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 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 45 62
Rank change year-on-year +13 +17  
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 32 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.72% 3.07% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.12% 18.89% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 31 13 2
Median salary £50,000 £65,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.07% +41.30%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  

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 118 90 80
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 21.11% 16.27% 15.09%
Number of salaries quoted 107 70 58
Median salary £50,000 £51,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.38% +15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,800 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing JIRA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram for JIRA in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 39 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (75.00%) Java
3 31 (64.58%) TDD
4 30 (62.50%) Finance
5 28 (58.33%) Scrum
6 27 (56.25%) Selenium
6 27 (56.25%) BDD
7 26 (54.17%) Unix
8 25 (52.08%) QA
9 23 (47.92%) WebDriver
10 22 (45.83%) Test Scripting
11 21 (43.75%) Regression Testing
12 20 (41.67%) HP UFT
12 20 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (39.58%) Kanban
14 18 (37.50%) Shell Script
14 18 (37.50%) Linux
14 18 (37.50%) Python
15 17 (35.42%) C#
15 17 (35.42%) Hibernate
15 17 (35.42%) Maven
15 17 (35.42%) Spring
15 17 (35.42%) Cucumber
15 17 (35.42%) Automation Testing
15 17 (35.42%) Continuous Delivery
16 16 (33.33%) Gherkin
16 16 (33.33%) RESTful
16 16 (33.33%) Tomcat
17 15 (31.25%) Atlassian
17 15 (31.25%) Test Strategy

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 16 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 14 (29.17%) Confluence
3 10 (20.83%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) DNS
1 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.08%) Big Data
2 1 (2.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 27 (56.25%) Selenium
2 23 (47.92%) WebDriver
3 20 (41.67%) HP UFT
4 17 (35.42%) Cucumber
4 17 (35.42%) Maven
5 14 (29.17%) Git (software)
6 13 (27.08%) JUnit
6 13 (27.08%) SoapUI
7 9 (18.75%) JBehave
8 6 (12.50%) ClearQuest
9 5 (10.42%) LoadRunner
9 5 (10.42%) Visual Studio
10 4 (8.33%) Jenkins
10 4 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (6.25%) Bugzilla
11 3 (6.25%) TestDirector
11 3 (6.25%) TestLink
12 2 (4.17%) Subversion
13 1 (2.08%) Ant
13 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 30 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (66.67%) Analyst
2 29 (60.42%) Test Analyst
3 18 (37.50%) Automation Test Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) Agile Test Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Test Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Agile Tester
6 4 (8.33%) Automation Tester
6 4 (8.33%) Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.33%) QA Automation Tester
6 4 (8.33%) QA Tester
6 4 (8.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 4 (8.33%) Selenium Tester
6 4 (8.33%) Tester
7 3 (6.25%) Development Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Principal Developer
7 3 (6.25%) QA Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (35.42%) Hibernate
1 17 (35.42%) Spring
2 16 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 16 (33.33%) RESTful
3 4 (8.33%) J2EE
3 4 (8.33%) Java EE
3 4 (8.33%) Middleware
3 4 (8.33%) REST
3 4 (8.33%) SOAP
3 4 (8.33%) Web Services
3 4 (8.33%) XML
4 3 (6.25%) DOM
4 3 (6.25%) Java SE
4 3 (6.25%) JAXB
4 3 (6.25%) JDBC
4 3 (6.25%) JPA
4 3 (6.25%) JSP
4 3 (6.25%) JSTL
4 3 (6.25%) SAX
4 3 (6.25%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (6.25%) Smartphone
4 2 (4.17%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 26 (54.17%) Unix
2 18 (37.50%) Linux
3 4 (8.33%) Windows
4 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.08%) Android
5 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (64.58%) TDD
3 28 (58.33%) Scrum
4 27 (56.25%) BDD
5 22 (45.83%) Test Scripting
6 21 (43.75%) Regression Testing
7 20 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (39.58%) Kanban
9 17 (35.42%) Automation Testing
9 17 (35.42%) Continuous Delivery
10 15 (31.25%) Test Strategy
11 14 (29.17%) Functional Testing
12 13 (27.08%) Integration Testing
12 13 (27.08%) Software Testing
12 13 (27.08%) System Integration Testing
12 13 (27.08%) Test Automation
12 13 (27.08%) Waterfall
13 11 (22.92%) Automated Testing
13 11 (22.92%) Non-Functional Testing
14 9 (18.75%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 36 (75.00%) Java
2 18 (37.50%) Python
2 18 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 17 (35.42%) C#
4 9 (18.75%) SQL
5 4 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (52.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.25%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 3 (6.25%) MOM
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Atlassian
2 5 (10.42%) HP
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.33%) IBM
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle
5 1 (2.08%) Sonatype
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