Period
to 13 December 2018

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

Atlassian JIRA
England > West Midlands
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 77 121
Rank change year-on-year -70 +44 +66
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 160 352 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.95% 3.50% 2.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.48% 18.57% 14.20%
Number of salaries quoted 117 277 191
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -14.77%
10th Percentile £25,750 £21,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £64,733 £56,825 £56,250
England median annual salary £52,317 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.63% - +5.26%

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 1,187 1,896 1,732
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.48% 18.83% 15.61%
Number of salaries quoted 950 1,583 1,475
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,450 £27,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,400 £55,150
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 13 December 2018.

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 13 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
Birmingham -9 70 £40,000 - 20
Shropshire -3 30 £45,500 +22.97% 16
Worcestershire +2 14 £40,000 +23.08% 4
Coventry -32 14 £47,500 +17.28% 6
Staffordshire +5 11 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Warwickshire -12 10 £35,000 - 6
Solihull +8 6 £39,000 -13.33% 9
Wolverhampton -3 1 £40,000 +31.15%
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 13 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 125 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (41.25%) Scrum
3 53 (33.13%) JavaScript
3 53 (33.13%) Confluence
4 51 (31.88%) Jenkins
5 49 (30.63%) Java
6 44 (27.50%) Test Automation
7 38 (23.75%) QA
8 36 (22.50%) Atlassian
8 36 (22.50%) .NET
8 36 (22.50%) Git (software)
9 35 (21.88%) C#
10 33 (20.63%) Windows
11 32 (20.00%) Selenium
11 32 (20.00%) SDLC
12 31 (19.38%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (18.75%) Python
14 29 (18.13%) HTML
15 28 (17.50%) Microsoft
16 27 (16.88%) CSS
17 26 (16.25%) SQL
18 24 (15.00%) Project Management
19 23 (14.38%) XML
19 23 (14.38%) JSON
20 22 (13.75%) Microsoft Office
20 22 (13.75%) Cucumber
20 22 (13.75%) DevOps
21 21 (13.13%) REST
21 21 (13.13%) Degree
22 20 (12.50%) Subversion

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 53 (33.13%) Confluence
2 10 (6.25%) Apache
2 10 (6.25%) nginx
2 10 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.88%) Anypoint
3 3 (1.88%) Drupal
3 3 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.25%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.63%) Mule
5 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (13.75%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.75%) Mingle
4 4 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.25%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (2.50%) SAP FI-CA
1 4 (2.50%) SAP PSCD
2 2 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.88%) GitHub
2 15 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.75%) Slack
3 6 (3.75%) Trello
4 5 (3.13%) Serverless
5 2 (1.25%) Azure Functions
5 2 (1.25%) IaaS
5 2 (1.25%) PaaS
5 2 (1.25%) SaaS
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.63%) Google Play
6 1 (0.63%) iTunes
6 1 (0.63%) npm
6 1 (0.63%) Office 365
6 1 (0.63%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.88%) DNS
1 11 (6.88%) SSL
2 3 (1.88%) Extranet
3 2 (1.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.63%) Broadband
4 1 (0.63%) DHCP
4 1 (0.63%) Firewall
4 1 (0.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 8 (5.00%) MySQL
3 6 (3.75%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.13%) Big Data
4 5 (3.13%) Data Lake
4 5 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.50%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.50%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.88%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (1.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 3 (1.88%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.88%) Power BI
7 1 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 51 (31.88%) Jenkins
2 36 (22.50%) Git (software)
3 32 (20.00%) Selenium
4 22 (13.75%) Cucumber
5 20 (12.50%) Subversion
6 16 (10.00%) Bitbucket
7 14 (8.75%) SoapUI
8 13 (8.13%) JUnit
9 12 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (6.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 10 (6.25%) GoCD
11 10 (6.25%) TeamCity
11 10 (6.25%) Vagrant
12 7 (4.38%) TestNG
12 7 (4.38%) Visual Studio
13 6 (3.75%) FitNesse
13 6 (3.75%) WebDriver
14 5 (3.13%) Maven
15 4 (2.50%) Bugzilla
15 4 (2.50%) PHPUnit
General
1 20 (12.50%) Finance
2 13 (8.13%) Retail
3 5 (3.13%) Automotive
3 5 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.50%) Games
5 3 (1.88%) Legal
5 3 (1.88%) Marketing
6 2 (1.25%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.25%) Avionics
6 2 (1.25%) Back Office
6 2 (1.25%) Banking
6 2 (1.25%) Military
7 1 (0.63%) Advertising
7 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (30.63%) Developer
2 28 (17.50%) Analyst
3 17 (10.63%) Test Analyst
4 15 (9.38%) .NET Developer
5 14 (8.75%) Test Engineer
6 9 (5.63%) Applications Engineer
6 9 (5.63%) Software Developer
6 9 (5.63%) Test Manager
7 8 (5.00%) Business Analyst
7 8 (5.00%) C# Developer
7 8 (5.00%) Development Manager
8 7 (4.38%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (4.38%) Java Developer
8 7 (4.38%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (4.38%) Senior Developer
9 6 (3.75%) Android Developer
9 6 (3.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (3.75%) Junior
9 6 (3.75%) Project Manager
9 6 (3.75%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (22.50%) .NET
2 29 (18.13%) HTML
3 27 (16.88%) CSS
4 23 (14.38%) JSON
4 23 (14.38%) XML
5 21 (13.13%) REST
6 19 (11.88%) SOAP
7 18 (11.25%) AngularJS
8 11 (6.88%) ASP.NET
8 11 (6.88%) RabbitMQ
8 11 (6.88%) React
8 11 (6.88%) Web Services
9 10 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
10 9 (5.63%) HTML5
10 9 (5.63%) Spring
11 8 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (5.00%) Node.js
12 7 (4.38%) .NET Framework
13 6 (3.75%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (3.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.25%) Algorithms
2 10 (6.25%) Data Structures
3 8 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.38%) User Experience
5 6 (3.75%) NHS
6 5 (3.13%) New Media
7 4 (2.50%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.63%) LIMS
9 1 (0.63%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (20.63%) Windows
2 16 (10.00%) Linux
3 14 (8.75%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.38%) Android
5 6 (3.75%) Apple iOS
6 5 (3.13%) Mac OS
7 4 (2.50%) CentOS
8 3 (1.88%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.88%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.88%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.25%) Solaris
10 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (41.25%) Scrum
3 44 (27.50%) Test Automation
4 32 (20.00%) SDLC
5 31 (19.38%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (15.00%) Project Management
7 22 (13.75%) DevOps
8 18 (11.25%) Software Engineering
8 18 (11.25%) TDD
9 16 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 16 (10.00%) Web Development
10 15 (9.38%) API Testing
10 15 (9.38%) Kanban
10 15 (9.38%) OO
10 15 (9.38%) Test Strategy
11 14 (8.75%) MVC
11 14 (8.75%) Regression Testing
12 13 (8.13%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (6.88%) Issue Tracking
13 11 (6.88%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 53 (33.13%) JavaScript
2 49 (30.63%) Java
3 35 (21.88%) C#
4 30 (18.75%) Python
5 26 (16.25%) SQL
6 18 (11.25%) PHP
7 15 (9.38%) Perl
8 12 (7.50%) Bash Shell
9 11 (6.88%) Ruby
10 10 (6.25%) PowerShell
11 8 (5.00%) C++
12 7 (4.38%) XPath
13 6 (3.75%) C
14 5 (3.13%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.88%) PL/SQL
16 2 (1.25%) Kotlin
16 2 (1.25%) VB
16 2 (1.25%) VB.NET
16 2 (1.25%) VBA
17 1 (0.63%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 21 (13.13%) Degree
2 14 (8.75%) ISEB
3 12 (7.50%) ISTQB
4 8 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.88%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.88%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.25%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.25%) PMP
6 2 (1.25%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.63%) APMP
7 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (23.75%) QA
2 3 (1.88%) ISO 26262
2 3 (1.88%) PMO
2 3 (1.88%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (5.63%) Docker
2 3 (1.88%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.25%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.63%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (6.88%) Ansible
2 10 (6.25%) Terraform
3 4 (2.50%) HP ALM
3 4 (2.50%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.63%) HockeyApp
4 1 (0.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (22.50%) Atlassian
2 28 (17.50%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.38%) Oracle
4 5 (3.13%) Tableau
5 4 (2.50%) Apple
5 4 (2.50%) HP
5 4 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.50%) SAP
5 4 (2.50%) UiPath
5 4 (2.50%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.88%) Blue Prism
6 3 (1.88%) CA Agile Central
6 3 (1.88%) IBM
6 3 (1.88%) Informatica
6 3 (1.88%) MuleSoft
6 3 (1.88%) Okta
6 3 (1.88%) VMware
7 2 (1.25%) Google
8 1 (0.63%) Altova
8 1 (0.63%) CheckPoint