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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Confluence
England / West Midlands
Rank 201 221 -
Rank change year-on-year +20 -  
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 9 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.26% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.37% 1.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 0
Median salary £37,500 £46,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.91% -  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £49,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +15.29%  

Confluence is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Application Platform Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 656 1117 958
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 13.91% 18.23% 19.03%
Number of salaries quoted 540 914 795
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,050 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Confluence as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire - 3 £36,500 - 1
Staffordshire +10 2 £42,500 +21.42%
Wolverhampton - 2 - -
Birmingham - 1 £37,500 -
Coventry - 1 £51,000 -
Confluence
England

Confluence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Confluence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 23 (100.00%) JIRA
2 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (65.22%) Atlassian
4 14 (60.87%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (60.87%) Regression Testing
5 13 (56.52%) Software Engineering
6 12 (52.17%) Git (software)
7 10 (43.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (39.13%) V-Model
8 9 (39.13%) Coverity
8 9 (39.13%) Release Management
8 9 (39.13%) Unit Testing
8 9 (39.13%) Change Control
8 9 (39.13%) Profibus
8 9 (39.13%) SonarQube
8 9 (39.13%) Subversion
8 9 (39.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 9 (39.13%) Requirements Management
8 9 (39.13%) Electronics
8 9 (39.13%) C
8 9 (39.13%) Python
8 9 (39.13%) VxWorks
8 9 (39.13%) MATLAB
8 9 (39.13%) Simulink
8 9 (39.13%) Issue Tracking
9 8 (34.78%) TDD
9 8 (34.78%) QA
9 8 (34.78%) IEC 61508
10 7 (30.43%) Cucumber
10 7 (30.43%) Selenium

Confluence
Top Related 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 4 (17.39%) Documentum
2 1 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) Profibus
2 2 (8.70%) HTTPS
2 2 (8.70%) SSH
3 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (4.35%) Cognos Query Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (100.00%) JIRA
2 12 (52.17%) Git (software)
3 10 (43.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (39.13%) SonarQube
4 9 (39.13%) Subversion
5 7 (30.43%) Cucumber
5 7 (30.43%) Selenium
6 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
7 4 (17.39%) Maven
8 3 (13.04%) Gatling
9 2 (8.70%) Mercurial
9 2 (8.70%) Zephyr
10 1 (4.35%) JUnit
General
1 9 (39.13%) Electronics
2 2 (8.70%) Automotive
2 2 (8.70%) Games
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Software Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Case Management Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Software Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Test Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Lead Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Lead Software Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) QA Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Test Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.35%) QA Automation Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Scala Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) Ajax
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) CSS3
2 1 (4.35%) Django
2 1 (4.35%) Guice
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) HTML5
2 1 (4.35%) jQuery
2 1 (4.35%) JSON
2 1 (4.35%) Laravel
2 1 (4.35%) Play Framework
2 1 (4.35%) REST
2 1 (4.35%) RESTful
2 1 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (4.35%) Spring
2 1 (4.35%) Spring MVC
2 1 (4.35%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.70%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) VxWorks
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.70%) Mac OS X
3 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (60.87%) Regression Testing
3 13 (56.52%) Software Engineering
4 9 (39.13%) Change Control
4 9 (39.13%) Issue Tracking
4 9 (39.13%) Release Management
4 9 (39.13%) Requirements Management
4 9 (39.13%) Unit Testing
4 9 (39.13%) V-Model
5 8 (34.78%) TDD
6 6 (26.09%) Scrum
7 4 (17.39%) BDD
7 4 (17.39%) Content Management
7 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (17.39%) DevOps
7 4 (17.39%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (17.39%) Kanban
7 4 (17.39%) SOA
7 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) C
1 9 (39.13%) MATLAB
1 9 (39.13%) Python
2 3 (13.04%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) PHP
3 1 (4.35%) Ruby
3 1 (4.35%) Scala
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) ISTQB
1 5 (21.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (13.04%) BC Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) ISEB
2 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) IEC 61508
1 8 (34.78%) QA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Atlassian
2 9 (39.13%) Coverity
3 4 (17.39%) EMC
3 4 (17.39%) OpenText
3 4 (17.39%) Pega
4 1 (4.35%) Ab Initio
4 1 (4.35%) Cognos
4 1 (4.35%) Google
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) Informatica
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Netezza
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Zend
Telford, Shropshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago