Period
to 21 January 2020

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

Atlassian JIRA
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 67 73 89
Rank change year-on-year +6 +16 +19
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 5,236 6,027 5,846
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.15% 4.00% 3.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.43% 20.09% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3,851 4,402 4,589
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £32,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 24,433 30,000 34,935
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.35% 19.90% 20.32%
Number of salaries quoted 19,249 23,887 28,659
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 21 January 2020.

Salary histogram for JIRA in the UK

JIRA
Top 17 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 21 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
England +5 4,945 £55,000 +5.58% 834
UK excluding London +8 3,101 £50,000 +5.26% 633
London -8 2,029 £62,500 +4.17% 274
South East +8 968 £55,000 +10.00% 152
North of England +12 780 £45,000 - 157
North West +5 438 £42,500 -5.56% 91
South West +28 401 £50,000 +5.26% 83
Midlands +35 376 £47,500 +11.76% 96
East of England +14 358 £50,000 +9.89% 72
Yorkshire +16 290 £50,000 +11.11% 49
West Midlands +46 216 £50,000 +25.00% 48
East Midlands +4 153 £46,250 +2.78% 48
Scotland -13 122 £45,000 - 42
Wales +17 99 £45,000 -6.77% 27
North East +16 52 £45,000 - 17
Northern Ireland -17 5 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Isle of Man - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 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 with a requirement for JIRA.

1 3,439 (65.68%) Agile Software Development
2 1,847 (35.28%) Confluence
3 1,769 (33.79%) Scrum
4 1,389 (26.53%) Git (software)
5 1,346 (25.71%) Test Automation
6 1,343 (25.65%) Java
7 1,294 (24.71%) DevOps
8 1,246 (23.80%) Jenkins
9 1,212 (23.15%) SQL
10 1,083 (20.68%) Finance
11 1,076 (20.55%) JavaScript
12 999 (19.08%) AWS
13 925 (17.67%) C#
14 905 (17.28%) Python
15 872 (16.65%) QA
16 837 (15.99%) Azure
17 834 (15.93%) Linux
18 796 (15.20%) TDD
19 791 (15.11%) Continuous Integration
20 789 (15.07%) Problem-Solving
21 755 (14.42%) .NET
22 733 (14.00%) Selenium
23 727 (13.88%) Docker
24 695 (13.27%) Software Engineering
25 671 (12.82%) BDD
26 660 (12.61%) Microsoft
27 627 (11.97%) Degree
28 618 (11.80%) HTML
29 614 (11.73%) SDLC
30 612 (11.69%) Kanban

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 1,847 (35.28%) Confluence
2 191 (3.65%) SharePoint
3 132 (2.52%) Apache
4 129 (2.46%) Tomcat
5 124 (2.37%) CMS
6 120 (2.29%) Apache Spark
7 83 (1.59%) IIS
8 74 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
9 60 (1.15%) WordPress
10 58 (1.11%) WebSphere
11 55 (1.05%) Drupal
12 43 (0.82%) JBoss
13 40 (0.76%) nginx
14 37 (0.71%) OpenStack
15 30 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
15 30 (0.57%) Umbraco
16 24 (0.46%) WebLogic
17 23 (0.44%) Mule
18 18 (0.34%) SugarCRM
19 16 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 188 (3.59%) Microsoft Office
2 149 (2.85%) Microsoft Project
3 141 (2.69%) Microsoft Excel
4 133 (2.54%) MS Visio
5 76 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 29 (0.55%) HipChat
6 29 (0.55%) InVision
7 20 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
8 19 (0.36%) Zeplin
