Period
to 10 August 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 10 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Self-Motivation
England > North West
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 88 94 96
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2 +13
Permanent jobs citing Self-Motivation 142 348 381
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 2.86% 3.27% 3.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.53% 7.99% 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 121 266 290
Median annual salary £41,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.57% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,750 £21,000 £23,725
90th Percentile £61,250 £53,750 £57,625
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +12.85%

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 1,885 4,356 4,246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 37.99% 40.90% 34.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,488 2,942 3,321
Median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% - +6.02%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,346 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.10% +1.61% +5.00%

Self-Motivation
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Self-Motivation as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Self-Motivation in the North West over the 6 months to 10 August 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 10 August 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 -9 51 £47,500 +46.15% 13
Cheshire -8 44 £41,000 -3.53% 2
Cumbria +12 25 £40,000 +3.90% 2
Merseyside +30 11 £37,500 -21.05% 4
Lancashire +47 9 £44,000 +25.71% 1
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 10 August 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 57 (40.14%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (36.62%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (35.92%) Problem-Solving
4 42 (29.58%) SQL Server
5 40 (28.17%) Microsoft
6 39 (27.46%) .NET
6 39 (27.46%) C#
7 36 (25.35%) Degree
8 35 (24.65%) JavaScript
9 27 (19.01%) HTML
9 27 (19.01%) SQL
9 27 (19.01%) CSS
9 27 (19.01%) Project Management
10 26 (18.31%) PHP
11 22 (15.49%) ITIL
11 22 (15.49%) SDLC
12 21 (14.79%) Azure
12 21 (14.79%) jQuery
13 19 (13.38%) Finance
13 19 (13.38%) Active Directory
13 19 (13.38%) Computer Science
13 19 (13.38%) Marketing
14 17 (11.97%) Web Development
14 17 (11.97%) Manufacturing
14 17 (11.97%) Windows
14 17 (11.97%) DevOps
14 17 (11.97%) Mentoring
15 16 (11.27%) Visual Studio
15 16 (11.27%) Management Information System
16 15 (10.56%) Change Management

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 10 (7.04%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.34%) IIS
2 9 (6.34%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.11%) Apache
3 3 (2.11%) nginx
4 2 (1.41%) Mule
4 2 (1.41%) WordPress
5 1 (0.70%) Gentran
Applications
1 11 (7.75%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.52%) Maximo
1 5 (3.52%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.79%) Azure
2 14 (9.86%) AWS
3 11 (7.75%) Office 365
4 9 (6.34%) IaaS
5 8 (5.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 8 (5.63%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (5.63%) Serverless
6 2 (1.41%) Power Platform
6 2 (1.41%) SaaS
7 1 (0.70%) GCP
7 1 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.93%) LAN
1 7 (4.93%) WAN
2 6 (4.23%) DNS
2 6 (4.23%) Internet
2 6 (4.23%) SAN
2 6 (4.23%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.52%) DHCP
4 4 (2.82%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (2.82%) iSCSI
5 2 (1.41%) Network Security
5 2 (1.41%) Skype
6 1 (0.70%) Firewall
6 1 (0.70%) VoIP
6 1 (0.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (29.58%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.15%) Relational Database
3 11 (7.75%) MySQL
4 8 (5.63%) RDBMS
5 6 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.52%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.11%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (2.11%) Cosmos DB
8 3 (2.11%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.41%) Power BI
9 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (11.27%) Visual Studio
2 11 (7.75%) JIRA
2 11 (7.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (7.04%) Bitbucket
3 10 (7.04%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.70%) Maven
4 1 (0.70%) Postman
4 1 (0.70%) Selenium
General
1 19 (13.38%) Finance
1 19 (13.38%) Marketing
2 17 (11.97%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.93%) Law
3 7 (4.93%) Retail
4 6 (4.23%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.11%) Legal
6 2 (1.41%) Automotive
6 2 (1.41%) Local Government
6 2 (1.41%) Military
6 2 (1.41%) Police
6 2 (1.41%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.70%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.70%) Back Office
7 1 (0.70%) Banking
7 1 (0.70%) Billing
7 1 (0.70%) Games
7 1 (0.70%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 65 (45.77%) Developer
2 20 (14.08%) Senior Developer
3 16 (11.27%) .NET Developer
4 14 (9.86%) Full Stack Developer
5 10 (7.04%) C# Developer
5 10 (7.04%) PHP Developer
6 9 (6.34%) Senior C# Developer
7 8 (5.63%) Active Directory Engineer
7 8 (5.63%) Exchange Engineer
7 8 (5.63%) Microsoft Engineer
7 8 (5.63%) Office 365 Engineer
7 8 (5.63%) SharePoint Engineer
8 7 (4.93%) Software Developer
8 7 (4.93%) Team Leader
9 6 (4.23%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (3.52%) Analyst
10 5 (3.52%) Graduate
10 5 (3.52%) Senior Software Developer
11 4 (2.82%) Infrastructure Team Leader
12 3 (2.11%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (27.46%) .NET
2 27 (19.01%) CSS
2 27 (19.01%) HTML
3 21 (14.79%) jQuery
4 15 (10.56%) XML
5 14 (9.86%) Ajax
6 11 (7.75%) .NET Core
6 11 (7.75%) .NET Framework
6 11 (7.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 10 (7.04%) AngularJS
8 9 (6.34%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (6.34%) React
8 9 (6.34%) WinForms
9 8 (5.63%) Vue.js
10 6 (4.23%) ASP.NET
10 6 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 6 (4.23%) COM
10 6 (4.23%) WCF
10 6 (4.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 52 (36.62%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (11.27%) Management Information System
3 15 (10.56%) Driving Licence
3 15 (10.56%) User Experience
4 14 (9.86%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.52%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (3.52%) Replication
6 4 (2.82%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.82%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.41%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.41%) ASIC
7 2 (1.41%) Social Media
8 1 (0.70%) CMDB
8 1 (0.70%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.70%) Handset
8 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.70%) NHS
8 1 (0.70%) TRADACOMS
8 1 (0.70%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.97%) Windows
2 7 (4.93%) Linux
3 5 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.82%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.11%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.41%) Android
6 2 (1.41%) Unix
6 2 (1.41%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (40.14%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (35.92%) Problem-Solving
3 27 (19.01%) Project Management
4 22 (15.49%) ITIL
4 22 (15.49%) SDLC
5 19 (13.38%) Computer Science
6 17 (11.97%) DevOps
6 17 (11.97%) Mentoring
6 17 (11.97%) Web Development
7 15 (10.56%) Change Management
8 14 (9.86%) Migration
9 12 (8.45%) Business Development
10 11 (7.75%) Problem Management
11 10 (7.04%) Data Protection
11 10 (7.04%) Digital Marketing
11 10 (7.04%) Microservices
11 10 (7.04%) Scrum
12 9 (6.34%) Coaching
12 9 (6.34%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (6.34%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 39 (27.46%) C#
2 35 (24.65%) JavaScript
3 27 (19.01%) SQL
4 26 (18.31%) PHP
5 13 (9.15%) Java
6 12 (8.45%) VB
7 10 (7.04%) PHP 5
7 10 (7.04%) PHP 7
7 10 (7.04%) T-SQL
7 10 (7.04%) VB6
8 7 (4.93%) C
9 6 (4.23%) VB.NET
10 5 (3.52%) Python
11 3 (2.11%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.11%) Perl
12 2 (1.41%) C++
13 1 (0.70%) COBOL
13 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.70%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (25.35%) Degree
2 8 (5.63%) DBS Check
2 8 (5.63%) SC Cleared
2 8 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.93%) MCSA
3 7 (4.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.52%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (3.52%) MCSE
5 4 (2.82%) Server+ Certification
6 2 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.70%) CCNA
7 1 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.70%) HND
7 1 (0.70%) MCITP
7 1 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.23%) GDPR
2 6 (4.23%) QA
3 5 (3.52%) SLA
4 3 (2.11%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.41%) COBIT
5 2 (1.41%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 17025
6 1 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.70%) PMO
6 1 (0.70%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 19 (13.38%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.11%) Docker
4 2 (1.41%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.70%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (4.23%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.11%) Ansible
2 3 (2.11%) Terraform
3 1 (0.70%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.70%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.70%) Nagios
3 1 (0.70%) OpenView
3 1 (0.70%) SCOM
3 1 (0.70%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.70%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (0.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 40 (28.17%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.15%) VMware
3 10 (7.04%) Citrix
4 7 (4.93%) IBM
5 5 (3.52%) Telerik
5 5 (3.52%) TOWER Software
5 5 (3.52%) Xamarin
6 3 (2.11%) Cisco
6 3 (2.11%) HP
6 3 (2.11%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.41%) Nasuni
7 2 (1.41%) New Relic
7 2 (1.41%) webMethods
8 1 (0.70%) ANSYS
8 1 (0.70%) Capita
8 1 (0.70%) Dell
8 1 (0.70%) IBM Sterling
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle
8 1 (0.70%) SAP
8 1 (0.70%) ServiceNow