Period
to 31 July 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Social Skills over the 6 months to 31 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Social Skills (Interpersonal, Communication)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
31 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 4 9 4
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Social Skills 291 160 451
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 20.52% 17.43% 24.12%
As % of the General category 40.59% 38.37% 45.33%
Number of salaries quoted 192 99 284
10th Percentile £29,250 £29,200 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £40,750 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +16.56% -4.12% -5.56%
75th Percentile £57,813 £52,625 £52,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,250 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%

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 Glasgow with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 717 417 995
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 50.56% 45.42% 53.21%
Number of salaries quoted 452 270 683
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,038 £29,400
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £34,543
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - -6.25%
75th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £68,900
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Social Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Social Skills as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Social Skills in Glasgow

Social Skills
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Social Skills in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Social Skills in Glasgow

Social Skills
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing Social Skills in Glasgow over the 6 months to 31 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Social Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 July 2021, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Social Skills.

1 129 (44.33%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (23.37%) Azure
3 65 (22.34%) SQL
4 60 (20.62%) Microsoft
5 51 (17.53%) Problem-Solving
6 48 (16.49%) C#
6 48 (16.49%) Java
7 45 (15.46%) Finance
8 43 (14.78%) Mentoring
9 42 (14.43%) Python
10 41 (14.09%) .NET
11 39 (13.40%) AWS
11 39 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
12 38 (13.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 37 (12.71%) User Experience
14 36 (12.37%) JavaScript
14 36 (12.37%) HTML
15 35 (12.03%) Business Intelligence
16 33 (11.34%) SQL Server
17 32 (11.00%) CSS
17 32 (11.00%) Information Security
17 32 (11.00%) Degree
17 32 (11.00%) Self-Motivation
18 30 (10.31%) Power Platform
19 28 (9.62%) Kafka
20 26 (8.93%) Presentation Skills
20 26 (8.93%) Influencing Skills
21 25 (8.59%) Project Management
21 25 (8.59%) Microsoft Excel
21 25 (8.59%) Linux

Social Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 17 (5.84%) Apache
1 17 (5.84%) IIS
2 16 (5.50%) Apache Spark
3 11 (3.78%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.72%) Confluence
4 5 (1.72%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.72%) SAS
5 4 (1.37%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.03%) nginx
7 2 (0.69%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (0.69%) CMS
7 2 (0.69%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.34%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (8.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (2.41%) Sketch
3 6 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (1.72%) Stata
5 4 (1.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (1.03%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (1.03%) Adobe Premiere
6 3 (1.03%) InDesign
6 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (1.03%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.34%) InVision
7 1 (0.34%) Marvel
7 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.34%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 6 (2.06%) Maximo
2 4 (1.37%) Magento
3 2 (0.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 68 (23.37%) Azure
2 39 (13.40%) AWS
3 30 (10.31%) Power Platform
4 16 (5.50%) Microsoft 365
5 7 (2.41%) GCP
5 7 (2.41%) OneDrive
5 7 (2.41%) PowerApps
6 6 (2.06%) GitHub
7 5 (1.72%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 5 (1.72%) Power Automate
8 4 (1.37%) Azure Stack
9 3 (1.03%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (1.03%) Boomi
9 3 (1.03%) Google Workspace
9 3 (1.03%) SaaS
10 2 (0.69%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.69%) Yammer
11 1 (0.34%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 1 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.12%) Firewall
2 6 (2.06%) DHCP
2 6 (2.06%) DNS
3 5 (1.72%) LAN
3 5 (1.72%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.37%) WAN
4 4 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.03%) SAN
5 3 (1.03%) VoIP
6 2 (0.69%) CTI
6 2 (0.69%) PBX
6 2 (0.69%) SMTP
6 2 (0.69%) SSL
6 2 (0.69%) VPN
6 2 (0.69%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.34%) HTTP
7 1 (0.34%) PABX
7 1 (0.34%) SSH
7 1 (0.34%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (11.34%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.90%) Power BI
3 18 (6.19%) Big Data
4 16 (5.50%) Hadoop
5 15 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (4.81%) Apache Hive
6 14 (4.81%) Tableau
7 12 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (4.12%) Pentaho
7 12 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (3.44%) MongoDB
8 10 (3.44%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (2.06%) Amazon Redshift
10 6 (2.06%) Redis
11 5 (1.72%) Data Lake
11 5 (1.72%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.37%) MySQL
12 4 (1.37%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 20 (6.87%) Visual Studio
2 11 (3.78%) JIRA
3 10 (3.44%) Git (software)
4 9 (3.09%) Selenium
5 8 (2.75%) WebDriver
6 6 (2.06%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.72%) Postman
8 4 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (1.37%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.37%) TestNG
9 3 (1.03%) Appium
10 2 (0.69%) Ant
10 2 (0.69%) Babel
10 2 (0.69%) REST Assured
10 2 (0.69%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.69%) TestDirector
10 2 (0.69%) webpack
10 2 (0.69%) WinDbg
10 2 (0.69%) Zephyr
General
1 45 (15.46%) Finance
2 39 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (8.93%) Influencing Skills
3 26 (8.93%) Presentation Skills
4 22 (7.56%) Organisational Skills
5 17 (5.84%) Documentation Skills
5 17 (5.84%) Law
6 16 (5.50%) Retail
7 13 (4.47%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 13 (4.47%) Marketing
8 12 (4.12%) Banking
9 9 (3.09%) Public Sector
10 8 (2.75%) Legal
11 6 (2.06%) Automotive
11 6 (2.06%) Manufacturing
12 5 (1.72%) Environmental Health
12 5 (1.72%) Telecoms
13 3 (1.03%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.69%) Games
14 2 (0.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 73 (25.09%) Developer
2 33 (11.34%) Analyst
3 28 (9.62%) Architect
4 25 (8.59%) .NET Developer
5 18 (6.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 16 (5.50%) Security Architect
7 15 (5.15%) Designer
8 14 (4.81%) Technical Trainer
8 14 (4.81%) Trainer
9 12 (4.12%) Project Manager
10 11 (3.78%) Software Developer
11 10 (3.44%) Administrator
12 9 (3.09%) Senior Developer
13 8 (2.75%) Business Analyst
13 8 (2.75%) Software Engineer
14 7 (2.41%) Systems Engineer
15 6 (2.06%) C# Developer
15 6 (2.06%) Consultant
15 6 (2.06%) Data Analyst
15 6 (2.06%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (14.09%) .NET
2 36 (12.37%) HTML
3 32 (11.00%) CSS
4 28 (9.62%) Kafka
5 23 (7.90%) XML
6 22 (7.56%) ASP.NET
7 21 (7.22%) jQuery
8 17 (5.84%) HTML5
9 16 (5.50%) REST
10 15 (5.15%) EDI
11 9 (3.09%) AngularJS
11 9 (3.09%) React
11 9 (3.09%) Spring
11 9 (3.09%) Web Services
12 8 (2.75%) .NET Core
13 7 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (1.72%) Ajax
14 5 (1.72%) Node.js
15 4 (1.37%) Django
15 4 (1.37%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.71%) User Experience
2 32 (11.00%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (5.15%) CESG
4 9 (3.09%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.06%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.06%) PDA
7 5 (1.72%) CCTV
7 5 (1.72%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.37%) Legacy Systems
9 3 (1.03%) e-Health
9 3 (1.03%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (0.69%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.69%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.69%) PKI
10 2 (0.69%) Podcast
10 2 (0.69%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (8.59%) Linux
2 19 (6.53%) Windows
3 10 (3.44%) Unix
4 9 (3.09%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.37%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.03%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.03%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.69%) Solaris
7 2 (0.69%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.34%) Android
8 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (44.33%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (17.53%) Problem-Solving
3 43 (14.78%) Mentoring
4 35 (12.03%) Business Intelligence
5 32 (11.00%) Information Security
6 25 (8.59%) OOP
6 25 (8.59%) Project Management
6 25 (8.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (8.25%) Migration
8 23 (7.90%) Line Management
8 23 (7.90%) Service Delivery
8 23 (7.90%) Test Automation
9 22 (7.56%) Collaborative Working
9 22 (7.56%) Microservices
10 21 (7.22%) DevOps
11 20 (6.87%) SDLC
11 20 (6.87%) Software Engineering
11 20 (6.87%) User Stories
12 19 (6.53%) Data Integration
12 19 (6.53%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (22.34%) SQL
2 48 (16.49%) C#
2 48 (16.49%) Java
3 42 (14.43%) Python
4 36 (12.37%) JavaScript
5 22 (7.56%) T-SQL
6 14 (4.81%) PowerShell
7 9 (3.09%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.72%) R
8 5 (1.72%) VBA
9 4 (1.37%) C++
9 4 (1.37%) PHP
9 4 (1.37%) Ruby
9 4 (1.37%) Scala
10 3 (1.03%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.03%) C
10 3 (1.03%) Korn
11 2 (0.69%) Java 8
11 2 (0.69%) Perl
11 2 (0.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 32 (11.00%) Degree
2 9 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.06%) ACCA
4 5 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.03%) APMP
5 3 (1.03%) PhD
5 3 (1.03%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.03%) PMP
5 3 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.03%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.69%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.69%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.34%) CCNA
7 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.34%) HNC
7 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.34%) MCSA
7 1 (0.34%) MCSE
7 1 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (13.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (5.50%) QA
3 15 (5.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 15 (5.15%) JSP 440
3 15 (5.15%) NCSC
3 15 (5.15%) SLA
4 10 (3.44%) Data Quality
5 6 (2.06%) NIST
6 5 (1.72%) COBIT
6 5 (1.72%) NIST 800
7 4 (1.37%) GDPR
7 4 (1.37%) PMO
8 3 (1.03%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.69%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 11 (3.78%) Docker
2 9 (3.09%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.03%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (2.41%) Terraform
2 6 (2.06%) Ansible
3 3 (1.03%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.69%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.34%) Consul
5 1 (0.34%) Istio
5 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.34%) Puppet
5 1 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 60 (20.62%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.15%) Oracle
3 14 (4.81%) Google
4 13 (4.47%) Talend
5 10 (3.44%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (2.75%) StreamSets
7 6 (2.06%) Cisco
7 6 (2.06%) VMware
8 5 (1.72%) Informatica
8 5 (1.72%) SAP
8 5 (1.72%) Splunk
9 4 (1.37%) Adobe
9 4 (1.37%) Alteryx
9 4 (1.37%) Databricks
9 4 (1.37%) Dell
10 3 (1.03%) Meraki
11 2 (0.69%) Cognizant
11 2 (0.69%) EMC
11 2 (0.69%) Palo Alto
11 2 (0.69%) Sybase