Period
to 30 November 2021

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 30 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
UK
6 months to
30 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 222 206 235
Rank change year-on-year -16 +29 +29
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 2,071 892 1,951
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.60% 1.63% 1.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.79% 11.66% 9.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,344 724 1,351
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £46,250 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £56,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%
75th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £83,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £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 17,566 7,648 19,717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.60% 13.98% 14.67%
Number of salaries quoted 11,077 6,421 16,004
10th Percentile £30,985 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,000 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +0.23%

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 30 November 2021.

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 30 November 2021. 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 -10 1,862 £60,000 - 321
London -27 985 £65,000 - 130
UK excluding London -8 925 £55,000 +4.76% 214
Work from Home -4 445 £60,000 +4.35% 53
North of England +32 275 £52,500 -4.94% 45
South East -40 241 £55,000 - 51
Midlands -58 153 £50,000 +11.11% 47
North West +6 146 £50,000 - 31
West Midlands -61 125 £50,050 +0.10% 31
South West -28 118 £52,500 -9.48% 27
Yorkshire -4 112 £55,000 -4.35% 10
East of England -66 69 £60,000 - 16
Scotland -31 53 £55,000 -4.35% 20
East Midlands -56 27 £50,000 +25.00% 16
Northern Ireland -28 17 £47,500 +79.25%
North East -29 17 £51,500 -14.17% 4
Wales -39 17 £65,000 +36.84% 8

For the 6 months to 30 November 2021, 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 2,039 (98.45%) JIRA
2 1,602 (77.35%) Agile Software Development
3 692 (33.41%) Scrum
4 645 (31.14%) Social Skills
5 623 (30.08%) DevOps
6 580 (28.01%) Java
7 564 (27.23%) Finance
8 540 (26.07%) Git (software)
9 536 (25.88%) Jenkins
10 464 (22.40%) AWS
11 447 (21.58%) Python
12 443 (21.39%) Test Automation
13 441 (21.29%) Azure
14 417 (20.14%) JavaScript
15 414 (19.99%) Software Engineering
16 410 (19.80%) Docker
17 379 (18.30%) SQL
18 373 (18.01%) Microservices
19 358 (17.29%) Problem-Solving
20 332 (16.03%) Linux
21 320 (15.45%) React
22 315 (15.21%) Bitbucket
23 300 (14.49%) Atlassian
24 287 (13.86%) Kubernetes
25 275 (13.28%) HTML
26 263 (12.70%) Microsoft
27 258 (12.46%) QA
28 252 (12.17%) REST
28 252 (12.17%) User Stories
29 249 (12.02%) SDLC

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
1 108 (5.21%) SharePoint
2 88 (4.25%) CMS
3 54 (2.61%) Apache
4 53 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
5 36 (1.74%) Apache Spark
6 33 (1.59%) Apache Airflow
7 25 (1.21%) Drupal
8 24 (1.16%) IIS
9 20 (0.97%) nginx
9 20 (0.97%) Oracle Coherence
9 20 (0.97%) SAS
10 17 (0.82%) WordPress
11 16 (0.77%) Umbraco
12 15 (0.72%) Apache Solr
13 14 (0.68%) WebSphere
14 13 (0.63%) JBoss
15 11 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
16 10 (0.48%) Tomcat
17 9 (0.43%) GlassFish
17 9 (0.43%) Mule
Applications
1 96 (4.64%) Microsoft Office
2 71 (3.43%) MS Visio
3 70 (3.38%) Microsoft Excel
4 35 (1.69%) Figma
5 30 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 30 (1.45%) Sketch
6 21 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
7 15 (0.72%) InVision
8 14 (0.68%) Gliffy
9 9 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.29%) Marvel
10 6 (0.29%) PlantUML
10 6 (0.29%) UserZoom
10 6 (0.29%) Windchill
11 5 (0.24%) Adobe XD
11 5 (0.24%) MadCap Flare
11 5 (0.24%) SPSS
12 4 (0.19%) Chatbot
13 3 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 3 (0.14%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 29 (1.40%) Payment Gateway
2 25 (1.21%) Shopify
3 23 (1.11%) Distributed Ledger
4 16 (0.77%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 10 (0.48%) Sage 200
6 9 (0.43%) MetaTrader
6 9 (0.43%) NetSuite
6 9 (0.43%) Oracle CRM
7 8 (0.39%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 8 (0.39%) ResourceLink
8 7 (0.34%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 6 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (0.24%) Magento
11 4 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
12 3 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
13 2 (0.097%) Dynamics NAV
13 2 (0.097%) Oracle ERP
13 2 (0.097%) Remedy ITSM
14 1 (0.048%) SAP ERP
14 1 (0.048%) SAP FI-CA
Cloud Services
1 464 (22.40%) AWS
2 441 (21.29%) Azure
3 185 (8.93%) Serverless
4 173 (8.35%) GCP
5 164 (7.92%) GitHub
6 160 (7.73%) SaaS
7 102 (4.93%) AWS Lambda
8 90 (4.35%) Slack
9 86 (4.15%) Microsoft 365
10 63 (3.04%) PaaS
11 58 (2.80%) Trello
12 49 (2.37%) OpenShift
13 48 (2.32%) Power Platform
14 46 (2.22%) Amazon S3
15 40 (1.93%) AWS CloudFormation
16 39 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
17 37 (1.79%) npm
18 36 (1.74%) IaaS
19 34 (1.64%) Amazon SQS
20 30 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 50 (2.41%) Firewall
2 44 (2.12%) VPN
3 40 (1.93%) DNS
4 34 (1.64%) Broadband
5 29 (1.40%) VLAN
6 21 (1.01%) SSL
6 21 (1.01%) TCP/IP
7 19 (0.92%) DHCP
7 19 (0.92%) Internet
8 18 (0.87%) IPv4
9 17 (0.82%) HTTP
10 13 (0.63%) IPsec
10 13 (0.63%) OSPF
11 11 (0.53%) PBX
11 11 (0.53%) PSTN
11 11 (0.53%) TETRA
11 11 (0.53%) VoIP
11 11 (0.53%) WebEx
12 10 (0.48%) WAN
12 10 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (10.48%) SQL Server
2 159 (7.68%) PostgreSQL
3 153 (7.39%) MySQL
4 128 (6.18%) Relational Database
5 126 (6.08%) Data Warehouse
6 97 (4.68%) NoSQL
7 95 (4.59%) Big Data
8 74 (3.57%) MongoDB
9 66 (3.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 57 (2.75%) Oracle Database
11 42 (2.03%) Data Lake
11 42 (2.03%) Power BI
12 40 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 33 (1.59%) Hadoop
14 26 (1.26%) Blockchain
15 25 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
16 23 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
16 23 (1.11%) Amazon Redshift
17 22 (1.06%) Tableau
18 20 (0.97%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 2,039 (98.45%) JIRA
2 540 (26.07%) Git (software)
3 536 (25.88%) Jenkins
4 315 (15.21%) Bitbucket
5 143 (6.90%) Selenium
6 119 (5.75%) Cucumber
7 113 (5.46%) GitLab
8 100 (4.83%) TeamCity
9 91 (4.39%) Sonatype Nexus
10 89 (4.30%) Maven
10 89 (4.30%) SonarQube
11 86 (4.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 70 (3.38%) JUnit
13 56 (2.70%) Cypress.io
14 54 (2.61%) JMeter
15 49 (2.37%) Subversion
16 40 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
17 38 (1.83%) Octopus Deploy
18 37 (1.79%) git-flow
18 37 (1.79%) Postman
General
1 645 (31.14%) Social Skills
2 564 (27.23%) Finance
3 237 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
4 168 (8.11%) Banking
5 113 (5.46%) Retail
6 107 (5.17%) Marketing
7 84 (4.06%) Presentation Skills
8 76 (3.67%) Public Sector
9 65 (3.14%) Legal
10 46 (2.22%) Influencing Skills
11 45 (2.17%) Games
11 45 (2.17%) Organisational Skills
12 40 (1.93%) Telecoms
13 36 (1.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 33 (1.59%) Electronics
15 25 (1.21%) Manufacturing
16 24 (1.16%) Documentation Skills
16 24 (1.16%) Financial Institution
16 24 (1.16%) Front Office
17 20 (0.97%) Billing
Job Titles
1 437 (21.10%) Developer
2 302 (14.58%) Analyst
3 192 (9.27%) Software Engineer
4 170 (8.21%) Business Analyst
5 117 (5.65%) Senior Developer
6 111 (5.36%) Project Manager
7 100 (4.83%) Java Developer
8 84 (4.06%) Scrum Master
9 75 (3.62%) DevOps Engineer
10 73 (3.52%) Architect
11 67 (3.24%) .NET Developer
11 67 (3.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 56 (2.70%) Senior Software Engineer
12 56 (2.70%) Technical Leader
13 53 (2.56%) Tester
14 49 (2.37%) Technical Analyst
15 47 (2.27%) Delivery Manager
16 46 (2.22%) Software Developer
17 45 (2.17%) Full Stack Developer
18 44 (2.12%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (15.45%) React
2 275 (13.28%) HTML
3 252 (12.17%) REST
4 241 (11.64%) CSS
5 217 (10.48%) Node.js
6 190 (9.17%) Web Services
7 185 (8.93%) AngularJS
8 180 (8.69%) .NET
9 179 (8.64%) RESTful
10 167 (8.06%) JSON
11 161 (7.77%) Spring
12 159 (7.68%) Kafka
13 144 (6.95%) HTML5
14 120 (5.79%) SOAP
15 103 (4.97%) Spring Boot
16 101 (4.88%) XML
17 89 (4.30%) ASP.NET
18 74 (3.57%) .NET Framework
19 73 (3.52%) jQuery
20 67 (3.24%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 193 (9.32%) User Experience
2 95 (4.59%) Self-Motivation
3 75 (3.62%) Mobile App
4 58 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
5 54 (2.61%) Cloud Native
6 52 (2.51%) Public Cloud
7 40 (1.93%) Equities
8 38 (1.83%) Data Centre
8 38 (1.83%) Management Information System
9 37 (1.79%) iPad
10 35 (1.69%) Algorithms
10 35 (1.69%) Cyberattack
11 34 (1.64%) Data Structures
12 29 (1.40%) Hybrid Cloud
13 28 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
14 27 (1.30%) PMI
14 27 (1.30%) Video\Live Streaming
15 26 (1.26%) Wiki
16 25 (1.21%) Social Media
16 25 (1.21%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 332 (16.03%) Linux
2 214 (10.33%) Windows
3 80 (3.86%) Apple iOS
4 76 (3.67%) Unix
5 71 (3.43%) Windows Server
6 62 (2.99%) Android
7 49 (2.37%) CentOS
8 34 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (1.40%) Windows 10
10 19 (0.92%) Ubuntu
11 12 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (0.53%) Windows Server 2019
13 9 (0.43%) Windows Server 2016
14 8 (0.39%) Solaris
15 6 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
16 5 (0.24%) Windows 7
17 4 (0.19%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
19 1 (0.048%) AIX
19 1 (0.048%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,602 (77.35%) Agile Software Development
2 692 (33.41%) Scrum
3 623 (30.08%) DevOps
4 443 (21.39%) Test Automation
5 414 (19.99%) Software Engineering
6 373 (18.01%) Microservices
7 358 (17.29%) Problem-Solving
8 252 (12.17%) User Stories
9 249 (12.02%) SDLC
10 234 (11.30%) Mentoring
11 215 (10.38%) BDD
12 211 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
