Period
to 20 October 2021

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 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Self-Motivation
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 87 144 104
Rank change year-on-year +57 -40 0
Permanent jobs citing Self-Motivation 988 122 230
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 3.57% 1.94% 3.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.01% 5.85% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 653 106 183
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,500 £32,250
25th Percentile £39,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £68,243
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £94,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,375 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.36% +7.50% -

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 WFH option and a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 10,963 2,085 2,703
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 39.65% 33.20% 35.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8,010 1,857 2,292
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £91,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £54,476
% change year-on-year +4.35% +5.55% +3.76%

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 20 October 2021.

Self-Motivation salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, Self-Motivation job roles required the following IT 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.

1 491 (49.70%) Social Skills
2 350 (35.43%) Agile Software Development
3 272 (27.53%) Finance
4 254 (25.71%) Microsoft
5 253 (25.61%) Azure
6 246 (24.90%) Degree
7 228 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
8 191 (19.33%) JavaScript
9 181 (18.32%) Analytical Skills
10 168 (17.00%) SQL
11 160 (16.19%) Computer Science
12 157 (15.89%) AWS
13 147 (14.88%) CSS
14 146 (14.78%) Test Automation
15 139 (14.07%) Docker
16 137 (13.87%) HTML
17 136 (13.77%) Git (software)
18 135 (13.66%) C#
19 132 (13.36%) TDD
20 126 (12.75%) Mentoring
21 123 (12.45%) DevOps
22 118 (11.94%) .NET
23 116 (11.74%) Fintech
24 115 (11.64%) Project Management
25 113 (11.44%) Scrum
26 112 (11.34%) React
26 112 (11.34%) Full Stack Development
27 110 (11.13%) Java
28 109 (11.03%) Python
29 104 (10.53%) Software Engineering

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 49 (4.96%) CMS
2 37 (3.74%) SharePoint
3 24 (2.43%) Umbraco
4 20 (2.02%) EPiServer
4 20 (2.02%) Kentico
4 20 (2.02%) Sitecore CMS
5 19 (1.92%) Confluence
6 18 (1.82%) Documentum
7 17 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
8 16 (1.62%) WordPress
9 13 (1.32%) SAS
10 8 (0.81%) Apache
11 7 (0.71%) IIS
12 5 (0.51%) Drupal
13 4 (0.40%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.40%) nginx
14 3 (0.30%) Gunicorn
14 3 (0.30%) Oracle 10gAS
14 3 (0.30%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 62 (6.28%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.42%) Sketch
4 12 (1.21%) Figma
5 10 (1.01%) InVision
6 8 (0.81%) Windchill
7 7 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 6 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.51%) Marvel
9 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
10 4 (0.40%) MS Visio
11 3 (0.30%) Simulink
12 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.10%) FrameMaker
12 1 (0.10%) Maya
12 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.10%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 37 (3.74%) Payment Gateway
2 16 (1.62%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (1.42%) Magento
3 14 (1.42%) Oracle ERP
4 13 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
4 13 (1.32%) TrackWise
5 10 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (0.71%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (0.40%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
8 3 (0.30%) Oracle 11i
8 3 (0.30%) Shopify
9 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.20%) Maximo
9 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.20%) SAP MDG
9 2 (0.20%) Sentinel
10 1 (0.10%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 253 (25.61%) Azure
2 157 (15.89%) AWS
3 94 (9.51%) Microsoft 365
4 92 (9.31%) SaaS
5 50 (5.06%) Azure Active Directory
6 32 (3.24%) GCP
6 32 (3.24%) GitHub
7 24 (2.43%) Amazon S3
7 24 (2.43%) AWS CloudFormation
8 23 (2.33%) Power Platform
9 22 (2.23%) Serverless
10 19 (1.92%) Dynamics 365
11 18 (1.82%) Veeva
12 15 (1.52%) IaaS
13 14 (1.42%) DigitalOcean
14 10 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
14 10 (1.01%) Slack
15 9 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
15 9 (0.91%) PowerApps
15 9 (0.91%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 40 (4.05%) Firewall
2 21 (2.13%) Internet
3 20 (2.02%) DNS
4 18 (1.82%) DHCP
4 18 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
4 18 (1.82%) Wireless
5 17 (1.72%) LAN
5 17 (1.72%) WAN
6 16 (1.62%) VPN
7 14 (1.42%) TCP/IP
8 13 (1.32%) SMS
9 12 (1.21%) VLAN
10 10 (1.01%) Bluetooth
10 10 (1.01%) ZigBee
11 8 (0.81%) MPLS
11 8 (0.81%) SAN
12 6 (0.61%) VSAN
13 5 (0.51%) SSL
14 4 (0.40%) Kerberos
14 4 (0.40%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 65 (6.58%) MySQL
3 57 (5.77%) MongoDB
4 50 (5.06%) NoSQL
5 31 (3.14%) Relational Database
6 26 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (2.23%) Oracle Database
7 22 (2.23%) Power BI
8 19 (1.92%) Big Data
9 18 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 16 (1.62%) Amazon RDS
11 15 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (1.11%) Amazon Athena
12 11 (1.11%) Amazon Aurora
12 11 (1.11%) Amazon QuickSight
13 10 (1.01%) Data Lake
13 10 (1.01%) Metadata
14 9 (0.91%) Redis
14 9 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 136 (13.77%) Git (software)
2 72 (7.29%) JIRA
3 34 (3.44%) Selenium
4 29 (2.94%) Jenkins
4 29 (2.94%) PHPUnit
5 20 (2.02%) Bitbucket
5 20 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (1.92%) Cypress.io
7 18 (1.82%) Visual Studio
8 14 (1.42%) webpack
9 13 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (1.21%) CocoaPods
10 12 (1.21%) Xcode
11 10 (1.01%) Cucumber
12 9 (0.91%) NUnit
12 9 (0.91%) SpecFlow
12 9 (0.91%) WebDriver
13 8 (0.81%) CircleCI
13 8 (0.81%) Postman
14 7 (0.71%) MSTest
General
1 491 (49.70%) Social Skills
2 272 (27.53%) Finance
3 181 (18.32%) Analytical Skills
4 102 (10.32%) Organisational Skills
5 70 (7.09%) Games
6 64 (6.48%) Marketing
7 54 (5.47%) Presentation Skills
8 42 (4.25%) Pharmaceutical
9 39 (3.95%) Billing
10 36 (3.64%) Legal
10 36 (3.64%) Telecoms
11 32 (3.24%) Banking
12 25 (2.53%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 24 (2.43%) Retail
14 18 (1.82%) Influencing Skills
15 16 (1.62%) Public Sector
16 15 (1.52%) Manufacturing
17 12 (1.21%) Back Office
18 11 (1.11%) Documentation Skills
18 11 (1.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 283 (28.64%) Developer
2 92 (9.31%) Analyst
3 91 (9.21%) Consultant
4 88 (8.91%) Software Developer
5 46 (4.66%) Cloud Consultant
6 44 (4.45%) Technical Consultant
7 40 (4.05%) Software Engineer
8 35 (3.54%) PHP Developer
9 34 (3.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 33 (3.34%) Designer
10 33 (3.34%) Full Stack Developer
11 30 (3.04%) .NET Developer
11 30 (3.04%) Business Analyst
11 30 (3.04%) PHP Laravel Developer
12 29 (2.94%) Architect
12 29 (2.94%) PHP Developer - Fintech
13 28 (2.83%) Project Manager
13 28 (2.83%) UI Designer
14 27 (2.73%) Senior Developer
15 25 (2.53%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (14.88%) CSS
2 137 (13.87%) HTML
3 118 (11.94%) .NET
4 112 (11.34%) React
5 94 (9.51%) Node.js
6 81 (8.20%) jQuery
7 64 (6.48%) REST
8 61 (6.17%) RESTful
9 59 (5.97%) .NET Core
10 52 (5.26%) XML
11 48 (4.86%) Web Services
12 45 (4.55%) Jest
13 42 (4.25%) AngularJS
13 42 (4.25%) GraphQL
14 36 (3.64%) ASP.NET
15 32 (3.24%) Laravel
16 29 (2.94%) LAMP
17 27 (2.73%) COM
18 25 (2.53%) Django
19 21 (2.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 89 (9.01%) Virtual Team
2 77 (7.79%) User Experience
3 66 (6.68%) Mobile App
4 62 (6.28%) Management Information System
5 59 (5.97%) Data Centre
6 56 (5.67%) Public Cloud
7 52 (5.26%) Legacy Code
8 49 (4.96%) Cloud Native
9 40 (4.05%) Life Science
10 26 (2.63%) Animation
11 25 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
12 22 (2.23%) Mainframe
13 20 (2.02%) Xbox
14 16 (1.62%) Client/Server
15 15 (1.52%) Algorithms
15 15 (1.52%) Data Structures
15 15 (1.52%) Internet of Things
16 14 (1.42%) Blog
17 13 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
18 10 (1.01%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 94 (9.51%) Windows
2 69 (6.98%) Linux
3 37 (3.74%) Windows Server
4 23 (2.33%) Android
5 22 (2.23%) zOS
6 17 (1.72%) Apple iOS
7 15 (1.52%) Unix
8 10 (1.01%) Embedded Linux
9 9 (0.91%) Windows 10
10 8 (0.81%) Windows Server 2016
10 8 (0.81%) Windows Server 2019
11 5 (0.51%) Solaris
12 3 (0.30%) FreeRTOS
12 3 (0.30%) SafeRTOS
12 3 (0.30%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.20%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (35.43%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
3 160 (16.19%) Computer Science
4 146 (14.78%) Test Automation
5 132 (13.36%) TDD
6 126 (12.75%) Mentoring
7 123 (12.45%) DevOps
8 116 (11.74%) Fintech
9 115 (11.64%) Project Management
10 113 (11.44%) Scrum
11 112 (11.34%) Full Stack Development
12 104 (10.53%) Software Engineering
13 90 (9.11%) SDLC
14 89 (9.01%) Microservices
15 88 (8.91%) Data Privacy
16 82 (8.30%) Project Delivery
17 74 (7.49%) Presales
18 68 (6.88%) Decision-Making
19 66 (6.68%) Cybersecurity
20 65 (6.58%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 191 (19.33%) JavaScript
2 168 (17.00%) SQL
3 135 (13.66%) C#
4 110 (11.13%) Java
5 109 (11.03%) Python
6 62 (6.28%) TypeScript
7 53 (5.36%) PHP
8 29 (2.94%) PHP 7
9 24 (2.43%) PowerShell
10 22 (2.23%) Assembly Language
10 22 (2.23%) COBOL
11 20 (2.02%) Go
11 20 (2.02%) Scala
12 18 (1.82%) T-SQL
13 15 (1.52%) C++
14 14 (1.42%) C
15 13 (1.32%) VB.NET
16 12 (1.21%) Apple Swift
17 11 (1.11%) Java 8
17 11 (1.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 246 (24.90%) Degree
2 93 (9.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (2.43%) Numerate Degree
5 21 (2.13%) Security Cleared
6 20 (2.02%) CCNA
7 19 (1.92%) AWS Certification
8 17 (1.72%) ISTQB
9 16 (1.62%) CISSP
9 16 (1.62%) DBS Check
9 16 (1.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 14 (1.42%) SC Cleared
11 12 (1.21%) HNC
12 10 (1.01%) CISA
13 9 (0.91%) Master's Degree
14 8 (0.81%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 8 (0.81%) CISM
14 8 (0.81%) ISEB
14 8 (0.81%) PMI Certification
14 8 (0.81%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (10.12%) QA
2 50 (5.06%) GDPR
3 29 (2.94%) SLA
4 27 (2.73%) Data Quality
5 15 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (1.42%) Accessibility
7 13 (1.32%) CDISC
8 12 (1.21%) NIST
9 9 (0.91%) PMO
10 8 (0.81%) ISO 13485
10 8 (0.81%) PCI DSS
11 6 (0.61%) GRC
12 5 (0.51%) ISAE 3402
12 5 (0.51%) ISO 31000
12 5 (0.51%) ISO 9001
12 5 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 5 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 4 (0.40%) Good Clinical Practice
14 3 (0.30%) COBIT
14 3 (0.30%) MiFID
System Software
1 139 (14.07%) Docker
2 71 (7.19%) Active Directory
3 23 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (1.42%) Firmware
5 9 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (0.71%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.61%) VMware NSX
8 5 (0.51%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 55 (5.57%) Microsoft Intune
2 45 (4.55%) Single Sign-On
3 44 (4.45%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 42 (4.25%) Terraform
5 25 (2.53%) Kubernetes
6 12 (1.21%) HP ALM
6 12 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
7 11 (1.11%) Amdocs OSS
8 6 (0.61%) SCCM
9 5 (0.51%) Hadoop YARN
9 5 (0.51%) Nessus
9 5 (0.51%) Trend Micro Deep Security
10 4 (0.40%) BMC PATROL
10 4 (0.40%) CASB
10 4 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (0.30%) Ansible
11 3 (0.30%) Mesos
11 3 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.30%) Puppet
12 2 (0.20%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 254 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 77 (7.79%) Oracle
3 55 (5.57%) Adobe
4 46 (4.66%) Apple
5 35 (3.54%) Cisco
6 30 (3.04%) Google
7 28 (2.83%) Xamarin
8 24 (2.43%) IBM
9 20 (2.02%) HP
9 20 (2.02%) Optimizely
9 20 (2.02%) Sitecore
9 20 (2.02%) Spotify
10 19 (1.92%) JD Edwards
10 19 (1.92%) Meraki
11 18 (1.82%) Atlassian
11 18 (1.82%) VMware
12 17 (1.72%) Veeam
13 15 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
14 14 (1.42%) HubSpot
15 13 (1.32%) ServiceNow