Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 73 122
Rank change year-on-year +9 +49 +10
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 50 33 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.22% 2.42% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.58% 12.22% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 38 32 11
South Wales median annual salary £48,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.25% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £34,475 £32,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £50,000
Wales median annual salary £49,039 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +22.60% +6.67% -6.25%

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 South Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 321 270 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 20.66% 19.84% 20.18%
Number of salaries quoted 252 217 350
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% +7.69% +2.14%
10th Percentile £28,750 £24,000 £25,475
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing JIRA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in South Wales

JIRA
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for JIRA in South Wales

JIRA
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in South Wales over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for JIRA in South Wales

JIRA
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. 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
Cardiff +5 33 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Neath Port Talbot +3 6 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Caerphilly - 5 £44,000 -
Bridgend -8 2 - - 2
Torfaen +7 1 - -
Newport +3 1 £35,000 -7.89% 1
JIRA
Wales

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 38 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (42.00%) Scrum
3 20 (40.00%) Java
4 18 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (36.00%) Git (software)
5 16 (32.00%) Confluence
5 16 (32.00%) Finance
5 16 (32.00%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (28.00%) TDD
7 13 (26.00%) Test Automation
8 12 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
9 11 (22.00%) SAP
10 10 (20.00%) Degree
10 10 (20.00%) QA
10 10 (20.00%) User Experience
11 9 (18.00%) Selenium
11 9 (18.00%) Atlassian
11 9 (18.00%) Computer Science
11 9 (18.00%) Marketing
11 9 (18.00%) SQL
11 9 (18.00%) C#
12 8 (16.00%) HTML
12 8 (16.00%) Web Services
12 8 (16.00%) Oracle
12 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
12 8 (16.00%) Test Management
12 8 (16.00%) SDLC
12 8 (16.00%) Self-Motivation
12 8 (16.00%) Acceptance Criteria

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 16 (32.00%) Confluence
2 2 (4.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.00%) Liferay
2 2 (4.00%) SAS
3 1 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.00%) CMS
3 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.00%) GitHub
2 3 (6.00%) IaaS
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.00%) PaaS
3 2 (4.00%) Office 365
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (2.00%) AWS CodePipeline
4 1 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.00%) MySQL
3 2 (4.00%) SQLite
3 2 (4.00%) Sqoop
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.00%) DB2
4 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 18 (36.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (18.00%) Selenium
3 7 (14.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (14.00%) TestRail
4 5 (10.00%) Subversion
5 4 (8.00%) Bugzilla
5 4 (8.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (8.00%) JMeter
5 4 (8.00%) SoapUI
6 3 (6.00%) Maven
7 2 (4.00%) Android Studio
7 2 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (4.00%) Bitbucket
7 2 (4.00%) Redmine
7 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.00%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.00%) Babel
8 1 (2.00%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (2.00%) webpack
General
1 16 (32.00%) Finance
2 9 (18.00%) Marketing
3 7 (14.00%) Welsh Language
4 5 (10.00%) Electronics
4 5 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.00%) Games
6 1 (2.00%) Banking
6 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Test Leader
2 8 (16.00%) Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Developer
4 5 (10.00%) QA Leader
5 4 (8.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Java Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) QA Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Finance Systems Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Scrum Master
6 3 (6.00%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Lead DevOps
7 2 (4.00%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) HTML
1 8 (16.00%) Web Services
2 6 (12.00%) REST
2 6 (12.00%) Spring
3 5 (10.00%) .NET
3 5 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 5 (10.00%) jQuery
3 5 (10.00%) React
3 5 (10.00%) RESTful
3 5 (10.00%) Spring Boot
4 4 (8.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (8.00%) CSS
4 4 (8.00%) Django
4 4 (8.00%) Entity Framework
4 4 (8.00%) JSON
4 4 (8.00%) WCF
5 3 (6.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (6.00%) JPA
5 3 (6.00%) Node.js
5 3 (6.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) User Experience
2 8 (16.00%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (14.00%) BBC
4 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (10.00%) Fintech
6 4 (8.00%) Wiki
7 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
8 1 (2.00%) Cloud Native
8 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
8 1 (2.00%) Video\Live Streaming
8 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Android
1 6 (12.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (10.00%) Windows
3 2 (4.00%) Linux
4 1 (2.00%) VMS
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (42.00%) Scrum
3 18 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (32.00%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (28.00%) TDD
6 13 (26.00%) Test Automation
7 9 (18.00%) Computer Science
8 8 (16.00%) Acceptance Criteria
8 8 (16.00%) SDLC
8 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
8 8 (16.00%) Test Management
9 7 (14.00%) Defect Management
9 7 (14.00%) User Stories
10 6 (12.00%) BDD
10 6 (12.00%) Business Analysis
10 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (12.00%) DevOps
10 6 (12.00%) Kanban
10 6 (12.00%) Test Scripting
10 6 (12.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.00%) Java
2 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (18.00%) C#
3 9 (18.00%) SQL
4 6 (12.00%) Go
4 6 (12.00%) PHP
4 6 (12.00%) Python
5 3 (6.00%) Ruby
6 2 (4.00%) R
7 1 (2.00%) ABAP
7 1 (2.00%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.00%) COBOL
7 1 (2.00%) ES6
7 1 (2.00%) Java 8
7 1 (2.00%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.00%) Perl
7 1 (2.00%) PL/1
7 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Degree
2 7 (14.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) GDPR
3 1 (2.00%) PMO
3 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) Docker
2 2 (4.00%) HDFS
3 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Kibana
1 2 (4.00%) Terraform
2 1 (2.00%) Ansible
2 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) SAP
2 9 (18.00%) Atlassian
3 8 (16.00%) Oracle
4 4 (8.00%) Apple
5 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.00%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (2.00%) Google
6 1 (2.00%) HP
6 1 (2.00%) Perforce
6 1 (2.00%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.00%) VMware