Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 338 460 681
Rank change year-on-year +122 +221 +64
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 1674 1241 771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.95% 0.64% 0.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.32% 3.45% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1262 1107 599
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +12.50%

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 31462 35953 41912
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.83% 18.48% 19.10%
Number of salaries quoted 25209 30509 34863
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 £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +2.56%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +116 1619 £52,500 -4.55% 123
London +75 929 £60,000 - 56
UK excluding London +150 729 £47,500 -5.00% 73
South East +137 209 £50,000 +2.56% 18
North of England +19 182 £43,000 -21.82% 20
South West +57 142 £47,500 -5.00% 10
North West +30 98 £45,000 -18.18% 9
Midlands +94 91 £45,000 +0.59% 15
Yorkshire +16 82 £37,500 -31.82% 7
East of England -17 66 £50,000 -6.10% 4
West Midlands +63 60 £37,500 -14.03% 12
East Midlands +53 30 £52,500 +16.67% 3
Scotland -4 29 £52,500 +23.53% 6
Wales +10 6 £37,500 -25.00%
Northern Ireland -21 4 £12,500 -68.75%
North East +13 2 £39,500 -11.71% 4

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 1582 (94.50%) JIRA
2 1139 (68.04%) Agile Software Development
3 696 (41.58%) Java
4 620 (37.04%) Scrum
5 512 (30.59%) Jenkins
6 480 (28.67%) Linux
7 475 (28.38%) Git (software)
8 454 (27.12%) SQL
9 446 (26.64%) Finance
10 426 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
11 420 (25.09%) DevOps
12 382 (22.82%) TDD
13 351 (20.97%) Python
14 306 (18.28%) Amazon AWS
15 298 (17.80%) Test Automation
16 293 (17.50%) BDD
17 290 (17.32%) JavaScript
18 280 (16.73%) Atlassian
19 258 (15.41%) HTML
20 253 (15.11%) Windows
21 251 (14.99%) Spring
21 251 (14.99%) TeamCity
22 241 (14.40%) Degree
23 240 (14.34%) SQL Server
24 226 (13.50%) CSS
25 225 (13.44%) SDLC
26 207 (12.37%) .NET
27 205 (12.25%) Subversion
28 203 (12.13%) MVC
29 200 (11.95%) C#

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
1 186 (11.11%) Apache
2 145 (8.66%) Tomcat
3 88 (5.26%) CMS
4 56 (3.35%) IIS
5 54 (3.23%) WebLogic
6 52 (3.11%) Apache Spark
7 50 (2.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 47 (2.81%) DataSynapse
9 44 (2.63%) JBoss
10 43 (2.57%) OpenStack
11 40 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
12 32 (1.91%) Mule
12 32 (1.91%) SharePoint
13 31 (1.85%) Mule ESB
13 31 (1.85%) WebSphere
14 22 (1.31%) Oracle Workflow
15 21 (1.25%) Apache Solr
16 18 (1.08%) GlassFish
17 16 (0.96%) Drupal
18 14 (0.84%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 40 (2.39%) MS Visio
2 35 (2.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (2.09%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (1.02%) HipChat
4 14 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
6 4 (0.24%) Simulink
7 3 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.12%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.060%) InDesign
9 1 (0.060%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 33 (1.97%) SAP Hybris
2 27 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
3 26 (1.55%) Magento
4 21 (1.25%) Payment Gateway
5 17 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (0.48%) Global One
7 6 (0.36%) IntelliMatch
8 5 (0.30%) Markit EDM
8 5 (0.30%) thinkFolio
9 3 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.12%) Exstream
10 2 (0.12%) ION MarketView
10 2 (0.12%) R3 Corda
10 2 (0.12%) WebTrends
11 1 (0.060%) Eloqua
11 1 (0.060%) Oracle CRM
11 1 (0.060%) Radian6
11 1 (0.060%) RMDS
11 1 (0.060%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 1 (0.060%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 306 (18.28%) Amazon AWS
2 193 (11.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 94 (5.62%) SaaS
4 68 (4.06%) GitHub
5 63 (3.76%) PaaS
6 58 (3.46%) Amazon EC2
7 48 (2.87%) IaaS
8 44 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
9 35 (2.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 30 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
11 26 (1.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 25 (1.49%) Amazon S3
13 19 (1.14%) Office 365
14 17 (1.02%) OpenShift
15 16 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
15 16 (0.96%) Slack
16 14 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
17 13 (0.78%) Amazon EMR
18 12 (0.72%) G Suite
18 12 (0.72%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 51 (3.05%) Firewall
2 50 (2.99%) Internet
3 45 (2.69%) HTTP
4 44 (2.63%) DNS
5 37 (2.21%) VPN
6 26 (1.55%) SSL
7 25 (1.49%) DHCP
7 25 (1.49%) LDAP
8 24 (1.43%) WAN
9 20 (1.19%) DMZ
10 16 (0.96%) ATM
11 11 (0.66%) TCP/IP
12 10 (0.60%) VoIP
13 7 (0.42%) FTP
13 7 (0.42%) PuTTY
14 6 (0.36%) AMQP
14 6 (0.36%) Intranet
14 6 (0.36%) Kerberos
14 6 (0.36%) LAN
14 6 (0.36%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (14.34%) SQL Server
2 150 (8.96%) MySQL
3 126 (7.53%) Relational Database
4 101 (6.03%) NoSQL
5 89 (5.32%) MongoDB
6 85 (5.08%) Big Data
7 67 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
8 56 (3.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 48 (2.87%) Endeca
10 45 (2.69%) Hadoop
11 44 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
11 44 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 43 (2.57%) Oracle Database
12 43 (2.57%) RDBMS
13 32 (1.91%) Oracle Database 12c
14 31 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
14 31 (1.85%) Sybase ASE
15 27 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
15 27 (1.61%) Redis
16 25 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1582 (94.50%) JIRA
2 512 (30.59%) Jenkins
3 475 (28.38%) Git (software)
4 251 (14.99%) TeamCity
5 205 (12.25%) Subversion
6 195 (11.65%) Cucumber
7 190 (11.35%) Selenium
8 185 (11.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 185 (11.05%) Bitbucket
9 171 (10.22%) JUnit
10 141 (8.42%) Maven
11 98 (5.85%) Octopus Deploy
12 90 (5.38%) Sonatype Nexus
13 82 (4.90%) JMeter
14 81 (4.84%) Mockito
15 66 (3.94%) JBehave
16 59 (3.52%) WebDriver
17 55 (3.29%) IntelliJ
17 55 (3.29%) SpecFlow
18 53 (3.17%) EasyMock
General
1 446 (26.64%) Finance
2 189 (11.29%) Retail
3 183 (10.93%) Banking
4 120 (7.17%) Marketing
5 94 (5.62%) Telecoms
6 92 (5.50%) Investment Banking
7 72 (4.30%) Retail Banking
8 64 (3.82%) Front Office
8 64 (3.82%) Games
9 53 (3.17%) Advertising
10 52 (3.11%) Electronics
11 51 (3.05%) Manufacturing
12 36 (2.15%) Back Office
13 25 (1.49%) Publishing
14 20 (1.19%) Law
15 19 (1.14%) German Language
16 12 (0.72%) Multimedia
17 8 (0.48%) Financial Institution
17 8 (0.48%) Military
18 7 (0.42%) Legal
Job Titles
1 531 (31.72%) Developer
2 242 (14.46%) Analyst
3 232 (13.86%) Java Developer
4 144 (8.60%) DevOps Engineer
5 139 (8.30%) Business Analyst
6 138 (8.24%) Senior Developer
7 85 (5.08%) Tester
8 83 (4.96%) Project Manager
9 62 (3.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 61 (3.64%) Agile Business Analyst
11 60 (3.58%) Software Engineer
12 58 (3.46%) Linux Engineer
13 52 (3.11%) Senior Java Developer
14 51 (3.05%) Technical Leader
15 46 (2.75%) .NET Developer
15 46 (2.75%) Lead Developer
16 45 (2.69%) Agile Project Manager
17 44 (2.63%) Java Engineer
18 43 (2.57%) Automation Tester
19 42 (2.51%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (15.41%) HTML
2 251 (14.99%) Spring
3 226 (13.50%) CSS
4 207 (12.37%) .NET
5 180 (10.75%) XML
6 172 (10.27%) Web Services
7 156 (9.32%) AngularJS
8 140 (8.36%) REST
9 135 (8.06%) Hibernate
10 132 (7.89%) JSON
11 131 (7.83%) SOAP
12 124 (7.41%) RESTful
13 100 (5.97%) jQuery
14 93 (5.56%) Node.js
15 82 (4.90%) React
16 79 (4.72%) HTML5
17 73 (4.36%) J2EE
18 71 (4.24%) ASP.NET
18 71 (4.24%) JMS
19 66 (3.94%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 128 (7.65%) Computer Science
2 114 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
3 104 (6.21%) iPad
4 93 (5.56%) User Experience
5 87 (5.20%) Linux Command Line
6 58 (3.46%) Derivative
7 54 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
7 54 (3.23%) Wiki
8 53 (3.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 53 (3.17%) Mobile App
9 48 (2.87%) Market Risk
10 45 (2.69%) Exotic Derivative
11 42 (2.51%) Management Information System
12 39 (2.33%) Data Centre
13 38 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
14 33 (1.97%) Fintech
15 31 (1.85%) EPoS
16 22 (1.31%) Client/Server
17 18 (1.08%) Online Games
17 18 (1.08%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 480 (28.67%) Linux
2 253 (15.11%) Windows
3 137 (8.18%) Unix
4 78 (4.66%) Windows Server
5 75 (4.48%) Apple iOS
6 73 (4.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 56 (3.35%) CentOS
8 51 (3.05%) Android
9 26 (1.55%) Ubuntu
9 26 (1.55%) Windows 7
10 23 (1.37%) Windows 10
10 23 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (1.19%) Mac OS X
11 20 (1.19%) Solaris
12 16 (0.96%) Fedora
13 14 (0.84%) Debian
14 11 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (0.60%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.36%) Windows Vista
17 5 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1139 (68.04%) Agile Software Development
2 620 (37.04%) Scrum
3 426 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
4 420 (25.09%) DevOps
5 382 (22.82%) TDD
6 298 (17.80%) Test Automation
7 293 (17.50%) BDD
8 225 (13.44%) SDLC
9 203 (12.13%) MVC
10 195 (11.65%) OO
11 183 (10.93%) E-Commerce
12 170 (10.16%) Continuous Delivery
13 166 (9.92%) Kanban
14 144 (8.60%) User Stories
15 135 (8.06%) Project Management
16 130 (7.77%) Microservices
17 124 (7.41%) Software Engineering
18 119 (7.11%) Release Management
19 118 (7.05%) Analytics
20 116 (6.93%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 696 (41.58%) Java
2 454 (27.12%) SQL
3 351 (20.97%) Python
4 290 (17.32%) JavaScript
5 200 (11.95%) C#
6 156 (9.32%) Ruby
7 105 (6.27%) PHP
8 102 (6.09%) Shell Script
9 98 (5.85%) PowerShell
10 91 (5.44%) C++
11 76 (4.54%) C
12 69 (4.12%) Bash Shell
13 65 (3.88%) T-SQL
14 60 (3.58%) Scala
15 49 (2.93%) Perl
16 41 (2.45%) PL/SQL
17 27 (1.61%) ES6
18 26 (1.55%) Groovy
19 20 (1.19%) Bourne shell
19 20 (1.19%) Korn
Qualifications
1 241 (14.40%) Degree
2 82 (4.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 62 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 37 (2.21%) ISEB
5 28 (1.67%) ISTQB
6 27 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (1.37%) DV Cleared
8 20 (1.19%) Master's Degree
9 19 (1.14%) PMI Certification
10 16 (0.96%) CBAP
11 14 (0.84%) AWS Certification
11 14 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 12 (0.72%) SC Cleared
13 10 (0.60%) Postgraduate
14 8 (0.48%) IIBA
15 7 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 6 (0.36%) PhD
17 5 (0.30%) CCNA
17 5 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 200 (11.95%) QA
2 8 (0.48%) SLA
3 7 (0.42%) PMO
4 6 (0.36%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.30%) MiFID
6 4 (0.24%) GCP
6 4 (0.24%) IEC 61508
6 4 (0.24%) IEC 62304
7 3 (0.18%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.12%) EMIR
8 2 (0.12%) GDPR
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.12%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.060%) HL7
9 1 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.060%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 169 (10.10%) Docker
2 106 (6.33%) Active Directory
3 42 (2.51%) Virtual Machines
4 23 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (0.48%) vSphere
7 7 (0.42%) HDFS
8 5 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (0.30%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.30%) KVM
8 5 (0.30%) XenApp
9 4 (0.24%) Xen
10 3 (0.18%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.18%) Dovecot
10 3 (0.18%) Firmware
10 3 (0.18%) NFS
11 2 (0.12%) iptables
11 2 (0.12%) pfSense
11 2 (0.12%) Samba
Systems Management
1 173 (10.33%) Puppet
2 160 (9.56%) Ansible
3 84 (5.02%) Opscode Chef
4 72 (4.30%) Nagios
5 45 (2.69%) Terraform
6 39 (2.33%) Kubernetes
7 26 (1.55%) Control-M
8 21 (1.25%) Icinga
9 17 (1.02%) Kibana
10 16 (0.96%) SCCM
11 14 (0.84%) ZABBIX
12 12 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
13 11 (0.66%) CloudHub
13 11 (0.66%) Grafana
14 10 (0.60%) HAProxy
14 10 (0.60%) logstash
14 10 (0.60%) Mesos
15 7 (0.42%) Marathon
16 4 (0.24%) Salt
16 4 (0.24%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 280 (16.73%) Atlassian
2 195 (11.65%) Microsoft
3 182 (10.87%) Oracle
4 86 (5.14%) Red Hat
5 81 (4.84%) Google
6 80 (4.78%) SAP
7 65 (3.88%) hybris
8 64 (3.82%) IBM
8 64 (3.82%) Splunk
9 43 (2.57%) Sybase
10 32 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
11 31 (1.85%) Apple
12 30 (1.79%) VMware
13 28 (1.67%) Zend
14 25 (1.49%) New Relic
15 23 (1.37%) Citrix
15 23 (1.37%) HP
16 22 (1.31%) Demandware
17 21 (1.25%) AppDynamics
18 19 (1.14%) Sitecore