Period
to 31 March 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 31 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
England > North West
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 56 55 84
Rank change year-on-year -1 +29 +20
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 374 495 493
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 4.62% 4.92% 3.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.18% 22.95% 16.46%
Number of salaries quoted 292 365 368
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.10% +7.06% +13.33%
10th Percentile £30,575 £31,250 £26,925
90th Percentile £63,625 £77,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,686 2,157 2,996
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.83% 21.45% 23.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,349 1,699 2,394
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.26% +6.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £65,250 £67,500 £63,750
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 proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing JIRA in the North West.

Salary trend for JIRA in the North West

JIRA
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing JIRA in the North West over the 6 months to 31 March 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 31 March 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 +1 228 £47,250 -5.50% 47
Cheshire +10 99 £45,000 +5.88% 17
Merseyside -17 23 £37,686 +0.50% 5
Lancashire +2 22 £32,500 -27.78% 1
Cumbria - 1 £35,000 -
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 245 (65.51%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (31.28%) Confluence
3 109 (29.14%) Scrum
4 107 (28.61%) SQL
5 104 (27.81%) Test Automation
6 95 (25.40%) DevOps
7 88 (23.53%) Java
8 84 (22.46%) Problem-Solving
9 81 (21.66%) Git (software)
10 77 (20.59%) SDLC
11 74 (19.79%) C#
11 74 (19.79%) Selenium
12 72 (19.25%) Jenkins
13 70 (18.72%) JavaScript
14 69 (18.45%) SQL Server
15 68 (18.18%) Microsoft
16 66 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
17 60 (16.04%) BDD
17 60 (16.04%) Mentoring
18 58 (15.51%) Azure
19 57 (15.24%) Banking
20 56 (14.97%) Docker
21 55 (14.71%) Software Engineering
21 55 (14.71%) AWS
22 51 (13.64%) Kubernetes
23 50 (13.37%) SoapUI
24 49 (13.10%) Kanban
24 49 (13.10%) HTML
25 48 (12.83%) Finance
26 47 (12.57%) Continuous Integration

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
1 117 (31.28%) Confluence
2 16 (4.28%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (2.41%) OpenStack
4 8 (2.14%) IIS
5 3 (0.80%) nginx
6 2 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.53%) Apache
6 2 (0.53%) CMS
6 2 (0.53%) Drupal
6 2 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.27%) JBoss
7 1 (0.27%) Mendix
7 1 (0.27%) Orchard CMS
7 1 (0.27%) SAS
7 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 33 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (4.28%) MS Visio
3 12 (3.21%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (2.41%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (1.07%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (4.55%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.53%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.27%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 58 (15.51%) Azure
2 55 (14.71%) AWS
3 22 (5.88%) GitHub
4 18 (4.81%) Office 365
5 17 (4.55%) Trello
6 12 (3.21%) Power Platform
6 12 (3.21%) Slack
7 11 (2.94%) GCP
8 10 (2.67%) SaaS
8 10 (2.67%) Serverless
9 9 (2.41%) Azure Active Directory
10 7 (1.87%) Dynamics 365
11 6 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (1.60%) Amazon ECS
11 6 (1.60%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (1.60%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (1.60%) IBM Cloud
12 4 (1.07%) Amazon Glacier
12 4 (1.07%) Amazon S3
12 4 (1.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.07%) Firewall
1 4 (1.07%) FTP
1 4 (1.07%) Network Security
1 4 (1.07%) VPN
2 1 (0.27%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.27%) HTTP
2 1 (0.27%) Internet
2 1 (0.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (18.45%) SQL Server
2 30 (8.02%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
4 21 (5.61%) SSDT
5 20 (5.35%) MySQL
6 18 (4.81%) NoSQL
7 15 (4.01%) Relational Database
8 12 (3.21%) Power BI
9 11 (2.94%) Big Data
10 10 (2.67%) Oracle Database
11 9 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (2.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 8 (2.14%) Amazon RDS
12 8 (2.14%) MongoDB
13 6 (1.60%) GIS
13 6 (1.60%) Redis
13 6 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (1.07%) Neo4j
14 4 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
15 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 81 (21.66%) Git (software)
2 74 (19.79%) Selenium
3 72 (19.25%) Jenkins
4 50 (13.37%) SoapUI
5 31 (8.29%) Maven
6 30 (8.02%) WebDriver
7 29 (7.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 27 (7.22%) Cucumber
9 24 (6.42%) Visual Studio
10 20 (5.35%) Postman
11 19 (5.08%) Bitbucket
12 17 (4.55%) JMeter
13 16 (4.28%) JUnit
14 14 (3.74%) Protractor
14 14 (3.74%) SonarQube
14 14 (3.74%) TeamCity
15 13 (3.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 13 (3.48%) SpecFlow
16 12 (3.21%) GitLab
17 11 (2.94%) Zephyr
General
1 57 (15.24%) Banking
2 48 (12.83%) Finance
3 21 (5.61%) Retail
4 11 (2.94%) Law
5 9 (2.41%) Legal
6 8 (2.14%) Marketing
7 6 (1.60%) Aerospace
7 6 (1.60%) Games
8 5 (1.34%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.34%) Military
8 5 (1.34%) Public Sector
8 5 (1.34%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.07%) Billing
10 3 (0.80%) Advertising
10 3 (0.80%) Back Office
11 2 (0.53%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.27%) Automotive
12 1 (0.27%) Electronics
12 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 100 (26.74%) Analyst
2 75 (20.05%) Developer
3 41 (10.96%) Test Analyst
4 36 (9.63%) Business Analyst
5 34 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
6 25 (6.68%) Software Engineer
6 25 (6.68%) Tester
7 20 (5.35%) Software Tester
8 18 (4.81%) Database Analyst
8 18 (4.81%) PHP Developer
8 18 (4.81%) Senior Test Analyst
9 16 (4.28%) DevOps Engineer
9 16 (4.28%) Project Manager
9 16 (4.28%) Senior Business Analyst
10 15 (4.01%) Software Developer
11 14 (3.74%) Administrator
11 14 (3.74%) Java Engineer
11 14 (3.74%) Quality Engineer
12 13 (3.48%) DBA
12 13 (3.48%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (13.10%) HTML
2 43 (11.50%) CSS
2 43 (11.50%) REST
3 33 (8.82%) .NET
4 27 (7.22%) Spring
4 27 (7.22%) XML
5 26 (6.95%) Web Services
6 25 (6.68%) AngularJS
7 21 (5.61%) Gherkin
8 19 (5.08%) Java EE
8 19 (5.08%) jQuery
9 18 (4.81%) HTML5
9 18 (4.81%) React
9 18 (4.81%) SOAP
10 17 (4.55%) JSON
11 14 (3.74%) Hibernate
11 14 (3.74%) Node.js
11 14 (3.74%) Vue.js
12 13 (3.48%) Elastic Stack
12 13 (3.48%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.42%) User Experience
3 20 (5.35%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 17 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (3.48%) NHS
6 12 (3.21%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.67%) IVR
8 8 (2.14%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.07%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.07%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.80%) Analytical Mindset
10 3 (0.80%) Clustering
11 2 (0.53%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.53%) Life Science
11 2 (0.53%) PKI
11 2 (0.53%) PMI
11 2 (0.53%) Smart Meter
12 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 45 (12.03%) Linux
2 38 (10.16%) Windows
3 18 (4.81%) Unix
4 9 (2.41%) CentOS
5 8 (2.14%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.60%) Android
6 6 (1.60%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.07%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.07%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.80%) AIX
8 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (65.51%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (29.14%) Scrum
3 104 (27.81%) Test Automation
4 95 (25.40%) DevOps
5 84 (22.46%) Problem-Solving
6 77 (20.59%) SDLC
7 66 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 60 (16.04%) BDD
8 60 (16.04%) Mentoring
9 55 (14.71%) Software Engineering
10 49 (13.10%) Kanban
11 47 (12.57%) Continuous Integration
12 44 (11.76%) Software Testing
13 43 (11.50%) Software Delivery
14 41 (10.96%) Project Management
15 40 (10.70%) User Stories
16 38 (10.16%) Business Analysis
17 34 (9.09%) Coaching
18 33 (8.82%) Microservices
19 32 (8.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 107 (28.61%) SQL
2 88 (23.53%) Java
3 74 (19.79%) C#
4 70 (18.72%) JavaScript
5 38 (10.16%) Python
6 24 (6.42%) PHP
7 20 (5.35%) Ruby
8 19 (5.08%) C++
9 18 (4.81%) PowerShell
10 12 (3.21%) Go
11 11 (2.94%) Bash Shell
11 11 (2.94%) Java 8
12 10 (2.67%) Groovy
13 9 (2.41%) C
13 9 (2.41%) Scala
14 7 (1.87%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.87%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.87%) VBScript
15 6 (1.60%) ES6
16 5 (1.34%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 29 (7.75%) Degree
2 19 (5.08%) ISTQB
3 18 (4.81%) ITIL Certification
4 17 (4.55%) Security Cleared
5 15 (4.01%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (3.74%) DV Cleared
7 10 (2.67%) ISEB
7 10 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (2.41%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.80%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.53%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.27%) IIBA
11 1 (0.27%) MCPD
11 1 (0.27%) MCSD
11 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (9.89%) QA
2 13 (3.48%) SLA
3 6 (1.60%) GDPR
4 4 (1.07%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 56 (14.97%) Docker
2 19 (5.08%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.60%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 51 (13.64%) Kubernetes
2 16 (4.28%) Terraform
3 15 (4.01%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (3.74%) Ansible
5 13 (3.48%) Kibana
5 13 (3.48%) Puppet
6 8 (2.14%) Nagios
7 7 (1.87%) Grafana
7 7 (1.87%) Icinga
7 7 (1.87%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (1.07%) Jamf Pro
9 3 (0.80%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.53%) HP ALM
11 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 68 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 40 (10.70%) Atlassian
3 21 (5.61%) Oracle
4 17 (4.55%) FIS
4 17 (4.55%) WorldPay
5 13 (3.48%) Google
6 10 (2.67%) Veracode
7 9 (2.41%) CA Agile Central
7 9 (2.41%) IBM
8 8 (2.14%) Splunk
9 7 (1.87%) Adobe
9 7 (1.87%) Apple
9 7 (1.87%) New Relic
10 6 (1.60%) CA
10 6 (1.60%) Micro Focus
10 6 (1.60%) Parasoft
10 6 (1.60%) SaltStack
10 6 (1.60%) VMware
11 5 (1.34%) iManage
12 4 (1.07%) F5