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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 221 229 230
Rank change year-on-year +8 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 8 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.19% 0.053%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.06% 1.21% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 0
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  

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 755 989 969
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 14.69% 16.03% 17.04%
Number of salaries quoted 645 794 789
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 28 June 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 28 June 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
Coventry +1 5 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Shropshire -1 1 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Birmingham - 1 - - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £33,000 -
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 15 (93.75%) JIRA
2 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (43.75%) QA
5 5 (31.25%) ISEB
5 5 (31.25%) Atlassian
5 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
5 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
5 5 (31.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Java
7 3 (18.75%) SQL
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle
7 3 (18.75%) XML
7 3 (18.75%) Windows
7 3 (18.75%) Linux
7 3 (18.75%) Retail
7 3 (18.75%) Scrum
7 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (18.75%) Selenium
7 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (18.75%) Analytics
7 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
7 3 (18.75%) SDLC
7 3 (18.75%) Gatling
7 3 (18.75%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (12.50%) Zephyr
8 2 (12.50%) Linux Command Line

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 (6.25%) CMS
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (6.25%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTPS
1 2 (12.50%) SSH
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (6.25%) Cognos Query Studio
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.25%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (93.75%) JIRA
2 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
3 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
3 3 (18.75%) Gatling
3 3 (18.75%) Selenium
4 2 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (12.50%) Mercurial
4 2 (12.50%) Subversion
4 2 (12.50%) Zephyr
5 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 1 (6.25%) JUnit
5 1 (6.25%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (18.75%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Automotive
2 2 (12.50%) Games
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) QA Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Documentation Writer
6 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
6 1 (6.25%) Programmer
6 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Writer
6 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) Ajax
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) CSS3
3 1 (6.25%) Django
3 1 (6.25%) Guice
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) J2EE
3 1 (6.25%) Java EE
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) Laravel
3 1 (6.25%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) Play Framework
3 1 (6.25%) REST
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (6.25%) Spring
3 1 (6.25%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (6.25%) EPoS
4 1 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 2 (12.50%) Mac OS X
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (18.75%) Analytics
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) SDLC
5 2 (12.50%) People Management
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Presales
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) System Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Use Case
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Release Management
6 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
6 1 (6.25%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) ISEB
1 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
1 5 (31.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.25%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) IEC 61508
2 1 (6.25%) IEC 62304
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Atlassian
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Ab Initio
3 1 (6.25%) Cognos
3 1 (6.25%) Coverity
3 1 (6.25%) Google
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Informatica
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Netezza
3 1 (6.25%) Zend
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