Period
to 28 September 2021

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 28 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Influencing Skills
England > London
6 months to
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 273 352 331
Rank change year-on-year +79 -21 -15
Permanent jobs citing Influencing Skills 651 114 520
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.32% 0.58% 0.94%
As % of the General category 2.11% 0.98% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 334 91 362
10th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £46,093
25th Percentile £60,313 £60,000 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% +12.00%
75th Percentile £100,000 £97,500 £92,500
90th Percentile £118,750 £120,000 £110,000
England median annual salary £60,275 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -3.56% +4.17% +9.59%

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 30,809 11,618 33,972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 62.44% 58.88% 61.43%
Number of salaries quoted 19,277 9,574 26,865
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £34,436
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +5.69%
75th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £83,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £115,000 £101,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year - +8.49% +3.92%

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 28 September 2021.

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 28 September 2021. 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
Job
Vacancies
Central London +35 122 £78,516 +26.48% 16
West London -59 19 £60,500 -28.82% 8
South London -12 8 £67,500 +10.20% 3
East London - 4 £70,000 - 4
North London -10 2 £40,000 -5.88%
Influencing Skills
England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2021, 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.

1 302 (46.39%) Social Skills
2 284 (43.63%) Agile Software Development
3 241 (37.02%) Finance
4 187 (28.73%) Problem-Solving
5 151 (23.20%) Presentation Skills
6 137 (21.04%) Degree
7 108 (16.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 108 (16.59%) Analytical Skills
8 106 (16.28%) DevOps
9 103 (15.82%) GCP
9 103 (15.82%) Project Management
10 102 (15.67%) Analytics
11 97 (14.90%) Python
11 97 (14.90%) Business Analysis
12 96 (14.75%) Azure
13 94 (14.44%) Software Engineering
14 90 (13.82%) AWS
15 86 (13.21%) Java
16 84 (12.90%) JIRA
17 79 (12.14%) Oracle
18 78 (11.98%) Validation
19 76 (11.67%) Coaching
20 75 (11.52%) Strategic Roadmap
21 73 (11.21%) Decision-Making
22 72 (11.06%) User Experience
22 72 (11.06%) Jenkins
23 71 (10.91%) Docker
23 71 (10.91%) GDPR
24 70 (10.75%) Kubernetes
25 69 (10.60%) NoSQL

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 32 (4.92%) Confluence
2 8 (1.23%) Drupal
3 7 (1.08%) WebSphere
4 6 (0.92%) CMS
5 5 (0.77%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (0.46%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.31%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.15%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.15%) IIS
9 1 (0.15%) SAS
9 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (3.69%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (1.08%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.61%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.54%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (0.92%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (0.77%) SAP CRM
4 4 (0.61%) Magento
4 4 (0.61%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (0.61%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (0.61%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 4 (0.61%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.31%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.31%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.31%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.15%) Changepoint
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 103 (15.82%) GCP
2 96 (14.75%) Azure
3 90 (13.82%) AWS
4 62 (9.52%) Serverless
5 49 (7.53%) SaaS
6 23 (3.53%) Power Platform
7 19 (2.92%) GitHub
7 19 (2.92%) PaaS
8 14 (2.15%) Collibra
9 11 (1.69%) Firebase
9 11 (1.69%) Stackdriver
10 8 (1.23%) OpenShift
11 6 (0.92%) Google Data Studio
11 6 (0.92%) IaaS
12 5 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.61%) Boomi
13 4 (0.61%) Microsoft 365
13 4 (0.61%) Oracle Service Cloud
14 2 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
14 2 (0.31%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.15%) Broadband
1 14 (2.15%) DNS
2 9 (1.38%) DHCP
3 8 (1.23%) Firewall
4 5 (0.77%) VPN
5 4 (0.61%) Network Security
5 4 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.46%) SD-WAN
6 3 (0.46%) SSL
6 3 (0.46%) WAN
6 3 (0.46%) Wireless
7 2 (0.31%) Internet
7 2 (0.31%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.15%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.15%) HTTP
8 1 (0.15%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.15%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (10.60%) NoSQL
2 55 (8.45%) Relational Database
3 54 (8.29%) PostgreSQL
3 54 (8.29%) SQL Server
4 51 (7.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 50 (7.68%) MongoDB
6 49 (7.53%) Tableau
7 22 (3.38%) Power BI
8 21 (3.23%) Big Data
9 20 (3.07%) BigQuery
10 18 (2.76%) Qlik Sense
11 14 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (2.15%) QlikView
12 13 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
13 10 (1.54%) GIS
13 10 (1.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 5 (0.77%) Data Lake
15 4 (0.61%) Metadata
15 4 (0.61%) Oracle ODI
16 3 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 84 (12.90%) JIRA
2 72 (11.06%) Jenkins
3 51 (7.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 45 (6.91%) SonarQube
5 19 (2.92%) JUnit
6 16 (2.46%) Mockito
7 10 (1.54%) Rational DOORS
8 8 (1.23%) Git (software)
9 6 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.61%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (0.61%) Selenium
11 3 (0.46%) Maven
11 3 (0.46%) REST Assured
11 3 (0.46%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.31%) CircleCI
12 2 (0.31%) webpack
13 1 (0.15%) Artifactory
13 1 (0.15%) gulp
13 1 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 302 (46.39%) Social Skills
2 241 (37.02%) Finance
3 151 (23.20%) Presentation Skills
4 108 (16.59%) Analytical Skills
5 67 (10.29%) Marketing
6 63 (9.68%) Retail
7 39 (5.99%) Banking
8 28 (4.30%) Games
9 26 (3.99%) Organisational Skills
10 25 (3.84%) Law
11 22 (3.38%) Legal
12 21 (3.23%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 15 (2.30%) Telecoms
14 10 (1.54%) Military
14 10 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (1.23%) Back Office
15 8 (1.23%) Public Sector
16 7 (1.08%) Advertising
16 7 (1.08%) Billing
16 7 (1.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (13.36%) Analyst
2 54 (8.29%) Consultant
2 54 (8.29%) Technical Leader
3 48 (7.37%) Project Manager
4 34 (5.22%) Business Analyst
5 30 (4.61%) Architect
6 26 (3.99%) Developer
6 26 (3.99%) Senior Analyst
7 22 (3.38%) Delivery Manager
8 21 (3.23%) Digital Project Manager
8 21 (3.23%) Software Engineer
9 20 (3.07%) Senior Manager
10 19 (2.92%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 18 (2.76%) Applications Manager
11 18 (2.76%) Engineering Manager
12 17 (2.61%) Applications Project Manager
13 16 (2.46%) Product Manager
14 15 (2.30%) Data Business Analyst
14 15 (2.30%) Designer
14 15 (2.30%) Product Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (7.68%) Node.js
2 44 (6.76%) OAuth
2 44 (6.76%) OAuth2
2 44 (6.76%) OpenID
3 27 (4.15%) Web Services
4 24 (3.69%) Spring
5 21 (3.23%) SOAP
6 19 (2.92%) Spring Boot
6 19 (2.92%) WireMock
7 16 (2.46%) Hibernate
8 12 (1.84%) Middleware
9 8 (1.23%) HTML
10 7 (1.08%) CSS
10 7 (1.08%) Velocity
10 7 (1.08%) XML
11 6 (0.92%) HTML5
12 5 (0.77%) OLE
12 5 (0.77%) React
12 5 (0.77%) REST
13 4 (0.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 72 (11.06%) User Experience
2 38 (5.84%) Self-Motivation
3 36 (5.53%) Virtual Team
4 24 (3.69%) Enterprise Software
5 23 (3.53%) Management Information System
6 21 (3.23%) Social Media
7 20 (3.07%) Cloud Native
8 14 (2.15%) Public Cloud
9 13 (2.00%) Derivative
10 11 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (1.08%) Credit Risk
11 7 (1.08%) Data Centre
11 7 (1.08%) Enterprise Cloud
11 7 (1.08%) PMI
12 6 (0.92%) Digital Media
12 6 (0.92%) Marketing Technology
12 6 (0.92%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.61%) NHS
13 4 (0.61%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 20 (3.07%) Windows
2 10 (1.54%) Linux
3 9 (1.38%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.61%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.61%) Unix
5 2 (0.31%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (43.63%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (28.73%) Problem-Solving
3 108 (16.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 106 (16.28%) DevOps
5 103 (15.82%) Project Management
6 102 (15.67%) Analytics
7 97 (14.90%) Business Analysis
8 94 (14.44%) Software Engineering
9 78 (11.98%) Validation
10 76 (11.67%) Coaching
11 75 (11.52%) Strategic Roadmap
12 73 (11.21%) Decision-Making
13 68 (10.45%) Change Management
14 65 (9.98%) Project Delivery
15 64 (9.83%) Business Case
15 64 (9.83%) Migration
15 64 (9.83%) Technical Leadership
16 63 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
16 63 (9.68%) Matrix Organization
16 63 (9.68%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 97 (14.90%) Python
2 86 (13.21%) Java
3 68 (10.45%) SQL
4 57 (8.76%) C#
5 49 (7.53%) C++
6 24 (3.69%) R
7 14 (2.15%) C
7 14 (2.15%) JavaScript
8 10 (1.54%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.46%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.31%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.15%) ABAP
11 1 (0.15%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.15%) Java 8
11 1 (0.15%) PHP
11 1 (0.15%) RPG
11 1 (0.15%) Scala
11 1 (0.15%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 137 (21.04%) Degree
2 59 (9.06%) Master's Degree
3 40 (6.14%) Security Cleared
4 22 (3.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 20 (3.07%) CISSP
6 17 (2.61%) SC Cleared
7 13 (2.00%) CISM
8 11 (1.69%) Oracle Certification
8 11 (1.69%) PMI Certification
8 11 (1.69%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 8 (1.23%) CISA
9 8 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (1.23%) PMP
10 6 (0.92%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 6 (0.92%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 4 (0.61%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 4 (0.61%) CIMA
11 4 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.61%) CRISC
11 4 (0.61%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (10.91%) GDPR
2 60 (9.22%) QA
3 20 (3.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (2.46%) Data Quality
5 12 (1.84%) PMO
6 10 (1.54%) Accessibility
6 10 (1.54%) Def Stans
6 10 (1.54%) ITGC
7 9 (1.38%) NIST
7 9 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (1.08%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.92%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 6 (0.92%) SLA
10 4 (0.61%) Basel III
10 4 (0.61%) GRC
11 3 (0.46%) ISO 31000
12 2 (0.31%) NCSC
12 2 (0.31%) NIST 800
12 2 (0.31%) SOC 2
System Software
1 71 (10.91%) Docker
2 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 70 (10.75%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.61%) Ansible
2 4 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.31%) Terraform
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 79 (12.14%) Oracle
2 54 (8.29%) Google
3 45 (6.91%) Salesforce.com
4 31 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 25 (3.84%) SAP
6 14 (2.15%) Adobe
7 13 (2.00%) Pega
8 10 (1.54%) EMC
9 7 (1.08%) Workday
10 6 (0.92%) Sitecore
11 4 (0.61%) hybris
11 4 (0.61%) JD Edwards
11 4 (0.61%) Marketo
11 4 (0.61%) Minitab
11 4 (0.61%) MuleSoft
11 4 (0.61%) PeopleSoft
11 4 (0.61%) Tealium
12 3 (0.46%) Alteryx
12 3 (0.46%) LexisNexis
12 3 (0.46%) OneTrust