Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Self-Motivation
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 100 95 104
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9 -7
Permanent jobs citing Self-Motivation 3,578 4,557 4,934
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.06% 3.25% 3.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.91% 8.18% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2,547 3,242 3,601
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +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 45,243 55,718 63,002
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.75% 39.75% 39.13%
Number of salaries quoted 34,915 42,731 48,801
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -9 1,298 £56,500 +2.73% 203
South East +3 879 £45,000 +12.50% 200
North of England +16 449 £37,686 +7.67% 169
Midlands -22 376 £45,000 +12.50% 163
East of England +5 314 £45,000 +12.50% 96
West Midlands -19 262 £45,000 +7.14% 91
North West +26 254 £37,500 +15.38% 91
South West -7 252 £37,500 +17.19% 90
Yorkshire +9 178 £42,500 +6.25% 61
East Midlands -19 114 £45,000 +12.50% 71
North East -3 17 £36,250 +5.45% 17
Self-Motivation
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 1,065 (29.77%) Agile Software Development
2 972 (27.17%) Problem-Solving
3 876 (24.48%) Microsoft
4 778 (21.74%) Degree
5 702 (19.62%) Finance
6 663 (18.53%) Windows
7 627 (17.52%) Analytical Skills
8 593 (16.57%) SQL
9 556 (15.54%) JavaScript
10 549 (15.34%) C#
11 475 (13.28%) Azure
12 467 (13.05%) SQL Server
13 464 (12.97%) .NET
14 398 (11.12%) HTML
15 394 (11.01%) CSS
16 391 (10.93%) Linux
17 385 (10.76%) Project Management
18 375 (10.48%) Java
19 359 (10.03%) ITIL
20 341 (9.53%) Software Engineering
21 332 (9.28%) Computer Science
22 323 (9.03%) Git (software)
23 321 (8.97%) Scrum
24 313 (8.75%) DevOps
25 306 (8.55%) AWS
26 303 (8.47%) Active Directory
27 299 (8.36%) Firewall
28 291 (8.13%) Python
29 277 (7.74%) Office 365
30 274 (7.66%) Microsoft Office

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
1 114 (3.19%) MS Exchange
2 87 (2.43%) Confluence
3 80 (2.24%) SharePoint
4 63 (1.76%) Skype for Business
5 57 (1.59%) IIS
6 46 (1.29%) CMS
7 40 (1.12%) Apache Spark
8 37 (1.03%) WordPress
9 35 (0.98%) Apache
10 30 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
11 28 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
11 28 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
12 23 (0.64%) nginx
13 20 (0.56%) WebLogic
14 19 (0.53%) Tomcat
15 15 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 15 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
16 14 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
16 14 (0.39%) Umbraco
17 12 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 274 (7.66%) Microsoft Office
2 224 (6.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 125 (3.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 63 (1.76%) MS Visio
5 42 (1.17%) Microsoft Project
6 20 (0.56%) InVision
7 19 (0.53%) AutoCAD
8 18 (0.50%) Adobe XD
9 16 (0.45%) Zeplin
10 13 (0.36%) LibreOffice
11 9 (0.25%) Sketch
11 9 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
12 8 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 6 (0.17%) Photoshop
14 5 (0.14%) GNU Octave
15 3 (0.084%) 3ds Max
15 3 (0.084%) Adobe Illustrator
15 3 (0.084%) CATIA
15 3 (0.084%) Maya
16 2 (0.056%) LightWave 3D
Business Applications
1 49 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.61%) Magento
3 21 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
4 18 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
5 16 (0.45%) SAP S/4HANA
6 12 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
7 8 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
8 7 (0.20%) NetSuite
9 6 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
9 6 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 5 (0.14%) OpenCart
10 5 (0.14%) SAP HCM
10 5 (0.14%) SAP Payroll
11 4 (0.11%) HFM
11 4 (0.11%) SAP FI
12 3 (0.084%) Maximo
12 3 (0.084%) Oracle HRMS
12 3 (0.084%) SAP CO
12 3 (0.084%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 475 (13.28%) Azure
2 306 (8.55%) AWS
3 277 (7.74%) Office 365
4 152 (4.25%) SaaS
5 88 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
6 73 (2.04%) Power Platform
7 67 (1.87%) GitHub
8 56 (1.57%) GCP
9 54 (1.51%) AWS CloudFormation
10 50 (1.40%) PaaS
11 39 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
11 39 (1.09%) npm
12 35 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
13 34 (0.95%) Amazon S3
13 34 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 31 (0.87%) IaaS
15 29 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
16 26 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 25 (0.70%) Salesforce Service Cloud
18 24 (0.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 299 (8.36%) Firewall
2 195 (5.45%) DNS
3 147 (4.11%) WAN
4 143 (4.00%) TCP/IP
5 142 (3.97%) DHCP
6 136 (3.80%) LAN
7 133 (3.72%) Internet
8 126 (3.52%) VPN
9 87 (2.43%) Wireless
10 82 (2.29%) MPLS
11 71 (1.98%) Skype
12 65 (1.82%) VoIP
13 58 (1.62%) VLAN
14 52 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
15 51 (1.43%) SAN
16 46 (1.29%) Network Security
17 39 (1.09%) Remote Desktop
18 34 (0.95%) Broadband
19 32 (0.89%) BGP
20 28 (0.78%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 467 (13.05%) SQL Server
2 193 (5.39%) Relational Database
3 154 (4.30%) MySQL
4 63 (1.76%) NoSQL
5 62 (1.73%) Power BI
5 62 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 59 (1.65%) RDBMS
7 51 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
8 45 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
9 40 (1.12%) Big Data
10 36 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 34 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
12 31 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 30 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
14 28 (0.78%) Oracle Database
15 27 (0.75%) MongoDB
15 27 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 23 (0.64%) Redis
17 22 (0.61%) Azure SQL Database
18 21 (0.59%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 323 (9.03%) Git (software)
2 202 (5.65%) JIRA
3 138 (3.86%) Jenkins
4 95 (2.66%) Visual Studio
5 90 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 57 (1.59%) Selenium
6 57 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
7 45 (1.26%) Jasmine
8 43 (1.20%) Maven
8 43 (1.20%) NUnit
8 43 (1.20%) Xcode
9 41 (1.15%) Karma Test Runner
10 39 (1.09%) TeamCity
11 35 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 34 (0.95%) gulp
12 34 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
13 32 (0.89%) SpecFlow
14 31 (0.87%) Subversion
15 30 (0.84%) webpack
16 29 (0.81%) Grunt
General
1 702 (19.62%) Finance
2 211 (5.90%) Marketing
3 194 (5.42%) Retail
4 134 (3.75%) Telecoms
5 131 (3.66%) Legal
6 117 (3.27%) Public Sector
7 89 (2.49%) Games
8 82 (2.29%) Electronics
9 79 (2.21%) Manufacturing
10 75 (2.10%) Law
11 69 (1.93%) Banking
12 55 (1.54%) Aerospace
13 52 (1.45%) French Language
14 47 (1.31%) Automotive
15 34 (0.95%) Back Office
16 31 (0.87%) Spanish Language
17 30 (0.84%) Local Government
18 27 (0.75%) Publishing
19 24 (0.67%) Billing
19 24 (0.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 897 (25.07%) Developer
2 435 (12.16%) Analyst
3 196 (5.48%) Consultant
4 192 (5.37%) Senior Developer
5 181 (5.06%) .NET Developer
6 170 (4.75%) Architect
7 166 (4.64%) C# Developer
8 165 (4.61%) Software Engineer
9 150 (4.19%) Software Developer
10 148 (4.14%) Project Manager
11 134 (3.75%) Junior
12 129 (3.61%) Support Engineer
13 123 (3.44%) Java Developer
14 116 (3.24%) C# .NET Developer
15 106 (2.96%) Network Engineer
16 101 (2.82%) Administrator
17 97 (2.71%) Business Analyst
18 85 (2.38%) Web Developer
19 79 (2.21%) IT Support
20 75 (2.10%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 464 (12.97%) .NET
2 398 (11.12%) HTML
3 394 (11.01%) CSS
4 246 (6.88%) AngularJS
5 244 (6.82%) Web Services
6 213 (5.95%) jQuery
7 180 (5.03%) REST
8 166 (4.64%) ASP.NET
9 155 (4.33%) XML
10 144 (4.02%) HTML5
11 122 (3.41%) .NET Framework
12 120 (3.35%) JSON
13 118 (3.30%) Node.js
14 103 (2.88%) CSS3
15 102 (2.85%) SOAP
16 97 (2.71%) ASP.NET Web API
17 91 (2.54%) React
18 84 (2.35%) Spring
19 78 (2.18%) RESTful
20 75 (2.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 627 (17.52%) Analytical Skills
2 261 (7.29%) Management Information System
3 234 (6.54%) User Experience
4 126 (3.52%) Data Centre
5 107 (2.99%) Mobile App
6 95 (2.66%) Driving Licence
7 84 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
8 82 (2.29%) Virtual Team
9 62 (1.73%) Greenfield Project
10 60 (1.68%) Algorithms
11 57 (1.59%) Smartphone
12 53 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
13 52 (1.45%) Cloud Native
14 47 (1.31%) iPad
15 45 (1.26%) Public Cloud
16 41 (1.15%) Private Cloud
17 40 (1.12%) Replication
18 37 (1.03%) Enterprise Cloud
19 32 (0.89%) Data Structures
19 32 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 663 (18.53%) Windows
2 391 (10.93%) Linux
3 229 (6.40%) Windows Server
4 143 (4.00%) Windows 10
5 125 (3.49%) Unix
6 120 (3.35%) Windows 7
7 118 (3.30%) Apple iOS
8 100 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 86 (2.40%) Android
10 85 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 37 (1.03%) Ubuntu
12 26 (0.73%) CentOS
12 26 (0.73%) Windows 8
13 16 (0.45%) FreeRTOS
14 13 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 12 (0.34%) Mac OS
16 11 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
17 10 (0.28%) Windows XP
18 9 (0.25%) VMS
18 9 (0.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,065 (29.77%) Agile Software Development
2 972 (27.17%) Problem-Solving
3 385 (10.76%) Project Management
4 359 (10.03%) ITIL
5 341 (9.53%) Software Engineering
6 332 (9.28%) Computer Science
7 321 (8.97%) Scrum
8 313 (8.75%) DevOps
9 244 (6.82%) Test Automation
10 238 (6.65%) Project Delivery
11 236 (6.60%) Analytics
12 231 (6.46%) SDLC
13 229 (6.40%) OO
14 225 (6.29%) Time Management
15 193 (5.39%) Continuous Improvement
16 190 (5.31%) Decision-Making
17 189 (5.28%) Cybersecurity
17 189 (5.28%) Migration
17 189 (5.28%) TDD
18 187 (5.23%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 593 (16.57%) SQL
2 556 (15.54%) JavaScript
3 549 (15.34%) C#
4 375 (10.48%) Java
5 291 (8.13%) Python
6 218 (6.09%) C
7 178 (4.97%) C++
8 174 (4.86%) PowerShell
9 171 (4.78%) PHP
10 107 (2.99%) T-SQL
11 97 (2.71%) VB.NET
12 95 (2.66%) TypeScript
13 81 (2.26%) Ruby
14 61 (1.70%) Bash Shell
15 59 (1.65%) R
15 59 (1.65%) Shell Script
16 51 (1.43%) PL/SQL
17 47 (1.31%) VB
18 42 (1.17%) Scala
19 38 (1.06%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 778 (21.74%) Degree
2 175 (4.89%) Security Cleared
3 137 (3.83%) Computer Science Degree
4 125 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
5 111 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 100 (2.79%) CCNA
7 84 (2.35%) CISSP
8 59 (1.65%) DBS Check
9 57 (1.59%) MCP
9 57 (1.59%) SC Cleared
10 53 (1.48%) CISM
11 51 (1.43%) PMP
12 48 (1.34%) PMI Certification
13 42 (1.17%) A+ Certification
14 39 (1.09%) CCNP
15 36 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
16 35 (0.98%) JNCIA
16 35 (0.98%) MCSA
17 33 (0.92%) Master's Degree
18 32 (0.89%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 228 (6.37%) QA
2 152 (4.25%) SLA
3 110 (3.07%) GDPR
4 108 (3.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 39 (1.09%) PMO
6 37 (1.03%) PCI DSS
7 36 (1.01%) NIST
8 27 (0.75%) Data Quality
9 24 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 20 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 19 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
12 16 (0.45%) COBIT
13 15 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 13 (0.36%) HIPAA
15 11 (0.31%) FISMA
15 11 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 15288
16 8 (0.22%) EMIR
16 8 (0.22%) ISO 26262
17 7 (0.20%) Def Stans
17 7 (0.20%) HAZOP
System Software
1 303 (8.47%) Active Directory
2 139 (3.88%) Docker
3 126 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 91 (2.54%) Firmware
5 76 (2.12%) Hyper-V
6 52 (1.45%) vSphere
7 48 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
8 29 (0.81%) XenApp
9 26 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (0.42%) VMware NSX
11 11 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
11 11 (0.31%) XenDesktop
12 8 (0.22%) vCloud
13 5 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
14 4 (0.11%) KVM
14 4 (0.11%) NFS
15 3 (0.084%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.084%) Virtual Desktop
16 2 (0.056%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.056%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 125 (3.49%) SCCM
2 84 (2.35%) Kubernetes
3 76 (2.12%) Puppet
4 72 (2.01%) Ansible
5 65 (1.82%) Terraform
6 60 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
7 25 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
8 20 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
8 20 (0.56%) Nagios
9 17 (0.48%) SCOM
10 15 (0.42%) BMC PATROL
10 15 (0.42%) FortiGate
11 14 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
11 14 (0.39%) WSUS
12 13 (0.36%) Rancher
12 13 (0.36%) vCenter Server
13 12 (0.34%) Oozie
14 11 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
15 10 (0.28%) CSIRT
16 9 (0.25%) Nessus
Vendors
1 876 (24.48%) Microsoft
2 213 (5.95%) Cisco
3 183 (5.11%) Oracle
4 181 (5.06%) VMware
5 116 (3.24%) Salesforce.com
6 87 (2.43%) HP
7 83 (2.32%) Citrix
8 71 (1.98%) Google
9 69 (1.93%) Juniper
10 68 (1.90%) Apple
11 62 (1.73%) Tableau
12 58 (1.62%) Adobe
13 51 (1.43%) SAP
14 46 (1.29%) Dell
15 44 (1.23%) ServiceNow
16 39 (1.09%) IBM
17 38 (1.06%) Palo Alto
18 31 (0.87%) Atlassian
19 29 (0.81%) Freescale
19 29 (0.81%) Renesas