Social Skills Jobs with Work from Home Options

Social Skills (Interpersonal, Communication)
UK > Work from Home

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social 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 Social Skills over the 6 months to 29 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
29 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 1 4 4
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Social Skills 9,166 9,709 17,616
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 26.62% 24.50% 24.09%
As % of the General category 43.65% 37.23% 37.62%
Number of salaries quoted 6,146 6,622 9,018
10th Percentile £30,000 £35,000 £31,750
25th Percentile £39,330 £45,823 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,750 £60,000 £57,732
Median % change year-on-year -12.08% +3.93% +4.97%
75th Percentile £70,000 £80,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £100,000 £91,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -17.39% +4.55% +4.76%

All General Skills
Work from Home

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for common skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 20,999 26,076 46,831
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 60.98% 65.79% 64.05%
Number of salaries quoted 15,110 17,356 24,818
10th Percentile £31,750 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £46,570 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £75,000 £82,762 £80,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £103,750 £95,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

Social Skills
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

Social Skills trend for jobs with a WFH option

Social 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 Social Skills.

Social Skills salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Social Skills
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Social Skills over the 6 months to 29 May 2024.

Social Skills salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Social Skills
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 332 (3.62%) SAS
2 247 (2.69%) SharePoint
3 222 (2.42%) Microsoft Exchange
4 86 (0.94%) WordPress
5 83 (0.91%) CMS
6 76 (0.83%) Confluence
7 46 (0.50%) Apache Spark
7 46 (0.50%) WebLogic
8 37 (0.40%) IIS
9 34 (0.37%) Apache
10 30 (0.33%) Apache Airflow
11 20 (0.22%) nginx
11 20 (0.22%) OpenEdge
11 20 (0.22%) OpenStack
12 16 (0.17%) Drupal
13 14 (0.15%) Documentum
14 9 (0.098%) Exchange Server 2013
15 7 (0.076%) BizTalk Server
16 6 (0.065%) Exchange Server 2000
16 6 (0.065%) Moodle
Applications
1 958 (10.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 462 (5.04%) Microsoft Office
3 180 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 61 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
5 47 (0.51%) MS Visio
6 31 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 30 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 27 (0.29%) Photoshop
9 23 (0.25%) Simulink
10 22 (0.24%) Adobe XD
11 21 (0.23%) Sketch
12 20 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
13 18 (0.20%) Trello
14 17 (0.19%) InDesign
15 11 (0.12%) AutoCAD
16 8 (0.087%) Adobe After Effects
16 8 (0.087%) Chatbot
17 7 (0.076%) Adobe Captivate
17 7 (0.076%) SOLIDWORKS
18 6 (0.065%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 308 (3.36%) SAP ERP
2 82 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 68 (0.74%) SAP S/4HANA
4 47 (0.51%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 37 (0.40%) Shopify
5 37 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
6 20 (0.22%) NetSuite
7 18 (0.20%) SAP HR
8 17 (0.19%) SAP CO
8 17 (0.19%) SAP FI
8 17 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
9 16 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
10 15 (0.16%) NEC Housing
11 14 (0.15%) Maximo
12 13 (0.14%) TrackWise
13 10 (0.11%) Magento
13 10 (0.11%) Salesforce CRM
13 10 (0.11%) SAP CX
14 9 (0.098%) Primavera
14 9 (0.098%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1,752 (19.11%) Azure
2 966 (10.54%) AWS
3 757 (8.26%) Power Platform
4 737 (8.04%) Microsoft 365
5 486 (5.30%) SaaS
6 269 (2.93%) GCP
7 223 (2.43%) Entra ID
8 195 (2.13%) Dynamics 365
9 172 (1.88%) Azure DevOps
10 161 (1.76%) Serverless
11 152 (1.66%) PowerApps
12 144 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
13 129 (1.41%) Power Automate
14 99 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
15 97 (1.06%) GitHub
16 88 (0.96%) Snowflake
17 85 (0.93%) PaaS
18 84 (0.92%) Amazon S3
19 81 (0.88%) Azure Data Factory
20 71 (0.77%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 872 (9.51%) Broadband
2 381 (4.16%) Firewall
3 227 (2.48%) DNS
4 225 (2.45%) WAN
5 187 (2.04%) LAN
6 171 (1.87%) Wireless
7 156 (1.70%) TCP/IP
7 156 (1.70%) VPN
8 139 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
9 121 (1.32%) DHCP
10 116 (1.27%) SAN
11 107 (1.17%) Internet
12 91 (0.99%) VoIP
13 86 (0.94%) BGP
14 75 (0.82%) Network Security
15 62 (0.68%) VLAN
16 57 (0.62%) SSL
17 49 (0.53%) Remote Desktop
17 49 (0.53%) SD-WAN
18 44 (0.48%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 633 (6.91%) Power BI
2 624 (6.81%) SQL Server
3 317 (3.46%) Tableau
4 263 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
5 244 (2.66%) Relational Database
6 210 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 161 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
8 149 (1.63%) MySQL
9 139 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
10 123 (1.34%) Azure SQL Database
11 96 (1.05%) Oracle Database
12 82 (0.89%) Big Data
13 81 (0.88%) MongoDB
14 80 (0.87%) RDBMS
15 79 (0.86%) Data Lake
16 70 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 65 (0.71%) NoSQL
18 58 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
19 53 (0.58%) DynamoDB
20 45 (0.49%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 506 (5.52%) Git
2 254 (2.77%) JIRA
3 94 (1.03%) Jenkins
4 73 (0.80%) GitLab
5 61 (0.67%) Visual Studio
6 40 (0.44%) Selenium
7 30 (0.33%) Bitbucket
8 28 (0.31%) JUnit
9 21 (0.23%) Visual Studio Code
10 19 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
10 19 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
11 16 (0.17%) Cypress.io
11 16 (0.17%) IBM UrbanCode
11 16 (0.17%) webpack
12 14 (0.15%) Maven
12 14 (0.15%) Postman
12 14 (0.15%) TeamCity
13 13 (0.14%) Rational Rhapsody
14 12 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 12 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2,750 (30.00%) Finance
2 1,841 (20.09%) Analytical Skills
3 735 (8.02%) Retail
4 684 (7.46%) Marketing
5 632 (6.90%) Influencing Skills
6 596 (6.50%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 557 (6.08%) Presentation Skills
8 525 (5.73%) Public Sector
9 426 (4.65%) Legal
10 419 (4.57%) Organisational Skills
11 304 (3.32%) Law
12 224 (2.44%) Manufacturing
13 214 (2.33%) Banking
14 169 (1.84%) Telecoms
15 141 (1.54%) Games
16 133 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
17 107 (1.17%) Electronics
18 95 (1.04%) Advertising
19 94 (1.03%) Documentation Skills
20 78 (0.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,539 (16.79%) Analyst
2 1,538 (16.78%) Senior
3 1,245 (13.58%) Developer
4 879 (9.59%) Architect
5 702 (7.66%) Lead
6 605 (6.60%) Solutions Architect
7 516 (5.63%) Consultant
8 485 (5.29%) Project Manager
9 434 (4.73%) Senior Analyst
10 349 (3.81%) Senior Developer
11 247 (2.69%) Software Engineer
12 243 (2.65%) IT Manager
13 239 (2.61%) Data Analyst
14 236 (2.57%) Software Developer
15 225 (2.45%) Support Engineer
16 210 (2.29%) IT Support
17 207 (2.26%) Administrator
18 206 (2.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 178 (1.94%) Financial Analyst
20 175 (1.91%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 478 (5.21%) .NET
2 384 (4.19%) HTML
3 349 (3.81%) CSS
4 245 (2.67%) React
5 182 (1.99%) Node.js
6 178 (1.94%) RESTful
7 170 (1.85%) AngularJS
8 160 (1.75%) REST
9 142 (1.55%) Web Services
10 126 (1.37%) Kafka
11 121 (1.32%) GraphQL
12 115 (1.25%) Vue
13 113 (1.23%) .NET Core
14 112 (1.22%) RabbitMQ
15 111 (1.21%) ASP.NET
16 107 (1.17%) JSON
17 98 (1.07%) Laravel
17 98 (1.07%) Spring Boot
18 97 (1.06%) .NET Framework
19 81 (0.88%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 482 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
2 334 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 245 (2.67%) Client/Server
4 240 (2.62%) Product Ownership
5 217 (2.37%) Onboarding
6 211 (2.30%) Data Centre
7 206 (2.25%) Algorithms
8 189 (2.06%) Driving Licence
9 134 (1.46%) Social Media
10 133 (1.45%) Public Cloud
11 129 (1.41%) Data Structures
12 127 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
13 113 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
13 113 (1.23%) Mobile App
14 101 (1.10%) Cloud Native
15 91 (0.99%) IoT
16 90 (0.98%) Life Science
17 86 (0.94%) NHS
18 76 (0.83%) Virtual Team
19 74 (0.81%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 798 (8.71%) Windows
2 552 (6.02%) Linux
3 329 (3.59%) Windows Server
4 146 (1.59%) Apple iOS
5 145 (1.58%) Android
6 140 (1.53%) Windows 10
7 119 (1.30%) VMS
8 112 (1.22%) Unix
9 72 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 60 (0.65%) Windows Server 2019
11 55 (0.60%) Ubuntu
11 55 (0.60%) Windows Server 2016
12 43 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
13 40 (0.44%) Mac OS
14 33 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
15 27 (0.29%) zOS
16 20 (0.22%) Mac OS X
16 20 (0.22%) Windows 7
17 16 (0.17%) Solaris
18 15 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,682 (29.26%) Agile
2 2,587 (28.22%) Problem-Solving
3 1,272 (13.88%) Mentoring
4 1,108 (12.09%) Project Management
5 1,063 (11.60%) Decision-Making
6 1,015 (11.07%) Actionable Insight
7 963 (10.51%) Roadmaps
8 781 (8.52%) Business Intelligence
9 746 (8.14%) Analytics
10 711 (7.76%) DevOps
11 710 (7.75%) Computer Science
12 699 (7.63%) Customer Service
13 688 (7.51%) Continuous Improvement
14 672 (7.33%) Stakeholder Management
15 671 (7.32%) Software Engineering
16 660 (7.20%) Business Case
17 636 (6.94%) ITIL
18 576 (6.28%) ERP
19 570 (6.22%) Change Management
20 529 (5.77%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1,502 (16.39%) SQL
2 926 (10.10%) Python
3 611 (6.67%) C#
4 593 (6.47%) JavaScript
5 415 (4.53%) Java
6 232 (2.53%) T-SQL
7 207 (2.26%) PowerShell
8 204 (2.23%) PHP
9 189 (2.06%) C
10 165 (1.80%) TypeScript
11 110 (1.20%) Go
12 102 (1.11%) C++
13 90 (0.98%) Bash
14 72 (0.79%) R
15 66 (0.72%) Embedded C
16 50 (0.55%) Scala
17 41 (0.45%) VB
18 35 (0.38%) PL/SQL
19 33 (0.36%) Kotlin
20 31 (0.34%) Data Analysis Expressions
Qualifications
1 2,060 (22.47%) Degree
2 803 (8.76%) Security Cleared
3 537 (5.86%) SC Cleared
4 522 (5.69%) ACCA
5 471 (5.14%) CIMA
6 440 (4.80%) DBS Check
7 404 (4.41%) Computer Science Degree
8 219 (2.39%) Master's Degree
9 206 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 161 (1.76%) PMI Certification
11 145 (1.58%) DV Cleared
12 133 (1.45%) Azure Certification
13 114 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
14 109 (1.19%) CISSP
15 108 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
16 106 (1.16%) PMP
17 97 (1.06%) AWS Certification
18 76 (0.83%) CCNA
19 75 (0.82%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
20 68 (0.74%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 421 (4.59%) QA
2 176 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 174 (1.90%) SLA
4 144 (1.57%) Data Quality
5 107 (1.17%) GDPR
6 106 (1.16%) Accessibility
7 95 (1.04%) PMO
8 89 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials
9 65 (0.71%) NIST
10 50 (0.55%) IFRS
11 49 (0.53%) PCI DSS
12 41 (0.45%) ISO 9001
13 24 (0.26%) GRC
14 22 (0.24%) Good Clinical Practice
15 20 (0.22%) GMP
15 20 (0.22%) JSP 440
16 19 (0.21%) NCSC
17 17 (0.19%) GxP
18 16 (0.17%) ITGC
19 15 (0.16%) COBIT
System Software
1 545 (5.95%) Active Directory
2 287 (3.13%) Docker
3 189 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 159 (1.73%) Hyper-V
5 147 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
6 112 (1.22%) Firmware
7 75 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
8 58 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
9 41 (0.45%) Embedded Firmware
10 22 (0.24%) vSphere
11 9 (0.098%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (0.087%) Terminal Services
13 7 (0.076%) NFS
14 6 (0.065%) KVM
15 4 (0.044%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (0.044%) XenDesktop
16 3 (0.033%) Time Sharing Option
16 3 (0.033%) VMware Server
16 3 (0.033%) VMware Workstation
16 3 (0.033%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 264 (2.88%) Kubernetes
2 225 (2.45%) Microsoft Intune
3 200 (2.18%) Terraform
4 145 (1.58%) Ansible
5 77 (0.84%) SCCM
6 48 (0.52%) SCOM
7 45 (0.49%) WSUS
8 43 (0.47%) vCenter Server
9 38 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
10 33 (0.36%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 32 (0.35%) Puppet
12 29 (0.32%) Grafana
13 19 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
13 19 (0.21%) Progress Chef
14 17 (0.19%) FortiGate
15 16 (0.17%) Prometheus
16 15 (0.16%) Nagios
16 15 (0.16%) ZABBIX
17 14 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
18 13 (0.14%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 2,365 (25.80%) Microsoft
2 600 (6.55%) SAP
3 550 (6.00%) Oracle
4 304 (3.32%) Hyperion
5 302 (3.29%) VMware
6 299 (3.26%) Anaplan
7 278 (3.03%) Databricks
8 259 (2.83%) Google
9 200 (2.18%) Cisco
10 144 (1.57%) Salesforce
11 115 (1.25%) ServiceNow
12 98 (1.07%) IBM
13 97 (1.06%) Adobe
13 97 (1.06%) Dell
14 82 (0.89%) HP
15 74 (0.81%) Fortinet
16 64 (0.70%) Citrix
17 52 (0.57%) Aruba
17 52 (0.57%) Facebook
18 51 (0.56%) Meraki