Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 97 93
Rank change year-on-year +24 -4 +92
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 307 243 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.13% 3.16% 2.98%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.86% 13.05% 14.15%
Number of salaries quoted 242 190 161
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,725 £26,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -3.85% +2.63%

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 1,821 1,862 1,406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 24.52% 24.24% 21.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,495 1,619 1,209
Manchester median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,750 £25,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
Stockport 0 13 £35,000 - 2
Bolton -2 7 £37,500 +74.42%
Altrincham +11 6 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Salford -1 5 £35,000 -8.19% 1
Cheadle -9 4 £27,500 -
Wigan +3 3 £24,000 -26.15%
Sale - 1 £45,000 -
JIRA
North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 197 (64.17%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (36.48%) Java
3 87 (28.34%) Git (software)
4 78 (25.41%) Test Automation
4 78 (25.41%) Confluence
5 77 (25.08%) TDD
6 72 (23.45%) SQL
7 70 (22.80%) Scrum
8 65 (21.17%) QA
9 63 (20.52%) Web Services
10 62 (20.20%) JavaScript
11 60 (19.54%) Linux
12 57 (18.57%) Windows
12 57 (18.57%) Finance
12 57 (18.57%) Jenkins
13 56 (18.24%) Selenium
14 55 (17.92%) DevOps
14 55 (17.92%) Software Engineering
15 51 (16.61%) Microsoft
16 49 (15.96%) Oracle
16 49 (15.96%) JSON
17 44 (14.33%) SQL Server
17 44 (14.33%) C#
17 44 (14.33%) HTML
18 43 (14.01%) .NET
18 43 (14.01%) Python
19 41 (13.36%) Test Scripting
20 37 (12.05%) XML
20 37 (12.05%) SDLC
21 36 (11.73%) IIS

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 78 (25.41%) Confluence
2 36 (11.73%) IIS
3 7 (2.28%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.63%) CMS
5 4 (1.30%) nginx
5 4 (1.30%) SAS
6 3 (0.98%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.65%) Apache
8 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (2.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.28%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.95%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.65%) FreeHand
4 2 (0.65%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.33%) Maya
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (5.86%) Elite 3E
2 17 (5.54%) Workfront
3 4 (1.30%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.98%) Magento
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 33 (10.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (8.79%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (5.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 18 (5.86%) AWS CloudFormation
3 18 (5.86%) Azure Active Directory
4 17 (5.54%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (5.54%) Amazon S3
4 17 (5.54%) Amazon SQS
5 16 (5.21%) GitHub
6 9 (2.93%) SaaS
7 8 (2.61%) Google Play
8 6 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.95%) IaaS
8 6 (1.95%) NuGet
9 3 (0.98%) Slack
10 2 (0.65%) Basecamp
10 2 (0.65%) BlazeMeter
10 2 (0.65%) Zapier
11 1 (0.33%) Lucidchart
11 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.63%) Internet
1 5 (1.63%) RTP
2 2 (0.65%) HTTP
2 2 (0.65%) VPN
3 1 (0.33%) DNS
3 1 (0.33%) Firewall
3 1 (0.33%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.33%) SMS
3 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (14.33%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.19%) MySQL
3 17 (5.54%) Amazon RDS
4 15 (4.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (2.93%) Big Data
6 8 (2.61%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.30%) Endeca
8 4 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (1.30%) SSDT
9 3 (0.98%) Datomic
10 2 (0.65%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.65%) Power BI
11 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 87 (28.34%) Git (software)
2 57 (18.57%) Jenkins
3 56 (18.24%) Selenium
4 34 (11.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 27 (8.79%) WebDriver
6 25 (8.14%) Bitbucket
6 25 (8.14%) TeamCity
7 22 (7.17%) Maven
8 21 (6.84%) Visual Studio
9 17 (5.54%) Octopus Deploy
10 16 (5.21%) SoapUI
11 14 (4.56%) Cucumber
12 13 (4.23%) Gradle
13 12 (3.91%) JUnit
13 12 (3.91%) SonarQube
14 9 (2.93%) Eclipse
15 8 (2.61%) Bugzilla
16 7 (2.28%) Visual Studio Team System
17 6 (1.95%) GitLab
17 6 (1.95%) Spock
General
1 57 (18.57%) Finance
2 35 (11.40%) Retail
3 19 (6.19%) Marketing
4 13 (4.23%) Games
5 11 (3.58%) Advertising
5 11 (3.58%) Legal
6 7 (2.28%) Automotive
7 6 (1.95%) Electronics
7 6 (1.95%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.95%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.63%) Banking
9 4 (1.30%) German Language
10 2 (0.65%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.65%) French Language
10 2 (0.65%) Japanese Language
10 2 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.33%) Back Office
11 1 (0.33%) Law
11 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 115 (37.46%) Developer
2 35 (11.40%) Analyst
3 34 (11.07%) Software Engineer
4 33 (10.75%) Tester
5 25 (8.14%) Java Developer
6 24 (7.82%) Java Engineer
7 23 (7.49%) DevOps Engineer
8 20 (6.51%) Software Developer
8 20 (6.51%) Test Analyst
9 18 (5.86%) QA Tester
10 17 (5.54%) Applications Support
10 17 (5.54%) Senior Developer
11 16 (5.21%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 15 (4.89%) Applications Developer
13 14 (4.56%) Senior Java Engineer
13 14 (4.56%) Test Engineer
14 13 (4.23%) C# Developer
14 13 (4.23%) PHP Developer
14 13 (4.23%) Project Manager
15 12 (3.91%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (20.52%) Web Services
2 49 (15.96%) JSON
3 44 (14.33%) HTML
4 43 (14.01%) .NET
5 37 (12.05%) XML
6 32 (10.42%) RESTful
7 30 (9.77%) CSS
8 27 (8.79%) REST
9 19 (6.19%) Hibernate
9 19 (6.19%) jQuery
9 19 (6.19%) SOAP
10 18 (5.86%) .NET Framework
11 15 (4.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (4.56%) JSP
13 13 (4.23%) Grails
13 13 (4.23%) Node.js
13 13 (4.23%) Struts
14 12 (3.91%) AngularJS
15 11 (3.58%) Spring
16 9 (2.93%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.19%) Mobile App
3 16 (5.21%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (4.89%) Management Information System
4 15 (4.89%) Private Cloud
5 13 (4.23%) User Experience
6 10 (3.26%) Fintech
7 7 (2.28%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (1.95%) Cyberattack
8 6 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.63%) Wiki
10 3 (0.98%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.98%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.98%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.65%) Life Science
11 2 (0.65%) PKI
12 1 (0.33%) BBC
12 1 (0.33%) Graphic Design
12 1 (0.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 60 (19.54%) Linux
2 57 (18.57%) Windows
3 23 (7.49%) Android
4 22 (7.17%) Windows Server
5 14 (4.56%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.63%) Unix
7 3 (0.98%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.65%) CentOS
8 2 (0.65%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.33%) SUSE
9 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (64.17%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (25.41%) Test Automation
3 77 (25.08%) TDD
4 70 (22.80%) Scrum
5 55 (17.92%) DevOps
5 55 (17.92%) Software Engineering
6 41 (13.36%) Test Scripting
7 37 (12.05%) SDLC
8 36 (11.73%) BDD
8 36 (11.73%) Kanban
9 35 (11.40%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (11.40%) E-Commerce
9 35 (11.40%) Unit Testing
10 34 (11.07%) Configuration Management
11 29 (9.45%) Business Intelligence
12 28 (9.12%) Mentoring
13 26 (8.47%) OO
14 25 (8.14%) MVC
15 23 (7.49%) Continuous Improvement
15 23 (7.49%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 112 (36.48%) Java
2 72 (23.45%) SQL
3 62 (20.20%) JavaScript
4 44 (14.33%) C#
5 43 (14.01%) Python
6 32 (10.42%) PHP
7 26 (8.47%) C
8 18 (5.86%) Ruby
9 17 (5.54%) T-SQL
10 15 (4.89%) VBA
11 13 (4.23%) Groovy
12 9 (2.93%) C++
13 7 (2.28%) ES6
14 5 (1.63%) XPath
15 4 (1.30%) Prolog
15 4 (1.30%) Scala
15 4 (1.30%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.98%) Clojure
16 3 (0.98%) Go
17 2 (0.65%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (4.89%) Degree
1 15 (4.89%) MCP
1 15 (4.89%) MCSA
1 15 (4.89%) MCSE
1 15 (4.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (3.91%) ISEB
3 11 (3.58%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.98%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.65%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.65%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.65%) MOS
8 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (21.17%) QA
2 2 (0.65%) PMO
System Software
1 36 (11.73%) Active Directory
2 21 (6.84%) Docker
3 17 (5.54%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.33%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (7.82%) Ansible
2 13 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (4.23%) Puppet
3 9 (2.93%) HP ALM
4 6 (1.95%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.30%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.65%) Kibana
7 1 (0.33%) Ambari
7 1 (0.33%) Nagios
7 1 (0.33%) SCCM
7 1 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 51 (16.61%) Microsoft
2 49 (15.96%) Oracle
3 29 (9.45%) SAP
4 27 (8.79%) WorldPay
5 22 (7.17%) Google
6 17 (5.54%) Intapp
6 17 (5.54%) New Relic
6 17 (5.54%) Reuters
6 17 (5.54%) Trend Micro
7 13 (4.23%) Atlassian
8 9 (2.93%) HP
8 9 (2.93%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (2.28%) Tableau
10 6 (1.95%) Xamarin
11 5 (1.63%) Aquila
12 4 (1.30%) BroadVision
12 4 (1.30%) Cognizant
12 4 (1.30%) hybris
12 4 (1.30%) Splunk
13 2 (0.65%) Red Hat