Bubble chart

Visualize tasks by up to 3 metrics.

Use Bubble chart to display 3 dimensions of data. With Bubble chart you can set metrics for x-axis, y-axis, and the size of the bubble. The option to use field for the x-axis is still in place.

The chart can be easily configured on any Jira standard dashboard using the ‘Scatter & Bubble charts’ gadget available in Performance Objectives app.

Bubble chart report by 3 metrics/fields

Sample use case: Identify Jira issues estimated with low Story Points and taken significant time to be completed by analyzing the bigger bubbles at the bottom of the chart.

Bubble chart bubble tooltip story

Please find the configuration screen and steps to follow below:

Story points resolved by day by issue type and time spent.

Step 1: Add data source. Filter out the issues that need to be analyzed.

Step 2: Select metric ‘Story Points’ from the available metric options.

Step 3: Select field ‘Resolved’ for ‘Display by’ from the available field and metric options.

Step 4: Select field ‘Issue Type’ for ‘Group by’ from the available field and metric options.

Step 5: Select metric ‘Time spent’ for ‘Bubble size’ from the available metric options. Save the configuration.

Step 6: (Optional) Change the default colors and save the color change.

Recording: Watch the video recording with the configuration steps (01:12 min.):

To add Scatter & Bubble Charts gadget to you Jira dashboard, visit the app’s listing page on Atlassian Marketplace.

To see an example using Scatter Chart, please read this article.