Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Self-Motivation
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 34 64
Rank change year-on-year -37 +30 +10
Permanent jobs citing Self-Motivation 289 545 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.79% 6.04% 4.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.71% 16.00% 11.12%
Number of salaries quoted 231 311 295
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -

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 2,975 3,407 3,751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 39.06% 37.76% 37.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2,185 2,392 2,989
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,888 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £53,700 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.29% +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 22 August 2019.

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 22 August 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
Birmingham -25 118 £45,000 +3.62% 26
Warwickshire -16 38 £44,000 +10.00% 20
Staffordshire +6 37 £20,000 -57.89% 8
Coventry -18 27 £40,000 -15.79% 12
Solihull -9 22 £51,250 +79.82% 2
Shropshire -4 14 £55,000 +175.00% 7
Worcestershire -12 8 £32,500 - 9
Herefordshire - 4 £23,882 - 1
Sutton Coldfield 0 3 £41,000 +2.50% 1
Dudley -13 2 £32,500 +25.00%
Self-Motivation
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Self-Motivation.

1 95 (32.87%) Microsoft
2 92 (31.83%) Problem-Solving
3 71 (24.57%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (24.22%) SQL
5 62 (21.45%) ITIL
6 58 (20.07%) Windows
7 55 (19.03%) SharePoint
8 54 (18.69%) SQL Server
9 53 (18.34%) C#
10 50 (17.30%) Azure
11 49 (16.96%) .NET
11 49 (16.96%) Data Centre
12 41 (14.19%) Active Directory
13 40 (13.84%) MVC
14 39 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
15 38 (13.15%) Project Management
16 37 (12.80%) jQuery
17 36 (12.46%) JavaScript
17 36 (12.46%) CSS
17 36 (12.46%) Line Management
18 34 (11.76%) Degree
19 33 (11.42%) SCCM
19 33 (11.42%) VMware Infrastructure
19 33 (11.42%) Microsoft Certification
19 33 (11.42%) ASP.NET
19 33 (11.42%) VMware
20 32 (11.07%) HTML
21 31 (10.73%) Microsoft Office
21 31 (10.73%) Hyper-V
22 29 (10.03%) Cisco

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 55 (19.03%) SharePoint
2 23 (7.96%) SharePoint Server
3 10 (3.46%) MS Exchange
4 9 (3.11%) CMS
5 8 (2.77%) Umbraco
6 5 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.04%) IIS
8 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.35%) Confluence
9 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 31 (10.73%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (4.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.08%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.38%) Adobe XD
5 4 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (1.38%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.35%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.35%) Primavera
3 1 (0.35%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.35%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 50 (17.30%) Azure
2 26 (9.00%) AWS
3 25 (8.65%) Cloud Computing
4 21 (7.27%) Office 365
5 17 (5.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 17 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (5.88%) Amazon ECS
5 17 (5.88%) Amazon S3
5 17 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
5 17 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 17 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 13 (4.50%) IaaS
6 13 (4.50%) PaaS
7 6 (2.08%) SaaS
8 5 (1.73%) Force.com
8 5 (1.73%) Power Platform
9 4 (1.38%) GCP
10 3 (1.04%) npm
11 2 (0.69%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.35%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 28 (9.69%) DNS
2 25 (8.65%) DHCP
3 23 (7.96%) Internet
4 15 (5.19%) Firewall
5 10 (3.46%) WAN
6 8 (2.77%) Broadband
6 8 (2.77%) LAN
7 6 (2.08%) Wireless
8 3 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.04%) Diameter Protocol
8 3 (1.04%) VoIP
8 3 (1.04%) VPN
8 3 (1.04%) WLAN
9 2 (0.69%) Intranet
9 2 (0.69%) MPLS
9 2 (0.69%) SMS
9 2 (0.69%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.35%) OpenScape
10 1 (0.35%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (18.69%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 17 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
2 17 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
3 14 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (3.46%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.73%) MySQL
6 5 (1.73%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.73%) Power BI
6 5 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.38%) QlikView
8 2 (0.69%) DB2
8 2 (0.69%) Riak
8 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 22 (7.61%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.11%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.77%) JIRA
4 5 (1.73%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.73%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (1.38%) Balsamiq
5 4 (1.38%) Selenium
6 3 (1.04%) GDB
6 3 (1.04%) webpack
7 2 (0.69%) Hudson
7 2 (0.69%) JMeter
8 1 (0.35%) PHPUnit
General
1 27 (9.34%) Finance
2 24 (8.30%) Telecoms
3 20 (6.92%) Retail
4 14 (4.84%) Manufacturing
5 13 (4.50%) Games
6 9 (3.11%) Electronics
6 9 (3.11%) Marketing
7 4 (1.38%) General Ledger
7 4 (1.38%) Legal
7 4 (1.38%) Public Sector
8 3 (1.04%) German Language
9 2 (0.69%) Banking
9 2 (0.69%) Billing
9 2 (0.69%) French Language
9 2 (0.69%) Local Government
10 1 (0.35%) Advertising
10 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.35%) Automotive
10 1 (0.35%) Publishing
10 1 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 60 (20.76%) Analyst
2 56 (19.38%) Developer
3 34 (11.76%) Architect
4 21 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (7.27%) Support Analyst
5 18 (6.23%) Solutions Architect
6 17 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
7 16 (5.54%) 2nd Line Support
7 16 (5.54%) Software Developer
8 15 (5.19%) Applications Support
8 15 (5.19%) Applications Support Analyst
9 14 (4.84%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (4.50%) Cloud Solutions Architect
11 12 (4.15%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 11 (3.81%) .NET Developer
12 11 (3.81%) Senior Developer
12 11 (3.81%) SharePoint Developer
13 10 (3.46%) Business Analyst
13 10 (3.46%) IT Manager
13 10 (3.46%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (16.96%) .NET
2 37 (12.80%) jQuery
3 36 (12.46%) CSS
4 33 (11.42%) ASP.NET
5 32 (11.07%) HTML
6 27 (9.34%) Web Services
7 21 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (6.92%) HTML5
9 18 (6.23%) AngularJS
9 18 (6.23%) CSS3
10 13 (4.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (3.81%) REST
12 10 (3.46%) Razor View Engine
13 6 (2.08%) .NET Framework
13 6 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (2.08%) Middleware
14 5 (1.73%) Ajax
14 5 (1.73%) Software Packaging
15 4 (1.38%) Sass
16 3 (1.04%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 49 (16.96%) Data Centre
2 39 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (9.00%) Management Information System
4 20 (6.92%) Public Cloud
5 18 (6.23%) Private Cloud
6 13 (4.50%) Hybrid Cloud
7 12 (4.15%) Mobile Games
7 12 (4.15%) User Experience
8 4 (1.38%) Grid Computing
8 4 (1.38%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.04%) Cloud Native
9 3 (1.04%) CMDB
9 3 (1.04%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.04%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (1.04%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.04%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.04%) Social Media
10 2 (0.69%) CCTV
10 2 (0.69%) iPad
10 2 (0.69%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 58 (20.07%) Windows
2 19 (6.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (5.19%) Windows 7
4 10 (3.46%) Linux
5 8 (2.77%) Windows 10
5 8 (2.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.42%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.73%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.04%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.69%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.35%) Android
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (31.83%) Problem-Solving
2 71 (24.57%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (21.45%) ITIL
4 40 (13.84%) MVC
5 38 (13.15%) Project Management
6 36 (12.46%) Line Management
7 27 (9.34%) Migration
8 25 (8.65%) Presales
9 24 (8.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 23 (7.96%) PRINCE2
10 23 (7.96%) Root Cause Analysis
11 22 (7.61%) Process Improvement
11 22 (7.61%) Service Management
12 21 (7.27%) Load Balancing
13 19 (6.57%) Information Architecture
14 18 (6.23%) Kalman Filter
14 18 (6.23%) Patch Management
14 18 (6.23%) Technology Roadmap
14 18 (6.23%) Web Development
14 18 (6.23%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 70 (24.22%) SQL
2 53 (18.34%) C#
3 36 (12.46%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.42%) T-SQL
5 5 (1.73%) Erlang
6 4 (1.38%) F#
6 4 (1.38%) Haskell
6 4 (1.38%) Java
6 4 (1.38%) Python
6 4 (1.38%) R
6 4 (1.38%) Scala
7 3 (1.04%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.69%) C
8 2 (0.69%) C++
8 2 (0.69%) Go
8 2 (0.69%) PHP
8 2 (0.69%) Rust
8 2 (0.69%) TypeScript
8 2 (0.69%) VBA
9 1 (0.35%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 34 (11.76%) Degree
2 33 (11.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (7.96%) ITIL Certification
4 20 (6.92%) MCP
5 12 (4.15%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (3.46%) MCSE
7 8 (2.77%) CCNP
8 7 (2.42%) CCNA
9 6 (2.08%) DBS Check
10 5 (1.73%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (1.38%) CCIE
11 4 (1.38%) MCSA
12 3 (1.04%) ISEB
12 3 (1.04%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.69%) HNC
13 2 (0.69%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.69%) PMP
14 1 (0.35%) CEH
14 1 (0.35%) JNCIA
14 1 (0.35%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.69%) SLA
2 11 (3.81%) QA
3 9 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.42%) GDPR
5 6 (2.08%) Data Quality
6 3 (1.04%) PMO
7 1 (0.35%) GPG13
7 1 (0.35%) ISO 26262
7 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 41 (14.19%) Active Directory
2 33 (11.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (10.73%) Hyper-V
4 17 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.35%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 33 (11.42%) SCCM
2 18 (6.23%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.69%) HP NNM
3 2 (0.69%) Netcool
3 2 (0.69%) Netcool/Proviso
3 2 (0.69%) TeMIP
4 1 (0.35%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 95 (32.87%) Microsoft
2 33 (11.42%) VMware
3 29 (10.03%) Cisco
4 28 (9.69%) IBM
5 20 (6.92%) HP
6 19 (6.57%) Dell
6 19 (6.57%) McAfee
6 19 (6.57%) Symantec
7 18 (6.23%) Forcepoint
8 13 (4.50%) EMC
9 7 (2.42%) Adobe
9 7 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.38%) Apple
10 4 (1.38%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.38%) Citrix
11 3 (1.04%) Avaya
11 3 (1.04%) Oracle
11 3 (1.04%) Palo Alto
11 3 (1.04%) SAP
11 3 (1.04%) SolarWinds