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

Atlassian JIRA
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 68 75 85
Rank change year-on-year +7 +10 +46
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 2,692 3,256 3,679
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 4.10% 3.91% 3.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.94% 18.98% 16.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2,216 2,432 3,003
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK 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 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 12,856 17,159 21,808
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 19.60% 20.60% 21.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10,319 13,661 17,963
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 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,500
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 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 2 April 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 2 April 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 -2 851 £55,000 +10.00% 92
North of England +4 703 £45,000 - 109
North West +1 368 £45,000 -1.10% 66
Midlands +27 331 £45,000 - 61
South West +15 309 £50,000 +5.26% 62
East of England +33 301 £57,500 +21.05% 45
Yorkshire +19 299 £50,000 +17.65% 32
West Midlands +52 211 £47,500 +11.76% 49
East Midlands -6 117 £45,000 - 12
Scotland -30 99 £43,813 -4.76% 16
Wales +19 94 £45,000 - 9
North East 0 36 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Northern Ireland -1 5 £35,000 +9.38% 4
Isle of Man - 2 £46,500 -
JIRA
UK

For the 6 months to 2 April 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 1,768 (65.68%) Agile Software Development
2 979 (36.37%) Confluence
3 829 (30.79%) Scrum
4 714 (26.52%) Test Automation
5 641 (23.81%) Git (software)
6 631 (23.44%) DevOps
7 607 (22.55%) Java
8 602 (22.36%) Jenkins
9 558 (20.73%) SQL
10 528 (19.61%) JavaScript
11 519 (19.28%) C#
12 452 (16.79%) Linux
13 438 (16.27%) Finance
14 430 (15.97%) AWS
15 428 (15.90%) Continuous Integration
16 423 (15.71%) Azure
17 414 (15.38%) Selenium
17 414 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
18 412 (15.30%) Software Engineering
19 394 (14.64%) Python
20 381 (14.15%) QA
21 380 (14.12%) .NET
22 376 (13.97%) HTML
23 353 (13.11%) TDD
24 350 (13.00%) Windows
25 338 (12.56%) Microsoft
26 336 (12.48%) CSS
27 326 (12.11%) SDLC
28 324 (12.04%) Degree
29 309 (11.48%) BDD

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
1 979 (36.37%) Confluence
2 115 (4.27%) SharePoint
3 84 (3.12%) Tomcat
4 67 (2.49%) Apache
5 66 (2.45%) CMS
6 49 (1.82%) WebSphere
7 29 (1.08%) Apache Spark
8 28 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
8 28 (1.04%) JBoss
8 28 (1.04%) OpenStack
9 22 (0.82%) CICS
9 22 (0.82%) IIS
10 21 (0.78%) Umbraco
11 17 (0.63%) WordPress
12 16 (0.59%) Drupal
13 10 (0.37%) nginx
14 7 (0.26%) SAS
14 7 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
15 6 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 6 (0.22%) GlassFish
Applications
1 109 (4.05%) Microsoft Office
2 83 (3.08%) Microsoft Project
3 68 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
4 55 (2.04%) MS Visio
5 29 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 22 (0.82%) HipChat
7 19 (0.71%) InVision
8 16 (0.59%) Adobe XD
9 15 (0.56%) Zeplin
10 11 (0.41%) Photoshop
10 11 (0.41%) Simulink
11 9 (0.33%) Chatbot
11 9 (0.33%) Sketch
12 8 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
13 6 (0.22%) Camtasia
14 5 (0.19%) Gliffy
15 2 (0.074%) Acrobat
15 2 (0.074%) Adobe Illustrator
15 2 (0.074%) Gephi
15 2 (0.074%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 38 (1.41%) Magento
2 36 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 25 (0.93%) Payment Gateway
4 15 (0.56%) assyst
5 12 (0.45%) NetSuite
5 12 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 8 (0.30%) Shopify
7 6 (0.22%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.15%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 3 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
9 3 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.11%) Temenos T24
10 2 (0.074%) CA PPM
10 2 (0.074%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 430 (15.97%) AWS
2 423 (15.71%) Azure
3 163 (6.05%) SaaS
4 149 (5.53%) GitHub
5 90 (3.34%) Slack
6 84 (3.12%) Office 365
7 72 (2.67%) GCP
8 67 (2.49%) PaaS
9 60 (2.23%) Trello
10 50 (1.86%) IaaS
11 47 (1.75%) Serverless
12 44 (1.63%) OpenShift
13 37 (1.37%) Power Platform
14 35 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
15 33 (1.23%) Amazon S3
15 33 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
16 31 (1.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 28 (1.04%) AWS Lambda
17 28 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
18 22 (0.82%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 59 (2.19%) DNS
2 50 (1.86%) HTTP
2 50 (1.86%) TCP/IP
3 45 (1.67%) Firewall
4 30 (1.11%) VPN
5 27 (1.00%) Wireless
6 25 (0.93%) DHCP
7 24 (0.89%) Internet
8 21 (0.78%) Skype
9 17 (0.63%) VoIP
9 17 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
10 16 (0.59%) SSL
11 15 (0.56%) VLAN
12 13 (0.48%) SAN
12 13 (0.48%) Wireshark
13 12 (0.45%) DMZ
14 11 (0.41%) FTP
15 10 (0.37%) MPLS
15 10 (0.37%) RTP
16 9 (0.33%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 292 (10.85%) SQL Server
2 201 (7.47%) MySQL
3 88 (3.27%) Big Data
4 77 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 65 (2.41%) NoSQL
6 61 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
7 59 (2.19%) MongoDB
8 58 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
9 41 (1.52%) Oracle Database
10 37 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
10 37 (1.37%) Power BI
11 30 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 28 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
13 27 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 26 (0.97%) DB2
15 24 (0.89%) MariaDB
15 24 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
16 23 (0.85%) Hadoop
16 23 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 21 (0.78%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 641 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 602 (22.36%) Jenkins
3 414 (15.38%) Selenium
4 273 (10.14%) Bitbucket
5 218 (8.10%) Cucumber
6 170 (6.32%) Maven
7 168 (6.24%) SoapUI
8 146 (5.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 133 (4.94%) Visual Studio
10 127 (4.72%) Subversion
11 122 (4.53%) WebDriver
12 101 (3.75%) JMeter
13 92 (3.42%) JUnit
14 86 (3.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 84 (3.12%) Postman
16 81 (3.01%) TeamCity
17 72 (2.67%) SonarQube
18 56 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
19 54 (2.01%) SpecFlow
20 53 (1.97%) HP UFT
General
1 438 (16.27%) Finance
2 133 (4.94%) Banking
3 130 (4.83%) Retail
4 107 (3.97%) Public Sector
5 62 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 61 (2.27%) Marketing
7 56 (2.08%) Legal
8 49 (1.82%) Electronics
9 41 (1.52%) Back Office
10 38 (1.41%) Games
11 35 (1.30%) Automotive
12 34 (1.26%) Advertising
12 34 (1.26%) Manufacturing
13 24 (0.89%) Aerospace
14 23 (0.85%) Financial Institution
15 20 (0.74%) Law
16 17 (0.63%) Retail Banking
17 15 (0.56%) Billing
18 12 (0.45%) Military
19 11 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 698 (25.93%) Developer
2 429 (15.94%) Analyst
3 218 (8.10%) Software Engineer
4 180 (6.69%) Test Analyst
5 141 (5.24%) Test Engineer
6 139 (5.16%) Tester
7 121 (4.49%) DevOps Engineer
8 120 (4.46%) Business Analyst
9 115 (4.27%) Java Developer
10 113 (4.20%) Senior Developer
11 111 (4.12%) Architect
12 110 (4.09%) .NET Developer
13 107 (3.97%) Software Developer
14 106 (3.94%) C# Developer
15 96 (3.57%) Project Manager
16 85 (3.16%) Scrum Master
17 77 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
17 77 (2.86%) Test Leader
18 75 (2.79%) QA Engineer
19 70 (2.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 380 (14.12%) .NET
2 376 (13.97%) HTML
3 336 (12.48%) CSS
4 230 (8.54%) AngularJS
5 222 (8.25%) Web Services
6 202 (7.50%) REST
7 194 (7.21%) React
8 187 (6.95%) Spring
9 156 (5.79%) HTML5
10 147 (5.46%) Node.js
11 135 (5.01%) RESTful
12 122 (4.53%) XML
13 115 (4.27%) jQuery
13 115 (4.27%) JSON
14 110 (4.09%) .NET Framework
15 105 (3.90%) ASP.NET
16 89 (3.31%) SOAP
17 88 (3.27%) Redux
18 83 (3.08%) Hibernate
19 78 (2.90%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 271 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
2 182 (6.76%) User Experience
3 130 (4.83%) Greenfield Project
4 108 (4.01%) Mobile App
5 95 (3.53%) Self-Motivation
6 60 (2.23%) Public Cloud
7 43 (1.60%) Algorithms
7 43 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
8 41 (1.52%) Mainframe
9 35 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
10 30 (1.11%) Data Centre
10 30 (1.11%) Management Information System
11 29 (1.08%) Data Structures
12 28 (1.04%) Wiki
13 26 (0.97%) Virtual Team
14 18 (0.67%) Device Driver
15 17 (0.63%) Analytical Mindset
16 16 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
16 16 (0.59%) iPad
16 16 (0.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 452 (16.79%) Linux
2 350 (13.00%) Windows
3 102 (3.79%) Unix
4 90 (3.34%) Android
5 87 (3.23%) Apple iOS
6 85 (3.16%) Windows Server
7 56 (2.08%) CentOS
8 37 (1.37%) Ubuntu
9 24 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (0.78%) OS/400
11 20 (0.74%) Debian
12 18 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (0.56%) Windows 10
14 12 (0.45%) Mac OS
15 11 (0.41%) Solaris
15 11 (0.41%) VxWorks
16 10 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
17 8 (0.30%) CoreOS
17 8 (0.30%) Windows 7
17 8 (0.30%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,768 (65.68%) Agile Software Development
2 829 (30.79%) Scrum
3 714 (26.52%) Test Automation
4 631 (23.44%) DevOps
5 428 (15.90%) Continuous Integration
6 414 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
7 412 (15.30%) Software Engineering
8 353 (13.11%) TDD
9 326 (12.11%) SDLC
10 309 (11.48%) BDD
11 297 (11.03%) Kanban
12 282 (10.48%) Project Management
13 254 (9.44%) Waterfall
14 217 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
15 214 (7.95%) Mentoring
16 207 (7.69%) Software Testing
16 207 (7.69%) User Stories
17 203 (7.54%) Microservices
18 179 (6.65%) Unit Testing
19 175 (6.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 607 (22.55%) Java
2 558 (20.73%) SQL
3 528 (19.61%) JavaScript
4 519 (19.28%) C#
5 394 (14.64%) Python
6 229 (8.51%) C++
7 182 (6.76%) PHP
8 176 (6.54%) C
9 159 (5.91%) Bash Shell
10 121 (4.49%) PowerShell
11 87 (3.23%) TypeScript
12 67 (2.49%) Perl
13 59 (2.19%) Ruby
14 58 (2.15%) PL/SQL
15 56 (2.08%) Java 8
16 55 (2.04%) Shell Script
17 41 (1.52%) Go
18 36 (1.34%) ES6
19 33 (1.23%) T-SQL
20 30 (1.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 324 (12.04%) Degree
2 183 (6.80%) ISTQB
3 151 (5.61%) Security Cleared
4 138 (5.13%) ISEB
5 68 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 67 (2.49%) SC Cleared
7 62 (2.30%) DV Cleared
8 44 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 31 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
10 24 (0.89%) PMI Certification
11 23 (0.85%) RHCE
12 22 (0.82%) PMP
13 18 (0.67%) IBM Certification
14 16 (0.59%) TOGAF Certification
15 14 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (0.52%) Postgraduate
16 13 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
17 11 (0.41%) CISSP
17 11 (0.41%) DBS Check
18 10 (0.37%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 381 (14.15%) QA
2 44 (1.63%) SLA
3 40 (1.49%) PMO
4 20 (0.74%) GDPR
5 19 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (0.59%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.41%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (0.19%) PMBOK
10 4 (0.15%) IEC 62304
10 4 (0.15%) ISO 13485
11 3 (0.11%) Def Stans
11 3 (0.11%) IEC 61508
11 3 (0.11%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.074%) ISO 26262
12 2 (0.074%) ISO 8583
12 2 (0.074%) MISRA
12 2 (0.074%) MISRA C
13 1 (0.037%) Government Security Classifications
13 1 (0.037%) PSD2
System Software
1 308 (11.44%) Docker
2 79 (2.93%) Active Directory
3 42 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (0.82%) Firmware
4 22 (0.82%) Hyper-V
5 14 (0.52%) RACF
5 14 (0.52%) vSphere
6 13 (0.48%) ACF2
7 11 (0.41%) KVM
8 9 (0.33%) VirtualBox
9 8 (0.30%) NFS
10 7 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (0.22%) iptables
11 6 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (0.22%) QEMU
11 6 (0.22%) Xen
11 6 (0.22%) XenApp
12 5 (0.19%) GlusterFS
12 5 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.15%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 211 (7.84%) Kubernetes
2 190 (7.06%) Ansible
3 111 (4.12%) Terraform
4 82 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
4 82 (3.05%) Puppet
5 73 (2.71%) HP ALM
6 47 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
7 22 (0.82%) Packer
8 18 (0.67%) Grafana
8 18 (0.67%) Kibana
8 18 (0.67%) Nagios
9 17 (0.63%) WSUS
10 11 (0.41%) SCCM
11 10 (0.37%) CA Service Virtualization
12 9 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
12 9 (0.33%) Red Hat Satellite
12 9 (0.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 9 (0.33%) SCOM
12 9 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
12 9 (0.33%) yum
Vendors
1 338 (12.56%) Microsoft
2 215 (7.99%) Atlassian
3 211 (7.84%) Oracle
4 132 (4.90%) HP
5 98 (3.64%) IBM
6 90 (3.34%) SAP
7 86 (3.19%) Google
8 78 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
9 71 (2.64%) VMware
10 55 (2.04%) CA
11 51 (1.89%) Adobe
12 49 (1.82%) Red Hat
13 46 (1.71%) hybris
14 37 (1.37%) WorldPay
15 36 (1.34%) Delphix
16 33 (1.23%) FIS
17 32 (1.19%) Splunk
18 31 (1.15%) ServiceNow
19 27 (1.00%) Cisco
20 26 (0.97%) CA Agile Central