Period
to 19 September 2017

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 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
England > North West
6 months to
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 269 299 345
Rank change year-on-year +30 +46 -9
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 98 52 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.74% 0.44% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.14% 2.57% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 59 43 21
North West median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,500 £35,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -

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 2368 2022 2520
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.92% 17.12% 19.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1947 1698 1993
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 September 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 6 months to 19 September 2017. 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 -4 62 £46,250 -15.91% 5
Cheshire -2 29 £43,250 -19.53% 1
Merseyside -7 4 £35,000 -46.15% 4
Lancashire -8 3 £24,500 -24.62%
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 88 (89.80%) JIRA
2 72 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (47.96%) Java
4 42 (42.86%) Jenkins
5 39 (39.80%) DevOps
6 36 (36.73%) Scrum
6 36 (36.73%) TDD
7 33 (33.67%) Finance
7 33 (33.67%) Bitbucket
8 32 (32.65%) JavaScript
9 30 (30.61%) HTML
10 29 (29.59%) Software Engineering
11 27 (27.55%) Spring
11 27 (27.55%) Linux
11 27 (27.55%) Python
12 26 (26.53%) OO
13 25 (25.51%) SQL
14 23 (23.47%) ITIL
14 23 (23.47%) Security Cleared
15 21 (21.43%) BDD
15 21 (21.43%) CSS
15 21 (21.43%) Service Delivery
16 20 (20.41%) C
16 20 (20.41%) Sonatype Nexus
17 19 (19.39%) Git (software)
18 18 (18.37%) Open Source
18 18 (18.37%) Banking
18 18 (18.37%) Windows
19 17 (17.35%) SOAP
19 17 (17.35%) JUnit

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 12 (12.24%) Apache
2 8 (8.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (7.14%) Apache Spark
3 7 (7.14%) OpenStack
4 5 (5.10%) CMS
5 3 (3.06%) IIS
6 2 (2.04%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (8.16%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.14%) GitHub
2 5 (5.10%) OpenShift
3 2 (2.04%) BrowserStack
3 2 (2.04%) IaaS
3 2 (2.04%) PaaS
3 2 (2.04%) SaaS
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.20%) HTTP
1 10 (10.20%) LDAP
2 3 (3.06%) Internet
2 3 (3.06%) SAN
3 2 (2.04%) ATM
4 1 (1.02%) LAN
4 1 (1.02%) VoIP
4 1 (1.02%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.16%) DB2
1 8 (8.16%) Endeca
2 7 (7.14%) CouchDB
2 7 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.08%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.06%) Apache Accumulo
4 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.06%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 88 (89.80%) JIRA
2 42 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 33 (33.67%) Bitbucket
4 20 (20.41%) Sonatype Nexus
5 19 (19.39%) Git (software)
6 17 (17.35%) JUnit
7 13 (13.27%) Selenium
8 12 (12.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (12.24%) EasyMock
9 11 (11.22%) Cucumber
10 8 (8.16%) Lombardi
10 8 (8.16%) SonarQube
11 7 (7.14%) Vagrant
12 5 (5.10%) SpecFlow
13 4 (4.08%) Appium
13 4 (4.08%) JMeter
14 3 (3.06%) Eclipse
14 3 (3.06%) IntelliJ
14 3 (3.06%) Maven
15 2 (2.04%) JBehave
General
1 33 (33.67%) Finance
2 18 (18.37%) Banking
3 9 (9.18%) Retail
4 7 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 7 (7.14%) Retail Banking
5 6 (6.12%) Games
5 6 (6.12%) Law
5 6 (6.12%) Telecoms
6 5 (5.10%) Manufacturing
6 5 (5.10%) Marketing
7 4 (4.08%) Electronics
7 4 (4.08%) Military
8 1 (1.02%) Billing
8 1 (1.02%) Legal
8 1 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (25.51%) Developer
2 20 (20.41%) Java Engineer
3 17 (17.35%) Java Developer
3 17 (17.35%) Software Engineer
4 15 (15.31%) Java Software Engineer
5 11 (11.22%) Analyst
6 8 (8.16%) Designer
7 7 (7.14%) Business Analyst
7 7 (7.14%) Test Engineer
8 6 (6.12%) Lead Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Software Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Incident Manager
9 5 (5.10%) Product Analyst
9 5 (5.10%) Product Business Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) Agile Business Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) Agile Product Owner
10 4 (4.08%) HTML Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Lead Software Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Product Owner
10 4 (4.08%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (30.61%) HTML
2 27 (27.55%) Spring
3 21 (21.43%) CSS
4 17 (17.35%) SOAP
5 14 (14.29%) jQuery
6 13 (13.27%) REST
7 12 (12.24%) EJB
7 12 (12.24%) Java EE
7 12 (12.24%) JSF
8 11 (11.22%) Middleware
9 10 (10.20%) ODBC
10 9 (9.18%) LESS
10 9 (9.18%) React
10 9 (9.18%) RESTful
10 9 (9.18%) Web Services
11 8 (8.16%) Hibernate
11 8 (8.16%) J2EE
12 7 (7.14%) HTML5
12 7 (7.14%) Spring Boot
12 7 (7.14%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.31%) Wiki
2 12 (12.24%) User Experience
3 8 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.16%) Cyberthreat
4 7 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.10%) Fintech
6 4 (4.08%) Data Centre
6 4 (4.08%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.06%) Internet of Things
7 3 (3.06%) iPad
7 3 (3.06%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.04%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (2.04%) Online Banking
8 2 (2.04%) Online Games
9 1 (1.02%) CMDB
9 1 (1.02%) Life Science
9 1 (1.02%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.55%) Linux
2 18 (18.37%) Windows
3 12 (12.24%) CentOS
3 12 (12.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (8.16%) Unix
5 3 (3.06%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.04%) Android
6 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (39.80%) DevOps
3 36 (36.73%) Scrum
3 36 (36.73%) TDD
4 29 (29.59%) Software Engineering
5 26 (26.53%) OO
6 23 (23.47%) ITIL
7 21 (21.43%) BDD
7 21 (21.43%) Service Delivery
8 18 (18.37%) Open Source
9 15 (15.31%) Requirements Analysis
9 15 (15.31%) SDLC
9 15 (15.31%) Waterfall
10 13 (13.27%) Test Automation
11 12 (12.24%) Coaching
11 12 (12.24%) OOD
11 12 (12.24%) Project Management
11 12 (12.24%) Web Development
12 11 (11.22%) MVC
12 11 (11.22%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (47.96%) Java
2 32 (32.65%) JavaScript
3 27 (27.55%) Python
4 25 (25.51%) SQL
5 20 (20.41%) C
6 12 (12.24%) C++
7 9 (9.18%) Shell Script
8 8 (8.16%) C#
8 8 (8.16%) ES6
9 7 (7.14%) PowerShell
10 5 (5.10%) PL/SQL
11 4 (4.08%) Bash Shell
11 4 (4.08%) PHP
12 3 (3.06%) Scala
13 2 (2.04%) Ruby
14 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (23.47%) Security Cleared
2 17 (17.35%) Degree
3 8 (8.16%) DV Cleared
4 5 (5.10%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (4.08%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (2.04%) Sun Certification
7 1 (1.02%) CCNA
7 1 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.02%) MCP
7 1 (1.02%) MCSE
7 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.18%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.14%) Docker
2 3 (3.06%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (3.06%) XenApp
3 2 (2.04%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (12.24%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (11.22%) Nagios
3 7 (7.14%) Puppet
4 3 (3.06%) SCOM
4 3 (3.06%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.04%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 13 (13.27%) Atlassian
2 12 (12.24%) Red Hat
2 12 (12.24%) SAP
3 11 (11.22%) Oracle
4 10 (10.20%) CA Agile Central
5 8 (8.16%) BroadVision
5 8 (8.16%) HP
5 8 (8.16%) hybris
5 8 (8.16%) IBM
6 4 (4.08%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.04%) Apigee
7 2 (2.04%) Citrix
7 2 (2.04%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.04%) MuleSoft
7 2 (2.04%) Sun
8 1 (1.02%) CA
8 1 (1.02%) VMware