Period
to 20 January 2020

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 20 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
England > South East
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 60 69 106
Rank change year-on-year +9 +37 +38
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 957 1,092 936
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.15% 4.14% 3.03%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.68% 20.22% 14.67%
Number of salaries quoted 740 889 800
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.53% -7.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,095 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.58% +4.19% -

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 4,627 5,401 6,381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.07% 20.48% 20.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3,862 4,684 5,470
South East median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing JIRA as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JIRA in the South East.

Salary trend for JIRA in the South East

JIRA
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in the South East over the 6 months to 20 January 2020.

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 20 January 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
Thames Valley +33 437 £57,500 +11.65% 63
Berkshire +69 298 £57,500 +4.55% 33
Hampshire -12 216 £47,500 +5.56% 31
Surrey -10 148 £55,000 +10.00% 31
Buckinghamshire -11 83 £50,000 +4.17% 16
East Sussex -2 77 £50,000 +2.56% 8
Oxfordshire -1 56 £63,000 +5.00% 14
West Sussex -33 46 £57,500 +27.78% 15
Kent -16 21 £47,000 +27.03% 8
Middlesex 0 4 £70,000 -
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 South East region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 574 (59.98%) Agile Software Development
2 442 (46.19%) Confluence
3 349 (36.47%) Scrum
4 320 (33.44%) Java
5 309 (32.29%) Test Automation
6 290 (30.30%) Git (software)
7 244 (25.50%) Jenkins
8 232 (24.24%) DevOps
9 207 (21.63%) JavaScript
10 203 (21.21%) TDD
11 202 (21.11%) QA
12 181 (18.91%) Docker
13 180 (18.81%) C#
13 180 (18.81%) SQL
14 165 (17.24%) BDD
15 162 (16.93%) Selenium
16 157 (16.41%) Cucumber
17 155 (16.20%) Azure
18 152 (15.88%) .NET
19 146 (15.26%) Microservices
20 144 (15.05%) Problem-Solving
21 139 (14.52%) React
21 139 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
22 138 (14.42%) AWS
23 132 (13.79%) Microsoft
24 131 (13.69%) Bitbucket
25 128 (13.38%) Linux
26 121 (12.64%) Spring
27 116 (12.12%) Degree
27 116 (12.12%) HTML

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
1 442 (46.19%) Confluence
2 53 (5.54%) Tomcat
3 36 (3.76%) CMS
4 32 (3.34%) Apache
5 27 (2.82%) SharePoint
6 22 (2.30%) Sitecore CMS
6 22 (2.30%) WordPress
7 21 (2.19%) Drupal
8 18 (1.88%) SugarCRM
9 17 (1.78%) WebSphere
10 12 (1.25%) Apache Spark
11 9 (0.94%) Apache Solr
11 9 (0.94%) CICS
12 8 (0.84%) Umbraco
13 6 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (0.63%) GlassFish
13 6 (0.63%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.52%) Joomla!
14 5 (0.52%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.42%) IIS
Applications
1 30 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (2.82%) MS Visio
3 25 (2.61%) Microsoft Project
4 24 (2.51%) Microsoft Excel
5 14 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.42%) Gliffy
7 3 (0.31%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.31%) Camtasia
7 3 (0.31%) InDesign
7 3 (0.31%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.31%) SketchUp
8 2 (0.21%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 40 (4.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.73%) SAP ERP
3 6 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.42%) CA PPM
4 4 (0.42%) SAP PSCD
5 3 (0.31%) Shopify
6 1 (0.10%) assyst
6 1 (0.10%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.10%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.10%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.10%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 1 (0.10%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.10%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.10%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 155 (16.20%) Azure
2 138 (14.42%) AWS
3 76 (7.94%) SaaS
4 67 (7.00%) GitHub
5 56 (5.85%) Slack
6 31 (3.24%) GCP
7 20 (2.09%) PaaS
8 19 (1.99%) Power Platform
9 17 (1.78%) BrowserStack
9 17 (1.78%) Office 365
10 14 (1.46%) IaaS
11 13 (1.36%) Serverless
12 12 (1.25%) Datadog
13 10 (1.04%) Sage Pay
14 8 (0.84%) Data Lake Analytics
15 7 (0.73%) Amazon S3
15 7 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
15 7 (0.73%) npm
16 6 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
16 6 (0.63%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.19%) DNS
2 16 (1.67%) Firewall
3 14 (1.46%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.36%) DHCP
4 13 (1.36%) VLAN
4 13 (1.36%) VoIP
5 12 (1.25%) SAN
6 10 (1.04%) SSH
7 9 (0.94%) SNMP
7 9 (0.94%) VPN
8 8 (0.84%) Internet
8 8 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (0.73%) HTTP
9 7 (0.73%) LAN
9 7 (0.73%) Wireless
10 5 (0.52%) Intranet
10 5 (0.52%) NAS
10 5 (0.52%) SSL
11 4 (0.42%) PBX
11 4 (0.42%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (7.63%) SQL Server
2 56 (5.85%) MongoDB
3 41 (4.28%) PostgreSQL
4 36 (3.76%) Redis
5 35 (3.66%) MySQL
6 31 (3.24%) Big Data
7 19 (1.99%) Power BI
8 18 (1.88%) NoSQL
9 17 (1.78%) Relational Database
10 14 (1.46%) DB2
11 11 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
11 11 (1.15%) Data Lake
12 10 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (0.94%) Oracle Database
13 9 (0.94%) SQL Server 2019
14 8 (0.84%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 290 (30.30%) Git (software)
2 244 (25.50%) Jenkins
3 162 (16.93%) Selenium
4 157 (16.41%) Cucumber
5 131 (13.69%) Bitbucket
6 76 (7.94%) Maven
7 71 (7.42%) Subversion
8 66 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 53 (5.54%) WebDriver
10 41 (4.28%) JUnit
10 41 (4.28%) SoapUI
11 39 (4.08%) Xcode
12 35 (3.66%) Visual Studio
13 34 (3.55%) Postman
14 32 (3.34%) JMeter
15 31 (3.24%) webpack
16 30 (3.13%) SpecFlow
17 27 (2.82%) Android Studio
18 26 (2.72%) Mocha
18 26 (2.72%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 100 (10.45%) Finance
2 66 (6.90%) Retail
3 54 (5.64%) Public Sector
4 39 (4.08%) Marketing
5 37 (3.87%) Back Office
6 18 (1.88%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.46%) Electronics
8 9 (0.94%) Banking
9 8 (0.84%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.73%) Military
11 6 (0.63%) Aerospace
11 6 (0.63%) Automotive
12 5 (0.52%) Advertising
12 5 (0.52%) Legal
12 5 (0.52%) Publishing
13 4 (0.42%) Billing
13 4 (0.42%) Games
14 2 (0.21%) German Language
14 2 (0.21%) Police
15 1 (0.10%) Fire and Rescue
Job Titles
1 299 (31.24%) Developer
2 143 (14.94%) Analyst
3 71 (7.42%) Java Developer
4 65 (6.79%) Senior Developer
5 62 (6.48%) Test Engineer
6 61 (6.37%) .NET Developer
7 58 (6.06%) Software Engineer
8 53 (5.54%) C# Developer
9 50 (5.22%) DevOps Engineer
9 50 (5.22%) Software Developer
10 48 (5.02%) Business Analyst
11 45 (4.70%) QA Engineer
11 45 (4.70%) Test Analyst
12 44 (4.60%) C# .NET Developer
13 38 (3.97%) Java Engineer
14 37 (3.87%) React Developer
15 36 (3.76%) Senior Java Developer
16 34 (3.55%) Architect
17 29 (3.03%) Project Manager
17 29 (3.03%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (15.88%) .NET
2 139 (14.52%) React
3 121 (12.64%) Spring
4 116 (12.12%) HTML
5 103 (10.76%) Web Services
6 95 (9.93%) CSS
7 88 (9.20%) REST
8 72 (7.52%) AngularJS
9 59 (6.17%) JSON
10 58 (6.06%) Hibernate
11 56 (5.85%) Node.js
11 56 (5.85%) Redux
12 55 (5.75%) Spring Boot
13 50 (5.22%) React Native
13 50 (5.22%) XML
14 49 (5.12%) Kafka
15 46 (4.81%) JPA
16 45 (4.70%) HTML5
17 42 (4.39%) jQuery
18 39 (4.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 69 (7.21%) Greenfield Project
2 60 (6.27%) Mobile App
3 55 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (4.70%) Self-Motivation
5 38 (3.97%) User Experience
6 21 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (1.78%) iPad
8 16 (1.67%) Cloud Native
9 15 (1.57%) Virtual Team
10 14 (1.46%) Mainframe
11 12 (1.25%) Algorithms
11 12 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
11 12 (1.25%) Management Information System
12 11 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
13 10 (1.04%) Data Centre
14 9 (0.94%) IBM Mainframe
14 9 (0.94%) Public Cloud
15 7 (0.73%) Client/Server
15 7 (0.73%) Enterprise Cloud
16 5 (0.52%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 128 (13.38%) Linux
2 90 (9.40%) Windows
3 45 (4.70%) Android
4 40 (4.18%) Apple iOS
5 27 (2.82%) Unix
6 15 (1.57%) Ubuntu
7 13 (1.36%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.84%) CentOS
8 8 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.73%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.42%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.31%) Solaris
12 3 (0.31%) ThreadX
12 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.21%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (0.21%) zOS
14 1 (0.10%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 574 (59.98%) Agile Software Development
2 349 (36.47%) Scrum
3 309 (32.29%) Test Automation
4 232 (24.24%) DevOps
5 203 (21.21%) TDD
6 165 (17.24%) BDD
7 146 (15.26%) Microservices
8 144 (15.05%) Problem-Solving
9 139 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
10 115 (12.02%) Software Engineering
11 101 (10.55%) E-Commerce
12 93 (9.72%) SDLC
13 89 (9.30%) Waterfall
14 87 (9.09%) CRM
15 85 (8.88%) Continuous Delivery
16 82 (8.57%) Computer Science
17 77 (8.05%) Mentoring
18 76 (7.94%) Kanban
19 73 (7.63%) Unit Testing
20 59 (6.17%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 320 (33.44%) Java
2 207 (21.63%) JavaScript
3 180 (18.81%) C#
3 180 (18.81%) SQL
4 95 (9.93%) Python
5 60 (6.27%) PHP
6 48 (5.02%) C
7 46 (4.81%) C++
8 44 (4.60%) Bash Shell
9 43 (4.49%) ES6
10 40 (4.18%) Java 8
11 30 (3.13%) Ruby
12 27 (2.82%) PowerShell
13 26 (2.72%) TypeScript
14 22 (2.30%) Perl
15 18 (1.88%) VB.NET
16 17 (1.78%) ES7
17 16 (1.67%) VB
18 14 (1.46%) Scala
19 10 (1.04%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 116 (12.12%) Degree
2 76 (7.94%) ISTQB
3 52 (5.43%) ISEB
4 40 (4.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 30 (3.13%) Security Cleared
6 26 (2.72%) SC Cleared
7 25 (2.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (1.04%) PMI Certification
8 10 (1.04%) PMP
9 7 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 4 (0.42%) CCNA
11 4 (0.42%) CCNP
12 3 (0.31%) MCSE
13 2 (0.21%) Avaya Certification
13 2 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.10%) CISSP
14 1 (0.10%) MCSA
14 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 202 (21.11%) QA
2 20 (2.09%) SLA
3 18 (1.88%) PMO
4 13 (1.36%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.84%) GDPR
6 4 (0.42%) Def Stans
6 4 (0.42%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.10%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.10%) NIST
8 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 181 (18.91%) Docker
2 25 (2.61%) Active Directory
2 25 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.04%) Firmware
3 10 (1.04%) vSphere
4 9 (0.94%) ACF2
4 9 (0.94%) RACF
5 7 (0.73%) NFS
6 6 (0.63%) iptables
6 6 (0.63%) KVM
6 6 (0.63%) QEMU
6 6 (0.63%) Xen
7 5 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.42%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.31%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.21%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.21%) Postfix
10 2 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 75 (7.84%) Kubernetes
2 71 (7.42%) Ansible
3 54 (5.64%) Terraform
4 49 (5.12%) Puppet
5 45 (4.70%) Opscode Chef
6 42 (4.39%) Marathon
6 42 (4.39%) Mesos
7 38 (3.97%) HP ALM
8 21 (2.19%) Docker Swarm
9 11 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
9 11 (1.15%) Kibana
10 9 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
11 8 (0.84%) Grafana
12 7 (0.73%) MIIS
13 6 (0.63%) Salt
13 6 (0.63%) SCCM
13 6 (0.63%) SELinux
14 5 (0.52%) Nagios
14 5 (0.52%) Perfmon
14 5 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 132 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 66 (6.90%) HP
2 66 (6.90%) SAP
3 63 (6.58%) Atlassian
4 62 (6.48%) Oracle
5 36 (3.76%) hybris
6 32 (3.34%) VMware
7 31 (3.24%) Google
7 31 (3.24%) Salesforce.com
8 28 (2.93%) Remedy
9 27 (2.82%) CA
9 27 (2.82%) Delphix
10 25 (2.61%) ServiceNow
11 22 (2.30%) Sitecore
12 16 (1.67%) IBM
13 14 (1.46%) SolarWinds
14 11 (1.15%) CA Agile Central
14 11 (1.15%) Cisco
15 10 (1.04%) Dynatrace
15 10 (1.04%) Sage