Period
to 14 April 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 14 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Self-Motivation
UK > England
6 months to
14 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 129 106 99
Rank change year-on-year -23 -7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Self-Motivation 1,892 3,103 4,491
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.55% 2.97% 3.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.43% 7.65% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,385 2,223 3,255
10th Percentile £26,500 £25,000 £25,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £43,690
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.00% -2.91%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -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 29,434 40,585 54,660
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.71% 38.90% 39.59%
Number of salaries quoted 21,343 31,768 42,084
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £88,000
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 14 April 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 14 April 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 -11 707 £62,500 +8.70% 128
South East -7 366 £45,000 -5.68% 104
North of England -2 298 £38,000 -5.00% 131
Midlands -16 225 £37,500 -16.67% 93
South West -31 161 £42,750 +14.00% 58
North West -20 143 £36,500 -2.67% 75
Yorkshire +13 137 £41,351 -8.11% 38
West Midlands -32 135 £38,750 -13.89% 66
East of England -42 96 £37,500 -6.25% 57
East Midlands +17 83 £37,500 -16.67% 27
North East +14 18 £45,000 +12.50% 18
Self-Motivation
UK

For the 6 months to 14 April 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.

1 593 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
2 455 (24.05%) Problem-Solving
3 411 (21.72%) Finance
4 400 (21.14%) Degree
5 375 (19.82%) SQL
6 365 (19.29%) Microsoft
7 356 (18.82%) JavaScript
8 330 (17.44%) C#
9 307 (16.23%) Azure
10 299 (15.80%) .NET
11 282 (14.90%) Windows
12 275 (14.53%) HTML
13 268 (14.16%) Analytical Skills
14 245 (12.95%) AWS
15 244 (12.90%) CSS
16 243 (12.84%) Java
17 241 (12.74%) DevOps
18 212 (11.21%) Linux
19 205 (10.84%) Project Management
20 200 (10.57%) SQL Server
21 198 (10.47%) Software Engineering
22 193 (10.20%) Scrum
23 186 (9.83%) Python
24 175 (9.25%) Microsoft Office
25 174 (9.20%) Mentoring
26 171 (9.04%) React
27 166 (8.77%) Node.js
27 166 (8.77%) Time Management
28 163 (8.62%) Git (software)
29 156 (8.25%) Microsoft 365

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 48 (2.54%) SharePoint
2 43 (2.27%) CMS
3 36 (1.90%) Confluence
4 34 (1.80%) Apache
5 29 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
6 28 (1.48%) MS Exchange
7 21 (1.11%) Tomcat
8 20 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
9 17 (0.90%) GemFire
10 16 (0.85%) WordPress
11 15 (0.79%) Apache Spark
11 15 (0.79%) IIS
12 13 (0.69%) Apache TomEE
13 12 (0.63%) SAS
13 12 (0.63%) WebSphere
14 9 (0.48%) Umbraco
15 8 (0.42%) Apache Airflow
15 8 (0.42%) WebLogic
16 7 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
16 7 (0.37%) IBM Transformation Extender
Applications
1 175 (9.25%) Microsoft Office
2 93 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 50 (2.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (1.00%) Photoshop
5 18 (0.95%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (0.53%) Figma
8 9 (0.48%) Adobe XD
9 7 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
9 7 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 5 (0.26%) Maya
12 4 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
12 4 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
12 4 (0.21%) InVision
12 4 (0.21%) Sketch
13 3 (0.16%) OrCAD
14 2 (0.11%) 3ds Max
14 2 (0.11%) Houdini
15 1 (0.053%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 36 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.85%) SAP S/4HANA
4 12 (0.63%) SAP SD
5 8 (0.42%) Shopify
6 7 (0.37%) NetSuite
6 7 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
6 7 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
6 7 (0.37%) SAP CO
6 7 (0.37%) SAP FI
7 6 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
7 6 (0.32%) SAP ERP
7 6 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
8 5 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
8 5 (0.26%) SAP Business One
9 4 (0.21%) Endur
9 4 (0.21%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 307 (16.23%) Azure
2 245 (12.95%) AWS
3 156 (8.25%) Microsoft 365
4 89 (4.70%) SaaS
5 61 (3.22%) GCP
5 61 (3.22%) GitHub
6 56 (2.96%) Power Platform
7 53 (2.80%) Dynamics 365
8 37 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
9 35 (1.85%) PaaS
10 29 (1.53%) Serverless
11 23 (1.22%) IaaS
12 22 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
13 21 (1.11%) AWS Lambda
14 18 (0.95%) Amazon S3
15 17 (0.90%) Amazon ECS
16 16 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
16 16 (0.85%) Slack
17 15 (0.79%) Google Analytics
18 10 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 112 (5.92%) Firewall
2 57 (3.01%) DNS
3 55 (2.91%) WAN
4 51 (2.70%) TCP/IP
5 49 (2.59%) Internet
6 48 (2.54%) LAN
7 47 (2.48%) VPN
8 43 (2.27%) DHCP
9 41 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
10 36 (1.90%) Wireless
11 29 (1.53%) VLAN
12 21 (1.11%) Cisco IOS
13 19 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
14 18 (0.95%) Broadband
14 18 (0.95%) NetScaler
14 18 (0.95%) VoIP
15 17 (0.90%) SAN
16 16 (0.85%) Network Security
17 14 (0.74%) Bluetooth
18 13 (0.69%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (10.57%) SQL Server
2 78 (4.12%) NoSQL
3 62 (3.28%) Relational Database
4 59 (3.12%) MongoDB
5 50 (2.64%) Big Data
6 45 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
6 45 (2.38%) Power BI
7 43 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
7 43 (2.27%) MySQL
8 40 (2.11%) Redis
9 33 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
10 29 (1.53%) Hadoop
11 28 (1.48%) Oracle Database
11 28 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
12 24 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
13 20 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
14 18 (0.95%) Blockchain
15 17 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 17 (0.90%) Tableau
16 15 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 163 (8.62%) Git (software)
2 98 (5.18%) JIRA
3 88 (4.65%) Jenkins
4 58 (3.07%) Visual Studio
5 38 (2.01%) Gradle
6 35 (1.85%) Bitbucket
7 30 (1.59%) Selenium
8 29 (1.53%) Maven
9 25 (1.32%) MSI
9 25 (1.32%) WiX
10 23 (1.22%) Cucumber
10 23 (1.22%) Cypress.io
11 20 (1.06%) GitLab
12 19 (1.00%) Eclipse
12 19 (1.00%) JUnit
12 19 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
13 17 (0.90%) Protractor
14 15 (0.79%) IntelliJ
14 15 (0.79%) Mockito
14 15 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 411 (21.72%) Finance
2 128 (6.77%) Marketing
3 104 (5.50%) Retail
4 77 (4.07%) Banking
5 73 (3.86%) Games
5 73 (3.86%) Telecoms
6 63 (3.33%) Electronics
7 45 (2.38%) Manufacturing
8 42 (2.22%) Law
9 39 (2.06%) Public Sector
10 36 (1.90%) Legal
11 30 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
12 29 (1.53%) Aerospace
13 27 (1.43%) German Language
14 22 (1.16%) Spanish Language
15 21 (1.11%) Back Office
15 21 (1.11%) French Language
16 18 (0.95%) Automotive
16 18 (0.95%) Military
17 16 (0.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 495 (26.16%) Developer
2 202 (10.68%) Analyst
3 108 (5.71%) Java Developer
4 96 (5.07%) Software Engineer
5 95 (5.02%) .NET Developer
5 95 (5.02%) Consultant
6 87 (4.60%) Senior Developer
7 82 (4.33%) Software Developer
8 81 (4.28%) C# Developer
9 62 (3.28%) IT Support
9 62 (3.28%) Junior
10 60 (3.17%) C# .NET Developer
11 58 (3.07%) Support Engineer
12 53 (2.80%) Full Stack Developer
12 53 (2.80%) IT Engineer
13 52 (2.75%) Business Analyst
14 48 (2.54%) DevOps Engineer
15 44 (2.33%) IT Manager
16 43 (2.27%) Architect
16 43 (2.27%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (15.80%) .NET
2 275 (14.53%) HTML
3 244 (12.90%) CSS
4 171 (9.04%) React
5 166 (8.77%) Node.js
6 156 (8.25%) AngularJS
7 137 (7.24%) REST
8 105 (5.55%) ASP.NET
9 95 (5.02%) jQuery
10 93 (4.92%) Spring
11 86 (4.55%) HTML5
12 80 (4.23%) Web Services
13 79 (4.18%) RESTful
14 73 (3.86%) Vue.js
15 72 (3.81%) .NET Core
16 63 (3.33%) Kafka
17 56 (2.96%) CSS3
18 48 (2.54%) .NET Framework
18 48 (2.54%) ASP.NET Web API
19 47 (2.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 268 (14.16%) Analytical Skills
2 136 (7.19%) User Experience
3 97 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 67 (3.54%) Driving Licence
5 57 (3.01%) Mobile App
6 55 (2.91%) Client/Server
7 44 (2.33%) Virtual Team
8 42 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
9 38 (2.01%) Algorithms
10 37 (1.96%) e-Learning
11 35 (1.85%) Data Centre
12 30 (1.59%) Cloud Native
13 29 (1.53%) Social Media
14 28 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
15 25 (1.32%) Web 2.0
16 20 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
17 19 (1.00%) Data Structures
17 19 (1.00%) NHS
18 18 (0.95%) Bitcoin
19 16 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 282 (14.90%) Windows
2 212 (11.21%) Linux
3 105 (5.55%) Windows Server
4 68 (3.59%) Windows 10
5 61 (3.22%) Unix
6 56 (2.96%) Android
7 49 (2.59%) Apple iOS
8 36 (1.90%) Windows Server 2019
9 29 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (1.37%) Windows Server 2016
11 18 (0.95%) Embedded Linux
12 14 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (0.63%) Windows 7
14 9 (0.48%) Robot Operating System
15 8 (0.42%) Mac OS X
16 7 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
17 3 (0.16%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.16%) Ubuntu
18 2 (0.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 593 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
2 455 (24.05%) Problem-Solving
3 241 (12.74%) DevOps
4 205 (10.84%) Project Management
5 198 (10.47%) Software Engineering
6 193 (10.20%) Scrum
7 174 (9.20%) Mentoring
8 166 (8.77%) Time Management
9 156 (8.25%) ITIL
10 147 (7.77%) Microservices
11 143 (7.56%) TDD
12 141 (7.45%) Computer Science
13 138 (7.29%) Analytics
14 137 (7.24%) Test Automation
15 108 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
15 108 (5.71%) MVC
16 103 (5.44%) Stakeholder Management
17 98 (5.18%) OO
18 97 (5.13%) Project Delivery
19 94 (4.97%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 375 (19.82%) SQL
2 356 (18.82%) JavaScript
3 330 (17.44%) C#
4 243 (12.84%) Java
5 186 (9.83%) Python
6 109 (5.76%) C
7 72 (3.81%) TypeScript
8 68 (3.59%) Java 8
9 67 (3.54%) C++
10 66 (3.49%) T-SQL
11 59 (3.12%) PHP
12 53 (2.80%) PowerShell
13 42 (2.22%) VB
14 39 (2.06%) Go
15 34 (1.80%) Ruby
16 32 (1.69%) Bash Shell
17 28 (1.48%) VB.NET
18 24 (1.27%) R
19 21 (1.11%) ES6
19 21 (1.11%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 400 (21.14%) Degree
2 108 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 61 (3.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 45 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 35 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (1.69%) CCNA
7 30 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
8 25 (1.32%) CISSP
9 24 (1.27%) DV Cleared
10 23 (1.22%) MCSE
10 23 (1.22%) PMI Certification
11 21 (1.11%) HNC
11 21 (1.11%) MCP
11 21 (1.11%) Oracle Certification
12 20 (1.06%) AWS Certification
12 20 (1.06%) PMP
13 16 (0.85%) CCNP
14 15 (0.79%) CISM
14 15 (0.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (6.77%) QA
2 76 (4.02%) SLA
3 55 (2.91%) GDPR
4 22 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (0.85%) Data Quality
6 15 (0.79%) NIST
7 14 (0.74%) PMO
8 13 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials
9 11 (0.58%) PCI DSS
10 7 (0.37%) GMP
11 6 (0.32%) CDISC
12 5 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 5 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 5 (0.26%) NCSC
13 4 (0.21%) GxP
14 3 (0.16%) GRC
14 3 (0.16%) RMADS
15 2 (0.11%) Def Stans
15 2 (0.11%) GLBA
15 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 134 (7.08%) Active Directory
2 131 (6.92%) Docker
3 77 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (2.38%) Hyper-V
5 32 (1.69%) Firmware
6 17 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (0.53%) XenApp
8 9 (0.48%) HDFS
9 8 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (0.32%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.26%) vSphere
12 3 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.16%) VMware NSX
13 2 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.11%) pfSense
14 1 (0.053%) Ceph
14 1 (0.053%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 1 (0.053%) KVM
Systems Management
1 120 (6.34%) Kubernetes
2 75 (3.96%) Ansible
3 62 (3.28%) Terraform
4 44 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
4 44 (2.33%) Puppet
5 16 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
6 14 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
7 13 (0.69%) Data Guard
7 13 (0.69%) Grafana
8 11 (0.58%) SCCM
9 10 (0.53%) Kibana
10 9 (0.48%) Prometheus
11 7 (0.37%) Nagios
12 5 (0.26%) Istio
12 5 (0.26%) MIIS
12 5 (0.26%) Packer
12 5 (0.26%) Salt
12 5 (0.26%) Sonobuoy
13 4 (0.21%) Proxmox
13 4 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 365 (19.29%) Microsoft
2 109 (5.76%) Oracle
3 104 (5.50%) VMware
4 80 (4.23%) Cisco
5 65 (3.44%) Google
6 61 (3.22%) SAP
7 49 (2.59%) Citrix
8 39 (2.06%) IBM
9 32 (1.69%) Fortinet
10 30 (1.59%) Adobe
10 30 (1.59%) Sitecore
11 29 (1.53%) Atlassian
12 22 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
13 20 (1.06%) HP
13 20 (1.06%) Palo Alto
14 18 (0.95%) Apple
14 18 (0.95%) Aruba
15 16 (0.85%) Veeam
16 15 (0.79%) EMC
17 14 (0.74%) IronPort