Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 69 91
Rank change year-on-year +24 +22 +21
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 58 25 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.18% 2.43% 0.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.87% 14.71% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 53 20 6
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £62,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% +23.76% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £50,000 £44,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £55,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -25.00% +33.33% +17.65%

JIRA is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 243 170 186
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 21.70% 16.50% 17.08%
Number of salaries quoted 215 144 129
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,075 £25,400
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £68,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +11.76%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing JIRA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Watford

JIRA
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JIRA in Watford.

Salary trend for JIRA in Watford

JIRA
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Watford over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for JIRA in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, IT jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 47 (81.03%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (63.79%) Java
3 36 (62.07%) TDD
3 36 (62.07%) Scrum
4 31 (53.45%) Selenium
4 31 (53.45%) Test Automation
4 31 (53.45%) BDD
5 29 (50.00%) QA
6 28 (48.28%) Finance
7 23 (39.66%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (34.48%) WebDriver
8 20 (34.48%) Cucumber
8 20 (34.48%) Unix
9 19 (32.76%) C#
10 17 (29.31%) Confluence
11 16 (27.59%) Test Strategy
11 16 (27.59%) Test Scripting
11 16 (27.59%) Python
11 16 (27.59%) HP UFT
11 16 (27.59%) Regression Testing
12 15 (25.86%) Hibernate
12 15 (25.86%) Spring
12 15 (25.86%) Linux
12 15 (25.86%) Kanban
12 15 (25.86%) Waterfall
13 14 (24.14%) Jenkins
13 14 (24.14%) Continuous Delivery
13 14 (24.14%) Maven
14 13 (22.41%) Tomcat
14 13 (22.41%) Shell Script

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 17 (29.31%) Confluence
2 13 (22.41%) Tomcat
3 9 (15.52%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) GitHub
2 2 (3.45%) IaaS
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.45%) PaaS
2 2 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) DNS
1 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.45%) Firewall
2 2 (3.45%) ICMP
2 2 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) RDBMS
1 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (3.45%) DB2
3 2 (3.45%) MySQL
4 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 31 (53.45%) Selenium
2 20 (34.48%) Cucumber
2 20 (34.48%) WebDriver
3 16 (27.59%) HP UFT
4 14 (24.14%) Jenkins
4 14 (24.14%) Maven
5 11 (18.97%) JBehave
6 10 (17.24%) Git (software)
6 10 (17.24%) JUnit
7 9 (15.52%) SoapUI
8 6 (10.34%) Visual Studio
9 4 (6.90%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (5.17%) Bugzilla
10 3 (5.17%) ClearQuest
10 3 (5.17%) LoadRunner
10 3 (5.17%) Subversion
10 3 (5.17%) TestDirector
10 3 (5.17%) TestLink
11 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (48.28%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) French Language
2 2 (3.45%) German Language
2 2 (3.45%) Swedish Language
3 1 (1.72%) Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (46.55%) Analyst
2 25 (43.10%) Test Analyst
3 14 (24.14%) Automation Test Analyst
4 8 (13.79%) Agile Test Analyst
5 7 (12.07%) Developer
5 7 (12.07%) Test Automation Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Test Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Test Manager
6 6 (10.34%) Automation Tester
6 6 (10.34%) Development Manager
6 6 (10.34%) Java Developer
6 6 (10.34%) QA Automation Tester
6 6 (10.34%) QA Tester
6 6 (10.34%) Software Development Manager
6 6 (10.34%) Software Manager
6 6 (10.34%) Tester
7 5 (8.62%) Agile Tester
7 5 (8.62%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 5 (8.62%) Selenium Tester
8 4 (6.90%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.86%) Hibernate
1 15 (25.86%) Spring
2 13 (22.41%) Gherkin
2 13 (22.41%) RESTful
3 7 (12.07%) Web Services
4 6 (10.34%) .NET
4 6 (10.34%) J2EE
4 6 (10.34%) REST
4 6 (10.34%) SOAP
4 6 (10.34%) XML
5 5 (8.62%) Java EE
6 4 (6.90%) DOM
6 4 (6.90%) Java SE
6 4 (6.90%) JAXB
6 4 (6.90%) JDBC
6 4 (6.90%) JPA
6 4 (6.90%) JSP
6 4 (6.90%) JSTL
6 4 (6.90%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (6.90%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (8.62%) Fintech
1 5 (8.62%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.17%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (3.45%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (3.45%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (34.48%) Unix
2 15 (25.86%) Linux
3 6 (10.34%) Android
3 6 (10.34%) Apple iOS
4 4 (6.90%) Windows
5 2 (3.45%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (81.03%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (62.07%) Scrum
2 36 (62.07%) TDD
3 31 (53.45%) BDD
3 31 (53.45%) Test Automation
4 23 (39.66%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (27.59%) Regression Testing
5 16 (27.59%) Test Scripting
5 16 (27.59%) Test Strategy
6 15 (25.86%) Kanban
6 15 (25.86%) Waterfall
7 14 (24.14%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (18.97%) Functional Testing
8 11 (18.97%) High Availability
9 10 (17.24%) Non-Functional Testing
10 9 (15.52%) Integration Testing
10 9 (15.52%) Open Source
10 9 (15.52%) Software Testing
10 9 (15.52%) System Integration Testing
11 8 (13.79%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 37 (63.79%) Java
2 19 (32.76%) C#
3 16 (27.59%) Python
4 13 (22.41%) Shell Script
5 12 (20.69%) SQL
6 6 (10.34%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.45%) Go
7 2 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.72%) ISEB
3 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (6.90%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 4 (6.90%) MOM
3 2 (3.45%) Ansible
3 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Atlassian
2 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.90%) IBM
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle
4 3 (5.17%) HP
5 1 (1.72%) Snow
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