Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 144 186
Rank change year-on-year +8 +42 +4
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 41 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.33% 0.18% 0.062%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.27% 1.04% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 20 4 2
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £53,750 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.28% -25.86% +93.33%
10th Percentile £31,550 £38,500 £43,500
90th Percentile £61,625 £60,000 £105,500
North West median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% -18.18% +37.50%

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 564 386 636
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 18.34% 17.01% 19.84%
Number of salaries quoted 444 341 522
Cheshire median annual salary £42,750 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.00% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £52,500 £55,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 - 22 £39,500 - 3
Warrington -5 4 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Wilmslow - 1 £27,500 - 1
Crewe - 1 £30,000 -
Confluence
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Confluence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 37 (90.24%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (82.93%) JIRA
3 29 (70.73%) Finance
4 18 (43.90%) TDD
4 18 (43.90%) SOAP
4 18 (43.90%) Jenkins
5 17 (41.46%) Banking
6 16 (39.02%) REST
7 15 (36.59%) Bitbucket
8 13 (31.71%) Waterfall
8 13 (31.71%) BDD
8 13 (31.71%) DevOps
8 13 (31.71%) Risk Management
8 13 (31.71%) Java
8 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
9 12 (29.27%) Middleware
9 12 (29.27%) jQuery
10 11 (26.83%) Scrum
10 11 (26.83%) Web Services
10 11 (26.83%) Sonatype Nexus
11 10 (24.39%) SDLC
11 10 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (24.39%) Windows
11 10 (24.39%) Python
11 10 (24.39%) HTTP
12 9 (21.95%) OO
12 9 (21.95%) Linux
12 9 (21.95%) Investment Banking
12 9 (21.95%) Wealth Management
13 8 (19.51%) HTML

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 (17.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (4.88%) Apache
2 2 (4.88%) JBoss
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) OpenShift
2 4 (9.76%) Trello
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.88%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) HTTP
2 8 (19.51%) LDAP
3 7 (17.07%) Internet
4 1 (2.44%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) DB2
2 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
2 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (82.93%) JIRA
2 18 (43.90%) Jenkins
3 15 (36.59%) Bitbucket
4 11 (26.83%) Sonatype Nexus
5 7 (17.07%) Lombardi
6 6 (14.63%) Selenium
6 6 (14.63%) SonarQube
7 5 (12.20%) Cucumber
8 3 (7.32%) WebDriver
9 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
9 2 (4.88%) JUnit
9 2 (4.88%) SoapUI
9 2 (4.88%) Zephyr
10 1 (2.44%) Ant
10 1 (2.44%) HP UFT
10 1 (2.44%) JMeter
10 1 (2.44%) Maven
10 1 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (2.44%) Subversion
10 1 (2.44%) Vagrant
General
1 29 (70.73%) Finance
2 17 (41.46%) Banking
3 9 (21.95%) Investment Banking
4 5 (12.20%) Retail Banking
5 4 (9.76%) Law
6 2 (4.88%) Retail
7 1 (2.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) Designer
1 7 (17.07%) Developer
2 5 (12.20%) Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Applications Support
3 4 (9.76%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Lead Business Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Lead Developer
4 3 (7.32%) QA Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) QA Test Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Test Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (4.88%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Applications Support Specialist
5 2 (4.88%) Lead .NET Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (43.90%) SOAP
2 16 (39.02%) REST
3 12 (29.27%) jQuery
3 12 (29.27%) Middleware
4 11 (26.83%) Web Services
5 8 (19.51%) HTML
5 8 (19.51%) ODBC
6 7 (17.07%) RESTful
7 5 (12.20%) Spring
7 5 (12.20%) XML
8 4 (9.76%) JSON
8 4 (9.76%) Spring Boot
8 4 (9.76%) Spring Cloud
9 3 (7.32%) OAuth
10 2 (4.88%) .NET
10 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
10 2 (4.88%) JMS
10 2 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (4.88%) WSDL
10 2 (4.88%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Fintech
1 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.32%) Internet of Things
2 3 (7.32%) Online Banking
2 3 (7.32%) User Experience
3 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.44%) CMDB
4 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) Linux
3 8 (19.51%) Unix
4 1 (2.44%) Android
4 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.44%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (90.24%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (43.90%) TDD
3 13 (31.71%) BDD
3 13 (31.71%) DevOps
3 13 (31.71%) Risk Management
3 13 (31.71%) Waterfall
4 11 (26.83%) Scrum
5 10 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (24.39%) SDLC
6 9 (21.95%) OO
6 9 (21.95%) Wealth Management
7 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
7 8 (19.51%) Test Strategy
8 7 (17.07%) Project Management
8 7 (17.07%) SOA
9 6 (14.63%) API Development
9 6 (14.63%) API Testing
9 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (12.20%) Migration
11 4 (9.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) Java
1 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
2 10 (24.39%) Python
3 8 (19.51%) Shell Script
4 5 (12.20%) SQL
5 3 (7.32%) C#
6 2 (4.88%) C
6 2 (4.88%) Groovy
6 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.44%) Perl
7 1 (2.44%) PHP
7 1 (2.44%) PHP 5
7 1 (2.44%) PHP 7
7 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.44%) VB
7 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
1 3 (7.32%) Sun Certification
2 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (14.63%) Nagios
3 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) CA Agile Central
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle
2 7 (17.07%) IBM
3 5 (12.20%) Atlassian
4 3 (7.32%) AppDynamics
5 2 (4.88%) Apigee
5 2 (4.88%) MuleSoft
5 2 (4.88%) Sun
6 1 (2.44%) CA
6 1 (2.44%) HP
6 1 (2.44%) Zend