Period
to 26 March 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 26 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
England > West Midlands
6 months to
26 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 220 202 299
Rank change year-on-year -18 +97 +8
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 69 114 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.87% 1.17% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.15% 7.45% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 40 59 20
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -13.27%
10th Percentile £27,500 £33,750 £35,550
90th Percentile £50,900 £62,500 £49,056
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 1,122 1,530 1,477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.13% 15.67% 14.91%
Number of salaries quoted 854 1,203 1,195
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,800 £24,100
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%

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 26 March 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 26 March 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
Warwickshire +27 30 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Shropshire -13 14 £30,000 -45.45% 3
Birmingham +6 11 £38,750 -29.55% 1
Coventry -3 9 £40,000 -5.88%
Worcestershire -22 4 £45,000 -14.29% 2
Solihull +2 1 - -
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 63 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (72.46%) JIRA
3 36 (52.17%) Git (software)
4 31 (44.93%) Atlassian
5 30 (43.48%) JavaScript
6 28 (40.58%) C#
7 25 (36.23%) CSS
7 25 (36.23%) Windows
7 25 (36.23%) AngularJS
8 24 (34.78%) HTML
8 24 (34.78%) SQL
8 24 (34.78%) Visual Studio
9 23 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (31.88%) TDD
10 22 (31.88%) .NET
10 22 (31.88%) Java
11 20 (28.99%) KnockoutJS
12 19 (27.54%) NuGet
12 19 (27.54%) Team Foundation Server
12 19 (27.54%) HTML5
12 19 (27.54%) Entity Framework
12 19 (27.54%) CSS3
12 19 (27.54%) Windows 10
12 19 (27.54%) Visual Studio Code
12 19 (27.54%) npm
12 19 (27.54%) CCTV
12 19 (27.54%) QA
12 19 (27.54%) LINQ
13 18 (26.09%) Python
14 17 (24.64%) MySQL

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 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.45%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) SAP FI-CA
1 3 (4.35%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 19 (27.54%) npm
1 19 (27.54%) NuGet
2 14 (20.29%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (13.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (13.04%) Serverless
5 7 (10.14%) GitHub
6 4 (5.80%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (2.90%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.19%) Internet
2 3 (4.35%) HTTPS
2 3 (4.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.64%) MySQL
2 15 (21.74%) SQLite
3 13 (18.84%) SQL Server
4 9 (13.04%) Big Data
5 4 (5.80%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 50 (72.46%) JIRA
2 36 (52.17%) Git (software)
3 24 (34.78%) Visual Studio
4 19 (27.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (27.54%) Visual Studio Code
5 12 (17.39%) Cucumber
5 12 (17.39%) Jenkins
5 12 (17.39%) Selenium
6 7 (10.14%) WebDriver
7 6 (8.70%) SoapUI
8 5 (7.25%) Mercurial
8 5 (7.25%) Zephyr
9 4 (5.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (5.80%) CircleCI
9 4 (5.80%) JBehave
9 4 (5.80%) JUnit
9 4 (5.80%) PHPUnit
10 3 (4.35%) Subversion
10 3 (4.35%) TeamCity
11 2 (2.90%) Maven
General
1 9 (13.04%) Automotive
2 6 (8.70%) Retail
3 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.90%) Finance
5 1 (1.45%) Law
5 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (56.52%) Developer
2 18 (26.09%) Software Developer
3 13 (18.84%) .NET Developer
4 12 (17.39%) Full Stack Developer
5 9 (13.04%) Analyst
5 9 (13.04%) Architect
5 9 (13.04%) Cloud Architect
5 9 (13.04%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 9 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (8.70%) C# Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Tester
7 4 (5.80%) Android Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Digital Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Digital Business Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Senior Tester
7 4 (5.80%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (4.35%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (36.23%) AngularJS
1 25 (36.23%) CSS
2 24 (34.78%) HTML
3 22 (31.88%) .NET
4 20 (28.99%) KnockoutJS
5 19 (27.54%) CSS3
5 19 (27.54%) Entity Framework
5 19 (27.54%) HTML5
5 19 (27.54%) LINQ
6 17 (24.64%) .NET Core
7 16 (23.19%) Vue.js
8 15 (21.74%) .NET Framework
8 15 (21.74%) Angular 2
8 15 (21.74%) Code First Entity Framework
8 15 (21.74%) Sass
9 13 (18.84%) Node.js
10 10 (14.49%) RESTful
11 9 (13.04%) XML
12 8 (11.59%) Backbone.js
13 5 (7.25%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.54%) CCTV
2 16 (23.19%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (23.19%) Internet of Things
3 9 (13.04%) User Experience
4 6 (8.70%) Algorithms
4 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.70%) Data Structures
5 5 (7.25%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (5.80%) Mobile App
6 4 (5.80%) SCADA
7 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 25 (36.23%) Windows
2 19 (27.54%) Windows 10
3 4 (5.80%) Android
3 4 (5.80%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.45%) Unix
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (31.88%) TDD
4 16 (23.19%) Scrum
4 16 (23.19%) Test Automation
5 13 (18.84%) Continuous Delivery
5 13 (18.84%) Data Modelling
6 11 (15.94%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (13.04%) Acceptance Criteria
7 9 (13.04%) Analytics
7 9 (13.04%) Artificial Intelligence
7 9 (13.04%) Computer Science
7 9 (13.04%) Customer Requirements
7 9 (13.04%) Data Privacy
7 9 (13.04%) Machine Learning
7 9 (13.04%) Matrix Organization
7 9 (13.04%) Open Source
7 9 (13.04%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 9 (13.04%) User Stories
7 9 (13.04%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 30 (43.48%) JavaScript
2 28 (40.58%) C#
3 24 (34.78%) SQL
4 22 (31.88%) Java
5 18 (26.09%) Python
6 5 (7.25%) PHP
7 4 (5.80%) VBScript
8 1 (1.45%) Fortran
8 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.45%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (18.84%) Degree
2 11 (15.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (14.49%) ISTQB
4 9 (13.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (10.14%) ISEB
6 1 (1.45%) APMP
6 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (27.54%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) Active Directory
1 5 (7.25%) Docker
2 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.45%) Ansible
2 1 (1.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 31 (44.93%) Atlassian
2 16 (23.19%) BT
3 4 (5.80%) Apple
4 3 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (4.35%) SAP
5 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle
6 1 (1.45%) Citrix
6 1 (1.45%) VMware
6 1 (1.45%) webMethods