Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Presentation Skills
UK
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 165 215 162
Rank change year-on-year +50 -53 -6
Permanent jobs citing Presentation Skills 2,305 1,112 3,197
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.04% 1.57% 2.21%
As % of the General category 3.60% 2.92% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,351 712 2,092
10th Percentile £35,798 £35,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% - +6.48%
75th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
90th Percentile £107,500 £88,750 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £51,518 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.95% +3.04% +5.26%

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 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% -

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 24 July 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 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 +45 2,031 £60,000 +7.14% 429
UK excluding London +34 1,109 £50,000 -2.95% 262
London +51 982 £72,500 +11.54% 184
Work from Home -27 427 £62,500 - 60
South East +15 371 £55,000 - 72
North of England +41 219 £47,500 -17.39% 67
Midlands -14 167 £47,500 +5.56% 42
South West -19 146 £62,500 +38.89% 27
North West +29 130 £45,000 -26.53% 44
West Midlands -12 120 £50,000 +11.11% 28
East of England +13 110 £41,250 -23.26% 37
Yorkshire -9 81 £54,500 +7.92% 10
Scotland -27 59 £47,500 -20.83% 12
East Midlands -27 44 £42,500 -22.73% 14
Wales +7 29 £48,900 +22.25% 2
Northern Ireland -24 11 £47,500 - 4
North East -18 9 £43,000 -25.22% 13
Channel Islands - 4 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1,564 (67.85%) Social Skills
2 766 (33.23%) Finance
3 708 (30.72%) Agile Software Development
4 588 (25.51%) Degree
5 517 (22.43%) Analytical Skills
6 447 (19.39%) Microsoft
7 434 (18.83%) Azure
7 434 (18.83%) Problem-Solving
8 418 (18.13%) AWS
9 410 (17.79%) Project Management
10 373 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management
11 358 (15.53%) Analytics
12 335 (14.53%) SQL
13 331 (14.36%) DevOps
14 322 (13.97%) Python
15 280 (12.15%) Java
16 263 (11.41%) Marketing
17 246 (10.67%) Software Engineering
18 236 (10.24%) Business Intelligence
18 236 (10.24%) Self-Motivation
19 235 (10.20%) Influencing Skills
20 234 (10.15%) Scrum
21 233 (10.11%) Mentoring
22 226 (9.80%) Project Delivery
23 220 (9.54%) Windows
24 216 (9.37%) Linux
25 206 (8.94%) Coaching
26 203 (8.81%) Computer Science
27 200 (8.68%) User Experience
28 197 (8.55%) SAP

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 79 (3.43%) Cloud Foundry
2 78 (3.38%) Apache Spark
3 62 (2.69%) SharePoint
4 61 (2.65%) Confluence
5 43 (1.87%) SAS
6 42 (1.82%) CMS
7 13 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 9 (0.39%) Apache
8 9 (0.39%) Umbraco
9 8 (0.35%) ArcGIS
10 7 (0.30%) Drupal
10 7 (0.30%) MS Exchange
11 6 (0.26%) Apache Synapse
11 6 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (0.26%) WordPress
12 5 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.17%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 185 (8.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 163 (7.07%) Microsoft Office
3 120 (5.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 38 (1.65%) Microsoft Project
5 34 (1.48%) MS Visio
6 31 (1.34%) Simulink
7 20 (0.87%) Figma
8 19 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
8 19 (0.82%) Stateflow
9 6 (0.26%) Stata
10 5 (0.22%) Photoshop
11 4 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.13%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.13%) InDesign
12 3 (0.13%) Sketch
13 2 (0.087%) 3ds Max
13 2 (0.087%) InfoPath
13 2 (0.087%) ProjectWise
14 1 (0.043%) Revit
14 1 (0.043%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 44 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (1.61%) SAP S/4HANA
3 21 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
4 18 (0.78%) Oracle Clinical
5 17 (0.74%) NetSuite
6 16 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
6 16 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
6 16 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
7 15 (0.65%) Oracle Assets
7 15 (0.65%) Oracle Cash Management
8 13 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
9 12 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
10 11 (0.48%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 11 (0.48%) Primavera
11 10 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
11 10 (0.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 8 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
12 8 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 8 (0.35%) Sentinel
13 7 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 434 (18.83%) Azure
2 418 (18.13%) AWS
3 185 (8.03%) GCP
4 149 (6.46%) Power Platform
5 136 (5.90%) SaaS
6 132 (5.73%) PaaS
7 116 (5.03%) IaaS
8 114 (4.95%) Serverless
9 96 (4.16%) Microsoft 365
10 90 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
11 56 (2.43%) Dynamics 365
12 54 (2.34%) AWS Lambda
13 49 (2.13%) Amazon S3
14 46 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
15 44 (1.91%) GitHub
16 41 (1.78%) Amazon Kinesis
16 41 (1.78%) Azure Active Directory
16 41 (1.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 39 (1.69%) Amazon ECS
17 39 (1.69%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (3.38%) Firewall
2 46 (2.00%) VPN
3 34 (1.48%) Internet
4 28 (1.21%) TCP/IP
5 26 (1.13%) Network Security
6 24 (1.04%) VLAN
7 23 (1.00%) SAN
8 19 (0.82%) WAN
9 18 (0.78%) VoIP
10 17 (0.74%) LAN
11 15 (0.65%) SD-WAN
12 14 (0.61%) Skype
13 13 (0.56%) MPLS
14 12 (0.52%) DNS
14 12 (0.52%) NetScaler
14 12 (0.52%) Wireless
15 10 (0.43%) Remote Desktop
15 10 (0.43%) SSL
16 9 (0.39%) NAS
16 9 (0.39%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (6.12%) Relational Database
2 140 (6.07%) Big Data
3 138 (5.99%) SQL Server
4 115 (4.99%) Power BI
5 112 (4.86%) Tableau
6 89 (3.86%) NoSQL
7 88 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
8 87 (3.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 78 (3.38%) Hadoop
10 66 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
11 55 (2.39%) Amazon RDS
12 49 (2.13%) MongoDB
13 44 (1.91%) RDBMS
14 38 (1.65%) HBase
15 37 (1.61%) MariaDB
16 36 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 33 (1.43%) Data Lake
18 31 (1.34%) BigQuery
19 26 (1.13%) Blockchain
20 22 (0.95%) GIS
Development Applications
1 158 (6.85%) JIRA
2 134 (5.81%) Jenkins
3 57 (2.47%) Git (software)
4 45 (1.95%) SonarQube
5 38 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 27 (1.17%) Cucumber
7 20 (0.87%) SoapUI
8 17 (0.74%) Eclipse
9 16 (0.69%) Selenium
10 15 (0.65%) Axure RP
10 15 (0.65%) Postman
11 13 (0.56%) Gradle
12 12 (0.52%) Bitbucket
12 12 (0.52%) GitLab
12 12 (0.52%) Rational Rhapsody
13 11 (0.48%) Rational Quality Manager
13 11 (0.48%) Rational Team Concert
14 10 (0.43%) Visual Studio
15 8 (0.35%) Balsamiq
16 7 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1,564 (67.85%) Social Skills
2 766 (33.23%) Finance
3 517 (22.43%) Analytical Skills
4 263 (11.41%) Marketing
5 235 (10.20%) Influencing Skills
6 173 (7.51%) Organisational Skills
7 155 (6.72%) Retail
8 148 (6.42%) Banking
9 137 (5.94%) Law
10 112 (4.86%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 111 (4.82%) Public Sector
12 93 (4.03%) Legal
13 87 (3.77%) Manufacturing
14 74 (3.21%) Telecoms
15 71 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
16 60 (2.60%) Games
17 57 (2.47%) Documentation Skills
18 51 (2.21%) Local Government
19 37 (1.61%) Automotive
20 35 (1.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 350 (15.18%) Analyst
2 289 (12.54%) Architect
3 234 (10.15%) Consultant
4 151 (6.55%) Business Analyst
5 148 (6.42%) Project Manager
6 123 (5.34%) Developer
7 118 (5.12%) Solutions Architect
8 93 (4.03%) Software Engineer
9 78 (3.38%) Senior Manager
10 69 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
11 61 (2.65%) Product Owner
12 58 (2.52%) IT Manager
13 53 (2.30%) Trainer
14 49 (2.13%) Technical Leader
15 48 (2.08%) Senior Software Engineer
16 44 (1.91%) Service Manager
17 43 (1.87%) Cloud Architect
18 42 (1.82%) Data Analyst
18 42 (1.82%) Senior Consultant
19 41 (1.78%) Technical Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (5.42%) .NET
2 117 (5.08%) Web Services
3 90 (3.90%) REST
4 88 (3.82%) CSS
4 88 (3.82%) React
5 85 (3.69%) Kafka
6 79 (3.43%) Node.js
7 70 (3.04%) HTML
8 67 (2.91%) Spring
9 64 (2.78%) AngularJS
10 63 (2.73%) Spring Boot
11 59 (2.56%) Middleware
12 54 (2.34%) .NET Core
13 53 (2.30%) XML
14 47 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
15 46 (2.00%) SOAP
15 46 (2.00%) TensorFlow
16 37 (1.61%) Drools
16 37 (1.61%) Lambda Expressions
17 36 (1.56%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 236 (10.24%) Self-Motivation
2 200 (8.68%) User Experience
3 129 (5.60%) Management Information System
4 80 (3.47%) Public Cloud
5 76 (3.30%) Data Centre
6 73 (3.17%) Life Science
7 70 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
8 56 (2.43%) Legacy Systems
9 48 (2.08%) Blog
10 44 (1.91%) Algorithms
11 41 (1.78%) Virtual Team
12 40 (1.74%) Cloud Native
13 34 (1.48%) Mobile App
14 33 (1.43%) Data Structures
15 29 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
15 29 (1.26%) Robotics
15 29 (1.26%) Social Media
16 24 (1.04%) PMI
17 23 (1.00%) FMCG
17 23 (1.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 220 (9.54%) Windows
2 216 (9.37%) Linux
3 76 (3.30%) Unix
4 69 (2.99%) Windows Server
5 36 (1.56%) Windows 10
6 35 (1.52%) Android
7 29 (1.26%) Apple iOS
8 10 (0.43%) Mac OS
8 10 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (0.39%) Windows 7
9 9 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.35%) Windows Server 2019
11 7 (0.30%) Windows Server 2016
12 6 (0.26%) Solaris
13 4 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.17%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.087%) SUSE
14 2 (0.087%) VMS
15 1 (0.043%) Alpine Linux
15 1 (0.043%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 708 (30.72%) Agile Software Development
2 434 (18.83%) Problem-Solving
3 410 (17.79%) Project Management
4 373 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 358 (15.53%) Analytics
6 331 (14.36%) DevOps
7 246 (10.67%) Software Engineering
8 236 (10.24%) Business Intelligence
9 234 (10.15%) Scrum
10 233 (10.11%) Mentoring
11 226 (9.80%) Project Delivery
12 206 (8.94%) Coaching
13 203 (8.81%) Computer Science
14 197 (8.55%) Decision-Making
15 196 (8.50%) Presales
16 187 (8.11%) Time Management
17 186 (8.07%) Visualisation
18 176 (7.64%) Microservices
19 161 (6.98%) CRM
20 154 (6.68%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 335 (14.53%) SQL
2 322 (13.97%) Python
3 280 (12.15%) Java
4 164 (7.11%) C#
5 141 (6.12%) JavaScript
6 114 (4.95%) C++
7 69 (2.99%) R
8 47 (2.04%) PowerShell
9 44 (1.91%) C
9 44 (1.91%) ES6
9 44 (1.91%) Ruby
10 43 (1.87%) T-SQL
11 34 (1.48%) Go
12 26 (1.13%) Kotlin
13 25 (1.08%) MATLAB
14 24 (1.04%) Scala
14 24 (1.04%) VB.NET
15 23 (1.00%) PL/SQL
16 20 (0.87%) Bash Shell
17 19 (0.82%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 588 (25.51%) Degree
2 130 (5.64%) Security Cleared
3 85 (3.69%) SC Cleared
4 82 (3.56%) PhD
5 64 (2.78%) Master's Degree
6 63 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
7 41 (1.78%) PMI Certification
8 28 (1.21%) CISA
8 28 (1.21%) CISSP
9 26 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
10 25 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
11 24 (1.04%) PMP
12 23 (1.00%) ISEB
13 22 (0.95%) CCNA
13 22 (0.95%) CISM
14 18 (0.78%) ACCA
14 18 (0.78%) APMP
15 17 (0.74%) DV Cleared
16 15 (0.65%) CIMA
16 15 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (4.51%) QA
2 90 (3.90%) GDPR
3 56 (2.43%) Good Clinical Practice
4 44 (1.91%) SLA
5 43 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 39 (1.69%) Data Quality
7 30 (1.30%) Accessibility
7 30 (1.30%) NIST
7 30 (1.30%) PMO
8 23 (1.00%) COBIT
9 22 (0.95%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 11 (0.48%) PCI DSS
11 8 (0.35%) CDISC
12 7 (0.30%) Actionable Recommendations
12 7 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 6 (0.26%) GxP
13 6 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 6 (0.26%) SOC 2
14 5 (0.22%) PMBOK
15 4 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 110 (4.77%) Docker
2 67 (2.91%) Active Directory
3 57 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (1.00%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
6 9 (0.39%) VMware NSX
7 7 (0.30%) KVM
8 5 (0.22%) Ceph
8 5 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.22%) vSphere
9 4 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.13%) Firmware
11 2 (0.087%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.087%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.043%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.043%) HDFS
12 1 (0.043%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.043%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 160 (6.94%) Kubernetes
2 117 (5.08%) Terraform
3 79 (3.43%) Ansible
4 28 (1.21%) SCCM
5 21 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
6 17 (0.74%) Puppet
7 10 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
7 10 (0.43%) Kibana
7 10 (0.43%) OpenView
7 10 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (0.43%) OVSD
7 10 (0.43%) Prometheus
7 10 (0.43%) SCOM
7 10 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
8 8 (0.35%) QRadar
9 7 (0.30%) Salt
9 7 (0.30%) vRealize
10 6 (0.26%) Kubeflow
11 5 (0.22%) HP ALM
11 5 (0.22%) Icinga
Vendors
1 447 (19.39%) Microsoft
2 197 (8.55%) SAP
3 189 (8.20%) Oracle
4 153 (6.64%) Google
5 103 (4.47%) Salesforce.com
6 76 (3.30%) VMware
7 69 (2.99%) IBM
8 49 (2.13%) HP
9 41 (1.78%) Databricks
10 39 (1.69%) Facebook
11 38 (1.65%) Cisco
12 32 (1.39%) Bloomberg
12 32 (1.39%) ServiceNow
13 30 (1.30%) Citrix
14 28 (1.21%) Adobe
14 28 (1.21%) YouTube
15 25 (1.08%) Workday
16 23 (1.00%) ANSYS
17 21 (0.91%) Dell
18 19 (0.82%) Informatica