Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 117 119
Rank change year-on-year +33 +2 +12
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 23 23 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.64% 1.08% 1.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.78% 7.10% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 25
Essex median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £25,450 £34,875 £26,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £54,500 £47,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% +6.25%

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 Essex with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 262 324 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 18.70% 15.20% 17.53%
Number of salaries quoted 214 237 358
Essex median annual salary £50,000 £46,924 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.56% +17.31% -
10th Percentile £30,086 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,522 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £46,194 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.83% +8.69% -

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Essex

JIRA
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for JIRA in Essex

JIRA
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Essex over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for JIRA in Essex

JIRA
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Essex region over the 6 months to 22 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
Colchester +14 6 £54,250 -5.65%
Harlow - 5 £62,500 -
Chelmsford - 5 £27,500 -
Brentwood +28 4 - -
Witham - 2 £25,500 - 1
JIRA
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Essex region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) QA
2 7 (30.43%) .NET
3 6 (26.09%) C#
3 6 (26.09%) CSS
3 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
3 6 (26.09%) TDD
3 6 (26.09%) Confluence
4 5 (21.74%) SDLC
4 5 (21.74%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (21.74%) Selenium
4 5 (21.74%) OO
4 5 (21.74%) HTML
4 5 (21.74%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
4 5 (21.74%) Project Management
4 5 (21.74%) Regression Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Finance
5 4 (17.39%) Code Coverage
5 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
5 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
5 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 4 (17.39%) jQuery
5 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
5 4 (17.39%) Android
5 4 (17.39%) Banking
5 4 (17.39%) WinForms
5 4 (17.39%) Scenario Testing
5 4 (17.39%) HTML5
5 4 (17.39%) Data Structures

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 6 (26.09%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Asana
2 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) IaaS
2 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Broadband
1 1 (4.35%) DHCP
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) NAS
1 1 (4.35%) PuTTY
1 1 (4.35%) SMS
1 1 (4.35%) VPN
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
1 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Selenium
2 4 (17.39%) JIRA Agile
3 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.70%) Mercurial
3 2 (8.70%) Moq
3 2 (8.70%) MSTest
3 2 (8.70%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (8.70%) SpecFlow
3 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.35%) Bitbucket
4 1 (4.35%) Bugzilla
4 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.35%) Redmine
4 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.35%) TestRail
4 1 (4.35%) Trac
4 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Law
4 1 (4.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Tester
2 5 (21.74%) QA Leader
3 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Development Manager
4 3 (13.04%) IT Manager
4 3 (13.04%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) QA Tester
4 3 (13.04%) UAT Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Development Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Incident Manager
5 2 (8.70%) IT Development Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Lead Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Project Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Project Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Software Development Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Software Development Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
2 6 (26.09%) CSS
3 5 (21.74%) HTML
4 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
4 4 (17.39%) HTML5
4 4 (17.39%) jQuery
4 4 (17.39%) WinForms
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
5 2 (8.70%) Ajax
6 1 (4.35%) EDI
6 1 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
6 1 (4.35%) JSON
6 1 (4.35%) LAMP
6 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (17.39%) Data Structures
3 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.35%) STB
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Android
1 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) TDD
2 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
3 5 (21.74%) OO
3 5 (21.74%) Project Management
3 5 (21.74%) Regression Testing
3 5 (21.74%) SDLC
4 4 (17.39%) Android Development
4 4 (17.39%) BDD
4 4 (17.39%) Code Coverage
4 4 (17.39%) iOS Development
4 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
4 4 (17.39%) Scenario Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
4 4 (17.39%) User Stories
4 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.04%) DevOps
5 3 (13.04%) Functional Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) C#
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) PHP
4 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
2 2 (8.70%) PMP
3 1 (4.35%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.35%) MCSA
3 1 (4.35%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
1 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco
2 1 (4.35%) IBM
2 1 (4.35%) Juniper
2 1 (4.35%) Splunk