Period
to 18 January 2021

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

Public Sector
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 147 188 225
Rank change year-on-year +41 +37 +35
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 69 121 113
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.62% 1.33% 1.10%
As % of the General category 3.18% 2.64% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 67 109 87
Median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.45% +16.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £35,960 £30,700 £36,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £97,500 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -3.45% +20.83% +14.29%

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 2,167 4,591 5,228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 50.73% 50.32% 50.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,887 3,960 4,680
Median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £43,750 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £102,500 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +8.33%

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 2021.

Salary histogram for Public Sector in the City of London

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

1 28 (40.58%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (36.23%) Finance
4 23 (33.33%) Marketing
4 23 (33.33%) DevOps
5 22 (31.88%) Digital Marketing
5 22 (31.88%) Manufacturing
5 22 (31.88%) Electronics
5 22 (31.88%) Telecoms
5 22 (31.88%) Programme Management
5 22 (31.88%) SAP
6 12 (17.39%) Scrum
6 12 (17.39%) Java
6 12 (17.39%) Product Requirements
7 11 (15.94%) SQL
7 11 (15.94%) Kanban
7 11 (15.94%) JIRA
7 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
7 11 (15.94%) Product Management
7 11 (15.94%) Azure
7 11 (15.94%) AWS
8 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
9 9 (13.04%) Python
9 9 (13.04%) SC Cleared
10 8 (11.59%) Kubernetes
10 8 (11.59%) Analytics
10 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
11 7 (10.14%) REST
11 7 (10.14%) Docker
11 7 (10.14%) Git (software)

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 2 (2.90%) Confluence
1 2 (2.90%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.45%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.45%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.45%) Camunda
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.94%) AWS
1 11 (15.94%) Azure
2 7 (10.14%) Amazon EKS
2 7 (10.14%) Power Platform
3 4 (5.80%) GCP
4 2 (2.90%) AWS CodePipeline
4 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.90%) GitHub
4 2 (2.90%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.45%) Google Docs
5 1 (1.45%) Google Sheets
5 1 (1.45%) IaaS
5 1 (1.45%) Office 365
5 1 (1.45%) PaaS
5 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) Firewall
2 1 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.14%) Power BI
2 5 (7.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.35%) Big Data
4 3 (4.35%) Looker
4 3 (4.35%) MySQL
5 2 (2.90%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.45%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.45%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.45%) GIS
6 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.45%) HBase
6 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.45%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 11 (15.94%) JIRA
2 7 (10.14%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.90%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.90%) CircleCI
4 2 (2.90%) GitLab
4 2 (2.90%) PHPUnit
4 2 (2.90%) Spinnaker
5 1 (1.45%) C++Builder
5 1 (1.45%) git-flow
5 1 (1.45%) Maven
5 1 (1.45%) Valgrind
General
1 25 (36.23%) Finance
2 23 (33.33%) Marketing
3 22 (31.88%) Electronics
3 22 (31.88%) Manufacturing
3 22 (31.88%) Telecoms
4 6 (8.70%) Banking
5 2 (2.90%) Law
5 2 (2.90%) Police
5 2 (2.90%) Retail
6 1 (1.45%) Billing
6 1 (1.45%) Housing Association
6 1 (1.45%) Legal
6 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (20.29%) Developer
2 13 (18.84%) Product Manager
3 10 (14.49%) Technical Manager
3 10 (14.49%) Technical Product Manager
4 9 (13.04%) Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Architect
5 7 (10.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Full Stack Developer
5 7 (10.14%) Java Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Senior DevOps
6 6 (8.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) AWS DevOps
7 5 (7.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Data Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Consultant
8 4 (5.80%) Data Architect
9 3 (4.35%) Business Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) REST
2 6 (8.70%) HTML
3 5 (7.25%) CSS
3 5 (7.25%) Node.js
3 5 (7.25%) Spring
4 4 (5.80%) Spring Boot
5 3 (4.35%) Web Services
6 2 (2.90%) .NET
6 2 (2.90%) Laravel
6 2 (2.90%) RESTful
6 2 (2.90%) Vue.js
7 1 (1.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (1.45%) HTML5
7 1 (1.45%) Java SE
7 1 (1.45%) Kafka
7 1 (1.45%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.35%) Media Streaming
1 3 (4.35%) Video\Live Streaming
2 2 (2.90%) Cloud Native
2 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.90%) EMC VNX
2 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.90%) Life Science
2 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.90%) NHS
2 2 (2.90%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.45%) IPTV
3 1 (1.45%) LIMS
3 1 (1.45%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (1.45%) PlayStation
3 1 (1.45%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.45%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.45%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.80%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) Linux
3 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.45%) Android
4 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.45%) Unix
4 1 (1.45%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.58%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (33.33%) DevOps
4 22 (31.88%) Digital Marketing
4 22 (31.88%) Programme Management
5 12 (17.39%) Product Requirements
5 12 (17.39%) Scrum
6 11 (15.94%) Kanban
6 11 (15.94%) Product Management
7 8 (11.59%) Analytics
8 6 (8.70%) Data Science
8 6 (8.70%) Mentoring
9 5 (7.25%) Blue-Green Deployment
9 5 (7.25%) Canary Deployment
9 5 (7.25%) Computer Science
9 5 (7.25%) Fintech
9 5 (7.25%) Microservices
9 5 (7.25%) Presales
10 4 (5.80%) Information Security
10 4 (5.80%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.39%) Java
2 11 (15.94%) SQL
3 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.04%) Python
5 5 (7.25%) Java 8
6 4 (5.80%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.90%) C#
7 2 (2.90%) Perl
7 2 (2.90%) PHP
8 1 (1.45%) C++
8 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.14%) Degree
4 4 (5.80%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.90%) CISM
5 2 (2.90%) CISSP
5 2 (2.90%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (1.45%) CCNP
6 1 (1.45%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.45%) GSEC
6 1 (1.45%) ISEB
6 1 (1.45%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.45%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.45%) GDPR
2 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (10.14%) Docker
2 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.90%) vSphere
4 1 (1.45%) HDFS
4 1 (1.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (11.59%) Kubernetes
2 4 (5.80%) Ansible
3 3 (4.35%) Terraform
4 2 (2.90%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.90%) SCCM
4 2 (2.90%) SCOM
5 1 (1.45%) Istio
5 1 (1.45%) linkerd
Vendors
1 22 (31.88%) SAP
2 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.25%) VMware
4 4 (5.80%) Google
4 4 (5.80%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.90%) Cisco
5 2 (2.90%) Citrix
5 2 (2.90%) Juniper
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle
5 2 (2.90%) SolarWinds
5 2 (2.90%) Symantec
6 1 (1.45%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.45%) Apple
6 1 (1.45%) Databricks
6 1 (1.45%) ESRI
6 1 (1.45%) Informatica
6 1 (1.45%) Samsung
6 1 (1.45%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.45%) Xerox