Period
to 16 January 2021

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 16 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
England > North West
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 162 149 164
Rank change year-on-year -13 +15 +113
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 52 169 204
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 1.10% 1.91% 1.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.92% 13.91% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 43 126 148
Median annual salary £57,500 £48,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.95% -2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,994 £33,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% -4.55%

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 583 1,215 1,530
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.34% 13.73% 14.42%
Number of salaries quoted 504 941 1,304
Median annual salary £46,000 £41,709 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.29% -1.86% -
10th Percentile £28,228 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%

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 16 January 2021.

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 16 January 2021. 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 33 £55,227 +10.45% 5
Cheshire +14 15 £75,000 +63.93% 5
Lancashire +25 3 £58,000 +78.46% 1
Merseyside +11 1 £40,000 +6.14%
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, 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 52 (100.00%) JIRA
2 35 (67.31%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (46.15%) DevOps
4 22 (42.31%) Linux
5 20 (38.46%) SQL Server
6 19 (36.54%) Git (software)
6 19 (36.54%) AWS
7 17 (32.69%) Terraform
8 16 (30.77%) Scrum
9 14 (26.92%) Finance
9 14 (26.92%) Java
9 14 (26.92%) Azure
9 14 (26.92%) Test Automation
10 12 (23.08%) Postman
11 11 (21.15%) ITIL
11 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
12 10 (19.23%) Unix
12 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
12 10 (19.23%) HTML
12 10 (19.23%) MySQL
12 10 (19.23%) PowerShell
12 10 (19.23%) Docker
12 10 (19.23%) Kubernetes
13 9 (17.31%) Atlassian
13 9 (17.31%) Bash Shell
13 9 (17.31%) CSS
14 8 (15.38%) SharePoint
14 8 (15.38%) Software Engineering
14 8 (15.38%) Node.js
14 8 (15.38%) RESTful

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 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.92%) IIS
3 1 (1.92%) JBoss
3 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 19 (36.54%) AWS
2 14 (26.92%) Azure
3 6 (11.54%) Amazon ECS
3 6 (11.54%) Amazon EKS
3 6 (11.54%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (11.54%) AWS CodePipeline
3 6 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (5.77%) SaaS
6 2 (3.85%) IaaS
7 1 (1.92%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.92%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.92%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) Skype
2 4 (7.69%) ATM
2 4 (7.69%) VPN
3 3 (5.77%) Firewall
3 3 (5.77%) IPv4
3 3 (5.77%) OSPF
3 3 (5.77%) VLAN
4 2 (3.85%) FTP
5 1 (1.92%) DNS
5 1 (1.92%) HTTP
5 1 (1.92%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.23%) MySQL
3 6 (11.54%) Amazon Redshift
3 6 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (7.69%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.92%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.92%) Power BI
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.92%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 52 (100.00%) JIRA
2 19 (36.54%) Git (software)
3 12 (23.08%) Postman
4 5 (9.62%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (9.62%) SoapUI
4 5 (9.62%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.77%) JMeter
5 3 (5.77%) Subversion
6 2 (3.85%) Bitbucket
6 2 (3.85%) Grunt
6 2 (3.85%) gulp
6 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.85%) Selenium
6 2 (3.85%) webpack
7 1 (1.92%) Balsamiq
7 1 (1.92%) Bitbucket Server
7 1 (1.92%) NeoLoad
7 1 (1.92%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (1.92%) SilkPerformer
7 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (26.92%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Housing Association
3 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.92%) Legal
4 1 (1.92%) Local Government
4 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (17.31%) Developer
1 9 (17.31%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 7 (13.46%) Analyst
3 7 (13.46%) Project Manager
4 6 (11.54%) IT Manager
4 6 (11.54%) IT Project Manager
4 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 5 (9.62%) Lead Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Lead Java Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Test Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Tester
6 4 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) BASE24 Tester
6 4 (7.69%) Business Change Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Business Change Project Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Agile Coach
7 3 (5.77%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) HTML
2 9 (17.31%) CSS
3 8 (15.38%) Node.js
3 8 (15.38%) RESTful
4 7 (13.46%) AngularJS
4 7 (13.46%) Java EE
5 6 (11.54%) .NET
6 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (7.69%) Web Services
7 2 (3.85%) CSS3
7 2 (3.85%) Express
7 2 (3.85%) HTML5
7 2 (3.85%) jQuery
7 2 (3.85%) React
7 2 (3.85%) Redux
7 2 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.92%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (1.92%) JSON
8 1 (1.92%) SOAP
8 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Mobile App
2 6 (11.54%) e-Learning
2 6 (11.54%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (7.69%) Clustering
3 4 (7.69%) EMV
3 4 (7.69%) Tandem
4 3 (5.77%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.92%) FMCG
6 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.92%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 22 (42.31%) Linux
2 10 (19.23%) Unix
3 7 (13.46%) Android
3 7 (13.46%) Apple iOS
3 7 (13.46%) Windows
4 5 (9.62%) Windows Server
5 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (67.31%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (46.15%) DevOps
3 16 (30.77%) Scrum
4 14 (26.92%) Test Automation
5 11 (21.15%) ITIL
6 8 (15.38%) Business Case
6 8 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 7 (13.46%) Android Development
7 7 (13.46%) Configuration Management
7 7 (13.46%) iOS Development
7 7 (13.46%) Mobile Application Development
7 7 (13.46%) PRINCE2
7 7 (13.46%) Product Roadmap
7 7 (13.46%) Project Management
7 7 (13.46%) Sprint Retrospective
7 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (11.54%) Matrix Management
8 6 (11.54%) Performance Testing
8 6 (11.54%) SDLC
9 5 (9.62%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.92%) Java
2 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
2 10 (19.23%) PowerShell
3 9 (17.31%) Bash Shell
4 7 (13.46%) Python
5 4 (7.69%) SQL
6 2 (3.85%) Perl
7 1 (1.92%) C
7 1 (1.92%) C#
7 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Degree
1 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (5.77%) GIAC
2 3 (5.77%) RHCE
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) HNC
3 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) GDPR
1 6 (11.54%) ISO 9001
1 6 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.69%) ISO 8583
2 4 (7.69%) SLA
3 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 10 (19.23%) Docker
2 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (32.69%) Terraform
2 10 (19.23%) Kubernetes
3 4 (7.69%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (5.77%) Ansible
4 3 (5.77%) Puppet
5 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.92%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.31%) Atlassian
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle
4 4 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.77%) VMware
6 1 (1.92%) Capita
6 1 (1.92%) Cognos
6 1 (1.92%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow