Period
to 16 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Self-Motivation in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Self-Motivation over the 6 months to 16 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Self-Motivation
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 135 120 138
Rank change year-on-year -15 +18 -4
Permanent jobs citing Self-Motivation 119 79 227
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.02% 2.21% 2.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.36% 5.70% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 112 77 172
10th Percentile £51,325 £41,766 £30,575
25th Percentile £66,875 £47,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £81,250 £65,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% +23.81% -4.55%
75th Percentile £97,500 £82,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £87,125
Central London median annual salary £81,250 £63,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year +27.45% +21.43% -8.70%

Self-Motivation is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,220 1,387 3,712
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.62% 38.72% 36.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,969 1,211 3,208
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £67,750
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.32% +4.23%
75th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%

Self-Motivation
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Self-Motivation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Self-Motivation in the City of London

Self-Motivation
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Self-Motivation in the City of London.

Salary trend for Self-Motivation in the City of London

Self-Motivation
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Self-Motivation in the City of London over the 6 months to 16 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Self-Motivation in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 October 2021, IT jobs citing Self-Motivation 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 City of London region with a requirement for Self-Motivation.

1 59 (49.58%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (35.29%) Social Skills
3 38 (31.93%) Finance
4 36 (30.25%) Java
5 28 (23.53%) Java 8
5 28 (23.53%) Azure
5 28 (23.53%) MongoDB
6 25 (21.01%) Python
6 25 (21.01%) Kafka
7 24 (20.17%) Test Automation
8 23 (19.33%) C#
8 23 (19.33%) SQL
8 23 (19.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 23 (19.33%) Hadoop
9 22 (18.49%) AWS
9 22 (18.49%) DevOps
10 21 (17.65%) Kubernetes
10 21 (17.65%) TDD
11 20 (16.81%) JIRA
12 19 (15.97%) QA
12 19 (15.97%) Clean Code
13 18 (15.13%) Big Data
13 18 (15.13%) Multithreading
13 18 (15.13%) ActiveMQ
13 18 (15.13%) JMS
14 16 (13.45%) Microsoft
14 16 (13.45%) Mentoring
15 15 (12.61%) Test Strategy
15 15 (12.61%) Manual Testing
15 15 (12.61%) Team Foundation Server

Self-Motivation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 10 (8.40%) Confluence
2 5 (4.20%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.68%) CMS
3 2 (1.68%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.84%) Apache
4 1 (0.84%) Drupal
4 1 (0.84%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.84%) nginx
4 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Fuse
4 1 (0.84%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (5.04%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.36%) Figma
2 4 (3.36%) InVision
2 4 (3.36%) Marvel
2 4 (3.36%) Sketch
3 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 28 (23.53%) Azure
2 22 (18.49%) AWS
3 12 (10.08%) GCP
4 11 (9.24%) Microsoft 365
5 6 (5.04%) Serverless
6 5 (4.20%) SaaS
7 4 (3.36%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (3.36%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (3.36%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (3.36%) Amazon S3
7 4 (3.36%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (3.36%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (3.36%) Power Platform
7 4 (3.36%) Trello
7 4 (3.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (2.52%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.84%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.84%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.20%) DNS
2 4 (3.36%) SMS
3 3 (2.52%) Firewall
4 2 (1.68%) LAN
4 2 (1.68%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.84%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.84%) DHCP
5 1 (0.84%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.84%) IPsec
5 1 (0.84%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.84%) SSL
5 1 (0.84%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.84%) Telnet
5 1 (0.84%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.84%) VPN
5 1 (0.84%) WAN
5 1 (0.84%) Wireless
5 1 (0.84%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.53%) MongoDB
2 23 (19.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 23 (19.33%) Hadoop
3 18 (15.13%) Big Data
4 10 (8.40%) Data Lake
4 10 (8.40%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (5.88%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (3.36%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (3.36%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.68%) Power BI
8 1 (0.84%) ArangoDB
8 1 (0.84%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.84%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 20 (16.81%) JIRA
2 15 (12.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (10.92%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.04%) Selenium
5 4 (3.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (3.36%) Bitbucket
5 4 (3.36%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.36%) JMeter
5 4 (3.36%) MSTest
5 4 (3.36%) NUnit
5 4 (3.36%) Postman
5 4 (3.36%) ReSharper
5 4 (3.36%) SpecFlow
5 4 (3.36%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.36%) Visual Studio Coded UI
5 4 (3.36%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (3.36%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.68%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.84%) Gradle
7 1 (0.84%) Ranorex
General
1 42 (35.29%) Social Skills
2 38 (31.93%) Finance
3 10 (8.40%) Public Sector
4 9 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.88%) Organisational Skills
6 5 (4.20%) Banking
6 5 (4.20%) Investment Banking
6 5 (4.20%) Retail Banking
7 4 (3.36%) Financial Institution
8 3 (2.52%) Legal
8 3 (2.52%) Marketing
8 3 (2.52%) Presentation Skills
9 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.84%) Advertising
10 1 (0.84%) Back Office
10 1 (0.84%) Influencing Skills
10 1 (0.84%) Law
10 1 (0.84%) Publishing
10 1 (0.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (31.09%) Developer
2 27 (22.69%) Java Developer
3 12 (10.08%) Analyst
3 12 (10.08%) Automation Engineer
4 11 (9.24%) QA Automation Engineer
4 11 (9.24%) QA Engineer
5 10 (8.40%) Business Analyst
6 8 (6.72%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 7 (5.88%) Security Engineer
8 6 (5.04%) Business IT Analyst
8 6 (5.04%) Business Manager
8 6 (5.04%) Engineering Manager
8 6 (5.04%) IT Analyst
8 6 (5.04%) IT Business Analyst
8 6 (5.04%) IT Manager
8 6 (5.04%) IT Project Manager
8 6 (5.04%) Quality Manager
9 5 (4.20%) Java Scala Developer
9 5 (4.20%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.01%) Kafka
2 18 (15.13%) ActiveMQ
2 18 (15.13%) JMS
3 8 (6.72%) .NET
4 5 (4.20%) AngularJS
4 5 (4.20%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (3.36%) .NET Framework
5 4 (3.36%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (3.36%) Gherkin
5 4 (3.36%) Node.js
5 4 (3.36%) RESTful
5 4 (3.36%) Web Services
6 3 (2.52%) CSS
6 3 (2.52%) HTML
6 3 (2.52%) React
7 2 (1.68%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (1.68%) JSON
7 2 (1.68%) REST
7 2 (1.68%) Spring
7 2 (1.68%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.92%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.72%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (5.04%) User Experience
5 5 (4.20%) Virtual Team
6 4 (3.36%) Video\Live Streaming
7 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.68%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.68%) Social Media
8 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.84%) Clustering
8 1 (0.84%) CMDB
8 1 (0.84%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.84%) Marketing Technology
8 1 (0.84%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.84%) Smart Energy
8 1 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.56%) Linux
1 9 (7.56%) Windows
2 5 (4.20%) Unix
2 5 (4.20%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.52%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.68%) Android
4 2 (1.68%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (49.58%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (20.17%) Test Automation
3 22 (18.49%) DevOps
4 21 (17.65%) TDD
5 19 (15.97%) Clean Code
6 18 (15.13%) Multithreading
7 16 (13.45%) Mentoring
8 15 (12.61%) Manual Testing
8 15 (12.61%) Test Strategy
9 13 (10.92%) BDD
9 13 (10.92%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (10.08%) Business Analysis
10 12 (10.08%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (10.08%) Microservices
11 11 (9.24%) Project Management
11 11 (9.24%) Test Management
12 10 (8.40%) Information Security
12 10 (8.40%) Kalman Filter
12 10 (8.40%) Scrum
12 10 (8.40%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (30.25%) Java
2 28 (23.53%) Java 8
3 25 (21.01%) Python
4 23 (19.33%) C#
4 23 (19.33%) SQL
5 10 (8.40%) Kotlin
6 5 (4.20%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.20%) Scala
6 5 (4.20%) TypeScript
7 4 (3.36%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.68%) Rust
9 1 (0.84%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.84%) C
9 1 (0.84%) Go
9 1 (0.84%) PHP
9 1 (0.84%) Ruby
9 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.84%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (6.72%) Degree
2 4 (3.36%) AWS Certification
3 3 (2.52%) CISM
3 3 (2.52%) CISSP
3 3 (2.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.68%) CCNA
4 2 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.84%) CCNP
5 1 (0.84%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.84%) LPIC
5 1 (0.84%) MCP
5 1 (0.84%) MCSE
5 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.97%) QA
2 8 (6.72%) NIST
3 7 (5.88%) Accessibility
4 4 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.68%) GRC
5 2 (1.68%) MiFID
6 1 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.84%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.84%) GDPR
6 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.84%) NCSC
6 1 (0.84%) PMO
6 1 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (7.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.68%) Docker
2 2 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.84%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 21 (17.65%) Kubernetes
2 10 (8.40%) Terraform
3 6 (5.04%) Prometheus
4 2 (1.68%) SCCM
5 1 (0.84%) Automic
5 1 (0.84%) Grafana
5 1 (0.84%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.84%) Puppet
5 1 (0.84%) Salt
5 1 (0.84%) WMI
5 1 (0.84%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (13.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.20%) Google
3 4 (3.36%) Atlassian
3 4 (3.36%) Cisco
3 4 (3.36%) Citrix
3 4 (3.36%) VMware
3 4 (3.36%) Xamarin
4 3 (2.52%) Adobe
4 3 (2.52%) Dell
4 3 (2.52%) EMC
4 3 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.68%) Equitrac
6 1 (0.84%) F5
6 1 (0.84%) Meraki
6 1 (0.84%) New Relic
6 1 (0.84%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (0.84%) Palo Alto
6 1 (0.84%) Snow
6 1 (0.84%) Splunk
6 1 (0.84%) Zscaler