Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 131 187
Rank change year-on-year +47 +56 +16
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 336 254 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.34% 2.22% 1.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.63% 14.10% 8.18%
Number of salaries quoted 268 196 137
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -14.77% -13.30%
10th Percentile £25,750 £20,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £56,375 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 1906 1801 1735
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.93% 15.76% 15.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1601 1525 1549
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 25 November 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 6 months to 25 November 2017. 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 +46 100 £40,000 +6.67% 9
Warwickshire -17 56 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Coventry +24 55 £40,500 -4.71% 3
Staffordshire +30 31 £38,750 -11.43% 3
Shropshire +16 31 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Herefordshire +12 16 £37,500 -
Wolverhampton +2 13 £30,500 +8.93%
Worcestershire -2 9 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Halesowen -34 7 £20,000 -4.76% 1
Solihull -9 6 £48,750 +25.00% 2
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 213 (63.39%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (36.90%) Java
3 102 (30.36%) Confluence
4 99 (29.46%) C#
5 95 (28.27%) SQL
6 89 (26.49%) Test Automation
7 86 (25.60%) QA
8 80 (23.81%) JavaScript
9 76 (22.62%) HTML
10 74 (22.02%) Selenium
11 71 (21.13%) .NET
12 66 (19.64%) Git (software)
13 63 (18.75%) AngularJS
14 62 (18.45%) Subversion
15 58 (17.26%) SDLC
16 57 (16.96%) MVC
17 52 (15.48%) PHP
18 51 (15.18%) GitHub
19 50 (14.88%) Web Services
20 47 (13.99%) CSS
20 47 (13.99%) Test Scripting
21 45 (13.39%) Scrum
21 45 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
22 42 (12.50%) ISEB
22 42 (12.50%) TeamCity
23 41 (12.20%) Degree
23 41 (12.20%) OO
23 41 (12.20%) Software Engineering
24 40 (11.90%) Jenkins
25 39 (11.61%) NoSQL

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
1 102 (30.36%) Confluence
2 20 (5.95%) CMS
3 14 (4.17%) Apache
4 10 (2.98%) Drupal
5 9 (2.68%) WordPress
6 7 (2.08%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.19%) JBoss
8 2 (0.60%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.60%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.60%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.30%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.30%) IIS
9 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.30%) SAS
9 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (2.98%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.19%) Doxygen
2 4 (1.19%) Simulink
3 3 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.60%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.60%) CATIA
4 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.60%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.30%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 10 (2.98%) Magento
2 9 (2.68%) Shopify
3 4 (1.19%) assyst
4 2 (0.60%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 51 (15.18%) GitHub
2 32 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (7.14%) SaaS
4 20 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (2.68%) Basecamp
6 7 (2.08%) AdWords
7 3 (0.89%) Trello
8 2 (0.60%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.60%) Office 365
8 2 (0.60%) Slack
9 1 (0.30%) Amazon CloudSearch
9 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.30%) Asana
9 1 (0.30%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.30%) G Suite
9 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.30%) PaaS
9 1 (0.30%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.46%) ATM
2 10 (2.98%) HTTP
3 8 (2.38%) Firewall
4 5 (1.49%) Internet
4 5 (1.49%) Intranet
5 4 (1.19%) Profibus
6 2 (0.60%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.60%) SMS
7 1 (0.30%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.30%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (11.61%) MySQL
1 39 (11.61%) NoSQL
2 31 (9.23%) SQL Server
3 25 (7.44%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (3.27%) Big Data
6 7 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.19%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.19%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.89%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.60%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.60%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.60%) MarkLogic
10 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.30%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 74 (22.02%) Selenium
2 66 (19.64%) Git (software)
3 62 (18.45%) Subversion
4 42 (12.50%) TeamCity
5 40 (11.90%) Jenkins
6 38 (11.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 30 (8.93%) Cucumber
8 28 (8.33%) Maven
9 25 (7.44%) JMeter
10 24 (7.14%) Bitbucket
10 24 (7.14%) WebDriver
11 20 (5.95%) JUnit
12 15 (4.46%) SpecFlow
13 14 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
13 14 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (3.87%) Zephyr
15 12 (3.57%) ClearQuest
16 11 (3.27%) Bugzilla
16 11 (3.27%) TestRail
16 11 (3.27%) WATIR
General
1 32 (9.52%) Finance
2 20 (5.95%) Banking
2 20 (5.95%) Retail
3 16 (4.76%) Games
4 9 (2.68%) Marketing
5 6 (1.79%) Electronics
6 3 (0.89%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.60%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.60%) Automotive
7 2 (0.60%) Legal
7 2 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.60%) Publishing
8 1 (0.30%) Advertising
8 1 (0.30%) Back Office
8 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 96 (28.57%) Analyst
2 95 (28.27%) Developer
3 42 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 42 (12.50%) Tester
4 28 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 27 (8.04%) Junior
5 27 (8.04%) Software Developer
6 24 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 24 (7.14%) QA Tester
7 23 (6.85%) Test Engineer
8 20 (5.95%) Graduate
9 19 (5.65%) QA Engineer
10 18 (5.36%) Senior Developer
10 18 (5.36%) Software Tester
11 17 (5.06%) C# Developer
12 16 (4.76%) Business Analyst
13 13 (3.87%) Automation Test Analyst
13 13 (3.87%) Team Leader
14 12 (3.57%) C# Software Developer
14 12 (3.57%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (22.62%) HTML
2 71 (21.13%) .NET
3 63 (18.75%) AngularJS
4 50 (14.88%) Web Services
5 47 (13.99%) CSS
6 39 (11.61%) REST
7 36 (10.71%) XML
8 33 (9.82%) SOAP
9 32 (9.52%) jQuery
10 31 (9.23%) ASP.NET
11 27 (8.04%) RESTful
12 24 (7.14%) Spring
13 23 (6.85%) Hibernate
13 23 (6.85%) JSON
14 22 (6.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 16 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
16 15 (4.46%) Gherkin
16 15 (4.46%) Node.js
17 14 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
18 12 (3.57%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 45 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (11.01%) Mobile App
3 28 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 24 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (4.46%) User Experience
6 9 (2.68%) Fintech
7 7 (2.08%) Algorithms
7 7 (2.08%) BBC
8 4 (1.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.89%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.89%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (0.89%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.89%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.60%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.60%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.60%) Life Science
11 1 (0.30%) Blog
11 1 (0.30%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (8.04%) Linux
2 26 (7.74%) Windows
3 24 (7.14%) Unix
4 18 (5.36%) Android
4 18 (5.36%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.19%) VxWorks
5 4 (1.19%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 2 (0.60%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (63.39%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (26.49%) Test Automation
3 58 (17.26%) SDLC
4 57 (16.96%) MVC
5 47 (13.99%) Test Scripting
6 45 (13.39%) Scrum
7 41 (12.20%) OO
7 41 (12.20%) Software Engineering
8 37 (11.01%) Stakeholder Management
9 36 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
10 33 (9.82%) Unit Testing
11 32 (9.52%) Web Development
12 30 (8.93%) Configuration Management
13 29 (8.63%) Software Testing
14 28 (8.33%) BDD
14 28 (8.33%) E-Commerce
15 26 (7.74%) Test Management
16 25 (7.44%) Open Source
16 25 (7.44%) User Acceptance Testing
17 23 (6.85%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 124 (36.90%) Java
2 99 (29.46%) C#
3 95 (28.27%) SQL
4 80 (23.81%) JavaScript
5 52 (15.48%) PHP
6 29 (8.63%) C++
7 24 (7.14%) Python
8 20 (5.95%) VB.NET
9 14 (4.17%) C
10 12 (3.57%) Apple Swift
10 12 (3.57%) Objective-C
11 8 (2.38%) MATLAB
11 8 (2.38%) XPath
12 7 (2.08%) Ruby
13 5 (1.49%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.19%) VB
15 3 (0.89%) Perl
16 2 (0.60%) Delphi
16 2 (0.60%) Embedded C
16 2 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (12.50%) ISEB
2 41 (12.20%) Degree
3 32 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 31 (9.23%) ISTQB
5 16 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (2.38%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.19%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (25.60%) QA
2 12 (3.57%) GDPR
3 9 (2.68%) IEC 62304
4 4 (1.19%) IEC 61508
4 4 (1.19%) ISO 13485
4 4 (1.19%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.19%) MISRA
4 4 (1.19%) MISRA C
4 4 (1.19%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.89%) PMO
5 3 (0.89%) SLA
6 1 (0.30%) MiFID
System Software
1 35 (10.42%) Docker
2 12 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.30%) HDFS
5 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 29 (8.63%) Ansible
1 29 (8.63%) Puppet
2 5 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.30%) Mesos
Vendors
1 37 (11.01%) Oracle
2 27 (8.04%) Microsoft
3 23 (6.85%) Atlassian
4 20 (5.95%) Google
5 14 (4.17%) IBM
5 14 (4.17%) SAP
6 12 (3.57%) BMC
6 12 (3.57%) CollabNet
6 12 (3.57%) Serena
6 12 (3.57%) Sonatype
7 7 (2.08%) Cognizant
7 7 (2.08%) MKS
8 6 (1.79%) CA Agile Central
9 4 (1.19%) Coverity
9 4 (1.19%) Remedy
9 4 (1.19%) Sun
10 3 (0.89%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.89%) VMware
11 2 (0.60%) Capita
11 2 (0.60%) Sage