Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 71 132
Rank change year-on-year +7 +61 -2
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 66 70 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.61% 3.65% 0.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.86% 16.79% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 53 55 15
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £32,250 £24,100 £33,000
90th Percentile £55,800 £55,000 £47,500
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - +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 350 417 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 19.13% 21.74% 21.53%
Number of salaries quoted 280 345 419
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,450 £26,250 £25,450
90th Percentile £58,875 £54,844 £53,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +9 48 £45,000 +12.50% 16
West Wales -3 17 £43,750 +16.67% 4
JIRA
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 51 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (45.45%) Scrum
2 30 (45.45%) Git (software)
3 27 (40.91%) Confluence
4 23 (34.85%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (34.85%) Java
5 21 (31.82%) Test Automation
5 21 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (30.30%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (27.27%) SQL
7 18 (27.27%) Finance
8 17 (25.76%) QA
9 16 (24.24%) JavaScript
9 16 (24.24%) Oracle
10 13 (19.70%) HTML
10 13 (19.70%) Atlassian
10 13 (19.70%) DevOps
10 13 (19.70%) Self-Motivation
10 13 (19.70%) Terraform
11 12 (18.18%) Jenkins
11 12 (18.18%) Cucumber
11 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
12 11 (16.67%) SAP
12 11 (16.67%) Python
12 11 (16.67%) TDD
12 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
12 11 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (16.67%) REST
12 11 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (16.67%) SDLC

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 27 (40.91%) Confluence
2 2 (3.03%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.03%) SAS
3 1 (1.52%) CMS
3 1 (1.52%) Liferay
3 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 23 (34.85%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (9.09%) GitHub
3 6 (9.09%) Serverless
4 3 (4.55%) Office 365
5 1 (1.52%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.52%) AWS CodePipeline
5 1 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.52%) IaaS
5 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.52%) DHCP
2 1 (1.52%) DNS
2 1 (1.52%) Firewall
2 1 (1.52%) LAN
2 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.15%) MySQL
2 10 (15.15%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.55%) Big Data
3 3 (4.55%) SQLite
4 2 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.03%) Sqoop
5 1 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.52%) DB2
5 1 (1.52%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 30 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 12 (18.18%) Cucumber
2 12 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 9 (13.64%) Selenium
4 8 (12.12%) Bitbucket
5 7 (10.61%) Subversion
6 6 (9.09%) Jasmine
6 6 (9.09%) JUnit
6 6 (9.09%) Mockito
6 6 (9.09%) Spinnaker
6 6 (9.09%) TestRail
7 5 (7.58%) Bugzilla
8 3 (4.55%) Android Studio
8 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (3.03%) JMeter
9 2 (3.03%) Maven
9 2 (3.03%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.52%) Redmine
10 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (27.27%) Finance
2 9 (13.64%) Marketing
3 6 (9.09%) Electronics
3 6 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 6 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 6 (9.09%) Welsh Language
4 2 (3.03%) Games
5 1 (1.52%) Advertising
5 1 (1.52%) Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (19.70%) Developer
2 9 (13.64%) Analyst
3 7 (10.61%) Test Leader
4 6 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Scrum Master
6 4 (6.06%) C# Software Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Android Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) JIRA Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) QA Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.70%) HTML
2 11 (16.67%) REST
3 10 (15.15%) Web Services
4 9 (13.64%) AngularJS
4 9 (13.64%) JSON
5 8 (12.12%) CSS
6 7 (10.61%) XML
7 6 (9.09%) Angular 2
7 6 (9.09%) Apache Cordova
7 6 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
7 6 (9.09%) GraphQL
7 6 (9.09%) Ionic Framework
7 6 (9.09%) Sass
8 5 (7.58%) .NET
8 5 (7.58%) React
8 5 (7.58%) RESTful
9 4 (6.06%) .NET Framework
9 4 (6.06%) Entity Framework
9 4 (6.06%) WCF
10 3 (4.55%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.61%) User Experience
3 6 (9.09%) BBC
4 3 (4.55%) Fintech
5 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.03%) Wiki
6 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.52%) Handset
6 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.52%) Replication
6 1 (1.52%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.64%) Linux
2 6 (9.09%) Android
3 5 (7.58%) Apple iOS
3 5 (7.58%) Windows
4 1 (1.52%) CentOS
4 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (45.45%) Scrum
3 21 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (31.82%) Test Automation
4 20 (30.30%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (19.70%) DevOps
6 11 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (16.67%) SDLC
6 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 11 (16.67%) TDD
6 11 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (15.15%) Test Management
8 9 (13.64%) Deployment Automation
8 9 (13.64%) Kanban
8 9 (13.64%) Project Management
9 8 (12.12%) Computer Science
9 8 (12.12%) Test Scripting
10 7 (10.61%) Software Testing
10 7 (10.61%) Test Strategy
10 7 (10.61%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (34.85%) Java
2 18 (27.27%) SQL
3 16 (24.24%) JavaScript
4 11 (16.67%) Python
5 9 (13.64%) PHP
6 7 (10.61%) TypeScript
7 6 (9.09%) C#
8 3 (4.55%) C++
8 3 (4.55%) Go
8 3 (4.55%) Ruby
9 2 (3.03%) R
10 1 (1.52%) ABAP
10 1 (1.52%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.52%) C
10 1 (1.52%) COBOL
10 1 (1.52%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.52%) Perl
10 1 (1.52%) PL/1
10 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (15.15%) Degree
2 7 (10.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.52%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (25.76%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) GDPR
2 1 (1.52%) PMO
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (13.64%) Docker
2 3 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.03%) HDFS
4 1 (1.52%) KVM
4 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.52%) vSphere
4 1 (1.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (19.70%) Terraform
2 8 (12.12%) Ansible
2 8 (12.12%) Puppet
3 7 (10.61%) Kubernetes
4 6 (9.09%) Packer
4 6 (9.09%) Prometheus
5 2 (3.03%) Kibana
6 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.52%) Salt
6 1 (1.52%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (24.24%) Oracle
2 13 (19.70%) Atlassian
3 11 (16.67%) SAP
4 8 (12.12%) Microsoft
5 5 (7.58%) Apple
6 3 (4.55%) CA
6 3 (4.55%) CA Agile Central
6 3 (4.55%) VMware
7 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.52%) Google
8 1 (1.52%) HP
8 1 (1.52%) Perforce
8 1 (1.52%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.52%) Sitecore