Period
to 17 May 2021

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

Confluence
UK
6 months to
17 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 217 215 261
Rank change year-on-year -2 +46 +31
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 1,416 1,569 1,970
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.57% 1.63% 1.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.56% 11.30% 8.80%
Number of salaries quoted 970 1,174 1,300
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +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 12,252 13,890 22,385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.58% 14.43% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9,011 11,117 17,658
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,213
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%

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 17 May 2021.

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 17 May 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
England -3 1,310 £62,500 +4.17% 256
UK excluding London -18 717 £57,500 +9.52% 192
London +28 648 £67,000 -0.74% 84
Work from Home -40 241 £62,500 +25.00% 62
South West +58 202 £58,361 +6.11% 21
South East -76 148 £57,500 +4.55% 58
North of England -79 131 £55,000 +4.76% 40
Midlands +14 104 £45,000 -18.18% 32
North West -6 96 £59,250 +12.86% 23
West Midlands +16 74 £51,250 -5.09% 22
Scotland +18 56 £57,500 +21.05% 12
East of England -2 56 £65,000 +15.56% 21
Yorkshire -85 33 £53,750 +2.38% 11
East Midlands +9 30 £42,500 -29.17% 10
Wales -8 21 £50,000 +14.29% 8
North East -1 2 £45,000 +36.36% 6
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 May 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 with a requirement for Confluence.

1 1,371 (96.82%) JIRA
2 1,095 (77.33%) Agile Software Development
3 619 (43.71%) Scrum
4 468 (33.05%) Git (software)
5 467 (32.98%) DevOps
6 451 (31.85%) AWS
7 431 (30.44%) Java
8 394 (27.82%) Docker
9 390 (27.54%) Linux
10 389 (27.47%) Jenkins
11 384 (27.12%) Python
12 347 (24.51%) Azure
13 345 (24.36%) Social Skills
14 330 (23.31%) Test Automation
15 291 (20.55%) Software Engineering
16 287 (20.27%) Microsoft
17 283 (19.99%) SDLC
18 281 (19.84%) JavaScript
19 278 (19.63%) Finance
20 258 (18.22%) Ansible
21 246 (17.37%) SQL
22 238 (16.81%) Microservices
23 234 (16.53%) Atlassian
24 215 (15.18%) Machine Learning
25 210 (14.83%) HTML
25 210 (14.83%) Windows
26 205 (14.48%) Bitbucket
27 198 (13.98%) Scaled Agile Framework
28 192 (13.56%) ITIL
29 189 (13.35%) Problem-Solving

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 67 (4.73%) SharePoint
2 64 (4.52%) CMS
3 61 (4.31%) Elasticsearch
4 28 (1.98%) Apache
5 25 (1.77%) WebSphere
6 23 (1.62%) Drupal
7 18 (1.27%) Tomcat
8 17 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
9 16 (1.13%) WordPress
10 14 (0.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 13 (0.92%) JBoss
11 13 (0.92%) nginx
11 13 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 13 (0.92%) Umbraco
12 11 (0.78%) FileNet
13 9 (0.64%) Apache Solr
13 9 (0.64%) LiveCycle
14 8 (0.56%) MS Exchange
14 8 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
15 7 (0.49%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 91 (6.43%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (2.75%) MS Visio
3 37 (2.61%) Microsoft Excel
4 33 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 21 (1.48%) Figma
5 21 (1.48%) Microsoft Project
6 14 (0.99%) InVision
7 10 (0.71%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.35%) GIMP
9 5 (0.35%) Inkscape
10 4 (0.28%) MadCap Flare
11 3 (0.21%) Chatbot
12 2 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.14%) Sketch
13 1 (0.071%) Adobe XD
13 1 (0.071%) Marvel
13 1 (0.071%) Simulink
13 1 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (1.91%) Shopify
2 16 (1.13%) SAP Hybris
3 15 (1.06%) Magento
3 15 (1.06%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 6 (0.42%) Elite 3E
5 6 (0.42%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 5 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.35%) MetaTrader
6 5 (0.35%) Temenos T24
7 4 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.21%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.14%) Eikon
9 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.071%) FINCAD Analytics
10 1 (0.071%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.071%) Sage 200
10 1 (0.071%) SAP FI-CA
10 1 (0.071%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 451 (31.85%) AWS
2 347 (24.51%) Azure
3 125 (8.83%) SaaS
4 111 (7.84%) GCP
5 100 (7.06%) Serverless
6 67 (4.73%) GitHub
7 64 (4.52%) Microsoft 365
8 63 (4.45%) PaaS
9 51 (3.60%) Amazon S3
9 51 (3.60%) AWS Lambda
10 50 (3.53%) Slack
11 49 (3.46%) AWS CloudFormation
12 47 (3.32%) Azure Active Directory
13 44 (3.11%) IaaS
14 34 (2.40%) Amazon EC2
15 26 (1.84%) Amazon SQS
15 26 (1.84%) npm
16 24 (1.69%) Trello
17 23 (1.62%) Amazon EKS
18 22 (1.55%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 116 (8.19%) Firewall
2 86 (6.07%) VPN
3 83 (5.86%) IPv4
4 82 (5.79%) VLAN
5 72 (5.08%) OSPF
6 40 (2.82%) DNS
7 32 (2.26%) HTTP
8 25 (1.77%) TCP/IP
9 21 (1.48%) Wireshark
10 18 (1.27%) Internet
10 18 (1.27%) SSL
11 17 (1.20%) DMZ
12 15 (1.06%) DHCP
13 12 (0.85%) VoIP
14 11 (0.78%) FTP
14 11 (0.78%) Intranet
15 9 (0.64%) WebEx
16 8 (0.56%) Ethernet
16 8 (0.56%) Network Security
17 7 (0.49%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (11.65%) SQL Server
2 107 (7.56%) Big Data
3 93 (6.57%) MongoDB
3 93 (6.57%) NoSQL
4 83 (5.86%) MySQL
5 62 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
6 53 (3.74%) Relational Database
7 31 (2.19%) Azure SQL Database
8 26 (1.84%) Amazon RDS
9 25 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
10 24 (1.69%) Blockchain
11 23 (1.62%) Apache Accumulo
11 23 (1.62%) RDBMS
12 21 (1.48%) Amazon Redshift
12 21 (1.48%) Hadoop
13 19 (1.34%) MariaDB
14 17 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 16 (1.13%) Power BI
16 13 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 13 (0.92%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 1,371 (96.82%) JIRA
2 468 (33.05%) Git (software)
3 389 (27.47%) Jenkins
4 205 (14.48%) Bitbucket
5 115 (8.12%) Selenium
6 106 (7.49%) Maven
7 88 (6.21%) Cucumber
8 85 (6.00%) Subversion
9 80 (5.65%) JMeter
10 69 (4.87%) JUnit
11 63 (4.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 63 (4.45%) GitLab
12 56 (3.95%) Gradle
13 52 (3.67%) Artifactory
14 48 (3.39%) LoadRunner
15 45 (3.18%) Postman
16 44 (3.11%) Visual Studio
17 34 (2.40%) Mockito
18 31 (2.19%) Octopus Deploy
18 31 (2.19%) SoapUI
General
1 345 (24.36%) Social Skills
2 278 (19.63%) Finance
3 152 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
4 112 (7.91%) Banking
5 80 (5.65%) Retail
6 70 (4.94%) Legal
7 55 (3.88%) Marketing
8 53 (3.74%) Presentation Skills
9 50 (3.53%) Public Sector
10 35 (2.47%) Games
11 26 (1.84%) Telecoms
12 25 (1.77%) Documentation Skills
13 22 (1.55%) Automotive
13 22 (1.55%) Billing
13 22 (1.55%) Investment Banking
14 19 (1.34%) Manufacturing
14 19 (1.34%) Organisational Skills
15 17 (1.20%) Electronics
15 17 (1.20%) Influencing Skills
16 16 (1.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 337 (23.80%) Developer
2 154 (10.88%) Analyst
3 108 (7.63%) Software Engineer
4 94 (6.64%) Senior Developer
5 89 (6.29%) Business Analyst
6 83 (5.86%) Project Manager
7 79 (5.58%) DevOps Engineer
8 63 (4.45%) Java Developer
9 60 (4.24%) Architect
10 53 (3.74%) Full Stack Developer
10 53 (3.74%) Linux Engineer
11 49 (3.46%) Scrum Master
11 49 (3.46%) Systems Engineer
12 45 (3.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 43 (3.04%) Cloud Engineer
14 41 (2.90%) Test Engineer
15 35 (2.47%) Solutions Architect
16 32 (2.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 32 (2.26%) QA Engineer
16 32 (2.26%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (14.83%) HTML
2 182 (12.85%) CSS
3 176 (12.43%) React
4 151 (10.66%) REST
5 148 (10.45%) AngularJS
5 148 (10.45%) Web Services
6 139 (9.82%) RESTful
7 136 (9.60%) Node.js
8 127 (8.97%) .NET
9 96 (6.78%) Spring
10 83 (5.86%) JSON
