Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 73 134
Rank change year-on-year -24 +61 +82
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 267 296 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.36% 3.97% 2.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.42% 17.22% 10.46%
Number of salaries quoted 216 267 147
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,450 £26,550
90th Percentile £61,875 £66,250 £55,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +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 1851 1719 1520
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 23.29% 23.05% 20.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1530 1552 1359
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 -6 17 £40,000 +14.29%
Altrincham -9 5 £42,000 -6.67%
Bolton - 5 £42,500 -
Oldham - 4 - -
Salford -6 2 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Cheadle -9 2 £24,750 -
Sale - 2 £36,500 -
JIRA
North West

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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.

1 185 (69.29%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (37.08%) Java
2 99 (37.08%) Scrum
3 94 (35.21%) JavaScript
4 86 (32.21%) Git (software)
5 75 (28.09%) Test Automation
6 71 (26.59%) HTML
7 65 (24.34%) SQL
7 65 (24.34%) CSS
8 61 (22.85%) TDD
9 59 (22.10%) MVC
9 59 (22.10%) QA
9 59 (22.10%) Confluence
10 53 (19.85%) Degree
10 53 (19.85%) Linux
11 49 (18.35%) .NET
12 47 (17.60%) Selenium
13 46 (17.23%) AngularJS
14 45 (16.85%) Software Engineering
15 44 (16.48%) SQL Server
16 43 (16.10%) C#
17 42 (15.73%) Jenkins
18 41 (15.36%) jQuery
18 41 (15.36%) Mentoring
19 39 (14.61%) BDD
19 39 (14.61%) Web Services
20 37 (13.86%) DevOps
21 36 (13.48%) Test Scripting
21 36 (13.48%) Microsoft
22 35 (13.11%) Finance

