Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 105 140
Rank change year-on-year -23 +35 +52
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 191 299 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.20% 3.00% 2.06%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.83% 15.15% 13.48%
Number of salaries quoted 149 237 179
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% -20.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £20,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,825 £56,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year - -2.91% +6.19%

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 1,288 1,973 1,788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.86% 19.78% 15.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,046 1,685 1,485
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 £26,750 £27,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -20 73 £40,000 - 28
Shropshire +14 32 £48,000 +37.14% 15
Staffordshire +16 30 £42,500 +13.33% 9
Coventry -22 15 £40,000 -2.44% 13
Warwickshire +4 13 £30,000 -20.00% 7
Solihull +3 7 £44,500 -15.24% 2
Worcestershire +8 6 £39,500 +31.67% 3
Herefordshire -1 4 £45,000 +20.00%
Wolverhampton -3 4 £44,500 +45.90% 1
Halesowen +28 1 £20,000 - 1
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 145 (75.92%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (39.79%) Confluence
3 69 (36.13%) Scrum
4 64 (33.51%) Jenkins
5 60 (31.41%) Java
6 59 (30.89%) JavaScript
7 50 (26.18%) Test Automation
8 49 (25.65%) C#
9 46 (24.08%) Git (software)
10 45 (23.56%) SQL
11 42 (21.99%) Atlassian
12 41 (21.47%) .NET
13 40 (20.94%) QA
14 38 (19.90%) Selenium
15 37 (19.37%) SDLC
16 36 (18.85%) CSS
16 36 (18.85%) Microsoft
17 35 (18.32%) HTML
18 34 (17.80%) Windows
19 33 (17.28%) Python
19 33 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
20 30 (15.71%) Microsoft Office
20 30 (15.71%) Project Management
21 29 (15.18%) SQL Server
22 27 (14.14%) DevOps
23 26 (13.61%) REST
23 26 (13.61%) Subversion
24 24 (12.57%) Degree
24 24 (12.57%) Finance
25 23 (12.04%) Linux

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 76 (39.79%) Confluence
2 14 (7.33%) Apache
2 14 (7.33%) nginx
2 14 (7.33%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.14%) Drupal
4 4 (2.09%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.09%) WordPress
5 3 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.57%) MediaWiki
6 2 (1.05%) Anypoint
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.05%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.52%) IIS
Applications
1 30 (15.71%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.14%) Mingle
4 5 (2.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.62%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (2.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.09%) Magento
2 3 (1.57%) SAP FI-CA
2 3 (1.57%) SAP PSCD
3 2 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.47%) GitHub
2 16 (8.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.14%) SaaS
4 5 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (2.09%) AdWords
5 4 (2.09%) BrowserStack
5 4 (2.09%) Serverless
5 4 (2.09%) Slack
5 4 (2.09%) Trello
6 3 (1.57%) Google Analytics
6 3 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.05%) Azure Functions
7 2 (1.05%) IaaS
7 2 (1.05%) PaaS
8 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.33%) DNS
1 14 (7.33%) SSL
2 6 (3.14%) SMS
3 4 (2.09%) Extranet
4 2 (1.05%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.52%) ATM
5 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.52%) Internet
5 1 (0.52%) Intranet
5 1 (0.52%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (15.18%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.71%) MongoDB
2 9 (4.71%) MySQL
3 8 (4.19%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.66%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.62%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.09%) Data Lake
6 4 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.05%) Big Data
7 2 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.05%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.05%) Power BI
8 1 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 64 (33.51%) Jenkins
2 46 (24.08%) Git (software)
3 38 (19.90%) Selenium
4 26 (13.61%) Subversion
5 20 (10.47%) Bitbucket
6 19 (9.95%) Cucumber
7 16 (8.38%) Visual Studio
8 15 (7.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 15 (7.85%) GoCD
8 15 (7.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (7.33%) TeamCity
9 14 (7.33%) Vagrant
9 14 (7.33%) WebDriver
10 11 (5.76%) JUnit
11 10 (5.24%) TestNG
12 8 (4.19%) AccuRev
12 8 (4.19%) Maven
13 6 (3.14%) FitNesse
13 6 (3.14%) SoapUI
14 5 (2.62%) JIRA Agile
General
1 24 (12.57%) Finance
2 17 (8.90%) Retail
3 8 (4.19%) Automotive
4 6 (3.14%) Games
5 5 (2.62%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.57%) German Language
6 3 (1.57%) Legal
6 3 (1.57%) Marketing
7 2 (1.05%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.05%) Avionics
7 2 (1.05%) Back Office
7 2 (1.05%) Banking
7 2 (1.05%) Publishing
8 1 (0.52%) Advertising
8 1 (0.52%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 55 (28.80%) Developer
2 30 (15.71%) Analyst
3 25 (13.09%) Test Engineer
4 18 (9.42%) .NET Developer
5 15 (7.85%) Software Developer
6 14 (7.33%) Test Analyst
7 12 (6.28%) Applications Engineer
8 11 (5.76%) Business Analyst
8 11 (5.76%) Test Automation Engineer
9 9 (4.71%) C# Developer
9 9 (4.71%) Project Manager
10 8 (4.19%) Junior
10 8 (4.19%) Senior Developer
10 8 (4.19%) Tester
11 7 (3.66%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (3.66%) JavaScript Developer
12 6 (3.14%) Android Developer
12 6 (3.14%) Development Manager
13 5 (2.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 5 (2.62%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (21.47%) .NET
2 36 (18.85%) CSS
3 35 (18.32%) HTML
4 26 (13.61%) REST
5 17 (8.90%) AngularJS
6 16 (8.38%) XML
7 15 (7.85%) ASP.NET
7 15 (7.85%) JSON
7 15 (7.85%) Web Services
8 13 (6.81%) jQuery
9 12 (6.28%) HTML5
10 11 (5.76%) SOAP
11 9 (4.71%) .NET Framework
12 8 (4.19%) KnockoutJS
12 8 (4.19%) RESTful
13 7 (3.66%) Entity Framework
13 7 (3.66%) Node.js
14 6 (3.14%) Laravel
14 6 (3.14%) OAuth
14 6 (3.14%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.33%) Algorithms
1 14 (7.33%) Data Structures
2 13 (6.81%) Mobile App
3 12 (6.28%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.19%) User Experience
6 5 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.09%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.09%) NHS
8 3 (1.57%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (1.05%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.05%) Wiki
10 1 (0.52%) BBC
10 1 (0.52%) Blog
10 1 (0.52%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.52%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.52%) New Media
10 1 (0.52%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.52%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (17.80%) Windows
2 23 (12.04%) Linux
3 20 (10.47%) Windows Server
4 11 (5.76%) Android
5 10 (5.24%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.57%) CentOS
6 3 (1.57%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.57%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.57%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (75.92%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (36.13%) Scrum
3 50 (26.18%) Test Automation
4 37 (19.37%) SDLC
5 33 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (15.71%) Project Management
7 27 (14.14%) DevOps
8 20 (10.47%) Waterfall
9 18 (9.42%) Kanban
9 18 (9.42%) Software Engineering
9 18 (9.42%) Software Testing
10 17 (8.90%) MVC
10 17 (8.90%) TDD
11 16 (8.38%) Multithreading
11 16 (8.38%) Test Scripting
12 14 (7.33%) Issue Tracking
12 14 (7.33%) Root Cause Analysis
12 14 (7.33%) Web Development
13 13 (6.81%) OO
14 11 (5.76%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (31.41%) Java
2 59 (30.89%) JavaScript
3 49 (25.65%) C#
4 45 (23.56%) SQL
5 33 (17.28%) Python
6 19 (9.95%) PHP
7 18 (9.42%) Perl
8 16 (8.38%) Bash Shell
9 15 (7.85%) Ruby
10 14 (7.33%) PowerShell
11 8 (4.19%) C++
11 8 (4.19%) T-SQL
12 7 (3.66%) C
12 7 (3.66%) XPath
13 4 (2.09%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.05%) Kotlin
14 2 (1.05%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.05%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.05%) VB
14 2 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (12.57%) Degree
2 15 (7.85%) ISEB
3 13 (6.81%) ISTQB
4 9 (4.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.57%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.57%) PMP
7 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.05%) Postgraduate
7 2 (1.05%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.05%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (20.94%) QA
2 8 (4.19%) PMO
3 4 (2.09%) P3O
4 3 (1.57%) SLA
5 1 (0.52%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 8 (4.19%) Docker
2 3 (1.57%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (7.33%) Ansible
1 14 (7.33%) Terraform
2 4 (2.09%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (1.57%) HP ALM
3 3 (1.57%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.52%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.52%) Kibana
Vendors
1 42 (21.99%) Atlassian
2 36 (18.85%) Microsoft
3 13 (6.81%) Google
4 6 (3.14%) Oracle
5 5 (2.62%) Xamarin
6 4 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.09%) SAP
6 4 (2.09%) Tableau
7 3 (1.57%) Altova
7 3 (1.57%) Apple
7 3 (1.57%) DevExpress
7 3 (1.57%) HP
7 3 (1.57%) UiPath
7 3 (1.57%) VMware
8 2 (1.05%) Blue Prism
8 2 (1.05%) Facebook
8 2 (1.05%) Informatica
8 2 (1.05%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.05%) Okta
9 1 (0.52%) CheckPoint