Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 169 183 266
Rank change year-on-year +14 +83 +36
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 167 201 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.67% 1.72% 0.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.38% 11.80% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 120 145 63
North West median annual salary £47,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% +7.53% +3.33%
10th Percentile £36,924 £33,015 £32,350
90th Percentile £62,500 £85,000 £74,600
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 1,349 1,704 2,199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.46% 14.57% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,057 1,417 1,802
North West median annual salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £75,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 +2 113 £52,500 -7.08% 12
Cheshire +17 36 £43,000 -11.34% 2
Merseyside +15 9 £37,686 +7.67% 2
Lancashire -6 9 £55,000 +35.80% 2
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 157 (94.01%) JIRA
2 142 (85.03%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (49.10%) Scrum
4 68 (40.72%) DevOps
5 51 (30.54%) SDLC
6 50 (29.94%) Continuous Integration
7 48 (28.74%) Kanban
8 45 (26.95%) Jenkins
9 42 (25.15%) Banking
10 41 (24.55%) Test Automation
11 39 (23.35%) Java
12 37 (22.16%) Mentoring
13 33 (19.76%) Coaching
13 33 (19.76%) AWS
14 30 (17.96%) Git (software)
15 28 (16.77%) Waterfall
15 28 (16.77%) Software Delivery
16 27 (16.17%) Software Engineering
16 27 (16.17%) SQL
17 26 (15.57%) QA
17 26 (15.57%) BDD
17 26 (15.57%) Microservices
18 25 (14.97%) TDD
19 24 (14.37%) Selenium
20 23 (13.77%) Business Analysis
21 22 (13.17%) Docker
22 21 (12.57%) Project Management
23 20 (11.98%) User Stories
24 18 (10.78%) Problem-Solving
24 18 (10.78%) Stakeholder 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 7 (4.19%) IIS
2 6 (3.59%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.40%) Apache Solr
3 4 (2.40%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.40%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.20%) Apache
4 2 (1.20%) JBoss
4 2 (1.20%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 6 (3.59%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.80%) CATIA
3 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.20%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.60%) SAP CAR
Cloud Services
1 33 (19.76%) AWS
2 15 (8.98%) Trello
3 9 (5.39%) Sage Pay
4 8 (4.79%) Slack
5 7 (4.19%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (4.19%) Azure
6 6 (3.59%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (3.59%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (2.40%) Amazon ECS
7 4 (2.40%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (2.40%) CloudFront
7 4 (2.40%) GitHub
7 4 (2.40%) Serverless
8 2 (1.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.20%) Amazon EKS
8 2 (1.20%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.20%) GCP
8 2 (1.20%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.40%) Calico
1 4 (2.40%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.59%) Relational Database
2 10 (5.99%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.40%) Amazon QuickSight
3 4 (2.40%) Big Data
3 4 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.40%) Electronic Patient Records
3 4 (2.40%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.40%) MySQL
3 4 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.40%) Redis
4 2 (1.20%) Amazon Athena
4 2 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.20%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.60%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 157 (94.01%) JIRA
2 45 (26.95%) Jenkins
3 30 (17.96%) Git (software)
4 24 (14.37%) Selenium
5 13 (7.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (5.39%) Bitbucket
6 9 (5.39%) Bitbucket Server
6 9 (5.39%) IntelliJ
7 8 (4.79%) TeamCity
8 7 (4.19%) JUnit
8 7 (4.19%) Maven
8 7 (4.19%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (2.40%) Bugzilla
9 4 (2.40%) HP UFT
9 4 (2.40%) JMeter
9 4 (2.40%) LoadRunner
9 4 (2.40%) SoapUI
9 4 (2.40%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.80%) TestRail
General
1 42 (25.15%) Banking
2 11 (6.59%) Back Office
2 11 (6.59%) Finance
3 4 (2.40%) Advertising
3 4 (2.40%) Aerospace
3 4 (2.40%) Retail Banking
3 4 (2.40%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.80%) Military
5 2 (1.20%) Legal
5 2 (1.20%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.60%) Billing
6 1 (0.60%) Marketing
6 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (18.56%) Analyst
2 26 (15.57%) Business Analyst
3 25 (14.97%) Developer
3 25 (14.97%) Quality Engineer
4 21 (12.57%) DevOps Engineer
5 17 (10.18%) Software Engineer
6 12 (7.19%) Tester
7 11 (6.59%) Senior Developer
8 10 (5.99%) Java Developer
9 9 (5.39%) Java Engineer
9 9 (5.39%) Java Software Engineer
9 9 (5.39%) Senior Java Engineer
9 9 (5.39%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 9 (5.39%) Senior Software Engineer
10 8 (4.79%) Lead Software Engineer
10 8 (4.79%) Senior Java Developer
11 7 (4.19%) Project Manager
11 7 (4.19%) Release Manager
12 6 (3.59%) Administrator
12 6 (3.59%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.59%) .NET
1 11 (6.59%) HTML
1 11 (6.59%) XML
2 9 (5.39%) Java EE
2 9 (5.39%) Swagger
3 8 (4.79%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (3.59%) JSF
4 6 (3.59%) JSP
4 6 (3.59%) Servlets
5 5 (2.99%) CSS
5 5 (2.99%) JSON
5 5 (2.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (2.40%) .NET Core
6 4 (2.40%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.40%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (2.40%) RESTful
6 4 (2.40%) Web Services
6 4 (2.40%) XSLT
7 3 (1.80%) Middleware
7 3 (1.80%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.19%) User Experience
3 9 (5.39%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (4.79%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.19%) Wiki
6 5 (2.99%) Smart Meter
7 4 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.40%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.80%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.80%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.20%) PKI
9 2 (1.20%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.60%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.60%) Life Science
10 1 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.60%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.78%) Linux
2 10 (5.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (5.39%) CentOS
4 8 (4.79%) Unix
4 8 (4.79%) Windows
5 1 (0.60%) Debian
5 1 (0.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (85.03%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (49.10%) Scrum
3 68 (40.72%) DevOps
4 51 (30.54%) SDLC
5 50 (29.94%) Continuous Integration
6 48 (28.74%) Kanban
7 41 (24.55%) Test Automation
8 37 (22.16%) Mentoring
9 33 (19.76%) Coaching
10 28 (16.77%) Software Delivery
10 28 (16.77%) Waterfall
11 27 (16.17%) Software Engineering
12 26 (15.57%) BDD
12 26 (15.57%) Microservices
13 25 (14.97%) TDD
14 23 (13.77%) Business Analysis
15 21 (12.57%) Project Management
16 20 (11.98%) User Stories
17 18 (10.78%) Problem-Solving
17 18 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (23.35%) Java
2 27 (16.17%) SQL
3 16 (9.58%) Ruby
4 15 (8.98%) Python
5 9 (5.39%) C#
5 9 (5.39%) C++
5 9 (5.39%) JavaScript
6 6 (3.59%) Go
7 5 (2.99%) Scala
8 4 (2.40%) Groovy
9 3 (1.80%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.80%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.20%) C
10 2 (1.20%) PHP
11 1 (0.60%) Perl
11 1 (0.60%) R
11 1 (0.60%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (8.38%) Degree
2 3 (1.80%) DBS Check
3 2 (1.20%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.20%) IIBA
3 2 (1.20%) ISEB
3 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (15.57%) QA
2 10 (5.99%) SLA
3 3 (1.80%) WCAG
4 2 (1.20%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (13.17%) Docker
2 3 (1.80%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (8.98%) Ansible
2 13 (7.78%) Kubernetes
3 5 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.40%) Istio
4 4 (2.40%) Nessus
4 4 (2.40%) Puppet
5 2 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (10.18%) Atlassian
2 11 (6.59%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.59%) Red Hat
3 9 (5.39%) Sage
4 7 (4.19%) Oracle
5 6 (3.59%) New Relic
6 5 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.40%) AppDynamics
7 4 (2.40%) Hortonworks
7 4 (2.40%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.40%) Splunk
8 2 (1.20%) HP
8 2 (1.20%) Pega
8 2 (1.20%) Remedy
8 2 (1.20%) SAP
8 2 (1.20%) Trend Micro
9 1 (0.60%) CA
9 1 (0.60%) Google
9 1 (0.60%) IBM
9 1 (0.60%) Micro Focus