Period
to 17 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 108 151
Rank change year-on-year +22 +43 +47
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 6,060 4,921 4,646
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.46% 2.80% 2.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.91% 14.79% 12.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4,768 4,201 3,872
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,025
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 35,847 33,262 37,297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.47% 18.94% 17.69%
Number of salaries quoted 29,428 28,314 31,793
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing JIRA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in the UK

JIRA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JIRA.

Salary trend for JIRA in the UK

JIRA
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JIRA over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Salary histogram for JIRA in the UK

JIRA
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JIRA within the UK over the 6 months to 17 February 2018. 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
England +20 5,746 £50,000 - 845
UK excluding London +38 3,460 £45,000 - 545
London +9 2,535 £60,000 +4.35% 351
South East +31 983 £47,500 -5.00% 142
North of England +26 795 £42,500 +6.25% 142
Midlands +89 532 £40,000 +3.90% 75
South West +32 520 £50,000 +17.65% 75
North West +5 449 £42,500 +10.39% 88
East of England +7 384 £50,000 +11.11% 60
West Midlands +72 329 £35,000 -12.50% 46
Yorkshire +31 309 £42,500 -5.56% 40
East Midlands +88 196 £44,500 +22.76% 29
Scotland +8 182 £48,250 +7.22% 38
Wales +65 70 £40,000 +6.67% 10
North East -1 37 £40,000 +14.29% 14
Northern Ireland -20 10 £40,000 -30.43% 3

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, 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 with a requirement for JIRA.

1 4,159 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
2 1,920 (31.68%) Java
3 1,689 (27.87%) Scrum
4 1,662 (27.43%) Test Automation
5 1,636 (27.00%) SQL
6 1,632 (26.93%) Confluence
7 1,600 (26.40%) Git (software)
8 1,371 (22.62%) JavaScript
9 1,321 (21.80%) Finance
10 1,277 (21.07%) Linux
11 1,270 (20.96%) Jenkins
12 1,159 (19.13%) TDD
13 1,088 (17.95%) QA
14 1,070 (17.66%) C#
15 1,063 (17.54%) HTML
16 1,017 (16.78%) Continuous Integration
17 1,002 (16.53%) DevOps
18 967 (15.96%) Selenium
19 945 (15.59%) BDD
20 913 (15.07%) .NET
21 870 (14.36%) Amazon AWS
22 850 (14.03%) SQL Server
23 836 (13.80%) SDLC
24 831 (13.71%) Web Services
25 826 (13.63%) Python
26 813 (13.42%) Degree
27 801 (13.22%) CSS
28 754 (12.44%) Windows
29 753 (12.43%) Software Engineering
30 714 (11.78%) AngularJS

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1,632 (26.93%) Confluence
2 295 (4.87%) Tomcat
3 269 (4.44%) Apache
4 215 (3.55%) CMS
5 158 (2.61%) IIS
6 152 (2.51%) Apache Spark
7 127 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
8 114 (1.88%) SharePoint
9 101 (1.67%) JBoss
10 95 (1.57%) WebSphere
11 79 (1.30%) Umbraco
12 69 (1.14%) nginx
13 66 (1.09%) Drupal
14 60 (0.99%) WordPress
15 56 (0.92%) OpenStack
16 54 (0.89%) Mule
17 48 (0.79%) WebLogic
18 44 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 42 (0.69%) Mule ESB
19 42 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 224 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
2 208 (3.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 137 (2.26%) MS Visio
4 110 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
5 73 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 36 (0.59%) Photoshop
7 30 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
8 18 (0.30%) HipChat
9 13 (0.21%) InVision
10 7 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (0.12%) InfoPath
11 5 (0.083%) InDesign
12 4 (0.066%) Adobe Premiere
12 4 (0.066%) AutoCAD
12 4 (0.066%) Avid Media Composer
12 4 (0.066%) CATIA
12 4 (0.066%) SOLIDWORKS
13 3 (0.050%) Doxygen
13 3 (0.050%) Mingle
13 3 (0.050%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 76 (1.25%) Magento
2 33 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 27 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
3 27 (0.45%) Shopify
4 24 (0.40%) Workfront
5 18 (0.30%) Distributed Ledger
5 18 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
5 18 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
6 17 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
7 14 (0.23%) MetaTrader
7 14 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
8 12 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
9 9 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
9 9 (0.15%) Elite 3E
9 9 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
9 9 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
10 7 (0.12%) assyst
11 6 (0.099%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 6 (0.099%) SessionCam
11 6 (0.099%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 870 (14.36%) Amazon AWS
2 539 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 310 (5.12%) GitHub
4 300 (4.95%) SaaS
5 122 (2.01%) Slack
6 116 (1.91%) PaaS
7 109 (1.80%) Trello
8 105 (1.73%) IaaS
9 102 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
10 76 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
11 62 (1.02%) Amazon S3
12 57 (0.94%) Office 365
13 53 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 52 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
15 45 (0.74%) Basecamp
15 45 (0.74%) Google Analytics
16 41 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
17 37 (0.61%) npm
18 29 (0.48%) OpenShift
18 29 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 150 (2.48%) HTTP
2 138 (2.28%) Firewall
3 136 (2.24%) Internet
4 120 (1.98%) TCP/IP
5 117 (1.93%) DNS
6 111 (1.83%) Wireless
7 72 (1.19%) DHCP
8 67 (1.11%) VPN
9 61 (1.01%) SSL
10 50 (0.83%) SNMP
11 41 (0.68%) Broadband
12 38 (0.63%) VoIP
13 34 (0.56%) SMS
14 25 (0.41%) WAN
15 23 (0.38%) FTP
16 22 (0.36%) ICMP
17 20 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
17 20 (0.33%) Cisco IOS
17 20 (0.33%) HTTPS
17 20 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 850 (14.03%) SQL Server
2 560 (9.24%) MySQL
3 380 (6.27%) NoSQL
4 348 (5.74%) Big Data
5 275 (4.54%) PostgreSQL
6 249 (4.11%) Relational Database
7 234 (3.86%) MongoDB
8 188 (3.10%) Hadoop
9 155 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
10 137 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 129 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 126 (2.08%) Oracle Database
13 94 (1.55%) RDBMS
14 92 (1.52%) Redis
