Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Self-Motivation
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 95 97 95
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 -14
Permanent jobs citing Self-Motivation 4,937 5,415 5,502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.27% 3.13% 3.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.81% 7.70% 7.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3,456 3,849 4,184
UK median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,150 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +5.26%

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 63,237 70,294 70,445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.83% 40.58% 39.61%
Number of salaries quoted 48,468 54,114 57,569
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Self-Motivation in the UK

Self-Motivation
Top 16 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 17 January 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 +11 4,553 £45,000 - 1,018
UK excluding London +12 3,057 £37,500 -6.25% 824
London +3 1,697 £55,000 - 248
South East +10 1,026 £40,000 - 221
Midlands +10 562 £40,000 +6.67% 168
North of England -7 508 £35,000 -10.26% 202
East of England +70 448 £40,000 - 94
West Midlands +20 379 £42,000 +5.00% 105
South West -4 311 £32,000 -20.00% 86
North West -20 269 £32,500 -18.75% 107
Yorkshire +17 219 £39,250 +4.67% 63
East Midlands 0 180 £40,000 +14.29% 63
Wales +40 104 £34,000 +11.48% 24
Scotland -35 94 £38,750 -22.50% 28
North East +3 25 £33,750 -7.26% 32
Northern Ireland -36 17 £60,000 +122.22% 2

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 1,397 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
2 1,227 (24.85%) Problem-Solving
3 1,125 (22.79%) Microsoft
4 1,025 (20.76%) Degree
5 981 (19.87%) SQL
6 895 (18.13%) Windows
7 888 (17.99%) Analytical Skills
8 872 (17.66%) Finance
9 729 (14.77%) JavaScript
10 675 (13.67%) C#
11 670 (13.57%) ITIL
12 648 (13.13%) Java
13 632 (12.80%) HTML
14 595 (12.05%) .NET
15 554 (11.22%) CSS
16 545 (11.04%) Active Directory
17 541 (10.96%) Project Management
18 526 (10.65%) Microsoft Azure
19 518 (10.49%) SQL Server
20 516 (10.45%) Firewall
21 513 (10.39%) Computer Science
22 481 (9.74%) Amazon AWS
23 459 (9.30%) Python
24 441 (8.93%) Linux
25 429 (8.69%) Cisco
26 414 (8.39%) VMware
27 405 (8.20%) Git (software)
27 405 (8.20%) Test Automation
28 399 (8.08%) Microsoft Office
29 395 (8.00%) Retail

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
1 207 (4.19%) SharePoint
2 136 (2.75%) MS Exchange
3 101 (2.05%) WordPress
4 89 (1.80%) Confluence
5 86 (1.74%) IIS
6 82 (1.66%) Apache
7 77 (1.56%) Tomcat
8 75 (1.52%) Apache Spark
9 58 (1.17%) CMS
10 48 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
11 43 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
11 43 (0.87%) WebSphere
12 41 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
13 36 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
14 35 (0.71%) Skype for Business
15 34 (0.69%) Drupal
16 30 (0.61%) JBoss
17 21 (0.43%) OpenStack
18 20 (0.41%) Apache Solr
18 20 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 399 (8.08%) Microsoft Office
2 224 (4.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 92 (1.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 78 (1.58%) MS Visio
5 57 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
6 24 (0.49%) AutoCAD
7 18 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
8 17 (0.34%) Photoshop
9 16 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 11 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
11 8 (0.16%) Acrobat
12 7 (0.14%) InDesign
12 7 (0.14%) Revit
13 6 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
13 6 (0.12%) EPLAN
13 6 (0.12%) InVision
14 5 (0.10%) Chatbot
15 4 (0.081%) Adobe Captivate
15 4 (0.081%) Adobe Premiere
15 4 (0.081%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 52 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
3 25 (0.51%) NetSuite
4 24 (0.49%) Magento
5 19 (0.38%) SAP ERP
6 18 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
7 17 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
7 17 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
7 17 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
8 10 (0.20%) HFM
8 10 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
8 10 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
8 10 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
9 9 (0.18%) Maximo
10 8 (0.16%) SAP HCM
11 7 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
12 6 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
12 6 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
12 6 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
13 5 (0.10%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 526 (10.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 481 (9.74%) Amazon AWS
3 283 (5.73%) Office 365
4 199 (4.03%) SaaS
5 96 (1.94%) PaaS
6 84 (1.70%) IaaS
7 82 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
8 76 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
9 63 (1.28%) GitHub
10 62 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
11 55 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
12 48 (0.97%) Amazon S3
13 44 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
14 32 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 32 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 28 (0.57%) OpenShift
16 27 (0.55%) G Suite
17 24 (0.49%) Google Analytics
17 24 (0.49%) npm
18 23 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 516 (10.45%) Firewall
2 300 (6.08%) TCP/IP
3 252 (5.10%) WAN
4 244 (4.94%) DNS
5 232 (4.70%) LAN
6 171 (3.46%) Internet
7 167 (3.38%) DHCP
8 130 (2.63%) OSPF
9 128 (2.59%) VoIP
10 125 (2.53%) VPN
11 121 (2.45%) Network Security
12 116 (2.35%) Wireless
13 110 (2.23%) Wi-Fi
14 105 (2.13%) Wireshark
15 87 (1.76%) SAN
16 85 (1.72%) Ethernet
17 81 (1.64%) BGP
18 80 (1.62%) HTTP
19 79 (1.60%) Intrusion Detection
20 68 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 518 (10.49%) SQL Server
2 240 (4.86%) MySQL
3 158 (3.20%) Relational Database
4 120 (2.43%) NoSQL
5 102 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
6 93 (1.88%) Big Data
6 93 (1.88%) MongoDB
7 78 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 75 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
9 70 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 66 (1.34%) Hadoop
11 57 (1.15%) Blockchain
12 50 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 50 (1.01%) RDBMS
13 48 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
14 42 (0.85%) DB2
14 42 (0.85%) Oracle Database
15 37 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
16 32 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
16 32 (0.65%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 405 (8.20%) Git (software)
2 190 (3.85%) JIRA
3 178 (3.61%) Jenkins
4 101 (2.05%) Selenium
5 99 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
6 92 (1.86%) Visual Studio
7 83 (1.68%) Maven
8 74 (1.50%) Subversion
9 53 (1.07%) Gradle
10 50 (1.01%) TeamCity
11 49 (0.99%) Bitbucket
12 46 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
13 44 (0.89%) Cucumber
14 42 (0.85%) webpack
15 39 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 38 (0.77%) WebDriver
17 36 (0.73%) Eclipse
17 36 (0.73%) GitLab
18 34 (0.69%) gulp
19 33 (0.67%) JUnit
General
1 872 (17.66%) Finance
2 395 (8.00%) Retail
3 262 (5.31%) Marketing
4 184 (3.73%) Telecoms
5 127 (2.57%) Banking
6 114 (2.31%) Manufacturing
7 106 (2.15%) Games
8 100 (2.03%) Advertising
9 92 (1.86%) Electronics
10 66 (1.34%) Legal
11 57 (1.15%) Publishing
12 50 (1.01%) Law
13 43 (0.87%) Billing
14 42 (0.85%) Retail Banking
15 41 (0.83%) Automotive
16 34 (0.69%) Back Office
17 33 (0.67%) German Language
18 30 (0.61%) French Language
19 27 (0.55%) Investment Banking
20 26 (0.53%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1,207 (24.45%) Developer
2 707 (14.32%) Analyst
3 333 (6.74%) Consultant
4 319 (6.46%) Architect
5 224 (4.54%) Java Developer
6 198 (4.01%) Senior Developer
7 184 (3.73%) Support Analyst
8 182 (3.69%) Support Engineer
9 174 (3.52%) Project Manager
10 167 (3.38%) .NET Developer
11 164 (3.32%) Junior
12 159 (3.22%) C# Developer
13 143 (2.90%) Software Developer
14 141 (2.86%) Software Engineer
15 129 (2.61%) Business Analyst
16 128 (2.59%) IT Support
17 124 (2.51%) Network Engineer
17 124 (2.51%) Web Developer
18 105 (2.13%) Administrator
19 101 (2.05%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 632 (12.80%) HTML
2 595 (12.05%) .NET
3 554 (11.22%) CSS
4 338 (6.85%) Web Services
5 318 (6.44%) AngularJS
6 256 (5.19%) ASP.NET
7 252 (5.10%) jQuery
8 210 (4.25%) React
9 203 (4.11%) HTML5
10 201 (4.07%) XML
11 195 (3.95%) REST
12 179 (3.63%) Node.js
13 154 (3.12%) Spring
14 141 (2.86%) RESTful
15 128 (2.59%) JSON
16 123 (2.49%) .NET Framework
17 115 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 111 (2.25%) Sass
18 111 (2.25%) Vue.js
19 103 (2.09%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 888 (17.99%) Analytical Skills
2 341 (6.91%) Data Centre
3 261 (5.29%) Management Information System
4 223 (4.52%) User Experience
5 135 (2.73%) Public Cloud
6 125 (2.53%) Fintech
7 89 (1.80%) Driving Licence
8 84 (1.70%) Virtual Team
9 77 (1.56%) Mobile App
10 76 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
11 74 (1.50%) Algorithms
12 72 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
13 67 (1.36%) Cyberthreat
14 63 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
15 58 (1.17%) Cyber Kill Chain
16 55 (1.11%) Data Structures
17 52 (1.05%) NHS
18 47 (0.95%) PKI
19 41 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
20 37 (0.75%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 895 (18.13%) Windows
2 441 (8.93%) Linux
3 275 (5.57%) Windows Server
4 207 (4.19%) Windows 10
4 207 (4.19%) Windows 7
5 125 (2.53%) Unix
5 125 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 122 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 72 (1.46%) Android
8 61 (1.24%) Windows 8
9 57 (1.15%) Apple iOS
10 52 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 38 (0.77%) Mac OS
11 38 (0.77%) Mac OS X
12 35 (0.71%) CentOS
13 31 (0.63%) Windows XP
14 29 (0.59%) Solaris
15 28 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 28 (0.57%) Ubuntu
16 24 (0.49%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,397 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
2 1,227 (24.85%) Problem-Solving
3 670 (13.57%) ITIL
4 541 (10.96%) Project Management
5 513 (10.39%) Computer Science
6 405 (8.20%) Test Automation
7 394 (7.98%) Scrum
8 350 (7.09%) DevOps
8 350 (7.09%) Software Engineering
9 333 (6.74%) MVC
10 299 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 298 (6.04%) TDD
12 296 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 290 (5.87%) Information Security
14 288 (5.83%) SDLC
15 285 (5.77%) Mentoring
16 269 (5.45%) Time Management
17 267 (5.41%) Service Management
18 263 (5.33%) Service Delivery
19 262 (5.31%) OO
Programming Languages
1 981 (19.87%) SQL
2 729 (14.77%) JavaScript
3 675 (13.67%) C#
4 648 (13.13%) Java
5 459 (9.30%) Python
6 305 (6.18%) PHP
7 268 (5.43%) PowerShell
8 195 (3.95%) C++
9 175 (3.54%) C
10 123 (2.49%) Bash Shell
11 115 (2.33%) T-SQL
12 106 (2.15%) Java 8
13 104 (2.11%) Ruby
14 100 (2.03%) TypeScript
15 82 (1.66%) PL/SQL
15 82 (1.66%) Scala
15 82 (1.66%) VB
16 71 (1.44%) Perl
17 66 (1.34%) Go
18 57 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1,025 (20.76%) Degree
2 250 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
3 244 (4.94%) Security Cleared
4 221 (4.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 158 (3.20%) CCNA
6 154 (3.12%) ITIL Certification
6 154 (3.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 146 (2.96%) CISSP
8 142 (2.88%) CCNP
9 135 (2.73%) SC Cleared
10 114 (2.31%) MCSE
11 79 (1.60%) Master's Degree
12 65 (1.32%) DV Cleared
13 62 (1.26%) CEH
14 57 (1.15%) CCIE
14 57 (1.15%) MCP
15 51 (1.03%) CISM
16 49 (0.99%) PMP
16 49 (0.99%) SANS
17 47 (0.95%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 278 (5.63%) QA
2 197 (3.99%) SLA
3 193 (3.91%) GDPR
4 176 (3.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 79 (1.60%) PMO
6 53 (1.07%) PCI DSS
7 50 (1.01%) Cyber Essentials
8 48 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 32 (0.65%) COBIT
10 27 (0.55%) Data Quality
11 26 (0.53%) HIPAA
12 19 (0.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 16 (0.32%) GPG13
14 15 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 13 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 12 (0.24%) ISO 9001
17 8 (0.16%) COSO
18 5 (0.10%) IEC 61131
19 4 (0.081%) ISO 14001
20 3 (0.061%) NIST 800
System Software
1 545 (11.04%) Active Directory
2 281 (5.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 244 (4.94%) Docker
4 161 (3.26%) Hyper-V
5 65 (1.32%) vSphere
6 54 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
7 42 (0.85%) XenApp
8 37 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
9 29 (0.59%) Terminal Services
10 25 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
11 24 (0.49%) Firmware
12 22 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
13 19 (0.38%) XenDesktop
14 18 (0.36%) VMware NSX
15 16 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 14 (0.28%) VirtualBox
17 13 (0.26%) Lustre
18 11 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
19 10 (0.20%) NFS
19 10 (0.20%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 159 (3.22%) SCCM
2 151 (3.06%) Ansible
3 150 (3.04%) Kubernetes
4 122 (2.47%) Puppet
5 82 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
6 65 (1.32%) Stealthwatch
6 65 (1.32%) Terraform
7 51 (1.03%) RSA Security Analytics
8 47 (0.95%) SCOM
9 37 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
9 37 (0.75%) WSUS
10 25 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
11 20 (0.41%) Backup Exec
11 20 (0.41%) Nagios
11 20 (0.41%) SCVMM
12 18 (0.36%) FortiGate
13 16 (0.32%) Cisco Prime
14 14 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
14 14 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
15 13 (0.26%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 1,125 (22.79%) Microsoft
2 429 (8.69%) Cisco
3 414 (8.39%) VMware
4 311 (6.30%) Oracle
5 204 (4.13%) CheckPoint
6 181 (3.67%) Citrix
7 154 (3.12%) SAP
8 149 (3.02%) HP
9 141 (2.86%) Symantec
10 127 (2.57%) Google
11 117 (2.37%) IBM
12 111 (2.25%) Splunk
13 100 (2.03%) Red Hat
14 92 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
15 90 (1.82%) Palo Alto
16 77 (1.56%) Juniper
17 73 (1.48%) Adobe
18 69 (1.40%) Dell
19 66 (1.34%) Fortinet
20 62 (1.26%) SolarWinds