Period
to 13 December 2019

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 13 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 85 108 142
Rank change year-on-year +23 +34 +4
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 46 39 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.66% 1.63% 1.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 18.93% 14.89% 6.66%
Number of salaries quoted 42 29 22
Cheshire median annual salary £44,000 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.28% +7.78% -5.26%
10th Percentile £37,250 £34,150 £32,300
90th Percentile £57,200 £54,005 £60,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 243 262 586
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 14.07% 10.98% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 202 214 463
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% -5.68% +20.55%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,575 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £73,500 £68,750
North West median annual salary £41,709 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year -1.86% +1.19% +10.53%

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 13 December 2019.

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 13 December 2019. 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 +31 40 £44,000 -4.35% 2
Knutsford +19 2 - -
Runcorn - 2 £46,000 -
Confluence
North West

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, 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 46 (100.00%) JIRA
2 42 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (76.09%) Software Delivery
4 26 (56.52%) Scrum
5 22 (47.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (47.83%) Business Analysis
5 22 (47.83%) Waterfall
5 22 (47.83%) Trello
6 20 (43.48%) Project Delivery
7 18 (39.13%) User Stories
8 17 (36.96%) Project Management
9 14 (30.43%) Sprint Retrospective
9 14 (30.43%) Sprint Planning
9 14 (30.43%) Sprint Review
10 12 (26.09%) Time Management
11 9 (19.57%) Mentoring
12 7 (15.22%) Product Roadmap
12 7 (15.22%) DSDM
13 5 (10.87%) Finance
13 5 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
14 4 (8.70%) SoapUI
14 4 (8.70%) Test Automation
14 4 (8.70%) Agile Project Management
14 4 (8.70%) Postman
14 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
14 4 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (6.52%) ETL
15 3 (6.52%) Middleware
15 3 (6.52%) SQL
15 3 (6.52%) SQL Server

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 (4.35%) JBoss
2 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 22 (47.83%) Trello
2 2 (4.35%) AWS
2 2 (4.35%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 46 (100.00%) JIRA
2 4 (8.70%) Postman
2 4 (8.70%) SoapUI
3 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.52%) TestRail
4 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.17%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.17%) Selenium
5 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Billing
3 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (56.52%) Analyst
2 22 (47.83%) Business Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Project Manager
4 5 (10.87%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Lead Business Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Scrum Master
8 1 (2.17%) Agile Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (2.17%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.17%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Product Owner
8 1 (2.17%) Software Deployment Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) Middleware
2 1 (2.17%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.17%) CSS
2 1 (2.17%) Express
2 1 (2.17%) HTML
2 1 (2.17%) J2EE
2 1 (2.17%) JSON
2 1 (2.17%) LESS
2 1 (2.17%) Node.js
2 1 (2.17%) REST
2 1 (2.17%) Sass
2 1 (2.17%) SOAP
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Linux
1 2 (4.35%) Unix
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (76.09%) Software Delivery
3 26 (56.52%) Scrum
4 22 (47.83%) Business Analysis
4 22 (47.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (47.83%) Waterfall
5 20 (43.48%) Project Delivery
6 18 (39.13%) User Stories
7 17 (36.96%) Project Management
8 14 (30.43%) Sprint Planning
8 14 (30.43%) Sprint Retrospective
8 14 (30.43%) Sprint Review
9 12 (26.09%) Time Management
10 9 (19.57%) Mentoring
11 7 (15.22%) DSDM
11 7 (15.22%) Product Roadmap
12 5 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (8.70%) Agile Project Management
13 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (8.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) C#
2 2 (4.35%) Groovy
2 2 (4.35%) Java
2 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) ISEB
2 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Docker
2 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (2.17%) Atlassian
1 1 (2.17%) Guidewire
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle
1 1 (2.17%) SAP