Period
to 18 August 2019

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 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 84 114
Rank change year-on-year +33 +30 +12
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 80 52 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.29% 2.69% 1.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.94% 13.68% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 65 46 21
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £47,019 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.25% +10.63% -
10th Percentile £22,550 £25,875 £35,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £67,500 £56,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 446 380 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 23.93% 19.68% 22.13%
Number of salaries quoted 369 328 421
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,900 £28,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +2.63%

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 18 August 2019.

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 18 August 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
South Wales +16 55 £39,000 -22.00% 11
West Wales +13 11 £35,000 +5.26% 2
North Wales - 10 £22,500 - 1
Mid Wales +28 4 - - 1
JIRA
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 Wales region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 63 (78.75%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (45.00%) Scrum
3 34 (42.50%) Git (software)
4 28 (35.00%) Test Automation
5 24 (30.00%) Confluence
6 23 (28.75%) Selenium
7 21 (26.25%) Java
8 18 (22.50%) Project Management
9 17 (21.25%) Amazon AWS
9 17 (21.25%) Manual Testing
10 16 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 16 (20.00%) Cucumber
10 16 (20.00%) SAP
11 15 (18.75%) Oracle
11 15 (18.75%) Jenkins
12 13 (16.25%) JavaScript
12 13 (16.25%) SQL
12 13 (16.25%) Subversion
12 13 (16.25%) SDLC
13 12 (15.00%) ISTQB
13 12 (15.00%) Finance
13 12 (15.00%) ITIL
13 12 (15.00%) Bitbucket
13 12 (15.00%) QA
14 11 (13.75%) JSON
14 11 (13.75%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (13.75%) AngularJS
14 11 (13.75%) Waterfall
14 11 (13.75%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (13.75%) SQL Server

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 24 (30.00%) Confluence
2 5 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.25%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (1.25%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.25%) IIS
3 1 (1.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.25%) Sketch
2 1 (1.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (6.25%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (2.50%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (1.25%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.25%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 17 (21.25%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (11.25%) GitHub
4 8 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (5.00%) IaaS
5 4 (5.00%) OpenShift
6 3 (3.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (3.75%) PaaS
7 2 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (1.25%) BrowserStack
8 1 (1.25%) Office 365
8 1 (1.25%) SaaS
8 1 (1.25%) Serverless
8 1 (1.25%) Slack
8 1 (1.25%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.25%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.25%) Firewall
2 1 (1.25%) Network Security
2 1 (1.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.00%) MySQL
3 6 (7.50%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.25%) Big Data
4 5 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.75%) SAP HANA
6 2 (2.50%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.50%) QlikView
7 1 (1.25%) BigQuery
7 1 (1.25%) DB2
7 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.25%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.25%) Presto
7 1 (1.25%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 34 (42.50%) Git (software)
2 23 (28.75%) Selenium
3 16 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 15 (18.75%) Jenkins
5 13 (16.25%) Subversion
6 12 (15.00%) Bitbucket
7 10 (12.50%) Maven
8 9 (11.25%) JUnit
9 7 (8.75%) TeamCity
9 7 (8.75%) TestRail
10 6 (7.50%) Ant
11 4 (5.00%) IntelliJ
11 4 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (5.00%) WebDriver
11 4 (5.00%) Zephyr
12 3 (3.75%) Liquibase
13 2 (2.50%) git-flow
13 2 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (2.50%) SoapUI
13 2 (2.50%) TestNG
General
1 12 (15.00%) Finance
2 7 (8.75%) Retail
3 4 (5.00%) Advertising
4 2 (2.50%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.25%) Legal
5 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (30.00%) Developer
2 22 (27.50%) Analyst
3 14 (17.50%) Test Analyst
4 13 (16.25%) Test Engineer
5 10 (12.50%) Project Manager
6 8 (10.00%) Java Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Scrum Master
8 5 (6.25%) ITIL Service Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) Online Project Manager
8 5 (6.25%) Service Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Tester
9 4 (5.00%) Junior
9 4 (5.00%) Quality Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) Junior Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Lead Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Software Tester
10 3 (3.75%) Technical Manager
10 3 (3.75%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.75%) AngularJS
1 11 (13.75%) JSON
2 8 (10.00%) REST
2 8 (10.00%) SOAP
3 7 (8.75%) Java EE
3 7 (8.75%) jQuery
4 6 (7.50%) RESTful
5 5 (6.25%) Hibernate
5 5 (6.25%) JPA
5 5 (6.25%) React
5 5 (6.25%) Spring
6 4 (5.00%) .NET
6 4 (5.00%) JAX-RS
6 4 (5.00%) Vaadin
7 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.75%) HTML
7 3 (3.75%) JDBC
7 3 (3.75%) Pyramid
7 3 (3.75%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) User Experience
2 9 (11.25%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.50%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.25%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.25%) Handset
5 1 (1.25%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.25%) Replication
5 1 (1.25%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.25%) Linux
2 4 (5.00%) Android
3 3 (3.75%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (78.75%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (45.00%) Scrum
3 28 (35.00%) Test Automation
4 18 (22.50%) Project Management
5 17 (21.25%) Manual Testing
6 13 (16.25%) SDLC
7 12 (15.00%) ITIL
8 11 (13.75%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (13.75%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (13.75%) Waterfall
9 9 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (11.25%) Functional Testing
9 9 (11.25%) Service Management
9 9 (11.25%) Test Management
10 7 (8.75%) Collaborative Working
10 7 (8.75%) Fintech
10 7 (8.75%) MVC
10 7 (8.75%) Software Testing
11 6 (7.50%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (7.50%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.25%) Java
2 13 (16.25%) JavaScript
2 13 (16.25%) SQL
3 8 (10.00%) C#
4 7 (8.75%) Python
5 6 (7.50%) PHP
6 5 (6.25%) Java 8
7 3 (3.75%) C++
7 3 (3.75%) Ruby
8 2 (2.50%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.25%) ABAP
9 1 (1.25%) C
9 1 (1.25%) COBOL
9 1 (1.25%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.25%) PHP 7
9 1 (1.25%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.25%) VB
9 1 (1.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (15.00%) ISTQB
2 11 (13.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (12.50%) Degree
4 9 (11.25%) ISEB
5 2 (2.50%) AWS Certification
5 2 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.00%) QA
2 5 (6.25%) GDPR
2 5 (6.25%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.50%) PMO
4 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.50%) Docker
2 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (8.75%) HP ALM
1 7 (8.75%) Terraform
2 6 (7.50%) Kubernetes
3 4 (5.00%) Ansible
4 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.25%) Puppet
4 1 (1.25%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (20.00%) SAP
2 15 (18.75%) Oracle
3 8 (10.00%) Google
3 8 (10.00%) HP
4 6 (7.50%) Atlassian
4 6 (7.50%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (6.25%) ATG
5 5 (6.25%) hybris
5 5 (6.25%) IBM
6 2 (2.50%) Tableau
7 1 (1.25%) Adobe
7 1 (1.25%) Cognos
7 1 (1.25%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.25%) Teradata
7 1 (1.25%) VMware