Period
to

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 21 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 74 73 55
Rank change year-on-year -1 -18 +9
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 226 148 209
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 3.97% 3.77% 5.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.81% 18.73% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 128 113 143
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,300 £31,250
25th Percentile £36,563 £38,750 £34,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,806 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.61% +11.11% -3.23%
75th Percentile £67,813 £70,000 £56,978
90th Percentile £77,875 £73,500 £63,600
North West median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - -

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 949 790 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 16.69% 20.14% 20.97%
Number of salaries quoted 565 692 674
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £72,500 £67,463
North West median annual salary £54,250 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.21% -5.00% +10.80%

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 21 May 2022.

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 21 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Salford -14 8 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Wigan - 8 £38,750 - 1
Bury 0 1 £29,500 +7.27%
JIRA
North West

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, 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.

1 160 (70.80%) Agile
2 86 (38.05%) Scrum
3 73 (32.30%) Social Skills
4 64 (28.32%) Confluence
5 63 (27.88%) Java
6 58 (25.66%) Python
6 58 (25.66%) Git (software)
7 57 (25.22%) Test Automation
8 55 (24.34%) Software Engineering
9 53 (23.45%) User Stories
10 50 (22.12%) Docker
11 47 (20.80%) Project Management
12 46 (20.35%) AWS
13 42 (18.58%) Analytics
13 42 (18.58%) CI/CD
14 41 (18.14%) Continuous Improvement
15 40 (17.70%) Azure
15 40 (17.70%) DevOps
16 39 (17.26%) GitHub
16 39 (17.26%) Finance
17 38 (16.81%) Mentoring
18 37 (16.37%) SQL
19 36 (15.93%) SDLC
20 33 (14.60%) GitLab
21 32 (14.16%) JavaScript
22 31 (13.72%) Software Testing
22 31 (13.72%) Kanban
22 31 (13.72%) Inclusion and Diversity
23 30 (13.27%) Product Backlog
24 29 (12.83%) Backlog Management

