Period
to 18 November 2017

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

Atlassian JIRA
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 37 34
Rank change year-on-year -10 -3 +22
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 22 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 4.87% 2.94% 1.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.18% 22.73% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 2
Northern Ireland median annual salary £12,500 £45,000 £29,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -72.22% +53.85% -15.22%
10th Percentile £11,250 £37,500 £26,825
90th Percentile £54,750 £55,900 £32,275
UK 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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 121 44 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 26.77% 12.94% 21.25%
Number of salaries quoted 42 32 22
Northern Ireland median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +18.52% +10.66%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,000 £22,675
90th Percentile £46,250 £55,000 £46,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 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
County Antrim -6 21 £12,500 -72.22% 1
County Armagh - 1 £40,000 -
JIRA
UK

For the 6 months to 18 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 21 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (77.27%) Java
3 14 (63.64%) SQL
3 14 (63.64%) SDLC
4 12 (54.55%) QA
4 12 (54.55%) Test Automation
5 11 (50.00%) ISTQB
5 11 (50.00%) ISEB
5 11 (50.00%) Finance
5 11 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 10 (45.45%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (45.45%) Defect Tracking
6 10 (45.45%) Scrum
6 10 (45.45%) Credit Derivative
6 10 (45.45%) Cucumber
6 10 (45.45%) BDD
6 10 (45.45%) Test Scripting
6 10 (45.45%) Manual Testing
6 10 (45.45%) Derivative
7 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (40.91%) Jenkins
8 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
9 5 (22.73%) RESTful
9 5 (22.73%) Confluence
9 5 (22.73%) TeamCity
9 5 (22.73%) Multithreading
9 5 (22.73%) Spring
9 5 (22.73%) Maven
9 5 (22.73%) JSON

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 5 (22.73%) Confluence
1 5 (22.73%) GemFire
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) GitHub
1 4 (18.18%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Cucumber
2 9 (40.91%) Jenkins
3 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
4 5 (22.73%) Maven
4 5 (22.73%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.55%) MSTest
5 1 (4.55%) NUnit
5 1 (4.55%) Selenium
5 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (18.18%) QA Leader
3 4 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Quality Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum Master
5 1 (4.55%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) FpML
1 5 (22.73%) JDBC
1 5 (22.73%) JMS
1 5 (22.73%) JSON
1 5 (22.73%) RESTful
1 5 (22.73%) Spring
1 5 (22.73%) Spring MVC
1 5 (22.73%) Web Services
1 5 (22.73%) XML
2 4 (18.18%) Node.js
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Credit Derivative
1 10 (45.45%) Derivative
1 10 (45.45%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (22.73%) Virtual Team
4 1 (4.55%) Internet of Things
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (63.64%) SDLC
3 12 (54.55%) Test Automation
4 11 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 10 (45.45%) BDD
5 10 (45.45%) Defect Tracking
5 10 (45.45%) Manual Testing
5 10 (45.45%) Scrum
5 10 (45.45%) Test Scripting
6 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (22.73%) Multithreading
7 5 (22.73%) MVC
8 2 (9.09%) Project Management
8 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Issue Tracking
9 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
9 1 (4.55%) Requirements Management
9 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
9 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) Java
2 14 (63.64%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
4 2 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) ISEB
1 11 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (18.18%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (54.55%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.55%) HP