Period
to

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Social Skills over the 6 months to 18 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Social Skills (Interpersonal, Communication)
England > London
6 months to
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 4 5 7
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Social Skills 17,801 9,912 4,732
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 25.41% 21.47% 18.88%
As % of the General category 35.93% 34.43% 31.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8,152 5,867 3,584
10th Percentile £35,909 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £66,786 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.06% +3.85% +8.33%
75th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 49,545 28,792 15,022
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 70.73% 62.37% 59.93%
Number of salaries quoted 23,911 18,063 12,113
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £39,038
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 £112,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +9.52%

Social Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Social Skills in London

Social Skills
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Social Skills in London

Social Skills
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Social Skills in London over the 6 months to 18 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Social Skills in London

Social 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 Social Skills within the London region over the 6 months to 18 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 +4 1,932 £70,000 - 496
West London +4 480 £57,500 +15.00% 179
South London +2 364 £42,500 -11.40% 32
East London -2 190 £65,000 +30.00% 131
North London -3 58 £48,000 +52.38% 13
Social Skills
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for Social Skills.

1 7,106 (39.92%) Agile
2 5,616 (31.55%) Finance
3 4,161 (23.38%) Problem-Solving
4 3,816 (21.44%) SQL
5 3,689 (20.72%) AWS
6 3,549 (19.94%) Analytical Skills
7 3,410 (19.16%) Python
8 3,203 (17.99%) Degree
9 2,973 (16.70%) Azure
10 2,822 (15.85%) DevOps
11 2,816 (15.82%) Software Engineering
12 2,798 (15.72%) Analytics
13 2,736 (15.37%) JavaScript
14 2,512 (14.11%) Microsoft
15 2,437 (13.69%) Java
16 2,358 (13.25%) CI/CD
17 2,292 (12.88%) Marketing
18 2,126 (11.94%) Mentoring
19 2,080 (11.68%) User Experience
20 2,058 (11.56%) React
21 2,017 (11.33%) Project Management
22 1,968 (11.06%) Scrum
23 1,828 (10.27%) Git (software)
24 1,708 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
25 1,662 (9.34%) Microservices
26 1,615 (9.07%) Docker
27 1,612 (9.06%) Computer Science
28 1,594 (8.95%) C#
29 1,590 (8.93%) Data Science
30 1,580 (8.88%) Kubernetes

Social 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
1 488 (2.74%) Confluence
2 396 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 392 (2.20%) Apache Spark
4 302 (1.70%) CMS
5 227 (1.28%) Apache
6 182 (1.02%) Apache Airflow
7 138 (0.78%) IIS
8 122 (0.69%) SAS
9 100 (0.56%) Umbraco
10 66 (0.37%) MS Exchange
11 61 (0.34%) WordPress
12 59 (0.33%) Jupyter
13 57 (0.32%) nginx
14 41 (0.23%) WebSphere
15 36 (0.20%) Apache Pulsar
15 36 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
15 36 (0.20%) WebLogic
16 34 (0.19%) Tomcat
17 31 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
18 28 (0.16%) Drupal
Applications
1 930 (5.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 791 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
3 464 (2.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 297 (1.67%) Sketch
5 191 (1.07%) MS Visio
6 178 (1.00%) Photoshop
7 176 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
8 173 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 141 (0.79%) InVision
10 96 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
11 92 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
12 58 (0.33%) Zeplin
13 57 (0.32%) Adobe XD
14 50 (0.28%) Adobe After Effects
15 43 (0.24%) Maya
16 40 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
17 37 (0.21%) InDesign
18 34 (0.19%) Marvel
19 27 (0.15%) Stata
20 24 (0.13%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 115 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 75 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
3 42 (0.24%) Distributed Ledger
4 41 (0.23%) Magento
5 40 (0.22%) NetSuite
6 36 (0.20%) R3 Corda
6 36 (0.20%) Shopify
7 35 (0.20%) Fidessa
8 33 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 32 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
10 21 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
11 20 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
12 17 (0.096%) Oracle EBS
12 17 (0.096%) SAP GTS
13 16 (0.090%) SAP R/3
14 15 (0.084%) Remedy ITSM
15 14 (0.079%) Temenos T24
16 13 (0.073%) Ripple
16 13 (0.073%) Ripple XRP
16 13 (0.073%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3,689 (20.72%) AWS
2 2,973 (16.70%) Azure
3 1,303 (7.32%) GCP
4 1,036 (5.82%) SaaS
5 1,031 (5.79%) Power Platform
6 887 (4.98%) Microsoft 365
7 779 (4.38%) Serverless
8 540 (3.03%) Azure DevOps
9 535 (3.01%) GitHub
10 496 (2.79%) Figma
11 432 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
12 355 (1.99%) AWS Lambda
13 333 (1.87%) PaaS
14 305 (1.71%) Google Analytics
15 269 (1.51%) Amazon S3
16 248 (1.39%) IaaS
17 225 (1.26%) npm
18 213 (1.20%) Dynamics 365
19 205 (1.15%) Azure Service Bus
20 199 (1.12%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 359 (2.02%) Internet
2 356 (2.00%) Firewall
3 317 (1.78%) HTTP
4 248 (1.39%) DNS
5 227 (1.28%) TCP/IP
6 226 (1.27%) WAN
7 211 (1.19%) VPN
8 181 (1.02%) Network Security
9 168 (0.94%) LAN
10 154 (0.87%) DHCP
11 136 (0.76%) Broadband
12 131 (0.74%) VoIP
13 100 (0.56%) SD-WAN
14 94 (0.53%) BGP
15 85 (0.48%) Cisco Firepower
16 82 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
17 75 (0.42%) MPLS
18 73 (0.41%) VLAN
18 73 (0.41%) WebEx
19 72 (0.40%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,127 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 951 (5.34%) PostgreSQL
3 904 (5.08%) Power BI
4 808 (4.54%) Relational Database
5 681 (3.83%) MySQL
6 677 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
7 645 (3.62%) Big Data
8 644 (3.62%) NoSQL
9 604 (3.39%) Tableau
10 402 (2.26%) MongoDB
11 352 (1.98%) Data Lake
12 299 (1.68%) BigQuery
13 274 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
14 248 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 246 (1.38%) Hadoop
16 210 (1.18%) Redis
17 208 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
18 199 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 188 (1.06%) Looker
20 187 (1.05%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1,828 (10.27%) Git (software)
2 1,388 (7.80%) JIRA
3 881 (4.95%) Jenkins
4 375 (2.11%) webpack
5 364 (2.04%) GitLab
6 328 (1.84%) Cypress.io
7 289 (1.62%) Selenium
8 192 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
9 186 (1.04%) Cucumber
10 172 (0.97%) CircleCI
11 168 (0.94%) JUnit
12 160 (0.90%) Maven
13 156 (0.88%) TeamCity
14 154 (0.87%) Bitbucket
15 140 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
16 137 (0.77%) Mocha
17 134 (0.75%) Visual Studio
18 128 (0.72%) Postman
19 112 (0.63%) JMeter
20 105 (0.59%) Gradle
General
1 5,616 (31.55%) Finance
2 3,549 (19.94%) Analytical Skills
3 2,292 (12.88%) Marketing
4 1,492 (8.38%) Banking
5 1,490 (8.37%) Retail
6 1,346 (7.56%) Presentation Skills
7 1,182 (6.64%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 1,129 (6.34%) Games
9 812 (4.56%) Organisational Skills
10 807 (4.53%) Legal
11 639 (3.59%) Advertising
12 500 (2.81%) Public Sector
13 485 (2.72%) Influencing Skills
14 391 (2.20%) Law
15 368 (2.07%) Telecoms
16 317 (1.78%) Front Office
17 251 (1.41%) German Language
18 242 (1.36%) Financial Institution
19 214 (1.20%) Publishing
20 208 (1.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2,824 (15.86%) Developer
2 2,410 (13.54%) Analyst
3 1,285 (7.22%) Software Engineer
4 1,044 (5.86%) Architect
5 891 (5.01%) Senior Developer
6 719 (4.04%) Business Analyst
7 695 (3.90%) Consultant
8 589 (3.31%) Project Manager
9 526 (2.95%) Designer
10 501 (2.81%) Data Engineer
11 494 (2.78%) Product Manager
12 443 (2.49%) Senior Software Engineer
13 432 (2.43%) Senior Manager
14 419 (2.35%) DevOps Engineer
15 414 (2.33%) Data Analyst
16 409 (2.30%) Senior Analyst
17 405 (2.28%) Solutions Architect
18 389 (2.19%) Graduate
19 345 (1.94%) Software Developer
20 336 (1.89%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,058 (11.56%) React
2 1,523 (8.56%) HTML
3 1,430 (8.03%) .NET
4 1,417 (7.96%) CSS
5 1,415 (7.95%) Node.js
6 1,072 (6.02%) REST
7 723 (4.06%) Kafka
8 716 (4.02%) AngularJS
9 667 (3.75%) RESTful
10 571 (3.21%) Spring
11 465 (2.61%) JSON
12 451 (2.53%) Spring Boot
13 440 (2.47%) .NET Core
14 438 (2.46%) ASP.NET
15 437 (2.45%) Sass
16 434 (2.44%) HTML5
17 419 (2.35%) Web Services
18 400 (2.25%) Redux
19 374 (2.10%) GraphQL
20 352 (1.98%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 2,080 (11.68%) User Experience
2 1,235 (6.94%) Self-Motivation
3 786 (4.42%) Algorithms
4 644 (3.62%) Management Information System
5 622 (3.49%) Mobile App
6 496 (2.79%) Virtual Team
7 459 (2.58%) Cloud Native
8 454 (2.55%) Data Structures
9 372 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
10 358 (2.01%) Social Media
11 307 (1.72%) Public Cloud
12 303 (1.70%) Data Centre
13 300 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
14 288 (1.62%) Blog
15 235 (1.32%) Sports Betting
16 221 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 198 (1.11%) Analytical Mindset
18 183 (1.03%) Blockchain
19 161 (0.90%) Legacy Systems
20 157 (0.88%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1,349 (7.58%) Windows
2 1,252 (7.03%) Linux
3 634 (3.56%) Android
4 538 (3.02%) Apple iOS
5 381 (2.14%) Unix
6 354 (1.99%) Windows 10
7 287 (1.61%) Windows Server
8 128 (0.72%) Mac OS
9 82 (0.46%) Windows 7
10 68 (0.38%) CentOS
11 57 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
12 50 (0.28%) Windows Server 2016
13 48 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 48 (0.27%) Ubuntu
14 46 (0.26%) Mac OS X
15 28 (0.16%) VMS
16 26 (0.15%) Windows Server 2019
17 15 (0.084%) Windows 8
18 14 (0.079%) tvOS
19 12 (0.067%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7,106 (39.92%) Agile
2 4,161 (23.38%) Problem-Solving
3 2,822 (15.85%) DevOps
4 2,816 (15.82%) Software Engineering
5 2,798 (15.72%) Analytics
6 2,358 (13.25%) CI/CD
7 2,126 (11.94%) Mentoring
8 2,017 (11.33%) Project Management
9 1,968 (11.06%) Scrum
10 1,708 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
11 1,662 (9.34%) Microservices
12 1,612 (9.06%) Computer Science
13 1,590 (8.93%) Data Science
14 1,575 (8.85%) Test Automation
15 1,554 (8.73%) Business Intelligence
16 1,552 (8.72%) Coaching
17 1,478 (8.30%) Decision-Making
18 1,315 (7.39%) TDD
19 1,287 (7.23%) Fintech
20 1,258 (7.07%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 3,816 (21.44%) SQL
2 3,410 (19.16%) Python
3 2,736 (15.37%) JavaScript
4 2,437 (13.69%) Java
5 1,594 (8.95%) C#
6 1,160 (6.52%) TypeScript
7 571 (3.21%) R
8 533 (2.99%) C
9 511 (2.87%) C++
10 455 (2.56%) PowerShell
11 445 (2.50%) Kotlin
12 398 (2.24%) Go
13 394 (2.21%) Scala
14 382 (2.15%) Ruby
15 370 (2.08%) PHP
16 368 (2.07%) Bash
17 241 (1.35%) T-SQL
18 227 (1.28%) ES6
19 137 (0.77%) Apple Swift
20 105 (0.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3,203 (17.99%) Degree
2 671 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 461 (2.59%) Security Cleared
4 364 (2.04%) Master's Degree
5 337 (1.89%) SC Cleared
6 230 (1.29%) AWS Certification
6 230 (1.29%) CISSP
7 194 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 159 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
9 149 (0.84%) CISM
10 139 (0.78%) Azure Certification
11 138 (0.78%) PMI Certification
12 117 (0.66%) PhD
13 106 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
13 106 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
14 103 (0.58%) CISA
15 102 (0.57%) ISTQB
16 97 (0.54%) CCNP
17 79 (0.44%) CCNA
18 76 (0.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,473 (8.27%) QA
2 402 (2.26%) Accessibility
3 360 (2.02%) Data Quality
4 350 (1.97%) GDPR
5 283 (1.59%) PMO
6 245 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 236 (1.33%) SLA
8 127 (0.71%) NIST
9 78 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
10 76 (0.43%) PCI DSS
11 68 (0.38%) SOC 2
12 58 (0.33%) COBIT
13 45 (0.25%) Actionable Recommendations
14 40 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 39 (0.22%) GRC
16 38 (0.21%) SOC 1
17 32 (0.18%) NCSC
18 30 (0.17%) WCAG
19 25 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
20 24 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 1,615 (9.07%) Docker
2 762 (4.28%) Active Directory
3 205 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (0.28%) Hyper-V
5 41 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
6 39 (0.22%) vSphere
7 34 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
8 29 (0.16%) XenApp
9 27 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
9 27 (0.15%) VMware NSX
10 25 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
11 23 (0.13%) BitLocker
12 21 (0.12%) Firmware
13 15 (0.084%) Apache Flume
13 15 (0.084%) XenDesktop
14 10 (0.056%) Ceph
15 9 (0.051%) KVM
16 8 (0.045%) Embedded Firmware
16 8 (0.045%) LXC
16 8 (0.045%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1,580 (8.88%) Kubernetes
2 1,010 (5.67%) Terraform
3 440 (2.47%) Ansible
4 178 (1.00%) SCCM
5 150 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
6 144 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
7 136 (0.76%) Puppet
8 123 (0.69%) Prometheus
9 121 (0.68%) Grafana
10 113 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
11 90 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
12 89 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
13 57 (0.32%) Jamf Pro
14 54 (0.30%) Istio
15 53 (0.30%) Bugsnag
16 44 (0.25%) Kibana
17 42 (0.24%) ZABBIX
18 39 (0.22%) Opsgenie
19 31 (0.17%) logstash
19 31 (0.17%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2,512 (14.11%) Microsoft
2 1,328 (7.46%) Google
3 770 (4.33%) Salesforce.com
4 620 (3.48%) Oracle
5 580 (3.26%) Adobe
6 417 (2.34%) SAP
7 357 (2.01%) Apple
8 337 (1.89%) Cisco
9 264 (1.48%) VMware
10 241 (1.35%) Sun
11 220 (1.24%) Databricks
12 214 (1.20%) Citrix
13 162 (0.91%) IBM
14 151 (0.85%) ServiceNow
15 143 (0.80%) Alteryx
16 129 (0.72%) Xamarin
17 124 (0.70%) Splunk
18 111 (0.62%) Facebook
19 105 (0.59%) Bloomberg
20 102 (0.57%) Palo Alto