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 64 (28.32%) Confluence
2 13 (5.75%) CMS
3 12 (5.31%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (4.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 9 (3.98%) Apache
6 8 (3.54%) nginx
7 6 (2.65%) Headless CMS
7 6 (2.65%) OpenStack
8 5 (2.21%) IIS
8 5 (2.21%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.21%) WordPress
9 4 (1.77%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.88%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.88%) JBoss
10 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.44%) Drupal
11 1 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (2.21%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.10%) Magento
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 46 (20.35%) AWS
2 40 (17.70%) Azure
3 39 (17.26%) GitHub
4 18 (7.96%) GCP
5 17 (7.52%) OpenShift
6 16 (7.08%) GitHub Actions
7 12 (5.31%) Amplience
8 10 (4.42%) SaaS
8 10 (4.42%) Trello
9 7 (3.10%) Microsoft 365
10 6 (2.65%) Slack
11 5 (2.21%) Azure Service Fabric
11 5 (2.21%) Power Platform
12 4 (1.77%) Adobe Analytics
13 3 (1.33%) Asana
13 3 (1.33%) BlazeMeter
14 2 (0.88%) Amazon ECS
14 2 (0.88%) Bitrise
14 2 (0.88%) BrowserStack
14 2 (0.88%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.31%) HTTP
2 4 (1.77%) Internet
2 4 (1.77%) Network Security
3 3 (1.33%) DNS
4 1 (0.44%) 2G
4 1 (0.44%) 4G
4 1 (0.44%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.44%) Firewall
4 1 (0.44%) LoRaWAN
4 1 (0.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.62%) MySQL
2 14 (6.19%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (4.87%) Big Data
3 11 (4.87%) SQL Server
4 9 (3.98%) MongoDB
4 9 (3.98%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.54%) LogicBlox
6 5 (2.21%) Power BI
7 4 (1.77%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.88%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.88%) Tableau
10 1 (0.44%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.44%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 58 (25.66%) Git (software)
2 33 (14.60%) GitLab
3 23 (10.18%) Jenkins
4 22 (9.73%) Selenium
5 19 (8.41%) Cucumber
6 18 (7.96%) Vagrant
7 14 (6.19%) PHPUnit
8 13 (5.75%) Postman
9 12 (5.31%) Bitbucket
9 12 (5.31%) Bugzilla
9 12 (5.31%) Subversion
10 10 (4.42%) JMeter
10 10 (4.42%) Maven
10 10 (4.42%) TestRail
11 9 (3.98%) REST Assured
11 9 (3.98%) SoapUI
12 6 (2.65%) ESLint
12 6 (2.65%) JUnit
12 6 (2.65%) Redmine
13 5 (2.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 73 (32.30%) Social Skills
2 39 (17.26%) Finance
3 31 (13.72%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 29 (12.83%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (11.95%) Retail
6 14 (6.19%) Games
6 14 (6.19%) Legal
6 14 (6.19%) Presentation Skills
7 13 (5.75%) Financial Institution
8 11 (4.87%) Telecoms
9 9 (3.98%) Public Sector
10 8 (3.54%) Law
11 7 (3.10%) Marketing
12 4 (1.77%) Influencing Skills
13 3 (1.33%) Banking
14 2 (0.88%) Tech for Good
15 1 (0.44%) Advertising
15 1 (0.44%) Documentation Skills
15 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.44%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 49 (21.68%) Developer
2 36 (15.93%) Analyst
3 28 (12.39%) Tester
4 25 (11.06%) Business Analyst
5 23 (10.18%) Senior Developer
6 18 (7.96%) Product Owner
7 17 (7.52%) Software Engineer
8 14 (6.19%) PHP Developer
8 14 (6.19%) Senior PHP Developer
9 12 (5.31%) Automation Tester
9 12 (5.31%) Software Developer
10 9 (3.98%) Lead Developer
11 8 (3.54%) Delivery Manager
12 7 (3.10%) Junior
12 7 (3.10%) Junior Tester
12 7 (3.10%) QA Engineer
12 7 (3.10%) Software Tester
12 7 (3.10%) Technical Product Owner
12 7 (3.10%) Test Leader
13 6 (2.65%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.73%) React
2 20 (8.85%) Laravel
2 20 (8.85%) Symfony
3 18 (7.96%) HTML
4 17 (7.52%) RabbitMQ
5 16 (7.08%) JSON
6 14 (6.19%) CSS
6 14 (6.19%) pytest
7 13 (5.75%) REST
7 13 (5.75%) Web Services
8 11 (4.87%) AngularJS
8 11 (4.87%) RESTful
8 11 (4.87%) XML
9 10 (4.42%) Apache NiFi
9 10 (4.42%) Node.js
10 9 (3.98%) Spring
11 8 (3.54%) Ext JS
11 8 (3.54%) Flask
11 8 (3.54%) Kafka
11 8 (3.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.50%) User Experience
2 21 (9.29%) Self-Motivation
3 20 (8.85%) Management Information System
4 14 (6.19%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.98%) Cloud Native
5 9 (3.98%) Virtual Team
6 7 (3.10%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (2.65%) Blockchain
7 6 (2.65%) Cyber Defence
7 6 (2.65%) Cyberattack
7 6 (2.65%) NHS
7 6 (2.65%) Smart Meter
8 5 (2.21%) 3D Graphics
8 5 (2.21%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.21%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.77%) Cybercrime
9 4 (1.77%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (1.77%) IoT
9 4 (1.77%) Sports Betting
10 3 (1.33%) Industry 4.0
Operating Systems
1 29 (12.83%) Linux
2 25 (11.06%) Windows
3 5 (2.21%) CentOS
3 5 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.77%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.33%) Android
5 3 (1.33%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.88%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.44%) Unix
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (70.80%) Agile
2 86 (38.05%) Scrum
3 57 (25.22%) Test Automation
4 55 (24.34%) Software Engineering
5 53 (23.45%) User Stories
6 47 (20.80%) Project Management
7 42 (18.58%) Analytics
7 42 (18.58%) CI/CD
8 41 (18.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 40 (17.70%) DevOps
10 38 (16.81%) Mentoring
11 36 (15.93%) SDLC
12 31 (13.72%) Kanban
12 31 (13.72%) Software Testing
13 30 (13.27%) Product Backlog
14 29 (12.83%) Backlog Management
14 29 (12.83%) Full Stack Development
14 29 (12.83%) TDD
15 28 (12.39%) Coaching
15 28 (12.39%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 63 (27.88%) Java
2 58 (25.66%) Python
3 37 (16.37%) SQL
4 32 (14.16%) JavaScript
5 27 (11.95%) PHP
6 20 (8.85%) C++
6 20 (8.85%) PowerShell
7 16 (7.08%) C#
8 11 (4.87%) C
8 11 (4.87%) Go
9 7 (3.10%) TypeScript
10 6 (2.65%) Bash
10 6 (2.65%) Ruby
11 5 (2.21%) VC++
12 3 (1.33%) VBScript
13 2 (0.88%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.88%) Kotlin
13 2 (0.88%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.88%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.44%) ES6
Qualifications
1 24 (10.62%) Security Cleared
2 18 (7.96%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.42%) ISEB
4 9 (3.98%) Degree
5 8 (3.54%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.77%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.44%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.44%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.50%) QA
2 4 (1.77%) Accessibility
2 4 (1.77%) SLA
3 2 (0.88%) GDPR
3 2 (0.88%) PMO
4 1 (0.44%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.44%) NIST
System Software
1 50 (22.12%) Docker
2 6 (2.65%) Firmware
3 4 (1.77%) Postfix
3 4 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.88%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 21 (9.29%) Ansible
2 19 (8.41%) Kubernetes
3 14 (6.19%) Terraform
4 12 (5.31%) HP ALM
4 12 (5.31%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.77%) Pacemaker
5 4 (1.77%) Podman
6 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.44%) Bugsnag
7 1 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.44%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.44%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (7.08%) HP
2 14 (6.19%) Google
3 10 (4.42%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.98%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (3.98%) VMware
5 8 (3.54%) Atlassian
6 6 (2.65%) Demandware
6 6 (2.65%) Spotify
7 5 (2.21%) Adobe
7 5 (2.21%) Oracle
7 5 (2.21%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.88%) Sonatype
9 1 (0.44%) Black Duck
9 1 (0.44%) Cisco
9 1 (0.44%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.44%) Hotjar
9 1 (0.44%) Qualys
9 1 (0.44%) SAP
9 1 (0.44%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.44%) UiPath