Period
to 31 July 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 31 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK > England
6 months to
31 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 64 71 68
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3 +12
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 4,438 2,615 5,561
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.41% 4.18% 4.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.75% 20.91% 21.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2,966 2,105 4,191
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,000 £55,000 £53,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.82% +3.77% +6.00%
75th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 21,385 12,503 25,612
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.26% 19.97% 19.27%
Number of salaries quoted 13,856 10,264 20,683
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £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 £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +5 2,115 £65,000 -3.70% 304
South East +8 851 £52,500 - 107
North of England -28 456 £45,000 - 143
South West +19 405 £50,000 - 67
Midlands +2 325 £45,000 - 95
North West -18 248 £42,500 -5.56% 85
East of England -7 214 £57,500 +21.05% 55
West Midlands -19 199 £45,000 - 67
Yorkshire -37 165 £45,000 - 44
East Midlands +16 125 £47,500 -5.00% 28
North East -4 47 £45,000 -6.25% 14
JIRA
UK

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2,999 (67.58%) Agile Software Development
2 1,587 (35.76%) Confluence
3 1,391 (31.34%) Scrum
4 1,309 (29.50%) Social Skills
5 1,305 (29.41%) Git (software)
6 1,236 (27.85%) DevOps
7 1,113 (25.08%) AWS
8 1,074 (24.20%) Java
9 1,035 (23.32%) JavaScript
10 1,012 (22.80%) SQL
11 1,001 (22.56%) Test Automation
12 932 (21.00%) Azure
13 924 (20.82%) Finance
14 894 (20.14%) Python
15 889 (20.03%) Jenkins
16 870 (19.60%) Linux
17 834 (18.79%) Problem-Solving
18 833 (18.77%) Docker
19 711 (16.02%) SDLC
20 702 (15.82%) HTML
21 660 (14.87%) Software Engineering
22 642 (14.47%) QA
23 617 (13.90%) CSS
24 613 (13.81%) React
25 602 (13.56%) Microsoft
26 578 (13.02%) Kubernetes
27 566 (12.75%) C#
28 537 (12.10%) Microservices
29 531 (11.96%) Continuous Integration
30 513 (11.56%) Analytical Skills

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 1,587 (35.76%) Confluence
2 131 (2.95%) Elasticsearch
3 105 (2.37%) CMS
4 104 (2.34%) SharePoint
5 94 (2.12%) Apache
6 69 (1.55%) Tomcat
7 56 (1.26%) Apache Spark
8 47 (1.06%) IIS
8 47 (1.06%) nginx
9 44 (0.99%) WordPress
10 36 (0.81%) Drupal
11 29 (0.65%) JBoss
12 25 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
13 24 (0.54%) Umbraco
14 23 (0.52%) Apache Airflow
14 23 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
15 20 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
16 13 (0.29%) WebSphere
17 12 (0.27%) Red Hat Fuse
18 11 (0.25%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 195 (4.39%) Microsoft Office
2 132 (2.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 89 (2.01%) MS Visio
4 79 (1.78%) Microsoft Project
5 78 (1.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 44 (0.99%) Figma
7 23 (0.52%) Photoshop
8 22 (0.50%) Sketch
9 19 (0.43%) InVision
10 18 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
11 13 (0.29%) GIMP
12 8 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
12 8 (0.18%) Adobe XD
12 8 (0.18%) Chatbot
13 6 (0.14%) Gephi
13 6 (0.14%) Siemens NX
13 6 (0.14%) Solid Edge
14 5 (0.11%) Inkscape
14 5 (0.11%) Marvel
14 5 (0.11%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 49 (1.10%) Magento
2 40 (0.90%) Shopify
3 31 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
4 28 (0.63%) Distributed Ledger
5 21 (0.47%) NetSuite
6 16 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
6 16 (0.36%) MetaTrader
7 15 (0.34%) SAP Hybris
8 11 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
9 9 (0.20%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 8 (0.18%) SAP ERP
11 7 (0.16%) Elite 3E
11 7 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 7 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
11 7 (0.16%) Teamcenter
12 6 (0.14%) Sage 200
13 5 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
13 5 (0.11%) R3 Corda
14 4 (0.090%) Oracle Receivables
14 4 (0.090%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1,113 (25.08%) AWS
2 932 (21.00%) Azure
3 379 (8.54%) SaaS
4 336 (7.57%) GitHub
5 271 (6.11%) Serverless
6 270 (6.08%) GCP
7 174 (3.92%) AWS Lambda
8 147 (3.31%) Amazon EC2
9 141 (3.18%) Microsoft 365
10 135 (3.04%) Amazon S3
11 123 (2.77%) PaaS
12 112 (2.52%) AWS CloudFormation
13 106 (2.39%) Power Platform
14 102 (2.30%) npm
15 97 (2.19%) Trello
16 85 (1.92%) IaaS
17 81 (1.83%) Slack
18 61 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
19 57 (1.28%) Amazon Cognito
20 54 (1.22%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 182 (4.10%) Firewall
2 148 (3.33%) VPN
3 109 (2.46%) DNS
4 106 (2.39%) HTTP
5 82 (1.85%) SSL
6 79 (1.78%) VLAN
7 77 (1.74%) IPv4
8 70 (1.58%) Internet
9 61 (1.37%) OSPF
10 60 (1.35%) TCP/IP
11 37 (0.83%) Broadband
12 36 (0.81%) DHCP
13 32 (0.72%) Wireshark
14 29 (0.65%) WAN
15 28 (0.63%) LAN
15 28 (0.63%) VoIP
16 23 (0.52%) Network Security
17 18 (0.41%) FTP
17 18 (0.41%) SAN
18 13 (0.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 482 (10.86%) SQL Server
2 341 (7.68%) MySQL
3 230 (5.18%) PostgreSQL
4 229 (5.16%) NoSQL
5 203 (4.57%) Relational Database
6 196 (4.42%) Big Data
7 174 (3.92%) MongoDB
8 134 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
9 108 (2.43%) Tableau
10 96 (2.16%) Power BI
11 88 (1.98%) Amazon RDS
12 72 (1.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 72 (1.62%) Oracle Database
13 67 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 61 (1.37%) MariaDB
15 58 (1.31%) Redis
16 55 (1.24%) Data Lake
17 49 (1.10%) Amazon Aurora
18 48 (1.08%) Blockchain
18 48 (1.08%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1,305 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 889 (20.03%) Jenkins
3 424 (9.55%) Selenium
4 412 (9.28%) Bitbucket
5 278 (6.26%) Cucumber
6 200 (4.51%) Maven
7 184 (4.15%) GitLab
8 158 (3.56%) Postman
9 149 (3.36%) Subversion
10 148 (3.33%) JUnit
11 142 (3.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 130 (2.93%) JMeter
13 123 (2.77%) Visual Studio
14 117 (2.64%) webpack
15 110 (2.48%) TeamCity
16 103 (2.32%) SpecFlow
17 101 (2.28%) Cypress.io
18 99 (2.23%) Sonatype Nexus
19 93 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
20 92 (2.07%) TestRail
General
1 1,309 (29.50%) Social Skills
2 924 (20.82%) Finance
3 513 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
4 292 (6.58%) Banking
5 272 (6.13%) Retail
6 243 (5.48%) Marketing
7 158 (3.56%) Public Sector
8 149 (3.36%) Presentation Skills
9 148 (3.33%) Legal
10 118 (2.66%) Manufacturing
11 109 (2.46%) Influencing Skills
12 93 (2.10%) Telecoms
13 91 (2.05%) Organisational Skills
14 86 (1.94%) Games
15 82 (1.85%) Electronics
16 79 (1.78%) Investment Banking
17 68 (1.53%) Advertising
17 68 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
18 54 (1.22%) Law
19 53 (1.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,180 (26.59%) Developer
2 522 (11.76%) Analyst
3 298 (6.71%) Senior Developer
4 274 (6.17%) Software Engineer
5 257 (5.79%) Project Manager
6 238 (5.36%) Business Analyst
7 233 (5.25%) DevOps Engineer
8 171 (3.85%) Test Engineer
9 170 (3.83%) Java Developer
10 149 (3.36%) QA Engineer
11 148 (3.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 141 (3.18%) Full Stack Developer
13 135 (3.04%) Scrum Master
14 134 (3.02%) PHP Developer
15 116 (2.61%) .NET Developer
16 108 (2.43%) Senior DevOps
17 107 (2.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 106 (2.39%) Product Owner
19 104 (2.34%) Tester
20 103 (2.32%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 702 (15.82%) HTML
2 617 (13.90%) CSS
3 613 (13.81%) React
4 513 (11.56%) REST
5 457 (10.30%) .NET
6 435 (9.80%) AngularJS
7 425 (9.58%) Web Services
8 381 (8.58%) Node.js
9 356 (8.02%) RESTful
10 274 (6.17%) Spring
11 256 (5.77%) JSON
12 243 (5.48%) HTML5
13 223 (5.02%) SOAP
14 221 (4.98%) Vue.js
15 220 (4.96%) jQuery
16 194 (4.37%) XML
17 188 (4.24%) Kafka
18 164 (3.70%) Redux
19 133 (3.00%) React Native
19 133 (3.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 498 (11.22%) User Experience
2 213 (4.80%) Mobile App
3 198 (4.46%) Self-Motivation
4 102 (2.30%) Data Structures
5 101 (2.28%) Public Cloud
6 95 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
7 89 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
8 72 (1.62%) Cyberattack
9 70 (1.58%) Equities
10 67 (1.51%) Management Information System
11 64 (1.44%) Algorithms
12 58 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 55 (1.24%) Virtual Team
14 50 (1.13%) iPad
15 45 (1.01%) NHS
16 44 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
17 43 (0.97%) Legacy Systems
18 42 (0.95%) Cloud Native
19 40 (0.90%) Digital Media
20 39 (0.88%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 870 (19.60%) Linux
2 450 (10.14%) Windows
3 214 (4.82%) Unix
4 192 (4.33%) Android
5 175 (3.94%) Apple iOS
6 129 (2.91%) Windows Server
7 125 (2.82%) CentOS
8 81 (1.83%) Ubuntu
9 58 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 58 (1.31%) Windows Server 2016
10 46 (1.04%) Windows 10
11 28 (0.63%) VMS
12 23 (0.52%) Solaris
13 22 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 21 (0.47%) Debian
15 13 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (0.27%) Windows 7
17 9 (0.20%) Mac OS
18 7 (0.16%) Windows Server 2019
19 6 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,999 (67.58%) Agile Software Development
2 1,391 (31.34%) Scrum
3 1,236 (27.85%) DevOps
4 1,001 (22.56%) Test Automation
5 834 (18.79%) Problem-Solving
6 711 (16.02%) SDLC
7 660 (14.87%) Software Engineering
8 537 (12.10%) Microservices
9 531 (11.96%) Continuous Integration
10 500 (11.27%) Mentoring
11 495 (11.15%) Project Management
12 488 (11.00%) TDD
13 479 (10.79%) BDD
14 462 (10.41%) Software Testing
15 417 (9.40%) Analytics
16 401 (9.04%) Full Stack Development
17 366 (8.25%) Kanban
18 362 (8.16%) User Stories
19 342 (7.71%) Machine Learning
20 336 (7.57%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 1,074 (24.20%) Java
2 1,035 (23.32%) JavaScript
3 1,012 (22.80%) SQL
4 894 (20.14%) Python
5 566 (12.75%) C#
6 335 (7.55%) PHP
7 295 (6.65%) TypeScript
8 290 (6.53%) PowerShell
9 205 (4.62%) C++
10 204 (4.60%) Bash Shell
11 177 (3.99%) C
12 118 (2.66%) ES6
13 116 (2.61%) Java 8
14 86 (1.94%) PHP 7
15 85 (1.92%) Kotlin
16 79 (1.78%) PL/SQL
17 78 (1.76%) Shell Script
18 71 (1.60%) Ruby
19 66 (1.49%) Perl
20 62 (1.40%) Go
Qualifications
1 511 (11.51%) Degree
2 236 (5.32%) Security Cleared
3 187 (4.21%) SC Cleared
4 143 (3.22%) ISTQB
5 136 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
6 68 (1.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 58 (1.31%) ISEB
8 47 (1.06%) Master's Degree
9 46 (1.04%) PMI Certification
10 38 (0.86%) GIAC
10 38 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
11 31 (0.70%) DV Cleared
12 26 (0.59%) RHCE
13 22 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
14 21 (0.47%) APMP
14 21 (0.47%) AWS Certification
15 20 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 17 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
17 15 (0.34%) CCNA
17 15 (0.34%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 642 (14.47%) QA
2 100 (2.25%) Accessibility
3 87 (1.96%) PMO
4 59 (1.33%) GDPR
5 42 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 36 (0.81%) Data Quality
7 35 (0.79%) SLA
8 15 (0.34%) PCI DSS
9 13 (0.29%) NIST
10 9 (0.20%) ISO 20022
10 9 (0.20%) WCAG
11 8 (0.18%) ISO 13485
12 7 (0.16%) IEC 62304
13 6 (0.14%) GRC
13 6 (0.14%) ISO 15022
13 6 (0.14%) PMBOK
13 6 (0.14%) SOC 2
14 5 (0.11%) Def Stans
14 5 (0.11%) NCSC
15 4 (0.090%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 833 (18.77%) Docker
2 167 (3.76%) Active Directory
3 126 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 70 (1.58%) VMware ESXi
5 35 (0.79%) Firmware
6 22 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
7 20 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 20 (0.45%) Hyper-V
8 19 (0.43%) vSphere
9 15 (0.34%) iptables
9 15 (0.34%) VirtualBox
10 11 (0.25%) LXC
11 8 (0.18%) Apache Flume
11 8 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
12 7 (0.16%) Ceph
13 3 (0.068%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.045%) Postfix
14 2 (0.045%) Varnish
14 2 (0.045%) Xen
15 1 (0.023%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 578 (13.02%) Kubernetes
2 471 (10.61%) Ansible
3 326 (7.35%) Terraform
4 153 (3.45%) Puppet
5 76 (1.71%) Grafana
6 50 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
7 47 (1.06%) Microsoft Intune
8 45 (1.01%) Prometheus
9 40 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
10 30 (0.68%) Graylog
10 30 (0.68%) Kibana
11 28 (0.63%) Opsgenie
12 26 (0.59%) Graphite
13 20 (0.45%) HP ALM
13 20 (0.45%) SCCM
14 19 (0.43%) Packer
15 16 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
16 15 (0.34%) Nagios
17 13 (0.29%) Istio
18 12 (0.27%) Bugsnag
Vendors
1 602 (13.56%) Microsoft
2 345 (7.77%) Atlassian
3 324 (7.30%) Oracle
4 244 (5.50%) Google
5 150 (3.38%) VMware
6 125 (2.82%) SAP
7 119 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
8 116 (2.61%) Red Hat
9 91 (2.05%) ServiceNow
10 84 (1.89%) Splunk
11 70 (1.58%) HP
12 61 (1.37%) IBM
13 58 (1.31%) Zend
14 35 (0.79%) Sitecore
15 34 (0.77%) Adobe
15 34 (0.77%) New Relic
15 34 (0.77%) Sony
16 29 (0.65%) Sybase
17 28 (0.63%) Elastic Path
17 28 (0.63%) hybris