Period
to 17 August 2019

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 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
England > North West
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 64 101
Rank change year-on-year +1 +37 -5
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 489 518 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.62% 4.25% 3.01%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.94% 19.27% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 341 376 296
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,500 £25,625
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £54,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.00% - -

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 West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2,229 2,688 2,797
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.07% 22.04% 21.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,636 2,166 2,317
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 August 2019.

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 August 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
Manchester -4 299 £45,000 - 54
Cheshire +4 92 £45,000 - 15
Merseyside +34 59 £40,000 +6.67% 8
Lancashire +12 39 £39,000 +4.00% 4
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 West region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 376 (76.89%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (34.56%) Confluence
3 160 (32.72%) Java
4 150 (30.67%) Git (software)
5 141 (28.83%) Test Automation
6 130 (26.58%) DevOps
7 119 (24.34%) SDLC
8 118 (24.13%) Scrum
9 113 (23.11%) Jenkins
10 109 (22.29%) SQL
11 106 (21.68%) JavaScript
12 102 (20.86%) QA
13 99 (20.25%) Software Engineering
13 99 (20.25%) HTML
14 93 (19.02%) Selenium
15 90 (18.40%) Continuous Integration
16 85 (17.38%) Linux
17 76 (15.54%) TDD
18 75 (15.34%) C#
19 74 (15.13%) .NET
20 70 (14.31%) CSS
20 70 (14.31%) BDD
21 68 (13.91%) Amazon AWS
21 68 (13.91%) MVC
22 67 (13.70%) Mentoring
23 65 (13.29%) Finance
24 61 (12.47%) XML
25 59 (12.07%) Coaching
26 58 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
27 56 (11.45%) Microsoft

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
1 169 (34.56%) Confluence
2 15 (3.07%) SharePoint
3 14 (2.86%) CMS
4 13 (2.66%) SAS
5 10 (2.04%) Apache Spark
6 9 (1.84%) Sitecore CMS
7 7 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (1.43%) IIS
7 7 (1.43%) WordPress
8 5 (1.02%) JBoss
8 5 (1.02%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.82%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.82%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.61%) Apache
10 3 (0.61%) Drupal
10 3 (0.61%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (2.45%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (1.43%) Photoshop
5 6 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.82%) FileZilla
7 3 (0.61%) Figma
7 3 (0.61%) InVision
7 3 (0.61%) Marvel
7 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.61%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.61%) Sketch
8 1 (0.20%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 9 (1.84%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (0.82%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.82%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.61%) Magento
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.20%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.20%) SAP CAR
4 1 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 68 (13.91%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (6.34%) Serverless
4 30 (6.13%) GitHub
5 18 (3.68%) AWS CloudFormation
6 14 (2.86%) SaaS
7 13 (2.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 13 (2.66%) Amazon S3
8 11 (2.25%) AWS Lambda
9 10 (2.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 9 (1.84%) Slack
11 8 (1.64%) Office 365
12 7 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (1.43%) Trello
13 6 (1.23%) Amazon EMR
13 6 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
13 6 (1.23%) Power Platform
14 5 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (1.02%) Asana
14 5 (1.02%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.04%) Calico
1 10 (2.04%) Skype
2 9 (1.84%) HTTP
3 8 (1.64%) Broadband
4 5 (1.02%) FTP
4 5 (1.02%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (0.61%) Intranet
6 1 (0.20%) GoToMeeting
6 1 (0.20%) WebEx
6 1 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (11.04%) SQL Server
2 32 (6.54%) MySQL
3 18 (3.68%) Big Data
4 14 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (2.66%) Amazon RDS
5 13 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (2.45%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.25%) NoSQL
7 11 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (2.04%) Hadoop
9 8 (1.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.23%) Power BI
10 6 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.02%) Blockchain
12 4 (0.82%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.41%) Amazon QuickSight
14 2 (0.41%) Biml
14 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 150 (30.67%) Git (software)
2 113 (23.11%) Jenkins
3 93 (19.02%) Selenium
4 41 (8.38%) SoapUI
5 40 (8.18%) Cucumber
5 40 (8.18%) TeamCity
6 35 (7.16%) Bitbucket
6 35 (7.16%) Subversion
7 28 (5.73%) Team Foundation Server
8 27 (5.52%) Bugzilla
9 24 (4.91%) Maven
10 23 (4.70%) HP UFT
11 22 (4.50%) Visual Studio
12 20 (4.09%) Gerrit
12 20 (4.09%) WebDriver
13 14 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 12 (2.45%) Zephyr
15 10 (2.04%) Grunt
15 10 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
15 10 (2.04%) ReSharper
General
1 65 (13.29%) Finance
2 52 (10.63%) Banking
3 36 (7.36%) Retail
4 33 (6.75%) Marketing
5 11 (2.25%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.84%) Games
7 6 (1.23%) Automotive
7 6 (1.23%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.02%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.02%) Electronics
8 5 (1.02%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.02%) Military
9 4 (0.82%) Advertising
10 3 (0.61%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.61%) Legal
11 2 (0.41%) Back Office
11 2 (0.41%) Billing
11 2 (0.41%) Law
12 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 130 (26.58%) Developer
2 75 (15.34%) Analyst
3 52 (10.63%) Software Engineer
4 36 (7.36%) Test Analyst
5 34 (6.95%) PHP Developer
6 32 (6.54%) Tester
7 24 (4.91%) DevOps Engineer
8 22 (4.50%) C# Developer
8 22 (4.50%) Senior Developer
8 22 (4.50%) Software Developer
8 22 (4.50%) Test Engineer
9 21 (4.29%) Junior
10 19 (3.89%) .NET Developer
10 19 (3.89%) Senior Software Engineer
11 18 (3.68%) Business Analyst
12 17 (3.48%) Automation Tester
12 17 (3.48%) Quality Engineer
12 17 (3.48%) Software Tester
13 16 (3.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 15 (3.07%) Compiler Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (20.25%) HTML
2 74 (15.13%) .NET
3 70 (14.31%) CSS
4 61 (12.47%) XML
5 40 (8.18%) ASP.NET
6 35 (7.16%) AngularJS
6 35 (7.16%) Node.js
6 35 (7.16%) Sass
6 35 (7.16%) Web Services
7 34 (6.95%) .NET Framework
8 33 (6.75%) React
9 32 (6.54%) Gherkin
9 32 (6.54%) REST
10 28 (5.73%) JSON
10 28 (5.73%) Laravel
10 28 (5.73%) RESTful
11 23 (4.70%) jQuery
12 22 (4.50%) HTML5
13 20 (4.09%) OpenJDK
14 17 (3.48%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 47 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (8.38%) Self-Motivation
3 35 (7.16%) User Experience
4 29 (5.93%) Virtual Team
5 20 (4.09%) Smartphone
6 19 (3.89%) Mobile App
7 14 (2.86%) Management Information System
7 14 (2.86%) Smart Meter
8 11 (2.25%) Mainframe
8 11 (2.25%) Public Cloud
9 10 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.43%) 3D Graphics
10 7 (1.43%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.43%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (1.23%) Graphic Design
12 5 (1.02%) N-Tier
12 5 (1.02%) Video\Live Streaming
13 4 (0.82%) PKI
13 4 (0.82%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 85 (17.38%) Linux
2 55 (11.25%) Windows
3 38 (7.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (5.32%) CentOS
5 20 (4.09%) SUSE
5 20 (4.09%) Ubuntu
5 20 (4.09%) Unix
6 10 (2.04%) Amazon Linux
6 10 (2.04%) Fedora
7 6 (1.23%) Mac OS
8 5 (1.02%) Android
9 4 (0.82%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.61%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.20%) AIX
11 1 (0.20%) Solaris
11 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (76.89%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (28.83%) Test Automation
3 130 (26.58%) DevOps
4 119 (24.34%) SDLC
5 118 (24.13%) Scrum
6 99 (20.25%) Software Engineering
7 90 (18.40%) Continuous Integration
8 76 (15.54%) TDD
9 70 (14.31%) BDD
10 68 (13.91%) MVC
11 67 (13.70%) Mentoring
12 59 (12.07%) Coaching
13 54 (11.04%) Kanban
14 50 (10.22%) Microservices
15 48 (9.82%) Test Scripting
16 44 (9.00%) Computer Science
16 44 (9.00%) E-Commerce
16 44 (9.00%) Problem-Solving
17 42 (8.59%) Continuous Improvement
17 42 (8.59%) OO
Programming Languages
1 160 (32.72%) Java
2 109 (22.29%) SQL
3 106 (21.68%) JavaScript
4 75 (15.34%) C#
5 54 (11.04%) Python
6 47 (9.61%) PHP
7 42 (8.59%) Ruby
8 40 (8.18%) C++
9 21 (4.29%) C
10 17 (3.48%) TypeScript
11 14 (2.86%) Bash Shell
12 12 (2.45%) Go
13 11 (2.25%) T-SQL
14 10 (2.04%) Scala
15 7 (1.43%) ES7
15 7 (1.43%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.43%) R
15 7 (1.43%) VC++
16 6 (1.23%) ES8
16 6 (1.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 51 (10.43%) Degree
2 26 (5.32%) Computer Science Degree
2 26 (5.32%) ISTQB
3 23 (4.70%) ISEB
4 5 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (1.02%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.61%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.61%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.20%) IIBA
7 1 (0.20%) PhD
7 1 (0.20%) PMP
7 1 (0.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (20.86%) QA
2 20 (4.09%) SLA
3 5 (1.02%) PMO
4 3 (0.61%) WCAG
5 1 (0.20%) GDPR
System Software
1 45 (9.20%) Docker
2 24 (4.91%) Virtual Machines
3 18 (3.68%) Active Directory
4 10 (2.04%) Squid
5 5 (1.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (1.02%) etcd
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 30 (6.13%) Kubernetes
2 26 (5.32%) Ansible
3 19 (3.89%) HP ALM
4 14 (2.86%) Puppet
4 14 (2.86%) Terraform
5 10 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (2.04%) Istio
6 8 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (1.23%) Nessus
8 5 (1.02%) BladeLogic
8 5 (1.02%) Consul
9 3 (0.61%) CA Service Virtualization
10 1 (0.20%) CA Wily
10 1 (0.20%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.20%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 1 (0.20%) Juju
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.20%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 56 (11.45%) Microsoft
2 40 (8.18%) Atlassian
3 27 (5.52%) Oracle
4 26 (5.32%) HP
5 24 (4.91%) Salesforce.com
6 20 (4.09%) CA Agile Central
7 18 (3.68%) Red Hat
8 17 (3.48%) SAP
9 13 (2.66%) New Relic
10 11 (2.25%) Sitecore
11 10 (2.04%) AppDynamics
11 10 (2.04%) Splunk
12 9 (1.84%) ATG
12 9 (1.84%) Demandware
12 9 (1.84%) hybris
13 7 (1.43%) Adobe
13 7 (1.43%) Cognos
13 7 (1.43%) Remedy
14 6 (1.23%) Hortonworks
15 5 (1.02%) ServiceNow