Period
to 18 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 111 133 187
Rank change year-on-year +22 +54 -1
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 199 206 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.53% 2.20% 1.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.24% 14.37% 8.56%
Number of salaries quoted 134 157 111
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,225 1,434 1,870
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.57% 15.28% 18.61%
Number of salaries quoted 929 1,137 1,595
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,000 £58,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing JIRA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in the West Midlands

JIRA
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for JIRA in the West Midlands

JIRA
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 July 2019.

Salary histogram for JIRA in the West Midlands

JIRA
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 July 2019. 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
Coventry +43 56 £55,000 +52.78% 5
Birmingham +19 39 £45,100 +6.12% 25
Warwickshire +1 31 £40,000 +39.13% 6
Shropshire -1 29 £58,000 -3.33% 13
Worcestershire +1 18 £36,250 -8.23% 11
Staffordshire -16 14 £26,000 -38.82% 10
Herefordshire -25 4 £62,000 +37.78% 1
Wolverhampton +24 2 £19,000 -57.30%
Solihull -21 2 £52,500 +16.67% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £45,000 -
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 121 (60.80%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (29.65%) Confluence
3 57 (28.64%) Amazon AWS
4 56 (28.14%) Continuous Integration
5 53 (26.63%) Java
6 52 (26.13%) C#
6 52 (26.13%) .NET
7 46 (23.12%) Scrum
8 45 (22.61%) Microsoft
9 43 (21.61%) SQL
9 43 (21.61%) Git (software)
9 43 (21.61%) Microsoft Azure
10 42 (21.11%) Problem-Solving
11 40 (20.10%) XML
11 40 (20.10%) TDD
12 39 (19.60%) Selenium
13 38 (19.10%) Unit Testing
13 38 (19.10%) SQL Server
13 38 (19.10%) Python
14 37 (18.59%) JavaScript
14 37 (18.59%) Software Engineering
15 36 (18.09%) Test Automation
16 35 (17.59%) Retail
16 35 (17.59%) Project Management
17 34 (17.09%) React
18 33 (16.58%) Computer Science
18 33 (16.58%) QA
19 32 (16.08%) ASP.NET
19 32 (16.08%) Serverless
20 29 (14.57%) MVC

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 59 (29.65%) Confluence
2 8 (4.02%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.51%) Apache Solr
3 5 (2.51%) CMS
3 5 (2.51%) Drupal
4 4 (2.01%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.51%) IIS
6 2 (1.01%) nginx
7 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (9.55%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (7.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (3.52%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (2.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.01%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.50%) Magento
3 1 (0.50%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (0.50%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 57 (28.64%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (21.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (16.08%) Serverless
4 28 (14.07%) GitHub
5 18 (9.05%) Amazon SQS
6 17 (8.54%) AWS IoT
7 15 (7.54%) AWS Lambda
8 12 (6.03%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (4.52%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (3.52%) Power Platform
10 7 (3.52%) SaaS
11 5 (2.51%) Fastly
11 5 (2.51%) Force.com
11 5 (2.51%) Heroku
12 4 (2.01%) FinancialForce
12 4 (2.01%) Office 365
13 3 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (1.51%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (1.51%) IaaS
13 3 (1.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (12.56%) SSH
2 17 (8.54%) FTP
2 17 (8.54%) HTTP
2 17 (8.54%) SMTP
3 15 (7.54%) MQTT
4 8 (4.02%) HTTPS
5 6 (3.02%) Internet
6 4 (2.01%) GoToMeeting
7 2 (1.01%) DNS
8 1 (0.50%) Broadband
8 1 (0.50%) Firewall
8 1 (0.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (19.10%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.06%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (9.05%) Amazon RDS
4 17 (8.54%) Amazon Redshift
5 15 (7.54%) Amazon Aurora
6 13 (6.53%) Big Data
7 12 (6.03%) MySQL
8 10 (5.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 7 (3.52%) Power BI
10 6 (3.02%) Relational Database
11 4 (2.01%) Hadoop
11 4 (2.01%) MS Access
12 2 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (1.01%) Oracle OWB
12 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 43 (21.61%) Git (software)
2 39 (19.60%) Selenium
3 23 (11.56%) Visual Studio Team System
4 19 (9.55%) Cucumber
5 18 (9.05%) Jenkins
6 13 (6.53%) Subversion
6 13 (6.53%) Visual Studio
7 12 (6.03%) Zephyr
8 10 (5.03%) Mercurial
8 10 (5.03%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (4.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (4.52%) SoapUI
10 8 (4.02%) WebDriver
11 7 (3.52%) Appium
11 7 (3.52%) Bitbucket
11 7 (3.52%) Bugzilla
12 5 (2.51%) Eclipse
12 5 (2.51%) Vagrant
13 4 (2.01%) SonarQube
13 4 (2.01%) Toad
General
1 35 (17.59%) Retail
2 17 (8.54%) Automotive
3 16 (8.04%) Finance
4 12 (6.03%) Aerospace
5 11 (5.53%) Marketing
6 7 (3.52%) Games
7 4 (2.01%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.50%) Avionics
8 1 (0.50%) Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Electronics
8 1 (0.50%) Law
8 1 (0.50%) Military
8 1 (0.50%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 48 (24.12%) Developer
2 30 (15.08%) Analyst
3 24 (12.06%) Software Engineer
4 20 (10.05%) Architect
4 20 (10.05%) C# Developer
5 18 (9.05%) .NET Developer
6 17 (8.54%) Tester
7 15 (7.54%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (7.54%) Principal Engineer
7 15 (7.54%) Principal Software Engineer
8 14 (7.04%) .NET Software Engineer
8 14 (7.04%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (6.03%) Cloud Architect
9 12 (6.03%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 12 (6.03%) Test Analyst
10 11 (5.53%) AWS Developer
11 10 (5.03%) Support Analyst
12 8 (4.02%) Applications Developer
12 8 (4.02%) Senior Software Engineer
12 8 (4.02%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (26.13%) .NET
2 40 (20.10%) XML
3 34 (17.09%) React
4 32 (16.08%) ASP.NET
5 29 (14.57%) AngularJS
5 29 (14.57%) HTML
6 22 (11.06%) RESTful
7 21 (10.55%) CSS
8 19 (9.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 18 (9.05%) JSON
10 16 (8.04%) Ajax
11 15 (7.54%) Node.js
11 15 (7.54%) XMPP
12 14 (7.04%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (6.03%) HTML5
13 12 (6.03%) Spring
14 11 (5.53%) .NET Core
14 11 (5.53%) React Native
14 11 (5.53%) Sass
15 10 (5.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.55%) User Experience
2 16 (8.04%) Algorithms
3 15 (7.54%) Smart Home
4 12 (6.03%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (5.03%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (4.52%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (4.02%) Mobile App
8 6 (3.02%) Internet of Things
8 6 (3.02%) Virtual Team
9 5 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (2.01%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (1.01%) Cloud Native
11 2 (1.01%) New Media
12 1 (0.50%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.50%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.50%) Lidar
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.05%) Windows
2 11 (5.53%) Linux
3 8 (4.02%) Unix
4 5 (2.51%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.01%) Android
5 4 (2.01%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.01%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.01%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.50%) CentOS
7 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (60.80%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (28.14%) Continuous Integration
3 46 (23.12%) Scrum
4 42 (21.11%) Problem-Solving
5 40 (20.10%) TDD
6 38 (19.10%) Unit Testing
7 37 (18.59%) Software Engineering
8 36 (18.09%) Test Automation
9 35 (17.59%) Project Management
10 33 (16.58%) Computer Science
11 29 (14.57%) MVC
11 29 (14.57%) Web Development
12 28 (14.07%) Continuous Delivery
13 27 (13.57%) DevOps
14 22 (11.06%) Analytics
14 22 (11.06%) Defect Management
15 21 (10.55%) Acceptance Criteria
16 19 (9.55%) User Stories
17 18 (9.05%) OO
18 17 (8.54%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 53 (26.63%) Java
2 52 (26.13%) C#
3 43 (21.61%) SQL
4 38 (19.10%) Python
5 37 (18.59%) JavaScript
6 26 (13.07%) C
7 21 (10.55%) C++
8 10 (5.03%) PHP
9 9 (4.52%) Bash Shell
9 9 (4.52%) TypeScript
10 8 (4.02%) Perl
11 4 (2.01%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.51%) Dart
12 3 (1.51%) Groovy
12 3 (1.51%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.51%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.01%) COBOL
14 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.50%) VBA
14 1 (0.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 26 (13.07%) Degree
2 21 (10.55%) ISTQB
3 18 (9.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (6.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (5.53%) ISEB
6 7 (3.52%) Security Cleared
7 6 (3.02%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.51%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (16.58%) QA
2 4 (2.01%) IEC 62304
2 4 (2.01%) PMO
3 1 (0.50%) ISO 26262
3 1 (0.50%) MISRA
3 1 (0.50%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (10.55%) Docker
2 5 (2.51%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.51%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.50%) Firmware
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (3.02%) Ansible
2 5 (2.51%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.51%) Terraform
3 3 (1.51%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.01%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (22.61%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.04%) Atlassian
2 14 (7.04%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (4.02%) Oracle
4 7 (3.52%) HP
5 5 (2.51%) SAP
5 5 (2.51%) ServiceNow
5 5 (2.51%) Tableau
6 4 (2.01%) Informatica
6 4 (2.01%) MKS
6 4 (2.01%) MuleSoft
6 4 (2.01%) webMethods
7 3 (1.51%) VMware
8 2 (1.01%) Citrix
9 1 (0.50%) Blue Prism
9 1 (0.50%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.50%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.50%) Remedy
9 1 (0.50%) UiPath
9 1 (0.50%) Xamarin