Period
to 17 May 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Social Skills over the 6 months to 17 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Social Skills (Interpersonal, Communication)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 6 4 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Social Skills 528 549 1,013
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 18.97% 20.87% 25.17%
As % of the General category 35.92% 39.52% 43.64%
Number of salaries quoted 406 463 720
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £24,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £31,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +7.14% +1.20%
75th Percentile £52,500 £60,000 £55,313
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 East Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,470 1,389 2,321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 52.80% 52.79% 57.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,136 1,146 1,545
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
25th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,625 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Social Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Social Skills in the East Midlands

Social Skills
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Social Skills in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Social Skills in the East Midlands

Social Skills
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Social Skills in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 17 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Social Skills in the East Midlands

Social Skills
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Social Skills within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 May 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
Northamptonshire +3 147 £42,500 -10.53% 24
Nottinghamshire -4 131 £47,500 +18.75% 66
Leicestershire 0 128 £42,500 - 31
Derbyshire -6 58 £34,500 -9.37% 22
Lincolnshire +2 30 £50,000 +66.67% 14
Social Skills
England

For the 6 months to 17 May 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Social Skills.

1 170 (32.20%) Microsoft
2 125 (23.67%) Problem-Solving
3 115 (21.78%) Azure
3 115 (21.78%) SQL
4 110 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 98 (18.56%) Windows
6 95 (17.99%) Finance
7 86 (16.29%) Active Directory
8 75 (14.20%) Microsoft 365
9 69 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
10 67 (12.69%) JavaScript
11 66 (12.50%) C#
12 65 (12.31%) .NET
13 63 (11.93%) Scrum
14 56 (10.61%) ITIL
14 56 (10.61%) Degree
15 55 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
16 53 (10.04%) Linux
16 53 (10.04%) Retail
17 50 (9.47%) Project Management
18 49 (9.28%) VMware
18 49 (9.28%) HTML
19 47 (8.90%) CSS
19 47 (8.90%) SLA
20 46 (8.71%) Service Delivery
21 45 (8.52%) Git (software)
22 43 (8.14%) QA
23 42 (7.95%) Software Engineering
24 40 (7.58%) Python
24 40 (7.58%) AWS

Social Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 19 (3.60%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.70%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.52%) Confluence
3 8 (1.52%) IIS
4 6 (1.14%) SAS
5 4 (0.76%) CMS
6 2 (0.38%) nginx
6 2 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.19%) Apache
7 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 34 (6.44%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (4.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (1.70%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.76%) Maya
6 4 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.38%) 3ds Max
7 2 (0.38%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.38%) Figma
7 2 (0.38%) Houdini
7 2 (0.38%) InDesign
7 2 (0.38%) InVision
7 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.38%) Sketch
8 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (4.55%) NetSuite
2 10 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.76%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.57%) Eikon
4 3 (0.57%) Shopify
4 3 (0.57%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.38%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.19%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 115 (21.78%) Azure
2 75 (14.20%) Microsoft 365
3 40 (7.58%) AWS
4 22 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 18 (3.41%) Power Platform
5 18 (3.41%) SaaS
6 16 (3.03%) Dynamics 365
7 8 (1.52%) GCP
8 6 (1.14%) Apple Pay
8 6 (1.14%) Google Pay
9 4 (0.76%) Amazon ECS
9 4 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.76%) GitHub
9 4 (0.76%) npm
9 4 (0.76%) PowerApps
9 4 (0.76%) Serverless
10 3 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.57%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.57%) IaaS
10 3 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.68%) Firewall
2 23 (4.36%) WAN
3 19 (3.60%) LAN
4 17 (3.22%) DNS
5 16 (3.03%) VLAN
6 13 (2.46%) DHCP
7 10 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
7 10 (1.89%) TCP/IP
8 9 (1.70%) VoIP
8 9 (1.70%) VPN
9 8 (1.52%) WLAN
10 6 (1.14%) SSH
10 6 (1.14%) SSL
11 4 (0.76%) Unified Communications
12 3 (0.57%) Network Security
13 2 (0.38%) IPv4
13 2 (0.38%) SAN
13 2 (0.38%) SD-WAN
13 2 (0.38%) Softphone
13 2 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (7.39%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (3.03%) MySQL
3 16 (3.03%) Power BI
4 13 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
5 11 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.14%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.14%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.76%) SQLite
8 4 (0.76%) Tableau
9 3 (0.57%) Big Data
9 3 (0.57%) Mixpanel
9 3 (0.57%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.57%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 45 (8.52%) Git (software)
2 21 (3.98%) JIRA
3 14 (2.65%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.95%) ProC
6 4 (0.76%) git-flow
6 4 (0.76%) Xcode
7 3 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.57%) Gradle
7 3 (0.57%) gulp
7 3 (0.57%) JUnit
7 3 (0.57%) Maven
7 3 (0.57%) Mercurial
7 3 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.57%) Selenium
7 3 (0.57%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.57%) webpack
8 2 (0.38%) Cactus
8 2 (0.38%) Vagrant
General
1 95 (17.99%) Finance
2 69 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (10.04%) Retail
4 32 (6.06%) Presentation Skills
5 24 (4.55%) Organisational Skills
6 22 (4.17%) Influencing Skills
6 22 (4.17%) Public Sector
7 20 (3.79%) Law
8 16 (3.03%) Games
9 13 (2.46%) Telecoms
10 12 (2.27%) Banking
10 12 (2.27%) Legal
11 11 (2.08%) Manufacturing
12 10 (1.89%) Back Office
12 10 (1.89%) Marketing
13 7 (1.33%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.95%) Documentation Skills
14 5 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.76%) Automotive
16 3 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 112 (21.21%) Developer
2 87 (16.48%) Analyst
3 41 (7.77%) Support Engineer
4 34 (6.44%) Software Engineer
5 32 (6.06%) Architect
6 27 (5.11%) Software Developer
7 25 (4.73%) Business Analyst
8 24 (4.55%) Junior
8 24 (4.55%) Senior Developer
9 21 (3.98%) IT Support
9 21 (3.98%) Lead Developer
10 20 (3.79%) C++ Software Engineer
11 19 (3.60%) IT Analyst
11 19 (3.60%) Senior Software Engineer
11 19 (3.60%) Senior Support Engineer
11 19 (3.60%) Support Analyst
12 18 (3.41%) C Software Engineer
12 18 (3.41%) Product Owner
12 18 (3.41%) Senior C Software Engineer
12 18 (3.41%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (12.31%) .NET
2 49 (9.28%) HTML
3 47 (8.90%) CSS
4 31 (5.87%) AngularJS
5 25 (4.73%) Node.js
6 22 (4.17%) ASP.NET
7 20 (3.79%) React
8 13 (2.46%) JSON
8 13 (2.46%) Web Services
9 12 (2.27%) Vue.js
9 12 (2.27%) XML
10 11 (2.08%) .NET Core
10 11 (2.08%) jQuery
10 11 (2.08%) Sass
11 10 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 9 (1.70%) .NET Framework
13 8 (1.52%) COM
13 8 (1.52%) HTML5
13 8 (1.52%) REST
14 7 (1.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (5.68%) Self-Motivation
2 27 (5.11%) User Experience
3 26 (4.92%) Management Information System
4 18 (3.41%) Driving Licence
5 17 (3.22%) Graphic Design
6 14 (2.65%) Data Centre
7 10 (1.89%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.70%) Life Science
9 7 (1.33%) AS400
9 7 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (1.14%) Blog
10 6 (1.14%) e-Learning
11 5 (0.95%) Clustering
11 5 (0.95%) PKI
11 5 (0.95%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.76%) CCTV
12 4 (0.76%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.76%) FMCG
12 4 (0.76%) NHS
12 4 (0.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 98 (18.56%) Windows
2 53 (10.04%) Linux
3 36 (6.82%) Windows Server
4 30 (5.68%) Windows 10
5 9 (1.70%) Windows Server 2016
6 7 (1.33%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.14%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.14%) Unix
8 5 (0.95%) Android
9 4 (0.76%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.76%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.76%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (0.38%) AIX
10 2 (0.38%) CentOS
10 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.38%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (23.67%) Problem-Solving
2 110 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (11.93%) Scrum
4 56 (10.61%) ITIL
5 55 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 50 (9.47%) Project Management
7 46 (8.71%) Service Delivery
8 42 (7.95%) Software Engineering
9 37 (7.01%) Business Intelligence
10 36 (6.82%) Change Management
11 34 (6.44%) MVC
12 32 (6.06%) Decision-Making
12 32 (6.06%) SDLC
12 32 (6.06%) Web Development
13 31 (5.87%) Software Testing
14 30 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
14 30 (5.68%) Test Automation
15 29 (5.49%) Business Analysis
16 28 (5.30%) DevOps
16 28 (5.30%) OO
Programming Languages
1 115 (21.78%) SQL
2 67 (12.69%) JavaScript
3 66 (12.50%) C#
4 40 (7.58%) Python
5 36 (6.82%) Java
6 26 (4.92%) C
6 26 (4.92%) T-SQL
7 22 (4.17%) C++
8 21 (3.98%) PHP
8 21 (3.98%) PowerShell
9 14 (2.65%) R
10 13 (2.46%) Ruby
11 11 (2.08%) TypeScript
11 11 (2.08%) VB.NET
12 10 (1.89%) VB
13 8 (1.52%) Apex Code
14 7 (1.33%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.95%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.95%) Groovy
15 5 (0.95%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 56 (10.61%) Degree
2 24 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (3.22%) Citrix Certification
4 14 (2.65%) MCITP
5 11 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (1.52%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (0.95%) PhD
9 4 (0.76%) CIPD
9 4 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.57%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.57%) SANS
10 3 (0.57%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.38%) CISM
11 2 (0.38%) CISSP
11 2 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.38%) MCSE
11 2 (0.38%) OCP
11 2 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (8.90%) SLA
2 43 (8.14%) QA
3 11 (2.08%) GDPR
4 8 (1.52%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.76%) CDISC
6 4 (0.76%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.76%) Good Clinical Practice
7 3 (0.57%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 3 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.57%) NCSC
7 3 (0.57%) NIST
8 2 (0.38%) COBIT
8 2 (0.38%) GxP
8 2 (0.38%) PMO
8 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.19%) COREP
9 1 (0.19%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 86 (16.29%) Active Directory
2 29 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (5.30%) Hyper-V
4 26 (4.92%) XenApp
4 26 (4.92%) XenDesktop
5 16 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (2.46%) vSphere
7 12 (2.27%) Docker
8 3 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.38%) Firmware
9 2 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.19%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.19%) HDFS
10 1 (0.19%) pfSense
10 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 18 (3.41%) SCCM
2 14 (2.65%) Terraform
3 10 (1.89%) Ansible
4 8 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (0.95%) Puppet
6 4 (0.76%) Jamf Pro
6 4 (0.76%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.38%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.38%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.38%) WSUS
8 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.19%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.19%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 170 (32.20%) Microsoft
2 49 (9.28%) VMware
3 35 (6.63%) Citrix
4 21 (3.98%) Oracle
5 14 (2.65%) JD Edwards
6 13 (2.46%) Facebook
6 13 (2.46%) HP
6 13 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (2.46%) YouTube
7 12 (2.27%) Adobe
7 12 (2.27%) Google
7 12 (2.27%) IBM
8 11 (2.08%) Dell
9 10 (1.89%) Cisco
10 9 (1.70%) Apple
10 9 (1.70%) SAP
10 9 (1.70%) SolarWinds
11 8 (1.52%) Draytek
11 8 (1.52%) SonicWALL
12 6 (1.14%) Veeam