Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Confluence skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Confluence over the 6 months to 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 137 140
Rank change year-on-year +26 +3 +38
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 39 38 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.65% 1.21% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.42% 6.54% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 29 22 3
Cheshire median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% -5.26% -54.76%
10th Percentile £34,150 £32,300 £37,750
90th Percentile £54,005 £60,500 £58,250
North West median annual salary £49,621 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.71% +3.33% -18.18%

Confluence is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 253 581 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 10.73% 18.53% 17.00%
Number of salaries quoted 207 461 343
Cheshire median annual salary £42,000 £43,500 £36,900
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.45% +17.89% -1.60%
10th Percentile £23,800 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £72,000 £68,750 £52,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +10.53% +1.33%

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Confluence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Confluence in Cheshire

Confluence
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Confluence in Cheshire

Confluence
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Confluence in Cheshire over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Confluence in Cheshire

Confluence
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 15 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +25 16 £46,250 +2.78% 1
Knutsford +13 11 £55,000 +39.24% 1
Wilmslow -13 1 £40,000 +45.45%
Confluence
North West

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT jobs citing Confluence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 33 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (66.67%) JIRA
3 16 (41.03%) Waterfall
4 15 (38.46%) Finance
5 14 (35.90%) Java
6 13 (33.33%) Software Delivery
7 10 (25.64%) Risk Management
7 10 (25.64%) Test Automation
8 9 (23.08%) Project Governance
8 9 (23.08%) Project Management
8 9 (23.08%) SDLC
9 8 (20.51%) Jenkins
9 8 (20.51%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (20.51%) OpenShift
9 8 (20.51%) DevOps
9 8 (20.51%) Sonatype Nexus
9 8 (20.51%) Law
9 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
9 8 (20.51%) Resource Management
9 8 (20.51%) Wealth Management
9 8 (20.51%) Banking
9 8 (20.51%) Investment Banking
10 7 (17.95%) Spring
10 7 (17.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 7 (17.95%) QA
10 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Excel
10 7 (17.95%) SharePoint
11 6 (15.38%) .NET
11 6 (15.38%) Programme Management
11 6 (15.38%) Business Analysis

Confluence
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (17.95%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.69%) JBoss
2 3 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) OpenShift
2 5 (12.82%) Trello
3 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.13%) Apigee
3 2 (5.13%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (66.67%) JIRA
2 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
2 8 (20.51%) Jenkins
2 8 (20.51%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (15.38%) Cucumber
3 6 (15.38%) Selenium
4 5 (12.82%) SonarQube
5 4 (10.26%) SoapUI
6 2 (5.13%) ClearCase
6 2 (5.13%) JUnit
6 2 (5.13%) Subversion
6 2 (5.13%) TestRail
7 1 (2.56%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.56%) Gradle
7 1 (2.56%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Banking
2 8 (20.51%) Investment Banking
2 8 (20.51%) Law
3 1 (2.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Analyst
2 8 (20.51%) Project Manager
3 7 (17.95%) Business Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Developer
4 5 (12.82%) IT Manager
4 5 (12.82%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (10.26%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (10.26%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (10.26%) QA Leader
5 4 (10.26%) Test Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Test Leader
6 3 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Developer in Test
7 2 (5.13%) Junior PMO
7 2 (5.13%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) Spring
2 6 (15.38%) .NET
3 5 (12.82%) jQuery
3 5 (12.82%) Spring Boot
3 5 (12.82%) Spring Cloud
4 4 (10.26%) Gherkin
5 3 (7.69%) REST
5 3 (7.69%) SOAP
6 2 (5.13%) JSON
6 2 (5.13%) OAuth
6 2 (5.13%) OpenID
6 2 (5.13%) RAML
6 2 (5.13%) XML
7 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Fintech
2 3 (7.69%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (7.69%) Windows
3 2 (5.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (41.03%) Waterfall
3 13 (33.33%) Software Delivery
4 10 (25.64%) Risk Management
4 10 (25.64%) Test Automation
5 9 (23.08%) Project Governance
5 9 (23.08%) Project Management
5 9 (23.08%) SDLC
6 8 (20.51%) DevOps
6 8 (20.51%) Resource Management
6 8 (20.51%) Wealth Management
7 6 (15.38%) Acceptance Criteria
7 6 (15.38%) Business Analysis
7 6 (15.38%) Programme Management
7 6 (15.38%) SDET
8 5 (12.82%) Scrum
9 4 (10.26%) BDD
9 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
9 4 (10.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) Java
2 4 (10.26%) Perl
3 3 (7.69%) Python
4 2 (5.13%) C#
4 2 (5.13%) SQL
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) PHP
5 1 (2.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) CBAP
1 2 (5.13%) IIBA
2 1 (2.56%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.56%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.56%) ISEB
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) PMO
3 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.69%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.13%) CA
2 2 (5.13%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (5.13%) Cadence
2 2 (5.13%) MuleSoft
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft