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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 150 184 256
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +72
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 2271 1826 1167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.07% 1.59% 1.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.93% 9.88% 7.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1799 1456 1006
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,250 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.76%

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
19029 18484 16179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.38% 16.11% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16180 15306 13781
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 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 28 August 2015 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 28 August 2015. 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 +42 2194 £50,000 - 254
London +31 1168 £55,000 +2.80% 127
South East +37 406 £47,500 +9.82% 36
City of London +25 291 £57,500 +5.02% 30
East of England +35 156 £41,250 +3.12% 10
Yorkshire +55 139 £40,000 - 22
South West +60 118 £47,500 +5.55% 13
Berkshire +74 95 £52,500 +10.52% 4
North West +1 92 £37,500 +7.14% 21
Surrey +22 83 £50,000 +13.63% 7
Hampshire -23 82 £47,500 +11.76% 11
South Yorkshire +34 72 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Sheffield +29 72 £35,000 -12.50% 6
West Midlands -6 65 £42,500 -29.16% 13
Cambridgeshire +25 64 £40,000 +10.34% 5
Manchester +32 60 £40,000 -3.03% 15
Cambridge +21 60 £38,750 +3.33% 5
East Midlands +41 57 £36,250 -9.37% 6
Oxfordshire +21 48 £40,000 -15.78% 7
Scotland +12 48 £47,500 +35.71% 7
West Yorkshire +13 47 £52,500 +26.50% 11
Buckinghamshire +17 43 £50,000 +22.69% 2
Hertfordshire +9 43 £48,750 +2.63% 1
Guildford +35 41 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Leeds +21 40 £53,750 +29.51% 10
Bristol +18 40 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Gloucestershire +17 34 £60,000 +4.34% 3
Nottingham +21 31 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Nottinghamshire +15 31 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Cheshire -10 29 £35,000 +7.69% 5

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2489 (61.55%) Agile Software Development
2 1336 (33.04%) Java
3 1246 (30.81%) SQL
4 1209 (29.90%) Scrum
5 1115 (27.57%) Finance
6 958 (23.69%) Git (software)
7 896 (22.16%) JavaScript
8 893 (22.08%) QA
9 848 (20.97%) Linux
10 809 (20.00%) HTML
11 750 (18.55%) Degree
12 686 (16.96%) Confluence
13 673 (16.64%) TDD
14 657 (16.25%) Selenium
15 647 (16.00%) CSS
16 645 (15.95%) Continuous Integration
17 638 (15.78%) .NET
18 637 (15.75%) Jenkins
19 611 (15.11%) SQL Server
20 599 (14.81%) Oracle
21 593 (14.66%) Subversion
22 575 (14.22%) C#
23 566 (14.00%) Windows
24 564 (13.95%) XML
25 536 (13.25%) SDLC
26 517 (12.78%) Web Services
27 512 (12.66%) BDD
28 507 (12.54%) Microsoft
29 505 (12.49%) Project Management
30 461 (11.40%) E-Commerce

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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
1 686 (16.96%) Confluence
2 276 (6.82%) Tomcat
3 191 (4.72%) Apache
4 171 (4.23%) SharePoint
5 153 (3.78%) JBoss
6 140 (3.46%) IIS
7 114 (2.82%) Node.js
8 108 (2.67%) WebLogic
9 99 (2.45%) CMS
10 94 (2.32%) WebSphere
11 75 (1.85%) nginx
12 68 (1.68%) Apache Solr
13 62 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
14 61 (1.51%) Mule
15 54 (1.34%) Mule ESB
16 46 (1.14%) Drupal
17 44 (1.09%) MS Exchange
18 41 (1.01%) WordPress
19 36 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
20 26 (0.64%) Jetty
Applications
1 299 (7.39%) MS Excel
2 137 (3.39%) MS Project
3 133 (3.29%) MS Office
4 92 (2.27%) MS Visio
5 39 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
6 37 (0.91%) Mingle
7 29 (0.72%) Photoshop
8 10 (0.25%) FrameMaker
8 10 (0.25%) InDesign
9 9 (0.22%) InfoPath
9 9 (0.22%) RoboHelp
10 7 (0.17%) HipChat
11 6 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 5 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
12 5 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
13 3 (0.074%) Maya
13 3 (0.074%) Adobe Illustrator
14 2 (0.049%) Adobe Captivate
14 2 (0.049%) Fireworks
14 2 (0.049%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 46 (1.14%) Magento
2 30 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 26 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 20 (0.49%) Dynamics GP
5 13 (0.32%) Summit
6 8 (0.20%) Sophis RISQUE
7 6 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.15%) SAP Retail
8 5 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
8 5 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (0.099%) Workday HCM
9 4 (0.099%) BASE24
9 4 (0.099%) LatentZero
9 4 (0.099%) thinkFolio
9 4 (0.099%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.074%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 3 (0.074%) Cognos TM1
10 3 (0.074%) VisionPLUS
10 3 (0.074%) Oracle Applications
11 2 (0.049%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 203 (5.02%) Amazon AWS
2 112 (2.77%) GitHub
3 109 (2.70%) SaaS
4 106 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 33 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
6 28 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
7 20 (0.49%) Trello
8 18 (0.45%) Google Analytics
9 15 (0.37%) PaaS
9 15 (0.37%) Office 365
10 13 (0.32%) Basecamp
11 10 (0.25%) Amazon S3
12 9 (0.22%) IaaS
12 9 (0.22%) Lucidchart
13 8 (0.20%) Google Apps
13 8 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
14 7 (0.17%) Google Drive
14 7 (0.17%) Heroku
15 6 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
16 4 (0.099%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 168 (4.15%) Internet
2 127 (3.14%) HTTP
3 84 (2.08%) Firewall
4 75 (1.85%) TCP/IP
5 74 (1.83%) LDAP
6 69 (1.71%) DNS
7 56 (1.38%) FTP
8 51 (1.26%) VPN
9 46 (1.14%) SAN
10 45 (1.11%) LAN
11 44 (1.09%) Network Security
12 43 (1.06%) SMTP
13 42 (1.04%) WAN
14 32 (0.79%) SSL
15 25 (0.62%) IPsec
15 25 (0.62%) OSPF
15 25 (0.62%) BGP
15 25 (0.62%) EIGRP
16 24 (0.59%) IPv6
17 22 (0.54%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 611 (15.11%) SQL Server
2 443 (10.95%) MySQL
3 207 (5.12%) MongoDB
4 194 (4.80%) Relational Database
5 144 (3.56%) Oracle Database
6 135 (3.34%) NoSQL
7 129 (3.19%) Big Data
8 116 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
9 113 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
10 107 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 105 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 71 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 67 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
14 59 (1.46%) Hadoop
15 55 (1.36%) RDBMS
16 49 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
17 40 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
18 35 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
19 33 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
19 33 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 958 (23.69%) Git (software)
2 657 (16.25%) Selenium
3 637 (15.75%) Jenkins
4 593 (14.66%) Subversion
5 372 (9.20%) Maven
6 337 (8.33%) Cucumber
7 335 (8.28%) JUnit
8 260 (6.43%) TeamCity
9 246 (6.08%) Team Foundation Server
10 231 (5.71%) WebDriver
11 196 (4.85%) Eclipse
12 195 (4.82%) Ant
13 183 (4.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 176 (4.35%) Hudson
15 150 (3.71%) JMeter
15 150 (3.71%) Bugzilla
16 143 (3.54%) Visual Studio
17 135 (3.34%) HP UFT
18 107 (2.65%) SoapUI
19 92 (2.27%) TestNG
General
1 1115 (27.57%) Finance
2 347 (8.58%) Banking
3 261 (6.45%) Retail
4 184 (4.55%) Marketing
5 139 (3.44%) Games
6 129 (3.19%) Telecoms
7 82 (2.03%) Advertising
8 81 (2.00%) Manufacturing
9 70 (1.73%) Investment Banking
10 54 (1.34%) Back Office
11 51 (1.26%) Publishing
12 45 (1.11%) Electronics
13 34 (0.84%) Financial Institution
14 28 (0.69%) Front Office
15 27 (0.67%) Law
16 20 (0.49%) Legal
17 19 (0.47%) Billing
18 17 (0.42%) Online Betting
19 12 (0.30%) Retail Banking
20 10 (0.25%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 1283 (31.73%) Developer
2 751 (18.57%) Analyst
3 400 (9.89%) Java Developer
4 337 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 280 (6.92%) Test Analyst
6 266 (6.58%) Project Manager
7 264 (6.53%) Business Analyst
7 264 (6.53%) Tester
8 239 (5.91%) Software Engineer
9 174 (4.30%) Test Engineer
10 151 (3.73%) .NET Developer
10 151 (3.73%) C# Developer
11 148 (3.66%) QA Engineer
12 131 (3.24%) Test Manager
13 124 (3.07%) Applications Support
14 112 (2.77%) Senior Analyst
15 109 (2.70%) Agile Business Analyst
16 107 (2.65%) QA Tester
17 106 (2.62%) Senior Java Developer
18 99 (2.45%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 809 (20.00%) HTML
2 647 (16.00%) CSS
3 638 (15.78%) .NET
4 564 (13.95%) XML
5 517 (12.78%) Web Services
6 396 (9.79%) jQuery
7 373 (9.22%) Spring
8 314 (7.76%) HTML5
9 296 (7.32%) JSON
10 293 (7.25%) REST
11 283 (7.00%) AngularJS
12 258 (6.38%) ASP.NET
13 254 (6.28%) Hibernate
14 251 (6.21%) SOAP
15 216 (5.34%) RESTful
16 205 (5.07%) J2EE
17 191 (4.72%) CSS3
18 163 (4.03%) .NET Framework
18 163 (4.03%) Ajax
19 142 (3.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 367 (9.08%) Computer Science
2 352 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 277 (6.85%) User Experience
4 230 (5.69%) Mobile App
5 108 (2.67%) Wiki
6 83 (2.05%) Mathematics
7 79 (1.95%) Client/Server
7 79 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 73 (1.81%) Management Information System
8 73 (1.81%) Algorithms
9 68 (1.68%) Data Centre
10 63 (1.56%) iPad
11 62 (1.53%) Data Structures
12 50 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
13 46 (1.14%) Hedge funds
14 45 (1.11%) PMI
15 40 (0.99%) Blog
16 39 (0.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 37 (0.91%) Online Games
18 36 (0.89%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 848 (20.97%) Linux
2 566 (14.00%) Windows
3 353 (8.73%) UNIX
4 250 (6.18%) Android
5 241 (5.96%) Apple iOS
6 90 (2.23%) Ubuntu
7 85 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 82 (2.03%) CentOS
9 63 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 59 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 55 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
12 54 (1.34%) Mac OS X
13 48 (1.19%) Debian
14 25 (0.62%) Solaris
15 18 (0.45%) Windows 7
16 17 (0.42%) Windows Phone
17 13 (0.32%) Mac OS
18 11 (0.27%) Windows NT
19 10 (0.25%) FreeBSD
20 9 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2489 (61.55%) Agile Software Development
2 1209 (29.90%) Scrum
3 673 (16.64%) TDD
4 645 (15.95%) Continuous Integration
5 536 (13.25%) SDLC
6 512 (12.66%) BDD
7 505 (12.49%) Project Management
8 461 (11.40%) E-Commerce
9 412 (10.19%) MVC
10 393 (9.72%) Software Engineering
11 385 (9.52%) Test Automation
12 347 (8.58%) OO
13 341 (8.43%) Test Scripting
14 334 (8.26%) User Stories
15 307 (7.59%) DevOps
16 305 (7.54%) Automated Testing
17 270 (6.68%) User Acceptance Testing
18 249 (6.16%) Kanban
18 249 (6.16%) Open Source
19 245 (6.06%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1336 (33.04%) Java
2 1246 (30.81%) SQL
3 896 (22.16%) JavaScript
4 575 (14.22%) C#
5 400 (9.89%) PHP
6 367 (9.08%) Python
7 253 (6.26%) C++
8 246 (6.08%) Ruby
9 229 (5.66%) Perl
10 194 (4.80%) Bash Shell
11 189 (4.67%) C
12 160 (3.96%) T-SQL
13 138 (3.41%) PowerShell
14 137 (3.39%) PL/SQL
15 110 (2.72%) Shell Script
15 110 (2.72%) Objective-C
15 110 (2.72%) Groovy
16 86 (2.13%) Scala
17 56 (1.38%) VB
18 50 (1.24%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 750 (18.55%) Degree
2 312 (7.72%) ISEB
3 241 (5.96%) ISTQB
4 85 (2.10%) Security Cleared
5 81 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 68 (1.68%) PMI Certification
7 42 (1.04%) DV Cleared
8 37 (0.91%) PMP
9 27 (0.67%) SC Cleared
10 26 (0.64%) HND
11 22 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
12 20 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
13 19 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 12 (0.30%) APMP
15 11 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
16 10 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
17 9 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
18 7 (0.17%) OCP
19 6 (0.15%) CISSP
19 6 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 893 (22.08%) QA
2 58 (1.43%) SLA
3 18 (0.45%) PCI DSS
4 15 (0.37%) MiFID
5 10 (0.25%) Basel III
5 10 (0.25%) EMIR
5 10 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
6 7 (0.17%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.15%) DO-178B
8 4 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.074%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.074%) JTAG
9 3 (0.074%) IEC 61508
10 2 (0.049%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.049%) WCAG
11 1 (0.025%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.025%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 131 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 91 (2.25%) Active Directory
3 59 (1.46%) Docker
4 43 (1.06%) Firmware
5 42 (1.04%) Hyper-V
6 37 (0.91%) XenServer
7 34 (0.84%) Postfix
8 25 (0.62%) Samba
8 25 (0.62%) iptables
9 20 (0.49%) VirtualBox
9 20 (0.49%) VMware ESX
10 17 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
10 17 (0.42%) KVM
11 14 (0.35%) Varnish
11 14 (0.35%) vSphere
12 11 (0.27%) HDFS
12 11 (0.27%) Xen
13 9 (0.22%) RACF
13 9 (0.22%) XenApp
14 6 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 273 (6.75%) Puppet
2 218 (5.39%) HP Quality Center
3 133 (3.29%) Opscode Chef
4 125 (3.09%) Nagios
5 76 (1.88%) Ansible
6 52 (1.29%) ZABBIX
7 47 (1.16%) Salt
8 40 (0.99%) Tivoli
9 34 (0.84%) OpenView
10 33 (0.82%) Vagrant
11 29 (0.72%) Pingdom
12 21 (0.52%) SCOM
13 20 (0.49%) WSUS
14 17 (0.42%) Capistrano
14 17 (0.42%) Graphite
15 16 (0.40%) logstash
16 14 (0.35%) Control-M
17 13 (0.32%) CA Endevor
17 13 (0.32%) SCCM
18 10 (0.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 599 (14.81%) Oracle
2 507 (12.54%) Microsoft
3 315 (7.79%) Atlassian
4 186 (4.60%) VMware
5 175 (4.33%) HP
6 116 (2.87%) hybris
7 108 (2.67%) Red Hat
8 93 (2.30%) Perforce
9 86 (2.13%) Citrix
10 81 (2.00%) SAP
11 80 (1.98%) IBM
12 76 (1.88%) Google
12 76 (1.88%) Zend
13 46 (1.14%) ATG
13 46 (1.14%) Adobe
14 43 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
15 41 (1.01%) Apple
16 38 (0.94%) Splunk
17 34 (0.84%) WorldPay
18 32 (0.79%) Remedy
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