Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
England > North West
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 98 79
Rank change year-on-year +33 -19 +82
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 504 416 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.41% 3.17% 3.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.12% 14.78% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 382 307 405
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,300 £25,300
90th Percentile £78,750 £61,750 £60,750
England median annual salary £52,133 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.27% - +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 2,386 2,814 2,642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.89% 21.47% 21.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,939 2,284 2,369
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +34 377 £46,500 +10.06% 55
Cheshire +9 85 £40,500 -10.00% 23
Merseyside -10 22 £32,500 -12.16% 9
Lancashire +22 17 £43,000 +79.17% 8
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 400 (79.37%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (40.67%) Java
3 194 (38.49%) Confluence
4 145 (28.77%) Git (software)
5 143 (28.37%) DevOps
6 136 (26.98%) Jenkins
7 134 (26.59%) SQL
8 130 (25.79%) Linux
9 119 (23.61%) Test Automation
10 113 (22.42%) Scrum
11 110 (21.83%) Amazon AWS
12 106 (21.03%) Python
13 103 (20.44%) TDD
14 97 (19.25%) Selenium
15 90 (17.86%) Finance
16 88 (17.46%) Windows
17 84 (16.67%) C#
17 84 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 83 (16.47%) Microsoft Azure
19 82 (16.27%) JavaScript
20 79 (15.67%) Amazon EC2
21 77 (15.28%) .NET
22 75 (14.88%) Open Source
23 72 (14.29%) Web Services
24 66 (13.10%) Apache
24 66 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
24 66 (13.10%) Software Engineering
25 65 (12.90%) BDD
26 62 (12.30%) Microsoft
27 61 (12.10%) TeamCity

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 66 (13.10%) Apache
3 45 (8.93%) IIS
4 43 (8.53%) Apache Spark
5 15 (2.98%) SharePoint
6 12 (2.38%) WebSphere
7 9 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (1.59%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.39%) Liferay
10 6 (1.19%) Apache Pig
10 6 (1.19%) CMS
10 6 (1.19%) MS Project Server
10 6 (1.19%) WordPress
11 4 (0.79%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.79%) JBoss
12 3 (0.60%) Jetty
13 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.40%) Kentico
13 2 (0.40%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (3.57%) MS Visio
2 17 (3.37%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.40%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.40%) SAP MM
2 2 (0.40%) SAP PP
2 2 (0.40%) SAP QM
2 2 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.40%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.20%) Magento
3 1 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 110 (21.83%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (16.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 79 (15.67%) Amazon EC2
4 45 (8.93%) Cloud Computing
5 44 (8.73%) AWS CloudFormation
6 42 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
7 41 (8.13%) Amazon S3
8 40 (7.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 40 (7.94%) Amazon SQS
9 37 (7.34%) Amazon EMR
10 14 (2.78%) NuGet
11 11 (2.18%) SaaS
12 9 (1.79%) Trello
13 7 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
13 7 (1.39%) npm
14 6 (1.19%) Slack
15 4 (0.79%) BlazeMeter
15 4 (0.79%) BrowserStack
15 4 (0.79%) OpenShift
16 3 (0.60%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.17%) Internet
2 12 (2.38%) HTTP
3 10 (1.98%) Firewall
4 7 (1.39%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.19%) LAN
5 6 (1.19%) WAN
6 5 (0.99%) SSL
7 4 (0.79%) VLAN
8 2 (0.40%) ATM
9 1 (0.20%) DNS
9 1 (0.20%) FTP
9 1 (0.20%) Intranet
9 1 (0.20%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.20%) SAN
9 1 (0.20%) SMS
9 1 (0.20%) Telepresence
9 1 (0.20%) VPN
9 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.20%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (10.52%) Hadoop
2 51 (10.12%) Big Data
2 51 (10.12%) NoSQL
3 50 (9.92%) SQL Server
4 42 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 41 (8.13%) Amazon RDS
6 37 (7.34%) Amazon Athena
6 37 (7.34%) Amazon Redshift
6 37 (7.34%) Flink
7 31 (6.15%) MySQL
8 8 (1.59%) Redis
9 7 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (1.19%) Apache Hive
11 5 (0.99%) Couchbase
12 4 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.60%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.60%) QlikView
13 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 145 (28.77%) Git (software)
2 136 (26.98%) Jenkins
3 97 (19.25%) Selenium
4 84 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 61 (12.10%) TeamCity
6 57 (11.31%) Bitbucket
7 56 (11.11%) Cucumber
8 43 (8.53%) Octopus Deploy
9 35 (6.94%) SoapUI
10 33 (6.55%) JMeter
11 32 (6.35%) WebDriver
12 29 (5.75%) JUnit
12 29 (5.75%) Visual Studio
13 21 (4.17%) Maven
13 21 (4.17%) SpecFlow
14 18 (3.57%) Subversion
15 17 (3.37%) EasyMock
15 17 (3.37%) Sonatype Nexus
16 13 (2.58%) gulp
17 12 (2.38%) HP UFT
General
1 90 (17.86%) Finance
2 38 (7.54%) Banking
3 34 (6.75%) Retail
4 25 (4.96%) Law
5 22 (4.37%) Investment Banking
6 19 (3.77%) Marketing
7 12 (2.38%) Games
8 11 (2.18%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.98%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.79%) Advertising
10 9 (1.79%) Electronics
11 8 (1.59%) Retail Banking
12 6 (1.19%) Publishing
13 4 (0.79%) Automotive
14 3 (0.60%) Back Office
15 1 (0.20%) Billing
15 1 (0.20%) Front Office
15 1 (0.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 100 (19.84%) Developer
2 94 (18.65%) Analyst
3 49 (9.72%) DevOps Engineer
4 47 (9.33%) Test Analyst
5 38 (7.54%) Software Engineer
6 37 (7.34%) Architect
7 34 (6.75%) Java Engineer
7 34 (6.75%) Test Engineer
8 31 (6.15%) .NET Developer
8 31 (6.15%) C# Developer
9 28 (5.56%) Development Engineer
10 27 (5.36%) Tester
11 25 (4.96%) Business Analyst
11 25 (4.96%) C# .NET Developer
11 25 (4.96%) Data Engineer
12 20 (3.97%) DevOps Manager
12 20 (3.97%) Senior Data Engineer
13 19 (3.77%) Big Data Engineer
13 19 (3.77%) Software Developer
14 18 (3.57%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (15.28%) .NET
2 72 (14.29%) Web Services
3 49 (9.72%) XML
4 48 (9.52%) HTML
5 47 (9.33%) AngularJS
6 46 (9.13%) REST
7 43 (8.53%) Kafka
8 40 (7.94%) CSS
9 38 (7.54%) SOAP
10 36 (7.14%) Spark Streaming
11 32 (6.35%) Java EE
12 30 (5.95%) jQuery
13 28 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
13 28 (5.56%) Gherkin
14 27 (5.36%) Spring
15 24 (4.76%) JSON
16 22 (4.37%) .NET Framework
16 22 (4.37%) ASP.NET
17 21 (4.17%) HTML5
18 20 (3.97%) React
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (7.94%) Private Cloud
3 32 (6.35%) Wiki
4 26 (5.16%) Mobile App
5 22 (4.37%) Mainframe
6 19 (3.77%) Internet of Things
7 17 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (3.37%) User Experience
8 16 (3.17%) Fintech
9 15 (2.98%) Greenfield Project
10 9 (1.79%) Blog
10 9 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
11 8 (1.59%) NHS
12 7 (1.39%) APACS
13 5 (0.99%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.79%) 3D Graphics
14 4 (0.79%) Cloud Native
14 4 (0.79%) Cyber Defence
14 4 (0.79%) Cyberattack
14 4 (0.79%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 130 (25.79%) Linux
2 88 (17.46%) Windows
3 34 (6.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 32 (6.35%) CentOS
5 25 (4.96%) Android
5 25 (4.96%) Unix
6 21 (4.17%) Apple iOS
7 11 (2.18%) Windows Server
8 7 (1.39%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.99%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.79%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.20%) SUSE
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 400 (79.37%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (28.37%) DevOps
3 119 (23.61%) Test Automation
4 113 (22.42%) Scrum
5 103 (20.44%) TDD
6 75 (14.88%) Open Source
7 66 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
7 66 (13.10%) Software Engineering
8 65 (12.90%) BDD
9 58 (11.51%) Change Management
10 55 (10.91%) SDLC
11 54 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
12 52 (10.32%) Configuration Management
13 50 (9.92%) Test Scripting
14 49 (9.72%) Computer Science
15 43 (8.53%) Data Modelling
15 43 (8.53%) Kanban
15 43 (8.53%) User Stories
16 40 (7.94%) Data Engineering
16 40 (7.94%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 205 (40.67%) Java
2 134 (26.59%) SQL
3 106 (21.03%) Python
4 84 (16.67%) C#
5 82 (16.27%) JavaScript
6 42 (8.33%) Scala
7 39 (7.74%) C++
8 21 (4.17%) Ruby
9 20 (3.97%) PHP
10 14 (2.78%) PowerShell
11 12 (2.38%) TypeScript
12 11 (2.18%) C
13 7 (1.39%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.39%) ES6
14 6 (1.19%) Go
14 6 (1.19%) Perl
14 6 (1.19%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.99%) Objective-C
15 5 (0.99%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.79%) VC++
Qualifications
1 57 (11.31%) Degree
2 42 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 37 (7.34%) Numerate Degree
4 27 (5.36%) ISTQB
5 20 (3.97%) ISEB
6 14 (2.78%) Security Cleared
7 10 (1.98%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.99%) CCNA
9 5 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.99%) CISSP
9 5 (0.99%) CompTIA Security+
9 5 (0.99%) GIAC
9 5 (0.99%) Linux+ Certification
9 5 (0.99%) MCSE
9 5 (0.99%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (0.99%) SANS
9 5 (0.99%) SSCP
10 3 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.60%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (9.33%) QA
2 6 (1.19%) WCAG
3 4 (0.79%) GDPR
4 2 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.40%) PMO
5 1 (0.20%) GPG13
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 15765
5 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (9.72%) Active Directory
2 48 (9.52%) Docker
3 42 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (1.79%) vSphere
5 4 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 58 (11.51%) Ansible
2 18 (3.57%) Kubernetes
3 16 (3.17%) Puppet
4 10 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.19%) HP ALM
5 6 (1.19%) Nessus
5 6 (1.19%) Salt
6 5 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.79%) Istio
7 4 (0.79%) WSUS
8 3 (0.60%) Kibana
8 3 (0.60%) logstash
8 3 (0.60%) SCCM
9 1 (0.20%) FlexNet
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.20%) Packer
9 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 62 (12.30%) Microsoft
2 48 (9.52%) CA Agile Central
3 40 (7.94%) New Relic
3 40 (7.94%) Trend Micro
4 35 (6.94%) Red Hat
5 26 (5.16%) Atlassian
6 24 (4.76%) Oracle
7 15 (2.98%) Xamarin
8 13 (2.58%) SAP
9 12 (2.38%) Google
10 11 (2.18%) WorldPay
11 6 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.99%) HP
12 5 (0.99%) VMware
13 4 (0.79%) Cisco
14 3 (0.60%) ServiceNow
14 3 (0.60%) Tableau
15 2 (0.40%) IBM
15 2 (0.40%) RedGate
15 2 (0.40%) Siemens