Period
to 20 October 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Atlassian JIRA
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 83 86 91
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5 +49
Permanent jobs citing JIRA 1,045 215 254
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 3.78% 3.42% 3.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.59% 15.97% 16.70%
Number of salaries quoted 811 171 182
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £44,125 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.84% -7.27% +10.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £69,688
90th Percentile £90,000 £72,500 £81,125
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,317
% change year-on-year - +3.16% +6.63%

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 WFH option and a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 5,940 1,346 1,521
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 21.49% 21.43% 19.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4,603 1,218 1,371
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £44,000 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £52,500 £53,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% -1.87% +4.80%
75th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £70,375
90th Percentile £87,500 £76,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

JIRA
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing JIRA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

JIRA trend for jobs with a WFH option

JIRA
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing JIRA.

JIRA salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

JIRA
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing JIRA over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

JIRA salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, JIRA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for JIRA.

1 737 (70.53%) Agile Software Development
2 413 (39.52%) Confluence
3 314 (30.05%) Scrum
3 314 (30.05%) Social Skills
4 304 (29.09%) DevOps
5 276 (26.41%) Azure
6 249 (23.83%) Finance
7 228 (21.82%) Git (software)
8 227 (21.72%) SQL
9 220 (21.05%) Java
10 217 (20.77%) AWS
11 202 (19.33%) JavaScript
12 198 (18.95%) Test Automation
13 179 (17.13%) Microservices
14 171 (16.36%) Python
15 168 (16.08%) Problem-Solving
16 163 (15.60%) Microsoft
17 161 (15.41%) QA
18 155 (14.83%) C#
19 151 (14.45%) Software Engineering
19 151 (14.45%) Jenkins
19 151 (14.45%) Full Stack Development
20 147 (14.07%) Linux
21 145 (13.88%) Stakeholder Management
21 145 (13.88%) Project Management
22 140 (13.40%) Mentoring
22 140 (13.40%) SaaS
23 135 (12.92%) HTML
24 134 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
25 127 (12.15%) CSS

