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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 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
UK
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 204 215 213
Rank change year-on-year +11 -2 +45
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 3,169 1,432 1,549
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.94% 1.56% 1.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.42% 11.44% 11.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,533 971 1,158
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £37,500
25th Percentile £48,662 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year - +8.70% +4.55%
75th Percentile £78,003 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £83,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 23,615 12,515 13,377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.49% 13.62% 14.39%
Number of salaries quoted 10,919 9,122 10,673
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £38,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +4.65%

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 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England +8 2,610 £62,500 - 211
London +2 1,594 £67,500 - 81
Work from Home +26 1,405 £60,000 -4.00% 88
UK excluding London +3 1,141 £55,000 - 145
North of England +47 332 £55,000 +4.76% 44
South East -6 256 £60,000 +4.35% 26
Midlands +7 192 £52,500 +13.51% 30
North West -17 181 £53,112 -8.43% 22
South West -56 152 £60,000 +4.35% 27
West Midlands +18 148 £55,000 +4.76% 25
Yorkshire +55 137 £55,000 +10.55% 13
Scotland +3 117 £60,000 +4.35% 9
East of England -84 53 £50,000 -23.08% 1
East Midlands -13 44 £50,000 +17.65% 5
Wales -20 38 £59,500 +19.00% 8
North East -4 14 £52,500 +16.67% 9
Northern Ireland -14 5 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 3,038 (95.87%) JIRA
2 2,402 (75.80%) Agile
3 1,079 (34.05%) Scrum
4 992 (31.30%) DevOps
5 976 (30.80%) Finance
6 957 (30.20%) Social Skills
7 892 (28.15%) Git (software)
8 772 (24.36%) AWS
9 753 (23.76%) Software Engineering
10 727 (22.94%) CI/CD
11 712 (22.47%) JavaScript
12 689 (21.74%) Jenkins
13 655 (20.67%) Docker
14 650 (20.51%) Python
15 646 (20.38%) Java
16 634 (20.01%) Test Automation
17 619 (19.53%) Azure
18 614 (19.38%) SQL
19 570 (17.99%) Kubernetes
20 559 (17.64%) Problem-Solving
21 525 (16.57%) Atlassian
22 494 (15.59%) React
23 489 (15.43%) Linux
24 487 (15.37%) User Experience
25 474 (14.96%) Microservices
26 457 (14.42%) User Stories
27 451 (14.23%) QA
28 424 (13.38%) GitHub
29 418 (13.19%) Kanban
30 417 (13.16%) 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
1 129 (4.07%) SharePoint
2 107 (3.38%) CMS
3 81 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
4 79 (2.49%) Apache
5 34 (1.07%) WordPress
6 32 (1.01%) Strapi
7 29 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
8 24 (0.76%) Apache Spark
9 18 (0.57%) WebSphere
10 17 (0.54%) GlassFish
10 17 (0.54%) JBoss
10 17 (0.54%) nginx
10 17 (0.54%) WebLogic
11 16 (0.50%) MS Exchange
12 15 (0.47%) Apache Airflow
12 15 (0.47%) IIS
13 14 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 14 (0.44%) Headless CMS
14 13 (0.41%) Commerce Server
14 13 (0.41%) Jupyter
Applications
1 109 (3.44%) Microsoft Office
2 107 (3.38%) MS Visio
3 96 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
4 71 (2.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 34 (1.07%) Sketch
6 22 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
7 19 (0.60%) Photoshop
8 17 (0.54%) InVision
9 16 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 16 (0.50%) Adobe XD
10 9 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
11 6 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
11 6 (0.19%) Maya
12 5 (0.16%) CATIA
12 5 (0.16%) Chatbot
12 5 (0.16%) Windchill
12 5 (0.16%) Zeplin
13 4 (0.13%) FileZilla
14 2 (0.063%) Adobe After Effects
14 2 (0.063%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 20 (0.63%) Shopify
2 13 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
3 10 (0.32%) Line 50
3 10 (0.32%) Sage 200
3 10 (0.32%) Sentinel
4 7 (0.22%) Magento
5 6 (0.19%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 4 (0.13%) ENOVIA
6 4 (0.13%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.095%) SAP BPC
7 3 (0.095%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.095%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.095%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.063%) assyst
8 2 (0.063%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.063%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.032%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.032%) SAP R/3
9 1 (0.032%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 772 (24.36%) AWS
2 619 (19.53%) Azure
3 424 (13.38%) GitHub
4 259 (8.17%) Serverless
5 221 (6.97%) GCP
6 220 (6.94%) SaaS
7 149 (4.70%) AWS Lambda
8 145 (4.58%) Slack
9 104 (3.28%) PaaS
10 103 (3.25%) Trello
11 98 (3.09%) AWS CloudFormation
12 86 (2.71%) Amazon SQS
13 85 (2.68%) Amazon S3
14 80 (2.52%) IaaS
15 67 (2.11%) Amazon EKS
16 66 (2.08%) CloudFront
16 66 (2.08%) Miro
17 57 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
18 56 (1.77%) Power Platform
19 53 (1.67%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 75 (2.37%) HTTP
2 65 (2.05%) Firewall
3 59 (1.86%) TCP/IP
4 57 (1.80%) DHCP
4 57 (1.80%) SSL
5 55 (1.74%) Internet
6 42 (1.33%) DNS
7 41 (1.29%) Wireshark
8 39 (1.23%) tcpdump
9 36 (1.14%) IMAP
10 32 (1.01%) VPN
11 26 (0.82%) OSPF
12 21 (0.66%) FTP
13 20 (0.63%) WAN
14 19 (0.60%) Modbus
15 18 (0.57%) BGP
15 18 (0.57%) Cisco IOS
16 17 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
17 16 (0.50%) DMVPN
17 16 (0.50%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (7.79%) PostgreSQL
2 237 (7.48%) MySQL
3 211 (6.66%) SQL Server
4 171 (5.40%) NoSQL
5 132 (4.17%) Relational Database
6 113 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
7 109 (3.44%) Big Data
8 104 (3.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 102 (3.22%) MongoDB
10 85 (2.68%) Redis
11 44 (1.39%) Power BI
12 40 (1.26%) Data Lake
13 38 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
14 36 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 32 (1.01%) Metadata
16 28 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
17 26 (0.82%) Oracle Database
18 19 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
18 19 (0.60%) BigQuery
19 17 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3,038 (95.87%) JIRA
2 892 (28.15%) Git (software)
3 689 (21.74%) Jenkins
4 290 (9.15%) Bitbucket
5 251 (7.92%) GitLab
6 201 (6.34%) Cucumber
7 171 (5.40%) Selenium
8 148 (4.67%) Cypress.io
9 139 (4.39%) Postman
10 113 (3.57%) SonarQube
11 98 (3.09%) JMeter
12 83 (2.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 78 (2.46%) JUnit
14 71 (2.24%) Maven
15 64 (2.02%) Sonatype Nexus
15 64 (2.02%) TestRail
15 64 (2.02%) webpack
16 63 (1.99%) Subversion
17 61 (1.92%) LoadRunner
18 60 (1.89%) Artifactory
General
1 976 (30.80%) Finance
2 957 (30.20%) Social Skills
3 403 (12.72%) Analytical Skills
4 372 (11.74%) Banking
5 233 (7.35%) Retail
6 201 (6.34%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 190 (6.00%) Marketing
8 131 (4.13%) Public Sector
9 117 (3.69%) Games
10 107 (3.38%) Organisational Skills
11 103 (3.25%) Influencing Skills
12 99 (3.12%) Presentation Skills
13 94 (2.97%) Legal
14 68 (2.15%) Law
15 59 (1.86%) Advertising
16 57 (1.80%) Financial Institution
17 38 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
18 36 (1.14%) Back Office
19 35 (1.10%) Electronics
19 35 (1.10%) Police
Job Titles
1 632 (19.94%) Developer
2 438 (13.82%) Analyst
3 321 (10.13%) Software Engineer
4 243 (7.67%) Business Analyst
5 147 (4.64%) Senior Developer
6 144 (4.54%) DevOps Engineer
7 139 (4.39%) Product Owner
8 136 (4.29%) Scrum Master
9 123 (3.88%) Product Manager
10 110 (3.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 110 (3.47%) Project Manager
11 106 (3.34%) Java Developer
12 100 (3.16%) Full Stack Developer
13 98 (3.09%) Test Engineer
14 95 (3.00%) QA Engineer
15 94 (2.97%) Senior Software Engineer
16 90 (2.84%) Senior Manager
17 76 (2.40%) Cloud Engineer
18 75 (2.37%) Architect
19 68 (2.15%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 494 (15.59%) React
2 417 (13.16%) CSS
3 407 (12.84%) HTML
4 375 (11.83%) Node.js
5 275 (8.68%) REST
6 235 (7.42%) .NET
7 233 (7.35%) Spring
8 189 (5.96%) RESTful
9 178 (5.62%) AngularJS
10 177 (5.59%) Kafka
11 174 (5.49%) JSON
12 142 (4.48%) Spring Boot
12 142 (4.48%) Web Services
13 132 (4.17%) HTML5
14 129 (4.07%) GraphQL
15 116 (3.66%) Vue.js
15 116 (3.66%) XML
16 104 (3.28%) Jest
17 103 (3.25%) Sass
18 97 (3.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 487 (15.37%) User Experience
2 210 (6.63%) Self-Motivation
3 188 (5.93%) Mobile App
4 129 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
5 119 (3.76%) Cloud Native
6 118 (3.72%) Virtual Team
7 111 (3.50%) Management Information System
8 105 (3.31%) Public Cloud
9 74 (2.34%) Cyberattack
10 48 (1.51%) Blockchain
11 46 (1.45%) Cyber Defence
12 39 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
13 37 (1.17%) Online Banking
14 36 (1.14%) Cyberthreat
15 35 (1.10%) IoT
15 35 (1.10%) Legacy Systems
16 34 (1.07%) NHS
16 34 (1.07%) PropTech
17 33 (1.04%) Data Structures
17 33 (1.04%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 489 (15.43%) Linux
2 249 (7.86%) Windows
3 131 (4.13%) Android
4 117 (3.69%) Unix
5 80 (2.52%) Apple iOS
6 73 (2.30%) Windows Server
7 52 (1.64%) Ubuntu
8 35 (1.10%) Mac OS
9 34 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (0.66%) CentOS
11 20 (0.63%) FreeRTOS
12 16 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
13 11 (0.35%) Windows 10
13 11 (0.35%) Windows Server 2019
14 10 (0.32%) Debian
15 9 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (0.28%) Windows Server 2016
16 5 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
17 3 (0.095%) VMS
17 3 (0.095%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,402 (75.80%) Agile
2 1,079 (34.05%) Scrum
3 992 (31.30%) DevOps
4 753 (23.76%) Software Engineering
5 727 (22.94%) CI/CD
6 634 (20.01%) Test Automation
7 559 (17.64%) Problem-Solving
8 474 (14.96%) Microservices
9 457 (14.42%) User Stories
10 418 (13.19%) Kanban
11 400 (12.62%) Stakeholder Management
12 394 (12.43%) SDLC
13 391 (12.34%) Project Management
14 377 (11.90%) Mentoring
15 324 (10.22%) Coaching
16 321 (10.13%) Analytics
17 308 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
18 306 (9.66%) Full Stack Development
19 305 (9.62%) BDD
20 292 (9.21%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 712 (22.47%) JavaScript
2 650 (20.51%) Python
3 646 (20.38%) Java
4 614 (19.38%) SQL
5 284 (8.96%) C#
6 216 (6.82%) TypeScript
7 147 (4.64%) Bash
8 141 (4.45%) C++
9 122 (3.85%) PHP
10 120 (3.79%) PowerShell
11 117 (3.69%) Shell Script
12 111 (3.50%) C
13 100 (3.16%) Kotlin
14 98 (3.09%) Ruby
15 86 (2.71%) ES6
16 74 (2.34%) Go
17 25 (0.79%) Groovy
17 25 (0.79%) T-SQL
18 24 (0.76%) Scala
19 22 (0.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 368 (11.61%) Degree
2 234 (7.38%) Security Cleared
3 171 (5.40%) SC Cleared
4 103 (3.25%) ISTQB
5 96 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
6 57 (1.80%) Master's Degree
7 55 (1.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 45 (1.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 45 (1.42%) PMI Certification
9 26 (0.82%) DV Cleared
9 26 (0.82%) ISEB
10 24 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
11 23 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
12 21 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
13 19 (0.60%) CSPO
14 18 (0.57%) CCNP
15 16 (0.50%) Chartered Engineer
15 16 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 15 (0.47%) IIBA
16 15 (0.47%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 451 (14.23%) QA
2 101 (3.19%) Accessibility
3 48 (1.51%) Data Quality
4 35 (1.10%) PMO
5 30 (0.95%) SLA
6 28 (0.88%) GDPR
7 21 (0.66%) WCAG
8 14 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 13 (0.41%) ISO 20022
10 11 (0.35%) MiFID
11 6 (0.19%) COBIT
11 6 (0.19%) IEC 62304
11 6 (0.19%) ISO 13485
11 6 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 6 (0.19%) NCSC
12 5 (0.16%) JTAG
12 5 (0.16%) Solvency II
13 4 (0.13%) Def Stans
14 3 (0.095%) NIST
14 3 (0.095%) SEPA
System Software
1 655 (20.67%) Docker
2 66 (2.08%) Active Directory
3 47 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (0.66%) Firmware
5 16 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (0.32%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.25%) vSphere
9 3 (0.095%) HDFS
9 3 (0.095%) Openswan
10 2 (0.063%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.032%) KVM
11 1 (0.032%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 570 (17.99%) Kubernetes
2 328 (10.35%) Terraform
3 258 (8.14%) Ansible
4 81 (2.56%) Puppet
5 69 (2.18%) Prometheus
6 66 (2.08%) Grafana
7 64 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
8 59 (1.86%) Istio
9 40 (1.26%) HP ALM
10 39 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
11 23 (0.73%) Kibana
12 18 (0.57%) Nagios
13 17 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
14 16 (0.50%) Jamf Pro
14 16 (0.50%) Opsgenie
14 16 (0.50%) SCCM
14 16 (0.50%) vCenter Server
15 14 (0.44%) logstash
15 14 (0.44%) Packer
15 14 (0.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 525 (16.57%) Atlassian
2 282 (8.90%) Microsoft
3 219 (6.91%) Oracle
4 183 (5.77%) Google
5 122 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
6 103 (3.25%) ServiceNow
7 67 (2.11%) HP
7 67 (2.11%) SAP
8 64 (2.02%) VMware
9 55 (1.74%) Splunk
10 53 (1.67%) Adobe
11 47 (1.48%) Apple
12 46 (1.45%) Red Hat
13 35 (1.10%) CA Agile Central
14 33 (1.04%) IBM
14 33 (1.04%) LexisNexis
15 31 (0.98%) AppDynamics
15 31 (0.98%) Mapbox
16 30 (0.95%) New Relic
17 29 (0.92%) PayPal