Period
to 26 July 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Confluence
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 224 183 198
Rank change year-on-year -41 +15 +63
Permanent jobs citing Confluence 321 52 113
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.41% 0.96% 1.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.26% 6.73% 9.44%
Number of salaries quoted 253 42 84
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £52,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +23.81% -25.00% +40.00%
75th Percentile £80,000 £64,688 £80,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £79,875 £91,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% 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 with a WFH option and a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 3,468 773 1,197
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 15.26% 14.22% 14.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2,534 670 1,029
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% -4.17% +20.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £83,750 £90,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Confluence
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Confluence as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Confluence trend for jobs with a WFH option

Confluence
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Confluence.

Confluence salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Confluence
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Confluence over the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

Confluence salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, Confluence job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Confluence.

1 317 (98.75%) JIRA
2 253 (78.82%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (42.37%) Scrum
4 101 (31.46%) DevOps
5 92 (28.66%) Finance
6 90 (28.04%) AWS
7 81 (25.23%) Microservices
8 76 (23.68%) Azure
9 73 (22.74%) Social Skills
10 71 (22.12%) Git (software)
10 71 (22.12%) Software Engineering
11 69 (21.50%) Java
12 68 (21.18%) Atlassian
13 66 (20.56%) BDD
14 65 (20.25%) SQL
15 59 (18.38%) E-Commerce
16 58 (18.07%) Microsoft
17 56 (17.45%) React
18 55 (17.13%) Jenkins
19 53 (16.51%) Project Delivery
20 52 (16.20%) Problem-Solving
20 52 (16.20%) Python
20 52 (16.20%) JavaScript
21 51 (15.89%) TDD
22 49 (15.26%) Test Automation
23 48 (14.95%) CMS
23 48 (14.95%) Docker
24 45 (14.02%) Project Management
24 45 (14.02%) SaaS
24 45 (14.02%) Degree

Confluence
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 48 (14.95%) CMS
2 22 (6.85%) SharePoint
3 17 (5.30%) Sitecore CMS
3 17 (5.30%) Umbraco
3 17 (5.30%) WordPress
4 12 (3.74%) Drupal
5 8 (2.49%) Apache
5 8 (2.49%) nginx
6 7 (2.18%) IIS
7 5 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.25%) Hyperledger
9 3 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.62%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.62%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.31%) CICS
11 1 (0.31%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.31%) GeoServer
11 1 (0.31%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.31%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (3.43%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.18%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.87%) Figma
3 6 (1.87%) InVision
3 6 (1.87%) Marvel
3 6 (1.87%) Sketch
3 6 (1.87%) UserZoom
4 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.62%) Adobe XD
6 2 (0.62%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 39 (12.15%) Shopify
2 27 (8.41%) Payment Gateway
3 13 (4.05%) Magento
4 12 (3.74%) SAP Hybris
5 5 (1.56%) Sage 200
6 4 (1.25%) Elite 3E
7 3 (0.93%) Distributed Ledger
8 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.31%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 90 (28.04%) AWS
2 76 (23.68%) Azure
3 45 (14.02%) SaaS
4 17 (5.30%) GCP
5 16 (4.98%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (4.98%) GitHub
5 16 (4.98%) Microsoft 365
6 13 (4.05%) IaaS
6 13 (4.05%) PaaS
7 11 (3.43%) AWS CloudFormation
7 11 (3.43%) Azure Active Directory
7 11 (3.43%) npm
8 10 (3.12%) Bitrise
8 10 (3.12%) Lucidchart
8 10 (3.12%) Serverless
9 9 (2.80%) Firebase
9 9 (2.80%) Yarn
10 7 (2.18%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (1.87%) Miro
11 6 (1.87%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.61%) SSL
1 18 (5.61%) VPN
2 16 (4.98%) HTTP
3 15 (4.67%) DNS
4 14 (4.36%) DHCP
5 13 (4.05%) VLAN
6 10 (3.12%) Firewall
7 8 (2.49%) Broadband
7 8 (2.49%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.87%) IPsec
8 6 (1.87%) VoIP
9 3 (0.93%) DMZ
10 1 (0.31%) 2G
10 1 (0.31%) 3G
10 1 (0.31%) FTP
10 1 (0.31%) INAP
10 1 (0.31%) ISUP
10 1 (0.31%) SS7
10 1 (0.31%) Wireless
10 1 (0.31%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.54%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (5.30%) NoSQL
4 14 (4.36%) Relational Database
5 11 (3.43%) Blockchain
6 9 (2.80%) MySQL
7 8 (2.49%) MariaDB
8 7 (2.18%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.56%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.56%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.25%) Big Data
11 4 (1.25%) CouchDB
11 4 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.25%) Tableau
12 3 (0.93%) Data Mart
12 3 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.93%) Geospatial Data
12 3 (0.93%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 317 (98.75%) JIRA
2 71 (22.12%) Git (software)
3 55 (17.13%) Jenkins
4 35 (10.90%) Bitbucket
5 25 (7.79%) GitLab
6 18 (5.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 18 (5.61%) Cucumber
7 16 (4.98%) Visual Studio
8 13 (4.05%) git-flow
9 12 (3.74%) NUnit
9 12 (3.74%) SpecFlow
10 11 (3.43%) Maven
10 11 (3.43%) Terragrunt
11 10 (3.12%) Octopus Deploy
12 9 (2.80%) webpack
13 8 (2.49%) JMeter
13 8 (2.49%) Selenium
13 8 (2.49%) SonarQube
14 6 (1.87%) Axure RP
14 6 (1.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 92 (28.66%) Finance
2 73 (22.74%) Social Skills
3 41 (12.77%) Retail
4 31 (9.66%) Banking
4 31 (9.66%) Public Sector
5 26 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (7.17%) Marketing
7 15 (4.67%) Telecoms
8 13 (4.05%) Electronics
8 13 (4.05%) Manufacturing
9 10 (3.12%) Games
10 8 (2.49%) Organisational Skills
10 8 (2.49%) Presentation Skills
11 7 (2.18%) Legal
12 5 (1.56%) Investment Banking
12 5 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (1.25%) Billing
14 3 (0.93%) Back Office
14 3 (0.93%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.93%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 79 (24.61%) Developer
2 46 (14.33%) Project Manager
3 37 (11.53%) Analyst
4 32 (9.97%) Senior Developer
5 26 (8.10%) Delivery Manager
5 26 (8.10%) Software Engineer
6 22 (6.85%) Agile Project Manager
6 22 (6.85%) Software Project Manager
7 21 (6.54%) Business Analyst
7 21 (6.54%) Digital Project Manager
8 19 (5.92%) Delivery Project Manager
9 16 (4.98%) E-Commerce Manager
9 16 (4.98%) Scrum Master
10 15 (4.67%) Full Stack Developer
11 14 (4.36%) Agile Delivery Manager
11 14 (4.36%) DevOps Engineer
11 14 (4.36%) E-Commerce Project Manager
11 14 (4.36%) Senior Software Engineer
12 13 (4.05%) React Developer
12 13 (4.05%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (17.45%) React
2 41 (12.77%) HTML
3 40 (12.46%) RESTful
4 36 (11.21%) CSS
4 36 (11.21%) REST
5 32 (9.97%) .NET
6 28 (8.72%) Node.js
7 25 (7.79%) Redux
8 23 (7.17%) ASP.NET
8 23 (7.17%) HTML5
8 23 (7.17%) Spring
9 18 (5.61%) Web Services
10 17 (5.30%) AngularJS
10 17 (5.30%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (4.67%) .NET Framework
11 15 (4.67%) CSS3
11 15 (4.67%) GraphQL
11 15 (4.67%) Kafka
11 15 (4.67%) Vue.js
12 14 (4.36%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.77%) iPad
2 35 (10.90%) Mobile App
3 23 (7.17%) User Experience
4 11 (3.43%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (2.80%) Public Cloud
6 8 (2.49%) Clustering
6 8 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.18%) Wiki
8 4 (1.25%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.25%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.93%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (0.93%) Derivative
9 3 (0.93%) Digital Currency
9 3 (0.93%) Equities
9 3 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.93%) Market Risk
9 3 (0.93%) PKI
10 2 (0.62%) Online Games
10 2 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (12.15%) Linux
2 26 (8.10%) Windows
3 24 (7.48%) Android
3 24 (7.48%) Apple iOS
4 10 (3.12%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.49%) CentOS
6 7 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.56%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.56%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (0.62%) Unix
9 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (78.82%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (42.37%) Scrum
3 101 (31.46%) DevOps
4 81 (25.23%) Microservices
5 71 (22.12%) Software Engineering
6 66 (20.56%) BDD
7 59 (18.38%) E-Commerce
8 53 (16.51%) Project Delivery
9 52 (16.20%) Problem-Solving
10 51 (15.89%) TDD
11 49 (15.26%) Test Automation
12 45 (14.02%) Project Management
12 45 (14.02%) Software Delivery
13 43 (13.40%) Analytics
14 40 (12.46%) Mentoring
15 36 (11.21%) Machine Learning
16 35 (10.90%) Fintech
16 35 (10.90%) Stakeholder Management
17 31 (9.66%) Continuous Integration
17 31 (9.66%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (21.50%) Java
2 65 (20.25%) SQL
3 52 (16.20%) JavaScript
3 52 (16.20%) Python
4 36 (11.21%) C#
5 24 (7.48%) PowerShell
5 24 (7.48%) TypeScript
6 11 (3.43%) Kotlin
7 9 (2.80%) Ruby
8 7 (2.18%) PHP
8 7 (2.18%) XPath
9 6 (1.87%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.56%) Apple Swift
10 5 (1.56%) Java 8
11 4 (1.25%) Go
11 4 (1.25%) Java 11
11 4 (1.25%) Scala
11 4 (1.25%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.93%) C
13 2 (0.62%) C++
Qualifications
1 45 (14.02%) Degree
2 21 (6.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (2.80%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.49%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.93%) ISEB
6 3 (0.93%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.62%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.31%) CBAP
8 1 (0.31%) CCNA
8 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.31%) CITP
8 1 (0.31%) HND
8 1 (0.31%) IIBA
8 1 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.31%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (11.21%) QA
2 12 (3.74%) Accessibility
3 8 (2.49%) PMO
4 4 (1.25%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.93%) SLA
6 2 (0.62%) GDPR
7 1 (0.31%) GRC
7 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.31%) PMBOK
System Software
1 48 (14.95%) Docker
2 25 (7.79%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.49%) iptables
4 7 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.87%) vSphere
6 3 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.62%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.62%) Xen
8 1 (0.31%) KVM
8 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 39 (12.15%) Terraform
2 31 (9.66%) Kubernetes
3 28 (8.72%) Ansible
4 19 (5.92%) Puppet
5 12 (3.74%) Microsoft Intune
6 8 (2.49%) Failover Clustering
7 6 (1.87%) Kibana
8 4 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (1.25%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.62%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 2 (0.62%) Grafana
10 2 (0.62%) Packer
11 1 (0.31%) Opsgenie
11 1 (0.31%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.31%) Salt
11 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 68 (21.18%) Atlassian
2 58 (18.07%) Microsoft
3 27 (8.41%) Elastic Path
4 26 (8.10%) SAP
5 22 (6.85%) Google
6 20 (6.23%) Oracle
7 17 (5.30%) Sitecore
8 13 (4.05%) hybris
9 12 (3.74%) IBM
10 10 (3.12%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (2.80%) AppDynamics
11 9 (2.80%) Red Hat
12 8 (2.49%) ServiceNow
13 7 (2.18%) VMware
14 6 (1.87%) Palo Alto
15 5 (1.56%) HP
15 5 (1.56%) Sage
15 5 (1.56%) Sophos
16 3 (0.93%) Dell
16 3 (0.93%) Murex