Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
UK > England
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 215 194 252
Rank change year-on-year -21 +58 +19
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 1,622 1,156 1,867
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.63% 1.78% 1.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.84% 12.54% 9.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,000 889 1,310
10th Percentile £39,200 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £47,419 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £74,875
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 13,696 9,219 20,108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.73% 14.16% 14.97%
Number of salaries quoted 9,187 7,413 16,103
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £40,500 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £53,000 £52,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.77% +1.92% +4.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £88,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -32 844 £67,500 -3.57% 109
South East -77 205 £55,000 +4.76% 41
South West +30 203 £57,500 +11.45% 21
North of England -25 177 £45,000 -5.26% 45
North West -2 105 £45,000 -14.29% 23
Midlands -43 95 £47,500 - 30
West Midlands -43 71 £51,250 +7.89% 21
East of England -4 67 £60,000 +26.32% 21
Yorkshire -51 61 £47,000 +4.44% 13
East Midlands -38 23 £45,000 -29.41% 9
North East - 11 £51,500 - 9
Confluence
UK

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 1,582 (97.53%) JIRA
2 1,279 (78.85%) Agile Software Development
3 677 (41.74%) Scrum
4 531 (32.74%) DevOps
5 519 (32.00%) Git (software)
6 482 (29.72%) Java
7 458 (28.24%) AWS
8 448 (27.62%) Social Skills
9 445 (27.44%) Docker
10 423 (26.08%) Python
11 421 (25.96%) Jenkins
12 374 (23.06%) Linux
13 372 (22.93%) Finance
14 369 (22.75%) Azure
15 367 (22.63%) Test Automation
16 357 (22.01%) Software Engineering
17 333 (20.53%) Microservices
18 331 (20.41%) SDLC
19 330 (20.35%) JavaScript
20 312 (19.24%) Microsoft
21 290 (17.88%) React
22 277 (17.08%) Atlassian
23 275 (16.95%) HTML
24 268 (16.52%) Problem-Solving
25 258 (15.91%) SQL
26 249 (15.35%) Ansible
27 248 (15.29%) Machine Learning
28 242 (14.92%) Bitbucket
29 230 (14.18%) Scaled Agile Framework
30 228 (14.06%) Kubernetes

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 80 (4.93%) CMS
2 72 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
3 68 (4.19%) SharePoint
4 49 (3.02%) Apache
5 28 (1.73%) nginx
6 21 (1.29%) WordPress
7 20 (1.23%) Drupal
7 20 (1.23%) Oracle Coherence
8 19 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
9 18 (1.11%) Umbraco
10 17 (1.05%) Tomcat
11 15 (0.92%) JBoss
12 14 (0.86%) IIS
13 13 (0.80%) Apache Spark
13 13 (0.80%) WebSphere
14 11 (0.68%) Apache Solr
14 11 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 10 (0.62%) Apache Airflow
16 8 (0.49%) GlassFish
17 6 (0.37%) Moodle
Applications
1 98 (6.04%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (2.59%) MS Visio
3 40 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
4 24 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 23 (1.42%) Figma
6 16 (0.99%) InVision
7 15 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
8 13 (0.80%) Sketch
9 7 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.43%) Photoshop
10 5 (0.31%) GIMP
10 5 (0.31%) Inkscape
10 5 (0.31%) Marvel
10 5 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.31%) UserZoom
11 3 (0.18%) Chatbot
11 3 (0.18%) PlantUML
12 1 (0.062%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.062%) Adobe XD
12 1 (0.062%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 39 (2.40%) Shopify
2 29 (1.79%) Payment Gateway
3 23 (1.42%) Distributed Ledger
4 16 (0.99%) MetaTrader
4 16 (0.99%) SAP Hybris
5 14 (0.86%) Magento
6 9 (0.55%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 6 (0.37%) Elite 3E
8 5 (0.31%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.31%) Sage 200
9 3 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
11 1 (0.062%) Dynamics AX
11 1 (0.062%) Dynamics GP
11 1 (0.062%) FINCAD Analytics
11 1 (0.062%) nopCommerce
11 1 (0.062%) Oracle Receivables
11 1 (0.062%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 458 (28.24%) AWS
2 369 (22.75%) Azure
3 159 (9.80%) Serverless
4 136 (8.38%) GCP
5 134 (8.26%) SaaS
6 104 (6.41%) GitHub
7 87 (5.36%) AWS Lambda
8 69 (4.25%) Microsoft 365
9 66 (4.07%) PaaS
10 54 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
11 51 (3.14%) Amazon S3
12 48 (2.96%) IaaS
13 44 (2.71%) Amazon EC2
14 38 (2.34%) AWS CloudFormation
15 35 (2.16%) Slack
16 31 (1.91%) npm
17 29 (1.79%) Amazon SQS
18 27 (1.66%) Trello
19 24 (1.48%) Lucidchart
20 20 (1.23%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 109 (6.72%) Firewall
2 94 (5.80%) VPN
3 85 (5.24%) VLAN
4 83 (5.12%) IPv4
5 66 (4.07%) OSPF
6 38 (2.34%) DNS
7 28 (1.73%) SSL
8 27 (1.66%) HTTP
9 25 (1.54%) Internet
10 24 (1.48%) TCP/IP
11 20 (1.23%) DHCP
12 18 (1.11%) Broadband
13 15 (0.92%) Wireshark
14 13 (0.80%) VoIP
15 11 (0.68%) DMZ
15 11 (0.68%) IPsec
16 9 (0.55%) Intranet
17 8 (0.49%) WebEx
17 8 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
18 7 (0.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (10.85%) SQL Server
2 120 (7.40%) PostgreSQL
3 114 (7.03%) Big Data
4 108 (6.66%) NoSQL
5 99 (6.10%) Relational Database
6 96 (5.92%) MongoDB
7 85 (5.24%) MySQL
8 50 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
9 39 (2.40%) Oracle Database
10 34 (2.10%) Blockchain
11 31 (1.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 27 (1.66%) Amazon RDS
12 27 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 25 (1.54%) Apache Accumulo
14 24 (1.48%) Hadoop
15 22 (1.36%) Azure SQL Database
16 21 (1.29%) Data Lake
16 21 (1.29%) MariaDB
17 15 (0.92%) Amazon Redshift
17 15 (0.92%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 1,582 (97.53%) JIRA
2 519 (32.00%) Git (software)
3 421 (25.96%) Jenkins
4 242 (14.92%) Bitbucket
5 109 (6.72%) Selenium
6 107 (6.60%) Maven
7 97 (5.98%) Cucumber
8 86 (5.30%) Subversion
9 81 (4.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 75 (4.62%) GitLab
11 74 (4.56%) JUnit
12 68 (4.19%) Sonatype Nexus
13 57 (3.51%) JMeter
14 56 (3.45%) SonarQube
15 54 (3.33%) TeamCity
16 46 (2.84%) Gradle
17 44 (2.71%) Visual Studio
18 41 (2.53%) Jasmine
19 40 (2.47%) Artifactory
20 35 (2.16%) IntelliJ
General
1 448 (27.62%) Social Skills
2 372 (22.93%) Finance
3 202 (12.45%) Analytical Skills
4 147 (9.06%) Banking
5 116 (7.15%) Retail
6 89 (5.49%) Legal
7 65 (4.01%) Marketing
8 54 (3.33%) Presentation Skills
8 54 (3.33%) Public Sector
9 44 (2.71%) Games
10 33 (2.03%) Documentation Skills
11 32 (1.97%) Billing
11 32 (1.97%) Manufacturing
12 31 (1.91%) Electronics
13 28 (1.73%) Influencing Skills
14 27 (1.66%) Telecoms
15 24 (1.48%) Organisational Skills
16 19 (1.17%) Investment Banking
17 15 (0.92%) Financial Institution
17 15 (0.92%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 391 (24.11%) Developer
2 187 (11.53%) Analyst
3 148 (9.12%) Software Engineer
4 128 (7.89%) Senior Developer
5 120 (7.40%) Business Analyst
6 105 (6.47%) Project Manager
7 77 (4.75%) Java Developer
8 67 (4.13%) Scrum Master
9 60 (3.70%) Architect
10 55 (3.39%) Full Stack Developer
10 55 (3.39%) Linux Engineer
11 54 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
12 53 (3.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 53 (3.27%) Senior Software Engineer
13 52 (3.21%) Systems Engineer
14 44 (2.71%) Cloud Engineer
15 43 (2.65%) .NET Developer
15 43 (2.65%) Agile Project Manager
16 42 (2.59%) C# Developer
17 41 (2.53%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (17.88%) React
2 275 (16.95%) HTML
3 218 (13.44%) CSS
4 216 (13.32%) REST
5 204 (12.58%) AngularJS
6 190 (11.71%) Node.js
7 187 (11.53%) Web Services
8 172 (10.60%) RESTful
9 148 (9.12%) .NET
10 132 (8.14%) Kafka
11 126 (7.77%) Spring
12 117 (7.21%) HTML5
13 101 (6.23%) JSON
14 77 (4.75%) Apache NiFi
14 77 (4.75%) SOAP
15 76 (4.69%) Redux
16 67 (4.13%) XML
17 63 (3.88%) OAuth
18 62 (3.82%) Vue.js
19 60 (3.70%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 188 (11.59%) User Experience
2 94 (5.80%) Public Cloud
3 80 (4.93%) Mobile App
4 78 (4.81%) Self-Motivation
5 72 (4.44%) Cyberattack
6 41 (2.53%) iPad
7 38 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
7 38 (2.34%) Hybrid Cloud
8 33 (2.03%) Algorithms
8 33 (2.03%) Contract for Difference
9 31 (1.91%) Spread Betting
10 30 (1.85%) Equities
11 29 (1.79%) Data Structures
11 29 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 27 (1.66%) Wiki
13 25 (1.54%) Management Information System
14 24 (1.48%) Cloud Native
15 21 (1.29%) Data Centre
15 21 (1.29%) PMI
16 20 (1.23%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 374 (23.06%) Linux
2 222 (13.69%) Windows
3 114 (7.03%) CentOS
4 82 (5.06%) Windows Server
5 81 (4.99%) Apple iOS
6 80 (4.93%) Android
7 68 (4.19%) Unix
8 64 (3.95%) Ubuntu
9 53 (3.27%) Windows Server 2016
10 47 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 22 (1.36%) Windows 10
12 18 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (0.68%) Windows Server 2019
14 7 (0.43%) Debian
14 7 (0.43%) Solaris
14 7 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (0.25%) VMS
15 4 (0.25%) Windows 7
16 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
17 1 (0.062%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,279 (78.85%) Agile Software Development
2 677 (41.74%) Scrum
3 531 (32.74%) DevOps
4 367 (22.63%) Test Automation
5 357 (22.01%) Software Engineering
6 333 (20.53%) Microservices
7 331 (20.41%) SDLC
8 268 (16.52%) Problem-Solving
9 248 (15.29%) Machine Learning
10 230 (14.18%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 196 (12.08%) Analytics
12 194 (11.96%) TDD
13 193 (11.90%) BDD
14 192 (11.84%) Data Science
15 184 (11.34%) Mentoring
16 183 (11.28%) ITIL
17 174 (10.73%) Cyber Intelligence
18 168 (10.36%) Continuous Integration
19 165 (10.17%) Project Management
20 164 (10.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 482 (29.72%) Java
2 423 (26.08%) Python
3 330 (20.35%) JavaScript
4 258 (15.91%) SQL
5 196 (12.08%) C#
6 178 (10.97%) PowerShell
7 134 (8.26%) TypeScript
8 110 (6.78%) Bash Shell
9 90 (5.55%) C
10 84 (5.18%) C++
11 81 (4.99%) PHP
12 55 (3.39%) Java 8
13 35 (2.16%) Kotlin
14 32 (1.97%) Ruby
15 31 (1.91%) PL/SQL
15 31 (1.91%) Shell Script
16 27 (1.66%) Scala
17 24 (1.48%) Groovy
17 24 (1.48%) Java 11
18 18 (1.11%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 216 (13.32%) Degree
2 82 (5.06%) Security Cleared
3 54 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 45 (2.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 28 (1.73%) GIAC
5 28 (1.73%) RHCE
6 27 (1.66%) Master's Degree
7 23 (1.42%) PMI Certification
8 20 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 19 (1.17%) DV Cleared
10 17 (1.05%) AWS Certification
10 17 (1.05%) ISEB
11 15 (0.92%) ISTQB
12 13 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 10 (0.62%) HND
14 7 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
15 5 (0.31%) PMP
15 5 (0.31%) RHCSA
16 4 (0.25%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (11.34%) QA
2 51 (3.14%) PMO
3 41 (2.53%) Accessibility
4 25 (1.54%) GDPR
5 11 (0.68%) SLA
6 8 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.43%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.37%) GRC
9 4 (0.25%) WCAG
10 3 (0.18%) NIST
11 2 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
11 2 (0.12%) ISO 20022
11 2 (0.12%) MiFID
11 2 (0.12%) SEPA
12 1 (0.062%) Government Security Classifications
12 1 (0.062%) GxP
12 1 (0.062%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.062%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.062%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.062%) SOC 2
System Software
1 445 (27.44%) Docker
2 117 (7.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (5.30%) Active Directory
4 75 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (0.99%) VirtualBox
6 15 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (0.86%) iptables
8 9 (0.55%) vSphere
9 7 (0.43%) Hyper-V
10 6 (0.37%) XenApp
11 5 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.12%) Firmware
12 2 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.12%) Xen
13 1 (0.062%) GlusterFS
13 1 (0.062%) NFS
Systems Management
1 249 (15.35%) Ansible
2 228 (14.06%) Kubernetes
3 128 (7.89%) Puppet
4 115 (7.09%) Terraform
5 34 (2.10%) Microsoft Intune
6 24 (1.48%) Kibana
7 23 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
8 18 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (0.86%) Grafana
10 12 (0.74%) Istio
10 12 (0.74%) Prometheus
11 10 (0.62%) Packer
12 9 (0.55%) logstash
13 8 (0.49%) Failover Clustering
14 6 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
14 6 (0.37%) ZABBIX
15 5 (0.31%) Bacula
15 5 (0.31%) Bareos
15 5 (0.31%) yum
16 4 (0.25%) Graylog
Vendors
1 312 (19.24%) Microsoft
2 277 (17.08%) Atlassian
3 185 (11.41%) Oracle
4 121 (7.46%) VMware
5 102 (6.29%) Google
6 97 (5.98%) Red Hat
7 60 (3.70%) IBM
8 44 (2.71%) SAP
9 40 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
10 29 (1.79%) HP
11 27 (1.66%) Elastic Path
11 27 (1.66%) Solace
12 23 (1.42%) ServiceNow
13 22 (1.36%) hybris
14 21 (1.29%) Sitecore
15 15 (0.92%) AppDynamics
15 15 (0.92%) BT
15 15 (0.92%) Splunk
16 12 (0.74%) Cloudera
17 11 (0.68%) HubSpot