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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 64 105
Rank change year-on-year 0 +41  
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 52 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.55% 2.52% 1.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.45% 13.56% 7.54%
Number of salaries quoted 25 18 14
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £36,750 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £49,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +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 Cheshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 298 177 305
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 20.34% 18.57% 17.77%
Number of salaries quoted 227 161 262
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,750 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 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
Knutsford -25 13 £48,250 - 1
Crewe - 13 £32,500 -
Macclesfield +3 4 £38,750 +10.71% 1
Chester -6 4 £52,500 +40.00% 5
Nantwich - 4 £25,000 -
Warrington -14 1 £65,000 +8.33% 3
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -
JIRA
North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 56 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (53.03%) SQL
3 27 (40.91%) Java
4 24 (36.36%) Web Services
5 23 (34.85%) .NET
6 22 (33.33%) SOAP
7 20 (30.30%) MVC
7 20 (30.30%) Test Automation
8 19 (28.79%) Finance
8 19 (28.79%) C#
9 18 (27.27%) Waterfall
10 17 (25.76%) .NET Framework
10 17 (25.76%) Oracle
11 16 (24.24%) MySQL
11 16 (24.24%) HTML
11 16 (24.24%) JavaScript
11 16 (24.24%) Selenium
11 16 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET
12 15 (22.73%) SOA
13 14 (21.21%) Windows
13 14 (21.21%) XML
13 14 (21.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 14 (21.21%) jQuery
13 14 (21.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 13 (19.70%) MongoDB
14 13 (19.70%) Git (software)
14 13 (19.70%) Confluence
14 13 (19.70%) RESTful
14 13 (19.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 14 (21.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 13 (19.70%) Confluence
3 1 (1.52%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.52%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.52%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Trello
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.52%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) HTTP
1 4 (6.06%) LDAP
2 3 (4.55%) Internet
3 2 (3.03%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.24%) MySQL
2 14 (21.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (19.70%) MongoDB
3 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
3 13 (19.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (7.58%) DB2
6 4 (6.06%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.03%) Big Data
7 2 (3.03%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.52%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.52%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 1 (1.52%) Cognos Report Studio
8 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.52%) HBase
8 1 (1.52%) Impala
8 1 (1.52%) QlikView
8 1 (1.52%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 16 (24.24%) Selenium
2 13 (19.70%) Git (software)
3 8 (12.12%) Eclipse
3 8 (12.12%) JUnit
3 8 (12.12%) Maven
4 6 (9.09%) Bitbucket
4 6 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 5 (7.58%) Cucumber
5 5 (7.58%) Lombardi
5 5 (7.58%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (4.55%) Jasmine
6 3 (4.55%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (4.55%) SoapUI
6 3 (4.55%) Subversion
7 1 (1.52%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.52%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.52%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (28.79%) Finance
2 12 (18.18%) Retail
3 10 (15.15%) Banking
4 4 (6.06%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.03%) Legal
7 1 (1.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (34.85%) Developer
2 14 (21.21%) Software Developer
3 12 (18.18%) Analyst
4 9 (13.64%) Test Analyst
5 8 (12.12%) J2EE Developer
5 8 (12.12%) Java Developer
5 8 (12.12%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 7 (10.61%) Support Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 6 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Software Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) IT Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) IT Support
9 4 (6.06%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) Project Manager
9 4 (6.06%) Test Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) Tester
10 3 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Designer
10 3 (4.55%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (36.36%) Web Services
2 23 (34.85%) .NET
3 22 (33.33%) SOAP
4 17 (25.76%) .NET Framework
5 16 (24.24%) HTML
6 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET
7 14 (21.21%) jQuery
7 14 (21.21%) XML
8 13 (19.70%) RESTful
9 12 (18.18%) REST
10 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (16.67%) Entity Framework
11 10 (15.15%) WinForms
11 10 (15.15%) WPF
12 9 (13.64%) MDX
12 9 (13.64%) WCF
13 8 (12.12%) J2EE
13 8 (12.12%) JDBC
13 8 (12.12%) JSP
13 8 (12.12%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) N-Tier
2 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.03%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (3.03%) NHS
4 2 (3.03%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.21%) Windows
2 10 (15.15%) Linux
2 10 (15.15%) Unix
3 4 (6.06%) Android
3 4 (6.06%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (30.30%) MVC
2 20 (30.30%) Test Automation
3 18 (27.27%) Waterfall
4 16 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (22.73%) SOA
6 11 (16.67%) Web Development
7 10 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (15.15%) Unit Testing
8 9 (13.64%) Issue Tracking
8 9 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (12.12%) Project Management
9 8 (12.12%) Risk Management
9 8 (12.12%) TDD
9 8 (12.12%) User Stories
10 7 (10.61%) BDD
10 7 (10.61%) Software Engineering
11 6 (9.09%) Change Management
11 6 (9.09%) Scrum
11 6 (9.09%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.03%) SQL
2 27 (40.91%) Java
3 19 (28.79%) C#
4 16 (24.24%) JavaScript
5 13 (19.70%) VB.NET
6 9 (13.64%) T-SQL
6 9 (13.64%) XPath
6 9 (13.64%) XQuery
7 8 (12.12%) PHP
8 6 (9.09%) Python
9 5 (7.58%) VB
10 4 (6.06%) Shell Script
11 3 (4.55%) PHP 5
11 3 (4.55%) PL/SQL
12 2 (3.03%) C
12 2 (3.03%) C++
12 2 (3.03%) Perl
13 1 (1.52%) Ruby
13 1 (1.52%) SQR
13 1 (1.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) ISEB
2 6 (9.09%) Degree
3 2 (3.03%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.52%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Docker
1 1 (1.52%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) Nagios
2 2 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.52%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (25.76%) Oracle
2 8 (12.12%) CA Agile Central
3 5 (7.58%) IBM
4 4 (6.06%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.03%) CA
6 1 (1.52%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.52%) Cognos
6 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.52%) Tableau
6 1 (1.52%) Talend
Knutsford, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Mane Contract Services Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Warrington
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago