Period
to 15 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 15 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
England > North of England
6 months to
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 59 89 74
Rank change year-on-year +30 -15 +40
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 428 717 932
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 4.17% 3.68% 3.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.40% 18.65% 17.21%
Number of salaries quoted 347 535 754
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,600 £27,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% -

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 the North of England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2,098 3,845 5,417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 20.45% 19.73% 22.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,712 2,944 4,465
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in the North of England

JIRA
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing JIRA in the North of England.

Salary trend for JIRA in the North of England

JIRA
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing JIRA in the North of England over the 6 months to 15 July 2020.

Salary histogram for JIRA in the North of England

JIRA
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the North of England region over the 6 months to 15 July 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
North West +12 252 £45,000 - 21
Yorkshire +66 154 £45,000 +5.88% 13
North East +12 22 £49,000 +3.16% 11
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 North of England region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 290 (67.76%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (34.81%) Test Automation
3 142 (33.18%) Confluence
4 134 (31.31%) SQL
5 117 (27.34%) Scrum
6 110 (25.70%) Java
7 107 (25.00%) DevOps
8 104 (24.30%) Selenium
9 97 (22.66%) Jenkins
10 94 (21.96%) C#
11 93 (21.73%) Git (software)
12 90 (21.03%) JavaScript
12 90 (21.03%) SDLC
13 82 (19.16%) Problem-Solving
14 75 (17.52%) Azure
15 74 (17.29%) QA
16 72 (16.82%) Kanban
17 70 (16.36%) Docker
18 68 (15.89%) Python
19 67 (15.65%) HTML
19 67 (15.65%) CSS
19 67 (15.65%) Software Engineering
20 66 (15.42%) Continuous Integration
21 65 (15.19%) BDD
21 65 (15.19%) Finance
22 62 (14.49%) Banking
23 58 (13.55%) Test Scripting
24 57 (13.32%) AWS
25 56 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
26 55 (12.85%) SQL Server

