Period
to 17 January 2022

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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
England > South East
6 months to
17 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 70 73 63
Rank change year-on-year +3 -10 +10
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 717 390 965
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.12% 4.01% 4.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.34% 19.29% 20.62%
Number of salaries quoted 514 315 751
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,350 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,125 £42,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £68,438 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +5.58%

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 3,525 2,022 4,681
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.26% 20.77% 20.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2,411 1,755 3,924
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 January 2022.

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 January 2022. 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 +25 265 £50,000 -13.04% 42
Hampshire -3 198 £45,000 - 27
Berkshire +17 156 £52,500 -12.50% 23
Surrey -25 134 £70,000 +21.74% 18
Buckinghamshire +8 80 £45,000 -14.29% 12
West Sussex -12 47 £52,500 -19.23% 11
Oxfordshire -5 31 £48,750 +17.47% 7
East Sussex -23 25 £80,000 +100.00% 1
Kent -40 19 £51,500 +14.44% 11
Home Counties - 3 £62,500 -
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2022, 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.

1 508 (70.85%) Agile Software Development
2 225 (31.38%) Confluence
3 199 (27.75%) Scrum
4 177 (24.69%) Social Skills
5 168 (23.43%) JavaScript
6 162 (22.59%) Linux
6 162 (22.59%) Jenkins
7 152 (21.20%) Python
8 149 (20.78%) Java
9 146 (20.36%) Software Engineering
10 145 (20.22%) AWS
11 144 (20.08%) DevOps
12 134 (18.69%) Degree
13 133 (18.55%) Problem-Solving
14 132 (18.41%) Test Automation
15 131 (18.27%) Git (software)
15 131 (18.27%) SQL
16 130 (18.13%) Finance
17 128 (17.85%) C#
18 117 (16.32%) HTML
19 115 (16.04%) CSS
20 106 (14.78%) Azure
21 102 (14.23%) Computer Science
22 101 (14.09%) QA
22 101 (14.09%) Microsoft
23 100 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
24 96 (13.39%) Software Testing
24 96 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
25 88 (12.27%) C++
25 88 (12.27%) Project Management

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
1 225 (31.38%) Confluence
2 26 (3.63%) CMS
3 24 (3.35%) SharePoint
4 17 (2.37%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (1.95%) Tomcat
6 13 (1.81%) WebLogic
7 12 (1.67%) Jupyter
8 10 (1.39%) IIS
9 9 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
9 9 (1.26%) WordPress
10 8 (1.12%) OpenStack
11 7 (0.98%) Apache
12 6 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
12 6 (0.84%) Umbraco
13 5 (0.70%) Apache Spark
14 4 (0.56%) Drupal
14 4 (0.56%) JBoss
15 2 (0.28%) Apache Solr
15 2 (0.28%) nginx
15 2 (0.28%) SAP EP
Applications
1 55 (7.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (4.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 29 (4.04%) Microsoft Office
4 27 (3.77%) Microsoft Project
5 23 (3.21%) MS Visio
6 9 (1.26%) Windchill
7 6 (0.84%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.56%) GIMP
8 4 (0.56%) Simulink
9 3 (0.42%) Adobe XD
10 2 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.14%) PTC Creo
11 1 (0.14%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 16 (2.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 11 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.26%) Oracle Cash Management
3 9 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (1.26%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (1.26%) Oracle General Ledger
3 9 (1.26%) Oracle Payables
3 9 (1.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 9 (1.26%) Oracle Receivables
4 8 (1.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 7 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.84%) Sage 200
7 5 (0.70%) Magento
7 5 (0.70%) SAP S/4HANA
7 5 (0.70%) Workday HCM
8 3 (0.42%) Workfront
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (0.28%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.28%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 145 (20.22%) AWS
2 106 (14.78%) Azure
3 76 (10.60%) SaaS
4 56 (7.81%) Serverless
5 42 (5.86%) GitHub
6 37 (5.16%) GCP
7 30 (4.18%) AWS Lambda
8 25 (3.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 17 (2.37%) AWS Fargate
10 16 (2.23%) Amazon Cognito
10 16 (2.23%) PaaS
11 14 (1.95%) Slack
12 12 (1.67%) Azure Data Factory
12 12 (1.67%) IaaS
13 11 (1.53%) Microsoft 365
14 10 (1.39%) Amazon S3
14 10 (1.39%) Dynamics 365
15 9 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
15 9 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
15 9 (1.26%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.63%) TCP/IP
2 23 (3.21%) DNS
3 19 (2.65%) Firewall
4 16 (2.23%) HTTP
5 14 (1.95%) SSL
6 11 (1.53%) IPsec
7 10 (1.39%) Internet
8 9 (1.26%) DHCP
9 8 (1.12%) VPN
10 7 (0.98%) MQTT
10 7 (0.98%) PPP
10 7 (0.98%) Software-Defined Radio
11 6 (0.84%) VLAN
11 6 (0.84%) VoIP
12 5 (0.70%) 3GPP
12 5 (0.70%) Ethernet
12 5 (0.70%) Modbus
12 5 (0.70%) SSH
13 4 (0.56%) Network Security
13 4 (0.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (8.79%) SQL Server
2 54 (7.53%) MySQL
3 21 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (2.23%) NoSQL
6 15 (2.09%) MariaDB
7 14 (1.95%) MongoDB
8 12 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
9 10 (1.39%) Relational Database
10 9 (1.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 9 (1.26%) Power BI
11 8 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (0.98%) Data Lake
13 6 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 6 (0.84%) Oracle Database
13 6 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (0.70%) Big Data
14 5 (0.70%) Spatial Data
14 5 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 162 (22.59%) Jenkins
2 131 (18.27%) Git (software)
3 69 (9.62%) Bitbucket
4 58 (8.09%) Selenium
5 41 (5.72%) Postman
6 38 (5.30%) TestRail
7 35 (4.88%) Cucumber
8 28 (3.91%) GitLab
9 25 (3.49%) Visual Studio
10 24 (3.35%) SoapUI
10 24 (3.35%) Subversion
11 23 (3.21%) Cypress.io
12 22 (3.07%) JMeter
13 20 (2.79%) TeamCity
14 18 (2.51%) Maven
15 17 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
16 15 (2.09%) Axure RP
17 14 (1.95%) IntelliJ
17 14 (1.95%) SpecFlow
18 13 (1.81%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 177 (24.69%) Social Skills
2 130 (18.13%) Finance
3 100 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (6.56%) Marketing
5 42 (5.86%) Presentation Skills
6 28 (3.91%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 26 (3.63%) Retail
8 24 (3.35%) Pharmaceutical
9 23 (3.21%) Public Sector
9 23 (3.21%) Telecoms
10 21 (2.93%) Law
11 17 (2.37%) Organisational Skills
12 16 (2.23%) Banking
12 16 (2.23%) Legal
12 16 (2.23%) Military
13 15 (2.09%) Back Office
14 14 (1.95%) Games
15 11 (1.53%) Automotive
16 7 (0.98%) Electronics
17 4 (0.56%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 183 (25.52%) Developer
2 85 (11.85%) Analyst
3 69 (9.62%) Software Engineer
4 54 (7.53%) Project Manager
5 48 (6.69%) Test Engineer
6 46 (6.42%) Senior Developer
7 45 (6.28%) Business Analyst
8 37 (5.16%) PHP Developer
9 33 (4.60%) Software Developer
10 31 (4.32%) DevOps Engineer
10 31 (4.32%) Tester
11 26 (3.63%) Embedded Engineer
11 26 (3.63%) Java Developer
