Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
England > North West
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 223 291 286
Rank change year-on-year +68 -5 +72
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 137 71 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.08% 0.57% 0.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.37% 3.30% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 80 52 52
North West median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -18.18% +57.14%
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 2,152 2,151 2,272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.96% 17.34% 18.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,716 1,842 1,863
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,624 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.96% +0.33% +2.74%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +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 24 February 2018.

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 24 February 2018. 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 +48 83 £57,500 +12.20% 12
Cheshire +5 51 £46,500 +60.34% 9
Merseyside +15 3 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 123 (89.78%) JIRA
2 100 (72.99%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (43.07%) DevOps
4 53 (38.69%) Java
5 46 (33.58%) Jenkins
6 42 (30.66%) Scrum
7 41 (29.93%) TDD
7 41 (29.93%) Git (software)
8 39 (28.47%) SQL
9 35 (25.55%) Finance
9 35 (25.55%) SDLC
10 34 (24.82%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (21.17%) Software Engineering
12 28 (20.44%) HTML
12 28 (20.44%) Web Services
13 26 (18.98%) Python
13 26 (18.98%) Test Automation
14 25 (18.25%) OO
14 25 (18.25%) Linux
14 25 (18.25%) JavaScript
14 25 (18.25%) Bitbucket
15 24 (17.52%) MVC
15 24 (17.52%) Banking
16 23 (16.79%) Windows
16 23 (16.79%) BDD
17 22 (16.06%) REST
18 21 (15.33%) jQuery
19 20 (14.60%) Unit Testing
19 20 (14.60%) Spring
19 20 (14.60%) Risk Management

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 11 (8.03%) IIS
2 9 (6.57%) Apache
3 8 (5.84%) JBoss
4 6 (4.38%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.65%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.19%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.73%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 8 (5.84%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.68%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (10.22%) OpenShift
3 11 (8.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (5.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 8 (5.84%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (5.84%) Amazon S3
4 8 (5.84%) Amazon SQS
4 8 (5.84%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (5.84%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (5.84%) Trello
5 7 (5.11%) IaaS
6 5 (3.65%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (3.65%) GitHub
6 5 (3.65%) SaaS
7 3 (2.19%) BrowserStack
8 2 (1.46%) PaaS
9 1 (0.73%) BlazeMeter
9 1 (0.73%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.76%) Internet
2 6 (4.38%) HTTP
3 2 (1.46%) SAN
4 1 (0.73%) DNS
4 1 (0.73%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.22%) MySQL
2 8 (5.84%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (5.84%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.11%) Endeca
4 4 (2.92%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.92%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.19%) Big Data
5 3 (2.19%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.19%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.46%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.73%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.73%) DB2
7 1 (0.73%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.73%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 123 (89.78%) JIRA
2 46 (33.58%) Jenkins
3 41 (29.93%) Git (software)
4 25 (18.25%) Bitbucket
5 20 (14.60%) SonarQube
6 19 (13.87%) Selenium
7 16 (11.68%) Cucumber
7 16 (11.68%) JUnit
8 14 (10.22%) Sonatype Nexus
9 13 (9.49%) TeamCity
10 10 (7.30%) Octopus Deploy
11 9 (6.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (5.11%) PHPUnit
12 7 (5.11%) Pivotal Tracker
13 6 (4.38%) Zephyr
14 5 (3.65%) IntelliJ
14 5 (3.65%) Maven
14 5 (3.65%) SoapUI
14 5 (3.65%) TestNG
15 4 (2.92%) NUnit
General
1 35 (25.55%) Finance
2 24 (17.52%) Banking
3 19 (13.87%) Investment Banking
4 16 (11.68%) Law
5 9 (6.57%) Retail
6 7 (5.11%) Games
7 6 (4.38%) Marketing
8 5 (3.65%) Military
9 4 (2.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (28.47%) Developer
2 19 (13.87%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (13.14%) Analyst
4 14 (10.22%) PHP Developer
4 14 (10.22%) Senior Developer
5 13 (9.49%) Business Analyst
6 12 (8.76%) Java Developer
6 12 (8.76%) Software Engineer
7 9 (6.57%) Project Manager
8 8 (5.84%) Lead Developer
8 8 (5.84%) Senior DevOps
8 8 (5.84%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 7 (5.11%) Senior PHP Developer
9 7 (5.11%) Software Developer
10 6 (4.38%) Agile Business Analyst
10 6 (4.38%) Development Manager
10 6 (4.38%) Java Engineer
10 6 (4.38%) Software Development Manager
10 6 (4.38%) Software Manager
10 6 (4.38%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (20.44%) HTML
1 28 (20.44%) Web Services
2 22 (16.06%) REST
3 21 (15.33%) jQuery
4 20 (14.60%) Spring
5 16 (11.68%) CSS
6 15 (10.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 13 (9.49%) Middleware
8 12 (8.76%) JSON
8 12 (8.76%) XML
9 11 (8.03%) SOAP
10 10 (7.30%) Hibernate
11 9 (6.57%) Spring Boot
12 8 (5.84%) RESTful
13 7 (5.11%) J2EE
13 7 (5.11%) LESS
13 7 (5.11%) React
14 6 (4.38%) Velocity
15 5 (3.65%) JMS
15 5 (3.65%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.84%) User Experience
2 8 (5.84%) Wiki
3 7 (5.11%) Private Cloud
4 6 (4.38%) Cyberattack
5 5 (3.65%) Fintech
5 5 (3.65%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.19%) Internet of Things
6 3 (2.19%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.19%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.46%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.46%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.46%) PKI
7 2 (1.46%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.73%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.73%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.25%) Linux
2 23 (16.79%) Windows
3 11 (8.03%) Unix
4 6 (4.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.46%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.73%) Android
6 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.73%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (72.99%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (43.07%) DevOps
3 42 (30.66%) Scrum
4 41 (29.93%) TDD
5 35 (25.55%) SDLC
6 34 (24.82%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (21.17%) Software Engineering
8 26 (18.98%) Test Automation
9 25 (18.25%) OO
10 24 (17.52%) MVC
11 23 (16.79%) BDD
12 20 (14.60%) Risk Management
12 20 (14.60%) Unit Testing
12 20 (14.60%) Waterfall
13 19 (13.87%) Coaching
14 17 (12.41%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (12.41%) Wealth Management
15 16 (11.68%) E-Commerce
15 16 (11.68%) Time Management
16 13 (9.49%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 53 (38.69%) Java
2 39 (28.47%) SQL
3 26 (18.98%) Python
4 25 (18.25%) JavaScript
5 16 (11.68%) C
5 16 (11.68%) PHP
6 13 (9.49%) C#
7 11 (8.03%) Shell Script
8 8 (5.84%) ES6
9 7 (5.11%) Perl
10 5 (3.65%) GraphQL
11 4 (2.92%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.46%) Groovy
12 2 (1.46%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.73%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.73%) PHP 5
13 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.73%) Ruby
13 1 (0.73%) VB
13 1 (0.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (10.95%) Degree
2 10 (7.30%) Sun Certification
3 6 (4.38%) DV Cleared
3 6 (4.38%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.65%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.73%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.73%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.68%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (13.14%) Docker
2 8 (5.84%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.84%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.46%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.46%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (10.22%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (6.57%) Ansible
2 9 (6.57%) Kubernetes
3 7 (5.11%) Nagios
4 2 (1.46%) EdgeSight
4 2 (1.46%) Puppet
4 2 (1.46%) SCOM
4 2 (1.46%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.73%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 15 (10.95%) Oracle
2 10 (7.30%) Atlassian
3 9 (6.57%) Sun
4 8 (5.84%) hybris
4 8 (5.84%) New Relic
4 8 (5.84%) SAP
4 8 (5.84%) Trend Micro
5 7 (5.11%) Aquila
5 7 (5.11%) BroadVision
5 7 (5.11%) CA Agile Central
6 6 (4.38%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.65%) HP
7 5 (3.65%) Microsoft
7 5 (3.65%) WorldPay
8 4 (2.92%) Apigee
8 4 (2.92%) MuleSoft
9 3 (2.19%) AppDynamics
9 3 (2.19%) Google
9 3 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (2.19%) Tableau