Period
to 10 May 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 10 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
England > South East
6 months to
10 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 64 65 64
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +30
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 564 762 1,201
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.33% 4.20% 4.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.94% 20.55% 21.62%
Number of salaries quoted 478 636 908
10th Percentile £34,275 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £72,525 £72,500 £72,500
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 South East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2,694 3,708 5,554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.70% 20.43% 20.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2,194 3,149 4,713
10th Percentile £35,750 £32,500 £32,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £72,500
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 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 10 May 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 10 May 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 0 238 £55,000 -4.35% 70
Berkshire +3 176 £57,500 - 36
Hampshire -29 102 £50,000 +11.11% 44
Surrey -19 87 £62,500 +8.70% 23
East Sussex +54 67 £50,000 +2.56% 2
West Sussex +40 53 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Buckinghamshire +18 37 £49,000 -2.00% 23
Oxfordshire -22 25 £51,750 -13.75% 11
Kent 0 15 £45,000 +2.27% 8
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 10 May 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.

1 345 (61.17%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (31.38%) Git (software)
3 174 (30.85%) Social Skills
4 164 (29.08%) Scrum
5 144 (25.53%) JavaScript
6 136 (24.11%) DevOps
7 134 (23.76%) Confluence
8 118 (20.92%) SQL
9 108 (19.15%) Azure
10 107 (18.97%) AWS
11 105 (18.62%) Test Automation
12 104 (18.44%) HTML
13 103 (18.26%) Degree
14 102 (18.09%) CSS
15 100 (17.73%) Java
16 89 (15.78%) Linux
17 83 (14.72%) Bitbucket
18 82 (14.54%) SQL Server
19 81 (14.36%) Problem-Solving
20 79 (14.01%) Python
21 77 (13.65%) C#
21 77 (13.65%) SaaS
22 74 (13.12%) QA
22 74 (13.12%) React
23 70 (12.41%) .NET
24 69 (12.23%) Microsoft
24 69 (12.23%) Project Management
24 69 (12.23%) Mentoring
25 68 (12.06%) Software Engineering
26 64 (11.35%) Finance

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
1 134 (23.76%) Confluence
2 17 (3.01%) Apache
3 11 (1.95%) CMS
4 10 (1.77%) Tomcat
5 9 (1.60%) WordPress
6 5 (0.89%) nginx
6 5 (0.89%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.53%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.53%) IIS
9 2 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.35%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.35%) Drupal
9 2 (0.35%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.18%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 35 (6.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (4.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 25 (4.43%) Microsoft Office
4 19 (3.37%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.95%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (1.06%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.35%) Figma
8 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.18%) GIMP
8 1 (0.18%) InVision
8 1 (0.18%) Marvel
8 1 (0.18%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 4 (0.71%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.18%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.18%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 108 (19.15%) Azure
2 107 (18.97%) AWS
3 77 (13.65%) SaaS
4 26 (4.61%) PaaS
5 20 (3.55%) IaaS
6 18 (3.19%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 17 (3.01%) Azure Active Directory
7 17 (3.01%) GitHub
8 16 (2.84%) Azure Data Factory
9 15 (2.66%) Asana
9 15 (2.66%) Slack
10 13 (2.30%) Microsoft 365
11 11 (1.95%) GCP
12 8 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (1.42%) Amazon S3
12 8 (1.42%) Smartsheet
13 7 (1.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 7 (1.24%) Lucidchart
13 7 (1.24%) Power Platform
13 7 (1.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.67%) Firewall
2 23 (4.08%) DNS
3 16 (2.84%) Wireshark
4 15 (2.66%) DMZ
5 11 (1.95%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.42%) DHCP
7 7 (1.24%) HTTP
8 6 (1.06%) WAN
9 4 (0.71%) Internet
9 4 (0.71%) SAN
9 4 (0.71%) VoIP
9 4 (0.71%) VPN
10 3 (0.53%) SSL
11 2 (0.35%) LAN
12 1 (0.18%) 3G
12 1 (0.18%) ICMP
12 1 (0.18%) ISUP
12 1 (0.18%) Packet Switching
12 1 (0.18%) SS7
12 1 (0.18%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (14.54%) SQL Server
2 57 (10.11%) MySQL
3 26 (4.61%) NoSQL
4 22 (3.90%) MongoDB
5 16 (2.84%) Azure SQL Database
5 16 (2.84%) MariaDB
5 16 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.42%) Big Data
7 7 (1.24%) Power BI
7 7 (1.24%) Tableau
8 6 (1.06%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (0.89%) BigQuery
9 5 (0.89%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.89%) SQLite
10 4 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.71%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.53%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.53%) Data Lake
11 3 (0.53%) Impala
Development Applications
1 177 (31.38%) Git (software)
2 83 (14.72%) Bitbucket
3 59 (10.46%) Jenkins
4 34 (6.03%) Maven
4 34 (6.03%) Selenium
5 23 (4.08%) Appium
6 21 (3.72%) Cypress.io
6 21 (3.72%) Visual Studio
6 21 (3.72%) Visual Studio Team System
7 19 (3.37%) JMeter
8 18 (3.19%) Gradle
8 18 (3.19%) Postman
9 17 (3.01%) Android Studio
9 17 (3.01%) TestRail
9 17 (3.01%) Xcode
10 15 (2.66%) Cucumber
10 15 (2.66%) SpecFlow
10 15 (2.66%) Subversion
11 14 (2.48%) Eclipse
11 14 (2.48%) Fiddler
General
1 174 (30.85%) Social Skills
2 64 (11.35%) Finance
3 52 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (4.26%) Billing
5 23 (4.08%) Marketing
6 18 (3.19%) Presentation Skills
7 16 (2.84%) Retail
8 15 (2.66%) Manufacturing
9 14 (2.48%) Pharmaceutical
10 13 (2.30%) Influencing Skills
11 12 (2.13%) Automotive
12 11 (1.95%) Electronics
12 11 (1.95%) Legal
12 11 (1.95%) Public Sector
13 9 (1.60%) Banking
13 9 (1.60%) Financial Institution
13 9 (1.60%) Military
13 9 (1.60%) Telecoms
14 8 (1.42%) Aerospace
14 8 (1.42%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 171 (30.32%) Developer
2 44 (7.80%) Analyst
3 37 (6.56%) Product Owner
3 37 (6.56%) Project Manager
4 35 (6.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 35 (6.21%) React Developer
5 34 (6.03%) Mobile Developer
5 34 (6.03%) Software Engineer
6 30 (5.32%) Senior Developer
6 30 (5.32%) Test Engineer
7 27 (4.79%) Junior
8 26 (4.61%) Business Analyst
9 24 (4.26%) DevOps Engineer
10 23 (4.08%) Java Developer
11 22 (3.90%) Senior Test Engineer
11 22 (3.90%) Test Automation Engineer
12 19 (3.37%) Applications Engineer
12 19 (3.37%) Cloud Engineer
12 19 (3.37%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
13 18 (3.19%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (18.44%) HTML
2 102 (18.09%) CSS
3 74 (13.12%) React
4 70 (12.41%) .NET
5 59 (10.46%) Node.js
6 56 (9.93%) AngularJS
7 52 (9.22%) React Native
8 47 (8.33%) Redux
9 46 (8.16%) jQuery
9 46 (8.16%) LAMP
10 45 (7.98%) REST
11 40 (7.09%) Web Services
12 33 (5.85%) HTML5
13 31 (5.50%) JSON
13 31 (5.50%) RESTful
14 28 (4.96%) Laravel
14 28 (4.96%) Symfony
15 27 (4.79%) Spring
15 27 (4.79%) Vue.js
16 24 (4.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 60 (10.64%) Greenfield Project
2 51 (9.04%) User Experience
3 44 (7.80%) Mobile App
4 21 (3.72%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (1.77%) Public Cloud
6 8 (1.42%) Analytical Mindset
6 8 (1.42%) CMDB
6 8 (1.42%) Data Centre
6 8 (1.42%) Hedge funds
7 7 (1.24%) PMI
8 6 (1.06%) Digital Media
8 6 (1.06%) Smart Home
8 6 (1.06%) Xbox
9 4 (0.71%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.71%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.53%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (0.53%) IVR
10 3 (0.53%) Life Science
10 3 (0.53%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (0.53%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 89 (15.78%) Linux
2 53 (9.40%) Windows
3 44 (7.80%) Android
4 39 (6.91%) Apple iOS
5 14 (2.48%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.60%) CentOS
7 8 (1.42%) Debian
8 7 (1.24%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.89%) Unix
9 5 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.71%) Windows Server 2016
11 3 (0.53%) VMS
11 3 (0.53%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (61.17%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (29.08%) Scrum
3 136 (24.11%) DevOps
4 105 (18.62%) Test Automation
5 81 (14.36%) Problem-Solving
6 69 (12.23%) Mentoring
6 69 (12.23%) Project Management
7 68 (12.06%) Software Engineering
8 63 (11.17%) Computer Science
8 63 (11.17%) Continuous Integration
9 62 (10.99%) TDD
10 61 (10.82%) Software Testing
11 54 (9.57%) MVC
12 52 (9.22%) User Stories
13 49 (8.69%) SDLC
14 47 (8.33%) BDD
15 44 (7.80%) Requirements Gathering
16 43 (7.62%) E-Commerce
16 43 (7.62%) Kanban
17 41 (7.27%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 144 (25.53%) JavaScript
2 118 (20.92%) SQL
3 100 (17.73%) Java
4 79 (14.01%) Python
5 77 (13.65%) C#
6 59 (10.46%) TypeScript
7 56 (9.93%) PHP
8 34 (6.03%) PowerShell
9 30 (5.32%) ES6
10 27 (4.79%) C++
11 23 (4.08%) Bash Shell
12 17 (3.01%) C
13 15 (2.66%) Scala
14 14 (2.48%) Apple Swift
14 14 (2.48%) Objective-C
15 8 (1.42%) XPath
16 6 (1.06%) Java 8
17 5 (0.89%) Apex Code
17 5 (0.89%) Embedded C
17 5 (0.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 103 (18.26%) Degree
2 22 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (3.19%) ISTQB
4 14 (2.48%) Security Cleared
5 13 (2.30%) PMI Certification
5 13 (2.30%) SC Cleared
6 12 (2.13%) HND
7 10 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 6 (1.06%) APMP
9 6 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (1.06%) ISEB
9 6 (1.06%) PMP
10 5 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.71%) CCNA
11 4 (0.71%) CCNP
11 4 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.18%) AWS Certification
13 1 (0.18%) CSPO
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (13.12%) QA
2 11 (1.95%) PMO
3 8 (1.42%) GDPR
4 7 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.89%) Def Stans
5 5 (0.89%) NIST
5 5 (0.89%) SLA
5 5 (0.89%) SOC 2
6 4 (0.71%) NCSC
7 2 (0.35%) Good Clinical Practice
System Software
1 52 (9.22%) Docker
2 32 (5.67%) Active Directory
3 18 (3.19%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.89%) vSphere
6 4 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.53%) Firmware
7 3 (0.53%) Postfix
7 3 (0.53%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.35%) pfSense
8 2 (0.35%) Varnish
8 2 (0.35%) Xen
9 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 47 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 40 (7.09%) Ansible
3 30 (5.32%) Terraform
4 10 (1.77%) Puppet
5 5 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.71%) Perfmon
7 3 (0.53%) Kibana
7 3 (0.53%) Nmap
7 3 (0.53%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.35%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (0.35%) Packer
9 1 (0.18%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.18%) Grafana
9 1 (0.18%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.18%) SCCM
9 1 (0.18%) SCSM
Vendors
1 69 (12.23%) Microsoft
2 29 (5.14%) Oracle
3 23 (4.08%) VMware
4 19 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (3.01%) Atlassian
6 16 (2.84%) Dynatrace
6 16 (2.84%) SAP
7 14 (2.48%) Splunk
8 11 (1.95%) hybris
9 10 (1.77%) Cisco
9 10 (1.77%) ServiceNow
10 9 (1.60%) Zend
11 7 (1.24%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.24%) Sage
12 6 (1.06%) Adobe
12 6 (1.06%) WooCommerce
13 5 (0.89%) EMC
13 5 (0.89%) Google
14 4 (0.71%) HP
14 4 (0.71%) Sitecore