Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 78 95 136
Rank change year-on-year +17 +41 -2
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 47 45 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.94% 2.17% 1.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 22.49% 17.37% 8.25%
Number of salaries quoted 42 32 27
Cheshire median annual salary £52,500 £48,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% +3.23% +60.34%
10th Percentile £37,250 £32,700 £41,050
90th Percentile £58,750 £54,903 £62,750
North West median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year +3.09% -0.51% +8.33%

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 209 259 618
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 13.10% 12.47% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 156 199 458
Cheshire median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% - +23.29%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £70,000 £68,750
North West median annual salary £41,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.75% +2.35% +13.33%

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 23 February 2020.

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 23 February 2020. 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 +32 37 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Sandbach - 4 £60,000 -
Knutsford +17 2 - - 3
Wilmslow +6 1 £55,000 +37.50%
Runcorn - 1 £40,000 -
Alderley Edge - 1 £55,000 -
Confluence
North West

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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 47 (100.00%) JIRA
2 43 (91.49%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (70.21%) Software Delivery
4 26 (55.32%) Scrum
5 22 (46.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (46.81%) Trello
6 21 (44.68%) Business Analysis
7 17 (36.17%) User Stories
7 17 (36.17%) Project Delivery
8 16 (34.04%) Waterfall
8 16 (34.04%) Project Management
9 15 (31.91%) Time Management
10 11 (23.40%) Sprint Retrospective
10 11 (23.40%) Sprint Planning
10 11 (23.40%) Sprint Review
11 10 (21.28%) DSDM
12 9 (19.15%) Finance
12 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
13 7 (14.89%) Java
13 7 (14.89%) Test Automation
13 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
13 7 (14.89%) Product Roadmap
14 6 (12.77%) DevOps
14 6 (12.77%) Docker
14 6 (12.77%) AWS
14 6 (12.77%) Open Source
14 6 (12.77%) Unix
14 6 (12.77%) Linux
15 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
15 5 (10.64%) ITIL

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 2 (4.26%) JBoss
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (46.81%) Trello
2 6 (12.77%) AWS
3 4 (8.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (8.51%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (8.51%) Amazon ECS
3 4 (8.51%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (8.51%) Amazon Glacier
3 4 (8.51%) Amazon S3
3 4 (8.51%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (8.51%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (8.51%) SaaS
3 4 (8.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (4.26%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 4 (8.51%) Amazon RDS
1 4 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (8.51%) NoSQL
1 4 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (8.51%) Redis
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 47 (100.00%) JIRA
2 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
3 5 (10.64%) Postman
3 5 (10.64%) SoapUI
4 4 (8.51%) Bitbucket
4 4 (8.51%) Maven
5 3 (6.38%) Selenium
5 3 (6.38%) TestRail
6 2 (4.26%) Appium
6 2 (4.26%) Calabash
6 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.26%) Gatling
6 2 (4.26%) JBehave
6 2 (4.26%) JMeter
6 2 (4.26%) JUnit
6 2 (4.26%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (4.26%) SpecFlow
6 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (57.45%) Analyst
2 22 (46.81%) Business Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) Senior Business Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (10.64%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Lead Business Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Developer in Test
7 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Scrum Master
7 2 (4.26%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Agile Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Applications Specialist
8 1 (2.13%) Deployment Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Software Deployment Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) Node.js
2 3 (6.38%) Middleware
3 2 (4.26%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.13%) .NET
4 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Linux
1 6 (12.77%) Unix
2 5 (10.64%) Windows
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (91.49%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (70.21%) Software Delivery
3 26 (55.32%) Scrum
4 22 (46.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (44.68%) Business Analysis
6 17 (36.17%) Project Delivery
6 17 (36.17%) User Stories
7 16 (34.04%) Project Management
7 16 (34.04%) Waterfall
8 15 (31.91%) Time Management
9 11 (23.40%) Sprint Planning
9 11 (23.40%) Sprint Retrospective
9 11 (23.40%) Sprint Review
10 10 (21.28%) DSDM
11 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
11 7 (14.89%) Product Roadmap
11 7 (14.89%) Test Automation
12 6 (12.77%) DevOps
12 6 (12.77%) Open Source
13 5 (10.64%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) Java
2 5 (10.64%) SQL
3 4 (8.51%) Bash Shell
3 4 (8.51%) Python
4 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.26%) C#
5 2 (4.26%) C++
5 2 (4.26%) Go
5 2 (4.26%) Groovy
6 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (8.51%) Degree
1 4 (8.51%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.26%) ISEB
2 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.13%) CSPO
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Docker
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) Cisco
2 4 (8.51%) F5
2 4 (8.51%) Fortinet
3 1 (2.13%) SAP