Period
to 23 May 2018

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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
England > North West
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 109 106
Rank change year-on-year +35 -3 +119
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 492 348 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.03% 2.82% 2.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.26% 13.46% 13.69%
Number of salaries quoted 351 257 248
North West median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £54,250 £55,375
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 2,851 2,585 2,221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 23.38% 20.93% 19.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2,233 2,189 1,944
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £25,325
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 23 May 2018.

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 23 May 2018. 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 +16 312 £42,500 +10.39% 56
Cheshire +32 148 £45,000 +28.57% 19
Merseyside +17 18 £30,000 -14.29% 5
Lancashire -10 8 £30,000 +17.65% 5
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, 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.

1 340 (69.11%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (33.74%) Java
3 163 (33.13%) Git (software)
4 149 (30.28%) SQL
5 143 (29.07%) Jenkins
6 137 (27.85%) Scrum
7 134 (27.24%) Confluence
8 130 (26.42%) Test Automation
9 117 (23.78%) Finance
10 105 (21.34%) C#
11 100 (20.33%) JavaScript
11 100 (20.33%) .NET
11 100 (20.33%) Windows
12 95 (19.31%) Web Services
12 95 (19.31%) Linux
13 93 (18.90%) TDD
14 89 (18.09%) Continuous Integration
14 89 (18.09%) DevOps
15 88 (17.89%) Software Engineering
16 85 (17.28%) SQL Server
17 84 (17.07%) Microsoft
18 78 (15.85%) Oracle
19 74 (15.04%) Python
19 74 (15.04%) Degree
20 71 (14.43%) Selenium
21 68 (13.82%) QA
21 68 (13.82%) RESTful
22 62 (12.60%) MVC
22 62 (12.60%) HTML
23 59 (11.99%) Retail

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
1 134 (27.24%) Confluence
2 47 (9.55%) IIS
3 15 (3.05%) Sitefinity
3 15 (3.05%) WebSphere
4 12 (2.44%) Tomcat
5 11 (2.24%) JBoss
5 11 (2.24%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.22%) CMS
7 5 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.81%) nginx
8 4 (0.81%) SAS
9 3 (0.61%) Apache
9 3 (0.61%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.41%) WordPress
11 1 (0.20%) Drupal
11 1 (0.20%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.20%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (3.05%) MS Visio
2 13 (2.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (1.83%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) Maya
Business Applications
1 17 (3.46%) Elite 3E
1 17 (3.46%) Workfront
2 3 (0.61%) Magento
2 3 (0.61%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.20%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.20%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.20%) SAP QM
4 1 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.20%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 52 (10.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (8.74%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (5.49%) Azure Active Directory
4 26 (5.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 26 (5.28%) Amazon EC2
4 26 (5.28%) Amazon S3
4 26 (5.28%) Amazon SQS
4 26 (5.28%) AWS CloudFormation
5 21 (4.27%) GitHub
6 12 (2.44%) OpenShift
7 9 (1.83%) Trello
8 7 (1.42%) IaaS
8 7 (1.42%) NuGet
8 7 (1.42%) SaaS
9 6 (1.22%) Office 365
10 5 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.81%) Basecamp
11 4 (0.81%) npm
12 2 (0.41%) BlazeMeter
12 2 (0.41%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.83%) HTTP
1 9 (1.83%) Internet
