Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 87 113
Rank change year-on-year +18 +26 +15
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 30 39 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.37% 2.51% 1.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.22% 11.17% 7.34%
Number of salaries quoted 19 30 18
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +37.50% +26.98%
10th Percentile £16,250 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,480 £62,500 £54,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.26% -6.00% +13.64%

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 185 349 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 14.60% 22.47% 15.60%
Number of salaries quoted 140 281 242
Essex median annual salary £37,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £21,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £66,250 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +2.15% +9.41%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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
Harlow +8 6 £40,000 -33.33% 3
Brentwood +12 4 £17,500 -
Colchester +2 4 £45,000 -14.29% 1
Billericay - 2 £39,750 -
Saffron Walden +5 1 - - 1
Basildon -13 1 £25,000 -54.55%
JIRA
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) QA
2 10 (33.33%) Decision-Making
3 9 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 9 (30.00%) Waterfall
3 9 (30.00%) Change Control
3 9 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 9 (30.00%) Project Management
3 9 (30.00%) Change Management
3 9 (30.00%) Finance
3 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 7 (23.33%) HTML
4 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
5 6 (20.00%) Kanban
5 6 (20.00%) Life Science
5 6 (20.00%) Drupal
5 6 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 6 (20.00%) CSS
5 6 (20.00%) Virtual Team
6 5 (16.67%) REST
6 5 (16.67%) HTTP
6 5 (16.67%) Test Management
6 5 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Defect Management
7 4 (13.33%) PHP
7 4 (13.33%) Oracle
7 4 (13.33%) TestRail
8 3 (10.00%) QF-Test

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 (20.00%) Drupal
2 3 (10.00%) JBoss
3 2 (6.67%) IIS
4 1 (3.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.33%) Acrobat
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) HTTP
2 2 (6.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) Pentaho
2 1 (3.33%) PowerCenter
2 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.33%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.33%) TestRail
3 3 (10.00%) Ant
3 3 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (10.00%) FitNesse
3 3 (10.00%) JIRA Agile
3 3 (10.00%) JMeter
3 3 (10.00%) JProfiler
3 3 (10.00%) Maven
3 3 (10.00%) QF-Test
3 3 (10.00%) Selenium
3 3 (10.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (3.33%) Bower
5 1 (3.33%) Grunt
5 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.67%) Games
4 1 (3.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Business Change Manager
1 9 (30.00%) Business Change Project Manager
1 9 (30.00%) Financial Services Project Manager
1 9 (30.00%) IT Manager
1 9 (30.00%) IT Project Manager
1 9 (30.00%) IT Services Manager
1 9 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 7 (23.33%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) QA Tester
2 7 (23.33%) Tester
3 6 (20.00%) Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Drupal Developer
4 4 (13.33%) QA Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Automation Tester
5 3 (10.00%) Junior
5 3 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Junior Tester
5 3 (10.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 3 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
5 3 (10.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) HTML
2 6 (20.00%) CSS
3 5 (16.67%) REST
4 3 (10.00%) Java EE
5 2 (6.67%) XML
6 1 (3.33%) HTML5
6 1 (3.33%) JDBC
6 1 (3.33%) JSON
6 1 (3.33%) Kafka
6 1 (3.33%) Pixi.js
6 1 (3.33%) RESTful
6 1 (3.33%) Swing
6 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Life Science
1 6 (20.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.33%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) Decision-Making
3 9 (30.00%) Change Control
3 9 (30.00%) Change Management
3 9 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 9 (30.00%) Project Management
3 9 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 9 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 6 (20.00%) Kanban
5 5 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Test Management
6 4 (13.33%) Defect Management
7 3 (10.00%) Load Testing
7 3 (10.00%) OO
8 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
8 2 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.33%) Contract Management
9 1 (3.33%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) PHP
2 3 (10.00%) Java
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) C
3 2 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.33%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) Go
4 1 (3.33%) Perl
4 1 (3.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) PureLoad
3 2 (6.67%) Adobe
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.33%) Informatica
4 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.33%) SAP