Period
to 2 December 2021

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

Influencing Skills
England > South East
6 months to
2 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 183 184 196
Rank change year-on-year +1 +12 +11
Permanent jobs citing Influencing Skills 360 125 380
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.96% 1.40% 1.54%
As % of the General category 3.56% 3.18% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 147 88 275
10th Percentile £40,500 £41,250 £36,550
25th Percentile £45,750 £48,000 £43,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £61,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.64% +1.67% +14.29%
75th Percentile £70,000 £76,563 £70,625
90th Percentile £82,500 £90,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £64,250 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.08% - +9.09%

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 South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 10,102 3,932 11,960
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 54.93% 43.89% 48.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6,068 3,096 9,266
10th Percentile £29,051 £28,750 £26,750
25th Percentile £37,973 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,845 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.69% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Influencing Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Influencing Skills in the South East

Influencing Skills
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Influencing Skills in the South East

Influencing Skills
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Influencing Skills in the South East over the 6 months to 2 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Influencing Skills in the South East

Influencing 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 Influencing Skills within the South East region over the 6 months to 2 December 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
Surrey +10 128 £60,000 +14.29% 15
Thames Valley -15 117 £60,000 -5.88% 17
Berkshire -24 67 £67,500 -3.57% 5
Hampshire -64 63 £70,000 +19.15% 6
Buckinghamshire -12 40 £55,000 -12.00% 6
West Sussex +6 13 £59,000 +31.11% 1
Oxfordshire -23 13 £33,000 -49.23% 6
Kent -38 10 £45,000 -5.26% 2
East Sussex -39 8 £48,750 -32.76% 1
Sussex - 5 £55,000 -
Home Counties - 2 £85,000 -
Middlesex -1 1 - -
Influencing Skills
England

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 South East region with a requirement for Influencing Skills.

1 225 (62.50%) Social Skills
2 211 (58.61%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (37.78%) Degree
4 118 (32.78%) Analytical Skills
5 94 (26.11%) Project Management
6 86 (23.89%) Business Analysis
7 84 (23.33%) Finance
8 80 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
9 70 (19.44%) Analytics
10 69 (19.17%) C
11 67 (18.61%) Waterfall
12 65 (18.06%) Change Management
13 60 (16.67%) Coaching
14 51 (14.17%) ITIL
15 50 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
15 50 (13.89%) Data Analytics
16 48 (13.33%) Social Media
16 48 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
17 47 (13.06%) Operational Stability
18 43 (11.94%) Risk Management
19 42 (11.67%) Scrum
20 41 (11.39%) Business Case
20 41 (11.39%) Collaborative Working
21 40 (11.11%) Service Management
21 40 (11.11%) PRINCE2
21 40 (11.11%) Microsoft
21 40 (11.11%) User Experience
22 38 (10.56%) Stakeholder Management
22 38 (10.56%) Scaled Agile Framework
23 37 (10.28%) Telecoms

Influencing 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 9 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.67%) IIS
3 5 (1.39%) CMS
4 3 (0.83%) Umbraco
4 3 (0.83%) WordPress
5 1 (0.28%) Confluence
5 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 32 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (6.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.28%) Figma
6 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.22%) SAP ERP
2 5 (1.39%) SAP Business One
3 4 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.11%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.83%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.83%) SAP SM
5 1 (0.28%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.28%) SAP CAR
5 1 (0.28%) SAP EWM
5 1 (0.28%) SAP IBP
Cloud Services
1 31 (8.61%) SaaS
2 19 (5.28%) Azure
3 14 (3.89%) Taleo
4 12 (3.33%) AWS
5 10 (2.78%) Power Platform
6 8 (2.22%) GCP
7 7 (1.94%) Microsoft 365
8 6 (1.67%) GitHub
9 3 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.83%) Power Automate
9 3 (0.83%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.56%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 1 (0.28%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.28%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.28%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
2 12 (3.33%) LAN
3 8 (2.22%) WAN
4 6 (1.67%) Ethernet
4 6 (1.67%) Internet
4 6 (1.67%) VPN
5 4 (1.11%) DWDM
5 4 (1.11%) MPLS
5 4 (1.11%) Unified Communications
5 4 (1.11%) WLAN
6 3 (0.83%) Firewall
7 1 (0.28%) BGP
7 1 (0.28%) DNS
7 1 (0.28%) OSPF
7 1 (0.28%) Wireless
7 1 (0.28%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.78%) Power BI
2 7 (1.94%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.67%) MySQL
4 5 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (1.39%) EDRMS
4 5 (1.39%) Tableau
5 4 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.28%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.28%) Power Query
6 1 (0.28%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (1.94%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.67%) GitLab
2 6 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.39%) JIRA
4 3 (0.83%) Postman
5 1 (0.28%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.28%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.28%) JUnit
5 1 (0.28%) Maven
5 1 (0.28%) REST Assured
5 1 (0.28%) Selenium
5 1 (0.28%) SoapUI
General
1 225 (62.50%) Social Skills
2 118 (32.78%) Analytical Skills
3 84 (23.33%) Finance
4 37 (10.28%) Telecoms
5 35 (9.72%) Presentation Skills
6 31 (8.61%) Marketing
7 29 (8.06%) Legal
8 27 (7.50%) Retail
9 20 (5.56%) Law
10 17 (4.72%) Banking
11 16 (4.44%) Public Sector
12 9 (2.50%) Billing
13 8 (2.22%) Manufacturing
14 6 (1.67%) Organisational Skills
15 4 (1.11%) Advertising
15 4 (1.11%) Automotive
15 4 (1.11%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 3 (0.83%) Electronics
17 2 (0.56%) French Language
17 2 (0.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 52 (14.44%) Analyst
2 43 (11.94%) Project Manager
3 28 (7.78%) Business Analyst
4 24 (6.67%) Architect
4 24 (6.67%) IT Manager
5 22 (6.11%) Product Manager
6 20 (5.56%) Consultant
7 19 (5.28%) Agile Coach
7 19 (5.28%) Senior Business Analyst
8 17 (4.72%) Senior Analyst
9 14 (3.89%) Product Owner
10 13 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (3.33%) IT Project Manager
11 12 (3.33%) Senior Manager
11 12 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
12 11 (3.06%) Technology Owner
13 10 (2.78%) Problem Analyst
14 8 (2.22%) Data Analyst
14 8 (2.22%) IT Audit Manager
14 8 (2.22%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.67%) .NET
1 6 (1.67%) HTML
2 4 (1.11%) RESTful
3 3 (0.83%) COM
3 3 (0.83%) CSS
3 3 (0.83%) JSON
3 3 (0.83%) SAP Basis
3 3 (0.83%) XML
4 2 (0.56%) REST
5 1 (0.28%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.28%) PostGIS
5 1 (0.28%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (0.28%) SOAP
5 1 (0.28%) Web Services
5 1 (0.28%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 48 (13.33%) Social Media
2 40 (11.11%) User Experience
3 34 (9.44%) Taxonomies
4 28 (7.78%) Management Information System
4 28 (7.78%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (3.61%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.78%) Learning Management System
6 10 (2.78%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.67%) Analytical Mindset
7 6 (1.67%) Marketing Technology
8 5 (1.39%) NHS
8 5 (1.39%) PMI
8 5 (1.39%) Renewable Energy
9 4 (1.11%) EPoS
9 4 (1.11%) Fibre Optics
10 3 (0.83%) Cyber Defence
10 3 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.83%) IVR
10 3 (0.83%) mPOS
10 3 (0.83%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.22%) Windows
2 3 (0.83%) Linux
3 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (58.61%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (26.11%) Project Management
3 86 (23.89%) Business Analysis
4 80 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
5 70 (19.44%) Analytics
6 67 (18.61%) Waterfall
7 65 (18.06%) Change Management
8 60 (16.67%) Coaching
9 51 (14.17%) ITIL
10 50 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
10 50 (13.89%) Data Analytics
11 48 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
12 47 (13.06%) Operational Stability
13 43 (11.94%) Risk Management
14 42 (11.67%) Scrum
15 41 (11.39%) Business Case
15 41 (11.39%) Collaborative Working
16 40 (11.11%) PRINCE2
16 40 (11.11%) Service Management
17 38 (10.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (19.17%) C
2 18 (5.00%) SQL
3 7 (1.94%) C#
4 5 (1.39%) VBA
5 4 (1.11%) Java
5 4 (1.11%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.83%) C++
6 3 (0.83%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.83%) Python
7 1 (0.28%) Java 8
7 1 (0.28%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 136 (37.78%) Degree
2 28 (7.78%) Master's Degree
3 26 (7.22%) Security Cleared
4 23 (6.39%) SC Cleared
5 10 (2.78%) PMI Certification
6 9 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 8 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (1.94%) CBAP
8 7 (1.94%) HND
9 5 (1.39%) PMP
10 3 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.56%) CCA
11 2 (0.56%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.28%) APMP
12 1 (0.28%) CCNP
12 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.28%) JNCIP
12 1 (0.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (3.61%) Cyber Essentials
2 13 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 12 (3.33%) NIST
4 11 (3.06%) PMO
5 10 (2.78%) COBIT
5 10 (2.78%) GDPR
5 10 (2.78%) SLA
6 8 (2.22%) ITGC
7 7 (1.94%) QA
8 5 (1.39%) Data Quality
8 5 (1.39%) ISO 22301
9 4 (1.11%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.56%) Accessibility
10 2 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.56%) SOC 2
11 1 (0.28%) Def Stans
11 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (1.39%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.83%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.28%) Docker
3 1 (0.28%) Firmware
3 1 (0.28%) PowerDNS
3 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (0.83%) Kubernetes
1 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.28%) Ansible
2 1 (0.28%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.28%) Kibana
2 1 (0.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 40 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.39%) Salesforce.com
2 23 (6.39%) SAP
3 22 (6.11%) Workday
4 17 (4.72%) Remedy
5 11 (3.06%) Avature
5 11 (3.06%) Kenexa
6 7 (1.94%) Google
7 6 (1.67%) Oracle
8 4 (1.11%) CA
8 4 (1.11%) Cisco
9 3 (0.83%) Ariba
9 3 (0.83%) hybris
9 3 (0.83%) VMware
10 2 (0.56%) Cadence
10 2 (0.56%) HP
10 2 (0.56%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.28%) Dell
11 1 (0.28%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.28%) Juniper