Atlassian JIRA
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring JIRA skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited JIRA over the 6 months leading up to 12 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
12 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 114 96 67
Rank change year-on-year -18 -29 +10
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 2,449 3,112 9,026
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.23% 3.37% 5.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.69% 24.19% 22.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,627 1,926 4,019
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,000 £36,450
25th Percentile £42,500 £47,313 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% - +4.35%
75th Percentile £70,500 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

All Development Application Skills
UK

JIRA falls under the Development Applications category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring development application skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 9,534 12,866 40,570
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 8.68% 13.91% 23.48%
Number of salaries quoted 6,498 8,121 16,018
10th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £50,000 £46,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.54% +4.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £75,772 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £97,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

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 12 June 2024.

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 12 June 2024. 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
Jobs
England -18 2,134 £55,000 -8.33% 523
UK excluding London -2 1,747 £52,500 -4.55% 355
Work from Home -27 894 £56,000 -3.13% 254
London -42 617 £65,000 -3.70% 190
North of England +39 436 £56,500 +2.95% 75
South East -39 369 £52,500 -4.55% 96
South West +26 334 £50,000 - 56
North West +48 252 £61,250 +11.36% 50
Midlands -68 238 £45,000 -18.18% 65
Scotland -28 189 £62,500 +4.17% 33
West Midlands -69 146 £45,000 -20.35% 40
East of England -23 126 £45,000 -21.74% 24
Yorkshire +20 122 £52,500 -4.34% 21
East Midlands -14 88 £47,500 -13.64% 25
North East +15 62 £52,500 -4.55% 6
Wales +34 45 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Northern Ireland +30 13 £55,000 -45.00% 4

JIRA
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 808 (32.99%) Confluence
2 134 (5.47%) SharePoint
3 65 (2.65%) CMS
4 35 (1.43%) Microsoft Exchange
5 25 (1.02%) Apache
6 17 (0.69%) WordPress
7 13 (0.53%) nginx
8 12 (0.49%) Apache Airflow
8 12 (0.49%) IIS
9 11 (0.45%) Apache Spark
10 9 (0.37%) Drupal
10 9 (0.37%) SAS
10 9 (0.37%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (0.20%) Kentico
12 5 (0.20%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.16%) ArcGIS
13 4 (0.16%) Captiva
13 4 (0.16%) FileNet
Applications
1 146 (5.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 144 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
3 81 (3.31%) Microsoft Project
4 71 (2.90%) MS Visio
5 70 (2.86%) Trello
6 31 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 24 (0.98%) Simulink
8 22 (0.90%) Stateflow
9 21 (0.86%) Photoshop
10 13 (0.53%) Sketch
11 7 (0.29%) CANalyzer
12 5 (0.20%) Doxygen
12 5 (0.20%) OrCAD
13 4 (0.16%) Maya
13 4 (0.16%) MotionBuilder
14 2 (0.082%) Adobe After Effects
14 2 (0.082%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 2 (0.082%) Adobe Illustrator
14 2 (0.082%) Adobe Premiere
14 2 (0.082%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 38 (1.55%) SDL Web 8
2 24 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.45%) SAP S/4HANA
4 10 (0.41%) PlanetPress Connect
5 6 (0.24%) Magento
6 5 (0.20%) CA PPM
6 5 (0.20%) Fidessa
6 5 (0.20%) iTrent
6 5 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
6 5 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.16%) MIS ActiveH
7 4 (0.16%) Salesforce CRM
7 4 (0.16%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.16%) SAP MDG
7 4 (0.16%) SAP MDM
7 4 (0.16%) SAP Retail
8 3 (0.12%) Maximo
8 3 (0.12%) Primavera
8 3 (0.12%) Sage 200
8 3 (0.12%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 544 (22.21%) Azure
2 382 (15.60%) AWS
3 187 (7.64%) Azure DevOps
4 182 (7.43%) Power Platform
5 147 (6.00%) GitHub
6 124 (5.06%) Microsoft 365
7 101 (4.12%) SaaS
8 78 (3.18%) GCP
9 62 (2.53%) Serverless
10 58 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
11 48 (1.96%) Miro
12 46 (1.88%) AWS Lambda
13 45 (1.84%) Dynamics 365
14 42 (1.71%) Figma
15 40 (1.63%) Entra ID
16 36 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
17 22 (0.90%) Amazon S3
17 22 (0.90%) GitHub Actions
18 21 (0.86%) PaaS
18 21 (0.86%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 93 (3.80%) Firewall
2 48 (1.96%) DNS
2 48 (1.96%) TCP/IP
3 40 (1.63%) VPN
4 38 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
5 33 (1.35%) DHCP
6 27 (1.10%) Wireless
7 21 (0.86%) 5G
7 21 (0.86%) Modbus
8 20 (0.82%) LAN
9 19 (0.78%) Network Security
9 19 (0.78%) WAN
10 18 (0.73%) HTTP
11 15 (0.61%) MPLS
12 14 (0.57%) J1939
13 13 (0.53%) RS-232
14 12 (0.49%) BGP
15 11 (0.45%) Bluetooth
15 11 (0.45%) Ethernet VPN
15 11 (0.45%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 170 (6.94%) Power BI
3 100 (4.08%) MySQL
4 80 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
5 61 (2.49%) NoSQL
6 59 (2.41%) Relational Database
7 58 (2.37%) Tableau
8 47 (1.92%) Data Vault
9 46 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
10 36 (1.47%) MongoDB
11 30 (1.22%) Delta Lake
12 27 (1.10%) Data Lake
13 24 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 23 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
15 21 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
16 16 (0.65%) Big Data
17 14 (0.57%) Data Mining
17 14 (0.57%) Looker
18 13 (0.53%) GIS
19 12 (0.49%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 458 (18.70%) Git
2 196 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 170 (6.94%) Bitbucket
4 128 (5.23%) Visual Studio
5 119 (4.86%) GitLab
6 95 (3.88%) Selenium
7 85 (3.47%) Sourcetree
8 56 (2.29%) Cucumber
9 48 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
9 48 (1.96%) TeamCity
10 47 (1.92%) NUnit
11 43 (1.76%) Cypress.io
12 41 (1.67%) Postman
13 38 (1.55%) Moq
14 31 (1.27%) SpecFlow
15 30 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
16 29 (1.18%) TestRail
17 28 (1.14%) Subversion
18 25 (1.02%) Zephyr
19 24 (0.98%) SonarQube
General
1 868 (35.44%) Social Skills
2 633 (25.85%) Finance
3 325 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
4 202 (8.25%) Banking
5 190 (7.76%) Marketing
6 151 (6.17%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 139 (5.68%) Law
7 139 (5.68%) Public Sector
8 133 (5.43%) Presentation Skills
9 105 (4.29%) Legal
10 99 (4.04%) Retail
11 87 (3.55%) Games
12 85 (3.47%) Aerospace
13 66 (2.69%) Organisational Skills
14 65 (2.65%) Electronics
15 63 (2.57%) Automotive
16 59 (2.41%) Manufacturing
17 48 (1.96%) Telecoms
18 35 (1.43%) Documentation Skills
19 27 (1.10%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 429 (17.52%) Developer
2 389 (15.88%) Senior
3 334 (13.64%) Analyst
4 245 (10.00%) Lead
5 187 (7.64%) Software Engineer
6 176 (7.19%) Business Analyst
7 161 (6.57%) Project Manager
8 138 (5.63%) Senior Developer
9 112 (4.57%) Full Stack Developer
10 93 (3.80%) DevOps Engineer
11 81 (3.31%) Support Engineer
12 70 (2.86%) Applications Support
13 67 (2.74%) IT Manager
14 65 (2.65%) Data Engineer
15 60 (2.45%) Test Engineer
16 59 (2.41%) 3D Developer
16 59 (2.41%) Games Developer
16 59 (2.41%) Unity 3D Developer
17 56 (2.29%) Senior Analyst
18 54 (2.20%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (10.41%) HTML
2 214 (8.74%) CSS
3 205 (8.37%) .NET
4 174 (7.10%) React
5 146 (5.96%) RESTful
6 130 (5.31%) REST
