Period
to

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 24 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Social Skills (Interpersonal, Communication)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 5 11 4
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Social Skills 1,435 763 1,314
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 19.45% 15.27% 18.70%
As % of the General category 30.60% 24.93% 30.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,020 647 1,130
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £30,863
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £42,932
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £87,500 £87,000 £86,250
90th Percentile £101,250 £107,500 £106,250
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +3.85% +8.33%

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 4,690 3,061 4,286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 63.56% 61.26% 61.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3,627 2,678 3,742
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +7.41% +3.85%
75th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £86,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £108,750 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +7.41% +3.85%

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 24 May 2022.

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 24 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
Moorgate -4 6 £68,750 +37.50%
London Bridge - 6 £73,750 -
Social Skills
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 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 City of London region with a requirement for Social Skills.

1 483 (33.66%) Agile
2 446 (31.08%) Finance
3 318 (22.16%) SQL
4 309 (21.53%) Azure
5 293 (20.42%) Problem-Solving
6 238 (16.59%) Microsoft
7 229 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
8 220 (15.33%) Python
9 213 (14.84%) AWS
10 210 (14.63%) Degree
11 199 (13.87%) Java
12 196 (13.66%) C#
13 195 (13.59%) Project Management
14 190 (13.24%) DevOps
15 182 (12.68%) Windows
16 180 (12.54%) Stakeholder Management
17 168 (11.71%) Presentation Skills
18 166 (11.57%) SQL Server
19 163 (11.36%) Software Engineering
19 163 (11.36%) Analytics
20 144 (10.03%) .NET
21 140 (9.76%) Scrum
22 139 (9.69%) Business Intelligence
23 135 (9.41%) Microsoft Office
24 130 (9.06%) JavaScript
24 130 (9.06%) Mentoring
25 129 (8.99%) Computer Science
26 127 (8.85%) JIRA
27 120 (8.36%) Power Platform
28 116 (8.08%) Linux

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 69 (4.81%) SharePoint
2 59 (4.11%) Confluence
3 42 (2.93%) Umbraco
4 25 (1.74%) SAS
5 20 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (0.91%) IIS
7 8 (0.56%) Apache Spark
7 8 (0.56%) IBM Notes
8 7 (0.49%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.35%) Apache
9 5 (0.35%) JBoss
9 5 (0.35%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.21%) CMS
11 2 (0.14%) Drupal
11 2 (0.14%) Luigi
11 2 (0.14%) Mendix
11 2 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.070%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.070%) Appian
Applications
1 135 (9.41%) Microsoft Office
2 83 (5.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (1.18%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.35%) Maple
7 4 (0.28%) Sketch
8 3 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.14%) Blender
9 2 (0.14%) CINEMA 4D
9 2 (0.14%) InVision
9 2 (0.14%) Maya
10 1 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.070%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.070%) Camtasia
10 1 (0.070%) InDesign
10 1 (0.070%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.070%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.070%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 10 (0.70%) SAP MDG
2 7 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.49%) SAP Retail
3 5 (0.35%) SAP GTS
4 4 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
6 2 (0.14%) Elite 3E
6 2 (0.14%) Magento
6 2 (0.14%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.14%) SAP IBP
6 2 (0.14%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.14%) Teamcenter
6 2 (0.14%) Toggl
7 1 (0.070%) BambooHR
7 1 (0.070%) Carpe Diem
7 1 (0.070%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.070%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 1 (0.070%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.070%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 309 (21.53%) Azure
2 213 (14.84%) AWS
3 120 (8.36%) Power Platform
4 102 (7.11%) Microsoft 365
5 60 (4.18%) SaaS
6 48 (3.34%) GCP
7 39 (2.72%) Serverless
8 38 (2.65%) Azure Active Directory
9 28 (1.95%) PowerApps
10 23 (1.60%) Azure Data Factory
11 19 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
11 19 (1.32%) GitHub
12 18 (1.25%) OneDrive
13 16 (1.11%) Collibra
14 15 (1.05%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 13 (0.91%) Amazon S3
16 10 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
16 10 (0.70%) Snowflake
17 9 (0.63%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
17 9 (0.63%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 55 (3.83%) Firewall
2 38 (2.65%) TCP/IP
3 37 (2.58%) DNS
4 33 (2.30%) WAN
5 30 (2.09%) LAN
5 30 (2.09%) VPN
6 26 (1.81%) Network Security
7 20 (1.39%) Wireless
8 19 (1.32%) VoIP
9 18 (1.25%) DHCP
10 16 (1.11%) BGP
11 15 (1.05%) MPLS
11 15 (1.05%) OSPF
11 15 (1.05%) SD-WAN
12 12 (0.84%) WebEx
13 10 (0.70%) NAS
13 10 (0.70%) VLAN
14 9 (0.63%) Cisco IOS
14 9 (0.63%) Cisco ISE
15 8 (0.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (11.57%) SQL Server
2 104 (7.25%) Data Warehouse
3 102 (7.11%) Power BI
4 69 (4.81%) Relational Database
5 46 (3.21%) NoSQL
6 42 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 40 (2.79%) Tableau
8 38 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
9 36 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 32 (2.23%) Metadata
11 28 (1.95%) Hadoop
12 25 (1.74%) MongoDB
13 22 (1.53%) Data Lake
14 19 (1.32%) Power Query
15 18 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 16 (1.11%) Big Data
17 15 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
18 14 (0.98%) QlikView
19 13 (0.91%) Amazon Redshift
20 12 (0.84%) Yellowfin
Development Applications
1 127 (8.85%) JIRA
2 96 (6.69%) Git (software)
3 35 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 31 (2.16%) Selenium
5 21 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 20 (1.39%) GitLab
6 20 (1.39%) Visual Studio
7 15 (1.05%) SonarQube
8 12 (0.84%) Subversion
9 11 (0.77%) Postman
9 11 (0.77%) TeamCity
9 11 (0.77%) Visual Studio Code
10 9 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
11 8 (0.56%) Bitbucket
12 5 (0.35%) Cypress.io
12 5 (0.35%) Plastic SCM
12 5 (0.35%) SpecFlow
13 4 (0.28%) NUnit
13 4 (0.28%) Protractor
13 4 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 446 (31.08%) Finance
2 229 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
3 168 (11.71%) Presentation Skills
4 107 (7.46%) Retail
5 79 (5.51%) Marketing
6 78 (5.44%) Banking
7 67 (4.67%) Influencing Skills
8 57 (3.97%) Advertising
9 52 (3.62%) Organisational Skills
10 50 (3.48%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 50 (3.48%) Legal
11 41 (2.86%) Law
12 35 (2.44%) Investment Banking
13 31 (2.16%) Manufacturing
14 27 (1.88%) Documentation Skills
14 27 (1.88%) Telecoms
15 25 (1.74%) Public Sector
16 21 (1.46%) Games
17 19 (1.32%) Front Office
18 18 (1.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 299 (20.84%) Analyst
2 207 (14.43%) Developer
3 125 (8.71%) Consultant
4 107 (7.46%) Business Analyst
5 68 (4.74%) Architect
6 64 (4.46%) Software Engineer
7 63 (4.39%) Data Analyst
8 62 (4.32%) Project Manager
8 62 (4.32%) Software Developer
9 55 (3.83%) Applications Support
10 49 (3.41%) Support Engineer
11 45 (3.14%) Senior Analyst
12 39 (2.72%) Salesforce Developer
13 38 (2.65%) Senior Developer
14 36 (2.51%) Support Analyst
15 32 (2.23%) Desktop Support
16 31 (2.16%) Product Owner
17 30 (2.09%) IT Analyst
18 29 (2.02%) Senior Manager
19 27 (1.88%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (10.03%) .NET
2 107 (7.46%) React
3 103 (7.18%) HTML
4 96 (6.69%) CSS
5 77 (5.37%) AngularJS
6 59 (4.11%) REST
7 57 (3.97%) Node.js
8 53 (3.69%) HTML5
9 47 (3.28%) .NET Core
10 32 (2.23%) Kafka
11 31 (2.16%) Sass
12 29 (2.02%) Semantic HTML
13 26 (1.81%) Spring
14 24 (1.67%) JSON
14 24 (1.67%) Web Services
15 22 (1.53%) Spring Boot
15 22 (1.53%) XML
16 19 (1.32%) ASP.NET
16 19 (1.32%) SOAP
17 17 (1.18%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 63 (4.39%) Self-Motivation
2 61 (4.25%) Greenfield Project
2 61 (4.25%) User Experience
3 50 (3.48%) Management Information System
4 44 (3.07%) Data Centre
5 43 (3.00%) Reinsurance
6 35 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
7 26 (1.81%) Derivative
8 20 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 20 (1.39%) Hedge funds
9 19 (1.32%) Cyberattack
10 18 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
11 17 (1.18%) Algorithms
11 17 (1.18%) Fixed Income
12 16 (1.11%) Legacy Systems
13 14 (0.98%) Cloud Native
13 14 (0.98%) Life Science
13 14 (0.98%) Reference Data
14 13 (0.91%) Equities
14 13 (0.91%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 182 (12.68%) Windows
2 116 (8.08%) Linux
3 59 (4.11%) Windows 10
4 35 (2.44%) Mac OS
5 26 (1.81%) Windows Server
6 18 (1.25%) Windows Server 2016
7 16 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (1.05%) Windows 7
9 14 (0.98%) Android
10 11 (0.77%) Unix
11 10 (0.70%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.42%) Windows Server 2019
14 2 (0.14%) CentOS
14 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.070%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 483 (33.66%) Agile
2 293 (20.42%) Problem-Solving
3 195 (13.59%) Project Management
4 190 (13.24%) DevOps
5 180 (12.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 163 (11.36%) Analytics
6 163 (11.36%) Software Engineering
7 140 (9.76%) Scrum
8 139 (9.69%) Business Intelligence
9 130 (9.06%) Mentoring
10 129 (8.99%) Computer Science
11 116 (8.08%) Business Analysis
12 110 (7.67%) Cybersecurity
13 107 (7.46%) Microservices
13 107 (7.46%) Process Improvement
14 103 (7.18%) Test Automation
15 99 (6.90%) Data Modelling
16 87 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
17 86 (5.99%) Project Delivery
18 82 (5.71%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 318 (22.16%) SQL
2 220 (15.33%) Python
3 199 (13.87%) Java
4 196 (13.66%) C#
5 130 (9.06%) JavaScript
6 98 (6.83%) C++
7 46 (3.21%) T-SQL
8 40 (2.79%) TypeScript
9 38 (2.65%) PowerShell
10 37 (2.58%) PHP
11 32 (2.23%) R
12 20 (1.39%) Scala
13 18 (1.25%) MATLAB
13 18 (1.25%) PL/SQL
14 16 (1.11%) Perl
14 16 (1.11%) Ruby
15 15 (1.05%) C
15 15 (1.05%) Go
16 14 (0.98%) ANSI SQL
16 14 (0.98%) Bash
Qualifications
1 210 (14.63%) Degree
2 113 (7.87%) Security Cleared
3 110 (7.67%) SC Cleared
4 64 (4.46%) Computer Science Degree
5 29 (2.02%) Master's Degree
6 28 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (1.11%) CCNP
8 16 (1.11%) CISSP
9 14 (0.98%) DV Cleared
10 13 (0.91%) PMI Certification
10 13 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 9 (0.63%) CCIE
12 8 (0.56%) CISM
12 8 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (0.56%) MCSA
12 8 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 7 (0.49%) MCITP
13 7 (0.49%) MCSD
13 7 (0.49%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (5.64%) QA
2 41 (2.86%) Data Quality
2 41 (2.86%) GDPR
3 28 (1.95%) SLA
4 20 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.77%) PMO
6 7 (0.49%) MiFID
7 6 (0.42%) Accessibility
8 5 (0.35%) NIST
9 4 (0.28%) EMIR
9 4 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.21%) CDISC
10 3 (0.21%) GRC
10 3 (0.21%) WCAG
11 2 (0.14%) ISAE 3402
11 2 (0.14%) SOC 2
12 1 (0.070%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.070%) IFRS
12 1 (0.070%) NIST 800
12 1 (0.070%) P3O
System Software
1 106 (7.39%) Docker
2 95 (6.62%) Active Directory
3 39 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.91%) VMware NSX
5 12 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.42%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.28%) Ceph
7 4 (0.28%) vSphere
7 4 (0.28%) XenApp
8 2 (0.14%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.14%) zsh
9 1 (0.070%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.070%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.070%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.070%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 70 (4.88%) Kubernetes
2 37 (2.58%) Terraform
3 30 (2.09%) Ansible
4 14 (0.98%) Kibana
4 14 (0.98%) logstash
5 11 (0.77%) SCCM
6 9 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (0.42%) FortiGate
7 6 (0.42%) Grafana
8 5 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (0.35%) Prometheus
8 5 (0.35%) Puppet
8 5 (0.35%) TrustSec
9 4 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.14%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.14%) Jamf Pro
11 2 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.14%) Rundeck
12 1 (0.070%) Salt
Vendors
1 238 (16.59%) Microsoft
2 90 (6.27%) Oracle
3 87 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
4 81 (5.64%) Adobe
5 65 (4.53%) Apple
6 50 (3.48%) VMware
7 45 (3.14%) Cisco
7 45 (3.14%) SAP
8 37 (2.58%) Citrix
9 26 (1.81%) Google
10 25 (1.74%) Workday
11 23 (1.60%) Informatica
12 21 (1.46%) Bloomberg
13 18 (1.25%) Fortinet
14 16 (1.11%) ServiceNow
15 15 (1.05%) HP
16 11 (0.77%) Databricks
17 10 (0.70%) IBM
17 10 (0.70%) Palo Alto
17 10 (0.70%) Zscaler