Period
to

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 19 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Documentation Skills
UK > England
6 months to
19 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 538 467 436
Rank change year-on-year -71 -31 -77
Permanent jobs citing Documentation Skills 762 459 557
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.56% 0.57% 0.64%
As % of the General category 0.87% 1.05% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 482 305 379
10th Percentile £34,550 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £46,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +4.76%

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 87,251 43,667 48,301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 64.30% 54.49% 55.29%
Number of salaries quoted 45,019 31,750 37,644
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,500
25th Percentile £42,999 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 19 May 2022.

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 19 May 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
London -129 364 £70,000 +12.00% 22
South East -23 139 £55,000 +25.71% 23
Midlands -14 116 £55,000 +29.41% 12
West Midlands -31 68 £55,000 +10.00% 6
North of England -84 56 £45,000 +5.88% 13
East of England -73 41 £65,000 +18.18% 6
East Midlands -19 32 £45,000 +23.63% 5
South West -25 32 £45,000 +5.88% 7
North West -80 30 £52,500 +20.00% 5
Yorkshire -31 21 £40,000 +45.45% 4
North East -19 5 £33,500 -10.67% 4
South Coast - 1 £45,000 -
Documentation Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 19 May 2022, 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.

1 360 (47.24%) Social Skills
2 323 (42.39%) Agile
3 249 (32.68%) Azure
4 228 (29.92%) Microsoft
5 212 (27.82%) Problem-Solving
6 187 (24.54%) Finance
7 172 (22.57%) AWS
8 165 (21.65%) SQL
9 161 (21.13%) Windows
10 158 (20.73%) DevOps
11 150 (19.69%) Analytical Skills
12 141 (18.50%) ITIL
13 137 (17.98%) Microsoft 365
14 136 (17.85%) Degree
15 119 (15.62%) Active Directory
16 116 (15.22%) Microsoft Office
17 115 (15.09%) Scrum
18 112 (14.70%) JavaScript
19 111 (14.57%) SQL Server
19 111 (14.57%) Project Management
19 111 (14.57%) VMware
20 110 (14.44%) PowerShell
21 107 (14.04%) Marketing
22 100 (13.12%) Service Delivery
23 94 (12.34%) C#
24 88 (11.55%) JSON
25 85 (11.15%) .NET
26 80 (10.50%) Firewall
26 80 (10.50%) Stakeholder Management
26 80 (10.50%) Presentation Skills

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 57 (7.48%) SharePoint
2 53 (6.96%) IIS
3 18 (2.36%) Confluence
4 16 (2.10%) Apache
5 15 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (1.57%) Apache Airflow
7 8 (1.05%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.66%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.52%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.52%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.39%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.26%) CMS
11 2 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.13%) Drupal
12 1 (0.13%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.13%) nginx
12 1 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.13%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.13%) TPMS
12 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 116 (15.22%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (2.89%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.84%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (1.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.39%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.26%) EPLAN
8 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 10 (1.31%) SAP S/4HANA
2 9 (1.18%) SAP CO
2 9 (1.18%) SAP FI
2 9 (1.18%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (0.79%) Social Studio
4 5 (0.66%) MetaTrader
5 4 (0.52%) SAP HCM
5 4 (0.52%) SAP HR
5 4 (0.52%) SAP SD
6 3 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.39%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.13%) Kondor
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.13%) SAP EWM
7 1 (0.13%) SAP Travel Management
7 1 (0.13%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.13%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.13%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 249 (32.68%) Azure
2 172 (22.57%) AWS
3 137 (17.98%) Microsoft 365
4 69 (9.06%) Power Platform
5 63 (8.27%) PaaS
6 53 (6.96%) Azure Active Directory
7 50 (6.56%) SaaS
8 47 (6.17%) PowerApps
9 43 (5.64%) OneDrive
10 42 (5.51%) GCP
11 41 (5.38%) Google Workspace
12 29 (3.81%) IaaS
13 22 (2.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 20 (2.62%) GitHub
15 18 (2.36%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 16 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
17 15 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
18 12 (1.57%) Amazon S3
18 12 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
19 11 (1.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 80 (10.50%) Firewall
2 57 (7.48%) DNS
3 48 (6.30%) WAN
4 47 (6.17%) DHCP
5 44 (5.77%) LAN
6 43 (5.64%) VPN
7 27 (3.54%) Internet
8 23 (3.02%) SAN
9 22 (2.89%) Wi-Fi
10 20 (2.62%) Cisco Nexus
10 20 (2.62%) Wireless
11 17 (2.23%) IPsec
11 17 (2.23%) TCP/IP
12 15 (1.97%) HTTP
13 14 (1.84%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (1.57%) Network Security
14 12 (1.57%) OSPF
14 12 (1.57%) VoIP
15 11 (1.44%) Multicast
15 11 (1.44%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (14.57%) SQL Server
2 50 (6.56%) MySQL
3 36 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
4 31 (4.07%) MongoDB
4 31 (4.07%) Power BI
5 30 (3.94%) NoSQL
6 24 (3.15%) Relational Database
7 19 (2.49%) Big Data
7 19 (2.49%) Redis
7 19 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (1.57%) MariaDB
10 11 (1.44%) BigQuery
10 11 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (1.44%) Looker
10 11 (1.44%) Tableau
11 7 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (0.79%) DB2
12 6 (0.79%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 65 (8.53%) Git (software)
2 52 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 51 (6.69%) Visual Studio
4 50 (6.56%) Jenkins
5 42 (5.51%) JIRA
6 21 (2.76%) JUnit
6 21 (2.76%) Selenium
7 17 (2.23%) Cucumber
8 16 (2.10%) Appium
9 14 (1.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 14 (1.84%) Calabash
9 14 (1.84%) JBehave
9 14 (1.84%) WatiN
9 14 (1.84%) WATIR
10 12 (1.57%) GitLab
10 12 (1.57%) TeamCity
11 11 (1.44%) Rational DOORS
11 11 (1.44%) Subversion
11 11 (1.44%) Visual Studio Code
12 10 (1.31%) Bitbucket
General
1 360 (47.24%) Social Skills
2 187 (24.54%) Finance
3 150 (19.69%) Analytical Skills
4 107 (14.04%) Marketing
5 80 (10.50%) Presentation Skills
6 54 (7.09%) Public Sector
7 40 (5.25%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 37 (4.86%) Local Government
9 28 (3.67%) Organisational Skills
10 24 (3.15%) Manufacturing
11 23 (3.02%) Legal
12 21 (2.76%) Games
13 19 (2.49%) Banking
14 18 (2.36%) Automotive
15 17 (2.23%) Advertising
16 16 (2.10%) Retail
17 14 (1.84%) Law
18 13 (1.71%) Electronics
18 13 (1.71%) Telecoms
19 9 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 113 (14.83%) Analyst
2 112 (14.70%) Developer
3 65 (8.53%) Architect
4 64 (8.40%) Consultant
5 58 (7.61%) .NET Developer
6 54 (7.09%) Business Analyst
7 46 (6.04%) IT Manager
8 44 (5.77%) Project Manager
9 33 (4.33%) IT Consultant
9 33 (4.33%) IT Project Manager
10 32 (4.20%) Product Manager
10 32 (4.20%) Service Delivery Consultant
11 27 (3.54%) Senior Developer
11 27 (3.54%) Systems Engineer
12 26 (3.41%) Network Engineer
13 25 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
14 24 (3.15%) Data Engineer
14 24 (3.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 24 (3.15%) Infrastructure Specialist
15 23 (3.02%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (11.55%) JSON
2 85 (11.15%) .NET
3 75 (9.84%) HTML
4 72 (9.45%) XML
5 52 (6.82%) CSS
6 51 (6.69%) jQuery
7 48 (6.30%) ASP.NET
7 48 (6.30%) HTML5
8 46 (6.04%) REST
9 44 (5.77%) React
9 44 (5.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 43 (5.64%) XSLT
11 39 (5.12%) ASP.NET MVC
12 37 (4.86%) AngularJS
13 34 (4.46%) Ajax
13 34 (4.46%) KnockoutJS
14 29 (3.81%) Web Services
15 21 (2.76%) .NET Core
15 21 (2.76%) Spring
16 18 (2.36%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 72 (9.45%) Self-Motivation
2 71 (9.32%) User Experience
3 39 (5.12%) Handset
4 37 (4.86%) Management Information System
5 31 (4.07%) Data Centre
6 24 (3.15%) Virtual Team
7 22 (2.89%) Public Cloud
8 17 (2.23%) Blockchain
9 15 (1.97%) Algorithms
10 13 (1.71%) IoT
11 12 (1.57%) PKI
11 12 (1.57%) Replication
12 10 (1.31%) ARM Cortex
12 10 (1.31%) Data Structures
12 10 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.31%) Reinsurance
13 9 (1.18%) Mobile App
14 8 (1.05%) Animation
14 8 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
15 6 (0.79%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 161 (21.13%) Windows
2 72 (9.45%) Linux
3 71 (9.32%) Windows Server
4 66 (8.66%) Windows 10
5 27 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (2.76%) Unix
7 20 (2.62%) Windows Server 2016
8 18 (2.36%) Ubuntu
9 15 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (1.84%) Windows Server 2019
11 10 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.66%) CentOS
12 5 (0.66%) SUSE
13 4 (0.52%) Android
13 4 (0.52%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.26%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.26%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.26%) VMS
14 2 (0.26%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (42.39%) Agile
2 212 (27.82%) Problem-Solving
3 158 (20.73%) DevOps
4 141 (18.50%) ITIL
5 115 (15.09%) Scrum
6 111 (14.57%) Project Management
7 100 (13.12%) Service Delivery
8 80 (10.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 77 (10.10%) Computer Science
10 69 (9.06%) Mentoring
10 69 (9.06%) Risk Management
11 65 (8.53%) Analytics
12 63 (8.27%) Time Management
13 62 (8.14%) MVC
14 61 (8.01%) ITSM
15 60 (7.87%) Continuous Improvement
16 57 (7.48%) Strategic Thinking
17 55 (7.22%) Change Management
18 53 (6.96%) Test Automation
19 52 (6.82%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 165 (21.65%) SQL
2 112 (14.70%) JavaScript
3 110 (14.44%) PowerShell
4 94 (12.34%) C#
5 74 (9.71%) Java
5 74 (9.71%) Python
6 16 (2.10%) C
6 16 (2.10%) PHP
6 16 (2.10%) VB
7 14 (1.84%) T-SQL
8 13 (1.71%) VBScript
9 10 (1.31%) Bash
10 7 (0.92%) TypeScript
11 5 (0.66%) C++
11 5 (0.66%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 5 (0.66%) Perl
12 4 (0.52%) ABAP
12 4 (0.52%) Go
13 3 (0.39%) Scala
14 2 (0.26%) ES6
Qualifications
1 136 (17.85%) Degree
2 54 (7.09%) Cisco Certification
3 49 (6.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 48 (6.30%) Security Cleared
5 46 (6.04%) Computer Science Degree
6 37 (4.86%) DBS Check
7 36 (4.72%) SC Cleared
8 28 (3.67%) ITIL Certification
9 22 (2.89%) CCNA
10 21 (2.76%) CCNP
11 20 (2.62%) CCIE
11 20 (2.62%) MCSE
12 18 (2.36%) Master's Degree
13 11 (1.44%) Sun Certification
14 10 (1.31%) PMI Certification
14 10 (1.31%) PMP
15 8 (1.05%) CCIE Routing and Switching
16 7 (0.92%) CISSP
16 7 (0.92%) ISTQB
17 6 (0.79%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.12%) QA
2 32 (4.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (2.76%) GDPR
3 21 (2.76%) SOC 2
4 18 (2.36%) Data Quality
5 14 (1.84%) SOC 1
6 13 (1.71%) SLA
7 8 (1.05%) NIST
7 8 (1.05%) PMO
8 6 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials
8 6 (0.79%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.66%) Accessibility
9 5 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 4 (0.52%) GRC
10 4 (0.52%) HIPAA
11 3 (0.39%) GxP
12 2 (0.26%) GMP
13 1 (0.13%) HL7
13 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 119 (15.62%) Active Directory
2 75 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (8.40%) Docker
4 61 (8.01%) VMware ESXi
5 49 (6.43%) Virtual Desktop
6 18 (2.36%) Hyper-V
7 15 (1.97%) XenApp
8 13 (1.71%) Firmware
9 8 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.66%) BitLocker
10 5 (0.66%) KVM
10 5 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.66%) VMware NSX
11 3 (0.39%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 3 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.26%) vSphere
13 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 52 (6.82%) Kubernetes
2 47 (6.17%) Ansible
3 36 (4.72%) Terraform
4 23 (3.02%) Puppet
5 20 (2.62%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 17 (2.23%) Microsoft Intune
7 14 (1.84%) FortiGate
8 13 (1.71%) IBM BigFix
8 13 (1.71%) SCCM
9 10 (1.31%) Single Sign-On
10 7 (0.92%) Nagios
10 7 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (0.79%) CASB
12 4 (0.52%) Check_MK
12 4 (0.52%) Galera Cluster
12 4 (0.52%) Grafana
12 4 (0.52%) HAProxy
13 3 (0.39%) Graylog
13 3 (0.39%) Rundeck
13 3 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 228 (29.92%) Microsoft
2 111 (14.57%) VMware
3 76 (9.97%) Google
4 73 (9.58%) Citrix
5 69 (9.06%) Cisco
6 39 (5.12%) Oracle
7 35 (4.59%) Salesforce.com
8 34 (4.46%) NEC
8 34 (4.46%) Northgate
9 27 (3.54%) F5
10 22 (2.89%) CheckPoint
10 22 (2.89%) Fortinet
10 22 (2.89%) IBM
10 22 (2.89%) SAP
11 18 (2.36%) Dell
12 15 (1.97%) Juniper
13 13 (1.71%) Aruba
13 13 (1.71%) HP
13 13 (1.71%) Trend Micro
14 12 (1.57%) Red Hat