Period
to 16 November 2019

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 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 66 76 90
Rank change year-on-year +10 +14 +23
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 5,579 6,322 6,205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.10% 3.88% 3.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.76% 19.37% 16.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4,175 4,787 4,694
UK median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.00% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,362 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.69% +5.88% -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 25,633 32,642 36,596
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.85% 20.02% 20.30%
Number of salaries quoted 20,382 26,341 29,733
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,600 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 16 November 2019.

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 16 November 2019. 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 +10 5,266 £55,000 +10.00% 815
UK excluding London +5 3,279 £49,362 +9.69% 625
London +6 2,201 £62,500 +4.17% 262
South East +1 1,048 £55,000 +15.79% 140
North of England +14 769 £45,000 - 164
South West +15 472 £47,500 - 78
North West +15 463 £42,500 -5.56% 83
East of England +15 392 £50,000 +5.26% 77
Midlands +21 358 £49,362 +16.15% 94
Yorkshire +3 253 £45,000 - 65
West Midlands +44 204 £49,681 +24.20% 72
Scotland -2 152 £48,004 +12.95% 44
East Midlands -2 147 £47,500 - 22
Wales +7 89 £39,000 -20.47% 22
North East +39 53 £47,500 +5.56% 16
Northern Ireland -11 7 £42,500 +6.25% 4

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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 3,685 (66.05%) Agile Software Development
2 1,947 (34.90%) Confluence
3 1,914 (34.31%) Scrum
4 1,646 (29.50%) Git (software)
5 1,525 (27.33%) Java
6 1,421 (25.47%) Test Automation
7 1,342 (24.05%) SQL
8 1,333 (23.89%) Jenkins
9 1,299 (23.28%) DevOps
10 1,162 (20.83%) Finance
11 1,148 (20.58%) JavaScript
12 1,112 (19.93%) AWS
13 1,000 (17.92%) C#
14 964 (17.28%) QA
15 956 (17.14%) Python
16 933 (16.72%) Azure
17 924 (16.56%) Linux
18 912 (16.35%) TDD
19 893 (16.01%) Continuous Integration
20 873 (15.65%) Problem-Solving
21 854 (15.31%) .NET
22 853 (15.29%) Selenium
23 813 (14.57%) Docker
24 806 (14.45%) Degree
25 794 (14.23%) BDD
26 747 (13.39%) Microsoft
27 721 (12.92%) Software Engineering
28 719 (12.89%) Kanban
29 656 (11.76%) SDLC
30 651 (11.67%) CSS

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 1,947 (34.90%) Confluence
2 208 (3.73%) SharePoint
3 174 (3.12%) Apache
4 169 (3.03%) Apache Spark
5 161 (2.89%) Tomcat
6 131 (2.35%) CMS
7 130 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
8 74 (1.33%) IIS
9 64 (1.15%) WordPress
10 55 (0.99%) Drupal
10 55 (0.99%) JBoss
10 55 (0.99%) OpenStack
11 46 (0.82%) nginx
12 44 (0.79%) WebSphere
13 37 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
14 33 (0.59%) Umbraco
15 29 (0.52%) WebLogic
16 28 (0.50%) Mule
17 23 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
18 22 (0.39%) SAS
Applications
1 177 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
2 138 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 136 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
4 125 (2.24%) MS Visio
5 61 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 26 (0.47%) HipChat
7 24 (0.43%) Photoshop
8 20 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
9 15 (0.27%) Sketch
10 14 (0.25%) InVision
11 13 (0.23%) Gliffy
12 12 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
12 12 (0.22%) Chatbot
13 10 (0.18%) Zeplin
14 7 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 6 (0.11%) Acrobat
16 5 (0.090%) InDesign
17 4 (0.072%) AutoCAD
17 4 (0.072%) InfoPath
17 4 (0.072%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 74 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 50 (0.90%) Payment Gateway
3 32 (0.57%) NetSuite
4 29 (0.52%) Magento
5 22 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
6 20 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 20 (0.36%) SAP ERP
7 18 (0.32%) Teamcenter
8 15 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
9 9 (0.16%) Documaker
9 9 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
9 9 (0.16%) thinkFolio
10 7 (0.13%) SAP MM
10 7 (0.13%) SAP PSCD
11 6 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
11 6 (0.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
12 5 (0.090%) CA PPM
13 4 (0.072%) Bloomberg TOMS
13 4 (0.072%) Remedy ITSM
13 4 (0.072%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1,112 (19.93%) AWS
2 933 (16.72%) Azure
3 393 (7.04%) GitHub
4 319 (5.72%) GCP
5 259 (4.64%) SaaS
6 206 (3.69%) Office 365
7 179 (3.21%) Slack
8 135 (2.42%) Serverless
9 121 (2.17%) OpenShift
10 108 (1.94%) Power Platform
11 100 (1.79%) Trello
12 97 (1.74%) AWS CloudFormation
13 92 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
13 92 (1.65%) BrowserStack
14 91 (1.63%) PaaS
15 85 (1.52%) IaaS
16 66 (1.18%) npm
17 62 (1.11%) Amazon S3
18 58 (1.04%) G Suite
19 53 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 145 (2.60%) Firewall
2 131 (2.35%) TCP/IP
3 115 (2.06%) DNS
4 78 (1.40%) Internet
5 64 (1.15%) VPN
6 63 (1.13%) Skype
7 56 (1.00%) DHCP
7 56 (1.00%) HTTP
8 53 (0.95%) HTTPS
9 33 (0.59%) Intranet
10 31 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
10 31 (0.56%) Wireshark
11 28 (0.50%) VLAN
12 26 (0.47%) VoIP
13 23 (0.41%) NetScaler
14 22 (0.39%) SSH
14 22 (0.39%) SSL
15 20 (0.36%) SAN
16 19 (0.34%) FTP
17 18 (0.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 639 (11.45%) SQL Server
2 270 (4.84%) MySQL
3 268 (4.80%) Big Data
4 225 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
5 206 (3.69%) Relational Database
6 165 (2.96%) MongoDB
7 164 (2.94%) NoSQL
8 129 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
8 129 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 122 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 109 (1.95%) Hadoop
11 101 (1.81%) Power BI
12 100 (1.79%) Redis
13 88 (1.58%) RDBMS
14 82 (1.47%) Apache Hive
15 76 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
16 69 (1.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 63 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 59 (1.06%) Oracle Database
19 49 (0.88%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1,646 (29.50%) Git (software)
2 1,333 (23.89%) Jenkins
3 853 (15.29%) Selenium
4 615 (11.02%) Bitbucket
5 574 (10.29%) Cucumber
6 392 (7.03%) Maven
7 361 (6.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 321 (5.75%) Team Foundation Server
9 293 (5.25%) JUnit
10 291 (5.22%) TeamCity
11 288 (5.16%) Subversion
12 253 (4.53%) JMeter
13 240 (4.30%) SoapUI
14 238 (4.27%) Visual Studio
14 238 (4.27%) WebDriver
15 161 (2.89%) Octopus Deploy
15 161 (2.89%) TestRail
16 144 (2.58%) Appium
17 143 (2.56%) SpecFlow
18 132 (2.37%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1,162 (20.83%) Finance
2 375 (6.72%) Retail
3 319 (5.72%) Banking
4 273 (4.89%) Marketing
5 174 (3.12%) Public Sector
6 127 (2.28%) Games
7 111 (1.99%) Telecoms
8 110 (1.97%) Manufacturing
9 86 (1.54%) Electronics
10 67 (1.20%) Back Office
11 63 (1.13%) Automotive
12 62 (1.11%) Legal
13 53 (0.95%) Advertising
14 52 (0.93%) Front Office
15 42 (0.75%) Publishing
16 41 (0.73%) Aerospace
17 40 (0.72%) Financial Institution
18 32 (0.57%) Billing
19 28 (0.50%) Military
20 20 (0.36%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1,511 (27.08%) Developer
2 856 (15.34%) Analyst
3 355 (6.36%) Software Engineer
4 300 (5.38%) Test Analyst
5 298 (5.34%) Business Analyst
6 294 (5.27%) DevOps Engineer
7 293 (5.25%) Java Developer
8 278 (4.98%) Test Engineer
9 268 (4.80%) Senior Developer
10 228 (4.09%) Consultant
11 216 (3.87%) Tester
12 207 (3.71%) C# Developer
13 206 (3.69%) Project Manager
14 200 (3.58%) .NET Developer
15 198 (3.55%) QA Engineer
16 179 (3.21%) Software Developer
17 174 (3.12%) Architect
18 131 (2.35%) Java Engineer
19 127 (2.28%) PHP Developer
20 121 (2.17%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 854 (15.31%) .NET
2 651 (11.67%) CSS
3 641 (11.49%) HTML
4 511 (9.16%) REST
5 501 (8.98%) Spring
6 481 (8.62%) AngularJS
7 477 (8.55%) Web Services
8 449 (8.05%) JSON
9 439 (7.87%) React
10 389 (6.97%) RESTful
11 366 (6.56%) Node.js
12 312 (5.59%) XML
13 289 (5.18%) ASP.NET
14 234 (4.19%) SOAP
15 230 (4.12%) Kafka
16 221 (3.96%) .NET Framework
17 202 (3.62%) .NET Core
18 196 (3.51%) jQuery
19 184 (3.30%) HTML5
20 174 (3.12%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 547 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 355 (6.36%) User Experience
3 301 (5.40%) Mobile App
4 237 (4.25%) Self-Motivation
5 171 (3.07%) Greenfield Project
6 140 (2.51%) Management Information System
7 132 (2.37%) Virtual Team
8 78 (1.40%) Public Cloud
9 75 (1.34%) Algorithms
10 71 (1.27%) Cloud Native
11 68 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
12 63 (1.13%) Wiki
13 61 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
14 54 (0.97%) Analytical Mindset
14 54 (0.97%) Data Centre
15 45 (0.81%) Client/Server
16 43 (0.77%) Cyber Kill Chain
17 42 (0.75%) PKI
18 40 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
19 39 (0.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 924 (16.56%) Linux
2 595 (10.66%) Windows
3 287 (5.14%) Android
4 284 (5.09%) Unix
5 256 (4.59%) Apple iOS
6 117 (2.10%) CentOS
7 110 (1.97%) Windows Server
8 79 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 68 (1.22%) Ubuntu
10 64 (1.15%) Windows 10
11 63 (1.13%) Mac OS
12 48 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
13 37 (0.66%) Windows 7
14 19 (0.34%) Debian
15 17 (0.30%) Windows 8
16 16 (0.29%) CoreOS
17 14 (0.25%) Fedora
17 14 (0.25%) SUSE
18 11 (0.20%) ThreadX
18 11 (0.20%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,685 (66.05%) Agile Software Development
2 1,914 (34.31%) Scrum
3 1,421 (25.47%) Test Automation
4 1,299 (23.28%) DevOps
5 912 (16.35%) TDD
6 893 (16.01%) Continuous Integration
7 873 (15.65%) Problem-Solving
8 794 (14.23%) BDD
9 721 (12.92%) Software Engineering
10 719 (12.89%) Kanban
11 656 (11.76%) SDLC
12 619 (11.10%) Microservices
13 514 (9.21%) Project Management
14 495 (8.87%) E-Commerce
15 484 (8.68%) Computer Science
16 472 (8.46%) Mentoring
17 471 (8.44%) User Stories
18 406 (7.28%) Continuous Delivery
19 391 (7.01%) Stakeholder Management
20 382 (6.85%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1,525 (27.33%) Java
2 1,342 (24.05%) SQL
3 1,148 (20.58%) JavaScript
4 1,000 (17.92%) C#
5 956 (17.14%) Python
6 347 (6.22%) C
7 326 (5.84%) PHP
8 275 (4.93%) Bash Shell
9 267 (4.79%) PowerShell
10 266 (4.77%) C++
11 198 (3.55%) T-SQL
12 174 (3.12%) Java 8
13 161 (2.89%) Ruby
14 142 (2.55%) ES6
15 139 (2.49%) Scala
16 116 (2.08%) TypeScript
17 102 (1.83%) Go
18 93 (1.67%) Perl
18 93 (1.67%) Shell Script
19 87 (1.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 806 (14.45%) Degree
2 296 (5.31%) ISTQB
3 267 (4.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 243 (4.36%) Security Cleared
5 200 (3.58%) ISEB
6 124 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 92 (1.65%) SC Cleared
8 83 (1.49%) DV Cleared
9 72 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 65 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
11 60 (1.08%) CCNA
12 58 (1.04%) MCSE
13 47 (0.84%) CISSP
14 45 (0.81%) SANS
15 42 (0.75%) GIAC
15 42 (0.75%) SSCP
16 41 (0.73%) CompTIA Security+
16 41 (0.73%) Linux+ Certification
16 41 (0.73%) Network+ Certification
17 35 (0.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 964 (17.28%) QA
2 90 (1.61%) SLA
3 86 (1.54%) Data Quality
4 78 (1.40%) PMO
5 35 (0.63%) GDPR
6 29 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 23 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 18 (0.32%) PCI DSS
9 8 (0.14%) NIST
10 7 (0.13%) WCAG
11 5 (0.090%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.072%) Dodd-Frank
13 3 (0.054%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 3 (0.054%) ISO 26262
13 3 (0.054%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.054%) ITGC
13 3 (0.054%) MiFID
13 3 (0.054%) PMBOK
13 3 (0.054%) PSD2
13 3 (0.054%) Solvency II
System Software
1 813 (14.57%) Docker
2 197 (3.53%) Active Directory
3 98 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (0.88%) Hyper-V
5 46 (0.82%) Apache Flume
6 42 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
7 40 (0.72%) Firmware
8 31 (0.56%) vSphere
9 24 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
10 23 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
10 23 (0.41%) XenApp
11 18 (0.32%) XenDesktop
12 10 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 10 (0.18%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.072%) KVM
13 4 (0.072%) Varnish
13 4 (0.072%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.054%) HDFS
14 3 (0.054%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.054%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 463 (8.30%) Kubernetes
2 377 (6.76%) Ansible
3 282 (5.05%) Terraform
4 258 (4.62%) Puppet
5 217 (3.89%) Opscode Chef
6 190 (3.41%) HP Quality Center
7 87 (1.56%) Mesos
8 79 (1.42%) HP ALM
9 74 (1.33%) Marathon
10 68 (1.22%) Packer
11 64 (1.15%) Oozie
12 58 (1.04%) SQL Sentry
13 54 (0.97%) Nagios
14 49 (0.88%) SCCM
15 45 (0.81%) Consul
16 44 (0.79%) Grafana
17 43 (0.77%) Kibana
18 35 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
19 33 (0.59%) WSUS
20 32 (0.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 747 (13.39%) Microsoft
2 514 (9.21%) Atlassian
3 381 (6.83%) Oracle
4 348 (6.24%) Google
5 224 (4.02%) Salesforce.com
6 206 (3.69%) HP
7 179 (3.21%) SAP
8 168 (3.01%) Splunk
9 121 (2.17%) VMware
10 104 (1.86%) Tableau
11 100 (1.79%) Red Hat
12 96 (1.72%) WorldPay
13 88 (1.58%) Adobe
14 86 (1.54%) ServiceNow
15 85 (1.52%) hybris
16 71 (1.27%) Cisco
17 65 (1.17%) IBM
18 52 (0.93%) MuleSoft
19 48 (0.86%) Apple
20 46 (0.82%) Sage