Standard Occupation Codes (SOC) are way we categorise occupations in Analyst. The data structure is provided and maintained by the ONS.
To see the full SOC library and their structure, click here.
In our Regional Response report, we have categorised occupations into high, medium and low skilled groups to allow for easy management of the underlying data. To make these groups, we have defined each as follows:
- High Skilled Occupations – SOC Major Groups 1 – 3
- Medium Skilled Occupations – SOC Major Groups 4 – 6
- Low Skilled Occupations – SOC Major Groups 7 – 9
Here you can see the SOC code and title of each of the major groups:
|SOC2020 Group Title|
|1||Managers, Directors And Senior Officials|
|3||Associate Professional Occupations|
|4||Administrative And Secretarial Occupations|
|5||Skilled Trades Occupations|
|6||Caring, Leisure And Other Service Occupations|
|7||Sales And Customer Service Occupations|
|8||Process, Plant And Machine Operatives|