Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 244 332
Rank change year-on-year +35 +88 -30
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 92 81 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.07% 0.82% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.69% 5.36% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 67 61 15
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £44,738
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -16.18% +11.84%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,375 £52,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +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 1,196 1,512 1,915
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.90% 15.26% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 955 1,277 1,519
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +5.41% +0.34%
10th Percentile £23,783 £24,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +27 29 £52,500 +7.69% 14
Birmingham +32 23 £40,000 -20.00% 6
Warwickshire +44 11 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Coventry +7 10 £40,000 -15.79% 3
Staffordshire +13 7 £40,000 -11.11%
Wolverhampton -5 3 £44,500 +45.90%
Solihull - 3 £39,000 - 2
Herefordshire +3 1 £60,000 +60.00%
Worcestershire - 1 £55,000 - 3
Confluence
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 80 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (85.87%) JIRA
3 44 (47.83%) Atlassian
4 42 (45.65%) Jenkins
5 40 (43.48%) Scrum
6 37 (40.22%) Windows
7 35 (38.04%) Git (software)
8 29 (31.52%) Python
8 29 (31.52%) JavaScript
9 28 (30.43%) SQL
9 28 (30.43%) Java
10 24 (26.09%) C#
11 23 (25.00%) QA
12 21 (22.83%) Microsoft Office
12 21 (22.83%) Subversion
12 21 (22.83%) DevOps
13 20 (21.74%) Visual Studio
13 20 (21.74%) Bitbucket
13 20 (21.74%) REST
14 18 (19.57%) HTML
14 18 (19.57%) Linux
15 17 (18.48%) CSS
15 17 (18.48%) Windows Server
16 16 (17.39%) GitHub
16 16 (17.39%) .NET
16 16 (17.39%) Ruby
16 16 (17.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 15 (16.30%) Test Automation
17 15 (16.30%) Ansible
17 15 (16.30%) SQL Server

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 (15.22%) Apache
1 14 (15.22%) nginx
1 14 (15.22%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (22.83%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) SAP FI-CA
1 2 (2.17%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.39%) GitHub
2 10 (10.87%) npm
2 10 (10.87%) NuGet
3 5 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.35%) BrowserStack
4 4 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (4.35%) SaaS
5 2 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.09%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.09%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.22%) DNS
1 14 (15.22%) SSL
2 6 (6.52%) Internet
3 3 (3.26%) Extranet
4 2 (2.17%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.09%) ATM
5 1 (1.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.30%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.13%) MySQL
3 6 (6.52%) MongoDB
3 6 (6.52%) SQLite
4 3 (3.26%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 79 (85.87%) JIRA
2 42 (45.65%) Jenkins
3 35 (38.04%) Git (software)
4 21 (22.83%) Subversion
5 20 (21.74%) Bitbucket
5 20 (21.74%) Visual Studio
6 16 (17.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 15 (16.30%) GoCD
8 14 (15.22%) Vagrant
9 11 (11.96%) Selenium
10 10 (10.87%) Cucumber
10 10 (10.87%) Visual Studio Code
11 9 (9.78%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (7.61%) WebDriver
13 5 (5.43%) Maven
13 5 (5.43%) TeamCity
14 4 (4.35%) Robot Framework
14 4 (4.35%) Robotium
14 4 (4.35%) SoapUI
14 4 (4.35%) TestNG
General
1 9 (9.78%) Finance
2 6 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.35%) Automotive
3 4 (4.35%) German Language
3 4 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (1.09%) Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (41.30%) Developer
2 23 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 13 (14.13%) Analyst
4 12 (13.04%) Applications Engineer
5 9 (9.78%) Business Analyst
6 7 (7.61%) .NET Developer
6 7 (7.61%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (5.43%) .NET Software Developer
7 5 (5.43%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (5.43%) Test Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (4.35%) Development Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Development Team Leader
8 4 (4.35%) Software Development Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Software Manager
8 4 (4.35%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Team Leader
8 4 (4.35%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.74%) REST
2 18 (19.57%) HTML
3 17 (18.48%) CSS
4 16 (17.39%) .NET
5 13 (14.13%) AngularJS
6 12 (13.04%) LINQ
7 10 (10.87%) CSS3
7 10 (10.87%) Entity Framework
7 10 (10.87%) HTML5
8 9 (9.78%) .NET Core
8 9 (9.78%) KnockoutJS
9 8 (8.70%) Web Services
10 7 (7.61%) .NET Framework
10 7 (7.61%) Code First Entity Framework
10 7 (7.61%) JSON
10 7 (7.61%) OAuth
10 7 (7.61%) Sass
10 7 (7.61%) SOAP
11 6 (6.52%) Angular 2
11 6 (6.52%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.22%) Algorithms
1 14 (15.22%) Data Structures
2 9 (9.78%) CCTV
3 7 (7.61%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (6.52%) Internet of Things
4 6 (6.52%) User Experience
5 5 (5.43%) Augmented Reality
6 4 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.35%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.26%) SCADA
7 3 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (2.17%) Wiki
9 1 (1.09%) Blog
9 1 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (1.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (40.22%) Windows
2 18 (19.57%) Linux
3 17 (18.48%) Windows Server
4 13 (14.13%) Windows 10
5 7 (7.61%) Android
5 7 (7.61%) Apple iOS
6 4 (4.35%) Unix
7 3 (3.26%) CentOS
7 3 (3.26%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.26%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (43.48%) Scrum
3 21 (22.83%) DevOps
4 15 (16.30%) Project Management
4 15 (16.30%) Test Automation
5 14 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (15.22%) Issue Tracking
5 14 (15.22%) Multithreading
5 14 (15.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 12 (13.04%) SDLC
7 9 (9.78%) Defect Management
8 8 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (8.70%) TDD
8 8 (8.70%) Waterfall
9 7 (7.61%) Business Analysis
9 7 (7.61%) Unit Testing
10 6 (6.52%) Data Modelling
10 6 (6.52%) Kanban
10 6 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (6.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (31.52%) JavaScript
1 29 (31.52%) Python
2 28 (30.43%) Java
2 28 (30.43%) SQL
3 24 (26.09%) C#
4 16 (17.39%) Ruby
5 15 (16.30%) Perl
6 14 (15.22%) Bash Shell
6 14 (15.22%) PowerShell
7 5 (5.43%) PHP
8 3 (3.26%) VBScript
9 2 (2.17%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.09%) Delphi
10 1 (1.09%) Fortran
10 1 (1.09%) Groovy
10 1 (1.09%) Progress 4GL
10 1 (1.09%) Scala
10 1 (1.09%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (7.61%) Degree
1 7 (7.61%) ISEB
2 6 (6.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (4.35%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) ISO 8583
2 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.09%) PMO
2 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.61%) Docker
2 3 (3.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.26%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (16.30%) Ansible
2 14 (15.22%) Terraform
3 4 (4.35%) Kubernetes
3 4 (4.35%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (2.17%) HP ALM
5 1 (1.09%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (1.09%) Kibana
5 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (47.83%) Atlassian
2 9 (9.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.52%) BT
4 4 (4.35%) Google
5 3 (3.26%) Apple
5 3 (3.26%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.26%) VMware
6 2 (2.17%) HP
6 2 (2.17%) SAP
7 1 (1.09%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle
7 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.09%) Splunk