Period
to 11 December 2019

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 11 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
Central London > City of London
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 186 231 228
Rank change year-on-year +45 -3 -21
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 140 119 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.42% 1.12% 1.02%
As % of the General category 2.85% 2.18% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 120 93 87
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +19.05% -4.55%
10th Percentile £30,450 £35,500 £40,800
90th Percentile £102,500 £88,750 £85,500
Central London median annual salary £62,146 £58,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.78% +11.90% -4.55%

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 4,908 5,458 6,090
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 49.84% 51.17% 58.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4,190 4,872 5,486
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £96,250 £96,875
Central London median annual salary £66,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +2.31% +8.33% +2.56%

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Public Sector as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Public Sector in the City of London over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Public Sector in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, 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 54 (38.57%) Finance
2 44 (31.43%) Business Intelligence
3 39 (27.86%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (27.14%) Marketing
5 36 (25.71%) Programme Management
5 36 (25.71%) Telecoms
6 33 (23.57%) SAP
7 32 (22.86%) Manufacturing
7 32 (22.86%) Electronics
7 32 (22.86%) Digital Marketing
8 27 (19.29%) TOGAF
9 24 (17.14%) Information Security
10 23 (16.43%) SQL
11 22 (15.71%) CISSP
11 22 (15.71%) CISM
12 21 (15.00%) AWS
12 21 (15.00%) Security Architecture
12 21 (15.00%) SABSA
13 20 (14.29%) Azure
14 19 (13.57%) Java
14 19 (13.57%) Degree
15 17 (12.14%) Microsoft
15 17 (12.14%) CESG Certified Professional
16 16 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
16 16 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (11.43%) Python
17 15 (10.71%) SQL Server
17 15 (10.71%) Identity Management
17 15 (10.71%) Security Monitoring
18 14 (10.00%) Cisco Certification

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 13 (9.29%) IIS
2 4 (2.86%) Mule
2 4 (2.86%) Mule ESB
3 3 (2.14%) Confluence
3 3 (2.14%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.43%) Apache
4 2 (1.43%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.43%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.71%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.71%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (2.86%) Figma
1 4 (2.86%) InVision
1 4 (2.86%) Marvel
1 4 (2.86%) Sketch
2 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.00%) AWS
2 20 (14.29%) Azure
3 10 (7.14%) GCP
4 8 (5.71%) Office 365
5 5 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (3.57%) Serverless
6 4 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 4 (2.86%) Power Platform
7 3 (2.14%) Amazon Cognito
7 3 (2.14%) AWS CodePipeline
7 3 (2.14%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (2.14%) PaaS
7 3 (2.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.71%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.71%) AWS Fargate
8 1 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.71%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.71%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.29%) Firewall
2 4 (2.86%) Internet
2 4 (2.86%) LAN
2 4 (2.86%) Network Security
3 2 (1.43%) BGP
3 2 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (1.43%) DHCP
3 2 (1.43%) DNS
3 2 (1.43%) EIGRP
3 2 (1.43%) Multicast
3 2 (1.43%) OSPF
3 2 (1.43%) SAN
3 2 (1.43%) WAN
4 1 (0.71%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.29%) Blockchain
3 5 (3.57%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.86%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.86%) Power BI
5 3 (2.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (2.14%) MySQL
5 3 (2.14%) QlikView
5 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.43%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.43%) Big Data
6 2 (1.43%) Data Mart
6 2 (1.43%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.43%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.71%) DB2
7 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.00%) Selenium
3 6 (4.29%) JMeter
4 5 (3.57%) JIRA
5 4 (2.86%) Axure RP
5 4 (2.86%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.86%) JBehave
5 4 (2.86%) JUnit
5 4 (2.86%) Maven
6 2 (1.43%) CircleCI
6 2 (1.43%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.43%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.71%) Moq
7 1 (0.71%) NUnit
7 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 54 (38.57%) Finance
2 38 (27.14%) Marketing
3 36 (25.71%) Telecoms
4 32 (22.86%) Electronics
4 32 (22.86%) Manufacturing
5 7 (5.00%) Retail
6 6 (4.29%) Law
7 5 (3.57%) Police
8 4 (2.86%) Fire and Rescue
9 3 (2.14%) Legal
10 2 (1.43%) Banking
10 2 (1.43%) Local Government
11 1 (0.71%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 19 (13.57%) Developer
2 17 (12.14%) Architect
3 16 (11.43%) Security Architect
4 13 (9.29%) Analyst
4 13 (9.29%) Consultant
5 11 (7.86%) Principal Architect
5 11 (7.86%) Principal Security Architect
6 9 (6.43%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (5.71%) Product Owner
7 8 (5.71%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.00%) Graduate
8 7 (5.00%) Java Developer
8 7 (5.00%) Support Analyst
9 6 (4.29%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (4.29%) Software Consultant
9 6 (4.29%) Technical Consultant
9 6 (4.29%) Technical Product Owner
9 6 (4.29%) TOGAF Consultant
10 5 (3.57%) Cloud Architect
10 5 (3.57%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.57%) RESTful
2 11 (7.86%) SOAP
3 7 (5.00%) HTML
3 7 (5.00%) Web Services
4 6 (4.29%) CSS
4 6 (4.29%) Swagger
4 6 (4.29%) XML
5 5 (3.57%) .NET
6 4 (2.86%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.86%) Middleware
7 3 (2.14%) Angular 2
7 3 (2.14%) AWS Amplify
7 3 (2.14%) REST
7 3 (2.14%) Symfony
7 3 (2.14%) Visualforce
8 2 (1.43%) .NET Core
8 2 (1.43%) LAPP Stack
8 2 (1.43%) Laravel
8 2 (1.43%) Node.js
8 2 (1.43%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.43%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.00%) Public Cloud
4 7 (5.00%) User Experience
5 5 (3.57%) Blog
6 4 (2.86%) Smart Meter
7 3 (2.14%) Cloud Native
7 3 (2.14%) Cybercrime
8 2 (1.43%) CCTV
8 2 (1.43%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.43%) Media Streaming
8 2 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.71%) Life Science
9 1 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.71%) PMI
9 1 (0.71%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.29%) Windows
2 8 (5.71%) Linux
3 4 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.86%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.14%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (31.43%) Business Intelligence
2 39 (27.86%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (25.71%) Programme Management
4 32 (22.86%) Digital Marketing
5 27 (19.29%) TOGAF
6 24 (17.14%) Information Security
7 21 (15.00%) SABSA
7 21 (15.00%) Security Architecture
8 16 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (10.71%) Identity Management
9 15 (10.71%) Security Monitoring
10 13 (9.29%) Cyber Resilience
10 13 (9.29%) DevOps
10 13 (9.29%) Open Source
10 13 (9.29%) Software Engineering
11 10 (7.14%) Computer Science
11 10 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (7.14%) TDD
12 9 (6.43%) Coaching
12 9 (6.43%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (16.43%) SQL
2 19 (13.57%) Java
3 16 (11.43%) Python
4 11 (7.86%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.57%) C#
5 5 (3.57%) C++
6 4 (2.86%) Go
6 4 (2.86%) PHP
6 4 (2.86%) Ruby
7 3 (2.14%) Apex Code
7 3 (2.14%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.43%) R
8 2 (1.43%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.71%) Clojure
9 1 (0.71%) Java 8
9 1 (0.71%) PHP 7
9 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.71%) Scala
9 1 (0.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (15.71%) CISM
1 22 (15.71%) CISSP
2 19 (13.57%) Degree
3 17 (12.14%) CESG Certified Professional
4 14 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (9.29%) IISP
5 13 (9.29%) Security Cleared
6 11 (7.86%) SC Cleared
7 6 (4.29%) CCNP
8 5 (3.57%) CCSP
9 4 (2.86%) SANS
10 3 (2.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 3 (2.14%) CEH
10 3 (2.14%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 2 (1.43%) CISA
11 2 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (1.43%) CRISC
11 2 (1.43%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (4.29%) QA
1 6 (4.29%) SLA
2 5 (3.57%) NIST
3 4 (2.86%) GDPR
4 3 (2.14%) NIST 800
4 3 (2.14%) PMO
5 2 (1.43%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (5.71%) Docker
2 5 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.43%) HDFS
3 2 (1.43%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (7.14%) Terraform
2 7 (5.00%) Ansible
3 6 (4.29%) Kubernetes
4 5 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.57%) Puppet
5 4 (2.86%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (2.14%) SCCM
7 2 (1.43%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.43%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 33 (23.57%) SAP
2 17 (12.14%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.29%) Cisco
3 6 (4.29%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (3.57%) Oracle
5 4 (2.86%) Adobe
5 4 (2.86%) MuleSoft
5 4 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.86%) Tableau
5 4 (2.86%) VMware
6 3 (2.14%) CA
6 3 (2.14%) Citrix
6 3 (2.14%) Instagram
7 2 (1.43%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (1.43%) IBM
7 2 (1.43%) Intel
7 2 (1.43%) Palo Alto
7 2 (1.43%) Veritas
8 1 (0.71%) Databricks
8 1 (0.71%) Talend