Period
to

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

Social Skills (Interpersonal, Communication)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 2 5 4
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Social Skills 1,728 1,042 920
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 23.68% 19.78% 19.60%
As % of the General category 41.24% 41.71% 41.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,020 826 726
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,125 £24,625
25th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%
75th Percentile £63,750 £56,000 £53,750
90th Percentile £82,000 £65,250 £64,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%

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 4,190 2,498 2,227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 57.41% 47.42% 47.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2,678 1,929 1,821
10th Percentile £28,189 £25,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,202 £34,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 21 May 2022.

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 21 May 2022. 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
Jobs
West Yorkshire +2 1,040 £47,500 +5.56% 154
South Yorkshire +3 332 £50,000 +16.28% 41
North Yorkshire +6 244 £47,500 +18.75% 39
East Yorkshire +10 58 £41,250 +3.13% 4
Humberside - 14 £46,500 - 5
Social Skills
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, 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.

1 584 (33.80%) Agile
2 408 (23.61%) Microsoft
3 387 (22.40%) Azure
4 357 (20.66%) Problem-Solving
5 289 (16.72%) Analytical Skills
6 288 (16.67%) Finance
7 275 (15.91%) SQL
8 258 (14.93%) Project Management
9 256 (14.81%) Degree
10 223 (12.91%) Windows
11 222 (12.85%) Scrum
12 208 (12.04%) AWS
13 202 (11.69%) JavaScript
14 200 (11.57%) CSS
15 196 (11.34%) .NET
16 194 (11.23%) DevOps
17 192 (11.11%) HTML
18 190 (11.00%) SQL Server
19 187 (10.82%) Stakeholder Management
20 183 (10.59%) Software Engineering
21 178 (10.30%) Microsoft 365
22 171 (9.90%) Java
23 169 (9.78%) Microsoft Office
23 169 (9.78%) Active Directory
24 165 (9.55%) Public Sector
25 164 (9.49%) C#
26 158 (9.14%) ITIL
27 157 (9.09%) React
28 154 (8.91%) Retail
29 152 (8.80%) CI/CD

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 77 (4.46%) SharePoint
2 39 (2.26%) CMS
3 36 (2.08%) Confluence
4 28 (1.62%) Umbraco
5 25 (1.45%) WebSphere
6 24 (1.39%) SAS
7 16 (0.93%) IIS
8 14 (0.81%) JBoss
8 14 (0.81%) WebLogic
9 13 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
10 12 (0.69%) Apache
11 11 (0.64%) MS Exchange
11 11 (0.64%) WordPress
12 9 (0.52%) Drupal
13 8 (0.46%) Apache Spark
13 8 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (0.41%) MS Project Server
15 6 (0.35%) Headless CMS
16 5 (0.29%) Apache Airflow
16 5 (0.29%) Luigi
Applications
1 169 (9.78%) Microsoft Office
2 69 (3.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (1.85%) Microsoft Project
4 29 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 26 (1.50%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.69%) Adobe XD
7 11 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.058%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.058%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.058%) InDesign
10 1 (0.058%) InVision
10 1 (0.058%) Simulink
10 1 (0.058%) Sketch
10 1 (0.058%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 13 (0.75%) SAP MDG
1 13 (0.75%) SAP Retail
2 11 (0.64%) SAP S/4HANA
3 10 (0.58%) SystmOne
3 10 (0.58%) Unit4 Business World
4 6 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.35%) NetSuite
4 6 (0.35%) SAP PP
5 5 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.23%) Shopify
7 3 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.17%) SAP VC
7 3 (0.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.12%) Magento
8 2 (0.12%) Summit
9 1 (0.058%) iTrent
9 1 (0.058%) Sage X3
9 1 (0.058%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.058%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 387 (22.40%) Azure
2 208 (12.04%) AWS
3 178 (10.30%) Microsoft 365
4 59 (3.41%) PaaS
5 56 (3.24%) Azure Active Directory
5 56 (3.24%) SaaS
6 51 (2.95%) Power Platform
7 48 (2.78%) IaaS
8 33 (1.91%) GitHub
9 27 (1.56%) GCP
10 24 (1.39%) Serverless
11 19 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
11 19 (1.10%) OneDrive
12 18 (1.04%) OpenShift
13 15 (0.87%) PowerApps
14 14 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
15 12 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
15 12 (0.69%) Amazon S3
16 11 (0.64%) Amazon ELB
16 11 (0.64%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 63 (3.65%) Firewall
2 58 (3.36%) DNS
3 42 (2.43%) Internet
4 40 (2.31%) DHCP
4 40 (2.31%) Wireless
5 36 (2.08%) LAN
5 36 (2.08%) VLAN
6 35 (2.03%) WAN
7 29 (1.68%) MPLS
8 28 (1.62%) IPv4
9 26 (1.50%) 3GPP
9 26 (1.50%) 6LoWPAN
9 26 (1.50%) Ethernet
9 26 (1.50%) IPv6
9 26 (1.50%) Mobile Backhaul
9 26 (1.50%) VPN
10 25 (1.45%) Broadband
11 22 (1.27%) SAN
12 19 (1.10%) TCP/IP
13 16 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (11.00%) SQL Server
2 85 (4.92%) NoSQL
3 53 (3.07%) MySQL
4 43 (2.49%) Power BI
5 36 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
6 32 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (1.50%) Amazon RDS
8 21 (1.22%) Tableau
9 16 (0.93%) Data Lake
10 15 (0.87%) Big Data
10 15 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (0.81%) Essbase
11 14 (0.81%) Metadata
11 14 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (0.64%) Relational Database
13 8 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (0.41%) Oracle Database
15 6 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 5 (0.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 5 (0.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 144 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 59 (3.41%) JIRA
3 56 (3.24%) Subversion
4 39 (2.26%) Mercurial
5 37 (2.14%) Jenkins
6 25 (1.45%) Visual Studio
7 17 (0.98%) Selenium
8 14 (0.81%) GitLab
9 12 (0.69%) Maven
9 12 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (0.58%) Ant
11 9 (0.52%) TeamCity
12 7 (0.41%) Postman
13 6 (0.35%) SpecFlow
14 5 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
14 5 (0.29%) Spinnaker
15 4 (0.23%) Burp Suite
16 3 (0.17%) Bitbucket
16 3 (0.17%) PHPUnit
17 2 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 289 (16.72%) Analytical Skills
2 288 (16.67%) Finance
3 165 (9.55%) Public Sector
4 154 (8.91%) Retail
5 134 (7.75%) Organisational Skills
6 83 (4.80%) Influencing Skills
7 81 (4.69%) Marketing
8 71 (4.11%) Manufacturing
9 61 (3.53%) Presentation Skills
10 60 (3.47%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 55 (3.18%) Games
12 46 (2.66%) Banking
13 42 (2.43%) Law
14 32 (1.85%) Local Government
15 25 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
16 24 (1.39%) Automotive
16 24 (1.39%) Legal
17 22 (1.27%) Police
18 20 (1.16%) Telecoms
19 14 (0.81%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 264 (15.28%) Analyst
2 250 (14.47%) Developer
3 135 (7.81%) Software Engineer
4 124 (7.18%) Architect
5 123 (7.12%) Project Manager
6 80 (4.63%) Business Analyst
7 70 (4.05%) IT Manager
8 64 (3.70%) IT Support
9 61 (3.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 60 (3.47%) .NET Developer
10 60 (3.47%) Consultant
11 59 (3.41%) Service Analyst
12 55 (3.18%) Service Desk Analyst
13 50 (2.89%) Java Engineer
13 50 (2.89%) Java Software Engineer
14 44 (2.55%) IT Project Manager
15 41 (2.37%) Solutions Architect
16 39 (2.26%) Senior Developer
17 38 (2.20%) Software Developer
18 36 (2.08%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (11.57%) CSS
2 196 (11.34%) .NET
3 192 (11.11%) HTML
4 157 (9.09%) React
5 125 (7.23%) Node.js
6 94 (5.44%) .NET Framework
7 82 (4.75%) AngularJS
8 72 (4.17%) ASP.NET
9 70 (4.05%) jQuery
10 59 (3.41%) Web Services
11 51 (2.95%) Sass
12 48 (2.78%) Vue.js
13 47 (2.72%) REST
13 47 (2.72%) RESTful
14 46 (2.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 34 (1.97%) .NET Core
16 32 (1.85%) NHibernate
17 31 (1.79%) Entity Framework
18 30 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC
18 30 (1.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 85 (4.92%) User Experience
2 75 (4.34%) Self-Motivation
3 68 (3.94%) Algorithms
4 65 (3.76%) Mobile App
5 48 (2.78%) IoT
6 45 (2.60%) Management Information System
7 44 (2.55%) Greenfield Project
8 41 (2.37%) Data Structures
8 41 (2.37%) Virtual Team
9 35 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
10 34 (1.97%) Driving Licence
11 32 (1.85%) Smart Meter
11 32 (1.85%) Social Media
12 28 (1.62%) Data Centre
13 26 (1.50%) Cyberattack
14 24 (1.39%) NHS
15 22 (1.27%) Cyber Defence
15 22 (1.27%) Smartphone
16 19 (1.10%) Digital TV
17 16 (0.93%) Legacy Applications
Operating Systems
1 223 (12.91%) Windows
2 93 (5.38%) Windows Server
3 91 (5.27%) Linux
4 69 (3.99%) Windows 10
5 28 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (1.56%) Unix
7 22 (1.27%) Windows Server 2016
8 20 (1.16%) Android
8 20 (1.16%) Apple iOS
8 20 (1.16%) Mac OS
9 18 (1.04%) Windows 7
10 15 (0.87%) Windows 8
11 13 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (0.46%) VMS
13 5 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.29%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.23%) Kali Linux
14 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2019
15 2 (0.12%) Amazon Linux
15 2 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 584 (33.80%) Agile
2 357 (20.66%) Problem-Solving
3 258 (14.93%) Project Management
4 222 (12.85%) Scrum
5 194 (11.23%) DevOps
6 187 (10.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 183 (10.59%) Software Engineering
8 158 (9.14%) ITIL
9 152 (8.80%) CI/CD
10 138 (7.99%) Project Delivery
11 133 (7.70%) Decision-Making
12 132 (7.64%) OO
13 124 (7.18%) Test Automation
14 122 (7.06%) Time Management
15 121 (7.00%) SDLC
16 117 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
16 117 (6.77%) Cybersecurity
17 112 (6.48%) Mentoring
18 111 (6.42%) Analytics
19 96 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 275 (15.91%) SQL
2 202 (11.69%) JavaScript
3 171 (9.90%) Java
4 164 (9.49%) C#
5 100 (5.79%) Python
6 96 (5.56%) PHP
7 62 (3.59%) PowerShell
8 48 (2.78%) TypeScript
9 34 (1.97%) Perl
10 32 (1.85%) C
11 31 (1.79%) Scala
12 30 (1.74%) VBA
13 29 (1.68%) Bash
14 27 (1.56%) C++
15 24 (1.39%) VB.NET
16 22 (1.27%) T-SQL
17 19 (1.10%) VB
18 17 (0.98%) PL/SQL
19 13 (0.75%) ES6
20 11 (0.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 256 (14.81%) Degree
2 90 (5.21%) Security Cleared
3 64 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 52 (3.01%) DBS Check
5 43 (2.49%) Computer Science Degree
6 30 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (1.10%) CISSP
7 19 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 16 (0.93%) ISEB
9 15 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
9 15 (0.87%) PhD
10 12 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (0.64%) ISTQB
11 11 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
11 11 (0.64%) PMI Certification
12 9 (0.52%) CCNP
12 9 (0.52%) PMP
13 8 (0.46%) OSCP
14 7 (0.41%) CISM
15 6 (0.35%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (6.42%) SLA
2 69 (3.99%) QA
3 42 (2.43%) PMO
4 41 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 34 (1.97%) Good Clinical Practice
6 32 (1.85%) NIST
7 31 (1.79%) GDPR
8 28 (1.62%) Accessibility
9 23 (1.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 22 (1.27%) Cyber Essentials
11 14 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 14 (0.81%) GLP
12 12 (0.69%) Data Quality
13 9 (0.52%) Actionable Recommendations
14 7 (0.41%) NIST 800
15 6 (0.35%) ISO 9001
15 6 (0.35%) PCI DSS
16 5 (0.29%) GxP
17 4 (0.23%) DO-178B
17 4 (0.23%) NCSC
System Software
1 169 (9.78%) Active Directory
2 118 (6.83%) Docker
3 43 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (1.56%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.64%) vSphere
6 7 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (0.41%) Terminal Services
7 6 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.35%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.29%) XenApp
9 2 (0.12%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.12%) NFS
9 2 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.058%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.058%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.058%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 79 (4.57%) Kubernetes
2 50 (2.89%) SCCM
3 42 (2.43%) Ansible
4 34 (1.97%) Terraform
5 30 (1.74%) Microsoft Intune
6 25 (1.45%) SCOM
7 17 (0.98%) Puppet
8 11 (0.64%) SCVMM
9 5 (0.29%) FortiGate
9 5 (0.29%) FreeIPA
9 5 (0.29%) WSUS
10 4 (0.23%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.23%) Jamf Pro
11 3 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.12%) NetBackup
13 1 (0.058%) Data Guard
13 1 (0.058%) Kibana
13 1 (0.058%) Mesos
13 1 (0.058%) Oracle RMAN
13 1 (0.058%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 408 (23.61%) Microsoft
2 67 (3.88%) Adobe
2 67 (3.88%) SAP
3 62 (3.59%) Oracle
4 56 (3.24%) Apple
4 56 (3.24%) VMware
5 44 (2.55%) Northgate
6 41 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
7 37 (2.14%) NEC
8 36 (2.08%) Citrix
9 28 (1.62%) Google
10 24 (1.39%) Facebook
11 21 (1.22%) YouTube
12 20 (1.16%) Cisco
13 18 (1.04%) IBM
13 18 (1.04%) Red Hat
14 16 (0.93%) ANSYS
14 16 (0.93%) Bloomberg
14 16 (0.93%) SolarWinds
14 16 (0.93%) Teradata