Period
to 27 February 2020

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 27 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK > England
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 67 73 88
Rank change year-on-year +6 +15 +20
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 4,691 5,573 5,814
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.13% 3.97% 3.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.51% 20.07% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3,508 4,136 4,644
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £81,875 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% -

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 21,812 27,773 33,930
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.21% 19.78% 20.55%
Number of salaries quoted 17,341 22,318 28,180
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £76,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 27 February 2020.

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 27 February 2020. 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 1,975 £62,500 +4.17% 251
South East +3 884 £53,000 +6.00% 175
North of England +5 728 £45,000 - 172
North West -3 390 £44,000 -4.86% 102
Midlands +34 361 £47,500 +5.56% 115
East of England +30 355 £52,500 +10.53% 67
South West +21 352 £50,000 +3.09% 105
Yorkshire +17 302 £50,000 +11.11% 53
West Midlands +50 210 £50,000 +25.00% 76
East Midlands +2 145 £45,000 - 39
North East +5 36 £45,000 - 17
JIRA
UK

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, 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 3,036 (64.72%) Agile Software Development
2 1,669 (35.58%) Confluence
3 1,517 (32.34%) Scrum
4 1,190 (25.37%) Test Automation
5 1,181 (25.18%) Git (software)
6 1,158 (24.69%) Java
7 1,144 (24.39%) DevOps
8 1,121 (23.90%) SQL
9 1,095 (23.34%) Jenkins
10 1,034 (22.04%) Finance
11 930 (19.83%) JavaScript
12 886 (18.89%) AWS
13 849 (18.10%) Python
14 829 (17.67%) C#
15 780 (16.63%) QA
16 768 (16.37%) Linux
17 754 (16.07%) Problem-Solving
18 731 (15.58%) Azure
19 676 (14.41%) Selenium
20 660 (14.07%) .NET
21 641 (13.66%) Software Engineering
22 639 (13.62%) Continuous Integration
23 631 (13.45%) TDD
24 630 (13.43%) Docker
25 594 (12.66%) HTML
26 581 (12.39%) Microsoft
27 571 (12.17%) Windows
28 566 (12.07%) CSS
29 563 (12.00%) Project Management
30 553 (11.79%) SDLC

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 1,669 (35.58%) Confluence
2 183 (3.90%) SharePoint
3 111 (2.37%) Apache
4 109 (2.32%) Tomcat
5 100 (2.13%) Apache Spark
6 92 (1.96%) CMS
7 66 (1.41%) IIS
8 53 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
9 41 (0.87%) OpenStack
10 40 (0.85%) WebSphere
11 31 (0.66%) nginx
11 31 (0.66%) Umbraco
12 29 (0.62%) Drupal
13 28 (0.60%) WordPress
14 24 (0.51%) CICS
15 21 (0.45%) JBoss
15 21 (0.45%) WebLogic
16 20 (0.43%) Mule
17 15 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
18 13 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 183 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
2 155 (3.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 141 (3.01%) Microsoft Project
4 123 (2.62%) MS Visio
5 68 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 30 (0.64%) HipChat
7 29 (0.62%) InVision
8 24 (0.51%) Zeplin
9 22 (0.47%) Adobe XD
10 18 (0.38%) Chatbot
11 16 (0.34%) Photoshop
11 16 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
12 11 (0.23%) Sketch
13 9 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 7 (0.15%) Gliffy
15 6 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
15 6 (0.13%) Camtasia
16 3 (0.064%) Adobe Premiere
16 3 (0.064%) CATIA
16 3 (0.064%) PlantUML
Business Applications
1 79 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 53 (1.13%) Magento
3 37 (0.79%) Payment Gateway
4 24 (0.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 22 (0.47%) NetSuite
6 20 (0.43%) Salerio
7 13 (0.28%) assyst
7 13 (0.28%) Documaker
8 10 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
9 9 (0.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 8 (0.17%) R3 Corda
10 8 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
10 8 (0.17%) Shopify
11 7 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
12 6 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
12 6 (0.13%) SAP ERP
13 5 (0.11%) RiskWrite
13 5 (0.11%) Teamcenter
13 5 (0.11%) Temenos T24
14 4 (0.085%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 886 (18.89%) AWS
2 731 (15.58%) Azure
3 320 (6.82%) GitHub
4 230 (4.90%) SaaS
5 167 (3.56%) Slack
6 161 (3.43%) Office 365
7 153 (3.26%) GCP
8 109 (2.32%) Serverless
9 108 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
10 96 (2.05%) PaaS
10 96 (2.05%) Trello
11 95 (2.03%) AWS CloudFormation
12 85 (1.81%) OpenShift
13 83 (1.77%) IaaS
14 82 (1.75%) Amazon S3
15 79 (1.68%) AWS Lambda
16 62 (1.32%) Power Platform
17 61 (1.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 56 (1.19%) npm
19 55 (1.17%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 123 (2.62%) DNS
2 105 (2.24%) Firewall
3 101 (2.15%) TCP/IP
4 70 (1.49%) HTTP
5 58 (1.24%) Internet
6 51 (1.09%) VPN
7 47 (1.00%) DHCP
8 33 (0.70%) SSL
9 30 (0.64%) Skype
9 30 (0.64%) Wireshark
10 28 (0.60%) VLAN
11 27 (0.58%) Wireless
12 25 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
13 22 (0.47%) VoIP
14 20 (0.43%) Intranet
15 19 (0.41%) NetScaler
16 17 (0.36%) SAN
16 17 (0.36%) SNMP
17 16 (0.34%) DMZ
17 16 (0.34%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 477 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 268 (5.71%) MySQL
3 185 (3.94%) Big Data
4 164 (3.50%) NoSQL
5 160 (3.41%) Relational Database
6 147 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
7 124 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
8 116 (2.47%) MongoDB
9 92 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
10 83 (1.77%) Hadoop
11 69 (1.47%) Redis
11 69 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 63 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 62 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 61 (1.30%) RDBMS
15 59 (1.26%) Power BI
16 45 (0.96%) Oracle Database
17 41 (0.87%) DB2
18 35 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 34 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1,181 (25.18%) Git (software)
2 1,095 (23.34%) Jenkins
3 676 (14.41%) Selenium
4 458 (9.76%) Bitbucket
5 370 (7.89%) Cucumber
6 301 (6.42%) Maven
7 254 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 231 (4.92%) SoapUI
9 218 (4.65%) JMeter
10 216 (4.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 213 (4.54%) Subversion
12 208 (4.43%) TeamCity
13 202 (4.31%) WebDriver
14 188 (4.01%) Visual Studio
15 185 (3.94%) JUnit
16 173 (3.69%) Postman
17 119 (2.54%) SpecFlow
18 109 (2.32%) TestRail
19 106 (2.26%) SonarQube
20 103 (2.20%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1,034 (22.04%) Finance
2 324 (6.91%) Banking
3 243 (5.18%) Retail
4 151 (3.22%) Marketing
5 146 (3.11%) Public Sector
6 95 (2.03%) Legal
7 84 (1.79%) Telecoms
8 82 (1.75%) Games
9 64 (1.36%) Back Office
10 60 (1.28%) Financial Institution
11 55 (1.17%) Automotive
11 55 (1.17%) Electronics
12 51 (1.09%) Manufacturing
13 40 (0.85%) Billing
14 31 (0.66%) Advertising
15 30 (0.64%) Investment Banking
16 27 (0.58%) Publishing
17 26 (0.55%) Front Office
17 26 (0.55%) Retail Banking
18 25 (0.53%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1,162 (24.77%) Developer
2 758 (16.16%) Analyst
3 281 (5.99%) Business Analyst
4 273 (5.82%) Software Engineer
5 226 (4.82%) Test Analyst
6 222 (4.73%) Project Manager
7 217 (4.63%) DevOps Engineer
7 217 (4.63%) Senior Developer
8 202 (4.31%) Java Developer
9 201 (4.28%) Test Engineer
10 178 (3.79%) QA Engineer
11 174 (3.71%) Tester
12 165 (3.52%) .NET Developer
13 163 (3.47%) C# Developer
14 157 (3.35%) Architect
15 150 (3.20%) Software Developer
16 123 (2.62%) Test Leader
17 119 (2.54%) Junior
18 111 (2.37%) Senior Analyst
19 104 (2.22%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 660 (14.07%) .NET
2 594 (12.66%) HTML
3 566 (12.07%) CSS
4 449 (9.57%) Web Services
5 438 (9.34%) REST
6 379 (8.08%) AngularJS
7 330 (7.03%) JSON
8 327 (6.97%) RESTful
9 326 (6.95%) Spring
10 291 (6.20%) XML
11 287 (6.12%) Node.js
12 284 (6.05%) React
13 236 (5.03%) HTML5
14 217 (4.63%) SOAP
15 188 (4.01%) ASP.NET
16 178 (3.79%) .NET Framework
17 173 (3.69%) jQuery
18 146 (3.11%) .NET Core
19 142 (3.03%) Hibernate
20 121 (2.58%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 505 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
2 325 (6.93%) User Experience
3 208 (4.43%) Self-Motivation
4 181 (3.86%) Mobile App
5 165 (3.52%) Greenfield Project
6 102 (2.17%) Management Information System
7 97 (2.07%) Public Cloud
8 83 (1.77%) Virtual Team
9 66 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
10 63 (1.34%) Algorithms
11 62 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
12 51 (1.09%) Cloud Native
13 48 (1.02%) Data Centre
14 47 (1.00%) Data Structures
15 40 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
16 39 (0.83%) PKI
17 38 (0.81%) Mainframe
18 37 (0.79%) Wiki
19 32 (0.68%) Equities
19 32 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 768 (16.37%) Linux
2 571 (12.17%) Windows
3 273 (5.82%) Unix
4 171 (3.65%) Android
5 169 (3.60%) Apple iOS
6 122 (2.60%) Windows Server
7 111 (2.37%) CentOS
8 64 (1.36%) Windows 10
9 58 (1.24%) Ubuntu
10 49 (1.04%) Windows 7
11 46 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 39 (0.83%) Mac OS
13 30 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
14 28 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
15 22 (0.47%) Debian
16 20 (0.43%) Fedora
17 13 (0.28%) Solaris
18 9 (0.19%) Windows 8
19 7 (0.15%) CoreOS
20 6 (0.13%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,036 (64.72%) Agile Software Development
2 1,517 (32.34%) Scrum
3 1,190 (25.37%) Test Automation
4 1,144 (24.39%) DevOps
5 754 (16.07%) Problem-Solving
6 641 (13.66%) Software Engineering
7 639 (13.62%) Continuous Integration
8 631 (13.45%) TDD
9 563 (12.00%) Project Management
10 553 (11.79%) SDLC
11 534 (11.38%) BDD
12 507 (10.81%) Kanban
13 414 (8.83%) Microservices
14 412 (8.78%) Waterfall
15 396 (8.44%) Stakeholder Management
16 370 (7.89%) User Stories
17 359 (7.65%) Mentoring
18 332 (7.08%) Computer Science
19 310 (6.61%) E-Commerce
20 299 (6.37%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,158 (24.69%) Java
2 1,121 (23.90%) SQL
3 930 (19.83%) JavaScript
4 849 (18.10%) Python
5 829 (17.67%) C#
6 261 (5.56%) C
7 255 (5.44%) C++
8 239 (5.09%) Bash Shell
9 227 (4.84%) PHP
10 202 (4.31%) PowerShell
11 148 (3.15%) TypeScript
12 132 (2.81%) Java 8
13 127 (2.71%) Ruby
14 119 (2.54%) Scala
15 113 (2.41%) T-SQL
16 89 (1.90%) Go
17 78 (1.66%) ES6
18 74 (1.58%) PL/SQL
18 74 (1.58%) Shell Script
19 71 (1.51%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 551 (11.75%) Degree
2 245 (5.22%) ISTQB
3 180 (3.84%) Security Cleared
4 169 (3.60%) ISEB
5 168 (3.58%) Computer Science Degree
6 79 (1.68%) SC Cleared
7 75 (1.60%) DV Cleared
8 64 (1.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 47 (1.00%) PMI Certification
10 31 (0.66%) PMP
11 30 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
12 28 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
13 27 (0.58%) RHCE
14 26 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
15 25 (0.53%) Postgraduate
16 21 (0.45%) CISSP
16 21 (0.45%) MCSE
17 19 (0.41%) GIAC
17 19 (0.41%) IIBA
18 18 (0.38%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 780 (16.63%) QA
2 73 (1.56%) PMO
3 65 (1.39%) SLA
4 48 (1.02%) Data Quality
5 34 (0.72%) GDPR
6 26 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (0.32%) PCI DSS
8 12 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 11 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 10 (0.21%) PMBOK
11 6 (0.13%) Government Security Classifications
11 6 (0.13%) NCSC
12 4 (0.085%) EMIR
12 4 (0.085%) ITGC
13 3 (0.064%) Cyber Essentials
13 3 (0.064%) Def Stans
13 3 (0.064%) Dodd-Frank
13 3 (0.064%) MiFID
14 2 (0.043%) MISRA
14 2 (0.043%) MISRA C
System Software
1 630 (13.43%) Docker
2 155 (3.30%) Active Directory
3 63 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (0.66%) Hyper-V
5 30 (0.64%) Firmware
6 23 (0.49%) vSphere
7 19 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (0.41%) XenApp
8 18 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 16 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
10 15 (0.32%) XenDesktop
11 13 (0.28%) ACF2
11 13 (0.28%) KVM
11 13 (0.28%) RACF
12 12 (0.26%) VirtualBox
13 11 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
14 10 (0.21%) Apache Flume
14 10 (0.21%) NFS
15 9 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
16 8 (0.17%) iptables
Systems Management
1 366 (7.80%) Kubernetes
2 341 (7.27%) Ansible
3 232 (4.95%) Terraform
4 193 (4.11%) Puppet
5 159 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
6 145 (3.09%) HP Quality Center
7 93 (1.98%) HP ALM
8 61 (1.30%) Nagios
9 58 (1.24%) Grafana
10 54 (1.15%) Packer
11 45 (0.96%) SCCM
12 34 (0.72%) ZABBIX
13 30 (0.64%) SCOM
14 26 (0.55%) WSUS
15 25 (0.53%) Jamf Pro
16 23 (0.49%) CA Service Virtualization
17 21 (0.45%) Kibana
18 18 (0.38%) HP SiteScope
18 18 (0.38%) Istio
19 17 (0.36%) Oozie
Vendors
1 581 (12.39%) Microsoft
2 408 (8.70%) Atlassian
3 397 (8.46%) Oracle
4 213 (4.54%) HP
5 192 (4.09%) Google
6 165 (3.52%) Salesforce.com
7 118 (2.52%) SAP
8 115 (2.45%) Red Hat
9 105 (2.24%) WorldPay
10 103 (2.20%) VMware
11 85 (1.81%) Adobe
12 81 (1.73%) IBM
12 81 (1.73%) Splunk
13 74 (1.58%) Tableau
14 73 (1.56%) FIS
15 72 (1.53%) ServiceNow
16 65 (1.39%) CA
17 60 (1.28%) hybris
18 55 (1.17%) Cisco
19 39 (0.83%) Remedy