2 6 (1.22%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.02%) Firewall
3 5 (1.02%) RTP
4 3 (0.61%) SSL
5 2 (0.41%) DNS
5 2 (0.41%) NetScaler
5 2 (0.41%) SAN
5 2 (0.41%) VPN
6 1 (0.20%) DHCP
6 1 (0.20%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.20%) Skype
6 1 (0.20%) SMS
6 1 (0.20%) Softphone
6 1 (0.20%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (17.28%) SQL Server
2 39 (7.93%) MySQL
3 25 (5.08%) Amazon RDS
4 20 (4.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (3.25%) SQL Server 2014
6 14 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (2.44%) Hadoop
7 12 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (2.44%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (1.83%) Big Data
10 8 (1.63%) Oracle Database
10 8 (1.63%) SSDT
11 6 (1.22%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (1.02%) Datomic
12 5 (1.02%) HBase
13 4 (0.81%) NoSQL
13 4 (0.81%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 4 (0.81%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 163 (33.13%) Git (software)
2 143 (29.07%) Jenkins
3 71 (14.43%) Selenium
4 54 (10.98%) Bitbucket
5 52 (10.57%) Octopus Deploy
6 47 (9.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 33 (6.71%) TeamCity
8 32 (6.50%) Visual Studio
9 31 (6.30%) Maven
9 31 (6.30%) Team Foundation Server
10 27 (5.49%) MSBuild
10 27 (5.49%) WebDriver
11 25 (5.08%) SoapUI
12 20 (4.07%) Subversion
13 19 (3.86%) Cucumber
13 19 (3.86%) JUnit
14 17 (3.46%) Sonatype Nexus
15 16 (3.25%) SonarQube
16 13 (2.64%) Gradle
17 12 (2.44%) IntelliJ
General
1 117 (23.78%) Finance
2 59 (11.99%) Retail
3 49 (9.96%) Banking
4 37 (7.52%) Investment Banking
5 32 (6.50%) Law
6 28 (5.69%) Retail Banking
7 18 (3.66%) Marketing
8 17 (3.46%) Advertising
9 14 (2.85%) Games
10 11 (2.24%) Legal
10 11 (2.24%) Telecoms
11 10 (2.03%) Automotive
11 10 (2.03%) Manufacturing
12 6 (1.22%) Electronics
13 4 (0.81%) German Language
14 2 (0.41%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.41%) French Language
14 2 (0.41%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.41%) Japanese Language
15 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 163 (33.13%) Developer
2 65 (13.21%) Analyst
3 63 (12.80%) Software Engineer
4 41 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 40 (8.13%) Tester
6 37 (7.52%) DevOps Engineer
7 34 (6.91%) Java Developer
8 32 (6.50%) Test Analyst
9 30 (6.10%) Java Engineer
10 29 (5.89%) Software Developer
11 26 (5.28%) Senior Developer
12 24 (4.88%) C# Developer
13 21 (4.27%) Applications Support
13 21 (4.27%) C# .NET Developer
13 21 (4.27%) Senior Software Engineer
14 20 (4.07%) .NET Software Engineer
14 20 (4.07%) Project Manager
15 19 (3.86%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 19 (3.86%) QA Tester
16 18 (3.66%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (20.33%) .NET
2 95 (19.31%) Web Services
3 68 (13.82%) RESTful
4 62 (12.60%) HTML
5 55 (11.18%) JSON
6 51 (10.37%) .NET Framework
7 50 (10.16%) CSS
8 49 (9.96%) XML
9 41 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 41 (8.33%) Middleware
10 36 (7.32%) REST
11 35 (7.11%) SOAP
12 33 (6.71%) jQuery
13 29 (5.89%) ASP.NET
14 26 (5.28%) AngularJS
15 25 (5.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 24 (4.88%) Hibernate
17 22 (4.47%) Spring
18 18 (3.66%) Struts
19 17 (3.46%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (9.96%) Management Information System
3 24 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 23 (4.67%) Private Cloud
5 22 (4.47%) Self-Motivation
5 22 (4.47%) User Experience
6 19 (3.86%) Computer Science
7 13 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (2.64%) Mainframe
8 11 (2.24%) Wiki
9 9 (1.83%) Fintech
10 6 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (1.22%) PKI
11 5 (1.02%) Cyber Defence
11 5 (1.02%) NHS
12 3 (0.61%) Life Science
12 3 (0.61%) VSAM
13 2 (0.41%) Clustering
13 2 (0.41%) Cyberattack
13 2 (0.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 100 (20.33%) Windows
2 95 (19.31%) Linux
3 32 (6.50%) Windows Server
4 21 (4.27%) Android
5 19 (3.86%) Apple iOS
5 19 (3.86%) Unix
6 18 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.22%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.02%) AIX
8 5 (1.02%) HPUX
8 5 (1.02%) Mac OS X
8 5 (1.02%) Solaris
8 5 (1.02%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.81%) CentOS
10 3 (0.61%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.20%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (69.11%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (27.85%) Scrum
3 130 (26.42%) Test Automation
4 93 (18.90%) TDD
5 89 (18.09%) Continuous Integration
5 89 (18.09%) DevOps
6 88 (17.89%) Software Engineering
7 62 (12.60%) MVC
8 58 (11.79%) SDLC
9 56 (11.38%) Unit Testing
10 50 (10.16%) Mentoring
10 50 (10.16%) Test Scripting
11 47 (9.55%) Problem-Solving
12 45 (9.15%) BDD
12 45 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
12 45 (9.15%) Continuous Improvement
13 44 (8.94%) Configuration Management
14 42 (8.54%) Kanban
15 40 (8.13%) Information Security
16 37 (7.52%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 166 (33.74%) Java
2 149 (30.28%) SQL
3 105 (21.34%) C#
4 100 (20.33%) JavaScript
5 74 (15.04%) Python
6 44 (8.94%) T-SQL
7 33 (6.71%) PHP
8 29 (5.89%) C
9 24 (4.88%) Ruby
10 20 (4.07%) Groovy
11 18 (3.66%) VB.NET
12 15 (3.05%) C++
12 15 (3.05%) VBA
13 13 (2.64%) VB
14 12 (2.44%) PHP 5
15 10 (2.03%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.83%) Perl
17 7 (1.42%) Go
18 6 (1.22%) PowerShell
18 6 (1.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 74 (15.04%) Degree
2 21 (4.27%) ISEB
3 19 (3.86%) MCSE
3 19 (3.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (3.46%) ISTQB
5 16 (3.25%) MCP
6 15 (3.05%) MCSA
7 11 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (1.63%) Security Cleared
9 6 (1.22%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.81%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.61%) GIAC
11 3 (0.61%) Linux+ Certification
11 3 (0.61%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (0.61%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.61%) PMP
11 3 (0.61%) SANS
11 3 (0.61%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (13.82%) QA
2 3 (0.61%) PMO
2 3 (0.61%) SLA
3 2 (0.41%) ISO 15765
System Software
1 55 (11.18%) Active Directory
2 43 (8.74%) Docker
3 26 (5.28%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (1.22%) vSphere
5 3 (0.61%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.41%) Firmware
6 2 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.41%) XenApp
7 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 35 (7.11%) Opscode Chef
2 32 (6.50%) Ansible
3 17 (3.46%) Kubernetes
3 17 (3.46%) Puppet
4 12 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (1.02%) Nagios
5 5 (1.02%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (0.81%) HP ALM
6 4 (0.81%) WSUS
7 3 (0.61%) BladeLogic
7 3 (0.61%) Salt
8 2 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.41%) Kibana
8 2 (0.41%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.41%) SCOM
9 1 (0.20%) Ambari
9 1 (0.20%) FlexNet
9 1 (0.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 84 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 78 (15.85%) Oracle
3 30 (6.10%) Xamarin
4 27 (5.49%) Atlassian
4 27 (5.49%) SAP
5 25 (5.08%) New Relic
5 25 (5.08%) Trend Micro
6 24 (4.88%) WorldPay
7 21 (4.27%) Red Hat
8 16 (3.25%) HP
8 16 (3.25%) Intapp
8 16 (3.25%) Reuters
9 14 (2.85%) Google
10 9 (1.83%) CA Agile Central
10 9 (1.83%) Capita
10 9 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (1.83%) Splunk
11 7 (1.42%) Tableau
12 5 (1.02%) Aquila
12 5 (1.02%) IBM