15 70 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 61 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
17 58 (0.96%) Blockchain
18 53 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
19 52 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 52 (0.86%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1,600 (26.40%) Git (software)
2 1,270 (20.96%) Jenkins
3 967 (15.96%) Selenium
4 521 (8.60%) Cucumber
5 511 (8.43%) Maven
6 481 (7.94%) Subversion
7 466 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 463 (7.64%) TeamCity
9 440 (7.26%) Bitbucket
10 385 (6.35%) JUnit
11 335 (5.53%) Team Foundation Server
12 323 (5.33%) WebDriver
13 279 (4.60%) SoapUI
14 240 (3.96%) JMeter
15 222 (3.66%) Visual Studio
16 217 (3.58%) Gradle
17 195 (3.22%) Octopus Deploy
18 149 (2.46%) Eclipse
19 135 (2.23%) Zephyr
20 126 (2.08%) Calabash
General
1 1,321 (21.80%) Finance
2 495 (8.17%) Banking
3 461 (7.61%) Retail
4 278 (4.59%) Marketing
5 221 (3.65%) Games
6 186 (3.07%) Investment Banking
7 175 (2.89%) Electronics
8 133 (2.19%) Telecoms
9 127 (2.10%) Retail Banking
10 113 (1.86%) Advertising
11 93 (1.53%) Publishing
12 83 (1.37%) Manufacturing
13 82 (1.35%) Front Office
14 81 (1.34%) Financial Institution
15 75 (1.24%) Legal
16 68 (1.12%) Back Office
17 61 (1.01%) Law
18 49 (0.81%) Automotive
19 24 (0.40%) Multimedia
20 23 (0.38%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1,833 (30.25%) Developer
2 991 (16.35%) Analyst
3 500 (8.25%) Java Developer
4 445 (7.34%) Tester
5 401 (6.62%) Business Analyst
6 328 (5.41%) Test Analyst
7 326 (5.38%) Senior Developer
8 319 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
9 308 (5.08%) Project Manager
10 300 (4.95%) Software Engineer
11 259 (4.27%) .NET Developer
12 239 (3.94%) Test Engineer
13 223 (3.68%) Software Developer
14 209 (3.45%) Automation Tester
15 204 (3.37%) QA Engineer
16 181 (2.99%) C# Developer
17 179 (2.95%) Java Engineer
18 168 (2.77%) Scrum Master
19 153 (2.52%) Senior Analyst
20 151 (2.49%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,063 (17.54%) HTML
2 913 (15.07%) .NET
3 831 (13.71%) Web Services
4 801 (13.22%) CSS
5 714 (11.78%) AngularJS
6 659 (10.87%) REST
7 518 (8.55%) jQuery
8 500 (8.25%) XML
9 472 (7.79%) Spring
10 403 (6.65%) RESTful
11 393 (6.49%) SOAP
12 381 (6.29%) JSON
13 348 (5.74%) HTML5
14 343 (5.66%) ASP.NET
15 301 (4.97%) Node.js
16 256 (4.22%) Hibernate
17 220 (3.63%) .NET Framework
18 213 (3.51%) React
19 207 (3.42%) CSS3
20 196 (3.23%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 501 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
2 477 (7.87%) User Experience
3 416 (6.86%) Computer Science
4 290 (4.79%) Mobile App
5 242 (3.99%) Enterprise Software
6 235 (3.88%) Fintech
7 152 (2.51%) Greenfield Project
8 115 (1.90%) Linux Command Line
9 113 (1.86%) Management Information System
10 88 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 80 (1.32%) Equities
12 76 (1.25%) Data Centre
13 72 (1.19%) Client/Server
14 66 (1.09%) Algorithms
15 64 (1.06%) Data Structures
16 55 (0.91%) Derivative
16 55 (0.91%) Virtual Team
17 52 (0.86%) Clustering
18 46 (0.76%) Hedge funds
19 42 (0.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1,277 (21.07%) Linux
2 754 (12.44%) Windows
3 471 (7.77%) Unix
4 306 (5.05%) Android
5 254 (4.19%) Apple iOS
6 196 (3.23%) Windows Server
7 74 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 73 (1.20%) CentOS
9 52 (0.86%) Ubuntu
10 49 (0.81%) Mac OS X
11 48 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
12 41 (0.68%) Debian
13 29 (0.48%) Solaris
14 26 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
15 24 (0.40%) Windows 10
15 24 (0.40%) Windows 7
16 18 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
17 15 (0.25%) AIX
17 15 (0.25%) Windows Embedded Compact
18 14 (0.23%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,159 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
2 1,689 (27.87%) Scrum
3 1,662 (27.43%) Test Automation
4 1,159 (19.13%) TDD
5 1,017 (16.78%) Continuous Integration
6 1,002 (16.53%) DevOps
7 945 (15.59%) BDD
8 836 (13.80%) SDLC
9 753 (12.43%) Software Engineering
10 614 (10.13%) Project Management
11 600 (9.90%) Kanban
12 565 (9.32%) MVC
13 503 (8.30%) E-Commerce
14 470 (7.76%) OO
15 462 (7.62%) Waterfall
16 437 (7.21%) User Stories
17 386 (6.37%) Mentoring
18 376 (6.20%) Microservices
19 375 (6.19%) Analytics
20 372 (6.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1,920 (31.68%) Java
2 1,636 (27.00%) SQL
3 1,371 (22.62%) JavaScript
4 1,070 (17.66%) C#
5 826 (13.63%) Python
6 518 (8.55%) PHP
7 413 (6.82%) C++
8 344 (5.68%) Ruby
9 302 (4.98%) Bash Shell
10 289 (4.77%) C
11 276 (4.55%) PowerShell
12 216 (3.56%) T-SQL
13 195 (3.22%) Perl
14 145 (2.39%) Scala
15 141 (2.33%) Shell Script
16 103 (1.70%) Groovy
17 100 (1.65%) PL/SQL
18 98 (1.62%) Objective-C
19 90 (1.49%) VB.NET
20 76 (1.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 813 (13.42%) Degree
2 356 (5.87%) ISTQB
3 268 (4.42%) Security Cleared
4 246 (4.06%) ISEB
5 203 (3.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 160 (2.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 98 (1.62%) SC Cleared
8 87 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 86 (1.42%) DV Cleared
10 50 (0.83%) PMI Certification
11 44 (0.73%) PMP
12 43 (0.71%) Master's Degree
13 38 (0.63%) MCSE
14 31 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
15 30 (0.50%) CCNA
16 29 (0.48%) MCSA
17 28 (0.46%) SSCP
18 23 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
19 22 (0.36%) CISSP
19 22 (0.36%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,088 (17.95%) QA
2 70 (1.16%) PMO
3 47 (0.78%) SLA
4 39 (0.64%) GDPR
5 38 (0.63%) PCI DSS
6 33 (0.54%) GCP
7 18 (0.30%) Data Quality
8 15 (0.25%) ISO 9001
9 12 (0.20%) MiFID
9 12 (0.20%) SEPA
10 11 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 9 (0.15%) MISRA
12 8 (0.13%) Basel III
12 8 (0.13%) MISRA C
13 4 (0.066%) ISO 13485
13 4 (0.066%) OIPF
14 3 (0.050%) Def Stans
14 3 (0.050%) DO-178B
14 3 (0.050%) EMIR
14 3 (0.050%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 569 (9.39%) Docker
2 132 (2.18%) Active Directory
3 102 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 54 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
5 41 (0.68%) Hyper-V
5 41 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
6 29 (0.48%) HDFS
6 29 (0.48%) vSphere
7 21 (0.35%) Firmware
8 18 (0.30%) NFS
9 16 (0.26%) Apache Flume
10 15 (0.25%) Postfix
10 15 (0.25%) Samba
10 15 (0.25%) VMware NSX
11 12 (0.20%) BIND 9
11 12 (0.20%) Kamailio
11 12 (0.20%) VirtualBox
12 11 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 8 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
14 6 (0.099%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 513 (8.47%) Puppet
2 384 (6.34%) Ansible
3 315 (5.20%) Opscode Chef
4 139 (2.29%) Kubernetes
5 125 (2.06%) Terraform
6 121 (2.00%) Nagios
7 109 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
8 62 (1.02%) Kibana
9 58 (0.96%) HockeyApp
10 44 (0.73%) Consul
11 38 (0.63%) ZABBIX
12 33 (0.54%) logstash
13 29 (0.48%) SCCM
14 28 (0.46%) Salt
14 28 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
15 27 (0.45%) Icinga
15 27 (0.45%) Rundeck
16 22 (0.36%) CA Service Virtualization
17 21 (0.35%) vCenter Server
18 20 (0.33%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 672 (11.09%) Microsoft
2 591 (9.75%) Oracle
3 522 (8.61%) Atlassian
4 235 (3.88%) Google
5 186 (3.07%) HP
6 158 (2.61%) SAP
7 155 (2.56%) VMware
8 138 (2.28%) IBM
9 135 (2.23%) Splunk
10 102 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
11 98 (1.62%) Red Hat
12 79 (1.30%) Apple
13 73 (1.20%) AppDynamics
13 73 (1.20%) CA Agile Central
13 73 (1.20%) WorldPay
14 68 (1.12%) RedGate
15 65 (1.07%) hybris
16 59 (0.97%) Zend
17 57 (0.94%) CA
18 55 (0.91%) ServiceNow