Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
England > North West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 75 157
Rank change year-on-year -26 +82 +56
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 413 458 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.11% 3.66% 1.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.50% 17.17% 9.54%
Number of salaries quoted 303 408 201
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £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 2848 2667 2454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.42% 21.31% 19.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2324 2394 2156
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £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 22 November 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 22 November 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 -20 260 £42,500 - 30
Cheshire -23 106 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Merseyside +25 40 £37,000 -7.50% 6
Lancashire -20 5 £29,000 -17.14% 4
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 302 (73.12%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (31.23%) Java
3 122 (29.54%) SQL
4 118 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 117 (28.33%) Git (software)
6 110 (26.63%) Scrum
7 97 (23.49%) Confluence
8 96 (23.24%) Test Automation
9 93 (22.52%) Jenkins
10 91 (22.03%) QA
11 89 (21.55%) Linux
12 88 (21.31%) HTML
13 84 (20.34%) TDD
14 82 (19.85%) Finance
15 80 (19.37%) SQL Server
16 70 (16.95%) Degree
16 70 (16.95%) DevOps
17 68 (16.46%) Selenium
17 68 (16.46%) MVC
18 66 (15.98%) CSS
19 64 (15.50%) .NET
20 63 (15.25%) Web Services
21 62 (15.01%) Windows
22 60 (14.53%) Bitbucket
23 58 (14.04%) jQuery
24 57 (13.80%) C#
25 55 (13.32%) Microsoft
25 55 (13.32%) Continuous Integration
26 54 (13.08%) JSON
27 53 (12.83%) REST

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 97 (23.49%) Confluence
2 22 (5.33%) Apache
3 14 (3.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (2.18%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.45%) CMS
5 6 (1.45%) JBoss
6 5 (1.21%) OpenStack
6 5 (1.21%) Umbraco
6 5 (1.21%) WordPress
7 4 (0.97%) EPiServer
7 4 (0.97%) nginx
7 4 (0.97%) OpenEdge
8 3 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.73%) GlassFish
8 3 (0.73%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.48%) IIS
9 2 (0.48%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.48%) SAS
9 2 (0.48%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (3.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.45%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.73%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.48%) FreeHand
5 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.24%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 12 (2.91%) Magento
2 10 (2.42%) SAP Hybris
3 5 (1.21%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (1.21%) Workfront
4 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 42 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (8.72%) GitHub
3 29 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (5.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 23 (5.57%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (3.15%) SaaS
6 11 (2.66%) Google Play
7 7 (1.69%) Trello
8 4 (0.97%) BrowserStack
8 4 (0.97%) IaaS
9 3 (0.73%) Force.com
9 3 (0.73%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.73%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 3 (0.73%) Slack
10 2 (0.48%) Basecamp
10 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.48%) npm
10 2 (0.48%) Office 365
10 2 (0.48%) PaaS
11 1 (0.24%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.12%) HTTP
2 11 (2.66%) LDAP
3 9 (2.18%) Internet
4 2 (0.48%) SAN
4 2 (0.48%) SSH
5 1 (0.24%) ATM
5 1 (0.24%) LAN
5 1 (0.24%) WAN
5 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (19.37%) SQL Server
2 41 (9.93%) MySQL
3 37 (8.96%) Big Data
4 24 (5.81%) Hadoop
5 17 (4.12%) NoSQL
6 9 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (2.18%) Endeca
6 9 (2.18%) Oracle Database
7 8 (1.94%) DB2
7 8 (1.94%) MongoDB
7 8 (1.94%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (1.45%) SSDT
9 5 (1.21%) CouchDB
9 5 (1.21%) Data Lake
9 5 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.21%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.73%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 117 (28.33%) Git (software)
2 93 (22.52%) Jenkins
3 68 (16.46%) Selenium
4 60 (14.53%) Bitbucket
5 31 (7.51%) Cucumber
6 29 (7.02%) JUnit
6 29 (7.02%) Subversion
7 25 (6.05%) SonarQube
8 23 (5.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 23 (5.57%) Gradle
9 20 (4.84%) Maven
10 18 (4.36%) WebDriver
11 17 (4.12%) TeamCity
11 17 (4.12%) TestRail
12 15 (3.63%) Visual Studio
13 14 (3.39%) Bugzilla
13 14 (3.39%) ReSharper
13 14 (3.39%) Sonatype Nexus
14 13 (3.15%) SpecFlow
15 12 (2.91%) SoapUI
General
1 82 (19.85%) Finance
2 30 (7.26%) Banking
3 29 (7.02%) Marketing
4 27 (6.54%) Manufacturing
4 27 (6.54%) Retail
5 22 (5.33%) Law
6 17 (4.12%) Advertising
7 14 (3.39%) Games
8 13 (3.15%) Telecoms
9 12 (2.91%) Automotive
10 11 (2.66%) Investment Banking
11 10 (2.42%) Electronics
12 8 (1.94%) French Language
12 8 (1.94%) German Language
12 8 (1.94%) Japanese Language
12 8 (1.94%) Retail Banking
13 7 (1.69%) Military
