Skills for Jira

for Jira Cloud, Jira Data Center 8.0.0 - 9.16.1 and more
  • Supported
  • Jira Service Management
  • Jira

Keep track of skills and competencies in Jira. Quickly find the right experts. Monitor skill-related risks and bottlenecks

Who is the best person for the job?

Ensure that your tasks and support tickets are handled safely by experts. Add skill requirements and see all qualified team members right on the issue screen. Restrict transitions to experts-only in sensitive workflows

What should I work on next?

Let your team fetch their next most important task on demand and focus on what they do best. Automation maintains priorities and optimizes delivery, while keeping your process simple, efficient and transparent.

Is our delivery on track?

Delivery Analysis helps you monitor how work is progressing. It measures how your pipeline has performed until now and how it's going to perform going forward, anticipating issues like bottlenecks, idle time and delays.

More details

Keep track of your skill/knowledge assets in Jira and get:

  • Knowledge visibility
    • View team members qualified for a task
    • Find users by expertise
    • Identify users will skill gaps
    • Automate skill and expert management via API
    • Customize the skill tree at global, project, or field level
  • Self-service assignments
    • Get the next best task that matches your skill set with 1 click
    • Define work queues with fine-grained control over task distribution with JQL, priorities, skill requirements and dependency links
    • Control work in progress and transparency
  • Delivery Analysis
    • Monitor delivery metrics across work queues
    • Forecast delivery performance and issues like bottlenecks, blockers and idle time
    • View past and future assignments on a timeline
  • Risk Analysis
    • Learn which people are bottlenecks for the project
    • Know which issues are at risk due to scarce skills
    • Quantify skill demand and see how it matches with supply
    • Inform risk management decisions as to training, knowledge transfer or documentation

Privacy and security

Privacy policy

Atlassian's privacy policy is not applicable to the use of this app. Please refer to the privacy policy provided by this app's partner.

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Integration Details

Skills for Jira integrates with your Atlassian product. This remote service can:

  • Take Jira administration actions (e.g. create projects and custom fields, view workflows, manage issue link types).
  • View user information in Jira that the user has access to, including usernames, email addresses, and avatars.
  • Read Jira project and issue data, search for issues, and objects associated with issues like attachments and worklogs.
  • Read and write to app storage service


Expert Finder is a skill discoverability tool that allows anyone in your organization to easily find the colleagues they need based on the required combination of skills and knowledge.