Period
to 21 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 21 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
UK > England
6 months to
21 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 209 215 260
Rank change year-on-year +6 +45 +34
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 1,223 1,599 1,859
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.63% 1.60% 1.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.97% 11.23% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 885 1,154 1,259
10th Percentile £39,850 £38,750 £37,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £88,350
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,105 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.45% +3.83% -

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 England with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 10,214 14,242 21,209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.63% 14.22% 15.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7,973 11,424 16,981
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,125
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £73,500 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £86,250
UK median annual salary £54,500 £50,290 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.37% +0.58% -

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Confluence as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Confluence in England

Confluence
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Confluence in England.

Salary trend for Confluence in England

Confluence
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Confluence in England over the 6 months to 21 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Confluence in England

Confluence
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the England region over the 6 months to 21 April 2021. 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
London +32 573 £65,000 -3.70% 83
South West +76 192 £60,000 +9.09% 30
South East -58 143 £57,500 +9.52% 51
North of England -51 128 £57,500 +9.52% 25
Midlands +55 116 £45,000 -16.67% 37
North West +20 90 £60,000 +14.97% 15
West Midlands +31 82 £52,500 - 34
East of England +20 57 £65,000 +13.04% 25
East Midlands +29 34 £42,500 -22.73% 3
Yorkshire -79 34 £56,250 +0.45% 5
North East +14 4 £51,250 +55.30% 5
Confluence
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 2021, 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 England region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 1,189 (97.22%) JIRA
2 937 (76.61%) Agile Software Development
3 545 (44.56%) Scrum
4 402 (32.87%) Git (software)
5 391 (31.97%) AWS
6 379 (30.99%) DevOps
7 375 (30.66%) Java
8 361 (29.52%) Linux
9 324 (26.49%) Jenkins
10 321 (26.25%) Docker
10 321 (26.25%) Python
11 288 (23.55%) Test Automation
12 277 (22.65%) Azure
13 258 (21.10%) Software Engineering
14 257 (21.01%) Microsoft
15 238 (19.46%) JavaScript
15 238 (19.46%) SDLC
16 233 (19.05%) Finance
17 219 (17.91%) SQL
18 217 (17.74%) Atlassian
19 215 (17.58%) Ansible
20 199 (16.27%) Microservices
21 184 (15.04%) Machine Learning
22 182 (14.88%) Windows
23 177 (14.47%) Scaled Agile Framework
24 175 (14.31%) ITIL
24 175 (14.31%) HTML
25 173 (14.15%) Bitbucket
26 158 (12.92%) Degree
27 154 (12.59%) Problem-Solving

Confluence
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 64 (5.23%) SharePoint
2 56 (4.58%) CMS
3 50 (4.09%) Elasticsearch
4 23 (1.88%) Apache
4 23 (1.88%) Drupal
5 16 (1.31%) Tomcat
6 15 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
7 13 (1.06%) WebSphere
8 12 (0.98%) nginx
9 11 (0.90%) Apache Solr
9 11 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 11 (0.90%) WordPress
10 10 (0.82%) JBoss
11 9 (0.74%) Umbraco
12 8 (0.65%) MS Exchange
12 8 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (0.49%) Apache Airflow
13 6 (0.49%) Red Hat Fuse
14 5 (0.41%) IIS
15 4 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 84 (6.87%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (3.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 33 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 30 (2.45%) MS Visio
5 24 (1.96%) Microsoft Project
6 19 (1.55%) Figma
7 13 (1.06%) InVision
8 10 (0.82%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.49%) Chatbot
11 4 (0.33%) GIMP
11 4 (0.33%) Inkscape
12 3 (0.25%) Sketch
13 2 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 1 (0.082%) Flinto
14 1 (0.082%) Marvel
14 1 (0.082%) Spreadsheet
14 1 (0.082%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 25 (2.04%) Shopify
2 14 (1.14%) Payment Gateway
3 13 (1.06%) Magento
3 13 (1.06%) SAP Hybris
4 11 (0.90%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 6 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.41%) Elite 3E
7 4 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 4 (0.33%) Temenos T24
8 3 (0.25%) Eikon
9 1 (0.082%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.082%) FINCAD Analytics
9 1 (0.082%) MetaTrader
9 1 (0.082%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.082%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.082%) ResourceLink
9 1 (0.082%) SAP FI-CA
9 1 (0.082%) SAP PSCD
9 1 (0.082%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 391 (31.97%) AWS
2 277 (22.65%) Azure
3 113 (9.24%) SaaS
4 86 (7.03%) GCP
5 69 (5.64%) Microsoft 365
5 69 (5.64%) Serverless
6 64 (5.23%) PaaS
7 48 (3.92%) GitHub
8 46 (3.76%) Azure Active Directory
9 43 (3.52%) AWS CloudFormation
10 42 (3.43%) Slack
11 41 (3.35%) Amazon S3
11 41 (3.35%) IaaS
12 35 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
13 26 (2.13%) Amazon SQS
14 24 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
15 22 (1.80%) npm
16 21 (1.72%) Amazon EKS
16 21 (1.72%) Trello
17 18 (1.47%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (8.59%) Firewall
2 71 (5.81%) IPv4
2 71 (5.81%) VPN
3 65 (5.31%) VLAN
4 58 (4.74%) OSPF
5 46 (3.76%) DNS
6 36 (2.94%) HTTP
7 26 (2.13%) TCP/IP
8 21 (1.72%) Wireshark
9 17 (1.39%) DMZ
10 16 (1.31%) Internet
11 15 (1.23%) SSL
12 14 (1.14%) Intranet
13 13 (1.06%) FTP
14 11 (0.90%) DHCP
14 11 (0.90%) WebEx
15 9 (0.74%) Network Security
15 9 (0.74%) VoIP
16 8 (0.65%) Ethernet
16 8 (0.65%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (10.47%) SQL Server
2 88 (7.20%) MongoDB
3 84 (6.87%) Big Data
4 82 (6.70%) NoSQL
5 72 (5.89%) MySQL
6 48 (3.92%) Relational Database
7 47 (3.84%) PostgreSQL
8 27 (2.21%) Azure SQL Database
9 24 (1.96%) Blockchain
10 23 (1.88%) RDBMS
11 20 (1.64%) Apache Accumulo
12 19 (1.55%) Amazon RDS
12 19 (1.55%) Amazon Redshift
13 16 (1.31%) Hadoop
14 15 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
15 13 (1.06%) MariaDB
15 13 (1.06%) Power BI
16 11 (0.90%) Redis
16 11 (0.90%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 1,189 (97.22%) JIRA
2 402 (32.87%) Git (software)
3 324 (26.49%) Jenkins
4 173 (14.15%) Bitbucket
5 104 (8.50%) Selenium
6 96 (7.85%) Maven
7 75 (6.13%) JMeter
8 73 (5.97%) Subversion
9 65 (5.31%) Cucumber
10 62 (5.07%) JUnit
11 55 (4.50%) Gradle
12 54 (4.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 43 (3.52%) GitLab
13 43 (3.52%) LoadRunner
14 42 (3.43%) Artifactory
14 42 (3.43%) Visual Studio
15 40 (3.27%) Postman
16 29 (2.37%) Octopus Deploy
17 28 (2.29%) TestRail
18 27 (2.21%) gulp
General
1 233 (19.05%) Finance
2 96 (7.85%) Banking
3 60 (4.91%) Retail
4 58 (4.74%) Legal
5 44 (3.60%) Marketing
6 41 (3.35%) Public Sector
7 31 (2.53%) Games
8 25 (2.04%) Telecoms
9 20 (1.64%) Billing
10 18 (1.47%) Investment Banking
11 17 (1.39%) Manufacturing
12 16 (1.31%) Law
13 15 (1.23%) Electronics
14 12 (0.98%) Automotive
15 9 (0.74%) Publishing
16 8 (0.65%) Retail Banking
17 7 (0.57%) Aerospace
17 7 (0.57%) Back Office
17 7 (0.57%) Financial Institution
18 4 (0.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 287 (23.47%) Developer
2 126 (10.30%) Analyst
3 99 (8.09%) Software Engineer
4 79 (6.46%) Senior Developer
5 78 (6.38%) Project Manager
6 71 (5.81%) Business Analyst
7 65 (5.31%) Java Developer
8 57 (4.66%) DevOps Engineer
9 51 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
10 49 (4.01%) Architect
11 45 (3.68%) Test Engineer
12 42 (3.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 42 (3.43%) Linux Engineer
13 39 (3.19%) Scrum Master
14 38 (3.11%) Cloud Engineer
14 38 (3.11%) Systems Engineer
15 34 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 30 (2.45%) Software Project Manager
17 29 (2.37%) QA Engineer
18 28 (2.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (14.31%) HTML
2 153 (12.51%) CSS
2 153 (12.51%) React
3 134 (10.96%) RESTful
3 134 (10.96%) Web Services
4 127 (10.38%) AngularJS
4 127 (10.38%) REST
5 123 (10.06%) .NET
6 116 (9.48%) Node.js
7 85 (6.95%) Spring
8 73 (5.97%) JSON
9 69 (5.64%) HTML5
10 64 (5.23%) XML
11 57 (4.66%) Apache NiFi
12 56 (4.58%) Kafka
13 53 (4.33%) Redux
14 44 (3.60%) SOAP
15 43 (3.52%) Vue.js
16 42 (3.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 39 (3.19%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 136 (11.12%) Analytical Skills
2 124 (10.14%) User Experience
3 85 (6.95%) Mobile App
4 73 (5.97%) Public Cloud
5 51 (4.17%) Cyberattack
6 37 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
7 27 (2.21%) Management Information System
8 26 (2.13%) iPad
9 24 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
10 22 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
10 22 (1.80%) N-Tier
10 22 (1.80%) Wiki
11 21 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
12 17 (1.39%) Organisational Skills
13 16 (1.31%) Greenfield Project
14 13 (1.06%) Data Structures
14 13 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
15 12 (0.98%) Analytical Mindset
16 11 (0.90%) Cloud Native
16 11 (0.90%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 361 (29.52%) Linux
2 182 (14.88%) Windows
3 110 (8.99%) CentOS
4 84 (6.87%) Windows Server
5 82 (6.70%) Android
6 76 (6.21%) Apple iOS
7 70 (5.72%) Unix
8 66 (5.40%) Ubuntu
9 55 (4.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 51 (4.17%) Windows Server 2016
11 18 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (1.23%) Debian
13 11 (0.90%) Windows 10
14 9 (0.74%) Windows Server 2019
15 8 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
16 7 (0.57%) VMS
17 1 (0.082%) Embedded Linux
17 1 (0.082%) Kali Linux
17 1 (0.082%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 937 (76.61%) Agile Software Development
2 545 (44.56%) Scrum
3 379 (30.99%) DevOps
4 288 (23.55%) Test Automation
5 258 (21.10%) Software Engineering
6 238 (19.46%) SDLC
7 199 (16.27%) Microservices
8 184 (15.04%) Machine Learning
9 177 (14.47%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 175 (14.31%) ITIL
11 154 (12.59%) Problem-Solving
12 146 (11.94%) Cyber Intelligence
13 144 (11.77%) Analytics
14 135 (11.04%) Data Science
15 130 (10.63%) Software Testing
16 128 (10.47%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 128 (10.47%) TDD
17 126 (10.30%) BDD
17 126 (10.30%) DevSecOps
17 126 (10.30%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 375 (30.66%) Java
2 321 (26.25%) Python
3 238 (19.46%) JavaScript
4 219 (17.91%) SQL
5 145 (11.86%) C#
6 137 (11.20%) PowerShell
7 115 (9.40%) Bash Shell
8 74 (6.05%) TypeScript
9 65 (5.31%) C++
10 60 (4.91%) C
11 40 (3.27%) Java 8
12 34 (2.78%) Perl
13 33 (2.70%) Ruby
14 30 (2.45%) Groovy
15 29 (2.37%) Shell Script
16 28 (2.29%) Scala
17 27 (2.21%) PHP
18 25 (2.04%) Kotlin
19 19 (1.55%) PL/SQL
20 17 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 158 (12.92%) Degree
2 94 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 65 (5.31%) SC Cleared
4 37 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 37 (3.03%) DV Cleared
5 24 (1.96%) GIAC
5 24 (1.96%) RHCE
6 23 (1.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 14 (1.14%) AWS Certification
8 13 (1.06%) ISTQB
9 12 (0.98%) ISEB
10 10 (0.82%) CSPO
11 9 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (0.74%) CISSP
11 9 (0.74%) HND
12 8 (0.65%) CCNP
12 8 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
13 5 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (11.04%) QA
2 18 (1.47%) SLA
3 16 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.06%) PMO
5 12 (0.98%) GDPR
6 8 (0.65%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.49%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.41%) NIST
8 5 (0.41%) WCAG
9 4 (0.33%) Government Security Classifications
9 4 (0.33%) NCSC
10 2 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.16%) GRC
10 2 (0.16%) MiFID
11 1 (0.082%) GxP
11 1 (0.082%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 321 (26.25%) Docker
2 117 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (6.54%) Active Directory
4 70 (5.72%) VMware ESXi
5 22 (1.80%) VirtualBox
6 20 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.65%) XenApp
8 6 (0.49%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.33%) vSphere
10 4 (0.33%) Xen
11 2 (0.16%) Firmware
11 2 (0.16%) iptables
12 1 (0.082%) GlusterFS
12 1 (0.082%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.082%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 215 (17.58%) Ansible
2 145 (11.86%) Kubernetes
3 116 (9.48%) Terraform
4 114 (9.32%) Puppet
5 22 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
6 15 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (1.14%) Kibana
8 11 (0.90%) Prometheus
9 10 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
9 10 (0.82%) ZABBIX
10 9 (0.74%) Grafana
10 9 (0.74%) Nessus
11 6 (0.49%) Graylog
12 5 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
13 4 (0.33%) vRealize
14 3 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
15 2 (0.16%) Bacula
15 2 (0.16%) Bareos
15 2 (0.16%) Nagios
15 2 (0.16%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 257 (21.01%) Microsoft
2 217 (17.74%) Atlassian
3 130 (10.63%) VMware
4 109 (8.91%) Oracle
5 80 (6.54%) Red Hat
6 75 (6.13%) Google
7 39 (3.19%) IBM
7 39 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
8 31 (2.53%) SAP
9 25 (2.04%) HP
10 22 (1.80%) ServiceNow
11 21 (1.72%) hybris
12 18 (1.47%) Splunk
13 15 (1.23%) MuleSoft
13 15 (1.23%) Sitecore
14 14 (1.14%) AppDynamics
15 13 (1.06%) Apple
15 13 (1.06%) Elastic Path
15 13 (1.06%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
16 12 (0.98%) Adobe