The table below looks at the statistics for Confluence skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Confluence
Rank 230 211 221
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +10
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 10 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.13% 0.055%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.74% 0.68% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 3
Average salary £36,250 £26,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.42% -21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £39,200 £33,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
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 South West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1346 1026 1280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 22.46% 19.43% 23.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1164 868 1107
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Confluence
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Confluence Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Confluence
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Confluence Salary Trend in the South West

Confluence
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Confluence across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Confluence Salary Histogram in the South West

Confluence
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +2 9 £32,500 +25.00% 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £70,000 -
Confluence
England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 15 (93.75%) JIRA
2 14 (87.50%) SQL
3 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 9 (56.25%) Windows
5 8 (50.00%) Citrix
5 8 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (50.00%) VMware
5 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 7 (43.75%) DevOps
6 7 (43.75%) Puppet
6 7 (43.75%) Hudson
6 7 (43.75%) MediaWiki
6 7 (43.75%) Build Automation
6 7 (43.75%) CentOS
6 7 (43.75%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (43.75%) Network Security
6 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
6 7 (43.75%) ZABBIX
6 7 (43.75%) Postfix
6 7 (43.75%) XenServer
6 7 (43.75%) nginx
6 7 (43.75%) Wiki
6 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (43.75%) Subversion
6 7 (43.75%) Ubuntu
6 7 (43.75%) Samba
6 7 (43.75%) Debian
6 7 (43.75%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (43.75%) Firewall

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 7 (43.75%) Apache
1 7 (43.75%) nginx
1 7 (43.75%) MediaWiki
2 3 (18.75%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) JBoss
3 1 (6.25%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) GlassFish
3 1 (6.25%) Umbraco
3 1 (6.25%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) LDAP
1 7 (43.75%) LAN
1 7 (43.75%) WAN
1 7 (43.75%) IPv6
1 7 (43.75%) OSPF
1 7 (43.75%) BGP
1 7 (43.75%) EIGRP
1 7 (43.75%) Firewall
1 7 (43.75%) IPsec
1 7 (43.75%) Network Security
1 7 (43.75%) VPN
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) DHCP
2 2 (12.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (43.75%) MySQL
2 7 (43.75%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (37.50%) Relational Database
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (31.25%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (93.75%) JIRA
2 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
3 7 (43.75%) Hudson
3 7 (43.75%) Subversion
4 2 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (6.25%) EasyMock
5 1 (6.25%) FitNesse
5 1 (6.25%) Maven
5 1 (6.25%) Checkstyle
5 1 (6.25%) Ant
5 1 (6.25%) JUnit
5 1 (6.25%) IntelliJ
5 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
5 1 (6.25%) FindBugs
5 1 (6.25%) Mockito
5 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
1 6 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Business Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support
4 2 (12.50%) Network Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Junior Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Junior Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Junior
5 1 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) LAMP
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) EJB
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) JSP
3 1 (6.25%) Servlets
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
3 1 (6.25%) JSF
3 1 (6.25%) Ajax
3 1 (6.25%) Java EE
3 1 (6.25%) JSTL
3 1 (6.25%) Dojo
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Axis
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) Castor
3 1 (6.25%) JPA
3 1 (6.25%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (6.25%) ICEfaces
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Wiki
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (43.75%) Debian
2 7 (43.75%) Ubuntu
2 7 (43.75%) CentOS
3 2 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (43.75%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (43.75%) Build Automation
2 7 (43.75%) DevOps
3 6 (37.50%) Database Theory
3 6 (37.50%) Relational Database Theory
3 6 (37.50%) Analytics
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Data Modelling
4 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (25.00%) Web Analytics
6 3 (18.75%) Scrum
7 2 (12.50%) ETL
8 1 (6.25%) ITIL
8 1 (6.25%) TDD
8 1 (6.25%) Validation
8 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
8 1 (6.25%) ATDD
8 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) Perl
3 6 (37.50%) PHP
3 6 (37.50%) Ruby
3 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
4 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
5 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.25%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCNA
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (43.75%) Samba
2 7 (43.75%) Postfix
2 7 (43.75%) XenServer
2 7 (43.75%) iptables
3 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) ZABBIX
1 7 (43.75%) Puppet
2 6 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (37.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Citrix
1 8 (50.00%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle
4 5 (31.25%) Business Objects
4 5 (31.25%) SAP
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) Atlassian
7 1 (6.25%) Dell
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco