Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 89 119
Rank change year-on-year +11 +30 +57
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 6,443 6,115 5,246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.85% 3.44% 2.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.07% 16.73% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4,911 4,618 4,602
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +5.88%

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 33,782 36,560 35,317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.18% 20.58% 18.32%
Number of salaries quoted 27,331 29,650 30,604
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +10 6,078 £50,000 - 998
UK excluding London +30 3,658 £45,000 +4.65% 708
London +2 2,703 £60,000 - 356
South East +33 1,199 £47,500 +5.56% 185
North of England +26 817 £45,000 +9.76% 155
South West +13 500 £45,000 - 78
North West +22 479 £45,000 +5.88% 92
East of England +62 476 £45,000 - 99
Midlands +15 388 £42,500 +6.25% 125
Yorkshire +27 303 £45,000 +16.13% 51
East Midlands +42 201 £47,500 -5.00% 50
Scotland +21 187 £45,000 -5.26% 48
West Midlands -26 187 £42,500 +13.33% 74
Wales +46 75 £45,000 +5.88% 13
North East -5 34 £45,000 +7.56% 12
Northern Ireland 0 24 £40,000 +220.00% 5

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 4,464 (69.28%) Agile Software Development
2 2,067 (32.08%) Confluence
3 1,914 (29.71%) Java
4 1,899 (29.47%) Git (software)
5 1,808 (28.06%) Scrum
6 1,751 (27.18%) Test Automation
7 1,716 (26.63%) SQL
8 1,696 (26.32%) Jenkins
9 1,611 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 1,432 (22.23%) Linux
11 1,350 (20.95%) DevOps
12 1,326 (20.58%) Finance
13 1,279 (19.85%) C#
14 1,182 (18.35%) Selenium
15 1,113 (17.27%) Amazon AWS
15 1,113 (17.27%) HTML
16 1,082 (16.79%) TDD
17 1,046 (16.23%) .NET
18 1,017 (15.78%) QA
19 999 (15.51%) Python
20 972 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
21 963 (14.95%) CSS
22 930 (14.43%) Windows
23 866 (13.44%) Microsoft Azure
24 853 (13.24%) Web Services
25 841 (13.05%) SQL Server
26 835 (12.96%) Microsoft
27 829 (12.87%) BDD
28 825 (12.80%) SDLC
29 800 (12.42%) Degree

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 2,067 (32.08%) Confluence
2 270 (4.19%) Apache
3 212 (3.29%) Tomcat
4 207 (3.21%) IIS
5 152 (2.36%) CMS
6 124 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
7 112 (1.74%) WebSphere
8 95 (1.47%) JBoss
9 91 (1.41%) Apache Spark
10 75 (1.16%) SharePoint
11 73 (1.13%) WordPress
12 65 (1.01%) WebLogic
13 61 (0.95%) Mule
14 51 (0.79%) Apache Pig
15 50 (0.78%) nginx
16 49 (0.76%) OpenStack
17 44 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
18 42 (0.65%) Drupal
18 42 (0.65%) MS Exchange
18 42 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 233 (3.62%) Microsoft Office
2 173 (2.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 161 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
4 126 (1.96%) MS Visio
5 87 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 29 (0.45%) Photoshop
7 18 (0.28%) InVision
8 16 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 15 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
10 11 (0.17%) HipChat
11 8 (0.12%) GIMP
12 6 (0.093%) FrameMaker
12 6 (0.093%) Gliffy
12 6 (0.093%) Mingle
13 4 (0.062%) Acrobat
13 4 (0.062%) Adobe Illustrator
14 2 (0.031%) 3ds Max
14 2 (0.031%) AutoCAD
14 2 (0.031%) Fireworks
14 2 (0.031%) Maya
Business Applications
1 39 (0.61%) SAP Hybris
2 33 (0.51%) Magento
3 23 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
4 21 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
5 18 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
6 15 (0.23%) Documaker
7 10 (0.16%) assyst
8 9 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
9 8 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
9 8 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
9 8 (0.12%) SunGard GMI
10 7 (0.11%) NetSuite
10 7 (0.11%) SAP CRM
10 7 (0.11%) SAP IS-U
11 5 (0.078%) MetaTrader
11 5 (0.078%) Oracle BPM
11 5 (0.078%) R3 Corda
11 5 (0.078%) Remedy ITSM
11 5 (0.078%) SAP S/4HANA
11 5 (0.078%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1,113 (17.27%) Amazon AWS
2 866 (13.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 433 (6.72%) GitHub
4 323 (5.01%) SaaS
5 225 (3.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 205 (3.18%) Amazon EC2
7 167 (2.59%) AWS CloudFormation
8 151 (2.34%) Amazon S3
9 127 (1.97%) PaaS
10 120 (1.86%) IaaS
11 111 (1.72%) Office 365
12 109 (1.69%) Slack
13 102 (1.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 98 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
15 94 (1.46%) Amazon SQS
16 91 (1.41%) npm
17 78 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
17 78 (1.21%) Trello
18 75 (1.16%) Serverless
19 69 (1.07%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 199 (3.09%) HTTP
2 192 (2.98%) TCP/IP
3 165 (2.56%) Firewall
4 119 (1.85%) Internet
5 117 (1.82%) DNS
6 102 (1.58%) SSL
7 78 (1.21%) DHCP
8 57 (0.88%) SAN
9 47 (0.73%) SNMP
10 44 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
11 42 (0.65%) SSH
12 40 (0.62%) VPN
13 38 (0.59%) Wireless
14 33 (0.51%) LAN
15 32 (0.50%) VoIP
16 30 (0.47%) ICMP
17 28 (0.43%) SMS
18 27 (0.42%) Bluetooth
18 27 (0.42%) VLAN
18 27 (0.42%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 841 (13.05%) SQL Server
2 414 (6.43%) MySQL
3 319 (4.95%) NoSQL
4 289 (4.49%) Relational Database
5 277 (4.30%) Big Data
6 270 (4.19%) MongoDB
7 233 (3.62%) PostgreSQL
8 164 (2.55%) Hadoop
9 161 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
10 120 (1.86%) Oracle Database
11 114 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 102 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
13 98 (1.52%) RDBMS
14 91 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 87 (1.35%) Redis
16 69 (1.07%) Power BI
17 68 (1.06%) Blockchain
18 60 (0.93%) Apache Hive
19 49 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 43 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1,899 (29.47%) Git (software)
2 1,696 (26.32%) Jenkins
3 1,182 (18.35%) Selenium
4 594 (9.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 584 (9.06%) Cucumber
6 563 (8.74%) Bitbucket
7 536 (8.32%) TeamCity
8 508 (7.88%) Subversion
9 439 (6.81%) Maven
10 374 (5.80%) JUnit
11 363 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
12 327 (5.08%) Octopus Deploy
13 326 (5.06%) WebDriver
14 298 (4.63%) Visual Studio
15 280 (4.35%) JMeter
16 260 (4.04%) SoapUI
17 169 (2.62%) Eclipse
18 153 (2.37%) SpecFlow
19 130 (2.02%) Sonatype Nexus
20 124 (1.92%) webpack
General
1 1,326 (20.58%) Finance
2 388 (6.02%) Banking
2 388 (6.02%) Retail
3 268 (4.16%) Marketing
4 201 (3.12%) Games
5 134 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 99 (1.54%) Investment Banking
7 94 (1.46%) Electronics
8 90 (1.40%) Automotive
9 87 (1.35%) Advertising
10 77 (1.20%) Manufacturing
11 67 (1.04%) Financial Institution
12 54 (0.84%) Front Office
13 50 (0.78%) Law
14 48 (0.74%) Legal
15 45 (0.70%) Back Office
16 44 (0.68%) Publishing
17 20 (0.31%) Aerospace
17 20 (0.31%) Multimedia
17 20 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,853 (28.76%) Developer
2 924 (14.34%) Analyst
3 484 (7.51%) Java Developer
4 395 (6.13%) DevOps Engineer
5 377 (5.85%) Senior Developer
6 374 (5.80%) Tester
7 364 (5.65%) Test Engineer
8 356 (5.53%) Software Engineer
9 354 (5.49%) Test Analyst
10 333 (5.17%) Project Manager
11 321 (4.98%) Business Analyst
12 317 (4.92%) .NET Developer
13 291 (4.52%) Software Developer
14 259 (4.02%) QA Engineer
15 232 (3.60%) C# Developer
16 209 (3.24%) Automation Tester
17 199 (3.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 191 (2.96%) Java Engineer
19 178 (2.76%) Scrum Master
20 169 (2.62%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,113 (17.27%) HTML
2 1,046 (16.23%) .NET
3 963 (14.95%) CSS
4 853 (13.24%) Web Services
5 739 (11.47%) AngularJS
6 687 (10.66%) REST
7 508 (7.88%) HTML5
8 502 (7.79%) Node.js
9 482 (7.48%) Spring
10 454 (7.05%) SOAP
11 437 (6.78%) jQuery
12 435 (6.75%) React
13 426 (6.61%) RESTful
14 409 (6.35%) JSON
15 398 (6.18%) ASP.NET
16 358 (5.56%) XML
17 345 (5.35%) .NET Framework
18 326 (5.06%) CSS3
19 233 (3.62%) Sass
20 223 (3.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 608 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
2 508 (7.88%) User Experience
3 487 (7.56%) Computer Science
4 473 (7.34%) Mobile App
5 254 (3.94%) Fintech
6 241 (3.74%) Self-Motivation
7 203 (3.15%) Greenfield Project
8 122 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
9 114 (1.77%) Management Information System
10 103 (1.60%) Wiki
11 93 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
12 92 (1.43%) Virtual Team
13 86 (1.33%) Private Cloud
14 80 (1.24%) Algorithms
15 67 (1.04%) Public Cloud
16 57 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 55 (0.85%) Data Structures
18 49 (0.76%) Fixed Income
19 47 (0.73%) Hedge funds
20 46 (0.71%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1,432 (22.23%) Linux
2 930 (14.43%) Windows
3 357 (5.54%) Android
4 330 (5.12%) Unix
5 266 (4.13%) Apple iOS
6 211 (3.27%) Windows Server
7 174 (2.70%) CentOS
8 134 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 80 (1.24%) Mac OS X
10 79 (1.23%) Ubuntu
11 51 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 45 (0.70%) Windows 7
13 40 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
14 39 (0.61%) Windows 10
15 28 (0.43%) Solaris
16 27 (0.42%) CoreOS
17 23 (0.36%) Debian
18 20 (0.31%) Mac OS
19 15 (0.23%) openSUSE
20 13 (0.20%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,464 (69.28%) Agile Software Development
2 1,808 (28.06%) Scrum
3 1,751 (27.18%) Test Automation
4 1,350 (20.95%) DevOps
5 1,082 (16.79%) TDD
6 972 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
7 829 (12.87%) BDD
8 825 (12.80%) SDLC
9 797 (12.37%) Problem-Solving
10 764 (11.86%) Project Management
11 735 (11.41%) Software Engineering
12 634 (9.84%) Kanban
13 533 (8.27%) MVC
14 529 (8.21%) Microservices
15 496 (7.70%) User Stories
16 443 (6.88%) E-Commerce
17 440 (6.83%) OO
18 420 (6.52%) Waterfall
19 410 (6.36%) Mentoring
20 404 (6.27%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,914 (29.71%) Java
2 1,716 (26.63%) SQL
3 1,611 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1,279 (19.85%) C#
5 999 (15.51%) Python
6 401 (6.22%) PowerShell
7 389 (6.04%) Bash Shell
8 387 (6.01%) PHP
9 382 (5.93%) C++
10 287 (4.45%) Ruby
11 262 (4.07%) T-SQL
12 255 (3.96%) C
13 202 (3.14%) Perl
14 199 (3.09%) Java 8
15 159 (2.47%) PL/SQL
16 125 (1.94%) TypeScript
17 120 (1.86%) Groovy
18 110 (1.71%) Objective-C
18 110 (1.71%) Shell Script
19 109 (1.69%) ES6
Qualifications
1 800 (12.42%) Degree
2 283 (4.39%) ISTQB
3 280 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 226 (3.51%) ISEB
5 209 (3.24%) Computer Science Degree
6 144 (2.23%) DV Cleared
7 142 (2.20%) SC Cleared
8 100 (1.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 99 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
10 84 (1.30%) MCSE
11 70 (1.09%) CCNA
11 70 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
11 70 (1.09%) CISSP
12 69 (1.07%) PMI Certification
13 67 (1.04%) SSCP
14 63 (0.98%) SANS
15 62 (0.96%) PMP
16 58 (0.90%) GIAC
16 58 (0.90%) Linux+ Certification
16 58 (0.90%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,017 (15.78%) QA
2 88 (1.37%) PMO
3 80 (1.24%) SLA
4 54 (0.84%) GDPR
5 37 (0.57%) Data Quality
6 27 (0.42%) PCI DSS
7 24 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 12 (0.19%) MiFID
9 9 (0.14%) EMIR
10 7 (0.11%) ISO 9001
11 6 (0.093%) ISO 8583
12 5 (0.078%) PSD2
12 5 (0.078%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 4 (0.062%) FATCA
13 4 (0.062%) ISO 13485
13 4 (0.062%) ISO 20022
13 4 (0.062%) JTAG
13 4 (0.062%) P3O
13 4 (0.062%) PMBOK
14 3 (0.047%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 707 (10.97%) Docker
2 273 (4.24%) Active Directory
3 154 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 123 (1.91%) Virtual Machines
5 63 (0.98%) vSphere
6 49 (0.76%) Hyper-V
7 43 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
8 32 (0.50%) Samba
9 25 (0.39%) Firmware
10 21 (0.33%) VirtualBox
11 17 (0.26%) VMware NSX
11 17 (0.26%) XenServer
12 16 (0.25%) KVM
12 16 (0.25%) NFS
13 12 (0.19%) Xen
14 9 (0.14%) RACF
15 7 (0.11%) pfSense
16 6 (0.093%) Apache Flume
16 6 (0.093%) Varnish
17 4 (0.062%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 495 (7.68%) Ansible
2 472 (7.33%) Puppet
3 336 (5.21%) Opscode Chef
4 223 (3.46%) Terraform
5 215 (3.34%) Kubernetes
6 116 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
7 110 (1.71%) Nagios
8 83 (1.29%) Salt
9 76 (1.18%) HP ALM
10 59 (0.92%) Kibana
11 54 (0.84%) Rundeck
12 52 (0.81%) Consul
13 49 (0.76%) Packer
14 33 (0.51%) Automic
14 33 (0.51%) SCCM
15 32 (0.50%) logstash
15 32 (0.50%) Mesos
15 32 (0.50%) Rancher
16 30 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
17 27 (0.42%) Graphite
Vendors
1 835 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 610 (9.47%) Oracle
3 607 (9.42%) Atlassian
4 329 (5.11%) Google
5 218 (3.38%) VMware
6 185 (2.87%) Splunk
7 178 (2.76%) New Relic
8 171 (2.65%) HP
9 165 (2.56%) Red Hat
10 156 (2.42%) SAP
11 122 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
12 120 (1.86%) ServiceNow
13 109 (1.69%) AppDynamics
14 99 (1.54%) IBM
15 94 (1.46%) WorldPay
16 83 (1.29%) Trend Micro
17 76 (1.18%) Tableau
18 73 (1.13%) hybris
19 67 (1.04%) Xamarin
20 61 (0.95%) Adobe