Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 146 135
Rank change year-on-year +28 -11 +46
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 45 29 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.63% 1.02% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.85% 5.46% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 28 10 4
Cheshire median annual salary £42,250 £45,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.11% -16.28% +34.38%
10th Percentile £34,325 £31,425 £38,500
90th Percentile £55,375 £54,875 £60,000
North West median annual salary £51,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -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 325 531 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 11.78% 18.75% 15.70%
Number of salaries quoted 263 406 296
Cheshire median annual salary £39,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.06% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,700 £22,750 £23,875
90th Percentile £60,000 £68,750 £53,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Knutsford +1 20 £55,000 +33.74% 1
Warrington +24 16 £41,500 -7.78% 1
Wilmslow -1 1 £40,000 +45.45%
Confluence
North West

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 35 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (73.33%) JIRA
3 17 (37.78%) Risk Management
4 15 (33.33%) Finance
4 15 (33.33%) Law
4 15 (33.33%) Wealth Management
4 15 (33.33%) Banking
4 15 (33.33%) Investment Banking
5 14 (31.11%) Waterfall
6 11 (24.44%) Software Delivery
6 11 (24.44%) Java
7 9 (20.00%) Scrum
7 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 9 (20.00%) DevOps
8 8 (17.78%) SDLC
8 8 (17.78%) Business Analysis
8 8 (17.78%) SQL
8 8 (17.78%) SharePoint
9 7 (15.56%) Project Management
9 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Excel
9 7 (15.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
10 6 (13.33%) User Experience
10 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
10 6 (13.33%) Project Governance
10 6 (13.33%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (13.33%) Spring
10 6 (13.33%) QA
10 6 (13.33%) Validation

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 8 (17.78%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.44%) JBoss
2 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) OpenShift
1 5 (11.11%) Trello
2 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.44%) BrowserStack
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (2.22%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) ATM
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
1 1 (2.22%) Softphone
1 1 (2.22%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.22%) MySQL
3 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (73.33%) JIRA
2 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
3 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 6 (13.33%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (8.89%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.89%) Selenium
4 4 (8.89%) SonarQube
5 3 (6.67%) SoapUI
5 3 (6.67%) TestRail
6 2 (4.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (4.44%) Bitbucket
6 2 (4.44%) JUnit
7 1 (2.22%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.22%) Gradle
7 1 (2.22%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.22%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.22%) Maven
7 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (33.33%) Banking
1 15 (33.33%) Finance
1 15 (33.33%) Investment Banking
1 15 (33.33%) Law
2 1 (2.22%) Advertising
2 1 (2.22%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Business Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 6 (13.33%) Test Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) QA Leader
7 3 (6.67%) Test Leader
8 2 (4.44%) Administrator
8 2 (4.44%) Developer in Test
8 2 (4.44%) Scrum Master
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Test Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) Spring
2 3 (6.67%) jQuery
2 3 (6.67%) JSON
2 3 (6.67%) Spring Boot
2 3 (6.67%) Spring Cloud
2 3 (6.67%) XML
3 2 (4.44%) .NET
3 2 (4.44%) Gherkin
3 2 (4.44%) REST
3 2 (4.44%) SOAP
4 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.22%) CSS
4 1 (2.22%) CSS3
4 1 (2.22%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.22%) HTML
4 1 (2.22%) Java EE
4 1 (2.22%) JMS
4 1 (2.22%) JPA
4 1 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.33%) User Experience
3 3 (6.67%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.44%) Fintech
4 2 (4.44%) PKI
5 1 (2.22%) EMV
5 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.22%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.22%) IVR
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) Tandem
5 1 (2.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) Android
3 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (37.78%) Risk Management
3 15 (33.33%) Wealth Management
4 14 (31.11%) Waterfall
5 11 (24.44%) Software Delivery
6 9 (20.00%) DevOps
6 9 (20.00%) Scrum
6 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 8 (17.78%) Business Analysis
7 8 (17.78%) SDLC
8 7 (15.56%) Project Management
9 6 (13.33%) Project Governance
9 6 (13.33%) Validation
10 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (8.89%) Acceptance Criteria
11 4 (8.89%) Programme Management
11 4 (8.89%) Resource Management
11 4 (8.89%) SDET
11 4 (8.89%) Test Management
12 3 (6.67%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) Java
2 8 (17.78%) SQL
3 2 (4.44%) C#
3 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.44%) Perl
3 2 (4.44%) Python
4 1 (2.22%) PHP
4 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.22%) TypeScript
4 1 (2.22%) VB
4 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) CBAP
1 3 (6.67%) IIBA
1 3 (6.67%) ISEB
2 2 (4.44%) BC Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.44%) DBS Check
2 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.44%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (8.89%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle
2 3 (6.67%) Atlassian
2 3 (6.67%) CA
2 3 (6.67%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.22%) Cadence
4 1 (2.22%) Cognos
4 1 (2.22%) TOWER Software