Period
to 25 September 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Social Skills over the 6 months to 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Social Skills (Interpersonal, Communication)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 2 8 2
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Social Skills 801 197 960
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Surrey 32.25% 17.89% 23.86%
As % of the General category 54.49% 37.24% 45.63%
Number of salaries quoted 517 165 747
10th Percentile £26,000 £27,400 £25,750
25th Percentile £38,500 £41,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +21.05% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,400
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +2.22%

Social 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 Surrey with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Surrey
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,470 529 2,104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 59.18% 48.05% 52.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,027 442 1,684
10th Percentile £27,650 £29,775 £26,250
25th Percentile £40,500 £41,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -2.61% +9.52% +5.00%
75th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £67,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £81,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

Social Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Social Skills as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Social Skills in Surrey

Social Skills
Salary Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Social Skills in Surrey.

Salary trend for Social Skills in Surrey

Social Skills
Salary Histogram in Surrey

Salary distribution for jobs citing Social Skills in Surrey over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Social Skills in Surrey

Social Skills
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Social Skills within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 25 September 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
Guildford +26 187 £52,500 +5.00% 30
Woking +10 70 £47,500 -20.83% 4
Chertsey +9 53 £39,000 -8.24% 2
Leatherhead +3 44 £28,500 -43.00% 13
Sunbury-on-Thames -2 30 £48,750 - 1
Walton-on-Thames +8 27 £23,000 -11.54% 4
Egham +3 26 £50,000 -44.44% 5
Redhill +2 25 £26,000 -58.40%
Godalming +5 23 £62,500 +13.64% 3
Reigate +1 22 £85,000 +30.77% 15
Camberley -1 18 £55,000 +12.82% 7
Weybridge - 12 £63,750 -
Staines -7 10 £45,000 -26.53% 1
Cobham - 9 £36,500 -
Farnham -7 8 £55,000 -4.35% 6
Epsom +1 6 £40,000 -58.97% 6
Horley - 6 - -
Tadworth - 4 - - 1
Esher - 3 £19,000 -
Addlestone - 2 - - 1
Virginia Water - 2 - - 1
Whyteleafe - 1 - - 5
Banstead - 1 £95,000 -
Dorking - 1 - - 2
Godstone - 1 - -
Social Skills
South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, IT jobs citing Social 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Social Skills.

1 304 (37.95%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (27.34%) Degree
3 211 (26.34%) Finance
4 208 (25.97%) Problem-Solving
5 171 (21.35%) Analytical Skills
6 170 (21.22%) Project Management
7 162 (20.22%) Microsoft
8 128 (15.98%) Azure
9 106 (13.23%) SQL
10 99 (12.36%) JavaScript
11 97 (12.11%) C#
11 97 (12.11%) Windows
12 93 (11.61%) Continuous Improvement
13 91 (11.36%) DevOps
14 89 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
15 88 (10.99%) Information Security
16 85 (10.61%) Mentoring
17 83 (10.36%) ITIL
18 82 (10.24%) Microsoft 365
19 81 (10.11%) Cybersecurity
20 75 (9.36%) Scrum
21 73 (9.11%) Business Analysis
21 73 (9.11%) Computer Science
22 72 (8.99%) SQL Server
23 67 (8.36%) Android
24 65 (8.11%) .NET
24 65 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
25 64 (7.99%) OO
26 63 (7.87%) Risk Management
26 63 (7.87%) AWS

Social Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 30 (3.75%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.12%) CMS
2 9 (1.12%) Confluence
3 6 (0.75%) Apache Spark
4 5 (0.62%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (0.50%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.37%) IIS
7 2 (0.25%) SAS
8 1 (0.12%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.12%) Appian
8 1 (0.12%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.12%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 40 (4.99%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (4.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.12%) Figma
3 9 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.62%) UXPin
6 3 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.62%) SAP S/4HANA
2 12 (1.50%) NetSuite
3 7 (0.87%) SAP ERP
3 7 (0.87%) WebTrends
4 6 (0.75%) Dynamics GP
4 6 (0.75%) Sprinklr
5 5 (0.62%) Hyperion Planning
6 4 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.25%) HFM
9 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 128 (15.98%) Azure
2 82 (10.24%) Microsoft 365
3 63 (7.87%) AWS
4 52 (6.49%) Power Platform
5 39 (4.87%) SaaS
6 24 (3.00%) Dynamics 365
7 19 (2.37%) npm
8 16 (2.00%) IaaS
8 16 (2.00%) PowerApps
9 15 (1.87%) Amazon Cognito
9 15 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (1.87%) Amazon S3
9 15 (1.87%) PaaS
10 14 (1.75%) Power Automate
11 9 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (1.12%) OpenShift
12 8 (1.00%) Apigee
13 7 (0.87%) Adobe Analytics
13 7 (0.87%) Google Analytics
14 6 (0.75%) Amazon Alexa
Communications & Networking
1 50 (6.24%) Firewall
2 25 (3.12%) VPN
3 20 (2.50%) DNS
4 16 (2.00%) LAN
5 15 (1.87%) WAN
6 14 (1.75%) Internet
7 11 (1.37%) 5G
7 11 (1.37%) DHCP
7 11 (1.37%) VLAN
8 10 (1.25%) TCP/IP
9 9 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (1.12%) VoIP
9 9 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (1.12%) Wireless
10 8 (1.00%) HTTP
10 8 (1.00%) Network Security
10 8 (1.00%) SAN
11 6 (0.75%) LTE
12 5 (0.62%) 4G
12 5 (0.62%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (8.99%) SQL Server
2 41 (5.12%) Power BI
3 19 (2.37%) Data Lake
3 19 (2.37%) NoSQL
4 15 (1.87%) MySQL
5 12 (1.50%) DataStage
6 11 (1.37%) SAP Data Services
7 10 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
7 10 (1.25%) Oracle Database
7 10 (1.25%) Relational Database
8 7 (0.87%) Big Data
8 7 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (0.75%) Tableau
10 4 (0.50%) Couchbase
10 4 (0.50%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.50%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.50%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.37%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 42 (5.24%) Git (software)
2 35 (4.37%) JIRA
3 30 (3.75%) Visual Studio
4 21 (2.62%) NUnit
5 18 (2.25%) Selenium
6 15 (1.87%) Babel
6 15 (1.87%) webpack
7 14 (1.75%) Jenkins
8 13 (1.62%) SpecFlow
8 13 (1.62%) WebDriver
9 9 (1.12%) Cucumber
10 8 (1.00%) TestNG
11 7 (0.87%) PHPUnit
12 6 (0.75%) Maven
13 5 (0.62%) eggPlant
14 4 (0.50%) CMake
14 4 (0.50%) JUnit
15 3 (0.37%) Ant
15 3 (0.37%) Eclipse
15 3 (0.37%) JMeter
General
1 211 (26.34%) Finance
2 171 (21.35%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (7.87%) Organisational Skills
4 61 (7.62%) Influencing Skills
5 59 (7.37%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 54 (6.74%) Retail
7 52 (6.49%) Legal
8 43 (5.37%) Presentation Skills
9 37 (4.62%) Law
9 37 (4.62%) Marketing
10 32 (4.00%) Electronics
11 30 (3.75%) Telecoms
12 29 (3.62%) Public Sector
13 27 (3.37%) Manufacturing
14 23 (2.87%) Banking
15 17 (2.12%) Back Office
15 17 (2.12%) Documentation Skills
16 16 (2.00%) Wearables
17 13 (1.62%) Aerospace
18 8 (1.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 129 (16.10%) Analyst
2 94 (11.74%) Consultant
3 79 (9.86%) Developer
4 47 (5.87%) Support Analyst
5 44 (5.49%) Architect
6 43 (5.37%) Support Engineer
7 37 (4.62%) Software Engineer
8 36 (4.49%) Junior
9 34 (4.24%) Project Manager
10 30 (3.75%) IT Support
11 28 (3.50%) Product Owner
12 25 (3.12%) C# Developer
13 23 (2.87%) 1st Line Support
13 23 (2.87%) Applications Support
14 22 (2.75%) Team Leader
14 22 (2.75%) Technical Consultant
15 21 (2.62%) IT Manager
16 19 (2.37%) Data Analyst
16 19 (2.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 19 (2.37%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (8.11%) .NET
2 51 (6.37%) RESTful
3 48 (5.99%) React
4 40 (4.99%) HTML
5 39 (4.87%) CSS
6 35 (4.37%) ASP.NET
7 29 (3.62%) Entity Framework
7 29 (3.62%) REST
8 26 (3.25%) .NET Core
9 21 (2.62%) React Native
10 20 (2.50%) ASP.NET Core
10 20 (2.50%) LINQ
11 18 (2.25%) TensorFlow
11 18 (2.25%) Web Services
12 17 (2.12%) .NET Framework
12 17 (2.12%) AngularJS
13 16 (2.00%) NumPy
14 15 (1.87%) D3.js
14 15 (1.87%) jQuery
14 15 (1.87%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 89 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
2 58 (7.24%) Management Information System
3 39 (4.87%) User Experience
4 33 (4.12%) iPhone
5 21 (2.62%) Algorithms
6 20 (2.50%) Renewable Energy
7 18 (2.25%) Data Centre
8 17 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (2.12%) Virtual Team
9 16 (2.00%) 3D Graphics
10 14 (1.75%) NHS
11 13 (1.62%) Greenfield Project
12 12 (1.50%) LIMS
12 12 (1.50%) Social Media
13 11 (1.37%) Driving Licence
14 8 (1.00%) DTCC
15 7 (0.87%) EPoS
15 7 (0.87%) Legacy Code
15 7 (0.87%) Smart Meter
16 5 (0.62%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 97 (12.11%) Windows
2 67 (8.36%) Android
3 48 (5.99%) Linux
4 38 (4.74%) Windows Server
5 26 (3.25%) Apple iOS
6 22 (2.75%) Windows 10
7 19 (2.37%) Unix
8 18 (2.25%) Windows Server 2019
9 17 (2.12%) Windows Server 2016
10 10 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (1.12%) CentOS
11 9 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.25%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (37.95%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (25.97%) Problem-Solving
3 170 (21.22%) Project Management
4 93 (11.61%) Continuous Improvement
5 91 (11.36%) DevOps
6 88 (10.99%) Information Security
7 85 (10.61%) Mentoring
8 83 (10.36%) ITIL
9 81 (10.11%) Cybersecurity
10 75 (9.36%) Scrum
11 73 (9.11%) Business Analysis
11 73 (9.11%) Computer Science
12 65 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 64 (7.99%) OO
14 63 (7.87%) Risk Management
15 62 (7.74%) Software Engineering
16 54 (6.74%) Coaching
16 54 (6.74%) Process Improvement
17 53 (6.62%) TDD
18 52 (6.49%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 106 (13.23%) SQL
2 99 (12.36%) JavaScript
3 97 (12.11%) C#
4 57 (7.12%) Java
5 47 (5.87%) C
6 44 (5.49%) Python
7 37 (4.62%) PowerShell
8 35 (4.37%) C++
9 17 (2.12%) T-SQL
10 16 (2.00%) PHP
11 14 (1.75%) TypeScript
12 9 (1.12%) Perl
13 8 (1.00%) Tcl
14 7 (0.87%) PHP 7
15 5 (0.62%) ES6
15 5 (0.62%) Go
16 4 (0.50%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.50%) VBA
17 3 (0.37%) MATLAB
17 3 (0.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 219 (27.34%) Degree
2 51 (6.37%) Security Cleared
3 50 (6.24%) Computer Science Degree
4 41 (5.12%) SC Cleared
5 36 (4.49%) ISEB
6 31 (3.87%) CISSP
7 27 (3.37%) CISM
8 20 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (2.25%) CRISC
10 17 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (2.00%) CCNA
11 16 (2.00%) CEH
12 14 (1.75%) CCNP
13 12 (1.50%) DV Cleared
13 12 (1.50%) PMI Certification
13 12 (1.50%) PMP
14 11 (1.37%) Master's Degree
15 10 (1.25%) DBS Check
16 9 (1.12%) CISA
17 7 (0.87%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (4.87%) SLA
3 38 (4.74%) QA
4 28 (3.50%) GDPR
5 26 (3.25%) Cyber Essentials
6 19 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 16 (2.00%) ISO 9001
8 13 (1.62%) PMO
9 12 (1.50%) NIST
10 7 (0.87%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 7 (0.87%) RMADS
11 6 (0.75%) COBIT
12 5 (0.62%) GRC
12 5 (0.62%) HL7
12 5 (0.62%) IASME
12 5 (0.62%) ITGC
12 5 (0.62%) WAI
13 4 (0.50%) Data Quality
13 4 (0.50%) PCI DSS
14 3 (0.37%) Accessibility
System Software
1 36 (4.49%) Docker
2 27 (3.37%) Active Directory
3 22 (2.75%) Firmware
4 14 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.75%) VMware Workstation
5 13 (1.62%) vSphere
6 12 (1.50%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.25%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.12%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.12%) XenApp
9 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 33 (4.12%) Kubernetes
2 10 (1.25%) Terraform
3 9 (1.12%) Ansible
3 9 (1.12%) Grafana
3 9 (1.12%) Puppet
3 9 (1.12%) SCCM
4 6 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (0.62%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 5 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.37%) Consul
6 3 (0.37%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (0.37%) Graphite
6 3 (0.37%) MobiControl
6 3 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.37%) Packer
6 3 (0.37%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.25%) Kibana
7 2 (0.25%) SCOM
8 1 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.12%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 162 (20.22%) Microsoft
2 40 (4.99%) Oracle
3 36 (4.49%) VMware
4 29 (3.62%) SAP
4 29 (3.62%) Xceptor
5 24 (3.00%) Cisco
5 24 (3.00%) ServiceNow
6 17 (2.12%) Adobe
7 16 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (1.75%) Google
9 12 (1.50%) Citrix
10 11 (1.37%) Informatica
10 11 (1.37%) Splunk
11 9 (1.12%) Palo Alto
11 9 (1.12%) Workday
12 8 (1.00%) Aruba
12 8 (1.00%) Cognizant
13 7 (0.87%) Dell
13 7 (0.87%) EMC
13 7 (0.87%) Omniture