Period
to 30 July 2021

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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 68 70 66
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4 +15
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 4,829 2,833 5,968
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.25% 4.13% 4.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.25% 20.72% 21.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3,250 2,256 4,455
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £32,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £71,250 £70,313 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 23,843 13,675 27,838
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.99% 19.93% 19.34%
Number of salaries quoted 15,406 11,087 22,323
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 30 July 2021.

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 30 July 2021. 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 +5 4,437 £56,000 +1.82% 787
UK excluding London +2 2,420 £50,000 +5.26% 533
London +3 2,115 £65,000 -3.70% 308
Work from Home +26 904 £60,000 +15.38% 144
South East +5 851 £52,500 - 107
North of England -29 456 £45,000 - 144
South West +16 405 £50,000 - 65
Midlands 0 324 £45,000 - 99
North West -23 248 £42,500 -5.56% 86
East of England -6 214 £57,500 +21.05% 56
West Midlands -22 198 £45,000 - 69
Yorkshire -36 165 £45,000 - 44
East Midlands +16 125 £47,500 -5.00% 30
Scotland -36 118 £47,500 +18.75% 42
North East -1 47 £45,000 -6.25% 14
Wales -40 42 £50,000 +23.46% 14
Northern Ireland -30 21 £44,500 +36.92% 6

For the 6 months to 30 July 2021, 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 3,274 (67.80%) Agile Software Development
2 1,699 (35.18%) Confluence
3 1,499 (31.04%) Scrum
4 1,430 (29.61%) Git (software)
5 1,404 (29.07%) Social Skills
6 1,356 (28.08%) DevOps
7 1,205 (24.95%) AWS
8 1,184 (24.52%) Java
9 1,122 (23.23%) JavaScript
10 1,091 (22.59%) Test Automation
11 1,073 (22.22%) SQL
12 1,031 (21.35%) Azure
13 980 (20.29%) Finance
14 972 (20.13%) Python
15 965 (19.98%) Jenkins
16 907 (18.78%) Linux
17 899 (18.62%) Problem-Solving
18 886 (18.35%) Docker
19 757 (15.68%) SDLC
20 755 (15.63%) Software Engineering
21 751 (15.55%) HTML
22 702 (14.54%) QA
23 664 (13.75%) React
24 661 (13.69%) CSS
25 643 (13.32%) Microsoft
26 625 (12.94%) Kubernetes
27 621 (12.86%) C#
28 596 (12.34%) Continuous Integration
29 593 (12.28%) Microservices
30 566 (11.72%) Mentoring

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 1,699 (35.18%) Confluence
2 138 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
3 121 (2.51%) SharePoint
4 117 (2.42%) CMS
5 102 (2.11%) Apache
6 86 (1.78%) Tomcat
7 59 (1.22%) Apache Spark
8 50 (1.04%) IIS
8 50 (1.04%) WordPress
9 48 (0.99%) nginx
10 39 (0.81%) Drupal
11 29 (0.60%) JBoss
12 27 (0.56%) Apache Airflow
13 26 (0.54%) Umbraco
14 25 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
14 25 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
15 20 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
16 17 (0.35%) WebSphere
17 14 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 12 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 202 (4.18%) Microsoft Office
2 141 (2.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 93 (1.93%) MS Visio
4 91 (1.88%) Microsoft Project
5 86 (1.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 50 (1.04%) Figma
7 26 (0.54%) Photoshop
7 26 (0.54%) Sketch
8 20 (0.41%) InVision
9 19 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
10 15 (0.31%) GIMP
11 11 (0.23%) Adobe XD
12 9 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
13 8 (0.17%) Chatbot
14 7 (0.14%) MadCap Flare
15 6 (0.12%) Gephi
15 6 (0.12%) Marvel
15 6 (0.12%) Siemens NX
15 6 (0.12%) Solid Edge
15 6 (0.12%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 53 (1.10%) Magento
2 40 (0.83%) Shopify
3 31 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
4 28 (0.58%) Distributed Ledger
5 22 (0.46%) NetSuite
6 16 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
6 16 (0.33%) MetaTrader
7 15 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
7 15 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
8 10 (0.21%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 8 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
9 8 (0.17%) SAP ERP
10 7 (0.14%) Elite 3E
10 7 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 7 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
10 7 (0.14%) Teamcenter
11 6 (0.12%) Sage 200
12 5 (0.10%) R3 Corda
13 4 (0.083%) Oracle Receivables
13 4 (0.083%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1,205 (24.95%) AWS
2 1,031 (21.35%) Azure
3 412 (8.53%) SaaS
4 380 (7.87%) GitHub
5 304 (6.30%) Serverless
6 293 (6.07%) GCP
7 203 (4.20%) AWS Lambda
8 167 (3.46%) Amazon S3
9 159 (3.29%) Amazon EC2
10 158 (3.27%) Microsoft 365
11 129 (2.67%) AWS CloudFormation
12 127 (2.63%) PaaS
13 122 (2.53%) npm
14 113 (2.34%) Power Platform
15 104 (2.15%) Trello
16 99 (2.05%) Slack
17 88 (1.82%) IaaS
18 73 (1.51%) Amazon Cognito
19 68 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
20 58 (1.20%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 191 (3.96%) Firewall
2 149 (3.09%) VPN
3 116 (2.40%) HTTP
4 113 (2.34%) DNS
5 86 (1.78%) SSL
6 80 (1.66%) Internet
6 80 (1.66%) VLAN
7 77 (1.59%) IPv4
8 62 (1.28%) TCP/IP
9 61 (1.26%) OSPF
10 37 (0.77%) Broadband
10 37 (0.77%) DHCP
11 32 (0.66%) Wireshark
12 30 (0.62%) WAN
13 29 (0.60%) LAN
13 29 (0.60%) VoIP
14 25 (0.52%) FTP
15 24 (0.50%) Network Security
16 18 (0.37%) SAN
17 13 (0.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 512 (10.60%) SQL Server
2 361 (7.48%) MySQL
3 242 (5.01%) PostgreSQL
4 239 (4.95%) NoSQL
5 219 (4.54%) Relational Database
6 209 (4.33%) Big Data
7 182 (3.77%) MongoDB
8 141 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
9 110 (2.28%) Tableau
10 103 (2.13%) Power BI
11 101 (2.09%) Amazon RDS
12 87 (1.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 74 (1.53%) Oracle Database
14 70 (1.45%) Redis
15 68 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 62 (1.28%) MariaDB
17 55 (1.14%) Data Lake
18 54 (1.12%) Amazon Aurora
19 50 (1.04%) BigQuery
19 50 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1,430 (29.61%) Git (software)
2 965 (19.98%) Jenkins
3 469 (9.71%) Selenium
4 436 (9.03%) Bitbucket
5 321 (6.65%) Cucumber
6 230 (4.76%) Maven
7 194 (4.02%) GitLab
8 186 (3.85%) Subversion
9 171 (3.54%) Postman
10 160 (3.31%) JUnit
11 148 (3.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 142 (2.94%) JMeter
13 132 (2.73%) Visual Studio
14 118 (2.44%) TeamCity
15 117 (2.42%) Cypress.io
15 117 (2.42%) webpack
16 108 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
17 107 (2.22%) SpecFlow
18 103 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
19 96 (1.99%) Appium
General
1 1,404 (29.07%) Social Skills
2 980 (20.29%) Finance
3 529 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
4 322 (6.67%) Banking
5 296 (6.13%) Retail
6 267 (5.53%) Marketing
7 173 (3.58%) Public Sector
8 168 (3.48%) Presentation Skills
9 159 (3.29%) Legal
10 120 (2.48%) Manufacturing
11 114 (2.36%) Influencing Skills
12 97 (2.01%) Games
13 96 (1.99%) Telecoms
14 95 (1.97%) Organisational Skills
15 86 (1.78%) Electronics
16 81 (1.68%) Advertising
17 80 (1.66%) Investment Banking
18 70 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
19 64 (1.33%) Back Office
20 59 (1.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 1,301 (26.94%) Developer
2 561 (11.62%) Analyst
3 324 (6.71%) Senior Developer
4 296 (6.13%) Software Engineer
5 265 (5.49%) Business Analyst
5 265 (5.49%) Project Manager
6 256 (5.30%) DevOps Engineer
7 201 (4.16%) Java Developer
8 192 (3.98%) Test Engineer
9 165 (3.42%) Full Stack Developer
10 164 (3.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 159 (3.29%) QA Engineer
12 145 (3.00%) Scrum Master
13 134 (2.77%) PHP Developer
14 122 (2.53%) .NET Developer
15 116 (2.40%) Lead Developer
16 115 (2.38%) Product Owner
17 113 (2.34%) Senior DevOps
17 113 (2.34%) Tester
18 111 (2.30%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 751 (15.55%) HTML
2 664 (13.75%) React
3 661 (13.69%) CSS
4 541 (11.20%) REST
5 496 (10.27%) .NET
6 458 (9.48%) AngularJS
7 447 (9.26%) Web Services
8 407 (8.43%) Node.js
9 389 (8.06%) RESTful
10 311 (6.44%) Spring
11 278 (5.76%) JSON
12 270 (5.59%) HTML5
13 244 (5.05%) SOAP
14 236 (4.89%) Vue.js
15 229 (4.74%) jQuery
16 201 (4.16%) XML
17 198 (4.10%) Kafka
18 173 (3.58%) Redux
19 152 (3.15%) Hibernate
20 147 (3.04%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 534 (11.06%) User Experience
2 244 (5.05%) Mobile App
3 218 (4.51%) Self-Motivation
4 104 (2.15%) Public Cloud
5 102 (2.11%) Data Structures
6 100 (2.07%) Greenfield Project
7 99 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
8 81 (1.68%) Management Information System
9 72 (1.49%) Cyberattack
10 70 (1.45%) Equities
11 65 (1.35%) Virtual Team
12 62 (1.28%) Algorithms
13 58 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 54 (1.12%) Cloud Native
15 50 (1.04%) iPad
16 48 (0.99%) Legacy Systems
17 46 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
17 46 (0.95%) NHS
18 40 (0.83%) Digital Media
19 39 (0.81%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 907 (18.78%) Linux
2 477 (9.88%) Windows
3 218 (4.51%) Unix
4 214 (4.43%) Android
5 202 (4.18%) Apple iOS
6 136 (2.82%) Windows Server
7 126 (2.61%) CentOS
8 82 (1.70%) Ubuntu
9 61 (1.26%) Windows Server 2016
10 58 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 48 (0.99%) Windows 10
12 28 (0.58%) VMS
13 25 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
14 22 (0.46%) Debian
14 22 (0.46%) Solaris
15 13 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (0.25%) Windows 7
17 10 (0.21%) Windows Server 2019
18 9 (0.19%) Mac OS
19 6 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,274 (67.80%) Agile Software Development
2 1,499 (31.04%) Scrum
3 1,356 (28.08%) DevOps
4 1,091 (22.59%) Test Automation
5 899 (18.62%) Problem-Solving
6 757 (15.68%) SDLC
7 755 (15.63%) Software Engineering
8 596 (12.34%) Continuous Integration
9 593 (12.28%) Microservices
10 566 (11.72%) Mentoring
11 549 (11.37%) BDD
12 537 (11.12%) TDD
13 527 (10.91%) Project Management
14 494 (10.23%) Software Testing
15 448 (9.28%) Full Stack Development
16 441 (9.13%) Analytics
17 398 (8.24%) User Stories
18 380 (7.87%) Kanban
19 361 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
20 360 (7.45%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 1,184 (24.52%) Java
2 1,122 (23.23%) JavaScript
3 1,073 (22.22%) SQL
4 972 (20.13%) Python
5 621 (12.86%) C#
6 346 (7.17%) PHP
7 319 (6.61%) TypeScript
8 303 (6.27%) PowerShell
9 211 (4.37%) Bash Shell
9 211 (4.37%) C++
10 185 (3.83%) C
11 130 (2.69%) Java 8
12 119 (2.46%) ES6
13 94 (1.95%) Kotlin
14 84 (1.74%) PHP 7
15 79 (1.64%) PL/SQL
15 79 (1.64%) Shell Script
16 76 (1.57%) Ruby
17 69 (1.43%) Apple Swift
18 67 (1.39%) Go
Qualifications
1 553 (11.45%) Degree
2 256 (5.30%) Security Cleared
3 206 (4.27%) SC Cleared
4 156 (3.23%) ISTQB
5 144 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
6 70 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 61 (1.26%) ISEB
8 48 (0.99%) Master's Degree
8 48 (0.99%) PMI Certification
9 38 (0.79%) GIAC
9 38 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 34 (0.70%) DV Cleared
11 26 (0.54%) AWS Certification
11 26 (0.54%) RHCE
12 22 (0.46%) APMP
12 22 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
13 20 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 18 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
15 15 (0.31%) CCNA
15 15 (0.31%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 702 (14.54%) QA
2 103 (2.13%) Accessibility
3 95 (1.97%) PMO
4 68 (1.41%) GDPR
5 44 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 39 (0.81%) SLA
7 36 (0.75%) Data Quality
8 15 (0.31%) PCI DSS
9 14 (0.29%) NIST
10 12 (0.25%) WCAG
11 9 (0.19%) ISO 20022
12 8 (0.17%) ISO 13485
13 7 (0.14%) IEC 62304
13 7 (0.14%) PMBOK
13 7 (0.14%) SOC 2
14 6 (0.12%) GRC
14 6 (0.12%) ISO 15022
15 5 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
15 5 (0.10%) Def Stans
15 5 (0.10%) NCSC
System Software
1 886 (18.35%) Docker
2 182 (3.77%) Active Directory
3 129 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 72 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
5 37 (0.77%) Firmware
6 22 (0.46%) Hyper-V
6 22 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
7 21 (0.43%) vSphere
8 20 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 15 (0.31%) iptables
9 15 (0.31%) VirtualBox
10 14 (0.29%) LXC
11 8 (0.17%) Apache Flume
11 8 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
12 7 (0.14%) Ceph
13 4 (0.083%) Varnish
13 4 (0.083%) Xen
14 3 (0.062%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.041%) Postfix
16 1 (0.021%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 625 (12.94%) Kubernetes
2 493 (10.21%) Ansible
3 351 (7.27%) Terraform
4 155 (3.21%) Puppet
5 81 (1.68%) Grafana
6 54 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
7 53 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
8 50 (1.04%) Microsoft Intune
8 50 (1.04%) Prometheus
9 30 (0.62%) Graylog
9 30 (0.62%) Kibana
10 28 (0.58%) Opsgenie
11 26 (0.54%) Graphite
12 24 (0.50%) HP ALM
13 20 (0.41%) SCCM
14 19 (0.39%) Packer
15 18 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
16 15 (0.31%) Nagios
17 13 (0.27%) Istio
18 12 (0.25%) Bugsnag
Vendors
1 643 (13.32%) Microsoft
2 359 (7.43%) Atlassian
3 345 (7.14%) Oracle
4 260 (5.38%) Google
5 161 (3.33%) VMware
6 138 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
7 134 (2.77%) SAP
8 127 (2.63%) Red Hat
9 98 (2.03%) ServiceNow
10 91 (1.88%) Splunk
11 75 (1.55%) HP
12 67 (1.39%) IBM
13 57 (1.18%) Zend
14 42 (0.87%) Adobe
15 40 (0.83%) New Relic
16 37 (0.77%) Sitecore
17 34 (0.70%) Sony
18 31 (0.64%) Sybase
19 30 (0.62%) Apple
19 30 (0.62%) hybris