Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
UK
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 219 199 253
Rank change year-on-year -20 +54 +22
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 1,759 1,223 1,981
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.55% 1.73% 1.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.30% 12.15% 9.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,098 951 1,382
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £44,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £88,825 £83,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +8.25%

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 15,570 10,063 21,602
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.76% 14.22% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 10,281 8,024 17,218
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £39,883 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £89,700 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -16 1,643 £60,000 - 271
London -25 851 £67,500 -3.57% 106
UK excluding London -31 821 £55,000 +10.00% 182
Work from Home -42 324 £63,750 +21.43% 60
South West +27 207 £57,500 +11.45% 21
South East -88 207 £55,000 +4.76% 38
North of England -15 183 £45,000 -5.26% 52
North West +8 110 £45,000 -14.29% 26
Midlands -34 97 £47,500 - 31
West Midlands -33 72 £52,500 +10.53% 21
East of England -12 67 £60,000 +26.32% 20
Yorkshire -57 62 £47,000 +4.44% 17
Scotland -32 41 £53,750 +20.79% 11
East Midlands -37 24 £45,000 -29.41% 10
Wales -39 15 £53,750 +34.38% 6
North East - 11 £51,500 - 9
Northern Ireland -31 4 £47,500 +79.25% 3

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1,713 (97.38%) JIRA
2 1,385 (78.74%) Agile Software Development
3 721 (40.99%) Scrum
4 573 (32.58%) DevOps
5 551 (31.32%) Git (software)
6 520 (29.56%) Java
7 490 (27.86%) AWS
8 475 (27.00%) Social Skills
9 462 (26.26%) Docker
10 452 (25.70%) Jenkins
11 450 (25.58%) Python
12 405 (23.02%) Finance
13 401 (22.80%) Test Automation
14 398 (22.63%) Azure
14 398 (22.63%) Software Engineering
15 388 (22.06%) Linux
16 356 (20.24%) JavaScript
16 356 (20.24%) Microservices
17 348 (19.78%) SDLC
18 327 (18.59%) Microsoft
19 310 (17.62%) React
20 299 (17.00%) HTML
21 288 (16.37%) Atlassian
22 280 (15.92%) Problem-Solving
23 279 (15.86%) SQL
24 262 (14.89%) Ansible
25 254 (14.44%) Bitbucket
26 250 (14.21%) Machine Learning
27 243 (13.81%) Kubernetes
28 239 (13.59%) CSS

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 88 (5.00%) CMS
2 78 (4.43%) SharePoint
3 70 (3.98%) Elasticsearch
4 50 (2.84%) Apache
5 28 (1.59%) nginx
6 21 (1.19%) WordPress
7 20 (1.14%) Drupal
7 20 (1.14%) Oracle Coherence
8 19 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
9 18 (1.02%) Tomcat
9 18 (1.02%) Umbraco
9 18 (1.02%) WebSphere
10 16 (0.91%) JBoss
11 15 (0.85%) IIS
12 14 (0.80%) Apache Spark
13 11 (0.63%) Apache Solr
13 11 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 10 (0.57%) Apache Airflow
15 8 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 8 (0.45%) GlassFish
Applications
1 102 (5.80%) Microsoft Office
2 46 (2.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 44 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 32 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 26 (1.48%) Figma
6 18 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
7 17 (0.97%) InVision
7 17 (0.97%) Sketch
8 8 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.45%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.34%) MadCap Flare
9 6 (0.34%) Marvel
9 6 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.34%) UserZoom
10 5 (0.28%) GIMP
10 5 (0.28%) Inkscape
11 3 (0.17%) Chatbot
11 3 (0.17%) PlantUML
12 2 (0.11%) Adobe XD
13 1 (0.057%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 40 (2.27%) Shopify
2 30 (1.71%) Payment Gateway
3 23 (1.31%) Distributed Ledger
4 16 (0.91%) MetaTrader
4 16 (0.91%) SAP Hybris
5 15 (0.85%) Magento
6 10 (0.57%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 6 (0.34%) Elite 3E
8 5 (0.28%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.28%) Sage 200
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
11 1 (0.057%) Dynamics AX
11 1 (0.057%) Dynamics GP
11 1 (0.057%) nopCommerce
11 1 (0.057%) Oracle Receivables
11 1 (0.057%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 490 (27.86%) AWS
2 398 (22.63%) Azure
3 165 (9.38%) Serverless
4 146 (8.30%) SaaS
5 139 (7.90%) GCP
6 129 (7.33%) GitHub
7 92 (5.23%) AWS Lambda
8 72 (4.09%) Microsoft 365
9 69 (3.92%) PaaS
10 62 (3.52%) Amazon S3
11 57 (3.24%) Azure Active Directory
12 52 (2.96%) Slack
13 51 (2.90%) IaaS
14 45 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
15 44 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
16 34 (1.93%) Amazon SQS
16 34 (1.93%) npm
17 29 (1.65%) AWS CodePipeline
18 27 (1.53%) Trello
19 24 (1.36%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 116 (6.59%) Firewall
2 94 (5.34%) VPN
3 85 (4.83%) VLAN
4 83 (4.72%) IPv4
5 66 (3.75%) OSPF
6 39 (2.22%) DNS
7 28 (1.59%) SSL
8 27 (1.53%) HTTP
9 25 (1.42%) Internet
10 24 (1.36%) TCP/IP
11 21 (1.19%) DHCP
12 18 (1.02%) Broadband
13 15 (0.85%) Wireshark
14 14 (0.80%) VoIP
15 13 (0.74%) DMZ
16 11 (0.63%) IPsec
17 9 (0.51%) Intranet
17 9 (0.51%) WebEx
17 9 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
18 7 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (10.52%) SQL Server
2 120 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
3 116 (6.59%) Big Data
4 114 (6.48%) NoSQL
5 100 (5.69%) MongoDB
5 100 (5.69%) Relational Database
6 91 (5.17%) MySQL
7 50 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
8 39 (2.22%) Oracle Database
9 34 (1.93%) Blockchain
10 32 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 27 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
12 26 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 25 (1.42%) Apache Accumulo
14 24 (1.36%) Azure SQL Database
15 23 (1.31%) Hadoop
16 21 (1.19%) Data Lake
16 21 (1.19%) MariaDB
17 16 (0.91%) Amazon Redshift
18 15 (0.85%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 1,713 (97.38%) JIRA
2 551 (31.32%) Git (software)
3 452 (25.70%) Jenkins
4 254 (14.44%) Bitbucket
5 122 (6.94%) Selenium
6 118 (6.71%) Maven
7 112 (6.37%) Cucumber
8 94 (5.34%) Subversion
9 85 (4.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 82 (4.66%) GitLab
11 80 (4.55%) JUnit
12 69 (3.92%) JMeter
13 68 (3.87%) Sonatype Nexus
14 56 (3.18%) TeamCity
15 55 (3.13%) SonarQube
16 48 (2.73%) Gradle
17 47 (2.67%) Visual Studio
18 46 (2.62%) Jasmine
19 44 (2.50%) Artifactory
20 39 (2.22%) IntelliJ
General
1 475 (27.00%) Social Skills
2 405 (23.02%) Finance
3 204 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
4 162 (9.21%) Banking
5 126 (7.16%) Retail
6 91 (5.17%) Legal
7 70 (3.98%) Marketing
8 63 (3.58%) Public Sector
9 61 (3.47%) Presentation Skills
10 46 (2.62%) Games
11 35 (1.99%) Billing
12 33 (1.88%) Manufacturing
13 32 (1.82%) Documentation Skills
13 32 (1.82%) Electronics
14 31 (1.76%) Telecoms
15 29 (1.65%) Influencing Skills
16 26 (1.48%) Organisational Skills
17 19 (1.08%) Financial Institution
17 19 (1.08%) Investment Banking
18 15 (0.85%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 419 (23.82%) Developer
2 196 (11.14%) Analyst
3 159 (9.04%) Software Engineer
4 140 (7.96%) Senior Developer
5 126 (7.16%) Business Analyst
6 112 (6.37%) Project Manager
7 79 (4.49%) Java Developer
8 74 (4.21%) Scrum Master
9 64 (3.64%) Architect
9 64 (3.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 64 (3.64%) Full Stack Developer
10 63 (3.58%) DevOps Engineer
11 57 (3.24%) Linux Engineer
12 56 (3.18%) Senior Software Engineer
13 53 (3.01%) Systems Engineer
14 48 (2.73%) Cloud Engineer
15 47 (2.67%) Agile Project Manager
16 42 (2.39%) .NET Developer
16 42 (2.39%) QA Engineer
17 41 (2.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 310 (17.62%) React
2 299 (17.00%) HTML
3 239 (13.59%) CSS
4 225 (12.79%) REST
5 210 (11.94%) AngularJS
6 200 (11.37%) Node.js
7 190 (10.80%) Web Services
8 180 (10.23%) RESTful
9 155 (8.81%) .NET
10 139 (7.90%) Kafka
11 136 (7.73%) Spring
12 132 (7.50%) HTML5
13 111 (6.31%) JSON
14 83 (4.72%) Redux
15 79 (4.49%) SOAP
16 78 (4.43%) Apache NiFi
17 72 (4.09%) Spring Boot
18 70 (3.98%) XML
19 64 (3.64%) OAuth
19 64 (3.64%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 198 (11.26%) User Experience
2 95 (5.40%) Mobile App
2 95 (5.40%) Public Cloud
3 84 (4.78%) Self-Motivation
4 72 (4.09%) Cyberattack
5 43 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
6 42 (2.39%) iPad
7 38 (2.16%) Hybrid Cloud
8 34 (1.93%) Cloud Native
9 33 (1.88%) Contract for Difference
10 31 (1.76%) Spread Betting
11 30 (1.71%) Algorithms
11 30 (1.71%) Equities
12 29 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 28 (1.59%) Data Structures
13 28 (1.59%) Wiki
14 26 (1.48%) Management Information System
15 23 (1.31%) PMI
16 22 (1.25%) Data Centre
17 20 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 388 (22.06%) Linux
2 227 (12.91%) Windows
3 115 (6.54%) CentOS
4 88 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 86 (4.89%) Android
6 85 (4.83%) Apple iOS
7 71 (4.04%) Unix
8 67 (3.81%) Ubuntu
9 54 (3.07%) Windows Server 2016
10 48 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (1.31%) Windows 10
12 19 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (0.68%) Windows Server 2019
14 9 (0.51%) Debian
15 7 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
16 6 (0.34%) Solaris
17 4 (0.23%) VMS
17 4 (0.23%) Windows 7
18 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
19 1 (0.057%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,385 (78.74%) Agile Software Development
2 721 (40.99%) Scrum
3 573 (32.58%) DevOps
4 401 (22.80%) Test Automation
5 398 (22.63%) Software Engineering
6 356 (20.24%) Microservices
7 348 (19.78%) SDLC
8 280 (15.92%) Problem-Solving
9 250 (14.21%) Machine Learning
10 236 (13.42%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 221 (12.56%) BDD
12 207 (11.77%) TDD
13 205 (11.65%) Analytics
13 205 (11.65%) Mentoring
14 195 (11.09%) Data Science
15 188 (10.69%) ITIL
16 181 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
17 179 (10.18%) Project Management
18 175 (9.95%) Cyber Intelligence
19 172 (9.78%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 520 (29.56%) Java
2 450 (25.58%) Python
3 356 (20.24%) JavaScript
4 279 (15.86%) SQL
5 205 (11.65%) C#
6 189 (10.74%) PowerShell
7 144 (8.19%) TypeScript
8 114 (6.48%) Bash Shell
9 91 (5.17%) C
10 88 (5.00%) C++
11 81 (4.60%) PHP
12 63 (3.58%) Java 8
13 41 (2.33%) Kotlin
14 38 (2.16%) Ruby
15 34 (1.93%) Scala
16 33 (1.88%) Shell Script
17 31 (1.76%) Groovy
17 31 (1.76%) PL/SQL
18 25 (1.42%) Java 11
19 22 (1.25%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 237 (13.47%) Degree
2 102 (5.80%) Security Cleared
3 68 (3.87%) SC Cleared
4 47 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 29 (1.65%) DV Cleared
6 28 (1.59%) GIAC
6 28 (1.59%) RHCE
7 26 (1.48%) Master's Degree
8 25 (1.42%) PMI Certification
9 20 (1.14%) AWS Certification
9 20 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 18 (1.02%) ISEB
10 18 (1.02%) ISTQB
11 16 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 10 (0.57%) HND
13 7 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (0.40%) PMP
14 5 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
14 5 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 5 (0.28%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 200 (11.37%) QA
2 54 (3.07%) PMO
3 43 (2.44%) Accessibility
4 26 (1.48%) GDPR
5 16 (0.91%) SLA
6 10 (0.57%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.34%) GRC
8 4 (0.23%) WCAG
9 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.17%) MiFID
9 3 (0.17%) NIST
10 2 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.11%) ISO 20022
10 2 (0.11%) SEPA
11 1 (0.057%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.057%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.057%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 17025
11 1 (0.057%) PMBOK
System Software
1 462 (26.26%) Docker
2 119 (6.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 91 (5.17%) Active Directory
4 76 (4.32%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (0.91%) VirtualBox
7 14 (0.80%) iptables
8 10 (0.57%) vSphere
9 9 (0.51%) Hyper-V
10 6 (0.34%) XenApp
11 5 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (0.23%) Xen
13 2 (0.11%) Firmware
13 2 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.057%) GlusterFS
14 1 (0.057%) KVM
14 1 (0.057%) NFS
Systems Management
1 262 (14.89%) Ansible
2 243 (13.81%) Kubernetes
3 132 (7.50%) Terraform
4 130 (7.39%) Puppet
5 35 (1.99%) Microsoft Intune
6 24 (1.36%) Kibana
7 23 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
8 21 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
9 15 (0.85%) Grafana
9 15 (0.85%) Prometheus
10 12 (0.68%) Istio
11 10 (0.57%) Packer
12 9 (0.51%) logstash
13 8 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
13 8 (0.45%) ZABBIX
14 7 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
15 6 (0.34%) Nessus
16 5 (0.28%) Bacula
16 5 (0.28%) Bareos
16 5 (0.28%) yum
Vendors
1 327 (18.59%) Microsoft
2 288 (16.37%) Atlassian
3 194 (11.03%) Oracle
4 123 (6.99%) VMware
5 111 (6.31%) Google
6 98 (5.57%) Red Hat
7 64 (3.64%) IBM
8 49 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
9 46 (2.62%) SAP
10 31 (1.76%) HP
11 28 (1.59%) Elastic Path
11 28 (1.59%) Solace
12 24 (1.36%) ServiceNow
13 23 (1.31%) hybris
14 21 (1.19%) Sitecore
15 16 (0.91%) Adobe
15 16 (0.91%) AppDynamics
15 16 (0.91%) Splunk
16 15 (0.85%) BT
17 12 (0.68%) Cloudera