Social Skills Jobs in the Thames Valley

Social Skills (Interpersonal, Communication)
South East > Thames Valley

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Skills in permanent job vacancies in the Thames Valley. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that cited Social Skills over the 6 months leading up to 17 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
17 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Social Skills 1,482 1,481 1,969
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 22.85% 29.28% 24.72%
As % of the General category 44.90% 47.36% 40.12%
Number of salaries quoted 939 781 890
10th Percentile £25,750 £28,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £37,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.46% +4.00% -
75th Percentile £58,750 £67,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £80,000 £77,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £51,955 £50,000
% change year-on-year -13.39% +3.91% -

All General Skills
Thames Valley

Social Skills falls under the General Skills category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring common skills in the Thames Valley.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,301 3,127 4,908
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 50.90% 61.82% 61.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,914 1,654 2,210
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,765 £28,341
25th Percentile £35,000 £37,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £52,000 £53,850
Median % change year-on-year -13.46% -3.44% +2.57%
75th Percentile £60,750 £67,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £80,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% -4.55% +10.00%

Social Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in the Thames Valley

Job postings citing Social Skills as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley.

Job vacancy trend for Social Skills in the Thames Valley

Social Skills
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Social Skills in the Thames Valley.

Salary trend for Social Skills in the Thames Valley

Social Skills
Salary Histogram in the Thames Valley

Salary distribution for jobs citing Social Skills in the Thames Valley over the 6 months to 17 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Social Skills in the Thames Valley

Social Skills
Job Locations in the Thames Valley

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Social Skills within the Thames Valley region over the 6 months to 17 July 2024. 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
Berkshire -2 641 £50,000 -4.85% 167
Buckinghamshire +1 486 £45,000 -5.26% 102
Oxfordshire -1 355 £42,500 -19.05% 139
Social Skills
South East

Social Skills
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the Thames Valley by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 55 (3.71%) Microsoft Exchange
2 43 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 25 (1.69%) CMS
4 19 (1.28%) WebLogic
5 18 (1.21%) Confluence
6 10 (0.67%) WordPress
7 8 (0.54%) Apache Spark
7 8 (0.54%) Drupal
8 6 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (0.27%) Joomla!
11 3 (0.20%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.13%) Apache
12 2 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.13%) JBoss
12 2 (0.13%) Kentico
12 2 (0.13%) SAS
12 2 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.067%) IIS
13 1 (0.067%) nginx
Applications
1 244 (16.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 128 (8.64%) Microsoft Office
3 34 (2.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 31 (2.09%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.47%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.47%) Siemens NX
8 4 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
8 4 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.27%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.20%) Adobe Premiere
9 3 (0.20%) InDesign
10 2 (0.13%) Adobe XD
10 2 (0.13%) Maya
10 2 (0.13%) MotionBuilder
10 2 (0.13%) SPSS
11 1 (0.067%) Simulink
11 1 (0.067%) Sketch
11 1 (0.067%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 22 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.81%) Primavera
3 10 (0.67%) NEC Housing
4 9 (0.61%) Salesforce CRM
5 8 (0.54%) Teamcenter
6 6 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
7 5 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
8 4 (0.27%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 3 (0.20%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.13%) Sage 200
10 2 (0.13%) SAP HCM
10 2 (0.13%) SAP HR
10 2 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
11 1 (0.067%) SAP GRC
11 1 (0.067%) SAP MM
11 1 (0.067%) SAP WM
11 1 (0.067%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 209 (14.10%) Azure
2 156 (10.53%) Microsoft 365
3 112 (7.56%) Power Platform
4 76 (5.13%) AWS
5 52 (3.51%) SaaS
6 36 (2.43%) Entra ID
7 35 (2.36%) Dynamics 365
8 33 (2.23%) Azure DevOps
9 26 (1.75%) Azure Monitor
10 23 (1.55%) PowerApps
11 21 (1.42%) Power Automate
12 17 (1.15%) Azure Storage
13 16 (1.08%) GCP
14 15 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
15 14 (0.94%) GitHub
15 14 (0.94%) Snowflake
16 12 (0.81%) PaaS
16 12 (0.81%) Serverless
17 11 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
17 11 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 84 (5.67%) Firewall
2 59 (3.98%) DNS
3 55 (3.71%) Broadband
4 50 (3.37%) DHCP
5 29 (1.96%) Wireless
6 19 (1.28%) VPN
7 18 (1.21%) Network Security
8 16 (1.08%) VoIP
8 16 (1.08%) WAN
9 14 (0.94%) TCP/IP
10 13 (0.88%) LAN
11 12 (0.81%) SAN
12 11 (0.74%) VLAN
13 8 (0.54%) 5G
13 8 (0.54%) SSL
13 8 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (0.47%) BGP
15 6 (0.40%) Intranet
16 5 (0.34%) DMZ
16 5 (0.34%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (4.93%) Power BI
2 57 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 24 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (1.55%) Relational Database
5 22 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
6 21 (1.42%) Oracle Database
7 20 (1.35%) MySQL
8 16 (1.08%) Big Data
9 14 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
10 13 (0.88%) Tableau
11 12 (0.81%) Data Lake
11 12 (0.81%) Data Mining
12 8 (0.54%) NoSQL
13 7 (0.47%) CouchDB
13 7 (0.47%) Geospatial Data
13 7 (0.47%) MS Access
13 7 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 54 (3.64%) JIRA
2 27 (1.82%) Git
3 14 (0.94%) MSI
4 13 (0.88%) AdminStudio
4 13 (0.88%) InstallShield
4 13 (0.88%) Visual Studio
5 10 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
6 9 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (0.54%) Gradle
7 8 (0.54%) NUnit
8 7 (0.47%) GitLab
8 7 (0.47%) Maven
9 6 (0.40%) Bitbucket
9 6 (0.40%) Jenkins
9 6 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (0.40%) Zephyr
10 5 (0.34%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.34%) JMeter
10 5 (0.34%) Selenium
11 2 (0.13%) JUnit
General
1 347 (23.41%) Analytical Skills
2 291 (19.64%) Finance
3 139 (9.38%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 106 (7.15%) Organisational Skills
5 105 (7.09%) Marketing
6 102 (6.88%) Retail
7 86 (5.80%) Presentation Skills
8 70 (4.72%) Legal
9 64 (4.32%) Influencing Skills
10 60 (4.05%) Manufacturing
11 58 (3.91%) Pharmaceutical
12 57 (3.85%) Public Sector
13 38 (2.56%) Law
13 38 (2.56%) Telecoms
14 34 (2.29%) Police
15 29 (1.96%) Documentation Skills
16 24 (1.62%) Electronics
17 23 (1.55%) Billing
17 23 (1.55%) Games
18 17 (1.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 212 (14.30%) Senior
2 197 (13.29%) Analyst
3 136 (9.18%) Lead
4 99 (6.68%) Architect
5 87 (5.87%) Developer
6 86 (5.80%) Project Manager
7 85 (5.74%) Support Engineer
8 73 (4.93%) IT Support
9 57 (3.85%) Consultant
10 54 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
10 54 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
11 48 (3.24%) Support Analyst
12 45 (3.04%) Applications Support
13 43 (2.90%) Software Engineer
14 42 (2.83%) IT Engineer
15 38 (2.56%) Technical Support
16 35 (2.36%) Administrator
16 35 (2.36%) Applications Support Analyst
17 34 (2.29%) IT Support Engineer
18 32 (2.16%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (3.78%) .NET
2 45 (3.04%) CSS
2 45 (3.04%) HTML
3 32 (2.16%) React
4 28 (1.89%) Spring
5 23 (1.55%) JSON
6 22 (1.48%) XML
7 21 (1.42%) EDI
8 19 (1.28%) ARM Templates
9 16 (1.08%) Java EE
10 15 (1.01%) .NET Core
10 15 (1.01%) J2EE
11 13 (0.88%) REST
12 12 (0.81%) AngularJS
12 12 (0.81%) Kafka
12 12 (0.81%) SOAP
12 12 (0.81%) Spring Boot
13 11 (0.74%) .NET Framework
14 10 (0.67%) Node.js
14 10 (0.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 204 (13.77%) Self-Motivation
2 110 (7.42%) Management Information System
3 41 (2.77%) Driving Licence
4 36 (2.43%) Algorithms
5 29 (1.96%) Product Ownership
6 27 (1.82%) Biopharmaceutical
6 27 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
7 25 (1.69%) Life Science
7 25 (1.69%) PKI
8 23 (1.55%) Analytical Mindset
8 23 (1.55%) Social Media
9 22 (1.48%) Onboarding
10 20 (1.35%) Data Centre
11 18 (1.21%) Replication
12 17 (1.15%) PMI
13 15 (1.01%) Virtual Team
14 13 (0.88%) Educational Technology
14 13 (0.88%) NHS
14 13 (0.88%) Shadow IT
15 12 (0.81%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 193 (13.02%) Windows
2 87 (5.87%) Linux
3 78 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 62 (4.18%) Windows 10
5 36 (2.43%) Windows Server 2019
6 35 (2.36%) Windows Server 2016
7 28 (1.89%) Unix
8 18 (1.21%) Mac OS
8 18 (1.21%) Windows 7
8 18 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (1.01%) Apple iOS
10 12 (0.81%) Android
11 10 (0.67%) VMS
11 10 (0.67%) Windows XP
12 9 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (0.61%) Windows NT
13 7 (0.47%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.34%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.27%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 620 (41.84%) Problem-Solving
2 278 (18.76%) Project Management
3 266 (17.95%) Mentoring
4 264 (17.81%) Agile
5 238 (16.06%) Decision-Making
6 186 (12.55%) Customer Service
7 160 (10.80%) Coaching
8 158 (10.66%) Continuous Improvement
9 150 (10.12%) ITIL
10 148 (9.99%) Actionable Insight
11 125 (8.43%) Collaborative Working
12 109 (7.35%) Analytics
12 109 (7.35%) Computer Science
13 105 (7.09%) DevOps
14 102 (6.88%) Service Management
15 96 (6.48%) Data Analysis
16 85 (5.74%) Project Delivery
16 85 (5.74%) Roadmaps
17 76 (5.13%) Risk Management
18 70 (4.72%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 168 (11.34%) SQL
2 104 (7.02%) Python
3 98 (6.61%) C#
4 89 (6.01%) Java
5 70 (4.72%) PowerShell
6 60 (4.05%) JavaScript
7 38 (2.56%) C
8 36 (2.43%) VB
9 34 (2.29%) Bash
10 23 (1.55%) VBScript
11 21 (1.42%) C++
12 19 (1.28%) Bicep
12 19 (1.28%) Shell Script
13 15 (1.01%) Fortran
14 14 (0.94%) Ruby
15 13 (0.88%) PHP
16 10 (0.67%) PL/SQL
16 10 (0.67%) T-SQL
16 10 (0.67%) TypeScript
16 10 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 455 (30.70%) Degree
2 222 (14.98%) Security Cleared
3 135 (9.11%) SC Cleared
4 92 (6.21%) DV Cleared
5 61 (4.12%) ACCA
6 58 (3.91%) Computer Science Degree
6 58 (3.91%) DBS Check
7 54 (3.64%) Master's Degree
8 46 (3.10%) CIMA
9 31 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 23 (1.55%) CIPD
10 23 (1.55%) PMI Certification
11 22 (1.48%) Azure Certification
11 22 (1.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 22 (1.48%) PhD
12 21 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
13 19 (1.28%) CCNA
14 18 (1.21%) HNC
15 17 (1.15%) AWS Certification
15 17 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (5.94%) QA
2 83 (5.60%) SLA
3 56 (3.78%) PMO
4 45 (3.04%) GDPR
5 33 (2.23%) Data Quality
6 29 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 19 (1.28%) ISO 9001
8 17 (1.15%) Accessibility
9 15 (1.01%) Good Clinical Practice
9 15 (1.01%) IFRS
10 13 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials
11 9 (0.61%) ISO 13485
11 9 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 8 (0.54%) GxP
12 8 (0.54%) NEBOSH
13 7 (0.47%) IEC 62304
13 7 (0.47%) ISO 14001
13 7 (0.47%) ISO 22301
13 7 (0.47%) NIST
13 7 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 143 (9.65%) Active Directory
2 66 (4.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (2.70%) Docker
4 26 (1.75%) Hyper-V
5 23 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (1.28%) Firmware
7 18 (1.21%) Virtual Desktop
8 14 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.34%) vSphere
11 4 (0.27%) KVM
12 3 (0.20%) Ceph
12 3 (0.20%) GPFS
12 3 (0.20%) Lustre
12 3 (0.20%) Slurm Workload Manager
13 2 (0.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 65 (4.39%) SCCM
2 49 (3.31%) WSUS
3 46 (3.10%) Kubernetes
4 36 (2.43%) SCOM
5 33 (2.23%) Microsoft Intune
6 23 (1.55%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 15 (1.01%) OpenSSO
7 15 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
8 9 (0.61%) Sysprep
9 6 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (0.40%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.40%) Terraform
9 6 (0.40%) vCenter Server
10 5 (0.34%) Ansible
11 4 (0.27%) PaperCut
12 3 (0.20%) Podman
13 2 (0.13%) Autotask
14 1 (0.067%) Failover Clustering
14 1 (0.067%) Progress Chef
14 1 (0.067%) Puppet
Vendors
1 446 (30.09%) Microsoft
2 84 (5.67%) Oracle
3 72 (4.86%) VMware
4 61 (4.12%) Salesforce
5 31 (2.09%) SAP
5 31 (2.09%) ServiceNow
6 29 (1.96%) Citrix
7 28 (1.89%) MuleSoft
8 27 (1.82%) Veeam
9 26 (1.75%) Google
10 23 (1.55%) HP
11 22 (1.48%) Cisco
12 18 (1.21%) Adobe
13 16 (1.08%) Autodesk
13 16 (1.08%) Dell
13 16 (1.08%) Remedy
14 15 (1.01%) CA
15 12 (0.81%) EMC
15 12 (0.81%) NEC
16 11 (0.74%) Sun