Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 96 98
Rank change year-on-year +36 +2 +105
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 357 283 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.87% 3.43% 2.93%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.09% 14.43% 14.02%
Number of salaries quoted 273 216 175
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £31,012
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £55,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 1,870 1,961 1,476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 25.52% 23.80% 20.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,527 1,661 1,282
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £58,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 July 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 17 July 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 +10 16 £42,500 +11.48% 2
Altrincham +9 13 £32,250 -28.33% 3
Stockport +3 13 £43,750 +12.90% 4
Bolton -4 5 £37,500 +59.57% 1
Cheadle -2 4 £28,750 +4.55% 1
Oldham +14 1 - -
Bury - 1 £45,000 - 2
JIRA
North West

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 243 (68.07%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (35.29%) Java
3 106 (29.69%) Confluence
4 98 (27.45%) Git (software)
4 98 (27.45%) SQL
5 96 (26.89%) Test Automation
6 92 (25.77%) Finance
7 89 (24.93%) Jenkins
8 83 (23.25%) Scrum
8 83 (23.25%) Linux
9 82 (22.97%) JavaScript
10 80 (22.41%) Windows
11 76 (21.29%) DevOps
12 74 (20.73%) Selenium
13 73 (20.45%) Microsoft
13 73 (20.45%) TDD
14 67 (18.77%) C#
15 64 (17.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 62 (17.37%) Software Engineering
17 61 (17.09%) Microsoft Azure
18 58 (16.25%) .NET
19 57 (15.97%) Python
19 57 (15.97%) Active Directory
20 56 (15.69%) XML
20 56 (15.69%) IIS
21 55 (15.41%) JSON
22 54 (15.13%) Amazon AWS
23 51 (14.29%) Web Services
23 51 (14.29%) BDD
23 51 (14.29%) Unit Testing

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
1 106 (29.69%) Confluence
2 56 (15.69%) IIS
3 10 (2.80%) Apache
4 8 (2.24%) Apache Pig
5 7 (1.96%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.40%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.12%) SAS
7 4 (1.12%) WordPress
8 3 (0.84%) CMS
8 3 (0.84%) MS Project Server
8 3 (0.84%) nginx
9 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.28%) Drupal
9 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.28%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (3.36%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.68%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (4.76%) Elite 3E
2 16 (4.48%) Workfront
3 4 (1.12%) SAP FI
3 4 (1.12%) SAP MM
3 4 (1.12%) SAP PP
3 4 (1.12%) SAP QM
3 4 (1.12%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (1.12%) SAP SD
4 3 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.28%) Magento
5 1 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 61 (17.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (15.13%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (10.64%) Azure Active Directory
4 35 (9.80%) Amazon EC2
4 35 (9.80%) Amazon S3
4 35 (9.80%) AWS CloudFormation
5 34 (9.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 34 (9.52%) Amazon SQS
6 15 (4.20%) GitHub
7 11 (3.08%) SaaS
8 7 (1.96%) NuGet
9 6 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (1.68%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (1.40%) IaaS
11 4 (1.12%) BrowserStack
12 3 (0.84%) BlazeMeter
12 3 (0.84%) Zapier
13 2 (0.56%) npm
14 1 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
14 1 (0.28%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.36%) TCP/IP
2 11 (3.08%) HTTP
3 9 (2.52%) Firewall
4 8 (2.24%) SSL
5 5 (1.40%) RTP
6 3 (0.84%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.56%) Internet
7 2 (0.56%) SMS
8 1 (0.28%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (14.01%) SQL Server
2 34 (9.52%) Amazon RDS
3 23 (6.44%) MySQL
4 15 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (3.08%) Big Data
6 9 (2.52%) Hadoop
7 8 (2.24%) Apache Hive
7 8 (2.24%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.68%) Couchbase
8 6 (1.68%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.40%) Datomic
9 5 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.84%) Power BI
10 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (0.84%) SSDT
11 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.28%) Endeca
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 98 (27.45%) Git (software)
2 89 (24.93%) Jenkins
3 74 (20.73%) Selenium
4 64 (17.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 47 (13.17%) TeamCity
6 43 (12.04%) Bitbucket
7 35 (9.80%) Octopus Deploy
8 33 (9.24%) Visual Studio
9 32 (8.96%) WebDriver
10 28 (7.84%) SoapUI
11 24 (6.72%) Maven
12 22 (6.16%) Cucumber
13 18 (5.04%) JUnit
14 16 (4.48%) SonarQube
15 15 (4.20%) SpecFlow
16 14 (3.92%) Subversion
17 13 (3.64%) JMeter
18 10 (2.80%) Robot Framework
19 8 (2.24%) CodeSonar
19 8 (2.24%) git-flow
General
1 92 (25.77%) Finance
2 22 (6.16%) Banking
3 21 (5.88%) Retail
4 16 (4.48%) Marketing
5 14 (3.92%) Investment Banking
5 14 (3.92%) Law
6 12 (3.36%) Automotive
7 11 (3.08%) Games
7 11 (3.08%) Telecoms
8 10 (2.80%) Manufacturing
9 9 (2.52%) Electronics
10 8 (2.24%) Legal
11 4 (1.12%) Publishing
12 2 (0.56%) Back Office
12 2 (0.56%) French Language
12 2 (0.56%) German Language
12 2 (0.56%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.28%) Advertising
13 1 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 125 (35.01%) Developer
2 54 (15.13%) Analyst
3 45 (12.61%) Software Engineer
4 37 (10.36%) Test Analyst
5 31 (8.68%) DevOps Engineer
6 27 (7.56%) Java Developer
6 27 (7.56%) Java Engineer
7 26 (7.28%) Software Developer
7 26 (7.28%) Tester
8 20 (5.60%) .NET Developer
8 20 (5.60%) C# Developer
8 20 (5.60%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 19 (5.32%) Applications Support
10 18 (5.04%) Applications Developer
10 18 (5.04%) C# .NET Developer
10 18 (5.04%) Developer in Test
10 18 (5.04%) Test Engineer
11 16 (4.48%) DevOps Manager
12 15 (4.20%) Java Software Engineer
12 15 (4.20%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (16.25%) .NET
2 56 (15.69%) XML
3 55 (15.41%) JSON
4 51 (14.29%) Web Services
5 46 (12.89%) SOAP
6 42 (11.76%) RESTful
7 38 (10.64%) HTML
8 37 (10.36%) REST
9 33 (9.24%) .NET Framework
10 31 (8.68%) CSS
11 22 (6.16%) ASP.NET
12 21 (5.88%) Hibernate
13 20 (5.60%) JSP
14 19 (5.32%) Grails
14 19 (5.32%) Struts
15 18 (5.04%) ASP.NET Web API
15 18 (5.04%) Node.js
16 17 (4.76%) AngularJS
16 17 (4.76%) Java EE
17 13 (3.64%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
1 33 (9.24%) Private Cloud
2 19 (5.32%) User Experience
3 18 (5.04%) Management Information System
4 17 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 14 (3.92%) Wiki
6 13 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (2.80%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.52%) Fintech
9 8 (2.24%) Blog
10 7 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (1.68%) Mainframe
12 5 (1.40%) PKI
13 2 (0.56%) 3D Graphics
13 2 (0.56%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.56%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.56%) Infotainment
14 1 (0.28%) Cloud Native
14 1 (0.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 83 (23.25%) Linux
2 80 (22.41%) Windows
3 26 (7.28%) Android
4 22 (6.16%) Apple iOS
4 22 (6.16%) Windows Server
5 13 (3.64%) CentOS
6 10 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (2.52%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.12%) Unix
8 4 (1.12%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.84%) SUSE
9 3 (0.84%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (68.07%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (26.89%) Test Automation
3 83 (23.25%) Scrum
4 76 (21.29%) DevOps
5 73 (20.45%) TDD
6 62 (17.37%) Software Engineering
7 51 (14.29%) BDD
7 51 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 48 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
9 44 (12.32%) Business Intelligence
9 44 (12.32%) Test Scripting
10 39 (10.92%) Software Testing
11 37 (10.36%) Configuration Management
11 37 (10.36%) SDLC
12 35 (9.80%) Kanban
13 34 (9.52%) Network Virtualisation
14 33 (9.24%) ITIL
15 30 (8.40%) Mentoring
15 30 (8.40%) User Stories
16 29 (8.12%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 126 (35.29%) Java
2 98 (27.45%) SQL
3 82 (22.97%) JavaScript
4 67 (18.77%) C#
5 57 (15.97%) Python
6 26 (7.28%) Ruby
7 25 (7.00%) C++
8 24 (6.72%) C
9 23 (6.44%) T-SQL
10 19 (5.32%) Groovy
10 19 (5.32%) PHP
11 15 (4.20%) VBA
12 11 (3.08%) PowerShell
13 10 (2.80%) Objective-C
14 9 (2.52%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.96%) Go
16 6 (1.68%) Scala
16 6 (1.68%) XPath
17 5 (1.40%) Clojure
18 4 (1.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (6.44%) Degree
1 23 (6.44%) MCSE
1 23 (6.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (4.48%) ISTQB
3 15 (4.20%) MCP
3 15 (4.20%) MCSA
4 14 (3.92%) DV Cleared
4 14 (3.92%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.24%) CCNA
5 8 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.24%) CISSP
5 8 (2.24%) CompTIA Security+
5 8 (2.24%) GIAC
5 8 (2.24%) Linux+ Certification
5 8 (2.24%) Network+ Certification
5 8 (2.24%) SANS
5 8 (2.24%) SSCP
6 7 (1.96%) ISEB
7 4 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (10.08%) QA
2 3 (0.84%) ISO 15765
2 3 (0.84%) PMO
3 1 (0.28%) GPG13
System Software
1 57 (15.97%) Active Directory
2 38 (10.64%) Docker
3 35 (9.80%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (3.08%) vSphere
5 3 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.28%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 40 (11.20%) Ansible
2 17 (4.76%) Puppet
3 14 (3.92%) Kubernetes
4 12 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (2.24%) Salt
6 3 (0.84%) Kibana
6 3 (0.84%) WSUS
7 2 (0.56%) FlexNet
7 2 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.56%) Istio
8 1 (0.28%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.28%) logstash
8 1 (0.28%) Nagios
8 1 (0.28%) Packer
8 1 (0.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 73 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 40 (11.20%) Oracle
3 34 (9.52%) New Relic
3 34 (9.52%) Trend Micro
4 30 (8.40%) SAP
5 23 (6.44%) Google
6 16 (4.48%) Intapp
6 16 (4.48%) Reuters
7 13 (3.64%) Red Hat
8 12 (3.36%) Atlassian
8 12 (3.36%) WorldPay
9 8 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (2.24%) Xamarin
10 6 (1.68%) Tableau
11 5 (1.40%) Aquila
12 4 (1.12%) Cognizant
12 4 (1.12%) Sitecore
12 4 (1.12%) Splunk
13 3 (0.84%) VMware
14 2 (0.56%) TOWER Software