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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Self-Motivation in permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH). Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Self-Motivation over the 6 months to 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Self-Motivation
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 104 112 106
Rank change year-on-year +8 -6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Self-Motivation 2,823 1,189 261
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 3.54% 3.16% 2.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.75% 8.19% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,314 805 197
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,350 £32,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +9.89% +1.11%

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 WFH option and a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 36,417 14,511 3,360
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 45.65% 38.59% 37.60%
Number of salaries quoted 17,592 10,397 2,795
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £35,750
25th Percentile £47,000 £42,500 £43,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% - -4.17%
75th Percentile £83,125 £76,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £91,250 £90,000
UK median annual salary £61,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.09% +4.55% +0.35%

Self-Motivation
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Self-Motivation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Self-Motivation trend for jobs with a WFH option

Self-Motivation
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Self-Motivation.

Self-Motivation salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Self-Motivation
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Self-Motivation over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

Self-Motivation salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, Self-Motivation job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Self-Motivation.

1 1,284 (45.48%) Social Skills
2 1,135 (40.21%) Agile
3 930 (32.94%) Problem-Solving
4 750 (26.57%) JavaScript
5 646 (22.88%) SQL
6 606 (21.47%) Software Engineering
7 604 (21.40%) Azure
7 604 (21.40%) AWS
8 567 (20.09%) Python
9 528 (18.70%) CI/CD
10 520 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
11 502 (17.78%) Degree
12 497 (17.61%) Finance
13 472 (16.72%) Microsoft
14 469 (16.61%) Git (software)
15 429 (15.20%) Docker
16 412 (14.59%) DevOps
17 405 (14.35%) Scrum
18 403 (14.28%) User Experience
19 397 (14.06%) HTML
20 376 (13.32%) CSS
21 373 (13.21%) React
22 370 (13.11%) Test Automation
23 351 (12.43%) Computer Science
24 346 (12.26%) Analytics
25 315 (11.16%) Mentoring
26 309 (10.95%) Java
27 307 (10.87%) C#
28 305 (10.80%) Windows
29 303 (10.73%) Inclusion and Diversity

Self-Motivation
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 95 (3.37%) Confluence
2 68 (2.41%) SharePoint
3 66 (2.34%) CMS
4 51 (1.81%) IIS
5 47 (1.66%) Apache
6 43 (1.52%) WordPress
7 33 (1.17%) MS Exchange
8 25 (0.89%) Ethereum
9 19 (0.67%) SAS
10 18 (0.64%) nginx
11 14 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
12 13 (0.46%) OnBase
13 8 (0.28%) IBM Domino
14 7 (0.25%) Apache Spark
15 6 (0.21%) Apache Solr
15 6 (0.21%) OpenStack
16 5 (0.18%) Tomcat
17 4 (0.14%) Headless CMS
18 3 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
18 3 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 183 (6.48%) Microsoft Office
2 169 (5.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 125 (4.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.60%) Sketch
6 16 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
7 12 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
8 11 (0.39%) Adobe XD
9 7 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 7 (0.25%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.14%) InVision
10 4 (0.14%) Marvel
11 2 (0.071%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.071%) InDesign
11 2 (0.071%) MadCap Flare
11 2 (0.071%) SPSS
11 2 (0.071%) Stata
12 1 (0.035%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.035%) FrameMaker
12 1 (0.035%) Maya
Business Applications
1 27 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
3 16 (0.57%) Shopify
4 11 (0.39%) SAP GTS
4 11 (0.39%) SAP S/4HANA
5 9 (0.32%) NetSuite
6 8 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.28%) SAP BPC
7 6 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
7 6 (0.21%) Magento
7 6 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.18%) Academy Housing
9 4 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
9 4 (0.14%) R3 Corda
10 3 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.11%) FLEXCUBE
10 3 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 2 (0.071%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 604 (21.40%) AWS
1 604 (21.40%) Azure
2 258 (9.14%) SaaS
3 230 (8.15%) GCP
4 218 (7.72%) GitHub
5 145 (5.14%) Power Platform
6 124 (4.39%) Serverless
7 118 (4.18%) Microsoft 365
8 101 (3.58%) PaaS
9 79 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
10 76 (2.69%) Matillion
11 75 (2.66%) AWS Lambda
12 70 (2.48%) Slack
13 66 (2.34%) Dynamics 365
14 65 (2.30%) Google Workspace
15 64 (2.27%) Figma
16 61 (2.16%) Snowflake
17 57 (2.02%) Azure DevOps
18 54 (1.91%) Azure Cosmos DB
19 42 (1.49%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 144 (5.10%) Broadband
2 84 (2.98%) Internet
3 57 (2.02%) DNS
4 55 (1.95%) Firewall
5 54 (1.91%) TCP/IP
6 41 (1.45%) DHCP
6 41 (1.45%) WAN
7 33 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
8 30 (1.06%) LAN
9 28 (0.99%) VPN
10 27 (0.96%) HTTP
11 24 (0.85%) VoIP
12 21 (0.74%) Wireless
13 16 (0.57%) SMS
14 15 (0.53%) Bluetooth
15 14 (0.50%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
16 13 (0.46%) Multicast
16 13 (0.46%) Remote Desktop
16 13 (0.46%) VLAN
17 10 (0.35%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 281 (9.95%) SQL Server
2 173 (6.13%) PostgreSQL
3 139 (4.92%) MySQL
4 130 (4.61%) Power BI
5 120 (4.25%) Data Warehouse
6 108 (3.83%) Relational Database
7 81 (2.87%) Amazon RDS
8 78 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
8 78 (2.76%) NoSQL
9 77 (2.73%) MongoDB
10 65 (2.30%) Data Lake
11 56 (1.98%) Tableau
12 52 (1.84%) Star Schema
13 48 (1.70%) Big Data
14 43 (1.52%) Redis
15 41 (1.45%) Amazon Redshift
16 37 (1.31%) Oracle Database
16 37 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 35 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
18 34 (1.20%) DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 469 (16.61%) Git (software)
2 243 (8.61%) JIRA
3 131 (4.64%) GitLab
4 121 (4.29%) Jenkins
5 62 (2.20%) Visual Studio
6 52 (1.84%) Selenium
7 50 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 42 (1.49%) Cypress.io
9 40 (1.42%) TeamCity
10 35 (1.24%) JUnit
11 33 (1.17%) webpack
12 32 (1.13%) Bitbucket
12 32 (1.13%) Cucumber
13 30 (1.06%) Postman
13 30 (1.06%) Subversion
14 26 (0.92%) Mercurial
15 21 (0.74%) Artifactory
15 21 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 21 (0.74%) SonarQube
16 19 (0.67%) Appium
General
1 1,284 (45.48%) Social Skills
2 520 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
3 497 (17.61%) Finance
4 303 (10.73%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 243 (8.61%) Public Sector
6 235 (8.32%) Marketing
7 204 (7.23%) Organisational Skills
8 198 (7.01%) Games
9 159 (5.63%) Retail
10 133 (4.71%) Law
11 111 (3.93%) Presentation Skills
12 103 (3.65%) Legal
13 86 (3.05%) Influencing Skills
14 70 (2.48%) Documentation Skills
15 61 (2.16%) Banking
16 59 (2.09%) Automotive
17 52 (1.84%) Esports
18 51 (1.81%) Local Government
19 46 (1.63%) Advertising
20 42 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 596 (21.11%) Developer
2 277 (9.81%) Software Engineer
3 247 (8.75%) Analyst
4 142 (5.03%) Designer
5 113 (4.00%) Consultant
6 107 (3.79%) Full Stack Developer
7 102 (3.61%) Data Engineer
8 93 (3.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 93 (3.29%) Senior Developer
9 91 (3.22%) DevOps Engineer
10 84 (2.98%) .NET Developer
11 82 (2.90%) UI Designer
12 81 (2.87%) Software Developer
13 78 (2.76%) Graduate
14 75 (2.66%) Cloud Engineer
15 73 (2.59%) Architect
16 66 (2.34%) Project Manager
17 65 (2.30%) Senior Designer
18 63 (2.23%) Senior Software Engineer
19 58 (2.05%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 397 (14.06%) HTML
2 376 (13.32%) CSS
3 373 (13.21%) React
4 252 (8.93%) .NET
5 241 (8.54%) Node.js
6 217 (7.69%) REST
7 154 (5.46%) JSON
8 150 (5.31%) HTML5
9 144 (5.10%) XML
10 134 (4.75%) AngularJS
10 134 (4.75%) RESTful
11 133 (4.71%) GraphQL
12 95 (3.37%) Ruby on Rails
13 94 (3.33%) Web Services
14 88 (3.12%) CSS3
15 87 (3.08%) Spring
16 86 (3.05%) Django
17 84 (2.98%) jQuery
18 81 (2.87%) ASP.NET
19 78 (2.76%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 403 (14.28%) User Experience
2 215 (7.62%) Virtual Team
3 147 (5.21%) Mobile App
4 130 (4.61%) Social Media
5 105 (3.72%) Data Structures
6 91 (3.22%) Management Information System
7 82 (2.90%) Algorithms
8 75 (2.66%) Blockchain
9 72 (2.55%) Cloud Native
9 72 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
10 56 (1.98%) Public Cloud
11 55 (1.95%) Cyberattack
12 53 (1.88%) Animation
13 52 (1.84%) Over-the-Top Content
14 51 (1.81%) Blog
14 51 (1.81%) Cybercrime
15 49 (1.74%) Data Centre
16 45 (1.59%) Raspberry Pi
17 38 (1.35%) NHS
18 37 (1.31%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 305 (10.80%) Windows
2 292 (10.34%) Linux
3 114 (4.04%) Unix
4 74 (2.62%) Android
5 51 (1.81%) Apple iOS
6 47 (1.66%) Windows Server
7 40 (1.42%) Windows 10
8 31 (1.10%) Ubuntu
9 20 (0.71%) Mac OS X
10 16 (0.57%) zOS
11 14 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
11 14 (0.50%) Windows Server 2019
12 13 (0.46%) CentOS
13 12 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (0.35%) Windows Server 2016
15 8 (0.28%) Debian
15 8 (0.28%) Scientific Linux
16 7 (0.25%) VMS
17 6 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 5 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,135 (40.21%) Agile
2 930 (32.94%) Problem-Solving
3 606 (21.47%) Software Engineering
4 528 (18.70%) CI/CD
5 412 (14.59%) DevOps
6 405 (14.35%) Scrum
7 370 (13.11%) Test Automation
8 351 (12.43%) Computer Science
9 346 (12.26%) Analytics
10 315 (11.16%) Mentoring
11 279 (9.88%) Full Stack Development
12 251 (8.89%) Artificial Intelligence
13 230 (8.15%) Microservices
14 229 (8.11%) Project Management
15 221 (7.83%) Coaching
16 217 (7.69%) SDLC
17 216 (7.65%) Data Science
18 200 (7.08%) Decision-Making
19 198 (7.01%) Business Intelligence
19 198 (7.01%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 750 (26.57%) JavaScript
2 646 (22.88%) SQL
3 567 (20.09%) Python
4 309 (10.95%) Java
5 307 (10.87%) C#
6 192 (6.80%) TypeScript
7 149 (5.28%) C
8 132 (4.68%) PHP
9 110 (3.90%) Ruby
10 101 (3.58%) Go
11 100 (3.54%) C++
12 83 (2.94%) PowerShell
13 49 (1.74%) Kotlin
14 47 (1.66%) Bash
15 45 (1.59%) T-SQL
16 42 (1.49%) Shell Script
17 39 (1.38%) VB
18 38 (1.35%) R
19 37 (1.31%) ES6
20 36 (1.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 502 (17.78%) Degree
2 177 (6.27%) Security Cleared
3 141 (4.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 87 (3.08%) SC Cleared
5 58 (2.05%) DBS Check
6 41 (1.45%) PhD
7 31 (1.10%) AWS Certification
8 28 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
8 28 (0.99%) Numerate Degree
9 26 (0.92%) Master's Degree
10 25 (0.89%) DV Cleared
11 21 (0.74%) ISTQB
12 20 (0.71%) PMI Certification
13 19 (0.67%) MCSE
14 17 (0.60%) ISEB
15 14 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (0.50%) CISSP
15 14 (0.50%) MCSA
16 11 (0.39%) CCNA
16 11 (0.39%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 290 (10.27%) QA
2 82 (2.90%) Data Quality
3 63 (2.23%) Accessibility
4 62 (2.20%) GDPR
5 43 (1.52%) SLA
6 28 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (0.53%) PMO
7 15 (0.53%) WCAG
8 11 (0.39%) NIST
9 10 (0.35%) CDISC
10 9 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 7 (0.25%) HL7
12 6 (0.21%) ISO 9001
13 5 (0.18%) Good Clinical Practice
14 4 (0.14%) COBIT
14 4 (0.14%) ISO 14001
14 4 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 4 (0.14%) PCI DSS
15 3 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
15 3 (0.11%) MiFID
System Software
1 429 (15.20%) Docker
2 75 (2.66%) Active Directory
3 28 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
4 27 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (0.89%) Hyper-V
6 16 (0.57%) Firmware
7 13 (0.46%) vSphere
8 11 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.28%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 8 (0.28%) Lustre
9 8 (0.28%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 8 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.11%) Snort
11 2 (0.071%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.071%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.035%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 242 (8.57%) Kubernetes
2 150 (5.31%) Terraform
3 76 (2.69%) Ansible
4 21 (0.74%) Puppet
5 17 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
6 13 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
7 7 (0.25%) SCCM
8 6 (0.21%) Grafana
8 6 (0.21%) Packer
8 6 (0.21%) Prometheus
9 5 (0.18%) Kibana
9 5 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.14%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 4 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
11 3 (0.11%) logstash
11 3 (0.11%) Nessus
11 3 (0.11%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.11%) Nmap
12 2 (0.071%) Salt
Vendors
1 472 (16.72%) Microsoft
2 200 (7.08%) Google
3 108 (3.83%) Oracle
4 74 (2.62%) Salesforce.com
5 58 (2.05%) SAP
6 55 (1.95%) Apple
7 53 (1.88%) Cisco
8 49 (1.74%) Northgate
9 48 (1.70%) NEC
10 47 (1.66%) Adobe
10 47 (1.66%) VMware
11 44 (1.56%) IBM
12 36 (1.28%) Atlassian
13 30 (1.06%) ServiceNow
13 30 (1.06%) WooCommerce
14 29 (1.03%) PayPal
15 28 (0.99%) HP
16 27 (0.96%) Citrix
17 21 (0.74%) LexisNexis
17 21 (0.74%) Perforce