Period
to 24 June 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Self-Motivation in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Self-Motivation over the 6 months to 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Self-Motivation
England > North West
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 84 82 97
Rank change year-on-year -2 +15 +6
Permanent jobs citing Self-Motivation 361 462 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.50% 3.72% 3.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.38% 10.46% 7.80%
Number of salaries quoted 274 329 319
North West median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +14.29% -4.44%
10th Percentile £21,000 £23,700 £21,000
90th Percentile £53,675 £54,250 £51,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,500 £40,372
% change year-on-year -1.10% +12.70% -5.01%

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 North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4,309 4,416 5,215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 41.82% 35.56% 40.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2,965 3,419 4,196
North West median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,925 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,900 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

Self-Motivation
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Self-Motivation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Self-Motivation in the North West

Self-Motivation
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Self-Motivation in the North West.

Salary trend for Self-Motivation in the North West

Self-Motivation
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Self-Motivation in the North West over the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Self-Motivation in the North West

Self-Motivation
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Self-Motivation within the North West region over the 6 months to 24 June 2019. 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
Manchester -16 192 £32,500 -18.75% 9
Cheshire +33 131 £39,000 -4.88% 9
Lancashire -28 25 £35,000 -12.50% 8
Cumbria +10 7 £22,093 -
Merseyside -2 7 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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 North West region with a requirement for Self-Motivation.

1 130 (36.01%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (31.02%) Microsoft
3 106 (29.36%) Windows
4 97 (26.87%) Problem-Solving
5 76 (21.05%) Active Directory
6 73 (20.22%) SQL Server
7 67 (18.56%) Degree
8 66 (18.28%) Analytical Skills
9 54 (14.96%) .NET
10 53 (14.68%) C#
11 49 (13.57%) SQL
12 48 (13.30%) Microsoft Office
13 47 (13.02%) DevOps
14 45 (12.47%) HTML
14 45 (12.47%) MVC
15 44 (12.19%) ITIL
16 43 (11.91%) Office 365
17 42 (11.63%) Time Management
18 41 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
18 41 (11.36%) Windows Server
19 40 (11.08%) Windows 10
20 39 (10.80%) SDLC
20 39 (10.80%) Computer Science
21 37 (10.25%) Retail
22 36 (9.97%) CSS
22 36 (9.97%) Finance
23 35 (9.70%) JavaScript
23 35 (9.70%) MS Exchange
23 35 (9.70%) Software Engineering
24 34 (9.42%) Continuous Improvement

Self-Motivation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 35 (9.70%) MS Exchange
2 21 (5.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (4.16%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.49%) Skype for Business
5 6 (1.66%) CMS
5 6 (1.66%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (1.11%) IIS
7 3 (0.83%) Confluence
7 3 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (0.83%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.55%) SAS
8 2 (0.55%) WordPress
9 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.28%) JBoss
9 1 (0.28%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 48 (13.30%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.83%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.55%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.28%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 6 (1.66%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.83%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.55%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.28%) Carpe Diem
5 1 (0.28%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.28%) Magento
5 1 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 43 (11.91%) Office 365
2 41 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.22%) Power Platform
5 7 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.11%) GitHub
7 3 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.55%) Engine Yard
8 2 (0.55%) Heroku
9 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.28%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.28%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.28%) npm
9 1 (0.28%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.20%) DHCP
1 26 (7.20%) DNS
1 26 (7.20%) Firewall
2 21 (5.82%) TCP/IP
3 16 (4.43%) Internet
4 14 (3.88%) Wireless
5 12 (3.32%) SAN
5 12 (3.32%) VoIP
6 11 (3.05%) VPN
7 10 (2.77%) LAN
8 9 (2.49%) Skype
9 7 (1.94%) Broadband
9 7 (1.94%) Ethernet
9 7 (1.94%) WLAN
10 6 (1.66%) VLAN
10 6 (1.66%) WAN
11 5 (1.39%) DMVPN
11 5 (1.39%) IP Telephony
11 5 (1.39%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (0.83%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (20.22%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.82%) MySQL
3 14 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.49%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.22%) Power BI
6 5 (1.39%) Big Data
6 5 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.83%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.83%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.83%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.83%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.28%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.28%) SAS EBI
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (8.59%) Git (software)
2 26 (7.20%) JIRA
3 24 (6.65%) Jenkins
4 18 (4.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (4.43%) Gerrit
5 16 (4.43%) Visual Studio
6 9 (2.49%) git-flow
7 7 (1.94%) RSpec
8 4 (1.11%) Selenium
8 4 (1.11%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.83%) Artifactory
9 3 (0.83%) GoCD
9 3 (0.83%) Robot Framework
9 3 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.55%) Grunt
10 2 (0.55%) gulp
10 2 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.55%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.55%) Subversion
10 2 (0.55%) webpack
General
1 37 (10.25%) Retail
2 36 (9.97%) Finance
3 23 (6.37%) Telecoms
4 16 (4.43%) Marketing
5 13 (3.60%) Manufacturing
6 12 (3.32%) Billing
7 8 (2.22%) Banking
8 6 (1.66%) Legal
9 5 (1.39%) Back Office
10 4 (1.11%) Law
11 3 (0.83%) Advertising
11 3 (0.83%) Games
12 1 (0.28%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (24.38%) Developer
2 73 (20.22%) Analyst
3 31 (8.59%) 2nd Line Support
3 31 (8.59%) C# Developer
4 24 (6.65%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 24 (6.65%) Support Analyst
5 23 (6.37%) Senior Developer
5 23 (6.37%) Support Engineer
6 22 (6.09%) IT Support
7 21 (5.82%) Junior
8 20 (5.54%) .NET Developer
9 17 (4.71%) Project Manager
9 17 (4.71%) Support Technician
10 15 (4.16%) Architect
10 15 (4.16%) Designer
10 15 (4.16%) PHP Developer
10 15 (4.16%) Software Engineer
11 14 (3.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
11 14 (3.88%) 2nd Line Support Technician
12 13 (3.60%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (14.96%) .NET
2 45 (12.47%) HTML
3 36 (9.97%) CSS
4 31 (8.59%) ASP.NET
5 28 (7.76%) jQuery
5 28 (7.76%) XML
6 26 (7.20%) .NET Framework
7 18 (4.99%) Web Services
8 17 (4.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 16 (4.43%) Ajax
9 16 (4.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (3.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 14 (3.88%) Entity Framework
10 14 (3.88%) WCF
11 13 (3.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 13 (3.60%) EDI
11 13 (3.60%) OpenJDK
11 13 (3.60%) XSLT
12 11 (3.05%) AngularJS
13 9 (2.49%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 66 (18.28%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.48%) Virtual Team
3 22 (6.09%) Smartphone
4 9 (2.49%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (2.22%) Client/Server
5 8 (2.22%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.22%) Driving Licence
5 8 (2.22%) Fat Client
5 8 (2.22%) Thin Client
6 7 (1.94%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (1.66%) User Experience
8 5 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (1.39%) PKI
8 5 (1.39%) PlayStation
8 5 (1.39%) Podcast
8 5 (1.39%) Xbox
9 4 (1.11%) Graphic Design
9 4 (1.11%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 106 (29.36%) Windows
2 41 (11.36%) Windows Server
3 40 (11.08%) Windows 10
4 29 (8.03%) Linux
5 26 (7.20%) Windows 7
6 17 (4.71%) Windows XP
7 16 (4.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (3.60%) CentOS
8 13 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (3.60%) SUSE
8 13 (3.60%) Ubuntu
8 13 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (3.05%) Unix
10 10 (2.77%) Android
11 6 (1.66%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.83%) HPUX
14 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (36.01%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (26.87%) Problem-Solving
3 47 (13.02%) DevOps
4 45 (12.47%) MVC
5 44 (12.19%) ITIL
6 42 (11.63%) Time Management
7 39 (10.80%) Computer Science
7 39 (10.80%) SDLC
8 35 (9.70%) Software Engineering
9 34 (9.42%) Continuous Improvement
10 33 (9.14%) Test Automation
11 25 (6.93%) B2B
12 24 (6.65%) Open Source
12 24 (6.65%) Project Management
13 23 (6.37%) Service Delivery
14 22 (6.09%) Waterfall
15 21 (5.82%) Microservices
15 21 (5.82%) Scrum
16 20 (5.54%) Business Analysis
17 19 (5.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 53 (14.68%) C#
2 49 (13.57%) SQL
3 35 (9.70%) JavaScript
4 33 (9.14%) Java
5 23 (6.37%) PHP
6 20 (5.54%) C
7 15 (4.16%) C++
7 15 (4.16%) Python
8 10 (2.77%) Bash Shell
9 9 (2.49%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.94%) Ruby
10 7 (1.94%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.11%) Go
11 4 (1.11%) VB
12 3 (0.83%) COBOL
12 3 (0.83%) Kotlin
12 3 (0.83%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.55%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.55%) Perl
13 2 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 67 (18.56%) Degree
2 21 (5.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (3.88%) Security Cleared
5 13 (3.60%) SC Cleared
6 10 (2.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (1.94%) MCSA
7 7 (1.94%) MCSE
7 7 (1.94%) NVQ Level 3
8 6 (1.66%) VCP6
9 3 (0.83%) MCP
10 2 (0.55%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.55%) CCNP
10 2 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.55%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.55%) PhD
10 2 (0.55%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.76%) QA
2 16 (4.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (3.32%) SLA
4 9 (2.49%) Data Quality
4 9 (2.49%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.39%) GDPR
5 5 (1.39%) PMO
6 4 (1.11%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.83%) COBIT
7 3 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.28%) GPG13
8 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 76 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.43%) Virtual Machines
2 16 (4.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.94%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.94%) Terminal Services
3 7 (1.94%) XenApp
4 4 (1.11%) Docker
5 3 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.55%) vSphere
7 1 (0.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.39%) CASB
2 5 (1.39%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.11%) Ansible
3 4 (1.11%) Puppet
4 3 (0.83%) AirWatch
4 3 (0.83%) Grafana
4 3 (0.83%) Kibana
4 3 (0.83%) Terraform
5 2 (0.55%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.55%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.55%) Nagios
5 2 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.28%) Cacti
6 1 (0.28%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.28%) SCCM
6 1 (0.28%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 112 (31.02%) Microsoft
2 31 (8.59%) Cisco
3 30 (8.31%) VMware
4 20 (5.54%) Citrix
5 18 (4.99%) Oracle
6 16 (4.43%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (4.16%) Apple
7 15 (4.16%) BT
8 11 (3.05%) HP
9 9 (2.49%) Google
10 8 (2.22%) SAP
11 6 (1.66%) ATG
11 6 (1.66%) Demandware
11 6 (1.66%) hybris
11 6 (1.66%) Ivanti
11 6 (1.66%) NetApp
11 6 (1.66%) Sitecore
12 5 (1.39%) Pardot
12 5 (1.39%) Progress
12 5 (1.39%) Veeam