Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
England > North West
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 98 120
Rank change year-on-year +5 +22 +69
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 449 392 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.52% 3.17% 2.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.63% 15.16% 12.62%
Number of salaries quoted 327 333 248
North West median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,850 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 2,872 2,585 2,409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.50% 20.89% 20.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2,293 2,276 2,119
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £30,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,633
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.86% +3.63%

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 17 February 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 17 February 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 +3 271 £40,500 +3.85% 52
Cheshire 0 127 £45,000 +28.57% 21
Merseyside +40 43 £37,000 +2.07% 9
Lancashire -20 5 £29,000 -17.14% 4
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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.

1 323 (71.94%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (32.52%) SQL
3 129 (28.73%) Java
4 127 (28.29%) Git (software)
5 118 (26.28%) Scrum
5 118 (26.28%) Jenkins
6 117 (26.06%) Confluence
7 98 (21.83%) Test Automation
8 96 (21.38%) Finance
9 91 (20.27%) QA
10 88 (19.60%) TDD
11 87 (19.38%) DevOps
12 86 (19.15%) JavaScript
13 84 (18.71%) Linux
14 82 (18.26%) Continuous Integration
15 81 (18.04%) Windows
16 79 (17.59%) SQL Server
17 78 (17.37%) Web Services
18 74 (16.48%) Selenium
19 71 (15.81%) .NET
20 70 (15.59%) C#
21 69 (15.37%) Software Engineering
22 65 (14.48%) HTML
23 63 (14.03%) MVC
24 61 (13.59%) Microsoft
24 61 (13.59%) SDLC
25 60 (13.36%) Oracle
26 58 (12.92%) Degree
27 55 (12.25%) Retail
27 55 (12.25%) Bitbucket

