Period
to 24 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 24 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 69 44 53
Rank change year-on-year -25 +9 +11
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 58 33 83
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 3.82% 4.35% 4.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.46% 15.71% 18.95%
Number of salaries quoted 51 31 66
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,000 £21,250
25th Percentile £38,993 £37,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £45,000 £38,250
Median % change year-on-year +22.22% +17.65% -15.00%
75th Percentile £65,625 £51,000 £45,938
90th Percentile £67,500 £53,750 £57,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 401 210 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 26.38% 27.70% 23.05%
Number of salaries quoted 313 184 355
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £27,600
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
75th Percentile £57,500 £52,125 £52,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,250 £63,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Wales

JIRA
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for JIRA in Wales

JIRA
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing JIRA in Wales over the 6 months to 24 September 2021.

Salary histogram for JIRA in Wales

JIRA
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Wales region over the 6 months to 24 September 2021. 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
South Wales -12 55 £55,000 +22.22% 10
Mid Wales -7 1 £40,000 -
North Wales - 1 £30,000 - 1
Dyfed - 1 - -
JIRA
UK

For the 6 months to 24 September 2021, 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 Wales region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 35 (60.34%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (37.93%) Java
3 21 (36.21%) Confluence
4 20 (34.48%) Azure
5 19 (32.76%) Scrum
6 18 (31.03%) DevOps
7 17 (29.31%) Social Skills
7 17 (29.31%) SQL
8 16 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (27.59%) SDLC
9 15 (25.86%) Mentoring
10 14 (24.14%) Docker
11 13 (22.41%) Coaching
11 13 (22.41%) Jenkins
12 12 (20.69%) Line Management
12 12 (20.69%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 12 (20.69%) Software Engineering
13 11 (18.97%) Spring
13 11 (18.97%) Spring Boot
13 11 (18.97%) Test Automation
14 10 (17.24%) Kubernetes
14 10 (17.24%) IT Governance
14 10 (17.24%) CheckPoint
15 9 (15.52%) Project Management
15 9 (15.52%) Linux
15 9 (15.52%) Root Cause Analysis
15 9 (15.52%) Project Delivery
16 8 (13.79%) SAFe Agilist
16 8 (13.79%) Decision-Making
16 8 (13.79%) Guidewire

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 21 (36.21%) Confluence
2 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.72%) Apache
3 1 (1.72%) FileNet
3 1 (1.72%) IIS
3 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (1.72%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 20 (34.48%) Azure
2 7 (12.07%) AWS
2 7 (12.07%) Microsoft 365
3 5 (8.62%) GitHub
4 3 (5.17%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.72%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.72%) SaaS
5 1 (1.72%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (5.17%) MySQL
2 2 (3.45%) Big Data
2 2 (3.45%) HPCC
2 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.72%) Metadata
3 1 (1.72%) Metadata Repository
3 1 (1.72%) Redis
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (22.41%) Jenkins
2 7 (12.07%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.62%) JMeter
3 5 (8.62%) Maven
4 4 (6.90%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.17%) Postman
5 3 (5.17%) Selenium
5 3 (5.17%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (3.45%) Artifactory
6 2 (3.45%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.45%) SOAtest
6 2 (3.45%) Zephyr
7 1 (1.72%) Ant
7 1 (1.72%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.72%) GitLab
7 1 (1.72%) Gradle
7 1 (1.72%) JUnit
7 1 (1.72%) Mockito
7 1 (1.72%) REST Assured
General
1 17 (29.31%) Social Skills
2 7 (12.07%) Finance
3 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.90%) Games
5 2 (3.45%) Electronics
5 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.72%) Banking
6 1 (1.72%) Billing
6 1 (1.72%) Czech Language
6 1 (1.72%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (1.72%) Law
6 1 (1.72%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (1.72%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (1.72%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.72%) Retail
6 1 (1.72%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 8 (13.79%) Analyst
2 7 (12.07%) Developer
2 7 (12.07%) Java Developer
3 5 (8.62%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (8.62%) Tester
4 4 (6.90%) Portfolio Planner
4 4 (6.90%) Scrum Master
5 3 (5.17%) Administrator
5 3 (5.17%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (5.17%) Lead Developer
5 3 (5.17%) Lead Java Developer
5 3 (5.17%) Senior Tester
6 2 (3.45%) Automation Tester
6 2 (3.45%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Senior Software Tester
6 2 (3.45%) Service Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Support Specialist
6 2 (3.45%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.97%) Spring
1 11 (18.97%) Spring Boot
2 5 (8.62%) .NET
2 5 (8.62%) HTML
3 3 (5.17%) CSS
3 3 (5.17%) React
3 3 (5.17%) REST
4 2 (3.45%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.45%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.72%) COM
5 1 (1.72%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.72%) JSON
5 1 (1.72%) Node.js
5 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Virtual Team
2 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.45%) User Experience
3 1 (1.72%) mPOS
3 1 (1.72%) Reinsurance
3 1 (1.72%) Tandem
3 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Linux
2 2 (3.45%) Windows
3 1 (1.72%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (60.34%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (32.76%) Scrum
3 18 (31.03%) DevOps
4 16 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (27.59%) SDLC
5 15 (25.86%) Mentoring
6 13 (22.41%) Coaching
7 12 (20.69%) Line Management
7 12 (20.69%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 12 (20.69%) Software Engineering
8 11 (18.97%) Test Automation
9 10 (17.24%) IT Governance
10 9 (15.52%) Project Delivery
10 9 (15.52%) Project Management
10 9 (15.52%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (13.79%) Decision-Making
11 8 (13.79%) Performance Management
12 7 (12.07%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (8.62%) Full Stack Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.93%) Java
2 17 (29.31%) SQL
3 5 (8.62%) Python
4 4 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.17%) C#
6 2 (3.45%) PHP
7 1 (1.72%) Groovy
7 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) SAFe Agilist
2 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
2 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.62%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) CBAP
4 1 (1.72%) IIBA
4 1 (1.72%) ISEB
4 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) PMO
2 5 (8.62%) QA
3 2 (3.45%) GDPR
4 1 (1.72%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 14 (24.14%) Docker
2 4 (6.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (17.24%) Kubernetes
2 7 (12.07%) Ansible
3 4 (6.90%) Terraform
4 2 (3.45%) Grafana
4 2 (3.45%) Kibana
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) CheckPoint
2 8 (13.79%) Guidewire
2 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.17%) Citrix
4 2 (3.45%) LexisNexis
5 1 (1.72%) Adobe
5 1 (1.72%) IBM
5 1 (1.72%) Kofax
5 1 (1.72%) TSYS