Period
to 29 January 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 29 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
UK
6 months to
29 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 217 244 342
Rank change year-on-year +27 +98 +94
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 1,897 2,159 1,621
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.51% 1.42% 0.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.30% 8.87% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,308 1,414 1,211
UK median annual salary £56,000 £53,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.66% +0.95% -4.55%
10th Percentile £36,668 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £82,875 £83,750 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +7.53% -2.11%

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 18,419 24,327 29,500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.69% 16.00% 17.01%
Number of salaries quoted 14,815 19,408 24,351
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +4.88% +2.50%

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 29 January 2020.

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 29 January 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 +38 1,823 £57,500 +6.48% 303
UK excluding London +44 1,146 £52,500 +5.00% 199
London -12 712 £62,500 -3.85% 120
South East +68 446 £57,500 +15.00% 57
North of England +20 292 £52,500 +7.94% 38
North West +8 158 £50,000 - 23
East of England +95 126 £57,500 +21.05% 19
Yorkshire +33 118 £56,000 +12.00% 13
South West +58 113 £50,000 -2.91% 30
Midlands +11 111 £50,000 +11.11% 38
West Midlands +33 85 £50,000 +17.65% 20
Wales +5 38 £45,000 -8.24% 5
East Midlands +12 20 £55,000 +10.00% 17
Scotland -6 19 £48,002 -12.72% 10
North East +13 16 £34,272 -23.84% 2
Northern Ireland -6 1 £22,500 -64.00% 1
Isle of Man - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1,828 (96.36%) JIRA
2 1,443 (76.07%) Agile Software Development
3 761 (40.12%) Scrum
4 555 (29.26%) Jenkins
5 554 (29.20%) DevOps
6 551 (29.05%) Java
7 543 (28.62%) Test Automation
8 472 (24.88%) Finance
9 459 (24.20%) Git (software)
10 430 (22.67%) AWS
11 378 (19.93%) Azure
11 378 (19.93%) Problem-Solving
12 376 (19.82%) TDD
13 360 (18.98%) Python
14 344 (18.13%) C#
15 334 (17.61%) JavaScript
16 333 (17.55%) Continuous Integration
17 329 (17.34%) Docker
18 318 (16.76%) SQL
19 311 (16.39%) Atlassian
20 308 (16.24%) Microservices
21 295 (15.55%) SDLC
22 292 (15.39%) BDD
23 288 (15.18%) Bitbucket
24 287 (15.13%) QA
25 275 (14.50%) Microsoft
26 274 (14.44%) .NET
27 271 (14.29%) Linux
28 270 (14.23%) Selenium
29 246 (12.97%) Windows

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 96 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 52 (2.74%) Apache
3 48 (2.53%) CMS
4 37 (1.95%) Tomcat
5 34 (1.79%) Drupal
6 32 (1.69%) IIS
7 27 (1.42%) Apache Spark
8 21 (1.11%) WebSphere
8 21 (1.11%) WordPress
9 20 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
9 20 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
10 17 (0.90%) SugarCRM
11 16 (0.84%) Mule
12 15 (0.79%) JBoss
13 12 (0.63%) Apache Solr
13 12 (0.63%) SAS
14 10 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
14 10 (0.53%) nginx
15 9 (0.47%) Anypoint
15 9 (0.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 75 (3.95%) Microsoft Office
2 50 (2.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 48 (2.53%) MS Visio
4 41 (2.16%) Microsoft Project
5 31 (1.63%) HipChat
6 20 (1.05%) InVision
6 20 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 19 (1.00%) Zeplin
8 17 (0.90%) Adobe XD
9 11 (0.58%) Gliffy
10 5 (0.26%) Camtasia
10 5 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.21%) Photoshop
12 3 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
12 3 (0.16%) CATIA
12 3 (0.16%) PlantUML
12 3 (0.16%) Sketch
13 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
13 2 (0.11%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 47 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (1.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 13 (0.69%) Magento
4 6 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.26%) Teamcenter
6 4 (0.21%) CA PPM
6 4 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.16%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.16%) SAP PSCD
7 3 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
7 3 (0.16%) Shopify
8 2 (0.11%) HFM
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
8 2 (0.11%) Softmar
9 1 (0.053%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.053%) Distributed Ledger
9 1 (0.053%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.053%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 430 (22.67%) AWS
2 378 (19.93%) Azure
3 149 (7.85%) GitHub
4 124 (6.54%) Slack
5 83 (4.38%) Office 365
6 75 (3.95%) GCP
7 67 (3.53%) Amazon EC2
8 66 (3.48%) OpenShift
9 64 (3.37%) SaaS
10 63 (3.32%) AWS CloudFormation
11 57 (3.00%) Serverless
12 45 (2.37%) IaaS
13 43 (2.27%) Amazon S3
13 43 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
13 43 (2.27%) PaaS
14 40 (2.11%) npm
14 40 (2.11%) Trello
15 32 (1.69%) Sage Pay
16 26 (1.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 25 (1.32%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 67 (3.53%) DNS
2 48 (2.53%) TCP/IP
3 38 (2.00%) Firewall
4 34 (1.79%) Skype
5 25 (1.32%) VPN
6 24 (1.27%) HTTP
7 22 (1.16%) SSL
8 18 (0.95%) Internet
9 17 (0.90%) VLAN
10 16 (0.84%) DHCP
11 14 (0.74%) OpenLDAP
11 14 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (0.63%) GoToMeeting
12 12 (0.63%) IPsec
12 12 (0.63%) Wireless
13 11 (0.58%) NetScaler
14 10 (0.53%) MPLS
15 9 (0.47%) IPv4
15 9 (0.47%) SAN
15 9 (0.47%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (9.07%) SQL Server
2 93 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
3 82 (4.32%) MongoDB
4 67 (3.53%) NoSQL
5 61 (3.22%) MySQL
6 57 (3.00%) Redis
7 52 (2.74%) Relational Database
8 48 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
9 43 (2.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 42 (2.21%) Amazon RDS
10 42 (2.21%) Big Data
11 27 (1.42%) Hadoop
12 23 (1.21%) RDBMS
13 22 (1.16%) DB2
14 21 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 19 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 18 (0.95%) Oracle Database
17 17 (0.90%) Amazon Redshift
18 16 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
19 14 (0.74%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 1,828 (96.36%) JIRA
2 555 (29.26%) Jenkins
3 459 (24.20%) Git (software)
4 288 (15.18%) Bitbucket
5 270 (14.23%) Selenium
6 192 (10.12%) Cucumber
7 178 (9.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 134 (7.06%) Maven
9 112 (5.90%) JUnit
10 102 (5.38%) WebDriver
11 100 (5.27%) TeamCity
12 92 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
13 90 (4.74%) JMeter
13 90 (4.74%) SonarQube
14 81 (4.27%) SoapUI
15 64 (3.37%) IntelliJ
16 60 (3.16%) SpecFlow
17 55 (2.90%) Artifactory
18 52 (2.74%) Subversion
19 50 (2.64%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 472 (24.88%) Finance
2 146 (7.70%) Banking
3 99 (5.22%) Retail
4 85 (4.48%) Public Sector
5 62 (3.27%) Marketing
6 40 (2.11%) Legal
7 33 (1.74%) Telecoms
8 32 (1.69%) Publishing
9 30 (1.58%) Advertising
10 29 (1.53%) Manufacturing
11 27 (1.42%) Games
12 22 (1.16%) Back Office
13 20 (1.05%) Financial Institution
14 17 (0.90%) Retail Banking
15 13 (0.69%) Electronics
16 12 (0.63%) Aerospace
17 11 (0.58%) Automotive
17 11 (0.58%) Billing
18 10 (0.53%) Front Office
19 8 (0.42%) Military
Job Titles
1 408 (21.51%) Developer
2 246 (12.97%) Analyst
3 149 (7.85%) DevOps Engineer
4 133 (7.01%) Business Analyst
5 127 (6.69%) Software Engineer
6 93 (4.90%) Architect
7 78 (4.11%) Project Manager
8 76 (4.01%) .NET Developer
8 76 (4.01%) Senior Developer
8 76 (4.01%) Test Analyst
8 76 (4.01%) Test Engineer
9 73 (3.85%) Java Developer
10 68 (3.58%) Java Engineer
11 67 (3.53%) QA Engineer
12 61 (3.22%) C# Developer
13 55 (2.90%) Scrum Master
13 55 (2.90%) Senior Analyst
14 54 (2.85%) Java Software Engineer
15 52 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
16 51 (2.69%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (14.44%) .NET
2 194 (10.23%) CSS
3 176 (9.28%) HTML
4 171 (9.01%) Web Services
5 165 (8.70%) REST
6 145 (7.64%) Spring
7 142 (7.49%) JSON
8 139 (7.33%) AngularJS
9 133 (7.01%) RESTful
10 129 (6.80%) React
11 111 (5.85%) Node.js
12 85 (4.48%) SOAP
13 80 (4.22%) Spring Boot
14 77 (4.06%) HTML5
15 69 (3.64%) Kafka
16 62 (3.27%) .NET Core
16 62 (3.27%) jQuery
16 62 (3.27%) XML
17 59 (3.11%) Angular 2
17 59 (3.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 223 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 98 (5.17%) User Experience
3 89 (4.69%) Self-Motivation
4 79 (4.16%) Mobile App
5 53 (2.79%) Greenfield Project
6 46 (2.42%) Public Cloud
7 45 (2.37%) Wiki
8 37 (1.95%) Cloud Native
8 37 (1.95%) Hybrid Cloud
9 35 (1.85%) Data Centre
9 35 (1.85%) Management Information System
10 33 (1.74%) PKI
11 31 (1.63%) Linux Command Line
12 28 (1.48%) iPad
13 25 (1.32%) Virtual Team
14 16 (0.84%) Data Structures
15 14 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
16 13 (0.69%) Algorithms
16 13 (0.69%) Online Banking
17 10 (0.53%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 271 (14.29%) Linux
2 246 (12.97%) Windows
3 97 (5.11%) Unix
4 65 (3.43%) Android
5 52 (2.74%) Apple iOS
6 51 (2.69%) Windows Server
7 37 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 35 (1.85%) CentOS
9 19 (1.00%) Ubuntu
10 15 (0.79%) Windows 10
10 15 (0.79%) Windows 7
11 14 (0.74%) OS/400
12 12 (0.63%) Mac OS
13 11 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (0.47%) Solaris
15 8 (0.42%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.32%) Debian
17 4 (0.21%) SUSE
17 4 (0.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 4 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,443 (76.07%) Agile Software Development
2 761 (40.12%) Scrum
3 554 (29.20%) DevOps
4 543 (28.62%) Test Automation
5 378 (19.93%) Problem-Solving
6 376 (19.82%) TDD
7 333 (17.55%) Continuous Integration
8 308 (16.24%) Microservices
9 295 (15.55%) SDLC
10 292 (15.39%) BDD
11 245 (12.92%) Kanban
12 229 (12.07%) Project Management
13 212 (11.18%) Waterfall
14 203 (10.70%) Software Engineering
15 178 (9.38%) Coaching
16 173 (9.12%) Stakeholder Management
17 172 (9.07%) E-Commerce
18 165 (8.70%) User Stories
19 161 (8.49%) Mentoring
20 159 (8.38%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 551 (29.05%) Java
2 360 (18.98%) Python
3 344 (18.13%) C#
4 334 (17.61%) JavaScript
5 318 (16.76%) SQL
6 116 (6.11%) Bash Shell
7 108 (5.69%) PowerShell
8 83 (4.38%) Scala
9 79 (4.16%) ES6
10 72 (3.80%) C
11 71 (3.74%) Ruby
12 66 (3.48%) TypeScript
13 62 (3.27%) PHP
14 60 (3.16%) C++
15 53 (2.79%) Java 8
16 42 (2.21%) Groovy
16 42 (2.21%) T-SQL
17 37 (1.95%) Go
18 28 (1.48%) PL/SQL
19 26 (1.37%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 218 (11.49%) Degree
2 114 (6.01%) ISTQB
3 95 (5.01%) Security Cleared
4 74 (3.90%) ISEB
5 68 (3.58%) Computer Science Degree
6 45 (2.37%) SC Cleared
7 32 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 23 (1.21%) DV Cleared
8 23 (1.21%) Postgraduate
9 19 (1.00%) AWS Certification
9 19 (1.00%) RHCE
10 14 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (0.63%) IIBA
12 12 (0.63%) MCP
13 11 (0.58%) CCA
13 11 (0.58%) IBM Certification
14 10 (0.53%) PMI Certification
14 10 (0.53%) PMP
15 9 (0.47%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 287 (15.13%) QA
2 39 (2.06%) Data Quality
3 27 (1.42%) SLA
4 21 (1.11%) PMO
5 14 (0.74%) GDPR
6 11 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 8 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.26%) PMBOK
9 4 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (0.21%) MiFID
9 4 (0.21%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.16%) Government Security Classifications
10 3 (0.16%) NCSC
10 3 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.053%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.053%) NIST
11 1 (0.053%) PSD2
System Software
1 329 (17.34%) Docker
2 70 (3.69%) Active Directory
3 32 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (1.32%) Hyper-V
5 17 (0.90%) vSphere
6 11 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (0.58%) XenApp
7 10 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.26%) Firmware
9 5 (0.26%) KVM
9 5 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (0.26%) VirtualBox
9 5 (0.26%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.16%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (0.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 2 (0.11%) GlusterFS
11 2 (0.11%) iptables
12 1 (0.053%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 199 (10.49%) Ansible
2 185 (9.75%) Kubernetes
3 164 (8.65%) Terraform
4 128 (6.75%) Puppet
5 83 (4.38%) Opscode Chef
6 56 (2.95%) Packer
7 52 (2.74%) HP ALM
7 52 (2.74%) Mesos
8 45 (2.37%) Marathon
9 27 (1.42%) ZABBIX
10 26 (1.37%) Nagios
11 25 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
12 23 (1.21%) Kibana
13 21 (1.11%) Docker Swarm
13 21 (1.11%) SCOM
14 20 (1.05%) HP SiteScope
15 19 (1.00%) SCCM
16 17 (0.90%) Istio
17 16 (0.84%) Grafana
17 16 (0.84%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 311 (16.39%) Atlassian
2 275 (14.50%) Microsoft
3 135 (7.12%) Oracle
4 88 (4.64%) SAP
5 82 (4.32%) HP
6 75 (3.95%) Salesforce.com
7 70 (3.69%) hybris
8 55 (2.90%) Google
9 54 (2.85%) IBM
10 46 (2.42%) Red Hat
11 44 (2.32%) CA
12 40 (2.11%) VMware
13 39 (2.06%) Adobe
14 38 (2.00%) Sage
15 36 (1.90%) Delphix
16 33 (1.74%) Splunk
17 31 (1.63%) ServiceNow
18 29 (1.53%) SaltStack
19 27 (1.42%) Perforce
20 26 (1.37%) Cisco