Period
to 23 January 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Self-Motivation in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Self-Motivation over the 6 months to 23 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Self-Motivation
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 68 44 59
Rank change year-on-year -24 +15 +5
Permanent jobs citing Self-Motivation 259 386 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.84% 4.93% 4.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.99% 12.28% 12.15%
Number of salaries quoted 188 216 210
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +12.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £20,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £59,375 £57,625
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,593 3,144 3,539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 38.45% 40.13% 35.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2,003 2,193 2,632
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Self-Motivation
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Self-Motivation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Self-Motivation in the West Midlands

Self-Motivation
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Self-Motivation in the West Midlands

Self-Motivation
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Self-Motivation in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Self-Motivation in the West Midlands

Self-Motivation
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Self-Motivation within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 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
Birmingham -19 103 £55,000 +10.00% 39
Warwickshire +24 58 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Coventry -15 28 £45,000 - 6
Walsall -1 20 £45,000 +38.46% 4
Staffordshire -10 14 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Solihull -26 9 £65,000 +80.56% 5
Worcestershire +8 7 £40,000 +23.08% 9
Shropshire +10 6 £35,750 +78.75% 3
West Bromwich - 4 £42,500 -
Sutton Coldfield +18 3 £42,500 - 1
Herefordshire +10 2 £42,500 +60.38% 2
Wolverhampton +5 1 £50,000 +42.86% 1
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Self-Motivation.

1 70 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (25.87%) Problem-Solving
3 66 (25.48%) Microsoft
4 63 (24.32%) CSS
5 62 (23.94%) Azure
6 61 (23.55%) SQL
7 57 (22.01%) JavaScript
8 52 (20.08%) SQL Server
9 51 (19.69%) OO
9 51 (19.69%) Git (software)
10 50 (19.31%) Degree
11 47 (18.15%) Analytical Skills
12 45 (17.37%) jQuery
12 45 (17.37%) DNS
13 42 (16.22%) C#
13 42 (16.22%) Windows
14 40 (15.44%) DevOps
15 39 (15.06%) ITIL
16 37 (14.29%) .NET
16 37 (14.29%) Management Information System
17 36 (13.90%) HTML
18 34 (13.13%) MVC
18 34 (13.13%) Migration
19 31 (11.97%) Project Management
20 30 (11.58%) Active Directory
20 30 (11.58%) Microsoft Certification
20 30 (11.58%) Telecoms
21 29 (11.20%) Software Engineering
22 28 (10.81%) Web Services
22 28 (10.81%) ASP.NET

Self-Motivation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 14 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 13 (5.02%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.47%) WebSphere
4 8 (3.09%) CMS
5 6 (2.32%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (1.93%) WordPress
7 4 (1.54%) Apache
8 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.77%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.39%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.39%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (5.79%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (4.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.77%) Simulink
5 1 (0.39%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.39%) MicroStation
5 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.09%) Magento
2 6 (2.32%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (1.93%) OpenCart
4 2 (0.77%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.77%) SAP Payroll
4 2 (0.77%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 62 (23.94%) Azure
2 27 (10.42%) AWS
3 25 (9.65%) Cloud Computing
4 21 (8.11%) AWS CloudFormation
5 17 (6.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 17 (6.56%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (6.56%) Amazon ECS
5 17 (6.56%) Amazon S3
5 17 (6.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 17 (6.56%) Office 365
5 17 (6.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 7 (2.70%) IaaS
6 7 (2.70%) PaaS
6 7 (2.70%) SaaS
7 2 (0.77%) GCP
7 2 (0.77%) GitHub
7 2 (0.77%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.77%) Power Platform
7 2 (0.77%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 45 (17.37%) DNS
2 26 (10.04%) DHCP
3 21 (8.11%) Internet
4 18 (6.95%) Diameter Protocol
5 10 (3.86%) WAN
6 9 (3.47%) Firewall
7 4 (1.54%) LAN
7 4 (1.54%) VoIP
7 4 (1.54%) Wireless
8 3 (1.16%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (1.16%) iSCSI
8 3 (1.16%) MPLS
8 3 (1.16%) NAS
8 3 (1.16%) SAN
8 3 (1.16%) WLAN
9 2 (0.77%) DSL
9 2 (0.77%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.77%) GPON
9 2 (0.77%) IPv4
9 2 (0.77%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (20.08%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 17 (6.56%) Amazon RDS
2 17 (6.56%) Azure SQL Database
3 11 (4.25%) MySQL
4 6 (2.32%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.54%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.54%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.16%) Big Data
6 3 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.77%) OLAP
7 2 (0.77%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (0.77%) Power BI
7 2 (0.77%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.77%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 51 (19.69%) Git (software)
2 18 (6.95%) GDB
3 14 (5.41%) MSTest
3 14 (5.41%) Octopus Deploy
4 12 (4.63%) Visual Studio
5 9 (3.47%) JMeter
5 9 (3.47%) Selenium
6 6 (2.32%) JIRA
7 4 (1.54%) Appium
7 4 (1.54%) Postman
7 4 (1.54%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.39%) NUnit
8 1 (0.39%) PHPUnit
General
1 30 (11.58%) Telecoms
2 27 (10.42%) Finance
3 10 (3.86%) Retail
4 7 (2.70%) Public Sector
5 6 (2.32%) Automotive
6 5 (1.93%) French Language
6 5 (1.93%) German Language
6 5 (1.93%) Local Government
6 5 (1.93%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.93%) Marketing
7 4 (1.54%) Electronics
7 4 (1.54%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.16%) Games
9 2 (0.77%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.39%) Advertising
10 1 (0.39%) Legal
10 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 53 (20.46%) Developer
2 28 (10.81%) Analyst
2 28 (10.81%) Software Engineer
3 27 (10.42%) Architect
4 17 (6.56%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (5.79%) Web Developer
6 14 (5.41%) Business Analyst
6 14 (5.41%) Senior Software Engineer
7 13 (5.02%) Cloud Architect
7 13 (5.02%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 12 (4.63%) Administrator
8 12 (4.63%) IT Manager
8 12 (4.63%) Systems Administrator
9 11 (4.25%) Consultant
10 10 (3.86%) .NET Developer
10 10 (3.86%) Support Engineer
11 9 (3.47%) IT Support
11 9 (3.47%) Junior
11 9 (3.47%) PHP Developer
12 8 (3.09%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (24.32%) CSS
2 45 (17.37%) jQuery
3 37 (14.29%) .NET
4 36 (13.90%) HTML
5 28 (10.81%) ASP.NET
5 28 (10.81%) Web Services
6 21 (8.11%) REST
7 17 (6.56%) ASP.NET Web API
8 16 (6.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 15 (5.79%) SOAP
10 14 (5.41%) Laravel
11 12 (4.63%) LAMP
12 11 (4.25%) AngularJS
13 9 (3.47%) XML
14 7 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (2.70%) CSS3
14 7 (2.70%) HTML5
15 6 (2.32%) JSON
15 6 (2.32%) React
16 5 (1.93%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 47 (18.15%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 27 (10.42%) Data Centre
4 22 (8.49%) Hybrid Cloud
4 22 (8.49%) User Experience
5 20 (7.72%) Private Cloud
6 18 (6.95%) Cloud Native
7 17 (6.56%) Public Cloud
8 16 (6.18%) Enterprise Cloud
9 7 (2.70%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.93%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.16%) Clustering
12 3 (1.16%) CMDB
12 3 (1.16%) Replication
13 2 (0.77%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.77%) Internet of Things
13 2 (0.77%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.77%) Virtual Team
14 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 42 (16.22%) Windows
2 24 (9.27%) Linux
3 8 (3.09%) Windows 7
3 8 (3.09%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.54%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.16%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.16%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.77%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.39%) Android
9 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.39%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (25.87%) Problem-Solving
3 51 (19.69%) OO
4 40 (15.44%) DevOps
5 39 (15.06%) ITIL
6 34 (13.13%) Migration
6 34 (13.13%) MVC
7 31 (11.97%) Project Management
8 29 (11.20%) Software Engineering
9 28 (10.81%) Collaborative Working
10 26 (10.04%) Service Management
11 25 (9.65%) Technical Architecture
12 22 (8.49%) Presales
13 21 (8.11%) Mentoring
14 20 (7.72%) PRINCE2
15 19 (7.34%) Line Management
15 19 (7.34%) Technology Roadmap
16 18 (6.95%) Business Transformation
17 17 (6.56%) Root Cause Analysis
17 17 (6.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 61 (23.55%) SQL
2 57 (22.01%) JavaScript
3 42 (16.22%) C#
4 25 (9.65%) C
5 21 (8.11%) R
6 18 (6.95%) PHP
7 14 (5.41%) C++
7 14 (5.41%) Python
8 12 (4.63%) Rust
9 10 (3.86%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.70%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.93%) Java
12 3 (1.16%) Go
12 3 (1.16%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.16%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.77%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.77%) VB
13 2 (0.77%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.39%) Erlang
14 1 (0.39%) KiXtart
Qualifications
1 50 (19.31%) Degree
2 30 (11.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (5.02%) MCP
4 11 (4.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (3.86%) CISA
5 10 (3.86%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.32%) CCNA
7 6 (2.32%) DBS Check
7 6 (2.32%) MCSE
8 5 (1.93%) CCNP
8 5 (1.93%) CISSP
8 5 (1.93%) MCSA
9 4 (1.54%) CEH
9 4 (1.54%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (1.16%) CISM
10 3 (1.16%) CRISC
11 2 (0.77%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.77%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.25%) QA
2 5 (1.93%) SLA
3 3 (1.16%) COBIT
4 2 (0.77%) COSO
4 2 (0.77%) GDPR
4 2 (0.77%) HIPAA
4 2 (0.77%) ISO 26262
4 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.77%) NIST
4 2 (0.77%) NIST 800
4 2 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 30 (11.58%) Active Directory
2 26 (10.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (8.88%) Docker
4 20 (7.72%) Hyper-V
4 20 (7.72%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (3.47%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (3.47%) vSphere
6 3 (1.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 23 (8.88%) SCCM
2 9 (3.47%) Ansible
2 9 (3.47%) Kubernetes
2 9 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (3.47%) Puppet
2 9 (3.47%) SCOM
2 9 (3.47%) Terraform
2 9 (3.47%) vCenter Server
3 7 (2.70%) Rancher
4 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (1.16%) WSUS
5 1 (0.39%) Dollar Universe
5 1 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.39%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 66 (25.48%) Microsoft
2 26 (10.04%) VMware
3 21 (8.11%) Cisco
4 9 (3.47%) Dell
4 9 (3.47%) Fujitsu
4 9 (3.47%) McAfee
4 9 (3.47%) NetApp
5 8 (3.09%) IBM
6 6 (2.32%) Cognos
7 5 (1.93%) Oracle
8 4 (1.54%) Adobe
8 4 (1.54%) EMC
8 4 (1.54%) Veeam
9 3 (1.16%) Apple
9 3 (1.16%) Arista
9 3 (1.16%) Brocade
9 3 (1.16%) Emulex
9 3 (1.16%) Sage
10 2 (0.77%) Juniper
10 2 (0.77%) Nokia