Period
to 21 October 2021

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 21 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Documentation Skills
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 472 384 383
Rank change year-on-year -88 -1 -8
Permanent jobs citing Documentation Skills 789 342 1,131
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.63% 0.70% 0.83%
As % of the General category 1.06% 1.37% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 526 282 736
10th Percentile £33,787 £31,250 £27,150
25th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £36,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £85,625 £76,125 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -2.17%

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 74,200 24,877 75,719
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 58.81% 50.85% 55.25%
Number of salaries quoted 45,344 20,092 57,900
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,750 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.60% +5.71% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 21 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Documentation Skills in the UK

Documentation Skills
Top 15 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 21 October 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
England -103 644 £55,000 +10.00% 143
UK excluding London -105 383 £47,500 +5.56% 101
London -69 321 £62,500 +4.17% 51
Work from Home -202 151 £55,000 +4.76% 28
South East -107 97 £47,500 +5.56% 19
Midlands -81 78 £47,500 -9.52% 27
Scotland -21 68 £54,000 -6.09% 8
North of England -153 54 £47,500 +12.43% 25
South West -39 52 £45,000 -10.00% 3
West Midlands -97 44 £47,500 -9.52% 15
East Midlands -57 34 £45,000 +20.00% 12
North West -88 34 £50,000 -14.89% 18
East of England -97 24 £55,000 +4.76% 17
Yorkshire -111 20 £37,000 -1.33% 6
Wales -46 11 £37,500 +10.29% 2

For the 6 months to 21 October 2021, 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.

1 432 (54.75%) Social Skills
2 266 (33.71%) Microsoft
3 194 (24.59%) Azure
4 182 (23.07%) Agile Software Development
5 172 (21.80%) Finance
6 170 (21.55%) Problem-Solving
7 165 (20.91%) Windows
8 145 (18.38%) DevOps
9 138 (17.49%) Project Management
10 133 (16.86%) SQL
11 132 (16.73%) Degree
12 106 (13.43%) Linux
13 104 (13.18%) PowerShell
14 102 (12.93%) Analytical Skills
15 101 (12.80%) Microsoft 365
16 100 (12.67%) Stakeholder Management
17 95 (12.04%) Active Directory
18 94 (11.91%) JavaScript
19 89 (11.28%) AWS
20 87 (11.03%) C#
21 86 (10.90%) Project Delivery
22 79 (10.01%) Python
22 79 (10.01%) Git (software)
23 78 (9.89%) Oracle
24 77 (9.76%) Migration
25 74 (9.38%) .NET
25 74 (9.38%) ERP
26 73 (9.25%) Firewall
27 72 (9.13%) CSS
28 71 (9.00%) Java

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 35 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 21 (2.66%) nginx
3 19 (2.41%) Confluence
4 17 (2.15%) IIS
5 12 (1.52%) MS Exchange
6 10 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.63%) Apache
8 5 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (0.63%) Red Hat Fuse
8 5 (0.63%) SAS
8 5 (0.63%) Traefik
8 5 (0.63%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.51%) Apache Pig
9 4 (0.51%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.38%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.38%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.38%) CMS
10 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 44 (5.58%) Microsoft Project
2 40 (5.07%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (3.17%) MS Visio
4 21 (2.66%) Microsoft Excel
5 11 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.25%) Figma
6 2 (0.25%) InVision
6 2 (0.25%) Marvel
6 2 (0.25%) Sketch
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.13%) InDesign
7 1 (0.13%) Weka
Business Applications
1 43 (5.45%) Oracle Applications
2 38 (4.82%) Oracle ERP
3 10 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.76%) NetSuite
5 5 (0.63%) Infor M3
5 5 (0.63%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 5 (0.63%) SAP Business One
5 5 (0.63%) Sentinel
6 4 (0.51%) BambooHR
6 4 (0.51%) OPENHousing
6 4 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (0.51%) Shopify
7 2 (0.25%) Cloudability
7 2 (0.25%) SAP CAR
7 2 (0.25%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
7 2 (0.25%) SAP R/3
7 2 (0.25%) SAP Retail
8 1 (0.13%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.13%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 194 (24.59%) Azure
2 101 (12.80%) Microsoft 365
3 89 (11.28%) AWS
4 70 (8.87%) SaaS
5 48 (6.08%) Power Platform
6 33 (4.18%) PowerApps
7 32 (4.06%) GitHub
8 22 (2.79%) Amazon S3
8 22 (2.79%) IaaS
9 20 (2.53%) PaaS
10 19 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
10 19 (2.41%) Dynamics 365
10 19 (2.41%) Power Automate
11 18 (2.28%) Serverless
11 18 (2.28%) Twilio
12 16 (2.03%) Azure Active Directory
12 16 (2.03%) OneDrive
13 14 (1.77%) GCP
14 13 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
15 12 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 73 (9.25%) Firewall
2 40 (5.07%) DNS
2 40 (5.07%) LAN
3 36 (4.56%) DHCP
4 35 (4.44%) WAN
5 33 (4.18%) HTTP
6 30 (3.80%) VPN
7 29 (3.68%) SAN
8 26 (3.30%) TCP/IP
9 24 (3.04%) Internet
10 15 (1.90%) SSL
10 15 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (1.65%) BGP
11 13 (1.65%) Network Security
11 13 (1.65%) OSPF
12 11 (1.39%) FTP
12 11 (1.39%) VLAN
13 10 (1.27%) IPsec
14 9 (1.14%) MPLS
14 9 (1.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (7.22%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.31%) NoSQL
3 33 (4.18%) MySQL
4 31 (3.93%) Power BI
5 28 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
6 27 (3.42%) MongoDB
7 21 (2.66%) Amazon RDS
8 17 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (1.90%) Relational Database
10 12 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (1.14%) Big Data
11 9 (1.14%) Blockchain
11 9 (1.14%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (0.89%) Azure SQL Database
13 7 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (0.63%) Apache Hive
15 5 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 79 (10.01%) Git (software)
2 66 (8.37%) Jenkins
3 46 (5.83%) JIRA
4 37 (4.69%) Maven
5 23 (2.92%) Visual Studio
6 17 (2.15%) Selenium
7 16 (2.03%) GitLab
8 14 (1.77%) TestCafe
9 13 (1.65%) JMeter
9 13 (1.65%) NeoLoad
10 12 (1.52%) CircleCI
10 12 (1.52%) Cypress.io
10 12 (1.52%) Gatling
10 12 (1.52%) Katalon Studio
10 12 (1.52%) WebLOAD
10 12 (1.52%) webpack
11 8 (1.01%) Bitbucket
12 7 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (0.76%) Cucumber
14 5 (0.63%) Subversion
General
1 432 (54.75%) Social Skills
2 172 (21.80%) Finance
3 102 (12.93%) Analytical Skills
4 53 (6.72%) Presentation Skills
5 43 (5.45%) Legal
6 38 (4.82%) Financial Institution
7 37 (4.69%) Telecoms
8 34 (4.31%) Retail
9 26 (3.30%) Banking
10 24 (3.04%) Law
10 24 (3.04%) Organisational Skills
11 23 (2.92%) Marketing
12 21 (2.66%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 13 (1.65%) Back Office
13 13 (1.65%) Publishing
14 12 (1.52%) Public Sector
15 11 (1.39%) Automotive
15 11 (1.39%) Electronics
15 11 (1.39%) Manufacturing
16 9 (1.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 142 (18.00%) Developer
2 117 (14.83%) Analyst
3 61 (7.73%) Business Analyst
4 54 (6.84%) Project Manager
5 52 (6.59%) Architect
6 51 (6.46%) Consultant
7 45 (5.70%) Senior Manager
8 42 (5.32%) Senior Project Manager
9 38 (4.82%) Oracle Project Manager
10 37 (4.69%) Full Stack Developer
11 31 (3.93%) ERP Manager
12 28 (3.55%) Support Engineer
13 27 (3.42%) Java Developer
14 26 (3.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 26 (3.30%) Senior Developer
15 25 (3.17%) ERP Project Manager
16 22 (2.79%) Implementation Analyst
16 22 (2.79%) Network Engineer
17 20 (2.53%) Solutions Architect
18 19 (2.41%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (9.38%) .NET
2 72 (9.13%) CSS
3 54 (6.84%) HTML
4 51 (6.46%) REST
5 49 (6.21%) Spring
5 49 (6.21%) Spring Boot
6 44 (5.58%) AngularJS
7 40 (5.07%) React
7 40 (5.07%) XML
8 36 (4.56%) JSON
9 30 (3.80%) RESTful
10 28 (3.55%) Web Services
11 26 (3.30%) SOAP
12 25 (3.17%) ASP.NET
13 23 (2.92%) Node.js
14 19 (2.41%) RabbitMQ
14 19 (2.41%) SAML
15 18 (2.28%) Angular 2
16 16 (2.03%) .NET Framework
16 16 (2.03%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 66 (8.37%) Management Information System
2 52 (6.59%) Self-Motivation
3 41 (5.20%) Data Centre
4 38 (4.82%) Public Cloud
5 29 (3.68%) User Experience
6 23 (2.92%) Reinsurance
7 17 (2.15%) Smart Home
8 15 (1.90%) Home Automation
8 15 (1.90%) Internet of Things
9 14 (1.77%) Mobile App
10 12 (1.52%) Clustering
10 12 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
10 12 (1.52%) Podcast
11 11 (1.39%) Legacy Systems
11 11 (1.39%) Virtual Team
12 10 (1.27%) Cloud Native
12 10 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.01%) Blog
13 8 (1.01%) Video\Live Streaming
14 7 (0.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 165 (20.91%) Windows
2 106 (13.43%) Linux
3 54 (6.84%) Windows Server
4 42 (5.32%) Windows 10
5 26 (3.30%) Android
6 25 (3.17%) Windows 7
7 22 (2.79%) Apple iOS
8 19 (2.41%) Windows Server 2016
9 18 (2.28%) Unix
10 15 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (1.77%) Windows 8
12 13 (1.65%) Windows Server 2019
13 9 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
14 7 (0.89%) CentOS
14 7 (0.89%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
16 5 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (0.63%) Solaris
17 4 (0.51%) AIX
17 4 (0.51%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (23.07%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (21.55%) Problem-Solving
3 145 (18.38%) DevOps
4 138 (17.49%) Project Management
5 100 (12.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 86 (10.90%) Project Delivery
7 77 (9.76%) Migration
8 74 (9.38%) ERP
9 65 (8.24%) Change Management
10 63 (7.98%) Full Stack Development
11 62 (7.86%) Presales
12 60 (7.60%) Business Analysis
12 60 (7.60%) Scrum
13 59 (7.48%) ITIL
13 59 (7.48%) Microservices
14 57 (7.22%) SDLC
15 56 (7.10%) PRINCE2
16 53 (6.72%) Computer Science
16 53 (6.72%) Test Automation
17 51 (6.46%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 133 (16.86%) SQL
2 104 (13.18%) PowerShell
3 94 (11.91%) JavaScript
4 87 (11.03%) C#
5 79 (10.01%) Python
6 71 (9.00%) Java
7 33 (4.18%) Bash Shell
8 32 (4.06%) C++
8 32 (4.06%) TypeScript
9 31 (3.93%) C
10 24 (3.04%) PHP
11 21 (2.66%) Java 8
12 17 (2.15%) Ruby
13 13 (1.65%) VB
14 12 (1.52%) Perl
14 12 (1.52%) Scala
15 10 (1.27%) T-SQL
16 9 (1.14%) R
17 8 (1.01%) Groovy
18 6 (0.76%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 132 (16.73%) Degree
2 68 (8.62%) Security Cleared
3 39 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (4.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 37 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (4.69%) Oracle Certification
5 30 (3.80%) CCNA
6 25 (3.17%) CCNP
7 24 (3.04%) MCSE
8 20 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
9 17 (2.15%) SC Cleared
10 13 (1.65%) PMI Certification
11 12 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (1.39%) MCP
13 9 (1.14%) PMP
14 8 (1.01%) CGEIT
14 8 (1.01%) CISA
14 8 (1.01%) CRISC
14 8 (1.01%) DV Cleared
15 7 (0.89%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (6.84%) QA
2 27 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (2.41%) GDPR
4 15 (1.90%) PMO
4 15 (1.90%) SLA
5 11 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (1.01%) COBIT
6 8 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 8 (1.01%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.89%) RMADS
8 4 (0.51%) Basel II
8 4 (0.51%) CRD IV
9 3 (0.38%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.38%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.25%) NIST
11 1 (0.13%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.13%) HL7
11 1 (0.13%) ISO 20022
11 1 (0.13%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 95 (12.04%) Active Directory
2 69 (8.75%) Docker
3 45 (5.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (3.17%) Hyper-V
5 17 (2.15%) vSphere
6 16 (2.03%) Virtual Desktop
7 11 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (1.14%) XenApp
9 7 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (0.89%) VMware NSX
10 5 (0.63%) Firmware
10 5 (0.63%) NFS
10 5 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.63%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.38%) LXC
12 2 (0.25%) GPFS
12 2 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.25%) Samba
13 1 (0.13%) HDFS
13 1 (0.13%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 62 (7.86%) Kubernetes
2 53 (6.72%) SCCM
3 48 (6.08%) Ansible
4 47 (5.96%) Terraform
5 22 (2.79%) Microsoft Intune
6 18 (2.28%) Single Sign-On
7 15 (1.90%) HAProxy
7 15 (1.90%) Puppet
8 11 (1.39%) Prometheus
9 10 (1.27%) AirWatch
9 10 (1.27%) Rancher
9 10 (1.27%) Sysprep
9 10 (1.27%) WMI
10 9 (1.14%) Grafana
11 8 (1.01%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 8 (1.01%) Microsoft Clustering
12 5 (0.63%) Consul
12 5 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
12 5 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
12 5 (0.63%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 266 (33.71%) Microsoft
2 78 (9.89%) Oracle
3 71 (9.00%) VMware
4 36 (4.56%) Cisco
5 32 (4.06%) ServiceNow
6 26 (3.30%) HP
7 23 (2.92%) Citrix
8 19 (2.41%) CheckPoint
8 19 (2.41%) Dell
9 15 (1.90%) Aruba
9 15 (1.90%) Red Hat
9 15 (1.90%) SAP
10 13 (1.65%) F5
10 13 (1.65%) Palo Alto
11 11 (1.39%) Remedy
12 10 (1.27%) Apple
12 10 (1.27%) NetApp
12 10 (1.27%) Veeam
13 9 (1.14%) Proofpoint
13 9 (1.14%) SolarWinds