Period
to 2 December 2020

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 2 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK
6 months to
2 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 70 68 76
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8 +18
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 2,372 5,471 6,246
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.22% 4.08% 3.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.98% 21.37% 19.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2,157 4,311 4,858
Median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.73% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +8.24%

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 11,874 25,599 31,995
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.11% 19.07% 20.01%
Number of salaries quoted 9,917 20,364 25,797
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for JIRA in the UK

JIRA
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing JIRA.

Salary trend for JIRA in the UK

JIRA
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing JIRA over the 6 months to 2 December 2020.

Salary histogram for JIRA in the UK

JIRA
Top 17 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 2 December 2020. 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 -3 2,161 £57,500 +4.55% 414
UK excluding London -10 1,224 £50,000 - 304
London +13 1,017 £62,500 - 142
South East +3 385 £52,500 -4.55% 61
Work from Home +2 307 £55,000 -4.35% 77
North of England -28 259 £50,000 +11.11% 94
Midlands +30 205 £48,500 - 50
South West -18 173 £50,000 - 30
West Midlands +48 149 £47,500 -5.00% 32
North West -27 141 £45,750 +7.65% 48
East of England -11 89 £55,000 +10.00% 37
Scotland +24 88 £44,000 -11.11% 21
Yorkshire -19 88 £50,000 - 34
East Midlands -1 56 £50,000 +5.26% 18
North East +3 30 £56,250 +18.42% 12
Wales -11 22 £47,500 +18.75% 9
Northern Ireland +17 6 £32,500 -13.33% 3

For the 6 months to 2 December 2020, 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 1,444 (60.88%) Agile Software Development
2 876 (36.93%) Confluence
3 690 (29.09%) Git (software)
4 670 (28.25%) Scrum
5 631 (26.60%) SQL
6 616 (25.97%) Java
7 590 (24.87%) AWS
8 561 (23.65%) DevOps
9 555 (23.40%) Test Automation
10 518 (21.84%) JavaScript
11 461 (19.44%) Python
12 449 (18.93%) Finance
13 446 (18.80%) Linux
14 430 (18.13%) Azure
15 428 (18.04%) Jenkins
16 426 (17.96%) C#
17 372 (15.68%) QA
18 323 (13.62%) HTML
19 320 (13.49%) Docker
20 304 (12.82%) Microsoft
21 298 (12.56%) .NET
22 285 (12.02%) Kanban
23 284 (11.97%) Selenium
23 284 (11.97%) Software Engineering
24 270 (11.38%) CSS
25 262 (11.05%) SQL Server
26 261 (11.00%) TDD
27 257 (10.83%) Problem-Solving
28 246 (10.37%) RESTful
29 245 (10.33%) Atlassian

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
1 876 (36.93%) Confluence
2 75 (3.16%) SharePoint
3 47 (1.98%) CMS
4 46 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
5 43 (1.81%) Tomcat
6 31 (1.31%) WebSphere
7 27 (1.14%) nginx
8 24 (1.01%) Apache
9 22 (0.93%) IIS
10 21 (0.89%) Apache Spark
10 21 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
10 21 (0.89%) JBoss
11 20 (0.84%) Drupal
12 19 (0.80%) WebLogic
13 14 (0.59%) MS Exchange
13 14 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
14 13 (0.55%) IBM Domino
15 11 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 11 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
16 9 (0.38%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 76 (3.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 65 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
3 62 (2.61%) Microsoft Project
4 48 (2.02%) MS Visio
5 46 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 25 (1.05%) Chatbot
7 12 (0.51%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.17%) InVision
9 4 (0.17%) Sketch
10 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.13%) Figma
10 3 (0.13%) Simulink
10 3 (0.13%) Zeplin
11 2 (0.084%) Adobe XD
11 2 (0.084%) SketchUp
12 1 (0.042%) Flinto
12 1 (0.042%) MadCap Flare
Business Applications
1 19 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 15 (0.63%) SAP Hybris
3 14 (0.59%) Magento
3 14 (0.59%) NetSuite
4 12 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
6 9 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 8 (0.34%) Shopify
8 7 (0.30%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 5 (0.21%) Eikon
9 5 (0.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 4 (0.17%) BASE24
10 4 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
10 4 (0.17%) thinkFolio
11 3 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
11 3 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
11 3 (0.13%) Temenos T24
12 2 (0.084%) Markit EDM
12 2 (0.084%) SAP FI-CA
Cloud Services
1 590 (24.87%) AWS
2 430 (18.13%) Azure
3 137 (5.78%) SaaS
4 118 (4.97%) GitHub
5 90 (3.79%) GCP
6 85 (3.58%) Office 365
7 80 (3.37%) Slack
8 78 (3.29%) Serverless
9 68 (2.87%) Trello
10 58 (2.45%) Azure Active Directory
11 53 (2.23%) PaaS
12 51 (2.15%) Power Platform
13 45 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
13 45 (1.90%) Amazon S3
13 45 (1.90%) AWS CloudFormation
14 40 (1.69%) AWS Lambda
15 38 (1.60%) npm
16 35 (1.48%) OpenShift
17 32 (1.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 31 (1.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (3.08%) TCP/IP
2 54 (2.28%) DNS
3 53 (2.23%) Firewall
4 46 (1.94%) HTTP
5 26 (1.10%) VPN
6 23 (0.97%) Internet
7 18 (0.76%) FTP
7 18 (0.76%) SSH
8 15 (0.63%) HTTPS
8 15 (0.63%) IMAP
8 15 (0.63%) SMTP
9 14 (0.59%) DHCP
10 13 (0.55%) Network Security
10 13 (0.55%) VoIP
10 13 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (0.51%) LAN
11 12 (0.51%) SSL
12 10 (0.42%) Ethernet
13 9 (0.38%) Skype
13 9 (0.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (11.05%) SQL Server
2 148 (6.24%) NoSQL
3 147 (6.20%) MongoDB
4 122 (5.14%) PostgreSQL
5 118 (4.97%) MySQL
6 61 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
7 53 (2.23%) Relational Database
8 45 (1.90%) Amazon RDS
9 43 (1.81%) Big Data
10 39 (1.64%) Power BI
11 36 (1.52%) Snowflake Schema
12 28 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 27 (1.14%) Hadoop
13 27 (1.14%) Redis
14 26 (1.10%) Looker
15 24 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 22 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
17 21 (0.89%) Tableau
18 20 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
19 17 (0.72%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 690 (29.09%) Git (software)
