Period
to 28 October 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 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 69 65 68
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3 +14
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 5,474 2,129 5,707
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.31% 4.29% 4.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.78% 20.44% 21.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3,496 1,733 4,253
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £53,000
Median % change year-on-year - +3.77% +6.00%
75th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £68,750
90th Percentile £85,250 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,362
% change year-on-year - +1.29% +9.69%

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 26,339 10,418 25,949
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.72% 20.99% 18.94%
Number of salaries quoted 16,094 8,684 20,830
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 28 October 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 28 October 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 4,955 £55,000 -4.35% 841
UK excluding London 0 2,647 £50,000 - 575
London -4 2,440 £62,500 - 313
Work from Home +3 1,065 £55,000 +4.76% 167
South East -8 823 £51,750 -1.43% 143
North of England +8 599 £45,000 -5.26% 117
Midlands -8 430 £47,500 - 124
South West +11 380 £50,000 - 76
North West +10 336 £45,000 - 73
West Midlands -5 284 £45,000 -1.10% 88
East of England -13 220 £53,000 +6.00% 62
Yorkshire +2 218 £45,270 -9.01% 34
East Midlands -1 145 £48,750 -2.50% 36
Scotland -20 141 £50,000 +17.65% 33
Wales -20 54 £55,000 +15.79% 19
North East -10 49 £37,500 -31.82% 10
Northern Ireland -25 26 £47,500 +35.71% 2

For the 6 months to 28 October 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 3,786 (69.16%) Agile Software Development
2 1,977 (36.12%) Confluence
3 1,659 (30.31%) Social Skills
4 1,577 (28.81%) Scrum
5 1,520 (27.77%) DevOps
6 1,400 (25.58%) Git (software)
7 1,223 (22.34%) Java
8 1,220 (22.29%) Finance
9 1,210 (22.10%) SQL
10 1,198 (21.89%) AWS
11 1,170 (21.37%) Test Automation
12 1,160 (21.19%) JavaScript
13 1,145 (20.92%) Jenkins
14 1,119 (20.44%) Azure
15 1,091 (19.93%) Problem-Solving
16 1,044 (19.07%) Python
17 904 (16.51%) Linux
18 879 (16.06%) Docker
19 840 (15.35%) Software Engineering
20 778 (14.21%) QA
21 749 (13.68%) HTML
22 713 (13.03%) SDLC
23 700 (12.79%) React
24 697 (12.73%) Microservices
25 669 (12.22%) Kubernetes
26 664 (12.13%) C#
27 658 (12.02%) Project Management
28 657 (12.00%) CSS
28 657 (12.00%) Microsoft
29 652 (11.91%) Continuous Integration

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 1,977 (36.12%) Confluence
2 200 (3.65%) SharePoint
3 143 (2.61%) CMS
4 134 (2.45%) Elasticsearch
5 98 (1.79%) Apache
6 82 (1.50%) Tomcat
7 63 (1.15%) IIS
8 56 (1.02%) Apache Spark
9 42 (0.77%) Drupal
10 38 (0.69%) Apache Airflow
11 36 (0.66%) Umbraco
12 32 (0.58%) nginx
13 31 (0.57%) WordPress
14 29 (0.53%) JBoss
14 29 (0.53%) WebLogic
15 24 (0.44%) Jupyter
16 23 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
17 20 (0.37%) Oracle Coherence
18 19 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
19 16 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 212 (3.87%) Microsoft Office
2 193 (3.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 149 (2.72%) MS Visio
4 112 (2.05%) Microsoft Project
5 97 (1.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 60 (1.10%) Figma
7 37 (0.68%) Sketch
8 33 (0.60%) Adobe XD
9 25 (0.46%) Photoshop
10 16 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
11 15 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 14 (0.26%) Gliffy
13 13 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
14 12 (0.22%) Chatbot
14 12 (0.22%) InVision
15 9 (0.16%) GIMP
16 7 (0.13%) InDesign
16 7 (0.13%) Simulink
17 6 (0.11%) MadCap Flare
17 6 (0.11%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 53 (0.97%) Magento
2 40 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 37 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
4 35 (0.64%) Shopify
5 32 (0.58%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 31 (0.57%) NetSuite
7 28 (0.51%) Distributed Ledger
8 14 (0.26%) MetaTrader
8 14 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
9 12 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
10 11 (0.20%) Sage 200
11 10 (0.18%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
11 10 (0.18%) SAP ERP
12 9 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
12 9 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
13 8 (0.15%) ResourceLink
13 8 (0.15%) Temenos T24
14 7 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
14 7 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
14 7 (0.13%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1,198 (21.89%) AWS
2 1,119 (20.44%) Azure
3 460 (8.40%) GitHub
4 419 (7.65%) SaaS
5 399 (7.29%) Serverless
6 363 (6.63%) GCP
7 233 (4.26%) AWS Lambda
8 209 (3.82%) Microsoft 365
9 171 (3.12%) Amazon EC2
10 168 (3.07%) Amazon S3
11 167 (3.05%) Power Platform
12 155 (2.83%) Slack
13 137 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
14 127 (2.32%) PaaS
15 119 (2.17%) npm
16 112 (2.05%) Trello
17 74 (1.35%) Amazon Cognito
17 74 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
18 72 (1.32%) IaaS
19 63 (1.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 154 (2.81%) Firewall
2 121 (2.21%) DNS
3 117 (2.14%) VPN
4 108 (1.97%) HTTP
5 97 (1.77%) Internet
6 91 (1.66%) TCP/IP
7 66 (1.21%) SSL
8 46 (0.84%) VLAN
9 45 (0.82%) Broadband
10 33 (0.60%) LAN
10 33 (0.60%) VoIP
11 32 (0.58%) IPv4
11 32 (0.58%) WAN
12 29 (0.53%) DHCP
12 29 (0.53%) OSPF
13 24 (0.44%) Network Security
14 23 (0.42%) Wireshark
15 22 (0.40%) FTP
16 20 (0.37%) IPsec
16 20 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 529 (9.66%) SQL Server
2 419 (7.65%) MySQL
3 270 (4.93%) PostgreSQL
4 257 (4.69%) Relational Database
5 251 (4.59%) NoSQL
6 212 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
7 209 (3.82%) Big Data
8 160 (2.92%) MongoDB
9 150 (2.74%) Power BI
9 150 (2.74%) Tableau
10 107 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
11 100 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 96 (1.75%) Redis
13 91 (1.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 84 (1.53%) Data Lake
15 81 (1.48%) Oracle Database
16 57 (1.04%) Amazon Aurora
17 56 (1.02%) BigQuery
17 56 (1.02%) MariaDB
17 56 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1,400 (25.58%) Git (software)
2 1,145 (20.92%) Jenkins
3 524 (9.57%) Selenium
4 501 (9.15%) Bitbucket
5 326 (5.96%) Cucumber
6 268 (4.90%) GitLab
7 241 (4.40%) Maven
8 201 (3.67%) Postman
9 173 (3.16%) TeamCity
10 156 (2.85%) JMeter
11 153 (2.80%) Cypress.io
12 149 (2.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 139 (2.54%) JUnit
14 137 (2.50%) webpack
15 135 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
16 129 (2.36%) Visual Studio
17 126 (2.30%) Subversion
18 113 (2.06%) Sonatype Nexus
19 108 (1.97%) TestRail
20 104 (1.90%) WebDriver
General
1 1,659 (30.31%) Social Skills
2 1,220 (22.29%) Finance
3 649 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
4 371 (6.78%) Retail
5 339 (6.19%) Banking
6 323 (5.90%) Marketing
7 218 (3.98%) Presentation Skills
8 152 (2.78%) Legal
8 152 (2.78%) Public Sector
9 149 (2.72%) Organisational Skills
10 135 (2.47%) Games
11 127 (2.32%) Influencing Skills
12 106 (1.94%) Telecoms
13 97 (1.77%) Manufacturing
14 96 (1.75%) Advertising
15 95 (1.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 94 (1.72%) Law
17 91 (1.66%) Pharmaceutical
18 86 (1.57%) Investment Banking
19 77 (1.41%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,290 (23.57%) Developer
2 754 (13.77%) Analyst
3 355 (6.49%) Business Analyst
4 335 (6.12%) Project Manager
5 322 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 305 (5.57%) Senior Developer
7 285 (5.21%) DevOps Engineer
8 232 (4.24%) Test Engineer
9 184 (3.36%) Java Developer
10 171 (3.12%) QA Engineer
11 162 (2.96%) .NET Developer
12 160 (2.92%) Scrum Master
13 152 (2.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 143 (2.61%) PHP Developer
15 142 (2.59%) Full Stack Developer
16 131 (2.39%) Tester
17 125 (2.28%) Architect
18 113 (2.06%) Test Automation Engineer
19 111 (2.03%) Product Owner
20 110 (2.01%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 749 (13.68%) HTML
2 700 (12.79%) React
3 657 (12.00%) CSS
4 585 (10.69%) REST
5 497 (9.08%) .NET
6 488 (8.91%) Web Services
7 457 (8.35%) AngularJS
8 435 (7.95%) Node.js
9 418 (7.64%) RESTful
10 319 (5.83%) JSON
11 304 (5.55%) HTML5
12 300 (5.48%) Spring
13 263 (4.80%) SOAP
14 241 (4.40%) XML
15 225 (4.11%) jQuery
16 222 (4.06%) Vue.js
17 218 (3.98%) Kafka
18 172 (3.14%) ASP.NET
19 167 (3.05%) .NET Core
20 148 (2.70%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 558 (10.19%) User Experience
2 265 (4.84%) Self-Motivation
3 202 (3.69%) Mobile App
4 135 (2.47%) Data Structures
5 111 (2.03%) Algorithms
6 101 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
7 96 (1.75%) Management Information System
8 85 (1.55%) Cloud Native
9 84 (1.53%) Public Cloud
10 83 (1.52%) Virtual Team
11 79 (1.44%) Equities
12 72 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
13 67 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
14 63 (1.15%) Data Centre
15 57 (1.04%) Cyberattack
16 56 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 52 (0.95%) PMI
18 49 (0.90%) iPad
18 49 (0.90%) Life Science
19 46 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 904 (16.51%) Linux
2 485 (8.86%) Windows
3 233 (4.26%) Unix
4 190 (3.47%) Android
5 171 (3.12%) Apple iOS
6 152 (2.78%) Windows Server
7 80 (1.46%) CentOS
8 77 (1.41%) Windows 10
9 47 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 40 (0.73%) Ubuntu
11 33 (0.60%) Mac OS
12 27 (0.49%) Windows Server 2016
13 26 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
14 23 (0.42%) VMS
15 22 (0.40%) Solaris
16 20 (0.37%) Debian
17 18 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
18 14 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
18 14 (0.26%) Windows Server 2019
19 11 (0.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,786 (69.16%) Agile Software Development
2 1,577 (28.81%) Scrum
3 1,520 (27.77%) DevOps
4 1,170 (21.37%) Test Automation
5 1,091 (19.93%) Problem-Solving
6 840 (15.35%) Software Engineering
7 713 (13.03%) SDLC
8 697 (12.73%) Microservices
9 658 (12.02%) Project Management
10 652 (11.91%) Continuous Integration
11 631 (11.53%) Mentoring
12 543 (9.92%) Analytics
13 541 (9.88%) User Stories
14 538 (9.83%) TDD
15 529 (9.66%) BDD
16 523 (9.55%) Full Stack Development
17 513 (9.37%) Stakeholder Management
18 495 (9.04%) Kanban
19 488 (8.91%) Software Testing
20 391 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1,223 (22.34%) Java
2 1,210 (22.10%) SQL
3 1,160 (21.19%) JavaScript
4 1,044 (19.07%) Python
5 664 (12.13%) C#
6 337 (6.16%) PHP
7 317 (5.79%) TypeScript
8 260 (4.75%) C++
9 254 (4.64%) PowerShell
10 219 (4.00%) Bash Shell
11 211 (3.85%) C
12 124 (2.27%) ES6
13 117 (2.14%) Shell Script
14 111 (2.03%) Java 8
15 105 (1.92%) Kotlin
16 92 (1.68%) Ruby
17 83 (1.52%) Go
18 82 (1.50%) PHP 7
19 67 (1.22%) Groovy
20 66 (1.21%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 601 (10.98%) Degree
2 289 (5.28%) Security Cleared
3 244 (4.46%) SC Cleared
4 169 (3.09%) ISTQB
5 162 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
6 94 (1.72%) Master's Degree
7 85 (1.55%) ISEB
8 76 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 67 (1.22%) PMI Certification
10 41 (0.75%) AWS Certification
11 35 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
12 33 (0.60%) PMP
13 30 (0.55%) APMP
13 30 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
14 24 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 21 (0.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 20 (0.37%) SAFe Agilist
17 19 (0.35%) GIAC
18 18 (0.33%) DV Cleared
19 17 (0.31%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 778 (14.21%) QA
2 113 (2.06%) PMO
3 107 (1.95%) GDPR
4 97 (1.77%) Accessibility
5 61 (1.11%) Data Quality
6 60 (1.10%) SLA
7 48 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 28 (0.51%) NIST
9 23 (0.42%) PCI DSS
10 14 (0.26%) GRC
10 14 (0.26%) IASME
10 14 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 11 (0.20%) ISO 9001
12 10 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 10 (0.18%) SEPA
12 10 (0.18%) WCAG
13 9 (0.16%) ISO 20022
14 8 (0.15%) ISAE 3402
14 8 (0.15%) ISO 31000
14 8 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 879 (16.06%) Docker
2 196 (3.58%) Active Directory
3 98 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
5 35 (0.64%) Firmware
6 28 (0.51%) vSphere
7 22 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
8 21 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 19 (0.35%) Hyper-V
10 14 (0.26%) VirtualBox
11 13 (0.24%) iptables
12 12 (0.22%) XenApp
12 12 (0.22%) XenDesktop
13 9 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
14 8 (0.15%) ISA Server
15 5 (0.091%) Ceph
15 5 (0.091%) LXC
16 4 (0.073%) Varnish
16 4 (0.073%) VMware NSX
17 3 (0.055%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 669 (12.22%) Kubernetes
2 444 (8.11%) Ansible
3 409 (7.47%) Terraform
4 110 (2.01%) Grafana
5 103 (1.88%) Puppet
6 63 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
7 56 (1.02%) Prometheus
8 48 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
9 46 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
10 40 (0.73%) HP ALM
10 40 (0.73%) Opsgenie
11 30 (0.55%) Graphite
11 30 (0.55%) Graylog
12 27 (0.49%) Packer
13 23 (0.42%) Kibana
14 21 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
15 18 (0.33%) Consul
16 17 (0.31%) Nagios
17 15 (0.27%) Istio
18 14 (0.26%) CASB
Vendors
1 657 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 409 (7.47%) Oracle
3 367 (6.70%) Atlassian
4 343 (6.27%) Google
5 198 (3.62%) Salesforce.com
6 128 (2.34%) SAP
7 121 (2.21%) VMware
8 112 (2.05%) Cognizant
9 105 (1.92%) ServiceNow
10 88 (1.61%) Red Hat
11 80 (1.46%) Splunk
12 77 (1.41%) HP
13 66 (1.21%) Adobe
14 63 (1.15%) New Relic
15 55 (1.00%) IBM
16 42 (0.77%) Citrix
17 41 (0.75%) Sitecore
18 39 (0.71%) MuleSoft
19 36 (0.66%) Elastic Path
20 35 (0.64%) Zend