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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Atlassian JIRA
UK
Rank 112 134 195
Rank change year-on-year +22 +61  
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 2334 2518 1732
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.75% 2.45% 1.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.04% 13.53% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1919 2046 1359
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.16% +1.17%  

JIRA is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 16619 18608 17132
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 19.56% 18.07% 16.21%
Number of salaries quoted 13966 15893 14378
Median salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.15% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing JIRA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for JIRA in the UK

JIRA
Top 30 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +31 2257 £50,000 - 367
London +22 1136 £57,500 +4.54% 155
South East +30 381 £45,000 - 67
City of London +29 197 £60,000 +9.09% 44
South West +53 192 £42,500 -5.55% 26
East of England +18 177 £45,000 -5.26% 20
Yorkshire +7 143 £43,000 +1.17% 20
North West -37 136 £36,250 -3.33% 40
Manchester -12 115 £37,500 -3.84% 28
West Yorkshire +33 89 £45,000 -5.26% 13
Gloucestershire +19 88 £45,000 -12.19% 11
Hertfordshire +44 87 £45,000 -20.35% 8
Berkshire +13 85 £50,000 - 7
Leeds +18 79 £45,000 - 12
Hampshire -1 73 £40,000 -5.88% 18
Surrey +38 54 £52,500 +31.25% 13
Oxfordshire +13 54 £55,000 +10.00% 12
Scotland +12 53 £55,000 +22.22% 11
West Midlands +16 50 £39,550 +5.46% 21
East Midlands +26 47 £40,000 -11.11% 14
Reading +10 41 £54,000 +8.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +16 38 £38,500 -9.41% 6
Hammersmith +9 38 £60,000 +26.31% 1
North Yorkshire -12 37 £43,000 +22.85% 1
Watford +11 33 £48,750 -18.75% 1
West Sussex +22 30 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Milton Keynes +13 29 £38,500 -16.75% 3
Bristol +4 29 £48,000 +20.00% 8
Edinburgh +10 28 £58,750 +38.23% 4
Oxford +15 27 £35,500 -21.11% 5

JIRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for JIRA.

1 3343 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
2 1504 (30.99%) Java
3 1438 (29.63%) SQL
4 1430 (29.47%) Scrum
5 1306 (26.91%) Finance
6 1276 (26.29%) Git (software)
7 1236 (25.47%) Confluence
8 1031 (21.24%) Linux
9 999 (20.59%) JavaScript
10 944 (19.45%) TDD
11 923 (19.02%) Selenium
12 908 (18.71%) Jenkins
13 839 (17.29%) QA
14 815 (16.79%) C#
15 784 (16.15%) HTML
16 773 (15.93%) .NET
17 756 (15.58%) Python
18 741 (15.27%) Degree
19 738 (15.21%) SQL Server
20 732 (15.08%) DevOps
21 704 (14.51%) Continuous Integration
22 683 (14.07%) BDD
23 662 (13.64%) CSS
24 640 (13.19%) SDLC
25 611 (12.59%) Amazon AWS
26 598 (12.32%) Web Services
27 592 (12.20%) Microsoft
28 585 (12.05%) Windows
29 582 (11.99%) Subversion
30 558 (11.50%) Oracle

JIRA
Top Related 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 1236 (25.47%) Confluence
2 255 (5.25%) Tomcat
3 243 (5.01%) Apache
4 159 (3.28%) IIS
5 156 (3.21%) JBoss
6 150 (3.09%) CMS
7 132 (2.72%) Elasticsearch
8 94 (1.94%) SharePoint
9 85 (1.75%) WebSphere
10 63 (1.30%) Mule
11 60 (1.24%) Mule ESB
12 55 (1.13%) nginx
13 46 (0.95%) WordPress
14 45 (0.93%) WebLogic
15 41 (0.84%) Apache Spark
16 39 (0.80%) Apache Solr
17 36 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 34 (0.70%) OpenStack
19 28 (0.58%) MS Exchange
20 27 (0.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 340 (7.01%) MS Excel
2 109 (2.25%) MS Office
3 104 (2.14%) MS Project
4 100 (2.06%) MS Visio
5 73 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 26 (0.54%) HipChat
7 23 (0.47%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.19%) Simulink
9 8 (0.16%) Mingle
10 7 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
12 4 (0.082%) CATIA
13 3 (0.062%) AutoCAD
13 3 (0.062%) Moqups
13 3 (0.062%) SOLIDWORKS
14 2 (0.041%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 2 (0.041%) Fireworks
14 2 (0.041%) InVision
15 1 (0.021%) OmniGraffle
15 1 (0.021%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 109 (2.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 33 (0.68%) Magento
3 29 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
4 18 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
5 13 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
5 13 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
6 11 (0.23%) Sonata
7 7 (0.14%) Markit EDM
7 7 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
7 7 (0.14%) thinkFolio
8 5 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.10%) FastStats
8 5 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 5 (0.10%) SAP CRM
9 4 (0.082%) ENOVIA
9 4 (0.082%) Salerio
10 3 (0.062%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (0.062%) Unit4 Business World
10 3 (0.062%) WebTrends
11 2 (0.041%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 611 (12.59%) Amazon AWS
2 351 (7.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 261 (5.38%) SaaS
4 151 (3.11%) GitHub
5 122 (2.51%) Amazon EC2
6 91 (1.88%) Google Cloud Platform
7 64 (1.32%) CloudBees
8 53 (1.09%) Trello
9 51 (1.05%) PaaS
10 48 (0.99%) Amazon S3
11 46 (0.95%) IaaS
12 45 (0.93%) Google Analytics
13 43 (0.89%) Office 365
14 41 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
15 40 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 38 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
17 37 (0.76%) Slack
18 31 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
19 26 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
20 19 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 128 (2.64%) HTTP
2 95 (1.96%) Internet
3 71 (1.46%) Firewall
4 65 (1.34%) TCP/IP
5 44 (0.91%) LDAP
6 42 (0.87%) DNS
7 41 (0.84%) Intranet
8 39 (0.80%) LAN
8 39 (0.80%) WAN
9 37 (0.76%) SSL
10 35 (0.72%) SSH
11 27 (0.56%) Ethernet
12 23 (0.47%) VPN
13 22 (0.45%) Kerberos
14 21 (0.43%) SAN
15 19 (0.39%) VoIP
16 18 (0.37%) Extranet
17 16 (0.33%) FTP
18 14 (0.29%) Skype
18 14 (0.29%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 738 (15.21%) SQL Server
2 463 (9.54%) MySQL
3 312 (6.43%) Relational Database
4 275 (5.67%) NoSQL
5 192 (3.96%) MongoDB
6 178 (3.67%) Big Data
7 154 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 142 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
9 134 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 129 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
11 121 (2.49%) Hadoop
12 100 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
13 79 (1.63%) Redis
14 78 (1.61%) Oracle Database
15 77 (1.59%) RDBMS
16 67 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
17 65 (1.34%) Amazon RDS
18 63 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 48 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
19 48 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1276 (26.29%) Git (software)
2 923 (19.02%) Selenium
3 908 (18.71%) Jenkins
4 582 (11.99%) Subversion
5 462 (9.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 444 (9.15%) Cucumber
7 356 (7.34%) JUnit
8 312 (6.43%) Maven
9 309 (6.37%) Team Foundation Server
10 291 (6.00%) WebDriver
11 239 (4.92%) TeamCity
12 218 (4.49%) Visual Studio
13 207 (4.27%) HP UFT
14 203 (4.18%) Bitbucket
15 174 (3.59%) JMeter
16 148 (3.05%) SoapUI
17 138 (2.84%) IntelliJ
17 138 (2.84%) LoadRunner
18 127 (2.62%) Vagrant
19 119 (2.45%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1306 (26.91%) Finance
2 351 (7.23%) Banking
3 306 (6.31%) Retail
4 296 (6.10%) Marketing
5 250 (5.15%) Telecoms
6 157 (3.24%) Electronics
6 157 (3.24%) Manufacturing
7 121 (2.49%) Investment Banking
8 103 (2.12%) Games
9 86 (1.77%) Publishing
10 81 (1.67%) Advertising
11 72 (1.48%) Front Office
12 61 (1.26%) Financial Institution
13 55 (1.13%) Legal
14 47 (0.97%) Back Office
15 22 (0.45%) Automotive
16 19 (0.39%) Law
17 13 (0.27%) French Language
17 13 (0.27%) Online Betting
18 12 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1582 (32.60%) Developer
2 938 (19.33%) Analyst
3 441 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 368 (7.58%) Test Analyst
5 314 (6.47%) Business Analyst
6 303 (6.24%) Senior Developer
7 293 (6.04%) Tester
8 285 (5.87%) Project Manager
9 281 (5.79%) C# Developer
10 230 (4.74%) .NET Developer
11 210 (4.33%) Test Engineer
12 186 (3.83%) DevOps Engineer
13 178 (3.67%) Software Engineer
14 155 (3.19%) Software Developer
15 142 (2.93%) Junior
16 139 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
16 139 (2.86%) QA Engineer
17 137 (2.82%) Java Engineer
18 135 (2.78%) JavaScript Developer
19 134 (2.76%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 784 (16.15%) HTML
2 773 (15.93%) .NET
3 662 (13.64%) CSS
4 598 (12.32%) Web Services
5 499 (10.28%) AngularJS
6 437 (9.00%) REST
7 418 (8.61%) XML
8 415 (8.55%) Spring
9 358 (7.38%) HTML5
10 351 (7.23%) ASP.NET
11 324 (6.68%) SOAP
12 323 (6.66%) JSON
13 321 (6.61%) jQuery
14 311 (6.41%) Node.js
15 267 (5.50%) RESTful
16 234 (4.82%) Hibernate
17 233 (4.80%) .NET Framework
18 214 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC
19 191 (3.94%) CSS3
20 165 (3.40%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 359 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
2 348 (7.17%) Computer Science
3 259 (5.34%) User Experience
4 246 (5.07%) Mobile App
5 197 (4.06%) Fintech
6 101 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 88 (1.81%) Wiki
8 68 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 65 (1.34%) Virtual Team
10 64 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
11 54 (1.11%) iPad
12 51 (1.05%) Data Structures
13 49 (1.01%) Client/Server
14 48 (0.99%) Fixed Income
14 48 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
15 40 (0.82%) Equities
15 40 (0.82%) Hedge funds
16 35 (0.72%) Algorithms
17 32 (0.66%) Derivative
18 31 (0.64%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1031 (21.24%) Linux
2 585 (12.05%) Windows
3 322 (6.64%) Unix
4 194 (4.00%) Apple iOS
5 165 (3.40%) Android
6 112 (2.31%) Windows Server
7 102 (2.10%) CentOS
8 101 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 64 (1.32%) CoreOS
10 53 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 47 (0.97%) Ubuntu
12 39 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
13 29 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
14 28 (0.58%) Debian
15 27 (0.56%) Mac OS X
16 26 (0.54%) Windows 7
17 25 (0.52%) Windows Embedded Compact
18 22 (0.45%) SUSE
18 22 (0.45%) Windows 10
19 19 (0.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3343 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
2 1430 (29.47%) Scrum
3 944 (19.45%) TDD
4 732 (15.08%) DevOps
5 704 (14.51%) Continuous Integration
6 683 (14.07%) BDD
7 640 (13.19%) SDLC
8 547 (11.27%) OO
9 540 (11.13%) Kanban
10 531 (10.94%) E-Commerce
11 528 (10.88%) MVC
12 448 (9.23%) Software Engineering
13 436 (8.98%) Test Automation
14 435 (8.96%) Project Management
15 393 (8.10%) Unit Testing
16 364 (7.50%) User Stories
17 353 (7.27%) Automated Testing
18 337 (6.94%) Waterfall
19 327 (6.74%) Test Scripting
20 318 (6.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1504 (30.99%) Java
2 1438 (29.63%) SQL
3 999 (20.59%) JavaScript
4 815 (16.79%) C#
5 756 (15.58%) Python
6 374 (7.71%) PHP
7 335 (6.90%) Bash Shell
8 283 (5.83%) Ruby
9 246 (5.07%) C++
10 238 (4.90%) C
11 210 (4.33%) PowerShell
12 200 (4.12%) Perl
13 155 (3.19%) T-SQL
14 137 (2.82%) Scala
15 133 (2.74%) PL/SQL
16 105 (2.16%) Shell Script
17 86 (1.77%) Groovy
18 75 (1.55%) Objective-C
19 68 (1.40%) Apple Swift
20 59 (1.22%) Go
Qualifications
1 741 (15.27%) Degree
2 363 (7.48%) ISTQB
3 319 (6.57%) ISEB
4 205 (4.22%) Security Cleared
5 88 (1.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 77 (1.59%) DV Cleared
7 62 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 57 (1.17%) MCSE
8 57 (1.17%) SC Cleared
9 35 (0.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 30 (0.62%) AWS Certification
11 28 (0.58%) CCNA
11 28 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
12 26 (0.54%) PMI Certification
12 26 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 23 (0.47%) PMP
14 17 (0.35%) CISSP
14 17 (0.35%) CompTIA Security+
14 17 (0.35%) Security+ Certification
15 14 (0.29%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 839 (17.29%) QA
2 84 (1.73%) SLA
3 49 (1.01%) PMO
4 26 (0.54%) Data Quality
5 20 (0.41%) PCI DSS
6 15 (0.31%) SDET
7 8 (0.16%) IEC 61508
8 6 (0.12%) EMIR
9 5 (0.10%) GCP
9 5 (0.10%) MiFID
9 5 (0.10%) WCAG
10 4 (0.082%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.062%) Actionable Recommendations
11 3 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 3 (0.062%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.041%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 2 (0.041%) FATCA
13 1 (0.021%) DO-178B
13 1 (0.021%) JTAG
13 1 (0.021%) UCITS
System Software
1 333 (6.86%) Docker
2 146 (3.01%) Active Directory
3 95 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (0.70%) Varnish
5 24 (0.49%) VirtualBox
6 23 (0.47%) Samba
7 22 (0.45%) Hyper-V
7 22 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
8 20 (0.41%) LXC
9 18 (0.37%) vSphere
10 17 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
11 15 (0.31%) KVM
12 14 (0.29%) Xen
13 12 (0.25%) Firmware
13 12 (0.25%) NFS
14 10 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 7 (0.14%) Dovecot
15 7 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
16 6 (0.12%) Shibboleth
16 6 (0.12%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 420 (8.65%) Puppet
2 305 (6.28%) Opscode Chef
3 296 (6.10%) Ansible
4 149 (3.07%) HP Quality Center
5 143 (2.95%) Nagios
6 82 (1.69%) Graphite
7 61 (1.26%) Kubernetes
8 48 (0.99%) Control-M
9 40 (0.82%) Terraform
10 35 (0.72%) ZABBIX
11 31 (0.64%) OpenView
12 21 (0.43%) Salt
13 20 (0.41%) SELinux
14 19 (0.39%) Mesos
15 16 (0.33%) CA Service Virtualization
15 16 (0.33%) logstash
16 15 (0.31%) Capistrano
16 15 (0.31%) Kibana
17 13 (0.27%) Grafana
17 13 (0.27%) Rancher
Vendors
1 592 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 558 (11.50%) Oracle
3 435 (8.96%) Atlassian
4 221 (4.55%) HP
5 211 (4.35%) Google
6 176 (3.63%) Red Hat
7 161 (3.32%) SAP
8 136 (2.80%) VMware
9 129 (2.66%) Salesforce.com
10 118 (2.43%) Apple
11 117 (2.41%) IBM
12 99 (2.04%) New Relic
13 88 (1.81%) AppDynamics
14 83 (1.71%) CA Agile Central
15 78 (1.61%) Adobe
16 70 (1.44%) hybris
17 66 (1.36%) ATG
18 53 (1.09%) Splunk
19 52 (1.07%) Dynatrace
20 44 (0.91%) Cognos
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The North Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 3 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum 25% bonus, 10% pension
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 4 hours ago
South East
Stepstone UK
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The North Starr
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £48,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday