The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 22 29
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7  
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 4 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.63% 7.30% 3.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.79% 38.24% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 4
Median salary £52,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -11.76%  
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 Chester with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 29 34 34
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 19.08% 19.10% 18.09%
Number of salaries quoted 28 28 24
Median salary £38,750 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -11.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

JIRA
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for JIRA in Chester

JIRA
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Chester over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for JIRA in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 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 Chester region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) J2EE
3 5 (71.43%) JUnit
3 5 (71.43%) JDBC
3 5 (71.43%) JSP
3 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 5 (71.43%) Java
3 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) Eclipse
3 5 (71.43%) MVC
3 5 (71.43%) Spring
3 5 (71.43%) Maven
3 5 (71.43%) jQuery
3 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
3 5 (71.43%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 2 (28.57%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) ISEB
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) Selenium
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) API Testing
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Eclipse
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
1 5 (71.43%) JUnit
1 5 (71.43%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) J2EE Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Java Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Web Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) J2EE
1 5 (71.43%) JDBC
1 5 (71.43%) jQuery
1 5 (71.43%) JSP
1 5 (71.43%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Issue Tracking
2 5 (71.43%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) API Testing
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
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