2 428 (18.04%) Jenkins
3 284 (11.97%) Selenium
4 239 (10.08%) Bitbucket
5 146 (6.16%) Cucumber
6 118 (4.97%) JUnit
7 117 (4.93%) Maven
8 90 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 85 (3.58%) SoapUI
10 84 (3.54%) WebDriver
11 79 (3.33%) Subversion
11 79 (3.33%) TeamCity
12 76 (3.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 76 (3.20%) GitLab
13 68 (2.87%) TestRail
14 64 (2.70%) Artifactory
15 59 (2.49%) Postman
16 56 (2.36%) Appium
16 56 (2.36%) JMeter
17 52 (2.19%) SpecFlow
General
1 449 (18.93%) Finance
2 91 (3.84%) Retail
3 90 (3.79%) Marketing
4 76 (3.20%) Banking
5 71 (2.99%) Public Sector
6 58 (2.45%) Telecoms
7 55 (2.32%) Games
8 45 (1.90%) Manufacturing
9 41 (1.73%) Electronics
10 33 (1.39%) Law
11 24 (1.01%) German Language
12 21 (0.89%) Front Office
13 20 (0.84%) Automotive
13 20 (0.84%) Back Office
14 19 (0.80%) Publishing
15 17 (0.72%) Financial Institution
16 16 (0.67%) Advertising
16 16 (0.67%) Billing
16 16 (0.67%) Retail Banking
17 15 (0.63%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 732 (30.86%) Developer
2 278 (11.72%) Analyst
3 131 (5.52%) Tester
4 129 (5.44%) Senior Developer
5 124 (5.23%) DevOps Engineer
6 117 (4.93%) Software Engineer
7 107 (4.51%) Project Manager
8 100 (4.22%) Java Developer
9 98 (4.13%) Business Analyst
10 95 (4.01%) Test Engineer
11 88 (3.71%) Test Analyst
12 86 (3.63%) C# Developer
13 84 (3.54%) .NET Developer
14 74 (3.12%) Software Developer
15 70 (2.95%) Scrum Master
16 68 (2.87%) Full Stack Developer
17 67 (2.82%) Automation Tester
18 64 (2.70%) Architect
19 63 (2.66%) Lead Developer
19 63 (2.66%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 323 (13.62%) HTML
2 298 (12.56%) .NET
3 270 (11.38%) CSS
4 246 (10.37%) RESTful
5 202 (8.52%) REST
6 196 (8.26%) React
7 172 (7.25%) AngularJS
8 164 (6.91%) Spring
8 164 (6.91%) Web Services
9 153 (6.45%) Node.js
10 152 (6.41%) JSON
11 138 (5.82%) XML
12 112 (4.72%) ASP.NET
13 104 (4.38%) SOAP
14 98 (4.13%) .NET Core
15 85 (3.58%) jQuery
16 84 (3.54%) Redux
17 82 (3.46%) .NET Framework
18 77 (3.25%) HTML5
19 69 (2.91%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 210 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
2 149 (6.28%) Mobile App
2 149 (6.28%) User Experience
3 80 (3.37%) Greenfield Project
4 71 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
5 44 (1.85%) Public Cloud
6 39 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 37 (1.56%) Virtual Team
8 30 (1.26%) Algorithms
8 30 (1.26%) STB
9 29 (1.22%) Replication
10 26 (1.10%) Social Media
11 25 (1.05%) Client/Server
11 25 (1.05%) Cloud Native
12 23 (0.97%) Hedge funds
12 23 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
13 22 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
14 21 (0.89%) Clustering
14 21 (0.89%) Data Centre
14 21 (0.89%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 446 (18.80%) Linux
2 217 (9.15%) Windows
3 114 (4.81%) Unix
4 100 (4.22%) Android
5 94 (3.96%) Apple iOS
6 77 (3.25%) Windows Server
7 66 (2.78%) CentOS
8 53 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 39 (1.64%) Ubuntu
10 27 (1.14%) Windows 10
11 22 (0.93%) Debian
11 22 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (0.72%) VMS
13 9 (0.38%) Mac OS X
13 9 (0.38%) Windows 7
14 8 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
15 7 (0.30%) CoreOS
15 7 (0.30%) Windows Server 2016
16 5 (0.21%) Fedora
17 4 (0.17%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,444 (60.88%) Agile Software Development
2 670 (28.25%) Scrum
3 561 (23.65%) DevOps
4 555 (23.40%) Test Automation
5 285 (12.02%) Kanban
6 284 (11.97%) Software Engineering
7 261 (11.00%) TDD
8 257 (10.83%) Problem-Solving
9 245 (10.33%) Microservices
9 245 (10.33%) SDLC
10 243 (10.24%) Continuous Integration
11 221 (9.32%) Project Management
12 196 (8.26%) BDD
13 191 (8.05%) Mentoring
14 155 (6.53%) Test Scripting
15 147 (6.20%) Analytics
16 143 (6.03%) Unit Testing
17 141 (5.94%) MVC
17 141 (5.94%) User Stories
18 137 (5.78%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 631 (26.60%) SQL
2 616 (25.97%) Java
3 518 (21.84%) JavaScript
4 461 (19.44%) Python
5 426 (17.96%) C#
6 145 (6.11%) TypeScript
7 126 (5.31%) PowerShell
8 121 (5.10%) PHP
9 120 (5.06%) Bash Shell
10 114 (4.81%) C++
11 110 (4.64%) C
12 81 (3.41%) Shell Script
12 81 (3.41%) T-SQL
13 60 (2.53%) Scala
14 53 (2.23%) Ruby
15 49 (2.07%) Perl
16 43 (1.81%) Java 8
17 35 (1.48%) Apple Swift
17 35 (1.48%) PL/SQL
18 34 (1.43%) Go
Qualifications
1 238 (10.03%) Degree
2 158 (6.66%) Security Cleared
3 113 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 76 (3.20%) ISTQB
5 69 (2.91%) ISEB
6 54 (2.28%) Computer Science Degree
7 38 (1.60%) DV Cleared
8 24 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 24 (1.01%) PMP
9 23 (0.97%) ISEB Practitioner
10 15 (0.63%) AWS Certification
11 13 (0.55%) PMI Certification
12 12 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 10 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (0.34%) CCNP
15 8 (0.34%) Master's Degree
16 7 (0.30%) CSPO
17 6 (0.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 372 (15.68%) QA
2 45 (1.90%) GDPR
3 36 (1.52%) SLA
4 35 (1.48%) PMO
5 25 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.30%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.21%) JTAG
7 5 (0.21%) WCAG
8 4 (0.17%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.17%) ISO 8583
9 3 (0.13%) ISO 20022
9 3 (0.13%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.13%) NIST
9 3 (0.13%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.13%) PSD2
9 3 (0.13%) TARGET2
10 2 (0.084%) Government Security Classifications
10 2 (0.084%) ISO 13485
10 2 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.084%) NCSC
System Software
1 320 (13.49%) Docker
2 122 (5.14%) Active Directory
3 41 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (0.93%) Firmware
5 14 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (0.51%) Varnish
7 9 (0.38%) VirtualBox
8 8 (0.34%) vSphere
9 7 (0.30%) GlusterFS
10 6 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 5 (0.21%) Hyper-V
11 5 (0.21%) LXC
12 2 (0.084%) HDFS
12 2 (0.084%) iptables
12 2 (0.084%) NFS
12 2 (0.084%) pfSense
12 2 (0.084%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.042%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.042%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.042%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 232 (9.78%) Kubernetes
2 185 (7.80%) Terraform
3 178 (7.50%) Ansible
4 74 (3.12%) Puppet
5 42 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
5 42 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
6 41 (1.73%) Grafana
7 28 (1.18%) ZABBIX
8 23 (0.97%) Microsoft Intune
9 20 (0.84%) SCCM
10 15 (0.63%) HP ALM
11 13 (0.55%) Nagios
12 10 (0.42%) Packer
12 10 (0.42%) Rancher
13 8 (0.34%) Kibana
13 8 (0.34%) Prometheus
14 7 (0.30%) Control-M
14 7 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
15 6 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
16 5 (0.21%) Graylog
Vendors
1 304 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 245 (10.33%) Atlassian
3 166 (7.00%) Oracle
4 116 (4.89%) Google
5 72 (3.04%) Salesforce.com
6 66 (2.78%) VMware
7 57 (2.40%) ServiceNow
8 53 (2.23%) Red Hat
9 50 (2.11%) SAP
10 46 (1.94%) IBM
11 40 (1.69%) HP
12 36 (1.52%) Splunk
13 26 (1.10%) Remedy
14 20 (0.84%) Apple
15 18 (0.76%) Adobe
16 17 (0.72%) hybris
16 17 (0.72%) Veracode
16 17 (0.72%) Wrike
17 16 (0.67%) Cisco
17 16 (0.67%) New Relic