Period
to 26 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 26 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
26 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 65 40 66
Rank change year-on-year -25 +26 -30
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 26 10 8
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.43% 3.10% 1.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.33% 23.26% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 5
10th Percentile £23,975 £26,975 £26,250
25th Percentile £42,813 £27,500 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +35.71% -6.67% -6.25%
75th Percentile £53,438 £40,000 £51,250
90th Percentile £67,250 " £59,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,067
% change year-on-year - +3.64% +6.13%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 150 43 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 19.82% 13.31% 18.08%
Number of salaries quoted 103 17 58
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,800 £26,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +42.86% -22.22% +12.50%
75th Percentile £78,750 £44,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £50,000 "
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in Northern Ireland

JIRA
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing JIRA in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for JIRA in Northern Ireland

JIRA
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing JIRA in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 26 October 2021.

Salary histogram for JIRA in Northern Ireland

JIRA
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 26 October 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
County Antrim -33 19 £47,500 +35.71% 1
County Armagh - 3 £25,000 -
JIRA
UK

For the 6 months to 26 October 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (65.38%) Social Skills
3 16 (61.54%) User Stories
4 15 (57.69%) Confluence
4 15 (57.69%) Scrum
5 14 (53.85%) Acceptance Criteria
6 13 (50.00%) Presentation Skills
6 13 (50.00%) Backlog Management
6 13 (50.00%) Microservices
6 13 (50.00%) SDLC
6 13 (50.00%) BDD
7 11 (42.31%) Degree
8 10 (38.46%) Product Management
8 10 (38.46%) Product Backlog
8 10 (38.46%) Backlog Prioritisation
8 10 (38.46%) Product Vision
9 9 (34.62%) DevOps
10 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
10 6 (23.08%) Selenium
10 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
10 6 (23.08%) C#
11 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
11 5 (19.23%) QA
11 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
11 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
11 5 (19.23%) Manual Testing
11 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
11 5 (19.23%) Azure
12 4 (15.38%) SoapUI
12 4 (15.38%) Internet of Things

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 15 (57.69%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.85%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) Sitefinity
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (3.85%) Figma
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Eloqua
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Azure
2 1 (3.85%) AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Google Data Studio
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle CX
2 1 (3.85%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Big Data
2 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) Power BI
2 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Selenium
2 4 (15.38%) Appium
2 4 (15.38%) Postman
2 4 (15.38%) SoapUI
3 2 (7.69%) Bitbucket
3 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.85%) SonarQube
4 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (65.38%) Social Skills
2 13 (50.00%) Presentation Skills
3 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
4 2 (7.69%) Banking
5 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) Finance
5 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Product Owner
2 5 (19.23%) QA Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) DevOps Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Graduate
5 1 (3.85%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Junior
5 1 (3.85%) Junior Developer
5 1 (3.85%) QA Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Scrum Master
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Software Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) HTML
1 2 (7.69%) React
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) .NET Remoting
2 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.85%) HTML5
2 1 (3.85%) Java EE
2 1 (3.85%) Java SE
2 1 (3.85%) Kafka
2 1 (3.85%) Spring
2 1 (3.85%) Spring Batch
2 1 (3.85%) Spring Boot
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Internet of Things
1 4 (15.38%) Renewable Energy
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing Technology
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (61.54%) User Stories
3 15 (57.69%) Scrum
4 14 (53.85%) Acceptance Criteria
5 13 (50.00%) Backlog Management
5 13 (50.00%) BDD
5 13 (50.00%) Microservices
5 13 (50.00%) SDLC
6 10 (38.46%) Backlog Prioritisation
6 10 (38.46%) Product Backlog
6 10 (38.46%) Product Management
6 10 (38.46%) Product Vision
7 9 (34.62%) DevOps
8 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
9 5 (19.23%) Manual Testing
9 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
9 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
10 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
11 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (11.54%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) Java 11
4 1 (3.85%) Java 8
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) Degree
2 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.85%) OCP
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Xamarin
3 2 (7.69%) Atlassian
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) Adobe
4 1 (3.85%) Black Duck
4 1 (3.85%) Google
4 1 (3.85%) Pardot
4 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow