Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
South East > Kent
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 89 125
Rank change year-on-year +11 +36 -23
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 29 31 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.50% 2.16% 1.05%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.14% 10.40% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 25 21 20
Kent median annual salary £43,500 £32,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.85% +1.56% -41.82%
10th Percentile £26,650 £23,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £53,750 £53,600
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 286 298 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 24.68% 20.78% 20.10%
Number of salaries quoted 258 256 360
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% -
10th Percentile £22,350 £26,500 £27,375
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £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 18 July 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 18 July 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
Maidstone +13 8 £44,250 - 3
Chatham +15 4 £65,000 +165.31% 3
Dartford - 3 £31,500 - 2
West Malling +4 2 £39,500 +71.74% 3
Whitstable -1 1 £23,500 - 1
Sittingbourne - 1 £24,000 - 1
JIRA
South East

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (58.62%) Git (software)
2 15 (51.72%) jQuery
3 13 (44.83%) Java
4 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
4 12 (41.38%) Jenkins
5 11 (37.93%) HTML
5 11 (37.93%) MVC
6 10 (34.48%) CSS
6 10 (34.48%) Mentoring
7 9 (31.03%) Bitbucket
7 9 (31.03%) XML
7 9 (31.03%) MySQL
7 9 (31.03%) Finance
7 9 (31.03%) Hibernate
8 8 (27.59%) NetBeans
8 8 (27.59%) SQL
8 8 (27.59%) Linux
9 7 (24.14%) GlassFish
9 7 (24.14%) Java 8
10 6 (20.69%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (20.69%) Umbraco
10 6 (20.69%) TeamCity
10 6 (20.69%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (20.69%) C#
11 5 (17.24%) Risk Management
11 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
11 5 (17.24%) Trello
11 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
11 5 (17.24%) MongoDB

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 7 (24.14%) GlassFish
2 6 (20.69%) Umbraco
3 2 (6.90%) Confluence
4 1 (3.45%) CMS
4 1 (3.45%) NServiceBus
4 1 (3.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Magento
1 1 (3.45%) Shopify
1 1 (3.45%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Trello
2 3 (10.34%) npm
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) CDMA
1 1 (3.45%) GSM
1 1 (3.45%) LTE
1 1 (3.45%) SMS
1 1 (3.45%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) MySQL
2 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (58.62%) Git (software)
2 12 (41.38%) Jenkins
3 9 (31.03%) Bitbucket
4 8 (27.59%) NetBeans
5 6 (20.69%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (20.69%) TeamCity
6 3 (10.34%) Bugzilla
6 3 (10.34%) GitLab
6 3 (10.34%) Gradle
6 3 (10.34%) Mocha
6 3 (10.34%) Subversion
6 3 (10.34%) Travis CI
6 3 (10.34%) webpack
7 1 (3.45%) AppScan
7 1 (3.45%) JMeter
7 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
7 1 (3.45%) Maven
7 1 (3.45%) Selenium
7 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Games
3 1 (3.45%) Electronics
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Java Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Senior Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Java E-Commerce Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Junior
5 2 (6.90%) Junior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Software Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Backend Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Product Test Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Programmer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) jQuery
2 11 (37.93%) HTML
3 10 (34.48%) CSS
4 9 (31.03%) Hibernate
4 9 (31.03%) XML
5 5 (17.24%) Ajax
5 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
6 4 (13.79%) React
6 4 (13.79%) REST
7 3 (10.34%) CSS3
7 3 (10.34%) Ember.js
7 3 (10.34%) Enzyme
7 3 (10.34%) HTML5
7 3 (10.34%) Jest
7 3 (10.34%) Redux
7 3 (10.34%) Spring
7 3 (10.34%) Vue.js
8 2 (6.90%) .NET
8 2 (6.90%) J2EE
8 2 (6.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (6.90%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Android
2 3 (10.34%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.45%) CentOS
3 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) MVC
3 10 (34.48%) Mentoring
4 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (17.24%) Risk Management
5 4 (13.79%) DevOps
5 4 (13.79%) Kanban
5 4 (13.79%) Scrum
5 4 (13.79%) TDD
5 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
6 3 (10.34%) BDD
6 3 (10.34%) Front End Development
6 3 (10.34%) Game Development
6 3 (10.34%) MVVM
6 3 (10.34%) SDLC
7 2 (6.90%) Acceptance Criteria
7 2 (6.90%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (6.90%) Refactoring
7 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) Java
2 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
3 8 (27.59%) SQL
4 7 (24.14%) Java 8
5 6 (20.69%) C#
6 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
7 3 (10.34%) ES6
7 3 (10.34%) ES7
8 2 (6.90%) Python
9 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Nmap
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Sitecore
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.45%) Xamarin