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

Atlassian JIRA
UK
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 66 80 101
Rank change year-on-year +14 +21 +33
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 5,903 6,467 5,246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.11% 3.76% 3.05%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.04% 18.08% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4,296 4,993 4,253
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% -2.27%

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 28,054 35,760 34,673
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.54% 20.81% 20.17%
Number of salaries quoted 22,193 29,080 28,884
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,250 £32,500 £30,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 June 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 June 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 +13 5,523 £52,500 +5.00% 221
UK excluding London +9 3,398 £47,500 +5.56% 134
London +13 2,394 £60,000 +4.35% 100
South East +27 1,261 £50,000 +5.26% 26
North of England -12 759 £45,000 - 31
South West -3 478 £47,000 -1.57% 25
North West +6 472 £45,000 - 18
Midlands +2 349 £47,500 +11.76% 21
East of England -15 255 £43,000 -9.47% 18
Yorkshire -37 247 £42,500 -5.56% 9
Scotland +24 233 £50,000 +11.11% 8
West Midlands +5 198 £47,500 +18.75% 11
East Midlands -1 150 £45,000 -3.23% 10
Wales +25 50 £38,000 -7.88% 3
North East +17 41 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Northern Ireland -15 22 £31,000 -22.50% 2

For the 6 months to 16 June 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 4,025 (68.19%) Agile Software Development
2 1,891 (32.03%) Confluence
3 1,837 (31.12%) Scrum
4 1,808 (30.63%) Java
5 1,781 (30.17%) Git (software)
6 1,511 (25.60%) Test Automation
7 1,454 (24.63%) SQL
8 1,288 (21.82%) Jenkins
9 1,260 (21.35%) Finance
10 1,248 (21.14%) JavaScript
11 1,138 (19.28%) Amazon AWS
12 1,129 (19.13%) DevOps
13 1,074 (18.19%) C#
14 1,064 (18.02%) Continuous Integration
15 1,060 (17.96%) Linux
16 1,042 (17.65%) QA
17 1,001 (16.96%) Selenium
18 970 (16.43%) TDD
19 904 (15.31%) Python
20 902 (15.28%) Degree
21 884 (14.98%) HTML
22 883 (14.96%) .NET
23 870 (14.74%) Microsoft Azure
24 830 (14.06%) Software Engineering
25 821 (13.91%) BDD
26 797 (13.50%) Problem-Solving
27 767 (12.99%) Docker
28 757 (12.82%) CSS
29 751 (12.72%) SDLC
30 749 (12.69%) Windows

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 1,891 (32.03%) Confluence
2 220 (3.73%) Apache
3 191 (3.24%) Tomcat
4 179 (3.03%) SharePoint
5 120 (2.03%) CMS
6 109 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
7 99 (1.68%) Apache Spark
8 85 (1.44%) IIS
9 59 (1.00%) OpenStack
10 56 (0.95%) WebSphere
11 43 (0.73%) JBoss
12 37 (0.63%) Drupal
12 37 (0.63%) GeoServer
13 36 (0.61%) SAS
13 36 (0.61%) WordPress
14 31 (0.53%) nginx
15 26 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
16 25 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 25 (0.42%) MS Exchange
16 25 (0.42%) Umbraco
Applications
1 201 (3.41%) Microsoft Office
2 175 (2.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 112 (1.90%) Microsoft Project
4 104 (1.76%) MS Visio
5 91 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 43 (0.73%) Sketch
7 41 (0.69%) Photoshop
8 25 (0.42%) InVision
9 23 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
10 15 (0.25%) Marvel
11 14 (0.24%) HipChat
12 13 (0.22%) Zeplin
13 9 (0.15%) Figma
13 9 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
14 7 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 7 (0.12%) Chatbot
15 6 (0.10%) Acrobat
15 6 (0.10%) Flinto
15 6 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
15 6 (0.10%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 51 (0.86%) Magento
2 49 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
3 30 (0.51%) SAP Hybris
4 27 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
5 14 (0.24%) Teamcenter
6 12 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 10 (0.17%) Misys Midas
8 9 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
9 8 (0.14%) SAP ERP
9 8 (0.14%) SAP MM
9 8 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
10 7 (0.12%) Fredhopper
11 5 (0.085%) Adobe Campaign
11 5 (0.085%) R3 Corda
12 4 (0.068%) NetSuite
12 4 (0.068%) Remedy ITSM
12 4 (0.068%) SAP BPC
12 4 (0.068%) SAP FSCM
12 4 (0.068%) SAP SD
13 3 (0.051%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 1,138 (19.28%) Amazon AWS
2 870 (14.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 339 (5.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 295 (5.00%) GitHub
5 272 (4.61%) SaaS
6 194 (3.29%) Office 365
7 177 (3.00%) Serverless
8 115 (1.95%) Power Platform
9 111 (1.88%) Slack
10 110 (1.86%) OpenShift
11 109 (1.85%) Trello
12 105 (1.78%) PaaS
13 98 (1.66%) Amazon S3
14 96 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
14 96 (1.63%) AWS CloudFormation
15 82 (1.39%) AWS Lambda
16 71 (1.20%) Amazon SQS
17 70 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
18 62 (1.05%) BrowserStack
19 60 (1.02%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 151 (2.56%) TCP/IP
2 133 (2.25%) Firewall
3 116 (1.97%) DNS
4 70 (1.19%) HTTP
4 70 (1.19%) Internet
5 59 (1.00%) DHCP
6 46 (0.78%) VoIP
7 43 (0.73%) Skype
8 40 (0.68%) VPN
9 37 (0.63%) HTTPS
10 33 (0.56%) NetScaler
11 27 (0.46%) SSH
12 25 (0.42%) FTP
13 23 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
14 21 (0.36%) Link 16
14 21 (0.36%) Link 22
14 21 (0.36%) SMTP
14 21 (0.36%) Tactical Data Link
14 21 (0.36%) VLAN
15 19 (0.32%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 693 (11.74%) SQL Server
2 312 (5.29%) MySQL
3 263 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
4 206 (3.49%) Big Data
5 202 (3.42%) NoSQL
6 166 (2.81%) Relational Database
7 147 (2.49%) MongoDB
8 130 (2.20%) Hadoop
9 128 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 117 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
11 105 (1.78%) Power BI
12 101 (1.71%) Redis
13 99 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 98 (1.66%) Amazon RDS
15 90 (1.52%) Blockchain
16 80 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 62 (1.05%) Oracle Database
17 62 (1.05%) RDBMS
18 57 (0.97%) Amazon Redshift
19 53 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1,781 (30.17%) Git (software)
2 1,288 (21.82%) Jenkins
3 1,001 (16.96%) Selenium
4 649 (10.99%) Cucumber
5 542 (9.18%) Bitbucket
6 402 (6.81%) Maven
7 393 (6.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 390 (6.61%) Subversion
9 357 (6.05%) Team Foundation Server
10 331 (5.61%) SoapUI
11 322 (5.45%) TeamCity
12 317 (5.37%) JUnit
13 281 (4.76%) WebDriver
14 263 (4.46%) Visual Studio
15 235 (3.98%) JMeter
16 221 (3.74%) Octopus Deploy
17 166 (2.81%) Appium
18 153 (2.59%) TestRail
19 146 (2.47%) Visual Studio Team System
20 141 (2.39%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 1,260 (21.35%) Finance
2 513 (8.69%) Retail
3 382 (6.47%) Banking
4 289 (4.90%) Marketing
5 125 (2.12%) Telecoms
6 119 (2.02%) Manufacturing
7 115 (1.95%) Games
8 111 (1.88%) Legal
9 107 (1.81%) Aerospace
10 102 (1.73%) Military
11 99 (1.68%) Advertising
12 75 (1.27%) Back Office
13 73 (1.24%) Electronics
14 59 (1.00%) Automotive
15 57 (0.97%) Front Office
16 48 (0.81%) Financial Institution
17 43 (0.73%) Law
18 32 (0.54%) Investment Banking
19 30 (0.51%) Publishing
20 23 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,625 (27.53%) Developer
2 788 (13.35%) Analyst
3 376 (6.37%) Java Developer
4 374 (6.34%) Software Engineer
5 329 (5.57%) Test Engineer
6 293 (4.96%) Senior Developer
7 289 (4.90%) Project Manager
8 270 (4.57%) Test Analyst
9 263 (4.46%) Business Analyst
10 250 (4.24%) .NET Developer
11 248 (4.20%) C# Developer
12 237 (4.01%) QA Engineer
13 233 (3.95%) Architect
14 232 (3.93%) Tester
15 221 (3.74%) DevOps Engineer
16 190 (3.22%) Software Developer
17 166 (2.81%) Junior
18 154 (2.61%) Consultant
19 139 (2.35%) Applications Support
20 138 (2.34%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 884 (14.98%) HTML
2 883 (14.96%) .NET
3 757 (12.82%) CSS
4 532 (9.01%) React
5 526 (8.91%) Spring
6 513 (8.69%) REST
7 503 (8.52%) AngularJS
8 494 (8.37%) Web Services
9 443 (7.50%) RESTful
10 431 (7.30%) Node.js
11 341 (5.78%) ASP.NET
12 328 (5.56%) JSON
13 316 (5.35%) HTML5
14 311 (5.27%) XML
15 300 (5.08%) SOAP
16 235 (3.98%) .NET Framework
17 229 (3.88%) jQuery
18 198 (3.35%) Kafka
19 182 (3.08%) Hibernate
20 180 (3.05%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 574 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
2 454 (7.69%) User Experience
3 332 (5.62%) Mobile App
4 236 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
5 143 (2.42%) Greenfield Project
6 129 (2.19%) Management Information System
7 113 (1.91%) Virtual Team
8 105 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
9 67 (1.14%) Algorithms
9 67 (1.14%) Public Cloud
10 66 (1.12%) Wiki
11 59 (1.00%) Client/Server
12 56 (0.95%) Data Centre
13 52 (0.88%) 3D Graphics
14 48 (0.81%) iPad
15 47 (0.80%) Blog
16 46 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
17 44 (0.75%) Cloud Native
18 42 (0.71%) Hedge funds
19 38 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1,060 (17.96%) Linux
2 749 (12.69%) Windows
3 384 (6.51%) Unix
4 310 (5.25%) Apple iOS
5 302 (5.12%) Android
6 122 (2.07%) Windows Server
7 101 (1.71%) CentOS
8 92 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 88 (1.49%) Ubuntu
10 67 (1.14%) Windows 10
11 61 (1.03%) Mac OS
12 28 (0.47%) Windows 7
13 26 (0.44%) CoreOS
14 21 (0.36%) Fedora
14 21 (0.36%) Mac OS X
15 20 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
16 18 (0.30%) Solaris
17 17 (0.29%) Debian
17 17 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
18 15 (0.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,025 (68.19%) Agile Software Development
2 1,837 (31.12%) Scrum
3 1,511 (25.60%) Test Automation
4 1,129 (19.13%) DevOps
5 1,064 (18.02%) Continuous Integration
6 970 (16.43%) TDD
7 830 (14.06%) Software Engineering
8 821 (13.91%) BDD
9 797 (13.50%) Problem-Solving
10 751 (12.72%) SDLC
11 653 (11.06%) Kanban
12 632 (10.71%) Project Management
13 627 (10.62%) Microservices
14 530 (8.98%) Computer Science
15 475 (8.05%) Mentoring
16 474 (8.03%) User Stories
17 423 (7.17%) E-Commerce
18 416 (7.05%) OO
19 384 (6.51%) MVC
20 380 (6.44%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1,808 (30.63%) Java
2 1,454 (24.63%) SQL
3 1,248 (21.14%) JavaScript
4 1,074 (18.19%) C#
5 904 (15.31%) Python
6 397 (6.73%) C++
7 349 (5.91%) C
8 328 (5.56%) PHP
9 267 (4.52%) Bash Shell
10 239 (4.05%) PowerShell
11 204 (3.46%) Java 8
12 181 (3.07%) T-SQL
13 177 (3.00%) Ruby
14 142 (2.41%) Perl
15 136 (2.30%) ES6
16 115 (1.95%) TypeScript
17 103 (1.74%) PL/SQL
18 92 (1.56%) Scala
19 89 (1.51%) Shell Script
20 82 (1.39%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 902 (15.28%) Degree
2 456 (7.72%) Security Cleared
3 339 (5.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 258 (4.37%) SC Cleared
5 257 (4.35%) ISTQB
6 184 (3.12%) ISEB
7 121 (2.05%) DV Cleared
8 114 (1.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 64 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
10 57 (0.97%) CCNA
11 47 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
11 47 (0.80%) CISSP
11 47 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
12 40 (0.68%) SANS
13 36 (0.61%) MCSE
14 33 (0.56%) SSCP
15 32 (0.54%) MCP
16 30 (0.51%) GIAC
16 30 (0.51%) Linux+ Certification
16 30 (0.51%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,042 (17.65%) QA
2 91 (1.54%) SLA
3 86 (1.46%) PMO
4 69 (1.17%) Data Quality
5 65 (1.10%) GDPR
6 40 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 33 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 18 (0.30%) WCAG
9 16 (0.27%) ISO 20022
10 14 (0.24%) PCI DSS
11 13 (0.22%) SEPA
12 12 (0.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 11 (0.19%) ISO 8583
14 10 (0.17%) Def Stans
14 10 (0.17%) ISO 9001
14 10 (0.17%) MiFID
15 9 (0.15%) ISO 22301
15 9 (0.15%) PSD2
16 8 (0.14%) NCSC
17 7 (0.12%) NIST
System Software
1 767 (12.99%) Docker
2 193 (3.27%) Active Directory
3 113 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 90 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
5 63 (1.07%) Hyper-V
6 36 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
7 35 (0.59%) XenApp
7 35 (0.59%) XenDesktop
8 34 (0.58%) vSphere
9 29 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
10 19 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 19 (0.32%) Firmware
11 17 (0.29%) Apache Flume
12 14 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
13 13 (0.22%) KVM
13 13 (0.22%) VirtualBox
14 10 (0.17%) HDFS
14 10 (0.17%) Squid
15 8 (0.14%) GridGain
15 8 (0.14%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 378 (6.40%) Kubernetes
2 372 (6.30%) Ansible
3 264 (4.47%) Puppet
4 209 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
5 199 (3.37%) Terraform
6 171 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
7 82 (1.39%) SCCM
8 77 (1.30%) HP ALM
9 70 (1.19%) Nagios
10 64 (1.08%) Consul
11 60 (1.02%) Mesos
12 58 (0.98%) Marathon
13 57 (0.97%) Kibana
14 53 (0.90%) Rundeck
15 43 (0.73%) SCOM
16 36 (0.61%) Salt
17 34 (0.58%) ZABBIX
18 33 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
18 33 (0.56%) SCOrch
19 31 (0.53%) Nessus
Vendors
1 691 (11.71%) Microsoft
2 535 (9.06%) Atlassian
3 460 (7.79%) Oracle
4 345 (5.84%) Google
5 218 (3.69%) Salesforce.com
6 195 (3.30%) Splunk
7 179 (3.03%) SAP
8 164 (2.78%) HP
9 150 (2.54%) VMware
10 124 (2.10%) Red Hat
11 122 (2.07%) ServiceNow
12 109 (1.85%) Tableau
13 82 (1.39%) WorldPay
14 79 (1.34%) CA Agile Central
15 78 (1.32%) New Relic
16 77 (1.30%) Adobe
17 69 (1.17%) Cisco
17 69 (1.17%) IBM
18 65 (1.10%) AppDynamics
19 58 (0.98%) hybris