Social Skills Jobs in Scotland

Social Skills (Interpersonal, Communication)
UK > Scotland

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Skills in permanent job vacancies in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that cited Social Skills over the 6 months leading up to 25 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
25 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 16 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -15 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Social Skills 1,205 1,410 1,531
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 17.62% 32.93% 24.16%
As % of the General category 25.95% 43.99% 38.75%
Number of salaries quoted 599 605 721
10th Percentile £24,800 £32,022 £30,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -18.18% +4.76% +10.53%
75th Percentile £61,250 £71,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £80,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -17.39% +4.55% +4.76%

All General Skills
Scotland

Social Skills falls under the General Skills category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring common skills in Scotland.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 4,643 3,205 3,951
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 67.89% 74.85% 62.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,608 1,543 2,008
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,144 £31,250
25th Percentile £38,250 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.04% +4.55% +10.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £82,800
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

Social Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Social Skills in Scotland

Social Skills
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Social Skills in Scotland

Social Skills
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Social Skills in Scotland over the 6 months to 25 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Social Skills in Scotland

Social Skills
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Social Skills within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 25 June 2024. 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
Glasgow -31 509 £49,750 -5.24% 102
Edinburgh -1 295 £52,500 -11.80% 63
Aberdeen -1 86 £35,000 -17.65% 34
West Lothian +12 38 £26,250 -38.24% 9
Highlands 0 29 £41,000 +51.85% 11
Dundee -2 29 £45,000 -7.80% 9
Lanarkshire +1 26 £47,500 -11.63% 77
North Lanarkshire -2 20 £35,000 +40.00% 3
Fife -5 20 £40,818 +3.34% 8
Stirling +2 19 £26,637 -18.04% 5
Dumfries and Galloway +1 16 £39,000 +33.33% 1
Aberdeenshire +6 15 £30,000 -53.85% 24
Renfrewshire +2 15 £44,250 - 5
South Lanarkshire 0 9 £32,000 - 2
East Ayrshire - 9 £26,500 -
Midlothian +2 6 £35,000 +10.17% 49
Moray 0 5 - -
Perth and Kinross 0 5 - -
East Lothian - 5 - - 1
Perthshire +1 4 £30,000 -66.67%
Inverclyde -1 4 £23,000 - 2
Ross-shire - 4 - - 1
Banffshire - 4 £22,000 - 1
Dunbartonshire - 4 - - 2
South Ayrshire +1 2 £57,500 - 3
West Dunbartonshire 0 2 £17,000 -
Argyll and Bute - 2 £23,802 - 1
Social Skills
UK

Social Skills
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (1.99%) Confluence
2 22 (1.83%) SharePoint
3 15 (1.24%) Apache Spark
4 13 (1.08%) Microsoft Exchange
5 8 (0.66%) WebLogic
6 7 (0.58%) SAS
7 4 (0.33%) OpenEdge
8 2 (0.17%) Apache
8 2 (0.17%) CMS
9 1 (0.083%) IIS
9 1 (0.083%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.083%) WildFly
Applications
1 132 (10.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 106 (8.80%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (1.99%) UserZoom
4 18 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.58%) Simulink
5 7 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.41%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.25%) InDesign
7 3 (0.25%) InVision
7 3 (0.25%) Sketch
8 2 (0.17%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.083%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.083%) Revit
Business Applications
1 11 (0.91%) Unit4 Business World
2 8 (0.66%) NEC Housing
2 8 (0.66%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 6 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.33%) Salesforce CRM
5 2 (0.17%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.083%) Cognos Controller
6 1 (0.083%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.083%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 193 (16.02%) AWS
2 140 (11.62%) Azure
3 93 (7.72%) Power Platform
4 72 (5.98%) Datadog
5 66 (5.48%) Microsoft 365
6 60 (4.98%) SaaS
7 54 (4.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 38 (3.15%) GCP
9 30 (2.49%) Dynamics 365
9 30 (2.49%) Figma
10 24 (1.99%) SurveyMonkey
11 20 (1.66%) Amazon S3
11 20 (1.66%) Amazon SQS
12 17 (1.41%) IaaS
13 14 (1.16%) Serverless
14 13 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
14 13 (1.08%) PaaS
15 12 (1.00%) Lucidchart
15 12 (1.00%) Miro
15 12 (1.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 57 (4.73%) Wireless
2 29 (2.41%) WAN
3 25 (2.07%) Firewall
3 25 (2.07%) VPN
4 22 (1.83%) Network Security
5 20 (1.66%) DNS
5 20 (1.66%) TCP/IP
6 19 (1.58%) Broadband
7 14 (1.16%) LAN
8 13 (1.08%) SD-WAN
9 12 (1.00%) VoIP
10 10 (0.83%) BGP
10 10 (0.83%) DHCP
11 9 (0.75%) SAN
12 8 (0.66%) SSL
13 7 (0.58%) NAS
14 6 (0.50%) HTTP
14 6 (0.50%) MQTT
15 5 (0.41%) VLAN
15 5 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (6.97%) Power BI
2 41 (3.40%) SQL Server
3 21 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (1.74%) Relational Database
4 18 (1.49%) Big Data
5 17 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
6 16 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (1.24%) Hadoop
8 14 (1.16%) Geospatial Data
8 14 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
9 13 (1.08%) RDBMS
10 12 (1.00%) Redis
10 12 (1.00%) Scylla
10 12 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (0.91%) DB2
11 11 (0.91%) MS Access
11 11 (0.91%) Oracle Database
11 11 (0.91%) Tableau
12 10 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 58 (4.81%) JIRA
2 44 (3.65%) Jenkins
3 35 (2.90%) Git
4 19 (1.58%) Bitbucket
5 16 (1.33%) Cypress.io
6 15 (1.24%) LabVIEW
6 15 (1.24%) Maven
7 11 (0.91%) Cucumber
8 10 (0.83%) Gradle
8 10 (0.83%) JMeter
9 9 (0.75%) Selenium
9 9 (0.75%) Visual Studio
10 6 (0.50%) MSTest
11 3 (0.25%) SonarQube
12 2 (0.17%) GitLab
12 2 (0.17%) Terragrunt
13 1 (0.083%) Gatling
13 1 (0.083%) IBM UrbanCode
13 1 (0.083%) Postman
13 1 (0.083%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 373 (30.95%) Finance
2 335 (27.80%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 194 (16.10%) Law
4 184 (15.27%) Marketing
5 183 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
6 103 (8.55%) Legal
7 72 (5.98%) Public Sector
8 62 (5.15%) Organisational Skills
9 55 (4.56%) Presentation Skills
10 52 (4.32%) Banking
11 47 (3.90%) Manufacturing
12 35 (2.90%) Telecoms
13 33 (2.74%) Retail
14 31 (2.57%) Electronics
15 25 (2.07%) Influencing Skills
16 14 (1.16%) Military
17 13 (1.08%) Local Government
18 11 (0.91%) Investment Banking
18 11 (0.91%) Publishing
19 10 (0.83%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 169 (14.02%) Software Engineer
2 102 (8.46%) Analyst
3 99 (8.22%) Lead
4 97 (8.05%) Senior
5 94 (7.80%) Developer
6 70 (5.81%) Business Manager
6 70 (5.81%) Development Manager
7 69 (5.73%) Business Development Manager
8 63 (5.23%) Cloud Engineer
9 61 (5.06%) Architect
10 56 (4.65%) Java Engineer
11 52 (4.32%) Cloud Software Engineer
12 51 (4.23%) Java Software Engineer
13 50 (4.15%) Lead Software Engineer
14 47 (3.90%) Junior
15 44 (3.65%) Test Technician
16 42 (3.49%) Project Manager
17 39 (3.24%) User Experience Researcher
18 36 (2.99%) Embedded Engineer
19 33 (2.74%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (7.05%) React
2 72 (5.98%) OpenTelemetry
3 54 (4.48%) AngularJS
3 54 (4.48%) Node.js
4 53 (4.40%) HTML
5 45 (3.73%) .NET
6 34 (2.82%) HTML5
6 34 (2.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 31 (2.57%) Drools
7 31 (2.57%) jBPM
7 31 (2.57%) Middleware
7 31 (2.57%) Spring Boot
8 25 (2.07%) Spring
9 20 (1.66%) CSS
9 20 (1.66%) REST
10 19 (1.58%) Kafka
11 16 (1.33%) GraphQL
12 14 (1.16%) RESTful
13 12 (1.00%) RabbitMQ
13 12 (1.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 87 (7.22%) Cloud Native
2 79 (6.56%) Public Cloud
3 66 (5.48%) Onboarding
4 65 (5.39%) Management Information System
5 63 (5.23%) Algorithms
6 48 (3.98%) Self-Motivation
7 35 (2.90%) Product Ownership
8 29 (2.41%) Distributed Systems
9 28 (2.32%) Driving Licence
10 22 (1.83%) Data Centre
11 20 (1.66%) Market Risk
12 18 (1.49%) IoT
13 17 (1.41%) Data Structures
14 16 (1.33%) Legacy Systems
15 15 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
16 13 (1.08%) Replication
17 10 (0.83%) Analytical Mindset
17 10 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 10 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
18 8 (0.66%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 94 (7.80%) Windows
2 74 (6.14%) Linux
3 41 (3.40%) Windows Server
4 29 (2.41%) Unix
5 13 (1.08%) Mac OS X
6 12 (1.00%) Android
7 10 (0.83%) VMS
8 8 (0.66%) Apple iOS
8 8 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.41%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.083%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (30.04%) Agile
2 287 (23.82%) Problem-Solving
3 243 (20.17%) Software Engineering
4 187 (15.52%) SDLC
5 169 (14.02%) Computer Science
6 162 (13.44%) Customer Service
7 156 (12.95%) Continuous Improvement
8 153 (12.70%) CI/CD
9 139 (11.54%) Artificial Intelligence
10 137 (11.37%) Project Management
11 133 (11.04%) Machine Learning
11 133 (11.04%) Stakeholder Management
12 125 (10.37%) Community of Practice
13 115 (9.54%) DevOps
14 113 (9.38%) Actionable Insight
15 109 (9.05%) Cybersecurity
16 107 (8.88%) Mentoring
17 105 (8.71%) Analytics
17 105 (8.71%) User Experience
18 98 (8.13%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 176 (14.61%) Java
2 145 (12.03%) SQL
3 100 (8.30%) Python
4 69 (5.73%) C
5 64 (5.31%) C#
6 58 (4.81%) JavaScript
7 50 (4.15%) Embedded C
8 31 (2.57%) C++
9 28 (2.32%) TypeScript
10 24 (1.99%) T-SQL
11 22 (1.83%) Go
12 15 (1.24%) Bash
13 13 (1.08%) Scala
14 10 (0.83%) PowerShell
15 9 (0.75%) Kotlin
16 8 (0.66%) PHP
16 8 (0.66%) PL/SQL
17 7 (0.58%) MATLAB
18 5 (0.41%) Data Analysis Expressions
18 5 (0.41%) Swift
Qualifications
1 322 (26.72%) Degree
2 70 (5.81%) Security Cleared
3 66 (5.48%) SC Cleared
4 45 (3.73%) Computer Science Degree
5 35 (2.90%) DBS Check
6 29 (2.41%) Master's Degree
7 24 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
9 21 (1.74%) CISSP
10 19 (1.58%) CISM
10 19 (1.58%) PhD
11 18 (1.49%) CCNA
12 14 (1.16%) GCIA
12 14 (1.16%) GCIH
12 14 (1.16%) PMI Certification
13 13 (1.08%) Azure Certification
13 13 (1.08%) CISA
13 13 (1.08%) GREM
14 11 (0.91%) AWS Certification
15 9 (0.75%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (7.14%) QA
2 26 (2.16%) Actionable Recommendations
3 22 (1.83%) Accessibility
4 21 (1.74%) SLA
5 15 (1.24%) ISO 9001
5 15 (1.24%) PMO
6 12 (1.00%) Data Quality
7 11 (0.91%) ITGC
8 9 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (0.66%) GDPR
9 8 (0.66%) NIST
10 6 (0.50%) IFRS
10 6 (0.50%) IFRS 9
11 5 (0.41%) WCAG
12 4 (0.33%) DICOM
12 4 (0.33%) HL7
12 4 (0.33%) ISO 13485
13 3 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
13 3 (0.25%) ISO 14000
13 3 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 56 (4.65%) Firmware
2 30 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (2.32%) Embedded Firmware
4 26 (2.16%) Active Directory
5 17 (1.41%) Docker
6 13 (1.08%) VMware NSX
7 12 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.33%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.17%) pfSense
9 2 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.083%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.083%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 77 (6.39%) Terraform
2 73 (6.06%) Grafana
3 45 (3.73%) Kubernetes
4 24 (1.99%) Ansible
5 21 (1.74%) Prometheus
6 13 (1.08%) FortiGate
7 8 (0.66%) ZABBIX
8 5 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.25%) Autotask
9 3 (0.25%) SCCM
10 2 (0.17%) Progress Chef
11 1 (0.083%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.083%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.083%) Nessus
11 1 (0.083%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.083%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.083%) Rancher
11 1 (0.083%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 217 (18.01%) Microsoft
2 73 (6.06%) Splunk
3 72 (5.98%) Dynatrace
4 48 (3.98%) Oracle
5 38 (3.15%) SAP
6 32 (2.66%) Cisco
7 31 (2.57%) VMware
8 25 (2.07%) Dell
9 24 (1.99%) Google
9 24 (1.99%) Qualtrics
10 17 (1.41%) Sage
11 13 (1.08%) NetApp
12 10 (0.83%) Apple
13 9 (0.75%) TOWER Software
14 8 (0.66%) Mitel
14 8 (0.66%) NEC
14 8 (0.66%) Sparx
15 7 (0.58%) Juniper
15 7 (0.58%) Xero
16 6 (0.50%) Salesforce