Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 110 162
Rank change year-on-year +20 +52 +40
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 6143 5345 4558
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.41% 2.82% 2.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.78% 15.02% 11.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4655 4659 3714
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £31,250 £31,075
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +3.66%

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 36616 35583 38278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.33% 18.75% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 29801 30706 32373
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 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 23 November 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 23 November 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 +14 5829 £50,000 - 456
UK excluding London +32 3063 £42,500 -5.56% 301
London +9 2982 £60,000 - 174
South East +40 920 £45,000 -10.00% 82
North of England +7 712 £40,000 - 89
Midlands +52 518 £40,000 +6.67% 40
South West +39 437 £45,000 - 39
North West -25 413 £42,500 +6.25% 49
West Midlands +40 334 £37,500 - 28
Yorkshire +47 267 £40,000 -5.88% 29
East of England -33 264 £47,500 - 32
East Midlands +68 176 £47,500 +26.67% 12
Scotland +7 157 £47,500 +5.56% 12
Wales +35 42 £40,000 +6.67% 7
North East +24 32 £37,500 -14.77% 11
Northern Ireland -13 20 £12,500 -72.22%

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 4163 (67.77%) Agile Software Development
2 2153 (35.05%) Java
3 1806 (29.40%) SQL
4 1775 (28.89%) Git (software)
5 1707 (27.79%) Scrum
6 1686 (27.45%) Finance
7 1630 (26.53%) Confluence
8 1554 (25.30%) Test Automation
9 1415 (23.03%) JavaScript
10 1339 (21.80%) Linux
11 1264 (20.58%) Jenkins
12 1242 (20.22%) TDD
13 1107 (18.02%) HTML
14 1084 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
15 1058 (17.22%) BDD
16 1049 (17.08%) QA
17 1027 (16.72%) C#
18 1025 (16.69%) SDLC
19 1017 (16.56%) DevOps
20 963 (15.68%) SQL Server
21 937 (15.25%) .NET
22 920 (14.98%) Python
23 898 (14.62%) Selenium
24 879 (14.31%) Degree
25 870 (14.16%) Amazon AWS
26 847 (13.79%) CSS
27 843 (13.72%) Web Services
28 836 (13.61%) Windows
29 804 (13.09%) Banking
30 777 (12.65%) 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 1630 (26.53%) Confluence
2 462 (7.52%) Tomcat
3 412 (6.71%) Apache
4 226 (3.68%) CMS
5 187 (3.04%) IIS
6 186 (3.03%) JBoss
7 146 (2.38%) SharePoint
8 141 (2.30%) Apache Spark
9 118 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
10 104 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
11 97 (1.58%) WebSphere
12 89 (1.45%) Mule
13 86 (1.40%) Mule ESB
14 72 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 68 (1.11%) OpenStack
16 67 (1.09%) Umbraco
17 64 (1.04%) WebLogic
18 63 (1.03%) nginx
19 49 (0.80%) Drupal
20 48 (0.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 318 (5.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 207 (3.37%) Microsoft Office
3 140 (2.28%) MS Visio
4 103 (1.68%) Microsoft Project
5 57 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 37 (0.60%) Photoshop
7 29 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
8 22 (0.36%) HipChat
9 10 (0.16%) InVision
10 6 (0.098%) OmniGraffle
11 5 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.081%) InDesign
12 4 (0.065%) Adobe Premiere
12 4 (0.065%) Avid Media Composer
12 4 (0.065%) Doxygen
12 4 (0.065%) FrameMaker
12 4 (0.065%) Simulink
13 3 (0.049%) AutoCAD
13 3 (0.049%) CATIA
13 3 (0.049%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 89 (1.45%) Magento
2 49 (0.80%) Payment Gateway
3 39 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 38 (0.62%) SAP Hybris
5 20 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
5 20 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
6 16 (0.26%) Shopify
7 14 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
8 12 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
8 12 (0.20%) Workfront
9 11 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
10 8 (0.13%) assyst
10 8 (0.13%) Global One
11 7 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
11 7 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
11 7 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
12 6 (0.098%) Adobe Campaign
12 6 (0.098%) Oracle EBS R12
13 5 (0.081%) SessionCam
13 5 (0.081%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 870 (14.16%) Amazon AWS
2 423 (6.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 359 (5.84%) GitHub
4 307 (5.00%) SaaS
5 147 (2.39%) Amazon EC2
6 103 (1.68%) PaaS
7 87 (1.42%) IaaS
8 77 (1.25%) Trello
9 69 (1.12%) Slack
10 66 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
11 62 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 58 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
13 51 (0.83%) Amazon S3
13 51 (0.83%) Office 365
14 49 (0.80%) npm
15 45 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
15 45 (0.73%) Google Analytics
16 36 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 35 (0.57%) Basecamp
18 33 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 153 (2.49%) Firewall
2 132 (2.15%) Internet
3 127 (2.07%) HTTP
4 100 (1.63%) DNS
5 90 (1.47%) TCP/IP
6 65 (1.06%) VPN
7 60 (0.98%) DHCP
8 50 (0.81%) SSL
8 50 (0.81%) Wireless
9 39 (0.63%) WAN
10 37 (0.60%) LDAP
10 37 (0.60%) SNMP
11 36 (0.59%) VoIP
12 32 (0.52%) Broadband
13 27 (0.44%) SMS
14 24 (0.39%) SSH
15 23 (0.37%) LAN
16 22 (0.36%) DMZ
17 21 (0.34%) ATM
17 21 (0.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 963 (15.68%) SQL Server
2 558 (9.08%) MySQL
3 397 (6.46%) NoSQL
4 359 (5.84%) Relational Database
5 306 (4.98%) Big Data
6 244 (3.97%) MongoDB
7 192 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
8 178 (2.90%) Hadoop
9 166 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 155 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
11 153 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 128 (2.08%) Neo4j
13 125 (2.03%) Oracle Database
14 113 (1.84%) Redis
15 107 (1.74%) RDBMS
16 106 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
17 91 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
18 82 (1.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 75 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
20 65 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1775 (28.89%) Git (software)
2 1264 (20.58%) Jenkins
3 898 (14.62%) Selenium
4 643 (10.47%) TeamCity
5 557 (9.07%) Subversion
6 552 (8.99%) Cucumber
7 534 (8.69%) Maven
8 466 (7.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 463 (7.54%) JUnit
10 372 (6.06%) Bitbucket
11 309 (5.03%) Visual Studio
12 299 (4.87%) WebDriver
13 271 (4.41%) JMeter
14 262 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
15 214 (3.48%) SoapUI
16 195 (3.17%) Octopus Deploy
17 182 (2.96%) Gradle
18 161 (2.62%) Eclipse
19 149 (2.43%) SpecFlow
20 144 (2.34%) IntelliJ
General
1 1686 (27.45%) Finance
2 804 (13.09%) Banking
3 513 (8.35%) Investment Banking
4 442 (7.20%) Retail
5 433 (7.05%) Retail Banking
6 350 (5.70%) Marketing
7 225 (3.66%) Telecoms
8 192 (3.13%) Games
9 184 (3.00%) Electronics
10 165 (2.69%) Manufacturing
11 124 (2.02%) Front Office
12 97 (1.58%) Back Office
13 96 (1.56%) Advertising
14 91 (1.48%) Financial Institution
15 90 (1.47%) Publishing
16 52 (0.85%) Law
17 48 (0.78%) Legal
18 44 (0.72%) Automotive
19 27 (0.44%) German Language
19 27 (0.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 2047 (33.32%) Developer
2 1033 (16.82%) Analyst
3 654 (10.65%) Java Developer
4 471 (7.67%) Business Analyst
5 431 (7.02%) Tester
6 403 (6.56%) Senior Developer
7 328 (5.34%) DevOps Engineer
8 307 (5.00%) Test Analyst
9 302 (4.92%) Software Engineer
10 268 (4.36%) .NET Developer
11 265 (4.31%) Project Manager
12 240 (3.91%) Software Developer
13 231 (3.76%) Test Engineer
14 191 (3.11%) C# Developer
15 187 (3.04%) Automation Tester
16 175 (2.85%) QA Engineer
17 165 (2.69%) Software Tester
18 161 (2.62%) Scrum Master
18 161 (2.62%) Senior Analyst
19 156 (2.54%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1107 (18.02%) HTML
2 937 (15.25%) .NET
3 847 (13.79%) CSS
4 843 (13.72%) Web Services
5 777 (12.65%) AngularJS
6 711 (11.57%) REST
7 672 (10.94%) XML
8 664 (10.81%) Spring
9 510 (8.30%) jQuery
10 495 (8.06%) SOAP
11 445 (7.24%) RESTful
12 440 (7.16%) JSON
13 414 (6.74%) ASP.NET
14 389 (6.33%) HTML5
15 362 (5.89%) Hibernate
16 283 (4.61%) Node.js
17 243 (3.96%) .NET Framework
18 231 (3.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 229 (3.73%) React
20 222 (3.61%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 716 (11.66%) Analytical Skills
2 519 (8.45%) Computer Science
3 441 (7.18%) User Experience
4 242 (3.94%) Enterprise Software
5 221 (3.60%) Mobile App
6 215 (3.50%) Fintech
7 193 (3.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 188 (3.06%) Linux Command Line
9 178 (2.90%) Derivative
10 167 (2.72%) Equities
11 156 (2.54%) Credit Risk
12 151 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
13 116 (1.89%) iPad
14 107 (1.74%) Algorithms
15 96 (1.56%) Data Structures
15 96 (1.56%) OTC Derivatives
16 94 (1.53%) Client/Server
17 91 (1.48%) Management Information System
18 85 (1.38%) Virtual Team
19 74 (1.20%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1339 (21.80%) Linux
2 836 (13.61%) Windows
3 517 (8.42%) Unix
4 303 (4.93%) Android
5 266 (4.33%) Apple iOS
6 185 (3.01%) Windows Server
7 93 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 74 (1.20%) CentOS
9 57 (0.93%) Ubuntu
10 54 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 37 (0.60%) Mac OS X
12 36 (0.59%) Solaris
13 33 (0.54%) Windows 7
14 30 (0.49%) Debian
15 28 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
16 27 (0.44%) Windows 10
17 24 (0.39%) Windows Embedded Compact
18 21 (0.34%) Fedora
19 20 (0.33%) CoreOS
19 20 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4163 (67.77%) Agile Software Development
2 1707 (27.79%) Scrum
3 1554 (25.30%) Test Automation
4 1242 (20.22%) TDD
5 1084 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 1058 (17.22%) BDD
7 1025 (16.69%) SDLC
8 1017 (16.56%) DevOps
9 747 (12.16%) MVC
10 694 (11.30%) Software Engineering
11 642 (10.45%) Project Management
12 640 (10.42%) E-Commerce
13 639 (10.40%) Kanban
14 526 (8.56%) OO
15 517 (8.42%) Asset Management
16 479 (7.80%) Analytics
17 450 (7.33%) Waterfall
18 449 (7.31%) Wealth Management
19 439 (7.15%) User Stories
20 418 (6.80%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2153 (35.05%) Java
2 1806 (29.40%) SQL
3 1415 (23.03%) JavaScript
4 1027 (16.72%) C#
5 920 (14.98%) Python
6 525 (8.55%) PHP
7 385 (6.27%) C++
8 376 (6.12%) Ruby
9 298 (4.85%) PowerShell
10 259 (4.22%) Bash Shell
11 256 (4.17%) C
12 213 (3.47%) Shell Script
13 206 (3.35%) T-SQL
14 168 (2.73%) Perl
15 149 (2.43%) Groovy
16 141 (2.30%) Scala
17 130 (2.12%) PL/SQL
18 101 (1.64%) TypeScript
19 93 (1.51%) Objective-C
20 87 (1.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 879 (14.31%) Degree
2 296 (4.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 293 (4.77%) ISTQB
4 222 (3.61%) ISEB
5 218 (3.55%) Security Cleared
6 130 (2.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 84 (1.37%) SC Cleared
8 68 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 65 (1.06%) PMI Certification
10 54 (0.88%) DV Cleared
11 39 (0.63%) PMP
12 32 (0.52%) Master's Degree
13 31 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
14 30 (0.49%) CCNA
15 27 (0.44%) MCSE
16 22 (0.36%) CBAP
17 20 (0.33%) Network+ Certification
18 19 (0.31%) Linux+ Certification
18 19 (0.31%) MCSA
19 17 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1049 (17.08%) QA
2 90 (1.47%) Basel III
3 53 (0.86%) SLA
4 49 (0.80%) PMO
5 37 (0.60%) PCI DSS
6 26 (0.42%) ISO 9001
7 24 (0.39%) Data Quality
8 22 (0.36%) GDPR
9 13 (0.21%) MiFID
10 10 (0.16%) MISRA
10 10 (0.16%) SEPA
10 10 (0.16%) WCAG
11 9 (0.15%) IEC 62304
11 9 (0.15%) MISRA C
12 8 (0.13%) GCP
12 8 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 4 (0.065%) IEC 61508
13 4 (0.065%) ISO 13485
13 4 (0.065%) OIPF
14 3 (0.049%) PMBOK
System Software
1 517 (8.42%) Docker
2 136 (2.21%) Active Directory
3 68 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
5 38 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
6 27 (0.44%) Hyper-V
7 23 (0.37%) vSphere
8 22 (0.36%) HDFS
9 15 (0.24%) Firmware
10 14 (0.23%) Apache Flume
11 13 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 13 (0.21%) NFS
12 12 (0.20%) Samba
13 11 (0.18%) VMware NSX
14 8 (0.13%) Postfix
15 7 (0.11%) BIND 9
15 7 (0.11%) Dovecot
15 7 (0.11%) Kamailio
15 7 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
16 6 (0.098%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 490 (7.98%) Puppet
2 372 (6.06%) Ansible
3 301 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
4 145 (2.36%) Nagios
5 115 (1.87%) Kubernetes
6 114 (1.86%) Terraform
7 112 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
8 43 (0.70%) ZABBIX
9 39 (0.63%) Kibana
10 36 (0.59%) Icinga
11 28 (0.46%) logstash
12 27 (0.44%) HockeyApp
13 26 (0.42%) SCCM
14 22 (0.36%) Control-M
15 20 (0.33%) CA Service Virtualization
15 20 (0.33%) Consul
16 19 (0.31%) Mesos
17 18 (0.29%) Graphite
18 16 (0.26%) Packer
18 16 (0.26%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 719 (11.70%) Oracle
2 707 (11.51%) Microsoft
3 509 (8.29%) Atlassian
4 268 (4.36%) Google
5 241 (3.92%) SAP
6 154 (2.51%) IBM
7 132 (2.15%) HP
8 120 (1.95%) Splunk
9 118 (1.92%) Red Hat
10 111 (1.81%) VMware
11 110 (1.79%) CA Agile Central
12 105 (1.71%) hybris
13 102 (1.66%) Apple
14 88 (1.43%) Sybase
15 83 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
16 73 (1.19%) AppDynamics
17 63 (1.03%) Perforce
18 59 (0.96%) Zend
19 52 (0.85%) ServiceNow
20 51 (0.83%) New Relic