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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 134 173
Rank change year-on-year -13 +39  
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 83 108 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.62% 1.75% 1.06%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.45% 12.07% 7.08%
Number of salaries quoted 50 74 69
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,725 £26,625 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.52%  

JIRA is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 982 895 847
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 19.11% 14.51% 14.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2004 1476 1457
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -10.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.40%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +32 41 £45,000 +23.28% 13
Staffordshire +18 12 £31,250 +0.80% 2
Coventry +3 11 £40,000 -38.46% 4
Warwickshire -22 7 £45,000 +38.46% 4
Wolverhampton +5 3 £33,000 +1.53%
Halesowen - 2 - - 2
Worcestershire -10 1 £24,000 -41.81%
Shropshire -12 1 £55,000 +22.22% 4
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 73 (53.28%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (50.36%) Test Automation
3 59 (43.07%) QA
4 54 (39.42%) Java
5 49 (35.77%) Selenium
6 43 (31.39%) Test Scripting
7 36 (26.28%) SQL
8 34 (24.82%) Retail
9 31 (22.63%) ISTQB
9 31 (22.63%) ISEB
10 25 (18.25%) Finance
10 25 (18.25%) JavaScript
10 25 (18.25%) Git (software)
11 24 (17.52%) JMeter
12 21 (15.33%) Degree
12 21 (15.33%) SDLC
13 18 (13.14%) Test Management
13 18 (13.14%) Games
13 18 (13.14%) Jenkins
14 17 (12.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 16 (11.68%) XML
15 16 (11.68%) Mobile App
16 15 (10.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 15 (10.95%) AngularJS
16 15 (10.95%) Confluence
16 15 (10.95%) Web Services
16 15 (10.95%) E-Commerce
16 15 (10.95%) Scrum
16 15 (10.95%) Software Testing
17 14 (10.22%) Continuous Integration

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 15 (10.95%) Confluence
2 4 (2.92%) CMS
3 2 (1.46%) Drupal
3 2 (1.46%) WordPress
4 1 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.73%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.73%) JBoss
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.73%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (5.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.73%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Magento
1 2 (1.46%) Shopify
2 1 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.73%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.30%) GitHub
1 10 (7.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.84%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.92%) SaaS
3 4 (2.92%) Slack
4 3 (2.19%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 3 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (2.19%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.46%) AdWords
5 2 (1.46%) Basecamp
5 2 (1.46%) G Suite
5 2 (1.46%) Office 365
6 1 (0.73%) Asana
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.92%) HTTP
2 3 (2.19%) Skype
3 2 (1.46%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.46%) Internet
3 2 (1.46%) Intranet
3 2 (1.46%) SSH
4 1 (0.73%) Firewall
4 1 (0.73%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.03%) NoSQL
2 8 (5.84%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.92%) Big Data
5 4 (2.92%) Power BI
5 4 (2.92%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (2.19%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.46%) MarkLogic
7 2 (1.46%) MySQL
8 1 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.73%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.73%) Cognos Query Studio
8 1 (0.73%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 49 (35.77%) Selenium
2 25 (18.25%) Git (software)
3 24 (17.52%) JMeter
4 18 (13.14%) Jenkins
5 17 (12.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (10.22%) JUnit
7 12 (8.76%) Cucumber
8 11 (8.03%) SoapUI
8 11 (8.03%) SpecFlow
8 11 (8.03%) WATIR
9 10 (7.30%) Ranorex
10 9 (6.57%) eggPlant
10 9 (6.57%) JBehave
11 8 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (5.11%) Gradle
12 7 (5.11%) TestNG
13 6 (4.38%) Bugzilla
13 6 (4.38%) TestRail
13 6 (4.38%) WebDriver
14 5 (3.65%) JIRA Agile
General
1 34 (24.82%) Retail
2 25 (18.25%) Finance
3 18 (13.14%) Games
4 7 (5.11%) Banking
5 4 (2.92%) Automotive
5 4 (2.92%) Back Office
5 4 (2.92%) Marketing
6 1 (0.73%) Electronics
6 1 (0.73%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (32.12%) Analyst
2 39 (28.47%) Test Analyst
3 27 (19.71%) Tester
4 23 (16.79%) Developer
5 20 (14.60%) QA Tester
6 15 (10.95%) Test Engineer
7 14 (10.22%) Software Tester
8 13 (9.49%) QA Engineer
9 11 (8.03%) QA Analyst
9 11 (8.03%) Test Leader
10 10 (7.30%) Junior
10 10 (7.30%) QA Test Analyst
10 10 (7.30%) Software QA Tester
11 9 (6.57%) Project Manager
11 9 (6.57%) Senior Tester
12 8 (5.84%) Games Tester
12 8 (5.84%) Java Developer
12 8 (5.84%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (5.84%) Senior QA Tester
12 8 (5.84%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.68%) XML
2 15 (10.95%) AngularJS
2 15 (10.95%) Web Services
3 13 (9.49%) SOAP
4 12 (8.76%) HTML
5 11 (8.03%) Gherkin
5 11 (8.03%) Node.js
5 11 (8.03%) REST
6 10 (7.30%) CSS
6 10 (7.30%) RESTful
7 6 (4.38%) .NET
7 6 (4.38%) jQuery
7 6 (4.38%) XSLT
8 5 (3.65%) JSON
8 5 (3.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (2.92%) .NET Framework
10 3 (2.19%) Entity Framework
10 3 (2.19%) HTML5
10 3 (2.19%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (2.19%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.68%) Mobile App
2 10 (7.30%) Fintech
3 9 (6.57%) User Experience
4 8 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.38%) EPoS
6 4 (2.92%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.19%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.46%) BBC
8 2 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.46%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.46%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.73%) Derivative
9 1 (0.73%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.73%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.73%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.49%) Linux
2 7 (5.11%) Windows
3 6 (4.38%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.19%) Unix
5 2 (1.46%) Android
5 2 (1.46%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.73%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (53.28%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (50.36%) Test Automation
3 43 (31.39%) Test Scripting
4 21 (15.33%) SDLC
5 18 (13.14%) Test Management
6 15 (10.95%) E-Commerce
6 15 (10.95%) Scrum
6 15 (10.95%) Software Testing
7 14 (10.22%) BDD
7 14 (10.22%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (10.22%) Defect Tracking
8 13 (9.49%) MVC
8 13 (9.49%) User Stories
9 12 (8.76%) CRM
9 12 (8.76%) Non-Functional Testing
9 12 (8.76%) Regression Testing
9 12 (8.76%) TDD
9 12 (8.76%) Web Development
10 11 (8.03%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (8.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (39.42%) Java
2 36 (26.28%) SQL
3 25 (18.25%) JavaScript
4 12 (8.76%) C#
5 11 (8.03%) Python
6 9 (6.57%) C++
7 4 (2.92%) Apple Swift
7 4 (2.92%) Objective-C
7 4 (2.92%) Ruby
8 3 (2.19%) Perl
8 3 (2.19%) PHP
8 3 (2.19%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.19%) XPath
9 2 (1.46%) C
9 2 (1.46%) VB
9 2 (1.46%) XQuery
10 1 (0.73%) Lua
10 1 (0.73%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.73%) Scala
10 1 (0.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (22.63%) ISEB
1 31 (22.63%) ISTQB
2 21 (15.33%) Degree
3 15 (10.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.73%) IIBA
5 1 (0.73%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (43.07%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.73%) IEC 62304
2 1 (0.73%) MiFID
2 1 (0.73%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (7.30%) Oracle
2 9 (6.57%) CA Agile Central
3 8 (5.84%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.11%) Atlassian
4 7 (5.11%) Google
5 4 (2.92%) Cognizant
5 4 (2.92%) SAP
5 4 (2.92%) Tableau
6 2 (1.46%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.73%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.73%) Cognos
7 1 (0.73%) Coverity
7 1 (0.73%) HP
7 1 (0.73%) IBM
7 1 (0.73%) Informatica
7 1 (0.73%) MKS
7 1 (0.73%) Netezza
7 1 (0.73%) VMware
7 1 (0.73%) Yardi
7 1 (0.73%) Zend
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 11 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £46000.00 - £56000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mane Contract Services Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Ludlow, Shropshire
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Networkers
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £39,489 - 59,235 per year + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £47000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 16 days ago
Henley-In-Arden, West Midlands (County)
Candidate Source
Salary: £18,000 - £25,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Intouch Games Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 8 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 Per Annum £18,000 - £22,000 + benefits (inc flexi work
Posted: 9 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum £20,000 - £25,000 + benefits (inc flexi work
Posted: 9 days ago
West Midlands
Hunter Macdonald
Posted: 26 days ago
Rugby
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago