Period
to 7 August 2020

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 7 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK > Wales
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 39 50 84
Rank change year-on-year +11 +34 +33
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 53 77 52
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 5.15% 4.29% 2.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.34% 18.03% 13.47%
Number of salaries quoted 52 69 44
Median annual salary £40,250 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.33% -11.76% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,900 £25,725
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £67,125
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% -

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 274 427 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 26.63% 23.80% 20.22%
Number of salaries quoted 225 354 332
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £62,500 £56,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 7 August 2020.

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 7 August 2020. 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 +23 51 £40,250 +3.21% 9
Mid Wales +2 2 - -
JIRA
UK

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, 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 39 (73.58%) Confluence
2 35 (66.04%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (35.85%) Linux
3 19 (35.85%) Finance
4 17 (32.08%) SQL
4 17 (32.08%) Git (software)
5 16 (30.19%) Scrum
6 15 (28.30%) Jenkins
6 15 (28.30%) Kubernetes
7 14 (26.42%) Advertising
8 13 (24.53%) IBM
9 12 (22.64%) DevOps
10 11 (20.75%) OpenShift
10 11 (20.75%) Test Automation
10 11 (20.75%) Bash Shell
10 11 (20.75%) Java
10 11 (20.75%) Degree
11 10 (18.87%) ITIL
11 10 (18.87%) Windows
11 10 (18.87%) User Experience
12 9 (16.98%) QA
13 8 (15.09%) Coaching
13 8 (15.09%) Microservices
13 8 (15.09%) Docker
13 8 (15.09%) Sprint Planning
14 7 (13.21%) Oracle Database
14 7 (13.21%) AWS
14 7 (13.21%) Cucumber
14 7 (13.21%) IBM Certification
14 7 (13.21%) Red Hat

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 39 (73.58%) Confluence
2 7 (13.21%) JBoss
2 7 (13.21%) Tomcat
2 7 (13.21%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.75%) OpenShift
2 7 (13.21%) AWS
3 6 (11.32%) Azure
4 5 (9.43%) Slack
5 2 (3.77%) AWS IoT
5 2 (3.77%) npm
6 1 (1.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (1.89%) GCP
6 1 (1.89%) GitHub
6 1 (1.89%) IaaS
6 1 (1.89%) PaaS
6 1 (1.89%) SaaS
6 1 (1.89%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.89%) Big Data
4 1 (1.89%) BigQuery
4 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.89%) MySQL
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (32.08%) Git (software)
2 15 (28.30%) Jenkins
3 7 (13.21%) Cucumber
4 6 (11.32%) Selenium
5 4 (7.55%) Maven
5 4 (7.55%) Subversion
6 3 (5.66%) JMeter
6 3 (5.66%) JUnit
6 3 (5.66%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.77%) Bitbucket
7 2 (3.77%) TestNG
7 2 (3.77%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.77%) Zephyr
8 1 (1.89%) Ant
8 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.89%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.89%) Liquibase
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.89%) RSpec
8 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (35.85%) Finance
2 14 (26.42%) Advertising
3 6 (11.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (18.87%) Developer
2 8 (15.09%) Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Release Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (9.43%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (9.43%) Tester
6 3 (5.66%) Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) IT Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Product Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Product Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) Scrum Master
6 3 (5.66%) Software Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) AngularJS
1 6 (11.32%) Middleware
2 4 (7.55%) HTML
2 4 (7.55%) React
3 3 (5.66%) CSS
3 3 (5.66%) HTML5
4 2 (3.77%) jQuery
4 2 (3.77%) RESTful
4 2 (3.77%) Web Services
5 1 (1.89%) CSS3
5 1 (1.89%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.89%) Java EE
5 1 (1.89%) JPA
5 1 (1.89%) JSON
5 1 (1.89%) LESS
5 1 (1.89%) Node.js
5 1 (1.89%) REST
5 1 (1.89%) Sass
5 1 (1.89%) Spring
5 1 (1.89%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) User Experience
2 4 (7.55%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.77%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.77%) Wiki
4 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.85%) Linux
2 10 (18.87%) Windows
3 7 (13.21%) OS/400
4 6 (11.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (9.43%) Apple iOS
6 3 (5.66%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (66.04%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (30.19%) Scrum
3 12 (22.64%) DevOps
4 11 (20.75%) Test Automation
5 10 (18.87%) ITIL
6 8 (15.09%) Coaching
6 8 (15.09%) Microservices
6 8 (15.09%) Sprint Planning
7 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (11.32%) API Integration
8 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (11.32%) Project Delivery
8 6 (11.32%) Technology Roadmap
9 5 (9.43%) Artificial Intelligence
10 4 (7.55%) Collaborative Working
10 4 (7.55%) Fintech
10 4 (7.55%) Manual Testing
10 4 (7.55%) Mentoring
10 4 (7.55%) Software Delivery
10 4 (7.55%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.08%) SQL
2 11 (20.75%) Bash Shell
2 11 (20.75%) Java
3 7 (13.21%) Perl
3 7 (13.21%) PowerShell
3 7 (13.21%) Python
3 7 (13.21%) Shell Script
4 6 (11.32%) R
5 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.43%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.77%) C#
7 1 (1.89%) C
7 1 (1.89%) ES6
7 1 (1.89%) ES7
7 1 (1.89%) Java 8
7 1 (1.89%) PHP
7 1 (1.89%) Ruby
7 1 (1.89%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) Degree
2 7 (13.21%) IBM Certification
3 6 (11.32%) CBAP
4 4 (7.55%) ISTQB
5 3 (5.66%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (3.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.89%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.89%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.98%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) Docker
2 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (28.30%) Kubernetes
2 3 (5.66%) Ansible
3 2 (3.77%) Grafana
3 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.77%) Prometheus
4 1 (1.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) IBM
2 7 (13.21%) Oracle
2 7 (13.21%) Red Hat
2 7 (13.21%) SAP
3 6 (11.32%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.77%) HP
5 1 (1.89%) Apple