Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
England > North West
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 92 80
Rank change year-on-year +21 -12 +103
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 485 402 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.15% 3.15% 3.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.73% 14.74% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 361 293 375
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £26,950
90th Percentile £75,000 £60,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year - -2.91% +6.19%

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 2,458 2,727 2,494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.03% 21.39% 20.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2,004 2,218 2,232
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,075 £29,638 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 October 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 21 October 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 +37 364 £45,000 +5.88% 63
Cheshire +5 94 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Merseyside -2 14 £32,500 -12.16% 15
Lancashire +16 12 £41,250 +42.24% 7
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 364 (75.05%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (36.08%) Java
3 174 (35.88%) Confluence
4 148 (30.52%) Test Automation
5 146 (30.10%) SQL
6 132 (27.22%) Git (software)
7 122 (25.15%) Jenkins
8 114 (23.51%) Linux
9 113 (23.30%) DevOps
10 110 (22.68%) Finance
10 110 (22.68%) Selenium
11 106 (21.86%) Scrum
12 102 (21.03%) C#
13 93 (19.18%) .NET
14 91 (18.76%) Windows
15 89 (18.35%) JavaScript
16 88 (18.14%) Amazon AWS
17 85 (17.53%) Microsoft Azure
18 79 (16.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 79 (16.29%) TDD
19 77 (15.88%) Python
20 76 (15.67%) Microsoft
21 75 (15.46%) Continuous Integration
22 68 (14.02%) BDD
23 64 (13.20%) Software Engineering
24 61 (12.58%) Cucumber
25 59 (12.16%) Test Scripting
25 59 (12.16%) TeamCity
26 58 (11.96%) Bitbucket
27 57 (11.75%) 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
1 174 (35.88%) Confluence
2 45 (9.28%) IIS
3 34 (7.01%) Apache
4 19 (3.92%) Apache Spark
5 15 (3.09%) SharePoint
6 11 (2.27%) Apache Pig
7 9 (1.86%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.44%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.24%) CMS
9 6 (1.24%) MS Project Server
9 6 (1.24%) WordPress
10 5 (1.03%) Liferay
10 5 (1.03%) Sitefinity
11 4 (0.82%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.62%) JBoss
13 2 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.41%) Kentico
13 2 (0.41%) Perch
13 2 (0.41%) Umbraco
14 1 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 23 (4.74%) Microsoft Project
2 15 (3.09%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.65%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.82%) SAP FI
1 4 (0.82%) SAP MM
1 4 (0.82%) SAP PP
1 4 (0.82%) SAP QM
1 4 (0.82%) SAP S/4HANA
1 4 (0.82%) SAP SD
2 3 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.21%) Magento
4 1 (0.21%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 88 (18.14%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (17.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (11.55%) Amazon EC2
4 42 (8.66%) AWS CloudFormation
5 41 (8.45%) Azure Active Directory
6 39 (8.04%) Amazon S3
7 38 (7.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 38 (7.84%) Amazon SQS
8 21 (4.33%) Cloud Computing
9 16 (3.30%) Amazon EMR
10 13 (2.68%) NuGet
10 13 (2.68%) SaaS
11 8 (1.65%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (1.44%) BrowserStack
12 7 (1.44%) Trello
13 5 (1.03%) BlazeMeter
14 4 (0.82%) GitHub
14 4 (0.82%) OpenShift
15 3 (0.62%) npm
15 3 (0.62%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.09%) HTTP
2 13 (2.68%) TCP/IP
3 12 (2.47%) Internet
4 11 (2.27%) Firewall
5 10 (2.06%) SSL
6 3 (0.62%) LAN
6 3 (0.62%) WAN
7 2 (0.41%) ATM
7 2 (0.41%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.21%) FTP
8 1 (0.21%) Intranet
8 1 (0.21%) SAN
8 1 (0.21%) SMS
8 1 (0.21%) Telepresence
8 1 (0.21%) VLAN
8 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.21%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (9.90%) SQL Server
2 39 (8.04%) Amazon RDS
3 35 (7.22%) Hadoop
4 33 (6.80%) Big Data
5 30 (6.19%) MySQL
6 29 (5.98%) NoSQL
7 20 (4.12%) MongoDB
8 16 (3.30%) Amazon Athena
8 16 (3.30%) Amazon Redshift
8 16 (3.30%) Flink
9 11 (2.27%) Apache Hive
10 8 (1.65%) Couchbase
10 8 (1.65%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.62%) Power BI
12 3 (0.62%) QlikView
12 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 132 (27.22%) Git (software)
2 122 (25.15%) Jenkins
3 110 (22.68%) Selenium
4 79 (16.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 61 (12.58%) Cucumber
6 59 (12.16%) TeamCity
7 58 (11.96%) Bitbucket
8 46 (9.48%) Octopus Deploy
9 38 (7.84%) SoapUI
9 38 (7.84%) Visual Studio
10 33 (6.80%) JMeter
11 32 (6.60%) WebDriver
12 29 (5.98%) SpecFlow
13 21 (4.33%) JUnit
14 18 (3.71%) Subversion
15 15 (3.09%) Maven
16 14 (2.89%) Sonatype Nexus
17 12 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
18 10 (2.06%) git-flow
18 10 (2.06%) Robot Framework
General
1 110 (22.68%) Finance
2 46 (9.48%) Banking
3 42 (8.66%) Retail
4 32 (6.60%) Investment Banking
5 30 (6.19%) Law
6 23 (4.74%) Marketing
7 20 (4.12%) Telecoms
8 16 (3.30%) Games
9 15 (3.09%) Manufacturing
10 13 (2.68%) Electronics
10 13 (2.68%) Retail Banking
11 9 (1.86%) Advertising
12 7 (1.44%) Automotive
13 6 (1.24%) Publishing
14 3 (0.62%) Back Office
15 2 (0.41%) Legal
16 1 (0.21%) Billing
16 1 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.21%) Front Office
16 1 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 110 (22.68%) Developer
2 97 (20.00%) Analyst
3 55 (11.34%) Test Analyst
4 42 (8.66%) DevOps Engineer
4 42 (8.66%) Software Engineer
5 41 (8.45%) .NET Developer
6 35 (7.22%) Tester
7 33 (6.80%) C# Developer
8 32 (6.60%) Test Engineer
9 29 (5.98%) C# .NET Developer
10 27 (5.57%) Architect
10 27 (5.57%) Java Engineer
11 26 (5.36%) Software Developer
12 20 (4.12%) Business Analyst
13 19 (3.92%) DevOps Manager
14 17 (3.51%) Developer in Test
14 17 (3.51%) Development Engineer
15 16 (3.30%) Automation Tester
15 16 (3.30%) Java Software Engineer
16 15 (3.09%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (19.18%) .NET
2 57 (11.75%) XML
3 55 (11.34%) Web Services
4 53 (10.93%) SOAP
5 50 (10.31%) REST
6 46 (9.48%) HTML
7 39 (8.04%) AngularJS
8 37 (7.63%) CSS
9 35 (7.22%) ASP.NET
9 35 (7.22%) ASP.NET Web API
10 34 (7.01%) .NET Framework
10 34 (7.01%) JSON
11 32 (6.60%) jQuery
12 31 (6.39%) RESTful
13 25 (5.15%) Java EE
14 22 (4.54%) Gherkin
14 22 (4.54%) HTML5
15 20 (4.12%) Kafka
16 19 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
17 16 (3.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 55 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (7.84%) Private Cloud
3 35 (7.22%) Computer Science
4 31 (6.39%) Mobile App
5 28 (5.77%) Wiki
6 21 (4.33%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (4.33%) Mainframe
7 19 (3.92%) User Experience
8 18 (3.71%) Greenfield Project
9 16 (3.30%) Fintech
10 13 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
11 12 (2.47%) Blog
11 12 (2.47%) Internet of Things
12 8 (1.65%) Management Information System
13 6 (1.24%) PKI
14 5 (1.03%) 3D Graphics
14 5 (1.03%) Algorithms
14 5 (1.03%) APACS
14 5 (1.03%) Client/Server
15 4 (0.82%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 114 (23.51%) Linux
2 91 (18.76%) Windows
3 34 (7.01%) Android
4 30 (6.19%) Apple iOS
5 24 (4.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (4.74%) CentOS
7 16 (3.30%) Unix
8 12 (2.47%) Windows Server
9 10 (2.06%) Mac OS X
10 8 (1.65%) Windows 10
11 6 (1.24%) Windows 7
11 6 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.41%) SUSE
13 1 (0.21%) AIX
13 1 (0.21%) HPUX
13 1 (0.21%) Solaris
13 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (75.05%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (30.52%) Test Automation
3 113 (23.30%) DevOps
4 106 (21.86%) Scrum
5 79 (16.29%) TDD
6 75 (15.46%) Continuous Integration
7 68 (14.02%) BDD
8 64 (13.20%) Software Engineering
9 59 (12.16%) Test Scripting
10 56 (11.55%) Business Intelligence
11 53 (10.93%) SDLC
12 45 (9.28%) MVC
13 44 (9.07%) Software Testing
13 44 (9.07%) Unit Testing
14 41 (8.45%) Open Source
15 40 (8.25%) Kanban
15 40 (8.25%) User Stories
16 38 (7.84%) Network Virtualisation
16 38 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
17 36 (7.42%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 175 (36.08%) Java
2 146 (30.10%) SQL
3 102 (21.03%) C#
4 89 (18.35%) JavaScript
5 77 (15.88%) Python
6 33 (6.80%) C++
7 28 (5.77%) PHP
8 26 (5.36%) Ruby
9 20 (4.12%) C
10 19 (3.92%) Scala
11 17 (3.51%) PowerShell
12 14 (2.89%) T-SQL
13 13 (2.68%) Bash Shell
14 11 (2.27%) Groovy
14 11 (2.27%) Objective-C
15 9 (1.86%) VB.NET
16 8 (1.65%) Go
17 5 (1.03%) Kotlin
17 5 (1.03%) PL/SQL
17 5 (1.03%) VC++
Qualifications
1 50 (10.31%) Degree
2 29 (5.98%) ISTQB
3 24 (4.95%) Computer Science Degree
4 23 (4.74%) Security Cleared
5 21 (4.33%) ISEB
6 17 (3.51%) DV Cleared
7 16 (3.30%) Numerate Degree
8 11 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (2.06%) CCNA
9 10 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (2.06%) CISSP
9 10 (2.06%) CompTIA Security+
9 10 (2.06%) GIAC
9 10 (2.06%) Linux+ Certification
9 10 (2.06%) MCSE
9 10 (2.06%) Network+ Certification
9 10 (2.06%) SANS
9 10 (2.06%) SSCP
10 6 (1.24%) SC Cleared
11 5 (1.03%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (9.69%) QA
2 3 (0.62%) ISO 15765
2 3 (0.62%) PMO
3 2 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.41%) WCAG
4 1 (0.21%) GPG13
4 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (10.10%) Active Directory
2 48 (9.90%) Docker
3 40 (8.25%) Virtual Machines
4 16 (3.30%) vSphere
5 6 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 47 (9.69%) Ansible
2 24 (4.95%) Kubernetes
3 23 (4.74%) Puppet
4 16 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (2.27%) Salt
6 6 (1.24%) WSUS
7 4 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.82%) Istio
8 3 (0.62%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.41%) FlexNet
9 2 (0.41%) Nessus
9 2 (0.41%) SCCM
10 1 (0.21%) Kibana
10 1 (0.21%) logstash
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.21%) Packer
10 1 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.21%) Terraform
Vendors
1 76 (15.67%) Microsoft
2 38 (7.84%) New Relic
2 38 (7.84%) Trend Micro
3 29 (5.98%) Atlassian
4 26 (5.36%) Oracle
4 26 (5.36%) Red Hat
5 20 (4.12%) CA Agile Central
6 18 (3.71%) SAP
6 18 (3.71%) Xamarin
7 16 (3.30%) Google
8 7 (1.44%) VMware
9 5 (1.03%) HP
9 5 (1.03%) WorldPay
10 4 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.62%) IBM
11 3 (0.62%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.62%) Tableau
11 3 (0.62%) TOWER Software
12 2 (0.41%) RedGate
12 2 (0.41%) Siemens