Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Self-Motivation
UK > England
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 112 114 109
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5 -17
Permanent jobs citing Self-Motivation 3,040 1,825 4,151
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.05% 2.80% 3.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.72% 7.83% 8.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,802 1,313 2,998
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,286 £25,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -2.17%
75th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -

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 39,381 23,301 47,506
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.48% 35.79% 35.38%
Number of salaries quoted 24,154 18,700 36,583
10th Percentile £32,625 £32,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,500 £38,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,105 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.07% +3.83% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +3.77% +0.95%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +10 1,239 £65,000 +12.07% 219
South East +40 675 £47,500 +9.20% 143
Midlands +12 361 £40,000 -5.88% 144
North of England -13 354 £45,000 +5.88% 222
West Midlands +12 273 £40,000 -5.88% 97
South West -27 189 £42,500 +0.10% 74
North West -22 170 £45,000 +4.05% 115
Yorkshire +9 160 £45,000 - 82
East of England -29 160 £45,000 - 71
East Midlands -15 84 £40,000 -1.84% 46
North East -6 24 £35,848 -10.38% 25
Self-Motivation
UK

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 1,550 (50.99%) Social Skills
2 993 (32.66%) Agile Software Development
3 824 (27.11%) Problem-Solving
4 681 (22.40%) Finance
5 605 (19.90%) JavaScript
6 592 (19.47%) Degree
7 588 (19.34%) Microsoft
8 498 (16.38%) Analytical Skills
9 485 (15.95%) SQL
10 473 (15.56%) Azure
11 429 (14.11%) DevOps
12 423 (13.91%) C#
13 419 (13.78%) CSS
14 411 (13.52%) Software Engineering
15 403 (13.26%) HTML
15 403 (13.26%) React
16 399 (13.13%) AWS
17 391 (12.86%) Java
18 384 (12.63%) .NET
19 372 (12.24%) Git (software)
20 362 (11.91%) Python
21 361 (11.88%) Windows
22 353 (11.61%) User Experience
23 348 (11.45%) Mentoring
24 345 (11.35%) Node.js
25 334 (10.99%) Linux
26 333 (10.95%) Scrum
27 316 (10.39%) TDD
28 312 (10.26%) Computer Science
29 300 (9.87%) Time Management

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
1 105 (3.45%) Apache
2 81 (2.66%) GemFire
3 78 (2.57%) Confluence
4 76 (2.50%) Apache Spark
4 76 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
5 63 (2.07%) MS Exchange
5 63 (2.07%) SharePoint
6 43 (1.41%) CMS
7 38 (1.25%) Tomcat
8 35 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
9 31 (1.02%) WordPress
10 27 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
11 26 (0.86%) Apache TomEE
12 23 (0.76%) IIS
13 19 (0.63%) Apache Airflow
14 16 (0.53%) SAS
14 16 (0.53%) Umbraco
15 14 (0.46%) nginx
16 9 (0.30%) Drupal
16 9 (0.30%) Joomla!
Applications
1 238 (7.83%) Microsoft Office
2 138 (4.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 50 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 34 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 25 (0.82%) Figma
6 18 (0.59%) Sketch
7 16 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
8 13 (0.43%) Photoshop
8 13 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
9 12 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 11 (0.36%) Adobe XD
11 10 (0.33%) InVision
12 8 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
13 5 (0.16%) Maya
14 4 (0.13%) Acrobat
14 4 (0.13%) Windchill
15 3 (0.099%) Adobe After Effects
15 3 (0.099%) Adobe Premiere
15 3 (0.099%) AutoCAD
15 3 (0.099%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 27 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.79%) Payment Gateway
3 23 (0.76%) NetSuite
3 23 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
4 22 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
5 19 (0.63%) Oracle 11i
5 19 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
6 18 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
7 16 (0.53%) Magento
7 16 (0.53%) MetaTrader
7 16 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
8 15 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
9 14 (0.46%) SAP S/4HANA
9 14 (0.46%) Shopify
10 13 (0.43%) Maximo
11 12 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
12 8 (0.26%) SAP SD
13 6 (0.20%) Eloqua
13 6 (0.20%) Sprinklr
14 5 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 473 (15.56%) Azure
2 399 (13.13%) AWS
3 228 (7.50%) GitHub
4 187 (6.15%) Microsoft 365
5 147 (4.84%) GCP
6 127 (4.18%) SaaS
7 81 (2.66%) Power Platform
8 72 (2.37%) PaaS
9 60 (1.97%) Serverless
10 55 (1.81%) Dynamics 365
11 47 (1.55%) Amazon S3
12 45 (1.48%) Amazon ECS
13 41 (1.35%) IaaS
14 38 (1.25%) AWS Lambda
15 33 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
16 31 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
17 30 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
18 29 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
18 29 (0.95%) Azure Service Bus
19 28 (0.92%) Azure Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 156 (5.13%) Firewall
2 107 (3.52%) Internet
3 97 (3.19%) DNS
4 94 (3.09%) VPN
5 80 (2.63%) WAN
6 79 (2.60%) DHCP
6 79 (2.60%) TCP/IP
7 71 (2.34%) LAN
8 58 (1.91%) Broadband
9 54 (1.78%) Wi-Fi
10 44 (1.45%) Wireless
11 29 (0.95%) MPLS
12 28 (0.92%) VLAN
13 26 (0.86%) AMQP
13 26 (0.86%) SAN
14 24 (0.79%) VoIP
15 23 (0.76%) Cisco IOS
16 19 (0.63%) BGP
16 19 (0.63%) Wireshark
17 18 (0.59%) Calico
Database & Business Intelligence
1 300 (9.87%) SQL Server
2 185 (6.09%) NoSQL
3 182 (5.99%) PostgreSQL
4 147 (4.84%) MongoDB
5 130 (4.28%) Big Data
6 120 (3.95%) Redis
7 95 (3.13%) MySQL
8 83 (2.73%) Relational Database
9 78 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
10 72 (2.37%) Power BI
11 68 (2.24%) Apache Cassandra
12 66 (2.17%) MariaDB
13 64 (2.11%) Tableau
14 56 (1.84%) HBase
15 48 (1.58%) Oracle Database
16 42 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 41 (1.35%) Hadoop
18 33 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 30 (0.99%) BigQuery
20 27 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 372 (12.24%) Git (software)
2 198 (6.51%) JIRA
3 175 (5.76%) Jenkins
4 111 (3.65%) Cucumber
5 100 (3.29%) Gradle
6 97 (3.19%) Cypress.io
7 95 (3.13%) Selenium
8 88 (2.89%) Eclipse
9 87 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
10 83 (2.73%) JUnit
10 83 (2.73%) Visual Studio
11 81 (2.66%) Protractor
12 65 (2.14%) IntelliJ
12 65 (2.14%) Storybook
13 56 (1.84%) Mockito
14 47 (1.55%) Bitbucket
15 39 (1.28%) SonarQube
16 38 (1.25%) GitLab
16 38 (1.25%) MSI
16 38 (1.25%) WiX
General
1 1,550 (50.99%) Social Skills
2 681 (22.40%) Finance
3 498 (16.38%) Analytical Skills
4 299 (9.84%) Retail
5 218 (7.17%) Banking
6 208 (6.84%) Games
7 205 (6.74%) Marketing
8 191 (6.28%) Presentation Skills
9 187 (6.15%) Organisational Skills
10 164 (5.39%) Law
11 142 (4.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 111 (3.65%) Telecoms
13 93 (3.06%) Legal
13 93 (3.06%) Public Sector
14 73 (2.40%) Influencing Skills
15 69 (2.27%) Manufacturing
16 59 (1.94%) Electronics
17 57 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
18 54 (1.78%) Back Office
19 42 (1.38%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 708 (23.29%) Developer
2 315 (10.36%) Analyst
3 166 (5.46%) Software Engineer
4 148 (4.87%) Consultant
5 143 (4.70%) Software Developer
6 130 (4.28%) Java Developer
7 122 (4.01%) Senior Developer
8 117 (3.85%) Business Analyst
9 90 (2.96%) Junior
9 90 (2.96%) Lead Developer
10 86 (2.83%) Full Stack Developer
11 80 (2.63%) Administrator
12 77 (2.53%) C# Developer
12 77 (2.53%) Designer
13 74 (2.43%) .NET Developer
14 72 (2.37%) Architect
15 71 (2.34%) Project Manager
16 70 (2.30%) IT Manager
17 66 (2.17%) Support Engineer
18 64 (2.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 419 (13.78%) CSS
2 403 (13.26%) HTML
2 403 (13.26%) React
3 384 (12.63%) .NET
4 345 (11.35%) Node.js
5 277 (9.11%) AngularJS
6 235 (7.73%) REST
7 197 (6.48%) Kafka
8 191 (6.28%) RESTful
9 164 (5.39%) Spring
10 162 (5.33%) Web Services
11 124 (4.08%) JSON
12 113 (3.72%) RabbitMQ
13 112 (3.68%) jQuery
14 111 (3.65%) GraphQL
15 107 (3.52%) Redux
16 102 (3.36%) HTML5
17 101 (3.32%) XML
18 100 (3.29%) Vue.js
19 96 (3.16%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 353 (11.61%) User Experience
2 169 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 114 (3.75%) Mobile App
4 105 (3.45%) Virtual Team
5 94 (3.09%) Algorithms
6 85 (2.80%) Linux Command Line
7 80 (2.63%) Driving Licence
8 79 (2.60%) Data Centre
9 78 (2.57%) Client/Server
10 52 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
11 49 (1.61%) Social Media
12 46 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
13 43 (1.41%) Cloud Native
14 42 (1.38%) Data Structures
15 41 (1.35%) Renewable Energy
16 38 (1.25%) Web 2.0
17 36 (1.18%) Animation
18 34 (1.12%) Equities
19 33 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 30 (0.99%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 361 (11.88%) Windows
2 334 (10.99%) Linux
3 150 (4.93%) Windows Server
4 125 (4.11%) Android
5 106 (3.49%) Unix
6 95 (3.13%) Apple iOS
7 56 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 55 (1.81%) Windows 10
8 55 (1.81%) Windows Server 2016
9 51 (1.68%) Windows Server 2019
10 38 (1.25%) Embedded Linux
11 26 (0.86%) Ubuntu
12 17 (0.56%) Mac OS X
13 14 (0.46%) Windows 7
14 12 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (0.23%) Mac OS
15 7 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (0.20%) CatOS
16 6 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
16 6 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 993 (32.66%) Agile Software Development
2 824 (27.11%) Problem-Solving
3 429 (14.11%) DevOps
4 411 (13.52%) Software Engineering
5 348 (11.45%) Mentoring
6 333 (10.95%) Scrum
7 316 (10.39%) TDD
8 312 (10.26%) Computer Science
9 300 (9.87%) Time Management
10 285 (9.38%) Microservices
11 279 (9.18%) Project Management
12 268 (8.82%) Test Automation
13 261 (8.59%) Line Management
14 245 (8.06%) Service Delivery
15 208 (6.84%) Information Security
16 205 (6.74%) Open Source
17 195 (6.41%) ITIL
18 190 (6.25%) Fintech
19 187 (6.15%) DNA
19 187 (6.15%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 605 (19.90%) JavaScript
2 485 (15.95%) SQL
3 423 (13.91%) C#
4 391 (12.86%) Java
5 362 (11.91%) Python
6 222 (7.30%) C
7 181 (5.95%) TypeScript
8 106 (3.49%) C++
9 103 (3.39%) PowerShell
10 96 (3.16%) PHP
10 96 (3.16%) T-SQL
11 80 (2.63%) Bash Shell
12 76 (2.50%) Go
13 73 (2.40%) Shell Script
14 72 (2.37%) Groovy
15 67 (2.20%) Java 8
16 51 (1.68%) ES6
17 50 (1.64%) Ruby
18 34 (1.12%) Embedded C++
19 33 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 592 (19.47%) Degree
2 158 (5.20%) Security Cleared
3 108 (3.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 92 (3.03%) Oracle Certification
5 69 (2.27%) OCP
6 60 (1.97%) SC Cleared
7 51 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
8 46 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
9 39 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 34 (1.12%) CCNA
11 27 (0.89%) Master's Degree
12 24 (0.79%) MCSE
13 20 (0.66%) DV Cleared
13 20 (0.66%) ISEB
14 19 (0.63%) CCNP
14 19 (0.63%) CISSP
15 18 (0.59%) PMP
16 17 (0.56%) PhD
16 17 (0.56%) PMI Certification
17 16 (0.53%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 191 (6.28%) SLA
2 178 (5.86%) QA
3 98 (3.22%) Accessibility
4 60 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 59 (1.94%) GDPR
6 30 (0.99%) Data Quality
7 28 (0.92%) Cyber Essentials
8 23 (0.76%) NIST
9 18 (0.59%) ECSS
9 18 (0.59%) MISRA
9 18 (0.59%) MISRA C
10 16 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 14 (0.46%) PCI DSS
12 13 (0.43%) PMO
13 11 (0.36%) CDISC
13 11 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 9 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 9 (0.30%) GMP
14 9 (0.30%) GRC
14 9 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 292 (9.61%) Docker
2 184 (6.05%) Active Directory
3 100 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 56 (1.84%) HDFS
5 50 (1.64%) Firmware
6 36 (1.18%) Hyper-V
7 35 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
8 20 (0.66%) XenDesktop
9 19 (0.63%) XenApp
10 16 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 14 (0.46%) vSphere
12 11 (0.36%) etcd
13 10 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
14 7 (0.23%) Ceph
15 6 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
15 6 (0.20%) VMware NSX
16 2 (0.066%) Terminal Services
16 2 (0.066%) VMware ESXi
17 1 (0.033%) pfSense
17 1 (0.033%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 220 (7.24%) Kubernetes
2 138 (4.54%) Ansible
3 93 (3.06%) Terraform
4 66 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
5 37 (1.22%) Grafana
5 37 (1.22%) Puppet
6 23 (0.76%) Kibana
7 22 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
7 22 (0.72%) Prometheus
8 15 (0.49%) SCCM
9 13 (0.43%) Data Guard
9 13 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
10 11 (0.36%) Consul
11 9 (0.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 7 (0.23%) Galera Cluster
12 7 (0.23%) Nagios
13 6 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
13 6 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
13 6 (0.20%) Jamf Pro
14 5 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 588 (19.34%) Microsoft
2 151 (4.97%) VMware
3 150 (4.93%) Oracle
4 121 (3.98%) Cisco
5 119 (3.91%) Google
6 74 (2.43%) SAP
7 63 (2.07%) Okta
8 58 (1.91%) Citrix
9 49 (1.61%) EMC
10 47 (1.55%) Adobe
11 43 (1.41%) ServiceNow
12 41 (1.35%) Instagram
13 38 (1.25%) Apple
14 37 (1.22%) IBM
15 31 (1.02%) Atlassian
16 28 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
17 27 (0.89%) HP
18 26 (0.86%) Juniper
19 22 (0.72%) JD Edwards
20 21 (0.69%) Sophos