Period
to 22 October 2017

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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 121 131
Rank change year-on-year +27 +10 -20
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 39 29 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.00% 1.11% 1.01%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.29% 5.92% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 36 28 23
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -2.53% +21.54%
10th Percentile £23,500 £33,375 £28,900
90th Percentile £57,500 £48,250 £46,000
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 Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 379 490 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 19.44% 18.77% 18.10%
Number of salaries quoted 345 438 415
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,175 £26,550
90th Percentile £57,500 £49,750 £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 Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Wales

JIRA
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for JIRA in Wales

JIRA
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Wales over the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

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 22 October 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
South Wales +46 30 £45,000 +11.11% 4
West Wales -21 6 £29,250 -22.00%
North Wales - 3 £40,000 -
JIRA
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Wales region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 28 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (53.85%) Scrum
3 15 (38.46%) Finance
4 10 (25.64%) MySQL
4 10 (25.64%) Test Automation
5 9 (23.08%) Cucumber
5 9 (23.08%) Subversion
5 9 (23.08%) Selenium
5 9 (23.08%) Oracle
5 9 (23.08%) Coaching
6 8 (20.51%) SDLC
6 8 (20.51%) HTML
6 8 (20.51%) Java
6 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
6 8 (20.51%) SQL
6 8 (20.51%) Project Management
6 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
7 7 (17.95%) QA
8 6 (15.38%) JSON
8 6 (15.38%) RESTful
8 6 (15.38%) XML
8 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
8 6 (15.38%) Software Delivery
9 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (12.82%) Time Management
9 5 (12.82%) Velocity
9 5 (12.82%) Business Analysis
10 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (10.26%) Test Management

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 4 (10.26%) Confluence
2 2 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Moqups
2 1 (2.56%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Office 365
2 2 (5.13%) GitHub
3 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.56%) Heroku
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.56%) SaaS
3 1 (2.56%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) MySQL
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Cucumber
1 9 (23.08%) Selenium
1 9 (23.08%) Subversion
2 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
3 5 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (10.26%) WebDriver
5 2 (5.13%) Bitbucket
5 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.13%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (5.13%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (2.56%) Gatling
6 1 (2.56%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.56%) JUnit
6 1 (2.56%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (2.56%) RequisitePro
6 1 (2.56%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Analyst
1 9 (23.08%) Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Scrum Master
3 4 (10.26%) Business Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Test Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.69%) QA Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) QA Automation Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Quality Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Development Manager
5 2 (5.13%) ETL Developer
5 2 (5.13%) IT Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) HTML
2 6 (15.38%) JSON
2 6 (15.38%) RESTful
2 6 (15.38%) XML
3 5 (12.82%) Velocity
4 4 (10.26%) CSS
4 4 (10.26%) Web Services
5 3 (7.69%) .NET
5 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (7.69%) jQuery
5 3 (7.69%) LAMP
6 2 (5.13%) HTML5
6 2 (5.13%) Lucene
6 2 (5.13%) Node.js
6 2 (5.13%) React
6 2 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.56%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (2.56%) PhoneGap
7 1 (2.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) User Experience
2 2 (5.13%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.13%) Wiki
3 1 (2.56%) Fintech
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.13%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (53.85%) Scrum
3 10 (25.64%) Test Automation
4 9 (23.08%) Coaching
5 8 (20.51%) Project Management
5 8 (20.51%) SDLC
6 6 (15.38%) Software Delivery
7 5 (12.82%) Business Analysis
7 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (12.82%) Time Management
8 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (10.26%) Product Management
8 4 (10.26%) Regression Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Test Management
8 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Change Control
9 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (7.69%) PRINCE
9 3 (7.69%) TDD
9 3 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) Java
1 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
1 8 (20.51%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) C
2 3 (7.69%) C#
2 3 (7.69%) PHP
2 3 (7.69%) Python
2 3 (7.69%) VB
2 3 (7.69%) VB.NET
3 2 (5.13%) Apple Swift
3 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) IIBA
1 1 (2.56%) ISEB
1 1 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Oracle
2 3 (7.69%) SAP
3 2 (5.13%) ServiceNow
3 2 (5.13%) Talend
4 1 (2.56%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft