Period
to 19 January 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Self-Motivation in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Self-Motivation over the 6 months to 19 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Self-Motivation
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 131 100 96
Rank change year-on-year -31 -4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Self-Motivation 1,411 3,521 4,538
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.47% 3.06% 3.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.40% 7.89% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,279 2,757 3,445
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - -

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 22,034 44,629 55,685
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.62% 38.78% 39.76%
Number of salaries quoted 17,506 34,855 43,368
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Self-Motivation
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Self-Motivation in England

Self-Motivation
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Self-Motivation in England.

Salary trend for Self-Motivation in England

Self-Motivation
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Self-Motivation in England over the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Self-Motivation in England

Self-Motivation
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Self-Motivation within the England region over the 6 months to 19 January 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
London -28 485 £65,000 +13.04% 102
South East -34 269 £45,000 - 85
North of England -4 246 £38,000 +0.83% 94
Midlands -11 164 £40,154 -10.77% 74
South West +1 128 £45,000 +20.00% 39
Yorkshire -5 118 £37,500 -16.67% 33
West Midlands -19 107 £41,697 -7.34% 38
North West -14 104 £38,000 +1.33% 52
East of England -5 102 £37,500 -6.25% 43
East Midlands +23 54 £37,500 -16.67% 36
North East +26 24 £45,000 +20.00% 9
Self-Motivation
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 England region with a requirement for Self-Motivation.

1 380 (26.93%) Agile Software Development
2 321 (22.75%) Finance
3 315 (22.32%) Microsoft
4 305 (21.62%) Problem-Solving
5 292 (20.69%) Degree
6 283 (20.06%) C#
7 281 (19.91%) SQL
8 249 (17.65%) JavaScript
9 233 (16.51%) .NET
10 232 (16.44%) Windows
11 222 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
12 220 (15.59%) Azure
13 200 (14.17%) Java
14 180 (12.76%) HTML
15 173 (12.26%) Project Management
16 153 (10.84%) CSS
17 150 (10.63%) SQL Server
18 140 (9.92%) Linux
19 138 (9.78%) Office 365
20 135 (9.57%) Python
21 134 (9.50%) Microsoft Office
22 132 (9.36%) AWS
22 132 (9.36%) DevOps
23 130 (9.21%) Active Directory
24 122 (8.65%) Time Management
25 118 (8.36%) Scrum
26 117 (8.29%) ITIL
27 109 (7.73%) Analytics
28 105 (7.44%) Computer Science
29 102 (7.23%) Mentoring

Self-Motivation
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 43 (3.05%) CMS
2 38 (2.69%) SharePoint
3 26 (1.84%) Confluence
4 22 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
5 17 (1.20%) Apache
5 17 (1.20%) MS Exchange
5 17 (1.20%) WebSphere
6 16 (1.13%) IIS
7 13 (0.92%) Apache Spark
7 13 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (0.64%) nginx
8 9 (0.64%) WordPress
9 8 (0.57%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.43%) IBM Transformation Extender
10 6 (0.43%) Skype for Business
10 6 (0.43%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.35%) Drupal
11 5 (0.35%) EPiServer
11 5 (0.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 134 (9.50%) Microsoft Office
2 64 (4.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 38 (2.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.85%) Figma
5 12 (0.85%) InVision
6 11 (0.78%) Sketch
7 10 (0.71%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.43%) Adobe XD
10 5 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
11 4 (0.28%) OrCAD
12 2 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (0.14%) Maya
13 1 (0.071%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.071%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.071%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 26 (1.84%) Dynamics AX
2 23 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.71%) SAP S/4HANA
4 6 (0.43%) SAP ERP
5 5 (0.35%) Maximo
5 5 (0.35%) SAP Business One
5 5 (0.35%) SAP CO
5 5 (0.35%) SAP FI
5 5 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (0.35%) SAP SD
6 3 (0.21%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.21%) OpenCart
6 3 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.21%) TRIRIGA
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 220 (15.59%) Azure
2 138 (9.78%) Office 365
3 132 (9.36%) AWS
4 64 (4.54%) SaaS
5 41 (2.91%) Power Platform
6 39 (2.76%) Dynamics 365
7 35 (2.48%) Azure Active Directory
8 31 (2.20%) GCP
9 19 (1.35%) PaaS
9 19 (1.35%) Serverless
10 17 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
11 14 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
11 14 (0.99%) IaaS
12 13 (0.92%) Amazon ECS
12 13 (0.92%) npm
13 12 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
13 12 (0.85%) Amazon EKS
14 11 (0.78%) Amazon S3
14 11 (0.78%) GitHub
15 10 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 88 (6.24%) Firewall
2 59 (4.18%) DNS
3 52 (3.69%) TCP/IP
4 47 (3.33%) DHCP
5 42 (2.98%) WAN
6 40 (2.83%) LAN
6 40 (2.83%) VPN
7 29 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
8 24 (1.70%) Network Security
8 24 (1.70%) SAN
9 22 (1.56%) VLAN
10 21 (1.49%) Internet
11 19 (1.35%) Wireless
12 14 (0.99%) Cisco IOS
13 13 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (0.92%) VoIP
14 11 (0.78%) HTTP
14 11 (0.78%) NetScaler
15 10 (0.71%) Intranet
16 8 (0.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (10.63%) SQL Server
2 51 (3.61%) Relational Database
3 50 (3.54%) MySQL
4 45 (3.19%) Big Data
5 38 (2.69%) NoSQL
6 37 (2.62%) MongoDB
7 36 (2.55%) Power BI
8 27 (1.91%) Hadoop
9 26 (1.84%) Apache Cassandra
10 21 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
11 20 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
12 19 (1.35%) Blockchain
13 17 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
13 17 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
14 16 (1.13%) DB2
15 12 (0.85%) RDBMS
16 11 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 11 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 10 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 96 (6.80%) Git (software)
2 58 (4.11%) JIRA
3 53 (3.76%) Jenkins
4 31 (2.20%) Visual Studio
5 27 (1.91%) Maven
6 17 (1.20%) Selenium
7 16 (1.13%) Gradle
8 14 (0.99%) GitLab
9 13 (0.92%) webpack
10 12 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (0.71%) Bitbucket
11 10 (0.71%) CircleCI
11 10 (0.71%) TeamCity
12 9 (0.64%) Postman
13 8 (0.57%) Grunt
13 8 (0.57%) gulp
13 8 (0.57%) MSI
13 8 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
13 8 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
13 8 (0.57%) WiX
General
1 321 (22.75%) Finance
2 91 (6.45%) Marketing
3 63 (4.46%) Retail
4 55 (3.90%) Telecoms
5 41 (2.91%) Manufacturing
6 36 (2.55%) Games
7 35 (2.48%) Electronics
8 34 (2.41%) Public Sector
9 26 (1.84%) Aerospace
10 22 (1.56%) Banking
11 20 (1.42%) German Language
11 20 (1.42%) Legal
12 18 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
12 18 (1.28%) Spanish Language
13 17 (1.20%) Military
14 15 (1.06%) French Language
15 13 (0.92%) Automotive
16 12 (0.85%) Italian Language
17 11 (0.78%) Law
18 8 (0.57%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 407 (28.84%) Developer
2 147 (10.42%) Analyst
3 89 (6.31%) .NET Developer
3 89 (6.31%) C# Developer
4 75 (5.32%) Java Developer
5 70 (4.96%) Consultant
6 67 (4.75%) Software Developer
7 60 (4.25%) Software Engineer
8 58 (4.11%) Senior Developer
9 54 (3.83%) IT Support
10 51 (3.61%) C# .NET Developer
11 48 (3.40%) Support Engineer
12 47 (3.33%) IT Engineer
13 41 (2.91%) Architect
13 41 (2.91%) IT Analyst
14 39 (2.76%) Junior
15 38 (2.69%) DevOps Engineer
16 37 (2.62%) IT Manager
17 34 (2.41%) Network Engineer
18 33 (2.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (16.51%) .NET
2 180 (12.76%) HTML
3 153 (10.84%) CSS
4 95 (6.73%) ASP.NET
5 92 (6.52%) jQuery
6 85 (6.02%) AngularJS
7 80 (5.67%) Node.js
8 74 (5.24%) HTML5
9 69 (4.89%) React
10 65 (4.61%) Spring
11 62 (4.39%) REST
12 58 (4.11%) .NET Core
13 55 (3.90%) CSS3
14 49 (3.47%) ASP.NET Web API
15 45 (3.19%) Web Services
16 41 (2.91%) .NET Framework
17 36 (2.55%) Hibernate
17 36 (2.55%) RESTful
18 35 (2.48%) JSON
18 35 (2.48%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 222 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (5.95%) Management Information System
3 51 (3.61%) Driving Licence
4 50 (3.54%) User Experience
5 32 (2.27%) e-Learning
6 28 (1.98%) Mobile App
7 27 (1.91%) Data Centre
8 25 (1.77%) Virtual Team
9 24 (1.70%) Client/Server
9 24 (1.70%) Cloud Native
10 23 (1.63%) Algorithms
11 19 (1.35%) Bitcoin
12 18 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
13 17 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (0.99%) SWIFT
15 13 (0.92%) Data Structures
15 13 (0.92%) Public Cloud
16 12 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
17 11 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 11 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 232 (16.44%) Windows
2 140 (9.92%) Linux
3 86 (6.09%) Windows Server
4 63 (4.46%) Windows 10
5 38 (2.69%) Unix
6 36 (2.55%) Android
7 31 (2.20%) Windows Server 2019
8 27 (1.91%) Windows Server 2016
9 26 (1.84%) Apple iOS
10 25 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (0.85%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (0.35%) AIX
14 5 (0.35%) CentOS
14 5 (0.35%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.35%) Robot Operating System
15 4 (0.28%) Solaris
15 4 (0.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (26.93%) Agile Software Development
2 305 (21.62%) Problem-Solving
3 173 (12.26%) Project Management
4 132 (9.36%) DevOps
5 122 (8.65%) Time Management
6 118 (8.36%) Scrum
7 117 (8.29%) ITIL
8 109 (7.73%) Analytics
9 105 (7.44%) Computer Science
10 102 (7.23%) Mentoring
11 96 (6.80%) Software Engineering
12 91 (6.45%) MVC
13 80 (5.67%) TDD
13 80 (5.67%) Test Automation
14 79 (5.60%) Business Intelligence
14 79 (5.60%) CRM
15 72 (5.10%) Change Management
15 72 (5.10%) Mathematics
16 71 (5.03%) SDLC
17 69 (4.89%) OO
Programming Languages
1 283 (20.06%) C#
2 281 (19.91%) SQL
3 249 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 200 (14.17%) Java
5 135 (9.57%) Python
6 53 (3.76%) Java 8
7 50 (3.54%) C
8 46 (3.26%) C++
9 41 (2.91%) PHP
10 36 (2.55%) TypeScript
11 35 (2.48%) PowerShell
12 32 (2.27%) VB
13 28 (1.98%) T-SQL
13 28 (1.98%) VB.NET
14 27 (1.91%) Bash Shell
15 22 (1.56%) R
15 22 (1.56%) Ruby
16 20 (1.42%) Go
16 20 (1.42%) Scala
17 15 (1.06%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 292 (20.69%) Degree
2 99 (7.02%) Security Cleared
3 53 (3.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 48 (3.40%) SC Cleared
5 45 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 44 (3.12%) Cisco Certification
7 30 (2.13%) CCNA
8 29 (2.06%) CISSP
9 24 (1.70%) MCSA
10 22 (1.56%) MCSE
11 21 (1.49%) PMI Certification
12 18 (1.28%) PMP
13 17 (1.20%) CISM
14 16 (1.13%) DV Cleared
14 16 (1.13%) HND
15 15 (1.06%) HNC
15 15 (1.06%) MCP
16 14 (0.99%) CCNP
17 13 (0.92%) PhD
18 12 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (5.10%) QA
2 55 (3.90%) SLA
3 37 (2.62%) GDPR
4 24 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (1.20%) Data Quality
5 17 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 10 (0.71%) PMO
7 9 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials
8 8 (0.57%) GMP
9 6 (0.43%) NIST
10 5 (0.35%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 5 (0.35%) GAMP
10 5 (0.35%) GxP
11 4 (0.28%) COBIT
11 4 (0.28%) NCSC
12 3 (0.21%) CDISC
12 3 (0.21%) RMADS
13 2 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 130 (9.21%) Active Directory
2 61 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (4.04%) Docker
4 40 (2.83%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (0.78%) Firmware
7 9 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (0.50%) XenApp
9 6 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.21%) Varnish
10 3 (0.21%) vSphere
11 2 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.14%) NFS
11 2 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (0.14%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.071%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.071%) IAG
12 1 (0.071%) KVM
12 1 (0.071%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.071%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 58 (4.11%) Kubernetes
2 40 (2.83%) Terraform
3 39 (2.76%) Ansible
4 23 (1.63%) Puppet
5 22 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (1.06%) Microsoft Intune
6 15 (1.06%) SCCM
7 6 (0.43%) Packer
7 6 (0.43%) Prometheus
8 5 (0.35%) Istio
8 5 (0.35%) Nagios
8 5 (0.35%) Sonobuoy
9 4 (0.28%) MIIS
9 4 (0.28%) Proxmox
9 4 (0.28%) Salt
9 4 (0.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.14%) CSIRT
10 2 (0.14%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.14%) logstash
10 2 (0.14%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 315 (22.32%) Microsoft
2 90 (6.38%) Oracle
3 89 (6.31%) VMware
4 71 (5.03%) Cisco
5 48 (3.40%) SAP
6 42 (2.98%) IBM
7 34 (2.41%) Citrix
8 33 (2.34%) Sitecore
9 32 (2.27%) Google
10 21 (1.49%) Fortinet
11 19 (1.35%) HP
12 18 (1.28%) Adobe
13 17 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
14 15 (1.06%) NetApp
15 14 (0.99%) Apple
16 13 (0.92%) Aruba
16 13 (0.92%) ServiceNow
16 13 (0.92%) Veeam
17 12 (0.85%) Palo Alto
18 10 (0.71%) Snow