Period
to 13 June 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 13 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Documentation Skills
UK > England
6 months to
13 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 464 427 363
Rank change year-on-year -37 -64 +17
Permanent jobs citing Documentation Skills 512 479 1,169
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.58% 0.62% 0.88%
As % of the General category 1.05% 1.14% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 332 340 752
10th Percentile £32,050 £30,500 £30,500
25th Percentile £40,750 £38,438 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
75th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £69,063
90th Percentile £87,500 £78,875 £85,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £53,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.33% +7.50% -

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 48,753 42,060 75,444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.76% 54.61% 56.72%
Number of salaries quoted 33,128 32,854 57,707
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +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 13 June 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 13 June 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 +13 251 £60,000 - 42
South East -10 82 £42,500 -10.53% 23
Midlands -42 63 £42,500 -11.92% 10
West Midlands -46 45 £45,000 -6.74% 7
North of England -93 42 £42,500 - 23
East of England +6 32 £55,000 +37.50% 7
South West -37 32 £45,000 +5.88% 9
North West -32 24 £45,000 -10.00% 13
East Midlands -27 18 £35,000 -24.73% 3
Yorkshire -60 15 £36,375 -23.42% 5
North East -18 3 £47,500 +66.67% 5
Documentation Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 13 June 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.

1 302 (58.98%) Social Skills
2 166 (32.42%) Microsoft
3 132 (25.78%) Finance
4 126 (24.61%) Agile Software Development
5 122 (23.83%) Azure
6 113 (22.07%) Problem-Solving
7 92 (17.97%) Degree
8 89 (17.38%) Windows
9 85 (16.60%) SQL
10 77 (15.04%) Project Management
11 73 (14.26%) Microsoft 365
12 71 (13.87%) Active Directory
13 68 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
14 67 (13.09%) Linux
14 67 (13.09%) Project Delivery
15 59 (11.52%) Requirements Gathering
15 59 (11.52%) VMware
16 57 (11.13%) Stakeholder Management
16 57 (11.13%) PowerShell
17 55 (10.74%) DevOps
18 53 (10.35%) SDLC
19 52 (10.16%) Presentation Skills
20 51 (9.96%) Oracle
21 50 (9.77%) SaaS
22 49 (9.57%) ITIL
23 47 (9.18%) SharePoint
24 46 (8.98%) JavaScript
24 46 (8.98%) Firewall
24 46 (8.98%) Business Analysis
25 45 (8.79%) JIRA

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 47 (9.18%) SharePoint
2 30 (5.86%) Confluence
3 17 (3.32%) nginx
4 10 (1.95%) MS Exchange
5 8 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (1.56%) Red Hat Fuse
5 8 (1.56%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.17%) CICS
6 6 (1.17%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.98%) IIS
7 5 (0.98%) Traefik
8 4 (0.78%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.39%) Apache
9 2 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.39%) SAS
10 1 (0.20%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.20%) JBoss
10 1 (0.20%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 36 (7.03%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (4.69%) Microsoft Project
2 24 (4.69%) MS Visio
3 22 (4.30%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.17%) OrCAD
6 3 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.39%) 3ds Max
7 2 (0.39%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.39%) Houdini
7 2 (0.39%) Maya
7 2 (0.39%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.20%) Figma
8 1 (0.20%) Sketch
8 1 (0.20%) Weka
Business Applications
1 28 (5.47%) Oracle Applications
2 24 (4.69%) Oracle ERP
3 9 (1.76%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.78%) OPENHousing
4 4 (0.78%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.78%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (0.78%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.78%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (0.78%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.59%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.59%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.59%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.39%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.39%) SAP FSCM
6 2 (0.39%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 122 (23.83%) Azure
2 73 (14.26%) Microsoft 365
3 50 (9.77%) SaaS
4 40 (7.81%) Azure Active Directory
5 38 (7.42%) AWS
6 26 (5.08%) OneDrive
7 25 (4.88%) Power Platform
8 22 (4.30%) PaaS
9 18 (3.52%) IaaS
10 17 (3.32%) GitHub
11 15 (2.93%) Dynamics 365
12 13 (2.54%) PowerApps
13 12 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
13 12 (2.34%) Power Automate
14 8 (1.56%) GCP
14 8 (1.56%) Mimecast
15 6 (1.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 5 (0.98%) Amazon EKS
16 5 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
16 5 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 46 (8.98%) Firewall
2 39 (7.62%) DNS
3 24 (4.69%) Skype
4 23 (4.49%) DHCP
5 22 (4.30%) HTTP
5 22 (4.30%) LAN
6 21 (4.10%) NetScaler
6 21 (4.10%) SAN
6 21 (4.10%) VPN
7 20 (3.91%) Network Security
8 18 (3.52%) WAN
9 14 (2.73%) VLAN
10 12 (2.34%) Internet
10 12 (2.34%) TCP/IP
11 8 (1.56%) Remote Desktop
12 7 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (1.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 6 (1.17%) iSCSI
13 6 (1.17%) NAS
13 6 (1.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (8.40%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.49%) MongoDB
3 21 (4.10%) NoSQL
3 21 (4.10%) Power BI
4 18 (3.52%) Relational Database
5 17 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (2.73%) Big Data
6 14 (2.73%) MySQL
7 13 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (2.15%) Oracle Database
8 11 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (1.95%) Oracle BI EE
9 10 (1.95%) Oracle Database 12c
9 10 (1.95%) Oracle ODI
9 10 (1.95%) Redis
10 9 (1.76%) DB2
11 8 (1.56%) Tableau
12 7 (1.37%) Blockchain
12 7 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (8.79%) Git (software)
1 45 (8.79%) Jenkins
1 45 (8.79%) JIRA
2 16 (3.13%) Maven
3 15 (2.93%) gulp
4 10 (1.95%) Bitbucket
5 7 (1.37%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.37%) webpack
6 5 (0.98%) git-flow
6 5 (0.98%) HP UFT
6 5 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (0.98%) Selenium
7 4 (0.78%) Cypress.io
7 4 (0.78%) Gradle
7 4 (0.78%) Subversion
8 3 (0.59%) Appium
8 3 (0.59%) GitLab
8 3 (0.59%) Gitweb
9 2 (0.39%) FumeFX
General
1 302 (58.98%) Social Skills
2 132 (25.78%) Finance
3 68 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (10.16%) Presentation Skills
5 26 (5.08%) Organisational Skills
6 24 (4.69%) Banking
7 22 (4.30%) Retail
8 21 (4.10%) Influencing Skills
9 18 (3.52%) Financial Institution
10 17 (3.32%) Electronics
10 17 (3.32%) Manufacturing
11 14 (2.73%) Marketing
12 13 (2.54%) Automotive
12 13 (2.54%) Telecoms
13 9 (1.76%) Back Office
13 9 (1.76%) Public Sector
14 8 (1.56%) Legal
14 8 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (1.56%) Publishing
15 7 (1.37%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 85 (16.60%) Analyst
2 82 (16.02%) Developer
3 48 (9.38%) Consultant
4 47 (9.18%) Business Analyst
5 40 (7.81%) Architect
6 34 (6.64%) Solutions Architect
7 33 (6.45%) Project Manager
8 27 (5.27%) Network Engineer
9 23 (4.49%) Senior Manager
10 22 (4.30%) Senior Project Manager
11 21 (4.10%) ERP Manager
12 20 (3.91%) ERP Project Manager
12 20 (3.91%) Oracle Project Manager
13 18 (3.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 18 (3.52%) IT Analyst
14 17 (3.32%) Administrator
15 16 (3.13%) Digital Architect
15 16 (3.13%) Digital Solutions Architect
15 16 (3.13%) Implementation Analyst
15 16 (3.13%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (7.03%) .NET
2 33 (6.45%) React
2 33 (6.45%) Spring
3 32 (6.25%) REST
4 29 (5.66%) CSS
5 27 (5.27%) JSON
6 26 (5.08%) Node.js
7 24 (4.69%) HTML
8 23 (4.49%) AngularJS
9 22 (4.30%) Spring Boot
10 19 (3.71%) Web Services
11 17 (3.32%) HTML5
12 15 (2.93%) JWT
12 15 (2.93%) OAuth
12 15 (2.93%) RESTful
12 15 (2.93%) Sass
13 13 (2.54%) Kafka
14 12 (2.34%) Middleware
15 11 (2.15%) Apache Camel
15 11 (2.15%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.84%) Public Cloud
2 33 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
3 27 (5.27%) Data Centre
4 22 (4.30%) Management Information System
5 20 (3.91%) User Experience
6 17 (3.32%) Reinsurance
7 15 (2.93%) Replication
8 13 (2.54%) Clustering
9 11 (2.15%) PMI
10 10 (1.95%) FMCG
10 10 (1.95%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.95%) Virtual Team
11 9 (1.76%) Derivative
11 9 (1.76%) Market Risk
12 7 (1.37%) Blog
12 7 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
12 7 (1.37%) SWIFT
13 6 (1.17%) CCTV
13 6 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 89 (17.38%) Windows
2 67 (13.09%) Linux
3 34 (6.64%) Windows 10
4 33 (6.45%) Windows Server
5 16 (3.13%) Android
6 11 (2.15%) Apple iOS
7 10 (1.95%) Windows Server 2016
8 9 (1.76%) Windows Server 2019
9 8 (1.56%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (1.17%) Mac OS
10 6 (1.17%) Ubuntu
10 6 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.78%) Unix
13 3 (0.59%) CentOS
13 3 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.59%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (24.61%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (22.07%) Problem-Solving
3 77 (15.04%) Project Management
4 67 (13.09%) Project Delivery
5 59 (11.52%) Requirements Gathering
6 57 (11.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 55 (10.74%) DevOps
8 53 (10.35%) SDLC
9 49 (9.57%) ITIL
10 46 (8.98%) Business Analysis
11 45 (8.79%) ERP
12 44 (8.59%) Computer Science
13 40 (7.81%) Change Management
13 40 (7.81%) Scrum
14 38 (7.42%) Presales
15 36 (7.03%) Microservices
16 34 (6.64%) Project Planning
17 31 (6.05%) Business Intelligence
17 31 (6.05%) Migration
17 31 (6.05%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (16.60%) SQL
2 57 (11.13%) PowerShell
3 46 (8.98%) JavaScript
4 44 (8.59%) Python
5 43 (8.40%) Java
6 31 (6.05%) C#
7 23 (4.49%) C++
8 17 (3.32%) C
9 14 (2.73%) Bash Shell
10 13 (2.54%) R
11 11 (2.15%) VBScript
12 10 (1.95%) MATLAB
13 9 (1.76%) VBA
14 7 (1.37%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.17%) COBOL
15 6 (1.17%) JCL
15 6 (1.17%) PHP
15 6 (1.17%) REXX
15 6 (1.17%) TypeScript
16 5 (0.98%) Perl
Qualifications
1 92 (17.97%) Degree
2 39 (7.62%) Security Cleared
3 36 (7.03%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (6.05%) CCNA
5 25 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 24 (4.69%) BPSS Clearance
6 24 (4.69%) Oracle Certification
7 22 (4.30%) CCNP
8 17 (3.32%) PMP
9 16 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (2.93%) PMI Certification
11 10 (1.95%) SC Cleared
12 9 (1.76%) DV Cleared
13 6 (1.17%) Check Point Certification
13 6 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (1.17%) VCP6
13 6 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (0.98%) CEH
14 5 (0.98%) DBS Check
14 5 (0.98%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (8.20%) QA
2 14 (2.73%) PMO
2 14 (2.73%) SLA
3 12 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (2.15%) GDPR
5 9 (1.76%) Basel II
5 9 (1.76%) CRD IV
6 8 (1.56%) Accessibility
7 5 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.78%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 4 (0.78%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.78%) RMADS
9 3 (0.59%) GLP
9 3 (0.59%) GMP
9 3 (0.59%) Good Clinical Practice
10 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.20%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.20%) NIST
System Software
1 71 (13.87%) Active Directory
2 43 (8.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (5.47%) Docker
4 24 (4.69%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.76%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (1.76%) Virtual Desktop
5 9 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (1.37%) XenApp
6 7 (1.37%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.17%) Time Sharing Option
7 6 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.98%) vSphere
9 3 (0.59%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.39%) Firmware
10 2 (0.39%) pfSense
11 1 (0.20%) LXC
11 1 (0.20%) PowerHA
11 1 (0.20%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 42 (8.20%) Microsoft Intune
2 33 (6.45%) Kubernetes
3 32 (6.25%) SCCM
4 17 (3.32%) Ansible
5 13 (2.54%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 13 (2.54%) Terraform
6 11 (2.15%) Data Guard
6 11 (2.15%) HAProxy
7 9 (1.76%) Failover Clustering
7 9 (1.76%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (1.17%) Grafana
8 6 (1.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 6 (1.17%) Prometheus
8 6 (1.17%) Puppet
8 6 (1.17%) SCDPM
9 5 (0.98%) Consul
9 5 (0.98%) Jamf Pro
9 5 (0.98%) Rancher
9 5 (0.98%) SCVMM
9 5 (0.98%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 166 (32.42%) Microsoft
2 59 (11.52%) VMware
3 51 (9.96%) Oracle
4 34 (6.64%) Cisco
5 33 (6.45%) Citrix
6 25 (4.88%) HP
7 18 (3.52%) Google
8 16 (3.13%) Ivanti
9 15 (2.93%) SAP
10 14 (2.73%) CheckPoint
10 14 (2.73%) Veeam
11 12 (2.34%) Aruba
12 10 (1.95%) Cadence
13 9 (1.76%) NetApp
14 7 (1.37%) F5
14 7 (1.37%) Nimble Storage
14 7 (1.37%) Palo Alto
14 7 (1.37%) Red Hat
14 7 (1.37%) Sophos
15 6 (1.17%) Atlassian