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to

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Social Skills over the 6 months to 16 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Social Skills (Interpersonal, Communication)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
16 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1 6 8
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Social Skills 370 258 271
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 32.06% 21.48% 16.99%
As % of the General category 44.90% 42.86% 40.94%
Number of salaries quoted 198 163 187
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,500 £31,000
25th Percentile £37,000 £41,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -5.26%
75th Percentile £68,438 £57,100 £60,000
90th Percentile £91,625 £77,500 £66,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 824 602 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 71.40% 50.12% 41.50%
Number of salaries quoted 434 442 503
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,275 £32,550
25th Percentile £37,938 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.00% +1.01% -1.00%
75th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £71,125 £75,000
South East median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +5.26%

Social Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Social Skills in West Sussex

Social Skills
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Social Skills in West Sussex

Social Skills
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Salary distribution for jobs citing Social Skills in West Sussex over the 6 months to 16 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Social Skills in West Sussex

Social Skills
Job Locations in West Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 6 months to 16 May 2022. 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
Crawley +21 109 £47,500 -5.00% 16
Worthing +10 59 £57,600 +53.60% 11
Horsham +6 55 £52,500 +23.53% 5
Gatwick +9 36 £41,000 +36.67% 3
Burgess Hill +1 31 £65,000 -29.73% 3
East Grinstead 0 18 - - 2
Haywards Heath 0 15 £31,000 -58.67% 2
Chichester +6 10 £52,500 +23.53% 2
Shoreham-by-Sea - 9 £50,000 -
Bognor Regis 0 6 £30,000 +82.14%
Hassocks - 2 £85,000 -
Steyning - 1 £55,000 -
Social Skills
South East

For the 6 months to 16 May 2022, IT jobs citing Social 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 across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Social Skills.

1 122 (32.97%) Finance
2 105 (28.38%) Degree
3 99 (26.76%) Microsoft
4 85 (22.97%) Project Management
5 81 (21.89%) SQL
6 78 (21.08%) C#
6 78 (21.08%) ITIL
7 74 (20.00%) Azure
8 67 (18.11%) Agile
9 61 (16.49%) Windows
9 61 (16.49%) SQL Server
10 59 (15.95%) Management Information System
11 54 (14.59%) Analytical Skills
12 52 (14.05%) Virtual Team
13 51 (13.78%) Project Delivery
14 49 (13.24%) QA
15 47 (12.70%) Service Delivery
15 47 (12.70%) PRINCE2
16 44 (11.89%) Continuous Improvement
17 43 (11.62%) DevOps
18 42 (11.35%) .NET
19 41 (11.08%) Business Intelligence
19 41 (11.08%) Service Management
19 41 (11.08%) Stakeholder Management
19 41 (11.08%) Mentoring
20 39 (10.54%) Problem-Solving
20 39 (10.54%) Analytics
21 38 (10.27%) Computer Science
21 38 (10.27%) Change Management
22 37 (10.00%) Legal

Social Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 18 (4.86%) Apache Spark
1 18 (4.86%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (1.89%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.62%) SAS
5 4 (1.08%) ThingWorx
6 2 (0.54%) Confluence
6 2 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.27%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (7.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (5.14%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (2.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.62%) SPSS
5 5 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (1.08%) Windchill
7 3 (0.81%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.27%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 6 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.62%) SAP CO
1 6 (1.62%) SAP FI
1 6 (1.62%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (1.35%) SAP HR
3 4 (1.08%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 4 (1.08%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.81%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (0.81%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (0.54%) SAP FI-CA
5 2 (0.54%) SAP R/3
5 2 (0.54%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.27%) IBM Planning Analytics
6 1 (0.27%) Maximo
6 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 74 (20.00%) Azure
2 35 (9.46%) Microsoft 365
3 31 (8.38%) Power Platform
4 24 (6.49%) Azure Data Factory
5 20 (5.41%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 10 (2.70%) AWS
7 9 (2.43%) Serverless
8 7 (1.89%) Azure Functions
8 7 (1.89%) Azure Logic Apps
9 4 (1.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (1.08%) Amazon S3
9 4 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (1.08%) Azure Service Bus
9 4 (1.08%) Azure Storage
9 4 (1.08%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 4 (1.08%) SuccessFactors
9 4 (1.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.81%) IBM Cloud
10 3 (0.81%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.86%) Firewall
2 13 (3.51%) WAN
3 11 (2.97%) LAN
4 10 (2.70%) Network Security
4 10 (2.70%) PBX
4 10 (2.70%) SAN
4 10 (2.70%) SNMP
5 7 (1.89%) Internet
6 6 (1.62%) VLAN
7 5 (1.35%) DNS
7 5 (1.35%) VPN
8 4 (1.08%) HTTP
9 3 (0.81%) DHCP
9 3 (0.81%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (0.81%) SD-WAN
10 2 (0.54%) 5G
10 2 (0.54%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.54%) FTP
11 1 (0.27%) Wireless
11 1 (0.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (16.49%) SQL Server
2 29 (7.84%) Power BI
3 27 (7.30%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (7.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (5.14%) NoSQL
5 18 (4.86%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 18 (4.86%) Data Lake
6 10 (2.70%) Big Data
6 10 (2.70%) Tableau
7 7 (1.89%) Azure SQL Database
7 7 (1.89%) QlikView
8 6 (1.62%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.08%) DB2
9 4 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.08%) Qlik Sense
9 4 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.54%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.54%) Snowflake Schema
12 1 (0.27%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 15 (4.05%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.16%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.89%) Postman
3 7 (1.89%) Selenium
3 7 (1.89%) SpecFlow
3 7 (1.89%) WebDriver
4 5 (1.35%) JIRA
5 4 (1.08%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.08%) Maven
6 2 (0.54%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.27%) Axure RP
General
1 122 (32.97%) Finance
2 54 (14.59%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (10.00%) Legal
4 33 (8.92%) Marketing
5 28 (7.57%) Influencing Skills
6 24 (6.49%) Banking
7 21 (5.68%) Telecoms
8 19 (5.14%) Pharmaceutical
9 17 (4.59%) French Language
9 17 (4.59%) Spanish Language
10 14 (3.78%) German Language
11 12 (3.24%) Manufacturing
11 12 (3.24%) Presentation Skills
12 10 (2.70%) Billing
13 9 (2.43%) Italian Language
13 9 (2.43%) Retail
13 9 (2.43%) Swedish Language
14 8 (2.16%) Electronics
15 7 (1.89%) Digital Economy
15 7 (1.89%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 67 (18.11%) Analyst
2 28 (7.57%) IT Manager
3 26 (7.03%) Project Manager
4 23 (6.22%) Senior Manager
4 23 (6.22%) Senior Project Manager
5 21 (5.68%) Architect
6 19 (5.14%) Azure Engineer
7 18 (4.86%) IT Support
7 18 (4.86%) Support Analyst
8 17 (4.59%) Azure Specialist
8 17 (4.59%) Data Warehouse Specialist
8 17 (4.59%) IT Project Manager
9 16 (4.32%) Developer
9 16 (4.32%) Software Engineer
10 15 (4.05%) 2nd Line Support
10 15 (4.05%) Senior IT Manager
10 15 (4.05%) Senior IT Project Manager
11 13 (3.51%) Applications Specialist
11 13 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
12 12 (3.24%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (11.35%) .NET
2 29 (7.84%) ASP.NET
3 23 (6.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (4.86%) HTML
5 17 (4.59%) .NET Framework
5 17 (4.59%) CSS
6 14 (3.78%) WPF
7 9 (2.43%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (2.16%) .NET Core
8 8 (2.16%) COM
9 6 (1.62%) LINQ
9 6 (1.62%) REST
10 5 (1.35%) AngularJS
10 5 (1.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (1.35%) EDI
10 5 (1.35%) React
11 4 (1.08%) ARM Templates
11 4 (1.08%) Java SE
11 4 (1.08%) XML
12 3 (0.81%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 59 (15.95%) Management Information System
2 52 (14.05%) Virtual Team
3 30 (8.11%) User Experience
4 24 (6.49%) Reinsurance
5 23 (6.22%) Data Centre
6 18 (4.86%) Biotechnology
6 18 (4.86%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (3.78%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (2.97%) Analytical Mindset
9 10 (2.70%) PMI
9 10 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.35%) CMDB
10 5 (1.35%) IoT
11 4 (1.08%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.81%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.81%) Blockchain
12 3 (0.81%) Cloud Native
12 3 (0.81%) Renewable Energy
13 2 (0.54%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.54%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 61 (16.49%) Windows
2 30 (8.11%) Windows Server
3 26 (7.03%) Windows 10
4 18 (4.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (4.86%) Windows Server 2016
5 16 (4.32%) Windows Server 2019
6 11 (2.97%) Linux
7 8 (2.16%) VMS
8 5 (1.35%) Unix
9 4 (1.08%) Android
9 4 (1.08%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.08%) zOS
10 3 (0.81%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (22.97%) Project Management
2 78 (21.08%) ITIL
3 67 (18.11%) Agile
4 51 (13.78%) Project Delivery
5 47 (12.70%) PRINCE2
5 47 (12.70%) Service Delivery
6 44 (11.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 43 (11.62%) DevOps
8 41 (11.08%) Business Intelligence
8 41 (11.08%) Mentoring
8 41 (11.08%) Service Management
8 41 (11.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 39 (10.54%) Analytics
9 39 (10.54%) Problem-Solving
10 38 (10.27%) Change Management
10 38 (10.27%) Computer Science
11 37 (10.00%) Data Analysis
12 35 (9.46%) Time Management
13 34 (9.19%) ITSM
13 34 (9.19%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 81 (21.89%) SQL
2 78 (21.08%) C#
3 29 (7.84%) T-SQL
4 27 (7.30%) Python
5 17 (4.59%) Scala
6 14 (3.78%) C
6 14 (3.78%) JavaScript
7 13 (3.51%) Java
8 12 (3.24%) PowerShell
9 10 (2.70%) ABAP
10 9 (2.43%) C++
10 9 (2.43%) R
11 5 (1.35%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.08%) Perl
13 3 (0.81%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.54%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 105 (28.38%) Degree
2 28 (7.57%) PMI Certification
3 22 (5.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 19 (5.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (4.32%) PMP
6 13 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.89%) CISSP
9 6 (1.62%) CCA
9 6 (1.62%) MCP
9 6 (1.62%) Security Cleared
10 5 (1.35%) CBAP
10 5 (1.35%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.35%) MAPM
11 3 (0.81%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.81%) MCSE
12 2 (0.54%) ISEB
12 2 (0.54%) PgMP
12 2 (0.54%) TOGAF Certification
13 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (13.24%) QA
2 28 (7.57%) GDPR
3 27 (7.30%) SLA
4 15 (4.05%) PMO
5 13 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (3.24%) COBIT
7 5 (1.35%) Accessibility
8 3 (0.81%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.54%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.54%) DICOM
9 2 (0.54%) ISO 22301
9 2 (0.54%) P3O
10 1 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (9.46%) Active Directory
2 19 (5.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (2.70%) vSphere
4 10 (2.70%) XenApp
5 8 (2.16%) Docker
6 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 24 (6.49%) SCCM
2 10 (2.70%) Kubernetes
2 10 (2.70%) SCOM
3 8 (2.16%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (0.81%) Avamar
4 3 (0.81%) vRealize
5 2 (0.54%) Istio
5 2 (0.54%) Terraform
6 1 (0.27%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.27%) Ansible
6 1 (0.27%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 99 (26.76%) Microsoft
2 33 (8.92%) SAP
3 27 (7.30%) VMware
4 21 (5.68%) ANSYS
4 21 (5.68%) Bloomberg
4 21 (5.68%) Cisco
5 19 (5.14%) Databricks
5 19 (5.14%) Oracle
6 17 (4.59%) Informatica
7 16 (4.32%) Citrix
8 11 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (2.70%) HP
9 10 (2.70%) NetApp
9 10 (2.70%) SolarWinds
10 7 (1.89%) Cognos
10 7 (1.89%) IBM
11 6 (1.62%) MuleSoft
11 6 (1.62%) Workday
12 5 (1.35%) Adobe
12 5 (1.35%) Sun