9 18 (0.34%) Adobe XD
10 17 (0.32%) Photoshop
11 15 (0.29%) Chatbot
12 14 (0.27%) Sketch
13 12 (0.23%) Gliffy
14 11 (0.21%) Simulink
15 9 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 8 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
17 5 (0.095%) InDesign
18 4 (0.076%) AutoCAD
18 4 (0.076%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 83 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 49 (0.94%) Magento
3 48 (0.92%) Payment Gateway
4 24 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 23 (0.44%) NetSuite
6 21 (0.40%) SAP Hybris
7 19 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
8 13 (0.25%) Documaker
9 12 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
9 12 (0.23%) Salerio
10 9 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
10 9 (0.17%) SAP ERP
11 7 (0.13%) R3 Corda
12 6 (0.11%) assyst
12 6 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
12 6 (0.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
12 6 (0.11%) Temenos T24
13 5 (0.095%) RiskWrite
13 5 (0.095%) Shopify
13 5 (0.095%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 999 (19.08%) AWS
2 837 (15.99%) Azure
3 387 (7.39%) GitHub
4 235 (4.49%) SaaS
5 224 (4.28%) GCP
6 190 (3.63%) Office 365
7 181 (3.46%) Slack
8 113 (2.16%) Serverless
9 111 (2.12%) Trello
10 100 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
11 95 (1.81%) PaaS
12 92 (1.76%) AWS CloudFormation
13 88 (1.68%) OpenShift
14 85 (1.62%) IaaS
15 73 (1.39%) Power Platform
16 69 (1.32%) Amazon S3
17 65 (1.24%) BrowserStack
17 65 (1.24%) npm
18 64 (1.22%) AWS Lambda
19 51 (0.97%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 129 (2.46%) DNS
2 118 (2.25%) Firewall
3 105 (2.01%) TCP/IP
4 64 (1.22%) Internet
5 58 (1.11%) VPN
6 56 (1.07%) HTTP
7 53 (1.01%) DHCP
8 45 (0.86%) Skype
9 32 (0.61%) Wireshark
10 31 (0.59%) VLAN
11 28 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
12 27 (0.52%) Intranet
13 24 (0.46%) HTTPS
14 23 (0.44%) SSL
14 23 (0.44%) VoIP
15 21 (0.40%) SNMP
16 20 (0.38%) SAN
17 18 (0.34%) NetScaler
17 18 (0.34%) Wireless
18 16 (0.31%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 536 (10.24%) SQL Server
2 275 (5.25%) MySQL
3 219 (4.18%) Big Data
4 181 (3.46%) PostgreSQL
5 176 (3.36%) Relational Database
6 160 (3.06%) MongoDB
7 149 (2.85%) NoSQL
8 127 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
9 107 (2.04%) Redis
10 95 (1.81%) Hadoop
11 89 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 87 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 81 (1.55%) Amazon RDS
14 69 (1.32%) RDBMS
15 67 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 66 (1.26%) Power BI
17 58 (1.11%) Oracle Database
18 47 (0.90%) Apache Hive
19 42 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 38 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1,389 (26.53%) Git (software)
2 1,246 (23.80%) Jenkins
3 733 (14.00%) Selenium
4 519 (9.91%) Bitbucket
5 463 (8.84%) Cucumber
6 336 (6.42%) Maven
7 274 (5.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 265 (5.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 258 (4.93%) SoapUI
10 235 (4.49%) Subversion
11 232 (4.43%) TeamCity
12 228 (4.35%) JMeter
13 225 (4.30%) JUnit
14 201 (3.84%) WebDriver
15 194 (3.71%) Postman
16 192 (3.67%) Visual Studio
17 125 (2.39%) SpecFlow
18 124 (2.37%) Octopus Deploy
19 114 (2.18%) TestRail
20 113 (2.16%) GitLab
General
1 1,083 (20.68%) Finance
2 335 (6.40%) Banking
3 292 (5.58%) Retail
4 192 (3.67%) Marketing
5 173 (3.30%) Public Sector
6 96 (1.83%) Games
7 83 (1.59%) Telecoms
8 76 (1.45%) Legal
9 74 (1.41%) Manufacturing
10 72 (1.38%) Electronics
11 59 (1.13%) Back Office
12 58 (1.11%) Advertising
13 56 (1.07%) Automotive
14 50 (0.95%) Financial Institution
15 40 (0.76%) Billing
16 37 (0.71%) Publishing
17 33 (0.63%) Front Office
18 32 (0.61%) Aerospace
19 24 (0.46%) Military
20 23 (0.44%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,314 (25.10%) Developer
2 823 (15.72%) Analyst
3 331 (6.32%) Software Engineer
4 298 (5.69%) Business Analyst
5 267 (5.10%) DevOps Engineer
6 259 (4.95%) Test Analyst
7 256 (4.89%) Senior Developer
8 226 (4.32%) Project Manager
9 225 (4.30%) Java Developer
10 220 (4.20%) Test Engineer
11 201 (3.84%) QA Engineer
12 184 (3.51%) Architect
13 183 (3.50%) Tester
14 179 (3.42%) C# Developer
15 177 (3.38%) .NET Developer
16 171 (3.27%) Software Developer
17 154 (2.94%) Consultant
18 125 (2.39%) Java Engineer
19 120 (2.29%) Senior Analyst
20 118 (2.25%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 755 (14.42%) .NET
2 618 (11.80%) HTML
3 597 (11.40%) CSS
4 487 (9.30%) Web Services
5 476 (9.09%) REST
6 404 (7.72%) Spring
7 399 (7.62%) AngularJS
8 377 (7.20%) JSON
9 369 (7.05%) React
10 350 (6.68%) RESTful
11 331 (6.32%) Node.js
12 298 (5.69%) XML
13 237 (4.53%) SOAP
14 216 (4.13%) ASP.NET
15 211 (4.03%) HTML5
16 190 (3.63%) jQuery
17 179 (3.42%) .NET Framework
18 156 (2.98%) Spring Boot
19 149 (2.85%) Hibernate
20 146 (2.79%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 532 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
2 339 (6.47%) User Experience
3 222 (4.24%) Mobile App
4 206 (3.93%) Self-Motivation
5 169 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
6 120 (2.29%) Management Information System
7 90 (1.72%) Public Cloud
8 88 (1.68%) Virtual Team
9 73 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
10 65 (1.24%) Algorithms
10 65 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
11 54 (1.03%) Cloud Native
12 44 (0.84%) Data Centre
13 42 (0.80%) Wiki
14 38 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 38 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
14 38 (0.73%) PKI
15 34 (0.65%) Data Structures
16 31 (0.59%) Analytical Mindset
17 30 (0.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 834 (15.93%) Linux
2 574 (10.96%) Windows
3 279 (5.33%) Unix
4 212 (4.05%) Android
5 192 (3.67%) Apple iOS
6 114 (2.18%) Windows Server
7 111 (2.12%) CentOS
8 62 (1.18%) Windows 10
9 61 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 54 (1.03%) Ubuntu
11 43 (0.82%) Mac OS
12 40 (0.76%) Windows 7
13 35 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
14 23 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
15 20 (0.38%) Debian
16 19 (0.36%) Fedora
17 15 (0.29%) OS/400
18 11 (0.21%) VxWorks
19 9 (0.17%) Solaris
19 9 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,439 (65.68%) Agile Software Development
2 1,769 (33.79%) Scrum
3 1,346 (25.71%) Test Automation
4 1,294 (24.71%) DevOps
5 796 (15.20%) TDD
6 791 (15.11%) Continuous Integration
7 789 (15.07%) Problem-Solving
8 695 (13.27%) Software Engineering
9 671 (12.82%) BDD
10 614 (11.73%) SDLC
11 612 (11.69%) Kanban
12 560 (10.70%) Project Management
13 529 (10.10%) Microservices
14 440 (8.40%) Stakeholder Management
15 438 (8.37%) Mentoring
16 422 (8.06%) User Stories
17 414 (7.91%) E-Commerce
18 407 (7.77%) Waterfall
19 361 (6.89%) Computer Science
20 347 (6.63%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1,343 (25.65%) Java
2 1,212 (23.15%) SQL
3 1,076 (20.55%) JavaScript
4 925 (17.67%) C#
5 905 (17.28%) Python
6 283 (5.40%) PHP
7 273 (5.21%) C
8 261 (4.98%) Bash Shell
9 255 (4.87%) PowerShell
10 245 (4.68%) C++
11 156 (2.98%) Java 8
12 152 (2.90%) Ruby
13 147 (2.81%) Scala
14 137 (2.62%) TypeScript
15 135 (2.58%) T-SQL
16 133 (2.54%) ES6
17 98 (1.87%) Shell Script
18 95 (1.81%) Go
19 94 (1.80%) Perl
20 79 (1.51%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 627 (11.97%) Degree
2 260 (4.97%) ISTQB
3 186 (3.55%) Security Cleared
4 184 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
5 174 (3.32%) ISEB
6 82 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 78 (1.49%) SC Cleared
8 70 (1.34%) DV Cleared
9 45 (0.86%) PMI Certification
10 43 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 37 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
11 37 (0.71%) RHCE
12 29 (0.55%) CCNA
13 27 (0.52%) MCSE
14 25 (0.48%) PMP
15 23 (0.44%) AWS Certification
16 22 (0.42%) CISSP
16 22 (0.42%) Postgraduate
17 20 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
17 20 (0.38%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 872 (16.65%) QA
2 78 (1.49%) PMO
3 74 (1.41%) Data Quality
4 67 (1.28%) SLA
5 38 (0.73%) GDPR
6 27 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 15 (0.29%) PCI DSS
8 11 (0.21%) PMBOK
9 7 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.095%) NIST
11 4 (0.076%) Def Stans
11 4 (0.076%) Dodd-Frank
11 4 (0.076%) EMIR
11 4 (0.076%) ITGC
11 4 (0.076%) MiFID
12 3 (0.057%) Cyber Essentials
12 3 (0.057%) Government Security Classifications
12 3 (0.057%) NCSC
13 2 (0.038%) MISRA C
System Software
1 727 (13.88%) Docker
2 180 (3.44%) Active Directory
3 60 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (0.69%) Hyper-V
5 32 (0.61%) Firmware
6 29 (0.55%) vSphere
7 19 (0.36%) Apache Flume
8 18 (0.34%) XenApp
9 17 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
9 17 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
11 13 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 12 (0.23%) XenDesktop
13 10 (0.19%) ACF2
13 10 (0.19%) KVM
13 10 (0.19%) RACF
14 8 (0.15%) iptables
14 8 (0.15%) NFS
14 8 (0.15%) Xen
15 7 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 412 (7.87%) Kubernetes
2 389 (7.43%) Ansible
3 280 (5.35%) Terraform
4 249 (4.76%) Puppet
5 211 (4.03%) Opscode Chef
6 156 (2.98%) HP Quality Center
7 97 (1.85%) HP ALM
8 68 (1.30%) Mesos
9 64 (1.22%) Packer
10 55 (1.05%) Marathon
10 55 (1.05%) Nagios
11 52 (0.99%) Grafana
12 40 (0.76%) SCCM
13 37 (0.71%) Oozie
14 34 (0.65%) Kibana
15 33 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
16 29 (0.55%) ZABBIX
17 28 (0.53%) SCOM
17 28 (0.53%) WSUS
18 27 (0.52%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 660 (12.61%) Microsoft
2 445 (8.50%) Atlassian
3 435 (8.31%) Oracle
4 268 (5.12%) Google
5 225 (4.30%) HP
6 187 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
7 162 (3.09%) SAP
8 120 (2.29%) WorldPay
9 106 (2.02%) Splunk
10 103 (1.97%) IBM
10 103 (1.97%) Red Hat
11 97 (1.85%) VMware
12 96 (1.83%) Adobe
13 93 (1.78%) hybris
14 78 (1.49%) ServiceNow
14 78 (1.49%) Tableau
15 73 (1.39%) FIS
16 55 (1.05%) CA
16 55 (1.05%) Cisco
17 50 (0.95%) Delphix