Period
to 20 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 20 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 204 248 367
Rank change year-on-year +44 +119 +112
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 1,150 1,140 812
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.62% 1.36% 0.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.19% 8.95% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 783 768 593
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +7.53% -2.11%
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £31,400
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £69,750
UK median annual salary £56,000 £53,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.66% +0.95% -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 UK excluding London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 10,274 12,738 16,176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.52% 15.23% 16.34%
Number of salaries quoted 8,128 10,060 13,271
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,250 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.05% +6.79% +1.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Confluence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Confluence in the UK excluding London

Confluence
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Confluence in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Confluence in the UK excluding London

Confluence
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Confluence in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 20 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Confluence in the UK excluding London

Confluence
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 20 January 2020. 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
South East +57 444 £58,750 +17.50% 54
North of England +16 296 £52,000 +7.06% 38
North West +12 167 £50,000 - 19
East of England +77 122 £57,500 +21.05% 15
Midlands +46 114 £49,681 +10.40% 24
South West +50 111 £50,000 -5.66% 32
Yorkshire +25 111 £56,000 +12.00% 17
West Midlands +33 88 £49,362 +9.69% 15
Wales +6 43 £45,000 -8.24% 5
East Midlands 0 20 £53,750 +19.44% 9
Scotland -7 19 £48,002 -12.72% 9
North East +3 18 £34,272 -23.84% 2
Northern Ireland -8 1 £22,500 -64.00%
Isle of Man - 1 £60,000 -
Confluence
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 1,116 (97.04%) JIRA
2 892 (77.57%) Agile Software Development
3 489 (42.52%) Scrum
4 395 (34.35%) Test Automation
5 365 (31.74%) Jenkins
6 357 (31.04%) Java
7 338 (29.39%) DevOps
8 307 (26.70%) Git (software)
9 265 (23.04%) TDD
10 238 (20.70%) AWS
11 230 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
12 226 (19.65%) BDD
13 221 (19.22%) C#
14 218 (18.96%) Microservices
15 211 (18.35%) Problem-Solving
16 207 (18.00%) SDLC
17 206 (17.91%) Azure
18 203 (17.65%) QA
19 202 (17.57%) JavaScript
20 195 (16.96%) Finance
21 186 (16.17%) Selenium
22 183 (15.91%) SQL
23 182 (15.83%) Atlassian
24 181 (15.74%) Docker
25 180 (15.65%) .NET
26 167 (14.52%) Kanban
27 166 (14.43%) Microsoft
28 165 (14.35%) Python
29 151 (13.13%) Bitbucket
30 146 (12.70%) Degree

Confluence
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 55 (4.78%) SharePoint
2 40 (3.48%) CMS
3 29 (2.52%) Drupal
4 22 (1.91%) Apache
5 21 (1.83%) Sitecore CMS
6 18 (1.57%) SugarCRM
6 18 (1.57%) WordPress
7 16 (1.39%) Tomcat
7 16 (1.39%) WebSphere
8 13 (1.13%) Apache Solr
8 13 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
8 13 (1.13%) JBoss
9 11 (0.96%) SAS
10 7 (0.61%) Umbraco
10 7 (0.61%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.52%) IIS
12 5 (0.43%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.35%) Apache Spark
14 2 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
14 2 (0.17%) nginx
Applications
1 39 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (3.30%) MS Visio
3 29 (2.52%) Microsoft Excel
4 27 (2.35%) Microsoft Project
5 26 (2.26%) HipChat
6 16 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 12 (1.04%) Adobe XD
7 12 (1.04%) InVision
8 11 (0.96%) Zeplin
9 9 (0.78%) Gliffy
10 4 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.26%) Camtasia
11 3 (0.26%) CATIA
11 3 (0.26%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.26%) PlantUML
12 2 (0.17%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.17%) InDesign
13 1 (0.087%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.087%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 46 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 5 (0.43%) Teamcenter
4 4 (0.35%) CA PPM
4 4 (0.35%) SAP PSCD
