Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
UK > England
6 months to
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 187 229 262
Rank change year-on-year +42 +33 +83
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 819 1,967 2,089
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.85% 1.52% 1.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.99% 10.21% 8.04%
Number of salaries quoted 686 1,374 1,527
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,250 £35,750
90th Percentile £83,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 6,307 19,268 25,994
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.23% 14.86% 16.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5,216 15,319 21,007
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +79 458 £67,500 +3.85% 56
South East +1 126 £52,500 -12.50% 23
South West +81 75 £52,046 +10.74% 17
North of England +26 70 £47,500 -5.00% 28
Midlands +117 62 £45,000 -8.84% 24
West Midlands +88 50 £45,000 -8.84% 16
North West -1 37 £49,157 -1.69% 11
Yorkshire +100 27 £45,000 -10.00% 7
East of England +95 23 £47,500 -17.39% 14
East Midlands +89 12 £51,250 +2.50% 8
North East +14 6 £60,000 +14.29% 10
Confluence
UK

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 771 (94.14%) JIRA
2 517 (63.13%) Agile Software Development
3 231 (28.21%) Scrum
4 222 (27.11%) Git (software)
4 222 (27.11%) DevOps
5 218 (26.62%) Java
6 212 (25.89%) Finance
7 194 (23.69%) SQL
8 187 (22.83%) Azure
9 182 (22.22%) AWS
10 175 (21.37%) Linux
11 170 (20.76%) Python
11 170 (20.76%) Docker
12 165 (20.15%) Jenkins
13 164 (20.02%) Test Automation
14 140 (17.09%) Software Engineering
15 136 (16.61%) .NET
16 133 (16.24%) Atlassian
17 129 (15.75%) JavaScript
18 128 (15.63%) SQL Server
19 116 (14.16%) Degree
20 110 (13.43%) Kubernetes
21 108 (13.19%) Microservices
21 108 (13.19%) Microsoft
22 104 (12.70%) Bitbucket
23 100 (12.21%) C#
23 100 (12.21%) Security Cleared
24 99 (12.09%) Problem-Solving
25 96 (11.72%) Active Directory
26 92 (11.23%) TDD

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 50 (6.11%) SharePoint
2 21 (2.56%) Apache
3 20 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (2.44%) IIS
4 18 (2.20%) WebSphere
5 11 (1.34%) Tomcat
5 11 (1.34%) WebLogic
6 10 (1.22%) OpenStack
7 9 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (0.98%) Apache Spark
8 8 (0.98%) JBoss
8 8 (0.98%) MS Exchange
9 7 (0.85%) CMS
9 7 (0.85%) GlassFish
9 7 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.49%) Drupal
10 4 (0.49%) nginx
11 3 (0.37%) WildFly
12 2 (0.24%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.24%) MQSeries
Applications
1 46 (5.62%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (3.30%) Microsoft Project
3 24 (2.93%) Microsoft Excel
4 22 (2.69%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 9 (1.10%) Chatbot
7 4 (0.49%) Camtasia
7 4 (0.49%) MadCap Flare
7 4 (0.49%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.37%) Sketch
9 2 (0.24%) InVision
9 2 (0.24%) Zeplin
10 1 (0.12%) Figma
10 1 (0.12%) Simulink
10 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.34%) BASE24
2 7 (0.85%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 3 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.37%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.24%) Maximo
4 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.24%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.12%) Magento
5 1 (0.12%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 187 (22.83%) Azure
2 182 (22.22%) AWS
3 55 (6.72%) SaaS
4 53 (6.47%) GitHub
5 41 (5.01%) Serverless
6 36 (4.40%) Azure Active Directory
7 35 (4.27%) Office 365
8 32 (3.91%) Slack
9 29 (3.54%) AWS CloudFormation
10 26 (3.17%) AWS Lambda
11 25 (3.05%) PaaS
12 23 (2.81%) GCP
12 23 (2.81%) OpenShift
13 17 (2.08%) Mavenlink
14 15 (1.83%) Amazon S3
14 15 (1.83%) Trello
15 12 (1.47%) CloudBees
15 12 (1.47%) IaaS
15 12 (1.47%) npm
15 12 (1.47%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.27%) TCP/IP
2 30 (3.66%) Firewall
3 20 (2.44%) DNS
3 20 (2.44%) HTTP
4 16 (1.95%) VPN
5 13 (1.59%) IPv4
6 12 (1.47%) BGP
6 12 (1.47%) HSRP
6 12 (1.47%) MPLS
6 12 (1.47%) RSVP
6 12 (1.47%) SNMP
6 12 (1.47%) VPLS
6 12 (1.47%) VRRP
7 11 (1.34%) ATM
8 10 (1.22%) FTP
8 10 (1.22%) Network Security
8 10 (1.22%) Skype
9 9 (1.10%) IMAP
9 9 (1.10%) Intranet
9 9 (1.10%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 62 (7.57%) MongoDB
2 62 (7.57%) NoSQL
3 58 (7.08%) PostgreSQL
4 32 (3.91%) MySQL
5 20 (2.44%) Big Data
6 19 (2.32%) Oracle Database
7 16 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
7 16 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (1.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 14 (1.71%) Hadoop
9 14 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (1.59%) Relational Database
11 12 (1.47%) Blockchain
11 12 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
12 11 (1.34%) DB2
12 11 (1.34%) Power BI
13 10 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
13 10 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (1.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 771 (94.14%) JIRA
2 222 (27.11%) Git (software)
3 165 (20.15%) Jenkins
4 104 (12.70%) Bitbucket
5 75 (9.16%) Selenium
6 48 (5.86%) JUnit
7 40 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 38 (4.64%) GitLab
9 35 (4.27%) Vagrant
10 32 (3.91%) TeamCity
11 29 (3.54%) SpecFlow
12 28 (3.42%) Cucumber
13 27 (3.30%) Mockito
13 27 (3.30%) Sonatype Nexus
14 26 (3.17%) WebDriver
15 24 (2.93%) Artifactory
16 22 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
17 19 (2.32%) Bitbucket Server
17 19 (2.32%) SonarQube
18 17 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 212 (25.89%) Finance
2 62 (7.57%) Banking
3 30 (3.66%) Telecoms
4 21 (2.56%) Games
4 21 (2.56%) Public Sector
5 17 (2.08%) Marketing
6 14 (1.71%) Retail
7 13 (1.59%) Retail Banking
8 12 (1.47%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.22%) Aerospace
10 9 (1.10%) Electronics
11 8 (0.98%) Advertising
11 8 (0.98%) Front Office
12 7 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.73%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.61%) Local Government
15 4 (0.49%) Housing Association
15 4 (0.49%) Korean Language
15 4 (0.49%) Law
16 3 (0.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 223 (27.23%) Developer
2 103 (12.58%) Analyst
3 61 (7.45%) Administrator
4 54 (6.59%) Software Engineer
5 52 (6.35%) DevOps Engineer
6 48 (5.86%) Business Analyst
7 46 (5.62%) Java Developer
8 45 (5.49%) JIRA Administrator
8 45 (5.49%) Lead Developer
9 42 (5.13%) Senior Developer
10 38 (4.64%) .NET Developer
10 38 (4.64%) Project Manager
11 35 (4.27%) C# Developer
12 33 (4.03%) Scrum Master
13 29 (3.54%) Tester
14 28 (3.42%) Full Stack Developer
15 25 (3.05%) Python Developer
16 24 (2.93%) Architect
16 24 (2.93%) C# .NET Developer
17 23 (2.81%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (16.61%) .NET
2 91 (11.11%) RESTful
3 80 (9.77%) React
4 79 (9.65%) HTML
5 76 (9.28%) CSS
6 68 (8.30%) REST
6 68 (8.30%) Web Services
7 64 (7.81%) AngularJS
8 53 (6.47%) Spring
9 51 (6.23%) Node.js
10 47 (5.74%) XML
11 45 (5.49%) Kafka
12 38 (4.64%) .NET Core
12 38 (4.64%) Redux
13 31 (3.79%) Elastic Stack
13 31 (3.79%) JMS
14 30 (3.66%) ASP.NET
15 29 (3.54%) .NET Framework
16 26 (3.17%) Apache Camel
16 26 (3.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 82 (10.01%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (5.01%) User Experience
3 36 (4.40%) Mobile App
4 32 (3.91%) Hedge funds
5 31 (3.79%) Public Cloud
6 28 (3.42%) Data Centre
7 23 (2.81%) Self-Motivation
8 19 (2.32%) Greenfield Project
9 17 (2.08%) Algorithms
10 15 (1.83%) Social Media
11 14 (1.71%) Blog
11 14 (1.71%) Management Information System
11 14 (1.71%) Replication
12 11 (1.34%) Device Driver
12 11 (1.34%) EMV
12 11 (1.34%) SIMD
12 11 (1.34%) Tandem
13 9 (1.10%) iPhone
13 9 (1.10%) Virtual Team
14 8 (0.98%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 175 (21.37%) Linux
2 78 (9.52%) Windows
3 53 (6.47%) CentOS
4 40 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (3.54%) Ubuntu
6 22 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (2.56%) Android
7 21 (2.56%) VMS
8 20 (2.44%) Debian
8 20 (2.44%) Unix
9 19 (2.32%) Windows 10
9 19 (2.32%) Windows Server
10 13 (1.59%) Windows Server 2019
11 9 (1.10%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
13 7 (0.85%) CoreOS
13 7 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (0.73%) FreeBSD
14 6 (0.73%) FreeNAS
14 6 (0.73%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 517 (63.13%) Agile Software Development
2 231 (28.21%) Scrum
3 222 (27.11%) DevOps
4 164 (20.02%) Test Automation
5 140 (17.09%) Software Engineering
6 108 (13.19%) Microservices
7 99 (12.09%) Problem-Solving
8 92 (11.23%) TDD
9 90 (10.99%) Continuous Integration
10 83 (10.13%) Kanban
11 78 (9.52%) Open Source
12 76 (9.28%) Fintech
13 75 (9.16%) Project Management
14 67 (8.18%) User Stories
15 66 (8.06%) Mentoring
16 62 (7.57%) Technical Leadership
17 61 (7.45%) SDLC
18 60 (7.33%) Regression Testing
19 54 (6.59%) Task Automation
20 53 (6.47%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 218 (26.62%) Java
2 194 (23.69%) SQL
3 170 (20.76%) Python
4 129 (15.75%) JavaScript
5 100 (12.21%) C#
6 56 (6.84%) C++
7 52 (6.35%) C
8 50 (6.11%) PowerShell
9 46 (5.62%) Bash Shell
9 46 (5.62%) TypeScript
9 46 (5.62%) VB.NET
10 36 (4.40%) Java 8
11 35 (4.27%) Shell Script
12 28 (3.42%) T-SQL
13 19 (2.32%) Perl
13 19 (2.32%) PHP
14 18 (2.20%) Ruby
15 9 (1.10%) Groovy
15 9 (1.10%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.10%) Scala
Qualifications
1 116 (14.16%) Degree
2 100 (12.21%) Security Cleared
3 61 (7.45%) SC Cleared
4 37 (4.52%) DV Cleared
5 16 (1.95%) ISEB
6 15 (1.83%) AWS Certification
6 15 (1.83%) ISTQB
7 13 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (0.73%) CBAP
8 6 (0.73%) IIBA
9 5 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 3 (0.37%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.24%) CCIE Service Provider
12 2 (0.24%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
12 2 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
12 2 (0.24%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (10.62%) QA
2 12 (1.47%) SLA
3 11 (1.34%) ISO 8583
4 5 (0.61%) GDPR
4 5 (0.61%) PMO
5 3 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.24%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.12%) COBIT
7 1 (0.12%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.12%) NCSC
7 1 (0.12%) NIST
7 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 170 (20.76%) Docker
2 96 (11.72%) Active Directory
3 42 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.34%) Firmware
5 10 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.98%) VirtualBox
7 8 (0.98%) vSphere
8 7 (0.85%) GlusterFS
8 7 (0.85%) XenApp
9 6 (0.73%) KVM
9 6 (0.73%) Terminal Server
10 4 (0.49%) LXC
11 3 (0.37%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.24%) iptables
12 2 (0.24%) vCloud
13 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.12%) HDFS
13 1 (0.12%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 110 (13.43%) Kubernetes
2 87 (10.62%) Ansible
3 65 (7.94%) Terraform
4 39 (4.76%) Puppet
5 31 (3.79%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (2.32%) Microsoft Intune
6 19 (2.32%) SCCM
7 14 (1.71%) Grafana
8 8 (0.98%) Rancher
8 8 (0.98%) ZABBIX
9 7 (0.85%) Packer
9 7 (0.85%) Prometheus
10 6 (0.73%) Graylog
10 6 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (0.73%) Nagios
10 6 (0.73%) Proxmox
10 6 (0.73%) SCOM
11 5 (0.61%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (0.61%) Kibana
11 5 (0.61%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 133 (16.24%) Atlassian
2 108 (13.19%) Microsoft
3 89 (10.87%) Oracle
4 55 (6.72%) VMware
5 43 (5.25%) Red Hat
6 26 (3.17%) IBM
7 19 (2.32%) Google
8 18 (2.20%) ServiceNow
8 18 (2.20%) Splunk
9 17 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
10 14 (1.71%) HP
10 14 (1.71%) SAP
11 13 (1.59%) Cisco
12 12 (1.47%) MuleSoft
13 10 (1.22%) Huawei
13 10 (1.22%) Nokia
14 9 (1.10%) Juniper
15 8 (0.98%) CA
15 8 (0.98%) Capita
15 8 (0.98%) Dell