Period
to 9 May 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 9 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Organisational Skills
UK
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 168 204 199
Rank change year-on-year +36 -5 +34
Permanent jobs citing Organisational Skills 1,748 1,693 2,620
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.98% 1.69% 1.80%
As % of the General category 3.70% 3.11% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,151 1,291 1,811
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,750 £24,000
25th Percentile £36,125 £33,125 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% -

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 47,240 54,477 82,036
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.61% 54.39% 56.34%
Number of salaries quoted 33,873 42,129 62,336
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £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 9 May 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 9 May 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 +40 1,517 £47,500 +5.56% 294
UK excluding London +22 968 £41,000 +2.50% 239
London +58 628 £57,500 +4.55% 76
South East +7 291 £42,500 - 69
Work from Home -43 230 £50,000 -9.09% 37
North of England +15 219 £41,500 +3.75% 58
North West +46 147 £42,500 +6.25% 29
Midlands +15 136 £40,500 -5.81% 44
South West +3 109 £35,000 -26.32% 27
West Midlands +13 107 £40,000 -14.44% 25
Scotland +39 102 £40,500 -11.65% 13
East of England -26 80 £40,000 +3.23% 18
Yorkshire -18 49 £40,000 +3.90% 23
East Midlands +21 29 £40,500 +3.18% 19
Wales +24 26 £32,500 -7.14% 9
North East +19 23 £42,750 -14.50% 6
Isle of Man - 4 - -
Northern Ireland -11 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 9 May 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 1,005 (57.49%) Social Skills
2 541 (30.95%) Problem-Solving
3 492 (28.15%) Agile Software Development
4 439 (25.11%) Microsoft
5 427 (24.43%) Finance
6 424 (24.26%) Project Management
7 305 (17.45%) Analytical Skills
8 287 (16.42%) Marketing
9 251 (14.36%) Time Management
10 218 (12.47%) Degree
11 194 (11.10%) Azure
12 193 (11.04%) JavaScript
13 184 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
14 170 (9.73%) ITIL
15 167 (9.55%) Microsoft Excel
16 165 (9.44%) Continuous Improvement
17 164 (9.38%) Self-Motivation
18 162 (9.27%) Decision-Making
19 159 (9.10%) C#
20 157 (8.98%) Coaching
21 156 (8.92%) Service Delivery
22 154 (8.81%) Management Information System
23 153 (8.75%) SQL Server
23 153 (8.75%) QA
24 152 (8.70%) Python
25 150 (8.58%) SQL
26 149 (8.52%) Mobile App
27 144 (8.24%) Mentoring
28 141 (8.07%) DevOps
29 136 (7.78%) HTML

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 42 (2.40%) Apache
2 41 (2.35%) MS Exchange
3 40 (2.29%) SharePoint
4 26 (1.49%) IIS
5 20 (1.14%) CMS
5 20 (1.14%) Confluence
6 19 (1.09%) nginx
6 19 (1.09%) SAS
6 19 (1.09%) Tomcat
7 18 (1.03%) WordPress
8 13 (0.74%) ejabberd
9 12 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (0.57%) Drupal
11 8 (0.46%) Apache Spark
12 7 (0.40%) JBoss
13 5 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (0.29%) Umbraco
14 3 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
15 1 (0.057%) Exchange Server 2013
15 1 (0.057%) Jupyter
Applications
1 184 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 167 (9.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 67 (3.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 31 (1.77%) Microsoft Project
5 26 (1.49%) MS Visio
6 24 (1.37%) Sketch
6 24 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
7 18 (1.03%) Photoshop
8 17 (0.97%) InVision
9 13 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
10 12 (0.69%) Figma
11 10 (0.57%) Adobe After Effects
12 9 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 7 (0.40%) Adobe XD
14 6 (0.34%) InDesign
15 5 (0.29%) AutoCAD
16 4 (0.23%) Stata
17 2 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
17 2 (0.11%) Fireworks
17 2 (0.11%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 13 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.57%) NetSuite
3 7 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.34%) Magento
5 5 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.23%) SAP Business One
7 3 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.17%) Maximo
7 3 (0.17%) Oracle Clinical
7 3 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.17%) Shopify
8 2 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.11%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.11%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 194 (11.10%) Azure
2 120 (6.86%) AWS
2 120 (6.86%) Microsoft 365
3 89 (5.09%) SaaS
4 73 (4.18%) Power Platform
5 46 (2.63%) Google Analytics
6 39 (2.23%) Serverless
7 31 (1.77%) Azure Active Directory
7 31 (1.77%) GCP
8 27 (1.54%) AWS Lambda
9 23 (1.32%) GitHub
10 18 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
11 17 (0.97%) PaaS
12 15 (0.86%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 13 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 13 (0.74%) IaaS
13 13 (0.74%) Slack
14 11 (0.63%) Amazon ECS
14 11 (0.63%) Amazon EKS
14 11 (0.63%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 88 (5.03%) Firewall
2 77 (4.41%) LAN
3 59 (3.38%) VPN
4 51 (2.92%) WAN
5 47 (2.69%) Wi-Fi
6 35 (2.00%) Internet
7 31 (1.77%) VLAN
8 28 (1.60%) BGP
8 28 (1.60%) WLAN
9 27 (1.54%) SAN
10 25 (1.43%) NAS
11 24 (1.37%) Wireless
12 23 (1.32%) Fibre Channel
12 23 (1.32%) iSCSI
13 21 (1.20%) DNS
14 19 (1.09%) MPLS
15 18 (1.03%) Diameter Protocol
15 18 (1.03%) SNMP
15 18 (1.03%) TCP/IP
16 14 (0.80%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 62 (3.55%) Power BI
3 35 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 32 (1.83%) MySQL
5 25 (1.43%) Oracle Database
6 20 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (0.86%) Big Data
8 15 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (0.86%) Tableau
9 14 (0.80%) NoSQL
10 12 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (0.57%) RDBMS
12 9 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (0.51%) Data Mining
12 9 (0.51%) Redis
13 6 (0.34%) MongoDB
13 6 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (0.34%) Snowflake Schema
14 5 (0.29%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 67 (3.83%) JIRA
2 65 (3.72%) NUnit
3 62 (3.55%) Selenium
4 60 (3.43%) Git (software)
5 57 (3.26%) MSTest
5 57 (3.26%) SpecFlow
6 42 (2.40%) Jenkins
7 33 (1.89%) Visual Studio
8 13 (0.74%) TeamCity
8 13 (0.74%) Visual Website Optimizer
9 11 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (0.57%) Mocha
11 9 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
12 8 (0.46%) gulp
12 8 (0.46%) WebDriver
13 7 (0.40%) Grunt
14 6 (0.34%) Balsamiq
14 6 (0.34%) Eclipse
14 6 (0.34%) PHPUnit
15 5 (0.29%) LabVIEW
General
1 1,005 (57.49%) Social Skills
2 427 (24.43%) Finance
3 305 (17.45%) Analytical Skills
4 287 (16.42%) Marketing
5 116 (6.64%) Presentation Skills
6 115 (6.58%) Influencing Skills
7 73 (4.18%) Public Sector
8 60 (3.43%) Legal
9 58 (3.32%) Law
10 55 (3.15%) Banking
11 53 (3.03%) Games
11 53 (3.03%) Telecoms
12 50 (2.86%) Retail
13 29 (1.66%) Pharmaceutical
14 24 (1.37%) Manufacturing
15 20 (1.14%) Publishing
16 19 (1.09%) Billing
17 16 (0.92%) Public Speaking
18 15 (0.86%) Back Office
19 14 (0.80%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 259 (14.82%) Developer
2 229 (13.10%) Analyst
3 111 (6.35%) Project Manager
4 109 (6.24%) Senior Developer
5 84 (4.81%) Business Analyst
6 70 (4.00%) Consultant
6 70 (4.00%) Software Engineer
7 52 (2.97%) Test Engineer
8 49 (2.80%) IT Manager
8 49 (2.80%) Software Test Engineer
9 48 (2.75%) Senior Manager
10 45 (2.57%) Delivery Manager
11 44 (2.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 44 (2.52%) Product Manager
11 44 (2.52%) Service Manager
11 44 (2.52%) Support Engineer
12 43 (2.46%) IT Analyst
13 38 (2.17%) .NET Developer
14 37 (2.12%) Software Development Engineer
14 37 (2.12%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (7.78%) HTML
2 122 (6.98%) CSS
3 119 (6.81%) .NET
4 85 (4.86%) React
5 80 (4.58%) Django
6 70 (4.00%) AngularJS
7 57 (3.26%) Node.js
8 51 (2.92%) .NET Core
8 51 (2.92%) XML
9 39 (2.23%) HTML5
10 38 (2.17%) Web Services
11 36 (2.06%) Vue.js
12 29 (1.66%) ASP.NET
12 29 (1.66%) RESTful
13 28 (1.60%) JSON
13 28 (1.60%) REST
14 27 (1.54%) CSS3
15 20 (1.14%) Flask
15 20 (1.14%) jQuery
16 19 (1.09%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 164 (9.38%) Self-Motivation
2 154 (8.81%) Management Information System
3 149 (8.52%) Mobile App
4 123 (7.04%) EPoS
5 116 (6.64%) User Experience
6 68 (3.89%) Driving Licence
7 59 (3.38%) Social Media
8 49 (2.80%) Data Centre
9 36 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
10 30 (1.72%) Algorithms
11 28 (1.60%) Life Science
12 27 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
13 18 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
14 17 (0.97%) Analytical Mindset
14 17 (0.97%) Public Cloud
15 16 (0.92%) e-Learning
15 16 (0.92%) PMI
15 16 (0.92%) Podcast
15 16 (0.92%) Virtual Team
16 15 (0.86%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 132 (7.55%) Windows
2 107 (6.12%) Linux
3 66 (3.78%) Windows Server
4 26 (1.49%) Windows 10
5 18 (1.03%) Debian
6 17 (0.97%) Unix
7 9 (0.51%) Android
8 7 (0.40%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.34%) Windows Server 2016
10 5 (0.29%) Windows Server 2019
11 4 (0.23%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.23%) VMS
12 3 (0.17%) AIX
12 3 (0.17%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.11%) Solaris
13 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 541 (30.95%) Problem-Solving
2 492 (28.15%) Agile Software Development
3 424 (24.26%) Project Management
4 251 (14.36%) Time Management
5 170 (9.73%) ITIL
6 165 (9.44%) Continuous Improvement
7 162 (9.27%) Decision-Making
8 157 (8.98%) Coaching
9 156 (8.92%) Service Delivery
10 144 (8.24%) Mentoring
11 141 (8.07%) DevOps
12 128 (7.32%) SDLC
13 121 (6.92%) Business Intelligence
14 115 (6.58%) Analytics
15 104 (5.95%) CRM
16 103 (5.89%) Test Automation
17 101 (5.78%) Agile Project Management
18 96 (5.49%) Change Management
18 96 (5.49%) Software Engineering
19 94 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 193 (11.04%) JavaScript
2 159 (9.10%) C#
3 152 (8.70%) Python
4 150 (8.58%) SQL
5 67 (3.83%) C
6 62 (3.55%) PHP
7 56 (3.20%) PowerShell
8 44 (2.52%) TypeScript
9 40 (2.29%) Java
10 26 (1.49%) Bash Shell
10 26 (1.49%) Ruby
11 22 (1.26%) T-SQL
12 20 (1.14%) C++
12 20 (1.14%) R
13 17 (0.97%) Perl
14 14 (0.80%) VB
15 12 (0.69%) VB.NET
16 11 (0.63%) Go
17 10 (0.57%) Rust
18 6 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 218 (12.47%) Degree
2 76 (4.35%) ISEB
3 61 (3.49%) ISTQB
4 60 (3.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 51 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
6 49 (2.80%) Security Cleared
7 41 (2.35%) SC Cleared
8 28 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 27 (1.54%) PMI Certification
10 25 (1.43%) CISSP
11 23 (1.32%) PMP
12 22 (1.26%) CRISC
13 20 (1.14%) DV Cleared
14 18 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (0.74%) PhD
15 13 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 12 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (0.69%) MBA
16 12 (0.69%) MCP
17 11 (0.63%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (8.75%) QA
2 90 (5.15%) SLA
3 77 (4.41%) GDPR
4 74 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 41 (2.35%) PMO
6 37 (2.12%) ISO 9001
7 35 (2.00%) BS25999
7 35 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 24 (1.37%) NIST
9 15 (0.86%) CDISC
10 10 (0.57%) Data Quality
11 9 (0.51%) WCAG
12 8 (0.46%) Actionable Recommendations
13 7 (0.40%) PCI DSS
14 5 (0.29%) COBIT
15 4 (0.23%) GxP
15 4 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 3 (0.17%) Good Clinical Practice
16 3 (0.17%) HL7
16 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 120 (6.86%) Active Directory
2 51 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (2.63%) Docker
4 23 (1.32%) Terminal Server
5 18 (1.03%) iptables
5 18 (1.03%) KVM
5 18 (1.03%) QEMU
6 13 (0.74%) Kamailio
6 13 (0.74%) Postfix
6 13 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
7 9 (0.51%) Hyper-V
7 9 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
8 8 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.29%) Firmware
11 4 (0.23%) vSphere
11 4 (0.23%) XenApp
11 4 (0.23%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.11%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 36 (2.06%) Kubernetes
2 29 (1.66%) SCCM
3 23 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
4 22 (1.26%) Ansible
4 22 (1.26%) Terraform
5 18 (1.03%) Galera Cluster
5 18 (1.03%) HAProxy
5 18 (1.03%) ZABBIX
6 15 (0.86%) Puppet
7 5 (0.29%) SCOM
8 4 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (0.23%) MIIS
8 4 (0.23%) PaperCut
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.11%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.11%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.11%) WSUS
11 1 (0.057%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.057%) Kibana
Vendors
1 439 (25.11%) Microsoft
2 75 (4.29%) Google
3 60 (3.43%) VMware
4 55 (3.15%) Cisco
5 50 (2.86%) Adobe
6 46 (2.63%) Oracle
7 40 (2.29%) SAP
8 34 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
9 27 (1.54%) Citrix
10 26 (1.49%) HP
11 25 (1.43%) ServiceNow
12 23 (1.32%) Juniper
13 20 (1.14%) Avaya
13 20 (1.14%) Percona
14 19 (1.09%) Mitel
15 18 (1.03%) Apple
15 18 (1.03%) GENBAND
15 18 (1.03%) SonicWALL
16 14 (0.80%) Twitter
17 13 (0.74%) Nortel