Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 82 103
Rank change year-on-year +2 +21 +20
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 20 29 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.69% 2.08% 1.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.00% 10.43% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 24
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +37.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £16,250 £26,250 £32,250
90th Percentile £57,480 £63,750 £53,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%

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 200 278 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 16.92% 19.96% 15.42%
Number of salaries quoted 153 228 226
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £46,924
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +6.56% +17.31%
10th Percentile £21,250 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,200 £70,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,344
% change year-on-year - +4.75% +6.69%

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 13 December 2018.

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 13 December 2018. 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
Brentwood +9 4 £17,500 - 2
Colchester -2 2 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - - 8
Basildon - 1 £25,000 -
JIRA
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Decision-Making
3 9 (45.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 9 (45.00%) Waterfall
3 9 (45.00%) Change Control
3 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (45.00%) PRINCE2
3 9 (45.00%) Project Management
3 9 (45.00%) Change Management
3 9 (45.00%) Risk Management
3 9 (45.00%) Finance
4 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (30.00%) QA
6 4 (20.00%) Test Management
6 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 4 (20.00%) TestRail
6 4 (20.00%) Defect Management
7 3 (15.00%) JIRA Agile
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle
7 3 (15.00%) Java
8 2 (10.00%) MySQL
8 2 (10.00%) JMeter
8 2 (10.00%) Selenium
8 2 (10.00%) FitNesse
8 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (10.00%) OO
8 2 (10.00%) JBoss
8 2 (10.00%) Ant
8 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.00%) Java EE

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 2 (10.00%) Confluence
1 2 (10.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (5.00%) Acrobat
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.00%) Pentaho
2 1 (5.00%) PowerCenter
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) TestRail
2 3 (15.00%) JIRA Agile
3 2 (10.00%) Ant
3 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.00%) FitNesse
3 2 (10.00%) JMeter
3 2 (10.00%) JProfiler
3 2 (10.00%) Maven
3 2 (10.00%) QF-Test
3 2 (10.00%) Selenium
3 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Business Change Manager
1 9 (45.00%) Business Change Project Manager
1 9 (45.00%) Financial Services Project Manager
1 9 (45.00%) IT Manager
1 9 (45.00%) IT Project Manager
1 9 (45.00%) IT Services Manager
1 9 (45.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) QA Tester
2 6 (30.00%) Tester
3 4 (20.00%) QA Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Junior
4 3 (15.00%) Junior Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Junior QA Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Junior QA Tester
4 3 (15.00%) Junior Tester
5 2 (10.00%) QA Automation Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Software QA Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Java EE
2 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) Django
2 1 (5.00%) Express
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) JDBC
2 1 (5.00%) Kafka
2 1 (5.00%) Laravel
2 1 (5.00%) React
2 1 (5.00%) RESTful
2 1 (5.00%) Swing
2 1 (5.00%) Symfony
2 1 (5.00%) Vue.js
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (5.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Decision-Making
3 9 (45.00%) Change Control
3 9 (45.00%) Change Management
3 9 (45.00%) PRINCE2
3 9 (45.00%) Project Management
3 9 (45.00%) Risk Management
3 9 (45.00%) Waterfall
4 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Test Management
6 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Load Testing
6 2 (10.00%) OO
7 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.00%) ETL
7 1 (5.00%) SOA
7 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) PHP
2 1 (5.00%) Python
2 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) PureLoad
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe
3 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.00%) Informatica
3 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.00%) SAP