7 118 (4.82%) .NET Framework
8 112 (4.57%) SOAP
9 107 (4.37%) Web Services
10 99 (4.04%) Node.js
11 97 (3.96%) ASP.NET
12 90 (3.67%) jQuery
13 89 (3.63%) XML
14 85 (3.47%) JSON
15 82 (3.35%) Entity Framework
16 78 (3.18%) AngularJS
17 65 (2.65%) Spring
18 59 (2.41%) Unity (Game Engine)
18 59 (2.41%) Vue
19 54 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 220 (8.98%) Product Ownership
2 75 (3.06%) Management Information System
3 71 (2.90%) Data Structures
4 69 (2.82%) Mobile App
5 59 (2.41%) Virtual Reality
6 57 (2.33%) IoT
6 57 (2.33%) Onboarding
7 53 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
8 52 (2.12%) Greenfield Project
8 52 (2.12%) Public Cloud
9 40 (1.63%) Algorithms
9 40 (1.63%) Legacy Code
9 40 (1.63%) Legacy Systems
10 38 (1.55%) Cloud Native
11 36 (1.47%) Reinsurance
12 31 (1.27%) Data Centre
13 29 (1.18%) Market Risk
14 28 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
15 24 (0.98%) Distributed Systems
15 24 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 350 (14.29%) Linux
2 224 (9.15%) Windows
3 77 (3.14%) Unix
4 71 (2.90%) Windows Server
5 46 (1.88%) Android
6 39 (1.59%) Apple iOS
7 30 (1.22%) Mac OS
8 29 (1.18%) Windows 10
9 22 (0.90%) CentOS
10 20 (0.82%) Ubuntu
11 17 (0.69%) Windows Server 2016
12 15 (0.61%) Windows Server 2019
13 13 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
14 9 (0.37%) Debian
15 7 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
16 6 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (0.24%) Windows 7
17 5 (0.20%) FreeRTOS
18 4 (0.16%) Amazon Linux
19 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,293 (52.80%) Agile
2 648 (26.46%) Scrum
3 622 (25.40%) DevOps
4 539 (22.01%) Problem-Solving
5 407 (16.62%) Project Management
6 345 (14.09%) Software Engineering
7 314 (12.82%) CI/CD
8 281 (11.47%) Test Automation
9 280 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
10 272 (11.11%) Roadmaps
11 253 (10.33%) Mentoring
12 242 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
13 228 (9.31%) User Stories
14 224 (9.15%) Kanban
15 222 (9.06%) Software Testing
16 220 (8.98%) Coaching
17 216 (8.82%) SDLC
18 205 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
19 184 (7.51%) User Experience
20 181 (7.39%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 463 (18.91%) SQL
2 350 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 320 (13.07%) C#
4 307 (12.54%) Python
5 238 (9.72%) Java
6 107 (4.37%) PowerShell
7 98 (4.00%) C
8 78 (3.18%) TypeScript
9 76 (3.10%) C++
10 71 (2.90%) PHP
11 68 (2.78%) Bash
12 66 (2.69%) T-SQL
13 39 (1.59%) Perl
14 30 (1.22%) MATLAB
15 27 (1.10%) Ruby
15 27 (1.10%) Shell Script
16 26 (1.06%) Go
16 26 (1.06%) Kotlin
17 24 (0.98%) Embedded C
18 23 (0.94%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 552 (22.54%) Degree
2 300 (12.25%) Security Cleared
3 218 (8.90%) SC Cleared
4 84 (3.43%) BPSS Clearance
5 74 (3.02%) Computer Science Degree
6 70 (2.86%) DV Cleared
6 70 (2.86%) PMI Certification
7 58 (2.37%) PMP
8 49 (2.00%) ISTQB
9 31 (1.27%) Azure Certification
10 30 (1.22%) AWS Certification
11 27 (1.10%) ISEB
12 25 (1.02%) HND
12 25 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
13 22 (0.90%) Master's Degree
14 19 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
14 19 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 17 (0.69%) CSPO
16 16 (0.65%) IIBA
17 15 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 256 (10.45%) QA
2 130 (5.31%) Data Quality
3 108 (4.41%) GDPR
4 74 (3.02%) PMO
5 57 (2.33%) SLA
6 50 (2.04%) Accessibility
7 25 (1.02%) ISO 9001
8 21 (0.86%) MISRA
9 14 (0.57%) Automotive SPICE
9 14 (0.57%) ISO 26262
10 13 (0.53%) NIST
10 13 (0.53%) PSD2
11 11 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
11 11 (0.45%) NCSC
12 10 (0.41%) IEC 62304
13 8 (0.33%) ISO 20022
14 7 (0.29%) AUTOSAR
15 4 (0.16%) GRC
15 4 (0.16%) IEC 61131
15 4 (0.16%) P3O
System Software
1 199 (8.13%) Docker
2 78 (3.18%) Active Directory
3 48 (1.96%) Firmware
4 36 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
5 26 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
6 23 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
7 15 (0.61%) Hyper-V
8 10 (0.41%) Embedded Firmware
8 10 (0.41%) NFS
8 10 (0.41%) pfSense
9 9 (0.37%) vSphere
10 2 (0.082%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.041%) iptables
11 1 (0.041%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.041%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 186 (7.59%) Kubernetes
2 146 (5.96%) Terraform
3 119 (4.86%) Ansible
4 46 (1.88%) Microsoft Intune
5 28 (1.14%) Single Sign-On
6 22 (0.90%) Grafana
7 19 (0.78%) vCenter Server
8 17 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
9 15 (0.61%) Istio
10 12 (0.49%) HP ALM
10 12 (0.49%) Progress Chef
11 10 (0.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 10 (0.41%) SCDPM
11 10 (0.41%) SCOM
11 10 (0.41%) ZABBIX
12 9 (0.37%) SCCM
13 8 (0.33%) Functional Safety
13 8 (0.33%) Packer
14 6 (0.24%) Opsgenie
14 6 (0.24%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 429 (17.52%) Microsoft
2 174 (7.10%) Atlassian
3 153 (6.25%) ServiceNow
4 114 (4.65%) Salesforce
5 101 (4.12%) Oracle
6 85 (3.47%) Google
7 73 (2.98%) VMware
8 61 (2.49%) SAP
9 58 (2.37%) Databricks
10 52 (2.12%) Informatica
11 49 (2.00%) IBM
12 47 (1.92%) Adobe
13 32 (1.31%) Cisco
14 29 (1.18%) Apple
15 28 (1.14%) Veeam
16 25 (1.02%) Splunk
17 23 (0.94%) Commvault
18 21 (0.86%) HP
19 19 (0.78%) Cognizant
20 18 (0.73%) Sun