Period
to 22 November 2019

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 22 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 66 76 92
Rank change year-on-year +10 +16 +15
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 5,212 5,925 5,837
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.17% 3.91% 3.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.99% 19.64% 17.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3,934 4,552 4,442
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £54,750 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.50% - -

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 23,697 30,165 34,256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.97% 19.90% 20.28%
Number of salaries quoted 19,092 24,575 28,193
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,450 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.86% +4.90% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in England

JIRA
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JIRA in England.

Salary trend for JIRA in England

JIRA
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2019.

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 22 November 2019. 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
London 0 2,174 £62,500 +4.17% 277
South East +4 1,038 £55,000 +15.79% 121
North of England +13 768 £45,000 - 166
South West +19 464 £47,500 - 85
North West +15 464 £42,500 -5.56% 91
East of England +15 386 £50,000 +7.53% 76
Midlands +25 355 £49,362 +16.15% 116
Yorkshire +4 255 £46,500 +3.33% 65
West Midlands +36 199 £50,000 +25.00% 80
East Midlands 0 149 £47,500 - 36
North East +30 49 £47,500 +5.56% 10
JIRA
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2019, 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 3,438 (65.96%) Agile Software Development
2 1,819 (34.90%) Scrum
3 1,815 (34.82%) Confluence
4 1,529 (29.34%) Git (software)
5 1,437 (27.57%) Java
6 1,331 (25.54%) Test Automation
7 1,256 (24.10%) Jenkins
8 1,255 (24.08%) SQL
9 1,242 (23.83%) DevOps
10 1,097 (21.05%) Finance
11 1,094 (20.99%) JavaScript
12 1,049 (20.13%) AWS
13 928 (17.81%) C#
14 921 (17.67%) Python
15 913 (17.52%) QA
16 867 (16.63%) TDD
17 854 (16.39%) Problem-Solving
18 850 (16.31%) Linux
19 846 (16.23%) Azure
20 814 (15.62%) Continuous Integration
20 814 (15.62%) Selenium
21 803 (15.41%) .NET
22 784 (15.04%) Docker
23 759 (14.56%) Degree
24 756 (14.50%) BDD
25 702 (13.47%) Kanban
26 688 (13.20%) Software Engineering
26 688 (13.20%) Microsoft
27 620 (11.90%) CSS
28 600 (11.51%) HTML

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 1,815 (34.82%) Confluence
2 185 (3.55%) SharePoint
3 169 (3.24%) Apache
4 166 (3.18%) Apache Spark
5 152 (2.92%) Tomcat
6 126 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
7 125 (2.40%) CMS
8 73 (1.40%) IIS
9 60 (1.15%) WordPress
10 55 (1.06%) OpenStack
11 52 (1.00%) Drupal
12 50 (0.96%) JBoss
13 46 (0.88%) nginx
14 37 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
15 35 (0.67%) WebSphere
16 29 (0.56%) Umbraco
17 28 (0.54%) Mule
18 27 (0.52%) WebLogic
19 23 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
20 22 (0.42%) SAS
Applications
1 162 (3.11%) Microsoft Office
2 135 (2.59%) Microsoft Project
3 134 (2.57%) Microsoft Excel
4 125 (2.40%) MS Visio
5 62 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 26 (0.50%) HipChat
7 21 (0.40%) Photoshop
8 19 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
9 13 (0.25%) Gliffy
9 13 (0.25%) InVision
10 12 (0.23%) Chatbot
10 12 (0.23%) Sketch
11 11 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
12 10 (0.19%) Zeplin
13 8 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 6 (0.12%) Acrobat
15 5 (0.096%) InDesign
16 4 (0.077%) Adobe XD
16 4 (0.077%) AutoCAD
16 4 (0.077%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 67 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (0.86%) Payment Gateway
3 30 (0.58%) Magento
4 29 (0.56%) NetSuite
5 19 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 17 (0.33%) SAP ERP
7 15 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
8 14 (0.27%) Teamcenter
9 13 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
10 10 (0.19%) Documaker
11 9 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
11 9 (0.17%) thinkFolio
12 7 (0.13%) SAP PSCD
13 6 (0.12%) R3 Corda
13 6 (0.12%) SAP MM
13 6 (0.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
14 5 (0.096%) CA PPM
15 4 (0.077%) Bloomberg TOMS
15 4 (0.077%) Remedy ITSM
15 4 (0.077%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1,049 (20.13%) AWS
2 846 (16.23%) Azure
3 372 (7.14%) GitHub
4 278 (5.33%) GCP
5 253 (4.85%) SaaS
6 187 (3.59%) Office 365
7 173 (3.32%) Slack
8 130 (2.49%) Serverless
9 113 (2.17%) OpenShift
10 99 (1.90%) Trello
11 95 (1.82%) Power Platform
12 90 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
13 89 (1.71%) BrowserStack
14 85 (1.63%) AWS CloudFormation
14 85 (1.63%) PaaS
15 80 (1.53%) IaaS
16 69 (1.32%) npm
17 60 (1.15%) Amazon S3
18 54 (1.04%) G Suite
19 52 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 146 (2.80%) Firewall
2 121 (2.32%) TCP/IP
3 112 (2.15%) DNS
4 75 (1.44%) Internet
5 63 (1.21%) VPN
6 54 (1.04%) DHCP
7 53 (1.02%) HTTP
8 51 (0.98%) HTTPS
9 49 (0.94%) Skype
10 33 (0.63%) Intranet
11 32 (0.61%) Wireshark
12 31 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
13 28 (0.54%) VLAN
13 28 (0.54%) VoIP
14 22 (0.42%) SSH
14 22 (0.42%) SSL
15 19 (0.36%) NetScaler
15 19 (0.36%) SAN
16 17 (0.33%) FTP
16 17 (0.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 588 (11.28%) SQL Server
2 261 (5.01%) MySQL
3 253 (4.85%) Big Data
4 210 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
5 190 (3.65%) Relational Database
6 163 (3.13%) MongoDB
7 155 (2.97%) NoSQL
8 120 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
9 119 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 116 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 101 (1.94%) Redis
12 99 (1.90%) Hadoop
13 89 (1.71%) Power BI
14 83 (1.59%) RDBMS
15 77 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
16 76 (1.46%) Apache Hive
17 69 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 58 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 48 (0.92%) Oracle Database
20 47 (0.90%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1,529 (29.34%) Git (software)
2 1,256 (24.10%) Jenkins
3 814 (15.62%) Selenium
4 580 (11.13%) Bitbucket
5 531 (10.19%) Cucumber
6 374 (7.18%) Maven
7 326 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 287 (5.51%) Team Foundation Server
9 271 (5.20%) JUnit
9 271 (5.20%) TeamCity
10 255 (4.89%) Subversion
11 241 (4.62%) JMeter
12 225 (4.32%) WebDriver
13 219 (4.20%) SoapUI
14 216 (4.14%) Visual Studio
15 145 (2.78%) TestRail
16 140 (2.69%) Appium
17 136 (2.61%) Octopus Deploy
17 136 (2.61%) SpecFlow
18 130 (2.49%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1,097 (21.05%) Finance
2 344 (6.60%) Retail
3 307 (5.89%) Banking
4 263 (5.05%) Marketing
5 168 (3.22%) Public Sector
6 123 (2.36%) Games
7 109 (2.09%) Telecoms
8 97 (1.86%) Manufacturing
9 89 (1.71%) Electronics
10 67 (1.29%) Back Office
11 65 (1.25%) Legal
12 57 (1.09%) Automotive
13 51 (0.98%) Advertising
14 48 (0.92%) Front Office
15 44 (0.84%) Financial Institution
16 41 (0.79%) Publishing
17 38 (0.73%) Aerospace
18 31 (0.59%) Billing
19 28 (0.54%) Military
20 20 (0.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1,415 (27.15%) Developer
2 798 (15.31%) Analyst
3 346 (6.64%) Software Engineer
4 281 (5.39%) Business Analyst
4 281 (5.39%) DevOps Engineer
5 277 (5.31%) Test Analyst
6 266 (5.10%) Test Engineer
7 263 (5.05%) Java Developer
8 248 (4.76%) Senior Developer
9 202 (3.88%) Consultant
10 197 (3.78%) Tester
11 194 (3.72%) C# Developer
12 193 (3.70%) .NET Developer
13 186 (3.57%) QA Engineer
14 184 (3.53%) Project Manager
15 168 (3.22%) Software Developer
16 159 (3.05%) Architect
17 130 (2.49%) Java Engineer
18 117 (2.24%) PHP Developer
19 115 (2.21%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 803 (15.41%) .NET
2 620 (11.90%) CSS
3 600 (11.51%) HTML
4 485 (9.31%) REST
5 469 (9.00%) Spring
6 467 (8.96%) Web Services
7 452 (8.67%) AngularJS
8 430 (8.25%) JSON
9 420 (8.06%) React
10 376 (7.21%) RESTful
11 356 (6.83%) Node.js
12 302 (5.79%) XML
13 267 (5.12%) ASP.NET
14 220 (4.22%) Kafka
15 218 (4.18%) SOAP
16 201 (3.86%) .NET Framework
17 196 (3.76%) .NET Core
18 184 (3.53%) jQuery
19 171 (3.28%) HTML5
20 163 (3.13%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 524 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
2 331 (6.35%) User Experience
3 271 (5.20%) Mobile App
4 219 (4.20%) Self-Motivation
5 172 (3.30%) Greenfield Project
6 137 (2.63%) Management Information System
7 125 (2.40%) Virtual Team
8 72 (1.38%) Algorithms
8 72 (1.38%) Public Cloud
9 70 (1.34%) Cloud Native
10 66 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
11 65 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
12 61 (1.17%) Wiki
13 52 (1.00%) Data Centre
14 51 (0.98%) Analytical Mindset
15 43 (0.83%) Cyber Kill Chain
16 42 (0.81%) Client/Server
17 39 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
17 39 (0.75%) PKI
18 35 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 850 (16.31%) Linux
2 547 (10.50%) Windows
3 274 (5.26%) Android
4 257 (4.93%) Unix
5 243 (4.66%) Apple iOS
6 114 (2.19%) CentOS
7 108 (2.07%) Windows Server
8 77 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 66 (1.27%) Ubuntu
10 59 (1.13%) Mac OS
11 58 (1.11%) Windows 10
12 46 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
13 36 (0.69%) Windows 7
14 20 (0.38%) Debian
15 16 (0.31%) Windows 8
16 15 (0.29%) CoreOS
16 15 (0.29%) Fedora
17 13 (0.25%) SUSE
18 11 (0.21%) zOS
19 10 (0.19%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,438 (65.96%) Agile Software Development
2 1,819 (34.90%) Scrum
3 1,331 (25.54%) Test Automation
4 1,242 (23.83%) DevOps
5 867 (16.63%) TDD
6 854 (16.39%) Problem-Solving
7 814 (15.62%) Continuous Integration
8 756 (14.50%) BDD
9 702 (13.47%) Kanban
10 688 (13.20%) Software Engineering
11 600 (11.51%) SDLC
12 587 (11.26%) Microservices
13 491 (9.42%) Project Management
14 466 (8.94%) E-Commerce
15 458 (8.79%) Computer Science
16 447 (8.58%) Mentoring
17 435 (8.35%) User Stories
18 374 (7.18%) Continuous Delivery
19 373 (7.16%) Stakeholder Management
19 373 (7.16%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1,437 (27.57%) Java
2 1,255 (24.08%) SQL
3 1,094 (20.99%) JavaScript
4 928 (17.81%) C#
5 921 (17.67%) Python
6 336 (6.45%) C
7 309 (5.93%) PHP
8 265 (5.08%) Bash Shell
9 253 (4.85%) C++
10 246 (4.72%) PowerShell
11 186 (3.57%) T-SQL
12 162 (3.11%) Java 8
13 156 (2.99%) Ruby
14 144 (2.76%) ES6
15 131 (2.51%) Scala
16 118 (2.26%) TypeScript
17 100 (1.92%) Go
18 89 (1.71%) Perl
19 86 (1.65%) Groovy
20 84 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 759 (14.56%) Degree
2 274 (5.26%) ISTQB
3 249 (4.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 219 (4.20%) Security Cleared
5 184 (3.53%) ISEB
6 107 (2.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 81 (1.55%) SC Cleared
8 76 (1.46%) DV Cleared
9 70 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 61 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
11 57 (1.09%) MCSE
12 56 (1.07%) CCNA
13 46 (0.88%) CISSP
14 43 (0.83%) SANS
15 41 (0.79%) GIAC
16 40 (0.77%) CompTIA Security+
16 40 (0.77%) Linux+ Certification
16 40 (0.77%) Network+ Certification
16 40 (0.77%) SSCP
17 34 (0.65%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 913 (17.52%) QA
2 88 (1.69%) SLA
3 82 (1.57%) Data Quality
4 81 (1.55%) PMO
5 28 (0.54%) GDPR
5 28 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 19 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 11 (0.21%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.15%) NIST
9 7 (0.13%) WCAG
10 6 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.077%) Dodd-Frank
11 4 (0.077%) ISO 26262
11 4 (0.077%) ITGC
11 4 (0.077%) MiFID
12 3 (0.058%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.058%) PMBOK
12 3 (0.058%) Solvency II
13 2 (0.038%) Def Stans
13 2 (0.038%) MISRA C
System Software
1 784 (15.04%) Docker
2 190 (3.65%) Active Directory
3 86 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 46 (0.88%) Apache Flume
5 45 (0.86%) Hyper-V
6 36 (0.69%) Firmware
6 36 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
7 28 (0.54%) vSphere
8 21 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
9 19 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
9 19 (0.36%) XenApp
10 14 (0.27%) XenDesktop
11 11 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 9 (0.17%) VirtualBox
13 6 (0.12%) KVM
14 4 (0.077%) ACF2
14 4 (0.077%) iptables
14 4 (0.077%) RACF
14 4 (0.077%) Varnish
14 4 (0.077%) Xen
Systems Management
1 440 (8.44%) Kubernetes
2 348 (6.68%) Ansible
3 257 (4.93%) Terraform
4 231 (4.43%) Puppet
5 192 (3.68%) Opscode Chef
6 179 (3.43%) HP Quality Center
7 85 (1.63%) Mesos
8 73 (1.40%) Marathon
9 68 (1.30%) HP ALM
10 66 (1.27%) Packer
11 58 (1.11%) Oozie
12 54 (1.04%) SQL Sentry
13 51 (0.98%) Nagios
14 47 (0.90%) Grafana
15 43 (0.83%) Kibana
16 42 (0.81%) SCCM
17 33 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
18 32 (0.61%) WSUS
19 31 (0.59%) ZABBIX
20 30 (0.58%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 688 (13.20%) Microsoft
2 483 (9.27%) Atlassian
3 351 (6.73%) Oracle
4 328 (6.29%) Google
5 204 (3.91%) Salesforce.com
6 187 (3.59%) HP
7 164 (3.15%) SAP
8 145 (2.78%) Splunk
9 108 (2.07%) VMware
10 97 (1.86%) Red Hat
11 95 (1.82%) Tableau
11 95 (1.82%) WorldPay
12 80 (1.53%) Adobe
13 77 (1.48%) hybris
14 66 (1.27%) Cisco
14 66 (1.27%) ServiceNow
15 53 (1.02%) IBM
16 50 (0.96%) Apple
17 48 (0.92%) MuleSoft
18 46 (0.88%) Sage