Period
to

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social 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 Social Skills over the 6 months to 2 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Social Skills (Interpersonal, Communication)
England > East of England
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Social Skills 2,677 1,056 942
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 35.69% 23.17% 25.96%
As % of the General category 52.42% 39.57% 47.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,029 534 687
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,975 £25,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,250 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.53% +5.00% +5.88%
75th Percentile £60,625 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +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 of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5,107 2,669 1,992
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 68.09% 58.57% 54.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,832 1,344 1,439
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £33,750 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £47,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.38% +4.44%
75th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £79,625 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Social Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Social Skills in the East of England

Social Skills
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Social Skills in the East of England

Social Skills
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Social Skills in the East of England over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Social Skills in the East of England

Social 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 Social Skills within the East of England region over the 6 months to 2 July 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
Cambridgeshire +2 1,078 £47,500 -8.65% 152
Hertfordshire +1 888 £50,000 - 88
Essex +1 433 £40,000 -11.11% 33
Bedfordshire +1 189 £50,000 +11.11% 23
Suffolk +1 74 £41,500 -12.63% 13
Norfolk +1 64 £32,000 -22.42% 10
Social Skills
England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 of England region with a requirement for Social Skills.

1 774 (28.91%) Degree
2 687 (25.66%) Agile
3 532 (19.87%) Problem-Solving
4 502 (18.75%) Finance
5 487 (18.19%) Microsoft
6 466 (17.41%) Analytical Skills
7 423 (15.80%) Azure
8 420 (15.69%) Computer Science
9 395 (14.76%) SQL
10 391 (14.61%) Software Engineering
11 366 (13.67%) Windows
12 346 (12.92%) Project Management
13 294 (10.98%) Life Science
14 292 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
15 286 (10.68%) AWS
16 270 (10.09%) Public Sector
17 269 (10.05%) Python
18 264 (9.86%) Risk Management
19 256 (9.56%) ITIL
20 242 (9.04%) Analytics
21 241 (9.00%) JavaScript
22 235 (8.78%) .NET
23 234 (8.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
24 228 (8.52%) Mathematics
25 227 (8.48%) C#
26 213 (7.96%) Java
26 213 (7.96%) Information Security
26 213 (7.96%) Microsoft 365
27 209 (7.81%) Mentoring
28 207 (7.73%) Marketing

Social 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 77 (2.88%) SharePoint
2 51 (1.91%) SAS
3 43 (1.61%) Apache Spark
4 40 (1.49%) Apache
5 37 (1.38%) CMS
5 37 (1.38%) MS Exchange
6 32 (1.20%) Umbraco
7 28 (1.05%) Confluence
8 17 (0.64%) Skype for Business
9 15 (0.56%) IIS
10 13 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
11 12 (0.45%) Jupyter
12 8 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (0.30%) Kentico
12 8 (0.30%) OpenStack
12 8 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
13 7 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 7 (0.26%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.19%) Apache Airflow
14 5 (0.19%) EPiServer
Applications
1 185 (6.91%) Microsoft Office
2 161 (6.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 67 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 61 (2.28%) Microsoft Project
5 36 (1.34%) MS Visio
6 21 (0.78%) Simulink
7 11 (0.41%) Zeplin
8 8 (0.30%) InVision
8 8 (0.30%) Sketch
9 2 (0.075%) Pipeline Pilot
9 2 (0.075%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.037%) Abaqus
10 1 (0.037%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.037%) Campfire
10 1 (0.037%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.037%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.037%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 21 (0.78%) Academy Housing
2 18 (0.67%) SAP S/4HANA
3 16 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
4 14 (0.52%) SAP ERP
5 13 (0.49%) SAP MDG
6 10 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
7 9 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
7 9 (0.34%) NetSuite
8 8 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
8 8 (0.30%) Primavera
8 8 (0.30%) Sprinklr
8 8 (0.30%) Teamcenter
9 7 (0.26%) Eloqua
10 4 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
11 3 (0.11%) SAP CRM
11 3 (0.11%) Workday HCM
12 2 (0.075%) Dynamics AX
12 2 (0.075%) Q-Pulse
12 2 (0.075%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 423 (15.80%) Azure
2 286 (10.68%) AWS
3 213 (7.96%) Microsoft 365
4 103 (3.85%) Power Platform
5 76 (2.84%) SaaS
6 64 (2.39%) Azure Active Directory
7 55 (2.05%) OpenShift
8 47 (1.76%) PaaS
9 45 (1.68%) Azure DevOps
10 40 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
11 36 (1.34%) GCP
12 32 (1.20%) IaaS
13 31 (1.16%) Google Analytics
14 29 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
15 26 (0.97%) Serverless
16 19 (0.71%) OneDrive
17 16 (0.60%) PowerApps
18 15 (0.56%) Azure Logic Apps
18 15 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
19 13 (0.49%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 101 (3.77%) Firewall
2 94 (3.51%) Wireless
3 90 (3.36%) DNS
4 69 (2.58%) DHCP
5 64 (2.39%) HTTP
6 61 (2.28%) SSL
7 49 (1.83%) VPN
8 44 (1.64%) WAN
9 43 (1.61%) LAN
10 42 (1.57%) NetScaler
11 41 (1.53%) Internet
12 38 (1.42%) SD-WAN
13 35 (1.31%) Remote Desktop
14 32 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
15 30 (1.12%) Cisco Nexus
15 30 (1.12%) TCP/IP
16 27 (1.01%) VoIP
17 25 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
18 24 (0.90%) Cisco Firepower
19 21 (0.78%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (6.84%) SQL Server
2 84 (3.14%) Power BI
3 82 (3.06%) NoSQL
4 49 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
5 46 (1.72%) MySQL
6 39 (1.46%) Tableau
7 31 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
7 31 (1.16%) MongoDB
8 30 (1.12%) Big Data
9 29 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
10 28 (1.05%) Oracle Database
11 23 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
12 21 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 18 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
13 18 (0.67%) Relational Database
14 16 (0.60%) Oracle Database 12c
14 16 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 14 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
16 13 (0.49%) Metadata
16 13 (0.49%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 155 (5.79%) Git (software)
2 94 (3.51%) JIRA
3 88 (3.29%) Selenium
4 43 (1.61%) Visual Studio
5 41 (1.53%) WebDriver
6 33 (1.23%) Jenkins
7 20 (0.75%) Lerna
7 20 (0.75%) Storybook
8 18 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (0.64%) Gerrit
10 16 (0.60%) JUnit
11 15 (0.56%) ClearCase
11 15 (0.56%) CppUnit
11 15 (0.56%) GitLab
11 15 (0.56%) Maven
12 12 (0.45%) Cypress.io
13 11 (0.41%) Cucumber
14 8 (0.30%) Bitbucket
14 8 (0.30%) Rational DOORS
14 8 (0.30%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 502 (18.75%) Finance
2 466 (17.41%) Analytical Skills
3 270 (10.09%) Public Sector
4 234 (8.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 207 (7.73%) Marketing
6 198 (7.40%) Manufacturing
7 187 (6.99%) Pharmaceutical
8 156 (5.83%) Legal
9 151 (5.64%) Automotive
10 126 (4.71%) Organisational Skills
11 115 (4.30%) Influencing Skills
12 106 (3.96%) Electronics
12 106 (3.96%) Law
13 104 (3.88%) Presentation Skills
14 66 (2.47%) Retail
15 61 (2.28%) Games
15 61 (2.28%) Telecoms
16 39 (1.46%) Advertising
17 37 (1.38%) Banking
18 33 (1.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 507 (18.94%) Analyst
2 283 (10.57%) Developer
3 200 (7.47%) Software Engineer
4 143 (5.34%) Security Analyst
5 140 (5.23%) Information Analyst
5 140 (5.23%) Information Security Analyst
6 136 (5.08%) Architect
7 111 (4.15%) Consultant
8 103 (3.85%) Graduate
9 97 (3.62%) Project Manager
10 96 (3.59%) Operations Manager
11 68 (2.54%) Support Analyst
12 64 (2.39%) C# Developer
13 63 (2.35%) Test Engineer
14 62 (2.32%) Solutions Architect
15 61 (2.28%) 2nd Line Support
16 52 (1.94%) Web Developer
17 50 (1.87%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 50 (1.87%) Senior Analyst
17 50 (1.87%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (8.78%) .NET
2 192 (7.17%) HTML
3 182 (6.80%) CSS
4 161 (6.01%) AngularJS
5 134 (5.01%) ASP.NET
6 105 (3.92%) Node.js
7 97 (3.62%) React
8 73 (2.73%) Ruby on Rails
9 68 (2.54%) Web Services
10 59 (2.20%) Angular 2
11 58 (2.17%) .NET Framework
12 45 (1.68%) REST
13 44 (1.64%) TensorFlow
14 43 (1.61%) .NET Core
15 40 (1.49%) jQuery
16 37 (1.38%) GraphQL
16 37 (1.38%) Vue.js
16 37 (1.38%) XML
17 36 (1.34%) ASP.NET Web API
18 33 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 294 (10.98%) Life Science
2 166 (6.20%) Management Information System
3 164 (6.13%) Self-Motivation
4 152 (5.68%) User Experience
5 64 (2.39%) Data Centre
6 61 (2.28%) Algorithms
7 59 (2.20%) Social Media
8 57 (2.13%) Public Cloud
8 57 (2.13%) Smartphone
9 50 (1.87%) Virtual Team
10 47 (1.76%) IoT
11 38 (1.42%) Mobile App
12 33 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
13 31 (1.16%) Replication
14 29 (1.08%) NHS
15 28 (1.05%) Pharmacovigilance
15 28 (1.05%) PKI
16 25 (0.93%) ARM Cortex
16 25 (0.93%) Cyber Defence
16 25 (0.93%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 366 (13.67%) Windows
2 185 (6.91%) Linux
3 114 (4.26%) Windows Server
4 92 (3.44%) Unix
5 72 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 62 (2.32%) Windows 10
7 31 (1.16%) Android
7 31 (1.16%) Windows Server 2016
8 29 (1.08%) Apple iOS
9 21 (0.78%) Mac OS
9 21 (0.78%) Solaris
10 16 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (0.37%) Windows Server 2019
13 9 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
14 7 (0.26%) VMS
15 6 (0.22%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.19%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.19%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 687 (25.66%) Agile
2 532 (19.87%) Problem-Solving
3 420 (15.69%) Computer Science
4 391 (14.61%) Software Engineering
5 346 (12.92%) Project Management
6 292 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
7 264 (9.86%) Risk Management
8 256 (9.56%) ITIL
9 242 (9.04%) Analytics
10 228 (8.52%) Mathematics
11 213 (7.96%) Information Security
12 209 (7.81%) Mentoring
13 194 (7.25%) Service Delivery
14 191 (7.13%) DevOps
15 163 (6.09%) Change Management
16 160 (5.98%) Innovative Thinking
17 159 (5.94%) Test Automation
18 156 (5.83%) Security Operations
19 151 (5.64%) Coaching
19 151 (5.64%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 395 (14.76%) SQL
2 269 (10.05%) Python
3 241 (9.00%) JavaScript
4 227 (8.48%) C#
5 213 (7.96%) Java
6 155 (5.79%) C
7 121 (4.52%) C++
8 86 (3.21%) Ruby
9 63 (2.35%) Go
10 61 (2.28%) MATLAB
11 51 (1.91%) TypeScript
12 50 (1.87%) PowerShell
13 49 (1.83%) R
14 41 (1.53%) PHP
15 38 (1.42%) PL/SQL
16 37 (1.38%) T-SQL
17 30 (1.12%) VBA
18 23 (0.86%) ES6
19 22 (0.82%) Julia
20 18 (0.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 774 (28.91%) Degree
2 185 (6.91%) Security Cleared
3 125 (4.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 111 (4.15%) SC Cleared
5 74 (2.76%) DBS Check
6 57 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 56 (2.09%) PhD
8 43 (1.61%) PMI Certification
9 39 (1.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 36 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
11 35 (1.31%) PMP
12 34 (1.27%) Master's Degree
13 28 (1.05%) CISSP
13 28 (1.05%) DV Cleared
14 27 (1.01%) CCNA
15 23 (0.86%) MCSE
15 23 (0.86%) Numerate Degree
16 22 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
17 20 (0.75%) Postgraduate
18 17 (0.64%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 203 (7.58%) QA
2 167 (6.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 154 (5.75%) Cyber Essentials
4 147 (5.49%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 142 (5.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 139 (5.19%) SLA
7 39 (1.46%) Data Quality
8 34 (1.27%) Good Clinical Practice
9 32 (1.20%) PMO
10 30 (1.12%) Accessibility
10 30 (1.12%) PCI DSS
11 27 (1.01%) GLP
12 26 (0.97%) GDPR
13 21 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 17 (0.64%) NIST
15 16 (0.60%) CDISC
16 13 (0.49%) IEC 62304
17 12 (0.45%) GxP
18 9 (0.34%) 21 CFR Part 11
19 8 (0.30%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 170 (6.35%) Active Directory
2 132 (4.93%) Docker
3 54 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 51 (1.91%) Firmware
5 40 (1.49%) Hyper-V
6 30 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (0.86%) XenDesktop
8 22 (0.82%) LXC
9 18 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
9 18 (0.67%) vSphere
10 17 (0.64%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 17 (0.64%) Terminal Services
10 17 (0.64%) XenApp
11 16 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
12 9 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
13 8 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
14 4 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
15 3 (0.11%) NFS
15 3 (0.11%) Samba
Systems Management
1 64 (2.39%) Kubernetes
2 60 (2.24%) SCCM
3 33 (1.23%) Terraform
4 27 (1.01%) Ansible
5 22 (0.82%) Cisco IPCC
6 20 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
7 16 (0.60%) Data Guard
7 16 (0.60%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 16 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
8 15 (0.56%) FortiGate
8 15 (0.56%) WSUS
9 13 (0.49%) Puppet
10 11 (0.41%) SCVMM
11 10 (0.37%) Kibana
12 9 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
13 8 (0.30%) Backup Exec
13 8 (0.30%) N-central
14 7 (0.26%) Argo
14 7 (0.26%) CSIRT
14 7 (0.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 487 (18.19%) Microsoft
2 119 (4.45%) Cisco
3 100 (3.74%) Oracle
4 84 (3.14%) Google
5 79 (2.95%) VMware
6 77 (2.88%) FIS
7 74 (2.76%) Salesforce.com
8 67 (2.50%) Citrix
9 55 (2.05%) Palo Alto
10 51 (1.91%) Northgate
11 50 (1.87%) SAP
12 49 (1.83%) NEC
13 48 (1.79%) Fortinet
14 43 (1.61%) Facebook
15 41 (1.53%) CheckPoint
16 39 (1.46%) F5
17 36 (1.34%) Adobe
18 35 (1.31%) ServiceNow
19 33 (1.23%) HP
20 25 (0.93%) IBM