Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 173 187
Rank change year-on-year +45 +14 +19
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 205 168 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.21% 1.66% 1.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.49% 8.84% 10.27%
Number of salaries quoted 156 119 135
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -22.22%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,850 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 1,415 1,901 1,821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.24% 18.76% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,126 1,622 1,523
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £64,375 £58,750 £57,500
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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -15 58 £42,500 +6.25% 18
Staffordshire +15 40 £42,500 +14.86% 12
Coventry +11 27 £36,000 -13.25% 1
Warwickshire +30 22 £30,000 -40.00% 8
Shropshire +39 20 £60,000 +64.38%
Solihull - 16 £45,000 - 3
Worcestershire +24 6 £39,500 +73.63% 2
Herefordshire - 4 £45,000 -
Wolverhampton -11 3 £44,500 +40.16% 3
Halesowen +11 1 £20,000 - 6
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 146 (71.22%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (40.00%) Confluence
3 76 (37.07%) Java
4 71 (34.63%) Git (software)
5 67 (32.68%) C#
6 65 (31.71%) SQL
7 61 (29.76%) Jenkins
8 59 (28.78%) Scrum
9 53 (25.85%) .NET
9 53 (25.85%) JavaScript
10 49 (23.90%) Subversion
11 42 (20.49%) Test Automation
12 41 (20.00%) HTML
13 39 (19.02%) REST
13 39 (19.02%) Atlassian
14 35 (17.07%) TDD
14 35 (17.07%) QA
15 34 (16.59%) Bitbucket
16 32 (15.61%) CSS
17 31 (15.12%) Microsoft
18 30 (14.63%) SQL Server
18 30 (14.63%) Web Development
19 29 (14.15%) Linux
19 29 (14.15%) Python
20 28 (13.66%) AngularJS
20 28 (13.66%) SDLC
20 28 (13.66%) Selenium
21 27 (13.17%) Ansible
21 27 (13.17%) Finance
22 26 (12.68%) Windows

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 82 (40.00%) Confluence
2 22 (10.73%) Apache
2 22 (10.73%) Tomcat
3 19 (9.27%) nginx
4 8 (3.90%) WordPress
5 7 (3.41%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.93%) Drupal
7 4 (1.95%) CMS
8 3 (1.46%) IIS
8 3 (1.46%) JBoss
8 3 (1.46%) MediaWiki
8 3 (1.46%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.98%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.98%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (5.85%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (2.93%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.98%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 6 (2.93%) Magento
2 2 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.98%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.88%) GitHub
3 9 (4.39%) SaaS
4 8 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (3.41%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.95%) AdWords
6 4 (1.95%) BrowserStack
7 3 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.46%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.46%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.46%) Trello
7 3 (1.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.98%) Basecamp
8 2 (0.98%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.27%) DNS
1 19 (9.27%) SSL
2 6 (2.93%) SMS
3 3 (1.46%) ATM
4 2 (0.98%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.98%) Internet
4 2 (0.98%) Intranet
5 1 (0.49%) CTI
5 1 (0.49%) Extranet
5 1 (0.49%) SNMP
5 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.29%) MySQL
3 8 (3.90%) NoSQL
3 8 (3.90%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.95%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (1.46%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.98%) Power BI
6 2 (0.98%) Qlik Sense
6 2 (0.98%) QlikView
6 2 (0.98%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 71 (34.63%) Git (software)
2 61 (29.76%) Jenkins
3 49 (23.90%) Subversion
4 34 (16.59%) Bitbucket
5 28 (13.66%) Selenium
6 22 (10.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 22 (10.73%) Maven
7 21 (10.24%) TeamCity
8 20 (9.76%) GoCD
8 20 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (9.76%) Visual Studio
9 19 (9.27%) Vagrant
10 11 (5.37%) WebDriver
11 9 (4.39%) Bugzilla
12 5 (2.44%) AccuRev
12 5 (2.44%) JIRA Agile
13 4 (1.95%) Appium
13 4 (1.95%) Gradle
13 4 (1.95%) PROIV
13 4 (1.95%) Robot Framework
General
1 27 (13.17%) Finance
2 16 (7.80%) Retail
3 12 (5.85%) Legal
4 11 (5.37%) Automotive
5 8 (3.90%) Games
6 7 (3.41%) German Language
7 4 (1.95%) Advertising
8 3 (1.46%) Banking
8 3 (1.46%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.98%) Marketing
10 1 (0.49%) Back Office
10 1 (0.49%) Electronics
10 1 (0.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 78 (38.05%) Developer
2 41 (20.00%) Analyst
3 28 (13.66%) Software Developer
4 22 (10.73%) .NET Developer
5 19 (9.27%) Test Analyst
6 17 (8.29%) Senior Developer
7 15 (7.32%) Java Developer
7 15 (7.32%) Software Analyst
7 15 (7.32%) Test Engineer
8 13 (6.34%) Junior
9 12 (5.85%) Business Analyst
9 12 (5.85%) C# Developer
10 10 (4.88%) Backend Developer
10 10 (4.88%) Tester
11 9 (4.39%) Automation Test Analyst
11 9 (4.39%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (4.39%) Junior Developer
11 9 (4.39%) Senior Software Developer
12 8 (3.90%) Analyst Developer
12 8 (3.90%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (25.85%) .NET
2 41 (20.00%) HTML
3 39 (19.02%) REST
4 32 (15.61%) CSS
5 28 (13.66%) AngularJS
6 25 (12.20%) ASP.NET
6 25 (12.20%) Web Services
7 21 (10.24%) jQuery
8 15 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (6.83%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (6.83%) OAuth
10 13 (6.34%) Kendo UI
11 11 (5.37%) Spring
12 10 (4.88%) JSON
12 10 (4.88%) RESTful
13 9 (4.39%) Node.js
14 8 (3.90%) HTML5
15 7 (3.41%) Hibernate
16 6 (2.93%) .NET Framework
16 6 (2.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.76%) Computer Science
2 18 (8.78%) Mobile App
3 14 (6.83%) User Experience
4 10 (4.88%) Augmented Reality
5 7 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.44%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.44%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.49%) BBC
9 1 (0.49%) Blog
9 1 (0.49%) EPoS
9 1 (0.49%) Infotainment
9 1 (0.49%) IVR
9 1 (0.49%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.49%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.49%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.15%) Linux
2 26 (12.68%) Windows
3 21 (10.24%) Windows Server
4 11 (5.37%) Android
4 11 (5.37%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.46%) Unix
7 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (71.22%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (28.78%) Scrum
3 42 (20.49%) Test Automation
4 35 (17.07%) TDD
5 30 (14.63%) Web Development
6 28 (13.66%) SDLC
7 26 (12.68%) DevOps
8 25 (12.20%) MVC
9 21 (10.24%) Kanban
9 21 (10.24%) Software Engineering
9 21 (10.24%) Test Scripting
10 18 (8.78%) Root Cause Analysis
11 17 (8.29%) Project Management
12 16 (7.80%) Microservices
12 16 (7.80%) Software Testing
12 16 (7.80%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (6.34%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (6.34%) E-Commerce
13 13 (6.34%) Regression Testing
13 13 (6.34%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 76 (37.07%) Java
2 67 (32.68%) C#
3 65 (31.71%) SQL
4 53 (25.85%) JavaScript
5 29 (14.15%) Python
6 24 (11.71%) Perl
7 23 (11.22%) Ruby
8 20 (9.76%) Bash Shell
9 19 (9.27%) PowerShell
10 15 (7.32%) T-SQL
11 10 (4.88%) PHP
12 9 (4.39%) C++
12 9 (4.39%) VB.NET
13 5 (2.44%) C
13 5 (2.44%) TypeScript
14 4 (1.95%) Delphi
14 4 (1.95%) Fortran
14 4 (1.95%) Progress 4GL
14 4 (1.95%) VB
15 3 (1.46%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (10.24%) ISEB
2 18 (8.78%) Degree
3 13 (6.34%) ISTQB
4 8 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (2.93%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.49%) PMP
7 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (17.07%) QA
2 6 (2.93%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.93%) PMO
3 4 (1.95%) P3O
4 3 (1.46%) SLA
5 1 (0.49%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 11 (5.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (13.17%) Ansible
2 19 (9.27%) Terraform
3 7 (3.41%) Puppet
4 6 (2.93%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (1.95%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.49%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.49%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.49%) Kibana
Vendors
1 39 (19.02%) Atlassian
2 31 (15.12%) Microsoft
3 16 (7.80%) Google
4 8 (3.90%) Oracle
5 5 (2.44%) Xamarin
6 4 (1.95%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.46%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.98%) Adobe
8 2 (0.98%) Altova
8 2 (0.98%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.98%) Facebook
8 2 (0.98%) HP
8 2 (0.98%) SAP
8 2 (0.98%) Tableau
9 1 (0.49%) ATG
9 1 (0.49%) Cognos
9 1 (0.49%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.49%) Splunk
9 1 (0.49%) webMethods