14 5 (1.21%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.97%) Back Office
15 4 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 146 (35.35%) Developer
2 63 (15.25%) Analyst
3 32 (7.75%) Tester
4 30 (7.26%) Test Analyst
5 29 (7.02%) Java Developer
6 28 (6.78%) Software Developer
7 24 (5.81%) Test Leader
8 22 (5.33%) Full Stack Developer
9 20 (4.84%) Architect
10 19 (4.60%) Business Analyst
11 18 (4.36%) C# Developer
11 18 (4.36%) Java Engineer
11 18 (4.36%) Software Engineer
12 17 (4.12%) .NET Developer
13 16 (3.87%) PHP Developer
14 14 (3.39%) C# Software Developer
15 13 (3.15%) JavaScript Developer
15 13 (3.15%) Senior Developer
15 13 (3.15%) Test Engineer
16 11 (2.66%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (21.31%) HTML
2 66 (15.98%) CSS
3 64 (15.50%) .NET
4 63 (15.25%) Web Services
5 58 (14.04%) jQuery
6 54 (13.08%) JSON
7 53 (12.83%) REST
8 49 (11.86%) XML
9 47 (11.38%) AngularJS
10 41 (9.93%) Hibernate
11 36 (8.72%) SOAP
12 31 (7.51%) Spring
13 30 (7.26%) .NET Framework
13 30 (7.26%) ASP.NET
14 29 (7.02%) RESTful
15 25 (6.05%) React
16 23 (5.57%) HTML5
17 21 (5.08%) Node.js
18 20 (4.84%) J2EE
18 20 (4.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.54%) Computer Science
3 21 (5.08%) User Experience
4 19 (4.60%) Life Science
5 11 (2.66%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.18%) NHS
8 8 (1.94%) Wiki
9 7 (1.69%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.45%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.21%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (1.21%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.21%) Fintech
12 4 (0.97%) Cyber Attack
12 4 (0.97%) Data Centre
12 4 (0.97%) FMCG
12 4 (0.97%) iPad
13 3 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (0.73%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 89 (21.55%) Linux
2 62 (15.01%) Windows
3 23 (5.57%) Android
4 19 (4.60%) Unix
5 13 (3.15%) Apple iOS
6 12 (2.91%) Windows Server
7 10 (2.42%) CentOS
8 9 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.21%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.97%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.48%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.24%) Debian
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (73.12%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (26.63%) Scrum
3 96 (23.24%) Test Automation
4 84 (20.34%) TDD
5 70 (16.95%) DevOps
6 68 (16.46%) MVC
7 55 (13.32%) Continuous Integration
8 53 (12.83%) SDLC
9 52 (12.59%) Mentoring
10 51 (12.35%) Software Engineering
11 49 (11.86%) BDD
12 48 (11.62%) OO
13 39 (9.44%) Software Testing
14 36 (8.72%) Test Scripting
15 35 (8.47%) E-Commerce
16 32 (7.75%) Project Management
17 29 (7.02%) Open Source
18 28 (6.78%) User Stories
19 26 (6.30%) Acceptance Criteria
19 26 (6.30%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 129 (31.23%) Java
2 122 (29.54%) SQL
3 118 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 57 (13.80%) C#
5 47 (11.38%) PHP
6 43 (10.41%) Python
7 26 (6.30%) C
8 21 (5.08%) C++
9 18 (4.36%) Shell Script
10 11 (2.66%) ES6
11 10 (2.42%) PL/SQL
12 9 (2.18%) Ruby
13 8 (1.94%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.94%) TypeScript
14 7 (1.69%) Clojure
14 7 (1.69%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.45%) Groovy
15 6 (1.45%) T-SQL
16 5 (1.21%) PHP 5
17 4 (0.97%) XPath
Qualifications
1 70 (16.95%) Degree
2 41 (9.93%) ISTQB
3 30 (7.26%) ISEB
4 20 (4.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 19 (4.60%) Security Cleared
6 13 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (2.42%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.69%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (1.21%) HND
10 3 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.48%) HNC
11 2 (0.48%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (22.03%) QA
2 5 (1.21%) PMO
3 3 (0.73%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.48%) SLA
5 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.24%) MiFID
5 1 (0.24%) TickIT
System Software
1 35 (8.47%) Docker
2 4 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (0.97%) vSphere
3 3 (0.73%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.48%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.48%) Firmware
4 2 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.48%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.48%) XenApp
5 1 (0.24%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 36 (8.72%) Opscode Chef
2 34 (8.23%) Puppet
3 20 (4.84%) ZABBIX
4 14 (3.39%) Ambari
5 10 (2.42%) SCCM
6 8 (1.94%) Nagios
7 4 (0.97%) SCOrch
8 3 (0.73%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.48%) EdgeSight
9 2 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.48%) SCOM
10 1 (0.24%) Ansible
10 1 (0.24%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.24%) HockeyApp
10 1 (0.24%) Kibana
10 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 55 (13.32%) Microsoft
2 49 (11.86%) Oracle
3 26 (6.30%) SAP
4 19 (4.60%) HP
5 18 (4.36%) Google
6 14 (3.39%) Hortonworks
7 13 (3.15%) Atlassian
8 11 (2.66%) hybris
8 11 (2.66%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (2.42%) IBM
10 9 (2.18%) BroadVision
11 8 (1.94%) CA Agile Central
11 8 (1.94%) Zend
12 5 (1.21%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.21%) Reuters
12 5 (1.21%) VMware
12 5 (1.21%) Workday
13 4 (0.97%) MuleSoft
13 4 (0.97%) Progress
13 4 (0.97%) WorldPay