Period
to 17 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
England > North West
6 months to
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 52 58 98
Rank change year-on-year +6 +40 -13
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 435 488 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.92% 4.60% 3.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.21% 21.90% 14.91%
Number of salaries quoted 319 374 306
North West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,400 £31,250 £26,875
90th Percentile £62,750 £85,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,095 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.58% +4.19% -

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 West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,959 2,228 2,770
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.14% 20.99% 21.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,564 1,821 2,239
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £30,716 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in the North West

JIRA
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for JIRA in the North West

JIRA
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in the North West over the 6 months to 17 January 2020.

Salary histogram for JIRA in the North West

JIRA
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 January 2020. 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
Manchester -1 242 £47,500 -5.00% 56
Cheshire +32 124 £42,000 +1.20% 20
Merseyside +17 32 £37,686 +0.50% 2
Lancashire 0 28 £32,500 -26.14% 8
Cumbria - 6 £35,000 - 1
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2020, 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 West region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 299 (68.74%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (37.24%) Confluence
3 147 (33.79%) Scrum
4 125 (28.74%) Test Automation
5 121 (27.82%) DevOps
6 112 (25.75%) SQL
7 107 (24.60%) Java
8 101 (23.22%) SDLC
9 97 (22.30%) Jenkins
10 94 (21.61%) Git (software)
11 84 (19.31%) Selenium
11 84 (19.31%) Continuous Integration
12 81 (18.62%) JavaScript
13 79 (18.16%) C#
14 75 (17.24%) BDD
15 72 (16.55%) Microsoft
16 71 (16.32%) TDD
17 70 (16.09%) QA
17 70 (16.09%) AWS
17 70 (16.09%) Problem-Solving
18 68 (15.63%) Banking
18 68 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
18 68 (15.63%) HTML
19 67 (15.40%) SQL Server
20 61 (14.02%) Mentoring
21 60 (13.79%) Software Engineering
22 58 (13.33%) Linux
23 57 (13.10%) Kanban
24 53 (12.18%) SoapUI
25 52 (11.95%) E-Commerce

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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
1 162 (37.24%) Confluence
2 16 (3.68%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.53%) IIS
4 8 (1.84%) Apache
4 8 (1.84%) nginx
5 7 (1.61%) Drupal
6 6 (1.38%) CMS
6 6 (1.38%) WordPress
7 5 (1.15%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.92%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.46%) JBoss
9 2 (0.46%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 36 (8.28%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (3.45%) MS Visio
3 10 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (1.84%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.92%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.69%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 17 (3.91%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.69%) Magento
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.23%) SAP CAR
3 1 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 70 (16.09%) AWS
2 40 (9.20%) Azure
3 36 (8.28%) GitHub
4 25 (5.75%) Trello
5 17 (3.91%) Serverless
6 13 (2.99%) Office 365
7 10 (2.30%) Slack
8 9 (2.07%) Sage Pay
9 7 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (1.61%) Power Platform
10 6 (1.38%) Asana
11 4 (0.92%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.69%) GCP
12 3 (0.69%) SaaS
13 2 (0.46%) Amazon Cognito
13 2 (0.46%) Amazon ECS
13 2 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.46%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.92%) Skype
2 1 (0.23%) Firewall
2 1 (0.23%) FTP
2 1 (0.23%) HTTP
2 1 (0.23%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (15.40%) SQL Server
2 37 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (5.52%) MySQL
4 21 (4.83%) SQL Server 2014
5 20 (4.60%) SSDT
6 16 (3.68%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 11 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (2.30%) Big Data
8 10 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (2.07%) NoSQL
10 8 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.61%) MongoDB
11 7 (1.61%) Power BI
12 6 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 4 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.92%) Electronic Patient Records
14 4 (0.92%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.92%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 97 (22.30%) Jenkins
2 94 (21.61%) Git (software)
3 84 (19.31%) Selenium
4 53 (12.18%) SoapUI
5 30 (6.90%) SpecFlow
5 30 (6.90%) Visual Studio
6 25 (5.75%) Cucumber
6 25 (5.75%) WebDriver
7 22 (5.06%) Bitbucket
8 21 (4.83%) GitLab
9 20 (4.60%) Maven
9 20 (4.60%) Postman
10 19 (4.37%) Hudson
11 17 (3.91%) JUnit
12 16 (3.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 15 (3.45%) REST Assured
13 15 (3.45%) TeamCity
13 15 (3.45%) Zephyr
14 13 (2.99%) HP UFT
14 13 (2.99%) JMeter
General
1 68 (15.63%) Banking
2 38 (8.74%) Finance
3 17 (3.91%) Retail
4 11 (2.53%) Aerospace
4 11 (2.53%) Legal
5 10 (2.30%) Military
6 7 (1.61%) Law
7 6 (1.38%) Advertising
7 6 (1.38%) Marketing
8 5 (1.15%) Billing
8 5 (1.15%) Public Sector
8 5 (1.15%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.15%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.92%) Back Office
10 3 (0.69%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.69%) Games
11 1 (0.23%) Automotive
11 1 (0.23%) French Language
11 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 106 (24.37%) Analyst
2 88 (20.23%) Developer
3 46 (10.57%) Test Analyst
4 39 (8.97%) Business Analyst
5 36 (8.28%) Software Engineer
6 32 (7.36%) PHP Developer
7 31 (7.13%) Senior Analyst
8 26 (5.98%) Tester
9 25 (5.75%) Quality Engineer
10 23 (5.29%) DevOps Engineer
11 22 (5.06%) QA Engineer
12 19 (4.37%) Senior Test Analyst
13 17 (3.91%) Database Analyst
14 16 (3.68%) Project Manager
15 15 (3.45%) Administrator
15 15 (3.45%) Senior Developer
15 15 (3.45%) Software Tester
15 15 (3.45%) Support Engineer
16 14 (3.22%) Software Developer
16 14 (3.22%) Software QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (15.63%) HTML
2 49 (11.26%) XML
3 45 (10.34%) CSS
4 42 (9.66%) Web Services
5 36 (8.28%) REST
6 32 (7.36%) .NET
7 29 (6.67%) Gherkin
8 24 (5.52%) Laravel
8 24 (5.52%) SOAP
9 23 (5.29%) AngularJS
10 16 (3.68%) JSON
11 15 (3.45%) Ajax
11 15 (3.45%) jQuery
11 15 (3.45%) Spring
12 14 (3.22%) Java EE
12 14 (3.22%) RESTful
12 14 (3.22%) Ruby on Rails
13 13 (2.99%) Elastic Stack
14 12 (2.76%) HTML5
15 10 (2.30%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.21%) Self-Motivation
3 25 (5.75%) User Experience
4 22 (5.06%) Greenfield Project
5 21 (4.83%) Management Information System
6 14 (3.22%) PMI
7 13 (2.99%) NHS
8 12 (2.76%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.38%) EPoS
9 6 (1.38%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.38%) Wiki
10 4 (0.92%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.92%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.92%) Smart Meter
11 3 (0.69%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.46%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.46%) Analytical Mindset
12 2 (0.46%) Cyberthreat
12 2 (0.46%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 58 (13.33%) Linux
2 22 (5.06%) Windows
3 16 (3.68%) CentOS
3 16 (3.68%) Unix
4 11 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.38%) Mac OS
6 5 (1.15%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.92%) AIX
7 4 (0.92%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.92%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.92%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.69%) SUSE
8 3 (0.69%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.46%) Android
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (68.74%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (33.79%) Scrum
3 125 (28.74%) Test Automation
4 121 (27.82%) DevOps
5 101 (23.22%) SDLC
6 84 (19.31%) Continuous Integration
7 75 (17.24%) BDD
8 71 (16.32%) TDD
9 70 (16.09%) Problem-Solving
10 68 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 61 (14.02%) Mentoring
12 60 (13.79%) Software Engineering
13 57 (13.10%) Kanban
14 52 (11.95%) E-Commerce
15 51 (11.72%) Coaching
15 51 (11.72%) Software Delivery
16 45 (10.34%) Business Analysis
17 44 (10.11%) OO
18 40 (9.20%) Microservices
18 40 (9.20%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 112 (25.75%) SQL
2 107 (24.60%) Java
3 81 (18.62%) JavaScript
4 79 (18.16%) C#
5 48 (11.03%) PHP
6 34 (7.82%) Python
6 34 (7.82%) Ruby
7 24 (5.52%) C++
8 20 (4.60%) Groovy
9 17 (3.91%) Shell Script
10 16 (3.68%) Go
11 13 (2.99%) Scala
12 12 (2.76%) VB.NET
13 9 (2.07%) C
14 8 (1.84%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.61%) Fortran
15 7 (1.61%) Java 8
16 6 (1.38%) Bash Shell
16 6 (1.38%) VBScript
17 5 (1.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 18 (4.14%) Degree
2 17 (3.91%) ISTQB
3 14 (3.22%) PMI Certification
4 12 (2.76%) DBS Check
5 11 (2.53%) ISEB
6 10 (2.30%) Security Cleared
7 9 (2.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (1.84%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (1.84%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.46%) IIBA
11 1 (0.23%) CSPO
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (16.09%) QA
2 8 (1.84%) SLA
3 3 (0.69%) PMO
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (9.43%) Docker
2 9 (2.07%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 29 (6.67%) Kubernetes
2 11 (2.53%) Ansible
3 10 (2.30%) HP ALM
3 10 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (2.07%) Terraform
5 8 (1.84%) Nagios
6 7 (1.61%) Icinga
6 7 (1.61%) Kibana
6 7 (1.61%) Microsoft Intune
6 7 (1.61%) Puppet
7 5 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.92%) CA Service Virtualization
8 4 (0.92%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.23%) Grafana
9 1 (0.23%) Nessus
9 1 (0.23%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 72 (16.55%) Microsoft
2 44 (10.11%) Atlassian
3 18 (4.14%) Oracle
3 18 (4.14%) WorldPay
4 17 (3.91%) FIS
5 14 (3.22%) CA Agile Central
5 14 (3.22%) HP
6 10 (2.30%) CA
6 10 (2.30%) Google
6 10 (2.30%) Parasoft
7 9 (2.07%) IBM
7 9 (2.07%) Sage
8 8 (1.84%) Apple
8 8 (1.84%) Red Hat
8 8 (1.84%) Splunk
9 7 (1.61%) New Relic
9 7 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.38%) Marketo
10 6 (1.38%) Micro Focus
10 6 (1.38%) Pardot