Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 67 63 79
Rank change year-on-year -4 +16 +13
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 2,195 6,059 6,446
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.34% 4.28% 3.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.91% 22.29% 18.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,893 4,638 5,063
Median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% -
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,800 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £49,362 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.77% +9.69% +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 10,496 27,181 33,985
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.77% 19.20% 20.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8,543 21,475 27,510
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 £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11% +3.45%

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 18 September 2020.

Salary histogram for JIRA in the UK

JIRA
Top 18 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 18 September 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 -8 2,013 £55,000 - 364
UK excluding London -2 1,163 £47,500 -3.77% 275
London +3 946 £65,000 +4.00% 119
South East -10 368 £52,500 -4.55% 63
North of England +2 264 £45,000 +2.27% 67
South West -10 165 £50,000 +5.26% 40
Work from Home -2 164 £51,000 -7.27% 56
Midlands +25 154 £47,500 -5.00% 41
North West -17 152 £45,000 +2.27% 40
West Midlands +50 113 £45,000 -10.00% 31
East of England -2 96 £47,500 +10.47% 36
Yorkshire +58 87 £45,000 +5.88% 15
Scotland +8 68 £41,500 -17.00% 24
East Midlands +4 41 £50,000 +5.26% 10
Wales +11 35 £45,000 +15.38% 4
North East +2 25 £50,000 +5.26% 12
Northern Ireland +25 14 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Isle of Man - 1 £33,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 1,360 (61.96%) Agile Software Development
2 861 (39.23%) Confluence
3 618 (28.15%) Git (software)
4 616 (28.06%) Scrum
5 572 (26.06%) SQL
6 560 (25.51%) Java
7 498 (22.69%) Test Automation
8 497 (22.64%) AWS
8 497 (22.64%) DevOps
9 474 (21.59%) JavaScript
10 449 (20.46%) Finance
11 424 (19.32%) Azure
12 418 (19.04%) C#
13 416 (18.95%) Jenkins
14 399 (18.18%) Linux
15 389 (17.72%) Python
16 348 (15.85%) Docker
17 345 (15.72%) QA
18 328 (14.94%) HTML
19 317 (14.44%) Software Engineering
20 303 (13.80%) .NET
21 300 (13.67%) Selenium
22 283 (12.89%) SQL Server
23 276 (12.57%) TDD
24 273 (12.44%) CSS
25 264 (12.03%) Problem-Solving
26 263 (11.98%) Continuous Integration
27 258 (11.75%) Degree
28 257 (11.71%) Microsoft
29 254 (11.57%) Microservices

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
1 861 (39.23%) Confluence
2 76 (3.46%) SharePoint
3 47 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
4 40 (1.82%) Apache
5 33 (1.50%) IIS
6 32 (1.46%) CMS
6 32 (1.46%) Tomcat
7 27 (1.23%) Apache Spark
7 27 (1.23%) WebSphere
8 20 (0.91%) nginx
9 19 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
9 19 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
10 14 (0.64%) Umbraco
11 13 (0.59%) OpenStack
12 12 (0.55%) JBoss
13 11 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
13 11 (0.50%) WebLogic
14 9 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
15 7 (0.32%) GlassFish
16 6 (0.27%) Drupal
Applications
1 58 (2.64%) Microsoft Office
2 57 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 54 (2.46%) Microsoft Project
4 34 (1.55%) MS Visio
5 26 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 21 (0.96%) Chatbot
7 5 (0.23%) MadCap Flare
7 5 (0.23%) Simulink
8 4 (0.18%) Camtasia
8 4 (0.18%) InVision
8 4 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.18%) Sketch
8 4 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.14%) Zeplin
10 2 (0.091%) Adobe XD
10 2 (0.091%) SketchUp
11 1 (0.046%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.046%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.046%) Figma
Business Applications
1 25 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 21 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.64%) SAP Hybris
4 12 (0.55%) SAP S/4HANA
5 10 (0.46%) Magento
6 9 (0.41%) BASE24
7 7 (0.32%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 6 (0.27%) NetSuite
9 5 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
9 5 (0.23%) Salerio
10 4 (0.18%) Eikon
10 4 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 4 (0.18%) Temenos T24
11 3 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
11 3 (0.14%) thinkFolio
12 2 (0.091%) Maximo
12 2 (0.091%) Oracle ERP
12 2 (0.091%) ResourceLink
12 2 (0.091%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 497 (22.64%) AWS
2 424 (19.32%) Azure
3 118 (5.38%) SaaS
4 100 (4.56%) GitHub
5 97 (4.42%) Serverless
6 92 (4.19%) GCP
7 74 (3.37%) Office 365
8 71 (3.23%) Slack
9 56 (2.55%) AWS CloudFormation
9 56 (2.55%) AWS Lambda
10 51 (2.32%) PaaS
11 49 (2.23%) OpenShift
12 47 (2.14%) Power Platform
12 47 (2.14%) Trello
13 43 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
13 43 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
14 39 (1.78%) Amazon S3
15 32 (1.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 32 (1.46%) Amazon ECS
16 30 (1.37%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 61 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 50 (2.28%) Firewall
3 36 (1.64%) HTTP
4 32 (1.46%) DNS
5 29 (1.32%) VPN
6 24 (1.09%) Internet
7 21 (0.96%) SSH
8 19 (0.87%) Skype
9 16 (0.73%) Wireless
10 13 (0.59%) SAN
11 12 (0.55%) FTP
11 12 (0.55%) HTTPS
11 12 (0.55%) PBX
12 11 (0.50%) 5G
12 11 (0.50%) VoIP
13 10 (0.46%) ATM
13 10 (0.46%) SSL
13 10 (0.46%) VLAN
14 9 (0.41%) IMAP
14 9 (0.41%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (12.89%) SQL Server
2 121 (5.51%) NoSQL
3 119 (5.42%) MySQL
4 117 (5.33%) MongoDB
5 108 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
6 71 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
7 52 (2.37%) Relational Database
8 41 (1.87%) Amazon RDS
9 39 (1.78%) Big Data
10 38 (1.73%) Power BI
11 37 (1.69%) Oracle Database
12 35 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 33 (1.50%) Snowflake Schema
14 31 (1.41%) Hadoop
15 30 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
16 25 (1.14%) Looker
16 25 (1.14%) Redis
17 22 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 18 (0.82%) Blockchain
19 17 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 618 (28.15%) Git (software)
2 416 (18.95%) Jenkins
3 300 (13.67%) Selenium
4 211 (9.61%) Bitbucket
5 125 (5.69%) Cucumber
6 90 (4.10%) GitLab
7 88 (4.01%) WebDriver
8 87 (3.96%) JUnit
9 84 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
10 83 (3.78%) Maven
11 82 (3.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 81 (3.69%) SoapUI
13 73 (3.33%) TeamCity
14 67 (3.05%) Subversion
15 59 (2.69%) Postman
16 58 (2.64%) Visual Studio
17 52 (2.37%) Artifactory
18 50 (2.28%) Sonatype Nexus