JIRA
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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
1 413 (39.52%) Confluence
2 62 (5.93%) CMS
3 44 (4.21%) SharePoint
4 27 (2.58%) IIS
5 26 (2.49%) Apache
6 19 (1.82%) Drupal
7 16 (1.53%) WordPress
8 15 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
9 14 (1.34%) Umbraco
10 13 (1.24%) nginx
11 12 (1.15%) Tomcat
12 8 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (0.77%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.38%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.38%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.38%) Hyperledger
13 4 (0.38%) SAS
14 3 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
15 2 (0.19%) JBoss
15 2 (0.19%) Mule
Applications
1 38 (3.64%) Microsoft Project
2 36 (3.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (3.06%) Microsoft Office
4 27 (2.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (1.63%) MS Visio
6 11 (1.05%) Sketch
7 7 (0.67%) Chatbot
8 6 (0.57%) InVision
8 6 (0.57%) Marvel
8 6 (0.57%) UserZoom
9 4 (0.38%) SPSS
10 3 (0.29%) Adobe XD
11 2 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.19%) Figma
11 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.096%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.096%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 34 (3.25%) Shopify
2 33 (3.16%) Payment Gateway
3 21 (2.01%) Magento
4 11 (1.05%) Sage 200
5 6 (0.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 5 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
8 3 (0.29%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
9 2 (0.19%) nopCommerce
10 1 (0.096%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.096%) Maximo
10 1 (0.096%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.096%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 276 (26.41%) Azure
2 217 (20.77%) AWS
3 140 (13.40%) SaaS
4 75 (7.18%) GitHub
5 69 (6.60%) GCP
6 63 (6.03%) Serverless
7 51 (4.88%) Microsoft 365
8 46 (4.40%) PaaS
9 40 (3.83%) Slack
10 39 (3.73%) Amazon EC2
11 29 (2.78%) AWS Lambda
12 28 (2.68%) IaaS
13 25 (2.39%) Amazon S3
14 20 (1.91%) Trello
15 19 (1.82%) BrowserStack
16 18 (1.72%) Power Platform
17 17 (1.63%) AWS CloudFormation
18 14 (1.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 13 (1.24%) Amazon Cognito
19 13 (1.24%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.54%) DNS
2 30 (2.87%) SSL
3 26 (2.49%) HTTP
3 26 (2.49%) VPN
4 21 (2.01%) DHCP
5 20 (1.91%) TCP/IP
5 20 (1.91%) VLAN
6 17 (1.63%) Internet
7 16 (1.53%) Firewall
8 13 (1.24%) VoIP
9 12 (1.15%) IPsec
10 11 (1.05%) Broadband
11 8 (0.77%) FTP
12 5 (0.48%) Wireless
13 3 (0.29%) Telnet
13 3 (0.29%) Wireshark
14 2 (0.19%) ASN.1
14 2 (0.19%) BIG-IP
14 2 (0.19%) LAN
14 2 (0.19%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (9.86%) SQL Server
2 65 (6.22%) MySQL
3 45 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
4 43 (4.11%) NoSQL
5 34 (3.25%) Relational Database
6 33 (3.16%) Blockchain
7 32 (3.06%) Big Data
8 31 (2.97%) MongoDB
9 26 (2.49%) MariaDB
10 21 (2.01%) Amazon RDS
10 21 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (1.91%) Data Lake
12 16 (1.53%) Power BI
13 14 (1.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 14 (1.34%) JasperReports
14 13 (1.24%) BigQuery
15 11 (1.05%) Amazon Redshift
16 8 (0.77%) MarkLogic
16 8 (0.77%) Metadata
17 7 (0.67%) Looker
Development Applications
1 228 (21.82%) Git (software)
2 151 (14.45%) Jenkins
3 110 (10.53%) Bitbucket
4 96 (9.19%) Selenium
5 55 (5.26%) Cucumber
6 50 (4.78%) Visual Studio
7 39 (3.73%) Postman
8 38 (3.64%) GitLab
9 33 (3.16%) Maven
10 32 (3.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 32 (3.06%) Cypress.io
11 31 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
12 28 (2.68%) Axure RP
13 26 (2.49%) JMeter
14 25 (2.39%) SonarQube
14 25 (2.39%) TeamCity
14 25 (2.39%) WebDriver
15 23 (2.20%) Gradle
16 21 (2.01%) JUnit
16 21 (2.01%) TestRail
General
1 314 (30.05%) Social Skills
2 249 (23.83%) Finance
3 92 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
4 86 (8.23%) Banking
4 86 (8.23%) Retail
5 75 (7.18%) Marketing
6 63 (6.03%) Public Sector
7 36 (3.44%) Legal
7 36 (3.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 35 (3.35%) Presentation Skills
9 33 (3.16%) Electronics
10 31 (2.97%) Telecoms
11 29 (2.78%) Manufacturing
12 22 (2.11%) Games
12 22 (2.11%) Investment Banking
12 22 (2.11%) Law
12 22 (2.11%) Organisational Skills
13 19 (1.82%) Advertising
14 16 (1.53%) Back Office
15 15 (1.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 266 (25.45%) Developer
2 140 (13.40%) Analyst
3 97 (9.28%) Project Manager
4 90 (8.61%) Business Analyst
5 59 (5.65%) Senior Developer
6 55 (5.26%) Software Engineer
7 47 (4.50%) Java Developer
8 46 (4.40%) DevOps Engineer
9 44 (4.21%) Digital Project Manager
10 43 (4.11%) QA Engineer
11 42 (4.02%) Test Engineer
12 41 (3.92%) .NET Developer
13 39 (3.73%) Delivery Manager
14 37 (3.54%) Architect
15 36 (3.44%) AWS Engineer
16 33 (3.16%) Automation Engineer
17 32 (3.06%) PHP Developer
17 32 (3.06%) Tester
18 30 (2.87%) E-Commerce Manager
18 30 (2.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (12.92%) HTML
2 127 (12.15%) CSS
3 118 (11.29%) .NET
4 105 (10.05%) React
5 104 (9.95%) Web Services
6 102 (9.76%) REST
7 82 (7.85%) RESTful
8 68 (6.51%) Node.js
9 61 (5.84%) AngularJS
10 57 (5.45%) SOAP
11 53 (5.07%) JSON
12 50 (4.78%) Spring
13 46 (4.40%) HTML5
14 45 (4.31%) .NET Framework
14 45 (4.31%) jQuery
15 43 (4.11%) ASP.NET
16 40 (3.83%) ASP.NET Web API
17 39 (3.73%) XML
18 35 (3.35%) .NET Core
18 35 (3.35%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 90 (8.61%) User Experience
2 72 (6.89%) Self-Motivation
3 39 (3.73%) iPad
4 37 (3.54%) Virtual Team
5 28 (2.68%) PMI
6 27 (2.58%) Mobile App
7 24 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
8 23 (2.20%) Digital Media
8 23 (2.20%) Management Information System
9 22 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (1.82%) Public Cloud
11 13 (1.24%) Clustering
12 12 (1.15%) EPoS
12 12 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 12 (1.15%) Private Cloud
13 11 (1.05%) Fixed Income
14 10 (0.96%) Driving Licence
15 9 (0.86%) CMDB
15 9 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
15 9 (0.86%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 147 (14.07%) Linux
2 90 (8.61%) Windows
3 51 (4.88%) Android
4 47 (4.50%) Windows Server
5 40 (3.83%) Unix
6 27 (2.58%) Apple iOS
7 15 (1.44%) Windows 10
8 13 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (1.05%) Windows Server 2019
10 10 (0.96%) CentOS
11 8 (0.77%) Solaris
12 4 (0.38%) VMS
13 3 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.29%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.19%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2016
15 1 (0.096%) Amazon Linux
15 1 (0.096%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 737 (70.53%) Agile Software Development
2 314 (30.05%) Scrum
3 304 (29.09%) DevOps
4 198 (18.95%) Test Automation
5 179 (17.13%) Microservices
6 168 (16.08%) Problem-Solving
7 151 (14.45%) Full Stack Development
7 151 (14.45%) Software Engineering
8 145 (13.88%) Project Management
8 145 (13.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 140 (13.40%) Mentoring
10 134 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
11 114 (10.91%) BDD
12 103 (9.86%) E-Commerce
13 101 (9.67%) User Stories
14 100 (9.57%) SDLC
14 100 (9.57%) TDD
15 92 (8.80%) Analytics
16 87 (8.33%) Kanban
16 87 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 227 (21.72%) SQL
2 220 (21.05%) Java
3 202 (19.33%) JavaScript
4 171 (16.36%) Python
5 155 (14.83%) C#
6 67 (6.41%) PHP
7 50 (4.78%) TypeScript
8 40 (3.83%) PowerShell
9 29 (2.78%) Bash Shell
10 28 (2.68%) C++
11 27 (2.58%) C
12 26 (2.49%) Kotlin
13 24 (2.30%) Go
13 24 (2.30%) Ruby
14 22 (2.11%) PHP 7
15 18 (1.72%) PL/SQL
16 17 (1.63%) Java 8
16 17 (1.63%) Perl
17 15 (1.44%) PHP 5
18 13 (1.24%) ES6
Qualifications
1 114 (10.91%) Degree
2 34 (3.25%) ISTQB
3 33 (3.16%) PMI Certification
4 30 (2.87%) Security Cleared
5 28 (2.68%) SC Cleared
6 25 (2.39%) Computer Science Degree
7 22 (2.11%) APMP
8 19 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 17 (1.63%) AWS Certification
10 16 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (1.34%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 13 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (1.05%) PMP
14 8 (0.77%) CCSP
14 8 (0.77%) CISA
14 8 (0.77%) CISM
14 8 (0.77%) CISSP
14 8 (0.77%) CLAS
14 8 (0.77%) CREST Certified
14 8 (0.77%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (15.41%) QA
2 18 (1.72%) Accessibility
3 17 (1.63%) GDPR
4 16 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.53%) PMO
5 14 (1.34%) NIST
6 10 (0.96%) GRC
7 9 (0.86%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.77%) ISAE 3402
8 8 (0.77%) ISO 31000
8 8 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 8 (0.77%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.77%) SLA
9 6 (0.57%) IASME
9 6 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 6 (0.57%) WCAG
10 3 (0.29%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.096%) PMBOK
System Software
1 112 (10.72%) Docker
2 50 (4.78%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.05%) vSphere
5 9 (0.86%) iptables
6 8 (0.77%) ISA Server
7 6 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.38%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.38%) LXC
9 3 (0.29%) Firmware
10 1 (0.096%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 90 (8.61%) Kubernetes
2 77 (7.37%) Terraform
3 51 (4.88%) Ansible
4 23 (2.20%) Puppet
5 21 (2.01%) Microsoft Intune
6 16 (1.53%) Grafana
6 16 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (1.15%) Prometheus
8 9 (0.86%) Failover Clustering
9 8 (0.77%) ITRS Geneos
9 8 (0.77%) Nessus
9 8 (0.77%) Trend Micro Deep Security
10 7 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (0.57%) CASB
12 4 (0.38%) BMC PATROL
12 4 (0.38%) HP ALM
13 3 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
13 3 (0.29%) Istio
13 3 (0.29%) Knative
13 3 (0.29%) Packer
Vendors
1 163 (15.60%) Microsoft
2 85 (8.13%) Atlassian
3 81 (7.75%) Google
4 74 (7.08%) Oracle
5 40 (3.83%) Salesforce.com
6 37 (3.54%) ServiceNow
7 34 (3.25%) Elastic Path
8 32 (3.06%) SAP
9 22 (2.11%) Zend
10 20 (1.91%) Sitecore
10 20 (1.91%) Splunk
11 15 (1.44%) Palo Alto
11 15 (1.44%) VMware
12 13 (1.24%) hybris
12 13 (1.24%) JDA
12 13 (1.24%) MuleSoft
12 13 (1.24%) Sage
13 11 (1.05%) F5
13 11 (1.05%) Sophos
14 10 (0.96%) Red Hat