Social Skills Jobs in the West Midlands

Social Skills (Interpersonal, Communication)
England > West Midlands

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Social Skills over the 6 months to 29 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
29 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Social Skills 1,840 1,946 1,890
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 23.37% 32.10% 25.07%
As % of the General category 41.67% 42.29% 39.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,271 834 1,106
10th Percentile £24,696 £26,325 £27,362
25th Percentile £29,625 £37,500 £35,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £52,000 £47,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.46% +10.64% +4.44%
75th Percentile £58,750 £65,940 £63,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £78,318
England median annual salary £48,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -16.52% +4.55% +4.76%

All General Skills
West Midlands

Social 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 4,416 4,602 4,749
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 56.08% 75.92% 63.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3,052 2,211 2,933
10th Percentile £25,525 £29,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +10.53% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +4.35%

Social Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Social Skills as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Social Skills in the West Midlands

Social Skills
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Social Skills in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Social Skills in the West Midlands

Social Skills
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Social Skills in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 29 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Social Skills in the West Midlands

Social Skills
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Social Skills within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 29 May 2024. 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
Jobs
Birmingham +1 637 £50,000 -13.04% 276
Staffordshire 0 336 £32,500 -18.75% 190
Warwickshire +1 197 £37,250 -25.50% 110
Worcestershire +2 131 £30,000 -29.41% 61
Shropshire 0 72 £42,286 -29.52% 46
Coventry +7 54 £51,750 +8.95% 74
Solihull -1 52 £50,000 +86.91% 27
Wolverhampton +8 47 £34,500 +11.29% 35
Herefordshire 0 28 £35,000 -16.67% 14
Walsall +8 26 £37,500 -18.92% 15
Dudley +10 15 £25,000 -58.33% 13
Halesowen - 13 £35,000 - 10
Tipton -2 11 £25,000 -23.08% 7
Sutton Coldfield -8 9 £29,500 -70.50% 1
Brierley Hill - 9 £33,500 - 1
Wednesbury +6 6 £37,500 +36.36% 5
West Bromwich -1 5 £34,000 -35.24% 7
Willenhall - 4 - - 3
Bilston - 4 - -
Rowley Regis - 4 - - 1
Smethwick - 4 - - 2
Social Skills
England

Social Skills
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 113 (6.14%) SharePoint
2 61 (3.32%) Microsoft Exchange
3 17 (0.92%) Skype for Business
4 11 (0.60%) SAS
5 10 (0.54%) Confluence
6 9 (0.49%) WordPress
7 8 (0.43%) CMS
7 8 (0.43%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.33%) Appian
9 5 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.27%) nginx
10 4 (0.22%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (0.22%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.16%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.16%) IIS
11 3 (0.16%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.11%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.11%) MTS
13 1 (0.054%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 295 (16.03%) Microsoft Office
2 160 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 55 (2.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
5 12 (0.65%) Trello
6 11 (0.60%) AutoCAD
7 9 (0.49%) Adobe XD
7 9 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 6 (0.33%) MS Visio
10 5 (0.27%) Photoshop
11 4 (0.22%) CANalyzer
11 4 (0.22%) EPLAN
11 4 (0.22%) Sketch
11 4 (0.22%) SketchUp
12 3 (0.16%) InDesign
12 3 (0.16%) Revit
12 3 (0.16%) Simulink
13 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
13 2 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 28 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.76%) NetSuite
3 8 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.38%) NEC Housing
5 6 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
6 5 (0.27%) Salesforce CRM
6 5 (0.27%) Shopify
7 4 (0.22%) SAP SD
7 4 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (0.16%) Maximo
8 3 (0.16%) Sage 200
8 3 (0.16%) Sage 300 ERP
9 2 (0.11%) Misys Midas
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.11%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 2 (0.11%) SAP MM
9 2 (0.11%) SAP WM
10 1 (0.054%) SAP Payroll
10 1 (0.054%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 264 (14.35%) Azure
2 213 (11.58%) Microsoft 365
3 161 (8.75%) Power Platform
4 65 (3.53%) SaaS
5 61 (3.32%) Entra ID
6 53 (2.88%) Dynamics 365
7 50 (2.72%) AWS
8 30 (1.63%) Azure DevOps
9 28 (1.52%) GitHub
10 27 (1.47%) Power Automate
11 24 (1.30%) PowerApps
12 21 (1.14%) Azure Data Factory
13 20 (1.09%) GCP
14 13 (0.71%) Figma
14 13 (0.71%) GitHub Actions
14 13 (0.71%) OneDrive
14 13 (0.71%) Smartsheet
15 12 (0.65%) Snowflake
16 9 (0.49%) Serverless
17 8 (0.43%) Mavenlink
Communications & Networking
1 86 (4.67%) Firewall
2 80 (4.35%) WAN
3 73 (3.97%) LAN
4 37 (2.01%) TCP/IP
5 32 (1.74%) DNS
6 27 (1.47%) DHCP
6 27 (1.47%) Intranet
6 27 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
7 25 (1.36%) VoIP
8 20 (1.09%) PBX
9 19 (1.03%) SAN
9 19 (1.03%) Wireless
10 18 (0.98%) Skype
11 17 (0.92%) VPN
12 15 (0.82%) Ethernet
12 15 (0.82%) VLAN
13 14 (0.76%) SD-WAN
13 14 (0.76%) WLAN
14 12 (0.65%) Internet
15 11 (0.60%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (8.04%) SQL Server
2 138 (7.50%) Power BI
3 48 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (1.36%) MySQL
5 24 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (0.92%) Tableau
7 16 (0.87%) Metadata
7 16 (0.87%) Relational Database
8 13 (0.71%) Data Lake
8 13 (0.71%) Data Mining
9 11 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (0.54%) Oracle Database
10 10 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (0.49%) Amazon Redshift
11 9 (0.49%) BigQuery
12 8 (0.43%) Power Query
13 7 (0.38%) NoSQL
13 7 (0.38%) Oracle Database 12c
14 5 (0.27%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 67 (3.64%) JIRA
2 52 (2.83%) Git
3 7 (0.38%) CANoe
3 7 (0.38%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (0.27%) webpack
6 4 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.22%) Visual Studio Code
7 3 (0.16%) Burp Suite
7 3 (0.16%) GitLab
7 3 (0.16%) IBM UrbanCode
7 3 (0.16%) Metasploit
7 3 (0.16%) sqlmap
7 3 (0.16%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.16%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.11%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.11%) LabVIEW
8 2 (0.11%) Maven
9 1 (0.054%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.054%) NUnit
General
1 479 (26.03%) Analytical Skills
2 430 (23.37%) Finance
3 269 (14.62%) Organisational Skills
4 165 (8.97%) Influencing Skills
5 156 (8.48%) Retail
6 124 (6.74%) Manufacturing
7 112 (6.09%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 110 (5.98%) Law
9 108 (5.87%) Marketing
10 101 (5.49%) Public Sector
11 90 (4.89%) Legal
12 63 (3.42%) Presentation Skills
13 52 (2.83%) Local Government
14 38 (2.07%) Telecoms
15 35 (1.90%) Automotive
16 34 (1.85%) Games
17 29 (1.58%) Back Office
18 27 (1.47%) Banking
18 27 (1.47%) Electronics
19 26 (1.41%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 347 (18.86%) Analyst
2 183 (9.95%) Developer
3 170 (9.24%) Senior
4 159 (8.64%) Project Manager
5 120 (6.52%) Product Analyst
6 116 (6.30%) Sales Analyst
7 115 (6.25%) IT Support
8 114 (6.20%) Consultant
9 97 (5.27%) Lead
10 70 (3.80%) IT Manager
11 66 (3.59%) Support Engineer
12 55 (2.99%) IT Engineer
13 49 (2.66%) Administrator
14 48 (2.61%) Software Developer
15 41 (2.23%) Graduate
15 41 (2.23%) Support Technician
16 39 (2.12%) IT Technician
17 37 (2.01%) Architect
17 37 (2.01%) Senior Analyst
18 36 (1.96%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (6.14%) .NET
2 79 (4.29%) HTML
3 53 (2.88%) CSS
4 29 (1.58%) ASP.NET
5 26 (1.41%) React
6 25 (1.36%) JSON
7 23 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (1.25%) Vue
8 22 (1.20%) .NET Core
8 22 (1.20%) RESTful
9 19 (1.03%) HTML5
10 18 (0.98%) AngularJS
11 16 (0.87%) Laravel
11 16 (0.87%) XML
12 15 (0.82%) EDI
13 14 (0.76%) .NET Framework
13 14 (0.76%) Web Services
14 13 (0.71%) EDIFACT
14 13 (0.71%) jQuery
15 11 (0.60%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 153 (8.32%) Self-Motivation
2 126 (6.85%) Management Information System
3 79 (4.29%) Driving Licence
4 50 (2.72%) Mobile App
5 49 (2.66%) Product Ownership
6 32 (1.74%) NHS
7 27 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (1.30%) Data Centre
9 21 (1.14%) Onboarding
9 21 (1.14%) Replication
10 20 (1.09%) Social Media
11 19 (1.03%) FMCG
12 18 (0.98%) Analytical Mindset
12 18 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
13 16 (0.87%) Low-Code
14 15 (0.82%) Team-Oriented Environment
15 14 (0.76%) Legacy Systems
16 13 (0.71%) Algorithms
16 13 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
17 12 (0.65%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 227 (12.34%) Windows
2 88 (4.78%) Windows 10
3 66 (3.59%) Linux
3 66 (3.59%) Windows Server
4 27 (1.47%) Apple iOS
5 25 (1.36%) Android
6 23 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (0.98%) Mac OS
8 17 (0.92%) Windows 7
9 16 (0.87%) Unix
10 13 (0.71%) Windows Server 2016
11 9 (0.49%) VMS
12 8 (0.43%) Windows Server 2019
13 7 (0.38%) CentOS
14 5 (0.27%) SUSE
14 5 (0.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 4 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.11%) zOS
17 1 (0.054%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 651 (35.38%) Problem-Solving
2 455 (24.73%) Customer Service
3 319 (17.34%) Continuous Improvement
4 296 (16.09%) Project Management
5 270 (14.67%) Agile
6 177 (9.62%) Mathematics
7 163 (8.86%) Mentoring
8 161 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 157 (8.53%) Customer Requirements
10 147 (7.99%) Business Intelligence
11 138 (7.50%) ITIL
12 136 (7.39%) Decision-Making
13 130 (7.07%) Time Management
14 117 (6.36%) Cybersecurity
15 116 (6.30%) CRM
16 107 (5.82%) ERP
17 106 (5.76%) Project Delivery
18 95 (5.16%) Computer Science
19 94 (5.11%) Risk Management
20 90 (4.89%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 246 (13.37%) SQL
2 100 (5.43%) C#
3 85 (4.62%) JavaScript
4 78 (4.24%) Python
5 39 (2.12%) PowerShell
6 32 (1.74%) Java
7 24 (1.30%) PHP
7 24 (1.30%) TypeScript
8 22 (1.20%) C++
9 19 (1.03%) T-SQL
10 15 (0.82%) VB.NET
11 11 (0.60%) C
11 11 (0.60%) Perl
11 11 (0.60%) R
12 8 (0.43%) ActionScript
12 8 (0.43%) ActionScript 2.0
12 8 (0.43%) VB
13 3 (0.16%) Bicep
13 3 (0.16%) Dart
13 3 (0.16%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 456 (24.78%) Degree
2 129 (7.01%) Security Cleared
3 57 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
4 52 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (1.68%) SC Cleared
6 28 (1.52%) DBS Check
7 24 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (1.20%) A+ Certification
9 21 (1.14%) Master's Degree
10 19 (1.03%) ACCA
11 18 (0.98%) PMI Certification
12 16 (0.87%) HND
12 16 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 15 (0.82%) CCNA
13 15 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
13 15 (0.82%) MCSE
14 13 (0.71%) PMP
15 10 (0.54%) Network+ Certification
16 9 (0.49%) CCNP
16 9 (0.49%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (4.02%) GDPR
2 62 (3.37%) QA
3 58 (3.15%) SLA
4 56 (3.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 51 (2.77%) Cyber Essentials
6 35 (1.90%) ISO 9001
7 31 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 17025
8 28 (1.52%) Data Quality
9 22 (1.20%) Accessibility
10 19 (1.03%) PMO
11 17 (0.92%) GMP
12 12 (0.65%) NIST
13 8 (0.43%) IFRS
14 7 (0.38%) GRC
14 7 (0.38%) ISO 26262
15 6 (0.33%) ISO 14001
16 5 (0.27%) PCI DSS
17 4 (0.22%) GAAP
17 4 (0.22%) IFRS 9
18 3 (0.16%) AUTOSAR
System Software
1 158 (8.59%) Active Directory
2 61 (3.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (2.55%) Hyper-V
4 20 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (0.87%) Docker
6 12 (0.65%) Firmware
7 8 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (0.33%) NFS
8 6 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (0.27%) vSphere
10 4 (0.22%) pfSense
11 2 (0.11%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.054%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.054%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.054%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 42 (2.28%) Microsoft Intune
2 30 (1.63%) EnCase
3 26 (1.41%) SCCM
4 24 (1.30%) Terraform
5 12 (0.65%) Kubernetes
6 7 (0.38%) Functional Safety
7 5 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (0.22%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.22%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.16%) Nagios
10 2 (0.11%) WSUS
11 1 (0.054%) Ansible
11 1 (0.054%) Autotask
11 1 (0.054%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.054%) Jamf Pro
11 1 (0.054%) Kibana
11 1 (0.054%) Nessus
11 1 (0.054%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.054%) VxRail
Vendors
1 522 (28.37%) Microsoft
2 86 (4.67%) VMware
3 55 (2.99%) Cisco
4 32 (1.74%) Veeam
5 31 (1.68%) SAP
6 25 (1.36%) ServiceNow
7 24 (1.30%) Citrix
8 23 (1.25%) Adobe
8 23 (1.25%) IFS
8 23 (1.25%) Oracle
8 23 (1.25%) Sage
8 23 (1.25%) Sophos
9 21 (1.14%) IBM
9 21 (1.14%) Salesforce
10 18 (0.98%) Remedy
11 17 (0.92%) Dell
11 17 (0.92%) Google
11 17 (0.92%) HP
12 16 (0.87%) Workday
13 13 (0.71%) Databricks