The table below looks at the statistics for JIRA skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JIRA over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 186 274 284
Rank change year-on-year
+88 +10
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 1816 1129 1084
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.62% 1.03% 0.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.16% 6.73% 6.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1472 915 917
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17870 16767 17412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.91% 15.29% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 15112 13999 15315
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

JIRA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing JIRA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JIRA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

JIRA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JIRA within the UK.

JIRA Salary Trend in the UK

JIRA
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing JIRA over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 within the UK.

JIRA Salary Histogram in the UK

JIRA
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the UK over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +96 1728 £47,500 +5.55% 174
London +68 922 £54,500 +9.00% 86
South East +95 352 £42,500 - 26
City of London +40 206 £55,000 +4.76% 26
Hampshire +59 115 £42,500 - 8
North West +50 109 £37,500 -11.76% 12
Yorkshire +31 108 £40,000 +6.66% 9
East of England +34 107 £42,500 +13.33% 16
Surrey +33 68 £50,000 +21.21% 5
Manchester +17 59 £35,000 +45.83% 4
South West +25 58 £36,250 -14.70% 14
West Yorkshire +13 57 £41,500 -2.35% 5
Portsmouth +17 50 £46,250 +8.82% 1
Cheshire +22 48 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Berkshire +5 48 £60,000 +14.28% 5
Leeds +15 44 £41,000 -3.52% 3
West Midlands +27 40 £40,000 - 5
Scotland +5 39 £39,250 -17.36% 4
East Sussex +22 38 £52,500 +61.53% 1
Hertfordshire +11 38 £52,500 +75.00% 4
Cambridgeshire +15 34 £35,000 +16.66% 6
Cambridge +18 32 £35,000 +16.66% 4
Brighton +12 31 £42,500 +30.76% 1
West Sussex 0 30 £40,000 -11.11%
Bristol +24 29 £35,000 -17.64% 8
North Yorkshire +20 29 £40,000 +17.64% 3
Oxfordshire +13 29 £38,750 +10.71% 5
York +33 27 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Reading +16 23 £75,000 +50.00% 1
South Yorkshire 0 20 £40,000 +15.10% 1

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing JIRA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited JIRA.

1 2419 (65.18%) Agile Software Development
2 1262 (34.01%) Java
3 1159 (31.23%) SQL
4 997 (26.87%) Scrum
5 973 (26.22%) JavaScript
6 944 (25.44%) Git (software)
7 896 (24.14%) HTML
8 887 (23.90%) TDD
9 855 (23.04%) QA
10 828 (22.31%) Finance
11 807 (21.75%) Continuous Integration
12 770 (20.75%) Selenium
13 748 (20.16%) Linux
14 727 (19.59%) CSS
15 678 (18.27%) Jenkins
16 648 (17.46%) Subversion
17 613 (16.52%) XML
18 598 (16.11%) Confluence
19 593 (15.98%) C#
20 588 (15.84%) .NET
21 568 (15.31%) E-Commerce
22 567 (15.28%) SQL Server
22 567 (15.28%) jQuery
22 567 (15.28%) BDD
23 563 (15.17%) Degree
24 553 (14.90%) Windows
25 533 (14.36%) MVC
26 522 (14.07%) Web Services
27 495 (13.34%) MySQL
28 457 (12.31%) Oracle

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing JIRA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited JIRA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 598 (16.11%) Confluence
2 270 (7.28%) Tomcat
3 219 (5.90%) Apache
4 177 (4.77%) IIS
5 176 (4.74%) CMS
6 170 (4.58%) WebLogic
7 124 (3.34%) SharePoint
8 102 (2.75%) JBoss
9 80 (2.16%) WebSphere
10 67 (1.81%) Node.js
11 57 (1.54%) Apache Solr
12 55 (1.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 48 (1.29%) nginx
14 43 (1.16%) Drupal
15 42 (1.13%) WordPress
16 35 (0.94%) MQSeries
17 34 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
18 27 (0.73%) Umbraco
19 22 (0.59%) Oracle Service Bus
19 22 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 286 (7.71%) MS Excel
2 141 (3.80%) MS Office
3 120 (3.23%) MS Project
4 37 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 31 (0.84%) Photoshop
6 18 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
7 17 (0.46%) Mingle
8 16 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 15 (0.40%) InfoPath
10 10 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
11 8 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
12 6 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
13 5 (0.13%) Maya
14 4 (0.11%) SPSS
15 3 (0.081%) Fireworks
16 2 (0.054%) FrameMaker
16 2 (0.054%) Acrobat
16 2 (0.054%) InDesign
16 2 (0.054%) Open Workbench
17 1 (0.027%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 41 (1.10%) Google Analytics
2 38 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 32 (0.86%) Dynamics GP
4 31 (0.84%) Magento
5 10 (0.27%) Summit
5 10 (0.27%) Sophis RISQUE
6 5 (0.13%) Adaptiv
6 5 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.081%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.081%) RMDS
7 3 (0.081%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.054%) Endur
8 2 (0.054%) Findur
8 2 (0.054%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.054%) Fredhopper
9 1 (0.027%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.027%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.027%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.027%) JDE OneWorld
9 1 (0.027%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 126 (3.40%) Amazon AWS
2 117 (3.15%) SaaS
3 73 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 67 (1.81%) GitHub
5 59 (1.59%) Basecamp
6 25 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
7 24 (0.65%) PaaS
8 20 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (0.38%) Amazon S3
10 13 (0.35%) OpenShift
11 11 (0.30%) Route 53
11 11 (0.30%) IaaS
12 10 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
13 8 (0.22%) Trello
14 5 (0.13%) CloudFront
14 5 (0.13%) Google Apps
15 4 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
16 3 (0.081%) Office 365
16 3 (0.081%) LucidChart
16 3 (0.081%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 129 (3.48%) Internet
2 128 (3.45%) HTTP
3 101 (2.72%) Firewall
4 84 (2.26%) TCP/IP
5 80 (2.16%) FTP
6 72 (1.94%) LDAP
7 61 (1.64%) DNS
8 49 (1.32%) SAN
8 49 (1.32%) SSH
9 40 (1.08%) SSL
10 33 (0.89%) PuTTY
11 31 (0.84%) WAN
12 29 (0.78%) SMTP
13 28 (0.75%) LAN
14 27 (0.73%) DHCP
15 26 (0.70%) WinSCP
16 23 (0.62%) VPN
17 20 (0.54%) Wireshark
18 18 (0.49%) SNMP
19 17 (0.46%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 567 (15.28%) SQL Server
2 495 (13.34%) MySQL
3 160 (4.31%) Relational Database
4 151 (4.07%) Oracle Database
5 142 (3.83%) MongoDB
6 104 (2.80%) NoSQL
7 100 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
8 96 (2.59%) RavenDB
9 93 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 86 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 79 (2.13%) RDBMS
12 78 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
13 65 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
14 62 (1.67%) Big Data
15 53 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 49 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
17 47 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
18 30 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
18 30 (0.81%) Redis
19 28 (0.75%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 944 (25.44%) Git (software)
2 770 (20.75%) Selenium
3 678 (18.27%) Jenkins
4 648 (17.46%) Subversion
5 415 (11.18%) Cucumber
6 387 (10.43%) TeamCity
7 343 (9.24%) Maven
8 311 (8.38%) JUnit
9 306 (8.25%) WebDriver
10 287 (7.73%) Team Foundation Server
11 254 (6.84%) Ant
12 200 (5.39%) Bugzilla
13 198 (5.34%) Hudson
14 183 (4.93%) NUnit
15 160 (4.31%) JMeter
16 156 (4.20%) Eclipse
17 154 (4.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 141 (3.80%) QuickTest Pro
19 135 (3.64%) Visual Studio
20 121 (3.26%) WATIR
General
1 828 (22.31%) Finance
2 317 (8.54%) Retail
3 253 (6.82%) Banking
4 176 (4.74%) Games
5 157 (4.23%) Marketing
6 143 (3.85%) Telecoms
7 102 (2.75%) Back Office
8 76 (2.05%) Investment Banking
9 60 (1.62%) Publishing
10 54 (1.46%) Front Office
11 44 (1.19%) Advertising
12 43 (1.16%) Billing
13 35 (0.94%) Legal
14 31 (0.84%) Electronics
14 31 (0.84%) Financial Institution
15 20 (0.54%) Automotive
16 16 (0.43%) Retail Banking
17 10 (0.27%) Online Betting
17 10 (0.27%) Manufacturing
18 9 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1180 (31.80%) Developer
2 561 (15.12%) Analyst
3 326 (8.78%) Java Developer
4 304 (8.19%) Test Analyst
5 288 (7.76%) Senior Developer
6 261 (7.03%) Tester
7 215 (5.79%) Project Manager
8 182 (4.90%) QA Engineer
9 168 (4.53%) Test Engineer
10 167 (4.50%) Business Analyst
10 167 (4.50%) Software Engineer
11 160 (4.31%) .NET Developer
12 117 (3.15%) Web Developer
13 108 (2.91%) Test Manager
14 107 (2.88%) Junior
14 107 (2.88%) PHP Developer
15 103 (2.78%) Software Developer
16 93 (2.51%) Systems Administrator
17 92 (2.48%) Architect
18 87 (2.34%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 896 (24.14%) HTML
2 727 (19.59%) CSS
3 613 (16.52%) XML
4 588 (15.84%) .NET
5 567 (15.28%) jQuery
6 522 (14.07%) Web Services
7 355 (9.57%) Spring
8 329 (8.87%) ASP.NET
9 316 (8.52%) HTML5
10 259 (6.98%) Ajax
11 246 (6.63%) J2EE
12 245 (6.60%) JSON
13 235 (6.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 230 (6.20%) AngularJS
15 215 (5.79%) CSS3
15 215 (5.79%) .NET Framework
16 202 (5.44%) RESTful
17 197 (5.31%) SOAP
18 193 (5.20%) REST
19 161 (4.34%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 336 (9.05%) Computer Science
2 313 (8.43%) Open Source
3 290 (7.81%) User Experience
4 251 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
5 230 (6.20%) Mobile App
6 83 (2.24%) Mathematics
7 76 (2.05%) Management Information System
7 76 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
8 75 (2.02%) Social Media
9 62 (1.67%) N-Tier
10 61 (1.64%) iPad
11 54 (1.46%) Derivative
12 53 (1.43%) Client/Server
13 46 (1.24%) Equities
14 42 (1.13%) Blackberry
15 40 (1.08%) Fixed Income
16 32 (0.86%) Physics
16 32 (0.86%) Wiki
16 32 (0.86%) Data Integration
17 31 (0.84%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 748 (20.16%) Linux
2 553 (14.90%) Windows
3 347 (9.35%) UNIX
4 219 (5.90%) Android
5 214 (5.77%) Apple iOS
6 97 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 69 (1.86%) CentOS
8 59 (1.59%) Ubuntu
9 55 (1.48%) Windows 8
10 39 (1.05%) Debian
11 30 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 25 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
13 21 (0.57%) Windows 7
14 17 (0.46%) Mac OS X
15 15 (0.40%) Solaris
16 14 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
17 13 (0.35%) Mac OS
18 12 (0.32%) Windows NT
19 9 (0.24%) AIX
19 9 (0.24%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 2419 (65.18%) Agile Software Development
2 997 (26.87%) Scrum
3 887 (23.90%) TDD
4 807 (21.75%) Continuous Integration
5 568 (15.31%) E-Commerce
6 567 (15.28%) BDD
7 533 (14.36%) MVC
8 442 (11.91%) Project Management
9 427 (11.51%) OO
10 414 (11.16%) Software Engineering
11 399 (10.75%) Test Automation
12 397 (10.70%) Test Scripting
13 342 (9.22%) Automated Testing
14 330 (8.89%) Mentoring
15 275 (7.41%) Unit Testing
16 259 (6.98%) Software Testing
17 256 (6.90%) DevOps
18 242 (6.52%) User Stories
19 234 (6.31%) SOA
20 227 (6.12%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1262 (34.01%) Java
2 1159 (31.23%) SQL
3 973 (26.22%) JavaScript
4 593 (15.98%) C#
5 414 (11.16%) PHP
6 349 (9.40%) Ruby
7 281 (7.57%) Python
8 201 (5.42%) Bash Shell
9 175 (4.72%) C++
10 173 (4.66%) Perl
11 121 (3.26%) VB.NET
12 113 (3.05%) C
13 111 (2.99%) Shell Script
14 104 (2.80%) PL/SQL
15 69 (1.86%) T-SQL
16 67 (1.81%) Objective-C
16 67 (1.81%) Groovy
17 57 (1.54%) PHP5
18 47 (1.27%) PowerShell
19 45 (1.21%) Scala
Qualifications
1 563 (15.17%) Degree
2 262 (7.06%) ISEB
3 212 (5.71%) ISTQB
4 179 (4.82%) Security Cleared
5 153 (4.12%) SC Cleared
6 67 (1.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 21 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (0.57%) PMI Certification
8 14 (0.38%) PMP
9 13 (0.35%) CISSP
9 13 (0.35%) HND
10 12 (0.32%) CCNP
10 12 (0.32%) CCNA
11 11 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (0.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 8 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
13 7 (0.19%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (0.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (0.19%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 855 (23.04%) QA
2 59 (1.59%) SLA
3 20 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 12 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.27%) Basel III
6 9 (0.24%) EMIR
6 9 (0.24%) MiFID
7 8 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
8 7 (0.19%) JTAG
9 6 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (0.11%) COREP
11 3 (0.081%) WAI
11 3 (0.081%) COBIT
11 3 (0.081%) ISO 14001
11 3 (0.081%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.081%) SNOMED CT
12 2 (0.054%) CRD IV
12 2 (0.054%) DO-178B
13 1 (0.027%) Data Quality
System Software
1 92 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 82 (2.21%) Active Directory
3 23 (0.62%) Postfix
3 23 (0.62%) vSphere
4 18 (0.49%) Samba
5 15 (0.40%) Varnish
6 14 (0.38%) VirtualBox
7 12 (0.32%) Hyper-V
8 11 (0.30%) Xen
8 11 (0.30%) Firmware
8 11 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 10 (0.27%) Docker
10 9 (0.24%) NFS
10 9 (0.24%) XenServer
11 7 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 7 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.16%) KVM
13 5 (0.13%) HDFS
13 5 (0.13%) Cygwin
13 5 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 246 (6.63%) HP Quality Center
2 176 (4.74%) Puppet
3 136 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
4 92 (2.48%) Nagios
5 62 (1.67%) Vagrant
6 41 (1.10%) ZABBIX
7 36 (0.97%) logstash
8 35 (0.94%) OpenView
9 32 (0.86%) SCOM
10 28 (0.75%) HAProxy
11 27 (0.73%) Tivoli
12 20 (0.54%) Salt
13 17 (0.46%) Ansible
14 13 (0.35%) Control-M
14 13 (0.35%) Cacti
14 13 (0.35%) Graphite
15 11 (0.30%) Zenoss
16 10 (0.27%) Opsview
17 8 (0.22%) NetBackup
17 8 (0.22%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 457 (12.31%) Oracle
2 452 (12.18%) Microsoft
3 211 (5.69%) HP
4 186 (5.01%) Atlassian
5 149 (4.02%) VMware
6 130 (3.50%) Endeca
7 115 (3.10%) Zend
8 96 (2.59%) RedPrairie
8 96 (2.59%) Adobe
9 91 (2.45%) Red Hat
10 80 (2.16%) hybris
11 78 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
12 74 (1.99%) Google
13 59 (1.59%) Perforce
14 55 (1.48%) IBM
15 53 (1.43%) Sencha
16 46 (1.24%) Sybase
17 45 (1.21%) Cisco
18 39 (1.05%) Sitecore
19 38 (1.02%) Remedy
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Scotland
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: excellent package
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £91000 - £95000 per annum + housing, Healthcare, Car
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + car, bonus, housing allowence
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + full benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Warwickshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £30000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Triple Seven
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 10% pension
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £19,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
House of Fraser
Salary: £40,000 - £49,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Cielo Talent - Nice
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago