Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
England > North West
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 81 117
Rank change year-on-year +28 +36 -14
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 504 502 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.93% 3.89% 2.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.46% 16.86% 12.65%
Number of salaries quoted 366 369 250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -3.85%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 2,148 2,977 2,585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.01% 23.07% 21.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,655 2,366 2,218
North West median annual salary £45,125 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 25 April 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 25 April 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 +11 298 £48,750 +14.71% 12
Cheshire +12 101 £44,000 -2.22% 4
Merseyside +30 57 £41,500 +38.33%
Lancashire +34 41 £40,750 +38.14% 2
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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.

1 389 (77.18%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (41.07%) Java
3 194 (38.49%) Confluence
4 181 (35.91%) Git (software)
5 148 (29.37%) DevOps
6 140 (27.78%) Jenkins
7 122 (24.21%) SQL
8 118 (23.41%) Test Automation
9 113 (22.42%) Amazon AWS
10 106 (21.03%) Python
11 105 (20.83%) Scrum
12 103 (20.44%) Linux
13 96 (19.05%) JavaScript
14 89 (17.66%) Selenium
15 87 (17.26%) HTML
15 87 (17.26%) TDD
16 82 (16.27%) Windows
17 81 (16.07%) .NET
17 81 (16.07%) Software Engineering
18 79 (15.67%) Microsoft Azure
19 72 (14.29%) Degree
20 71 (14.09%) Finance
21 69 (13.69%) C#
21 69 (13.69%) QA
22 64 (12.70%) CSS
22 64 (12.70%) Web Services
23 62 (12.30%) Docker
24 61 (12.10%) Continuous Integration
25 57 (11.31%) BDD
25 57 (11.31%) SoapUI

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
1 194 (38.49%) Confluence
2 40 (7.94%) Apache
3 32 (6.35%) Apache Spark
4 24 (4.76%) IIS
5 19 (3.77%) WebSphere
6 14 (2.78%) SAS
7 13 (2.58%) JBoss
7 13 (2.58%) OpenStack
7 13 (2.58%) SharePoint
8 11 (2.18%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (1.39%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.99%) Jetty
12 4 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.79%) NetWeaver
13 2 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.40%) CMS
13 2 (0.40%) Drupal
13 2 (0.40%) Marvel
13 2 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (2.18%) Microsoft Office
1 11 (2.18%) MS Visio
2 9 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.79%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.40%) FileZilla
5 2 (0.40%) HipChat
5 2 (0.40%) InVision
6 1 (0.20%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 4 (0.79%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 4 (0.79%) SAP BPC
2 3 (0.60%) Magento
3 2 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 113 (22.42%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (15.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (9.72%) Amazon EC2
4 37 (7.34%) AWS CloudFormation
5 34 (6.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 34 (6.75%) Amazon S3
6 29 (5.75%) Cloud Computing
7 28 (5.56%) Amazon EMR
8 25 (4.96%) Serverless
9 24 (4.76%) Amazon SQS
9 24 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
10 20 (3.97%) OpenShift
11 18 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
12 16 (3.17%) PaaS
13 10 (1.98%) AWS Lambda
13 10 (1.98%) SaaS
13 10 (1.98%) Slack
13 10 (1.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 6 (1.19%) GitHub
14 6 (1.19%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.78%) Internet
2 12 (2.38%) HTTP
3 8 (1.59%) Broadband
4 3 (0.60%) Calico
4 3 (0.60%) Firewall
4 3 (0.60%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (0.40%) LAN
5 2 (0.40%) VLAN
5 2 (0.40%) WAN
6 1 (0.20%) ATM
6 1 (0.20%) DNS
6 1 (0.20%) Intranet
6 1 (0.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 47 (9.33%) Big Data
3 42 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 34 (6.75%) Amazon RDS
4 34 (6.75%) MySQL
5 32 (6.35%) Hadoop
5 32 (6.35%) MongoDB
6 25 (4.96%) Amazon Athena
6 25 (4.96%) Amazon Redshift
6 25 (4.96%) Flink
7 11 (2.18%) Blockchain
8 10 (1.98%) Power BI
8 10 (1.98%) Redis
9 9 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (0.79%) DB2
13 4 (0.79%) Endeca
14 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 181 (35.91%) Git (software)
2 140 (27.78%) Jenkins
3 89 (17.66%) Selenium
4 57 (11.31%) SoapUI
5 49 (9.72%) Maven
5 49 (9.72%) TeamCity
6 45 (8.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 44 (8.73%) Cucumber
8 37 (7.34%) Bitbucket Server
9 34 (6.75%) Bitbucket
10 33 (6.55%) Subversion
11 30 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
12 27 (5.36%) WebDriver
13 26 (5.16%) HP UFT
14 25 (4.96%) Octopus Deploy
15 24 (4.76%) Bugzilla
16 19 (3.77%) Grunt
17 18 (3.57%) Gradle
18 17 (3.37%) Sonatype Nexus
18 17 (3.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 71 (14.09%) Finance
2 42 (8.33%) Retail
3 35 (6.94%) Banking
4 19 (3.77%) Marketing
5 14 (2.78%) Automotive
6 12 (2.38%) Law
7 8 (1.59%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.39%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.99%) Games
10 4 (0.79%) Electronics