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 (26.06%) Confluence
2 18 (4.01%) Apache
3 17 (3.79%) IIS
4 12 (2.67%) WebSphere
5 9 (2.00%) JBoss
6 6 (1.34%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.11%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.89%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.89%) CMS
8 4 (0.89%) nginx
8 4 (0.89%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.89%) WordPress
9 3 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.67%) SAS
9 3 (0.67%) Sitefinity
10 2 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.45%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.22%) Anypoint
11 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.22%) Jupyter
Applications
1 15 (3.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.23%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (1.11%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.67%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.45%) FreeHand
6 1 (0.22%) Maya
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.22%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 10 (2.23%) Magento
1 10 (2.23%) Workfront
2 9 (2.00%) Elite 3E
3 8 (1.78%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 46 (10.24%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (8.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (7.35%) GitHub
4 30 (6.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 30 (6.68%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (2.45%) Trello
6 10 (2.23%) Google Play
6 10 (2.23%) SaaS
7 9 (2.00%) OpenShift
8 8 (1.78%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (1.34%) Amazon S3
9 6 (1.34%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (1.34%) Basecamp
9 6 (1.34%) IaaS
10 4 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.89%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 3 (0.67%) BrowserStack
11 3 (0.67%) Force.com
11 3 (0.67%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.45%) Internet
2 9 (2.00%) HTTP
3 2 (0.45%) SAN
3 2 (0.45%) SSH
3 2 (0.45%) VPN
4 1 (0.22%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.22%) LAN
4 1 (0.22%) WAN
4 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (17.59%) SQL Server
2 42 (9.35%) MySQL
3 32 (7.13%) Big Data
4 27 (6.01%) Hadoop
5 14 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (2.90%) Oracle Database
7 12 (2.67%) SQL Server 2014
8 11 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (2.23%) SSDT
10 8 (1.78%) NoSQL
10 8 (1.78%) Relational Database
11 7 (1.56%) Endeca
11 7 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (1.34%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (1.11%) Data Lake
14 4 (0.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 4 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (0.89%) Oracle Database 12c
14 4 (0.89%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 127 (28.29%) Git (software)
2 118 (26.28%) Jenkins
3 74 (16.48%) Selenium
4 55 (12.25%) Bitbucket
5 24 (5.35%) Cucumber
5 24 (5.35%) JUnit
6 23 (5.12%) WebDriver
7 22 (4.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 22 (4.90%) SonarQube
8 21 (4.68%) Maven
8 21 (4.68%) Subversion
9 19 (4.23%) Gradle
10 18 (4.01%) TeamCity
11 17 (3.79%) Octopus Deploy
12 15 (3.34%) SoapUI
13 14 (3.12%) Bugzilla
14 12 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (2.45%) MSBuild
15 11 (2.45%) Oracle Forms
16 10 (2.23%) Mercurial
General
1 96 (21.38%) Finance
2 55 (12.25%) Retail
3 41 (9.13%) Banking
4 32 (7.13%) Marketing
5 25 (5.57%) Manufacturing
6 24 (5.35%) Investment Banking
7 23 (5.12%) Advertising
8 22 (4.90%) Law
9 16 (3.56%) Games
10 14 (3.12%) Retail Banking
11 12 (2.67%) Telecoms
12 10 (2.23%) Legal
13 7 (1.56%) Electronics
13 7 (1.56%) Military
14 5 (1.11%) Automotive
14 5 (1.11%) Financial Institution
14 5 (1.11%) German Language
15 3 (0.67%) French Language
15 3 (0.67%) Japanese Language
15 3 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 135 (30.07%) Developer
2 63 (14.03%) Analyst
3 42 (9.35%) Tester
4 36 (8.02%) Software Engineer
5 25 (5.57%) Test Analyst
6 24 (5.35%) Software Developer
7 23 (5.12%) DevOps Engineer
8 22 (4.90%) Java Developer
9 21 (4.68%) Architect
9 21 (4.68%) Project Manager
9 21 (4.68%) Test Leader
10 20 (4.45%) Business Analyst
10 20 (4.45%) Java Engineer
11 19 (4.23%) QA Tester
12 18 (4.01%) .NET Developer
12 18 (4.01%) Senior Developer
13 17 (3.79%) C# Developer
14 16 (3.56%) PHP Developer
15 14 (3.12%) Oracle Developer
15 14 (3.12%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (17.37%) Web Services
2 71 (15.81%) .NET
3 65 (14.48%) HTML
4 53 (11.80%) JSON
5 49 (10.91%) CSS
6 47 (10.47%) REST
7 44 (9.80%) XML
8 43 (9.58%) jQuery
9 39 (8.69%) Hibernate
10 33 (7.35%) RESTful
11 32 (7.13%) .NET Framework
12 23 (5.12%) Middleware
12 23 (5.12%) SOAP
13 22 (4.90%) ASP.NET
14 20 (4.45%) ASP.NET Web API
15 19 (4.23%) Spring
16 17 (3.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 15 (3.34%) AngularJS
18 13 (2.90%) J2EE
18 13 (2.90%) React
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.68%) Life Science
2 21 (4.68%) Mobile App
3 20 (4.45%) Management Information System
4 17 (3.79%) User Experience
5 12 (2.67%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.00%) Mainframe
8 8 (1.78%) Fintech
8 8 (1.78%) Linux Command Line
8 8 (1.78%) NHS
8 8 (1.78%) Wiki
9 6 (1.34%) Cyberattack
10 5 (1.11%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.11%) FMCG
10 5 (1.11%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.67%) VSAM
12 2 (0.45%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.45%) Online Banking
12 2 (0.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 84 (18.71%) Linux
2 81 (18.04%) Windows
3 28 (6.24%) Android
4 20 (4.45%) Unix
5 18 (4.01%) Apple iOS
6 17 (3.79%) Windows Server
7 9 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.34%) CentOS
9 5 (1.11%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.45%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.45%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.45%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.22%) Debian
11 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.22%) SUSE
11 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (71.94%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (26.28%) Scrum
3 98 (21.83%) Test Automation
4 88 (19.60%) TDD
5 87 (19.38%) DevOps
6 82 (18.26%) Continuous Integration
7 69 (15.37%) Software Engineering
8 63 (14.03%) MVC
9 61 (13.59%) SDLC
10 48 (10.69%) Mentoring
11 46 (10.24%) E-Commerce
12 45 (10.02%) BDD
13 41 (9.13%) Test Scripting
14 39 (8.69%) OO
15 38 (8.46%) Kanban
16 34 (7.57%) Software Testing
17 33 (7.35%) Project Management
18 31 (6.90%) Information Security
19 30 (6.68%) Continuous Improvement
20 29 (6.46%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 146 (32.52%) SQL
2 129 (28.73%) Java
3 86 (19.15%) JavaScript
4 70 (15.59%) C#
5 49 (10.91%) Python
6 48 (10.69%) PHP
7 32 (7.13%) C
8 27 (6.01%) T-SQL
9 14 (3.12%) PL/SQL
10 11 (2.45%) Ruby
10 11 (2.45%) Shell Script
11 9 (2.00%) VB
12 8 (1.78%) C++
12 8 (1.78%) ES6
12 8 (1.78%) PHP 5
13 7 (1.56%) Perl
13 7 (1.56%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.34%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.34%) Groovy
14 6 (1.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 58 (12.92%) Degree
2 30 (6.68%) ISTQB
3 23 (5.12%) ISEB
4 15 (3.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (2.23%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.78%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.56%) Numerate Degree
8 6 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (1.34%) MCP
8 6 (1.34%) MCSA
8 6 (1.34%) MCSE
8 6 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.67%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.67%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.67%) PMP
10 2 (0.45%) MOS
11 1 (0.22%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.22%) HND
11 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (20.27%) QA
2 4 (0.89%) PMO
2 4 (0.89%) SLA
3 3 (0.67%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.45%) ISO 15765
5 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.22%) TickIT
System Software
1 36 (8.02%) Docker
2 16 (3.56%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.45%) vSphere
5 2 (0.45%) XenApp
6 1 (0.22%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 46 (10.24%) Opscode Chef
2 37 (8.24%) Puppet
3 21 (4.68%) ZABBIX
4 15 (3.34%) Ambari
5 12 (2.67%) Ansible
6 10 (2.23%) Kubernetes
7 9 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (2.00%) SCCM
8 8 (1.78%) Simian Army
9 6 (1.34%) Nagios
9 6 (1.34%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.45%) EdgeSight
10 2 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.45%) SCOM
11 1 (0.22%) HockeyApp
11 1 (0.22%) Kibana
11 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 61 (13.59%) Microsoft
2 60 (13.36%) Oracle
3 26 (5.79%) SAP
4 22 (4.90%) Google
5 20 (4.45%) HP
6 19 (4.23%) WorldPay
7 17 (3.79%) Atlassian
8 15 (3.34%) Hortonworks
9 13 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (2.00%) CA Agile Central
10 9 (2.00%) Intapp
10 9 (2.00%) Reuters
11 8 (1.78%) hybris
11 8 (1.78%) Red Hat
12 7 (1.56%) Aquila
12 7 (1.56%) BroadVision
12 7 (1.56%) Xamarin
12 7 (1.56%) Zend
13 6 (1.34%) New Relic
13 6 (1.34%) Trend Micro