Period
to 18 February 2018

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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK > England
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 103 149
Rank change year-on-year +18 +46 +51
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 5,719 4,711 4,460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.51% 2.86% 2.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.11% 15.10% 12.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4,540 4,055 3,740
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 33,434 31,198 35,357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.51% 18.93% 17.85%
Number of salaries quoted 27,688 26,815 30,411
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 2018. 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 +8 2,523 £60,000 +4.35% 347
South East +29 978 £47,500 -5.00% 141
North of England +29 791 £42,500 +6.25% 143
Midlands +81 528 £40,000 +3.90% 74
South West +29 518 £50,000 +17.65% 75
North West +1 446 £42,500 +8.97% 88
East of England +2 384 £50,000 +11.11% 61
West Midlands +69 327 £35,000 -12.50% 44
Yorkshire +38 308 £42,500 -5.56% 41
East Midlands +87 194 £44,000 +17.33% 30
North East -6 37 £40,000 +14.29% 14
JIRA
UK

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, 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 3,932 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 1,808 (31.61%) Java
3 1,559 (27.26%) Scrum
4 1,553 (27.16%) Confluence
5 1,546 (27.03%) Test Automation
6 1,544 (27.00%) SQL
7 1,512 (26.44%) Git (software)
8 1,281 (22.40%) JavaScript
9 1,252 (21.89%) Finance
10 1,221 (21.35%) Linux
11 1,192 (20.84%) Jenkins
12 1,109 (19.39%) TDD
13 1,033 (18.06%) QA
14 1,008 (17.63%) C#
15 991 (17.33%) HTML
16 958 (16.75%) Continuous Integration
17 943 (16.49%) DevOps
18 915 (16.00%) Selenium
19 906 (15.84%) BDD
20 872 (15.25%) .NET
21 820 (14.34%) Amazon AWS
22 799 (13.97%) SQL Server
23 796 (13.92%) Python
24 795 (13.90%) SDLC
25 792 (13.85%) Web Services
26 756 (13.22%) Degree
27 750 (13.11%) CSS
28 710 (12.41%) Software Engineering
29 703 (12.29%) Windows
30 676 (11.82%) AngularJS

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 1,553 (27.16%) Confluence
2 290 (5.07%) Tomcat
3 262 (4.58%) Apache
4 205 (3.58%) CMS
5 152 (2.66%) IIS
6 150 (2.62%) Apache Spark
7 124 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
8 106 (1.85%) SharePoint
9 91 (1.59%) JBoss
10 88 (1.54%) WebSphere
11 76 (1.33%) Umbraco
12 68 (1.19%) nginx
13 66 (1.15%) Drupal
14 60 (1.05%) WordPress
15 55 (0.96%) OpenStack
16 52 (0.91%) Mule
17 48 (0.84%) WebLogic
18 42 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 41 (0.72%) Apache Pig
20 40 (0.70%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 218 (3.81%) Microsoft Office
2 198 (3.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 129 (2.26%) MS Visio
4 106 (1.85%) Microsoft Project
5 71 (1.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 35 (0.61%) Photoshop
7 29 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
8 18 (0.31%) HipChat
9 13 (0.23%) InVision
10 7 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (0.12%) InfoPath
11 5 (0.087%) InDesign
12 4 (0.070%) AutoCAD
12 4 (0.070%) CATIA
12 4 (0.070%) SOLIDWORKS
13 3 (0.052%) Doxygen
13 3 (0.052%) Mingle
14 2 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 2 (0.035%) FrameMaker
14 2 (0.035%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 66 (1.15%) Magento
2 27 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
2 27 (0.47%) Shopify
3 23 (0.40%) Workfront
4 18 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
4 18 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
4 18 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
5 16 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
6 14 (0.24%) MetaTrader
7 13 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
8 8 (0.14%) Elite 3E
9 7 (0.12%) assyst
10 6 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 6 (0.10%) SessionCam
10 6 (0.10%) WebTrends
11 5 (0.087%) Oracle Applications
12 4 (0.070%) ENOVIA
12 4 (0.070%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 820 (14.34%) Amazon AWS
2 490 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 302 (5.28%) GitHub
4 283 (4.95%) SaaS
5 114 (1.99%) Slack
6 109 (1.91%) PaaS
7 107 (1.87%) Trello
8 100 (1.75%) IaaS
9 99 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
10 60 (1.05%) Amazon S3
11 57 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
12 53 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 52 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
14 50 (0.87%) Office 365
15 45 (0.79%) Basecamp
15 45 (0.79%) Google Analytics
16 41 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
17 37 (0.65%) npm
18 29 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
19 28 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 135 (2.36%) HTTP
2 130 (2.27%) Firewall
3 124 (2.17%) Internet
4 116 (2.03%) TCP/IP
5 111 (1.94%) Wireless
6 108 (1.89%) DNS
7 65 (1.14%) DHCP
8 61 (1.07%) VPN
9 50 (0.87%) SSL
10 46 (0.80%) SNMP
11 41 (0.72%) Broadband
12 36 (0.63%) VoIP
13 33 (0.58%) SMS
14 21 (0.37%) FTP
14 21 (0.37%) ICMP
14 21 (0.37%) WAN
15 20 (0.35%) Cisco IOS
16 17 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
16 17 (0.30%) NetScaler
16 17 (0.30%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 799 (13.97%) SQL Server
2 525 (9.18%) MySQL
3 362 (6.33%) NoSQL
4 342 (5.98%) Big Data
5 267 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
6 221 (3.86%) MongoDB
6 221 (3.86%) Relational Database
7 185 (3.23%) Hadoop
8 153 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
9 135 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 127 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 117 (2.05%) Oracle Database
12 90 (1.57%) Redis
13 81 (1.42%) RDBMS
14 70 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 59 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
16 57 (1.00%) Blockchain
17 52 (0.91%) Apache Hive
18 49 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 49 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1,512 (26.44%) Git (software)
2 1,192 (20.84%) Jenkins
3 915 (16.00%) Selenium
4 494 (8.64%) Cucumber
5 491 (8.59%) Maven
6 445 (7.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 445 (7.78%) Subversion
7 441 (7.71%) TeamCity
8 421 (7.36%) Bitbucket
9 357 (6.24%) JUnit
10 307 (5.37%) WebDriver
11 288 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
12 264 (4.62%) SoapUI
13 218 (3.81%) JMeter
14 213 (3.72%) Visual Studio
15 202 (3.53%) Gradle
16 171 (2.99%) Octopus Deploy
17 138 (2.41%) Eclipse
18 125 (2.19%) Calabash
19 124 (2.17%) Zephyr
General
1 1,252 (21.89%) Finance
2 471 (8.24%) Banking
3 451 (7.89%) Retail
4 271 (4.74%) Marketing
5 216 (3.78%) Games
6 183 (3.20%) Investment Banking
7 172 (3.01%) Electronics
8 130 (2.27%) Telecoms
9 127 (2.22%) Retail Banking
10 102 (1.78%) Advertising
11 93 (1.63%) Publishing
12 80 (1.40%) Financial Institution
13 76 (1.33%) Front Office
14 72 (1.26%) Manufacturing
15 71 (1.24%) Legal
16 60 (1.05%) Law
17 56 (0.98%) Back Office
18 46 (0.80%) Automotive
19 24 (0.42%) Multimedia
20 21 (0.37%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1,734 (30.32%) Developer
2 907 (15.86%) Analyst
3 470 (8.22%) Java Developer
4 426 (7.45%) Tester
5 379 (6.63%) Business Analyst
6 311 (5.44%) DevOps Engineer
7 307 (5.37%) Senior Developer
8 302 (5.28%) Project Manager
9 295 (5.16%) Test Analyst
10 287 (5.02%) Software Engineer
11 252 (4.41%) .NET Developer
12 224 (3.92%) Test Engineer
13 210 (3.67%) Software Developer
14 195 (3.41%) Automation Tester
15 192 (3.36%) QA Engineer
16 180 (3.15%) C# Developer
17 176 (3.08%) Java Engineer
18 146 (2.55%) Scrum Master
19 137 (2.40%) Lead Developer
20 134 (2.34%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 991 (17.33%) HTML
2 872 (15.25%) .NET
3 792 (13.85%) Web Services
4 750 (13.11%) CSS
5 676 (11.82%) AngularJS
6 627 (10.96%) REST
7 495 (8.66%) jQuery
8 457 (7.99%) XML
9 443 (7.75%) Spring
10 379 (6.63%) RESTful
11 376 (6.57%) SOAP
12 357 (6.24%) JSON
13 333 (5.82%) ASP.NET
14 322 (5.63%) HTML5
15 289 (5.05%) Node.js
16 241 (4.21%) Hibernate
17 215 (3.76%) .NET Framework
18 194 (3.39%) React
19 193 (3.37%) CSS3
20 190 (3.32%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 486 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
2 441 (7.71%) User Experience
3 397 (6.94%) Computer Science
4 284 (4.97%) Mobile App
5 235 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
6 224 (3.92%) Fintech
7 133 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
8 106 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
9 105 (1.84%) Management Information System
10 88 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 80 (1.40%) Equities
12 74 (1.29%) Data Centre
13 71 (1.24%) Client/Server
14 62 (1.08%) Data Structures
15 56 (0.98%) Algorithms
16 55 (0.96%) Derivative
17 52 (0.91%) Virtual Team
18 50 (0.87%) Clustering
19 46 (0.80%) Hedge funds
20 42 (0.73%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1,221 (21.35%) Linux
2 703 (12.29%) Windows
3 425 (7.43%) Unix
4 289 (5.05%) Android
5 242 (4.23%) Apple iOS
6 186 (3.25%) Windows Server
7 70 (1.22%) CentOS
8 61 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 48 (0.84%) Ubuntu
10 46 (0.80%) Mac OS X
10 46 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
11 41 (0.72%) Debian
12 25 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
13 20 (0.35%) Windows 10
14 19 (0.33%) Windows 7
15 18 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
15 18 (0.31%) Solaris
16 15 (0.26%) Windows Embedded Compact
17 14 (0.24%) CoreOS
18 13 (0.23%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,932 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 1,559 (27.26%) Scrum
3 1,546 (27.03%) Test Automation
4 1,109 (19.39%) TDD
5 958 (16.75%) Continuous Integration
6 943 (16.49%) DevOps
7 906 (15.84%) BDD
8 795 (13.90%) SDLC
9 710 (12.41%) Software Engineering
10 579 (10.12%) Project Management
11 573 (10.02%) Kanban
12 539 (9.42%) MVC
13 479 (8.38%) E-Commerce
14 451 (7.89%) OO
15 441 (7.71%) Waterfall
16 413 (7.22%) User Stories
17 367 (6.42%) Mentoring
18 355 (6.21%) Software Testing
19 354 (6.19%) Analytics
20 345 (6.03%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1,808 (31.61%) Java
2 1,544 (27.00%) SQL
3 1,281 (22.40%) JavaScript
4 1,008 (17.63%) C#
5 796 (13.92%) Python
6 490 (8.57%) PHP
7 399 (6.98%) C++
8 311 (5.44%) Ruby
9 293 (5.12%) Bash Shell
10 281 (4.91%) C
11 271 (4.74%) PowerShell
12 206 (3.60%) T-SQL
13 185 (3.23%) Perl
14 139 (2.43%) Scala
15 126 (2.20%) Shell Script
16 102 (1.78%) Groovy
17 98 (1.71%) Objective-C
18 87 (1.52%) VB.NET
19 76 (1.33%) PL/SQL
20 70 (1.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 756 (13.22%) Degree
2 336 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 265 (4.63%) Security Cleared
4 240 (4.20%) ISEB
5 183 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
6 155 (2.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 97 (1.70%) SC Cleared
8 86 (1.50%) DV Cleared
9 85 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 50 (0.87%) PMI Certification
11 43 (0.75%) Master's Degree
12 42 (0.73%) PMP
13 37 (0.65%) MCSE
14 30 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
15 29 (0.51%) CCNA
15 29 (0.51%) MCSA
16 28 (0.49%) SSCP
17 22 (0.38%) GIAC
17 22 (0.38%) Linux+ Certification
17 22 (0.38%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,033 (18.06%) QA
2 67 (1.17%) PMO
3 45 (0.79%) SLA
4 37 (0.65%) PCI DSS
5 36 (0.63%) GDPR
6 16 (0.28%) Data Quality
6 16 (0.28%) GCP
7 13 (0.23%) ISO 9001
8 12 (0.21%) MiFID
8 12 (0.21%) SEPA
9 11 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 9 (0.16%) MISRA
11 8 (0.14%) Basel III
11 8 (0.14%) MISRA C
12 4 (0.070%) ISO 13485
12 4 (0.070%) OIPF
13 3 (0.052%) Def Stans
13 3 (0.052%) IEC 62304
13 3 (0.052%) ISO 20022
13 3 (0.052%) PSD2
System Software
1 556 (9.72%) Docker
2 125 (2.19%) Active Directory
3 93 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 53 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
5 39 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
6 36 (0.63%) Hyper-V
7 29 (0.51%) HDFS
7 29 (0.51%) vSphere
8 19 (0.33%) Firmware
9 18 (0.31%) NFS
10 15 (0.26%) Postfix
10 15 (0.26%) Samba
10 15 (0.26%) VMware NSX
11 12 (0.21%) BIND 9
11 12 (0.21%) Kamailio
11 12 (0.21%) VirtualBox
12 11 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 9 (0.16%) Apache Flume
14 8 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
15 5 (0.087%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 479 (8.38%) Puppet
2 349 (6.10%) Ansible
3 282 (4.93%) Opscode Chef
4 136 (2.38%) Kubernetes
5 116 (2.03%) Nagios
6 107 (1.87%) Terraform
7 100 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
8 60 (1.05%) Kibana
9 58 (1.01%) HockeyApp
10 37 (0.65%) ZABBIX
11 33 (0.58%) logstash
12 28 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
13 27 (0.47%) Salt
14 26 (0.45%) Consul
14 26 (0.45%) Icinga
15 23 (0.40%) SCCM
16 22 (0.38%) CA Service Virtualization
17 21 (0.37%) vCenter Server
18 20 (0.35%) Ambari
18 20 (0.35%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 639 (11.17%) Microsoft
2 541 (9.46%) Oracle
3 500 (8.74%) Atlassian
4 229 (4.00%) Google
5 175 (3.06%) HP
6 145 (2.54%) VMware
7 144 (2.52%) SAP
8 127 (2.22%) IBM
9 116 (2.03%) Splunk
10 100 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
11 94 (1.64%) Red Hat
12 75 (1.31%) Apple
13 74 (1.29%) WorldPay
14 71 (1.24%) AppDynamics
15 69 (1.21%) CA Agile Central
16 65 (1.14%) hybris
17 55 (0.96%) New Relic
18 52 (0.91%) Remedy
19 51 (0.89%) CA
20 50 (0.87%) RedGate