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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
South East / Kent
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 81 72
Rank change year-on-year +16 -9  
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 12 6 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.78% 0.62% 2.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.68% 3.26% 9.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 39
Median salary £27,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -45.00% -9.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.52%  

JIRA is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Development Application Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 124 184 271
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 18.42% 19.09% 24.59%
Number of salaries quoted 211 335 664
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £63,750 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.40%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - 3 - -
Dover 0 2 - -
Whitstable - 2 £23,500 -
Rochester - 1 £26,000 -
JIRA
South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 10 (31.25%) C#
3 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
4 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (28.13%) DevOps
5 8 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 8 (25.00%) IIS
6 7 (21.88%) HP
6 7 (21.88%) Service Management
6 7 (21.88%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (21.88%) Confluence
6 7 (21.88%) Selenium
7 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
7 6 (18.75%) Performance Testing
7 6 (18.75%) SQL
7 6 (18.75%) New Relic
7 6 (18.75%) RavenDB
7 6 (18.75%) Defect Tracking
7 6 (18.75%) Perfmon
7 6 (18.75%) DocumentDB
8 5 (15.63%) Kanban
8 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
8 5 (15.63%) Test Planning
8 5 (15.63%) Windows
8 5 (15.63%) Test Management
8 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (15.63%) Scrum
9 4 (12.50%) Degree

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 8 (25.00%) IIS
2 7 (21.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) CDMA
1 3 (9.38%) GSM
1 3 (9.38%) LAN
1 3 (9.38%) LTE
1 3 (9.38%) UMTS
1 3 (9.38%) WAN
1 3 (9.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) DocumentDB
1 6 (18.75%) RavenDB
2 3 (9.38%) MySQL
3 2 (6.25%) Big Data
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Selenium
2 4 (12.50%) WebDriver
3 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.38%) HP UFT
3 3 (9.38%) LoadRunner
3 3 (9.38%) Maven
3 3 (9.38%) NetBeans
3 3 (9.38%) Subversion
4 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.25%) JIRA Agile
4 2 (6.25%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.13%) Bugzilla
5 1 (3.13%) Selenium IDE
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Legal
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Private Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Junior
2 5 (15.63%) Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Test Manager
2 5 (15.63%) Tester
3 3 (9.38%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
3 3 (9.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support
3 3 (9.38%) PHP Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Azure DevOps
4 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce Tester
4 2 (6.25%) Head of Test
4 2 (6.25%) Junior Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Junior DevOps
4 2 (6.25%) Junior Software Developer
4 2 (6.25%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (6.25%) QA Test Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Ajax
1 3 (9.38%) jQuery
1 3 (9.38%) Spring
1 3 (9.38%) XML
2 2 (6.25%) CSS
2 2 (6.25%) Hibernate
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
2 2 (6.25%) REST
2 2 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (3.13%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) ActiveX
3 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.13%) CSS3
3 1 (3.13%) HTML5
3 1 (3.13%) JSON
3 1 (3.13%) Node.js
3 1 (3.13%) Sass
3 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) iPad
1 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.13%) AS400
2 1 (3.13%) Fintech
2 1 (3.13%) User Experience
2 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
2 3 (9.38%) CentOS
2 3 (9.38%) Linux
2 3 (9.38%) Windows 10
2 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
2 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (28.13%) DevOps
2 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
3 7 (21.88%) Service Management
4 6 (18.75%) Defect Tracking
4 6 (18.75%) Performance Testing
4 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
5 5 (15.63%) Kanban
5 5 (15.63%) Scrum
5 5 (15.63%) Test Management
5 5 (15.63%) Test Planning
5 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
5 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
7 3 (9.38%) People Management
7 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
7 3 (9.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 10 (31.25%) C#
3 8 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (9.38%) Java
5 3 (9.38%) PHP
6 1 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) ISEB
2 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.13%) HNC
3 1 (3.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (18.75%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) HP
3 6 (18.75%) New Relic
4 3 (9.38%) Apple
4 3 (9.38%) Avaya
4 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.13%) Citrix
5 1 (3.13%) hybris
5 1 (3.13%) LANDesk
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle
5 1 (3.13%) Remedy
5 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.13%) Twitter