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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
England / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 177 150
Rank change year-on-year +22 -27  
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 56 64 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.17% 1.04% 1.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.00% 6.94% 9.08%
Number of salaries quoted 45 54 55
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,150 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +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 800 922 793
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 16.70% 14.92% 15.62%
Number of salaries quoted 689 809 704
Median salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing JIRA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 23 £36,250 +15.07% 13
Staffordshire +6 11 £36,500 +14.06% 2
Warwickshire +22 6 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Worcestershire -6 6 £27,000 -36.47%
Coventry +18 5 £45,000 -17.43% 3
Shropshire -6 3 £36,500 -5.80%
Wolverhampton +5 2 - -
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 110 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (32.90%) Selenium
3 46 (29.68%) Python
4 44 (28.39%) JavaScript
5 43 (27.74%) Test Scripting
5 43 (27.74%) Automation Testing
6 42 (27.10%) Java
7 39 (25.16%) Linux
7 39 (25.16%) QA
8 38 (24.52%) C++
9 33 (21.29%) Finance
10 32 (20.65%) SQL
11 31 (20.00%) Scrum
12 25 (16.13%) TDD
12 25 (16.13%) ISTQB
13 24 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (14.84%) C
15 22 (14.19%) Confluence
15 22 (14.19%) ISEB
15 22 (14.19%) Project Management
15 22 (14.19%) Regression Testing
16 21 (13.55%) Git (software)
17 20 (12.90%) Retail
18 19 (12.26%) Subversion
18 19 (12.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 18 (11.61%) Web Services
19 18 (11.61%) Automated Testing
20 17 (10.97%) Software Engineering
20 17 (10.97%) Kanban
20 17 (10.97%) Degree

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 22 (14.19%) Confluence
2 5 (3.23%) IIS
3 4 (2.58%) Documentum
4 2 (1.29%) CMS
5 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.65%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.65%) JBoss
5 1 (0.65%) SAS
5 1 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.65%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.65%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (5.81%) Simulink
2 8 (5.16%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.87%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.94%) MS Office
5 2 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.65%) CATIA
6 1 (0.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.65%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.87%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.87%) GitHub
3 2 (1.29%) Office 365
4 1 (0.65%) G Suite
4 1 (0.65%) SaaS
4 1 (0.65%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.81%) Profibus
2 2 (1.29%) Internet
3 1 (0.65%) Firewall
3 1 (0.65%) HTTP
3 1 (0.65%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.65%) SSH
3 1 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.58%) Big Data
4 4 (2.58%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.58%) MySQL
4 4 (2.58%) Power BI
4 4 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.29%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.65%) Cognos Query Studio
7 1 (0.65%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.65%) Redis
Development Applications
1 51 (32.90%) Selenium
2 21 (13.55%) Git (software)
3 19 (12.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 19 (12.26%) Subversion
4 17 (10.97%) Jenkins
5 14 (9.03%) Cucumber
6 11 (7.10%) Robot Framework
7 9 (5.81%) SonarQube
8 8 (5.16%) JIRA Agile
8 8 (5.16%) JMeter
9 7 (4.52%) Bugzilla
9 7 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (3.87%) Bitbucket
10 6 (3.87%) Maven
10 6 (3.87%) Mercurial
11 5 (3.23%) Hudson
11 5 (3.23%) SoapUI
12 4 (2.58%) WebDriver
13 3 (1.94%) Appium
13 3 (1.94%) Concordion
General
1 33 (21.29%) Finance
2 20 (12.90%) Retail
3 14 (9.03%) Games
4 9 (5.81%) Electronics
5 5 (3.23%) Automotive
6 3 (1.94%) Back Office
7 2 (1.29%) Marketing
8 1 (0.65%) Law
Job Titles
1 30 (19.35%) Analyst
2 24 (15.48%) Developer
3 23 (14.84%) Test Leader
3 23 (14.84%) Tester
4 19 (12.26%) Test Analyst
5 18 (11.61%) Project Manager
6 13 (8.39%) Automation Test Lead
7 12 (7.74%) Software Tester
8 11 (7.10%) Test Engineer
9 10 (6.45%) Junior
9 10 (6.45%) QA Tester
9 10 (6.45%) Software Engineer
10 9 (5.81%) .NET Developer
10 9 (5.81%) Games Tester
10 9 (5.81%) IT Manager
10 9 (5.81%) IT Project Manager
11 8 (5.16%) Development Manager
11 8 (5.16%) Development Project Manager
11 8 (5.16%) Graduate
11 8 (5.16%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.61%) Web Services
2 16 (10.32%) .NET
3 13 (8.39%) HTML
4 12 (7.74%) .NET Framework
4 12 (7.74%) REST
5 11 (7.10%) ASP.NET
5 11 (7.10%) CSS
6 10 (6.45%) Entity Framework
7 8 (5.16%) jQuery
8 7 (4.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (3.87%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (3.23%) AngularJS
10 5 (3.23%) ASP.NET Core
10 5 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 5 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (3.23%) LINQ
10 5 (3.23%) Ninject
10 5 (3.23%) Task Parallel Library
10 5 (3.23%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.68%) Mobile App
2 9 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 9 (5.81%) Fintech
3 5 (3.23%) EPoS
4 3 (1.94%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.29%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.29%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.65%) CAN bus
6 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.65%) Infotainment
6 1 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.65%) Online Gambling
6 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (25.16%) Linux
2 10 (6.45%) Apple iOS
3 9 (5.81%) VxWorks
4 8 (5.16%) Windows
5 6 (3.87%) Android
5 6 (3.87%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.65%) MeeGo
6 1 (0.65%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (27.74%) Automation Testing
2 43 (27.74%) Test Scripting
3 31 (20.00%) Scrum
4 25 (16.13%) TDD
5 24 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (14.19%) Project Management
6 22 (14.19%) Regression Testing
7 18 (11.61%) Automated Testing
8 17 (10.97%) Kanban
8 17 (10.97%) Software Engineering
9 15 (9.68%) MVC
10 14 (9.03%) Software Testing
11 13 (8.39%) Issue Tracking
11 13 (8.39%) V-Model
11 13 (8.39%) Waterfall
12 12 (7.74%) Manual Testing
12 12 (7.74%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (7.10%) PRINCE2
13 11 (7.10%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (29.68%) Python
2 44 (28.39%) JavaScript
3 42 (27.10%) Java
4 38 (24.52%) C++
5 32 (20.65%) SQL
6 23 (14.84%) C
7 15 (9.68%) C#
8 10 (6.45%) MATLAB
9 7 (4.52%) VB.NET
10 5 (3.23%) PHP
11 4 (2.58%) Ruby
12 3 (1.94%) Perl
13 2 (1.29%) VB
14 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.65%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.65%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.65%) Lua
14 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.65%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (16.13%) ISTQB
2 22 (14.19%) ISEB
3 17 (10.97%) Degree
4 12 (7.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.94%) BC Cleared
5 3 (1.94%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.65%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (25.16%) QA
2 8 (5.16%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.65%) JTAG
3 1 (0.65%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (2.58%) Docker
2 2 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (2.58%) Puppet
2 3 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.03%) Atlassian
3 9 (5.81%) Coverity
3 9 (5.81%) Oracle
4 5 (3.23%) PayPal
5 4 (2.58%) EMC
5 4 (2.58%) OpenText
5 4 (2.58%) Pega
5 4 (2.58%) Tableau
6 3 (1.94%) Google
6 3 (1.94%) SAP
7 2 (1.29%) HP
7 2 (1.29%) VMware
8 1 (0.65%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.65%) Apple
8 1 (0.65%) Cognos
8 1 (0.65%) IBM
8 1 (0.65%) Informatica
8 1 (0.65%) Intel
8 1 (0.65%) Netezza
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Great Benefit Package
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £39,489 - 59,235 per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southam, Warwickshire
Directways Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Methods Professional Services Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Venturi
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £29800 per annum + Pen, DIS, 5w hols
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The Contact Group
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Leidos
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 6 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £47000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Venturi
Salary: £30000. - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive salary + company benefits + training + bonus + expenses
Posted: 25 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 18 days ago