Period
to 28 March 2020

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 28 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
UK > England
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 213 244 306
Rank change year-on-year +31 +62 +87
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 1,716 1,948 1,744
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.57% 1.42% 1.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.92% 9.13% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,279 1,384 1,347
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 15,711 21,327 27,575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.35% 15.51% 16.72%
Number of salaries quoted 12,527 17,040 22,897
Median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +6.38%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +8.89%

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 28 March 2020.

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 28 March 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
London +11 739 £65,000 - 103
South East +34 391 £52,500 -2.78% 46
North of England +11 253 £52,750 +5.50% 42
Yorkshire +53 125 £57,500 +12.60% 15
North West -30 121 £51,880 +6.97% 21
East of England +88 114 £57,500 +15.00% 16
Midlands +51 105 £52,500 +16.67% 27
South West +57 94 £51,593 +3.19% 19
West Midlands +52 79 £51,250 +13.89% 22
East Midlands +13 23 £57,500 +27.78% 5
North East -8 7 £33,000 -26.67% 6
Confluence
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 England region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 1,633 (95.16%) JIRA
2 1,331 (77.56%) Agile Software Development
3 670 (39.04%) Scrum
4 530 (30.89%) DevOps
5 444 (25.87%) Finance
6 442 (25.76%) Test Automation
7 439 (25.58%) Jenkins
8 425 (24.77%) Java
9 365 (21.27%) AWS
10 364 (21.21%) Git (software)
11 344 (20.05%) Python
12 338 (19.70%) Azure
13 335 (19.52%) Continuous Integration
14 309 (18.01%) C#
15 308 (17.95%) Problem-Solving
16 288 (16.78%) Docker
17 287 (16.72%) Linux
17 287 (16.72%) TDD
18 272 (15.85%) JavaScript
19 271 (15.79%) Atlassian
20 270 (15.73%) SDLC
21 268 (15.62%) SQL
22 245 (14.28%) Project Management
23 242 (14.10%) Bitbucket
24 238 (13.87%) Microsoft
25 235 (13.69%) QA
26 234 (13.64%) Software Engineering
27 232 (13.52%) Kanban
28 231 (13.46%) Windows
28 231 (13.46%) Microservices

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
1 108 (6.29%) SharePoint
2 50 (2.91%) Apache
3 43 (2.51%) CMS
4 31 (1.81%) Tomcat
5 27 (1.57%) Apache Spark
6 24 (1.40%) IIS
7 17 (0.99%) Drupal
8 14 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
8 14 (0.82%) Mule
9 12 (0.70%) WebSphere
10 10 (0.58%) CICS
11 9 (0.52%) Umbraco
12 8 (0.47%) Red Hat Fuse
13 7 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 7 (0.41%) SAS
14 6 (0.35%) Anypoint
14 6 (0.35%) Apache Solr
14 6 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
14 6 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
14 6 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 79 (4.60%) Microsoft Office
2 70 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 50 (2.91%) Microsoft Project
4 30 (1.75%) InVision
4 30 (1.75%) MS Visio
5 28 (1.63%) Zeplin
6 26 (1.52%) Adobe XD
7 24 (1.40%) HipChat
8 22 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 6 (0.35%) Camtasia
10 5 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (0.29%) Gliffy
11 4 (0.23%) Photoshop
11 4 (0.23%) Sketch
12 3 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
13 2 (0.12%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
13 2 (0.12%) InDesign
13 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
14 1 (0.058%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 30 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 16 (0.93%) Magento
4 6 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.23%) Shopify
6 3 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.17%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.12%) CA PPM
7 2 (0.12%) HFM
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.12%) Softmar
8 1 (0.058%) assyst
8 1 (0.058%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.058%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.058%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.058%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.058%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 365 (21.27%) AWS
2 338 (19.70%) Azure
3 152 (8.86%) GitHub
4 89 (5.19%) Slack
5 81 (4.72%) SaaS
6 75 (4.37%) OpenShift
6 75 (4.37%) Serverless
7 73 (4.25%) GCP
8 70 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
9 69 (4.02%) AWS CloudFormation
10 62 (3.61%) AWS Lambda
11 56 (3.26%) Amazon S3
12 48 (2.80%) Office 365
13 41 (2.39%) npm
14 40 (2.33%) PaaS
14 40 (2.33%) Trello
15 39 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 35 (2.04%) IaaS
17 32 (1.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 26 (1.52%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (3.09%) DNS
2 38 (2.21%) Firewall
3 34 (1.98%) TCP/IP
4 29 (1.69%) HTTP
5 23 (1.34%) Internet
5 23 (1.34%) MPLS
5 23 (1.34%) SSL
5 23 (1.34%) VPN
6 21 (1.22%) Network Security
7 20 (1.17%) IPv4
7 20 (1.17%) Skype
8 17 (0.99%) BGP
8 17 (0.99%) HSRP
8 17 (0.99%) SNMP
8 17 (0.99%) Wireless
9 16 (0.93%) Broadband
10 15 (0.87%) RSVP
10 15 (0.87%) VPLS
10 15 (0.87%) VRRP
11 14 (0.82%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (9.50%) SQL Server
2 81 (4.72%) NoSQL
3 69 (4.02%) MySQL
4 54 (3.15%) MongoDB
4 54 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
5 52 (3.03%) Relational Database
6 44 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
7 42 (2.45%) Amazon RDS
8 41 (2.39%) Big Data
9 35 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 32 (1.86%) Oracle Database
11 30 (1.75%) Hadoop
12 28 (1.63%) RDBMS
13 20 (1.17%) Amazon Redshift
14 18 (1.05%) Amazon Athena
14 18 (1.05%) DB2
15 17 (0.99%) Blockchain
16 16 (0.93%) Power BI
16 16 (0.93%) Redis
17 15 (0.87%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1,633 (95.16%) JIRA
2 439 (25.58%) Jenkins
3 364 (21.21%) Git (software)
4 242 (14.10%) Bitbucket
5 218 (12.70%) Selenium
6 145 (8.45%) Cucumber
7 134 (7.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 107 (6.24%) Maven
9 94 (5.48%) SoapUI
10 85 (4.95%) JMeter
10 85 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
11 82 (4.78%) TeamCity
12 81 (4.72%) JUnit
13 78 (4.55%) WebDriver
14 76 (4.43%) SonarQube
15 49 (2.86%) SpecFlow
16 47 (2.74%) Artifactory
17 46 (2.68%) Jasmine
18 44 (2.56%) TestRail
19 43 (2.51%) Subversion
General
1 444 (25.87%) Finance
2 183 (10.66%) Banking
3 82 (4.78%) Public Sector
4 78 (4.55%) Retail
5 47 (2.74%) Marketing
6 44 (2.56%) Legal
7 32 (1.86%) Telecoms
8 27 (1.57%) Retail Banking
9 20 (1.17%) Financial Institution
10 17 (0.99%) Back Office
11 16 (0.93%) Front Office
11 16 (0.93%) Games
11 16 (0.93%) Investment Banking
12 13 (0.76%) Aerospace
12 13 (0.76%) Publishing
13 11 (0.64%) French Language
13 11 (0.64%) Manufacturing
13 11 (0.64%) Private Banking
14 7 (0.41%) Automotive
14 7 (0.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 330 (19.23%) Developer
2 235 (13.69%) Analyst
3 125 (7.28%) DevOps Engineer
4 122 (7.11%) Business Analyst
5 97 (5.65%) Software Engineer
6 89 (5.19%) Project Manager
7 83 (4.84%) Architect
8 78 (4.55%) .NET Developer
9 76 (4.43%) Test Analyst
10 61 (3.55%) C# Developer
11 59 (3.44%) Senior Developer
12 56 (3.26%) Scrum Master
12 56 (3.26%) Senior Analyst
13 51 (2.97%) Solutions Architect
14 50 (2.91%) QA Engineer
15 49 (2.86%) Java Developer
16 48 (2.80%) C# .NET Developer
17 45 (2.62%) Test Engineer
18 44 (2.56%) AWS Engineer
18 44 (2.56%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (13.34%) .NET
2 186 (10.84%) CSS
3 185 (10.78%) HTML
4 167 (9.73%) REST
4 167 (9.73%) Web Services
5 154 (8.97%) AngularJS
6 135 (7.87%) RESTful
7 121 (7.05%) JSON
8 117 (6.82%) Node.js
9 116 (6.76%) Spring
10 104 (6.06%) HTML5
11 90 (5.24%) SOAP
12 87 (5.07%) React
13 66 (3.85%) .NET Core
14 63 (3.67%) CSS3
15 60 (3.50%) .NET Framework
15 60 (3.50%) XML
16 59 (3.44%) Angular 2
17 52 (3.03%) Sass
18 51 (2.97%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 207 (12.06%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (5.65%) Self-Motivation
3 91 (5.30%) User Experience
4 61 (3.55%) Public Cloud
5 59 (3.44%) Mobile App
6 48 (2.80%) Data Centre
7 39 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
8 34 (1.98%) Hybrid Cloud
8 34 (1.98%) Virtual Team
8 34 (1.98%) Wiki
9 32 (1.86%) PKI
10 30 (1.75%) Cloud Native
10 30 (1.75%) Data Structures
11 29 (1.69%) Management Information System
12 25 (1.46%) Mainframe
13 24 (1.40%) iPad
14 22 (1.28%) Algorithms
14 22 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
15 18 (1.05%) Tandem
16 11 (0.64%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 287 (16.72%) Linux
2 231 (13.46%) Windows
3 100 (5.83%) Unix
4 58 (3.38%) Windows Server
5 33 (1.92%) Android
5 33 (1.92%) Ubuntu
6 31 (1.81%) Apple iOS
7 30 (1.75%) CentOS
7 30 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (0.87%) Solaris
9 8 (0.47%) Debian
10 7 (0.41%) CoreOS
10 7 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.35%) Windows 10
11 6 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.35%) zOS
12 5 (0.29%) FreeBSD
12 5 (0.29%) FreeNAS
12 5 (0.29%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.29%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,331 (77.56%) Agile Software Development
2 670 (39.04%) Scrum
3 530 (30.89%) DevOps
4 442 (25.76%) Test Automation
5 335 (19.52%) Continuous Integration
6 308 (17.95%) Problem-Solving
7 287 (16.72%) TDD
8 270 (15.73%) SDLC
9 245 (14.28%) Project Management
10 234 (13.64%) Software Engineering
11 232 (13.52%) Kanban
12 231 (13.46%) Microservices
13 212 (12.35%) Waterfall
14 207 (12.06%) BDD
15 174 (10.14%) User Stories
16 150 (8.74%) Stakeholder Management
17 139 (8.10%) Mentoring
18 127 (7.40%) Software Delivery
19 119 (6.93%) Coaching
20 118 (6.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 425 (24.77%) Java
2 344 (20.05%) Python
3 309 (18.01%) C#
4 272 (15.85%) JavaScript
5 268 (15.62%) SQL
6 106 (6.18%) Bash Shell
7 89 (5.19%) C
8 83 (4.84%) PowerShell
8 83 (4.84%) TypeScript
9 80 (4.66%) C++
10 66 (3.85%) Scala
11 59 (3.44%) Ruby
12 58 (3.38%) PHP
13 42 (2.45%) T-SQL
14 38 (2.21%) Groovy
15 35 (2.04%) ES6
16 33 (1.92%) PL/SQL
17 28 (1.63%) Go
18 27 (1.57%) VBA
19 23 (1.34%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 168 (9.79%) Degree
2 113 (6.59%) Security Cleared
3 101 (5.89%) ISTQB
4 78 (4.55%) ISEB
5 61 (3.55%) SC Cleared
6 37 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
7 23 (1.34%) DV Cleared
8 19 (1.11%) Postgraduate
9 16 (0.93%) AWS Certification
10 15 (0.87%) MCP
11 12 (0.70%) IIBA
11 12 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 11 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (0.58%) PMI Certification
13 10 (0.58%) RHCE
13 10 (0.58%) TOGAF Certification
14 9 (0.52%) PMP
15 8 (0.47%) DBS Check
15 8 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 7 (0.41%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 235 (13.69%) QA
2 25 (1.46%) SLA
3 22 (1.28%) PMO
4 12 (0.70%) GDPR
5 9 (0.52%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.47%) Government Security Classifications
6 8 (0.47%) NCSC
7 7 (0.41%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.23%) MiFID
9 4 (0.23%) PMBOK
10 3 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.12%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.058%) AIFMD
12 1 (0.058%) EMIR
12 1 (0.058%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.058%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.058%) PSD2
System Software
1 288 (16.78%) Docker
2 66 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 23 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (0.70%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.58%) vSphere
7 8 (0.47%) KVM
7 8 (0.47%) VirtualBox
8 6 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (0.29%) GlusterFS
9 5 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.23%) Firmware
11 3 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.17%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (0.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 3 (0.17%) XenApp
12 2 (0.12%) iptables
13 1 (0.058%) Btrfs
13 1 (0.058%) GeoWebCache
Systems Management
1 194 (11.31%) Kubernetes
2 169 (9.85%) Ansible
3 151 (8.80%) Terraform
4 92 (5.36%) Puppet
5 53 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
6 50 (2.91%) HP ALM
7 39 (2.27%) Packer
8 30 (1.75%) ZABBIX
9 26 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
10 24 (1.40%) Nagios
11 22 (1.28%) Istio
12 21 (1.22%) SCCM
13 19 (1.11%) SCOM
14 15 (0.87%) HP SiteScope
15 12 (0.70%) CA Service Virtualization
16 8 (0.47%) Grafana
16 8 (0.47%) MIIS
16 8 (0.47%) WSUS
17 6 (0.35%) Jamf Pro
17 6 (0.35%) Mesos
Vendors
1 271 (15.79%) Atlassian
2 238 (13.87%) Microsoft
3 126 (7.34%) Oracle
4 84 (4.90%) HP
5 74 (4.31%) Salesforce.com
6 68 (3.96%) SAP
7 58 (3.38%) Adobe
8 54 (3.15%) CA
9 49 (2.86%) Google
10 48 (2.80%) IBM
10 48 (2.80%) Red Hat
11 43 (2.51%) hybris
12 36 (2.10%) Delphix
12 36 (2.10%) VMware
13 34 (1.98%) ServiceNow
14 30 (1.75%) Cisco
15 27 (1.57%) Tableau
16 26 (1.52%) SaltStack
16 26 (1.52%) Splunk
16 26 (1.52%) Unisys