Period
to 18 January 2022

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Sector in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Public Sector over the 6 months to 18 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 141 148 192
Rank change year-on-year +7 +44 +36
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 119 68 121
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.93% 1.60% 1.33%
As % of the General category 3.22% 2.60% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 108 63 100
10th Percentile £43,875 £36,500 £30,450
25th Percentile £48,750 £47,000 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £70,000 £71,250
Median % change year-on-year -3.57% -1.75% +14.00%
75th Percentile £92,250 £80,000 £93,750
90th Percentile £102,375 £87,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £72,368
% change year-on-year - -3.27% +20.61%

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 the City of London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,698 2,611 5,582
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 59.94% 61.57% 61.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3,213 2,292 4,803
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £36,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -0.71% +8.46% -
75th Percentile £91,250 £88,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Public Sector as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in the City of London

Public Sector
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Public Sector in the City of London.

Salary trend for Public Sector in the City of London

Public Sector
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Public Sector in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Public Sector in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Public Sector.

1 41 (34.45%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (33.61%) Azure
3 34 (28.57%) Finance
4 32 (26.89%) Java
5 31 (26.05%) SAP
6 30 (25.21%) Python
6 30 (25.21%) Manufacturing
6 30 (25.21%) Analytics
7 27 (22.69%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (21.01%) Microsoft
9 24 (20.17%) Scrum
9 24 (20.17%) Programme Management
9 24 (20.17%) Electronics
9 24 (20.17%) Telecoms
9 24 (20.17%) Digital Marketing
9 24 (20.17%) Marketing
10 22 (18.49%) Software Engineering
10 22 (18.49%) Data Modelling
11 21 (17.65%) Security Cleared
11 21 (17.65%) SC Cleared
11 21 (17.65%) Microsoft 365
12 18 (15.13%) SQL
12 18 (15.13%) Cybersecurity
12 18 (15.13%) Coaching
13 17 (14.29%) DevOps
13 17 (14.29%) Requirements Gathering
13 17 (14.29%) C#
13 17 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (14.29%) ETL
13 17 (14.29%) Informatica

Public Sector
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 11 (9.24%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.40%) SAS
3 6 (5.04%) Confluence
4 5 (4.20%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.68%) CMS
5 2 (1.68%) nginx
6 1 (0.84%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.84%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (33.61%) Azure
2 21 (17.65%) Microsoft 365
3 12 (10.08%) AWS
4 11 (9.24%) Serverless
5 10 (8.40%) IaaS
5 10 (8.40%) PaaS
6 9 (7.56%) Azure Monitor
6 9 (7.56%) Azure Sentinel
7 8 (6.72%) Dynamics 365
8 7 (5.88%) SaaS
8 7 (5.88%) Snowflake
9 4 (3.36%) Power Platform
10 3 (2.52%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (2.52%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (2.52%) Azure Logic Apps
10 3 (2.52%) Azure Service Bus
10 3 (2.52%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 1 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.84%) GCP
11 1 (0.84%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.52%) Network Security
1 3 (2.52%) SMS
2 2 (1.68%) Internet
2 2 (1.68%) VPN
2 2 (1.68%) Wireless
3 1 (0.84%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.84%) DNS
3 1 (0.84%) Firewall
3 1 (0.84%) LAN
3 1 (0.84%) SSL
3 1 (0.84%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.84%) WLAN
3 1 (0.84%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (10.92%) Big Data
2 13 (10.92%) MySQL
3 12 (10.08%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (8.40%) Amazon Redshift
4 10 (8.40%) Apache Hive
4 10 (8.40%) Hadoop
4 10 (8.40%) Impala
4 10 (8.40%) Pentaho
5 4 (3.36%) Power BI
6 3 (2.52%) Data Lake
7 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.84%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.84%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.84%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 16 (13.45%) Jenkins
2 15 (12.61%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.56%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (6.72%) Maven
5 7 (5.88%) GitLab
5 7 (5.88%) JIRA
5 7 (5.88%) Visual Studio
6 6 (5.04%) TeamCity
7 5 (4.20%) Selenium
7 5 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.52%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.68%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.68%) JMeter
9 2 (1.68%) Serenity BDD
General
1 34 (28.57%) Finance
2 30 (25.21%) Manufacturing
3 24 (20.17%) Electronics
3 24 (20.17%) Marketing
3 24 (20.17%) Telecoms
4 13 (10.92%) Social Skills
5 10 (8.40%) Law
6 9 (7.56%) Legal
7 8 (6.72%) Games
7 8 (6.72%) Retail
8 2 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.68%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 2 (1.68%) Influencing Skills
9 1 (0.84%) Advertising
9 1 (0.84%) Automotive
9 1 (0.84%) Banking
9 1 (0.84%) Local Government
9 1 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.84%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 30 (25.21%) Developer
2 19 (15.97%) Architect
3 17 (14.29%) Consultant
4 13 (10.92%) Azure Consultant
5 10 (8.40%) Data Engineer
6 9 (7.56%) Analyst
6 9 (7.56%) Azure Architect
6 9 (7.56%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 9 (7.56%) Java Developer
6 9 (7.56%) Security Consultant
7 8 (6.72%) Technical Architect
8 7 (5.88%) Data Architect
9 6 (5.04%) Angular Developer
9 6 (5.04%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) Informatica Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
9 6 (5.04%) Principal Developer
9 6 (5.04%) Principal Java Developer
9 6 (5.04%) Security Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.88%) .NET
2 6 (5.04%) CSS
3 5 (4.20%) AngularJS
3 5 (4.20%) Web Services
4 4 (3.36%) HTML
5 3 (2.52%) ARM Templates
5 3 (2.52%) React
6 2 (1.68%) JSON
6 2 (1.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (1.68%) Zend Framework
7 1 (0.84%) AWS Amplify
7 1 (0.84%) CSS3
7 1 (0.84%) Django
7 1 (0.84%) HTML5
7 1 (0.84%) jQuery
7 1 (0.84%) Kafka
7 1 (0.84%) Node.js
7 1 (0.84%) REST
7 1 (0.84%) WebSockets
7 1 (0.84%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.56%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (6.72%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.88%) User Experience
4 6 (5.04%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (2.52%) Cloud Native
5 3 (2.52%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.68%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.68%) Blog
6 2 (1.68%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.68%) Media Streaming
6 2 (1.68%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (1.68%) NHS
6 2 (1.68%) Video\Live Streaming
7 1 (0.84%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.84%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.84%) Life Science
7 1 (0.84%) Social Media
7 1 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.92%) Unix
2 7 (5.88%) Linux
2 7 (5.88%) Windows
3 6 (5.04%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (34.45%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (25.21%) Analytics
3 27 (22.69%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (20.17%) Digital Marketing
4 24 (20.17%) Programme Management
4 24 (20.17%) Scrum
5 22 (18.49%) Data Modelling
5 22 (18.49%) Software Engineering
6 18 (15.13%) Coaching
6 18 (15.13%) Cybersecurity
7 17 (14.29%) DevOps
7 17 (14.29%) ETL
7 17 (14.29%) Migration
7 17 (14.29%) Requirements Gathering
8 16 (13.45%) Mentoring
9 15 (12.61%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (10.92%) Process Improvement
11 11 (9.24%) Microservices
11 11 (9.24%) Software Delivery
11 11 (9.24%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (26.89%) Java
2 30 (25.21%) Python
3 18 (15.13%) SQL
4 17 (14.29%) C#
5 10 (8.40%) HiveQL
5 10 (8.40%) PL/SQL
6 9 (7.56%) JavaScript
6 9 (7.56%) PowerShell
7 8 (6.72%) Bash
7 8 (6.72%) Ruby
8 7 (5.88%) Go
9 4 (3.36%) C++
10 3 (2.52%) C
10 3 (2.52%) PHP
11 2 (1.68%) Perl
12 1 (0.84%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.84%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.84%) R
12 1 (0.84%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 21 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.56%) CCNA
2 9 (7.56%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (5.88%) Degree
4 6 (5.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.52%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (2.52%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.84%) HNC
6 1 (0.84%) HND
6 1 (0.84%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.08%) QA
2 7 (5.88%) Data Quality
3 6 (5.04%) NIST
4 4 (3.36%) Accessibility
5 3 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (1.68%) ISO 14001
6 2 (1.68%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 10 (8.40%) HDFS
2 9 (7.56%) Docker
3 8 (6.72%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (5.04%) Active Directory
5 4 (3.36%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (9.24%) Kubernetes
1 11 (9.24%) Terraform
2 2 (1.68%) Ansible
2 2 (1.68%) Grafana
2 2 (1.68%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 31 (26.05%) SAP
2 25 (21.01%) Microsoft
3 17 (14.29%) Informatica
4 11 (9.24%) Oracle
5 10 (8.40%) Talend
6 9 (7.56%) Google
7 7 (5.88%) IBM
8 3 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.68%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.68%) Xero
9 2 (1.68%) Zend
10 1 (0.84%) Adobe
10 1 (0.84%) Atmel
10 1 (0.84%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.84%) Cisco
10 1 (0.84%) Dell
10 1 (0.84%) HP
10 1 (0.84%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.84%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.84%) Sony