Period
to 15 October 2019

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 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 71 100
Rank change year-on-year +4 +29 +40
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 3,399 3,583 2,928
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 4.31% 3.88% 3.05%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.11% 18.77% 14.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2,485 2,759 2,417
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,362 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.69% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 15,373 19,093 20,061
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 19.51% 20.67% 20.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11,963 15,672 16,670
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,631 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing JIRA as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

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 15 October 2019. 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 +9 1,149 £55,000 +15.79% 151
North of England +7 749 £44,000 -2.22% 147
South West +15 491 £47,500 +4.40% 93
North West +14 478 £42,500 -5.56% 68
East of England +16 383 £45,000 - 71
Midlands +16 361 £50,000 +17.65% 100
Yorkshire -30 221 £42,500 -5.56% 67
West Midlands +37 209 £50,000 +25.00% 66
Scotland +6 186 £50,000 +11.11% 41
East Midlands -4 145 £50,000 +5.26% 32
Wales +2 79 £39,000 -20.47% 20
North East +42 50 £47,500 +5.56% 12
Northern Ireland -24 9 £37,500 -6.25% 1
JIRA
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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 2,257 (66.40%) Agile Software Development
2 1,120 (32.95%) Confluence
3 1,116 (32.83%) Scrum
4 1,046 (30.77%) Git (software)
5 923 (27.16%) Java
6 853 (25.10%) Test Automation
7 771 (22.68%) JavaScript
8 754 (22.18%) SQL
8 754 (22.18%) Jenkins
9 739 (21.74%) DevOps
10 632 (18.59%) C#
11 617 (18.15%) Linux
12 609 (17.92%) TDD
13 606 (17.83%) AWS
14 577 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
15 569 (16.74%) QA
16 548 (16.12%) Degree
17 534 (15.71%) .NET
18 520 (15.30%) Finance
19 516 (15.18%) BDD
20 515 (15.15%) Software Engineering
21 513 (15.09%) Selenium
22 492 (14.47%) Python
23 486 (14.30%) Azure
24 484 (14.24%) Problem-Solving
25 476 (14.00%) Kanban
26 443 (13.03%) Docker
27 429 (12.62%) HTML
28 427 (12.56%) Microsoft
29 417 (12.27%) SDLC

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 1,120 (32.95%) Confluence
2 143 (4.21%) SharePoint
3 121 (3.56%) Apache
4 103 (3.03%) Apache Spark
5 86 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
6 84 (2.47%) CMS
6 84 (2.47%) Tomcat
7 44 (1.29%) WordPress
8 43 (1.27%) Drupal
9 41 (1.21%) JBoss
10 38 (1.12%) OpenStack
11 31 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
12 30 (0.88%) nginx
13 28 (0.82%) IIS
14 26 (0.76%) SAS
15 21 (0.62%) Umbraco
15 21 (0.62%) WebSphere
16 19 (0.56%) Apache Solr
17 18 (0.53%) SugarCRM
18 14 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 103 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
2 82 (2.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 60 (1.77%) Microsoft Project
3 60 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 38 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.35%) HipChat
6 12 (0.35%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.21%) InVision
7 7 (0.21%) Sketch
8 6 (0.18%) Chatbot
9 5 (0.15%) Gliffy
10 4 (0.12%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.088%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.088%) CATIA
11 3 (0.088%) InDesign
11 3 (0.088%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.088%) SketchUp
12 2 (0.059%) Flinto
Business Applications
1 58 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.74%) Payment Gateway
3 20 (0.59%) SAP ERP
3 20 (0.59%) SAP Hybris
4 19 (0.56%) Teamcenter
5 18 (0.53%) Magento
6 17 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 11 (0.32%) SAP S/4HANA
8 9 (0.26%) SAP MM
9 8 (0.24%) NetSuite
10 7 (0.21%) SAP PSCD
11 4 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
11 4 (0.12%) CA PPM
11 4 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
11 4 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
12 3 (0.088%) Oracle ERP
12 3 (0.088%) Remedy ITSM
12 3 (0.088%) Shopify
12 3 (0.088%) WebTrends
13 2 (0.059%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 606 (17.83%) AWS
2 486 (14.30%) Azure
3 217 (6.38%) GitHub
4 161 (4.74%) GCP
5 153 (4.50%) SaaS
6 121 (3.56%) Office 365
7 93 (2.74%) Serverless
8 86 (2.53%) Slack
9 67 (1.97%) Power Platform
10 55 (1.62%) OpenShift
11 53 (1.56%) PaaS
12 51 (1.50%) Trello
13 47 (1.38%) BrowserStack
14 44 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
15 43 (1.27%) IaaS
16 40 (1.18%) G Suite
17 39 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
18 36 (1.06%) OneDrive
19 33 (0.97%) npm
20 32 (0.94%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 103 (3.03%) TCP/IP
2 92 (2.71%) Firewall
3 66 (1.94%) DNS
4 48 (1.41%) Skype
5 46 (1.35%) DHCP
6 44 (1.29%) HTTPS
7 38 (1.12%) HTTP
7 38 (1.12%) Internet
8 34 (1.00%) VPN
9 32 (0.94%) NetScaler
10 25 (0.74%) SSH
11 21 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
12 19 (0.56%) VLAN
13 17 (0.50%) FTP
13 17 (0.50%) MQTT
14 16 (0.47%) VoIP
15 15 (0.44%) Intranet
15 15 (0.44%) SMTP
16 12 (0.35%) IPsec
17 11 (0.32%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 416 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 204 (6.00%) MySQL
3 154 (4.53%) PostgreSQL
4 151 (4.44%) Big Data
5 137 (4.03%) MongoDB
6 133 (3.91%) Relational Database
7 90 (2.65%) NoSQL
8 69 (2.03%) Redis
9 64 (1.88%) Power BI
10 60 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
11 49 (1.44%) RDBMS
12 48 (1.41%) Hadoop
12 48 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 47 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
14 44 (1.29%) Apache Hive
15 37 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 36 (1.06%) GIS
16 36 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 35 (1.03%) Impala
18 34 (1.00%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 1,046 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 754 (22.18%) Jenkins
3 513 (15.09%) Selenium
4 380 (11.18%) Cucumber
5 364 (10.71%) Bitbucket
6 237 (6.97%) Maven
7 208 (6.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 198 (5.83%) Visual Studio
9 190 (5.59%) JUnit
10 188 (5.53%) Subversion
11 152 (4.47%) SoapUI
11 152 (4.47%) Team Foundation Server
12 151 (4.44%) TeamCity
13 135 (3.97%) JMeter
14 114 (3.35%) WebDriver
15 99 (2.91%) TestRail
16 98 (2.88%) Visual Studio Team System
17 96 (2.82%) Zephyr
18 92 (2.71%) SpecFlow
19 78 (2.29%) GitLab
General
1 520 (15.30%) Finance
2 305 (8.97%) Retail
3 153 (4.50%) Marketing
4 114 (3.35%) Public Sector
5 113 (3.32%) Banking
6 107 (3.15%) Manufacturing
7 88 (2.59%) Telecoms
8 83 (2.44%) Games
9 75 (2.21%) Electronics
10 56 (1.65%) Aerospace
11 53 (1.56%) Automotive
12 49 (1.44%) Legal
13 40 (1.18%) Military
14 30 (0.88%) Back Office
15 15 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
15 15 (0.44%) Retail Banking
16 11 (0.32%) Advertising
16 11 (0.32%) Financial Institution
17 8 (0.24%) Billing
18 7 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 982 (28.89%) Developer
2 511 (15.03%) Analyst
3 271 (7.97%) Software Engineer
4 214 (6.30%) Test Analyst
5 205 (6.03%) Test Engineer
6 185 (5.44%) Java Developer
7 177 (5.21%) Senior Developer
8 155 (4.56%) .NET Developer
9 149 (4.38%) Business Analyst
10 142 (4.18%) C# Developer
11 139 (4.09%) Software Developer
12 137 (4.03%) DevOps Engineer
13 136 (4.00%) Project Manager
14 133 (3.91%) Consultant
14 133 (3.91%) Tester
15 129 (3.80%) QA Engineer
16 104 (3.06%) PHP Developer
17 103 (3.03%) Java Engineer
18 92 (2.71%) Architect
19 87 (2.56%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 534 (15.71%) .NET
2 429 (12.62%) HTML
3 401 (11.80%) CSS
4 358 (10.53%) React
5 349 (10.27%) AngularJS
6 330 (9.71%) Spring
7 312 (9.18%) REST
8 309 (9.09%) Web Services
9 260 (7.65%) JSON
10 224 (6.59%) RESTful
11 222 (6.53%) Node.js
12 218 (6.41%) XML
13 206 (6.06%) ASP.NET
14 179 (5.27%) Kafka
15 154 (4.53%) SOAP
16 133 (3.91%) HTML5
17 128 (3.77%) .NET Framework
18 127 (3.74%) jQuery
19 100 (2.94%) Hibernate
20 96 (2.82%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 246 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
2 198 (5.83%) Mobile App
3 191 (5.62%) User Experience
4 179 (5.27%) Self-Motivation
5 102 (3.00%) Virtual Team
6 96 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
7 83 (2.44%) Management Information System
8 58 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
9 54 (1.59%) Algorithms
10 53 (1.56%) Cloud Native
11 36 (1.06%) Analytical Mindset
12 35 (1.03%) Public Cloud
13 32 (0.94%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 31 (0.91%) Client/Server
14 31 (0.91%) Wiki
15 27 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
16 25 (0.74%) Smartphone
17 22 (0.65%) 3D Graphics
17 22 (0.65%) Data Centre
17 22 (0.65%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 617 (18.15%) Linux
2 399 (11.74%) Windows
3 198 (5.83%) Android
4 169 (4.97%) Apple iOS
5 162 (4.77%) Unix
6 86 (2.53%) Windows Server
7 80 (2.35%) CentOS
8 61 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 54 (1.59%) Mac OS
10 50 (1.47%) Ubuntu
11 45 (1.32%) Windows 10
12 42 (1.24%) Windows 7
13 30 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (0.56%) Windows 8
15 18 (0.53%) SUSE
16 13 (0.38%) Debian
16 13 (0.38%) ThreadX
17 9 (0.26%) Fedora
18 7 (0.21%) FreeBSD
19 6 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,257 (66.40%) Agile Software Development
2 1,116 (32.83%) Scrum
3 853 (25.10%) Test Automation
4 739 (21.74%) DevOps
5 609 (17.92%) TDD
6 577 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
7 516 (15.18%) BDD
8 515 (15.15%) Software Engineering
9 484 (14.24%) Problem-Solving
10 476 (14.00%) Kanban
11 417 (12.27%) SDLC
12 403 (11.86%) Microservices
13 334 (9.83%) Computer Science
14 301 (8.86%) Mentoring
15 300 (8.83%) User Stories
16 294 (8.65%) OO
17 289 (8.50%) E-Commerce
18 280 (8.24%) MVC
19 269 (7.91%) Project Management
20 259 (7.62%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 923 (27.16%) Java
2 771 (22.68%) JavaScript
3 754 (22.18%) SQL
4 632 (18.59%) C#
5 492 (14.47%) Python
6 279 (8.21%) PHP
7 254 (7.47%) C
8 239 (7.03%) C++
9 137 (4.03%) Bash Shell
10 133 (3.91%) PowerShell
11 124 (3.65%) ES6
12 99 (2.91%) Java 8
13 80 (2.35%) Ruby
14 79 (2.32%) ES7
15 77 (2.27%) TypeScript
16 71 (2.09%) T-SQL
17 54 (1.59%) Perl
18 52 (1.53%) R
19 49 (1.44%) Shell Script
20 46 (1.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 548 (16.12%) Degree
2 222 (6.53%) Security Cleared
3 218 (6.41%) ISTQB
4 194 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 130 (3.82%) ISEB
6 106 (3.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 93 (2.74%) DV Cleared
8 90 (2.65%) SC Cleared
9 60 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
10 55 (1.62%) CCNA
11 49 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
12 41 (1.21%) MCSE
13 36 (1.06%) CISSP
14 35 (1.03%) SSCP
15 33 (0.97%) RHCE
15 33 (0.97%) SANS
16 32 (0.94%) CompTIA Security+
16 32 (0.94%) GIAC
16 32 (0.94%) Linux+ Certification
16 32 (0.94%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 569 (16.74%) QA
2 68 (2.00%) SLA
3 49 (1.44%) PMO
4 32 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 27 (0.79%) Data Quality
6 26 (0.76%) GDPR
7 16 (0.47%) PCI DSS
8 13 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (0.21%) NIST
10 6 (0.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 6 (0.18%) ISO 26262
10 6 (0.18%) WCAG
11 4 (0.12%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.088%) Def Stans
12 3 (0.088%) GxP
12 3 (0.088%) IEC 62304
12 3 (0.088%) ISO 22301
12 3 (0.088%) ISO 31000
12 3 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 443 (13.03%) Docker
2 137 (4.03%) Active Directory
3 90 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 55 (1.62%) Hyper-V
5 40 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
6 38 (1.12%) Firmware
7 35 (1.03%) Apache Flume
8 32 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
8 32 (0.94%) XenApp
9 29 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
10 28 (0.82%) XenDesktop
11 19 (0.56%) vSphere
12 10 (0.29%) VirtualBox
13 7 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (0.15%) ISA Server
15 4 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 4 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
16 3 (0.088%) etcd
17 2 (0.059%) HDFS
17 2 (0.059%) Squid
Systems Management
1 238 (7.00%) Kubernetes
2 178 (5.24%) Ansible
3 117 (3.44%) Opscode Chef
4 114 (3.35%) Puppet
5 111 (3.27%) Terraform
6 93 (2.74%) HP Quality Center
7 77 (2.27%) Mesos
8 72 (2.12%) Marathon
9 68 (2.00%) HP ALM
10 48 (1.41%) SCCM
11 34 (1.00%) Oozie
11 34 (1.00%) SCOM
12 32 (0.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 32 (0.94%) SCOrch
13 25 (0.74%) Consul
14 22 (0.65%) WSUS
15 21 (0.62%) Docker Swarm
15 21 (0.62%) Rundeck
16 18 (0.53%) Kibana
17 15 (0.44%) Grafana
Vendors
1 427 (12.56%) Microsoft
2 327 (9.62%) Atlassian
3 222 (6.53%) Oracle
4 196 (5.77%) Google
5 151 (4.44%) SAP
6 125 (3.68%) Splunk
7 121 (3.56%) Salesforce.com
8 117 (3.44%) HP
9 100 (2.94%) VMware
10 71 (2.09%) ServiceNow
11 69 (2.03%) Red Hat
12 66 (1.94%) hybris
13 51 (1.50%) Cisco
13 51 (1.50%) Tableau
14 44 (1.29%) Adobe
15 42 (1.24%) WorldPay
16 38 (1.12%) IBM
17 34 (1.00%) Citrix
17 34 (1.00%) MuleSoft
17 34 (1.00%) Sage