Period
to 21 January 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Sector in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Public Sector over the 6 months to 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 64 97 20
Rank change year-on-year +33 -77 0
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 66 49 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.54% 2.03% 9.83%
As % of the General category 8.57% 5.86% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 43 35 73
Edinburgh median annual salary £46,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £26,500 £30,950 £27,622
90th Percentile £85,000 £114,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £44,250 £48,777 £45,500
% change year-on-year -9.28% +7.20% +7.06%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 770 836 1,105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 41.35% 34.67% 42.60%
Number of salaries quoted 382 496 638
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £77,725 £75,000 £71,625
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year - +4.40% +1.11%

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Public Sector as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in Edinburgh

Public Sector
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Public Sector in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Public Sector in Edinburgh

Public Sector
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Public Sector in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 21 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Public Sector in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Public Sector.

1 31 (46.97%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (42.42%) JavaScript
3 20 (30.30%) Microsoft
3 20 (30.30%) C#
4 19 (28.79%) Finance
5 17 (25.76%) Test Automation
5 17 (25.76%) Azure
6 16 (24.24%) SDLC
6 16 (24.24%) .NET
7 13 (19.70%) BDD
8 12 (18.18%) REST
8 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 12 (18.18%) Java
9 11 (16.67%) HTML
9 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 11 (16.67%) DevOps
10 10 (15.15%) Microservices
10 10 (15.15%) Cucumber
10 10 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET
10 10 (15.15%) CSS
11 9 (13.64%) Manufacturing
12 8 (12.12%) TDD
12 8 (12.12%) User Experience
12 8 (12.12%) Docker
12 8 (12.12%) Dynamics 365
13 7 (10.61%) Continuous Deployment
13 7 (10.61%) Line Management
13 7 (10.61%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (10.61%) Open Source

Public Sector
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (3.03%) CMS
1 2 (3.03%) Drupal
1 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
1 2 (3.03%) WebLogic
1 2 (3.03%) WordPress
2 1 (1.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Distributed Ledger
1 6 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.03%) Magento
3 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.76%) Azure
2 8 (12.12%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (7.58%) AWS
3 5 (7.58%) Power Platform
4 4 (6.06%) Office 365
5 3 (4.55%) Serverless
6 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.52%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) HTTP
1 1 (1.52%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) Power BI
2 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.03%) Blockchain
3 2 (3.03%) MySQL
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (15.15%) Cucumber
2 7 (10.61%) Jenkins
2 7 (10.61%) SpecFlow
2 7 (10.61%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.55%) Selenium
4 2 (3.03%) JUnit
5 1 (1.52%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (1.52%) JIRA
5 1 (1.52%) Mercurial
General
1 19 (28.79%) Finance
2 9 (13.64%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.55%) Marketing
4 2 (3.03%) Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Electronics
5 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (31.82%) Developer
2 11 (16.67%) Consultant
3 7 (10.61%) Java Developer
3 7 (10.61%) Principal Consultant
3 7 (10.61%) Test Automation Consultant
3 7 (10.61%) Test Consultant
3 7 (10.61%) Test Engineer
4 5 (7.58%) Software Developer
5 4 (6.06%) Analyst
5 4 (6.06%) IT Manager
6 3 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 3 (4.55%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Junior
6 3 (4.55%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.24%) .NET
2 12 (18.18%) REST
3 11 (16.67%) HTML
4 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET
4 10 (15.15%) CSS
5 6 (9.09%) J2EE
6 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (7.58%) HTML5
7 4 (6.06%) .NET Core
7 4 (6.06%) Hibernate
7 4 (6.06%) JMS
7 4 (6.06%) React
7 4 (6.06%) Spring
8 3 (4.55%) AngularJS
8 3 (4.55%) Gherkin
9 2 (3.03%) CSS3
9 2 (3.03%) Kafka
9 2 (3.03%) Node.js
9 2 (3.03%) Redux
9 2 (3.03%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) User Experience
2 6 (9.09%) Blog
2 6 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.03%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.03%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.03%) e-Learning
3 2 (3.03%) NHS
4 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.52%) e-Health
4 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.52%) Smart Energy
4 1 (1.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.61%) Windows
2 4 (6.06%) Linux
3 3 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (46.97%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.76%) Test Automation
3 16 (24.24%) SDLC
4 13 (19.70%) BDD
5 11 (16.67%) DevOps
5 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 10 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (15.15%) Microservices
7 8 (12.12%) TDD
8 7 (10.61%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (10.61%) Continuous Deployment
8 7 (10.61%) Line Management
8 7 (10.61%) Open Source
9 6 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (9.09%) CRM
9 6 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
9 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (7.58%) MVC
10 5 (7.58%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (42.42%) JavaScript
2 20 (30.30%) C#
3 12 (18.18%) Java
4 7 (10.61%) SQL
5 5 (7.58%) TypeScript
6 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.03%) ES6
6 2 (3.03%) Java 8
6 2 (3.03%) PHP
6 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.03%) Python
7 1 (1.52%) C
7 1 (1.52%) C++
7 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.52%) Ruby
7 1 (1.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) GDPR
2 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (12.12%) Docker
2 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Kubernetes
1 2 (3.03%) PaperCut
1 2 (3.03%) SafeCom
2 1 (1.52%) Cobbler
2 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.52%) Puppet
2 1 (1.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) Xamarin
3 2 (3.03%) Equitrac
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle
4 1 (1.52%) Capita
4 1 (1.52%) Curam
4 1 (1.52%) SAP
4 1 (1.52%) Sonus
4 1 (1.52%) UiPath