Period
to 29 October 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Sector in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Public Sector over the 6 months to 29 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 32 30 22
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8 +16
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 72 185 327
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 7.42% 6.92% 8.86%
As % of the General category 21.75% 20.76% 22.14%
Number of salaries quoted 54 197 227
Median annual salary £47,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% - -
10th Percentile £32,155 £37,500 £37,250
90th Percentile £64,400 £78,500 £87,500
West Midlands median annual salary £49,118 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -6.44% -4.55% -8.33%

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 Birmingham with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 331 891 1,477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 34.12% 33.32% 40.02%
Number of salaries quoted 263 741 1,036
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +6.74%
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £79,375
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +9.76%

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Public Sector as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in Birmingham

Public Sector
Salary Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Public Sector in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Public Sector in Birmingham

Public Sector
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Salary distribution for jobs citing Public Sector in Birmingham over the 6 months to 29 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Public Sector in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 October 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Public Sector.

1 38 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
2 23 (31.94%) Azure
3 22 (30.56%) Customer-Centricity
4 21 (29.17%) DevOps
5 17 (23.61%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 17 (23.61%) AWS
6 16 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 16 (22.22%) Scrum
6 16 (22.22%) Finance
6 16 (22.22%) Mentoring
7 15 (20.83%) Workshop Facilitation
7 15 (20.83%) SC Cleared
7 15 (20.83%) Security Cleared
8 14 (19.44%) SQL
8 14 (19.44%) HTML
8 14 (19.44%) CSS
8 14 (19.44%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (19.44%) User Experience
8 14 (19.44%) Prototyping
9 13 (18.06%) Service Design
9 13 (18.06%) Terraform
9 13 (18.06%) AWS Certification
9 13 (18.06%) Decision-Making
9 13 (18.06%) Configuration Management
9 13 (18.06%) Project Management
9 13 (18.06%) Jenkins
10 12 (16.67%) GitHub
10 12 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 12 (16.67%) Degree

Public Sector
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 6 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.39%) Confluence
2 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (15.28%) Figma
1 11 (15.28%) InVision
1 11 (15.28%) Sketch
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) SAP FI
1 4 (5.56%) SAP FI-CA
1 4 (5.56%) SAP PSCD
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.39%) Primavera
2 1 (1.39%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 23 (31.94%) Azure
2 17 (23.61%) AWS
3 12 (16.67%) GitHub
4 8 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (9.72%) Office 365
6 5 (6.94%) PaaS
6 5 (6.94%) SaaS
7 3 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (2.78%) IaaS
8 2 (2.78%) Power Platform
9 1 (1.39%) Azure Stack
9 1 (1.39%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (1.39%) GCP
9 1 (1.39%) Logic Apps
9 1 (1.39%) Power Automate
9 1 (1.39%) PowerApps
9 1 (1.39%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (4.17%) BGP
2 3 (4.17%) Firewall
2 3 (4.17%) OSPF
3 2 (2.78%) Cisco Firepower
3 2 (2.78%) DNS
3 2 (2.78%) LAN
3 2 (2.78%) VLAN
3 2 (2.78%) WAN
3 2 (2.78%) Wireless
4 1 (1.39%) DHCP
4 1 (1.39%) Internet
4 1 (1.39%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.39%) Network Security
4 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.39%) VoIP
4 1 (1.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.39%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (1.39%) Informix
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.39%) Power BI
3 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (18.06%) Jenkins
2 9 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 8 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (11.11%) GitLab
4 7 (9.72%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (5.56%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.39%) Appium
6 1 (1.39%) git-flow
6 1 (1.39%) JIRA
6 1 (1.39%) JMeter
6 1 (1.39%) REST Assured
6 1 (1.39%) Selenium
6 1 (1.39%) SpecFlow
General
1 16 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Billing
3 1 (1.39%) Electronics
3 1 (1.39%) Local Government
3 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.39%) Marketing
3 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (15.28%) Designer
2 10 (13.89%) Analyst
3 9 (12.50%) UX Designer
4 8 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Digital Transformation
6 6 (8.33%) Architect
6 6 (8.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 6 (8.33%) Developer
6 6 (8.33%) Platform Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Agile Business Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) AWS Architect
7 5 (6.94%) Network Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Consultant
8 4 (5.56%) Digital Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Digital Business Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Designer
8 4 (5.56%) Senior UX Designer
8 4 (5.56%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.44%) CSS
1 14 (19.44%) HTML
2 11 (15.28%) CSS3
2 11 (15.28%) HTML5
3 10 (13.89%) .NET
4 8 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
5 7 (9.72%) .NET Framework
6 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (4.17%) Entity Framework
6 3 (4.17%) jQuery
7 1 (1.39%) JSON
7 1 (1.39%) Vue.js
7 1 (1.39%) WinForms
7 1 (1.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) User Experience
2 12 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.78%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.78%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.78%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.39%) LIMS
6 1 (1.39%) NHS
6 1 (1.39%) Replication
6 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.50%) Linux
2 8 (11.11%) CentOS
2 8 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (6.94%) Android
3 5 (6.94%) Windows
4 4 (5.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.39%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (30.56%) Customer-Centricity
3 21 (29.17%) DevOps
4 17 (23.61%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 16 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 16 (22.22%) Scrum
6 15 (20.83%) Workshop Facilitation
7 14 (19.44%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (19.44%) Prototyping
8 13 (18.06%) Configuration Management
8 13 (18.06%) Decision-Making
8 13 (18.06%) Project Management
8 13 (18.06%) Service Design
9 12 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 11 (15.28%) Project Delivery
10 11 (15.28%) Service Delivery
11 10 (13.89%) Collaborative Working
11 10 (13.89%) IT Strategy
11 10 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 14 (19.44%) SQL
3 11 (15.28%) Python
4 8 (11.11%) Go
4 8 (11.11%) Ruby
5 6 (8.33%) C#
6 3 (4.17%) C++
6 3 (4.17%) Java
7 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (20.83%) SC Cleared
1 15 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 13 (18.06%) AWS Certification
3 12 (16.67%) Degree
4 3 (4.17%) MCSE
4 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.78%) ACCA
5 2 (2.78%) ACSA
5 2 (2.78%) ACSP
5 2 (2.78%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.39%) HNC
6 1 (1.39%) HND
6 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.39%) VCP5
6 1 (1.39%) VCP6
6 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) PMO
2 3 (4.17%) QA
3 2 (2.78%) SLA
4 1 (1.39%) GDPR
4 1 (1.39%) P3O
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.78%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.39%) Docker
3 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (18.06%) Terraform
2 8 (11.11%) Grafana
2 8 (11.11%) Graphite
2 8 (11.11%) Prometheus
2 8 (11.11%) Puppet
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (4.17%) SCCM
4 1 (1.39%) Consul
4 1 (1.39%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (1.39%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.39%) Packer
4 1 (1.39%) SCOM
4 1 (1.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.72%) Cisco
2 7 (9.72%) SAP
3 6 (8.33%) Cadence
4 5 (6.94%) Oracle
5 4 (5.56%) Aruba
5 4 (5.56%) Xamarin
6 2 (2.78%) Citrix
6 2 (2.78%) Fortinet
6 2 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.78%) VMware
7 1 (1.39%) Google
7 1 (1.39%) HP
7 1 (1.39%) Ivanti
7 1 (1.39%) McAfee
7 1 (1.39%) NetApp
7 1 (1.39%) Remedy
7 1 (1.39%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.39%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.39%) Veeam