Period
to 25 April 2018

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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
UK
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 290 387 525
Rank change year-on-year +97 +138 +231
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 1,949 1,363 1,069
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.10% 0.80% 0.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.61% 4.52% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,430 1,108 856
UK median annual salary £53,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.73% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +17.65%

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 29,469 30,136 38,766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.66% 17.71% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 24,133 25,031 32,632
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Confluence in the UK

Confluence
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Confluence.

Salary trend for Confluence in the UK

Confluence
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Confluence over the 6 months to 25 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Confluence in the UK

Confluence
Top 16 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 25 April 2018. 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 +90 1,871 £55,000 - 261
UK excluding London +145 1,049 £47,500 - 152
London +39 879 £62,500 +4.17% 124
South East +106 356 £47,500 -5.00% 36
North of England +57 228 £45,000 +4.65% 39
South West +36 159 £45,500 +7.06% 28
North West +53 151 £50,000 +13.64% 16
Midlands +110 147 £47,500 +11.76% 16
West Midlands +85 110 £44,000 +3.53% 8
East of England -22 104 £50,000 - 18
Yorkshire +6 64 £41,500 -3.49% 22
Scotland +5 51 £53,250 -3.18% 11
East Midlands +30 37 £47,500 -5.00% 7
North East -6 13 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Wales +4 3 £25,000 -41.18% 3
Northern Ireland - 2 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, 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 1,841 (94.46%) JIRA
2 1,463 (75.06%) Agile Software Development
3 778 (39.92%) Java
4 757 (38.84%) Scrum
5 619 (31.76%) Jenkins
6 561 (28.78%) SQL
7 525 (26.94%) DevOps
8 512 (26.27%) Linux
9 502 (25.76%) Finance
10 493 (25.30%) Git (software)
11 489 (25.09%) Test Automation
12 488 (25.04%) JavaScript
13 411 (21.09%) Amazon AWS
14 383 (19.65%) HTML
15 373 (19.14%) TDD
16 354 (18.16%) Continuous Integration
17 339 (17.39%) QA
18 329 (16.88%) BDD
19 326 (16.73%) C#
19 326 (16.73%) Python
20 314 (16.11%) Web Services
20 314 (16.11%) Selenium
21 308 (15.80%) SDLC
22 288 (14.78%) REST
23 285 (14.62%) Windows
24 276 (14.16%) Atlassian
25 275 (14.11%) .NET
26 274 (14.06%) Kanban
27 267 (13.70%) Maven
28 266 (13.65%) Oracle

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
1 134 (6.88%) Tomcat
2 113 (5.80%) Apache
3 99 (5.08%) IIS
4 85 (4.36%) CMS
5 74 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
6 54 (2.77%) WebSphere
7 51 (2.62%) OpenStack
8 47 (2.41%) JBoss
9 43 (2.21%) Mule
10 41 (2.10%) Cloud Foundry
11 38 (1.95%) nginx
12 32 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 29 (1.49%) SharePoint
14 26 (1.33%) Apache Spark
15 24 (1.23%) WebLogic
16 19 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
17 17 (0.87%) WordPress
18 15 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
19 14 (0.72%) Umbraco
20 13 (0.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 52 (2.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 51 (2.62%) Microsoft Office
3 42 (2.15%) MS Visio
4 33 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
5 17 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 13 (0.67%) HipChat
7 4 (0.21%) InVision
7 4 (0.21%) UserZoom
8 3 (0.15%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.051%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.051%) Autodesk Inventor
10 1 (0.051%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 18 (0.92%) Payment Gateway
2 17 (0.87%) SAP Hybris
3 16 (0.82%) MetaTrader
4 12 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.46%) SAP CRM
6 8 (0.41%) Documaker
6 8 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.36%) Distributed Ledger
7 7 (0.36%) R3 Corda
8 6 (0.31%) Workfront
9 5 (0.26%) Infor CRM
9 5 (0.26%) NetSuite
10 4 (0.21%) Markit EDM
10 4 (0.21%) Sage CRM
10 4 (0.21%) SAP IS-U
10 4 (0.21%) thinkFolio
11 2 (0.10%) Advent Moxy
11 2 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.10%) Magento
11 2 (0.10%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 411 (21.09%) Amazon AWS
2 241 (12.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (5.34%) GitHub
4 95 (4.87%) Slack
5 93 (4.77%) IaaS
6 89 (4.57%) Amazon EC2
7 78 (4.00%) PaaS
7 78 (4.00%) SaaS
8 69 (3.54%) Amazon S3
9 63 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
10 59 (3.03%) Amazon SQS
11 54 (2.77%) Azure Active Directory
12 49 (2.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 26 (1.33%) Trello
14 25 (1.28%) Office 365
15 24 (1.23%) OpenShift
16 23 (1.18%) NuGet
17 20 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
18 16 (0.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 12 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 71 (3.64%) HTTP
2 64 (3.28%) DNS
3 57 (2.92%) VPN
4 53 (2.72%) Internet
5 49 (2.51%) SSL
6 48 (2.46%) TCP/IP
7 45 (2.31%) Firewall
8 35 (1.80%) DHCP
9 23 (1.18%) SSH
10 21 (1.08%) NetScaler
11 20 (1.03%) SAN
12 18 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
13 17 (0.87%) SNMP
14 16 (0.82%) Cisco IOS
14 16 (0.82%) SMTP
15 15 (0.77%) Bluetooth
15 15 (0.77%) ZigBee
16 14 (0.72%) 3GPP
16 14 (0.72%) 802.11
16 14 (0.72%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (13.24%) SQL Server
2 207 (10.62%) MySQL
3 143 (7.34%) NoSQL
4 118 (6.05%) MongoDB
5 105 (5.39%) PostgreSQL
6 100 (5.13%) Relational Database
7 61 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
7 61 (3.13%) Oracle Database
8 56 (2.87%) Big Data
9 50 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
10 43 (2.21%) Hadoop
11 40 (2.05%) Neo4j
12 39 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 38 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
14 34 (1.74%) Blockchain
14 34 (1.74%) DB2
14 34 (1.74%) RDBMS
15 31 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 24 (1.23%) Amazon Redshift
17 22 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1,841 (94.46%) JIRA
2 619 (31.76%) Jenkins
3 493 (25.30%) Git (software)
4 314 (16.11%) Selenium
5 267 (13.70%) Maven
6 231 (11.85%) TeamCity
7 210 (10.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 194 (9.95%) Bitbucket
8 194 (9.95%) Cucumber
9 185 (9.49%) Subversion
10 168 (8.62%) JUnit
11 126 (6.46%) Octopus Deploy
12 125 (6.41%) Sonatype Nexus
13 90 (4.62%) WebDriver
14 82 (4.21%) SoapUI
15 80 (4.10%) SonarQube
16 63 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
17 58 (2.98%) IntelliJ
18 56 (2.87%) Visual Studio
19 55 (2.82%) JMeter
General
1 502 (25.76%) Finance
2 178 (9.13%) Banking
3 110 (5.64%) Retail
4 92 (4.72%) Marketing
5 51 (2.62%) Investment Banking
6 40 (2.05%) Games
6 40 (2.05%) Publishing
7 39 (2.00%) Law
8 34 (1.74%) Telecoms
9 26 (1.33%) Legal
9 26 (1.33%) Manufacturing
10 23 (1.18%) Advertising
11 13 (0.67%) Electronics
11 13 (0.67%) Front Office
12 12 (0.62%) Automotive
13 10 (0.51%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.36%) Back Office
16 5 (0.26%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.21%) German Language
Job Titles
1 512 (26.27%) Developer
2 336 (17.24%) Analyst
3 204 (10.47%) Java Developer
4 167 (8.57%) DevOps Engineer
5 159 (8.16%) Business Analyst
6 115 (5.90%) Test Analyst
7 112 (5.75%) Software Engineer
8 105 (5.39%) Scrum Master
9 94 (4.82%) Software Developer
10 89 (4.57%) Senior Developer
11 87 (4.46%) Tester
12 84 (4.31%) QA Engineer
13 79 (4.05%) Senior Analyst
14 77 (3.95%) Project Manager
15 70 (3.59%) Test Engineer
16 62 (3.18%) Automation Tester
17 61 (3.13%) Automation Test Analyst
18 60 (3.08%) Architect
19 56 (2.87%) .NET Developer
20 52 (2.67%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 383 (19.65%) HTML
2 314 (16.11%) Web Services
3 288 (14.78%) REST
4 275 (14.11%) .NET
5 249 (12.78%) CSS
6 240 (12.31%) AngularJS
7 236 (12.11%) Spring
8 150 (7.70%) RESTful
9 148 (7.59%) JSON
10 145 (7.44%) XML
11 135 (6.93%) HTML5
12 133 (6.82%) Node.js
13 123 (6.31%) SOAP
14 110 (5.64%) React
15 101 (5.18%) Hibernate
16 100 (5.13%) ASP.NET
16 100 (5.13%) Spring Boot
17 98 (5.03%) jQuery
18 90 (4.62%) CSS3
19 73 (3.75%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 135 (6.93%) User Experience
2 130 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 129 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
4 88 (4.52%) Fintech
5 82 (4.21%) Computer Science
5 82 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
6 55 (2.82%) Private Cloud
7 53 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
8 49 (2.51%) Linux Command Line
9 40 (2.05%) Wiki
10 28 (1.44%) Virtual Team
11 25 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 24 (1.23%) Management Information System
13 22 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
14 21 (1.08%) Data Centre
14 21 (1.08%) Public Cloud
15 19 (0.97%) Clustering
15 19 (0.97%) Replication
16 18 (0.92%) Equities
17 17 (0.87%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 512 (26.27%) Linux
2 285 (14.62%) Windows
3 153 (7.85%) Unix
4 93 (4.77%) Windows Server
5 73 (3.75%) CentOS
6 61 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 58 (2.98%) Android
8 50 (2.57%) Apple iOS
9 34 (1.74%) Debian
10 33 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 26 (1.33%) Ubuntu
12 15 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (0.72%) FreeRTOS
13 14 (0.72%) Solaris
13 14 (0.72%) ThreadX
14 11 (0.56%) Windows 7
15 10 (0.51%) Windows 10
16 9 (0.46%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.26%) Windows 8
18 4 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,463 (75.06%) Agile Software Development
2 757 (38.84%) Scrum
3 525 (26.94%) DevOps
4 489 (25.09%) Test Automation
5 373 (19.14%) TDD
6 354 (18.16%) Continuous Integration
7 329 (16.88%) BDD
8 308 (15.80%) SDLC
9 274 (14.06%) Kanban
10 209 (10.72%) Project Management
11 206 (10.57%) Software Engineering
12 198 (10.16%) Waterfall
13 188 (9.65%) Problem-Solving
14 175 (8.98%) Microservices
15 166 (8.52%) Stakeholder Management
16 165 (8.47%) Coaching
17 160 (8.21%) User Stories
18 158 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
19 147 (7.54%) MVC
20 144 (7.39%) OO
Programming Languages
1 778 (39.92%) Java
2 561 (28.78%) SQL
3 488 (25.04%) JavaScript
4 326 (16.73%) C#
4 326 (16.73%) Python
5 172 (8.83%) PHP
6 138 (7.08%) Bash Shell
7 128 (6.57%) PowerShell
8 109 (5.59%) Ruby
9 107 (5.49%) C
10 106 (5.44%) Perl
11 99 (5.08%) C++
12 92 (4.72%) Java 8
13 62 (3.18%) Scala
14 56 (2.87%) Shell Script
15 53 (2.72%) VBA
16 49 (2.51%) PL/SQL
16 49 (2.51%) T-SQL
16 49 (2.51%) VB.NET
17 46 (2.36%) ES6
Qualifications
1 185 (9.49%) Degree
2 134 (6.88%) Security Cleared
3 107 (5.49%) ISTQB
4 57 (2.92%) DV Cleared
5 52 (2.67%) ISEB
6 39 (2.00%) SC Cleared
7 32 (1.64%) PMI Certification
7 32 (1.64%) PMP
8 28 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
9 22 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 19 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (0.62%) AWS Certification
11 12 (0.62%) CBAP
11 12 (0.62%) MCSE
12 11 (0.56%) Sun Certification
13 9 (0.46%) MCP
14 8 (0.41%) IIBA
14 8 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 7 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.36%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 339 (17.39%) QA
2 23 (1.18%) SLA
3 15 (0.77%) PMO
4 13 (0.67%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.31%) GDPR
5 6 (0.31%) IFRS
5 6 (0.31%) IFRS 9
6 5 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.21%) GCP
7 4 (0.21%) ISO 13485
8 3 (0.15%) WCAG
9 2 (0.10%) WAI
10 1 (0.051%) GMP
10 1 (0.051%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.051%) SEPA
System Software
1 264 (13.55%) Docker
2 94 (4.82%) Active Directory
3 79 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 53 (2.72%) Virtual Machines
5 33 (1.69%) Hyper-V
6 18 (0.92%) VirtualBox
7 15 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (0.56%) Firmware
8 11 (0.56%) vSphere
9 9 (0.46%) Postfix
9 9 (0.46%) Samba
10 8 (0.41%) BIND 9
10 8 (0.41%) Kamailio
11 5 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 5 (0.26%) HDFS
12 4 (0.21%) Apache Flume
12 4 (0.21%) GlusterFS
13 3 (0.15%) ACF2
13 3 (0.15%) Varnish
13 3 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 238 (12.21%) Puppet
2 219 (11.24%) Ansible
3 119 (6.11%) Opscode Chef
4 82 (4.21%) Kubernetes
5 63 (3.23%) Nagios
5 63 (3.23%) Terraform
6 53 (2.72%) Kibana
7 32 (1.64%) logstash
8 29 (1.49%) HP ALM
9 20 (1.03%) Icinga
10 16 (0.82%) Perfmon
10 16 (0.82%) Salt
11 15 (0.77%) HAProxy
12 14 (0.72%) Packer
12 14 (0.72%) SCCM
12 14 (0.72%) ZABBIX
13 12 (0.62%) Control-M
14 11 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
15 10 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 9 (0.46%) Rancher
Vendors
1 276 (14.16%) Atlassian
2 266 (13.65%) Oracle
3 184 (9.44%) Microsoft
4 108 (5.54%) VMware
5 82 (4.21%) Splunk
6 78 (4.00%) HP
7 74 (3.80%) AppDynamics
8 73 (3.75%) Red Hat
9 68 (3.49%) New Relic
10 57 (2.92%) Google
11 54 (2.77%) Salesforce.com
12 53 (2.72%) IBM
13 52 (2.67%) SAP
14 44 (2.26%) Trend Micro
15 42 (2.15%) Citrix
16 36 (1.85%) WorldPay
17 32 (1.64%) Cisco
18 31 (1.59%) hybris
19 29 (1.49%) CA Agile Central
19 29 (1.49%) Veeam