Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 42 58 81
Rank change year-on-year +16 +23 +53
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 101 69 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.41% 3.58% 2.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.71% 18.50% 13.97%
Number of salaries quoted 87 54 51
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £48,269 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.77% +20.67% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,550 £32,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £59,325 £56,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 426 373 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 22.83% 19.38% 21.02%
Number of salaries quoted 339 298 347
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,350 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £55,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 January 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 18 January 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 +15 78 £45,000 -5.26% 27
North Wales - 12 £22,500 -
West Wales -8 7 £28,250 -39.92% 1
Mid Wales - 4 - -
JIRA
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 66 (65.35%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (43.56%) Confluence
3 35 (34.65%) Jenkins
4 33 (32.67%) Scrum
5 30 (29.70%) Test Automation
6 29 (28.71%) Git (software)
7 27 (26.73%) Azure
8 26 (25.74%) Linux
9 25 (24.75%) ITIL
10 23 (22.77%) Python
11 22 (21.78%) Bash Shell
12 21 (20.79%) IBM
12 21 (20.79%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (19.80%) Windows
13 20 (19.80%) Cucumber
13 20 (19.80%) AWS
13 20 (19.80%) PowerShell
13 20 (19.80%) Selenium
14 18 (17.82%) WebSphere
14 18 (17.82%) DevOps
14 18 (17.82%) User Experience
14 18 (17.82%) ISTQB
15 17 (16.83%) Finance
15 17 (16.83%) Perl
15 17 (16.83%) Degree
15 17 (16.83%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (14.85%) SAP
16 15 (14.85%) OS/400
16 15 (14.85%) Shell Script
17 14 (13.86%) 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 44 (43.56%) Confluence
2 18 (17.82%) WebSphere
3 12 (11.88%) JBoss
3 12 (11.88%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.95%) WordPress
5 4 (3.96%) CMS
6 3 (2.97%) Drupal
7 2 (1.98%) Apache
7 2 (1.98%) lighttpd
7 2 (1.98%) Moodle
8 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.98%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (5.94%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.98%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 27 (26.73%) Azure
2 20 (19.80%) AWS
3 13 (12.87%) GitHub
4 11 (10.89%) GCP
5 8 (7.92%) OpenShift
6 5 (4.95%) BlazeMeter
7 4 (3.96%) IaaS
7 4 (3.96%) PaaS
8 3 (2.97%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (2.97%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (2.97%) SaaS
9 2 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.99%) G Suite
10 1 (0.99%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.96%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.97%) DNS
3 2 (1.98%) HTTP
4 1 (0.99%) Broadband
4 1 (0.99%) Network Security
4 1 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.99%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.95%) MySQL
2 4 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.97%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.97%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.98%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.98%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.98%) BigQuery
4 2 (1.98%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.98%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.98%) QlikView
4 2 (1.98%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.98%) SAP HANA
4 2 (1.98%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 35 (34.65%) Jenkins
2 29 (28.71%) Git (software)
3 20 (19.80%) Cucumber
3 20 (19.80%) Selenium
4 13 (12.87%) Bitbucket
5 12 (11.88%) Maven
6 9 (8.91%) JMeter
7 7 (6.93%) JUnit
7 7 (6.93%) SoapUI
8 5 (4.95%) LoadRunner
8 5 (4.95%) Postman
8 5 (4.95%) Subversion
9 4 (3.96%) Ant
9 4 (3.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (3.96%) HP UFT
9 4 (3.96%) Liquibase
9 4 (3.96%) NeoLoad
10 3 (2.97%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (2.97%) TeamCity
10 3 (2.97%) Zephyr
General
1 17 (16.83%) Finance
2 13 (12.87%) Advertising
3 6 (5.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (20.79%) Developer
2 20 (19.80%) Analyst
3 15 (14.85%) Release Engineer
4 13 (12.87%) DevOps Engineer
5 12 (11.88%) Test Analyst
6 10 (9.90%) Project Manager
7 8 (7.92%) Tester
8 7 (6.93%) Automation Engineer
8 7 (6.93%) DevOps Automation Engineer
8 7 (6.93%) Java Developer
8 7 (6.93%) Test Engineer
9 6 (5.94%) ITIL Service Analyst
9 6 (5.94%) Online Project Manager
9 6 (5.94%) Service Analyst
10 5 (4.95%) PHP Developer
10 5 (4.95%) Scrum Master
11 4 (3.96%) Product Owner
11 4 (3.96%) QA Tester
11 4 (3.96%) Technical Manager
11 4 (3.96%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.88%) JSON
2 9 (8.91%) AngularJS
3 8 (7.92%) CSS
3 8 (7.92%) HTML
3 8 (7.92%) jQuery
4 5 (4.95%) CSS3
4 5 (4.95%) HTML5
4 5 (4.95%) Java EE
4 5 (4.95%) JPA
4 5 (4.95%) RESTful
4 5 (4.95%) Spring
5 4 (3.96%) ADO
5 4 (3.96%) Hibernate
5 4 (3.96%) JAX-RS
5 4 (3.96%) REST
5 4 (3.96%) SOAP
6 3 (2.97%) JDBC
6 3 (2.97%) LAMP
6 3 (2.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (2.97%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.82%) User Experience
2 9 (8.91%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.93%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.96%) Analytical Mindset
4 4 (3.96%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.98%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.98%) Wiki
6 1 (0.99%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 26 (25.74%) Linux
2 20 (19.80%) Windows
3 15 (14.85%) OS/400
4 7 (6.93%) Android
4 7 (6.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (65.35%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (32.67%) Scrum
3 30 (29.70%) Test Automation
4 25 (24.75%) ITIL
5 21 (20.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (17.82%) DevOps
7 17 (16.83%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (13.86%) Test Management
8 14 (13.86%) Test Scripting
9 13 (12.87%) Project Management
9 13 (12.87%) Waterfall
10 12 (11.88%) Fintech
10 12 (11.88%) Service Management
10 12 (11.88%) Software Testing
10 12 (11.88%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (10.89%) Manual Testing
12 10 (9.90%) SDLC
13 9 (8.91%) Regression Testing
13 9 (8.91%) Software Delivery
13 9 (8.91%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (22.77%) Python
2 22 (21.78%) Bash Shell
3 20 (19.80%) PowerShell
4 17 (16.83%) Perl
5 15 (14.85%) Shell Script
6 12 (11.88%) Java
7 11 (10.89%) SQL
8 9 (8.91%) JavaScript
8 9 (8.91%) PHP
9 5 (4.95%) Java 8
10 3 (2.97%) C#
10 3 (2.97%) Go
10 3 (2.97%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.98%) C
11 2 (1.98%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.98%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.99%) ES6
12 1 (0.99%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (17.82%) ISTQB
2 17 (16.83%) Degree
3 12 (11.88%) IBM Certification
3 12 (11.88%) ISEB
4 7 (6.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.97%) RHCE
6 2 (1.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.99%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.99%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.88%) QA
2 6 (5.94%) GDPR
2 6 (5.94%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.98%) PMO
4 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (9.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (13.86%) Kubernetes
2 8 (7.92%) Terraform
3 7 (6.93%) Ansible
4 3 (2.97%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (2.97%) Mesos
5 2 (1.98%) HP ALM
5 2 (1.98%) Puppet
6 1 (0.99%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 21 (20.79%) IBM
2 15 (14.85%) SAP
3 12 (11.88%) Oracle
4 11 (10.89%) Google
5 10 (9.90%) Atlassian
6 8 (7.92%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (5.94%) ATG
7 6 (5.94%) hybris
8 5 (4.95%) HP
8 5 (4.95%) Perforce
9 4 (3.96%) VMware
10 2 (1.98%) Cognos
10 2 (1.98%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.98%) Tableau
10 2 (1.98%) Teradata