Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 87 110
Rank change year-on-year +13 +23 +51
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 6,249 6,084 5,249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.92% 3.39% 2.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.75% 16.83% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4,663 4,638 4,560
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.20% -3.33% +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 31,648 36,152 34,924
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.84% 20.15% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 25,406 29,480 30,050
UK median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 12 December 2018.

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 December 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 +17 5,857 £52,500 +5.00% 968
UK excluding London +33 3,484 £47,500 +9.20% 666
London +7 2,676 £60,000 - 360
South East +43 1,161 £48,500 +7.78% 159
North of England +38 824 £45,000 +12.50% 187
North West +38 500 £45,000 +5.88% 109
East of England +85 468 £47,500 -5.00% 72
South West -8 372 £46,500 +3.33% 83
Midlands -21 354 £42,500 +6.25% 107
Yorkshire +25 288 £45,000 +12.50% 61
Scotland +20 196 £42,500 -5.56% 38
East Midlands +16 192 £45,000 -1.64% 34
West Midlands -63 161 £40,000 +6.67% 73
Wales +33 83 £49,039 +22.60% 14
North East +3 36 £45,000 +20.00% 17
Northern Ireland +10 30 £42,500 +240.00% 6
Channel Islands - 4 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 4,362 (69.80%) Agile Software Development
2 2,066 (33.06%) Confluence
3 1,824 (29.19%) Scrum
4 1,767 (28.28%) Git (software)
5 1,733 (27.73%) Java
6 1,608 (25.73%) Jenkins
7 1,607 (25.72%) Test Automation
8 1,588 (25.41%) SQL
9 1,487 (23.80%) JavaScript
10 1,435 (22.96%) DevOps
11 1,377 (22.04%) Linux
12 1,291 (20.66%) Finance
13 1,185 (18.96%) C#
14 1,129 (18.07%) Amazon AWS
15 1,108 (17.73%) Selenium
16 1,073 (17.17%) Python
17 1,063 (17.01%) QA
18 1,060 (16.96%) TDD
19 1,050 (16.80%) HTML
20 1,004 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
21 930 (14.88%) CSS
22 925 (14.80%) Microsoft Azure
23 901 (14.42%) .NET
24 865 (13.84%) Windows
25 823 (13.17%) Degree
26 778 (12.45%) Web Services
27 768 (12.29%) BDD
28 764 (12.23%) Microsoft
29 752 (12.03%) Docker
30 751 (12.02%) 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 2,066 (33.06%) Confluence
2 289 (4.62%) Apache
3 182 (2.91%) IIS
4 152 (2.43%) Tomcat
5 150 (2.40%) CMS
6 105 (1.68%) Apache Spark
7 98 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
8 90 (1.44%) SharePoint
9 89 (1.42%) WebSphere
10 67 (1.07%) MS Exchange
11 65 (1.04%) JBoss
12 64 (1.02%) WordPress
13 48 (0.77%) WebLogic
14 45 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 41 (0.66%) Drupal
15 41 (0.66%) nginx
16 38 (0.61%) Mule
17 37 (0.59%) Apache Pig
17 37 (0.59%) Cloud Foundry
18 30 (0.48%) Anypoint
Applications
1 250 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 163 (2.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 163 (2.61%) Microsoft Project
3 140 (2.24%) MS Visio
4 131 (2.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 42 (0.67%) Photoshop
6 20 (0.32%) InVision
7 18 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 11 (0.18%) HipChat
9 10 (0.16%) GIMP
10 9 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
10 9 (0.14%) FrameMaker
10 9 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
11 8 (0.13%) Mingle
12 7 (0.11%) Acrobat
12 7 (0.11%) Open Workbench
13 6 (0.096%) Gliffy
14 3 (0.048%) AutoCAD
14 3 (0.048%) Flinto
14 3 (0.048%) Maya
Business Applications
1 38 (0.61%) Magento
2 27 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
3 18 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
4 15 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
5 12 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
6 10 (0.16%) Misys Midas
7 9 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
8 8 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
8 8 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 8 (0.13%) SunGard GMI
8 8 (0.13%) Unica
9 7 (0.11%) NetSuite
9 7 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
10 6 (0.096%) Oracle EBS
10 6 (0.096%) Salerio
11 5 (0.080%) Remedy ITSM
11 5 (0.080%) SAP PSCD
12 4 (0.064%) Loan IQ
12 4 (0.064%) SAP FI-CA
12 4 (0.064%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 1,129 (18.07%) Amazon AWS
2 925 (14.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 406 (6.50%) GitHub
4 267 (4.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 249 (3.98%) SaaS
6 222 (3.55%) Amazon EC2
7 162 (2.59%) AWS CloudFormation
8 160 (2.56%) Amazon S3
9 158 (2.53%) Office 365
10 130 (2.08%) PaaS
11 113 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
12 111 (1.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 111 (1.78%) Azure Active Directory
13 96 (1.54%) Amazon SQS
13 96 (1.54%) Slack
14 92 (1.47%) npm
15 88 (1.41%) IaaS
15 88 (1.41%) Serverless
16 69 (1.10%) Trello
17 62 (0.99%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 182 (2.91%) Firewall
2 141 (2.26%) HTTP
3 127 (2.03%) TCP/IP
4 104 (1.66%) Internet
5 88 (1.41%) DNS
6 65 (1.04%) SSL
7 62 (0.99%) SAN
8 47 (0.75%) DHCP
9 38 (0.61%) SNMP
10 34 (0.54%) VoIP
11 31 (0.50%) VLAN
12 30 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
13 28 (0.45%) VPN
14 27 (0.43%) WAN
15 26 (0.42%) LAN
16 24 (0.38%) ICMP
17 22 (0.35%) SSH
18 18 (0.29%) Bluetooth
18 18 (0.29%) WebEx
19 17 (0.27%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 721 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 388 (6.21%) MySQL
3 299 (4.78%) NoSQL
4 237 (3.79%) Big Data
5 233 (3.73%) Relational Database
6 230 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
7 219 (3.50%) MongoDB
8 171 (2.74%) Amazon RDS
9 168 (2.69%) Hadoop
10 133 (2.13%) Oracle Database
11 110 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 109 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 93 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
14 89 (1.42%) RDBMS
15 61 (0.98%) Redis
16 56 (0.90%) Amazon Redshift
17 51 (0.82%) Power BI
18 46 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 45 (0.72%) Apache Hive
20 41 (0.66%) Flink
Development Applications
1 1,767 (28.28%) Git (software)
2 1,608 (25.73%) Jenkins
3 1,108 (17.73%) Selenium
4 557 (8.91%) Bitbucket
5 556 (8.90%) Cucumber
6 523 (8.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 521 (8.34%) Subversion
8 468 (7.49%) TeamCity
9 396 (6.34%) Maven
10 341 (5.46%) Team Foundation Server
11 340 (5.44%) JUnit
12 308 (4.93%) WebDriver
13 298 (4.77%) JMeter
13 298 (4.77%) SoapUI
14 296 (4.74%) Octopus Deploy
15 295 (4.72%) Visual Studio
16 149 (2.38%) SpecFlow
17 143 (2.29%) Zephyr
18 141 (2.26%) LoadRunner
19 133 (2.13%) Eclipse
General
1 1,291 (20.66%) Finance
2 425 (6.80%) Banking
3 371 (5.94%) Retail
4 262 (4.19%) Marketing
5 156 (2.50%) Games
6 106 (1.70%) Telecoms
7 74 (1.18%) Advertising
8 69 (1.10%) Front Office
9 65 (1.04%) Investment Banking
10 60 (0.96%) Manufacturing
11 56 (0.90%) Electronics
12 55 (0.88%) Automotive
13 54 (0.86%) Back Office
14 46 (0.74%) Financial Institution
15 45 (0.72%) Law
16 33 (0.53%) Legal
17 32 (0.51%) Publishing
18 27 (0.43%) Retail Banking
19 21 (0.34%) Billing
20 19 (0.30%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,699 (27.19%) Developer
2 858 (13.73%) Analyst
3 385 (6.16%) DevOps Engineer
4 380 (6.08%) Java Developer
5 341 (5.46%) Test Engineer
6 339 (5.42%) Tester
7 326 (5.22%) Project Manager
8 317 (5.07%) Senior Developer
9 316 (5.06%) Test Analyst
10 282 (4.51%) Business Analyst
11 275 (4.40%) Software Engineer
12 268 (4.29%) .NET Developer
13 228 (3.65%) Software Developer
14 220 (3.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 216 (3.46%) QA Engineer
16 206 (3.30%) Scrum Master
17 199 (3.18%) C# Developer
18 195 (3.12%) Architect
19 178 (2.85%) Java Engineer
20 176 (2.82%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,050 (16.80%) HTML
2 930 (14.88%) CSS
3 901 (14.42%) .NET
4 778 (12.45%) Web Services
5 721 (11.54%) AngularJS
6 619 (9.91%) REST
7 528 (8.45%) Node.js
8 504 (8.07%) HTML5
9 450 (7.20%) Spring
10 442 (7.07%) React
11 427 (6.83%) SOAP
12 421 (6.74%) JSON
13 396 (6.34%) jQuery
14 384 (6.14%) RESTful
15 362 (5.79%) XML
16 314 (5.02%) ASP.NET
17 293 (4.69%) CSS3
18 252 (4.03%) .NET Framework
19 221 (3.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 207 (3.31%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 612 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
2 548 (8.77%) User Experience
3 468 (7.49%) Mobile App
4 261 (4.18%) Fintech
5 225 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
6 171 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
7 117 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
8 99 (1.58%) Wiki
9 93 (1.49%) Private Cloud
10 91 (1.46%) Management Information System
11 84 (1.34%) Linux Command Line
12 76 (1.22%) Algorithms
13 75 (1.20%) Virtual Team
14 73 (1.17%) Hedge funds
15 65 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 64 (1.02%) Data Centre
17 59 (0.94%) Derivative
18 58 (0.93%) Public Cloud
19 55 (0.88%) Fixed Income
20 52 (0.83%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1,377 (22.04%) Linux
2 865 (13.84%) Windows
3 348 (5.57%) Unix
4 313 (5.01%) Android
5 290 (4.64%) Apple iOS
6 175 (2.80%) Windows Server
7 166 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 165 (2.64%) CentOS
9 81 (1.30%) Ubuntu
10 73 (1.17%) Mac OS X
11 44 (0.70%) Windows 10
12 37 (0.59%) Windows 7
13 30 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
14 29 (0.46%) Mac OS
15 28 (0.45%) CoreOS
16 25 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
17 21 (0.34%) Windows 8
18 19 (0.30%) openSUSE
19 14 (0.22%) DC/OS
19 14 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,362 (69.80%) Agile Software Development
2 1,824 (29.19%) Scrum
3 1,607 (25.72%) Test Automation
4 1,435 (22.96%) DevOps
5 1,060 (16.96%) TDD
6 1,004 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
7 768 (12.29%) BDD
8 751 (12.02%) Project Management
9 744 (11.91%) SDLC
10 686 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
11 667 (10.67%) Kanban
12 658 (10.53%) Software Engineering
13 552 (8.83%) Microservices
14 551 (8.82%) User Stories
15 489 (7.83%) Computer Science
16 448 (7.17%) Waterfall
17 447 (7.15%) Mentoring
18 434 (6.95%) MVC
19 419 (6.71%) E-Commerce
20 391 (6.26%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1,733 (27.73%) Java
2 1,588 (25.41%) SQL
3 1,487 (23.80%) JavaScript
4 1,185 (18.96%) C#
5 1,073 (17.17%) Python
6 399 (6.39%) PowerShell
7 394 (6.31%) PHP
8 381 (6.10%) C++
9 357 (5.71%) Bash Shell
10 244 (3.90%) Ruby
11 237 (3.79%) C
12 198 (3.17%) Perl
13 190 (3.04%) T-SQL
14 185 (2.96%) PL/SQL
15 178 (2.85%) Java 8
16 124 (1.98%) TypeScript
17 110 (1.76%) Scala
18 108 (1.73%) Shell Script
19 100 (1.60%) Groovy
20 95 (1.52%) ES6
Qualifications
1 823 (13.17%) Degree
2 290 (4.64%) Security Cleared
3 288 (4.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 256 (4.10%) ISTQB
5 198 (3.17%) ISEB
6 183 (2.93%) SC Cleared
7 120 (1.92%) DV Cleared
8 104 (1.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 71 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 65 (1.04%) SSCP
11 62 (0.99%) Numerate Degree
12 61 (0.98%) CISSP
13 57 (0.91%) MCSE
14 55 (0.88%) PMP
15 54 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
16 53 (0.85%) CCNA
16 53 (0.85%) PMI Certification
17 52 (0.83%) SANS
18 47 (0.75%) CompTIA Security+
18 47 (0.75%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,063 (17.01%) QA
2 83 (1.33%) GDPR
3 78 (1.25%) PMO
4 71 (1.14%) SLA
5 68 (1.09%) Data Quality
6 44 (0.70%) PCI DSS
7 41 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 21 (0.34%) PSD2
9 15 (0.24%) ISO 8583
10 14 (0.22%) ISO 20022
11 12 (0.19%) WCAG
12 9 (0.14%) EMIR
12 9 (0.14%) MiFID
13 8 (0.13%) ISO 9001
13 8 (0.13%) SEPA
14 6 (0.096%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 5 (0.080%) ISO 26262
15 5 (0.080%) PMBOK
15 5 (0.080%) Solvency II
16 4 (0.064%) FATCA
System Software
1 752 (12.03%) Docker
2 285 (4.56%) Active Directory
3 141 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
4 112 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 51 (0.82%) vSphere
6 38 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
7 21 (0.34%) Xen
8 19 (0.30%) NFS
9 18 (0.29%) Samba
9 18 (0.29%) VMware NSX
10 17 (0.27%) Hyper-V
11 16 (0.26%) Firmware
12 15 (0.24%) pfSense
12 15 (0.24%) XenServer
13 14 (0.22%) Varnish
13 14 (0.22%) VirtualBox
14 11 (0.18%) Snort
14 11 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
15 9 (0.14%) Apache Flume
16 8 (0.13%) RACF
Systems Management
1 517 (8.27%) Ansible
2 415 (6.64%) Puppet
3 296 (4.74%) Opscode Chef
4 253 (4.05%) Kubernetes
5 234 (3.74%) Terraform
6 146 (2.34%) HP Quality Center
7 105 (1.68%) HP ALM
8 85 (1.36%) Salt
9 80 (1.28%) Nagios
10 59 (0.94%) Rundeck
11 56 (0.90%) Consul
12 43 (0.69%) Packer
13 38 (0.61%) Kibana
13 38 (0.61%) Mesos
14 36 (0.58%) SCCM
15 34 (0.54%) Automic
16 30 (0.48%) Nessus
17 29 (0.46%) Graphite
18 27 (0.43%) vCenter Server
19 25 (0.40%) logstash
Vendors
1 764 (12.23%) Microsoft
2 664 (10.63%) Oracle
3 578 (9.25%) Atlassian
4 319 (5.10%) Google
5 218 (3.49%) Splunk
6 184 (2.94%) Red Hat
7 177 (2.83%) HP
8 174 (2.78%) VMware
9 167 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
10 163 (2.61%) New Relic
11 147 (2.35%) SAP
12 107 (1.71%) WorldPay
13 101 (1.62%) ServiceNow
13 101 (1.62%) Tableau
14 95 (1.52%) CA Agile Central
15 91 (1.46%) Trend Micro
16 90 (1.44%) AppDynamics
17 86 (1.38%) IBM
18 73 (1.17%) Adobe
19 62 (0.99%) Xamarin