Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 57 123
Rank change year-on-year -21 +66 -9
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 111 94 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.61% 4.17% 1.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.69% 18.36% 8.85%
Number of salaries quoted 75 83 48
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £26,250 £27,200
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,250 £50,375
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +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 665 512 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 21.60% 22.74% 20.55%
Number of salaries quoted 539 465 592
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,300 £25,525
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,950 £52,500
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +7.50% +3.90% +2.67%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 -19 27 £41,250 - 2
Macclesfield -5 17 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Chester -4 12 £50,000 +33.33%
Sandbach -5 7 £50,000 -
Crewe +3 6 £41,250 +3.13% 1
Wilmslow +4 4 £38,750 -26.19% 1
Warrington -7 4 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Northwich - 1 £36,000 - 1
JIRA
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 88 (79.28%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (46.85%) SQL
3 38 (34.23%) Finance
4 37 (33.33%) Confluence
5 35 (31.53%) Jenkins
6 32 (28.83%) Java
7 30 (27.03%) Git (software)
8 27 (24.32%) JavaScript
9 26 (23.42%) SOAP
9 26 (23.42%) REST
10 22 (19.82%) HTML
10 22 (19.82%) Web Services
11 21 (18.92%) Oracle
11 21 (18.92%) SQL Server
12 20 (18.02%) .NET
12 20 (18.02%) OO
12 20 (18.02%) Banking
12 20 (18.02%) JSON
12 20 (18.02%) jQuery
13 19 (17.12%) QA
13 19 (17.12%) TDD
13 19 (17.12%) Linux
14 18 (16.22%) C#
14 18 (16.22%) XML
14 18 (16.22%) Bitbucket
14 18 (16.22%) DevOps
15 17 (15.32%) Python
15 17 (15.32%) Windows
16 16 (14.41%) Unix
16 16 (14.41%) Scrum

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 (33.33%) Confluence
2 10 (9.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (4.50%) JBoss
4 4 (3.60%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.70%) Apache
5 3 (2.70%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.80%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.90%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.90%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.41%) Trello
3 5 (4.50%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.50%) OpenShift
4 4 (3.60%) BrowserStack
5 3 (2.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.80%) GitHub
7 1 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.90%) Force.com
7 1 (0.90%) Google Play
7 1 (0.90%) Office 365
7 1 (0.90%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.01%) HTTP
2 9 (8.11%) Internet
3 8 (7.21%) LDAP
4 1 (0.90%) ATM
4 1 (0.90%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.11%) MySQL
2 9 (8.11%) NoSQL
2 9 (8.11%) Oracle Database
3 7 (6.31%) DB2
4 6 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (5.41%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (5.41%) SSDT
5 5 (4.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (4.50%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (3.60%) Big Data
6 4 (3.60%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.80%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.80%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.90%) Cognos Report Studio
9 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (31.53%) Jenkins
2 30 (27.03%) Git (software)
3 18 (16.22%) Bitbucket
4 10 (9.01%) Selenium
4 10 (9.01%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (7.21%) Cucumber
5 8 (7.21%) SoapUI
5 8 (7.21%) Subversion
6 7 (6.31%) Lombardi
6 7 (6.31%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (4.50%) JUnit
7 5 (4.50%) Maven
7 5 (4.50%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (3.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (2.70%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.70%) Gradle
9 3 (2.70%) HP UFT
9 3 (2.70%) Mercurial
9 3 (2.70%) SonarQube
9 3 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 38 (34.23%) Finance
2 20 (18.02%) Banking
3 11 (9.91%) Investment Banking
4 7 (6.31%) Law
4 7 (6.31%) Retail Banking
5 4 (3.60%) Games
5 4 (3.60%) Retail
5 4 (3.60%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.90%) Advertising
6 1 (0.90%) Back Office
6 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (36.94%) Developer
2 22 (19.82%) Analyst
3 14 (12.61%) Software Developer
4 13 (11.71%) Java Developer
5 9 (8.11%) Oracle Developer
6 8 (7.21%) Test Analyst
7 7 (6.31%) Java Software Developer
8 6 (5.41%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.41%) Business Analyst
8 6 (5.41%) Database Analyst
8 6 (5.41%) DBA
8 6 (5.41%) SQL Analyst
8 6 (5.41%) SQL DBA
9 5 (4.50%) Architect
9 5 (4.50%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.50%) C# Software Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Designer
9 5 (4.50%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) Product Engineer
10 4 (3.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (23.42%) REST
1 26 (23.42%) SOAP
2 22 (19.82%) HTML
2 22 (19.82%) Web Services
3 20 (18.02%) .NET
3 20 (18.02%) jQuery
3 20 (18.02%) JSON
4 18 (16.22%) XML
5 16 (14.41%) RESTful
6 13 (11.71%) Middleware
7 10 (9.01%) J2EE
8 9 (8.11%) .NET Framework
8 9 (8.11%) ASP.NET
9 8 (7.21%) Drools
9 8 (7.21%) ODBC
9 8 (7.21%) Spring
10 7 (6.31%) CSS
11 6 (5.41%) Hibernate
12 4 (3.60%) Ajax
12 4 (3.60%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (8.11%) Computer Science
1 9 (8.11%) NHS
2 6 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.60%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.70%) User Experience
5 2 (1.80%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.80%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.80%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.90%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.90%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.90%) FMCG
6 1 (0.90%) Life Science
6 1 (0.90%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.90%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.90%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.12%) Linux
2 17 (15.32%) Windows
3 16 (14.41%) Unix
4 5 (4.50%) Android
5 4 (3.60%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.90%) Debian
7 1 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (79.28%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (18.02%) OO
3 19 (17.12%) TDD
4 18 (16.22%) DevOps
5 16 (14.41%) Scrum
5 16 (14.41%) SDLC
5 16 (14.41%) Test Automation
6 14 (12.61%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (12.61%) Risk Management
7 13 (11.71%) BDD
7 13 (11.71%) Change Management
8 11 (9.91%) Waterfall
8 11 (9.91%) Wealth Management
9 10 (9.01%) Microservices
9 10 (9.01%) Project Management
9 10 (9.01%) SOA
10 9 (8.11%) API Testing
10 9 (8.11%) MVC
10 9 (8.11%) User Stories
11 8 (7.21%) UML
Programming Languages
1 52 (46.85%) SQL
2 32 (28.83%) Java
3 27 (24.32%) JavaScript
4 18 (16.22%) C#
5 17 (15.32%) Python
6 12 (10.81%) Shell Script
7 11 (9.91%) PHP
8 10 (9.01%) PL/SQL
9 8 (7.21%) T-SQL
10 5 (4.50%) PHP 5
11 4 (3.60%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.70%) Perl
12 3 (2.70%) Ruby
12 3 (2.70%) VB
13 2 (1.80%) C
13 2 (1.80%) Groovy
14 1 (0.90%) PHP 7
14 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (11.71%) Degree
2 10 (9.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.80%) ISEB
3 2 (1.80%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (17.12%) QA
2 3 (2.70%) PMO
3 2 (1.80%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (11.71%) Docker
2 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (7.21%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (6.31%) Nagios
2 7 (6.31%) SCCM
3 4 (3.60%) Puppet
3 4 (3.60%) SCOrch
4 3 (2.70%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.80%) Ambari
5 2 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.80%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.90%) Kibana
6 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.90%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (18.92%) Oracle
2 11 (9.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.11%) CA Agile Central
4 8 (7.21%) IBM
5 5 (4.50%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.70%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.80%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.80%) HP
7 2 (1.80%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.80%) Talend
7 2 (1.80%) Zend
8 1 (0.90%) Avaloq
8 1 (0.90%) CA
8 1 (0.90%) Cognos
8 1 (0.90%) Google
8 1 (0.90%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.90%) Tableau