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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 86 90
Rank change year-on-year +20 +4  
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 27 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.83% 0.69% 0.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.22% 4.19% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 23 6 8
Median salary £55,000 £30,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +83.33% +5.26%  
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 Essex with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 221 167 220
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 23.19% 16.50% 17.90%
Number of salaries quoted 186 136 176
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £30,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

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 27 June 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 27 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
Basildon +13 8 £55,000 +37.50%
Colchester +7 8 £52,500 +82.60%
Chelmsford - 6 £55,000 -
Harlow - 1 £47,500 -
Saffron Walden - 1 £52,500 -
JIRA
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 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 Essex region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (39.22%) Degree
3 19 (37.25%) Finance
4 17 (33.33%) UML
4 17 (33.33%) Confluence
5 15 (29.41%) PRINCE2
6 14 (27.45%) Web Services
6 14 (27.45%) Waterfall
6 14 (27.45%) REST
6 14 (27.45%) Test Automation
7 13 (25.49%) TDD
7 13 (25.49%) Computer Science
8 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
9 11 (21.57%) User Stories
10 10 (19.61%) CSS
11 9 (17.65%) Data Modelling
11 9 (17.65%) Change Management
11 9 (17.65%) Management Information System
11 9 (17.65%) Requirements Management
11 9 (17.65%) Scrum
11 9 (17.65%) BPMN
11 9 (17.65%) Use Case
11 9 (17.65%) Logical Data Model
11 9 (17.65%) Domain Models
12 8 (15.69%) Geospatial Data
12 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
12 8 (15.69%) DevOps
12 8 (15.69%) SDLC
12 8 (15.69%) Issue Tracking
12 8 (15.69%) JIRA Agile

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 17 (33.33%) Confluence
2 5 (9.80%) IIS
3 4 (7.84%) Apache
3 4 (7.84%) JBoss
4 1 (1.96%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) VisionPLUS
2 2 (3.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.92%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) SSL
2 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.69%) Geospatial Data
2 8 (15.69%) GIS
2 8 (15.69%) RDBMS
2 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.84%) JasperReports
5 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) ClearQuest
1 8 (15.69%) CruiseControl
1 8 (15.69%) FishEye
1 8 (15.69%) Hudson
1 8 (15.69%) Jenkins
1 8 (15.69%) JIRA Agile
1 8 (15.69%) JUnit
1 8 (15.69%) TeamCity
2 6 (11.76%) Subversion
3 4 (7.84%) Ant
3 4 (7.84%) Maven
3 4 (7.84%) Selenium
3 4 (7.84%) SoapUI
3 4 (7.84%) Zephyr
4 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (37.25%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Law
3 3 (5.88%) Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Marketing
5 1 (1.96%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (21.57%) Analyst
2 10 (19.61%) Business Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) Developer
3 9 (17.65%) Lead Business Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) C# Developer
4 8 (15.69%) IT Manager
4 8 (15.69%) IT Project Manager
4 8 (15.69%) Project Manager
5 7 (13.73%) Software Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) Senior Developer
7 5 (9.80%) .NET Developer
7 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 5 (9.80%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Senior C# Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) Software Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (27.45%) REST
1 14 (27.45%) Web Services
2 10 (19.61%) CSS
3 8 (15.69%) .NET
3 8 (15.69%) GWT
3 8 (15.69%) Middleware
4 6 (11.76%) HTML
5 5 (9.80%) .NET Framework
5 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET
5 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (9.80%) Entity Framework
5 5 (9.80%) LINQ
5 5 (9.80%) Ninject
5 5 (9.80%) Task Parallel Library
6 4 (7.84%) Ajax
6 4 (7.84%) Apache Flex
6 4 (7.84%) JSON
6 4 (7.84%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Computer Science
2 9 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 7 (13.73%) Virtual Team
4 5 (9.80%) Mobile App
5 4 (7.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (7.84%) N-Tier
6 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.96%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (33.33%) UML
3 15 (29.41%) PRINCE2
4 14 (27.45%) Test Automation
4 14 (27.45%) Waterfall
5 13 (25.49%) TDD
6 11 (21.57%) User Stories
7 9 (17.65%) BPMN
7 9 (17.65%) Change Management
7 9 (17.65%) Data Modelling
7 9 (17.65%) Domain Models
7 9 (17.65%) Logical Data Model
7 9 (17.65%) Requirements Management
7 9 (17.65%) Scrum
7 9 (17.65%) Use Case
8 8 (15.69%) Business Analysis
8 8 (15.69%) MVC
8 8 (15.69%) OO
8 8 (15.69%) Project Management
8 8 (15.69%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) C
1 8 (15.69%) C#
1 8 (15.69%) Java
2 7 (13.73%) SQL
3 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (39.22%) Degree
2 8 (15.69%) SC Cleared
2 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
3 7 (13.73%) CBAP
3 7 (13.73%) IIBA
3 7 (13.73%) PMI Certification
3 7 (13.73%) PMP
4 5 (9.80%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Atlassian
2 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.76%) Google
4 5 (9.80%) IBM
4 5 (9.80%) PayPal
5 4 (7.84%) Adobe
6 3 (5.88%) Cognizant
7 2 (3.92%) Demandware