Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Social Skills (Interpersonal, Communication)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 3 6 4
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Social Skills 330 151 465
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 23.06% 22.98% 25.33%
As % of the General category 43.59% 43.27% 48.14%
Number of salaries quoted 204 94 254
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,075 £26,400
25th Percentile £40,544 £34,375 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +13.53% - -5.56%
75th Percentile £60,000 £54,688 £55,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £67,362
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 757 349 966
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 52.90% 53.12% 52.61%
Number of salaries quoted 491 220 602
10th Percentile £33,500 £31,925 £31,032
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - -5.26%
75th Percentile £62,750 £56,563 £56,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,162
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.18% +0.36%

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 15 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Social Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 128 (38.79%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (26.06%) Microsoft
3 79 (23.94%) Problem-Solving
4 77 (23.33%) Azure
5 59 (17.88%) AWS
6 57 (17.27%) Finance
7 55 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 54 (16.36%) SQL
9 52 (15.76%) Java
10 51 (15.45%) Python
11 47 (14.24%) C#
11 47 (14.24%) .NET
12 41 (12.42%) Business Intelligence
12 41 (12.42%) Stakeholder Management
13 39 (11.82%) Power Platform
14 37 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
14 37 (11.21%) HTML
15 36 (10.91%) Microsoft 365
16 34 (10.30%) JavaScript
16 34 (10.30%) User Experience
17 32 (9.70%) DevOps
17 32 (9.70%) XML
18 31 (9.39%) SQL Server
19 30 (9.09%) Windows
19 30 (9.09%) Software Engineering
19 30 (9.09%) Power BI
20 29 (8.79%) Test Automation
20 29 (8.79%) Linux
21 28 (8.48%) Analytics
21 28 (8.48%) Organisational Skills

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 22 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.55%) CMS
3 12 (3.64%) Apache
3 12 (3.64%) Sitecore CMS
4 11 (3.33%) Apache Spark
5 9 (2.73%) IIS
6 8 (2.42%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.52%) Confluence
7 5 (1.52%) SAS
8 2 (0.61%) Apache Airflow
8 2 (0.61%) nginx
8 2 (0.61%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (3.94%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.73%) Sketch
4 8 (2.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.82%) InVision
6 5 (1.52%) Stata
6 5 (1.52%) UserZoom
7 3 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.61%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.61%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.61%) InDesign
8 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.61%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.30%) Figma
9 1 (0.30%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.82%) Maximo
2 5 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.91%) Magento
5 2 (0.61%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.30%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 77 (23.33%) Azure
2 59 (17.88%) AWS
3 39 (11.82%) Power Platform
4 36 (10.91%) Microsoft 365
5 13 (3.94%) PowerApps
6 10 (3.03%) GitHub
7 9 (2.73%) Power Automate
8 8 (2.42%) Azure Data Factory
8 8 (2.42%) OneDrive
9 7 (2.12%) GCP
10 5 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 5 (1.52%) Miro
11 4 (1.21%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (1.21%) Azure Stack
11 4 (1.21%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 4 (1.21%) Google Analytics
11 4 (1.21%) IaaS
11 4 (1.21%) PaaS
12 3 (0.91%) Boomi
12 3 (0.91%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.64%) Firewall
2 10 (3.03%) DHCP
2 10 (3.03%) DNS
3 8 (2.42%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.52%) LAN
4 5 (1.52%) Wireless
5 4 (1.21%) MPLS
6 3 (0.91%) Broadband
7 2 (0.61%) ADSL
7 2 (0.61%) BGP
7 2 (0.61%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.61%) HTTP
7 2 (0.61%) Internet
7 2 (0.61%) IPv6
7 2 (0.61%) LTE
7 2 (0.61%) Network Security
7 2 (0.61%) OSPF
7 2 (0.61%) SAN
7 2 (0.61%) VPN
7 2 (0.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (9.39%) SQL Server
2 30 (9.09%) Power BI
3 24 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (3.94%) Hadoop
5 13 (3.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (3.64%) Big Data
7 11 (3.33%) Apache Hive
7 11 (3.33%) Relational Database
8 10 (3.03%) Tableau
9 9 (2.73%) Data Lake
9 9 (2.73%) MongoDB
9 9 (2.73%) Pentaho
10 8 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (2.12%) Metadata
12 6 (1.82%) Amazon Redshift
12 6 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (1.52%) Essbase
13 5 (1.52%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (1.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 20 (6.06%) JIRA
2 19 (5.76%) Git (software)
3 17 (5.15%) Visual Studio
4 13 (3.94%) Selenium
5 12 (3.64%) WebDriver
6 9 (2.73%) Postman
7 7 (2.12%) Appium
8 4 (1.21%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (1.21%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.21%) TestNG
8 4 (1.21%) Zephyr
9 2 (0.61%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.61%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.61%) Subversion
9 2 (0.61%) TestDirector
10 1 (0.30%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.30%) ER Studio
10 1 (0.30%) ERwin
10 1 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 57 (17.27%) Finance
2 37 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (8.48%) Organisational Skills
4 27 (8.18%) Presentation Skills
5 22 (6.67%) Documentation Skills
6 19 (5.76%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 19 (5.76%) Influencing Skills
7 15 (4.55%) Retail
8 13 (3.94%) Banking
8 13 (3.94%) Law
9 11 (3.33%) Public Sector
10 10 (3.03%) Marketing
11 8 (2.42%) Legal
12 7 (2.12%) Police
13 6 (1.82%) Electronics
14 5 (1.52%) Environmental Health
15 3 (0.91%) Advertising
15 3 (0.91%) Automotive
15 3 (0.91%) Telecoms
16 2 (0.61%) Military
Job Titles
1 79 (23.94%) Developer
2 35 (10.61%) Analyst
3 26 (7.88%) Architect
4 24 (7.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 18 (5.45%) .NET Developer
6 17 (5.15%) Designer
7 13 (3.94%) Project Manager
8 11 (3.33%) Data Engineer
8 11 (3.33%) Software Developer
8 11 (3.33%) Technical Trainer
8 11 (3.33%) Trainer
9 10 (3.03%) Data Architect
9 10 (3.03%) Java Developer
10 9 (2.73%) Administrator
10 9 (2.73%) DevOps Engineer
11 8 (2.42%) Business Developer
11 8 (2.42%) Salesforce Developer
11 8 (2.42%) Senior Developer
11 8 (2.42%) Software Engineer
11 8 (2.42%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (14.24%) .NET
2 37 (11.21%) HTML
3 32 (9.70%) XML
4 25 (7.58%) CSS
4 25 (7.58%) Kafka
5 14 (4.24%) ASP.NET
5 14 (4.24%) jQuery
6 13 (3.94%) JSON
6 13 (3.94%) REST
7 12 (3.64%) AngularJS
8 9 (2.73%) EDI
8 9 (2.73%) Spring
8 9 (2.73%) Web Services
9 8 (2.42%) React
9 8 (2.42%) Velocity
10 7 (2.12%) RESTful
10 7 (2.12%) Swagger
11 6 (1.82%) .NET Core
11 6 (1.82%) HTML5
11 6 (1.82%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.30%) User Experience
2 27 (8.18%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (5.15%) Hybrid Cloud
4 13 (3.94%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.03%) Driving Licence
6 6 (1.82%) Smart Meter
7 5 (1.52%) CCTV
7 5 (1.52%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.52%) PDA
8 4 (1.21%) Analogue Electronics
8 4 (1.21%) CESG
8 4 (1.21%) Fibre Optics
8 4 (1.21%) Legacy Systems
8 4 (1.21%) Optoelectronics
8 4 (1.21%) Verilog
8 4 (1.21%) VHDL
9 3 (0.91%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.91%) Podcast
9 3 (0.91%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 30 (9.09%) Windows
2 29 (8.79%) Linux
3 10 (3.03%) Unix
4 8 (2.42%) Windows 10
5 7 (2.12%) Android
5 7 (2.12%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.82%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.52%) Solaris
8 4 (1.21%) AIX
8 4 (1.21%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (38.79%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (23.94%) Problem-Solving
3 55 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 41 (12.42%) Business Intelligence
4 41 (12.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (9.70%) DevOps
6 30 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 29 (8.79%) Test Automation
8 28 (8.48%) Analytics
9 26 (7.88%) SDLC
9 26 (7.88%) Service Delivery
10 25 (7.58%) Line Management
10 25 (7.58%) Project Delivery
10 25 (7.58%) Project Management
11 23 (6.97%) Migration
12 21 (6.36%) Microservices
12 21 (6.36%) OOP
13 20 (6.06%) Cybersecurity
13 20 (6.06%) ITIL
14 19 (5.76%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 54 (16.36%) SQL
2 52 (15.76%) Java
3 51 (15.45%) Python
4 47 (14.24%) C#
5 34 (10.30%) JavaScript
6 24 (7.27%) T-SQL
7 18 (5.45%) PowerShell
8 13 (3.94%) R
9 12 (3.64%) Scala
10 11 (3.33%) C++
10 11 (3.33%) Ruby
11 9 (2.73%) MATLAB
12 8 (2.42%) PHP
12 8 (2.42%) PL/SQL
13 7 (2.12%) C
14 6 (1.82%) Apple Swift
14 6 (1.82%) Kotlin
14 6 (1.82%) Objective-C
15 5 (1.52%) Dart
15 5 (1.52%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 27 (8.18%) Degree
2 7 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.82%) ACCA
4 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.52%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.21%) Postgraduate
6 3 (0.91%) CCNA
6 3 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.91%) MCSA
6 3 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.61%) PhD
7 2 (0.61%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.30%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.30%) HNC
8 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.30%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (5.45%) SLA
3 16 (4.85%) GDPR
4 11 (3.33%) NIST
4 11 (3.33%) QA
5 9 (2.73%) Data Quality
6 7 (2.12%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (2.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 4 (1.21%) COBIT
7 4 (1.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 4 (1.21%) JSP 440
7 4 (1.21%) NCSC
7 4 (1.21%) NIST 800
8 3 (0.91%) PMO
9 2 (0.61%) Accessibility
9 2 (0.61%) ITGC
10 1 (0.30%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.30%) HL7
System Software
1 16 (4.85%) Docker
2 15 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.21%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (3.94%) Terraform
2 8 (2.42%) Ansible
3 7 (2.12%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.21%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.30%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (0.30%) Consul
5 1 (0.30%) Grafana
5 1 (0.30%) Istio
5 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.30%) Puppet
5 1 (0.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 86 (26.06%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.76%) Salesforce.com
3 18 (5.45%) Oracle
4 15 (4.55%) Google
4 15 (4.55%) Talend
5 12 (3.64%) Sitecore
6 10 (3.03%) VMware
7 8 (2.42%) Adobe
7 8 (2.42%) StreamSets
8 7 (2.12%) Cisco
8 7 (2.12%) Informatica
9 6 (1.82%) Splunk
10 5 (1.52%) Databricks
10 5 (1.52%) SAP
11 4 (1.21%) Cognizant
11 4 (1.21%) Dell
11 4 (1.21%) Netezza
11 4 (1.21%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.91%) ServiceNow
13 2 (0.61%) Alteryx