Period
to 22 November 2019

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 22 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Self-Motivation
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 103 95 108
Rank change year-on-year -8 +13 -7
Permanent jobs citing Self-Motivation 3,874 4,959 5,077
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.10% 3.27% 3.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.90% 8.23% 7.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2,744 3,541 3,712
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 49,037 60,285 67,803
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.26% 39.76% 40.14%
Number of salaries quoted 37,559 46,615 50,893
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% -

Self-Motivation
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Self-Motivation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Self-Motivation in England

Self-Motivation
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Self-Motivation in England.

Salary trend for Self-Motivation in England

Self-Motivation
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Self-Motivation in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2019.

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 22 November 2019. 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 -9 1,384 £55,000 - 184
South East +13 1,010 £45,000 +5.88% 176
North of England +11 530 £40,000 +6.67% 194
Midlands -29 420 £45,000 +12.50% 155
East of England +9 292 £46,500 +13.41% 109
North West +28 288 £37,686 +0.50% 112
West Midlands -32 282 £45,000 +12.50% 82
South West -30 230 £37,000 +13.85% 87
Yorkshire +2 221 £40,000 +5.26% 58
East Midlands -18 136 £46,000 +22.67% 72
North East +9 21 £36,250 +20.83% 24
Self-Motivation
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2019, 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 1,163 (30.02%) Agile Software Development
2 1,132 (29.22%) Problem-Solving
3 981 (25.32%) Microsoft
4 845 (21.81%) Degree
5 770 (19.88%) Finance
6 726 (18.74%) Windows
7 715 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
8 669 (17.27%) SQL
9 635 (16.39%) C#
10 597 (15.41%) JavaScript
11 554 (14.30%) SQL Server
12 525 (13.55%) Azure
13 511 (13.19%) .NET
14 460 (11.87%) Linux
15 456 (11.77%) ITIL
16 440 (11.36%) Software Engineering
17 424 (10.94%) Project Management
18 417 (10.76%) HTML
19 403 (10.40%) AWS
20 397 (10.25%) Java
21 396 (10.22%) CSS
22 373 (9.63%) Computer Science
23 368 (9.50%) DevOps
24 336 (8.67%) Scrum
25 332 (8.57%) Python
26 329 (8.49%) Active Directory
27 319 (8.23%) Microsoft Office
28 304 (7.85%) Git (software)
29 297 (7.67%) Firewall
30 287 (7.41%) Office 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
1 125 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 108 (2.79%) SharePoint
3 76 (1.96%) Confluence
4 69 (1.78%) CMS
5 61 (1.57%) Skype for Business
6 57 (1.47%) IIS
7 46 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
8 43 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
9 41 (1.06%) Apache
10 37 (0.96%) Apache Spark
11 36 (0.93%) WordPress
12 32 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
13 24 (0.62%) Tomcat
14 23 (0.59%) nginx
15 17 (0.44%) Umbraco
16 13 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
16 13 (0.34%) WebLogic
17 10 (0.26%) Apache Airflow
18 9 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 9 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 319 (8.23%) Microsoft Office
2 248 (6.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 136 (3.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 71 (1.83%) MS Visio
5 54 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
6 16 (0.41%) Photoshop
7 12 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
7 12 (0.31%) AutoCAD
8 11 (0.28%) Sketch
9 10 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
10 7 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 7 (0.18%) InDesign
10 7 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
11 6 (0.15%) InVision
11 6 (0.15%) LibreOffice
12 5 (0.13%) GNU Octave
12 5 (0.13%) Simulink
13 4 (0.10%) Adobe XD
14 3 (0.077%) 3ds Max
14 3 (0.077%) Maya
Business Applications
1 33 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (0.49%) NetSuite
4 18 (0.46%) Magento
5 13 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
6 9 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
7 8 (0.21%) Maximo
8 7 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
8 7 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 7 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
9 6 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
10 5 (0.13%) SAP BPC
10 5 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
11 4 (0.10%) HFM
12 3 (0.077%) Hyperion Planning
12 3 (0.077%) PeopleSoft Financials
12 3 (0.077%) SAP FI
12 3 (0.077%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 525 (13.55%) Azure
2 403 (10.40%) AWS
3 287 (7.41%) Office 365
4 165 (4.26%) SaaS
5 94 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
6 82 (2.12%) Power Platform
7 65 (1.68%) GCP
8 58 (1.50%) AWS CloudFormation
9 47 (1.21%) PaaS
10 45 (1.16%) GitHub
11 44 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
12 37 (0.96%) Amazon S3
12 37 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
13 36 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 35 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
15 32 (0.83%) npm
16 31 (0.80%) Serverless
17 29 (0.75%) IaaS
18 28 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 26 (0.67%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 297 (7.67%) Firewall
2 204 (5.27%) DNS
3 182 (4.70%) WAN
4 175 (4.52%) LAN
5 158 (4.08%) DHCP
6 145 (3.74%) Internet
7 140 (3.61%) VPN
8 131 (3.38%) TCP/IP
9 100 (2.58%) VoIP
10 94 (2.43%) Wireless
11 80 (2.07%) Wi-Fi
12 73 (1.88%) MPLS
12 73 (1.88%) Skype
13 65 (1.68%) SAN
14 56 (1.45%) VLAN
15 43 (1.11%) Network Security
16 36 (0.93%) BGP
17 32 (0.83%) Broadband
18 31 (0.80%) OSPF
19 29 (0.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 554 (14.30%) SQL Server
2 235 (6.07%) Relational Database
3 177 (4.57%) MySQL
4 83 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 81 (2.09%) RDBMS
6 73 (1.88%) NoSQL
7 71 (1.83%) Power BI
8 67 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 66 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
10 48 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
11 47 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 46 (1.19%) MongoDB
13 41 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 39 (1.01%) Big Data
15 36 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
16 33 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
17 30 (0.77%) DB2
17 30 (0.77%) Oracle Database
18 27 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
19 26 (0.67%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 304 (7.85%) Git (software)
2 219 (5.65%) JIRA
3 154 (3.98%) Jenkins
4 111 (2.87%) Visual Studio
5 96 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 65 (1.68%) Selenium
7 53 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
8 46 (1.19%) Subversion
8 46 (1.19%) TeamCity
9 42 (1.08%) webpack
10 37 (0.96%) Bitbucket
10 37 (0.96%) SpecFlow
11 36 (0.93%) Xcode
12 32 (0.83%) Maven
13 31 (0.80%) NUnit
13 31 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
14 29 (0.75%) MSI
15 28 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 27 (0.70%) Grunt
16 27 (0.70%) gulp
General
1 770 (19.88%) Finance
2 275 (7.10%) Marketing
3 220 (5.68%) Retail
4 153 (3.95%) Telecoms
5 121 (3.12%) Manufacturing
6 120 (3.10%) Public Sector
7 104 (2.68%) Games
8 101 (2.61%) Legal
9 92 (2.37%) Electronics
10 90 (2.32%) Banking
11 86 (2.22%) Law
12 60 (1.55%) Automotive
13 49 (1.26%) Aerospace
14 46 (1.19%) French Language
15 43 (1.11%) Advertising
16 35 (0.90%) Back Office
17 33 (0.85%) Publishing
18 28 (0.72%) Billing
19 27 (0.70%) Local Government
20 26 (0.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 965 (24.91%) Developer
2 486 (12.55%) Analyst
3 212 (5.47%) Senior Developer
4 209 (5.39%) Architect
5 208 (5.37%) Software Engineer
6 203 (5.24%) Consultant
7 199 (5.14%) .NET Developer
8 185 (4.78%) C# Developer
9 160 (4.13%) Software Developer
10 151 (3.90%) Project Manager
11 143 (3.69%) Junior
12 138 (3.56%) Support Engineer
13 131 (3.38%) C# .NET Developer
14 128 (3.30%) Java Developer
15 113 (2.92%) Administrator
16 102 (2.63%) Network Engineer
17 97 (2.50%) Business Analyst
18 94 (2.43%) Support Analyst
19 93 (2.40%) IT Manager
20 89 (2.30%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 511 (13.19%) .NET
2 417 (10.76%) HTML
3 396 (10.22%) CSS
4 265 (6.84%) AngularJS
5 259 (6.69%) Web Services
6 249 (6.43%) jQuery
7 204 (5.27%) ASP.NET
8 173 (4.47%) REST
9 167 (4.31%) HTML5
10 137 (3.54%) Node.js
11 129 (3.33%) XML
12 117 (3.02%) .NET Framework
13 116 (2.99%) React
14 114 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
15 106 (2.74%) CSS3
16 105 (2.71%) Spring
17 102 (2.63%) RESTful
18 101 (2.61%) SOAP
19 96 (2.48%) JSON
20 80 (2.07%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 715 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
2 255 (6.58%) Management Information System
3 243 (6.27%) User Experience
4 155 (4.00%) Data Centre
5 119 (3.07%) Virtual Team
6 101 (2.61%) Mobile App
7 99 (2.56%) Public Cloud
8 82 (2.12%) Driving Licence
9 81 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
10 62 (1.60%) Algorithms
11 60 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
11 60 (1.55%) iPad
12 58 (1.50%) Smartphone
13 56 (1.45%) Cloud Native
14 54 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
14 54 (1.39%) Replication
15 41 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
16 36 (0.93%) Private Cloud
17 35 (0.90%) Data Structures
18 32 (0.83%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 726 (18.74%) Windows
2 460 (11.87%) Linux
3 258 (6.66%) Windows Server
4 173 (4.47%) Windows 10
5 126 (3.25%) Windows 7
6 117 (3.02%) Apple iOS
7 115 (2.97%) Unix
8 113 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 111 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 107 (2.76%) Android
11 43 (1.11%) Ubuntu
12 32 (0.83%) CentOS
13 31 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
14 25 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 24 (0.62%) Windows 8
16 14 (0.36%) HPUX
17 13 (0.34%) Windows Vista
18 12 (0.31%) SUSE
19 10 (0.26%) Windows XP
20 9 (0.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,163 (30.02%) Agile Software Development
2 1,132 (29.22%) Problem-Solving
3 456 (11.77%) ITIL
4 440 (11.36%) Software Engineering
5 424 (10.94%) Project Management
6 373 (9.63%) Computer Science
7 368 (9.50%) DevOps
8 336 (8.67%) Scrum
9 274 (7.07%) Project Delivery
10 273 (7.05%) SDLC
11 252 (6.50%) Test Automation
11 252 (6.50%) Time Management
12 239 (6.17%) MVC
13 235 (6.07%) Mentoring
13 235 (6.07%) OO
14 232 (5.99%) Analytics
15 210 (5.42%) Continuous Improvement
16 209 (5.39%) Migration
17 208 (5.37%) E-Commerce
18 196 (5.06%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 669 (17.27%) SQL
2 635 (16.39%) C#
3 597 (15.41%) JavaScript
4 397 (10.25%) Java
5 332 (8.57%) Python
6 198 (5.11%) C++
7 197 (5.09%) C
8 181 (4.67%) PowerShell
9 149 (3.85%) PHP
10 115 (2.97%) T-SQL
11 106 (2.74%) VB.NET
12 87 (2.25%) TypeScript
13 82 (2.12%) Ruby
14 80 (2.07%) Bash Shell
15 67 (1.73%) Shell Script
16 58 (1.50%) Scala
17 49 (1.26%) R
18 44 (1.14%) PL/SQL
19 41 (1.06%) VB
20 37 (0.96%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 845 (21.81%) Degree
2 178 (4.59%) Security Cleared
3 150 (3.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 142 (3.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 112 (2.89%) Cisco Certification
6 79 (2.04%) CCNA
7 72 (1.86%) SC Cleared
8 67 (1.73%) MCP
9 66 (1.70%) CISSP
10 54 (1.39%) Master's Degree
11 49 (1.26%) MCSA
12 48 (1.24%) DBS Check
13 45 (1.16%) MCSE
14 44 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
15 43 (1.11%) PMI Certification
16 41 (1.06%) PMP
17 39 (1.01%) CISM
18 37 (0.96%) AWS Certification
18 37 (0.96%) TOGAF Certification
19 36 (0.93%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 228 (5.89%) QA
2 190 (4.90%) SLA
3 113 (2.92%) GDPR
4 108 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 49 (1.26%) PMO
6 34 (0.88%) Data Quality
7 32 (0.83%) NIST
8 30 (0.77%) PCI DSS
9 29 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 27 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 23 (0.59%) COBIT
12 19 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
13 15 (0.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 11 (0.28%) FISMA
14 11 (0.28%) HIPAA
15 8 (0.21%) ISO 26262
16 6 (0.15%) RMADS
17 5 (0.13%) ISO 9001
17 5 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 5 (0.13%) MiFID
System Software
1 329 (8.49%) Active Directory
2 172 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 169 (4.36%) Docker
4 98 (2.53%) Hyper-V
5 80 (2.07%) Firmware
6 59 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
7 47 (1.21%) vSphere
8 32 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
9 26 (0.67%) XenApp
10 24 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
11 15 (0.39%) VMware NSX
12 14 (0.36%) vCloud
13 9 (0.23%) XenDesktop
14 6 (0.15%) KVM
14 6 (0.15%) Terminal Services
14 6 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 5 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
16 4 (0.10%) NFS
16 4 (0.10%) Xen
17 3 (0.077%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 126 (3.25%) SCCM
2 103 (2.66%) Kubernetes
3 88 (2.27%) Ansible
4 71 (1.83%) Puppet
5 63 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
6 60 (1.55%) Terraform
7 29 (0.75%) IBM BigFix
8 26 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
9 25 (0.65%) SCOM
10 22 (0.57%) Nagios
11 21 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
12 18 (0.46%) FortiGate
13 17 (0.44%) WSUS
14 15 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
15 14 (0.36%) BMC PATROL
16 11 (0.28%) Oozie
17 10 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
17 10 (0.26%) CSIRT
17 10 (0.26%) vCenter Server
18 9 (0.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 981 (25.32%) Microsoft
2 255 (6.58%) VMware
3 210 (5.42%) Cisco
4 183 (4.72%) Oracle
5 127 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
6 124 (3.20%) Citrix
7 95 (2.45%) SAP
8 76 (1.96%) Google
9 71 (1.83%) HP
10 69 (1.78%) Apple
11 68 (1.76%) IBM
12 59 (1.52%) Juniper
13 57 (1.47%) ServiceNow
14 55 (1.42%) Tableau
15 53 (1.37%) Adobe
16 44 (1.14%) Dell
17 41 (1.06%) Palo Alto
18 33 (0.85%) Atlassian
19 29 (0.75%) Aruba
20 28 (0.72%) EMC