Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Presentation Skills
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 158 226 168
Rank change year-on-year +68 -58 -16
Permanent jobs citing Presentation Skills 2,893 719 2,857
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.32% 1.50% 2.08%
As % of the General category 3.96% 2.95% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,620 471 1,851
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
75th Percentile £83,750 £75,000 £75,625
90th Percentile £104,550 £88,750 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,250
% change year-on-year - -0.50% +3.61%

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 73,061 24,377 75,946
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 58.66% 50.89% 55.32%
Number of salaries quoted 44,634 19,641 58,019
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,617 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,029 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.49% +4.82% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
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 17 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Presentation Skills in the UK

Presentation 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 Presentation Skills within the UK over the 6 months to 17 October 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 +63 2,452 £60,000 +9.09% 422
UK excluding London +38 1,291 £50,000 - 240
London +80 1,234 £72,500 +11.54% 193
Work from Home -3 581 £60,000 -4.00% 67
South East +36 481 £55,000 - 52
North of England -19 246 £47,500 -9.52% 54
Midlands -12 185 £47,500 - 58
North West +5 169 £45,000 -14.29% 34
South West -1 149 £62,500 +51.94% 20
West Midlands -23 129 £52,500 -8.70% 36
East of England -24 127 £42,500 -10.62% 38
Yorkshire -81 63 £48,500 -9.77% 15
Scotland -56 55 £50,000 -16.67% 15
East Midlands -49 50 £44,500 +4.71% 22
Wales -12 40 £48,900 -2.20% 2
Northern Ireland -27 19 £47,500 -47.22% 1
North East - 15 £57,750 - 5

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 2,045 (70.69%) Social Skills
2 1,025 (35.43%) Finance
3 914 (31.59%) Agile Software Development
4 798 (27.58%) Degree
5 740 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
6 672 (23.23%) Project Management
7 649 (22.43%) Problem-Solving
8 535 (18.49%) Azure
9 517 (17.87%) AWS
10 486 (16.80%) Microsoft
11 458 (15.83%) Analytics
12 406 (14.03%) Stakeholder Management
13 401 (13.86%) SQL
14 372 (12.86%) DevOps
15 337 (11.65%) Mentoring
16 325 (11.23%) Python
17 314 (10.85%) Java
18 311 (10.75%) Software Engineering
19 303 (10.47%) Influencing Skills
20 295 (10.20%) Scrum
20 295 (10.20%) Computer Science
21 290 (10.02%) Time Management
22 287 (9.92%) Marketing
23 269 (9.30%) Decision-Making
24 266 (9.19%) Microsoft Excel
25 264 (9.13%) Windows
26 263 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
27 260 (8.99%) User Experience
28 253 (8.75%) Data Management
29 245 (8.47%) GCP

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 85 (2.94%) Apache Spark
2 82 (2.83%) SharePoint
3 78 (2.70%) Confluence
4 77 (2.66%) Cloud Foundry
5 69 (2.39%) SAS
6 49 (1.69%) CMS
7 21 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
7 21 (0.73%) IIS
8 13 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 9 (0.31%) Drupal
9 9 (0.31%) MS Exchange
9 9 (0.31%) OpenStack
10 8 (0.28%) ArcGIS
11 7 (0.24%) Apache Solr
11 7 (0.24%) LiveCycle
11 7 (0.24%) WordPress
12 6 (0.21%) Apache
12 6 (0.21%) Kentico
12 6 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
12 6 (0.21%) Umbraco
Applications
1 266 (9.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 194 (6.71%) Microsoft Office
3 193 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 79 (2.73%) Microsoft Project
5 48 (1.66%) MS Visio
6 40 (1.38%) Simulink
7 32 (1.11%) Figma
8 30 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
9 10 (0.35%) Stata
10 9 (0.31%) Stateflow
11 8 (0.28%) Sketch
12 7 (0.24%) InDesign
12 7 (0.24%) Photoshop
13 6 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
13 6 (0.21%) AutoCAD
14 5 (0.17%) InVision
15 4 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
15 4 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
15 4 (0.14%) Windchill
16 3 (0.10%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 58 (2.00%) Oracle Clinical
2 49 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 26 (0.90%) SAP S/4HANA
4 20 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
5 19 (0.66%) Distributed Ledger
6 18 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
7 16 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
8 13 (0.45%) PeopleSoft HCM
9 12 (0.41%) NetSuite
9 12 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
9 12 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
10 10 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
10 10 (0.35%) Primavera
11 9 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
12 8 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
12 8 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 8 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 7 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
13 7 (0.24%) R3 Corda
14 6 (0.21%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 535 (18.49%) Azure
2 517 (17.87%) AWS
3 245 (8.47%) GCP
4 198 (6.84%) SaaS
5 175 (6.05%) Power Platform
6 123 (4.25%) Serverless
7 119 (4.11%) PaaS
8 105 (3.63%) Microsoft 365
9 104 (3.59%) IaaS
10 89 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
11 54 (1.87%) Dynamics 365
11 54 (1.87%) GitHub
12 52 (1.80%) Amazon Kinesis
12 52 (1.80%) AWS Lambda
13 42 (1.45%) Amazon S3
14 38 (1.31%) Veeva
15 37 (1.28%) Google Analytics
15 37 (1.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 34 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
17 28 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 92 (3.18%) Firewall
2 76 (2.63%) Internet
3 50 (1.73%) VPN
4 40 (1.38%) DNS
5 34 (1.18%) Network Security
5 34 (1.18%) TCP/IP
6 32 (1.11%) SAN
7 27 (0.93%) HTTP
8 24 (0.83%) SSL
9 21 (0.73%) Broadband
10 20 (0.69%) LAN
10 20 (0.69%) WAN
11 17 (0.59%) DHCP
12 15 (0.52%) VLAN
13 13 (0.45%) Wireless
14 12 (0.41%) FTP
14 12 (0.41%) Remote Desktop
14 12 (0.41%) WebEx
15 11 (0.38%) SMTP
16 9 (0.31%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (7.50%) Relational Database
2 201 (6.95%) SQL Server
3 160 (5.53%) Big Data
4 142 (4.91%) Power BI
4 142 (4.91%) Tableau
5 124 (4.29%) NoSQL
6 107 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
7 105 (3.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 97 (3.35%) Hadoop
9 93 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
10 87 (3.01%) RDBMS
11 73 (2.52%) MySQL
12 68 (2.35%) MongoDB
13 46 (1.59%) HBase
13 46 (1.59%) MariaDB
14 42 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
14 42 (1.45%) Data Lake
15 39 (1.35%) Blockchain
16 37 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 36 (1.24%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 209 (7.22%) JIRA
2 162 (5.60%) Jenkins
3 53 (1.83%) SonarQube
4 50 (1.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 45 (1.56%) Git (software)
6 30 (1.04%) GitLab
7 26 (0.90%) Axure RP
8 25 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (0.59%) SoapUI
10 14 (0.48%) Cucumber
10 14 (0.48%) Maven
11 13 (0.45%) Gradle
11 13 (0.45%) Selenium
12 12 (0.41%) Ant
12 12 (0.41%) Postman
13 10 (0.35%) Balsamiq
14 8 (0.28%) Eclipse
15 7 (0.24%) Vagrant
15 7 (0.24%) Visual Studio
16 6 (0.21%) Bitbucket
General
1 2,045 (70.69%) Social Skills
2 1,025 (35.43%) Finance
3 740 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
4 303 (10.47%) Influencing Skills
5 287 (9.92%) Marketing
6 218 (7.54%) Retail
7 186 (6.43%) Law
8 170 (5.88%) Organisational Skills
9 166 (5.74%) Banking
10 139 (4.80%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 123 (4.25%) Pharmaceutical
12 119 (4.11%) Telecoms
13 112 (3.87%) Public Sector
14 102 (3.53%) Legal
15 101 (3.49%) Manufacturing
16 78 (2.70%) Games
17 57 (1.97%) Automotive
17 57 (1.97%) Documentation Skills
18 44 (1.52%) Local Government
19 41 (1.42%) Billing
Job Titles
1 358 (12.37%) Analyst
2 323 (11.16%) Architect
3 304 (10.51%) Consultant
4 230 (7.95%) Project Manager
5 167 (5.77%) Developer
6 141 (4.87%) Solutions Architect
7 123 (4.25%) Business Analyst
8 98 (3.39%) Software Engineer
9 95 (3.28%) Data Manager
10 94 (3.25%) IT Manager
11 85 (2.94%) Product Owner
12 81 (2.80%) Senior Manager
13 66 (2.28%) Designer
14 63 (2.18%) Data Analyst
15 61 (2.11%) Technical Leader
16 60 (2.07%) Product Manager
16 60 (2.07%) Senior Consultant
17 57 (1.97%) Delivery Manager
18 53 (1.83%) Senior Software Engineer
18 53 (1.83%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (5.18%) Web Services
2 137 (4.74%) .NET
3 128 (4.42%) Node.js
4 119 (4.11%) REST
5 106 (3.66%) Kafka
6 95 (3.28%) React
7 90 (3.11%) Spring
8 89 (3.08%) HTML
9 85 (2.94%) CSS
10 81 (2.80%) Spring Boot
11 78 (2.70%) AngularJS
12 65 (2.25%) Middleware
13 60 (2.07%) RabbitMQ
14 58 (2.00%) XML
15 54 (1.87%) OAuth
16 48 (1.66%) OpenID
17 46 (1.59%) TensorFlow
18 44 (1.52%) Drools
18 44 (1.52%) Lambda Expressions
18 44 (1.52%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 260 (8.99%) User Experience
2 230 (7.95%) Self-Motivation
3 179 (6.19%) Management Information System
4 125 (4.32%) Life Science
5 75 (2.59%) Data Centre
6 74 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
7 62 (2.14%) Algorithms
8 59 (2.04%) Public Cloud
9 48 (1.66%) Virtual Team
10 46 (1.59%) Social Media
11 44 (1.52%) Data Structures
12 43 (1.49%) Cloud Native
13 40 (1.38%) Blog
13 40 (1.38%) PMI
14 39 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
15 37 (1.28%) Legacy Systems
16 36 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
17 34 (1.18%) Mobile App
18 30 (1.04%) Digital Media
19 22 (0.76%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 264 (9.13%) Windows
2 203 (7.02%) Linux
3 90 (3.11%) Unix
3 90 (3.11%) Windows Server
4 60 (2.07%) Apple iOS
5 56 (1.94%) Android
6 28 (0.97%) Windows Server 2019
7 25 (0.86%) Windows Server 2016
8 18 (0.62%) Windows 10
9 16 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (0.52%) Windows 7
11 13 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (0.41%) Mac OS
13 7 (0.24%) Solaris
14 4 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.14%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.069%) DC/OS
15 2 (0.069%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.069%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.069%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 914 (31.59%) Agile Software Development
2 672 (23.23%) Project Management
3 649 (22.43%) Problem-Solving
4 458 (15.83%) Analytics
5 406 (14.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 372 (12.86%) DevOps
7 337 (11.65%) Mentoring
8 311 (10.75%) Software Engineering
9 295 (10.20%) Computer Science
9 295 (10.20%) Scrum
10 290 (10.02%) Time Management
11 269 (9.30%) Decision-Making
12 263 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
13 253 (8.75%) Data Management
14 242 (8.37%) Coaching
15 240 (8.30%) Visualisation
16 227 (7.85%) Project Delivery
17 223 (7.71%) Microservices
18 222 (7.67%) Presales
19 215 (7.43%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 401 (13.86%) SQL
2 325 (11.23%) Python
3 314 (10.85%) Java
4 195 (6.74%) C#
5 160 (5.53%) JavaScript
6 139 (4.80%) C++
7 69 (2.39%) R
8 55 (1.90%) C
9 52 (1.80%) PowerShell
10 50 (1.73%) Ruby
11 37 (1.28%) Go
12 35 (1.21%) ES6
13 31 (1.07%) MATLAB
14 29 (1.00%) TypeScript
15 28 (0.97%) T-SQL
16 23 (0.80%) Bash Shell
16 23 (0.80%) Kotlin
17 22 (0.76%) PHP
18 21 (0.73%) Scala
19 18 (0.62%) Perl
Qualifications
1 798 (27.58%) Degree
2 160 (5.53%) Security Cleared
3 120 (4.15%) SC Cleared
4 102 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 92 (3.18%) Master's Degree
6 62 (2.14%) PhD
7 54 (1.87%) PMI Certification
8 39 (1.35%) CISSP
9 36 (1.24%) CISA
9 36 (1.24%) PMP
10 33 (1.14%) CISM
11 32 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
12 28 (0.97%) APMP
13 27 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 26 (0.90%) CCNA
15 23 (0.80%) CCNP
16 21 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
16 21 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
17 20 (0.69%) ISEB
18 19 (0.66%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (4.29%) Good Clinical Practice
2 121 (4.18%) GDPR
3 117 (4.04%) QA
4 58 (2.00%) PMO
5 53 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 41 (1.42%) SLA
7 40 (1.38%) Accessibility
8 38 (1.31%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 36 (1.24%) Data Quality
10 32 (1.11%) CDISC
11 31 (1.07%) NIST
12 30 (1.04%) COBIT
13 22 (0.76%) PCI DSS
14 13 (0.45%) Actionable Recommendations
15 10 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
15 10 (0.35%) GRC
15 10 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 8 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 7 (0.24%) ISO 22301
18 6 (0.21%) GxP
System Software
1 144 (4.98%) Docker
2 71 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (1.90%) Active Directory
4 31 (1.07%) Hyper-V
5 14 (0.48%) vSphere
6 12 (0.41%) KVM
7 11 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
8 10 (0.35%) Firmware
9 9 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (0.31%) VMware NSX
10 7 (0.24%) Ceph
10 7 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.069%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.035%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 1 (0.035%) HDFS
13 1 (0.035%) IAG
13 1 (0.035%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.035%) Snort
13 1 (0.035%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 195 (6.74%) Kubernetes
2 122 (4.22%) Terraform
3 95 (3.28%) Ansible
4 27 (0.93%) SCCM
5 24 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (0.66%) Puppet
7 12 (0.41%) Kibana
7 12 (0.41%) Prometheus
7 12 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
8 11 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
9 10 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
9 10 (0.35%) Kubeflow
9 10 (0.35%) OpenView
9 10 (0.35%) OVSD
9 10 (0.35%) QRadar
9 10 (0.35%) SCOM
9 10 (0.35%) vRealize
10 9 (0.31%) Salt
11 8 (0.28%) ZABBIX
12 7 (0.24%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 486 (16.80%) Microsoft
2 242 (8.37%) Oracle
3 211 (7.29%) Google
4 159 (5.50%) SAP
5 124 (4.29%) Salesforce.com
6 102 (3.53%) VMware
7 62 (2.14%) Facebook
8 55 (1.90%) HP
9 53 (1.83%) Cisco
9 53 (1.83%) YouTube
10 50 (1.73%) IBM
11 46 (1.59%) ServiceNow
12 43 (1.49%) Adobe
13 33 (1.14%) LexisNexis
14 32 (1.11%) Workday
15 29 (1.00%) Citrix
16 24 (0.83%) Splunk
16 24 (0.83%) Spotify
17 23 (0.80%) BMC
18 22 (0.76%) JD Edwards