Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
England > South East
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 235 350 464
Rank change year-on-year +115 +114 +73
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 392 192 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.32% 0.66% 0.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.82% 3.60% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 356 159 142
South East median annual salary £48,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £37,250 £34,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £63,400 £63,625
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -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 South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 5,011 5,336 6,884
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.91% 18.33% 18.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4,213 4,485 5,999
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,350 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Confluence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Confluence in the South East

Confluence
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Confluence in the South East.

Salary trend for Confluence in the South East

Confluence
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Confluence in the South East over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Confluence in the South East

Confluence
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 August 2018. 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
Thames Valley +93 168 £52,500 - 17
Oxfordshire +55 79 £60,500 +21.00% 4
Surrey +61 77 £47,500 -9.52% 9
East Sussex +15 55 £45,000 - 3
Buckinghamshire +52 53 £45,000 - 2
Hampshire +12 53 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Berkshire -6 36 £70,000 +27.27% 11
West Sussex +8 34 £45,000 -14.29% 5
Kent -3 3 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Middlesex - 1 £70,000 -
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 367 (93.62%) JIRA
2 323 (82.40%) Agile Software Development
3 202 (51.53%) Scrum
4 180 (45.92%) Test Automation
5 152 (38.78%) SQL
6 134 (34.18%) Java
6 134 (34.18%) QA
7 128 (32.65%) Selenium
7 128 (32.65%) Kanban
8 127 (32.40%) Jenkins
9 116 (29.59%) C#
10 111 (28.32%) JavaScript
11 104 (26.53%) Web Services
12 100 (25.51%) Finance
12 100 (25.51%) Continuous Integration
13 88 (22.45%) Linux
14 83 (21.17%) Continuous Improvement
15 78 (19.90%) Amazon AWS
16 77 (19.64%) Git (software)
17 76 (19.39%) Microsoft Azure
18 74 (18.88%) BDD
18 74 (18.88%) Atlassian
18 74 (18.88%) .NET
19 73 (18.62%) Problem-Solving
20 66 (16.84%) TDD
21 62 (15.82%) SDLC
22 60 (15.31%) Coaching
22 60 (15.31%) Microsoft
23 59 (15.05%) Oracle
23 59 (15.05%) Degree

Confluence
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 29 (7.40%) CMS
2 14 (3.57%) Apache
3 12 (3.06%) JBoss
3 12 (3.06%) WordPress
4 11 (2.81%) WebLogic
5 8 (2.04%) Apache Spark
6 6 (1.53%) IIS
7 5 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.28%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.02%) EPiServer
8 4 (1.02%) Kentico
8 4 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.02%) Umbraco
8 4 (1.02%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.77%) CICS
9 3 (0.77%) Commerce Server
9 3 (0.77%) SAS
10 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (2.81%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.53%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.02%) HipChat
3 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 78 (19.90%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (19.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (8.93%) SaaS
4 22 (5.61%) GitHub
5 20 (5.10%) PaaS
6 15 (3.83%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (3.57%) IaaS
8 8 (2.04%) Slack
9 7 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (1.79%) OpenShift
10 5 (1.28%) Serverless
11 4 (1.02%) Akamai
11 4 (1.02%) Sauce Labs
12 3 (0.77%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.77%) G Suite
13 2 (0.51%) BrowserStack
14 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.26%) Datadog
14 1 (0.26%) Office 365
14 1 (0.26%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.55%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.30%) DNS
3 7 (1.79%) DHCP
4 6 (1.53%) Firewall
4 6 (1.53%) LAN
4 6 (1.53%) WAN
5 5 (1.28%) Internet
6 4 (1.02%) VPN
6 4 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.77%) IP Telephony
7 3 (0.77%) SAN
7 3 (0.77%) WebEx
8 2 (0.51%) Asterisk PBX
8 2 (0.51%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.51%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.51%) SNMP
8 2 (0.51%) SSL
8 2 (0.51%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.51%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (11.73%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.63%) MySQL
3 21 (5.36%) Oracle Database
4 17 (4.34%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (3.83%) MongoDB
6 11 (2.81%) Redis
6 11 (2.81%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.30%) MariaDB
8 8 (2.04%) Big Data
8 8 (2.04%) Hadoop
9 7 (1.79%) DB2
10 6 (1.53%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.77%) Geospatial Data
11 3 (0.77%) GIS
12 2 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.51%) NuoDB
13 1 (0.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.26%) Power BI
13 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 367 (93.62%) JIRA
2 128 (32.65%) Selenium
3 127 (32.40%) Jenkins
4 77 (19.64%) Git (software)
5 58 (14.80%) Bitbucket
6 48 (12.24%) WebDriver
7 36 (9.18%) Cucumber
7 36 (9.18%) TeamCity
8 35 (8.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 35 (8.93%) Octopus Deploy
9 34 (8.67%) Subversion
10 30 (7.65%) SoapUI
11 29 (7.40%) JUnit
12 25 (6.38%) HP UFT
13 23 (5.87%) SpecFlow
14 22 (5.61%) NUnit
15 18 (4.59%) Maven
16 13 (3.32%) JMeter
17 11 (2.81%) Gerrit
18 9 (2.30%) GitLab
General
1 100 (25.51%) Finance
2 33 (8.42%) Retail
3 16 (4.08%) Marketing
4 12 (3.06%) Banking
5 9 (2.30%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.02%) Legal
7 3 (0.77%) Advertising
7 3 (0.77%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.51%) Automotive
8 2 (0.51%) Publishing
9 1 (0.26%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.26%) Electronics
9 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.26%) Games
9 1 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 102 (26.02%) Analyst
2 96 (24.49%) Developer
3 52 (13.27%) Tester
4 51 (13.01%) Automation Tester
5 49 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 43 (10.97%) Senior Analyst
7 42 (10.71%) QA Analyst
8 38 (9.69%) Senior Automation Tester
8 38 (9.69%) Senior Tester
9 35 (8.93%) QA Tester
10 34 (8.67%) QA Automation Analyst
10 34 (8.67%) QA Automation Tester
11 32 (8.16%) Automation Test Analyst
12 28 (7.14%) Senior Developer
13 27 (6.89%) QA Engineer
13 27 (6.89%) Senior QA Tester
14 25 (6.38%) Software Developer
15 24 (6.12%) Senior QA Analyst
15 24 (6.12%) Senior Test Analyst
16 23 (5.87%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (26.53%) Web Services
2 74 (18.88%) .NET
3 59 (15.05%) AngularJS
4 53 (13.52%) REST
5 51 (13.01%) RESTful
6 49 (12.50%) SOAP
7 47 (11.99%) HTML
8 36 (9.18%) CSS
9 23 (5.87%) Spring
10 21 (5.36%) jQuery
11 20 (5.10%) Swagger
11 20 (5.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 17 (4.34%) .NET Framework
12 17 (4.34%) HTML5
13 16 (4.08%) Velocity
14 13 (3.32%) Hibernate
14 13 (3.32%) JSON
14 13 (3.32%) React
15 12 (3.06%) CSS3
15 12 (3.06%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 57 (14.54%) User Experience
2 22 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.36%) Computer Science
3 21 (5.36%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (4.59%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (4.34%) Mobile App
6 16 (4.08%) Linux Command Line
7 11 (2.81%) Fintech
8 8 (2.04%) Life Science
8 8 (2.04%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.28%) PMI
10 4 (1.02%) e-Learning
10 4 (1.02%) Learning Management System
10 4 (1.02%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.02%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.77%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.77%) IBM Mainframe
11 3 (0.77%) Tandem
12 2 (0.51%) Cloud Native
13 1 (0.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 88 (22.45%) Linux
2 44 (11.22%) Windows
3 12 (3.06%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.81%) Android
4 11 (2.81%) Apple iOS
4 11 (2.81%) Unix
5 8 (2.04%) Ubuntu
6 6 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.28%) CentOS
8 2 (0.51%) Debian
8 2 (0.51%) Kali Linux
8 2 (0.51%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.51%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.51%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.51%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.26%) Solaris
9 1 (0.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (82.40%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (51.53%) Scrum
3 180 (45.92%) Test Automation
4 128 (32.65%) Kanban
5 100 (25.51%) Continuous Integration
6 83 (21.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 74 (18.88%) BDD
8 73 (18.62%) Problem-Solving
9 66 (16.84%) TDD
10 62 (15.82%) SDLC
11 60 (15.31%) Coaching
12 53 (13.52%) DevOps
13 50 (12.76%) E-Commerce
14 48 (12.24%) Exploratory Testing
14 48 (12.24%) Waterfall
15 45 (11.48%) Mentoring
16 44 (11.22%) Acceptance Criteria
16 44 (11.22%) API Testing
16 44 (11.22%) Microservices
17 42 (10.71%) OO
Programming Languages
1 152 (38.78%) SQL
2 134 (34.18%) Java
3 116 (29.59%) C#
4 111 (28.32%) JavaScript
5 58 (14.80%) Python
6 38 (9.69%) Bash Shell
7 25 (6.38%) PHP
8 23 (5.87%) PowerShell
9 19 (4.85%) C++
10 14 (3.57%) VB.NET
11 13 (3.32%) T-SQL
12 12 (3.06%) Perl
12 12 (3.06%) Scala
13 11 (2.81%) C
13 11 (2.81%) Java 8
14 10 (2.55%) TypeScript
15 9 (2.30%) Bourne shell
16 8 (2.04%) Ruby
17 7 (1.79%) Delphi
18 5 (1.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (15.05%) Degree
2 40 (10.20%) ISTQB
3 14 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (2.81%) DV Cleared
4 11 (2.81%) ISEB
5 9 (2.30%) PMP
6 7 (1.79%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.77%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.77%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.51%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.51%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.51%) CCNA
8 2 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.51%) MCDST
8 2 (0.51%) MCP
8 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.26%) APMP
9 1 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (34.18%) QA
2 4 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.77%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.51%) PMO
5 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.26%) PMBOK
System Software
1 41 (10.46%) Docker
2 14 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.04%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.28%) Xen
5 4 (1.02%) KVM
5 4 (1.02%) XenServer
6 3 (0.77%) ACF2
6 3 (0.77%) RACF
7 2 (0.51%) Firmware
7 2 (0.51%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.51%) pfSense
8 1 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.26%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (8.93%) Puppet
2 26 (6.63%) Ansible
3 16 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (2.04%) Kubernetes
5 5 (1.28%) HP ALM
5 5 (1.28%) Marathon
5 5 (1.28%) Packer
5 5 (1.28%) SCCM
5 5 (1.28%) Terraform
6 4 (1.02%) Mesos
6 4 (1.02%) Pingdom
7 3 (0.77%) Nmap
8 2 (0.51%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.51%) Nagios
8 2 (0.51%) Nessus
8 2 (0.51%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.51%) SCOM
9 1 (0.26%) Kibana
9 1 (0.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 74 (18.88%) Atlassian
2 60 (15.31%) Microsoft
3 59 (15.05%) Oracle
4 30 (7.65%) HP
5 14 (3.57%) Sitecore
5 14 (3.57%) Talend
5 14 (3.57%) VMware
6 13 (3.32%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (3.06%) ServiceNow
8 10 (2.55%) Pega
9 8 (2.04%) OutSystems
9 8 (2.04%) WooCommerce
10 7 (1.79%) Cloudera
10 7 (1.79%) Splunk
11 6 (1.53%) Ab Initio
11 6 (1.53%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.53%) SolarWinds
12 5 (1.28%) IBM
13 4 (1.02%) New Relic
13 4 (1.02%) Veeam