Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 58 63 89
Rank change year-on-year +5 +26 +44
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 19 50 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.47% 3.45% 2.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.73% 24.04% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 13 30 37
Essex median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +46.67%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £42,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -14.29%

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 177 208 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 23.05% 14.33% 21.48%
Number of salaries quoted 151 165 324
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,550 £31,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £70,000 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019. 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 +10 5 £37,500 -23.08%
Brentwood +2 5 - -
Harlow +8 4 £53,750 -14.00% 1
Southend-on-Sea 0 1 £50,000 +11.11%
JIRA
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, IT jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) UML
3 10 (52.63%) Java
4 8 (42.11%) Test Management
4 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
4 8 (42.11%) SoapUI
4 8 (42.11%) Zephyr
5 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
5 7 (36.84%) Scrum
5 7 (36.84%) RDBMS
6 6 (31.58%) Middleware
6 6 (31.58%) OO
6 6 (31.58%) GIS
6 6 (31.58%) TDD
6 6 (31.58%) CruiseControl
6 6 (31.58%) DevOps
6 6 (31.58%) REST
6 6 (31.58%) FishEye
6 6 (31.58%) Hudson
6 6 (31.58%) Open Source
6 6 (31.58%) Confluence
6 6 (31.58%) TeamCity
6 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
6 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (31.58%) Kanban
6 6 (31.58%) Degree
6 6 (31.58%) Atlassian
6 6 (31.58%) Issue Tracking
6 6 (31.58%) Continuous Deployment
6 6 (31.58%) Geospatial Data

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 (31.58%) Confluence
2 2 (10.53%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) JBoss
3 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (26.32%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) VoIP
2 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) RDBMS
1 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
2 6 (31.58%) Geospatial Data
2 6 (31.58%) GIS
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
4 2 (10.53%) JasperReports
5 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) SoapUI
1 8 (42.11%) Zephyr
2 6 (31.58%) CruiseControl
2 6 (31.58%) FishEye
2 6 (31.58%) Hudson
2 6 (31.58%) TeamCity
3 5 (26.32%) JUnit
4 4 (21.05%) Appium
4 4 (21.05%) Bitbucket
4 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
4 4 (21.05%) eggPlant
4 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
4 4 (21.05%) JMeter
4 4 (21.05%) QF-Test
4 4 (21.05%) Selenium
4 4 (21.05%) Subversion
4 4 (21.05%) WebDriver
5 3 (15.79%) ClearQuest
6 2 (10.53%) Ant
6 2 (10.53%) Maven
General
1 1 (5.26%) Electronics
1 1 (5.26%) Games
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
1 1 (5.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Test Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Business Systems Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) QA Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) QA Test Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) QA Tester
3 4 (21.05%) Software QA Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Software QA Tester
3 4 (21.05%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Software Tester
3 4 (21.05%) Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Java Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Principal Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Principal Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Middleware
1 6 (31.58%) REST
2 5 (26.32%) GWT
2 5 (26.32%) Web Services
3 4 (21.05%) Gherkin
4 3 (15.79%) CSS
4 3 (15.79%) RESTful
4 3 (15.79%) SOAP
4 3 (15.79%) Spring
5 2 (10.53%) Ajax
5 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
5 2 (10.53%) Apache Flex
5 2 (10.53%) AWT
5 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
5 2 (10.53%) JMS
5 2 (10.53%) JSON
5 2 (10.53%) React
5 2 (10.53%) Swing
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Core
6 1 (5.26%) Code First Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Virtual Team
2 2 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Android
1 4 (21.05%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) UML
3 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
3 8 (42.11%) Test Management
4 7 (36.84%) Scrum
5 6 (31.58%) Continuous Deployment
5 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (31.58%) DevOps
5 6 (31.58%) DevSecOps
5 6 (31.58%) Issue Tracking
5 6 (31.58%) Kanban
5 6 (31.58%) OO
5 6 (31.58%) Open Source
5 6 (31.58%) TDD
6 5 (26.32%) Acceptance Criteria
6 5 (26.32%) Domain Models
6 5 (26.32%) Logical Data Model
6 5 (26.32%) SDLC
6 5 (26.32%) User Stories
6 5 (26.32%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.79%) C
4 2 (10.53%) Java 8
5 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) CBAP
2 5 (26.32%) IIBA
3 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Atlassian
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) PureLoad
4 2 (10.53%) Adobe
4 2 (10.53%) Google