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 59 (22.10%) Confluence
2 9 (3.37%) CMS
3 8 (3.00%) Apache
4 6 (2.25%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.25%) EPiServer
5 5 (1.87%) OpenEdge
5 5 (1.87%) OpenStack
5 5 (1.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (1.87%) WordPress
6 4 (1.50%) GlassFish
6 4 (1.50%) JBoss
6 4 (1.50%) nginx
7 3 (1.12%) SAS
7 3 (1.12%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.12%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.12%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.75%) FreeHand
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.37%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 12 (4.49%) Magento
2 10 (3.75%) SAP Hybris
3 5 (1.87%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (1.87%) Workfront
4 2 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.37%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.74%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (5.62%) GitHub
3 11 (4.12%) SaaS
4 9 (3.37%) Google Play
5 7 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.12%) Slack
7 2 (0.75%) Basecamp
7 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.75%) IaaS
7 2 (0.75%) npm
8 1 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.37%) BlazeMeter
8 1 (0.37%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.37%) Office 365
8 1 (0.37%) Trello
8 1 (0.37%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.37%) HTTP
2 3 (1.12%) LDAP
3 1 (0.37%) IMAP
3 1 (0.37%) LAN
3 1 (0.37%) SMTP
3 1 (0.37%) SS7
3 1 (0.37%) SSH
3 1 (0.37%) WAN
3 1 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (16.48%) SQL Server
2 31 (11.61%) MySQL
3 15 (5.62%) Big Data
4 9 (3.37%) Endeca
5 8 (3.00%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.00%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.87%) CouchDB
6 5 (1.87%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.12%) Apache Accumulo
7 3 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.75%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.75%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.37%) DB2
9 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 86 (32.21%) Git (software)
2 47 (17.60%) Selenium
3 42 (15.73%) Jenkins
4 24 (8.99%) Bitbucket
4 24 (8.99%) Subversion
5 23 (8.61%) Cucumber
6 21 (7.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 19 (7.12%) TestRail
8 18 (6.74%) JUnit
9 17 (6.37%) SonarQube
10 16 (5.99%) ReSharper
10 16 (5.99%) TeamCity
10 16 (5.99%) Visual Studio
11 15 (5.62%) Gradle
12 13 (4.87%) Bugzilla
12 13 (4.87%) WebDriver
13 12 (4.49%) CruiseControl
14 11 (4.12%) AccuRev
14 11 (4.12%) Maven
14 11 (4.12%) Vagrant
General
1 35 (13.11%) Finance
2 23 (8.61%) Retail
3 20 (7.49%) Marketing
4 19 (7.12%) Law
5 14 (5.24%) Manufacturing
6 12 (4.49%) Automotive
7 11 (4.12%) Electronics
7 11 (4.12%) Telecoms
8 10 (3.75%) Games
9 8 (3.00%) Advertising
9 8 (3.00%) French Language
9 8 (3.00%) German Language
9 8 (3.00%) Japanese Language
10 7 (2.62%) Military
11 4 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (1.12%) Back Office
12 3 (1.12%) Banking
12 3 (1.12%) Legal
13 2 (0.75%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 106 (39.70%) Developer
2 32 (11.99%) Analyst
3 23 (8.61%) Tester
4 22 (8.24%) Full Stack Developer
5 17 (6.37%) Java Engineer
5 17 (6.37%) Software Engineer
6 16 (5.99%) Java Developer
7 15 (5.62%) Test Analyst
8 14 (5.24%) Software Developer
9 13 (4.87%) Business Analyst
9 13 (4.87%) C# Developer
9 13 (4.87%) JavaScript Developer
9 13 (4.87%) PHP Developer
9 13 (4.87%) Test Leader
10 12 (4.49%) .NET Developer
11 11 (4.12%) Software Tester
11 11 (4.12%) Team Leader
12 10 (3.75%) Java Software Engineer
12 10 (3.75%) Microsoft Developer
13 9 (3.37%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (26.59%) HTML
2 65 (24.34%) CSS
3 49 (18.35%) .NET
4 46 (17.23%) AngularJS
5 41 (15.36%) jQuery
6 39 (14.61%) Web Services
7 35 (13.11%) JSON
8 33 (12.36%) XML
9 28 (10.49%) REST
10 27 (10.11%) HTML5
11 24 (8.99%) ASP.NET
11 24 (8.99%) Spring
12 23 (8.61%) React
13 22 (8.24%) .NET Framework
13 22 (8.24%) Node.js
14 19 (7.12%) ASP.NET Web API
14 19 (7.12%) CSS3
14 19 (7.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 19 (7.12%) WCF
15 17 (6.37%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.12%) User Experience
3 17 (6.37%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.87%) Algorithms
4 5 (1.87%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (1.87%) Driving Licence
4 5 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (1.87%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (1.87%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.87%) Wiki
5 4 (1.50%) Cyber Attack
5 4 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (1.50%) iPad
6 3 (1.12%) EPoS
6 3 (1.12%) Fintech
6 3 (1.12%) Life Science
6 3 (1.12%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.12%) Web 2.0
7 2 (0.75%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.37%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 53 (19.85%) Linux
2 27 (10.11%) Windows
3 17 (6.37%) Android
4 10 (3.75%) Windows Server
5 9 (3.37%) Apple iOS
5 9 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.87%) CentOS
6 5 (1.87%) Unix
7 4 (1.50%) Mac OS
7 4 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (69.29%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (37.08%) Scrum
3 75 (28.09%) Test Automation
4 61 (22.85%) TDD
5 59 (22.10%) MVC
6 45 (16.85%) Software Engineering
7 41 (15.36%) Mentoring
8 39 (14.61%) BDD
9 37 (13.86%) DevOps
10 36 (13.48%) Test Scripting
11 32 (11.99%) E-Commerce
12 30 (11.24%) OO
13 29 (10.86%) Software Testing
14 27 (10.11%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (10.11%) SDLC
15 24 (8.99%) Kanban
16 22 (8.24%) Continuous Delivery
16 22 (8.24%) Open Source
16 22 (8.24%) Web Development
17 21 (7.87%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 99 (37.08%) Java
2 94 (35.21%) JavaScript
3 65 (24.34%) SQL
4 43 (16.10%) C#
5 34 (12.73%) PHP
6 31 (11.61%) Python
7 24 (8.99%) C
8 21 (7.87%) C++
9 11 (4.12%) ES6
10 8 (3.00%) Ruby
10 8 (3.00%) Shell Script
10 8 (3.00%) TypeScript
11 7 (2.62%) Clojure
12 6 (2.25%) XPath
13 4 (1.50%) Groovy
14 3 (1.12%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.12%) Go
14 3 (1.12%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.12%) Scala
15 2 (0.75%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 53 (19.85%) Degree
2 28 (10.49%) ISTQB
3 22 (8.24%) ISEB
4 19 (7.12%) Security Cleared
5 13 (4.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (3.75%) DV Cleared
7 7 (2.62%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (1.87%) HND
9 4 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.75%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (22.10%) QA
2 2 (0.75%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.75%) PMO
3 1 (0.37%) MiFID
3 1 (0.37%) TickIT
System Software
1 26 (9.74%) Docker
2 4 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (1.50%) vSphere
3 2 (0.75%) Firmware
3 2 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.75%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.37%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (4.87%) Puppet
2 12 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.87%) SCCM
4 2 (0.75%) Ansible
5 1 (0.37%) Ambari
5 1 (0.37%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.37%) HockeyApp
5 1 (0.37%) Packer
Vendors
1 36 (13.48%) Microsoft
2 29 (10.86%) Oracle
3 28 (10.49%) SAP
4 15 (5.62%) HP
5 11 (4.12%) hybris
6 10 (3.75%) Google
7 9 (3.37%) Atlassian
7 9 (3.37%) BroadVision
8 7 (2.62%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (2.25%) Zend
10 5 (1.87%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.87%) Reuters
10 5 (1.87%) VMware
10 5 (1.87%) Workday
11 4 (1.50%) Progress
12 3 (1.12%) Cloudera
12 3 (1.12%) WorldPay
13 2 (0.75%) Cognos
13 2 (0.75%) ServiceNow
13 2 (0.75%) Sitecore