Getting issue rank via JQL and SQL

If I run a JQL query to bring back the Rank of an issue, I am getting a different value to the value obtained by running an SQL query directly on the database meaning issues in my spreadsheet appear in a different order to how they appear in JIRA. Am I missing a join somewhere?

For example, in JQL the rank for issue XXX-650 is 4597.

If I query the database directly with the following SQL query, I get 5660.

  public.jiraissue.pkey = 'XXX-650' AND 
  public."AO_60DB71_ISSUERANKING"."ISSUE_ID" =

Is the ID of the ISSUERANKING table the Rank value used by JIRA? From other answers, I think so. In the database, if I look for the issue with the Rank 4597, it is a completely different issue (of course).

Any guidance would be much appreciated.

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Hi Chris,

In the latest versions of Jira Agile Rank became a custom field.

So you might need to take a look at the custom fields tables in your database.

Just an idea.

Best regards,


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