Period
to 21 October 2019

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 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 228 263 337
Rank change year-on-year +35 +74 +124
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 2,058 2,166 1,706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.50% 1.32% 0.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.23% 8.09% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,381 1,507 1,282
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £37,000 £35,450 £34,375
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -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 20,116 26,777 31,170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.69% 16.37% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 16,028 21,466 25,125
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £43,870 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.98% +9.67% -

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 October 2019.

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 October 2019. 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 +47 1,977 £57,500 +4.55% 261
UK excluding London +53 1,170 £52,500 +5.00% 184
London +30 860 £65,000 +8.33% 102
South East +58 498 £60,000 +20.00% 51
North of England +4 276 £50,000 - 36
North West +28 174 £50,000 - 13
South West +33 149 £45,500 -4.21% 28
Midlands -8 99 £49,362 +9.69% 25
Yorkshire -6 83 £50,000 - 21
East of England +36 79 £57,500 +21.05% 19
West Midlands +13 74 £48,431 +9.45% 19
Scotland +1 41 £50,750 -0.98% 12
Wales -2 25 £40,000 -18.43% 13
East Midlands +4 22 £50,000 +5.26% 6
North East +27 19 £52,500 +16.67% 2
Northern Ireland -20 5 £30,000 -52.00%

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, 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 1,980 (96.21%) JIRA
2 1,536 (74.64%) Agile Software Development
3 824 (40.04%) Scrum
4 732 (35.57%) Java
5 624 (30.32%) Git (software)
6 620 (30.13%) Jenkins
7 586 (28.47%) DevOps
8 544 (26.43%) Test Automation
9 527 (25.61%) AWS
10 487 (23.66%) Finance
11 424 (20.60%) Microservices
12 422 (20.51%) Docker
13 417 (20.26%) Azure
14 401 (19.48%) JavaScript
15 398 (19.34%) Atlassian
16 385 (18.71%) SQL
17 384 (18.66%) Problem-Solving
18 381 (18.51%) TDD
19 373 (18.12%) Continuous Integration
20 354 (17.20%) Python
21 344 (16.72%) C#
22 338 (16.42%) QA
23 337 (16.38%) Bitbucket
24 324 (15.74%) Selenium
25 320 (15.55%) BDD
26 317 (15.40%) Linux
27 316 (15.35%) Microsoft
28 301 (14.63%) .NET
29 289 (14.04%) Kanban
29 289 (14.04%) 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 87 (4.23%) Apache
2 84 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 68 (3.30%) CMS
4 41 (1.99%) Tomcat
5 38 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
6 33 (1.60%) Drupal
7 25 (1.21%) Apache Spark
7 25 (1.21%) IIS
8 22 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
8 22 (1.07%) Sitecore CMS
8 22 (1.07%) WordPress
9 19 (0.92%) Apache Solr
10 18 (0.87%) JBoss
10 18 (0.87%) SugarCRM
11 17 (0.83%) nginx
12 15 (0.73%) GeoServer
12 15 (0.73%) Mule
12 15 (0.73%) WebLogic
13 13 (0.63%) WebSphere
14 11 (0.53%) Umbraco
Applications
1 66 (3.21%) Microsoft Office
2 63 (3.06%) MS Visio
3 51 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
4 22 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
5 18 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 13 (0.63%) HipChat
7 11 (0.53%) Gliffy
8 9 (0.44%) Acrobat
8 9 (0.44%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.34%) Sketch
9 7 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.19%) RoboHelp
11 3 (0.15%) CATIA
11 3 (0.15%) InVision
12 2 (0.097%) Flinto
12 2 (0.097%) Zeplin
13 1 (0.049%) Adobe XD
13 1 (0.049%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 34 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (1.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 19 (0.92%) Teamcenter
4 12 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
5 8 (0.39%) Magento
5 8 (0.39%) SAP ERP
5 8 (0.39%) SAP MM
6 7 (0.34%) SAP PSCD
7 6 (0.29%) CA PPM
7 6 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
8 4 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
9 3 (0.15%) WebTrends
10 2 (0.097%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
11 1 (0.049%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.049%) Eloqua
11 1 (0.049%) Oracle Retail
11 1 (0.049%) SAP Business One
11 1 (0.049%) SAP CAR
11 1 (0.049%) SAP Retail
11 1 (0.049%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 527 (25.61%) AWS
2 417 (20.26%) Azure
3 126 (6.12%) GitHub
4 115 (5.59%) Slack
5 114 (5.54%) SaaS
6 97 (4.71%) GCP
7 78 (3.79%) Office 365
8 75 (3.64%) AWS CloudFormation
9 68 (3.30%) OpenShift
10 63 (3.06%) Amazon EC2
11 55 (2.67%) PaaS
11 55 (2.67%) Serverless
12 53 (2.58%) IaaS
13 45 (2.19%) BrowserStack
14 40 (1.94%) Amazon S3
15 39 (1.90%) Sage Pay
16 32 (1.55%) AWS Lambda
17 27 (1.31%) npm
18 25 (1.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 23 (1.12%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 62 (3.01%) DNS
2 54 (2.62%) TCP/IP
3 46 (2.24%) Firewall
4 34 (1.65%) DHCP
4 34 (1.65%) Skype
5 30 (1.46%) VPN
6 29 (1.41%) Internet
7 20 (0.97%) NetScaler
8 18 (0.87%) HTTP
9 17 (0.83%) VLAN
10 16 (0.78%) SAN
11 15 (0.73%) WebEx
12 13 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (0.58%) IPsec
14 10 (0.49%) SMTP
14 10 (0.49%) SSL
14 10 (0.49%) VSAN
15 8 (0.39%) Network Security
15 8 (0.39%) VoIP
16 7 (0.34%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (10.88%) SQL Server
2 167 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
3 129 (6.27%) MongoDB
4 88 (4.28%) Redis
5 75 (3.64%) MySQL
6 66 (3.21%) NoSQL
7 63 (3.06%) Relational Database
8 45 (2.19%) Amazon RDS
8 45 (2.19%) Big Data
9 41 (1.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 35 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
11 32 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 25 (1.21%) GIS
13 23 (1.12%) Hadoop
13 23 (1.12%) RDBMS
14 22 (1.07%) Oracle Database
14 22 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 21 (1.02%) Blockchain
16 19 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
16 19 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1,980 (96.21%) JIRA
2 624 (30.32%) Git (software)
3 620 (30.13%) Jenkins
4 337 (16.38%) Bitbucket
5 324 (15.74%) Selenium
6 242 (11.76%) Cucumber
7 235 (11.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 170 (8.26%) Maven
9 149 (7.24%) JUnit
10 115 (5.59%) JMeter
11 98 (4.76%) TeamCity
12 96 (4.66%) WebDriver
13 82 (3.98%) IntelliJ
14 74 (3.60%) Visual Studio
15 73 (3.55%) webpack
16 72 (3.50%) Subversion
17 65 (3.16%) Appium
17 65 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
18 64 (3.11%) Bitbucket Server
19 63 (3.06%) SpecFlow
General
1 487 (23.66%) Finance
2 190 (9.23%) Banking
3 172 (8.36%) Retail
4 88 (4.28%) Marketing
5 56 (2.72%) Public Sector
6 52 (2.53%) Manufacturing
7 40 (1.94%) Advertising
8 38 (1.85%) Telecoms
9 35 (1.70%) Publishing
10 32 (1.55%) Back Office
10 32 (1.55%) Front Office
10 32 (1.55%) Games
11 29 (1.41%) Aerospace
12 26 (1.26%) Legal
13 23 (1.12%) Financial Institution
14 19 (0.92%) Retail Banking
15 18 (0.87%) Electronics
16 16 (0.78%) Military
17 14 (0.68%) Automotive
18 11 (0.53%) Billing
Job Titles
1 546 (26.53%) Developer
2 261 (12.68%) Analyst
3 166 (8.07%) Software Engineer
4 153 (7.43%) Java Developer
5 151 (7.34%) Business Analyst
6 150 (7.29%) DevOps Engineer
7 107 (5.20%) Senior Developer
8 101 (4.91%) Test Engineer
9 91 (4.42%) Architect
10 77 (3.74%) .NET Developer
11 75 (3.64%) Java Engineer
12 71 (3.45%) QA Engineer
13 67 (3.26%) Java Software Engineer
14 59 (2.87%) Project Manager
14 59 (2.87%) Senior Software Engineer
14 59 (2.87%) Test Analyst
15 57 (2.77%) Quality Engineer
15 57 (2.77%) Software Developer
16 54 (2.62%) React Developer
17 53 (2.58%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (14.63%) .NET
2 246 (11.95%) Spring
3 222 (10.79%) CSS
4 203 (9.86%) HTML
5 200 (9.72%) React
6 187 (9.09%) JSON
7 183 (8.89%) REST
8 174 (8.45%) AngularJS
9 140 (6.80%) RESTful
9 140 (6.80%) Web Services
10 139 (6.75%) Node.js
11 114 (5.54%) Kafka
12 111 (5.39%) Spring Boot
13 95 (4.62%) .NET Core
14 86 (4.18%) SOAP
14 86 (4.18%) XML
15 80 (3.89%) Java EE
16 77 (3.74%) Enzyme
17 76 (3.69%) HTML5
18 75 (3.64%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 222 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
2 128 (6.22%) User Experience
3 117 (5.69%) Mobile App
4 84 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
5 76 (3.69%) Greenfield Project
6 58 (2.82%) Wiki
7 49 (2.38%) Cloud Native
8 45 (2.19%) Public Cloud
9 41 (1.99%) Virtual Team
10 38 (1.85%) PKI
11 36 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
12 34 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
13 33 (1.60%) Management Information System
14 31 (1.51%) Linux Command Line
15 27 (1.31%) Data Centre
15 27 (1.31%) iPad
16 19 (0.92%) Blog
17 18 (0.87%) Algorithms
18 11 (0.53%) Derivative
18 11 (0.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 317 (15.40%) Linux
2 236 (11.47%) Windows
3 109 (5.30%) Unix
4 89 (4.32%) Android
5 84 (4.08%) Apple iOS
6 63 (3.06%) CentOS
7 54 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 54 (2.62%) Windows Server
8 27 (1.31%) Windows 10
9 26 (1.26%) Mac OS
9 26 (1.26%) Ubuntu
10 22 (1.07%) Windows 7
11 21 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (0.58%) Debian
13 9 (0.44%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.24%) FreeRTOS
14 5 (0.24%) ThreadX
15 4 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.15%) Amazon Linux
16 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,536 (74.64%) Agile Software Development
2 824 (40.04%) Scrum
3 586 (28.47%) DevOps
4 544 (26.43%) Test Automation
5 424 (20.60%) Microservices
6 384 (18.66%) Problem-Solving
7 381 (18.51%) TDD
8 373 (18.12%) Continuous Integration
9 320 (15.55%) BDD
10 289 (14.04%) Kanban
10 289 (14.04%) SDLC
11 269 (13.07%) Software Engineering
12 233 (11.32%) E-Commerce
13 203 (9.86%) Coaching
14 201 (9.77%) Mentoring
15 195 (9.48%) ITIL
16 187 (9.09%) User Stories
17 177 (8.60%) Waterfall
18 160 (7.77%) Project Management
19 155 (7.53%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 732 (35.57%) Java
2 401 (19.48%) JavaScript
3 385 (18.71%) SQL
4 354 (17.20%) Python
5 344 (16.72%) C#
6 133 (6.46%) PowerShell
7 117 (5.69%) Bash Shell
8 101 (4.91%) ES6
9 94 (4.57%) PHP
10 89 (4.32%) C
11 85 (4.13%) Java 8
12 84 (4.08%) C++
13 76 (3.69%) Ruby
14 63 (3.06%) ES7
15 59 (2.87%) Scala
16 57 (2.77%) T-SQL
17 36 (1.75%) Go
18 30 (1.46%) VB.NET
19 29 (1.41%) Kotlin
19 29 (1.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 288 (13.99%) Degree
2 115 (5.59%) ISTQB
2 115 (5.59%) Security Cleared
3 105 (5.10%) Computer Science Degree
4 56 (2.72%) ISEB
5 48 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 34 (1.65%) DV Cleared
7 33 (1.60%) SC Cleared
8 27 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (1.17%) CCNA
10 23 (1.12%) RHCE
11 20 (0.97%) AWS Certification
11 20 (0.97%) CCA
11 20 (0.97%) MCP
12 17 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
13 16 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
15 13 (0.63%) MCSA
16 12 (0.58%) MCSE
17 11 (0.53%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 338 (16.42%) QA
2 39 (1.90%) Data Quality
3 37 (1.80%) SLA
4 22 (1.07%) PMO
5 20 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 14 (0.68%) GDPR
7 7 (0.34%) WCAG
8 5 (0.24%) PSD2
9 4 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.097%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.097%) FedRAMP
11 2 (0.097%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.097%) MiFID
11 2 (0.097%) NIST
11 2 (0.097%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.049%) PMBOK
System Software
1 422 (20.51%) Docker
2 84 (4.08%) Active Directory
3 73 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (1.46%) Hyper-V
5 20 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
5 20 (0.97%) XenApp
6 19 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (0.92%) vSphere
7 18 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (0.73%) XenDesktop
9 14 (0.68%) Firmware
10 10 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 9 (0.44%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.19%) GridGain
12 4 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.15%) Apache Flume
13 3 (0.15%) HDFS
13 3 (0.15%) KVM
14 2 (0.097%) etcd
14 2 (0.097%) iptables
Systems Management
1 239 (11.61%) Kubernetes
2 172 (8.36%) Ansible
3 141 (6.85%) Terraform
4 113 (5.49%) Puppet
5 91 (4.42%) Mesos
6 85 (4.13%) Marathon
7 68 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
8 53 (2.58%) Packer
9 44 (2.14%) Kibana
10 37 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
11 33 (1.60%) Nagios
12 32 (1.55%) Prometheus
13 28 (1.36%) SCCM
14 27 (1.31%) ZABBIX
15 25 (1.21%) HP ALM
15 25 (1.21%) HP SiteScope
16 24 (1.17%) Grafana
17 22 (1.07%) Istio
18 21 (1.02%) Docker Swarm
18 21 (1.02%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 398 (19.34%) Atlassian
2 316 (15.35%) Microsoft
3 141 (6.85%) Oracle
4 91 (4.42%) Salesforce.com
5 80 (3.89%) VMware
6 75 (3.64%) SAP
7 62 (3.01%) Google
7 62 (3.01%) Red Hat
8 58 (2.82%) Splunk
9 57 (2.77%) HP
10 45 (2.19%) Cisco
11 44 (2.14%) Sage
12 42 (2.04%) hybris
13 40 (1.94%) ServiceNow
14 31 (1.51%) Perforce
15 29 (1.41%) SaltStack
16 26 (1.26%) Sitecore
17 25 (1.21%) IBM
18 24 (1.17%) Adobe
18 24 (1.17%) Apple