Period
to 31 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Skype skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Skype over the 6 months to 31 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
England > South East
6 months to
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 73 351 358
Rank change year-on-year +278 +7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Skype 307 170 191
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.78% 0.67% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.37% 4.04% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 293 167 195
Median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £34,000 £25,750 £27,700
90th Percentile £68,750 £72,600 £74,000
England median annual salary £55,614 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +23.59% - -5.26%

Skype is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,585 4,206 4,500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.50% 16.62% 15.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1,243 3,266 3,530
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,465 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.45% - +5.56%

Skype
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype in the South East

Skype
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Skype in the South East

Skype
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Skype in the South East over the 6 months to 31 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Skype in the South East

Skype
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 Skype within the South East region over the 6 months to 31 October 2020. 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
West Sussex +140 177 £60,000 +2.13% 5
East Sussex +107 65 £60,000 - 1
Thames Valley +99 25 £38,500 -23.00% 2
Hampshire +102 20 £40,000 +3.90% 6
Surrey +69 18 £62,500 +19.05% 2
Buckinghamshire +69 12 £42,250 -23.18%
Berkshire +95 10 £34,500 -23.33% 2
Oxfordshire +42 4 £35,000 -22.22%
Kent +39 2 £28,250 -49.55%
Skype
England

For the 6 months to 31 October 2020, IT jobs citing Skype 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 Skype.

1 166 (54.07%) SQL Server
2 162 (52.77%) .NET
3 138 (44.95%) C#
4 124 (40.39%) Azure
5 119 (38.76%) Agile Software Development
6 105 (34.20%) React
7 103 (33.55%) ASP.NET
8 96 (31.27%) MVC
8 96 (31.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 96 (31.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 86 (28.01%) ASP.NET Core
9 86 (28.01%) Test Automation
10 84 (27.36%) QA
11 82 (26.71%) PaaS
11 82 (26.71%) IaaS
12 80 (26.06%) TypeScript
13 77 (25.08%) .NET Core
14 74 (24.10%) WebDriver
14 74 (24.10%) Selenium
15 70 (22.80%) SQL
16 66 (21.50%) JavaScript
16 66 (21.50%) HTTP
17 65 (21.17%) .NET Framework
17 65 (21.17%) Git (software)
17 65 (21.17%) NoSQL
17 65 (21.17%) NServiceBus
18 59 (19.22%) Microsoft
19 55 (17.92%) HTML
19 55 (17.92%) CSS
20 53 (17.26%) Scrum

Skype
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 65 (21.17%) NServiceBus
2 48 (15.64%) Skype for Business
3 25 (8.14%) SharePoint
4 10 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (2.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (2.28%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.33%) IIS
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 9 (2.93%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.33%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 124 (40.39%) Azure
2 82 (26.71%) IaaS
2 82 (26.71%) PaaS
3 29 (9.45%) Office 365
4 14 (4.56%) AWS
5 12 (3.91%) SaaS
6 9 (2.93%) OneDrive
7 8 (2.61%) BlazeMeter
8 4 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.65%) GCP
11 1 (0.33%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.33%) GitHub
11 1 (0.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 66 (21.50%) HTTP
2 20 (6.51%) Firewall
3 11 (3.58%) DNS
4 10 (3.26%) DHCP
5 4 (1.30%) SAN
5 4 (1.30%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.98%) LAN
6 3 (0.98%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.98%) VoIP
6 3 (0.98%) WAN
7 2 (0.65%) FTP
7 2 (0.65%) H.323
7 2 (0.65%) VPN
8 1 (0.33%) DKIM
8 1 (0.33%) DMARC
8 1 (0.33%) ICMP
8 1 (0.33%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.33%) PABX
8 1 (0.33%) PBX
8 1 (0.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (54.07%) SQL Server
2 65 (21.17%) NoSQL
3 6 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.65%) MySQL
5 1 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 74 (24.10%) Selenium
1 74 (24.10%) WebDriver
2 65 (21.17%) Git (software)
3 44 (14.33%) SpecFlow
4 43 (14.01%) Octopus Deploy
5 34 (11.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 31 (10.10%) TeamCity
7 28 (9.12%) Cucumber
8 8 (2.61%) JMeter
9 7 (2.28%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.33%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.33%) JIRA
10 1 (0.33%) Postman
10 1 (0.33%) SoapUI
General
1 23 (7.49%) Finance
2 8 (2.61%) Marketing
3 6 (1.95%) Retail
4 5 (1.63%) Military
5 4 (1.30%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.33%) German Language
6 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 112 (36.48%) Developer
2 79 (25.73%) Analyst
3 68 (22.15%) Test Analyst
4 67 (21.82%) .NET Developer
5 51 (16.61%) Automation Test Analyst
6 43 (14.01%) QA Analyst
6 43 (14.01%) QA Test Analyst
7 38 (12.38%) Senior Developer
8 34 (11.07%) QA Automation Analyst
9 31 (10.10%) Principal Developer
10 30 (9.77%) QA Engineer
11 28 (9.12%) Senior .NET Developer
12 21 (6.84%) Lead Developer
13 18 (5.86%) Principal .NET Developer
14 16 (5.21%) Senior QA Engineer
15 12 (3.91%) Architect
15 12 (3.91%) DevOps Engineer
15 12 (3.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 12 (3.91%) Lead .NET Developer
15 12 (3.91%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (52.77%) .NET
2 105 (34.20%) React
3 103 (33.55%) ASP.NET
4 96 (31.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 96 (31.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 86 (28.01%) ASP.NET Core
6 77 (25.08%) .NET Core
7 65 (21.17%) .NET Framework
8 55 (17.92%) CSS
8 55 (17.92%) HTML
9 44 (14.33%) jQuery
9 44 (14.33%) Redux
10 34 (11.07%) Entity Framework
10 34 (11.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 31 (10.10%) Blazor
12 27 (8.79%) OAuth
12 27 (8.79%) OAuth2
12 27 (8.79%) OpenID
13 23 (7.49%) Gherkin
14 9 (2.93%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.23%) Data Centre
2 10 (3.26%) Private Cloud
2 10 (3.26%) Public Cloud
3 9 (2.93%) Client/Server
4 8 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (2.61%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (1.95%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.98%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.65%) Clustering
7 2 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.33%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.33%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.33%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.33%) PKI
8 1 (0.33%) PMI
8 1 (0.33%) Replication
8 1 (0.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 34 (11.07%) Windows
2 18 (5.86%) Windows Server
3 16 (5.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (4.89%) Linux
5 12 (3.91%) Windows 10
6 10 (3.26%) Windows Server 2016
7 7 (2.28%) Windows 7
7 7 (2.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.95%) CentOS
9 4 (1.30%) Android
10 2 (0.65%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.65%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.33%) Robot Operating System
11 1 (0.33%) Unix
11 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (38.76%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (31.27%) MVC
3 86 (28.01%) Test Automation
4 53 (17.26%) Scrum
5 52 (16.94%) BDD
6 49 (15.96%) DevOps
6 49 (15.96%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 47 (15.31%) OWASP
8 34 (11.07%) Microservices
8 34 (11.07%) SOA
8 34 (11.07%) SOLID
8 34 (11.07%) TDD
9 31 (10.10%) Mentoring
10 23 (7.49%) QA Automation
11 18 (5.86%) Line Management
12 15 (4.89%) ITIL
13 14 (4.56%) OO
14 13 (4.23%) Front End Development
15 11 (3.58%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (3.58%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 138 (44.95%) C#
2 80 (26.06%) TypeScript
3 70 (22.80%) SQL
4 66 (21.50%) JavaScript
5 29 (9.45%) PowerShell
6 20 (6.51%) Python
7 1 (0.33%) C
7 1 (0.33%) C++
7 1 (0.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (6.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (5.86%) MCSE
2 18 (5.86%) Security Cleared
3 14 (4.56%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.26%) CCNA
4 10 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (2.93%) Degree
5 9 (2.93%) DV Cleared
5 9 (2.93%) MCSA
6 7 (2.28%) ISEB
6 7 (2.28%) ISTQB
7 6 (1.95%) TOGAF Certification
8 2 (0.65%) CCNP
8 2 (0.65%) LFCE
8 2 (0.65%) LFCS
8 2 (0.65%) Linux+ Certification
8 2 (0.65%) RHCE
8 2 (0.65%) RHCSA
8 2 (0.65%) VCAP
9 1 (0.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (27.36%) QA
2 2 (0.65%) SLA
3 1 (0.33%) GDPR
3 1 (0.33%) PMO
System Software
1 36 (11.73%) Active Directory
2 18 (5.86%) Hyper-V
2 18 (5.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (2.28%) vSphere
5 5 (1.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (1.63%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.65%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.33%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 25 (8.14%) SCCM
2 14 (4.56%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (2.93%) WSUS
4 8 (2.61%) Grafana
5 2 (0.65%) SCOM
6 1 (0.33%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.33%) Nagios
6 1 (0.33%) SCSM
6 1 (0.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 59 (19.22%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.14%) VMware
3 7 (2.28%) Red Hat
4 6 (1.95%) Cisco
5 4 (1.30%) HP
6 3 (0.98%) Citrix
6 3 (0.98%) Polycom
6 3 (0.98%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.65%) Dialogic
7 2 (0.65%) Google
7 2 (0.65%) Palo Alto
7 2 (0.65%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.33%) Avaya
8 1 (0.33%) CA
8 1 (0.33%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.33%) Juniper
8 1 (0.33%) Mitel
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle
8 1 (0.33%) Symantec
8 1 (0.33%) Veeam