Period
to 21 September 2017

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 21 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
England > North West
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 90 208
Rank change year-on-year -4 +118 +21
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 423 379 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.21% 3.18% 1.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.00% 15.83% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 307 330 148
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -0.99% +1.00% +5.26%

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 2820 2394 2548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.43% 20.09% 19.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2295 2128 2234
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 21 September 2017.

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 21 September 2017. 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 -8 292 £42,500 -5.56% 22
Cheshire 0 95 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Merseyside +10 31 £37,250 -37.92% 10
Lancashire -10 5 £38,750 +19.23% 4
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2017, IT jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 308 (72.81%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (35.22%) Java
3 148 (34.99%) SQL
4 140 (33.10%) JavaScript
5 125 (29.55%) Git (software)
6 113 (26.71%) Test Automation
6 113 (26.71%) Scrum
7 109 (25.77%) HTML
8 104 (24.59%) SQL Server
9 102 (24.11%) Linux
10 95 (22.46%) Jenkins
11 93 (21.99%) .NET
11 93 (21.99%) CSS
12 88 (20.80%) Confluence
12 88 (20.80%) QA
13 85 (20.09%) TDD
14 81 (19.15%) Degree
14 81 (19.15%) MVC
15 80 (18.91%) Finance
16 78 (18.44%) C#
17 75 (17.73%) Windows
18 72 (17.02%) Selenium
19 71 (16.78%) DevOps
20 68 (16.08%) jQuery
21 63 (14.89%) Python
21 63 (14.89%) Web Services
21 63 (14.89%) AngularJS
21 63 (14.89%) Bitbucket
22 60 (14.18%) Continuous Integration
23 58 (13.71%) XML

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 88 (20.80%) Confluence
2 25 (5.91%) Apache
3 23 (5.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 17 (4.02%) CMS
5 12 (2.84%) OpenEdge
6 11 (2.60%) Apache Spark
7 10 (2.36%) EPiServer
8 7 (1.65%) OpenStack
8 7 (1.65%) WordPress
9 6 (1.42%) nginx
10 5 (1.18%) GlassFish
10 5 (1.18%) JBoss
10 5 (1.18%) SAS
10 5 (1.18%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.95%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.71%) Apache Airflow
12 3 (0.71%) IIS
12 3 (0.71%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.71%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.89%) SAP Hybris
2 6 (1.42%) Magento
3 4 (0.95%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.95%) Workfront
4 3 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.24%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.24%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 35 (8.27%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (6.86%) GitHub
3 26 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (4.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 17 (4.02%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (1.42%) SaaS
6 5 (1.18%) Trello
7 4 (0.95%) IBM Blueworks
8 3 (0.71%) Force.com
8 3 (0.71%) Google Play
8 3 (0.71%) npm
8 3 (0.71%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 2 (0.47%) BrowserStack
9 2 (0.47%) IaaS
9 2 (0.47%) PaaS
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.24%) Office 365
10 1 (0.24%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.38%) HTTP
2 19 (4.49%) LDAP
3 5 (1.18%) Internet
4 3 (0.71%) SAN
5 2 (0.47%) ATM
6 1 (0.24%) IMAP
6 1 (0.24%) LAN
6 1 (0.24%) SMTP
6 1 (0.24%) SS7
6 1 (0.24%) VoIP
6 1 (0.24%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (24.59%) SQL Server
2 51 (12.06%) MySQL
3 38 (8.98%) Big Data
4 22 (5.20%) NoSQL
5 21 (4.96%) Hadoop
6 18 (4.26%) MongoDB
7 14 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (1.89%) DB2
9 8 (1.89%) Endeca
9 8 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (1.65%) CouchDB
11 6 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.42%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.42%) Relational Database
12 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (0.71%) Apache Accumulo
13 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (0.71%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 125 (29.55%) Git (software)
2 95 (22.46%) Jenkins
3 72 (17.02%) Selenium
4 63 (14.89%) Bitbucket
5 43 (10.17%) Subversion
6 37 (8.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 37 (8.75%) JUnit
7 33 (7.80%) SonarQube
8 32 (7.57%) Cucumber
9 24 (5.67%) TeamCity
10 22 (5.20%) ReSharper
11 21 (4.96%) TestRail
12 20 (4.73%) Maven
13 19 (4.49%) Visual Studio
14 16 (3.78%) CruiseControl
15 15 (3.55%) Gradle
15 15 (3.55%) Sonatype Nexus
15 15 (3.55%) Vagrant
16 14 (3.31%) AccuRev
16 14 (3.31%) WebDriver
General
1 80 (18.91%) Finance
2 38 (8.98%) Manufacturing
2 38 (8.98%) Marketing
3 29 (6.86%) Retail
4 28 (6.62%) Telecoms
5 26 (6.15%) Law
6 25 (5.91%) Banking
7 23 (5.44%) Electronics
8 16 (3.78%) Games
9 12 (2.84%) Automotive
10 8 (1.89%) French Language
10 8 (1.89%) German Language
10 8 (1.89%) Japanese Language
11 7 (1.65%) Retail Banking
12 5 (1.18%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.95%) Back Office
13 4 (0.95%) Legal
13 4 (0.95%) Military
14 3 (0.71%) Publishing
14 3 (0.71%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 171 (40.43%) Developer
2 51 (12.06%) Analyst
3 45 (10.64%) Software Developer
4 42 (9.93%) Java Developer
5 31 (7.33%) Tester
6 29 (6.86%) Test Analyst
7 26 (6.15%) Software Engineer
8 24 (5.67%) .NET Developer
9 23 (5.44%) Java Engineer
10 22 (5.20%) C# Developer
11 21 (4.96%) Full Stack Developer
12 15 (3.55%) QA Engineer
12 15 (3.55%) Test Engineer
13 14 (3.31%) Automation Engineer
13 14 (3.31%) Java Software Engineer
13 14 (3.31%) JavaScript Developer
13 14 (3.31%) Senior Developer
14 13 (3.07%) C# .NET Developer
14 13 (3.07%) QA Tester
14 13 (3.07%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (25.77%) HTML
2 93 (21.99%) .NET
2 93 (21.99%) CSS
3 68 (16.08%) jQuery
4 63 (14.89%) AngularJS
4 63 (14.89%) Web Services
5 58 (13.71%) XML
6 52 (12.29%) ASP.NET
7 51 (12.06%) SOAP
8 50 (11.82%) .NET Framework
9 49 (11.58%) JSON
10 47 (11.11%) REST
11 42 (9.93%) Spring
12 40 (9.46%) Hibernate
13 37 (8.75%) HTML5
14 34 (8.04%) RESTful
15 33 (7.80%) ASP.NET Web API
16 30 (7.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 30 (7.09%) WCF
17 26 (6.15%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 53 (12.53%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (9.22%) Computer Science
3 23 (5.44%) User Experience
4 15 (3.55%) Life Science
4 15 (3.55%) Mobile App
5 14 (3.31%) Wiki
6 11 (2.60%) Linux Command Line
7 10 (2.36%) N-Tier
8 8 (1.89%) iPad
9 7 (1.65%) Cyberthreat
9 7 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.42%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.42%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.42%) NHS
11 5 (1.18%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.95%) Data Centre
12 4 (0.95%) Web 2.0
13 3 (0.71%) EPoS
13 3 (0.71%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 102 (24.11%) Linux
2 75 (17.73%) Windows
3 24 (5.67%) Unix
4 18 (4.26%) Android
5 16 (3.78%) Apple iOS
5 16 (3.78%) CentOS
5 16 (3.78%) Windows Server
6 15 (3.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.18%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.95%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.95%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (72.81%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (26.71%) Scrum
2 113 (26.71%) Test Automation
3 85 (20.09%) TDD
4 81 (19.15%) MVC
5 71 (16.78%) DevOps
6 60 (14.18%) Continuous Integration
7 54 (12.77%) OO
7 54 (12.77%) SDLC
7 54 (12.77%) Software Engineering
8 51 (12.06%) Web Development
9 49 (11.58%) Test Scripting
10 47 (11.11%) BDD
11 43 (10.17%) Mentoring
12 39 (9.22%) Waterfall
13 35 (8.27%) Unit Testing
14 34 (8.04%) Open Source
15 33 (7.80%) Software Testing
16 32 (7.57%) Business Intelligence
16 32 (7.57%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 149 (35.22%) Java
2 148 (34.99%) SQL
3 140 (33.10%) JavaScript
4 78 (18.44%) C#
5 63 (14.89%) Python
6 39 (9.22%) PHP
7 34 (8.04%) C++
8 26 (6.15%) C
9 19 (4.49%) Shell Script
10 18 (4.26%) XPath
11 13 (3.07%) Ruby
11 13 (3.07%) VB.NET
12 11 (2.60%) T-SQL
13 10 (2.36%) TypeScript
14 9 (2.13%) Bash Shell
14 9 (2.13%) ES6
14 9 (2.13%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.89%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.89%) XQuery
16 7 (1.65%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 81 (19.15%) Degree
2 41 (9.69%) ISEB
3 39 (9.22%) ISTQB
4 23 (5.44%) Security Cleared
5 19 (4.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (2.84%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (1.89%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.65%) HND
9 5 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.95%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.47%) HNC
11 2 (0.47%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.24%) CCNA
12 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.24%) MCP
12 1 (0.24%) MCSE
12 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (20.80%) QA
2 4 (0.95%) MiFID
3 3 (0.71%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.47%) PMO
4 2 (0.47%) SLA
5 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.24%) TickIT
System Software
1 35 (8.27%) Docker
2 4 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (0.95%) vSphere
3 3 (0.71%) Firmware
3 3 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.71%) XenApp
4 2 (0.47%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.47%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.47%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 34 (8.04%) Puppet
2 33 (7.80%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (4.02%) ZABBIX
4 11 (2.60%) Nagios
5 9 (2.13%) Ambari
6 8 (1.89%) Ansible
6 8 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (1.65%) SCCM
8 4 (0.95%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.71%) SCOM
10 2 (0.47%) EdgeSight
10 2 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.24%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.24%) Packer
Vendors
1 58 (13.71%) Oracle
2 52 (12.29%) Microsoft
3 35 (8.27%) SAP
4 21 (4.96%) Atlassian
5 14 (3.31%) HP
6 12 (2.84%) CA Agile Central
6 12 (2.84%) IBM
7 11 (2.60%) Red Hat
7 11 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (2.13%) Google
8 9 (2.13%) Hortonworks
8 9 (2.13%) hybris
9 8 (1.89%) BroadVision
10 5 (1.18%) VMware
11 4 (0.95%) Apple
11 4 (0.95%) Cloudera
11 4 (0.95%) Cognizant
11 4 (0.95%) Pega
11 4 (0.95%) Progress
11 4 (0.95%) Reuters