Period
to 25 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
England > Midlands
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 73 70 99
Rank change year-on-year -3 +29 +7
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 397 152 358
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.85% 3.94% 3.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.00% 20.38% 18.76%
Number of salaries quoted 242 122 303
10th Percentile £35,050 £31,250 £29,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £38,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,000 £47,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - -6.00% +17.65%
75th Percentile £55,938 £57,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £69,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,000 £54,750
% change year-on-year -3.51% +4.11% +9.50%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,588 746 1,908
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 15.40% 19.32% 16.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,057 582 1,517
10th Percentile £31,905 £30,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,500 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £46,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.15% +9.41% -2.30%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £56,666 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.47% +7.94% +5.00%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in the Midlands

JIRA
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing JIRA in the Midlands.

Salary trend for JIRA in the Midlands

JIRA
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing JIRA in the Midlands over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Salary histogram for JIRA in the Midlands

JIRA
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 September 2021. 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
West Midlands -13 261 £45,000 - 74
East Midlands -2 135 £47,500 -5.00% 46
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 269 (67.76%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (30.48%) Confluence
3 108 (27.20%) Social Skills
4 104 (26.20%) Java
5 93 (23.43%) Problem-Solving
5 93 (23.43%) DevOps
6 92 (23.17%) Jenkins
7 90 (22.67%) Git (software)
8 88 (22.17%) Azure
8 88 (22.17%) JavaScript
9 85 (21.41%) Scrum
10 76 (19.14%) Linux
11 70 (17.63%) SQL
11 70 (17.63%) AWS
12 69 (17.38%) Test Automation
13 64 (16.12%) Python
14 63 (15.87%) Project Management
15 53 (13.35%) Atlassian
16 52 (13.10%) Finance
16 52 (13.10%) Microsoft
16 52 (13.10%) SDLC
17 49 (12.34%) REST
18 48 (12.09%) Docker
19 47 (11.84%) SQL Server
20 46 (11.59%) C#
20 46 (11.59%) Windows
20 46 (11.59%) Bitbucket
21 44 (11.08%) Degree
22 43 (10.83%) TDD
23 42 (10.58%) Unit Testing

