Period
to 30 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 30 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
North West > Manchester
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 118 153 185
Rank change year-on-year +35 +32 +57
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 77 110 96
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.95% 1.79% 1.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.61% 12.59% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 45 74 64
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -16.67% +26.32%
10th Percentile £32,250 £41,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,000 £79,000 £85,000
North West median annual salary £51,880 £50,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +3.76% -2.91% +14.44%

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 Manchester with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 527 874 1,272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.34% 14.23% 18.01%
Number of salaries quoted 382 623 1,047
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,750 £25,900
90th Percentile £70,225 £75,000 £70,000
North West median annual salary £47,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.59% - +6.25%

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Confluence as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Confluence in Manchester

Confluence
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Confluence in Manchester.

Salary trend for Confluence in Manchester

Confluence
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Confluence in Manchester over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Confluence in Manchester

Confluence
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 30 May 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
Stockport +16 19 £51,880 -9.77%
Salford - 1 - -
Confluence
North West

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 75 (97.40%) JIRA
2 68 (88.31%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (54.55%) Banking
4 38 (49.35%) DevOps
5 37 (48.05%) Scrum
6 32 (41.56%) Test Automation
7 31 (40.26%) SDLC
8 28 (36.36%) Software Engineering
9 27 (35.06%) Kanban
10 24 (31.17%) Jenkins
10 24 (31.17%) Docker
10 24 (31.17%) Java
11 22 (28.57%) Kubernetes
12 21 (27.27%) Mentoring
13 20 (25.97%) Problem-Solving
13 20 (25.97%) SOAP
14 19 (24.68%) REST
15 17 (22.08%) Oracle
15 17 (22.08%) Maven
16 16 (20.78%) Selenium
16 16 (20.78%) BDD
17 15 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (19.48%) Azure
18 14 (18.18%) Test Management
18 14 (18.18%) SoapUI
18 14 (18.18%) User Stories
18 14 (18.18%) Acceptance Criteria
18 14 (18.18%) Collaborative Working
18 14 (18.18%) Microservices
18 14 (18.18%) CA

Confluence
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 6 (7.79%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.49%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.30%) IIS
4 1 (1.30%) Mendix
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (6.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (6.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (10.39%) BASE24
2 2 (2.60%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 15 (19.48%) Azure
2 11 (14.29%) GitHub
3 9 (11.69%) AWS
4 6 (7.79%) Office 365
4 6 (7.79%) Slack
5 4 (5.19%) Serverless
6 2 (2.60%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (2.60%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.60%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.60%) Google Analytics
6 2 (2.60%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.30%) Apigee
7 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) ATM
2 6 (7.79%) Firewall
3 4 (5.19%) FTP
3 4 (5.19%) Network Security
3 4 (5.19%) VPN
4 2 (2.60%) OSPF
4 2 (2.60%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 11 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.90%) Apache Accumulo
4 3 (3.90%) Big Data
5 2 (2.60%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (2.60%) MySQL
5 2 (2.60%) Power BI
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 75 (97.40%) JIRA
2 24 (31.17%) Jenkins
3 17 (22.08%) Maven
4 16 (20.78%) Selenium
5 14 (18.18%) SoapUI
6 12 (15.58%) SonarQube
6 12 (15.58%) Sonatype Nexus
7 11 (14.29%) JUnit
8 8 (10.39%) VersaTest
9 7 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (9.09%) Cucumber
9 7 (9.09%) WebDriver
10 6 (7.79%) GitLab
10 6 (7.79%) Jasmine
10 6 (7.79%) Mockito
10 6 (7.79%) Protractor
10 6 (7.79%) Robot Framework
10 6 (7.79%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (7.79%) TestComplete
10 6 (7.79%) Zephyr
General
1 42 (54.55%) Banking
2 13 (16.88%) Finance
3 8 (10.39%) Retail
4 5 (6.49%) Retail Banking
5 4 (5.19%) Billing
6 3 (3.90%) Back Office
7 2 (2.60%) Marketing
8 1 (1.30%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.30%) Law
8 1 (1.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (18.18%) Quality Engineer
1 14 (18.18%) Tester
2 11 (14.29%) Java Engineer
3 9 (11.69%) Project Manager
4 8 (10.39%) BASE24 Tester
5 6 (7.79%) Consultant
6 5 (6.49%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Java Consultant
6 5 (6.49%) Software Quality Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Software Tester
6 5 (6.49%) Test Automation Consultant
6 5 (6.49%) Test Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Automation Test Lead
9 2 (2.60%) Azure Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.97%) SOAP
2 19 (24.68%) REST
3 12 (15.58%) Spring
4 11 (14.29%) Apache Flex
4 11 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 11 (14.29%) Java EE
4 11 (14.29%) WireMock
5 7 (9.09%) .NET
6 6 (7.79%) Gherkin
6 6 (7.79%) Nightwatchjs
7 4 (5.19%) Apache NiFi
7 4 (5.19%) Kafka
8 2 (2.60%) Web Services
9 1 (1.30%) JSON
9 1 (1.30%) XML
9 1 (1.30%) XML Schema
9 1 (1.30%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (14.29%) IVR
3 8 (10.39%) EMV
3 8 (10.39%) Online Banking
3 8 (10.39%) Tandem
4 5 (6.49%) User Experience
5 4 (5.19%) Mainframe
5 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.19%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (3.90%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.60%) Clustering
7 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.30%) Cloud Native
8 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.69%) Linux
2 7 (9.09%) Windows
3 6 (7.79%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.60%) CentOS
5 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.30%) Android
6 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (88.31%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (49.35%) DevOps
3 37 (48.05%) Scrum
4 32 (41.56%) Test Automation
5 31 (40.26%) SDLC
6 28 (36.36%) Software Engineering
7 27 (35.06%) Kanban
8 21 (27.27%) Mentoring
9 20 (25.97%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (20.78%) BDD
11 15 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (18.18%) Acceptance Criteria
12 14 (18.18%) Collaborative Working
12 14 (18.18%) Microservices
12 14 (18.18%) Test Management
12 14 (18.18%) User Stories
13 13 (16.88%) Software Testing
14 11 (14.29%) Creative Thinking
14 11 (14.29%) ITIL
14 11 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (31.17%) Java
2 8 (10.39%) C#
2 8 (10.39%) PowerShell
2 8 (10.39%) Python
3 7 (9.09%) Ruby
4 6 (7.79%) Groovy
4 6 (7.79%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.79%) Scala
4 6 (7.79%) VB.NET
4 6 (7.79%) VBScript
5 4 (5.19%) C
6 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.60%) SQL
7 1 (1.30%) COBOL
7 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.30%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (6.49%) ISTQB
1 5 (6.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.19%) DV Cleared
2 4 (5.19%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.69%) QA
2 8 (10.39%) ISO 8583
3 6 (7.79%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (31.17%) Docker
2 6 (7.79%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (28.57%) Kubernetes
2 10 (12.99%) Ansible
3 8 (10.39%) Puppet
4 7 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (5.19%) Terraform
6 2 (2.60%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 17 (22.08%) Oracle
2 14 (18.18%) CA
3 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 11 (14.29%) Veracode
4 8 (10.39%) Atlassian
4 8 (10.39%) Google
5 6 (7.79%) CA Agile Central
5 6 (7.79%) IBM
5 6 (7.79%) Micro Focus
5 6 (7.79%) Parasoft
6 4 (5.19%) Unisys
7 2 (2.60%) Adobe
7 2 (2.60%) VMware
8 1 (1.30%) MuleSoft