Period
to 19 July 2018

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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 96 134
Rank change year-on-year +17 +38 +57
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 6,539 5,692 5,178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.76% 3.20% 2.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.25% 15.71% 14.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4,992 4,461 4,448
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -4.49% +4.71%

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 35,822 36,241 36,695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.58% 20.40% 18.06%
Number of salaries quoted 29,045 29,920 31,661
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 19 July 2018.

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 19 July 2018. 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 +15 6,200 £50,000 - 892
UK excluding London +41 3,745 £45,000 +5.88% 566
London 0 2,712 £57,500 - 371
South East +31 1,105 £50,000 +11.11% 136
North of England +39 910 £45,000 +12.50% 174
South West +24 591 £47,500 +5.56% 73
North West +40 534 £45,000 +12.50% 107
East of England +29 488 £47,500 +5.56% 66
Midlands +60 399 £42,500 +6.25% 72
Yorkshire +18 337 £45,000 +20.00% 59
West Midlands +46 205 £40,000 - 47
Scotland +24 197 £45,000 -5.26% 27
East Midlands +65 194 £47,500 +11.76% 25
Wales +50 60 £45,000 +5.88% 9
North East +11 39 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Northern Ireland -14 12 £40,000 -30.43% 8

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, 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 4,564 (69.80%) Agile Software Development
2 2,060 (31.50%) Java
3 2,045 (31.27%) Confluence
4 1,901 (29.07%) Scrum
5 1,885 (28.83%) Git (software)
6 1,807 (27.63%) Test Automation
7 1,750 (26.76%) SQL
8 1,615 (24.70%) Jenkins
9 1,451 (22.19%) JavaScript
10 1,446 (22.11%) Linux
11 1,411 (21.58%) Finance
12 1,315 (20.11%) DevOps
13 1,262 (19.30%) C#
14 1,171 (17.91%) Selenium
15 1,124 (17.19%) TDD
16 1,107 (16.93%) Amazon AWS
17 1,062 (16.24%) HTML
18 1,050 (16.06%) QA
19 1,027 (15.71%) .NET
20 961 (14.70%) Continuous Integration
21 923 (14.12%) Python
22 888 (13.58%) SQL Server
23 884 (13.52%) CSS
24 880 (13.46%) BDD
25 863 (13.20%) Web Services
26 857 (13.11%) Windows
26 857 (13.11%) SDLC
27 837 (12.80%) Microsoft
28 816 (12.48%) Microsoft Azure
29 797 (12.19%) Project Management

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 2,045 (31.27%) Confluence
2 265 (4.05%) Tomcat
3 258 (3.95%) Apache
4 219 (3.35%) IIS
5 165 (2.52%) CMS
6 142 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
7 109 (1.67%) JBoss
8 99 (1.51%) WebSphere
9 92 (1.41%) Apache Spark
10 91 (1.39%) Mule
11 79 (1.21%) SharePoint
12 77 (1.18%) WordPress
13 57 (0.87%) Apache Pig
14 56 (0.86%) OpenStack
15 51 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
15 51 (0.78%) nginx
15 51 (0.78%) WebLogic
16 49 (0.75%) Umbraco
17 46 (0.70%) Drupal
18 45 (0.69%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 166 (2.54%) Microsoft Office
2 163 (2.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 131 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
4 125 (1.91%) MS Visio
5 59 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 20 (0.31%) Photoshop
7 16 (0.24%) InVision
7 16 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
8 11 (0.17%) HipChat
9 6 (0.092%) UserZoom
10 5 (0.076%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (0.076%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.061%) GIMP
11 4 (0.061%) Mingle
12 2 (0.031%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (0.031%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.015%) Gliffy
13 1 (0.015%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.015%) Simulink
13 1 (0.015%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 40 (0.61%) SAP Hybris
2 28 (0.43%) Distributed Ledger
2 28 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 23 (0.35%) Magento
4 22 (0.34%) Workfront
5 19 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
5 19 (0.29%) SAP CRM
6 18 (0.28%) Elite 3E
7 17 (0.26%) Documaker
8 15 (0.23%) SAP IS-U
9 13 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
10 12 (0.18%) MetaTrader
11 11 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
12 10 (0.15%) assyst
12 10 (0.15%) NetSuite
12 10 (0.15%) R3 Corda
13 9 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
13 9 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
13 9 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
13 9 (0.14%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 1,107 (16.93%) Amazon AWS
2 816 (12.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 404 (6.18%) GitHub
4 371 (5.67%) SaaS
5 183 (2.80%) Google Cloud Platform
6 182 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
7 157 (2.40%) Slack
8 149 (2.28%) AWS CloudFormation
9 145 (2.22%) IaaS
10 143 (2.19%) PaaS
11 137 (2.10%) Amazon S3
12 113 (1.73%) Trello
13 97 (1.48%) Amazon SQS
14 96 (1.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 96 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
15 83 (1.27%) npm
16 80 (1.22%) Office 365
17 52 (0.80%) BrowserStack
17 52 (0.80%) Google Analytics
18 50 (0.76%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 208 (3.18%) HTTP
2 185 (2.83%) TCP/IP
3 131 (2.00%) Firewall
4 126 (1.93%) DNS
5 124 (1.90%) Internet
6 94 (1.44%) SSL
7 87 (1.33%) DHCP
8 75 (1.15%) Wireless
9 56 (0.86%) VPN
10 47 (0.72%) SNMP
11 43 (0.66%) SSH
12 40 (0.61%) SMS
13 35 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
14 31 (0.47%) FTP
14 31 (0.47%) SAN
15 30 (0.46%) ICMP
16 28 (0.43%) HTTPS
17 27 (0.41%) Telnet
18 23 (0.35%) Bluetooth
18 23 (0.35%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 888 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 462 (7.07%) MySQL
3 361 (5.52%) NoSQL
4 326 (4.99%) MongoDB
5 312 (4.77%) Big Data
6 276 (4.22%) Relational Database
7 251 (3.84%) PostgreSQL
8 178 (2.72%) Hadoop
9 147 (2.25%) Amazon RDS
10 128 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
10 128 (1.96%) Oracle Database
11 116 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 112 (1.71%) Redis
13 105 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 88 (1.35%) Blockchain
15 78 (1.19%) RDBMS
16 69 (1.06%) Apache Hive
17 68 (1.04%) Power BI
18 65 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
19 56 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1,885 (28.83%) Git (software)
2 1,615 (24.70%) Jenkins
3 1,171 (17.91%) Selenium
4 619 (9.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 597 (9.13%) Bitbucket
6 578 (8.84%) Cucumber
7 535 (8.18%) TeamCity
8 513 (7.85%) Maven
9 472 (7.22%) Subversion
10 419 (6.41%) JUnit
11 376 (5.75%) Team Foundation Server
12 352 (5.38%) Octopus Deploy
13 327 (5.00%) WebDriver
14 281 (4.30%) Visual Studio
15 265 (4.05%) SoapUI
16 250 (3.82%) JMeter
17 180 (2.75%) Gradle
18 179 (2.74%) Eclipse
19 146 (2.23%) Sonatype Nexus
20 122 (1.87%) SpecFlow
General
1 1,411 (21.58%) Finance
2 428 (6.55%) Retail
3 417 (6.38%) Banking
4 254 (3.88%) Marketing
5 192 (2.94%) Games
6 147 (2.25%) Electronics
7 142 (2.17%) Telecoms
8 121 (1.85%) Investment Banking
9 101 (1.54%) Advertising
10 99 (1.51%) Manufacturing
11 87 (1.33%) Automotive
12 78 (1.19%) Financial Institution
13 76 (1.16%) Publishing
14 67 (1.02%) Legal
15 61 (0.93%) Law
16 46 (0.70%) Back Office
17 38 (0.58%) Front Office
18 37 (0.57%) Retail Banking
19 21 (0.32%) Billing
20 20 (0.31%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1,866 (28.54%) Developer
2 1,019 (15.58%) Analyst
3 507 (7.75%) Java Developer
4 432 (6.61%) Tester
5 400 (6.12%) Test Analyst
6 386 (5.90%) Software Engineer
7 383 (5.86%) Senior Developer
8 375 (5.73%) DevOps Engineer
9 374 (5.72%) Business Analyst
10 337 (5.15%) Project Manager
11 318 (4.86%) Test Engineer
12 314 (4.80%) .NET Developer
13 299 (4.57%) Software Developer
14 267 (4.08%) QA Engineer
15 244 (3.73%) C# Developer
16 220 (3.36%) Automation Tester
17 215 (3.29%) Java Engineer
18 202 (3.09%) Senior Analyst
19 184 (2.81%) Scrum Master
20 176 (2.69%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,062 (16.24%) HTML
2 1,027 (15.71%) .NET
3 884 (13.52%) CSS
4 863 (13.20%) Web Services
5 693 (10.60%) AngularJS
6 689 (10.54%) REST
7 490 (7.49%) Spring
8 468 (7.16%) jQuery
9 433 (6.62%) SOAP
10 426 (6.51%) Node.js
11 423 (6.47%) RESTful
12 399 (6.10%) JSON
13 396 (6.06%) HTML5
14 390 (5.96%) ASP.NET
15 386 (5.90%) XML
16 367 (5.61%) React
17 335 (5.12%) .NET Framework
18 283 (4.33%) CSS3
19 247 (3.78%) Hibernate
20 194 (2.97%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 570 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
2 561 (8.58%) User Experience
3 450 (6.88%) Mobile App
4 435 (6.65%) Computer Science
5 302 (4.62%) Fintech
6 258 (3.95%) Self-Motivation
7 209 (3.20%) Greenfield Project
8 154 (2.36%) Management Information System
9 126 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
10 94 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
11 90 (1.38%) Virtual Team
12 85 (1.30%) Private Cloud
13 79 (1.21%) Wiki
14 68 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 63 (0.96%) Public Cloud
16 54 (0.83%) Data Centre
17 52 (0.80%) Algorithms
18 47 (0.72%) Clustering
19 41 (0.63%) Data Structures
19 41 (0.63%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1,446 (22.11%) Linux
2 857 (13.11%) Windows
3 365 (5.58%) Unix
4 361 (5.52%) Android
5 257 (3.93%) Apple iOS
6 197 (3.01%) Windows Server
7 149 (2.28%) CentOS
8 109 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 71 (1.09%) Ubuntu
10 68 (1.04%) Mac OS X
11 44 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 38 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
13 37 (0.57%) Windows 7
14 36 (0.55%) Debian
15 30 (0.46%) Windows 10
16 29 (0.44%) Solaris
17 25 (0.38%) CoreOS
18 15 (0.23%) openSUSE
19 11 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
19 11 (0.17%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,564 (69.80%) Agile Software Development
2 1,901 (29.07%) Scrum
3 1,807 (27.63%) Test Automation
4 1,315 (20.11%) DevOps
5 1,124 (17.19%) TDD
6 961 (14.70%) Continuous Integration
7 880 (13.46%) BDD
8 857 (13.11%) SDLC
9 797 (12.19%) Project Management
10 790 (12.08%) Software Engineering
11 789 (12.07%) Problem-Solving
12 689 (10.54%) Kanban
13 581 (8.89%) MVC
14 511 (7.81%) Microservices
15 504 (7.71%) User Stories
16 447 (6.84%) Test Scripting
17 444 (6.79%) Waterfall
18 442 (6.76%) E-Commerce
19 434 (6.64%) Mentoring
20 430 (6.58%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2,060 (31.50%) Java
2 1,750 (26.76%) SQL
3 1,451 (22.19%) JavaScript
4 1,262 (19.30%) C#
5 923 (14.12%) Python
6 416 (6.36%) C++
7 382 (5.84%) Bash Shell
8 380 (5.81%) PowerShell
9 365 (5.58%) PHP
10 301 (4.60%) Ruby
11 289 (4.42%) C
11 289 (4.42%) T-SQL
12 228 (3.49%) Perl
13 208 (3.18%) Java 8
14 133 (2.03%) PL/SQL
15 120 (1.84%) Scala
16 112 (1.71%) ES6
17 108 (1.65%) Shell Script
18 97 (1.48%) Objective-C
18 97 (1.48%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 792 (12.11%) Degree
2 315 (4.82%) ISTQB
3 260 (3.98%) ISEB
4 251 (3.84%) Security Cleared
5 154 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
6 136 (2.08%) DV Cleared
7 111 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 108 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 102 (1.56%) SC Cleared
10 87 (1.33%) PMI Certification
11 84 (1.28%) MCSE
12 79 (1.21%) PMP
13 53 (0.81%) SSCP
14 50 (0.76%) CCNA
14 50 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
15 46 (0.70%) CISSP
16 40 (0.61%) GIAC
16 40 (0.61%) Linux+ Certification
16 40 (0.61%) Network+ Certification
16 40 (0.61%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,050 (16.06%) QA
2 100 (1.53%) GCP
3 87 (1.33%) PMO
4 83 (1.27%) SLA
5 44 (0.67%) GDPR
6 27 (0.41%) Data Quality
7 22 (0.34%) PCI DSS
8 19 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (0.12%) SEPA
10 7 (0.11%) ISO 20022
10 7 (0.11%) PSD2
11 6 (0.092%) IFRS
11 6 (0.092%) IFRS 9
12 5 (0.076%) ISO 13485
12 5 (0.076%) ISO 8583
13 4 (0.061%) P3O
14 3 (0.046%) Disclosure Scotland
14 3 (0.046%) JTAG
14 3 (0.046%) MiFID
14 3 (0.046%) MISRA
System Software
1 655 (10.02%) Docker
2 266 (4.07%) Active Directory
3 153 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 112 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
5 54 (0.83%) Hyper-V
6 49 (0.75%) vSphere
7 39 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
8 38 (0.58%) Firmware
9 28 (0.43%) Samba
10 23 (0.35%) VirtualBox
11 17 (0.26%) Apache Flume
12 14 (0.21%) KVM
13 11 (0.17%) NFS
14 10 (0.15%) HDFS
14 10 (0.15%) VMware NSX
15 9 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 8 (0.12%) XenServer
17 7 (0.11%) Xen
18 5 (0.076%) RACF
18 5 (0.076%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 494 (7.55%) Puppet
2 478 (7.31%) Ansible
3 350 (5.35%) Opscode Chef
4 196 (3.00%) Terraform
5 176 (2.69%) Kubernetes
6 126 (1.93%) Nagios
7 103 (1.58%) HP Quality Center
8 84 (1.28%) HP ALM
9 72 (1.10%) Kibana
10 62 (0.95%) Salt
11 57 (0.87%) Rundeck
12 55 (0.84%) Consul
13 42 (0.64%) Packer
14 40 (0.61%) logstash
15 39 (0.60%) HockeyApp
16 33 (0.50%) Automic
17 28 (0.43%) SCCM
17 28 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
18 25 (0.38%) Graphite
19 24 (0.37%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 837 (12.80%) Microsoft
2 636 (9.73%) Oracle
3 570 (8.72%) Atlassian
4 279 (4.27%) Google
5 196 (3.00%) VMware
6 193 (2.95%) HP
7 180 (2.75%) SAP
8 179 (2.74%) Splunk
9 158 (2.42%) New Relic
10 150 (2.29%) WorldPay
11 136 (2.08%) Red Hat
12 120 (1.84%) ServiceNow
13 117 (1.79%) AppDynamics
14 110 (1.68%) IBM
14 110 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
15 82 (1.25%) Trend Micro
16 74 (1.13%) RedGate
17 69 (1.06%) Sitecore
17 69 (1.06%) Xamarin
18 67 (1.02%) Capita