Period
to 25 July 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Self-Motivation in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Self-Motivation over the 6 months to 25 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Self-Motivation
England > South East
6 months to
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 73 110 72
Rank change year-on-year +37 -38 +9
Permanent jobs citing Self-Motivation 676 329 1,107
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.14% 2.68% 4.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.79% 8.30% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 356 258 772
10th Percentile £25,625 £25,000 £27,000
25th Percentile £34,990 £31,750 £32,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £43,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.20% -3.33% -
75th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £68,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -1.10%

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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5,736 3,963 8,569
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.14% 32.34% 32.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3,581 3,251 6,665
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,361 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.60% +4.29% +4.76%

Self-Motivation
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Self-Motivation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Self-Motivation in the South East

Self-Motivation
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Self-Motivation in the South East.

Salary trend for Self-Motivation in the South East

Self-Motivation
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Self-Motivation in the South East over the 6 months to 25 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Self-Motivation in the South East

Self-Motivation
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Self-Motivation within the South East region over the 6 months to 25 July 2021. 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
Hampshire +2 221 £50,000 +33.33% 25
Surrey +37 158 £47,000 +70.91% 23
Thames Valley -23 158 £47,500 -7.77% 63
Berkshire +7 96 £48,750 +8.33% 30
East Sussex +33 65 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -31 39 £52,500 -12.50% 14
West Sussex -4 38 £47,500 -1.04% 9
Kent -5 27 £40,000 +48.15% 18
Oxfordshire -9 23 £39,024 -24.22% 19
Home Counties - 3 £80,000 -
Middlesex - 2 £60,000 -
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2021, 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 South East region with a requirement for Self-Motivation.

1 276 (40.83%) Social Skills
2 234 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 187 (27.66%) Degree
4 163 (24.11%) Microsoft
5 155 (22.93%) Computer Science
6 151 (22.34%) Finance
7 146 (21.60%) JavaScript
8 144 (21.30%) CSS
9 142 (21.01%) Problem-Solving
10 137 (20.27%) Java
11 130 (19.23%) AngularJS
12 127 (18.79%) Linux
13 126 (18.64%) DevOps
14 122 (18.05%) Git (software)
15 112 (16.57%) GitHub
15 112 (16.57%) React
16 107 (15.83%) Node.js
17 105 (15.53%) Project Management
17 105 (15.53%) TDD
18 101 (14.94%) Scrum
18 101 (14.94%) Software Engineering
18 101 (14.94%) Python
18 101 (14.94%) Kafka
19 99 (14.64%) Spring
20 98 (14.50%) Azure
21 96 (14.20%) Jenkins
22 95 (14.05%) Banking
23 90 (13.31%) Windows
24 89 (13.17%) HTML
25 88 (13.02%) Law

Self-Motivation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 81 (11.98%) GemFire
2 60 (8.88%) Apache
3 56 (8.28%) Apache Spark
4 37 (5.47%) Elasticsearch
5 32 (4.73%) MS Exchange
6 25 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 24 (3.55%) Cloud Foundry
8 14 (2.07%) SharePoint
9 13 (1.92%) CMS
10 11 (1.63%) WordPress
11 8 (1.18%) IIS
12 7 (1.04%) Confluence
12 7 (1.04%) SAS
13 5 (0.74%) Joomla!
13 5 (0.74%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.59%) Umbraco
15 3 (0.44%) EPiServer
15 3 (0.44%) Headless CMS
15 3 (0.44%) Kentico
15 3 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 56 (8.28%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (6.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (2.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (2.07%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.74%) Adobe XD
6 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.44%) Figma
7 3 (0.44%) UXPin
8 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.15%) SPSS
8 1 (0.15%) Stata
Business Applications
1 14 (2.07%) SAP S/4HANA
2 10 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.48%) Maximo
3 8 (1.18%) SAP SD
4 6 (0.89%) Sprinklr
5 5 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.59%) C-CURE
7 3 (0.44%) Primavera
7 3 (0.44%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.44%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.44%) SAP MM
7 3 (0.44%) SAP PM
7 3 (0.44%) SAP PS
8 2 (0.30%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.15%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.15%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 112 (16.57%) GitHub
2 98 (14.50%) Azure
3 79 (11.69%) AWS
4 37 (5.47%) PaaS
5 30 (4.44%) Microsoft 365
6 23 (3.40%) Power Platform
7 20 (2.96%) Azure Service Bus
8 19 (2.81%) Azure Logic Apps
9 18 (2.66%) Azure Event Grid
10 12 (1.78%) SaaS
11 10 (1.48%) Slack
12 9 (1.33%) Yarn
13 8 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (1.18%) GCP
13 8 (1.18%) IaaS
14 7 (1.04%) Amazon Kinesis
14 7 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
14 7 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
14 7 (1.04%) PowerApps
15 6 (0.89%) Asana
Communications & Networking
1 49 (7.25%) Firewall
1 49 (7.25%) VPN
2 38 (5.62%) DNS
3 29 (4.29%) DHCP
4 26 (3.85%) Internet
5 19 (2.81%) WAN
6 18 (2.66%) Calico
6 18 (2.66%) TCP/IP
7 13 (1.92%) Cisco IOS
8 11 (1.63%) LAN
9 9 (1.33%) BGP
9 9 (1.33%) NetScaler
10 8 (1.18%) SAN
11 7 (1.04%) 4G
11 7 (1.04%) 5G
12 6 (0.89%) 2G
12 6 (0.89%) 3G
12 6 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (0.89%) Ethernet
12 6 (0.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (11.39%) SQL Server
2 76 (11.24%) PostgreSQL
3 63 (9.32%) Big Data
4 56 (8.28%) HBase
5 52 (7.69%) MariaDB
5 52 (7.69%) NoSQL
6 51 (7.54%) Redis
7 48 (7.10%) Relational Database
8 28 (4.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 23 (3.40%) Oracle Database
10 22 (3.25%) Power BI
11 18 (2.66%) Apache Cassandra
11 18 (2.66%) MongoDB
12 15 (2.22%) MySQL
13 11 (1.63%) Tableau
14 8 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
15 7 (1.04%) Oracle Database 12c
16 6 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
17 5 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 122 (18.05%) Git (software)
2 96 (14.20%) Jenkins
3 82 (12.13%) Sonatype Nexus
4 81 (11.98%) Cucumber
4 81 (11.98%) Protractor
5 77 (11.39%) Gradle
5 77 (11.39%) JUnit
6 68 (10.06%) Eclipse
7 66 (9.76%) IntelliJ
8 63 (9.32%) Cypress.io
8 63 (9.32%) Storybook
9 51 (7.54%) Mockito
10 40 (5.92%) JIRA
11 38 (5.62%) SonarQube
12 36 (5.33%) Selenium
13 20 (2.96%) Visual Studio
14 18 (2.66%) gulp
15 15 (2.22%) Bitbucket
16 12 (1.78%) SpecFlow
16 12 (1.78%) WebDriver
General
1 276 (40.83%) Social Skills
2 151 (22.34%) Finance
3 95 (14.05%) Banking
4 88 (13.02%) Law
5 87 (12.87%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 60 (8.88%) Marketing
7 50 (7.40%) Organisational Skills
8 47 (6.95%) Public Sector
9 46 (6.80%) Legal
9 46 (6.80%) Retail
10 34 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
11 25 (3.70%) Games
12 24 (3.55%) Telecoms
13 23 (3.40%) Presentation Skills
14 21 (3.11%) Manufacturing
15 20 (2.96%) Influencing Skills
16 17 (2.51%) Electronics
17 15 (2.22%) Aerospace
17 15 (2.22%) German Language
18 14 (2.07%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 153 (22.63%) Developer
2 71 (10.50%) Consultant
3 53 (7.84%) Software Engineer
4 50 (7.40%) Software Developer
5 37 (5.47%) Administrator
6 34 (5.03%) Analyst
6 34 (5.03%) Lead Developer
7 31 (4.59%) Lead Software Engineer
8 28 (4.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 28 (4.14%) Lead Software Developer
9 25 (3.70%) Senior Consultant
9 25 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
10 22 (3.25%) Designer
11 21 (3.11%) .NET Developer
11 21 (3.11%) Java Developer
11 21 (3.11%) Product Manager
12 20 (2.96%) IT Manager
13 19 (2.81%) Azure Consultant
13 19 (2.81%) Project Manager
14 18 (2.66%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (21.30%) CSS
2 130 (19.23%) AngularJS
3 112 (16.57%) React
4 107 (15.83%) Node.js
5 101 (14.94%) Kafka
6 99 (14.64%) Spring
7 89 (13.17%) HTML
8 84 (12.43%) RESTful
9 70 (10.36%) .NET
9 70 (10.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 69 (10.21%) Redux
10 69 (10.21%) WireMock
11 65 (9.62%) JSON
12 63 (9.32%) Express
12 63 (9.32%) Tailwind CSS
13 56 (8.28%) Spark Streaming
14 51 (7.54%) LAMP
15 48 (7.10%) RabbitMQ
16 47 (6.95%) LAPP Stack
17 44 (6.51%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 84 (12.43%) Linux Command Line
2 63 (9.32%) User Experience
3 53 (7.84%) Management Information System
4 27 (3.99%) Mobile App
5 24 (3.55%) Virtual Team
6 16 (2.37%) Algorithms
6 16 (2.37%) Data Centre
7 14 (2.07%) Renewable Energy
8 13 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
9 12 (1.78%) Animation
9 12 (1.78%) LIMS
10 11 (1.63%) Driving Licence
10 11 (1.63%) NHS
11 10 (1.48%) Client/Server
11 10 (1.48%) Legacy Systems
12 7 (1.04%) Housing Association
12 7 (1.04%) Legacy Applications
13 6 (0.89%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (0.89%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 127 (18.79%) Linux
2 90 (13.31%) Windows
3 68 (10.06%) Unix
4 49 (7.25%) Windows Server
5 35 (5.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (4.73%) Android
6 32 (4.73%) Windows Server 2016
7 26 (3.85%) Windows Server 2019
8 25 (3.70%) Ubuntu
9 22 (3.25%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.89%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.59%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.30%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (22.93%) Computer Science
3 142 (21.01%) Problem-Solving
4 126 (18.64%) DevOps
5 105 (15.53%) Project Management
5 105 (15.53%) TDD
6 101 (14.94%) Scrum
6 101 (14.94%) Software Engineering
7 83 (12.28%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 81 (11.98%) Digital Banking
9 80 (11.83%) Microservices
10 78 (11.54%) User Stories
11 76 (11.24%) BDD
12 74 (10.95%) Test Automation
13 72 (10.65%) Fintech
13 72 (10.65%) Open Source
14 68 (10.06%) Mentoring
14 68 (10.06%) Validation
15 65 (9.62%) Information Security
16 63 (9.32%) Cross-Browser Testing
Programming Languages
1 146 (21.60%) JavaScript
2 137 (20.27%) Java
3 101 (14.94%) Python
4 87 (12.87%) C#
5 82 (12.13%) SQL
6 57 (8.43%) Shell Script
7 56 (8.28%) Groovy
8 53 (7.84%) C
9 39 (5.77%) Bash Shell
9 39 (5.77%) PowerShell
10 23 (3.40%) Go
11 21 (3.11%) C++
12 20 (2.96%) Ruby
13 17 (2.51%) T-SQL
14 15 (2.22%) PHP
15 12 (1.78%) Apple Swift
16 9 (1.33%) VB.NET
17 8 (1.18%) Objective-C
18 7 (1.04%) VB
18 7 (1.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 187 (27.66%) Degree
2 69 (10.21%) OCP
2 69 (10.21%) Oracle Certification
3 62 (9.17%) Security Cleared
4 49 (7.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 21 (3.11%) SC Cleared
6 16 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (1.92%) ISEB
7 13 (1.92%) Master's Degree
8 12 (1.78%) MCSE
9 11 (1.63%) HND
10 9 (1.33%) CISM
10 9 (1.33%) CISSP
11 8 (1.18%) CCNA
11 8 (1.18%) DBS Check
11 8 (1.18%) MCP
11 8 (1.18%) SANS
12 5 (0.74%) CESG Certified Professional
12 5 (0.74%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (8.14%) SLA
2 28 (4.14%) QA
3 26 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (2.51%) Cyber Essentials
5 16 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 11 (1.63%) Accessibility
7 5 (0.74%) CDISC
7 5 (0.74%) NIST
7 5 (0.74%) RMADS
8 4 (0.59%) GMP
8 4 (0.59%) GxP
9 3 (0.44%) HAZOP
9 3 (0.44%) WAI
10 2 (0.30%) GRC
10 2 (0.30%) NCSC
11 1 (0.15%) Def Stans
11 1 (0.15%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.15%) NEBOSH
11 1 (0.15%) NIST 800
System Software
1 61 (9.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (8.28%) HDFS
3 48 (7.10%) Active Directory
4 30 (4.44%) Docker
5 22 (3.25%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (1.78%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.89%) vSphere
8 5 (0.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.59%) Firmware
9 4 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.44%) XenApp
11 2 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.15%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 80 (11.83%) Ansible
2 51 (7.54%) Kubernetes
3 41 (6.07%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (3.25%) Grafana
5 18 (2.66%) Kibana
6 9 (1.33%) Terraform
7 4 (0.59%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.59%) Jamf Pro
7 4 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.30%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.30%) Puppet
8 2 (0.30%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.15%) Control-M
9 1 (0.15%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 163 (24.11%) Microsoft
2 87 (12.87%) VMware
3 63 (9.32%) Okta
4 57 (8.43%) Cisco
5 50 (7.40%) Oracle
6 31 (4.59%) SAP
7 18 (2.66%) PayPal
8 14 (2.07%) Google
9 13 (1.92%) Citrix
9 13 (1.92%) Nokia
10 12 (1.78%) Juniper
11 9 (1.33%) Adobe
11 9 (1.33%) Automation Anywhere
11 9 (1.33%) Fortinet
11 9 (1.33%) Palo Alto
12 7 (1.04%) Meraki
12 7 (1.04%) Sage
12 7 (1.04%) ServiceNow
12 7 (1.04%) WooCommerce
13 6 (0.89%) Salesforce.com