11 80 (5.65%) HTML5
12 78 (5.51%) Kafka
13 70 (4.94%) Apache NiFi
14 60 (4.24%) XML
15 56 (3.95%) Redux
15 56 (3.95%) Vue.js
16 50 (3.53%) OAuth
17 48 (3.39%) SOAP
18 44 (3.11%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 142 (10.03%) User Experience
2 95 (6.71%) Mobile App
3 86 (6.07%) Public Cloud
4 64 (4.52%) Self-Motivation
5 63 (4.45%) Cyberattack
6 29 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
7 28 (1.98%) Hybrid Cloud
8 27 (1.91%) iPad
9 25 (1.77%) Management Information System
10 24 (1.69%) N-Tier
10 24 (1.69%) Wiki
11 22 (1.55%) Embedded Systems
12 17 (1.20%) Data Structures
12 17 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
13 16 (1.13%) Contract for Difference
13 16 (1.13%) Data Centre
13 16 (1.13%) Equities
13 16 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
14 15 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 14 (0.99%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 390 (27.54%) Linux
2 210 (14.83%) Windows
3 114 (8.05%) CentOS
4 99 (6.99%) Windows Server
5 86 (6.07%) Android
6 84 (5.93%) Apple iOS
7 78 (5.51%) Unix
8 70 (4.94%) Ubuntu
9 56 (3.95%) Windows Server 2016
10 55 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (1.06%) Windows 10
13 12 (0.85%) Debian
14 11 (0.78%) Windows Server 2019
15 9 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
16 7 (0.49%) VMS
17 3 (0.21%) Mac OS
18 1 (0.071%) Embedded Linux
18 1 (0.071%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,095 (77.33%) Agile Software Development
2 619 (43.71%) Scrum
3 467 (32.98%) DevOps
4 330 (23.31%) Test Automation
5 291 (20.55%) Software Engineering
6 283 (19.99%) SDLC
7 238 (16.81%) Microservices
8 215 (15.18%) Machine Learning
9 198 (13.98%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 192 (13.56%) ITIL
11 189 (13.35%) Problem-Solving
12 174 (12.29%) Analytics
13 170 (12.01%) Cyber Intelligence
14 168 (11.86%) Mentoring
15 160 (11.30%) Data Science
16 157 (11.09%) DevSecOps
17 150 (10.59%) Site Reliability Engineering
18 146 (10.31%) Software Testing
19 144 (10.17%) TDD
20 143 (10.10%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 431 (30.44%) Java
2 384 (27.12%) Python
3 281 (19.84%) JavaScript
4 246 (17.37%) SQL
5 171 (12.08%) PowerShell
6 169 (11.94%) C#
7 128 (9.04%) Bash Shell
8 100 (7.06%) TypeScript
9 77 (5.44%) C
10 67 (4.73%) C++
11 48 (3.39%) Java 8
12 43 (3.04%) PHP
12 43 (3.04%) Ruby
13 36 (2.54%) Scala
14 30 (2.12%) Groovy
14 30 (2.12%) Perl
15 27 (1.91%) Kotlin
16 23 (1.62%) T-SQL
17 22 (1.55%) PL/SQL
18 20 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 188 (13.28%) Degree
2 113 (7.98%) Security Cleared
3 81 (5.72%) SC Cleared
4 44 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 38 (2.68%) DV Cleared
6 32 (2.26%) GIAC
6 32 (2.26%) RHCE
7 25 (1.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 18 (1.27%) AWS Certification
9 14 (0.99%) ISTQB
10 11 (0.78%) ISEB
11 10 (0.71%) HND
11 10 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.42%) CCNP
13 6 (0.42%) CSPO
13 6 (0.42%) Master's Degree
14 5 (0.35%) CISSP
14 5 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 4 (0.28%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (10.52%) QA
2 22 (1.55%) SLA
3 19 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (1.27%) GDPR
5 14 (0.99%) PMO
6 9 (0.64%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.56%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.35%) NIST
9 4 (0.28%) WCAG
10 3 (0.21%) Government Security Classifications
10 3 (0.21%) GRC
10 3 (0.21%) NCSC
11 2 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
11 2 (0.14%) ISO 20022
11 2 (0.14%) MiFID
11 2 (0.14%) SEPA
12 1 (0.071%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.071%) GxP
12 1 (0.071%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.071%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 394 (27.82%) Docker
2 135 (9.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (6.07%) Active Directory
4 79 (5.58%) VMware ESXi
5 22 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
5 22 (1.55%) VirtualBox
6 8 (0.56%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.56%) XenApp
7 6 (0.42%) vSphere
7 6 (0.42%) Xen
8 5 (0.35%) iptables
9 4 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.14%) Firmware
11 1 (0.071%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.071%) IAG
11 1 (0.071%) KVM
11 1 (0.071%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.071%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 258 (18.22%) Ansible
2 184 (12.99%) Kubernetes
3 129 (9.11%) Puppet
4 128 (9.04%) Terraform
5 24 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
6 21 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (1.13%) Microsoft Intune
8 14 (0.99%) Kibana
9 13 (0.92%) Prometheus
10 10 (0.71%) Grafana
10 10 (0.71%) ZABBIX
11 8 (0.56%) Failover Clustering
11 8 (0.56%) Nessus
12 6 (0.42%) Graylog
13 4 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
13 4 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
13 4 (0.28%) vRealize
14 3 (0.21%) Opsgenie
14 3 (0.21%) Salt
15 2 (0.14%) Bacula
Vendors
1 287 (20.27%) Microsoft
2 234 (16.53%) Atlassian
3 146 (10.31%) Oracle
4 145 (10.24%) VMware
5 105 (7.42%) Google
6 97 (6.85%) Red Hat
7 54 (3.81%) IBM
8 47 (3.32%) Salesforce.com
9 38 (2.68%) SAP
10 30 (2.12%) HP
11 25 (1.77%) hybris
12 23 (1.62%) Adobe
13 20 (1.41%) ServiceNow
14 18 (1.27%) Splunk
15 17 (1.20%) Sitecore
16 15 (1.06%) Cisco
16 15 (1.06%) Cloudera
17 14 (0.99%) Elastic Path
18 13 (0.92%) AppDynamics
18 13 (0.92%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud