Period
to 28 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Self-Motivation in permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Self-Motivation over the 6 months to 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Self-Motivation
England > Midlands
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 55 83 75
Rank change year-on-year +28 -8 -27
Permanent jobs citing Self-Motivation 491 134 418
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.58% 3.26% 3.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.02% 10.20% 10.64%
Number of salaries quoted 350 109 322
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,200 £27,500
25th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.25% -11.11% +12.50%
75th Percentile £53,938 £52,500 £58,438
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -2.29%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4,086 1,314 3,928
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 38.13% 32.00% 34.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2,909 1,048 3,062
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,334 £27,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.78% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £69,125 £71,807
England median annual salary £60,000 £59,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.84% +8.18% +3.77%

Self-Motivation
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Self-Motivation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Self-Motivation in the Midlands

Self-Motivation
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Self-Motivation in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Self-Motivation in the Midlands

Self-Motivation
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Self-Motivation in the Midlands over the 6 months to 28 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Self-Motivation in the Midlands

Self-Motivation
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Self-Motivation within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 28 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
West Midlands +34 357 £38,750 -5.49% 81
East Midlands -2 123 £42,500 +6.25% 51
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Self-Motivation.

1 298 (60.69%) Social Skills
2 193 (39.31%) Problem-Solving
3 138 (28.11%) Agile Software Development
4 118 (24.03%) Microsoft
5 111 (22.61%) Azure
6 100 (20.37%) C#
7 98 (19.96%) SQL
8 95 (19.35%) Degree
9 91 (18.53%) Analytical Skills
10 89 (18.13%) DevOps
11 80 (16.29%) JavaScript
12 69 (14.05%) .NET
13 68 (13.85%) Windows
14 64 (13.03%) Retail
15 61 (12.42%) Scrum
15 61 (12.42%) Software Engineering
16 59 (12.02%) Service Delivery
17 57 (11.61%) Telecoms
18 55 (11.20%) Finance
18 55 (11.20%) Git (software)
19 54 (11.00%) Validation
19 54 (11.00%) Microsoft 365
20 52 (10.59%) SLA
21 48 (9.78%) Active Directory
21 48 (9.78%) Linux
21 48 (9.78%) C
21 48 (9.78%) Microsoft Office
22 47 (9.57%) Project Management
22 47 (9.57%) Line Management
23 46 (9.37%) Microservices

Self-Motivation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 18 (3.67%) MS Exchange
2 11 (2.24%) IIS
2 11 (2.24%) OpenEdge
3 10 (2.04%) WordPress
4 9 (1.83%) CMS
5 5 (1.02%) nginx
5 5 (1.02%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.81%) Confluence
7 3 (0.61%) Drupal
7 3 (0.61%) Gunicorn
8 2 (0.41%) Apache
8 2 (0.41%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.20%) Headless CMS
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 48 (9.78%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (1.83%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.81%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.61%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.61%) Simulink
6 3 (0.61%) Sketch
7 2 (0.41%) Zeplin
8 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.20%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.20%) Figma
8 1 (0.20%) InDesign
8 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (3.26%) NetSuite
2 8 (1.63%) Magento
3 3 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.61%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.41%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.41%) Shopify
4 2 (0.41%) TrackWise
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.20%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 111 (22.61%) Azure
2 54 (11.00%) Microsoft 365
3 38 (7.74%) SaaS
4 28 (5.70%) AWS
5 23 (4.68%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 22 (4.48%) GitHub
7 17 (3.46%) Azure Active Directory
8 11 (2.24%) IaaS
9 10 (2.04%) PaaS
10 8 (1.63%) GCP
11 7 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
12 5 (1.02%) Amazon ECS
12 5 (1.02%) npm
12 5 (1.02%) Serverless
13 4 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (0.81%) Mavenlink
13 4 (0.81%) NuGet
14 3 (0.61%) Azure Logic Apps
14 3 (0.61%) BrowserStack
15 2 (0.41%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 40 (8.15%) Broadband
2 31 (6.31%) TCP/IP
3 27 (5.50%) Firewall
4 17 (3.46%) Wireless
5 16 (3.26%) DNS
6 15 (3.05%) WAN
7 14 (2.85%) LAN
8 13 (2.65%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (1.43%) Internet
10 6 (1.22%) DHCP
10 6 (1.22%) VPN
10 6 (1.22%) VXLAN
11 5 (1.02%) MQTT
11 5 (1.02%) NFC
11 5 (1.02%) PPP
11 5 (1.02%) VLAN
12 4 (0.81%) Intranet
13 3 (0.61%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (0.61%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (8.35%) NoSQL
2 24 (4.89%) SQL Server
3 17 (3.46%) MySQL
4 14 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (2.44%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.24%) Crystal Reports
7 11 (2.24%) QlikView
8 9 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.81%) Redis
10 3 (0.61%) DB2
10 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.41%) Metadata
12 1 (0.20%) GIS
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.20%) Power BI
12 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.20%) UniData
Development Applications
1 55 (11.20%) Git (software)
2 26 (5.30%) Subversion
3 16 (3.26%) JIRA
4 13 (2.65%) Jenkins
5 11 (2.24%) GitLab
6 9 (1.83%) Browser DevTools
7 7 (1.43%) Android Studio
7 7 (1.43%) Gradle
7 7 (1.43%) Rational DOORS
7 7 (1.43%) Xcode
8 6 (1.22%) Selenium
9 5 (1.02%) Bitbucket
9 5 (1.02%) GoogleTest
9 5 (1.02%) TestRail
9 5 (1.02%) Valgrind
10 4 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.81%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.61%) gulp
11 3 (0.61%) Liquibase
11 3 (0.61%) Polyspace
General
1 298 (60.69%) Social Skills
2 91 (18.53%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (13.03%) Retail
4 57 (11.61%) Telecoms
5 55 (11.20%) Finance
6 20 (4.07%) Games
7 19 (3.87%) Manufacturing
8 17 (3.46%) Marketing
9 16 (3.26%) Law
10 15 (3.05%) Influencing Skills
10 15 (3.05%) Legal
11 14 (2.85%) Publishing
12 12 (2.44%) Presentation Skills
13 11 (2.24%) Public Sector
14 10 (2.04%) Organisational Skills
15 7 (1.43%) Automotive
16 5 (1.02%) Military
17 4 (0.81%) Electronics
18 3 (0.61%) Documentation Skills
19 2 (0.41%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 62 (12.63%) Developer
2 56 (11.41%) Software Engineer
3 49 (9.98%) Consultant
4 47 (9.57%) Analyst
5 29 (5.91%) Support Engineer
6 25 (5.09%) IT Engineer
7 23 (4.68%) IT Support
8 22 (4.48%) C Software Engineer
8 22 (4.48%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
8 22 (4.48%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 22 (4.48%) Embedded C Engineer
8 22 (4.48%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 22 (4.48%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 22 (4.48%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 22 (4.48%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 22 (4.48%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 22 (4.48%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 22 (4.48%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
8 22 (4.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 22 (4.48%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (14.05%) .NET
2 40 (8.15%) CSS
2 40 (8.15%) RESTful
3 34 (6.92%) HTML
4 33 (6.72%) XML
5 32 (6.52%) .NET Core
5 32 (6.52%) Web Services
6 28 (5.70%) JSON
7 22 (4.48%) ASP.NET
7 22 (4.48%) jQuery
8 21 (4.28%) React
9 17 (3.46%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (3.46%) REST
10 12 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (2.44%) Vue.js
11 11 (2.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 11 (2.24%) Blazor
12 10 (2.04%) Node.js
13 9 (1.83%) AngularJS
13 9 (1.83%) XHR
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.54%) User Experience
2 25 (5.09%) Driving Licence
3 20 (4.07%) Management Information System
4 18 (3.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 17 (3.46%) Mobile App
6 15 (3.05%) Data Structures
7 14 (2.85%) EPoS
8 13 (2.65%) AS400
8 13 (2.65%) Data Centre
8 13 (2.65%) iSeries
9 12 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (2.24%) e-Health
11 10 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
11 10 (2.04%) Social Media
12 8 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (1.63%) Public Cloud
12 8 (1.63%) Security Operations Centre
13 7 (1.43%) Client/Server
14 6 (1.22%) Algorithms
14 6 (1.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 68 (13.85%) Windows
2 48 (9.78%) Linux
3 32 (6.52%) Windows Server
4 22 (4.48%) Embedded Linux
5 15 (3.05%) Windows 10
6 8 (1.63%) Android
6 8 (1.63%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.22%) Windows Server 2019
8 5 (1.02%) Debian
9 4 (0.81%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.61%) CentOS
10 3 (0.61%) FreeRTOS
10 3 (0.61%) SafeRTOS
10 3 (0.61%) Unix
11 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (0.41%) zOS
12 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.20%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (39.31%) Problem-Solving
2 138 (28.11%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (18.13%) DevOps
4 61 (12.42%) Scrum
4 61 (12.42%) Software Engineering
5 59 (12.02%) Service Delivery
6 54 (11.00%) Validation
7 47 (9.57%) Line Management
7 47 (9.57%) Project Management
8 46 (9.37%) Microservices
9 45 (9.16%) TDD
10 37 (7.54%) Facilities Management
11 36 (7.33%) ERP
12 34 (6.92%) API Design
13 31 (6.31%) Mentoring
13 31 (6.31%) Project Delivery
14 30 (6.11%) Stakeholder Management
15 29 (5.91%) Information Security
16 27 (5.50%) Full Stack Development
17 26 (5.30%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (20.37%) C#
2 98 (19.96%) SQL
3 80 (16.29%) JavaScript
4 48 (9.78%) C
5 33 (6.72%) C++
5 33 (6.72%) Java
6 26 (5.30%) Embedded C
7 22 (4.48%) Embedded C++
8 20 (4.07%) T-SQL
9 19 (3.87%) Python
10 15 (3.05%) ES6
10 15 (3.05%) PHP
11 14 (2.85%) VB.NET
12 13 (2.65%) PowerShell
13 11 (2.24%) XAML
14 10 (2.04%) TypeScript
15 6 (1.22%) Apple Swift
15 6 (1.22%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.81%) Go
16 4 (0.81%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 95 (19.35%) Degree
2 19 (3.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.04%) Master's Degree
3 10 (2.04%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.22%) CCNP
6 4 (0.81%) CCNA
6 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.61%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.41%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (0.41%) CISSP
8 2 (0.41%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.41%) MCSA
9 1 (0.20%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.20%) ISEB
9 1 (0.20%) NCSIE
9 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.20%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (10.59%) SLA
2 42 (8.55%) QA
3 13 (2.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (1.83%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.22%) Accessibility
5 6 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.81%) COSHH
6 4 (0.81%) NEBOSH
6 4 (0.81%) PMO
7 3 (0.61%) ISO 26262
7 3 (0.61%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.61%) MISRA
7 3 (0.61%) NIST
7 3 (0.61%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.41%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 2 (0.41%) GDPR
8 2 (0.41%) GxP
9 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.20%) NCSC
9 1 (0.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 48 (9.78%) Active Directory
2 29 (5.91%) Docker
3 27 (5.50%) Firmware
4 18 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (1.83%) XenApp
5 9 (1.83%) XenDesktop
6 8 (1.63%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.41%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (2.85%) Microsoft Intune
2 13 (2.65%) Kubernetes
3 9 (1.83%) ZABBIX
4 6 (1.22%) Terraform
5 5 (1.02%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 5 (1.02%) SCCM
5 5 (1.02%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (0.81%) SCOM
7 2 (0.41%) Rancher
7 2 (0.41%) Stealthwatch
8 1 (0.20%) Ansible
8 1 (0.20%) Grafana
8 1 (0.20%) Nessus
8 1 (0.20%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.20%) QRadar
Vendors
1 118 (24.03%) Microsoft
2 40 (8.15%) EMC
3 25 (5.09%) Google
4 19 (3.87%) VMware
5 17 (3.46%) Cisco
5 17 (3.46%) JD Edwards
6 13 (2.65%) Citrix
6 13 (2.65%) LANSA
6 13 (2.65%) Oracle
7 12 (2.44%) Adobe
8 11 (2.24%) Xamarin
9 10 (2.04%) SAP
10 9 (1.83%) AppDynamics
11 7 (1.43%) Apple
12 5 (1.02%) ConnectWise
13 4 (0.81%) Agilent
13 4 (0.81%) Fortinet
13 4 (0.81%) Openreach
13 4 (0.81%) Progress
14 3 (0.61%) Sybase