Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
England > North West
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 102 100
Rank change year-on-year +36 -2 +131
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 517 397 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.25% 3.01% 2.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.29% 14.15% 14.73%
Number of salaries quoted 375 294 297
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,375 £30,575
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £61,250
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 2,680 2,806 2,315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.05% 21.27% 19.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2,159 2,321 2,051
North West median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,450 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +31 360 £45,000 +9.09% 72
Cheshire +30 130 £45,000 +5.88% 18
Merseyside +20 14 £37,500 +7.14% 11
Lancashire +8 8 £38,750 +10.71% 5
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 363 (70.21%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (31.72%) Java
3 153 (29.59%) Confluence
4 150 (29.01%) SQL
4 150 (29.01%) Test Automation
5 142 (27.47%) Git (software)
6 132 (25.53%) Finance
7 131 (25.34%) Jenkins
8 120 (23.21%) Scrum
9 112 (21.66%) C#
10 108 (20.89%) JavaScript
10 108 (20.89%) Windows
10 108 (20.89%) Linux
11 99 (19.15%) .NET
11 99 (19.15%) DevOps
12 98 (18.96%) Microsoft
13 94 (18.18%) Selenium
14 87 (16.83%) TDD
15 80 (15.47%) Continuous Integration
16 79 (15.28%) Microsoft Azure
17 74 (14.31%) Software Engineering
18 73 (14.12%) Amazon AWS
18 73 (14.12%) SQL Server
18 73 (14.12%) Python
19 71 (13.73%) Web Services
20 70 (13.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
21 65 (12.57%) Degree
21 65 (12.57%) Active Directory
22 61 (11.80%) XML
22 61 (11.80%) Analytical Skills

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
1 153 (29.59%) Confluence
2 54 (10.44%) IIS
3 15 (2.90%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.51%) Tomcat
5 12 (2.32%) Sitefinity
6 11 (2.13%) Apache
6 11 (2.13%) Apache Pig
7 6 (1.16%) CMS
7 6 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.16%) JBoss
7 6 (1.16%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.16%) WordPress
8 4 (0.77%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.77%) MS Project Server
9 3 (0.58%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.39%) nginx
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.39%) Perch
10 2 (0.39%) SAS
11 1 (0.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (4.26%) MS Visio
2 21 (4.06%) Microsoft Project
3 11 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (1.93%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.32%) Elite 3E
2 11 (2.13%) Workfront
3 4 (0.77%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.77%) SAP MM
3 4 (0.77%) SAP PP
3 4 (0.77%) SAP QM
3 4 (0.77%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (0.77%) SAP SD
4 3 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 79 (15.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (14.12%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (8.12%) Amazon EC2
4 41 (7.93%) Azure Active Directory
5 40 (7.74%) AWS CloudFormation
6 39 (7.54%) Amazon S3
7 38 (7.35%) Amazon SQS
8 37 (7.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 18 (3.48%) GitHub
10 14 (2.71%) SaaS
11 9 (1.74%) NuGet
12 8 (1.55%) OpenShift
13 7 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
13 7 (1.35%) Office 365
14 6 (1.16%) BrowserStack
14 6 (1.16%) IaaS
15 5 (0.97%) npm
15 5 (0.97%) Trello
16 4 (0.77%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.68%) HTTP
2 15 (2.90%) TCP/IP
3 12 (2.32%) Firewall
4 10 (1.93%) SSL
