Period
to 30 March 2020

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 30 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Self-Motivation
UK > England
6 months to
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 102 96 101
Rank change year-on-year -6 +5 -14
Permanent jobs citing Self-Motivation 3,279 4,514 5,380
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.00% 3.26% 3.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.74% 8.23% 8.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2,431 3,449 4,015
Median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.41% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,350 £24,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

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 42,386 54,849 63,729
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.83% 39.63% 38.40%
Number of salaries quoted 32,675 41,796 50,444
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 30 March 2020.

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 30 March 2020. 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 +1 1,269 £57,500 +4.55% 126
South East -10 720 £46,000 +17.95% 121
North of England -7 381 £40,000 +14.29% 115
Midlands -23 323 £45,000 +12.50% 113
East of England 0 318 £48,000 +19.43% 74
South West +19 267 £37,500 +21.95% 51
North West +3 238 £37,500 +15.38% 54
West Midlands -6 233 £45,000 +12.50% 59
Yorkshire -14 125 £45,000 +12.50% 42
East Midlands -48 89 £45,000 +16.88% 54
North East +2 18 £40,000 - 19
Self-Motivation
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 2020, 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 1,026 (31.29%) Agile Software Development
2 829 (25.28%) Problem-Solving
3 754 (22.99%) Microsoft
4 678 (20.68%) Finance
4 678 (20.68%) Degree
5 571 (17.41%) Analytical Skills
6 568 (17.32%) SQL
7 556 (16.96%) Windows
8 502 (15.31%) JavaScript
9 443 (13.51%) Azure
10 440 (13.42%) C#
11 411 (12.53%) Java
12 394 (12.02%) HTML
13 393 (11.99%) SQL Server
14 383 (11.68%) .NET
15 382 (11.65%) CSS
16 345 (10.52%) Linux
17 342 (10.43%) Project Management
18 330 (10.06%) Git (software)
19 319 (9.73%) Computer Science
20 316 (9.64%) DevOps
21 304 (9.27%) Scrum
22 300 (9.15%) Active Directory
23 273 (8.33%) ITIL
24 269 (8.20%) AWS
25 261 (7.96%) Test Automation
26 250 (7.62%) User Experience
26 250 (7.62%) Software Engineering
27 249 (7.59%) Office 365
28 240 (7.32%) Firewall

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 95 (2.90%) Confluence
2 91 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 83 (2.53%) SharePoint
4 61 (1.86%) CMS
5 45 (1.37%) IIS
6 42 (1.28%) Skype for Business
7 40 (1.22%) Apache Spark
7 40 (1.22%) WordPress
8 34 (1.04%) Apache
9 31 (0.95%) WebSphere
10 22 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
11 20 (0.61%) nginx
12 18 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 16 (0.49%) WebLogic
14 15 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
15 14 (0.43%) Oracle Service Bus
16 13 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
16 13 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
16 13 (0.40%) Umbraco
17 12 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 239 (7.29%) Microsoft Office
2 170 (5.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 93 (2.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 49 (1.49%) MS Visio
5 28 (0.85%) InVision
6 27 (0.82%) Adobe XD
6 27 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
7 25 (0.76%) Zeplin
8 19 (0.58%) AutoCAD
9 15 (0.46%) LibreOffice
10 12 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
11 7 (0.21%) Sketch
12 5 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 4 (0.12%) Photoshop
14 3 (0.091%) Adobe Illustrator
14 3 (0.091%) Chatbot
14 3 (0.091%) Maya
15 2 (0.061%) 3ds Max
15 2 (0.061%) MODO
15 2 (0.061%) Revit
Business Applications
1 51 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.73%) Magento
3 22 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
4 16 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
5 14 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
6 11 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
6 11 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
7 9 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
8 8 (0.24%) NetSuite
9 7 (0.21%) Shopify
10 6 (0.18%) OpenCart
10 6 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
11 5 (0.15%) SAP HCM
11 5 (0.15%) SAP Payroll
12 4 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
12 4 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
12 4 (0.12%) Oracle iProcurement
12 4 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
12 4 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 4 (0.12%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 443 (13.51%) Azure
2 269 (8.20%) AWS
3 249 (7.59%) Office 365
4 114 (3.48%) SaaS
5 67 (2.04%) GitHub
6 61 (1.86%) GCP
7 54 (1.65%) Power Platform
8 53 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
9 48 (1.46%) npm
9 48 (1.46%) PaaS
10 41 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
11 38 (1.16%) IaaS
12 27 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
13 25 (0.76%) Amazon S3
13 25 (0.76%) Slack
14 18 (0.55%) Serverless
14 18 (0.55%) vREST
15 17 (0.52%) Amazon ECS
15 17 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
15 17 (0.52%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 240 (7.32%) Firewall
2 160 (4.88%) TCP/IP
3 136 (4.15%) DNS
4 135 (4.12%) Internet
5 134 (4.09%) LAN
6 130 (3.96%) WAN
7 117 (3.57%) DHCP
8 94 (2.87%) VPN
9 76 (2.32%) MPLS
10 71 (2.17%) VLAN
11 68 (2.07%) Wireless
12 64 (1.95%) VoIP
13 53 (1.62%) SAN
14 46 (1.40%) Skype
15 41 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
16 38 (1.16%) Network Security
17 36 (1.10%) HTTP
18 28 (0.85%) BGP
18 28 (0.85%) Remote Desktop
19 24 (0.73%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 393 (11.99%) SQL Server
2 149 (4.54%) Relational Database
3 111 (3.39%) MySQL
4 97 (2.96%) NoSQL
5 66 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 57 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
7 54 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
8 48 (1.46%) Power BI
9 44 (1.34%) Big Data
10 42 (1.28%) RDBMS
11 41 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
12 39 (1.19%) Redis
13 35 (1.07%) Hadoop
14 31 (0.95%) MongoDB
15 27 (0.82%) CouchDB
16 26 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 22 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
18 21 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 20 (0.61%) GIS
20 18 (0.55%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 330 (10.06%) Git (software)
2 189 (5.76%) JIRA
3 140 (4.27%) Jenkins
4 87 (2.65%) Selenium
5 76 (2.32%) Visual Studio
6 66 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
7 63 (1.92%) Maven
8 61 (1.86%) Jasmine
9 59 (1.80%) NUnit
10 57 (1.74%) Karma Test Runner
11 48 (1.46%) Xcode
12 45 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
13 43 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
14 42 (1.28%) TeamCity
15 41 (1.25%) Calabash
15 41 (1.25%) gulp
16 38 (1.16%) Gradle
17 37 (1.13%) MSTest
18 35 (1.07%) Grunt
19 33 (1.01%) Charles Proxy
General
1 678 (20.68%) Finance
2 204 (6.22%) Retail
3 203 (6.19%) Marketing
4 128 (3.90%) Legal
5 94 (2.87%) Telecoms
6 88 (2.68%) Public Sector
7 73 (2.23%) Games
8 71 (2.17%) Manufacturing
9 69 (2.10%) Banking
10 68 (2.07%) Aerospace
11 60 (1.83%) Electronics
12 54 (1.65%) Law
13 41 (1.25%) Automotive
14 38 (1.16%) Back Office
15 36 (1.10%) French Language
16 32 (0.98%) German Language
16 32 (0.98%) Local Government
17 20 (0.61%) Advertising
18 19 (0.58%) Investment Banking
18 19 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 806 (24.58%) Developer
2 450 (13.72%) Analyst
3 230 (7.01%) Consultant
4 170 (5.18%) Senior Developer
5 142 (4.33%) .NET Developer
6 126 (3.84%) C# Developer
7 122 (3.72%) Software Developer
8 119 (3.63%) Architect
9 117 (3.57%) Project Manager
10 116 (3.54%) Junior
11 114 (3.48%) Java Developer
12 110 (3.35%) Software Engineer
13 109 (3.32%) Business Analyst
14 107 (3.26%) Support Engineer
15 84 (2.56%) C# .NET Developer
15 84 (2.56%) IT Support
16 83 (2.53%) Network Engineer
17 82 (2.50%) Support Analyst
18 74 (2.26%) Administrator
18 74 (2.26%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 394 (12.02%) HTML
2 383 (11.68%) .NET
3 382 (11.65%) CSS
4 237 (7.23%) AngularJS
5 203 (6.19%) jQuery
6 181 (5.52%) Web Services
7 162 (4.94%) REST
8 157 (4.79%) HTML5
9 127 (3.87%) XML
10 119 (3.63%) .NET Framework
11 111 (3.39%) JSON
12 108 (3.29%) CSS3
13 102 (3.11%) ASP.NET
14 101 (3.08%) Node.js
15 94 (2.87%) RESTful
16 83 (2.53%) React
17 78 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
18 72 (2.20%) Spring
19 71 (2.17%) SOAP
20 69 (2.10%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 571 (17.41%) Analytical Skills
2 250 (7.62%) User Experience
3 206 (6.28%) Management Information System
4 127 (3.87%) Mobile App
5 111 (3.39%) Data Centre
6 86 (2.62%) Driving Licence
7 84 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
8 63 (1.92%) Algorithms
9 58 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
10 47 (1.43%) Data Structures
11 44 (1.34%) Tandem
11 44 (1.34%) Virtual Team
12 42 (1.28%) iPad
13 41 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
14 39 (1.19%) Smartphone
15 30 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 29 (0.88%) Public Cloud
17 28 (0.85%) Enterprise Cloud
18 25 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
18 25 (0.76%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 556 (16.96%) Windows
2 345 (10.52%) Linux
3 212 (6.47%) Windows Server
4 119 (3.63%) Unix
5 107 (3.26%) Apple iOS
6 103 (3.14%) Windows 10
7 101 (3.08%) Android
8 94 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 92 (2.81%) Windows 7
10 91 (2.78%) Windows Server 2016
11 55 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
12 35 (1.07%) Ubuntu
13 33 (1.01%) Windows Server 2019
14 22 (0.67%) CentOS
15 21 (0.64%) Windows 8
16 16 (0.49%) Solaris
17 15 (0.46%) FreeRTOS
18 14 (0.43%) AIX
19 9 (0.27%) Windows Vista
20 8 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,026 (31.29%) Agile Software Development
2 829 (25.28%) Problem-Solving
3 342 (10.43%) Project Management
4 319 (9.73%) Computer Science
5 316 (9.64%) DevOps
6 304 (9.27%) Scrum
7 273 (8.33%) ITIL
8 261 (7.96%) Test Automation
9 250 (7.62%) Software Engineering
10 231 (7.04%) Analytics
11 218 (6.65%) Project Delivery
12 210 (6.40%) Continuous Improvement
13 209 (6.37%) Cybersecurity
13 209 (6.37%) SDLC
14 196 (5.98%) TDD
15 193 (5.89%) OO
16 191 (5.82%) Time Management
17 174 (5.31%) Decision-Making
18 173 (5.28%) Mentoring
19 172 (5.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 568 (17.32%) SQL
2 502 (15.31%) JavaScript
3 440 (13.42%) C#
4 411 (12.53%) Java
5 235 (7.17%) Python
6 206 (6.28%) PHP
7 194 (5.92%) C
8 125 (3.81%) PowerShell
9 118 (3.60%) C++
10 102 (3.11%) TypeScript
11 84 (2.56%) T-SQL
12 63 (1.92%) Ruby
13 62 (1.89%) VB.NET
14 56 (1.71%) Bash Shell
15 54 (1.65%) VB
16 53 (1.62%) Scala
17 48 (1.46%) R
18 44 (1.34%) Java 8
19 43 (1.31%) Apple Swift
20 38 (1.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 678 (20.68%) Degree
2 152 (4.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 141 (4.30%) Security Cleared
4 103 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
5 84 (2.56%) CCNA
6 76 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 72 (2.20%) CISSP
8 70 (2.13%) SC Cleared
9 48 (1.46%) CISM
10 41 (1.25%) DBS Check
11 40 (1.22%) MCP
12 37 (1.13%) PMI Certification
13 36 (1.10%) PMP
14 35 (1.07%) CCNP
15 33 (1.01%) Master's Degree
16 32 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
16 32 (0.98%) JNCIA
17 30 (0.91%) A+ Certification
18 28 (0.85%) CESG Certified Professional
19 25 (0.76%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 228 (6.95%) QA
2 95 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 95 (2.90%) SLA
3 85 (2.59%) GDPR
4 39 (1.19%) PCI DSS
5 25 (0.76%) NIST
6 23 (0.70%) Data Quality
6 23 (0.70%) NCSC
7 20 (0.61%) PMO
8 14 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 11 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
9 11 (0.34%) Def Stans
9 11 (0.34%) HAZOP
10 10 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 9 (0.27%) HIPAA
11 9 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 8 (0.24%) ISO 9001
12 8 (0.24%) RMADS
13 7 (0.21%) COBIT
13 7 (0.21%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 300 (9.15%) Active Directory
2 130 (3.96%) Docker
3 116 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 73 (2.23%) Hyper-V
5 66 (2.01%) Firmware
6 50 (1.52%) vSphere
7 30 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
8 28 (0.85%) XenApp
9 12 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (0.30%) VMware NSX
10 10 (0.30%) XenDesktop
11 8 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 5 (0.15%) KVM
14 4 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
15 3 (0.091%) NFS
15 3 (0.091%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.091%) Virtual Desktop
16 2 (0.061%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.061%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 88 (2.68%) SCCM
2 78 (2.38%) Kubernetes
3 70 (2.13%) Ansible
4 69 (2.10%) Puppet
5 62 (1.89%) Terraform
6 51 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
7 21 (0.64%) FortiGate
8 17 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
9 16 (0.49%) Rancher
10 15 (0.46%) BMC PATROL
10 15 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
10 15 (0.46%) vCenter Server
11 14 (0.43%) Tivoli
12 13 (0.40%) Backup Exec
12 13 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
12 13 (0.40%) SCOM
12 13 (0.40%) WSUS
13 11 (0.34%) Oozie
14 10 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
15 8 (0.24%) Cisco CME
Vendors
1 754 (22.99%) Microsoft
2 203 (6.19%) Cisco
3 187 (5.70%) VMware
4 150 (4.57%) Oracle
5 102 (3.11%) Citrix
6 94 (2.87%) HP
7 86 (2.62%) Salesforce.com
8 81 (2.47%) Google
9 75 (2.29%) Juniper
10 67 (2.04%) Adobe
11 62 (1.89%) Tableau
12 60 (1.83%) IBM
13 54 (1.65%) Apple
14 46 (1.40%) Dell
15 43 (1.31%) SAP
16 33 (1.01%) Xamarin
17 27 (0.82%) ServiceNow
18 26 (0.79%) SonicWALL
19 24 (0.73%) CheckPoint
20 22 (0.67%) Atlassian