The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 199 249
Rank change year-on-year -16 +50  
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 57 37 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.83% 0.67% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.36% 3.98% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 36 31 7
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +37.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £43,600
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £49,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.52% +10.55%  

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 the North West with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1306 930 1241
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 18.98% 16.79% 19.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1078 776 970
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Confluence
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Confluence in the North West

Confluence
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Confluence in the North West over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Confluence in the North West

Confluence
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Manchester -17 37 £47,500 -11.62% 5
Cheshire -14 16 £44,125 -26.45% 6
Lancashire +2 2 £24,500 -30.00% 2
Merseyside -17 2 £35,000 -46.15% 1
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 North West region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 77 (89.53%) JIRA
2 64 (74.42%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (52.33%) Java
4 42 (48.84%) Jenkins
5 37 (43.02%) Bitbucket
6 32 (37.21%) DevOps
7 30 (34.88%) Scrum
8 29 (33.72%) Software Engineering
9 28 (32.56%) TDD
10 26 (30.23%) Finance
10 26 (30.23%) Linux
11 23 (26.74%) OO
11 23 (26.74%) JavaScript
11 23 (26.74%) HTML
12 21 (24.42%) Spring
12 21 (24.42%) Git (software)
13 20 (23.26%) Open Source
13 20 (23.26%) BDD
13 20 (23.26%) JUnit
13 20 (23.26%) Python
14 18 (20.93%) Security Cleared
14 18 (20.93%) Sonatype Nexus
15 17 (19.77%) SQL
15 17 (19.77%) CSS
16 16 (18.60%) ITIL
16 16 (18.60%) Degree
16 16 (18.60%) Requirements Analysis
17 15 (17.44%) Waterfall
17 15 (17.44%) Atlassian
17 15 (17.44%) Service Delivery

Confluence
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 12 (13.95%) Apache
2 8 (9.30%) Apache Spark
2 8 (9.30%) OpenStack
3 6 (6.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (5.81%) CMS
4 5 (5.81%) JBoss
4 5 (5.81%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.33%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.16%) IIS
6 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (3.49%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.30%) GitHub
2 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.65%) OpenShift
4 2 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.33%) BrowserStack
4 2 (2.33%) SaaS
5 1 (1.16%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.98%) LAN
1 6 (6.98%) VoIP
1 6 (6.98%) WAN
2 4 (4.65%) HTTP
2 4 (4.65%) LDAP
3 3 (3.49%) Internet
4 2 (2.33%) ATM
5 1 (1.16%) SAN
5 1 (1.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.95%) MongoDB
2 7 (8.14%) CouchDB
3 6 (6.98%) DB2
4 5 (5.81%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.65%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.49%) Apache Accumulo
6 3 (3.49%) Endeca
6 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.16%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.16%) Big Data
7 1 (1.16%) BigQuery
7 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.16%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (1.16%) QlikView
7 1 (1.16%) Spotfire
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 77 (89.53%) JIRA
2 42 (48.84%) Jenkins
3 37 (43.02%) Bitbucket
4 21 (24.42%) Git (software)
5 20 (23.26%) JUnit
6 18 (20.93%) Sonatype Nexus
7 12 (13.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 12 (13.95%) EasyMock
7 12 (13.95%) Selenium
8 11 (12.79%) Cucumber
9 8 (9.30%) Eclipse
9 8 (9.30%) IntelliJ
9 8 (9.30%) SonarQube
9 8 (9.30%) Vagrant
10 7 (8.14%) JMeter
11 6 (6.98%) Lombardi
12 5 (5.81%) jMock
12 5 (5.81%) Mockito
13 3 (3.49%) Maven
13 3 (3.49%) WebDriver
General
1 26 (30.23%) Finance
2 13 (15.12%) Retail
3 10 (11.63%) Banking
3 10 (11.63%) Manufacturing
4 7 (8.14%) Games
5 6 (6.98%) Telecoms
6 5 (5.81%) Marketing
6 5 (5.81%) Retail Banking
7 4 (4.65%) Electronics
7 4 (4.65%) Law
8 2 (2.33%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.16%) Billing
9 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (30.23%) Developer
2 18 (20.93%) Java Developer
3 17 (19.77%) Analyst
3 17 (19.77%) Java Engineer
3 17 (19.77%) Software Engineer
4 15 (17.44%) Java Software Engineer
5 8 (9.30%) Software Developer
6 6 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 6 (6.98%) Designer
6 6 (6.98%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.98%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (6.98%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) Lead Developer
8 4 (4.65%) HTML Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Lead Software Developer
8 4 (4.65%) QA Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Test Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (26.74%) HTML
2 21 (24.42%) Spring
3 17 (19.77%) CSS
4 13 (15.12%) SOAP
5 12 (13.95%) EJB
5 12 (13.95%) Java EE
5 12 (13.95%) JSF
6 11 (12.79%) jQuery
7 8 (9.30%) HTML5
7 8 (9.30%) J2EE
7 8 (9.30%) RESTful
7 8 (9.30%) Web Services
8 7 (8.14%) .NET
8 7 (8.14%) REST
9 6 (6.98%) CSS3
9 6 (6.98%) Spring Boot
9 6 (6.98%) Spring Cloud
10 5 (5.81%) AngularJS
10 5 (5.81%) React
10 5 (5.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.12%) Wiki
2 9 (10.47%) User Experience
3 8 (9.30%) Computer Science
3 8 (9.30%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (6.98%) Life Science
5 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.49%) Fintech
6 3 (3.49%) Internet of Things
6 3 (3.49%) iPad
6 3 (3.49%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.49%) Online Games
7 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.33%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (2.33%) Online Banking
8 1 (1.16%) CMDB
8 1 (1.16%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (1.16%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 26 (30.23%) Linux
2 12 (13.95%) CentOS
2 12 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (13.95%) Windows
3 5 (5.81%) Unix
4 2 (2.33%) Android
4 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (74.42%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (37.21%) DevOps
3 30 (34.88%) Scrum
4 29 (33.72%) Software Engineering
5 28 (32.56%) TDD
6 23 (26.74%) OO
7 20 (23.26%) BDD
7 20 (23.26%) Open Source
8 16 (18.60%) ITIL
8 16 (18.60%) Requirements Analysis
9 15 (17.44%) Service Delivery
9 15 (17.44%) Waterfall
10 13 (15.12%) OOD
10 13 (15.12%) Web Development
11 12 (13.95%) Test Automation
11 12 (13.95%) Unit Testing
12 11 (12.79%) Mentoring
13 10 (11.63%) Coaching
13 10 (11.63%) SDLC
14 9 (10.47%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 45 (52.33%) Java
2 23 (26.74%) JavaScript
3 20 (23.26%) Python
4 17 (19.77%) SQL
5 13 (15.12%) C
6 12 (13.95%) C++
7 6 (6.98%) C#
7 6 (6.98%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.65%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.49%) ES6
9 3 (3.49%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.49%) Scala
10 2 (2.33%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.33%) PHP
11 1 (1.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (20.93%) Security Cleared
2 16 (18.60%) Degree
3 6 (6.98%) CCNA
3 6 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (6.98%) MCP
3 6 (6.98%) MCSE
3 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.49%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.33%) Sun Certification
6 1 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.16%) ISEB
6 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.16%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.47%) QA
2 6 (6.98%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (9.30%) Docker
2 7 (8.14%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (16.28%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (9.30%) Puppet
3 6 (6.98%) Nagios
4 1 (1.16%) SCOM
4 1 (1.16%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 15 (17.44%) Atlassian
2 14 (16.28%) Oracle
3 12 (13.95%) Red Hat
4 7 (8.14%) HP
4 7 (8.14%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.14%) SAP
5 6 (6.98%) IBM
5 6 (6.98%) VMware
6 5 (5.81%) CA Agile Central
7 4 (4.65%) Cadence
8 3 (3.49%) BroadVision
8 3 (3.49%) Cloudera
8 3 (3.49%) hybris
9 2 (2.33%) Sun
10 1 (1.16%) Apple
10 1 (1.16%) Facebook
10 1 (1.16%) Google
10 1 (1.16%) Informatica
10 1 (1.16%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.16%) Twitter
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