Period
to 27 February 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Sector in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Public Sector over the 6 months to 27 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 56 98 144
Rank change year-on-year +42 +46 +1
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 214 168 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.39% 2.96% 1.87%
As % of the General category 12.97% 9.87% 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 101 154 113
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £56,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.77% +13.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,000
South East median annual salary £56,750 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +13.50% +17.65% -3.41%

Public Sector is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,650 1,702 2,296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 33.87% 29.96% 33.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,107 1,192 1,648
Berkshire median annual salary £56,500 £50,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.33% +1.50% +2.04%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,050 £29,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,950 £76,250
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Public Sector as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in Berkshire

Public Sector
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Public Sector in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Public Sector in Berkshire

Public Sector
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Public Sector in Berkshire over the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Public Sector in Berkshire

Public Sector
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Public Sector within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 27 February 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
Reading +12 88 £57,500 - 4
Bracknell +10 17 £55,000 -26.67% 4
Ascot - 4 £41,202 - 1
Wokingham +8 2 £65,000 +43.65% 3
Maidenhead +37 1 £55,000 +83.33%
Newbury +11 1 £60,000 +26.32%
Slough 0 1 £50,000 -11.50% 1
Public Sector
South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, IT jobs citing Public Sector 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Public Sector.

1 95 (44.39%) Test Automation
2 78 (36.45%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (36.45%) QA
3 50 (23.36%) Finance
4 47 (21.96%) Problem-Solving
5 45 (21.03%) Web Services
6 42 (19.63%) Java
7 41 (19.16%) Microsoft
8 39 (18.22%) Telecoms
8 39 (18.22%) Scrum
9 38 (17.76%) Marketing
9 38 (17.76%) Business Intelligence
10 37 (17.29%) JIRA
10 37 (17.29%) Manufacturing
11 35 (16.36%) SAP
11 35 (16.36%) Security Cleared
12 34 (15.89%) HP
12 34 (15.89%) HP ALM
13 32 (14.95%) Data Management
13 32 (14.95%) DevOps
14 31 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
14 31 (14.49%) SC Cleared
15 30 (14.02%) Digital Marketing
15 30 (14.02%) Programme Management
15 30 (14.02%) Electronics
15 30 (14.02%) Linux
16 29 (13.55%) Data Warehouse
16 29 (13.55%) AWS
17 28 (13.08%) Confluence
17 28 (13.08%) Degree

Public Sector
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 28 (13.08%) Confluence
2 11 (5.14%) Apache
3 5 (2.34%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.40%) IIS
5 2 (0.93%) CMS
5 2 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (8.88%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (6.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (6.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (4.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (13.55%) AWS
2 22 (10.28%) Azure
3 18 (8.41%) OpenShift
4 13 (6.07%) SaaS
5 10 (4.67%) Office 365
6 9 (4.21%) Amazon Cognito
7 8 (3.74%) Serverless
8 7 (3.27%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (2.80%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (2.80%) IaaS
9 6 (2.80%) Power Platform
10 5 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (1.87%) GCP
12 3 (1.40%) GitHub
12 3 (1.40%) PaaS
13 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.47%) AWS CodePipeline
13 1 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.41%) ZigBee
2 8 (3.74%) Internet
3 4 (1.87%) NetScaler
4 3 (1.40%) Firewall
4 3 (1.40%) VSAN
5 2 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.93%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.93%) Network Security
6 1 (0.47%) SAN
6 1 (0.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.55%) Data Warehouse
2 26 (12.15%) Hadoop
3 24 (11.21%) Relational Database
4 21 (9.81%) SQL Server
5 20 (9.35%) NoSQL
5 20 (9.35%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (8.41%) InterSystems Cache
6 18 (8.41%) OLTP
7 10 (4.67%) MySQL
7 10 (4.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (4.21%) Big Data
9 7 (3.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (2.80%) Oracle Database
10 6 (2.80%) Power BI
10 6 (2.80%) Sisense
11 5 (2.34%) IBM InfoSphere
11 5 (2.34%) InfluxDB
11 5 (2.34%) MariaDB
11 5 (2.34%) SAP HANA
12 2 (0.93%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 37 (17.29%) JIRA
2 27 (12.62%) SoapUI
3 13 (6.07%) Git (software)
4 11 (5.14%) JUnit
5 9 (4.21%) Selenium
5 9 (4.21%) WebDriver
6 7 (3.27%) Cucumber
6 7 (3.27%) Jasmine
6 7 (3.27%) JBehave
6 7 (3.27%) Mocha
7 5 (2.34%) DbUnit
7 5 (2.34%) Jenkins
7 5 (2.34%) jMock
7 5 (2.34%) Mockito
7 5 (2.34%) Subversion
8 4 (1.87%) Gradle
8 4 (1.87%) Maven
9 3 (1.40%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (1.40%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.93%) Burp Suite
General
1 50 (23.36%) Finance
2 39 (18.22%) Telecoms
3 38 (17.76%) Marketing
4 37 (17.29%) Manufacturing
5 30 (14.02%) Electronics
6 16 (7.48%) Retail
7 9 (4.21%) Legal
8 8 (3.74%) Games
8 8 (3.74%) Local Government
9 7 (3.27%) Automotive
10 3 (1.40%) Banking
10 3 (1.40%) Billing
11 2 (0.93%) German Language
Job Titles
1 34 (15.89%) QA Engineer
2 33 (15.42%) Developer
3 22 (10.28%) Analyst
4 20 (9.35%) Test Manager
5 19 (8.88%) Consultant
6 18 (8.41%) QA Manager
7 15 (7.01%) Architect
7 15 (7.01%) Java Developer
8 13 (6.07%) Senior Developer
9 10 (4.67%) Release Manager
10 9 (4.21%) Automation Engineer
10 9 (4.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 9 (4.21%) OAT Analyst
10 9 (4.21%) QA Automation Engineer
10 9 (4.21%) QA Test Manager
10 9 (4.21%) Security Engineer
11 8 (3.74%) Senior Consultant
12 7 (3.27%) Applications Specialist
12 7 (3.27%) CRM Specialist
12 7 (3.27%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (21.03%) Web Services
2 24 (11.21%) HTML
3 23 (10.75%) CSS
4 16 (7.48%) AngularJS
5 11 (5.14%) Spring
6 10 (4.67%) React
7 8 (3.74%) .NET
7 8 (3.74%) J2EE
7 8 (3.74%) JSON
7 8 (3.74%) SOAP
8 7 (3.27%) HTML5
9 6 (2.80%) Hibernate
9 6 (2.80%) LAMP
9 6 (2.80%) POSIX
9 6 (2.80%) Redux
9 6 (2.80%) STL
10 5 (2.34%) Angular 2
10 5 (2.34%) Apache Camel
10 5 (2.34%) jQuery
10 5 (2.34%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (10.75%) Data Centre
3 18 (8.41%) Smart Meter
4 12 (5.61%) User Experience
5 9 (4.21%) Cyberattack
5 9 (4.21%) Smart Energy
6 8 (3.74%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.74%) Virtual Team
7 5 (2.34%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (2.34%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (2.34%) Mainframe
7 5 (2.34%) NHS
7 5 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.87%) Cloud Native
8 4 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.87%) Robotics
9 3 (1.40%) Blog
9 3 (1.40%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.40%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (14.02%) Linux
2 12 (5.61%) Windows
3 11 (5.14%) Unix
4 8 (3.74%) Android
5 6 (2.80%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.34%) CentOS
6 5 (2.34%) Debian
6 5 (2.34%) Ubuntu
6 5 (2.34%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.40%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (44.39%) Test Automation
2 78 (36.45%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (21.96%) Problem-Solving
4 39 (18.22%) Scrum
5 38 (17.76%) Business Intelligence
6 32 (14.95%) Data Management
6 32 (14.95%) DevOps
7 30 (14.02%) Digital Marketing
7 30 (14.02%) Programme Management
8 27 (12.62%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (12.15%) Collaborative Working
10 25 (11.68%) Manual Testing
10 25 (11.68%) Matrix Organization
11 23 (10.75%) TDD
12 22 (10.28%) Open Source
13 21 (9.81%) Presales
14 20 (9.35%) Microservices
15 19 (8.88%) Cybersecurity
16 18 (8.41%) ITIL
16 18 (8.41%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (19.63%) Java
2 25 (11.68%) JavaScript
3 21 (9.81%) SQL
4 16 (7.48%) Python
5 14 (6.54%) Perl
6 12 (5.61%) C#
7 6 (2.80%) Apple Swift
7 6 (2.80%) C++
7 6 (2.80%) PL/SQL
7 6 (2.80%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.34%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.34%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.40%) Go
9 3 (1.40%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.47%) C
10 1 (0.47%) PHP
10 1 (0.47%) R
10 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (16.36%) Security Cleared
2 31 (14.49%) SC Cleared
3 28 (13.08%) Degree
4 6 (2.80%) DBS Check
4 6 (2.80%) ISEB
4 6 (2.80%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (2.34%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.87%) CISSP
6 4 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.40%) BC Cleared
7 3 (1.40%) MCSE
7 3 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.93%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.47%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (36.45%) QA
2 13 (6.07%) NIST
3 11 (5.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.34%) SLA
5 4 (1.87%) GDPR
6 2 (0.93%) PMO
7 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.47%) GAAP
7 1 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.47%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 24 (11.21%) Docker
2 10 (4.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.40%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.40%) VMware NSX
4 3 (1.40%) vSphere
4 3 (1.40%) XenApp
4 3 (1.40%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 34 (15.89%) HP ALM
2 21 (9.81%) Kubernetes
3 9 (4.21%) HP Fortify
3 9 (4.21%) WebInspect
4 7 (3.27%) Ansible
5 4 (1.87%) SCCM
6 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (1.40%) SCOM
6 3 (1.40%) vRealize
7 2 (0.93%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.47%) Terraform
8 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (19.16%) Microsoft
2 35 (16.36%) SAP
3 34 (15.89%) HP
4 25 (11.68%) CA
4 25 (11.68%) Delphix
5 23 (10.75%) Cloudera
6 20 (9.35%) VMware
7 18 (8.41%) InterSystems
7 18 (8.41%) Remedy
8 10 (4.67%) Red Hat
9 9 (4.21%) Black Duck
9 9 (4.21%) Cisco
9 9 (4.21%) Micro Focus
9 9 (4.21%) Qualys
9 9 (4.21%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (4.21%) Sonatype
10 8 (3.74%) Citrix
11 6 (2.80%) IBM
11 6 (2.80%) Oracle
11 6 (2.80%) Tableau