Period
to 27 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Documentation Skills in permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH). Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Documentation Skills over the 6 months to 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Documentation Skills
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 395 202 241
Rank change year-on-year -193 +39 +14
Permanent jobs citing Documentation Skills 155 64 52
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.55% 0.97% 0.68%
As % of the General category 1.02% 2.28% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 122 58 48
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,000 £50,000
25th Percentile £46,313 £40,000 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -12.50% +11.63%
75th Percentile £67,188 £61,250 £76,406
90th Percentile £94,125 £71,000 £80,375
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

Documentation 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 WFH option and a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 15,169 2,808 3,903
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 53.96% 42.60% 51.09%
Number of salaries quoted 10,776 2,492 3,303
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £90,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,029 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.49% +4.82% +5.00%

Documentation Skills
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Documentation Skills as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Documentation Skills trend for jobs with a WFH option

Documentation Skills
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Documentation Skills.

Documentation Skills salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Documentation Skills
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Documentation Skills over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Documentation Skills salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, Documentation Skills job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Documentation Skills.

1 94 (60.65%) Social Skills
2 73 (47.10%) Microsoft
3 57 (36.77%) Azure
4 37 (23.87%) Project Management
5 34 (21.94%) Migration
5 34 (21.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 33 (21.29%) Active Directory
7 31 (20.00%) Windows
8 28 (18.06%) Microsoft 365
8 28 (18.06%) DevOps
9 25 (16.13%) Oracle
9 25 (16.13%) Project Delivery
10 23 (14.84%) PowerShell
11 22 (14.19%) Presales
12 21 (13.55%) SQL
12 21 (13.55%) PRINCE2
13 20 (12.90%) ERP
14 19 (12.26%) Microsoft Project
14 19 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (12.26%) Business Development
14 19 (12.26%) Windows Server
14 19 (12.26%) Presentation Skills
14 19 (12.26%) Problem-Solving
15 18 (11.61%) Project Planning
15 18 (11.61%) Degree
16 17 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (10.97%) SCCM
17 16 (10.32%) Linux
17 16 (10.32%) Python
18 15 (9.68%) Finance

Documentation Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.29%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.65%) Apache
4 1 (0.65%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.65%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (12.26%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.65%) Weka
Business Applications
1 13 (8.39%) Oracle ERP
2 12 (7.74%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.94%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.29%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.65%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.65%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.65%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.65%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.65%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.65%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.65%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.65%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.65%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 57 (36.77%) Azure
2 28 (18.06%) Microsoft 365
3 15 (9.68%) AWS
3 15 (9.68%) SaaS
4 13 (8.39%) IaaS
5 10 (6.45%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (5.81%) PaaS
7 8 (5.16%) Serverless
8 7 (4.52%) Power Platform
9 6 (3.87%) GCP
10 5 (3.23%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (3.23%) GitHub
10 5 (3.23%) Heroku
11 4 (2.58%) Mimecast
11 4 (2.58%) OneDrive
12 3 (1.94%) Azure Functions
12 3 (1.94%) Azure Machine Learning
12 3 (1.94%) OpenShift
12 3 (1.94%) PowerApps
13 2 (1.29%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.03%) Firewall
2 10 (6.45%) DHCP
3 9 (5.81%) DNS
3 9 (5.81%) VPN
4 7 (4.52%) VLAN
5 6 (3.87%) SAN
6 5 (3.23%) FTP
6 5 (3.23%) LAN
6 5 (3.23%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.23%) WAN
7 4 (2.58%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (2.58%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (2.58%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.29%) GSM
8 2 (1.29%) IPsec
8 2 (1.29%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.65%) HTTP
9 1 (0.65%) MPLS
9 1 (0.65%) SMTP
9 1 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.16%) MySQL
3 5 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.58%) Power BI
4 4 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.29%) Big Data
6 2 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.29%) Tableau
7 1 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.65%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.65%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (0.65%) HBase
7 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.65%) QlikView
7 1 (0.65%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (8.39%) JIRA
2 8 (5.16%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.16%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.29%) GitLab
4 1 (0.65%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.65%) MorphX
4 1 (0.65%) Selenium
4 1 (0.65%) Subversion
4 1 (0.65%) TeamCity
General
1 94 (60.65%) Social Skills
2 19 (12.26%) Presentation Skills
3 17 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (9.68%) Finance
5 12 (7.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 9 (5.81%) Retail
7 8 (5.16%) Marketing
8 4 (2.58%) Fire and Rescue
8 4 (2.58%) Influencing Skills
8 4 (2.58%) Organisational Skills
8 4 (2.58%) Police
9 3 (1.94%) Public Sector
10 2 (1.29%) Advertising
10 2 (1.29%) Automotive
10 2 (1.29%) Banking
10 2 (1.29%) General Ledger
10 2 (1.29%) Law
10 2 (1.29%) Publishing
11 1 (0.65%) Billing
11 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (16.13%) Consultant
2 19 (12.26%) Architect
2 19 (12.26%) Developer
2 19 (12.26%) Project Manager
3 17 (10.97%) Analyst
4 12 (7.74%) Oracle Project Manager
4 12 (7.74%) Senior Manager
4 12 (7.74%) Senior Project Manager
5 10 (6.45%) Business Analyst
6 8 (5.16%) AWS DevOps
6 8 (5.16%) Cloud Consultant
6 8 (5.16%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (4.52%) Azure Architect
7 7 (4.52%) Azure Engineer
7 7 (4.52%) Cloud Architect
7 7 (4.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (4.52%) Senior Desktop Support
7 7 (4.52%) Senior Technical Support
7 7 (4.52%) Technical Consultant
7 7 (4.52%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.03%) .NET
2 6 (3.87%) CSS
2 6 (3.87%) HTML
2 6 (3.87%) SOAP
3 5 (3.23%) RESTful
4 4 (2.58%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (2.58%) CSLA
4 4 (2.58%) WPF
5 3 (1.94%) HTML5
5 3 (1.94%) XML
6 2 (1.29%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.29%) Gherkin
6 2 (1.29%) JSON
6 2 (1.29%) Laravel
6 2 (1.29%) NumPy
7 1 (0.65%) D3.js
7 1 (0.65%) Node.js
7 1 (0.65%) Pandas
7 1 (0.65%) REST
7 1 (0.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.39%) Management Information System
2 11 (7.10%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (6.45%) Public Cloud
4 8 (5.16%) Virtual Team
5 7 (4.52%) Blog
6 6 (3.87%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (3.87%) Legacy Systems
7 4 (2.58%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.58%) Cloud Native
7 4 (2.58%) Podcast
7 4 (2.58%) Wiki
8 3 (1.94%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.94%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.94%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.94%) User Experience
9 2 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.29%) Social Media
10 1 (0.65%) Clustering
10 1 (0.65%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 31 (20.00%) Windows
2 19 (12.26%) Windows Server
3 16 (10.32%) Linux
4 13 (8.39%) Windows 10
5 12 (7.74%) Windows 7
6 8 (5.16%) Windows Server 2016
7 5 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.23%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (1.94%) Android
8 3 (1.94%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.29%) CentOS
9 2 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.29%) Solaris
9 2 (1.29%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.29%) Unix
9 2 (1.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (23.87%) Project Management
2 34 (21.94%) Migration
2 34 (21.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (18.06%) DevOps
4 25 (16.13%) Project Delivery
5 22 (14.19%) Presales
6 21 (13.55%) PRINCE2
7 20 (12.90%) ERP
8 19 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (12.26%) Business Development
8 19 (12.26%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (11.61%) Project Planning
10 13 (8.39%) ITIL
11 12 (7.74%) Contingency Planning
11 12 (7.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 12 (7.74%) Problem Management
12 11 (7.10%) Requirements Gathering
13 10 (6.45%) Application Packaging
13 10 (6.45%) Data Migration
13 10 (6.45%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 23 (14.84%) PowerShell
2 21 (13.55%) SQL
3 16 (10.32%) Python
4 10 (6.45%) C#
5 9 (5.81%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.23%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.94%) Java
7 3 (1.94%) PHP
7 3 (1.94%) VB
8 2 (1.29%) C
8 2 (1.29%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.65%) C++
9 1 (0.65%) Go
9 1 (0.65%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.65%) R
9 1 (0.65%) X++
Qualifications
1 18 (11.61%) Degree
2 14 (9.03%) Security Cleared
3 12 (7.74%) BPSS Clearance
3 12 (7.74%) Oracle Certification
4 9 (5.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.87%) CCNA
5 6 (3.87%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (2.58%) VCP6
7 4 (2.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.29%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.29%) CGEIT
8 2 (1.29%) CISA
8 2 (1.29%) CRISC
8 2 (1.29%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.65%) MCSA
9 1 (0.65%) MCSE
9 1 (0.65%) PhD
9 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.65%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.16%) QA
2 3 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.94%) PMO
3 2 (1.29%) COBIT
3 2 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.29%) SLA
4 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.65%) GDPR
4 1 (0.65%) HL7
System Software
1 33 (21.29%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.39%) Virtual Desktop
3 9 (5.81%) Docker
4 8 (5.16%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.58%) NFS
6 2 (1.29%) GPFS
6 2 (1.29%) iptables
6 2 (1.29%) Samba
6 2 (1.29%) vSphere
7 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (10.97%) SCCM
2 15 (9.68%) Microsoft Intune
3 12 (7.74%) Kubernetes
4 11 (7.10%) Terraform
5 10 (6.45%) AirWatch
6 6 (3.87%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 4 (2.58%) Ansible
7 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (1.94%) Rancher
9 2 (1.29%) Mesos
9 2 (1.29%) Prometheus
9 2 (1.29%) Puppet
9 2 (1.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 73 (47.10%) Microsoft
2 25 (16.13%) Oracle
3 15 (9.68%) ServiceNow
4 14 (9.03%) HP
5 10 (6.45%) Apple
5 10 (6.45%) Dell
5 10 (6.45%) Symantec
5 10 (6.45%) Toshiba
6 9 (5.81%) VMware
7 7 (4.52%) Cisco
8 6 (3.87%) NetApp
8 6 (3.87%) Nimble Storage
8 6 (3.87%) Veeam
9 5 (3.23%) SAP
10 4 (2.58%) Aruba
10 4 (2.58%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.58%) Sophos
11 3 (1.94%) Cadence
11 3 (1.94%) Xamarin
12 2 (1.29%) Computacenter