Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 328 431 589
Rank change year-on-year +103 +158 +163
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 1,630 1,241 900
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.93% 0.71% 0.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.49% 3.94% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,210 1,015 691
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year -2.11% -3.06% +22.50%

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 29,675 31,476 38,973
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.00% 17.90% 18.81%
Number of salaries quoted 24,446 26,439 32,595
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +2.56%

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 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 +77 1,563 £55,000 - 229
UK excluding London +105 823 £46,500 -2.11% 141
London +31 798 £62,500 +4.17% 96
South East +110 253 £50,000 - 40
North of England +43 178 £45,000 -5.26% 40
Midlands +146 170 £42,000 -1.18% 8
West Midlands +102 134 £39,500 -9.44% 4
North West +38 106 £47,500 +5.56% 25
South West -18 92 £47,500 -2.56% 27
East of England -31 72 £50,000 +11.11% 18
Yorkshire +2 62 £40,000 -23.81% 12
Scotland -6 51 £52,500 +19.32% 7
East Midlands +45 36 £52,500 +85.84% 4
North East -12 10 £36,250 -18.97% 3
Northern Ireland -19 5 £12,500 -68.75%
Wales +11 3 £24,000 -46.67% 1

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT jobs citing Confluence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Confluence.

1 1,558 (95.58%) JIRA
2 1,151 (70.61%) Agile Software Development
3 667 (40.92%) Java
4 582 (35.71%) Scrum
5 486 (29.82%) Jenkins
6 418 (25.64%) SQL
7 412 (25.28%) DevOps
8 410 (25.15%) Linux
9 406 (24.91%) Continuous Integration
10 373 (22.88%) Git (software)
11 369 (22.64%) Finance
12 368 (22.58%) Test Automation
13 358 (21.96%) Python
14 355 (21.78%) TDD
15 347 (21.29%) JavaScript
16 338 (20.74%) Amazon AWS
17 296 (18.16%) BDD
18 290 (17.79%) Atlassian
19 261 (16.01%) HTML
20 253 (15.52%) QA
21 250 (15.34%) Puppet
22 241 (14.79%) Selenium
23 236 (14.48%) Windows
24 235 (14.42%) SDLC
25 233 (14.29%) .NET
26 232 (14.23%) Docker
27 229 (14.05%) TeamCity
28 227 (13.93%) C#
29 224 (13.74%) SQL Server
30 219 (13.44%) Degree

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
1 143 (8.77%) Apache
2 116 (7.12%) Tomcat
3 79 (4.85%) IIS
4 49 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
4 49 (3.01%) JBoss
5 47 (2.88%) WebSphere
6 41 (2.52%) CMS
7 36 (2.21%) OpenStack
8 32 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 30 (1.84%) nginx
10 28 (1.72%) DataSynapse
11 26 (1.60%) Apache Spark
11 26 (1.60%) WebLogic
12 25 (1.53%) Apache Synapse
13 16 (0.98%) SharePoint
14 13 (0.80%) Mule
14 13 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
15 12 (0.74%) MS Exchange
16 11 (0.67%) Apache Solr
16 11 (0.67%) uWSGI
Applications
1 36 (2.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
3 33 (2.02%) MS Visio
4 17 (1.04%) HipChat
4 17 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (0.18%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.18%) Simulink
7 1 (0.061%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.061%) InDesign
7 1 (0.061%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 30 (1.84%) Payment Gateway
2 21 (1.29%) SAP Hybris
3 20 (1.23%) Magento
4 10 (0.61%) MetaTrader
5 8 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (0.43%) Workfront
7 4 (0.25%) R3 Corda
8 3 (0.18%) Exstream
8 3 (0.18%) ION MarketView
9 2 (0.12%) Unica
10 1 (0.061%) Distributed Ledger
10 1 (0.061%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.061%) Radian6
10 1 (0.061%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 338 (20.74%) Amazon AWS
2 195 (11.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (3.80%) SaaS
4 60 (3.68%) IaaS
5 59 (3.62%) PaaS
6 45 (2.76%) GitHub
6 45 (2.76%) Slack
7 37 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
8 27 (1.66%) Amazon S3
9 26 (1.60%) OpenShift
10 23 (1.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 23 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
11 21 (1.29%) Office 365
11 21 (1.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 19 (1.17%) Amazon SQS
13 18 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
13 18 (1.10%) Trello
14 13 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
15 9 (0.55%) BrowserStack
15 9 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 51 (3.13%) DNS
1 51 (3.13%) HTTP
2 50 (3.07%) VPN
3 49 (3.01%) Firewall
4 42 (2.58%) SSL
5 37 (2.27%) Internet
6 30 (1.84%) TCP/IP
7 29 (1.78%) DHCP
8 22 (1.35%) WAN
9 19 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (0.92%) NetScaler
10 15 (0.92%) VoIP
11 14 (0.86%) DMZ
11 14 (0.86%) VLAN
12 13 (0.80%) ATM
12 13 (0.80%) Broadband
12 13 (0.80%) SNMP
13 12 (0.74%) Kerberos
13 12 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
14 11 (0.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (13.74%) SQL Server
2 185 (11.35%) MySQL
3 151 (9.26%) NoSQL
4 135 (8.28%) PostgreSQL
5 94 (5.77%) Relational Database
6 83 (5.09%) MongoDB
7 82 (5.03%) Big Data
8 41 (2.52%) RDBMS
9 34 (2.09%) Hadoop
10 33 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
11 26 (1.60%) Amazon RDS
11 26 (1.60%) Blockchain
12 24 (1.47%) Endeca
13 22 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
13 22 (1.35%) Infinispan
14 21 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 20 (1.23%) DB2
16 19 (1.17%) Oracle Database
17 18 (1.10%) Neo4j
18 15 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1,558 (95.58%) JIRA
2 486 (29.82%) Jenkins
3 373 (22.88%) Git (software)
4 241 (14.79%) Selenium
5 229 (14.05%) TeamCity
6 218 (13.37%) Subversion
7 205 (12.58%) Cucumber
8 199 (12.21%) Maven
9 165 (10.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 143 (8.77%) JUnit
11 105 (6.44%) Bitbucket
12 101 (6.20%) Octopus Deploy
13 84 (5.15%) WebDriver
14 77 (4.72%) JMeter
15 68 (4.17%) SoapUI
16 67 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
17 65 (3.99%) Sonatype Nexus
18 57 (3.50%) SpecFlow
19 56 (3.44%) IntelliJ
20 52 (3.19%) Eclipse
General
1 369 (22.64%) Finance
2 176 (10.80%) Banking
3 111 (6.81%) Retail
4 93 (5.71%) Marketing
5 74 (4.54%) Investment Banking
6 67 (4.11%) Games
7 47 (2.88%) Telecoms
8 43 (2.64%) Retail Banking
9 42 (2.58%) Front Office
10 27 (1.66%) Advertising
11 24 (1.47%) Law
12 22 (1.35%) Publishing
13 19 (1.17%) Legal
14 14 (0.86%) Back Office
15 13 (0.80%) Electronics
15 13 (0.80%) Financial Institution
16 12 (0.74%) Manufacturing
17 9 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.43%) Automotive
18 7 (0.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 488 (29.94%) Developer
2 250 (15.34%) Analyst
3 207 (12.70%) Java Developer
4 165 (10.12%) DevOps Engineer
5 133 (8.16%) Business Analyst
6 122 (7.48%) Tester
7 114 (6.99%) Senior Developer
8 70 (4.29%) Scrum Master
9 63 (3.87%) Software Engineer
10 62 (3.80%) Automation Tester
11 61 (3.74%) Test Engineer
12 56 (3.44%) QA Engineer
13 53 (3.25%) Agile Business Analyst
13 53 (3.25%) Developer in Test
13 53 (3.25%) Team Leader
14 49 (3.01%) Software Developer
15 48 (2.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 46 (2.82%) Lead Developer
16 46 (2.82%) Test Analyst
17 42 (2.58%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (16.01%) HTML
2 233 (14.29%) .NET
3 209 (12.82%) AngularJS
4 204 (12.52%) REST
5 199 (12.21%) Spring
6 191 (11.72%) Web Services
7 149 (9.14%) RESTful
8 147 (9.02%) CSS
9 141 (8.65%) XML
10 113 (6.93%) Hibernate
11 111 (6.81%) SOAP
12 110 (6.75%) JSON
12 110 (6.75%) Node.js
13 74 (4.54%) jQuery
14 73 (4.48%) Java EE
14 73 (4.48%) React
15 67 (4.11%) ASP.NET
16 64 (3.93%) HTML5
17 55 (3.37%) J2EE
18 53 (3.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 120 (7.36%) Computer Science
2 115 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
3 93 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
4 71 (4.36%) Mobile App
5 68 (4.17%) User Experience
6 56 (3.44%) Fintech
7 54 (3.31%) Linux Command Line
8 52 (3.19%) Data Centre
9 41 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 39 (2.39%) iPad
11 37 (2.27%) Management Information System
12 36 (2.21%) Wiki
13 32 (1.96%) Derivative
14 27 (1.66%) Client/Server
15 25 (1.53%) Exotic Derivative
15 25 (1.53%) Market Risk
16 23 (1.41%) Replication
17 21 (1.29%) Online Games
18 18 (1.10%) Clustering
18 18 (1.10%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 410 (25.15%) Linux
2 236 (14.48%) Windows
3 136 (8.34%) Unix
4 90 (5.52%) Windows Server
5 61 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 58 (3.56%) CentOS
7 56 (3.44%) Android
8 48 (2.94%) Apple iOS
9 41 (2.52%) Ubuntu
10 31 (1.90%) Debian
11 27 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
12 23 (1.41%) Solaris
13 13 (0.80%) Fedora
14 8 (0.49%) Windows 10
15 7 (0.43%) Windows 7
16 6 (0.37%) ThreadX
16 6 (0.37%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.31%) AIX
17 5 (0.31%) CoreOS
17 5 (0.31%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,151 (70.61%) Agile Software Development
2 582 (35.71%) Scrum
3 412 (25.28%) DevOps
4 406 (24.91%) Continuous Integration
5 368 (22.58%) Test Automation
6 355 (21.78%) TDD
7 296 (18.16%) BDD
8 235 (14.42%) SDLC
9 193 (11.84%) Kanban
10 144 (8.83%) E-Commerce
11 141 (8.65%) Software Engineering
12 133 (8.16%) OO
13 130 (7.98%) Continuous Delivery
14 126 (7.73%) Configuration Management
14 126 (7.73%) Microservices
15 124 (7.61%) Release Management
15 124 (7.61%) User Stories
16 121 (7.42%) Stakeholder Management
17 118 (7.24%) Mentoring
18 115 (7.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 667 (40.92%) Java
2 418 (25.64%) SQL
3 358 (21.96%) Python
4 347 (21.29%) JavaScript
5 227 (13.93%) C#
6 170 (10.43%) PHP
7 141 (8.65%) Ruby
8 120 (7.36%) PowerShell
9 115 (7.06%) Bash Shell
10 90 (5.52%) C
11 86 (5.28%) C++
11 86 (5.28%) Shell Script
12 75 (4.60%) Perl
13 48 (2.94%) Scala
14 47 (2.88%) Groovy
15 41 (2.52%) VB.NET
16 33 (2.02%) VBA
17 23 (1.41%) PL/SQL
18 21 (1.29%) Objective-C
18 21 (1.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 219 (13.44%) Degree
2 116 (7.12%) Security Cleared
3 79 (4.85%) ISTQB
4 67 (4.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 38 (2.33%) ISEB
6 33 (2.02%) DV Cleared
7 25 (1.53%) SC Cleared
8 23 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 13 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (0.67%) Master's Degree
11 9 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
11 9 (0.55%) PMI Certification
12 8 (0.49%) AWS Certification
12 8 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.43%) MCSE
14 6 (0.37%) CBAP
14 6 (0.37%) MCSA
14 6 (0.37%) PMP
15 5 (0.31%) MCP
15 5 (0.31%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 253 (15.52%) QA
2 19 (1.17%) GDPR
3 12 (0.74%) SLA
4 8 (0.49%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.37%) PMO
6 3 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.18%) IEC 61508
6 3 (0.18%) IEC 62304
6 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.18%) MiFID
6 3 (0.18%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.061%) EMIR
8 1 (0.061%) GCP
8 1 (0.061%) HL7
8 1 (0.061%) WCAG
System Software
1 232 (14.23%) Docker
2 65 (3.99%) Active Directory
3 55 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (1.84%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (1.10%) Hyper-V
6 16 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (0.80%) Postfix
8 11 (0.67%) BIND 9
8 11 (0.67%) Kamailio
8 11 (0.67%) vSphere
9 10 (0.61%) HDFS
10 6 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 6 (0.37%) GlusterFS
10 6 (0.37%) VirtualBox
11 5 (0.31%) Apache Flume
12 4 (0.25%) Varnish
13 3 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.18%) NFS
13 3 (0.18%) XenApp
14 2 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 250 (15.34%) Puppet
2 201 (12.33%) Ansible
3 115 (7.06%) Opscode Chef
4 89 (5.46%) Nagios
5 71 (4.36%) Kubernetes
6 53 (3.25%) Terraform
7 46 (2.82%) Kibana
8 33 (2.02%) Icinga
9 28 (1.72%) logstash
10 17 (1.04%) HAProxy
11 13 (0.80%) Cacti
11 13 (0.80%) ZABBIX
12 12 (0.74%) Mesos
13 11 (0.67%) Munin
14 10 (0.61%) Perfmon
15 9 (0.55%) Marathon
15 9 (0.55%) SCOM
16 8 (0.49%) Control-M
16 8 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
16 8 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 290 (17.79%) Atlassian
2 210 (12.88%) Oracle
3 157 (9.63%) Microsoft
4 79 (4.85%) Red Hat
5 77 (4.72%) VMware
6 74 (4.54%) IBM
7 62 (3.80%) Splunk
8 59 (3.62%) Google
9 52 (3.19%) HP
10 46 (2.82%) hybris
11 45 (2.76%) SAP
12 39 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
13 31 (1.90%) AppDynamics
14 29 (1.78%) CA Agile Central
14 29 (1.78%) Citrix
15 27 (1.66%) Cisco
15 27 (1.66%) New Relic
16 26 (1.60%) TIBCO
17 22 (1.35%) Veeam
18 19 (1.17%) Zend