Period
to 7 June 2020

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 7 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
England > West Midlands
6 months to
7 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 148 227 203
Rank change year-on-year +79 -24 +89
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 55 59 111
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.26% 0.76% 1.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.60% 5.60% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 46 29 62
Median annual salary £53,250 £45,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.33% -7.22% +19.02%
10th Percentile £40,500 £33,500 £35,125
90th Percentile £68,098 £62,500 £65,875
England median annual salary £60,000 £56,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.73% +3.18% -

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 573 1,053 1,428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.08% 13.57% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 456 789 1,099
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,700 £24,200
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Confluence
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Confluence as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Confluence in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Confluence in the West Midlands

Confluence
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Confluence in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 7 June 2020.

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 7 June 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
Birmingham +79 21 £54,000 +13.68%
Coventry +22 13 £60,690 +21.38% 2
Worcestershire +30 6 - -
Shropshire +21 4 - - 1
Walsall - 4 £51,250 -
Warwickshire +3 3 £66,750 +57.06%
Wednesbury - 2 £47,500 - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £30,000 -
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 7 June 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Confluence.

1 50 (90.91%) JIRA
2 39 (70.91%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (52.73%) DevOps
4 23 (41.82%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (32.73%) Jenkins
5 18 (32.73%) Azure
5 18 (32.73%) Project Management
6 17 (30.91%) Test Automation
6 17 (30.91%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (27.27%) Microservices
7 15 (27.27%) GitHub
7 15 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (23.64%) Atlassian
8 13 (23.64%) Software Engineering
8 13 (23.64%) Terraform
9 11 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
9 11 (20.00%) AWS
9 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 11 (20.00%) Finance
10 10 (18.18%) Ansible
11 9 (16.36%) Packer
11 9 (16.36%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (16.36%) Migration
11 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
11 9 (16.36%) SOA
11 9 (16.36%) TOGAF
11 9 (16.36%) Web Development
12 8 (14.55%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (14.55%) Zachman Framework
12 8 (14.55%) BPMN

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 4 (7.27%) SAS
2 3 (5.45%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (5.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) assyst
1 1 (1.82%) Magento
1 1 (1.82%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 18 (32.73%) Azure
2 15 (27.27%) GitHub
3 11 (20.00%) AWS
4 4 (7.27%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (5.45%) PaaS
5 3 (5.45%) SaaS
6 1 (1.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.82%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.82%) Datadog
6 1 (1.82%) Office 365
6 1 (1.82%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Firewall
1 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.91%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.27%) MySQL
4 3 (5.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (5.45%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (5.45%) BusinessObjects XI
4 3 (5.45%) Cognos Query Studio
4 3 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.45%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.82%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.82%) Big Data
5 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (1.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 50 (90.91%) JIRA
2 18 (32.73%) Jenkins
3 8 (14.55%) Artifactory
3 8 (14.55%) Liquibase
3 8 (14.55%) SonarQube
4 6 (10.91%) Cucumber
4 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
4 6 (10.91%) JMeter
4 6 (10.91%) Selenium
4 6 (10.91%) SoapUI
4 6 (10.91%) WebDriver
5 4 (7.27%) JUnit
5 4 (7.27%) REST Assured
5 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (3.64%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.82%) Bitbucket Server
8 1 (1.82%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.64%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.82%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (18.18%) Architect
2 9 (16.36%) Project Manager
3 8 (14.55%) Analyst
3 8 (14.55%) Business Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Software Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Automation Tester
6 4 (7.27%) Tester
7 3 (5.45%) DevOps Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.64%) .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Engagement Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Software Project Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Technical Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) RESTful
2 5 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 5 (9.09%) CSS
2 5 (9.09%) Velocity
3 4 (7.27%) .NET
3 4 (7.27%) .NET Core
3 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.27%) React
4 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
4 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (5.45%) HTML
4 3 (5.45%) HTML5
4 3 (5.45%) Kafka
4 3 (5.45%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (5.45%) Sass
5 2 (3.64%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (3.64%) Spring
6 1 (1.82%) REST
6 1 (1.82%) Symfony
6 1 (1.82%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.91%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (14.55%) Mobile App
4 4 (7.27%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.64%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.82%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.82%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.82%) User Experience
6 1 (1.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Linux
2 2 (3.64%) Unix
3 1 (1.82%) Debian
3 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (70.91%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (52.73%) DevOps
3 23 (41.82%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (32.73%) Project Management
5 17 (30.91%) Test Automation
6 15 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (27.27%) Microservices
7 13 (23.64%) Software Engineering
8 9 (16.36%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (16.36%) Migration
8 9 (16.36%) SOA
8 9 (16.36%) TOGAF
8 9 (16.36%) Web Development
9 8 (14.55%) BPMN
9 8 (14.55%) Release Management
9 8 (14.55%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (14.55%) UML
9 8 (14.55%) Zachman Framework
10 7 (12.73%) Logistics
10 7 (12.73%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.73%) SQL
2 6 (10.91%) C#
2 6 (10.91%) Java
2 6 (10.91%) PL/SQL
3 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.27%) Python
4 2 (3.64%) Java 8
4 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.82%) PHP
5 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.09%) Degree
3 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.45%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.82%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.82%) CCNP
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.82%) CISSP
5 1 (1.82%) CSPO
5 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.82%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) QA
2 3 (5.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Docker
2 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (23.64%) Terraform
2 10 (18.18%) Ansible
3 9 (16.36%) Packer
4 3 (5.45%) Kubernetes
5 2 (3.64%) Puppet
6 1 (1.82%) Grafana
6 1 (1.82%) Kibana
6 1 (1.82%) logstash
6 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.82%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) Atlassian
2 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.27%) Informatica
4 3 (5.45%) Ab Initio
4 3 (5.45%) Cognos
4 3 (5.45%) IBM
4 3 (5.45%) Netezza
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle
5 1 (1.82%) hybris
5 1 (1.82%) Juniper
5 1 (1.82%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.82%) Splunk
5 1 (1.82%) VMware