Period
to 17 May 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 17 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Social Skills (Interpersonal, Communication)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 5 4 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Social Skills 1,024 939 1,772
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.66% 19.60% 23.67%
As % of the General category 42.40% 41.27% 47.76%
Number of salaries quoted 814 742 1,235
10th Percentile £23,250 £24,625 £22,750
25th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £30,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -5.88%
75th Percentile £56,826 £53,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £67,350 £64,900 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 2,415 2,275 3,710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 46.36% 47.48% 49.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,874 1,858 2,787
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £24,750
25th Percentile £33,808 £33,563 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
75th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 17 May 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 17 May 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 0 647 £45,000 +4.65% 149
South Yorkshire +1 193 £43,000 +21.13% 32
North Yorkshire -2 114 £40,000 -3.61% 18
East Yorkshire -8 19 £40,000 +22.14% 9
Social Skills
England

For the 6 months to 17 May 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.

1 266 (25.98%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (22.46%) Windows
3 210 (20.51%) Azure
4 193 (18.85%) Microsoft
5 184 (17.97%) SQL
6 171 (16.70%) Microsoft 365
7 148 (14.45%) Problem-Solving
8 146 (14.26%) Active Directory
9 139 (13.57%) Finance
10 137 (13.38%) JavaScript
11 131 (12.79%) AWS
12 129 (12.60%) Analytical Skills
13 122 (11.91%) Test Automation
14 118 (11.52%) ITIL
15 116 (11.33%) HTML
15 116 (11.33%) Java
15 116 (11.33%) SQL Server
16 113 (11.04%) Software Engineering
17 109 (10.64%) Project Management
18 105 (10.25%) CSS
18 105 (10.25%) Degree
19 104 (10.16%) Git (software)
20 100 (9.77%) C#
21 98 (9.57%) .NET
22 89 (8.69%) Mentoring
23 87 (8.50%) Windows Server
24 83 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
25 80 (7.81%) Docker
25 80 (7.81%) Windows 10
26 77 (7.52%) OO

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 20 (1.95%) SharePoint
2 19 (1.86%) MS Exchange
3 17 (1.66%) Apache Spark
3 17 (1.66%) CMS
4 13 (1.27%) Confluence
5 11 (1.07%) Umbraco
6 9 (0.88%) IIS
6 9 (0.88%) WordPress
7 7 (0.68%) Apache
8 5 (0.49%) Apache Synapse
8 5 (0.49%) Kentico
9 4 (0.39%) Drupal
9 4 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.29%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.29%) nginx
11 2 (0.20%) Jadu
11 2 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.20%) SAS
11 2 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 70 (6.84%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.37%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (0.98%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.59%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 3 (0.29%) Adobe XD
8 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.20%) InVision
10 1 (0.098%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.098%) Blender
10 1 (0.098%) GIMP
10 1 (0.098%) InDesign
10 1 (0.098%) Oracle Smart View
10 1 (0.098%) Sketch
10 1 (0.098%) Snagit
10 1 (0.098%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.68%) Shopify
4 5 (0.49%) Sage 200
5 4 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.39%) SAP SD
6 3 (0.29%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
6 3 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.20%) Magento
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.20%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.20%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.20%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.098%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 210 (20.51%) Azure
2 171 (16.70%) Microsoft 365
3 131 (12.79%) AWS
4 43 (4.20%) Power Platform
5 23 (2.25%) SaaS
6 20 (1.95%) Dynamics 365
6 20 (1.95%) GCP
6 20 (1.95%) Serverless
7 14 (1.37%) AWS Lambda
8 11 (1.07%) npm
9 9 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 9 (0.88%) AWS CodePipeline
9 9 (0.88%) Google Analytics
10 8 (0.78%) Azure Storage
10 8 (0.78%) GitHub
10 8 (0.78%) OneDrive
10 8 (0.78%) Slack
11 7 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (0.68%) Power Automate
12 6 (0.59%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 66 (6.45%) Firewall
2 50 (4.88%) DNS
3 47 (4.59%) Internet
4 45 (4.39%) DHCP
5 42 (4.10%) Wireless
6 41 (4.00%) MPLS
7 39 (3.81%) VPN
8 34 (3.32%) VoIP
9 30 (2.93%) LAN
10 25 (2.44%) Ethernet
11 24 (2.34%) 3GPP
11 24 (2.34%) IPv4
11 24 (2.34%) IPv6
11 24 (2.34%) VLAN
12 22 (2.15%) WAN
13 21 (2.05%) Wi-Fi
14 16 (1.56%) TCP/IP
15 13 (1.27%) SD-WAN
16 12 (1.17%) WLAN
17 11 (1.07%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (11.33%) SQL Server
2 50 (4.88%) NoSQL
3 48 (4.69%) MySQL
4 40 (3.91%) Power BI
5 35 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (1.76%) Big Data
8 18 (1.76%) Relational Database
9 16 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 16 (1.56%) Data Lake
10 13 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
11 12 (1.17%) SQL Server 2016
12 11 (1.07%) Azure SQL Database
12 11 (1.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 11 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (0.98%) MongoDB
13 10 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (0.98%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 104 (10.16%) Git (software)
2 48 (4.69%) Mercurial
2 48 (4.69%) Subversion
3 43 (4.20%) Selenium
4 33 (3.22%) JIRA
5 31 (3.03%) Visual Studio
6 26 (2.54%) Postman
7 25 (2.44%) Cucumber
8 22 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (2.05%) Jenkins
10 16 (1.56%) PHPUnit
11 12 (1.17%) SpecFlow
11 12 (1.17%) WebDriver
12 10 (0.98%) SonarQube
12 10 (0.98%) webpack
13 9 (0.88%) gulp
13 9 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
14 8 (0.78%) Grunt
14 8 (0.78%) JMeter
14 8 (0.78%) SoapUI
General
1 139 (13.57%) Finance
2 129 (12.60%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (5.96%) Marketing
4 59 (5.76%) Presentation Skills
5 57 (5.57%) Telecoms
6 50 (4.88%) Influencing Skills
7 48 (4.69%) Public Sector
8 43 (4.20%) Games
9 36 (3.52%) Retail
10 31 (3.03%) Organisational Skills
11 30 (2.93%) Law
12 19 (1.86%) Manufacturing
13 16 (1.56%) Local Government
14 14 (1.37%) Banking
15 11 (1.07%) Legal
16 9 (0.88%) Electronics
17 7 (0.68%) German Language
18 6 (0.59%) Billing
18 6 (0.59%) French Language
18 6 (0.59%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 185 (18.07%) Analyst
2 177 (17.29%) Developer
3 68 (6.64%) Architect
3 68 (6.64%) Software Engineer
4 63 (6.15%) Support Analyst
5 57 (5.57%) Senior Developer
6 53 (5.18%) Java Engineer
6 53 (5.18%) Java Software Engineer
7 44 (4.30%) IT Manager
8 41 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 41 (4.00%) Project Manager
9 35 (3.42%) 2nd Line Support
10 33 (3.22%) .NET Developer
10 33 (3.22%) Service Desk Analyst
11 31 (3.03%) Service Analyst
12 29 (2.83%) IT Support
13 28 (2.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 27 (2.64%) Support Engineer
14 27 (2.64%) Systems Engineer
14 27 (2.64%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (11.33%) HTML
2 105 (10.25%) CSS
3 98 (9.57%) .NET
4 66 (6.45%) AngularJS
5 64 (6.25%) React
6 56 (5.47%) Node.js
7 52 (5.08%) RESTful
8 48 (4.69%) Web Services
9 41 (4.00%) .NET Framework
10 33 (3.22%) ASP.NET
10 33 (3.22%) Vue.js
11 32 (3.13%) Laravel
12 27 (2.64%) SOAP
13 26 (2.54%) ASP.NET Web API
14 24 (2.34%) 802.1X
15 23 (2.25%) XML
16 21 (2.05%) jQuery
17 17 (1.66%) .NET Core
18 16 (1.56%) JSON
18 16 (1.56%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 61 (5.96%) User Experience
2 58 (5.66%) Self-Motivation
3 54 (5.27%) Management Information System
4 50 (4.88%) Data Structures
5 48 (4.69%) Algorithms
6 42 (4.10%) Mobile App
7 25 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
8 23 (2.25%) Data Centre
9 18 (1.76%) NHS
10 13 (1.27%) Social Media
11 11 (1.07%) Cyberattack
11 11 (1.07%) Driving Licence
12 9 (0.88%) iPad
12 9 (0.88%) iPhone
12 9 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
12 9 (0.88%) Public Cloud
13 8 (0.78%) Cyberthreat
13 8 (0.78%) FMCG
14 7 (0.68%) BYOD
14 7 (0.68%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 230 (22.46%) Windows
2 87 (8.50%) Windows Server
3 80 (7.81%) Windows 10
4 64 (6.25%) Linux
5 41 (4.00%) Windows Server 2016
6 36 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (2.73%) Windows Server 2019
8 23 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (2.05%) Windows 7
10 17 (1.66%) Android
10 17 (1.66%) Unix
11 14 (1.37%) Windows 8
12 11 (1.07%) Apple iOS
13 7 (0.68%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.29%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.098%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (25.98%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (14.45%) Problem-Solving
3 122 (11.91%) Test Automation
4 118 (11.52%) ITIL
5 113 (11.04%) Software Engineering
6 109 (10.64%) Project Management
7 89 (8.69%) Mentoring
8 83 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
9 77 (7.52%) OO
10 70 (6.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 68 (6.64%) Business Intelligence
11 68 (6.64%) Decision-Making
11 68 (6.64%) DevOps
12 63 (6.15%) MVC
13 59 (5.76%) Scrum
14 58 (5.66%) Coaching
15 55 (5.37%) Collaborative Working
16 53 (5.18%) ERP
17 51 (4.98%) E-Commerce
18 50 (4.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 184 (17.97%) SQL
2 137 (13.38%) JavaScript
3 116 (11.33%) Java
4 100 (9.77%) C#
5 73 (7.13%) Python
6 51 (4.98%) PHP
7 30 (2.93%) T-SQL
8 29 (2.83%) TypeScript
9 24 (2.34%) C
9 24 (2.34%) PowerShell
10 13 (1.27%) VB.NET
11 12 (1.17%) PL/SQL
12 10 (0.98%) Bash Shell
13 9 (0.88%) Ruby
14 8 (0.78%) C++
15 7 (0.68%) Go
15 7 (0.68%) Scala
16 6 (0.59%) Apple Swift
16 6 (0.59%) CoffeeScript
16 6 (0.59%) R
Qualifications
1 105 (10.25%) Degree
2 20 (1.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 16 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (1.37%) CCNP
5 9 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.59%) JNCIP
9 5 (0.49%) CISA
9 5 (0.49%) CISM
9 5 (0.49%) CISSP
9 5 (0.49%) ISEB
9 5 (0.49%) PCI QSA
9 5 (0.49%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.49%) Security Cleared
10 4 (0.39%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.39%) PMP
11 3 (0.29%) CCNA
11 3 (0.29%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (6.54%) SLA
2 47 (4.59%) QA
3 13 (1.27%) GDPR
4 11 (1.07%) Data Quality
5 10 (0.98%) PMO
6 8 (0.78%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 2 (0.20%) Good Clinical Practice
8 2 (0.20%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.098%) CDISC
9 1 (0.098%) HL7
9 1 (0.098%) IFRS
9 1 (0.098%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.098%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.098%) Solvency II
System Software
1 146 (14.26%) Active Directory
2 80 (7.81%) Docker
3 32 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 30 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.59%) Firmware
5 6 (0.59%) FreeRADIUS
6 4 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.29%) XenApp
8 1 (0.098%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.098%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 51 (4.98%) Kubernetes
2 46 (4.49%) SCCM
3 23 (2.25%) Terraform
4 17 (1.66%) Ansible
5 11 (1.07%) SCOM
6 7 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (0.68%) SCVMM
7 6 (0.59%) FortiGate
7 6 (0.59%) Puppet
8 3 (0.29%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.29%) WSUS
9 2 (0.20%) Istio
9 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.20%) Nagios
9 2 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.20%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.20%) Rancher
9 2 (0.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.098%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 193 (18.85%) Microsoft
2 65 (6.35%) VMware
3 62 (6.05%) Citrix
4 44 (4.30%) Cisco
5 41 (4.00%) Google
6 39 (3.81%) SAP
7 38 (3.71%) Oracle
8 23 (2.25%) Palo Alto
8 23 (2.25%) Veeam
9 18 (1.76%) Adobe
9 18 (1.76%) Apple
10 16 (1.56%) HP
10 16 (1.56%) Mitel
11 15 (1.46%) Avaya
12 14 (1.37%) Remedy
13 11 (1.07%) BT
13 11 (1.07%) Databricks
13 11 (1.07%) Fortinet
13 11 (1.07%) ShoreTel
14 9 (0.88%) IFS