Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
UK
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 246 345 453
Rank change year-on-year +99 +108 +180
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 2,180 1,689 1,257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.37% 0.94% 0.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.48% 5.43% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,477 1,220 1,069
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £35,826
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -2.06%

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 25,708 31,092 33,773
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.14% 17.31% 18.20%
Number of salaries quoted 20,596 25,246 28,439
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,073 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - -

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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 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 +93 2,046 £55,000 +4.76% 298
UK excluding London +113 1,171 £50,000 +11.11% 200
London +49 994 £64,000 +6.67% 119
South East +106 397 £50,000 - 51
North of England +119 334 £50,000 +11.11% 55
North West +97 201 £49,621 +6.71% 25
Midlands +5 123 £45,000 +12.50% 29
Yorkshire +57 113 £50,000 +25.00% 19
East of England +83 109 £47,500 +11.76% 20
South West +10 96 £50,000 - 24
West Midlands -3 73 £40,000 +6.67% 22
Scotland +3 60 £55,000 +4.76% 10
East Midlands +36 49 £47,500 -9.52% 7
Wales +42 35 £49,039 +59.47% 9
North East +17 20 £45,000 +20.00% 11
Northern Ireland +7 17 £62,500 +400.00% 2
Channel Islands - 4 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 2,075 (95.18%) JIRA
2 1,680 (77.06%) Agile Software Development
3 816 (37.43%) Scrum
4 721 (33.07%) Jenkins
5 637 (29.22%) DevOps
6 619 (28.39%) Java
7 584 (26.79%) Git (software)
8 565 (25.92%) Linux
9 539 (24.72%) Test Automation
10 525 (24.08%) JavaScript
11 512 (23.49%) SQL
12 505 (23.17%) Finance
13 461 (21.15%) Amazon AWS
14 442 (20.28%) Atlassian
15 415 (19.04%) Continuous Integration
16 405 (18.58%) Microsoft Azure
16 405 (18.58%) C#
17 402 (18.44%) Python
18 388 (17.80%) TDD
19 372 (17.06%) HTML
19 372 (17.06%) QA
20 365 (16.74%) Windows
21 345 (15.83%) Selenium
22 328 (15.05%) BDD
23 318 (14.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
24 313 (14.36%) Bitbucket
25 312 (14.31%) CSS
26 309 (14.17%) Microservices
27 298 (13.67%) REST
28 295 (13.53%) .NET

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
1 132 (6.06%) Apache
2 114 (5.23%) IIS
3 54 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
4 49 (2.25%) Tomcat
5 48 (2.20%) CMS
6 42 (1.93%) JBoss
7 38 (1.74%) Cloud Foundry
8 36 (1.65%) SharePoint
9 34 (1.56%) WebSphere
10 27 (1.24%) Anypoint
10 27 (1.24%) Mule
10 27 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 26 (1.19%) Apache Spark
12 24 (1.10%) nginx
13 19 (0.87%) WebLogic
14 15 (0.69%) Traefik
15 14 (0.64%) MS Exchange
16 13 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 13 (0.60%) Apache Solr
16 13 (0.60%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 127 (5.83%) Microsoft Office
2 77 (3.53%) MS Visio
3 70 (3.21%) Microsoft Excel
4 50 (2.29%) Microsoft Project
5 42 (1.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 16 (0.73%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.46%) HipChat
8 6 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.28%) Gliffy
8 6 (0.28%) InVision
9 5 (0.23%) Open Workbench
10 3 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.046%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 25 (1.15%) Oracle ERP
2 23 (1.06%) Magento
3 8 (0.37%) SAP Hybris
4 6 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 5 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (0.23%) SAP PSCD
6 4 (0.18%) SAP FI-CA
7 3 (0.14%) Loan IQ
8 2 (0.092%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.092%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.092%) Teamcenter
9 1 (0.046%) Distributed Ledger
9 1 (0.046%) ION MarketView
9 1 (0.046%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.046%) Remedy AR System
9 1 (0.046%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 461 (21.15%) Amazon AWS
2 405 (18.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 164 (7.52%) GitHub
4 119 (5.46%) AWS CloudFormation
5 118 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
6 104 (4.77%) Amazon S3
7 99 (4.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 94 (4.31%) Azure Active Directory
9 87 (3.99%) Amazon SQS
10 84 (3.85%) Slack
11 83 (3.81%) SaaS
12 70 (3.21%) Google Cloud Platform
13 68 (3.12%) PaaS
14 62 (2.84%) IaaS
15 56 (2.57%) Office 365
16 53 (2.43%) OpenShift
17 52 (2.39%) npm
18 43 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
19 41 (1.88%) Serverless
20 31 (1.42%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 54 (2.48%) Firewall
2 53 (2.43%) Internet
3 42 (1.93%) HTTP
4 40 (1.83%) DNS
5 32 (1.47%) SAN
6 24 (1.10%) TCP/IP
7 20 (0.92%) SSL
8 19 (0.87%) VPN
9 14 (0.64%) LAN
9 14 (0.64%) VLAN
9 14 (0.64%) WAN
9 14 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (0.60%) DHCP
11 9 (0.41%) Broadband
12 8 (0.37%) ZigBee
13 7 (0.32%) Network Security
14 6 (0.28%) 2G
14 6 (0.28%) Bluetooth
14 6 (0.28%) Kerberos
14 6 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (11.61%) SQL Server
2 146 (6.70%) MySQL
3 128 (5.87%) NoSQL
4 102 (4.68%) Amazon RDS
5 101 (4.63%) Relational Database
6 77 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
7 63 (2.89%) Big Data
8 61 (2.80%) MongoDB
9 58 (2.66%) Oracle Database
10 44 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 43 (1.97%) RDBMS
11 43 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 39 (1.79%) Redis
13 35 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
14 34 (1.56%) Hadoop
15 25 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 25 (1.15%) SQLite
16 22 (1.01%) Power BI
17 20 (0.92%) Amazon Aurora
18 18 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2,075 (95.18%) JIRA
2 721 (33.07%) Jenkins
3 584 (26.79%) Git (software)
4 345 (15.83%) Selenium
5 318 (14.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 313 (14.36%) Bitbucket
7 205 (9.40%) Cucumber
8 198 (9.08%) JUnit
9 194 (8.90%) TeamCity
10 179 (8.21%) Octopus Deploy
11 159 (7.29%) Maven
12 152 (6.97%) Subversion
13 130 (5.96%) SoapUI
14 110 (5.05%) Sonatype Nexus
15 92 (4.22%) Visual Studio
16 91 (4.17%) JMeter
16 91 (4.17%) WebDriver
17 71 (3.26%) SpecFlow
18 62 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
19 60 (2.75%) Appium
General
1 505 (23.17%) Finance
2 191 (8.76%) Banking
3 118 (5.41%) Retail
4 65 (2.98%) Marketing
5 51 (2.34%) Games
6 32 (1.47%) Investment Banking
7 31 (1.42%) Front Office
8 29 (1.33%) Telecoms
9 27 (1.24%) Law
10 24 (1.10%) Back Office
11 23 (1.06%) Advertising
12 17 (0.78%) Automotive
13 16 (0.73%) Retail Banking
14 15 (0.69%) Publishing
15 14 (0.64%) Legal
16 13 (0.60%) Financial Institution
17 12 (0.55%) Local Government
18 6 (0.28%) Military
18 6 (0.28%) Multimedia
19 4 (0.18%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 561 (25.73%) Developer
2 296 (13.58%) Analyst
3 210 (9.63%) DevOps Engineer
4 134 (6.15%) Business Analyst
5 133 (6.10%) Java Developer
6 126 (5.78%) Project Manager
7 99 (4.54%) Senior Developer
8 91 (4.17%) Software Developer
8 91 (4.17%) Test Engineer
9 90 (4.13%) Architect
10 89 (4.08%) Tester
11 86 (3.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 85 (3.90%) .NET Developer
13 82 (3.76%) Java Engineer
14 81 (3.72%) Software Engineer
15 75 (3.44%) Scrum Master
16 71 (3.26%) Test Analyst
17 64 (2.94%) Lead Developer
18 52 (2.39%) Administrator
19 46 (2.11%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 372 (17.06%) HTML
2 312 (14.31%) CSS
3 298 (13.67%) REST
4 295 (13.53%) .NET
5 291 (13.35%) AngularJS
6 281 (12.89%) Web Services
7 217 (9.95%) Spring
8 204 (9.36%) JSON
9 194 (8.90%) SOAP
10 190 (8.72%) HTML5
11 187 (8.58%) RESTful
12 184 (8.44%) Node.js
13 134 (6.15%) jQuery
14 132 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 131 (6.01%) React
16 120 (5.50%) XML
17 101 (4.63%) Spring Boot
18 95 (4.36%) ASP.NET
19 91 (4.17%) Java EE
20 87 (3.99%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 253 (11.61%) User Experience
2 219 (10.05%) Mobile App
3 218 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 94 (4.31%) Self-Motivation
5 92 (4.22%) Fintech
6 89 (4.08%) Wiki
7 84 (3.85%) Private Cloud
8 50 (2.29%) Greenfield Project
9 43 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
10 39 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
11 29 (1.33%) Management Information System
12 27 (1.24%) Data Centre
13 24 (1.10%) CMDB
14 23 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
15 21 (0.96%) Public Cloud
16 20 (0.92%) Cloud Native
16 20 (0.92%) IVR
17 19 (0.87%) Hedge funds
17 19 (0.87%) Mainframe
18 18 (0.83%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 565 (25.92%) Linux
2 365 (16.74%) Windows
3 133 (6.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 116 (5.32%) Apple iOS
