Period
to 21 January 2020

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 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Self-Motivation
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 84 82 92
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10 -5
Permanent jobs citing Self-Motivation 2,443 3,061 3,272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 3.43% 3.63% 3.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.40% 9.58% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,815 2,172 2,359
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £22,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +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 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 25,981 31,967 35,076
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 36.46% 37.92% 35.68%
Number of salaries quoted 19,737 23,865 27,501
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 21 January 2020.

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 21 January 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
South East +3 879 £45,000 +12.50% 205
North of England +16 449 £37,686 +7.67% 168
Midlands -22 376 £45,000 +12.50% 161
East of England +5 314 £45,000 +12.50% 98
West Midlands -19 262 £45,000 +7.14% 88
North West +26 254 £37,500 +15.38% 90
South West -7 252 £37,500 +17.19% 87
Yorkshire +9 178 £42,500 +6.25% 61
East Midlands -19 114 £45,000 +12.50% 72
Scotland +14 89 £47,600 +26.93% 31
Wales -32 64 £40,000 +17.65% 37
Northern Ireland +15 23 £60,000 - 7
North East -3 17 £36,250 +5.45% 17
Channel Islands - 1 £80,000 -
Self-Motivation
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Self-Motivation.

1 712 (29.14%) Problem-Solving
2 693 (28.37%) Microsoft
3 622 (25.46%) Agile Software Development
4 582 (23.82%) Degree
5 477 (19.53%) Windows
6 435 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
7 431 (17.64%) SQL
8 429 (17.56%) JavaScript
9 413 (16.91%) C#
10 365 (14.94%) .NET
11 346 (14.16%) HTML
12 335 (13.71%) Finance
13 332 (13.59%) CSS
14 330 (13.51%) SQL Server
15 329 (13.47%) Azure
16 312 (12.77%) ITIL
17 267 (10.93%) Linux
18 264 (10.81%) Software Engineering
19 240 (9.82%) Project Management
20 238 (9.74%) Computer Science
21 223 (9.13%) Firewall
22 222 (9.09%) Active Directory
23 218 (8.92%) Git (software)
24 210 (8.60%) Management Information System
25 205 (8.39%) Java
26 199 (8.15%) Microsoft Office
27 191 (7.82%) C
28 189 (7.74%) Office 365
29 183 (7.49%) AngularJS
30 179 (7.33%) jQuery

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 86 (3.52%) MS Exchange
2 67 (2.74%) Confluence
3 64 (2.62%) SharePoint
4 49 (2.01%) Skype for Business
5 42 (1.72%) IIS
6 37 (1.51%) CMS
7 35 (1.43%) Apache
7 35 (1.43%) WordPress
8 26 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
9 21 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
10 19 (0.78%) Tomcat
11 17 (0.70%) nginx
12 15 (0.61%) Apache Spark
13 14 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
14 11 (0.45%) WebLogic
15 10 (0.41%) WebSphere
16 8 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
16 8 (0.33%) Umbraco
17 7 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
18 6 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 199 (8.15%) Microsoft Office
2 171 (7.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 78 (3.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 53 (2.17%) MS Visio
5 24 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
6 19 (0.78%) AutoCAD
7 17 (0.70%) InVision
8 13 (0.53%) Adobe XD
8 13 (0.53%) LibreOffice
9 11 (0.45%) Zeplin
10 10 (0.41%) Sketch
11 9 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
12 6 (0.25%) Chatbot
12 6 (0.25%) CINEMA 4D
13 5 (0.20%) GNU Octave
14 4 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
14 4 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
14 4 (0.16%) Photoshop
15 3 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
15 3 (0.12%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 24 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.78%) Magento
3 12 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
5 7 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
5 7 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 5 (0.20%) NetSuite
7 5 (0.20%) OpenCart
8 4 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
9 3 (0.12%) Maximo
9 3 (0.12%) Oracle HRMS
9 3 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.082%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.082%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.082%) SAP FI
10 2 (0.082%) SAP Payroll
10 2 (0.082%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 329 (13.47%) Azure
2 189 (7.74%) Office 365
3 162 (6.63%) AWS
4 96 (3.93%) SaaS
5 66 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
6 53 (2.17%) Power Platform
7 39 (1.60%) GitHub
8 32 (1.31%) GCP
9 30 (1.23%) npm
10 29 (1.19%) IaaS
11 26 (1.06%) PaaS
12 25 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
13 24 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
14 20 (0.82%) Google Analytics
15 17 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 17 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
15 17 (0.70%) Amazon ECS
15 17 (0.70%) Amazon S3
15 17 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 13 (0.53%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 223 (9.13%) Firewall
2 148 (6.06%) DNS
3 118 (4.83%) DHCP
4 112 (4.58%) LAN
5 111 (4.54%) WAN
6 108 (4.42%) TCP/IP
7 101 (4.13%) Internet
8 93 (3.81%) VPN
9 79 (3.23%) Wireless
10 57 (2.33%) MPLS
11 53 (2.17%) Skype
12 49 (2.01%) VLAN
13 48 (1.96%) VoIP
14 39 (1.60%) Network Security
15 37 (1.51%) Remote Desktop
15 37 (1.51%) SAN
16 35 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
17 33 (1.35%) Broadband
18 21 (0.86%) BGP
19 20 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 330 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 126 (5.16%) Relational Database
3 125 (5.12%) MySQL
4 48 (1.96%) Power BI
5 43 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
6 37 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 36 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 27 (1.11%) Oracle Database
9 22 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
9 22 (0.90%) Big Data
9 22 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
9 22 (0.90%) RDBMS
10 20 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
11 17 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 17 (0.70%) NoSQL
12 15 (0.61%) MariaDB
12 15 (0.61%) MongoDB
13 14 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
14 13 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 218 (8.92%) Git (software)
2 131 (5.36%) JIRA
3 79 (3.23%) Visual Studio
4 68 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 50 (2.05%) Jenkins
6 36 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
7 27 (1.11%) Bitbucket
7 27 (1.11%) SpecFlow
8 26 (1.06%) gulp
9 25 (1.02%) webpack
10 24 (0.98%) Selenium
11 23 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 22 (0.90%) NUnit
13 20 (0.82%) Grunt
13 20 (0.82%) MSTest
14 19 (0.78%) Subversion
15 18 (0.74%) GDB
16 17 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
17 14 (0.57%) Karma Test Runner
17 14 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 335 (13.71%) Finance
2 139 (5.69%) Retail
3 109 (4.46%) Marketing
4 99 (4.05%) Legal
4 99 (4.05%) Telecoms
5 97 (3.97%) Public Sector
6 80 (3.27%) Electronics
7 75 (3.07%) Manufacturing
8 61 (2.50%) Games
9 55 (2.25%) Aerospace
10 46 (1.88%) Automotive
11 27 (1.11%) French Language
12 24 (0.98%) Spanish Language
13 22 (0.90%) Law
14 20 (0.82%) Italian Language
15 18 (0.74%) Local Government
16 16 (0.65%) German Language
17 15 (0.61%) Military
18 14 (0.57%) Publishing
19 13 (0.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 638 (26.12%) Developer
2 288 (11.79%) Analyst
3 152 (6.22%) .NET Developer
4 140 (5.73%) Software Engineer
5 134 (5.49%) Software Developer
6 127 (5.20%) Senior Developer
7 124 (5.08%) C# Developer
7 124 (5.08%) Consultant
8 108 (4.42%) Architect
9 97 (3.97%) Junior
10 93 (3.81%) Support Engineer
11 82 (3.36%) C# .NET Developer
12 80 (3.27%) Project Manager
13 72 (2.95%) Web Developer
14 70 (2.87%) Network Engineer
15 68 (2.78%) Full Stack Developer
16 59 (2.42%) PHP Developer
17 57 (2.33%) Administrator
18 56 (2.29%) Business Analyst
19 55 (2.25%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 365 (14.94%) .NET
2 346 (14.16%) HTML
3 332 (13.59%) CSS
4 183 (7.49%) AngularJS
5 179 (7.33%) jQuery
6 161 (6.59%) Web Services
7 150 (6.14%) ASP.NET
8 111 (4.54%) HTML5
9 107 (4.38%) .NET Framework
10 104 (4.26%) REST
11 100 (4.09%) XML
12 97 (3.97%) ASP.NET Web API
13 89 (3.64%) JSON
14 76 (3.11%) CSS3
15 73 (2.99%) React
16 72 (2.95%) Node.js
17 69 (2.82%) SOAP
18 62 (2.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 53 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
19 53 (2.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 435 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
2 210 (8.60%) Management Information System
3 162 (6.63%) User Experience
4 84 (3.44%) Data Centre
5 66 (2.70%) Driving Licence
6 57 (2.33%) Mobile App
7 50 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
8 46 (1.88%) Cloud Native
9 44 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
10 43 (1.76%) Smartphone
11 38 (1.56%) Private Cloud
12 37 (1.51%) Enterprise Cloud
12 37 (1.51%) Hybrid Cloud
13 36 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
13 36 (1.47%) Replication
14 34 (1.39%) Public Cloud
15 33 (1.35%) Virtual Team
16 29 (1.19%) Algorithms
17 25 (1.02%) Clustering
18 23 (0.94%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 477 (19.53%) Windows
2 267 (10.93%) Linux
3 157 (6.43%) Windows Server
4 124 (5.08%) Windows 10
5 91 (3.72%) Windows 7
6 78 (3.19%) Unix
7 71 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 68 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 62 (2.54%) Apple iOS
10 33 (1.35%) Android
11 26 (1.06%) Ubuntu
12 21 (0.86%) Windows 8
13 16 (0.65%) CentOS
13 16 (0.65%) FreeRTOS
14 15 (0.61%) Mac OS
15 9 (0.37%) VMS
15 9 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (0.29%) Solaris
17 6 (0.25%) HPUX
17 6 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 712 (29.14%) Problem-Solving
2 622 (25.46%) Agile Software Development
3 312 (12.77%) ITIL
4 264 (10.81%) Software Engineering
5 240 (9.82%) Project Management
6 238 (9.74%) Computer Science
7 172 (7.04%) Scrum
8 166 (6.79%) MVC
9 163 (6.67%) Decision-Making
10 159 (6.51%) Mentoring
11 156 (6.39%) Test Automation
12 152 (6.22%) DevOps
13 148 (6.06%) OO
14 140 (5.73%) Project Delivery
15 138 (5.65%) Time Management
16 133 (5.44%) SDLC
17 131 (5.36%) Service Management
18 130 (5.32%) Web Development
19 129 (5.28%) Migration
20 121 (4.95%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 431 (17.64%) SQL
2 429 (17.56%) JavaScript
3 413 (16.91%) C#
4 205 (8.39%) Java
5 191 (7.82%) C
6 158 (6.47%) Python
7 122 (4.99%) PHP
8 117 (4.79%) C++
9 90 (3.68%) PowerShell
9 90 (3.68%) VB.NET
10 79 (3.23%) TypeScript
11 72 (2.95%) T-SQL
12 47 (1.92%) PL/SQL
13 43 (1.76%) Bash Shell
14 42 (1.72%) R
15 37 (1.51%) VB
16 29 (1.19%) ANSI C
17 24 (0.98%) VB6
18 22 (0.90%) Ruby
19 21 (0.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 582 (23.82%) Degree
2 168 (6.88%) Security Cleared
3 95 (3.89%) Cisco Certification
4 93 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 90 (3.68%) Computer Science Degree
6 76 (3.11%) CCNA
7 58 (2.37%) SC Cleared
8 55 (2.25%) MCP
9 47 (1.92%) CISSP
10 46 (1.88%) DBS Check
11 37 (1.51%) A+ Certification
12 30 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
12 30 (1.23%) MCSA
13 29 (1.19%) CCNP
14 28 (1.15%) CISM
15 26 (1.06%) JNCIA
15 26 (1.06%) PMI Certification
16 23 (0.94%) MCSE
17 22 (0.90%) ISTQB
18 21 (0.86%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (5.08%) SLA
2 97 (3.97%) QA
3 76 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 72 (2.95%) GDPR
5 26 (1.06%) PMO
6 25 (1.02%) PCI DSS
7 24 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 18 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials
8 18 (0.74%) Data Quality
9 15 (0.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 13 (0.53%) COBIT
11 11 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 15288
11 11 (0.45%) NIST
12 8 (0.33%) ISO 26262
12 8 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 7 (0.29%) Def Stans
13 7 (0.29%) HAZOP
14 6 (0.25%) RMADS
15 4 (0.16%) IFRS
15 4 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 222 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 91 (3.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (3.52%) Firmware
4 85 (3.48%) Docker
5 59 (2.42%) Hyper-V
6 47 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
7 38 (1.56%) vSphere
8 23 (0.94%) XenApp
9 12 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (0.45%) VMware NSX
11 8 (0.33%) vCloud
12 6 (0.25%) HDFS
13 5 (0.20%) XenDesktop
14 4 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (0.12%) Terminal Services
16 2 (0.082%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.082%) NFS
16 2 (0.082%) Sendmail
16 2 (0.082%) VMware Server
17 1 (0.041%) KVM
Systems Management
1 91 (3.72%) SCCM
2 62 (2.54%) Kubernetes
3 35 (1.43%) Puppet
4 31 (1.27%) Terraform
5 29 (1.19%) Ansible
5 29 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (0.86%) BMC PATROL
7 18 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
8 17 (0.70%) Nagios
9 16 (0.65%) SCOM
10 14 (0.57%) Microsoft Clustering
10 14 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
10 14 (0.57%) WSUS
11 13 (0.53%) Rancher
12 12 (0.49%) Oozie
13 10 (0.41%) CSIRT
13 10 (0.41%) vCenter Server
14 8 (0.33%) Kibana
15 7 (0.29%) Backup Exec
15 7 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 693 (28.37%) Microsoft
2 164 (6.71%) Cisco
3 132 (5.40%) VMware
4 130 (5.32%) Oracle
5 69 (2.82%) Google
6 55 (2.25%) HP
7 54 (2.21%) Citrix
8 51 (2.09%) Apple
9 42 (1.72%) Adobe
9 42 (1.72%) Juniper
10 37 (1.51%) SAP
11 35 (1.43%) Dell
12 34 (1.39%) ServiceNow
13 32 (1.31%) IBM
14 30 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
15 29 (1.19%) Freescale
15 29 (1.19%) Renesas
16 28 (1.15%) Atlassian
17 26 (1.06%) Xamarin
18 21 (0.86%) EMC