Period
to 12 July 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 12 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
UK
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 202 249 273
Rank change year-on-year +47 +24 +86
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 1,315 2,005 2,200
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.70% 1.36% 1.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.95% 9.07% 7.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,064 1,465 1,629
Median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,750
90th Percentile £83,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +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 11,008 22,114 29,457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.27% 15.02% 16.61%
Number of salaries quoted 8,758 17,450 23,662
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +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 12 July 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 12 July 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 +62 1,246 £60,000 +4.35% 109
UK excluding London +54 668 £50,000 -4.76% 64
London +45 631 £70,000 +7.69% 53
South East +33 263 £52,500 -4.55% 12
North of England +77 153 £50,000 - 13
South West +58 85 £51,593 +8.62% 11
North West +43 81 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Yorkshire +112 72 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Midlands +93 58 £47,500 -5.00% 10
Work from Home +9 57 £50,000 -28.57% 14
East of England +82 50 £50,000 -13.04% 10
West Midlands +68 43 £47,500 -5.00% 10
Wales +46 41 £40,000 +9.59% 1
East Midlands +55 15 £67,500 +31.71%
Scotland +37 15 £44,500 -11.00% 7
Isle of Man - 2 £46,500 -
Northern Ireland +19 1 £26,500 -41.11%

For the 6 months to 12 July 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 1,257 (95.59%) JIRA
2 946 (71.94%) Agile Software Development
3 460 (34.98%) Scrum
4 406 (30.87%) DevOps
5 352 (26.77%) Java
6 334 (25.40%) Finance
7 326 (24.79%) Jenkins
8 315 (23.95%) Git (software)
9 288 (21.90%) Test Automation
10 277 (21.06%) Python
11 276 (20.99%) SQL
12 271 (20.61%) Linux
13 266 (20.23%) Docker
14 264 (20.08%) AWS
15 262 (19.92%) Azure
16 226 (17.19%) Software Engineering
17 204 (15.51%) Continuous Integration
18 197 (14.98%) TDD
19 190 (14.45%) JavaScript
20 187 (14.22%) C#
21 185 (14.07%) Problem-Solving
22 180 (13.69%) Microservices
23 176 (13.38%) Atlassian
24 174 (13.23%) Kubernetes
25 172 (13.08%) .NET
26 171 (13.00%) QA
27 166 (12.62%) Selenium
27 166 (12.62%) Kanban
28 164 (12.47%) Microsoft
29 157 (11.94%) SQL Server

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 89 (6.77%) SharePoint
2 33 (2.51%) Apache
3 30 (2.28%) Tomcat
4 28 (2.13%) CMS
5 25 (1.90%) WebSphere
6 23 (1.75%) Apache Spark
7 17 (1.29%) IIS
8 14 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
8 14 (1.06%) OpenStack
9 12 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (0.76%) WebLogic
11 9 (0.68%) CICS
11 9 (0.68%) JBoss
12 8 (0.61%) Red Hat Fuse
13 7 (0.53%) Drupal
14 6 (0.46%) nginx
14 6 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
15 5 (0.38%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.38%) MQSeries
16 4 (0.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 66 (5.02%) Microsoft Office
2 51 (3.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 37 (2.81%) Microsoft Project
4 24 (1.83%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 11 (0.84%) InVision
7 9 (0.68%) Adobe XD
7 9 (0.68%) Camtasia
7 9 (0.68%) MadCap Flare
7 9 (0.68%) Zeplin
8 2 (0.15%) HipChat
8 2 (0.15%) Sketch
9 1 (0.076%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.076%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.076%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.076%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 13 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.68%) Magento
3 8 (0.61%) BASE24
4 5 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.23%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.15%) Maximo
6 2 (0.15%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.076%) assyst
7 1 (0.076%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.076%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.076%) OpenCart
7 1 (0.076%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.076%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.076%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.076%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.076%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 264 (20.08%) AWS
2 262 (19.92%) Azure
3 98 (7.45%) GitHub
4 92 (7.00%) SaaS
5 69 (5.25%) Serverless
6 65 (4.94%) OpenShift
7 57 (4.33%) GCP
8 54 (4.11%) AWS Lambda
9 49 (3.73%) Slack
10 42 (3.19%) Amazon EC2
10 42 (3.19%) AWS CloudFormation
11 35 (2.66%) Amazon S3
11 35 (2.66%) PaaS
12 30 (2.28%) Office 365
12 30 (2.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 22 (1.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 21 (1.60%) Trello
15 20 (1.52%) AWS Fargate
15 20 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
15 20 (1.52%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.36%) Firewall
2 28 (2.13%) TCP/IP
3 26 (1.98%) MPLS
4 25 (1.90%) IPv4
5 24 (1.83%) DNS
5 24 (1.83%) Network Security
6 23 (1.75%) BGP
6 23 (1.75%) HSRP
6 23 (1.75%) RSVP
6 23 (1.75%) SNMP
6 23 (1.75%) VPLS
6 23 (1.75%) VRRP
7 21 (1.60%) HTTP
8 20 (1.52%) VPN
9 19 (1.44%) Broadband
10 18 (1.37%) BIG-IP
11 15 (1.14%) Wireless
12 12 (0.91%) Internet
13 10 (0.76%) ATM
13 10 (0.76%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (11.94%) SQL Server
2 80 (6.08%) NoSQL
3 79 (6.01%) MongoDB
4 71 (5.40%) PostgreSQL
5 62 (4.71%) MySQL
6 47 (3.57%) Oracle Database
7 38 (2.89%) Relational Database
8 35 (2.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 30 (2.28%) Amazon RDS
10 27 (2.05%) Big Data
11 22 (1.67%) Blockchain
12 21 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
12 21 (1.60%) Hadoop
12 21 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
13 20 (1.52%) Power BI
14 19 (1.44%) RDBMS
15 16 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
15 16 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
15 16 (1.22%) DB2
15 16 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1,257 (95.59%) JIRA
2 326 (24.79%) Jenkins
3 315 (23.95%) Git (software)
4 166 (12.62%) Selenium
5 147 (11.18%) Bitbucket
6 96 (7.30%) Cucumber
7 74 (5.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 56 (4.26%) SoapUI
9 55 (4.18%) Maven
10 51 (3.88%) JUnit
11 50 (3.80%) WebDriver
12 47 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
13 46 (3.50%) JMeter
14 38 (2.89%) Sonatype Nexus
14 38 (2.89%) SpecFlow
15 37 (2.81%) SonarQube
16 36 (2.74%) TeamCity
17 35 (2.66%) Postman
18 30 (2.28%) Vagrant
19 29 (2.21%) TestRail
General
1 334 (25.40%) Finance
2 152 (11.56%) Banking
3 65 (4.94%) Retail
4 31 (2.36%) Telecoms
5 30 (2.28%) Public Sector
6 25 (1.90%) Marketing
7 22 (1.67%) Games
8 19 (1.44%) Advertising
9 18 (1.37%) Retail Banking
10 17 (1.29%) Investment Banking
10 17 (1.29%) Legal
11 16 (1.22%) Front Office
12 15 (1.14%) Back Office
13 10 (0.76%) Aerospace
14 8 (0.61%) Automotive
15 7 (0.53%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.46%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.46%) French Language
16 6 (0.46%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 262 (19.92%) Developer
2 191 (14.52%) Analyst
3 94 (7.15%) Software Engineer
4 93 (7.07%) DevOps Engineer
5 92 (7.00%) Business Analyst
6 67 (5.10%) Senior Developer
7 61 (4.64%) Project Manager
8 54 (4.11%) .NET Developer
8 54 (4.11%) Administrator
9 46 (3.50%) Lead Developer
10 44 (3.35%) Architect
10 44 (3.35%) Test Analyst
11 42 (3.19%) Tester
12 41 (3.12%) Java Developer
13 40 (3.04%) C# Developer
14 38 (2.89%) Scrum Master
15 36 (2.74%) Java Engineer
15 36 (2.74%) Product Owner
16 31 (2.36%) C# .NET Developer
16 31 (2.36%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (13.08%) .NET
2 136 (10.34%) HTML
3 121 (9.20%) CSS
4 113 (8.59%) Web Services
5 107 (8.14%) REST
6 106 (8.06%) RESTful
7 105 (7.98%) AngularJS
8 92 (7.00%) Spring
9 84 (6.39%) React
10 82 (6.24%) Node.js
11 65 (4.94%) HTML5
11 65 (4.94%) XML
12 64 (4.87%) SOAP
13 62 (4.71%) JSON
14 58 (4.41%) Kafka
15 55 (4.18%) .NET Core
16 43 (3.27%) Hibernate
17 41 (3.12%) .NET Framework
18 35 (2.66%) CSS3
18 35 (2.66%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 134 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (5.10%) User Experience
3 50 (3.80%) Self-Motivation
4 49 (3.73%) Mobile App
5 48 (3.65%) Data Centre
6 42 (3.19%) Public Cloud
7 29 (2.21%) Greenfield Project
8 25 (1.90%) Algorithms
9 24 (1.83%) Tandem
10 23 (1.75%) Mainframe
11 22 (1.67%) Data Structures
11 22 (1.67%) Hedge funds
12 19 (1.44%) Cloud Native
12 19 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
13 18 (1.37%) iPad
13 18 (1.37%) Virtual Team
14 17 (1.29%) Wiki
15 15 (1.14%) PKI
16 14 (1.06%) Market Risk
17 12 (0.91%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 271 (20.61%) Linux
2 145 (11.03%) Windows
3 68 (5.17%) Unix
4 56 (4.26%) CentOS
5 48 (3.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 44 (3.35%) Ubuntu
7 40 (3.04%) Windows Server
8 29 (2.21%) Android
9 19 (1.44%) Apple iOS
10 14 (1.06%) Debian
11 13 (0.99%) CoreOS
11 13 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (0.84%) FreeBSD
12 11 (0.84%) FreeNAS
12 11 (0.84%) Windows Server 2016
13 9 (0.68%) OS/400
14 6 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
14 6 (0.46%) Solaris
14 6 (0.46%) VMS
14 6 (0.46%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 946 (71.94%) Agile Software Development
2 460 (34.98%) Scrum
3 406 (30.87%) DevOps
4 288 (21.90%) Test Automation
5 226 (17.19%) Software Engineering
6 204 (15.51%) Continuous Integration
7 197 (14.98%) TDD
8 185 (14.07%) Problem-Solving
9 180 (13.69%) Microservices
10 166 (12.62%) Kanban
11 157 (11.94%) SDLC
12 149 (11.33%) Waterfall
13 134 (10.19%) Project Management
14 129 (9.81%) User Stories
15 124 (9.43%) BDD
16 112 (8.52%) Mentoring
17 106 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
18 104 (7.91%) Project Delivery
19 93 (7.07%) Fintech
20 86 (6.54%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 352 (26.77%) Java
2 277 (21.06%) Python
3 276 (20.99%) SQL
4 190 (14.45%) JavaScript
5 187 (14.22%) C#
6 93 (7.07%) Bash Shell
7 87 (6.62%) C
8 83 (6.31%) C++
9 68 (5.17%) PowerShell
10 58 (4.41%) TypeScript
11 53 (4.03%) PHP
12 40 (3.04%) VB.NET
13 34 (2.59%) Ruby
14 30 (2.28%) PL/SQL
14 30 (2.28%) Shell Script
15 29 (2.21%) Java 8
16 24 (1.83%) R
17 23 (1.75%) T-SQL
18 22 (1.67%) Scala
19 21 (1.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 135 (10.27%) Degree
2 112 (8.52%) Security Cleared
3 64 (4.87%) ISTQB
4 55 (4.18%) SC Cleared
5 50 (3.80%) ISEB
6 40 (3.04%) DV Cleared
7 12 (0.91%) CBAP
7 12 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (0.91%) MCP
8 10 (0.76%) AWS Certification
8 10 (0.76%) IIBA
8 10 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (0.61%) IBM Certification
9 8 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (0.61%) TOGAF Certification
9 8 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (0.46%) GIAC
11 5 (0.38%) CESG Certified Professional
11 5 (0.38%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.38%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (13.00%) QA
2 23 (1.75%) SLA
3 15 (1.14%) PMO
4 9 (0.68%) GDPR
4 9 (0.68%) ISO 8583
5 7 (0.53%) Government Security Classifications
5 7 (0.53%) NCSC
5 7 (0.53%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.15%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.076%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.076%) COBIT
10 1 (0.076%) EMIR
10 1 (0.076%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.076%) MiFID
10 1 (0.076%) NIST
System Software
1 266 (20.23%) Docker
2 87 (6.62%) Active Directory
3 39 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (1.06%) VirtualBox
6 11 (0.84%) GlusterFS
6 11 (0.84%) KVM
7 10 (0.76%) vSphere
8 9 (0.68%) Firmware
9 6 (0.46%) Terminal Server
10 4 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.30%) VMware NSX
11 3 (0.23%) LXC
12 2 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.15%) iptables
12 2 (0.15%) vCloud
13 1 (0.076%) GeoWebCache
13 1 (0.076%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 174 (13.23%) Kubernetes
2 105 (7.98%) Ansible
3 88 (6.69%) Terraform
4 48 (3.65%) Puppet
5 23 (1.75%) SCCM
6 21 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (1.52%) ZABBIX
8 19 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
9 15 (1.14%) SCOM
10 14 (1.06%) Grafana
10 14 (1.06%) Nagios
11 12 (0.91%) CA Service Virtualization
11 12 (0.91%) HP ALM
12 11 (0.84%) Proxmox
13 9 (0.68%) Packer
14 6 (0.46%) Istio
15 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
15 5 (0.38%) OSSEC
15 5 (0.38%) vCenter Server
16 4 (0.30%) Nessus
Vendors
1 176 (13.38%) Atlassian
2 164 (12.47%) Microsoft
3 137 (10.42%) Oracle
4 63 (4.79%) Red Hat
5 56 (4.26%) IBM
6 55 (4.18%) VMware
7 42 (3.19%) HP
8 35 (2.66%) Salesforce.com
9 34 (2.59%) SAP
10 32 (2.43%) Adobe
11 30 (2.28%) Cisco
12 28 (2.13%) Google
13 27 (2.05%) CA
14 24 (1.83%) ServiceNow
15 21 (1.60%) Huawei
15 21 (1.60%) Nokia
16 19 (1.44%) Splunk
16 19 (1.44%) Unisys
17 18 (1.37%) Tableau
18 16 (1.22%) SaltStack