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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
1 121 (30.48%) Confluence
2 19 (4.79%) SharePoint
3 18 (4.53%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (2.52%) CMS
5 9 (2.27%) OpenStack
6 8 (2.02%) Drupal
7 7 (1.76%) IIS
8 6 (1.51%) Skype for Business
8 6 (1.51%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.26%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.01%) Apache
11 3 (0.76%) JBoss
12 2 (0.50%) nginx
12 2 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.50%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.25%) Documentum
13 1 (0.25%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 34 (8.56%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (6.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (5.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (4.79%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (2.52%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.51%) Siemens NX
6 6 (1.51%) Sketch
6 6 (1.51%) Solid Edge
7 3 (0.76%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.76%) Adobe XD
7 3 (0.76%) Figma
7 3 (0.76%) InDesign
7 3 (0.76%) Maya
7 3 (0.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.76%) NetSuite
2 6 (1.51%) Teamcenter
3 5 (1.26%) Magento
4 4 (1.01%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.76%) SAP HCM
5 3 (0.76%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.25%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.25%) Maximo
6 1 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.25%) SAP FI-CA
6 1 (0.25%) SAP PSCD
6 1 (0.25%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 88 (22.17%) Azure
2 70 (17.63%) AWS
3 24 (6.05%) GitHub
4 23 (5.79%) Microsoft 365
5 18 (4.53%) SaaS
6 10 (2.52%) Serverless
7 8 (2.02%) Power Platform
7 8 (2.02%) Smartsheet
8 7 (1.76%) Sauce Labs
9 6 (1.51%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (1.51%) GCP
10 5 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.76%) CloudBees
12 3 (0.76%) PaaS
12 3 (0.76%) Slack
12 3 (0.76%) Trello
12 3 (0.76%) Tricentis Tosca
13 2 (0.50%) Asana
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.02%) WebEx
2 6 (1.51%) DNS
2 6 (1.51%) Skype
2 6 (1.51%) Wireless
3 5 (1.26%) MQTT
3 5 (1.26%) VPN
4 4 (1.01%) NFC
4 4 (1.01%) PPP
5 3 (0.76%) Firewall
5 3 (0.76%) HTTP
5 3 (0.76%) SMS
5 3 (0.76%) SSL
6 2 (0.50%) Internet
6 2 (0.50%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.50%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.25%) 2G
7 1 (0.25%) 3G
7 1 (0.25%) ASN.1
7 1 (0.25%) Broadband
7 1 (0.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 34 (8.56%) MySQL
3 18 (4.53%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (3.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (3.27%) JasperReports
5 13 (3.27%) NoSQL
6 12 (3.02%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.02%) Data Mining
7 8 (2.02%) Hadoop
7 8 (2.02%) Power BI
8 7 (1.76%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.76%) Tableau
9 6 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (1.01%) GIS
10 4 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (1.01%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 92 (23.17%) Jenkins
2 90 (22.67%) Git (software)
3 46 (11.59%) Bitbucket
4 36 (9.07%) Selenium
5 23 (5.79%) Appium
5 23 (5.79%) TestRail
6 21 (5.29%) Maven
7 15 (3.78%) TestNG
8 14 (3.53%) Cucumber
8 14 (3.53%) TeamCity
9 13 (3.27%) fastlane
9 13 (3.27%) GitLab
10 10 (2.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (2.52%) Visual Studio
11 9 (2.27%) GoogleTest
11 9 (2.27%) Rational DOORS
12 8 (2.02%) ERwin
12 8 (2.02%) Katalon Studio
12 8 (2.02%) Robot Framework
13 7 (1.76%) JMeter
General
1 108 (27.20%) Social Skills
2 52 (13.10%) Finance
3 30 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (6.05%) Retail
5 17 (4.28%) Banking
6 16 (4.03%) Automotive
7 15 (3.78%) Retail Banking
8 14 (3.53%) Marketing
8 14 (3.53%) Organisational Skills
9 13 (3.27%) Law
9 13 (3.27%) Public Sector
10 12 (3.02%) Games
10 12 (3.02%) Manufacturing
11 10 (2.52%) Influencing Skills
12 7 (1.76%) Telecoms
13 6 (1.51%) Electronics
14 4 (1.01%) Advertising
14 4 (1.01%) Documentation Skills
14 4 (1.01%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.50%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 91 (22.92%) Developer
2 55 (13.85%) Analyst
3 42 (10.58%) DevOps Engineer
4 27 (6.80%) Business Analyst
4 27 (6.80%) Senior DevOps
5 26 (6.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 24 (6.05%) Project Manager
7 19 (4.79%) Test Leader
8 18 (4.53%) Senior Developer
9 16 (4.03%) Test Engineer
10 14 (3.53%) PHP Developer
10 14 (3.53%) Software Developer
10 14 (3.53%) Software Engineer
11 13 (3.27%) Administrator
11 13 (3.27%) Applications Developer
11 13 (3.27%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 13 (3.27%) Mobile Developer
12 12 (3.02%) Junior
12 12 (3.02%) Senior Test Engineer
12 12 (3.02%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (12.34%) REST
2 41 (10.33%) HTML
3 40 (10.08%) Web Services
4 37 (9.32%) .NET
5 35 (8.82%) CSS
6 33 (8.31%) React
7 31 (7.81%) AngularJS
8 28 (7.05%) jQuery
9 25 (6.30%) JSON
9 25 (6.30%) RESTful
10 24 (6.05%) XML
11 19 (4.79%) EDI
11 19 (4.79%) SOAP
12 18 (4.53%) Redux
13 17 (4.28%) .NET Framework
13 17 (4.28%) React Native
14 16 (4.03%) Middleware
15 15 (3.78%) HTML5
16 13 (3.27%) ASP.NET
16 13 (3.27%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.05%) Algorithms
2 19 (4.79%) User Experience
3 16 (4.03%) Mobile App
4 14 (3.53%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (3.27%) Virtual Team
6 12 (3.02%) Data Protection Act
6 12 (3.02%) Data Structures
6 12 (3.02%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (2.52%) Public Cloud
9 8 (2.02%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (1.51%) CCTV
10 6 (1.51%) Cloud Native
11 5 (1.26%) Blog
11 5 (1.26%) Contactless
12 4 (1.01%) Smartcard
13 3 (0.76%) Animation
13 3 (0.76%) Graphic Design
13 3 (0.76%) NHS
13 3 (0.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 76 (19.14%) Linux
2 46 (11.59%) Windows
3 38 (9.57%) Unix
4 16 (4.03%) Android
5 11 (2.77%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.02%) Solaris
7 7 (1.76%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.76%) Windows 10
8 6 (1.51%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.26%) Debian
10 3 (0.76%) CentOS
10 3 (0.76%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.76%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (67.76%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (23.43%) DevOps
2 93 (23.43%) Problem-Solving
3 85 (21.41%) Scrum
4 69 (17.38%) Test Automation
5 63 (15.87%) Project Management
6 52 (13.10%) SDLC
7 43 (10.83%) TDD
8 42 (10.58%) Unit Testing
9 40 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 35 (8.82%) Waterfall
11 34 (8.56%) Software Testing
12 33 (8.31%) Infrastructure as Code
12 33 (8.31%) ITIL
12 33 (8.31%) User Stories
13 32 (8.06%) ETL
14 30 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (7.05%) Software Engineering
16 27 (6.80%) Configuration Management
17 26 (6.55%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 104 (26.20%) Java
2 88 (22.17%) JavaScript
3 70 (17.63%) SQL
4 64 (16.12%) Python
5 46 (11.59%) C#
6 37 (9.32%) PHP
7 21 (5.29%) Perl
7 21 (5.29%) PL/SQL
8 18 (4.53%) C++
9 17 (4.28%) PHP 7
10 13 (3.27%) Apple Swift
10 13 (3.27%) Objective-C
10 13 (3.27%) Ruby
10 13 (3.27%) TypeScript
11 12 (3.02%) Shell Script
11 12 (3.02%) T-SQL
12 11 (2.77%) Bash Shell
12 11 (2.77%) Kotlin
13 9 (2.27%) C
14 8 (2.02%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 44 (11.08%) Degree
2 42 (10.58%) Security Cleared
3 38 (9.57%) SC Cleared
4 14 (3.53%) ISTQB
5 13 (3.27%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (2.52%) ISEB
7 8 (2.02%) Master's Degree
8 6 (1.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.76%) SAFe Agilist
9 3 (0.76%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.50%) HND
10 2 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.25%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.25%) IIBA
11 1 (0.25%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (10.08%) QA
2 19 (4.79%) PMO
3 13 (3.27%) SLA
4 11 (2.77%) Accessibility
5 5 (1.26%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.76%) JTAG
7 2 (0.50%) GDPR
7 2 (0.50%) GRC
7 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 48 (12.09%) Docker
2 11 (2.77%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.76%) Firmware
5 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 41 (10.33%) Terraform
2 40 (10.08%) Kubernetes
3 36 (9.07%) Ansible
4 6 (1.51%) SCCM
5 5 (1.26%) Opsgenie
6 3 (0.76%) Bacula
6 3 (0.76%) Bareos
6 3 (0.76%) Puppet
6 3 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.76%) yum
7 2 (0.50%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.25%) Grafana
8 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 53 (13.35%) Atlassian
2 52 (13.10%) Microsoft
3 22 (5.54%) HubSpot
4 20 (5.04%) Salesforce.com
4 20 (5.04%) SAP
5 18 (4.53%) Cognizant
6 16 (4.03%) Oracle
7 15 (3.78%) Google
8 13 (3.27%) JDA
8 13 (3.27%) ServiceNow
9 11 (2.77%) VMware
10 8 (2.02%) Zend
11 6 (1.51%) Citrix
11 6 (1.51%) Databricks
11 6 (1.51%) NetApp
11 6 (1.51%) Siemens
12 5 (1.26%) LexisNexis
13 4 (1.01%) Informatica
13 4 (1.01%) Red Hat
14 3 (0.76%) HP