Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
England > North West
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 162 181 199
Rank change year-on-year +19 +18 +85
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 58 172 179
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 1.16% 1.63% 1.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.98% 11.89% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 26 108 112
Median annual salary £51,880 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.76% -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,531 £67,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 646 1,447 1,881
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.92% 13.69% 15.39%
Number of salaries quoted 475 1,041 1,498
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £64,500 £65,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% +5.26%

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Confluence as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Confluence in the North West.

Salary trend for Confluence in the North West

Confluence
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Confluence in the North West over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 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
Manchester +44 51 £51,880 +9.22% 1
Cheshire +25 7 £48,750 -2.50% 5
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 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 North West region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 55 (94.83%) JIRA
2 49 (84.48%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (60.34%) Banking
4 32 (55.17%) Scrum
5 27 (46.55%) DevOps
6 25 (43.10%) Test Automation
7 24 (41.38%) Software Engineering
8 22 (37.93%) Kanban
9 20 (34.48%) SDLC
10 19 (32.76%) Mentoring
11 18 (31.03%) Jenkins
12 17 (29.31%) SOAP
13 15 (25.86%) Finance
13 15 (25.86%) Docker
13 15 (25.86%) Acceptance Criteria
13 15 (25.86%) Collaborative Working
14 14 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
14 14 (24.14%) Kubernetes
14 14 (24.14%) User Stories
14 14 (24.14%) Java
15 12 (20.69%) SonarQube
15 12 (20.69%) Microservices
15 12 (20.69%) Sonatype Nexus
16 11 (18.97%) BDD
17 10 (17.24%) REST
17 10 (17.24%) Azure
17 10 (17.24%) Oracle
17 10 (17.24%) Spring
17 10 (17.24%) Maven
18 9 (15.52%) Hibernate

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 5 (8.62%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.72%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (13.79%) BASE24
2 2 (3.45%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.24%) Azure
2 9 (15.52%) GitHub
3 5 (8.62%) AWS
4 3 (5.17%) Apigee
4 3 (5.17%) Serverless
5 2 (3.45%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.45%) Google Analytics
5 2 (3.45%) Power Platform
5 2 (3.45%) Trello
6 1 (1.72%) Office 365
6 1 (1.72%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.79%) ATM
2 6 (10.34%) Firewall
3 4 (6.90%) FTP
3 4 (6.90%) Network Security
3 4 (6.90%) VPN
4 2 (3.45%) OSPF
4 2 (3.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) Oracle Database
1 9 (15.52%) Relational Database
2 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.17%) Apache Accumulo
4 3 (5.17%) Big Data
5 2 (3.45%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (3.45%) MySQL
5 2 (3.45%) Power BI
5 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 55 (94.83%) JIRA
2 18 (31.03%) Jenkins
3 12 (20.69%) SonarQube
3 12 (20.69%) Sonatype Nexus
4 10 (17.24%) Maven
5 9 (15.52%) JUnit
5 9 (15.52%) Selenium
5 9 (15.52%) SoapUI
6 8 (13.79%) VersaTest
7 4 (6.90%) Bitbucket
8 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
9 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.72%) GitLab
10 1 (1.72%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.72%) Mockito
10 1 (1.72%) Robot Framework
10 1 (1.72%) TestComplete
10 1 (1.72%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.72%) Zephyr
General
1 35 (60.34%) Banking
2 15 (25.86%) Finance
3 8 (13.79%) Retail
4 3 (5.17%) Back Office
5 2 (3.45%) Marketing
6 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 14 (24.14%) Quality Engineer
2 13 (22.41%) Tester
3 9 (15.52%) Java Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) BASE24 Tester
5 5 (8.62%) Software Quality Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Software Tester
6 4 (6.90%) Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Administrator
8 2 (3.45%) Azure Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Data Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) JIRA Administrator
8 2 (3.45%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.31%) SOAP
2 10 (17.24%) REST
2 10 (17.24%) Spring
3 9 (15.52%) Apache Flex
3 9 (15.52%) Hibernate
3 9 (15.52%) Java EE
3 9 (15.52%) WireMock
4 3 (5.17%) Apache NiFi
4 3 (5.17%) Kafka
5 2 (3.45%) .NET
5 2 (3.45%) Web Services
6 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.72%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.72%) JMS
6 1 (1.72%) Middleware
6 1 (1.72%) Nightwatchjs
6 1 (1.72%) OAuth
6 1 (1.72%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) IVR
2 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.79%) EMV
2 8 (13.79%) Online Banking
2 8 (13.79%) Tandem
3 5 (8.62%) User Experience
4 4 (6.90%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.45%) Clustering
5 2 (3.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Linux
2 6 (10.34%) Windows
2 6 (10.34%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.45%) CentOS
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (84.48%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (55.17%) Scrum
3 27 (46.55%) DevOps
4 25 (43.10%) Test Automation
5 24 (41.38%) Software Engineering
6 22 (37.93%) Kanban
7 20 (34.48%) SDLC
8 19 (32.76%) Mentoring
9 15 (25.86%) Acceptance Criteria
9 15 (25.86%) Collaborative Working
10 14 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (24.14%) User Stories
11 12 (20.69%) Microservices
12 11 (18.97%) BDD
13 9 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (15.52%) Creative Thinking
13 9 (15.52%) Migration
13 9 (15.52%) Risk Management
13 9 (15.52%) Software Testing
13 9 (15.52%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.14%) Java
2 8 (13.79%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.90%) C
4 3 (5.17%) Python
5 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.72%) C#
6 1 (1.72%) COBOL
6 1 (1.72%) Groovy
6 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.72%) Ruby
6 1 (1.72%) Scala
6 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.90%) DV Cleared
2 4 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) QA
2 8 (13.79%) ISO 8583
3 6 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (25.86%) Docker
2 6 (10.34%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (24.14%) Kubernetes
2 9 (15.52%) Ansible
3 4 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.90%) Terraform
4 3 (5.17%) Puppet
5 2 (3.45%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Oracle
2 9 (15.52%) CA
2 9 (15.52%) Veracode
3 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.90%) MuleSoft
4 4 (6.90%) Unisys
5 3 (5.17%) Google
6 2 (3.45%) Adobe
6 2 (3.45%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.45%) VMware
7 1 (1.72%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (1.72%) Freshdesk
7 1 (1.72%) IBM
7 1 (1.72%) Informatica
7 1 (1.72%) Micro Focus
7 1 (1.72%) Parasoft
7 1 (1.72%) Spiceworks
7 1 (1.72%) Talend
7 1 (1.72%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.72%) webMethods