Period
to 28 October 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 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Social Skills (Interpersonal, Communication)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 2 5 3
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing Social Skills 1,410 525 1,654
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.77% 18.53% 23.77%
As % of the General category 41.73% 46.54% 46.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,016 432 1,101
10th Percentile £24,250 £26,250 £22,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £34,245 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% -1.18%
75th Percentile £57,500 £51,375 £53,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,450 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 3,379 1,128 3,528
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 49.77% 39.82% 50.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2,376 934 2,602
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,575 £23,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%
75th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £55,808
90th Percentile £75,000 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £58,500 £57,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year +1.74% +6.48% +2.86%

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 28 October 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 28 October 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 +4 916 £45,000 +5.88% 220
South Yorkshire +5 235 £43,000 -4.44% 62
North Yorkshire -2 153 £45,000 +12.50% 52
East Yorkshire +8 34 £47,500 +28.38% 7
Humberside - 11 - - 1
Social Skills
England

For the 6 months to 28 October 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.

1 436 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
2 329 (23.33%) SQL
3 304 (21.56%) Microsoft
4 269 (19.08%) Problem-Solving
5 225 (15.96%) Finance
5 225 (15.96%) Azure
6 221 (15.67%) Analytical Skills
7 205 (14.54%) Degree
8 168 (11.91%) Windows
9 159 (11.28%) Microsoft 365
10 152 (10.78%) DevOps
11 150 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
11 150 (10.64%) Retail
12 147 (10.43%) SQL Server
13 140 (9.93%) Scrum
14 137 (9.72%) Java
15 136 (9.65%) JavaScript
16 135 (9.57%) Project Management
17 130 (9.22%) Git (software)
18 125 (8.87%) Self-Motivation
19 124 (8.79%) Test Automation
19 124 (8.79%) AWS
20 118 (8.37%) Software Engineering
21 117 (8.30%) Business Intelligence
22 113 (8.01%) Mentoring
22 113 (8.01%) Organisational Skills
23 112 (7.94%) Microsoft Office
24 107 (7.59%) Active Directory
24 107 (7.59%) Decision-Making
25 106 (7.52%) .NET

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 35 (2.48%) Confluence
2 29 (2.06%) SharePoint
3 25 (1.77%) Apache
4 23 (1.63%) CMS
5 12 (0.85%) Apache Spark
6 11 (0.78%) IIS
7 10 (0.71%) MS Exchange
7 10 (0.71%) SAS
8 9 (0.64%) Skype for Business
9 7 (0.50%) Umbraco
10 6 (0.43%) WordPress
11 5 (0.35%) Moodle
12 4 (0.28%) Apache Airflow
12 4 (0.28%) Apache Synapse
12 4 (0.28%) Drupal
12 4 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.28%) JBoss
12 4 (0.28%) Luigi
12 4 (0.28%) nginx
13 3 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 112 (7.94%) Microsoft Office
2 49 (3.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.43%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.28%) Sketch
8 3 (0.21%) InVision
9 2 (0.14%) Blender
9 2 (0.14%) Figma
10 1 (0.071%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.071%) Camtasia
10 1 (0.071%) FrameMaker
10 1 (0.071%) Maya
10 1 (0.071%) Snagit
10 1 (0.071%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 11 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.57%) SAP S/4HANA
3 8 (0.57%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 7 (0.50%) SAP PP
5 6 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 5 (0.35%) SAP CO
6 5 (0.35%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.28%) SAP SD
8 3 (0.21%) Magento
8 3 (0.21%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
8 3 (0.21%) Sentinel
8 3 (0.21%) Summit
9 2 (0.14%) Sage 200
9 2 (0.14%) SystmOne
10 1 (0.071%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 225 (15.96%) Azure
2 159 (11.28%) Microsoft 365
3 124 (8.79%) AWS
4 62 (4.40%) Power Platform
5 44 (3.12%) SaaS
6 37 (2.62%) PaaS
7 34 (2.41%) IaaS
8 28 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
8 28 (1.99%) GCP
9 26 (1.84%) GitHub
10 23 (1.63%) OneDrive
11 17 (1.21%) PowerApps
12 16 (1.13%) Dynamics 365
13 15 (1.06%) Google Analytics
14 14 (0.99%) Azure App Service
14 14 (0.99%) Azure Data Factory
15 13 (0.92%) Trello
16 12 (0.85%) Azure Storage
16 12 (0.85%) GitHub Actions
17 11 (0.78%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 56 (3.97%) DNS
1 56 (3.97%) Internet
2 55 (3.90%) Wireless
3 53 (3.76%) DHCP
4 47 (3.33%) VLAN
5 44 (3.12%) MPLS
6 41 (2.91%) 3GPP
6 41 (2.91%) Ethernet
6 41 (2.91%) IPv4
6 41 (2.91%) IPv6
7 40 (2.84%) Firewall
8 30 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
9 23 (1.63%) Broadband
10 22 (1.56%) WAN
11 20 (1.42%) Skype
11 20 (1.42%) VPN
12 18 (1.28%) LAN
13 15 (1.06%) SAN
14 14 (0.99%) Network Security
15 13 (0.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (10.43%) SQL Server
2 77 (5.46%) NoSQL
3 75 (5.32%) MySQL
4 60 (4.26%) Relational Database
5 54 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
5 54 (3.83%) Power BI
6 26 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (1.56%) Oracle Database
9 18 (1.28%) Metadata
9 18 (1.28%) Tableau
10 17 (1.21%) Azure SQL Database
11 16 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
11 16 (1.13%) RDBMS
11 16 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 14 (0.99%) MongoDB
13 13 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
14 12 (0.85%) Hadoop
15 11 (0.78%) Redis
16 10 (0.71%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 130 (9.22%) Git (software)
2 83 (5.89%) JIRA
3 62 (4.40%) Subversion
4 55 (3.90%) Mercurial
5 46 (3.26%) Jenkins
6 39 (2.77%) Selenium
7 24 (1.70%) Postman
8 23 (1.63%) Visual Studio
9 22 (1.56%) Cucumber
10 12 (0.85%) TeamCity
10 12 (0.85%) WebDriver
11 10 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
12 9 (0.64%) PHPUnit
12 9 (0.64%) SoapUI
13 8 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
13 8 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (0.43%) Appium
14 6 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
14 6 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 5 (0.35%) gulp
General
1 225 (15.96%) Finance
2 221 (15.67%) Analytical Skills
3 150 (10.64%) Retail
4 113 (8.01%) Organisational Skills
5 82 (5.82%) Marketing
6 74 (5.25%) Public Sector
7 62 (4.40%) Manufacturing
8 50 (3.55%) Law
9 47 (3.33%) Influencing Skills
10 46 (3.26%) Presentation Skills
11 43 (3.05%) Games
12 41 (2.91%) Legal
13 33 (2.34%) Back Office
13 33 (2.34%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 29 (2.06%) Banking
15 22 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
16 18 (1.28%) Telecoms
17 14 (0.99%) Advertising
18 13 (0.92%) Billing
19 12 (0.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 202 (14.33%) Analyst
2 171 (12.13%) Developer
3 106 (7.52%) Architect
4 88 (6.24%) Software Engineer
5 70 (4.96%) Project Manager
6 63 (4.47%) Consultant
7 62 (4.40%) Support Engineer
8 58 (4.11%) Java Engineer
8 58 (4.11%) Java Software Engineer
9 49 (3.48%) Business Analyst
10 48 (3.40%) IT Engineer
10 48 (3.40%) IT Manager
11 47 (3.33%) IT Support
12 43 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
13 39 (2.77%) Support Analyst
14 38 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 34 (2.41%) 2nd Line Support
16 32 (2.27%) IT Support Engineer
17 28 (1.99%) Senior Developer
18 27 (1.91%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (7.52%) .NET
2 84 (5.96%) HTML
3 81 (5.74%) Web Services
4 78 (5.53%) CSS
5 70 (4.96%) React
6 65 (4.61%) RESTful
7 47 (3.33%) AngularJS
7 47 (3.33%) Node.js
8 46 (3.26%) REST
9 41 (2.91%) 802.1X
10 37 (2.62%) XML
11 35 (2.48%) jQuery
12 31 (2.20%) SOAP
13 30 (2.13%) .NET Core
13 30 (2.13%) .NET Framework
14 28 (1.99%) ASP.NET
15 24 (1.70%) EDI
16 23 (1.63%) Symfony
17 21 (1.49%) Laravel
18 18 (1.28%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 125 (8.87%) Self-Motivation
2 64 (4.54%) Algorithms
3 61 (4.33%) Data Structures
4 53 (3.76%) User Experience
5 46 (3.26%) Management Information System
6 41 (2.91%) Mobile App
7 37 (2.62%) EPoS
8 31 (2.20%) Social Media
9 28 (1.99%) Data Protection Act
10 26 (1.84%) NHS
11 25 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
11 25 (1.77%) Legacy Systems
12 24 (1.70%) Data Centre
13 20 (1.42%) Driving Licence
14 19 (1.35%) FMCG
15 18 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
16 15 (1.06%) Analytical Mindset
17 14 (0.99%) Public Cloud
18 12 (0.85%) Blog
18 12 (0.85%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 168 (11.91%) Windows
2 74 (5.25%) Linux
3 71 (5.04%) Windows Server
4 56 (3.97%) Windows 10
5 26 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (1.56%) Windows Server 2016
8 20 (1.42%) Apple iOS
8 20 (1.42%) Windows 7
9 16 (1.13%) Android
9 16 (1.13%) Unix
9 16 (1.13%) Windows 8
10 11 (0.78%) Windows Server 2019
11 8 (0.57%) VMS
12 5 (0.35%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.35%) Solaris
13 4 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.21%) CentOS
14 3 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.071%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 436 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
2 269 (19.08%) Problem-Solving
3 152 (10.78%) DevOps
4 150 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 140 (9.93%) Scrum
6 135 (9.57%) Project Management
7 124 (8.79%) Test Automation
8 118 (8.37%) Software Engineering
9 117 (8.30%) Business Intelligence
10 113 (8.01%) Mentoring
11 107 (7.59%) Decision-Making
12 100 (7.09%) ITIL
13 96 (6.81%) Service Delivery
14 94 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
15 87 (6.17%) ERP
16 84 (5.96%) Analytics
17 83 (5.89%) OO
18 78 (5.53%) SDLC
19 71 (5.04%) Migration
20 70 (4.96%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 329 (23.33%) SQL
2 137 (9.72%) Java
3 136 (9.65%) JavaScript
4 90 (6.38%) C#
5 64 (4.54%) PHP
6 47 (3.33%) Python
7 33 (2.34%) PowerShell
8 30 (2.13%) PL/SQL
9 25 (1.77%) TypeScript
10 24 (1.70%) C
11 22 (1.56%) Bash Shell
12 21 (1.49%) VBA
13 19 (1.35%) XPath
14 18 (1.28%) VB
15 16 (1.13%) T-SQL
16 13 (0.92%) Groovy
16 13 (0.92%) Ruby
17 12 (0.85%) VB.NET
18 10 (0.71%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 6 (0.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 205 (14.54%) Degree
2 19 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 11 (0.78%) Security Cleared
5 10 (0.71%) MCSE
5 10 (0.71%) SC Cleared
6 9 (0.64%) PhD
7 7 (0.50%) APMP
7 7 (0.50%) CEH
7 7 (0.50%) CISSP
7 7 (0.50%) CREST Certified
7 7 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.43%) DBS Check
8 6 (0.43%) MCSA
8 6 (0.43%) OSCP
8 6 (0.43%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 5 (0.35%) ISEB
9 5 (0.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (5.04%) SLA
2 39 (2.77%) QA
3 30 (2.13%) Data Quality
3 30 (2.13%) GDPR
4 23 (1.63%) PMO
5 22 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (0.99%) GLP
7 12 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials
8 11 (0.78%) Good Clinical Practice
9 8 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 7 (0.50%) PCI DSS
11 6 (0.43%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 6 (0.43%) NIST
12 5 (0.35%) GMP
13 4 (0.28%) Accessibility
13 4 (0.28%) COBIT
14 2 (0.14%) GRC
14 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 1 (0.071%) GxP
15 1 (0.071%) ITGC
System Software
1 107 (7.59%) Active Directory
2 59 (4.18%) Docker
3 41 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (1.84%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.64%) XenDesktop
6 7 (0.50%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.28%) vSphere
8 3 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.14%) XenApp
10 1 (0.071%) Firmware
10 1 (0.071%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.071%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 68 (4.82%) Kubernetes
2 31 (2.20%) SCCM
3 28 (1.99%) Terraform
4 24 (1.70%) Ansible
5 16 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (0.78%) SCOM
6 11 (0.78%) SCVMM
7 9 (0.64%) Puppet
8 6 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (0.28%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.21%) Grafana
11 2 (0.14%) Istio
11 2 (0.14%) Marathon
11 2 (0.14%) Mesos
11 2 (0.14%) nmon
12 1 (0.071%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.071%) Jamf Pro
12 1 (0.071%) Opsgenie
12 1 (0.071%) QRadar
12 1 (0.071%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 304 (21.56%) Microsoft
2 80 (5.67%) Oracle
3 59 (4.18%) SAP
4 51 (3.62%) VMware
5 48 (3.40%) Google
6 35 (2.48%) Citrix
7 23 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
7 23 (1.63%) Veeam
8 17 (1.21%) Apple
8 17 (1.21%) ServiceNow
9 16 (1.13%) Cisco
9 16 (1.13%) Splunk
10 15 (1.06%) Adobe
11 14 (0.99%) IFS
12 13 (0.92%) Atlassian
12 13 (0.92%) IBM
13 12 (0.85%) BT
13 12 (0.85%) Dynatrace
14 11 (0.78%) Alteryx
14 11 (0.78%) CommVault