Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK > England
6 months to
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 65 64 77
Rank change year-on-year -1 +13 +12
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 2,406 5,585 6,116
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.20% 4.25% 3.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.90% 22.05% 18.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2,023 4,374 4,828
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £83,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,067 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.64% +6.13% -

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 11,510 25,328 32,537
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.11% 19.28% 20.54%
Number of salaries quoted 9,373 20,238 26,569
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £78,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.17%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +1 1,126 £65,000 +8.33% 111
South East -6 447 £55,000 +2.80% 50
North of England +15 347 £45,000 - 69
North West -3 198 £45,000 - 36
South West -9 188 £50,000 +5.26% 41
Midlands +31 170 £45,000 -10.00% 21
Yorkshire +77 128 £45,000 +5.88% 27
West Midlands +45 124 £45,000 -10.00% 14
East of England +1 118 £47,500 - 20
East Midlands +6 46 £50,000 +1.01% 7
North East 0 21 £48,000 +1.05% 6
JIRA
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 1,518 (63.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1,015 (42.19%) Confluence
3 667 (27.72%) Scrum
4 630 (26.18%) Java
5 614 (25.52%) Git (software)
6 598 (24.85%) SQL
7 564 (23.44%) Test Automation
8 560 (23.28%) DevOps
9 512 (21.28%) JavaScript
10 505 (20.99%) Finance
11 501 (20.82%) Jenkins
12 457 (18.99%) AWS
13 456 (18.95%) Azure
14 431 (17.91%) C#
15 418 (17.37%) Python
16 409 (17.00%) Linux
17 397 (16.50%) Docker
18 389 (16.17%) Software Engineering
19 358 (14.88%) HTML
20 349 (14.51%) QA
20 349 (14.51%) Selenium
21 338 (14.05%) .NET
22 331 (13.76%) Continuous Integration
22 331 (13.76%) TDD
23 324 (13.47%) Problem-Solving
24 312 (12.97%) SQL Server
25 307 (12.76%) CSS
26 298 (12.39%) Microsoft
27 285 (11.85%) Degree
28 279 (11.60%) 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 1,015 (42.19%) Confluence
2 106 (4.41%) SharePoint
3 56 (2.33%) CMS
4 50 (2.08%) Apache
5 47 (1.95%) Tomcat
6 42 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
7 30 (1.25%) IIS
8 26 (1.08%) Apache Spark
9 21 (0.87%) OpenStack
9 21 (0.87%) WebSphere
10 19 (0.79%) Umbraco
11 17 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
12 16 (0.67%) nginx
12 16 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
13 12 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (0.37%) MS Exchange
15 8 (0.33%) CICS
15 8 (0.33%) WebLogic
15 8 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
16 7 (0.29%) JBoss
Applications
1 78 (3.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 74 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
3 68 (2.83%) Microsoft Project
4 33 (1.37%) MS Visio
5 28 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 16 (0.67%) Chatbot
7 10 (0.42%) InVision
8 9 (0.37%) Zeplin
9 8 (0.33%) Adobe XD
10 4 (0.17%) Camtasia
10 4 (0.17%) MadCap Flare
10 4 (0.17%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.17%) Sketch
10 4 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.042%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.042%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.042%) Figma
11 1 (0.042%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 30 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
3 16 (0.67%) Magento
4 11 (0.46%) Salerio
5 8 (0.33%) BASE24
5 8 (0.33%) NetSuite
6 7 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.17%) assyst
7 4 (0.17%) Eikon
7 4 (0.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 4 (0.17%) Temenos T24
8 3 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.12%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 3 (0.12%) ResourceLink
8 3 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.083%) Maximo
9 2 (0.083%) PolarLake
9 2 (0.083%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.083%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.083%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 457 (18.99%) AWS
2 456 (18.95%) Azure
3 152 (6.32%) SaaS
4 129 (5.36%) GitHub
5 101 (4.20%) GCP
5 101 (4.20%) Serverless
6 93 (3.87%) Office 365
7 89 (3.70%) Slack
8 62 (2.58%) AWS Lambda
9 60 (2.49%) PaaS
10 59 (2.45%) AWS CloudFormation
11 53 (2.20%) OpenShift
11 53 (2.20%) Power Platform
12 50 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
13 45 (1.87%) Azure Active Directory
14 44 (1.83%) Trello
15 37 (1.54%) Amazon ECS
15 37 (1.54%) Amazon S3
15 37 (1.54%) npm
16 35 (1.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (2.49%) Firewall
2 53 (2.20%) DNS
2 53 (2.20%) TCP/IP
3 46 (1.91%) HTTP
4 35 (1.45%) Internet
5 34 (1.41%) VPN
6 22 (0.91%) Wireless
7 20 (0.83%) SAN
8 18 (0.75%) Skype
9 16 (0.67%) SSH
10 14 (0.58%) DHCP
10 14 (0.58%) FTP
11 11 (0.46%) 5G
12 10 (0.42%) ATM
12 10 (0.42%) Network Security
13 9 (0.37%) IMAP
13 9 (0.37%) Intranet
13 9 (0.37%) SMTP
13 9 (0.37%) VLAN
14 8 (0.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 312 (12.97%) SQL Server
2 157 (6.53%) MySQL
3 113 (4.70%) NoSQL
4 107 (4.45%) MongoDB
4 107 (4.45%) PostgreSQL
5 72 (2.99%) Relational Database
6 59 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
7 52 (2.16%) Big Data
8 45 (1.87%) Power BI
9 39 (1.62%) Oracle Database
10 33 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
11 32 (1.33%) Hadoop
12 29 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
13 25 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 25 (1.04%) Redis
14 22 (0.91%) Blockchain
14 22 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 20 (0.83%) DB2
15 20 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 19 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 614 (25.52%) Git (software)
2 501 (20.82%) Jenkins
3 349 (14.51%) Selenium
4 221 (9.19%) Bitbucket
5 157 (6.53%) Cucumber
6 123 (5.11%) Maven
7 111 (4.61%) WebDriver
8 108 (4.49%) SoapUI
9 103 (4.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 96 (3.99%) JUnit
11 88 (3.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 80 (3.33%) TeamCity
13 77 (3.20%) GitLab
14 71 (2.95%) Postman
15 70 (2.91%) Visual Studio
16 65 (2.70%) Subversion
17 64 (2.66%) JMeter
18 63 (2.62%) SpecFlow
19 53 (2.20%) Sonatype Nexus
20 48 (2.00%) Artifactory
General
1 505 (20.99%) Finance
2 166 (6.90%) Banking
3 116 (4.82%) Retail
4 80 (3.33%) Marketing
5 55 (2.29%) Telecoms
6 46 (1.91%) Games
7 43 (1.79%) Public Sector
8 41 (1.70%) Manufacturing
9 35 (1.45%) Back Office
10 32 (1.33%) Investment Banking
11 29 (1.21%) Front Office
12 23 (0.96%) Electronics
12 23 (0.96%) Retail Banking
13 21 (0.87%) Financial Institution
14 20 (0.83%) Legal
15 18 (0.75%) Italian Language
16 16 (0.67%) Advertising
17 15 (0.62%) Aerospace
18 14 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
19 11 (0.46%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 683 (28.39%) Developer
2 342 (14.21%) Analyst
3 172 (7.15%) Software Engineer
4 132 (5.49%) Senior Developer
5 128 (5.32%) Tester
6 126 (5.24%) Business Analyst
7 114 (4.74%) Test Engineer
8 110 (4.57%) DevOps Engineer
9 102 (4.24%) Project Manager
10 94 (3.91%) .NET Developer
11 91 (3.78%) Test Analyst
12 81 (3.37%) Java Developer
13 73 (3.03%) Administrator
14 72 (2.99%) Lead Developer
15 67 (2.78%) Scrum Master
16 66 (2.74%) C# Developer
16 66 (2.74%) Test Automation Engineer
17 61 (2.54%) Software Developer
18 60 (2.49%) React Developer
19 58 (2.41%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 358 (14.88%) HTML
2 338 (14.05%) .NET
3 307 (12.76%) CSS
4 216 (8.98%) Web Services
5 203 (8.44%) AngularJS
6 202 (8.40%) React
7 201 (8.35%) REST
8 191 (7.94%) RESTful
9 169 (7.02%) Node.js
10 136 (5.65%) Spring
11 112 (4.66%) HTML5
12 110 (4.57%) XML
13 103 (4.28%) .NET Core
14 95 (3.95%) JSON
15 94 (3.91%) jQuery
16 90 (3.74%) Redux
17 88 (3.66%) SOAP
18 80 (3.33%) .NET Framework
19 76 (3.16%) ASP.NET
20 75 (3.12%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 234 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
2 176 (7.32%) User Experience
3 140 (5.82%) Mobile App
4 88 (3.66%) Greenfield Project
5 81 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
6 56 (2.33%) Public Cloud
7 44 (1.83%) Algorithms
8 43 (1.79%) Mainframe
9 38 (1.58%) Hedge funds
10 37 (1.54%) Management Information System
11 34 (1.41%) Data Structures
12 33 (1.37%) Cloud Native
13 32 (1.33%) Data Centre
13 32 (1.33%) Virtual Team
14 25 (1.04%) Wiki
15 22 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
16 20 (0.83%) Derivative
17 19 (0.79%) Fixed Income
18 17 (0.71%) Client/Server
19 16 (0.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 409 (17.00%) Linux
2 266 (11.06%) Windows
3 113 (4.70%) Unix
4 94 (3.91%) Windows Server
5 91 (3.78%) Android
6 78 (3.24%) Apple iOS
7 76 (3.16%) CentOS
8 53 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 52 (2.16%) Ubuntu
10 41 (1.70%) Windows 10
11 31 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 26 (1.08%) Debian
13 21 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (0.71%) Windows Server 2016
15 16 (0.67%) VMS
16 15 (0.62%) CoreOS
16 15 (0.62%) Windows 7
17 9 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
18 8 (0.33%) FreeBSD
18 8 (0.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,518 (63.09%) Agile Software Development
2 667 (27.72%) Scrum
3 564 (23.44%) Test Automation
4 560 (23.28%) DevOps
5 389 (16.17%) Software Engineering
6 331 (13.76%) Continuous Integration
6 331 (13.76%) TDD
7 324 (13.47%) Problem-Solving
8 279 (11.60%) Microservices
9 274 (11.39%) Kanban
10 258 (10.72%) SDLC
11 242 (10.06%) BDD
12 230 (9.56%) Project Management
13 182 (7.56%) Waterfall
14 175 (7.27%) Mentoring
15 155 (6.44%) User Stories
16 150 (6.23%) Regression Testing
16 150 (6.23%) Test Scripting
17 149 (6.19%) Fintech
18 143 (5.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 630 (26.18%) Java
2 598 (24.85%) SQL
3 512 (21.28%) JavaScript
4 431 (17.91%) C#
5 418 (17.37%) Python
6 146 (6.07%) C++
7 142 (5.90%) PHP
8 141 (5.86%) PowerShell
9 112 (4.66%) C
10 108 (4.49%) TypeScript
11 106 (4.41%) Bash Shell
12 57 (2.37%) T-SQL
13 51 (2.12%) VB.NET
14 47 (1.95%) Java 8
15 45 (1.87%) Shell Script
16 38 (1.58%) Ruby
17 31 (1.29%) PL/SQL
18 29 (1.21%) Perl
19 27 (1.12%) Groovy
20 25 (1.04%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 285 (11.85%) Degree
2 193 (8.02%) Security Cleared
3 112 (4.66%) ISTQB
4 108 (4.49%) SC Cleared
5 105 (4.36%) ISEB
6 73 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
7 58 (2.41%) DV Cleared
8 22 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 22 (0.91%) PMP
9 19 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
10 15 (0.62%) AWS Certification
10 15 (0.62%) PMI Certification
11 13 (0.54%) ISEB Practitioner
12 12 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 11 (0.46%) IIBA
14 9 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (0.33%) CEH
16 7 (0.29%) CBAP
16 7 (0.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 349 (14.51%) QA
2 38 (1.58%) SLA
3 35 (1.45%) GDPR
4 27 (1.12%) PMO
5 23 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (0.67%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.37%) ISO 8583
8 8 (0.33%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.25%) HIPAA
10 5 (0.21%) ISO 13485
10 5 (0.21%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.17%) IEC 62304
12 3 (0.12%) Government Security Classifications
12 3 (0.12%) IEC 61508
12 3 (0.12%) NCSC
12 3 (0.12%) NIST
13 2 (0.083%) COBIT
14 1 (0.042%) GxP
14 1 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 397 (16.50%) Docker
2 149 (6.19%) Active Directory
3 66 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (0.62%) Firmware
5 15 (0.62%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.62%) vSphere
6 9 (0.37%) VirtualBox
6 9 (0.37%) XenApp
6 9 (0.37%) XenDesktop
7 8 (0.33%) GlusterFS
7 8 (0.33%) KVM
8 7 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.25%) Terminal Server
10 5 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 5 (0.21%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 5 (0.21%) LXC
10 5 (0.21%) Varnish
11 4 (0.17%) Time Sharing Option
12 3 (0.12%) RACF
Systems Management
1 260 (10.81%) Kubernetes
2 198 (8.23%) Ansible
3 164 (6.82%) Terraform
4 111 (4.61%) Puppet
5 86 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
6 53 (2.20%) HP Quality Center
7 42 (1.75%) SCCM
8 39 (1.62%) Grafana
9 23 (0.96%) HP ALM
9 23 (0.96%) Nagios
10 20 (0.83%) ZABBIX
11 19 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
12 16 (0.67%) Kibana
13 15 (0.62%) SCOM
14 12 (0.50%) Packer
15 11 (0.46%) CA Service Virtualization
16 10 (0.42%) Control-M
16 10 (0.42%) Prometheus
17 9 (0.37%) Docker Swarm
17 9 (0.37%) Rancher
Vendors
1 298 (12.39%) Microsoft
2 206 (8.56%) Oracle
3 200 (8.31%) Atlassian
4 94 (3.91%) VMware
5 90 (3.74%) Google
6 78 (3.24%) HP
7 74 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
8 66 (2.74%) ServiceNow
9 61 (2.54%) Red Hat
10 44 (1.83%) IBM
11 39 (1.62%) Remedy
12 37 (1.54%) SAP
12 37 (1.54%) Splunk
13 23 (0.96%) CA
14 22 (0.91%) Adobe
15 19 (0.79%) Sitecore
16 18 (0.75%) Cisco
16 18 (0.75%) Dell
16 18 (0.75%) New Relic
16 18 (0.75%) Sybase