Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 135 91
Rank change year-on-year +37 -44 +53
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 201 167 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.75% 1.96% 3.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.87% 13.32% 17.36%
Number of salaries quoted 163 126 265
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,625 £25,600
90th Percentile £64,500 £64,733 £56,375
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 1,065 1,254 1,912
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.57% 14.72% 18.74%
Number of salaries quoted 843 1,006 1,607
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,800 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £64,750 £65,500 £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 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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +52 61 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Worcestershire +22 41 £46,250 +15.63% 11
Birmingham +9 36 £52,500 +31.25% 25
Shropshire 0 17 £36,500 -20.65% 13
Warwickshire -10 17 £50,000 +44.93% 6
Staffordshire -1 13 £32,500 -23.53% 11
Wednesbury - 5 £37,500 -
Walsall - 4 £50,000 - 1
Herefordshire -3 2 £52,250 +16.11% 2
Solihull -17 2 £61,250 +37.64% 3
Wolverhampton +17 1 £35,000 -12.50%
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 144 (71.64%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (40.80%) Confluence
3 68 (33.83%) SQL
4 60 (29.85%) Microsoft
5 58 (28.86%) Git (software)
6 57 (28.36%) .NET
7 56 (27.86%) AWS
8 48 (23.88%) DevOps
9 46 (22.89%) Problem-Solving
10 45 (22.39%) SQL Server
11 44 (21.89%) Test Automation
12 43 (21.39%) Continuous Integration
13 42 (20.90%) Scrum
14 41 (20.40%) Jenkins
15 39 (19.40%) SDLC
15 39 (19.40%) C#
16 37 (18.41%) Finance
17 35 (17.41%) Java
17 35 (17.41%) Python
18 34 (16.92%) Oracle
19 33 (16.42%) QA
20 32 (15.92%) Project Management
21 30 (14.93%) ASP.NET
21 30 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
22 28 (13.93%) TDD
23 27 (13.43%) JavaScript
23 27 (13.43%) Windows
23 27 (13.43%) Software Delivery
24 26 (12.94%) Azure
24 26 (12.94%) Unix

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 (40.80%) Confluence
2 11 (5.47%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.48%) SAS
4 5 (2.49%) Anypoint
5 4 (1.99%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.49%) IIS
6 3 (1.49%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.00%) Mule
8 1 (0.50%) Apache
8 1 (0.50%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.50%) CMS
8 1 (0.50%) Drupal
8 1 (0.50%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (7.46%) Microsoft Project
2 12 (5.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.98%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (3.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.50%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.50%) SAP EWM
3 1 (0.50%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.50%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 56 (27.86%) AWS
2 26 (12.94%) Azure
3 15 (7.46%) PaaS
4 14 (6.97%) GitHub
4 14 (6.97%) Serverless
5 13 (6.47%) SaaS
6 12 (5.97%) IaaS
7 7 (3.48%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (3.48%) Amazon SQS
7 7 (3.48%) AWS IoT
7 7 (3.48%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (3.48%) Power Platform
7 7 (3.48%) Slack
8 6 (2.99%) Office 365
9 4 (1.99%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (1.99%) GCP
10 3 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (1.49%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (1.49%) Azure Functions
10 3 (1.49%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.97%) SSH
2 7 (3.48%) FTP
2 7 (3.48%) HTTP
2 7 (3.48%) MQTT
2 7 (3.48%) SMTP
3 6 (2.99%) Diameter Protocol
3 6 (2.99%) DNS
4 5 (2.49%) GoToMeeting
4 5 (2.49%) HTTPS
4 5 (2.49%) Skype
5 4 (1.99%) Firewall
6 3 (1.49%) Extranet
6 3 (1.49%) Intranet
7 2 (1.00%) 3G
7 2 (1.00%) 4G
7 2 (1.00%) 5G
7 2 (1.00%) DMZ
7 2 (1.00%) VPN
7 2 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.50%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (22.39%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.97%) Amazon RDS
3 12 (5.97%) Relational Database
4 11 (5.47%) MySQL
5 10 (4.98%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (3.98%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (3.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (3.48%) Amazon Aurora
7 7 (3.48%) Amazon Redshift
7 7 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (3.48%) MongoDB
7 7 (3.48%) Power BI
8 6 (2.99%) BusinessObjects XI
8 6 (2.99%) Cognos Query Studio
8 6 (2.99%) IBM InfoSphere
8 6 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (2.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (2.49%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (2.49%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.99%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 58 (28.86%) Git (software)
2 41 (20.40%) Jenkins
3 23 (11.44%) Selenium
4 16 (7.96%) SonarQube
5 15 (7.46%) Artifactory
6 13 (6.47%) Visual Studio
7 10 (4.98%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (4.48%) Cucumber
8 9 (4.48%) Visual Studio Team System
9 7 (3.48%) Maven
10 6 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (2.99%) GDB
10 6 (2.99%) SoapUI
10 6 (2.99%) Zephyr
11 5 (2.49%) Bitbucket
11 5 (2.49%) Mercurial
11 5 (2.49%) ReSharper
11 5 (2.49%) Subversion
12 4 (1.99%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (1.99%) Xcode
General
1 37 (18.41%) Finance
2 14 (6.97%) Retail
3 8 (3.98%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.49%) Automotive
4 5 (2.49%) Games
5 4 (1.99%) Marketing
5 4 (1.99%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.00%) Electronics
7 1 (0.50%) Advertising
7 1 (0.50%) Banking
7 1 (0.50%) Billing
7 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (24.38%) Developer
2 22 (10.95%) Analyst
3 20 (9.95%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (9.45%) Project Manager
5 17 (8.46%) .NET Developer
6 16 (7.96%) Tester
7 13 (6.47%) Scrum Master
8 12 (5.97%) Software Developer
9 11 (5.47%) Lead DevOps
9 11 (5.47%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 11 (5.47%) Software Engineer
10 10 (4.98%) Test Analyst
11 9 (4.48%) Head of IT
11 9 (4.48%) Senior Developer
12 8 (3.98%) Test Engineer
13 7 (3.48%) IT Manager
13 7 (3.48%) QA Engineer
13 7 (3.48%) Test Leader
14 6 (2.99%) Performance Test Engineer
14 6 (2.99%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (28.36%) .NET
2 30 (14.93%) ASP.NET
3 25 (12.44%) HTML
4 22 (10.95%) CSS
5 21 (10.45%) Web Services
5 21 (10.45%) XML
6 18 (8.96%) .NET Core
7 17 (8.46%) AngularJS
8 14 (6.97%) React
9 11 (5.47%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (5.47%) JSON
10 10 (4.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 10 (4.98%) Kendo UI
10 10 (4.98%) KnockoutJS
10 10 (4.98%) RESTful
11 9 (4.48%) Ajax
11 9 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (3.98%) .NET Framework
13 7 (3.48%) REST
13 7 (3.48%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.47%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (5.47%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (3.98%) Algorithms
4 8 (3.98%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.98%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (3.48%) Cloud Native
5 7 (3.48%) Smart Home
5 7 (3.48%) Virtual Team
6 5 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.49%) User Experience
7 4 (1.99%) Apple TV
8 3 (1.49%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.49%) Wiki
9 2 (1.00%) Life Science
9 2 (1.00%) PKI
9 2 (1.00%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.50%) CMDB
10 1 (0.50%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.50%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 27 (13.43%) Windows
2 26 (12.94%) Unix
3 12 (5.97%) Linux
4 8 (3.98%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.99%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.49%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.00%) CentOS
7 2 (1.00%) Debian
8 1 (0.50%) Android
8 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (71.64%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (23.88%) DevOps
3 46 (22.89%) Problem-Solving
4 44 (21.89%) Test Automation
5 43 (21.39%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (20.90%) Scrum
7 39 (19.40%) SDLC
8 32 (15.92%) Project Management
9 28 (13.93%) TDD
10 27 (13.43%) Software Delivery
11 24 (11.94%) Web Development
12 22 (10.95%) Continuous Delivery
12 22 (10.95%) Mentoring
12 22 (10.95%) MVC
13 21 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
14 20 (9.95%) Performance Testing
15 19 (9.45%) OO
15 19 (9.45%) Regression Testing
16 18 (8.96%) Customer Requirements
16 18 (8.96%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 68 (33.83%) SQL
2 39 (19.40%) C#
3 35 (17.41%) Java
3 35 (17.41%) Python
4 27 (13.43%) JavaScript
5 12 (5.97%) C
6 9 (4.48%) C++
6 9 (4.48%) PHP
7 7 (3.48%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.99%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.99%) TypeScript
9 4 (1.99%) Apple Swift
9 4 (1.99%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.49%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.49%) Ruby
10 3 (1.49%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.49%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.00%) Groovy
11 2 (1.00%) Perl
11 2 (1.00%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (11.94%) Degree
1 24 (11.94%) ISTQB
2 14 (6.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (4.98%) ISEB
4 5 (2.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.99%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.99%) PMP
6 3 (1.49%) HNC
6 3 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.00%) MCPD
7 2 (1.00%) MCSA
7 2 (1.00%) MCSD
7 2 (1.00%) RHCE
8 1 (0.50%) ACCA
8 1 (0.50%) CIMA
8 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.50%) PhD
8 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (16.42%) QA
2 7 (3.48%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.49%) PMO
4 3 (1.49%) GDPR
5 2 (1.00%) ISO 26262
6 1 (0.50%) P3O
System Software
1 19 (9.45%) Docker
2 5 (2.49%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.99%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (12.44%) Ansible
2 21 (10.45%) Terraform
3 15 (7.46%) Packer
4 7 (3.48%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.99%) Puppet
6 3 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.49%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.00%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (1.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (1.00%) WSUS
7 2 (1.00%) yum
8 1 (0.50%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 60 (29.85%) Microsoft
2 34 (16.92%) Oracle
3 8 (3.98%) Atlassian
4 7 (3.48%) Cognos
4 7 (3.48%) Google
4 7 (3.48%) IBM
4 7 (3.48%) Informatica
5 6 (2.99%) Ab Initio
5 6 (2.99%) MuleSoft
5 6 (2.99%) Netezza
5 6 (2.99%) Tableau
6 5 (2.49%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.49%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.99%) Apple
8 3 (1.49%) HP
8 3 (1.49%) VMware
8 3 (1.49%) webMethods
9 2 (1.00%) Alteryx
9 2 (1.00%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.00%) SAP