Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 73 51 73
Rank change year-on-year -22 +22 -10
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 165 186 262
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 3.66% 5.12% 4.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.60% 24.47% 20.14%
Number of salaries quoted 102 133 184
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £38,563 £36,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -1.10% +1.11%
75th Percentile £66,906 £56,978 £57,563
90th Percentile £73,625 £62,532 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 887 760 1,301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.66% 20.91% 20.76%
Number of salaries quoted 714 604 1,008
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £30,250
25th Percentile £38,063 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,463 £70,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,125
% change year-on-year - +10.80% +6.18%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -5 3 £27,500 -36.42%
Salford +5 1 £40,000 +6.67% 2
Altrincham -14 1 £62,500 +19.05%
JIRA
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 116 (70.30%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (45.45%) DevOps
3 71 (43.03%) Scrum
4 69 (41.82%) Confluence
5 67 (40.61%) Docker
6 65 (39.39%) Azure
7 64 (38.79%) AWS
7 64 (38.79%) SDLC
8 62 (37.58%) Ansible
8 62 (37.58%) Linux
9 51 (30.91%) Git (software)
10 48 (29.09%) Jenkins
11 47 (28.48%) Python
12 45 (27.27%) Software Testing
13 43 (26.06%) SQL
13 43 (26.06%) Infrastructure as Code
14 42 (25.45%) Configuration Management
15 39 (23.64%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 38 (23.03%) PowerShell
17 36 (21.82%) Machine Learning
18 35 (21.21%) Test Automation
18 35 (21.21%) Microsoft
19 34 (20.61%) Data Science
19 34 (20.61%) Site Reliability Engineering
19 34 (20.61%) Terraform
20 33 (20.00%) DevSecOps
20 33 (20.00%) Java
21 32 (19.39%) JavaScript
21 32 (19.39%) Cyber Intelligence
22 30 (18.18%) Puppet

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 69 (41.82%) Confluence
2 6 (3.64%) IIS
3 4 (2.42%) Apache
3 4 (2.42%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.42%) CMS
4 3 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.61%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.61%) Drupal
5 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.61%) Kentico
5 1 (0.61%) nginx
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (4.24%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.42%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 65 (39.39%) Azure
2 64 (38.79%) AWS
3 13 (7.88%) GCP
4 9 (5.45%) GitHub
5 8 (4.85%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (3.64%) Power Platform
6 6 (3.64%) SaaS
7 3 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.82%) Serverless
8 2 (1.21%) Microsoft 365
8 2 (1.21%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.21%) Slack
8 2 (1.21%) Snowflake
8 2 (1.21%) Trello
9 1 (0.61%) Amplience
9 1 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.61%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 1 (0.61%) BlazeMeter
9 1 (0.61%) Stripe
Communications & Networking
1 26 (15.76%) VPN
2 23 (13.94%) Firewall
2 23 (13.94%) IPv4
2 23 (13.94%) OSPF
2 23 (13.94%) VLAN
3 10 (6.06%) Internet
4 4 (2.42%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.82%) DNS
5 3 (1.82%) HTTP
5 3 (1.82%) SMTP
5 3 (1.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.30%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.88%) Big Data
3 9 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (4.24%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.24%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.64%) Power BI
5 6 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.03%) MySQL
7 4 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.42%) DataStage
7 4 (2.42%) DB2
7 4 (2.42%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.42%) HBase
7 4 (2.42%) IBM InfoSphere
7 4 (2.42%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.21%) Tableau
9 1 (0.61%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.61%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 51 (30.91%) Git (software)
2 48 (29.09%) Jenkins
3 24 (14.55%) Subversion
4 11 (6.67%) Bitbucket
5 6 (3.64%) Artifactory
5 6 (3.64%) Visual Studio
6 5 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (3.03%) GitLab
7 4 (2.42%) gulp
7 4 (2.42%) IBM UrbanCode
7 4 (2.42%) Selenium
8 3 (1.82%) AccuRev
8 3 (1.82%) CF BOSH
8 3 (1.82%) JMeter
8 3 (1.82%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.82%) TestRail
9 2 (1.21%) NeoLoad
9 2 (1.21%) Postman
9 2 (1.21%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.21%) webpack
General
1 28 (16.97%) Social Skills
2 12 (7.27%) Retail
3 10 (6.06%) Legal
4 8 (4.85%) Finance
5 6 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.03%) Influencing Skills
7 4 (2.42%) Banking
7 4 (2.42%) Public Sector
8 2 (1.21%) Back Office
8 2 (1.21%) Marketing
8 2 (1.21%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.61%) Electronics
9 1 (0.61%) Law
9 1 (0.61%) Local Government
9 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.61%) Presentation Skills
9 1 (0.61%) Retail Finance
9 1 (0.61%) Social Science
9 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (20.61%) Developer
2 23 (13.94%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (10.91%) Lead Systems Engineer
3 18 (10.91%) Linux Engineer
3 18 (10.91%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 18 (10.91%) Systems Engineer
4 16 (9.70%) Senior DevOps
4 16 (9.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 14 (8.48%) Software Engineer
5 14 (8.48%) Tester
6 12 (7.27%) Analyst
7 11 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
7 11 (6.67%) Team Leader
8 10 (6.06%) Software Tester
9 9 (5.45%) Java Developer
9 9 (5.45%) Lead Developer
10 8 (4.85%) Senior Developer
11 7 (4.24%) Automation Engineer
11 7 (4.24%) Cloud Engineer
11 7 (4.24%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (18.18%) Web Services
2 21 (12.73%) CSS
2 21 (12.73%) HTML
3 18 (10.91%) .NET
3 18 (10.91%) AngularJS
4 17 (10.30%) React
5 16 (9.70%) CGI
5 16 (9.70%) Kafka
6 13 (7.88%) Node.js
7 11 (6.67%) Apache NiFi
8 10 (6.06%) ASP.NET
8 10 (6.06%) jQuery
9 8 (4.85%) .NET Framework
10 6 (3.64%) Java EE
10 6 (3.64%) Laravel
10 6 (3.64%) XML
11 5 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (3.03%) JSON
11 5 (3.03%) SOAP
11 5 (3.03%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.76%) Public Cloud
2 10 (6.06%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.45%) Cyberattack
4 7 (4.24%) User Experience
5 6 (3.64%) Cloud Native
6 5 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.42%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.42%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.21%) Motion Graphics
9 2 (1.21%) Photography
9 2 (1.21%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.61%) Clustering
10 1 (0.61%) Life Science
10 1 (0.61%) LIMS
10 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.61%) NHS
10 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 62 (37.58%) Linux
2 20 (12.12%) Unix
3 17 (10.30%) Windows
4 16 (9.70%) CentOS
5 11 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (5.45%) Android
6 9 (5.45%) Apple iOS
7 6 (3.64%) Windows Server
8 5 (3.03%) Ubuntu
8 5 (3.03%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (70.30%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (45.45%) DevOps
3 71 (43.03%) Scrum
4 64 (38.79%) SDLC
5 45 (27.27%) Software Testing
6 43 (26.06%) Infrastructure as Code
7 42 (25.45%) Configuration Management
8 39 (23.64%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 36 (21.82%) Machine Learning
10 35 (21.21%) Test Automation
11 34 (20.61%) Data Science
11 34 (20.61%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 33 (20.00%) DevSecOps
13 32 (19.39%) Cyber Intelligence
14 29 (17.58%) Software Engineering
15 27 (16.36%) Mentoring
16 26 (15.76%) Problem-Solving
17 24 (14.55%) Analytics
17 24 (14.55%) ITIL
18 23 (13.94%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (28.48%) Python
2 43 (26.06%) SQL
3 38 (23.03%) PowerShell
4 33 (20.00%) Java
5 32 (19.39%) JavaScript
6 23 (13.94%) Bash Shell
7 18 (10.91%) C#
8 14 (8.48%) C
9 13 (7.88%) Go
9 13 (7.88%) PHP
10 11 (6.67%) C++
11 7 (4.24%) TypeScript
12 4 (2.42%) XPath
13 3 (1.82%) Erlang
13 3 (1.82%) PHP 7
13 3 (1.82%) R
14 1 (0.61%) ES6
14 1 (0.61%) Java 8
14 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 21 (12.73%) SC Cleared
3 18 (10.91%) GIAC
3 18 (10.91%) RHCE
4 8 (4.85%) Degree
5 4 (2.42%) ISEB
5 4 (2.42%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.21%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.61%) CEH
7 1 (0.61%) CSPO
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.67%) QA
2 5 (3.03%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.82%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.61%) GxP
4 1 (0.61%) PMO
4 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (40.61%) Docker
2 23 (13.94%) VMware ESXi
2 23 (13.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 62 (37.58%) Ansible
2 34 (20.61%) Terraform
3 30 (18.18%) Puppet
4 24 (14.55%) Kubernetes
5 9 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.42%) Istio
7 2 (1.21%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.61%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.61%) Salt
Vendors
1 35 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 29 (17.58%) Red Hat
3 23 (13.94%) Oracle
3 23 (13.94%) VMware
4 19 (11.52%) Atlassian
5 11 (6.67%) Google
6 4 (2.42%) Ab Initio
6 4 (2.42%) AppDynamics
6 4 (2.42%) IBM
6 4 (2.42%) Teradata
7 3 (1.82%) SaltStack
7 3 (1.82%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.82%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.82%) Zend
8 2 (1.21%) Progress
8 2 (1.21%) Sage
8 2 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.21%) SAP
9 1 (0.61%) iManage
9 1 (0.61%) Spiceworks