10 4 (0.79%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.79%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.60%) Advertising
12 2 (0.40%) Legal
13 1 (0.20%) Billing
13 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 121 (24.01%) Developer
2 83 (16.47%) Analyst
3 39 (7.74%) Software Engineer
4 37 (7.34%) Test Engineer
5 33 (6.55%) Senior Developer
6 32 (6.35%) DevOps Engineer
6 32 (6.35%) Test Analyst
7 30 (5.95%) Architect
8 27 (5.36%) Tester
9 25 (4.96%) C# Developer
10 24 (4.76%) .NET Developer
10 24 (4.76%) Development Engineer
11 23 (4.56%) Data Engineer
12 20 (3.97%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 19 (3.77%) Big Data Engineer
13 19 (3.77%) Business Analyst
13 19 (3.77%) Developer in Test
13 19 (3.77%) QA Tester
13 19 (3.77%) Software Developer
14 18 (3.57%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (17.26%) HTML
2 81 (16.07%) .NET
3 64 (12.70%) CSS
3 64 (12.70%) Web Services
4 48 (9.52%) XML
5 46 (9.13%) AngularJS
6 43 (8.53%) Node.js
7 39 (7.74%) Kafka
8 37 (7.34%) .NET Framework
9 34 (6.75%) React
10 33 (6.55%) ASP.NET
11 30 (5.95%) RESTful
12 29 (5.75%) Gherkin
12 29 (5.75%) HTML5
13 28 (5.56%) REST
14 27 (5.36%) jQuery
15 26 (5.16%) Sass
16 25 (4.96%) Spark Streaming
17 22 (4.37%) Java EE
18 20 (3.97%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (6.75%) User Experience
3 24 (4.76%) Private Cloud
4 21 (4.17%) Fintech
5 17 (3.37%) Mainframe
6 13 (2.58%) Mobile App
7 12 (2.38%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (1.79%) Internet of Things
10 8 (1.59%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.59%) Wiki
11 6 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (1.19%) NHS
12 5 (0.99%) 3D Graphics
12 5 (0.99%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.99%) Video\Live Streaming
13 4 (0.79%) Fixed Income
13 4 (0.79%) Graphic Design
13 4 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 103 (20.44%) Linux
2 82 (16.27%) Windows
3 35 (6.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (5.95%) Unix
5 18 (3.57%) CentOS
6 11 (2.18%) Fedora
7 10 (1.98%) Amazon Linux
8 6 (1.19%) Android
9 5 (0.99%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.79%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.60%) SUSE
11 3 (0.60%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.20%) Debian
12 1 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (77.18%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (29.37%) DevOps
3 118 (23.41%) Test Automation
4 105 (20.83%) Scrum
5 87 (17.26%) TDD
6 81 (16.07%) Software Engineering
7 61 (12.10%) Continuous Integration
8 57 (11.31%) BDD
9 56 (11.11%) Configuration Management
9 56 (11.11%) SDLC
10 55 (10.91%) Computer Science
11 53 (10.52%) MVC
12 51 (10.12%) Change Management
13 47 (9.33%) Problem-Solving
13 47 (9.33%) Project Management
13 47 (9.33%) Test Scripting
14 46 (9.13%) Business Intelligence
15 44 (8.73%) Open Source
16 43 (8.53%) Data Modelling
17 39 (7.74%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 207 (41.07%) Java
2 122 (24.21%) SQL
3 106 (21.03%) Python
4 96 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 69 (13.69%) C#
6 33 (6.55%) Scala
7 32 (6.35%) Ruby
8 27 (5.36%) C++
9 26 (5.16%) PHP
10 18 (3.57%) TypeScript
11 16 (3.17%) Bash Shell
12 11 (2.18%) PowerShell
13 10 (1.98%) Perl
14 8 (1.59%) ES6
15 6 (1.19%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.99%) VC++
17 4 (0.79%) C
17 4 (0.79%) ES7
17 4 (0.79%) ES8
18 3 (0.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 72 (14.29%) Degree
2 46 (9.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (5.16%) Numerate Degree
4 19 (3.77%) ISTQB
5 9 (1.79%) ISEB
6 7 (1.39%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.39%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.99%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.79%) PMP
10 2 (0.40%) IIBA
10 2 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.20%) APMG
11 1 (0.20%) APMP
11 1 (0.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (13.69%) QA
2 17 (3.37%) SLA
3 14 (2.78%) PMO
4 10 (1.98%) GDPR
5 8 (1.59%) WCAG
System Software
1 62 (12.30%) Docker
2 40 (7.94%) Active Directory
3 29 (5.75%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (1.98%) Squid
5 3 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.60%) etcd
6 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 55 (10.91%) Ansible
2 30 (5.95%) Kubernetes
3 19 (3.77%) Puppet
4 15 (2.98%) Terraform
5 14 (2.78%) BladeLogic
6 13 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (2.18%) Nessus
8 10 (1.98%) HP ALM
9 5 (0.99%) CA Service Virtualization
10 3 (0.60%) Consul
10 3 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.60%) Istio
11 2 (0.40%) Kibana
11 2 (0.40%) logstash
12 1 (0.20%) CA Wily
12 1 (0.20%) Data Guard
12 1 (0.20%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 1 (0.20%) HockeyApp
12 1 (0.20%) Juju
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 53 (10.52%) Microsoft
2 47 (9.33%) CA Agile Central
3 32 (6.35%) Red Hat
4 31 (6.15%) Oracle
5 28 (5.56%) Atlassian
6 27 (5.36%) New Relic
7 24 (4.76%) Trend Micro
8 14 (2.78%) WorldPay
9 10 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (1.79%) IBM
10 9 (1.79%) SAP
11 7 (1.39%) Adobe
11 7 (1.39%) HP
12 5 (0.99%) CA
12 5 (0.99%) Google
12 5 (0.99%) hybris
13 4 (0.79%) FatWire
13 4 (0.79%) ServiceNow
13 4 (0.79%) Tableau
14 3 (0.60%) Xamarin