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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Confluence
Rank 207 214 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 22 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.020% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.06% 0.099% -
Number of salaries quoted 22 1 0
Average salary £49,000 £21,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+133.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+22.50% +14.28%
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
1069 1012 718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.78% 20.00% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 861 893 601
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Confluence across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Confluence Salary Histogram 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 10 February 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
(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
Worcestershire - 11 £42,500 -
Warwickshire - 8 £52,500 -
Birmingham - 2 £22,000 - 1
Shropshire - 1 £50,000 - 1
Confluence
England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 32 (96.97%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (96.97%) JIRA
2 30 (90.91%) Java
3 24 (72.73%) Atlassian
4 20 (60.61%) Open Source
5 17 (51.52%) Ruby
6 16 (48.48%) Scala
7 15 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (39.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 13 (39.39%) MongoDB
8 13 (39.39%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (39.39%) Neo4j
8 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
8 13 (39.39%) OO
9 12 (36.36%) Windows
9 12 (36.36%) Jenkins
9 12 (36.36%) SC Cleared
9 12 (36.36%) Security Cleared
10 11 (33.33%) DV Cleared
10 11 (33.33%) Waterfall
10 11 (33.33%) OpenCL
10 11 (33.33%) Linux
10 11 (33.33%) Perl
10 11 (33.33%) C
10 11 (33.33%) C++
10 11 (33.33%) Mac OS X
10 11 (33.33%) VHDL
10 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (27.27%) Subversion
11 9 (27.27%) Git (software)

Confluence
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (24.24%) Apache Spark
1 8 (24.24%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) HipChat
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Office 365
2 5 (15.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) Internet
2 7 (21.21%) Skype
3 1 (3.03%) SSL
3 1 (3.03%) VoIP
3 1 (3.03%) VPN
3 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) Apache Cassandra
1 13 (39.39%) MongoDB
1 13 (39.39%) Neo4j
2 8 (24.24%) Apache Accumulo
2 8 (24.24%) Big Data
2 8 (24.24%) Hadoop
2 8 (24.24%) IBM InfoSphere
3 5 (15.15%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (96.97%) JIRA
2 13 (39.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 12 (36.36%) Jenkins
4 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
4 9 (27.27%) Subversion
5 7 (21.21%) Bitbucket
6 6 (18.18%) Maven
7 5 (15.15%) Bugzilla
7 5 (15.15%) Hudson
7 5 (15.15%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
8 1 (3.03%) Gradle
8 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
1 3 (9.09%) Games
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Developer
2 16 (48.48%) Java Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Big Data Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Lead Developer
4 7 (21.21%) Lead Java Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Agile Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Agile Java Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Apache Spark Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Hadoop Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Junior
7 3 (9.09%) C Developer
7 3 (9.09%) C/C++ Software Developer
7 3 (9.09%) C++ Developer
7 3 (9.09%) C++ Software Developer
7 3 (9.09%) C++/Java Developer
7 3 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Junior Support Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) OpenCL
2 8 (24.24%) Kafka
2 8 (24.24%) ZeroMQ
3 6 (18.18%) HTML
4 5 (15.15%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (15.15%) AngularJS
4 5 (15.15%) Apache Camel
4 5 (15.15%) GWT
4 5 (15.15%) HTML5
4 5 (15.15%) JSON
4 5 (15.15%) REST
4 5 (15.15%) Spring
4 5 (15.15%) Spring Integration
4 5 (15.15%) Spring MVC
4 5 (15.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (15.15%) Web Services
4 5 (15.15%) XML
5 1 (3.03%) CSS
5 1 (3.03%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (33.33%) VHDL
2 8 (24.24%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 11 (33.33%) Linux
2 11 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (96.97%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (60.61%) Open Source
3 15 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (39.39%) OO
5 11 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 8 (24.24%) Analytics
6 8 (24.24%) OOP
7 6 (18.18%) DevOps
7 6 (18.18%) Scrum
8 5 (15.15%) DSDM
8 5 (15.15%) MVC
8 5 (15.15%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (15.15%) Pair Programming
8 5 (15.15%) RUP
8 5 (15.15%) SDLC
8 5 (15.15%) TDD
9 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
10 3 (9.09%) Game Development
10 3 (9.09%) Release Management
10 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (90.91%) Java
2 17 (51.52%) Ruby
3 16 (48.48%) Scala
4 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
5 11 (33.33%) C
5 11 (33.33%) C++
5 11 (33.33%) Perl
6 6 (18.18%) C#
6 6 (18.18%) Python
7 5 (15.15%) Clojure
7 5 (15.15%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 12 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 11 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) MCITP
3 1 (3.03%) MCSE
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 24 (72.73%) Atlassian
2 8 (24.24%) IBM
2 8 (24.24%) Oracle
3 7 (21.21%) Google
4 5 (15.15%) Twitter
5 1 (3.03%) Apple
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.03%) VMware