Period
to 17 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
England > South West
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 158 122 183
Rank change year-on-year -36 +61 +29
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 126 75 152
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 1.70% 2.29% 1.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.77% 14.59% 9.94%
Number of salaries quoted 44 57 98
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £31,100
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £52,500 £45,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% +15.38% -9.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £69,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +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 South West with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 987 514 1,529
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 13.28% 15.71% 15.82%
Number of salaries quoted 605 442 1,210
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £27,975
25th Percentile £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,500 £43,750 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.29% +2.94% +6.25%
75th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £69,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Confluence as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Confluence in the South West

Confluence
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Confluence in the South West.

Salary trend for Confluence in the South West

Confluence
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Confluence in the South West over the 6 months to 17 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Confluence in the South West

Confluence
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the South West region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
Gloucestershire -1 73 £70,250 +40.50% 6
Bristol -79 29 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Wiltshire -14 13 £61,250 +16.01% 11
Dorset -32 5 £46,000 -12.38%
Somerset -11 4 £67,500 +1.89%
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 South West region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 126 (100.00%) JIRA
2 113 (89.68%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (74.60%) Scrum
4 82 (65.08%) DevOps
5 66 (52.38%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 65 (51.59%) Linux
7 63 (50.00%) Cyber Intelligence
7 63 (50.00%) Docker
8 61 (48.41%) Ansible
9 59 (46.83%) Machine Learning
10 57 (45.24%) Java
11 56 (44.44%) DevSecOps
12 55 (43.65%) Data Science
12 55 (43.65%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 53 (42.06%) Jenkins
14 50 (39.68%) Test Automation
15 49 (38.89%) Python
16 44 (34.92%) Git (software)
17 40 (31.75%) Software Engineering
17 40 (31.75%) Mentoring
18 37 (29.37%) Microservices
19 35 (27.78%) Red Hat
20 34 (26.98%) VMware
20 34 (26.98%) Legal
20 34 (26.98%) VMware Infrastructure
20 34 (26.98%) AWS
20 34 (26.98%) Analytics
21 33 (26.19%) Software Testing
22 32 (25.40%) Web Services
22 32 (25.40%) C

Confluence
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 (7.94%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (3.97%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.17%) CMS
3 4 (3.17%) Drupal
4 3 (2.38%) Anypoint
4 3 (2.38%) Mule
5 2 (1.59%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.59%) WordPress
6 1 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.79%) CICS
6 1 (0.79%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (3.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.38%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.79%) Figma
4 1 (0.79%) GIMP
4 1 (0.79%) Inkscape
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (1.59%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 2 (1.59%) Shopify
2 1 (0.79%) Magento
2 1 (0.79%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.79%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.79%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 34 (26.98%) AWS
2 31 (24.60%) Azure
3 12 (9.52%) Serverless
4 11 (8.73%) SaaS
5 10 (7.94%) GCP
5 10 (7.94%) PaaS
6 4 (3.17%) Microsoft 365
7 3 (2.38%) Fastly
8 2 (1.59%) Azure Stack
8 2 (1.59%) BlazeMeter
8 2 (1.59%) GitHub
9 1 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.79%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.79%) Azure Service Bus
9 1 (0.79%) Boomi
9 1 (0.79%) IaaS
9 1 (0.79%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.79%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 25 (19.84%) IPv4
2 21 (16.67%) VPN
3 20 (15.87%) OSPF
3 20 (15.87%) VLAN
4 16 (12.70%) Firewall
5 8 (6.35%) Wireshark
6 3 (2.38%) DNS
7 1 (0.79%) Internet
7 1 (0.79%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.79%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (23.81%) Big Data
2 14 (11.11%) MySQL
3 10 (7.94%) Apache Accumulo
4 5 (3.97%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.79%) DB2
5 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.79%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 126 (100.00%) JIRA
2 53 (42.06%) Jenkins
3 44 (34.92%) Git (software)
4 21 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 17 (13.49%) Selenium
5 17 (13.49%) Subversion
6 14 (11.11%) Cypress.io
7 8 (6.35%) Bitbucket
7 8 (6.35%) HP UFT
7 8 (6.35%) IDA Disassembler
8 3 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (2.38%) JUnit
8 3 (2.38%) Maven
8 3 (2.38%) Postman
9 2 (1.59%) Ant
9 2 (1.59%) GitLab
9 2 (1.59%) PhpStorm
10 1 (0.79%) eggPlant
10 1 (0.79%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.79%) Zephyr
General
1 34 (26.98%) Legal
2 18 (14.29%) Finance
3 15 (11.90%) Social Skills
4 4 (3.17%) Marketing
4 4 (3.17%) Retail
5 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.38%) Banking
6 2 (1.59%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.59%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.79%) Electronics
7 1 (0.79%) Games
7 1 (0.79%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (26.19%) Software Engineer
2 20 (15.87%) Senior Software Engineer
3 16 (12.70%) Architect
4 15 (11.90%) Linux Engineer
5 14 (11.11%) Tester
6 12 (9.52%) Automation Tester
6 12 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (7.94%) Cloud Architect
7 10 (7.94%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 10 (7.94%) Lead Software Engineer
7 10 (7.94%) Principal Architect
7 10 (7.94%) Principal Solutions Architect
8 7 (5.56%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.56%) Scrum Master
9 6 (4.76%) Developer
10 5 (3.97%) Analyst
10 5 (3.97%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 4 (3.17%) Agile Project Manager
11 4 (3.17%) Business Analyst
12 3 (2.38%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (25.40%) Web Services
2 30 (23.81%) Apache NiFi
2 30 (23.81%) Kafka
3 16 (12.70%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (4.76%) REST
5 5 (3.97%) AngularJS
5 5 (3.97%) React
5 5 (3.97%) XML
6 4 (3.17%) CSS
6 4 (3.17%) HTML
6 4 (3.17%) Laravel
6 4 (3.17%) SOAP
6 4 (3.17%) Spring
7 3 (2.38%) .NET
7 3 (2.38%) Gherkin
7 3 (2.38%) JSON
8 2 (1.59%) HTML5
8 2 (1.59%) Java EE
8 2 (1.59%) LAMP
8 2 (1.59%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 30 (23.81%) Cyberattack
2 15 (11.90%) Public Cloud
3 14 (11.11%) User Experience
4 10 (7.94%) Hybrid Cloud
5 9 (7.14%) Wiki
6 8 (6.35%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.59%) iPad
7 2 (1.59%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.79%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.79%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.79%) Online Games
8 1 (0.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 65 (51.59%) Linux
2 30 (23.81%) CentOS
3 22 (17.46%) Windows
4 20 (15.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (13.49%) Unix
6 13 (10.32%) Windows Server
7 10 (7.94%) Android
7 10 (7.94%) Apple iOS
7 10 (7.94%) Ubuntu
7 10 (7.94%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (89.68%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (74.60%) Scrum
3 82 (65.08%) DevOps
4 66 (52.38%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 63 (50.00%) Cyber Intelligence
6 59 (46.83%) Machine Learning
7 56 (44.44%) DevSecOps
8 55 (43.65%) Data Science
8 55 (43.65%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 50 (39.68%) Test Automation
10 40 (31.75%) Mentoring
10 40 (31.75%) Software Engineering
11 37 (29.37%) Microservices
12 34 (26.98%) Analytics
13 33 (26.19%) Software Testing
14 32 (25.40%) Artificial Intelligence
15 31 (24.60%) Collaborative Working
15 31 (24.60%) Cybersecurity
16 30 (23.81%) Information Assurance
16 30 (23.81%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 57 (45.24%) Java
2 49 (38.89%) Python
3 32 (25.40%) C
3 32 (25.40%) C++
4 28 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 26 (20.63%) Bash Shell
6 18 (14.29%) SQL
7 15 (11.90%) C#
8 10 (7.94%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.59%) PHP
9 2 (1.59%) Ruby
10 1 (0.79%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.79%) COBOL
10 1 (0.79%) Java 11
10 1 (0.79%) Java 8
10 1 (0.79%) PL/1
10 1 (0.79%) Scala
10 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (7.94%) AWS Certification
1 10 (7.94%) GIAC
1 10 (7.94%) RHCE
2 7 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.76%) Degree
3 6 (4.76%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.97%) RHCSA
5 4 (3.17%) ISTQB
5 4 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.17%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) SAFe Agilist
6 1 (0.79%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.14%) QA
2 3 (2.38%) Accessibility
3 2 (1.59%) ISO 20022
3 2 (1.59%) SEPA
4 1 (0.79%) PMO
System Software
1 63 (50.00%) Docker
2 34 (26.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (11.90%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (6.35%) VirtualBox
5 4 (3.17%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 61 (48.41%) Ansible
2 26 (20.63%) Puppet
3 12 (9.52%) Terraform
4 3 (2.38%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.79%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.79%) Kibana
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.79%) Packer
5 1 (0.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (27.78%) Red Hat
2 34 (26.98%) VMware
3 31 (24.60%) Microsoft
4 19 (15.08%) Oracle
5 13 (10.32%) Atlassian
6 12 (9.52%) Cognizant
6 12 (9.52%) Google
7 4 (3.17%) MuleSoft
8 3 (2.38%) SAP
9 2 (1.59%) Elastic Path
9 2 (1.59%) HP
9 2 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.79%) Adobe
10 1 (0.79%) Cisco
10 1 (0.79%) Compuware
10 1 (0.79%) Dell
10 1 (0.79%) hybris
10 1 (0.79%) IBM
10 1 (0.79%) Sonatype
10 1 (0.79%) Workday