Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK > England
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 86 103
Rank change year-on-year +14 +17 +57
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 5,841 5,779 5,054
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.96% 3.45% 2.89%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.06% 17.09% 15.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4,381 4,451 4,412
England median annual salary £52,133 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.27% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £74,200
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 29,115 33,811 32,762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.75% 20.19% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 23,525 27,906 28,452
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +7 2,674 £60,000 - 336
South East +42 1,159 £48,950 +8.78% 160
North of England +33 833 £45,000 +12.50% 163
North West +33 502 £45,000 +5.88% 94
East of England +76 454 £47,500 -5.00% 59
South West -12 367 £47,500 +5.56% 68
Midlands -34 351 £42,500 +6.25% 101
Yorkshire +30 294 £45,000 +12.50% 54
East Midlands +15 187 £45,000 - 30
West Midlands -66 163 £40,000 +6.67% 71
North East +10 37 £45,000 +16.13% 15
JIRA
UK

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4,102 (70.23%) Agile Software Development
2 1,964 (33.62%) Confluence
3 1,719 (29.43%) Scrum
4 1,648 (28.21%) Git (software)
5 1,630 (27.91%) Java
6 1,508 (25.82%) Test Automation
7 1,482 (25.37%) Jenkins
8 1,469 (25.15%) SQL
9 1,363 (23.34%) JavaScript
10 1,321 (22.62%) DevOps
11 1,270 (21.74%) Linux
12 1,220 (20.89%) Finance
13 1,080 (18.49%) C#
14 1,050 (17.98%) Selenium
15 1,042 (17.84%) Amazon AWS
16 1,026 (17.57%) QA
17 998 (17.09%) TDD
18 983 (16.83%) Python
19 958 (16.40%) HTML
20 895 (15.32%) Continuous Integration
21 845 (14.47%) CSS
22 839 (14.36%) Microsoft Azure
23 819 (14.02%) .NET
24 782 (13.39%) Degree
25 780 (13.35%) Windows
26 738 (12.63%) BDD
27 731 (12.51%) Web Services
28 714 (12.22%) Project Management
29 711 (12.17%) Docker
30 704 (12.05%) Microsoft

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 1,964 (33.62%) Confluence
2 273 (4.67%) Apache
3 174 (2.98%) IIS
4 145 (2.48%) Tomcat
5 142 (2.43%) CMS
6 100 (1.71%) Apache Spark
7 95 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
8 92 (1.58%) SharePoint
9 91 (1.56%) WebSphere
10 69 (1.18%) MS Exchange
11 63 (1.08%) WordPress
12 55 (0.94%) JBoss
13 46 (0.79%) WebLogic
14 45 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 43 (0.74%) nginx
16 41 (0.70%) Drupal
17 39 (0.67%) Mule
18 37 (0.63%) Apache Pig
19 36 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
20 30 (0.51%) Anypoint
Applications
1 248 (4.25%) Microsoft Office
2 158 (2.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 158 (2.71%) Microsoft Project
3 138 (2.36%) MS Visio
4 130 (2.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 41 (0.70%) Photoshop
6 24 (0.41%) InVision
7 19 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 11 (0.19%) HipChat
9 10 (0.17%) GIMP
9 10 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
10 9 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
10 9 (0.15%) FrameMaker
11 8 (0.14%) Mingle
12 7 (0.12%) Acrobat
12 7 (0.12%) Open Workbench
13 6 (0.10%) Gliffy
14 4 (0.068%) Flinto
15 3 (0.051%) AutoCAD
15 3 (0.051%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 41 (0.70%) Magento
2 18 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
3 13 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
4 11 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (0.17%) Misys Midas
6 9 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
7 8 (0.14%) SunGard GMI
7 8 (0.14%) Unica
8 7 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 6 (0.10%) NetSuite
9 6 (0.10%) Salerio
10 5 (0.086%) SAP PSCD
11 4 (0.068%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
11 4 (0.068%) Loan IQ
11 4 (0.068%) SAP FI-CA
11 4 (0.068%) Scribe Insight
12 3 (0.051%) Remedy ITSM
12 3 (0.051%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 1,042 (17.84%) Amazon AWS
2 839 (14.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 387 (6.63%) GitHub
4 244 (4.18%) Google Cloud Platform
5 236 (4.04%) SaaS
6 214 (3.66%) Amazon EC2
7 159 (2.72%) Office 365
8 157 (2.69%) Amazon S3
9 150 (2.57%) AWS CloudFormation
10 128 (2.19%) PaaS
11 110 (1.88%) Azure Active Directory
12 106 (1.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 102 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
14 98 (1.68%) Slack
15 94 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
16 93 (1.59%) npm
17 80 (1.37%) IaaS
18 77 (1.32%) Serverless
19 63 (1.08%) Trello
20 55 (0.94%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 184 (3.15%) Firewall
2 138 (2.36%) HTTP
3 129 (2.21%) TCP/IP
4 102 (1.75%) Internet
5 87 (1.49%) DNS
6 63 (1.08%) SSL
7 59 (1.01%) SAN
8 48 (0.82%) DHCP
9 37 (0.63%) SNMP
10 33 (0.56%) VoIP
11 31 (0.53%) VLAN
11 31 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
12 29 (0.50%) WAN
13 28 (0.48%) VPN
14 27 (0.46%) LAN
15 25 (0.43%) ICMP
16 21 (0.36%) SSH
17 19 (0.33%) FCoE
17 19 (0.33%) WebEx
18 17 (0.29%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 661 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 372 (6.37%) MySQL
3 269 (4.61%) NoSQL
4 233 (3.99%) Big Data
5 226 (3.87%) PostgreSQL
6 224 (3.83%) MongoDB
7 205 (3.51%) Relational Database
8 168 (2.88%) Amazon RDS
9 167 (2.86%) Hadoop
10 129 (2.21%) Oracle Database
11 110 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 108 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 86 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
14 74 (1.27%) Redis
15 72 (1.23%) RDBMS
16 58 (0.99%) Amazon Redshift
17 50 (0.86%) Power BI
18 45 (0.77%) Apache Hive
19 43 (0.74%) Flink
19 43 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1,648 (28.21%) Git (software)
2 1,482 (25.37%) Jenkins
3 1,050 (17.98%) Selenium
4 520 (8.90%) Cucumber
5 507 (8.68%) Bitbucket
6 480 (8.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 448 (7.67%) Subversion
8 396 (6.78%) TeamCity
9 379 (6.49%) Maven
10 317 (5.43%) JUnit
11 301 (5.15%) WebDriver
12 296 (5.07%) SoapUI
13 293 (5.02%) Team Foundation Server
14 281 (4.81%) Visual Studio
15 271 (4.64%) JMeter
16 259 (4.43%) Octopus Deploy
17 142 (2.43%) SpecFlow
18 138 (2.36%) Zephyr
19 126 (2.16%) Eclipse
20 125 (2.14%) LoadRunner
General
1 1,220 (20.89%) Finance
2 409 (7.00%) Banking
3 385 (6.59%) Retail
4 245 (4.19%) Marketing
5 153 (2.62%) Games
6 100 (1.71%) Telecoms
7 76 (1.30%) Advertising
8 66 (1.13%) Front Office
9 56 (0.96%) Investment Banking
10 55 (0.94%) Manufacturing
11 52 (0.89%) Automotive
11 52 (0.89%) Back Office
11 52 (0.89%) Electronics
12 44 (0.75%) Law
13 39 (0.67%) Financial Institution
14 32 (0.55%) Publishing
15 30 (0.51%) Legal
16 27 (0.46%) Retail Banking
17 20 (0.34%) Billing
18 18 (0.31%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,596 (27.32%) Developer
2 810 (13.87%) Analyst
3 354 (6.06%) Java Developer
4 344 (5.89%) DevOps Engineer
5 328 (5.62%) Test Engineer
6 312 (5.34%) Tester
7 311 (5.32%) Project Manager
8 305 (5.22%) Test Analyst
9 291 (4.98%) Senior Developer
10 263 (4.50%) Business Analyst
11 258 (4.42%) Software Engineer
12 243 (4.16%) .NET Developer
13 213 (3.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 211 (3.61%) QA Engineer
15 202 (3.46%) Software Developer
16 199 (3.41%) Architect
17 188 (3.22%) Scrum Master
18 172 (2.94%) C# Developer
19 158 (2.71%) Java Engineer
20 156 (2.67%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 958 (16.40%) HTML
2 845 (14.47%) CSS
3 819 (14.02%) .NET
4 731 (12.51%) Web Services
5 667 (11.42%) AngularJS
6 581 (9.95%) REST
7 487 (8.34%) Node.js
8 453 (7.76%) HTML5
9 445 (7.62%) Spring
10 416 (7.12%) React
11 413 (7.07%) SOAP
12 389 (6.66%) JSON
13 363 (6.21%) jQuery
14 350 (5.99%) RESTful
15 345 (5.91%) XML
16 283 (4.85%) ASP.NET
17 258 (4.42%) CSS3
18 234 (4.01%) .NET Framework
19 209 (3.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 186 (3.18%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 572 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
2 530 (9.07%) User Experience
3 455 (7.79%) Mobile App
4 235 (4.02%) Fintech
5 203 (3.48%) Self-Motivation
6 157 (2.69%) Greenfield Project
7 114 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
8 92 (1.58%) Private Cloud
9 89 (1.52%) Wiki
10 83 (1.42%) Management Information System
11 81 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
12 76 (1.30%) Algorithms
13 74 (1.27%) Hedge funds
14 70 (1.20%) Virtual Team
15 62 (1.06%) Data Centre
16 59 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 58 (0.99%) Public Cloud
18 54 (0.92%) Fixed Income
19 53 (0.91%) Derivative
20 52 (0.89%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1,270 (21.74%) Linux
2 780 (13.35%) Windows
3 315 (5.39%) Unix
4 313 (5.36%) Android
5 289 (4.95%) Apple iOS
6 171 (2.93%) Windows Server
7 157 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 154 (2.64%) CentOS
9 80 (1.37%) Ubuntu
10 74 (1.27%) Mac OS X
11 41 (0.70%) Windows 10
12 36 (0.62%) Windows 7
13 30 (0.51%) Mac OS
14 28 (0.48%) CoreOS
15 27 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
16 24 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
17 21 (0.36%) Windows 8
18 20 (0.34%) openSUSE
19 14 (0.24%) DC/OS
19 14 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,102 (70.23%) Agile Software Development
2 1,719 (29.43%) Scrum
3 1,508 (25.82%) Test Automation
4 1,321 (22.62%) DevOps
5 998 (17.09%) TDD
6 895 (15.32%) Continuous Integration
7 738 (12.63%) BDD
8 714 (12.22%) Project Management
9 696 (11.92%) SDLC
10 651 (11.15%) Kanban
11 648 (11.09%) Problem-Solving
12 605 (10.36%) Software Engineering
13 536 (9.18%) User Stories
14 507 (8.68%) Microservices
15 455 (7.79%) Computer Science
16 428 (7.33%) Waterfall
17 426 (7.29%) Mentoring
18 405 (6.93%) MVC
19 382 (6.54%) E-Commerce
20 358 (6.13%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,630 (27.91%) Java
2 1,469 (25.15%) SQL
3 1,363 (23.34%) JavaScript
4 1,080 (18.49%) C#
5 983 (16.83%) Python
6 385 (6.59%) PHP
7 379 (6.49%) PowerShell
8 349 (5.98%) C++
9 335 (5.74%) Bash Shell
10 229 (3.92%) C
11 221 (3.78%) Ruby
12 187 (3.20%) Java 8
12 187 (3.20%) Perl
13 180 (3.08%) T-SQL
14 172 (2.94%) PL/SQL
15 114 (1.95%) TypeScript
16 111 (1.90%) Scala
17 108 (1.85%) Shell Script
18 99 (1.69%) Groovy
19 96 (1.64%) ES6
Qualifications
1 782 (13.39%) Degree
2 282 (4.83%) Security Cleared
3 268 (4.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 253 (4.33%) ISTQB
5 201 (3.44%) ISEB
6 183 (3.13%) SC Cleared
7 112 (1.92%) DV Cleared
8 105 (1.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 67 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 67 (1.15%) SSCP
10 64 (1.10%) Numerate Degree
11 59 (1.01%) CISSP
11 59 (1.01%) MCSE
12 56 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
13 55 (0.94%) CCNA
14 53 (0.91%) PMP
15 50 (0.86%) CompTIA Security+
15 50 (0.86%) Network+ Certification
15 50 (0.86%) PMI Certification
16 49 (0.84%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,026 (17.57%) QA
2 84 (1.44%) PMO
3 80 (1.37%) GDPR
4 65 (1.11%) SLA
5 56 (0.96%) Data Quality
6 44 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 44 (0.75%) PCI DSS
7 21 (0.36%) PSD2
8 14 (0.24%) ISO 20022
9 13 (0.22%) ISO 8583
10 12 (0.21%) WCAG
11 10 (0.17%) ISO 9001
12 9 (0.15%) EMIR
12 9 (0.15%) MiFID
13 8 (0.14%) SEPA
14 6 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 5 (0.086%) ISO 26262
15 5 (0.086%) PMBOK
15 5 (0.086%) Solvency II
16 4 (0.068%) FATCA
System Software
1 711 (12.17%) Docker
2 280 (4.79%) Active Directory
3 134 (2.29%) Virtual Machines
4 109 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 53 (0.91%) vSphere
6 39 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
7 21 (0.36%) NFS
7 21 (0.36%) Xen
8 20 (0.34%) Samba
8 20 (0.34%) VMware NSX
9 16 (0.27%) Hyper-V
10 15 (0.26%) pfSense
10 15 (0.26%) VirtualBox
10 15 (0.26%) XenServer
11 14 (0.24%) Firmware
11 14 (0.24%) Varnish
12 11 (0.19%) Snort
13 10 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
14 9 (0.15%) Apache Flume
15 8 (0.14%) KVM
Systems Management
1 454 (7.77%) Ansible
2 354 (6.06%) Puppet
3 240 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
4 237 (4.06%) Kubernetes
5 175 (3.00%) Terraform
6 139 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
7 96 (1.64%) HP ALM
8 88 (1.51%) Salt
9 80 (1.37%) Nagios
10 55 (0.94%) Mesos
11 37 (0.63%) Kibana
12 35 (0.60%) SCCM
13 34 (0.58%) Automic
14 31 (0.53%) Nessus
14 31 (0.53%) Packer
14 31 (0.53%) Rundeck
15 29 (0.50%) Consul
15 29 (0.50%) Graphite
15 29 (0.50%) vCenter Server
16 24 (0.41%) Control-M
Vendors
1 704 (12.05%) Microsoft
2 611 (10.46%) Oracle
3 503 (8.61%) Atlassian
4 326 (5.58%) Google
5 185 (3.17%) Splunk
6 174 (2.98%) Red Hat
7 173 (2.96%) VMware
8 165 (2.82%) HP
9 158 (2.71%) New Relic
10 157 (2.69%) Salesforce.com
11 135 (2.31%) SAP
12 114 (1.95%) WorldPay
13 95 (1.63%) Tableau
14 90 (1.54%) Trend Micro
15 89 (1.52%) AppDynamics
15 89 (1.52%) IBM
16 87 (1.49%) CA Agile Central
17 72 (1.23%) Adobe
18 70 (1.20%) ServiceNow
19 62 (1.06%) Xamarin