The table below looks at the statistics for Confluence skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Confluence over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Confluence
Rank 205 197 195
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 3 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.056% 0.15% 0.021%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.29% 0.81% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £67,500 £48,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.78%
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 West Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1043 986 958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.42% 18.10% 19.93%
Number of salaries quoted 882 863 841
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Confluence
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Confluence Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Confluence
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Confluence Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Confluence
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
Birmingham -4 2 £67,500 +38.46%
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Confluence
England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 4 (100.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Adobe
3 2 (50.00%) DSDM
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) RUP
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) Groovy
3 2 (50.00%) LiveCycle
3 2 (50.00%) Scala
3 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (50.00%) Hudson
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 2 (50.00%) LiveCycle
1 2 (50.00%) FileNet
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) GitHub
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) Maven
3 2 (50.00%) Hudson
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (25.00%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (25.00%) Ant
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) JSF
2 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) Servlets
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (75.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (50.00%) DSDM
2 2 (50.00%) RUP
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Web Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Groovy
2 2 (50.00%) Scala
2 2 (50.00%) Clojure
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe
1 2 (50.00%) Twitter
2 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) hybris
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle