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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 28 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Documentation Skills
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
28 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 414 374 245
Rank change year-on-year -40 -129 -8
Permanent jobs citing Documentation Skills 535 199 71
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.73% 0.62% 0.78%
As % of the General category 1.15% 1.21% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 390 165 50
10th Percentile £44,750 £32,200 £36,925
25th Percentile £50,000 £36,250 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +30.00% -13.04% +4.55%
75th Percentile £77,500 £64,750 £71,563
90th Percentile £92,625 £75,000 £83,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +4.76%

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 46,621 16,401 4,310
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 63.61% 50.75% 47.21%
Number of salaries quoted 24,811 12,627 3,497
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -4.35%
75th Percentile £79,125 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 28 May 2022.

Documentation Skills salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 28 May 2022, Documentation Skills job roles required the following 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.

1 258 (48.22%) Social Skills
2 183 (34.21%) Azure
3 181 (33.83%) Agile
4 155 (28.97%) Microsoft
5 130 (24.30%) DevOps
6 123 (22.99%) SQL
7 122 (22.80%) Problem-Solving
8 114 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
9 107 (20.00%) Degree
10 104 (19.44%) AWS
11 101 (18.88%) Finance
12 95 (17.76%) JavaScript
13 94 (17.57%) PowerShell
14 89 (16.64%) Computer Science
15 86 (16.07%) HTML
16 85 (15.89%) SQL Server
17 82 (15.33%) .NET
18 79 (14.77%) C#
18 79 (14.77%) Cisco
19 75 (14.02%) Windows
20 72 (13.46%) Self-Motivation
21 71 (13.27%) HTML5
22 69 (12.90%) PaaS
22 69 (12.90%) ITIL
22 69 (12.90%) Scrum
23 68 (12.71%) IIS
23 68 (12.71%) User Experience
24 67 (12.52%) Presales
24 67 (12.52%) XML
25 66 (12.34%) jQuery

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 68 (12.71%) IIS
2 20 (3.74%) Confluence
3 9 (1.68%) Apache
3 9 (1.68%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (1.12%) DNN
5 6 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (0.75%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.37%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.37%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.19%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.19%) Luigi
8 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.19%) TPMS
Applications
1 62 (11.59%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.37%) EPLAN
5 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.68%) SAP CO
1 9 (1.68%) SAP FI
1 9 (1.68%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (0.93%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.75%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.75%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.37%) DELMIA
5 1 (0.19%) assyst
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.19%) SAP EWM
5 1 (0.19%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.19%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 183 (34.21%) Azure
2 104 (19.44%) AWS
3 69 (12.90%) PaaS
4 56 (10.47%) Microsoft 365
5 51 (9.53%) Google Workspace
6 33 (6.17%) SaaS
7 23 (4.30%) GCP
8 22 (4.11%) IaaS
9 17 (3.18%) Amazon S3
9 17 (3.18%) Power Platform
9 17 (3.18%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 15 (2.80%) Azure Active Directory
11 13 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
11 13 (2.43%) Serverless
12 11 (2.06%) GitHub
13 9 (1.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 9 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
14 8 (1.50%) AWS CloudFormation
14 8 (1.50%) Power Automate
14 8 (1.50%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 65 (12.15%) Firewall
2 54 (10.09%) LAN
3 50 (9.35%) WAN
4 44 (8.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 39 (7.29%) Cisco ASA
6 26 (4.86%) VPN
7 25 (4.67%) Internet
8 23 (4.30%) DNS
9 12 (2.24%) DHCP
9 12 (2.24%) IPsec
10 11 (2.06%) RS-232
11 8 (1.50%) SAN
11 8 (1.50%) TCP/IP
12 6 (1.12%) Cisco ISE
12 6 (1.12%) HTTPS
12 6 (1.12%) iSCSI
12 6 (1.12%) Remote Desktop
12 6 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (1.12%) Wireless
12 6 (1.12%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (15.89%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.36%) Big Data
3 17 (3.18%) MySQL
3 17 (3.18%) Power BI
4 14 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (2.06%) Redis
6 11 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (1.87%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (1.50%) MariaDB
8 8 (1.50%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.12%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.56%) Data Lake
10 3 (0.56%) InfluxDB
10 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.19%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.19%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 57 (10.65%) Visual Studio
2 44 (8.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 39 (7.29%) Git (software)
4 36 (6.73%) JIRA
5 21 (3.93%) Jenkins
6 11 (2.06%) Visual Studio Code
7 10 (1.87%) TeamCity
8 8 (1.50%) Selenium
9 6 (1.12%) Bitbucket
9 6 (1.12%) gulp
9 6 (1.12%) MSTest
9 6 (1.12%) NUnit
9 6 (1.12%) webpack
10 4 (0.75%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (0.56%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.56%) Subversion
12 2 (0.37%) GitLab
12 2 (0.37%) Maven
12 2 (0.37%) Postman
13 1 (0.19%) Gerrit
General
1 258 (48.22%) Social Skills
2 114 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
3 101 (18.88%) Finance
4 61 (11.40%) Public Sector
5 49 (9.16%) Presentation Skills
6 47 (8.79%) Local Government
7 37 (6.92%) Marketing
8 20 (3.74%) Legal
9 19 (3.55%) Manufacturing
10 15 (2.80%) Organisational Skills
11 14 (2.62%) Advertising
11 14 (2.62%) Retail
12 12 (2.24%) Electronics
12 12 (2.24%) Law
13 10 (1.87%) Banking
14 6 (1.12%) Billing
14 6 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (1.12%) Telecoms
15 5 (0.93%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 3 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 90 (16.82%) Developer
2 83 (15.51%) Architect
3 66 (12.34%) Analyst
4 59 (11.03%) .NET Developer
5 40 (7.48%) Business Analyst
6 33 (6.17%) Project Manager
7 32 (5.98%) Network Architect
8 31 (5.79%) IT Manager
9 25 (4.67%) Cloud Architect
9 25 (4.67%) Systems Engineer
10 24 (4.49%) IT Project Manager
11 22 (4.11%) Senior Developer
11 22 (4.11%) Software Engineer
11 22 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
12 21 (3.93%) Network Specialist
13 20 (3.74%) Infrastructure Specialist
14 17 (3.18%) Product Manager
15 16 (2.99%) Cloud Solutions Architect
15 16 (2.99%) Consultant
15 16 (2.99%) Salesforce Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (16.07%) HTML
2 82 (15.33%) .NET
3 71 (13.27%) HTML5
4 67 (12.52%) XML
5 66 (12.34%) jQuery
6 65 (12.15%) JSON
7 59 (11.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 59 (11.03%) XSLT
8 51 (9.53%) ASP.NET
9 44 (8.22%) Ajax
9 44 (8.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 44 (8.22%) KnockoutJS
10 37 (6.92%) CSS
11 36 (6.73%) AngularJS
12 34 (6.36%) REST
13 26 (4.86%) React
14 14 (2.62%) .NET Core
15 13 (2.43%) Spring
16 11 (2.06%) ARM Templates
16 11 (2.06%) HATEOAS
Miscellaneous
1 72 (13.46%) Self-Motivation
2 68 (12.71%) User Experience
3 43 (8.04%) Data Centre
4 20 (3.74%) IoT
5 18 (3.36%) Management Information System
5 18 (3.36%) Public Cloud
6 14 (2.62%) Algorithms
7 11 (2.06%) Mobile App
8 10 (1.87%) ARM Cortex
9 9 (1.68%) Cloud Native
9 9 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
9 9 (1.68%) Virtual Team
10 8 (1.50%) Animation
10 8 (1.50%) Reinsurance
11 6 (1.12%) Driving Licence
11 6 (1.12%) N-Tier
12 5 (0.93%) Home Automation
12 5 (0.93%) Smart Home
13 4 (0.75%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 75 (14.02%) Windows
2 44 (8.22%) Linux
3 36 (6.73%) Windows Server
4 16 (2.99%) Unix
5 15 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (1.87%) Ubuntu
6 10 (1.87%) Windows 10
7 9 (1.68%) Android
8 8 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.12%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.12%) Solaris
10 4 (0.75%) SUSE
11 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.37%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.37%) VMS
13 1 (0.19%) CentOS
13 1 (0.19%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2016
13 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (33.83%) Agile
2 130 (24.30%) DevOps
3 122 (22.80%) Problem-Solving
4 89 (16.64%) Computer Science
5 69 (12.90%) ITIL
5 69 (12.90%) Scrum
6 67 (12.52%) Presales
7 62 (11.59%) MVC
8 54 (10.09%) Software Engineering
9 53 (9.91%) Service Delivery
10 51 (9.53%) Continuous Improvement
11 48 (8.97%) Analytics
12 46 (8.60%) Document Management
13 44 (8.22%) Data Science
13 44 (8.22%) Service Design
14 42 (7.85%) Project Management
15 40 (7.48%) Line Management
16 39 (7.29%) Service Management
17 38 (7.10%) Mentoring
18 37 (6.92%) CI/CD
Programming Languages
1 123 (22.99%) SQL
2 95 (17.76%) JavaScript
3 94 (17.57%) PowerShell
4 79 (14.77%) C#
5 47 (8.79%) Python
6 44 (8.22%) Java
7 16 (2.99%) PHP
8 15 (2.80%) VBScript
9 14 (2.62%) VB
10 13 (2.43%) C
11 12 (2.24%) T-SQL
12 9 (1.68%) TypeScript
13 7 (1.31%) ES6
14 6 (1.12%) XPath
15 5 (0.93%) Bash
16 3 (0.56%) C++
16 3 (0.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 3 (0.56%) Go
17 2 (0.37%) Groovy
17 2 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 107 (20.00%) Degree
2 65 (12.15%) Cisco Certification
3 53 (9.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 48 (8.97%) DBS Check
5 44 (8.22%) Security Cleared
6 38 (7.10%) SC Cleared
7 35 (6.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 33 (6.17%) CCIE
9 23 (4.30%) CCNP
10 12 (2.24%) Sun Certification
11 9 (1.68%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 9 (1.68%) CCNA
11 9 (1.68%) MCSE
12 7 (1.31%) PMI Certification
12 7 (1.31%) PMP
13 6 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (1.12%) Master's Degree
14 5 (0.93%) CISSP
14 5 (0.93%) ISTQB
15 4 (0.75%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.54%) QA
2 16 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.62%) SLA
4 10 (1.87%) GDPR
4 10 (1.87%) HIPAA
5 9 (1.68%) NIST
6 7 (1.31%) SOC 2
7 6 (1.12%) HL7
8 5 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 5 (0.93%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.75%) GRC
9 4 (0.75%) PMO
10 3 (0.56%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.37%) Accessibility
12 1 (0.19%) GxP
12 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 46 (8.60%) Active Directory
2 26 (4.86%) Docker
3 24 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (2.62%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (2.43%) XenApp
6 11 (2.06%) Firmware
7 10 (1.87%) Hyper-V
8 7 (1.31%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (1.12%) iptables
9 6 (1.12%) NFS
10 4 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.19%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 43 (8.04%) FortiGate
2 18 (3.36%) Ansible
3 17 (3.18%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 16 (2.99%) Terraform
5 13 (2.43%) IBM BigFix
5 13 (2.43%) SCCM
6 11 (2.06%) Microsoft Intune
7 9 (1.68%) Single Sign-On
8 8 (1.50%) Kubernetes
8 8 (1.50%) Puppet
9 6 (1.12%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 2 (0.37%) MOM
10 2 (0.37%) WMI
11 1 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.19%) Kibana
11 1 (0.19%) Stealthwatch
11 1 (0.19%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.19%) VxRail
Vendors
1 155 (28.97%) Microsoft
2 79 (14.77%) Cisco
3 44 (8.22%) NEC
3 44 (8.22%) Northgate
4 43 (8.04%) VMware
5 38 (7.10%) Fortinet
6 37 (6.92%) F5
7 34 (6.36%) Juniper
8 33 (6.17%) CheckPoint
9 31 (5.79%) Google
10 24 (4.49%) IBM
11 23 (4.30%) Citrix
11 23 (4.30%) Salesforce.com
12 20 (3.74%) Oracle
13 15 (2.80%) SAP
14 13 (2.43%) Trend Micro
15 10 (1.87%) ServiceNow
16 9 (1.68%) HP
17 8 (1.50%) Red Hat
18 7 (1.31%) Dell