Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Self-Motivation
England > North West
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 125 103 108
Rank change year-on-year -22 +5 -20
Permanent jobs citing Self-Motivation 270 390 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.55% 3.06% 2.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.29% 8.10% 7.21%
Number of salaries quoted 211 281 294
North West median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,000 £21,075
90th Percentile £59,375 £56,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 4,290 4,817 4,981
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 40.44% 37.84% 40.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3,428 3,708 4,125
North West median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,560 £67,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -36 158 £32,000 -20.00% 63
Cheshire +35 68 £36,500 -2.67% 28
Merseyside +16 22 £43,250 +44.17% 5
Lancashire -24 13 £51,250 +46.43% 13
Cumbria +7 7 £22,093 -50.91%
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 75 (27.78%) Windows
2 72 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 70 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (25.56%) SQL
5 52 (19.26%) Problem-Solving
6 49 (18.15%) Finance
6 49 (18.15%) Active Directory
7 40 (14.81%) HTML
8 39 (14.44%) .NET
9 38 (14.07%) C#
10 37 (13.70%) SQL Server
11 32 (11.85%) CSS
11 32 (11.85%) ITIL
12 31 (11.48%) Cisco
13 30 (11.11%) JavaScript
14 29 (10.74%) MVC
15 28 (10.37%) Oracle
15 28 (10.37%) SharePoint
16 27 (10.00%) MySQL
17 26 (9.63%) TCP/IP
18 25 (9.26%) Windows Server
19 24 (8.89%) Management Information System
19 24 (8.89%) Degree
20 23 (8.52%) Time Management
20 23 (8.52%) VMware
21 22 (8.15%) Office 365
22 21 (7.78%) ASP.NET
22 21 (7.78%) Microsoft Office
23 20 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel

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 28 (10.37%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.70%) IIS
3 8 (2.96%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.48%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.11%) ArcGIS
5 3 (1.11%) GeoServer
5 3 (1.11%) JBoss
5 3 (1.11%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.74%) Apache
6 2 (0.74%) Confluence
6 2 (0.74%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.74%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.37%) CICS
7 1 (0.37%) CMS
7 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.37%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (7.78%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (2.59%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.48%) Chatbot
4 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.37%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.37%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.37%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.37%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.37%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.15%) Office 365
2 12 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (1.85%) SaaS
4 2 (0.74%) OneDrive
4 2 (0.74%) Trello
4 2 (0.74%) Zapier
5 1 (0.37%) GitHub
5 1 (0.37%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.37%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.63%) TCP/IP
2 20 (7.41%) WAN
3 16 (5.93%) Firewall
4 15 (5.56%) Internet
5 13 (4.81%) VoIP
6 12 (4.44%) SAN
7 9 (3.33%) LAN
8 8 (2.96%) DNS
8 8 (2.96%) ZigBee
9 6 (2.22%) SMTP
9 6 (2.22%) SNMP
9 6 (2.22%) WebEx
9 6 (2.22%) Wireless
10 5 (1.85%) DHCP
11 4 (1.48%) VPN
12 3 (1.11%) Skype
13 2 (0.74%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (0.74%) DMZ
13 2 (0.74%) Kerberos
13 2 (0.74%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (13.70%) SQL Server
2 27 (10.00%) MySQL
3 19 (7.04%) Relational Database
4 16 (5.93%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
6 10 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 10 (3.70%) NoSQL
7 9 (3.33%) MariaDB
8 8 (2.96%) MongoDB
9 7 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.85%) DB2
10 5 (1.85%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.48%) Power BI
11 4 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (7.04%) Git (software)
2 15 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 12 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (4.07%) Oracle APEX
4 11 (4.07%) Oracle Forms
5 10 (3.70%) Gradle
5 10 (3.70%) Maven
6 8 (2.96%) JIRA
6 8 (2.96%) Selenium
7 6 (2.22%) Subversion
8 5 (1.85%) Cucumber
8 5 (1.85%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.85%) WebDriver
9 4 (1.48%) GoCD
9 4 (1.48%) JMeter
9 4 (1.48%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (1.48%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.11%) Aptana Studio
10 3 (1.11%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.74%) CA Flowdock
General
1 49 (18.15%) Finance
2 17 (6.30%) Marketing
3 11 (4.07%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.96%) Retail
5 7 (2.59%) Games
6 6 (2.22%) Back Office
6 6 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.48%) Banking
7 4 (1.48%) Electronics
7 4 (1.48%) Front Office
7 4 (1.48%) Legal
8 3 (1.11%) Billing
8 3 (1.11%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.11%) Law
9 2 (0.74%) Publishing
10 1 (0.37%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 65 (24.07%) Developer
2 57 (21.11%) Analyst
3 29 (10.74%) IT Support
3 29 (10.74%) Support Analyst
4 20 (7.41%) .NET Developer
5 17 (6.30%) 3rd Line Support
6 16 (5.93%) 2nd Line Support
7 15 (5.56%) Junior
7 15 (5.56%) Support Engineer
8 14 (5.19%) PHP Developer
9 12 (4.44%) Junior Developer
10 11 (4.07%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 11 (4.07%) DBA
10 11 (4.07%) IT Engineer
10 11 (4.07%) Test Analyst
11 10 (3.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 10 (3.70%) Administrator
11 10 (3.70%) Consultant
11 10 (3.70%) Data Engineer
11 10 (3.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (14.81%) HTML
2 39 (14.44%) .NET
3 32 (11.85%) CSS
4 21 (7.78%) ASP.NET
5 15 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 15 (5.56%) XML
6 14 (5.19%) .NET Framework
6 14 (5.19%) jQuery
7 13 (4.81%) Web Services
8 10 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (3.33%) Ajax
9 9 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (2.96%) JSON
10 8 (2.96%) RESTful
11 7 (2.59%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (2.59%) CSS3
11 7 (2.59%) HTML5
11 7 (2.59%) React
11 7 (2.59%) REST
12 5 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 72 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.89%) Management Information System
3 16 (5.93%) User Experience
4 12 (4.44%) Smart Meter
5 10 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 10 (3.70%) Smart Energy
6 6 (2.22%) Fintech
7 5 (1.85%) Graphic Design
7 5 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.48%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.48%) Robotics
9 3 (1.11%) Animation
9 3 (1.11%) Cyber Defence
9 3 (1.11%) Cyberattack
9 3 (1.11%) Cybercrime
9 3 (1.11%) Infotainment
10 2 (0.74%) Life Science
10 2 (0.74%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.74%) PKI
10 2 (0.74%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 75 (27.78%) Windows
2 25 (9.26%) Windows Server
3 18 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (5.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (4.81%) Windows 7
6 10 (3.70%) Windows 10
7 9 (3.33%) Linux
8 8 (2.96%) Mac OS X
9 6 (2.22%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.48%) Android
11 3 (1.11%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.11%) pSOS
11 3 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.74%) Unix
13 1 (0.37%) VMS
13 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (19.26%) Problem-Solving
3 32 (11.85%) ITIL
4 29 (10.74%) MVC
5 23 (8.52%) Time Management
6 20 (7.41%) Mentoring
7 18 (6.67%) Information Security
8 17 (6.30%) Test Automation
9 15 (5.56%) Decision-Making
10 14 (5.19%) OO
10 14 (5.19%) Project Management
10 14 (5.19%) Scrum
10 14 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (5.19%) User Stories
11 13 (4.81%) Computer Science
11 13 (4.81%) ERP
12 12 (4.44%) Incident Management
12 12 (4.44%) Manual Testing
12 12 (4.44%) Software Testing
12 12 (4.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 69 (25.56%) SQL
2 38 (14.07%) C#
3 30 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 15 (5.56%) PHP
5 13 (4.81%) VBA
6 12 (4.44%) T-SQL
7 10 (3.70%) TypeScript
7 10 (3.70%) VB
8 9 (3.33%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.96%) Python
10 6 (2.22%) Java
10 6 (2.22%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.85%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.74%) PHP 7
13 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.37%) C
13 1 (0.37%) COBOL
13 1 (0.37%) Elixir
13 1 (0.37%) Erlang
13 1 (0.37%) Go
Qualifications
1 24 (8.89%) Degree
2 8 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (2.96%) NVQ Level 3
3 7 (2.59%) A+ Certification
4 6 (2.22%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.85%) ISEB
5 5 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.48%) CISA
6 4 (1.48%) CISM
6 4 (1.48%) CISSP
6 4 (1.48%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.48%) MCSE
6 4 (1.48%) MCTS
6 4 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.11%) APMP
7 3 (1.11%) CCNA
7 3 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.74%) CEH
8 2 (0.74%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.41%) QA
2 13 (4.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.96%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.96%) PMO
3 8 (2.96%) SLA
4 3 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.74%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.74%) GDPR
System Software
1 49 (18.15%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.30%) Docker
3 15 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (4.81%) Hyper-V
5 12 (4.44%) Terminal Services
6 6 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.48%) vSphere
8 3 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.37%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (1.85%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.48%) SCCM
3 2 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.37%) Ansible
4 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.37%) Grafana
4 1 (0.37%) Kibana
4 1 (0.37%) Nagios
4 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.37%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.37%) Puppet
4 1 (0.37%) Terraform
Vendors
1 70 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 31 (11.48%) Cisco
3 28 (10.37%) Oracle
4 23 (8.52%) VMware
5 13 (4.81%) Citrix
6 10 (3.70%) Apple
7 8 (2.96%) Ivanti
8 6 (2.22%) CheckPoint
8 6 (2.22%) Cognos
8 6 (2.22%) Google
8 6 (2.22%) Hyperion
9 5 (1.85%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.85%) SAP
9 5 (1.85%) WorldPay
10 3 (1.11%) Avaya
10 3 (1.11%) Mapinfo
10 3 (1.11%) Tableau
10 3 (1.11%) Veeam
11 2 (0.74%) Juniper
11 2 (0.74%) Nortel