The table below looks at the statistics for Confluence skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Confluence
Rank 186 - 175
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 9 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% - 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.99% - 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 7
Average salary £35,000 - £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-8.04% -8.42%
Confluence
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
908 712 797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.81% 19.05% 21.32%
Number of salaries quoted 773 612 736
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Confluence
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Confluence across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Confluence Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Confluence
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Confluence across the Manchester region.

Confluence Salary Trend in Manchester

Confluence
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Confluence across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Confluence Salary Histogram in Manchester

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Confluence also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Confluence.

1 28 (100.00%) JIRA
2 17 (60.71%) Web Services
2 17 (60.71%) Linux
2 17 (60.71%) Mercurial
3 16 (57.14%) Java
4 15 (53.57%) Atlassian
5 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (46.43%) Windows
7 12 (42.86%) Eclipse
7 12 (42.86%) Red Hat
7 12 (42.86%) Scrum
7 12 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (39.29%) Configuration Management
8 11 (39.29%) Oracle
9 10 (35.71%) CSS
9 10 (35.71%) HTML
9 10 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
9 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
9 10 (35.71%) QA
10 9 (32.14%) Java EE
10 9 (32.14%) JSON
10 9 (32.14%) AMQP
10 9 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (32.14%) JMS
10 9 (32.14%) JUnit
10 9 (32.14%) MySQL
10 9 (32.14%) EJB
10 9 (32.14%) Gradle
11 7 (25.00%) Bitbucket

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Confluence also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Confluence. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
1 3 (10.71%) JBoss
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.57%) FileNet
3 1 (3.57%) LiveCycle
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.29%) Route 53
2 4 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) AMQP
2 2 (7.14%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (7.14%) OpenVPN
2 2 (7.14%) VoIP
2 2 (7.14%) VPN
2 2 (7.14%) PPTP
2 2 (7.14%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (32.14%) MySQL
3 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (7.14%) Big Data
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (100.00%) JIRA
2 17 (60.71%) Mercurial
3 12 (42.86%) Eclipse
4 9 (32.14%) JUnit
4 9 (32.14%) Gradle
5 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 7 (25.00%) Bitbucket
6 4 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (10.71%) Selenium
8 2 (7.14%) PHPUnit
9 1 (3.57%) Subversion
9 1 (3.57%) Maven
General
1 7 (25.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Java Developer
3 7 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 7 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Junior C# .NET Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Junior
4 5 (17.86%) Junior .NET Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Junior C# Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Junior Developer
5 4 (14.29%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (7.14%) IT Support
6 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (60.71%) Web Services
2 10 (35.71%) CSS
2 10 (35.71%) HTML
3 9 (32.14%) EJB
3 9 (32.14%) Java EE
3 9 (32.14%) JSON
3 9 (32.14%) JMS
4 7 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 7 (25.00%) WCF
4 7 (25.00%) jQuery
4 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
4 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (25.00%) .NET
5 5 (17.86%) J2EE
6 4 (14.29%) XML
7 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 2 (7.14%) LAMP
7 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
7 2 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Open Source
2 2 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Linux
2 13 (46.43%) Windows
3 12 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (21.43%) CentOS
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.14%) UNIX
5 2 (7.14%) Fedora
5 2 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) Scrum
3 11 (39.29%) Configuration Management
4 7 (25.00%) MVC
4 7 (25.00%) Web Design
5 6 (21.43%) High Availability
6 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
7 3 (10.71%) DevOps
8 2 (7.14%) Analytics
8 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
9 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.57%) TDD
9 1 (3.57%) Pair Programming
9 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) Java
2 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.00%) C#
3 6 (21.43%) SQL
3 6 (21.43%) C
4 3 (10.71%) Scala
5 2 (7.14%) C++
5 2 (7.14%) PHP
6 1 (3.57%) Clojure
6 1 (3.57%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) QA
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Atlassian
2 12 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 11 (39.29%) Oracle
4 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.29%) Perforce
6 2 (7.14%) Rackspace
6 2 (7.14%) SaltStack
6 2 (7.14%) HP
7 1 (3.57%) Twitter
7 1 (3.57%) Adobe
7 1 (3.57%) IBM