Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 89 69 59
Rank change year-on-year -20 -10 +7
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 173 102 309
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 3.25% 3.82% 4.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.76% 18.38% 21.68%
Number of salaries quoted 99 77 215
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,000 £29,289
25th Percentile £37,625 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
75th Percentile £64,875 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £61,250 £62,500
North West median annual salary £44,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -1.11% +2.27% -2.22%

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 974 555 1,425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.27% 20.80% 21.54%
Number of salaries quoted 750 459 1,108
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,225 £60,000 £60,063
90th Percentile £75,125 £70,000 £67,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
Bury -1 3 £27,500 -32.52%
Oldham - 2 - -
Altrincham - 1 £61,500 -
JIRA
North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 133 (76.88%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (43.35%) DevOps
3 68 (39.31%) Scrum
4 61 (35.26%) Confluence
5 60 (34.68%) Docker
6 55 (31.79%) Azure
7 54 (31.21%) AWS
7 54 (31.21%) Linux
8 52 (30.06%) Ansible
8 52 (30.06%) SDLC
9 51 (29.48%) Jenkins
10 42 (24.28%) Test Automation
11 41 (23.70%) Problem-Solving
12 39 (22.54%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 38 (21.97%) Java
14 37 (21.39%) Git (software)
14 37 (21.39%) Infrastructure as Code
15 36 (20.81%) Kanban
15 36 (20.81%) Finance
15 36 (20.81%) Configuration Management
16 33 (19.08%) Python
16 33 (19.08%) Social Skills
17 31 (17.92%) Terraform
18 30 (17.34%) Kubernetes
18 30 (17.34%) Software Testing
19 29 (16.76%) Mentoring
20 28 (16.18%) Analytics
20 28 (16.18%) Machine Learning
20 28 (16.18%) Security Cleared
21 27 (15.61%) SC Cleared

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 61 (35.26%) Confluence
2 7 (4.05%) Apache
3 6 (3.47%) Apache Spark
4 4 (2.31%) IIS
5 2 (1.16%) CMS
5 2 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.16%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.58%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.58%) Drupal
6 1 (0.58%) Kentico
6 1 (0.58%) nginx
6 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (4.05%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.89%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (4.62%) Oracle CRM
1 8 (4.62%) ResourceLink
2 4 (2.31%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.58%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 55 (31.79%) Azure
2 54 (31.21%) AWS
3 15 (8.67%) GCP
4 13 (7.51%) GitHub
5 8 (4.62%) FinancialForce
5 8 (4.62%) Serverless
6 7 (4.05%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (3.47%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (2.31%) Collibra
8 4 (2.31%) Power Platform
8 4 (2.31%) SaaS
9 2 (1.16%) OpenShift
9 2 (1.16%) Snowflake
9 2 (1.16%) Trello
10 1 (0.58%) AWS Fargate
10 1 (0.58%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.58%) BlazeMeter
10 1 (0.58%) npm
10 1 (0.58%) Slack
10 1 (0.58%) Stripe
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.09%) VPN
2 11 (6.36%) Firewall
2 11 (6.36%) IPv4
2 11 (6.36%) OSPF
2 11 (6.36%) VLAN
3 8 (4.62%) Internet
4 7 (4.05%) HTTP
5 3 (1.73%) DNS
5 3 (1.73%) SMTP
5 3 (1.73%) SSL
5 3 (1.73%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.58%) Network Security
6 1 (0.58%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.40%) Big Data
2 11 (6.36%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.78%) NoSQL
4 8 (4.62%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.05%) Blockchain
6 6 (3.47%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.89%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (2.89%) MySQL
8 4 (2.31%) DataStage
8 4 (2.31%) DB2
8 4 (2.31%) HBase
8 4 (2.31%) IBM InfoSphere
8 4 (2.31%) Metadata
8 4 (2.31%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.31%) Power BI
9 3 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.16%) Tableau
11 1 (0.58%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 51 (29.48%) Jenkins
2 37 (21.39%) Git (software)
3 13 (7.51%) Subversion
3 13 (7.51%) Zephyr
4 10 (5.78%) Bitbucket
5 7 (4.05%) Maven
6 6 (3.47%) GitLab
6 6 (3.47%) JUnit
7 4 (2.31%) Android Studio
7 4 (2.31%) IBM UrbanCode
7 4 (2.31%) Selenium
7 4 (2.31%) webpack
8 3 (1.73%) CF BOSH
8 3 (1.73%) gulp
8 3 (1.73%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.16%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.16%) TestRail
9 2 (1.16%) Vagrant
General
1 36 (20.81%) Finance
2 33 (19.08%) Social Skills
3 15 (8.67%) Legal
4 13 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (5.20%) Financial Institution
6 8 (4.62%) Retail
7 6 (3.47%) Banking
7 6 (3.47%) Influencing Skills
8 5 (2.89%) Public Sector
9 3 (1.73%) Law
9 3 (1.73%) Marketing
10 2 (1.16%) Games
11 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.58%) Back Office
11 1 (0.58%) Electronics
11 1 (0.58%) Local Government
11 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.58%) Retail Finance
11 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (14.45%) Developer
2 23 (13.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (12.72%) Senior DevOps
3 22 (12.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 21 (12.14%) Analyst
5 17 (9.83%) Software Engineer
6 15 (8.67%) Tester
7 14 (8.09%) Business Analyst
7 14 (8.09%) Senior Software Engineer
8 11 (6.36%) Project Manager
9 9 (5.20%) Software Tester
9 9 (5.20%) Test Analyst
10 8 (4.62%) Senior Developer
11 7 (4.05%) Cloud Engineer
11 7 (4.05%) Java Developer
12 6 (3.47%) Digital Project Manager
12 6 (3.47%) Lead Systems Engineer
12 6 (3.47%) Linux Engineer
12 6 (3.47%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 6 (3.47%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.98%) React
2 18 (10.40%) Kafka
3 17 (9.83%) Web Services
4 13 (7.51%) Apache NiFi
5 12 (6.94%) CSS
5 12 (6.94%) HTML
6 10 (5.78%) .NET
6 10 (5.78%) RESTful
7 9 (5.20%) AngularJS
7 9 (5.20%) Node.js
7 9 (5.20%) REST
8 7 (4.05%) SOAP
8 7 (4.05%) Spring
9 6 (3.47%) ASP.NET
9 6 (3.47%) jQuery
10 5 (2.89%) Spring Boot
11 4 (2.31%) Laravel
11 4 (2.31%) Material Design
11 4 (2.31%) React Native
11 4 (2.31%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.25%) Public Cloud
2 14 (8.09%) Cyberattack
3 13 (7.51%) User Experience
4 9 (5.20%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (4.05%) Cloud Native
6 6 (3.47%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.31%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.31%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.73%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.16%) Life Science
9 2 (1.16%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.58%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.58%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.58%) NHS
10 1 (0.58%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.58%) Photography
10 1 (0.58%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 54 (31.21%) Linux
2 18 (10.40%) CentOS
3 15 (8.67%) Windows
4 13 (7.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.05%) Unix
6 5 (2.89%) Ubuntu
6 5 (2.89%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.89%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (2.31%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (76.88%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (43.35%) DevOps
3 68 (39.31%) Scrum
4 52 (30.06%) SDLC
5 42 (24.28%) Test Automation
6 41 (23.70%) Problem-Solving
7 39 (22.54%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 37 (21.39%) Infrastructure as Code
9 36 (20.81%) Configuration Management
9 36 (20.81%) Kanban
10 30 (17.34%) Software Testing
11 29 (16.76%) Mentoring
12 28 (16.18%) Analytics
12 28 (16.18%) Machine Learning
13 27 (15.61%) Data Science
14 26 (15.03%) Microservices
14 26 (15.03%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 25 (14.45%) Cyber Intelligence
15 25 (14.45%) DevSecOps
15 25 (14.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 38 (21.97%) Java
2 33 (19.08%) Python
3 20 (11.56%) SQL
4 16 (9.25%) C
5 15 (8.67%) PowerShell
6 14 (8.09%) JavaScript
7 13 (7.51%) C++
8 11 (6.36%) Bash Shell
9 10 (5.78%) C#
10 7 (4.05%) PHP
11 5 (2.89%) Go
11 5 (2.89%) Java 8
12 4 (2.31%) Java 11
12 4 (2.31%) Kotlin
12 4 (2.31%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.73%) R
14 2 (1.16%) Scala
15 1 (0.58%) PHP 7
15 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (16.18%) Security Cleared
2 27 (15.61%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.47%) Degree
3 6 (3.47%) GIAC
3 6 (3.47%) RHCE
4 4 (2.31%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.73%) ISEB
6 1 (0.58%) CEH
6 1 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.58%) HNC
6 1 (0.58%) HND
6 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.58%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.98%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) Accessibility
2 1 (0.58%) GDPR
2 1 (0.58%) PMO
System Software
1 60 (34.68%) Docker
2 11 (6.36%) VMware ESXi
2 11 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 52 (30.06%) Ansible
2 31 (17.92%) Terraform
3 30 (17.34%) Kubernetes
4 15 (8.67%) Puppet
5 4 (2.31%) Istio
5 4 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.16%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.58%) Consul
7 1 (0.58%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.58%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.58%) Packer
7 1 (0.58%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 26 (15.03%) Oracle
2 21 (12.14%) Microsoft
3 19 (10.98%) Red Hat
4 12 (6.94%) Cognizant
5 11 (6.36%) VMware
6 10 (5.78%) Google
7 6 (3.47%) Atlassian
7 6 (3.47%) Spotify
8 5 (2.89%) IBM
9 4 (2.31%) Ab Initio
9 4 (2.31%) Teradata
10 3 (1.73%) SaltStack
10 3 (1.73%) Sitecore
11 2 (1.16%) Progress
11 2 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.16%) SAP
11 2 (1.16%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.16%) Zend
12 1 (0.58%) Adobe
12 1 (0.58%) HP