Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 68 101
Rank change year-on-year +14 +33 -26
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 465 499 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.68% 4.24% 3.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.18% 20.34% 14.43%
Number of salaries quoted 353 383 304
North West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £77,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 2,195 2,453 2,856
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.11% 20.84% 21.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,751 2,008 2,327
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £29,600
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £60,000
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 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 November 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 21 November 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 -3 276 £46,000 +2.22% 55
Cheshire +34 116 £39,500 -4.82% 18
Lancashire +9 33 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Merseyside +16 32 £37,843 +16.44% 8
Cumbria - 6 £35,000 - 1
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 340 (73.12%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (33.55%) Confluence
3 137 (29.46%) Scrum
4 126 (27.10%) DevOps
5 123 (26.45%) Java
6 121 (26.02%) Test Automation
7 112 (24.09%) Jenkins
8 110 (23.66%) SQL
9 109 (23.44%) Git (software)
10 101 (21.72%) SDLC
11 97 (20.86%) QA
12 91 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
13 87 (18.71%) JavaScript
14 86 (18.49%) TDD
15 80 (17.20%) HTML
16 79 (16.99%) Selenium
16 79 (16.99%) BDD
17 78 (16.77%) Linux
18 75 (16.13%) Software Engineering
19 74 (15.91%) C#
19 74 (15.91%) AWS
20 72 (15.48%) Mentoring
21 63 (13.55%) XML
22 62 (13.33%) PHP
23 61 (13.12%) Microsoft
23 61 (13.12%) Banking
24 59 (12.69%) MVC
24 59 (12.69%) Microservices
25 58 (12.47%) Coaching
25 58 (12.47%) Problem-Solving

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
1 156 (33.55%) Confluence
2 16 (3.44%) CMS
2 16 (3.44%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.58%) IIS
4 9 (1.94%) Apache
4 9 (1.94%) Apache Spark
5 8 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
5 8 (1.72%) WordPress
6 7 (1.51%) Drupal
6 7 (1.51%) nginx
7 6 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.86%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.65%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.43%) JBoss
10 2 (0.43%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.43%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 21 (4.52%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.80%) MS Visio
3 10 (2.15%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (1.51%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.65%) CATIA
5 3 (0.65%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.43%) FileZilla
6 2 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.22%) HipChat
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.15%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (1.72%) SAP Hybris
3 4 (0.86%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.65%) Magento
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.22%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.22%) SAP CAR
5 1 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 74 (15.91%) AWS
2 50 (10.75%) GitHub
3 47 (10.11%) Azure
4 23 (4.95%) Serverless
5 18 (3.87%) Trello
6 13 (2.80%) Power Platform
7 9 (1.94%) Office 365
7 9 (1.94%) Sage Pay
7 9 (1.94%) Slack
8 8 (1.72%) Asana
9 6 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (1.08%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.86%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (0.86%) Amazon Kinesis
11 4 (0.86%) BrowserStack
11 4 (0.86%) GCP
11 4 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.15%) Skype
2 7 (1.51%) HTTP
3 3 (0.65%) Calico
3 3 (0.65%) FTP
3 3 (0.65%) Intranet
4 1 (0.22%) Firewall
4 1 (0.22%) GoToMeeting
4 1 (0.22%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.22%) WebEx
4 1 (0.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (12.47%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.24%) MySQL
3 27 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (4.30%) Relational Database
5 15 (3.23%) Big Data
5 15 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 15 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (2.80%) Power BI
8 12 (2.58%) NoSQL
9 9 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (1.72%) Hadoop
10 8 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (1.51%) SSDT
12 6 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (1.29%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.86%) Electronic Patient Records
13 4 (0.86%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 112 (24.09%) Jenkins
2 109 (23.44%) Git (software)
3 79 (16.99%) Selenium
4 39 (8.39%) SoapUI
5 28 (6.02%) SpecFlow
6 26 (5.59%) Bitbucket
6 26 (5.59%) TeamCity
7 25 (5.38%) Visual Studio
8 23 (4.95%) WebDriver
9 20 (4.30%) Cucumber
10 19 (4.09%) Hudson
11 18 (3.87%) Bugzilla
11 18 (3.87%) Subversion
12 17 (3.66%) GitLab
12 17 (3.66%) Maven
13 16 (3.44%) JUnit
14 15 (3.23%) HP UFT
15 14 (3.01%) Zephyr
