Period
to

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Social Skills over the 6 months to 27 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Social Skills (Interpersonal, Communication)
London > Central London
6 months to
27 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 5 8 4
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 0
Permanent jobs citing Social Skills 1,653 1,096 1,706
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 19.81% 17.94% 19.53%
As % of the General category 31.55% 29.46% 32.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,215 950 1,469
10th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £30,963
25th Percentile £51,250 £51,250 £42,868
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +3.85% +8.33%
75th Percentile £83,750 £85,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £100,750 £102,500 £100,000
London median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.70% +8.00% +4.17%

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 Central London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5,239 3,720 5,301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 62.77% 60.90% 60.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4,093 3,290 4,651
10th Percentile £43,512 £42,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +7.41% +3.85%
75th Percentile £93,750 £88,750 £85,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £106,250 £102,500
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +3.70% +6.05%

Social Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Social Skills in Central London

Social Skills
Salary Trend in Central London

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

Salary trend for Social Skills in Central London

Social Skills
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Social Skills in Central London over the 6 months to 27 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Social Skills in Central London

Social Skills
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Social Skills within the Central London region over the 6 months to 27 May 2022. 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
Jobs
City of London +6 1,453 £70,000 - 232
West End of London +2 76 £50,000 -4.76% 9
City of Westminster 0 63 £49,154 -6.77% 1
Camden +5 27 £62,000 +41.71% 9
Southwark +6 18 £75,000 +30.43%
Lambeth -5 12 £50,000 +72.41%
Kensington and Chelsea +1 7 £42,500 -19.39% 1
Social Skills
London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2022, 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 Central London region with a requirement for Social Skills.

1 540 (32.67%) Agile
2 486 (29.40%) Finance
3 359 (21.72%) Azure
4 349 (21.11%) SQL
4 349 (21.11%) Problem-Solving
5 295 (17.85%) Microsoft
6 282 (17.06%) Analytical Skills
7 264 (15.97%) AWS
8 256 (15.49%) Degree
9 248 (15.00%) Windows
10 240 (14.52%) Python
11 227 (13.73%) Project Management
12 213 (12.89%) C#
12 213 (12.89%) Java
13 207 (12.52%) DevOps
14 195 (11.80%) Stakeholder Management
15 186 (11.25%) Analytics
16 185 (11.19%) SQL Server
16 185 (11.19%) Microsoft Office
17 179 (10.83%) Presentation Skills
18 170 (10.28%) Software Engineering
19 162 (9.80%) Computer Science
20 159 (9.62%) Microsoft 365
21 158 (9.56%) .NET
21 158 (9.56%) Scrum
22 148 (8.95%) Business Intelligence
23 146 (8.83%) JavaScript
24 144 (8.71%) JIRA
25 143 (8.65%) Cybersecurity
26 142 (8.59%) Mentoring

Social Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 72 (4.36%) SharePoint
2 61 (3.69%) Confluence
3 42 (2.54%) Umbraco
4 26 (1.57%) SAS
5 20 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (0.85%) IIS
7 13 (0.79%) CMS
8 12 (0.73%) Apache Spark
9 8 (0.48%) IBM Notes
9 8 (0.48%) MS Exchange
10 6 (0.36%) Apache
11 5 (0.30%) JBoss
11 5 (0.30%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.12%) Drupal
13 2 (0.12%) Luigi
13 2 (0.12%) Mendix
13 2 (0.12%) Oracle Workflow
14 1 (0.060%) Appian
Applications
1 185 (11.19%) Microsoft Office
2 98 (5.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (1.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (1.15%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.30%) Maple
6 5 (0.30%) Sketch
7 3 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.12%) Blender
8 2 (0.12%) CINEMA 4D
8 2 (0.12%) InVision
8 2 (0.12%) Maya
8 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.12%) Zeplin
9 1 (0.060%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.060%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.060%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.060%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 16 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.60%) SAP MDG
3 8 (0.48%) SAP Retail
4 7 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
5 5 (0.30%) SAP GTS
6 3 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.18%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.18%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.18%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 2 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
7 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.12%) Elite 3E
7 2 (0.12%) Magento
7 2 (0.12%) SAP IBP
7 2 (0.12%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.12%) Shopify
7 2 (0.12%) Teamcenter
7 2 (0.12%) Toggl
8 1 (0.060%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.060%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 359 (21.72%) Azure
2 264 (15.97%) AWS
3 159 (9.62%) Microsoft 365
4 129 (7.80%) Power Platform
5 73 (4.42%) SaaS
6 54 (3.27%) GCP
7 49 (2.96%) Serverless
8 38 (2.30%) Azure Active Directory
9 31 (1.88%) PowerApps
10 24 (1.45%) Azure Data Factory
10 24 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
11 20 (1.21%) GitHub
11 20 (1.21%) OneDrive
12 16 (0.97%) Collibra
13 15 (0.91%) Amazon S3
13 15 (0.91%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 12 (0.73%) Snowflake
15 11 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
15 11 (0.67%) Power Automate
16 10 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (5.14%) Firewall
2 55 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 55 (3.33%) WAN
3 54 (3.27%) VPN
4 52 (3.15%) DNS
5 37 (2.24%) LAN
6 29 (1.75%) DHCP
7 28 (1.69%) BGP
8 26 (1.57%) Network Security
9 24 (1.45%) VLAN
9 24 (1.45%) Wireless
10 22 (1.33%) VoIP
11 20 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
12 17 (1.03%) MPLS
12 17 (1.03%) OSPF
13 14 (0.85%) SD-WAN
14 13 (0.79%) HTTP
15 11 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (0.67%) NAS
15 11 (0.67%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (11.19%) SQL Server
2 114 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
3 110 (6.65%) Power BI
4 72 (4.36%) Relational Database
5 49 (2.96%) NoSQL
6 48 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 44 (2.66%) Tableau
8 43 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 39 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
10 32 (1.94%) Metadata
11 28 (1.69%) Hadoop
12 26 (1.57%) MongoDB
13 24 (1.45%) Data Lake
14 21 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 21 (1.27%) Big Data
15 19 (1.15%) Power Query
16 15 (0.91%) Amazon Redshift
16 15 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
16 15 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 14 (0.85%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 144 (8.71%) JIRA
2 105 (6.35%) Git (software)
3 37 (2.24%) Jenkins
4 33 (2.00%) Selenium
5 21 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 20 (1.21%) GitLab
6 20 (1.21%) Visual Studio
7 15 (0.91%) SonarQube
8 12 (0.73%) Subversion
9 11 (0.67%) Postman
9 11 (0.67%) TeamCity
9 11 (0.67%) Visual Studio Code
10 9 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
11 8 (0.48%) Bitbucket
12 6 (0.36%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (0.30%) Cypress.io
13 5 (0.30%) Plastic SCM
13 5 (0.30%) SpecFlow
14 4 (0.24%) Appium
General
1 486 (29.40%) Finance
2 282 (17.06%) Analytical Skills
3 179 (10.83%) Presentation Skills
4 121 (7.32%) Retail
5 90 (5.44%) Marketing
6 88 (5.32%) Influencing Skills
7 81 (4.90%) Banking
8 70 (4.23%) Organisational Skills
9 64 (3.87%) Legal
10 60 (3.63%) Advertising
11 55 (3.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 49 (2.96%) Law
13 35 (2.12%) Investment Banking
14 31 (1.88%) Manufacturing
15 30 (1.81%) Public Sector
16 29 (1.75%) Telecoms
17 27 (1.63%) Documentation Skills
18 23 (1.39%) Games
19 21 (1.27%) Front Office
20 18 (1.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 328 (19.84%) Analyst
2 223 (13.49%) Developer
3 130 (7.86%) Consultant
4 118 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 92 (5.57%) Architect
6 83 (5.02%) Project Manager
7 69 (4.17%) Software Engineer
8 67 (4.05%) Data Analyst
9 65 (3.93%) Software Developer
10 56 (3.39%) Applications Support
10 56 (3.39%) Support Engineer
11 47 (2.84%) Senior Analyst
12 42 (2.54%) Senior Developer
12 42 (2.54%) Support Analyst
13 39 (2.36%) Salesforce Developer
14 37 (2.24%) Desktop Support
14 37 (2.24%) IT Analyst
14 37 (2.24%) Network Engineer
15 34 (2.06%) Product Owner
16 33 (2.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (9.56%) .NET
2 119 (7.20%) React
3 107 (6.47%) HTML
4 97 (5.87%) CSS
5 83 (5.02%) AngularJS
6 65 (3.93%) REST
7 59 (3.57%) Node.js
8 55 (3.33%) HTML5
9 52 (3.15%) .NET Core
10 31 (1.88%) Kafka
10 31 (1.88%) Sass
11 29 (1.75%) Semantic HTML
12 28 (1.69%) JSON
13 27 (1.63%) Spring
14 26 (1.57%) Web Services
14 26 (1.57%) XML
15 24 (1.45%) Spring Boot
16 23 (1.39%) SOAP
17 21 (1.27%) ASP.NET
18 20 (1.21%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 92 (5.57%) User Experience
2 76 (4.60%) Self-Motivation
3 65 (3.93%) Management Information System
4 62 (3.75%) Data Centre
5 61 (3.69%) Greenfield Project
6 43 (2.60%) Reinsurance
7 36 (2.18%) Linux Command Line
8 26 (1.57%) Derivative
9 23 (1.39%) Hedge funds
9 23 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
10 22 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 21 (1.27%) Algorithms
12 19 (1.15%) Cloud Native
12 19 (1.15%) Cyberattack
13 17 (1.03%) Fixed Income
13 17 (1.03%) Social Media
14 16 (0.97%) Legacy Systems
15 15 (0.91%) Life Science
15 15 (0.91%) Mobile App
16 14 (0.85%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 248 (15.00%) Windows
2 128 (7.74%) Linux
3 96 (5.81%) Windows 10
4 49 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 47 (2.84%) Windows Server
6 43 (2.60%) Windows Server 2016
7 38 (2.30%) Mac OS
8 31 (1.88%) Mac OS X
9 21 (1.27%) Windows 7
10 17 (1.03%) Android
10 17 (1.03%) Apple iOS
11 13 (0.79%) Unix
12 10 (0.60%) Ubuntu
13 9 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (0.42%) Windows Server 2019
15 6 (0.36%) CentOS
15 6 (0.36%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 540 (32.67%) Agile
2 349 (21.11%) Problem-Solving
3 227 (13.73%) Project Management
4 207 (12.52%) DevOps
5 195 (11.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 186 (11.25%) Analytics
7 170 (10.28%) Software Engineering
8 162 (9.80%) Computer Science
9 158 (9.56%) Scrum
10 148 (8.95%) Business Intelligence
11 143 (8.65%) Cybersecurity
12 142 (8.59%) Mentoring
13 131 (7.92%) Business Analysis
14 120 (7.26%) Microservices
15 118 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
16 113 (6.84%) Process Improvement
16 113 (6.84%) Test Automation
17 104 (6.29%) Data Modelling
18 97 (5.87%) Project Delivery
19 93 (5.63%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 349 (21.11%) SQL
2 240 (14.52%) Python
3 213 (12.89%) C#
3 213 (12.89%) Java
4 146 (8.83%) JavaScript
5 100 (6.05%) C++
6 53 (3.21%) PowerShell
7 46 (2.78%) T-SQL
8 45 (2.72%) TypeScript
9 38 (2.30%) PHP
10 33 (2.00%) R
11 32 (1.94%) Bash
12 20 (1.21%) C
12 20 (1.21%) Perl
12 20 (1.21%) Scala
13 18 (1.09%) MATLAB
13 18 (1.09%) PL/SQL
14 16 (0.97%) Go
14 16 (0.97%) Ruby
15 15 (0.91%) VBA
Qualifications
1 256 (15.49%) Degree
2 119 (7.20%) Security Cleared
3 116 (7.02%) SC Cleared
4 89 (5.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 39 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (2.12%) CCNP
7 31 (1.88%) Master's Degree
7 31 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 17 (1.03%) CISSP
10 16 (0.97%) CCNA
11 14 (0.85%) DV Cleared
12 13 (0.79%) PMI Certification
13 10 (0.60%) CCIE
14 9 (0.54%) CISM
14 9 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (0.54%) PMP
15 8 (0.48%) MCSA
15 8 (0.48%) MCSE
15 8 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (5.69%) QA
2 43 (2.60%) GDPR
3 42 (2.54%) Data Quality
4 34 (2.06%) SLA
5 22 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (0.79%) PMO
7 7 (0.42%) MiFID
8 6 (0.36%) Accessibility
9 5 (0.30%) NIST
10 4 (0.24%) EMIR
10 4 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.18%) CDISC
11 3 (0.18%) GRC
11 3 (0.18%) WCAG
12 2 (0.12%) GAAP
12 2 (0.12%) ISAE 3402
12 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.12%) SOC 2
13 1 (0.060%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.060%) Solvency II
System Software
1 120 (7.26%) Active Directory
2 114 (6.90%) Docker
3 57 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (1.15%) Hyper-V
5 13 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (0.79%) VMware NSX
6 4 (0.24%) Ceph
6 4 (0.24%) NFS
6 4 (0.24%) vSphere
6 4 (0.24%) XenApp
7 2 (0.12%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 2 (0.12%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.12%) zsh
8 1 (0.060%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.060%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.060%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.060%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 77 (4.66%) Kubernetes
2 66 (3.99%) Terraform
3 41 (2.48%) Ansible
4 15 (0.91%) SCCM
5 14 (0.85%) Kibana
5 14 (0.85%) logstash
6 13 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
7 9 (0.54%) Puppet
8 7 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.36%) Grafana
10 5 (0.30%) Cisco Prime
10 5 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
10 5 (0.30%) FortiGate
10 5 (0.30%) Prometheus
10 5 (0.30%) TrustSec
11 4 (0.24%) Jamf Pro
11 4 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 2 (0.12%) Rundeck
12 2 (0.12%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 295 (17.85%) Microsoft
2 96 (5.81%) Salesforce.com
3 93 (5.63%) Oracle
4 82 (4.96%) Adobe
5 69 (4.17%) Apple
5 69 (4.17%) VMware
6 58 (3.51%) Cisco
7 50 (3.02%) SAP
8 43 (2.60%) Citrix
9 38 (2.30%) Google
10 32 (1.94%) Palo Alto
11 27 (1.63%) ServiceNow
11 27 (1.63%) Workday
12 23 (1.39%) Bloomberg
12 23 (1.39%) Informatica
13 22 (1.33%) F5
14 20 (1.21%) Meraki
15 18 (1.09%) Fortinet
16 16 (0.97%) HP
17 15 (0.91%) CheckPoint