Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK > England
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 72 67 69
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 +13
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 2,954 4,323 5,568
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.99% 4.12% 4.04%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.11% 21.23% 20.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2,348 3,338 4,098
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,175 £32,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £69,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,133
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.50% +4.27%

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 14,689 20,362 27,246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.86% 19.39% 19.75%
Number of salaries quoted 11,851 16,368 21,957
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £43,500 £41,750 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 13 April 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 13 April 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 +12 1,338 £65,000 +3.83% 256
South East 0 516 £55,000 - 122
North of England -46 333 £45,000 - 101
South West +10 327 £50,000 - 52
Midlands -2 239 £47,500 +5.56% 62
North West -23 209 £45,000 - 61
West Midlands -2 163 £47,500 - 53
East of England 0 160 £60,000 +9.09% 57
Yorkshire -83 98 £50,000 +10.50% 29
East Midlands -9 76 £45,000 - 9
North East +5 26 £45,000 - 11
JIRA
UK

For the 6 months to 13 April 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 1,920 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1,183 (40.05%) Confluence
3 982 (33.24%) Scrum
4 911 (30.84%) Git (software)
5 789 (26.71%) DevOps
6 784 (26.54%) AWS
7 768 (26.00%) Java
8 700 (23.70%) Test Automation
9 665 (22.51%) JavaScript
10 660 (22.34%) Linux
11 652 (22.07%) SQL
12 647 (21.90%) Python
13 613 (20.75%) Finance
14 607 (20.55%) Jenkins
15 521 (17.64%) Docker
16 509 (17.23%) Azure
17 445 (15.06%) SDLC
18 430 (14.56%) Software Engineering
19 425 (14.39%) Microsoft
20 409 (13.85%) QA
21 392 (13.27%) Problem-Solving
22 384 (13.00%) HTML
23 367 (12.42%) C#
24 352 (11.92%) Degree
25 348 (11.78%) CSS
26 335 (11.34%) Ansible
27 326 (11.04%) Software Testing
28 323 (10.93%) Project Management
29 318 (10.77%) Windows
30 304 (10.29%) .NET

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 1,183 (40.05%) Confluence
2 86 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
3 81 (2.74%) SharePoint
4 72 (2.44%) CMS
5 49 (1.66%) Apache
6 42 (1.42%) Tomcat
7 40 (1.35%) Apache Spark
8 33 (1.12%) Drupal
8 33 (1.12%) WordPress
9 32 (1.08%) JBoss
10 23 (0.78%) nginx
11 22 (0.74%) Red Hat Fuse
12 20 (0.68%) IIS
13 19 (0.64%) WebSphere
14 17 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
15 15 (0.51%) Mule
15 15 (0.51%) Mule ESB
16 12 (0.41%) Apache Airflow
16 12 (0.41%) Apache Solr
17 11 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 126 (4.27%) Microsoft Office
2 93 (3.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 75 (2.54%) Microsoft Project
4 65 (2.20%) MS Visio
5 58 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 24 (0.81%) Figma
7 20 (0.68%) InVision
8 18 (0.61%) Photoshop
9 9 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
10 8 (0.27%) Chatbot
11 6 (0.20%) Gephi
11 6 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
12 5 (0.17%) Adobe XD
12 5 (0.17%) Sketch
13 4 (0.14%) Gliffy
14 3 (0.10%) GIMP
14 3 (0.10%) Inkscape
15 2 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 2 (0.068%) Zeplin
16 1 (0.034%) MadCap Flare
Business Applications
1 29 (0.98%) Magento
2 28 (0.95%) Shopify
3 26 (0.88%) NetSuite
4 16 (0.54%) Payment Gateway
5 13 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 13 (0.44%) SAP Hybris
6 11 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
7 10 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
8 7 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (0.17%) Elite 3E
10 4 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
10 4 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (0.14%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 4 (0.14%) Temenos T24
11 3 (0.10%) Eikon
11 3 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
11 3 (0.10%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
11 3 (0.10%) Summit
12 2 (0.068%) Oracle Payables
12 2 (0.068%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 784 (26.54%) AWS
2 509 (17.23%) Azure
3 282 (9.55%) SaaS
4 202 (6.84%) GitHub
5 150 (5.08%) GCP
6 106 (3.59%) Microsoft 365
7 95 (3.22%) Serverless
8 83 (2.81%) AWS CloudFormation
9 79 (2.67%) Trello
10 76 (2.57%) PaaS
10 76 (2.57%) Slack
11 66 (2.23%) Amazon EC2
12 64 (2.17%) Amazon S3
13 55 (1.86%) AWS Lambda
14 51 (1.73%) IaaS
15 50 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
16 47 (1.59%) BrowserStack
17 46 (1.56%) Amazon EKS
18 44 (1.49%) npm
18 44 (1.49%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 128 (4.33%) Firewall
2 84 (2.84%) DNS
2 84 (2.84%) VPN
3 69 (2.34%) IPv4
4 61 (2.06%) VLAN
5 60 (2.03%) HTTP
6 57 (1.93%) OSPF
7 45 (1.52%) TCP/IP
8 33 (1.12%) Wireshark
9 31 (1.05%) SSL
10 30 (1.02%) Internet
11 25 (0.85%) DHCP
12 17 (0.58%) DMZ
13 16 (0.54%) FTP
13 16 (0.54%) Network Security
14 13 (0.44%) WebEx
15 9 (0.30%) Ethernet
15 9 (0.30%) IMAP
15 9 (0.30%) Intranet
15 9 (0.30%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (9.31%) SQL Server
2 175 (5.92%) MySQL
3 155 (5.25%) MongoDB
4 134 (4.54%) NoSQL
5 125 (4.23%) Big Data
6 122 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
7 114 (3.86%) Relational Database
8 54 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
9 45 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 40 (1.35%) Power BI
11 38 (1.29%) RDBMS
12 31 (1.05%) Amazon Redshift
12 31 (1.05%) Tableau
13 30 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
14 28 (0.95%) Hadoop
15 27 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
16 25 (0.85%) Blockchain
17 24 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 22 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 20 (0.68%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 911 (30.84%) Git (software)
2 607 (20.55%) Jenkins
3 300 (10.16%) Bitbucket
4 285 (9.65%) Selenium
5 186 (6.30%) Cucumber
6 156 (5.28%) Maven
7 128 (4.33%) JMeter
8 125 (4.23%) JUnit
9 119 (4.03%) Subversion
10 100 (3.39%) Postman
11 90 (3.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 86 (2.91%) Artifactory
13 82 (2.78%) TeamCity
14 80 (2.71%) GitLab
15 76 (2.57%) Visual Studio
16 75 (2.54%) Appium
17 72 (2.44%) TestRail
18 71 (2.40%) WebDriver
19 65 (2.20%) Gradle
20 56 (1.90%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 613 (20.75%) Finance
2 169 (5.72%) Banking
3 137 (4.64%) Marketing
4 127 (4.30%) Public Sector
5 123 (4.16%) Retail
6 88 (2.98%) Legal
7 79 (2.67%) Manufacturing
8 61 (2.06%) Games
9 57 (1.93%) Telecoms
10 56 (1.90%) Electronics
11 45 (1.52%) Billing
12 44 (1.49%) Investment Banking
13 43 (1.46%) Advertising
14 31 (1.05%) Financial Institution
15 28 (0.95%) Law
16 24 (0.81%) Front Office
17 23 (0.78%) Automotive
18 19 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
19 18 (0.61%) Publishing
20 17 (0.58%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 749 (25.36%) Developer
2 322 (10.90%) Analyst
3 190 (6.43%) Project Manager
4 187 (6.33%) Software Engineer
5 161 (5.45%) Senior Developer
6 152 (5.15%) DevOps Engineer
7 142 (4.81%) Business Analyst
8 138 (4.67%) Java Developer
9 109 (3.69%) Test Engineer
10 108 (3.66%) Tester
11 98 (3.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 98 (3.32%) Full Stack Developer
12 92 (3.11%) QA Engineer
13 91 (3.08%) Scrum Master
14 79 (2.67%) Architect
15 70 (2.37%) Product Owner
16 67 (2.27%) Delivery Manager
16 67 (2.27%) Test Analyst
17 61 (2.06%) Automation Engineer
18 60 (2.03%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 384 (13.00%) HTML
2 348 (11.78%) CSS
3 304 (10.29%) .NET
4 302 (10.22%) React
5 268 (9.07%) Web Services
6 251 (8.50%) Node.js
7 236 (7.99%) AngularJS
8 235 (7.96%) REST
9 231 (7.82%) RESTful
10 196 (6.64%) Spring
11 160 (5.42%) JSON
12 137 (4.64%) HTML5
13 128 (4.33%) SOAP
14 125 (4.23%) XML
15 120 (4.06%) jQuery
16 111 (3.76%) Redux
17 109 (3.69%) Vue.js
18 93 (3.15%) Kafka
19 86 (2.91%) Hibernate
20 82 (2.78%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 280 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
2 236 (7.99%) User Experience
3 176 (5.96%) Mobile App
4 98 (3.32%) Self-Motivation
5 97 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
6 79 (2.67%) Public Cloud
7 54 (1.83%) Management Information System
8 53 (1.79%) Cyberattack
9 40 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
10 39 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
11 33 (1.12%) NHS
12 32 (1.08%) Data Structures
13 31 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 30 (1.02%) Clustering
15 29 (0.98%) iPad
16 28 (0.95%) Analytical Mindset
17 26 (0.88%) Virtual Team
18 25 (0.85%) Equities
18 25 (0.85%) N-Tier
18 25 (0.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 660 (22.34%) Linux
2 318 (10.77%) Windows
3 166 (5.62%) Unix
4 154 (5.21%) Android
5 138 (4.67%) Apple iOS
6 114 (3.86%) CentOS
7 98 (3.32%) Windows Server
8 82 (2.78%) Ubuntu
9 71 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 50 (1.69%) Windows Server 2016
11 21 (0.71%) Debian
12 20 (0.68%) Windows 10
13 11 (0.37%) Solaris
13 11 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (0.34%) Mac OS
15 9 (0.30%) VMS
16 8 (0.27%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.17%) Windows 7
18 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
19 3 (0.10%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,920 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 982 (33.24%) Scrum
3 789 (26.71%) DevOps
4 700 (23.70%) Test Automation
5 445 (15.06%) SDLC
6 430 (14.56%) Software Engineering
7 392 (13.27%) Problem-Solving
8 326 (11.04%) Software Testing
9 323 (10.93%) Project Management
10 295 (9.99%) BDD
11 287 (9.72%) TDD
12 280 (9.48%) Mentoring
12 280 (9.48%) Microservices
13 278 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
14 265 (8.97%) Kanban
15 257 (8.70%) ITIL
16 219 (7.41%) Machine Learning
17 217 (7.35%) Computer Science
18 206 (6.97%) Analytics
19 200 (6.77%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 768 (26.00%) Java
2 665 (22.51%) JavaScript
3 652 (22.07%) SQL
4 647 (21.90%) Python
5 367 (12.42%) C#
6 210 (7.11%) Bash Shell
7 202 (6.84%) PowerShell
8 174 (5.89%) TypeScript
9 168 (5.69%) PHP
10 141 (4.77%) C
11 121 (4.10%) C++
12 72 (2.44%) Perl
13 69 (2.34%) Java 8
14 68 (2.30%) Shell Script
15 64 (2.17%) Ruby
16 61 (2.06%) Go
17 56 (1.90%) Scala
18 49 (1.66%) ES6
18 49 (1.66%) PL/SQL
19 45 (1.52%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 352 (11.92%) Degree
2 160 (5.42%) Security Cleared
3 108 (3.66%) SC Cleared
4 89 (3.01%) Computer Science Degree
5 86 (2.91%) ISTQB
6 52 (1.76%) DV Cleared
7 43 (1.46%) ISEB
8 30 (1.02%) GIAC
9 27 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 26 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
11 25 (0.85%) RHCE
12 24 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
13 23 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
13 23 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 18 (0.61%) AWS Certification
15 17 (0.58%) CISSP
16 16 (0.54%) CCNA
17 15 (0.51%) CCNP
17 15 (0.51%) PMI Certification
18 12 (0.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 409 (13.85%) QA
2 43 (1.46%) PMO
3 35 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 33 (1.12%) SLA
5 28 (0.95%) GDPR
6 15 (0.51%) ISO 9001
7 10 (0.34%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.34%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.30%) NIST
9 6 (0.20%) MISRA
9 6 (0.20%) MISRA C
9 6 (0.20%) NCSC
10 5 (0.17%) Def Stans
11 4 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 4 (0.14%) Government Security Classifications
11 4 (0.14%) GRC
11 4 (0.14%) MiFID
11 4 (0.14%) SOC 2
11 4 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 521 (17.64%) Docker
2 129 (4.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 111 (3.76%) Active Directory
4 62 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
5 24 (0.81%) VirtualBox
6 22 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
7 19 (0.64%) Firmware
8 11 (0.37%) Hyper-V
9 7 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 6 (0.20%) Apache Flume
11 5 (0.17%) vSphere
12 4 (0.14%) LXC
12 4 (0.14%) Varnish
12 4 (0.14%) Xen
13 3 (0.10%) pfSense
13 3 (0.10%) Postfix
13 3 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.034%) Ceph
14 1 (0.034%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.034%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 335 (11.34%) Ansible
2 296 (10.02%) Kubernetes
3 227 (7.68%) Terraform
4 154 (5.21%) Puppet
5 43 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
6 42 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
7 25 (0.85%) Kibana
8 23 (0.78%) Prometheus
9 19 (0.64%) Grafana
10 17 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
11 13 (0.44%) Salt
12 12 (0.41%) SCCM
12 12 (0.41%) ZABBIX
13 11 (0.37%) Nagios
14 9 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
14 9 (0.30%) Nessus
15 8 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
16 7 (0.24%) HP ALM
16 7 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
17 6 (0.20%) Oozie
Vendors
1 425 (14.39%) Microsoft
2 282 (9.55%) Atlassian
3 171 (5.79%) Oracle
4 155 (5.25%) Google
5 154 (5.21%) VMware
6 104 (3.52%) Salesforce.com
7 87 (2.95%) Red Hat
8 66 (2.23%) Splunk
9 62 (2.10%) SAP
10 53 (1.79%) ServiceNow
11 50 (1.69%) IBM
12 45 (1.52%) HP
13 33 (1.12%) Zend
14 25 (0.85%) Dynatrace
15 24 (0.81%) hybris
16 22 (0.74%) Apple
16 22 (0.74%) Cisco
16 22 (0.74%) Sitecore
17 20 (0.68%) Adobe
18 19 (0.64%) AppDynamics