Period
to 15 February 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 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 88 110
Rank change year-on-year +15 +22 +45
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 6,007 6,067 4,951
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.96% 3.45% 2.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.95% 16.83% 14.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4,402 4,782 4,226
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 30,104 36,043 33,280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.86% 20.51% 18.94%
Number of salaries quoted 23,998 29,586 28,331
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 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 +14 5,619 £52,133 +4.27% 1,081
UK excluding London +17 3,375 £47,500 +5.56% 750
London +11 2,525 £60,000 - 397
South East +33 1,129 £48,500 +2.11% 185
North of England +28 843 £45,000 +5.88% 204
North West +35 495 £46,500 +9.41% 95
East of England +30 385 £47,500 -5.00% 68
South West -31 360 £47,500 -5.00% 102
Midlands -19 358 £45,000 +12.50% 125
Yorkshire +22 304 £45,000 +5.88% 98
Scotland +11 206 £45,000 -6.25% 30
East Midlands +13 189 £45,000 +2.27% 51
West Midlands -47 168 £40,000 +14.29% 72
Wales +16 67 £47,500 +18.75% 26
North East +25 44 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Northern Ireland +4 25 £30,000 -25.00% 9
Channel Islands - 4 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 15 February 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 4,181 (69.60%) Agile Software Development
2 2,025 (33.71%) Confluence
3 1,794 (29.87%) Java
4 1,751 (29.15%) Scrum
5 1,682 (28.00%) Git (software)
6 1,566 (26.07%) Test Automation
7 1,483 (24.69%) SQL
8 1,445 (24.06%) Jenkins
9 1,322 (22.01%) JavaScript
10 1,314 (21.87%) DevOps
11 1,234 (20.54%) Finance
12 1,200 (19.98%) Linux
13 1,092 (18.18%) QA
14 1,071 (17.83%) Amazon AWS
15 1,057 (17.60%) C#
16 1,055 (17.56%) Python
17 1,047 (17.43%) Selenium
18 1,035 (17.23%) TDD
19 1,002 (16.68%) Continuous Integration
20 927 (15.43%) HTML
21 867 (14.43%) Degree
22 866 (14.42%) Microsoft Azure
23 800 (13.32%) CSS
24 786 (13.08%) Windows
25 750 (12.49%) BDD
26 746 (12.42%) .NET
26 746 (12.42%) SDLC
27 739 (12.30%) Docker
28 700 (11.65%) Project Management
29 690 (11.49%) Software Engineering

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 2,025 (33.71%) Confluence
2 256 (4.26%) Apache
3 155 (2.58%) IIS
4 143 (2.38%) Tomcat
5 142 (2.36%) CMS
6 102 (1.70%) Apache Spark
7 100 (1.66%) SharePoint
8 90 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
9 81 (1.35%) MS Exchange
10 74 (1.23%) WebSphere
11 55 (0.92%) WordPress
12 46 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 41 (0.68%) JBoss
14 40 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
14 40 (0.67%) Drupal
14 40 (0.67%) nginx
15 36 (0.60%) Mule
15 36 (0.60%) WebLogic
16 35 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 32 (0.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 253 (4.21%) Microsoft Office
2 172 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 149 (2.48%) Microsoft Project
4 141 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 130 (2.16%) MS Visio
6 44 (0.73%) Photoshop
7 28 (0.47%) InVision
8 18 (0.30%) HipChat
9 14 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 14 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
10 9 (0.15%) FrameMaker
11 8 (0.13%) Flinto
11 8 (0.13%) Pixate
11 8 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
12 7 (0.12%) Open Workbench
13 5 (0.083%) Acrobat
13 5 (0.083%) GIMP
13 5 (0.083%) Mingle
14 4 (0.067%) 3ds Max
14 4 (0.067%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 43 (0.72%) Magento
2 20 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
3 17 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
5 11 (0.18%) Misys Midas
6 9 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
6 9 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 7 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
9 6 (0.100%) Salerio
9 6 (0.100%) SAP PSCD
9 6 (0.100%) Unica
10 5 (0.083%) R3 Corda
10 5 (0.083%) Remedy ITSM
10 5 (0.083%) SAP FI-CA
10 5 (0.083%) SAP Hybris
11 4 (0.067%) Loan IQ
11 4 (0.067%) SAP BPC
11 4 (0.067%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 1,071 (17.83%) Amazon AWS
2 866 (14.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 363 (6.04%) GitHub
4 301 (5.01%) Google Cloud Platform
5 219 (3.65%) SaaS
6 182 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
7 180 (3.00%) Office 365
8 138 (2.30%) Amazon S3
9 132 (2.20%) AWS CloudFormation
10 127 (2.11%) Slack
11 124 (2.06%) PaaS
12 108 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
13 104 (1.73%) Serverless
14 97 (1.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 97 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
15 94 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
16 78 (1.30%) Trello
17 71 (1.18%) IaaS
17 71 (1.18%) OpenShift
18 64 (1.07%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 154 (2.56%) Firewall
2 103 (1.71%) TCP/IP
3 86 (1.43%) HTTP
4 85 (1.42%) Internet
5 64 (1.07%) DNS
6 51 (0.85%) SAN
7 32 (0.53%) SNMP
8 30 (0.50%) DHCP
8 30 (0.50%) VoIP
8 30 (0.50%) WAN
9 29 (0.48%) VLAN
10 27 (0.45%) LAN
11 26 (0.43%) SSL
11 26 (0.43%) VPN
12 25 (0.42%) WebEx
13 20 (0.33%) Link 16
13 20 (0.33%) Link 22
13 20 (0.33%) Tactical Data Link
13 20 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
14 19 (0.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 591 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 323 (5.38%) MySQL
3 287 (4.78%) NoSQL
4 227 (3.78%) PostgreSQL
5 226 (3.76%) Big Data
6 202 (3.36%) MongoDB
7 164 (2.73%) Relational Database
8 158 (2.63%) Hadoop
9 134 (2.23%) Amazon RDS
10 113 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 110 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 108 (1.80%) Oracle Database
13 95 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
14 78 (1.30%) Power BI
14 78 (1.30%) Redis
15 73 (1.22%) RDBMS
16 68 (1.13%) Amazon Redshift
17 64 (1.07%) Blockchain
18 54 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 52 (0.87%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 1,682 (28.00%) Git (software)
2 1,445 (24.06%) Jenkins
3 1,047 (17.43%) Selenium
4 590 (9.82%) Cucumber
5 528 (8.79%) Bitbucket
6 456 (7.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 453 (7.54%) Subversion
8 377 (6.28%) Maven
9 364 (6.06%) TeamCity
10 356 (5.93%) JUnit
11 338 (5.63%) SoapUI
12 303 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
13 293 (4.88%) JMeter
14 278 (4.63%) WebDriver
15 253 (4.21%) Octopus Deploy
16 232 (3.86%) Visual Studio
17 147 (2.45%) Sonatype Nexus
18 144 (2.40%) Zephyr
19 131 (2.18%) Appium
19 131 (2.18%) HP UFT
General
1 1,234 (20.54%) Finance
2 467 (7.77%) Banking
3 459 (7.64%) Retail
4 257 (4.28%) Marketing
5 125 (2.08%) Games
6 99 (1.65%) Telecoms
7 86 (1.43%) Advertising
8 80 (1.33%) Legal
9 71 (1.18%) Military
10 70 (1.17%) Front Office
11 67 (1.12%) Aerospace
12 63 (1.05%) Manufacturing
13 62 (1.03%) Back Office
14 55 (0.92%) Investment Banking
15 53 (0.88%) Electronics
16 39 (0.65%) Automotive
17 36 (0.60%) Retail Banking
18 35 (0.58%) Law
19 33 (0.55%) Financial Institution
20 25 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,553 (25.85%) Developer
2 786 (13.08%) Analyst
3 365 (6.08%) Test Engineer
4 327 (5.44%) Java Developer
5 317 (5.28%) DevOps Engineer
6 305 (5.08%) Software Engineer
7 301 (5.01%) Project Manager
8 297 (4.94%) Tester
9 290 (4.83%) Test Analyst
10 256 (4.26%) Senior Developer
11 248 (4.13%) Business Analyst
12 238 (3.96%) Architect
13 236 (3.93%) QA Engineer
14 211 (3.51%) .NET Developer
15 195 (3.25%) Scrum Master
16 188 (3.13%) Software Developer
17 181 (3.01%) C# Developer
18 164 (2.73%) Java Engineer
19 162 (2.70%) Consultant
20 160 (2.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 927 (15.43%) HTML
2 800 (13.32%) CSS
3 746 (12.42%) .NET
4 658 (10.95%) Web Services
5 603 (10.04%) AngularJS
6 548 (9.12%) REST
7 499 (8.31%) React
8 480 (7.99%) Spring
9 474 (7.89%) Node.js
10 419 (6.98%) HTML5
11 401 (6.68%) JSON
12 397 (6.61%) RESTful
13 393 (6.54%) SOAP
14 350 (5.83%) XML
15 330 (5.49%) jQuery
16 258 (4.29%) ASP.NET
17 223 (3.71%) CSS3
18 180 (3.00%) Kafka
19 174 (2.90%) .NET Framework
20 171 (2.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 577 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
2 538 (8.96%) User Experience
3 424 (7.06%) Mobile App
4 277 (4.61%) Fintech
5 176 (2.93%) Self-Motivation
6 148 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
7 98 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
8 97 (1.61%) Management Information System
9 85 (1.42%) Private Cloud
10 84 (1.40%) Hedge funds
11 80 (1.33%) Data Centre
12 71 (1.18%) Wiki
13 68 (1.13%) Algorithms
13 68 (1.13%) Virtual Team
14 63 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
15 47 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 43 (0.72%) Public Cloud
17 42 (0.70%) Social Media
18 41 (0.68%) Data Structures
19 40 (0.67%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1,200 (19.98%) Linux
2 786 (13.08%) Windows
3 369 (6.14%) Unix
4 292 (4.86%) Android
5 291 (4.84%) Apple iOS
6 150 (2.50%) Windows Server
7 137 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 120 (2.00%) CentOS
9 89 (1.48%) Ubuntu
10 49 (0.82%) Windows 10
11 42 (0.70%) Mac OS X
12 36 (0.60%) Windows 7
13 35 (0.58%) Mac OS
14 26 (0.43%) CoreOS
15 23 (0.38%) openSUSE
16 22 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
17 21 (0.35%) Windows 8
18 20 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
19 14 (0.23%) Windows XP
20 12 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,181 (69.60%) Agile Software Development
2 1,751 (29.15%) Scrum
3 1,566 (26.07%) Test Automation
4 1,314 (21.87%) DevOps
5 1,035 (17.23%) TDD
6 1,002 (16.68%) Continuous Integration
7 750 (12.49%) BDD
8 746 (12.42%) SDLC
9 700 (11.65%) Project Management
10 690 (11.49%) Problem-Solving
10 690 (11.49%) Software Engineering
11 665 (11.07%) Kanban
12 575 (9.57%) Microservices
13 520 (8.66%) Computer Science
