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

Self-Motivation
UK > England
6 months to
30 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 129 107 95
Rank change year-on-year -22 -12 +14
Permanent jobs citing Self-Motivation 1,116 3,932 5,060
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.52% 3.05% 3.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.42% 7.79% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 931 2,956 3,771
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +7.18%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,056
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.29% +4.67%

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 17,376 50,487 60,727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.21% 39.21% 39.63%
Number of salaries quoted 13,955 38,176 46,786
Median annual salary £57,500 £54,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.48% +2.86% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,000 £29,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +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 30 September 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 September 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 -22 426 £67,500 +22.73% 77
South East -35 215 £45,000 - 87
North of England -21 168 £43,000 +7.50% 100
Midlands -11 135 £41,598 -7.56% 73
East of England +28 105 £45,000 +5.88% 32
West Midlands -7 89 £42,098 -6.45% 45
North West -26 87 £42,500 +13.33% 61
Yorkshire +12 65 £45,000 +0.56% 32
South West +3 57 £45,000 +28.57% 42
East Midlands -1 41 £40,000 -13.04% 28
North East +13 16 £44,000 +10.00% 7
Self-Motivation
UK

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 347 (31.09%) Agile Software Development
2 294 (26.34%) Problem-Solving
3 257 (23.03%) Microsoft
4 210 (18.82%) JavaScript
5 208 (18.64%) Finance
6 202 (18.10%) Windows
7 200 (17.92%) Degree
8 197 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
9 193 (17.29%) SQL
10 182 (16.31%) C#
11 161 (14.43%) Java
12 160 (14.34%) SQL Server
13 148 (13.26%) HTML
14 147 (13.17%) Azure
15 146 (13.08%) .NET
16 143 (12.81%) Linux
17 140 (12.54%) Project Management
18 123 (11.02%) CSS
19 119 (10.66%) DevOps
20 110 (9.86%) ITIL
21 102 (9.14%) AWS
22 97 (8.69%) Python
22 97 (8.69%) Active Directory
23 84 (7.53%) MySQL
23 84 (7.53%) VMware
23 84 (7.53%) Git (software)
24 83 (7.44%) Oracle
25 82 (7.35%) Windows Server
26 81 (7.26%) Office 365
26 81 (7.26%) Computer Science

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 41 (3.67%) CMS
2 36 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 25 (2.24%) Apache
3 25 (2.24%) Confluence
4 24 (2.15%) WebSphere
5 21 (1.88%) Apache Spark
6 18 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
7 16 (1.43%) EPiServer
7 16 (1.43%) IIS
8 14 (1.25%) IBM Transformation Extender
8 14 (1.25%) MS Exchange
8 14 (1.25%) Umbraco
9 13 (1.16%) Skype for Business
10 11 (0.99%) Headless CMS
10 11 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
10 11 (0.99%) Tomcat
10 11 (0.99%) WordPress
11 9 (0.81%) nginx
12 7 (0.63%) Kentico
13 6 (0.54%) Drupal
Applications
1 75 (6.72%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.99%) Sketch
5 10 (0.90%) Figma
5 10 (0.90%) InVision
6 6 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.27%) 3ds Max
8 2 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.18%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.18%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.090%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.090%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.090%) Adobe XD
9 1 (0.090%) Revit
9 1 (0.090%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.08%) Maximo
2 10 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.72%) SAP S/4HANA
4 6 (0.54%) Eloqua
5 5 (0.45%) TRIRIGA
6 4 (0.36%) Eikon
6 4 (0.36%) OpenCart
6 4 (0.36%) Shopify
7 3 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.18%) Magento
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 2 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 147 (13.17%) Azure
2 102 (9.14%) AWS
3 81 (7.26%) Office 365
4 44 (3.94%) SaaS
5 37 (3.32%) Serverless
6 28 (2.51%) PaaS
6 28 (2.51%) Power Platform
7 27 (2.42%) GCP
8 26 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
9 23 (2.06%) Dynamics 365
10 17 (1.52%) IaaS
11 14 (1.25%) Amazon ECS
11 14 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
11 14 (1.25%) GitHub
12 11 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
12 11 (0.99%) OpenShift
13 10 (0.90%) Amazon EKS
13 10 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
14 9 (0.81%) Amazon S3
15 8 (0.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 68 (6.09%) TCP/IP
2 55 (4.93%) DNS
3 52 (4.66%) LAN
3 52 (4.66%) WAN
4 46 (4.12%) DHCP
5 44 (3.94%) SAN
6 43 (3.85%) Firewall
7 25 (2.24%) Internet
8 23 (2.06%) VPN
9 22 (1.97%) Fibre Channel
9 22 (1.97%) iSCSI
10 21 (1.88%) Network Security
11 19 (1.70%) Skype
12 18 (1.61%) FTP
12 18 (1.61%) HTTP
13 15 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
14 14 (1.25%) SSH
15 11 (0.99%) Cisco IOS
15 11 (0.99%) MPLS
15 11 (0.99%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (14.34%) SQL Server
2 84 (7.53%) MySQL
3 51 (4.57%) MongoDB
4 49 (4.39%) NoSQL
5 46 (4.12%) Big Data
6 35 (3.14%) Relational Database
7 33 (2.96%) Apache Cassandra
8 27 (2.42%) Hadoop
8 27 (2.42%) Power BI
9 26 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (1.43%) DB2
12 13 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
12 13 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 10 (0.90%) BigQuery
14 10 (0.90%) Flink
14 10 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 84 (7.53%) Git (software)
2 57 (5.11%) Jenkins
3 53 (4.75%) JIRA
4 27 (2.42%) TeamCity
5 23 (2.06%) GitLab
6 22 (1.97%) Selenium
7 21 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (1.52%) CircleCI
9 16 (1.43%) Maven
10 15 (1.34%) Oracle Forms
11 14 (1.25%) Visual Studio Team System
12 13 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 13 (1.16%) Visual Studio
13 12 (1.08%) Bitbucket
13 12 (1.08%) webpack
14 11 (0.99%) Gradle
14 11 (0.99%) Subversion
15 10 (0.90%) Travis CI
16 8 (0.72%) Android Studio
17 7 (0.63%) LSMW
General
1 208 (18.64%) Finance
2 67 (6.00%) Marketing
3 44 (3.94%) Telecoms
4 39 (3.49%) Retail
5 36 (3.23%) Games
6 35 (3.14%) Manufacturing
7 28 (2.51%) Legal
8 25 (2.24%) Public Sector
9 16 (1.43%) Banking
10 15 (1.34%) Law
11 12 (1.08%) French Language
12 11 (0.99%) Aerospace
12 11 (0.99%) Back Office
12 11 (0.99%) Billing
13 9 (0.81%) Local Government
14 8 (0.72%) Automotive
15 7 (0.63%) German Language
15 7 (0.63%) Military
16 6 (0.54%) Front Office
16 6 (0.54%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 309 (27.69%) Developer
2 136 (12.19%) Analyst
3 57 (5.11%) Java Developer
4 53 (4.75%) Senior Developer
5 52 (4.66%) Consultant
6 47 (4.21%) IT Analyst
7 45 (4.03%) .NET Developer
8 44 (3.94%) Architect
9 42 (3.76%) C# Developer
10 40 (3.58%) Software Developer
11 39 (3.49%) Administrator
12 33 (2.96%) Business Analyst
13 32 (2.87%) DevOps Engineer
14 30 (2.69%) Software Engineer
15 28 (2.51%) Web Developer
16 27 (2.42%) Team Leader
17 24 (2.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 24 (2.15%) IT Support
18 23 (2.06%) Support Analyst
18 23 (2.06%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (13.26%) HTML
2 146 (13.08%) .NET
3 123 (11.02%) CSS
4 59 (5.29%) jQuery
5 56 (5.02%) ASP.NET
6 54 (4.84%) AngularJS
7 53 (4.75%) React
8 52 (4.66%) REST
8 52 (4.66%) Web Services
9 50 (4.48%) ASP.NET Web API
10 46 (4.12%) .NET Core
10 46 (4.12%) HTML5
11 38 (3.41%) Node.js
12 36 (3.23%) .NET Framework
12 36 (3.23%) JSON
13 32 (2.87%) XML
14 30 (2.69%) Kafka
15 29 (2.60%) Vue.js
16 23 (2.06%) Middleware
16 23 (2.06%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 197 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (6.18%) Management Information System
3 67 (6.00%) User Experience
4 53 (4.75%) Data Centre
5 40 (3.58%) Mobile App
6 25 (2.24%) Algorithms
7 24 (2.15%) Cloud Native
8 21 (1.88%) Hedge funds
9 15 (1.34%) Public Cloud
10 14 (1.25%) Data Structures
10 14 (1.25%) Virtual Team
11 12 (1.08%) Driving Licence
11 12 (1.08%) NHS
12 11 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
13 10 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
13 10 (0.90%) Mobile Games
13 10 (0.90%) Reinsurance
13 10 (0.90%) Replication
14 9 (0.81%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 202 (18.10%) Windows
2 143 (12.81%) Linux
3 82 (7.35%) Windows Server
4 43 (3.85%) Unix
5 42 (3.76%) Windows 10
6 35 (3.14%) Android
7 33 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (2.69%) Windows Server 2016
9 29 (2.60%) Windows 7
10 28 (2.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 24 (2.15%) Apple iOS
