Period
to 15 October 2021

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 15 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK > England
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 67 65 64
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +16
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 4,872 1,914 5,435
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.43% 4.34% 4.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.10% 20.57% 22.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3,115 1,584 4,037
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,738 £32,500
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% +10.00%
75th Percentile £70,250 £70,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £81,250 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year - +2.80% +7.00%

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 23,095 9,307 24,147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.00% 21.12% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 14,255 7,821 19,525
10th Percentile £37,450 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £44,625 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +2.80% +7.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £83,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 15 October 2021.

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 15 October 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
London -5 2,390 £62,500 -1.57% 317
South East -9 835 £52,000 -0.95% 130
North of England -2 581 £45,000 - 134
Midlands -7 419 £47,500 +1.06% 116
South West +5 377 £50,300 +0.60% 71
North West -12 320 £45,000 - 88
West Midlands -15 272 £45,000 -0.55% 81
East of England -13 212 £55,000 +12.82% 65
Yorkshire -4 211 £45,000 - 33
East Midlands +4 146 £47,500 -5.00% 35
North East -9 54 £37,625 -31.59% 13
JIRA
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 England region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 3,355 (68.86%) Agile Software Development
2 1,734 (35.59%) Confluence
3 1,476 (30.30%) Social Skills
4 1,423 (29.21%) Scrum
5 1,340 (27.50%) DevOps
6 1,276 (26.19%) Git (software)
7 1,103 (22.64%) SQL
8 1,077 (22.11%) Java
9 1,072 (22.00%) Finance
10 1,062 (21.80%) AWS
11 1,049 (21.53%) JavaScript
12 1,043 (21.41%) Jenkins
13 1,040 (21.35%) Test Automation
14 979 (20.09%) Azure
15 972 (19.95%) Problem-Solving
16 928 (19.05%) Python
17 870 (17.86%) Linux
18 797 (16.36%) Docker
19 697 (14.31%) Software Engineering
20 696 (14.29%) HTML
21 682 (14.00%) QA
22 646 (13.26%) SDLC
23 607 (12.46%) Project Management
23 607 (12.46%) CSS
24 606 (12.44%) Microsoft
24 606 (12.44%) Kubernetes
24 606 (12.44%) React
25 593 (12.17%) Microservices
26 588 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
27 580 (11.90%) C#

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 1,734 (35.59%) Confluence
2 174 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 123 (2.52%) CMS
4 122 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
5 91 (1.87%) Apache
6 82 (1.68%) Tomcat
7 50 (1.03%) Apache Spark
8 49 (1.01%) IIS
9 43 (0.88%) Drupal
10 37 (0.76%) nginx
11 33 (0.68%) Apache Airflow
12 31 (0.64%) Umbraco
13 30 (0.62%) JBoss
14 27 (0.55%) WebLogic
15 25 (0.51%) WordPress
16 24 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
17 23 (0.47%) Jupyter
18 20 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
18 20 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
19 13 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 206 (4.23%) Microsoft Office
2 186 (3.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 132 (2.71%) MS Visio
4 94 (1.93%) Microsoft Project
5 93 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 50 (1.03%) Figma
7 32 (0.66%) Sketch
8 31 (0.64%) Adobe XD
9 24 (0.49%) Photoshop
10 14 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 13 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
12 12 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
12 12 (0.25%) Chatbot
13 11 (0.23%) InVision
14 10 (0.21%) GIMP
15 6 (0.12%) InDesign
15 6 (0.12%) Siemens NX
15 6 (0.12%) Solid Edge
16 5 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
16 5 (0.10%) Maya
Business Applications
1 54 (1.11%) Magento
2 37 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (0.76%) Shopify
3 36 (0.74%) Payment Gateway
4 30 (0.62%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 29 (0.60%) NetSuite
6 28 (0.57%) Distributed Ledger
7 15 (0.31%) MetaTrader
8 14 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
9 12 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
10 11 (0.23%) Sage 200
11 9 (0.18%) SAP ERP
11 9 (0.18%) Teamcenter
12 8 (0.16%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
12 8 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
12 8 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
12 8 (0.16%) ResourceLink
12 8 (0.16%) Temenos T24
13 6 (0.12%) BASE24
13 6 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1,062 (21.80%) AWS
2 979 (20.09%) Azure
3 383 (7.86%) GitHub
4 367 (7.53%) SaaS
5 347 (7.12%) Serverless
6 298 (6.12%) GCP
7 211 (4.33%) AWS Lambda
8 188 (3.86%) Microsoft 365
9 153 (3.14%) Amazon EC2
9 153 (3.14%) Power Platform
10 130 (2.67%) Amazon S3
11 122 (2.50%) PaaS
12 116 (2.38%) Slack
13 112 (2.30%) AWS CloudFormation
14 102 (2.09%) npm
15 95 (1.95%) Trello
16 74 (1.52%) IaaS
17 63 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
18 61 (1.25%) Amazon Cognito
19 58 (1.19%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 147 (3.02%) Firewall
2 124 (2.55%) DNS
3 122 (2.50%) VPN
4 102 (2.09%) HTTP
5 94 (1.93%) Internet
6 89 (1.83%) TCP/IP
7 67 (1.38%) SSL
8 51 (1.05%) VLAN
9 42 (0.86%) Broadband
10 35 (0.72%) DHCP
10 35 (0.72%) IPv4
11 34 (0.70%) LAN
12 33 (0.68%) VoIP
12 33 (0.68%) WAN
13 30 (0.62%) OSPF
14 25 (0.51%) Network Security
15 20 (0.41%) IPsec
16 18 (0.37%) Wireshark
17 16 (0.33%) Wireless
18 15 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 514 (10.55%) SQL Server
2 388 (7.96%) MySQL
3 251 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
4 248 (5.09%) NoSQL
5 242 (4.97%) Relational Database
6 198 (4.06%) Data Warehouse
7 188 (3.86%) Big Data
8 150 (3.08%) MongoDB
9 148 (3.04%) Tableau
10 135 (2.77%) Power BI
11 101 (2.07%) Amazon RDS
12 95 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 84 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 82 (1.68%) Data Lake
15 75 (1.54%) Redis
16 71 (1.46%) Oracle Database
17 63 (1.29%) MariaDB
18 55 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 53 (1.09%) Amazon Aurora
19 53 (1.09%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 1,276 (26.19%) Git (software)
2 1,043 (21.41%) Jenkins
3 471 (9.67%) Selenium
4 461 (9.46%) Bitbucket
5 282 (5.79%) Cucumber
6 243 (4.99%) GitLab
7 215 (4.41%) Maven
8 174 (3.57%) Postman
9 152 (3.12%) TeamCity
10 147 (3.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 138 (2.83%) JMeter
11 138 (2.83%) JUnit
12 136 (2.79%) webpack
13 134 (2.75%) Cypress.io
14 125 (2.57%) Team Foundation Server
15 114 (2.34%) Visual Studio
16 107 (2.20%) Subversion
17 106 (2.18%) Sonatype Nexus
18 105 (2.16%) TestRail
19 101 (2.07%) SpecFlow
General
1 1,476 (30.30%) Social Skills
2 1,072 (22.00%) Finance
3 574 (11.78%) Analytical Skills
4 339 (6.96%) Retail
5 310 (6.36%) Banking
6 293 (6.01%) Marketing
7 179 (3.67%) Presentation Skills
8 139 (2.85%) Public Sector
9 136 (2.79%) Legal
10 135 (2.77%) Organisational Skills
11 111 (2.28%) Influencing Skills
12 107 (2.20%) Games
13 103 (2.11%) Telecoms
14 90 (1.85%) Manufacturing
14 90 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
15 84 (1.72%) Investment Banking
15 84 (1.72%) Law
16 82 (1.68%) Advertising
17 77 (1.58%) Inclusion and Diversity
18 68 (1.40%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,175 (24.12%) Developer
2 646 (13.26%) Analyst
3 316 (6.49%) Project Manager
4 292 (5.99%) Senior Developer
5 282 (5.79%) Business Analyst
6 279 (5.73%) DevOps Engineer
7 270 (5.54%) Software Engineer
8 191 (3.92%) Test Engineer
9 164 (3.37%) Java Developer
10 163 (3.35%) QA Engineer
11 148 (3.04%) .NET Developer
12 144 (2.96%) Scrum Master
13 143 (2.94%) PHP Developer
14 135 (2.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 117 (2.40%) Tester
16 112 (2.30%) Senior DevOps
17 111 (2.28%) Full Stack Developer
17 111 (2.28%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 108 (2.22%) Lead Developer
19 105 (2.16%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 696 (14.29%) HTML
2 607 (12.46%) CSS
3 606 (12.44%) React
4 550 (11.29%) REST
5 461 (9.46%) Web Services
6 458 (9.40%) .NET
7 434 (8.91%) AngularJS
8 395 (8.11%) Node.js
9 382 (7.84%) RESTful
10 281 (5.77%) JSON
11 263 (5.40%) HTML5
12 257 (5.28%) Spring
13 240 (4.93%) SOAP
14 223 (4.58%) XML
15 218 (4.47%) jQuery
16 199 (4.08%) Vue.js
17 194 (3.98%) Kafka
18 152 (3.12%) ASP.NET
19 146 (3.00%) .NET Core
20 140 (2.87%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 520 (10.67%) User Experience
2 234 (4.80%) Self-Motivation
3 178 (3.65%) Mobile App
4 115 (2.36%) Data Structures
5 96 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
6 94 (1.93%) Algorithms
7 80 (1.64%) Equities
8 76 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
9 71 (1.46%) Virtual Team
10 69 (1.42%) Management Information System
11 68 (1.40%) Public Cloud
12 67 (1.38%) Cloud Native
13 58 (1.19%) Cyberattack
14 57 (1.17%) Data Protection Act
15 56 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 53 (1.09%) Data Centre
16 53 (1.09%) PMI
17 47 (0.96%) Life Science
18 46 (0.94%) iPad
19 42 (0.86%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 870 (17.86%) Linux
2 446 (9.15%) Windows
3 228 (4.68%) Unix
4 165 (3.39%) Android
5 152 (3.12%) Apple iOS
6 138 (2.83%) Windows Server
7 85 (1.74%) CentOS
8 78 (1.60%) Windows 10
9 47 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 41 (0.84%) Ubuntu
11 33 (0.68%) Mac OS
12 26 (0.53%) Windows Server 2016
13 25 (0.51%) VMS
13 25 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
14 20 (0.41%) Debian
15 16 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
16 14 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
16 14 (0.29%) Solaris
17 12 (0.25%) Windows 7
17 12 (0.25%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,355 (68.86%) Agile Software Development
2 1,423 (29.21%) Scrum
3 1,340 (27.50%) DevOps
4 1,040 (21.35%) Test Automation
5 972 (19.95%) Problem-Solving
6 697 (14.31%) Software Engineering
7 646 (13.26%) SDLC
8 607 (12.46%) Project Management
9 593 (12.17%) Microservices
10 588 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
11 538 (11.04%) Mentoring
12 500 (10.26%) Analytics
13 496 (10.18%) TDD
14 467 (9.59%) Full Stack Development
15 465 (9.54%) User Stories
16 453 (9.30%) BDD
17 449 (9.22%) Kanban
18 444 (9.11%) Software Testing
19 431 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
20 349 (7.16%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1,103 (22.64%) SQL
2 1,077 (22.11%) Java
3 1,049 (21.53%) JavaScript
4 928 (19.05%) Python
5 580 (11.90%) C#
6 323 (6.63%) PHP
7 293 (6.01%) TypeScript
8 251 (5.15%) PowerShell
9 227 (4.66%) C++
10 213 (4.37%) Bash Shell
11 177 (3.63%) C
12 122 (2.50%) ES6
13 102 (2.09%) Shell Script
14 101 (2.07%) Java 8
15 95 (1.95%) Kotlin
16 82 (1.68%) PHP 7
17 79 (1.62%) Ruby
18 76 (1.56%) Go
19 62 (1.27%) Apple Swift
20 60 (1.23%) R
Qualifications
1 515 (10.57%) Degree
2 261 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 223 (4.58%) SC Cleared
4 152 (3.12%) ISTQB
5 131 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
6 86 (1.77%) Master's Degree
7 73 (1.50%) ISEB
7 73 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 67 (1.38%) PMI Certification
9 31 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 30 (0.62%) APMP
11 29 (0.60%) PMP
12 28 (0.57%) AWS Certification
13 21 (0.43%) GIAC
14 19 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 17 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
16 15 (0.31%) MCSE
16 15 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 15 (0.31%) RHCE
17 14 (0.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 682 (14.00%) QA
2 100 (2.05%) PMO
3 86 (1.77%) GDPR
4 83 (1.70%) Accessibility
5 59 (1.21%) SLA
6 55 (1.13%) Data Quality
7 40 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 15 (0.31%) PCI DSS
9 11 (0.23%) NIST
10 9 (0.18%) ISO 20022
11 8 (0.16%) SEPA
12 7 (0.14%) IEC 62304
12 7 (0.14%) ISO 13485
12 7 (0.14%) PMBOK
12 7 (0.14%) WCAG
13 6 (0.12%) ISO 15022
14 5 (0.10%) GRC
14 5 (0.10%) ISO 8583
15 3 (0.062%) Cyber Essentials
15 3 (0.062%) IASME
System Software
1 797 (16.36%) Docker
2 194 (3.98%) Active Directory
3 89 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
5 34 (0.70%) Firmware
6 32 (0.66%) vSphere
7 21 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 21 (0.43%) Hyper-V
8 15 (0.31%) iptables
9 14 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
10 12 (0.25%) XenApp
10 12 (0.25%) XenDesktop
11 11 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
12 9 (0.18%) VirtualBox
13 7 (0.14%) LXC
14 6 (0.12%) Ceph
15 3 (0.062%) HDFS
15 3 (0.062%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.062%) Varnish
16 2 (0.041%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 606 (12.44%) Kubernetes
2 418 (8.58%) Ansible
3 354 (7.27%) Terraform
4 94 (1.93%) Grafana
5 90 (1.85%) Puppet
6 51 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
7 48 (0.99%) Prometheus
8 45 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
9 40 (0.82%) Opsgenie
10 36 (0.74%) HP ALM
10 36 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
11 30 (0.62%) Graphite
11 30 (0.62%) Graylog
12 25 (0.51%) Packer
13 19 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
14 17 (0.35%) Nagios
15 16 (0.33%) Consul
15 16 (0.33%) Kibana
16 15 (0.31%) Bugsnag
17 14 (0.29%) Istio
Vendors
1 606 (12.44%) Microsoft
2 379 (7.78%) Oracle
3 358 (7.35%) Atlassian
4 297 (6.10%) Google
5 166 (3.41%) Salesforce.com
6 118 (2.42%) SAP
7 111 (2.28%) VMware
8 98 (2.01%) ServiceNow
9 97 (1.99%) Cognizant
10 87 (1.79%) Red Hat
11 77 (1.58%) HP
12 66 (1.35%) Splunk
13 60 (1.23%) Adobe
14 52 (1.07%) New Relic
15 51 (1.05%) IBM
16 40 (0.82%) Citrix
17 38 (0.78%) Zend
18 35 (0.72%) Elastic Path
18 35 (0.72%) Sitecore
19 33 (0.68%) MuleSoft