Period
to 1 August 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Documentation Skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Documentation Skills over the 6 months to 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Documentation Skills
England > South East
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 331 274 330
Rank change year-on-year -57 +56 -33
Permanent jobs citing Documentation Skills 98 70 197
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.60% 0.60% 0.75%
As % of the General category 1.16% 1.30% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 62 62 142
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,200 £26,325
25th Percentile £36,063 £40,313 £34,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £46,250 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.70% +15.63% -20.00%
75th Percentile £63,500 £63,750 £50,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £65,900
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Documentation 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 South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 8,477 5,395 13,057
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 51.62% 46.09% 49.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5,333 4,178 9,930
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%
75th Percentile £65,500 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £56,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.77% +7.62% +5.00%

Documentation Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Documentation Skills as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Documentation Skills in the South East

Documentation Skills
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Documentation Skills in the South East.

Salary trend for Documentation Skills in the South East

Documentation Skills
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Documentation Skills in the South East over the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

Salary histogram for Documentation Skills in the South East

Documentation Skills
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Documentation Skills within the South East region over the 6 months to 1 August 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
Hampshire -58 28 £47,500 +26.67% 4
Thames Valley -44 27 £60,000 +37.93% 11
Surrey -36 25 £58,750 +2.17% 4
Berkshire -29 21 £61,250 -9.26% 3
East Sussex -18 7 £33,250 +10.83% 4
West Sussex +3 6 £50,000 -16.67% 1
Kent -26 5 £37,000 -27.80% 2
Buckinghamshire -37 4 £32,500 -25.29% 7
Oxfordshire -14 2 £43,750 -7.89% 1
Documentation Skills
England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, IT jobs citing Documentation 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 South East region with a requirement for Documentation Skills.

1 68 (69.39%) Social Skills
2 34 (34.69%) Microsoft
3 30 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (29.59%) Degree
5 26 (26.53%) SQL
6 24 (24.49%) Project Management
7 23 (23.47%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (21.43%) Windows
9 20 (20.41%) Azure
10 17 (17.35%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (17.35%) Finance
11 16 (16.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (16.33%) Presentation Skills
12 15 (15.31%) Linux
13 13 (13.27%) C#
13 13 (13.27%) Project Delivery
13 13 (13.27%) SDLC
13 13 (13.27%) PowerShell
14 12 (12.24%) Mentoring
14 12 (12.24%) Cybersecurity
14 12 (12.24%) ITIL
14 12 (12.24%) DNS
14 12 (12.24%) Management Information System
14 12 (12.24%) Computer Science
15 11 (11.22%) VMware
15 11 (11.22%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (11.22%) DHCP
15 11 (11.22%) Python
15 11 (11.22%) .NET
15 11 (11.22%) Power Platform

Documentation Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 10 (10.20%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.14%) Confluence
3 2 (2.04%) IIS
3 2 (2.04%) SAS
4 1 (1.02%) Apache
4 1 (1.02%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.02%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.02%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (6.12%) OrCAD
2 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (3.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.08%) OPENHousing
2 2 (2.04%) SAP R/3
3 1 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.02%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 20 (20.41%) Azure
2 11 (11.22%) Power Platform
3 8 (8.16%) Microsoft 365
4 6 (6.12%) PowerApps
5 3 (3.06%) AWS
5 3 (3.06%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (3.06%) GCP
5 3 (3.06%) SaaS
6 2 (2.04%) OneDrive
6 2 (2.04%) Yammer
7 1 (1.02%) Azure Logic Apps
7 1 (1.02%) Azure Sentinel
7 1 (1.02%) Azure Service Bus
7 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.02%) Cloudflare
7 1 (1.02%) dbt
7 1 (1.02%) Fivetran
7 1 (1.02%) Mimecast
7 1 (1.02%) Power Automate
7 1 (1.02%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.24%) DNS
2 11 (11.22%) DHCP
3 10 (10.20%) Firewall
4 6 (6.12%) FTP
4 6 (6.12%) GSM
4 6 (6.12%) SAN
4 6 (6.12%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.12%) VPN
5 5 (5.10%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (3.06%) LAN
6 3 (3.06%) WAN
7 2 (2.04%) Internet
7 2 (2.04%) Network Security
8 1 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.02%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.02%) MPLS
8 1 (1.02%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.02%) SD-WAN
8 1 (1.02%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.02%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (7.14%) MySQL
2 7 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.12%) Power BI
3 6 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.08%) Data Lake
4 4 (4.08%) EDRMS
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.08%) Star Schema
5 2 (2.04%) Big Data
5 2 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.04%) Metadata
5 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.04%) QlikView
5 2 (2.04%) Redis
5 2 (2.04%) Tableau
6 1 (1.02%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (8.16%) JIRA
2 5 (5.10%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.08%) TestComplete
3 4 (4.08%) Visual Studio Coded UI
4 3 (3.06%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.02%) Gitweb
6 1 (1.02%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.02%) MorphX
6 1 (1.02%) Selenium
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.02%) Subversion
6 1 (1.02%) Travis CI
General
1 68 (69.39%) Social Skills
2 23 (23.47%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (17.35%) Finance
4 16 (16.33%) Presentation Skills
5 9 (9.18%) Electronics
6 8 (8.16%) Aerospace
6 8 (8.16%) Influencing Skills
7 5 (5.10%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 3 (3.06%) Organisational Skills
9 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
9 2 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (2.04%) Retail
9 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
10 1 (1.02%) Automotive
10 1 (1.02%) Banking
10 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
10 1 (1.02%) Legal
10 1 (1.02%) Local Government
10 1 (1.02%) Marketing
10 1 (1.02%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 17 (17.35%) Analyst
2 7 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 6 (6.12%) Consultant
3 6 (6.12%) RF Engineer
3 6 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (5.10%) Administrator
4 5 (5.10%) Data Analyst
4 5 (5.10%) Project Manager
4 5 (5.10%) Security Engineer
5 4 (4.08%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (4.08%) Communications Specialist
5 4 (4.08%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (4.08%) Development Manager
5 4 (4.08%) Report Analyst
5 4 (4.08%) Software Analyst
5 4 (4.08%) Software Development Manager
5 4 (4.08%) Software Manager
5 4 (4.08%) Software Test Analyst
5 4 (4.08%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (4.08%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.22%) .NET
2 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.06%) .NET Framework
3 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (3.06%) JSON
3 3 (3.06%) REST
3 3 (3.06%) Web Services
4 2 (2.04%) CSS
4 2 (2.04%) Django
4 2 (2.04%) Flask
4 2 (2.04%) HTML
4 2 (2.04%) VCL
4 2 (2.04%) XML
5 1 (1.02%) ADO.NET
5 1 (1.02%) COM
5 1 (1.02%) EDI
5 1 (1.02%) Google Maps API
5 1 (1.02%) LAMP
5 1 (1.02%) Middleware
5 1 (1.02%) pytest
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.24%) Management Information System
2 11 (11.22%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (10.20%) Data Centre
4 6 (6.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (4.08%) Blog
5 4 (4.08%) Virtual Team
6 3 (3.06%) Replication
7 2 (2.04%) Clustering
7 2 (2.04%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.04%) Podcast
8 1 (1.02%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.02%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.02%) Handset
8 1 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.02%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.02%) Shadow IT
8 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.43%) Windows
2 15 (15.31%) Linux
3 7 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.06%) Android
5 3 (3.06%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (3.06%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.04%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.04%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.02%) CentOS
7 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (24.49%) Project Management
3 17 (17.35%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (16.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (13.27%) Project Delivery
5 13 (13.27%) SDLC
6 12 (12.24%) Computer Science
6 12 (12.24%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (12.24%) ITIL
6 12 (12.24%) Mentoring
7 11 (11.22%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (10.20%) CRM
8 10 (10.20%) DevOps
9 9 (9.18%) Analytical Thinking
9 9 (9.18%) Business Continuity
9 9 (9.18%) Process Improvement
9 9 (9.18%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (9.18%) Service Management
10 8 (8.16%) Change Management
10 8 (8.16%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 26 (26.53%) SQL
2 13 (13.27%) C#
2 13 (13.27%) PowerShell
3 11 (11.22%) Python
4 7 (7.14%) C
4 7 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.10%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.08%) VB
7 3 (3.06%) Java
7 3 (3.06%) VBScript
8 2 (2.04%) Delphi
8 2 (2.04%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.04%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.02%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.02%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.02%) C++
9 1 (1.02%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.02%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.02%) Perl
9 1 (1.02%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (29.59%) Degree
2 6 (6.12%) CGEIT
2 6 (6.12%) CISA
2 6 (6.12%) CRISC
3 5 (5.10%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (5.10%) PMI Certification
3 5 (5.10%) PMP
3 5 (5.10%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.08%) CCNP
4 4 (4.08%) CEH
4 4 (4.08%) CESG Certified Professional
4 4 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.08%) CISM
4 4 (4.08%) CISSP
4 4 (4.08%) ISEB
4 4 (4.08%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.02%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.02%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.20%) QA
2 8 (8.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (8.16%) PMO
3 6 (6.12%) COBIT
3 6 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 6 (6.12%) RMADS
3 6 (6.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (4.08%) SLA
5 1 (1.02%) Accessibility
5 1 (1.02%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.02%) HL7
5 1 (1.02%) NIST
5 1 (1.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.10%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.10%) vSphere
3 2 (2.04%) Firmware
4 1 (1.02%) Docker
4 1 (1.02%) pfSense
4 1 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) PowerCLI
2 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (3.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (3.06%) WSUS
4 2 (2.04%) Ansible
4 2 (2.04%) SCCM
5 1 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.02%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.02%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (34.69%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.22%) VMware
3 10 (10.20%) Cadence
4 9 (9.18%) Oracle
5 5 (5.10%) SAP
6 4 (4.08%) Capita
6 4 (4.08%) Castleton
6 4 (4.08%) Citrix
6 4 (4.08%) Civica
6 4 (4.08%) HP
6 4 (4.08%) IBM
7 3 (3.06%) Borland
7 3 (3.06%) Dell
7 3 (3.06%) Google
7 3 (3.06%) hybris
7 3 (3.06%) Sun
7 3 (3.06%) Veritas
8 2 (2.04%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.04%) Cisco
8 2 (2.04%) Cognos