Period
to

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 24 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Influencing Skills
England > South East
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 172 197 229
Rank change year-on-year +25 +32 -48
Permanent jobs citing Influencing Skills 391 207 199
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.93% 1.53% 1.19%
As % of the General category 3.24% 3.12% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 210 121 122
10th Percentile £37,000 £40,500 £40,000
25th Percentile £46,750 £50,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £58,497 £64,407
Median % change year-on-year -5.98% -9.18% +7.34%
75th Percentile £69,688 £68,723 £73,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £80,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £63,000
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%

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 12,070 6,642 8,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 59.54% 48.99% 48.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6,441 4,603 6,245
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,640 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.28% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £77,500
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 24 May 2022.

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 24 May 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
Surrey +19 118 £52,500 -8.70% 3
Thames Valley -43 111 £54,000 -6.09% 10
Hampshire -2 96 £65,000 +11.12% 2
Berkshire +1 61 £55,000 -4.35% 4
Kent -18 37 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Oxfordshire -8 32 £32,500 -44.44% 4
West Sussex +15 27 £59,000 +18.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -68 25 £67,500 +17.39% 2
East Sussex -7 5 £80,000 - 1
Middlesex - 5 - -
Sussex +8 2 £50,000 -
Influencing Skills
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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.

1 226 (57.80%) Social Skills
2 183 (46.80%) Agile
3 170 (43.48%) Degree
4 153 (39.13%) Project Management
5 151 (38.62%) Finance
6 91 (23.27%) Analytical Skills
7 90 (23.02%) Business Analysis
8 84 (21.48%) Continuous Improvement
9 72 (18.41%) Waterfall
10 71 (18.16%) Problem-Solving
11 63 (16.11%) PRINCE2
12 61 (15.60%) Coaching
13 59 (15.09%) Marketing
14 54 (13.81%) SQL
15 53 (13.55%) C
15 53 (13.55%) ITIL
15 53 (13.55%) Business Intelligence
15 53 (13.55%) Project Delivery
16 48 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
17 47 (12.02%) Mentoring
18 46 (11.76%) Customer-Centricity
19 45 (11.51%) Decision-Making
19 45 (11.51%) Data Management
20 44 (11.25%) Power BI
20 44 (11.25%) AWS
20 44 (11.25%) User Acceptance Testing
20 44 (11.25%) Power Platform
21 42 (10.74%) Customer Insight
21 42 (10.74%) Retail
21 42 (10.74%) Supplier Management

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 23 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.56%) CMS
3 9 (2.30%) Umbraco
3 9 (2.30%) WordPress
4 2 (0.51%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.26%) nginx
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 40 (10.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (2.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.28%) Campfire
5 4 (1.02%) Adobe After Effects
5 4 (1.02%) Adobe Premiere
5 4 (1.02%) CINEMA 4D
6 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.79%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.26%) IBM Planning Analytics
3 1 (0.26%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.26%) SAP CAR
3 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 44 (11.25%) AWS
1 44 (11.25%) Power Platform
2 33 (8.44%) Azure
3 14 (3.58%) SaaS
4 12 (3.07%) Microsoft 365
5 10 (2.56%) Collibra
6 9 (2.30%) Power Automate
7 7 (1.79%) SuccessFactors
8 5 (1.28%) Azure Data Factory
8 5 (1.28%) Azure Stack
8 5 (1.28%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 5 (1.28%) GCP
8 5 (1.28%) IaaS
8 5 (1.28%) PaaS
8 5 (1.28%) Snowflake
9 3 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.26%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.32%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (2.56%) WAN
3 9 (2.30%) LAN
4 8 (2.05%) Intranet
5 5 (1.28%) Broadband
6 4 (1.02%) xDSL
7 3 (0.77%) MPLS
7 3 (0.77%) Wireless
8 2 (0.51%) Internet
9 1 (0.26%) BGP
9 1 (0.26%) DNS
9 1 (0.26%) DNSSEC
9 1 (0.26%) DWDM
9 1 (0.26%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.26%) OSPF
9 1 (0.26%) SMS
9 1 (0.26%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.26%) VPN
9 1 (0.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (11.25%) Power BI
2 27 (6.91%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (5.12%) RDBMS
3 20 (5.12%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (2.30%) SQL Server
5 7 (1.79%) Big Data
6 6 (1.53%) Data Lake
7 5 (1.28%) DataStage
7 5 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (1.28%) TIBCO EBX
8 3 (0.77%) Geospatial Data
8 3 (0.77%) SAP HANA
9 2 (0.51%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 2 (0.51%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.51%) Electronic Patient Records
9 2 (0.51%) Lumira
9 2 (0.51%) QlikView
9 2 (0.51%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 12 (3.07%) JIRA
2 11 (2.81%) Postman
3 5 (1.28%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.28%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.02%) Maven
5 1 (0.26%) Selenium
5 1 (0.26%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.26%) WebDriver
General
1 226 (57.80%) Social Skills
2 151 (38.62%) Finance
3 91 (23.27%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (15.09%) Marketing
5 42 (10.74%) Retail
6 40 (10.23%) Aviation
7 39 (9.97%) Presentation Skills
8 36 (9.21%) Legal
9 21 (5.37%) Telecoms
10 18 (4.60%) French Language
11 15 (3.84%) Automotive
11 15 (3.84%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 15 (3.84%) Organisational Skills
11 15 (3.84%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (3.07%) Billing
12 12 (3.07%) German Language
12 12 (3.07%) Public Sector
13 10 (2.56%) Banking
14 8 (2.05%) Back Office
15 3 (0.77%) Law
Job Titles
1 142 (36.32%) Analyst
2 46 (11.76%) Business Analyst
3 45 (11.51%) Project Manager
4 40 (10.23%) Data Analyst
5 36 (9.21%) Senior Manager
6 33 (8.44%) Architect
7 26 (6.65%) IT Manager
8 24 (6.14%) Senior Project Manager
9 22 (5.63%) IT Analyst
10 21 (5.37%) Solutions Architect
11 20 (5.12%) Senior Analyst
12 19 (4.86%) Senior Business Analyst
13 17 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
14 15 (3.84%) IT Risk Analyst
14 15 (3.84%) Risk Analyst
15 13 (3.32%) Senior IT Manager
15 13 (3.32%) Senior IT Project Manager
16 10 (2.56%) Project Leader
17 9 (2.30%) Data Quality Analyst
17 9 (2.30%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.30%) CSS
1 9 (2.30%) HTML
1 9 (2.30%) RESTful
2 8 (2.05%) Middleware
3 3 (0.77%) .NET
3 3 (0.77%) SOAP
4 2 (0.51%) JSON
4 2 (0.51%) SAP Fiori
4 2 (0.51%) XML
5 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.26%) EDI
5 1 (0.26%) Kafka
5 1 (0.26%) Keras
5 1 (0.26%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.18%) User Experience
2 23 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 18 (4.60%) Virtual Team
4 15 (3.84%) Data Centre
5 14 (3.58%) Biotechnology
6 13 (3.32%) PMI
7 11 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (2.56%) Algorithms
9 9 (2.30%) Data Protection Act
9 9 (2.30%) Social Media
10 8 (2.05%) Private Cloud
10 8 (2.05%) Public Cloud
11 7 (1.79%) Analytical Mindset
11 7 (1.79%) Cyber Defence
11 7 (1.79%) Cyberattack
12 6 (1.53%) NHS
13 5 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
14 4 (1.02%) Animation
15 3 (0.77%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.79%) Windows
2 1 (0.26%) Android
2 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.26%) Linux
2 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (46.80%) Agile
2 153 (39.13%) Project Management
3 90 (23.02%) Business Analysis
4 84 (21.48%) Continuous Improvement
5 72 (18.41%) Waterfall
6 71 (18.16%) Problem-Solving
7 63 (16.11%) PRINCE2
8 61 (15.60%) Coaching
9 53 (13.55%) Business Intelligence
9 53 (13.55%) ITIL
9 53 (13.55%) Project Delivery
10 48 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
11 47 (12.02%) Mentoring
12 46 (11.76%) Customer-Centricity
13 45 (11.51%) Data Management
13 45 (11.51%) Decision-Making
14 44 (11.25%) User Acceptance Testing
15 42 (10.74%) Change Management
15 42 (10.74%) Customer Insight
15 42 (10.74%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (13.81%) SQL
2 53 (13.55%) C
3 14 (3.58%) Python
4 12 (3.07%) R
5 11 (2.81%) PowerShell
6 8 (2.05%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.51%) C#
7 2 (0.51%) C++
8 1 (0.26%) Bash
8 1 (0.26%) Java
8 1 (0.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 170 (43.48%) Degree
2 36 (9.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 19 (4.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (3.58%) Security Cleared
5 13 (3.32%) PMI Certification
6 12 (3.07%) DBS Check
7 11 (2.81%) CRISC
8 8 (2.05%) HND
9 7 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (1.79%) SC Cleared
10 6 (1.53%) ISEB
11 4 (1.02%) CBAP
11 4 (1.02%) Chartered Engineer
12 3 (0.77%) CGEIT
12 3 (0.77%) CISA
12 3 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.77%) Master's Degree
13 2 (0.51%) PhD
14 1 (0.26%) CCNP
14 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (7.93%) COBIT
2 21 (5.37%) GDPR
3 11 (2.81%) Data Quality
3 11 (2.81%) PMO
3 11 (2.81%) QA
4 10 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (2.05%) Actionable Recommendations
5 8 (2.05%) GRC
6 7 (1.79%) SLA
6 7 (1.79%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.77%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.77%) ITGC
7 3 (0.77%) NIST
8 1 (0.26%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.02%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.26%) Docker
3 1 (0.26%) PowerDNS
Systems Management
1 5 (1.28%) Terraform
2 4 (1.02%) Ansible
3 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (0.77%) Puppet
4 2 (0.51%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.26%) Control-M
5 1 (0.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (9.46%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.60%) SAP
3 13 (3.32%) Cognos
4 11 (2.81%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (2.30%) MuleSoft
6 8 (2.05%) Oracle
6 8 (2.05%) VMware
7 7 (1.79%) Planview
8 6 (1.53%) Databricks
9 5 (1.28%) Cadence
9 5 (1.28%) Cisco
9 5 (1.28%) Dell
9 5 (1.28%) TIBCO
9 5 (1.28%) Trillium
10 4 (1.02%) Adobe
10 4 (1.02%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.02%) SEEBURGER
10 4 (1.02%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.77%) Aruba
11 3 (0.77%) Remedy