Period
to 7 May 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 7 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK > Wales
6 months to
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 59 42 71
Rank change year-on-year -17 +29 +16
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 39 88 51
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 3.20% 5.44% 2.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.89% 22.68% 13.71%
Number of salaries quoted 32 84 43
10th Percentile £26,075 £27,875 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,750 £32,500 £32,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,750 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.78% +12.50% -
75th Percentile £59,063 £50,000 £50,625
90th Percentile £64,875 £58,375 £55,800
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 218 388 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 17.90% 23.97% 21.55%
Number of salaries quoted 189 322 316
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
75th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £60,810 £61,250 £60,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 7 May 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 7 May 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 -4 34 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Mid Wales -5 3 £40,000 -
North Wales - 1 £30,000 - 1
JIRA
UK

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 21 (53.85%) Confluence
2 20 (51.28%) DevOps
2 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
3 17 (43.59%) Jenkins
4 16 (41.03%) Java
5 15 (38.46%) Python
5 15 (38.46%) Git (software)
6 13 (33.33%) Azure
6 13 (33.33%) Windows
6 13 (33.33%) SQL
6 13 (33.33%) Bitbucket
7 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
8 11 (28.21%) WebSphere
9 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
9 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
9 10 (25.64%) Adobe
9 10 (25.64%) IBM
9 10 (25.64%) FileNet
9 10 (25.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 9 (23.08%) T-SQL
11 8 (20.51%) Problem Management
11 8 (20.51%) JSON
11 8 (20.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (20.51%) Maven
11 8 (20.51%) PowerShell
11 8 (20.51%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (20.51%) LiveCycle
11 8 (20.51%) ILOG
11 8 (20.51%) Linux

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 (53.85%) Confluence
2 11 (28.21%) WebSphere
3 10 (25.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 10 (25.64%) FileNet
4 8 (20.51%) LiveCycle
5 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.56%) IIS
6 1 (2.56%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 13 (33.33%) Azure
2 5 (12.82%) GitHub
3 4 (10.26%) OpenShift
4 2 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (5.13%) Amazon S3
4 2 (5.13%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (5.13%) AWS
4 2 (5.13%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft 365
4 2 (5.13%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (7.69%) MySQL
4 2 (5.13%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.56%) Big Data
5 1 (2.56%) HPCC
5 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (43.59%) Jenkins
2 15 (38.46%) Git (software)
3 13 (33.33%) Bitbucket
4 8 (20.51%) Artifactory
4 8 (20.51%) Maven
5 4 (10.26%) Selenium
6 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
6 2 (5.13%) git-flow
7 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.56%) GitLab
7 1 (2.56%) JUnit
7 1 (2.56%) Mockito
7 1 (2.56%) Postman
7 1 (2.56%) Protractor
7 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.56%) SOAtest
7 1 (2.56%) Storybook
7 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (2.56%) webpack
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) Law
3 3 (7.69%) Social Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Configuration Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Python Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Python Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Configuration Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Head of Operations
6 2 (5.13%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (5.13%) JIRA Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Lead DevOps
6 2 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Scrum Master
6 2 (5.13%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) JSON
2 4 (10.26%) Pyramid
3 3 (7.69%) HTML
3 3 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (5.13%) CSS
4 2 (5.13%) Django
4 2 (5.13%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (5.13%) Flask
4 2 (5.13%) HTML5
4 2 (5.13%) React
4 2 (5.13%) Vue.js
5 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Core
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.56%) CSS3
5 1 (2.56%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.56%) jQuery
5 1 (2.56%) Node.js
5 1 (2.56%) Redux
5 1 (2.56%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Mindset
2 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (20.51%) Linux
2 8 (20.51%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.13%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.56%) Android
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (51.28%) DevOps
2 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
2 8 (20.51%) Problem Management
2 8 (20.51%) Process Improvement
2 8 (20.51%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (17.95%) Scrum
4 5 (12.82%) Kanban
5 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
5 4 (10.26%) Migration
5 4 (10.26%) Technical Leadership
6 3 (7.69%) Data Migration
6 3 (7.69%) Information Security
6 3 (7.69%) Microservices
6 3 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (7.69%) Project Management
6 3 (7.69%) SDLC
6 3 (7.69%) TDD
6 3 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) Java
2 15 (38.46%) Python
3 13 (33.33%) SQL
4 9 (23.08%) T-SQL
5 8 (20.51%) PowerShell
6 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.56%) C#
7 1 (2.56%) PHP
7 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) CBAP
3 2 (5.13%) IIBA
3 2 (5.13%) ISEB
4 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.56%) GDPR
2 1 (2.56%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Docker
2 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.56%) IAG
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) Kubernetes
2 6 (15.38%) Ansible
3 2 (5.13%) Opsgenie
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.64%) Adobe
2 10 (25.64%) IBM
3 8 (20.51%) ILOG
3 8 (20.51%) Kofax
4 3 (7.69%) Atlassian
5 2 (5.13%) Citrix
6 1 (2.56%) LexisNexis