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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
1 142 (33.18%) Confluence
2 21 (4.91%) OpenStack
3 16 (3.74%) SharePoint
4 15 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (2.10%) CMS
6 6 (1.40%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (1.17%) Apache
8 4 (0.93%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.93%) CICS
9 3 (0.70%) IBM Domino
9 3 (0.70%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.70%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.47%) IIS
11 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.23%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.23%) Mendix
11 1 (0.23%) Orchard CMS
11 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Fuse
11 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (2.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.64%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.40%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (1.17%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.47%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.23%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (2.10%) Magento
2 8 (1.87%) BASE24
3 7 (1.64%) assyst
4 5 (1.17%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.47%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.47%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.47%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 75 (17.52%) Azure
2 57 (13.32%) AWS
3 23 (5.37%) SaaS
4 20 (4.67%) Trello
5 15 (3.50%) AWS CloudFormation
5 15 (3.50%) GCP
5 15 (3.50%) GitHub
6 13 (3.04%) Serverless
7 12 (2.80%) Office 365
7 12 (2.80%) Slack
8 10 (2.34%) Power Platform
9 8 (1.87%) Amazon ECS
9 8 (1.87%) Amazon S3
9 8 (1.87%) Dynamics 365
10 6 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (1.40%) Amazon ELB
10 6 (1.40%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (1.40%) IBM Cloud
10 6 (1.40%) npm
11 5 (1.17%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.10%) Firewall
2 8 (1.87%) ATM
3 7 (1.64%) VPN
4 6 (1.40%) Network Security
5 5 (1.17%) Internet
6 4 (0.93%) Asterisk PBX
6 4 (0.93%) FTP
6 4 (0.93%) PBX
6 4 (0.93%) SMPP
6 4 (0.93%) SMS
6 4 (0.93%) SSL
7 3 (0.70%) Bluetooth
7 3 (0.70%) Wireless
8 2 (0.47%) OSPF
8 2 (0.47%) RTP
8 2 (0.47%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (0.47%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.47%) VLAN
9 1 (0.23%) HTTP
9 1 (0.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (12.85%) SQL Server
2 54 (12.62%) MySQL
3 31 (7.24%) NoSQL
4 19 (4.44%) Relational Database
5 15 (3.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 13 (3.04%) Big Data
6 13 (3.04%) Oracle Database
7 11 (2.57%) MariaDB
8 10 (2.34%) Power BI
9 9 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (1.40%) GIS
12 6 (1.40%) MongoDB
13 5 (1.17%) Redis
13 5 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.93%) Cosmos DB
14 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
15 3 (0.70%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 104 (24.30%) Selenium
2 97 (22.66%) Jenkins
3 93 (21.73%) Git (software)
4 50 (11.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 48 (11.21%) Maven
6 47 (10.98%) WebDriver
7 46 (10.75%) SoapUI
8 43 (10.05%) Bitbucket
9 30 (7.01%) Cucumber
10 19 (4.44%) JUnit
11 18 (4.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 18 (4.21%) Postman
12 17 (3.97%) TeamCity
13 13 (3.04%) JMeter
14 12 (2.80%) SonarQube
15 11 (2.57%) NUnit
15 11 (2.57%) Sonatype Nexus
16 10 (2.34%) Octopus Deploy
16 10 (2.34%) Ranorex
17 9 (2.10%) Protractor
General
1 65 (15.19%) Finance
2 62 (14.49%) Banking
3 33 (7.71%) Retail
4 19 (4.44%) Marketing
5 12 (2.80%) Games
6 9 (2.10%) Retail Banking
7 7 (1.64%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.40%) Publishing
9 5 (1.17%) Local Government
9 5 (1.17%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.93%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.93%) Back Office
10 4 (0.93%) Law
11 3 (0.70%) Electronics
11 3 (0.70%) Military
12 2 (0.47%) Advertising
12 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.47%) Legal
12 2 (0.47%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.47%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 109 (25.47%) Developer
2 57 (13.32%) Tester
3 55 (12.85%) Analyst
4 49 (11.45%) Software Engineer
5 40 (9.35%) Test Engineer
6 28 (6.54%) Software Tester
7 25 (5.84%) Automation Tester
8 23 (5.37%) Test Analyst
9 21 (4.91%) Senior Developer
9 21 (4.91%) Test Automation Engineer
10 19 (4.44%) Development Engineer
10 19 (4.44%) PHP Developer
10 19 (4.44%) Software Development Engineer
10 19 (4.44%) Software Test Engineer
10 19 (4.44%) Test Development Engineer
11 18 (4.21%) Business Analyst
12 17 (3.97%) .NET Developer
13 16 (3.74%) Administrator
14 15 (3.50%) C# Developer
14 15 (3.50%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (15.65%) CSS
1 67 (15.65%) HTML
2 49 (11.45%) .NET
3 45 (10.51%) REST
4 40 (9.35%) React
5 35 (8.18%) AngularJS
6 31 (7.24%) SOAP
7 29 (6.78%) Node.js
8 28 (6.54%) Web Services
9 25 (5.84%) .NET Core
9 25 (5.84%) jQuery
10 24 (5.61%) Vue.js
11 23 (5.37%) XML
12 21 (4.91%) Spring
13 20 (4.67%) Gherkin
13 20 (4.67%) HTML5
14 18 (4.21%) Java EE
15 17 (3.97%) ASP.NET
15 17 (3.97%) ASP.NET Web API
15 17 (3.97%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 56 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (9.35%) User Experience
3 30 (7.01%) Mobile App
4 19 (4.44%) Mainframe
5 14 (3.27%) Data Centre
6 11 (2.57%) IVR
6 11 (2.57%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (2.10%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (1.87%) EMV
8 8 (1.87%) Online Banking
8 8 (1.87%) Tandem
9 6 (1.40%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.17%) Internet of Things
11 4 (0.93%) iSeries
11 4 (0.93%) NHS
12 3 (0.70%) Animation
12 3 (0.70%) Clustering
12 3 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 53 (12.38%) Linux
2 40 (9.35%) Windows
3 24 (5.61%) Windows Server
4 17 (3.97%) Unix
5 16 (3.74%) CentOS
6 12 (2.80%) Ubuntu
7 11 (2.57%) FreeBSD
7 11 (2.57%) FreeNAS
8 10 (2.34%) Apple iOS
9 8 (1.87%) Android
10 4 (0.93%) Debian
10 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.93%) zOS
11 2 (0.47%) DC/OS
11 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (67.76%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (34.81%) Test Automation
3 117 (27.34%) Scrum
4 107 (25.00%) DevOps
5 90 (21.03%) SDLC
6 82 (19.16%) Problem-Solving
7 72 (16.82%) Kanban
8 67 (15.65%) Software Engineering
9 66 (15.42%) Continuous Integration
10 65 (15.19%) BDD
11 58 (13.55%) Test Scripting
12 53 (12.38%) Configuration Management
13 51 (11.92%) TDD
14 48 (11.21%) Software Testing
15 41 (9.58%) Microservices
16 40 (9.35%) Waterfall
17 38 (8.88%) Mentoring
17 38 (8.88%) User Stories
18 37 (8.64%) API Testing
19 33 (7.71%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 134 (31.31%) SQL
2 110 (25.70%) Java
3 94 (21.96%) C#
4 90 (21.03%) JavaScript
5 68 (15.89%) Python
6 43 (10.05%) PHP
7 25 (5.84%) PowerShell
8 23 (5.37%) Bash Shell
9 20 (4.67%) C++
10 18 (4.21%) C
11 11 (2.57%) PHP 7
12 10 (2.34%) Java 8
12 10 (2.34%) PHP 5
13 8 (1.87%) ES6
13 8 (1.87%) PL/SQL
13 8 (1.87%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.40%) Apple Swift
14 6 (1.40%) Objective-C
14 6 (1.40%) Ruby
15 5 (1.17%) Go
Qualifications
1 29 (6.78%) Degree
2 22 (5.14%) ISTQB
3 19 (4.44%) ISEB
4 18 (4.21%) Security Cleared
5 14 (3.27%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (2.80%) DV Cleared
7 11 (2.57%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (1.87%) SC Cleared
9 7 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.93%) MCP
10 4 (0.93%) MCPD
10 4 (0.93%) MCSD
10 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.47%) AAT
11 2 (0.47%) ACCA
11 2 (0.47%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.47%) CIMA
12 1 (0.23%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.23%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (17.29%) QA
2 8 (1.87%) GDPR
2 8 (1.87%) ISO 8583
3 7 (1.64%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.64%) SLA
4 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.23%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.23%) NCSC
5 1 (0.23%) PSD2
System Software
1 70 (16.36%) Docker
2 18 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.04%) Active Directory
4 11 (2.57%) KVM
5 6 (1.40%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 48 (11.21%) Kubernetes
2 43 (10.05%) Ansible
3 30 (7.01%) Terraform
4 24 (5.61%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (5.61%) Puppet
5 11 (2.57%) Proxmox
6 10 (2.34%) Grafana
7 8 (1.87%) CA Service Virtualization
8 7 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (1.40%) Kibana
10 5 (1.17%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.70%) Failover Clustering
12 2 (0.47%) HP Fortify
12 2 (0.47%) Marathon
12 2 (0.47%) Mesos
12 2 (0.47%) Packer
12 2 (0.47%) WebInspect
13 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 54 (12.62%) Microsoft
2 29 (6.78%) Atlassian
3 27 (6.31%) Oracle
4 21 (4.91%) Google
4 21 (4.91%) VMware
5 17 (3.97%) CA
5 17 (3.97%) SaltStack
6 16 (3.74%) IBM
6 16 (3.74%) Unisys
7 12 (2.80%) Red Hat
8 11 (2.57%) Percona
8 11 (2.57%) Veracode
9 8 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.40%) Sitecore
11 5 (1.17%) JD Edwards
11 5 (1.17%) SAP
12 4 (0.93%) Cisco
12 4 (0.93%) Fortinet
12 4 (0.93%) HP
12 4 (0.93%) Remedy