12 21 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 17 (1.52%) AIX
14 13 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
15 12 (1.08%) CentOS
16 11 (0.99%) Windows Server 2019
17 9 (0.81%) Solaris
18 8 (0.72%) Windows 2000
19 5 (0.45%) Debian
19 5 (0.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (31.09%) Agile Software Development
2 294 (26.34%) Problem-Solving
3 140 (12.54%) Project Management
4 119 (10.66%) DevOps
5 110 (9.86%) ITIL
6 81 (7.26%) Computer Science
7 75 (6.72%) SDLC
8 74 (6.63%) Continuous Improvement
8 74 (6.63%) Scrum
9 73 (6.54%) Mentoring
10 70 (6.27%) MVC
10 70 (6.27%) Software Engineering
10 70 (6.27%) TDD
10 70 (6.27%) Time Management
11 66 (5.91%) Decision-Making
11 66 (5.91%) Microservices
12 65 (5.82%) Change Management
13 62 (5.56%) Web Development
14 61 (5.47%) Service Delivery
15 58 (5.20%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 210 (18.82%) JavaScript
2 193 (17.29%) SQL
3 182 (16.31%) C#
4 161 (14.43%) Java
5 97 (8.69%) Python
6 66 (5.91%) PHP
7 55 (4.93%) PowerShell
8 51 (4.57%) C++
9 44 (3.94%) C
10 42 (3.76%) Java 8
11 36 (3.23%) Bash Shell
12 32 (2.87%) Scala
13 30 (2.69%) TypeScript
14 21 (1.88%) T-SQL
15 16 (1.43%) Kotlin
16 15 (1.34%) Ruby
16 15 (1.34%) Shell Script
16 15 (1.34%) VB
16 15 (1.34%) VB.NET
17 12 (1.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 200 (17.92%) Degree
2 71 (6.36%) Security Cleared
3 54 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 41 (3.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 38 (3.41%) SC Cleared
6 33 (2.96%) MCSA
7 28 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
8 25 (2.24%) CCNA
9 22 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
10 21 (1.88%) DV Cleared
10 21 (1.88%) Server+ Certification
11 19 (1.70%) MCSE
12 13 (1.16%) CISSP
13 10 (0.90%) HND
13 10 (0.90%) PhD
14 9 (0.81%) CCNP
15 8 (0.72%) MCP
15 8 (0.72%) PMP
16 7 (0.63%) TOGAF Certification
17 6 (0.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (5.29%) QA
2 57 (5.11%) SLA
3 26 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (1.79%) GDPR
5 12 (1.08%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.90%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 8 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials
8 6 (0.54%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.45%) COBIT
10 4 (0.36%) PMO
11 3 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 3 (0.27%) NCSC
12 2 (0.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 2 (0.18%) GAMP
12 2 (0.18%) GMP
12 2 (0.18%) GxP
13 1 (0.090%) IFRS
13 1 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.090%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 97 (8.69%) Active Directory
2 64 (5.73%) Docker
3 35 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (1.61%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.72%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 7 (0.63%) vSphere
7 6 (0.54%) Varnish
7 6 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.45%) VirtualBox
8 5 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.45%) XenApp
9 3 (0.27%) Firmware
10 2 (0.18%) NFS
10 2 (0.18%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.18%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.090%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (0.090%) HDFS
11 1 (0.090%) IAG
11 1 (0.090%) KVM
11 1 (0.090%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 57 (5.11%) Kubernetes
2 36 (3.23%) Terraform
3 33 (2.96%) Ansible
4 25 (2.24%) SCCM
5 22 (1.97%) Puppet
6 18 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (1.52%) Microsoft Intune
8 9 (0.81%) Prometheus
8 9 (0.81%) Tivoli
9 8 (0.72%) HP Data Protector
10 7 (0.63%) Red Hat Satellite
11 6 (0.54%) vRealize
12 5 (0.45%) Kibana
12 5 (0.45%) logstash
12 5 (0.45%) Nagios
12 5 (0.45%) SCOM
13 4 (0.36%) Istio
13 4 (0.36%) vCenter Server
14 3 (0.27%) cPanel
14 3 (0.27%) Mesos
Vendors
1 257 (23.03%) Microsoft
2 84 (7.53%) VMware
3 83 (7.44%) Oracle
4 63 (5.65%) Cisco
5 42 (3.76%) IBM
6 39 (3.49%) Citrix
7 32 (2.87%) SAP
8 23 (2.06%) Google
9 22 (1.97%) HP
10 21 (1.88%) Juniper
11 18 (1.61%) Red Hat
11 18 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
12 14 (1.25%) Sitecore
13 13 (1.16%) ServiceNow
13 13 (1.16%) Sophos
14 11 (0.99%) Pardot
15 10 (0.90%) CheckPoint
15 10 (0.90%) MobileIron
16 8 (0.72%) Apple
16 8 (0.72%) Nokia