Period
to 27 January 2022

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

Social Skills (Interpersonal, Communication)
England > London
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 4 9 4
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5 0
Permanent jobs citing Social Skills 11,918 4,460 10,653
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 23.18% 18.28% 20.92%
As % of the General category 36.88% 31.63% 34.08%
Number of salaries quoted 7,175 3,598 7,866
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,194 £30,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £48,750 £41,954
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
75th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%

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 32,320 14,102 31,259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 62.86% 57.81% 61.38%
Number of salaries quoted 20,658 11,776 24,636
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 £106,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 27 January 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 27 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 +1 1,256 £65,000 +4.00% 690
West London +10 500 £50,000 -6.98% 279
South London +19 299 £50,000 -13.04% 43
East London 0 172 £50,992 +34.19% 199
North London +10 67 £40,000 -3.03% 19
Social Skills
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 4,060 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
2 3,523 (29.56%) Finance
3 2,606 (21.87%) Problem-Solving
4 2,092 (17.55%) SQL
5 2,064 (17.32%) AWS
6 2,032 (17.05%) Degree
7 1,961 (16.45%) Azure
8 1,957 (16.42%) Python
9 1,900 (15.94%) JavaScript
10 1,898 (15.93%) Analytical Skills
11 1,886 (15.82%) Java
12 1,713 (14.37%) DevOps
13 1,603 (13.45%) Microsoft
14 1,538 (12.90%) Analytics
15 1,509 (12.66%) Software Engineering
16 1,380 (11.58%) CI/CD
17 1,368 (11.48%) Project Management
17 1,368 (11.48%) React
18 1,356 (11.38%) Computer Science
19 1,262 (10.59%) Mentoring
20 1,232 (10.34%) Docker
21 1,190 (9.98%) Kubernetes
22 1,121 (9.41%) Windows
23 1,116 (9.36%) Microservices
24 1,090 (9.15%) C#
25 1,074 (9.01%) Scrum
26 1,073 (9.00%) User Experience
27 1,018 (8.54%) HTML
28 998 (8.37%) Stakeholder Management
29 974 (8.17%) Git (software)

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
1 311 (2.61%) Confluence
2 259 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 222 (1.86%) Apache Spark
4 221 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
5 184 (1.54%) Apache
6 183 (1.54%) CMS
7 119 (1.00%) IIS
8 107 (0.90%) SAS
9 70 (0.59%) Apache Airflow
10 67 (0.56%) nginx
11 64 (0.54%) MS Exchange
11 64 (0.54%) uWSGI
11 64 (0.54%) WordPress
12 33 (0.28%) Drupal
13 25 (0.21%) Ethereum
13 25 (0.21%) Tomcat
14 22 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
15 20 (0.17%) Apache Pig
15 20 (0.17%) Mendix
16 19 (0.16%) Appian
Applications
1 568 (4.77%) Microsoft Office
2 490 (4.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 251 (2.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 119 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 103 (0.86%) Sketch
6 88 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
7 71 (0.60%) InVision
8 56 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
9 52 (0.44%) Photoshop
10 44 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
11 38 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 32 (0.27%) Adobe XD
13 19 (0.16%) Zeplin
14 11 (0.092%) Acrobat
14 11 (0.092%) Adobe After Effects
15 10 (0.084%) InDesign
16 9 (0.076%) Stata
17 8 (0.067%) AutoCAD
18 7 (0.059%) Chatbot
19 6 (0.050%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 97 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 56 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 48 (0.40%) NetSuite
4 43 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
5 40 (0.34%) Magento
6 26 (0.22%) Shopify
7 25 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
8 23 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
9 22 (0.18%) Sentinel
10 19 (0.16%) Workday HCM
11 18 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
11 18 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
12 17 (0.14%) FastStats
12 17 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
12 17 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
13 16 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
13 16 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
14 12 (0.10%) SAP APO
14 12 (0.10%) SAP BPC
15 11 (0.092%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 2,064 (17.32%) AWS
2 1,961 (16.45%) Azure
3 865 (7.26%) GCP
4 760 (6.38%) Microsoft 365
5 757 (6.35%) SaaS
6 539 (4.52%) Power Platform
7 458 (3.84%) Serverless
8 292 (2.45%) GitHub
9 221 (1.85%) PaaS
10 192 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
11 169 (1.42%) IaaS
12 161 (1.35%) Dynamics 365
13 148 (1.24%) npm
14 140 (1.17%) Azure Active Directory
15 135 (1.13%) OpenShift
16 134 (1.12%) Figma
17 121 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
17 121 (1.02%) Snowflake
18 116 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
19 115 (0.96%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 378 (3.17%) Firewall
2 298 (2.50%) DNS
3 238 (2.00%) HTTP
4 192 (1.61%) VPN
5 188 (1.58%) TCP/IP
6 179 (1.50%) DHCP
6 179 (1.50%) Internet
6 179 (1.50%) WAN
7 128 (1.07%) LAN
8 118 (0.99%) Broadband
9 114 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
10 103 (0.86%) VoIP
11 101 (0.85%) BGP
12 98 (0.82%) Wireless
13 93 (0.78%) Network Security
14 76 (0.64%) VLAN
15 69 (0.58%) MPLS
16 62 (0.52%) OSPF
17 49 (0.41%) IP Telephony
17 49 (0.41%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 712 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 603 (5.06%) MySQL
3 528 (4.43%) PostgreSQL
4 514 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
5 507 (4.25%) NoSQL
6 495 (4.15%) Relational Database
7 448 (3.76%) Power BI
8 445 (3.73%) Big Data
9 349 (2.93%) Tableau
10 336 (2.82%) MongoDB
11 235 (1.97%) Redis
12 181 (1.52%) Data Lake
13 165 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 159 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 147 (1.23%) Metadata
16 144 (1.21%) Hadoop
17 138 (1.16%) Blockchain
18 127 (1.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 126 (1.06%) RDBMS
20 108 (0.91%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 974 (8.17%) Git (software)
2 663 (5.56%) JIRA
3 557 (4.67%) Jenkins
4 185 (1.55%) GitLab
4 185 (1.55%) webpack
5 165 (1.38%) Selenium
6 159 (1.33%) Cypress.io
7 158 (1.33%) Maven
8 146 (1.23%) Bitbucket
9 127 (1.07%) JUnit
10 109 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 96 (0.81%) TeamCity
12 87 (0.73%) CircleCI
13 85 (0.71%) Cucumber
14 81 (0.68%) Subversion
15 78 (0.65%) Mocha
16 76 (0.64%) JMeter
17 68 (0.57%) Postman
18 61 (0.51%) Visual Studio
19 60 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3,523 (29.56%) Finance
2 1,898 (15.93%) Analytical Skills
3 909 (7.63%) Banking
4 874 (7.33%) Presentation Skills
5 869 (7.29%) Marketing
6 815 (6.84%) Retail
7 560 (4.70%) Organisational Skills
8 485 (4.07%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 423 (3.55%) Influencing Skills
10 413 (3.47%) Legal
11 399 (3.35%) Games
12 344 (2.89%) Advertising
13 336 (2.82%) Telecoms
14 333 (2.79%) Law
15 310 (2.60%) Public Sector
16 202 (1.69%) Front Office
17 183 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
18 166 (1.39%) Financial Institution
19 159 (1.33%) Documentation Skills
20 146 (1.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2,288 (19.20%) Developer
2 1,535 (12.88%) Analyst
3 874 (7.33%) Architect
4 710 (5.96%) Software Engineer
5 557 (4.67%) Senior Developer
6 542 (4.55%) Consultant
7 503 (4.22%) Project Manager
8 462 (3.88%) Business Analyst
9 362 (3.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 333 (2.79%) Solutions Architect
11 319 (2.68%) Senior Software Engineer
12 314 (2.63%) Java Developer
13 259 (2.17%) Data Engineer
14 255 (2.14%) Support Engineer
15 245 (2.06%) Data Analyst
15 245 (2.06%) Full Stack Developer
16 241 (2.02%) Support Analyst
17 235 (1.97%) DevOps Engineer
18 212 (1.78%) Junior
18 212 (1.78%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,368 (11.48%) React
2 1,018 (8.54%) HTML
3 965 (8.10%) CSS
4 920 (7.72%) Node.js
5 812 (6.81%) .NET
6 538 (4.51%) AngularJS
7 509 (4.27%) REST
8 500 (4.20%) Spring
9 478 (4.01%) HTML5
10 477 (4.00%) Kafka
11 402 (3.37%) RESTful
11 402 (3.37%) Spring Boot
12 360 (3.02%) Web Services
13 290 (2.43%) Redux
14 279 (2.34%) CSS3
15 259 (2.17%) ASP.NET
16 243 (2.04%) GraphQL
17 224 (1.88%) JSON
18 210 (1.76%) .NET Core
19 202 (1.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1,073 (9.00%) User Experience
2 774 (6.49%) Self-Motivation
3 474 (3.98%) Management Information System
4 369 (3.10%) Algorithms
5 314 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 273 (2.29%) Social Media
7 253 (2.12%) Data Structures
8 249 (2.09%) Greenfield Project
9 242 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
10 233 (1.96%) Virtual Team
11 219 (1.84%) Data Centre
12 191 (1.60%) Cloud Native
13 171 (1.43%) Public Cloud
14 141 (1.18%) Blog
15 118 (0.99%) Life Science
16 114 (0.96%) Equities
17 105 (0.88%) Hedge funds
18 101 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 96 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
20 81 (0.68%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1,121 (9.41%) Windows
2 773 (6.49%) Linux
3 356 (2.99%) Windows Server
4 341 (2.86%) Windows 10
5 291 (2.44%) Apple iOS
6 276 (2.32%) Android
7 213 (1.79%) Unix
8 138 (1.16%) Windows Server 2016
9 111 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 102 (0.86%) Mac OS
11 90 (0.76%) Mac OS X
12 79 (0.66%) Windows 7
13 70 (0.59%) Windows Server 2019
14 58 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 54 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
16 39 (0.33%) Ubuntu
17 27 (0.23%) CentOS
18 18 (0.15%) VMS
19 12 (0.10%) Debian
20 10 (0.084%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,060 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
2 2,606 (21.87%) Problem-Solving
3 1,713 (14.37%) DevOps
4 1,538 (12.90%) Analytics
5 1,509 (12.66%) Software Engineering
6 1,380 (11.58%) CI/CD
7 1,368 (11.48%) Project Management
8 1,356 (11.38%) Computer Science
9 1,262 (10.59%) Mentoring
10 1,116 (9.36%) Microservices
11 1,074 (9.01%) Scrum
12 998 (8.37%) Stakeholder Management
13 897 (7.53%) Test Automation
14 795 (6.67%) Fintech
15 787 (6.60%) TDD
16 774 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
17 770 (6.46%) Full Stack Development
18 708 (5.94%) SDLC
19 700 (5.87%) Data Science
20 697 (5.85%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2,092 (17.55%) SQL
2 1,957 (16.42%) Python
3 1,900 (15.94%) JavaScript
4 1,886 (15.82%) Java
5 1,090 (9.15%) C#
6 812 (6.81%) TypeScript
7 415 (3.48%) PowerShell
8 403 (3.38%) C++
9 337 (2.83%) Go
10 327 (2.74%) C
11 311 (2.61%) R
12 304 (2.55%) Kotlin
13 283 (2.37%) Bash
14 269 (2.26%) PHP
15 244 (2.05%) Scala
16 241 (2.02%) Ruby
17 200 (1.68%) ES6
17 200 (1.68%) Java 8
18 174 (1.46%) T-SQL
19 101 (0.85%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 2,032 (17.05%) Degree
2 536 (4.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 272 (2.28%) Security Cleared
4 209 (1.75%) Master's Degree
5 191 (1.60%) SC Cleared
6 156 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
7 130 (1.09%) CISSP
7 130 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 110 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
9 97 (0.81%) CCNA
10 85 (0.71%) CCNP
10 85 (0.71%) PMI Certification
11 80 (0.67%) PhD
12 73 (0.61%) CISM
13 68 (0.57%) AWS Certification
14 49 (0.41%) CISA
15 46 (0.39%) MCSE
15 46 (0.39%) TOGAF Certification
16 42 (0.35%) HND
17 40 (0.34%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 685 (5.75%) QA
2 265 (2.22%) GDPR
3 239 (2.01%) Data Quality
4 224 (1.88%) SLA
5 191 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 135 (1.13%) Accessibility
7 111 (0.93%) PMO
8 99 (0.83%) NIST
9 80 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
10 63 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 36 (0.30%) PCI DSS
11 36 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 33 (0.28%) ISO 20022
13 29 (0.24%) COBIT
13 29 (0.24%) GRC
14 28 (0.23%) SOC 2
15 26 (0.22%) WCAG
16 23 (0.19%) NCSC
17 22 (0.18%) SEPA
18 21 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1,232 (10.34%) Docker
2 714 (5.99%) Active Directory
3 241 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 112 (0.94%) Hyper-V
5 55 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
6 42 (0.35%) Firmware
7 38 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
8 31 (0.26%) XenApp
9 27 (0.23%) vSphere
10 26 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
11 20 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
12 18 (0.15%) KVM
13 15 (0.13%) VMware NSX
14 13 (0.11%) BitLocker
15 11 (0.092%) Ceph
16 8 (0.067%) VirtualBox
17 7 (0.059%) XenDesktop
18 6 (0.050%) Apache ZooKeeper
19 5 (0.042%) NFS
20 4 (0.034%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1,190 (9.98%) Kubernetes
2 697 (5.85%) Terraform
3 450 (3.78%) Ansible
4 191 (1.60%) Puppet
5 146 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
6 114 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
7 113 (0.95%) SCCM
8 80 (0.67%) Grafana
9 64 (0.54%) Prometheus
10 46 (0.39%) Docker Swarm
11 45 (0.38%) FortiGate
11 45 (0.38%) Nagios
12 43 (0.36%) Kibana
13 37 (0.31%) Istio
14 34 (0.29%) logstash
15 32 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
16 31 (0.26%) Jamf Pro
17 22 (0.18%) Nessus
17 22 (0.18%) ZABBIX
18 21 (0.18%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 1,603 (13.45%) Microsoft
2 706 (5.92%) Google
3 625 (5.24%) Salesforce.com
4 517 (4.34%) Oracle
5 338 (2.84%) VMware
6 292 (2.45%) SAP
7 242 (2.03%) Cisco
8 239 (2.01%) Adobe
9 172 (1.44%) Citrix
10 153 (1.28%) Apple
11 147 (1.23%) ServiceNow
12 110 (0.92%) Cognizant
13 104 (0.87%) Databricks
14 101 (0.85%) LexisNexis
15 99 (0.83%) Red Hat
16 87 (0.73%) MuleSoft
17 83 (0.70%) Informatica
18 79 (0.66%) Atlassian
18 79 (0.66%) IBM
19 72 (0.60%) Twitter