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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 177 250 305
Rank change year-on-year
+73 +55
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 1824 1183 971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.59% 1.09% 0.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.89% 7.19% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1455 1020 788
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -8.23%

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
18437 16461 17185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.08% 15.22% 14.53%
Number of salaries quoted 15271 14027 14856
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +68 1742 £50,000 +11.11% 222
London +52 1025 £53,500 +7.00% 114
South East +77 325 £43,250 +1.76% 45
City of London +40 282 £54,750 +9.50% 33
Hampshire +47 115 £42,500 -5.55% 11
East of England +26 107 £40,000 - 18
North West +40 93 £35,000 -9.09% 10
Yorkshire -23 83 £40,000 - 20
Portsmouth +16 72 £50,000 -9.09% 4
West Midlands +41 66 £60,000 +66.66% 5
Surrey +24 63 £44,000 -16.19% 12
Cambridgeshire +14 52 £36,250 -9.37% 3
Cambridge +32 51 £37,500 -6.25% 3
East Sussex +14 48 £43,750 +24.11% 3
Brighton +11 46 £41,250 +17.02% 3
Cheshire +13 45 £32,500 -23.52% 4
Birmingham +34 40 £60,000 +71.42% 4
Scotland +3 38 £35,000 -6.66% 8
West Yorkshire -14 38 £41,500 +3.75% 8
Leeds -22 32 £41,500 +3.75% 6
South Yorkshire -16 31 £40,000 -3.61% 5
South West -25 31 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Oxfordshire +17 30 £47,500 +72.72% 8
Berkshire +10 30 £47,500 -13.63% 4
Manchester +7 28 £41,250 +12.24% 5
Hertfordshire +3 25 £47,500 +41.79% 7
Bedfordshire +6 24 £40,000 +13.47% 8
Sheffield -21 24 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Wales +16 23 £30,000 -17.80% 4
Somerset -10 23 £42,500 +21.42% 1

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1373 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
2 1122 (31.92%) Java
3 1061 (30.18%) SQL
4 980 (27.88%) Scrum
5 832 (23.67%) HTML
6 831 (23.64%) JavaScript
7 802 (22.82%) QA
8 791 (22.50%) Finance
9 769 (21.88%) TDD
10 758 (21.56%) Linux
11 709 (20.17%) Git (software)
12 675 (19.20%) Continuous Integration
13 667 (18.98%) Selenium
14 660 (18.78%) Subversion
14 660 (18.78%) CSS
15 630 (17.92%) Jenkins
16 616 (17.52%) .NET
17 606 (17.24%) XML
18 599 (17.04%) SQL Server
19 580 (16.50%) Confluence
20 565 (16.07%) C#
21 554 (15.76%) Windows
22 553 (15.73%) Degree
23 535 (15.22%) Web Services
24 532 (15.14%) E-Commerce
25 495 (14.08%) Project Management
26 472 (13.43%) MySQL
27 445 (12.66%) Microsoft
28 438 (12.46%) BDD
29 432 (12.29%) MVC

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 580 (16.50%) Confluence
2 292 (8.31%) Tomcat
3 252 (7.17%) Apache
4 212 (6.03%) IIS
5 154 (4.38%) CMS
6 139 (3.95%) SharePoint
7 78 (2.22%) WebLogic
8 74 (2.11%) Node.js
9 66 (1.88%) Apache Solr
10 65 (1.85%) WordPress
11 60 (1.71%) Drupal
12 35 (1.00%) nginx
13 32 (0.91%) WebSphere
14 29 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
15 28 (0.80%) Liferay
16 26 (0.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 25 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
18 24 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
18 24 (0.68%) Alfresco
19 18 (0.51%) FileNet
Applications
1 281 (7.99%) MS Excel
2 136 (3.87%) MS Office
3 123 (3.50%) MS Project
4 63 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 34 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
6 27 (0.77%) Photoshop
7 20 (0.57%) Mingle
8 9 (0.26%) InDesign
9 6 (0.17%) InfoPath