5 112 (5.14%) CentOS
6 102 (4.68%) Android
7 98 (4.50%) Windows Server
8 91 (4.17%) Unix
9 34 (1.56%) Ubuntu
9 34 (1.56%) Windows 10
10 17 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (0.69%) Windows 7
12 14 (0.64%) Mac OS X
13 12 (0.55%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.37%) VMS
15 6 (0.28%) SUSE
15 6 (0.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 6 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
17 4 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,680 (77.06%) Agile Software Development
2 816 (37.43%) Scrum
3 637 (29.22%) DevOps
4 539 (24.72%) Test Automation
5 415 (19.04%) Continuous Integration
6 388 (17.80%) TDD
7 328 (15.05%) BDD
8 309 (14.17%) Microservices
9 291 (13.35%) Project Management
10 251 (11.51%) Problem-Solving
10 251 (11.51%) SDLC
11 246 (11.28%) Kanban
12 221 (10.14%) Software Engineering
12 221 (10.14%) User Stories
13 198 (9.08%) Mentoring
14 194 (8.90%) Waterfall
15 171 (7.84%) OO
16 164 (7.52%) Open Source
17 163 (7.48%) Coaching
18 160 (7.34%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 619 (28.39%) Java
2 525 (24.08%) JavaScript
3 512 (23.49%) SQL
4 405 (18.58%) C#
5 402 (18.44%) Python
6 172 (7.89%) PowerShell
7 151 (6.93%) C++
8 130 (5.96%) Bash Shell
9 86 (3.94%) PHP
10 83 (3.81%) Java 8
11 79 (3.62%) Ruby
12 70 (3.21%) C
13 67 (3.07%) T-SQL
14 65 (2.98%) Perl
15 51 (2.34%) ES6
16 50 (2.29%) TypeScript
17 38 (1.74%) Scala
18 28 (1.28%) PL/SQL
19 26 (1.19%) Shell Script
20 25 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 244 (11.19%) Degree
2 79 (3.62%) ISTQB
3 77 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 74 (3.39%) Security Cleared
5 48 (2.20%) ISEB
6 44 (2.02%) SC Cleared
7 38 (1.74%) DV Cleared
8 17 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 17 (0.78%) PMP
9 15 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
9 15 (0.69%) PMI Certification
10 13 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
10 13 (0.60%) CISSP
11 12 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (0.46%) APMP
12 10 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (0.41%) DBS Check
14 8 (0.37%) MCSE
15 7 (0.32%) IIBA
15 7 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 372 (17.06%) QA
2 51 (2.34%) PMO
3 29 (1.33%) GDPR
4 21 (0.96%) SLA
5 12 (0.55%) WCAG
6 10 (0.46%) PSD2
7 9 (0.41%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.32%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.18%) PMBOK
9 4 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.14%) ISO 8583
11 2 (0.092%) ISO 13485
11 2 (0.092%) ISO 26262
11 2 (0.092%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.092%) JTAG
12 1 (0.046%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.046%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.046%) SEPA
System Software
1 290 (13.30%) Docker
2 160 (7.34%) Active Directory
3 101 (4.63%) Virtual Machines
4 39 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (0.55%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.55%) Xen
6 10 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
7 9 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.23%) VirtualBox
8 5 (0.23%) vSphere
9 4 (0.18%) Firmware
9 4 (0.18%) KVM
9 4 (0.18%) XenServer
10 2 (0.092%) ACF2
10 2 (0.092%) NFS
10 2 (0.092%) RACF
11 1 (0.046%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.046%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.046%) Varnish
11 1 (0.046%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 286 (13.12%) Ansible
2 152 (6.97%) Puppet
3 129 (5.92%) Kubernetes
4 103 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
5 100 (4.59%) Terraform
6 50 (2.29%) HP ALM
7 35 (1.61%) Packer
8 26 (1.19%) Mesos
9 21 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
10 20 (0.92%) Kibana
11 19 (0.87%) Nessus
11 19 (0.87%) Salt
12 14 (0.64%) Control-M
13 11 (0.50%) CloudHub
13 11 (0.50%) logstash
13 11 (0.50%) SCCM
13 11 (0.50%) yum
14 10 (0.46%) Prometheus
15 9 (0.41%) Marathon
16 8 (0.37%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 442 (20.28%) Atlassian
2 282 (12.94%) Microsoft
3 251 (11.51%) Oracle
4 145 (6.65%) New Relic
5 138 (6.33%) Red Hat
6 86 (3.94%) Trend Micro
7 84 (3.85%) Splunk
8 77 (3.53%) Google
9 73 (3.35%) HP
9 73 (3.35%) VMware
10 70 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
11 55 (2.52%) SAP
12 42 (1.93%) AppDynamics
13 40 (1.83%) MuleSoft
14 34 (1.56%) hybris
14 34 (1.56%) WorldPay
15 31 (1.42%) ServiceNow
16 30 (1.38%) Tableau
17 29 (1.33%) Adobe
17 29 (1.33%) Sitecore