Period
to 23 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
England > North East
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 85 93
Rank change year-on-year +12 +8 +1
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 36 40 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.80% 2.33% 1.05%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.69% 12.20% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 22 36 11
North East median annual salary £38,412 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.97% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £21,875 £26,250 £30,625
90th Percentile £56,250 £63,125 £55,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 the North East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 245 328 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 19.02% 19.07% 19.58%
Number of salaries quoted 186 281 219
North East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +28.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £45,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing JIRA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in the North East

JIRA
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for JIRA in the North East

JIRA
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in the North East over the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

Salary histogram for JIRA in the North East

JIRA
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the North East region over the 6 months to 23 May 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
Tyne and Wear +23 34 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Durham -5 2 £35,000 -12.50%
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 North East region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (50.00%) QA
3 16 (44.44%) Selenium
3 16 (44.44%) Scrum
3 16 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (36.11%) Java
5 11 (30.56%) Test Automation
6 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
6 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (22.22%) Finance
7 8 (22.22%) Confluence
7 8 (22.22%) Jenkins
7 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (19.44%) Degree
8 7 (19.44%) TDD
8 7 (19.44%) C#
8 7 (19.44%) Collaborative Working
9 6 (16.67%) Hibernate
9 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
9 6 (16.67%) Web Development
9 6 (16.67%) Spring
9 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 6 (16.67%) Bitbucket
9 6 (16.67%) Waterfall
10 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (13.89%) Billing
10 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
10 5 (13.89%) Matrix Organization
10 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
10 5 (13.89%) Appium

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 8 (22.22%) Confluence
2 2 (5.56%) Apache Solr
2 2 (5.56%) Podio
2 2 (5.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) BrowserStack
1 3 (8.33%) Power Platform
2 1 (2.78%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Intranet
1 2 (5.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Power BI
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
2 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) Big Data
3 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (44.44%) Selenium
2 8 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 6 (16.67%) Bitbucket
4 5 (13.89%) Appium
4 5 (13.89%) Protractor
5 4 (11.11%) SoapUI
5 4 (11.11%) Subversion
5 4 (11.11%) WebDriver
6 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
6 3 (8.33%) Gradle
6 3 (8.33%) Maven
7 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
7 2 (5.56%) GitLab
7 2 (5.56%) JUnit
7 2 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
7 2 (5.56%) VersionOne
8 1 (2.78%) HP UFT
8 1 (2.78%) JMeter
8 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 5 (13.89%) Billing
4 2 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) QA Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Java Developer
5 5 (13.89%) QA Automation Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) QA Test Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) QA Software Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) MI Manager
7 3 (8.33%) QA Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Quality Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Web Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Web Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Digital Agile Project Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Digital Project Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 6 (16.67%) Spring
2 4 (11.11%) .NET
2 4 (11.11%) CSS
2 4 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (5.56%) HTML5
3 2 (5.56%) JPA
3 2 (5.56%) jQuery
3 2 (5.56%) JSON
3 2 (5.56%) LESS
3 2 (5.56%) Node.js
3 2 (5.56%) REST
3 2 (5.56%) Sass
3 2 (5.56%) SOAP
3 2 (5.56%) Spring Boot
3 2 (5.56%) Spring MVC
3 2 (5.56%) Web Services
4 1 (2.78%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Fintech
3 3 (8.33%) Analytical Mindset
3 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.56%) Tandem
4 2 (5.56%) User Experience
5 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (44.44%) Scrum
3 11 (30.56%) Test Automation
4 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (19.44%) Collaborative Working
5 7 (19.44%) TDD
6 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 6 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 6 (16.67%) Web Development
7 5 (13.89%) Issue Tracking
7 5 (13.89%) Matrix Organization
7 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
7 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (11.11%) Coaching
8 4 (11.11%) Regression Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Balanced Scorecard
9 3 (8.33%) Benchmarking
9 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) Java
2 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 7 (19.44%) C#
4 4 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (5.56%) PHP
6 1 (2.78%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) ISEB
3 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (50.00%) QA
2 4 (11.11%) PMO
3 2 (5.56%) GDPR
3 2 (5.56%) SLA
4 1 (2.78%) ISO 9000
4 1 (2.78%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.56%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (5.56%) Sybase
4 1 (2.78%) Guidewire
4 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.78%) SAP