Period
to 24 July 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Organisational Skills in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Organisational Skills over the 6 months to 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Organisational Skills
UK
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 157 208 189
Rank change year-on-year +51 -19 +17
Permanent jobs citing Organisational Skills 2,514 1,152 2,789
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.22% 1.63% 1.93%
As % of the General category 3.93% 3.03% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,466 897 1,995
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,900 £23,270
25th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £30,348
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.06% +10.59% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Organisational 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 63,977 38,055 81,585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.54% 53.76% 56.41%
Number of salaries quoted 40,523 29,689 62,125
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.82% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Organisational Skills
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Organisational Skills in the UK

Organisational Skills
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Organisational Skills in the UK

Organisational Skills
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Organisational Skills over the 6 months to 24 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Organisational Skills in the UK

Organisational Skills
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Organisational Skills within the UK over the 6 months to 24 July 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 +47 2,149 £47,500 - 557
UK excluding London +51 1,474 £42,500 - 443
London +40 813 £55,000 -8.33% 142
South East +27 477 £44,000 +3.53% 98
Work from Home -41 376 £50,000 -6.54% 66
North of England +21 296 £42,500 -3.41% 127
Midlands +43 246 £40,500 -10.00% 69
North West +10 173 £42,500 -5.56% 68
West Midlands +15 152 £41,000 -13.68% 37
South West +6 145 £41,750 -7.22% 60
Scotland +18 121 £40,000 +8.11% 20
East of England -13 116 £44,250 +18.00% 50
East Midlands +28 94 £40,000 +11.89% 32
Yorkshire -3 92 £40,000 +14.29% 39
Wales +14 48 £30,500 -14.69% 16
North East +3 32 £42,500 -15.00% 20
Northern Ireland -27 14 £35,000 - 3
Isle of Man - 12 - -

For the 6 months to 24 July 2021, IT jobs citing Organisational 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 Organisational Skills.

1 1,446 (57.52%) Social Skills
2 720 (28.64%) Microsoft
3 697 (27.72%) Problem-Solving
4 617 (24.54%) Agile Software Development
5 583 (23.19%) Project Management
6 569 (22.63%) Finance
7 536 (21.32%) Analytical Skills
8 384 (15.27%) Time Management
9 382 (15.19%) Degree
10 336 (13.37%) Marketing
11 318 (12.65%) Microsoft Office
12 309 (12.29%) Azure
13 285 (11.34%) SQL
14 279 (11.10%) Service Delivery
15 264 (10.50%) Microsoft Excel
16 256 (10.18%) JavaScript
17 255 (10.14%) Management Information System
18 248 (9.86%) Windows
19 244 (9.71%) Decision-Making
20 225 (8.95%) Self-Motivation
21 221 (8.79%) Analytics
22 217 (8.63%) Mentoring
22 217 (8.63%) Retail
23 215 (8.55%) ITIL
24 211 (8.39%) Microsoft 365
25 207 (8.23%) Line Management
26 202 (8.04%) Python
27 198 (7.88%) C#
27 198 (7.88%) Business Intelligence
28 195 (7.76%) QA

Organisational 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
1 107 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 57 (2.27%) MS Exchange
3 55 (2.19%) CMS
4 38 (1.51%) WordPress
5 29 (1.15%) Apache
5 29 (1.15%) SAS
6 26 (1.03%) Confluence
7 24 (0.95%) IIS
8 23 (0.91%) nginx
9 20 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
10 18 (0.72%) Tomcat
11 12 (0.48%) ejabberd
12 10 (0.40%) Drupal
13 8 (0.32%) Documentum
14 6 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
15 5 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 5 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
15 5 (0.20%) Umbraco
16 3 (0.12%) Ethereum
16 3 (0.12%) JBoss
Applications
1 318 (12.65%) Microsoft Office
2 264 (10.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 131 (5.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 37 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
5 34 (1.35%) MS Visio
6 28 (1.11%) Photoshop
7 25 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
8 24 (0.95%) Sketch
9 18 (0.72%) AutoCAD
10 17 (0.68%) InVision
11 16 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
12 13 (0.52%) Adobe After Effects
12 13 (0.52%) InDesign
13 11 (0.44%) Figma
14 10 (0.40%) Stata
15 9 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 8 (0.32%) Adobe XD
17 2 (0.080%) Fireworks
17 2 (0.080%) Open Workbench
17 2 (0.080%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 26 (1.03%) Maximo
2 17 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (0.44%) Oracle Clinical
5 10 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
5 10 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
5 10 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
5 10 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
6 9 (0.36%) Shopify
7 8 (0.32%) Magento
7 8 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
7 8 (0.32%) SAP Business One
8 7 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
9 6 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 4 (0.16%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 3 (0.12%) C-CURE
11 3 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
11 3 (0.12%) OpenCart
11 3 (0.12%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 309 (12.29%) Azure
2 211 (8.39%) Microsoft 365
3 151 (6.01%) SaaS
4 138 (5.49%) Power Platform
5 136 (5.41%) AWS
6 62 (2.47%) Google Analytics
7 57 (2.27%) GitHub
7 57 (2.27%) PaaS
8 54 (2.15%) IaaS
9 48 (1.91%) Azure Active Directory
10 38 (1.51%) Serverless
11 37 (1.47%) GCP
11 37 (1.47%) PowerApps
12 35 (1.39%) Power Automate
13 29 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
14 26 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
15 24 (0.95%) Azure Cosmos DB
16 23 (0.91%) OneDrive
17 22 (0.88%) Azure Event Grid
17 22 (0.88%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 129 (5.13%) Firewall
2 89 (3.54%) LAN
3 85 (3.38%) VPN
4 67 (2.67%) WAN
4 67 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
5 61 (2.43%) SAN
6 56 (2.23%) DNS
7 50 (1.99%) VLAN
8 44 (1.75%) Internet
9 39 (1.55%) WLAN
10 38 (1.51%) Fibre Channel
11 36 (1.43%) TCP/IP
12 29 (1.15%) iSCSI
12 29 (1.15%) NAS
13 26 (1.03%) DHCP
14 25 (0.99%) BGP
15 21 (0.84%) VoIP
16 18 (0.72%) Broadband
17 17 (0.68%) MPLS
17 17 (0.68%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (6.96%) SQL Server
2 108 (4.30%) Power BI
3 52 (2.07%) MySQL
3 52 (2.07%) Relational Database
4 40 (1.59%) Big Data
5 39 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
6 31 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 30 (1.19%) Metadata
7 30 (1.19%) Tableau
8 26 (1.03%) Oracle Database
9 23 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 20 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
11 19 (0.76%) MongoDB
12 17 (0.68%) NoSQL
13 15 (0.60%) Data Mining
13 15 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
14 14 (0.56%) Redis
15 13 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 11 (0.44%) RDBMS
17 9 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 131 (5.21%) Git (software)
2 95 (3.78%) JIRA
3 75 (2.98%) Jenkins
4 74 (2.94%) Selenium
