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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Documentation Skills in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Documentation Skills over the 6 months to 18 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Documentation Skills
UK
6 months to
18 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 519 452 444
Rank change year-on-year -67 -8 -87
Permanent jobs citing Documentation Skills 1,012 543 610
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.63% 0.60% 0.64%
As % of the General category 0.98% 1.11% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 621 372 415
10th Percentile £37,000 £31,250 £30,800
25th Percentile £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £75,750 £65,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £79,750 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +29.41% -10.53% +5.56%

Documentation 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 with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 103,266 48,978 52,420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 64.26% 54.46% 54.86%
Number of salaries quoted 51,002 34,794 40,513
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Documentation Skills
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Documentation Skills as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Documentation Skills in the UK

Documentation Skills
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Documentation Skills in the UK

Documentation Skills
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Documentation Skills over the 6 months to 18 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Documentation Skills in the UK

Documentation Skills
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Documentation Skills within the UK over the 6 months to 18 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
England -78 760 £60,000 +13.21% 116
Work from Home -48 517 £65,000 +30.00% 47
UK excluding London -46 446 £55,000 +29.41% 81
London -136 365 £70,000 +12.00% 38
South East -22 139 £55,000 +25.71% 22
Midlands +1 115 £55,000 +29.41% 19
West Midlands -32 67 £55,000 +10.00% 8
North of England -69 55 £47,500 +11.76% 18
Scotland -61 53 £57,500 +51.32% 3
East of England -81 41 £65,000 +18.18% 12
East Midlands -18 32 £45,000 +23.63% 10
South West -28 32 £45,000 +5.88% 4
North West -62 31 £56,250 +28.57% 7
Yorkshire -37 20 £40,000 +45.45% 8
Wales - 9 £45,250 - 3
North East -15 4 £24,500 -34.67% 3
Northern Ireland - 1 £70,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 May 2022, IT jobs citing Documentation 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 with a requirement for Documentation Skills.

1 501 (49.51%) Social Skills
2 419 (41.40%) Agile
3 323 (31.92%) Azure
4 278 (27.47%) Microsoft
5 263 (25.99%) Problem-Solving
6 252 (24.90%) Finance
7 224 (22.13%) AWS
8 222 (21.94%) SQL
9 213 (21.05%) DevOps
10 196 (19.37%) Windows
11 187 (18.48%) Analytical Skills
12 177 (17.49%) JavaScript
13 166 (16.40%) Microsoft 365
13 166 (16.40%) Degree
14 156 (15.42%) Scrum
15 153 (15.12%) ITIL
16 146 (14.43%) Active Directory
17 143 (14.13%) PowerShell
18 138 (13.64%) SQL Server
19 132 (13.04%) HTML
20 129 (12.75%) VMware
21 128 (12.65%) Microsoft Office
22 127 (12.55%) Project Management
23 126 (12.45%) Marketing
24 122 (12.06%) Firewall
25 118 (11.66%) C#
25 118 (11.66%) Self-Motivation
26 115 (11.36%) Service Delivery
27 113 (11.17%) Cisco
28 109 (10.77%) .NET

Documentation Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 77 (7.61%) IIS
2 55 (5.43%) SharePoint
3 31 (3.06%) Confluence
4 23 (2.27%) Apache
5 18 (1.78%) Apache Airflow
6 17 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (0.89%) Apache Spark
7 9 (0.89%) MS Exchange
8 7 (0.69%) Luigi
8 7 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
9 6 (0.59%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.49%) DNN
10 5 (0.49%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.40%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.20%) CMS
12 2 (0.20%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.099%) Drupal
13 1 (0.099%) nginx
13 1 (0.099%) TPMS
Applications
1 128 (12.65%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (2.67%) MS Visio
3 25 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
4 14 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.30%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.20%) EPLAN
8 1 (0.099%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 10 (0.99%) SAP S/4HANA
2 9 (0.89%) SAP CO
2 9 (0.89%) SAP FI
2 9 (0.89%) SAP FI/CO
3 7 (0.69%) Eloqua
4 6 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.59%) Social Studio
5 5 (0.49%) MetaTrader
5 5 (0.49%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.40%) SAP HCM
6 4 (0.40%) SAP HR
6 4 (0.40%) SAP SD
7 3 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.099%) Kondor
8 1 (0.099%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.099%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.099%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.099%) SAP Travel Management
8 1 (0.099%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.099%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 323 (31.92%) Azure
2 224 (22.13%) AWS
3 166 (16.40%) Microsoft 365
4 86 (8.50%) SaaS
5 85 (8.40%) PaaS
6 80 (7.91%) Power Platform
7 69 (6.82%) Azure Active Directory
8 52 (5.14%) GCP
9 51 (5.04%) Google Workspace
10 49 (4.84%) PowerApps
11 43 (4.25%) OneDrive
12 41 (4.05%) IaaS
13 27 (2.67%) Amazon S3
14 26 (2.57%) Twilio
15 25 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
16 22 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 21 (2.08%) GitHub
18 19 (1.88%) Salesforce Service Cloud
19 18 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
20 15 (1.48%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 122 (12.06%) Firewall
2 83 (8.20%) WAN
3 81 (8.00%) LAN
4 70 (6.92%) DNS
5 57 (5.63%) VPN
6 52 (5.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 50 (4.94%) DHCP
8 41 (4.05%) Cisco ASA
9 30 (2.96%) Internet
10 29 (2.87%) SAN
11 23 (2.27%) IPsec
11 23 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
11 23 (2.27%) Wireless
12 19 (1.88%) TCP/IP
13 15 (1.48%) HTTP
14 12 (1.19%) Network Security
14 12 (1.19%) OSPF
14 12 (1.19%) VLAN
15 11 (1.09%) Multicast
15 11 (1.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 61 (6.03%) MySQL
3 48 (4.74%) PostgreSQL
4 42 (4.15%) Power BI
5 32 (3.16%) Relational Database
6 31 (3.06%) MongoDB
6 31 (3.06%) NoSQL
7 21 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 20 (1.98%) Tableau
9 19 (1.88%) Redis
10 18 (1.78%) Amazon RDS
10 18 (1.78%) Big Data
11 15 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (1.19%) MariaDB
13 11 (1.09%) BigQuery
13 11 (1.09%) Looker
14 6 (0.59%) DB2
15 5 (0.49%) Data Lake
15 5 (0.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 90 (8.89%) Git (software)
2 71 (7.02%) JIRA
3 64 (6.32%) Visual Studio
4 62 (6.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 55 (5.43%) Jenkins
6 25 (2.47%) Selenium
7 21 (2.08%) JUnit
8 20 (1.98%) Cucumber
9 17 (1.68%) Subversion
10 16 (1.58%) Appium
11 14 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 14 (1.38%) Calabash
11 14 (1.38%) JBehave
11 14 (1.38%) WatiN
11 14 (1.38%) WATIR
12 13 (1.28%) GitLab
12 13 (1.28%) TeamCity
13 11 (1.09%) Bitbucket
13 11 (1.09%) Maven
13 11 (1.09%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 501 (49.51%) Social Skills
2 252 (24.90%) Finance
3 187 (18.48%) Analytical Skills
4 126 (12.45%) Marketing
5 88 (8.70%) Presentation Skills
6 68 (6.72%) Public Sector
7 51 (5.04%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 47 (4.64%) Local Government
9 36 (3.56%) Legal
10 32 (3.16%) Organisational Skills
11 30 (2.96%) Law
12 29 (2.87%) Banking
12 29 (2.87%) Financial Institution
12 29 (2.87%) Games
13 25 (2.47%) Manufacturing
14 24 (2.37%) Telecoms
15 19 (1.88%) Advertising
16 18 (1.78%) Automotive
17 17 (1.68%) Retail
18 13 (1.28%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 156 (15.42%) Analyst
2 147 (14.53%) Developer
3 118 (11.66%) Architect
4 73 (7.21%) Business Analyst
5 70 (6.92%) .NET Developer
5 70 (6.92%) Consultant
6 51 (5.04%) Project Manager
7 48 (4.74%) IT Manager
8 37 (3.66%) Product Manager
9 36 (3.56%) Senior Developer
10 35 (3.46%) IT Project Manager
11 33 (3.26%) IT Consultant
12 32 (3.16%) Service Delivery Consultant
13 31 (3.06%) Data Engineer
13 31 (3.06%) Network Architect
14 30 (2.96%) Cloud Architect
14 30 (2.96%) Technical Business Analyst
15 29 (2.87%) Infrastructure Specialist
15 29 (2.87%) Technical Analyst
16 28 (2.77%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (13.04%) HTML
2 109 (10.77%) .NET
3 100 (9.88%) XML
4 98 (9.68%) JSON
5 94 (9.29%) CSS
6 76 (7.51%) HTML5
7 74 (7.31%) jQuery
8 68 (6.72%) REST
9 67 (6.62%) ASP.NET
10 60 (5.93%) AngularJS
10 60 (5.93%) XSLT
11 58 (5.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 52 (5.14%) React
13 51 (5.04%) ASP.NET MVC
14 44 (4.35%) Ajax
14 44 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
15 35 (3.46%) Spring
16 31 (3.06%) Web Services
17 27 (2.67%) Spring Boot
18 25 (2.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 118 (11.66%) Self-Motivation
2 91 (8.99%) User Experience
3 63 (6.23%) Data Centre
4 46 (4.55%) Virtual Team
5 39 (3.85%) Handset
5 39 (3.85%) Public Cloud
6 38 (3.75%) Management Information System
7 18 (1.78%) IoT
8 17 (1.68%) Blockchain
9 14 (1.38%) Algorithms
9 14 (1.38%) Cloud Native
9 14 (1.38%) Mobile App
10 13 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
10 13 (1.28%) PKI
10 13 (1.28%) Replication
11 12 (1.19%) PropTech
12 11 (1.09%) Data Structures
13 10 (0.99%) ARM Cortex
13 10 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (0.99%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 196 (19.37%) Windows
2 107 (10.57%) Linux
3 80 (7.91%) Windows Server
4 69 (6.82%) Windows 10
5 28 (2.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (2.67%) Unix
7 22 (2.17%) Windows Server 2016
8 20 (1.98%) Ubuntu
9 18 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (1.48%) Windows Server 2019
12 9 (0.89%) Android
13 7 (0.69%) Apple iOS
13 7 (0.69%) Solaris
14 6 (0.59%) CentOS
15 5 (0.49%) SUSE
16 4 (0.40%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.20%) VMS
17 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 419 (41.40%) Agile
2 263 (25.99%) Problem-Solving
3 213 (21.05%) DevOps
4 156 (15.42%) Scrum
5 153 (15.12%) ITIL
6 127 (12.55%) Project Management
7 115 (11.36%) Service Delivery
8 105 (10.38%) Computer Science
9 90 (8.89%) Analytics
10 86 (8.50%) Presales
11 84 (8.30%) Time Management
12 83 (8.20%) User Stories
13 81 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 77 (7.61%) MVC
15 74 (7.31%) Strategic Thinking
16 72 (7.11%) Mentoring
17 71 (7.02%) ITSM
17 71 (7.02%) Test Automation
18 68 (6.72%) Risk Management
19 67 (6.62%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 222 (21.94%) SQL
2 177 (17.49%) JavaScript
3 143 (14.13%) PowerShell
4 118 (11.66%) C#
5 97 (9.58%) Java
6 96 (9.49%) Python
7 24 (2.37%) PHP
8 22 (2.17%) TypeScript
9 17 (1.68%) Bash
9 17 (1.68%) T-SQL
10 16 (1.58%) C
10 16 (1.58%) VB
11 13 (1.28%) VBScript
12 9 (0.89%) Scala
13 6 (0.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 6 (0.59%) ES6
13 6 (0.59%) Go
14 5 (0.49%) C++
14 5 (0.49%) Perl
14 5 (0.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 166 (16.40%) Degree
2 94 (9.29%) Cisco Certification
3 61 (6.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 61 (6.03%) Security Cleared
4 50 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 49 (4.84%) SC Cleared
6 47 (4.64%) DBS Check
7 40 (3.95%) CCIE
8 31 (3.06%) CCNP
9 29 (2.87%) CCNA
10 27 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
11 21 (2.08%) MCSE
12 17 (1.68%) Master's Degree
13 14 (1.38%) PMI Certification
13 14 (1.38%) PMP
14 10 (0.99%) Sun Certification
15 9 (0.89%) CISSP
16 8 (0.79%) CCIE Routing and Switching
17 7 (0.69%) ISTQB
17 7 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (5.93%) QA
2 37 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (2.47%) Data Quality
4 23 (2.27%) SLA
5 22 (2.17%) GDPR
6 21 (2.08%) SOC 2
7 14 (1.38%) SOC 1
8 13 (1.28%) NIST
9 9 (0.89%) HIPAA
10 8 (0.79%) PMO
11 7 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials
12 6 (0.59%) HL7
13 5 (0.49%) Accessibility
13 5 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 5 (0.49%) PCI DSS
14 4 (0.40%) GRC
15 3 (0.30%) GxP
16 2 (0.20%) GMP
16 2 (0.20%) ISO 22301
17 1 (0.099%) MISRA
System Software
1 146 (14.43%) Active Directory
2 90 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (7.11%) Docker
4 61 (6.03%) VMware ESXi
5 56 (5.53%) Virtual Desktop
6 19 (1.88%) Hyper-V
7 15 (1.48%) XenApp
8 13 (1.28%) Firmware
9 8 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (0.59%) iptables
10 6 (0.59%) KVM
10 6 (0.59%) NFS
10 6 (0.59%) vSphere
11 5 (0.49%) BitLocker
11 5 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.49%) VMware NSX
12 3 (0.30%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 1 (0.099%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.099%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 59 (5.83%) Kubernetes
2 50 (4.94%) Ansible
3 46 (4.55%) FortiGate
4 38 (3.75%) Terraform
5 33 (3.26%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 25 (2.47%) Puppet
7 21 (2.08%) Microsoft Intune
8 17 (1.68%) SCCM
9 13 (1.28%) IBM BigFix
10 12 (1.19%) Single Sign-On
11 10 (0.99%) Graylog
12 8 (0.79%) Nagios
12 8 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (0.79%) yum
13 6 (0.59%) CASB
13 6 (0.59%) Grafana
13 6 (0.59%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 6 (0.59%) vCenter Server
14 5 (0.49%) Check_MK
15 4 (0.40%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 278 (27.47%) Microsoft
2 129 (12.75%) VMware
3 113 (11.17%) Cisco
4 100 (9.88%) Google
5 74 (7.31%) Citrix
6 54 (5.34%) Salesforce.com
7 48 (4.74%) F5
8 45 (4.45%) Oracle
9 44 (4.35%) NEC
9 44 (4.35%) Northgate
10 42 (4.15%) CheckPoint
10 42 (4.15%) Fortinet
11 41 (4.05%) Juniper
12 27 (2.67%) IBM
13 23 (2.27%) SAP
14 19 (1.88%) Red Hat
15 18 (1.78%) Dell
16 16 (1.58%) Spotify
17 14 (1.38%) Aruba
17 14 (1.38%) Splunk