Period
to 20 April 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Sector in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Public Sector over the 6 months to 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
England > London
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 116 178 185
Rank change year-on-year +62 +7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 870 905 1,198
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.79% 2.00% 1.97%
As % of the General category 5.88% 4.07% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 698 745 899
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,348 £36,650
25th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +21.74% -4.17% +0.84%
75th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £117,500 £98,750 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 14,789 22,231 29,693
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 47.41% 49.01% 48.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11,492 17,757 23,550
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £50,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +8.33%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £111,250 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +6.80%

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in London

Public Sector
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Public Sector in London

Public Sector
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Public Sector in London over the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Public Sector in London

Public Sector
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Public Sector within the London region over the 6 months to 20 April 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +56 116 £75,000 +3.83% 54
South London +41 52 £65,000 +18.18% 4
West London +38 11 £65,000 +13.04% 7
East London +8 5 £45,000 +1.96% 7
North London +23 1 £42,500 -34.36% 2
Public Sector
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 London region with a requirement for Public Sector.

1 348 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 343 (39.43%) Finance
3 296 (34.02%) Manufacturing
4 283 (32.53%) Business Intelligence
5 278 (31.95%) Marketing
6 266 (30.57%) Programme Management
7 263 (30.23%) SAP
8 262 (30.11%) Telecoms
9 259 (29.77%) Electronics
9 259 (29.77%) Digital Marketing
10 246 (28.28%) DevOps
11 222 (25.52%) Azure
11 222 (25.52%) AWS
12 191 (21.95%) Python
13 163 (18.74%) Java
14 160 (18.39%) Security Cleared
15 148 (17.01%) Degree
16 142 (16.32%) Microsoft
17 141 (16.21%) JavaScript
18 137 (15.75%) SC Cleared
19 127 (14.60%) Software Engineering
19 127 (14.60%) Scrum
20 124 (14.25%) GCP
21 115 (13.22%) Docker
22 114 (13.10%) Kubernetes
23 106 (12.18%) Git (software)
24 99 (11.38%) Computer Science
25 97 (11.15%) Continuous Integration
26 90 (10.34%) Microservices
27 89 (10.23%) Jenkins

Public Sector
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 30 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.64%) Confluence
3 9 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
4 8 (0.92%) Skype for Business
5 7 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (0.69%) OpenStack
7 5 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (0.57%) Drupal
7 5 (0.57%) Red Hat Fuse
8 3 (0.34%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.34%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.23%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.23%) CMS
9 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.72%) Sketch
3 10 (1.15%) InVision
4 7 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.46%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.46%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.11%) Figma
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.46%) SAP FI
2 4 (0.46%) SAP FI-CA
2 4 (0.46%) SAP PSCD
3 2 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 222 (25.52%) AWS
1 222 (25.52%) Azure
2 124 (14.25%) GCP
3 72 (8.28%) Serverless
4 70 (8.05%) Microsoft 365
5 57 (6.55%) AWS Lambda
6 55 (6.32%) PaaS
7 44 (5.06%) SaaS
8 39 (4.48%) Amazon EKS
9 38 (4.37%) AWS CloudFormation
10 30 (3.45%) Power Platform
11 27 (3.10%) Azure Functions
12 26 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
12 26 (2.99%) IaaS
13 25 (2.87%) Amazon SQS
14 20 (2.30%) Cloud Functions
14 20 (2.30%) Dynamics 365
15 19 (2.18%) Firebase
16 18 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
16 18 (2.07%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.22%) Firewall
2 15 (1.72%) Internet
3 9 (1.03%) Network Security
3 9 (1.03%) Skype
4 8 (0.92%) HTTP
5 6 (0.69%) BGP
5 6 (0.69%) DNS
5 6 (0.69%) LAN
5 6 (0.69%) OSPF
5 6 (0.69%) WAN
6 5 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (0.57%) EIGRP
6 5 (0.57%) Intranet
6 5 (0.57%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (0.46%) VLAN
7 4 (0.46%) VPN
7 4 (0.46%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.34%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (0.34%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (0.34%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (6.32%) PostgreSQL
2 40 (4.60%) SQL Server
3 24 (2.76%) MySQL
4 21 (2.41%) Relational Database
5 18 (2.07%) Big Data
6 17 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
7 15 (1.72%) Power BI
8 14 (1.61%) NoSQL
9 11 (1.26%) RDBMS
10 10 (1.15%) Redis
10 10 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
11 9 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (0.92%) Tableau
13 6 (0.69%) Qlik Sense
14 5 (0.57%) MongoDB
14 5 (0.57%) Pentaho
15 4 (0.46%) Azure SQL Database
15 4 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
16 3 (0.34%) GIS
Development Applications
1 106 (12.18%) Git (software)
2 89 (10.23%) Jenkins
3 56 (6.44%) Maven
4 43 (4.94%) JIRA
5 41 (4.71%) SonarQube
6 40 (4.60%) JUnit
7 37 (4.25%) Mockito
8 30 (3.45%) DbUnit
8 30 (3.45%) jMock
9 19 (2.18%) GitLab
10 15 (1.72%) Selenium
11 9 (1.03%) Axure RP
11 9 (1.03%) Cucumber
11 9 (1.03%) Cypress.io
11 9 (1.03%) Visual Studio
12 8 (0.92%) JMeter
12 8 (0.92%) Mocha
13 6 (0.69%) CircleCI
13 6 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
13 6 (0.69%) WebDriver
General
1 343 (39.43%) Finance
2 296 (34.02%) Manufacturing
3 278 (31.95%) Marketing
4 262 (30.11%) Telecoms
5 259 (29.77%) Electronics
6 60 (6.90%) Retail
7 39 (4.48%) Banking
8 26 (2.99%) Automotive
9 24 (2.76%) Games
10 19 (2.18%) Local Government
11 18 (2.07%) Law
11 18 (2.07%) Legal
12 5 (0.57%) Back Office
12 5 (0.57%) Billing
12 5 (0.57%) Publishing
13 4 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.34%) Police
15 2 (0.23%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.23%) German Language
15 2 (0.23%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 221 (25.40%) Developer
2 91 (10.46%) Architect
3 82 (9.43%) Senior Developer
4 66 (7.59%) Consultant
5 65 (7.47%) Java Developer
6 47 (5.40%) Analyst
7 46 (5.29%) Software Engineer
8 44 (5.06%) DevOps Engineer
9 37 (4.25%) Delivery Manager
10 36 (4.14%) Full Stack Developer
11 33 (3.79%) Technical Manager
12 31 (3.56%) Solutions Architect
13 29 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
13 29 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
13 29 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
14 25 (2.87%) Technical Architect
15 23 (2.64%) AWS DevOps
16 21 (2.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 20 (2.30%) Data Engineer
17 20 (2.30%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (9.89%) CSS
2 81 (9.31%) AngularJS
3 77 (8.85%) HTML
4 71 (8.16%) Web Services
5 68 (7.82%) .NET
6 65 (7.47%) React
7 62 (7.13%) Spring
8 60 (6.90%) Node.js
9 46 (5.29%) SOAP
10 41 (4.71%) RESTful
11 37 (4.25%) PowerMock
12 36 (4.14%) REST
13 32 (3.68%) HTML5
14 28 (3.22%) ActiveMQ
15 26 (2.99%) CSS3
16 22 (2.53%) .NET Framework
17 20 (2.30%) .NET Core
18 19 (2.18%) AWS Amplify
18 19 (2.18%) Ember.js
18 19 (2.18%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 69 (7.93%) NHS
2 68 (7.82%) User Experience
3 50 (5.75%) Cloud Native
4 48 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (3.79%) Mobile App
6 29 (3.33%) Blog
7 24 (2.76%) Greenfield Project
8 20 (2.30%) Organisational Skills
8 20 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
9 14 (1.61%) Public Cloud
10 11 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
11 10 (1.15%) Data Centre
11 10 (1.15%) Video\Live Streaming
12 9 (1.03%) Algorithms
12 9 (1.03%) Data Structures
12 9 (1.03%) iPhone
12 9 (1.03%) Virtual Team
13 8 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
14 7 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (0.80%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 66 (7.59%) Linux
2 39 (4.48%) Windows
3 10 (1.15%) Windows 10
4 8 (0.92%) Windows Server
5 7 (0.80%) Ubuntu
6 6 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.57%) CentOS
7 5 (0.57%) Unix
8 4 (0.46%) Kali Linux
8 4 (0.46%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (0.34%) Android
9 3 (0.34%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.23%) Debian
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 348 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 283 (32.53%) Business Intelligence
3 266 (30.57%) Programme Management
4 259 (29.77%) Digital Marketing
5 246 (28.28%) DevOps
6 127 (14.60%) Scrum
6 127 (14.60%) Software Engineering
7 99 (11.38%) Computer Science
8 97 (11.15%) Continuous Integration
9 90 (10.34%) Microservices
10 86 (9.89%) Open Source
11 80 (9.20%) Mentoring
12 75 (8.62%) Analytics
13 66 (7.59%) Cybersecurity
14 64 (7.36%) Biometrics
15 61 (7.01%) BDD
15 61 (7.01%) Problem-Solving
16 59 (6.78%) Presales
17 58 (6.67%) Kanban
17 58 (6.67%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 191 (21.95%) Python
2 163 (18.74%) Java
3 141 (16.21%) JavaScript
4 80 (9.20%) C#
5 78 (8.97%) SQL
6 54 (6.21%) Go
7 47 (5.40%) C
8 45 (5.17%) C++
9 42 (4.83%) TypeScript
10 41 (4.71%) PowerShell
11 31 (3.56%) Ruby
12 23 (2.64%) Rust
13 19 (2.18%) Java 8
14 17 (1.95%) Bash Shell
15 14 (1.61%) T-SQL
15 14 (1.61%) VB
16 11 (1.26%) ES6
17 10 (1.15%) PHP
18 6 (0.69%) Perl
19 5 (0.57%) R
Qualifications
1 160 (18.39%) Security Cleared
2 148 (17.01%) Degree
3 137 (15.75%) SC Cleared
4 63 (7.24%) Master's Degree
5 34 (3.91%) DV Cleared
6 17 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (1.26%) CISSP
7 11 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (1.03%) CISM
10 8 (0.92%) CCNP
11 7 (0.80%) AWS Certification
12 6 (0.69%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (0.57%) MCSE
14 4 (0.46%) CESG Certified Professional
14 4 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
15 3 (0.34%) PhD
15 3 (0.34%) RHCSA
15 3 (0.34%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.25%) QA
2 19 (2.18%) GDPR
3 17 (1.95%) GRC
4 16 (1.84%) PMO
5 15 (1.72%) NIST
6 8 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.80%) WCAG
8 6 (0.69%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.46%) NCSC
9 4 (0.46%) WAI
10 3 (0.34%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.23%) Government Security Classifications
11 2 (0.23%) ISO 20022
11 2 (0.23%) P3O
12 1 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.11%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 1 (0.11%) SEPA
System Software
1 115 (13.22%) Docker
2 48 (5.52%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.46%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.46%) Postfix
4 4 (0.46%) Snort
4 4 (0.46%) Squid
4 4 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.34%) KVM
6 1 (0.11%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.11%) vSphere
6 1 (0.11%) Xen
6 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 114 (13.10%) Kubernetes
2 52 (5.98%) Terraform
3 37 (4.25%) Ansible
4 17 (1.95%) Puppet
5 13 (1.49%) Istio
6 10 (1.15%) Argo
6 10 (1.15%) Knative
6 10 (1.15%) linkerd
6 10 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
7 9 (1.03%) Prometheus
7 9 (1.03%) SCCM
8 8 (0.92%) Single Sign-On
9 7 (0.80%) ZABBIX
10 6 (0.69%) Grafana
10 6 (0.69%) Nessus
10 6 (0.69%) Packer
11 4 (0.46%) Consul
11 4 (0.46%) Nexpose
11 4 (0.46%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 263 (30.23%) SAP
2 142 (16.32%) Microsoft
3 89 (10.23%) Google
4 20 (2.30%) Adobe
5 19 (2.18%) Cisco
5 19 (2.18%) VMware
6 15 (1.72%) Oracle
7 12 (1.38%) Dell
7 12 (1.38%) MuleSoft
7 12 (1.38%) Red Hat
8 11 (1.26%) Splunk
9 10 (1.15%) Aareon
9 10 (1.15%) Atlassian
9 10 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (1.15%) Sun
9 10 (1.15%) Sybase
10 9 (1.03%) Palo Alto
11 8 (0.92%) Dynatrace
12 6 (0.69%) Citrix
12 6 (0.69%) Talend