Period
to 15 October 2019

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 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 217 262 376
Rank change year-on-year +45 +114 +144
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 1,166 1,163 747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.48% 1.26% 0.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.39% 8.05% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 724 824 565
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,350
90th Percentile £77,500 £68,750 £65,450
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -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 11,225 14,439 16,411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.24% 15.63% 17.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8,743 11,622 13,454
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,943 £43,692 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.71% +9.23% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £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 15 October 2019.

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 15 October 2019. 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 +66 494 £60,000 +20.00% 44
North of England +4 276 £50,000 - 37
North West +28 178 £50,000 -1.96% 13
South West +25 150 £45,000 -5.26% 27
Midlands -3 94 £49,362 +9.69% 24
East of England +45 79 £57,500 +21.05% 18
Yorkshire -6 79 £48,750 -2.50% 19
West Midlands +10 70 £49,362 +16.15% 16
Scotland +12 45 £50,750 -0.98% 16
Wales -4 25 £40,000 -18.81% 10
East Midlands +1 21 £50,000 +5.26% 8
North East +27 19 £52,500 +16.67% 5
Northern Ireland -17 5 £30,000 -52.00%
Confluence
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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 1,120 (96.05%) JIRA
2 902 (77.36%) Agile Software Development
3 500 (42.88%) Scrum
4 434 (37.22%) Java
5 383 (32.85%) Git (software)
6 366 (31.39%) Jenkins
7 348 (29.85%) DevOps
8 331 (28.39%) Test Automation
9 280 (24.01%) AWS
10 264 (22.64%) Microservices
11 263 (22.56%) TDD
12 250 (21.44%) Atlassian
13 238 (20.41%) Docker
14 236 (20.24%) BDD
15 225 (19.30%) JavaScript
16 217 (18.61%) SQL
17 211 (18.10%) Azure
18 209 (17.92%) Continuous Integration
19 208 (17.84%) Selenium
20 206 (17.67%) QA
21 202 (17.32%) Problem-Solving
22 197 (16.90%) Finance
23 195 (16.72%) SDLC
24 193 (16.55%) Kanban
25 191 (16.38%) C#
25 191 (16.38%) Degree
26 179 (15.35%) Python
27 175 (15.01%) Microsoft
28 170 (14.58%) .NET
28 170 (14.58%) Linux

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 53 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 49 (4.20%) CMS
3 42 (3.60%) Apache
4 31 (2.66%) Drupal
5 22 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
6 21 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
6 21 (1.80%) Tomcat
7 20 (1.72%) WordPress
8 18 (1.54%) SugarCRM
9 16 (1.37%) Apache Solr
10 12 (1.03%) Apache Spark
11 11 (0.94%) GeoServer
11 11 (0.94%) IIS
11 11 (0.94%) JBoss
11 11 (0.94%) SAS
11 11 (0.94%) WebLogic
12 10 (0.86%) Umbraco
13 9 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
14 7 (0.60%) nginx
15 5 (0.43%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 38 (3.26%) MS Visio
2 31 (2.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (2.14%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (0.94%) HipChat
6 10 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.43%) Gliffy
8 3 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.26%) CATIA
8 3 (0.26%) InVision
8 3 (0.26%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.17%) Flinto
9 2 (0.17%) Sketch
10 1 (0.086%) Adobe XD
10 1 (0.086%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 28 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.63%) Teamcenter
3 17 (1.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 9 (0.77%) SAP ERP
4 9 (0.77%) SAP MM
4 9 (0.77%) SAP S/4HANA
5 7 (0.60%) SAP PSCD
6 4 (0.34%) CA PPM
6 4 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.26%) Magento
7 3 (0.26%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
9 1 (0.086%) SAP CAR
9 1 (0.086%) Shopify
9 1 (0.086%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 280 (24.01%) AWS
2 211 (18.10%) Azure
3 72 (6.17%) GitHub
4 56 (4.80%) SaaS
5 51 (4.37%) Slack
6 46 (3.95%) GCP
7 36 (3.09%) Office 365
8 32 (2.74%) PaaS
9 31 (2.66%) Amazon EC2
9 31 (2.66%) AWS CloudFormation
10 29 (2.49%) Sage Pay
11 27 (2.32%) IaaS
12 23 (1.97%) Serverless
13 20 (1.72%) Amazon S3
13 20 (1.72%) Azure Stack
13 20 (1.72%) OneDrive
14 19 (1.63%) BrowserStack
15 16 (1.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 16 (1.37%) Trello
16 11 (0.94%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.43%) DNS
2 37 (3.17%) TCP/IP
3 29 (2.49%) Firewall
4 27 (2.32%) DHCP
5 24 (2.06%) Skype
6 20 (1.72%) NetScaler
7 19 (1.63%) VPN
8 15 (1.29%) VLAN
9 14 (1.20%) Internet
10 10 (0.86%) IPsec
10 10 (0.86%) VSAN
11 9 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (0.69%) Calico
13 7 (0.60%) HTTPS
13 7 (0.60%) Network Security
13 7 (0.60%) SSH
14 6 (0.51%) 802.11
15 5 (0.43%) 802.15
15 5 (0.43%) IPv4
15 5 (0.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (12.69%) SQL Server
2 115 (9.86%) PostgreSQL
3 110 (9.43%) MongoDB
4 70 (6.00%) Redis
5 53 (4.55%) MySQL
6 32 (2.74%) NoSQL
7 31 (2.66%) Relational Database
8 28 (2.40%) Amazon RDS
9 27 (2.32%) Big Data
10 25 (2.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 14 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (1.11%) Hadoop
13 12 (1.03%) DB2
13 12 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
14 11 (0.94%) GIS
15 10 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
15 10 (0.86%) Oracle Database
15 10 (0.86%) RDBMS
16 9 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1,120 (96.05%) JIRA
2 383 (32.85%) Git (software)
3 366 (31.39%) Jenkins
4 208 (17.84%) Selenium
5 165 (14.15%) Cucumber
6 161 (13.81%) Bitbucket
7 147 (12.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 105 (9.01%) Maven
9 90 (7.72%) JUnit
10 56 (4.80%) JMeter
11 55 (4.72%) IntelliJ
11 55 (4.72%) Visual Studio
12 49 (4.20%) SpecFlow
13 48 (4.12%) WebDriver
14 46 (3.95%) Babel
14 46 (3.95%) webpack
15 44 (3.77%) TeamCity
16 43 (3.69%) Visual Studio Team System
17 41 (3.52%) Sonatype Nexus
18 36 (3.09%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 197 (16.90%) Finance
2 121 (10.38%) Retail
3 76 (6.52%) Banking
4 45 (3.86%) Manufacturing
5 39 (3.34%) Marketing
6 26 (2.23%) Public Sector
7 24 (2.06%) Telecoms
8 23 (1.97%) Aerospace
9 16 (1.37%) Legal
10 15 (1.29%) Military
11 14 (1.20%) Automotive
11 14 (1.20%) Electronics
12 13 (1.11%) Retail Banking
13 12 (1.03%) Back Office
14 8 (0.69%) Games
15 5 (0.43%) Advertising
16 3 (0.26%) Publishing
17 2 (0.17%) Multimedia
18 1 (0.086%) Billing
18 1 (0.086%) French Language
Job Titles
1 292 (25.04%) Developer
2 169 (14.49%) Analyst
3 116 (9.95%) Software Engineer
4 90 (7.72%) Business Analyst
5 84 (7.20%) Java Developer
5 84 (7.20%) Test Engineer
6 80 (6.86%) DevOps Engineer
7 72 (6.17%) Senior Developer
8 57 (4.89%) Java Engineer
9 52 (4.46%) QA Engineer
10 51 (4.37%) Java Software Engineer
11 50 (4.29%) .NET Developer
12 46 (3.95%) Quality Engineer
12 46 (3.95%) Senior Software Engineer
13 44 (3.77%) Test Analyst
14 42 (3.60%) Architect
14 42 (3.60%) React Developer
15 38 (3.26%) Project Manager
16 36 (3.09%) JavaScript Developer
16 36 (3.09%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (14.58%) .NET
2 166 (14.24%) Spring
3 136 (11.66%) React
4 103 (8.83%) AngularJS
5 101 (8.66%) HTML
5 101 (8.66%) REST
6 97 (8.32%) Web Services
7 94 (8.06%) CSS
8 87 (7.46%) Kafka
9 86 (7.38%) JSON
10 75 (6.43%) Spring Boot
11 73 (6.26%) Node.js
12 67 (5.75%) RESTful
13 65 (5.57%) Enzyme
14 60 (5.15%) XML
15 53 (4.55%) Java EE
16 41 (3.52%) HTML5
17 39 (3.34%) SOAP
18 38 (3.26%) .NET Framework
19 37 (3.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 97 (8.32%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (6.17%) Mobile App
3 68 (5.83%) User Experience
4 64 (5.49%) Self-Motivation
5 45 (3.86%) Greenfield Project
6 36 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
7 34 (2.92%) Cloud Native
8 30 (2.57%) Wiki
9 27 (2.32%) Management Information System
10 21 (1.80%) iPad
11 15 (1.29%) Virtual Team
12 14 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
13 11 (0.94%) Blog
13 11 (0.94%) Data Centre
14 10 (0.86%) Public Cloud
15 9 (0.77%) PKI
16 8 (0.69%) e-Learning
17 7 (0.60%) Life Science
18 6 (0.51%) Mobile Computing
19 5 (0.43%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 170 (14.58%) Linux
2 142 (12.18%) Windows
3 63 (5.40%) Unix
4 40 (3.43%) Android
4 40 (3.43%) CentOS
5 39 (3.34%) Apple iOS
6 37 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 36 (3.09%) Windows Server
8 21 (1.80%) Mac OS
9 20 (1.72%) Windows 10
9 20 (1.72%) Windows 7
10 19 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (1.11%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.69%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.43%) FreeRTOS
13 5 (0.43%) ThreadX
14 4 (0.34%) Amazon Linux
15 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.17%) Fedora
16 2 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 902 (77.36%) Agile Software Development
2 500 (42.88%) Scrum
3 348 (29.85%) DevOps
4 331 (28.39%) Test Automation
5 264 (22.64%) Microservices
6 263 (22.56%) TDD
7 236 (20.24%) BDD
8 209 (17.92%) Continuous Integration
9 202 (17.32%) Problem-Solving
10 195 (16.72%) SDLC
11 193 (16.55%) Kanban
12 169 (14.49%) Software Engineering
13 146 (12.52%) E-Commerce
14 142 (12.18%) Mentoring
15 134 (11.49%) Waterfall
16 121 (10.38%) Coaching
16 121 (10.38%) User Stories
17 109 (9.35%) Computer Science
18 104 (8.92%) ITIL
19 102 (8.75%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 434 (37.22%) Java
2 225 (19.30%) JavaScript
3 217 (18.61%) SQL
4 191 (16.38%) C#
5 179 (15.35%) Python
6 78 (6.69%) PHP
7 75 (6.43%) ES6
8 66 (5.66%) PowerShell
9 58 (4.97%) C++
10 57 (4.89%) C
11 55 (4.72%) Java 8
12 46 (3.95%) ES7
13 44 (3.77%) Bash Shell
14 30 (2.57%) Ruby
15 24 (2.06%) Scala
16 22 (1.89%) VB.NET
17 18 (1.54%) TypeScript
18 16 (1.37%) PL/SQL
18 16 (1.37%) T-SQL
19 13 (1.11%) Go
Qualifications
1 191 (16.38%) Degree
2 89 (7.63%) ISTQB
3 78 (6.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 64 (5.49%) Security Cleared
5 45 (3.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 33 (2.83%) DV Cleared
6 33 (2.83%) ISEB
7 26 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (2.06%) CCNA
9 23 (1.97%) RHCE
10 20 (1.72%) CCA
10 20 (1.72%) MCP
11 16 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
12 15 (1.29%) SC Cleared
13 9 (0.77%) SAP Certification
14 8 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (0.69%) Postgraduate
15 7 (0.60%) AWS Certification
15 7 (0.60%) IIBA
16 6 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 206 (17.67%) QA
2 23 (1.97%) SLA
3 21 (1.80%) Data Quality
4 20 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 15 (1.29%) PMO
6 10 (0.86%) GDPR
7 6 (0.51%) WCAG
8 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.17%) FedRAMP
9 2 (0.17%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.17%) NIST
10 1 (0.086%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.086%) SEPA
System Software
1 238 (20.41%) Docker
2 65 (5.57%) Active Directory
3 55 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (2.40%) Hyper-V
5 20 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
5 20 (1.72%) XenApp
6 16 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (1.37%) XenDesktop
7 15 (1.29%) vSphere
8 14 (1.20%) Firmware
9 9 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (0.77%) VirtualBox
10 5 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.26%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.26%) etcd
13 2 (0.17%) HDFS
13 2 (0.17%) Squid
14 1 (0.086%) IAG
14 1 (0.086%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 115 (9.86%) Kubernetes
2 91 (7.80%) Ansible
3 74 (6.35%) Mesos
4 72 (6.17%) Marathon
5 57 (4.89%) Terraform
6 55 (4.72%) Puppet
7 42 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
8 26 (2.23%) SCCM
9 25 (2.14%) HP ALM
10 21 (1.80%) Docker Swarm
11 20 (1.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 20 (1.72%) SCOM
11 20 (1.72%) SCOrch
12 16 (1.37%) Kibana
13 10 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
13 10 (0.86%) vRealize
14 9 (0.77%) Nessus
15 8 (0.69%) Istio
16 7 (0.60%) Grafana
16 7 (0.60%) Packer
Vendors
1 250 (21.44%) Atlassian
2 175 (15.01%) Microsoft
3 95 (8.15%) Oracle
4 60 (5.15%) VMware
5 56 (4.80%) SAP
6 45 (3.86%) Splunk
7 43 (3.69%) Salesforce.com
8 42 (3.60%) Red Hat
9 35 (3.00%) hybris
10 34 (2.92%) Cisco
10 34 (2.92%) Sage
11 32 (2.74%) Google
11 32 (2.74%) HP
12 26 (2.23%) ServiceNow
13 24 (2.06%) Sitecore
14 21 (1.80%) WorldPay
15 18 (1.54%) Citrix
16 16 (1.37%) Apple
17 15 (1.29%) AppDynamics
17 15 (1.29%) New Relic