Period
to 30 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 30 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 76 65 71
Rank change year-on-year -11 +6 +30
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 1,106 3,354 3,586
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 3.95% 4.28% 3.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.48% 21.92% 18.80%
Number of salaries quoted 929 2,627 2,878
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £73,750 £66,400
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 UK excluding London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 5,985 15,303 19,076
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 21.39% 19.52% 20.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4,970 12,044 15,622
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,199 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in the UK excluding London

JIRA
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing JIRA in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for JIRA in the UK excluding London

JIRA
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing JIRA in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 30 October 2020.

Salary histogram for JIRA in the UK excluding London

JIRA
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 30 October 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
South East +2 359 £51,500 -6.36% 71
North of England -22 234 £47,500 +5.56% 79
Midlands +27 179 £48,500 -3.00% 59
South West -8 158 £50,000 +5.26% 37
North West -25 129 £45,000 +2.27% 34
West Midlands +39 125 £47,000 -6.00% 46
East of England -7 84 £50,000 +11.11% 39
Yorkshire +3 77 £50,000 +11.11% 38
Scotland +16 63 £42,500 -14.14% 28
East Midlands +13 54 £50,000 +5.26% 13
North East 0 28 £55,000 +15.79% 7
Wales -5 21 £47,500 +21.79% 6
Northern Ireland +23 10 £35,000 -17.65% 4
JIRA
UK

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for JIRA.

1 724 (65.46%) Agile Software Development
2 375 (33.91%) Confluence
3 355 (32.10%) Scrum
4 315 (28.48%) Git (software)
5 303 (27.40%) Test Automation
6 277 (25.05%) SQL
7 271 (24.50%) DevOps
8 266 (24.05%) JavaScript
9 262 (23.69%) AWS
10 261 (23.60%) Java
11 248 (22.42%) C#
12 218 (19.71%) Jenkins
13 200 (18.08%) Linux
14 191 (17.27%) HTML
15 186 (16.82%) Azure
16 183 (16.55%) Docker
17 173 (15.64%) Python
18 159 (14.38%) Finance
19 155 (14.01%) CSS
20 154 (13.92%) Selenium
21 150 (13.56%) Software Engineering
22 145 (13.11%) QA
22 145 (13.11%) Microservices
23 144 (13.02%) Kanban
24 142 (12.84%) .NET
25 130 (11.75%) Bitbucket
25 130 (11.75%) Problem-Solving
26 129 (11.66%) Microsoft
27 128 (11.57%) SQL Server
28 120 (10.85%) Continuous Integration

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 375 (33.91%) Confluence
2 49 (4.43%) SharePoint
3 23 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
4 22 (1.99%) CMS
5 18 (1.63%) Tomcat
6 14 (1.27%) nginx
7 13 (1.18%) Apache
7 13 (1.18%) JBoss
7 13 (1.18%) WebSphere
8 9 (0.81%) Apache Spark
9 7 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 7 (0.63%) GlassFish
9 7 (0.63%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.54%) Mule
11 5 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.45%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.36%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.36%) IIS
12 4 (0.36%) MQSeries
12 4 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (2.62%) Microsoft Office
1 29 (2.62%) Microsoft Project
2 21 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (1.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (1.63%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.72%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.18%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.18%) Simulink
6 2 (0.18%) SketchUp
7 1 (0.090%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.090%) Figma
7 1 (0.090%) MadCap Flare
Business Applications
1 10 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.72%) SAP Hybris
3 7 (0.63%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 5 (0.45%) Magento
5 4 (0.36%) BASE24
5 4 (0.36%) Eikon
5 4 (0.36%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 4 (0.36%) thinkFolio
6 3 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.27%) Shopify
7 2 (0.18%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.18%) SAP FI-CA
7 2 (0.18%) SAP PSCD
8 1 (0.090%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.090%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.090%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.090%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.090%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.090%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 262 (23.69%) AWS
2 186 (16.82%) Azure
3 68 (6.15%) SaaS
4 39 (3.53%) GitHub
5 38 (3.44%) GCP
6 31 (2.80%) Serverless
7 28 (2.53%) AWS Lambda
7 28 (2.53%) Slack
8 27 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
9 26 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
9 26 (2.35%) Amazon S3
10 24 (2.17%) PaaS
11 23 (2.08%) OpenShift
12 21 (1.90%) Sauce Labs
13 20 (1.81%) npm
13 20 (1.81%) Power Platform
14 17 (1.54%) Office 365
15 11 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
16 10 (0.90%) Firebase
16 10 (0.90%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.99%) VPN
2 19 (1.72%) Firewall
3 12 (1.08%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.90%) DNS
5 9 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (0.72%) 5G
6 8 (0.72%) LAN
6 8 (0.72%) Skype
6 8 (0.72%) SSH
7 7 (0.63%) HTTP
7 7 (0.63%) Wireless
8 6 (0.54%) Internet
8 6 (0.54%) Network Security
8 6 (0.54%) WAN
9 5 (0.45%) Bluetooth
10 4 (0.36%) ATM
10 4 (0.36%) Ethernet
10 4 (0.36%) IPv6
10 4 (0.36%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (0.27%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (11.57%) SQL Server
2 83 (7.50%) NoSQL
3 77 (6.96%) MySQL
4 67 (6.06%) MongoDB
5 49 (4.43%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
6 24 (2.17%) Big Data
7 21 (1.90%) Oracle Database
8 19 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 19 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (1.72%) Relational Database
8 19 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (1.45%) Hadoop
10 14 (1.27%) JasperReports
11 13 (1.18%) Redis
12 11 (0.99%) BigQuery
12 11 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (0.90%) HBase
13 10 (0.90%) Power BI
14 9 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 315 (28.48%) Git (software)
2 218 (19.71%) Jenkins
3 154 (13.92%) Selenium
4 130 (11.75%) Bitbucket
5 64 (5.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 63 (5.70%) JUnit
6 63 (5.70%) SoapUI
7 62 (5.61%) Cucumber
8 60 (5.42%) Maven
9 57 (5.15%) WebDriver
10 47 (4.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 38 (3.44%) GitLab
12 32 (2.89%) Subversion
13 31 (2.80%) TeamCity
14 26 (2.35%) Visual Studio
15 25 (2.26%) Artifactory
16 24 (2.17%) Xcode
17 22 (1.99%) eggPlant
17 22 (1.99%) Postman
17 22 (1.99%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 159 (14.38%) Finance
2 44 (3.98%) Retail
3 32 (2.89%) Manufacturing
4 31 (2.80%) Public Sector
5 26 (2.35%) Marketing
6 24 (2.17%) Games
7 18 (1.63%) Electronics
8 15 (1.36%) Telecoms
9 14 (1.27%) Law
10 12 (1.08%) Publishing
11 11 (0.99%) Aerospace
11 11 (0.99%) Automotive
12 9 (0.81%) Banking
12 9 (0.81%) Korean Language
13 8 (0.72%) German Language
13 8 (0.72%) Local Government
13 8 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.54%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.54%) Legal
15 5 (0.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 407 (36.80%) Developer
2 110 (9.95%) Analyst
3 97 (8.77%) Software Engineer
4 75 (6.78%) Test Engineer
5 72 (6.51%) Tester
6 68 (6.15%) Senior Developer
7 57 (5.15%) C# Developer
8 52 (4.70%) Project Manager
9 50 (4.52%) Java Developer
10 49 (4.43%) Automation Tester
11 48 (4.34%) DevOps Engineer
12 47 (4.25%) .NET Developer
12 47 (4.25%) Scrum Master
13 43 (3.89%) Software Developer
14 41 (3.71%) Business Analyst
14 41 (3.71%) Test Analyst
14 41 (3.71%) Test Automation Engineer
15 36 (3.25%) Scala Developer
16 34 (3.07%) Developer in Test
17 32 (2.89%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (17.27%) HTML
2 155 (14.01%) CSS
3 142 (12.84%) .NET
4 113 (10.22%) RESTful
5 103 (9.31%) React
6 98 (8.86%) JSON
7 95 (8.59%) AngularJS
8 87 (7.87%) Web Services
9 79 (7.14%) Node.js
10 77 (6.96%) REST
11 75 (6.78%) Spring
12 70 (6.33%) XML
13 63 (5.70%) jQuery
14 61 (5.52%) SOAP
15 58 (5.24%) .NET Core
16 57 (5.15%) ASP.NET
17 47 (4.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 40 (3.62%) HTML5
19 39 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC
20 38 (3.44%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 90 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (6.69%) Mobile App
3 66 (5.97%) User Experience
4 48 (4.34%) Greenfield Project
5 27 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
6 23 (2.08%) Algorithms
6 23 (2.08%) Public Cloud
7 22 (1.99%) Client/Server
8 20 (1.81%) Data Centre
9 18 (1.63%) Cloud Native
9 18 (1.63%) Mainframe
10 15 (1.36%) Virtual Team
11 14 (1.27%) Management Information System
12 12 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (1.08%) Wiki
13 10 (0.90%) Social Media
14 9 (0.81%) PKI
15 8 (0.72%) Device Driver
15 8 (0.72%) Replication
15 8 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 200 (18.08%) Linux
2 92 (8.32%) Windows
3 45 (4.07%) Android
4 42 (3.80%) Apple iOS
5 37 (3.35%) Unix
6 36 (3.25%) CentOS
7 29 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (2.35%) Windows Server
9 15 (1.36%) Ubuntu
10 9 (0.81%) Windows 10
11 8 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
12 7 (0.63%) CoreOS
13 6 (0.54%) Kali Linux
13 6 (0.54%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.18%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.18%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.18%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 724 (65.46%) Agile Software Development
2 355 (32.10%) Scrum
3 303 (27.40%) Test Automation
4 271 (24.50%) DevOps
5 150 (13.56%) Software Engineering
6 145 (13.11%) Microservices
7 144 (13.02%) Kanban
8 130 (11.75%) Problem-Solving
9 120 (10.85%) Continuous Integration
10 118 (10.67%) TDD
11 107 (9.67%) SDLC
12 104 (9.40%) Mentoring
13 91 (8.23%) Project Management
14 89 (8.05%) MVC
15 84 (7.59%) Test Scripting
16 80 (7.23%) BDD
17 73 (6.60%) Analytics
18 71 (6.42%) Technical Leadership
19 69 (6.24%) Test Strategy
20 64 (5.79%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 277 (25.05%) SQL
2 266 (24.05%) JavaScript
3 261 (23.60%) Java
4 248 (22.42%) C#
5 173 (15.64%) Python
6 72 (6.51%) C++
7 69 (6.24%) TypeScript
8 67 (6.06%) PHP
9 66 (5.97%) C
10 65 (5.88%) Bash Shell
10 65 (5.88%) PowerShell
11 42 (3.80%) Scala
12 36 (3.25%) T-SQL
13 30 (2.71%) PL/SQL
14 20 (1.81%) Java 8
15 16 (1.45%) Apex Code
15 16 (1.45%) Apple Swift
16 15 (1.36%) XPath
17 13 (1.18%) Kotlin
18 12 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 100 (9.04%) Security Cleared
2 95 (8.59%) Degree
3 66 (5.97%) ISTQB
4 64 (5.79%) SC Cleared
5 58 (5.24%) ISEB
6 32 (2.89%) DV Cleared
7 23 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 22 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
9 21 (1.90%) ISEB Practitioner
10 15 (1.36%) AWS Certification
11 7 (0.63%) HNC
11 7 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (0.54%) CEH
12 6 (0.54%) CREST Certified
12 6 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.36%) CSPO
13 4 (0.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 4 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (0.27%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (13.11%) QA
2 21 (1.90%) GDPR
3 15 (1.36%) PMO
4 11 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.90%) SLA
6 5 (0.45%) JTAG
7 4 (0.36%) ISO 8583
8 3 (0.27%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.090%) GxP
9 1 (0.090%) ISO 26262
9 1 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.090%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 183 (16.55%) Docker
2 20 (1.81%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.81%) VirtualBox
5 8 (0.72%) Varnish
6 7 (0.63%) Firmware
6 7 (0.63%) GlusterFS
7 6 (0.54%) vSphere
8 5 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (0.45%) LXC
9 4 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.27%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.27%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.18%) HDFS
11 2 (0.18%) iptables
11 2 (0.18%) KVM
11 2 (0.18%) vCloud
12 1 (0.090%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 94 (8.50%) Ansible
2 93 (8.41%) Kubernetes
3 79 (7.14%) Terraform
4 27 (2.44%) Puppet
5 24 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (0.72%) Nagios
8 7 (0.63%) HP ALM
9 4 (0.36%) Grafana
9 4 (0.36%) Kibana
9 4 (0.36%) SCCM
9 4 (0.36%) vCenter Server
10 3 (0.27%) Capistrano
10 3 (0.27%) Mesos
10 3 (0.27%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.27%) WSUS
11 2 (0.18%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.18%) Marathon
11 2 (0.18%) Proxmox
11 2 (0.18%) vRealize
Vendors
1 129 (11.66%) Microsoft
2 93 (8.41%) Atlassian
3 61 (5.52%) Oracle
4 53 (4.79%) Google
5 41 (3.71%) Red Hat
6 32 (2.89%) Salesforce.com
7 26 (2.35%) VMware
8 21 (1.90%) IBM
9 18 (1.63%) HP
9 18 (1.63%) SAP
10 17 (1.54%) Splunk
11 14 (1.27%) JDA
12 13 (1.18%) New Relic
13 11 (0.99%) Adobe
13 11 (0.99%) ServiceNow
14 9 (0.81%) AppDynamics
14 9 (0.81%) Capita
14 9 (0.81%) HubSpot
14 9 (0.81%) hybris
15 7 (0.63%) Xamarin