Period
to 13 October 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Self-Motivation in permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Self-Motivation over the 6 months to 13 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Self-Motivation
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 84 94
Rank change year-on-year -3 +10 -8
Permanent jobs citing Self-Motivation 2,661 3,290 3,159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 3.39% 3.59% 3.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.12% 9.62% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,876 2,344 2,360
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -3.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £60,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year -1.10% +2.25% +4.71%

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 29,189 34,205 35,336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 37.19% 37.29% 36.50%
Number of salaries quoted 21,548 26,274 27,842
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,807 £70,000 £66,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

Self-Motivation
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Self-Motivation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Self-Motivation in the UK excluding London

Self-Motivation
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Self-Motivation in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Self-Motivation in the UK excluding London

Self-Motivation
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Self-Motivation in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 13 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Self-Motivation in the UK excluding London

Self-Motivation
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Self-Motivation within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 13 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
South East +4 1,007 £45,000 - 201
North of England +2 563 £38,000 -1.30% 198
Midlands -31 416 £45,000 +12.50% 168
North West +15 309 £37,500 -6.25% 100
East of England +11 278 £42,500 +3.53% 103
West Midlands -35 271 £45,000 +12.50% 87
Yorkshire -16 229 £40,000 - 77
South West -45 205 £35,000 +7.69% 107
East Midlands -2 143 £46,000 +22.67% 79
Scotland +64 132 £51,570 +25.02% 40
Wales -14 51 £33,750 +8.52% 18
North East +4 25 £37,500 +25.00% 21
Northern Ireland -10 13 £70,000 +28.44% 1
Channel Islands +7 2 £70,000 +16.67% 2
Self-Motivation
UK

For the 6 months to 13 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Self-Motivation.

1 853 (32.06%) Problem-Solving
2 799 (30.03%) Agile Software Development
3 743 (27.92%) Microsoft
4 641 (24.09%) Degree
5 536 (20.14%) Windows
6 535 (20.11%) Analytical Skills
7 502 (18.87%) SQL
8 459 (17.25%) C#
9 428 (16.08%) JavaScript
10 427 (16.05%) SQL Server
11 394 (14.81%) ITIL
12 387 (14.54%) .NET
13 385 (14.47%) Azure
14 380 (14.28%) Finance
15 327 (12.29%) HTML
16 298 (11.20%) Software Engineering
17 281 (10.56%) Project Management
18 279 (10.48%) Linux
19 272 (10.22%) Active Directory
20 271 (10.18%) Computer Science
21 269 (10.11%) CSS
22 233 (8.76%) AWS
23 222 (8.34%) Microsoft Office
24 221 (8.31%) Java
25 211 (7.93%) Scrum
26 210 (7.89%) VMware
27 206 (7.74%) Firewall
28 204 (7.67%) Git (software)
29 202 (7.59%) Mentoring
30 197 (7.40%) MVC

Self-Motivation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 115 (4.32%) MS Exchange
2 79 (2.97%) SharePoint
3 64 (2.41%) Confluence
4 49 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 45 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 37 (1.39%) CMS
7 36 (1.35%) IIS
8 30 (1.13%) Skype for Business
9 24 (0.90%) Apache
10 19 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
11 16 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
11 16 (0.60%) Tomcat
11 16 (0.60%) WordPress
12 13 (0.49%) WebSphere
13 10 (0.38%) Apache Spark
13 10 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
14 9 (0.34%) nginx
14 9 (0.34%) Umbraco
14 9 (0.34%) WebLogic
15 6 (0.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 222 (8.34%) Microsoft Office
2 142 (5.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 79 (2.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 48 (1.80%) MS Visio
5 28 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (0.34%) Chatbot
7 8 (0.30%) AutoCAD
8 7 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.23%) Windchill
10 5 (0.19%) GNU Octave
10 5 (0.19%) OrCAD
10 5 (0.19%) Simulink
10 5 (0.19%) Sketch
11 4 (0.15%) Photoshop
12 3 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.11%) CATIA
13 2 (0.075%) Doxygen
13 2 (0.075%) Pro/ENGINEER
13 2 (0.075%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 24 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (0.56%) NetSuite
3 13 (0.49%) Maximo
4 9 (0.34%) SAP Hybris
5 7 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 6 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
6 6 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.19%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 5 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.15%) Magento
8 4 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.15%) SAP BPC
8 4 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
9 3 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.075%) OpenCart
10 2 (0.075%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 385 (14.47%) Azure
2 233 (8.76%) AWS
3 194 (7.29%) Office 365
4 103 (3.87%) SaaS
5 76 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
6 58 (2.18%) Power Platform
7 36 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
8 35 (1.32%) GCP
8 35 (1.32%) IaaS
9 27 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
10 24 (0.90%) Amazon ECS
11 23 (0.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 23 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
11 23 (0.86%) Amazon S3
11 23 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 20 (0.75%) GitHub
13 19 (0.71%) PaaS
14 18 (0.68%) npm
15 17 (0.64%) OneDrive
16 14 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 206 (7.74%) Firewall
2 161 (6.05%) DNS
3 133 (5.00%) WAN
4 132 (4.96%) DHCP
5 127 (4.77%) LAN
6 87 (3.27%) TCP/IP
7 83 (3.12%) Wireless
8 81 (3.04%) VPN
9 79 (2.97%) Internet
9 79 (2.97%) VoIP
10 58 (2.18%) Wi-Fi
11 49 (1.84%) SAN
12 47 (1.77%) VLAN
13 38 (1.43%) Network Security
13 38 (1.43%) Skype
14 29 (1.09%) PABX
15 25 (0.94%) Broadband
16 22 (0.83%) Remote Desktop
17 20 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
17 20 (0.75%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 427 (16.05%) SQL Server
2 151 (5.67%) MySQL
3 117 (4.40%) Relational Database
4 60 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 57 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 53 (1.99%) Power BI
7 40 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
7 40 (1.50%) DB2
8 35 (1.32%) Oracle Database
9 32 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
10 31 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 27 (1.01%) NoSQL
12 26 (0.98%) MongoDB
12 26 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
13 25 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 25 (0.94%) RDBMS
14 24 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
14 24 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
15 20 (0.75%) Big Data
16 19 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 204 (7.67%) Git (software)
2 183 (6.88%) JIRA
3 98 (3.68%) Jenkins
4 83 (3.12%) Visual Studio
5 61 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 42 (1.58%) Selenium
7 34 (1.28%) Bitbucket
8 32 (1.20%) SpecFlow
9 31 (1.16%) Subversion
10 29 (1.09%) MSI
10 29 (1.09%) webpack
11 26 (0.98%) Gerrit
12 23 (0.86%) Maven
12 23 (0.86%) Visual Studio Team System
13 22 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
14 20 (0.75%) GDB
15 17 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 17 (0.64%) JUnit
15 17 (0.64%) NUnit
16 16 (0.60%) git-flow
General
1 380 (14.28%) Finance
2 166 (6.24%) Retail
3 146 (5.49%) Marketing
4 124 (4.66%) Telecoms
5 122 (4.58%) Manufacturing
6 111 (4.17%) Public Sector
7 89 (3.34%) Electronics
8 58 (2.18%) Games
9 41 (1.54%) Legal
10 40 (1.50%) Banking
11 38 (1.43%) Automotive
12 25 (0.94%) Law
13 23 (0.86%) Aerospace
14 19 (0.71%) Publishing
15 18 (0.68%) Advertising
16 17 (0.64%) Billing
16 17 (0.64%) French Language
16 17 (0.64%) Police
17 16 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
18 15 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 669 (25.14%) Developer
2 357 (13.42%) Analyst
3 168 (6.31%) Architect
4 153 (5.75%) .NET Developer
5 144 (5.41%) Senior Developer
6 143 (5.37%) C# Developer
7 141 (5.30%) Software Engineer
8 134 (5.04%) Consultant
9 128 (4.81%) Software Developer
10 92 (3.46%) Support Engineer
11 84 (3.16%) C# .NET Developer
12 78 (2.93%) Junior
12 78 (2.93%) Project Manager
13 73 (2.74%) Administrator
14 72 (2.71%) Service Analyst
15 68 (2.56%) Support Analyst
16 63 (2.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 61 (2.29%) Technical Architect
18 60 (2.25%) Web Developer
19 59 (2.22%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 387 (14.54%) .NET
2 327 (12.29%) HTML
3 269 (10.11%) CSS
4 195 (7.33%) AngularJS
5 189 (7.10%) Web Services
6 180 (6.76%) ASP.NET
7 173 (6.50%) jQuery
8 120 (4.51%) XML
9 105 (3.95%) HTML5
10 103 (3.87%) Node.js
11 102 (3.83%) React
12 99 (3.72%) .NET Framework
13 97 (3.65%) ASP.NET Web API
14 88 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC
15 86 (3.23%) JSON
15 86 (3.23%) REST
16 67 (2.52%) RESTful
17 65 (2.44%) Ajax
18 63 (2.37%) CSS3
19 62 (2.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 535 (20.11%) Analytical Skills
2 181 (6.80%) Management Information System
3 151 (5.67%) Data Centre
4 147 (5.52%) User Experience
5 93 (3.49%) Virtual Team
6 89 (3.34%) Public Cloud
7 63 (2.37%) Mobile App
8 61 (2.29%) Replication
8 61 (2.29%) Smartphone
9 49 (1.84%) Driving Licence
10 44 (1.65%) Cloud Native
11 39 (1.47%) PKI
12 38 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
12 38 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
13 35 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
13 35 (1.32%) Private Cloud
14 33 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
15 23 (0.86%) Clustering
15 23 (0.86%) CMDB
16 22 (0.83%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 536 (20.14%) Windows
2 279 (10.48%) Linux
3 181 (6.80%) Windows Server
4 155 (5.82%) Windows 10
5 98 (3.68%) Windows 7
6 93 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 85 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 67 (2.52%) Android
9 62 (2.33%) Apple iOS
10 59 (2.22%) Unix
11 38 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 34 (1.28%) Ubuntu
13 23 (0.86%) CentOS
13 23 (0.86%) Windows XP
14 22 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 19 (0.71%) SUSE
16 16 (0.60%) Windows 8
17 13 (0.49%) AIX
17 13 (0.49%) HPUX
18 12 (0.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 853 (32.06%) Problem-Solving
2 799 (30.03%) Agile Software Development
3 394 (14.81%) ITIL
4 298 (11.20%) Software Engineering
5 281 (10.56%) Project Management
6 271 (10.18%) Computer Science
7 211 (7.93%) Scrum
8 202 (7.59%) Mentoring
9 197 (7.40%) MVC
10 196 (7.37%) Test Automation
11 192 (7.22%) DevOps
12 185 (6.95%) SDLC
13 163 (6.13%) Decision-Making
14 162 (6.09%) Service Management
15 161 (6.05%) Time Management
16 157 (5.90%) Service Delivery
17 149 (5.60%) Continuous Improvement
17 149 (5.60%) Project Delivery
18 145 (5.45%) E-Commerce
19 141 (5.30%) OO
Programming Languages
1 502 (18.87%) SQL
2 459 (17.25%) C#
3 428 (16.08%) JavaScript
4 221 (8.31%) Java
5 177 (6.65%) Python
6 159 (5.98%) C
7 116 (4.36%) C++
8 96 (3.61%) PowerShell
9 92 (3.46%) PHP
10 86 (3.23%) T-SQL
11 75 (2.82%) TypeScript
11 75 (2.82%) VB.NET
12 57 (2.14%) Bash Shell
13 45 (1.69%) Ruby
14 43 (1.62%) Kotlin
15 37 (1.39%) R
16 29 (1.09%) PL/SQL
17 26 (0.98%) Shell Script
18 25 (0.94%) VB
19 22 (0.83%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 641 (24.09%) Degree
2 150 (5.64%) Security Cleared
3 112 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 97 (3.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 77 (2.89%) Cisco Certification
6 73 (2.74%) SC Cleared
7 63 (2.37%) MCP
8 55 (2.07%) CCNA
9 44 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
10 38 (1.43%) TOGAF Certification
11 37 (1.39%) Master's Degree
12 33 (1.24%) CISSP
12 33 (1.24%) ISTQB
13 31 (1.16%) AWS Certification
13 31 (1.16%) CCNP
14 30 (1.13%) MCSA
15 29 (1.09%) DBS Check
16 24 (0.90%) MCSE
17 23 (0.86%) CISM
17 23 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (6.24%) SLA
2 116 (4.36%) QA
3 92 (3.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 58 (2.18%) GDPR
5 33 (1.24%) PMO
6 32 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 28 (1.05%) Data Quality
8 24 (0.90%) PCI DSS
9 23 (0.86%) Cyber Essentials
10 17 (0.64%) COBIT
10 17 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 11 (0.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 10 (0.38%) ISO 9001
13 9 (0.34%) NIST
14 7 (0.26%) ISO 26262
15 5 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 15288
16 4 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 4 (0.15%) WAI
17 3 (0.11%) MISRA C
17 3 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 272 (10.22%) Active Directory
2 136 (5.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 113 (4.25%) Docker
4 82 (3.08%) Hyper-V
5 64 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
6 55 (2.07%) Firmware
7 30 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 22 (0.83%) XenApp
9 21 (0.79%) vSphere
10 15 (0.56%) vCloud
10 15 (0.56%) VMware NSX
11 12 (0.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 7 (0.26%) HDFS
13 4 (0.15%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 3 (0.11%) NFS
14 3 (0.11%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.075%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 88 (3.31%) SCCM
2 83 (3.12%) Kubernetes
3 46 (1.73%) Ansible
4 42 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (1.09%) IBM BigFix
5 29 (1.09%) Terraform
6 22 (0.83%) Puppet
7 20 (0.75%) SCOM
8 16 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
9 15 (0.56%) Nagios
10 14 (0.53%) Kibana
11 13 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
12 12 (0.45%) Microsoft Clustering
12 12 (0.45%) Tivoli
13 11 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
14 10 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
15 9 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
15 9 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 8 (0.30%) CSIRT
17 7 (0.26%) CASB
Vendors
1 743 (27.92%) Microsoft
2 210 (7.89%) VMware
3 148 (5.56%) Cisco
4 143 (5.37%) Oracle
5 93 (3.49%) Citrix
6 76 (2.86%) IBM
6 76 (2.86%) SAP
7 66 (2.48%) Google
8 59 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
9 49 (1.84%) Apple
10 45 (1.69%) HP
11 44 (1.65%) ServiceNow
12 30 (1.13%) Dell
12 30 (1.13%) EMC
13 29 (1.09%) Adobe
13 29 (1.09%) Aruba
14 25 (0.94%) Symantec
15 24 (0.90%) CommVault
15 24 (0.90%) NetApp
16 23 (0.86%) Juniper