Period
to 27 October 2020

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 27 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK > England
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 67 63 78
Rank change year-on-year -4 +15 +12
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 1,956 5,345 5,891
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.31% 4.25% 3.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.43% 22.47% 19.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,755 4,152 4,664
Median annual salary £55,412 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.75% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £32,150
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £78,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.80% +7.00% -

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 9,572 23,783 30,553
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.08% 18.93% 20.04%
Number of salaries quoted 7,991 19,097 24,885
Median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.80% +5.94% +1.00%
10th Percentile £36,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £83,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 27 October 2020.

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 27 October 2020. 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 +11 903 £62,500 - 164
South East 0 363 £52,500 -4.55% 68
North of England -18 237 £47,500 +5.56% 73
Midlands +29 177 £49,250 -1.50% 65
South West -6 164 £50,000 +5.26% 42
North West -20 131 £45,000 +4.47% 31
West Midlands +35 124 £47,000 -6.00% 49
East of England -5 85 £48,750 +8.33% 42
Yorkshire +13 79 £49,750 +10.56% 34
East Midlands +14 53 £50,000 +5.26% 16
North East +5 27 £55,000 +15.79% 8
JIRA
UK

For the 6 months to 27 October 2020, 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 1,237 (63.24%) Agile Software Development
2 786 (40.18%) Confluence
3 570 (29.14%) Scrum
4 544 (27.81%) SQL
5 539 (27.56%) Git (software)
6 520 (26.58%) Java
7 489 (25.00%) AWS
8 460 (23.52%) DevOps
9 453 (23.16%) Test Automation
10 449 (22.96%) JavaScript
11 387 (19.79%) C#
12 380 (19.43%) Python
13 378 (19.33%) Finance
14 375 (19.17%) Azure
15 368 (18.81%) Linux
16 352 (18.00%) Jenkins
17 301 (15.39%) QA
18 286 (14.62%) HTML
19 283 (14.47%) Docker
20 272 (13.91%) Software Engineering
21 265 (13.55%) .NET
22 245 (12.53%) TDD
23 241 (12.32%) CSS
24 238 (12.17%) Kanban
25 237 (12.12%) Selenium
26 236 (12.07%) SQL Server
27 235 (12.01%) Microsoft
28 225 (11.50%) Microservices
29 220 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
30 212 (10.84%) RESTful

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
1 786 (40.18%) Confluence
2 61 (3.12%) SharePoint
3 45 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
4 31 (1.58%) Tomcat
5 29 (1.48%) CMS
6 27 (1.38%) Apache Spark
7 24 (1.23%) WebSphere
8 23 (1.18%) Apache
9 22 (1.12%) IIS
9 22 (1.12%) nginx
10 21 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
11 17 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
12 16 (0.82%) WebLogic
13 14 (0.72%) JBoss
14 8 (0.41%) OpenStack
14 8 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
15 7 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 7 (0.36%) GlassFish
16 6 (0.31%) Mule
16 6 (0.31%) Umbraco
Applications
1 60 (3.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 54 (2.76%) Microsoft Office
3 48 (2.45%) Microsoft Project
4 38 (1.94%) MS Visio
5 33 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 25 (1.28%) Chatbot
7 6 (0.31%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.15%) Sketch
10 2 (0.10%) Figma
10 2 (0.10%) InVision
10 2 (0.10%) Simulink
10 2 (0.10%) SketchUp
10 2 (0.10%) Zeplin
11 1 (0.051%) Camtasia
11 1 (0.051%) MadCap Flare
Business Applications
1 23 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 14 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.41%) NetSuite
3 8 (0.41%) SAP Hybris
4 7 (0.36%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 7 (0.36%) Magento
5 4 (0.20%) BASE24
5 4 (0.20%) Eikon
5 4 (0.20%) thinkFolio
6 3 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
6 3 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.15%) Shopify
6 3 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 3 (0.15%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.10%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.10%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.10%) SAP FI-CA
7 2 (0.10%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 489 (25.00%) AWS
2 375 (19.17%) Azure
3 114 (5.83%) SaaS
4 90 (4.60%) GitHub
5 73 (3.73%) Serverless
6 72 (3.68%) GCP
7 69 (3.53%) Slack
8 56 (2.86%) Office 365
9 50 (2.56%) Trello
10 49 (2.51%) PaaS
11 48 (2.45%) Azure Active Directory
12 46 (2.35%) AWS Lambda
13 42 (2.15%) Power Platform
14 41 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
15 40 (2.04%) Amazon S3
16 38 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
17 30 (1.53%) Amazon ECS
18 29 (1.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 29 (1.48%) npm
18 29 (1.48%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 58 (2.97%) TCP/IP
2 46 (2.35%) Firewall
3 37 (1.89%) HTTP
4 33 (1.69%) DNS
5 20 (1.02%) Internet
6 18 (0.92%) SSH
6 18 (0.92%) VPN
7 15 (0.77%) FTP
8 13 (0.66%) IMAP
8 13 (0.66%) SMTP
9 12 (0.61%) HTTPS
10 11 (0.56%) LAN
11 10 (0.51%) Network Security
12 9 (0.46%) DHCP
12 9 (0.46%) Skype
12 9 (0.46%) WAN
12 9 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (0.41%) SAN
13 8 (0.41%) SSL
13 8 (0.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 236 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 137 (7.00%) MongoDB
3 130 (6.65%) NoSQL
4 106 (5.42%) PostgreSQL
5 80 (4.09%) MySQL
6 62 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
7 41 (2.10%) Big Data
8 38 (1.94%) Amazon RDS
9 37 (1.89%) Relational Database
10 35 (1.79%) Snowflake Schema
11 33 (1.69%) Hadoop
12 30 (1.53%) Power BI
13 27 (1.38%) Redis
13 27 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
14 26 (1.33%) Looker
15 22 (1.12%) Oracle Database
16 21 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 20 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 20 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
18 18 (0.92%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 539 (27.56%) Git (software)
2 352 (18.00%) Jenkins
3 237 (12.12%) Selenium
4 186 (9.51%) Bitbucket
5 112 (5.73%) Cucumber
6 94 (4.81%) JUnit
7 86 (4.40%) Maven
8 82 (4.19%) SoapUI
9 79 (4.04%) WebDriver
10 74 (3.78%) Team Foundation Server
11 72 (3.68%) GitLab
12 68 (3.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 68 (3.48%) TeamCity
13 50 (2.56%) Artifactory
14 49 (2.51%) TestRail
15 47 (2.40%) eggPlant
15 47 (2.40%) SpecFlow
16 45 (2.30%) Subversion
17 44 (2.25%) Postman
17 44 (2.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 378 (19.33%) Finance
2 79 (4.04%) Retail
3 72 (3.68%) Marketing
4 67 (3.43%) Banking
5 49 (2.51%) Public Sector
6 48 (2.45%) Telecoms
7 40 (2.04%) Manufacturing
8 39 (1.99%) Games
9 28 (1.43%) Electronics
10 24 (1.23%) Law
11 20 (1.02%) Back Office
12 17 (0.87%) Italian Language
13 16 (0.82%) Front Office
13 16 (0.82%) Retail Banking
14 15 (0.77%) Advertising
15 14 (0.72%) Publishing
16 12 (0.61%) Aerospace
16 12 (0.61%) Automotive
16 12 (0.61%) Financial Institution
16 12 (0.61%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 621 (31.75%) Developer
2 244 (12.47%) Analyst
3 115 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 107 (5.47%) Tester
5 105 (5.37%) Senior Developer
6 95 (4.86%) Business Analyst
7 89 (4.55%) .NET Developer
7 89 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
8 82 (4.19%) C# Developer
9 81 (4.14%) Java Developer
10 78 (3.99%) Project Manager
10 78 (3.99%) Test Engineer
11 71 (3.63%) Test Analyst
12 62 (3.17%) Scrum Master
13 58 (2.97%) Automation Tester
13 58 (2.97%) C# .NET Developer
13 58 (2.97%) Lead Developer
14 53 (2.71%) Software Developer
15 52 (2.66%) Administrator
16 51 (2.61%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (14.62%) HTML
2 265 (13.55%) .NET
3 241 (12.32%) CSS
4 212 (10.84%) RESTful
5 180 (9.20%) React
6 177 (9.05%) REST
7 157 (8.03%) Web Services
8 148 (7.57%) AngularJS
9 133 (6.80%) Node.js
10 129 (6.60%) Spring
11 123 (6.29%) JSON
12 115 (5.88%) XML
13 101 (5.16%) ASP.NET
14 94 (4.81%) .NET Core
15 92 (4.70%) SOAP
16 83 (4.24%) jQuery
17 75 (3.83%) Redux
18 66 (3.37%) .NET Framework
19 63 (3.22%) ASP.NET MVC
20 62 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 182 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 120 (6.13%) Mobile App
3 116 (5.93%) User Experience
4 73 (3.73%) Greenfield Project
5 60 (3.07%) Self-Motivation
6 40 (2.04%) Public Cloud
7 33 (1.69%) Replication
8 30 (1.53%) Hedge funds
8 30 (1.53%) Virtual Team
9 29 (1.48%) Management Information System
10 27 (1.38%) Data Centre
11 26 (1.33%) Client/Server
11 26 (1.33%) STB
12 24 (1.23%) Social Media
13 21 (1.07%) Cloud Native
13 21 (1.07%) Clustering
14 20 (1.02%) Algorithms
14 20 (1.02%) Mainframe
15 19 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
16 16 (0.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 368 (18.81%) Linux
2 172 (8.79%) Windows
3 95 (4.86%) Unix
4 73 (3.73%) CentOS
5 71 (3.63%) Android
6 60 (3.07%) Apple iOS
7 54 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 52 (2.66%) Windows Server
9 34 (1.74%) Ubuntu
10 29 (1.48%) Windows 10
11 21 (1.07%) Debian
12 20 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (0.97%) VMS
14 8 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
14 8 (0.41%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.36%) CoreOS
15 7 (0.36%) Windows 7
16 6 (0.31%) Kali Linux
17 5 (0.26%) Fedora
17 5 (0.26%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,237 (63.24%) Agile Software Development
2 570 (29.14%) Scrum
3 460 (23.52%) DevOps
4 453 (23.16%) Test Automation
5 272 (13.91%) Software Engineering
6 245 (12.53%) TDD
7 238 (12.17%) Kanban
8 225 (11.50%) Microservices
9 220 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
10 201 (10.28%) Continuous Integration
11 174 (8.90%) Project Management
12 168 (8.59%) BDD
12 168 (8.59%) SDLC
13 139 (7.11%) Mentoring
14 132 (6.75%) MVC
15 130 (6.65%) Test Scripting
16 126 (6.44%) Unit Testing
17 124 (6.34%) Analytics
18 121 (6.19%) User Stories
19 119 (6.08%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 544 (27.81%) SQL
2 520 (26.58%) Java
3 449 (22.96%) JavaScript
4 387 (19.79%) C#
5 380 (19.43%) Python
6 128 (6.54%) TypeScript
7 105 (5.37%) PHP
8 103 (5.27%) C++
9 99 (5.06%) PowerShell
10 87 (4.45%) Bash Shell
11 84 (4.29%) C
12 72 (3.68%) T-SQL
13 62 (3.17%) Shell Script
14 48 (2.45%) Scala
15 47 (2.40%) Java 8
16 40 (2.04%) VB.NET
17 33 (1.69%) Perl
17 33 (1.69%) Ruby
18 30 (1.53%) PL/SQL
19 24 (1.23%) Go
Qualifications
1 193 (9.87%) Degree
2 154 (7.87%) Security Cleared
3 103 (5.27%) SC Cleared
4 76 (3.89%) ISEB
5 65 (3.32%) ISTQB
6 44 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
7 41 (2.10%) DV Cleared
8 22 (1.12%) ISEB Practitioner
8 22 (1.12%) PMP
9 17 (0.87%) AWS Certification
10 15 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 12 (0.61%) PMI Certification
12 10 (0.51%) IIBA
12 10 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 9 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (0.41%) Master's Degree
14 8 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (0.31%) CBAP
15 6 (0.31%) CEH
15 6 (0.31%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 301 (15.39%) QA
2 40 (2.04%) GDPR
3 26 (1.33%) SLA
4 22 (1.12%) PMO
5 21 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.20%) HIPAA
6 4 (0.20%) ISO 8583
6 4 (0.20%) PSD2
7 3 (0.15%) ISO 20022
7 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.15%) TARGET2
7 3 (0.15%) WCAG
8 2 (0.10%) COBIT
8 2 (0.10%) ISO 13485
8 2 (0.10%) NIST
8 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.051%) GxP
9 1 (0.051%) ISO 31000
9 1 (0.051%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 283 (14.47%) Docker
2 102 (5.21%) Active Directory
3 39 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (1.02%) Firmware
5 11 (0.56%) vSphere
6 9 (0.46%) Varnish
6 9 (0.46%) VirtualBox
7 8 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (0.36%) GlusterFS
9 6 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 6 (0.31%) Hyper-V
10 5 (0.26%) LXC
11 4 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.15%) KVM
12 3 (0.15%) VMware NSX
13 2 (0.10%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.10%) HDFS
13 2 (0.10%) iptables
13 2 (0.10%) NFS
13 2 (0.10%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 200 (10.22%) Kubernetes
2 159 (8.13%) Ansible
3 154 (7.87%) Terraform
4 73 (3.73%) Puppet
5 43 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
6 38 (1.94%) Grafana
7 27 (1.38%) ZABBIX
8 25 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
9 22 (1.12%) Microsoft Intune
10 20 (1.02%) SCCM
11 12 (0.61%) HP ALM
11 12 (0.61%) Nagios
12 10 (0.51%) Packer
13 9 (0.46%) Kibana
13 9 (0.46%) Rancher
14 7 (0.36%) Prometheus
15 6 (0.31%) Control-M
16 5 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
16 5 (0.26%) Graylog
16 5 (0.26%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 235 (12.01%) Microsoft
2 202 (10.33%) Atlassian
3 148 (7.57%) Oracle
4 84 (4.29%) Google
5 60 (3.07%) VMware
6 56 (2.86%) ServiceNow
7 55 (2.81%) Red Hat
8 54 (2.76%) Salesforce.com
9 35 (1.79%) IBM
10 33 (1.69%) Remedy
11 32 (1.64%) SAP
11 32 (1.64%) Splunk
12 28 (1.43%) HP
13 14 (0.72%) JDA
13 14 (0.72%) New Relic
14 13 (0.66%) Zend
15 12 (0.61%) Veracode
15 12 (0.61%) Wrike
16 11 (0.56%) AppDynamics
16 11 (0.56%) HubSpot