Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 261 339 471
Rank change year-on-year +78 +132 +172
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 2,184 1,708 1,233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.33% 0.98% 0.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.07% 5.47% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,520 1,284 1,082
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £35,675 £33,938 £36,275
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%

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 27,056 31,245 34,919
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.42% 17.91% 18.41%
Number of salaries quoted 21,689 25,186 29,481
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,375 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,972 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.93% - -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +67 2,066 £55,000 +3.77% 327
UK excluding London +114 1,184 £50,000 +5.26% 221
London +29 989 £60,000 - 121
South East +108 409 £50,000 - 54
North of England +98 300 £50,000 +11.11% 60
North West +96 195 £50,000 +11.11% 26
Midlands +40 140 £45,000 +8.43% 35
South West -10 127 £47,500 - 37
East of England +65 108 £47,500 +11.76% 20
Yorkshire +43 94 £50,000 +33.33% 18
West Midlands +32 90 £44,250 +18.00% 32
Scotland +14 55 £51,250 -2.38% 5
East Midlands +6 50 £47,500 -9.52% 3
Wales +20 33 £49,039 +30.77% 8
Northern Ireland +24 13 £62,500 +400.00% 1
North East -8 11 £45,000 +20.00% 16
Channel Islands - 3 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 2,055 (94.09%) JIRA
2 1,676 (76.74%) Agile Software Development
3 811 (37.13%) Scrum
4 747 (34.20%) Jenkins
5 652 (29.85%) Java
6 640 (29.30%) DevOps
7 601 (27.52%) Linux
8 580 (26.56%) SQL
9 562 (25.73%) Test Automation
10 549 (25.14%) Git (software)
11 533 (24.40%) JavaScript
12 514 (23.53%) Finance
13 494 (22.62%) Amazon AWS
14 468 (21.43%) Atlassian
15 425 (19.46%) C#
16 409 (18.73%) Microsoft Azure
17 403 (18.45%) Windows
18 393 (17.99%) Python
19 388 (17.77%) HTML
19 388 (17.77%) QA
20 381 (17.45%) TDD
21 374 (17.12%) Continuous Integration
22 367 (16.80%) Selenium
23 335 (15.34%) Web Services
24 330 (15.11%) BDD
25 327 (14.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
26 319 (14.61%) .NET
26 319 (14.61%) Bitbucket
27 313 (14.33%) Project Management
28 299 (13.69%) REST

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
1 137 (6.27%) Apache
2 131 (6.00%) IIS
3 72 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
4 61 (2.79%) CMS
4 61 (2.79%) Tomcat
5 45 (2.06%) JBoss
5 45 (2.06%) WebSphere
6 43 (1.97%) Cloud Foundry
7 36 (1.65%) Apache Spark
8 33 (1.51%) WebLogic
9 27 (1.24%) Mule
10 26 (1.19%) Anypoint
10 26 (1.19%) SharePoint
11 25 (1.14%) nginx
12 22 (1.01%) OpenStack
12 22 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 15 (0.69%) Traefik
13 15 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
14 14 (0.64%) MS Exchange
15 13 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 115 (5.27%) Microsoft Office
2 56 (2.56%) MS Visio
3 54 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
4 48 (2.20%) Microsoft Project
5 39 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 11 (0.50%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.41%) HipChat
8 6 (0.27%) Gliffy
9 5 (0.23%) InVision
10 4 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.18%) Open Workbench
11 2 (0.092%) UserZoom
12 1 (0.046%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 26 (1.19%) Oracle ERP
2 24 (1.10%) SAP Hybris
3 23 (1.05%) Magento
4 13 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
5 9 (0.41%) Documaker
6 4 (0.18%) SAP CRM
6 4 (0.18%) SAP IS-U
6 4 (0.18%) SAP PSCD
7 3 (0.14%) MetaTrader
7 3 (0.14%) SAP FI-CA
8 2 (0.092%) Eikon
8 2 (0.092%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.092%) Teamcenter
8 2 (0.092%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.046%) Distributed Ledger
9 1 (0.046%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.046%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.046%) ION MarketView
9 1 (0.046%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.046%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 494 (22.62%) Amazon AWS
2 409 (18.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 197 (9.02%) GitHub
4 136 (6.23%) AWS CloudFormation
5 132 (6.04%) Amazon EC2
6 109 (4.99%) SaaS
7 106 (4.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 105 (4.81%) Amazon S3
9 99 (4.53%) Azure Active Directory
10 96 (4.40%) Amazon SQS
11 88 (4.03%) Slack
12 83 (3.80%) IaaS
13 73 (3.34%) PaaS
14 58 (2.66%) Google Cloud Platform
15 53 (2.43%) Office 365
16 51 (2.34%) OpenShift
17 46 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
18 39 (1.79%) Serverless
19 34 (1.56%) npm
20 33 (1.51%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 66 (3.02%) DNS
2 64 (2.93%) Firewall
3 62 (2.84%) HTTP
4 51 (2.34%) Internet
4 51 (2.34%) TCP/IP
5 36 (1.65%) DHCP
6 35 (1.60%) SSL
7 33 (1.51%) SAN
8 26 (1.19%) VPN
9 20 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
10 15 (0.69%) ICMP
10 15 (0.69%) LAN
10 15 (0.69%) SSH
11 14 (0.64%) IPsec
11 14 (0.64%) Telnet
11 14 (0.64%) WAN
12 13 (0.60%) HTTPS
12 13 (0.60%) VLAN
13 11 (0.50%) Bluetooth
13 11 (0.50%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (12.27%) SQL Server
2 147 (6.73%) MySQL
3 118 (5.40%) NoSQL
4 109 (4.99%) Amazon RDS
5 106 (4.85%) Relational Database
6 77 (3.53%) MongoDB
7 73 (3.34%) Big Data
8 59 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
9 57 (2.61%) Oracle Database
10 47 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 45 (2.06%) RDBMS
12 39 (1.79%) Hadoop
13 32 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
13 32 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 31 (1.42%) Power BI
15 30 (1.37%) Blockchain
15 30 (1.37%) Redis
16 25 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 23 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
18 20 (0.92%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 2,055 (94.09%) JIRA
2 747 (34.20%) Jenkins
3 549 (25.14%) Git (software)
4 367 (16.80%) Selenium
5 327 (14.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 319 (14.61%) Bitbucket
7 228 (10.44%) TeamCity
8 201 (9.20%) Octopus Deploy
9 197 (9.02%) Cucumber
9 197 (9.02%) JUnit
10 168 (7.69%) Maven
11 150 (6.87%) Subversion
12 132 (6.04%) SoapUI
13 124 (5.68%) Sonatype Nexus
14 99 (4.53%) WebDriver
15 98 (4.49%) Visual Studio
16 87 (3.98%) JMeter
17 81 (3.71%) SpecFlow
18 68 (3.11%) NUnit
19 58 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 514 (23.53%) Finance
2 202 (9.25%) Banking
3 93 (4.26%) Retail
4 66 (3.02%) Marketing
5 62 (2.84%) Games
6 45 (2.06%) Investment Banking
7 35 (1.60%) Telecoms
8 31 (1.42%) Law
9 30 (1.37%) Advertising
10 24 (1.10%) Front Office
11 23 (1.05%) Automotive
12 22 (1.01%) Back Office
13 17 (0.78%) Financial Institution
14 16 (0.73%) Publishing
15 14 (0.64%) Legal
16 12 (0.55%) Retail Banking
17 8 (0.37%) Local Government
17 8 (0.37%) Manufacturing
18 6 (0.27%) Military
18 6 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 550 (25.18%) Developer
2 302 (13.83%) Analyst
3 214 (9.80%) DevOps Engineer
4 145 (6.64%) Java Developer
5 136 (6.23%) Business Analyst
6 122 (5.59%) Project Manager
7 115 (5.27%) Senior Developer
8 113 (5.17%) Software Developer
9 96 (4.40%) Tester
10 91 (4.17%) .NET Developer
11 85 (3.89%) Test Analyst
12 84 (3.85%) Java Engineer
13 83 (3.80%) Software Engineer
14 82 (3.75%) Architect
15 77 (3.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 72 (3.30%) Test Engineer
17 61 (2.79%) Automation Tester
17 61 (2.79%) QA Engineer
17 61 (2.79%) Scrum Master
18 58 (2.66%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 388 (17.77%) HTML
2 335 (15.34%) Web Services
3 319 (14.61%) .NET
4 299 (13.69%) REST
5 297 (13.60%) CSS
6 286 (13.10%) AngularJS
7 210 (9.62%) Spring
8 199 (9.11%) SOAP
9 197 (9.02%) HTML5
10 189 (8.65%) RESTful
11 187 (8.56%) JSON
12 164 (7.51%) Node.js
13 137 (6.27%) React
14 130 (5.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 128 (5.86%) jQuery
16 119 (5.45%) XML
17 112 (5.13%) ASP.NET
18 103 (4.72%) .NET Framework
19 101 (4.62%) CSS3
20 91 (4.17%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 235 (10.76%) User Experience
2 204 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
2 204 (9.34%) Mobile App
3 146 (6.68%) Computer Science
4 104 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
5 99 (4.53%) Wiki
6 97 (4.44%) Fintech
7 88 (4.03%) Private Cloud
8 50 (2.29%) Greenfield Project
9 41 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
10 37 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
11 23 (1.05%) Data Structures
11 23 (1.05%) Mobile Banking
11 23 (1.05%) Public Cloud
12 22 (1.01%) Algorithms
12 22 (1.01%) Clustering
13 21 (0.96%) Mainframe
13 21 (0.96%) Management Information System
14 19 (0.87%) Hedge funds
14 19 (0.87%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 601 (27.52%) Linux
2 403 (18.45%) Windows
3 135 (6.18%) CentOS
4 127 (5.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 117 (5.36%) Windows Server
6 101 (4.62%) Android
7 99 (4.53%) Apple iOS
8 94 (4.30%) Unix
9 31 (1.42%) Ubuntu
10 29 (1.33%) Windows 10
11 27 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
12 23 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
13 17 (0.78%) Windows 7
14 14 (0.64%) Mac OS
15 13 (0.60%) Mac OS X
16 10 (0.46%) Debian
16 10 (0.46%) Solaris
17 7 (0.32%) VMS
18 6 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
19 5 (0.23%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,676 (76.74%) Agile Software Development
2 811 (37.13%) Scrum
3 640 (29.30%) DevOps
4 562 (25.73%) Test Automation
5 381 (17.45%) TDD
6 374 (17.12%) Continuous Integration
7 330 (15.11%) BDD
8 313 (14.33%) Project Management
9 281 (12.87%) Microservices
10 273 (12.50%) SDLC
11 263 (12.04%) Kanban
12 253 (11.58%) Problem-Solving
13 233 (10.67%) User Stories
14 214 (9.80%) Software Engineering
15 199 (9.11%) OO
16 186 (8.52%) Waterfall
17 177 (8.10%) Continuous Improvement
18 176 (8.06%) Mentoring
19 164 (7.51%) Continuous Delivery
20 158 (7.23%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 652 (29.85%) Java
2 580 (26.56%) SQL
3 533 (24.40%) JavaScript
4 425 (19.46%) C#
5 393 (17.99%) Python
6 196 (8.97%) PowerShell
7 148 (6.78%) Bash Shell
8 136 (6.23%) C++
9 94 (4.30%) T-SQL
10 92 (4.21%) Ruby
11 85 (3.89%) Java 8
12 84 (3.85%) PHP
13 83 (3.80%) C
14 65 (2.98%) Perl
15 46 (2.11%) ES6
16 43 (1.97%) TypeScript
17 40 (1.83%) Scala
18 28 (1.28%) Groovy
19 20 (0.92%) Go
20 19 (0.87%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 236 (10.81%) Degree
2 106 (4.85%) ISTQB
3 91 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 66 (3.02%) ISEB
5 58 (2.66%) DV Cleared
6 52 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
7 45 (2.06%) SC Cleared
8 22 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 20 (0.92%) PMI Certification
10 19 (0.87%) PMP
11 14 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
12 13 (0.60%) CISSP
12 13 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (0.55%) AWS Certification
13 12 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 11 (0.50%) MCSE
15 8 (0.37%) IIBA
16 7 (0.32%) APMP
16 7 (0.32%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 388 (17.77%) QA
2 44 (2.01%) PMO
3 28 (1.28%) SLA
4 19 (0.87%) GDPR
5 6 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.23%) ISO 8583
6 5 (0.23%) PSD2
7 4 (0.18%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.18%) PMBOK
7 4 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.18%) WCAG
8 3 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.14%) SEPA
9 2 (0.092%) ISO 13485
9 2 (0.092%) ISO 26262
9 2 (0.092%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.046%) IFRS
10 1 (0.046%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.046%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 267 (12.23%) Docker
2 172 (7.88%) Active Directory
3 103 (4.72%) Virtual Machines
4 69 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (1.01%) Hyper-V
6 14 (0.64%) VirtualBox
6 14 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (0.50%) Xen
8 9 (0.41%) Samba
9 8 (0.37%) vSphere
10 6 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.18%) KVM
11 4 (0.18%) XenServer
12 3 (0.14%) Firmware
13 2 (0.092%) ACF2
13 2 (0.092%) pfSense
13 2 (0.092%) RACF
14 1 (0.046%) Apache Flume
14 1 (0.046%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 1 (0.046%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 275 (12.59%) Ansible
2 161 (7.37%) Puppet
3 126 (5.77%) Kubernetes
4 113 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
5 87 (3.98%) Terraform
6 38 (1.74%) Packer
7 36 (1.65%) HP ALM
8 29 (1.33%) Kibana
9 20 (0.92%) Salt
10 18 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
10 18 (0.82%) Mesos
10 18 (0.82%) Nagios
11 17 (0.78%) logstash
12 15 (0.69%) SCCM
13 14 (0.64%) Rancher
14 12 (0.55%) Nessus
15 10 (0.46%) CloudHub
15 10 (0.46%) Prometheus
16 9 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
16 9 (0.41%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 468 (21.43%) Atlassian
2 281 (12.87%) Microsoft
3 250 (11.45%) Oracle
4 173 (7.92%) New Relic
5 138 (6.32%) Red Hat
6 104 (4.76%) VMware
7 91 (4.17%) Trend Micro
8 85 (3.89%) Splunk
9 79 (3.62%) HP
10 70 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
11 68 (3.11%) Google
12 60 (2.75%) SAP
13 54 (2.47%) AppDynamics
14 49 (2.24%) hybris
15 39 (1.79%) ServiceNow
16 36 (1.65%) Sitecore
17 33 (1.51%) MuleSoft
18 31 (1.42%) WorldPay
19 30 (1.37%) IBM
20 26 (1.19%) ATG