Period
to 16 February 2020

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 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Self-Motivation
England > North West
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 96 113 96
Rank change year-on-year +17 -17 +6
Permanent jobs citing Self-Motivation 249 289 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.97% 2.81% 3.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.00% 7.01% 9.34%
Number of salaries quoted 211 237 308
North West median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -17.72% +12.86%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,000 £56,250
England 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 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 3,113 4,124 4,763
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 37.17% 40.04% 37.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2,381 3,259 3,628
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,312 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 16 February 2020.

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 16 February 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
Manchester -15 107 £30,000 -7.69% 50
Cheshire +6 61 £47,500 +46.15% 32
Lancashire +22 45 £44,000 +25.71% 10
Merseyside +14 24 £36,250 -20.77% 12
Cumbria -19 4 £40,000 +81.06% 5
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 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 North West region with a requirement for Self-Motivation.

1 109 (43.78%) Microsoft
2 73 (29.32%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (28.51%) Degree
3 71 (28.51%) Analytical Skills
3 71 (28.51%) Problem-Solving
4 62 (24.90%) SQL Server
5 56 (22.49%) .NET
5 56 (22.49%) Windows
6 54 (21.69%) SQL
7 49 (19.68%) C#
8 45 (18.07%) ITIL
8 45 (18.07%) Azure
9 42 (16.87%) HTML
10 40 (16.06%) JavaScript
10 40 (16.06%) Computer Science
11 36 (14.46%) Team Foundation Server
11 36 (14.46%) Finance
12 35 (14.06%) Active Directory
12 35 (14.06%) Relational Database
13 34 (13.65%) jQuery
13 34 (13.65%) Manufacturing
14 33 (13.25%) Retail
14 33 (13.25%) Microsoft Office
14 33 (13.25%) CSS
15 32 (12.85%) Visual Studio
15 32 (12.85%) Microsoft Excel
15 32 (12.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 31 (12.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 31 (12.45%) Migration
16 31 (12.45%) Unix

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 16 (6.43%) Confluence
1 16 (6.43%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.21%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.61%) Apache
3 4 (1.61%) IIS
3 4 (1.61%) Mule
4 3 (1.20%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.80%) CMS
5 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.80%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.80%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.80%) WordPress
6 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.40%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.40%) nginx
6 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (13.25%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (12.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (8.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.41%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (1.20%) CATIA
7 1 (0.40%) Maya
7 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Shopify
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.40%) Magento
2 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 45 (18.07%) Azure
2 25 (10.04%) Office 365
3 11 (4.42%) AWS
3 11 (4.42%) Power Platform
4 3 (1.20%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.80%) GCP
5 2 (0.80%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.80%) IaaS
6 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.40%) G Suite
6 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.62%) TCP/IP
2 11 (4.42%) Firewall
3 8 (3.21%) MPLS
4 7 (2.81%) Internet
4 7 (2.81%) Intranet
4 7 (2.81%) WAN
5 6 (2.41%) Cisco IPT
5 6 (2.41%) DSL
5 6 (2.41%) IP Telephony
6 4 (1.61%) SAN
6 4 (1.61%) Skype
7 3 (1.20%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.80%) DNS
8 2 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.40%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.40%) DHCP
9 1 (0.40%) HTTP
9 1 (0.40%) Junos
9 1 (0.40%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (24.90%) SQL Server
2 35 (14.06%) Relational Database
3 11 (4.42%) MySQL
3 11 (4.42%) Power BI
4 8 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (2.81%) Oracle Database
5 7 (2.81%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (2.81%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (2.81%) Oracle Database 12c
5 7 (2.81%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.61%) MariaDB
8 3 (1.20%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.20%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.80%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.40%) Ingres
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 36 (14.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (12.85%) Visual Studio
3 21 (8.43%) JIRA
4 12 (4.82%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.21%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.81%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (2.01%) Hudson
7 5 (2.01%) SpecFlow
7 5 (2.01%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (1.61%) Rational Robot
8 4 (1.61%) Subversion
8 4 (1.61%) Visual Studio Coded UI
9 3 (1.20%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.80%) ERwin
11 1 (0.40%) Selenium
General
1 36 (14.46%) Finance
2 34 (13.65%) Manufacturing
3 33 (13.25%) Retail
4 8 (3.21%) Aerospace
4 8 (3.21%) Games
4 8 (3.21%) Legal
4 8 (3.21%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.81%) Marketing
5 7 (2.81%) Military
6 4 (1.61%) Billing
7 2 (0.80%) Back Office
7 2 (0.80%) Law
8 1 (0.40%) Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 74 (29.72%) Developer
2 34 (13.65%) Analyst
3 32 (12.85%) Senior Developer
4 25 (10.04%) Software Developer
5 24 (9.64%) Senior Software Developer
6 15 (6.02%) 2nd Line Support
7 13 (5.22%) Junior
8 12 (4.82%) Architect
8 12 (4.82%) Consultant
8 12 (4.82%) Support Analyst
9 10 (4.02%) Active Directory Support
9 10 (4.02%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (4.02%) Telephony Support
10 9 (3.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 9 (3.61%) IT Support
10 9 (3.61%) Support Engineer
10 9 (3.61%) Technical Consultant
11 8 (3.21%) C# Developer
11 8 (3.21%) Graduate Developer
11 8 (3.21%) Implementation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (22.49%) .NET
2 42 (16.87%) HTML
3 34 (13.65%) jQuery
4 33 (13.25%) CSS
5 32 (12.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 29 (11.65%) .NET Framework
6 29 (11.65%) WinForms
7 28 (11.24%) AngularJS
7 28 (11.24%) Entity Framework
7 28 (11.24%) HTML5
8 25 (10.04%) CSS3
9 24 (9.64%) ADO.NET
10 21 (8.43%) XML
11 16 (6.43%) Web Services
12 10 (4.02%) Ajax
12 10 (4.02%) ASP.NET
12 10 (4.02%) REST
13 8 (3.21%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (2.81%) Kafka
14 7 (2.81%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 71 (28.51%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (9.64%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (5.62%) User Experience
4 12 (4.82%) Management Information System
5 10 (4.02%) Client/Server
6 8 (3.21%) Driving Licence
7 7 (2.81%) Clustering
7 7 (2.81%) Online Games
8 6 (2.41%) FMCG
9 5 (2.01%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.01%) PMI
10 4 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.61%) HoloLens
10 4 (1.61%) PlayStation
10 4 (1.61%) Xbox
11 3 (1.20%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.80%) Blog
12 2 (0.80%) e-Learning
12 2 (0.80%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.80%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 56 (22.49%) Windows
2 31 (12.45%) Unix
3 18 (7.23%) Windows 10
4 17 (6.83%) Linux
4 17 (6.83%) Windows Server
5 11 (4.42%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.41%) HPUX
7 5 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.61%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.40%) CentOS
9 1 (0.40%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (29.32%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (28.51%) Problem-Solving
3 45 (18.07%) ITIL
4 40 (16.06%) Computer Science
5 31 (12.45%) Migration
6 28 (11.24%) Web Development
7 24 (9.64%) Data Security
8 21 (8.43%) Time Management
9 20 (8.03%) Mathematics
10 19 (7.63%) Business Analysis
10 19 (7.63%) SDLC
10 19 (7.63%) Service Management
10 19 (7.63%) Software Engineering
11 18 (7.23%) Test Automation
12 17 (6.83%) Incident Management
12 17 (6.83%) Mentoring
13 15 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (6.02%) MVC
14 14 (5.62%) DevOps
15 13 (5.22%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 54 (21.69%) SQL
2 49 (19.68%) C#
3 40 (16.06%) JavaScript
4 31 (12.45%) VB
5 29 (11.65%) VB6
6 25 (10.04%) VB.NET
7 20 (8.03%) Java
8 13 (5.22%) C
9 12 (4.82%) Shell Script
10 10 (4.02%) Python
11 9 (3.61%) PHP
12 8 (3.21%) COBOL
13 7 (2.81%) C++
13 7 (2.81%) Lua
13 7 (2.81%) PL/SQL
13 7 (2.81%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.20%) Go
14 3 (1.20%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.80%) VBA
16 1 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 71 (28.51%) Degree
2 15 (6.02%) DBS Check
3 12 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.21%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (2.81%) MCSA
5 7 (2.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (2.41%) VCP6
7 5 (2.01%) A+ Certification
7 5 (2.01%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.20%) CCNA
8 3 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.20%) MCSE
9 2 (0.80%) CISM
9 2 (0.80%) CISSP
9 2 (0.80%) GIAC
9 2 (0.80%) MCP
9 2 (0.80%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.40%) CIMA
10 1 (0.40%) NCDA
10 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (12.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (12.05%) GDPR
3 17 (6.83%) QA
4 6 (2.41%) COBIT
4 6 (2.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (2.01%) SLA
6 3 (1.20%) PMO
7 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.40%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (14.06%) Active Directory
2 15 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.61%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.01%) Docker
5 3 (1.20%) vSphere
6 2 (0.80%) XenApp
7 1 (0.40%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (0.80%) AirWatch
1 2 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.80%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.80%) Terraform
2 1 (0.40%) Ansible
2 1 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.40%) Nagios
2 1 (0.40%) Puppet
2 1 (0.40%) SCCM
2 1 (0.40%) SCOM
2 1 (0.40%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.40%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 109 (43.78%) Microsoft
2 29 (11.65%) Oracle
3 25 (10.04%) VMware
4 24 (9.64%) Xamarin
5 20 (8.03%) Cisco
6 11 (4.42%) Atlassian
6 11 (4.42%) Citrix
7 7 (2.81%) Apple
7 7 (2.81%) NetApp
8 6 (2.41%) HP
8 6 (2.41%) Pega
9 5 (2.01%) Samsung
10 4 (1.61%) Google
10 4 (1.61%) New Relic
10 4 (1.61%) webMethods
11 3 (1.20%) Remedy
12 2 (0.80%) Dell
12 2 (0.80%) SOTI
13 1 (0.40%) Cyberoam
13 1 (0.40%) WorldPay