Period
to 10 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 10 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
North West > Manchester
6 months to
10 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 72 60 61
Rank change year-on-year -12 +1 +16
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 139 225 303
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 3.75% 4.56% 4.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.63% 21.72% 21.64%
Number of salaries quoted 116 150 211
10th Percentile £32,125 £30,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £32,813 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% -10.00% +17.65%
75th Percentile £70,000 £57,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £85,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 746 1,036 1,400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 20.15% 21.00% 22.46%
Number of salaries quoted 667 819 1,104
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £36,844
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £64,000 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £70,000
North West median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +4.65%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Manchester

JIRA
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing JIRA in Manchester.

Salary trend for JIRA in Manchester

JIRA
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing JIRA in Manchester over the 6 months to 10 April 2021.

Salary histogram for JIRA in Manchester

JIRA
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 10 April 2021. 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
Stockport -1 4 £67,500 +63.64%
Altrincham -1 2 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Oldham - 2 £52,120 -
Salford +15 1 £40,000 -25.58% 1
Bury 0 1 £37,500 -13.29% 1
Cheadle - 1 £35,000 - 3
JIRA
North West

For the 6 months to 10 April 2021, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 71 (51.08%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (39.57%) Confluence
3 53 (38.13%) Scrum
4 49 (35.25%) SQL
5 48 (34.53%) Git (software)
5 48 (34.53%) DevOps
6 42 (30.22%) JavaScript
7 40 (28.78%) SDLC
8 37 (26.62%) Linux
8 37 (26.62%) Azure
8 37 (26.62%) AWS
9 36 (25.90%) Python
10 35 (25.18%) Docker
11 34 (24.46%) PowerShell
12 33 (23.74%) Software Testing
12 33 (23.74%) Ansible
13 29 (20.86%) Java
14 28 (20.14%) Microsoft
14 28 (20.14%) Jenkins
15 25 (17.99%) Test Automation
16 23 (16.55%) HTML
17 22 (15.83%) CSS
17 22 (15.83%) Atlassian
17 22 (15.83%) Software Engineering
18 21 (15.11%) Web Services
19 20 (14.39%) Manual Testing
19 20 (14.39%) Terraform
20 19 (13.67%) Machine Learning
20 19 (13.67%) Red Hat
21 18 (12.95%) .NET

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 55 (39.57%) Confluence
2 4 (2.88%) CMS
2 4 (2.88%) IIS
3 3 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.16%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.16%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.72%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.72%) Drupal
4 1 (0.72%) nginx
4 1 (0.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (5.76%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.88%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 37 (26.62%) AWS
1 37 (26.62%) Azure
2 10 (7.19%) SaaS
3 6 (4.32%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (3.60%) Microsoft 365
5 3 (2.16%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.16%) GCP
5 3 (2.16%) Power Platform
6 2 (1.44%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.44%) Slack
6 2 (1.44%) Trello
7 1 (0.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.07%) Firewall
1 14 (10.07%) IPv4
1 14 (10.07%) OSPF
1 14 (10.07%) VLAN
1 14 (10.07%) VPN
2 3 (2.16%) Internet
3 2 (1.44%) DNS
3 2 (1.44%) Skype
3 2 (1.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.07%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.60%) MySQL
4 4 (2.88%) Big Data
4 4 (2.88%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.16%) Cosmos DB
5 3 (2.16%) Power BI
5 3 (2.16%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.72%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (0.72%) GIS
7 1 (0.72%) JasperReports
7 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 48 (34.53%) Git (software)
2 28 (20.14%) Jenkins
3 15 (10.79%) Subversion
4 12 (8.63%) Artifactory
5 8 (5.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (5.76%) Bitbucket
6 5 (3.60%) Selenium
6 5 (3.60%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.88%) AccuRev
7 4 (2.88%) Postman
8 2 (1.44%) JIRA Agile
8 2 (1.44%) JMeter
8 2 (1.44%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.44%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.44%) NeoLoad
8 2 (1.44%) TestRail
9 1 (0.72%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.72%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.72%) JUnit
9 1 (0.72%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (5.76%) Finance
2 6 (4.32%) Legal
3 5 (3.60%) Retail
4 2 (1.44%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.44%) Housing Association
4 2 (1.44%) Law
4 2 (1.44%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.72%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.72%) Back Office
5 1 (0.72%) Marketing
5 1 (0.72%) Social Science
5 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (25.90%) Developer
2 14 (10.07%) Lead Systems Engineer
2 14 (10.07%) Linux Engineer
2 14 (10.07%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 14 (10.07%) Systems Engineer
3 13 (9.35%) Tester
4 12 (8.63%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (8.63%) Java Developer
4 12 (8.63%) Team Leader
5 11 (7.91%) Analyst
5 11 (7.91%) Automation Engineer
5 11 (7.91%) Lead Developer
6 10 (7.19%) Lead Java Developer
6 10 (7.19%) Software Tester
7 8 (5.76%) Software Team Leader
7 8 (5.76%) Test Analyst
7 8 (5.76%) Test Team Leader
8 7 (5.04%) DevOps Automation Engineer
9 6 (4.32%) Applications Developer
9 6 (4.32%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.55%) HTML
2 22 (15.83%) CSS
3 21 (15.11%) Web Services
4 18 (12.95%) .NET
4 18 (12.95%) AngularJS
5 13 (9.35%) React
6 11 (7.91%) Java EE
7 9 (6.47%) ASP.NET
7 9 (6.47%) Node.js
8 8 (5.76%) .NET Framework
8 8 (5.76%) jQuery
9 7 (5.04%) XML
10 6 (4.32%) JSON
11 5 (3.60%) Apache NiFi
11 5 (3.60%) Kafka
11 5 (3.60%) Laravel
11 5 (3.60%) SOAP
12 4 (2.88%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (2.88%) Vue.js
12 4 (2.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.07%) Mobile App
1 14 (10.07%) Public Cloud
2 4 (2.88%) User Experience
3 3 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.16%) Clustering
3 3 (2.16%) Cyberattack
4 2 (1.44%) e-Learning
4 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.44%) Motion Graphics
4 2 (1.44%) Photography
4 2 (1.44%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.72%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.72%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.72%) Life Science
5 1 (0.72%) LIMS
5 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 37 (26.62%) Linux
2 17 (12.23%) Unix
3 15 (10.79%) Android
4 14 (10.07%) Apple iOS
5 9 (6.47%) Windows
6 5 (3.60%) CentOS
6 5 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.16%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (51.08%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (38.13%) Scrum
3 48 (34.53%) DevOps
4 40 (28.78%) SDLC
5 33 (23.74%) Software Testing
6 25 (17.99%) Test Automation
7 22 (15.83%) Software Engineering
8 20 (14.39%) Manual Testing
9 19 (13.67%) Machine Learning
10 18 (12.95%) Data Science
10 18 (12.95%) DevSecOps
10 18 (12.95%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 18 (12.95%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 17 (12.23%) Cyber Intelligence
12 16 (11.51%) ITIL
12 16 (11.51%) Service Management
13 15 (10.79%) Infrastructure as Code
13 15 (10.79%) Regression Testing
13 15 (10.79%) Test Scripting
14 14 (10.07%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 49 (35.25%) SQL
2 42 (30.22%) JavaScript
3 36 (25.90%) Python
4 34 (24.46%) PowerShell
5 29 (20.86%) Java
6 18 (12.95%) Go
7 15 (10.79%) C#
8 14 (10.07%) Bash Shell
9 10 (7.19%) PHP
10 6 (4.32%) C
10 6 (4.32%) TypeScript
11 5 (3.60%) C++
12 4 (2.88%) XPath
13 3 (2.16%) Erlang
14 2 (1.44%) PHP 7
14 2 (1.44%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.72%) ES6
15 1 (0.72%) Java 8
15 1 (0.72%) Kotlin
15 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (10.07%) GIAC
1 14 (10.07%) RHCE
2 9 (6.47%) Degree
3 4 (2.88%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.16%) ISEB
4 3 (2.16%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.16%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.44%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.72%) CSPO
6 1 (0.72%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.91%) QA
2 8 (5.76%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.60%) SLA
4 1 (0.72%) GxP
4 1 (0.72%) PMO
System Software
1 35 (25.18%) Docker
2 14 (10.07%) VMware ESXi
2 14 (10.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 33 (23.74%) Ansible
2 20 (14.39%) Terraform
3 18 (12.95%) Puppet
4 12 (8.63%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (5.76%) Kubernetes
6 3 (2.16%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (1.44%) Salt
Vendors
1 28 (20.14%) Microsoft
2 22 (15.83%) Atlassian
3 19 (13.67%) Red Hat
4 16 (11.51%) Oracle
5 14 (10.07%) VMware
6 6 (4.32%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.88%) AppDynamics
8 3 (2.16%) Freshdesk
8 3 (2.16%) Google
8 3 (2.16%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.44%) Sage
9 2 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.44%) Zend
10 1 (0.72%) iManage
10 1 (0.72%) Spiceworks
10 1 (0.72%) Splunk