The table below looks at the statistics for Confluence skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 207 249 227
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -22
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 30 11 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 0.17% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.99% 0.88% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 19
Median salary £52,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £36,200 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +11.80%
Confluence
England

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

Application Platforms Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1002 1255 1412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.11% 19.06% 20.04%
Number of salaries quoted 835 959 1145
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,123
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Confluence
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Confluence as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Confluence Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Confluence
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Confluence Salary Trend in the North West

Confluence
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Confluence across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Confluence Salary Histogram in the North West

Confluence
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +11 16 £49,579 +23.94% 2
Lancashire - 6 £33,750 - 1
Merseyside - 6 £65,000 - 2
Cheshire +30 2 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Confluence
England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT jobs citing Confluence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 57 (100.00%) JIRA
2 41 (71.93%) SQL
3 34 (59.65%) Microsoft
3 34 (59.65%) Project Management
4 33 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (35.09%) MS Office
6 19 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (29.82%) Requirements Analysis
7 17 (29.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (29.82%) BPMN
7 17 (29.82%) Data Modelling
7 17 (29.82%) Windows
7 17 (29.82%) UML
7 17 (29.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 17 (29.82%) Software Delivery
7 17 (29.82%) SDLC
7 17 (29.82%) Presales
8 16 (28.07%) Java
8 16 (28.07%) Finance
9 15 (26.32%) Requirements Management
9 15 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (26.32%) Logical Data Model
9 15 (26.32%) Visualisation
10 14 (24.56%) SCOM
10 14 (24.56%) XenApp
10 14 (24.56%) ITIL V3
10 14 (24.56%) Jenkins
10 14 (24.56%) Infrastructure Management
10 14 (24.56%) SCOrch
10 14 (24.56%) Converged Infrastructure

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (24.56%) IIS
2 11 (19.30%) Tomcat
3 8 (14.04%) JBoss
4 3 (5.26%) nginx
5 2 (3.51%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (3.51%) Mule
5 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (35.09%) MS Office
2 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.26%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.04%) IaaS
1 8 (14.04%) PaaS
2 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (5.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (5.26%) Amazon S3
2 3 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (5.26%) CloudFront
3 1 (1.75%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.56%) SAN
2 3 (5.26%) DSL
3 2 (3.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) MongoDB
1 6 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (7.02%) Big Data
2 4 (7.02%) GIS
3 3 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (5.26%) Redis
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.51%) DB2
4 2 (3.51%) MySQL
5 1 (1.75%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.75%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 57 (100.00%) JIRA
2 17 (29.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 14 (24.56%) Jenkins
4 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
5 8 (14.04%) Eclipse
6 6 (10.53%) Bitbucket
6 6 (10.53%) JMeter
6 6 (10.53%) JUnit
7 5 (8.77%) IntelliJ
7 5 (8.77%) jMock
7 5 (8.77%) Mockito
8 4 (7.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (5.26%) Cucumber
9 3 (5.26%) Gatling
9 3 (5.26%) Selenium
9 3 (5.26%) Vagrant
9 3 (5.26%) WebDriver
10 2 (3.51%) Ant
11 1 (1.75%) FishEye
11 1 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 14 (24.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (38.60%) Analyst
2 19 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 17 (29.82%) Technical Analyst
3 17 (29.82%) Technical Business Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 8 (14.04%) Team Leader
5 7 (12.28%) Citrix Team Leader
5 7 (12.28%) Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Software Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Technical Leader
7 5 (8.77%) Java Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Senior Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Java Software Developer
8 3 (5.26%) PMO Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Java Software Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) REST
1 7 (12.28%) SOAP
2 6 (10.53%) J2EE
3 5 (8.77%) JDBC
4 4 (7.02%) .NET
4 4 (7.02%) CSS
4 4 (7.02%) HTML
4 4 (7.02%) Spring
5 3 (5.26%) ELK Stack
5 3 (5.26%) Hibernate
5 3 (5.26%) Node.js
5 3 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (5.26%) Web Services
6 2 (3.51%) JMS
6 2 (3.51%) MyBatis
6 2 (3.51%) OpenID
6 2 (3.51%) SAML
6 2 (3.51%) XSLT
7 1 (1.75%) EJB
7 1 (1.75%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.32%) Visualisation
2 14 (24.56%) Data Centre
2 14 (24.56%) Wiki
3 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.51%) User Experience
6 1 (1.75%) iPhone
6 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.82%) Windows
2 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.26%) CentOS
3 3 (5.26%) Linux
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.51%) Unix
5 1 (1.75%) Android
5 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (59.65%) Project Management
2 33 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (29.82%) BPMN
4 17 (29.82%) Data Modelling
4 17 (29.82%) Presales
4 17 (29.82%) Requirements Analysis
4 17 (29.82%) SDLC
4 17 (29.82%) Software Delivery
4 17 (29.82%) UML
4 17 (29.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (26.32%) Logical Data Model
5 15 (26.32%) Requirements Management
6 14 (24.56%) Converged Infrastructure
6 14 (24.56%) Infrastructure Management
6 14 (24.56%) ITIL
6 14 (24.56%) ITIL V3
6 14 (24.56%) TOGAF
7 8 (14.04%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 41 (71.93%) SQL
2 16 (28.07%) Java
3 14 (24.56%) PowerShell
4 5 (8.77%) PL/SQL
5 4 (7.02%) C#
5 4 (7.02%) Scala
6 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.26%) Groovy
6 3 (5.26%) PHP
6 3 (5.26%) Python
7 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) Citrix Certification
1 14 (24.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.02%) Degree
3 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 14 (24.56%) Microsoft App-V
1 14 (24.56%) XenApp
2 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (24.56%) EdgeSight
1 14 (24.56%) Nagios
1 14 (24.56%) SCOM
1 14 (24.56%) SCOrch
2 13 (22.81%) SCCM
3 3 (5.26%) Ansible
3 3 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.26%) Packer
3 3 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (59.65%) Microsoft
2 14 (24.56%) Citrix
2 14 (24.56%) HP
3 12 (21.05%) Oracle
4 5 (8.77%) Atlassian
5 3 (5.26%) New Relic
5 3 (5.26%) SaltStack
6 2 (3.51%) Perforce
6 2 (3.51%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.75%) Apple
7 1 (1.75%) Google
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