Period
to 20 August 2019

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 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Self-Motivation
UK > England
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 94 100
Rank change year-on-year -15 +6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Self-Motivation 3,980 5,230 5,274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.04% 3.31% 3.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.71% 8.43% 7.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2,787 3,735 3,894
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £76,100 £77,500 £70,875
UK median annual salary £45,000 £46,056 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.29% +8.37% -

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 51,653 62,009 67,069
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.42% 39.29% 40.56%
Number of salaries quoted 38,957 47,706 50,947
England median annual salary £53,700 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.29% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% -

Self-Motivation
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Self-Motivation in England

Self-Motivation
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Self-Motivation in England.

Salary trend for Self-Motivation in England

Self-Motivation
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Self-Motivation in England over the 6 months to 20 August 2019.

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 20 August 2019. 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 -24 1,302 £55,000 - 189
South East +4 1,078 £45,000 - 197
North of England -4 621 £37,500 -6.25% 204
Midlands -18 481 £45,000 +12.50% 162
North West +8 334 £37,500 -6.25% 113
West Midlands -40 287 £43,250 +8.13% 98
East of England +20 277 £42,500 +3.53% 121
Yorkshire -25 253 £40,000 -4.76% 74
South West -49 214 £32,000 -14.67% 111
East Midlands +34 192 £45,000 +28.57% 64
North East +7 34 £42,500 +91.01% 17
Self-Motivation
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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 1,211 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 1,117 (28.07%) Problem-Solving
3 1,060 (26.63%) Microsoft
4 843 (21.18%) Degree
5 788 (19.80%) Windows
6 768 (19.30%) SQL
7 753 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
8 707 (17.76%) Finance
9 621 (15.60%) C#
10 558 (14.02%) Microsoft Azure
11 553 (13.89%) JavaScript
12 542 (13.62%) SQL Server
13 497 (12.49%) ITIL
14 493 (12.39%) .NET
15 459 (11.53%) Active Directory
16 454 (11.41%) Java
17 449 (11.28%) Project Management
18 447 (11.23%) Software Engineering
19 427 (10.73%) Linux
20 419 (10.53%) DevOps
21 410 (10.30%) Computer Science
22 402 (10.10%) Amazon AWS
23 396 (9.95%) Microsoft Office
24 387 (9.72%) HTML
25 356 (8.94%) Python
26 336 (8.44%) CSS
26 336 (8.44%) Scrum
27 327 (8.22%) VMware
28 309 (7.76%) Office 365
29 302 (7.59%) 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
1 177 (4.45%) MS Exchange
2 134 (3.37%) SharePoint
3 99 (2.49%) Confluence
4 83 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 66 (1.66%) CMS
6 58 (1.46%) Skype for Business
7 56 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
8 44 (1.11%) Apache
9 38 (0.95%) IIS
10 36 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
11 35 (0.88%) Apache Spark
12 34 (0.85%) WordPress
13 29 (0.73%) Tomcat
14 24 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
15 22 (0.55%) WebSphere
16 13 (0.33%) OpenStack
17 12 (0.30%) Apache Airflow
18 11 (0.28%) Umbraco
19 10 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
20 8 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 396 (9.95%) Microsoft Office
2 241 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 139 (3.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 67 (1.68%) MS Visio
5 57 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
6 22 (0.55%) Photoshop
7 17 (0.43%) Chatbot
7 17 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
8 15 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
9 9 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 9 (0.23%) Sketch
10 7 (0.18%) InDesign
10 7 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
11 6 (0.15%) AutoCAD
11 6 (0.15%) Windchill
12 5 (0.13%) OrCAD
13 4 (0.10%) Adobe XD
13 4 (0.10%) Marvel
13 4 (0.10%) Pro/ENGINEER
13 4 (0.10%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 36 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
2 23 (0.58%) NetSuite
3 20 (0.50%) Maximo
4 19 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
5 13 (0.33%) Magento
6 10 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
6 10 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
7 9 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
8 8 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
9 7 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
9 7 (0.18%) SAP BPC
9 7 (0.18%) SAP ERP
10 6 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
10 6 (0.15%) SAP SD
11 5 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
11 5 (0.13%) PeopleSoft Financials
12 4 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
12 4 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 4 (0.10%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 558 (14.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 402 (10.10%) Amazon AWS
3 309 (7.76%) Office 365
4 153 (3.84%) SaaS
5 93 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
6 84 (2.11%) Power Platform
7 79 (1.98%) PaaS
8 64 (1.61%) IaaS
9 55 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
10 50 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
11 47 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
11 47 (1.18%) Serverless
12 46 (1.16%) Amazon S3
13 36 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
14 35 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
15 32 (0.80%) GitHub
16 30 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 29 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 24 (0.60%) Amazon ECS
19 22 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 281 (7.06%) Firewall
2 224 (5.63%) DNS
3 204 (5.13%) LAN
4 203 (5.10%) DHCP
5 201 (5.05%) WAN
6 154 (3.87%) TCP/IP
7 128 (3.22%) Internet
7 128 (3.22%) VPN
8 118 (2.96%) VoIP
9 100 (2.51%) Wireless
10 72 (1.81%) SAN
11 70 (1.76%) Skype
11 70 (1.76%) Wi-Fi
12 53 (1.33%) VLAN
13 52 (1.31%) MPLS
14 39 (0.98%) BGP
14 39 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
15 38 (0.95%) Network Security
16 37 (0.93%) WLAN
17 32 (0.80%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 542 (13.62%) SQL Server
2 185 (4.65%) Relational Database
3 169 (4.25%) MySQL
4 110 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 99 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 92 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
7 77 (1.93%) Power BI
8 66 (1.66%) NoSQL
9 58 (1.46%) Big Data
9 58 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
10 55 (1.38%) MongoDB
11 53 (1.33%) DB2
11 53 (1.33%) RDBMS
12 52 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 41 (1.03%) Blockchain
14 40 (1.01%) Oracle Database
15 39 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 38 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
17 35 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
18 31 (0.78%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 283 (7.11%) Git (software)
2 252 (6.33%) JIRA
3 193 (4.85%) Jenkins
4 117 (2.94%) Visual Studio
5 95 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 86 (2.16%) Selenium
7 61 (1.53%) Visual Studio Team System
8 56 (1.41%) Subversion
9 47 (1.18%) Maven
10 45 (1.13%) TeamCity
11 38 (0.95%) Bitbucket
12 35 (0.88%) Cucumber
13 34 (0.85%) GitLab
14 30 (0.75%) MSI
15 29 (0.73%) JMeter
15 29 (0.73%) SpecFlow
16 28 (0.70%) Gerrit
17 23 (0.58%) Gradle
18 22 (0.55%) JUnit
18 22 (0.55%) webpack
General
1 707 (17.76%) Finance
2 258 (6.48%) Retail
3 257 (6.46%) Marketing
4 167 (4.20%) Public Sector
5 158 (3.97%) Telecoms
6 122 (3.07%) Manufacturing
7 106 (2.66%) Banking
8 95 (2.39%) Electronics
9 85 (2.14%) Games
10 77 (1.93%) Law
11 71 (1.78%) Advertising
12 54 (1.36%) Billing
13 48 (1.21%) Legal
13 48 (1.21%) Publishing
14 43 (1.08%) Back Office
15 35 (0.88%) Automotive
16 30 (0.75%) Police
17 28 (0.70%) Local Government
18 24 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
19 21 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 949 (23.84%) Developer
2 575 (14.45%) Analyst
3 231 (5.80%) Consultant
4 215 (5.40%) Architect
5 205 (5.15%) C# Developer
6 188 (4.72%) .NET Developer
7 185 (4.65%) Senior Developer
8 165 (4.15%) Software Engineer
9 142 (3.57%) Support Analyst
10 139 (3.49%) Software Developer
11 137 (3.44%) Java Developer
12 124 (3.12%) Business Analyst
13 123 (3.09%) Junior
14 120 (3.02%) Support Engineer
15 117 (2.94%) Project Manager
16 112 (2.81%) Administrator
16 112 (2.81%) C# .NET Developer
17 98 (2.46%) IT Manager
18 89 (2.24%) IT Analyst
19 88 (2.21%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 493 (12.39%) .NET
2 387 (9.72%) HTML
3 336 (8.44%) CSS
4 261 (6.56%) AngularJS
5 250 (6.28%) Web Services
6 210 (5.28%) ASP.NET
7 209 (5.25%) jQuery
8 163 (4.10%) REST
9 157 (3.94%) Node.js
10 151 (3.79%) HTML5
11 146 (3.67%) React
12 132 (3.32%) XML
13 110 (2.76%) .NET Framework
14 108 (2.71%) Spring
15 102 (2.56%) RESTful
16 101 (2.54%) ASP.NET MVC
16 101 (2.54%) ASP.NET Web API
17 97 (2.44%) JSON
18 83 (2.09%) CSS3
19 72 (1.81%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 753 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 208 (5.23%) Management Information System
3 207 (5.20%) Data Centre
4 200 (5.03%) User Experience
5 133 (3.34%) Virtual Team
6 125 (3.14%) Public Cloud
7 103 (2.59%) Mobile App
8 83 (2.09%) Driving Licence
9 76 (1.91%) Smartphone
10 71 (1.78%) Algorithms
11 70 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
12 59 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
13 56 (1.41%) iPad
14 55 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
15 51 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
16 47 (1.18%) Replication
17 45 (1.13%) PKI
18 43 (1.08%) Clustering
19 38 (0.95%) Data Structures
19 38 (0.95%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 788 (19.80%) Windows
2 427 (10.73%) Linux
3 278 (6.98%) Windows Server
4 202 (5.08%) Windows 10
5 145 (3.64%) Android
6 137 (3.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 133 (3.34%) Windows 7
8 124 (3.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 111 (2.79%) Apple iOS
10 53 (1.33%) Unix
11 48 (1.21%) Ubuntu
11 48 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
12 36 (0.90%) CentOS
13 32 (0.80%) Windows XP
14 27 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 21 (0.53%) AIX
16 20 (0.50%) SUSE
16 20 (0.50%) Windows 2000
17 19 (0.48%) Windows 8
18 13 (0.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,211 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 1,117 (28.07%) Problem-Solving
3 497 (12.49%) ITIL
4 449 (11.28%) Project Management
5 447 (11.23%) Software Engineering
6 419 (10.53%) DevOps
7 410 (10.30%) Computer Science
8 336 (8.44%) Scrum
9 302 (7.59%) Mentoring
10 288 (7.24%) Test Automation
11 283 (7.11%) SDLC
12 269 (6.76%) Analytics
12 269 (6.76%) Project Delivery
13 255 (6.41%) MVC
13 255 (6.41%) Time Management
14 240 (6.03%) Service Delivery
15 238 (5.98%) Continuous Improvement
16 235 (5.90%) TDD
17 225 (5.65%) Stakeholder Management
18 221 (5.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 768 (19.30%) SQL
2 621 (15.60%) C#
3 553 (13.89%) JavaScript
4 454 (11.41%) Java
5 356 (8.94%) Python
6 219 (5.50%) PowerShell
7 205 (5.15%) C++
8 184 (4.62%) C
9 147 (3.69%) PHP
10 119 (2.99%) T-SQL
11 101 (2.54%) Ruby
12 89 (2.24%) Bash Shell
13 67 (1.68%) VB.NET
14 62 (1.56%) TypeScript
15 61 (1.53%) Kotlin
16 57 (1.43%) Go
17 54 (1.36%) VB
18 51 (1.28%) Scala
19 43 (1.08%) PL/SQL
19 43 (1.08%) R
Qualifications
1 843 (21.18%) Degree
2 268 (6.73%) Security Cleared
3 171 (4.30%) Computer Science Degree
4 158 (3.97%) SC Cleared
5 139 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 116 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
7 74 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
8 70 (1.76%) Master's Degree
9 65 (1.63%) CCNA
10 63 (1.58%) DV Cleared
11 55 (1.38%) MCP
12 52 (1.31%) CCNP
13 51 (1.28%) MCSE
14 49 (1.23%) ISTQB
15 44 (1.11%) TOGAF Certification
16 40 (1.01%) MCSA
17 37 (0.93%) PhD
18 32 (0.80%) AWS Certification
19 31 (0.78%) CISSP
19 31 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 209 (5.25%) QA
1 209 (5.25%) SLA
2 104 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 76 (1.91%) GDPR
4 53 (1.33%) PMO
5 44 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 42 (1.06%) Data Quality
7 34 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials
8 26 (0.65%) PCI DSS
9 18 (0.45%) ISO 9001
10 15 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 13 (0.33%) COBIT
11 13 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 6 (0.15%) NCSC
13 5 (0.13%) HIPAA
13 5 (0.13%) NIST
14 4 (0.10%) ISO 8583
14 4 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 4 (0.10%) WAI
15 3 (0.075%) JTAG
System Software
1 459 (11.53%) Active Directory
2 236 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 231 (5.80%) Docker
4 129 (3.24%) Hyper-V
5 83 (2.09%) XenApp
6 65 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
7 53 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 46 (1.16%) vSphere
9 39 (0.98%) XenDesktop
10 37 (0.93%) Firmware
11 20 (0.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 18 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
13 15 (0.38%) VirtualBox
13 15 (0.38%) VMware NSX
14 13 (0.33%) vCloud
14 13 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
15 9 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
16 8 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
17 6 (0.15%) KVM
18 5 (0.13%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 153 (3.84%) Ansible
2 140 (3.52%) SCCM
3 103 (2.59%) Kubernetes
4 65 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
5 64 (1.61%) Puppet
6 50 (1.26%) Terraform
7 36 (0.90%) SCOM
8 29 (0.73%) IBM BigFix
9 25 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
9 25 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
10 22 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
11 20 (0.50%) Tivoli
12 15 (0.38%) FortiGate
13 14 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
13 14 (0.35%) Nagios
14 13 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
14 13 (0.33%) Kibana
14 13 (0.33%) vCenter Server
15 12 (0.30%) WSUS
16 11 (0.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1,060 (26.63%) Microsoft
2 327 (8.22%) VMware
3 256 (6.43%) Cisco
4 189 (4.75%) Oracle
5 175 (4.40%) Citrix
6 139 (3.49%) SAP
7 125 (3.14%) Salesforce.com
8 112 (2.81%) IBM
9 100 (2.51%) HP
10 85 (2.14%) Dell
11 74 (1.86%) Google
12 70 (1.76%) Apple
13 64 (1.61%) Adobe
14 56 (1.41%) Juniper
15 42 (1.06%) Symantec
16 39 (0.98%) EMC
16 39 (0.98%) ServiceNow
17 38 (0.95%) Atlassian
17 38 (0.95%) NetApp
18 35 (0.88%) Tableau