5 65 (2.59%) NUnit
6 60 (2.39%) SpecFlow
7 52 (2.07%) MSTest
8 43 (1.71%) Visual Studio
9 29 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
10 20 (0.80%) Visual Studio Team System
11 14 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
12 12 (0.48%) Cypress.io
12 12 (0.48%) TeamCity
12 12 (0.48%) Visual Website Optimizer
12 12 (0.48%) WebDriver
13 10 (0.40%) webpack
14 9 (0.36%) gulp
14 9 (0.36%) Mocha
14 9 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
15 8 (0.32%) Cucumber
General
1 1,446 (57.52%) Social Skills
2 569 (22.63%) Finance
3 536 (21.32%) Analytical Skills
4 336 (13.37%) Marketing
5 217 (8.63%) Retail
6 173 (6.88%) Presentation Skills
7 136 (5.41%) Influencing Skills
8 104 (4.14%) Legal
9 92 (3.66%) Law
10 90 (3.58%) Public Sector
11 84 (3.34%) Banking
12 75 (2.98%) Games
13 74 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
14 67 (2.67%) Telecoms
15 45 (1.79%) Manufacturing
16 34 (1.35%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 30 (1.19%) Advertising
17 30 (1.19%) Billing
18 28 (1.11%) Documentation Skills
18 28 (1.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 394 (15.67%) Developer
2 314 (12.49%) Analyst
3 135 (5.37%) Project Manager
4 116 (4.61%) Senior Developer
5 113 (4.49%) Consultant
6 106 (4.22%) Business Analyst
7 75 (2.98%) Support Engineer
8 71 (2.82%) Team Leader
9 68 (2.70%) Django Developer
10 66 (2.63%) Software Engineer
11 65 (2.59%) IT Support
12 63 (2.51%) IT Manager
13 56 (2.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 55 (2.19%) Test Engineer
15 53 (2.11%) Product Manager
15 53 (2.11%) Senior Manager
16 50 (1.99%) Full Stack Developer
16 50 (1.99%) IT Analyst
17 49 (1.95%) Coordinator
18 46 (1.83%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (6.64%) .NET
2 166 (6.60%) HTML
3 161 (6.40%) CSS
4 124 (4.93%) React
5 122 (4.85%) Django
6 74 (2.94%) Web Services
7 71 (2.82%) AngularJS
8 68 (2.70%) Node.js
9 56 (2.23%) .NET Core
10 50 (1.99%) XML
11 47 (1.87%) REST
12 46 (1.83%) Vue.js
13 45 (1.79%) RESTful
14 41 (1.63%) Sass
15 38 (1.51%) SOAP
16 34 (1.35%) .NET Framework
17 32 (1.27%) ASP.NET
18 31 (1.23%) jQuery
19 28 (1.11%) JSON
19 28 (1.11%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 255 (10.14%) Management Information System
2 225 (8.95%) Self-Motivation
3 163 (6.48%) User Experience
4 162 (6.44%) Mobile App
5 142 (5.65%) EPoS
6 83 (3.30%) Driving Licence
7 65 (2.59%) Social Media
8 56 (2.23%) Life Science
9 53 (2.11%) Data Centre
10 38 (1.51%) Algorithms
11 35 (1.39%) Analytical Mindset
12 30 (1.19%) CCTV
13 29 (1.15%) Robotics
14 28 (1.11%) Data Structures
15 26 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
16 25 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
16 25 (0.99%) Smartphone
17 24 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
18 22 (0.88%) Biotechnology
19 20 (0.80%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 248 (9.86%) Windows
2 155 (6.17%) Linux
3 85 (3.38%) Windows Server
4 47 (1.87%) Windows 10
5 43 (1.71%) Android
6 33 (1.31%) Apple iOS
7 29 (1.15%) Unix
8 21 (0.84%) VMS
9 20 (0.80%) Windows 7
9 20 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (0.76%) Windows Server 2016
11 17 (0.68%) Debian
11 17 (0.68%) Windows 8
11 17 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (0.68%) Windows Server 2019
12 8 (0.32%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.12%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.080%) Solaris
14 2 (0.080%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 697 (27.72%) Problem-Solving
2 617 (24.54%) Agile Software Development
3 583 (23.19%) Project Management
4 384 (15.27%) Time Management
5 279 (11.10%) Service Delivery
6 244 (9.71%) Decision-Making
7 221 (8.79%) Analytics
8 217 (8.63%) Mentoring
9 215 (8.55%) ITIL
10 207 (8.23%) Line Management
11 198 (7.88%) Business Intelligence
12 184 (7.32%) Coaching
13 177 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
14 156 (6.21%) DevOps
14 156 (6.21%) Project Delivery
15 151 (6.01%) SDLC
16 147 (5.85%) Computer Science
17 135 (5.37%) Scrum
18 134 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
19 130 (5.17%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 285 (11.34%) SQL
2 256 (10.18%) JavaScript
3 202 (8.04%) Python
4 198 (7.88%) C#
5 89 (3.54%) PHP
6 85 (3.38%) PowerShell
7 78 (3.10%) C
8 70 (2.78%) TypeScript
9 68 (2.70%) Java
10 38 (1.51%) C++
11 31 (1.23%) T-SQL
12 30 (1.19%) Ruby
13 27 (1.07%) Bash Shell
14 19 (0.76%) R
15 18 (0.72%) Perl
16 15 (0.60%) Go
17 13 (0.52%) VB
17 13 (0.52%) VB.NET
18 11 (0.44%) Rust
19 9 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 382 (15.19%) Degree
2 85 (3.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 83 (3.30%) ISEB
4 66 (2.63%) ISTQB
5 62 (2.47%) Security Cleared
6 60 (2.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 37 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 37 (1.47%) SC Cleared
8 27 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (1.07%) PMI Certification
9 24 (0.95%) PMP
10 22 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 20 (0.80%) ACCA
11 20 (0.80%) CCNA
12 19 (0.76%) CISSP
12 19 (0.76%) DV Cleared
13 16 (0.64%) CCNP
14 15 (0.60%) CRISC
15 14 (0.56%) HNC
15 14 (0.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 195 (7.76%) QA
2 166 (6.60%) SLA
3 75 (2.98%) GDPR
4 66 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 50 (1.99%) PMO
6 30 (1.19%) Data Quality
7 28 (1.11%) ISO 9001
8 25 (0.99%) BS25999
8 25 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 21 (0.84%) Accessibility
10 20 (0.80%) NIST
11 18 (0.72%) PCI DSS
12 16 (0.64%) CDISC
13 12 (0.48%) Actionable Recommendations
13 12 (0.48%) Good Clinical Practice
14 9 (0.36%) P3O
15 7 (0.28%) COBIT
15 7 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
15 7 (0.28%) GxP
16 6 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 173 (6.88%) Active Directory
2 74 (2.94%) Docker
3 65 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (1.47%) Terminal Server
5 35 (1.39%) Hyper-V
6 23 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
6 23 (0.91%) XenApp
7 20 (0.80%) XenDesktop
8 17 (0.68%) iptables
8 17 (0.68%) KVM
8 17 (0.68%) QEMU
9 14 (0.56%) Firmware
10 13 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (0.48%) Kamailio
11 12 (0.48%) Postfix
12 11 (0.44%) VirtualBox
13 10 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
13 10 (0.40%) vSphere
14 8 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 6 (0.24%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 53 (2.11%) Kubernetes
2 42 (1.67%) Ansible
3 38 (1.51%) Terraform
4 35 (1.39%) SCCM
5 25 (0.99%) Microsoft Intune
6 19 (0.76%) HAProxy
6 19 (0.76%) ZABBIX
7 17 (0.68%) Galera Cluster
8 15 (0.60%) Puppet
9 9 (0.36%) NetBackup
10 8 (0.32%) vCenter Server
11 5 (0.20%) Grafana
12 4 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
12 4 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (0.16%) PaperCut
13 3 (0.12%) AirWatch
13 3 (0.12%) Kibana
13 3 (0.12%) MIIS
13 3 (0.12%) SCOM
14 2 (0.080%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 720 (28.64%) Microsoft
2 87 (3.46%) Oracle
3 85 (3.38%) Google
4 74 (2.94%) VMware
5 64 (2.55%) Cisco
6 56 (2.23%) Adobe
7 44 (1.75%) SAP
8 41 (1.63%) HP
9 38 (1.51%) Citrix
10 35 (1.39%) Juniper
11 32 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
12 31 (1.23%) ServiceNow
13 24 (0.95%) IBM
14 20 (0.80%) EMC
15 19 (0.76%) Atlassian
15 19 (0.76%) Percona
16 18 (0.72%) Mitel
17 17 (0.68%) GENBAND
17 17 (0.68%) SonicWALL
18 16 (0.64%) Apple