Period
to 7 April 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 7 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 67 70 87
Rank change year-on-year +3 +17 +23
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 4,655 5,942 6,374
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.04% 3.98% 3.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.92% 19.98% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3,743 4,489 5,089
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 22,254 29,740 36,862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.30% 19.93% 20.67%
Number of salaries quoted 17,571 23,625 30,223
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 7 April 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 7 April 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 +2 4,374 £55,000 +4.76% 464
UK excluding London +8 2,661 £50,000 +5.26% 349
London -10 1,880 £62,605 +4.34% 142
South East +2 839 £55,000 +10.00% 75
North of England +5 696 £45,000 - 94
North West -3 362 £45,000 - 54
Midlands +26 326 £45,000 - 50
South West +22 306 £50,000 +5.26% 58
East of England +34 298 £57,500 +21.05% 45
Yorkshire +17 297 £50,000 +17.65% 27
Work from Home +19 269 £57,500 -1.71% 40
West Midlands +57 209 £47,500 +5.56% 40
East Midlands -12 114 £45,000 - 10
Scotland -34 97 £45,000 -1.10% 14
Wales +23 95 £45,000 +5.88% 10
North East -1 37 £46,500 +9.41% 13
Northern Ireland +3 5 £35,000 +9.38% 5
Isle of Man - 2 £46,500 -

For the 6 months to 7 April 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 3,001 (64.47%) Agile Software Development
2 1,672 (35.92%) Confluence
3 1,440 (30.93%) Scrum
4 1,153 (24.77%) Test Automation
5 1,135 (24.38%) DevOps
6 1,123 (24.12%) Git (software)
7 1,109 (23.82%) Java
8 1,057 (22.71%) Finance
9 1,042 (22.38%) SQL
10 1,032 (22.17%) Jenkins
11 897 (19.27%) JavaScript
12 829 (17.81%) Python
13 818 (17.57%) AWS
14 779 (16.73%) Linux
15 775 (16.65%) C#
16 733 (15.75%) Azure
17 717 (15.40%) QA
18 690 (14.82%) Problem-Solving
19 677 (14.54%) Continuous Integration
20 675 (14.50%) Software Engineering
21 671 (14.41%) Selenium
22 641 (13.77%) Docker
23 615 (13.21%) .NET
24 609 (13.08%) TDD
25 608 (13.06%) HTML
26 583 (12.52%) Windows
27 556 (11.94%) Project Management
28 555 (11.92%) SDLC
29 552 (11.86%) Microsoft
30 550 (11.82%) CSS

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 1,672 (35.92%) Confluence
2 194 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 119 (2.56%) CMS
4 114 (2.45%) Tomcat
5 102 (2.19%) Apache
6 93 (2.00%) Apache Spark
7 61 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
7 61 (1.31%) WebSphere
8 57 (1.22%) IIS
9 43 (0.92%) OpenStack
10 40 (0.86%) Umbraco
11 33 (0.71%) JBoss
12 27 (0.58%) CICS
13 25 (0.54%) WordPress
14 24 (0.52%) Drupal
15 21 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
16 20 (0.43%) nginx
17 16 (0.34%) WebLogic
18 13 (0.28%) Mule
19 12 (0.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 194 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
2 160 (3.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 145 (3.11%) Microsoft Project
4 103 (2.21%) MS Visio
5 70 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 33 (0.71%) InVision
7 28 (0.60%) Zeplin
8 26 (0.56%) Adobe XD
9 22 (0.47%) HipChat
10 19 (0.41%) Chatbot
11 14 (0.30%) Photoshop
12 13 (0.28%) Sketch
13 12 (0.26%) Simulink
14 8 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
15 6 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 6 (0.13%) Camtasia
15 6 (0.13%) MadCap Flare
16 5 (0.11%) Gliffy
17 3 (0.064%) Adobe Illustrator
17 3 (0.064%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 76 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 59 (1.27%) Magento
3 29 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
4 28 (0.60%) SAP S/4HANA
5 26 (0.56%) Salerio
6 23 (0.49%) SAP Hybris
7 22 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 19 (0.41%) NetSuite
9 15 (0.32%) assyst
10 14 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
11 10 (0.21%) Documaker
11 10 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
11 10 (0.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
12 8 (0.17%) Shopify
13 7 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
13 7 (0.15%) Temenos T24
14 6 (0.13%) SAP ERP
15 5 (0.11%) R3 Corda
15 5 (0.11%) RiskWrite
16 4 (0.086%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 818 (17.57%) AWS
2 733 (15.75%) Azure
3 328 (7.05%) GitHub
4 253 (5.44%) SaaS
5 173 (3.72%) GCP
6 172 (3.69%) Slack
7 162 (3.48%) Office 365
8 128 (2.75%) Serverless
9 110 (2.36%) Amazon EC2
10 100 (2.15%) OpenShift
11 96 (2.06%) AWS CloudFormation
12 95 (2.04%) PaaS
13 93 (2.00%) AWS Lambda
13 93 (2.00%) Trello
14 78 (1.68%) Amazon S3
15 71 (1.53%) IaaS
16 70 (1.50%) Power Platform
17 66 (1.42%) Amazon ECS
18 61 (1.31%) npm
18 61 (1.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 118 (2.53%) DNS
2 92 (1.98%) Firewall
3 80 (1.72%) TCP/IP
4 75 (1.61%) HTTP
5 64 (1.37%) Internet
6 47 (1.01%) VPN
7 43 (0.92%) DHCP
8 34 (0.73%) Skype
9 31 (0.67%) Wireless
10 26 (0.56%) VoIP
11 25 (0.54%) SSL
12 24 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
13 23 (0.49%) SAN
14 20 (0.43%) VLAN
14 20 (0.43%) Wireshark
15 18 (0.39%) Intranet
16 16 (0.34%) FTP
17 15 (0.32%) NetScaler
18 13 (0.28%) SNMP
19 12 (0.26%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 469 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 294 (6.32%) MySQL
3 171 (3.67%) NoSQL
4 164 (3.52%) Big Data
5 160 (3.44%) Relational Database
6 141 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
7 128 (2.75%) MongoDB
8 123 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
9 86 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
10 75 (1.61%) Hadoop
11 68 (1.46%) Power BI
12 67 (1.44%) Redis
13 58 (1.25%) Oracle Database
14 57 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 52 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 49 (1.05%) RDBMS
17 48 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 41 (0.88%) DB2
19 33 (0.71%) Amazon Redshift
20 32 (0.69%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1,123 (24.12%) Git (software)
2 1,032 (22.17%) Jenkins
3 671 (14.41%) Selenium
4 451 (9.69%) Bitbucket
5 351 (7.54%) Cucumber
6 274 (5.89%) Maven
7 233 (5.01%) Team Foundation Server
8 228 (4.90%) SoapUI
9 207 (4.45%) JMeter
10 194 (4.17%) WebDriver
11 185 (3.97%) TeamCity
12 180 (3.87%) Visual Studio
13 176 (3.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 176 (3.78%) Subversion
14 169 (3.63%) Postman
15 160 (3.44%) JUnit
16 105 (2.26%) SpecFlow
17 101 (2.17%) GitLab
18 97 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
19 94 (2.02%) LoadRunner
General
1 1,057 (22.71%) Finance
2 361 (7.76%) Banking
3 212 (4.55%) Retail
4 138 (2.96%) Public Sector
5 126 (2.71%) Marketing
6 86 (1.85%) Telecoms
7 85 (1.83%) Legal
8 75 (1.61%) Games
9 59 (1.27%) Financial Institution
10 56 (1.20%) Advertising
11 54 (1.16%) Electronics
12 52 (1.12%) Back Office
13 47 (1.01%) Manufacturing
14 46 (0.99%) Automotive
15 40 (0.86%) Investment Banking
16 34 (0.73%) Billing
17 32 (0.69%) Front Office
17 32 (0.69%) Retail Banking
18 26 (0.56%) Law
19 23 (0.49%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1,112 (23.89%) Developer
2 763 (16.39%) Analyst
3 290 (6.23%) Software Engineer
4 283 (6.08%) Business Analyst
5 219 (4.70%) Project Manager
5 219 (4.70%) Test Analyst
6 218 (4.68%) Senior Developer
7 213 (4.58%) DevOps Engineer
8 201 (4.32%) Test Engineer
9 189 (4.06%) Tester
10 181 (3.89%) Java Developer
11 163 (3.50%) Architect
12 153 (3.29%) .NET Developer
13 136 (2.92%) QA Engineer
13 136 (2.92%) Software Developer
14 131 (2.81%) C# Developer
14 131 (2.81%) Junior
15 130 (2.79%) Test Leader
16 106 (2.28%) Senior Analyst
17 105 (2.26%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 615 (13.21%) .NET
2 608 (13.06%) HTML
3 550 (11.82%) CSS
4 416 (8.94%) Web Services
5 411 (8.83%) REST
6 378 (8.12%) AngularJS
7 313 (6.72%) Node.js
8 310 (6.66%) Spring
9 306 (6.57%) RESTful
10 301 (6.47%) React
11 261 (5.61%) JSON
12 249 (5.35%) HTML5
13 229 (4.92%) XML
14 196 (4.21%) SOAP
15 171 (3.67%) .NET Framework
16 163 (3.50%) jQuery
17 160 (3.44%) ASP.NET
18 130 (2.79%) .NET Core
19 126 (2.71%) Redux
20 123 (2.64%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 517 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 333 (7.15%) User Experience
3 193 (4.15%) Mobile App
4 190 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
5 157 (3.37%) Greenfield Project
6 115 (2.47%) Public Cloud
7 86 (1.85%) Management Information System
8 76 (1.63%) Algorithms
9 71 (1.53%) Virtual Team
10 65 (1.40%) Data Structures
10 65 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
11 55 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
12 52 (1.12%) Mainframe
13 46 (0.99%) Data Centre
14 36 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
15 35 (0.75%) Derivative
15 35 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 35 (0.75%) PKI
15 35 (0.75%) Wiki
16 34 (0.73%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 779 (16.73%) Linux
2 583 (12.52%) Windows
3 258 (5.54%) Unix
4 170 (3.65%) Apple iOS
5 155 (3.33%) Android
6 150 (3.22%) Windows Server
7 102 (2.19%) CentOS
8 62 (1.33%) Windows 10
9 61 (1.31%) Ubuntu
10 45 (0.97%) Windows 7
11 42 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 40 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
13 36 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
14 29 (0.62%) Mac OS
15 25 (0.54%) Debian
16 22 (0.47%) OS/400
17 20 (0.43%) Windows Server 2016
18 16 (0.34%) Fedora
19 15 (0.32%) Solaris
20 12 (0.26%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,001 (64.47%) Agile Software Development
2 1,440 (30.93%) Scrum
3 1,153 (24.77%) Test Automation
4 1,135 (24.38%) DevOps
5 690 (14.82%) Problem-Solving
6 677 (14.54%) Continuous Integration
7 675 (14.50%) Software Engineering
8 609 (13.08%) TDD
9 556 (11.94%) Project Management
10 555 (11.92%) SDLC
11 520 (11.17%) Kanban
12 495 (10.63%) BDD
13 420 (9.02%) Microservices
14 401 (8.61%) Waterfall
15 383 (8.23%) Stakeholder Management
16 370 (7.95%) User Stories
17 343 (7.37%) Mentoring
18 293 (6.29%) Computer Science
19 287 (6.17%) ITIL
20 286 (6.14%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,109 (23.82%) Java
2 1,042 (22.38%) SQL
3 897 (19.27%) JavaScript
4 829 (17.81%) Python
5 775 (16.65%) C#
6 275 (5.91%) C++
7 272 (5.84%) C
8 252 (5.41%) PowerShell
9 251 (5.39%) Bash Shell
10 245 (5.26%) PHP
11 142 (3.05%) TypeScript
12 111 (2.38%) Ruby
13 109 (2.34%) Java 8
14 108 (2.32%) Scala
15 91 (1.95%) Perl
16 87 (1.87%) Go
17 84 (1.80%) Shell Script
18 83 (1.78%) T-SQL
19 75 (1.61%) PL/SQL
20 70 (1.50%) ES6
Qualifications
1 532 (11.43%) Degree
2 249 (5.35%) ISTQB
3 204 (4.38%) Security Cleared
4 190 (4.08%) ISEB
5 151 (3.24%) Computer Science Degree
6 95 (2.04%) SC Cleared
7 64 (1.37%) DV Cleared
8 52 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 39 (0.84%) PMI Certification
10 37 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
11 32 (0.69%) PMP
12 24 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
13 23 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
13 23 (0.49%) RHCE
14 21 (0.45%) IIBA
15 20 (0.43%) AWS Certification
16 19 (0.41%) CISSP
16 19 (0.41%) IBM Certification
17 17 (0.37%) Postgraduate
18 16 (0.34%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 717 (15.40%) QA
2 71 (1.53%) PMO
3 64 (1.37%) SLA
4 39 (0.84%) GDPR
5 32 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 31 (0.67%) Data Quality
7 22 (0.47%) PCI DSS
8 11 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.19%) PMBOK
10 8 (0.17%) Government Security Classifications
10 8 (0.17%) NCSC
11 6 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 4 (0.086%) EMIR
12 4 (0.086%) IEC 62304
12 4 (0.086%) ISO 13485
12 4 (0.086%) ITGC
13 3 (0.064%) Cyber Essentials
13 3 (0.064%) Def Stans
13 3 (0.064%) IEC 61508
13 3 (0.064%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 641 (13.77%) Docker
2 164 (3.52%) Active Directory
3 71 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (0.54%) Firmware
5 24 (0.52%) Hyper-V
6 21 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
6 21 (0.45%) vSphere
7 20 (0.43%) XenApp
8 19 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 18 (0.39%) XenDesktop
10 15 (0.32%) RACF
11 14 (0.30%) ACF2
11 14 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
12 13 (0.28%) KVM
13 10 (0.21%) NFS
14 9 (0.19%) VirtualBox
15 8 (0.17%) Apache Flume
15 8 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
16 6 (0.13%) iptables
16 6 (0.13%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 412 (8.85%) Kubernetes
2 342 (7.35%) Ansible
3 236 (5.07%) Terraform
4 181 (3.89%) Puppet
5 153 (3.29%) Opscode Chef
6 123 (2.64%) HP Quality Center
7 92 (1.98%) HP ALM
8 60 (1.29%) Nagios
9 57 (1.22%) Grafana
10 52 (1.12%) SCCM
11 40 (0.86%) Packer
12 32 (0.69%) SCOM
13 30 (0.64%) Kibana
14 28 (0.60%) ZABBIX
15 24 (0.52%) CA Service Virtualization
16 23 (0.49%) Istio
17 20 (0.43%) Jamf Pro
18 19 (0.41%) WSUS
19 14 (0.30%) Control-M
19 14 (0.30%) Icinga
Vendors
1 552 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 374 (8.03%) Oracle
3 369 (7.93%) Atlassian
4 210 (4.51%) HP
5 173 (3.72%) Google
6 155 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
7 135 (2.90%) SAP
8 120 (2.58%) IBM
9 119 (2.56%) VMware
10 111 (2.38%) Red Hat
11 80 (1.72%) WorldPay
12 78 (1.68%) Adobe
13 77 (1.65%) hybris
13 77 (1.65%) ServiceNow
14 70 (1.50%) CA
14 70 (1.50%) FIS
15 64 (1.37%) Splunk
16 51 (1.10%) Tableau
17 40 (0.86%) Cisco
17 40 (0.86%) Remedy