Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 94 99
Rank change year-on-year +49 +5 +13
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 46 15 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.65% 1.13% 1.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.44% 7.18% 9.29%
Number of salaries quoted 35 14 24
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £29,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.66% -41.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,700 £22,875 £30,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £59,500 £61,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +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 225 209 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 22.73% 15.81% 15.99%
Number of salaries quoted 200 173 232
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £21,975 £25,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £61,250
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 20 November 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 20 November 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 - 12 £72,500 -
Maidstone -1 9 £43,500 -27.50% 5
Whitstable -2 8 £31,000 +31.91% 1
West Malling - 4 £30,000 -
Dartford - 2 £33,250 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £24,000 - 5
JIRA
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 38 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 18 (39.13%) SQL
4 17 (36.96%) MVC
4 17 (36.96%) AngularJS
5 16 (34.78%) TDD
5 16 (34.78%) Scrum
5 16 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (32.61%) DevOps
7 14 (30.43%) BDD
8 13 (28.26%) React
8 13 (28.26%) Git (software)
8 13 (28.26%) Java
8 13 (28.26%) Linux
9 12 (26.09%) HTML
9 12 (26.09%) Finance
9 12 (26.09%) MVVM
10 11 (23.91%) Vue.js
10 11 (23.91%) CSS
10 11 (23.91%) Kanban
10 11 (23.91%) Software Testing
11 10 (21.74%) Selenium
11 10 (21.74%) Games
11 10 (21.74%) Travis CI
11 10 (21.74%) Redux
11 10 (21.74%) npm
11 10 (21.74%) Jest
11 10 (21.74%) Enzyme
11 10 (21.74%) ES7
11 10 (21.74%) Mocha

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 6 (13.04%) Confluence
2 3 (6.52%) Apache
3 2 (4.35%) CMS
3 2 (4.35%) GlassFish
3 2 (4.35%) NServiceBus
3 2 (4.35%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Magento
1 1 (2.17%) Shopify
1 1 (2.17%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.74%) npm
2 8 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (6.52%) Google Analytics
4 3 (6.52%) NuGet
5 2 (4.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) CDMA
1 8 (17.39%) GSM
1 8 (17.39%) LTE
1 8 (17.39%) UMTS
2 4 (8.70%) VoIP
3 1 (2.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) MySQL
2 6 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.52%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 13 (28.26%) Git (software)
3 10 (21.74%) GitLab
3 10 (21.74%) Gradle
3 10 (21.74%) Mocha
3 10 (21.74%) Selenium
3 10 (21.74%) Travis CI
3 10 (21.74%) webpack
4 7 (15.22%) Bitbucket
4 7 (15.22%) WebDriver
5 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
6 3 (6.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (6.52%) Cucumber
6 3 (6.52%) NetBeans
6 3 (6.52%) SpecFlow
6 3 (6.52%) Subversion
6 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio Code
6 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (4.35%) PHPUnit
7 2 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (26.09%) Finance
2 10 (21.74%) Games
3 1 (2.17%) Advertising
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Developer
2 9 (19.57%) Tester
3 7 (15.22%) Automation Tester
3 7 (15.22%) Software Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Developer in Test
4 6 (13.04%) Software Tester
4 6 (13.04%) Test Automation Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Software Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.96%) AngularJS
2 13 (28.26%) React
3 12 (26.09%) HTML
4 11 (23.91%) CSS
4 11 (23.91%) Vue.js
5 10 (21.74%) Ember.js
5 10 (21.74%) Enzyme
5 10 (21.74%) Jest
5 10 (21.74%) Redux
6 8 (17.39%) .NET
7 7 (15.22%) REST
8 6 (13.04%) HTML5
8 6 (13.04%) jQuery
8 6 (13.04%) SOAP
9 4 (8.70%) Hibernate
9 4 (8.70%) XML
10 3 (6.52%) .NET Core
10 3 (6.52%) CSS3
10 3 (6.52%) LAMP
10 3 (6.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) User Experience
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Fintech
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Linux
2 9 (19.57%) Windows
3 8 (17.39%) CentOS
4 7 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.35%) Android
6 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.96%) MVC
3 16 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (34.78%) Scrum
3 16 (34.78%) TDD
4 15 (32.61%) DevOps
5 14 (30.43%) BDD
6 12 (26.09%) MVVM
7 11 (23.91%) Kanban
7 11 (23.91%) Software Testing
8 10 (21.74%) Game Development
9 9 (19.57%) Test Automation
10 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
11 6 (13.04%) SDET
12 5 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (8.70%) Incident Management
14 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
14 3 (6.52%) Integration Testing
14 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) SQL
2 13 (28.26%) Java
3 10 (21.74%) ES6
3 10 (21.74%) ES7
4 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 7 (15.22%) Bash Shell
5 7 (15.22%) C#
5 7 (15.22%) Groovy
5 7 (15.22%) Python
5 7 (15.22%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.52%) PHP
6 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.52%) TypeScript
7 2 (4.35%) Java 8
7 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) ISEB
1 7 (15.22%) ISTQB
1 7 (15.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) PMO
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Docker
2 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Nmap
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
1 8 (17.39%) Red Hat
2 4 (8.70%) Citrix
3 3 (6.52%) Google
3 3 (6.52%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (6.52%) Splunk
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle
4 2 (4.35%) Xamarin