Period
to 21 January 2021

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 21 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 35 34 29
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 98 165 287
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 7.06% 6.33% 8.76%
As % of the General category 21.21% 19.88% 22.80%
Number of salaries quoted 80 188 245
Median annual salary £48,250 £67,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.52% +17.39% -4.17%
10th Percentile £34,971 £33,525 £34,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £95,000 £87,500
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £62,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% -13.04%

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 462 830 1,259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 33.26% 31.85% 38.41%
Number of salaries quoted 373 717 860
Median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,600 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £80,000
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +9.09%

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 21 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Public Sector in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 January 2021, 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 43 (43.88%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (38.78%) Azure
3 34 (34.69%) Microsoft
4 27 (27.55%) Customer-Centricity
5 26 (26.53%) Finance
6 23 (23.47%) AWS
7 22 (22.45%) Mentoring
8 21 (21.43%) DevOps
8 21 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
9 19 (19.39%) Degree
10 18 (18.37%) Security Cleared
10 18 (18.37%) Scrum
10 18 (18.37%) JavaScript
10 18 (18.37%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 18 (18.37%) Workshop Facilitation
11 16 (16.33%) HTML
11 16 (16.33%) SQL
11 16 (16.33%) SC Cleared
12 15 (15.31%) Project Management
12 15 (15.31%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (15.31%) Project Delivery
12 15 (15.31%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (15.31%) Prototyping
13 14 (14.29%) User Experience
13 14 (14.29%) Decision-Making
13 14 (14.29%) CSS
14 13 (13.27%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (13.27%) Configuration Management
14 13 (13.27%) Terraform
14 13 (13.27%) Service Design

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 8 (8.16%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.04%) Apache
2 2 (2.04%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.04%) Apache Synapse
2 2 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.02%) Confluence
3 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (11.22%) Figma
1 11 (11.22%) InVision
1 11 (11.22%) Sketch
2 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (7.14%) SAP FI
1 7 (7.14%) SAP FI-CA
1 7 (7.14%) SAP PSCD
2 3 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.02%) Primavera
3 1 (1.02%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 38 (38.78%) Azure
2 23 (23.47%) AWS
3 9 (9.18%) Power Platform
4 8 (8.16%) GitHub
4 8 (8.16%) Office 365
5 6 (6.12%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (6.12%) PaaS
6 5 (5.10%) SaaS
7 4 (4.08%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (3.06%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (3.06%) GCP
9 2 (2.04%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (2.04%) IaaS
9 2 (2.04%) Logic Apps
9 2 (2.04%) Serverless
9 2 (2.04%) Trello
10 1 (1.02%) Azure Stack
10 1 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (1.02%) Power Automate
10 1 (1.02%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) Firewall
1 4 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (3.06%) BGP
2 3 (3.06%) LAN
2 3 (3.06%) OSPF
2 3 (3.06%) VLAN
2 3 (3.06%) VPN
2 3 (3.06%) WAN
3 2 (2.04%) Cisco Firepower
3 2 (2.04%) DHCP
3 2 (2.04%) DNS
3 2 (2.04%) NetScaler
3 2 (2.04%) Wireless
4 1 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.02%) Internet
4 1 (1.02%) MPLS
4 1 (1.02%) Network Security
4 1 (1.02%) SSL
4 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.02%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.16%) NoSQL
1 8 (8.16%) Power BI
2 7 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.10%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (4.08%) Amazon Athena
4 4 (4.08%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (4.08%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.08%) Data Lake
4 4 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.04%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.04%) HBase
6 1 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 13 (13.27%) Jenkins
2 10 (10.20%) Visual Studio Team System
3 8 (8.16%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (6.12%) GitLab
5 4 (4.08%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.06%) JIRA
7 1 (1.02%) git-flow
7 1 (1.02%) Selenium
General
1 26 (26.53%) Finance
2 7 (7.14%) Billing
3 4 (4.08%) Retail
4 3 (3.06%) Marketing
5 2 (2.04%) Games
5 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.02%) Electronics
6 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (17.35%) Analyst
2 13 (13.27%) Developer
3 12 (12.24%) Designer
4 10 (10.20%) Architect
4 10 (10.20%) Digital Transformation
5 9 (9.18%) Business Analyst
5 9 (9.18%) UX Designer
6 8 (8.16%) Azure Engineer
7 7 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
7 7 (7.14%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 7 (7.14%) Consultant
7 7 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
8 6 (6.12%) Azure Architect
8 6 (6.12%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (6.12%) Digital Analyst
8 6 (6.12%) Digital Business Analyst
8 6 (6.12%) Digital Transformation Business Analyst
8 6 (6.12%) Platform Engineer
8 6 (6.12%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.33%) HTML
2 14 (14.29%) CSS
3 10 (10.20%) CSS3
3 10 (10.20%) HTML5
4 9 (9.18%) .NET
5 6 (6.12%) .NET Framework
5 6 (6.12%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (3.06%) jQuery
7 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (2.04%) Entity Framework
7 2 (2.04%) JSON
7 2 (2.04%) Kafka
7 2 (2.04%) XML
8 1 (1.02%) LAMP
8 1 (1.02%) Node.js
8 1 (1.02%) REST
8 1 (1.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.02%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.31%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (14.29%) User Experience
3 11 (11.22%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (6.12%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.06%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.04%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.04%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.04%) Replication
7 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.02%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.18%) Linux
2 7 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (7.14%) Windows
3 6 (6.12%) CentOS
4 4 (4.08%) Android
4 4 (4.08%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.06%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.02%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (43.88%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (27.55%) Customer-Centricity
3 22 (22.45%) Mentoring
4 21 (21.43%) DevOps
4 21 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (18.37%) Scrum
5 18 (18.37%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 18 (18.37%) Workshop Facilitation
6 15 (15.31%) Project Delivery
6 15 (15.31%) Project Management
6 15 (15.31%) Prototyping
6 15 (15.31%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (14.29%) Decision-Making
8 13 (13.27%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (13.27%) Configuration Management
8 13 (13.27%) Service Design
9 12 (12.24%) Service Delivery
10 10 (10.20%) Collaborative Working
11 9 (9.18%) Requirements Gathering
11 9 (9.18%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.37%) JavaScript
2 16 (16.33%) SQL
3 12 (12.24%) Python
4 7 (7.14%) Ruby
5 6 (6.12%) C#
5 6 (6.12%) Go
5 6 (6.12%) Java
6 4 (4.08%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.06%) C++
8 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.02%) C
8 1 (1.02%) PHP
8 1 (1.02%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (19.39%) Degree
2 18 (18.37%) Security Cleared
3 16 (16.33%) SC Cleared
4 9 (9.18%) AWS Certification
5 2 (2.04%) ACCA
5 2 (2.04%) ACSA
5 2 (2.04%) ACSP
5 2 (2.04%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.04%) MBA
5 2 (2.04%) MCSE
5 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.04%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.02%) CCIE
6 1 (1.02%) CCNP
6 1 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.02%) HNC
6 1 (1.02%) HND
6 1 (1.02%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.02%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) PMO
2 3 (3.06%) QA
3 2 (2.04%) SLA
4 1 (1.02%) COBIT
4 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.02%) P3O
System Software
1 7 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.06%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.04%) Docker
4 2 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.04%) vSphere
5 1 (1.02%) NFS
5 1 (1.02%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (13.27%) Terraform
2 9 (9.18%) Puppet
3 6 (6.12%) Grafana
3 6 (6.12%) Graphite
3 6 (6.12%) Prometheus
4 5 (5.10%) Kubernetes
5 3 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.04%) Ansible
6 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (2.04%) SCCM
7 1 (1.02%) Consul
7 1 (1.02%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (1.02%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.02%) Packer
7 1 (1.02%) SCOM
7 1 (1.02%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (34.69%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.18%) Cadence
2 9 (9.18%) Cisco
2 9 (9.18%) SAP
3 7 (7.14%) Oracle
4 6 (6.12%) VMware
5 4 (4.08%) Aruba
5 4 (4.08%) Databricks
5 4 (4.08%) Google
6 3 (3.06%) Citrix
6 3 (3.06%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.04%) Nintex
7 2 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.04%) Veeam
7 2 (2.04%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.02%) Huawei
8 1 (1.02%) McAfee
8 1 (1.02%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.02%) Remedy
8 1 (1.02%) ServiceNow