The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 25 25
Rank change year-on-year -8 0  
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 11 26 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 4.12% 7.78% 8.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.44% 38.24% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 3
Median salary £47,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.39% +9.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £57,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £75,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.16% +1.17%  

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 Luton with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Luton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 45 68 55
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 16.85% 20.36% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 27 44 19
Median salary £48,750 £59,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.06% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £47,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton 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 Luton

JIRA
Salary Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JIRA in Luton.

Salary trend for JIRA in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 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 Luton region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (70.00%) Waterfall
3 12 (60.00%) CA Agile Central
4 11 (55.00%) SDLC
5 10 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (50.00%) Test Strategy
6 9 (45.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (40.00%) Retail
7 8 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (40.00%) Functional Testing
7 8 (40.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 8 (40.00%) Automation Testing
7 8 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (40.00%) Test Automation
8 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
8 7 (35.00%) QA
8 7 (35.00%) Selenium
8 7 (35.00%) Coaching
8 7 (35.00%) Scrum
8 7 (35.00%) ISTQB
8 7 (35.00%) Degree
8 7 (35.00%) ISEB
9 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (30.00%) Resource Management
9 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
9 6 (30.00%) Bugzilla
9 6 (30.00%) JMeter
9 6 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
9 6 (30.00%) DevOps
9 6 (30.00%) Test Planning

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 1 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) Confluence
1 1 (5.00%) EPiServer
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
1 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP CRM
2 1 (5.00%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Selenium
2 6 (30.00%) Bugzilla
2 6 (30.00%) JMeter
2 6 (30.00%) Testopia
3 4 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 4 (20.00%) SpecFlow
3 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 8 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Back Office
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Test Leader
2 6 (30.00%) Automation Test Lead
3 5 (25.00%) Scrum Master
4 4 (20.00%) Automation Tester
4 4 (20.00%) Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Developer
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) CRM Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (5.00%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) SAP CRM Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Sitecore Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
1 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (15.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) REST
3 2 (10.00%) RESTful
3 2 (10.00%) SOAP
4 1 (5.00%) EJB
4 1 (5.00%) J2EE
4 1 (5.00%) JDBC
4 1 (5.00%) JMS
4 1 (5.00%) jQuery
4 1 (5.00%) Middleware
4 1 (5.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (30.00%) Virtual Team
4 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (15.00%) User Experience
6 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (70.00%) Waterfall
3 11 (55.00%) SDLC
4 10 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 8 (40.00%) Automation Testing
5 8 (40.00%) Functional Testing
5 8 (40.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 8 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (35.00%) Coaching
6 7 (35.00%) Scrum
7 6 (30.00%) BDD
7 6 (30.00%) DevOps
7 6 (30.00%) Line Management
7 6 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (30.00%) Test Management
7 6 (30.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) C#
2 4 (20.00%) Ruby
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) ABAP
4 2 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
1 7 (35.00%) ISEB
1 7 (35.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) QA
2 2 (10.00%) PMO
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) CA Agile Central
2 4 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) Adobe
3 2 (10.00%) hybris
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.00%) Perforce
4 1 (5.00%) Sitecore