Period
to 8 April 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 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Self-Motivation
England > North West
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 92 92 90
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Self-Motivation 240 315 474
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 3.01% 3.09% 3.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.00% 7.53% 9.97%
Number of salaries quoted 215 283 336
Median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -18.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £52,500 £56,875
England median annual salary £47,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.59% -5.56% +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 3,000 4,181 4,752
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 37.60% 41.01% 36.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2,288 3,090 3,642
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,200 £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% +1.01%

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 8 April 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 8 April 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 -28 93 £30,000 -6.25% 12
Cheshire +4 61 £47,500 +58.33% 14
Lancashire +32 40 £44,000 +25.71% 2
Merseyside +15 22 £37,500 -22.28% 7
Cumbria -13 14 £40,000 +81.06% 5
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 8 April 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 97 (40.42%) Microsoft
2 85 (35.42%) Problem-Solving
3 79 (32.92%) Analytical Skills
4 78 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 63 (26.25%) Degree
7 60 (25.00%) .NET
8 54 (22.50%) C#
9 49 (20.42%) SQL
9 49 (20.42%) Azure
10 45 (18.75%) HTML
11 44 (18.33%) CSS
12 43 (17.92%) JavaScript
12 43 (17.92%) Windows
13 41 (17.08%) Active Directory
14 39 (16.25%) ITIL
14 39 (16.25%) Finance
15 38 (15.83%) Computer Science
16 36 (15.00%) Relational Database
16 36 (15.00%) Migration
17 35 (14.58%) VB
18 33 (13.75%) Retail
19 32 (13.33%) Manufacturing
20 31 (12.92%) WinForms
20 31 (12.92%) VB6
20 31 (12.92%) Microsoft Office
20 31 (12.92%) jQuery
21 30 (12.50%) Web Development
21 30 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
21 30 (12.50%) AngularJS

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 22 (9.17%) SharePoint
2 14 (5.83%) MS Exchange
3 12 (5.00%) Confluence
4 9 (3.75%) IIS
5 6 (2.50%) Mule
6 4 (1.67%) Apache
7 3 (1.25%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.25%) WordPress
8 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.83%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.42%) Gentran
9 1 (0.42%) nginx
9 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 31 (12.92%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (7.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.50%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.42%) Maya
6 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.42%) Magento
1 1 (0.42%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 49 (20.42%) Azure
2 26 (10.83%) Office 365
3 10 (4.17%) AWS
4 9 (3.75%) IaaS
5 7 (2.92%) Power Platform
6 3 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.83%) GCP
7 2 (0.83%) SaaS
8 1 (0.42%) G Suite
8 1 (0.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.17%) Internet
3 8 (3.33%) Firewall
3 8 (3.33%) MPLS
3 8 (3.33%) WAN
4 6 (2.50%) DSL
4 6 (2.50%) Intranet
4 6 (2.50%) Skype
5 4 (1.67%) SAN
6 3 (1.25%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.83%) LAN
7 2 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.42%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.42%) DHCP
8 1 (0.42%) DNS
8 1 (0.42%) HTTP
8 1 (0.42%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.42%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.42%) VoIP
8 1 (0.42%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 36 (15.00%) Relational Database
3 12 (5.00%) MySQL
4 10 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (3.33%) RDBMS
6 7 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.92%) Power BI
7 5 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.25%) Cosmos DB
9 3 (1.25%) MariaDB
9 3 (1.25%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.25%) Neo4j
9 3 (1.25%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 30 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 18 (7.50%) JIRA
3 13 (5.42%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.08%) Bitbucket
5 4 (1.67%) Rational Robot
5 4 (1.67%) Visual Studio Coded UI
6 3 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.25%) Subversion
7 2 (0.83%) ERwin
7 2 (0.83%) Selenium
General
1 39 (16.25%) Finance
2 33 (13.75%) Retail
3 32 (13.33%) Manufacturing
4 11 (4.58%) Marketing
5 9 (3.75%) Games
6 7 (2.92%) Legal
6 7 (2.92%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.50%) Law
8 5 (2.08%) Aerospace
8 5 (2.08%) Billing
9 4 (1.67%) Military
10 3 (1.25%) Back Office
10 3 (1.25%) Public Sector
11 2 (0.83%) Local Government
11 2 (0.83%) Police
12 1 (0.42%) Automotive
12 1 (0.42%) Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (31.67%) Developer
2 33 (13.75%) Senior Developer
3 30 (12.50%) Analyst
4 26 (10.83%) Software Developer
5 23 (9.58%) Senior Software Developer
6 15 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
7 13 (5.42%) Junior
7 13 (5.42%) Microsoft Engineer
8 12 (5.00%) Active Directory Support
8 12 (5.00%) Telephony Support
9 11 (4.58%) Architect
9 11 (4.58%) Office 365 Engineer
9 11 (4.58%) PHP Developer
9 11 (4.58%) Support Analyst
10 9 (3.75%) .NET Developer
10 9 (3.75%) Exchange Engineer
10 9 (3.75%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (3.75%) Support Engineer
11 8 (3.33%) Active Directory Engineer
11 8 (3.33%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (25.00%) .NET
2 45 (18.75%) HTML
3 44 (18.33%) CSS
4 31 (12.92%) jQuery
4 31 (12.92%) WinForms
5 30 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 28 (11.67%) .NET Framework
7 27 (11.25%) Entity Framework
8 26 (10.83%) HTML5
8 26 (10.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 24 (10.00%) CSS3
10 23 (9.58%) ADO.NET
11 18 (7.50%) XML
12 11 (4.58%) .NET Core
12 11 (4.58%) Ajax
13 9 (3.75%) Kafka
14 7 (2.92%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (2.92%) CryEngine
14 7 (2.92%) React
15 6 (2.50%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 79 (32.92%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (9.58%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (6.67%) Driving Licence
4 14 (5.83%) User Experience
5 12 (5.00%) Management Information System
6 10 (4.17%) Client/Server
7 9 (3.75%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.92%) Online Games
9 5 (2.08%) FMCG
10 4 (1.67%) HoloLens
10 4 (1.67%) Replication
11 3 (1.25%) Clustering
11 3 (1.25%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.83%) e-Learning
12 2 (0.83%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.83%) Social Media
12 2 (0.83%) Thin Client
13 1 (0.42%) Chip and PIN
13 1 (0.42%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 43 (17.92%) Windows
2 16 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 14 (5.83%) Windows Server
4 11 (4.58%) Unix
4 11 (4.58%) Windows 7
5 8 (3.33%) Linux
6 5 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.08%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (1.67%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.42%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.42%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (35.42%) Problem-Solving
2 78 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (16.25%) ITIL
4 38 (15.83%) Computer Science
5 36 (15.00%) Migration
6 30 (12.50%) Web Development
7 23 (9.58%) Data Security
8 22 (9.17%) Mentoring
9 21 (8.75%) Time Management
10 17 (7.08%) DevOps
10 17 (7.08%) Mathematics
10 17 (7.08%) SDLC
11 15 (6.25%) Business Analysis
11 15 (6.25%) Incident Management
11 15 (6.25%) Project Delivery
11 15 (6.25%) Project Management
11 15 (6.25%) Software Engineering
12 13 (5.42%) Coaching
12 13 (5.42%) Service Management
13 11 (4.58%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 54 (22.50%) C#
2 49 (20.42%) SQL
3 43 (17.92%) JavaScript
4 35 (14.58%) VB
5 31 (12.92%) VB6
6 23 (9.58%) VB.NET
7 15 (6.25%) PHP
8 13 (5.42%) T-SQL
9 11 (4.58%) C
9 11 (4.58%) Java
9 11 (4.58%) Python
10 7 (2.92%) C++
10 7 (2.92%) Lua
11 5 (2.08%) PHP 5
11 5 (2.08%) PHP 7
12 4 (1.67%) COBOL
13 3 (1.25%) Go
13 3 (1.25%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.25%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 63 (26.25%) Degree
2 21 (8.75%) DBS Check
3 7 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.08%) A+ Certification
5 3 (1.25%) CCNA
5 3 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.25%) MCSA
5 3 (1.25%) MCSE
5 3 (1.25%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.83%) CISM
6 2 (0.83%) CISSP
6 2 (0.83%) GIAC
6 2 (0.83%) MCP
6 2 (0.83%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.83%) VCP6
7 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.42%) NCDA
7 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (11.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (10.00%) GDPR
3 16 (6.67%) QA
4 5 (2.08%) SLA
5 4 (1.67%) PMO
6 2 (0.83%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 17025
7 1 (0.42%) COBIT
7 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.42%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.42%) RosettaNet
7 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (17.08%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.67%) Docker
3 4 (1.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.83%) vSphere
4 2 (0.83%) XenApp
5 1 (0.42%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (1.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.83%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.42%) Ansible
3 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.42%) SCCM
3 1 (0.42%) SCOM
3 1 (0.42%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.42%) Terraform
Vendors
1 97 (40.42%) Microsoft
2 23 (9.58%) Xamarin
3 13 (5.42%) Oracle
4 12 (5.00%) Citrix
5 11 (4.58%) Atlassian
5 11 (4.58%) Cisco
5 11 (4.58%) VMware
6 6 (2.50%) Apple
6 6 (2.50%) New Relic
6 6 (2.50%) webMethods
7 5 (2.08%) HP
7 5 (2.08%) Samsung
8 4 (1.67%) Telerik
9 3 (1.25%) NetApp
9 3 (1.25%) Pega
10 2 (0.83%) Dell
10 2 (0.83%) SOTI
10 2 (0.83%) TOWER Software
11 1 (0.42%) Avaya
11 1 (0.42%) IBM