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 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 130 210
Rank change year-on-year +31 +80  
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 2541 2615 1753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.95% 2.52% 1.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.46% 13.89% 9.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2079 2176 1398
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  

JIRA is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17568 18824 18060
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.42% 18.14% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 14739 16171 15140
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

JIRA
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing JIRA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for JIRA in the UK

JIRA
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +32 2448 £50,000 - 345
London +26 1276 £58,250 +5.90% 145
South East +37 366 £45,000 - 60
City of London +30 248 £61,000 +10.90% 47
East of England +16 204 £45,000 -19.64% 39
South West +33 168 £42,500 -5.55% 20
North West -12 160 £36,250 -9.37% 29
Yorkshire -2 151 £43,750 +16.66% 21
Manchester -6 123 £35,000 -10.25% 21
Hertfordshire +47 89 £45,000 -30.76% 14
West Yorkshire +18 87 £45,000 +20.00% 10
Berkshire +5 86 £50,000 - 7
Leeds +14 78 £45,000 +20.00% 9
Hampshire +12 72 £40,000 -5.88% 19
Gloucestershire +16 71 £45,000 -10.00% 7
West Midlands +16 62 £36,500 -8.75% 19
Surrey +77 61 £52,500 +31.25% 11
Cambridgeshire -11 57 £45,000 -10.00% 12
Scotland -3 51 £49,000 +15.29% 7
East Midlands +43 50 £43,750 - 7
Cambridge -21 49 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Reading +10 43 £50,000 - 3
Oxfordshire +5 41 £65,000 +20.37% 8
Hammersmith +2 39 £60,000 +26.31% 1
North Yorkshire -11 39 £37,500 +7.14% 2
East Sussex +21 36 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Bristol +11 36 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Watford +10 33 £50,000 -23.07% 4
Brighton +26 31 £42,500 -10.52% 4
Cheshire -2 28 £42,500 - 6

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT jobs citing JIRA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for JIRA.

1 3400 (70.02%) Agile Software Development
2 1601 (32.97%) Java
3 1519 (31.28%) Scrum
4 1434 (29.53%) SQL
5 1345 (27.70%) Git (software)
6 1343 (27.66%) Finance
7 1260 (25.95%) Confluence
8 1075 (22.14%) Linux
9 1073 (22.10%) JavaScript
10 955 (19.67%) Selenium
11 950 (19.56%) TDD
12 925 (19.05%) Jenkins
13 870 (17.92%) QA
14 845 (17.40%) HTML
15 831 (17.11%) C#
16 788 (16.23%) Continuous Integration
17 784 (16.14%) Degree
18 769 (15.84%) SQL Server
19 765 (15.75%) .NET
20 762 (15.69%) DevOps
21 733 (15.09%) Python
22 706 (14.54%) CSS
23 684 (14.09%) BDD
24 658 (13.55%) SDLC
25 645 (13.28%) Amazon AWS
26 643 (13.24%) Windows
27 615 (12.66%) OO
28 589 (12.13%) Web Services
29 576 (11.86%) Kanban
30 572 (11.78%) MVC

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 1260 (25.95%) Confluence
2 257 (5.29%) Tomcat
3 243 (5.00%) Apache
4 187 (3.85%) CMS
5 167 (3.44%) JBoss
6 119 (2.45%) IIS
7 115 (2.37%) Elasticsearch
8 88 (1.81%) WebSphere
9 87 (1.79%) SharePoint
10 77 (1.59%) Mule
11 67 (1.38%) nginx
12 65 (1.34%) Mule ESB
13 61 (1.26%) Apache Solr
14 45 (0.93%) WordPress
15 40 (0.82%) WebLogic
16 38 (0.78%) Apache Spark
17 37 (0.76%) Umbraco
18 35 (0.72%) OpenStack
19 32 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 30 (0.62%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 132 (2.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 108 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
3 94 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
4 90 (1.85%) MS Visio
5 79 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 30 (0.62%) Photoshop
7 24 (0.49%) HipChat
8 9 (0.19%) Simulink
9 8 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.12%) Mingle
11 5 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
12 4 (0.082%) FrameMaker
13 3 (0.062%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.041%) Campfire
14 2 (0.041%) Fireworks
15 1 (0.021%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 1 (0.021%) Adobe Premiere
15 1 (0.021%) Avid Media Composer
15 1 (0.021%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 115 (2.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 34 (0.70%) Magento
3 25 (0.51%) SAP Hybris
4 21 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
5 19 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
6 12 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
6 12 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
7 10 (0.21%) Markit EDM
7 10 (0.21%) Sonata
7 10 (0.21%) thinkFolio
8 6 (0.12%) Shopify
9 5 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 5 (0.10%) WebTrends
10 4 (0.082%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.082%) Unica
11 3 (0.062%) FastStats
11 3 (0.062%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 3 (0.062%) Salerio
11 3 (0.062%) Unit4 Business World
12 2 (0.041%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 645 (13.28%) Amazon AWS
2 368 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 287 (5.91%) SaaS
4 178 (3.67%) GitHub
5 124 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
6 93 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
7 70 (1.44%) PaaS
8 66 (1.36%) IaaS
9 64 (1.32%) CloudBees
10 53 (1.09%) Trello
11 48 (0.99%) Google Analytics
12 45 (0.93%) Amazon S3
13 44 (0.91%) Office 365
14 39 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
15 35 (0.72%) Slack
16 34 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 33 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
18 27 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
19 23 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
20 22 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 128 (2.64%) HTTP
2 96 (1.98%) Internet
3 63 (1.30%) TCP/IP
4 60 (1.24%) Firewall
5 43 (0.89%) LDAP
6 42 (0.86%) Ethernet
7 41 (0.84%) DNS
8 35 (0.72%) SSL
9 31 (0.64%) LAN
10 30 (0.62%) Intranet
11 29 (0.60%) WAN
12 24 (0.49%) SSH
13 22 (0.45%) VPN
14 18 (0.37%) FTP
14 18 (0.37%) SAN
15 16 (0.33%) VoIP
16 15 (0.31%) Wireless
17 14 (0.29%) Kerberos
18 13 (0.27%) Extranet
18 13 (0.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 769 (15.84%) SQL Server
2 482 (9.93%) MySQL
3 274 (5.64%) NoSQL
4 267 (5.50%) Relational Database
5 210 (4.32%) MongoDB
6 197 (4.06%) Big Data
7 170 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 156 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 134 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
10 131 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
11 117 (2.41%) Hadoop
12 101 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
13 76 (1.57%) Redis
14 72 (1.48%) Oracle Database
15 70 (1.44%) RDBMS
16 62 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
17 61 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 59 (1.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 40 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
19 40 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1345 (27.70%) Git (software)
2 955 (19.67%) Selenium
3 925 (19.05%) Jenkins
4 543 (11.18%) Subversion
5 462 (9.51%) Cucumber
6 460 (9.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 380 (7.83%) JUnit
8 326 (6.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 316 (6.51%) WebDriver
10 300 (6.18%) Maven
11 277 (5.70%) TeamCity
12 237 (4.88%) Bitbucket
13 232 (4.78%) Visual Studio
14 196 (4.04%) HP UFT
15 191 (3.93%) JMeter
16 144 (2.97%) LoadRunner
17 143 (2.94%) IntelliJ
18 140 (2.88%) SoapUI
19 131 (2.70%) Eclipse
20 125 (2.57%) Vagrant
General
1 1343 (27.66%) Finance
2 356 (7.33%) Banking
2 356 (7.33%) Retail
3 306 (6.30%) Marketing
4 238 (4.90%) Telecoms
5 172 (3.54%) Electronics
6 165 (3.40%) Manufacturing
7 149 (3.07%) Investment Banking
8 103 (2.12%) Games
9 89 (1.83%) Advertising
10 85 (1.75%) Publishing
11 76 (1.57%) Front Office
12 75 (1.54%) Financial Institution
13 64 (1.32%) Legal
14 61 (1.26%) Back Office
15 23 (0.47%) Law
16 22 (0.45%) Automotive
17 11 (0.23%) Online Betting
18 9 (0.19%) French Language
18 9 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1563 (32.19%) Developer
2 901 (18.55%) Analyst
3 455 (9.37%) Java Developer
4 347 (7.15%) Test Analyst
5 298 (6.14%) Tester
6 293 (6.03%) Business Analyst
7 283 (5.83%) Project Manager
8 275 (5.66%) Senior Developer
9 251 (5.17%) C# Developer
10 225 (4.63%) .NET Developer
11 222 (4.57%) Test Engineer
12 197 (4.06%) Software Engineer
13 191 (3.93%) DevOps Engineer
14 165 (3.40%) Software Developer
15 149 (3.07%) QA Engineer
16 143 (2.94%) Java Engineer
17 139 (2.86%) Junior
18 130 (2.68%) Consultant
19 126 (2.59%) JavaScript Developer
20 121 (2.49%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 845 (17.40%) HTML
2 765 (15.75%) .NET
3 706 (14.54%) CSS
4 589 (12.13%) Web Services
5 565 (11.64%) AngularJS
6 477 (9.82%) XML
7 465 (9.58%) Spring
8 426 (8.77%) REST
9 393 (8.09%) HTML5
10 350 (7.21%) ASP.NET
10 350 (7.21%) JSON
11 335 (6.90%) SOAP
12 331 (6.82%) jQuery
13 305 (6.28%) Node.js
14 297 (6.12%) RESTful
15 258 (5.31%) Hibernate
16 218 (4.49%) CSS3
17 209 (4.30%) ASP.NET MVC
18 205 (4.22%) .NET Framework
19 160 (3.29%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 370 (7.62%) Computer Science
2 356 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
3 270 (5.56%) User Experience
4 217 (4.47%) Mobile App
5 195 (4.02%) Fintech
6 143 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
7 104 (2.14%) Management Information System
8 88 (1.81%) Wiki
9 82 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
10 68 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 62 (1.28%) Virtual Team
12 58 (1.19%) Fixed Income
13 57 (1.17%) iPad
14 54 (1.11%) Client/Server
15 45 (0.93%) Equities
15 45 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
16 43 (0.89%) Hedge funds
17 36 (0.74%) Data Structures
18 34 (0.70%) Derivative
19 31 (0.64%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1075 (22.14%) Linux
2 643 (13.24%) Windows
3 352 (7.25%) Unix
4 211 (4.35%) Apple iOS
5 201 (4.14%) Android
6 123 (2.53%) Windows Server
7 103 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 80 (1.65%) CentOS
9 65 (1.34%) CoreOS
10 53 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 40 (0.82%) Embedded Linux
12 39 (0.80%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 37 (0.76%) Ubuntu
14 33 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
15 30 (0.62%) Windows 7
16 29 (0.60%) Debian
17 24 (0.49%) Mac OS X
17 24 (0.49%) Windows 10
18 21 (0.43%) SUSE
19 20 (0.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3400 (70.02%) Agile Software Development
2 1519 (31.28%) Scrum
3 950 (19.56%) TDD
4 788 (16.23%) Continuous Integration
5 762 (15.69%) DevOps
6 684 (14.09%) BDD
7 658 (13.55%) SDLC
8 615 (12.66%) OO
9 576 (11.86%) Kanban
10 572 (11.78%) MVC
11 548 (11.29%) E-Commerce
12 486 (10.01%) Software Engineering
13 421 (8.67%) Project Management
14 420 (8.65%) Test Automation
15 395 (8.13%) Unit Testing
16 368 (7.58%) User Stories
17 355 (7.31%) Waterfall
18 343 (7.06%) Automated Testing
19 340 (7.00%) Test Scripting
20 316 (6.51%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1601 (32.97%) Java
2 1434 (29.53%) SQL
3 1073 (22.10%) JavaScript
4 831 (17.11%) C#
5 733 (15.09%) Python
6 365 (7.52%) PHP
7 287 (5.91%) Bash Shell
8 277 (5.70%) C++
9 262 (5.40%) Ruby
10 240 (4.94%) C
11 208 (4.28%) PowerShell
12 184 (3.79%) Perl
13 163 (3.36%) T-SQL
14 113 (2.33%) PL/SQL
15 107 (2.20%) Shell Script
16 106 (2.18%) Scala
17 92 (1.89%) Groovy
18 77 (1.59%) Objective-C
19 65 (1.34%) Apple Swift
20 58 (1.19%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 784 (16.14%) Degree
2 329 (6.78%) ISTQB
3 301 (6.20%) ISEB
4 218 (4.49%) Security Cleared
5 79 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 73 (1.50%) DV Cleared
6 73 (1.50%) SC Cleared
7 54 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 47 (0.97%) MCSE
9 34 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 29 (0.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 25 (0.51%) PMI Certification
12 24 (0.49%) AWS Certification
13 22 (0.45%) PMP
14 19 (0.39%) CCNA
14 19 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (0.27%) IIBA
15 13 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (0.25%) HND
17 11 (0.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 870 (17.92%) QA
2 72 (1.48%) SLA
3 43 (0.89%) PMO
4 20 (0.41%) PCI DSS
5 18 (0.37%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.16%) IEC 61508
6 8 (0.16%) MiFID
7 7 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.14%) SDET
8 6 (0.12%) EMIR
8 6 (0.12%) GCP
9 4 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.082%) WCAG
10 3 (0.062%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.041%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 2 (0.041%) FATCA
11 2 (0.041%) MISRA
12 1 (0.021%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.021%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.021%) MISRA C
System Software
1 335 (6.90%) Docker
2 137 (2.82%) Active Directory
3 67 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (0.62%) Varnish
4 30 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
5 23 (0.47%) VirtualBox
6 22 (0.45%) Hyper-V
7 21 (0.43%) LXC
8 14 (0.29%) KVM
8 14 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
9 13 (0.27%) Firmware
10 12 (0.25%) Dovecot
10 12 (0.25%) Xen
11 11 (0.23%) vSphere
12 10 (0.21%) Samba
13 9 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 9 (0.19%) NFS
14 8 (0.16%) Shibboleth
15 6 (0.12%) HDFS
15 6 (0.12%) iptables
Systems Management
1 391 (8.05%) Puppet
2 301 (6.20%) Ansible
3 292 (6.01%) Opscode Chef
4 146 (3.01%) HP Quality Center
5 145 (2.99%) Nagios
6 85 (1.75%) Kubernetes
7 77 (1.59%) Graphite
8 57 (1.17%) Control-M
9 54 (1.11%) Terraform
10 38 (0.78%) ZABBIX
11 30 (0.62%) OpenView
12 22 (0.45%) Salt
13 17 (0.35%) CA Service Virtualization
13 17 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
14 15 (0.31%) Mesos
15 14 (0.29%) Capistrano
15 14 (0.29%) logstash
16 13 (0.27%) HockeyApp
16 13 (0.27%) Kibana
16 13 (0.27%) Packer
Vendors
1 570 (11.74%) Oracle
2 542 (11.16%) Microsoft
3 447 (9.21%) Atlassian
4 234 (4.82%) Google
5 202 (4.16%) HP
6 180 (3.71%) Red Hat
7 168 (3.46%) SAP
8 137 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
9 131 (2.70%) IBM
10 118 (2.43%) New Relic
11 109 (2.24%) Apple
12 107 (2.20%) AppDynamics
13 106 (2.18%) VMware
14 94 (1.94%) hybris
15 84 (1.73%) CA Agile Central
16 79 (1.63%) ATG
17 78 (1.61%) Adobe
18 54 (1.11%) Demandware
18 54 (1.11%) Dynatrace
19 51 (1.05%) Splunk
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