Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 68 66 71
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 +17
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 2,386 4,945 5,644
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.15% 4.24% 4.03%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.02% 21.74% 20.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2,216 3,863 4,336
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,095
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +5.58% +4.19%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,710 £31,250
90th Percentile £81,125 £82,500 £81,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

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 11,917 22,747 27,691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.75% 19.48% 19.75%
Number of salaries quoted 9,974 18,218 22,489
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £81,250
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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +17 1,120 £63,500 +1.60% 160
South East -6 398 £55,000 - 76
North of England -47 292 £50,000 +11.11% 104
Midlands +14 231 £50,000 +5.26% 55
South West -11 210 £50,300 +0.60% 50
North West -24 179 £47,500 +7.95% 59
West Midlands +29 165 £50,000 - 35
East of England -21 92 £56,250 +9.22% 24
Yorkshire -58 91 £50,000 - 31
East Midlands -6 66 £50,000 +11.11% 19
North East -9 22 £57,500 +27.78% 14
JIRA
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 1,526 (63.96%) Agile Software Development
2 918 (38.47%) Confluence
3 731 (30.64%) Scrum
4 706 (29.59%) Git (software)
5 648 (27.16%) AWS
6 608 (25.48%) DevOps
7 607 (25.44%) Java
8 591 (24.77%) SQL
9 552 (23.13%) JavaScript
10 551 (23.09%) Test Automation
11 501 (21.00%) Python
12 499 (20.91%) Linux
13 496 (20.79%) Finance
14 463 (19.40%) Jenkins
15 410 (17.18%) Azure
16 377 (15.80%) C#
17 340 (14.25%) Docker
18 339 (14.21%) QA
19 319 (13.37%) Software Engineering
20 308 (12.91%) HTML
21 306 (12.82%) Microsoft
22 285 (11.94%) SDLC
23 275 (11.53%) .NET
24 274 (11.48%) Kanban
25 267 (11.19%) Problem-Solving
26 262 (10.98%) CSS
27 260 (10.90%) Selenium
27 260 (10.90%) Atlassian
28 254 (10.65%) Bitbucket
29 245 (10.27%) Microservices

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
1 918 (38.47%) Confluence
2 85 (3.56%) SharePoint
3 58 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
4 57 (2.39%) CMS
5 35 (1.47%) Tomcat
6 26 (1.09%) IIS
6 26 (1.09%) WebSphere
7 25 (1.05%) Apache
8 24 (1.01%) Drupal
8 24 (1.01%) JBoss
9 23 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
9 23 (0.96%) nginx
10 21 (0.88%) Apache Spark
11 13 (0.54%) Red Hat Fuse
11 13 (0.54%) WebLogic
12 11 (0.46%) Mule
12 11 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
13 10 (0.42%) Mule ESB
14 9 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 9 (0.38%) GlassFish
Applications
1 89 (3.73%) Microsoft Office
2 86 (3.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 70 (2.93%) Microsoft Project
4 56 (2.35%) MS Visio
5 49 (2.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 24 (1.01%) Chatbot
7 15 (0.63%) Photoshop
8 11 (0.46%) InVision
9 9 (0.38%) Figma
10 5 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.21%) Sketch
11 4 (0.17%) Adobe XD
11 4 (0.17%) Gliffy
11 4 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (0.13%) Zeplin
13 2 (0.084%) Simulink
13 2 (0.084%) SketchUp
14 1 (0.042%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 1 (0.042%) Flinto
14 1 (0.042%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 21 (0.88%) NetSuite
2 20 (0.84%) Magento
3 16 (0.67%) Shopify
4 15 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
5 13 (0.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 11 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
7 10 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
8 7 (0.29%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 6 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
10 4 (0.17%) BASE24
10 4 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (0.17%) Temenos T24
10 4 (0.17%) thinkFolio
11 3 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
11 3 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.13%) Eikon
11 3 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
11 3 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
12 2 (0.084%) SAP Business One
12 2 (0.084%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 648 (27.16%) AWS
2 410 (17.18%) Azure
3 172 (7.21%) SaaS
4 157 (6.58%) GitHub
5 106 (4.44%) GCP
6 79 (3.31%) Office 365
7 71 (2.98%) Slack
8 67 (2.81%) Trello
9 64 (2.68%) Serverless
10 59 (2.47%) PaaS
11 57 (2.39%) AWS CloudFormation
12 50 (2.10%) Azure Active Directory
13 45 (1.89%) Amazon S3
14 44 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
15 40 (1.68%) Power Platform
16 35 (1.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 33 (1.38%) npm
18 32 (1.34%) Amazon EKS
19 30 (1.26%) G Suite
20 29 (1.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (2.68%) Firewall
1 64 (2.68%) TCP/IP
2 61 (2.56%) DNS
3 44 (1.84%) HTTP
4 41 (1.72%) VPN
5 27 (1.13%) VLAN
6 25 (1.05%) Internet
7 24 (1.01%) IPv4
8 22 (0.92%) OSPF
9 21 (0.88%) DHCP
10 19 (0.80%) FTP
11 16 (0.67%) Network Security
12 15 (0.63%) HTTPS
13 14 (0.59%) Wireshark
14 13 (0.54%) IMAP
14 13 (0.54%) SMTP
14 13 (0.54%) SSH
14 13 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (0.50%) LAN
15 12 (0.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (9.56%) SQL Server
2 145 (6.08%) MongoDB
3 144 (6.04%) NoSQL
4 109 (4.57%) MySQL
5 103 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
6 73 (3.06%) Big Data
7 69 (2.89%) Relational Database
8 58 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
9 39 (1.63%) Amazon RDS
10 38 (1.59%) Snowflake Schema
11 33 (1.38%) Power BI
12 32 (1.34%) Hadoop
13 31 (1.30%) Amazon Redshift
13 31 (1.30%) Looker
14 24 (1.01%) RDBMS
15 23 (0.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 23 (0.96%) Redis
16 21 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 19 (0.80%) Tableau
18 17 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 706 (29.59%) Git (software)
2 463 (19.40%) Jenkins
3 260 (10.90%) Selenium
4 254 (10.65%) Bitbucket
5 134 (5.62%) Cucumber
6 125 (5.24%) Maven
7 119 (4.99%) JUnit
8 93 (3.90%) TeamCity
9 83 (3.48%) JMeter
10 81 (3.39%) Artifactory
11 79 (3.31%) WebDriver
12 68 (2.85%) GitLab
12 68 (2.85%) SoapUI
13 67 (2.81%) Subversion
13 67 (2.81%) TestRail
14 65 (2.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 63 (2.64%) Postman
16 57 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
17 55 (2.31%) Appium
18 54 (2.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 496 (20.79%) Finance
2 95 (3.98%) Marketing
3 93 (3.90%) Retail
4 89 (3.73%) Banking
5 84 (3.52%) Public Sector
6 56 (2.35%) Telecoms
7 51 (2.14%) Games
8 44 (1.84%) Manufacturing
9 43 (1.80%) Electronics
10 38 (1.59%) Law
11 31 (1.30%) Legal
12 26 (1.09%) Billing
13 25 (1.05%) Advertising
14 22 (0.92%) Automotive
14 22 (0.92%) Front Office
15 20 (0.84%) Financial Institution
16 19 (0.80%) Aerospace
17 17 (0.71%) German Language
17 17 (0.71%) Investment Banking
18 16 (0.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 670 (28.08%) Developer
2 275 (11.53%) Analyst
3 139 (5.83%) Project Manager
4 133 (5.57%) DevOps Engineer
5 129 (5.41%) Software Engineer
6 114 (4.78%) Java Developer
7 109 (4.57%) Tester
8 103 (4.32%) Business Analyst
9 102 (4.27%) Senior Developer
10 92 (3.86%) Test Engineer
11 85 (3.56%) Test Analyst
12 78 (3.27%) C# Developer
13 75 (3.14%) QA Engineer
14 72 (3.02%) .NET Developer
14 72 (3.02%) Full Stack Developer
15 70 (2.93%) Scrum Master
16 69 (2.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 64 (2.68%) Architect
18 57 (2.39%) Lead Developer
18 57 (2.39%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 308 (12.91%) HTML
2 275 (11.53%) .NET
3 262 (10.98%) CSS
4 242 (10.14%) RESTful
5 221 (9.26%) React
6 190 (7.96%) REST
7 177 (7.42%) Node.js
8 176 (7.38%) Web Services
9 172 (7.21%) AngularJS
10 162 (6.79%) Spring
11 135 (5.66%) JSON
12 122 (5.11%) XML
13 113 (4.74%) ASP.NET
14 101 (4.23%) HTML5
15 97 (4.07%) SOAP
16 93 (3.90%) .NET Core
17 80 (3.35%) jQuery
18 75 (3.14%) Redux
19 71 (2.98%) .NET Framework
20 67 (2.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 210 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
2 137 (5.74%) Mobile App
3 129 (5.41%) User Experience
4 81 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
5 62 (2.60%) Public Cloud
6 61 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
7 47 (1.97%) Management Information System
8 35 (1.47%) Virtual Team
9 34 (1.42%) STB
10 32 (1.34%) Clustering
11 29 (1.22%) Replication
12 27 (1.13%) Social Media
13 24 (1.01%) Cyberattack
14 22 (0.92%) Equities
15 21 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
16 19 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
16 19 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 17 (0.71%) Algorithms
17 17 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
18 16 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 499 (20.91%) Linux
2 244 (10.23%) Windows
3 123 (5.16%) Unix
4 93 (3.90%) Android
5 85 (3.56%) Windows Server
6 81 (3.39%) Apple iOS
7 76 (3.19%) CentOS
8 51 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 46 (1.93%) Ubuntu
10 22 (0.92%) Windows 10
11 18 (0.75%) Debian
11 18 (0.75%) VMS
11 18 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (0.75%) Windows Server 2016
12 11 (0.46%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.29%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
15 5 (0.21%) Fedora
15 5 (0.21%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,526 (63.96%) Agile Software Development
2 731 (30.64%) Scrum
3 608 (25.48%) DevOps
4 551 (23.09%) Test Automation
5 319 (13.37%) Software Engineering
6 285 (11.94%) SDLC
7 274 (11.48%) Kanban
8 267 (11.19%) Problem-Solving
9 245 (10.27%) Microservices
10 242 (10.14%) TDD
11 230 (9.64%) Project Management
12 223 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
13 207 (8.68%) BDD
14 176 (7.38%) Mentoring
15 164 (6.87%) User Stories
16 161 (6.75%) Analytics
17 157 (6.58%) ITIL
18 146 (6.12%) Unit Testing
19 142 (5.95%) MVC
20 136 (5.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 607 (25.44%) Java
2 591 (24.77%) SQL
3 552 (23.13%) JavaScript
4 501 (21.00%) Python
5 377 (15.80%) C#
6 150 (6.29%) TypeScript
7 149 (6.24%) Bash Shell
8 147 (6.16%) PowerShell
9 118 (4.95%) PHP
10 100 (4.19%) C
11 95 (3.98%) C++
12 72 (3.02%) T-SQL
13 69 (2.89%) Shell Script
14 68 (2.85%) Scala
15 61 (2.56%) Go
16 59 (2.47%) Perl
16 59 (2.47%) Ruby
17 54 (2.26%) Java 8
18 27 (1.13%) Groovy
18 27 (1.13%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 244 (10.23%) Degree
2 158 (6.62%) Security Cleared
3 127 (5.32%) SC Cleared
4 70 (2.93%) ISTQB
5 57 (2.39%) Computer Science Degree
6 54 (2.26%) ISEB
7 33 (1.38%) DV Cleared
8 21 (0.88%) PMP
9 17 (0.71%) AWS Certification
10 15 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (0.59%) ISEB Practitioner
11 14 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (0.54%) PMI Certification
12 13 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 12 (0.50%) RHCE
14 11 (0.46%) GIAC
14 11 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 11 (0.46%) Master's Degree
15 10 (0.42%) CCNP
15 10 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 339 (14.21%) QA
2 42 (1.76%) PMO
3 38 (1.59%) GDPR
4 33 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 31 (1.30%) SLA
6 12 (0.50%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.25%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.25%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.21%) WCAG
9 4 (0.17%) Government Security Classifications
9 4 (0.17%) ISO 8583
9 4 (0.17%) NCSC
9 4 (0.17%) NIST
10 3 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (0.13%) ISO 20022
10 3 (0.13%) MISRA
10 3 (0.13%) MISRA C
10 3 (0.13%) PSD2
10 3 (0.13%) TARGET2
System Software
1 340 (14.25%) Docker
2 107 (4.48%) Active Directory
3 72 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (0.84%) Firmware
5 19 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (0.59%) VirtualBox
7 10 (0.42%) Hyper-V
8 9 (0.38%) Varnish
8 9 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.17%) vSphere
11 3 (0.13%) pfSense
11 3 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.084%) GlusterFS
12 2 (0.084%) HDFS
12 2 (0.084%) Xen
13 1 (0.042%) LXC
13 1 (0.042%) NFS
13 1 (0.042%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.042%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 241 (10.10%) Kubernetes
2 209 (8.76%) Ansible
3 194 (8.13%) Terraform
4 87 (3.65%) Puppet
5 39 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
6 35 (1.47%) Grafana
7 33 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
8 26 (1.09%) ZABBIX
9 22 (0.92%) Microsoft Intune
10 16 (0.67%) HP ALM
11 12 (0.50%) Prometheus
12 10 (0.42%) Nagios
12 10 (0.42%) Rancher
12 10 (0.42%) SCCM
13 9 (0.38%) Kibana
13 9 (0.38%) Salt
14 8 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
15 7 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
15 7 (0.29%) ITRS Geneos
16 6 (0.25%) Graylog
Vendors
1 306 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 260 (10.90%) Atlassian
3 135 (5.66%) Oracle
4 125 (5.24%) Google
5 97 (4.07%) VMware
6 86 (3.60%) Salesforce.com
7 56 (2.35%) Red Hat
8 49 (2.05%) ServiceNow
9 45 (1.89%) SAP
10 42 (1.76%) Splunk
11 40 (1.68%) HP
11 40 (1.68%) IBM
12 19 (0.80%) Adobe
12 19 (0.80%) Remedy
13 18 (0.75%) Apple
13 18 (0.75%) Wrike
14 17 (0.71%) HubSpot
15 16 (0.67%) Cisco
15 16 (0.67%) Veracode
16 14 (0.59%) Sitecore