Period
to 28 February 2021

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 28 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
England > North of England
6 months to
28 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 94 55 60
Rank change year-on-year -39 +5 +28
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 325 730 840
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 3.02% 4.61% 4.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.67% 22.39% 20.36%
Number of salaries quoted 314 601 628
Median annual salary £48,407 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.57% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,300 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £73,000 £70,000 £75,375
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 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 2,074 3,261 4,126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 19.27% 20.61% 21.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,848 2,661 3,347
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 28 February 2021.

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 28 February 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
North West -8 218 £47,500 +5.56% 54
Yorkshire -74 86 £50,000 - 28
North East -1 21 £57,500 +27.78% 7
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 North of England region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 189 (58.15%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (39.38%) Confluence
3 104 (32.00%) DevOps
4 93 (28.62%) JavaScript
5 91 (28.00%) SQL
6 88 (27.08%) Git (software)
7 83 (25.54%) Test Automation
8 77 (23.69%) Scrum
9 75 (23.08%) Linux
10 74 (22.77%) Azure
10 74 (22.77%) AWS
11 69 (21.23%) C#
12 67 (20.62%) .NET
13 61 (18.77%) SDLC
14 60 (18.46%) Python
15 58 (17.85%) HTML
15 58 (17.85%) Java
16 57 (17.54%) Docker
17 56 (17.23%) Finance
18 55 (16.92%) SQL Server
19 46 (14.15%) Microsoft
19 46 (14.15%) CSS
20 45 (13.85%) Jenkins
20 45 (13.85%) PowerShell
21 44 (13.54%) Atlassian
21 44 (13.54%) Software Engineering
22 39 (12.00%) QA
22 39 (12.00%) Bitbucket
23 37 (11.38%) .NET Core
24 36 (11.08%) Terraform

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
1 128 (39.38%) Confluence
2 9 (2.77%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.54%) CMS
3 5 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (1.54%) IIS
4 3 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.62%) DNN
5 2 (0.62%) JBoss
5 2 (0.62%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.62%) WordPress
6 1 (0.31%) Apache
6 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.31%) Drupal
6 1 (0.31%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.31%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.31%) Moodle
6 1 (0.31%) SAS
6 1 (0.31%) Totara
6 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.15%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (1.85%) Magento
1 6 (1.85%) Shopify
2 4 (1.23%) BASE24
3 3 (0.92%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.62%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.62%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 74 (22.77%) AWS
1 74 (22.77%) Azure
2 16 (4.92%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (4.31%) AWS CodePipeline
4 12 (3.69%) GitHub
5 11 (3.38%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (3.08%) SaaS
7 9 (2.77%) G Suite
7 9 (2.77%) Microsoft 365
7 9 (2.77%) Slack
8 8 (2.46%) Amazon ECS
8 8 (2.46%) Amazon EKS
9 7 (2.15%) Serverless
10 6 (1.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (1.54%) BrowserStack
11 5 (1.54%) Google Drive
11 5 (1.54%) Power Platform
12 4 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (1.23%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.69%) VPN
2 11 (3.38%) Firewall
2 11 (3.38%) IPv4
2 11 (3.38%) OSPF
2 11 (3.38%) VLAN
3 6 (1.85%) Skype
4 5 (1.54%) FTP
4 5 (1.54%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.23%) ATM
5 4 (1.23%) DNS
5 4 (1.23%) LAN
5 4 (1.23%) WAN
6 3 (0.92%) HTTP
6 3 (0.92%) Internet
6 3 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.62%) SSL
8 1 (0.31%) 3G
8 1 (0.31%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.31%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (16.92%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.77%) MySQL
3 12 (3.69%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (2.77%) MongoDB
5 8 (2.46%) Amazon Redshift
5 8 (2.46%) Big Data
6 6 (1.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.54%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.23%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.23%) Power BI
8 4 (1.23%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.92%) Cosmos DB
9 3 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.92%) QlikView
10 2 (0.62%) Redis
11 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.31%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.31%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 88 (27.08%) Git (software)
2 45 (13.85%) Jenkins
3 39 (12.00%) Bitbucket
4 36 (11.08%) Selenium
5 32 (9.85%) Postman
6 23 (7.08%) Visual Studio
7 22 (6.77%) JMeter
8 17 (5.23%) SoapUI
9 16 (4.92%) WebDriver
10 13 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
10 13 (4.00%) Subversion
11 12 (3.69%) Artifactory
12 11 (3.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (3.38%) Cucumber
13 8 (2.46%) Appium
14 7 (2.15%) Newman
14 7 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (1.85%) JUnit
15 6 (1.85%) Mocha
15 6 (1.85%) TestRail
General
1 56 (17.23%) Finance
2 13 (4.00%) Marketing
3 11 (3.38%) Public Sector
4 10 (3.08%) Retail
5 6 (1.85%) Housing Association
5 6 (1.85%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.23%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.23%) Legal
7 3 (0.92%) Law
7 3 (0.92%) Publishing
8 2 (0.62%) Back Office
8 2 (0.62%) Banking
8 2 (0.62%) Local Government
9 1 (0.31%) Advertising
9 1 (0.31%) Electronics
9 1 (0.31%) French Language
9 1 (0.31%) Games
9 1 (0.31%) German Language
9 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.31%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 89 (27.38%) Developer
2 52 (16.00%) Analyst
3 36 (11.08%) Test Analyst
4 32 (9.85%) Tester
5 31 (9.54%) DevOps Engineer
6 30 (9.23%) C# Developer
7 20 (6.15%) .NET Developer
7 20 (6.15%) Senior Developer
8 17 (5.23%) Project Manager
9 16 (4.92%) C# .NET Developer
9 16 (4.92%) Software Tester
9 16 (4.92%) Test Engineer
10 15 (4.62%) Automation Test Analyst
10 15 (4.62%) Java Developer
11 12 (3.69%) Automation Engineer
11 12 (3.69%) Software Engineer
11 12 (3.69%) Team Leader
12 11 (3.38%) Lead Developer
12 11 (3.38%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 11 (3.38%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (20.62%) .NET
2 58 (17.85%) HTML
3 46 (14.15%) CSS
4 37 (11.38%) .NET Core
5 34 (10.46%) ASP.NET
6 27 (8.31%) Node.js
7 26 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (7.38%) ASP.NET Web API
9 23 (7.08%) Web Services
10 22 (6.77%) AngularJS
11 20 (6.15%) React
11 20 (6.15%) RESTful
12 18 (5.54%) HTML5
12 18 (5.54%) jQuery
13 12 (3.69%) .NET Framework
14 11 (3.38%) Java EE
14 11 (3.38%) JSON
15 10 (3.08%) CSS3
15 10 (3.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 8 (2.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.77%) Mobile App
2 14 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.38%) Public Cloud
4 10 (3.08%) User Experience
5 8 (2.46%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (1.85%) e-Learning
7 6 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.23%) EMV
8 4 (1.23%) Smart Meter
8 4 (1.23%) Tandem
9 3 (0.92%) Clustering
9 3 (0.92%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.92%) NHS
9 3 (0.92%) Social Media
10 2 (0.62%) Animation
10 2 (0.62%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.62%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.62%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.62%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 75 (23.08%) Linux
2 28 (8.62%) Unix
3 22 (6.77%) Windows
4 21 (6.46%) Android
5 18 (5.54%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.15%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.54%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.23%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.23%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.31%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (58.15%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (32.00%) DevOps
3 83 (25.54%) Test Automation
4 77 (23.69%) Scrum
5 61 (18.77%) SDLC
6 44 (13.54%) Software Engineering
7 36 (11.08%) MVC
8 33 (10.15%) Test Scripting
9 31 (9.54%) Configuration Management
10 28 (8.62%) Manual Testing
10 28 (8.62%) Project Management
11 26 (8.00%) ITIL
12 24 (7.38%) Problem-Solving
13 23 (7.08%) API Testing
13 23 (7.08%) TDD
14 22 (6.77%) Software Testing
14 22 (6.77%) Test Management
14 22 (6.77%) Waterfall
15 20 (6.15%) Regression Testing
16 19 (5.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (28.62%) JavaScript
2 91 (28.00%) SQL
3 69 (21.23%) C#
4 60 (18.46%) Python
5 58 (17.85%) Java
6 45 (13.85%) PowerShell
7 27 (8.31%) Bash Shell
8 24 (7.38%) Go
9 16 (4.92%) T-SQL
10 14 (4.31%) TypeScript
11 13 (4.00%) PHP
12 5 (1.54%) CoffeeScript
12 5 (1.54%) Ruby
13 4 (1.23%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.23%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.92%) C
14 3 (0.92%) C++
14 3 (0.92%) Erlang
14 3 (0.92%) VBA
14 3 (0.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (6.46%) Degree
2 15 (4.62%) ISTQB
3 12 (3.69%) ISEB
4 11 (3.38%) GIAC
4 11 (3.38%) RHCE
5 7 (2.15%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.85%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.54%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.62%) AAT
9 2 (0.62%) ACCA
9 2 (0.62%) CIMA
9 2 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.31%) HNC
10 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.31%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.31%) PhD
10 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.31%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (12.00%) QA
2 12 (3.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.77%) ISO 9001
4 8 (2.46%) GDPR
4 8 (2.46%) PCI DSS
5 7 (2.15%) SLA
6 4 (1.23%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.31%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.31%) GxP
System Software
1 57 (17.54%) Docker
2 14 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (3.69%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.31%) Firmware
5 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (11.08%) Terraform
2 34 (10.46%) Ansible
3 20 (6.15%) Kubernetes
4 17 (5.23%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (5.23%) Puppet
5 7 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (1.85%) HP ALM
7 3 (0.92%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (0.92%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.62%) Nagios
8 2 (0.62%) Salt
9 1 (0.31%) Consul
9 1 (0.31%) Grafana
9 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.31%) Packer
9 1 (0.31%) Perfmon
9 1 (0.31%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 46 (14.15%) Microsoft
2 44 (13.54%) Atlassian
3 23 (7.08%) Oracle
4 19 (5.85%) Google
5 15 (4.62%) VMware
6 13 (4.00%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.15%) IBM
7 7 (2.15%) ServiceNow
8 6 (1.85%) HP
8 6 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.85%) Splunk
9 5 (1.54%) Freshdesk
10 4 (1.23%) AppDynamics
10 4 (1.23%) New Relic
10 4 (1.23%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.92%) UiPath
12 2 (0.62%) Adobe
12 2 (0.62%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.62%) NetApp
12 2 (0.62%) Sage