13 208 (10.04%) TDD
14 207 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
15 206 (9.95%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 203 (9.80%) Full Stack Development
17 197 (9.51%) Project Management
18 184 (8.88%) Analytics
19 183 (8.84%) Kanban
20 182 (8.79%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 580 (28.01%) Java
2 447 (21.58%) Python
3 417 (20.14%) JavaScript
4 379 (18.30%) SQL
5 241 (11.64%) C#
6 129 (6.23%) TypeScript
7 117 (5.65%) PowerShell
8 115 (5.55%) C++
9 108 (5.21%) C
10 73 (3.52%) Bash Shell
11 65 (3.14%) PHP
12 55 (2.66%) Shell Script
13 51 (2.46%) Go
14 47 (2.27%) Java 8
14 47 (2.27%) PL/SQL
15 44 (2.12%) Kotlin
16 42 (2.03%) Groovy
17 37 (1.79%) Ruby
18 31 (1.50%) VB
19 29 (1.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 204 (9.85%) Degree
2 114 (5.50%) Security Cleared
3 79 (3.81%) SC Cleared
4 63 (3.04%) Master's Degree
5 45 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 35 (1.69%) PMI Certification
7 29 (1.40%) ISTQB
8 22 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 20 (0.97%) ISEB
10 19 (0.92%) PMP
10 19 (0.92%) SAFe Agilist
11 18 (0.87%) DV Cleared
12 10 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 9 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 8 (0.39%) AWS Certification
15 6 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
16 5 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (0.24%) RHCE
16 5 (0.24%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 258 (12.46%) QA
2 53 (2.56%) PMO
3 41 (1.98%) Accessibility
4 31 (1.50%) GDPR
5 22 (1.06%) Data Quality
6 17 (0.82%) SLA
7 6 (0.29%) Def Stans
8 4 (0.19%) COBIT
8 4 (0.19%) GRC
8 4 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.097%) WCAG
11 1 (0.048%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 17025
11 1 (0.048%) MiFID
11 1 (0.048%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.048%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.048%) SOC 2
System Software
1 410 (19.80%) Docker
2 86 (4.15%) Active Directory
3 65 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (0.63%) HDFS
7 12 (0.58%) iptables
7 12 (0.58%) VirtualBox
8 11 (0.53%) vSphere
9 7 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (0.29%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.14%) Firmware
12 2 (0.097%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.048%) GlusterFS
13 1 (0.048%) NFS
Systems Management
1 287 (13.86%) Kubernetes
2 174 (8.40%) Ansible
3 149 (7.19%) Terraform
4 51 (2.46%) Puppet
5 37 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
6 33 (1.59%) Microsoft Intune
7 21 (1.01%) Kibana
8 20 (0.97%) Packer
9 18 (0.87%) Grafana
10 15 (0.72%) Istio
11 13 (0.63%) logstash
11 13 (0.63%) Prometheus
12 12 (0.58%) Consul
13 10 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
14 8 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
14 8 (0.39%) Opsgenie
15 7 (0.34%) SCCM
16 6 (0.29%) PTC Integrity
17 5 (0.24%) Marathon
17 5 (0.24%) Mesos
Vendors
1 300 (14.49%) Atlassian
2 263 (12.70%) Microsoft
3 241 (11.64%) Oracle
4 106 (5.12%) Google
5 77 (3.72%) Salesforce.com
6 67 (3.24%) VMware
7 52 (2.51%) Cognizant
8 48 (2.32%) Red Hat
9 40 (1.93%) IBM
10 32 (1.55%) Solace
11 31 (1.50%) Elastic Path
11 31 (1.50%) SAP
12 25 (1.21%) ServiceNow
13 24 (1.16%) HubSpot
13 24 (1.16%) Splunk
14 21 (1.01%) Informatica
15 18 (0.87%) Adobe
15 18 (0.87%) Apple
15 18 (0.87%) Talend
16 16 (0.77%) Sitecore