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Sum of Estimated time on Epics

I have not broken up the project into sprints, I just want a sum of the estimated time I have entered for each story, preferably by Epic. No work has been logged yet, just want an idea of the time estimated for the entire project.

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I think the plugin "Epic Sum Up" is exactly what you need!


thanks for your plugin and I see it. But I need sum of Original Estimate in order to use it with BigPicture Gantt Plugin. Do you have any solution in order to copy the aggregated time to Original Estimate field s of Epics?


There's a free plugin called SumUp which shows you the total days for any filter results.

So you can just search for "project = [project name]" and the totals for each column in your filter results will show up at the bottom.

Even if you have more than 100 results, say you have 500 tasks in your project, the total for the 500 tasks will show at the bottom of the screen. Below is an example for one of my projects, showing originial estimate, remaining estimate and time spent:sumup example

It's not free anymore:


In RapidBoard I see the totals per epic, still would be nice to see grand totals, but a spreadsheet worked for now.

I need a help please!
i need a generic groovy script for Total!! estimate on an epic in JIRA, including childes (issues & sub tusk)

i know there is an add-one but ineed only a working groovy script.

thx smile

First of all, what if you don't need to deal with manual work logging anymore!?

Check out the Quantify time spent addon. And yes, it can sum up tickets in epics including sub-tasks.

You can see that in Backlog view when you open Epic:

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It's sth I also need. Is this the sum up of all stories inside epic or just epic estimation itself?

It is the sum-up of all stories inside epic

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@Igors Veliks i think that's only the epic itself

@Igors Veliks I see, it does sum up tasks in the backlog, but not including sub-tasks...

Right, it does no take sub-tasks into account

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@Igors Veliks Is that custom code? Or does the project have to be of a certain type? I don't see those estimate totals in my Epics backlog.

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@Ben Upham no, this is not custom code. You might just need to enable estimations in settings.

Worth to mention, that I'm using Cloud version.

I think that may be for Scrum boards only. We're using Kanban...thanks for the reply.

Hi Randy,

You can use Agile Docs to sum up the total estimated time of each Epic in your project.

Opens up right inside your project dashboard.

time-tracking-tree.png Or, if you want a zoomed-out view of Epics only, you can uncheck "Expand All Epics”:

time-tracking-collapsed-epics.pngIf you need a more granular way to search for Epics rather than just all unresolved Epics in your Project, you can use your existing Quick Filters to search for them.

Hope that helps!

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