Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Influencing Skills
England > London
6 months to
24 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 277 330 293
Rank change year-on-year +53 -37 +21
Permanent jobs citing Influencing Skills 486 284 663
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.21% 0.85% 1.15%
As % of the General category 1.98% 1.40% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 259 202 431
10th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £57,817 £55,000 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +8.00%
75th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
90th Percentile £117,500 £105,000 £102,500
England median annual salary £60,275 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.27% +8.33% +9.09%

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 24,536 20,279 35,912
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 61.07% 60.38% 62.30%
Number of salaries quoted 16,406 16,197 28,558
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £34,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £108,750 £100,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +55 86 £80,000 +30.08% 14
South London -6 12 £70,000 +21.74% 1
West London -4 10 £75,000 -6.25% 4
North London +21 1 £42,500 -
Influencing Skills
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 220 (45.27%) Social Skills
2 211 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (32.30%) Finance
4 133 (27.37%) Problem-Solving
5 89 (18.31%) Analytics
6 87 (17.90%) DevOps
6 87 (17.90%) Degree
7 86 (17.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 85 (17.49%) Project Management
9 80 (16.46%) Presentation Skills
10 74 (15.23%) SaaS
11 72 (14.81%) Azure
12 69 (14.20%) Change Management
12 69 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
13 68 (13.99%) SQL
14 66 (13.58%) Oracle
14 66 (13.58%) GCP
15 65 (13.37%) AWS
16 64 (13.17%) Migration
17 59 (12.14%) Python
18 56 (11.52%) User Experience
19 55 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
20 50 (10.29%) Java
20 50 (10.29%) Data Analysis
20 50 (10.29%) Software Engineering
20 50 (10.29%) Decision-Making
21 49 (10.08%) Coaching
21 49 (10.08%) JIRA
21 49 (10.08%) ERP
22 48 (9.88%) Business Analysis

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 14 (2.88%) Confluence
2 13 (2.67%) WebSphere
3 12 (2.47%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (2.47%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (1.44%) CMS
4 7 (1.44%) Drupal
5 6 (1.23%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.62%) Red Hat Fuse
7 3 (0.62%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.21%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 33 (6.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (3.91%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (2.06%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (1.65%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.82%) SPSS
7 3 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 30 (6.17%) Oracle ERP
2 12 (2.47%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (2.47%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 9 (1.85%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (0.82%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (0.82%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (0.82%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.82%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.62%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.21%) Magento
6 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.21%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.21%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.21%) SAP FI-AA
6 1 (0.21%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 74 (15.23%) SaaS
2 72 (14.81%) Azure
3 66 (13.58%) GCP
4 65 (13.37%) AWS
5 40 (8.23%) Serverless
6 28 (5.76%) PaaS
7 17 (3.50%) GitHub
7 17 (3.50%) Power Platform
8 12 (2.47%) Boomi
8 12 (2.47%) Firebase
8 12 (2.47%) Stackdriver
9 10 (2.06%) IaaS
10 9 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (1.44%) Microsoft 365
12 3 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.62%) Amazon GuardDuty
12 3 (0.62%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.41%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.26%) DNS
2 5 (1.03%) DHCP
2 5 (1.03%) Firewall
2 5 (1.03%) VPN
2 5 (1.03%) WAN
2 5 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (0.82%) Broadband
3 4 (0.82%) LAN
4 3 (0.62%) HTTP
5 2 (0.41%) Value-Added Service
6 1 (0.21%) Network Security
6 1 (0.21%) SD-WAN
6 1 (0.21%) SSL
6 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (7.61%) Tableau
2 32 (6.58%) NoSQL
3 31 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
4 29 (5.97%) SQL Server
5 27 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 25 (5.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 25 (5.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 24 (4.94%) MongoDB
8 18 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
9 17 (3.50%) BigQuery
9 17 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (3.29%) Big Data
10 16 (3.29%) Power BI
11 12 (2.47%) Oracle ODI
12 10 (2.06%) GIS
13 4 (0.82%) Amazon Redshift
13 4 (0.82%) MySQL
14 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 49 (10.08%) JIRA
2 34 (7.00%) Jenkins
3 25 (5.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 20 (4.12%) SonarQube
5 13 (2.67%) Oracle Forms
6 12 (2.47%) Oracle APEX
7 10 (2.06%) Git (software)
8 8 (1.65%) JUnit
9 5 (1.03%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.03%) Gatling
9 5 (1.03%) JMeter
9 5 (1.03%) Mockito
10 4 (0.82%) LoadRunner
10 4 (0.82%) Locust
10 4 (0.82%) REST Assured
10 4 (0.82%) Selenium
10 4 (0.82%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.82%) The Grinder
10 4 (0.82%) Xdebug
11 3 (0.62%) Maven
General
1 220 (45.27%) Social Skills
2 157 (32.30%) Finance
3 80 (16.46%) Presentation Skills
4 69 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
5 47 (9.67%) Retail
6 46 (9.47%) Marketing
7 37 (7.61%) Banking
8 27 (5.56%) Law
9 21 (4.32%) Legal
10 20 (4.12%) Organisational Skills
11 16 (3.29%) Public Sector
12 15 (3.09%) Telecoms
13 13 (2.67%) Games
14 11 (2.26%) Back Office
15 10 (2.06%) Documentation Skills
16 9 (1.85%) Billing
16 9 (1.85%) Investment Banking
17 7 (1.44%) General Ledger
17 7 (1.44%) Local Government
17 7 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 52 (10.70%) Consultant
2 51 (10.49%) Analyst
3 46 (9.47%) Architect
4 42 (8.64%) Project Manager
5 36 (7.41%) Technical Leader
6 20 (4.12%) Cloud Consultant
7 19 (3.91%) Oracle Consultant
8 17 (3.50%) Senior Analyst
9 16 (3.29%) Delivery Manager
9 16 (3.29%) Designer
10 15 (3.09%) Developer
10 15 (3.09%) Software Engineer
11 14 (2.88%) Business Analyst
11 14 (2.88%) IT Manager
11 14 (2.88%) Senior Manager
12 13 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
13 12 (2.47%) IT Project Manager
13 12 (2.47%) Oracle Technical Consultant
13 12 (2.47%) Principal Software Engineer
13 12 (2.47%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (6.17%) Web Services
2 25 (5.14%) Middleware
3 23 (4.73%) Node.js
4 20 (4.12%) OAuth
4 20 (4.12%) OAuth2
4 20 (4.12%) OpenID
5 16 (3.29%) XML
6 13 (2.67%) SOAP
7 12 (2.47%) XSLT
8 10 (2.06%) HTML
9 8 (1.65%) REST
9 8 (1.65%) WireMock
10 6 (1.23%) CSS
10 6 (1.23%) Spring
10 6 (1.23%) Spring Boot
11 5 (1.03%) Hibernate
12 4 (0.82%) .NET
12 4 (0.82%) HTML5
12 4 (0.82%) J2EE
12 4 (0.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 56 (11.52%) User Experience
2 28 (5.76%) Virtual Team
3 27 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
4 20 (4.12%) Management Information System
5 17 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (3.50%) PMI
6 14 (2.88%) Derivative
7 12 (2.47%) Data Centre
8 11 (2.26%) Cloud Native
9 10 (2.06%) Public Cloud
10 9 (1.85%) Social Media
11 8 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
11 8 (1.65%) Mobile App
12 7 (1.44%) Credit Risk
13 6 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (1.23%) New Media
13 6 (1.23%) NHS
14 4 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
14 4 (0.82%) Enterprise Cloud
14 4 (0.82%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 15 (3.09%) Linux
2 14 (2.88%) Windows
3 7 (1.44%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.82%) Ubuntu
5 3 (0.62%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.41%) Unix
7 1 (0.21%) Android
7 1 (0.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (27.37%) Problem-Solving
3 89 (18.31%) Analytics
4 87 (17.90%) DevOps
5 86 (17.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 85 (17.49%) Project Management
7 69 (14.20%) Change Management
8 64 (13.17%) Migration
9 55 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
10 50 (10.29%) Data Analysis
10 50 (10.29%) Decision-Making
10 50 (10.29%) Software Engineering
11 49 (10.08%) Coaching
11 49 (10.08%) ERP
12 48 (9.88%) Business Analysis
13 47 (9.67%) Project Delivery
14 45 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
15 42 (8.64%) Matrix Organization
15 42 (8.64%) Validation
16 39 (8.02%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 68 (13.99%) SQL
2 59 (12.14%) Python
3 50 (10.29%) Java
4 26 (5.35%) C#
4 26 (5.35%) PL/SQL
5 21 (4.32%) C++
6 14 (2.88%) R
7 12 (2.47%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.03%) C
9 4 (0.82%) PHP
9 4 (0.82%) Ruby
10 3 (0.62%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.62%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.21%) Java 8
11 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.21%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 87 (17.90%) Degree
2 47 (9.67%) Security Cleared
3 37 (7.61%) BPSS Clearance
4 33 (6.79%) Master's Degree
5 30 (6.17%) Oracle Certification
6 19 (3.91%) SC Cleared
7 17 (3.50%) PMI Certification
8 12 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
9 11 (2.26%) PMP
10 9 (1.85%) CISSP
11 8 (1.65%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 6 (1.23%) CISA
13 4 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
13 4 (0.82%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 4 (0.82%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
14 3 (0.62%) CISM
15 2 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.41%) MBA
15 2 (0.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (9.05%) GDPR
2 27 (5.56%) QA
3 16 (3.29%) Data Quality
4 10 (2.06%) Accessibility
5 9 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (1.85%) NIST
6 8 (1.65%) PMO
7 6 (1.23%) COBIT
8 5 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 5 (1.03%) ITGC
8 5 (1.03%) PCI DSS
8 5 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.82%) Basel III
9 4 (0.82%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.82%) MiFID
10 3 (0.62%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (0.62%) EMIR
11 2 (0.41%) ISO 31000
11 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 2 (0.41%) SOC 2
System Software
1 31 (6.38%) Docker
2 5 (1.03%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (6.38%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.03%) Terraform
3 3 (0.62%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.41%) Ansible
4 2 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.41%) Grafana
4 2 (0.41%) Kibana
5 1 (0.21%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (0.21%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.21%) PowerCLI
5 1 (0.21%) Puppet
5 1 (0.21%) SCCM
Vendors
1 66 (13.58%) Oracle
2 35 (7.20%) Salesforce.com
3 31 (6.38%) Google
3 31 (6.38%) Microsoft
4 15 (3.09%) MuleSoft
5 13 (2.67%) SAP
6 12 (2.47%) JD Edwards
6 12 (2.47%) PeopleSoft
7 9 (1.85%) Adobe
8 8 (1.65%) Workday
9 5 (1.03%) Okta
9 5 (1.03%) Pega
10 4 (0.82%) Dynatrace
10 4 (0.82%) Minitab
10 4 (0.82%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.82%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.62%) Murex
12 2 (0.41%) Alteryx
12 2 (0.41%) FireEye
12 2 (0.41%) Twitter