Period
to

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 15 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Social Skills (Interpersonal, Communication)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 2 3 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Social Skills 922 759 312
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 27.70% 24.82% 19.25%
As % of the General category 42.24% 43.15% 35.74%
Number of salaries quoted 500 487 237
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.43% -7.78% +5.88%
75th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £67,050 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,140 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.03% - +5.00%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,183 1,759 873
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 65.58% 57.52% 53.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,235 1,228 712
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,750 £27,664
25th Percentile £33,750 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £57,500 £57,625 £58,750
90th Percentile £70,750 £72,500 £73,600
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +9.52%

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 15 August 2022.

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 15 August 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
Leicestershire +2 340 £40,000 - 49
Nottinghamshire +1 243 £45,000 - 64
Derbyshire +5 160 £43,000 +7.50% 55
Northamptonshire 0 130 £45,000 +12.50% 37
Lincolnshire +4 39 £70,000 +55.56% 20
Rutland - 6 £70,000 - 1
Social Skills
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Social Skills.

1 327 (35.47%) Microsoft
2 266 (28.85%) Problem-Solving
3 240 (26.03%) SQL
4 214 (23.21%) Analytical Skills
5 207 (22.45%) Agile
6 199 (21.58%) Azure
7 172 (18.66%) Degree
8 168 (18.22%) JavaScript
9 152 (16.49%) Finance
10 144 (15.62%) Manufacturing
11 143 (15.51%) .NET
12 132 (14.32%) Microsoft Office
13 130 (14.10%) SQL Server
14 129 (13.99%) Windows
15 122 (13.23%) HTML
16 118 (12.80%) CSS
16 118 (12.80%) ITIL
17 104 (11.28%) C#
18 101 (10.95%) Java
19 92 (9.98%) Self-Motivation
20 91 (9.87%) SaaS
21 90 (9.76%) DevOps
21 90 (9.76%) Software Engineering
22 89 (9.65%) Salesforce.com
23 86 (9.33%) Time Management
24 85 (9.22%) Git (software)
25 84 (9.11%) Mentoring
25 84 (9.11%) Project Management
26 83 (9.00%) Microsoft 365
27 80 (8.68%) Marketing

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 31 (3.36%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.63%) Umbraco
3 11 (1.19%) MS Exchange
4 9 (0.98%) IIS
5 8 (0.87%) SAS
5 8 (0.87%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.54%) CMS
6 5 (0.54%) Skype for Business
6 5 (0.54%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.43%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.33%) Appian
8 3 (0.33%) Confluence
8 3 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.33%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.22%) Apache
9 2 (0.22%) WordPress
10 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.11%) JBoss
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 132 (14.32%) Microsoft Office
2 50 (5.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (2.17%) InVision
3 20 (2.17%) Sketch
4 16 (1.74%) OmniGraffle
5 14 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (1.19%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 6 (0.65%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.11%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 15 (1.63%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.65%) SAP Retail
3 4 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.33%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.33%) SAP APO
4 3 (0.33%) SAP IBP
5 2 (0.22%) Eikon
5 2 (0.22%) Magento
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle HRMS
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle Payroll
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.22%) Shopify
5 2 (0.22%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 199 (21.58%) Azure
2 91 (9.87%) SaaS
3 83 (9.00%) Microsoft 365
4 69 (7.48%) Azure DevOps
5 62 (6.72%) AWS
6 52 (5.64%) Serverless
7 45 (4.88%) Power Platform
8 42 (4.56%) Azure Functions
8 42 (4.56%) Azure Service Bus
9 24 (2.60%) Dynamics 365
10 15 (1.63%) Azure Active Directory
11 13 (1.41%) OneDrive
12 10 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (0.87%) PowerApps
14 7 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
14 7 (0.76%) Google Analytics
15 6 (0.65%) Datadog
15 6 (0.65%) OpenShift
16 5 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 5 (0.54%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.58%) WAN
2 30 (3.25%) LAN
3 25 (2.71%) TCP/IP
4 22 (2.39%) HTTP
4 22 (2.39%) SSL
5 21 (2.28%) Firewall
6 18 (1.95%) DHCP
6 18 (1.95%) DNS
7 17 (1.84%) VPN
8 16 (1.74%) FTP
8 16 (1.74%) SAN
9 10 (1.08%) Internet
10 9 (0.98%) Wireless
11 6 (0.65%) Remote Desktop
12 5 (0.54%) Skype
13 4 (0.43%) ADSL
13 4 (0.43%) DSL
14 3 (0.33%) HTTPS
14 3 (0.33%) Kerberos
14 3 (0.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (14.10%) SQL Server
2 35 (3.80%) Power BI
3 32 (3.47%) Relational Database
4 22 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (2.17%) NoSQL
6 19 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (1.52%) MySQL
9 9 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (0.87%) DB2
10 8 (0.87%) RDBMS
11 7 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (0.54%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.54%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.54%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.43%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 85 (9.22%) Git (software)
2 45 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 42 (4.56%) JIRA
4 19 (2.06%) Postman
5 18 (1.95%) Cypress.io
6 12 (1.30%) Jenkins
7 10 (1.08%) JMeter
8 5 (0.54%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.33%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.33%) Ranorex
9 3 (0.33%) Selenium
9 3 (0.33%) Tricentis qTest
10 2 (0.22%) Ant
10 2 (0.22%) Gatling
10 2 (0.22%) Subversion
11 1 (0.11%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.11%) GitLab
11 1 (0.11%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.11%) LabVIEW
General
1 214 (23.21%) Analytical Skills
2 152 (16.49%) Finance
3 144 (15.62%) Manufacturing
4 80 (8.68%) Marketing
5 65 (7.05%) Legal
6 60 (6.51%) Presentation Skills
7 59 (6.40%) Retail
8 52 (5.64%) Organisational Skills
8 52 (5.64%) Public Sector
9 47 (5.10%) Influencing Skills
10 36 (3.90%) Law
11 21 (2.28%) Telecoms
12 18 (1.95%) Local Government
13 15 (1.63%) Danish Language
13 15 (1.63%) Swedish Language
14 11 (1.19%) Social Housing
15 9 (0.98%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 8 (0.87%) Aerospace
17 6 (0.65%) Advertising
17 6 (0.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 140 (15.18%) Analyst
2 129 (13.99%) Developer
3 71 (7.70%) Software Engineer
4 60 (6.51%) Graduate
5 57 (6.18%) Project Manager
6 52 (5.64%) Sales Executive
7 44 (4.77%) Support Engineer
8 42 (4.56%) Consultant
9 33 (3.58%) Digital Executive
10 27 (2.93%) Business Analyst
10 27 (2.93%) IT Manager
11 25 (2.71%) Senior Developer
11 25 (2.71%) Test Engineer
12 22 (2.39%) Account Manager
12 22 (2.39%) Architect
12 22 (2.39%) Software Developer
13 21 (2.28%) .NET Developer
13 21 (2.28%) IT Engineer
13 21 (2.28%) IT Project Manager
14 20 (2.17%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (15.51%) .NET
2 122 (13.23%) HTML
3 118 (12.80%) CSS
4 78 (8.46%) React
5 67 (7.27%) AngularJS
6 63 (6.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 58 (6.29%) jQuery
8 57 (6.18%) .NET Framework
9 52 (5.64%) .NET Core
10 45 (4.88%) ASP.NET
11 44 (4.77%) Entity Framework
12 42 (4.56%) Web Services
13 40 (4.34%) REST
14 37 (4.01%) Node.js
15 29 (3.15%) XML
16 21 (2.28%) CSS3
16 21 (2.28%) HTML5
17 20 (2.17%) RESTful
18 19 (2.06%) Angular 2
18 19 (2.06%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 92 (9.98%) Self-Motivation
2 72 (7.81%) Social Media
3 45 (4.88%) Driving Licence
4 39 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 39 (4.23%) User Experience
5 29 (3.15%) Data Centre
6 21 (2.28%) Analytical Mindset
7 16 (1.74%) Algorithms
8 15 (1.63%) Video Editing
9 12 (1.30%) Clustering
9 12 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (1.30%) Mainframe
10 9 (0.98%) Housing Association
10 9 (0.98%) Smartphone
10 9 (0.98%) Virtual Team
11 8 (0.87%) Mobile App
11 8 (0.87%) NHS
11 8 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
12 7 (0.76%) IBM Mainframe
12 7 (0.76%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 129 (13.99%) Windows
2 57 (6.18%) Windows Server
3 52 (5.64%) Android
3 52 (5.64%) Apple iOS
4 40 (4.34%) Linux
5 39 (4.23%) Windows 10
6 38 (4.12%) Windows Server 2019
7 24 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (2.49%) Windows Server 2016
9 19 (2.06%) Unix
10 11 (1.19%) Mac OS
11 8 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.76%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.65%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.54%) AIX
15 4 (0.43%) MVS
15 4 (0.43%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.43%) zOS
16 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (28.85%) Problem-Solving
2 207 (22.45%) Agile
3 118 (12.80%) ITIL
4 90 (9.76%) DevOps
4 90 (9.76%) Software Engineering
5 86 (9.33%) Time Management
6 84 (9.11%) Mentoring
6 84 (9.11%) Project Management
7 78 (8.46%) MVC
8 70 (7.59%) Presales
9 69 (7.48%) Process Improvement
9 69 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
10 68 (7.38%) Analytics
11 66 (7.16%) Computer Science
12 64 (6.94%) Decision-Making
12 64 (6.94%) Mathematics
13 59 (6.40%) Project Delivery
14 58 (6.29%) Continuous Improvement
15 56 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
15 56 (6.07%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 240 (26.03%) SQL
2 168 (18.22%) JavaScript
3 104 (11.28%) C#
4 101 (10.95%) Java
5 75 (8.13%) Python
6 41 (4.45%) PowerShell
7 36 (3.90%) C
7 36 (3.90%) T-SQL
8 34 (3.69%) PHP
9 25 (2.71%) R
10 24 (2.60%) MATLAB
10 24 (2.60%) Ruby
11 19 (2.06%) C++
11 19 (2.06%) Go
12 16 (1.74%) VB
13 14 (1.52%) TypeScript
14 13 (1.41%) VBScript
15 12 (1.30%) PL/SQL
16 9 (0.98%) VB.NET
17 6 (0.65%) Scala
Qualifications
1 172 (18.66%) Degree
2 48 (5.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 37 (4.01%) Security Cleared
4 27 (2.93%) ITIL Certification
5 25 (2.71%) SC Cleared
6 24 (2.60%) ISTQB
7 20 (2.17%) Numerate Degree
8 16 (1.74%) PhD
9 10 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
9 10 (1.08%) CISA
10 7 (0.76%) CISSP
10 7 (0.76%) PMI Certification
10 7 (0.76%) PMP
10 7 (0.76%) TOGAF Certification
11 6 (0.65%) A+ Certification
11 6 (0.65%) Master's Degree
11 6 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.54%) MCP
12 5 (0.54%) MCSE
13 4 (0.43%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.56%) SLA
2 30 (3.25%) QA
3 20 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 20 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (1.84%) GDPR
5 14 (1.52%) Cyber Essentials
5 14 (1.52%) Data Quality
5 14 (1.52%) TickIT
6 7 (0.76%) Accessibility
6 7 (0.76%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.65%) PMO
8 5 (0.54%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 4 (0.43%) Good Clinical Practice
9 4 (0.43%) GRC
9 4 (0.43%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.22%) GLP
10 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.22%) NIST
11 1 (0.11%) ECSS
System Software
1 73 (7.92%) Active Directory
2 34 (3.69%) Docker
3 33 (3.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (2.49%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.65%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 4 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.43%) vSphere
7 3 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.22%) Firmware
8 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.22%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.11%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 54 (5.86%) Terraform
2 19 (2.06%) Kubernetes
3 15 (1.63%) SCCM
4 12 (1.30%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (0.87%) Single Sign-On
5 8 (0.87%) WSUS
6 6 (0.65%) Ansible
6 6 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (0.54%) Grafana
8 4 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.33%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 3 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.33%) Nessus
9 3 (0.33%) SCOM
10 1 (0.11%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.11%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.11%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 327 (35.47%) Microsoft
2 89 (9.65%) Salesforce.com
3 52 (5.64%) Oracle
4 44 (4.77%) VMware
5 42 (4.56%) Xamarin
6 39 (4.23%) SAP
7 28 (3.04%) Citrix
8 19 (2.06%) Google
9 16 (1.74%) Cisco
10 15 (1.63%) Infor
11 14 (1.52%) ServiceNow
12 13 (1.41%) SYSPRO
13 12 (1.30%) IBM
14 10 (1.08%) Dell
14 10 (1.08%) Veeam
15 8 (0.87%) BT
16 6 (0.65%) Adobe
16 6 (0.65%) Apple
16 6 (0.65%) HP
16 6 (0.65%) Symantec