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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in County Down. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Social Skills over the 6 months to 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Social Skills (Interpersonal, Communication)
Northern Ireland > County Down
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 5 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Permanent jobs citing Social Skills 17 0 0
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in County Down 26.56% - -
As % of the General category 62.96% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
10th Percentile £38,500 - -
25th Percentile £40,000 - -
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 - -
75th Percentile £47,500 - -
90th Percentile - - -
Northern Ireland median annual salary £52,500 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.98% +11.25% -20.00%

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 County Down with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
County Down
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 27 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Down 42.19% - -
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 0
10th Percentile £37,500 - -
25th Percentile £42,500 - -
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 - -
75th Percentile £50,625 - -
90th Percentile £57,500 - -
Northern Ireland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% -10.56%

Social Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in County Down

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

Job vacancy trend for Social Skills in County Down

Social Skills
Salary Trend in County Down

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

Salary trend for Social Skills in County Down

Social Skills
Job Locations in County Down

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Social Skills within the County Down region over the 6 months to 23 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
Downpatrick - 2 £45,000 -
Social Skills
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 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 County Down region with a requirement for Social Skills.

1 15 (88.24%) Pharmaceutical
1 15 (88.24%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) Biotechnology
2 14 (82.35%) Data Protection
3 12 (70.59%) Project Management
4 11 (64.71%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (58.82%) Life Science
5 10 (58.82%) Degree
6 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
6 8 (47.06%) Validation
7 6 (35.29%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (35.29%) Informatics
7 6 (35.29%) Spotfire
7 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
7 6 (35.29%) Conflict Resolution
7 6 (35.29%) Pipeline Pilot
7 6 (35.29%) Change Control
7 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Management
7 6 (35.29%) Master's Degree
8 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
8 4 (23.53%) Scrum
8 4 (23.53%) Migration
8 4 (23.53%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (23.53%) Windows 10
8 4 (23.53%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
9 2 (11.76%) Agile
9 2 (11.76%) ERP
9 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2

Social Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Down 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 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Pipeline Pilot
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Spotfire
General
1 15 (88.24%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (88.24%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) IT Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) IT Support
2 4 (23.53%) IT Support Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) ERP Manager
3 2 (11.76%) ERP Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (82.35%) Biotechnology
2 10 (58.82%) Life Science
3 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Data Protection
2 12 (70.59%) Project Management
3 11 (64.71%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
4 8 (47.06%) Validation
5 6 (35.29%) Change Control
5 6 (35.29%) Conflict Resolution
5 6 (35.29%) Informatics
5 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Management
5 6 (35.29%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Migration
6 4 (23.53%) Scrum
7 2 (11.76%) Agile
7 2 (11.76%) ERP
7 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
8 1 (5.88%) Business Process Improvement
8 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
8 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Degree
2 6 (35.29%) Master's Degree
3 4 (23.53%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Virtual Machines