Period
to 17 July 2019

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 17 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
South East > Kent
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 83 88
Rank change year-on-year +34 +5 +33
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 44 29 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.71% 2.48% 2.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.46% 10.18% 10.03%
Number of salaries quoted 30 26 20
Kent median annual salary £38,750 £41,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.19% +28.46% +1.56%
10th Percentile £36,125 £23,875 £23,550
90th Percentile £46,875 £63,750 £54,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 205 285 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 21.93% 24.36% 20.82%
Number of salaries quoted 172 258 257
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -8.54%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,925 £26,900
90th Percentile £59,875 £62,500 £56,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 17 July 2019.

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 17 July 2019. 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 -6 14 £37,500 -42.31%
Dartford +4 10 £37,500 +19.05%
Maidstone -4 7 £42,500 -2.30% 1
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £37,500 -
Dover - 1 £62,500 -
JIRA
South East

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, 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 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (40.91%) DevOps
4 16 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (36.36%) QA
5 14 (31.82%) BDD
5 14 (31.82%) Software Testing
6 13 (29.55%) ISTQB
6 13 (29.55%) SQL
6 13 (29.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (29.55%) Test Automation
6 13 (29.55%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (27.27%) Confluence
7 12 (27.27%) Project Management
8 10 (22.73%) ISEB
8 10 (22.73%) C#
8 10 (22.73%) Management Information System
8 10 (22.73%) Games
8 10 (22.73%) Android
8 10 (22.73%) Git (software)
8 10 (22.73%) Change Control
8 10 (22.73%) Apple iOS
8 10 (22.73%) Zephyr
8 10 (22.73%) Xbox
8 10 (22.73%) Jenkins
8 10 (22.73%) GitLab
8 10 (22.73%) ES6
8 10 (22.73%) Travis CI
9 9 (20.45%) Proactive Monitoring

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 12 (27.27%) Confluence
2 5 (11.36%) nginx
3 1 (2.27%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.36%) npm
3 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (9.09%) Tricentis Tosca
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.27%) Blockchain
2 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Git (software)
1 10 (22.73%) GitLab
1 10 (22.73%) Jenkins
1 10 (22.73%) Travis CI
1 10 (22.73%) Zephyr
2 8 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 5 (11.36%) Gradle
3 5 (11.36%) Mocha
3 5 (11.36%) Selenium
3 5 (11.36%) webpack
4 4 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (9.09%) HP UFT
4 4 (9.09%) Ranorex
4 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (9.09%) TeamCity
4 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio Coded UI
4 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (22.73%) Games
2 7 (15.91%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Developer
2 10 (22.73%) Team Leader
2 10 (22.73%) Test Leader
2 10 (22.73%) Test Team Leader
3 5 (11.36%) Administrator
3 5 (11.36%) Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) Business Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (11.36%) JIRA Administrator
3 5 (11.36%) Node.js Developer
4 4 (9.09%) QA Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Scrum Master
4 4 (9.09%) Senior QA Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Agile Scrum Master
5 3 (6.82%) PHP Developer
6 2 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) UML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) .NET
1 6 (13.64%) AngularJS
1 6 (13.64%) React
1 6 (13.64%) Vue.js
2 5 (11.36%) Ember.js
2 5 (11.36%) Enzyme
2 5 (11.36%) Jest
2 5 (11.36%) Node.js
2 5 (11.36%) OAuth
2 5 (11.36%) OpenID
2 5 (11.36%) Redux
2 5 (11.36%) REST
2 5 (11.36%) Sequelize
3 4 (9.09%) CSS
3 4 (9.09%) HTML
3 4 (9.09%) Velocity
3 4 (9.09%) WPF
3 4 (9.09%) XML
4 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.27%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (22.73%) Management Information System
2 10 (22.73%) Xbox
3 5 (11.36%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Android
1 10 (22.73%) Apple iOS
2 6 (13.64%) Linux
3 5 (11.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (40.91%) DevOps
4 16 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (31.82%) BDD
5 14 (31.82%) Software Testing
6 13 (29.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (29.55%) Test Automation
7 12 (27.27%) Project Management
8 10 (22.73%) Change Control
9 9 (20.45%) Decision-Making
9 9 (20.45%) MVVM
9 9 (20.45%) Proactive Monitoring
9 9 (20.45%) Scenario Testing
9 9 (20.45%) Software Delivery
9 9 (20.45%) TDD
9 9 (20.45%) Test Scripting
10 6 (13.64%) MVC
10 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) SQL
2 10 (22.73%) C#
2 10 (22.73%) ES6
3 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.64%) Java
5 5 (11.36%) ES7
6 4 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) ISTQB
2 10 (22.73%) ISEB
3 5 (11.36%) Degree
4 4 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (9.09%) HND
5 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (36.36%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) Atlassian
3 4 (9.09%) Perforce