Period
to 17 October 2021

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

Atlassian JIRA
England > South East
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 65 61 60
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 +11
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 829 352 1,139
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.67% 4.48% 4.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.33% 21.69% 22.16%
Number of salaries quoted 575 292 876
10th Percentile £35,950 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,000 £42,438 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -0.95% -4.55% +15.79%
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,188 £67,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £71,250 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

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 South East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 4,078 1,623 5,139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.95% 20.64% 20.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2,736 1,414 4,358
10th Percentile £35,750 £33,000 £32,000
25th Percentile £42,000 £42,500 £39,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £58,000 £55,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year +5.45% +2.80% +7.00%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in the South East

JIRA
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for JIRA in the South East

JIRA
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing JIRA in the South East over the 6 months to 17 October 2021.

Salary histogram for JIRA in the South East

JIRA
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 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
Thames Valley +20 331 £51,500 -10.43% 49
Hampshire -39 214 £45,000 - 31
Berkshire +15 209 £57,500 -4.17% 21
Surrey -26 117 £70,000 +27.27% 21
Buckinghamshire +3 84 £42,500 -15.00% 24
East Sussex -3 75 £55,000 +52.78% 2
West Sussex -9 51 £51,250 -21.15% 12
Oxfordshire -11 40 £51,250 +13.89% 4
Kent -33 12 £47,500 -14.41% 9
Home Counties - 8 £85,000 -
Middlesex - 2 £45,000 -
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 South East region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 596 (71.89%) Agile Software Development
2 249 (30.04%) Social Skills
3 243 (29.31%) Scrum
4 226 (27.26%) Confluence
5 220 (26.54%) DevOps
6 193 (23.28%) Problem-Solving
7 191 (23.04%) Jenkins
8 187 (22.56%) JavaScript
9 185 (22.32%) Linux
10 171 (20.63%) AWS
11 166 (20.02%) Git (software)
12 155 (18.70%) SQL
13 151 (18.21%) Azure
14 144 (17.37%) Java
15 142 (17.13%) Python
16 137 (16.53%) Test Automation
17 130 (15.68%) HTML
18 124 (14.96%) Web Services
19 123 (14.84%) CSS
20 121 (14.60%) Project Management
21 120 (14.48%) QA
22 119 (14.35%) Docker
23 113 (13.63%) SaaS
23 113 (13.63%) Mentoring
24 111 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
25 108 (13.03%) Full Stack Development
26 105 (12.67%) REST
27 104 (12.55%) Kubernetes
27 104 (12.55%) C#
28 102 (12.30%) .NET

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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
1 226 (27.26%) Confluence
2 35 (4.22%) CMS
2 35 (4.22%) Tomcat
3 25 (3.02%) SharePoint
4 19 (2.29%) Cloud Foundry
5 17 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (1.57%) IIS
7 12 (1.45%) Jupyter
7 12 (1.45%) OpenStack
7 12 (1.45%) WordPress
8 11 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
8 11 (1.33%) Umbraco
9 10 (1.21%) Apache
10 9 (1.09%) WebLogic
11 8 (0.97%) nginx
12 6 (0.72%) Oracle Coherence
13 4 (0.48%) JBoss
14 2 (0.24%) NetWeaver
15 1 (0.12%) Commerce Server
15 1 (0.12%) SAS
Applications
1 51 (6.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (4.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 31 (3.74%) Microsoft Project
4 26 (3.14%) MS Visio
5 24 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
6 11 (1.33%) Photoshop
7 9 (1.09%) Figma
7 9 (1.09%) GIMP
8 3 (0.36%) Windchill
9 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.12%) Adobe XD
9 1 (0.12%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.12%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.12%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 12 (1.45%) Payment Gateway
1 12 (1.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 12 (1.45%) Shopify
2 11 (1.33%) Sage 200
3 8 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.97%) Magento
4 6 (0.72%) Distributed Ledger
4 6 (0.72%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.48%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.48%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 3 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.12%) BASE24
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 171 (20.63%) AWS
2 151 (18.21%) Azure
3 113 (13.63%) SaaS
4 50 (6.03%) GitHub
5 42 (5.07%) PaaS
6 32 (3.86%) Serverless
7 31 (3.74%) Amazon S3
7 31 (3.74%) IaaS
8 27 (3.26%) Amazon EC2
9 23 (2.77%) Azure Service Bus
10 22 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
11 21 (2.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 21 (2.53%) Amazon Cognito
11 21 (2.53%) AWS Lambda
11 21 (2.53%) Microsoft 365
11 21 (2.53%) Power Platform
12 20 (2.41%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 19 (2.29%) Azure App Service
13 19 (2.29%) Azure Storage
14 17 (2.05%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 56 (6.76%) Firewall
2 49 (5.91%) DNS
3 39 (4.70%) VPN
4 37 (4.46%) TCP/IP
5 18 (2.17%) SSL
6 17 (2.05%) IPsec
7 16 (1.93%) DHCP
7 16 (1.93%) HTTP
8 12 (1.45%) VoIP
9 11 (1.33%) VLAN
10 10 (1.21%) Internet
11 8 (0.97%) Network Security
12 7 (0.84%) Wireshark
13 5 (0.60%) Ethernet
14 4 (0.48%) Remote Desktop
14 4 (0.48%) WAN
15 3 (0.36%) LAN
15 3 (0.36%) SSH
16 2 (0.24%) RTSP
16 2 (0.24%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (10.37%) SQL Server
2 81 (9.77%) MySQL
3 24 (2.90%) Relational Database
4 21 (2.53%) MariaDB
5 20 (2.41%) Big Data
5 20 (2.41%) Power BI
6 17 (2.05%) Oracle Database
7 16 (1.93%) Data Lake
8 15 (1.81%) NoSQL
9 13 (1.57%) MongoDB
9 13 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (0.84%) Tableau
12 6 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (0.72%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.36%) HBase
14 3 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 191 (23.04%) Jenkins
2 166 (20.02%) Git (software)
3 83 (10.01%) Bitbucket
4 78 (9.41%) Selenium
5 58 (7.00%) Cucumber
6 49 (5.91%) GitLab
7 40 (4.83%) Postman
8 37 (4.46%) Maven
9 34 (4.10%) Subversion
10 32 (3.86%) Visual Studio
11 28 (3.38%) Visual Studio Team System
12 27 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
12 27 (3.26%) TestRail
13 26 (3.14%) JMeter
14 24 (2.90%) SoapUI
14 24 (2.90%) webpack
15 22 (2.65%) Axure RP
15 22 (2.65%) JUnit
16 21 (2.53%) Cypress.io
16 21 (2.53%) TeamCity
General
1 249 (30.04%) Social Skills
2 111 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
3 96 (11.58%) Finance
4 61 (7.36%) Marketing
5 47 (5.67%) Retail
6 43 (5.19%) Presentation Skills
7 36 (4.34%) Pharmaceutical
8 35 (4.22%) Organisational Skills
9 25 (3.02%) Banking
9 25 (3.02%) Telecoms
10 23 (2.77%) Back Office
11 19 (2.29%) Public Sector
12 16 (1.93%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 15 (1.81%) Automotive
13 15 (1.81%) Wearables
14 11 (1.33%) Legal
14 11 (1.33%) Manufacturing
15 9 (1.09%) Law
16 8 (0.97%) Electronics
17 7 (0.84%) Games
Job Titles
1 244 (29.43%) Developer
2 76 (9.17%) Analyst
3 73 (8.81%) Project Manager
4 60 (7.24%) DevOps Engineer
5 58 (7.00%) PHP Developer
6 54 (6.51%) Lead Developer
7 52 (6.27%) Senior Developer
8 48 (5.79%) Business Analyst
9 46 (5.55%) Test Engineer
10 44 (5.31%) Java Developer
11 42 (5.07%) Digital Project Manager
12 39 (4.70%) QA Engineer
13 37 (4.46%) Product Owner
13 37 (4.46%) Software Engineer
14 35 (4.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 33 (3.98%) React Developer
15 33 (3.98%) Software Developer
16 32 (3.86%) Product Manager
17 31 (3.74%) Team Leader
18 27 (3.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (15.68%) HTML
2 124 (14.96%) Web Services
3 123 (14.84%) CSS
4 105 (12.67%) REST
5 102 (12.30%) .NET
6 84 (10.13%) React
7 81 (9.77%) RESTful
8 77 (9.29%) SOAP
9 60 (7.24%) HTML5
10 56 (6.76%) AngularJS
11 44 (5.31%) jQuery
12 42 (5.07%) Spring
13 39 (4.70%) .NET Core
13 39 (4.70%) Ajax
14 30 (3.62%) LAMP
14 30 (3.62%) Node.js
15 29 (3.50%) React Native
16 28 (3.38%) JPA
16 28 (3.38%) XML
17 27 (3.26%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 101 (12.18%) User Experience
2 51 (6.15%) Self-Motivation
3 31 (3.74%) Greenfield Project
4 28 (3.38%) Digital Media
5 26 (3.14%) PMI
6 24 (2.90%) Mobile App
7 18 (2.17%) Life Science
8 15 (1.81%) 3D Graphics
8 15 (1.81%) iPad
9 14 (1.69%) Algorithms
10 13 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.45%) Virtual Team
12 11 (1.33%) Device Driver
13 7 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
14 6 (0.72%) Data Centre
14 6 (0.72%) Driving Licence
14 6 (0.72%) Legacy Applications
14 6 (0.72%) Legacy Systems
14 6 (0.72%) SIMD
15 5 (0.60%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 185 (22.32%) Linux
2 69 (8.32%) Windows
3 42 (5.07%) Apple iOS
4 38 (4.58%) Android
5 32 (3.86%) Unix
6 23 (2.77%) VMS
6 23 (2.77%) Windows Server
7 13 (1.57%) Windows 10
7 13 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (1.45%) Embedded Linux
9 11 (1.33%) Mac OS
9 11 (1.33%) Ubuntu
9 11 (1.33%) Windows Server 2019
10 10 (1.21%) CentOS
11 6 (0.72%) Solaris
12 4 (0.48%) Debian
13 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.24%) Amazon Linux
14 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.12%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 596 (71.89%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (29.31%) Scrum
3 220 (26.54%) DevOps
4 193 (23.28%) Problem-Solving
5 137 (16.53%) Test Automation
6 121 (14.60%) Project Management
7 113 (13.63%) Mentoring
8 108 (13.03%) Full Stack Development
9 96 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
10 94 (11.34%) Software Engineering
11 91 (10.98%) TDD
12 89 (10.74%) BDD
13 81 (9.77%) Microservices
14 79 (9.53%) User Stories
15 77 (9.29%) Software Testing
16 75 (9.05%) Front End Development
17 73 (8.81%) SDLC
18 72 (8.69%) Kanban
19 64 (7.72%) Computer Science
19 64 (7.72%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 187 (22.56%) JavaScript
2 155 (18.70%) SQL
3 144 (17.37%) Java
4 142 (17.13%) Python
5 104 (12.55%) C#
6 99 (11.94%) PHP
7 39 (4.70%) C
8 38 (4.58%) C++
8 38 (4.58%) TypeScript
9 35 (4.22%) Bash Shell
10 32 (3.86%) PHP 7
11 26 (3.14%) PowerShell
12 17 (2.05%) Perl
12 17 (2.05%) PHP 5
12 17 (2.05%) Ruby
13 16 (1.93%) ES6
14 15 (1.81%) Shell Script
15 13 (1.57%) Java 8
16 10 (1.21%) Kotlin
17 7 (0.84%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 100 (12.06%) Degree
2 58 (7.00%) Security Cleared
3 53 (6.39%) SC Cleared
4 40 (4.83%) ISTQB
5 35 (4.22%) PMI Certification
6 26 (3.14%) ISEB
7 25 (3.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 22 (2.65%) APMP
8 22 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
9 13 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (1.57%) PMP
10 11 (1.33%) Master's Degree
11 9 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (0.97%) MBA
13 7 (0.84%) CCNA
14 6 (0.72%) CEH
14 6 (0.72%) CISA
14 6 (0.72%) GIAC
14 6 (0.72%) OSCE
14 6 (0.72%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (14.48%) QA
2 21 (2.53%) PMO
3 10 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.09%) SLA
5 8 (0.97%) NIST
6 7 (0.84%) GDPR
7 6 (0.72%) Accessibility
8 3 (0.36%) Def Stans
9 2 (0.24%) GRC
9 2 (0.24%) NCSC
10 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 15288
10 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 119 (14.35%) Docker
2 43 (5.19%) Active Directory
3 23 (2.77%) Firmware
4 15 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (1.81%) vSphere
5 6 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.24%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.12%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.12%) NFS
Systems Management
1 104 (12.55%) Kubernetes
2 61 (7.36%) Terraform
3 55 (6.63%) Ansible
4 15 (1.81%) Microsoft Intune
5 12 (1.45%) Grafana
6 11 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
7 10 (1.21%) HP ALM
8 6 (0.72%) HP Fortify
8 6 (0.72%) WebInspect
9 3 (0.36%) PTC Integrity
9 3 (0.36%) Puppet
9 3 (0.36%) WSUS
10 2 (0.24%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.24%) QRadar
10 2 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.12%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.12%) Kibana
11 1 (0.12%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 98 (11.82%) Microsoft
2 37 (4.46%) Oracle
3 35 (4.22%) Atlassian
4 28 (3.38%) Salesforce.com
5 20 (2.41%) VMware
6 18 (2.17%) Splunk
6 18 (2.17%) Zend
7 17 (2.05%) SAP
8 16 (1.93%) HP
9 15 (1.81%) Elastic Path
9 15 (1.81%) Google
9 15 (1.81%) Palo Alto
10 13 (1.57%) Sage
10 13 (1.57%) Sitecore
11 12 (1.45%) Intel
12 11 (1.33%) Sophos
12 11 (1.33%) YouTube
13 10 (1.21%) CA Agile Central
13 10 (1.21%) EMC
14 8 (0.97%) Cisco