Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
South East > Kent
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 91 92
Rank change year-on-year +43 +1 +15
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 38 16 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.42% 1.26% 2.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.54% 6.67% 11.67%
Number of salaries quoted 30 15 36
Kent median annual salary £37,000 £30,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.33% -36.84% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,000 £27,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% -7.00% +11.11%

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 185 240 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 21.54% 18.87% 19.50%
Number of salaries quoted 157 197 265
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.53% +18.75%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,000 £29,900
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £61,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 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
Chatham - 13 £65,000 -
Whitstable - 7 £31,000 -
Maidstone +6 6 £45,000 -25.00% 4
West Malling +9 3 £30,000 -22.58%
JIRA
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Kent region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 34 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (47.37%) Jenkins
3 17 (44.74%) AngularJS
3 17 (44.74%) TDD
4 16 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (42.11%) SQL
4 16 (42.11%) DevOps
5 15 (39.47%) MVC
6 14 (36.84%) Scrum
6 14 (36.84%) React
7 13 (34.21%) BDD
8 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
8 11 (28.95%) Test Automation
8 11 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (28.95%) Finance
9 10 (26.32%) C#
9 10 (26.32%) .NET
9 10 (26.32%) Windows
9 10 (26.32%) Linux
9 10 (26.32%) MVVM
9 10 (26.32%) Selenium
10 9 (23.68%) Software Testing
10 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (23.68%) Vue.js
11 8 (21.05%) ES6
11 8 (21.05%) webpack
11 8 (21.05%) GitLab
11 8 (21.05%) Travis CI
11 8 (21.05%) Redux
11 8 (21.05%) npm

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 5 (13.16%) CMS
1 5 (13.16%) Confluence
1 5 (13.16%) NServiceBus
1 5 (13.16%) Umbraco
2 3 (7.89%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (21.05%) npm
4 3 (7.89%) Google Analytics
4 3 (7.89%) NuGet
5 2 (5.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) CDMA
1 7 (18.42%) GSM
1 7 (18.42%) LTE
1 7 (18.42%) UMTS
2 4 (10.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.89%) Cosmos DB
2 3 (7.89%) MySQL
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.63%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 18 (47.37%) Jenkins
2 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
3 10 (26.32%) Selenium
4 8 (21.05%) GitLab
4 8 (21.05%) Gradle
4 8 (21.05%) Mocha
4 8 (21.05%) Travis CI
4 8 (21.05%) webpack
5 7 (18.42%) WebDriver
6 5 (13.16%) TeamCity
6 5 (13.16%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (10.53%) Cucumber
7 4 (10.53%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (10.53%) SpecFlow
7 4 (10.53%) TestRail
7 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
8 3 (7.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (7.89%) Bitbucket
8 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio Code
9 2 (5.26%) PHPUnit
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Games
3 4 (10.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Tester
3 7 (18.42%) .NET Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Automation Tester
4 6 (15.79%) Developer in Test
4 6 (15.79%) Software Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Software Tester
4 6 (15.79%) Test Automation Developer
5 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) AngularJS
2 14 (36.84%) React
3 10 (26.32%) .NET
4 9 (23.68%) Vue.js
5 8 (21.05%) Ember.js
5 8 (21.05%) Enzyme
5 8 (21.05%) Jest
5 8 (21.05%) Redux
6 7 (18.42%) REST
7 6 (15.79%) CSS
7 6 (15.79%) HTML
8 5 (13.16%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (13.16%) Sass
8 5 (13.16%) SOAP
9 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
9 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (10.53%) Web Services
10 3 (7.89%) .NET Core
10 3 (7.89%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Linux
1 10 (26.32%) Windows
2 7 (18.42%) CentOS
2 7 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (44.74%) TDD
3 16 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (42.11%) DevOps
4 15 (39.47%) MVC
5 14 (36.84%) Scrum
6 13 (34.21%) BDD
7 11 (28.95%) Test Automation
8 10 (26.32%) MVVM
9 9 (23.68%) Software Testing
10 8 (21.05%) Game Development
10 8 (21.05%) Kanban
11 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
12 6 (15.79%) SDET
13 5 (13.16%) Continuous Deployment
13 5 (13.16%) SOA
13 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
14 4 (10.53%) Content Management
14 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
15 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) SQL
2 10 (26.32%) C#
3 8 (21.05%) ES6
3 8 (21.05%) ES7
4 7 (18.42%) Bash Shell
4 7 (18.42%) Groovy
4 7 (18.42%) Java
4 7 (18.42%) Python
4 7 (18.42%) Shell Script
5 3 (7.89%) PHP
5 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.89%) TypeScript
6 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) ISEB
1 7 (18.42%) ISTQB
1 7 (18.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Docker
2 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
1 7 (18.42%) Red Hat
2 4 (10.53%) Citrix
3 3 (7.89%) Google
3 3 (7.89%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (7.89%) Splunk
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle
4 2 (5.26%) Xamarin