Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 211 288 335
Rank change year-on-year +77 +47 -16
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 88 43 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.97% 0.43% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.09% 2.93% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 54 34 18
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,575 £27,125
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,375 £52,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.77% -3.64% +10.00%

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 1,241 1,470 1,944
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.67% 14.70% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 939 1,262 1,556
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +6.85% -2.67%
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +32 30 £57,500 +53.33% 2
Birmingham +15 13 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Staffordshire +12 12 £48,500 +7.78%
Coventry +9 11 £40,000 - 4
Solihull - 9 £44,500 -
Warwickshire - 4 £38,750 - 1
Wolverhampton -13 3 £44,500 +45.90% 1
Worcestershire - 2 £45,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £60,000 -
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 83 (94.32%) JIRA
2 75 (85.23%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (60.23%) Jenkins
4 47 (53.41%) Java
5 45 (51.14%) Scrum
6 44 (50.00%) Atlassian
7 37 (42.05%) Subversion
8 36 (40.91%) Git (software)
9 35 (39.77%) SQL
9 35 (39.77%) Windows
10 34 (38.64%) Bitbucket
11 33 (37.50%) DevOps
12 32 (36.36%) Python
13 29 (32.95%) REST
14 28 (31.82%) Ansible
14 28 (31.82%) Linux
14 28 (31.82%) Perl
14 28 (31.82%) Ruby
15 27 (30.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 25 (28.41%) Bash Shell
16 25 (28.41%) Apache
16 25 (28.41%) Tomcat
16 25 (28.41%) GoCD
17 24 (27.27%) Terraform
17 24 (27.27%) Windows Server
17 24 (27.27%) DNS
17 24 (27.27%) SSL
17 24 (27.27%) Vagrant
17 24 (27.27%) nginx
17 24 (27.27%) PowerShell

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 25 (28.41%) Apache
1 25 (28.41%) Tomcat
2 24 (27.27%) nginx
3 2 (2.27%) IIS
4 1 (1.14%) JBoss
4 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (14.77%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.50%) GitHub
2 7 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.95%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (5.68%) SaaS
4 4 (4.55%) BrowserStack
5 3 (3.41%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (3.41%) Amazon S3
5 3 (3.41%) OpenShift
5 3 (3.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (2.27%) npm
6 2 (2.27%) NuGet
7 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (27.27%) DNS
1 24 (27.27%) SSL
2 2 (2.27%) ATM
2 2 (2.27%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.36%) MySQL
1 10 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.14%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 83 (94.32%) JIRA
2 53 (60.23%) Jenkins
3 37 (42.05%) Subversion
4 36 (40.91%) Git (software)
5 34 (38.64%) Bitbucket
6 27 (30.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 25 (28.41%) GoCD
8 24 (27.27%) Vagrant
9 13 (14.77%) Visual Studio
10 9 (10.23%) TeamCity
11 8 (9.09%) Maven
12 6 (6.82%) Selenium
13 4 (4.55%) Appium
13 4 (4.55%) PROIV
13 4 (4.55%) Robot Framework
13 4 (4.55%) Robotium
13 4 (4.55%) TestNG
13 4 (4.55%) WebDriver
14 3 (3.41%) Ant
15 2 (2.27%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (12.50%) Finance
2 7 (7.95%) Automotive
2 7 (7.95%) German Language
2 7 (7.95%) Retail
3 1 (1.14%) Banking
3 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.14%) Games
3 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (30.68%) Developer
2 16 (18.18%) Software Developer
3 13 (14.77%) Analyst
4 11 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
4 11 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 10 (11.36%) .NET Developer
6 6 (6.82%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) .NET Software Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Backend Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Development Team Leader
7 5 (5.68%) Team Leader
7 5 (5.68%) Test Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (4.55%) Junior
8 4 (4.55%) Senior Manager
8 4 (4.55%) Software Development Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (32.95%) REST
2 17 (19.32%) .NET
3 12 (13.64%) Web Services
4 10 (11.36%) OAuth
5 5 (5.68%) .NET Core
5 5 (5.68%) ASP.NET
5 5 (5.68%) HTML
6 4 (4.55%) CSS
6 4 (4.55%) LINQ
7 3 (3.41%) Akka.NET
7 3 (3.41%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET Core
7 3 (3.41%) jBPM
7 3 (3.41%) Node.js
7 3 (3.41%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (3.41%) RESTful
7 3 (3.41%) SOAP
7 3 (3.41%) Spring
7 3 (3.41%) Spring Boot
8 2 (2.27%) Code First Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 11 (12.50%) User Experience
2 10 (11.36%) Augmented Reality
3 7 (7.95%) Algorithms
3 7 (7.95%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.41%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.27%) Wiki
6 1 (1.14%) Blog
6 1 (1.14%) CCTV
6 1 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 35 (39.77%) Windows
2 28 (31.82%) Linux
3 24 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.68%) Android
4 5 (5.68%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.55%) Unix
6 2 (2.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (85.23%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (51.14%) Scrum
3 33 (37.50%) DevOps
4 23 (26.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (11.36%) Kanban
5 10 (11.36%) Software Engineering
6 9 (10.23%) Business Analysis
6 9 (10.23%) SDLC
6 9 (10.23%) Test Automation
6 9 (10.23%) Waterfall
7 8 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria
7 8 (9.09%) Project Management
7 8 (9.09%) Unit Testing
8 7 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (7.95%) Defect Management
8 7 (7.95%) E-Commerce
8 7 (7.95%) Issue Tracking
8 7 (7.95%) Multithreading
8 7 (7.95%) Pair Programming
9 6 (6.82%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (53.41%) Java
2 35 (39.77%) SQL
3 32 (36.36%) Python
4 28 (31.82%) Perl
4 28 (31.82%) Ruby
5 25 (28.41%) Bash Shell
6 24 (27.27%) PowerShell
7 22 (25.00%) C#
8 13 (14.77%) JavaScript
9 5 (5.68%) VB.NET
10 4 (4.55%) Delphi
10 4 (4.55%) Fortran
10 4 (4.55%) Progress 4GL
10 4 (4.55%) VB
11 3 (3.41%) C++
12 2 (2.27%) COBOL
13 1 (1.14%) Groovy
13 1 (1.14%) Scala
13 1 (1.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (5.68%) Degree
2 4 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (4.55%) ISEB
3 3 (3.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (3.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.36%) QA
2 3 (3.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.14%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.14%) PMO
3 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 28 (31.82%) Ansible
2 24 (27.27%) Terraform
3 5 (5.68%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (4.55%) Kubernetes
5 3 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.41%) Puppet
6 2 (2.27%) HP ALM
7 1 (1.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (1.14%) Kibana
Vendors
1 44 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 7 (7.95%) Google
2 7 (7.95%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.27%) HP
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle
5 1 (1.14%) Splunk