Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 71 77
Rank change year-on-year +23 +6 +2
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 39 33 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.94% 2.54% 1.06%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.90% 13.92% 7.81%
Number of salaries quoted 17 23 7
Merseyside median annual salary £37,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £24,440 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £45,450 £65,000 £41,000
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 Merseyside with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 196 237 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 19.82% 18.24% 13.62%
Number of salaries quoted 161 193 86
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £24,375
90th Percentile £61,250 £47,500 £46,875
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 Merseyside

Job postings citing JIRA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Merseyside

JIRA
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JIRA in Merseyside.

Salary trend for JIRA in Merseyside

JIRA
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Merseyside over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for JIRA in Merseyside

JIRA
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Merseyside 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
Liverpool +13 17 £38,000 -24.00% 6
Wirral +7 5 £37,000 -
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 Merseyside region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 31 (79.49%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (56.41%) Windows
3 21 (53.85%) Jenkins
4 20 (51.28%) SQL Server
4 20 (51.28%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (48.72%) Puppet
5 19 (48.72%) ZABBIX
5 19 (48.72%) Hadoop
5 19 (48.72%) Requirements Management
5 19 (48.72%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (48.72%) Linux
5 19 (48.72%) Hibernate
5 19 (48.72%) Big Data
5 19 (48.72%) GitHub
5 19 (48.72%) Bitbucket
5 19 (48.72%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (48.72%) DevOps
5 19 (48.72%) AWS CloudFormation
5 19 (48.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 16 (41.03%) Collaborative Working
6 16 (41.03%) SQL
6 16 (41.03%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (38.46%) Life Science
7 15 (38.46%) Manufacturing
8 12 (30.77%) Finance
8 12 (30.77%) SDLC
9 11 (28.21%) Hortonworks
9 11 (28.21%) Ambari
9 11 (28.21%) Analytics
9 11 (28.21%) Data Security

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 11 (28.21%) Apache
2 3 (7.69%) Confluence
2 3 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 20 (51.28%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (48.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 19 (48.72%) AWS CloudFormation
2 19 (48.72%) GitHub
3 16 (41.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.13%) Force.com
4 2 (5.13%) IaaS
4 2 (5.13%) PaaS
4 2 (5.13%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (51.28%) SQL Server
2 19 (48.72%) Big Data
2 19 (48.72%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.56%) Data Lake
3 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (53.85%) Jenkins
2 19 (48.72%) Bitbucket
3 10 (25.64%) Selenium
4 8 (20.51%) JUnit
4 8 (20.51%) SonarQube
5 5 (12.82%) Ant
5 5 (12.82%) Apache Ivy
5 5 (12.82%) Gradle
5 5 (12.82%) Maven
6 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.56%) Moq
7 1 (2.56%) NUnit
7 1 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (2.56%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (38.46%) Manufacturing
2 12 (30.77%) Finance
3 9 (23.08%) Marketing
4 8 (20.51%) Banking
5 5 (12.82%) Advertising
6 4 (10.26%) Financial Institution
7 3 (7.69%) Russian Language
8 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) Architect
1 7 (17.95%) Test Leader
2 6 (15.38%) Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Database Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Database Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Test Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Tester
5 3 (7.69%) Automation Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Automation Test Lead
5 3 (7.69%) Cloud Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Lead DevOps
5 3 (7.69%) QA Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Excel Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Salesforce Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Salesforce Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (48.72%) Hibernate
2 3 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (2.56%) .NET
3 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.56%) CSS
3 1 (2.56%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.56%) Ionic Framework
3 1 (2.56%) NHibernate
3 1 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.56%) React
3 1 (2.56%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) Life Science
2 3 (7.69%) FMCG
2 3 (7.69%) Wiki
3 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (56.41%) Windows
2 19 (48.72%) Linux
3 5 (12.82%) CentOS
3 5 (12.82%) Ubuntu
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (79.49%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (48.72%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (48.72%) DevOps
2 19 (48.72%) Requirements Management
3 16 (41.03%) Collaborative Working
4 12 (30.77%) SDLC
5 11 (28.21%) Analytics
5 11 (28.21%) Data Integration
5 11 (28.21%) Data Security
5 11 (28.21%) ETL
6 9 (23.08%) TDD
7 8 (20.51%) Software Testing
8 7 (17.95%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (15.38%) Data Modelling
9 6 (15.38%) Integration Testing
9 6 (15.38%) Test Automation
10 5 (12.82%) Build Automation
10 5 (12.82%) Change Management
10 5 (12.82%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) SQL
2 5 (12.82%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.13%) C#
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) ISTQB
2 7 (17.95%) Degree
2 7 (17.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (15.38%) ISEB
4 2 (5.13%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.21%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (7.69%) XenApp
2 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (48.72%) Opscode Chef
1 19 (48.72%) Puppet
1 19 (48.72%) ZABBIX
2 11 (28.21%) Ambari
3 3 (7.69%) Nagios
3 3 (7.69%) SCOM
3 3 (7.69%) SCOrch
4 2 (5.13%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Hortonworks
2 6 (15.38%) Google
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) HP
3 3 (7.69%) MuleSoft
3 3 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.13%) Citrix
5 1 (2.56%) Talend