Period
to 9 July 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 9 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
UK > England
6 months to
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 199 247 270
Rank change year-on-year +48 +23 +86
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 1,252 1,896 2,099
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.74% 1.39% 1.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.28% 9.22% 7.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,001 1,390 1,582
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £37,000
90th Percentile £83,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £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 10,199 20,565 27,601
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.21% 15.11% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8,178 16,298 22,363
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,700
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%

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 9 July 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 9 July 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 +46 627 £70,000 +7.69% 55
South East +38 266 £52,500 -4.55% 10
North of England +75 156 £50,000 - 13
South West +57 87 £51,593 +8.62% 8
North West +30 84 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Yorkshire +119 72 £45,000 -12.20% 4
Midlands +69 60 £47,500 -5.00% 12
East of England +86 50 £50,000 -13.04% 13
West Midlands +83 44 £47,500 -5.00% 11
East Midlands +55 16 £67,500 +35.00% 1
Confluence
UK

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 1,196 (95.53%) JIRA
2 911 (72.76%) Agile Software Development
3 444 (35.46%) Scrum
4 388 (30.99%) DevOps
5 340 (27.16%) Java
6 313 (25.00%) Finance
7 308 (24.60%) Jenkins
8 304 (24.28%) Git (software)
9 272 (21.73%) Test Automation
10 269 (21.49%) Python
11 263 (21.01%) Docker
12 257 (20.53%) SQL
13 252 (20.13%) AWS
14 247 (19.73%) Azure
15 244 (19.49%) Linux
16 223 (17.81%) Software Engineering
17 206 (16.45%) Continuous Integration
18 191 (15.26%) TDD
19 187 (14.94%) JavaScript
20 183 (14.62%) C#
21 177 (14.14%) Problem-Solving
22 174 (13.90%) Microservices
23 171 (13.66%) .NET
24 167 (13.34%) Atlassian
25 163 (13.02%) Kanban
26 162 (12.94%) Kubernetes
27 159 (12.70%) Microsoft
28 158 (12.62%) QA
29 155 (12.38%) SDLC
30 154 (12.30%) Selenium

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 90 (7.19%) SharePoint
2 33 (2.64%) Apache
3 29 (2.32%) CMS
4 23 (1.84%) Apache Spark
5 22 (1.76%) Tomcat
6 17 (1.36%) IIS
6 17 (1.36%) WebSphere
7 14 (1.12%) OpenStack
8 12 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (0.72%) CICS
10 9 (0.72%) WebLogic
11 8 (0.64%) Drupal
12 7 (0.56%) Red Hat Fuse
13 6 (0.48%) nginx
13 6 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (0.40%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.32%) MQSeries
15 4 (0.32%) MS Exchange
15 4 (0.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 66 (5.27%) Microsoft Office
2 53 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 37 (2.96%) Microsoft Project
4 21 (1.68%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 11 (0.88%) InVision
7 9 (0.72%) Adobe XD
7 9 (0.72%) Camtasia
7 9 (0.72%) MadCap Flare
7 9 (0.72%) Zeplin
8 2 (0.16%) HipChat
8 2 (0.16%) Sketch
9 1 (0.080%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.080%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.080%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.080%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 13 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.72%) Magento
3 8 (0.64%) BASE24
4 6 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.24%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.16%) Maximo
6 2 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.080%) assyst
7 1 (0.080%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.080%) OpenCart
7 1 (0.080%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.080%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.080%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.080%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 252 (20.13%) AWS
2 247 (19.73%) Azure
3 97 (7.75%) GitHub
4 85 (6.79%) SaaS
5 69 (5.51%) Serverless
6 55 (4.39%) AWS Lambda
6 55 (4.39%) GCP
7 53 (4.23%) OpenShift
8 43 (3.43%) AWS CloudFormation
9 42 (3.35%) Amazon EC2
10 36 (2.88%) Slack
11 35 (2.80%) Amazon S3
12 32 (2.56%) PaaS
13 30 (2.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 28 (2.24%) Office 365
15 22 (1.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 21 (1.68%) AWS CodePipeline
16 21 (1.68%) AWS Fargate
16 21 (1.68%) Trello
17 20 (1.60%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.40%) Firewall
2 26 (2.08%) MPLS
3 25 (2.00%) IPv4
4 24 (1.92%) DNS
4 24 (1.92%) Network Security
4 24 (1.92%) TCP/IP
5 23 (1.84%) BGP
5 23 (1.84%) HSRP
5 23 (1.84%) RSVP
5 23 (1.84%) SNMP
5 23 (1.84%) VPLS
5 23 (1.84%) VRRP
6 21 (1.68%) HTTP
7 20 (1.60%) VPN
8 19 (1.52%) Broadband
9 18 (1.44%) BIG-IP
10 15 (1.20%) Wireless
11 11 (0.88%) Internet
12 10 (0.80%) ATM
12 10 (0.80%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (12.30%) SQL Server
2 78 (6.23%) NoSQL
3 77 (6.15%) MongoDB
4 68 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
5 63 (5.03%) MySQL
6 44 (3.51%) Oracle Database
7 37 (2.96%) Relational Database
8 35 (2.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 30 (2.40%) Amazon RDS
10 27 (2.16%) Big Data
11 22 (1.76%) Blockchain
12 21 (1.68%) Hadoop
13 20 (1.60%) Power BI
13 20 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
14 19 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
15 18 (1.44%) RDBMS
16 16 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
16 16 (1.28%) DB2
17 15 (1.20%) Oracle Database 12c
18 14 (1.12%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 1,196 (95.53%) JIRA
2 308 (24.60%) Jenkins
3 304 (24.28%) Git (software)
4 154 (12.30%) Selenium
5 148 (11.82%) Bitbucket
6 90 (7.19%) Cucumber
7 73 (5.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 57 (4.55%) SoapUI
9 49 (3.91%) Maven
10 47 (3.75%) JUnit
10 47 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
11 45 (3.59%) JMeter
11 45 (3.59%) WebDriver
12 38 (3.04%) Sonatype Nexus
12 38 (3.04%) SpecFlow
13 37 (2.96%) SonarQube
14 35 (2.80%) TeamCity
15 31 (2.48%) Postman
16 30 (2.40%) Vagrant
17 28 (2.24%) LoadRunner
General
1 313 (25.00%) Finance
2 152 (12.14%) Banking
3 66 (5.27%) Retail
4 33 (2.64%) Public Sector
5 31 (2.48%) Telecoms
6 25 (2.00%) Marketing
7 19 (1.52%) Retail Banking
8 17 (1.36%) Front Office
8 17 (1.36%) Investment Banking
8 17 (1.36%) Legal
9 16 (1.28%) Games
10 13 (1.04%) Back Office
11 10 (0.80%) Aerospace
12 8 (0.64%) Automotive
13 7 (0.56%) French Language
13 7 (0.56%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.56%) Private Banking
14 6 (0.48%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.40%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 257 (20.53%) Developer
2 183 (14.62%) Analyst
3 94 (7.51%) Software Engineer
4 90 (7.19%) Business Analyst
5 86 (6.87%) DevOps Engineer
6 67 (5.35%) Senior Developer
7 63 (5.03%) Project Manager
8 55 (4.39%) Administrator
9 53 (4.23%) .NET Developer
10 44 (3.51%) Lead Developer
11 42 (3.35%) Architect
11 42 (3.35%) Test Analyst
12 40 (3.19%) C# Developer
12 40 (3.19%) Java Developer
13 36 (2.88%) Java Engineer
14 35 (2.80%) Product Owner
14 35 (2.80%) Scrum Master
15 34 (2.72%) Tester
16 30 (2.40%) C# .NET Developer
17 29 (2.32%) JIRA Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (13.66%) .NET
2 132 (10.54%) HTML
3 119 (9.50%) CSS
4 113 (9.03%) Web Services
5 105 (8.39%) REST
6 104 (8.31%) RESTful
7 103 (8.23%) AngularJS
8 91 (7.27%) Spring
9 84 (6.71%) React
10 80 (6.39%) Node.js
11 62 (4.95%) HTML5
11 62 (4.95%) SOAP
11 62 (4.95%) XML
12 58 (4.63%) JSON
12 58 (4.63%) Kafka
13 55 (4.39%) .NET Core
14 41 (3.27%) Hibernate
15 40 (3.19%) .NET Framework
16 35 (2.80%) CSS3
17 33 (2.64%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 131 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (4.55%) User Experience
3 52 (4.15%) Self-Motivation
4 48 (3.83%) Mobile App
5 45 (3.59%) Data Centre
6 38 (3.04%) Public Cloud
7 29 (2.32%) Greenfield Project
8 25 (2.00%) Algorithms
9 24 (1.92%) Tandem
10 23 (1.84%) Mainframe
11 22 (1.76%) Data Structures
11 22 (1.76%) Hedge funds
12 19 (1.52%) Cloud Native
13 18 (1.44%) iPad
13 18 (1.44%) Virtual Team
14 15 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
14 15 (1.20%) PKI
14 15 (1.20%) Wiki
15 14 (1.12%) Market Risk
16 12 (0.96%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 244 (19.49%) Linux
2 128 (10.22%) Windows
3 67 (5.35%) Unix
4 56 (4.47%) CentOS
5 44 (3.51%) Ubuntu
6 42 (3.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 37 (2.96%) Windows Server
8 25 (2.00%) Android
9 15 (1.20%) Apple iOS
10 14 (1.12%) Debian
11 13 (1.04%) CoreOS
12 11 (0.88%) FreeBSD
12 11 (0.88%) FreeNAS
12 11 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (0.88%) Windows Server 2016
13 6 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
13 6 (0.48%) Solaris
13 6 (0.48%) VMS
13 6 (0.48%) Windows Server 2019
14 5 (0.40%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 911 (72.76%) Agile Software Development
2 444 (35.46%) Scrum
3 388 (30.99%) DevOps
4 272 (21.73%) Test Automation
5 223 (17.81%) Software Engineering
6 206 (16.45%) Continuous Integration
7 191 (15.26%) TDD
8 177 (14.14%) Problem-Solving
9 174 (13.90%) Microservices
10 163 (13.02%) Kanban
11 155 (12.38%) SDLC
12 142 (11.34%) Waterfall
13 131 (10.46%) Project Management
14 126 (10.06%) User Stories
15 117 (9.35%) BDD
16 112 (8.95%) Mentoring
17 97 (7.75%) Project Delivery
18 96 (7.67%) Stakeholder Management
19 86 (6.87%) Fintech
20 83 (6.63%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 340 (27.16%) Java
2 269 (21.49%) Python
3 257 (20.53%) SQL
4 187 (14.94%) JavaScript
5 183 (14.62%) C#
6 87 (6.95%) C
7 83 (6.63%) C++
8 80 (6.39%) Bash Shell
9 58 (4.63%) TypeScript
10 54 (4.31%) PowerShell
11 51 (4.07%) PHP
12 40 (3.19%) VB.NET
13 34 (2.72%) Ruby
14 28 (2.24%) Java 8
14 28 (2.24%) PL/SQL
15 22 (1.76%) Scala
15 22 (1.76%) T-SQL
16 21 (1.68%) Shell Script
16 21 (1.68%) VBA
17 19 (1.52%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 128 (10.22%) Degree
2 112 (8.95%) Security Cleared
3 58 (4.63%) ISTQB
4 55 (4.39%) SC Cleared
5 52 (4.15%) ISEB
6 40 (3.19%) DV Cleared
7 12 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (0.96%) MCP
8 10 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (0.72%) IIBA
10 8 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (0.56%) AWS Certification
12 6 (0.48%) CBAP
12 6 (0.48%) GIAC
12 6 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (0.40%) CESG Certified Professional
13 5 (0.40%) CISSP
13 5 (0.40%) DBS Check
13 5 (0.40%) PMI Certification
13 5 (0.40%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (12.62%) QA
2 22 (1.76%) SLA
3 14 (1.12%) PMO
4 9 (0.72%) GDPR
4 9 (0.72%) ISO 8583
5 7 (0.56%) Government Security Classifications
5 7 (0.56%) NCSC
5 7 (0.56%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.16%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.080%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.080%) COBIT
10 1 (0.080%) EMIR
10 1 (0.080%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.080%) MiFID
10 1 (0.080%) NIST
System Software
1 263 (21.01%) Docker
2 84 (6.71%) Active Directory
3 39 (3.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (1.12%) VirtualBox
6 11 (0.88%) GlusterFS
6 11 (0.88%) KVM
7 10 (0.80%) vSphere
8 9 (0.72%) Firmware
9 6 (0.48%) Terminal Server
10 4 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.32%) VMware NSX
11 3 (0.24%) LXC
12 2 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.16%) iptables
12 2 (0.16%) vCloud
13 1 (0.080%) GeoWebCache
13 1 (0.080%) Hyper-V
13 1 (0.080%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 162 (12.94%) Kubernetes
2 100 (7.99%) Ansible
3 90 (7.19%) Terraform
4 45 (3.59%) Puppet
5 20 (1.60%) SCCM
5 20 (1.60%) ZABBIX
6 18 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
8 16 (1.28%) HP ALM
9 15 (1.20%) SCOM
10 14 (1.12%) Nagios
11 12 (0.96%) CA Service Virtualization
12 11 (0.88%) Grafana
12 11 (0.88%) Proxmox
13 10 (0.80%) Packer
14 6 (0.48%) Istio
15 5 (0.40%) OSSEC
15 5 (0.40%) vCenter Server
16 4 (0.32%) Nessus
17 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 167 (13.34%) Atlassian
2 159 (12.70%) Microsoft
3 132 (10.54%) Oracle
4 54 (4.31%) Red Hat
5 53 (4.23%) VMware
6 44 (3.51%) HP
7 41 (3.27%) IBM
8 37 (2.96%) Salesforce.com
9 35 (2.80%) SAP
10 31 (2.48%) CA
11 30 (2.40%) Adobe
11 30 (2.40%) Cisco
12 28 (2.24%) Google
13 25 (2.00%) ServiceNow
14 21 (1.68%) Huawei
14 21 (1.68%) Nokia
15 19 (1.52%) Unisys
16 18 (1.44%) Splunk
17 17 (1.36%) Tableau
18 16 (1.28%) SaltStack