Period
to 25 February 2020

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 25 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
South East > Kent
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 52 56 95
Rank change year-on-year +4 +39 -9
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 29 30 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.80% 3.42% 1.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.48% 17.34% 6.77%
Number of salaries quoted 21 29 15
Kent median annual salary £46,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% +23.08% -31.58%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £23,450
90th Percentile £55,000 £67,500 £58,700
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -5.00%

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 176 173 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 23.04% 19.70% 20.19%
Number of salaries quoted 141 149 212
Kent median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,200 £26,775
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £58,750
South East median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +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 25 February 2020.

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 25 February 2020. 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 +12 11 £54,000 +35.00%
Canterbury - 3 £48,000 -
Chatham +13 2 - -
Whitstable +2 1 £37,500 +20.97% 2
Sevenoaks - 1 £55,000 - 1
Sittingbourne - 1 £32,500 -
Stansted - 1 - -
JIRA
South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) DevOps
3 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 10 (34.48%) SQL
3 10 (34.48%) TDD
3 10 (34.48%) Test Automation
4 9 (31.03%) Functional Testing
4 9 (31.03%) AngularJS
4 9 (31.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (27.59%) Unit Testing
5 8 (27.59%) REST
5 8 (27.59%) MVC
5 8 (27.59%) C#
5 8 (27.59%) HTML
5 8 (27.59%) CSS
6 7 (24.14%) Sass
6 7 (24.14%) Confluence
6 7 (24.14%) HTML5
6 7 (24.14%) Azure
6 7 (24.14%) AWS
6 7 (24.14%) TypeScript
6 7 (24.14%) webpack
6 7 (24.14%) Performance Testing
7 6 (20.69%) Finance
8 4 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
8 4 (13.79%) Scrum
9 3 (10.34%) Data Management
9 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
9 3 (10.34%) Project Management

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%) Confluence
2 2 (6.90%) Drupal
2 2 (6.90%) WordPress
3 1 (3.45%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) AWS
1 7 (24.14%) Azure
2 1 (3.45%) GitHub
2 1 (3.45%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) CDMA
1 1 (3.45%) GSM
1 1 (3.45%) LTE
1 1 (3.45%) Skype
1 1 (3.45%) UMTS
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) webpack
2 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.90%) Subversion
3 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.45%) JMeter
4 1 (3.45%) Selenium
4 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.45%) TestRail
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Marketing
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Electronics
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Public Sector
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Analyst
2 10 (34.48%) Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Test Analyst
4 7 (24.14%) Software Developer
5 6 (20.69%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (20.69%) Senior Test Analyst
6 5 (17.24%) Angular Developer
6 5 (17.24%) C# Developer
6 5 (17.24%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (17.24%) DevOps Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Scrum Master
8 2 (6.90%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) Lead Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
9 1 (3.45%) Administrator
9 1 (3.45%) Help Desk Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Service Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) AngularJS
2 8 (27.59%) CSS
2 8 (27.59%) HTML
2 8 (27.59%) REST
3 7 (24.14%) HTML5
3 7 (24.14%) Sass
4 2 (6.90%) Django
4 2 (6.90%) JSON
4 2 (6.90%) Laravel
4 2 (6.90%) Node.js
4 2 (6.90%) React
4 2 (6.90%) SOAP
4 2 (6.90%) Symfony
4 2 (6.90%) XML
5 1 (3.45%) .NET
5 1 (3.45%) jQuery
5 1 (3.45%) RESTful
5 1 (3.45%) Spring
5 1 (3.45%) Spring Boot
5 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) CentOS
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) DevOps
3 10 (34.48%) TDD
3 10 (34.48%) Test Automation
4 9 (31.03%) Functional Testing
4 9 (31.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (27.59%) MVC
5 8 (27.59%) Unit Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Performance Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (13.79%) Scrum
8 3 (10.34%) Data Cleansing
8 3 (10.34%) Data Management
8 3 (10.34%) Kanban
8 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
8 3 (10.34%) Project Management
8 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
8 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Sprint Planning
8 3 (10.34%) Sprint Retrospective
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 8 (27.59%) C#
3 7 (24.14%) TypeScript
4 3 (10.34%) Python
5 2 (6.90%) Java
5 2 (6.90%) PHP
6 1 (3.45%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) PMO
1 1 (3.45%) QA
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
1 1 (3.45%) SAP