Period
to 22 June 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Social Skills over the 6 months to 22 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Social Skills (Interpersonal, Communication)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 10 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Social Skills 837 1,117 2,188
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 15.94% 18.09% 21.64%
As % of the General category 26.78% 29.68% 33.88%
Number of salaries quoted 705 952 1,824
10th Percentile £41,250 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £51,250 £45,000 £43,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £61,750
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +5.26% +2.92%
75th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £77,813
90th Percentile £107,500 £105,000 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +4.35%

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 the City of London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,125 3,763 6,459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 59.51% 60.94% 63.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2,715 3,287 5,691
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £108,550 £105,000 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%

Social Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Social Skills in the City of London

Social Skills
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Social Skills in the City of London.

Salary trend for Social Skills in the City of London

Social Skills
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Social Skills in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Social Skills in the City of London

Social Skills
Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 22 June 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
London Bridge -4 2 £35,000 -61.11%
Moorgate +8 1 £50,000 -33.33%
Social Skills
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for Social Skills.

1 290 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
2 263 (31.42%) Finance
3 203 (24.25%) SQL
4 193 (23.06%) Azure
5 156 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
6 149 (17.80%) Degree
7 148 (17.68%) DevOps
7 148 (17.68%) Problem-Solving
8 146 (17.44%) C#
9 136 (16.25%) Java
10 135 (16.13%) Microsoft
11 127 (15.17%) Python
11 127 (15.17%) AWS
12 124 (14.81%) .NET
13 117 (13.98%) Microservices
14 112 (13.38%) SQL Server
15 104 (12.43%) Windows
16 102 (12.19%) Analytics
17 101 (12.07%) JavaScript
18 90 (10.75%) Test Automation
19 87 (10.39%) Docker
19 87 (10.39%) Business Intelligence
20 84 (10.04%) Stakeholder Management
21 83 (9.92%) Project Management
22 80 (9.56%) Scrum
22 80 (9.56%) CRM
23 74 (8.84%) Banking
23 74 (8.84%) QA
23 74 (8.84%) Terraform
24 73 (8.72%) Kubernetes

Social Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 55 (6.57%) SharePoint
2 19 (2.27%) CMS
3 18 (2.15%) Confluence
4 9 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 8 (0.96%) Anypoint
6 7 (0.84%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.48%) Apache
7 4 (0.48%) Moodle
7 4 (0.48%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.36%) Drupal
8 3 (0.36%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.24%) Headless CMS
9 2 (0.24%) IIS
9 2 (0.24%) Mendix
9 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.12%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Fuse
10 1 (0.12%) SAS
Applications
1 47 (5.62%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (4.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (2.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.72%) Figma
5 5 (0.60%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.48%) Sketch
7 2 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.24%) InVision
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 34 (4.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (0.48%) Elite 3E
4 3 (0.36%) Bloomberg AIM
4 3 (0.36%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.24%) Carpe Diem
5 2 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle Payroll
5 2 (0.24%) Relativity
5 2 (0.24%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.12%) Magento
6 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 193 (23.06%) Azure
2 127 (15.17%) AWS
3 58 (6.93%) GCP
4 47 (5.62%) Power Platform
5 45 (5.38%) SaaS
6 42 (5.02%) Serverless
7 39 (4.66%) PaaS
8 36 (4.30%) Azure Active Directory
9 34 (4.06%) Microsoft 365
10 22 (2.63%) Azure Key Vault
11 20 (2.39%) Azure Storage
11 20 (2.39%) GitHub
12 19 (2.27%) Azure App Service
12 19 (2.27%) Azure Service Bus
12 19 (2.27%) Azure Service Fabric
13 14 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
13 14 (1.67%) IaaS
14 12 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
15 10 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
15 10 (1.19%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.30%) Firewall
2 15 (1.79%) DNS
3 14 (1.67%) WAN
4 12 (1.43%) Network Security
5 11 (1.31%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (1.31%) Unified Communications
5 11 (1.31%) VPN
6 9 (1.08%) LAN
6 9 (1.08%) SD-WAN
6 9 (1.08%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.96%) AMQP
7 8 (0.96%) Ethernet
8 7 (0.84%) DHCP
9 6 (0.72%) Cisco Firepower
9 6 (0.72%) Cisco ISE
9 6 (0.72%) HTTP
9 6 (0.72%) WebEx
9 6 (0.72%) Wireless
10 5 (0.60%) NAS
10 5 (0.60%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (13.38%) SQL Server
2 55 (6.57%) PostgreSQL
3 50 (5.97%) Relational Database
4 41 (4.90%) Power BI
5 38 (4.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 36 (4.30%) Tableau
7 35 (4.18%) NoSQL
8 33 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
8 33 (3.94%) MongoDB
9 22 (2.63%) MySQL
10 21 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 20 (2.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 19 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 16 (1.91%) BusinessObjects
14 15 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
14 15 (1.79%) RDBMS
14 15 (1.79%) Yellowfin
15 12 (1.43%) Big Data
15 12 (1.43%) Data Lake
16 11 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 63 (7.53%) JIRA
2 55 (6.57%) Jenkins
3 33 (3.94%) Git (software)
4 25 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 22 (2.63%) SonarQube
6 21 (2.51%) Visual Studio Team System
7 16 (1.91%) Octopus Deploy
8 15 (1.79%) Selenium
8 15 (1.79%) Visual Studio
9 8 (0.96%) Artifactory
9 8 (0.96%) TeamCity
10 7 (0.84%) Cucumber
11 6 (0.72%) GitLab
11 6 (0.72%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (0.60%) JUnit
13 4 (0.48%) Eclipse
13 4 (0.48%) Maven
13 4 (0.48%) ReSharper
14 3 (0.36%) LoadRunner
General
1 263 (31.42%) Finance
2 156 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
3 74 (8.84%) Banking
4 65 (7.77%) Presentation Skills
5 49 (5.85%) Influencing Skills
6 47 (5.62%) Legal
7 40 (4.78%) Front Office
8 38 (4.54%) Organisational Skills
9 34 (4.06%) Law
9 34 (4.06%) Marketing
9 34 (4.06%) Retail
10 24 (2.87%) Investment Banking
11 18 (2.15%) Back Office
12 14 (1.67%) Games
13 13 (1.55%) Advertising
13 13 (1.55%) Public Sector
14 11 (1.31%) Publishing
15 10 (1.19%) Financial Institution
15 10 (1.19%) Manufacturing
16 8 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 213 (25.45%) Developer
2 113 (13.50%) Analyst
3 67 (8.00%) C# Developer
4 51 (6.09%) Senior Developer
5 47 (5.62%) Project Manager
6 39 (4.66%) Business Analyst
7 38 (4.54%) Architect
8 37 (4.42%) IT Manager
9 31 (3.70%) React Developer
10 28 (3.35%) .NET Developer
10 28 (3.35%) Consultant
11 26 (3.11%) Integration Developer
12 24 (2.87%) DevOps Engineer
12 24 (2.87%) Full Stack Developer
13 23 (2.75%) Technical Leader
14 22 (2.63%) C# .NET Developer
14 22 (2.63%) Java Developer
14 22 (2.63%) Java Engineer
15 21 (2.51%) Data Analyst
15 21 (2.51%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (14.81%) .NET
2 67 (8.00%) CSS
3 62 (7.41%) React
4 59 (7.05%) Web Services
5 48 (5.73%) HTML
6 43 (5.14%) Node.js
7 40 (4.78%) .NET Core
8 39 (4.66%) Spring
9 32 (3.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 31 (3.70%) jQuery
10 31 (3.70%) Spring Boot
11 30 (3.58%) .NET Framework
12 28 (3.35%) AngularJS
12 28 (3.35%) Redux
13 27 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
13 27 (3.23%) REST
14 25 (2.99%) JSON
15 23 (2.75%) OpenID
16 21 (2.51%) Kafka
16 21 (2.51%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 46 (5.50%) Management Information System
2 33 (3.94%) Greenfield Project
2 33 (3.94%) User Experience
3 29 (3.46%) Self-Motivation
4 25 (2.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 22 (2.63%) Equities
6 20 (2.39%) Derivative
7 19 (2.27%) N-Tier
8 18 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (2.15%) Public Cloud
9 14 (1.67%) Data Structures
10 13 (1.55%) Social Media
11 12 (1.43%) Data Centre
12 11 (1.31%) Reference Data
12 11 (1.31%) Security Operations Centre
13 10 (1.19%) Algorithms
13 10 (1.19%) PMI
14 9 (1.08%) Clustering
14 9 (1.08%) Mobile App
14 9 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 104 (12.43%) Windows
2 50 (5.97%) Linux
3 31 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 15 (1.79%) Windows 10
5 13 (1.55%) Unix
6 7 (0.84%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.72%) Android
8 5 (0.60%) Data ONTAP
9 4 (0.48%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.48%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.36%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2016
12 1 (0.12%) CentOS
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (17.68%) DevOps
2 148 (17.68%) Problem-Solving
3 117 (13.98%) Microservices
4 102 (12.19%) Analytics
5 90 (10.75%) Test Automation
6 87 (10.39%) Business Intelligence
7 84 (10.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 83 (9.92%) Project Management
9 80 (9.56%) CRM
9 80 (9.56%) Scrum
10 73 (8.72%) Software Engineering
11 71 (8.48%) Computer Science
12 67 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
13 65 (7.77%) Fintech
14 62 (7.41%) SDLC
15 57 (6.81%) Mentoring
16 54 (6.45%) OO
17 53 (6.33%) MVC
18 51 (6.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 203 (24.25%) SQL
2 146 (17.44%) C#
3 136 (16.25%) Java
4 127 (15.17%) Python
5 101 (12.07%) JavaScript
6 49 (5.85%) PowerShell
7 43 (5.14%) T-SQL
8 35 (4.18%) C++
9 22 (2.63%) Java 8
10 21 (2.51%) TypeScript
11 16 (1.91%) R
12 15 (1.79%) PHP
13 10 (1.19%) Bash Shell
13 10 (1.19%) C
14 9 (1.08%) Ruby
15 8 (0.96%) VBA
16 7 (0.84%) Apex Code
17 6 (0.72%) Go
17 6 (0.72%) Kotlin
18 3 (0.36%) Julia
Qualifications
1 149 (17.80%) Degree
2 38 (4.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (3.46%) Master's Degree
4 20 (2.39%) CISM
5 19 (2.27%) CISSP
6 18 (2.15%) ISTQB
7 17 (2.03%) CISA
8 13 (1.55%) PMI Certification
9 12 (1.43%) PhD
10 11 (1.31%) SC Cleared
10 11 (1.31%) Security Cleared
11 10 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (0.84%) ISEB
13 6 (0.72%) AWS Certification
13 6 (0.72%) PMP
14 5 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (0.36%) MBA
15 3 (0.36%) MCSE
15 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
15 3 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (8.84%) QA
2 30 (3.58%) GDPR
3 29 (3.46%) Data Quality
4 21 (2.51%) PMO
5 15 (1.79%) SLA
6 14 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (1.43%) NIST
8 10 (1.19%) Accessibility
9 9 (1.08%) COBIT
9 9 (1.08%) MiFID
10 7 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials
10 7 (0.84%) PCI DSS
11 6 (0.72%) EMIR
12 3 (0.36%) AIFMD
13 2 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.24%) SEPA
13 2 (0.24%) Solvency II
13 2 (0.24%) WCAG
14 1 (0.12%) JSP 440
System Software
1 87 (10.39%) Docker
2 37 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (4.30%) Active Directory
4 11 (1.31%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.72%) VMware NSX
6 3 (0.36%) OpenAM
6 3 (0.36%) OpenDJ
6 3 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.36%) XenApp
7 2 (0.24%) vSphere
8 1 (0.12%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 74 (8.84%) Terraform
2 73 (8.72%) Kubernetes
3 47 (5.62%) Ansible
4 34 (4.06%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (2.27%) Puppet
6 12 (1.43%) Grafana
7 9 (1.08%) Microsoft Intune
8 8 (0.96%) Rancher
9 7 (0.84%) Cisco CUCM
9 7 (0.84%) Single Sign-On
10 6 (0.72%) FortiGate
10 6 (0.72%) SCCM
11 4 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.48%) Prometheus
12 3 (0.36%) EnCase
12 3 (0.36%) FTK
12 3 (0.36%) Istio
12 3 (0.36%) SCOM
13 2 (0.24%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 2 (0.24%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 135 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 42 (5.02%) Oracle
3 40 (4.78%) VMware
4 38 (4.54%) Salesforce.com
5 24 (2.87%) Cisco
6 19 (2.27%) Nintex
7 15 (1.79%) Adobe
8 12 (1.43%) SolarWinds
9 11 (1.31%) Bloomberg
9 11 (1.31%) Google
10 10 (1.19%) MuleSoft
11 9 (1.08%) Fidessa
11 9 (1.08%) ServiceNow
12 8 (0.96%) Citrix
12 8 (0.96%) iManage
13 7 (0.84%) Databricks
13 7 (0.84%) IBM
13 7 (0.84%) Intapp
13 7 (0.84%) NetApp
13 7 (0.84%) Sun