Period
to 24 February 2021

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 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 74 67 73
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6 +14
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 2,914 4,973 5,903
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.95% 4.05% 3.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.81% 21.15% 19.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2,767 3,974 4,486
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +6.80% +3.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 14,713 23,516 29,703
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.93% 19.16% 19.91%
Number of salaries quoted 12,019 18,691 23,922
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £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 24 February 2021.

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 24 February 2021. 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 -2 2,632 £57,500 +4.55% 549
UK excluding London -13 1,557 £51,000 +2.00% 390
London +13 1,180 £63,500 +1.60% 192
Work from Home +8 548 £57,500 - 101
South East -11 436 £55,000 +1.85% 108
North of England -43 327 £48,814 +8.47% 89
South West +2 269 £50,500 +1.00% 57
Midlands +4 257 £48,500 +2.11% 63
North West -8 216 £47,500 +5.56% 53
West Midlands +20 177 £50,000 - 45
Scotland +34 120 £52,500 +16.67% 21
East of England -16 118 £60,000 +14.29% 39
Yorkshire -76 88 £50,000 - 30
East Midlands -9 80 £46,250 +2.78% 18
Wales -14 31 £46,250 +2.78% 10
North East +5 23 £57,500 +27.78% 6
Northern Ireland +12 3 £27,500 -4.35% 4

For the 6 months to 24 February 2021, 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 1,923 (65.99%) Agile Software Development
2 1,161 (39.84%) Confluence
3 966 (33.15%) Scrum
4 911 (31.26%) Git (software)
5 788 (27.04%) AWS
6 756 (25.94%) DevOps
7 750 (25.74%) Java
8 693 (23.78%) Test Automation
9 669 (22.96%) SQL
10 653 (22.41%) JavaScript
11 622 (21.35%) Linux
11 622 (21.35%) Python
12 606 (20.80%) Jenkins
13 582 (19.97%) Finance
14 509 (17.47%) Azure
15 472 (16.20%) Docker
16 436 (14.96%) QA
17 428 (14.69%) SDLC
18 425 (14.58%) Microsoft
19 404 (13.86%) C#
20 375 (12.87%) Software Engineering
21 374 (12.83%) Problem-Solving
22 354 (12.15%) HTML
23 332 (11.39%) Bitbucket
24 315 (10.81%) CSS
25 310 (10.64%) Windows
26 309 (10.60%) Ansible
27 307 (10.54%) Project Management
27 307 (10.54%) Degree
27 307 (10.54%) Kanban

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 1,161 (39.84%) Confluence
2 92 (3.16%) SharePoint
3 80 (2.75%) CMS
4 78 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
5 63 (2.16%) Tomcat
6 34 (1.17%) Apache Spark
6 34 (1.17%) Drupal
6 34 (1.17%) WebSphere
7 28 (0.96%) JBoss
8 27 (0.93%) nginx
9 26 (0.89%) Apache
10 22 (0.75%) IIS
11 19 (0.65%) Red Hat Fuse
12 18 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 17 (0.58%) WordPress
14 15 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
15 14 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
15 14 (0.48%) WebLogic
16 13 (0.45%) Apache Solr
16 13 (0.45%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 115 (3.95%) Microsoft Office
2 90 (3.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 70 (2.40%) Microsoft Project
4 67 (2.30%) MS Visio
5 56 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 18 (0.62%) Figma
7 16 (0.55%) Chatbot
7 16 (0.55%) Photoshop
8 15 (0.51%) InVision
9 6 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.21%) Adobe XD
9 6 (0.21%) Gephi
10 5 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.14%) Gliffy
11 4 (0.14%) Simulink
11 4 (0.14%) Sketch
12 2 (0.069%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.069%) SketchUp
13 1 (0.034%) Flinto
13 1 (0.034%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 28 (0.96%) Shopify
2 27 (0.93%) Magento
2 27 (0.93%) NetSuite
3 16 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
4 15 (0.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 15 (0.51%) SAP Hybris
5 10 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
7 8 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.21%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 4 (0.14%) BASE24
9 4 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.14%) Temenos T24
9 4 (0.14%) thinkFolio
10 3 (0.10%) Eikon
10 3 (0.10%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 3 (0.10%) Summit
11 2 (0.069%) Oracle Cash Management
11 2 (0.069%) Oracle Payables
11 2 (0.069%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 788 (27.04%) AWS
2 509 (17.47%) Azure
3 239 (8.20%) SaaS
4 181 (6.21%) GitHub
5 128 (4.39%) GCP
6 110 (3.77%) Microsoft 365
7 82 (2.81%) Serverless
8 78 (2.68%) PaaS
9 77 (2.64%) Trello
10 75 (2.57%) Slack
11 70 (2.40%) AWS CloudFormation
12 57 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
13 56 (1.92%) Amazon S3
14 53 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
15 49 (1.68%) Power Platform
16 47 (1.61%) IaaS
17 43 (1.48%) Amazon EKS
17 43 (1.48%) AWS Lambda
18 37 (1.27%) BrowserStack
19 36 (1.24%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 103 (3.53%) Firewall
2 79 (2.71%) VPN
3 71 (2.44%) DNS
4 60 (2.06%) TCP/IP
5 57 (1.96%) HTTP
6 50 (1.72%) IPv4
7 48 (1.65%) VLAN
8 46 (1.58%) OSPF
9 27 (0.93%) SSL
10 24 (0.82%) Internet
11 22 (0.75%) Wireshark
12 21 (0.72%) Network Security
13 20 (0.69%) DHCP
14 18 (0.62%) FTP
15 17 (0.58%) DMZ
16 15 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
17 14 (0.48%) LAN
18 13 (0.45%) Ethernet
19 12 (0.41%) SMTP
20 11 (0.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 279 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 175 (6.01%) MySQL
3 164 (5.63%) MongoDB
4 161 (5.53%) NoSQL
5 124 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
6 103 (3.53%) Relational Database
7 98 (3.36%) Big Data
8 58 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
9 42 (1.44%) Power BI
10 37 (1.27%) Amazon Redshift
11 35 (1.20%) Snowflake Schema
12 34 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 32 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
14 30 (1.03%) Hadoop
15 29 (1.00%) RDBMS
16 28 (0.96%) Looker
17 27 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 25 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 23 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
20 21 (0.72%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 911 (31.26%) Git (software)
2 606 (20.80%) Jenkins
3 332 (11.39%) Bitbucket
4 298 (10.23%) Selenium
5 208 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 180 (6.18%) Maven
7 133 (4.56%) JUnit
8 119 (4.08%) JMeter
9 117 (4.02%) Subversion
10 98 (3.36%) TeamCity
11 97 (3.33%) Artifactory
12 86 (2.95%) Postman
13 81 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 78 (2.68%) GitLab
15 76 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
16 71 (2.44%) WebDriver
17 69 (2.37%) TestRail
18 64 (2.20%) Gradle
19 63 (2.16%) Appium
19 63 (2.16%) SoapUI
General
1 582 (19.97%) Finance
2 130 (4.46%) Marketing
3 127 (4.36%) Banking
4 123 (4.22%) Public Sector
5 118 (4.05%) Retail
6 63 (2.16%) Manufacturing
7 59 (2.02%) Telecoms
8 58 (1.99%) Games
9 57 (1.96%) Legal
10 52 (1.78%) Electronics
11 47 (1.61%) Law
12 42 (1.44%) Billing
13 36 (1.24%) Advertising
14 33 (1.13%) Investment Banking
15 32 (1.10%) Automotive
16 31 (1.06%) German Language
17 29 (1.00%) Back Office
18 27 (0.93%) Financial Institution
19 19 (0.65%) Front Office
19 19 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 820 (28.14%) Developer
2 337 (11.56%) Analyst
3 188 (6.45%) Project Manager
4 159 (5.46%) Senior Developer
5 154 (5.28%) DevOps Engineer
6 152 (5.22%) Software Engineer
7 147 (5.04%) Java Developer
8 131 (4.50%) Business Analyst
9 127 (4.36%) Tester
10 103 (3.53%) Test Engineer
11 94 (3.23%) Test Analyst
12 93 (3.19%) Full Stack Developer
12 93 (3.19%) QA Engineer
12 93 (3.19%) Scrum Master
13 83 (2.85%) Architect
14 80 (2.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 71 (2.44%) C# Developer
15 71 (2.44%) Software Developer
16 67 (2.30%) Lead Developer
17 62 (2.13%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 354 (12.15%) HTML
2 315 (10.81%) CSS
3 290 (9.95%) .NET
4 280 (9.61%) React
5 274 (9.40%) RESTful
6 251 (8.61%) Web Services
7 250 (8.58%) REST
8 220 (7.55%) Node.js
9 219 (7.52%) Spring
10 210 (7.21%) AngularJS
11 181 (6.21%) JSON
12 140 (4.80%) XML
13 135 (4.63%) SOAP
14 125 (4.29%) HTML5
15 113 (3.88%) ASP.NET
16 101 (3.47%) .NET Core
17 100 (3.43%) jQuery
18 96 (3.29%) Redux
19 92 (3.16%) Hibernate
20 74 (2.54%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 261 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
2 207 (7.10%) User Experience
3 204 (7.00%) Mobile App
4 97 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
5 86 (2.95%) Self-Motivation
6 75 (2.57%) Public Cloud
7 51 (1.75%) Management Information System
8 41 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
9 35 (1.20%) Virtual Team
10 32 (1.10%) Clustering
10 32 (1.10%) Cyberattack
10 32 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
11 28 (0.96%) Algorithms
11 28 (0.96%) Data Structures
12 27 (0.93%) Social Media
12 27 (0.93%) STB
13 24 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 24 (0.82%) Replication
14 23 (0.79%) Analytical Mindset
14 23 (0.79%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 622 (21.35%) Linux
2 310 (10.64%) Windows
3 142 (4.87%) Unix
4 141 (4.84%) Apple iOS
5 133 (4.56%) Android
6 113 (3.88%) Windows Server
7 91 (3.12%) CentOS
8 70 (2.40%) Ubuntu
9 61 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 41 (1.41%) Windows Server 2016
11 21 (0.72%) Windows 10
12 15 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (0.48%) Debian
14 12 (0.41%) Mac OS X
15 11 (0.38%) VMS
16 9 (0.31%) Windows 7
17 8 (0.27%) Mac OS
18 6 (0.21%) Solaris
19 4 (0.14%) AIX
19 4 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,923 (65.99%) Agile Software Development
2 966 (33.15%) Scrum
3 756 (25.94%) DevOps
4 693 (23.78%) Test Automation
5 428 (14.69%) SDLC
6 375 (12.87%) Software Engineering
7 374 (12.83%) Problem-Solving
8 307 (10.54%) Kanban
8 307 (10.54%) Project Management
9 284 (9.75%) TDD
10 278 (9.54%) Microservices
11 274 (9.40%) Continuous Integration
12 272 (9.33%) Mentoring
13 262 (8.99%) BDD
14 231 (7.93%) ITIL
15 196 (6.73%) Analytics
16 192 (6.59%) User Stories
17 179 (6.14%) Computer Science
18 177 (6.07%) Project Delivery
19 176 (6.04%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 750 (25.74%) Java
2 669 (22.96%) SQL
3 653 (22.41%) JavaScript
4 622 (21.35%) Python
5 404 (13.86%) C#
6 201 (6.90%) PowerShell
7 196 (6.73%) Bash Shell
8 174 (5.97%) TypeScript
9 146 (5.01%) PHP
10 138 (4.74%) C
11 122 (4.19%) C++
12 76 (2.61%) Shell Script
13 74 (2.54%) Go
14 71 (2.44%) T-SQL
15 69 (2.37%) Ruby
16 66 (2.26%) Scala
17 64 (2.20%) Java 8
18 63 (2.16%) Perl
19 47 (1.61%) Apple Swift
20 41 (1.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 307 (10.54%) Degree
2 204 (7.00%) Security Cleared
3 152 (5.22%) SC Cleared
4 88 (3.02%) ISTQB
5 77 (2.64%) Computer Science Degree
6 60 (2.06%) ISEB
7 56 (1.92%) DV Cleared
8 26 (0.89%) GIAC
9 25 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
10 24 (0.82%) AWS Certification
11 21 (0.72%) RHCE
12 19 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 19 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
13 16 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 15 (0.51%) CISSP
15 14 (0.48%) CCNA
15 14 (0.48%) CCNP
16 13 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
17 12 (0.41%) ISEB Practitioner
18 11 (0.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 436 (14.96%) QA
2 48 (1.65%) PMO
3 38 (1.30%) GDPR
3 38 (1.30%) SLA
4 34 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.51%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.31%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.27%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.24%) MISRA
8 7 (0.24%) NIST
9 6 (0.21%) MISRA C
10 5 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
10 5 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 5 (0.17%) Government Security Classifications
10 5 (0.17%) NCSC
10 5 (0.17%) WCAG
11 4 (0.14%) ISO 8583
11 4 (0.14%) JTAG
11 4 (0.14%) MiFID
12 2 (0.069%) PSD2
System Software
1 472 (16.20%) Docker
2 122 (4.19%) Active Directory
3 114 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
5 23 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
6 21 (0.72%) Firmware
7 18 (0.62%) VirtualBox
8 10 (0.34%) Hyper-V
9 8 (0.27%) Varnish
10 7 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 6 (0.21%) Apache Flume
12 5 (0.17%) vSphere
13 3 (0.10%) pfSense
13 3 (0.10%) Postfix
13 3 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.069%) Virtual Desktop
14 2 (0.069%) Xen
15 1 (0.034%) HDFS
15 1 (0.034%) IAG
15 1 (0.034%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 309 (10.60%) Ansible
2 292 (10.02%) Kubernetes
3 238 (8.17%) Terraform
4 126 (4.32%) Puppet
5 45 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
6 38 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
7 26 (0.89%) Kibana
8 21 (0.72%) Grafana
8 21 (0.72%) ZABBIX
9 16 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
10 15 (0.51%) HP ALM
11 14 (0.48%) Prometheus
12 13 (0.45%) Salt
13 10 (0.34%) Nagios
14 8 (0.27%) Failover Clustering
14 8 (0.27%) Nessus
14 8 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
15 7 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
16 6 (0.21%) Control-M
16 6 (0.21%) Oozie
Vendors
1 425 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 293 (10.05%) Atlassian
3 181 (6.21%) Oracle
4 146 (5.01%) Google
5 139 (4.77%) VMware
6 99 (3.40%) Salesforce.com
7 76 (2.61%) IBM
8 75 (2.57%) Red Hat
9 65 (2.23%) SAP
10 53 (1.82%) ServiceNow
10 53 (1.82%) Splunk
11 47 (1.61%) HP
12 34 (1.17%) Apple
13 31 (1.06%) Adobe
14 25 (0.86%) Cisco
14 25 (0.86%) hybris
15 23 (0.79%) Zend
16 18 (0.62%) Dynatrace
16 18 (0.62%) Sitecore
17 17 (0.58%) HubSpot