Period
to 2 March 2021

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 2 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 208 206 251
Rank change year-on-year -2 +45 +79
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 656 1,046 1,156
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.55% 1.54% 1.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.66% 10.61% 9.27%
Number of salaries quoted 487 805 805
Median annual salary £57,500 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.49% +6.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £56,640 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.93% +2.98% -

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 5,624 9,863 12,467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 13.26% 14.54% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4,466 7,895 9,885
Median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +4.65% +2.38%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Confluence as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Confluence in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 2 March 2021.

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 2 March 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
South West +72 154 £60,000 +16.30% 24
South East -36 139 £57,500 +9.52% 43
Midlands +90 129 £48,750 -11.36% 16
North of England -23 129 £57,500 +9.52% 26
West Midlands +69 93 £52,500 -4.55% 15
North West +21 86 £55,227 +10.45% 14
Scotland +49 45 £67,500 +45.16% 7
East of England -4 42 £66,250 +15.22% 14
East Midlands +52 36 £42,500 -22.73% 1
Yorkshire -47 29 £57,500 - 8
Wales +13 19 £50,000 +11.11% 8
North East +16 14 £57,500 +74.24% 4
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 2
Confluence
UK

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 637 (97.10%) JIRA
2 499 (76.07%) Agile Software Development
3 313 (47.71%) Scrum
4 233 (35.52%) DevOps
5 222 (33.84%) Linux
6 210 (32.01%) AWS
7 208 (31.71%) Git (software)
8 197 (30.03%) Azure
9 189 (28.81%) Docker
10 165 (25.15%) Java
11 159 (24.24%) Microsoft
12 158 (24.09%) Python
13 147 (22.41%) Jenkins
14 144 (21.95%) Ansible
15 137 (20.88%) Software Engineering
16 136 (20.73%) Windows
17 133 (20.27%) Test Automation
18 126 (19.21%) Bitbucket
18 126 (19.21%) SDLC
19 123 (18.75%) JavaScript
20 122 (18.60%) SQL
21 119 (18.14%) Atlassian
22 118 (17.99%) ITIL
23 108 (16.46%) Finance
24 105 (16.01%) Scaled Agile Framework
25 99 (15.09%) Cyber Intelligence
25 99 (15.09%) SQL Server
26 98 (14.94%) PowerShell
27 97 (14.79%) VMware
28 94 (14.33%) C#

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 47 (7.16%) SharePoint
2 26 (3.96%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (3.66%) CMS
4 16 (2.44%) WebSphere
5 13 (1.98%) Drupal
6 11 (1.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 10 (1.52%) FileNet
8 9 (1.37%) JBoss
9 8 (1.22%) LiveCycle
9 8 (1.22%) MS Exchange
9 8 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
9 8 (1.22%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.76%) Kentico
10 5 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.61%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.46%) Apache
12 3 (0.46%) IBM Domino
12 3 (0.46%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.46%) WildFly
13 2 (0.30%) GlassFish
Applications
1 48 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (3.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (3.81%) Microsoft Project
4 22 (3.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (1.83%) MS Visio
6 8 (1.22%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.30%) Figma
7 2 (0.30%) Simulink
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.15%) InVision
8 1 (0.15%) Marvel
8 1 (0.15%) Sketch
8 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.83%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 7 (1.07%) Magento
3 4 (0.61%) BASE24
3 4 (0.61%) SAP Hybris
3 4 (0.61%) Shopify
4 3 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.30%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.30%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 2 (0.30%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.30%) SAP FI-CA
5 2 (0.30%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 210 (32.01%) AWS
2 197 (30.03%) Azure
3 87 (13.26%) SaaS
4 46 (7.01%) PaaS
5 41 (6.25%) Microsoft 365
6 36 (5.49%) GCP
7 24 (3.66%) IaaS
8 22 (3.35%) AWS CloudFormation
9 20 (3.05%) GitHub
10 18 (2.74%) Azure Active Directory
11 16 (2.44%) Serverless
12 15 (2.29%) Azure Data Factory
12 15 (2.29%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 13 (1.98%) npm
14 12 (1.83%) Smartsheet
15 11 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
16 9 (1.37%) Amazon EKS
16 9 (1.37%) AWS Lambda
16 9 (1.37%) OpenShift
17 8 (1.22%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (11.74%) Firewall
2 53 (8.08%) IPv4
2 53 (8.08%) VPN
3 48 (7.32%) OSPF
4 46 (7.01%) VLAN
5 28 (4.27%) DNS
6 17 (2.59%) Wireshark
7 15 (2.29%) DMZ
7 15 (2.29%) TCP/IP
8 11 (1.68%) HTTP
9 10 (1.52%) WebEx
10 9 (1.37%) Network Security
10 9 (1.37%) VoIP
11 8 (1.22%) Ethernet
11 8 (1.22%) Intranet
12 6 (0.91%) Skype
13 4 (0.61%) ATM
13 4 (0.61%) FTP
13 4 (0.61%) SSL
13 4 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 51 (7.77%) MySQL
3 33 (5.03%) Big Data
4 22 (3.35%) NoSQL
4 22 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (3.05%) MongoDB
6 18 (2.74%) Azure SQL Database
7 17 (2.59%) Relational Database
8 16 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (2.13%) Apache Accumulo
10 10 (1.52%) Amazon Redshift
11 8 (1.22%) Hadoop
11 8 (1.22%) Redis
12 7 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.07%) Power BI
12 7 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.91%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
14 5 (0.76%) BigQuery
15 4 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 637 (97.10%) JIRA
2 208 (31.71%) Git (software)
3 147 (22.41%) Jenkins
4 126 (19.21%) Bitbucket
5 51 (7.77%) JUnit
6 49 (7.47%) Maven
6 49 (7.47%) Selenium
6 49 (7.47%) Subversion
7 36 (5.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 33 (5.03%) Cucumber
9 32 (4.88%) GitLab
9 32 (4.88%) Postman
9 32 (4.88%) Visual Studio
10 28 (4.27%) Octopus Deploy
11 26 (3.96%) JMeter
12 21 (3.20%) Gradle
13 19 (2.90%) TeamCity
14 18 (2.74%) Artifactory
14 18 (2.74%) SoapUI
14 18 (2.74%) SpecFlow
General
1 108 (16.46%) Finance
2 25 (3.81%) Legal
3 22 (3.35%) Games
3 22 (3.35%) Law
3 22 (3.35%) Retail
4 18 (2.74%) Automotive
5 17 (2.59%) Public Sector
6 15 (2.29%) Billing
7 13 (1.98%) Marketing
8 9 (1.37%) Aerospace
9 6 (0.91%) Housing Association
9 6 (0.91%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.61%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.30%) Electronics
11 2 (0.30%) Local Government
12 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.15%) Korean Language
12 1 (0.15%) Military
12 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 141 (21.49%) Developer
2 74 (11.28%) Analyst
3 68 (10.37%) Software Engineer
4 47 (7.16%) DevOps Engineer
5 45 (6.86%) Java Developer
6 44 (6.71%) Project Manager
7 37 (5.64%) Senior Developer
8 35 (5.34%) Architect
9 31 (4.73%) Business Analyst
10 29 (4.42%) Linux Engineer
11 28 (4.27%) Cloud Engineer
12 25 (3.81%) C# Developer
12 25 (3.81%) Solutions Architect
13 24 (3.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 23 (3.51%) Scrum Master
14 23 (3.51%) Test Analyst
15 22 (3.35%) Full Stack Developer
16 20 (3.05%) Systems Engineer
16 20 (3.05%) Test Engineer
17 19 (2.90%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (13.26%) HTML
2 85 (12.96%) CSS
3 82 (12.50%) .NET
3 82 (12.50%) Web Services
4 60 (9.15%) AngularJS
5 55 (8.38%) RESTful
6 53 (8.08%) React
7 46 (7.01%) Node.js
7 46 (7.01%) XML
8 44 (6.71%) Spring
9 43 (6.55%) REST
10 39 (5.95%) JSON
11 36 (5.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 34 (5.18%) Kafka
13 33 (5.03%) ASP.NET
14 32 (4.88%) .NET Core
15 31 (4.73%) Apache NiFi
16 29 (4.42%) J2EE
17 27 (4.12%) HTML5
18 26 (3.96%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 55 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (7.62%) Public Cloud
3 39 (5.95%) Mobile App
4 24 (3.66%) Cyberattack
4 24 (3.66%) User Experience
5 18 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
6 17 (2.59%) Embedded Systems
6 17 (2.59%) Hybrid Cloud
6 17 (2.59%) Management Information System
6 17 (2.59%) Wiki
7 12 (1.83%) Data Centre
8 11 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.37%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.37%) Analytical Mindset
9 9 (1.37%) Cyberthreat
9 9 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
10 7 (1.07%) Life Science
10 7 (1.07%) PKI
11 6 (0.91%) Data Structures
11 6 (0.91%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 222 (33.84%) Linux
2 136 (20.73%) Windows
3 77 (11.74%) Windows Server
4 60 (9.15%) CentOS
5 44 (6.71%) Unix
6 39 (5.95%) Windows Server 2016
7 38 (5.79%) Apple iOS
8 37 (5.64%) Android
9 35 (5.34%) Ubuntu
10 28 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (1.68%) Windows 10
13 10 (1.52%) Windows Server 2019
14 8 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.46%) VMS
16 2 (0.30%) Debian
16 2 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
16 2 (0.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 499 (76.07%) Agile Software Development
2 313 (47.71%) Scrum
3 233 (35.52%) DevOps
4 137 (20.88%) Software Engineering
5 133 (20.27%) Test Automation
6 126 (19.21%) SDLC
7 118 (17.99%) ITIL
8 105 (16.01%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 99 (15.09%) Cyber Intelligence
10 92 (14.02%) Machine Learning
11 84 (12.80%) Service Management
12 83 (12.65%) DevSecOps
13 82 (12.50%) Configuration Management
13 82 (12.50%) Microservices
14 81 (12.35%) Data Science
14 81 (12.35%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 72 (10.98%) Infrastructure as Code
16 71 (10.82%) Problem-Solving
17 69 (10.52%) Open Source
18 66 (10.06%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 165 (25.15%) Java
2 158 (24.09%) Python
3 123 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 122 (18.60%) SQL
5 98 (14.94%) PowerShell
6 94 (14.33%) C#
7 80 (12.20%) Bash Shell
8 49 (7.47%) C
9 44 (6.71%) C++
10 41 (6.25%) TypeScript
11 28 (4.27%) T-SQL
12 19 (2.90%) XPath
13 13 (1.98%) Perl
14 11 (1.68%) PHP
15 10 (1.52%) Go
15 10 (1.52%) Ruby
15 10 (1.52%) Shell Script
16 8 (1.22%) Java 8
17 5 (0.76%) ES6
17 5 (0.76%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 87 (13.26%) Degree
2 74 (11.28%) Security Cleared
3 44 (6.71%) SC Cleared
4 24 (3.66%) DV Cleared
5 21 (3.20%) GIAC
5 21 (3.20%) RHCE
6 19 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
7 15 (2.29%) AWS Certification
7 15 (2.29%) ISTQB
8 12 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (1.68%) CCNP
10 10 (1.52%) CSPO
10 10 (1.52%) ISEB
11 9 (1.37%) CISSP
12 5 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.30%) CCIE
14 2 (0.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 2 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (6.55%) QA
2 13 (1.98%) PMO
3 11 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.37%) GDPR
5 8 (1.22%) ISO 9001
6 7 (1.07%) SLA
7 5 (0.76%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.61%) ISO 8583
9 2 (0.30%) NIST
10 1 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 189 (28.81%) Docker
2 88 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (7.93%) VMware ESXi
4 50 (7.62%) Active Directory
5 18 (2.74%) VirtualBox
6 17 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (1.22%) XenApp
8 7 (1.07%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.46%) vSphere
10 2 (0.30%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.30%) Xen
11 1 (0.15%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.15%) HDFS
11 1 (0.15%) IAG
11 1 (0.15%) pfSense
11 1 (0.15%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 144 (21.95%) Ansible
2 80 (12.20%) Terraform
3 61 (9.30%) Puppet
4 59 (8.99%) Kubernetes
5 15 (2.29%) Kibana
6 8 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.46%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (0.46%) Grafana
7 3 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.46%) vRealize
8 2 (0.30%) Opsgenie
8 2 (0.30%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.30%) Salt
8 2 (0.30%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.15%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.15%) FreeIPA
9 1 (0.15%) Nagios
9 1 (0.15%) Nessus
9 1 (0.15%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 159 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 119 (18.14%) Atlassian
3 97 (14.79%) VMware
4 64 (9.76%) Oracle
5 52 (7.93%) Red Hat
6 34 (5.18%) Google
7 23 (3.51%) IBM
8 17 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
9 16 (2.44%) Adobe
9 16 (2.44%) SAP
10 12 (1.83%) MuleSoft
11 10 (1.52%) AppDynamics
11 10 (1.52%) HubSpot
12 9 (1.37%) hybris
12 9 (1.37%) ServiceNow
13 8 (1.22%) Citrix
13 8 (1.22%) ILOG
13 8 (1.22%) Kofax
14 7 (1.07%) Cisco
15 6 (0.91%) Splunk