Period
to 23 July 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Social Skills over the 6 months to 23 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Social Skills (Interpersonal, Communication)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 5 4 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Social Skills 1,196 717 1,879
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.07% 19.05% 24.54%
As % of the General category 41.41% 42.45% 49.09%
Number of salaries quoted 924 552 1,190
10th Percentile £23,250 £25,750 £22,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,126
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.18% +3.66% -3.53%
75th Percentile £56,300 £53,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £67,125 £64,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,888 1,689 3,828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 48.46% 44.88% 49.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2,143 1,373 2,761
10th Percentile £25,750 £27,500 £24,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £34,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,540 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.20% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,138 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.28% +5.02% +5.00%

Social Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Social Skills as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Social Skills in Yorkshire

Social Skills
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Social Skills in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Social Skills in Yorkshire

Social Skills
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Social Skills in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Social Skills in Yorkshire

Social Skills
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Social Skills within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
West Yorkshire +4 788 £45,000 +4.65% 261
South Yorkshire 0 197 £43,000 +22.86% 68
North Yorkshire -3 138 £40,000 -3.61% 35
East Yorkshire -8 17 £40,000 - 14
Social Skills
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Social Skills.

1 353 (29.52%) Agile Software Development
2 260 (21.74%) SQL
3 235 (19.65%) Microsoft
4 210 (17.56%) Azure
5 208 (17.39%) Windows
6 186 (15.55%) Problem-Solving
7 182 (15.22%) Finance
8 167 (13.96%) Microsoft 365
9 156 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
10 153 (12.79%) Degree
11 143 (11.96%) JavaScript
12 142 (11.87%) AWS
13 141 (11.79%) SQL Server
14 139 (11.62%) Project Management
15 133 (11.12%) Java
16 127 (10.62%) Software Engineering
17 122 (10.20%) Active Directory
18 117 (9.78%) ITIL
19 115 (9.62%) Test Automation
20 112 (9.36%) Git (software)
21 104 (8.70%) C#
22 100 (8.36%) Mentoring
22 100 (8.36%) DevOps
23 99 (8.28%) HTML
24 98 (8.19%) .NET
25 94 (7.86%) Microsoft Office
26 91 (7.61%) OO
27 89 (7.44%) Stakeholder Management
27 89 (7.44%) Docker
27 89 (7.44%) Self-Motivation

Social Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 28 (2.34%) Apache
1 28 (2.34%) CMS
2 25 (2.09%) Confluence
3 22 (1.84%) Apache Spark
3 22 (1.84%) SharePoint
4 20 (1.67%) MS Exchange
5 14 (1.17%) Umbraco
6 10 (0.84%) WordPress
7 8 (0.67%) Apache Synapse
7 8 (0.67%) IIS
8 7 (0.59%) Drupal
8 7 (0.59%) SAS
9 4 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.33%) JBoss
9 4 (0.33%) nginx
9 4 (0.33%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.25%) Moodle
10 3 (0.25%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 94 (7.86%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (3.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (0.92%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.67%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.33%) Sketch
9 3 (0.25%) Adobe XD
9 3 (0.25%) InVision
10 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.084%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.084%) Blender
11 1 (0.084%) Figma
11 1 (0.084%) InDesign
11 1 (0.084%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 16 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.59%) Sage 200
5 6 (0.50%) SAP CO
5 6 (0.50%) SAP FI
5 6 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (0.50%) SAP SD
5 6 (0.50%) Shopify
5 6 (0.50%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 4 (0.33%) SAP Hybris
7 3 (0.25%) Magento
7 3 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.25%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.17%) Sage 50
9 1 (0.084%) MFGPRO
9 1 (0.084%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 210 (17.56%) Azure
2 167 (13.96%) Microsoft 365
3 142 (11.87%) AWS
4 60 (5.02%) Power Platform
5 34 (2.84%) GCP
6 25 (2.09%) Dynamics 365
7 22 (1.84%) SaaS
8 18 (1.51%) Serverless
9 14 (1.17%) Google Analytics
10 13 (1.09%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 12 (1.00%) OneDrive
11 12 (1.00%) PowerApps
12 11 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
12 11 (0.92%) Azure Data Factory
12 11 (0.92%) GitHub
12 11 (0.92%) PaaS
13 10 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
13 10 (0.84%) IaaS
14 9 (0.75%) Power Automate
15 7 (0.59%) Google Sheets
Communications & Networking
1 61 (5.10%) Firewall
2 58 (4.85%) Internet
3 48 (4.01%) Wireless
4 46 (3.85%) DNS
5 43 (3.60%) DHCP
6 39 (3.26%) MPLS
7 32 (2.68%) Ethernet
8 31 (2.59%) 3GPP
8 31 (2.59%) IPv4
8 31 (2.59%) IPv6
8 31 (2.59%) VLAN
9 28 (2.34%) VoIP
10 25 (2.09%) VPN
11 22 (1.84%) LAN
12 20 (1.67%) Broadband
13 15 (1.25%) WAN
14 14 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
15 13 (1.09%) Network Security
16 12 (1.00%) WLAN
17 10 (0.84%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (11.79%) SQL Server
2 84 (7.02%) MySQL
3 59 (4.93%) NoSQL
4 56 (4.68%) Power BI
5 55 (4.60%) Data Warehouse
6 51 (4.26%) Relational Database
7 38 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 30 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 24 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 21 (1.76%) Azure SQL Database
11 19 (1.59%) Big Data
11 19 (1.59%) Data Lake
11 19 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (1.34%) Oracle Database
13 14 (1.17%) MongoDB
13 14 (1.17%) Tableau
14 12 (1.00%) Metadata
14 12 (1.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 11 (0.92%) Hadoop
15 11 (0.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 112 (9.36%) Git (software)
2 56 (4.68%) JIRA
3 48 (4.01%) Subversion
4 45 (3.76%) Mercurial
5 44 (3.68%) Jenkins
5 44 (3.68%) Selenium
6 29 (2.42%) Visual Studio
7 28 (2.34%) Cucumber
8 27 (2.26%) Postman
9 20 (1.67%) PHPUnit
10 17 (1.42%) WebDriver
11 12 (1.00%) SoapUI
12 11 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 7 (0.59%) webpack
14 6 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
14 6 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (0.42%) Axure RP
15 5 (0.42%) Bitbucket
15 5 (0.42%) git-flow
15 5 (0.42%) Gradle
General
1 182 (15.22%) Finance
2 156 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (5.69%) Public Sector
4 64 (5.35%) Marketing
5 63 (5.27%) Presentation Skills
6 61 (5.10%) Games
7 57 (4.77%) Influencing Skills
7 57 (4.77%) Organisational Skills
7 57 (4.77%) Retail
8 44 (3.68%) Law
8 44 (3.68%) Telecoms
9 34 (2.84%) Manufacturing
10 31 (2.59%) Legal
11 26 (2.17%) Banking
12 17 (1.42%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 15 (1.25%) Back Office
14 12 (1.00%) Advertising
14 12 (1.00%) Local Government
15 11 (0.92%) Billing
15 11 (0.92%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 199 (16.64%) Analyst
2 169 (14.13%) Developer
3 83 (6.94%) Architect
4 79 (6.61%) Software Engineer
5 62 (5.18%) Support Analyst
6 52 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 49 (4.10%) Java Engineer
7 49 (4.10%) Java Software Engineer
8 44 (3.68%) IT Manager
9 43 (3.60%) Project Manager
10 41 (3.43%) Support Engineer
11 38 (3.18%) IT Support
12 34 (2.84%) Junior
13 33 (2.76%) Business Analyst
14 32 (2.68%) 2nd Line Support
14 32 (2.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 31 (2.59%) Applications Support
15 31 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
16 30 (2.51%) Service Desk Analyst
17 29 (2.42%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (8.28%) HTML
2 98 (8.19%) .NET
3 86 (7.19%) CSS
4 80 (6.69%) React
5 68 (5.69%) AngularJS
6 64 (5.35%) RESTful
7 63 (5.27%) Node.js
8 57 (4.77%) Web Services
9 38 (3.18%) SOAP
10 35 (2.93%) .NET Framework
10 35 (2.93%) XML
11 31 (2.59%) 802.1X
11 31 (2.59%) ASP.NET
11 31 (2.59%) REST
12 30 (2.51%) Laravel
13 28 (2.34%) Symfony
13 28 (2.34%) Vue.js
14 27 (2.26%) ASP.NET Web API
15 26 (2.17%) Spring
16 23 (1.92%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 89 (7.44%) Self-Motivation
2 61 (5.10%) Management Information System
3 55 (4.60%) User Experience
4 45 (3.76%) Algorithms
4 45 (3.76%) Data Structures
5 32 (2.68%) Mobile App
6 30 (2.51%) NHS
7 28 (2.34%) Data Centre
7 28 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
8 25 (2.09%) Social Media
9 21 (1.76%) FMCG
9 21 (1.76%) Greenfield Project
10 17 (1.42%) Driving Licence
10 17 (1.42%) Legacy Systems
11 13 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
12 11 (0.92%) Public Cloud
13 10 (0.84%) Cyberattack
13 10 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
14 9 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
15 8 (0.67%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 208 (17.39%) Windows
2 81 (6.77%) Linux
3 80 (6.69%) Windows Server
4 73 (6.10%) Windows 10
5 30 (2.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (2.51%) Windows Server 2016
6 26 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (1.92%) Windows Server 2019
8 22 (1.84%) Windows 7
9 18 (1.51%) Android
9 18 (1.51%) Unix
10 13 (1.09%) Windows 8
11 8 (0.67%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.42%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.25%) Solaris
13 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.25%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.084%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (29.52%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (15.55%) Problem-Solving
3 139 (11.62%) Project Management
4 127 (10.62%) Software Engineering
5 117 (9.78%) ITIL
6 115 (9.62%) Test Automation
7 100 (8.36%) DevOps
7 100 (8.36%) Mentoring
8 91 (7.61%) OO
9 89 (7.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 88 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
10 88 (7.36%) Scrum
11 80 (6.69%) ERP
12 76 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
13 73 (6.10%) Decision-Making
14 66 (5.52%) Collaborative Working
15 63 (5.27%) Coaching
15 63 (5.27%) Service Delivery
16 62 (5.18%) CRM
17 61 (5.10%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 260 (21.74%) SQL
2 143 (11.96%) JavaScript
3 133 (11.12%) Java
4 104 (8.70%) C#
5 73 (6.10%) PHP
6 69 (5.77%) Python
7 34 (2.84%) PowerShell
8 33 (2.76%) TypeScript
9 31 (2.59%) PL/SQL
10 29 (2.42%) C
10 29 (2.42%) T-SQL
11 17 (1.42%) Bash Shell
12 15 (1.25%) VB.NET
13 13 (1.09%) Ruby
14 11 (0.92%) XPath
15 10 (0.84%) Scala
16 8 (0.67%) C++
17 6 (0.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 6 (0.50%) VB
17 6 (0.50%) X++
Qualifications
1 153 (12.79%) Degree
2 17 (1.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 14 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (1.00%) CCNP
6 10 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (0.59%) CISM
7 7 (0.59%) CISSP
7 7 (0.59%) CREST Certified
7 7 (0.59%) DBS Check
7 7 (0.59%) MCSA
8 6 (0.50%) OSCP
9 5 (0.42%) CISA
9 5 (0.42%) PCI QSA
10 4 (0.33%) ISEB
10 4 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.33%) JNCIP
10 4 (0.33%) PhD
10 4 (0.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (5.60%) SLA
2 48 (4.01%) QA
3 23 (1.92%) GDPR
4 15 (1.25%) Data Quality
5 10 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.75%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.50%) Accessibility
7 6 (0.50%) Good Clinical Practice
8 5 (0.42%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 5 (0.42%) PMO
9 4 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.33%) GLP
9 4 (0.33%) NIST
10 2 (0.17%) COBIT
10 2 (0.17%) ISO 13485
10 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.084%) GMP
11 1 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.084%) ITGC
11 1 (0.084%) Solvency II
System Software
1 122 (10.20%) Active Directory
2 89 (7.44%) Docker
3 32 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (2.26%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.33%) FreeRADIUS
5 4 (0.33%) Terminal Services
5 4 (0.33%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.25%) XenApp
7 2 (0.17%) Firmware
8 1 (0.084%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 73 (6.10%) Kubernetes
2 33 (2.76%) SCCM
2 33 (2.76%) Terraform
3 20 (1.67%) Ansible
4 9 (0.75%) Puppet
5 6 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.33%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (0.25%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.25%) SCOM
7 3 (0.25%) SCVMM
7 3 (0.25%) WSUS
8 2 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.17%) Istio
8 2 (0.17%) Nagios
8 2 (0.17%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.084%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.084%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.084%) Marathon
9 1 (0.084%) Mesos
Vendors
1 235 (19.65%) Microsoft
2 60 (5.02%) Oracle
3 59 (4.93%) SAP
4 54 (4.52%) VMware
5 50 (4.18%) Google
6 48 (4.01%) Citrix
7 39 (3.26%) Cisco
8 22 (1.84%) Veeam
9 18 (1.51%) Databricks
10 17 (1.42%) Adobe
10 17 (1.42%) Remedy
11 16 (1.34%) IFS
11 16 (1.34%) Palo Alto
11 16 (1.34%) ServiceNow
12 15 (1.25%) BT
12 15 (1.25%) Sage
13 13 (1.09%) Apple
14 12 (1.00%) Atlassian
14 12 (1.00%) Dynatrace
15 10 (0.84%) Splunk