Period
to 21 September 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Social Skills over the 6 months to 21 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Social Skills (Interpersonal, Communication)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1 5 2
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 0
Permanent jobs citing Social Skills 480 142 562
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 24.82% 21.07% 25.00%
As % of the General category 44.28% 49.31% 52.04%
Number of salaries quoted 221 93 368
10th Percentile £22,750 £26,250 £23,275
25th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £29,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £41,047
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.63% -3.42%
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £51,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £90,000 £65,066
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% -1.15%

Social Skills is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,084 288 1,080
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 56.05% 42.73% 48.04%
Number of salaries quoted 468 185 700
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,875
25th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.22% +3.45% -3.33%
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £77,150 £87,500 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Social Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Social Skills as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Social Skills in Cambridgeshire

Social Skills
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Social Skills in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for Social Skills in Cambridgeshire

Social Skills
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Social Skills in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Social Skills in Cambridgeshire

Social Skills
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Social Skills within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 21 September 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
Cambridge +4 297 £50,000 -9.09% 127
Peterborough +3 57 £38,250 +27.50% 20
Huntingdon +3 14 £39,750 -0.63% 7
Ely - 7 £42,500 - 2
Chatteris - 6 £21,500 -
St Neots - 4 £50,000 - 4
Wisbech - 1 - -
Social Skills
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, IT jobs citing Social Skills 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Social Skills.

1 155 (32.29%) Degree
2 144 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
3 127 (26.46%) Agile Software Development
4 103 (21.46%) Analytical Skills
5 82 (17.08%) Microsoft
6 75 (15.63%) Windows
7 73 (15.21%) Python
8 72 (15.00%) Azure
9 70 (14.58%) Analytics
10 69 (14.38%) SQL
10 69 (14.38%) Management Information System
11 68 (14.17%) Games
11 68 (14.17%) Project Management
11 68 (14.17%) Pharmaceutical
12 67 (13.96%) Data Science
13 65 (13.54%) Law
14 64 (13.33%) Data Quality
15 63 (13.13%) Data Management
16 61 (12.71%) ITIL
17 59 (12.29%) Mentoring
18 58 (12.08%) AWS
19 57 (11.88%) Life Science
20 55 (11.46%) Validation
21 54 (11.25%) Finance
22 53 (11.04%) SDLC
23 52 (10.83%) Java
24 50 (10.42%) Software Engineering
25 47 (9.79%) Mathematics
25 47 (9.79%) C++
25 47 (9.79%) Migration

Social Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 37 (7.71%) SAS
2 14 (2.92%) Apache Spark
3 12 (2.50%) Apache Solr
4 10 (2.08%) Apache
4 10 (2.08%) IIS
5 9 (1.88%) Apache Airflow
6 8 (1.67%) MS Exchange
6 8 (1.67%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.42%) CMS
7 2 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.21%) Confluence
8 1 (0.21%) Drupal
8 1 (0.21%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.21%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (4.38%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.63%) Sketch
6 2 (0.42%) Figma
6 2 (0.42%) Zeplin
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.42%) Sprinklr
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.21%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 72 (15.00%) Azure
2 58 (12.08%) AWS
3 33 (6.88%) Microsoft 365
4 20 (4.17%) SaaS
5 17 (3.54%) Power Platform
6 12 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
6 12 (2.50%) Serverless
7 11 (2.29%) AWS Lambda
8 9 (1.88%) IaaS
9 8 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (1.67%) Veeva
10 7 (1.46%) Amazon S3
11 6 (1.25%) GCP
11 6 (1.25%) PowerApps
12 4 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (0.83%) Amazon EMR
12 4 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (0.83%) GitHub
12 4 (0.83%) PaaS
13 3 (0.63%) Azure Pipelines
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.04%) Firewall
2 24 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
3 22 (4.58%) WAN
4 20 (4.17%) LAN
5 11 (2.29%) Internet
5 11 (2.29%) TCP/IP
6 10 (2.08%) VPN
7 9 (1.88%) Intrusion Detection
7 9 (1.88%) Network Security
8 7 (1.46%) Software-Defined Networking
8 7 (1.46%) Wireless
9 4 (0.83%) DNS
10 3 (0.63%) BGP
10 3 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.63%) Cisco Firepower
10 3 (0.63%) Cisco ISE
10 3 (0.63%) EIGRP
10 3 (0.63%) MPLS
10 3 (0.63%) OSPF
10 3 (0.63%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (8.13%) Spotfire
2 25 (5.21%) Amazon Redshift
2 25 (5.21%) Tableau
3 18 (3.75%) Big Data
3 18 (3.75%) Crystal Reports
4 17 (3.54%) Power BI
5 16 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
6 14 (2.92%) Amazon Aurora
7 13 (2.71%) Apache Hive
8 12 (2.50%) NoSQL
9 10 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 10 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (2.08%) ClickHouse
9 10 (2.08%) Hadoop
9 10 (2.08%) MySQL
10 9 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (1.88%) Presto
11 8 (1.67%) Metadata
12 7 (1.46%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 24 (5.00%) JIRA
2 19 (3.96%) Jenkins
3 17 (3.54%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.04%) Selenium
5 4 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (0.63%) SpecFlow
6 3 (0.63%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.42%) Gatling
7 2 (0.42%) GitLab
7 2 (0.42%) JMeter
7 2 (0.42%) NeoLoad
7 2 (0.42%) NUnit
7 2 (0.42%) Postman
7 2 (0.42%) Subversion
7 2 (0.42%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.42%) Toad
8 1 (0.21%) gulp
8 1 (0.21%) Maven
8 1 (0.21%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.21%) TestRail
General
1 103 (21.46%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (14.17%) Games
2 68 (14.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 65 (13.54%) Law
4 54 (11.25%) Finance
5 33 (6.88%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 23 (4.79%) Legal
6 23 (4.79%) Manufacturing
7 20 (4.17%) Marketing
7 20 (4.17%) Retail
8 19 (3.96%) Humanities
9 16 (3.33%) Influencing Skills
10 15 (3.13%) Presentation Skills
11 13 (2.71%) Organisational Skills
12 8 (1.67%) Automotive
12 8 (1.67%) Social Science
12 8 (1.67%) Telecoms
13 7 (1.46%) German Language
14 5 (1.04%) Banking
14 5 (1.04%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 52 (10.83%) Analyst
2 41 (8.54%) Developer
3 35 (7.29%) Programmer
4 22 (4.58%) Software Engineer
5 20 (4.17%) Architect
5 20 (4.17%) Consultant
6 18 (3.75%) C++ Developer
6 18 (3.75%) Implementation Manager
6 18 (3.75%) Network Engineer
6 18 (3.75%) Senior Manager
7 17 (3.54%) Data Analyst
7 17 (3.54%) IT Manager
7 17 (3.54%) Support Engineer
8 15 (3.13%) Graduate
8 15 (3.13%) Project Manager
8 15 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
8 15 (3.13%) Testing Engineer
9 14 (2.92%) IT Support
9 14 (2.92%) Scrum Master
10 13 (2.71%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (6.88%) .NET
2 21 (4.38%) React
3 11 (2.29%) CSS
3 11 (2.29%) HTML
4 10 (2.08%) Shiny
5 9 (1.88%) XML
6 8 (1.67%) .NET Framework
6 8 (1.67%) Play Framework
7 6 (1.25%) .NET Core
7 6 (1.25%) JSON
7 6 (1.25%) SOAP
8 5 (1.04%) jQuery
8 5 (1.04%) Node.js
8 5 (1.04%) WSDL
8 5 (1.04%) XSD
9 4 (0.83%) AngularJS
9 4 (0.83%) Elastic Stack
9 4 (0.83%) REST
10 3 (0.63%) Entity Framework
10 3 (0.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 69 (14.38%) Management Information System
2 57 (11.88%) Life Science
3 37 (7.71%) Social Media
4 36 (7.50%) Self-Motivation
5 28 (5.83%) Public Cloud
6 20 (4.17%) Reference Data
7 18 (3.75%) Data Centre
8 17 (3.54%) Driving Licence
9 15 (3.13%) Taxonomies
10 9 (1.88%) Media Streaming
11 8 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
11 8 (1.67%) EPoS
11 8 (1.67%) Raspberry Pi
12 7 (1.46%) Algorithms
12 7 (1.46%) Data Structures
13 6 (1.25%) Animation
13 6 (1.25%) BBC
13 6 (1.25%) Mobile Computing
13 6 (1.25%) STB
13 6 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 75 (15.63%) Windows
2 42 (8.75%) Linux
3 14 (2.92%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.29%) Windows 10
5 10 (2.08%) Android
6 7 (1.46%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.46%) Mac OS X
6 7 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.46%) Windows Server 2016
6 7 (1.46%) Windows Server 2019
6 7 (1.46%) Windows XP
7 6 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.25%) Windows 8
8 5 (1.04%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (1.04%) Mac OS
8 5 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.42%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.21%) CentOS
10 1 (0.21%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
2 127 (26.46%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (14.58%) Analytics
4 68 (14.17%) Project Management
5 67 (13.96%) Data Science
6 63 (13.13%) Data Management
7 61 (12.71%) ITIL
8 59 (12.29%) Mentoring
9 55 (11.46%) Validation
10 53 (11.04%) SDLC
11 50 (10.42%) Software Engineering
12 47 (9.79%) Mathematics
12 47 (9.79%) Migration
13 44 (9.17%) Computer Science
14 42 (8.75%) DevOps
15 38 (7.92%) Artificial Intelligence
15 38 (7.92%) Change Management
16 36 (7.50%) Process Improvement
16 36 (7.50%) Visualisation
17 35 (7.29%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 73 (15.21%) Python
2 69 (14.38%) SQL
3 52 (10.83%) Java
4 47 (9.79%) C++
5 30 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 28 (5.83%) C
6 28 (5.83%) C#
7 27 (5.63%) R
8 19 (3.96%) PowerShell
9 12 (2.50%) Groovy
10 11 (2.29%) VBA
11 5 (1.04%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.83%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.83%) PHP
12 4 (0.83%) Ruby
13 2 (0.42%) Assembly Language
13 2 (0.42%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.21%) VC++
Qualifications
1 155 (32.29%) Degree
2 22 (4.58%) CCNA
2 22 (4.58%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (4.38%) Numerate Degree
4 15 (3.13%) PhD
5 14 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
6 10 (2.08%) DBS Check
7 9 (1.88%) CCSA
7 9 (1.88%) CEH
7 9 (1.88%) CISA
7 9 (1.88%) CISM
7 9 (1.88%) CISSP
7 9 (1.88%) IISP
7 9 (1.88%) MCP
7 9 (1.88%) OSCP
7 9 (1.88%) Security Cleared
8 8 (1.67%) SC Cleared
9 6 (1.25%) CCENT
9 6 (1.25%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (13.33%) Data Quality
2 27 (5.63%) SLA
3 17 (3.54%) QA
4 14 (2.92%) GDPR
5 11 (2.29%) Good Clinical Practice
6 8 (1.67%) GxP
7 7 (1.46%) CDISC
8 5 (1.04%) GLP
9 2 (0.42%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.21%) Accessibility
10 1 (0.21%) Basel III
10 1 (0.21%) COREP
10 1 (0.21%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.21%) IEC 62304
10 1 (0.21%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.21%) PMBOK
System Software
1 36 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 29 (6.04%) Hyper-V
3 27 (5.63%) Docker
4 18 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (2.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 31 (6.46%) Kubernetes
2 18 (3.75%) Terraform
3 13 (2.71%) Oracle EDQ
4 10 (2.08%) Mesos
4 10 (2.08%) SCCM
5 9 (1.88%) QRadar
6 8 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (1.25%) WSUS
8 3 (0.63%) Computer Incident Response Team
8 3 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.42%) Grafana
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.21%) Ansible
10 1 (0.21%) FlexNet
10 1 (0.21%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 82 (17.08%) Microsoft
2 34 (7.08%) Facebook
2 34 (7.08%) Instagram
3 28 (5.83%) VMware
4 25 (5.21%) Oracle
5 23 (4.79%) Cisco
6 16 (3.33%) Veeam
7 13 (2.71%) Saba
7 13 (2.71%) SAP
8 11 (2.29%) Citrix
9 10 (2.08%) Apple
9 10 (2.08%) HP
10 9 (1.88%) AlienVault
10 9 (1.88%) Google
11 8 (1.67%) ANSYS
11 8 (1.67%) Bloomberg
12 7 (1.46%) CheckPoint
12 7 (1.46%) Talend
13 6 (1.25%) F5
13 6 (1.25%) Splunk