Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 54 75
Rank change year-on-year +24 +21 -2
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 78 37 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 8.45% 4.06% 1.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 45.88% 16.52% 8.85%
Number of salaries quoted 80 37 17
Watford median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.32% -9.52% -12.50%
10th Percentile £41,250 £31,250 £33,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £62,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% +11.11% -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 Watford with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 170 224 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 18.42% 24.59% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 136 194 174
Watford median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £35,750 £31,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £62,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for JIRA in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 Watford region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 49 (62.82%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (50.00%) Migration
2 39 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 39 (50.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 35 (44.87%) Oracle
4 34 (43.59%) SQL Server
4 34 (43.59%) SQL
5 31 (39.74%) SC Cleared
5 31 (39.74%) Security Cleared
5 31 (39.74%) Test Automation
6 30 (38.46%) TDD
7 29 (37.18%) BDD
8 27 (34.62%) ETL
9 24 (30.77%) C#
9 24 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
9 24 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
10 22 (28.21%) Subversion
11 19 (24.36%) T-SQL
11 19 (24.36%) PL/SQL
11 19 (24.36%) XML
11 19 (24.36%) Data Quality
11 19 (24.36%) Talend
11 19 (24.36%) Reference Data
11 19 (24.36%) Data Mapping
11 19 (24.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 19 (24.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (24.36%) JSON
11 19 (24.36%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (24.36%) SQL Server 2016
12 17 (21.79%) Project Management

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 7 (8.97%) Confluence
1 7 (8.97%) Tomcat
1 7 (8.97%) WebSphere
2 6 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 12 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (6.41%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.28%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (43.59%) SQL Server
2 24 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (24.36%) SQL Server 2016
3 19 (24.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (24.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (15.38%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.41%) MySQL
5 5 (6.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (28.21%) Subversion
2 10 (12.82%) Git (software)
3 8 (10.26%) Zephyr
4 7 (8.97%) Eclipse
4 7 (8.97%) Jenkins
4 7 (8.97%) Rational Team Concert
5 5 (6.41%) Bitbucket
5 5 (6.41%) Maven
6 4 (5.13%) Checkstyle
6 4 (5.13%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (2.56%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.56%) JBehave
7 2 (2.56%) Selenium
General
1 9 (11.54%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Banking
2 4 (5.13%) Marketing
3 1 (1.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (39.74%) Developer
2 19 (24.36%) Data Migration Developer
2 19 (24.36%) ETL Developer
2 19 (24.36%) Oracle Developer
2 19 (24.36%) Oracle ETL Developer
2 19 (24.36%) PostgreSQL Developer
2 19 (24.36%) SQL Developer
2 19 (24.36%) SQL Server Developer
3 17 (21.79%) Project Manager
4 13 (16.67%) Scrum Master
5 12 (15.38%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
6 10 (12.82%) Applications Manager
6 10 (12.82%) QA Tester
6 10 (12.82%) Tester
7 9 (11.54%) Analyst
7 9 (11.54%) Test Analyst
8 8 (10.26%) Data Analyst
8 8 (10.26%) Data Migration Analyst
8 8 (10.26%) Product Manager
8 8 (10.26%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.36%) JSON
1 19 (24.36%) XML
2 10 (12.82%) Web Services
3 8 (10.26%) ODBC
4 7 (8.97%) Hibernate
4 7 (8.97%) J2EE
4 7 (8.97%) jQuery
4 7 (8.97%) Spring
5 5 (6.41%) .NET
6 3 (3.85%) REST
6 3 (3.85%) SOAP
7 2 (2.56%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.36%) Analytical Skills
1 19 (24.36%) Reference Data
2 13 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 7 (8.97%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.13%) N-Tier
4 4 (5.13%) User Experience
5 2 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.28%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.67%) Android
1 13 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 12 (15.38%) Linux
3 7 (8.97%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (62.82%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 39 (50.00%) Migration
2 39 (50.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 31 (39.74%) Test Automation
4 30 (38.46%) TDD
5 29 (37.18%) BDD
6 27 (34.62%) ETL
7 24 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (24.36%) Data Mapping
9 17 (21.79%) Project Management
10 16 (20.51%) Scrum
10 16 (20.51%) Time Management
11 12 (15.38%) PRINCE2
12 11 (14.10%) MVC
13 9 (11.54%) Scenario Testing
14 8 (10.26%) Data Modelling
14 8 (10.26%) Test Scripting
15 6 (7.69%) DevOps
16 5 (6.41%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (43.59%) SQL
2 24 (30.77%) C#
3 19 (24.36%) PL/SQL
3 19 (24.36%) T-SQL
4 10 (12.82%) Java
5 7 (8.97%) Groovy
6 5 (6.41%) Python
7 2 (2.56%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 31 (39.74%) SC Cleared
1 31 (39.74%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.26%) ISTQB
2 8 (10.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (24.36%) Data Quality
2 10 (12.82%) QA
3 1 (1.28%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) Ansible
1 5 (6.41%) Docker Swarm
1 5 (6.41%) Kubernetes
1 5 (6.41%) Mesos
1 5 (6.41%) Rancher
1 5 (6.41%) yum
2 4 (5.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 35 (44.87%) Oracle
2 19 (24.36%) Talend
3 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.97%) IBM
5 6 (7.69%) Atlassian
6 4 (5.13%) Planview
6 4 (5.13%) Sonatype
7 2 (2.56%) Google
8 1 (1.28%) Automation Anywhere
8 1 (1.28%) Blue Prism
8 1 (1.28%) SAP
8 1 (1.28%) UiPath