Period
to 20 March 2019

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 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 76 95
Rank change year-on-year +13 +19 -5
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 319 299 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.01% 4.06% 3.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.85% 16.56% 13.42%
Number of salaries quoted 223 234 202
Manchester median annual salary £52,095 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.58% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £33,479 £27,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £70,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.06% +13.33% -1.96%

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 1,460 1,806 1,841
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 22.95% 24.53% 24.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,152 1,483 1,618
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £27,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -

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 March 2019.

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 March 2019. 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 -14 6 £42,500 +21.43% 6
Stockport +9 4 £26,000 -25.71% 6
Bolton +15 3 £46,500 +24.00% 2
Altrincham -11 3 £37,500 -10.71% 1
Rochdale - 2 £35,000 -
Sale 0 1 £55,000 +50.68%
JIRA
North West

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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.

1 257 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (46.39%) Java
3 144 (45.14%) Confluence
4 123 (38.56%) DevOps
5 103 (32.29%) Python
6 97 (30.41%) Git (software)
7 94 (29.47%) Jenkins
8 93 (29.15%) Amazon AWS
9 88 (27.59%) TDD
10 87 (27.27%) Linux
11 86 (26.96%) Scrum
12 71 (22.26%) Test Automation
13 68 (21.32%) SQL
14 67 (21.00%) Amazon EC2
15 62 (19.44%) Open Source
16 61 (19.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 61 (19.12%) Apache
17 60 (18.81%) Microsoft Azure
18 58 (18.18%) Degree
19 55 (17.24%) Configuration Management
20 54 (16.93%) Windows
21 53 (16.61%) Big Data
22 52 (16.30%) Computer Science
23 51 (15.99%) Data Modelling
24 50 (15.67%) Change Management
24 50 (15.67%) Ansible
25 49 (15.36%) Computer Science Degree
26 48 (15.05%) BDD
26 48 (15.05%) Selenium
27 47 (14.73%) Software Engineering

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
1 144 (45.14%) Confluence
2 61 (19.12%) Apache
3 40 (12.54%) Apache Spark
4 35 (10.97%) IIS
5 6 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.57%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.25%) NetWeaver
7 4 (1.25%) SAS
8 3 (0.94%) CMS
8 3 (0.94%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.63%) Kentico
9 2 (0.63%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.31%) Drupal
10 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.31%) nginx
10 1 (0.31%) OpenROAD
10 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (1.25%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.31%) FileZilla
5 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 4 (1.25%) SAP BPC
2 3 (0.94%) Magento
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 93 (29.15%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (21.00%) Amazon EC2
3 60 (18.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 41 (12.85%) Cloud Computing
5 35 (10.97%) Amazon EMR
6 32 (10.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 32 (10.03%) Amazon S3
6 32 (10.03%) Amazon SQS
6 32 (10.03%) AWS CloudFormation
6 32 (10.03%) Azure Active Directory
7 17 (5.33%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (3.45%) Serverless
9 6 (1.88%) NuGet
9 6 (1.88%) SaaS
10 5 (1.57%) Firebase
10 5 (1.57%) Slack
11 4 (1.25%) Algolia
11 4 (1.25%) npm
12 3 (0.94%) IaaS
13 2 (0.63%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.27%) Internet
2 4 (1.25%) HTTP
3 3 (0.94%) Firewall
3 3 (0.94%) LAN
3 3 (0.94%) VLAN
3 3 (0.94%) WAN
4 1 (0.31%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (16.61%) Big Data
2 42 (13.17%) NoSQL
3 40 (12.54%) Hadoop
4 36 (11.29%) MongoDB
5 35 (10.97%) Amazon Athena
5 35 (10.97%) Amazon Redshift
5 35 (10.97%) Flink
6 32 (10.03%) Amazon RDS
7 23 (7.21%) SQL Server
8 18 (5.64%) MySQL
9 7 (2.19%) Power BI
9 7 (2.19%) Redis
10 4 (1.25%) Endeca
10 4 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.94%) QlikView
12 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.31%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.31%) DTS
13 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 97 (30.41%) Git (software)
2 94 (29.47%) Jenkins
3 61 (19.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 48 (15.05%) Selenium
5 35 (10.97%) Octopus Deploy
6 34 (10.66%) Bitbucket
6 34 (10.66%) TeamCity
7 32 (10.03%) SoapUI
8 25 (7.84%) WebDriver
9 23 (7.21%) Cucumber
10 22 (6.90%) JUnit
11 19 (5.96%) Maven
12 16 (5.02%) EasyMock
13 15 (4.70%) Visual Studio
14 14 (4.39%) JMeter
15 12 (3.76%) Grunt
16 9 (2.82%) Sonatype Nexus
17 8 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
18 7 (2.19%) SpecFlow
19 6 (1.88%) Subversion
General
1 31 (9.72%) Finance
2 22 (6.90%) Retail
3 13 (4.08%) Automotive
4 12 (3.76%) Banking
5 7 (2.19%) Law
6 6 (1.88%) Games
7 4 (1.25%) Advertising
7 4 (1.25%) Marketing
8 3 (0.94%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.63%) Legal
9 2 (0.63%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Electronics
10 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (19.12%) Developer
2 37 (11.60%) Architect
3 35 (10.97%) DevOps Engineer
4 33 (10.34%) Software Engineer
5 31 (9.72%) Analyst
5 31 (9.72%) Test Engineer
6 29 (9.09%) Java Engineer
7 28 (8.78%) Development Engineer
8 26 (8.15%) Data Engineer
9 21 (6.58%) Big Data Engineer
9 21 (6.58%) Senior Data Engineer
10 19 (5.96%) Software Development Engineer
11 17 (5.33%) Developer in Test
12 16 (5.02%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 16 (5.02%) DevOps Manager
13 15 (4.70%) Scrum Master
14 14 (4.39%) Data Architect
14 14 (4.39%) Senior Architect
14 14 (4.39%) Senior Data Architect
14 14 (4.39%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (14.73%) Web Services
2 42 (13.17%) .NET
3 40 (12.54%) Kafka
4 35 (10.97%) Spark Streaming
5 31 (9.72%) HTML
6 27 (8.46%) Node.js
7 26 (8.15%) AngularJS
8 25 (7.84%) Java EE
9 24 (7.52%) XML
10 22 (6.90%) CSS
11 18 (5.64%) jQuery
11 18 (5.64%) React
11 18 (5.64%) Spring
12 16 (5.02%) EJB
12 16 (5.02%) JSF
13 15 (4.70%) HTML5
13 15 (4.70%) REST
14 13 (4.08%) Apache NiFi
14 13 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web API
15 12 (3.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.03%) Private Cloud
2 25 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.96%) User Experience
4 18 (5.64%) Fintech
4 18 (5.64%) Wiki
5 15 (4.70%) Internet of Things
6 9 (2.82%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.88%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (1.88%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.25%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.94%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (0.94%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.94%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.94%) Video\Live Streaming
10 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.63%) IVR
10 2 (0.63%) NHS
10 2 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.31%) Blog
11 1 (0.31%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 87 (27.27%) Linux
2 54 (16.93%) Windows
3 28 (8.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (8.15%) CentOS
5 5 (1.57%) Android
5 5 (1.57%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.57%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.63%) Unix
7 1 (0.31%) Debian
7 1 (0.31%) Fedora
7 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (38.56%) DevOps
3 88 (27.59%) TDD
4 86 (26.96%) Scrum
5 71 (22.26%) Test Automation
6 62 (19.44%) Open Source
7 55 (17.24%) Configuration Management
8 52 (16.30%) Computer Science
9 51 (15.99%) Data Modelling
10 50 (15.67%) Change Management
11 48 (15.05%) BDD
12 47 (14.73%) Software Engineering
13 41 (12.85%) Business Intelligence
14 40 (12.54%) Continuous Integration
14 40 (12.54%) Data Engineering
15 36 (11.29%) Data Ingestion
15 36 (11.29%) Mathematics
16 35 (10.97%) Test Scripting
17 33 (10.34%) Kanban
18 32 (10.03%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 148 (46.39%) Java
2 103 (32.29%) Python
3 68 (21.32%) SQL
4 43 (13.48%) C#
5 41 (12.85%) JavaScript
6 40 (12.54%) Scala
7 31 (9.72%) C++
8 17 (5.33%) Ruby
9 12 (3.76%) PHP
10 7 (2.19%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.88%) TypeScript
12 5 (1.57%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.25%) ES6
13 4 (1.25%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.94%) C
14 3 (0.94%) Perl
14 3 (0.94%) VC++
15 1 (0.31%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.31%) R
15 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (18.18%) Degree
2 49 (15.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (10.97%) Numerate Degree
4 7 (2.19%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.88%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.88%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.94%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.63%) ISEB
7 2 (0.63%) PMP
7 2 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.31%) APMG
8 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.78%) QA
2 10 (3.13%) GDPR
3 6 (1.88%) SLA
4 5 (1.57%) PMO
5 4 (1.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 38 (11.91%) Active Directory
2 33 (10.34%) Virtual Machines
3 24 (7.52%) Docker
4 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 50 (15.67%) Ansible
2 9 (2.82%) HP ALM
3 8 (2.51%) Puppet
4 6 (1.88%) Nessus
4 6 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.94%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.63%) Terraform
7 1 (0.31%) HockeyApp
7 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.31%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (12.54%) CA Agile Central
2 32 (10.03%) New Relic
2 32 (10.03%) Trend Micro
3 28 (8.78%) Red Hat
4 24 (7.52%) Microsoft
5 18 (5.64%) Oracle
6 16 (5.02%) WorldPay
7 9 (2.82%) Atlassian
7 9 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.88%) Xamarin
9 5 (1.57%) hybris
9 5 (1.57%) SAP
10 4 (1.25%) FatWire
10 4 (1.25%) Google
10 4 (1.25%) HP
10 4 (1.25%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.25%) Tableau
11 3 (0.94%) Cisco
11 3 (0.94%) Zend
12 2 (0.63%) Adobe