Period
to 7 July 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 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Self-Motivation
UK > England
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 112 104 93
Rank change year-on-year -8 -11 -1
Permanent jobs citing Self-Motivation 2,028 4,283 5,630
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.80% 3.15% 3.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.10% 7.99% 8.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,582 3,265 4,115
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -2.17% +13.94%
10th Percentile £26,500 £25,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £82,375 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -1.10% +10.98%

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 28,545 53,636 65,435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.35% 39.45% 39.18%
Number of salaries quoted 22,266 40,551 50,634
Median annual salary £55,456 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.63% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,825 £28,589
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +1 816 £60,000 +9.09% 46
South East -35 381 £45,000 +5.88% 36
North of England -13 260 £41,500 +10.67% 53
Midlands -25 209 £46,799 +10.12% 36
East of England +31 203 £50,000 +17.65% 20
South West +44 156 £37,500 +10.29% 34
North West -15 155 £40,000 +23.08% 32
West Midlands -8 144 £46,500 +9.41% 24
Yorkshire +22 89 £45,000 +5.88% 18
East Midlands -27 59 £46,799 +10.12% 11
North East +13 16 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Self-Motivation
UK

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 636 (31.36%) Agile Software Development
2 513 (25.30%) Problem-Solving
3 418 (20.61%) Degree
4 417 (20.56%) Microsoft
5 388 (19.13%) SQL
6 373 (18.39%) Finance
7 359 (17.70%) Windows
8 344 (16.96%) Analytical Skills
9 313 (15.43%) JavaScript
10 274 (13.51%) Java
11 271 (13.36%) Azure
12 265 (13.07%) HTML
13 262 (12.92%) C#
14 244 (12.03%) SQL Server
15 230 (11.34%) .NET
16 222 (10.95%) DevOps
17 219 (10.80%) Linux
18 217 (10.70%) Project Management
19 213 (10.50%) CSS
20 212 (10.45%) Active Directory
21 194 (9.57%) AWS
22 183 (9.02%) ITIL
23 180 (8.88%) Computer Science
24 179 (8.83%) Git (software)
25 164 (8.09%) Scrum
26 158 (7.79%) User Experience
27 154 (7.59%) Windows Server
27 154 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
28 151 (7.45%) Test Automation
29 145 (7.15%) Python

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 57 (2.81%) SharePoint
2 53 (2.61%) Confluence
3 49 (2.42%) CMS
4 47 (2.32%) MS Exchange
5 38 (1.87%) WebSphere
6 27 (1.33%) Apache Spark
7 25 (1.23%) IIS
8 23 (1.13%) Apache
9 19 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
10 18 (0.89%) WordPress
11 17 (0.84%) EPiServer
12 16 (0.79%) IBM Transformation Extender
13 15 (0.74%) Tomcat
14 13 (0.64%) Skype for Business
15 11 (0.54%) Umbraco
16 10 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
17 9 (0.44%) Apache Airflow
18 8 (0.39%) MQSeries
19 7 (0.35%) nginx
19 7 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 132 (6.51%) Microsoft Office
2 90 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 48 (2.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.49%) InVision
6 9 (0.44%) Adobe XD
6 9 (0.44%) Zeplin
7 7 (0.35%) AutoCAD
7 7 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
9 5 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.20%) Chatbot
10 4 (0.20%) LibreOffice
11 3 (0.15%) 3ds Max
11 3 (0.15%) Revit
11 3 (0.15%) Sketch
11 3 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
12 2 (0.099%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.099%) Photoshop
13 1 (0.049%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 27 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.54%) Payment Gateway
3 10 (0.49%) Magento
4 9 (0.44%) Shopify
5 8 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (0.39%) Maximo
6 7 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
7 6 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.30%) Eloqua
8 5 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
8 5 (0.25%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.20%) Eikon
9 4 (0.20%) OpenCart
9 4 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
9 4 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (0.20%) Oracle iProcurement
9 4 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 271 (13.36%) Azure
2 194 (9.57%) AWS
3 139 (6.85%) Office 365
4 74 (3.65%) SaaS
5 53 (2.61%) GCP
6 44 (2.17%) Serverless
7 38 (1.87%) Power Platform
8 36 (1.78%) PaaS
9 35 (1.73%) IaaS
10 31 (1.53%) GitHub
11 30 (1.48%) AWS Lambda
12 24 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
13 22 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
14 20 (0.99%) npm
15 19 (0.94%) Amazon S3
16 16 (0.79%) OpenShift
17 14 (0.69%) Amazon SQS
18 13 (0.64%) Azure Data Factory
19 12 (0.59%) Amazon ECS
19 12 (0.59%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 122 (6.02%) TCP/IP
2 119 (5.87%) Firewall
3 101 (4.98%) LAN
4 95 (4.68%) WAN
5 91 (4.49%) DNS
6 87 (4.29%) DHCP
7 78 (3.85%) Internet
8 53 (2.61%) SAN
9 46 (2.27%) Wireless
10 42 (2.07%) VPN
11 38 (1.87%) MPLS
12 37 (1.82%) VLAN
12 37 (1.82%) VoIP
13 28 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
14 27 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
15 26 (1.28%) iSCSI
15 26 (1.28%) Network Security
16 22 (1.08%) FTP
17 20 (0.99%) HTTP
18 19 (0.94%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (12.03%) SQL Server
2 94 (4.64%) NoSQL
3 88 (4.34%) MySQL
4 67 (3.30%) Relational Database
5 51 (2.51%) MongoDB
6 45 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
7 40 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 39 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
9 38 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
9 38 (1.87%) Power BI
10 33 (1.63%) Big Data
11 30 (1.48%) Hadoop
12 29 (1.43%) RDBMS
13 23 (1.13%) Redis
14 20 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 17 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 16 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
17 14 (0.69%) CouchDB
17 14 (0.69%) Data Lake
18 12 (0.59%) GIS
Development Applications
1 179 (8.83%) Git (software)
2 115 (5.67%) JIRA
3 92 (4.54%) Jenkins
4 59 (2.91%) Selenium
5 39 (1.92%) Maven
6 37 (1.82%) TeamCity
7 36 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 30 (1.48%) NUnit
8 30 (1.48%) Visual Studio
9 23 (1.13%) Xcode
10 22 (1.08%) Gradle
11 21 (1.04%) Calabash
12 20 (0.99%) Cucumber
12 20 (0.99%) MSTest
13 19 (0.94%) Jasmine
13 19 (0.94%) Karma Test Runner
13 19 (0.94%) Visual Studio Team System
14 16 (0.79%) Charles Proxy
15 15 (0.74%) Bitbucket
15 15 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 373 (18.39%) Finance
2 138 (6.80%) Marketing
3 111 (5.47%) Retail
4 61 (3.01%) Telecoms
5 54 (2.66%) Legal
6 52 (2.56%) Manufacturing
7 48 (2.37%) Games
8 43 (2.12%) Public Sector
9 42 (2.07%) Banking
10 36 (1.78%) Aerospace
11 31 (1.53%) Law
12 27 (1.33%) French Language
13 25 (1.23%) German Language
13 25 (1.23%) Local Government
14 23 (1.13%) Back Office
15 19 (0.94%) Electronics
16 17 (0.84%) Automotive
17 13 (0.64%) Military
18 12 (0.59%) Publishing
19 11 (0.54%) Billing
Job Titles
1 499 (24.61%) Developer
2 276 (13.61%) Analyst
3 133 (6.56%) Consultant
4 98 (4.83%) Senior Developer
5 76 (3.75%) Java Developer
6 70 (3.45%) .NET Developer
6 70 (3.45%) Support Analyst
7 68 (3.35%) Project Manager
8 61 (3.01%) Business Analyst
9 57 (2.81%) IT Analyst
10 56 (2.76%) Architect
10 56 (2.76%) Junior
10 56 (2.76%) Software Developer
11 52 (2.56%) IT Support
12 51 (2.51%) PHP Developer
13 50 (2.47%) Support Engineer
14 46 (2.27%) Network Engineer
15 45 (2.22%) Applications Support
15 45 (2.22%) C# Developer
16 43 (2.12%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (13.07%) HTML
2 230 (11.34%) .NET
3 213 (10.50%) CSS
4 138 (6.80%) AngularJS
5 118 (5.82%) jQuery
6 98 (4.83%) REST
7 94 (4.64%) HTML5
8 88 (4.34%) Web Services
9 71 (3.50%) React
10 68 (3.35%) .NET Framework
11 67 (3.30%) .NET Core
12 63 (3.11%) RESTful
13 60 (2.96%) XML
14 54 (2.66%) ASP.NET Web API
15 50 (2.47%) Node.js
16 49 (2.42%) ASP.NET
16 49 (2.42%) JSON
17 47 (2.32%) CSS3
18 41 (2.02%) Kafka
19 38 (1.87%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 344 (16.96%) Analytical Skills
2 158 (7.79%) User Experience
3 105 (5.18%) Management Information System
4 89 (4.39%) Data Centre
5 86 (4.24%) Mobile App
6 44 (2.17%) Driving Licence
7 43 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
8 36 (1.78%) Data Structures
9 35 (1.73%) Algorithms
10 32 (1.58%) Greenfield Project
11 31 (1.53%) Tandem
12 29 (1.43%) Virtual Team
13 26 (1.28%) Public Cloud
14 21 (1.04%) Mainframe
15 18 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
15 18 (0.89%) iPad
15 18 (0.89%) NHS
15 18 (0.89%) Smartphone
16 17 (0.84%) Cloud Native
16 17 (0.84%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 359 (17.70%) Windows
2 219 (10.80%) Linux
3 154 (7.59%) Windows Server
4 67 (3.30%) Windows Server 2016
5 63 (3.11%) Android
5 63 (3.11%) Windows 10
6 62 (3.06%) Unix
7 57 (2.81%) Apple iOS
8 56 (2.76%) Windows 7
8 56 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 39 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 31 (1.53%) Windows Server 2019
11 25 (1.23%) AIX
12 18 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 17 (0.84%) CentOS
13 17 (0.84%) Solaris
14 15 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
15 14 (0.69%) Ubuntu
15 14 (0.69%) Windows 2000
16 8 (0.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 636 (31.36%) Agile Software Development
2 513 (25.30%) Problem-Solving
3 222 (10.95%) DevOps
4 217 (10.70%) Project Management
5 183 (9.02%) ITIL
6 180 (8.88%) Computer Science
7 164 (8.09%) Scrum
8 154 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
9 151 (7.45%) Test Automation
10 138 (6.80%) TDD
11 136 (6.71%) Software Engineering
12 133 (6.56%) Project Delivery
13 121 (5.97%) Analytics
14 119 (5.87%) SDLC
15 118 (5.82%) Mentoring
16 116 (5.72%) Microservices
17 115 (5.67%) Decision-Making
18 110 (5.42%) Cybersecurity
19 109 (5.37%) Web Development
20 101 (4.98%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 388 (19.13%) SQL
2 313 (15.43%) JavaScript
3 274 (13.51%) Java
4 262 (12.92%) C#
5 145 (7.15%) Python
6 139 (6.85%) PHP
7 92 (4.54%) C
8 88 (4.34%) PowerShell
9 62 (3.06%) TypeScript
10 53 (2.61%) Java 8
11 52 (2.56%) C++
12 48 (2.37%) Scala
13 44 (2.17%) T-SQL
14 35 (1.73%) Bash Shell
15 27 (1.33%) VB
16 24 (1.18%) Kotlin
17 23 (1.13%) Ruby
18 22 (1.08%) Apple Swift
18 22 (1.08%) R
19 20 (0.99%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 418 (20.61%) Degree
2 79 (3.90%) Security Cleared
3 75 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 61 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
5 58 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 55 (2.71%) CCNA
7 51 (2.51%) SC Cleared
8 37 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
9 28 (1.38%) CISSP
10 24 (1.18%) MCSA
11 23 (1.13%) CCNP
11 23 (1.13%) CISM
11 23 (1.13%) PMI Certification
12 22 (1.08%) MCSE
13 21 (1.04%) PMP
14 20 (0.99%) DV Cleared
14 20 (0.99%) MBA
15 19 (0.94%) Master's Degree
16 18 (0.89%) CRISC
17 17 (0.84%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (6.41%) QA
2 66 (3.25%) SLA
3 55 (2.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 35 (1.73%) GDPR
5 19 (0.94%) NCSC
6 17 (0.84%) PCI DSS
7 14 (0.69%) Data Quality
7 14 (0.69%) ISO 9001
8 12 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
8 12 (0.59%) PMO
9 7 (0.35%) NIST
10 6 (0.30%) ISO 26262
11 5 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 19770
12 4 (0.20%) COBIT
12 4 (0.20%) Def Stans
12 4 (0.20%) HAZOP
12 4 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 3 (0.15%) GxP
14 2 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 17025
System Software
1 212 (10.45%) Active Directory
2 114 (5.62%) Docker
3 60 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 52 (2.56%) Hyper-V
5 21 (1.04%) vSphere
6 20 (0.99%) XenApp
7 19 (0.94%) Firmware
8 16 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (0.59%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 8 (0.39%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.30%) VMware NSX
12 4 (0.20%) KVM
12 4 (0.20%) Varnish
12 4 (0.20%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.049%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 1 (0.049%) Kamailio
14 1 (0.049%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.049%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 79 (3.90%) Kubernetes
2 54 (2.66%) SCCM
3 53 (2.61%) Ansible
3 53 (2.61%) Terraform
4 38 (1.87%) Puppet
5 29 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (1.04%) Tivoli
7 16 (0.79%) FortiGate
8 10 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
9 9 (0.44%) vRealize
10 8 (0.39%) Marathon
10 8 (0.39%) Mesos
10 8 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
10 8 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
10 8 (0.39%) SCOM
11 7 (0.35%) Backup Exec
11 7 (0.35%) Rancher
11 7 (0.35%) WSUS
12 6 (0.30%) Prometheus
12 6 (0.30%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 417 (20.56%) Microsoft
2 141 (6.95%) VMware
3 128 (6.31%) Cisco
4 106 (5.23%) Oracle
5 89 (4.39%) Citrix
6 61 (3.01%) IBM
7 57 (2.81%) Google
8 56 (2.76%) HP
8 56 (2.76%) Salesforce.com
9 53 (2.61%) Juniper
10 39 (1.92%) Adobe
11 27 (1.33%) ServiceNow
12 23 (1.13%) Red Hat
12 23 (1.13%) SAP
13 22 (1.08%) Dell
13 22 (1.08%) Tableau
14 19 (0.94%) Apple
15 18 (0.89%) CheckPoint
15 18 (0.89%) Pardot
15 18 (0.89%) Xamarin