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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 185 241 252
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +11
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 1700 1204 1203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.63% 1.15% 1.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.13% 7.26% 7.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1349 951 1014
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 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
16790 16583 16887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.12% 15.90% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14232 13622 14732
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 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +66 1627 £47,500 +3.26% 247
London +47 851 £55,000 +10.00% 120
South East +10 310 £45,000 +4.65% 46
City of London +15 174 £55,000 +10.00% 29
North West +71 115 £38,000 -10.58% 15
Yorkshire +46 103 £40,000 +6.66% 17
East of England +42 102 £45,000 +20.00% 10
South West +38 78 £40,000 -15.78% 20
Hampshire -6 66 £41,000 -3.52% 13
Manchester +42 65 £38,000 -1.93% 7
Surrey +20 59 £50,000 +42.85% 6
Berkshire -17 55 £47,500 -17.39% 6
West Midlands +30 50 £32,500 -25.71% 6
Cheshire +32 46 £40,000 -5.88% 7
West Yorkshire +10 42 £40,500 -4.70% 9
Leeds +27 39 £40,750 -6.32% 7
Cambridgeshire +26 38 £43,000 +4.24% 3
Bristol +23 38 £37,500 -21.05% 13
Cambridge +24 33 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Oxfordshire +6 33 £35,000 -6.66% 9
Hertfordshire +5 32 £52,500 +61.53% 2
South Yorkshire +21 31 £40,000 -11.11% 3
East Sussex -8 30 £55,000 +48.64% 2
Scotland -13 29 £40,000 -5.88% 10
North Yorkshire +30 28 £30,000 -11.76% 5
York +35 27 £30,000 -20.00% 3
Brighton -3 27 £52,500 +27.27% 1
Portsmouth +6 26 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Reading +14 25 £51,250 +28.12% 3
Kent +23 24 £32,500 +8.33% 4

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 2314 (64.73%) Agile Software Development
2 1264 (35.36%) Java
3 1155 (32.31%) SQL
4 976 (27.30%) JavaScript
5 952 (26.63%) Scrum
6 938 (26.24%) Git (software)
7 893 (24.98%) HTML
8 828 (23.16%) TDD
9 816 (22.83%) QA
10 768 (21.48%) Finance
11 743 (20.78%) Continuous Integration
12 722 (20.20%) CSS
13 709 (19.83%) Linux
14 706 (19.75%) Selenium
15 650 (18.18%) Jenkins
16 611 (17.09%) Subversion
17 592 (16.56%) XML
18 578 (16.17%) .NET
19 567 (15.86%) C#
20 560 (15.66%) SQL Server
21 552 (15.44%) jQuery
22 546 (15.27%) Degree
23 542 (15.16%) MySQL
24 539 (15.08%) Windows
25 528 (14.77%) BDD
26 525 (14.69%) Confluence
26 525 (14.69%) E-Commerce
27 514 (14.38%) MVC
28 512 (14.32%) Web Services
29 474 (13.26%) Oracle

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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
1 525 (14.69%) Confluence
2 269 (7.52%) Tomcat
3 238 (6.66%) Apache
4 182 (5.09%) CMS
5 175 (4.90%) WebLogic
6 164 (4.59%) IIS
7 115 (3.22%) SharePoint
8 108 (3.02%) JBoss
9 77 (2.15%) WebSphere
10 64 (1.79%) Node.js
11 56 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 54 (1.51%) Apache Solr
13 48 (1.34%) WordPress
14 46 (1.29%) nginx
15 40 (1.12%) Drupal
16 37 (1.03%) MQSeries
17 32 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
18 24 (0.67%) Umbraco
19 23 (0.64%) Oracle Service Bus
20 22 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 308 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 129 (3.61%) MS Office
3 100 (2.80%) MS Project
4 38 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 34 (0.95%) Photoshop
6 22 (0.62%) Mingle
7 20 (0.56%) InfoPath
8 17 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
9 16 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 12 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
11 9 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
12 7 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
13 6 (0.17%) HipChat
14 3 (0.084%) Fireworks
15 2 (0.056%) Open Workbench
15 2 (0.056%) RoboHelp
15 2 (0.056%) Maya
16 1 (0.028%) FrameMaker
16 1 (0.028%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 42 (1.17%) Google Analytics
2 37 (1.03%) Magento
3 36 (1.01%) Dynamics GP
4 30 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
5 16 (0.45%) Sophis RISQUE
6 8 (0.22%) Summit
7 3 (0.084%) RMDS
7 3 (0.084%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.084%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.056%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.056%) Fredhopper
8 2 (0.056%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.056%) Adaptiv
8 2 (0.056%) Endur
8 2 (0.056%) Findur
8 2 (0.056%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.056%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.028%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.028%) Tridion
9 1 (0.028%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 140 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 114 (3.19%) SaaS
3 91 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 62 (1.73%) GitHub
5 42 (1.17%) Basecamp
6 26 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
7 20 (0.56%) PaaS
8 19 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
9 16 (0.45%) Amazon S3
10 15 (0.42%) OpenShift
11 9 (0.25%) IaaS
12 8 (0.22%) Trello
12 8 (0.22%) Route 53
13 7 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
14 5 (0.14%) Office 365
15 4 (0.11%) LucidChart
16 2 (0.056%) CloudFront
17 1 (0.028%) Rackspace Cloud
17 1 (0.028%) Heroku
17 1 (0.028%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 122 (3.41%) HTTP
2 121 (3.38%) Internet
3 89 (2.49%) Firewall
4 71 (1.99%) FTP
5 68 (1.90%) TCP/IP
6 58 (1.62%) DNS
7 54 (1.51%) LDAP
8 53 (1.48%) SAN
9 43 (1.20%) SSH
10 36 (1.01%) SSL
11 34 (0.95%) WAN
12 32 (0.90%) LAN
13 24 (0.67%) VPN
14 23 (0.64%) Network Security
14 23 (0.64%) PuTTY
15 21 (0.59%) WinSCP
16 20 (0.56%) DHCP
16 20 (0.56%) BGP
17 18 (0.50%) Wireshark
17 18 (0.50%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 560 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 542 (15.16%) MySQL
3 142 (3.97%) MongoDB
4 137 (3.83%) Oracle Database
5 135 (3.78%) NoSQL
6 131 (3.66%) Relational Database
7 99 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
8 85 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 74 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 72 (2.01%) Oracle Reports
11 65 (1.82%) Big Data
12 63 (1.76%) RavenDB
13 60 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
14 56 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 54 (1.51%) RDBMS
16 52 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
17 48 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
18 41 (1.15%) Redis
19 36 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
20 32 (0.90%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 938 (26.24%) Git (software)
2 706 (19.75%) Selenium
3 650 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 611 (17.09%) Subversion
5 363 (10.15%) Cucumber
6 346 (9.68%) TeamCity
7 344 (9.62%) Maven
8 329 (9.20%) JUnit
9 294 (8.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 286 (8.00%) Ant
11 278 (7.78%) WebDriver
12 206 (5.76%) Bugzilla
13 190 (5.31%) Hudson
14 167 (4.67%) JMeter
15 162 (4.53%) Eclipse
16 154 (4.31%) Visual Studio
17 148 (4.14%) NUnit
18 139 (3.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 131 (3.66%) QuickTest Pro
20 84 (2.35%) WATIR
General
1 768 (21.48%) Finance
2 274 (7.66%) Retail
3 238 (6.66%) Banking
4 160 (4.48%) Marketing
5 148 (4.14%) Games
6 125 (3.50%) Telecoms
7 80 (2.24%) Back Office
8 74 (2.07%) Publishing
9 69 (1.93%) Investment Banking
10 48 (1.34%) Advertising
11 44 (1.23%) Front Office
12 31 (0.87%) Billing
12 31 (0.87%) Legal
13 25 (0.70%) Automotive
14 20 (0.56%) Retail Banking
14 20 (0.56%) Electronics
14 20 (0.56%) Financial Institution
15 14 (0.39%) Online Betting
16 11 (0.31%) Aerospace
16 11 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1121 (31.36%) Developer
2 558 (15.61%) Analyst
3 305 (8.53%) Test Analyst
4 297 (8.31%) Java Developer
5 284 (7.94%) Senior Developer
6 261 (7.30%) Tester
7 208 (5.82%) Project Manager
8 186 (5.20%) Software Engineer
9 168 (4.70%) .NET Developer
10 155 (4.34%) Test Engineer
11 154 (4.31%) Business Analyst
12 143 (4.00%) QA Engineer
13 118 (3.30%) Web Developer
14 116 (3.24%) PHP Developer
15 113 (3.16%) Test Manager
16 106 (2.97%) Software Developer
17 101 (2.83%) Junior
18 92 (2.57%) C# Developer
19 90 (2.52%) Architect
20 84 (2.35%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 893 (24.98%) HTML
2 722 (20.20%) CSS
3 592 (16.56%) XML
4 578 (16.17%) .NET
5 552 (15.44%) jQuery
6 512 (14.32%) Web Services
7 357 (9.99%) Spring
8 327 (9.15%) ASP.NET
9 315 (8.81%) HTML5
10 269 (7.52%) Ajax
11 263 (7.36%) J2EE
12 225 (6.29%) JSON
13 217 (6.07%) AngularJS
14 212 (5.93%) RESTful
15 209 (5.85%) CSS3
16 203 (5.68%) ASP.NET MVC
17 192 (5.37%) SOAP
18 190 (5.31%) REST
19 189 (5.29%) .NET Framework
20 161 (4.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 349 (9.76%) Computer Science
2 272 (7.61%) User Experience
3 260 (7.27%) Open Source
4 258 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
5 222 (6.21%) Mobile App
6 86 (2.41%) Management Information System
7 76 (2.13%) Mathematics
8 75 (2.10%) Social Media
9 68 (1.90%) iPad
10 62 (1.73%) Client/Server
11 61 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
12 57 (1.59%) N-Tier
13 42 (1.17%) Clustering
14 41 (1.15%) Wiki
15 38 (1.06%) Data Integration
16 35 (0.98%) Blackberry
17 32 (0.90%) Derivative
17 32 (0.90%) Statistics
18 31 (0.87%) Equities
19 30 (0.84%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 709 (19.83%) Linux
2 539 (15.08%) Windows
3 314 (8.78%) UNIX
4 246 (6.88%) Android
5 229 (6.41%) Apple iOS
6 74 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 73 (2.04%) CentOS
8 60 (1.68%) Ubuntu
9 55 (1.54%) Windows 8
10 28 (0.78%) Debian
11 26 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 23 (0.64%) Windows 7
13 21 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (0.48%) Mac OS
15 14 (0.39%) Windows Phone
15 14 (0.39%) Mac OS X
16 12 (0.34%) Solaris
17 10 (0.28%) AIX
17 10 (0.28%) Windows NT
18 8 (0.22%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2314 (64.73%) Agile Software Development
2 952 (26.63%) Scrum
3 828 (23.16%) TDD
4 743 (20.78%) Continuous Integration
5 528 (14.77%) BDD
6 525 (14.69%) E-Commerce
7 514 (14.38%) MVC
8 425 (11.89%) Project Management
9 420 (11.75%) Software Engineering
10 385 (10.77%) OO
11 362 (10.13%) Test Automation
12 352 (9.85%) Test Scripting
13 329 (9.20%) Mentoring
14 326 (9.12%) Automated Testing
15 259 (7.24%) Unit Testing
16 248 (6.94%) DevOps
17 247 (6.91%) Software Testing
18 233 (6.52%) SOA
19 221 (6.18%) User Stories
20 220 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1264 (35.36%) Java
2 1155 (32.31%) SQL
3 976 (27.30%) JavaScript
4 567 (15.86%) C#
5 416 (11.64%) PHP
6 328 (9.17%) Ruby
7 280 (7.83%) Python
8 192 (5.37%) Bash Shell
9 166 (4.64%) C++
10 165 (4.62%) Perl
11 121 (3.38%) C
12 108 (3.02%) Shell Script
13 104 (2.91%) PL/SQL
14 102 (2.85%) VB.NET
15 79 (2.21%) Objective-C
16 72 (2.01%) Groovy
17 71 (1.99%) T-SQL
18 61 (1.71%) PowerShell
19 51 (1.43%) PHP5
20 41 (1.15%) Scala
Qualifications
1 546 (15.27%) Degree
2 255 (7.13%) ISEB
3 205 (5.73%) ISTQB
4 155 (4.34%) Security Cleared
5 126 (3.52%) SC Cleared
6 62 (1.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 25 (0.70%) PMI Certification
8 20 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (0.45%) HND
11 15 (0.42%) PMP
12 13 (0.36%) CISSP
13 12 (0.34%) CCNP
13 12 (0.34%) CCNA
14 11 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
16 9 (0.25%) DV Cleared
16 9 (0.25%) IIBA
17 8 (0.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
17 8 (0.22%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 816 (22.83%) QA
2 59 (1.65%) SLA
3 17 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (0.42%) MiFID
4 15 (0.42%) EMIR
5 12 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
5 12 (0.34%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.28%) Basel III
7 6 (0.17%) JTAG
7 6 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.11%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.084%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.084%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.084%) COBIT
9 3 (0.084%) WAI
9 3 (0.084%) SNOMED CT
10 2 (0.056%) DO-178B
System Software
1 102 (2.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 84 (2.35%) Active Directory
3 23 (0.64%) Postfix
4 22 (0.62%) vSphere
5 19 (0.53%) Samba
6 14 (0.39%) Docker
6 14 (0.39%) Hyper-V
6 14 (0.39%) XenServer
7 12 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 11 (0.31%) Xen
9 9 (0.25%) Firmware
10 8 (0.22%) Varnish
10 8 (0.22%) VirtualBox
11 7 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 5 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.14%) Cygwin
12 5 (0.14%) KVM
13 4 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.11%) NFS
14 2 (0.056%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 235 (6.57%) HP Quality Center
2 180 (5.03%) Puppet
3 146 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
4 103 (2.88%) Nagios
5 51 (1.43%) Vagrant
6 45 (1.26%) logstash
7 41 (1.15%) OpenView
7 41 (1.15%) ZABBIX
8 36 (1.01%) SCOM
9 35 (0.98%) Salt
10 32 (0.90%) HAProxy
11 25 (0.70%) Ansible
12 21 (0.59%) Tivoli
13 13 (0.36%) Cacti
13 13 (0.36%) Graphite
14 11 (0.31%) Control-M
14 11 (0.31%) Zenoss
15 8 (0.22%) Opsview
16 7 (0.20%) NetBackup
16 7 (0.20%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 474 (13.26%) Oracle
2 460 (12.87%) Microsoft
3 194 (5.43%) HP
4 149 (4.17%) VMware
5 137 (3.83%) Atlassian
6 106 (2.97%) Zend
7 103 (2.88%) Endeca
8 81 (2.27%) hybris
9 78 (2.18%) Adobe
10 72 (2.01%) Red Hat
11 69 (1.93%) Google
12 64 (1.79%) Perforce
13 63 (1.76%) RedPrairie
14 56 (1.57%) Sybase
15 49 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
16 45 (1.26%) IBM
17 43 (1.20%) Remedy
18 42 (1.17%) Sencha
19 41 (1.15%) TIBCO
20 37 (1.03%) Cisco
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Surrey
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £26 - £32 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: £26,000 to c£32,000 + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 37,000 - 45,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £48000 - £58000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £56,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday