The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for JIRA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 32 28 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 -  
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 9 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.24% 3.13% -
As % of the Development Applications category 20.45% 25.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Median salary £57,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.16% +1.17%  

JIRA is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 44 16 20
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 15.83% 12.50% 19.42%
Number of salaries quoted 31 9 14
Median salary £33,500 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.66% -1.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland citing JIRA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Northern Ireland

JIRA
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JIRA in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for JIRA in Northern Ireland

JIRA
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Northern Ireland over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for JIRA in Northern Ireland

JIRA
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -2 9 £57,500 -
JIRA
UK

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (82.35%) SQL
2 14 (82.35%) QA
3 12 (70.59%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (58.82%) Finance
4 10 (58.82%) Scrum
5 9 (52.94%) TDD
5 9 (52.94%) Java
5 9 (52.94%) Cucumber
5 9 (52.94%) ATDD
5 9 (52.94%) User Stories
6 8 (47.06%) Derivative
7 7 (41.18%) Manual Testing
8 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
8 6 (35.29%) BDD
8 6 (35.29%) Automation Testing
8 6 (35.29%) SDLC
9 5 (29.41%) Defect Tracking
9 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (29.41%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
9 5 (29.41%) Selenium
9 5 (29.41%) ISEB
9 5 (29.41%) Credit Derivative
9 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
9 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (29.41%) Front Office
10 4 (23.53%) Banking
11 3 (17.65%) XML
12 2 (11.76%) Test Management

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 1 (5.88%) GemFire
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Cucumber
2 5 (29.41%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) FitNesse
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
3 1 (5.88%) JBehave
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) Maven
3 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.88%) TestComplete
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Front Office
3 4 (23.53%) Banking
4 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) QA Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Automation Tester
3 3 (17.65%) QA Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Senior QA Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (5.88%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) FpML
2 1 (5.88%) JDBC
2 1 (5.88%) JMS
2 1 (5.88%) JSON
2 1 (5.88%) RESTful
2 1 (5.88%) Spring
2 1 (5.88%) Spring MVC
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (47.06%) Derivative
3 5 (29.41%) Credit Derivative
3 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Scrum
3 9 (52.94%) ATDD
3 9 (52.94%) TDD
3 9 (52.94%) User Stories
4 7 (41.18%) Manual Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Automation Testing
5 6 (35.29%) BDD
5 6 (35.29%) SDLC
6 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Defect Tracking
6 5 (29.41%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
7 2 (11.76%) Test Management
8 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
8 1 (5.88%) MVC
8 1 (5.88%) QA Automation
8 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
2 5 (29.41%) ISEB
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (82.35%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle