Period
to 21 January 2022

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 21 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Self-Motivation
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 92 136 101
Rank change year-on-year +44 -35 -3
Permanent jobs citing Self-Motivation 3,805 1,410 3,580
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.42% 2.48% 3.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.40% 6.96% 8.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2,117 1,106 2,628
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
25th Percentile £33,750 £34,063 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 45,289 20,255 41,227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.69% 35.59% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 27,299 16,257 32,295
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,500 £30,782
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £39,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 21 January 2022.

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 21 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London +44 1,414 £60,000 -4.00% 213
South East +41 711 £50,000 +12.99% 134
North of England +19 617 £40,000 -1.23% 160
Midlands +38 498 £40,000 +6.49% 133
North West +51 351 £39,322 +3.48% 94
East of England +15 305 £33,500 -10.67% 69
West Midlands +31 298 £37,500 -7.78% 80
Yorkshire -7 219 £42,500 +4.94% 44
South West -4 180 £45,000 - 75
East Midlands +19 174 £37,500 - 51
North East -12 47 £29,500 -34.44% 22
Self-Motivation
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2022, 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 1,973 (51.85%) Social Skills
2 1,245 (32.72%) Agile Software Development
3 1,042 (27.39%) Problem-Solving
4 895 (23.52%) Degree
5 869 (22.84%) Microsoft
6 848 (22.29%) Finance
7 674 (17.71%) JavaScript
8 667 (17.53%) Azure
9 643 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
10 610 (16.03%) SQL
11 609 (16.01%) Python
12 602 (15.82%) DevOps
13 592 (15.56%) Windows
14 540 (14.19%) CI/CD
15 530 (13.93%) Java
16 523 (13.75%) AWS
17 516 (13.56%) Software Engineering
18 506 (13.30%) C#
19 502 (13.19%) Computer Science
20 479 (12.59%) Git (software)
21 438 (11.51%) Scrum
22 426 (11.20%) CSS
23 420 (11.04%) Microsoft 365
24 418 (10.99%) Linux
25 400 (10.51%) HTML
26 397 (10.43%) React
27 391 (10.28%) Project Management
28 389 (10.22%) Docker
29 362 (9.51%) .NET
30 358 (9.41%) SQL Server

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
1 102 (2.68%) SharePoint
2 86 (2.26%) Confluence
3 76 (2.00%) CMS
4 67 (1.76%) Apache Spark
4 67 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
4 67 (1.76%) MS Exchange
5 51 (1.34%) Apache
6 46 (1.21%) WordPress
7 42 (1.10%) IIS
8 33 (0.87%) GemFire
9 26 (0.68%) Umbraco
10 24 (0.63%) OpenEdge
10 24 (0.63%) Tomcat
11 23 (0.60%) Apache Airflow
11 23 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
12 21 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
12 21 (0.55%) EPiServer
13 20 (0.53%) Kentico
13 20 (0.53%) nginx
14 18 (0.47%) SAS
Applications
1 316 (8.30%) Microsoft Office
2 281 (7.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 93 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 39 (1.02%) Adobe XD
5 34 (0.89%) MS Visio
6 33 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
7 26 (0.68%) Sketch
8 22 (0.58%) InVision
9 19 (0.50%) Photoshop
10 16 (0.42%) SPSS
11 15 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 12 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
12 12 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
13 9 (0.24%) InDesign
14 8 (0.21%) Marvel
14 8 (0.21%) Simulink
14 8 (0.21%) Windchill
15 5 (0.13%) AutoCAD
15 5 (0.13%) Chatbot
16 3 (0.079%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 24 (0.63%) Payment Gateway
2 23 (0.60%) Maximo
3 21 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 18 (0.47%) SAP MDG
5 15 (0.39%) Magento
5 15 (0.39%) NetSuite
6 13 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
6 13 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
6 13 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
6 13 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
7 12 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
7 12 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
8 10 (0.26%) TrackWise
9 9 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
9 9 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
9 9 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 9 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
9 9 (0.24%) Shopify
10 6 (0.16%) SAP IBP
10 6 (0.16%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 667 (17.53%) Azure
2 523 (13.75%) AWS
3 420 (11.04%) Microsoft 365
4 198 (5.20%) SaaS
5 142 (3.73%) Serverless
6 119 (3.13%) GCP
7 117 (3.07%) GitHub
8 110 (2.89%) Cloud Computing
9 109 (2.86%) Power Platform
10 101 (2.65%) OpenShift
11 94 (2.47%) Azure Active Directory
12 87 (2.29%) PaaS
13 55 (1.45%) IaaS
14 53 (1.39%) AWS Lambda
15 48 (1.26%) Dynamics 365
16 41 (1.08%) GitHub Actions
17 38 (1.00%) npm
18 37 (0.97%) Azure Service Bus
19 34 (0.89%) Amazon S3
20 31 (0.81%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 201 (5.28%) Firewall
2 144 (3.78%) DNS
3 116 (3.05%) TCP/IP
4 96 (2.52%) Broadband
5 86 (2.26%) Wireless
6 85 (2.23%) DHCP
7 77 (2.02%) VPN
7 77 (2.02%) WAN
8 75 (1.97%) LAN
9 73 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
10 67 (1.76%) Internet
11 66 (1.73%) VoIP
12 54 (1.42%) VLAN
13 34 (0.89%) HTTP
14 28 (0.74%) Network Security
15 27 (0.71%) OSPF
16 26 (0.68%) BGP
17 25 (0.66%) SAN
18 23 (0.60%) SSL
19 19 (0.50%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 358 (9.41%) SQL Server
2 216 (5.68%) MySQL
3 196 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
4 139 (3.65%) NoSQL
5 137 (3.60%) Relational Database
6 128 (3.36%) MongoDB
7 117 (3.07%) Big Data
8 102 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
9 94 (2.47%) Power BI
10 83 (2.18%) Apache Cassandra
11 79 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 60 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 52 (1.37%) Data Lake
14 49 (1.29%) Redis
15 47 (1.24%) Crystal Reports
16 44 (1.16%) Tableau
17 37 (0.97%) RDBMS
18 31 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
18 31 (0.81%) Hadoop
19 30 (0.79%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 479 (12.59%) Git (software)
2 263 (6.91%) Jenkins
3 208 (5.47%) JIRA
4 86 (2.26%) JUnit
5 84 (2.21%) Visual Studio
6 71 (1.87%) GitLab
6 71 (1.87%) PHPUnit
7 59 (1.55%) Selenium
8 54 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 51 (1.34%) Bitbucket
10 49 (1.29%) Cucumber
10 49 (1.29%) Gradle
11 42 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
12 41 (1.08%) Subversion
13 38 (1.00%) TeamCity
14 37 (0.97%) Cypress.io
15 34 (0.89%) webpack
16 32 (0.84%) Mockito
17 31 (0.81%) CircleCI
17 31 (0.81%) Maven
General
1 1,973 (51.85%) Social Skills
2 848 (22.29%) Finance
3 643 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
4 294 (7.73%) Retail
5 257 (6.75%) Organisational Skills
6 234 (6.15%) Marketing
7 210 (5.52%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 191 (5.02%) Public Sector
9 157 (4.13%) Legal
10 148 (3.89%) Presentation Skills
11 125 (3.29%) Games
11 125 (3.29%) Law
12 118 (3.10%) Banking
13 117 (3.07%) Manufacturing
14 109 (2.86%) Influencing Skills
15 72 (1.89%) Advertising
16 71 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
17 70 (1.84%) Telecoms
18 54 (1.42%) Automotive
18 54 (1.42%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 858 (22.55%) Developer
2 525 (13.80%) Analyst
3 280 (7.36%) Software Engineer
4 229 (6.02%) Consultant
5 175 (4.60%) Software Developer
6 143 (3.76%) Architect
7 138 (3.63%) Senior Software Engineer
8 137 (3.60%) IT Support
8 137 (3.60%) Senior Developer
9 135 (3.55%) Support Engineer
10 119 (3.13%) Project Manager
11 116 (3.05%) Java Developer
12 106 (2.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 104 (2.73%) IT Engineer
14 100 (2.63%) Business Analyst
14 100 (2.63%) PHP Developer
15 90 (2.37%) Junior
16 87 (2.29%) Solutions Architect
17 86 (2.26%) .NET Developer
18 83 (2.18%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 426 (11.20%) CSS
2 400 (10.51%) HTML
3 397 (10.43%) React
4 362 (9.51%) .NET
5 295 (7.75%) REST
6 247 (6.49%) AngularJS
7 206 (5.41%) jQuery
8 195 (5.12%) Spring
9 176 (4.63%) RESTful
10 170 (4.47%) Web Services
11 168 (4.42%) Node.js
12 165 (4.34%) Spring Boot
13 158 (4.15%) XML
14 154 (4.05%) Kafka
15 143 (3.76%) JSON
16 126 (3.31%) Laravel
17 119 (3.13%) ASP.NET
18 97 (2.55%) HTML5
18 97 (2.55%) Vue.js
19 95 (2.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 340 (8.94%) User Experience
2 283 (7.44%) Management Information System
3 123 (3.23%) Virtual Team
4 120 (3.15%) Data Centre
5 118 (3.10%) Algorithms
6 113 (2.97%) Data Structures
7 111 (2.92%) Social Media
8 96 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
9 75 (1.97%) Public Cloud
10 69 (1.81%) Cloud Native
11 68 (1.79%) Legacy Code
12 65 (1.71%) EPoS
13 61 (1.60%) Driving Licence
14 59 (1.55%) Client/Server
15 56 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
16 46 (1.21%) NHS
17 45 (1.18%) Mainframe
18 44 (1.16%) Life Science
19 42 (1.10%) Mobile App
20 39 (1.02%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 592 (15.56%) Windows
2 418 (10.99%) Linux
3 231 (6.07%) Windows Server
4 155 (4.07%) Unix
5 146 (3.84%) Windows 10
6 70 (1.84%) Android
7 64 (1.68%) Apple iOS
8 52 (1.37%) Windows Server 2019
9 50 (1.31%) Windows Server 2016
10 45 (1.18%) zOS
11 41 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
12 39 (1.02%) Windows 7
13 29 (0.76%) Ubuntu
14 27 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
15 19 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
16 18 (0.47%) Mac OS
17 15 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 8 (0.21%) Mac OS X
19 7 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
20 6 (0.16%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,245 (32.72%) Agile Software Development
2 1,042 (27.39%) Problem-Solving
3 602 (15.82%) DevOps
4 540 (14.19%) CI/CD
5 516 (13.56%) Software Engineering
6 502 (13.19%) Computer Science
7 438 (11.51%) Scrum
8 391 (10.28%) Project Management
9 357 (9.38%) Full Stack Development
10 346 (9.09%) Microservices
11 321 (8.44%) Analytics
12 317 (8.33%) Test Automation
13 309 (8.12%) TDD
14 296 (7.78%) ITIL
15 294 (7.73%) Mentoring
16 277 (7.28%) SDLC
17 256 (6.73%) Risk Management
18 243 (6.39%) Service Delivery
19 236 (6.20%) Continuous Improvement
20 233 (6.12%) OO
Programming Languages
1 674 (17.71%) JavaScript
2 610 (16.03%) SQL
3 609 (16.01%) Python
4 530 (13.93%) Java
5 506 (13.30%) C#
6 258 (6.78%) C++
7 237 (6.23%) C
8 172 (4.52%) PHP
9 158 (4.15%) PowerShell
10 147 (3.86%) Go
11 136 (3.57%) TypeScript
12 115 (3.02%) Shell Script
13 101 (2.65%) Perl
14 100 (2.63%) Bash
15 90 (2.37%) T-SQL
16 69 (1.81%) PHP 7
17 59 (1.55%) Java 8
18 53 (1.39%) VBA
19 51 (1.34%) VB.NET
20 46 (1.21%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 895 (23.52%) Degree
2 193 (5.07%) Security Cleared
3 152 (3.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 113 (2.97%) DBS Check
5 82 (2.16%) HND
6 73 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
7 68 (1.79%) SC Cleared
8 53 (1.39%) Master's Degree
9 49 (1.29%) CCNA
10 45 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 37 (0.97%) Oracle Certification
12 34 (0.89%) CCNP
13 33 (0.87%) CISSP
14 25 (0.66%) CISM
14 25 (0.66%) OCP
15 23 (0.60%) PMI Certification
16 21 (0.55%) ISTQB
17 20 (0.53%) DV Cleared
17 20 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 20 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 318 (8.36%) QA
2 283 (7.44%) SLA
3 95 (2.50%) GDPR
4 78 (2.05%) Accessibility
5 53 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 43 (1.13%) NIST
7 35 (0.92%) PMO
8 33 (0.87%) Cyber Essentials
9 30 (0.79%) Data Quality
10 21 (0.55%) PCI DSS
11 18 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 16 (0.42%) WCAG
13 15 (0.39%) COBIT
13 15 (0.39%) Good Clinical Practice
14 14 (0.37%) GRC
14 14 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 13 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 9 (0.24%) ISO 9001
16 9 (0.24%) ITGC
16 9 (0.24%) NCSC
System Software
1 389 (10.22%) Docker
2 323 (8.49%) Active Directory
3 101 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 80 (2.10%) Virtual Machines
5 36 (0.95%) Hyper-V
6 27 (0.71%) Firmware
7 22 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
8 16 (0.42%) XenApp
9 13 (0.34%) HDFS
9 13 (0.34%) XenDesktop
10 11 (0.29%) vSphere
11 10 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 6 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
14 4 (0.11%) VMware NSX
15 3 (0.079%) NFS
15 3 (0.079%) Snort
16 2 (0.053%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.053%) VMware Workstation
17 1 (0.026%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 283 (7.44%) Kubernetes
2 209 (5.49%) Ansible
3 124 (3.26%) Terraform
4 88 (2.31%) Microsoft Intune
5 55 (1.45%) Single Sign-On
6 44 (1.16%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 42 (1.10%) FortiGate
8 38 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
8 38 (1.00%) SCCM
9 29 (0.76%) Puppet
10 24 (0.63%) Grafana
11 22 (0.58%) Kibana
11 22 (0.58%) Nagios
12 12 (0.32%) Prometheus
13 10 (0.26%) ZABBIX
14 7 (0.18%) Rundeck
15 6 (0.16%) HP Fortify
16 5 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
16 5 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
16 5 (0.13%) Nessus
Vendors
1 869 (22.84%) Microsoft
2 199 (5.23%) Oracle
3 161 (4.23%) Google
4 138 (3.63%) VMware
5 130 (3.42%) Adobe
6 126 (3.31%) Cisco
7 91 (2.39%) Citrix
8 89 (2.34%) Red Hat
9 86 (2.26%) SAP
10 74 (1.94%) NEC
10 74 (1.94%) Northgate
11 72 (1.89%) Apple
12 70 (1.84%) IBM
13 65 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
14 57 (1.50%) HP
15 46 (1.21%) ServiceNow
16 41 (1.08%) Atlassian
17 35 (0.92%) PayPal
18 29 (0.76%) Xamarin
19 27 (0.71%) EMC