Period
to 20 September 2020

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 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 192 231 264
Rank change year-on-year +39 +33 +85
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 890 2,091 2,186
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.81% 1.48% 1.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.70% 9.96% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 759 1,469 1,582
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,000 £35,750
90th Percentile £83,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 7,006 20,988 27,771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.28% 14.86% 16.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5,693 16,573 22,312
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% -1.15% +4.82%

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 20 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Confluence in the UK

Confluence
Top 18 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 20 September 2020. 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 +32 842 £60,000 +4.35% 136
London +75 469 £67,500 +3.85% 45
UK excluding London +18 400 £50,000 -4.76% 106
South East +1 133 £52,500 -10.64% 18
South West +71 74 £52,500 +14.13% 13
North of England +33 74 £47,500 -5.00% 23
Midlands +112 63 £45,000 -8.84% 25
West Midlands +97 53 £45,000 -8.84% 17
Work from Home -22 46 £53,750 -17.31% 17
North West -1 39 £49,157 -1.69% 10
Yorkshire +114 30 £45,000 -10.00% 5
East of England +99 24 £47,500 -17.39% 13
Wales +49 21 £47,000 +17.50% 4
East Midlands +82 10 £60,000 +20.00% 8
Scotland +58 9 £52,500 +5.00% 9
North East +17 5 £60,000 +14.29% 8
Northern Ireland +18 1 £26,500 -11.67% 2
Isle of Man - 1 £33,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 September 2020, 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.

1 841 (94.49%) JIRA
2 572 (64.27%) Agile Software Development
3 261 (29.33%) Scrum
4 258 (28.99%) DevOps
5 246 (27.64%) Git (software)
6 238 (26.74%) Java
7 225 (25.28%) Finance
8 211 (23.71%) SQL
9 205 (23.03%) Azure
10 195 (21.91%) AWS
11 191 (21.46%) Linux
12 189 (21.24%) Test Automation
13 188 (21.12%) Docker
14 185 (20.79%) Jenkins
15 176 (19.78%) Python
16 156 (17.53%) Software Engineering
17 144 (16.18%) .NET
17 144 (16.18%) Atlassian
18 142 (15.96%) JavaScript
19 136 (15.28%) SQL Server
20 128 (14.38%) Kubernetes
21 125 (14.04%) Microservices
21 125 (14.04%) Degree
22 117 (13.15%) C#
23 116 (13.03%) Microsoft
24 112 (12.58%) Bitbucket
25 106 (11.91%) Problem-Solving
26 105 (11.80%) Security Cleared
27 104 (11.69%) TDD
28 103 (11.57%) Continuous Integration

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 51 (5.73%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.58%) Apache
3 22 (2.47%) WebSphere
4 21 (2.36%) IIS
5 20 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (1.57%) Tomcat
7 11 (1.24%) OpenStack
7 11 (1.24%) WebLogic
8 10 (1.12%) CMS
8 10 (1.12%) JBoss
9 9 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (0.90%) Apache Spark
11 7 (0.79%) GlassFish
11 7 (0.79%) MS Exchange
12 6 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (0.56%) nginx
14 4 (0.45%) Drupal
14 4 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
15 3 (0.34%) Apache Airflow
15 3 (0.34%) WildFly
Applications
1 51 (5.73%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (3.37%) Microsoft Project
3 25 (2.81%) MS Visio
4 24 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
5 12 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (0.90%) Chatbot
7 5 (0.56%) MadCap Flare
8 4 (0.45%) Camtasia
8 4 (0.45%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.34%) InVision
9 3 (0.34%) Sketch
9 3 (0.34%) Zeplin
10 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.11%) Adobe XD
10 1 (0.11%) Figma
10 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.12%) BASE24
2 7 (0.79%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 3 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.34%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.22%) Maximo
4 2 (0.22%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.11%) Magento
5 1 (0.11%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 205 (23.03%) Azure
2 195 (21.91%) AWS
3 60 (6.74%) GitHub
4 59 (6.63%) SaaS
5 43 (4.83%) Serverless
6 40 (4.49%) Slack
7 36 (4.04%) Azure Active Directory
8 35 (3.93%) Office 365
9 34 (3.82%) OpenShift
10 31 (3.48%) AWS CloudFormation
11 28 (3.15%) AWS Lambda
11 28 (3.15%) GCP
12 26 (2.92%) PaaS
13 17 (1.91%) Mavenlink
14 15 (1.69%) Amazon S3
15 14 (1.57%) Trello
16 13 (1.46%) AWS Fargate
16 13 (1.46%) npm
17 12 (1.35%) IaaS
17 12 (1.35%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.38%) TCP/IP
2 33 (3.71%) Firewall
3 21 (2.36%) DNS
4 20 (2.25%) HTTP
4 20 (2.25%) VPN
5 13 (1.46%) IPv4
5 13 (1.46%) MPLS
6 12 (1.35%) BGP
6 12 (1.35%) HSRP
6 12 (1.35%) RSVP
6 12 (1.35%) SNMP
6 12 (1.35%) VPLS
6 12 (1.35%) VRRP
7 10 (1.12%) ATM
7 10 (1.12%) FTP
8 9 (1.01%) Broadband
8 9 (1.01%) IMAP
8 9 (1.01%) Skype
8 9 (1.01%) SMTP
9 8 (0.90%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (15.28%) SQL Server
2 68 (7.64%) NoSQL
3 65 (7.30%) MongoDB
3 65 (7.30%) PostgreSQL
4 38 (4.27%) MySQL
5 23 (2.58%) Oracle Database
6 21 (2.36%) Big Data
7 17 (1.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 17 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (1.80%) Amazon RDS
8 16 (1.80%) Relational Database
9 14 (1.57%) Hadoop
10 13 (1.46%) Oracle Database 12c
10 13 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (1.24%) Blockchain
12 11 (1.24%) DB2
12 11 (1.24%) Power BI
13 10 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
13 10 (1.12%) Redis
Development Applications
1 841 (94.49%) JIRA
2 246 (27.64%) Git (software)
3 185 (20.79%) Jenkins
4 112 (12.58%) Bitbucket
5 89 (10.00%) Selenium
6 51 (5.73%) JUnit
7 47 (5.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 43 (4.83%) GitLab
9 36 (4.04%) Vagrant
10 35 (3.93%) Cucumber
11 33 (3.71%) SpecFlow
12 32 (3.60%) TeamCity
12 32 (3.60%) WebDriver
13 28 (3.15%) Mockito
13 28 (3.15%) Sonatype Nexus
14 25 (2.81%) Artifactory
15 23 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
16 21 (2.36%) SoapUI
16 21 (2.36%) SonarQube
17 19 (2.13%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 225 (25.28%) Finance
2 65 (7.30%) Banking
3 29 (3.26%) Telecoms
4 26 (2.92%) Games
5 23 (2.58%) Public Sector
6 20 (2.25%) Marketing
7 16 (1.80%) Retail
8 13 (1.46%) Advertising
8 13 (1.46%) Retail Banking
9 12 (1.35%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.12%) Aerospace
11 9 (1.01%) Electronics
12 8 (0.90%) Front Office
13 7 (0.79%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.56%) Local Government
15 4 (0.45%) Back Office
15 4 (0.45%) Korean Language
16 3 (0.34%) German Language
16 3 (0.34%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 232 (26.07%) Developer
2 114 (12.81%) Analyst
3 64 (7.19%) Administrator
4 62 (6.97%) DevOps Engineer
5 59 (6.63%) Software Engineer
6 52 (5.84%) Business Analyst
7 49 (5.51%) Senior Developer
8 48 (5.39%) Java Developer
9 47 (5.28%) Lead Developer
10 45 (5.06%) JIRA Administrator
11 39 (4.38%) .NET Developer
12 37 (4.16%) Project Manager
13 36 (4.04%) Tester
14 35 (3.93%) C# Developer
15 34 (3.82%) Scrum Master
16 29 (3.26%) Full Stack Developer
17 27 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
18 24 (2.70%) Architect
18 24 (2.70%) Python Developer
19 23 (2.58%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (16.18%) .NET
2 94 (10.56%) RESTful
3 87 (9.78%) HTML
4 84 (9.44%) React
5 82 (9.21%) CSS
6 76 (8.54%) Web Services
7 74 (8.31%) REST
8 68 (7.64%) AngularJS
9 59 (6.63%) Spring
10 58 (6.52%) Node.js
11 47 (5.28%) XML
12 46 (5.17%) Kafka
13 41 (4.61%) .NET Core
13 41 (4.61%) Redux
14 32 (3.60%) JMS
15 31 (3.48%) Elastic Stack
16 30 (3.37%) .NET Framework
17 29 (3.26%) JSON
18 28 (3.15%) ASP.NET
18 28 (3.15%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 85 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (5.17%) User Experience
3 38 (4.27%) Mobile App
4 32 (3.60%) Hedge funds
5 31 (3.48%) Public Cloud
6 27 (3.03%) Data Centre
7 24 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
8 19 (2.13%) Algorithms
8 19 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
9 15 (1.69%) Social Media
10 14 (1.57%) Blog
11 13 (1.46%) Management Information System
11 13 (1.46%) Replication
12 12 (1.35%) Device Driver
12 12 (1.35%) SIMD
12 12 (1.35%) Virtual Team
13 10 (1.12%) EMV
13 10 (1.12%) Tandem
14 9 (1.01%) iPhone
14 9 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 191 (21.46%) Linux
2 79 (8.88%) Windows
3 55 (6.18%) CentOS
4 46 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (3.48%) Ubuntu
6 21 (2.36%) Android
6 21 (2.36%) Debian
6 21 (2.36%) VMS
6 21 (2.36%) Windows Server
6 21 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (2.13%) Unix
8 18 (2.02%) Windows 10
9 12 (1.35%) Windows Server 2019
10 9 (1.01%) Apple iOS
10 9 (1.01%) Embedded Linux
11 7 (0.79%) CoreOS
11 7 (0.79%) FreeBSD
11 7 (0.79%) FreeNAS
12 6 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.67%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 572 (64.27%) Agile Software Development
2 261 (29.33%) Scrum
3 258 (28.99%) DevOps
4 189 (21.24%) Test Automation
5 156 (17.53%) Software Engineering
6 125 (14.04%) Microservices
7 106 (11.91%) Problem-Solving
8 104 (11.69%) TDD
9 103 (11.57%) Continuous Integration
10 92 (10.34%) Kanban
11 82 (9.21%) Open Source
12 78 (8.76%) Fintech
12 78 (8.76%) Project Management
13 75 (8.43%) Mentoring
13 75 (8.43%) User Stories
14 70 (7.87%) SDLC
15 65 (7.30%) Regression Testing
15 65 (7.30%) Technical Leadership
16 63 (7.08%) BDD
17 60 (6.74%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 238 (26.74%) Java
2 211 (23.71%) SQL
3 176 (19.78%) Python
4 142 (15.96%) JavaScript
5 117 (13.15%) C#
6 60 (6.74%) Bash Shell
7 59 (6.63%) PowerShell
8 56 (6.29%) C
8 56 (6.29%) C++
9 47 (5.28%) TypeScript
9 47 (5.28%) VB.NET
10 38 (4.27%) Java 8
10 38 (4.27%) Shell Script
11 28 (3.15%) T-SQL
12 24 (2.70%) PHP
13 21 (2.36%) Perl
14 19 (2.13%) Ruby
15 12 (1.35%) R
16 11 (1.24%) PL/SQL
17 10 (1.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 125 (14.04%) Degree
2 105 (11.80%) Security Cleared
3 64 (7.19%) SC Cleared
4 38 (4.27%) DV Cleared
5 27 (3.03%) ISTQB
6 20 (2.25%) ISEB
7 14 (1.57%) AWS Certification
7 14 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (1.12%) CBAP
9 6 (0.67%) IIBA
9 6 (0.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 6 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.34%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.22%) CCIE Service Provider
12 2 (0.22%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.22%) RHCSA
12 2 (0.22%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (11.35%) QA
2 12 (1.35%) SLA
3 10 (1.12%) ISO 8583
4 6 (0.67%) GDPR
5 5 (0.56%) PMO
6 4 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.34%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.22%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.11%) COBIT
9 1 (0.11%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.11%) IEC 62304
9 1 (0.11%) NCSC
9 1 (0.11%) NIST
System Software
1 188 (21.12%) Docker
2 94 (10.56%) Active Directory
3 43 (4.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.24%) Firmware
4 11 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (0.90%) VirtualBox
6 8 (0.90%) vSphere
7 7 (0.79%) GlusterFS
7 7 (0.79%) KVM
8 6 (0.67%) Terminal Server
8 6 (0.67%) XenApp
9 4 (0.45%) LXC
10 3 (0.34%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.22%) iptables
11 2 (0.22%) vCloud
12 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.11%) NFS
12 1 (0.11%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 128 (14.38%) Kubernetes
2 96 (10.79%) Ansible
3 75 (8.43%) Terraform
4 43 (4.83%) Puppet
5 31 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (2.13%) Microsoft Intune
6 19 (2.13%) SCCM
7 17 (1.91%) Grafana
8 8 (0.90%) Prometheus
8 8 (0.90%) Rancher
8 8 (0.90%) ZABBIX
9 7 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (0.79%) Packer
9 7 (0.79%) Proxmox
10 6 (0.67%) Graylog
10 6 (0.67%) Nagios
10 6 (0.67%) SCOM
11 5 (0.56%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (0.56%) Kibana
11 5 (0.56%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 144 (16.18%) Atlassian
2 116 (13.03%) Microsoft
3 96 (10.79%) Oracle
4 57 (6.40%) VMware
5 51 (5.73%) Red Hat
6 33 (3.71%) IBM
7 20 (2.25%) Splunk
8 19 (2.13%) Google
9 17 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
9 17 (1.91%) ServiceNow
10 15 (1.69%) HP
10 15 (1.69%) SAP
11 13 (1.46%) Cisco
12 12 (1.35%) MuleSoft
13 10 (1.12%) Huawei
13 10 (1.12%) Nokia
14 9 (1.01%) Adobe
14 9 (1.01%) Juniper
14 9 (1.01%) SaltStack
15 8 (0.90%) Dell