Period
to 17 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for JIRA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited JIRA over the 6 months to 17 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 52 49 50
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 +10
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 233 98 363
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 4.48% 4.74% 5.07%
As % of the Development Applications category 29.35% 23.11% 25.78%
Number of salaries quoted 171 63 216
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £29,375
25th Percentile £43,750 £38,750 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% -1.10%
75th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £56,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -1.79% +1.82% +10.00%

JIRA is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 794 424 1,408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.27% 20.50% 19.67%
Number of salaries quoted 453 328 970
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +3.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,375 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in the East of England

JIRA
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing JIRA in the East of England.

Salary trend for JIRA in the East of England

JIRA
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing JIRA in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 September 2021.

Salary histogram for JIRA in the East of England

JIRA
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the East of England region over the 6 months to 17 September 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -5 96 £57,500 - 24
Cambridgeshire -29 60 £60,000 +45.02% 24
Essex +14 38 £51,000 +7.37% 8
Suffolk -3 17 £49,500 +16.47% 2
Norfolk -3 16 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Bedfordshire -19 14 £50,000 -33.33% 3
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2021, IT jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 164 (70.39%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (33.48%) Confluence
3 69 (29.61%) Scrum
4 63 (27.04%) Jenkins
5 58 (24.89%) Linux
6 56 (24.03%) Social Skills
7 49 (21.03%) Python
7 49 (21.03%) DevOps
8 47 (20.17%) SDLC
8 47 (20.17%) Java
9 46 (19.74%) Git (software)
10 43 (18.45%) Test Automation
11 42 (18.03%) Software Engineering
12 41 (17.60%) Retail
13 40 (17.17%) Project Management
14 35 (15.02%) PHP
15 33 (14.16%) JavaScript
15 33 (14.16%) Continuous Improvement
16 32 (13.73%) Docker
16 32 (13.73%) GitLab
17 31 (13.30%) QA
18 29 (12.45%) Finance
19 28 (12.02%) Waterfall
20 27 (11.59%) Kanban
21 26 (11.16%) Continuous Integration
21 26 (11.16%) Selenium
21 26 (11.16%) PHP 7
22 25 (10.73%) OO
23 24 (10.30%) E-Commerce
23 24 (10.30%) User Stories

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 78 (33.48%) Confluence
2 14 (6.01%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (3.43%) OpenStack
4 6 (2.58%) Jupyter
4 6 (2.58%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.15%) JBoss
5 5 (2.15%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.15%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.72%) IIS
7 3 (1.29%) nginx
8 2 (0.86%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.43%) CMS
9 1 (0.43%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (3.43%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.43%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.29%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.86%) Magento
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.43%) Shopify
3 1 (0.43%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.58%) Azure
2 18 (7.73%) SaaS
3 14 (6.01%) GitHub
4 12 (5.15%) AWS
4 12 (5.15%) Slack
5 8 (3.43%) GCP
6 5 (2.15%) Serverless
7 4 (1.72%) Cloud Functions
7 4 (1.72%) Firebase
7 4 (1.72%) Power Platform
8 3 (1.29%) Boomi
8 3 (1.29%) Microsoft 365
8 3 (1.29%) ServiceMax
8 3 (1.29%) Trello
9 2 (0.86%) BrowserStack
9 2 (0.86%) Google Workspace
9 2 (0.86%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.43%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 1 (0.43%) Azure Logic Apps
10 1 (0.43%) Codefresh
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.72%) Internet
2 10 (4.29%) Firewall
3 6 (2.58%) Broadband
3 6 (2.58%) PBX
3 6 (2.58%) PSTN
3 6 (2.58%) TETRA
4 5 (2.15%) DNS
4 5 (2.15%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.86%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.87%) MySQL
2 13 (5.58%) Relational Database
3 9 (3.86%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.15%) BigQuery
4 5 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.72%) Metadata
6 2 (0.86%) Big Data
6 2 (0.86%) Geospatial Data
6 2 (0.86%) GIS
6 2 (0.86%) InfluxDB
6 2 (0.86%) Power BI
7 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.43%) JasperReports
7 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.43%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 63 (27.04%) Jenkins
2 46 (19.74%) Git (software)
3 32 (13.73%) GitLab
4 26 (11.16%) Selenium
5 17 (7.30%) Cucumber
6 15 (6.44%) Bitbucket
7 13 (5.58%) TestRail
8 8 (3.43%) CMake
8 8 (3.43%) Maven
8 8 (3.43%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (2.58%) WebDriver
10 5 (2.15%) SoapUI
10 5 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (2.15%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.72%) Katalon Studio
11 4 (1.72%) Postman
11 4 (1.72%) WATIR
12 3 (1.29%) Eclipse
12 3 (1.29%) Serenity BDD
12 3 (1.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 56 (24.03%) Social Skills
2 41 (17.60%) Retail
3 29 (12.45%) Finance
4 19 (8.15%) Marketing
5 17 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (6.44%) Electronics
7 10 (4.29%) Automotive
8 9 (3.86%) Manufacturing
9 8 (3.43%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 8 (3.43%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (2.58%) German Language
11 5 (2.15%) Banking
12 4 (1.72%) Organisational Skills
12 4 (1.72%) Public Sector
13 3 (1.29%) Games
13 3 (1.29%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.86%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.86%) Back Office
14 2 (0.86%) Local Government
14 2 (0.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (27.04%) Developer
2 30 (12.88%) PHP Developer
3 21 (9.01%) DevOps Engineer
3 21 (9.01%) Project Manager
4 18 (7.73%) Analyst
5 17 (7.30%) Scrum Master
6 16 (6.87%) Product Owner
7 13 (5.58%) Software Developer
8 12 (5.15%) Full Stack Developer
8 12 (5.15%) JIRA Specialist
8 12 (5.15%) Test Engineer
9 10 (4.29%) Software Engineer
10 9 (3.86%) Junior
11 8 (3.43%) Agile Project Manager
11 8 (3.43%) C++ Software Engineer
11 8 (3.43%) Python Developer
11 8 (3.43%) Python Engineer
11 8 (3.43%) Python Software Engineer
12 7 (3.00%) Business Analyst
12 7 (3.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.30%) Vue.js
2 16 (6.87%) Laravel
3 15 (6.44%) Web Services
4 14 (6.01%) GraphQL
4 14 (6.01%) NumPy
4 14 (6.01%) RESTful
5 12 (5.15%) CSS
6 10 (4.29%) .NET
6 10 (4.29%) REST
7 9 (3.86%) pytest
8 8 (3.43%) HTML
8 8 (3.43%) SciPy
8 8 (3.43%) SOAP
9 6 (2.58%) Pandas
9 6 (2.58%) PyQt
9 6 (2.58%) React
9 6 (2.58%) Software Packaging
9 6 (2.58%) Sphinx
9 6 (2.58%) Tkinter
9 6 (2.58%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.87%) User Experience
2 17 (7.30%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (5.58%) Life Science
3 13 (5.58%) Linux Command Line
4 12 (5.15%) Robotics
5 6 (2.58%) Algorithms
5 6 (2.58%) Animation
5 6 (2.58%) BBC
5 6 (2.58%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.58%) STB
6 5 (2.15%) Cloud Native
7 4 (1.72%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.29%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.29%) iPad
9 2 (0.86%) Online Games
9 2 (0.86%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.86%) Social Media
9 2 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 58 (24.89%) Linux
2 15 (6.44%) Windows
3 14 (6.01%) Unix
4 6 (2.58%) Mac OS
5 5 (2.15%) Android
6 2 (0.86%) Debian
6 2 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.86%) VMS
7 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.43%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (70.39%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (29.61%) Scrum
3 49 (21.03%) DevOps
4 47 (20.17%) SDLC
5 43 (18.45%) Test Automation
6 42 (18.03%) Software Engineering
7 40 (17.17%) Project Management
8 33 (14.16%) Continuous Improvement
9 28 (12.02%) Waterfall
10 27 (11.59%) Kanban
11 26 (11.16%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (10.73%) OO
13 24 (10.30%) E-Commerce
13 24 (10.30%) Full Stack Development
13 24 (10.30%) User Stories
14 22 (9.44%) Problem-Solving
14 22 (9.44%) Software Testing
15 21 (9.01%) Computer Science
16 20 (8.58%) Epics
17 19 (8.15%) Clean Code
Programming Languages
1 49 (21.03%) Python
2 47 (20.17%) Java
3 35 (15.02%) PHP
4 33 (14.16%) JavaScript
5 26 (11.16%) PHP 7
6 22 (9.44%) SQL
7 18 (7.73%) Bash Shell
8 16 (6.87%) C++
9 14 (6.01%) Perl
10 10 (4.29%) C#
10 10 (4.29%) Ruby
11 9 (3.86%) MATLAB
12 6 (2.58%) Kotlin
13 5 (2.15%) C-shell
13 5 (2.15%) PowerShell
13 5 (2.15%) R
13 5 (2.15%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.72%) C
14 4 (1.72%) Java 8
15 3 (1.29%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 17 (7.30%) Degree
2 11 (4.72%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.29%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (3.00%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.72%) PhD
6 3 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.29%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.86%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.86%) PMP
8 1 (0.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (13.30%) QA
2 3 (1.29%) PMO
3 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (13.73%) Docker
2 2 (0.86%) Firmware
2 2 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (9.44%) Kubernetes
2 18 (7.73%) Ansible
3 17 (7.30%) Grafana
4 14 (6.01%) Prometheus
5 9 (3.86%) Terraform
6 4 (1.72%) Graylog
7 3 (1.29%) Rancher
8 2 (0.86%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.43%) Nagios
9 1 (0.43%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (5.58%) Microsoft
1 13 (5.58%) Zend
2 12 (5.15%) New Relic
2 12 (5.15%) PagerDuty
3 11 (4.72%) Atlassian
4 6 (2.58%) YouTube
5 4 (1.72%) IBM
5 4 (1.72%) Oracle
5 4 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.72%) VMware
6 3 (1.29%) Dell
6 3 (1.29%) Google
6 3 (1.29%) JD Edwards
6 3 (1.29%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.29%) Symantec
7 2 (0.86%) Facebook
7 2 (0.86%) Instagram
8 1 (0.43%) ANSYS
8 1 (0.43%) Elastic Path
8 1 (0.43%) Parasoft