Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Influencing Skills
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 211 233 178
Rank change year-on-year +22 -55 +52
Permanent jobs citing Influencing Skills 229 157 492
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.50% 1.09% 1.87%
As % of the General category 3.00% 2.32% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 128 93 282
10th Percentile £40,500 £41,250 £36,750
25th Percentile £47,859 £50,000 £45,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.54% +8.33% +14.29%
75th Percentile £65,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £86,500 £83,750
England median annual salary £60,275 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.27% +8.33% +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 7,643 6,772 12,998
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 50.05% 46.91% 49.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4,803 5,198 9,939
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £34,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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
Thames Valley +13 105 £57,500 -16.06% 12
Hampshire -6 53 £58,497 +6.36% 6
Berkshire +5 49 £57,500 -14.81% 6
Surrey +8 46 £57,500 -6.12% 6
Buckinghamshire +24 44 £57,500 -8.00% 4
Oxfordshire -12 12 £58,500 -14.98% 2
West Sussex +12 10 £50,000 +17.65% 1
East Sussex -11 9 £80,000 +23.08% 2
Kent - 2 £50,000 - 3
Sussex - 1 £50,000 -
Influencing Skills
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 113 (49.34%) Social Skills
2 81 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (28.38%) Project Management
4 60 (26.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 42 (18.34%) Finance
5 42 (18.34%) Azure
6 40 (17.47%) Analytical Skills
7 39 (17.03%) Mentoring
8 38 (16.59%) ITIL
8 38 (16.59%) PRINCE2
9 37 (16.16%) Degree
10 36 (15.72%) Telecoms
10 36 (15.72%) Service Management
11 35 (15.28%) Presentation Skills
11 35 (15.28%) Problem-Solving
12 28 (12.23%) Business Case
12 28 (12.23%) User Experience
13 26 (11.35%) Microsoft
14 25 (10.92%) Marketing
14 25 (10.92%) Cybersecurity
15 24 (10.48%) Coaching
15 24 (10.48%) Machine Learning
16 23 (10.04%) Information Security
16 23 (10.04%) Geospatial Data
16 23 (10.04%) Project Delivery
17 22 (9.61%) Decision-Making
17 22 (9.61%) Business Analysis
17 22 (9.61%) User Acceptance Testing
18 21 (9.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 20 (8.73%) Wi-Fi

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 11 (4.80%) Apache Spark
2 8 (3.49%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.62%) CMS
3 6 (2.62%) Confluence
4 5 (2.18%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.75%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.44%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 16 (6.99%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (5.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (4.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (4.37%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.31%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.87%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.44%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.44%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.44%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 42 (18.34%) Azure
2 8 (3.49%) AWS
3 7 (3.06%) Azure Data Factory
4 6 (2.62%) Azure Machine Learning
5 4 (1.75%) Microsoft 365
6 3 (1.31%) SaaS
7 2 (0.87%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.87%) GCP
7 2 (0.87%) Power Platform
7 2 (0.87%) Snowflake
7 2 (0.87%) Tricentis Tosca
8 1 (0.44%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.44%) Azure Storage
8 1 (0.44%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.73%) Wi-Fi
2 17 (7.42%) LAN
3 16 (6.99%) WAN
4 6 (2.62%) VPN
5 5 (2.18%) Wireless
6 4 (1.75%) Ethernet
6 4 (1.75%) Firewall
7 3 (1.31%) Network Security
8 2 (0.87%) DWDM
8 2 (0.87%) MPLS
8 2 (0.87%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.87%) WLAN
9 1 (0.44%) SD-WAN
9 1 (0.44%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.04%) Geospatial Data
2 17 (7.42%) Big Data
3 7 (3.06%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.31%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.87%) Data Lake
6 2 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.87%) Power BI
7 1 (0.44%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.44%) Spatial Data
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (5.24%) JIRA
2 5 (2.18%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.18%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (1.75%) ClearCase
3 4 (1.75%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.44%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.44%) JMeter
4 1 (0.44%) REST Assured
4 1 (0.44%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.44%) TestDirector
General
1 113 (49.34%) Social Skills
2 42 (18.34%) Finance
3 40 (17.47%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (15.72%) Telecoms
5 35 (15.28%) Presentation Skills
6 25 (10.92%) Marketing
7 18 (7.86%) Banking
8 14 (6.11%) Retail
9 12 (5.24%) Legal
9 12 (5.24%) Military
10 11 (4.80%) Organisational Skills
10 11 (4.80%) Public Sector
11 9 (3.93%) Documentation Skills
12 6 (2.62%) Manufacturing
13 5 (2.18%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (1.75%) Electronics
15 3 (1.31%) Aerospace
15 3 (1.31%) German Language
15 3 (1.31%) Law
15 3 (1.31%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 40 (17.47%) Analyst
1 40 (17.47%) Project Manager
2 22 (9.61%) Architect
2 22 (9.61%) Business Analyst
3 17 (7.42%) IT Manager
4 16 (6.99%) Consultant
4 16 (6.99%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (5.68%) Data Engineer
6 12 (5.24%) Senior Data Engineer
7 10 (4.37%) Strategy Manager
8 9 (3.93%) IT Project Manager
8 9 (3.93%) LAN/WAN Analyst
8 9 (3.93%) Service Manager
8 9 (3.93%) Strategic Business Analyst
8 9 (3.93%) Transformation Analyst
8 9 (3.93%) Voice Analyst
9 8 (3.49%) Senior Manager
9 8 (3.49%) Technical Consultant
10 7 (3.06%) Developer
10 7 (3.06%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.37%) HTML
1 10 (4.37%) REST
2 9 (3.93%) XML
3 6 (2.62%) PostGIS
4 5 (2.18%) CSS
4 5 (2.18%) HTML5
4 5 (2.18%) JSON
4 5 (2.18%) Spring
5 4 (1.75%) CSS3
5 4 (1.75%) Middleware
5 4 (1.75%) SOAP
5 4 (1.75%) Web Services
5 4 (1.75%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (1.75%) XML Schema
6 3 (1.31%) .NET
6 3 (1.31%) Keras
6 3 (1.31%) TensorFlow
7 1 (0.44%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.44%) J2EE
7 1 (0.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.23%) User Experience
2 14 (6.11%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.68%) Data Centre
3 13 (5.68%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (5.24%) Cloud Native
4 12 (5.24%) Virtual Team
5 9 (3.93%) Life Science
6 8 (3.49%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.75%) Blog
7 4 (1.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (1.31%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (1.31%) EPoS
8 3 (1.31%) mPOS
9 2 (0.87%) Fibre Optics
9 2 (0.87%) NHS
10 1 (0.44%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.44%) Photography
10 1 (0.44%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.75%) Linux
1 4 (1.75%) Unix
2 2 (0.87%) Windows
2 2 (0.87%) Windows Server
2 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (28.38%) Project Management
3 60 (26.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (17.03%) Mentoring
5 38 (16.59%) ITIL
5 38 (16.59%) PRINCE2
6 36 (15.72%) Service Management
7 35 (15.28%) Problem-Solving
8 28 (12.23%) Business Case
9 25 (10.92%) Cybersecurity
10 24 (10.48%) Coaching
10 24 (10.48%) Machine Learning
11 23 (10.04%) Information Security
11 23 (10.04%) Project Delivery
12 22 (9.61%) Business Analysis
12 22 (9.61%) Decision-Making
12 22 (9.61%) User Acceptance Testing
13 20 (8.73%) Customer Requirements
14 19 (8.30%) ERP
14 19 (8.30%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.55%) Java
2 14 (6.11%) JavaScript
3 8 (3.49%) C++
4 7 (3.06%) Python
5 6 (2.62%) C
6 5 (2.18%) SQL
7 4 (1.75%) MATLAB
8 3 (1.31%) C#
9 1 (0.44%) Java 8
9 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (16.16%) Degree
2 20 (8.73%) Security Cleared
3 16 (6.99%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (2.62%) CISM
5 6 (2.62%) CISSP
5 6 (2.62%) SSCP
6 5 (2.18%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (1.75%) Master's Degree
8 3 (1.31%) MBA
8 3 (1.31%) PhD
8 3 (1.31%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.87%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.87%) PMP
10 1 (0.44%) APMP
10 1 (0.44%) CEH
10 1 (0.44%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (6.55%) PMO
3 14 (6.11%) Cyber Essentials
4 9 (3.93%) Def Stans
5 8 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 8 (3.49%) NIST
5 8 (3.49%) PCI DSS
6 7 (3.06%) NCSC
6 7 (3.06%) QA
7 6 (2.62%) GDPR
8 5 (2.18%) Accessibility
9 3 (1.31%) COBIT
9 3 (1.31%) SLA
10 2 (0.87%) NIST 800
System Software
1 6 (2.62%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (1.75%) Firmware
3 3 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.87%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.87%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (2.62%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.87%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.44%) Puppet
3 1 (0.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (11.35%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.86%) Databricks
3 10 (4.37%) Oracle
3 10 (4.37%) SAP
4 8 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (2.62%) hybris
6 5 (2.18%) Cadence
6 5 (2.18%) EMC
6 5 (2.18%) VMware
7 4 (1.75%) Agilent
7 4 (1.75%) ESRI
7 4 (1.75%) IBM
8 2 (0.87%) Adobe
8 2 (0.87%) HP
8 2 (0.87%) Remedy
8 2 (0.87%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.44%) Cisco
9 1 (0.44%) Civica