Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Social Skills (Interpersonal, Communication)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 3 3 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Social Skills 752 372 945
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 23.97% 20.50% 23.44%
As % of the General category 42.51% 37.61% 42.99%
Number of salaries quoted 487 299 716
10th Percentile £24,600 £23,625 £23,125
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,000 £29,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.67% +9.76% -3.53%
75th Percentile £53,750 £60,000 £56,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

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 1,769 989 2,198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 56.39% 54.49% 54.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,253 817 1,585
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £24,750
25th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £56,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £73,600 £70,561
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,138 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.28% +5.02% +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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +3 237 £40,000 -15.79% 48
Leicestershire +7 196 £40,000 -11.11% 56
Nottinghamshire -2 157 £47,250 +18.13% 72
Derbyshire -4 84 £36,250 -17.14% 32
Lincolnshire +2 42 £50,000 +50.38% 24
Social Skills
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 228 (30.32%) Microsoft
2 200 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
3 187 (24.87%) Problem-Solving
4 156 (20.74%) Azure
5 141 (18.75%) Finance
6 129 (17.15%) SQL
7 118 (15.69%) Retail
8 112 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
9 109 (14.49%) C#
10 108 (14.36%) Windows
11 97 (12.90%) JavaScript
11 97 (12.90%) Degree
12 94 (12.50%) Active Directory
13 88 (11.70%) Microsoft 365
14 87 (11.57%) .NET
15 86 (11.44%) Service Delivery
16 84 (11.17%) Scrum
17 82 (10.90%) Project Management
18 76 (10.11%) Organisational Skills
19 71 (9.44%) Microsoft Office
20 69 (9.18%) SLA
21 68 (9.04%) HTML
22 67 (8.91%) Decision-Making
23 66 (8.78%) DNA
24 63 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
25 61 (8.11%) Python
25 61 (8.11%) Software Engineering
25 61 (8.11%) DevOps
26 59 (7.85%) Microsoft Excel
27 57 (7.58%) Facilities Management

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 26 (3.46%) SharePoint
2 24 (3.19%) MS Exchange
3 11 (1.46%) CMS
3 11 (1.46%) IIS
4 6 (0.80%) nginx
5 5 (0.66%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.27%) Apache
7 2 (0.27%) Confluence
7 2 (0.27%) SAS
7 2 (0.27%) WordPress
8 1 (0.13%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.13%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 71 (9.44%) Microsoft Office
2 59 (7.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (2.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.33%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (0.80%) InDesign
7 4 (0.53%) Maya
7 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.40%) Figma
8 3 (0.40%) Sketch
9 2 (0.27%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.27%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.27%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.27%) Houdini
9 2 (0.27%) InVision
9 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.13%) Adobe XD
10 1 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 16 (2.13%) NetSuite
2 10 (1.33%) Visualfiles
3 9 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (1.06%) Shopify
5 5 (0.66%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (0.53%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.53%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.40%) IntelliMatch
8 2 (0.27%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
8 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.27%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.13%) Eikon
9 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.13%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
9 1 (0.13%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 156 (20.74%) Azure
2 88 (11.70%) Microsoft 365
3 48 (6.38%) AWS
4 37 (4.92%) SaaS
5 31 (4.12%) Serverless
6 29 (3.86%) GitHub
7 28 (3.72%) Power Platform
8 19 (2.53%) Dynamics 365
9 16 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
10 13 (1.73%) AWS Lambda
11 9 (1.20%) PaaS
12 7 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
12 7 (0.93%) Apple Pay
12 7 (0.93%) GCP
12 7 (0.93%) Google Pay
12 7 (0.93%) PowerApps
13 6 (0.80%) Amazon ECS
13 6 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (0.80%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 40 (5.32%) Firewall
2 30 (3.99%) WAN
3 26 (3.46%) LAN
4 25 (3.32%) VLAN
5 19 (2.53%) DNS
6 16 (2.13%) DHCP
6 16 (2.13%) WLAN
7 13 (1.73%) TCP/IP
8 11 (1.46%) VPN
9 9 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
10 8 (1.06%) Internet
10 8 (1.06%) SAN
10 8 (1.06%) VoIP
11 6 (0.80%) SSL
12 5 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (0.66%) Wireless
13 4 (0.53%) Intranet
13 4 (0.53%) SSH
13 4 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (0.40%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.32%) Power BI
3 24 (3.19%) MySQL
4 20 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (2.53%) Amazon RDS
5 19 (2.53%) Big Data
6 17 (2.26%) Apache Hive
6 17 (2.26%) Hadoop
7 15 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (1.06%) NoSQL
10 7 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (0.66%) Data Lake
11 5 (0.66%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.53%) Relational Database
12 4 (0.53%) Tableau
13 3 (0.40%) Mixpanel
13 3 (0.40%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 54 (7.18%) Git (software)
2 31 (4.12%) Jenkins
3 23 (3.06%) JIRA
4 11 (1.46%) GitLab
5 8 (1.06%) webpack
6 7 (0.93%) gulp
6 7 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (0.80%) Cactus
7 6 (0.80%) Selenium
8 5 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.53%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.40%) ProC
11 2 (0.27%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.27%) FumeFX
11 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.13%) Grunt
12 1 (0.13%) Ranorex
12 1 (0.13%) TeamCity
General
1 141 (18.75%) Finance
2 118 (15.69%) Retail
3 112 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
4 76 (10.11%) Organisational Skills
5 37 (4.92%) Influencing Skills
6 32 (4.26%) Law
7 31 (4.12%) Presentation Skills
8 30 (3.99%) Public Sector
9 26 (3.46%) Banking
9 26 (3.46%) Marketing
10 23 (3.06%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 23 (3.06%) Legal
11 20 (2.66%) Manufacturing
12 18 (2.39%) Games
13 16 (2.13%) Telecoms
14 11 (1.46%) Documentation Skills
15 10 (1.33%) Back Office
16 8 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.80%) Retail Banking
18 5 (0.66%) Military
Job Titles
1 161 (21.41%) Developer
2 118 (15.69%) Analyst
3 56 (7.45%) Support Engineer
4 41 (5.45%) Software Engineer
5 35 (4.65%) Business Analyst
6 31 (4.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 31 (4.12%) IT Support
7 30 (3.99%) Senior Developer
7 30 (3.99%) Software Developer
8 27 (3.59%) Lead Developer
8 27 (3.59%) Support Analyst
9 26 (3.46%) Senior Support Engineer
10 25 (3.32%) Architect
10 25 (3.32%) IT Analyst
11 23 (3.06%) 3rd Line Support
11 23 (3.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 22 (2.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 22 (2.93%) Consultant
12 22 (2.93%) IT Manager
13 20 (2.66%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (11.57%) .NET
2 68 (9.04%) HTML
3 52 (6.91%) CSS
4 42 (5.59%) React
5 38 (5.05%) Node.js
6 37 (4.92%) AngularJS
7 31 (4.12%) REST
8 26 (3.46%) GraphQL
9 25 (3.32%) HTML5
10 23 (3.06%) JSON
11 21 (2.79%) ASP.NET
12 19 (2.53%) jQuery
12 19 (2.53%) Sass
13 18 (2.39%) .NET Framework
13 18 (2.39%) Middleware
13 18 (2.39%) Spring
14 17 (2.26%) Hibernate
14 17 (2.26%) JavaBeans
15 15 (1.99%) Express
15 15 (1.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (7.05%) Management Information System
2 49 (6.52%) Self-Motivation
3 31 (4.12%) User Experience
4 25 (3.32%) Driving Licence
5 23 (3.06%) Security Operations Centre
6 19 (2.53%) CCTV
7 16 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
8 15 (1.99%) Graphic Design
9 13 (1.73%) Algorithms
9 13 (1.73%) Data Centre
10 12 (1.60%) Life Science
11 10 (1.33%) Virtual Team
12 9 (1.20%) Blog
12 9 (1.20%) Mobile App
13 8 (1.06%) Legacy Applications
13 8 (1.06%) NHS
13 8 (1.06%) Social Media
14 7 (0.93%) AS400
14 7 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 6 (0.80%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 108 (14.36%) Windows
2 40 (5.32%) Linux
3 38 (5.05%) Windows Server
4 35 (4.65%) Windows 10
5 12 (1.60%) Windows 7
6 7 (0.93%) Windows Server 2016
7 6 (0.80%) Windows 8
8 5 (0.66%) Unix
8 5 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.66%) Windows Server 2019
9 4 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.40%) Android
11 2 (0.27%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (24.87%) Problem-Solving
3 86 (11.44%) Service Delivery
4 84 (11.17%) Scrum
5 82 (10.90%) Project Management
6 67 (8.91%) Decision-Making
7 66 (8.78%) DNA
8 63 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 61 (8.11%) DevOps
9 61 (8.11%) Software Engineering
10 57 (7.58%) Facilities Management
10 57 (7.58%) Line Management
11 55 (7.31%) Analytics
11 55 (7.31%) ITIL
12 46 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
13 45 (5.98%) Change Management
13 45 (5.98%) Continuous Improvement
14 44 (5.85%) Time Management
15 43 (5.72%) Information Security
16 41 (5.45%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 129 (17.15%) SQL
2 109 (14.49%) C#
3 97 (12.90%) JavaScript
4 61 (8.11%) Python
5 44 (5.85%) Java
6 34 (4.52%) PHP
7 29 (3.86%) PowerShell
8 27 (3.59%) T-SQL
9 26 (3.46%) R
10 23 (3.06%) C
11 19 (2.53%) C++
12 17 (2.26%) Java 8
13 15 (1.99%) Ruby
13 15 (1.99%) TypeScript
14 13 (1.73%) VB
15 8 (1.06%) Apex Code
16 7 (0.93%) VB.NET
17 6 (0.80%) PL/SQL
18 5 (0.66%) Bash Shell
18 5 (0.66%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 97 (12.90%) Degree
2 50 (6.65%) Security Cleared
3 47 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 28 (3.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (3.46%) Citrix Certification
6 24 (3.19%) MCITP
7 14 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
7 14 (1.86%) Master's Degree
8 13 (1.73%) CCNA
8 13 (1.73%) CCNP
8 13 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.66%) PhD
11 4 (0.53%) CIPD
11 4 (0.53%) CISM
11 4 (0.53%) CISSP
11 4 (0.53%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.40%) ISEB
12 3 (0.40%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (9.18%) SLA
2 31 (4.12%) QA
3 17 (2.26%) GDPR
4 14 (1.86%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.06%) Accessibility
5 8 (1.06%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (0.93%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.53%) NIST
9 3 (0.40%) NCSC
9 3 (0.40%) NEBOSH
9 3 (0.40%) PMO
10 2 (0.27%) COBIT
10 2 (0.27%) GxP
11 1 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.13%) Basel III
11 1 (0.13%) COREP
11 1 (0.13%) COSHH
11 1 (0.13%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.13%) PMBOK
System Software
1 94 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 41 (5.45%) Hyper-V
3 38 (5.05%) Docker
3 38 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (4.26%) XenApp
4 32 (4.26%) XenDesktop
5 22 (2.93%) vSphere
6 13 (1.73%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (1.06%) Terminal Server
7 8 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.53%) Firmware
9 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.13%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.13%) HDFS
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 42 (5.59%) Terraform
2 19 (2.53%) SCCM
3 11 (1.46%) Ansible
3 11 (1.46%) Kubernetes
4 10 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
5 9 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.06%) vCenter Server
7 7 (0.93%) Jamf Pro
8 4 (0.53%) Puppet
9 3 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.27%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 2 (0.27%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.13%) Cisco UCCX
11 1 (0.13%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 228 (30.32%) Microsoft
2 51 (6.78%) VMware
3 48 (6.38%) Citrix
4 25 (3.32%) Cisco
5 23 (3.06%) Oracle
6 21 (2.79%) SAP
7 20 (2.66%) Adobe
8 19 (2.53%) Google
9 18 (2.39%) HP
10 15 (1.99%) Facebook
10 15 (1.99%) IBM
11 14 (1.86%) JD Edwards
12 13 (1.73%) YouTube
13 12 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (1.46%) Dell
15 9 (1.20%) Juniper
16 8 (1.06%) Synology
16 8 (1.06%) Veeam
17 7 (0.93%) PayPal
17 7 (0.93%) WorldPay