Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
North West > Manchester
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 92 77
Rank change year-on-year +34 -15 +47
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 374 261 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.21% 3.31% 3.87%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.22% 14.41% 16.59%
Number of salaries quoted 268 209 264
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £65,000 £66,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

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 1,683 1,811 1,724
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 23.45% 22.94% 23.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,357 1,496 1,564
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +2 10 £43,000 +14.67% 2
Altrincham -4 8 £37,500 -10.71% 1
Stockport +14 5 £26,000 -25.71% 4
Bolton +13 2 £46,500 +9.41% 3
Rochdale - 2 £35,000 -
Cheadle +7 1 £40,000 +50.94% 1
JIRA
North West

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 294 (78.61%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (41.71%) Java
3 148 (39.57%) Confluence
4 129 (34.49%) DevOps
5 111 (29.68%) Jenkins
6 107 (28.61%) Git (software)
7 104 (27.81%) Linux
8 101 (27.01%) Amazon AWS
9 100 (26.74%) Python
10 98 (26.20%) SQL
11 96 (25.67%) Scrum
12 88 (23.53%) TDD
13 85 (22.73%) Test Automation
14 82 (21.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 77 (20.59%) Amazon EC2
16 74 (19.79%) Microsoft Azure
17 73 (19.52%) Open Source
18 71 (18.98%) C#
19 69 (18.45%) Selenium
20 67 (17.91%) Windows
21 65 (17.38%) Apache
22 63 (16.84%) JavaScript
23 61 (16.31%) .NET
24 58 (15.51%) Finance
25 56 (14.97%) BDD
26 55 (14.71%) Ansible
27 54 (14.44%) Web Services
28 53 (14.17%) TeamCity
29 52 (13.90%) Microsoft
29 52 (13.90%) Software Engineering

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
1 148 (39.57%) Confluence
2 65 (17.38%) Apache
3 45 (12.03%) IIS
4 41 (10.96%) Apache Spark
5 8 (2.14%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.60%) MS Project Server
7 5 (1.34%) Apache Pig
7 5 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.34%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.07%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.07%) WordPress
9 2 (0.53%) CMS
9 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.53%) Kentico
9 2 (0.53%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.53%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.27%) JBoss
10 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (4.28%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (1.87%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.60%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.53%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.53%) SAP MM
2 2 (0.53%) SAP PP
2 2 (0.53%) SAP QM
2 2 (0.53%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.53%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 101 (27.01%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (20.59%) Amazon EC2
3 74 (19.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 44 (11.76%) AWS CloudFormation
5 42 (11.23%) Azure Active Directory
6 41 (10.96%) Cloud Computing
7 40 (10.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 40 (10.70%) Amazon S3
7 40 (10.70%) Amazon SQS
8 36 (9.63%) Amazon EMR
9 11 (2.94%) NuGet
9 11 (2.94%) SaaS
10 7 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (1.07%) BlazeMeter
11 4 (1.07%) npm
12 3 (0.80%) Slack
12 3 (0.80%) Zapier
13 2 (0.53%) BrowserStack
13 2 (0.53%) Firebase
13 2 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.08%) Internet
2 9 (2.41%) Firewall
2 9 (2.41%) HTTP
3 6 (1.60%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.34%) LAN
4 5 (1.34%) SSL
4 5 (1.34%) WAN
5 4 (1.07%) VLAN
6 1 (0.27%) ATM
6 1 (0.27%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.27%) SAN
6 1 (0.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (13.37%) Hadoop
2 48 (12.83%) Big Data
2 48 (12.83%) NoSQL
3 41 (10.96%) Amazon RDS
4 40 (10.70%) MongoDB
5 36 (9.63%) Amazon Athena
5 36 (9.63%) Amazon Redshift
5 36 (9.63%) Flink
6 31 (8.29%) SQL Server
7 27 (7.22%) MySQL
8 5 (1.34%) Apache Hive
8 5 (1.34%) Couchbase
8 5 (1.34%) Redis
9 4 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.80%) Power BI
10 3 (0.80%) QlikView
11 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.27%) Endeca
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 111 (29.68%) Jenkins
2 107 (28.61%) Git (software)
3 82 (21.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 69 (18.45%) Selenium
5 53 (14.17%) TeamCity
6 49 (13.10%) Bitbucket
7 42 (11.23%) Octopus Deploy
8 34 (9.09%) Cucumber
9 28 (7.49%) WebDriver
10 26 (6.95%) Visual Studio
11 25 (6.68%) SoapUI
12 24 (6.42%) JUnit
13 22 (5.88%) JMeter
14 20 (5.35%) SpecFlow
15 17 (4.55%) EasyMock
16 14 (3.74%) Maven
17 12 (3.21%) Sonatype Nexus
18 9 (2.41%) Grunt
18 9 (2.41%) Subversion
19 8 (2.14%) gulp
General
1 58 (15.51%) Finance
2 22 (5.88%) Retail
3 21 (5.61%) Banking
3 21 (5.61%) Law
4 18 (4.81%) Investment Banking
5 17 (4.55%) Marketing
6 12 (3.21%) Games
7 10 (2.67%) Manufacturing
7 10 (2.67%) Telecoms
8 9 (2.41%) Electronics
9 7 (1.87%) Advertising
10 6 (1.60%) Publishing
11 4 (1.07%) Automotive
12 3 (0.80%) Back Office
13 1 (0.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 77 (20.59%) Developer
2 47 (12.57%) Analyst
3 41 (10.96%) DevOps Engineer
4 36 (9.63%) Architect
5 34 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 33 (8.82%) Java Engineer
7 29 (7.75%) Test Analyst
8 27 (7.22%) C# Developer
8 27 (7.22%) Development Engineer
9 25 (6.68%) .NET Developer
9 25 (6.68%) Test Engineer
10 24 (6.42%) Data Engineer
11 22 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
12 20 (5.35%) DevOps Manager
12 20 (5.35%) Senior Data Engineer
13 19 (5.08%) Big Data Engineer
13 19 (5.08%) Tester
14 18 (4.81%) Senior Architect
15 17 (4.55%) Software Development Engineer
16 16 (4.28%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (16.31%) .NET
2 54 (14.44%) Web Services
3 40 (10.70%) Kafka
4 35 (9.36%) AngularJS
4 35 (9.36%) Spark Streaming
5 34 (9.09%) HTML
5 34 (9.09%) XML
6 32 (8.56%) Java EE
7 31 (8.29%) REST
8 28 (7.49%) CSS
9 25 (6.68%) SOAP
10 23 (6.15%) ASP.NET Web API
11 20 (5.35%) jQuery
12 19 (5.08%) .NET Framework
12 19 (5.08%) Spring
13 18 (4.81%) React
14 17 (4.55%) ASP.NET
14 17 (4.55%) EJB
14 17 (4.55%) JSF
14 17 (4.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.70%) Private Cloud
2 33 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (8.56%) Wiki
4 25 (6.68%) Mobile App
5 17 (4.55%) Internet of Things
6 16 (4.28%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (3.74%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (3.74%) Mainframe
8 13 (3.48%) User Experience
9 12 (3.21%) Fintech
10 9 (2.41%) Blog
11 5 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (1.07%) 3D Graphics
12 4 (1.07%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.07%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.07%) Cloud Native
12 4 (1.07%) Cyber Defence
12 4 (1.07%) Cyberattack
13 2 (0.53%) IVR
13 2 (0.53%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 104 (27.81%) Linux
2 67 (17.91%) Windows
3 32 (8.56%) CentOS
4 31 (8.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (6.15%) Android
6 20 (5.35%) Apple iOS
7 11 (2.94%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.60%) Windows 10
9 5 (1.34%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.07%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.53%) Unix
12 1 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.27%) SUSE
12 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (78.61%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (34.49%) DevOps
3 96 (25.67%) Scrum
4 88 (23.53%) TDD
5 85 (22.73%) Test Automation
6 73 (19.52%) Open Source
7 56 (14.97%) BDD
8 52 (13.90%) Software Engineering
9 51 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
10 50 (13.37%) Business Intelligence
10 50 (13.37%) Configuration Management
11 45 (12.03%) Change Management
12 44 (11.76%) Computer Science
13 43 (11.50%) Kanban
14 41 (10.96%) Data Modelling
15 40 (10.70%) Network Virtualisation
16 39 (10.43%) Data Engineering
16 39 (10.43%) Test Scripting
17 37 (9.89%) Mathematics
18 36 (9.63%) Data Ingestion
Programming Languages
1 156 (41.71%) Java
2 100 (26.74%) Python
3 98 (26.20%) SQL
4 71 (18.98%) C#
5 63 (16.84%) JavaScript
6 40 (10.70%) Scala
7 37 (9.89%) C++
8 20 (5.35%) Ruby
9 17 (4.55%) PHP
10 13 (3.48%) PowerShell
11 11 (2.94%) C
12 7 (1.87%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.60%) Go
13 6 (1.60%) TypeScript
14 5 (1.34%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.34%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.07%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.07%) VC++
16 3 (0.80%) Groovy
16 3 (0.80%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 51 (13.64%) Degree
2 38 (10.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (9.63%) Numerate Degree
4 16 (4.28%) ISTQB
5 12 (3.21%) Security Cleared
6 10 (2.67%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.60%) ISEB
7 6 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.34%) CCNA
8 5 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.34%) CISSP
8 5 (1.34%) CompTIA Security+
8 5 (1.34%) GIAC
8 5 (1.34%) Linux+ Certification
8 5 (1.34%) MCSE
8 5 (1.34%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (1.34%) SANS
8 5 (1.34%) SSCP
9 3 (0.80%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.02%) QA
2 4 (1.07%) GDPR
3 3 (0.80%) WCAG
4 2 (0.53%) PMO
5 1 (0.27%) ISO 15765
System Software
1 49 (13.10%) Active Directory
2 40 (10.70%) Virtual Machines
3 38 (10.16%) Docker
4 9 (2.41%) vSphere
5 4 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 55 (14.71%) Ansible
2 14 (3.74%) Puppet
3 12 (3.21%) Kubernetes
4 7 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.60%) Salt
6 4 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (1.07%) Istio
6 4 (1.07%) WSUS
7 3 (0.80%) HP ALM
7 3 (0.80%) Nessus
8 2 (0.53%) SCCM
9 1 (0.27%) FlexNet
9 1 (0.27%) Packer
9 1 (0.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 52 (13.90%) Microsoft
2 40 (10.70%) CA Agile Central
2 40 (10.70%) New Relic
2 40 (10.70%) Trend Micro
3 32 (8.56%) Red Hat
4 19 (5.08%) Oracle
5 17 (4.55%) Atlassian
6 12 (3.21%) Google
7 11 (2.94%) SAP
7 11 (2.94%) WorldPay
7 11 (2.94%) Xamarin
8 6 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.34%) VMware
10 4 (1.07%) Cisco
11 3 (0.80%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.80%) Tableau
12 2 (0.53%) RedGate
12 2 (0.53%) Siemens
12 2 (0.53%) TOWER Software
13 1 (0.27%) FatWire