Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 104 111
Rank change year-on-year +11 +7 +34
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 15 25 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.13% 1.46% 1.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.25% 8.87% 7.10%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 41
Kent median annual salary £29,250 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -41.50% +5.26% +72.73%
10th Percentile £22,875 £30,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £59,500 £61,000 £55,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +5.88%

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 207 282 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 15.61% 16.51% 23.69%
Number of salaries quoted 174 244 473
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £47,375 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.29% +18.44% +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,875 £27,500 £30,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £55,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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
Rochester +4 3 £26,000 -3.70%
Maidstone - 3 £60,000 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £22,500 -
Whitstable - 1 £23,500 -
JIRA
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
2 7 (46.67%) Confluence
3 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (33.33%) HTML
4 5 (33.33%) CSS
4 5 (33.33%) Subversion
4 5 (33.33%) Bugzilla
4 5 (33.33%) Degree
5 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
5 4 (26.67%) jQuery
5 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Node.js
5 4 (26.67%) JIRA Agile
5 4 (26.67%) SDLC
5 4 (26.67%) Scrum
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (26.67%) PHP
6 3 (20.00%) Java
6 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (20.00%) HNC
6 3 (20.00%) HND
6 3 (20.00%) MVC
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) Mobile First
6 3 (20.00%) BDD
6 3 (20.00%) GitHub
6 3 (20.00%) Bitbucket
6 3 (20.00%) Sass

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 (46.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) GitHub
1 3 (20.00%) npm
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) CDMA
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (6.67%) GSM
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) LTE
1 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) UMTS
1 1 (6.67%) VoIP
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Bugzilla
1 5 (33.33%) Subversion
2 4 (26.67%) JIRA Agile
3 3 (20.00%) Bitbucket
3 3 (20.00%) Mocha
3 3 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.67%) Maven
4 1 (6.67%) NetBeans
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Product Manager
4 2 (13.33%) QA Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) QA Test Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Software QA Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Software QA Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) CSS
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) jQuery
2 4 (26.67%) Node.js
3 3 (20.00%) Ajax
3 3 (20.00%) JSON
3 3 (20.00%) LESS
3 3 (20.00%) Sass
4 1 (6.67%) Angular 2
4 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) HATEOAS
4 1 (6.67%) REST
4 1 (6.67%) SOAP
4 1 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) STB
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) CentOS
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) SDLC
3 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
4 3 (20.00%) BDD
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (20.00%) Mobile First
4 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) MVVM
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) Web Development
5 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Open Source
5 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) Product Management
5 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) PHP
3 3 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) PHP 5
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) HNC
2 3 (20.00%) HND
3 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (13.33%) ISEB
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 3 (20.00%) Google
3 2 (13.33%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (6.67%) Mitel
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) Sophos
4 1 (6.67%) VMware