12 25 (3.49%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 23 (3.21%) IT Manager
13 23 (3.21%) Senior Software Engineer
14 22 (3.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 22 (3.07%) Scrum Master
14 22 (3.07%) Support Engineer
15 21 (2.93%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (16.32%) HTML
2 115 (16.04%) CSS
3 84 (11.72%) Web Services
4 74 (10.32%) React
5 65 (9.07%) .NET
5 65 (9.07%) REST
6 61 (8.51%) HTML5
7 51 (7.11%) AngularJS
8 43 (6.00%) CSS3
9 39 (5.44%) Vue.js
10 37 (5.16%) SOAP
11 35 (4.88%) XML
12 33 (4.60%) JSON
13 31 (4.32%) RESTful
14 27 (3.77%) Node.js
15 26 (3.63%) Ajax
16 25 (3.49%) jQuery
17 24 (3.35%) Swagger
18 23 (3.21%) Sass
19 20 (2.79%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 61 (8.51%) User Experience
2 46 (6.42%) Self-Motivation
3 39 (5.44%) Algorithms
4 24 (3.35%) Data Structures
5 20 (2.79%) Mobile App
6 19 (2.65%) PMI
7 17 (2.37%) Digital Media
7 17 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (2.37%) Virtual Team
8 15 (2.09%) Life Science
8 15 (2.09%) Management Information System
9 14 (1.95%) Device Driver
10 11 (1.53%) Greenfield Project
11 10 (1.39%) FPGA
11 10 (1.39%) SIMD
12 9 (1.26%) iPad
13 8 (1.12%) Cyber Defence
13 8 (1.12%) Cyberattack
14 7 (0.98%) CAN bus
15 6 (0.84%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 162 (22.59%) Linux
2 58 (8.09%) Windows
3 35 (4.88%) Unix
4 22 (3.07%) Embedded Linux
5 19 (2.65%) Apple iOS
6 16 (2.23%) Android
7 15 (2.09%) Windows Server
8 11 (1.53%) Mac OS
9 8 (1.12%) Debian
9 8 (1.12%) Ubuntu
9 8 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.84%) Windows 10
10 6 (0.84%) Windows Server 2019
11 5 (0.70%) FreeRTOS
11 5 (0.70%) VMS
12 4 (0.56%) CentOS
13 3 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.28%) Solaris
14 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 508 (70.85%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (27.75%) Scrum
3 146 (20.36%) Software Engineering
4 144 (20.08%) DevOps
5 133 (18.55%) Problem-Solving
6 132 (18.41%) Test Automation
7 102 (14.23%) Computer Science
8 96 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
8 96 (13.39%) Software Testing
9 88 (12.27%) Project Management
10 82 (11.44%) TDD
11 79 (11.02%) Mentoring
12 72 (10.04%) Full Stack Development
13 70 (9.76%) Workflow
14 62 (8.65%) Continuous Improvement
15 60 (8.37%) OO
16 59 (8.23%) Kanban
16 59 (8.23%) Stakeholder Management
17 57 (7.95%) Waterfall
18 54 (7.53%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 168 (23.43%) JavaScript
2 152 (21.20%) Python
3 149 (20.78%) Java
4 131 (18.27%) SQL
5 128 (17.85%) C#
6 88 (12.27%) C++
7 75 (10.46%) C
8 73 (10.18%) PHP
9 41 (5.72%) Bash
10 24 (3.35%) PHP 7
10 24 (3.35%) Ruby
11 23 (3.21%) Shell Script
12 20 (2.79%) Objective-C
13 17 (2.37%) Java 8
13 17 (2.37%) TypeScript
14 16 (2.23%) PowerShell
15 15 (2.09%) Perl
16 14 (1.95%) PHP 5
17 13 (1.81%) Embedded C++
17 13 (1.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 134 (18.69%) Degree
2 65 (9.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 45 (6.28%) Security Cleared
4 41 (5.72%) SC Cleared
5 39 (5.44%) ISTQB
6 28 (3.91%) PMI Certification
7 23 (3.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 22 (3.07%) Master's Degree
9 19 (2.65%) ISEB
10 15 (2.09%) APMP
11 13 (1.81%) PMP
12 8 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (1.12%) CSPO
12 8 (1.12%) MBA
13 7 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (0.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 4 (0.56%) CCNA
15 4 (0.56%) DV Cleared
16 2 (0.28%) CEH
16 2 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (14.09%) QA
2 24 (3.35%) Accessibility
3 13 (1.81%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.81%) PMO
3 13 (1.81%) SLA
4 8 (1.12%) Def Stans
5 4 (0.56%) GDPR
5 4 (0.56%) WCAG
6 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.28%) NIST
7 1 (0.14%) PMBOK
System Software
1 70 (9.76%) Docker
2 14 (1.95%) Firmware
3 12 (1.67%) Active Directory
4 11 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.98%) vSphere
6 3 (0.42%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.42%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.14%) Openswan
7 1 (0.14%) PowerDNS
Systems Management
1 62 (8.65%) Kubernetes
2 38 (5.30%) Terraform
3 30 (4.18%) Ansible
4 17 (2.37%) Grafana
5 11 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (1.12%) PTC Integrity
7 6 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (0.84%) Prometheus
8 4 (0.56%) HP ALM
8 4 (0.56%) Kibana
9 3 (0.42%) Puppet
9 3 (0.42%) QRadar
9 3 (0.42%) WSUS
10 2 (0.28%) HP Fortify
10 2 (0.28%) WebInspect
10 2 (0.28%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.14%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 101 (14.09%) Microsoft
2 34 (4.74%) Atlassian
3 30 (4.18%) Salesforce.com
4 24 (3.35%) Oracle
5 20 (2.79%) HP
6 19 (2.65%) Google
7 16 (2.23%) EMC
8 15 (2.09%) Intel
9 14 (1.95%) VMware
9 14 (1.95%) Zend
10 12 (1.67%) CA Agile Central
11 11 (1.53%) Palo Alto
11 11 (1.53%) YouTube
12 9 (1.26%) PTC
12 9 (1.26%) SAP
12 9 (1.26%) Splunk
13 8 (1.12%) LexisNexis
13 8 (1.12%) Sitecore
13 8 (1.12%) Sparx
13 8 (1.12%) Workday