Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Self-Motivation
England > North West
6 months to
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 103 119 127
Rank change year-on-year +16 +8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Self-Motivation 299 327 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.97% 2.78% 2.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.67% 7.60% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 211 256 243
North West median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £58,750 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.10% +1.11% +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 3,899 4,302 4,781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.79% 36.53% 37.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2,814 3,394 3,715
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,825 £26,075 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £65,000
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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -7 156 £31,500 -21.25% 52
Cheshire +47 107 £45,000 +5.88% 27
Lancashire -23 23 £42,500 +21.43% 14
Merseyside -4 13 £32,500 -18.75% 12
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 116 (38.80%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 77 (25.75%) Degree
4 73 (24.41%) Problem-Solving
5 60 (20.07%) Analytical Skills
5 60 (20.07%) SQL Server
6 51 (17.06%) Windows
6 51 (17.06%) DevOps
7 50 (16.72%) C#
8 48 (16.05%) Finance
9 46 (15.38%) Java
9 46 (15.38%) Software Engineering
10 45 (15.05%) Azure
11 44 (14.72%) SQL
12 43 (14.38%) .NET
12 43 (14.38%) JavaScript
12 43 (14.38%) JIRA
12 43 (14.38%) Computer Science
13 42 (14.05%) ITIL
14 41 (13.71%) SDLC
15 40 (13.38%) Test Automation
16 39 (13.04%) HTML
17 38 (12.71%) Oracle
18 36 (12.04%) Linux
18 36 (12.04%) Jenkins
19 35 (11.71%) Git (software)
19 35 (11.71%) QA
19 35 (11.71%) VMware
20 34 (11.37%) Unix
20 34 (11.37%) jQuery

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 14 (4.68%) MS Exchange
2 12 (4.01%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.68%) CMS
4 9 (3.01%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (1.67%) Confluence
6 4 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.00%) WordPress
8 2 (0.67%) IIS
8 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.67%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.67%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.33%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (6.35%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.00%) CATIA
4 3 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.33%) HipChat
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (3.01%) SAP Hybris
2 5 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.00%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.67%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.33%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 45 (15.05%) Azure
2 31 (10.37%) Office 365
3 14 (4.68%) AWS
3 14 (4.68%) Power Platform
4 5 (1.67%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (1.34%) GCP
6 2 (0.67%) Engine Yard
6 2 (0.67%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.67%) Heroku
7 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.36%) Firewall
2 13 (4.35%) Cisco IPT
2 13 (4.35%) IP Telephony
3 10 (3.34%) DNS
3 10 (3.34%) TCP/IP
4 9 (3.01%) DHCP
5 6 (2.01%) VLAN
5 6 (2.01%) Wireless
6 5 (1.67%) HTTP
7 4 (1.34%) DMVPN
7 4 (1.34%) LAN
7 4 (1.34%) SAN
7 4 (1.34%) WAN
8 3 (1.00%) Skype
8 3 (1.00%) VoIP
8 3 (1.00%) WLAN
9 2 (0.67%) Intranet
10 1 (0.33%) BGP
10 1 (0.33%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (20.07%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.35%) MySQL
3 16 (5.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (5.02%) Relational Database
5 14 (4.68%) Power BI
6 7 (2.34%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.34%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (2.34%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (2.34%) Oracle Database 12c
6 7 (2.34%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.34%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.34%) RavenDB
8 3 (1.00%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.00%) QlikView
9 2 (0.67%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (0.33%) Big Data
10 1 (0.33%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 43 (14.38%) JIRA
2 36 (12.04%) Jenkins
3 35 (11.71%) Git (software)
4 25 (8.36%) Visual Studio
5 24 (8.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (5.69%) Gerrit
7 13 (4.35%) git-flow
8 8 (2.68%) Hudson
8 8 (2.68%) Oracle Forms
8 8 (2.68%) RSpec
8 8 (2.68%) SpecFlow
8 8 (2.68%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (1.34%) webpack
10 3 (1.00%) Bugzilla
10 3 (1.00%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.67%) Subversion
12 1 (0.33%) CF BOSH
12 1 (0.33%) Grunt
12 1 (0.33%) gulp
12 1 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 48 (16.05%) Finance
2 33 (11.04%) Retail
3 21 (7.02%) Manufacturing
4 16 (5.35%) Marketing
4 16 (5.35%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.01%) Billing
5 6 (2.01%) Public Sector
6 5 (1.67%) Legal
7 4 (1.34%) Banking
8 3 (1.00%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.00%) Law
8 3 (1.00%) Military
9 2 (0.67%) Games
9 2 (0.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 88 (29.43%) Developer
2 45 (15.05%) Analyst
3 29 (9.70%) Senior Developer
4 26 (8.70%) C# Developer
5 18 (6.02%) Delivery Manager
5 18 (6.02%) IT Manager
5 18 (6.02%) Software Engineer
6 17 (5.69%) 2nd Line Support
7 15 (5.02%) Architect
8 14 (4.68%) Senior C# Developer
8 14 (4.68%) Support Engineer
9 13 (4.35%) IT Operations Manager
9 13 (4.35%) Operations Manager
10 12 (4.01%) Compiler Engineer
10 12 (4.01%) Junior
10 12 (4.01%) Senior Compiler Engineer
10 12 (4.01%) Senior Software Engineer
10 12 (4.01%) Support Analyst
10 12 (4.01%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (3.68%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (14.38%) .NET
2 39 (13.04%) HTML
3 34 (11.37%) jQuery
4 32 (10.70%) Web Services
5 27 (9.03%) XML
6 24 (8.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 23 (7.69%) ASP.NET
7 23 (7.69%) CSS
8 18 (6.02%) Ajax
8 18 (6.02%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (5.69%) AngularJS
9 17 (5.69%) OpenJDK
10 16 (5.35%) WCF
11 15 (5.02%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 13 (4.35%) REST
13 12 (4.01%) .NET Framework
13 12 (4.01%) SOAP
14 11 (3.68%) Node.js
15 9 (3.01%) Entity Framework
15 9 (3.01%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 60 (20.07%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (9.03%) Virtual Team
3 18 (6.02%) Smartphone
4 11 (3.68%) PlayStation
4 11 (3.68%) Xbox
5 9 (3.01%) e-Learning
6 8 (2.68%) Driving Licence
6 8 (2.68%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (2.68%) PMI
7 7 (2.34%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.67%) Clustering
8 5 (1.67%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.67%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.67%) User Experience
9 4 (1.34%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.34%) NHS
9 4 (1.34%) PKI
10 3 (1.00%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 51 (17.06%) Windows
2 36 (12.04%) Linux
3 34 (11.37%) Unix
4 30 (10.03%) Windows Server
5 18 (6.02%) CentOS
5 18 (6.02%) Ubuntu
6 17 (5.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (5.69%) SUSE
7 15 (5.02%) Windows 10
8 13 (4.35%) HPUX
9 11 (3.68%) Android
9 11 (3.68%) Windows 7
10 9 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (1.00%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.67%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.67%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.33%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (38.80%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (24.41%) Problem-Solving
3 51 (17.06%) DevOps
4 46 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 43 (14.38%) Computer Science
6 42 (14.05%) ITIL
7 41 (13.71%) SDLC
8 40 (13.38%) Test Automation
9 33 (11.04%) MVC
10 27 (9.03%) Open Source
11 26 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
11 26 (8.70%) Mentoring
12 25 (8.36%) Scrum
13 24 (8.03%) Service Management
14 23 (7.69%) Time Management
15 22 (7.36%) B2B
16 20 (6.69%) Waterfall
17 19 (6.35%) BDD
17 19 (6.35%) Web Development
18 18 (6.02%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 50 (16.72%) C#
2 46 (15.38%) Java
3 44 (14.72%) SQL
4 43 (14.38%) JavaScript
5 23 (7.69%) C
6 20 (6.69%) C++
7 17 (5.69%) PHP
8 13 (4.35%) Shell Script
9 12 (4.01%) Python
10 9 (3.01%) Bash Shell
10 9 (3.01%) Ruby
10 9 (3.01%) VB.NET
11 7 (2.34%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.34%) VB
11 7 (2.34%) VB6
12 6 (2.01%) COBOL
13 4 (1.34%) Kotlin
13 4 (1.34%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.67%) Lua
14 2 (0.67%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 77 (25.75%) Degree
2 21 (7.02%) Computer Science Degree
2 21 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (5.69%) Security Cleared
4 13 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (4.01%) MCSA
5 12 (4.01%) VCP6
6 10 (3.34%) SC Cleared
7 8 (2.68%) PMI Certification
8 7 (2.34%) DBS Check
9 3 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.00%) MCP
10 2 (0.67%) CCNP
10 2 (0.67%) ISEB
10 2 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.67%) MCSE
11 1 (0.33%) ACCA
11 1 (0.33%) CEH
11 1 (0.33%) CIMA
11 1 (0.33%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (11.71%) QA
2 24 (8.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (7.02%) GDPR
4 13 (4.35%) COBIT
4 13 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (2.68%) SLA
6 4 (1.34%) PCI DSS
7 3 (1.00%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.33%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.33%) PMO
System Software
1 29 (9.70%) Active Directory
2 20 (6.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (5.69%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (2.34%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.67%) Docker
5 2 (0.67%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.67%) vSphere
6 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (3.34%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.67%) Puppet
3 4 (1.34%) Ansible
3 4 (1.34%) CASB
3 4 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.00%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.33%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.33%) Nagios
5 1 (0.33%) SCCM
5 1 (0.33%) SCOM
5 1 (0.33%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.33%) Terraform
5 1 (0.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 92 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 38 (12.71%) Oracle
3 35 (11.71%) VMware
4 29 (9.70%) Cisco
5 16 (5.35%) Citrix
6 13 (4.35%) NetApp
6 13 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (4.01%) BT
8 11 (3.68%) SAP
9 9 (3.01%) ATG
9 9 (3.01%) Demandware
9 9 (3.01%) hybris
9 9 (3.01%) Sitecore
9 9 (3.01%) Xamarin
10 7 (2.34%) Veritas
11 6 (2.01%) Apple
11 6 (2.01%) Pega
12 4 (1.34%) Google
12 4 (1.34%) Remedy
13 3 (1.00%) HP