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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Confluence
England / North West
Rank 218 193 249
Rank change year-on-year -25 +56  
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 29 43 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.48% 0.76% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.95% 4.29% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 15 30 4
Median salary £43,000 £55,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.81% +57.14%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £49,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +15.29%  

Confluence is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Application Platform Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 982 1003 1139
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 16.12% 17.64% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 832 815 916
Median salary £40,000 £36,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.84% -2.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Confluence as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -20 26 £47,500 -13.63% 7
Cheshire +6 3 £29,000 -30.53% 2
Confluence
England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 73 (97.33%) JIRA
2 59 (78.67%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (41.33%) Java
4 27 (36.00%) DevOps
5 25 (33.33%) Scrum
6 22 (29.33%) Degree
7 20 (26.67%) JUnit
7 20 (26.67%) Bitbucket
7 20 (26.67%) Jenkins
8 19 (25.33%) Time Management
8 19 (25.33%) Security Cleared
9 18 (24.00%) Atlassian
9 18 (24.00%) TDD
10 17 (22.67%) Linux
11 16 (21.33%) Information Security
11 16 (21.33%) C
11 16 (21.33%) Unit Testing
12 15 (20.00%) DV Cleared
12 15 (20.00%) BDD
13 14 (18.67%) Git (software)
13 14 (18.67%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (18.67%) OO
14 13 (17.33%) C#
15 12 (16.00%) .NET
15 12 (16.00%) Windows
15 12 (16.00%) Use Case
15 12 (16.00%) Computer Science
15 12 (16.00%) BPMN
16 11 (14.67%) Retail
16 11 (14.67%) Business Analysis

Confluence
Top Related 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 10 (13.33%) JBoss
1 10 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.67%) Apache
3 4 (5.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.33%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.33%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) MS Project
3 1 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.33%) Office 365
4 3 (4.00%) OpenShift
5 2 (2.67%) GitHub
5 2 (2.67%) SaaS
6 1 (1.33%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.33%) LAN
1 10 (13.33%) WAN
2 6 (8.00%) VoIP
3 4 (5.33%) DECT
3 4 (5.33%) Unified Communications
4 2 (2.67%) SAN
5 1 (1.33%) HTTP
5 1 (1.33%) Internet
5 1 (1.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 9 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.67%) MySQL
3 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.33%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.33%) Big Data
4 1 (1.33%) BigQuery
4 1 (1.33%) DB2
4 1 (1.33%) GIS
4 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.33%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.33%) OrientDB
4 1 (1.33%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (1.33%) QlikView
4 1 (1.33%) Spotfire
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 73 (97.33%) JIRA
2 20 (26.67%) Bitbucket
2 20 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 20 (26.67%) JUnit
3 14 (18.67%) Git (software)
4 10 (13.33%) Eclipse
4 10 (13.33%) Mockito
5 9 (12.00%) IntelliJ
5 9 (12.00%) JMeter
5 9 (12.00%) jMock
5 9 (12.00%) Selenium
6 8 (10.67%) Cucumber
7 7 (9.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (9.33%) JIRA Agile
8 5 (6.67%) EasyMock
9 4 (5.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 3 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (2.67%) Ant
11 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (2.67%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (14.67%) Retail
2 10 (13.33%) Finance
3 8 (10.67%) Manufacturing
3 8 (10.67%) Military
4 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.00%) Banking
5 3 (4.00%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (4.00%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.67%) Games
7 1 (1.33%) Law
7 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (40.00%) Analyst
2 20 (26.67%) Developer
3 17 (22.67%) Business Analyst
4 15 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 9 (12.00%) Product Analyst
5 9 (12.00%) Product Business Analyst
5 9 (12.00%) Product Owner
5 9 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (10.67%) Agile Product Owner
6 8 (10.67%) Senior Developer
7 7 (9.33%) .NET Developer
7 7 (9.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (9.33%) C# Developer
7 7 (9.33%) Java Developer
7 7 (9.33%) Java Engineer
7 7 (9.33%) Software Engineer
8 6 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 6 (8.00%) Java Software Engineer
8 6 (8.00%) Software Developer
8 6 (8.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.00%) .NET
2 11 (14.67%) SOAP
3 10 (13.33%) AngularJS
3 10 (13.33%) CSS
3 10 (13.33%) J2EE
4 9 (12.00%) HTML
4 9 (12.00%) HTML5
4 9 (12.00%) JDBC
5 8 (10.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (10.67%) jQuery
5 8 (10.67%) Sass
6 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (9.33%) Spring
6 7 (9.33%) WCF
6 7 (9.33%) WinForms
7 6 (8.00%) EJB
8 5 (6.67%) Java EE
8 5 (6.67%) JSF
9 4 (5.33%) Gherkin
9 4 (5.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (13.33%) User Experience
3 7 (9.33%) N-Tier
4 6 (8.00%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (8.00%) Life Science
4 6 (8.00%) Wiki
5 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
6 4 (5.33%) Fat Client
6 4 (5.33%) Thin Client
7 2 (2.67%) Clustering
7 2 (2.67%) iPad
7 2 (2.67%) Online Games
8 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.33%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (1.33%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.67%) Linux
2 12 (16.00%) Windows
3 8 (10.67%) CentOS
4 6 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.33%) Windows Server
6 3 (4.00%) Unix
7 2 (2.67%) AIX
7 2 (2.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (78.67%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (36.00%) DevOps
3 25 (33.33%) Scrum
4 19 (25.33%) Time Management
5 18 (24.00%) TDD
6 16 (21.33%) Information Security
6 16 (21.33%) Unit Testing
7 15 (20.00%) BDD
8 14 (18.67%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (18.67%) OO
9 12 (16.00%) BPMN
9 12 (16.00%) Use Case
10 11 (14.67%) Business Analysis
10 11 (14.67%) MVC
11 10 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
11 10 (13.33%) Software Engineering
11 10 (13.33%) Waterfall
12 9 (12.00%) Customer Insight
12 9 (12.00%) Open Source
12 9 (12.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (41.33%) Java
2 16 (21.33%) C
3 13 (17.33%) C#
4 11 (14.67%) Python
4 11 (14.67%) SQL
5 9 (12.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (9.33%) Ruby
7 4 (5.33%) C++
7 4 (5.33%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.00%) Perl
9 1 (1.33%) PHP
9 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (29.33%) Degree
2 19 (25.33%) Security Cleared
3 15 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 6 (8.00%) CCNA
4 6 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (8.00%) MCP
4 6 (8.00%) MCSE
4 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.33%) ISEB
5 4 (5.33%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.67%) RHCE
6 2 (2.67%) RHCSA
7 1 (1.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) SLA
2 5 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.33%) Docker
3 2 (2.67%) PowerHA
4 1 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (14.67%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (5.33%) Puppet
3 2 (2.67%) Ansible
3 2 (2.67%) CFEngine
3 2 (2.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (24.00%) Atlassian
2 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.67%) Oracle
3 10 (13.33%) VMware
4 8 (10.67%) Cadence
4 8 (10.67%) HP
5 6 (8.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.33%) Canon
6 4 (5.33%) Cisco
6 4 (5.33%) NetApp
6 4 (5.33%) Wyse
7 2 (2.67%) Google
7 2 (2.67%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.67%) Veritas
8 1 (1.33%) Apple
8 1 (1.33%) Facebook
8 1 (1.33%) Informatica
8 1 (1.33%) Sun
8 1 (1.33%) Tableau
8 1 (1.33%) Twitter
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