Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
England > West Midlands
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 214 208 311
Rank change year-on-year -6 +103 -15
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 74 114 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.90% 1.14% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.52% 7.45% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 49 74 19
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £44,738
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -16.18% +11.84%
10th Percentile £27,000 £29,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,375 £52,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1,135 1,531 1,778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.77% 15.33% 16.01%
Number of salaries quoted 911 1,275 1,400
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Confluence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Confluence in the West Midlands

Confluence
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Confluence in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Confluence in the West Midlands

Confluence
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Confluence in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Confluence in the West Midlands

Confluence
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Confluence within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 10 December 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
Shropshire +12 27 £40,000 -5.88% 16
Warwickshire +43 18 £45,000 +28.57%
Birmingham +18 17 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Coventry -14 5 £54,000 +6.93% 4
Staffordshire +18 2 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Solihull - 1 £39,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £55,000 - 1
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 67 (90.54%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (74.32%) JIRA
3 42 (56.76%) Atlassian
4 37 (50.00%) Windows
5 35 (47.30%) Git (software)
6 31 (41.89%) JavaScript
7 30 (40.54%) Scrum
8 26 (35.14%) Jenkins
9 25 (33.78%) Python
10 23 (31.08%) HTML
10 23 (31.08%) SQL
11 22 (29.73%) C#
11 22 (29.73%) CSS
11 22 (29.73%) QA
12 21 (28.38%) AngularJS
13 20 (27.03%) Windows 10
14 18 (24.32%) Visual Studio
15 17 (22.97%) Microsoft Office
15 17 (22.97%) .NET
15 17 (22.97%) LINQ
15 17 (22.97%) Visual Studio Code
15 17 (22.97%) npm
15 17 (22.97%) NuGet
15 17 (22.97%) HTML5
15 17 (22.97%) Entity Framework
15 17 (22.97%) CSS3
16 16 (21.62%) KnockoutJS
16 16 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
16 16 (21.62%) CCTV
17 15 (20.27%) Java

Confluence
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 10 (13.51%) Apache
1 10 (13.51%) nginx
1 10 (13.51%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.05%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 17 (22.97%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.35%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) SAP FI-CA
1 4 (5.41%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 17 (22.97%) npm
1 17 (22.97%) NuGet
2 11 (14.86%) GitHub
3 3 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.57%) Internet
2 10 (13.51%) DNS
2 10 (13.51%) SSL
3 3 (4.05%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.22%) MySQL
1 12 (16.22%) SQLite
2 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
3 8 (10.81%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.05%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 55 (74.32%) JIRA
2 35 (47.30%) Git (software)
3 26 (35.14%) Jenkins
4 18 (24.32%) Visual Studio
5 17 (22.97%) Visual Studio Code
6 16 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (17.57%) Subversion
8 11 (14.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (14.86%) Cucumber
9 10 (13.51%) Bitbucket
9 10 (13.51%) GoCD
9 10 (13.51%) Selenium
9 10 (13.51%) Vagrant
10 5 (6.76%) SoapUI
11 4 (5.41%) CircleCI
11 4 (5.41%) JBehave
11 4 (5.41%) JUnit
11 4 (5.41%) PHPUnit
11 4 (5.41%) WebDriver
12 3 (4.05%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (8.11%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.76%) Finance
3 1 (1.35%) Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Games
3 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (51.35%) Developer
2 18 (24.32%) Software Developer
3 12 (16.22%) Analyst
4 9 (12.16%) Full Stack Developer
5 8 (10.81%) Applications Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (9.46%) .NET Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Business Analyst
7 6 (8.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (8.11%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Android Developer
8 4 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (4.05%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (4.05%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Senior Support Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Senior Technical Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (31.08%) HTML
2 22 (29.73%) CSS
3 21 (28.38%) AngularJS
4 17 (22.97%) .NET
4 17 (22.97%) CSS3
4 17 (22.97%) Entity Framework
4 17 (22.97%) HTML5
4 17 (22.97%) LINQ
5 16 (21.62%) KnockoutJS
6 14 (18.92%) .NET Core
7 13 (17.57%) .NET Framework
7 13 (17.57%) Code First Entity Framework
7 13 (17.57%) REST
7 13 (17.57%) Sass
8 12 (16.22%) Angular 2
8 12 (16.22%) Vue.js
9 8 (10.81%) Backbone.js
9 8 (10.81%) XML
10 7 (9.46%) JSON
10 7 (9.46%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.62%) CCTV
2 13 (17.57%) Internet of Things
3 12 (16.22%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (14.86%) Algorithms
4 11 (14.86%) Data Structures
5 4 (5.41%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.41%) SCADA
6 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.70%) Wiki
8 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (50.00%) Windows
2 20 (27.03%) Windows 10
3 13 (17.57%) Linux
3 13 (17.57%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.41%) Android
4 4 (5.41%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.05%) CentOS
5 3 (4.05%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (90.54%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (40.54%) Scrum
3 14 (18.92%) DevOps
4 13 (17.57%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (17.57%) TDD
5 12 (16.22%) Project Management
5 12 (16.22%) SDLC
5 12 (16.22%) Test Automation
6 11 (14.86%) Issue Tracking
6 11 (14.86%) Multithreading
7 10 (13.51%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (13.51%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (9.46%) OO
8 7 (9.46%) Waterfall
9 6 (8.11%) Defect Management
9 6 (8.11%) Front End Development
9 6 (8.11%) Open Source
9 6 (8.11%) Test Scripting
10 5 (6.76%) API Testing
10 5 (6.76%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 31 (41.89%) JavaScript
2 25 (33.78%) Python
3 23 (31.08%) SQL
4 22 (29.73%) C#
5 15 (20.27%) Java
6 10 (13.51%) Bash Shell
6 10 (13.51%) Perl
6 10 (13.51%) PowerShell
6 10 (13.51%) Ruby
7 5 (6.76%) PHP
8 4 (5.41%) VBScript
9 1 (1.35%) Groovy
9 1 (1.35%) Scala
9 1 (1.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (8.11%) ISEB
2 5 (6.76%) ISTQB
2 5 (6.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (5.41%) Degree
4 1 (1.35%) APMP
4 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (29.73%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.46%) Docker
2 4 (5.41%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.05%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (13.51%) Ansible
1 10 (13.51%) Terraform
2 4 (5.41%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.35%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 42 (56.76%) Atlassian
2 13 (17.57%) BT
3 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.41%) Apple
4 4 (5.41%) SAP
5 3 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (4.05%) VMware
6 1 (1.35%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.35%) HP
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle