Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Self-Motivation
UK
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 99 96 89
Rank change year-on-year -3 -7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Self-Motivation 4,601 5,698 5,557
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.17% 3.30% 3.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.62% 8.15% 8.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3,237 3,978 4,227
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,450 £23,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +12.00% -6.25%

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 60,403 69,886 68,018
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.59% 40.53% 40.17%
Number of salaries quoted 45,656 54,250 54,566
UK median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.00% +3.09% -3.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,403
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 24 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Self-Motivation in the UK

Self-Motivation
Top 18 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 24 May 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
England -4 4,248 £45,000 - 277
UK excluding London +5 3,032 £40,000 -4.76% 241
London -21 1,392 £55,000 - 56
South East +10 1,100 £40,000 -11.11% 56
North of England -17 587 £35,000 -12.50% 65
Midlands -10 535 £42,500 +6.25% 28
East of England +48 366 £41,500 -6.91% 39
North West -10 348 £32,500 -18.75% 44
West Midlands -34 328 £42,500 - 16
South West -24 262 £33,500 -12.99% 33
Yorkshire -18 218 £42,500 - 17
East Midlands +63 206 £42,500 +21.43% 12
Scotland +18 128 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Wales +25 48 £40,000 +24.03% 8
North East -17 25 £42,380 +61.45% 4
Northern Ireland -28 11 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Isle of Man -7 5 £42,500 -22.73% 1
Channel Islands -2 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 with a requirement for Self-Motivation.

1 1,292 (28.08%) Agile Software Development
2 1,114 (24.21%) Microsoft
3 1,108 (24.08%) Problem-Solving
4 1,001 (21.76%) Degree
5 916 (19.91%) SQL
6 892 (19.39%) Windows
7 823 (17.89%) Analytical Skills
8 676 (14.69%) Finance
9 600 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
10 598 (13.00%) JavaScript
11 573 (12.45%) Active Directory
12 566 (12.30%) C#
13 555 (12.06%) SQL Server
14 543 (11.80%) ITIL
15 541 (11.76%) Project Management
16 524 (11.39%) Java
17 488 (10.61%) .NET
18 487 (10.58%) Linux
19 459 (9.98%) Computer Science
20 456 (9.91%) Microsoft Office
21 453 (9.85%) Firewall
22 445 (9.67%) HTML
23 440 (9.56%) Python
24 426 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
25 415 (9.02%) DevOps
26 413 (8.98%) VMware
27 408 (8.87%) Software Engineering
28 401 (8.72%) Test Automation
29 392 (8.52%) CSS
30 381 (8.28%) Scrum

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
1 187 (4.06%) MS Exchange
2 172 (3.74%) SharePoint
3 87 (1.89%) Confluence
4 83 (1.80%) Apache
5 73 (1.59%) Tomcat
6 69 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 65 (1.41%) WordPress
8 61 (1.33%) CMS
9 53 (1.15%) IIS
10 52 (1.13%) WebSphere
11 49 (1.06%) Skype for Business
12 46 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
13 42 (0.91%) Apache Spark
14 32 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
15 30 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
16 19 (0.41%) Apache Solr
17 14 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
17 14 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
17 14 (0.30%) WebLogic
18 13 (0.28%) JBoss
Applications
1 456 (9.91%) Microsoft Office
2 203 (4.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 88 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 66 (1.43%) MS Visio
5 54 (1.17%) Microsoft Project
6 22 (0.48%) Chatbot
7 18 (0.39%) AutoCAD
8 17 (0.37%) Photoshop
8 17 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
9 12 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 9 (0.20%) Sketch
11 7 (0.15%) Adobe XD
11 7 (0.15%) InfoPath
11 7 (0.15%) SPSS
12 6 (0.13%) Acrobat
13 5 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
13 5 (0.11%) OrCAD
13 5 (0.11%) SPSS Modeler
13 5 (0.11%) Windchill
14 4 (0.087%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 55 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (0.80%) SAP ERP
3 27 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
4 20 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
5 18 (0.39%) Maximo
6 16 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
6 16 (0.35%) Magento
7 15 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
8 14 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
9 12 (0.26%) NetSuite
9 12 (0.26%) Oracle Payroll
10 9 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
10 9 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
11 8 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
12 7 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
12 7 (0.15%) JDE EnterpriseOne
12 7 (0.15%) SAP HCM
13 6 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
14 5 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
14 5 (0.11%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 600 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 426 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
3 323 (7.02%) Office 365
4 147 (3.19%) SaaS
5 107 (2.33%) PaaS
6 90 (1.96%) Power Platform
7 81 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
8 77 (1.67%) Amazon S3
8 77 (1.67%) IaaS
9 66 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
10 58 (1.26%) Serverless
11 55 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
12 46 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
13 45 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
14 40 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 40 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 33 (0.72%) GitHub
15 33 (0.72%) SuccessFactors
16 29 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
17 27 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 453 (9.85%) Firewall
2 278 (6.04%) DNS
3 252 (5.48%) TCP/IP
4 247 (5.37%) WAN
5 238 (5.17%) LAN
6 220 (4.78%) DHCP
7 169 (3.67%) Internet
8 145 (3.15%) VPN
9 131 (2.85%) Wireless
10 116 (2.52%) VoIP
11 97 (2.11%) Network Security
12 96 (2.09%) SAN
13 86 (1.87%) OSPF
14 79 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
15 71 (1.54%) BGP
16 66 (1.43%) MPLS
17 65 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
18 62 (1.35%) VLAN
19 58 (1.26%) Unified Communications
20 57 (1.24%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 555 (12.06%) SQL Server
2 193 (4.19%) MySQL
3 138 (3.00%) Relational Database
4 114 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 106 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 102 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
7 77 (1.67%) Power BI
8 75 (1.63%) NoSQL
9 68 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
10 65 (1.41%) Big Data
11 53 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
12 52 (1.13%) MongoDB
13 50 (1.09%) QlikView
14 48 (1.04%) Hadoop
15 46 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 45 (0.98%) Blockchain
16 45 (0.98%) DB2
17 42 (0.91%) Oracle Database
18 40 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 37 (0.80%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 345 (7.50%) Git (software)
2 206 (4.48%) JIRA
3 190 (4.13%) Jenkins
4 106 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 90 (1.96%) Selenium
6 86 (1.87%) Visual Studio
7 64 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
8 62 (1.35%) Maven
9 55 (1.20%) GitLab
10 53 (1.15%) Subversion
11 44 (0.96%) TeamCity
12 41 (0.89%) Cucumber
13 38 (0.83%) Vagrant
14 36 (0.78%) Bitbucket
15 33 (0.72%) Gradle
16 29 (0.63%) JUnit
17 27 (0.59%) WebDriver
18 26 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 24 (0.52%) JMeter
20 23 (0.50%) Grunt
General
1 676 (14.69%) Finance
2 308 (6.69%) Retail
3 245 (5.32%) Marketing
4 200 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 111 (2.41%) Banking
6 105 (2.28%) Electronics
7 96 (2.09%) Manufacturing
8 93 (2.02%) Advertising
9 84 (1.83%) Games
10 78 (1.70%) Billing
11 75 (1.63%) Law
12 56 (1.22%) Legal
13 52 (1.13%) Back Office
14 47 (1.02%) Publishing
15 40 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
16 33 (0.72%) Local Government
17 32 (0.70%) Retail Banking
18 24 (0.52%) Automotive
18 24 (0.52%) Investment Banking
19 17 (0.37%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1,039 (22.58%) Developer
2 683 (14.84%) Analyst
3 337 (7.32%) Consultant
4 268 (5.82%) Architect
5 196 (4.26%) C# Developer
6 189 (4.11%) .NET Developer
7 188 (4.09%) Support Analyst
8 175 (3.80%) Support Engineer
9 170 (3.69%) Project Manager
10 166 (3.61%) Junior
11 163 (3.54%) Java Developer
12 158 (3.43%) Senior Developer
13 145 (3.15%) Software Engineer
14 134 (2.91%) Business Analyst
15 130 (2.83%) Software Developer
16 116 (2.52%) Network Engineer
17 105 (2.28%) IT Manager
17 105 (2.28%) Solutions Architect
18 100 (2.17%) C# .NET Developer
19 99 (2.15%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 488 (10.61%) .NET
2 445 (9.67%) HTML
3 392 (8.52%) CSS
4 287 (6.24%) Web Services
5 243 (5.28%) AngularJS
6 217 (4.72%) ASP.NET
7 199 (4.33%) jQuery
8 183 (3.98%) Node.js
9 162 (3.52%) REST
10 159 (3.46%) HTML5
11 148 (3.22%) React
12 147 (3.19%) XML
13 129 (2.80%) .NET Framework
14 124 (2.70%) Spring
15 120 (2.61%) JSON
16 108 (2.35%) Vue.js
17 93 (2.02%) ASP.NET MVC
18 89 (1.93%) RESTful
19 84 (1.83%) CSS3
20 75 (1.63%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 823 (17.89%) Analytical Skills
2 285 (6.19%) Data Centre
3 220 (4.78%) Management Information System
4 208 (4.52%) User Experience
5 141 (3.06%) Public Cloud
6 113 (2.46%) Mobile App
7 104 (2.26%) Driving Licence
8 101 (2.20%) Virtual Team
9 100 (2.17%) Fintech
10 95 (2.06%) Algorithms
11 94 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
12 82 (1.78%) Hybrid Cloud
13 69 (1.50%) Linux Command Line
14 57 (1.24%) NHS
15 55 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
16 54 (1.17%) Clustering
17 53 (1.15%) PKI
18 46 (1.00%) Data Structures
19 44 (0.96%) Smartphone
20 37 (0.80%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 892 (19.39%) Windows
2 487 (10.58%) Linux
3 297 (6.46%) Windows Server
4 195 (4.24%) Windows 10
5 164 (3.56%) Windows 7
6 148 (3.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 138 (3.00%) Android
8 131 (2.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 95 (2.06%) Apple iOS
10 88 (1.91%) Unix
11 46 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 37 (0.80%) Windows XP
13 35 (0.76%) Ubuntu
14 32 (0.70%) Windows 8
15 31 (0.67%) CentOS
16 30 (0.65%) AIX
17 23 (0.50%) Mac OS X
18 21 (0.46%) Windows 2000
19 20 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 12 (0.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,292 (28.08%) Agile Software Development
2 1,108 (24.08%) Problem-Solving
3 543 (11.80%) ITIL
4 541 (11.76%) Project Management
5 459 (9.98%) Computer Science
6 415 (9.02%) DevOps
7 408 (8.87%) Software Engineering
8 401 (8.72%) Test Automation
9 381 (8.28%) Scrum
10 333 (7.24%) Mentoring
11 331 (7.19%) Continuous Improvement
12 321 (6.98%) Analytics
13 295 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
14 288 (6.26%) SDLC
15 276 (6.00%) Service Delivery
16 267 (5.80%) MVC
16 267 (5.80%) Time Management
17 246 (5.35%) TDD
18 244 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
19 239 (5.19%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 916 (19.91%) SQL
2 598 (13.00%) JavaScript
3 566 (12.30%) C#
4 524 (11.39%) Java
5 440 (9.56%) Python
6 263 (5.72%) PowerShell
7 255 (5.54%) C++
8 216 (4.69%) C
9 213 (4.63%) PHP
10 130 (2.83%) Ruby
11 117 (2.54%) T-SQL
12 103 (2.24%) Bash Shell
13 88 (1.91%) Go
14 71 (1.54%) Kotlin
15 64 (1.39%) VB
16 59 (1.28%) Perl
16 59 (1.28%) PL/SQL
17 54 (1.17%) VBA
18 50 (1.09%) VB.NET
19 44 (0.96%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1,001 (21.76%) Degree
2 342 (7.43%) Security Cleared
3 221 (4.80%) SC Cleared
4 186 (4.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 169 (3.67%) Cisco Certification
6 119 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 113 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
8 107 (2.33%) CCNA
9 98 (2.13%) DV Cleared
10 93 (2.02%) CCNP
11 83 (1.80%) Master's Degree
12 74 (1.61%) MCSE
13 59 (1.28%) CISSP
14 50 (1.09%) ISTQB
15 46 (1.00%) PMI Certification
15 46 (1.00%) PMP
16 43 (0.93%) CREST Certified
17 40 (0.87%) MCP
18 39 (0.85%) PhD
19 35 (0.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 242 (5.26%) QA
2 220 (4.78%) SLA
3 169 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 136 (2.96%) GDPR
5 53 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 53 (1.15%) PMO
6 50 (1.09%) Cyber Essentials
7 46 (1.00%) PCI DSS
8 43 (0.93%) Data Quality
9 24 (0.52%) HIPAA
10 20 (0.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 20 (0.43%) ISO 9001
11 14 (0.30%) COBIT
12 12 (0.26%) GPG13
13 10 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 7 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 4 (0.087%) ISO 8583
16 3 (0.065%) ISO 22301
16 3 (0.065%) ISO 31000
16 3 (0.065%) NIST 800
System Software
1 573 (12.45%) Active Directory
2 314 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 267 (5.80%) Docker
4 161 (3.50%) Hyper-V
5 80 (1.74%) XenApp
6 69 (1.50%) vSphere
7 48 (1.04%) XenDesktop
8 42 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
9 34 (0.74%) VirtualBox
10 28 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
11 25 (0.54%) Firmware
12 24 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
13 20 (0.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 19 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
14 19 (0.41%) VMware NSX
15 17 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
16 16 (0.35%) NFS
16 16 (0.35%) Terminal Services
17 15 (0.33%) vCloud
17 15 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 215 (4.67%) Ansible
2 142 (3.09%) SCCM
3 121 (2.63%) Kubernetes
4 103 (2.24%) Puppet
5 86 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
6 49 (1.06%) Terraform
7 42 (0.91%) SCOM
8 40 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
9 32 (0.70%) Microsoft Intune
10 25 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
11 23 (0.50%) Microsoft Clustering
12 22 (0.48%) Tivoli
12 22 (0.48%) WSUS
13 20 (0.43%) SCVMM
13 20 (0.43%) Stealthwatch
13 20 (0.43%) vCenter Server
14 17 (0.37%) Nagios
15 16 (0.35%) Cisco Prime
15 16 (0.35%) Salt
16 15 (0.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1,114 (24.21%) Microsoft
2 413 (8.98%) VMware
3 377 (8.19%) Cisco
4 261 (5.67%) Oracle
5 195 (4.24%) Citrix
6 188 (4.09%) SAP
7 164 (3.56%) HP
8 137 (2.98%) IBM
9 109 (2.37%) CheckPoint
9 109 (2.37%) Dell
10 100 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
11 97 (2.11%) Google
12 89 (1.93%) Juniper
13 82 (1.78%) Adobe
14 80 (1.74%) Symantec
15 66 (1.43%) NetApp
16 65 (1.41%) EMC
17 61 (1.33%) McAfee
18 60 (1.30%) Palo Alto
19 57 (1.24%) Red Hat