Period
to 2 August 2021

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

Influencing Skills
England > East of England
6 months to
2 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 140 153 182
Rank change year-on-year +13 +29 +12
Permanent jobs citing Influencing Skills 74 19 95
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.56% 0.62% 1.29%
As % of the General category 2.60% 1.17% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 67
10th Percentile £27,525 £37,500 £42,000
25th Percentile £37,875 £47,625 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,250 £52,500 £55,151
Median % change year-on-year -2.38% -4.81% +0.27%
75th Percentile £80,313 £55,313 £72,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £66,375 £78,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% +14.29%

Influencing 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 of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,841 1,619 3,944
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 59.87% 52.89% 53.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,449 1,187 2,897
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,650 £25,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £35,428 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,750 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £56,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.77% +7.62% +5.00%

Influencing Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Influencing Skills in the East of England

Influencing Skills
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Influencing Skills in the East of England.

Salary trend for Influencing Skills in the East of England

Influencing Skills
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Influencing Skills in the East of England over the 6 months to 2 August 2021.

Salary histogram for Influencing Skills in the East of England

Influencing Skills
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Influencing Skills within the East of England region over the 6 months to 2 August 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
Hertfordshire +17 48 £85,000 +86.81% 8
Cambridgeshire -22 17 £28,500 -63.23% 4
Bedfordshire -8 4 £51,250 -2.38% 1
Essex 0 2 £56,750 - 2
Norfolk - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £38,500 -
Influencing Skills
England

For the 6 months to 2 August 2021, IT jobs citing Influencing 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 of England region with a requirement for Influencing Skills.

1 34 (45.95%) Degree
2 32 (43.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (40.54%) People Management
4 25 (33.78%) Validation
4 25 (33.78%) Project Delivery
5 24 (32.43%) Product Roadmap
5 24 (32.43%) SDLC
5 24 (32.43%) Software-Defined Radio
5 24 (32.43%) Signal Processing
5 24 (32.43%) V-Model
5 24 (32.43%) Firmware
5 24 (32.43%) Electronics
5 24 (32.43%) EMC
6 18 (24.32%) Social Skills
7 16 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (21.62%) Software Engineering
8 14 (18.92%) ITIL
9 13 (17.57%) SQL
9 13 (17.57%) Management Information System
9 13 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (16.22%) Information Management
11 11 (14.86%) Presentation Skills
12 10 (13.51%) Collaborative Engineering
12 10 (13.51%) Windows Server
12 10 (13.51%) Rational Team Concert
12 10 (13.51%) Rational Quality Manager
12 10 (13.51%) Rational Rhapsody
12 10 (13.51%) Requirements Management
12 10 (13.51%) Problem Management
12 10 (13.51%) Configuration Management

Influencing Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 6 (8.11%) Apache
1 6 (8.11%) Apache Solr
1 6 (8.11%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.05%) Adobe XD
2 3 (4.05%) Figma
2 3 (4.05%) InVision
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (4.05%) Sketch
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.46%) AWS
2 6 (8.11%) AWS CloudFormation
2 6 (8.11%) AWS Lambda
2 6 (8.11%) SaaS
2 6 (8.11%) Serverless
3 2 (2.70%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon GuardDuty
4 1 (1.35%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (32.43%) Software-Defined Radio
2 1 (1.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) Amazon Aurora
1 6 (8.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 6 (8.11%) Amazon Redshift
1 6 (8.11%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (8.11%) ClickHouse
1 6 (8.11%) Hadoop
1 6 (8.11%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.70%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 10 (13.51%) Eclipse
1 10 (13.51%) Rational Quality Manager
1 10 (13.51%) Rational Rhapsody
1 10 (13.51%) Rational Team Concert
2 6 (8.11%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.05%) Axure RP
General
1 24 (32.43%) Electronics
2 18 (24.32%) Social Skills
3 13 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (14.86%) Presentation Skills
5 8 (10.81%) Manufacturing
6 6 (8.11%) Games
6 6 (8.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
8 4 (5.41%) Finance
9 3 (4.05%) Retail
10 2 (2.70%) Automotive
10 2 (2.70%) Marketing
10 2 (2.70%) Organisational Skills
11 1 (1.35%) Law
11 1 (1.35%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 26 (35.14%) Architect
2 24 (32.43%) Systems Architect
3 20 (27.03%) Electronics Engineer
3 20 (27.03%) Systems Engineer
4 19 (25.68%) Analyst
5 10 (13.51%) Information Analyst
5 10 (13.51%) Information Systems Analyst
5 10 (13.51%) Systems Analyst
6 9 (12.16%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.41%) Service Manager
7 4 (5.41%) Test Automation Architect
8 3 (4.05%) Designer
8 3 (4.05%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Information Officer
8 3 (4.05%) Information Security Officer
8 3 (4.05%) Security Officer
8 3 (4.05%) Senior Designer
8 3 (4.05%) Senior UX Designer
8 3 (4.05%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.51%) JTS
2 6 (8.11%) React
2 6 (8.11%) Shiny
3 1 (1.35%) J2EE
3 1 (1.35%) Java EE
3 1 (1.35%) REST
3 1 (1.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.76%) Social Media
3 3 (4.05%) Life Science
3 3 (4.05%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.05%) User Experience
4 2 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.70%) LIMS
4 2 (2.70%) NHS
5 1 (1.35%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.51%) Windows
1 10 (13.51%) Windows Server
2 3 (4.05%) Android
2 3 (4.05%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.35%) Linux
3 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (43.24%) Stakeholder Management
2 30 (40.54%) People Management
3 25 (33.78%) Project Delivery
3 25 (33.78%) Validation
4 24 (32.43%) Product Roadmap
4 24 (32.43%) SDLC
4 24 (32.43%) Signal Processing
4 24 (32.43%) V-Model
5 16 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (21.62%) Software Engineering
6 14 (18.92%) ITIL
7 12 (16.22%) Information Management
8 10 (13.51%) Collaborative Engineering
8 10 (13.51%) Configuration Management
8 10 (13.51%) Problem Management
8 10 (13.51%) Project Management
8 10 (13.51%) Requirements Management
9 8 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (9.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.57%) SQL
2 7 (9.46%) Java
3 6 (8.11%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.11%) Python
3 6 (8.11%) R
4 2 (2.70%) SOQL
5 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (45.95%) Degree
2 3 (4.05%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (4.05%) Postgraduate
3 2 (2.70%) ISEB
3 2 (2.70%) PhD
3 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.35%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) SLA
2 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.70%) QA
3 1 (1.35%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.35%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 24 (32.43%) Firmware
2 6 (8.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 6 (8.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) Kubernetes
1 6 (8.11%) Mesos
1 6 (8.11%) Terraform
2 1 (1.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (32.43%) EMC
2 10 (13.51%) IBM
3 6 (8.11%) Facebook
3 6 (8.11%) Instagram
4 3 (4.05%) Adobe
5 2 (2.70%) hybris
5 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.70%) SAP
6 1 (1.35%) Red Hat