Period
to 13 July 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 13 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
England > South East
6 months to
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 58 56 83
Rank change year-on-year -2 +27 +35
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 589 1,263 1,132
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.40% 4.71% 3.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.71% 21.99% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 536 1,049 1,001
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £77,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 2,713 5,744 6,694
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.28% 21.42% 21.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2,340 4,787 5,823
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £31,503
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £66,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%

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 13 July 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 13 July 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 +11 242 £57,500 +4.55% 13
Hampshire +6 179 £45,000 - 8
Berkshire +22 135 £57,500 - 9
Surrey +32 108 £57,500 +4.55% 11
Oxfordshire -7 63 £52,500 -12.50%
Buckinghamshire -14 44 £50,000 -4.76% 4
East Sussex -4 25 £47,500 -14.41% 1
West Sussex -45 20 £50,000 -9.09% 6
Kent +22 13 £46,000 +22.67% 1
JIRA
England

For the 6 months to 13 July 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.

1 371 (62.99%) Agile Software Development
2 255 (43.29%) Confluence
3 164 (27.84%) Git (software)
4 150 (25.47%) Test Automation
5 148 (25.13%) Scrum
6 139 (23.60%) C#
7 133 (22.58%) Java
8 128 (21.73%) Jenkins
9 123 (20.88%) Software Engineering
10 120 (20.37%) DevOps
11 111 (18.85%) Azure
11 111 (18.85%) SQL
12 103 (17.49%) Selenium
13 102 (17.32%) Linux
14 97 (16.47%) AWS
15 93 (15.79%) JavaScript
16 89 (15.11%) HTML
17 87 (14.77%) Docker
18 84 (14.26%) QA
19 77 (13.07%) TDD
20 76 (12.90%) CSS
20 76 (12.90%) Windows
21 74 (12.56%) Degree
22 71 (12.05%) .NET
22 71 (12.05%) React
22 71 (12.05%) Problem-Solving
23 69 (11.71%) SaaS
24 68 (11.54%) Finance
24 68 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
25 64 (10.87%) Mobile App

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
1 255 (43.29%) Confluence
2 31 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 23 (3.90%) CMS
4 14 (2.38%) Tomcat
5 13 (2.21%) WebSphere
6 12 (2.04%) Umbraco
7 9 (1.53%) Apache
7 9 (1.53%) CICS
8 7 (1.19%) IIS
9 4 (0.68%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.51%) JBoss
10 3 (0.51%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.51%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.34%) Apache ServiceMix
11 2 (0.34%) Headless CMS
12 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.17%) GeoServer
12 1 (0.17%) Mule ESB
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 19 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (3.06%) Microsoft Project
3 13 (2.21%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (1.36%) Camtasia
4 8 (1.36%) MadCap Flare
5 6 (1.02%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.34%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.17%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 6 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.34%) assyst
3 1 (0.17%) Magento
3 1 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.17%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 111 (18.85%) Azure
2 97 (16.47%) AWS
3 69 (11.71%) SaaS
4 25 (4.24%) Slack
5 24 (4.07%) GitHub
6 18 (3.06%) OpenShift
7 17 (2.89%) PaaS
8 16 (2.72%) GCP
9 11 (1.87%) Serverless
10 10 (1.70%) IaaS
11 9 (1.53%) BrowserStack
12 8 (1.36%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 8 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (0.85%) Power Platform
14 4 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (0.68%) BlazeMeter
14 4 (0.68%) npm
15 3 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
15 3 (0.51%) Office 365
15 3 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.89%) HTTP
2 15 (2.55%) Wireless
3 11 (1.87%) 5G
3 11 (1.87%) DNS
4 8 (1.36%) SAN
5 7 (1.19%) SSH
6 6 (1.02%) FTP
7 5 (0.85%) Firewall
7 5 (0.85%) IPv6
8 4 (0.68%) ADSL
8 4 (0.68%) ATM
8 4 (0.68%) BGP
8 4 (0.68%) Internet
8 4 (0.68%) LTE
8 4 (0.68%) Network Security
8 4 (0.68%) OSPF
8 4 (0.68%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (0.68%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.68%) VoIP
9 3 (0.51%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (7.98%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 16 (2.72%) MySQL
5 14 (2.38%) Big Data
5 14 (2.38%) MongoDB
6 11 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (1.87%) DB2
6 11 (1.87%) NoSQL
7 9 (1.53%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (1.02%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.85%) MariaDB
10 5 (0.85%) Power BI
11 4 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.68%) Qlik Sense
11 4 (0.68%) QlikView
12 3 (0.51%) Cosmos DB
12 3 (0.51%) Redis
13 2 (0.34%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 164 (27.84%) Git (software)
2 128 (21.73%) Jenkins
3 103 (17.49%) Selenium
4 62 (10.53%) Cucumber
5 61 (10.36%) Bitbucket
6 40 (6.79%) Xcode
7 36 (6.11%) Visual Studio
8 33 (5.60%) WebDriver
9 30 (5.09%) JUnit
10 29 (4.92%) Android Studio
11 26 (4.41%) Maven
11 26 (4.41%) SpecFlow
12 24 (4.07%) Subversion
13 22 (3.74%) Postman
14 21 (3.57%) JMeter
14 21 (3.57%) TeamCity
15 19 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
16 15 (2.55%) TestRail
17 14 (2.38%) Gradle
18 13 (2.21%) SoapUI
General
1 68 (11.54%) Finance
2 18 (3.06%) Telecoms
3 16 (2.72%) Retail
4 15 (2.55%) Back Office
5 10 (1.70%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.53%) Public Sector
7 8 (1.36%) Electronics
8 7 (1.19%) Banking
8 7 (1.19%) Games
8 7 (1.19%) Marketing
9 6 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.85%) Automotive
11 4 (0.68%) Publishing
12 3 (0.51%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.34%) Advertising
13 2 (0.34%) Billing
13 2 (0.34%) Korean Language
13 2 (0.34%) Local Government
14 1 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 152 (25.81%) Developer
2 110 (18.68%) Analyst
3 49 (8.32%) Software Engineer
4 43 (7.30%) Test Analyst
5 39 (6.62%) React Developer
6 37 (6.28%) Test Engineer
7 35 (5.94%) Business Analyst
8 33 (5.60%) Tester
9 31 (5.26%) .NET Developer
9 31 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
9 31 (5.26%) Project Manager
10 29 (4.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 27 (4.58%) Java Developer
12 25 (4.24%) Mobile Developer
13 23 (3.90%) Test Automation Engineer
14 21 (3.57%) Senior Developer
15 20 (3.40%) C# Developer
16 19 (3.23%) C++ Software Engineer
17 18 (3.06%) Automation Test Analyst
18 17 (2.89%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (15.11%) HTML
2 76 (12.90%) CSS
3 71 (12.05%) .NET
3 71 (12.05%) React
4 51 (8.66%) AngularJS
5 50 (8.49%) Redux
6 46 (7.81%) Spring
7 43 (7.30%) React Native
8 37 (6.28%) REST
9 36 (6.11%) RESTful
9 36 (6.11%) Web Services
10 33 (5.60%) XML
11 32 (5.43%) HTML5
12 28 (4.75%) Node.js
13 26 (4.41%) .NET Framework
13 26 (4.41%) ASP.NET
14 24 (4.07%) JSON
15 23 (3.90%) jQuery
16 21 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
16 21 (3.57%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 64 (10.87%) Mobile App
2 60 (10.19%) Greenfield Project
3 47 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (4.07%) User Experience
5 19 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (3.06%) Algorithms
7 15 (2.55%) iPad
8 13 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (2.21%) Mainframe
9 11 (1.87%) Cloud Native
9 11 (1.87%) Device Driver
9 11 (1.87%) SIMD
10 10 (1.70%) Data Centre
10 10 (1.70%) Public Cloud
11 9 (1.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 9 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
11 9 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
11 9 (1.53%) Tandem
12 8 (1.36%) Data Structures
13 6 (1.02%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 102 (17.32%) Linux
2 76 (12.90%) Windows
3 37 (6.28%) Android
4 30 (5.09%) Apple iOS
5 12 (2.04%) CentOS
6 11 (1.87%) Unix
7 7 (1.19%) Windows 10
7 7 (1.19%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.02%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (1.02%) Kali Linux
8 6 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.02%) Solaris
8 6 (1.02%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.68%) Debian
9 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2016
10 3 (0.51%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.34%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.34%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 371 (62.99%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (25.47%) Test Automation
3 148 (25.13%) Scrum
4 123 (20.88%) Software Engineering
5 120 (20.37%) DevOps
6 77 (13.07%) TDD
7 71 (12.05%) Problem-Solving
8 68 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
9 62 (10.53%) Waterfall
10 61 (10.36%) Microservices
11 54 (9.17%) Software Testing
12 50 (8.49%) Mobile Development
13 49 (8.32%) Project Management
13 49 (8.32%) SDLC
14 48 (8.15%) Software Delivery
14 48 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
15 43 (7.30%) Project Delivery
16 42 (7.13%) Manual Testing
16 42 (7.13%) Unit Testing
17 41 (6.96%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 139 (23.60%) C#
2 133 (22.58%) Java
3 111 (18.85%) SQL
4 93 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 61 (10.36%) C++
6 60 (10.19%) Python
7 50 (8.49%) C
8 31 (5.26%) Bash Shell
9 27 (4.58%) PHP
10 24 (4.07%) TypeScript
11 19 (3.23%) Java 8
12 12 (2.04%) Assembly Language
12 12 (2.04%) Kotlin
13 10 (1.70%) VB
14 9 (1.53%) Perl
15 8 (1.36%) MATLAB
15 8 (1.36%) Ruby
16 7 (1.19%) Shell Script
17 6 (1.02%) COBOL
18 5 (0.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 74 (12.56%) Degree
2 62 (10.53%) ISTQB
3 58 (9.85%) ISEB
4 41 (6.96%) Security Cleared
5 27 (4.58%) SC Cleared
6 11 (1.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (1.70%) PMI Certification
8 9 (1.53%) PMP
9 8 (1.36%) CEH
10 7 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (1.02%) CREST Certified
11 6 (1.02%) GIAC
12 5 (0.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 4 (0.68%) CCNP
13 4 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.68%) CISSP
13 4 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
14 3 (0.51%) AWS Certification
15 2 (0.34%) OSCE
15 2 (0.34%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (14.26%) QA
2 13 (2.21%) GDPR
3 10 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.53%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.02%) SLA
6 4 (0.68%) IEC 62304
6 4 (0.68%) PMO
7 3 (0.51%) IEC 61508
7 3 (0.51%) ISO 13485
7 3 (0.51%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.34%) NIST
9 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 87 (14.77%) Docker
2 14 (2.38%) Firmware
3 9 (1.53%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.02%) RACF
4 6 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.85%) ACF2
6 4 (0.68%) vSphere
7 3 (0.51%) LXC
8 2 (0.34%) Postfix
9 1 (0.17%) GeoWebCache
9 1 (0.17%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 1 (0.17%) NFS
9 1 (0.17%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.17%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 49 (8.32%) Kubernetes
2 28 (4.75%) Ansible
3 27 (4.58%) Terraform
4 15 (2.55%) Puppet
5 13 (2.21%) HP ALM
6 8 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.68%) Nessus
8 3 (0.51%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.34%) HP Fortify
9 2 (0.34%) Istio
9 2 (0.34%) MIIS
9 2 (0.34%) WebInspect
10 1 (0.17%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 58 (9.85%) Microsoft
2 39 (6.62%) Oracle
3 31 (5.26%) Atlassian
4 30 (5.09%) HP
5 21 (3.57%) SAP
6 16 (2.72%) VMware
7 14 (2.38%) Red Hat
8 12 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (1.70%) Adobe
9 10 (1.70%) IBM
10 9 (1.53%) ServiceNow
11 8 (1.36%) Cadence
11 8 (1.36%) Juniper
12 7 (1.19%) Remedy
13 6 (1.02%) Cisco
13 6 (1.02%) F5
13 6 (1.02%) Google
13 6 (1.02%) Qualys
13 6 (1.02%) Synopsys
14 5 (0.85%) Intel