Period
to 9 May 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Presentation Skills in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Presentation Skills over the 6 months to 9 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Presentation Skills
UK
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 170 212 162
Rank change year-on-year +42 -50 +5
Permanent jobs citing Presentation Skills 1,731 1,647 3,198
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.96% 1.64% 2.20%
As % of the General category 3.66% 3.02% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,051 1,077 2,098
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £30,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £40,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.50% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £103,750 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,000 £55,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year -7.27% +12.24% +3.16%

Presentation 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% -

Presentation Skills
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Presentation Skills in the UK

Presentation Skills
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Presentation Skills in the UK

Presentation Skills
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Presentation Skills over the 6 months to 9 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Presentation Skills in the UK

Presentation 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 Presentation 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 +42 1,553 £61,250 +2.08% 161
UK excluding London +44 928 £51,000 -7.27% 107
London +15 638 £75,000 +15.38% 65
South East +71 380 £58,497 -2.51% 39
Work from Home -22 284 £65,000 -10.34% 21
North of England +50 170 £50,000 -13.04% 22
Midlands +16 132 £51,500 +3.00% 16
South West -45 99 £50,000 - 11
North West +42 94 £45,000 -21.74% 12
East of England +21 89 £42,000 -20.00% 8
West Midlands +6 89 £58,750 +17.50% 11
Yorkshire +32 69 £57,500 +2.22% 6
East Midlands +33 43 £42,500 +8.97% 4
Scotland -21 34 £47,500 -20.83% 7
Wales +34 13 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Northern Ireland +8 8 £50,000 - 2
North East +12 7 £46,500 -25.60% 4
Channel Islands - 4 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 9 May 2021, IT jobs citing Presentation 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 Presentation Skills.

1 1,219 (70.42%) Social Skills
2 455 (26.29%) Agile Software Development
3 428 (24.73%) Finance
4 364 (21.03%) Project Management
5 361 (20.85%) Microsoft
6 342 (19.76%) Degree
7 320 (18.49%) Analytical Skills
8 315 (18.20%) Azure
9 287 (16.58%) Problem-Solving
10 274 (15.83%) Stakeholder Management
11 269 (15.54%) SQL
12 263 (15.19%) AWS
13 246 (14.21%) Analytics
14 226 (13.06%) Management Information System
15 223 (12.88%) Python
16 203 (11.73%) Java
17 197 (11.38%) Windows
17 197 (11.38%) Marketing
18 195 (11.27%) Manufacturing
19 193 (11.15%) DevOps
20 185 (10.69%) Legal
21 176 (10.17%) Law
22 171 (9.88%) Linux
23 170 (9.82%) Project Delivery
24 169 (9.76%) Information Security
25 167 (9.65%) Self-Motivation
26 153 (8.84%) Matrix Organization
27 152 (8.78%) GDPR
27 152 (8.78%) SAP
28 149 (8.61%) Pharmaceutical

Presentation 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 52 (3.00%) Confluence
2 51 (2.95%) SharePoint
3 40 (2.31%) Apache Spark
4 31 (1.79%) SAS
5 30 (1.73%) Cloud Foundry
6 17 (0.98%) CMS
7 11 (0.64%) MS Exchange
8 10 (0.58%) Apache
9 8 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (0.35%) ArcGIS
11 6 (0.35%) OpenStack
11 6 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (0.29%) Apache Synapse
12 5 (0.29%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.23%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 119 (6.87%) Microsoft Office
2 117 (6.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 65 (3.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (1.33%) MS Visio
5 21 (1.21%) Microsoft Project
6 19 (1.10%) Simulink
7 16 (0.92%) Stateflow
8 14 (0.81%) Figma
9 12 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
10 8 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
11 7 (0.40%) Photoshop
12 4 (0.23%) 3ds Max
13 3 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 3 (0.17%) Sketch
14 2 (0.12%) Chatbot
14 2 (0.12%) InDesign
14 2 (0.12%) ProjectWise
14 2 (0.12%) Solid Edge
14 2 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
15 1 (0.058%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 46 (2.66%) SAP S/4HANA
2 19 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.64%) NetSuite
6 10 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
6 10 (0.58%) SAP SD
7 7 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
7 7 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
7 7 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
7 7 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
7 7 (0.40%) Primavera
7 7 (0.40%) SAP CRM
8 6 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
8 6 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (0.35%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 6 (0.35%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 6 (0.35%) SAP WM
9 5 (0.29%) iTrent
9 5 (0.29%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 315 (18.20%) Azure
2 263 (15.19%) AWS
3 96 (5.55%) Microsoft 365
4 93 (5.37%) Power Platform
5 89 (5.14%) GCP
6 75 (4.33%) IaaS
6 75 (4.33%) SaaS
7 73 (4.22%) PaaS
8 54 (3.12%) Serverless
9 48 (2.77%) Azure Active Directory
10 46 (2.66%) Dynamics 365
11 40 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
12 32 (1.85%) Amazon S3
13 31 (1.79%) GitHub
14 30 (1.73%) AWS CloudFormation
15 25 (1.44%) Amazon ECS
15 25 (1.44%) Amazon SQS
15 25 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
15 25 (1.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 23 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 67 (3.87%) Firewall
2 33 (1.91%) VPN
3 27 (1.56%) VoIP
4 26 (1.50%) WAN
5 22 (1.27%) MPLS
6 21 (1.21%) LAN
7 18 (1.04%) DNS
7 18 (1.04%) Skype
8 17 (0.98%) NetScaler
8 17 (0.98%) SD-WAN
8 17 (0.98%) VLAN
9 15 (0.87%) Internet
10 13 (0.75%) TCP/IP
11 11 (0.64%) ISDN
11 11 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (0.58%) Network Security
12 10 (0.58%) WebEx
12 10 (0.58%) Wireless
13 9 (0.52%) Unified Communications
14 8 (0.46%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (5.37%) SQL Server
2 80 (4.62%) Big Data
3 66 (3.81%) Power BI
4 63 (3.64%) Tableau
5 50 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
6 49 (2.83%) Relational Database
7 46 (2.66%) NoSQL
8 34 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
9 33 (1.91%) Hadoop
10 26 (1.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 26 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
11 23 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 20 (1.16%) MongoDB
13 18 (1.04%) Data Mining
13 18 (1.04%) MS Access
14 15 (0.87%) Geospatial Data
15 12 (0.69%) BigQuery
15 12 (0.69%) RDBMS
15 12 (0.69%) SQL Server 2016
15 12 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 93 (5.37%) JIRA
2 76 (4.39%) Jenkins
3 50 (2.89%) Git (software)
4 25 (1.44%) SonarQube
5 22 (1.27%) Cucumber
6 20 (1.16%) Maven
7 18 (1.04%) Eclipse
7 18 (1.04%) Gradle
7 18 (1.04%) Rational Rhapsody
8 15 (0.87%) Rational Quality Manager
8 15 (0.87%) Rational Team Concert
9 13 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (0.69%) Bitbucket
10 12 (0.69%) Subversion
11 11 (0.64%) Ant
12 10 (0.58%) GitLab
13 8 (0.46%) Axure RP
13 8 (0.46%) Selenium
14 7 (0.40%) SoapUI
15 6 (0.35%) Balsamiq
General
1 1,219 (70.42%) Social Skills
2 428 (24.73%) Finance
3 320 (18.49%) Analytical Skills
4 197 (11.38%) Marketing
5 195 (11.27%) Manufacturing
6 185 (10.69%) Legal
7 176 (10.17%) Law
8 149 (8.61%) Pharmaceutical
9 132 (7.63%) Influencing Skills
10 116 (6.70%) Organisational Skills
11 106 (6.12%) Public Sector
12 91 (5.26%) Retail
13 76 (4.39%) Banking
14 67 (3.87%) Telecoms
15 28 (1.62%) Games
15 28 (1.62%) Local Government
16 26 (1.50%) Automotive
16 26 (1.50%) Publishing
17 23 (1.33%) Advertising
18 21 (1.21%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 247 (14.27%) Architect
2 245 (14.15%) Analyst
3 157 (9.07%) Consultant
4 122 (7.05%) Administrator
5 121 (6.99%) Developer
6 120 (6.93%) Business Analyst
7 117 (6.76%) Data Administrator
8 112 (6.47%) Solutions Architect
9 89 (5.14%) Project Manager
10 49 (2.83%) Senior Analyst
11 47 (2.72%) Senior Manager
12 43 (2.48%) Cloud Architect
13 42 (2.43%) Software Engineer
14 35 (2.02%) DevOps Engineer
15 31 (1.79%) IT Manager
15 31 (1.79%) SAP Architect
16 30 (1.73%) IT Analyst
17 29 (1.68%) Delivery Manager
18 28 (1.62%) AWS Architect
18 28 (1.62%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (6.47%) .NET
2 67 (3.87%) REST
3 58 (3.35%) CSS
4 53 (3.06%) Web Services
5 49 (2.83%) AngularJS
6 48 (2.77%) .NET Core
7 47 (2.72%) Spring
8 43 (2.48%) HTML
9 38 (2.20%) XML
10 34 (1.96%) Kafka
10 34 (1.96%) Spring Boot
11 33 (1.91%) Node.js
12 31 (1.79%) SOAP
13 29 (1.68%) React
14 27 (1.56%) TensorFlow
15 25 (1.44%) ASP.NET
16 23 (1.33%) PyTorch
17 20 (1.16%) Middleware
18 19 (1.10%) WSDL
18 19 (1.10%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 226 (13.06%) Management Information System
2 167 (9.65%) Self-Motivation
3 95 (5.49%) User Experience
4 80 (4.62%) Public Cloud
5 67 (3.87%) Data Centre
6 50 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
7 37 (2.14%) Life Science
8 31 (1.79%) Blog
9 30 (1.73%) Cloud Native
10 23 (1.33%) Algorithms
11 22 (1.27%) Robotics
12 19 (1.10%) FMCG
13 17 (0.98%) Analytical Mindset
13 17 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
13 17 (0.98%) NHS
13 17 (0.98%) Social Media
14 15 (0.87%) Mobile App
15 14 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
16 12 (0.69%) iPad
17 11 (0.64%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 197 (11.38%) Windows
2 171 (9.88%) Linux
3 55 (3.18%) Unix
4 51 (2.95%) Windows Server
5 46 (2.66%) Windows 10
6 13 (0.75%) Android
7 9 (0.52%) Windows 7
8 8 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.40%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2019
12 2 (0.12%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.12%) SUSE
12 2 (0.12%) VMS
12 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2016
13 1 (0.058%) CentOS
13 1 (0.058%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.058%) Fedora
13 1 (0.058%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 455 (26.29%) Agile Software Development
2 364 (21.03%) Project Management
3 287 (16.58%) Problem-Solving
4 274 (15.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 246 (14.21%) Analytics
6 193 (11.15%) DevOps
7 170 (9.82%) Project Delivery
8 169 (9.76%) Information Security
9 153 (8.84%) Matrix Organization
10 149 (8.61%) Presales
11 144 (8.32%) Business Intelligence
12 142 (8.20%) Scrum
13 137 (7.91%) Data Protection
14 135 (7.80%) Mentoring
15 133 (7.68%) Computer Science
16 128 (7.39%) Coaching
17 126 (7.28%) Decision-Making
18 123 (7.11%) Software Engineering
19 122 (7.05%) Microservices
20 121 (6.99%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 269 (15.54%) SQL
2 223 (12.88%) Python
3 203 (11.73%) Java
4 106 (6.12%) C#
5 93 (5.37%) JavaScript
6 66 (3.81%) PowerShell
7 62 (3.58%) C++
8 47 (2.72%) C
9 36 (2.08%) R
10 35 (2.02%) T-SQL
11 28 (1.62%) Ruby
12 23 (1.33%) Perl
13 20 (1.16%) ES6
14 19 (1.10%) VB.NET
15 18 (1.04%) MATLAB
16 17 (0.98%) Kotlin
16 17 (0.98%) PL/SQL
17 16 (0.92%) Go
17 16 (0.92%) Groovy
18 12 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 342 (19.76%) Degree
2 107 (6.18%) Security Cleared
3 74 (4.27%) PhD
4 73 (4.22%) SC Cleared
5 53 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
6 24 (1.39%) PMI Certification
7 21 (1.21%) DV Cleared
8 20 (1.16%) Master's Degree
9 19 (1.10%) PMP
10 18 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (0.98%) CISSP
12 15 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (0.75%) IIBA
14 12 (0.69%) ACCA
14 12 (0.69%) CCNA
14 12 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (0.58%) CIMA
16 9 (0.52%) APMP
16 9 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 8 (0.46%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (8.78%) GDPR
2 59 (3.41%) QA
3 38 (2.20%) NIST
4 33 (1.91%) SLA
5 30 (1.73%) Data Quality
6 27 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 25 (1.44%) Good Clinical Practice
8 20 (1.16%) PMO
9 19 (1.10%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 11 (0.64%) GRC
11 6 (0.35%) Actionable Recommendations
12 5 (0.29%) PMBOK
12 5 (0.29%) SOC 2
13 4 (0.23%) COBIT
13 4 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
13 4 (0.23%) SEPA
14 3 (0.17%) GxP
14 3 (0.17%) IEC 61131
14 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
15 2 (0.12%) CDISC
System Software
1 75 (4.33%) Docker
2 72 (4.16%) Active Directory
3 53 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (1.68%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
7 9 (0.52%) KVM
8 8 (0.46%) Firmware
9 6 (0.35%) BitLocker
10 4 (0.23%) vCloud
10 4 (0.23%) XenApp
10 4 (0.23%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.12%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.12%) HDFS
11 2 (0.12%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.12%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.058%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 89 (5.14%) Kubernetes
2 71 (4.10%) Terraform
3 43 (2.48%) Ansible
4 33 (1.91%) SCCM
5 31 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
6 26 (1.50%) Puppet
7 19 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.35%) CSIRT
8 6 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
8 6 (0.35%) Istio
8 6 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.23%) Kibana
9 4 (0.23%) Nessus
10 3 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.12%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (0.12%) Grafana
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.12%) Salt
11 2 (0.12%) WMI
11 2 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 361 (20.85%) Microsoft
2 152 (8.78%) SAP
3 135 (7.80%) Oracle
4 90 (5.20%) Google
5 77 (4.45%) IBM
6 71 (4.10%) VMware
7 52 (3.00%) Salesforce.com
8 40 (2.31%) Citrix
9 38 (2.20%) Cisco
10 35 (2.02%) HP
11 32 (1.85%) Dell
12 30 (1.73%) Facebook
13 28 (1.62%) Databricks
14 26 (1.50%) Adobe
15 25 (1.44%) Bloomberg
16 20 (1.16%) YouTube
17 19 (1.10%) ANSYS
17 19 (1.10%) Fortinet
17 19 (1.10%) MuleSoft
18 17 (0.98%) ServiceNow