Period
to 24 June 2019

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 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
England > North West
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 178 203 279
Rank change year-on-year +25 +76 -20
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 168 171 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.63% 1.38% 0.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.72% 8.51% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 98 110 49
North West median annual salary £50,000 £51,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.38% +15.00% -18.18%
10th Percentile £38,988 £32,000 £26,650
90th Percentile £67,500 £85,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,750 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.36% - -

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 1,433 2,009 2,261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.91% 16.18% 17.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1,025 1,594 1,891
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £68,726 £66,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 June 2019.

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 June 2019. 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 -2 95 £50,000 -16.67% 2
Cheshire +28 43 £50,000 +8.11% 1
Merseyside +23 19 £50,000 +33.33%
Lancashire - 10 £48,963 -
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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.

1 163 (97.02%) JIRA
2 147 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (41.67%) DevOps
4 64 (38.10%) Java
5 59 (35.12%) Amazon AWS
6 49 (29.17%) Jenkins
7 47 (27.98%) Continuous Integration
8 41 (24.40%) Git (software)
8 41 (24.40%) Linux
9 40 (23.81%) Python
9 40 (23.81%) Scrum
10 36 (21.43%) Windows
11 35 (20.83%) .NET
12 33 (19.64%) Test Automation
12 33 (19.64%) Microsoft Azure
13 32 (19.05%) Docker
14 31 (18.45%) Ansible
15 29 (17.26%) SQL
16 27 (16.07%) Atlassian
16 27 (16.07%) Kubernetes
17 25 (14.88%) Selenium
17 25 (14.88%) AWS CloudFormation
17 25 (14.88%) SDLC
17 25 (14.88%) Serverless
18 24 (14.29%) BDD
18 24 (14.29%) Banking
18 24 (14.29%) Software Engineering
18 24 (14.29%) Microsoft
19 23 (13.69%) Active Directory
19 23 (13.69%) Finance

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 (6.55%) IIS
1 11 (6.55%) SAS
2 5 (2.98%) Apache
2 5 (2.98%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.98%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (2.38%) NetWeaver
4 3 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (1.79%) JBoss
5 2 (1.19%) Drupal
5 2 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.19%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.19%) WordPress
6 1 (0.60%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 6 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.19%) HipChat
3 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.60%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.38%) Payment Gateway
1 4 (2.38%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 59 (35.12%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (19.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (14.88%) AWS CloudFormation
3 25 (14.88%) Serverless
4 21 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 21 (12.50%) Amazon S3
5 13 (7.74%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (7.74%) Amazon SQS
6 12 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (6.55%) Azure Active Directory
8 10 (5.95%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (5.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (3.57%) Slack
10 5 (2.98%) Amazon EMR
10 5 (2.98%) OpenShift
11 4 (2.38%) Power Platform
12 3 (1.79%) Algolia
12 3 (1.79%) Firebase
12 3 (1.79%) GitHub
12 3 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.95%) Calico
2 6 (3.57%) Broadband
3 5 (2.98%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
2 18 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 15 (8.93%) Big Data
4 5 (2.98%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.38%) Power BI
6 3 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.79%) Endeca
6 3 (1.79%) MySQL
6 3 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.19%) Amazon Athena
7 2 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.19%) Amazon QuickSight
7 2 (1.19%) Redis
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.60%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (0.60%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.60%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 163 (97.02%) JIRA
2 49 (29.17%) Jenkins
3 41 (24.40%) Git (software)
4 25 (14.88%) Selenium
5 22 (13.10%) Bitbucket
5 22 (13.10%) Cucumber
5 22 (13.10%) SoapUI
6 16 (9.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 14 (8.33%) Bitbucket Server
7 14 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
7 14 (8.33%) TeamCity
8 11 (6.55%) Octopus Deploy
9 10 (5.95%) Maven
10 7 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (3.57%) Visual Studio
12 4 (2.38%) HP UFT
12 4 (2.38%) JMeter
12 4 (2.38%) TestRail
13 3 (1.79%) Burp Suite
13 3 (1.79%) SonarQube
General
1 24 (14.29%) Banking
2 23 (13.69%) Finance
3 14 (8.33%) Marketing
4 10 (5.95%) Automotive
5 8 (4.76%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.38%) Retail
7 2 (1.19%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.60%) Billing
8 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Law
8 1 (0.60%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (17.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (15.48%) Analyst
3 18 (10.71%) Developer
4 14 (8.33%) Architect
5 13 (7.74%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
6 12 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
6 12 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
7 11 (6.55%) Business Analyst
7 11 (6.55%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 10 (5.95%) Test Engineer
9 8 (4.76%) Scrum Master
9 8 (4.76%) Test Analyst
10 7 (4.17%) Automation Test Analyst
11 6 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
11 6 (3.57%) Lead Developer
11 6 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
11 6 (3.57%) Software Developer
11 6 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
11 6 (3.57%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (20.83%) .NET
2 23 (13.69%) Node.js
3 15 (8.93%) HTML
4 13 (7.74%) REST
4 13 (7.74%) XML
5 10 (5.95%) Gherkin
5 10 (5.95%) Kafka
5 10 (5.95%) RESTful
6 9 (5.36%) Web Services
7 7 (4.17%) CSS
7 7 (4.17%) JSON
8 6 (3.57%) .NET Framework
8 6 (3.57%) Ajax
8 6 (3.57%) Express
8 6 (3.57%) HTML5
8 6 (3.57%) jQuery
9 5 (2.98%) ASP.NET
9 5 (2.98%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (2.98%) Java EE
9 5 (2.98%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (11.31%) User Experience
3 10 (5.95%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.76%) Private Cloud
5 7 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.98%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.79%) PKI
7 3 (1.79%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.79%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.19%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.19%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.19%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.19%) Wiki
9 1 (0.60%) Animation
9 1 (0.60%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 41 (24.40%) Linux
2 36 (21.43%) Windows
3 21 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (6.55%) Fedora
5 10 (5.95%) Amazon Linux
6 6 (3.57%) CentOS
6 6 (3.57%) Unix
7 2 (1.19%) Android
7 2 (1.19%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.60%) Debian
8 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (41.67%) DevOps
3 47 (27.98%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (23.81%) Scrum
5 33 (19.64%) Test Automation
6 25 (14.88%) SDLC
7 24 (14.29%) BDD
7 24 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 21 (12.50%) Coaching
8 21 (12.50%) Microservices
8 21 (12.50%) Software Delivery
9 20 (11.90%) Collaborative Working
10 18 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (9.52%) Computer Science
11 16 (9.52%) Fintech
11 16 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (9.52%) TDD
12 15 (8.93%) Creative Thinking
12 15 (8.93%) Infrastructure as Code
12 15 (8.93%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 64 (38.10%) Java
2 40 (23.81%) Python
3 29 (17.26%) SQL
4 20 (11.90%) JavaScript
4 20 (11.90%) Ruby
5 16 (9.52%) Bash Shell
6 8 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 7 (4.17%) Perl
8 6 (3.57%) Go
9 5 (2.98%) C#
9 5 (2.98%) C++
9 5 (2.98%) Scala
10 4 (2.38%) PHP
11 2 (1.19%) C
11 2 (1.19%) R
12 1 (0.60%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 18 (10.71%) Degree
2 13 (7.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.79%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.19%) IIBA
5 2 (1.19%) ISEB
5 2 (1.19%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.60%) APMG
6 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.12%) QA
1 17 (10.12%) SLA
2 3 (1.79%) GDPR
2 3 (1.79%) WCAG
System Software
1 32 (19.05%) Docker
2 23 (13.69%) Active Directory
3 13 (7.74%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (5.95%) Squid
5 5 (2.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (2.98%) etcd
Systems Management
1 31 (18.45%) Ansible
2 27 (16.07%) Kubernetes
3 20 (11.90%) Puppet
4 14 (8.33%) Terraform
5 10 (5.95%) Istio
6 9 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (3.57%) Nessus
8 5 (2.98%) CA Service Virtualization
8 5 (2.98%) Consul
9 1 (0.60%) CA Wily
9 1 (0.60%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 27 (16.07%) Atlassian
2 24 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 21 (12.50%) New Relic
3 21 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 14 (8.33%) Oracle
5 11 (6.55%) Trend Micro
6 10 (5.95%) AppDynamics
6 10 (5.95%) Splunk
7 6 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (2.98%) Adobe
8 5 (2.98%) CA
8 5 (2.98%) CyberArk
8 5 (2.98%) Hortonworks
8 5 (2.98%) Tableau
9 4 (2.38%) SAP
10 3 (1.79%) FatWire
10 3 (1.79%) hybris
11 2 (1.19%) Alibaba
11 2 (1.19%) OpenText
11 2 (1.19%) Sitecore