Influencing Skills Jobs

Influencing Skills
UK

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Influencing Skills in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that cited Influencing 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 176 206 241
Rank change year-on-year +30 +35 +17
Permanent jobs citing Influencing Skills 1,579 1,491 3,038
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.58% 1.77% 1.69%
As % of the General category 2.74% 2.67% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 488 610 1,518
10th Percentile £39,350 £39,294 £36,166
25th Percentile £46,250 £47,420 £44,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £62,500 £58,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.00% +6.84% -4.74%
75th Percentile £76,500 £83,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £90,150 £95,000 £93,900
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +6.80% -6.36%

All General Skills
UK

Influencing 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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 57,553 55,858 120,584
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 57.56% 66.22% 67.21%
Number of salaries quoted 36,571 34,073 55,472
10th Percentile £28,000 £32,200 £32,500
25th Percentile £37,199 £42,750 £42,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% - +7.14%
75th Percentile £72,500 £80,627 £80,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £101,250 £98,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +5.26%

Influencing Skills
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Influencing Skills in the UK

Influencing Skills
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Influencing Skills in the UK

Influencing Skills
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Influencing Skills over the 6 months to 17 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Influencing Skills in the UK

Influencing 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 Influencing Skills within the UK 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
England +39 1,384 £57,500 -8.00% 261
UK excluding London -4 1,016 £52,500 -4.55% 220
Work from Home +55 768 £50,000 -16.04% 148
London +95 500 £69,733 -5.90% 72
South East +87 314 £50,000 -20.00% 47
Midlands -14 241 £57,500 +4.55% 49
West Midlands +6 205 £67,715 +23.12% 33
North of England -95 146 £50,342 -8.47% 66
Scotland -15 143 £49,225 +5.71% 11
South West -18 91 £61,500 +9.82% 25
North West -93 74 £45,000 -18.18% 35
East of England +8 64 £53,301 -3.09% 19
Yorkshire -45 53 £51,156 -21.72% 23
East Midlands -43 35 £50,000 -31.03% 16
North East -4 19 £56,075 +30.41% 12
Wales -6 16 £41,369 -3.94% 6
Northern Ireland -1 1 - - 5

Influencing Skills
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities 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
1 109 (6.90%) Apache Spark
2 16 (1.01%) SharePoint
3 14 (0.89%) Confluence
4 7 (0.44%) SAS
5 3 (0.19%) CMS
6 2 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Exchange
7 1 (0.063%) Liferay
Applications
1 528 (33.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 179 (11.34%) Microsoft Office
3 55 (3.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (0.63%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.25%) SPSS
8 3 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.19%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.13%) CATIA
9 2 (0.13%) NASTRAN
10 1 (0.063%) Oracle Smart View
10 1 (0.063%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 8 (0.51%) Workday HCM
2 4 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.19%) Oracle Manufacturing
3 3 (0.19%) Salesforce CRM
4 2 (0.13%) NEC Housing
4 2 (0.13%) SAP WM
4 2 (0.13%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.063%) Data Workbench
5 1 (0.063%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.063%) Exchequer
5 1 (0.063%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 78 (4.94%) Azure
2 62 (3.93%) AWS
3 40 (2.53%) Power Platform
4 21 (1.33%) GCP
5 17 (1.08%) Azure DevOps
6 15 (0.95%) Microsoft 365
7 11 (0.70%) Azure Data Factory
8 10 (0.63%) Azure Service Bus
9 9 (0.57%) PowerApps
9 9 (0.57%) WhatsApp
10 8 (0.51%) Azure AKS
10 8 (0.51%) Azure App Service
10 8 (0.51%) SaaS
11 6 (0.38%) Azure Key Vault
11 6 (0.38%) Collibra
11 6 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
11 6 (0.38%) GitHub
11 6 (0.38%) PaaS
12 5 (0.32%) IaaS
13 4 (0.25%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 449 (28.44%) Broadband
2 14 (0.89%) Firewall
3 12 (0.76%) DNS
4 6 (0.38%) WAN
5 5 (0.32%) LAN
5 5 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.25%) VLAN
7 3 (0.19%) Intranet
7 3 (0.19%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (0.19%) VPN
8 2 (0.13%) DHCP
8 2 (0.13%) Network Security
8 2 (0.13%) SSL
8 2 (0.13%) Wireless
9 1 (0.063%) 4G
9 1 (0.063%) 5G
9 1 (0.063%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.063%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.063%) IKE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (7.03%) NoSQL
2 109 (6.90%) Big Data
3 28 (1.77%) Power BI
4 20 (1.27%) SQL Server
5 10 (0.63%) Tableau
6 8 (0.51%) Data Lake
6 8 (0.51%) Data Mining
6 8 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (0.38%) Delta Lake
8 6 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.32%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (0.32%) Electronic Patient Records
9 5 (0.32%) GIS
9 5 (0.32%) Metadata
9 5 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.32%) Power Query
9 5 (0.32%) PowerPivot
9 5 (0.32%) Qlik Sense
10 4 (0.25%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 23 (1.46%) JIRA
2 18 (1.14%) Git
3 17 (1.08%) Jenkins
4 15 (0.95%) Cucumber
5 12 (0.76%) Selenium
6 8 (0.51%) TeamCity
7 6 (0.38%) Maven
8 5 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (0.32%) Spinnaker
9 4 (0.25%) Gradle
10 3 (0.19%) Postman
10 3 (0.19%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (0.13%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.13%) Cypress.io
11 2 (0.13%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.063%) Appium
12 1 (0.063%) CANoe
12 1 (0.063%) GitLab
12 1 (0.063%) JMeter
12 1 (0.063%) JUnit
General
1 1,114 (70.55%) Social Skills
2 846 (53.58%) Finance
3 768 (48.64%) Analytical Skills
4 252 (15.96%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 174 (11.02%) Marketing
6 146 (9.25%) Organisational Skills
7 143 (9.06%) Law
8 91 (5.76%) Legal
9 81 (5.13%) Retail
10 78 (4.94%) Presentation Skills
11 75 (4.75%) Public Sector
12 66 (4.18%) Manufacturing
13 38 (2.41%) Financial Institution
14 30 (1.90%) Aerospace
14 30 (1.90%) Banking
15 25 (1.58%) Automotive
16 21 (1.33%) Local Government
17 20 (1.27%) Games
18 19 (1.20%) Telecoms
19 15 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 666 (42.18%) Analyst
2 404 (25.59%) Senior
3 244 (15.45%) Senior Analyst
4 175 (11.08%) Lead
5 126 (7.98%) Project Manager
6 120 (7.60%) Product Analyst
6 120 (7.60%) Sales Analyst
7 115 (7.28%) Commercial Analyst
8 113 (7.16%) Financial Analyst
9 85 (5.38%) Software Engineer
10 76 (4.81%) Lead Software Engineer
11 72 (4.56%) Big Data Engineer
11 72 (4.56%) Big Data Software Engineer
11 72 (4.56%) Java Engineer
11 72 (4.56%) Java Scala Software Engineer
11 72 (4.56%) Java Software Engineer
11 72 (4.56%) Lead Big Data Engineer
11 72 (4.56%) Lead Java Engineer
11 72 (4.56%) Scala Engineer
11 72 (4.56%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (1.65%) HTML
2 17 (1.08%) .NET
3 12 (0.76%) CSS
3 12 (0.76%) YAML
4 11 (0.70%) .NET Framework
4 11 (0.70%) ASP.NET
5 10 (0.63%) .NET Core
5 10 (0.63%) Gherkin
5 10 (0.63%) RESTful
6 9 (0.57%) JSON
7 8 (0.51%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 8 (0.51%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (0.51%) Blazor
7 8 (0.51%) Entity Framework
7 8 (0.51%) HTML5
7 8 (0.51%) Razor View Engine
7 8 (0.51%) XML
8 6 (0.38%) Middleware
8 6 (0.38%) React
9 5 (0.32%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 75 (4.75%) Management Information System
2 57 (3.61%) Onboarding
3 49 (3.10%) Cloud Native
4 42 (2.66%) Product Ownership
5 30 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
6 24 (1.52%) FMCG
7 22 (1.39%) IoT
8 20 (1.27%) Analytical Mindset
9 16 (1.01%) Driving Licence
10 14 (0.89%) Cyberattack
10 14 (0.89%) Social Media
11 13 (0.82%) PMI
12 11 (0.70%) Data Centre
12 11 (0.70%) Renewable Energy
13 10 (0.63%) Virtual Team
14 9 (0.57%) Freedom of Information
14 9 (0.57%) Robotics
15 8 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
15 8 (0.51%) NHS
16 7 (0.44%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (1.27%) Windows
2 15 (0.95%) Windows Server
3 7 (0.44%) Linux
4 4 (0.25%) Android
4 4 (0.25%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.19%) Ubuntu
5 3 (0.19%) Unix
6 2 (0.13%) CentOS
7 1 (0.063%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.063%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.063%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 785 (49.72%) Agile
2 663 (41.99%) Mentoring
3 563 (35.66%) Decision-Making
4 488 (30.91%) Business Case
5 473 (29.96%) Actionable Insight
6 460 (29.13%) Budgeting
7 452 (28.63%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 396 (25.08%) Problem-Solving
9 242 (15.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 235 (14.88%) Project Management
11 163 (10.32%) Coaching
12 160 (10.13%) Customer Service
13 158 (10.01%) Stakeholder Management
14 152 (9.63%) Customer Requirements
15 133 (8.42%) SDLC
16 130 (8.23%) Mathematics
16 130 (8.23%) Software Engineering
17 113 (7.16%) CI/CD
18 109 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
18 109 (6.90%) Roadmaps
Programming Languages
1 166 (10.51%) SQL
2 120 (7.60%) Java
3 109 (6.90%) Scala
4 22 (1.39%) SystemVerilog
5 20 (1.27%) Python
6 17 (1.08%) T-SQL
7 15 (0.95%) JavaScript
8 12 (0.76%) C#
9 10 (0.63%) VBA
10 9 (0.57%) C++
11 6 (0.38%) PowerShell
12 5 (0.32%) C
13 4 (0.25%) Perl
13 4 (0.25%) R
13 4 (0.25%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.19%) PHP
14 3 (0.19%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.19%) VB
15 2 (0.13%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.063%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 451 (28.56%) CIMA
2 450 (28.50%) ACCA
3 350 (22.17%) Degree
4 109 (6.90%) Security Cleared
5 47 (2.98%) SC Cleared
6 34 (2.15%) DV Cleared
7 21 (1.33%) CISSP
7 21 (1.33%) PMI Certification
8 20 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
9 17 (1.08%) Master's Degree
10 15 (0.95%) CRISC
11 14 (0.89%) TOGAF Certification
12 13 (0.82%) DBS Check
13 12 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
14 10 (0.63%) PMP
15 6 (0.38%) CISA
15 6 (0.38%) CISM
15 6 (0.38%) HNC
15 6 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 5 (0.32%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (3.10%) QA
2 40 (2.53%) Data Quality
3 24 (1.52%) GDPR
3 24 (1.52%) PMO
4 20 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials
6 9 (0.57%) GRC
6 9 (0.57%) NCSC
7 7 (0.44%) COBIT
8 5 (0.32%) Accessibility
8 5 (0.32%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.32%) SLA
9 4 (0.25%) ISO 14001
10 3 (0.19%) ITGC
10 3 (0.19%) NIST
11 2 (0.13%) COSHH
11 2 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 2 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (0.13%) IASME
11 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (0.63%) Docker
2 8 (0.51%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.063%) IAG
5 1 (0.063%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (1.20%) Kubernetes
2 16 (1.01%) Functional Safety
3 12 (0.76%) Terraform
4 9 (0.57%) SCOM
5 6 (0.38%) FortiGate
5 6 (0.38%) Progress Chef
6 5 (0.32%) Ansible
6 5 (0.32%) Grafana
6 5 (0.32%) Prometheus
7 4 (0.25%) Kibana
8 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 574 (36.35%) Microsoft
2 26 (1.65%) ServiceNow
3 25 (1.58%) Cadence
3 25 (1.58%) Workday
4 24 (1.52%) IFS
5 22 (1.39%) Synopsys
6 16 (1.01%) SAP
7 15 (0.95%) VMware
8 14 (0.89%) Databricks
8 14 (0.89%) Google
9 11 (0.70%) Salesforce
10 7 (0.44%) Adobe
10 7 (0.44%) Oracle
11 5 (0.32%) BT
11 5 (0.32%) Minitab
12 4 (0.25%) Ariba
13 3 (0.19%) ScienceLogic
14 2 (0.13%) Commvault
14 2 (0.13%) EMC
14 2 (0.13%) HP