Period
to 30 July 2021

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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
England > West Midlands
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 184 140 225
Rank change year-on-year -44 +85 +4
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 75 46 59
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.17% 1.31% 0.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.19% 10.15% 5.92%
Number of salaries quoted 36 30 30
10th Percentile £38,750 £39,200 £33,625
25th Percentile £40,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £46,250
Median % change year-on-year - +2.70% +3.35%
75th Percentile £59,063 £56,188 £56,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,125 £62,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +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 736 453 996
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 11.47% 12.87% 12.85%
Number of salaries quoted 579 348 762
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,188 £29,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
75th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £51,979
% change year-on-year +2.80% +2.93% +3.96%

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 30 July 2021.

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 30 July 2021. 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 -61 21 £55,000 +22.22% 9
Staffordshire - 18 - - 1
Worcestershire -25 11 £40,000 - 3
Shropshire -2 10 £45,000 - 3
Coventry -23 5 - - 1
Wolverhampton - 4 £45,000 -
Walsall +2 2 £43,000 -16.10% 1
Warwickshire -15 1 £75,000 +12.36% 3
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2021, 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 75 (100.00%) JIRA
2 47 (62.67%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (42.67%) Atlassian
4 31 (41.33%) Problem-Solving
5 28 (37.33%) Social Skills
5 28 (37.33%) Git (software)
6 25 (33.33%) Scrum
6 25 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 23 (30.67%) Python
7 23 (30.67%) Bitbucket
8 22 (29.33%) REST
8 22 (29.33%) AWS
9 21 (28.00%) AngularJS
10 19 (25.33%) Machine Learning
10 19 (25.33%) Windows
11 18 (24.00%) Java
11 18 (24.00%) Creative Thinking
11 18 (24.00%) Algorithms
12 16 (21.33%) MySQL
12 16 (21.33%) Linux
12 16 (21.33%) OOP
13 15 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
13 15 (20.00%) SQL
13 15 (20.00%) React
13 15 (20.00%) SDLC
14 14 (18.67%) PHP 7
14 14 (18.67%) DevOps
14 14 (18.67%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (18.67%) PHP
14 14 (18.67%) .NET

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 14 (18.67%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (2.67%) CMS
4 2 (2.67%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.33%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (9.33%) MS Visio
3 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.33%) SAP FI-CA
1 1 (1.33%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 22 (29.33%) AWS
2 12 (16.00%) Azure
2 12 (16.00%) GitHub
3 9 (12.00%) Microsoft 365
4 6 (8.00%) SaaS
5 5 (6.67%) Smartsheet
6 4 (5.33%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (5.33%) GCP
6 4 (5.33%) PaaS
7 2 (2.67%) Azure Service Bus
8 1 (1.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.33%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (1.33%) AWS CodePipeline
8 1 (1.33%) AWS Direct Connect
8 1 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.33%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.33%) Power Platform
8 1 (1.33%) PowerApps
8 1 (1.33%) Serverless
8 1 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) WebEx
2 1 (1.33%) DNS
2 1 (1.33%) Firewall
2 1 (1.33%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.33%) Network Security
2 1 (1.33%) SMTP
2 1 (1.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.33%) MySQL
2 10 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 8 (10.67%) NoSQL
3 8 (10.67%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (9.33%) Data Mining
4 7 (9.33%) Hadoop
5 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.33%) Big Data
6 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.33%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.33%) Power BI
6 1 (1.33%) Redis
6 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.33%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 75 (100.00%) JIRA
2 28 (37.33%) Git (software)
3 23 (30.67%) Bitbucket
4 8 (10.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (9.33%) ERwin
5 7 (9.33%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.67%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.33%) Ant
7 1 (1.33%) Appium
7 1 (1.33%) Cypress.io
7 1 (1.33%) GitLab
7 1 (1.33%) NeoLoad
7 1 (1.33%) Postman
7 1 (1.33%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.33%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.33%) TestCafe
General
1 28 (37.33%) Social Skills
2 14 (18.67%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (16.00%) Finance
4 7 (9.33%) Games
5 6 (8.00%) Documentation Skills
5 6 (8.00%) Marketing
6 5 (6.67%) Automotive
7 3 (4.00%) Aerospace
7 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.33%) Banking
8 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.33%) Law
8 1 (1.33%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (1.33%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (21.33%) Developer
2 9 (12.00%) Administrator
2 9 (12.00%) Analyst
3 8 (10.67%) Business Analyst
4 7 (9.33%) DBA
4 7 (9.33%) PHP Developer
4 7 (9.33%) Senior Developer
4 7 (9.33%) Senior PHP Developer
5 6 (8.00%) Software Developer
5 6 (8.00%) Software Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Python Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.33%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (29.33%) REST
2 21 (28.00%) AngularJS
3 15 (20.00%) React
4 14 (18.67%) .NET
4 14 (18.67%) jQuery
5 12 (16.00%) HTML
5 12 (16.00%) Vue.js
6 11 (14.67%) CSS
7 8 (10.67%) ASP.NET
7 8 (10.67%) Web Services
7 8 (10.67%) XML
8 7 (9.33%) JSON
8 7 (9.33%) Laravel
8 7 (9.33%) RESTful
8 7 (9.33%) SOAP
8 7 (9.33%) Symfony
9 6 (8.00%) .NET Framework
9 6 (8.00%) Ajax
9 6 (8.00%) WCF
10 5 (6.67%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.00%) Algorithms
2 8 (10.67%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (10.67%) Public Cloud
3 7 (9.33%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.33%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.33%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.33%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.33%) Windows
2 16 (21.33%) Linux
3 8 (10.67%) Unix
4 7 (9.33%) Solaris
5 5 (6.67%) CentOS
5 5 (6.67%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (62.67%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (41.33%) Problem-Solving
3 25 (33.33%) Scrum
4 19 (25.33%) Machine Learning
5 18 (24.00%) Creative Thinking
6 16 (21.33%) OOP
7 15 (20.00%) SDLC
8 14 (18.67%) DevOps
9 13 (17.33%) Data Modelling
10 12 (16.00%) ETL
11 10 (13.33%) Requirements Gathering
12 9 (12.00%) TDD
13 8 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (10.67%) MVC
13 8 (10.67%) UML
13 8 (10.67%) Waterfall
14 7 (9.33%) Mathematics
14 7 (9.33%) Software Engineering
14 7 (9.33%) Test Automation
14 7 (9.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 25 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 23 (30.67%) Python
3 18 (24.00%) Java
4 15 (20.00%) SQL
5 14 (18.67%) PHP
5 14 (18.67%) PHP 7
6 13 (17.33%) C#
7 8 (10.67%) Perl
8 6 (8.00%) TypeScript
9 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.67%) Ruby
10 2 (2.67%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (12.00%) Degree
2 7 (9.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) CCNP
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.33%) CISSP
5 1 (1.33%) CSPO
5 1 (1.33%) ISEB
5 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) Accessibility
2 5 (6.67%) QA
3 2 (2.67%) GDPR
3 2 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.33%) GRC
System Software
1 5 (6.67%) Docker
2 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) Terraform
2 6 (8.00%) Ansible
3 5 (6.67%) Bacula
3 5 (6.67%) Bareos
3 5 (6.67%) Puppet
3 5 (6.67%) yum
4 4 (5.33%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.33%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 32 (42.67%) Atlassian
2 14 (18.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.33%) Zend
4 5 (6.67%) HubSpot
4 5 (6.67%) Oracle
4 5 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.33%) BMC
5 1 (1.33%) Google
5 1 (1.33%) HP
5 1 (1.33%) Ivanti
5 1 (1.33%) Remedy
5 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.33%) SAP
5 1 (1.33%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.33%) Veracode