Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 81 110
Rank change year-on-year -9 +29 +81
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 263 286 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.55% 3.84% 2.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.04% 15.95% 12.82%
Number of salaries quoted 209 264 162
Manchester median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £27,400 £21,975 £26,750
90th Percentile £66,500 £64,625 £55,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -

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 1,749 1,793 1,482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 23.59% 24.08% 21.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,422 1,612 1,312
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% +5.26% +1.33%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -3 14 £35,000 -27.84% 4
Bolton +10 4 £33,250 +54.65% 1
Wigan +4 3 £24,000 -26.15%
Salford -1 3 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Cheadle -11 3 £26,500 - 1
Altrincham -4 2 £42,000 -6.67% 2
Sale - 2 £36,500 -
Oldham +20 1 - -
JIRA
North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 174 (66.16%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (36.88%) Java
3 86 (32.70%) Scrum
4 80 (30.42%) Git (software)
5 75 (28.52%) Test Automation
6 72 (27.38%) QA
7 70 (26.62%) JavaScript
8 62 (23.57%) Confluence
9 57 (21.67%) SQL
9 57 (21.67%) TDD
10 51 (19.39%) Selenium
11 50 (19.01%) HTML
12 48 (18.25%) MVC
13 47 (17.87%) Software Engineering
14 45 (17.11%) E-Commerce
15 44 (16.73%) Linux
16 43 (16.35%) CSS
16 43 (16.35%) Web Services
17 41 (15.59%) DevOps
18 40 (15.21%) Retail
19 38 (14.45%) .NET
20 36 (13.69%) C#
20 36 (13.69%) Degree
21 35 (13.31%) Test Scripting
21 35 (13.31%) Microsoft
21 35 (13.31%) Finance
22 34 (12.93%) Kanban
22 34 (12.93%) Jenkins
23 33 (12.55%) PHP
24 32 (12.17%) Oracle

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 62 (23.57%) Confluence
2 5 (1.90%) CMS
2 5 (1.90%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.52%) Apache
3 4 (1.52%) WordPress
4 3 (1.14%) IIS
4 3 (1.14%) nginx
5 2 (0.76%) OpenEdge
5 2 (0.76%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.38%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.38%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.38%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.52%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.14%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.76%) FreeHand
5 1 (0.38%) Maya
5 1 (0.38%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 11 (4.18%) Magento
1 11 (4.18%) SAP Hybris
2 7 (2.66%) Workfront
3 5 (1.90%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.08%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.18%) GitHub
3 9 (3.42%) Google Play
3 9 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.42%) SaaS
4 4 (1.52%) Basecamp
5 3 (1.14%) Slack
6 2 (0.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.76%) BlazeMeter
6 2 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.76%) IaaS
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.38%) Office 365
7 1 (0.38%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.90%) HTTP
2 4 (1.52%) Internet
3 2 (0.76%) VPN
4 1 (0.38%) LAN
4 1 (0.38%) SSH
4 1 (0.38%) WAN
4 1 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.03%) SQL Server
2 26 (9.89%) MySQL
3 11 (4.18%) Big Data
4 10 (3.80%) Endeca
5 4 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.52%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.52%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.76%) Data Lake
6 2 (0.76%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.38%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 80 (30.42%) Git (software)
2 51 (19.39%) Selenium
3 34 (12.93%) Jenkins
4 17 (6.46%) Cucumber
5 16 (6.08%) WebDriver
6 15 (5.70%) TeamCity
7 14 (5.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 13 (4.94%) Bitbucket
8 13 (4.94%) Bugzilla
9 11 (4.18%) JUnit
9 11 (4.18%) Subversion
10 10 (3.80%) Gradle
10 10 (3.80%) TestRail
11 9 (3.42%) Maven
11 9 (3.42%) SpecFlow
11 9 (3.42%) Visual Studio
12 8 (3.04%) AccuRev
12 8 (3.04%) JMeter
12 8 (3.04%) Mocha
12 8 (3.04%) SoapUI
General
1 40 (15.21%) Retail
2 35 (13.31%) Finance
3 24 (9.13%) Marketing
4 11 (4.18%) Advertising
4 11 (4.18%) Games
5 9 (3.42%) Electronics
5 9 (3.42%) Manufacturing
5 9 (3.42%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.04%) Legal
7 7 (2.66%) Automotive
7 7 (2.66%) German Language
7 7 (2.66%) Law
7 7 (2.66%) Military
8 5 (1.90%) French Language
8 5 (1.90%) Japanese Language
9 4 (1.52%) Banking
10 3 (1.14%) Back Office
10 3 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.76%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 84 (31.94%) Developer
2 35 (13.31%) Analyst
3 34 (12.93%) Tester
4 20 (7.60%) Java Engineer
5 19 (7.22%) Software Engineer
6 17 (6.46%) QA Tester
7 15 (5.70%) Java Developer
7 15 (5.70%) Test Analyst
8 14 (5.32%) Business Analyst
9 13 (4.94%) Full Stack Developer
10 12 (4.56%) Test Leader
11 11 (4.18%) Android Developer
11 11 (4.18%) Development Manager
11 11 (4.18%) PHP Developer
12 10 (3.80%) Automation Tester
12 10 (3.80%) C# Developer
12 10 (3.80%) DevOps Engineer
12 10 (3.80%) JavaScript Developer
12 10 (3.80%) Project Manager
12 10 (3.80%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (19.01%) HTML
2 43 (16.35%) CSS
2 43 (16.35%) Web Services
3 38 (14.45%) .NET
4 30 (11.41%) JSON
5 29 (11.03%) jQuery
6 26 (9.89%) XML
7 24 (9.13%) REST
8 22 (8.37%) AngularJS
9 17 (6.46%) React
10 15 (5.70%) Hibernate
10 15 (5.70%) Spring
11 14 (5.32%) .NET Framework
11 14 (5.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 13 (4.94%) ASP.NET
13 12 (4.56%) Node.js
13 12 (4.56%) WCF
14 11 (4.18%) Android SDK
14 11 (4.18%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (4.18%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.32%) Mobile App
2 14 (5.32%) User Experience
3 9 (3.42%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (3.04%) Fintech
5 7 (2.66%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.28%) Cyberattack
7 5 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.52%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.52%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.52%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.14%) EPoS
9 3 (1.14%) iPad
9 3 (1.14%) Life Science
9 3 (1.14%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.76%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.76%) Web 2.0
10 2 (0.76%) Wiki
11 1 (0.38%) NHS
11 1 (0.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 44 (16.73%) Linux
2 31 (11.79%) Windows
3 21 (7.98%) Android
4 13 (4.94%) Windows Server
5 11 (4.18%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.90%) Unix
8 4 (1.52%) Mac OS
8 4 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.76%) CentOS
9 2 (0.76%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (66.16%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (32.70%) Scrum
3 75 (28.52%) Test Automation
4 57 (21.67%) TDD
5 48 (18.25%) MVC
6 47 (17.87%) Software Engineering
7 45 (17.11%) E-Commerce
8 41 (15.59%) DevOps
9 35 (13.31%) Test Scripting
10 34 (12.93%) Kanban
11 32 (12.17%) SDLC
12 31 (11.79%) Mentoring
13 27 (10.27%) BDD
14 26 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (9.89%) Software Testing
15 25 (9.51%) OO
16 20 (7.60%) Acceptance Criteria
17 19 (7.22%) Test Strategy
18 18 (6.84%) Project Management
18 18 (6.84%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 97 (36.88%) Java
2 70 (26.62%) JavaScript
3 57 (21.67%) SQL
4 36 (13.69%) C#
5 33 (12.55%) PHP
6 29 (11.03%) C
7 28 (10.65%) Python
8 13 (4.94%) C++
9 11 (4.18%) ES6
10 8 (3.04%) Ruby
11 6 (2.28%) TypeScript
12 5 (1.90%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.52%) Groovy
14 2 (0.76%) Clojure
14 2 (0.76%) GraphQL
14 2 (0.76%) Java 9
14 2 (0.76%) Prolog
14 2 (0.76%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.38%) VBA
15 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (13.69%) Degree
2 22 (8.37%) ISTQB
3 21 (7.98%) ISEB
4 12 (4.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (4.18%) Security Cleared
6 8 (3.04%) DV Cleared
7 7 (2.66%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.76%) MOS
9 1 (0.38%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.38%) HND
9 1 (0.38%) MCP
9 1 (0.38%) MCSA
9 1 (0.38%) MCSE
9 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (27.38%) QA
2 2 (0.76%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.76%) PMO
3 1 (0.38%) TickIT
System Software
1 22 (8.37%) Docker
2 4 (1.52%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (1.52%) vSphere
3 3 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.76%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.38%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (4.18%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (4.18%) Puppet
2 7 (2.66%) Ansible
3 5 (1.90%) SCCM
4 4 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.52%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.38%) Ambari
5 1 (0.38%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.38%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 35 (13.31%) Microsoft
2 32 (12.17%) Oracle
3 29 (11.03%) SAP
4 18 (6.84%) WorldPay
5 13 (4.94%) HP
6 12 (4.56%) Google
7 11 (4.18%) Atlassian
7 11 (4.18%) hybris
8 10 (3.80%) BroadVision
9 9 (3.42%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (2.28%) Reuters
11 5 (1.90%) VMware
11 5 (1.90%) Workday
11 5 (1.90%) Zend
12 2 (0.76%) Aquila
12 2 (0.76%) BMC
12 2 (0.76%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.76%) Remedy
12 2 (0.76%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.76%) Tableau