Period
to 27 July 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 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Self-Motivation
England > Midlands
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 67 83 60
Rank change year-on-year +16 -23 -15
Permanent jobs citing Self-Motivation 365 185 511
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.81% 3.42% 4.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.68% 10.20% 11.95%
Number of salaries quoted 270 154 380
10th Percentile £23,950 £26,000 £25,000
25th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
75th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -2.23%

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 3,418 1,814 4,276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 35.67% 33.56% 35.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2,407 1,438 3,133
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £26,000
25th Percentile £35,500 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.11% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £60,000 £58,688 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +7 277 £40,000 -5.88% 100
East Midlands -20 84 £40,000 -1.84% 49
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 223 (61.10%) Social Skills
2 127 (34.79%) Problem-Solving
3 93 (25.48%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (19.73%) Analytical Skills
5 66 (18.08%) C#
6 64 (17.53%) Degree
7 63 (17.26%) Azure
8 62 (16.99%) Microsoft
9 56 (15.34%) Validation
10 55 (15.07%) SQL
11 50 (13.70%) JavaScript
11 50 (13.70%) .NET
12 49 (13.42%) Telecoms
13 46 (12.60%) HTML
14 44 (12.05%) DevOps
15 41 (11.23%) CSS
15 41 (11.23%) Broadband
15 41 (11.23%) Software Engineering
16 40 (10.96%) C
16 40 (10.96%) EMC
16 40 (10.96%) Finance
16 40 (10.96%) Retail
16 40 (10.96%) Line Management
17 38 (10.41%) Windows
18 35 (9.59%) Service Delivery
18 35 (9.59%) Linux
18 35 (9.59%) Facilities Management
19 34 (9.32%) Scrum
20 33 (9.04%) Microservices
21 32 (8.77%) DNA

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 11 (3.01%) MS Exchange
2 8 (2.19%) CMS
2 8 (2.19%) WordPress
3 5 (1.37%) nginx
4 4 (1.10%) Drupal
5 3 (0.82%) Gunicorn
6 2 (0.55%) Apache
6 2 (0.55%) Confluence
6 2 (0.55%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.27%) Headless CMS
7 1 (0.27%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (6.85%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (1.37%) Sketch
4 4 (1.10%) Maya
4 4 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.10%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.82%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.55%) 3ds Max
6 2 (0.55%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.55%) Figma
6 2 (0.55%) Houdini
6 2 (0.55%) InVision
6 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.27%) InDesign
7 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.27%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 16 (4.38%) NetSuite
2 7 (1.92%) Magento
3 5 (1.37%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (1.37%) Shopify
4 4 (1.10%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (1.10%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.82%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 2 (0.55%) Farmplan
6 2 (0.55%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 63 (17.26%) Azure
2 32 (8.77%) Microsoft 365
3 20 (5.48%) GitHub
3 20 (5.48%) SaaS
4 15 (4.11%) AWS
5 11 (3.01%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 9 (2.47%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (1.37%) Amazon ECS
8 5 (1.37%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (1.37%) Power Platform
8 5 (1.37%) Serverless
9 3 (0.82%) GCP
9 3 (0.82%) Slack
10 2 (0.55%) Azure Logic Apps
10 2 (0.55%) IaaS
10 2 (0.55%) Trello
11 1 (0.27%) Azure Service Bus
11 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.27%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 41 (11.23%) Broadband
2 31 (8.49%) TCP/IP
3 23 (6.30%) Firewall
4 12 (3.29%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (3.01%) WAN
6 10 (2.74%) Wireless
7 8 (2.19%) LAN
7 8 (2.19%) VLAN
8 6 (1.64%) DHCP
8 6 (1.64%) DNS
8 6 (1.64%) VPN
9 5 (1.37%) Internet
9 5 (1.37%) VXLAN
10 3 (0.82%) SD-WAN
11 2 (0.55%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.55%) Network Security
11 2 (0.55%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (0.55%) SAN
11 2 (0.55%) VoIP
12 1 (0.27%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (7.40%) NoSQL
2 20 (5.48%) SQL Server
3 11 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (2.74%) Amazon RDS
5 9 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (2.19%) MySQL
7 1 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.27%) DB2
7 1 (0.27%) GIS
7 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.27%) Power BI
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.27%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 28 (7.67%) Git (software)
2 20 (5.48%) Subversion
3 11 (3.01%) JIRA
4 9 (2.47%) Browser DevTools
4 9 (2.47%) GitLab
5 6 (1.64%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.64%) Selenium
6 5 (1.37%) SpecFlow
7 3 (0.82%) gulp
7 3 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.82%) Travis CI
8 2 (0.55%) Android Studio
8 2 (0.55%) Bugzilla
8 2 (0.55%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.55%) FumeFX
8 2 (0.55%) GCC
8 2 (0.55%) Gradle
8 2 (0.55%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.55%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.55%) Xcode
General
1 223 (61.10%) Social Skills
2 72 (19.73%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (13.42%) Telecoms
4 40 (10.96%) Finance
4 40 (10.96%) Retail
5 26 (7.12%) Games
6 14 (3.84%) Organisational Skills
7 13 (3.56%) Presentation Skills
8 11 (3.01%) Publishing
9 9 (2.47%) Law
10 8 (2.19%) Influencing Skills
10 8 (2.19%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.37%) Marketing
11 5 (1.37%) Military
11 5 (1.37%) Public Sector
12 4 (1.10%) Documentation Skills
12 4 (1.10%) Legal
13 3 (0.82%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.82%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (13.70%) Analyst
1 50 (13.70%) Developer
2 37 (10.14%) Software Engineer
3 27 (7.40%) Business Analyst
4 22 (6.03%) Consultant
5 20 (5.48%) C Software Engineer
5 20 (5.48%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 20 (5.48%) C++ Software Engineer
5 20 (5.48%) Embedded C Engineer
5 20 (5.48%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 20 (5.48%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 20 (5.48%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 20 (5.48%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 20 (5.48%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 20 (5.48%) Embedded Engineer
5 20 (5.48%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 20 (5.48%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 20 (5.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 20 (5.48%) Linux Engineer
5 20 (5.48%) PCB Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (13.70%) .NET
2 46 (12.60%) HTML
3 41 (11.23%) CSS
4 31 (8.49%) .NET Core
5 23 (6.30%) React
6 16 (4.38%) AngularJS
6 16 (4.38%) ASP.NET
7 15 (4.11%) XML
8 14 (3.84%) jQuery
9 13 (3.56%) JSON
9 13 (3.56%) Vue.js
10 12 (3.29%) ASP.NET Core
10 12 (3.29%) RESTful
11 11 (3.01%) Kafka
12 10 (2.74%) Node.js
13 9 (2.47%) .NET Framework
13 9 (2.47%) Pixi.js
13 9 (2.47%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 9 (2.47%) XHR
14 8 (2.19%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.03%) Driving Licence
1 22 (6.03%) Management Information System
2 20 (5.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 20 (5.48%) User Experience
3 11 (3.01%) AS400
3 11 (3.01%) Data Structures
3 11 (3.01%) iSeries
4 9 (2.47%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.47%) Social Media
5 8 (2.19%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (2.19%) Security Operations Centre
6 6 (1.64%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.10%) Animation
8 4 (1.10%) PDA
8 4 (1.10%) Renewable Energy
8 4 (1.10%) Replication
9 3 (0.82%) BBC
9 3 (0.82%) e-Learning
9 3 (0.82%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 38 (10.41%) Windows
2 35 (9.59%) Linux
3 28 (7.67%) Windows Server
4 20 (5.48%) Embedded Linux
5 7 (1.92%) Windows Server 2019
6 6 (1.64%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.37%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.10%) Android
9 2 (0.55%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.27%) Unix
10 1 (0.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (34.79%) Problem-Solving
2 93 (25.48%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (15.34%) Validation
4 44 (12.05%) DevOps
5 41 (11.23%) Software Engineering
6 40 (10.96%) Line Management
7 35 (9.59%) Facilities Management
7 35 (9.59%) Service Delivery
8 34 (9.32%) Scrum
9 33 (9.04%) Microservices
10 32 (8.77%) DNA
11 29 (7.95%) Information Security
11 29 (7.95%) TDD
12 28 (7.67%) Time Management
13 25 (6.85%) ERP
14 23 (6.30%) API Design
14 23 (6.30%) Continuous Improvement
15 22 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
15 22 (6.03%) Project Management
15 22 (6.03%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 66 (18.08%) C#
2 55 (15.07%) SQL
3 50 (13.70%) JavaScript
4 40 (10.96%) C
5 23 (6.30%) C++
6 22 (6.03%) Embedded C++
7 20 (5.48%) Embedded C
8 17 (4.66%) PHP
9 11 (3.01%) TypeScript
10 10 (2.74%) ES6
11 9 (2.47%) Python
12 8 (2.19%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.92%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.10%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.82%) Java
16 2 (0.55%) Korn
16 2 (0.55%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.55%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.27%) Assembly Language
17 1 (0.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 64 (17.53%) Degree
2 14 (3.84%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (1.64%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (1.37%) CCNA
5 5 (1.37%) ISEB
5 5 (1.37%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (1.37%) SANS
6 4 (1.10%) AWS Certification
6 4 (1.10%) CCNP
6 4 (1.10%) CISSP
6 4 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.82%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.82%) PhD
7 3 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.55%) CRISC
8 2 (0.55%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.22%) SLA
2 24 (6.58%) QA
3 11 (3.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (2.47%) GDPR
6 8 (2.19%) NIST
7 4 (1.10%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.82%) NCSC
9 2 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.55%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.27%) Accessibility
10 1 (0.27%) COSHH
10 1 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.27%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 31 (8.49%) Active Directory
2 22 (6.03%) Firmware
3 18 (4.93%) Docker
4 13 (3.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (2.74%) Hyper-V
6 9 (2.47%) XenApp
6 9 (2.47%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.55%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (2.19%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (1.37%) Terraform
3 3 (0.82%) SCCM
3 3 (0.82%) SCOM
4 2 (0.55%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.27%) Grafana
5 1 (0.27%) Nessus
5 1 (0.27%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.27%) QRadar
5 1 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 62 (16.99%) Microsoft
2 40 (10.96%) EMC
3 17 (4.66%) Citrix
4 16 (4.38%) JD Edwards
5 15 (4.11%) Cisco
6 14 (3.84%) VMware
7 11 (3.01%) LANSA
7 11 (3.01%) Oracle
8 7 (1.92%) Fortinet
9 5 (1.37%) ConnectWise
10 4 (1.10%) Apple
10 4 (1.10%) Progress
11 3 (0.82%) Google
11 3 (0.82%) SAP
12 2 (0.55%) Adobe
12 2 (0.55%) Juniper
12 2 (0.55%) NetApp
12 2 (0.55%) Openreach
12 2 (0.55%) Sage
12 2 (0.55%) Veeam