18 50 (2.28%) TestRail
19 47 (2.14%) Xcode
General
1 449 (20.46%) Finance
2 97 (4.42%) Banking
3 81 (3.69%) Marketing
4 69 (3.14%) Retail
5 61 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 47 (2.14%) Games
7 45 (2.05%) Public Sector
8 37 (1.69%) Manufacturing
9 27 (1.23%) Back Office
10 25 (1.14%) Electronics
11 20 (0.91%) Front Office
11 20 (0.91%) Italian Language
11 20 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
12 18 (0.82%) Advertising
12 18 (0.82%) Investment Banking
13 17 (0.77%) Retail Banking
14 14 (0.64%) German Language
15 13 (0.59%) Publishing
16 12 (0.55%) Law
16 12 (0.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 675 (30.75%) Developer
2 286 (13.03%) Analyst
3 141 (6.42%) Software Engineer
4 128 (5.83%) Tester
5 114 (5.19%) Senior Developer
6 106 (4.83%) Business Analyst
7 102 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
8 98 (4.46%) Test Engineer
9 85 (3.87%) .NET Developer
10 82 (3.74%) Java Developer
10 82 (3.74%) Project Manager
11 76 (3.46%) C# Developer
12 74 (3.37%) Test Analyst
13 70 (3.19%) Administrator
14 67 (3.05%) Lead Developer
15 65 (2.96%) Scrum Master
16 57 (2.60%) Automation Tester
17 56 (2.55%) Software Developer
18 55 (2.51%) Full Stack Developer
19 54 (2.46%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 328 (14.94%) HTML
2 303 (13.80%) .NET
3 273 (12.44%) CSS
4 197 (8.97%) RESTful
5 186 (8.47%) React
5 186 (8.47%) REST
6 184 (8.38%) Web Services
7 168 (7.65%) AngularJS
8 152 (6.92%) Node.js
9 121 (5.51%) Spring
10 103 (4.69%) JSON
11 102 (4.65%) XML
12 95 (4.33%) .NET Core
13 94 (4.28%) jQuery
14 90 (4.10%) HTML5
15 89 (4.05%) SOAP
16 84 (3.83%) ASP.NET
17 80 (3.64%) Redux
18 76 (3.46%) Kafka
19 68 (3.10%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 206 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 141 (6.42%) User Experience
3 131 (5.97%) Mobile App
4 81 (3.69%) Greenfield Project
5 60 (2.73%) Self-Motivation
6 47 (2.14%) Public Cloud
7 33 (1.50%) Hedge funds
8 32 (1.46%) Algorithms
8 32 (1.46%) Data Centre
8 32 (1.46%) Management Information System
9 30 (1.37%) Cloud Native
9 30 (1.37%) Virtual Team
10 25 (1.14%) Social Media
11 23 (1.05%) Client/Server
11 23 (1.05%) Clustering
12 22 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
12 22 (1.00%) Replication
13 21 (0.96%) Data Structures
14 19 (0.87%) Mainframe
15 18 (0.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 399 (18.18%) Linux
2 188 (8.56%) Windows
3 96 (4.37%) Android
4 94 (4.28%) Unix
5 81 (3.69%) Apple iOS
6 71 (3.23%) CentOS
7 59 (2.69%) Windows Server
8 50 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 40 (1.82%) Ubuntu
10 34 (1.55%) Windows 10
11 29 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
12 25 (1.14%) Debian
13 21 (0.96%) VMS
14 12 (0.55%) CoreOS
14 12 (0.55%) Windows Server 2016
15 11 (0.50%) Windows 7
16 9 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
16 9 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
17 8 (0.36%) FreeBSD
18 7 (0.32%) FreeNAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,360 (61.96%) Agile Software Development
2 616 (28.06%) Scrum
3 498 (22.69%) Test Automation
4 497 (22.64%) DevOps
5 317 (14.44%) Software Engineering
6 276 (12.57%) TDD
7 264 (12.03%) Problem-Solving
8 263 (11.98%) Continuous Integration
9 254 (11.57%) Microservices
10 250 (11.39%) Kanban
11 182 (8.29%) BDD
12 181 (8.25%) Project Management
12 181 (8.25%) SDLC
13 160 (7.29%) Mentoring
14 132 (6.01%) MVC
14 132 (6.01%) Stakeholder Management
15 131 (5.97%) Analytics
15 131 (5.97%) Open Source
15 131 (5.97%) Regression Testing
16 129 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 572 (26.06%) SQL
2 560 (25.51%) Java
3 474 (21.59%) JavaScript
4 418 (19.04%) C#
5 389 (17.72%) Python
6 132 (6.01%) C++
7 124 (5.65%) PHP
7 124 (5.65%) PowerShell
8 113 (5.15%) Bash Shell
9 109 (4.97%) C
9 109 (4.97%) TypeScript
10 63 (2.87%) T-SQL
11 60 (2.73%) Shell Script
12 52 (2.37%) Java 8
13 51 (2.32%) VB.NET
14 36 (1.64%) Scala
15 35 (1.59%) PL/SQL
16 30 (1.37%) Kotlin
17 29 (1.32%) Apple Swift
18 27 (1.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 258 (11.75%) Degree
2 180 (8.20%) Security Cleared
3 119 (5.42%) SC Cleared
4 94 (4.28%) ISTQB
5 85 (3.87%) ISEB
6 53 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
7 47 (2.14%) DV Cleared
8 25 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 23 (1.05%) PMP
10 17 (0.77%) AWS Certification
11 16 (0.73%) ISEB Practitioner
12 13 (0.59%) PMI Certification
13 11 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 10 (0.46%) CBAP
15 9 (0.41%) IIBA
15 9 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 8 (0.36%) CEH
16 8 (0.36%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 345 (15.72%) QA
2 39 (1.78%) GDPR
3 26 (1.18%) SLA
4 23 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (0.82%) PMO
6 10 (0.46%) ISO 8583
7 8 (0.36%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.27%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.23%) HIPAA
10 4 (0.18%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.18%) JTAG
10 4 (0.18%) PSD2
11 3 (0.14%) ISO 13485
11 3 (0.14%) ISO 20022
11 3 (0.14%) NIST
11 3 (0.14%) TARGET2
12 2 (0.091%) COBIT
12 2 (0.091%) IEC 62304
12 2 (0.091%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.046%) GxP
System Software
1 348 (15.85%) Docker
2 122 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 50 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (0.77%) Firmware
5 14 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (0.64%) vSphere
6 9 (0.41%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.36%) VirtualBox
8 7 (0.32%) GlusterFS
8 7 (0.32%) KVM
8 7 (0.32%) Varnish
9 6 (0.27%) Terminal Server
10 5 (0.23%) LXC
11 4 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.14%) VMware NSX
13 2 (0.091%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.091%) iptables
13 2 (0.091%) NFS
13 2 (0.091%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 248 (11.30%) Kubernetes
2 180 (8.20%) Ansible
3 164 (7.47%) Terraform
4 86 (3.92%) Puppet
5 61 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
6 53 (2.41%) HP Quality Center
7 39 (1.78%) Grafana
8 29 (1.32%) SCCM
9 26 (1.18%) ZABBIX
10 21 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
11 14 (0.64%) Nagios
12 12 (0.55%) HP ALM
12 12 (0.55%) Packer
13 10 (0.46%) Docker Swarm
13 10 (0.46%) Prometheus
13 10 (0.46%) Rancher
14 7 (0.32%) HP Fortify
14 7 (0.32%) Kibana
14 7 (0.32%) Proxmox
14 7 (0.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 257 (11.71%) Microsoft
2 193 (8.79%) Atlassian
2 193 (8.79%) Oracle
3 94 (4.28%) Google
4 70 (3.19%) VMware
5 65 (2.96%) HP
6 64 (2.92%) Red Hat
7 59 (2.69%) ServiceNow
8 58 (2.64%) Salesforce.com
9 49 (2.23%) IBM
10 42 (1.91%) Remedy
11 38 (1.73%) SAP
12 32 (1.46%) Splunk
13 17 (0.77%) hybris
13 17 (0.77%) Tableau
13 17 (0.77%) Veracode
14 15 (0.68%) Adobe
15 13 (0.59%) Juniper
15 13 (0.59%) MuleSoft
15 13 (0.59%) Sitecore