5 5 (0.97%) Internet
5 5 (0.97%) RTP
6 2 (0.39%) DNS
6 2 (0.39%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.39%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.39%) SAN
6 2 (0.39%) SMS
7 1 (0.19%) ATM
7 1 (0.19%) DHCP
7 1 (0.19%) FTP
7 1 (0.19%) Intranet
7 1 (0.19%) LAN
7 1 (0.19%) Softphone
7 1 (0.19%) VLAN
7 1 (0.19%) WAN
7 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (14.12%) SQL Server
2 38 (7.35%) Amazon RDS
3 33 (6.38%) MySQL
4 22 (4.26%) Hadoop
5 18 (3.48%) Big Data
6 16 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (2.32%) NoSQL
8 11 (2.13%) Apache Hive
8 11 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (1.74%) MongoDB
9 9 (1.74%) Relational Database
9 9 (1.74%) SQL Server 2014
10 7 (1.35%) Couchbase
11 6 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.97%) Datomic
12 5 (0.97%) HBase
13 4 (0.77%) Power BI
14 3 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 142 (27.47%) Git (software)
2 131 (25.34%) Jenkins
3 94 (18.18%) Selenium
4 70 (13.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 60 (11.61%) Bitbucket
6 54 (10.44%) Octopus Deploy
6 54 (10.44%) TeamCity
7 42 (8.12%) Visual Studio
8 33 (6.38%) Cucumber
8 33 (6.38%) SoapUI
8 33 (6.38%) WebDriver
9 29 (5.61%) Maven
10 20 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
11 19 (3.68%) JUnit
11 19 (3.68%) SpecFlow
11 19 (3.68%) Subversion
12 18 (3.48%) Sonatype Nexus
13 17 (3.29%) JMeter
14 16 (3.09%) MSBuild
15 14 (2.71%) Gradle
General
1 132 (25.53%) Finance
2 51 (9.86%) Banking
3 46 (8.90%) Retail
4 41 (7.93%) Investment Banking
5 36 (6.96%) Law
6 20 (3.87%) Marketing
7 18 (3.48%) Telecoms
8 17 (3.29%) Retail Banking
9 14 (2.71%) Games
9 14 (2.71%) Manufacturing
10 12 (2.32%) Automotive
10 12 (2.32%) Electronics
11 11 (2.13%) Advertising
12 5 (0.97%) Legal
13 4 (0.77%) Publishing
14 2 (0.39%) Back Office
15 1 (0.19%) Billing
15 1 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.19%) Front Office
15 1 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 150 (29.01%) Developer
2 94 (18.18%) Analyst
3 55 (10.64%) Software Engineer
4 49 (9.48%) Test Analyst
5 47 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 39 (7.54%) Tester
7 38 (7.35%) DevOps Engineer
8 32 (6.19%) C# Developer
8 32 (6.19%) Java Engineer
9 30 (5.80%) C# .NET Developer
9 30 (5.80%) Java Developer
10 27 (5.22%) Software Developer
11 26 (5.03%) Senior Developer
12 24 (4.64%) Test Engineer
13 20 (3.87%) Business Analyst
13 20 (3.87%) Senior Analyst
14 19 (3.68%) Applications Support
14 19 (3.68%) Development Engineer
14 19 (3.68%) Senior Test Analyst
15 18 (3.48%) DevOps Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (19.15%) .NET
2 71 (13.73%) Web Services
3 61 (11.80%) XML
4 60 (11.61%) RESTful
5 59 (11.41%) HTML
6 56 (10.83%) JSON
7 54 (10.44%) .NET Framework
8 53 (10.25%) SOAP
9 52 (10.06%) CSS
9 52 (10.06%) REST
10 44 (8.51%) ASP.NET
11 39 (7.54%) AngularJS
11 39 (7.54%) ASP.NET Web API
12 33 (6.38%) jQuery
13 26 (5.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 25 (4.84%) Middleware
15 22 (4.26%) Node.js
16 21 (4.06%) ASP.NET MVC
17 20 (3.87%) Hibernate
17 20 (3.87%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 61 (11.80%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (6.96%) Private Cloud
3 33 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 25 (4.84%) Computer Science
4 25 (4.84%) Mobile App
4 25 (4.84%) User Experience
5 22 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (3.48%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (3.48%) Wiki
7 15 (2.90%) Mainframe
8 13 (2.51%) Greenfield Project
9 11 (2.13%) Blog
10 10 (1.93%) Fintech
11 7 (1.35%) PKI
12 6 (1.16%) Cyber Defence
13 5 (0.97%) 3D Graphics
13 5 (0.97%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.97%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.58%) Cloud Native
14 3 (0.58%) Infotainment
Operating Systems
1 108 (20.89%) Linux
1 108 (20.89%) Windows
2 33 (6.38%) Android
3 29 (5.61%) Apple iOS
4 25 (4.84%) Windows Server
5 22 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (2.90%) CentOS
7 11 (2.13%) Mac OS X
8 10 (1.93%) Unix
9 8 (1.55%) Windows 10
10 7 (1.35%) Windows 7
11 6 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.97%) AIX
12 5 (0.97%) HPUX
12 5 (0.97%) Solaris
13 2 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.39%) SUSE
14 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (70.21%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (29.01%) Test Automation
3 120 (23.21%) Scrum
4 99 (19.15%) DevOps
5 87 (16.83%) TDD
6 80 (15.47%) Continuous Integration
7 74 (14.31%) Software Engineering
8 60 (11.61%) Unit Testing
9 59 (11.41%) BDD
9 59 (11.41%) Business Intelligence
10 55 (10.64%) MVC
11 53 (10.25%) SDLC
12 52 (10.06%) Test Scripting
13 49 (9.48%) Problem-Solving
14 47 (9.09%) User Stories
15 44 (8.51%) Kanban
16 43 (8.32%) Software Testing
17 41 (7.93%) Continuous Improvement
17 41 (7.93%) Mentoring
17 41 (7.93%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 164 (31.72%) Java
2 150 (29.01%) SQL
3 112 (21.66%) C#
4 108 (20.89%) JavaScript
5 73 (14.12%) Python
6 34 (6.58%) T-SQL
7 30 (5.80%) Ruby
8 28 (5.42%) C++
9 26 (5.03%) PHP
10 22 (4.26%) Groovy
11 19 (3.68%) C
11 19 (3.68%) PowerShell
12 15 (2.90%) VB.NET
13 12 (2.32%) Bash Shell
14 11 (2.13%) Go
14 11 (2.13%) Objective-C
15 10 (1.93%) VBA
16 9 (1.74%) PHP 5
17 7 (1.35%) Scala
18 6 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 65 (12.57%) Degree
2 22 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (4.06%) ISTQB
3 21 (4.06%) MCSE
3 21 (4.06%) Security Cleared
4 18 (3.48%) ISEB
5 17 (3.29%) DV Cleared
6 13 (2.51%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (2.13%) MCP
8 10 (1.93%) CCNA
8 10 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.93%) CISSP
8 10 (1.93%) CompTIA Security+
8 10 (1.93%) GIAC
8 10 (1.93%) Linux+ Certification
8 10 (1.93%) MCSA
8 10 (1.93%) Network+ Certification
8 10 (1.93%) SANS
8 10 (1.93%) SSCP
9 5 (0.97%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (9.48%) QA
2 4 (0.77%) PMO
3 3 (0.58%) ISO 15765
4 2 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.39%) SLA
5 1 (0.19%) GPG13
System Software
1 65 (12.57%) Active Directory
2 55 (10.64%) Docker
3 39 (7.54%) Virtual Machines
4 16 (3.09%) vSphere
5 6 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.58%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.39%) Firmware
7 2 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.39%) XenApp
8 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 44 (8.51%) Ansible
2 27 (5.22%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (4.84%) Kubernetes
4 22 (4.26%) Puppet
5 10 (1.93%) Salt
6 7 (1.35%) WSUS
7 5 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.77%) Istio
9 3 (0.58%) BladeLogic
9 3 (0.58%) Kibana
9 3 (0.58%) Nagios
10 2 (0.39%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.39%) FlexNet
10 2 (0.39%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.39%) SCOM
11 1 (0.19%) logstash
11 1 (0.19%) Packer
11 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 98 (18.96%) Microsoft
2 49 (9.48%) Oracle
3 37 (7.16%) New Relic
3 37 (7.16%) Trend Micro
4 31 (6.00%) Atlassian
5 27 (5.22%) SAP
6 26 (5.03%) Red Hat
7 25 (4.84%) Xamarin
8 23 (4.45%) Google
9 12 (2.32%) Capita
10 11 (2.13%) Intapp
10 11 (2.13%) Reuters
10 11 (2.13%) WorldPay
11 9 (1.74%) Splunk
12 8 (1.55%) HP
13 7 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (1.16%) Cloudera
14 6 (1.16%) VMware
15 5 (0.97%) CA Agile Central
15 5 (0.97%) Tableau