Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 104 139
Rank change year-on-year +25 +35 +77
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 6,423 5,023 4,919
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.73% 2.97% 2.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.94% 14.88% 13.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4,944 4,141 4,160
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% -2.27% +3.53%

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 35,799 33,756 35,919
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.76% 19.94% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 29,074 28,322 30,883
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% 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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +22 6,132 £50,000 - 906
UK excluding London +48 3,746 £45,000 +4.65% 618
London +6 2,604 £57,500 - 334
South East +35 1,058 £47,500 +5.56% 164
North of England +34 877 £45,000 +12.50% 164
South West +35 649 £50,000 +11.11% 69
East of England +22 509 £50,000 +11.11% 77
North West +35 488 £45,000 +19.21% 97
Midlands +102 438 £42,500 - 99
Yorkshire +24 350 £45,000 +4.65% 53
West Midlands +83 252 £40,000 -5.88% 68
East Midlands +66 186 £45,000 +12.50% 30
Scotland +5 173 £45,000 -18.18% 35
Wales +49 51 £40,000 -5.88% 6
North East +2 39 £40,000 +6.67% 14
Northern Ireland -5 9 £40,000 -30.43% 6

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 4,509 (70.20%) Agile Software Development
2 2,047 (31.87%) Java
3 1,924 (29.95%) Confluence
4 1,860 (28.96%) Scrum
5 1,806 (28.12%) Test Automation
6 1,791 (27.88%) Git (software)
7 1,729 (26.92%) SQL
8 1,506 (23.45%) Jenkins
9 1,397 (21.75%) Linux
10 1,340 (20.86%) Finance
11 1,328 (20.68%) JavaScript
12 1,213 (18.89%) C#
13 1,202 (18.71%) DevOps
14 1,184 (18.43%) TDD
15 1,111 (17.30%) Selenium
16 1,089 (16.95%) QA
17 1,020 (15.88%) HTML
18 1,004 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
19 965 (15.02%) Continuous Integration
20 955 (14.87%) .NET
21 928 (14.45%) BDD
22 890 (13.86%) SDLC
23 881 (13.72%) Python
24 870 (13.55%) Web Services
25 856 (13.33%) SQL Server
26 811 (12.63%) Windows
27 810 (12.61%) Problem-Solving
28 809 (12.60%) CSS
29 794 (12.36%) Software Engineering
30 764 (11.89%) Microsoft

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 1,924 (29.95%) Confluence
2 290 (4.52%) Tomcat
3 243 (3.78%) Apache
4 191 (2.97%) IIS
5 179 (2.79%) CMS
6 146 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
7 114 (1.77%) Apache Spark
8 111 (1.73%) JBoss
9 107 (1.67%) WebSphere
10 91 (1.42%) Mule
11 76 (1.18%) WordPress
12 69 (1.07%) SharePoint
13 65 (1.01%) nginx
14 62 (0.97%) Umbraco
15 61 (0.95%) Drupal
15 61 (0.95%) OpenStack
15 61 (0.95%) WebLogic
16 50 (0.78%) Apache Pig
16 50 (0.78%) Apache Solr
17 49 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 188 (2.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 165 (2.57%) Microsoft Office
3 129 (2.01%) MS Visio
4 120 (1.87%) Microsoft Project
5 60 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 20 (0.31%) InVision
7 16 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 15 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
9 12 (0.19%) HipChat
10 8 (0.12%) InfoPath
11 6 (0.093%) UserZoom
12 5 (0.078%) Adobe Illustrator
13 4 (0.062%) Mingle
14 3 (0.047%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 2 (0.031%) Adobe Premiere
16 1 (0.016%) Adobe After Effects
16 1 (0.016%) AutoCAD
16 1 (0.016%) Fireworks
16 1 (0.016%) InDesign
16 1 (0.016%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 41 (0.64%) Magento
2 36 (0.56%) Distributed Ledger
2 36 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (0.56%) SAP Hybris
3 27 (0.42%) Workfront
4 24 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
5 18 (0.28%) MetaTrader
6 17 (0.26%) Elite 3E
6 17 (0.26%) SAP CRM
7 15 (0.23%) Documaker
8 13 (0.20%) SAP IS-U
8 13 (0.20%) Shopify
9 12 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
10 11 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
11 9 (0.14%) Oracle AGIS
11 9 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
11 9 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
11 9 (0.14%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 9 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 9 (0.14%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 1,004 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
2 754 (11.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 369 (5.74%) SaaS
4 348 (5.42%) GitHub
5 191 (2.97%) Slack
6 153 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
7 146 (2.27%) IaaS
8 137 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
8 137 (2.13%) PaaS
9 128 (1.99%) Trello
10 102 (1.59%) Amazon S3
11 99 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
12 78 (1.21%) Amazon SQS
13 76 (1.18%) Office 365
14 71 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
15 66 (1.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 64 (1.00%) npm
17 47 (0.73%) Google Analytics
18 43 (0.67%) BrowserStack
19 34 (0.53%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 192 (2.99%) HTTP
2 158 (2.46%) TCP/IP
3 130 (2.02%) Internet
4 128 (1.99%) DNS
5 119 (1.85%) Wireless
6 98 (1.53%) Firewall
7 82 (1.28%) DHCP
8 80 (1.25%) SSL
9 63 (0.98%) VPN
10 42 (0.65%) SNMP
11 41 (0.64%) SMS
11 41 (0.64%) SSH
12 33 (0.51%) FTP
13 30 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
14 27 (0.42%) Bluetooth
14 27 (0.42%) ICMP
15 26 (0.40%) SAN
16 25 (0.39%) Telnet
17 23 (0.36%) HTTPS
17 23 (0.36%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 856 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 478 (7.44%) MySQL
3 377 (5.87%) NoSQL
4 337 (5.25%) Big Data
5 307 (4.78%) MongoDB
6 253 (3.94%) PostgreSQL
7 240 (3.74%) Relational Database
8 184 (2.86%) Hadoop
9 142 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
10 141 (2.20%) Oracle Database
11 119 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 115 (1.79%) Redis
12 115 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 99 (1.54%) Blockchain
14 89 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
15 73 (1.14%) RDBMS
16 70 (1.09%) Power BI
17 63 (0.98%) Apache Hive
18 62 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
19 61 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1,791 (27.88%) Git (software)
2 1,506 (23.45%) Jenkins
3 1,111 (17.30%) Selenium
4 593 (9.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 567 (8.83%) Bitbucket
6 561 (8.73%) Cucumber
7 541 (8.42%) Maven
8 471 (7.33%) TeamCity
9 457 (7.12%) Subversion
10 421 (6.55%) JUnit
11 373 (5.81%) Team Foundation Server
12 339 (5.28%) WebDriver
13 301 (4.69%) Octopus Deploy
14 281 (4.37%) SoapUI
15 238 (3.71%) Visual Studio
16 232 (3.61%) JMeter
17 222 (3.46%) Gradle
18 151 (2.35%) Eclipse
19 142 (2.21%) Sonatype Nexus
20 116 (1.81%) HP UFT
General
1 1,340 (20.86%) Finance
2 493 (7.68%) Retail
3 402 (6.26%) Banking
4 257 (4.00%) Marketing
5 203 (3.16%) Games
6 196 (3.05%) Electronics
7 140 (2.18%) Telecoms
8 129 (2.01%) Advertising
9 108 (1.68%) Investment Banking
10 100 (1.56%) Publishing
11 91 (1.42%) Manufacturing
12 84 (1.31%) Automotive
13 81 (1.26%) Legal
14 64 (1.00%) Law
15 60 (0.93%) Financial Institution
16 50 (0.78%) Back Office
16 50 (0.78%) Front Office
17 41 (0.64%) Retail Banking
18 27 (0.42%) Aerospace
19 19 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,833 (28.54%) Developer
2 1,004 (15.63%) Analyst
3 464 (7.22%) Java Developer
4 432 (6.73%) Tester
5 383 (5.96%) Test Analyst
6 375 (5.84%) Business Analyst
7 350 (5.45%) Project Manager
8 349 (5.43%) Senior Developer
9 341 (5.31%) DevOps Engineer
10 335 (5.22%) Software Engineer
11 291 (4.53%) .NET Developer
12 290 (4.52%) Software Developer
13 289 (4.50%) Test Engineer
14 273 (4.25%) QA Engineer
15 211 (3.29%) Automation Tester
16 209 (3.25%) C# Developer
17 202 (3.14%) Java Engineer
18 193 (3.00%) Senior Analyst
19 186 (2.90%) Scrum Master
20 170 (2.65%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,020 (15.88%) HTML
2 955 (14.87%) .NET
3 870 (13.55%) Web Services
4 809 (12.60%) CSS
5 681 (10.60%) REST
6 654 (10.18%) AngularJS
7 460 (7.16%) Spring
8 459 (7.15%) jQuery
9 437 (6.80%) XML
10 416 (6.48%) RESTful
11 386 (6.01%) JSON
12 385 (5.99%) SOAP
13 374 (5.82%) Node.js
14 363 (5.65%) ASP.NET
15 340 (5.29%) HTML5
16 311 (4.84%) React
17 259 (4.03%) .NET Framework
18 241 (3.75%) Hibernate
19 237 (3.69%) CSS3
20 197 (3.07%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 573 (8.92%) User Experience
2 523 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
3 425 (6.62%) Mobile App
4 406 (6.32%) Computer Science
5 298 (4.64%) Fintech
6 236 (3.67%) Self-Motivation
7 175 (2.72%) Greenfield Project
8 169 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
9 158 (2.46%) Management Information System
10 102 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
11 85 (1.32%) Virtual Team
12 66 (1.03%) Private Cloud
13 65 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 55 (0.86%) Public Cloud
15 53 (0.83%) Data Centre
16 52 (0.81%) Algorithms
17 51 (0.79%) Wiki
18 50 (0.78%) Clustering
19 47 (0.73%) Data Structures
20 39 (0.61%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1,397 (21.75%) Linux
2 811 (12.63%) Windows
3 418 (6.51%) Unix
4 360 (5.60%) Android
5 265 (4.13%) Apple iOS
6 212 (3.30%) Windows Server
7 112 (1.74%) CentOS
8 87 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 54 (0.84%) Ubuntu
10 50 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 41 (0.64%) Mac OS X
12 40 (0.62%) Windows 7
13 38 (0.59%) Debian
13 38 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
14 30 (0.47%) Windows 10
15 28 (0.44%) Solaris
16 25 (0.39%) CoreOS
17 18 (0.28%) FreeRTOS
18 17 (0.26%) ThreadX
19 16 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,509 (70.20%) Agile Software Development
2 1,860 (28.96%) Scrum
3 1,806 (28.12%) Test Automation
4 1,202 (18.71%) DevOps
5 1,184 (18.43%) TDD
6 965 (15.02%) Continuous Integration
7 928 (14.45%) BDD
8 890 (13.86%) SDLC
9 810 (12.61%) Problem-Solving
10 794 (12.36%) Software Engineering
11 744 (11.58%) Project Management
12 686 (10.68%) Kanban
13 550 (8.56%) MVC
14 507 (7.89%) Microservices
15 466 (7.26%) Waterfall
16 463 (7.21%) User Stories
17 460 (7.16%) Test Scripting
18 439 (6.83%) E-Commerce
19 422 (6.57%) Mentoring
20 412 (6.41%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2,047 (31.87%) Java
2 1,729 (26.92%) SQL
3 1,328 (20.68%) JavaScript
4 1,213 (18.89%) C#
5 881 (13.72%) Python
6 434 (6.76%) C++
7 402 (6.26%) PHP
8 373 (5.81%) Bash Shell
9 346 (5.39%) PowerShell
10 325 (5.06%) Ruby
11 306 (4.76%) C
12 279 (4.34%) T-SQL
13 234 (3.64%) Perl
14 205 (3.19%) Java 8
15 130 (2.02%) Scala
16 118 (1.84%) PL/SQL
16 118 (1.84%) Shell Script
17 105 (1.63%) Objective-C
18 97 (1.51%) ES6
19 95 (1.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 761 (11.85%) Degree
2 337 (5.25%) ISTQB
3 276 (4.30%) ISEB
4 241 (3.75%) Security Cleared
5 134 (2.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 134 (2.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 105 (1.63%) DV Cleared
7 103 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 99 (1.54%) SC Cleared
9 77 (1.20%) PMI Certification
10 70 (1.09%) MCSE
11 67 (1.04%) PMP
12 45 (0.70%) Master's Degree
13 39 (0.61%) MCSA
14 36 (0.56%) MCP
15 32 (0.50%) SSCP
16 30 (0.47%) CCNA
16 30 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
17 29 (0.45%) CISSP
18 25 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,089 (16.95%) QA
2 83 (1.29%) PMO
3 79 (1.23%) GCP
4 71 (1.11%) SLA
5 46 (0.72%) GDPR
6 31 (0.48%) Data Quality
7 27 (0.42%) PCI DSS
8 16 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 10 (0.16%) SEPA
10 6 (0.093%) IFRS
10 6 (0.093%) IFRS 9
11 5 (0.078%) ISO 13485
11 5 (0.078%) ISO 20022
11 5 (0.078%) PSD2
12 4 (0.062%) Def Stans
12 4 (0.062%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.062%) WCAG
13 3 (0.047%) P3O
14 2 (0.031%) EMIR
14 2 (0.031%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 623 (9.70%) Docker
2 222 (3.46%) Active Directory
3 151 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 86 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
5 57 (0.89%) Hyper-V
6 41 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
7 37 (0.58%) vSphere
8 33 (0.51%) Firmware
9 26 (0.40%) Samba
10 24 (0.37%) VirtualBox
11 18 (0.28%) Apache Flume
11 18 (0.28%) HDFS
12 13 (0.20%) NFS
13 10 (0.16%) VMware NSX
14 8 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 7 (0.11%) Postfix
16 6 (0.093%) KVM
17 5 (0.078%) BIND 9
17 5 (0.078%) Kamailio
17 5 (0.078%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 508 (7.91%) Puppet
2 450 (7.01%) Ansible
3 349 (5.43%) Opscode Chef
4 180 (2.80%) Terraform
5 165 (2.57%) Kubernetes
6 122 (1.90%) Nagios
7 105 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
8 91 (1.42%) HP ALM
9 75 (1.17%) Kibana
10 67 (1.04%) HockeyApp
11 57 (0.89%) Consul
12 54 (0.84%) Rundeck
13 44 (0.69%) Salt
14 41 (0.64%) logstash
15 36 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
16 32 (0.50%) Automic
17 30 (0.47%) Packer
18 27 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
19 25 (0.39%) SCCM
20 23 (0.36%) Graphite
Vendors
1 764 (11.89%) Microsoft
2 659 (10.26%) Oracle
3 556 (8.66%) Atlassian
4 277 (4.31%) Google
5 201 (3.13%) HP
6 197 (3.07%) VMware
7 185 (2.88%) SAP
8 175 (2.72%) Splunk
8 175 (2.72%) WorldPay
9 122 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
10 119 (1.85%) AppDynamics
11 116 (1.81%) IBM
12 114 (1.77%) New Relic
13 111 (1.73%) Red Hat
14 96 (1.49%) ServiceNow
15 78 (1.21%) RedGate
16 67 (1.04%) CA Agile Central
16 67 (1.04%) Sitecore
17 62 (0.97%) hybris
18 61 (0.95%) Tableau