Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 200 225 261
Rank change year-on-year +25 +36 +89
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 900 1,958 2,180
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.65% 1.46% 1.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.81% 9.97% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 799 1,395 1,569
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £35,750
90th Percentile £83,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +10.84%

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 7,618 19,645 25,948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.94% 14.66% 16.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6,350 15,798 20,887
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,871
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% - +8.75%

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 +23 858 £60,000 +4.35% 195
London +63 455 £65,000 - 80
UK excluding London -5 413 £52,500 - 125
South East -7 133 £55,000 -8.33% 26
Midlands +99 92 £46,250 -6.30% 17
Work from Home -37 89 £57,500 - 32
South West +62 77 £60,000 +26.32% 19
West Midlands +68 72 £47,500 -3.77% 14
North of England -25 67 £55,170 +10.34% 43
North West -7 30 £50,000 +8.70% 17
East of England +55 25 £60,000 +4.35% 9
Yorkshire +41 22 £57,500 +15.00% 19
East Midlands +80 20 £42,500 -17.07% 3
North East +11 15 £57,500 +67.78% 7
Scotland +57 10 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Wales +24 8 £47,500 +5.56% 6
Northern Ireland +20 1 £26,500 -35.76%

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 860 (95.56%) JIRA
2 583 (64.78%) Agile Software Development
3 271 (30.11%) Scrum
4 269 (29.89%) Java
5 268 (29.78%) Git (software)
6 242 (26.89%) DevOps
7 224 (24.89%) AWS
8 222 (24.67%) SQL
9 217 (24.11%) Azure
10 216 (24.00%) Finance
11 207 (23.00%) Linux
12 194 (21.56%) Python
13 189 (21.00%) Test Automation
14 176 (19.56%) Atlassian
15 163 (18.11%) Jenkins
15 163 (18.11%) JavaScript
16 160 (17.78%) Docker
17 154 (17.11%) Microsoft
18 142 (15.78%) SQL Server
19 141 (15.67%) Software Engineering
20 134 (14.89%) .NET
21 125 (13.89%) Bitbucket
22 124 (13.78%) C#
23 120 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
24 116 (12.89%) Kanban
25 115 (12.78%) Windows
26 114 (12.67%) Degree
26 114 (12.67%) QA
26 114 (12.67%) Microservices
27 110 (12.22%) HTML

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 63 (7.00%) SharePoint
2 24 (2.67%) WebSphere
3 21 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (2.11%) Tomcat
5 18 (2.00%) WebLogic
6 17 (1.89%) IIS
7 15 (1.67%) Apache
8 14 (1.56%) CMS
9 13 (1.44%) JBoss
10 11 (1.22%) MS Exchange
11 10 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
12 8 (0.89%) Drupal
12 8 (0.89%) nginx
13 7 (0.78%) GlassFish
14 6 (0.67%) Apache Spark
14 6 (0.67%) MQSeries
15 4 (0.44%) OpenStack
16 3 (0.33%) Apache Solr
16 3 (0.33%) IBM Domino
16 3 (0.33%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 50 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (3.89%) Microsoft Project
3 34 (3.78%) Microsoft Excel
4 28 (3.11%) MS Visio
5 25 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 16 (1.78%) Chatbot
7 10 (1.11%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.44%) Sketch
9 3 (0.33%) Zeplin
10 2 (0.22%) Figma
10 2 (0.22%) InVision
10 2 (0.22%) Simulink
10 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.11%) Flinto
11 1 (0.11%) MadCap Flare
Business Applications
1 7 (0.78%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 7 (0.78%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 6 (0.67%) Magento
3 4 (0.44%) BASE24
4 3 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.33%) Shopify
5 2 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.22%) Eikon
5 2 (0.22%) SAP FI-CA
5 2 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.22%) SAP PSCD
5 2 (0.22%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.22%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 224 (24.89%) AWS
2 217 (24.11%) Azure
3 74 (8.22%) SaaS
4 52 (5.78%) Azure Active Directory
5 49 (5.44%) GitHub
6 48 (5.33%) Office 365
6 48 (5.33%) Slack
7 34 (3.78%) PaaS
7 34 (3.78%) Serverless
8 24 (2.67%) AWS CloudFormation
8 24 (2.67%) GCP
9 22 (2.44%) AWS Lambda
10 21 (2.33%) IaaS
10 21 (2.33%) Mavenlink
10 21 (2.33%) Trello
11 18 (2.00%) Amazon S3
12 17 (1.89%) OpenShift
13 14 (1.56%) npm
13 14 (1.56%) Power Platform
14 10 (1.11%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 47 (5.22%) TCP/IP
2 41 (4.56%) DNS
3 40 (4.44%) Firewall
4 29 (3.22%) HTTP
5 20 (2.22%) VPN
6 15 (1.67%) FTP
6 15 (1.67%) IMAP
6 15 (1.67%) Intranet
6 15 (1.67%) SMTP
7 11 (1.22%) Ethernet
7 11 (1.22%) VoIP
8 10 (1.11%) Network Security
9 9 (1.00%) Internet
10 7 (0.78%) DHCP
11 6 (0.67%) OpenLDAP
11 6 (0.67%) Skype
11 6 (0.67%) SSL
12 5 (0.56%) 5G
12 5 (0.56%) DMZ
12 5 (0.56%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (15.78%) SQL Server
2 73 (8.11%) MongoDB
2 73 (8.11%) NoSQL
3 64 (7.11%) PostgreSQL
4 37 (4.11%) MySQL
5 21 (2.33%) Big Data
6 17 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
6 17 (1.89%) Blockchain
6 17 (1.89%) DB2
7 16 (1.78%) Azure SQL Database
8 15 (1.67%) Hadoop
9 13 (1.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 13 (1.44%) Relational Database
9 13 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (1.22%) Redis
12 10 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (1.00%) Cosmos DB
13 9 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (0.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 860 (95.56%) JIRA
2 268 (29.78%) Git (software)
3 163 (18.11%) Jenkins
4 125 (13.89%) Bitbucket
5 93 (10.33%) Selenium
6 75 (8.33%) JUnit
7 46 (5.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 41 (4.56%) GitLab
9 38 (4.22%) Cucumber
10 36 (4.00%) WebDriver
11 35 (3.89%) Maven
12 34 (3.78%) SpecFlow
13 32 (3.56%) Artifactory
13 32 (3.56%) JMeter
14 29 (3.22%) Postman
14 29 (3.22%) TeamCity
15 27 (3.00%) Mockito
16 24 (2.67%) Vagrant
17 23 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
18 22 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 216 (24.00%) Finance
2 47 (5.22%) Banking
3 33 (3.67%) Games
4 29 (3.22%) Public Sector
4 29 (3.22%) Telecoms
5 25 (2.78%) Retail
6 21 (2.33%) Marketing
7 16 (1.78%) Retail Banking
8 13 (1.44%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.22%) Electronics
9 11 (1.22%) Law
10 10 (1.11%) Aerospace
11 9 (1.00%) Front Office
12 7 (0.78%) Automotive
12 7 (0.78%) Housing Association
13 6 (0.67%) Advertising
14 5 (0.56%) Billing
15 4 (0.44%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.44%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 240 (26.67%) Developer
2 98 (10.89%) Analyst
3 64 (7.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 56 (6.22%) Java Developer
5 51 (5.67%) Software Engineer
6 48 (5.33%) Senior Developer
7 44 (4.89%) Project Manager
8 43 (4.78%) Full Stack Developer
9 39 (4.33%) Business Analyst
10 36 (4.00%) Administrator
11 35 (3.89%) C# Developer
12 33 (3.67%) JIRA Administrator
13 32 (3.56%) .NET Developer
13 32 (3.56%) Lead Developer
13 32 (3.56%) Scrum Master
14 31 (3.44%) Architect
15 28 (3.11%) Tester
16 26 (2.89%) Product Manager
16 26 (2.89%) Test Engineer
17 23 (2.56%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (14.89%) .NET
2 110 (12.22%) HTML
3 104 (11.56%) CSS
4 102 (11.33%) RESTful
5 93 (10.33%) React
6 92 (10.22%) AngularJS
7 74 (8.22%) REST
8 73 (8.11%) XML
9 64 (7.11%) Spring
10 62 (6.89%) Web Services
11 57 (6.33%) Node.js
12 45 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 43 (4.78%) Redux
14 42 (4.67%) ASP.NET
15 38 (4.22%) J2EE
16 36 (4.00%) JSON
16 36 (4.00%) Kafka
17 35 (3.89%) ASP.NET MVC
18 34 (3.78%) .NET Framework
19 33 (3.67%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 105 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (6.67%) User Experience
3 59 (6.56%) Mobile App
4 31 (3.44%) Public Cloud
5 30 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
6 23 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 22 (2.44%) Hedge funds
8 18 (2.00%) Replication
9 15 (1.67%) Virtual Team
10 13 (1.44%) Algorithms
10 13 (1.44%) Data Centre
10 13 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
10 13 (1.44%) Social Media
11 12 (1.33%) Blog
12 10 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (0.89%) iPhone
14 8 (0.89%) SWIFT
15 7 (0.78%) Device Driver
15 7 (0.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 207 (23.00%) Linux
2 115 (12.78%) Windows
3 54 (6.00%) CentOS
4 48 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 46 (5.11%) Unix
6 39 (4.33%) Windows Server
7 34 (3.78%) Android
8 22 (2.44%) Ubuntu
8 22 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (2.33%) Apple iOS
9 21 (2.33%) Windows 10
10 20 (2.22%) Debian
11 17 (1.89%) VMS
12 10 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (1.11%) Windows Server 2019
13 7 (0.78%) CoreOS
13 7 (0.78%) Embedded Linux
14 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2016
15 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 583 (64.78%) Agile Software Development
2 271 (30.11%) Scrum
3 242 (26.89%) DevOps
4 189 (21.00%) Test Automation
5 141 (15.67%) Software Engineering
6 120 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
7 116 (12.89%) Kanban
8 114 (12.67%) Microservices
9 95 (10.56%) TDD
10 91 (10.11%) SDLC
11 89 (9.89%) Project Management
12 80 (8.89%) User Stories
13 79 (8.78%) Fintech
14 75 (8.33%) Open Source
15 73 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
15 73 (8.11%) Unit Testing
16 67 (7.44%) BDD
16 67 (7.44%) ITIL
17 64 (7.11%) Mentoring
18 62 (6.89%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 269 (29.89%) Java
2 222 (24.67%) SQL
3 194 (21.56%) Python
4 163 (18.11%) JavaScript
5 124 (13.78%) C#
6 67 (7.44%) TypeScript
7 61 (6.78%) PowerShell
8 60 (6.67%) Bash Shell
9 55 (6.11%) Shell Script
10 52 (5.78%) C++
11 49 (5.44%) C
12 39 (4.33%) T-SQL
13 38 (4.22%) Perl
14 31 (3.44%) Java 8
14 31 (3.44%) Ruby
15 29 (3.22%) VB.NET
16 19 (2.11%) Groovy
17 16 (1.78%) XPath
18 14 (1.56%) Go
18 14 (1.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 114 (12.67%) Degree
2 96 (10.67%) Security Cleared
3 63 (7.00%) SC Cleared
4 32 (3.56%) DV Cleared
5 17 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (1.56%) AWS Certification
6 14 (1.56%) ISTQB
7 11 (1.22%) ISEB
8 6 (0.67%) CCNP
8 6 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.67%) CISSP
8 6 (0.67%) CSPO
8 6 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.56%) IIBA
10 4 (0.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 4 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.33%) CBAP
11 3 (0.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (12.67%) QA
2 13 (1.44%) PMO
3 11 (1.22%) SLA
4 5 (0.56%) GDPR
4 5 (0.56%) WCAG
5 4 (0.44%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.44%) ISO 8583
5 4 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.22%) Government Security Classifications
6 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.22%) NCSC
7 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.11%) IEC 62304
7 1 (0.11%) NIST
System Software
1 160 (17.78%) Docker
2 97 (10.78%) Active Directory
3 39 (4.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (1.11%) XenApp
6 9 (1.00%) VirtualBox
7 8 (0.89%) Firmware
8 7 (0.78%) GlusterFS
9 4 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.44%) LXC
9 4 (0.44%) vSphere
10 2 (0.22%) HDFS
10 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.22%) iptables
10 2 (0.22%) vCloud
10 2 (0.22%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.11%) NFS
11 1 (0.11%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 95 (10.56%) Ansible
1 95 (10.56%) Kubernetes
2 89 (9.89%) Terraform
3 31 (3.44%) Puppet
4 24 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
6 15 (1.67%) Grafana
7 14 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
8 13 (1.44%) SCCM
9 9 (1.00%) Kibana
9 9 (1.00%) Nagios
10 8 (0.89%) ZABBIX
11 7 (0.78%) Packer
11 7 (0.78%) Prometheus
12 6 (0.67%) Rancher
13 5 (0.56%) Docker Swarm
13 5 (0.56%) Graylog
14 3 (0.33%) Control-M
14 3 (0.33%) ITRS Geneos
14 3 (0.33%) logstash
Vendors
1 176 (19.56%) Atlassian
2 154 (17.11%) Microsoft
3 87 (9.67%) Oracle
4 59 (6.56%) VMware
5 38 (4.22%) Red Hat
6 30 (3.33%) ServiceNow
7 28 (3.11%) Google
8 24 (2.67%) IBM
9 22 (2.44%) Splunk
10 19 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
11 18 (2.00%) SAP
12 16 (1.78%) Wrike
13 15 (1.67%) HP
14 14 (1.56%) MuleSoft
15 10 (1.11%) AppDynamics
15 10 (1.11%) Citrix
16 9 (1.00%) Juniper
17 8 (0.89%) Apple
17 8 (0.89%) New Relic
18 7 (0.78%) SolarWinds