Period
to 17 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Influencing Skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Influencing Skills over the 6 months to 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Influencing Skills
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 159 164 183
Rank change year-on-year +5 +19 +5
Permanent jobs citing Influencing Skills 190 46 159
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.81% 1.17% 1.41%
As % of the General category 3.18% 2.28% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 133 40 97
10th Percentile £36,250 £38,500 £37,450
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,438 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,000 £53,141 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.03% -18.25% +44.44%
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,284 £77,500
90th Percentile £80,750 £72,500 £87,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +15.74%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5,973 2,014 5,901
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 56.89% 51.33% 52.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3,977 1,560 4,568
10th Percentile £28,250 £29,000 £25,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £53,638
% change year-on-year - +7.20% +3.15%

Influencing Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Influencing Skills as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Influencing Skills in the Midlands

Influencing Skills
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Influencing Skills in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Influencing Skills in the Midlands

Influencing Skills
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Influencing Skills in the Midlands over the 6 months to 17 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Influencing Skills in the Midlands

Influencing Skills
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Influencing Skills within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
West Midlands -20 121 £52,500 -2.27% 30
East Midlands -31 69 £47,500 -7.32% 14
Influencing Skills
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Influencing Skills.

1 112 (58.95%) Social Skills
2 65 (34.21%) Finance
3 62 (32.63%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (27.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 42 (22.11%) Microsoft
6 40 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
6 40 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
7 39 (20.53%) Presentation Skills
8 38 (20.00%) Risk Management
9 34 (17.89%) Azure
9 34 (17.89%) User Stories
10 31 (16.32%) Analytics
11 29 (15.26%) Project Management
11 29 (15.26%) Degree
12 26 (13.68%) CRM
13 25 (13.16%) Service Delivery
14 24 (12.63%) Oracle
14 24 (12.63%) QA
14 24 (12.63%) Continuous Improvement
15 23 (12.11%) SDLC
15 23 (12.11%) ERP
16 22 (11.58%) Mentoring
17 21 (11.05%) AWS
17 21 (11.05%) Law
18 20 (10.53%) ITIL
18 20 (10.53%) Marketing
18 20 (10.53%) Security Cleared
18 20 (10.53%) Power Platform
18 20 (10.53%) Public Sector
19 18 (9.47%) Product Backlog

Influencing Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 7 (3.68%) CMS
2 6 (3.16%) Drupal
2 6 (3.16%) Headless CMS
2 6 (3.16%) Kentico
2 6 (3.16%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (3.16%) Umbraco
2 6 (3.16%) WordPress
3 4 (2.11%) Confluence
3 4 (2.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.05%) IIS
5 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.53%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (4.74%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (3.16%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.58%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (8.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (5.26%) Oracle ERP
3 6 (3.16%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
3 6 (3.16%) Oracle BRM
4 5 (2.63%) SAP HCM
5 3 (1.58%) SAP HR
6 2 (1.05%) Maximo
6 2 (1.05%) SAP CO
6 2 (1.05%) SAP ERP
6 2 (1.05%) SAP FI
6 2 (1.05%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.53%) Eikon
7 1 (0.53%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 34 (17.89%) Azure
2 21 (11.05%) AWS
3 20 (10.53%) Power Platform
4 16 (8.42%) SaaS
5 13 (6.84%) GCP
6 12 (6.32%) Dynamics 365
7 11 (5.79%) PaaS
8 10 (5.26%) IaaS
9 7 (3.68%) Microsoft 365
10 2 (1.05%) GitHub
10 2 (1.05%) Lucidchart
10 2 (1.05%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.53%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.53%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.53%) Trello
11 1 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.68%) Internet
2 6 (3.16%) DNS
2 6 (3.16%) SSL
3 2 (1.05%) Network Security
4 1 (0.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.79%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.21%) Power BI
4 7 (3.68%) Metadata
5 5 (2.63%) Tableau
6 3 (1.58%) Big Data
7 2 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.05%) MySQL
7 2 (1.05%) SAP BW
7 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.53%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (5.79%) JIRA
2 5 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.63%) Selenium
3 4 (2.11%) MSTest
3 4 (2.11%) NUnit
3 4 (2.11%) SpecFlow
4 3 (1.58%) GitLab
5 2 (1.05%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.05%) Mocha
5 2 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.53%) Gatling
6 1 (0.53%) Rational DOORS
General
1 112 (58.95%) Social Skills
2 65 (34.21%) Finance
3 40 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (20.53%) Presentation Skills
5 21 (11.05%) Law
6 20 (10.53%) Marketing
6 20 (10.53%) Public Sector
7 16 (8.42%) Retail
8 13 (6.84%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 13 (6.84%) Legal
8 13 (6.84%) Organisational Skills
9 8 (4.21%) Back Office
10 7 (3.68%) Automotive
10 7 (3.68%) Manufacturing
11 5 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (2.11%) Police
13 3 (1.58%) Banking
14 2 (1.05%) Financial Institution
14 2 (1.05%) Games
14 2 (1.05%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 31 (16.32%) Architect
2 29 (15.26%) Analyst
3 16 (8.42%) IT Manager
4 15 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (7.37%) Business Analyst
5 14 (7.37%) Consultant
6 10 (5.26%) ERP Architect
6 10 (5.26%) Oracle Architect
6 10 (5.26%) Oracle Solutions Architect
6 10 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 9 (4.74%) Test Manager
8 8 (4.21%) Procurement Manager
9 7 (3.68%) Developer
10 6 (3.16%) Architecture Manager
10 6 (3.16%) Business Manager
10 6 (3.16%) Data Architect
10 6 (3.16%) Enterprise Architect
10 6 (3.16%) Enterprise Data Architect
10 6 (3.16%) Technical Director
10 6 (3.16%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.37%) .NET
2 10 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (4.21%) React
4 6 (3.16%) Laravel
5 3 (1.58%) CSS
5 3 (1.58%) HTML
5 3 (1.58%) Web Services
6 2 (1.05%) .NET Core
6 2 (1.05%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.05%) CSLA
6 2 (1.05%) Jest
6 2 (1.05%) JSON
6 2 (1.05%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.05%) RESTful
6 2 (1.05%) WPF
7 1 (0.53%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.53%) CSS3
7 1 (0.53%) HTML5
7 1 (0.53%) jQuery
7 1 (0.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.42%) Management Information System
2 14 (7.37%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (5.79%) Virtual Team
4 10 (5.26%) User Experience
5 8 (4.21%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (3.68%) Data Structures
7 6 (3.16%) Industry 4.0
7 6 (3.16%) Internet of Things
7 6 (3.16%) Social Media
8 5 (2.63%) FMCG
9 4 (2.11%) EPoS
9 4 (2.11%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.58%) Biotechnology
10 3 (1.58%) CCTV
10 3 (1.58%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.58%) Life Science
11 2 (1.05%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (1.05%) Credit Risk
11 2 (1.05%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.53%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.16%) Windows
2 5 (2.63%) Linux
3 2 (1.05%) Unix
4 1 (0.53%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (32.63%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (27.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 40 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
4 38 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 34 (17.89%) User Stories
6 31 (16.32%) Analytics
7 29 (15.26%) Project Management
8 26 (13.68%) CRM
9 25 (13.16%) Service Delivery
10 24 (12.63%) Continuous Improvement
11 23 (12.11%) ERP
11 23 (12.11%) SDLC
12 22 (11.58%) Mentoring
13 20 (10.53%) ITIL
14 18 (9.47%) Product Backlog
15 17 (8.95%) Collaborative Working
16 16 (8.42%) Coaching
16 16 (8.42%) Decision-Making
16 16 (8.42%) Presales
17 15 (7.89%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.89%) SQL
2 13 (6.84%) JavaScript
3 10 (5.26%) C#
4 4 (2.11%) Bash Shell
4 4 (2.11%) C
4 4 (2.11%) Python
5 2 (1.05%) Clojure
5 2 (1.05%) Java
5 2 (1.05%) Lisp
5 2 (1.05%) PHP
5 2 (1.05%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.53%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 29 (15.26%) Degree
2 20 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 10 (5.26%) ISTQB
3 10 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
4 6 (3.16%) ISEB
4 6 (3.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.58%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.05%) CCNA
8 2 (1.05%) CCNP
8 2 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.05%) CISSP
8 2 (1.05%) CRISC
8 2 (1.05%) MCSA
8 2 (1.05%) MCSE
8 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.05%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (12.63%) QA
2 14 (7.37%) GDPR
3 13 (6.84%) Accessibility
4 8 (4.21%) Data Quality
5 6 (3.16%) SLA
6 4 (2.11%) ISO 22301
6 4 (2.11%) PMO
7 3 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (1.05%) COBIT
8 2 (1.05%) NIST
9 1 (0.53%) BS25999
9 1 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.53%) IFRS
9 1 (0.53%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.53%) ISO 31000
9 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (3.16%) Docker
2 3 (1.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.16%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.58%) Terraform
3 1 (0.53%) Ansible
3 1 (0.53%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 42 (22.11%) Microsoft
2 24 (12.63%) Oracle
3 13 (6.84%) SAP
4 9 (4.74%) CheckPoint
5 6 (3.16%) Sitecore
6 4 (2.11%) Google
7 3 (1.58%) Cisco
8 2 (1.05%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.05%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (1.05%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.05%) VMware
9 1 (0.53%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.53%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.53%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.53%) HP
9 1 (0.53%) Meraki
9 1 (0.53%) Remedy
9 1 (0.53%) Teradata
9 1 (0.53%) Workday