9 6 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
9 6 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.11%) SPSS
11 4 (0.11%) Acrobat
11 4 (0.11%) RoboHelp
11 4 (0.11%) FrameMaker
12 3 (0.085%) Maya
13 2 (0.057%) Open Workbench
14 1 (0.028%) CINEMA 4D
14 1 (0.028%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 51 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (1.00%) Dynamics GP
3 30 (0.85%) Magento
4 27 (0.77%) Google Analytics
5 12 (0.34%) Markit EDM
6 10 (0.28%) JDE OneWorld
7 9 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 7 (0.20%) assyst
9 5 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.14%) Sophis RISQUE
9 5 (0.14%) Adaptiv
10 4 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.11%) nopCommerce
10 4 (0.11%) Summit
11 3 (0.085%) Oracle BPM
11 3 (0.085%) Oracle Applications
12 1 (0.028%) Global One
12 1 (0.028%) RMDS
12 1 (0.028%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 136 (3.87%) SaaS
2 124 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
3 91 (2.59%) GitHub
4 64 (1.82%) Basecamp
5 43 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 39 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
7 22 (0.63%) PaaS
8 17 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
9 16 (0.46%) IaaS
10 10 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
10 10 (0.28%) Google Apps
11 7 (0.20%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.17%) Office 365
12 6 (0.17%) Joyent
13 5 (0.14%) Route 53
14 4 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (0.11%) CloudFront
14 4 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
14 4 (0.11%) OpenShift
14 4 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 182 (5.18%) HTTP
2 140 (3.98%) Internet
3 127 (3.61%) TCP/IP
4 102 (2.90%) FTP
5 97 (2.76%) DNS
6 90 (2.56%) Firewall
7 87 (2.48%) LDAP
8 69 (1.96%) SAN
9 66 (1.88%) SMTP
10 52 (1.48%) DHCP
11 44 (1.25%) SSL
12 35 (1.00%) SNMP
13 34 (0.97%) SSH
14 33 (0.94%) VPN
15 27 (0.77%) VoIP
16 26 (0.74%) Wireless
17 24 (0.68%) NAS
18 17 (0.48%) PuTTY
19 16 (0.46%) WAN
20 14 (0.40%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 599 (17.04%) SQL Server
2 472 (13.43%) MySQL
3 143 (4.07%) MongoDB
4 139 (3.95%) Relational Database
5 115 (3.27%) Oracle Database
6 103 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 85 (2.42%) NoSQL
7 85 (2.42%) RavenDB
8 81 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 80 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
9 80 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 79 (2.25%) RDBMS
11 59 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
12 49 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
13 45 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 44 (1.25%) DB2
15 39 (1.11%) Big Data
16 38 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
17 27 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
18 24 (0.68%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 709 (20.17%) Git (software)
2 667 (18.98%) Selenium
3 660 (18.78%) Subversion
4 630 (17.92%) Jenkins
5 344 (9.79%) Cucumber
6 302 (8.59%) Maven
7 251 (7.14%) TeamCity
8 228 (6.49%) JUnit
9 226 (6.43%) WebDriver
10 214 (6.09%) Hudson
11 181 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
12 168 (4.78%) Bugzilla
13 164 (4.67%) NUnit
14 159 (4.52%) Ant
15 153 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 152 (4.32%) Eclipse
17 135 (3.84%) QuickTest Pro
18 109 (3.10%) WATIR
19 102 (2.90%) ReSharper
20 98 (2.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 791 (22.50%) Finance
2 304 (8.65%) Retail
3 205 (5.83%) Games
4 196 (5.58%) Banking
5 179 (5.09%) Marketing
6 128 (3.64%) Telecoms
7 88 (2.50%) Investment Banking
8 86 (2.45%) Back Office
9 73 (2.08%) Advertising
10 62 (1.76%) Publishing
11 55 (1.56%) Financial Institution
12 49 (1.39%) Front Office
13 40 (1.14%) Electronics
14 34 (0.97%) Billing
15 27 (0.77%) Legal
16 21 (0.60%) Manufacturing
17 14 (0.40%) Law
18 12 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
19 8 (0.23%) French Language
20 7 (0.20%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 1135 (32.29%) Developer
2 577 (16.42%) Analyst
3 317 (9.02%) Java Developer
4 287 (8.17%) Project Manager
5 268 (7.62%) Test Analyst
6 245 (6.97%) Senior Developer
7 236 (6.71%) Tester
8 219 (6.23%) QA Engineer
9 178 (5.06%) Business Analyst
10 147 (4.18%) .NET Developer
11 146 (4.15%) Test Engineer
12 145 (4.13%) Software Engineer
13 125 (3.56%) Web Developer
14 105 (2.99%) Systems Administrator
15 104 (2.96%) DevOps Engineer
16 99 (2.82%) Administrator
17 88 (2.50%) Test Manager
17 88 (2.50%) QA Tester
18 81 (2.30%) Software Developer
19 80 (2.28%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 832 (23.67%) HTML
2 660 (18.78%) CSS
3 616 (17.52%) .NET
4 606 (17.24%) XML
5 535 (15.22%) Web Services
6 391 (11.12%) jQuery
7 340 (9.67%) ASP.NET
8 306 (8.71%) Spring
9 272 (7.74%) HTML5
10 246 (7.00%) Ajax
11 227 (6.46%) JSON
12 220 (6.26%) SOAP
13 209 (5.95%) REST
14 194 (5.52%) J2EE
15 187 (5.32%) ASP.NET MVC
16 177 (5.04%) RESTful
17 173 (4.92%) .NET Framework
18 145 (4.13%) Hibernate
19 134 (3.81%) LAMP
19 134 (3.81%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 285 (8.11%) Open Source
2 277 (7.88%) Computer Science
3 266 (7.57%) Mobile App
4 93 (2.65%) Social Media
5 87 (2.48%) Derivative
6 80 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
7 75 (2.13%) Mathematics
8 68 (1.93%) N-Tier
9 66 (1.88%) Equities
10 63 (1.79%) Client/Server
11 61 (1.74%) Management Information System
12 45 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 44 (1.25%) Fixed Income
14 43 (1.22%) Blackberry
15 36 (1.02%) Replication
15 36 (1.02%) Physics
16 31 (0.88%) Wiki
17 26 (0.74%) Online Games
17 26 (0.74%) EFT
17 26 (0.74%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 758 (21.56%) Linux
2 554 (15.76%) Windows
3 364 (10.36%) UNIX
4 219 (6.23%) Apple iOS
5 217 (6.17%) Android
6 102 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 81 (2.30%) Ubuntu
8 72 (2.05%) Debian
9 51 (1.45%) Solaris
10 49 (1.39%) CentOS
11 45 (1.28%) Mac OS X
12 41 (1.17%) Windows 8
13 38 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
14 28 (0.80%) Windows 7
15 16 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
16 13 (0.37%) Windows Phone
17 12 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
17 12 (0.34%) Fedora
18 9 (0.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1373 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
2 980 (27.88%) Scrum
3 769 (21.88%) TDD
4 675 (19.20%) Continuous Integration
5 532 (15.14%) E-Commerce
6 495 (14.08%) Project Management
7 438 (12.46%) BDD
8 432 (12.29%) MVC
9 425 (12.09%) OO
10 371 (10.55%) Test Scripting
11 354 (10.07%) Software Engineering
12 348 (9.90%) Automated Testing
13 342 (9.73%) Test Automation
14 289 (8.22%) Unit Testing
15 267 (7.60%) DevOps
16 237 (6.74%) Software Testing
17 215 (6.12%) Kanban
18 214 (6.09%) SOA
19 210 (5.97%) User Stories
20 200 (5.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1122 (31.92%) Java
2 1061 (30.18%) SQL
3 831 (23.64%) JavaScript
4 565 (16.07%) C#
5 374 (10.64%) PHP
6 292 (8.31%) Ruby
7 280 (7.97%) Python
8 201 (5.72%) Perl
9 197 (5.60%) Bash Shell
10 184 (5.23%) C++
11 147 (4.18%) VB.NET
12 108 (3.07%) Groovy
13 102 (2.90%) C
14 97 (2.76%) Scala
15 87 (2.48%) Shell Script
16 69 (1.96%) Objective-C
17 59 (1.68%) VB
17 59 (1.68%) PL/SQL
18 42 (1.19%) T-SQL
19 40 (1.14%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 553 (15.73%) Degree
2 244 (6.94%) ISEB
3 188 (5.35%) ISTQB
4 111 (3.16%) Security Cleared
5 81 (2.30%) SC Cleared
6 49 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 37 (1.05%) PMI Certification
8 28 (0.80%) PMP
9 21 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 16 (0.46%) CCNA
13 10 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (0.26%) RHCE
14 9 (0.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 6 (0.17%) MCTS
16 4 (0.11%) MBCS
16 4 (0.11%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
16 4 (0.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 4 (0.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 802 (22.82%) QA
2 45 (1.28%) SLA
3 12 (0.34%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.23%) JTAG
5 6 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.14%) Basel III
7 4 (0.11%) COREP
8 3 (0.085%) COBIT
8 3 (0.085%) MiFID
8 3 (0.085%) WCAG
9 2 (0.057%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.057%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.057%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 2 (0.057%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.028%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.028%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.028%) EMIR
10 1 (0.028%) WAI
10 1 (0.028%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 76 (2.16%) Active Directory
2 51 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (0.91%) Postfix
4 31 (0.88%) VirtualBox
5 29 (0.83%) Varnish
6 28 (0.80%) NFS
7 21 (0.60%) Samba
8 18 (0.51%) HDFS
9 17 (0.48%) KVM
10 13 (0.37%) Xen
11 10 (0.28%) XenServer
12 8 (0.23%) vSphere
13 6 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (0.14%) Docker
15 4 (0.11%) Squid
15 4 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 4 (0.11%) Hyper-V
16 2 (0.057%) Sendmail
16 2 (0.057%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 213 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
2 139 (3.95%) Puppet
3 94 (2.67%) Nagios
4 88 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
5 43 (1.22%) OpenView
6 37 (1.05%) Vagrant
7 35 (1.00%) SCOM
8 20 (0.57%) ZABBIX
9 18 (0.51%) Tivoli
10 16 (0.46%) Control-M
11 14 (0.40%) HAProxy
12 13 (0.37%) Salt
13 12 (0.34%) SCCM
14 11 (0.31%) Ansible
15 10 (0.28%) Cacti
16 9 (0.26%) Capistrano
16 9 (0.26%) Rsyslog
17 8 (0.23%) logstash
18 7 (0.20%) Zenoss
19 6 (0.17%) Opsview
Vendors
1 445 (12.66%) Microsoft
2 411 (11.69%) Oracle
3 208 (5.92%) Atlassian
4 199 (5.66%) HP
5 124 (3.53%) VMware
6 115 (3.27%) Adobe
7 110 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
8 106 (3.02%) Red Hat
9 103 (2.93%) Endeca
10 85 (2.42%) JBoss
10 85 (2.42%) Google
11 84 (2.39%) RedPrairie
12 83 (2.36%) hybris
13 81 (2.30%) IBM
14 80 (2.28%) Zend
15 69 (1.96%) Perforce
16 49 (1.39%) Remedy
17 47 (1.34%) Sencha
18 41 (1.17%) Twitter
19 39 (1.11%) Cisco
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £90000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
Gold Group
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
Gold Group
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Gold Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Energy Auditing Agency Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Cont.Pension/22 days holiday rising
Posted: 7 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Gold Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago