The table below looks at the statistics for Confluence skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Confluence
Rank 91 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 12 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.89% 0.53% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.41% 2.55% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 0
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
Confluence
UK

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

Application Platforms Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
272 235 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 20.22% 20.91% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 247 178 211
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,361
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £42,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Confluence
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Confluence Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Confluence
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Confluence Salary Trend in Wales

Confluence
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 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
South Wales -6 12 £40,000 -23.80%
Confluence
UK

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 18 (100.00%) JIRA
2 16 (88.89%) Java
2 16 (88.89%) JUnit
3 15 (83.33%) Perl
3 15 (83.33%) Linux
3 15 (83.33%) Scrum
3 15 (83.33%) Korn
3 15 (83.33%) TDD
3 15 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (83.33%) Bash Shell
3 15 (83.33%) BDD
3 15 (83.33%) Jenkins
4 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (72.22%) Cucumber
5 13 (72.22%) Product Management
5 13 (72.22%) Client/Server
5 13 (72.22%) User Experience
6 12 (66.67%) Bug Management
6 12 (66.67%) TCP/IP
6 12 (66.67%) Regression Testing
7 11 (61.11%) Red Hat
7 11 (61.11%) Objective-C
7 11 (61.11%) CentOS
8 10 (55.56%) Test Management
8 10 (55.56%) TestLink
9 9 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (44.44%) Perforce
10 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
11 7 (38.89%) Eclipse
11 7 (38.89%) DVB

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 7 (38.89%) DVB
3 6 (33.33%) HTTP
4 2 (11.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (100.00%) JIRA
2 16 (88.89%) JUnit
3 15 (83.33%) Jenkins
4 13 (72.22%) Cucumber
5 10 (55.56%) TestLink
6 7 (38.89%) Eclipse
7 4 (22.22%) JMeter
7 4 (22.22%) Xcode
7 4 (22.22%) Selenium
8 2 (11.11%) Fiddler
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Test Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Software Development Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Development Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
2 3 (16.67%) Spring
2 3 (16.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) Client/Server
1 13 (72.22%) User Experience
2 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (38.89%) Statistics
3 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 3 (16.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) CentOS
3 9 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
4 4 (22.22%) Android
5 2 (11.11%) UNIX
5 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Scrum
1 15 (83.33%) TDD
1 15 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
1 15 (83.33%) BDD
2 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (72.22%) Product Management
4 12 (66.67%) Bug Management
4 12 (66.67%) Regression Testing
5 10 (55.56%) Test Management
6 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
7 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security
8 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) Java
2 15 (83.33%) Perl
2 15 (83.33%) Korn
2 15 (83.33%) Bash Shell
3 11 (61.11%) Objective-C
4 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 6 (33.33%) C++
6 4 (22.22%) Python
7 2 (11.11%) Groovy
7 2 (11.11%) C
7 2 (11.11%) Ruby
7 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Red Hat
2 8 (44.44%) Perforce
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle