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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 17 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK
6 months to
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 63 73 67
Rank change year-on-year +10 -6 +2
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 8,249 3,610 3,986
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 5.15% 4.03% 4.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.88% 20.22% 21.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3,878 2,751 3,082
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,625 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 36,059 17,856 18,862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.49% 19.91% 19.58%
Number of salaries quoted 15,590 13,555 15,047
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,750 £33,750
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +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 17 May 2022.

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 17 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England +6 6,902 £60,000 +4.35% 628
London +2 3,913 £65,000 - 235
Work from Home +28 3,573 £60,000 - 270
UK excluding London +16 3,160 £52,500 +5.00% 426
South East -15 807 £60,000 +14.29% 88
North of England +37 724 £47,500 +5.56% 111
Midlands +53 619 £50,000 +11.11% 95
North West +16 455 £46,500 +3.33% 70
South West +10 448 £47,500 -5.00% 45
West Midlands +47 409 £50,000 +11.11% 66
East of England -19 267 £50,000 -16.67% 43
Scotland +2 248 £57,500 +15.00% 30
Yorkshire +41 239 £51,740 +14.98% 29
East Midlands +39 207 £50,000 +11.11% 29
Wales -14 63 £55,000 +29.41% 12
North East -12 30 £40,000 - 12
Northern Ireland -13 14 £55,000 +23.60% 3

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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 5,699 (69.09%) Agile
2 2,958 (35.86%) Confluence
3 2,580 (31.28%) Git (software)
4 2,508 (30.40%) Social Skills
5 2,435 (29.52%) JavaScript
6 2,415 (29.28%) DevOps
7 2,246 (27.23%) AWS
8 2,236 (27.11%) Finance
9 2,149 (26.05%) Scrum
10 1,984 (24.05%) CI/CD
11 1,947 (23.60%) SQL
12 1,899 (23.02%) Java
13 1,869 (22.66%) Python
14 1,836 (22.26%) Test Automation
15 1,790 (21.70%) Azure
16 1,581 (19.17%) Docker
17 1,536 (18.62%) Software Engineering
18 1,533 (18.58%) HTML
19 1,531 (18.56%) CSS
20 1,480 (17.94%) Jenkins
21 1,386 (16.80%) Problem-Solving
22 1,326 (16.07%) React
23 1,282 (15.54%) Degree
24 1,259 (15.26%) Kubernetes
25 1,252 (15.18%) QA
26 1,184 (14.35%) Linux
27 1,115 (13.52%) Mentoring
28 1,104 (13.38%) User Stories
29 1,103 (13.37%) Microservices
30 1,091 (13.23%) User Experience

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 2,958 (35.86%) Confluence
2 282 (3.42%) Apache Spark
3 271 (3.29%) Elasticsearch
4 228 (2.76%) Apache
5 212 (2.57%) CMS
6 197 (2.39%) SharePoint
7 96 (1.16%) WordPress
8 93 (1.13%) Tomcat
9 59 (0.72%) Apache Airflow
10 55 (0.67%) IIS
11 45 (0.55%) Jupyter
12 38 (0.46%) nginx
13 34 (0.41%) JBoss
14 32 (0.39%) Strapi
15 29 (0.35%) WebSphere
16 28 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
17 24 (0.29%) Drupal
17 24 (0.29%) WebLogic
18 21 (0.25%) Headless CMS
19 20 (0.24%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 284 (3.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 253 (3.07%) Microsoft Office
3 184 (2.23%) MS Visio
4 180 (2.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 154 (1.87%) Sketch
6 124 (1.50%) Microsoft Project
7 92 (1.12%) InVision
8 73 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 66 (0.80%) Photoshop
10 63 (0.76%) Adobe XD
11 47 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
12 35 (0.42%) Adobe After Effects
13 33 (0.40%) Simulink
14 32 (0.39%) Maya
15 26 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
16 24 (0.29%) InDesign
17 20 (0.24%) Zeplin
18 14 (0.17%) Chatbot
19 9 (0.11%) CATIA
20 7 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 95 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 51 (0.62%) Magento
3 32 (0.39%) Shopify
4 31 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
5 20 (0.24%) NetSuite
6 12 (0.15%) Primavera
6 12 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
7 10 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
7 10 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
7 10 (0.12%) SAP CRM
8 9 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
8 9 (0.11%) SAP APO
9 8 (0.097%) Line 50
9 8 (0.097%) Oracle EBS
9 8 (0.097%) Oracle EBS R12
9 8 (0.097%) Oracle General Ledger
9 8 (0.097%) Oracle Payables
9 8 (0.097%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 8 (0.097%) Oracle Receivables
9 8 (0.097%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2,246 (27.23%) AWS
2 1,790 (21.70%) Azure
3 919 (11.14%) GitHub
4 820 (9.94%) GCP
5 758 (9.19%) Serverless
6 703 (8.52%) SaaS
7 397 (4.81%) AWS Lambda
8 329 (3.99%) OpenShift
9 291 (3.53%) Amazon S3
10 269 (3.26%) Slack
11 227 (2.75%) Amazon EC2
12 209 (2.53%) Power Platform
13 207 (2.51%) Cloud Functions
14 176 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
15 166 (2.01%) npm
16 162 (1.96%) Trello
17 150 (1.82%) Microsoft 365
17 150 (1.82%) PaaS
18 142 (1.72%) Amazon SQS
19 137 (1.66%) Miro
Communications & Networking
1 329 (3.99%) Internet
2 146 (1.77%) HTTP
3 133 (1.61%) DNS
4 109 (1.32%) Firewall
5 84 (1.02%) SSL
6 77 (0.93%) TCP/IP
7 70 (0.85%) DHCP
8 62 (0.75%) Network Security
9 60 (0.73%) VPN
10 54 (0.65%) WAN
11 50 (0.61%) LAN
12 43 (0.52%) Wireshark
13 39 (0.47%) FTP
14 38 (0.46%) tcpdump
15 35 (0.42%) SSH
16 34 (0.41%) IMAP
17 33 (0.40%) BGP
18 32 (0.39%) HTTPS
19 31 (0.38%) OSPF
20 30 (0.36%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 950 (11.52%) MySQL
2 759 (9.20%) PostgreSQL
3 740 (8.97%) SQL Server
4 527 (6.39%) NoSQL
5 438 (5.31%) MongoDB
6 329 (3.99%) Relational Database
7 253 (3.07%) Apache Cassandra
7 253 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
8 230 (2.79%) Big Data
9 199 (2.41%) Flink
10 192 (2.33%) Redis
11 168 (2.04%) Power BI
12 146 (1.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 139 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 138 (1.67%) Tableau
15 123 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
16 85 (1.03%) BigQuery
17 74 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 70 (0.85%) Data Lake
19 68 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2,580 (31.28%) Git (software)
2 1,480 (17.94%) Jenkins
3 591 (7.16%) Selenium
4 562 (6.81%) Bitbucket
5 454 (5.50%) GitLab
6 449 (5.44%) Cucumber
7 408 (4.95%) Maven
8 363 (4.40%) Postman
9 335 (4.06%) Cypress.io
9 335 (4.06%) Subversion
10 242 (2.93%) Gradle
11 209 (2.53%) JUnit
12 206 (2.50%) JMeter
13 199 (2.41%) Ant
14 198 (2.40%) webpack
15 150 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
16 144 (1.75%) SonarQube
17 139 (1.69%) Appium
18 132 (1.60%) SoapUI
19 130 (1.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2,508 (30.40%) Social Skills
2 2,236 (27.11%) Finance
3 981 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
4 601 (7.29%) Banking
5 585 (7.09%) Marketing
6 533 (6.46%) Retail
7 451 (5.47%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 382 (4.63%) Games
9 340 (4.12%) Manufacturing
10 291 (3.53%) Public Sector
11 286 (3.47%) Presentation Skills
12 234 (2.84%) Law
13 231 (2.80%) Organisational Skills
14 227 (2.75%) Legal
15 182 (2.21%) Pharmaceutical
16 181 (2.19%) Telecoms
17 172 (2.09%) Advertising
18 149 (1.81%) Influencing Skills
19 144 (1.75%) Automotive
20 98 (1.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,858 (22.52%) Developer
2 1,059 (12.84%) Analyst
3 706 (8.56%) Software Engineer
4 513 (6.22%) Senior Developer
5 473 (5.73%) Business Analyst
6 339 (4.11%) Project Manager
7 300 (3.64%) Java Engineer
8 296 (3.59%) Test Engineer
9 288 (3.49%) DevOps Engineer
10 270 (3.27%) Product Owner
11 268 (3.25%) Software Developer
12 265 (3.21%) Product Manager
13 257 (3.12%) Scrum Master
14 241 (2.92%) QA Engineer
15 233 (2.82%) Senior Java Engineer
16 220 (2.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 216 (2.62%) Full Stack Developer
18 213 (2.58%) Senior Software Engineer
19 204 (2.47%) Tester
20 194 (2.35%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,533 (18.58%) HTML
2 1,531 (18.56%) CSS
3 1,326 (16.07%) React
4 895 (10.85%) .NET
5 763 (9.25%) Node.js
6 735 (8.91%) REST
7 716 (8.68%) AngularJS
8 686 (8.32%) RESTful
9 556 (6.74%) HTML5
10 517 (6.27%) Vue.js
11 442 (5.36%) Spring
12 403 (4.89%) CSS3
13 397 (4.81%) Web Services
14 385 (4.67%) JSON
15 348 (4.22%) ASP.NET
16 339 (4.11%) Sass
17 292 (3.54%) SOAP
18 280 (3.39%) XML
19 279 (3.38%) Jest
20 268 (3.25%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1,091 (13.23%) User Experience
2 558 (6.76%) Data Structures
3 535 (6.49%) Algorithms
4 484 (5.87%) Mobile App
5 473 (5.73%) Self-Motivation
6 285 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
7 240 (2.91%) Management Information System
8 223 (2.70%) Life Science
9 214 (2.59%) Virtual Team
10 197 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
11 180 (2.18%) Public Cloud
12 162 (1.96%) Cloud Native
13 127 (1.54%) Cyberattack
14 123 (1.49%) NHS
15 100 (1.21%) Sports Betting
16 97 (1.18%) Blockchain
17 95 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
17 95 (1.15%) Social Media
18 88 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 83 (1.01%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1,184 (14.35%) Linux
2 545 (6.61%) Windows
3 524 (6.35%) Unix
4 333 (4.04%) Android
5 286 (3.47%) Apple iOS
6 118 (1.43%) Windows Server
7 95 (1.15%) Ubuntu
8 62 (0.75%) Mac OS
9 38 (0.46%) Debian
10 36 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
11 35 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 30 (0.36%) CentOS
13 27 (0.33%) Windows 10
14 21 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
15 19 (0.23%) FreeRTOS
16 13 (0.16%) Mac OS X
16 13 (0.16%) Windows Server 2016
17 11 (0.13%) VMS
18 10 (0.12%) Alpine Linux
19 8 (0.097%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,699 (69.09%) Agile
2 2,415 (29.28%) DevOps
3 2,149 (26.05%) Scrum
4 1,984 (24.05%) CI/CD
5 1,836 (22.26%) Test Automation
6 1,536 (18.62%) Software Engineering
7 1,386 (16.80%) Problem-Solving
8 1,115 (13.52%) Mentoring
9 1,104 (13.38%) User Stories
10 1,103 (13.37%) Microservices
11 1,078 (13.07%) Project Management
12 1,066 (12.92%) TDD
13 1,016 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
14 898 (10.89%) Analytics
15 890 (10.79%) SDLC
16 889 (10.78%) Kanban
17 879 (10.66%) Full Stack Development
18 856 (10.38%) Software Testing
19 853 (10.34%) Coaching
20 835 (10.12%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 2,435 (29.52%) JavaScript
2 1,947 (23.60%) SQL
3 1,899 (23.02%) Java
4 1,869 (22.66%) Python
5 965 (11.70%) C#
6 776 (9.41%) PHP
7 581 (7.04%) TypeScript
8 518 (6.28%) PowerShell
9 498 (6.04%) C++
10 451 (5.47%) Ruby
11 421 (5.10%) Shell Script
12 410 (4.97%) C
13 338 (4.10%) Bash
14 268 (3.25%) ES6
15 253 (3.07%) Perl
16 236 (2.86%) Objective-C
17 188 (2.28%) Kotlin
18 182 (2.21%) Go
19 113 (1.37%) T-SQL
20 85 (1.03%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1,282 (15.54%) Degree
2 464 (5.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 374 (4.53%) Security Cleared
4 323 (3.92%) ISTQB
5 299 (3.62%) SC Cleared
6 152 (1.84%) ISEB
7 148 (1.79%) Master's Degree
8 124 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 118 (1.43%) PMI Certification
10 80 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
11 67 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
12 55 (0.67%) AWS Certification
13 54 (0.65%) PMP
14 49 (0.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 48 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
16 37 (0.45%) MCSA
17 35 (0.42%) DV Cleared
18 28 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
18 28 (0.34%) CCNP
18 28 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,252 (15.18%) QA
2 448 (5.43%) Accessibility
3 110 (1.33%) Data Quality
4 107 (1.30%) SLA
5 104 (1.26%) PMO
6 74 (0.90%) GDPR
7 67 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 35 (0.42%) NIST
9 33 (0.40%) IEC 62304
10 31 (0.38%) ISO 13485
11 27 (0.33%) HL7
11 27 (0.33%) WAI
12 25 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 24 (0.29%) IASME
14 22 (0.27%) WCAG
15 19 (0.23%) ISO 9001
16 13 (0.16%) ISO 20022
17 11 (0.13%) ISO 26262
18 10 (0.12%) HIPAA
18 10 (0.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 1,581 (19.17%) Docker
2 144 (1.75%) Active Directory
3 75 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 33 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
6 31 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 27 (0.33%) Firmware
8 14 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (0.12%) vSphere
10 9 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (0.061%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 5 (0.061%) GridGain
11 5 (0.061%) HDFS
11 5 (0.061%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 5 (0.061%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.048%) Varnish
13 3 (0.036%) Apache Flume
13 3 (0.036%) Openswan
13 3 (0.036%) Postfix
14 2 (0.024%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1,259 (15.26%) Kubernetes
2 591 (7.16%) Terraform
3 435 (5.27%) Ansible
4 145 (1.76%) Grafana
5 137 (1.66%) Puppet
6 123 (1.49%) Prometheus
7 96 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
8 82 (0.99%) HP ALM
9 79 (0.96%) Kibana
10 63 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
11 58 (0.70%) Istio
12 48 (0.58%) Bugsnag
12 48 (0.58%) Nagios
13 38 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
14 37 (0.45%) SCCM
15 35 (0.42%) Packer
16 30 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
17 29 (0.35%) Opsgenie
17 29 (0.35%) ZABBIX
18 27 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 1,065 (12.91%) Microsoft
2 902 (10.93%) Google
3 590 (7.15%) Atlassian
4 422 (5.12%) Oracle
5 293 (3.55%) Salesforce.com
6 222 (2.69%) SAP
7 207 (2.51%) ServiceNow
8 201 (2.44%) Adobe
9 134 (1.62%) HP
10 110 (1.33%) Apple
11 99 (1.20%) VMware
12 97 (1.18%) New Relic
12 97 (1.18%) Sony
13 93 (1.13%) Splunk
14 77 (0.93%) Cisco
15 68 (0.82%) IBM
16 67 (0.81%) Red Hat
17 64 (0.78%) LexisNexis
18 44 (0.53%) AppDynamics
18 44 (0.53%) Zend