Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 217 226 274
Rank change year-on-year +9 +48 +53
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 62 84 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.81% 0.93% 0.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.31% 6.81% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 40 53 36
West Midlands median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.78% +16.13% -8.82%
10th Percentile £33,625 £35,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £56,375
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -4.55%

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 982 1,234 1,455
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 12.89% 13.68% 14.62%
Number of salaries quoted 765 940 1,238
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +6.85%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 22 August 2019.

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 22 August 2019. 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
Coventry +24 22 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Warwickshire -2 15 £40,000 +3.23% 3
Shropshire -18 8 £55,000 -4.35% 3
Worcestershire -6 6 £37,500 -16.67% 2
Wednesbury - 5 £37,500 -
Birmingham +25 2 £47,500 +15.15% 4
Staffordshire -5 2 £26,000 -46.39%
Solihull -18 1 £65,000 +66.67% 1
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 62 (100.00%) JIRA
2 47 (75.81%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (40.32%) Java
4 21 (33.87%) AWS
5 20 (32.26%) Problem-Solving
5 20 (32.26%) TDD
6 17 (27.42%) SQL
6 17 (27.42%) SQL Server
6 17 (27.42%) Microsoft
6 17 (27.42%) Customer Requirements
6 17 (27.42%) Git (software)
6 17 (27.42%) Azure
7 16 (25.81%) AngularJS
7 16 (25.81%) .NET
7 16 (25.81%) QA
7 16 (25.81%) ISTQB
8 15 (24.19%) C#
8 15 (24.19%) Test Automation
8 15 (24.19%) DevOps
8 15 (24.19%) React
9 14 (22.58%) RESTful
9 14 (22.58%) ASP.NET
10 13 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (20.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 12 (19.35%) Greenfield Project
11 12 (19.35%) .NET Core
11 12 (19.35%) Serverless
11 12 (19.35%) XML
11 12 (19.35%) Data Modelling
11 12 (19.35%) Scrum

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 5 (8.06%) Apache Solr
1 5 (8.06%) CMS
1 5 (8.06%) Drupal
2 4 (6.45%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.23%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (33.87%) AWS
2 17 (27.42%) Azure
3 12 (19.35%) Serverless
4 11 (17.74%) GitHub
5 7 (11.29%) GCP
6 5 (8.06%) Fastly
6 5 (8.06%) Heroku
7 3 (4.84%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.61%) BrowserStack
9 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.90%) HTTPS
1 8 (12.90%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.42%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.13%) MySQL
3 9 (14.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 7 (11.29%) Big Data
5 5 (8.06%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.84%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (3.23%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (3.23%) Cognos Query Studio
7 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.23%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 62 (100.00%) JIRA
2 17 (27.42%) Git (software)
3 11 (17.74%) Visual Studio
4 10 (16.13%) Visual Studio Team System
5 8 (12.90%) Mercurial
5 8 (12.90%) Zephyr
6 7 (11.29%) Selenium
7 6 (9.68%) Cucumber
7 6 (9.68%) SoapUI
8 5 (8.06%) Vagrant
9 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
9 4 (6.45%) JIRA Agile
9 4 (6.45%) Toad
10 3 (4.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (1.61%) Appium
11 1 (1.61%) Maven
11 1 (1.61%) Ranorex
11 1 (1.61%) Robot Framework
11 1 (1.61%) Robotium
11 1 (1.61%) TestNG
General
1 11 (17.74%) Retail
2 7 (11.29%) Automotive
3 5 (8.06%) Finance
4 2 (3.23%) Games
5 1 (1.61%) Law
5 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (16.13%) Developer
1 10 (16.13%) Software Engineer
2 8 (12.90%) Analyst
2 8 (12.90%) Tester
3 7 (11.29%) Architect
3 7 (11.29%) Cloud Architect
3 7 (11.29%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 7 (11.29%) Project Manager
3 7 (11.29%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (9.68%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Senior Tester
5 5 (8.06%) .NET Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Applications Developer
5 5 (8.06%) CRM Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Drupal Developer
5 5 (8.06%) PHP Developer
5 5 (8.06%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 5 (8.06%) PHP Web Applications Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Web Applications Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.81%) .NET
1 16 (25.81%) AngularJS
2 15 (24.19%) React
3 14 (22.58%) ASP.NET
3 14 (22.58%) RESTful
4 12 (19.35%) .NET Core
4 12 (19.35%) XML
5 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (16.13%) CSS
6 10 (16.13%) HTML
7 9 (14.52%) .NET Framework
7 9 (14.52%) HTML5
7 9 (14.52%) JSON
7 9 (14.52%) Sass
8 7 (11.29%) Node.js
9 4 (6.45%) Web Services
10 3 (4.84%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (3.23%) Kendo UI
12 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (1.61%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (11.29%) User Experience
4 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (9.68%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.61%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.61%) Life Science
5 1 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Windows
2 6 (9.68%) Unix
3 5 (8.06%) Linux
3 5 (8.06%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (75.81%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (32.26%) Problem-Solving
2 20 (32.26%) TDD
3 17 (27.42%) Customer Requirements
4 15 (24.19%) DevOps
4 15 (24.19%) Test Automation
5 13 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (19.35%) Data Modelling
6 12 (19.35%) Scrum
7 11 (17.74%) Regression Testing
7 11 (17.74%) SDLC
7 11 (17.74%) Software Engineering
8 10 (16.13%) Acceptance Criteria
8 10 (16.13%) BDD
8 10 (16.13%) Defect Management
8 10 (16.13%) Mentoring
8 10 (16.13%) Performance Testing
8 10 (16.13%) User Stories
9 9 (14.52%) Analytics
10 8 (12.90%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 25 (40.32%) Java
2 17 (27.42%) SQL
3 15 (24.19%) C#
4 10 (16.13%) Python
5 5 (8.06%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.06%) PHP
6 2 (3.23%) C++
6 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.23%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (25.81%) ISTQB
2 13 (20.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (11.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (11.29%) Degree
4 5 (8.06%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.81%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (4.84%) Docker
3 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Ansible
2 2 (3.23%) Terraform
3 1 (1.61%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (27.42%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.13%) Atlassian
2 10 (16.13%) Oracle
3 5 (8.06%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (6.45%) webMethods
5 2 (3.23%) Ab Initio
5 2 (3.23%) Cognos
5 2 (3.23%) IBM
5 2 (3.23%) Informatica
5 2 (3.23%) Netezza
5 2 (3.23%) VMware
6 1 (1.61%) Citrix