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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Confluence
Rank - 206 -
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 0 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.095% -
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.51% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £42,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-8.04% -8.42%
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
1063 978 820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.50% 18.61% 17.82%
Number of salaries quoted 899 851 735
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £53,200
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 October 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%) Agile Software Development
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

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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%) FileNet
1 2 (50.00%) LiveCycle
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
1 1 (25.00%) GitHub
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%) Bitbucket
4 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (25.00%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (25.00%) Ant
4 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
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%) JSF
2 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
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%) Hibernate
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%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) RUP
2 2 (50.00%) DSDM
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) E-Procurement
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
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%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
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%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (25.00%) hybris