Period
to

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Social Skills over the 6 months to 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Social Skills (Interpersonal, Communication)
England > Midlands
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 2 2 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Social Skills 3,406 2,345 1,013
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 27.98% 24.55% 20.43%
As % of the General category 41.50% 45.27% 38.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,885 1,508 772
10th Percentile £26,500 £25,000 £23,500
25th Percentile £35,125 £32,750 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.44% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £61,000 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £76,000 £73,750 £67,500
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 the Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 8,207 5,180 2,642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 67.43% 54.24% 53.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4,760 3,591 2,106
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,750 £26,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £35,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,790 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +9.17%

Social Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Social Skills in the Midlands

Social Skills
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Social Skills in the Midlands

Social Skills
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Social Skills in the Midlands over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Social Skills in the Midlands

Social 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 Social Skills within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 12 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
West Midlands 0 2,456 £47,000 -1.05% 393
East Midlands +1 937 £44,000 +6.02% 235
Social Skills
England

For the 6 months to 12 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Social Skills.

1 1,181 (34.67%) Agile
2 915 (26.86%) Microsoft
3 876 (25.72%) Degree
4 854 (25.07%) Problem-Solving
5 724 (21.26%) Analytical Skills
6 677 (19.88%) Automotive
7 642 (18.85%) Azure
8 592 (17.38%) SQL
9 538 (15.80%) Finance
10 535 (15.71%) Project Management
11 453 (13.30%) DevOps
12 427 (12.54%) JavaScript
13 396 (11.63%) SQL Server
14 377 (11.07%) .NET
15 360 (10.57%) Influencing Skills
16 349 (10.25%) Software Engineering
17 343 (10.07%) Git (software)
18 339 (9.95%) Process Improvement
19 335 (9.84%) Change Management
20 331 (9.72%) Microsoft Office
21 327 (9.60%) HTML
22 314 (9.22%) C#
23 312 (9.16%) Self-Motivation
24 307 (9.01%) CSS
24 307 (9.01%) Manufacturing
25 300 (8.81%) Java
26 299 (8.78%) Python
27 298 (8.75%) Windows
28 291 (8.54%) Presentation Skills
29 288 (8.46%) Project Delivery

Social 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 89 (2.61%) SharePoint
2 68 (2.00%) Confluence
3 42 (1.23%) SAS
4 32 (0.94%) MS Exchange
5 31 (0.91%) Umbraco
6 22 (0.65%) Skype for Business
7 16 (0.47%) ArcGIS
8 13 (0.38%) Appian
9 12 (0.35%) CMS
9 12 (0.35%) IIS
10 10 (0.29%) Apache
11 9 (0.26%) TPMS
12 8 (0.23%) Kinematics
13 7 (0.21%) Apache Spark
13 7 (0.21%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
14 6 (0.18%) WordPress
15 5 (0.15%) Tomcat
16 4 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 331 (9.72%) Microsoft Office
2 192 (5.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 68 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 66 (1.94%) CATIA
5 65 (1.91%) Simulink
6 57 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
7 44 (1.29%) MS Visio
8 38 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
9 21 (0.62%) InVision
9 21 (0.62%) Sketch
10 16 (0.47%) OmniGraffle
11 12 (0.35%) Photoshop
12 6 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
13 5 (0.15%) Abaqus
13 5 (0.15%) InDesign
13 5 (0.15%) Quantrix
14 4 (0.12%) OrCAD
15 3 (0.088%) Adobe Captivate
16 2 (0.059%) Adobe XD
17 1 (0.029%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 18 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
2 16 (0.47%) ENOVIA
2 16 (0.47%) Teamcenter
3 9 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
5 6 (0.18%) SAP Retail
6 5 (0.15%) Exstream
6 5 (0.15%) Magento
6 5 (0.15%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.15%) SAP APO
6 5 (0.15%) SAP SD
7 4 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.088%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.088%) Sage 200
8 3 (0.088%) SAP IBP
8 3 (0.088%) SAP MII
8 3 (0.088%) Shopify
8 3 (0.088%) Workday HCM
9 2 (0.059%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 642 (18.85%) Azure
2 257 (7.55%) Azure DevOps
3 216 (6.34%) AWS
4 210 (6.17%) Serverless
5 202 (5.93%) Microsoft 365
6 192 (5.64%) Azure Service Bus
7 191 (5.61%) Azure Functions
8 158 (4.64%) SaaS
9 145 (4.26%) Power Platform
10 64 (1.88%) Dynamics 365
11 44 (1.29%) GCP
12 27 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
13 26 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
14 25 (0.73%) PaaS
15 19 (0.56%) Smartsheet
16 17 (0.50%) GitHub
16 17 (0.50%) PowerApps
17 16 (0.47%) IaaS
18 14 (0.41%) OneDrive
18 14 (0.41%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 106 (3.11%) Firewall
2 93 (2.73%) TCP/IP
3 87 (2.55%) WAN
4 86 (2.52%) LAN
5 75 (2.20%) DNS
6 52 (1.53%) HTTP
6 52 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
7 51 (1.50%) DHCP
8 37 (1.09%) VPN
9 32 (0.94%) Network Security
10 30 (0.88%) SSL
11 29 (0.85%) Internet
12 28 (0.82%) SSH
13 25 (0.73%) Wireless
14 24 (0.70%) FTP
14 24 (0.70%) SAN
14 24 (0.70%) Skype
15 23 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
16 19 (0.56%) VLAN
17 17 (0.50%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 396 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 105 (3.08%) Power BI
3 82 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
4 53 (1.56%) NoSQL
5 51 (1.50%) Tableau
6 47 (1.38%) Relational Database
7 42 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 38 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 36 (1.06%) MySQL
10 32 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
11 27 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
12 25 (0.73%) Metadata
13 19 (0.56%) GIS
14 17 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 16 (0.47%) Power Query
15 16 (0.47%) Spatial Data
16 15 (0.44%) Big Data
16 15 (0.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
17 14 (0.41%) Azure SQL Database
18 13 (0.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 343 (10.07%) Git (software)
2 235 (6.90%) JIRA
3 194 (5.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 125 (3.67%) Rational DOORS
5 73 (2.14%) Rational Rhapsody
6 72 (2.11%) Jenkins
7 67 (1.97%) Polyspace
8 30 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 27 (0.79%) Artifactory
10 25 (0.73%) Postman
11 24 (0.70%) GitLab
12 22 (0.65%) Cypress.io
13 20 (0.59%) Gerrit
14 17 (0.50%) JMeter
15 16 (0.47%) Jasmine
16 15 (0.44%) Cucumber
16 15 (0.44%) Maven
17 14 (0.41%) Karma Test Runner
18 13 (0.38%) Selenium
18 13 (0.38%) Subversion
General
1 724 (21.26%) Analytical Skills
2 677 (19.88%) Automotive
3 538 (15.80%) Finance
4 360 (10.57%) Influencing Skills
5 307 (9.01%) Manufacturing
6 291 (8.54%) Presentation Skills
7 193 (5.67%) Legal
8 176 (5.17%) Marketing
9 159 (4.67%) Organisational Skills
10 146 (4.29%) Retail
11 127 (3.73%) Public Sector
12 123 (3.61%) Law
13 75 (2.20%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 68 (2.00%) Telecoms
15 52 (1.53%) Aerospace
16 48 (1.41%) Banking
17 44 (1.29%) Electronics
18 40 (1.17%) Games
19 34 (1.00%) Local Government
20 25 (0.73%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 428 (12.57%) Developer
2 423 (12.42%) Analyst
3 184 (5.40%) Project Manager
4 161 (4.73%) Architect
5 154 (4.52%) Consultant
6 137 (4.02%) Software Engineer
7 134 (3.93%) Systems Engineer
8 97 (2.85%) Graduate
9 96 (2.82%) .NET Developer
10 90 (2.64%) IT Manager
11 88 (2.58%) Senior Developer
12 85 (2.50%) Business Analyst
13 82 (2.41%) Solutions Architect
14 80 (2.35%) Service Analyst
15 79 (2.32%) Software Developer
16 74 (2.17%) Support Engineer
17 71 (2.08%) IT Project Manager
17 71 (2.08%) Senior Manager
18 70 (2.06%) Integration Engineer
19 65 (1.91%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 377 (11.07%) .NET
2 327 (9.60%) HTML
3 307 (9.01%) CSS
4 281 (8.25%) React
5 223 (6.55%) .NET Framework
6 218 (6.40%) jQuery
7 213 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 211 (6.19%) .NET Core
9 202 (5.93%) Entity Framework
10 122 (3.58%) AngularJS
11 94 (2.76%) REST
12 73 (2.14%) Node.js
13 72 (2.11%) Web Services
14 67 (1.97%) XML
15 62 (1.82%) ASP.NET
16 57 (1.67%) RESTful
16 57 (1.67%) Spring
17 42 (1.23%) SOAP
18 33 (0.97%) Sass
19 31 (0.91%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 312 (9.16%) Self-Motivation
2 218 (6.40%) Driving Licence
3 196 (5.75%) Management Information System
4 113 (3.32%) User Experience
5 77 (2.26%) Social Media
6 58 (1.70%) Data Centre
7 35 (1.03%) Algorithms
7 35 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
7 35 (1.03%) Virtual Team
8 33 (0.97%) Cyberthreat
9 31 (0.91%) Data Structures
10 28 (0.82%) Analytical Mindset
11 25 (0.73%) Mainframe
12 23 (0.68%) Legacy Systems
12 23 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
12 23 (0.68%) Public Cloud
13 22 (0.65%) Cloud Native
13 22 (0.65%) Housing Association
13 22 (0.65%) Private Cloud
14 21 (0.62%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 298 (8.75%) Windows
2 221 (6.49%) Apple iOS
3 216 (6.34%) Android
4 145 (4.26%) Linux
5 96 (2.82%) Windows Server
6 90 (2.64%) Windows 10
7 61 (1.79%) Unix
8 43 (1.26%) Windows Server 2019
9 36 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 30 (0.88%) Windows Server 2016
11 20 (0.59%) CentOS
12 19 (0.56%) Windows 7
13 13 (0.38%) Mac OS
14 12 (0.35%) Windows XP
15 9 (0.26%) Windows 8
16 8 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
17 6 (0.18%) VxWorks
18 5 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 4 (0.12%) Mac OS X
19 4 (0.12%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,181 (34.67%) Agile
2 854 (25.07%) Problem-Solving
3 535 (15.71%) Project Management
4 453 (13.30%) DevOps
5 349 (10.25%) Software Engineering
6 339 (9.95%) Process Improvement
7 335 (9.84%) Change Management
8 288 (8.46%) Project Delivery
9 281 (8.25%) Mentoring
10 279 (8.19%) ITIL
11 263 (7.72%) Scrum
12 257 (7.55%) Line Management
13 254 (7.46%) Continuous Improvement
14 252 (7.40%) MVC
15 250 (7.34%) Stakeholder Management
16 236 (6.93%) Validation
17 234 (6.87%) Decision-Making
18 231 (6.78%) Product Roadmap
18 231 (6.78%) Unit Testing
19 228 (6.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 592 (17.38%) SQL
2 427 (12.54%) JavaScript
3 314 (9.22%) C#
4 300 (8.81%) Java
5 299 (8.78%) Python
6 265 (7.78%) C
7 99 (2.91%) MATLAB
8 90 (2.64%) PowerShell
9 66 (1.94%) C++
10 57 (1.67%) T-SQL
11 48 (1.41%) PHP
12 44 (1.29%) R
13 40 (1.17%) Perl
13 40 (1.17%) TypeScript
14 39 (1.15%) Bash
15 37 (1.09%) Ruby
16 29 (0.85%) Go
16 29 (0.85%) VBA
17 20 (0.59%) VBScript
18 19 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 876 (25.72%) Degree
2 168 (4.93%) Security Cleared
3 88 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
4 84 (2.47%) SC Cleared
5 40 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
6 37 (1.09%) ISTQB
7 36 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 33 (0.97%) DV Cleared
9 29 (0.85%) PMI Certification
10 27 (0.79%) PhD
11 26 (0.76%) CCNP
12 24 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
13 23 (0.68%) CISSP
14 21 (0.62%) PMP
15 19 (0.56%) Master's Degree
15 19 (0.56%) TOGAF Certification
16 17 (0.50%) CISA
17 14 (0.41%) CCNA
17 14 (0.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (5.49%) SLA
2 145 (4.26%) Automotive SPICE
3 122 (3.58%) QA
4 67 (1.97%) MISRA
5 54 (1.59%) PMO
6 53 (1.56%) Data Quality
7 44 (1.29%) ISO 26262
8 41 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 36 (1.06%) GDPR
10 35 (1.03%) AUTOSAR
11 26 (0.76%) Good Clinical Practice
12 23 (0.68%) JSP 440
13 20 (0.59%) Accessibility
13 20 (0.59%) IEC 61508
13 20 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 19 (0.56%) 21 CFR Part 11
15 18 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
16 14 (0.41%) TickIT
17 12 (0.35%) NIST
18 11 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 184 (5.40%) Active Directory
2 95 (2.79%) Docker
3 57 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (1.00%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.18%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 6 (0.18%) vSphere
6 6 (0.18%) XenApp
6 6 (0.18%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.12%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.088%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.088%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.059%) Firmware
9 2 (0.059%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 224 (6.58%) Terraform
2 86 (2.52%) Kubernetes
3 39 (1.15%) SCCM
4 32 (0.94%) Ansible
5 24 (0.70%) Microsoft Intune
6 19 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
7 16 (0.47%) WSUS
8 11 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (0.29%) Prometheus
10 8 (0.23%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 6 (0.18%) Grafana
11 6 (0.18%) Jamf Pro
11 6 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
11 6 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (0.18%) SCOM
12 5 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
12 5 (0.15%) Nessus
12 5 (0.15%) Packer
13 4 (0.12%) HP Fortify
13 4 (0.12%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 915 (26.86%) Microsoft
2 190 (5.58%) Xamarin
3 121 (3.55%) Salesforce.com
4 120 (3.52%) Oracle
5 115 (3.38%) IBM
6 81 (2.38%) VMware
7 80 (2.35%) Cisco
8 75 (2.20%) SAP
9 53 (1.56%) ServiceNow
10 47 (1.38%) Palo Alto
11 46 (1.35%) Citrix
12 43 (1.26%) Apple
13 38 (1.12%) Adobe
14 33 (0.97%) Google
15 28 (0.82%) Red Hat
16 24 (0.70%) SolarWinds
17 22 (0.65%) Cadence
17 22 (0.65%) FIS
18 19 (0.56%) QinetiQ
19 18 (0.53%) Blue Prism