Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 333 455 619
Rank change year-on-year +122 +164 +97
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 1711 1245 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.96% 0.66% 0.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.46% 3.59% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1250 1077 668
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,826 £36,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £49,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year -7.07% +5.32% +17.50%

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 31325 34662 41321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.51% 18.25% 18.86%
Number of salaries quoted 25300 29280 34405
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +109 1640 £55,000 - 93
London +66 914 £60,000 - 36
UK excluding London +136 785 £46,000 -7.07% 61
South East +108 228 £50,000 - 13
North of England +49 186 £45,000 -14.29% 27
Midlands +140 138 £40,000 -10.59% 4
South West +6 125 £47,500 -5.00% 7
North West +21 104 £46,500 +3.33% 15
West Midlands +104 102 £37,500 -16.18% 4
Yorkshire +36 74 £42,500 -22.73% 6
Scotland +31 50 £52,500 +23.53% 3
East of England -45 49 £42,500 -5.56% 6
East Midlands +68 36 £52,500 +16.67%
North East +13 8 £39,669 -11.33% 6
Wales +18 5 £37,500 -16.67% 1
Northern Ireland -23 5 £12,500 -68.75%

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Confluence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Confluence.

1 1637 (95.68%) JIRA
2 1178 (68.85%) Agile Software Development
3 727 (42.49%) Java
4 606 (35.42%) Scrum
5 509 (29.75%) Jenkins
6 461 (26.94%) Git (software)
7 450 (26.30%) SQL
8 448 (26.18%) Linux
9 442 (25.83%) Continuous Integration
9 442 (25.83%) DevOps
10 427 (24.96%) Finance
11 394 (23.03%) Python
12 383 (22.38%) TDD
13 341 (19.93%) Test Automation
14 339 (19.81%) Amazon AWS
15 316 (18.47%) JavaScript
16 307 (17.94%) Atlassian
17 299 (17.48%) BDD
18 294 (17.18%) TeamCity
19 270 (15.78%) Degree
20 257 (15.02%) Windows
21 253 (14.79%) SDLC
22 252 (14.73%) HTML
22 252 (14.73%) Spring
23 239 (13.97%) Subversion
24 237 (13.85%) Puppet
25 233 (13.62%) .NET
25 233 (13.62%) Oracle
26 221 (12.92%) SQL Server
27 216 (12.62%) QA

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
1 187 (10.93%) Apache
2 154 (9.00%) Tomcat
3 80 (4.68%) IIS
4 59 (3.45%) CMS
4 59 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 50 (2.92%) Apache Spark
5 50 (2.92%) WebLogic
6 49 (2.86%) DataSynapse
6 49 (2.86%) JBoss
7 48 (2.81%) Elasticsearch
8 44 (2.57%) OpenStack
9 38 (2.22%) WebSphere
10 31 (1.81%) SharePoint
11 24 (1.40%) Mule
11 24 (1.40%) Mule ESB
12 22 (1.29%) Oracle Workflow
13 17 (0.99%) Apache Solr
13 17 (0.99%) nginx
14 13 (0.76%) NServiceBus
15 11 (0.64%) Anypoint
Applications
1 45 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
2 44 (2.57%) MS Visio
3 36 (2.10%) Microsoft Excel
4 18 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
5 15 (0.88%) HipChat
6 6 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.35%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (0.23%) Simulink
8 1 (0.058%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.058%) InDesign
8 1 (0.058%) Mingle
8 1 (0.058%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.058%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 30 (1.75%) Payment Gateway
2 26 (1.52%) Magento
3 24 (1.40%) SAP Hybris
4 22 (1.29%) Oracle BPM
5 17 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (0.47%) Global One
7 7 (0.41%) Workfront
8 4 (0.23%) MetaTrader
8 4 (0.23%) R3 Corda
9 3 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.18%) Exstream
9 3 (0.18%) ION MarketView
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 1 (0.058%) assyst
11 1 (0.058%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.058%) IntelliMatch
11 1 (0.058%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 339 (19.81%) Amazon AWS
2 207 (12.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 82 (4.79%) SaaS
4 72 (4.21%) PaaS
5 67 (3.92%) GitHub
6 63 (3.68%) IaaS
7 58 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
8 40 (2.34%) Azure Active Directory
9 34 (1.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 29 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 26 (1.52%) Amazon S3
11 26 (1.52%) Slack
12 24 (1.40%) OpenShift
13 23 (1.34%) AWS CloudFormation
14 20 (1.17%) Office 365
15 19 (1.11%) Trello
16 18 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
17 14 (0.82%) Amazon SQS
18 13 (0.76%) Amazon EMR
18 13 (0.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 62 (3.62%) DNS
1 62 (3.62%) Firewall
2 51 (2.98%) VPN
3 44 (2.57%) HTTP
4 39 (2.28%) Internet
5 37 (2.16%) SSL
6 36 (2.10%) DHCP
7 30 (1.75%) WAN
8 27 (1.58%) LDAP
9 23 (1.34%) DMZ
10 20 (1.17%) TCP/IP
11 17 (0.99%) ATM
12 15 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (0.70%) Broadband
13 12 (0.70%) VoIP
14 11 (0.64%) Kerberos
15 9 (0.53%) NetScaler
15 9 (0.53%) SNMP
16 8 (0.47%) SMTP
16 8 (0.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (12.92%) SQL Server
2 166 (9.70%) MySQL
3 142 (8.30%) NoSQL
4 130 (7.60%) Relational Database
5 120 (7.01%) PostgreSQL
6 108 (6.31%) Big Data
7 88 (5.14%) MongoDB
8 52 (3.04%) RDBMS
9 46 (2.69%) Hadoop
10 45 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
11 40 (2.34%) Oracle Database
12 33 (1.93%) Endeca
13 32 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
13 32 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
14 29 (1.69%) Oracle Database 12c
15 25 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
16 23 (1.34%) Redis
17 21 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
18 14 (0.82%) DB2
18 14 (0.82%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 1637 (95.68%) JIRA
2 509 (29.75%) Jenkins
3 461 (26.94%) Git (software)
4 294 (17.18%) TeamCity
5 239 (13.97%) Subversion
6 211 (12.33%) Cucumber
7 208 (12.16%) Selenium
8 192 (11.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 172 (10.05%) Maven
10 169 (9.88%) JUnit
11 137 (8.01%) Bitbucket
12 120 (7.01%) Octopus Deploy
13 94 (5.49%) JMeter
14 76 (4.44%) Mockito
15 73 (4.27%) JBehave
16 68 (3.97%) WebDriver
17 65 (3.80%) Sonatype Nexus
18 64 (3.74%) SpecFlow
19 61 (3.57%) IntelliJ
20 58 (3.39%) Eclipse
General
1 427 (24.96%) Finance
2 214 (12.51%) Banking
3 123 (7.19%) Retail
4 99 (5.79%) Marketing
5 94 (5.49%) Investment Banking
6 83 (4.85%) Telecoms
7 78 (4.56%) Retail Banking
8 69 (4.03%) Games
9 65 (3.80%) Front Office
10 40 (2.34%) Advertising
11 34 (1.99%) Electronics
12 33 (1.93%) Manufacturing
13 29 (1.69%) Back Office
14 24 (1.40%) Publishing
15 17 (0.99%) German Language
16 15 (0.88%) Law
17 11 (0.64%) Military
18 9 (0.53%) Automotive
18 9 (0.53%) Financial Institution
19 8 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 544 (31.79%) Developer
2 253 (14.79%) Analyst
3 235 (13.73%) Java Developer
4 172 (10.05%) DevOps Engineer
5 148 (8.65%) Business Analyst
6 146 (8.53%) Senior Developer
7 124 (7.25%) Tester
8 71 (4.15%) Software Engineer
9 65 (3.80%) Agile Business Analyst
9 65 (3.80%) Scrum Master
10 59 (3.45%) Automation Tester
11 58 (3.39%) Project Manager
12 55 (3.21%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 54 (3.16%) Developer in Test
14 53 (3.10%) Test Engineer
15 52 (3.04%) Lead Developer
15 52 (3.04%) Senior Java Developer
16 49 (2.86%) Team Leader
17 47 (2.75%) Linux Engineer
18 43 (2.51%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (14.73%) HTML
1 252 (14.73%) Spring
2 233 (13.62%) .NET
3 188 (10.99%) Web Services
4 178 (10.40%) AngularJS
5 177 (10.34%) CSS
6 176 (10.29%) XML
7 175 (10.23%) REST
8 151 (8.83%) RESTful
9 146 (8.53%) Hibernate
10 142 (8.30%) SOAP
11 129 (7.54%) JSON
12 96 (5.61%) Node.js
13 83 (4.85%) React
14 82 (4.79%) jQuery
15 72 (4.21%) J2EE
15 72 (4.21%) JMS
16 67 (3.92%) ASP.NET
17 64 (3.74%) Middleware
18 63 (3.68%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 156 (9.12%) Computer Science
2 140 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
3 93 (5.44%) iPad
4 90 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
5 87 (5.08%) User Experience
6 77 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
7 59 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 56 (3.27%) Mobile App
9 55 (3.21%) Data Centre
10 54 (3.16%) Derivative
11 46 (2.69%) Exotic Derivative
11 46 (2.69%) Market Risk
12 43 (2.51%) Management Information System
12 43 (2.51%) Wiki
13 31 (1.81%) Greenfield Project
14 30 (1.75%) Fintech
15 28 (1.64%) EPoS
16 23 (1.34%) Client/Server
16 23 (1.34%) Online Games
17 21 (1.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 448 (26.18%) Linux
2 257 (15.02%) Windows
3 147 (8.59%) Unix
4 92 (5.38%) Windows Server
5 63 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 61 (3.57%) CentOS
7 60 (3.51%) Android
8 58 (3.39%) Apple iOS
9 39 (2.28%) Ubuntu
10 30 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 26 (1.52%) Debian
12 25 (1.46%) Solaris
13 16 (0.94%) Fedora
14 14 (0.82%) Windows 7
15 13 (0.76%) Windows 10
16 8 (0.47%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.35%) Windows Vista
18 5 (0.29%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
19 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1178 (68.85%) Agile Software Development
2 606 (35.42%) Scrum
3 442 (25.83%) Continuous Integration
3 442 (25.83%) DevOps
4 383 (22.38%) TDD
5 341 (19.93%) Test Automation
6 299 (17.48%) BDD
7 253 (14.79%) SDLC
8 177 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
9 171 (9.99%) Kanban
10 168 (9.82%) E-Commerce
11 163 (9.53%) OO
12 155 (9.06%) MVC
13 151 (8.83%) User Stories
14 137 (8.01%) Release Management
15 136 (7.95%) Microservices
16 131 (7.66%) Software Engineering
17 130 (7.60%) SOA
18 125 (7.31%) Analytics
18 125 (7.31%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 727 (42.49%) Java
2 450 (26.30%) SQL
3 394 (23.03%) Python
4 316 (18.47%) JavaScript
5 198 (11.57%) C#
6 167 (9.76%) Ruby
7 146 (8.53%) PHP
8 125 (7.31%) PowerShell
9 112 (6.55%) Shell Script
10 97 (5.67%) Bash Shell
11 91 (5.32%) C++
12 90 (5.26%) C
13 67 (3.92%) Perl
14 58 (3.39%) Scala
15 36 (2.10%) Groovy
16 35 (2.05%) PL/SQL
17 29 (1.69%) T-SQL
18 20 (1.17%) VB.NET
19 19 (1.11%) ES6
19 19 (1.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 270 (15.78%) Degree
2 100 (5.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 94 (5.49%) Security Cleared
4 48 (2.81%) ISTQB
5 43 (2.51%) ISEB
6 28 (1.64%) DV Cleared
7 20 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 20 (1.17%) PMI Certification
8 19 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (1.05%) CBAP
10 14 (0.82%) Master's Degree
11 11 (0.64%) SC Cleared
12 10 (0.58%) AWS Certification
12 10 (0.58%) Postgraduate
13 8 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
14 7 (0.41%) IIBA
14 7 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (0.41%) MCSA
14 7 (0.41%) MCSE
15 6 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 216 (12.62%) QA
2 14 (0.82%) GDPR
3 9 (0.53%) SLA
4 6 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.29%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.23%) IEC 61508
6 4 (0.23%) IEC 62304
6 4 (0.23%) MiFID
7 3 (0.18%) GCP
7 3 (0.18%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.12%) EMIR
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.12%) PMO
8 2 (0.12%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.058%) HL7
System Software
1 209 (12.22%) Docker
2 94 (5.49%) Active Directory
3 39 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (2.10%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (0.64%) vSphere
7 9 (0.53%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 8 (0.47%) HDFS
8 8 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (0.47%) Postfix
9 7 (0.41%) BIND 9
9 7 (0.41%) Kamailio
10 5 (0.29%) KVM
10 5 (0.29%) XenApp
11 4 (0.23%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.23%) Xen
12 3 (0.18%) Dovecot
12 3 (0.18%) Firmware
12 3 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 237 (13.85%) Puppet
2 206 (12.04%) Ansible
3 102 (5.96%) Opscode Chef
4 91 (5.32%) Nagios
5 56 (3.27%) Terraform
6 48 (2.81%) Kubernetes
7 35 (2.05%) Icinga
8 28 (1.64%) Kibana
9 21 (1.23%) logstash
10 17 (0.99%) Control-M
11 14 (0.82%) Mesos
11 14 (0.82%) ZABBIX
12 13 (0.76%) HAProxy
13 11 (0.64%) Marathon
14 10 (0.58%) Cacti
14 10 (0.58%) CloudHub
15 9 (0.53%) Grafana
15 9 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
16 8 (0.47%) SCCM
17 7 (0.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 307 (17.94%) Atlassian
2 233 (13.62%) Oracle
3 184 (10.75%) Microsoft
4 81 (4.73%) IBM
5 79 (4.62%) Red Hat
6 77 (4.50%) Google
7 73 (4.27%) Splunk
8 61 (3.57%) SAP
9 59 (3.45%) hybris
10 52 (3.04%) VMware
11 38 (2.22%) HP
12 33 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
13 26 (1.52%) AppDynamics
13 26 (1.52%) New Relic
14 25 (1.46%) Zend
15 23 (1.34%) Cisco
16 21 (1.23%) Demandware
17 20 (1.17%) Citrix
17 20 (1.17%) Sybase
18 19 (1.11%) TIBCO