Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK > England
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 86 124
Rank change year-on-year +9 +38 +60
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 6,097 5,646 4,997
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.86% 3.41% 2.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.90% 16.54% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4,685 4,351 4,392
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
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 32,254 34,130 33,781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.44% 20.64% 18.19%
Number of salaries quoted 26,352 28,242 29,615
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £79,475 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -1 2,742 £57,500 - 369
South East +37 1,122 £50,000 +11.11% 143
North of England +33 860 £45,000 +12.50% 178
South West +17 521 £45,000 - 80
North West +34 504 £45,000 +12.50% 111
East of England +47 479 £45,000 - 87
Midlands +33 381 £44,000 +10.00% 82
Yorkshire +21 320 £45,000 +20.00% 57
East Midlands +46 191 £47,500 -5.00% 35
West Midlands +1 190 £42,500 +6.25% 47
North East +3 36 £45,000 +20.00% 10
JIRA
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 4,271 (70.05%) Agile Software Development
2 1,945 (31.90%) Confluence
3 1,896 (31.10%) Java
4 1,821 (29.87%) Git (software)
5 1,746 (28.64%) Scrum
6 1,674 (27.46%) Test Automation
7 1,641 (26.91%) SQL
8 1,571 (25.77%) Jenkins
9 1,459 (23.93%) JavaScript
10 1,351 (22.16%) Linux
11 1,347 (22.09%) Finance
12 1,301 (21.34%) DevOps
13 1,210 (19.85%) C#
14 1,092 (17.91%) Selenium
15 1,062 (17.42%) Amazon AWS
16 1,039 (17.04%) HTML
17 1,014 (16.63%) TDD
18 988 (16.20%) .NET
19 953 (15.63%) QA
20 885 (14.52%) CSS
21 880 (14.43%) Python
22 876 (14.37%) Continuous Integration
23 829 (13.60%) Web Services
24 824 (13.51%) SQL Server
25 817 (13.40%) Windows
26 804 (13.19%) Microsoft
27 793 (13.01%) SDLC
28 790 (12.96%) BDD
29 774 (12.69%) Microsoft Azure
30 762 (12.50%) Problem-Solving

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 1,945 (31.90%) Confluence
2 257 (4.22%) Apache
3 241 (3.95%) Tomcat
4 210 (3.44%) IIS
5 136 (2.23%) CMS
6 130 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
7 118 (1.94%) WebSphere
8 100 (1.64%) JBoss
9 86 (1.41%) Apache Spark
10 81 (1.33%) Mule
11 79 (1.30%) SharePoint
12 64 (1.05%) WordPress
13 56 (0.92%) WebLogic
14 55 (0.90%) Apache Pig
15 47 (0.77%) OpenStack
16 45 (0.74%) nginx
17 44 (0.72%) Mule ESB
18 43 (0.71%) Drupal
19 42 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
20 33 (0.54%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 185 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
2 168 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 139 (2.28%) Microsoft Project
4 132 (2.16%) MS Visio
5 63 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 25 (0.41%) Photoshop
7 20 (0.33%) InVision
8 16 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
9 12 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 7 (0.11%) HipChat
11 6 (0.098%) GIMP
11 6 (0.098%) UserZoom
12 5 (0.082%) Gliffy
12 5 (0.082%) Mingle
13 2 (0.033%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.033%) Adobe Illustrator
13 2 (0.033%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.016%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.016%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.016%) Maya
Business Applications
1 40 (0.66%) SAP Hybris
2 27 (0.44%) Magento
3 21 (0.34%) Distributed Ledger
3 21 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
4 19 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
5 17 (0.28%) Documaker
6 15 (0.25%) Workfront
7 13 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
8 12 (0.20%) Elite 3E
8 12 (0.20%) SAP CRM
9 11 (0.18%) assyst
10 10 (0.16%) R3 Corda
11 9 (0.15%) NetSuite
12 8 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
12 8 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
12 8 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
12 8 (0.13%) Oracle iProcurement
12 8 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
12 8 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 8 (0.13%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1,062 (17.42%) Amazon AWS
2 774 (12.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 414 (6.79%) GitHub
4 346 (5.67%) SaaS
5 196 (3.21%) Amazon EC2
6 169 (2.77%) Google Cloud Platform
7 159 (2.61%) AWS CloudFormation
8 153 (2.51%) Amazon S3
9 131 (2.15%) Slack
10 124 (2.03%) PaaS
11 123 (2.02%) IaaS
12 102 (1.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 101 (1.66%) npm
14 97 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
15 95 (1.56%) Amazon SQS
16 91 (1.49%) Trello
17 84 (1.38%) Office 365
18 60 (0.98%) Google Analytics
19 58 (0.95%) Serverless
20 54 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 194 (3.18%) HTTP
2 185 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 136 (2.23%) Firewall
4 119 (1.95%) DNS
5 114 (1.87%) Internet
6 105 (1.72%) SSL
7 81 (1.33%) DHCP
8 51 (0.84%) Wireless
9 47 (0.77%) VPN
10 46 (0.75%) SSH
11 42 (0.69%) SNMP
12 37 (0.61%) SAN
12 37 (0.61%) SMS
13 36 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
14 28 (0.46%) FTP
14 28 (0.46%) ICMP
15 27 (0.44%) Telnet
16 25 (0.41%) HTTPS
17 24 (0.39%) LAN
18 23 (0.38%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 824 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 411 (6.74%) MySQL
3 301 (4.94%) NoSQL
4 286 (4.69%) Big Data
5 285 (4.67%) MongoDB
6 281 (4.61%) Relational Database
7 217 (3.56%) PostgreSQL
8 175 (2.87%) Hadoop
9 156 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
10 124 (2.03%) Oracle Database
11 122 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 109 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
13 103 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 90 (1.48%) Redis
15 85 (1.39%) Blockchain
16 78 (1.28%) RDBMS
17 72 (1.18%) Power BI
18 67 (1.10%) Apache Hive
19 52 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
20 47 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1,821 (29.87%) Git (software)
2 1,571 (25.77%) Jenkins
3 1,092 (17.91%) Selenium
4 577 (9.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 566 (9.28%) Bitbucket
6 529 (8.68%) Cucumber
7 505 (8.28%) TeamCity
8 460 (7.54%) Maven
9 432 (7.09%) Subversion
10 378 (6.20%) JUnit
11 324 (5.31%) Octopus Deploy
12 316 (5.18%) Team Foundation Server
13 312 (5.12%) WebDriver
14 288 (4.72%) Visual Studio
15 242 (3.97%) SoapUI
16 228 (3.74%) JMeter
17 172 (2.82%) Eclipse
18 143 (2.35%) Gradle
19 135 (2.21%) Sonatype Nexus
20 126 (2.07%) SpecFlow
General
1 1,347 (22.09%) Finance
2 397 (6.51%) Retail
3 382 (6.27%) Banking
4 242 (3.97%) Marketing
5 197 (3.23%) Games
6 126 (2.07%) Telecoms
7 114 (1.87%) Investment Banking
8 104 (1.71%) Electronics
9 96 (1.57%) Manufacturing
10 95 (1.56%) Advertising
11 86 (1.41%) Automotive
12 76 (1.25%) Financial Institution
13 63 (1.03%) Publishing
14 55 (0.90%) Law
15 53 (0.87%) Legal
16 46 (0.75%) Front Office
17 42 (0.69%) Back Office
18 23 (0.38%) Billing
18 23 (0.38%) Retail Banking
19 20 (0.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1,808 (29.65%) Developer
2 905 (14.84%) Analyst
3 485 (7.95%) Java Developer
4 398 (6.53%) Senior Developer
5 370 (6.07%) DevOps Engineer
6 364 (5.97%) Tester
7 348 (5.71%) Software Engineer
8 338 (5.54%) Test Analyst
9 337 (5.53%) Business Analyst
10 317 (5.20%) Test Engineer
11 315 (5.17%) .NET Developer
12 306 (5.02%) Project Manager
13 280 (4.59%) Software Developer
14 252 (4.13%) QA Engineer
15 237 (3.89%) C# Developer
16 205 (3.36%) Java Engineer
17 193 (3.17%) Automation Tester
18 176 (2.89%) C# .NET Developer
19 174 (2.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
20 172 (2.82%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,039 (17.04%) HTML
2 988 (16.20%) .NET
3 885 (14.52%) CSS
4 829 (13.60%) Web Services
5 673 (11.04%) AngularJS
6 641 (10.51%) REST
7 463 (7.59%) Spring
8 452 (7.41%) Node.js
9 431 (7.07%) HTML5
10 423 (6.94%) jQuery
11 411 (6.74%) SOAP
12 407 (6.68%) RESTful
13 379 (6.22%) React
14 372 (6.10%) ASP.NET
15 371 (6.08%) JSON
16 357 (5.86%) XML
17 338 (5.54%) .NET Framework
18 292 (4.79%) CSS3
19 219 (3.59%) Hibernate
20 210 (3.44%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 566 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
2 518 (8.50%) User Experience
3 449 (7.36%) Mobile App
4 416 (6.82%) Computer Science
5 266 (4.36%) Fintech
6 229 (3.76%) Self-Motivation
7 193 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
8 136 (2.23%) Management Information System
9 120 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
10 86 (1.41%) Virtual Team
11 85 (1.39%) Private Cloud
12 84 (1.38%) Wiki
13 83 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
14 73 (1.20%) Public Cloud
15 68 (1.12%) Algorithms
15 68 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 49 (0.80%) Data Centre
16 49 (0.80%) Fixed Income
17 46 (0.75%) Data Structures
18 44 (0.72%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1,351 (22.16%) Linux
2 817 (13.40%) Windows
3 364 (5.97%) Android
4 295 (4.84%) Unix
5 256 (4.20%) Apple iOS
6 189 (3.10%) Windows Server
7 162 (2.66%) CentOS
8 125 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 72 (1.18%) Mac OS X
10 65 (1.07%) Ubuntu
11 39 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 38 (0.62%) Windows 7
13 35 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
14 30 (0.49%) Solaris
14 30 (0.49%) Windows 10
15 25 (0.41%) CoreOS
15 25 (0.41%) Debian
16 12 (0.20%) openSUSE
17 9 (0.15%) Mac OS
18 8 (0.13%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,271 (70.05%) Agile Software Development
2 1,746 (28.64%) Scrum
3 1,674 (27.46%) Test Automation
4 1,301 (21.34%) DevOps
5 1,014 (16.63%) TDD
6 876 (14.37%) Continuous Integration
7 793 (13.01%) SDLC
8 790 (12.96%) BDD
9 762 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
10 740 (12.14%) Project Management
11 711 (11.66%) Software Engineering
12 655 (10.74%) Kanban
13 525 (8.61%) MVC
14 489 (8.02%) User Stories
15 481 (7.89%) Microservices
16 436 (7.15%) E-Commerce
17 401 (6.58%) OO
18 398 (6.53%) Mentoring
19 396 (6.49%) Unit Testing
20 393 (6.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1,896 (31.10%) Java
2 1,641 (26.91%) SQL
3 1,459 (23.93%) JavaScript
4 1,210 (19.85%) C#
5 880 (14.43%) Python
6 393 (6.45%) PowerShell
7 371 (6.08%) C++
8 367 (6.02%) Bash Shell
9 353 (5.79%) PHP
10 279 (4.58%) Ruby
11 270 (4.43%) T-SQL
12 257 (4.22%) C
13 219 (3.59%) Perl
14 192 (3.15%) Java 8
15 116 (1.90%) ES6
15 116 (1.90%) PL/SQL
16 110 (1.80%) Shell Script
17 109 (1.79%) TypeScript
18 103 (1.69%) Scala
19 100 (1.64%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 729 (11.96%) Degree
2 270 (4.43%) ISTQB
3 250 (4.10%) Security Cleared
4 226 (3.71%) ISEB
5 152 (2.49%) Computer Science Degree
6 132 (2.16%) DV Cleared
7 118 (1.94%) SC Cleared
8 114 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
9 93 (1.53%) MCSE
10 86 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 85 (1.39%) PMI Certification
12 72 (1.18%) PMP
13 63 (1.03%) CCNA
13 63 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
14 62 (1.02%) SSCP
15 59 (0.97%) CISSP
16 52 (0.85%) GIAC
16 52 (0.85%) Linux+ Certification
16 52 (0.85%) Network+ Certification
16 52 (0.85%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 953 (15.63%) QA
2 83 (1.36%) GCP
3 79 (1.30%) SLA
4 74 (1.21%) PMO
5 36 (0.59%) GDPR
6 27 (0.44%) Data Quality
7 24 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 23 (0.38%) PCI DSS
9 9 (0.15%) MiFID
10 7 (0.11%) PSD2
11 6 (0.098%) EMIR
11 6 (0.098%) ISO 20022
11 6 (0.098%) ISO 8583
12 5 (0.082%) IFRS
12 5 (0.082%) IFRS 9
12 5 (0.082%) SEPA
13 4 (0.066%) FATCA
13 4 (0.066%) ISO 13485
13 4 (0.066%) JTAG
13 4 (0.066%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 646 (10.60%) Docker
2 255 (4.18%) Active Directory
3 144 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 114 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
5 54 (0.89%) vSphere
6 46 (0.75%) Hyper-V
7 37 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
8 31 (0.51%) Samba
9 27 (0.44%) Firmware
10 19 (0.31%) VirtualBox
11 16 (0.26%) KVM
11 16 (0.26%) XenServer
12 13 (0.21%) NFS
12 13 (0.21%) VMware NSX
12 13 (0.21%) Xen
13 12 (0.20%) Apache Flume
14 11 (0.18%) RACF
15 5 (0.082%) ACF2
15 5 (0.082%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 5 (0.082%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 449 (7.36%) Puppet
2 442 (7.25%) Ansible
3 312 (5.12%) Opscode Chef
4 195 (3.20%) Kubernetes
5 187 (3.07%) Terraform
6 124 (2.03%) Nagios
7 91 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
8 80 (1.31%) HP ALM
9 67 (1.10%) Kibana
10 66 (1.08%) Salt
11 42 (0.69%) Packer
12 38 (0.62%) logstash
13 32 (0.52%) Automic
13 32 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
14 30 (0.49%) Rundeck
15 27 (0.44%) Consul
16 26 (0.43%) HockeyApp
17 25 (0.41%) Graphite
17 25 (0.41%) Rancher
17 25 (0.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 804 (13.19%) Microsoft
2 557 (9.14%) Oracle
3 532 (8.73%) Atlassian
4 286 (4.69%) Google
5 201 (3.30%) VMware
6 171 (2.80%) HP
7 164 (2.69%) Red Hat
8 162 (2.66%) New Relic
9 151 (2.48%) SAP
10 141 (2.31%) Splunk
10 141 (2.31%) WorldPay
11 112 (1.84%) AppDynamics
12 110 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
13 106 (1.74%) IBM
14 92 (1.51%) ServiceNow
15 84 (1.38%) Trend Micro
16 75 (1.23%) Capita
17 74 (1.21%) Xamarin
18 67 (1.10%) hybris
19 62 (1.02%) Tableau