Period
to 7 April 2020

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 7 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
England > West Midlands
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 77 134 100
Rank change year-on-year +57 -34 +72
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 209 175 283
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.47% 2.20% 2.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.30% 13.60% 18.06%
Number of salaries quoted 189 107 210
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +20.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,950 £24,075
90th Percentile £66,195 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 981 1,287 1,567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.28% 16.18% 15.80%
Number of salaries quoted 830 992 1,197
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £64,733 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing JIRA as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing JIRA in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for JIRA in the West Midlands

JIRA
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing JIRA in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

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 7 April 2020. 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 +36 59 £52,500 +10.53% 9
Worcestershire +33 43 £50,000 +25.00% 10
Coventry +21 35 £50,000 -13.79% 4
Warwickshire +4 22 £40,000 +14.29% 5
Staffordshire +16 16 £35,000 +62.79% 4
Shropshire +12 12 £38,750 -15.76% 5
Solihull +11 10 £56,250 - 3
Walsall - 4 £50,000 -
Sutton Coldfield +16 2 £25,000 -44.44%
Wednesbury - 2 £47,500 -
Wolverhampton -3 1 £30,000 +66.67%
Herefordshire - 1 £42,500 -
West Bromwich - 1 £36,500 -
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, 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.

1 133 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (34.45%) Confluence
3 64 (30.62%) DevOps
4 59 (28.23%) Test Automation
5 53 (25.36%) SQL
6 46 (22.01%) AWS
7 44 (21.05%) Git (software)
8 42 (20.10%) Scrum
9 41 (19.62%) Finance
10 38 (18.18%) .NET
10 38 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
10 38 (18.18%) Jenkins
10 38 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
11 36 (17.22%) Azure
12 35 (16.75%) QA
12 35 (16.75%) Continuous Integration
13 33 (15.79%) Microsoft
14 32 (15.31%) Project Management
15 31 (14.83%) Degree
16 30 (14.35%) Java
16 30 (14.35%) JavaScript
17 29 (13.88%) SDLC
18 28 (13.40%) C#
18 28 (13.40%) Software Engineering
19 26 (12.44%) SQL Server
20 25 (11.96%) CSS
20 25 (11.96%) Waterfall
21 24 (11.48%) Windows
21 24 (11.48%) HTML
21 24 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management

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 72 (34.45%) Confluence
2 10 (4.78%) Apache Spark
3 8 (3.83%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.35%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.39%) SAS
6 3 (1.44%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.96%) CMS
7 2 (0.96%) WordPress
8 1 (0.48%) Anypoint
8 1 (0.48%) Apache
8 1 (0.48%) Mule
Applications
1 16 (7.66%) Microsoft Project
2 12 (5.74%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (4.78%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (3.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (3.35%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.39%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.48%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (1.91%) assyst
2 2 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.96%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.96%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.96%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.48%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.48%) Magento
3 1 (0.48%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.48%) SAP EWM
3 1 (0.48%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 46 (22.01%) AWS
2 36 (17.22%) Azure
3 18 (8.61%) PaaS
4 17 (8.13%) GitHub
5 13 (6.22%) SaaS
6 12 (5.74%) IaaS
7 7 (3.35%) Power Platform
8 5 (2.39%) Office 365
8 5 (2.39%) Slack
9 4 (1.91%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (1.44%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (1.44%) Serverless
10 3 (1.44%) Trello
11 2 (0.96%) BrowserStack
11 2 (0.96%) GCP
11 2 (0.96%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.96%) Google Sheets
11 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Flow
11 2 (0.96%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.35%) Extranet
1 7 (3.35%) Internet
1 7 (3.35%) Intranet
2 5 (2.39%) Skype
3 4 (1.91%) 3G
3 4 (1.91%) 4G
3 4 (1.91%) 5G
3 4 (1.91%) GoToMeeting
3 4 (1.91%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.96%) LTE
4 2 (0.96%) WLAN
5 1 (0.48%) DSL
5 1 (0.48%) Firewall
5 1 (0.48%) VPN
5 1 (0.48%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.44%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.66%) MySQL
3 15 (7.18%) Relational Database
4 11 (5.26%) Hadoop
5 7 (3.35%) Big Data
5 7 (3.35%) Power BI
5 7 (3.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (2.87%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.91%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (1.91%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.91%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.44%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (1.44%) Cognos Query Studio
9 3 (1.44%) IBM InfoSphere
9 3 (1.44%) Oracle OWB
9 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 44 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 38 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 21 (10.05%) Selenium
4 18 (8.61%) Artifactory
4 18 (8.61%) SonarQube
5 13 (6.22%) Postman
5 13 (6.22%) SoapUI
6 12 (5.74%) Visual Studio
7 11 (5.26%) JMeter
8 9 (4.31%) Cucumber
8 9 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (3.83%) Liquibase
9 8 (3.83%) Visual Studio Team System
9 8 (3.83%) WebDriver
10 7 (3.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (2.87%) Maven
12 5 (2.39%) Bitbucket
12 5 (2.39%) HP UFT
12 5 (2.39%) Moq
12 5 (2.39%) Subversion
General
1 41 (19.62%) Finance
2 12 (5.74%) Games
3 8 (3.83%) Automotive
4 5 (2.39%) Aerospace
4 5 (2.39%) Retail
5 4 (1.91%) Billing
5 4 (1.91%) Electronics
5 4 (1.91%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.44%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.96%) Marketing
7 2 (0.96%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.96%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.48%) Advertising
8 1 (0.48%) Banking
8 1 (0.48%) Law
Job Titles
1 38 (18.18%) Developer
2 37 (17.70%) Analyst
3 20 (9.57%) Tester
4 14 (6.70%) Project Manager
5 13 (6.22%) Business Analyst
6 12 (5.74%) Architect
6 12 (5.74%) IT Manager
7 11 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (5.26%) Test Analyst
7 11 (5.26%) Test Leader
8 10 (4.78%) Head of IT
8 10 (4.78%) QA Tester
8 10 (4.78%) Software Developer
8 10 (4.78%) Software Engineer
9 9 (4.31%) Development Manager
9 9 (4.31%) Scrum Master
9 9 (4.31%) Senior Developer
10 8 (3.83%) IT Services Manager
10 8 (3.83%) Junior
10 8 (3.83%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (18.18%) .NET
2 25 (11.96%) CSS
3 24 (11.48%) HTML
4 16 (7.66%) ASP.NET
4 16 (7.66%) Web Services
5 15 (7.18%) AngularJS
6 13 (6.22%) .NET Core
7 11 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 11 (5.26%) REST
7 11 (5.26%) RESTful
7 11 (5.26%) SOAP
8 9 (4.31%) .NET Framework
8 9 (4.31%) XML
9 7 (3.35%) Entity Framework
10 6 (2.87%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (2.87%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (2.87%) JSON
10 6 (2.87%) Kendo UI
10 6 (2.87%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (2.39%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 38 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.70%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (5.26%) User Experience
4 9 (4.31%) Public Cloud
5 6 (2.87%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (2.39%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.39%) AS400
7 4 (1.91%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.91%) PKI
8 3 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.44%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.44%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.44%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.96%) Apple TV
9 2 (0.96%) Wiki
10 1 (0.48%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.48%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.48%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (11.48%) Windows
2 12 (5.74%) Unix
3 11 (5.26%) Linux
4 5 (2.39%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.91%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.96%) Android
7 1 (0.48%) Debian
7 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (30.62%) DevOps
3 59 (28.23%) Test Automation
4 42 (20.10%) Scrum
5 38 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
6 35 (16.75%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (15.31%) Project Management
8 29 (13.88%) SDLC
9 28 (13.40%) Software Engineering
10 25 (11.96%) Waterfall
11 24 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
11 24 (11.48%) TDD
12 20 (9.57%) Performance Testing
13 19 (9.09%) ITIL
13 19 (9.09%) Regression Testing
14 18 (8.61%) BDD
14 18 (8.61%) Manual Testing
14 18 (8.61%) Test Scripting
15 17 (8.13%) Software Delivery
16 16 (7.66%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 53 (25.36%) SQL
2 30 (14.35%) Java
2 30 (14.35%) JavaScript
3 28 (13.40%) C#
4 23 (11.00%) Python
5 13 (6.22%) PHP
6 6 (2.87%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.39%) C
7 5 (2.39%) C++
7 5 (2.39%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.44%) Apple Swift
8 3 (1.44%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.44%) Groovy
8 3 (1.44%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.44%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.96%) ABAP
9 2 (0.96%) Java 8
9 2 (0.96%) R
9 2 (0.96%) Ruby
10 1 (0.48%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 31 (14.83%) Degree
2 13 (6.22%) ISTQB
3 8 (3.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (3.83%) ISEB
4 6 (2.87%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.91%) HNC
6 4 (1.91%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.96%) AAT
7 2 (0.96%) ACCA
7 2 (0.96%) CIMA
7 2 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.96%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.96%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.96%) PMP
7 2 (0.96%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.48%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.48%) CISSP
8 1 (0.48%) CSPO
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (16.75%) QA
2 8 (3.83%) SLA
3 7 (3.35%) GDPR
4 4 (1.91%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.91%) PMO
5 2 (0.96%) ISO 26262
6 1 (0.48%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (1.91%) Docker
2 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (11.48%) Terraform
2 21 (10.05%) Ansible
3 19 (9.09%) Packer
4 6 (2.87%) HP ALM
5 5 (2.39%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.44%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.96%) Puppet
8 1 (0.48%) Grafana
8 1 (0.48%) Kibana
8 1 (0.48%) logstash
8 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.48%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.74%) Oracle
3 11 (5.26%) Atlassian
4 9 (4.31%) Blue Prism
4 9 (4.31%) HP
4 9 (4.31%) UiPath
5 7 (3.35%) Google
6 4 (1.91%) Cognos
6 4 (1.91%) IBM
6 4 (1.91%) Informatica
7 3 (1.44%) Ab Initio
7 3 (1.44%) Adobe
7 3 (1.44%) Netezza
7 3 (1.44%) SAP
8 2 (0.96%) Alteryx
8 2 (0.96%) Apple
8 2 (0.96%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.96%) Tableau
8 2 (0.96%) VMware
9 1 (0.48%) Xamarin