Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK > England
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 61 78 88
Rank change year-on-year +17 +10 +37
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 5,611 6,110 5,676
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.29% 3.87% 3.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.29% 18.92% 16.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4,184 4,704 4,362
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 25,169 32,299 34,251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.24% 20.47% 20.67%
Number of salaries quoted 20,085 26,388 28,248
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £78,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,039
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.96% +3.24%

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 22 August 2019.

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 22 August 2019. 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 2,389 £60,750 +5.65% 309
South East +22 1,267 £53,000 +6.00% 180
North of England -6 735 £45,000 - 133
South West +9 527 £47,500 +5.56% 70
North West +7 488 £45,000 - 83
Midlands +9 337 £50,000 +12.36% 94
East of England +13 333 £47,500 +5.56% 94
Yorkshire -59 201 £42,500 -5.56% 33
West Midlands +23 194 £50,000 +17.65% 70
East Midlands -11 139 £48,250 +1.58% 24
North East +31 46 £47,500 +5.56% 17
JIRA
UK

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 3,824 (68.15%) Agile Software Development
2 1,898 (33.83%) Scrum
3 1,844 (32.86%) Confluence
4 1,679 (29.92%) Git (software)
5 1,619 (28.85%) Java
6 1,398 (24.92%) SQL
7 1,390 (24.77%) Test Automation
8 1,248 (22.24%) Jenkins
9 1,190 (21.21%) JavaScript
10 1,183 (21.08%) Finance
11 1,125 (20.05%) DevOps
12 1,075 (19.16%) AWS
13 1,004 (17.89%) C#
14 996 (17.75%) TDD
15 987 (17.59%) Continuous Integration
16 967 (17.23%) QA
17 956 (17.04%) Linux
18 950 (16.93%) Selenium
19 883 (15.74%) Azure
20 873 (15.56%) .NET
21 866 (15.43%) BDD
22 859 (15.31%) Python
23 856 (15.26%) Degree
24 808 (14.40%) Problem-Solving
25 807 (14.38%) Docker
26 767 (13.67%) Software Engineering
27 750 (13.37%) HTML
28 706 (12.58%) SQL Server
29 704 (12.55%) Kanban
30 697 (12.42%) CSS

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 1,844 (32.86%) Confluence
2 206 (3.67%) Apache
3 187 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 185 (3.30%) Tomcat
5 159 (2.83%) CMS
6 141 (2.51%) Elasticsearch
7 135 (2.41%) Apache Spark
8 62 (1.10%) OpenStack
9 57 (1.02%) Drupal
9 57 (1.02%) WordPress
10 53 (0.94%) IIS
11 49 (0.87%) WebSphere
12 47 (0.84%) JBoss
13 40 (0.71%) SAS
14 39 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
15 34 (0.61%) nginx
15 34 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
16 32 (0.57%) GeoServer
17 30 (0.53%) Apache Solr
18 26 (0.46%) Umbraco
Applications
1 178 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
2 155 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 103 (1.84%) Microsoft Project
4 98 (1.75%) MS Visio
5 69 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 35 (0.62%) Photoshop
7 31 (0.55%) Sketch
8 19 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
9 18 (0.32%) InVision
10 15 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
11 13 (0.23%) Zeplin
12 12 (0.21%) Chatbot
13 9 (0.16%) Figma
13 9 (0.16%) HipChat
13 9 (0.16%) Marvel
14 8 (0.14%) Acrobat
15 6 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 6 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
16 5 (0.089%) Gliffy
17 4 (0.071%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 58 (1.03%) Payment Gateway
2 44 (0.78%) Magento
3 42 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 38 (0.68%) SAP Hybris
5 18 (0.32%) SAP ERP
6 16 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 14 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
7 14 (0.25%) Teamcenter
8 13 (0.23%) NetSuite
9 12 (0.21%) SAP MM
10 10 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
11 9 (0.16%) thinkFolio
12 8 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
12 8 (0.14%) Misys Midas
13 7 (0.12%) Fredhopper
13 7 (0.12%) SAP PSCD
14 5 (0.089%) Adobe Campaign
15 4 (0.071%) Markit EDM
15 4 (0.071%) Shopify
15 4 (0.071%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 1,075 (19.16%) AWS
2 883 (15.74%) Azure
3 339 (6.04%) GitHub
4 314 (5.60%) GCP
5 295 (5.26%) SaaS
6 206 (3.67%) Office 365
7 183 (3.26%) Serverless
8 145 (2.58%) Slack
9 113 (2.01%) Trello
10 102 (1.82%) OpenShift
11 93 (1.66%) PaaS
12 92 (1.64%) Power Platform
13 79 (1.41%) BrowserStack
14 76 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
15 74 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
16 72 (1.28%) AWS Lambda
17 69 (1.23%) G Suite
18 66 (1.18%) Amazon S3
19 64 (1.14%) IaaS
20 60 (1.07%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 133 (2.37%) TCP/IP
2 132 (2.35%) DNS
2 132 (2.35%) Firewall
3 74 (1.32%) DHCP
4 73 (1.30%) Internet
5 70 (1.25%) HTTP
6 64 (1.14%) Skype
7 52 (0.93%) HTTPS
8 46 (0.82%) VPN
9 45 (0.80%) VoIP
10 43 (0.77%) NetScaler
11 34 (0.61%) SSH
12 31 (0.55%) FTP
13 30 (0.53%) SMTP
14 29 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
15 21 (0.37%) Intranet
16 20 (0.36%) VLAN
17 17 (0.30%) LAN
17 17 (0.30%) MQTT
17 17 (0.30%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 706 (12.58%) SQL Server
2 307 (5.47%) MySQL
3 279 (4.97%) PostgreSQL
4 224 (3.99%) Big Data
5 186 (3.31%) Relational Database
6 172 (3.07%) NoSQL
7 162 (2.89%) MongoDB
8 129 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 124 (2.21%) Redis
10 123 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 115 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
12 108 (1.92%) Hadoop
13 88 (1.57%) Power BI
14 74 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
14 74 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 72 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 66 (1.18%) Oracle Database
16 66 (1.18%) RDBMS
17 63 (1.12%) Apache Hive
18 58 (1.03%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1,679 (29.92%) Git (software)
2 1,248 (22.24%) Jenkins
3 950 (16.93%) Selenium
4 654 (11.66%) Cucumber
5 528 (9.41%) Bitbucket
6 400 (7.13%) Maven
7 338 (6.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 316 (5.63%) Subversion
9 311 (5.54%) Team Foundation Server
10 302 (5.38%) TeamCity
11 292 (5.20%) JUnit
12 275 (4.90%) SoapUI
13 272 (4.85%) WebDriver
14 269 (4.79%) Visual Studio
15 252 (4.49%) JMeter
16 169 (3.01%) Octopus Deploy
17 151 (2.69%) Appium
18 148 (2.64%) TestRail
18 148 (2.64%) Visual Studio Team System
19 135 (2.41%) SpecFlow
General
1 1,183 (21.08%) Finance
2 489 (8.72%) Retail
3 329 (5.86%) Banking
4 308 (5.49%) Marketing
5 191 (3.40%) Public Sector
6 134 (2.39%) Telecoms
7 129 (2.30%) Games
8 126 (2.25%) Manufacturing
9 96 (1.71%) Electronics
10 85 (1.51%) Advertising
11 72 (1.28%) Aerospace
12 70 (1.25%) Back Office
13 66 (1.18%) Front Office
14 60 (1.07%) Automotive
15 54 (0.96%) Military
16 52 (0.93%) Legal
17 39 (0.70%) Financial Institution
18 35 (0.62%) Publishing
19 28 (0.50%) Law
20 20 (0.36%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1,585 (28.25%) Developer
2 833 (14.85%) Analyst
3 367 (6.54%) Software Engineer
4 347 (6.18%) Java Developer
5 297 (5.29%) Senior Developer
6 287 (5.11%) Test Analyst
7 272 (4.85%) Business Analyst
8 267 (4.76%) Test Engineer
9 255 (4.54%) Project Manager
10 242 (4.31%) .NET Developer
11 232 (4.13%) C# Developer
12 223 (3.97%) DevOps Engineer
13 212 (3.78%) Tester
14 205 (3.65%) Architect
15 198 (3.53%) Consultant
16 179 (3.19%) Software Developer
17 178 (3.17%) QA Engineer
18 157 (2.80%) Junior
19 129 (2.30%) PHP Developer
20 127 (2.26%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 873 (15.56%) .NET
2 750 (13.37%) HTML
3 697 (12.42%) CSS
4 522 (9.30%) Spring
5 507 (9.04%) React
6 492 (8.77%) REST
7 485 (8.64%) AngularJS
8 445 (7.93%) Web Services
9 403 (7.18%) Node.js
10 394 (7.02%) RESTful
11 363 (6.47%) JSON
12 323 (5.76%) ASP.NET
13 293 (5.22%) XML
14 246 (4.38%) Kafka
15 241 (4.30%) SOAP
16 232 (4.13%) .NET Framework
17 222 (3.96%) HTML5
18 197 (3.51%) jQuery
19 189 (3.37%) .NET Core
20 182 (3.24%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 571 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
2 374 (6.67%) User Experience
3 317 (5.65%) Mobile App
4 253 (4.51%) Self-Motivation
5 149 (2.66%) Greenfield Project
6 143 (2.55%) Management Information System
7 141 (2.51%) Virtual Team
8 98 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
9 77 (1.37%) Public Cloud
10 75 (1.34%) Algorithms
11 72 (1.28%) Wiki
12 57 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
13 54 (0.96%) iPad
14 52 (0.93%) Analytical Mindset
15 51 (0.91%) Client/Server
16 44 (0.78%) Cloud Native
17 43 (0.77%) Data Centre
18 40 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 39 (0.70%) Blog
20 38 (0.68%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 956 (17.04%) Linux
2 608 (10.84%) Windows
3 326 (5.81%) Unix
4 298 (5.31%) Android
5 295 (5.26%) Apple iOS
6 114 (2.03%) Windows Server
7 113 (2.01%) CentOS
8 93 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 82 (1.46%) Windows 10
10 80 (1.43%) Ubuntu
11 73 (1.30%) Mac OS
12 37 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
13 35 (0.62%) Windows 7
14 26 (0.46%) CoreOS
15 21 (0.37%) SUSE
16 19 (0.34%) Fedora
17 18 (0.32%) Debian
18 15 (0.27%) Windows 8
19 14 (0.25%) Solaris
20 13 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,824 (68.15%) Agile Software Development
2 1,898 (33.83%) Scrum
3 1,390 (24.77%) Test Automation
4 1,125 (20.05%) DevOps
5 996 (17.75%) TDD
6 987 (17.59%) Continuous Integration
7 866 (15.43%) BDD
8 808 (14.40%) Problem-Solving
9 767 (13.67%) Software Engineering
10 704 (12.55%) Kanban
11 640 (11.41%) Microservices
12 638 (11.37%) SDLC
13 562 (10.02%) Project Management
14 512 (9.12%) Computer Science
15 496 (8.84%) E-Commerce
16 468 (8.34%) User Stories
17 465 (8.29%) Mentoring
18 397 (7.08%) Continuous Delivery
19 380 (6.77%) OO
20 377 (6.72%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1,619 (28.85%) Java
2 1,398 (24.92%) SQL
3 1,190 (21.21%) JavaScript
4 1,004 (17.89%) C#
5 859 (15.31%) Python
6 364 (6.49%) PHP
7 347 (6.18%) C
8 306 (5.45%) C++
9 268 (4.78%) Bash Shell
10 261 (4.65%) PowerShell
11 214 (3.81%) T-SQL
12 189 (3.37%) Java 8
13 167 (2.98%) ES6
14 163 (2.91%) Ruby
15 111 (1.98%) Perl
16 96 (1.71%) ES7
16 96 (1.71%) Scala
17 88 (1.57%) TypeScript
18 78 (1.39%) R
19 77 (1.37%) Go
Qualifications
1 856 (15.26%) Degree
2 387 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 309 (5.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 269 (4.79%) ISTQB
5 195 (3.48%) ISEB
6 168 (2.99%) SC Cleared
7 117 (2.09%) DV Cleared
8 115 (2.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 78 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
10 70 (1.25%) CCNA
11 55 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
12 48 (0.86%) CISSP
13 46 (0.82%) SANS
14 45 (0.80%) MCSE
15 39 (0.70%) SSCP
16 36 (0.64%) CompTIA Security+
16 36 (0.64%) GIAC
16 36 (0.64%) Linux+ Certification
16 36 (0.64%) Network+ Certification
16 36 (0.64%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 967 (17.23%) QA
2 100 (1.78%) SLA
3 78 (1.39%) Data Quality
3 78 (1.39%) PMO
4 43 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 42 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 39 (0.70%) GDPR
7 20 (0.36%) PCI DSS
8 13 (0.23%) ISO 20022
8 13 (0.23%) NIST
9 10 (0.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 10 (0.18%) SEPA
10 9 (0.16%) ISO 22301
10 9 (0.16%) ISO 31000
10 9 (0.16%) ISO 8583
10 9 (0.16%) ISO 9001
11 8 (0.14%) NCSC
12 7 (0.12%) Def Stans
12 7 (0.12%) ISAE 3402
12 7 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 807 (14.38%) Docker
2 184 (3.28%) Active Directory
3 115 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 65 (1.16%) Hyper-V
5 62 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
6 44 (0.78%) Apache Flume
6 44 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 44 (0.78%) XenApp
7 42 (0.75%) XenDesktop
8 28 (0.50%) Firmware
9 24 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 15 (0.27%) vSphere
11 9 (0.16%) Squid
11 9 (0.16%) VirtualBox
12 8 (0.14%) GridGain
12 8 (0.14%) HDFS
12 8 (0.14%) KVM
13 7 (0.12%) ISA Server
14 6 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 400 (7.13%) Kubernetes
2 302 (5.38%) Ansible
3 223 (3.97%) Puppet
4 211 (3.76%) Terraform
5 173 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
6 165 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
7 96 (1.71%) Mesos
8 87 (1.55%) Marathon
9 77 (1.37%) SCCM
10 74 (1.32%) HP ALM
11 60 (1.07%) Nagios
12 52 (0.93%) Kibana
13 48 (0.86%) SCOM
13 48 (0.86%) SQL Sentry
14 43 (0.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 43 (0.77%) Oozie
14 43 (0.77%) Packer
14 43 (0.77%) SCOrch
15 41 (0.73%) Consul
16 34 (0.61%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 696 (12.40%) Microsoft
2 528 (9.41%) Atlassian
3 400 (7.13%) Oracle
4 358 (6.38%) Google
5 229 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
6 202 (3.60%) SAP
7 185 (3.30%) Splunk
8 169 (3.01%) HP
9 131 (2.33%) VMware
10 108 (1.92%) ServiceNow
11 106 (1.89%) Red Hat
12 96 (1.71%) Tableau
13 88 (1.57%) Adobe
14 87 (1.55%) Cisco
15 80 (1.43%) hybris
16 66 (1.18%) IBM
17 60 (1.07%) CA Agile Central
18 59 (1.05%) WorldPay
19 57 (1.02%) AppDynamics
20 48 (0.86%) Citrix