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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 177 262 326
Rank change year-on-year
+85 +64
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 1895 1140 922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.66% 1.07% 0.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.36% 7.06% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1502 978 748
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 £30,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -6.66%

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
18292 16147 17004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.03% 15.16% 14.48%
Number of salaries quoted 15079 13732 14675
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +86 1800 £47,500 +5.55% 209
London +64 983 £52,500 +5.00% 96
South East +94 365 £42,500 - 53
City of London +50 265 £54,500 +9.00% 24
Hampshire +48 138 £42,500 -5.55% 18
East of England +53 123 £40,000 +9.58% 11
Yorkshire +9 103 £40,000 - 20
North West +21 92 £35,000 -9.09% 10
Portsmouth +16 81 £50,000 -9.09% 6
West Midlands +40 79 £60,000 +66.66% 3
Surrey +11 65 £50,000 -4.76% 17
Birmingham +42 54 £60,000 +71.42% 2
East Sussex +27 52 £40,000 +5.96% 3
Brighton +28 49 £40,000 +5.96% 3
Scotland -1 46 £38,500 -3.75% 4
Cheshire -4 46 £33,750 -20.58% 1
West Yorkshire +6 43 £40,500 +1.25% 9
Bedfordshire +20 41 £38,750 +6.16% 2
Hertfordshire +15 38 £57,500 +76.92% 5
Cambridgeshire +12 36 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Cambridge +21 35 £35,000 -12.50% 1
South Yorkshire -12 35 £40,000 -3.61% 3
Leeds -11 34 £41,500 +3.75% 6
Luton - 31 - - 2
Oxfordshire +18 30 £50,000 +81.81% 4
Manchester +1 30 £40,000 +3.89% 8
Sheffield -10 30 £40,000 -5.88% 3
East Midlands +7 29 £38,750 +19.23% 4
South West -54 29 £42,500 +25.00% 8
Berkshire 0 27 £47,500 -9.52% 4

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 2292 (64.42%) Agile Software Development
2 1124 (31.59%) Java
3 1056 (29.68%) SQL
4 1010 (28.39%) Scrum
5 874 (24.56%) JavaScript
6 861 (24.20%) HTML
7 818 (22.99%) TDD
8 816 (22.93%) QA
9 803 (22.57%) Finance
10 784 (22.03%) Git (software)
11 743 (20.88%) Linux
12 719 (20.21%) Continuous Integration
13 693 (19.48%) CSS
14 691 (19.42%) Selenium
15 641 (18.02%) Jenkins
16 635 (17.85%) Subversion
17 622 (17.48%) .NET
18 602 (16.92%) SQL Server
19 598 (16.81%) XML
20 581 (16.33%) Confluence
21 568 (15.96%) C#
22 548 (15.40%) Degree
23 544 (15.29%) E-Commerce
24 534 (15.01%) Windows
25 525 (14.76%) Web Services
26 508 (14.28%) Project Management
27 491 (13.80%) BDD
28 483 (13.58%) MySQL
29 463 (13.01%) jQuery
30 460 (12.93%) MVC

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 581 (16.33%) Confluence
2 277 (7.79%) Tomcat
3 239 (6.72%) Apache
4 194 (5.45%) IIS
5 154 (4.33%) CMS
6 132 (3.71%) SharePoint
7 103 (2.89%) WebLogic
8 70 (1.97%) Node.js
9 64 (1.80%) WordPress
10 61 (1.71%) Apache Solr
11 48 (1.35%) Drupal
12 36 (1.01%) WebSphere
13 34 (0.96%) nginx
14 28 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
15 23 (0.65%) Umbraco
16 21 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
17 20 (0.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 20 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
17 20 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 19 (0.53%) Liferay
Applications
1 279 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 136 (3.82%) MS Office
3 125 (3.51%) MS Project
4 53 (1.49%) MS Visio
5 30 (0.84%) Photoshop
6 27 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
7 19 (0.53%) Mingle
8 9 (0.25%) InDesign
9 8 (0.22%) InfoPath
10 6 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
11 4 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.11%) SPSS
12 3 (0.084%) Maya
13 2 (0.056%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.056%) RoboHelp
13 2 (0.056%) FrameMaker
13 2 (0.056%) Open Workbench
13 2 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
14 1 (0.028%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 37 (1.04%) Dynamics GP
2 36 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 31 (0.87%) Magento
4 25 (0.70%) Google Analytics
5 10 (0.28%) Markit EDM
6 9 (0.25%) JDE OneWorld
7 8 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 7 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.14%) Summit
9 5 (0.14%) Sophis RISQUE
9 5 (0.14%) Adaptiv
10 4 (0.11%) assyst
10 4 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.11%) nopCommerce
10 4 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
11 3 (0.084%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (0.084%) RMDS
12 1 (0.028%) PeopleSoft HRMS
12 1 (0.028%) WebTrends
12 1 (0.028%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 137 (3.85%) SaaS
2 130 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
3 77 (2.16%) GitHub
4 72 (2.02%) Basecamp
5 48 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
6 33 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (0.45%) PaaS
9 10 (0.28%) Google Apps
9 10 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
10 9 (0.25%) IaaS
11 8 (0.22%) Route 53
11 8 (0.22%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.17%) Trello
13 5 (0.14%) Joyent
14 4 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (0.11%) CloudFront
14 4 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
14 4 (0.11%) OpenShift
15 3 (0.084%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 162 (4.55%) HTTP
2 125 (3.51%) Internet
3 112 (3.15%) TCP/IP
4 97 (2.73%) FTP
5 93 (2.61%) Firewall
6 89 (2.50%) LDAP
7 81 (2.28%) DNS
8 66 (1.85%) SAN
9 54 (1.52%) SMTP
10 41 (1.15%) SSL
11 40 (1.12%) DHCP
12 36 (1.01%) SNMP
13 34 (0.96%) SSH
14 30 (0.84%) VPN
15 27 (0.76%) VoIP
16 26 (0.73%) NAS
17 20 (0.56%) PuTTY
17 20 (0.56%) WAN
18 18 (0.51%) LAN
19 17 (0.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 602 (16.92%) SQL Server
2 483 (13.58%) MySQL
3 142 (3.99%) MongoDB
4 138 (3.88%) Relational Database
5 117 (3.29%) Oracle Database
6 97 (2.73%) RavenDB
7 94 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
8 91 (2.56%) NoSQL
9 90 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 77 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 71 (2.00%) RDBMS
12 69 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
13 58 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
14 53 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
15 46 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 41 (1.15%) DB2
17 37 (1.04%) Big Data
18 35 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
19 32 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
20 22 (0.62%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 784 (22.03%) Git (software)
2 691 (19.42%) Selenium
3 641 (18.02%) Jenkins
4 635 (17.85%) Subversion
5 380 (10.68%) Cucumber
6 314 (8.83%) Maven
7 306 (8.60%) TeamCity
8 255 (7.17%) WebDriver
9 239 (6.72%) JUnit
10 213 (5.99%) Hudson
11 209 (5.87%) Team Foundation Server
12 182 (5.12%) Ant
13 170 (4.78%) NUnit
14 160 (4.50%) Bugzilla
15 157 (4.41%) Eclipse
16 155 (4.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 146 (4.10%) QuickTest Pro
18 126 (3.54%) WATIR
19 111 (3.12%) Rhino Mocks
20 108 (3.04%) ReSharper
General
1 803 (22.57%) Finance
2 312 (8.77%) Retail
3 203 (5.71%) Banking
3 203 (5.71%) Games
4 184 (5.17%) Marketing
5 129 (3.63%) Telecoms
6 92 (2.59%) Back Office
7 88 (2.47%) Investment Banking
8 58 (1.63%) Advertising
9 50 (1.41%) Front Office
10 49 (1.38%) Financial Institution
11 48 (1.35%) Publishing
12 44 (1.24%) Electronics
13 36 (1.01%) Billing
14 28 (0.79%) Legal
15 14 (0.39%) Manufacturing
16 11 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (0.28%) Automotive
18 9 (0.25%) Law
19 8 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1169 (32.86%) Developer
2 562 (15.80%) Analyst
3 317 (8.91%) Java Developer
4 286 (8.04%) Project Manager
5 270 (7.59%) Test Analyst
6 256 (7.20%) Senior Developer
7 233 (6.55%) Tester
8 225 (6.32%) QA Engineer
9 173 (4.86%) Business Analyst
10 167 (4.69%) .NET Developer
11 147 (4.13%) Software Engineer
12 143 (4.02%) Test Engineer
13 134 (3.77%) Web Developer
14 105 (2.95%) Systems Administrator
15 96 (2.70%) Administrator
16 93 (2.61%) DevOps Engineer
17 91 (2.56%) QA Tester
18 81 (2.28%) Software Developer
19 79 (2.22%) Senior Java Developer
20 78 (2.19%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 861 (24.20%) HTML
2 693 (19.48%) CSS
3 622 (17.48%) .NET
4 598 (16.81%) XML
5 525 (14.76%) Web Services
6 463 (13.01%) jQuery
7 370 (10.40%) ASP.NET
8 312 (8.77%) Spring
9 297 (8.35%) HTML5
10 255 (7.17%) Ajax
11 221 (6.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 221 (6.21%) JSON
12 214 (6.01%) SOAP
13 202 (5.68%) REST
14 196 (5.51%) J2EE
15 188 (5.28%) .NET Framework
15 188 (5.28%) RESTful
16 164 (4.61%) CSS3
17 144 (4.05%) AngularJS
17 144 (4.05%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 287 (8.07%) Open Source
2 283 (7.95%) Computer Science
3 267 (7.50%) User Experience
4 257 (7.22%) Mobile App
5 233 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
6 103 (2.89%) Social Media
7 83 (2.33%) Derivative
7 83 (2.33%) Mathematics
8 73 (2.05%) N-Tier
9 67 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
10 62 (1.74%) Equities
11 59 (1.66%) Client/Server
12 55 (1.55%) Management Information System
13 46 (1.29%) Blackberry
14 45 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 44 (1.24%) Fixed Income
16 39 (1.10%) Replication
17 38 (1.07%) Physics
18 25 (0.70%) Video on Demand
19 24 (0.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 743 (20.88%) Linux
2 534 (15.01%) Windows
3 346 (9.72%) UNIX
4 211 (5.93%) Apple iOS
5 202 (5.68%) Android
6 107 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 74 (2.08%) Ubuntu
8 64 (1.80%) Debian
9 58 (1.63%) CentOS
10 45 (1.26%) Windows 8
11 42 (1.18%) Solaris
12 41 (1.15%) Mac OS X
13 33 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
14 22 (0.62%) Windows 7
15 17 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (0.37%) Windows Phone
17 12 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
17 12 (0.34%) Fedora
18 11 (0.31%) Mac OS
19 9 (0.25%) SVR4
Processes & Methodologies
1 2292 (64.42%) Agile Software Development
2 1010 (28.39%) Scrum
3 818 (22.99%) TDD
4 719 (20.21%) Continuous Integration
5 544 (15.29%) E-Commerce
6 508 (14.28%) Project Management
7 491 (13.80%) BDD
8 460 (12.93%) MVC
9 443 (12.45%) OO
10 389 (10.93%) Test Scripting
11 368 (10.34%) Software Engineering
12 361 (10.15%) Test Automation
13 355 (9.98%) Automated Testing
14 316 (8.88%) Mentoring
15 289 (8.12%) Unit Testing
16 262 (7.36%) DevOps
17 244 (6.86%) Software Testing
18 226 (6.35%) Kanban
19 224 (6.30%) User Stories
20 223 (6.27%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1124 (31.59%) Java
2 1056 (29.68%) SQL
3 874 (24.56%) JavaScript
4 568 (15.96%) C#
5 391 (10.99%) PHP
6 331 (9.30%) Ruby
7 266 (7.48%) Python
8 211 (5.93%) Bash Shell
9 186 (5.23%) Perl
10 170 (4.78%) C++
11 150 (4.22%) VB.NET
12 100 (2.81%) C
13 87 (2.45%) Scala
14 86 (2.42%) Shell Script
15 84 (2.36%) Groovy
16 67 (1.88%) Objective-C
17 63 (1.77%) PL/SQL
18 49 (1.38%) VB
19 45 (1.26%) T-SQL
20 39 (1.10%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 548 (15.40%) Degree
2 241 (6.77%) ISEB
3 191 (5.37%) ISTQB
4 126 (3.54%) Security Cleared
5 102 (2.87%) SC Cleared
6 52 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 33 (0.93%) PMI Certification
8 26 (0.73%) PMP
9 25 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (0.48%) CCNA
12 11 (0.31%) CCNP
12 11 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (0.22%) CISSP
13 8 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 7 (0.20%) CCIE
14 7 (0.20%) CCSP
14 7 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (0.20%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (0.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 816 (22.93%) QA
2 44 (1.24%) SLA
3 11 (0.31%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.17%) JTAG
5 5 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.11%) COREP
7 3 (0.084%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.084%) WCAG
7 3 (0.084%) COBIT
7 3 (0.084%) Basel III
7 3 (0.084%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.056%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.028%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.028%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.028%) EMIR
9 1 (0.028%) MiFID
9 1 (0.028%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.028%) WAI
System Software
1 78 (2.19%) Active Directory
2 58 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (0.96%) Postfix
4 32 (0.90%) VirtualBox
5 25 (0.70%) NFS
6 24 (0.67%) Samba
7 23 (0.65%) Varnish
8 18 (0.51%) HDFS
9 13 (0.37%) KVM
10 11 (0.31%) vSphere
11 10 (0.28%) XenServer
11 10 (0.28%) Xen
12 7 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 6 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (0.14%) Hyper-V
14 5 (0.14%) Docker
15 4 (0.11%) Squid
16 2 (0.056%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 1 (0.028%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 219 (6.16%) HP Quality Center
2 146 (4.10%) Puppet
3 95 (2.67%) Nagios
4 92 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
5 45 (1.26%) OpenView
6 42 (1.18%) Vagrant
7 37 (1.04%) SCOM
8 22 (0.62%) ZABBIX
9 21 (0.59%) logstash
10 16 (0.45%) Control-M
10 16 (0.45%) Tivoli
11 14 (0.39%) Ansible
12 12 (0.34%) HAProxy
13 11 (0.31%) Salt
14 10 (0.28%) Cacti
14 10 (0.28%) Opsview
15 9 (0.25%) Capistrano
15 9 (0.25%) Zenoss
16 8 (0.22%) NetBackup
17 7 (0.20%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 433 (12.17%) Microsoft
2 411 (11.55%) Oracle
3 204 (5.73%) Atlassian
4 201 (5.65%) HP
5 128 (3.60%) VMware
6 119 (3.34%) Adobe
6 119 (3.34%) Endeca
7 114 (3.20%) Salesforce.com
8 113 (3.18%) Red Hat
9 97 (2.73%) Zend
10 96 (2.70%) RedPrairie
11 79 (2.22%) IBM
12 75 (2.11%) JBoss
12 75 (2.11%) Google
13 74 (2.08%) hybris
14 66 (1.85%) Perforce
15 53 (1.49%) Remedy
16 48 (1.35%) Sencha
17 39 (1.10%) Cisco
18 34 (0.96%) Twitter
Woking, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hampshire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: 6 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 7 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 9 hours ago
South West London
Nuepc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Competitive Salary + Bonus, benefits and training
Posted: 12 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
ARM Technology
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000+ PA depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% bonus + much more
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
Gold Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday