Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Influencing Skills
England > London
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 281 345 353
Rank change year-on-year +64 +8 -68
Permanent jobs citing Influencing Skills 663 168 430
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.30% 0.70% 0.84%
As % of the General category 2.07% 1.21% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 375 111 309
10th Percentile £41,525 £46,250 £41,250
25th Percentile £56,250 £55,364 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £97,500 £80,625 £95,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £97,500 £105,000
England median annual salary £61,650 £58,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +5.38% -2.50% +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 32,022 13,888 31,473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 62.71% 57.77% 61.31%
Number of salaries quoted 20,377 11,596 24,815
10th Percentile £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £108,750 £106,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +49 112 £70,000 -2.44% 40
West London -40 28 £62,500 -26.47% 11
South London -1 22 £62,000 +43.26% 1
North London -4 15 £40,000 - 1
East London - 15 £71,250 - 11
Influencing Skills
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 414 (62.44%) Social Skills
2 295 (44.49%) Agile Software Development
3 216 (32.58%) Finance
4 171 (25.79%) Problem-Solving
5 128 (19.31%) Analytical Skills
6 123 (18.55%) Decision-Making
7 121 (18.25%) Project Management
8 112 (16.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 101 (15.23%) Degree
9 101 (15.23%) Presentation Skills
10 89 (13.42%) Change Management
10 89 (13.42%) Coaching
11 86 (12.97%) User Experience
12 82 (12.37%) Artificial Intelligence
13 80 (12.07%) DevOps
14 78 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
14 78 (11.76%) Collaborative Working
15 77 (11.61%) Azure
16 75 (11.31%) Validation
17 73 (11.01%) Requirements Gathering
18 69 (10.41%) Software Engineering
19 67 (10.11%) Marketing
19 67 (10.11%) Data Modelling
20 66 (9.95%) Legal
21 65 (9.80%) Mentoring
22 64 (9.65%) AWS
23 63 (9.50%) Python
24 62 (9.35%) Business Analysis
24 62 (9.35%) Machine Learning
25 60 (9.05%) SQL

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 31 (4.68%) Confluence
2 15 (2.26%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.06%) CMS
4 5 (0.75%) Apache Spark
4 5 (0.75%) Drupal
5 4 (0.60%) IBM Domino
6 3 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.30%) IIS
7 2 (0.30%) WordPress
8 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.15%) SAS
Applications
1 33 (4.98%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (2.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.51%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (0.90%) Adobe XD
5 6 (0.90%) InVision
5 6 (0.90%) Sketch
6 5 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (2.26%) SAP S/4HANA
2 10 (1.51%) SAP CRM
3 5 (0.75%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.75%) SAP SD
4 4 (0.60%) Magento
4 4 (0.60%) Shopify
5 3 (0.45%) Workday HCM
6 2 (0.30%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.15%) Changepoint
7 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.15%) SAP CAR
7 1 (0.15%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.15%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
7 1 (0.15%) SAP MDG
7 1 (0.15%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 77 (11.61%) Azure
2 64 (9.65%) AWS
3 53 (7.99%) GCP
4 36 (5.43%) Power Platform
5 35 (5.28%) Serverless
6 30 (4.52%) SaaS
7 22 (3.32%) Microsoft 365
8 11 (1.66%) Collibra
8 11 (1.66%) PaaS
9 10 (1.51%) OneDrive
9 10 (1.51%) OpenShift
9 10 (1.51%) PowerApps
10 9 (1.36%) Azure Active Directory
10 9 (1.36%) Smartsheet
11 8 (1.21%) Snowflake
12 6 (0.90%) Figma
12 6 (0.90%) Google Data Studio
12 6 (0.90%) IaaS
13 5 (0.75%) Oracle Service Cloud
14 4 (0.60%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.26%) Firewall
2 14 (2.11%) Broadband
3 9 (1.36%) WebEx
4 7 (1.06%) Network Security
4 7 (1.06%) VPN
5 5 (0.75%) Unified Communications
5 5 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.60%) Ethernet
6 4 (0.60%) LAN
6 4 (0.60%) WLAN
7 3 (0.45%) DNS
7 3 (0.45%) DWDM
7 3 (0.45%) MPLS
7 3 (0.45%) S/MIME
7 3 (0.45%) WAN
8 2 (0.30%) Internet
8 2 (0.30%) SD-WAN
9 1 (0.15%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.15%) RTMP
9 1 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (4.83%) NoSQL
2 30 (4.52%) SQL Server
3 29 (4.37%) Tableau
4 27 (4.07%) Power BI
5 26 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (3.92%) Relational Database
6 25 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
7 24 (3.62%) MongoDB
8 23 (3.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 17 (2.56%) Qlik Sense
10 14 (2.11%) Big Data
11 10 (1.51%) BigQuery
11 10 (1.51%) Metadata
11 10 (1.51%) QlikView
12 7 (1.06%) Data Lake
12 7 (1.06%) SAP BW
13 6 (0.90%) Data Vault
14 5 (0.75%) Hadoop
15 4 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 58 (8.75%) JIRA
2 38 (5.73%) Jenkins
3 23 (3.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 22 (3.32%) SonarQube
5 12 (1.81%) JUnit
6 9 (1.36%) Mockito
7 4 (0.60%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.60%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (0.60%) Selenium
7 4 (0.60%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.45%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.45%) Maven
8 3 (0.45%) REST Assured
9 2 (0.30%) Artifactory
9 2 (0.30%) CircleCI
9 2 (0.30%) Grunt
9 2 (0.30%) gulp
9 2 (0.30%) webpack
10 1 (0.15%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 414 (62.44%) Social Skills
2 216 (32.58%) Finance
3 128 (19.31%) Analytical Skills
4 101 (15.23%) Presentation Skills
5 67 (10.11%) Marketing
6 66 (9.95%) Legal
7 59 (8.90%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 56 (8.45%) Retail
9 32 (4.83%) Military
10 26 (3.92%) Banking
10 26 (3.92%) Organisational Skills
11 24 (3.62%) Law
12 21 (3.17%) Games
13 16 (2.41%) Advertising
14 11 (1.66%) Public Sector
15 9 (1.36%) Back Office
16 7 (1.06%) Telecoms
17 6 (0.90%) Public Speaking
18 4 (0.60%) Investment Banking
18 4 (0.60%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 56 (8.45%) Analyst
2 53 (7.99%) Architect
3 47 (7.09%) Data Manager
4 38 (5.73%) Project Manager
5 36 (5.43%) Consultant
6 32 (4.83%) Business Analyst
7 26 (3.92%) Delivery Manager
8 25 (3.77%) Technical Leader
9 24 (3.62%) Developer
10 22 (3.32%) Senior Manager
11 21 (3.17%) Enterprise Architect
12 19 (2.87%) Data Architect
12 19 (2.87%) Product Manager
13 16 (2.41%) Applications Manager
13 16 (2.41%) Applications Project Manager
14 15 (2.26%) SAP Consultant
14 15 (2.26%) Software Engineer
15 14 (2.11%) Service Delivery Manager
15 14 (2.11%) Service Manager
15 14 (2.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.92%) Node.js
2 21 (3.17%) OAuth
2 21 (3.17%) OAuth2
2 21 (3.17%) OpenID
3 20 (3.02%) Spring
4 16 (2.41%) Spring Boot
5 14 (2.11%) React
6 13 (1.96%) SOAP
7 11 (1.66%) HTML
7 11 (1.66%) Web Services
7 11 (1.66%) WireMock
8 9 (1.36%) CSS
9 8 (1.21%) Hibernate
9 8 (1.21%) Velocity
10 6 (0.90%) REST
10 6 (0.90%) RESTful
11 5 (0.75%) .NET
11 5 (0.75%) OLE
12 4 (0.60%) Middleware
12 4 (0.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 86 (12.97%) User Experience
2 31 (4.68%) Management Information System
2 31 (4.68%) Social Media
3 30 (4.52%) Self-Motivation
3 30 (4.52%) Virtual Team
4 15 (2.26%) Cyberthreat
5 14 (2.11%) Mobile App
6 13 (1.96%) Cloud Native
6 13 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (1.66%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.36%) FMCG
8 9 (1.36%) Public Cloud
9 8 (1.21%) Analytical Mindset
9 8 (1.21%) Digital Media
9 8 (1.21%) Learning Management System
9 8 (1.21%) Reference Data
10 6 (0.90%) Blog
10 6 (0.90%) Enterprise Cloud
10 6 (0.90%) Taxonomies
11 5 (0.75%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 17 (2.56%) Windows
2 10 (1.51%) Windows 10
3 6 (0.90%) Apple iOS
4 5 (0.75%) Linux
5 3 (0.45%) Android
5 3 (0.45%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (44.49%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (25.79%) Problem-Solving
3 123 (18.55%) Decision-Making
4 121 (18.25%) Project Management
5 112 (16.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 89 (13.42%) Change Management
6 89 (13.42%) Coaching
7 82 (12.37%) Artificial Intelligence
8 80 (12.07%) DevOps
9 78 (11.76%) Collaborative Working
9 78 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 75 (11.31%) Validation
11 73 (11.01%) Requirements Gathering
12 69 (10.41%) Software Engineering
13 67 (10.11%) Data Modelling
14 65 (9.80%) Mentoring
15 62 (9.35%) Business Analysis
15 62 (9.35%) Machine Learning
16 60 (9.05%) Scrum
17 58 (8.75%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 63 (9.50%) Python
2 60 (9.05%) SQL
3 57 (8.60%) Java
4 32 (4.83%) C#
5 24 (3.62%) C++
6 22 (3.32%) C
7 21 (3.17%) JavaScript
8 9 (1.36%) R
9 7 (1.06%) PHP
10 5 (0.75%) Scala
10 5 (0.75%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.60%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.45%) Bash
12 3 (0.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 3 (0.45%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.45%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.30%) Java 8
13 2 (0.30%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.15%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.15%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 101 (15.23%) Degree
2 26 (3.92%) Master's Degree
3 25 (3.77%) Security Cleared
4 21 (3.17%) CISSP
5 13 (1.96%) CISM
6 10 (1.51%) CISA
6 10 (1.51%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.21%) PMI Certification
8 7 (1.06%) PMP
9 6 (0.90%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 6 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.75%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 5 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.75%) TOGAF Certification
11 4 (0.60%) CRISC
11 4 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.45%) ACTC
12 3 (0.45%) CCSP
12 3 (0.45%) MCSA
12 3 (0.45%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.64%) QA
2 43 (6.49%) GDPR
3 20 (3.02%) Data Quality
4 18 (2.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (2.26%) SLA
6 10 (1.51%) GRC
7 9 (1.36%) NIST
7 9 (1.36%) PMO
8 7 (1.06%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (0.75%) Accessibility
9 5 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 5 (0.75%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.60%) Def Stans
11 3 (0.45%) NIST 800
12 2 (0.30%) COBIT
12 2 (0.30%) IFRS
12 2 (0.30%) PSD2
12 2 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.30%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.15%) ITGC
System Software
1 36 (5.43%) Docker
2 16 (2.41%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 39 (5.88%) Kubernetes
2 6 (0.90%) Ansible
3 3 (0.45%) CASB
3 3 (0.45%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (0.45%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.30%) SCCM
4 2 (0.30%) Terraform
5 1 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 52 (7.84%) Microsoft
2 44 (6.64%) SAP
3 42 (6.33%) Oracle
4 38 (5.73%) Twitter
5 33 (4.98%) Google
6 29 (4.37%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (2.26%) Adobe
8 13 (1.96%) VMware
9 12 (1.81%) Workday
10 11 (1.66%) Citrix
10 11 (1.66%) Pega
11 10 (1.51%) Zuora
12 8 (1.21%) Atlassian
13 6 (0.90%) Apple
13 6 (0.90%) Ariba
14 5 (0.75%) hybris
14 5 (0.75%) Sitecore
15 4 (0.60%) Databricks
15 4 (0.60%) LexisNexis
15 4 (0.60%) Xerox