Period
to 18 October 2018

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

Atlassian JIRA
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 90 80
Rank change year-on-year +31 -10 +60
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 366 270 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.03% 3.47% 3.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.75% 14.86% 16.65%
Number of salaries quoted 269 220 245
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,200 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £60,000 £66,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%

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 1,764 1,817 1,628
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 24.22% 23.35% 22.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,429 1,509 1,457
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £59,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Manchester

JIRA
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for JIRA in Manchester

JIRA
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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 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
Salford +3 17 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Altrincham -7 12 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Stockport +5 9 £26,000 -35.00% 3
Cheadle +3 3 £37,500 +48.51%
Oldham -2 1 - -
Bury - 1 £45,000 - 1
JIRA
North West

For the 6 months to 18 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 Manchester region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 273 (74.59%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (38.52%) Java
3 135 (36.89%) Confluence
4 111 (30.33%) SQL
5 106 (28.96%) Test Automation
6 104 (28.42%) Git (software)
7 100 (27.32%) Jenkins
7 100 (27.32%) DevOps
8 96 (26.23%) Linux
9 88 (24.04%) Scrum
10 87 (23.77%) Selenium
11 84 (22.95%) C#
12 81 (22.13%) Amazon AWS
13 80 (21.86%) Finance
14 78 (21.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 76 (20.77%) Microsoft Azure
15 76 (20.77%) Windows
16 75 (20.49%) JavaScript
17 70 (19.13%) .NET
17 70 (19.13%) Python
18 68 (18.58%) TDD
19 64 (17.49%) Microsoft
20 62 (16.94%) BDD
21 58 (15.85%) Continuous Integration
22 56 (15.30%) Software Engineering
22 56 (15.30%) TeamCity
23 54 (14.75%) Amazon EC2
24 51 (13.93%) Business Intelligence
25 50 (13.66%) Bitbucket
26 48 (13.11%) Active Directory

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
1 135 (36.89%) Confluence
2 45 (12.30%) IIS
3 32 (8.74%) Apache
4 16 (4.37%) Apache Spark
5 10 (2.73%) Apache Pig
6 8 (2.19%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.64%) MS Project Server
7 6 (1.64%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.09%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.09%) WordPress
9 3 (0.82%) CMS
10 2 (0.55%) Kentico
10 2 (0.55%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.27%) Drupal
11 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.27%) nginx
11 1 (0.27%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (5.46%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (1.91%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.09%) SAP FI
1 4 (1.09%) SAP MM
1 4 (1.09%) SAP PP
1 4 (1.09%) SAP QM
1 4 (1.09%) SAP S/4HANA
1 4 (1.09%) SAP SD
2 3 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.27%) Magento
3 1 (0.27%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 81 (22.13%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (20.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (14.75%) Amazon EC2
4 42 (11.48%) AWS CloudFormation
5 41 (11.20%) Azure Active Directory
6 39 (10.66%) Amazon S3
7 38 (10.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 38 (10.38%) Amazon SQS
8 16 (4.37%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (3.83%) Amazon EMR
10 13 (3.55%) SaaS
11 10 (2.73%) NuGet
12 8 (2.19%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (1.37%) BlazeMeter
13 5 (1.37%) BrowserStack
14 4 (1.09%) GitHub
15 3 (0.82%) Zapier
16 2 (0.55%) IaaS
16 2 (0.55%) npm
16 2 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.10%) HTTP
2 13 (3.55%) TCP/IP
3 11 (3.01%) Firewall
4 10 (2.73%) Internet
4 10 (2.73%) SSL
5 2 (0.55%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.55%) LAN
5 2 (0.55%) WAN
6 1 (0.27%) ATM
6 1 (0.27%) SAN
6 1 (0.27%) SMS
6 1 (0.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.66%) Amazon RDS
2 30 (8.20%) Hadoop
3 29 (7.92%) Big Data
3 29 (7.92%) SQL Server
4 28 (7.65%) MySQL
5 25 (6.83%) NoSQL
6 17 (4.64%) MongoDB
7 14 (3.83%) Amazon Athena
7 14 (3.83%) Amazon Redshift
7 14 (3.83%) Flink
8 10 (2.73%) Apache Hive
9 8 (2.19%) Couchbase
10 4 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.82%) Power BI
11 3 (0.82%) QlikView
12 2 (0.55%) Datomic
12 2 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.55%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 104 (28.42%) Git (software)
2 100 (27.32%) Jenkins
3 87 (23.77%) Selenium
4 78 (21.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 56 (15.30%) TeamCity
6 50 (13.66%) Bitbucket
7 41 (11.20%) Cucumber
7 41 (11.20%) Octopus Deploy
8 34 (9.29%) Visual Studio
9 31 (8.47%) SoapUI
9 31 (8.47%) WebDriver
10 28 (7.65%) SpecFlow
11 25 (6.83%) JMeter
12 18 (4.92%) JUnit
13 15 (4.10%) Subversion
14 13 (3.55%) Maven
15 10 (2.73%) CodeSonar
15 10 (2.73%) git-flow
15 10 (2.73%) Robot Framework
16 9 (2.46%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 80 (21.86%) Finance
2 31 (8.47%) Banking
3 24 (6.56%) Investment Banking
4 23 (6.28%) Law
4 23 (6.28%) Retail
5 21 (5.74%) Marketing
6 15 (4.10%) Games
6 15 (4.10%) Manufacturing
6 15 (4.10%) Telecoms
7 13 (3.55%) Electronics
8 7 (1.91%) Automotive
9 6 (1.64%) Advertising
9 6 (1.64%) Publishing
10 3 (0.82%) Back Office
11 2 (0.55%) Legal
12 1 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 89 (24.32%) Developer
2 57 (15.57%) Analyst
3 39 (10.66%) Test Analyst
4 37 (10.11%) Software Engineer
5 34 (9.29%) DevOps Engineer
6 30 (8.20%) .NET Developer
7 28 (7.65%) C# Developer
8 27 (7.38%) Tester
9 26 (7.10%) Architect
9 26 (7.10%) Java Engineer
10 25 (6.83%) C# .NET Developer
11 23 (6.28%) Software Developer
12 22 (6.01%) Test Engineer
13 19 (5.19%) DevOps Manager
14 16 (4.37%) Development Engineer
14 16 (4.37%) Java Software Engineer
15 15 (4.10%) Developer in Test
16 13 (3.55%) C++ Software Engineer
16 13 (3.55%) Scrum Master
16 13 (3.55%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (19.13%) .NET
2 47 (12.84%) XML
3 43 (11.75%) SOAP
4 41 (11.20%) Web Services
5 40 (10.93%) REST
6 34 (9.29%) HTML
7 30 (8.20%) JSON
8 27 (7.38%) AngularJS
8 27 (7.38%) CSS
9 26 (7.10%) .NET Framework
9 26 (7.10%) ASP.NET
10 25 (6.83%) Java EE
11 24 (6.56%) ASP.NET Web API
12 23 (6.28%) RESTful
13 19 (5.19%) jQuery
14 15 (4.10%) HTML5
14 15 (4.10%) Kafka
14 15 (4.10%) Node.js
15 13 (3.55%) React
15 13 (3.55%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.38%) Private Cloud
2 37 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (7.92%) Mobile App
4 28 (7.65%) Computer Science
5 27 (7.38%) Wiki
6 18 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (4.92%) Greenfield Project
7 16 (4.37%) User Experience
8 15 (4.10%) Mainframe
9 12 (3.28%) Blog
9 12 (3.28%) Fintech
10 10 (2.73%) Internet of Things
11 6 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
12 5 (1.37%) 3D Graphics
12 5 (1.37%) Algorithms
12 5 (1.37%) Client/Server
13 4 (1.09%) Cloud Native
13 4 (1.09%) PKI
14 3 (0.82%) Cyber Defence
14 3 (0.82%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 96 (26.23%) Linux
2 76 (20.77%) Windows
3 32 (8.74%) Android
4 28 (7.65%) Apple iOS
5 23 (6.28%) CentOS
6 21 (5.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (3.28%) Windows Server
8 10 (2.73%) Mac OS X
9 7 (1.91%) Windows 10
10 6 (1.64%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.82%) Unix
12 2 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.55%) SUSE
13 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (74.59%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (28.96%) Test Automation
3 100 (27.32%) DevOps
4 88 (24.04%) Scrum
5 68 (18.58%) TDD
6 62 (16.94%) BDD
7 58 (15.85%) Continuous Integration
8 56 (15.30%) Software Engineering
9 51 (13.93%) Business Intelligence
10 47 (12.84%) Test Scripting
11 41 (11.20%) Software Testing
12 39 (10.66%) Kanban
13 38 (10.38%) Network Virtualisation
13 38 (10.38%) Open Source
14 37 (10.11%) Unit Testing
15 32 (8.74%) MVC
15 32 (8.74%) SDLC
15 32 (8.74%) User Stories
16 28 (7.65%) Configuration Management
17 26 (7.10%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 141 (38.52%) Java
2 111 (30.33%) SQL
3 84 (22.95%) C#
4 75 (20.49%) JavaScript
5 70 (19.13%) Python
6 33 (9.02%) C++
7 25 (6.83%) Ruby
8 22 (6.01%) PHP
9 20 (5.46%) C
10 17 (4.64%) Scala
11 16 (4.37%) PowerShell
12 12 (3.28%) Bash Shell
13 11 (3.01%) Objective-C
14 9 (2.46%) Groovy
14 9 (2.46%) T-SQL
15 8 (2.19%) Go
16 5 (1.37%) Kotlin
16 5 (1.37%) VC++
17 4 (1.09%) ABAP
17 4 (1.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 38 (10.38%) Degree
2 21 (5.74%) ISTQB
3 19 (5.19%) Security Cleared
4 18 (4.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (4.64%) DV Cleared
6 14 (3.83%) Numerate Degree
7 11 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (2.73%) CCNA
8 10 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (2.73%) CISSP
8 10 (2.73%) CompTIA Security+
8 10 (2.73%) GIAC
8 10 (2.73%) Linux+ Certification
8 10 (2.73%) MCSE
8 10 (2.73%) Network+ Certification
8 10 (2.73%) SANS
8 10 (2.73%) SSCP
9 8 (2.19%) ISEB
10 5 (1.37%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.82%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.74%) QA
2 3 (0.82%) ISO 15765
3 2 (0.55%) PMO
4 1 (0.27%) GPG13
4 1 (0.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 48 (13.11%) Active Directory
2 40 (10.93%) Docker
3 39 (10.66%) Virtual Machines
4 16 (4.37%) vSphere
5 6 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 46 (12.57%) Ansible
2 21 (5.74%) Puppet
3 18 (4.92%) Kubernetes
4 11 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (3.01%) Salt
5 6 (1.64%) WSUS
6 4 (1.09%) Istio
7 3 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.55%) FlexNet
9 1 (0.27%) Kibana
9 1 (0.27%) logstash
9 1 (0.27%) Nessus
9 1 (0.27%) Packer
9 1 (0.27%) SCCM
9 1 (0.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 64 (17.49%) Microsoft
2 38 (10.38%) New Relic
2 38 (10.38%) Trend Micro
3 23 (6.28%) Red Hat
4 20 (5.46%) Atlassian
5 19 (5.19%) Oracle
6 16 (4.37%) Google
6 16 (4.37%) SAP
7 15 (4.10%) CA Agile Central
8 11 (3.01%) Xamarin
9 7 (1.91%) VMware
10 6 (1.64%) WorldPay
11 4 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.82%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.82%) Tableau
13 2 (0.55%) RedGate
13 2 (0.55%) Siemens
13 2 (0.55%) TOWER Software
14 1 (0.27%) Cisco
14 1 (0.27%) Progress