Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
UK > England
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 201 214 240
Rank change year-on-year +13 +26 +107
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 937 1,821 2,020
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.66% 1.56% 1.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.83% 10.71% 8.95%
Number of salaries quoted 806 1,295 1,415
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% -2.78%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £35,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £83,750 £81,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £56,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.67% -

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 7,918 17,009 22,582
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.05% 14.55% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 6,457 13,831 18,378
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
10th Percentile £31,223 £27,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 15 January 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 15 January 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 +70 459 £65,000 +4.00% 58
South East -23 137 £56,750 -5.42% 29
Midlands +91 117 £50,000 - 20
South West +58 91 £60,000 +20.00% 26
North of England -51 91 £57,500 +15.00% 36
West Midlands +83 90 £55,000 +11.42% 19
North West -16 52 £57,500 +21.05% 12
East of England +28 29 £66,250 +15.22% 19
East Midlands +67 27 £42,500 -20.93% 1
Yorkshire -29 23 £57,500 +2.68% 18
North East +20 16 £57,500 +74.24% 6
Confluence
UK

For the 6 months to 15 January 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.

1 889 (94.88%) JIRA
2 657 (70.12%) Agile Software Development
3 338 (36.07%) Scrum
4 289 (30.84%) Git (software)
5 275 (29.35%) Java
6 254 (27.11%) AWS
7 247 (26.36%) DevOps
8 233 (24.87%) Finance
9 232 (24.76%) Linux
10 216 (23.05%) Azure
11 208 (22.20%) Test Automation
12 203 (21.66%) Python
13 200 (21.34%) SQL
14 180 (19.21%) Jenkins
15 178 (19.00%) JavaScript
16 176 (18.78%) Microsoft
16 176 (18.78%) Atlassian
17 174 (18.57%) Docker
18 168 (17.93%) Software Engineering
19 140 (14.94%) Bitbucket
20 132 (14.09%) C#
20 132 (14.09%) Windows
21 131 (13.98%) Microservices
22 128 (13.66%) SQL Server
23 127 (13.55%) Problem-Solving
24 121 (12.91%) .NET
25 120 (12.81%) Kanban
26 116 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
27 115 (12.27%) HTML
27 115 (12.27%) SDLC

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 70 (7.47%) SharePoint
2 27 (2.88%) CMS
2 27 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (2.56%) WebSphere
4 17 (1.81%) IIS
5 15 (1.60%) Tomcat
6 12 (1.28%) Drupal
6 12 (1.28%) JBoss
7 11 (1.17%) Apache
7 11 (1.17%) MS Exchange
7 11 (1.17%) SharePoint Server
7 11 (1.17%) WebLogic
8 8 (0.85%) nginx
9 7 (0.75%) GlassFish
10 5 (0.53%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.43%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.32%) IBM Domino
12 3 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 62 (6.62%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (3.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 33 (3.52%) Microsoft Project
4 31 (3.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 24 (2.56%) MS Visio
6 18 (1.92%) Chatbot
7 11 (1.17%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.64%) InVision
9 5 (0.53%) Figma
9 5 (0.53%) Sketch
10 3 (0.32%) Zeplin
11 2 (0.21%) Simulink
12 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.11%) Flinto
12 1 (0.11%) Marvel
12 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 9 (0.96%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (0.96%) Shopify
3 7 (0.75%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 7 (0.75%) Magento
4 5 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.43%) BASE24
5 4 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.43%) Temenos T24
6 3 (0.32%) Eikon
6 3 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.21%) SAP FI-CA
7 2 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.21%) SAP PSCD
8 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 254 (27.11%) AWS
2 216 (23.05%) Azure
3 94 (10.03%) SaaS
4 52 (5.55%) Office 365
5 46 (4.91%) GitHub
6 45 (4.80%) Azure Active Directory
7 44 (4.70%) Slack
8 36 (3.84%) PaaS
9 33 (3.52%) AWS CloudFormation
9 33 (3.52%) GCP
10 31 (3.31%) Serverless
11 23 (2.45%) Trello
12 18 (1.92%) IaaS
12 18 (1.92%) npm
13 17 (1.81%) Amazon S3
13 17 (1.81%) Power Platform
14 15 (1.60%) Mavenlink
15 14 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
16 13 (1.39%) Amazon SQS
17 12 (1.28%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (4.59%) DNS
1 43 (4.59%) Firewall
2 36 (3.84%) TCP/IP
3 31 (3.31%) HTTP
4 23 (2.45%) VPN
5 18 (1.92%) VLAN
6 16 (1.71%) Intranet
7 15 (1.60%) FTP
8 14 (1.49%) IPv4
9 13 (1.39%) IMAP
9 13 (1.39%) OSPF
9 13 (1.39%) SMTP
10 12 (1.28%) Ethernet
11 11 (1.17%) VoIP
12 10 (1.07%) DHCP
12 10 (1.07%) Network Security
12 10 (1.07%) WebEx
12 10 (1.07%) Wireshark
13 9 (0.96%) Internet
14 6 (0.64%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (13.66%) SQL Server
2 67 (7.15%) MongoDB
3 64 (6.83%) NoSQL
4 41 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
5 38 (4.06%) MySQL
6 31 (3.31%) Big Data
7 25 (2.67%) Relational Database
8 17 (1.81%) Hadoop
9 16 (1.71%) Blockchain
10 15 (1.60%) DB2
10 15 (1.60%) RDBMS
11 13 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
11 13 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
13 10 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (1.07%) Power BI
13 10 (1.07%) Redis
14 9 (0.96%) Cosmos DB
15 8 (0.85%) Amazon Redshift
16 7 (0.75%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 889 (94.88%) JIRA
2 289 (30.84%) Git (software)
3 180 (19.21%) Jenkins
4 140 (14.94%) Bitbucket
5 100 (10.67%) Selenium
6 81 (8.64%) JUnit
7 52 (5.55%) JMeter
8 51 (5.44%) Maven
9 39 (4.16%) Cucumber
10 38 (4.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 36 (3.84%) Postman
12 34 (3.63%) WebDriver
13 33 (3.52%) Artifactory
14 32 (3.42%) SpecFlow
15 30 (3.20%) TeamCity
16 29 (3.09%) GitLab
16 29 (3.09%) Mockito
16 29 (3.09%) Octopus Deploy
17 28 (2.99%) LoadRunner
18 22 (2.35%) Appium
General
1 233 (24.87%) Finance
2 52 (5.55%) Banking
3 32 (3.42%) Games
4 31 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 29 (3.09%) Retail
6 27 (2.88%) Public Sector
7 26 (2.77%) Marketing
8 18 (1.92%) Law
9 14 (1.49%) Aerospace
9 14 (1.49%) Legal
10 12 (1.28%) Retail Banking
11 11 (1.17%) Automotive
12 8 (0.85%) Electronics
12 8 (0.85%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.85%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.75%) Front Office
14 6 (0.64%) Advertising
14 6 (0.64%) Billing
14 6 (0.64%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.64%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 243 (25.93%) Developer
2 102 (10.89%) Analyst
3 65 (6.94%) Java Developer
4 59 (6.30%) Software Engineer
5 58 (6.19%) DevOps Engineer
6 56 (5.98%) Project Manager
7 46 (4.91%) Business Analyst
8 41 (4.38%) Test Engineer
9 40 (4.27%) C# Developer
10 39 (4.16%) Architect
10 39 (4.16%) Full Stack Developer
10 39 (4.16%) Senior Developer
11 34 (3.63%) Scrum Master
12 32 (3.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 31 (3.31%) Product Manager
14 27 (2.88%) .NET Developer
15 26 (2.77%) Lead Developer
15 26 (2.77%) Linux Engineer
16 25 (2.67%) Tester
17 23 (2.45%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (12.91%) .NET
2 115 (12.27%) HTML
3 111 (11.85%) RESTful
4 106 (11.31%) React
5 103 (10.99%) CSS
6 96 (10.25%) AngularJS
7 78 (8.32%) Node.js
8 74 (7.90%) REST
9 68 (7.26%) XML
10 64 (6.83%) Spring
11 60 (6.40%) Web Services
12 51 (5.44%) ASP.NET
13 50 (5.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 42 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC
15 39 (4.16%) .NET Core
16 38 (4.06%) JSON
17 36 (3.84%) J2EE
17 36 (3.84%) Redux
18 34 (3.63%) Kafka
19 32 (3.42%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 116 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (6.08%) Mobile App
2 57 (6.08%) User Experience
3 43 (4.59%) Public Cloud
4 32 (3.42%) Management Information System
5 26 (2.77%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (1.92%) Replication
7 17 (1.81%) Virtual Team
8 13 (1.39%) Cyberattack
8 13 (1.39%) Social Media
9 11 (1.17%) Blog
9 11 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 11 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
10 10 (1.07%) Data Centre
10 10 (1.07%) Embedded Systems
10 10 (1.07%) SWIFT
10 10 (1.07%) Wiki
11 9 (0.96%) Algorithms
11 9 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
12 8 (0.85%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 232 (24.76%) Linux
2 132 (14.09%) Windows
3 57 (6.08%) Unix
4 52 (5.55%) CentOS
5 49 (5.23%) Windows Server
6 41 (4.38%) Android
7 39 (4.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 32 (3.42%) Apple iOS
9 22 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (2.13%) Windows 10
11 18 (1.92%) Ubuntu
12 16 (1.71%) VMS
13 15 (1.60%) Debian
14 12 (1.28%) Windows Server 2019
15 11 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
16 9 (0.96%) Windows Server 2016
17 6 (0.64%) Embedded Linux
18 1 (0.11%) CoreOS
18 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
18 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 657 (70.12%) Agile Software Development
2 338 (36.07%) Scrum
3 247 (26.36%) DevOps
4 208 (22.20%) Test Automation
5 168 (17.93%) Software Engineering
6 131 (13.98%) Microservices
7 127 (13.55%) Problem-Solving
8 120 (12.81%) Kanban
9 115 (12.27%) SDLC
10 99 (10.57%) TDD
11 91 (9.71%) ITIL
11 91 (9.71%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 87 (9.28%) Project Management
12 87 (9.28%) User Stories
13 85 (9.07%) Unit Testing
14 83 (8.86%) Analytics
15 80 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
16 76 (8.11%) BDD
17 73 (7.79%) Project Delivery
18 72 (7.68%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 275 (29.35%) Java
2 203 (21.66%) Python
3 200 (21.34%) SQL
4 178 (19.00%) JavaScript
5 132 (14.09%) C#
6 67 (7.15%) Bash Shell
7 64 (6.83%) PowerShell
8 63 (6.72%) TypeScript
9 49 (5.23%) C++
10 47 (5.02%) C
11 46 (4.91%) Shell Script
12 44 (4.70%) Perl
12 44 (4.70%) T-SQL
13 34 (3.63%) Java 8
14 26 (2.77%) Ruby
15 21 (2.24%) Groovy
16 17 (1.81%) XPath
17 15 (1.60%) Go
17 15 (1.60%) Scala
18 12 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 104 (11.10%) Degree
2 98 (10.46%) Security Cleared
3 77 (8.22%) SC Cleared
4 28 (2.99%) DV Cleared
5 21 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
6 16 (1.71%) ISTQB
7 13 (1.39%) AWS Certification
8 10 (1.07%) ISEB
9 7 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (0.75%) CSPO
9 7 (0.75%) GIAC
9 7 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (0.75%) RHCE
10 6 (0.64%) CCNP
10 6 (0.64%) CISSP
10 6 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.32%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (11.95%) QA
2 11 (1.17%) PMO
3 10 (1.07%) GDPR
4 9 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.96%) SLA
5 7 (0.75%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.53%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.53%) WCAG
7 4 (0.43%) ISO 8583
8 3 (0.32%) Government Security Classifications
8 3 (0.32%) NCSC
9 2 (0.21%) NIST
10 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
System Software
1 174 (18.57%) Docker
2 84 (8.96%) Active Directory
3 54 (5.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (1.17%) VirtualBox
5 11 (1.17%) XenApp
6 8 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 6 (0.64%) Firmware
9 4 (0.43%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.21%) GlusterFS
10 2 (0.21%) HDFS
10 2 (0.21%) Xen
11 1 (0.11%) LXC
11 1 (0.11%) pfSense
11 1 (0.11%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 99 (10.57%) Kubernetes
2 97 (10.35%) Ansible
3 89 (9.50%) Terraform
4 32 (3.42%) Puppet
5 20 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (1.81%) HP Quality Center
6 17 (1.81%) Microsoft Intune
7 9 (0.96%) Grafana
7 9 (0.96%) Kibana
7 9 (0.96%) Prometheus
8 7 (0.75%) Graylog
9 6 (0.64%) Rancher
9 6 (0.64%) SCCM
10 5 (0.53%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (0.43%) Nagios
11 4 (0.43%) Nessus
12 3 (0.32%) Control-M
12 3 (0.32%) ITRS Geneos
12 3 (0.32%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 176 (18.78%) Atlassian
1 176 (18.78%) Microsoft
2 73 (7.79%) Oracle
2 73 (7.79%) VMware
3 38 (4.06%) Google
4 36 (3.84%) Red Hat
5 32 (3.42%) Salesforce.com
6 27 (2.88%) IBM
7 26 (2.77%) ServiceNow
8 19 (2.03%) Splunk
9 18 (1.92%) Wrike
10 17 (1.81%) HP
11 16 (1.71%) MuleSoft
12 15 (1.60%) SAP
13 11 (1.17%) Citrix
14 10 (1.07%) Apple
14 10 (1.07%) HubSpot
15 9 (0.96%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
16 8 (0.85%) Dynatrace
17 6 (0.64%) Adobe