Period
to

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Influencing Skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Influencing Skills over the 6 months to 24 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Influencing Skills
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 220 267 308
Rank change year-on-year +47 +41 -47
Permanent jobs citing Influencing Skills 2,411 1,012 852
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.75% 1.24% 1.00%
As % of the General category 2.71% 2.27% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,192 627 556
10th Percentile £36,250 £40,417 £41,000
25th Percentile £45,525 £46,250 £47,594
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £63,000
Median % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £80,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £97,500
UK median annual salary £59,526 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -0.79% -4.00% +6.11%

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 England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 88,934 44,583 47,352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 64.53% 54.68% 55.33%
Number of salaries quoted 45,204 32,130 36,894
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,750
25th Percentile £43,000 £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%

Influencing Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Influencing Skills in England

Influencing Skills
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Influencing Skills in England

Influencing Skills
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Influencing Skills in England over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Influencing Skills in England

Influencing 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 Influencing Skills within the England region over the 6 months to 24 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 -6 973 £69,000 -1.43% 56
South East +25 391 £55,000 -5.98% 19
North of England +60 388 £55,000 +1.85% 23
Midlands +74 354 £46,111 -7.78% 29
West Midlands +77 296 £46,000 -6.12% 20
North West +65 235 £55,000 -4.42% 10
East of England -8 143 £47,500 +5.56% 16
South West +32 138 £60,000 -4.00% 12
Yorkshire +15 134 £58,750 +25.99% 10
East Midlands -1 59 £55,000 - 7
North East -18 25 £78,750 +73.67% 3
Influencing Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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 England region with a requirement for Influencing Skills.

1 1,503 (62.34%) Social Skills
2 1,103 (45.75%) Agile
3 697 (28.91%) Finance
4 644 (26.71%) Project Management
5 600 (24.89%) Degree
6 433 (17.96%) Analytical Skills
7 412 (17.09%) Problem-Solving
8 377 (15.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 347 (14.39%) Decision-Making
10 345 (14.31%) Coaching
11 327 (13.56%) Continuous Improvement
12 315 (13.07%) Analytics
13 310 (12.86%) SQL
14 300 (12.44%) Microsoft
15 292 (12.11%) Change Management
16 291 (12.07%) Marketing
17 286 (11.86%) Mentoring
18 280 (11.61%) DevOps
19 272 (11.28%) Retail
19 272 (11.28%) Business Analysis
20 264 (10.95%) Azure
21 244 (10.12%) Project Delivery
21 244 (10.12%) Inclusion and Diversity
22 241 (10.00%) AWS
23 239 (9.91%) Presentation Skills
24 222 (9.21%) Scrum
25 220 (9.12%) Risk Management
26 218 (9.04%) User Experience
27 209 (8.67%) Business Intelligence
28 203 (8.42%) ITIL

Influencing 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 80 (3.32%) Confluence
2 78 (3.24%) SharePoint
3 30 (1.24%) SAS
4 24 (1.00%) CMS
5 20 (0.83%) Apache Spark
6 15 (0.62%) Apache
7 12 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (0.46%) Apache Synapse
8 11 (0.46%) WordPress
9 9 (0.37%) Umbraco
10 8 (0.33%) Apache Airflow
11 7 (0.29%) MS Project Server
12 4 (0.17%) IIS
12 4 (0.17%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.12%) Drupal
14 2 (0.083%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.083%) nginx
15 1 (0.041%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 1 (0.041%) Oracle Workflow
15 1 (0.041%) WebSphere
Applications
1 159 (6.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 134 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
3 61 (2.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 58 (2.41%) MS Visio
5 44 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
6 29 (1.20%) Adobe After Effects
6 29 (1.20%) Adobe Premiere
6 29 (1.20%) CINEMA 4D
7 25 (1.04%) CATIA
8 16 (0.66%) Adobe XD
8 16 (0.66%) Sketch
9 12 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 12 (0.50%) InVision
9 12 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.21%) Campfire
11 4 (0.17%) OrCAD
12 3 (0.12%) Simulink
13 1 (0.041%) Photoshop
13 1 (0.041%) SPSS
13 1 (0.041%) Stata
Business Applications
1 18 (0.75%) SAP S/4HANA
2 16 (0.66%) Teamcenter
3 10 (0.41%) SAP CRM
3 10 (0.41%) SAP ERP
4 8 (0.33%) SAP BPC
5 6 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 6 (0.25%) ENOVIA
6 5 (0.21%) SAP CO
6 5 (0.21%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (0.21%) Sprinklr
7 4 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.12%) FLEXCUBE
8 3 (0.12%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.12%) SAP SD
8 3 (0.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 2 (0.083%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.083%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.041%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 264 (10.95%) Azure
2 241 (10.00%) AWS
3 151 (6.26%) Power Platform
4 99 (4.11%) GCP
5 84 (3.48%) Serverless
6 83 (3.44%) Microsoft 365
7 46 (1.91%) SaaS
8 42 (1.74%) IaaS
9 33 (1.37%) Amazon S3
10 32 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
11 31 (1.29%) AWS Lambda
11 31 (1.29%) PaaS
12 25 (1.04%) Smartsheet
13 24 (1.00%) OneDrive
14 23 (0.95%) PowerApps
15 22 (0.91%) Collibra
16 17 (0.71%) Azure Synapse Analytics
16 17 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
16 17 (0.71%) Snowflake
17 16 (0.66%) Figma
Communications & Networking
1 33 (1.37%) Firewall
2 27 (1.12%) Broadband
3 25 (1.04%) Internet
4 20 (0.83%) LAN
4 20 (0.83%) Network Security
4 20 (0.83%) VPN
5 19 (0.79%) WAN
6 18 (0.75%) WebEx
6 18 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
6 18 (0.75%) Wireless
7 15 (0.62%) ATM
8 14 (0.58%) Unified Communications
9 12 (0.50%) VoIP
10 8 (0.33%) DNS
10 8 (0.33%) Intranet
11 6 (0.25%) S/MIME
11 6 (0.25%) Software-Defined Networking
12 4 (0.17%) MPLS
12 4 (0.17%) SMS
12 4 (0.17%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (5.39%) Power BI
2 127 (5.27%) SQL Server
3 112 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
4 93 (3.86%) Relational Database
5 86 (3.57%) Big Data
6 53 (2.20%) NoSQL
7 46 (1.91%) Tableau
8 29 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
9 27 (1.12%) MongoDB
10 26 (1.08%) MySQL
11 23 (0.95%) Amazon Redshift
11 23 (0.95%) Data Lake
12 21 (0.87%) Metadata
12 21 (0.87%) RDBMS
13 19 (0.79%) QlikView
14 17 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
15 16 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 16 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
15 16 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 15 (0.62%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 128 (5.31%) JIRA
2 39 (1.62%) Git (software)
3 33 (1.37%) Jenkins
4 18 (0.75%) Rational DOORS
5 15 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 15 (0.62%) SonarQube
6 13 (0.54%) Jasmine
6 13 (0.54%) Karma Test Runner
7 11 (0.46%) ERwin
7 11 (0.46%) MLflow
7 11 (0.46%) Postman
8 7 (0.29%) Grunt
8 7 (0.29%) gulp
8 7 (0.29%) Maven
8 7 (0.29%) Selenium
9 6 (0.25%) webpack
10 5 (0.21%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.17%) Artifactory
12 2 (0.083%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (0.083%) WebDriver
General
1 1,503 (62.34%) Social Skills
2 697 (28.91%) Finance
3 433 (17.96%) Analytical Skills
4 291 (12.07%) Marketing
5 272 (11.28%) Retail
6 244 (10.12%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 239 (9.91%) Presentation Skills
8 200 (8.30%) Legal
9 189 (7.84%) Public Sector
10 188 (7.80%) Automotive
11 175 (7.26%) Organisational Skills
12 140 (5.81%) Banking
13 79 (3.28%) Aviation
14 78 (3.24%) Law
15 64 (2.65%) Pharmaceutical
16 59 (2.45%) Manufacturing
17 57 (2.36%) Telecoms
18 54 (2.24%) Billing
19 52 (2.16%) Advertising
20 46 (1.91%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 402 (16.67%) Analyst
2 253 (10.49%) Architect
3 195 (8.09%) Project Manager
4 187 (7.76%) Business Analyst
5 150 (6.22%) Senior Manager
6 92 (3.82%) IT Manager
7 82 (3.40%) Senior Analyst
8 80 (3.32%) Solutions Architect
9 77 (3.19%) Developer
10 71 (2.94%) Service Manager
11 65 (2.70%) Data Manager
11 65 (2.70%) Delivery Manager
12 58 (2.41%) Data Analyst
12 58 (2.41%) IT Analyst
13 57 (2.36%) Software Engineer
14 51 (2.12%) Product Manager
15 50 (2.07%) Data Architect
15 50 (2.07%) IT Project Manager
16 45 (1.87%) Data Engineer
16 45 (1.87%) Service Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (4.40%) HTML
2 98 (4.06%) CSS
3 97 (4.02%) .NET
4 60 (2.49%) Web Services
5 56 (2.32%) React
6 54 (2.24%) Ajax
6 54 (2.24%) LINQ
7 50 (2.07%) .NET Framework
8 49 (2.03%) ASP.NET Web API
8 49 (2.03%) XML
9 48 (1.99%) jQuery
10 47 (1.95%) Entity Framework
10 47 (1.95%) Kendo UI
10 47 (1.95%) Razor View Engine
10 47 (1.95%) WCF
11 38 (1.58%) Node.js
12 31 (1.29%) Middleware
13 25 (1.04%) OAuth
13 25 (1.04%) OAuth2
13 25 (1.04%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 218 (9.04%) User Experience
2 161 (6.68%) Virtual Team
3 158 (6.55%) Self-Motivation
4 140 (5.81%) Management Information System
5 68 (2.82%) Algorithms
6 58 (2.41%) Social Media
7 37 (1.53%) Cloud Native
7 37 (1.53%) Data Centre
8 32 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
9 30 (1.24%) Blog
10 29 (1.20%) Animation
10 29 (1.20%) Mobile App
11 26 (1.08%) Analytical Mindset
12 24 (1.00%) Driving Licence
13 22 (0.91%) Data Structures
13 22 (0.91%) PMI
14 21 (0.87%) Cyber Defence
14 21 (0.87%) Life Science
15 20 (0.83%) Cyberattack
15 20 (0.83%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 85 (3.53%) Windows
2 33 (1.37%) Windows 10
3 24 (1.00%) Linux
4 15 (0.62%) Apple iOS
5 11 (0.46%) Unix
5 11 (0.46%) VMS
6 10 (0.41%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.33%) Android
7 8 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.29%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.083%) CentOS
10 1 (0.041%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.041%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.041%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,103 (45.75%) Agile
2 644 (26.71%) Project Management
3 412 (17.09%) Problem-Solving
4 377 (15.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 347 (14.39%) Decision-Making
6 345 (14.31%) Coaching
7 327 (13.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 315 (13.07%) Analytics
9 292 (12.11%) Change Management
10 286 (11.86%) Mentoring
11 280 (11.61%) DevOps
12 272 (11.28%) Business Analysis
13 244 (10.12%) Project Delivery
14 222 (9.21%) Scrum
15 220 (9.12%) Risk Management
16 209 (8.67%) Business Intelligence
17 203 (8.42%) ITIL
18 202 (8.38%) SDLC
19 185 (7.67%) Service Delivery
19 185 (7.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 310 (12.86%) SQL
2 175 (7.26%) Python
3 135 (5.60%) C
4 127 (5.27%) JavaScript
5 88 (3.65%) C#
6 58 (2.41%) Java
7 57 (2.36%) TypeScript
8 52 (2.16%) T-SQL
9 33 (1.37%) R
10 32 (1.33%) C++
10 32 (1.33%) PowerShell
11 22 (0.91%) Scala
12 20 (0.83%) Bash
13 19 (0.79%) PHP
14 15 (0.62%) PL/SQL
15 14 (0.58%) MATLAB
16 9 (0.37%) VB
17 7 (0.29%) Korn
17 7 (0.29%) Shell Script
18 6 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 600 (24.89%) Degree
2 132 (5.47%) Security Cleared
3 110 (4.56%) SC Cleared
4 66 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 58 (2.41%) DBS Check
6 49 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 47 (1.95%) PMI Certification
8 32 (1.33%) PMP
9 31 (1.29%) Master's Degree
10 30 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
11 27 (1.12%) CISSP
12 19 (0.79%) AWS Certification
13 18 (0.75%) CRISC
14 15 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
15 14 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 12 (0.50%) DV Cleared
17 11 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
18 10 (0.41%) CISA
19 9 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
19 9 (0.37%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (4.73%) Data Quality
2 100 (4.15%) QA
3 89 (3.69%) GDPR
4 71 (2.94%) SLA
5 66 (2.74%) PMO
6 40 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 33 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 31 (1.29%) COBIT
9 24 (1.00%) GRC
10 14 (0.58%) PCI DSS
11 13 (0.54%) Actionable Recommendations
12 11 (0.46%) NIST
13 8 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 8 (0.33%) Solvency II
14 6 (0.25%) Accessibility
14 6 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
15 5 (0.21%) ISO 22301
15 5 (0.21%) P3O
16 4 (0.17%) EMIR
16 4 (0.17%) GxP
System Software
1 66 (2.74%) Docker
2 61 (2.53%) Active Directory
3 57 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.17%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.083%) Firmware
6 2 (0.083%) vSphere
7 1 (0.041%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.041%) HDFS
7 1 (0.041%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.041%) PowerDNS
7 1 (0.041%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 84 (3.48%) Kubernetes
2 28 (1.16%) Terraform
3 25 (1.04%) Ansible
4 12 (0.50%) Istio
5 10 (0.41%) Puppet
6 7 (0.29%) Jamf Pro
7 6 (0.25%) CASB
7 6 (0.25%) CloudForms
8 5 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.17%) CSIRT
9 4 (0.17%) SCCM
10 2 (0.083%) Marathon
10 2 (0.083%) Mesos
11 1 (0.041%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 1 (0.041%) Control-M
11 1 (0.041%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.041%) QRadar
11 1 (0.041%) SCOM
Vendors
1 300 (12.44%) Microsoft
2 79 (3.28%) SAP
3 76 (3.15%) NEC
4 75 (3.11%) Northgate
5 63 (2.61%) VMware
6 56 (2.32%) Adobe
6 56 (2.32%) Oracle
7 54 (2.24%) Google
8 47 (1.95%) Twitter
9 41 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
10 28 (1.16%) Atlassian
11 25 (1.04%) Cadence
12 24 (1.00%) Facebook
13 23 (0.95%) ServiceNow
14 20 (0.83%) Citrix
15 19 (0.79%) Cognos
16 18 (0.75%) Databricks
16 18 (0.75%) Dell
17 16 (0.66%) Cisco
18 14 (0.58%) Apple