Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
England > South East
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 56 63 62
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1 +22
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 854 496 1,246
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 5.18% 4.28% 4.71%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.51% 20.89% 21.99%
Number of salaries quoted 632 431 981
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,375 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,625 £70,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £56,000 £55,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year +1.82% +2.80% +7.00%

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 3,794 2,374 5,665
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 23.01% 20.46% 21.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2,638 2,051 4,837
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
25th Percentile £42,000 £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 £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £73,750
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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +3 359 £55,000 -4.35% 50
Berkshire +6 244 £57,500 - 30
Hampshire -41 201 £45,000 - 17
East Sussex +42 113 £50,000 -9.09%
Surrey -15 108 £62,500 +8.70% 16
Buckinghamshire +7 76 £50,000 - 12
West Sussex +26 46 £47,500 -5.00% 10
Oxfordshire -22 39 £52,500 +16.67% 8
Kent -22 12 £47,500 +48.44% 4
Home Counties - 6 £85,000 -
Middlesex - 2 £45,000 -
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 579 (67.80%) Agile Software Development
2 290 (33.96%) Social Skills
3 258 (30.21%) Scrum
4 230 (26.93%) DevOps
5 223 (26.11%) Git (software)
5 223 (26.11%) JavaScript
6 208 (24.36%) Confluence
7 187 (21.90%) Problem-Solving
8 185 (21.66%) Azure
9 174 (20.37%) AWS
10 168 (19.67%) SQL
11 150 (17.56%) Jenkins
12 149 (17.45%) HTML
12 149 (17.45%) Linux
13 146 (17.10%) Test Automation
14 143 (16.74%) Java
15 138 (16.16%) CSS
16 126 (14.75%) Python
17 124 (14.52%) SQL Server
18 123 (14.40%) Degree
19 118 (13.82%) C#
20 117 (13.70%) .NET
21 115 (13.47%) Project Management
22 110 (12.88%) SaaS
23 108 (12.65%) Mentoring
23 108 (12.65%) React
24 105 (12.30%) Microsoft
24 105 (12.30%) QA
25 104 (12.18%) User Experience
26 103 (12.06%) Docker

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
1 208 (24.36%) Confluence
2 27 (3.16%) Tomcat
3 22 (2.58%) CMS
4 21 (2.46%) Apache
5 19 (2.22%) Cloud Foundry
6 17 (1.99%) SharePoint
7 14 (1.64%) WordPress
8 11 (1.29%) nginx
9 9 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (0.82%) OpenStack
11 6 (0.70%) IIS
11 6 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
11 6 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (0.70%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.35%) NetWeaver
13 2 (0.23%) Apache Spark
14 1 (0.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 1 (0.12%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.12%) Commerce Server
14 1 (0.12%) GeoServer
Applications
1 48 (5.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (4.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 28 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
4 22 (2.58%) Microsoft Project
5 21 (2.46%) MS Visio
6 10 (1.17%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.94%) Figma
7 8 (0.94%) GIMP
8 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.12%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.12%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 11 (1.29%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (1.17%) Shopify
3 6 (0.70%) Distributed Ledger
3 6 (0.70%) Sage 200
3 6 (0.70%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.47%) Magento
5 3 (0.35%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.23%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 1 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 185 (21.66%) Azure
2 174 (20.37%) AWS
3 110 (12.88%) SaaS
4 46 (5.39%) GitHub
5 43 (5.04%) PaaS
6 34 (3.98%) IaaS
7 29 (3.40%) Amazon S3
8 28 (3.28%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 27 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
10 24 (2.81%) Azure Service Bus
10 24 (2.81%) Power Platform
11 19 (2.22%) Azure App Service
11 19 (2.22%) Azure Storage
11 19 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
11 19 (2.22%) Microsoft 365
12 18 (2.11%) GCP
13 17 (1.99%) Asana
14 15 (1.76%) Amazon Cognito
14 15 (1.76%) npm
15 13 (1.52%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 60 (7.03%) Firewall
2 45 (5.27%) DNS
3 33 (3.86%) VPN
4 21 (2.46%) TCP/IP
5 17 (1.99%) Wireshark
6 15 (1.76%) SSL
7 13 (1.52%) HTTP
8 11 (1.29%) DHCP
9 8 (0.94%) DMZ
9 8 (0.94%) Internet
9 8 (0.94%) IPsec
9 8 (0.94%) VoIP
10 6 (0.70%) Network Security
10 6 (0.70%) VLAN
11 5 (0.59%) WAN
12 4 (0.47%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (0.47%) SAN
13 3 (0.35%) SSH
14 2 (0.23%) LTE
14 2 (0.23%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 87 (10.19%) MySQL
3 26 (3.04%) MariaDB
4 23 (2.69%) Power BI
5 21 (2.46%) Big Data
5 21 (2.46%) Relational Database
6 19 (2.22%) NoSQL
6 19 (2.22%) Oracle Database
7 17 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (1.76%) Data Lake
9 13 (1.52%) MongoDB
10 10 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
10 10 (1.17%) Tableau
11 9 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (0.70%) BigQuery
12 6 (0.70%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.47%) Hadoop
15 3 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 223 (26.11%) Git (software)
2 150 (17.56%) Jenkins
3 97 (11.36%) Bitbucket
4 67 (7.85%) Selenium
5 49 (5.74%) Cucumber
6 46 (5.39%) Maven
7 43 (5.04%) Visual Studio Team System
8 36 (4.22%) GitLab
9 33 (3.86%) Postman
10 32 (3.75%) Cypress.io
10 32 (3.75%) Visual Studio
11 30 (3.51%) Subversion
12 29 (3.40%) Appium
13 27 (3.16%) JMeter
14 22 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
14 22 (2.58%) webpack
15 20 (2.34%) Babel
15 20 (2.34%) TeamCity
16 19 (2.22%) SoapUI
16 19 (2.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 290 (33.96%) Social Skills
2 102 (11.94%) Finance
3 100 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (5.50%) Marketing
5 42 (4.92%) Retail
6 29 (3.40%) Organisational Skills
6 29 (3.40%) Pharmaceutical
7 28 (3.28%) Presentation Skills
8 26 (3.04%) Banking
9 23 (2.69%) Manufacturing
10 19 (2.22%) Back Office
10 19 (2.22%) Billing
10 19 (2.22%) Telecoms
11 15 (1.76%) Electronics
11 15 (1.76%) Wearables
12 14 (1.64%) Automotive
12 14 (1.64%) Influencing Skills
12 14 (1.64%) Legal
13 13 (1.52%) Public Sector
14 9 (1.05%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 240 (28.10%) Developer
2 65 (7.61%) Project Manager
3 57 (6.67%) Product Owner
4 56 (6.56%) Analyst
5 55 (6.44%) DevOps Engineer
6 51 (5.97%) Software Engineer
7 48 (5.62%) Test Engineer
8 47 (5.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 47 (5.50%) React Developer
9 45 (5.27%) Senior Developer
10 41 (4.80%) Lead Developer
11 39 (4.57%) PHP Developer
12 38 (4.45%) Digital Project Manager
13 36 (4.22%) QA Engineer
14 32 (3.75%) Java Developer
14 32 (3.75%) Product Manager
14 32 (3.75%) Test Automation Engineer
15 31 (3.63%) Business Analyst
15 31 (3.63%) Senior DevOps
15 31 (3.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (17.45%) HTML
2 138 (16.16%) CSS
3 117 (13.70%) .NET
4 108 (12.65%) React
5 98 (11.48%) Web Services
6 97 (11.36%) REST
7 81 (9.48%) AngularJS
8 75 (8.78%) SOAP
9 66 (7.73%) jQuery
10 65 (7.61%) RESTful
11 57 (6.67%) HTML5
12 54 (6.32%) React Native
13 50 (5.85%) LAMP
14 47 (5.50%) Node.js
15 44 (5.15%) Redux
15 44 (5.15%) Spring
16 36 (4.22%) Ajax
17 32 (3.75%) .NET Core
18 30 (3.51%) ASP.NET
18 30 (3.51%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 104 (12.18%) User Experience
2 52 (6.09%) Greenfield Project
3 42 (4.92%) Mobile App
4 40 (4.68%) Self-Motivation
5 22 (2.58%) Digital Media
6 17 (1.99%) PMI
7 15 (1.76%) 3D Graphics
8 14 (1.64%) Legacy Systems
9 12 (1.41%) Analytical Mindset
10 10 (1.17%) iPad
11 9 (1.05%) CMDB
11 9 (1.05%) Hedge funds
12 8 (0.94%) Data Centre
12 8 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
12 8 (0.94%) Public Cloud
12 8 (0.94%) Virtual Team
13 7 (0.82%) Driving Licence
14 6 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.70%) Xbox
15 5 (0.59%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 149 (17.45%) Linux
2 70 (8.20%) Windows
3 49 (5.74%) Android
4 48 (5.62%) Apple iOS
5 23 (2.69%) VMS
6 20 (2.34%) Windows Server
7 11 (1.29%) CentOS
7 11 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (1.17%) Debian
9 9 (1.05%) Ubuntu
9 9 (1.05%) Unix
10 8 (0.94%) Windows 10
11 6 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
11 6 (0.70%) Solaris
11 6 (0.70%) Windows Server 2019
12 3 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2016
13 2 (0.23%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.12%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 579 (67.80%) Agile Software Development
2 258 (30.21%) Scrum
3 230 (26.93%) DevOps
4 187 (21.90%) Problem-Solving
5 146 (17.10%) Test Automation
6 115 (13.47%) Project Management
7 108 (12.65%) Mentoring
8 103 (12.06%) Continuous Integration
9 97 (11.36%) BDD
10 96 (11.24%) SDLC
11 93 (10.89%) TDD
12 91 (10.66%) User Stories
13 90 (10.54%) Software Testing
14 82 (9.60%) Software Engineering
15 78 (9.13%) Front End Development
16 77 (9.02%) Computer Science
16 77 (9.02%) Full Stack Development
17 69 (8.08%) MVC
18 64 (7.49%) Microservices
19 62 (7.26%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 223 (26.11%) JavaScript
2 168 (19.67%) SQL
3 143 (16.74%) Java
4 126 (14.75%) Python
5 118 (13.82%) C#
6 98 (11.48%) PHP
7 64 (7.49%) TypeScript
8 38 (4.45%) PowerShell
9 30 (3.51%) C++
9 30 (3.51%) ES6
10 24 (2.81%) Bash Shell
11 22 (2.58%) C
12 20 (2.34%) PHP 7
13 13 (1.52%) Perl
14 12 (1.41%) Apple Swift
14 12 (1.41%) PHP 5
15 11 (1.29%) Objective-C
15 11 (1.29%) Ruby
16 9 (1.05%) Java 8
17 7 (0.82%) XPath
Qualifications
1 123 (14.40%) Degree
2 52 (6.09%) Security Cleared
3 47 (5.50%) SC Cleared
4 31 (3.63%) ISTQB
5 30 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
6 21 (2.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 21 (2.46%) PMI Certification
7 17 (1.99%) ISEB
8 16 (1.87%) APMP
9 10 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (1.17%) Master's Degree
9 10 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (1.05%) HND
11 7 (0.82%) CCNA
11 7 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (0.70%) CEH
12 6 (0.70%) CISA
12 6 (0.70%) GIAC
12 6 (0.70%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (12.30%) QA
2 18 (2.11%) PMO
3 16 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (1.76%) GDPR
5 11 (1.29%) NIST
6 9 (1.05%) Accessibility
7 6 (0.70%) SLA
8 5 (0.59%) Def Stans
8 5 (0.59%) SOC 2
9 4 (0.47%) NCSC
10 2 (0.23%) Good Clinical Practice
10 2 (0.23%) GRC
11 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 15288
11 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 103 (12.06%) Docker
2 47 (5.50%) Active Directory
3 19 (2.22%) Firmware
4 14 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (1.41%) vSphere
6 4 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.23%) Postfix
7 2 (0.23%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.23%) Xen
8 1 (0.12%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.12%) NFS
Systems Management
1 100 (11.71%) Kubernetes
2 63 (7.38%) Ansible
3 62 (7.26%) Terraform
4 10 (1.17%) Microsoft Intune
5 9 (1.05%) HP ALM
5 9 (1.05%) Puppet
6 6 (0.70%) Grafana
6 6 (0.70%) HP Fortify
6 6 (0.70%) WebInspect
7 5 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.23%) Perfmon
9 2 (0.23%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.12%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (0.12%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (0.12%) Packer
10 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 105 (12.30%) Microsoft
2 50 (5.85%) Oracle
3 33 (3.86%) Atlassian
4 29 (3.40%) Salesforce.com
5 27 (3.16%) Splunk
6 25 (2.93%) SAP
7 21 (2.46%) VMware
8 19 (2.22%) Zend
9 18 (2.11%) Dynatrace
10 13 (1.52%) Sage
11 12 (1.41%) HP
12 11 (1.29%) Cisco
13 10 (1.17%) Elastic Path
13 10 (1.17%) Google
13 10 (1.17%) ServiceNow
14 8 (0.94%) Black Duck
14 8 (0.94%) Palo Alto
15 7 (0.82%) hybris
16 6 (0.70%) Qualys
16 6 (0.70%) Sitecore