Period
to 8 August 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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 68 69 77
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8 +39
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 1,480 3,467 3,634
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 4.11% 4.21% 3.75%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.09% 20.98% 17.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,221 2,663 2,894
Median annual salary £47,500 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,250 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £71,250 £66,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% -

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 7,366 16,523 20,358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 20.43% 20.09% 21.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5,965 12,851 16,707
Median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,955 £30,000 £30,637
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.17%

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 8 August 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 8 August 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 -1 474 £52,500 - 52
North of England +18 365 £45,000 - 70
North West +5 212 £45,000 - 34
South West -18 194 £50,000 +5.26% 45
Midlands +24 175 £45,000 -10.00% 23
East of England +7 137 £47,500 +5.56% 18
Yorkshire +66 131 £45,000 +5.88% 29
West Midlands +51 127 £45,000 -10.00% 15
Scotland -10 67 £40,000 -20.00% 18
Wales +9 53 £40,250 +7.33% 9
East Midlands +11 48 £50,000 +2.04% 8
North East +5 22 £48,000 +1.05% 7
Northern Ireland +15 16 £32,500 +1.56% 3
Isle of Man - 1 £33,000 -
JIRA
UK

For the 6 months to 8 August 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.

1 978 (66.08%) Agile Software Development
2 533 (36.01%) Confluence
3 424 (28.65%) Scrum
4 400 (27.03%) Test Automation
5 379 (25.61%) Git (software)
6 364 (24.59%) Java
7 355 (23.99%) DevOps
8 338 (22.84%) Jenkins
9 324 (21.89%) SQL
10 313 (21.15%) JavaScript
11 308 (20.81%) C#
12 268 (18.11%) Software Engineering
13 264 (17.84%) Azure
13 264 (17.84%) AWS
13 264 (17.84%) Selenium
14 252 (17.03%) Linux
15 245 (16.55%) Docker
16 236 (15.95%) HTML
17 231 (15.61%) Problem-Solving
18 229 (15.47%) Python
19 227 (15.34%) Finance
20 220 (14.86%) QA
21 210 (14.19%) Continuous Integration
22 198 (13.38%) CSS
23 187 (12.64%) SDLC
24 184 (12.43%) Degree
25 181 (12.23%) TDD
26 180 (12.16%) .NET
27 175 (11.82%) Microsoft
28 173 (11.69%) Windows

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
1 533 (36.01%) Confluence
2 72 (4.86%) SharePoint
3 35 (2.36%) CMS
3 35 (2.36%) Tomcat
4 32 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
5 25 (1.69%) Apache
6 23 (1.55%) OpenStack
7 18 (1.22%) WebSphere
8 16 (1.08%) IIS
9 13 (0.88%) JBoss
10 12 (0.81%) Umbraco
11 11 (0.74%) Apache Spark
11 11 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (0.61%) CICS
13 6 (0.41%) nginx
14 5 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 5 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
15 3 (0.20%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.20%) Mule
15 3 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 45 (3.04%) Microsoft Project
2 41 (2.77%) Microsoft Office
3 33 (2.23%) Microsoft Excel
4 16 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.34%) InVision
6 5 (0.34%) MadCap Flare
6 5 (0.34%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.34%) Simulink
7 4 (0.27%) Adobe XD
7 4 (0.27%) Camtasia
7 4 (0.27%) Chatbot
7 4 (0.27%) Sketch
8 3 (0.20%) Zeplin
9 2 (0.14%) Gephi
10 1 (0.068%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.068%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.068%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 15 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.95%) Magento
3 8 (0.54%) BASE24
3 8 (0.54%) NetSuite
4 7 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.34%) assyst
6 4 (0.27%) Eikon
6 4 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.27%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 3 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.20%) ResourceLink
7 3 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.14%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 2 (0.14%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 264 (17.84%) AWS
1 264 (17.84%) Azure
2 104 (7.03%) SaaS
3 62 (4.19%) GitHub
4 56 (3.78%) OpenShift
5 50 (3.38%) GCP
5 50 (3.38%) Slack
6 41 (2.77%) Serverless
7 31 (2.09%) AWS Lambda
8 30 (2.03%) PaaS
9 29 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
10 28 (1.89%) Trello
11 24 (1.62%) Amazon S3
11 24 (1.62%) Power Platform
12 22 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
13 21 (1.42%) npm
13 21 (1.42%) Office 365
14 19 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
15 16 (1.08%) IaaS
16 14 (0.95%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 28 (1.89%) Firewall
2 26 (1.76%) VPN
3 23 (1.55%) Wireless
4 22 (1.49%) DNS
5 20 (1.35%) HTTP
6 16 (1.08%) Internet
7 13 (0.88%) 5G
7 13 (0.88%) TCP/IP
8 12 (0.81%) ATM
8 12 (0.81%) Skype
9 10 (0.68%) Network Security
10 9 (0.61%) IPv6
11 8 (0.54%) SAN
11 8 (0.54%) SSH
12 7 (0.47%) OSPF
12 7 (0.47%) SSL
12 7 (0.47%) Wireshark
13 6 (0.41%) MQTT
13 6 (0.41%) VLAN
14 5 (0.34%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (10.88%) SQL Server
2 127 (8.58%) MySQL
3 59 (3.99%) NoSQL
4 50 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
5 43 (2.91%) Big Data
6 42 (2.84%) Relational Database
7 39 (2.64%) MongoDB
8 37 (2.50%) Oracle Database
9 25 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
10 21 (1.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 21 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
11 19 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
13 16 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
13 16 (1.08%) Power BI
14 15 (1.01%) MariaDB
15 14 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 10 (0.68%) DB2
17 9 (0.61%) GIS
17 9 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 379 (25.61%) Git (software)
2 338 (22.84%) Jenkins
3 264 (17.84%) Selenium
4 146 (9.86%) Bitbucket
5 119 (8.04%) Cucumber
6 90 (6.08%) WebDriver
7 89 (6.01%) Team Foundation Server
8 86 (5.81%) SoapUI
9 85 (5.74%) Maven
10 65 (4.39%) JUnit
11 57 (3.85%) Subversion
11 57 (3.85%) Visual Studio
12 52 (3.51%) Postman
13 45 (3.04%) TeamCity
14 44 (2.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 44 (2.97%) JMeter
15 40 (2.70%) Xcode
16 32 (2.16%) SpecFlow
17 31 (2.09%) Sonatype Nexus
18 30 (2.03%) SonarQube
General
1 227 (15.34%) Finance
2 75 (5.07%) Banking
2 75 (5.07%) Retail
3 37 (2.50%) Marketing
4 36 (2.43%) Games
5 31 (2.09%) Manufacturing
5 31 (2.09%) Telecoms
6 27 (1.82%) Public Sector
7 19 (1.28%) Advertising
8 18 (1.22%) Electronics
9 17 (1.15%) Legal
10 15 (1.01%) Aerospace
11 13 (0.88%) Back Office
12 12 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.74%) Automotive
13 11 (0.74%) Local Government
14 9 (0.61%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.61%) Publishing
14 9 (0.61%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.34%) Military
Job Titles
1 412 (27.84%) Developer
2 198 (13.38%) Analyst
3 166 (11.22%) Software Engineer
4 121 (8.18%) Tester
5 102 (6.89%) Test Engineer
6 71 (4.80%) Test Analyst
7 69 (4.66%) Project Manager
8 65 (4.39%) Senior Developer
9 64 (4.32%) Business Analyst
10 61 (4.12%) .NET Developer
10 61 (4.12%) DevOps Engineer
11 57 (3.85%) Test Automation Engineer
12 56 (3.78%) Automation Tester
13 54 (3.65%) Scrum Master
14 49 (3.31%) React Developer
14 49 (3.31%) Software Developer
15 48 (3.24%) C# Developer
16 47 (3.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 44 (2.97%) Java Developer
18 40 (2.70%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (15.95%) HTML
2 198 (13.38%) CSS
3 180 (12.16%) .NET
4 130 (8.78%) React
5 126 (8.51%) AngularJS
6 114 (7.70%) Web Services
7 98 (6.62%) REST
8 95 (6.42%) Node.js
9 85 (5.74%) RESTful
10 80 (5.41%) jQuery
11 77 (5.20%) Spring
12 74 (5.00%) HTML5
13 63 (4.26%) XML
14 61 (4.12%) JSON
14 61 (4.12%) SOAP
15 56 (3.78%) .NET Core
16 52 (3.51%) Redux
17 51 (3.45%) React Native
18 50 (3.38%) Kafka
19 49 (3.31%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 150 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 116 (7.84%) User Experience
3 109 (7.36%) Mobile App
4 61 (4.12%) Greenfield Project
5 42 (2.84%) Algorithms
6 37 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
7 36 (2.43%) Mainframe
8 30 (2.03%) Public Cloud
9 29 (1.96%) Data Centre
10 24 (1.62%) Wiki
11 22 (1.49%) Data Structures
12 16 (1.08%) Cloud Native
13 15 (1.01%) iPad
14 14 (0.95%) Client/Server
15 13 (0.88%) Device Driver
15 13 (0.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 13 (0.88%) SIMD
16 12 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
16 12 (0.81%) Tandem
17 11 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 252 (17.03%) Linux
2 173 (11.69%) Windows
3 73 (4.93%) Android
4 66 (4.46%) Apple iOS
5 54 (3.65%) CentOS
6 50 (3.38%) Windows Server
7 34 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 31 (2.09%) Unix
9 24 (1.62%) Ubuntu
10 12 (0.81%) CoreOS
11 10 (0.68%) Windows 10
12 8 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
12 8 (0.54%) FreeBSD
12 8 (0.54%) FreeNAS
12 8 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (0.47%) OS/400
13 7 (0.47%) Windows Server 2016
14 6 (0.41%) Kali Linux
14 6 (0.41%) Solaris
14 6 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 978 (66.08%) Agile Software Development
2 424 (28.65%) Scrum
3 400 (27.03%) Test Automation
4 355 (23.99%) DevOps
5 268 (18.11%) Software Engineering
6 231 (15.61%) Problem-Solving
7 210 (14.19%) Continuous Integration
8 187 (12.64%) SDLC
9 181 (12.23%) TDD
10 166 (11.22%) Kanban
11 157 (10.61%) Microservices
12 137 (9.26%) BDD
13 136 (9.19%) Waterfall
14 134 (9.05%) Project Management
15 115 (7.77%) Mentoring
16 109 (7.36%) Test Scripting
17 107 (7.23%) Software Testing
18 106 (7.16%) Stakeholder Management
19 97 (6.55%) OO
20 92 (6.22%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 364 (24.59%) Java
2 324 (21.89%) SQL
3 313 (21.15%) JavaScript
4 308 (20.81%) C#
5 229 (15.47%) Python
6 135 (9.12%) C++
7 107 (7.23%) C
8 103 (6.96%) PHP
9 79 (5.34%) Bash Shell
10 64 (4.32%) PowerShell
11 43 (2.91%) TypeScript
12 31 (2.09%) PL/SQL
13 28 (1.89%) Java 8
14 24 (1.62%) Apple Swift
15 21 (1.42%) Ruby
16 19 (1.28%) T-SQL
17 18 (1.22%) ES6
17 18 (1.22%) Kotlin
17 18 (1.22%) Shell Script
18 17 (1.15%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 184 (12.43%) Degree
2 149 (10.07%) Security Cleared
3 106 (7.16%) ISTQB
4 83 (5.61%) ISEB
5 71 (4.80%) SC Cleared
6 58 (3.92%) DV Cleared
7 34 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
8 33 (2.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 16 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (0.88%) AWS Certification
11 10 (0.68%) CEH
11 10 (0.68%) ISEB Practitioner
12 8 (0.54%) HNC
12 8 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (0.54%) TOGAF Certification
13 7 (0.47%) IBM Certification
14 6 (0.41%) CBAP
14 6 (0.41%) CREST Certified
14 6 (0.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 5 (0.34%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 220 (14.86%) QA
2 20 (1.35%) PMO
3 19 (1.28%) GDPR
4 14 (0.95%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.81%) SLA
6 8 (0.54%) ISO 8583
7 4 (0.27%) IEC 62304
7 4 (0.27%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.20%) IEC 61508
8 3 (0.20%) ISO 13485
9 2 (0.14%) JTAG
9 2 (0.14%) NIST
10 1 (0.068%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.068%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.068%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.068%) NCSC
10 1 (0.068%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.068%) PSD2
System Software
1 245 (16.55%) Docker
2 37 (2.50%) Active Directory
3 30 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.95%) Firmware
5 12 (0.81%) VirtualBox
6 10 (0.68%) Hyper-V
7 9 (0.61%) GlusterFS
7 9 (0.61%) vSphere
8 8 (0.54%) KVM
9 5 (0.34%) LXC
9 5 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.27%) Varnish
10 4 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.20%) RACF
11 3 (0.20%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.14%) ACF2
12 2 (0.14%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.14%) iptables
12 2 (0.14%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 153 (10.34%) Kubernetes
2 120 (8.11%) Ansible
3 86 (5.81%) Terraform
4 48 (3.24%) Puppet
5 45 (3.04%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (2.03%) HP Quality Center
7 18 (1.22%) HP ALM
8 11 (0.74%) Grafana
9 10 (0.68%) Kibana
10 8 (0.54%) Nagios
10 8 (0.54%) Proxmox
11 6 (0.41%) CA Service Virtualization
12 5 (0.34%) SCCM
12 5 (0.34%) vCenter Server
12 5 (0.34%) WSUS
13 4 (0.27%) Failover Clustering
13 4 (0.27%) HP Fortify
13 4 (0.27%) WebInspect
14 3 (0.20%) NetIQ Identity Manager
14 3 (0.20%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 175 (11.82%) Microsoft
2 111 (7.50%) Atlassian
2 111 (7.50%) Oracle
3 56 (3.78%) Google
4 54 (3.65%) Red Hat
5 52 (3.51%) HP
5 52 (3.51%) IBM
6 45 (3.04%) VMware
7 33 (2.23%) SAP
8 30 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
9 21 (1.42%) Adobe
10 19 (1.28%) CA
10 19 (1.28%) ServiceNow
11 16 (1.08%) SaltStack
11 16 (1.08%) Unisys
12 15 (1.01%) Remedy
12 15 (1.01%) Splunk
13 14 (0.95%) New Relic
14 12 (0.81%) CA Agile Central
14 12 (0.81%) hybris