Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 64 72 95
Rank change year-on-year +8 +23 +39
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 3,076 3,339 3,234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 4.35% 3.99% 3.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.09% 19.44% 15.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2,307 2,485 2,642
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £63,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 13,926 17,180 20,707
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 19.68% 20.54% 20.92%
Number of salaries quoted 11,068 13,845 17,061
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +9 957 £55,000 +10.00% 155
North of England +10 776 £45,000 - 162
North West +6 435 £42,500 -5.56% 92
South West +34 401 £50,000 +5.26% 92
Midlands +33 371 £47,500 +11.76% 93
East of England +12 357 £50,000 +9.89% 71
Yorkshire +12 289 £50,000 +11.11% 53
West Midlands +47 215 £50,000 +25.00% 49
East Midlands -1 149 £47,500 +5.56% 44
Scotland -14 120 £45,000 - 47
Wales +16 99 £45,000 -6.77% 27
North East +14 52 £45,000 - 17
Northern Ireland -19 3 £30,000 -33.33% 4
Isle of Man - 1 £60,000 -
JIRA
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 2,016 (65.54%) Agile Software Development
2 1,116 (36.28%) Confluence
3 1,051 (34.17%) Scrum
4 847 (27.54%) Git (software)
5 845 (27.47%) Test Automation
6 774 (25.16%) Java
7 750 (24.38%) Jenkins
8 732 (23.80%) DevOps
9 648 (21.07%) JavaScript
10 644 (20.94%) SQL
11 566 (18.40%) C#
12 524 (17.04%) AWS
13 516 (16.78%) Continuous Integration
13 516 (16.78%) TDD
14 493 (16.03%) QA
15 483 (15.70%) Finance
16 482 (15.67%) Linux
17 453 (14.73%) .NET
18 448 (14.56%) Python
19 447 (14.53%) BDD
20 444 (14.43%) Azure
21 441 (14.34%) Selenium
22 433 (14.08%) Software Engineering
23 431 (14.01%) Problem-Solving
24 395 (12.84%) HTML
25 393 (12.78%) Microsoft
26 387 (12.58%) Kanban
27 376 (12.22%) Degree
28 372 (12.09%) SDLC
29 371 (12.06%) Docker

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 1,116 (36.28%) Confluence
2 120 (3.90%) SharePoint
3 96 (3.12%) Apache
4 85 (2.76%) Tomcat
5 76 (2.47%) CMS
6 56 (1.82%) Apache Spark
7 45 (1.46%) WebSphere
8 44 (1.43%) Drupal
8 44 (1.43%) WordPress
9 42 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
10 37 (1.20%) JBoss
11 26 (0.85%) nginx
12 24 (0.78%) IIS
12 24 (0.78%) OpenStack
13 22 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
14 18 (0.59%) SugarCRM
15 17 (0.55%) Umbraco
16 13 (0.42%) Apache Solr
17 12 (0.39%) SAS
18 10 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 107 (3.48%) Microsoft Office
2 78 (2.54%) Microsoft Project
3 73 (2.37%) MS Visio
4 63 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
5 36 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 26 (0.85%) HipChat
7 17 (0.55%) InVision
7 17 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
8 12 (0.39%) Adobe XD
8 12 (0.39%) Photoshop
9 11 (0.36%) Simulink
9 11 (0.36%) Zeplin
10 9 (0.29%) Gliffy
11 8 (0.26%) Chatbot
12 7 (0.23%) Sketch
13 5 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
13 5 (0.16%) InDesign
14 4 (0.13%) AutoCAD
15 3 (0.098%) CATIA
15 3 (0.098%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 66 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (1.04%) Magento
2 32 (1.04%) Payment Gateway
3 13 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 9 (0.29%) SAP ERP
5 8 (0.26%) NetSuite
5 8 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
6 6 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.16%) Shopify
7 5 (0.16%) Teamcenter
8 4 (0.13%) CA PPM
8 4 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.13%) SAP PSCD
9 3 (0.098%) assyst
9 3 (0.098%) Temenos T24
10 2 (0.065%) Adobe Campaign
10 2 (0.065%) Oracle 11i
10 2 (0.065%) SAP S/4HANA
11 1 (0.033%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
11 1 (0.033%) SAP CAR
Cloud Services
1 524 (17.04%) AWS
2 444 (14.43%) Azure
3 200 (6.50%) GitHub
4 139 (4.52%) SaaS
5 120 (3.90%) GCP
6 108 (3.51%) Office 365
7 94 (3.06%) Slack
8 71 (2.31%) Trello
9 62 (2.02%) PaaS
10 57 (1.85%) Serverless
11 50 (1.63%) IaaS
12 44 (1.43%) Power Platform
13 41 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
14 35 (1.14%) G Suite
15 33 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
16 32 (1.04%) OpenShift
17 30 (0.98%) Amazon S3
18 29 (0.94%) Sage Pay
19 25 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 24 (0.78%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 69 (2.24%) DNS
2 68 (2.21%) TCP/IP
3 60 (1.95%) Firewall
4 39 (1.27%) DHCP
5 34 (1.11%) VPN
6 32 (1.04%) Skype
7 29 (0.94%) Internet
8 28 (0.91%) HTTP
9 26 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
10 23 (0.75%) VLAN
11 19 (0.62%) VoIP
12 16 (0.52%) DMZ
13 15 (0.49%) HTTPS
13 15 (0.49%) NetScaler
14 14 (0.46%) Intranet
15 13 (0.42%) SAN
15 13 (0.42%) SNMP
15 13 (0.42%) Wireless
16 12 (0.39%) IPsec
17 11 (0.36%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 344 (11.18%) SQL Server
2 196 (6.37%) MySQL
3 108 (3.51%) Big Data
4 100 (3.25%) Relational Database
5 99 (3.22%) MongoDB
6 73 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
6 73 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
7 66 (2.15%) NoSQL
8 41 (1.33%) Power BI
8 41 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 38 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
9 38 (1.24%) Redis
10 37 (1.20%) RDBMS
11 36 (1.17%) Oracle Database
12 34 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 34 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 32 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
14 31 (1.01%) JasperReports
15 30 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 28 (0.91%) DB2
Development Applications
1 847 (27.54%) Git (software)
2 750 (24.38%) Jenkins
3 441 (14.34%) Selenium
4 331 (10.76%) Bitbucket
5 297 (9.66%) Cucumber
6 219 (7.12%) Maven
7 177 (5.75%) SoapUI
8 154 (5.01%) Subversion
9 153 (4.97%) Visual Studio
10 150 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 140 (4.55%) JUnit
12 132 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
13 116 (3.77%) JMeter
14 111 (3.61%) WebDriver
15 94 (3.06%) TeamCity
16 92 (2.99%) Postman
17 80 (2.60%) SpecFlow
18 76 (2.47%) SonarQube
19 64 (2.08%) GitLab
20 63 (2.05%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 483 (15.70%) Finance
2 200 (6.50%) Retail
3 133 (4.32%) Banking
4 130 (4.23%) Public Sector
5 86 (2.80%) Marketing
6 68 (2.21%) Telecoms
7 62 (2.02%) Electronics
8 60 (1.95%) Manufacturing
9 50 (1.63%) Legal
10 47 (1.53%) Games
11 45 (1.46%) Automotive
12 41 (1.33%) Back Office
13 34 (1.11%) Aerospace
14 27 (0.88%) Advertising
15 26 (0.85%) Military
16 21 (0.68%) Financial Institution
17 14 (0.46%) Law
18 12 (0.39%) Billing
19 9 (0.29%) Retail Banking
20 7 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 834 (27.11%) Developer
2 469 (15.25%) Analyst
3 236 (7.67%) Software Engineer
4 198 (6.44%) Test Analyst
5 160 (5.20%) Senior Developer
5 160 (5.20%) Test Engineer
6 144 (4.68%) DevOps Engineer
7 135 (4.39%) Java Developer
7 135 (4.39%) Software Developer
8 131 (4.26%) Business Analyst
9 129 (4.19%) .NET Developer
10 127 (4.13%) Architect
11 126 (4.10%) Project Manager
12 125 (4.06%) C# Developer
13 116 (3.77%) QA Engineer
13 116 (3.77%) Tester
14 89 (2.89%) Senior Analyst
15 88 (2.86%) Consultant
16 86 (2.80%) Java Engineer
17 82 (2.67%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 453 (14.73%) .NET
2 395 (12.84%) HTML
3 370 (12.03%) CSS
4 308 (10.01%) Web Services
5 263 (8.55%) AngularJS
6 258 (8.39%) Spring
7 253 (8.22%) REST
8 233 (7.57%) React
9 196 (6.37%) JSON
10 169 (5.49%) XML
11 163 (5.30%) Node.js
11 163 (5.30%) RESTful
12 143 (4.65%) HTML5
13 132 (4.29%) jQuery
14 130 (4.23%) ASP.NET
15 114 (3.71%) .NET Framework
15 114 (3.71%) SOAP
16 103 (3.35%) Hibernate
17 89 (2.89%) Kafka
18 88 (2.86%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 243 (7.90%) Analytical Skills
2 179 (5.82%) User Experience
3 130 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
4 128 (4.16%) Mobile App
5 125 (4.06%) Greenfield Project
6 58 (1.89%) Virtual Team
7 53 (1.72%) Management Information System
8 49 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
8 49 (1.59%) Public Cloud
9 41 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
10 33 (1.07%) Cloud Native
10 33 (1.07%) Wiki
11 28 (0.91%) Algorithms
12 25 (0.81%) Data Centre
13 23 (0.75%) Analytical Mindset
14 22 (0.72%) iPad
15 21 (0.68%) Data Structures
15 21 (0.68%) PMI
16 18 (0.59%) Client/Server
16 18 (0.59%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 482 (15.67%) Linux
2 344 (11.18%) Windows
3 144 (4.68%) Unix
4 130 (4.23%) Android