5 3 (0.26%) Magento
5 3 (0.26%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.26%) Shopify
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.087%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.087%) SAP CAR
7 1 (0.087%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 238 (20.70%) AWS
2 206 (17.91%) Azure
3 88 (7.65%) GitHub
4 66 (5.74%) Slack
5 50 (4.35%) GCP
6 45 (3.91%) Office 365
7 38 (3.30%) SaaS
8 32 (2.78%) Trello
9 29 (2.52%) Sage Pay
10 23 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
11 20 (1.74%) PaaS
12 19 (1.65%) IaaS
13 17 (1.48%) npm
14 14 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
15 11 (0.96%) Azure Stack
15 11 (0.96%) BrowserStack
15 11 (0.96%) OneDrive
15 11 (0.96%) OpenShift
16 10 (0.87%) Datadog
16 10 (0.87%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.70%) DNS
2 26 (2.26%) TCP/IP
3 24 (2.09%) Skype
4 17 (1.48%) Firewall
5 16 (1.39%) DHCP
5 16 (1.39%) VLAN
5 16 (1.39%) VPN
6 12 (1.04%) IPsec
6 12 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (0.96%) Internet
7 11 (0.96%) NetScaler
8 9 (0.78%) Wireless
9 8 (0.70%) GoToMeeting
10 6 (0.52%) IPv4
10 6 (0.52%) MPLS
11 5 (0.43%) SNMP
12 4 (0.35%) 802.11
12 4 (0.35%) Network Security
12 4 (0.35%) SAN
12 4 (0.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (10.52%) SQL Server
2 67 (5.83%) MongoDB
3 55 (4.78%) PostgreSQL
4 39 (3.39%) Redis
5 37 (3.22%) MySQL
6 23 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (1.91%) NoSQL
8 21 (1.83%) Relational Database
9 19 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
9 19 (1.65%) Big Data
10 13 (1.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 13 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
10 13 (1.13%) DB2
11 11 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (0.78%) BusinessObjects XI
12 9 (0.78%) Cognos Query Studio
12 9 (0.78%) IBM InfoSphere
12 9 (0.78%) RDBMS
12 9 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1,116 (97.04%) JIRA
2 365 (31.74%) Jenkins
3 307 (26.70%) Git (software)
4 186 (16.17%) Selenium
5 151 (13.13%) Bitbucket
6 131 (11.39%) Cucumber
7 119 (10.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 79 (6.87%) Maven
9 76 (6.61%) JUnit
10 72 (6.26%) WebDriver
11 60 (5.22%) SoapUI
11 60 (5.22%) SonarQube
12 52 (4.52%) SpecFlow
12 52 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
13 49 (4.26%) IntelliJ
14 40 (3.48%) JMeter
15 36 (3.13%) Artifactory
16 35 (3.04%) TeamCity
17 33 (2.87%) Visual Studio
18 25 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 195 (16.96%) Finance
2 70 (6.09%) Retail
3 67 (5.83%) Banking
4 60 (5.22%) Public Sector
5 30 (2.61%) Legal
6 26 (2.26%) Marketing
7 25 (2.17%) Manufacturing
8 23 (2.00%) Telecoms
9 16 (1.39%) Advertising
10 14 (1.22%) Aerospace
11 11 (0.96%) Military
12 10 (0.87%) Electronics
13 8 (0.70%) Back Office
14 7 (0.61%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.43%) Billing
15 5 (0.43%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.43%) Publishing
16 4 (0.35%) Automotive
16 4 (0.35%) Games
16 4 (0.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 237 (20.61%) Developer
2 164 (14.26%) Analyst
3 106 (9.22%) Software Engineer
4 88 (7.65%) DevOps Engineer
5 75 (6.52%) Business Analyst
6 73 (6.35%) Test Engineer
7 69 (6.00%) Test Analyst
8 67 (5.83%) Architect
9 61 (5.30%) .NET Developer
10 57 (4.96%) Java Engineer
11 50 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
11 50 (4.35%) Senior Developer
12 48 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
13 47 (4.09%) C# Developer
14 44 (3.83%) C# .NET Developer
14 44 (3.83%) QA Engineer
14 44 (3.83%) Solutions Architect
15 42 (3.65%) Java Developer
16 41 (3.57%) Project Manager
17 40 (3.48%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (15.65%) .NET
2 119 (10.35%) Web Services
3 102 (8.87%) CSS
3 102 (8.87%) HTML
4 101 (8.78%) Spring
5 84 (7.30%) AngularJS
5 84 (7.30%) REST
6 81 (7.04%) React
7 64 (5.57%) RESTful
8 63 (5.48%) Node.js
9 61 (5.30%) Spring Boot
10 57 (4.96%) JSON
11 49 (4.26%) HTML5
12 46 (4.00%) Kafka
13 38 (3.30%) .NET Framework
14 37 (3.22%) Enzyme
15 34 (2.96%) .NET Core
15 34 (2.96%) XML
16 32 (2.78%) jQuery
16 32 (2.78%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 120 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (5.74%) Self-Motivation
3 64 (5.57%) User Experience
4 50 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 35 (3.04%) Wiki
6 30 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
7 27 (2.35%) Management Information System
8 21 (1.83%) iPad
9 17 (1.48%) Cloud Native
10 16 (1.39%) Data Centre
11 15 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
12 14 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (1.22%) Public Cloud
13 9 (0.78%) Virtual Team
14 6 (0.52%) Life Science
15 5 (0.43%) e-Learning
15 5 (0.43%) PMI
15 5 (0.43%) Semantic Web
16 4 (0.35%) FMCG
16 4 (0.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 136 (11.83%) Windows
2 135 (11.74%) Linux
3 62 (5.39%) Unix
4 30 (2.61%) Android
5 29 (2.52%) CentOS
5 29 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (2.52%) Windows Server
6 24 (2.09%) Apple iOS
7 16 (1.39%) Windows 10
8 15 (1.30%) Windows 7
9 14 (1.22%) OS/400
10 13 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (0.96%) Mac OS
12 10 (0.87%) Ubuntu
13 8 (0.70%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.43%) Solaris
15 3 (0.26%) SUSE
15 3 (0.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 3 (0.26%) ThreadX
15 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 892 (77.57%) Agile Software Development
2 489 (42.52%) Scrum
3 395 (34.35%) Test Automation
4 338 (29.39%) DevOps
5 265 (23.04%) TDD
6 230 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 226 (19.65%) BDD
8 218 (18.96%) Microservices
9 211 (18.35%) Problem-Solving
10 207 (18.00%) SDLC
11 167 (14.52%) Kanban
12 144 (12.52%) Waterfall
13 136 (11.83%) Mentoring
13 136 (11.83%) Software Engineering
14 126 (10.96%) E-Commerce
15 116 (10.09%) Project Management
16 111 (9.65%) Coaching
17 110 (9.57%) CRM
18 97 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
19 92 (8.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 357 (31.04%) Java
2 221 (19.22%) C#
3 202 (17.57%) JavaScript
4 183 (15.91%) SQL
5 165 (14.35%) Python
6 56 (4.87%) ES6
7 51 (4.43%) PowerShell
8 48 (4.17%) C
8 48 (4.17%) C++
9 47 (4.09%) Bash Shell
9 47 (4.09%) PHP
10 46 (4.00%) Java 8
11 43 (3.74%) TypeScript
12 36 (3.13%) Ruby
13 25 (2.17%) Scala
14 22 (1.91%) PL/SQL
14 22 (1.91%) VB.NET
15 21 (1.83%) Groovy
16 20 (1.74%) Shell Script
17 17 (1.48%) Perl
Qualifications
1 146 (12.70%) Degree
2 92 (8.00%) ISTQB
3 57 (4.96%) Security Cleared
4 55 (4.78%) ISEB
5 49 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 31 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 26 (2.26%) SC Cleared
8 23 (2.00%) DV Cleared
9 19 (1.65%) RHCE
10 17 (1.48%) Postgraduate
11 14 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (0.96%) CCA
12 11 (0.96%) IBM Certification
12 11 (0.96%) IIBA
12 11 (0.96%) MCP
13 10 (0.87%) CCNA
14 9 (0.78%) AWS Certification
14 9 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (0.78%) TOGAF Certification
15 7 (0.61%) CSPO
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 203 (17.65%) QA
2 22 (1.91%) Data Quality
3 14 (1.22%) PMO
4 11 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 11 (0.96%) SLA
5 8 (0.70%) GDPR
6 4 (0.35%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.087%) NIST
8 1 (0.087%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.087%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 181 (15.74%) Docker
2 49 (4.26%) Active Directory
3 27 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (2.09%) Hyper-V
5 17 (1.48%) vSphere
6 11 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (0.96%) XenApp
7 8 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.43%) Firmware
8 5 (0.43%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.26%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.26%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.087%) Btrfs
11 1 (0.087%) Corosync
11 1 (0.087%) DRBD
11 1 (0.087%) IAG
11 1 (0.087%) NFS
Systems Management
1 116 (10.09%) Ansible
2 85 (7.39%) Kubernetes
3 78 (6.78%) Terraform
4 53 (4.61%) Puppet
5 52 (4.52%) HP ALM
6 49 (4.26%) Mesos
7 44 (3.83%) Opscode Chef
8 42 (3.65%) Marathon
9 24 (2.09%) Packer
10 21 (1.83%) Docker Swarm
11 12 (1.04%) Kibana
12 11 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
12 11 (0.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 11 (0.96%) SCOM
12 11 (0.96%) SCOrch
13 9 (0.78%) WSUS
14 8 (0.70%) SCCM
15 7 (0.61%) MIIS
16 6 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
17 5 (0.43%) Grafana
Vendors
1 182 (15.83%) Atlassian
2 166 (14.43%) Microsoft
3 92 (8.00%) Oracle
4 77 (6.70%) SAP
5 70 (6.09%) HP
6 62 (5.39%) hybris
7 45 (3.91%) Salesforce.com
8 42 (3.65%) CA
9 36 (3.13%) Delphix
10 35 (3.04%) IBM
10 35 (3.04%) Sage
11 34 (2.96%) Google
11 34 (2.96%) VMware
12 31 (2.70%) Red Hat
13 26 (2.26%) Adobe
14 22 (1.91%) Sitecore
15 17 (1.48%) ServiceNow
15 17 (1.48%) Splunk
16 15 (1.30%) CA Agile Central
17 14 (1.22%) WorldPay