Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
South East > Kent
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 91 115
Rank change year-on-year +39 +24 -6
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 39 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.76% 1.45% 0.99%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.05% 8.33% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 28 13 16
Kent median annual salary £34,250 £30,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.17% -40.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,975 £22,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £54,750 £49,750 £57,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%

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 Kent with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 243 228 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 23.43% 17.42% 17.63%
Number of salaries quoted 211 197 279
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing JIRA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Kent

JIRA
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JIRA in Kent.

Salary trend for JIRA in Kent

JIRA
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in Kent over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for JIRA in Kent

JIRA
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Kent region over the 6 months to 23 September 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
Chatham - 11 £65,000 -
Whitstable -1 6 £31,000 +31.91%
Maidstone -4 6 £44,250 -11.50% 4
West Malling - 4 £30,000 -
Dartford - 3 £31,500 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £24,000 - 7
JIRA
South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 Kent region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 31 (79.49%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (48.72%) Jenkins
3 15 (38.46%) MVC
3 15 (38.46%) SQL
4 14 (35.90%) AngularJS
5 13 (33.33%) Java
5 13 (33.33%) TDD
6 12 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (30.77%) Git (software)
6 12 (30.77%) BDD
7 11 (28.21%) DevOps
7 11 (28.21%) React
8 10 (25.64%) webpack
8 10 (25.64%) Ember.js
8 10 (25.64%) Gradle
8 10 (25.64%) Game Development
8 10 (25.64%) ES6
8 10 (25.64%) GitLab
8 10 (25.64%) Vue.js
8 10 (25.64%) Travis CI
8 10 (25.64%) Redux
8 10 (25.64%) npm
8 10 (25.64%) Jest
8 10 (25.64%) Enzyme
8 10 (25.64%) ES7
8 10 (25.64%) MVVM
8 10 (25.64%) Mocha
8 10 (25.64%) Games
8 10 (25.64%) Scrum
9 9 (23.08%) Software Testing

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 3 (7.69%) Umbraco
2 2 (5.13%) Confluence
2 2 (5.13%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.56%) CMS
3 1 (2.56%) NServiceBus
3 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Magento
1 1 (2.56%) Shopify
1 1 (2.56%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.64%) npm
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.13%) Google Analytics
4 2 (5.13%) NuGet
4 2 (5.13%) Trello
5 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) CDMA
1 6 (15.38%) GSM
1 6 (15.38%) LTE
1 6 (15.38%) UMTS
2 2 (5.13%) VoIP
3 1 (2.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) MySQL
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.13%) Cosmos DB
3 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (48.72%) Jenkins
2 12 (30.77%) Git (software)
3 10 (25.64%) GitLab
3 10 (25.64%) Gradle
3 10 (25.64%) Mocha
3 10 (25.64%) Travis CI
3 10 (25.64%) webpack
4 6 (15.38%) Bitbucket
4 6 (15.38%) Selenium
5 5 (12.82%) WebDriver
6 3 (7.69%) Bugzilla
6 3 (7.69%) NetBeans
6 3 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (7.69%) Subversion
6 3 (7.69%) TeamCity
7 2 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
7 2 (5.13%) SpecFlow
7 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
7 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 10 (25.64%) Games
2 6 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Electronics
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Developer
2 8 (20.51%) Tester
3 6 (15.38%) Software Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Software Tester
4 5 (12.82%) Automation Tester
4 5 (12.82%) Developer in Test
4 5 (12.82%) Test Automation Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.13%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Junior
6 2 (5.13%) Junior Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Tester
6 2 (5.13%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) AngularJS
2 11 (28.21%) React
3 10 (25.64%) Ember.js
3 10 (25.64%) Enzyme
3 10 (25.64%) Jest
3 10 (25.64%) Redux
3 10 (25.64%) Vue.js
4 8 (20.51%) HTML
5 7 (17.95%) CSS
5 7 (17.95%) jQuery
6 5 (12.82%) HTML5
7 4 (10.26%) .NET
7 4 (10.26%) Hibernate
7 4 (10.26%) REST
7 4 (10.26%) SOAP
7 4 (10.26%) XML
8 3 (7.69%) CSS3
8 3 (7.69%) Spring
9 2 (5.13%) Ajax
9 2 (5.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (5.13%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) CentOS
3 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.69%) Android
4 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 3 (7.69%) Windows
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (79.49%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (38.46%) MVC
3 13 (33.33%) TDD
4 12 (30.77%) BDD
4 12 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (28.21%) DevOps
6 10 (25.64%) Game Development
6 10 (25.64%) MVVM
6 10 (25.64%) Scrum
7 9 (23.08%) Software Testing
7 9 (23.08%) Test Automation
8 8 (20.51%) Kanban
9 5 (12.82%) SDET
10 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
11 3 (7.69%) Front End Development
11 3 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (7.69%) Software Delivery
11 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
11 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
12 2 (5.13%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) SQL
2 13 (33.33%) Java
3 10 (25.64%) ES6
3 10 (25.64%) ES7
4 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.95%) Python
5 6 (15.38%) Shell Script
6 5 (12.82%) Bash Shell
6 5 (12.82%) C#
6 5 (12.82%) Groovy
7 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
8 2 (5.13%) Java 8
8 2 (5.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) ISEB
2 5 (12.82%) ISTQB
2 5 (12.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) PMO
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) Citrix
3 2 (5.13%) Google
3 2 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.13%) Sitecore
3 2 (5.13%) Splunk
4 1 (2.56%) Xamarin