Period
to 9 December 2018

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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK > Wales
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 95 133
Rank change year-on-year +39 +38 +4
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 84 46 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.20% 2.24% 0.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.05% 11.06% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 67 45 21
Wales median annual salary £49,039 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.60% +6.67% -5.06%
10th Percentile £30,466 £25,700 £33,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,000 £47,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 419 416 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 20.95% 20.27% 20.34%
Number of salaries quoted 340 367 470
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,975
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £51,250
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 9 December 2018.

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 9 December 2018. 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 +17 56 £50,000 +17.65% 13
West Wales +24 27 £43,750 +16.67% 1
JIRA
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, 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 65 (77.38%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (40.48%) Git (software)
2 34 (40.48%) Confluence
3 33 (39.29%) Scrum
4 30 (35.71%) Java
4 30 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (34.52%) Test Automation
6 28 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
7 23 (27.38%) QA
8 21 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 21 (25.00%) SQL
8 21 (25.00%) Web Services
9 20 (23.81%) Docker
10 19 (22.62%) Selenium
10 19 (22.62%) Atlassian
10 19 (22.62%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (21.43%) Terraform
11 18 (21.43%) C#
11 18 (21.43%) Finance
11 18 (21.43%) TDD
12 16 (19.05%) Oracle
12 16 (19.05%) Microsoft
12 16 (19.05%) DevOps
12 16 (19.05%) NoSQL
13 15 (17.86%) Cucumber
13 15 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (17.86%) HTML
13 15 (17.86%) Deployment Automation
14 14 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
14 14 (16.67%) Python

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 34 (40.48%) Confluence
2 3 (3.57%) Liferay
3 2 (2.38%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.38%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.38%) SAS
4 1 (1.19%) CMS
4 1 (1.19%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 28 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (15.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (11.90%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (7.14%) Serverless
5 4 (4.76%) IaaS
5 4 (4.76%) PaaS
6 3 (3.57%) GitHub
6 3 (3.57%) SaaS
7 2 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.19%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.05%) NoSQL
2 10 (11.90%) SQL Server
3 9 (10.71%) MySQL
4 3 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.38%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.38%) SQLite
5 2 (2.38%) Sqoop
6 1 (1.19%) DB2
6 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.19%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 34 (40.48%) Git (software)
2 19 (22.62%) Selenium
3 15 (17.86%) Cucumber
4 12 (14.29%) Bitbucket
4 12 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 10 (11.90%) Spinnaker
6 7 (8.33%) JUnit
6 7 (8.33%) Subversion
6 7 (8.33%) TestRail
7 6 (7.14%) Jasmine
7 6 (7.14%) JMeter
7 6 (7.14%) Mockito
7 6 (7.14%) SoapUI
8 5 (5.95%) Maven
8 5 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (3.57%) Bugzilla
9 3 (3.57%) TeamCity
9 3 (3.57%) WebDriver
10 2 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (2.38%) Gerrit
General
1 18 (21.43%) Finance
2 11 (13.10%) Welsh Language
3 9 (10.71%) Marketing
4 5 (5.95%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.76%) Electronics
5 4 (4.76%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.19%) Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (19.05%) Developer
2 11 (13.10%) Cloud Engineer
3 10 (11.90%) Tester
4 9 (10.71%) Analyst
4 9 (10.71%) Test Leader
5 8 (9.52%) QA Tester
5 8 (9.52%) Scrum Master
6 6 (7.14%) QA Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) QA Leader
7 5 (5.95%) Java Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Software QA Tester
7 5 (5.95%) Software Tester
8 4 (4.76%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) C# Software Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Senior C# Software Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.00%) Web Services
2 15 (17.86%) HTML
3 13 (15.48%) REST
4 12 (14.29%) CSS
5 11 (13.10%) AngularJS
5 11 (13.10%) Spring
6 10 (11.90%) Elastic Stack
6 10 (11.90%) JSON
6 10 (11.90%) XML
7 7 (8.33%) Spring Boot
8 6 (7.14%) .NET
8 6 (7.14%) Angular 2
8 6 (7.14%) Apache Cordova
8 6 (7.14%) GraphQL
8 6 (7.14%) Ionic Framework
8 6 (7.14%) Sass
8 6 (7.14%) Velocity
9 5 (5.95%) jQuery
10 4 (4.76%) Django
10 4 (4.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 13 (15.48%) User Experience
3 9 (10.71%) Fintech
4 7 (8.33%) BBC
5 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.76%) Wiki
7 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.19%) Cloud Native
8 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.19%) Video\Live Streaming
8 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.29%) Linux
2 7 (8.33%) Android
3 6 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.76%) Windows
5 2 (2.38%) VMS
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (77.38%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (39.29%) Scrum
3 30 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (34.52%) Test Automation
5 19 (22.62%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (21.43%) TDD
7 16 (19.05%) DevOps
8 15 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (17.86%) Deployment Automation
9 11 (13.10%) Continuous Deployment
9 11 (13.10%) Technical Leadership
10 10 (11.90%) BDD
10 10 (11.90%) Immutable Infrastructure
10 10 (11.90%) Mentoring
11 9 (10.71%) Acceptance Criteria
11 9 (10.71%) SDLC
11 9 (10.71%) Software Engineering
12 8 (9.52%) Project Management
12 8 (9.52%) Regression Testing
12 8 (9.52%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (35.71%) Java
2 21 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 21 (25.00%) SQL
3 18 (21.43%) C#
4 14 (16.67%) Python
5 8 (9.52%) Go
6 7 (8.33%) TypeScript
7 6 (7.14%) PHP
8 3 (3.57%) Ruby
9 2 (2.38%) R
10 1 (1.19%) ABAP
10 1 (1.19%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.19%) C
10 1 (1.19%) COBOL
10 1 (1.19%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.19%) Perl
10 1 (1.19%) PL/1
10 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (10.71%) Degree
2 6 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.19%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.19%) CITP
3 1 (1.19%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (27.38%) QA
2 3 (3.57%) GDPR
3 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (23.81%) Docker
2 2 (2.38%) HDFS
3 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (21.43%) Terraform
2 11 (13.10%) Ansible
2 11 (13.10%) Kubernetes
3 10 (11.90%) Packer
3 10 (11.90%) Prometheus
4 7 (8.33%) Puppet
5 2 (2.38%) Kibana
6 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (22.62%) Atlassian
2 16 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 16 (19.05%) Oracle
3 10 (11.90%) SAP
4 4 (4.76%) CA Agile Central
5 3 (3.57%) Apple
5 3 (3.57%) CA
6 2 (2.38%) Google
7 1 (1.19%) HP
7 1 (1.19%) IBM
7 1 (1.19%) Perforce
7 1 (1.19%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.19%) Sybase
7 1 (1.19%) VMware