Period
to 24 March 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 24 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 125 98 185
Rank change year-on-year -27 +87 +40
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 182 297 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.29% 2.99% 1.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.29% 18.40% 9.35%
Number of salaries quoted 114 225 126
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,725 £23,200 £21,125
90th Percentile £65,700 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 1,274 1,614 1,593
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.05% 16.22% 15.91%
Number of salaries quoted 999 1,254 1,375
West Midlands median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £64,733 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 24 March 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 24 March 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
Birmingham +26 79 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Coventry -4 28 £55,000 +44.74%
Warwickshire -21 24 £35,000 +27.27% 4
Worcestershire -15 20 £40,000 +23.08% 2
Shropshire -13 19 £30,000 -45.45% 6
Staffordshire +3 6 £21,500 -42.67% 2
Solihull -11 3 £42,750 +14.00% 1
Wolverhampton +28 1 £18,000 -32.08%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £45,000 -
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 142 (78.02%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (35.16%) Scrum
3 62 (34.07%) Java
4 52 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 52 (28.57%) C#
5 51 (28.02%) Test Automation
6 49 (26.92%) Confluence
6 49 (26.92%) QA
7 45 (24.73%) Continuous Integration
8 44 (24.18%) .NET
9 40 (21.98%) Degree
10 38 (20.88%) Selenium
11 36 (19.78%) Git (software)
12 35 (19.23%) XML
13 31 (17.03%) JSON
13 31 (17.03%) Cucumber
14 30 (16.48%) Jenkins
14 30 (16.48%) HTML
15 28 (15.38%) Project Management
15 28 (15.38%) AngularJS
16 27 (14.84%) Microsoft Azure
16 27 (14.84%) SDLC
16 27 (14.84%) Problem-Solving
16 27 (14.84%) Windows
17 26 (14.29%) SQL Server
17 26 (14.29%) Spring
17 26 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
18 25 (13.74%) TDD
18 25 (13.74%) Web Development
19 24 (13.19%) Atlassian

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 49 (26.92%) Confluence
2 4 (2.20%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.65%) Anypoint
3 3 (1.65%) Drupal
3 3 (1.65%) IIS
3 3 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.55%) Mule
4 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (8.24%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.10%) Mingle
4 2 (1.10%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.65%) SAP FI-CA
2 3 (1.65%) SAP PSCD
3 1 (0.55%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 27 (14.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (13.19%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (13.19%) GitHub
3 12 (6.59%) Serverless
4 9 (4.95%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (3.30%) Google Play
5 6 (3.30%) iTunes
5 6 (3.30%) Slack
5 6 (3.30%) TestFlight
5 6 (3.30%) Trello
6 5 (2.75%) SaaS
7 4 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.20%) npm
8 3 (1.65%) IaaS
8 3 (1.65%) PaaS
9 2 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (1.10%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.49%) Internet
2 6 (3.30%) Broadband
3 5 (2.75%) SSH
4 3 (1.65%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.10%) DNS
5 2 (1.10%) FTP
5 2 (1.10%) HTTP
5 2 (1.10%) SMTP
6 1 (0.55%) DHCP
6 1 (0.55%) Firewall
6 1 (0.55%) MQTT
6 1 (0.55%) SSL
6 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.55%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.24%) Big Data
3 10 (5.49%) MySQL
4 6 (3.30%) Data Lake
4 6 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.75%) Power BI
6 4 (2.20%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (2.20%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.65%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.65%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (1.65%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.10%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.55%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 38 (20.88%) Selenium
2 36 (19.78%) Git (software)
3 31 (17.03%) Cucumber
4 30 (16.48%) Jenkins
5 16 (8.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (8.24%) SoapUI
7 14 (7.69%) Subversion
7 14 (7.69%) WebDriver
8 13 (7.14%) Appium
9 12 (6.59%) Bitbucket
10 11 (6.04%) Visual Studio
11 10 (5.49%) JUnit
12 8 (4.40%) Bugzilla
12 8 (4.40%) TestNG
12 8 (4.40%) Visual Studio Team System
12 8 (4.40%) Zephyr
13 6 (3.30%) Genymotion
13 6 (3.30%) UI Automator
13 6 (3.30%) Xcode
14 5 (2.75%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (13.19%) Retail
2 13 (7.14%) Automotive
2 13 (7.14%) Finance
3 5 (2.75%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.20%) Games
5 3 (1.65%) Marketing
5 3 (1.65%) Military
6 2 (1.10%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.10%) Legal
7 1 (0.55%) Avionics
7 1 (0.55%) Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Law
7 1 (0.55%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 63 (34.62%) Developer
2 30 (16.48%) Analyst
3 20 (10.99%) Test Analyst
4 17 (9.34%) Tester
5 16 (8.79%) .NET Developer
6 12 (6.59%) Architect
6 12 (6.59%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (6.04%) C# Developer
7 11 (6.04%) Software Developer
8 10 (5.49%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (4.95%) Cloud Architect
9 9 (4.95%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 8 (4.40%) QA Engineer
10 8 (4.40%) Software Engineer
10 8 (4.40%) Test Engineer
11 7 (3.85%) Java Developer
11 7 (3.85%) Test Manager
11 7 (3.85%) Web Developer
12 6 (3.30%) Applications Engineer
12 6 (3.30%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (24.18%) .NET
2 35 (19.23%) XML
3 31 (17.03%) JSON
4 30 (16.48%) HTML
5 28 (15.38%) AngularJS
6 26 (14.29%) Spring
7 23 (12.64%) CSS
8 22 (12.09%) React
9 19 (10.44%) SOAP
10 18 (9.89%) Web Services
11 17 (9.34%) RESTful
12 16 (8.79%) ASP.NET
13 15 (8.24%) KnockoutJS
14 14 (7.69%) Node.js
15 12 (6.59%) ASP.NET Web API
16 11 (6.04%) ASP.NET MVC
16 11 (6.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 9 (4.95%) REST
18 7 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
19 6 (3.30%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.19%) Mobile App
1 24 (13.19%) User Experience
2 16 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.49%) Internet of Things
4 8 (4.40%) New Media
5 7 (3.85%) Algorithms
5 7 (3.85%) Virtual Team
6 6 (3.30%) Data Structures
6 6 (3.30%) NHS
7 5 (2.75%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.65%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.10%) Fintech
10 1 (0.55%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.55%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 27 (14.84%) Windows
2 9 (4.95%) Android
2 9 (4.95%) Apple iOS
3 8 (4.40%) Mac OS
4 6 (3.30%) Linux
5 3 (1.65%) Solaris
6 2 (1.10%) CentOS
6 2 (1.10%) Unix
6 2 (1.10%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (78.02%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (35.16%) Scrum
3 51 (28.02%) Test Automation
4 45 (24.73%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (15.38%) Project Management
6 27 (14.84%) Problem-Solving
6 27 (14.84%) SDLC
7 26 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
8 25 (13.74%) TDD
8 25 (13.74%) Web Development
9 23 (12.64%) Sprint Planning
10 21 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
10 21 (11.54%) Software Engineering
11 17 (9.34%) MVC
11 17 (9.34%) Regression Testing
11 17 (9.34%) User Stories
12 16 (8.79%) Data Modelling
12 16 (8.79%) DevOps
12 16 (8.79%) Kanban
12 16 (8.79%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 62 (34.07%) Java
2 52 (28.57%) C#
2 52 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 24 (13.19%) Python
4 23 (12.64%) SQL
5 11 (6.04%) PHP
6 10 (5.49%) TypeScript
7 8 (4.40%) C++
8 5 (2.75%) Dart
8 5 (2.75%) Objective-C
9 4 (2.20%) C
9 4 (2.20%) Perl
9 4 (2.20%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.65%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.65%) Ruby
10 3 (1.65%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.10%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.10%) XPath
12 1 (0.55%) Groovy
12 1 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (21.98%) Degree
2 22 (12.09%) ISEB
2 22 (12.09%) ISTQB
3 16 (8.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (5.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (4.95%) Security Cleared
6 8 (4.40%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.75%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (1.10%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.55%) APMP
9 1 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (26.92%) QA
2 3 (1.65%) ISO 26262
2 3 (1.65%) PMO
3 2 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.30%) Docker
1 6 (3.30%) VirtualBox
2 3 (1.65%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (3.30%) HockeyApp
2 5 (2.75%) HP ALM
2 5 (2.75%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.20%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.55%) Ansible
4 1 (0.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (13.19%) Atlassian
2 21 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.49%) HP
4 9 (4.95%) Oracle
5 6 (3.30%) Google
6 5 (2.75%) UiPath
7 4 (2.20%) Apple
7 4 (2.20%) Blue Prism
7 4 (2.20%) IBM
8 3 (1.65%) Informatica
8 3 (1.65%) MuleSoft
8 3 (1.65%) Okta
8 3 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.65%) SAP
8 3 (1.65%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.65%) Tableau
8 3 (1.65%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.10%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (1.10%) Citrix
9 2 (1.10%) Red Hat