbach -3 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Nantwich - 1 £30,000 -
Ellesmere Port - 1 £30,000 -
Congleton - 1 £23,000 -
JIRA
North West

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, 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 67 (68.37%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (43.88%) Git (software)
2 43 (43.88%) Java
3 37 (37.76%) Confluence
4 29 (29.59%) DevOps
5 27 (27.55%) Jenkins
5 27 (27.55%) Finance
6 26 (26.53%) Test Automation
7 23 (23.47%) Project Management
8 22 (22.45%) Selenium
9 21 (21.43%) .NET
10 20 (20.41%) Banking
10 20 (20.41%) Maven
10 20 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
11 19 (19.39%) QA
11 19 (19.39%) SQL
11 19 (19.39%) Gradle
12 18 (18.37%) Microsoft
12 18 (18.37%) WebSphere
13 17 (17.35%) OpenShift
13 17 (17.35%) Collaborative Working
14 16 (16.33%) SQL Server
14 16 (16.33%) Change Management
15 15 (15.31%) Waterfall
15 15 (15.31%) SoapUI
15 15 (15.31%) Problem-Solving
15 15 (15.31%) Docker
16 14 (14.29%) CA Release Automation
16 14 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (14.29%) BladeLogic

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 37 (37.76%) Confluence
2 18 (18.37%) WebSphere
3 13 (13.27%) OpenStack
4 12 (12.24%) JBoss
5 8 (8.16%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (6.12%) SharePoint
7 5 (5.10%) Jetty
7 5 (5.10%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.02%) CMS
9 1 (1.02%) ColdFusion
9 1 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (9.18%) MS Visio
2 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (5.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.02%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.02%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 20 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (17.35%) OpenShift
3 13 (13.27%) PaaS
4 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (3.06%) Trello
6 2 (2.04%) GitHub
6 2 (2.04%) Serverless
7 1 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.02%) BrowserStack
7 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.02%) Dialogflow
7 1 (1.02%) IaaS
7 1 (1.02%) NuGet
7 1 (1.02%) SaaS
7 1 (1.02%) Slack
7 1 (1.02%) Wit.ai
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.12%) HTTP
2 1 (1.02%) ATM
2 1 (1.02%) DNS
2 1 (1.02%) Firewall
2 1 (1.02%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.06%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.04%) SSDT
6 1 (1.02%) MySQL
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 43 (43.88%) Git (software)
2 27 (27.55%) Jenkins
3 22 (22.45%) Selenium
4 20 (20.41%) Maven
5 19 (19.39%) Gradle
6 15 (15.31%) SoapUI
7 14 (14.29%) CA Release Automation
8 10 (10.20%) Bitbucket
9 9 (9.18%) Cucumber
10 6 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (5.10%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (5.10%) Visual Studio
12 4 (4.08%) ClearCase
12 4 (4.08%) Subversion
12 4 (4.08%) TestRail
12 4 (4.08%) WebDriver
13 3 (3.06%) Protractor
13 3 (3.06%) TeamCity
14 2 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 2 (2.04%) JBehave
General
1 27 (27.55%) Finance
2 20 (20.41%) Banking
3 7 (7.14%) Law
4 6 (6.12%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.04%) Retail
6 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (40.82%) Analyst
2 15 (15.31%) Developer
3 12 (12.24%) Business Analyst
4 10 (10.20%) Technical Analyst
4 10 (10.20%) Test Analyst
5 7 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
6 6 (6.12%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) PMO Analyst
7 5 (5.10%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.10%) Tester
8 4 (4.08%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (4.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (4.08%) IT Manager
8 4 (4.08%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (4.08%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.08%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.43%) .NET
2 12 (12.24%) REST
2 12 (12.24%) Web Services
3 11 (11.22%) HTML
4 9 (9.18%) CSS
5 8 (8.16%) Java EE
6 7 (7.14%) .NET Framework
6 7 (7.14%) J2EE
6 7 (7.14%) jQuery
6 7 (7.14%) SOAP
6 7 (7.14%) Spring
7 6 (6.12%) AngularJS
8 5 (5.10%) ASP.NET
8 5 (5.10%) CSS3
8 5 (5.10%) Gherkin
8 5 (5.10%) Node.js
8 5 (5.10%) RESTful
9 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (4.08%) HTML5
9 4 (4.08%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.06%) Fintech
2 3 (3.06%) Fixed Income
3 2 (2.04%) User Experience
4 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.02%) EMV
4 1 (1.02%) EPoS
4 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.02%) NHS
4 1 (1.02%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.02%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.02%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.24%) Unix
2 9 (9.18%) Windows
3 7 (7.14%) Linux
4 4 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.04%) Android
5 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (68.37%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (29.59%) DevOps
3 26 (26.53%) Test Automation
4 23 (23.47%) Project Management
5 17 (17.35%) Collaborative Working
6 16 (16.33%) Change Management
7 15 (15.31%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (15.31%) Waterfall
8 14 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (13.27%) API Testing
9 13 (13.27%) Scrum
9 13 (13.27%) SDLC
10 12 (12.24%) Acceptance Criteria
10 12 (12.24%) Business Analysis
10 12 (12.24%) MVC
10 12 (12.24%) Software Delivery
10 12 (12.24%) User Stories
11 11 (11.22%) SOA
12 10 (10.20%) OO
12 10 (10.20%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 43 (43.88%) Java
2 19 (19.39%) SQL
3 13 (13.27%) JavaScript
4 11 (11.22%) C#
5 8 (8.16%) Python
6 4 (4.08%) Perl
7 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.04%) C++
8 2 (2.04%) PHP
9 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.02%) Ruby
9 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.02%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (8.16%) ISTQB
2 5 (5.10%) Degree
3 3 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.04%) ISEB
4 2 (2.04%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.04%) PMP
5 1 (1.02%) IIBA
5 1 (1.02%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.02%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.02%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (19.39%) QA
2 8 (8.16%) SLA
3 5 (5.10%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (15.31%) Docker
2 1 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (14.29%) BladeLogic
2 6 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.10%) CA Service Virtualization
4 4 (4.08%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.04%) Ansible
5 2 (2.04%) Puppet
6 1 (1.02%) Juju
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.02%) SCCM
6 1 (1.02%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.18%) IBM
3 5 (5.10%) CA
4 4 (4.08%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.04%) Adobe
5 2 (2.04%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.04%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle
5 2 (2.04%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.02%) Facebook
6 1 (1.02%) Google
6 1 (1.02%) Green Hat
6 1 (1.02%) Sage
6 1 (1.02%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.02%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.02%) webMethods