Period
to 4 June 2020

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 6 months to 4 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 43 55 47
Rank change year-on-year +12 -8 -10
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 14 23 9
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.18% 3.41% 2.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 28.00% 20.54% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 9
Median annual salary £33,750 £32,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.47% -20.00% -30.43%
10th Percentile £30,875 £11,250 £35,800
90th Percentile £40,000 £50,125 £43,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 50 112 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 11.36% 16.62% 13.86%
Number of salaries quoted 27 65 40
Median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +6.85%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £59,750 £52,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Northern Ireland

JIRA
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing JIRA in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend 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 6 months to 4 June 2020. 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
County Antrim +13 12 £33,750 +5.47% 1
County Londonderry - 2 - -
JIRA
UK

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 10 (71.43%) HP
1 10 (71.43%) Performance Testing
1 10 (71.43%) System Testing
1 10 (71.43%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (57.14%) Software Delivery
3 7 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (50.00%) Selenium
4 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (42.86%) Visual Studio
4 6 (42.86%) Azure
4 6 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 6 (42.86%) DevOps
5 5 (35.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (35.71%) GitHub
5 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
5 5 (35.71%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Postman
5 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
5 5 (35.71%) Degree
5 5 (35.71%) JMeter
6 4 (28.57%) HNC
6 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
7 3 (21.43%) QA
7 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (21.43%) User Stories
8 2 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (14.29%) Android Development
8 2 (14.29%) iOS Development

JIRA
Co-occurring 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 2 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Azure
2 5 (35.71%) GitHub
3 2 (14.29%) AWS
3 2 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MariaDB
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Selenium
2 6 (42.86%) Visual Studio
3 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
3 5 (35.71%) JMeter
3 5 (35.71%) Postman
4 1 (7.14%) Appium
4 1 (7.14%) NUnit
4 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Tester
2 5 (35.71%) Automation Tester
2 5 (35.71%) Performance Test Leader
2 5 (35.71%) Test Leader
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Automation Tester
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Tester
4 3 (21.43%) Software Tester
5 2 (14.29%) Developer
5 2 (14.29%) HTML Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Java Programmer
5 2 (14.29%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (14.29%) MySQL Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Programmer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Programmer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior MySQL Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Programmer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Apache Commons
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) jQuery
1 2 (14.29%) Node.js
1 2 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (14.29%) React
1 2 (14.29%) REST
1 2 (14.29%) Spring
1 2 (14.29%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) iPhone
2 1 (7.14%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Android
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Performance Testing
1 10 (71.43%) System Testing
2 8 (57.14%) Software Delivery
3 7 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (42.86%) DevOps
4 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (42.86%) Test Strategy
5 5 (35.71%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
7 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (21.43%) User Stories
8 2 (14.29%) Android Development
8 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (14.29%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 2 (14.29%) iOS Development
8 2 (14.29%) IT Strategy
8 2 (14.29%) Line Management
8 2 (14.29%) Microservices
8 2 (14.29%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
1 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
1 5 (35.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (28.57%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Xamarin