Period
to 17 October 2021

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

Social Skills (Interpersonal, Communication)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 6 14 3
Rank change year-on-year +8 -11 0
Permanent jobs citing Social Skills 277 135 518
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 22.61% 16.79% 21.71%
As % of the General category 40.74% 47.20% 43.31%
Number of salaries quoted 123 61 376
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £24,375
25th Percentile £41,250 £31,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £65,000 £77,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £95,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +2.22%

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 680 286 1,196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 55.51% 35.57% 50.13%
Number of salaries quoted 401 171 889
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,000 £56,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -14.29% +17.89% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £80,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +3.16%

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 17 October 2021.

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 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
Crawley +34 59 £58,750 +30.56% 11
Burgess Hill +7 53 £21,540 - 4
Worthing -6 52 £50,000 +53.85% 16
Horsham +29 45 £50,000 +19.05% 8
East Grinstead -3 13 £48,500 - 1
Haywards Heath +3 11 £62,500 -10.71% 3
Gatwick -11 11 £25,000 -61.54%
Chichester -5 8 £90,000 +111.76% 3
Pulborough - 5 - - 1
Arundel - 1 - -
Social Skills
South East

For the 6 months to 17 October 2021, 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 93 (33.57%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (32.49%) Microsoft
3 66 (23.83%) Finance
3 66 (23.83%) Problem-Solving
4 62 (22.38%) Time Management
5 55 (19.86%) Degree
6 53 (19.13%) ITIL
7 41 (14.80%) Project Management
8 36 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
9 35 (12.64%) Scrum
10 34 (12.27%) Test Automation
11 33 (11.91%) Continuous Improvement
12 32 (11.55%) SLA
13 31 (11.19%) .NET
13 31 (11.19%) Mentoring
14 30 (10.83%) DevOps
15 29 (10.47%) Microservices
15 29 (10.47%) C#
15 29 (10.47%) SQL
16 28 (10.11%) Service Management
17 27 (9.75%) GDPR
18 26 (9.39%) Active Directory
19 25 (9.03%) Windows
19 25 (9.03%) Coaching
19 25 (9.03%) Azure
20 24 (8.66%) Self-Motivation
21 23 (8.30%) Analytics
22 22 (7.94%) Digital Economy
23 21 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
23 21 (7.58%) Management Information System

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 10 (3.61%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (1.81%) SAS
3 4 (1.44%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.72%) Confluence
4 2 (0.72%) IIS
4 2 (0.72%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.36%) CMS
5 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.36%) Liferay
5 1 (0.36%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 16 (5.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (3.97%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (3.61%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.36%) InVision
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (9.03%) Azure
2 16 (5.78%) Microsoft 365
3 9 (3.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (2.89%) PaaS
5 7 (2.53%) AWS
5 7 (2.53%) GCP
5 7 (2.53%) SaaS
5 7 (2.53%) Serverless
6 6 (2.17%) Power Platform
7 5 (1.81%) Google Workspace
8 4 (1.44%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (1.44%) BlazeMeter
9 3 (1.08%) Azure Functions
9 3 (1.08%) Azure Service Bus
9 3 (1.08%) Azure Storage
9 3 (1.08%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 3 (1.08%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.72%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.72%) Azure Logic Apps
10 2 (0.72%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.81%) Firewall
1 5 (1.81%) Internet
1 5 (1.81%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.08%) HTTP
2 3 (1.08%) LAN
3 2 (0.72%) DHCP
3 2 (0.72%) DNS
3 2 (0.72%) NetScaler
3 2 (0.72%) Network Security
3 2 (0.72%) WAN
4 1 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.36%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.36%) MPLS
4 1 (0.36%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.36%) VLAN
4 1 (0.36%) VPN
4 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.89%) Azure SQL Database
2 8 (2.89%) Data Lake
2 8 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.53%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.81%) Power BI
5 4 (1.44%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.44%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.08%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.08%) Tableau
7 2 (0.72%) Big Data
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.36%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (7.22%) Git (software)
2 16 (5.78%) Selenium
3 12 (4.33%) JIRA
4 10 (3.61%) Cucumber
4 10 (3.61%) Postman
5 9 (3.25%) JUnit
5 9 (3.25%) WebDriver
6 8 (2.89%) JMeter
7 7 (2.53%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (2.53%) TeamCity
8 6 (2.17%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.44%) Jasmine
9 4 (1.44%) LoadRunner
9 4 (1.44%) Protractor
9 4 (1.44%) SoapUI
9 4 (1.44%) SpecFlow
9 4 (1.44%) TestNG
10 3 (1.08%) RSpec
11 2 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 66 (23.83%) Finance
2 36 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (7.94%) Digital Economy
4 20 (7.22%) Marketing
5 19 (6.86%) Organisational Skills
6 16 (5.78%) German Language
6 16 (5.78%) Retail
7 13 (4.69%) Presentation Skills
8 12 (4.33%) Influencing Skills
9 8 (2.89%) Billing
9 8 (2.89%) Public Sector
10 7 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (2.17%) Advertising
12 5 (1.81%) Documentation Skills
13 4 (1.44%) French Language
13 4 (1.44%) Games
13 4 (1.44%) Italian Language
13 4 (1.44%) Legal
13 4 (1.44%) Spanish Language
14 3 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 77 (27.80%) Analyst
2 28 (10.11%) Support Analyst
3 26 (9.39%) Developer
4 24 (8.66%) Service Analyst
4 24 (8.66%) Service Desk Analyst
4 24 (8.66%) Technical Analyst
4 24 (8.66%) Technical Support
4 24 (8.66%) Technical Support Analyst
5 14 (5.05%) Project Manager
5 14 (5.05%) Scrum Master
6 12 (4.33%) Architect
6 12 (4.33%) Software Analyst
6 12 (4.33%) Software Support Analyst
7 11 (3.97%) .NET Developer
8 9 (3.25%) Consultant
8 9 (3.25%) Information Analyst
8 9 (3.25%) Information Security Analyst
8 9 (3.25%) Security Analyst
9 8 (2.89%) Data Architect
9 8 (2.89%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (11.19%) .NET
2 16 (5.78%) React
3 14 (5.05%) CSS
3 14 (5.05%) HTML
4 11 (3.97%) ASP.NET
5 9 (3.25%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (2.53%) .NET Core
6 7 (2.53%) SOAP
7 5 (1.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (1.81%) Django
7 5 (1.81%) HTML5
7 5 (1.81%) JSON
7 5 (1.81%) REST
7 5 (1.81%) XML
8 4 (1.44%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.44%) Gherkin
8 4 (1.44%) jQuery
8 4 (1.44%) OAuth
8 4 (1.44%) WinForms
9 3 (1.08%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.66%) Self-Motivation
2 21 (7.58%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.61%) User Experience
4 8 (2.89%) Life Science
5 7 (2.53%) Biotechnology
5 7 (2.53%) Smartphone
6 5 (1.81%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.44%) Blog
7 4 (1.44%) EPoS
7 4 (1.44%) Renewable Energy
8 3 (1.08%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (1.08%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.08%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.72%) CMDB
9 2 (0.72%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.72%) PMI
9 2 (0.72%) Social Media
10 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.36%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.36%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (9.03%) Windows
2 19 (6.86%) Windows 10
3 7 (2.53%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.17%) Linux
4 6 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.44%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.36%) Android
6 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.36%) Unix
6 1 (0.36%) VMS
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (33.57%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (23.83%) Problem-Solving
3 62 (22.38%) Time Management
4 53 (19.13%) ITIL
5 41 (14.80%) Project Management
6 35 (12.64%) Scrum
7 34 (12.27%) Test Automation
8 33 (11.91%) Continuous Improvement
9 31 (11.19%) Mentoring
10 30 (10.83%) DevOps
11 29 (10.47%) Microservices
12 28 (10.11%) Service Management
13 25 (9.03%) Coaching
14 23 (8.30%) Analytics
15 21 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
16 20 (7.22%) Computer Science
16 20 (7.22%) Information Security
16 20 (7.22%) Scaled Agile Framework
17 19 (6.86%) Kanban
18 18 (6.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (10.47%) C#
1 29 (10.47%) SQL
2 17 (6.14%) Java
3 15 (5.42%) Python
4 11 (3.97%) Scala
5 10 (3.61%) JavaScript
6 8 (2.89%) PL/SQL
7 7 (2.53%) Go
7 7 (2.53%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.53%) TypeScript
8 6 (2.17%) C
8 6 (2.17%) C++
9 4 (1.44%) Kotlin
9 4 (1.44%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.08%) PHP
10 3 (1.08%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.72%) Ruby
12 1 (0.36%) VB
12 1 (0.36%) VB6
Qualifications
1 55 (19.86%) Degree
2 9 (3.25%) TOGAF Certification
3 5 (1.81%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (1.81%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.44%) DBS Check
4 4 (1.44%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.44%) ISEB
4 4 (1.44%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.44%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.08%) CISA
5 3 (1.08%) CISM
5 3 (1.08%) CISSP
5 3 (1.08%) CRISC
5 3 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.08%) PMP
6 2 (0.72%) CGEIT
6 2 (0.72%) CIPD
6 2 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.72%) MBA
6 2 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (11.55%) SLA
2 27 (9.75%) GDPR
3 18 (6.50%) QA
4 15 (5.42%) Cyber Essentials
5 12 (4.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (3.61%) PMO
7 8 (2.89%) Accessibility
8 5 (1.81%) CDISC
9 4 (1.44%) NIST
10 3 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (1.08%) WCAG
11 2 (0.72%) COBIT
11 2 (0.72%) GRC
11 2 (0.72%) NIST 800
11 2 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.36%) ITGC
System Software
1 26 (9.39%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.25%) Docker
3 3 (1.08%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (4.69%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.72%) Puppet
4 1 (0.36%) CA Service Virtualization
4 1 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 90 (32.49%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.58%) Google
3 11 (3.97%) SAP
4 9 (3.25%) Workday
5 8 (2.89%) Mercator
5 8 (2.89%) Oracle
6 5 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.44%) ANSYS
7 4 (1.44%) Bloomberg
7 4 (1.44%) CA Agile Central
7 4 (1.44%) Cadence
7 4 (1.44%) Citrix
7 4 (1.44%) Cognizant
7 4 (1.44%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.08%) Adobe
8 3 (1.08%) Blue Prism
8 3 (1.08%) Cisco
9 2 (0.72%) Kenexa
9 2 (0.72%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 2 (0.72%) VMware