Period
to 23 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 65 71 67
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4 +6
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 4,803 2,364 4,930
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.34% 4.14% 4.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.02% 19.93% 21.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3,129 1,927 3,652
10th Percentile £34,910 £36,250 £33,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +5.58%
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £69,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,400 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 21,813 11,864 22,668
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.71% 20.80% 19.49%
Number of salaries quoted 13,455 10,036 18,150
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in England

JIRA
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for JIRA in England

JIRA
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing JIRA in England over the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

Salary histogram for JIRA in England

JIRA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the England region over the 6 months to 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -2 2,274 £65,000 +4.00% 324
South East +5 730 £52,500 -4.55% 108
North of England +29 682 £47,500 - 131
Midlands +8 465 £50,000 +5.26% 116
North West +21 434 £49,500 +10.00% 77
South West +23 391 £47,500 -5.57% 76
West Midlands -3 300 £47,500 - 82
Yorkshire +7 205 £50,000 - 37
East of England -10 203 £52,500 -8.70% 60
East Midlands +10 164 £50,000 +11.11% 34
North East -5 45 £35,000 -39.13% 17
JIRA
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 England region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 3,295 (68.60%) Agile Software Development
2 1,748 (36.39%) Confluence
3 1,345 (28.00%) Social Skills
4 1,303 (27.13%) DevOps
5 1,261 (26.25%) Scrum
6 1,154 (24.03%) Git (software)
7 1,116 (23.24%) Finance
8 1,055 (21.97%) Java
9 1,024 (21.32%) JavaScript
10 1,012 (21.07%) AWS
11 1,009 (21.01%) Test Automation
12 1,008 (20.99%) Jenkins
13 999 (20.80%) SQL
14 951 (19.80%) Python
15 907 (18.88%) Azure
16 836 (17.41%) CI/CD
17 826 (17.20%) Linux
18 800 (16.66%) Problem-Solving
19 773 (16.09%) Software Engineering
20 703 (14.64%) Docker
21 664 (13.82%) Project Management
22 651 (13.55%) QA
23 605 (12.60%) Degree
24 597 (12.43%) HTML
25 570 (11.87%) C#
26 562 (11.70%) CSS
26 562 (11.70%) Microsoft
27 543 (11.31%) React
28 525 (10.93%) Kubernetes
29 516 (10.74%) Analytical Skills

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 1,748 (36.39%) Confluence
2 165 (3.44%) Elasticsearch
3 150 (3.12%) CMS
4 148 (3.08%) SharePoint
5 123 (2.56%) Apache
6 61 (1.27%) Tomcat
7 60 (1.25%) Apache Spark
8 57 (1.19%) Apache Airflow
9 48 (1.00%) WordPress
10 46 (0.96%) WebLogic
11 37 (0.77%) Drupal
12 36 (0.75%) IIS
13 32 (0.67%) JBoss
14 27 (0.56%) Jupyter
15 23 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
16 21 (0.44%) SAS
17 20 (0.42%) Umbraco
18 16 (0.33%) WebSphere
19 15 (0.31%) nginx
20 12 (0.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 202 (4.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 183 (3.81%) Microsoft Office
3 171 (3.56%) MS Visio
4 112 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 104 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
6 41 (0.85%) Sketch
7 32 (0.67%) Adobe XD
8 31 (0.65%) Photoshop
9 20 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
10 19 (0.40%) InVision
11 15 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 12 (0.25%) InDesign
12 12 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
13 10 (0.21%) Simulink
14 9 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
14 9 (0.19%) Chatbot
14 9 (0.19%) Maya
14 9 (0.19%) Windchill
15 5 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
16 4 (0.083%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 64 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (1.00%) Magento
3 32 (0.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 31 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
5 23 (0.48%) Shopify
6 21 (0.44%) NetSuite
7 20 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
8 17 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
9 15 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
10 13 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
10 13 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
10 13 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
10 13 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 13 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
11 12 (0.25%) Workday HCM
12 11 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
13 10 (0.21%) SAP CRM
14 9 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
14 9 (0.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
15 8 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,012 (21.07%) AWS
2 907 (18.88%) Azure
3 397 (8.27%) GCP
4 356 (7.41%) GitHub
5 321 (6.68%) SaaS
6 319 (6.64%) Serverless
7 151 (3.14%) Microsoft 365
8 141 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
9 137 (2.85%) Amazon EC2
10 128 (2.67%) Amazon S3
11 126 (2.62%) Power Platform
12 124 (2.58%) Slack
13 119 (2.48%) Trello
14 89 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
15 83 (1.73%) OpenShift
15 83 (1.73%) PaaS
16 68 (1.42%) Amazon ECS
16 68 (1.42%) npm
17 66 (1.37%) Dynamics 365
18 61 (1.27%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 90 (1.87%) DNS
2 89 (1.85%) Firewall
3 78 (1.62%) TCP/IP
4 74 (1.54%) Internet
5 63 (1.31%) HTTP
6 47 (0.98%) VPN
7 42 (0.87%) SSL
8 32 (0.67%) Broadband
9 27 (0.56%) DHCP
10 24 (0.50%) WAN
11 23 (0.48%) Wireshark
12 19 (0.40%) HTTPS
12 19 (0.40%) Network Security
12 19 (0.40%) SSH
13 18 (0.37%) IPsec
14 16 (0.33%) DKIM
14 16 (0.33%) DMARC
14 16 (0.33%) FTP
15 15 (0.31%) LAN
15 15 (0.31%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 451 (9.39%) MySQL
2 420 (8.74%) SQL Server
3 227 (4.73%) PostgreSQL
4 211 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
5 201 (4.18%) NoSQL
6 196 (4.08%) Relational Database
7 141 (2.94%) MongoDB
8 135 (2.81%) Big Data
9 121 (2.52%) Tableau
10 117 (2.44%) Power BI
11 107 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 87 (1.81%) Amazon RDS
13 81 (1.69%) Redis
14 79 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 62 (1.29%) Data Lake
16 55 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 54 (1.12%) Amazon Redshift
17 54 (1.12%) BigQuery
18 52 (1.08%) Oracle Database
18 52 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1,154 (24.03%) Git (software)
2 1,008 (20.99%) Jenkins
3 413 (8.60%) Bitbucket
3 413 (8.60%) Selenium
4 259 (5.39%) Cucumber
5 250 (5.21%) GitLab
6 195 (4.06%) Postman
7 175 (3.64%) Maven
8 161 (3.35%) JMeter
9 158 (3.29%) TeamCity
10 139 (2.89%) Cypress.io
11 115 (2.39%) JUnit
12 111 (2.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 111 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
13 99 (2.06%) TestRail
14 90 (1.87%) Sonatype Nexus
15 88 (1.83%) SoapUI
16 83 (1.73%) Appium
16 83 (1.73%) Visual Studio
17 80 (1.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1,345 (28.00%) Social Skills
2 1,116 (23.24%) Finance
3 516 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
4 329 (6.85%) Marketing
5 260 (5.41%) Banking
6 252 (5.25%) Retail
7 189 (3.94%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 181 (3.77%) Presentation Skills
9 144 (3.00%) Public Sector
10 134 (2.79%) Games
11 130 (2.71%) Organisational Skills
12 118 (2.46%) Advertising
13 108 (2.25%) Law
14 106 (2.21%) Influencing Skills
15 97 (2.02%) Telecoms
16 93 (1.94%) Legal
17 82 (1.71%) Automotive
18 77 (1.60%) Manufacturing
19 74 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
20 61 (1.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,042 (21.69%) Developer
2 766 (15.95%) Analyst
3 339 (7.06%) Business Analyst
4 326 (6.79%) Software Engineer
5 310 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 242 (5.04%) Senior Developer
7 210 (4.37%) DevOps Engineer
8 186 (3.87%) Test Engineer
9 165 (3.44%) Tester
10 152 (3.16%) PHP Developer
11 147 (3.06%) Software Developer
12 137 (2.85%) .NET Developer
13 135 (2.81%) Scrum Master
14 130 (2.71%) Java Developer
15 120 (2.50%) QA Engineer
16 110 (2.29%) Test Analyst
17 107 (2.23%) Senior Analyst
18 103 (2.14%) Architect
19 96 (2.00%) Senior Software Engineer
20 94 (1.96%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 597 (12.43%) HTML
2 562 (11.70%) CSS
3 543 (11.31%) React
4 434 (9.04%) .NET
5 428 (8.91%) REST
6 399 (8.31%) AngularJS
7 361 (7.52%) Web Services
8 327 (6.81%) RESTful
9 321 (6.68%) Node.js
10 292 (6.08%) HTML5
11 280 (5.83%) JSON
12 243 (5.06%) XML
13 236 (4.91%) Spring
14 232 (4.83%) SOAP
15 220 (4.58%) Vue.js
16 184 (3.83%) CSS3
17 177 (3.69%) jQuery
18 168 (3.50%) Kafka
19 148 (3.08%) ASP.NET
20 141 (2.94%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 445 (9.27%) User Experience
2 203 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
3 172 (3.58%) Mobile App
4 158 (3.29%) Data Structures
5 156 (3.25%) Algorithms
6 128 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
7 83 (1.73%) Management Information System
8 75 (1.56%) Virtual Team
9 71 (1.48%) Public Cloud
10 70 (1.46%) Data Protection Act
11 65 (1.35%) Cloud Native
12 58 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
13 56 (1.17%) Cyberattack
14 55 (1.15%) Data Centre
15 51 (1.06%) Social Media
16 34 (0.71%) Fixed Income
17 33 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
17 33 (0.69%) Life Science
17 33 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
18 32 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 826 (17.20%) Linux
2 389 (8.10%) Windows
3 271 (5.64%) Unix
4 129 (2.69%) Apple iOS
5 128 (2.67%) Android
6 108 (2.25%) Windows Server
7 51 (1.06%) Windows 10
8 39 (0.81%) CentOS
8 39 (0.81%) Mac OS
9 37 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 34 (0.71%) Ubuntu
11 25 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
12 22 (0.46%) Debian
13 16 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (0.21%) VMS
15 10 (0.21%) Windows Server 2019
16 7 (0.15%) Windows Server 2016
17 6 (0.12%) FreeRTOS
17 6 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,295 (68.60%) Agile Software Development
2 1,303 (27.13%) DevOps
3 1,261 (26.25%) Scrum
4 1,009 (21.01%) Test Automation
5 836 (17.41%) CI/CD
6 800 (16.66%) Problem-Solving
7 773 (16.09%) Software Engineering
8 664 (13.82%) Project Management
9 516 (10.74%) Continuous Integration
10 511 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
11 510 (10.62%) TDD
12 494 (10.29%) User Stories
13 483 (10.06%) Microservices
14 482 (10.04%) Mentoring
15 475 (9.89%) Software Testing
16 473 (9.85%) Kanban
17 443 (9.22%) Analytics
18 438 (9.12%) SDLC
19 395 (8.22%) Full Stack Development
20 370 (7.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1,055 (21.97%) Java
2 1,024 (21.32%) JavaScript
3 999 (20.80%) SQL
4 951 (19.80%) Python
5 570 (11.87%) C#
6 311 (6.48%) PHP
7 266 (5.54%) C++
8 252 (5.25%) Bash
9 237 (4.93%) TypeScript
10 236 (4.91%) C
11 198 (4.12%) PowerShell
12 145 (3.02%) Shell Script
13 98 (2.04%) Go
14 92 (1.92%) ES6
15 86 (1.79%) Ruby
15 86 (1.79%) T-SQL
16 81 (1.69%) Objective-C
17 78 (1.62%) Groovy
17 78 (1.62%) Java 8
18 69 (1.44%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 605 (12.60%) Degree
2 250 (5.21%) Security Cleared
3 208 (4.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 205 (4.27%) SC Cleared
5 152 (3.16%) ISTQB
6 111 (2.31%) Master's Degree
7 63 (1.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 57 (1.19%) ISEB
9 47 (0.98%) PMI Certification
10 42 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
11 36 (0.75%) PMP
12 31 (0.65%) AWS Certification
13 26 (0.54%) DV Cleared
14 25 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 24 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
15 24 (0.50%) SAFe Agilist
16 21 (0.44%) APMP
17 19 (0.40%) HND
18 18 (0.37%) HNC
19 17 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 651 (13.55%) QA
2 132 (2.75%) Accessibility
3 80 (1.67%) SLA
4 79 (1.64%) Data Quality
5 69 (1.44%) GDPR
6 55 (1.15%) PMO
7 27 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 19 (0.40%) NIST
9 17 (0.35%) WCAG
10 15 (0.31%) IASME
10 15 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 9 (0.19%) IEC 62304
11 9 (0.19%) ISO 20022
12 8 (0.17%) Def Stans
12 8 (0.17%) ISO 13485
13 7 (0.15%) SEPA
14 6 (0.12%) ISO 9001
15 5 (0.10%) GRC
15 5 (0.10%) PCI DSS
16 4 (0.083%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 703 (14.64%) Docker
2 116 (2.42%) Active Directory
3 69 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
5 23 (0.48%) vSphere
6 21 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (0.40%) Firmware
8 14 (0.29%) HDFS
9 12 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 12 (0.25%) Hyper-V
9 12 (0.25%) XenApp
9 12 (0.25%) XenDesktop
10 9 (0.19%) VirtualBox
11 5 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.062%) iptables
12 3 (0.062%) Varnish
12 3 (0.062%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.021%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 1 (0.021%) Openswan
13 1 (0.021%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 525 (10.93%) Kubernetes
2 310 (6.45%) Ansible
3 291 (6.06%) Terraform
4 73 (1.52%) Grafana
5 72 (1.50%) Puppet
6 67 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
7 52 (1.08%) HP ALM
8 50 (1.04%) Kibana
9 47 (0.98%) Prometheus
10 37 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
11 21 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
12 19 (0.40%) Opsgenie
13 18 (0.37%) Istio
14 17 (0.35%) Nagios
15 16 (0.33%) SCCM
16 15 (0.31%) CASB
17 12 (0.25%) Packer
17 12 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
18 11 (0.23%) Control-M
19 10 (0.21%) Consul
Vendors
1 562 (11.70%) Microsoft
2 331 (6.89%) Oracle
3 310 (6.45%) Atlassian
4 301 (6.27%) Google
5 174 (3.62%) Salesforce.com
6 119 (2.48%) Cognizant
7 105 (2.19%) SAP
8 101 (2.10%) ServiceNow
9 95 (1.98%) HP
10 86 (1.79%) VMware
11 63 (1.31%) Splunk
12 58 (1.21%) Adobe
13 49 (1.02%) Red Hat
14 42 (0.87%) IBM
15 37 (0.77%) New Relic
16 34 (0.71%) Citrix
17 32 (0.67%) HubSpot
18 30 (0.62%) MuleSoft
19 28 (0.58%) Cisco
20 27 (0.56%) Informatica