Period
to 4 June 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 4 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK > England
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 65 66 78
Rank change year-on-year +1 +12 +23
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 3,389 5,497 6,128
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.22% 4.16% 3.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.58% 21.30% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2,727 4,153 4,875
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £83,000 £80,000 £76,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 15,702 25,808 33,492
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.57% 19.53% 20.90%
Number of salaries quoted 12,487 20,423 27,310
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
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 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 4 June 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 4 June 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 -6 1,492 £65,000 +8.33% 72
South East -3 686 £55,000 +10.00% 31
North of England +20 516 £45,000 - 43
North West +12 293 £45,000 - 20
South West -6 232 £51,500 +9.57% 23
Midlands +25 228 £45,000 -5.26% 32
East of England +42 219 £52,500 +23.53% 16
Yorkshire +51 199 £45,000 +5.88% 19
West Midlands +46 154 £47,500 - 27
East Midlands +1 71 £45,000 - 5
North East -4 24 £48,000 +6.67% 4
JIRA
UK

For the 6 months to 4 June 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 2,193 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 1,347 (39.75%) Confluence
3 1,012 (29.86%) Scrum
4 832 (24.55%) Test Automation
5 807 (23.81%) Java
6 798 (23.55%) DevOps
7 797 (23.52%) Git (software)
8 777 (22.93%) SQL
9 759 (22.40%) Finance
10 716 (21.13%) Jenkins
11 652 (19.24%) JavaScript
12 570 (16.82%) Python
13 567 (16.73%) C#
14 566 (16.70%) AWS
15 563 (16.61%) Linux
16 558 (16.47%) Azure
17 531 (15.67%) Software Engineering
18 519 (15.31%) Docker
19 517 (15.26%) QA
20 501 (14.78%) Problem-Solving
21 498 (14.69%) Selenium
22 480 (14.16%) Continuous Integration
23 458 (13.51%) HTML
24 453 (13.37%) TDD
25 423 (12.48%) .NET
26 403 (11.89%) SDLC
27 399 (11.77%) Microsoft
28 394 (11.63%) CSS
29 391 (11.54%) Windows
30 390 (11.51%) Kanban

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 1,347 (39.75%) Confluence
2 147 (4.34%) SharePoint
3 85 (2.51%) CMS
4 63 (1.86%) Tomcat
5 62 (1.83%) Apache
6 47 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
7 43 (1.27%) Apache Spark
8 40 (1.18%) IIS
9 38 (1.12%) WebSphere
10 37 (1.09%) OpenStack
11 30 (0.89%) Umbraco
12 23 (0.68%) CICS
13 20 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
14 16 (0.47%) Drupal
14 16 (0.47%) nginx
15 14 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
16 10 (0.30%) Apache Solr
16 10 (0.30%) MS Exchange
17 9 (0.27%) WordPress
18 8 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 138 (4.07%) Microsoft Office
2 122 (3.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 92 (2.71%) Microsoft Project
4 70 (2.07%) MS Visio
5 52 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 22 (0.65%) InVision
7 21 (0.62%) Adobe XD
7 21 (0.62%) Zeplin
8 20 (0.59%) Chatbot
9 10 (0.30%) Camtasia
9 10 (0.30%) MadCap Flare
10 8 (0.24%) HipChat
10 8 (0.24%) Photoshop
11 5 (0.15%) Sketch
12 4 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 2 (0.059%) Gephi
13 2 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
14 1 (0.030%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.030%) Mingle
14 1 (0.030%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 64 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (1.15%) Magento
3 24 (0.71%) Salerio
4 19 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
5 17 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
6 15 (0.44%) assyst
7 14 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 12 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
9 9 (0.27%) NetSuite
10 8 (0.24%) BASE24
11 6 (0.18%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
12 5 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
12 5 (0.15%) Shopify
13 4 (0.12%) RiskWrite
14 3 (0.089%) Adobe Campaign
14 3 (0.089%) ResourceLink
14 3 (0.089%) SAP S/4HANA
15 2 (0.059%) R3 Corda
15 2 (0.059%) SAP Hybris
15 2 (0.059%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 566 (16.70%) AWS
2 558 (16.47%) Azure
3 223 (6.58%) GitHub
4 204 (6.02%) SaaS
5 129 (3.81%) GCP
6 127 (3.75%) Slack
7 120 (3.54%) Office 365
8 113 (3.33%) Serverless
9 78 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
9 78 (2.30%) AWS CloudFormation
10 77 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
10 77 (2.27%) Trello
11 75 (2.21%) PaaS
12 69 (2.04%) OpenShift
13 58 (1.71%) Power Platform
14 53 (1.56%) Amazon ECS
14 53 (1.56%) Amazon S3
15 48 (1.42%) Dynamics 365
16 45 (1.33%) IaaS
17 41 (1.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 82 (2.42%) DNS
2 56 (1.65%) Firewall
3 54 (1.59%) HTTP
4 51 (1.50%) TCP/IP
5 41 (1.21%) Internet
6 36 (1.06%) VPN
7 33 (0.97%) Wireless
8 23 (0.68%) DHCP
9 22 (0.65%) SAN
10 20 (0.59%) Skype
11 17 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
12 15 (0.44%) SSL
13 14 (0.41%) 5G
14 13 (0.38%) FTP
14 13 (0.38%) VoIP
15 12 (0.35%) ATM
15 12 (0.35%) Intranet
15 12 (0.35%) IPv6
16 11 (0.32%) OSPF
16 11 (0.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 365 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 207 (6.11%) MySQL
3 131 (3.87%) NoSQL
4 123 (3.63%) PostgreSQL
5 111 (3.28%) Relational Database
6 104 (3.07%) Big Data
7 100 (2.95%) MongoDB
8 88 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
9 55 (1.62%) Power BI
10 52 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
11 51 (1.50%) Redis
12 49 (1.45%) Oracle Database
13 42 (1.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 40 (1.18%) Hadoop
15 35 (1.03%) DB2
16 34 (1.00%) RDBMS
17 31 (0.91%) Blockchain
18 28 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
18 28 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 26 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 797 (23.52%) Git (software)
2 716 (21.13%) Jenkins
3 498 (14.69%) Selenium
4 312 (9.21%) Bitbucket
5 256 (7.55%) Cucumber
6 179 (5.28%) SoapUI
7 166 (4.90%) Maven
8 151 (4.46%) JMeter
9 149 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
10 142 (4.19%) WebDriver
11 128 (3.78%) Postman
12 126 (3.72%) Visual Studio
13 118 (3.48%) TeamCity
14 117 (3.45%) JUnit
15 110 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 108 (3.19%) Subversion
17 84 (2.48%) SpecFlow
18 74 (2.18%) GitLab
19 70 (2.07%) LoadRunner
20 59 (1.74%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 759 (22.40%) Finance
2 275 (8.11%) Banking
3 176 (5.19%) Retail
4 101 (2.98%) Marketing
5 91 (2.69%) Public Sector
6 67 (1.98%) Telecoms
7 65 (1.92%) Games
8 48 (1.42%) Back Office
8 48 (1.42%) Legal
9 41 (1.21%) Investment Banking
10 40 (1.18%) Manufacturing
11 38 (1.12%) Financial Institution
12 32 (0.94%) Retail Banking
13 31 (0.91%) Electronics
14 29 (0.86%) Front Office
15 26 (0.77%) Automotive
16 24 (0.71%) Advertising
17 19 (0.56%) Aerospace
18 18 (0.53%) Billing
19 15 (0.44%) French Language
Job Titles
1 825 (24.34%) Developer
2 580 (17.11%) Analyst
3 224 (6.61%) Software Engineer
4 217 (6.40%) Business Analyst
5 180 (5.31%) Project Manager
6 163 (4.81%) Senior Developer
7 158 (4.66%) Tester
8 156 (4.60%) Test Analyst
9 137 (4.04%) DevOps Engineer
10 135 (3.98%) Test Engineer
11 125 (3.69%) Java Developer
12 108 (3.19%) .NET Developer
13 99 (2.92%) Junior
14 98 (2.89%) Architect
15 97 (2.86%) Software Developer
16 95 (2.80%) C# Developer
17 92 (2.71%) Applications Support
18 88 (2.60%) Test Leader
19 87 (2.57%) QA Engineer
20 77 (2.27%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 458 (13.51%) HTML
2 423 (12.48%) .NET
3 394 (11.63%) CSS
4 296 (8.73%) Web Services
5 284 (8.38%) AngularJS
6 280 (8.26%) REST
7 248 (7.32%) React
8 225 (6.64%) RESTful
9 222 (6.55%) Node.js
10 206 (6.08%) Spring
11 191 (5.64%) HTML5
12 153 (4.51%) XML
13 143 (4.22%) SOAP
14 137 (4.04%) JSON
15 116 (3.42%) Redux
16 115 (3.39%) jQuery
17 107 (3.16%) .NET Core
18 103 (3.04%) .NET Framework
19 102 (3.01%) Kafka
20 92 (2.71%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 364 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
2 235 (6.93%) User Experience
3 166 (4.90%) Mobile App
4 146 (4.31%) Self-Motivation
5 127 (3.75%) Greenfield Project
6 79 (2.33%) Public Cloud
7 58 (1.71%) Data Structures
8 56 (1.65%) Management Information System
9 51 (1.50%) Algorithms
10 50 (1.48%) Mainframe
11 46 (1.36%) Virtual Team
12 40 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
13 36 (1.06%) Data Centre
14 31 (0.91%) Cloud Native
14 31 (0.91%) Derivative
15 28 (0.83%) PKI
16 27 (0.80%) Equities
16 27 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 26 (0.77%) SWIFT
18 25 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 563 (16.61%) Linux
2 391 (11.54%) Windows
3 192 (5.67%) Unix
4 113 (3.33%) Windows Server
5 107 (3.16%) Apple iOS
6 102 (3.01%) Android
7 95 (2.80%) CentOS
8 58 (1.71%) Ubuntu
9 56 (1.65%) Windows 10
10 41 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 36 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
12 34 (1.00%) Windows 7
13 28 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
14 22 (0.65%) Debian
15 20 (0.59%) Windows Server 2016
16 16 (0.47%) Mac OS
17 13 (0.38%) FreeBSD
18 12 (0.35%) CoreOS
19 11 (0.32%) FreeNAS
20 10 (0.30%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,193 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 1,012 (29.86%) Scrum
3 832 (24.55%) Test Automation
4 798 (23.55%) DevOps
5 531 (15.67%) Software Engineering
6 501 (14.78%) Problem-Solving
7 480 (14.16%) Continuous Integration
8 453 (13.37%) TDD
9 403 (11.89%) SDLC
10 390 (11.51%) Kanban
11 384 (11.33%) Project Management
12 336 (9.91%) Microservices
13 335 (9.88%) BDD
14 299 (8.82%) Waterfall
15 286 (8.44%) Stakeholder Management
16 260 (7.67%) User Stories
17 247 (7.29%) Mentoring
18 208 (6.14%) Project Delivery
19 206 (6.08%) Software Testing
20 199 (5.87%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 807 (23.81%) Java
2 777 (22.93%) SQL
3 652 (19.24%) JavaScript
4 570 (16.82%) Python
5 567 (16.73%) C#
6 222 (6.55%) C++
7 176 (5.19%) C
8 169 (4.99%) PHP
9 167 (4.93%) Bash Shell
10 159 (4.69%) PowerShell
11 123 (3.63%) TypeScript
12 83 (2.45%) Java 8
13 61 (1.80%) Ruby
14 55 (1.62%) PL/SQL
15 46 (1.36%) T-SQL
16 45 (1.33%) Perl
17 44 (1.30%) Go
18 43 (1.27%) Apple Swift
18 43 (1.27%) Scala
18 43 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 364 (10.74%) Degree
2 200 (5.90%) Security Cleared
3 171 (5.05%) ISTQB
4 152 (4.49%) ISEB
5 104 (3.07%) Computer Science Degree
6 96 (2.83%) SC Cleared
7 68 (2.01%) DV Cleared
8 32 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 27 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
10 26 (0.77%) PMI Certification
11 23 (0.68%) IIBA
12 22 (0.65%) PMP
13 18 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
14 14 (0.41%) CBAP
14 14 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
15 13 (0.38%) AWS Certification
15 13 (0.38%) CISSP
15 13 (0.38%) MCP
16 12 (0.35%) GIAC
16 12 (0.35%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 517 (15.26%) QA
2 44 (1.30%) SLA
3 41 (1.21%) PMO
4 32 (0.94%) GDPR
5 25 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 21 (0.62%) PCI DSS
7 13 (0.38%) Data Quality
8 9 (0.27%) ISO 8583
9 8 (0.24%) Government Security Classifications
9 8 (0.24%) NCSC
9 8 (0.24%) PMBOK
9 8 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.15%) ISO 13485
11 4 (0.12%) EMIR
11 4 (0.12%) IEC 62304
11 4 (0.12%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.089%) Cyber Essentials
12 3 (0.089%) HIPAA
12 3 (0.089%) IEC 61508
13 2 (0.059%) PSD2
System Software
1 519 (15.31%) Docker
2 141 (4.16%) Active Directory
3 68 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (0.50%) Firmware
6 15 (0.44%) XenApp
6 15 (0.44%) XenDesktop
7 14 (0.41%) vSphere
8 13 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 13 (0.38%) Hyper-V
8 13 (0.38%) KVM
8 13 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (0.32%) RACF
10 10 (0.30%) ACF2
11 7 (0.21%) Apache Flume
11 7 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (0.21%) VirtualBox
12 6 (0.18%) Terminal Server
13 5 (0.15%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 5 (0.15%) NFS
Systems Management
1 317 (9.35%) Kubernetes
2 241 (7.11%) Ansible
3 180 (5.31%) Terraform
4 128 (3.78%) Puppet
5 101 (2.98%) Opscode Chef
6 81 (2.39%) HP Quality Center
7 71 (2.10%) HP ALM
8 46 (1.36%) SCCM
9 41 (1.21%) Nagios
10 40 (1.18%) Grafana
11 26 (0.77%) SCOM
12 24 (0.71%) Packer
13 22 (0.65%) Kibana
14 21 (0.62%) CA Service Virtualization
14 21 (0.62%) ZABBIX
15 11 (0.32%) Control-M
15 11 (0.32%) Jamf Pro
15 11 (0.32%) Proxmox
15 11 (0.32%) WSUS
16 8 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 399 (11.77%) Microsoft
2 286 (8.44%) Oracle
3 270 (7.97%) Atlassian
4 172 (5.08%) HP
5 123 (3.63%) Google
6 120 (3.54%) Salesforce.com
7 104 (3.07%) VMware
8 95 (2.80%) Red Hat
9 80 (2.36%) IBM
10 79 (2.33%) ServiceNow
11 70 (2.07%) CA
12 68 (2.01%) SAP
13 63 (1.86%) Adobe
14 42 (1.24%) Splunk
15 41 (1.21%) Remedy
16 36 (1.06%) Delphix
17 35 (1.03%) hybris
18 34 (1.00%) FIS
18 34 (1.00%) WorldPay
19 31 (0.91%) Cisco