Period
to 2 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
UK
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 220 252 311
Rank change year-on-year +32 +59 +93
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 1,777 2,037 1,849
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.52% 1.38% 1.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.48% 8.87% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,349 1,437 1,408
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 16,957 22,956 29,570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.48% 15.51% 16.71%
Number of salaries quoted 13,489 18,214 24,350
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04% +8.89%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,266 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Confluence as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Confluence in the UK

Confluence
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Confluence in the UK

Confluence
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Confluence over the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Confluence in the UK

Confluence
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the UK over the 6 months to 2 April 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
England +37 1,685 £57,500 +4.55% 231
UK excluding London +47 1,009 £52,500 +5.00% 137
London +14 732 £65,000 - 97
South East +37 384 £52,500 -4.55% 38
North of England +12 247 £53,000 +6.00% 36
Yorkshire +66 122 £57,500 +15.00% 10
North West -34 119 £51,880 +6.97% 20
East of England +90 113 £57,500 +15.00% 15
Work from Home -33 104 £57,500 -17.86% 7
Midlands +55 102 £52,500 +16.67% 30
South West +67 89 £51,593 +3.19% 15
West Midlands +56 77 £51,250 +13.89% 24
Wales +27 55 £45,000 - 3
East Midlands +17 22 £57,500 +27.78% 6
Scotland +3 18 £45,000 +5.88%
North East -5 6 £46,500 +3.33% 6
Isle of Man - 2 £46,500 -

For the 6 months to 2 April 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 with a requirement for Confluence.

1 1,690 (95.10%) JIRA
2 1,354 (76.20%) Agile Software Development
3 687 (38.66%) Scrum
4 542 (30.50%) DevOps
5 468 (26.34%) Jenkins
6 460 (25.89%) Test Automation
7 458 (25.77%) Finance
8 421 (23.69%) Java
9 370 (20.82%) Git (software)
10 368 (20.71%) AWS
11 365 (20.54%) Python
12 346 (19.47%) Azure
13 342 (19.25%) Continuous Integration
14 310 (17.45%) C#
15 308 (17.33%) Linux
16 307 (17.28%) Problem-Solving
17 293 (16.49%) TDD
18 288 (16.21%) Docker
19 280 (15.76%) SQL
20 270 (15.19%) JavaScript
21 269 (15.14%) Atlassian
22 268 (15.08%) SDLC
23 244 (13.73%) Windows
24 243 (13.67%) Project Management
25 242 (13.62%) Bitbucket
26 237 (13.34%) Microsoft
27 234 (13.17%) QA
28 232 (13.06%) Software Engineering
29 230 (12.94%) Microservices
30 229 (12.89%) .NET

Confluence
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 107 (6.02%) SharePoint
2 49 (2.76%) Apache
3 47 (2.64%) Tomcat
4 43 (2.42%) CMS
5 29 (1.63%) WebSphere
6 27 (1.52%) Apache Spark
7 26 (1.46%) IIS
8 18 (1.01%) JBoss
9 17 (0.96%) Drupal
10 14 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (0.62%) Mule
12 10 (0.56%) CICS
13 9 (0.51%) Umbraco
14 8 (0.45%) Red Hat Fuse
15 7 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
16 6 (0.34%) Apache Solr
16 6 (0.34%) SAS
16 6 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
17 5 (0.28%) OpenStack
17 5 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 83 (4.67%) Microsoft Office
2 70 (3.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 49 (2.76%) Microsoft Project
4 30 (1.69%) MS Visio
5 29 (1.63%) InVision
6 28 (1.58%) Zeplin
7 25 (1.41%) Adobe XD
8 24 (1.35%) HipChat
9 22 (1.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 6 (0.34%) Camtasia
11 5 (0.28%) Gliffy
12 4 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 4 (0.23%) Sketch
13 3 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
13 3 (0.17%) Photoshop
14 2 (0.11%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
14 2 (0.11%) InDesign
14 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
15 1 (0.056%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 30 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 16 (0.90%) Magento
4 6 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.23%) Shopify
6 3 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.17%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.11%) BASE24
7 2 (0.11%) CA PPM
7 2 (0.11%) HFM
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.11%) Softmar
8 1 (0.056%) assyst
8 1 (0.056%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.056%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.056%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.056%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 368 (20.71%) AWS
2 346 (19.47%) Azure
3 159 (8.95%) GitHub
4 91 (5.12%) Slack
5 87 (4.90%) SaaS
6 82 (4.61%) OpenShift
7 76 (4.28%) GCP
8 75 (4.22%) Serverless
9 70 (3.94%) Amazon EC2
10 67 (3.77%) AWS CloudFormation
11 64 (3.60%) AWS Lambda
12 56 (3.15%) Amazon S3
13 49 (2.76%) Office 365
14 43 (2.42%) npm
15 40 (2.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 39 (2.19%) PaaS
17 38 (2.14%) Trello
18 32 (1.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 32 (1.80%) IaaS
19 28 (1.58%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (2.76%) DNS
2 35 (1.97%) Firewall
3 34 (1.91%) TCP/IP
4 27 (1.52%) HTTP
5 24 (1.35%) MPLS
5 24 (1.35%) Skype
6 23 (1.29%) Network Security
7 22 (1.24%) Internet
7 22 (1.24%) SSL
7 22 (1.24%) VPN
8 21 (1.18%) IPv4
9 18 (1.01%) BGP
9 18 (1.01%) Broadband
9 18 (1.01%) HSRP
9 18 (1.01%) SNMP
10 17 (0.96%) RSVP
10 17 (0.96%) VPLS
10 17 (0.96%) VRRP
10 17 (0.96%) Wireless
11 15 (0.84%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (8.95%) SQL Server
2 80 (4.50%) NoSQL
3 73 (4.11%) MySQL
4 58 (3.26%) MongoDB
5 55 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
6 49 (2.76%) Relational Database
7 48 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
8 42 (2.36%) Amazon RDS
9 40 (2.25%) Big Data
10 35 (1.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 34 (1.91%) Oracle Database
12 29 (1.63%) Hadoop
13 26 (1.46%) RDBMS
14 19 (1.07%) Amazon Redshift
15 18 (1.01%) Amazon Athena
16 17 (0.96%) Blockchain
17 16 (0.90%) Power BI
18 15 (0.84%) DB2
18 15 (0.84%) Pentaho
18 15 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1,690 (95.10%) JIRA
2 468 (26.34%) Jenkins
3 370 (20.82%) Git (software)
4 242 (13.62%) Bitbucket
5 227 (12.77%) Selenium
6 153 (8.61%) Cucumber
7 133 (7.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 111 (6.25%) Maven
9 102 (5.74%) SoapUI
10 87 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
11 83 (4.67%) JMeter
11 83 (4.67%) TeamCity
12 82 (4.61%) WebDriver
13 81 (4.56%) JUnit
14 76 (4.28%) SonarQube
15 49 (2.76%) SpecFlow
16 47 (2.64%) Jasmine
17 46 (2.59%) Postman
18 45 (2.53%) Artifactory
19 42 (2.36%) TestRail
General
1 458 (25.77%) Finance
2 184 (10.35%) Banking
3 81 (4.56%) Public Sector
4 77 (4.33%) Retail
5 48 (2.70%) Marketing
6 43 (2.42%) Legal
7 32 (1.80%) Telecoms
8 27 (1.52%) Advertising
8 27 (1.52%) Retail Banking
9 19 (1.07%) Financial Institution
10 17 (0.96%) Back Office
10 17 (0.96%) Front Office
10 17 (0.96%) Games
11 15 (0.84%) Investment Banking
12 14 (0.79%) Publishing
13 11 (0.62%) Aerospace
13 11 (0.62%) French Language
13 11 (0.62%) Private Banking
14 10 (0.56%) Automotive
15 9 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 328 (18.46%) Developer
2 243 (13.67%) Analyst
3 140 (7.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 125 (7.03%) Business Analyst
5 97 (5.46%) Software Engineer
6 86 (4.84%) Project Manager
7 84 (4.73%) Architect
8 77 (4.33%) Test Analyst
9 75 (4.22%) .NET Developer
10 63 (3.55%) Scrum Master
11 61 (3.43%) Senior Developer
12 59 (3.32%) C# Developer
13 56 (3.15%) Senior Analyst
14 53 (2.98%) Solutions Architect
15 49 (2.76%) QA Engineer
16 48 (2.70%) Java Developer
17 47 (2.64%) Tester
18 46 (2.59%) Delivery Manager
18 46 (2.59%) Test Engineer
19 45 (2.53%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (12.89%) .NET
2 188 (10.58%) HTML
3 187 (10.52%) CSS
4 165 (9.29%) Web Services
5 160 (9.00%) REST
6 159 (8.95%) AngularJS
7 135 (7.60%) RESTful
8 118 (6.64%) Node.js
9 113 (6.36%) JSON
9 113 (6.36%) Spring
10 104 (5.85%) HTML5
11 93 (5.23%) SOAP
12 86 (4.84%) React
13 63 (3.55%) .NET Core
13 63 (3.55%) CSS3
14 57 (3.21%) .NET Framework
15 56 (3.15%) Angular 2
15 56 (3.15%) XML
16 51 (2.87%) Sass
17 45 (2.53%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 209 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (5.46%) User Experience
3 96 (5.40%) Self-Motivation
4 63 (3.55%) Public Cloud
5 59 (3.32%) Mobile App
6 48 (2.70%) Data Centre
7 38 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
7 38 (2.14%) Wiki
8 34 (1.91%) Hybrid Cloud
9 33 (1.86%) Virtual Team
10 30 (1.69%) Data Structures
10 30 (1.69%) PKI
11 27 (1.52%) Cloud Native
11 27 (1.52%) Management Information System
12 24 (1.35%) iPad
12 24 (1.35%) Mainframe
13 23 (1.29%) Algorithms
14 21 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
15 20 (1.13%) Tandem
16 11 (0.62%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 308 (17.33%) Linux
2 244 (13.73%) Windows
3 98 (5.51%) Unix
4 57 (3.21%) Windows Server
5 35 (1.97%) Android
6 33 (1.86%) Apple iOS
7 32 (1.80%) Ubuntu
8 31 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 28 (1.58%) CentOS
10 20 (1.13%) OS/400
11 15 (0.84%) Solaris
12 9 (0.51%) Debian
13 8 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.39%) CoreOS
14 7 (0.39%) Windows Server 2016
15 6 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
16 5 (0.28%) FreeBSD
16 5 (0.28%) FreeNAS
16 5 (0.28%) zOS
17 4 (0.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,354 (76.20%) Agile Software Development
2 687 (38.66%) Scrum
3 542 (30.50%) DevOps
4 460 (25.89%) Test Automation
5 342 (19.25%) Continuous Integration
6 307 (17.28%) Problem-Solving
7 293 (16.49%) TDD
8 268 (15.08%) SDLC
9 243 (13.67%) Project Management
10 232 (13.06%) Software Engineering
11 230 (12.94%) Microservices
12 226 (12.72%) Kanban
13 215 (12.10%) BDD
14 209 (11.76%) Waterfall
15 179 (10.07%) User Stories
16 168 (9.45%) Stakeholder Management
17 138 (7.77%) Mentoring
18 132 (7.43%) ITIL
18 132 (7.43%) Software Delivery
19 127 (7.15%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 421 (23.69%) Java
2 365 (20.54%) Python
3 310 (17.45%) C#
4 280 (15.76%) SQL
5 270 (15.19%) JavaScript
6 122 (6.87%) Bash Shell
7 104 (5.85%) PowerShell
8 89 (5.01%) C
9 85 (4.78%) TypeScript
10 79 (4.45%) C++
11 66 (3.71%) Scala
12 62 (3.49%) PHP
13 58 (3.26%) Ruby
14 39 (2.19%) T-SQL
15 36 (2.03%) Groovy
15 36 (2.03%) Shell Script
16 35 (1.97%) ES6
17 33 (1.86%) PL/SQL
18 28 (1.58%) Perl
18 28 (1.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 178 (10.02%) Degree
2 111 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 101 (5.68%) ISTQB
4 78 (4.39%) ISEB
5 60 (3.38%) SC Cleared
6 33 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
7 23 (1.29%) DV Cleared
8 19 (1.07%) Postgraduate
9 17 (0.96%) AWS Certification
9 17 (0.96%) IBM Certification
10 15 (0.84%) MCP
11 14 (0.79%) TOGAF Certification
12 13 (0.73%) IIBA
12 13 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 11 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (0.62%) PMI Certification
14 10 (0.56%) PMP
14 10 (0.56%) RHCE
15 8 (0.45%) DBS Check
16 7 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 234 (13.17%) QA
2 24 (1.35%) SLA
3 22 (1.24%) PMO
4 12 (0.68%) GDPR
5 9 (0.51%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.45%) Government Security Classifications
6 8 (0.45%) NCSC
7 7 (0.39%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.23%) MiFID
10 4 (0.23%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
11 3 (0.17%) ISO 8583
11 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.11%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.056%) AIFMD
13 1 (0.056%) EMIR
13 1 (0.056%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.056%) PSD2
System Software
1 288 (16.21%) Docker
2 64 (3.60%) Active Directory
3 23 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (0.62%) Hyper-V
6 9 (0.51%) vSphere
7 8 (0.45%) VirtualBox
8 6 (0.34%) KVM
8 6 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (0.28%) GlusterFS
10 3 (0.17%) Firmware
10 3 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.17%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (0.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 3 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.17%) XenApp
11 2 (0.11%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.056%) NFS
12 1 (0.056%) RACF
Systems Management
1 203 (11.42%) Kubernetes
2 174 (9.79%) Ansible
3 148 (8.33%) Terraform
4 91 (5.12%) Puppet
5 53 (2.98%) Opscode Chef
6 49 (2.76%) HP ALM
7 37 (2.08%) Packer
8 28 (1.58%) HP Quality Center
8 28 (1.58%) ZABBIX
9 23 (1.29%) SCCM
10 22 (1.24%) Istio
10 22 (1.24%) Nagios
11 21 (1.18%) SCOM
12 13 (0.73%) HP SiteScope
13 12 (0.68%) CA Service Virtualization
14 10 (0.56%) Grafana
15 7 (0.39%) MIIS
15 7 (0.39%) WSUS
16 6 (0.34%) Kibana
16 6 (0.34%) Mesos
Vendors
1 269 (15.14%) Atlassian
2 237 (13.34%) Microsoft
3 127 (7.15%) Oracle
4 89 (5.01%) HP
5 74 (4.16%) IBM
5 74 (4.16%) SAP
6 69 (3.88%) Salesforce.com
7 57 (3.21%) CA
8 56 (3.15%) Adobe
9 51 (2.87%) Red Hat
10 46 (2.59%) Google
11 44 (2.48%) hybris
12 36 (2.03%) Delphix
12 36 (2.03%) VMware
13 35 (1.97%) ServiceNow
14 30 (1.69%) Cisco
14 30 (1.69%) Tableau
15 26 (1.46%) Splunk
15 26 (1.46%) Unisys
16 24 (1.35%) SaltStack