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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 68 97 92
Rank change year-on-year +29 -5  
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 24 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.39% 0.46% 0.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.31% 2.55% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 6
Median salary £70,000 £37,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +86.66% -14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £36,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £46,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 Essex with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 195 196 168
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 19.40% 18.13% 13.97%
Number of salaries quoted 133 141 125
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 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
Brentwood - 13 £70,000 -
Harlow - 1 £47,500 -
JIRA
East of England

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 26 (57.78%) Finance
2 24 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (48.89%) UML
4 17 (37.78%) Degree
5 15 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 12 (26.67%) Scrum
6 12 (26.67%) PRINCE2
6 12 (26.67%) Data Modelling
6 12 (26.67%) C
6 12 (26.67%) Web Services
6 12 (26.67%) Confluence
6 12 (26.67%) REST
6 12 (26.67%) User Stories
6 12 (26.67%) DevOps
7 11 (24.44%) Logical Data Model
7 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
7 11 (24.44%) Relational Database
7 11 (24.44%) Issue Tracking
7 11 (24.44%) Geospatial Data
7 11 (24.44%) Domain Models
7 11 (24.44%) FishEye
7 11 (24.44%) Hudson
7 11 (24.44%) Open Source
7 11 (24.44%) Kanban
7 11 (24.44%) BPMN
7 11 (24.44%) SC Cleared
7 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
7 11 (24.44%) TeamCity
7 11 (24.44%) GIS
7 11 (24.44%) Change Management

JIRA
Top Related 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 12 (26.67%) Confluence
2 6 (13.33%) Apache
2 6 (13.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) HTTP
2 1 (2.22%) SSL
2 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) Geospatial Data
1 11 (24.44%) GIS
1 11 (24.44%) RDBMS
1 11 (24.44%) Relational Database
1 11 (24.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 6 (13.33%) JasperReports
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) ClearQuest
1 11 (24.44%) CruiseControl
1 11 (24.44%) FishEye
1 11 (24.44%) Hudson
1 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
1 11 (24.44%) JUnit
1 11 (24.44%) TeamCity
1 11 (24.44%) Visual Studio
2 6 (13.33%) Ant
2 6 (13.33%) Maven
3 5 (11.11%) Selenium
3 5 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 5 (11.11%) Zephyr
4 2 (4.44%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.22%) Subversion
5 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.22%) TestRail
General
1 26 (57.78%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Automotive
3 2 (4.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Analyst
1 12 (26.67%) Developer
2 11 (24.44%) Business Analyst
2 11 (24.44%) C# Developer
2 11 (24.44%) Lead Business Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Software Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) C# WPF Developer
4 8 (17.78%) WPF Developer
5 7 (15.56%) Senior Software Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Software Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) C# WCF Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Java Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) Java Software Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) Senior Java Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) WCF Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Senior Software Test Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) REST
1 12 (26.67%) Web Services
2 11 (24.44%) .NET
2 11 (24.44%) GWT
2 11 (24.44%) Middleware
2 11 (24.44%) WPF
3 7 (15.56%) CSS
3 7 (15.56%) WCF
4 6 (13.33%) Ajax
4 6 (13.33%) Apache Flex
4 6 (13.33%) AWT
4 6 (13.33%) Hibernate
4 6 (13.33%) JMS
4 6 (13.33%) JSON
4 6 (13.33%) Spring
4 6 (13.33%) Swing
5 5 (11.11%) RESTful
5 5 (11.11%) SOAP
6 1 (2.22%) OAuth
6 1 (2.22%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 9 (20.00%) Virtual Team
3 6 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 5 (11.11%) N-Tier
5 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.22%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (48.89%) UML
3 12 (26.67%) Data Modelling
3 12 (26.67%) DevOps
3 12 (26.67%) PRINCE2
3 12 (26.67%) Scrum
3 12 (26.67%) User Stories
4 11 (24.44%) BPMN
4 11 (24.44%) Change Management
4 11 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (24.44%) Domain Models
4 11 (24.44%) Issue Tracking
4 11 (24.44%) Kanban
4 11 (24.44%) Logical Data Model
4 11 (24.44%) MVC
4 11 (24.44%) OO
4 11 (24.44%) Open Source
4 11 (24.44%) Requirements Management
4 11 (24.44%) TDD
4 11 (24.44%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) C
2 11 (24.44%) C#
2 11 (24.44%) Java
3 10 (22.22%) SQL
4 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.22%) C++
5 1 (2.22%) Perl
5 1 (2.22%) Python
5 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) Degree
2 11 (24.44%) SC Cleared
2 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
3 9 (20.00%) CBAP
3 9 (20.00%) IIBA
4 2 (4.44%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.44%) PMP
5 1 (2.22%) ISEB
5 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) PMO
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (24.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Atlassian
2 7 (15.56%) Google
3 6 (13.33%) Adobe
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.22%) Demandware