Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK
6 months to
16 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 68 67 80
Rank change year-on-year -1 +13 +18
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 3,066 5,997 6,607
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.12% 4.11% 3.75%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.94% 21.26% 18.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2,513 4,679 5,181
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +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 14,641 28,213 36,280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.69% 19.35% 20.61%
Number of salaries quoted 11,716 22,399 29,446
Median annual salary £55,000 £51,485 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.83% +2.97% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.88%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 -1 2,855 £55,000 +4.76% 270
UK excluding London +6 1,708 £48,000 +1.05% 196
London -5 1,279 £65,000 +8.33% 100
South East -2 570 £52,500 +5.00% 39
North of England +29 424 £45,000 - 54
North West +8 248 £45,000 - 27
South West -20 208 £50,000 +5.26% 29
Midlands +16 188 £45,000 -10.00% 29
East of England +24 177 £50,000 +11.11% 18
Work from Home -3 160 £50,000 -13.79% 32
Yorkshire +69 154 £45,000 +5.88% 15
West Midlands +48 134 £45,000 -10.00% 20
Scotland -21 68 £40,000 -20.00% 19
Wales +23 56 £40,000 +6.67% 6
East Midlands -1 54 £41,250 -17.50% 9
North East +13 22 £49,000 -2.00% 12
Northern Ireland +20 18 £32,500 +1.56% 3
Isle of Man - 1 £33,000 -

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 1,951 (63.63%) Agile Software Development
2 1,217 (39.69%) Confluence
3 898 (29.29%) Scrum
4 771 (25.15%) Java
5 767 (25.02%) SQL
6 764 (24.92%) Git (software)
7 726 (23.68%) Test Automation
8 689 (22.47%) Finance
9 678 (22.11%) DevOps
10 638 (20.81%) Jenkins
11 586 (19.11%) JavaScript
12 539 (17.58%) AWS
13 526 (17.16%) Python
14 525 (17.12%) Azure
15 514 (16.76%) C#
16 510 (16.63%) Linux
17 484 (15.79%) Software Engineering
18 480 (15.66%) QA
19 475 (15.49%) Docker
20 465 (15.17%) Selenium
21 451 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
22 421 (13.73%) HTML
23 417 (13.60%) Continuous Integration
24 396 (12.92%) TDD
25 378 (12.33%) .NET
26 365 (11.90%) Kanban
27 356 (11.61%) Degree
27 356 (11.61%) Microsoft
28 355 (11.58%) CSS
29 349 (11.38%) SQL Server

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 1,217 (39.69%) Confluence
2 135 (4.40%) SharePoint
3 72 (2.35%) CMS
4 64 (2.09%) Tomcat
5 61 (1.99%) Apache
6 54 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
7 44 (1.44%) Apache Spark
8 38 (1.24%) WebSphere
9 32 (1.04%) IIS
10 29 (0.95%) OpenStack
11 24 (0.78%) Umbraco
12 19 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
13 16 (0.52%) nginx
14 15 (0.49%) CICS
15 14 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
16 13 (0.42%) JBoss
17 12 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
18 9 (0.29%) MS Exchange
18 9 (0.29%) WebLogic
18 9 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 103 (3.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 101 (3.29%) Microsoft Office
3 70 (2.28%) Microsoft Project
4 46 (1.50%) MS Visio
5 38 (1.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 14 (0.46%) Chatbot
7 13 (0.42%) InVision
8 10 (0.33%) Adobe XD
9 9 (0.29%) Zeplin
10 7 (0.23%) Camtasia
10 7 (0.23%) MadCap Flare
10 7 (0.23%) Sketch
11 6 (0.20%) Photoshop
12 5 (0.16%) Simulink
13 3 (0.098%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 2 (0.065%) Gephi
14 2 (0.065%) HipChat
14 2 (0.065%) Spreadsheet
15 1 (0.033%) Adobe Illustrator
15 1 (0.033%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 48 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.88%) SAP Hybris
2 27 (0.88%) SAP S/4HANA
3 24 (0.78%) Magento
4 19 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
5 16 (0.52%) Salerio
6 12 (0.39%) assyst
7 10 (0.33%) NetSuite
8 9 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
9 8 (0.26%) BASE24
10 6 (0.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
11 4 (0.13%) Eikon
11 4 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
11 4 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
11 4 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
11 4 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
11 4 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
11 4 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 4 (0.13%) Shopify
11 4 (0.13%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 539 (17.58%) AWS
2 525 (17.12%) Azure
3 196 (6.39%) SaaS
4 178 (5.81%) GitHub
5 117 (3.82%) GCP
6 116 (3.78%) Serverless
7 110 (3.59%) Slack
8 104 (3.39%) Office 365
9 82 (2.67%) AWS Lambda
10 79 (2.58%) OpenShift
11 72 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
12 69 (2.25%) PaaS
13 68 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
14 58 (1.89%) Power Platform
15 55 (1.79%) Trello
16 48 (1.57%) Amazon ECS
16 48 (1.57%) Amazon S3
17 42 (1.37%) IaaS
18 36 (1.17%) BrowserStack
19 35 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 62 (2.02%) Firewall
2 57 (1.86%) DNS
3 54 (1.76%) HTTP
4 52 (1.70%) TCP/IP
5 41 (1.34%) VPN
6 38 (1.24%) Internet
7 31 (1.01%) Wireless
8 20 (0.65%) Skype
9 17 (0.55%) SAN
10 16 (0.52%) 5G
11 15 (0.49%) FTP
11 15 (0.49%) SSL
11 15 (0.49%) VoIP
12 14 (0.46%) DHCP
12 14 (0.46%) PBX
12 14 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (0.42%) IPv6
14 12 (0.39%) ATM
14 12 (0.39%) SSH
15 11 (0.36%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 349 (11.38%) SQL Server
2 188 (6.13%) MySQL
3 139 (4.53%) NoSQL
4 124 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
5 123 (4.01%) MongoDB
6 106 (3.46%) Relational Database
7 82 (2.67%) Big Data
8 76 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
9 57 (1.86%) Oracle Database
10 50 (1.63%) Power BI
11 46 (1.50%) Amazon RDS
12 43 (1.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 42 (1.37%) Hadoop
14 35 (1.14%) Redis
15 33 (1.08%) Blockchain
16 29 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
17 28 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
17 28 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 27 (0.88%) DB2
19 26 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 764 (24.92%) Git (software)
2 638 (20.81%) Jenkins
3 465 (15.17%) Selenium
4 282 (9.20%) Bitbucket
5 218 (7.11%) Cucumber
6 154 (5.02%) Maven
7 134 (4.37%) SoapUI
8 127 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 125 (4.08%) WebDriver
10 119 (3.88%) Postman
11 115 (3.75%) JMeter
11 115 (3.75%) Visual Studio
12 110 (3.59%) JUnit
13 108 (3.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 106 (3.46%) TeamCity
15 102 (3.33%) Subversion
16 78 (2.54%) SpecFlow
17 66 (2.15%) GitLab
18 58 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
19 55 (1.79%) Appium
General
1 689 (22.47%) Finance
2 219 (7.14%) Banking
3 153 (4.99%) Retail
4 97 (3.16%) Marketing
5 80 (2.61%) Telecoms
6 69 (2.25%) Games
7 52 (1.70%) Public Sector
8 49 (1.60%) Back Office
9 40 (1.30%) Legal
9 40 (1.30%) Manufacturing
10 39 (1.27%) Investment Banking
11 33 (1.08%) Advertising
12 28 (0.91%) Electronics
12 28 (0.91%) Front Office
13 26 (0.85%) Financial Institution
14 24 (0.78%) Retail Banking
15 20 (0.65%) Automotive
16 18 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
17 16 (0.52%) Aerospace
17 16 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 790 (25.77%) Developer
2 470 (15.33%) Analyst
3 210 (6.85%) Software Engineer
4 179 (5.84%) Tester
5 169 (5.51%) Business Analyst
6 159 (5.19%) Senior Developer
7 147 (4.79%) Project Manager
8 137 (4.47%) Test Engineer
9 135 (4.40%) DevOps Engineer
10 129 (4.21%) Test Analyst
11 110 (3.59%) Java Developer
12 105 (3.42%) .NET Developer
13 90 (2.94%) Junior
14 81 (2.64%) Architect
15 78 (2.54%) C# Developer
15 78 (2.54%) Software Developer
16 76 (2.48%) Lead Developer
17 75 (2.45%) Automation Tester
17 75 (2.45%) Test Automation Engineer
18 73 (2.38%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 421 (13.73%) HTML
2 378 (12.33%) .NET
3 355 (11.58%) CSS
4 255 (8.32%) AngularJS
5 252 (8.22%) Web Services
6 241 (7.86%) REST
7 235 (7.66%) React
8 207 (6.75%) RESTful
9 205 (6.69%) Node.js
10 182 (5.94%) Spring
11 151 (4.92%) HTML5
12 146 (4.76%) XML
13 126 (4.11%) JSON
14 123 (4.01%) SOAP
15 110 (3.59%) .NET Core
15 110 (3.59%) jQuery
16 104 (3.39%) Kafka
17 103 (3.36%) Redux
18 93 (3.03%) .NET Framework
19 86 (2.80%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 329 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
2 228 (7.44%) User Experience
3 174 (5.68%) Mobile App
4 113 (3.69%) Self-Motivation
5 106 (3.46%) Greenfield Project
6 62 (2.02%) Public Cloud
7 54 (1.76%) Data Structures
8 51 (1.66%) Mainframe
9 49 (1.60%) Algorithms
10 44 (1.44%) Data Centre
11 43 (1.40%) Management Information System
12 40 (1.30%) Cloud Native
13 36 (1.17%) Virtual Team
14 31 (1.01%) Wiki
15 30 (0.98%) Hedge funds
16 27 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
17 24 (0.78%) Derivative
18 22 (0.72%) PKI
19 20 (0.65%) SWIFT
19 20 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 510 (16.63%) Linux
2 338 (11.02%) Windows
3 156 (5.09%) Unix
4 125 (4.08%) Android
5 115 (3.75%) Apple iOS
6 100 (3.26%) Windows Server
7 86 (2.80%) CentOS
8 60 (1.96%) Ubuntu
9 57 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 51 (1.66%) Windows 10
11 29 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 29 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
12 28 (0.91%) Windows 7
13 25 (0.82%) Debian
14 19 (0.62%) Windows Server 2016
15 18 (0.59%) CoreOS
16 13 (0.42%) FreeBSD
16 13 (0.42%) Mac OS
17 11 (0.36%) FreeNAS
18 7 (0.23%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,951 (63.63%) Agile Software Development
2 898 (29.29%) Scrum
3 726 (23.68%) Test Automation
4 678 (22.11%) DevOps
5 484 (15.79%) Software Engineering
6 451 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
7 417 (13.60%) Continuous Integration
8 396 (12.92%) TDD
9 365 (11.90%) Kanban
10 345 (11.25%) SDLC
11 330 (10.76%) Microservices
12 317 (10.34%) Project Management
13 289 (9.43%) BDD
14 258 (8.41%) Waterfall
15 219 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
16 214 (6.98%) User Stories
17 211 (6.88%) Mentoring
18 195 (6.36%) Computer Science
19 185 (6.03%) Test Scripting
20 184 (6.00%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 771 (25.15%) Java
2 767 (25.02%) SQL
3 586 (19.11%) JavaScript
4 526 (17.16%) Python
5 514 (16.76%) C#
6 205 (6.69%) C++
7 191 (6.23%) C
8 155 (5.06%) PHP
9 153 (4.99%) PowerShell
10 151 (4.92%) Bash Shell
11 109 (3.56%) TypeScript
12 68 (2.22%) Java 8
13 56 (1.83%) Shell Script
14 52 (1.70%) PL/SQL
15 50 (1.63%) Ruby
15 50 (1.63%) T-SQL
16 45 (1.47%) VB.NET
17 44 (1.44%) Apple Swift
18 39 (1.27%) Perl
19 33 (1.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 356 (11.61%) Degree
2 200 (6.52%) Security Cleared
3 166 (5.41%) ISTQB
4 146 (4.76%) ISEB
5 102 (3.33%) SC Cleared
6 89 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
7 65 (2.12%) DV Cleared
8 45 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 24 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
10 20 (0.65%) PMP
11 18 (0.59%) CBAP
11 18 (0.59%) PMI Certification
12 17 (0.55%) IIBA
12 17 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (0.52%) AWS Certification
14 13 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (0.42%) HNC
14 13 (0.42%) MCP
15 12 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 11 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 480 (15.66%) QA
2 45 (1.47%) SLA
3 36 (1.17%) PMO
4 35 (1.14%) GDPR
5 24 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 21 (0.68%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.29%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.29%) ISO 8583
7 9 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.20%) Government Security Classifications
8 6 (0.20%) NCSC
9 5 (0.16%) ISO 13485
10 4 (0.13%) HIPAA
10 4 (0.13%) IEC 62304
10 4 (0.13%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.098%) IEC 61508
11 3 (0.098%) NIST
12 2 (0.065%) COBIT
12 2 (0.065%) PSD2
13 1 (0.033%) FINRA
System Software
1 475 (15.49%) Docker
2 142 (4.63%) Active Directory
3 74 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (0.59%) Firmware
6 16 (0.52%) vSphere
7 15 (0.49%) Hyper-V
8 14 (0.46%) VirtualBox
9 12 (0.39%) XenApp
9 12 (0.39%) XenDesktop
10 11 (0.36%) GlusterFS
10 11 (0.36%) KVM
11 10 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 10 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (0.23%) Terminal Server
13 6 (0.20%) Apache Flume
14 5 (0.16%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 5 (0.16%) RACF
15 4 (0.13%) LXC
15 4 (0.13%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 304 (9.92%) Kubernetes
2 209 (6.82%) Ansible
3 168 (5.48%) Terraform
4 115 (3.75%) Puppet
5 88 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
6 85 (2.77%) HP Quality Center
7 46 (1.50%) SCCM
8 37 (1.21%) Grafana
9 33 (1.08%) Nagios
10 32 (1.04%) HP ALM
11 21 (0.68%) CA Service Virtualization
11 21 (0.68%) Kibana
12 19 (0.62%) ZABBIX
13 18 (0.59%) SCOM
14 14 (0.46%) Packer
15 11 (0.36%) Control-M
15 11 (0.36%) Proxmox
15 11 (0.36%) WSUS
16 9 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
16 9 (0.29%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 356 (11.61%) Microsoft
2 258 (8.41%) Oracle
3 232 (7.57%) Atlassian
4 124 (4.04%) HP
5 107 (3.49%) Google
6 106 (3.46%) VMware
7 94 (3.07%) Salesforce.com
8 87 (2.84%) Red Hat
9 78 (2.54%) SAP
10 70 (2.28%) IBM
11 69 (2.25%) ServiceNow
12 46 (1.50%) hybris
13 41 (1.34%) Splunk
14 38 (1.24%) Adobe
15 35 (1.14%) CA
15 35 (1.14%) Remedy
16 26 (0.85%) Cisco
16 26 (0.85%) Tableau
17 23 (0.75%) SaltStack
17 23 (0.75%) Sitecore