Period
to 14 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Self-Motivation in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Self-Motivation over the 6 months to 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Self-Motivation
UK
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 106 98
Rank change year-on-year +11 -8 -21
Permanent jobs citing Self-Motivation 5,364 5,566 5,639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.28% 3.08% 2.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.42% 6.94% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3,805 3,975 4,303
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.98%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% -1.27% +5.33%

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 72,307 80,174 80,236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.20% 44.35% 42.27%
Number of salaries quoted 56,185 60,499 65,925
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Self-Motivation
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Self-Motivation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Self-Motivation in the UK

Self-Motivation
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Self-Motivation in the UK

Self-Motivation
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Self-Motivation over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Self-Motivation in the UK

Self-Motivation
Top 17 Job Locations

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 over the 6 months to 14 November 2018. 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
England +11 5,001 £45,000 - 1,043
UK excluding London +12 3,275 £40,000 +2.56% 818
London +4 1,910 £55,000 - 281
South East +6 1,086 £42,500 +6.25% 211
Midlands +40 674 £40,000 +0.85% 176
North of England +12 589 £37,500 - 171
West Midlands +48 463 £40,000 - 106
East of England +30 411 £40,000 - 124
South West -4 340 £32,500 -14.47% 82
North West -14 302 £38,500 +2.67% 101
Yorkshire +27 257 £40,000 +6.67% 56
East Midlands +17 208 £40,000 +14.29% 70
Wales +20 94 £34,000 +1.49% 23
Scotland -64 77 £40,000 -23.81% 34
North East -2 31 £31,250 -12.45% 14
Northern Ireland -30 17 £57,500 +88.52%
Isle of Man - 2 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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 with a requirement for Self-Motivation.

1 1,540 (28.71%) Agile Software Development
2 1,412 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
3 1,241 (23.14%) Microsoft
4 1,136 (21.18%) Degree
5 1,109 (20.67%) Finance
6 1,053 (19.63%) Analytical Skills
7 1,037 (19.33%) SQL
8 943 (17.58%) Windows
9 847 (15.79%) JavaScript
10 768 (14.32%) Java
11 755 (14.08%) ITIL
12 753 (14.04%) C#
13 683 (12.73%) HTML
14 629 (11.73%) .NET
15 612 (11.41%) CSS
16 597 (11.13%) Computer Science
17 591 (11.02%) Project Management
18 556 (10.37%) Active Directory
19 539 (10.05%) Microsoft Azure
20 538 (10.03%) SQL Server
21 521 (9.71%) Linux
22 503 (9.38%) Python
23 497 (9.27%) Scrum
24 481 (8.97%) Firewall
25 476 (8.87%) Amazon AWS
26 452 (8.43%) Git (software)
27 443 (8.26%) Retail
28 433 (8.07%) Microsoft Office
29 425 (7.92%) VMware
30 413 (7.70%) Test Automation

Self-Motivation
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 201 (3.75%) SharePoint
2 173 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 98 (1.83%) Confluence
4 85 (1.58%) Apache Spark
5 84 (1.57%) Tomcat
6 79 (1.47%) IIS
6 79 (1.47%) WordPress
7 69 (1.29%) Apache
8 57 (1.06%) CMS
8 57 (1.06%) Skype for Business
9 55 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
10 54 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
11 46 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
12 45 (0.84%) WebSphere
13 38 (0.71%) WebLogic
14 36 (0.67%) nginx
15 33 (0.62%) Drupal
16 29 (0.54%) JBoss
17 27 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
18 26 (0.48%) OpenStack
Applications
1 433 (8.07%) Microsoft Office
2 259 (4.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 127 (2.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 76 (1.42%) MS Visio
5 68 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
6 35 (0.65%) Photoshop
7 22 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
8 21 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 12 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
10 11 (0.21%) Acrobat
11 10 (0.19%) InVision
12 9 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
12 9 (0.17%) AutoCAD
12 9 (0.17%) Revit
13 8 (0.15%) InDesign
14 7 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
15 6 (0.11%) Snagit
16 5 (0.093%) Chatbot
16 5 (0.093%) EPLAN
17 4 (0.075%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 51 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 34 (0.63%) NetSuite
4 23 (0.43%) Magento
5 20 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
6 16 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
7 15 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
8 14 (0.26%) SAP ERP
9 13 (0.24%) HFM
9 13 (0.24%) Hyperion Planning
10 11 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
10 11 (0.21%) SAP APO
10 11 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
11 10 (0.19%) SAP FI
12 9 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
12 9 (0.17%) Eloqua
12 9 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
12 9 (0.17%) SAP CO
12 9 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
13 8 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 539 (10.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 476 (8.87%) Amazon AWS
3 325 (6.06%) Office 365
4 193 (3.60%) SaaS
5 127 (2.37%) PaaS
6 103 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
7 93 (1.73%) IaaS
8 83 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
9 67 (1.25%) GitHub
10 50 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
11 42 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
11 42 (0.78%) npm
12 41 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
12 41 (0.76%) IBM Cloud
13 39 (0.73%) OpenShift
13 39 (0.73%) Serverless
14 38 (0.71%) Amazon S3
14 38 (0.71%) Google Analytics
15 34 (0.63%) G Suite
16 28 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 481 (8.97%) Firewall
2 274 (5.11%) TCP/IP
3 244 (4.55%) DNS
4 227 (4.23%) WAN
5 223 (4.16%) LAN
6 193 (3.60%) DHCP
7 176 (3.28%) Internet
8 158 (2.95%) VPN
9 135 (2.52%) VoIP
10 109 (2.03%) Network Security
11 108 (2.01%) OSPF
12 100 (1.86%) SAN
12 100 (1.86%) Wireless
13 97 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
14 82 (1.53%) Wireshark
15 78 (1.45%) BGP
16 75 (1.40%) Intrusion Detection
17 74 (1.38%) HTTP
18 71 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
18 71 (1.32%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 538 (10.03%) SQL Server
2 270 (5.03%) MySQL
3 188 (3.50%) Relational Database
4 174 (3.24%) Big Data
5 159 (2.96%) NoSQL
6 115 (2.14%) MongoDB
7 109 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
8 88 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 84 (1.57%) Hadoop
10 80 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 76 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
12 69 (1.29%) Blockchain
13 59 (1.10%) RDBMS
14 49 (0.91%) Oracle Database
15 43 (0.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 41 (0.76%) Power BI
17 39 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
18 37 (0.69%) DB2
19 35 (0.65%) Redis
20 34 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 452 (8.43%) Git (software)
2 233 (4.34%) JIRA
3 194 (3.62%) Jenkins
4 124 (2.31%) Selenium
5 117 (2.18%) Visual Studio
6 102 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 86 (1.60%) Subversion
8 80 (1.49%) Maven
9 60 (1.12%) Bitbucket
9 60 (1.12%) Cucumber
10 52 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
11 51 (0.95%) JUnit
12 50 (0.93%) TeamCity
13 47 (0.88%) gulp
14 45 (0.84%) Gradle
14 45 (0.84%) WebDriver
15 42 (0.78%) webpack
16 39 (0.73%) Eclipse
17 33 (0.62%) Jasmine
18 32 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1,109 (20.67%) Finance
2 443 (8.26%) Retail
3 312 (5.82%) Marketing
4 207 (3.86%) Telecoms
5 193 (3.60%) Banking
6 171 (3.19%) Manufacturing
7 134 (2.50%) Games
8 107 (1.99%) Advertising
9 103 (1.92%) Electronics
10 86 (1.60%) Publishing
11 84 (1.57%) Financial Institution
12 82 (1.53%) Legal
13 75 (1.40%) Investment Banking
14 58 (1.08%) Law
15 48 (0.89%) Back Office
16 46 (0.86%) Automotive
17 45 (0.84%) Billing
17 45 (0.84%) German Language
18 44 (0.82%) Retail Banking
19 40 (0.75%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,312 (24.46%) Developer
2 745 (13.89%) Analyst
3 365 (6.80%) Consultant
4 330 (6.15%) Architect
5 234 (4.36%) Senior Developer
6 231 (4.31%) Java Developer
7 198 (3.69%) Software Developer
8 174 (3.24%) Support Engineer
9 167 (3.11%) Project Manager
9 167 (3.11%) Support Analyst
10 164 (3.06%) .NET Developer
11 163 (3.04%) C# Developer
12 151 (2.82%) Business Analyst
12 151 (2.82%) IT Support
12 151 (2.82%) Software Engineer
13 136 (2.54%) Junior
14 125 (2.33%) Network Engineer
15 114 (2.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 110 (2.05%) Web Developer
17 109 (2.03%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 683 (12.73%) HTML
2 629 (11.73%) .NET
3 612 (11.41%) CSS
4 374 (6.97%) AngularJS
5 361 (6.73%) Web Services
6 260 (4.85%) jQuery
7 236 (4.40%) React
8 229 (4.27%) ASP.NET
9 218 (4.06%) HTML5
10 212 (3.95%) XML
11 206 (3.84%) REST
12 195 (3.64%) Node.js
13 190 (3.54%) Spring
14 173 (3.23%) RESTful
15 134 (2.50%) .NET Framework
16 127 (2.37%) JSON
17 118 (2.20%) SOAP
18 112 (2.09%) Sass
19 106 (1.98%) CSS3
20 100 (1.86%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 1,053 (19.63%) Analytical Skills
2 597 (11.13%) Computer Science
3 366 (6.82%) Data Centre
4 326 (6.08%) Management Information System
5 256 (4.77%) User Experience
6 153 (2.85%) Fintech
7 142 (2.65%) Public Cloud
8 123 (2.29%) Mobile App
9 118 (2.20%) Driving Licence
10 112 (2.09%) Cyberthreat
11 104 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
12 92 (1.72%) Virtual Team
13 89 (1.66%) Greenfield Project
14 88 (1.64%) Data Structures
15 84 (1.57%) Algorithms
16 74 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
17 69 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
18 53 (0.99%) PKI
19 52 (0.97%) Cyber Kill Chain
20 47 (0.88%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 943 (17.58%) Windows
2 521 (9.71%) Linux
3 295 (5.50%) Windows Server
4 219 (4.08%) Windows 7
5 201 (3.75%) Windows 10
6 154 (2.87%) Unix
7 148 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 140 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 94 (1.75%) Android
10 93 (1.73%) Apple iOS
11 69 (1.29%) Windows 8
12 67 (1.25%) Mac OS X
13 47 (0.88%) Mac OS
14 41 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
15 39 (0.73%) CentOS
16 37 (0.69%) Windows XP
17 32 (0.60%) Ubuntu
18 30 (0.56%) Solaris
19 29 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 26 (0.48%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,540 (28.71%) Agile Software Development
2 1,412 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
3 755 (14.08%) ITIL
4 591 (11.02%) Project Management
5 497 (9.27%) Scrum
6 413 (7.70%) Test Automation
7 396 (7.38%) Software Engineering
8 349 (6.51%) DevOps
9 339 (6.32%) MVC
10 337 (6.28%) Mentoring
10 337 (6.28%) TDD
11 329 (6.13%) Time Management
12 328 (6.11%) Analytics
13 323 (6.02%) OO
14 319 (5.95%) SDLC
15 300 (5.59%) Continuous Improvement
16 299 (5.57%) Service Delivery
17 295 (5.50%) Information Security
18 286 (5.33%) Service Management
19 276 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1,037 (19.33%) SQL
2 847 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 768 (14.32%) Java
4 753 (14.04%) C#
5 503 (9.38%) Python
6 324 (6.04%) PHP
7 265 (4.94%) PowerShell
8 195 (3.64%) C++
9 172 (3.21%) C
10 134 (2.50%) T-SQL
11 127 (2.37%) Java 8
12 115 (2.14%) TypeScript
13 114 (2.13%) Bash Shell
14 111 (2.07%) Scala
15 91 (1.70%) Ruby
16 86 (1.60%) Go
17 82 (1.53%) PL/SQL
18 81 (1.51%) VB
19 80 (1.49%) Perl
20 72 (1.34%) R
Qualifications
1 1,136 (21.18%) Degree
2 268 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 264 (4.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 246 (4.59%) Cisco Certification
5 183 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 170 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
7 152 (2.83%) CCNA
8 151 (2.82%) CISSP
9 144 (2.68%) SC Cleared
10 143 (2.67%) CCNP
11 120 (2.24%) MCSE
12 94 (1.75%) Master's Degree
13 65 (1.21%) PMI Certification
14 64 (1.19%) DV Cleared
15 63 (1.17%) MCP
16 61 (1.14%) ISEB
17 60 (1.12%) CEH
18 58 (1.08%) CISM
19 56 (1.04%) PMP
20 51 (0.95%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 317 (5.91%) QA
2 207 (3.86%) SLA
3 193 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 166 (3.09%) GDPR
5 79 (1.47%) PMO
6 59 (1.10%) Cyber Essentials
7 56 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 56 (1.04%) PCI DSS
8 36 (0.67%) Data Quality
9 29 (0.54%) COBIT
10 17 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 16 (0.30%) GPG13
11 16 (0.30%) HIPAA
11 16 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 16 (0.30%) ISO 9001
12 14 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 9 (0.17%) IEC 61131
14 6 (0.11%) COSO
14 6 (0.11%) ISO 26262
15 5 (0.093%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 556 (10.37%) Active Directory
2 270 (5.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 245 (4.57%) Docker
4 153 (2.85%) Hyper-V
5 99 (1.85%) vSphere
6 72 (1.34%) XenApp
7 54 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
8 46 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
9 34 (0.63%) XenDesktop
10 33 (0.62%) Terminal Services
11 32 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
12 30 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
13 24 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 22 (0.41%) VMware NSX
15 21 (0.39%) Firmware
16 14 (0.26%) vCloud
17 13 (0.24%) Lustre
18 12 (0.22%) KVM
19 9 (0.17%) Apache Flume
20 8 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 171 (3.19%) SCCM
2 142 (2.65%) Kubernetes
3 139 (2.59%) Ansible
4 128 (2.39%) Puppet
5 94 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
6 73 (1.36%) Terraform
7 49 (0.91%) SCOM
8 48 (0.89%) Stealthwatch
9 47 (0.88%) RSA Security Analytics
10 32 (0.60%) WSUS
11 29 (0.54%) Nagios
11 29 (0.54%) Salt
12 27 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
13 22 (0.41%) SCVMM
14 20 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
15 19 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
16 18 (0.34%) Backup Exec
17 17 (0.32%) HP ALM
18 13 (0.24%) vCenter Server
19 11 (0.21%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1,241 (23.14%) Microsoft
2 425 (7.92%) VMware
3 409 (7.62%) Cisco
4 340 (6.34%) Oracle
5 222 (4.14%) Citrix
6 203 (3.78%) SAP
7 190 (3.54%) Google
8 183 (3.41%) CheckPoint
9 151 (2.82%) HP
10 118 (2.20%) IBM
11 117 (2.18%) Red Hat
12 114 (2.13%) Symantec
13 97 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
14 96 (1.79%) Splunk
15 89 (1.66%) Adobe
16 75 (1.40%) Juniper
17 69 (1.29%) Fortinet
18 65 (1.21%) Apple
19 63 (1.17%) F5
20 62 (1.16%) Dell