Period
to 22 September 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Documentation Skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Documentation Skills over the 6 months to 22 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Documentation Skills
UK > England
6 months to
22 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 479 396 366
Rank change year-on-year -83 -30 +15
Permanent jobs citing Documentation Skills 641 305 1,119
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.60% 0.66% 0.87%
As % of the General category 1.03% 1.28% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 429 259 728
10th Percentile £32,625 £31,250 £29,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £37,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -3.85%
75th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -3.85%

Documentation 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 England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 62,240 23,864 71,860
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 57.85% 52.01% 55.89%
Number of salaries quoted 39,069 19,193 55,142
10th Percentile £31,500 £32,500 £28,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £57,500 £52,945
Median % change year-on-year - +8.60% +4.84%
75th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £96,330 £97,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +9.52% +5.00%

Documentation Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Documentation Skills as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Documentation Skills in England

Documentation Skills
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Documentation Skills in England.

Salary trend for Documentation Skills in England

Documentation Skills
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Documentation Skills in England over the 6 months to 22 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Documentation Skills in England

Documentation Skills
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Documentation Skills within the England region over the 6 months to 22 September 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
London -40 334 £62,500 - 50
South East -92 94 £47,500 +5.56% 26
Midlands -98 71 £45,000 -14.29% 23
North of England -123 56 £50,000 +21.95% 21
South West -59 47 £50,000 -9.09% 7
West Midlands -95 44 £45,000 -14.29% 13
North West -87 36 £50,000 -1.96% 14
East Midlands -58 27 £45,000 +20.00% 10
East of England -82 22 £55,000 +4.76% 10
Yorkshire -103 20 £36,000 -10.00% 5
Documentation Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 2021, IT jobs citing Documentation 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 England region with a requirement for Documentation Skills.

1 357 (55.69%) Social Skills
2 202 (31.51%) Microsoft
3 162 (25.27%) Finance
4 153 (23.87%) Azure
5 144 (22.46%) Problem-Solving
6 139 (21.68%) Agile Software Development
7 135 (21.06%) Windows
8 123 (19.19%) Degree
9 111 (17.32%) Project Management
9 111 (17.32%) SQL
10 107 (16.69%) DevOps
11 94 (14.66%) PowerShell
12 89 (13.88%) Linux
13 87 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
14 77 (12.01%) Microsoft 365
15 75 (11.70%) Active Directory
15 75 (11.70%) Stakeholder Management
16 73 (11.39%) Migration
17 69 (10.76%) Firewall
18 67 (10.45%) Docker
19 65 (10.14%) C#
19 65 (10.14%) Project Delivery
20 64 (9.98%) Python
21 61 (9.52%) JavaScript
22 59 (9.20%) VMware
23 58 (9.05%) Jenkins
23 58 (9.05%) SDLC
23 58 (9.05%) SaaS
24 57 (8.89%) Microservices
24 57 (8.89%) Kubernetes

Documentation Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 27 (4.21%) SharePoint
2 24 (3.74%) nginx
3 21 (3.28%) Confluence
4 10 (1.56%) MS Exchange
5 9 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (0.94%) Apache
7 6 (0.94%) IIS
7 6 (0.94%) SAS
8 5 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (0.78%) Red Hat Fuse
8 5 (0.78%) Traefik
8 5 (0.78%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.62%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.47%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.47%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.47%) CMS
10 3 (0.47%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.31%) OpenStack
Applications
1 39 (6.08%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (5.15%) Microsoft Project
3 27 (4.21%) MS Visio
4 20 (3.12%) Microsoft Excel
5 9 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.47%) Figma
6 3 (0.47%) OrCAD
6 3 (0.47%) Sketch
7 2 (0.31%) InVision
7 2 (0.31%) Marvel
8 1 (0.16%) Weka
Business Applications
1 33 (5.15%) Oracle Applications
2 28 (4.37%) Oracle ERP
3 8 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.78%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 5 (0.78%) SAP Business One
4 5 (0.78%) Sentinel
5 4 (0.62%) BambooHR
5 4 (0.62%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.62%) OPENHousing
5 4 (0.62%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.31%) Cloudability
6 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.31%) SAP CAR
6 2 (0.31%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
6 2 (0.31%) SAP R/3
6 2 (0.31%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.16%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.16%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 153 (23.87%) Azure
2 77 (12.01%) Microsoft 365
3 58 (9.05%) SaaS
4 49 (7.64%) AWS
5 32 (4.99%) Power Platform
6 28 (4.37%) GitHub
7 24 (3.74%) IaaS
8 22 (3.43%) PowerApps
9 19 (2.96%) Azure Active Directory
9 19 (2.96%) Dynamics 365
10 18 (2.81%) PaaS
11 17 (2.65%) Serverless
12 13 (2.03%) OneDrive
13 12 (1.87%) Power Automate
14 10 (1.56%) Mimecast
15 8 (1.25%) AWS Lambda
16 7 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 7 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
17 6 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
18 5 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (10.76%) Firewall
2 34 (5.30%) HTTP
3 33 (5.15%) DNS
4 32 (4.99%) LAN
5 28 (4.37%) DHCP
6 25 (3.90%) SAN
7 24 (3.74%) VPN
8 23 (3.59%) TCP/IP
9 22 (3.43%) Internet
9 22 (3.43%) WAN
10 16 (2.50%) Network Security
11 10 (1.56%) BIG-IP
11 10 (1.56%) SSL
11 10 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (1.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 8 (1.25%) GSM
13 8 (1.25%) Remote Desktop
14 7 (1.09%) MPLS
14 7 (1.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (7.33%) SQL Server
2 37 (5.77%) NoSQL
3 34 (5.30%) MySQL
4 31 (4.84%) MongoDB
5 21 (3.28%) Power BI
6 16 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (1.87%) Big Data
8 10 (1.56%) Relational Database
8 10 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (1.40%) Blockchain
10 7 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
11 6 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (0.94%) Redis
12 5 (0.78%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.78%) Event Store
12 5 (0.78%) MariaDB
12 5 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.78%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 58 (9.05%) Jenkins
2 53 (8.27%) Git (software)
3 35 (5.46%) JIRA
4 21 (3.28%) Maven
5 13 (2.03%) Visual Studio
6 12 (1.87%) GitLab
6 12 (1.87%) webpack
7 10 (1.56%) Selenium
8 9 (1.40%) Bitbucket
8 9 (1.40%) JMeter
8 9 (1.40%) NeoLoad
9 8 (1.25%) CircleCI
9 8 (1.25%) Cypress.io
9 8 (1.25%) Gatling
9 8 (1.25%) Katalon Studio
9 8 (1.25%) TestCafe
9 8 (1.25%) WebLOAD
10 7 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (0.94%) Cucumber
12 5 (0.78%) git-flow
General
1 357 (55.69%) Social Skills
2 162 (25.27%) Finance
3 87 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (8.11%) Presentation Skills
5 33 (5.15%) Financial Institution
6 27 (4.21%) Retail
7 26 (4.06%) Banking
8 23 (3.59%) Legal
9 20 (3.12%) Marketing
10 18 (2.81%) Organisational Skills
11 17 (2.65%) Telecoms
12 15 (2.34%) Automotive
13 14 (2.18%) Back Office
14 12 (1.87%) Electronics
14 12 (1.87%) Publishing
15 10 (1.56%) Manufacturing
16 9 (1.40%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 8 (1.25%) Aerospace
17 8 (1.25%) Influencing Skills
18 7 (1.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 117 (18.25%) Developer
2 106 (16.54%) Analyst
3 55 (8.58%) Business Analyst
4 49 (7.64%) Consultant
5 36 (5.62%) Architect
6 35 (5.46%) Project Manager
7 34 (5.30%) ERP Manager
8 33 (5.15%) Senior Manager
9 31 (4.84%) Senior Project Manager
10 28 (4.37%) ERP Project Manager
10 28 (4.37%) Oracle Project Manager
11 25 (3.90%) Full Stack Developer
12 24 (3.74%) Support Engineer
13 23 (3.59%) Implementation Analyst
14 21 (3.28%) Senior Developer
15 19 (2.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 19 (2.96%) Java Developer
16 18 (2.81%) Network Engineer
16 18 (2.81%) Systems Engineer
17 17 (2.65%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (8.89%) .NET
2 41 (6.40%) CSS
3 40 (6.24%) React
4 33 (5.15%) REST
4 33 (5.15%) Spring
5 32 (4.99%) Spring Boot
6 29 (4.52%) JSON
6 29 (4.52%) Web Services
7 26 (4.06%) AngularJS
7 26 (4.06%) RESTful
8 23 (3.59%) HTML
8 23 (3.59%) Node.js
9 17 (2.65%) Apache Camel
9 17 (2.65%) Kafka
9 17 (2.65%) RabbitMQ
10 14 (2.18%) Redux
11 12 (1.87%) ASP.NET
12 10 (1.56%) .NET Framework
12 10 (1.56%) Middleware
13 9 (1.40%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 53 (8.27%) Management Information System
2 44 (6.86%) Self-Motivation
3 38 (5.93%) Data Centre
4 26 (4.06%) Public Cloud
5 24 (3.74%) Reinsurance
6 17 (2.65%) Smart Home
7 15 (2.34%) Home Automation
7 15 (2.34%) Internet of Things
8 14 (2.18%) Mobile App
8 14 (2.18%) User Experience
9 10 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
10 9 (1.40%) Blog
10 9 (1.40%) Clustering
11 8 (1.25%) Derivative
11 8 (1.25%) FMCG
11 8 (1.25%) Market Risk
11 8 (1.25%) Video\Live Streaming
12 7 (1.09%) CCTV
12 7 (1.09%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 135 (21.06%) Windows
2 89 (13.88%) Linux
3 51 (7.96%) Windows Server
4 31 (4.84%) Android
5 29 (4.52%) Windows 10
6 27 (4.21%) Apple iOS
7 15 (2.34%) Windows Server 2016
7 15 (2.34%) Windows Server 2019
8 13 (2.03%) Unix
9 11 (1.72%) Windows 7
9 11 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.78%) FreeBSD
10 5 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (0.62%) CentOS
11 4 (0.62%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.62%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.31%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.16%) VMS
13 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (22.46%) Problem-Solving
2 139 (21.68%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (17.32%) Project Management
4 107 (16.69%) DevOps
5 75 (11.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 73 (11.39%) Migration
7 65 (10.14%) Project Delivery
8 58 (9.05%) SDLC
9 57 (8.89%) Microservices
10 56 (8.74%) ITIL
11 53 (8.27%) ERP
12 52 (8.11%) Business Analysis
12 52 (8.11%) Change Management
13 48 (7.49%) Scrum
14 46 (7.18%) Computer Science
15 45 (7.02%) Test Automation
16 42 (6.55%) Technical Leadership
16 42 (6.55%) Translating Business Requirements
17 41 (6.40%) Presales
17 41 (6.40%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 111 (17.32%) SQL
2 94 (14.66%) PowerShell
3 65 (10.14%) C#
4 64 (9.98%) Python
5 61 (9.52%) JavaScript
6 53 (8.27%) Java
7 36 (5.62%) C++
8 28 (4.37%) C
9 26 (4.06%) Bash Shell
10 20 (3.12%) PHP
11 15 (2.34%) Ruby
12 13 (2.03%) R
13 12 (1.87%) TypeScript
14 10 (1.56%) MATLAB
14 10 (1.56%) Perl
15 8 (1.25%) Groovy
15 8 (1.25%) Scala
15 8 (1.25%) VBA
16 5 (0.78%) Go
17 4 (0.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 123 (19.19%) Degree
2 44 (6.86%) Security Cleared
3 42 (6.55%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (5.15%) CCNA
5 28 (4.37%) BPSS Clearance
5 28 (4.37%) Oracle Certification
6 27 (4.21%) CCNP
7 20 (3.12%) Computer Science Degree
8 19 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (2.03%) SC Cleared
10 11 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (1.56%) PMI Certification
12 9 (1.40%) PMP
13 8 (1.25%) CGEIT
13 8 (1.25%) CISA
13 8 (1.25%) CRISC
13 8 (1.25%) MCSE
14 7 (1.09%) CCIE
14 7 (1.09%) DV Cleared
14 7 (1.09%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.49%) QA
2 17 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (1.56%) PMO
5 8 (1.25%) Basel II
5 8 (1.25%) COBIT
5 8 (1.25%) CRD IV
5 8 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 7 (1.09%) GDPR
6 7 (1.09%) PCI DSS
6 7 (1.09%) RMADS
7 6 (0.94%) SLA
8 3 (0.47%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.16%) Accessibility
10 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.16%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.16%) ISO 20022
10 1 (0.16%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.16%) NIST
System Software
1 75 (11.70%) Active Directory
2 67 (10.45%) Docker
3 34 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (3.90%) Hyper-V
5 16 (2.50%) Virtual Desktop
6 11 (1.72%) vSphere
7 9 (1.40%) XenApp
8 8 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.94%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.62%) LXC
11 4 (0.62%) VMware NSX
12 3 (0.47%) Firmware
12 3 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.31%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.31%) NFS
13 2 (0.31%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.31%) Time Sharing Option
14 1 (0.16%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 57 (8.89%) Kubernetes
2 38 (5.93%) Ansible
3 36 (5.62%) SCCM
4 30 (4.68%) Terraform
5 24 (3.74%) Microsoft Intune
6 17 (2.65%) HAProxy
7 13 (2.03%) Single Sign-On
8 11 (1.72%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 11 (1.72%) Puppet
9 10 (1.56%) AirWatch
9 10 (1.56%) Rancher
10 7 (1.09%) Grafana
10 7 (1.09%) Prometheus
11 6 (0.94%) Microsoft Clustering
11 6 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (0.94%) SCOM
12 5 (0.78%) Consul
12 5 (0.78%) Data Guard
12 5 (0.78%) Failover Clustering
12 5 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 202 (31.51%) Microsoft
2 59 (9.20%) VMware
3 54 (8.42%) Oracle
4 35 (5.46%) Cisco
5 27 (4.21%) HP
6 25 (3.90%) Citrix
7 20 (3.12%) CheckPoint
8 18 (2.81%) ServiceNow
9 16 (2.50%) Dell
10 15 (2.34%) F5
11 14 (2.18%) Aruba
12 13 (2.03%) NetApp
12 13 (2.03%) SAP
13 11 (1.72%) Veeam
14 10 (1.56%) Google
15 9 (1.40%) Apple
15 9 (1.40%) Nimble Storage
15 9 (1.40%) Proofpoint
16 8 (1.25%) Adobe
16 8 (1.25%) Symantec