Period
to 24 September 2017

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 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 117 176
Rank change year-on-year +28 +59 +42
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 5980 5263 4223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.43% 2.73% 1.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.62% 14.81% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4512 4611 3463
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +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 35989 35548 38011
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.64% 18.44% 17.25%
Number of salaries quoted 29219 30818 32134
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 £29,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -

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 24 September 2017.

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 24 September 2017. 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 +25 5693 £50,000 -2.91% 285
London +14 2983 £60,000 +4.35% 123
UK excluding London +42 2890 £43,500 -3.33% 186
South East +54 851 £45,000 -5.26% 44
North of England +15 726 £40,000 - 53
South West +43 429 £45,000 - 19
North West 0 419 £42,500 - 29
Midlands +56 390 £40,000 +6.67% 33
East of England -10 308 £46,500 -11.43% 13
Yorkshire +34 287 £37,500 -6.25% 23
West Midlands +16 254 £37,500 +7.14% 24
East Midlands +71 132 £50,000 +26.58% 9
Scotland -9 131 £46,250 +8.82% 19
Wales +19 35 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Northern Ireland -1 26 £12,500 -68.75%
North East +19 20 £37,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 4159 (69.55%) Agile Software Development
2 2178 (36.42%) Java
3 1890 (31.61%) SQL
4 1835 (30.69%) Scrum
5 1828 (30.57%) Git (software)
6 1780 (29.77%) Finance
7 1562 (26.12%) Confluence
8 1458 (24.38%) Test Automation
9 1388 (23.21%) Linux
10 1367 (22.86%) JavaScript
11 1298 (21.71%) TDD
12 1260 (21.07%) Jenkins
13 1119 (18.71%) Continuous Integration
14 1113 (18.61%) HTML
15 1074 (17.96%) SQL Server
16 1051 (17.58%) C#
17 1043 (17.44%) SDLC
18 1024 (17.12%) BDD
19 1023 (17.11%) QA
20 994 (16.62%) DevOps
21 931 (15.57%) .NET
22 924 (15.45%) Selenium
23 901 (15.07%) Retail
24 882 (14.75%) CSS
25 877 (14.67%) MVC
25 877 (14.67%) Degree
26 871 (14.57%) Python
27 865 (14.46%) Windows
28 854 (14.28%) Web Services
28 854 (14.28%) Amazon AWS

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 1562 (26.12%) Confluence
2 475 (7.94%) Tomcat
3 439 (7.34%) Apache
4 268 (4.48%) CMS
5 217 (3.63%) JBoss
6 180 (3.01%) IIS
7 142 (2.37%) SharePoint
8 122 (2.04%) Mule
9 107 (1.79%) Apache Spark
10 105 (1.76%) Mule ESB
11 101 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
12 96 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
13 88 (1.47%) nginx
14 85 (1.42%) WebSphere
15 75 (1.25%) WebLogic
16 71 (1.19%) Apache Solr
16 71 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 67 (1.12%) OpenStack
18 64 (1.07%) Umbraco
19 49 (0.82%) Jetty
Applications
1 335 (5.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 140 (2.34%) Microsoft Office
3 122 (2.04%) MS Visio
4 113 (1.89%) Microsoft Project
5 70 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 42 (0.70%) Photoshop
7 20 (0.33%) HipChat
8 12 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
9 8 (0.13%) FrameMaker
10 7 (0.12%) Campfire
11 5 (0.084%) InVision
12 4 (0.067%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.067%) OmniGraffle
12 4 (0.067%) Simulink
13 3 (0.050%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.033%) Doxygen
14 2 (0.033%) InDesign
14 2 (0.033%) Mingle
15 1 (0.017%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 1 (0.017%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 67 (1.12%) Magento
2 66 (1.10%) SAP Hybris
3 48 (0.80%) Payment Gateway
4 44 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
5 27 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
6 13 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
7 11 (0.18%) iTrent
7 11 (0.18%) ResourceLink
8 10 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
9 8 (0.13%) assyst
9 8 (0.13%) Global One
10 7 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
10 7 (0.12%) Shopify
11 6 (0.10%) Adobe Campaign
11 6 (0.10%) IntelliMatch
11 6 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
12 5 (0.084%) Markit EDM
12 5 (0.084%) Sonata
12 5 (0.084%) thinkFolio
13 4 (0.067%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 854 (14.28%) Amazon AWS
2 411 (6.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 379 (6.34%) GitHub
4 324 (5.42%) SaaS
5 170 (2.84%) Amazon EC2
6 88 (1.47%) PaaS
7 75 (1.25%) IaaS
8 72 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
9 66 (1.10%) Trello
10 61 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
11 58 (0.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 55 (0.92%) Office 365
13 52 (0.87%) Slack
14 47 (0.79%) Amazon S3
15 45 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
16 42 (0.70%) npm
17 38 (0.64%) Google Analytics
18 29 (0.48%) CloudBees
19 28 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
19 28 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 161 (2.69%) HTTP
2 154 (2.58%) Internet
3 116 (1.94%) Firewall
4 79 (1.32%) DNS
5 75 (1.25%) TCP/IP
6 53 (0.89%) VPN
7 44 (0.74%) DHCP
7 44 (0.74%) LDAP
8 39 (0.65%) SSL
9 35 (0.59%) Ethernet
10 32 (0.54%) Wireless
11 31 (0.52%) WAN
12 29 (0.48%) VoIP
13 27 (0.45%) SSH
14 23 (0.38%) LAN
15 21 (0.35%) ATM
15 21 (0.35%) Network Security
16 20 (0.33%) DMZ
16 20 (0.33%) SNMP
17 19 (0.32%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1074 (17.96%) SQL Server
2 527 (8.81%) MySQL
3 400 (6.69%) NoSQL
4 342 (5.72%) Relational Database
5 304 (5.08%) MongoDB
6 263 (4.40%) Big Data
7 216 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 202 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 159 (2.66%) Hadoop
10 146 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
11 136 (2.27%) Neo4j
12 122 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
13 120 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
14 116 (1.94%) Oracle Database
15 114 (1.91%) Redis
16 110 (1.84%) BusinessObjects
17 103 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 91 (1.52%) RDBMS
19 72 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
20 58 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1828 (30.57%) Git (software)
2 1260 (21.07%) Jenkins
3 924 (15.45%) Selenium
4 619 (10.35%) TeamCity
5 579 (9.68%) Subversion
6 541 (9.05%) Cucumber
7 510 (8.53%) JUnit
8 478 (7.99%) Maven
9 450 (7.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 349 (5.84%) Bitbucket
11 326 (5.45%) Visual Studio
12 298 (4.98%) WebDriver
13 272 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
14 264 (4.41%) JMeter
15 182 (3.04%) Octopus Deploy
16 175 (2.93%) SoapUI
17 169 (2.83%) Hudson
18 167 (2.79%) Gradle
19 154 (2.58%) SpecFlow
20 150 (2.51%) Eclipse
General
1 1780 (29.77%) Finance
2 901 (15.07%) Retail
3 804 (13.44%) Banking
4 582 (9.73%) Investment Banking
5 455 (7.61%) Retail Banking
6 401 (6.71%) Marketing
7 270 (4.52%) Telecoms
8 225 (3.76%) Manufacturing
9 223 (3.73%) Electronics
10 141 (2.36%) Games
11 120 (2.01%) Front Office
12 107 (1.79%) Back Office
13 97 (1.62%) Financial Institution
14 92 (1.54%) Publishing
15 91 (1.52%) Advertising
16 53 (0.89%) Law
17 46 (0.77%) Legal
18 41 (0.69%) Automotive
19 30 (0.50%) German Language
20 26 (0.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 2092 (34.98%) Developer
2 999 (16.71%) Analyst
3 681 (11.39%) Java Developer
4 418 (6.99%) Business Analyst
5 395 (6.61%) Tester
6 388 (6.49%) Senior Developer
7 344 (5.75%) Test Analyst
8 307 (5.13%) .NET Developer
9 287 (4.80%) DevOps Engineer
9 287 (4.80%) Project Manager
10 258 (4.31%) Software Developer
10 258 (4.31%) Software Engineer
11 215 (3.60%) C# Developer
12 213 (3.56%) Test Engineer
13 181 (3.03%) QA Engineer
14 170 (2.84%) Automation Tester
15 150 (2.51%) Junior
15 150 (2.51%) PHP Developer
16 146 (2.44%) Consultant
16 146 (2.44%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1113 (18.61%) HTML
2 931 (15.57%) .NET
3 882 (14.75%) CSS
4 854 (14.28%) Web Services
5 783 (13.09%) AngularJS
6 766 (12.81%) XML
7 710 (11.87%) Spring
8 671 (11.22%) REST
9 492 (8.23%) SOAP
10 489 (8.18%) JSON
11 464 (7.76%) jQuery
12 449 (7.51%) ASP.NET
13 448 (7.49%) RESTful
14 417 (6.97%) HTML5
15 399 (6.67%) Hibernate
16 319 (5.33%) Node.js
17 270 (4.52%) .NET Framework
18 254 (4.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 245 (4.10%) CSS3
20 237 (3.96%) React
Miscellaneous
1 708 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
2 505 (8.44%) Computer Science
3 432 (7.22%) User Experience
4 249 (4.16%) Mobile App
5 230 (3.85%) Fintech
6 217 (3.63%) Enterprise Software
7 193 (3.23%) Derivative
8 182 (3.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 181 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
10 179 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
11 166 (2.78%) Equities
12 150 (2.51%) Credit Risk
13 140 (2.34%) iPad
14 113 (1.89%) Management Information System
15 111 (1.86%) Algorithms
16 106 (1.77%) Data Structures
16 106 (1.77%) OTC Derivatives
17 92 (1.54%) Virtual Team
18 76 (1.27%) Client/Server
18 76 (1.27%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1388 (23.21%) Linux
2 865 (14.46%) Windows
3 483 (8.08%) Unix
4 313 (5.23%) Android
5 295 (4.93%) Apple iOS
6 180 (3.01%) Windows Server
7 110 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 74 (1.24%) CentOS
9 56 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 48 (0.80%) Ubuntu
11 47 (0.79%) Windows 7
12 36 (0.60%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 35 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
14 34 (0.57%) Embedded Linux
14 34 (0.57%) Mac OS X
15 30 (0.50%) Windows 10
16 29 (0.48%) CoreOS
17 24 (0.40%) Solaris
18 21 (0.35%) Debian
19 20 (0.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4159 (69.55%) Agile Software Development
2 1835 (30.69%) Scrum
3 1458 (24.38%) Test Automation
4 1298 (21.71%) TDD
5 1119 (18.71%) Continuous Integration
6 1043 (17.44%) SDLC
7 1024 (17.12%) BDD
8 994 (16.62%) DevOps
9 877 (14.67%) MVC
10 708 (11.84%) Kanban
11 664 (11.10%) Software Engineering
12 650 (10.87%) E-Commerce
13 639 (10.69%) OO
14 600 (10.03%) Project Management
15 565 (9.45%) Asset Management
16 470 (7.86%) Wealth Management
17 464 (7.76%) Analytics
18 451 (7.54%) Waterfall
19 434 (7.26%) Unit Testing
20 416 (6.96%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2178 (36.42%) Java
2 1890 (31.61%) SQL
3 1367 (22.86%) JavaScript
4 1051 (17.58%) C#
5 871 (14.57%) Python
6 439 (7.34%) PHP
7 364 (6.09%) C++
8 331 (5.54%) Ruby
9 254 (4.25%) PowerShell
10 235 (3.93%) C
11 211 (3.53%) T-SQL
12 199 (3.33%) Bash Shell
13 187 (3.13%) Shell Script
14 169 (2.83%) Groovy
15 148 (2.47%) PL/SQL
16 135 (2.26%) Perl
17 120 (2.01%) Scala
18 107 (1.79%) TypeScript
19 95 (1.59%) Objective-C
20 90 (1.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 877 (14.67%) Degree
2 272 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 258 (4.31%) ISTQB
4 251 (4.20%) ISEB
5 203 (3.39%) Security Cleared
6 95 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 90 (1.51%) SC Cleared
8 81 (1.35%) PMI Certification
9 60 (1.00%) DV Cleared
10 58 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
11 40 (0.67%) PMP
12 29 (0.48%) Master's Degree
13 21 (0.35%) CBAP
13 21 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
13 21 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 20 (0.33%) MCSE
15 17 (0.28%) CCNA
15 17 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
15 17 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 12 (0.20%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1023 (17.11%) QA
2 93 (1.56%) Basel III
3 49 (0.82%) SLA
4 40 (0.67%) PMO
5 26 (0.43%) ISO 9001
6 24 (0.40%) Data Quality
7 20 (0.33%) MiFID
8 16 (0.27%) PCI DSS
9 9 (0.15%) MISRA
9 9 (0.15%) WCAG
10 7 (0.12%) GDPR
10 7 (0.12%) IEC 62304
11 6 (0.10%) MISRA C
12 5 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 4 (0.067%) GCP
13 4 (0.067%) IEC 61508
13 4 (0.067%) SEPA
14 3 (0.050%) Dodd-Frank
14 3 (0.050%) EMIR
14 3 (0.050%) PMBOK
System Software
1 476 (7.96%) Docker
2 154 (2.58%) Active Directory
3 54 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
4 47 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (0.40%) Hyper-V
6 20 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (0.25%) Firmware
8 13 (0.22%) Apache Flume
8 13 (0.22%) vSphere
9 12 (0.20%) Dovecot
9 12 (0.20%) HDFS
10 11 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (0.17%) NFS
12 9 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 9 (0.15%) DFS Replication
13 8 (0.13%) Samba
14 6 (0.10%) Shibboleth
14 6 (0.10%) Varnish
14 6 (0.10%) VirtualBox
15 5 (0.084%) KVM
Systems Management
1 409 (6.84%) Puppet
2 333 (5.57%) Ansible
3 278 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
4 129 (2.16%) Nagios
5 116 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
6 103 (1.72%) Kubernetes
7 99 (1.66%) Terraform
8 47 (0.79%) ZABBIX
9 36 (0.60%) Control-M
10 29 (0.48%) Graphite
11 25 (0.42%) HockeyApp
12 23 (0.38%) Kibana
12 23 (0.38%) SCCM
13 21 (0.35%) Icinga
14 18 (0.30%) CA Service Virtualization
15 17 (0.28%) Mesos
16 16 (0.27%) HAProxy
16 16 (0.27%) logstash
17 15 (0.25%) Cacti
18 14 (0.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 759 (12.69%) Oracle
2 676 (11.30%) Microsoft
3 488 (8.16%) Atlassian
4 299 (5.00%) SAP
5 261 (4.36%) Google
6 160 (2.68%) IBM
7 137 (2.29%) hybris
8 135 (2.26%) CA Agile Central
8 135 (2.26%) Red Hat
9 111 (1.86%) Sybase
10 107 (1.79%) Apple
11 104 (1.74%) AppDynamics
12 102 (1.71%) HP
12 102 (1.71%) Splunk
13 86 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
14 81 (1.35%) VMware
15 78 (1.30%) Cognizant
16 74 (1.24%) New Relic
17 67 (1.12%) Perforce
18 60 (1.00%) Adobe