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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Influencing 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 Influencing Skills over the 6 months to 9 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Influencing Skills
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
9 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 265 300 257
Rank change year-on-year +35 -43 +8
Permanent jobs citing Influencing Skills 1,065 424 48
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.39% 1.05% 0.54%
As % of the General category 2.11% 1.98% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 692 294 25
10th Percentile £42,000 £40,500 £40,950
25th Percentile £46,250 £43,750 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% -20.69% +31.82%
75th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £90,000
UK median annual salary £59,526 £61,250 £62,500
% change year-on-year -2.81% -2.00% +4.17%

Influencing 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 50,579 21,361 4,034
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 65.86% 52.70% 45.76%
Number of salaries quoted 26,765 15,089 3,361
10th Percentile £35,750 £33,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,463 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -4.35%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,290 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Influencing Skills
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

Influencing Skills trend for jobs with a WFH option

Influencing 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 Influencing Skills.

Influencing Skills salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Influencing Skills
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Influencing Skills over the 6 months to 9 August 2022.

Influencing Skills salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 9 August 2022, Influencing 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 Influencing Skills.

1 642 (60.28%) Social Skills
2 502 (47.14%) Agile
3 399 (37.46%) Finance
4 256 (24.04%) Project Management
5 211 (19.81%) Analytical Skills
6 202 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 194 (18.22%) Problem-Solving
8 181 (17.00%) DevOps
9 172 (16.15%) SQL
10 166 (15.59%) AWS
11 162 (15.21%) Microsoft
12 152 (14.27%) Degree
13 149 (13.99%) Retail
13 149 (13.99%) Analytics
14 145 (13.62%) ITIL
14 145 (13.62%) Organisational Skills
15 125 (11.74%) Azure
16 122 (11.46%) Decision-Making
17 121 (11.36%) Business Strategy
18 120 (11.27%) Continuous Improvement
19 118 (11.08%) Marketing
20 113 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
21 111 (10.42%) Coaching
22 110 (10.33%) Project Delivery
23 107 (10.05%) PRINCE2
24 105 (9.86%) Scrum
25 102 (9.58%) SDLC
26 101 (9.48%) Service Management
27 99 (9.30%) CI/CD
28 97 (9.11%) Self-Motivation

Influencing 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 36 (3.38%) Confluence
2 21 (1.97%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.31%) CMS
4 10 (0.94%) Apache Airflow
5 8 (0.75%) SAS
6 5 (0.47%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.38%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.28%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.19%) Mendix
9 2 (0.19%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.094%) Camunda
10 1 (0.094%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.094%) WordPress
Applications
1 60 (5.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (3.29%) Microsoft Project
3 31 (2.91%) Adobe After Effects
3 31 (2.91%) Adobe Premiere
3 31 (2.91%) CINEMA 4D
3 31 (2.91%) Microsoft Office
4 23 (2.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 20 (1.88%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.47%) Campfire
7 4 (0.38%) Adobe XD
7 4 (0.38%) Sketch
8 3 (0.28%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.094%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.75%) Payment Gateway
1 8 (0.75%) SAP SD
2 4 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.38%) SAP CRM
2 4 (0.38%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (0.38%) SAP SCM
3 3 (0.28%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.19%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.19%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.094%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.094%) Magento
5 1 (0.094%) Primavera
5 1 (0.094%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.094%) Scribe Insight
5 1 (0.094%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 166 (15.59%) AWS
2 125 (11.74%) Azure
3 79 (7.42%) Power Platform
4 62 (5.82%) SaaS
5 53 (4.98%) GCP
6 51 (4.79%) Serverless
7 45 (4.23%) Amazon S3
8 42 (3.94%) AWS Lambda
9 36 (3.38%) IaaS
10 28 (2.63%) Microsoft 365
11 25 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
12 22 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
13 21 (1.97%) Amazon ELB
13 21 (1.97%) Route 53
13 21 (1.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 20 (1.88%) Azure Active Directory
15 14 (1.31%) Azure Data Factory
16 13 (1.22%) Snowflake
17 12 (1.13%) Azure DevOps
18 11 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.07%) Broadband
2 19 (1.78%) Unified Communications
2 19 (1.78%) VoIP
3 13 (1.22%) Internet
4 11 (1.03%) LAN
4 11 (1.03%) WAN
5 9 (0.85%) Firewall
6 8 (0.75%) Wireless
7 7 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.47%) Software-Defined Networking
9 4 (0.38%) DNS
9 4 (0.38%) Network Security
10 3 (0.28%) DHCP
10 3 (0.28%) SAN
11 2 (0.19%) HTTP
11 2 (0.19%) VPN
12 1 (0.094%) 5G
12 1 (0.094%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (0.094%) SD-WAN
12 1 (0.094%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (7.32%) Power BI
2 57 (5.35%) Data Warehouse
3 54 (5.07%) SQL Server
4 47 (4.41%) NoSQL
5 33 (3.10%) Big Data
5 33 (3.10%) Tableau
6 30 (2.82%) Amazon RDS
7 28 (2.63%) Relational Database
8 24 (2.25%) Amazon Redshift
9 23 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (1.50%) MySQL
11 14 (1.31%) Essbase
12 13 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 12 (1.13%) Azure SQL Database
13 12 (1.13%) RDBMS
14 11 (1.03%) Data Lake
15 9 (0.85%) Amazon Athena
16 8 (0.75%) DataStage
16 8 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 6 (0.56%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 54 (5.07%) JIRA
2 43 (4.04%) Git (software)
3 23 (2.16%) Cypress.io
4 17 (1.60%) Jenkins
5 14 (1.31%) webpack
6 13 (1.22%) Bitbucket
7 12 (1.13%) Cucumber
8 11 (1.03%) Jasmine
8 11 (1.03%) Karma Test Runner
9 10 (0.94%) Selenium
10 9 (0.85%) Appium
10 9 (0.85%) GitLab
10 9 (0.85%) JMeter
10 9 (0.85%) Rational DOORS
11 7 (0.66%) MSTest
11 7 (0.66%) NUnit
12 6 (0.56%) ERwin
12 6 (0.56%) SpecFlow
13 5 (0.47%) Maven
14 4 (0.38%) Postman
General
1 642 (60.28%) Social Skills
2 399 (37.46%) Finance
3 211 (19.81%) Analytical Skills
4 149 (13.99%) Retail
5 145 (13.62%) Organisational Skills
6 118 (11.08%) Marketing
7 91 (8.54%) Public Sector
8 82 (7.70%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 81 (7.61%) Banking
10 73 (6.85%) Presentation Skills
11 68 (6.38%) Legal
12 36 (3.38%) Telecoms
13 30 (2.82%) Games
13 30 (2.82%) Law
14 25 (2.35%) Billing
15 20 (1.88%) Financial Institution
16 19 (1.78%) Manufacturing
16 19 (1.78%) Pharmaceutical
17 13 (1.22%) Advertising
18 11 (1.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 141 (13.24%) Project Manager
2 138 (12.96%) Analyst
3 134 (12.58%) Architect
4 71 (6.67%) Senior Manager
5 65 (6.10%) IT Manager
6 54 (5.07%) Designer
7 53 (4.98%) IT Project Manager
8 51 (4.79%) Business Analyst
9 45 (4.23%) Developer
10 43 (4.04%) Service Manager
11 42 (3.94%) Solutions Architect
12 40 (3.76%) Product Manager
13 37 (3.47%) Senior Analyst
14 32 (3.00%) Data Engineer
15 31 (2.91%) Senior Project Manager
16 30 (2.82%) Consultant
17 27 (2.54%) Data Architect
17 27 (2.54%) Delivery Manager
17 27 (2.54%) Security Architect
18 26 (2.44%) Service Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (3.47%) React
2 34 (3.19%) .NET
3 29 (2.72%) HTML
4 24 (2.25%) AngularJS
4 24 (2.25%) Node.js
5 21 (1.97%) CSS
6 19 (1.78%) PySpark
6 19 (1.78%) Web Services
7 18 (1.69%) OAuth
7 18 (1.69%) OAuth2
7 18 (1.69%) OpenID
7 18 (1.69%) SAML
8 15 (1.41%) Middleware
9 14 (1.31%) Express
9 14 (1.31%) GatsbyJS
9 14 (1.31%) Jest
10 13 (1.22%) XML
11 11 (1.03%) Kafka
11 11 (1.03%) REST
12 9 (0.85%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 97 (9.11%) Self-Motivation
2 58 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 46 (4.32%) User Experience
4 45 (4.23%) Virtual Team
5 35 (3.29%) Algorithms
6 31 (2.91%) Animation
7 23 (2.16%) Social Media
8 22 (2.07%) Data Structures
9 19 (1.78%) Biotechnology
9 19 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (1.50%) Data Centre
10 16 (1.50%) Private Cloud
11 13 (1.22%) Cloud Native
12 10 (0.94%) Mobile App
12 10 (0.94%) PMI
12 10 (0.94%) Smartphone
13 9 (0.85%) Team-Oriented Environment
14 8 (0.75%) Cyberattack
14 8 (0.75%) Legacy Systems
14 8 (0.75%) Low-Code
Operating Systems
1 49 (4.60%) Windows
2 14 (1.31%) Unix
3 9 (0.85%) Windows 10
3 9 (0.85%) Windows Server
4 8 (0.75%) Linux
5 6 (0.56%) Android
5 6 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.38%) AIX
6 4 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.094%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.094%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.094%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 502 (47.14%) Agile
2 256 (24.04%) Project Management
3 202 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 194 (18.22%) Problem-Solving
5 181 (17.00%) DevOps
6 149 (13.99%) Analytics
7 145 (13.62%) ITIL
8 122 (11.46%) Decision-Making
9 121 (11.36%) Business Strategy
10 120 (11.27%) Continuous Improvement
11 113 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
12 111 (10.42%) Coaching
13 110 (10.33%) Project Delivery
14 107 (10.05%) PRINCE2
15 105 (9.86%) Scrum
16 102 (9.58%) SDLC
17 101 (9.48%) Service Management
18 99 (9.30%) CI/CD
19 93 (8.73%) IT Strategy
20 91 (8.54%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 172 (16.15%) SQL
2 80 (7.51%) Python
3 59 (5.54%) JavaScript
4 47 (4.41%) Java
5 38 (3.57%) TypeScript
6 19 (1.78%) C#
7 16 (1.50%) C
8 12 (1.13%) PowerShell
9 11 (1.03%) T-SQL
10 10 (0.94%) R
11 5 (0.47%) Bash
11 5 (0.47%) Groovy
11 5 (0.47%) PHP
12 4 (0.38%) Perl
13 2 (0.19%) ABAP
13 2 (0.19%) C++
13 2 (0.19%) Fortran
13 2 (0.19%) VB
13 2 (0.19%) VBA
13 2 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 152 (14.27%) Degree
2 34 (3.19%) PMI Certification
3 33 (3.10%) Security Cleared
4 30 (2.82%) PMP
5 28 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 26 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
7 25 (2.35%) AWS Certification
7 25 (2.35%) SC Cleared
8 20 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
9 19 (1.78%) DBS Check
10 14 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (1.13%) APMP
11 12 (1.13%) CISSP
12 11 (1.03%) ISEB
12 11 (1.03%) ISTQB
12 11 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 9 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 8 (0.75%) CISM
15 6 (0.56%) CISA
16 5 (0.47%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (5.45%) GDPR
2 53 (4.98%) Data Quality
3 50 (4.69%) QA
4 37 (3.47%) PMO
5 24 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 22 (2.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 20 (1.88%) SLA
8 15 (1.41%) PCI DSS
9 10 (0.94%) COBIT
10 8 (0.75%) Actionable Recommendations
11 7 (0.66%) Solvency II
12 5 (0.47%) NIST
13 3 (0.28%) GRC
13 3 (0.28%) HIPAA
14 2 (0.19%) Accessibility
14 2 (0.19%) RMADS
15 1 (0.094%) ISO 14001
15 1 (0.094%) P3O
System Software
1 46 (4.32%) Docker
2 28 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 24 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.28%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.19%) Firmware
6 1 (0.094%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.094%) RACF
Systems Management
1 58 (5.45%) Kubernetes
2 19 (1.78%) Ansible
3 16 (1.50%) Terraform
4 14 (1.31%) Docker Swarm
5 6 (0.56%) Marathon
5 6 (0.56%) Mesos
6 5 (0.47%) Grafana
6 5 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (0.47%) SCCM
7 4 (0.38%) Autotask
7 4 (0.38%) WSUS
8 3 (0.28%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.28%) WhatsUp Gold
9 2 (0.19%) Puppet
9 2 (0.19%) Rancher
9 2 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.094%) CASB
10 1 (0.094%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.094%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.094%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 162 (15.21%) Microsoft
2 46 (4.32%) Adobe
3 44 (4.13%) SAP
4 39 (3.66%) Oracle
5 25 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
5 25 (2.35%) VMware
6 19 (1.78%) Zopa
7 16 (1.50%) NetApp
8 14 (1.31%) Alteryx
8 14 (1.31%) AppDynamics
8 14 (1.31%) Dynatrace
8 14 (1.31%) Google
8 14 (1.31%) NEC
8 14 (1.31%) Northgate
8 14 (1.31%) ServiceNow
8 14 (1.31%) Teradata
9 12 (1.13%) Funding Circle
10 10 (0.94%) Databricks
10 10 (0.94%) Splunk
11 9 (0.85%) Palo Alto