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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 25 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Self-Motivation
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 77 115 119
Rank change year-on-year +38 +4 -14
Permanent jobs citing Self-Motivation 7,104 3,032 2,221
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.03% 2.90% 2.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.62% 7.37% 7.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2,721 1,859 1,595
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,000 £36,237 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £69,315 £67,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +6.25%

Self-Motivation is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 82,404 41,124 29,058
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 46.74% 39.35% 36.25%
Number of salaries quoted 33,742 25,590 22,996
10th Percentile £33,815 £32,500 £31,371
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.09% +4.55% +1.85%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
90th Percentile £101,250 £96,250 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Self-Motivation
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Self-Motivation in the UK

Self-Motivation
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Self-Motivation in the UK

Self-Motivation
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Self-Motivation over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

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 25 June 2022. 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
Jobs
England +42 5,796 £55,000 +10.00% 803
UK excluding London +41 3,382 £47,000 +4.44% 661
London +34 2,767 £62,500 -3.85% 200
Work from Home +5 2,691 £57,500 +15.00% 260
South East +2 831 £47,500 - 166
North of England +65 825 £47,500 +11.76% 162
Midlands +42 669 £42,500 +6.25% 111
North West +49 480 £47,500 +14.46% 91
West Midlands +39 411 £46,000 +22.67% 70
Scotland +46 386 £46,000 -3.16% 29
East of England +17 347 £40,000 -15.79% 82
Yorkshire +21 264 £55,000 +29.41% 58
South West +9 246 £47,500 +11.44% 78
East Midlands +57 241 £29,000 -27.50% 41
North East +33 81 £25,000 -44.44% 14
Northern Ireland +10 58 £47,500 +26.67% 4
Wales -34 34 £53,869 +95.89% 29

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, 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 3,403 (47.90%) Social Skills
2 2,713 (38.19%) Agile
3 2,121 (29.86%) Problem-Solving
4 1,693 (23.83%) Degree
5 1,506 (21.20%) Finance
6 1,460 (20.55%) Analytical Skills
7 1,346 (18.95%) JavaScript
8 1,329 (18.71%) Software Engineering
9 1,318 (18.55%) SQL
10 1,178 (16.58%) AWS
11 1,166 (16.41%) CI/CD
12 1,144 (16.10%) Microsoft
13 1,104 (15.54%) Python
14 1,054 (14.84%) Azure
15 992 (13.96%) DevOps
16 917 (12.91%) Computer Science
17 902 (12.70%) Git (software)
18 826 (11.63%) Scrum
19 789 (11.11%) Windows
20 784 (11.04%) User Experience
21 781 (10.99%) Docker
22 777 (10.94%) Mentoring
23 766 (10.78%) Test Automation
24 748 (10.53%) Analytics
25 739 (10.40%) Java
26 729 (10.26%) Inclusion and Diversity
27 727 (10.23%) Linux
28 723 (10.18%) HTML
29 705 (9.92%) CSS
30 691 (9.73%) React

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
1 248 (3.49%) Confluence
2 177 (2.49%) SharePoint
3 135 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
4 104 (1.46%) CMS
5 97 (1.37%) IIS
6 96 (1.35%) MS Exchange
7 92 (1.30%) Apache
8 57 (0.80%) WordPress
9 45 (0.63%) SAS
10 41 (0.58%) GemFire
11 40 (0.56%) nginx
12 33 (0.46%) Apache Spark
13 28 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
14 23 (0.32%) Ethereum
15 22 (0.31%) Apache Airflow
15 22 (0.31%) Tomcat
16 17 (0.24%) IBM Domino
17 14 (0.20%) Headless CMS
17 14 (0.20%) OpenEdge
18 13 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 550 (7.74%) Microsoft Office
2 434 (6.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 243 (3.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 68 (0.96%) Sketch
5 55 (0.77%) MS Visio
6 48 (0.68%) Adobe XD
7 46 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 42 (0.59%) Photoshop
9 39 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
10 38 (0.53%) InVision
11 35 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
12 31 (0.44%) Simulink
13 23 (0.32%) Stata
14 20 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
15 19 (0.27%) CATIA
16 18 (0.25%) Adobe Captivate
16 18 (0.25%) SPSS
17 13 (0.18%) Maya
18 10 (0.14%) Chatbot
19 9 (0.13%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 52 (0.73%) Magento
2 43 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 34 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
4 22 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 22 (0.31%) Shopify
5 20 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
6 19 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
7 18 (0.25%) Odoo
8 17 (0.24%) NetSuite
9 12 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
10 10 (0.14%) SAP GTS
11 9 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
12 7 (0.099%) Eloqua
12 7 (0.099%) SAP BPC
13 6 (0.084%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 6 (0.084%) Distributed Ledger
13 6 (0.084%) ENOVIA
13 6 (0.084%) Exstream
13 6 (0.084%) Oracle Financials
13 6 (0.084%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1,178 (16.58%) AWS
2 1,054 (14.84%) Azure
3 434 (6.11%) SaaS
4 415 (5.84%) Microsoft 365
5 358 (5.04%) GCP
6 354 (4.98%) GitHub
7 346 (4.87%) Power Platform
8 238 (3.35%) Serverless
9 183 (2.58%) PaaS
10 162 (2.28%) AWS Lambda
11 161 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
12 156 (2.20%) Figma
13 131 (1.84%) Slack
14 126 (1.77%) Dynamics 365
15 107 (1.51%) Amazon Kinesis
16 89 (1.25%) Google Workspace
17 84 (1.18%) Amazon ECS
18 76 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
19 72 (1.01%) IaaS
20 71 (1.00%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 333 (4.69%) Broadband
2 210 (2.96%) Firewall
3 169 (2.38%) DNS
4 165 (2.32%) Internet
5 118 (1.66%) TCP/IP
6 105 (1.48%) DHCP
7 85 (1.20%) WAN
8 75 (1.06%) LAN
9 67 (0.94%) VPN
10 61 (0.86%) Wireless
11 60 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
12 45 (0.63%) Ethernet
13 44 (0.62%) HTTP
13 44 (0.62%) VoIP
14 39 (0.55%) Network Security
15 37 (0.52%) VLAN
16 36 (0.51%) SAN
17 30 (0.42%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
18 28 (0.39%) SD-WAN
19 27 (0.38%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 644 (9.07%) SQL Server
2 339 (4.77%) PostgreSQL
3 329 (4.63%) MySQL
4 304 (4.28%) Power BI
5 290 (4.08%) Relational Database
6 249 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
7 203 (2.86%) Tableau
8 197 (2.77%) NoSQL
9 189 (2.66%) Big Data
10 172 (2.42%) MongoDB
11 152 (2.14%) Amazon RDS
12 128 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 100 (1.41%) Data Lake
14 97 (1.37%) Redis
15 75 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 70 (0.99%) Amazon Redshift
16 70 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
16 70 (0.99%) Metadata
17 63 (0.89%) Oracle Database
18 62 (0.87%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 902 (12.70%) Git (software)
2 572 (8.05%) JIRA
3 397 (5.59%) Jenkins
4 214 (3.01%) GitLab
5 134 (1.89%) Selenium
6 123 (1.73%) Visual Studio
7 105 (1.48%) JUnit
8 104 (1.46%) Bitbucket
9 102 (1.44%) Cucumber
10 87 (1.22%) Subversion
11 70 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
12 56 (0.79%) Postman
13 55 (0.77%) TeamCity
14 49 (0.69%) Cypress.io
14 49 (0.69%) Gradle
15 45 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 45 (0.63%) webpack
16 42 (0.59%) Mocha
16 42 (0.59%) Sonatype Nexus
17 40 (0.56%) JMeter
General
1 3,403 (47.90%) Social Skills
2 1,506 (21.20%) Finance
3 1,460 (20.55%) Analytical Skills
4 729 (10.26%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 666 (9.38%) Marketing
6 513 (7.22%) Legal
7 452 (6.36%) Retail
8 446 (6.28%) Organisational Skills
9 438 (6.17%) Public Sector
10 411 (5.79%) Games
11 362 (5.10%) Law
12 354 (4.98%) Banking
13 329 (4.63%) Presentation Skills
14 210 (2.96%) Automotive
15 200 (2.82%) Manufacturing
16 193 (2.72%) Influencing Skills
17 143 (2.01%) Telecoms
18 138 (1.94%) Electronics
19 136 (1.91%) Advertising
20 125 (1.76%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 1,346 (18.95%) Developer
2 783 (11.02%) Analyst
3 639 (8.99%) Software Engineer
4 446 (6.28%) Administrator
5 355 (5.00%) Data Administrator
6 352 (4.95%) Data Entry Administrator
7 351 (4.94%) Senior Developer
8 262 (3.69%) Graduate
9 214 (3.01%) Consultant
10 204 (2.87%) Software Developer
11 198 (2.79%) Designer
12 179 (2.52%) DevOps Engineer
13 172 (2.42%) Architect
14 171 (2.41%) Full Stack Developer
15 164 (2.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 161 (2.27%) Project Manager
17 150 (2.11%) Senior Software Engineer
18 149 (2.10%) Data Engineer
18 149 (2.10%) Systems Engineer
19 128 (1.80%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 723 (10.18%) HTML
2 705 (9.92%) CSS
3 691 (9.73%) React
4 501 (7.05%) Node.js
5 459 (6.46%) .NET
6 452 (6.36%) REST
7 389 (5.48%) AngularJS
8 316 (4.45%) RESTful
9 261 (3.67%) HTML5
10 243 (3.42%) Web Services
11 240 (3.38%) JSON
12 232 (3.27%) Spring
13 220 (3.10%) Vue.js
14 215 (3.03%) Kafka
15 214 (3.01%) XML
16 191 (2.69%) Spring Boot
17 182 (2.56%) GraphQL
18 174 (2.45%) jQuery
19 170 (2.39%) Laravel
20 155 (2.18%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 784 (11.04%) User Experience
2 407 (5.73%) NHS
3 348 (4.90%) Management Information System
4 307 (4.32%) Social Media
5 266 (3.74%) Virtual Team
6 216 (3.04%) Data Structures
7 204 (2.87%) Algorithms
8 190 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
9 185 (2.60%) Mobile App
10 180 (2.53%) Cloud Native
11 147 (2.07%) Data Centre
12 123 (1.73%) Public Cloud
13 114 (1.60%) Over-the-Top Content
14 109 (1.53%) Blockchain
15 95 (1.34%) IoT
16 79 (1.11%) Driving Licence
17 70 (0.99%) Blog
18 65 (0.91%) Animation
18 65 (0.91%) Cyberattack
19 58 (0.82%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 789 (11.11%) Windows
2 727 (10.23%) Linux
3 256 (3.60%) Windows Server
4 232 (3.27%) Android
5 153 (2.15%) Unix
6 146 (2.06%) Apple iOS
7 127 (1.79%) Windows 10
8 76 (1.07%) Ubuntu
9 69 (0.97%) Windows Server 2019
10 57 (0.80%) Windows Server 2016
11 49 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
12 38 (0.53%) VMS
13 37 (0.52%) Mac OS
14 33 (0.46%) Mac OS X
15 31 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
16 25 (0.35%) CentOS
17 21 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
18 20 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
18 20 (0.28%) zOS
19 19 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,713 (38.19%) Agile
2 2,121 (29.86%) Problem-Solving
3 1,329 (18.71%) Software Engineering
4 1,166 (16.41%) CI/CD
5 992 (13.96%) DevOps
6 917 (12.91%) Computer Science
7 826 (11.63%) Scrum
8 777 (10.94%) Mentoring
9 766 (10.78%) Test Automation
10 748 (10.53%) Analytics
11 649 (9.14%) Project Management
12 618 (8.70%) Coaching
13 585 (8.23%) Continuous Improvement
13 585 (8.23%) Full Stack Development
13 585 (8.23%) TDD
14 547 (7.70%) Business Intelligence
15 541 (7.62%) Microservices
16 509 (7.16%) SDLC
17 501 (7.05%) Time Management
18 496 (6.98%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 1,346 (18.95%) JavaScript
2 1,318 (18.55%) SQL
3 1,104 (15.54%) Python
4 739 (10.40%) Java
5 656 (9.23%) C#
6 446 (6.28%) TypeScript
7 349 (4.91%) PHP
8 325 (4.57%) C
9 271 (3.81%) PowerShell
10 261 (3.67%) C++
11 175 (2.46%) Ruby
12 156 (2.20%) Go
13 151 (2.13%) Bash
14 146 (2.06%) T-SQL
15 104 (1.46%) R
16 83 (1.17%) ES6
17 82 (1.15%) Shell Script
18 80 (1.13%) Kotlin
19 66 (0.93%) Scala
20 62 (0.87%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1,693 (23.83%) Degree
2 444 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 346 (4.87%) Security Cleared
4 165 (2.32%) SC Cleared
5 115 (1.62%) Master's Degree
6 111 (1.56%) DBS Check
7 78 (1.10%) CISSP
8 75 (1.06%) Numerate Degree
9 69 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
10 67 (0.94%) AWS Certification
11 63 (0.89%) PhD
12 54 (0.76%) ISTQB
13 50 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
14 49 (0.69%) PMI Certification
15 44 (0.62%) CISA
15 44 (0.62%) HNC
16 39 (0.55%) HND
17 37 (0.52%) CISM
18 36 (0.51%) CCNA
19 33 (0.46%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 615 (8.66%) QA
2 220 (3.10%) SLA
3 158 (2.22%) GDPR
4 142 (2.00%) Accessibility
5 119 (1.68%) Data Quality
6 106 (1.49%) PMO
7 80 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 32 (0.45%) ISO 9001
8 32 (0.45%) PCI DSS
9 29 (0.41%) NIST
10 27 (0.38%) AUTOSAR
10 27 (0.38%) WCAG
11 20 (0.28%) ISO 14001
12 19 (0.27%) Good Clinical Practice
13 17 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 16 (0.23%) GRC
15 15 (0.21%) ISO 26262
16 13 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
17 12 (0.17%) GxP
18 11 (0.15%) HL7
System Software
1 781 (10.99%) Docker
2 311 (4.38%) Active Directory
3 130 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 74 (1.04%) Hyper-V
5 72 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
6 27 (0.38%) Firmware
7 25 (0.35%) vSphere
8 20 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
8 20 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
9 18 (0.25%) XenApp
10 9 (0.13%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 9 (0.13%) NFS
11 6 (0.084%) Lustre
11 6 (0.084%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 6 (0.084%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.056%) BitLocker
13 3 (0.042%) Snort
13 3 (0.042%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.042%) Varnish
14 2 (0.028%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 475 (6.69%) Kubernetes
2 370 (5.21%) Terraform
3 238 (3.35%) Ansible
4 80 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
5 56 (0.79%) SCCM
6 53 (0.75%) Puppet
7 43 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
8 41 (0.58%) Grafana
8 41 (0.58%) Prometheus
9 32 (0.45%) Kibana
10 25 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
11 18 (0.25%) Consul
12 15 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
12 15 (0.21%) Failover Clustering
12 15 (0.21%) Graylog
12 15 (0.21%) Jamf Pro
13 13 (0.18%) FortiGate
14 12 (0.17%) yum
14 12 (0.17%) ZABBIX
15 11 (0.15%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1,144 (16.10%) Microsoft
2 434 (6.11%) Google
3 266 (3.74%) Salesforce.com
4 251 (3.53%) Oracle
5 176 (2.48%) VMware
6 149 (2.10%) Adobe
7 136 (1.91%) Cisco
8 132 (1.86%) SAP
9 106 (1.49%) IBM
10 92 (1.30%) Citrix
11 91 (1.28%) Apple
12 86 (1.21%) Northgate
13 85 (1.20%) NEC
14 67 (0.94%) ServiceNow
15 62 (0.87%) MuleSoft
16 61 (0.86%) Atlassian
17 52 (0.73%) PayPal
18 48 (0.68%) HP
18 48 (0.68%) Splunk
19 46 (0.65%) Red Hat