Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
UK > England
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 215 196 219
Rank change year-on-year -19 +23 +47
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 1,787 815 1,971
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.62% 1.83% 1.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.96% 13.01% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,103 658 1,326
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £37,125
25th Percentile £46,250 £46,250 £44,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £73,750 £76,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% 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 14,937 6,264 18,576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.54% 14.07% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 9,622 5,264 15,029
10th Percentile £30,500 £32,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,750 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -37 975 £65,000 -3.70% 132
North of England +22 241 £48,750 -2.50% 45
South East -68 230 £55,000 - 52
North West -3 133 £45,000 -8.46% 27
Midlands -62 129 £51,250 +13.89% 52
South West -46 126 £57,500 +9.52% 25
West Midlands -70 107 £53,750 +19.44% 41
Yorkshire -39 93 £53,250 +18.33% 14
East of England -55 68 £60,000 +23.08% 23
East Midlands -73 21 £50,000 +25.00% 11
North East -24 15 £51,500 -14.17% 4
Confluence
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 1,748 (97.82%) JIRA
2 1,380 (77.22%) Agile Software Development
3 639 (35.76%) Scrum
4 581 (32.51%) DevOps
5 565 (31.62%) Social Skills
6 518 (28.99%) Java
7 497 (27.81%) Git (software)
8 479 (26.80%) Finance
9 474 (26.52%) Jenkins
10 409 (22.89%) AWS
11 408 (22.83%) Docker
12 398 (22.27%) Python
13 397 (22.22%) Azure
14 384 (21.49%) Test Automation
15 350 (19.59%) JavaScript
16 343 (19.19%) Microservices
17 341 (19.08%) Software Engineering
18 322 (18.02%) Problem-Solving
19 318 (17.80%) SQL
20 307 (17.18%) Linux
21 288 (16.12%) React
22 284 (15.89%) Atlassian
23 276 (15.44%) Bitbucket
24 264 (14.77%) Microsoft
25 263 (14.72%) HTML
26 244 (13.65%) Kubernetes
27 242 (13.54%) SDLC
28 237 (13.26%) C#
29 233 (13.04%) REST
30 226 (12.65%) SQL Server

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
1 105 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 89 (4.98%) CMS
3 60 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
4 55 (3.08%) Apache
5 28 (1.57%) Apache Spark
6 26 (1.45%) Drupal
7 24 (1.34%) Apache Airflow
7 24 (1.34%) nginx
8 20 (1.12%) IIS
8 20 (1.12%) Oracle Coherence
8 20 (1.12%) Umbraco
9 16 (0.90%) WordPress
10 15 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
11 13 (0.73%) Tomcat
11 13 (0.73%) WebSphere
12 11 (0.62%) Apache Solr
12 11 (0.62%) JBoss
13 9 (0.50%) Mule
14 8 (0.45%) OpenStack
14 8 (0.45%) SAS
Applications
1 96 (5.37%) Microsoft Office
2 60 (3.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 53 (2.97%) MS Visio
4 24 (1.34%) Figma
5 19 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 19 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
5 19 (1.06%) Sketch
6 10 (0.56%) InVision
7 5 (0.28%) Marvel
7 5 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.28%) UserZoom
8 4 (0.22%) Chatbot
9 3 (0.17%) PlantUML
9 3 (0.17%) SPSS
9 3 (0.17%) Windchill
10 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.056%) GIMP
11 1 (0.056%) InDesign
11 1 (0.056%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 34 (1.90%) Payment Gateway
1 34 (1.90%) Shopify
2 23 (1.29%) Distributed Ledger
3 16 (0.90%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 15 (0.84%) MetaTrader
5 11 (0.62%) Sage 200
6 9 (0.50%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 8 (0.45%) NetSuite
7 8 (0.45%) Oracle CRM
7 8 (0.45%) ResourceLink
8 5 (0.28%) Magento
8 5 (0.28%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 4 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
10 3 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
10 3 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
11 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
12 1 (0.056%) BASE24
12 1 (0.056%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 409 (22.89%) AWS
2 397 (22.22%) Azure
3 193 (10.80%) Serverless
4 144 (8.06%) GCP
5 132 (7.39%) GitHub
6 130 (7.27%) SaaS
7 97 (5.43%) AWS Lambda
8 87 (4.87%) Microsoft 365
9 70 (3.92%) Slack
10 56 (3.13%) PaaS
11 42 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
12 41 (2.29%) Amazon S3
13 39 (2.18%) Trello
14 37 (2.07%) npm
14 37 (2.07%) Power Platform
15 36 (2.01%) Azure Active Directory
16 34 (1.90%) IaaS
17 32 (1.79%) OpenShift
18 28 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
19 23 (1.29%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 64 (3.58%) VPN
2 54 (3.02%) Firewall
3 52 (2.91%) VLAN
4 45 (2.52%) DNS
5 35 (1.96%) IPv4
6 30 (1.68%) OSPF
7 29 (1.62%) Broadband
8 26 (1.45%) SSL
9 24 (1.34%) DHCP
10 23 (1.29%) Internet
10 23 (1.29%) TCP/IP
11 17 (0.95%) IPsec
12 14 (0.78%) HTTP
12 14 (0.78%) VoIP
13 13 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
14 11 (0.62%) WebEx
15 9 (0.50%) LAN
15 9 (0.50%) WAN
16 8 (0.45%) Wireshark
17 7 (0.39%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (12.65%) SQL Server
2 145 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
3 112 (6.27%) Relational Database
4 108 (6.04%) MySQL
5 103 (5.76%) Big Data
6 97 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
6 97 (5.43%) NoSQL
7 78 (4.36%) MongoDB
8 56 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 44 (2.46%) Oracle Database
10 42 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 37 (2.07%) Data Lake
12 29 (1.62%) Power BI
13 27 (1.51%) Blockchain
14 26 (1.45%) Hadoop
15 23 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
15 23 (1.29%) Apache Accumulo
16 22 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
16 22 (1.23%) Tableau
17 18 (1.01%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 1,748 (97.82%) JIRA
2 497 (27.81%) Git (software)
3 474 (26.52%) Jenkins
4 276 (15.44%) Bitbucket
5 140 (7.83%) Selenium
6 98 (5.48%) Cucumber
7 90 (5.04%) GitLab
8 83 (4.64%) Sonatype Nexus
9 82 (4.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 81 (4.53%) Maven
11 79 (4.42%) SonarQube
11 79 (4.42%) TeamCity
12 71 (3.97%) JUnit
13 49 (2.74%) JMeter
14 44 (2.46%) Jasmine
15 41 (2.29%) Cypress.io
15 41 (2.29%) Subversion
16 39 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
17 38 (2.13%) IntelliJ
18 37 (2.07%) Visual Studio
General
1 565 (31.62%) Social Skills
2 479 (26.80%) Finance
3 208 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
4 136 (7.61%) Banking
5 123 (6.88%) Retail
6 88 (4.92%) Marketing
7 81 (4.53%) Legal
8 63 (3.53%) Public Sector
9 58 (3.25%) Presentation Skills
10 41 (2.29%) Organisational Skills
11 40 (2.24%) Influencing Skills
12 39 (2.18%) Games
13 30 (1.68%) Electronics
14 28 (1.57%) Telecoms
15 24 (1.34%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 22 (1.23%) Financial Institution
16 22 (1.23%) Manufacturing
17 21 (1.18%) Billing
18 20 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
19 19 (1.06%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 389 (21.77%) Developer
2 247 (13.82%) Analyst
3 163 (9.12%) Software Engineer
4 134 (7.50%) Business Analyst
5 112 (6.27%) Senior Developer
6 108 (6.04%) Project Manager
7 86 (4.81%) Java Developer
8 81 (4.53%) Scrum Master
9 76 (4.25%) Architect
10 69 (3.86%) .NET Developer
11 67 (3.75%) DevOps Engineer
12 53 (2.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 53 (2.97%) Senior Software Engineer
13 51 (2.85%) Technical Leader
14 50 (2.80%) Linux Engineer
15 49 (2.74%) C# Developer
16 43 (2.41%) Tester
17 42 (2.35%) QA Engineer
18 40 (2.24%) Solutions Architect
19 38 (2.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 288 (16.12%) React
2 263 (14.72%) HTML
3 233 (13.04%) REST
4 213 (11.92%) CSS
5 198 (11.08%) Node.js
6 196 (10.97%) AngularJS
7 184 (10.30%) Web Services
8 171 (9.57%) .NET
9 155 (8.67%) RESTful
10 153 (8.56%) Kafka
11 119 (6.66%) Spring
12 117 (6.55%) HTML5
13 115 (6.44%) JSON
14 101 (5.65%) SOAP
15 84 (4.70%) ASP.NET
16 75 (4.20%) XML
17 65 (3.64%) jQuery
18 64 (3.58%) Apache NiFi
19 63 (3.53%) .NET Framework
20 62 (3.47%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 175 (9.79%) User Experience
2 94 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
3 59 (3.30%) Public Cloud
4 56 (3.13%) Cyberattack
5 55 (3.08%) Mobile App
6 48 (2.69%) Equities
7 39 (2.18%) iPad
8 35 (1.96%) Algorithms
8 35 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
9 34 (1.90%) Cloud Native
10 33 (1.85%) Data Structures
11 30 (1.68%) Video\Live Streaming
12 29 (1.62%) Data Centre
13 27 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 26 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
14 26 (1.45%) Management Information System
15 25 (1.40%) Contract for Difference
15 25 (1.40%) PMI
15 25 (1.40%) Spread Betting
15 25 (1.40%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 307 (17.18%) Linux
2 205 (11.47%) Windows
3 68 (3.81%) Windows Server
4 66 (3.69%) CentOS
5 63 (3.53%) Apple iOS
6 62 (3.47%) Unix
7 53 (2.97%) Android
8 38 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 34 (1.90%) Windows 10
10 23 (1.29%) Ubuntu
11 15 (0.84%) Windows Server 2016
12 13 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (0.67%) Windows Server 2019
14 8 (0.45%) Solaris
15 5 (0.28%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.28%) Windows 7
16 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
17 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
18 1 (0.056%) AIX
18 1 (0.056%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,380 (77.22%) Agile Software Development
2 639 (35.76%) Scrum
3 581 (32.51%) DevOps
4 384 (21.49%) Test Automation
5 343 (19.19%) Microservices
6 341 (19.08%) Software Engineering
7 322 (18.02%) Problem-Solving
8 242 (13.54%) SDLC
9 212 (11.86%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 200 (11.19%) TDD
11 198 (11.08%) User Stories
12 196 (10.97%) Mentoring
13 186 (10.41%) Analytics
13 186 (10.41%) Project Management
14 183 (10.24%) Continuous Integration
15 181 (10.13%) BDD
16 179 (10.02%) Full Stack Development
17 171 (9.57%) Project Delivery
18 169 (9.46%) Kanban
19 168 (9.40%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 518 (28.99%) Java
2 398 (22.27%) Python
3 350 (19.59%) JavaScript
4 318 (17.80%) SQL
5 237 (13.26%) C#
6 135 (7.55%) TypeScript
7 124 (6.94%) PowerShell
8 114 (6.38%) C
9 107 (5.99%) C++
10 80 (4.48%) Bash Shell
11 72 (4.03%) PHP
12 44 (2.46%) Java 8
13 36 (2.01%) Kotlin
14 34 (1.90%) Shell Script
15 33 (1.85%) Groovy
16 32 (1.79%) Go
16 32 (1.79%) Ruby
17 27 (1.51%) Scala
17 27 (1.51%) VB
18 24 (1.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 188 (10.52%) Degree
2 87 (4.87%) Security Cleared
3 63 (3.53%) SC Cleared
4 56 (3.13%) Master's Degree
5 36 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
6 32 (1.79%) PMI Certification
7 27 (1.51%) ISTQB
8 21 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 19 (1.06%) ISEB
10 15 (0.84%) GIAC
10 15 (0.84%) PMP
10 15 (0.84%) RHCE
11 12 (0.67%) AWS Certification
11 12 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (0.67%) SAFe Agilist
12 9 (0.50%) DV Cleared
12 9 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 6 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (0.28%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 199 (11.14%) QA
2 48 (2.69%) PMO
3 37 (2.07%) Accessibility
4 34 (1.90%) GDPR
5 13 (0.73%) SLA
6 12 (0.67%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.28%) GRC
7 5 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.17%) Def Stans
9 2 (0.11%) ISO 20022
9 2 (0.11%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.11%) SEPA
9 2 (0.11%) SOC 2
10 1 (0.056%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 15288
10 1 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 17025
10 1 (0.056%) MiFID
10 1 (0.056%) WCAG
System Software
1 408 (22.83%) Docker
2 101 (5.65%) Active Directory
3 67 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (0.84%) iptables
6 12 (0.67%) vSphere
7 10 (0.56%) VirtualBox
8 9 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (0.28%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.17%) HDFS
12 1 (0.056%) GlusterFS
12 1 (0.056%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.056%) NFS
12 1 (0.056%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 244 (13.65%) Kubernetes
2 179 (10.02%) Ansible
3 127 (7.11%) Terraform
4 65 (3.64%) Puppet
5 40 (2.24%) Microsoft Intune
6 24 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (1.06%) Packer
8 17 (0.95%) Kibana
9 16 (0.90%) Istio
10 13 (0.73%) Grafana
11 12 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
12 11 (0.62%) logstash
12 11 (0.62%) Prometheus
13 10 (0.56%) Consul
14 9 (0.50%) Failover Clustering
14 9 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
15 8 (0.45%) Opsgenie
16 4 (0.22%) Bacula
16 4 (0.22%) Bareos
16 4 (0.22%) yum
Vendors
1 284 (15.89%) Atlassian
2 264 (14.77%) Microsoft
3 220 (12.31%) Oracle
4 99 (5.54%) Google
5 69 (3.86%) Red Hat
5 69 (3.86%) VMware
6 66 (3.69%) Salesforce.com
7 44 (2.46%) IBM
8 43 (2.41%) Cognizant
9 34 (1.90%) Elastic Path
10 32 (1.79%) Solace
11 27 (1.51%) SAP
12 23 (1.29%) ServiceNow
13 22 (1.23%) Splunk
14 20 (1.12%) HubSpot
14 20 (1.12%) Sitecore
15 17 (0.95%) HP
16 15 (0.84%) BT
16 15 (0.84%) Sophos
17 13 (0.73%) Palo Alto