Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Self-Motivation
UK > England
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 95 136 107
Rank change year-on-year +41 -29 -12
Permanent jobs citing Self-Motivation 3,775 1,099 3,797
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.42% 2.47% 3.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.36% 6.91% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2,163 840 2,772
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,184 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £49,820 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.36% +10.71% -2.70%
75th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,375 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.36% +7.50% -

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 45,176 15,903 44,727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.95% 35.73% 35.51%
Number of salaries quoted 27,451 13,266 34,543
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £91,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £54,111
% change year-on-year +4.35% +6.26% +3.07%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +32 1,389 £65,500 +0.77% 235
South East +46 845 £50,000 +17.65% 154
North of England +39 545 £43,250 -0.57% 171
Midlands +27 488 £41,000 +2.50% 145
West Midlands +31 363 £38,750 -3.91% 87
North West +15 263 £42,500 - 91
Yorkshire +19 239 £45,000 +5.88% 58
East of England -11 226 £35,062 -16.52% 70
South West +22 214 £45,000 -10.00% 83
East Midlands -11 115 £42,500 +6.25% 56
North East -2 43 £29,500 -34.44% 22
Self-Motivation
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 1,956 (51.81%) Social Skills
2 1,214 (32.16%) Agile Software Development
3 1,070 (28.34%) Problem-Solving
4 899 (23.81%) Finance
5 894 (23.68%) Microsoft
6 789 (20.90%) Degree
7 692 (18.33%) JavaScript
8 672 (17.80%) Azure
9 627 (16.61%) Analytical Skills
10 562 (14.89%) SQL
11 556 (14.73%) DevOps
12 513 (13.59%) Java
13 508 (13.46%) C#
14 502 (13.30%) Python
15 476 (12.61%) AWS
16 474 (12.56%) Software Engineering
17 457 (12.11%) CSS
18 448 (11.87%) Computer Science
19 439 (11.63%) Scrum
20 438 (11.60%) React
21 437 (11.58%) Windows
22 432 (11.44%) Retail
23 422 (11.18%) HTML
23 422 (11.18%) Git (software)
24 395 (10.46%) .NET
25 384 (10.17%) User Experience
26 379 (10.04%) Service Delivery
27 366 (9.70%) Project Management
27 366 (9.70%) Linux
27 366 (9.70%) Microservices

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
1 103 (2.73%) Apache
2 95 (2.52%) Apache Spark
3 94 (2.49%) Confluence
4 86 (2.28%) MS Exchange
5 79 (2.09%) GemFire
6 75 (1.99%) CMS
7 74 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
8 73 (1.93%) SharePoint
9 50 (1.32%) WordPress
10 33 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
11 32 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
12 31 (0.82%) Umbraco
13 28 (0.74%) IIS
14 25 (0.66%) Tomcat
15 21 (0.56%) Apache Airflow
15 21 (0.56%) nginx
16 20 (0.53%) EPiServer
16 20 (0.53%) Kentico
16 20 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
17 17 (0.45%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 328 (8.69%) Microsoft Office
2 222 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 83 (2.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 44 (1.17%) MS Visio
5 32 (0.85%) Figma
6 28 (0.74%) Adobe XD
6 28 (0.74%) Sketch
7 27 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
8 20 (0.53%) InVision
9 16 (0.42%) Photoshop
10 12 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
11 11 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
12 10 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 8 (0.21%) Windchill
14 7 (0.19%) AutoCAD
14 7 (0.19%) Simulink
15 5 (0.13%) InDesign
15 5 (0.13%) Marvel
16 4 (0.11%) Acrobat
17 3 (0.079%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 34 (0.90%) Payment Gateway
2 33 (0.87%) Maximo
3 30 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
4 29 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
4 29 (0.77%) Oracle ERP
5 28 (0.74%) NetSuite
5 28 (0.74%) Oracle 11i
5 28 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
6 19 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
7 18 (0.48%) Magento
7 18 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
8 16 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
9 15 (0.40%) MetaTrader
10 14 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
11 13 (0.34%) SAP MDG
12 10 (0.26%) TrackWise
13 9 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
13 9 (0.24%) Shopify
14 6 (0.16%) SAP VC
14 6 (0.16%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 672 (17.80%) Azure
2 476 (12.61%) AWS
3 341 (9.03%) Microsoft 365
4 212 (5.62%) GitHub
5 191 (5.06%) SaaS
6 159 (4.21%) GCP
7 115 (3.05%) Serverless
8 92 (2.44%) Power Platform
9 88 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
10 86 (2.28%) PaaS
11 71 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
12 55 (1.46%) Amazon S3
13 53 (1.40%) IaaS
14 51 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
14 51 (1.35%) OpenShift
15 43 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
15 43 (1.14%) GitHub Actions
16 37 (0.98%) Amazon ECS
17 36 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
18 34 (0.90%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 197 (5.22%) Firewall
2 146 (3.87%) DNS
3 113 (2.99%) VPN
4 107 (2.83%) TCP/IP
5 100 (2.65%) DHCP
6 94 (2.49%) Internet
7 84 (2.23%) WAN
8 83 (2.20%) LAN
9 78 (2.07%) Broadband
10 73 (1.93%) Wi-Fi
11 54 (1.43%) Wireless
12 48 (1.27%) VLAN
13 35 (0.93%) VoIP
14 30 (0.79%) MPLS
15 29 (0.77%) SAN
16 28 (0.74%) HTTP
17 26 (0.69%) Wireshark
18 24 (0.64%) SSL
19 22 (0.58%) BGP
19 22 (0.58%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 343 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 232 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
3 182 (4.82%) NoSQL
4 156 (4.13%) MongoDB
5 155 (4.11%) Big Data
6 139 (3.68%) MySQL
7 115 (3.05%) Relational Database
8 111 (2.94%) Redis
9 96 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
10 84 (2.23%) Power BI
11 71 (1.88%) Tableau
12 69 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 64 (1.70%) MariaDB
14 63 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
15 57 (1.51%) HBase
16 45 (1.19%) Hadoop
17 41 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 32 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
19 30 (0.79%) Oracle Database
20 29 (0.77%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 422 (11.18%) Git (software)
2 236 (6.25%) JIRA
3 213 (5.64%) Jenkins
4 111 (2.94%) Cucumber
5 96 (2.54%) Gradle
6 95 (2.52%) Cypress.io
6 95 (2.52%) Selenium
7 89 (2.36%) JUnit
7 89 (2.36%) Sonatype Nexus
8 85 (2.25%) Visual Studio
9 80 (2.12%) Eclipse
10 79 (2.09%) Protractor
11 61 (1.62%) IntelliJ
11 61 (1.62%) Storybook
12 54 (1.43%) Mockito
13 46 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
14 42 (1.11%) Bitbucket
15 40 (1.06%) Subversion
16 39 (1.03%) SonarQube
17 36 (0.95%) WiX
General
1 1,956 (51.81%) Social Skills
2 899 (23.81%) Finance
3 627 (16.61%) Analytical Skills
4 432 (11.44%) Retail
5 277 (7.34%) Organisational Skills
6 273 (7.23%) Marketing
7 206 (5.46%) Banking
8 198 (5.25%) Games
9 184 (4.87%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 184 (4.87%) Presentation Skills
10 181 (4.79%) Law
11 140 (3.71%) Public Sector
12 122 (3.23%) Legal
13 120 (3.18%) Telecoms
14 119 (3.15%) Manufacturing
15 112 (2.97%) Influencing Skills
16 68 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
17 59 (1.56%) Back Office
18 58 (1.54%) Electronics
19 44 (1.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 791 (20.95%) Developer
2 431 (11.42%) Analyst
3 268 (7.10%) Consultant
4 232 (6.15%) Software Engineer
5 178 (4.72%) Software Developer
6 136 (3.60%) Business Analyst
7 124 (3.28%) Architect
8 123 (3.26%) Java Developer
9 112 (2.97%) Support Engineer
10 108 (2.86%) Project Manager
11 107 (2.83%) Senior Software Engineer
12 106 (2.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 101 (2.68%) Senior Developer
14 88 (2.33%) Junior
14 88 (2.33%) Technical Consultant
15 85 (2.25%) IT Support
15 85 (2.25%) Network Engineer
16 83 (2.20%) Administrator
17 76 (2.01%) Designer
17 76 (2.01%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 457 (12.11%) CSS
2 438 (11.60%) React
3 422 (11.18%) HTML
4 395 (10.46%) .NET
5 304 (8.05%) Node.js
6 300 (7.95%) AngularJS
7 279 (7.39%) REST
8 212 (5.62%) Kafka
9 203 (5.38%) Spring
10 201 (5.32%) RESTful
11 194 (5.14%) Web Services
12 173 (4.58%) jQuery
13 139 (3.68%) JSON
14 124 (3.28%) XML
15 114 (3.02%) Spring Boot
16 109 (2.89%) RabbitMQ
17 105 (2.78%) Redux
18 103 (2.73%) .NET Core
19 102 (2.70%) ASP.NET
20 92 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 384 (10.17%) User Experience
2 280 (7.42%) Management Information System
3 151 (4.00%) Virtual Team
4 143 (3.79%) Algorithms
5 132 (3.50%) Data Centre
6 105 (2.78%) Data Structures
7 95 (2.52%) Driving Licence
8 92 (2.44%) Mobile App
9 90 (2.38%) Client/Server
10 88 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
11 80 (2.12%) Social Media
12 70 (1.85%) Public Cloud
13 62 (1.64%) EPoS
14 61 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
15 58 (1.54%) Cloud Native
16 49 (1.30%) Life Science
17 47 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
18 42 (1.11%) Renewable Energy
19 41 (1.09%) Web 2.0
20 34 (0.90%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 437 (11.58%) Windows
2 366 (9.70%) Linux
3 191 (5.06%) Windows Server
4 140 (3.71%) Unix
5 96 (2.54%) Android
6 80 (2.12%) Windows 10
7 72 (1.91%) Apple iOS
8 61 (1.62%) Windows Server 2019
9 57 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 57 (1.51%) Windows Server 2016
10 33 (0.87%) Embedded Linux
10 33 (0.87%) Ubuntu
11 20 (0.53%) zOS
12 13 (0.34%) Windows 7
13 12 (0.32%) Mac OS X
14 8 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (0.19%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.16%) CatOS
16 6 (0.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,214 (32.16%) Agile Software Development
2 1,070 (28.34%) Problem-Solving
3 556 (14.73%) DevOps
4 474 (12.56%) Software Engineering
5 448 (11.87%) Computer Science
6 439 (11.63%) Scrum
7 379 (10.04%) Service Delivery
8 366 (9.70%) Microservices
8 366 (9.70%) Project Management
9 352 (9.32%) TDD
10 344 (9.11%) Mentoring
11 332 (8.79%) Test Automation
12 328 (8.69%) Line Management
13 326 (8.64%) Time Management
14 272 (7.21%) Information Security
15 261 (6.91%) Full Stack Development
16 235 (6.23%) Stakeholder Management
17 222 (5.88%) Unit Testing
18 219 (5.80%) ITIL
19 209 (5.54%) OO
Programming Languages
1 692 (18.33%) JavaScript
2 562 (14.89%) SQL
3 513 (13.59%) Java
4 508 (13.46%) C#
5 502 (13.30%) Python
6 291 (7.71%) C
7 198 (5.25%) TypeScript
8 195 (5.17%) C++
9 135 (3.58%) Go
10 133 (3.52%) PowerShell
11 114 (3.02%) Shell Script
12 106 (2.81%) PHP
13 100 (2.65%) T-SQL
14 88 (2.33%) Bash Shell
15 70 (1.85%) Groovy
16 59 (1.56%) Java 8
17 56 (1.48%) Perl
18 46 (1.22%) ES6
19 37 (0.98%) Ruby
20 31 (0.82%) R
Qualifications
1 789 (20.90%) Degree
2 161 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 111 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 98 (2.60%) Oracle Certification
5 69 (1.83%) OCP
6 68 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
7 65 (1.72%) SC Cleared
8 61 (1.62%) HND
9 50 (1.32%) CCNA
10 42 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
11 38 (1.01%) Master's Degree
12 36 (0.95%) CCNP
13 32 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
14 24 (0.64%) PMI Certification
15 23 (0.61%) CISSP
16 21 (0.56%) MCSE
17 20 (0.53%) CISM
17 20 (0.53%) MCSA
18 19 (0.50%) PMP
19 18 (0.48%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 268 (7.10%) SLA
2 239 (6.33%) QA
3 98 (2.60%) Accessibility
4 74 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 63 (1.67%) GDPR
6 48 (1.27%) Cyber Essentials
7 42 (1.11%) Data Quality
8 34 (0.90%) PMO
9 28 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 28 (0.74%) NIST
10 21 (0.56%) MISRA
11 20 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 18 (0.48%) ECSS
12 18 (0.48%) MISRA C
13 13 (0.34%) WCAG
14 12 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 12 (0.32%) GRC
15 10 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 9 (0.24%) COBIT
16 9 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 326 (8.64%) Docker
2 280 (7.42%) Active Directory
3 120 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 57 (1.51%) HDFS
5 46 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
6 45 (1.19%) Firmware
7 37 (0.98%) Hyper-V
8 26 (0.69%) XenDesktop
9 23 (0.61%) XenApp
10 19 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 15 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
12 12 (0.32%) vSphere
13 11 (0.29%) etcd
14 8 (0.21%) VMware NSX
15 6 (0.16%) Ceph
16 4 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
17 3 (0.079%) Snort
18 2 (0.053%) Terminal Services
19 1 (0.026%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 1 (0.026%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 247 (6.54%) Kubernetes
2 159 (4.21%) Ansible
3 99 (2.62%) Terraform
4 81 (2.15%) Microsoft Intune
5 52 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
6 49 (1.30%) Single Sign-On
7 45 (1.19%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 31 (0.82%) Grafana
9 27 (0.72%) SCCM
10 19 (0.50%) Kibana
10 19 (0.50%) Puppet
11 15 (0.40%) Prometheus
12 14 (0.37%) FortiGate
13 11 (0.29%) Consul
13 11 (0.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 10 (0.26%) ZABBIX
15 9 (0.24%) HP Fortify
16 7 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
16 7 (0.19%) Galera Cluster
16 7 (0.19%) Nagios
Vendors
1 894 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 204 (5.40%) Oracle
3 181 (4.79%) Google
4 177 (4.69%) VMware
5 156 (4.13%) Cisco
6 128 (3.39%) Adobe
7 101 (2.68%) SAP
8 73 (1.93%) Apple
8 73 (1.93%) Citrix
9 67 (1.77%) Okta
10 65 (1.72%) ServiceNow
11 57 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
12 55 (1.46%) EMC
13 50 (1.32%) Red Hat
14 48 (1.27%) IBM
15 39 (1.03%) HP
16 32 (0.85%) Veeam
17 31 (0.82%) Instagram
18 30 (0.79%) Atlassian
19 29 (0.77%) Meraki