16 13 (2.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 12 (2.58%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 61 (13.12%) Banking
2 50 (10.75%) Finance
3 22 (4.73%) Retail
4 19 (4.09%) Marketing
5 11 (2.37%) Legal
6 10 (2.15%) Aerospace
6 10 (2.15%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.94%) Military
8 8 (1.72%) Games
9 6 (1.29%) Public Sector
10 5 (1.08%) Advertising
11 4 (0.86%) Back Office
11 4 (0.86%) Law
12 3 (0.65%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.65%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.22%) Billing
13 1 (0.22%) Electronics
13 1 (0.22%) French Language
13 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 109 (23.44%) Developer
2 94 (20.22%) Analyst
3 44 (9.46%) Test Analyst
4 43 (9.25%) PHP Developer
4 43 (9.25%) Software Engineer
5 35 (7.53%) Business Analyst
6 30 (6.45%) Tester
7 25 (5.38%) DevOps Engineer
7 25 (5.38%) Quality Engineer
8 24 (5.16%) QA Engineer
9 19 (4.09%) Senior Analyst
10 18 (3.87%) Senior Developer
11 16 (3.44%) Senior Software Engineer
12 15 (3.23%) Java Engineer
12 15 (3.23%) Software Tester
13 14 (3.01%) Java Software Engineer
13 14 (3.01%) Software QA Engineer
14 13 (2.80%) Senior Test Analyst
14 13 (2.80%) Software Developer
15 12 (2.58%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (17.20%) HTML
2 63 (13.55%) XML
3 57 (12.26%) CSS
4 52 (11.18%) Web Services
5 37 (7.96%) REST
6 36 (7.74%) .NET
7 35 (7.53%) Laravel
8 26 (5.59%) AngularJS
8 26 (5.59%) Gherkin
9 25 (5.38%) SOAP
10 24 (5.16%) JSON
11 21 (4.52%) RESTful
12 19 (4.09%) .NET Framework
12 19 (4.09%) Ajax
13 17 (3.66%) Ruby on Rails
14 15 (3.23%) Java EE
15 13 (2.80%) ASP.NET
16 12 (2.58%) jQuery
16 12 (2.58%) OpenJDK
17 11 (2.37%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.82%) Self-Motivation
2 32 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (5.16%) User Experience
4 23 (4.95%) Virtual Team
5 20 (4.30%) Management Information System
6 17 (3.66%) Greenfield Project
7 15 (3.23%) Mobile App
8 14 (3.01%) PMI
9 12 (2.58%) Smart Meter
9 12 (2.58%) Smartphone
10 7 (1.51%) Wiki
11 6 (1.29%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.29%) EPoS
12 5 (1.08%) 3D Graphics
12 5 (1.08%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.08%) NHS
12 5 (1.08%) PKI
13 4 (0.86%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 78 (16.77%) Linux
2 33 (7.10%) Windows
3 22 (4.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (4.52%) CentOS
5 15 (3.23%) Unix
6 12 (2.58%) SUSE
6 12 (2.58%) Ubuntu
7 9 (1.94%) Mac OS
8 6 (1.29%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.29%) Windows Server
9 5 (1.08%) AIX
9 5 (1.08%) Android
10 3 (0.65%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.43%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (73.12%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (29.46%) Scrum
3 126 (27.10%) DevOps
4 121 (26.02%) Test Automation
5 101 (21.72%) SDLC
6 91 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
7 86 (18.49%) TDD
8 79 (16.99%) BDD
9 75 (16.13%) Software Engineering
10 72 (15.48%) Mentoring
11 59 (12.69%) Microservices
11 59 (12.69%) MVC
12 58 (12.47%) Coaching
12 58 (12.47%) Problem-Solving
13 55 (11.83%) Kanban
14 54 (11.61%) Stakeholder Management
15 53 (11.40%) E-Commerce
16 51 (10.97%) OO
17 41 (8.82%) Waterfall
18 39 (8.39%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 123 (26.45%) Java
2 110 (23.66%) SQL
3 87 (18.71%) JavaScript
4 74 (15.91%) C#
5 62 (13.33%) PHP
6 39 (8.39%) Python
7 33 (7.10%) C++
8 31 (6.67%) Ruby
9 20 (4.30%) Go
10 17 (3.66%) C
10 17 (3.66%) Shell Script
11 14 (3.01%) Groovy
12 10 (2.15%) Scala
13 7 (1.51%) VB.NET
14 6 (1.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 6 (1.29%) Fortran
14 6 (1.29%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.29%) TypeScript
15 5 (1.08%) R
15 5 (1.08%) VC++
Qualifications
1 35 (7.53%) Degree
2 18 (3.87%) ISEB
3 16 (3.44%) ISTQB
4 15 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (3.01%) PMI Certification
6 11 (2.37%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.43%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.43%) IIBA
8 2 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (20.86%) QA
2 13 (2.80%) SLA
3 4 (0.86%) PMO
4 3 (0.65%) WCAG
5 1 (0.22%) GDPR
System Software
1 40 (8.60%) Docker
2 15 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (2.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (5.16%) Kubernetes
2 19 (4.09%) HP ALM
3 15 (3.23%) Ansible
4 9 (1.94%) Terraform
5 8 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.86%) CA Service Virtualization
6 4 (0.86%) Nagios
6 4 (0.86%) Nessus
6 4 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.65%) Icinga
7 3 (0.65%) Istio
7 3 (0.65%) Kibana
7 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.43%) Puppet
9 1 (0.22%) Grafana
9 1 (0.22%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.22%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 61 (13.12%) Microsoft
2 43 (9.25%) Atlassian
3 24 (5.16%) HP
4 23 (4.95%) Salesforce.com
5 22 (4.73%) Oracle
6 13 (2.80%) CA Agile Central
6 13 (2.80%) SAP
7 10 (2.15%) Red Hat
8 9 (1.94%) Cognos
8 9 (1.94%) Sage
8 9 (1.94%) WorldPay
9 8 (1.72%) ATG
9 8 (1.72%) FIS
9 8 (1.72%) Google
9 8 (1.72%) hybris
9 8 (1.72%) Marketo
9 8 (1.72%) New Relic
9 8 (1.72%) Pardot
9 8 (1.72%) Remedy
9 8 (1.72%) Sitecore