5 109 (3.54%) Apple iOS
6 69 (2.24%) Windows Server
7 62 (2.02%) CentOS
8 40 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 36 (1.17%) Ubuntu
10 33 (1.07%) Mac OS
11 32 (1.04%) Windows 10
12 25 (0.81%) Windows 7
12 25 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
13 17 (0.55%) Debian
14 15 (0.49%) OS/400
15 11 (0.36%) VxWorks
16 9 (0.29%) Windows 8
17 8 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
18 6 (0.20%) SUSE
18 6 (0.20%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,016 (65.54%) Agile Software Development
2 1,051 (34.17%) Scrum
3 845 (27.47%) Test Automation
4 732 (23.80%) DevOps
5 516 (16.78%) Continuous Integration
5 516 (16.78%) TDD
6 447 (14.53%) BDD
7 433 (14.08%) Software Engineering
8 431 (14.01%) Problem-Solving
9 387 (12.58%) Kanban
10 372 (12.09%) SDLC
11 318 (10.34%) Microservices
12 283 (9.20%) Project Management
13 264 (8.58%) Mentoring
14 262 (8.52%) Waterfall
15 258 (8.39%) E-Commerce
16 239 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
17 237 (7.70%) Continuous Delivery
18 229 (7.44%) User Stories
19 222 (7.22%) OO
Programming Languages
1 774 (25.16%) Java
2 648 (21.07%) JavaScript
3 644 (20.94%) SQL
4 566 (18.40%) C#
5 448 (14.56%) Python
6 223 (7.25%) PHP
7 216 (7.02%) C++
8 191 (6.21%) C
9 145 (4.71%) Bash Shell
10 135 (4.39%) PowerShell
11 93 (3.02%) TypeScript
12 91 (2.96%) Java 8
13 84 (2.73%) Ruby
14 77 (2.50%) ES6
15 65 (2.11%) Perl
16 64 (2.08%) Shell Script
17 50 (1.63%) PL/SQL
18 44 (1.43%) Go
18 44 (1.43%) Groovy
18 44 (1.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 376 (12.22%) Degree
2 196 (6.37%) ISTQB
3 147 (4.78%) Security Cleared
4 122 (3.97%) ISEB
5 97 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
6 68 (2.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 67 (2.18%) DV Cleared
8 59 (1.92%) SC Cleared
9 37 (1.20%) RHCE
10 33 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
10 33 (1.07%) PMI Certification
11 30 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
12 23 (0.75%) CCNA
13 22 (0.72%) MCSE
14 17 (0.55%) PMP
14 17 (0.55%) Postgraduate
15 16 (0.52%) SSCP
16 15 (0.49%) DBS Check
17 14 (0.46%) CISSP
18 13 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 493 (16.03%) QA
2 44 (1.43%) SLA
3 43 (1.40%) PMO
4 28 (0.91%) Data Quality
5 23 (0.75%) GDPR
6 15 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 15 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.26%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.20%) PMBOK
9 4 (0.13%) Def Stans
10 3 (0.098%) NIST
11 2 (0.065%) ISO 26262
11 2 (0.065%) MISRA
11 2 (0.065%) MISRA C
12 1 (0.033%) ISO 13485
12 1 (0.033%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.033%) P3O
12 1 (0.033%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 371 (12.06%) Docker
2 111 (3.61%) Active Directory
3 52 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (1.07%) Hyper-V
5 29 (0.94%) Firmware
6 21 (0.68%) vSphere
7 15 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
7 15 (0.49%) XenApp
8 12 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (0.36%) Apache Flume
10 9 (0.29%) ACF2
10 9 (0.29%) RACF
10 9 (0.29%) XenDesktop
11 8 (0.26%) NFS
11 8 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (0.20%) iptables
12 6 (0.20%) KVM
12 6 (0.20%) QEMU
12 6 (0.20%) Xen
13 5 (0.16%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 212 (6.89%) Ansible
2 202 (6.57%) Kubernetes
3 132 (4.29%) Terraform
4 120 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
5 112 (3.64%) Puppet
6 78 (2.54%) HP ALM
7 70 (2.28%) HP Quality Center
8 54 (1.76%) Mesos
9 42 (1.37%) Marathon
10 26 (0.85%) Packer
10 26 (0.85%) WSUS
11 23 (0.75%) Docker Swarm
12 20 (0.65%) Kibana
12 20 (0.65%) SCCM
13 19 (0.62%) SCOM
14 15 (0.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 15 (0.49%) SCOrch
15 14 (0.46%) Red Hat Satellite
15 14 (0.46%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 14 (0.46%) yum
Vendors
1 393 (12.78%) Microsoft
2 263 (8.55%) Atlassian
3 236 (7.67%) Oracle
4 161 (5.23%) Google
5 147 (4.78%) HP
6 117 (3.80%) SAP
7 91 (2.96%) Salesforce.com
8 79 (2.57%) VMware
9 74 (2.41%) hybris
9 74 (2.41%) IBM
10 61 (1.98%) Splunk
11 59 (1.92%) Adobe
12 55 (1.79%) WorldPay
13 52 (1.69%) CA
13 52 (1.69%) Red Hat
14 43 (1.40%) Delphix
15 39 (1.27%) ServiceNow
16 37 (1.20%) Sage
17 35 (1.14%) Remedy
18 33 (1.07%) Tableau