Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Self-Motivation
UK > England
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 101 85
Rank change year-on-year +3 -16 -1
Permanent jobs citing Self-Motivation 4,475 5,409 5,293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.25% 3.25% 3.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.74% 8.10% 8.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3,206 3,872 4,155
England median annual salary £42,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -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 57,826 66,783 64,676
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.01% 40.18% 40.07%
Number of salaries quoted 44,192 52,758 52,764
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,827 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% -4.00%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -11 1,538 £55,000 - 53
South East +14 1,104 £39,000 -8.24% 49
Midlands 0 577 £40,000 +6.67% 34
North of England -15 571 £34,000 -15.00% 49
East of England +58 393 £40,594 -8.94% 33
West Midlands -21 351 £42,500 +6.25% 20
North West -13 328 £32,500 -18.75% 32
South West -19 282 £31,500 -21.25% 27
East Midlands +40 225 £38,500 +10.00% 14
Yorkshire -5 222 £39,250 -1.88% 15
North East -10 25 £36,250 +38.10% 2
Self-Motivation
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 1,213 (27.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1,136 (25.39%) Problem-Solving
3 1,111 (24.83%) Microsoft
4 961 (21.47%) Degree
5 922 (20.60%) Windows
6 917 (20.49%) SQL
7 779 (17.41%) Analytical Skills
8 692 (15.46%) Finance
9 591 (13.21%) Active Directory
10 585 (13.07%) JavaScript
11 570 (12.74%) Project Management
12 567 (12.67%) ITIL
13 550 (12.29%) C#
14 527 (11.78%) Java
15 521 (11.64%) SQL Server
16 519 (11.60%) Microsoft Azure
17 492 (10.99%) Linux
18 480 (10.73%) HTML
19 479 (10.70%) Computer Science
20 478 (10.68%) .NET
21 471 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
22 464 (10.37%) Firewall
23 456 (10.19%) Python
24 409 (9.14%) CSS
25 401 (8.96%) VMware
26 395 (8.83%) Amazon AWS
27 390 (8.72%) DevOps
28 389 (8.69%) Software Engineering
29 385 (8.60%) Cisco
30 353 (7.89%) Test Automation

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
1 186 (4.16%) SharePoint
2 185 (4.13%) MS Exchange
3 98 (2.19%) Apache
4 92 (2.06%) Tomcat
5 71 (1.59%) Confluence
6 64 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 64 (1.43%) WordPress
7 59 (1.32%) IIS
8 54 (1.21%) WebSphere
9 46 (1.03%) Skype for Business
10 43 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
11 41 (0.92%) CMS
12 39 (0.87%) Apache Spark
13 32 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
14 29 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
15 23 (0.51%) Apache Solr
16 16 (0.36%) WebLogic
17 15 (0.34%) Drupal
17 15 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
17 15 (0.34%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 471 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 213 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 86 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 74 (1.65%) MS Visio
5 51 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
6 23 (0.51%) AutoCAD
7 22 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
8 15 (0.34%) Photoshop
9 11 (0.25%) Chatbot
10 9 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 7 (0.16%) InfoPath
12 6 (0.13%) Acrobat
12 6 (0.13%) SPSS
13 5 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
13 5 (0.11%) SPSS Modeler
14 4 (0.089%) Revit
15 3 (0.067%) Adobe After Effects
15 3 (0.067%) InVision
16 2 (0.045%) Pro/ENGINEER
16 2 (0.045%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 51 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.54%) SAP S/4HANA
3 20 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 20 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
4 18 (0.40%) Magento
5 17 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
6 16 (0.36%) Maximo
6 16 (0.36%) SAP ERP
7 13 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
8 11 (0.25%) Oracle Payroll
9 10 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
9 10 (0.22%) NetSuite
9 10 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
10 9 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
11 6 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
11 6 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
11 6 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
12 5 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
13 4 (0.089%) SAP CO
13 4 (0.089%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 519 (11.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 395 (8.83%) Amazon AWS
3 323 (7.22%) Office 365
4 150 (3.35%) SaaS
5 98 (2.19%) PaaS
6 79 (1.77%) IaaS
7 73 (1.63%) Amazon S3
8 61 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
9 60 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
10 53 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
11 50 (1.12%) Serverless
12 43 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
13 42 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
14 37 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 37 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 28 (0.63%) GitHub
16 26 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
17 24 (0.54%) OpenShift
18 21 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
18 21 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 464 (10.37%) Firewall
2 276 (6.17%) DNS
3 274 (6.12%) TCP/IP
4 241 (5.39%) WAN
5 231 (5.16%) LAN
6 211 (4.72%) DHCP
7 165 (3.69%) Internet
8 162 (3.62%) VPN
9 121 (2.70%) VoIP
9 121 (2.70%) Wireless
10 104 (2.32%) OSPF
10 104 (2.32%) SAN
11 101 (2.26%) Network Security
12 89 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
13 78 (1.74%) BGP
13 78 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
14 64 (1.43%) HTTP
15 60 (1.34%) Unified Communications
16 58 (1.30%) Ethernet
17 56 (1.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 521 (11.64%) SQL Server
2 185 (4.13%) MySQL
3 135 (3.02%) Relational Database
4 105 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
5 103 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 97 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 72 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
8 69 (1.54%) NoSQL
9 58 (1.30%) MongoDB
9 58 (1.30%) Power BI
10 53 (1.18%) Big Data
11 51 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
12 45 (1.01%) Hadoop
13 44 (0.98%) QlikView
14 42 (0.94%) DB2
15 40 (0.89%) Blockchain
16 38 (0.85%) Oracle Database
17 35 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 35 (0.78%) Neo4j
17 35 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 341 (7.62%) Git (software)
2 165 (3.69%) Jenkins
3 155 (3.46%) JIRA
4 107 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 78 (1.74%) Selenium
6 77 (1.72%) Visual Studio
7 63 (1.41%) Maven
8 59 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
9 57 (1.27%) GitLab
10 56 (1.25%) Subversion
11 46 (1.03%) TeamCity
12 38 (0.85%) Vagrant
13 34 (0.76%) Gradle
14 32 (0.72%) Cucumber
15 28 (0.63%) Bitbucket
16 26 (0.58%) JUnit
16 26 (0.58%) WebDriver
17 21 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 20 (0.45%) Ant
18 20 (0.45%) Hudson
General
1 692 (15.46%) Finance
2 310 (6.93%) Retail
3 250 (5.59%) Marketing
4 180 (4.02%) Telecoms
5 108 (2.41%) Banking
6 100 (2.23%) Electronics
7 90 (2.01%) Advertising
8 84 (1.88%) Manufacturing
9 81 (1.81%) Games
10 74 (1.65%) Billing
11 70 (1.56%) Law
12 53 (1.18%) Legal
12 53 (1.18%) Publishing
13 48 (1.07%) Back Office
14 36 (0.80%) Local Government
15 32 (0.72%) Retail Banking
16 25 (0.56%) Investment Banking
17 24 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
18 21 (0.47%) Aerospace
19 20 (0.45%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1,020 (22.79%) Developer
2 677 (15.13%) Analyst
3 276 (6.17%) Consultant
4 251 (5.61%) Architect
5 195 (4.36%) Support Analyst
6 194 (4.34%) .NET Developer
7 188 (4.20%) C# Developer
8 179 (4.00%) Support Engineer
9 177 (3.96%) Java Developer
10 176 (3.93%) Project Manager
11 174 (3.89%) Junior
12 155 (3.46%) Senior Developer
13 133 (2.97%) Software Engineer
14 125 (2.79%) Business Analyst
15 124 (2.77%) Software Developer
16 113 (2.53%) Network Engineer
17 108 (2.41%) Solutions Architect
18 106 (2.37%) IT Support
19 104 (2.32%) C# .NET Developer
20 99 (2.21%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 480 (10.73%) HTML
2 478 (10.68%) .NET
3 409 (9.14%) CSS
4 317 (7.08%) Web Services
5 235 (5.25%) ASP.NET
6 231 (5.16%) AngularJS
7 220 (4.92%) jQuery
8 180 (4.02%) Node.js
9 158 (3.53%) HTML5
9 158 (3.53%) REST
10 143 (3.20%) React
11 141 (3.15%) XML
12 136 (3.04%) .NET Framework
13 132 (2.95%) JSON
14 121 (2.70%) Spring
15 116 (2.59%) Vue.js
16 97 (2.17%) RESTful
17 96 (2.15%) ASP.NET MVC
18 86 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 84 (1.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 779 (17.41%) Analytical Skills
2 302 (6.75%) Data Centre
3 196 (4.38%) User Experience
4 191 (4.27%) Management Information System
5 154 (3.44%) Public Cloud
6 108 (2.41%) Virtual Team
7 94 (2.10%) Algorithms
8 91 (2.03%) Driving Licence
9 88 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
10 84 (1.88%) Fintech
11 82 (1.83%) Hybrid Cloud
12 74 (1.65%) Mobile App
13 65 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
14 55 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
15 47 (1.05%) Clustering
16 41 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
17 40 (0.89%) Data Structures
17 40 (0.89%) NHS
18 39 (0.87%) CMDB
19 37 (0.83%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 922 (20.60%) Windows
2 492 (10.99%) Linux
3 292 (6.53%) Windows Server
4 203 (4.54%) Windows 10
5 170 (3.80%) Windows 7
6 142 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 134 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 121 (2.70%) Android
9 89 (1.99%) Unix
10 85 (1.90%) Apple iOS
11 47 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
12 43 (0.96%) Windows 8
13 33 (0.74%) Ubuntu
14 31 (0.69%) Windows XP
15 30 (0.67%) AIX
16 27 (0.60%) CentOS
16 27 (0.60%) Mac OS X
17 22 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 19 (0.42%) Windows 2000
19 15 (0.34%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,213 (27.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1,136 (25.39%) Problem-Solving
3 570 (12.74%) Project Management
4 567 (12.67%) ITIL
5 479 (10.70%) Computer Science
6 390 (8.72%) DevOps
7 389 (8.69%) Software Engineering
8 353 (7.89%) Test Automation
9 349 (7.80%) Scrum
10 316 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 310 (6.93%) Continuous Improvement
12 307 (6.86%) Mentoring
13 297 (6.64%) Analytics
14 289 (6.46%) SDLC
15 282 (6.30%) MVC
16 268 (5.99%) Service Delivery
17 254 (5.68%) Time Management
18 240 (5.36%) Service Management
19 239 (5.34%) TDD
20 228 (5.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 917 (20.49%) SQL
2 585 (13.07%) JavaScript
3 550 (12.29%) C#
4 527 (11.78%) Java
5 456 (10.19%) Python
6 269 (6.01%) PowerShell
7 265 (5.92%) C++
8 214 (4.78%) PHP
9 211 (4.72%) C
10 128 (2.86%) Ruby
11 117 (2.61%) T-SQL
12 111 (2.48%) Bash Shell
13 88 (1.97%) Go
14 81 (1.81%) Perl
15 63 (1.41%) PL/SQL
16 61 (1.36%) VB
17 57 (1.27%) Kotlin
18 52 (1.16%) VB.NET
19 49 (1.09%) VBA
20 47 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 961 (21.47%) Degree
2 297 (6.64%) Security Cleared
3 200 (4.47%) SC Cleared
4 178 (3.98%) Computer Science Degree
5 172 (3.84%) Cisco Certification
6 129 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 125 (2.79%) ITIL Certification
8 112 (2.50%) CCNA
9 99 (2.21%) DV Cleared
10 97 (2.17%) CCNP
11 81 (1.81%) MCSE
12 79 (1.77%) Master's Degree
13 68 (1.52%) CISSP
14 51 (1.14%) PMI Certification
15 49 (1.09%) PMP
16 45 (1.01%) MCP
17 38 (0.85%) ISTQB
18 34 (0.76%) PhD
19 33 (0.74%) CISM
19 33 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 242 (5.41%) QA
2 205 (4.58%) SLA
3 182 (4.07%) GDPR
4 169 (3.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 63 (1.41%) PMO
6 57 (1.27%) Cyber Essentials
7 54 (1.21%) PCI DSS
8 45 (1.01%) Data Quality
9 43 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 32 (0.72%) HIPAA
11 19 (0.42%) COBIT
12 16 (0.36%) GPG13
12 16 (0.36%) ISO 9001
13 11 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 11 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 8 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 5 (0.11%) COSO
16 3 (0.067%) NIST 800
17 2 (0.045%) ISO 20022
17 2 (0.045%) PSD2
System Software
1 591 (13.21%) Active Directory
2 301 (6.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 265 (5.92%) Docker
4 162 (3.62%) Hyper-V
5 77 (1.72%) XenApp
6 66 (1.47%) vSphere
7 50 (1.12%) XenDesktop
8 37 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
9 36 (0.80%) VirtualBox
10 31 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
11 26 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
12 23 (0.51%) Terminal Services
12 23 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
13 18 (0.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 18 (0.40%) VMware NSX
14 16 (0.36%) NFS
15 15 (0.34%) vCloud
15 15 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
16 12 (0.27%) Firmware
17 7 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 222 (4.96%) Ansible
2 158 (3.53%) SCCM
3 121 (2.70%) Kubernetes
4 113 (2.53%) Puppet
5 86 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
6 47 (1.05%) Terraform
7 46 (1.03%) SCOM
8 41 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
9 34 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
10 30 (0.67%) Stealthwatch
10 30 (0.67%) WSUS
11 24 (0.54%) Nagios
12 23 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
12 23 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
13 22 (0.49%) FortiGate
13 22 (0.49%) SCVMM
14 21 (0.47%) Tivoli
14 21 (0.47%) vCenter Server
15 18 (0.40%) Salt
16 14 (0.31%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1,111 (24.83%) Microsoft
2 401 (8.96%) VMware
3 385 (8.60%) Cisco
4 265 (5.92%) Oracle
5 216 (4.83%) Citrix
6 169 (3.78%) HP
7 144 (3.22%) CheckPoint
8 134 (2.99%) SAP
9 130 (2.91%) IBM
10 96 (2.15%) Dell
11 91 (2.03%) Symantec
12 89 (1.99%) Google
13 85 (1.90%) Juniper
14 83 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
15 81 (1.81%) Adobe
16 80 (1.79%) Palo Alto
17 69 (1.54%) Red Hat
18 63 (1.41%) Apple
19 62 (1.39%) McAfee
19 62 (1.39%) SolarWinds