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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Confluence
North West / Manchester
Rank 172 154 184
Rank change year-on-year -18 +30  
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 26 25 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.66% 0.74% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.02% 4.44% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 4
Median salary £47,500 £55,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.63% +57.14%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £49,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +15.29%  

Confluence is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Application Platform Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 647 563 624
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 16.40% 16.76% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 561 454 523
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Confluence as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Confluence in Manchester

Confluence
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Confluence in Manchester.

Salary trend for Confluence in Manchester

Confluence
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Confluence in Manchester over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 2 £40,500 -
Confluence
North West

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Confluence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 53 (98.15%) JIRA
2 46 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (51.85%) Java
4 26 (48.15%) DevOps
5 22 (40.74%) Scrum
6 19 (35.19%) Bitbucket
6 19 (35.19%) Time Management
6 19 (35.19%) Security Cleared
7 18 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 18 (33.33%) JUnit
8 16 (29.63%) C
9 15 (27.78%) DV Cleared
10 14 (25.93%) OO
10 14 (25.93%) TDD
10 14 (25.93%) Degree
11 13 (24.07%) Git (software)
11 13 (24.07%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (22.22%) BDD
12 12 (22.22%) Use Case
12 12 (22.22%) BPMN
12 12 (22.22%) Information Security
13 11 (20.37%) Linux
14 10 (18.52%) Eclipse
14 10 (18.52%) Oracle
14 10 (18.52%) Requirements Analysis
14 10 (18.52%) Retail
14 10 (18.52%) Atlassian
14 10 (18.52%) User Experience
15 9 (16.67%) Customer Insight
15 9 (16.67%) jMock

Confluence
Top Related 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 9 (16.67%) JBoss
1 9 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 5 (9.26%) Apache
3 2 (3.70%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.85%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.70%) GitHub
2 2 (3.70%) SaaS
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) LAN
1 6 (11.11%) VoIP
1 6 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (1.85%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 9 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (1.85%) Big Data
2 1 (1.85%) BigQuery
2 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.85%) MySQL
2 1 (1.85%) Neo4j
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.85%) OrientDB
2 1 (1.85%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (1.85%) QlikView
2 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.85%) Spotfire
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 53 (98.15%) JIRA
2 19 (35.19%) Bitbucket
3 18 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 18 (33.33%) JUnit
4 13 (24.07%) Git (software)
5 10 (18.52%) Eclipse
6 9 (16.67%) IntelliJ
6 9 (16.67%) JMeter
6 9 (16.67%) jMock
6 9 (16.67%) Mockito
7 8 (14.81%) Cucumber
8 7 (12.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (12.96%) Selenium
9 5 (9.26%) EasyMock
10 4 (7.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 2 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (3.70%) Vagrant
11 2 (3.70%) WebDriver
12 1 (1.85%) SonarQube
12 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (18.52%) Retail
2 8 (14.81%) Manufacturing
2 8 (14.81%) Military
3 7 (12.96%) Finance
4 2 (3.70%) Games
4 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.85%) Law
5 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (51.85%) Analyst
2 15 (27.78%) Business Analyst
3 13 (24.07%) Agile Business Analyst
4 11 (20.37%) Developer
5 9 (16.67%) Product Analyst
5 9 (16.67%) Product Business Analyst
5 9 (16.67%) Product Owner
5 9 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (14.81%) Agile Product Owner
6 8 (14.81%) Senior Developer
7 7 (12.96%) Java Engineer
7 7 (12.96%) Software Engineer
8 6 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 6 (11.11%) Java Developer
8 6 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
8 6 (11.11%) Software Developer
8 6 (11.11%) Support Analyst
8 6 (11.11%) Test Analyst
9 5 (9.26%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) J2EE
1 9 (16.67%) JDBC
1 9 (16.67%) SOAP
2 5 (9.26%) EJB
2 5 (9.26%) Java EE
2 5 (9.26%) JSF
2 5 (9.26%) Spring
3 4 (7.41%) .NET
3 4 (7.41%) Gherkin
4 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.70%) Web Services
4 2 (3.70%) XML
5 1 (1.85%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (1.85%) CSS
5 1 (1.85%) D3.js
5 1 (1.85%) HTML
5 1 (1.85%) Node.js
5 1 (1.85%) REST
5 1 (1.85%) SAML
5 1 (1.85%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) User Experience
2 6 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (11.11%) Life Science
2 6 (11.11%) Wiki
3 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.70%) iPad
5 2 (3.70%) Online Games
6 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.85%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.85%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Linux
2 6 (11.11%) Windows
3 4 (7.41%) CentOS
3 4 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (48.15%) DevOps
3 22 (40.74%) Scrum
4 19 (35.19%) Time Management
5 14 (25.93%) OO
5 14 (25.93%) TDD
6 13 (24.07%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (22.22%) BDD
7 12 (22.22%) BPMN
7 12 (22.22%) Information Security
7 12 (22.22%) Use Case
8 10 (18.52%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (16.67%) Business Analysis
9 9 (16.67%) Customer Insight
9 9 (16.67%) Open Source
9 9 (16.67%) Software Architecture
9 9 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 9 (16.67%) Unit Testing
9 9 (16.67%) Waterfall
10 8 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 28 (51.85%) Java
2 16 (29.63%) C
3 9 (16.67%) Python
3 9 (16.67%) SQL
4 7 (12.96%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.26%) C#
5 5 (9.26%) Ruby
6 4 (7.41%) C++
6 4 (7.41%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.85%) Perl
7 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (35.19%) Security Cleared
2 15 (27.78%) DV Cleared
3 14 (25.93%) Degree
4 6 (11.11%) CCNA
4 6 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (11.11%) MCP
4 6 (11.11%) MCSE
4 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (7.41%) ISEB
5 4 (7.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) SLA
2 5 (9.26%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.70%) Docker
3 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) Atlassian
1 10 (18.52%) Oracle
2 8 (14.81%) Cadence
2 8 (14.81%) HP
3 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
4 6 (11.11%) VMware
5 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.70%) Google
7 1 (1.85%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.85%) Apple
7 1 (1.85%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.85%) Facebook
7 1 (1.85%) Informatica
7 1 (1.85%) Tableau
7 1 (1.85%) Talend
7 1 (1.85%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.85%) Twitter
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