Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 262 354 483
Rank change year-on-year +92 +129 +214
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 2,176 1,610 1,217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.28% 0.91% 0.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.73% 5.04% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,566 1,250 1,076
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £36,875 £35,000 £36,944
90th Percentile £82,625 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +11.11%

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 28,166 31,967 37,031
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.61% 18.05% 18.64%
Number of salaries quoted 22,505 25,809 31,481
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% -

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +99 2,082 £55,000 +4.76% 290
UK excluding London +109 1,120 £47,500 - 182
London +45 1,037 £60,000 - 121
South East +121 402 £50,000 - 41
North of England +90 259 £50,000 +11.11% 46
North West +80 170 £50,000 +11.11% 25
South West +5 148 £45,000 -5.26% 22
Midlands +94 137 £47,500 +5.56% 29
East of England +57 107 £47,500 -5.00% 31
West Midlands +71 84 £46,250 +23.33% 18
Yorkshire +31 73 £50,000 +33.33% 15
East Midlands +35 53 £47,500 -9.52% 11
Scotland +12 50 £51,250 -2.38% 7
North East -7 16 £40,000 - 6
Wales +25 15 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Northern Ireland +3 7 £62,500 +400.00% 2

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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 2,040 (93.75%) JIRA
2 1,656 (76.10%) Agile Software Development
3 827 (38.01%) Scrum
4 738 (33.92%) Java
5 735 (33.78%) Jenkins
6 660 (30.33%) SQL
7 641 (29.46%) DevOps
8 603 (27.71%) Linux
9 560 (25.74%) Test Automation
10 549 (25.23%) Finance
11 533 (24.49%) Git (software)
12 517 (23.76%) JavaScript
13 471 (21.65%) Amazon AWS
14 428 (19.67%) C#
15 388 (17.83%) Windows
16 385 (17.69%) Web Services
17 379 (17.42%) Python
18 378 (17.37%) Atlassian
19 376 (17.28%) HTML
20 374 (17.19%) QA
21 357 (16.41%) Microsoft Azure
22 351 (16.13%) TDD
23 343 (15.76%) Selenium
24 334 (15.35%) Continuous Integration
25 329 (15.12%) .NET
26 327 (15.03%) BDD
27 323 (14.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
28 318 (14.61%) SDLC
29 300 (13.79%) Bitbucket
30 292 (13.42%) Kanban

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
1 146 (6.71%) Apache
2 143 (6.57%) IIS
3 118 (5.42%) Tomcat
4 91 (4.18%) CMS
5 86 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
6 60 (2.76%) WebSphere
7 44 (2.02%) Cloud Foundry
7 44 (2.02%) JBoss
8 38 (1.75%) Mule
8 38 (1.75%) OpenStack
9 33 (1.52%) WebLogic
10 32 (1.47%) nginx
11 30 (1.38%) Apache Spark
11 30 (1.38%) SharePoint
12 21 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
13 17 (0.78%) WordPress
14 12 (0.55%) Skype for Business
15 11 (0.51%) SAS
16 10 (0.46%) GlassFish
16 10 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 82 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
2 60 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 55 (2.53%) MS Visio
4 41 (1.88%) Microsoft Project
5 31 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (0.37%) HipChat
7 7 (0.32%) InVision
8 6 (0.28%) UserZoom
9 4 (0.18%) Gliffy
9 4 (0.18%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.092%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.046%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.046%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.046%) Autodesk Inventor
11 1 (0.046%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 30 (1.38%) SAP Hybris
2 17 (0.78%) Documaker
3 15 (0.69%) Oracle ERP
3 15 (0.69%) Payment Gateway
4 12 (0.55%) Magento
5 11 (0.51%) SAP CRM
6 10 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
7 9 (0.41%) MetaTrader
8 8 (0.37%) Distributed Ledger
8 8 (0.37%) R3 Corda
9 6 (0.28%) NetSuite
9 6 (0.28%) SAP IS-U
10 5 (0.23%) Infor CRM
11 4 (0.18%) Markit EDM
11 4 (0.18%) Sage CRM
11 4 (0.18%) thinkFolio
12 2 (0.092%) Dynamics AX
12 2 (0.092%) Eikon
12 2 (0.092%) Oracle EBS
12 2 (0.092%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 471 (21.65%) Amazon AWS
2 357 (16.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 184 (8.46%) GitHub
4 137 (6.30%) Amazon EC2
5 129 (5.93%) AWS CloudFormation
6 126 (5.79%) SaaS
7 109 (5.01%) Amazon S3
8 101 (4.64%) IaaS
9 98 (4.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 97 (4.46%) Slack
11 96 (4.41%) Amazon SQS
12 89 (4.09%) Azure Active Directory
13 77 (3.54%) PaaS
14 38 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
15 31 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
16 28 (1.29%) OpenShift
17 26 (1.19%) Office 365
18 24 (1.10%) npm
19 22 (1.01%) Amazon ELB
19 22 (1.01%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 83 (3.81%) DNS
2 76 (3.49%) HTTP
3 64 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 57 (2.62%) SSL
5 52 (2.39%) Firewall
6 51 (2.34%) Internet
7 45 (2.07%) DHCP
8 41 (1.88%) VPN
9 29 (1.33%) SSH
10 27 (1.24%) Telnet
11 23 (1.06%) HTTPS
12 22 (1.01%) IPsec
13 21 (0.97%) SAN
14 19 (0.87%) SNMP
15 18 (0.83%) Cisco IOS
15 18 (0.83%) IMAP
15 18 (0.83%) SMTP
16 17 (0.78%) FTP
16 17 (0.78%) POP3
16 17 (0.78%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (13.01%) SQL Server
2 133 (6.11%) MySQL
3 116 (5.33%) Relational Database
4 103 (4.73%) Amazon RDS
5 102 (4.69%) MongoDB
6 97 (4.46%) NoSQL
7 78 (3.58%) Oracle Database
8 69 (3.17%) Big Data
9 57 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 42 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
10 42 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 40 (1.84%) Blockchain
12 37 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
13 36 (1.65%) Hadoop
14 35 (1.61%) Neo4j
14 35 (1.61%) Power BI
14 35 (1.61%) RDBMS
15 32 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
15 32 (1.47%) Redis
16 21 (0.97%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 2,040 (93.75%) JIRA
2 735 (33.78%) Jenkins
3 533 (24.49%) Git (software)
4 343 (15.76%) Selenium
5 323 (14.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 300 (13.79%) Bitbucket
7 277 (12.73%) TeamCity
8 216 (9.93%) Octopus Deploy
9 201 (9.24%) Maven
10 196 (9.01%) JUnit
11 175 (8.04%) Cucumber
12 141 (6.48%) Subversion
13 136 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
14 102 (4.69%) SoapUI
15 93 (4.27%) WebDriver
16 84 (3.86%) Visual Studio
17 76 (3.49%) SpecFlow
18 67 (3.08%) JMeter
19 63 (2.90%) NUnit
20 62 (2.85%) SonarQube
General
1 549 (25.23%) Finance
2 196 (9.01%) Banking
3 113 (5.19%) Retail
4 70 (3.22%) Marketing
5 57 (2.62%) Games
6 55 (2.53%) Investment Banking
7 39 (1.79%) Law
8 32 (1.47%) Advertising
8 32 (1.47%) Manufacturing
8 32 (1.47%) Publishing
9 28 (1.29%) Automotive
10 26 (1.19%) Telecoms
11 14 (0.64%) Electronics
11 14 (0.64%) Legal
12 13 (0.60%) Financial Institution
13 12 (0.55%) Front Office
14 11 (0.51%) Back Office
15 8 (0.37%) German Language
16 4 (0.18%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 534 (24.54%) Developer
2 352 (16.18%) Analyst
3 207 (9.51%) DevOps Engineer
4 159 (7.31%) Business Analyst
5 158 (7.26%) Java Developer
6 123 (5.65%) Senior Developer
7 117 (5.38%) Software Developer
8 112 (5.15%) Test Analyst
9 109 (5.01%) Software Engineer
10 97 (4.46%) Tester
11 96 (4.41%) Project Manager
12 93 (4.27%) Senior Analyst
13 86 (3.95%) Scrum Master
14 84 (3.86%) QA Engineer
15 78 (3.58%) .NET Developer
16 75 (3.45%) Java Engineer
17 71 (3.26%) Automation Tester
18 69 (3.17%) C# Developer
19 68 (3.13%) Test Engineer
20 64 (2.94%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 385 (17.69%) Web Services
2 376 (17.28%) HTML
3 329 (15.12%) .NET
4 291 (13.37%) REST
5 287 (13.19%) CSS
6 249 (11.44%) AngularJS
7 203 (9.33%) Spring
8 187 (8.59%) RESTful
9 179 (8.23%) HTML5
10 174 (8.00%) SOAP
11 159 (7.31%) JSON
12 143 (6.57%) Node.js
13 128 (5.88%) jQuery
14 123 (5.65%) .NET Framework
15 117 (5.38%) ASP.NET
15 117 (5.38%) XML
16 115 (5.28%) React
17 113 (5.19%) CSS3
18 104 (4.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 93 (4.27%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 215 (9.88%) User Experience
2 185 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
3 170 (7.81%) Mobile App
4 123 (5.65%) Computer Science
5 98 (4.50%) Fintech
6 84 (3.86%) Private Cloud
7 81 (3.72%) Wiki
8 71 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
9 41 (1.88%) Linux Command Line
10 40 (1.84%) Greenfield Project
11 39 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
12 26 (1.19%) Management Information System
13 25 (1.15%) Virtual Team
14 23 (1.06%) Clustering
15 21 (0.97%) Mainframe
16 20 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 19 (0.87%) Data Centre
17 19 (0.87%) iPad
18 18 (0.83%) Public Cloud
18 18 (0.83%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 603 (27.71%) Linux
2 388 (17.83%) Windows
3 129 (5.93%) CentOS
4 122 (5.61%) Windows Server
5 110 (5.06%) Unix
6 106 (4.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 97 (4.46%) Android
8 80 (3.68%) Apple iOS
9 39 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 33 (1.52%) Ubuntu
11 27 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (0.97%) Debian
13 19 (0.87%) Solaris
14 14 (0.64%) Windows 10
15 12 (0.55%) Windows 7
16 8 (0.37%) FreeRTOS
16 8 (0.37%) Mac OS X
16 8 (0.37%) ThreadX
17 7 (0.32%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,656 (76.10%) Agile Software Development
2 827 (38.01%) Scrum
3 641 (29.46%) DevOps
4 560 (25.74%) Test Automation
5 351 (16.13%) TDD
6 334 (15.35%) Continuous Integration
7 327 (15.03%) BDD
8 318 (14.61%) SDLC
9 292 (13.42%) Kanban
10 290 (13.33%) Project Management
11 261 (11.99%) Problem-Solving
12 228 (10.48%) Software Engineering
13 224 (10.29%) Microservices
14 221 (10.16%) User Stories
15 183 (8.41%) Waterfall
16 180 (8.27%) OO
17 173 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
17 173 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
18 167 (7.67%) Continuous Improvement
19 162 (7.44%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 738 (33.92%) Java
2 660 (30.33%) SQL
3 517 (23.76%) JavaScript
4 428 (19.67%) C#
5 379 (17.42%) Python
6 199 (9.15%) PowerShell
7 163 (7.49%) Bash Shell
8 118 (5.42%) C++
9 113 (5.19%) Ruby
10 101 (4.64%) T-SQL
11 99 (4.55%) Java 8
12 91 (4.18%) PHP
13 90 (4.14%) Perl
14 89 (4.09%) C
15 56 (2.57%) Scala
16 50 (2.30%) ES6
17 37 (1.70%) PL/SQL
18 34 (1.56%) Shell Script
19 32 (1.47%) TypeScript
20 31 (1.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 221 (10.16%) Degree
2 104 (4.78%) ISTQB
3 92 (4.23%) Security Cleared
4 70 (3.22%) ISEB
5 65 (2.99%) DV Cleared
6 40 (1.84%) PMI Certification
7 37 (1.70%) SC Cleared
8 32 (1.47%) PMP
9 28 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
10 22 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
11 18 (0.83%) AWS Certification
12 16 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 15 (0.69%) MCSE
14 14 (0.64%) CBAP
14 14 (0.64%) IIBA
15 9 (0.41%) CISSP
16 8 (0.37%) MCP
17 6 (0.28%) CISA
17 6 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
17 6 (0.28%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 374 (17.19%) QA
2 40 (1.84%) SLA
3 21 (0.97%) PMO
4 12 (0.55%) GCP
5 8 (0.37%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.28%) IFRS
6 6 (0.28%) IFRS 9
6 6 (0.28%) ISO 8583
7 5 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.18%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.18%) ISO 13485
8 4 (0.18%) PSD2
9 3 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.14%) GDPR
9 3 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.14%) SEPA
10 2 (0.092%) WAI
10 2 (0.092%) WCAG
11 1 (0.046%) GMP
11 1 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 241 (11.08%) Docker
2 151 (6.94%) Active Directory
3 89 (4.09%) Virtual Machines
4 80 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 32 (1.47%) Hyper-V
6 19 (0.87%) VirtualBox
7 18 (0.83%) Samba
8 14 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (0.55%) Xen
10 11 (0.51%) Firmware
11 10 (0.46%) vSphere
12 6 (0.28%) XenServer
13 4 (0.18%) ACF2
13 4 (0.18%) KVM
13 4 (0.18%) RACF
14 2 (0.092%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 2 (0.092%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.092%) pfSense
14 2 (0.092%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.092%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 254 (11.67%) Ansible
2 175 (8.04%) Puppet
3 127 (5.84%) Opscode Chef
4 88 (4.04%) Kubernetes
5 70 (3.22%) Terraform
6 50 (2.30%) Nagios
7 46 (2.11%) Kibana
8 32 (1.47%) HP ALM
9 29 (1.33%) Packer
10 28 (1.29%) logstash
11 17 (0.78%) Rancher
11 17 (0.78%) Sysdig
11 17 (0.78%) vRealize
12 15 (0.69%) SCCM
13 14 (0.64%) Icinga
13 14 (0.64%) Salt
14 12 (0.55%) ZABBIX
15 10 (0.46%) Control-M
15 10 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
16 9 (0.41%) Grafana
Vendors
1 378 (17.37%) Atlassian
2 245 (11.26%) Microsoft
3 241 (11.08%) Oracle
4 147 (6.76%) New Relic
5 122 (5.61%) Red Hat
6 117 (5.38%) VMware
7 93 (4.27%) Splunk
8 87 (4.00%) HP
9 85 (3.91%) Trend Micro
10 75 (3.45%) AppDynamics
11 64 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
12 55 (2.53%) SAP
13 51 (2.34%) Google
13 51 (2.34%) hybris
14 45 (2.07%) WorldPay
15 44 (2.02%) IBM
16 35 (1.61%) ServiceNow
17 32 (1.47%) Sitecore
18 31 (1.42%) Cisco
19 27 (1.24%) Citrix