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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Atlassian JIRA
Rank 148 205 259
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +54
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 2213 1747 1161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.02% 1.49% 1.07%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.84% 9.19% 7.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1757 1410 963
Average salary £50,000 £49,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%

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
18695 19017 16299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.07% 16.26% 14.99%
Number of salaries quoted 15713 15995 13872
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 31 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 31 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
(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 +50 2138 £50,000 - 289
London +23 1148 £55,000 +4.76% 145
South East +64 423 £47,500 +5.55% 39
City of London +27 285 £55,000 +4.76% 45
East of England +49 142 £42,500 +6.25% 18
South West +68 115 £42,500 -5.55% 13
Yorkshire +39 111 £38,750 -6.62% 18
Hampshire +17 105 £45,000 - 8
Surrey +55 97 £47,500 +11.76% 9
North West +8 88 £40,000 - 24
Berkshire +43 84 £52,500 +10.52% 8
Cambridgeshire +25 62 £42,500 +3.65% 11
West Midlands +4 62 £42,500 -15.00% 6
South Yorkshire +35 59 £32,500 -18.75% 5
Sheffield +32 59 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Cambridge +18 59 £42,500 +1.19% 11
East Midlands +42 57 £35,000 -12.50% 17
Manchester +33 57 £37,500 -12.79% 16
Buckinghamshire +47 52 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Guildford +42 44 £46,250 +32.14% 4
Bristol +29 42 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Scotland +16 39 £38,000 +8.57% 6
West Yorkshire +5 38 £47,500 +11.76% 11
Hertfordshire +8 37 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Oxfordshire +28 36 £42,500 - 6
Leeds +13 33 £48,250 +16.26% 9
Nottinghamshire +23 29 £33,045 -17.38% 8
Nottingham +22 29 £33,045 -17.38% 8
Gloucestershire - 29 £60,000 - 2
Reading +24 28 £48,750 +30.00% 2

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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 2446 (61.74%) Agile Software Development
2 1280 (32.31%) Java
3 1229 (31.02%) Scrum
4 1193 (30.11%) SQL
5 1086 (27.41%) Finance
6 950 (23.98%) Git (software)
7 903 (22.79%) JavaScript
8 901 (22.74%) QA
9 807 (20.37%) Linux
10 806 (20.34%) HTML
11 736 (18.58%) Degree
12 671 (16.94%) Selenium
12 671 (16.94%) Confluence
13 643 (16.23%) CSS
14 625 (15.77%) TDD
15 614 (15.50%) Continuous Integration
15 614 (15.50%) .NET
16 612 (15.45%) Jenkins
17 601 (15.17%) SQL Server
18 587 (14.82%) Subversion
19 585 (14.77%) Oracle
20 548 (13.83%) XML
21 532 (13.43%) C#
22 529 (13.35%) Windows
23 526 (13.28%) SDLC
24 514 (12.97%) Web Services
25 504 (12.72%) BDD
26 498 (12.57%) Project Management
27 483 (12.19%) Microsoft
28 470 (11.86%) E-Commerce

JIRA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 671 (16.94%) Confluence
2 266 (6.71%) Tomcat
3 180 (4.54%) Apache
4 171 (4.32%) SharePoint
5 161 (4.06%) JBoss
6 132 (3.33%) IIS
7 108 (2.73%) WebLogic
7 108 (2.73%) Node.js
8 98 (2.47%) CMS
9 91 (2.30%) WebSphere
10 72 (1.82%) nginx
11 71 (1.79%) Apache Solr
12 55 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
12 55 (1.39%) Mule
13 48 (1.21%) Mule ESB
14 37 (0.93%) WordPress
14 37 (0.93%) Drupal
14 37 (0.93%) MS Exchange
15 33 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
16 28 (0.71%) OpenStack
Applications
1 308 (7.77%) MS Excel
2 144 (3.63%) MS Project
3 133 (3.36%) MS Office
4 96 (2.42%) MS Visio
5 39 (0.98%) Mingle
6 29 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
7 21 (0.53%) Photoshop
8 11 (0.28%) FrameMaker
9 9 (0.23%) InfoPath
9 9 (0.23%) RoboHelp
9 9 (0.23%) InDesign
10 6 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 6 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
11 5 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
12 4 (0.10%) Maya
13 3 (0.076%) Adobe Illustrator
14 2 (0.050%) 3ds Max
14 2 (0.050%) Adobe Captivate
14 2 (0.050%) Fireworks
14 2 (0.050%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 47 (1.19%) Magento
2 30 (0.76%) Dynamics GP
3 25 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 25 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (0.33%) Summit
5 11 (0.28%) Sophis RISQUE
6 8 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
7 7 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
8 6 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.15%) SAP Retail
9 4 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.10%) LatentZero
9 4 (0.10%) thinkFolio
9 4 (0.10%) Workday HCM
10 3 (0.076%) Cognos TM1
10 3 (0.076%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 2 (0.050%) SunGard GMI
11 2 (0.050%) Oracle Financials
11 2 (0.050%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 203 (5.12%) Amazon AWS
2 113 (2.85%) SaaS
3 104 (2.62%) GitHub
4 99 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 31 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
6 28 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
7 22 (0.56%) Google Analytics
8 19 (0.48%) Office 365
9 18 (0.45%) PaaS
10 17 (0.43%) Trello
11 14 (0.35%) Basecamp
12 11 (0.28%) Amazon S3
13 10 (0.25%) Google Apps
14 9 (0.23%) Lucidchart
15 8 (0.20%) IaaS
15 8 (0.20%) CodePlex
16 6 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
17 4 (0.10%) AWS CloudFormation
17 4 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 4 (0.10%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 174 (4.39%) Internet
2 139 (3.51%) HTTP
3 74 (1.87%) LDAP
3 74 (1.87%) TCP/IP
4 71 (1.79%) Firewall
5 69 (1.74%) FTP
6 63 (1.59%) DNS
7 52 (1.31%) SAN
8 46 (1.16%) VPN
9 45 (1.14%) Network Security
10 44 (1.11%) LAN
11 41 (1.03%) WAN
12 38 (0.96%) SMTP
13 28 (0.71%) SSL
14 27 (0.68%) OSPF
14 27 (0.68%) BGP
14 27 (0.68%) EIGRP
15 25 (0.63%) IPsec
15 25 (0.63%) IPv6
16 24 (0.61%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 601 (15.17%) SQL Server
2 417 (10.52%) MySQL
3 202 (5.10%) MongoDB
4 195 (4.92%) Relational Database
5 135 (3.41%) Oracle Database
6 125 (3.15%) NoSQL
7 106 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
7 106 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
8 105 (2.65%) Big Data
9 103 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 84 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 72 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
12 69 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 57 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
14 52 (1.31%) RDBMS
15 49 (1.24%) Hadoop
16 47 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
17 33 (0.83%) DB2
18 30 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
19 26 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 950 (23.98%) Git (software)
2 671 (16.94%) Selenium
3 612 (15.45%) Jenkins
4 587 (14.82%) Subversion
5 369 (9.31%) Maven
6 338 (8.53%) JUnit
7 331 (8.35%) Cucumber
8 247 (6.23%) TeamCity
9 244 (6.16%) Team Foundation Server
10 242 (6.11%) WebDriver
11 212 (5.35%) Ant
12 187 (4.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 185 (4.67%) Eclipse
14 182 (4.59%) Hudson
15 153 (3.86%) Bugzilla
16 150 (3.79%) Visual Studio
17 148 (3.74%) JMeter
18 124 (3.13%) HP UFT
19 109 (2.75%) SoapUI
20 96 (2.42%) TestNG
General
1 1086 (27.41%) Finance
2 314 (7.93%) Banking
3 260 (6.56%) Retail
4 173 (4.37%) Marketing
5 134 (3.38%) Games
5 134 (3.38%) Telecoms
6 88 (2.22%) Advertising
7 68 (1.72%) Manufacturing
8 63 (1.59%) Investment Banking
9 54 (1.36%) Publishing
10 53 (1.34%) Back Office
11 38 (0.96%) Financial Institution
12 37 (0.93%) Electronics
13 31 (0.78%) Law
14 25 (0.63%) Billing
15 23 (0.58%) Front Office
16 18 (0.45%) Online Betting
17 15 (0.38%) Retail Banking
18 13 (0.33%) Legal
19 12 (0.30%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 1225 (30.92%) Developer
2 734 (18.53%) Analyst
3 384 (9.69%) Java Developer
4 305 (7.70%) Senior Developer
5 284 (7.17%) Project Manager
6 273 (6.89%) Test Analyst
7 266 (6.71%) Business Analyst
8 259 (6.54%) Tester
9 234 (5.91%) Software Engineer
10 161 (4.06%) Test Engineer
11 148 (3.74%) .NET Developer
12 139 (3.51%) QA Engineer
13 131 (3.31%) Test Manager
14 124 (3.13%) C# Developer
15 122 (3.08%) Agile Business Analyst
16 109 (2.75%) Applications Support
17 108 (2.73%) Senior Analyst
18 103 (2.60%) Team Leader
19 101 (2.55%) Web Developer
19 101 (2.55%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 806 (20.34%) HTML
2 643 (16.23%) CSS
3 614 (15.50%) .NET
4 548 (13.83%) XML
5 514 (12.97%) Web Services
6 394 (9.94%) jQuery
7 362 (9.14%) Spring
8 313 (7.90%) HTML5
9 288 (7.27%) JSON
10 281 (7.09%) REST
11 262 (6.61%) AngularJS
12 261 (6.59%) ASP.NET
13 242 (6.11%) Hibernate
14 240 (6.06%) SOAP
15 214 (5.40%) RESTful
16 205 (5.17%) J2EE
17 181 (4.57%) CSS3
18 174 (4.39%) .NET Framework
19 168 (4.24%) Ajax
20 130 (3.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 371 (9.36%) Computer Science
2 319 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
3 295 (7.45%) User Experience
4 233 (5.88%) Mobile App
5 112 (2.83%) Wiki
6 90 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 80 (2.02%) Client/Server
7 80 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 74 (1.87%) Mathematics
9 70 (1.77%) Data Centre
10 63 (1.59%) iPad
11 58 (1.46%) Data Structures
12 53 (1.34%) Algorithms
13 51 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
14 42 (1.06%) Hedge funds
14 42 (1.06%) PMI
15 40 (1.01%) Blog
16 36 (0.91%) Social Media
17 35 (0.88%) Online Games
18 33 (0.83%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 807 (20.37%) Linux
2 529 (13.35%) Windows
3 298 (7.52%) UNIX
4 240 (6.06%) Android
5 230 (5.81%) Apple iOS
6 96 (2.42%) CentOS
7 94 (2.37%) Ubuntu
8 72 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 68 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 57 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 54 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
12 50 (1.26%) Debian
13 43 (1.09%) Mac OS X
14 24 (0.61%) Solaris
15 20 (0.50%) Windows 7
16 18 (0.45%) Mac OS
17 15 (0.38%) Windows Phone
18 9 (0.23%) Windows XP
19 8 (0.20%) AIX
20 7 (0.18%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2446 (61.74%) Agile Software Development
2 1229 (31.02%) Scrum
3 625 (15.77%) TDD
4 614 (15.50%) Continuous Integration
5 526 (13.28%) SDLC
6 504 (12.72%) BDD
7 498 (12.57%) Project Management
8 470 (11.86%) E-Commerce
9 413 (10.42%) MVC
10 373 (9.41%) Test Automation
11 361 (9.11%) Software Engineering
12 340 (8.58%) OO
13 337 (8.51%) Test Scripting
14 329 (8.30%) User Stories
15 301 (7.60%) DevOps
16 283 (7.14%) Automated Testing
17 280 (7.07%) User Acceptance Testing
18 251 (6.34%) Waterfall
19 245 (6.18%) Open Source
20 244 (6.16%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1280 (32.31%) Java
2 1193 (30.11%) SQL
3 903 (22.79%) JavaScript
4 532 (13.43%) C#
5 390 (9.84%) PHP
6 351 (8.86%) Python
7 240 (6.06%) Ruby
8 226 (5.70%) C++
9 195 (4.92%) Perl
10 192 (4.85%) Bash Shell
11 168 (4.24%) C
12 161 (4.06%) T-SQL
13 131 (3.31%) PowerShell
14 123 (3.10%) PL/SQL
15 114 (2.88%) Objective-C
16 113 (2.85%) Groovy
17 90 (2.27%) Scala
18 86 (2.17%) Shell Script
19 54 (1.36%) VB
20 48 (1.21%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 736 (18.58%) Degree
2 295 (7.45%) ISEB
3 219 (5.53%) ISTQB
4 80 (2.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 68 (1.72%) PMI Certification
6 67 (1.69%) Security Cleared
7 37 (0.93%) PMP
8 34 (0.86%) DV Cleared
9 24 (0.61%) HND
10 21 (0.53%) SC Cleared
11 19 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 19 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (0.30%) APMP
13 7 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
13 7 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
13 7 (0.18%) MCP
14 4 (0.10%) PhD
14 4 (0.10%) CCNA
14 4 (0.10%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 901 (22.74%) QA
2 55 (1.39%) SLA
3 18 (0.45%) MiFID
4 16 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.33%) EMIR
6 10 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
6 10 (0.25%) Basel III
7 7 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.15%) DO-178B
9 3 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.076%) JTAG
10 2 (0.050%) IEC 61508
10 2 (0.050%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.025%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.025%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.025%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.025%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 120 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 99 (2.50%) Active Directory
3 46 (1.16%) Hyper-V
3 46 (1.16%) Docker
4 37 (0.93%) XenServer
5 36 (0.91%) Postfix
6 35 (0.88%) Firmware
7 26 (0.66%) Samba
7 26 (0.66%) iptables
8 24 (0.61%) VMware ESX
9 23 (0.58%) VirtualBox
10 19 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (0.33%) KVM
12 12 (0.30%) Xen
13 9 (0.23%) RACF
13 9 (0.23%) XenApp
13 9 (0.23%) vSphere
14 7 (0.18%) HDFS
15 5 (0.13%) XenDesktop
16 3 (0.076%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 250 (6.31%) Puppet
2 217 (5.48%) HP Quality Center
3 138 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
4 123 (3.10%) Nagios
5 66 (1.67%) Ansible
6 46 (1.16%) ZABBIX
7 44 (1.11%) OpenView
8 40 (1.01%) Salt
9 31 (0.78%) SCOM
10 30 (0.76%) Tivoli
11 27 (0.68%) Pingdom
12 25 (0.63%) Vagrant
13 16 (0.40%) WSUS
13 16 (0.40%) logstash
14 14 (0.35%) Capistrano
14 14 (0.35%) Control-M
15 13 (0.33%) CA Endevor
16 12 (0.30%) SCCM
17 11 (0.28%) Graphite
18 9 (0.23%) WMI
Vendors
1 585 (14.77%) Oracle
2 483 (12.19%) Microsoft
3 315 (7.95%) Atlassian
4 184 (4.64%) VMware
5 182 (4.59%) HP
6 119 (3.00%) hybris
7 105 (2.65%) Red Hat
8 93 (2.35%) Perforce
9 83 (2.09%) IBM
10 77 (1.94%) Google
11 76 (1.92%) Citrix
12 75 (1.89%) Zend
13 72 (1.82%) SAP
14 53 (1.34%) ATG
15 45 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
16 44 (1.11%) Adobe
17 42 (1.06%) Remedy
18 41 (1.03%) Apple
19 39 (0.98%) Endeca
20 37 (0.93%) Splunk
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + be - outstanding bonus, pens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Digital Gurus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum Discretionary annual bonus of up to 20%
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
PCR
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
PCR
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
PCR
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
PCR
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
National Theatre
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago