Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 79 91
Rank change year-on-year +16 +12 +32
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 6,059 6,446 6,021
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.28% 3.84% 3.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.36% 19.01% 16.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4,446 4,913 4,544
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% -3.33%

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 27,096 33,916 36,325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.14% 20.22% 20.60%
Number of salaries quoted 21,401 27,443 29,494
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,412 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +0.92% +3.45% +2.35%

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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019. 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 +18 5,682 £55,000 +10.00% 807
UK excluding London +8 3,587 £48,000 +6.67% 578
London +11 2,373 £62,500 +4.17% 284
South East +22 1,264 £53,500 +12.63% 156
North of England +3 760 £43,823 -2.62% 127
South West +15 540 £47,500 +5.56% 97
North West +16 510 £44,000 -2.22% 58
East of England +14 362 £45,000 - 78
Midlands +5 357 £50,000 +17.65% 65
Scotland +24 220 £50,000 +11.11% 40
West Midlands +28 204 £50,000 +17.65% 51
Yorkshire -52 199 £42,500 -5.56% 52
East Midlands -7 147 £47,500 - 14
Wales +16 85 £37,500 -16.67% 13
North East +42 51 £47,500 +5.56% 17
Northern Ireland -20 11 £37,500 -6.25% 2

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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 4,084 (67.40%) Agile Software Development
2 2,048 (33.80%) Scrum
3 2,024 (33.40%) Confluence
4 1,873 (30.91%) Git (software)
5 1,721 (28.40%) Java
6 1,538 (25.38%) Test Automation
7 1,500 (24.76%) SQL
8 1,402 (23.14%) Jenkins
9 1,287 (21.24%) JavaScript
10 1,251 (20.65%) DevOps
11 1,249 (20.61%) Finance
12 1,155 (19.06%) AWS
13 1,082 (17.86%) C#
14 1,065 (17.58%) Continuous Integration
15 1,042 (17.20%) TDD
15 1,042 (17.20%) QA
16 1,023 (16.88%) Linux
17 1,002 (16.54%) Azure
18 985 (16.26%) Selenium
19 940 (15.51%) Python
20 913 (15.07%) BDD
21 911 (15.04%) .NET
22 893 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
23 890 (14.69%) Degree
24 863 (14.24%) Docker
25 826 (13.63%) Software Engineering
26 780 (12.87%) Microsoft
27 770 (12.71%) HTML
27 770 (12.71%) Kanban
28 734 (12.11%) SQL Server

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 2,024 (33.40%) Confluence
2 206 (3.40%) Apache
3 205 (3.38%) SharePoint
4 161 (2.66%) Tomcat
5 153 (2.53%) CMS
6 145 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
7 144 (2.38%) Apache Spark
8 63 (1.04%) IIS
9 62 (1.02%) OpenStack
10 57 (0.94%) WordPress
11 55 (0.91%) Drupal
12 49 (0.81%) WebSphere
13 47 (0.78%) JBoss
14 40 (0.66%) nginx
15 39 (0.64%) SAS
16 37 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
17 33 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
18 31 (0.51%) GeoServer
19 30 (0.50%) Apache Solr
19 30 (0.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 193 (3.19%) Microsoft Office
2 167 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 116 (1.91%) MS Visio
4 113 (1.86%) Microsoft Project
5 76 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 35 (0.58%) Sketch
7 33 (0.54%) Photoshop
8 22 (0.36%) InVision
9 20 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
10 18 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
11 13 (0.21%) Chatbot
11 13 (0.21%) Zeplin
12 11 (0.18%) Figma
12 11 (0.18%) Marvel
13 8 (0.13%) Acrobat
14 7 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 7 (0.12%) Gliffy
15 6 (0.099%) HipChat
15 6 (0.099%) OmniGraffle
16 5 (0.083%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 66 (1.09%) Payment Gateway
2 60 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 39 (0.64%) SAP Hybris
4 37 (0.61%) Magento
5 21 (0.35%) NetSuite
6 20 (0.33%) SAP ERP
7 17 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
8 16 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 16 (0.26%) Teamcenter
9 9 (0.15%) SAP MM
9 9 (0.15%) thinkFolio
10 8 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
11 7 (0.12%) SAP PSCD
12 5 (0.083%) Adobe Campaign
12 5 (0.083%) Dynamics AX
12 5 (0.083%) Fredhopper
12 5 (0.083%) Misys Midas
13 4 (0.066%) CA PPM
13 4 (0.066%) Markit EDM
13 4 (0.066%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1,155 (19.06%) AWS
2 1,002 (16.54%) Azure
3 379 (6.26%) GitHub
4 369 (6.09%) GCP
5 319 (5.26%) SaaS
6 227 (3.75%) Office 365
7 170 (2.81%) Serverless
8 155 (2.56%) Slack
9 121 (2.00%) Trello
10 113 (1.86%) OpenShift
11 105 (1.73%) PaaS
12 104 (1.72%) Power Platform
13 86 (1.42%) BrowserStack
14 82 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
15 81 (1.34%) IaaS
16 70 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
17 69 (1.14%) G Suite
18 62 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
19 60 (0.99%) Amazon S3
20 57 (0.94%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 148 (2.44%) TCP/IP
2 139 (2.29%) DNS
3 135 (2.23%) Firewall
4 78 (1.29%) DHCP
5 77 (1.27%) Internet
6 69 (1.14%) Skype
7 65 (1.07%) HTTP
8 55 (0.91%) VPN
9 54 (0.89%) HTTPS
10 44 (0.73%) NetScaler
10 44 (0.73%) VoIP
11 34 (0.56%) SSH
12 28 (0.46%) FTP
12 28 (0.46%) SMTP
12 28 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
13 27 (0.45%) Intranet
14 24 (0.40%) VLAN
15 20 (0.33%) Wireshark
16 19 (0.31%) LAN
17 18 (0.30%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 734 (12.11%) SQL Server
2 315 (5.20%) MySQL
3 292 (4.82%) PostgreSQL
4 245 (4.04%) Big Data
5 206 (3.40%) Relational Database
6 174 (2.87%) NoSQL
7 164 (2.71%) MongoDB
8 133 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 129 (2.13%) Redis
10 128 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
11 124 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 109 (1.80%) Hadoop
13 99 (1.63%) Power BI
14 74 (1.22%) Apache Hive
14 74 (1.22%) RDBMS
15 73 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 71 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 70 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
18 64 (1.06%) Oracle Database
19 53 (0.87%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1,873 (30.91%) Git (software)
2 1,402 (23.14%) Jenkins
3 985 (16.26%) Selenium
4 680 (11.22%) Cucumber
5 575 (9.49%) Bitbucket
6 401 (6.62%) Maven
7 381 (6.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 346 (5.71%) Subversion
9 334 (5.51%) TeamCity
10 333 (5.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 311 (5.13%) JUnit
12 282 (4.65%) SoapUI
13 275 (4.54%) Visual Studio
14 272 (4.49%) WebDriver
15 268 (4.42%) JMeter
16 191 (3.15%) Octopus Deploy
17 166 (2.74%) Appium
18 164 (2.71%) Visual Studio Team System
19 162 (2.67%) TestRail
20 156 (2.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 1,249 (20.61%) Finance
2 516 (8.52%) Retail
3 340 (5.61%) Banking
4 327 (5.40%) Marketing
5 190 (3.14%) Public Sector
6 149 (2.46%) Manufacturing
7 134 (2.21%) Games
7 134 (2.21%) Telecoms
8 101 (1.67%) Electronics
9 76 (1.25%) Advertising
10 72 (1.19%) Back Office
11 70 (1.16%) Aerospace
12 64 (1.06%) Front Office
13 63 (1.04%) Automotive
14 62 (1.02%) Legal
15 52 (0.86%) Military
16 42 (0.69%) Publishing
17 40 (0.66%) Financial Institution
18 30 (0.50%) Law
19 22 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,676 (27.66%) Developer
2 902 (14.89%) Analyst
3 403 (6.65%) Software Engineer
4 353 (5.83%) Java Developer
5 316 (5.22%) Senior Developer
6 315 (5.20%) Test Analyst
7 298 (4.92%) Business Analyst
8 296 (4.89%) Test Engineer
9 269 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
10 259 (4.27%) Project Manager
11 235 (3.88%) C# Developer
12 234 (3.86%) Consultant
12 234 (3.86%) Tester
13 232 (3.83%) .NET Developer
14 205 (3.38%) Software Developer
15 201 (3.32%) QA Engineer
16 197 (3.25%) Architect
17 144 (2.38%) Junior
18 142 (2.34%) Java Engineer
19 137 (2.26%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 911 (15.04%) .NET
2 770 (12.71%) HTML
3 715 (11.80%) CSS
4 532 (8.78%) React
5 529 (8.73%) AngularJS
6 526 (8.68%) REST
7 525 (8.66%) Spring
8 463 (7.64%) Web Services
9 420 (6.93%) RESTful
10 406 (6.70%) JSON
11 405 (6.68%) Node.js
12 318 (5.25%) XML
13 316 (5.22%) ASP.NET
14 251 (4.14%) Kafka
15 250 (4.13%) SOAP
16 241 (3.98%) .NET Framework
17 230 (3.80%) HTML5
18 212 (3.50%) jQuery
19 194 (3.20%) .NET Core
19 194 (3.20%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 590 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
2 399 (6.59%) User Experience
3 358 (5.91%) Mobile App
4 285 (4.70%) Self-Motivation
5 162 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
6 150 (2.48%) Management Information System
7 146 (2.41%) Virtual Team
8 92 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
9 76 (1.25%) Algorithms
10 75 (1.24%) Public Cloud
11 73 (1.20%) Wiki
12 64 (1.06%) Cloud Native
13 62 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
14 52 (0.86%) Client/Server
15 51 (0.84%) Analytical Mindset
16 46 (0.76%) Data Centre
17 44 (0.73%) iPad
18 41 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 40 (0.66%) Cyber Kill Chain
20 39 (0.64%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1,023 (16.88%) Linux
2 677 (11.17%) Windows
3 372 (6.14%) Unix
4 333 (5.50%) Android
5 312 (5.15%) Apple iOS
6 121 (2.00%) CentOS
7 119 (1.96%) Windows Server
8 96 (1.58%) Windows 10
9 91 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 78 (1.29%) Mac OS
11 77 (1.27%) Ubuntu
12 45 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
13 42 (0.69%) Windows 7
14 25 (0.41%) CoreOS
15 21 (0.35%) Debian
16 20 (0.33%) Fedora
16 20 (0.33%) SUSE
16 20 (0.33%) Windows 8
17 16 (0.26%) Mac OS X
18 13 (0.21%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,084 (67.40%) Agile Software Development
2 2,048 (33.80%) Scrum
3 1,538 (25.38%) Test Automation
4 1,251 (20.65%) DevOps
5 1,065 (17.58%) Continuous Integration
6 1,042 (17.20%) TDD
7 913 (15.07%) BDD
8 893 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
9 826 (13.63%) Software Engineering
10 770 (12.71%) Kanban
11 729 (12.03%) SDLC
12 695 (11.47%) Microservices
13 586 (9.67%) Project Management
14 545 (8.99%) E-Commerce
15 541 (8.93%) Computer Science
16 522 (8.62%) User Stories
17 514 (8.48%) Mentoring
18 441 (7.28%) Continuous Delivery
19 417 (6.88%) OO
20 397 (6.55%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 1,721 (28.40%) Java
2 1,500 (24.76%) SQL
3 1,287 (21.24%) JavaScript
4 1,082 (17.86%) C#
5 940 (15.51%) Python
6 378 (6.24%) PHP
7 360 (5.94%) C
8 316 (5.22%) C++
9 292 (4.82%) Bash Shell
10 270 (4.46%) PowerShell
11 206 (3.40%) T-SQL
12 199 (3.28%) Java 8
13 182 (3.00%) ES6
14 166 (2.74%) Ruby
15 109 (1.80%) Scala
16 105 (1.73%) Perl
17 104 (1.72%) TypeScript
18 103 (1.70%) ES7
19 86 (1.42%) Shell Script
20 84 (1.39%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 890 (14.69%) Degree
2 375 (6.19%) Security Cleared
3 323 (5.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 297 (4.90%) ISTQB
5 210 (3.47%) ISEB
6 151 (2.49%) SC Cleared
7 134 (2.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 121 (2.00%) DV Cleared
9 82 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
10 73 (1.20%) CCNA
11 64 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
12 50 (0.83%) MCSE
13 48 (0.79%) CISSP
13 48 (0.79%) SANS
14 41 (0.68%) SSCP
15 38 (0.63%) CompTIA Security+
15 38 (0.63%) GIAC
15 38 (0.63%) Linux+ Certification
15 38 (0.63%) Network+ Certification
15 38 (0.63%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,042 (17.20%) QA
2 97 (1.60%) SLA
3 92 (1.52%) Data Quality
4 81 (1.34%) PMO
5 44 (0.73%) GDPR
5 44 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 39 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 25 (0.41%) PCI DSS
8 14 (0.23%) NIST
9 11 (0.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 10 (0.17%) ISO 20022
11 9 (0.15%) ISO 9001
12 8 (0.13%) ISO 22301
12 8 (0.13%) ISO 31000
12 8 (0.13%) SEPA
13 7 (0.12%) P3O
13 7 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 7 (0.12%) WCAG
14 6 (0.099%) ISO 8583
14 6 (0.099%) NCSC
System Software
1 863 (14.24%) Docker
2 193 (3.19%) Active Directory
3 122 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 70 (1.16%) Hyper-V
5 56 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
6 47 (0.78%) Apache Flume
7 46 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
7 46 (0.76%) XenApp
8 43 (0.71%) XenDesktop
9 34 (0.56%) Firmware
10 27 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
11 23 (0.38%) vSphere
12 15 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 12 (0.20%) VirtualBox
14 8 (0.13%) GridGain
14 8 (0.13%) KVM
15 7 (0.12%) HDFS
16 6 (0.099%) ISA Server
16 6 (0.099%) Squid
16 6 (0.099%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 451 (7.44%) Kubernetes
2 358 (5.91%) Ansible
3 263 (4.34%) Puppet
4 260 (4.29%) Terraform
5 226 (3.73%) Opscode Chef
6 181 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
7 103 (1.70%) Mesos
8 92 (1.52%) Marathon
9 84 (1.39%) HP ALM
10 77 (1.27%) SCCM
11 69 (1.14%) Consul
12 58 (0.96%) Nagios
12 58 (0.96%) Packer
13 55 (0.91%) Kibana
14 54 (0.89%) Oozie
15 53 (0.87%) SQL Sentry
16 50 (0.83%) Rundeck
17 46 (0.76%) SCOM
18 44 (0.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
18 44 (0.73%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 780 (12.87%) Microsoft
2 541 (8.93%) Atlassian
3 426 (7.03%) Oracle
4 381 (6.29%) Google
5 250 (4.13%) Salesforce.com
6 225 (3.71%) SAP
7 210 (3.47%) Splunk
8 188 (3.10%) HP
9 140 (2.31%) ServiceNow
9 140 (2.31%) VMware
10 111 (1.83%) Red Hat
11 106 (1.75%) Tableau
12 103 (1.70%) Adobe
13 100 (1.65%) Cisco
14 81 (1.34%) hybris
15 75 (1.24%) WorldPay
16 73 (1.20%) IBM
17 58 (0.96%) MuleSoft
18 54 (0.89%) CA Agile Central
19 53 (0.87%) AppDynamics