13 520 (8.66%) User Stories
14 492 (8.19%) Mentoring
15 439 (7.31%) Waterfall
16 383 (6.38%) E-Commerce
17 382 (6.36%) Continuous Delivery
18 378 (6.29%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,794 (29.87%) Java
2 1,483 (24.69%) SQL
3 1,322 (22.01%) JavaScript
4 1,057 (17.60%) C#
5 1,055 (17.56%) Python
6 398 (6.63%) C++
7 349 (5.81%) PHP
8 318 (5.29%) PowerShell
9 300 (4.99%) Bash Shell
10 277 (4.61%) C
11 219 (3.65%) Java 8
12 201 (3.35%) Ruby
13 197 (3.28%) Perl
14 169 (2.81%) PL/SQL
15 147 (2.45%) T-SQL
16 131 (2.18%) TypeScript
17 115 (1.91%) Scala
18 111 (1.85%) ES6
18 111 (1.85%) Shell Script
19 81 (1.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 867 (14.43%) Degree
2 345 (5.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 328 (5.46%) Security Cleared
4 246 (4.10%) ISTQB
5 240 (4.00%) SC Cleared
6 191 (3.18%) ISEB
7 120 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 94 (1.56%) DV Cleared
9 64 (1.07%) Numerate Degree
10 50 (0.83%) PMP
11 45 (0.75%) PMI Certification
12 43 (0.72%) CISSP
12 43 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
13 39 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
14 37 (0.62%) SSCP
15 34 (0.57%) MCSE
16 32 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
17 31 (0.52%) CCNA
18 28 (0.47%) SANS
19 27 (0.45%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,092 (18.18%) QA
2 103 (1.71%) GDPR
3 101 (1.68%) PMO
4 82 (1.37%) Data Quality
5 66 (1.10%) SLA
6 44 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 37 (0.62%) PCI DSS
8 24 (0.40%) WCAG
9 22 (0.37%) PSD2
10 16 (0.27%) ISO 20022
11 11 (0.18%) ISO 8583
11 11 (0.18%) SEPA
12 9 (0.15%) ISO 9001
12 9 (0.15%) MiFID
13 7 (0.12%) Def Stans
14 5 (0.083%) ISO 26262
14 5 (0.083%) PMBOK
15 4 (0.067%) ISO 13485
15 4 (0.067%) Solvency II
16 3 (0.050%) EMIR
System Software
1 739 (12.30%) Docker
2 278 (4.63%) Active Directory
3 131 (2.18%) Virtual Machines
4 99 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 46 (0.77%) vSphere
6 33 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
7 22 (0.37%) VirtualBox
8 19 (0.32%) Hyper-V
8 19 (0.32%) NFS
9 18 (0.30%) VMware NSX
10 17 (0.28%) Samba
11 15 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
12 14 (0.23%) pfSense
12 14 (0.23%) Varnish
13 11 (0.18%) Snort
13 11 (0.18%) Xen
14 10 (0.17%) Apache Flume
15 9 (0.15%) HDFS
16 7 (0.12%) Firmware
17 6 (0.100%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 475 (7.91%) Ansible
2 354 (5.89%) Puppet
3 270 (4.49%) Kubernetes
4 257 (4.28%) Opscode Chef
5 203 (3.38%) Terraform
6 168 (2.80%) HP Quality Center
7 106 (1.76%) HP ALM
8 84 (1.40%) Salt
9 72 (1.20%) Nagios
10 60 (1.00%) Mesos
11 57 (0.95%) Rundeck
12 54 (0.90%) Consul
13 49 (0.82%) SCCM
14 48 (0.80%) Kibana
15 43 (0.72%) Nessus
16 36 (0.60%) Marathon
17 32 (0.53%) Automic
18 30 (0.50%) vCenter Server
19 29 (0.48%) Graphite
20 28 (0.47%) Control-M
Vendors
1 655 (10.90%) Microsoft
2 617 (10.27%) Oracle
3 518 (8.62%) Atlassian
4 354 (5.89%) Google
5 218 (3.63%) Splunk
6 184 (3.06%) HP
7 182 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
8 153 (2.55%) VMware
9 145 (2.41%) Red Hat
10 144 (2.40%) SAP
11 139 (2.31%) New Relic
12 119 (1.98%) WorldPay
13 108 (1.80%) CA Agile Central
14 107 (1.78%) Tableau
15 97 (1.61%) ServiceNow
16 83 (1.38%) Trend Micro
17 78 (1.30%) Adobe
18 77 (1.28%) IBM
19 76 (1.27%) AppDynamics
20 63 (1.05%) MuleSoft