Period
to

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Influencing Skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Influencing Skills over the 6 months to 9 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Influencing Skills
England > London
6 months to
9 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 320 264 362
Rank change year-on-year -56 +98 -53
Permanent jobs citing Influencing Skills 925 615 200
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.27% 1.35% 0.74%
As % of the General category 1.80% 2.17% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 455 313 153
10th Percentile £45,000 £48,750 £45,250
25th Percentile £56,217 £61,250 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.33% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £95,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £118,750 £105,000
England median annual salary £59,526 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% -3.85% +8.33%

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 London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 51,494 28,339 16,221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 70.65% 62.26% 60.20%
Number of salaries quoted 24,128 17,940 13,068
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £38,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +7.69%
75th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £110,000 £111,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +0.88% +8.57%

Influencing Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Influencing Skills in London

Influencing Skills
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Influencing Skills in London

Influencing Skills
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Influencing Skills in London over the 6 months to 9 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Influencing Skills in London

Influencing Skills
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Influencing Skills within the London region over the 6 months to 9 August 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
Central London -34 126 £72,500 -16.43% 19
West London -10 37 £63,750 -15.00% 10
South London -30 18 £45,000 -35.71% 4
East London -31 16 £51,500 -26.43% 7
North London -24 4 £61,500 +49.09%
Influencing Skills
England

For the 6 months to 9 August 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 London region with a requirement for Influencing Skills.

1 521 (56.32%) Social Skills
2 465 (50.27%) Agile
3 336 (36.32%) Finance
4 221 (23.89%) Project Management
5 179 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 166 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
7 160 (17.30%) Problem-Solving
8 152 (16.43%) Decision-Making
9 129 (13.95%) Mentoring
9 129 (13.95%) Coaching
10 128 (13.84%) Degree
11 126 (13.62%) Python
11 126 (13.62%) Analytics
11 126 (13.62%) AWS
12 125 (13.51%) Microsoft
13 118 (12.76%) Marketing
14 117 (12.65%) SQL
15 115 (12.43%) User Experience
16 113 (12.22%) Azure
17 112 (12.11%) DevOps
18 111 (12.00%) Presentation Skills
19 109 (11.78%) Data Science
20 103 (11.14%) CI/CD
20 103 (11.14%) Continuous Improvement
20 103 (11.14%) Retail
21 100 (10.81%) SDLC
22 98 (10.59%) Banking
23 94 (10.16%) Change Management
23 94 (10.16%) Inclusion and Diversity
23 94 (10.16%) Project Delivery

Influencing Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (5.08%) Confluence
2 21 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 18 (1.95%) Apache Spark
4 12 (1.30%) Apache
4 12 (1.30%) CMS
5 11 (1.19%) Apache Synapse
6 10 (1.08%) Apache Airflow
7 6 (0.65%) Drupal
8 4 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (0.43%) SAS
9 2 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 47 (5.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 44 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (2.38%) Microsoft Project
4 21 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (2.27%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.08%) Sketch
6 9 (0.97%) Adobe After Effects
6 9 (0.97%) Adobe Premiere
6 9 (0.97%) CINEMA 4D
7 7 (0.76%) Adobe XD
8 3 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.32%) InVision
9 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.11%) SPSS
9 1 (0.11%) Stata
Business Applications
1 17 (1.84%) SAP S/4HANA
2 9 (0.97%) SAP PM
3 5 (0.54%) SAP CRM
3 5 (0.54%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.43%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.32%) FLEXCUBE
5 3 (0.32%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.22%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.11%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.11%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 126 (13.62%) AWS
2 113 (12.22%) Azure
3 70 (7.57%) GCP
4 49 (5.30%) Serverless
5 34 (3.68%) Power Platform
6 27 (2.92%) SaaS
7 22 (2.38%) Amazon S3
8 21 (2.27%) IaaS
9 20 (2.16%) AWS Lambda
10 19 (2.05%) PaaS
11 17 (1.84%) Microsoft 365
12 16 (1.73%) Azure Active Directory
13 14 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
14 12 (1.30%) Azure Cosmos DB
15 11 (1.19%) Azure DevOps
15 11 (1.19%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 11 (1.19%) Azure Machine Learning
15 11 (1.19%) Azure Synapse Analytics
15 11 (1.19%) Collibra
16 10 (1.08%) Figma
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.59%) Internet
2 20 (2.16%) Broadband
2 20 (2.16%) WAN
3 16 (1.73%) Network Security
3 16 (1.73%) VPN
4 12 (1.30%) SD-WAN
5 11 (1.19%) LAN
6 10 (1.08%) Wireless
7 4 (0.43%) Firewall
8 3 (0.32%) DNS
8 3 (0.32%) WLAN
9 1 (0.11%) DSL
9 1 (0.11%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.11%) FIX Connectivity
9 1 (0.11%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.11%) MPLS
9 1 (0.11%) S/MIME
9 1 (0.11%) SMDS
9 1 (0.11%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (8.00%) Big Data
2 40 (4.32%) SQL Server
3 34 (3.68%) NoSQL
4 33 (3.57%) Power BI
5 28 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (2.70%) Relational Database
7 23 (2.49%) Amazon Redshift
7 23 (2.49%) MongoDB
8 19 (2.05%) MySQL
9 14 (1.51%) Metadata
10 12 (1.30%) DynamoDB
11 11 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
12 10 (1.08%) Qlik Sense
12 10 (1.08%) QlikView
12 10 (1.08%) SAP HANA
12 10 (1.08%) Tableau
13 9 (0.97%) Amazon Athena
13 9 (0.97%) Data Lake
14 8 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 57 (6.16%) JIRA
2 20 (2.16%) Git (software)
3 17 (1.84%) Jenkins
4 11 (1.19%) Jasmine
4 11 (1.19%) Karma Test Runner
4 11 (1.19%) MLflow
5 10 (1.08%) SonarQube
6 9 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (0.54%) Cucumber
7 5 (0.54%) Selenium
8 4 (0.43%) ERwin
9 2 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.22%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.11%) MorphX
10 1 (0.11%) MSTest
10 1 (0.11%) NUnit
10 1 (0.11%) PowerDesigner
10 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio Coded UI
10 1 (0.11%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.11%) WinAutomation
General
1 521 (56.32%) Social Skills
2 336 (36.32%) Finance
3 166 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
4 118 (12.76%) Marketing
5 111 (12.00%) Presentation Skills
6 103 (11.14%) Retail
7 98 (10.59%) Banking
8 94 (10.16%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 82 (8.86%) Legal
10 77 (8.32%) Public Sector
11 60 (6.49%) Organisational Skills
12 46 (4.97%) Advertising
13 38 (4.11%) Games
14 32 (3.46%) Law
15 17 (1.84%) Financial Institution
15 17 (1.84%) Telecoms
16 16 (1.73%) Local Government
17 14 (1.51%) Automotive
17 14 (1.51%) Aviation
18 13 (1.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 147 (15.89%) Architect
2 92 (9.95%) Analyst
3 86 (9.30%) Project Manager
4 56 (6.05%) Business Analyst
4 56 (6.05%) Senior Manager
5 37 (4.00%) Consultant
5 37 (4.00%) Data Architect
6 34 (3.68%) Data Engineer
7 32 (3.46%) Programme Manager
8 31 (3.35%) User Experience Researcher
9 30 (3.24%) IT Manager
9 30 (3.24%) Security Architect
10 29 (3.14%) Product Manager
11 28 (3.03%) Delivery Manager
12 27 (2.92%) Service Manager
13 25 (2.70%) Developer
14 22 (2.38%) Service Delivery Manager
15 21 (2.27%) Data Scientist
15 21 (2.27%) Senior User Experience Researcher
15 21 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (5.51%) HTML
2 48 (5.19%) .NET
3 43 (4.65%) CSS
4 40 (4.32%) React
5 24 (2.59%) AngularJS
5 24 (2.59%) OAuth
5 24 (2.59%) OAuth2
5 24 (2.59%) OpenID
5 24 (2.59%) PySpark
6 20 (2.16%) ASP.NET
7 19 (2.05%) Node.js
8 17 (1.84%) Kafka
9 16 (1.73%) Ajax
9 16 (1.73%) LINQ
10 15 (1.62%) SAML
11 11 (1.19%) PyTorch
11 11 (1.19%) TensorFlow
11 11 (1.19%) XGBoost
12 9 (0.97%) Middleware
12 9 (0.97%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 115 (12.43%) User Experience
2 86 (9.30%) Self-Motivation
3 53 (5.73%) Virtual Team
4 47 (5.08%) Management Information System
5 43 (4.65%) Algorithms
6 27 (2.92%) Cloud Native
7 26 (2.81%) Blog
8 25 (2.70%) Digital Media
9 24 (2.59%) Social Media
10 22 (2.38%) Data Centre
11 20 (2.16%) Data Structures
12 17 (1.84%) Public Cloud
13 16 (1.73%) Mobile App
14 14 (1.51%) Educational Technology
15 13 (1.41%) IoT
15 13 (1.41%) Low-Code
16 11 (1.19%) PMI
17 10 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
18 9 (0.97%) Animation
18 9 (0.97%) Industry 4.0
Operating Systems
1 44 (4.76%) Windows
2 11 (1.19%) Unix
2 11 (1.19%) VMS
3 9 (0.97%) Linux
4 7 (0.76%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.43%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.32%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.22%) Android
8 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 465 (50.27%) Agile
2 221 (23.89%) Project Management
3 179 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 160 (17.30%) Problem-Solving
5 152 (16.43%) Decision-Making
6 129 (13.95%) Coaching
6 129 (13.95%) Mentoring
7 126 (13.62%) Analytics
8 112 (12.11%) DevOps
9 109 (11.78%) Data Science
10 103 (11.14%) CI/CD
10 103 (11.14%) Continuous Improvement
11 100 (10.81%) SDLC
12 94 (10.16%) Change Management
12 94 (10.16%) Project Delivery
13 91 (9.84%) Business Analysis
14 89 (9.62%) Product Roadmap
15 88 (9.51%) Scrum
16 85 (9.19%) Risk Management
17 81 (8.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 126 (13.62%) Python
2 117 (12.65%) SQL
3 63 (6.81%) JavaScript
4 39 (4.22%) C
5 35 (3.78%) Java
6 34 (3.68%) C#
7 17 (1.84%) Scala
8 11 (1.19%) C++
8 11 (1.19%) R
9 10 (1.08%) PHP
10 9 (0.97%) VB
11 8 (0.86%) TypeScript
12 4 (0.43%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.43%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.32%) Bash
14 2 (0.22%) Go
14 2 (0.22%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.22%) VBA
15 1 (0.11%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 128 (13.84%) Degree
2 42 (4.54%) PMI Certification
3 40 (4.32%) PMP
4 25 (2.70%) AWS Certification
4 25 (2.70%) Security Cleared
5 14 (1.51%) Master's Degree
5 14 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 13 (1.41%) SC Cleared
7 12 (1.30%) CISSP
8 11 (1.19%) APMP
8 11 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (1.08%) CCNP
10 9 (0.97%) CCIE
10 9 (0.97%) CISM
10 9 (0.97%) JNCIE
10 9 (0.97%) JNCIP
11 7 (0.76%) CISA
11 7 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (0.76%) TOGAF Certification
12 5 (0.54%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (6.49%) Data Quality
2 50 (5.41%) QA
3 48 (5.19%) GDPR
4 33 (3.57%) PMO
5 23 (2.49%) SLA
6 20 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 19 (2.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (1.08%) NIST
8 10 (1.08%) PCI DSS
9 9 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials
10 8 (0.86%) GRC
11 6 (0.65%) Accessibility
12 4 (0.43%) EMIR
12 4 (0.43%) IASME
12 4 (0.43%) ISO 20022
12 4 (0.43%) SEPA
12 4 (0.43%) SOC 2
13 2 (0.22%) Def Stans
14 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 50 (5.41%) Docker
2 20 (2.16%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 57 (6.16%) Kubernetes
2 11 (1.19%) Terraform
3 9 (0.97%) Ansible
4 6 (0.65%) Marathon
4 6 (0.65%) Mesos
4 6 (0.65%) SCCM
5 4 (0.43%) CSIRT
6 2 (0.22%) CASB
6 2 (0.22%) Jamf Pro
6 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.11%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 1 (0.11%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.11%) PaperCut
7 1 (0.11%) Puppet
7 1 (0.11%) SafeCom
7 1 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 125 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 38 (4.11%) SAP
3 29 (3.14%) Adobe
4 26 (2.81%) Oracle
5 24 (2.59%) Google
6 22 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
7 19 (2.05%) Zopa
8 18 (1.95%) Facebook
9 17 (1.84%) Atlassian
10 15 (1.62%) Cadence
11 12 (1.30%) Funding Circle
11 12 (1.30%) ServiceNow
12 11 (1.19%) Databricks
12 11 (1.19%) Sitecore
13 10 (1.08%) AppDynamics
13 10 (1.08%) Dynatrace
13 10 (1.08%) Splunk
14 8 (0.86%) Palo Alto
14 8 (0.86%) Pega
15 6 (0.65%) Planview