Need advice about which tool to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

Jira

48.5K
37.1K
+ 1
1.2K
Zephyr

43
84
+ 1
1
Add tool
Decisions about Jira and Zephyr
Jakub Olan
Node.js Software Engineer · | 4 upvotes · 193.7K views

YouTrack feels much more lightweight than Jira and additionally have all of features that Jira have, of course lacks at some analytics features, but it's more powerful at permission management and agile workflow. Additionally YouTrack have awesome integration with other JetBrains products such as incoming JetBrains Space and all other IDEs such as GoLand.

See more
Get Advice from developers at your company using Private StackShare. Sign up for Private StackShare.
Learn More
Pros of Jira
Pros of Zephyr
  • 306
    Powerful
  • 253
    Flexible
  • 148
    Easy separation of projects
  • 113
    Run in the cloud
  • 105
    Code integration
  • 57
    Easy to use
  • 51
    Run on your own
  • 38
    Easy Workflow Configuration
  • 38
    Great customization
  • 26
    REST API
  • 11
    Great Agile Management tool
  • 7
    Integrates with virtually everything
  • 6
    Confluence
  • 3
    Sentry Issues Integration
  • 2
    Complicated
  • 1
    Good integration with JIra

Sign up to add or upvote prosMake informed product decisions

Cons of Jira
Cons of Zephyr
  • 8
    Rather expensive
  • 5
    Large memory requirement
  • 2
    Slow
  • 1
    Cloud or Datacenter only
  • 1
    Slow UI

Sign up to add or upvote consMake informed product decisions

What is Jira?

Jira's secret sauce is the way it simplifies the complexities of software development into manageable units of work. Jira comes out-of-the-box with everything agile teams need to ship value to customers faster.

What is Zephyr?

Manage all aspects of software quality; integrate with JIRA and various test tools, foster collaboration and gain real-time visibility.

Need advice about which tool to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

What companies use Jira?
What companies use Zephyr?
See which teams inside your own company are using Jira or Zephyr.
Sign up for Private StackShareLearn More

Sign up to get full access to all the companiesMake informed product decisions

What tools integrate with Jira?
What tools integrate with Zephyr?

Sign up to get full access to all the tool integrationsMake informed product decisions

Blog Posts

What are some alternatives to Jira and Zephyr?
Trello
Trello is a collaboration tool that organizes your projects into boards. In one glance, Trello tells you what's being worked on, who's working on what, and where something is in a process.
Asana
Asana is the easiest way for teams to track their work. From tasks and projects to conversations and dashboards, Asana enables teams to move work from start to finish--and get results. Available at asana.com and on iOS & Android.
Confluence
Capture the knowledge that's too often lost in email inboxes and shared network drives in Confluence instead – where it's easy to find, use, and update.
Redmine
Redmine is a flexible project management web application. Written using the Ruby on Rails framework, it is cross-platform and cross-database.
Bugzilla
Bugzilla is a "Defect Tracking System" or "Bug-Tracking System". Defect Tracking Systems allow individual or groups of developers to keep track of outstanding bugs in their product effectively. Most commercial defect-tracking software vendors charge enormous licensing fees. Despite being "free", Bugzilla has many features its expensive counterparts lack.
See all alternatives