Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 10 12 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 -7 0
Permanent jobs citing Social Skills 1,003 569 2,075
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 17.03% 14.29% 20.48%
As % of the General category 28.94% 23.33% 33.38%
Number of salaries quoted 856 480 1,700
10th Percentile £40,000 £32,500 £31,000
25th Percentile £51,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -
75th Percentile £91,250 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £106,250 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £64,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +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 3,466 2,439 6,216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 58.86% 61.27% 61.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3,044 2,123 5,434
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,188 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,250 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.36% +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £91,250 £87,625 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £106,250 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +6.56%

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 17 September 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 17 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
London Bridge -2 2 £35,000 -74.07%
Social Skills
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 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 City of London region with a requirement for Social Skills.

1 348 (34.70%) Agile Software Development
2 314 (31.31%) Finance
3 222 (22.13%) Azure
4 209 (20.84%) C#
5 207 (20.64%) SQL
6 197 (19.64%) Python
7 190 (18.94%) AWS
8 183 (18.25%) Java
9 178 (17.75%) JavaScript
10 173 (17.25%) DevOps
11 167 (16.65%) Problem-Solving
11 167 (16.65%) Microsoft
12 158 (15.75%) SQL Server
13 156 (15.55%) .NET
14 148 (14.76%) Windows
15 142 (14.16%) Degree
16 140 (13.96%) Analytical Skills
17 135 (13.46%) Presentation Skills
18 122 (12.16%) Microservices
19 115 (11.47%) Docker
20 112 (11.17%) Software Engineering
21 110 (10.97%) Test Automation
22 108 (10.77%) QA
23 101 (10.07%) Analytics
24 96 (9.57%) Node.js
25 95 (9.47%) Project Management
26 94 (9.37%) CSS
27 93 (9.27%) HTML
28 92 (9.17%) Mentoring
28 92 (9.17%) 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 64 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 42 (4.19%) Confluence
3 18 (1.79%) CMS
4 7 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 7 (0.70%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.40%) Apache Solr
5 4 (0.40%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.40%) nginx
6 3 (0.30%) Drupal
6 3 (0.30%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.30%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.20%) Anypoint
7 2 (0.20%) Apache
7 2 (0.20%) Headless CMS
7 2 (0.20%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.20%) WordPress
8 1 (0.100%) Ethereum
8 1 (0.100%) Red Hat Fuse
8 1 (0.100%) Traefik
Applications
1 56 (5.58%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (2.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.70%) Figma
5 7 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.50%) Sketch
7 4 (0.40%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.30%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.20%) InVision
10 1 (0.100%) Camtasia
10 1 (0.100%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.100%) Revit
10 1 (0.100%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.100%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 29 (2.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.40%) Elite 3E
3 3 (0.30%) Bloomberg AIM
3 3 (0.30%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.100%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (0.100%) Carpe Diem
5 1 (0.100%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.100%) Magento
5 1 (0.100%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.100%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.100%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.100%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.100%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 222 (22.13%) Azure
2 190 (18.94%) AWS
3 80 (7.98%) GCP
4 72 (7.18%) Serverless
5 60 (5.98%) Power Platform
6 57 (5.68%) Microsoft 365
6 57 (5.68%) SaaS
7 31 (3.09%) PaaS
8 24 (2.39%) Azure Active Directory
9 21 (2.09%) IaaS
10 18 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
11 14 (1.40%) GitHub
12 12 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
12 12 (1.20%) Azure App Service
12 12 (1.20%) Azure Key Vault
13 10 (1.00%) Azure Storage
13 10 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
13 10 (1.00%) Yammer
14 9 (0.90%) Azure Service Bus
14 9 (0.90%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.29%) Firewall
2 24 (2.39%) DNS
3 17 (1.69%) TCP/IP
4 15 (1.50%) WAN
5 12 (1.20%) Network Security
6 11 (1.10%) VPN
6 11 (1.10%) Wireless
7 10 (1.00%) DHCP
7 10 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 10 (1.00%) Unified Communications
8 9 (0.90%) WebEx
9 8 (0.80%) Ethernet
10 7 (0.70%) AMQP
10 7 (0.70%) LAN
10 7 (0.70%) SD-WAN
11 5 (0.50%) VoIP
11 5 (0.50%) Wireless Security
12 4 (0.40%) Cisco ISE
12 4 (0.40%) VLAN
12 4 (0.40%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (15.75%) SQL Server
2 72 (7.18%) Relational Database
3 64 (6.38%) MongoDB
4 63 (6.28%) NoSQL
5 62 (6.18%) PostgreSQL
6 52 (5.18%) Power BI
7 46 (4.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 45 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
9 31 (3.09%) Tableau
10 26 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (1.89%) Big Data
12 16 (1.60%) SQL Server 2016
12 16 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (1.40%) Data Lake
14 13 (1.30%) MySQL
15 11 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 9 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
16 9 (0.90%) Redis
17 8 (0.80%) RDBMS
18 7 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 88 (8.77%) JIRA
2 77 (7.68%) Jenkins
3 44 (4.39%) SonarQube
4 43 (4.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 41 (4.09%) Git (software)
6 22 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (1.40%) Visual Studio
8 11 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
9 10 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
10 9 (0.90%) Selenium
11 8 (0.80%) GitLab
12 7 (0.70%) Cucumber
13 6 (0.60%) Artifactory
13 6 (0.60%) TeamCity
13 6 (0.60%) Terragrunt
14 5 (0.50%) Bitbucket
14 5 (0.50%) JUnit
14 5 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
15 4 (0.40%) Eclipse
15 4 (0.40%) Maven
General
1 314 (31.31%) Finance
2 140 (13.96%) Analytical Skills
3 135 (13.46%) Presentation Skills
4 83 (8.28%) Influencing Skills
5 71 (7.08%) Banking
6 54 (5.38%) Organisational Skills
7 48 (4.79%) Front Office
7 48 (4.79%) Retail
8 40 (3.99%) Legal
9 38 (3.79%) Marketing
10 33 (3.29%) Law
11 27 (2.69%) Investment Banking
12 22 (2.19%) Advertising
13 20 (1.99%) Games
13 20 (1.99%) Publishing
14 15 (1.50%) Financial Institution
15 14 (1.40%) Public Sector
16 12 (1.20%) Telecoms
17 10 (1.00%) Back Office
18 7 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 280 (27.92%) Developer
2 147 (14.66%) Analyst
3 74 (7.38%) Project Manager
4 68 (6.78%) Senior Developer
5 61 (6.08%) Software Developer
6 60 (5.98%) C# Developer
7 57 (5.68%) Business Analyst
8 48 (4.79%) Technical Leader
9 44 (4.39%) Architect
10 40 (3.99%) Full Stack Developer
11 37 (3.69%) .NET Developer
11 37 (3.69%) React Developer
12 33 (3.29%) Node.js Developer
13 32 (3.19%) Consultant
14 31 (3.09%) Java Developer
15 30 (2.99%) Applications Support
15 30 (2.99%) C# .NET Developer
16 29 (2.89%) Data Analyst
16 29 (2.89%) Product Owner
16 29 (2.89%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (15.55%) .NET
2 96 (9.57%) Node.js
3 94 (9.37%) CSS
4 93 (9.27%) HTML
5 87 (8.67%) React
6 54 (5.38%) Web Services
7 52 (5.18%) HTML5
8 43 (4.29%) Spring
9 42 (4.19%) .NET Core
9 42 (4.19%) OAuth
9 42 (4.19%) OAuth2
9 42 (4.19%) OpenID
10 39 (3.89%) ASP.NET
11 33 (3.29%) Redux
12 28 (2.79%) Spring Boot
13 27 (2.69%) jQuery
14 25 (2.49%) ASP.NET Web API
14 25 (2.49%) FIX Protocol
15 24 (2.39%) AngularJS
16 23 (2.29%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 73 (7.28%) User Experience
2 66 (6.58%) Greenfield Project
3 53 (5.28%) Management Information System
4 35 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
5 26 (2.59%) Equities
5 26 (2.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 25 (2.49%) Public Cloud
7 20 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (1.79%) Data Centre
9 15 (1.50%) Social Media
10 13 (1.30%) Fixed Income
11 12 (1.20%) Data Structures
11 12 (1.20%) Derivative
12 11 (1.10%) Hedge funds
12 11 (1.10%) Reference Data
13 10 (1.00%) Legacy Systems
13 10 (1.00%) Mobile App
14 9 (0.90%) N-Tier
14 9 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
15 8 (0.80%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 148 (14.76%) Windows
2 45 (4.49%) Linux
3 37 (3.69%) Windows Server
4 23 (2.29%) Windows 10
5 17 (1.69%) Unix
6 10 (1.00%) Data ONTAP
7 9 (0.90%) Android
8 7 (0.70%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.60%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.60%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2016
11 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2019
12 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.100%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.100%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.100%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.100%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 348 (34.70%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (17.25%) DevOps
3 167 (16.65%) Problem-Solving
4 122 (12.16%) Microservices
5 112 (11.17%) Software Engineering
6 110 (10.97%) Test Automation
7 101 (10.07%) Analytics
8 95 (9.47%) Project Management
9 92 (9.17%) Mentoring
10 91 (9.07%) Scrum
11 89 (8.87%) Fintech
12 87 (8.67%) CRM
13 86 (8.57%) Computer Science
14 82 (8.18%) Stakeholder Management
15 80 (7.98%) SDLC
16 78 (7.78%) Business Intelligence
17 75 (7.48%) Data Science
18 69 (6.88%) Artificial Intelligence
18 69 (6.88%) OO
19 68 (6.78%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 209 (20.84%) C#
2 207 (20.64%) SQL
3 197 (19.64%) Python
4 183 (18.25%) Java
5 178 (17.75%) JavaScript
6 86 (8.57%) C++
7 44 (4.39%) PowerShell
8 43 (4.29%) T-SQL
9 37 (3.69%) R
10 36 (3.59%) PHP
11 30 (2.99%) TypeScript
12 29 (2.89%) Kotlin
12 29 (2.89%) Scala
13 28 (2.79%) Ruby
14 27 (2.69%) MATLAB
14 27 (2.69%) Perl
15 22 (2.19%) Apple Swift
16 21 (2.09%) Java 8
16 21 (2.09%) VB.NET
17 20 (1.99%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 142 (14.16%) Degree
2 47 (4.69%) Master's Degree
3 30 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 20 (1.99%) CISM
4 20 (1.99%) PhD
5 18 (1.79%) CISSP
6 14 (1.40%) CISA
6 14 (1.40%) ISTQB
7 12 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (1.20%) SC Cleared
7 12 (1.20%) Security Cleared
8 8 (0.80%) ISEB
9 6 (0.60%) AWS Certification
9 6 (0.60%) CCNA
9 6 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.50%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.40%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.40%) MCSE
11 4 (0.40%) OSCP
11 4 (0.40%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (10.77%) QA
2 58 (5.78%) GDPR
3 23 (2.29%) Data Quality
4 17 (1.69%) SLA
5 15 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (1.40%) PMO
7 12 (1.20%) NIST
7 12 (1.20%) PCI DSS
8 11 (1.10%) Accessibility
9 8 (0.80%) COBIT
10 7 (0.70%) MiFID
11 5 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
12 3 (0.30%) AIFMD
12 3 (0.30%) GRC
12 3 (0.30%) WCAG
13 2 (0.20%) EMIR
13 2 (0.20%) Solvency II
14 1 (0.100%) COSO
14 1 (0.100%) JSP 440
14 1 (0.100%) P3O
System Software
1 115 (11.47%) Docker
2 58 (5.78%) Active Directory
3 31 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.80%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.40%) VMware NSX
6 4 (0.40%) XenApp
7 3 (0.30%) OpenAM
7 3 (0.30%) OpenDJ
7 3 (0.30%) vSphere
8 2 (0.20%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.100%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.100%) KVM
9 1 (0.100%) Varnish
9 1 (0.100%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.100%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.100%) Xen
Systems Management
1 92 (9.17%) Kubernetes
2 63 (6.28%) Terraform
3 33 (3.29%) Ansible
4 17 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (1.60%) Puppet
6 13 (1.30%) Grafana
7 12 (1.20%) Prometheus
8 8 (0.80%) Consul
8 8 (0.80%) Packer
9 7 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
9 7 (0.70%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (0.50%) Istio
10 5 (0.50%) Rancher
11 4 (0.40%) FortiGate
11 4 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.40%) Icinga
11 4 (0.40%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.40%) SCCM
12 3 (0.30%) EnCase
12 3 (0.30%) FTK
Vendors
1 167 (16.65%) Microsoft
2 61 (6.08%) Oracle
3 47 (4.69%) Salesforce.com
4 38 (3.79%) VMware
5 26 (2.59%) Cisco
6 21 (2.09%) Bloomberg
7 17 (1.69%) Adobe
7 17 (1.69%) Citrix
7 17 (1.69%) Google
7 17 (1.69%) ServiceNow
8 15 (1.50%) Fidessa
9 14 (1.40%) Charles River
9 14 (1.40%) Quadient
10 12 (1.20%) IBM
11 11 (1.10%) NetApp
12 10 (1.00%) Apple
12 10 (1.00%) LogicMonitor
13 9 (0.90%) Nintex
13 9 (0.90%) Tradeweb
14 8 (0.80%) SolarWinds