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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 169 218 284
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +66
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 2020 1653 1056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.83% 1.40% 0.97%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.86% 8.71% 6.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1632 1338 863
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £41,500 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+3.01% +5.73%

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
18608 18977 16133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.81% 16.07% 14.86%
Number of salaries quoted 15662 16072 13855
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
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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 +52 1952 £50,000 - 285
London +18 1099 £55,000 +4.76% 147
South East +88 394 £45,000 - 46
City of London +34 249 £52,500 +5.00% 48
East of England +39 114 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Hampshire +31 107 £45,000 - 8
South West +62 102 £45,000 - 17
Surrey +65 93 £47,500 +11.76% 11
Yorkshire +29 82 £40,000 -3.61% 20
Berkshire +25 72 £52,500 +7.69% 7
North West +11 70 £37,500 -11.76% 16
West Midlands +4 58 £43,750 +16.66% 13
Cambridgeshire +10 54 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Cambridge +21 49 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Buckinghamshire +33 47 £50,000 -2.43% 1
South Yorkshire +32 46 £32,500 -18.75% 5
East Midlands +33 44 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Guildford +48 43 £45,000 +28.57% 8
Sheffield +25 42 £32,500 -23.52% 5
Manchester +15 42 £36,500 -18.88% 13
Bristol +15 38 £40,000 - 4
Reading +19 33 £47,500 +26.66% 3
Scotland 0 32 £38,000 +0.66% 7
Oxfordshire +21 30 £42,500 +3.65% 6
Hertfordshire +25 29 £45,000 -5.26% 3
West Yorkshire -3 29 £47,500 +13.09% 13
Milton Keynes +15 28 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Leeds +3 27 £49,000 +22.50% 11
Gloucestershire +21 24 £58,750 +95.83% 3
Kent +20 24 £48,750 +80.55% 4

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2358 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
2 1265 (32.92%) Java
3 1175 (30.58%) Scrum
4 1168 (30.39%) SQL
5 1014 (26.39%) Finance
6 934 (24.30%) Git (software)
7 929 (24.17%) JavaScript
8 857 (22.30%) QA
9 816 (21.23%) HTML
10 796 (20.71%) Linux
11 683 (17.77%) Degree
12 660 (17.17%) CSS
13 649 (16.89%) Selenium
14 630 (16.39%) Confluence
15 628 (16.34%) SQL Server
16 613 (15.95%) .NET
17 609 (15.85%) Jenkins
18 601 (15.64%) TDD
19 599 (15.59%) Continuous Integration
20 587 (15.27%) Subversion
21 568 (14.78%) Oracle
22 533 (13.87%) XML
23 520 (13.53%) Windows
24 510 (13.27%) C#
25 509 (13.24%) Web Services
26 502 (13.06%) BDD
27 483 (12.57%) SDLC
27 483 (12.57%) Project Management
28 478 (12.44%) E-Commerce
29 466 (12.13%) Microsoft

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 630 (16.39%) Confluence
2 269 (7.00%) Tomcat
3 215 (5.59%) Apache
4 159 (4.14%) JBoss
5 153 (3.98%) SharePoint
6 144 (3.75%) IIS
7 107 (2.78%) Node.js
8 104 (2.71%) WebLogic
9 103 (2.68%) CMS
10 91 (2.37%) WebSphere
11 76 (1.98%) Apache Solr
12 71 (1.85%) nginx
13 52 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
14 41 (1.07%) WordPress
15 39 (1.01%) Mule
16 36 (0.94%) Mule ESB
17 34 (0.88%) Drupal
18 33 (0.86%) MS Exchange
19 31 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
20 30 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 323 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 138 (3.59%) MS Project
3 128 (3.33%) MS Office
4 86 (2.24%) MS Visio
5 36 (0.94%) Mingle
6 28 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
7 16 (0.42%) Photoshop
8 10 (0.26%) RoboHelp
8 10 (0.26%) FrameMaker
9 7 (0.18%) InfoPath
10 5 (0.13%) InDesign
10 5 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
11 4 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.078%) Maya
13 2 (0.052%) HipChat
13 2 (0.052%) PowerPivot
14 1 (0.026%) ZBrush
14 1 (0.026%) Mudbox
Business Applications
1 52 (1.35%) Magento
2 37 (0.96%) Dynamics GP
3 22 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 16 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
5 14 (0.36%) Sophis RISQUE
6 13 (0.34%) Summit
7 8 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
8 7 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
9 6 (0.16%) SAP Retail
10 4 (0.10%) Workday HCM
11 3 (0.078%) Oracle Payables
11 3 (0.078%) Oracle Receivables
11 3 (0.078%) Oracle EBS R12
11 3 (0.078%) Cognos TM1
11 3 (0.078%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.078%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 3 (0.078%) Oracle EBS
11 3 (0.078%) Oracle Financials
12 2 (0.052%) LatentZero
12 2 (0.052%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 206 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (2.71%) SaaS
4 101 (2.63%) GitHub
5 32 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
6 30 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
7 21 (0.55%) Google Analytics
8 19 (0.49%) PaaS
8 19 (0.49%) Office 365
9 16 (0.42%) Basecamp
10 14 (0.36%) Amazon S3
11 11 (0.29%) Trello
12 10 (0.26%) Google Apps
13 8 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 8 (0.21%) CodePlex
14 7 (0.18%) Lucidchart
15 6 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
15 6 (0.16%) IaaS
16 5 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
17 4 (0.10%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 171 (4.45%) Internet
2 144 (3.75%) HTTP
3 77 (2.00%) FTP
4 71 (1.85%) TCP/IP
5 70 (1.82%) LDAP
6 66 (1.72%) DNS
7 63 (1.64%) Firewall
8 54 (1.41%) SAN
9 45 (1.17%) Network Security
10 42 (1.09%) VPN
11 35 (0.91%) LAN
12 34 (0.88%) WAN
13 33 (0.86%) DVB
14 31 (0.81%) SSL
15 26 (0.68%) EIGRP
15 26 (0.68%) SMTP
15 26 (0.68%) VoIP
15 26 (0.68%) OSPF
15 26 (0.68%) BGP
16 23 (0.60%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 628 (16.34%) SQL Server
2 456 (11.87%) MySQL
3 190 (4.94%) MongoDB
4 185 (4.81%) Relational Database
5 135 (3.51%) Oracle Database
6 127 (3.30%) NoSQL
7 111 (2.89%) PostgreSQL
8 106 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 96 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
10 94 (2.45%) Big Data
11 80 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 78 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
13 73 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 56 (1.46%) RDBMS
15 55 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
16 48 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
17 43 (1.12%) Hadoop
18 36 (0.94%) DB2
19 33 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
20 32 (0.83%) Redis
Development Applications
1 934 (24.30%) Git (software)
2 649 (16.89%) Selenium
3 609 (15.85%) Jenkins
4 587 (15.27%) Subversion
5 355 (9.24%) JUnit
6 349 (9.08%) Maven
7 298 (7.75%) Cucumber
8 255 (6.64%) WebDriver
9 247 (6.43%) Team Foundation Server
10 236 (6.14%) Ant
11 225 (5.85%) TeamCity
12 192 (5.00%) Eclipse
13 190 (4.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 175 (4.55%) Hudson
15 157 (4.09%) Visual Studio
16 151 (3.93%) JMeter
17 143 (3.72%) Bugzilla
18 109 (2.84%) SoapUI
19 107 (2.78%) HP UFT
20 96 (2.50%) TestNG
General
1 1014 (26.39%) Finance
2 281 (7.31%) Banking
3 254 (6.61%) Retail
4 160 (4.16%) Marketing
5 119 (3.10%) Telecoms
6 116 (3.02%) Games
7 87 (2.26%) Advertising
8 61 (1.59%) Investment Banking
9 60 (1.56%) Publishing
10 55 (1.43%) Manufacturing
11 46 (1.20%) Back Office
12 34 (0.88%) Financial Institution
13 30 (0.78%) Electronics
14 26 (0.68%) Law
15 23 (0.60%) Online Betting
15 23 (0.60%) Billing
16 18 (0.47%) Retail Banking
16 18 (0.47%) Front Office
17 15 (0.39%) Legal
18 13 (0.34%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 1185 (30.84%) Developer
2 702 (18.27%) Analyst
3 363 (9.45%) Java Developer
4 289 (7.52%) Senior Developer
5 274 (7.13%) Project Manager
6 268 (6.97%) Test Analyst
7 257 (6.69%) Business Analyst
8 247 (6.43%) Tester
9 225 (5.85%) Software Engineer
10 153 (3.98%) Test Engineer
11 149 (3.88%) .NET Developer
12 122 (3.17%) Agile Business Analyst
13 121 (3.15%) Test Manager
14 120 (3.12%) C# Developer
14 120 (3.12%) QA Engineer
15 110 (2.86%) Team Leader
16 109 (2.84%) Web Developer
17 99 (2.58%) Senior Analyst
17 99 (2.58%) PHP Developer
18 98 (2.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 816 (21.23%) HTML
2 660 (17.17%) CSS
3 613 (15.95%) .NET
4 533 (13.87%) XML
5 509 (13.24%) Web Services
6 401 (10.43%) jQuery
7 343 (8.93%) Spring
8 292 (7.60%) HTML5
9 282 (7.34%) ASP.NET
10 268 (6.97%) JSON
11 265 (6.90%) REST
12 232 (6.04%) Hibernate
13 227 (5.91%) AngularJS
14 222 (5.78%) SOAP
15 221 (5.75%) J2EE
15 221 (5.75%) RESTful
16 172 (4.48%) CSS3
17 171 (4.45%) Ajax
17 171 (4.45%) .NET Framework
18 124 (3.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 384 (9.99%) Computer Science
2 322 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
3 279 (7.26%) User Experience
4 227 (5.91%) Mobile App
5 112 (2.91%) Wiki
6 98 (2.55%) Management Information System
7 93 (2.42%) Client/Server
8 85 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 71 (1.85%) Mathematics
10 69 (1.80%) iPad
11 66 (1.72%) Data Centre
12 52 (1.35%) Data Structures
13 48 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
14 41 (1.07%) Social Media
15 40 (1.04%) Algorithms
16 39 (1.01%) Hedge funds
17 36 (0.94%) PMI
18 35 (0.91%) Clustering
19 34 (0.88%) Data Integration
20 32 (0.83%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 796 (20.71%) Linux
2 520 (13.53%) Windows
3 269 (7.00%) UNIX
4 242 (6.30%) Android
5 224 (5.83%) Apple iOS
6 104 (2.71%) CentOS
7 85 (2.21%) Ubuntu
8 67 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 59 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 49 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 46 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
12 45 (1.17%) Debian
13 35 (0.91%) Mac OS X
14 22 (0.57%) Mac OS
15 21 (0.55%) Windows 7
16 18 (0.47%) Solaris
17 16 (0.42%) Windows Phone
18 10 (0.26%) openSUSE
19 8 (0.21%) AIX
19 8 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2358 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
2 1175 (30.58%) Scrum
3 601 (15.64%) TDD
4 599 (15.59%) Continuous Integration
5 502 (13.06%) BDD
6 483 (12.57%) SDLC
6 483 (12.57%) Project Management
7 478 (12.44%) E-Commerce
8 413 (10.75%) MVC
9 364 (9.47%) Test Automation
10 349 (9.08%) Software Engineering
11 339 (8.82%) OO
12 325 (8.46%) Test Scripting
13 302 (7.86%) User Stories
14 298 (7.75%) DevOps
15 282 (7.34%) Automated Testing
16 275 (7.16%) User Acceptance Testing
17 263 (6.84%) Waterfall
18 237 (6.17%) Software Testing
19 234 (6.09%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1265 (32.92%) Java
2 1168 (30.39%) SQL
3 929 (24.17%) JavaScript
4 510 (13.27%) C#
5 403 (10.49%) PHP
6 340 (8.85%) Python
7 236 (6.14%) Ruby
8 221 (5.75%) C++
9 202 (5.26%) Bash Shell
10 179 (4.66%) Perl
11 160 (4.16%) C
12 151 (3.93%) T-SQL
13 122 (3.17%) PowerShell
14 117 (3.04%) PL/SQL
15 109 (2.84%) Objective-C
16 104 (2.71%) Groovy
17 86 (2.24%) Shell Script
18 83 (2.16%) Scala
19 54 (1.41%) VB.NET
20 50 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 683 (17.77%) Degree
2 272 (7.08%) ISEB
3 206 (5.36%) ISTQB
4 76 (1.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 60 (1.56%) PMI Certification
6 52 (1.35%) Security Cleared
7 29 (0.75%) PMP
8 23 (0.60%) DV Cleared
9 20 (0.52%) SC Cleared
10 19 (0.49%) HND
11 17 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 14 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (0.34%) APMP
15 7 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
16 6 (0.16%) MCP
16 6 (0.16%) IIBA
17 5 (0.13%) CCNA
17 5 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
18 4 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 857 (22.30%) QA
2 56 (1.46%) SLA
3 24 (0.62%) MiFID
4 19 (0.49%) EMIR
5 15 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 14 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
7 12 (0.31%) Basel III
8 4 (0.10%) DO-178B
8 4 (0.10%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.078%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.078%) JTAG
10 2 (0.052%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.026%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.026%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.026%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.026%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 103 (2.68%) Active Directory
2 102 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (1.28%) Docker
4 44 (1.14%) Hyper-V
5 34 (0.88%) Postfix
5 34 (0.88%) XenServer
6 30 (0.78%) Firmware
7 25 (0.65%) Samba
7 25 (0.65%) VMware ESX
8 24 (0.62%) iptables
9 21 (0.55%) VirtualBox
10 15 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (0.31%) Xen
12 10 (0.26%) KVM
13 9 (0.23%) RACF
14 8 (0.21%) XenApp
15 7 (0.18%) HDFS
16 4 (0.10%) XenDesktop
16 4 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
17 3 (0.078%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 241 (6.27%) Puppet
2 195 (5.07%) HP Quality Center
3 147 (3.83%) Opscode Chef
4 119 (3.10%) Nagios
5 58 (1.51%) Ansible
6 51 (1.33%) OpenView
7 43 (1.12%) ZABBIX
7 43 (1.12%) Salt
8 38 (0.99%) SCOM
9 26 (0.68%) Vagrant
10 25 (0.65%) logstash
11 24 (0.62%) Pingdom
12 15 (0.39%) WSUS
13 14 (0.36%) Capistrano
13 14 (0.36%) Tivoli
13 14 (0.36%) Control-M
14 12 (0.31%) HAProxy
15 11 (0.29%) CA Endevor
15 11 (0.29%) SCCM
15 11 (0.29%) Graphite
Vendors
1 568 (14.78%) Oracle
2 466 (12.13%) Microsoft
3 288 (7.49%) Atlassian
4 187 (4.87%) HP
5 162 (4.22%) VMware
6 126 (3.28%) hybris
7 110 (2.86%) Perforce
8 95 (2.47%) Red Hat
9 82 (2.13%) IBM
10 78 (2.03%) Zend
11 72 (1.87%) Google
12 70 (1.82%) SAP
13 67 (1.74%) Citrix
14 58 (1.51%) ATG
15 50 (1.30%) Remedy
16 45 (1.17%) Apple
17 43 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
17 43 (1.12%) Endeca
18 41 (1.07%) Adobe
19 34 (0.88%) TIBCO
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + 30+ days holiday, pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Riding
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pensions + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £42k - 47k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Non contrib Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Candidate Source
Salary: £39,000 - £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £66,000 per annum Fixed Term Contract and Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum bonuses + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: £45000 - £60000 Per Annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday