Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 269 295 316
Rank change year-on-year +26 +21 +18
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 106 63 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.80% 0.50% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.80% 2.72% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 64 50 32
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -18.18% +37.50%
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 the North West with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 2207 2320 2446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.66% 18.55% 18.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1804 1963 1970
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,775 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £59,500 £53,875
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Confluence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Manchester +14 61 £50,000 - 4
Cheshire +8 41 £45,000 -16.28% 5
Merseyside +1 2 - - 5
Lancashire -4 2 £24,500 -30.00% 1
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 97 (91.51%) JIRA
2 77 (72.64%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (37.74%) Java
4 38 (35.85%) DevOps
5 37 (34.91%) JavaScript
6 36 (33.96%) Scrum
7 35 (33.02%) Finance
7 35 (33.02%) TDD
8 32 (30.19%) Jenkins
9 31 (29.25%) HTML
10 28 (26.42%) Git (software)
11 27 (25.47%) Bitbucket
12 24 (22.64%) SQL
12 24 (22.64%) OO
12 24 (22.64%) Spring
13 22 (20.75%) jQuery
13 22 (20.75%) Python
13 22 (20.75%) BDD
14 21 (19.81%) SDLC
15 20 (18.87%) Linux
15 20 (18.87%) Software Engineering
15 20 (18.87%) Banking
16 19 (17.92%) SOAP
16 19 (17.92%) Web Services
16 19 (17.92%) C
17 18 (16.98%) CSS
17 18 (16.98%) Security Cleared
17 18 (16.98%) Test Automation
17 18 (16.98%) REST
18 17 (16.04%) Waterfall

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 8 (7.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (6.60%) Apache
3 5 (4.72%) Apache Spark
3 5 (4.72%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.89%) IIS
4 2 (1.89%) JBoss
5 1 (0.94%) CMS
5 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.94%) Mingle
2 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (10.38%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.60%) GitHub
1 7 (6.60%) OpenShift
2 5 (4.72%) Trello
3 4 (3.77%) IaaS
4 3 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.83%) BrowserStack
4 3 (2.83%) SaaS
5 2 (1.89%) BlazeMeter
5 2 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.89%) PaaS
6 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.43%) HTTP
2 8 (7.55%) LDAP
3 7 (6.60%) Internet
4 2 (1.89%) SAN
5 1 (0.94%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.43%) Endeca
2 8 (7.55%) DB2
3 6 (5.66%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.66%) MySQL
4 5 (4.72%) CouchDB
4 5 (4.72%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.83%) Apache Accumulo
5 3 (2.83%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.94%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 97 (91.51%) JIRA
2 32 (30.19%) Jenkins
3 28 (26.42%) Git (software)
4 27 (25.47%) Bitbucket
5 17 (16.04%) Sonatype Nexus
6 14 (13.21%) Selenium
7 13 (12.26%) JUnit
8 12 (11.32%) Cucumber
9 8 (7.55%) Lombardi
10 6 (5.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (5.66%) SonarQube
10 6 (5.66%) Vagrant
11 5 (4.72%) EasyMock
11 5 (4.72%) JMeter
11 5 (4.72%) Maven
11 5 (4.72%) SpecFlow
11 5 (4.72%) Zephyr
12 4 (3.77%) SoapUI
12 4 (3.77%) TestNG
13 3 (2.83%) WebDriver
General
1 35 (33.02%) Finance
2 20 (18.87%) Banking
3 11 (10.38%) Investment Banking
4 7 (6.60%) Law
4 7 (6.60%) Military
5 6 (5.66%) Retail Banking
6 4 (3.77%) Games
7 3 (2.83%) Legal
7 3 (2.83%) Marketing
7 3 (2.83%) Retail
8 1 (0.94%) Billing
8 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (25.47%) Developer
2 17 (16.04%) Analyst
3 13 (12.26%) Business Analyst
3 13 (12.26%) Java Developer
4 12 (11.32%) Java Engineer
5 11 (10.38%) Software Engineer
6 9 (8.49%) Java Software Engineer
6 9 (8.49%) Test Engineer
7 8 (7.55%) Agile Business Analyst
7 8 (7.55%) Designer
7 8 (7.55%) Product Analyst
7 8 (7.55%) Product Business Analyst
7 8 (7.55%) Senior Developer
8 7 (6.60%) Agile Product Owner
8 7 (6.60%) PHP Developer
8 7 (6.60%) Product Owner
9 5 (4.72%) Lead Developer
10 4 (3.77%) Applications Support
10 4 (3.77%) Software Developer
11 3 (2.83%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (29.25%) HTML
2 24 (22.64%) Spring
3 22 (20.75%) jQuery
4 19 (17.92%) SOAP
4 19 (17.92%) Web Services
5 18 (16.98%) CSS
5 18 (16.98%) REST
6 13 (12.26%) RESTful
7 12 (11.32%) Middleware
8 11 (10.38%) LESS
8 11 (10.38%) React
9 10 (9.43%) Hibernate
9 10 (9.43%) J2EE
10 8 (7.55%) ODBC
10 8 (7.55%) Spring Boot
11 7 (6.60%) Spring Cloud
11 7 (6.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (6.60%) XML
12 6 (5.66%) JSON
13 5 (4.72%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.09%) User Experience
2 14 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.55%) Wiki
4 6 (5.66%) Fintech
4 6 (5.66%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.72%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (3.77%) Cyber Attack
6 4 (3.77%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.77%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.83%) Internet of Things
7 3 (2.83%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.94%) CMDB
9 1 (0.94%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.94%) iPad
9 1 (0.94%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.94%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.87%) Linux
2 16 (15.09%) Windows
3 8 (7.55%) Unix
4 5 (4.72%) CentOS
4 5 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.89%) Android
5 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.89%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.94%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (72.64%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (35.85%) DevOps
3 36 (33.96%) Scrum
4 35 (33.02%) TDD
5 24 (22.64%) OO
6 22 (20.75%) BDD
7 21 (19.81%) SDLC
8 20 (18.87%) Software Engineering
9 18 (16.98%) Test Automation
10 17 (16.04%) MVC
10 17 (16.04%) Waterfall
11 15 (14.15%) ITIL
11 15 (14.15%) Open Source
12 14 (13.21%) E-Commerce
13 13 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (12.26%) Risk Management
13 13 (12.26%) Service Delivery
14 12 (11.32%) API Development
14 12 (11.32%) Test Strategy
14 12 (11.32%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (37.74%) Java
2 37 (34.91%) JavaScript
3 24 (22.64%) SQL
4 22 (20.75%) Python
5 19 (17.92%) C
6 11 (10.38%) ES6
7 10 (9.43%) C#
7 10 (9.43%) PHP
8 8 (7.55%) Shell Script
9 5 (4.72%) C++
9 5 (4.72%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.83%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.83%) Scala
11 2 (1.89%) GraphQL
11 2 (1.89%) Groovy
11 2 (1.89%) Ruby
11 2 (1.89%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.94%) VB
12 1 (0.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (16.98%) Security Cleared
2 16 (15.09%) Degree
3 10 (9.43%) DV Cleared
4 7 (6.60%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.83%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.94%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.38%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (8.49%) Docker
2 2 (1.89%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (11.32%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (7.55%) Nagios
3 6 (5.66%) Puppet
4 2 (1.89%) EdgeSight
4 2 (1.89%) SCOM
4 2 (1.89%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 12 (11.32%) Atlassian
2 11 (10.38%) hybris
2 11 (10.38%) SAP
3 10 (9.43%) BroadVision
4 9 (8.49%) Oracle
5 8 (7.55%) CA Agile Central
5 8 (7.55%) IBM
6 6 (5.66%) HP
7 5 (4.72%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.83%) AppDynamics
8 3 (2.83%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.89%) Apigee
9 2 (1.89%) Aquila
9 2 (1.89%) Citrix
9 2 (1.89%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.89%) Sun
10 1 (0.94%) CA
10 1 (0.94%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.94%) Zend