Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
England > London
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 181 165 198
Rank change year-on-year -16 +33 -14
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 1,063 403 1,025
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.12% 2.08% 1.87%
As % of the General category 3.40% 3.57% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 673 311 822
10th Percentile £40,100 £36,250 £33,775
25th Percentile £52,500 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £60,000 £62,425
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.88% +3.05%
75th Percentile £87,500 £78,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £88,750 £100,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%

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 31,285 11,290 33,503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 62.52% 58.35% 61.24%
Number of salaries quoted 19,466 9,412 26,509
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £34,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £89,531 £83,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £115,000 £101,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £53,638
% change year-on-year - +7.20% +3.15%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -7 126 £66,250 +8.16% 75
South London +1 60 £75,000 +11.11% 8
West London -94 15 £85,000 +126.67% 24
North London - 2 £41,000 - 3
Public Sector
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 446 (41.96%) Finance
2 428 (40.26%) Agile Software Development
3 300 (28.22%) AWS
4 294 (27.66%) Social Skills
5 274 (25.78%) Azure
6 247 (23.24%) Marketing
7 245 (23.05%) Manufacturing
8 240 (22.58%) Security Cleared
9 231 (21.73%) DevOps
10 230 (21.64%) Business Intelligence
11 214 (20.13%) Telecoms
12 205 (19.29%) SAP
13 200 (18.81%) Programme Management
14 194 (18.25%) Electronics
14 194 (18.25%) Digital Marketing
15 192 (18.06%) SC Cleared
16 182 (17.12%) Scrum
17 178 (16.75%) Java
18 175 (16.46%) Python
19 174 (16.37%) Kubernetes
20 159 (14.96%) JavaScript
21 154 (14.49%) Software Engineering
22 145 (13.64%) Docker
23 139 (13.08%) Microsoft
24 137 (12.89%) Degree
25 134 (12.61%) GCP
26 129 (12.14%) Microservices
26 129 (12.14%) Cybersecurity
27 122 (11.48%) Open Source
28 116 (10.91%) React

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 29 (2.73%) Confluence
1 29 (2.73%) SharePoint
2 16 (1.51%) Cloud Foundry
3 15 (1.41%) Apache Spark
4 14 (1.32%) SAS
5 9 (0.85%) CMS
6 7 (0.66%) IIS
7 5 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.47%) Ethereum
7 5 (0.47%) Hyperledger
7 5 (0.47%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.38%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.28%) Apache
9 3 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.28%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 3 (0.28%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.19%) nginx
10 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.094%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 22 (2.07%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.47%) InVision
5 5 (0.47%) Sketch
6 2 (0.19%) Figma
7 1 (0.094%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.094%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.094%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.094%) Marvel
7 1 (0.094%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 21 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.75%) Oracle ERP
3 7 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.47%) Distributed Ledger
4 5 (0.47%) R3 Corda
5 4 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.28%) Hyperion Planning
6 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.094%) Elite 3E
7 1 (0.094%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.094%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.094%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.094%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.094%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.094%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.094%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.094%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 300 (28.22%) AWS
2 274 (25.78%) Azure
3 134 (12.61%) GCP
4 72 (6.77%) Serverless
5 56 (5.27%) Microsoft 365
6 50 (4.70%) SaaS
7 45 (4.23%) PaaS
8 36 (3.39%) Power Platform
9 35 (3.29%) AWS Lambda
10 31 (2.92%) IaaS
11 30 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
12 29 (2.73%) Amazon SQS
13 28 (2.63%) Dynamics 365
14 26 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
14 26 (2.45%) GitHub
15 24 (2.26%) AWS CloudFormation
16 22 (2.07%) Amazon S3
17 20 (1.88%) Amazon ECS
18 19 (1.79%) Azure Cosmos DB
19 18 (1.69%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.07%) Firewall
2 20 (1.88%) Internet
3 15 (1.41%) Wireless
4 12 (1.13%) HTTP
4 12 (1.13%) Network Security
4 12 (1.13%) WPA
5 9 (0.85%) SMS
5 9 (0.85%) SSH
6 8 (0.75%) VPN
7 7 (0.66%) LAN
8 6 (0.56%) BGP
8 6 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (0.56%) OSPF
9 5 (0.47%) DHCP
9 5 (0.47%) DNS
9 5 (0.47%) EIGRP
9 5 (0.47%) Multicast
9 5 (0.47%) WAN
9 5 (0.47%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (6.59%) PostgreSQL
2 52 (4.89%) Big Data
3 42 (3.95%) NoSQL
4 36 (3.39%) Amazon RDS
5 34 (3.20%) SQL Server
6 33 (3.10%) MongoDB
7 32 (3.01%) Relational Database
8 30 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (2.26%) Power BI
10 23 (2.16%) MySQL
11 18 (1.69%) Metadata
12 16 (1.51%) Couchbase
13 13 (1.22%) Redis
14 12 (1.13%) RDBMS
15 11 (1.03%) Amazon Redshift
15 11 (1.03%) Apache Hive
15 11 (1.03%) Hadoop
15 11 (1.03%) Impala
15 11 (1.03%) Oracle Database
15 11 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 95 (8.94%) Git (software)
2 74 (6.96%) Jenkins
3 56 (5.27%) JIRA
4 37 (3.48%) Maven
5 31 (2.92%) GitLab
5 31 (2.92%) JUnit
6 25 (2.35%) Cucumber
7 18 (1.69%) Selenium
8 14 (1.32%) Visual Studio
9 13 (1.22%) SonarQube
10 11 (1.03%) Mockito
11 10 (0.94%) Cypress.io
11 10 (0.94%) git-flow
11 10 (0.94%) Oracle APEX
12 9 (0.85%) Bazaar
12 9 (0.85%) DbUnit
12 9 (0.85%) JMeter
12 9 (0.85%) jMock
13 7 (0.66%) Balsamiq
13 7 (0.66%) webpack
General
1 446 (41.96%) Finance
2 294 (27.66%) Social Skills
3 247 (23.24%) Marketing
4 245 (23.05%) Manufacturing
5 214 (20.13%) Telecoms
6 194 (18.25%) Electronics
7 95 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
8 89 (8.37%) Retail
9 47 (4.42%) Presentation Skills
10 46 (4.33%) Law
11 33 (3.10%) Organisational Skills
12 32 (3.01%) Banking
13 31 (2.92%) Legal
14 29 (2.73%) Local Government
15 26 (2.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 24 (2.26%) Pharmaceutical
17 15 (1.41%) Public Speaking
18 14 (1.32%) Games
19 12 (1.13%) Automotive
20 9 (0.85%) Police
Job Titles
1 199 (18.72%) Developer
2 115 (10.82%) Consultant
3 109 (10.25%) Architect
4 78 (7.34%) Analyst
5 60 (5.64%) DevOps Engineer
5 60 (5.64%) Java Developer
6 57 (5.36%) Senior Developer
6 57 (5.36%) Software Engineer
7 45 (4.23%) Project Manager
8 39 (3.67%) Solutions Architect
9 32 (3.01%) Business Analyst
10 31 (2.92%) IT Manager
11 28 (2.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 27 (2.54%) Full Stack Developer
13 25 (2.35%) Azure Consultant
13 25 (2.35%) Cloud Architect
13 25 (2.35%) Designer
13 25 (2.35%) Senior Software Engineer
14 24 (2.26%) Cloud Engineer
14 24 (2.26%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (10.91%) React
2 86 (8.09%) Web Services
3 85 (8.00%) CSS
4 73 (6.87%) Spring
5 68 (6.40%) AngularJS
6 65 (6.11%) HTML
7 61 (5.74%) Node.js
8 57 (5.36%) .NET
9 48 (4.52%) Spring Boot
10 46 (4.33%) RESTful
11 42 (3.95%) REST
12 32 (3.01%) Kafka
13 27 (2.54%) .NET Core
14 26 (2.45%) HTML5
14 26 (2.45%) Ruby on Rails
15 25 (2.35%) SOAP
16 24 (2.26%) scikit-learn
16 24 (2.26%) XML
17 22 (2.07%) TensorFlow
18 19 (1.79%) PyTorch
Miscellaneous
1 66 (6.21%) NHS
2 60 (5.64%) User Experience
3 47 (4.42%) Blog
3 47 (4.42%) Management Information System
4 43 (4.05%) Cloud Native
5 37 (3.48%) Algorithms
6 33 (3.10%) Mobile App
6 33 (3.10%) Self-Motivation
7 30 (2.82%) Legacy Systems
8 29 (2.73%) Life Science
9 28 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
10 23 (2.16%) Public Cloud
11 22 (2.07%) Greenfield Project
12 15 (1.41%) Cyberthreat
12 15 (1.41%) Social Media
12 15 (1.41%) Virtual Team
13 13 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
14 12 (1.13%) BBC
14 12 (1.13%) Video\Live Streaming
15 11 (1.03%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 54 (5.08%) Linux
2 43 (4.05%) Windows
3 32 (3.01%) Unix
4 13 (1.22%) Windows Server
5 8 (0.75%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.66%) Windows 10
7 6 (0.56%) Android
8 5 (0.47%) Kali Linux
8 5 (0.47%) VMS
9 4 (0.38%) watchOS
10 3 (0.28%) CentOS
10 3 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.094%) Alpine Linux
12 1 (0.094%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.094%) tvOS
12 1 (0.094%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.094%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 428 (40.26%) Agile Software Development
2 231 (21.73%) DevOps
3 230 (21.64%) Business Intelligence
4 200 (18.81%) Programme Management
5 194 (18.25%) Digital Marketing
6 182 (17.12%) Scrum
7 154 (14.49%) Software Engineering
8 129 (12.14%) Cybersecurity
8 129 (12.14%) Microservices
9 122 (11.48%) Open Source
10 108 (10.16%) Mentoring
11 104 (9.78%) Problem-Solving
11 104 (9.78%) Project Management
12 103 (9.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 92 (8.65%) TDD
14 90 (8.47%) Test Automation
15 89 (8.37%) Analytics
15 89 (8.37%) Coaching
15 89 (8.37%) Project Delivery
16 78 (7.34%) Full Stack Development
Programming Languages
1 178 (16.75%) Java
2 175 (16.46%) Python
3 159 (14.96%) JavaScript
4 101 (9.50%) SQL
5 66 (6.21%) C#
6 56 (5.27%) Ruby
7 53 (4.99%) PowerShell
8 50 (4.70%) Go
9 41 (3.86%) C
10 39 (3.67%) Bash Shell
11 37 (3.48%) TypeScript
12 25 (2.35%) T-SQL
13 22 (2.07%) ES6
13 22 (2.07%) R
14 21 (1.98%) Scala
15 18 (1.69%) C++
16 17 (1.60%) MATLAB
17 16 (1.51%) PL/SQL
18 12 (1.13%) Shell Script
19 10 (0.94%) HiveQL
Qualifications
1 240 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 192 (18.06%) SC Cleared
3 137 (12.89%) Degree
4 43 (4.05%) Master's Degree
5 17 (1.60%) CISSP
5 17 (1.60%) DV Cleared
6 15 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
7 13 (1.22%) PhD
8 11 (1.03%) CISA
8 11 (1.03%) CISM
9 10 (0.94%) MBA
10 8 (0.75%) AWS Certification
11 7 (0.66%) A+ Certification
11 7 (0.66%) APMP
11 7 (0.66%) CCNA
12 6 (0.56%) CCNP
13 5 (0.47%) DBS Check
13 5 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.61%) QA
2 34 (3.20%) GDPR
3 33 (3.10%) NIST
4 26 (2.45%) Accessibility
5 25 (2.35%) GRC
6 23 (2.16%) Data Quality
7 19 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 15 (1.41%) NCSC
9 8 (0.75%) PMO
10 7 (0.66%) SLA
11 6 (0.56%) COBIT
12 5 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
12 5 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 5 (0.47%) RMADS
13 3 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 3 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 3 (0.28%) PCI DSS
14 2 (0.19%) ISO 14001
14 2 (0.19%) ISO 31000
14 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 145 (13.64%) Docker
2 47 (4.42%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.13%) Postfix
4 10 (0.94%) HDFS
5 8 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.56%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (0.47%) Snort
7 5 (0.47%) Squid
8 4 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.19%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.094%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.094%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 174 (16.37%) Kubernetes
2 85 (8.00%) Terraform
3 66 (6.21%) Ansible
4 35 (3.29%) Puppet
5 13 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
7 8 (0.75%) Prometheus
8 6 (0.56%) Nessus
8 6 (0.56%) SCCM
9 5 (0.47%) Nexpose
9 5 (0.47%) Packer
9 5 (0.47%) Suricata
10 4 (0.38%) Grafana
11 3 (0.28%) CASB
11 3 (0.28%) Consul
11 3 (0.28%) SCOM
12 2 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.19%) Graphite
12 2 (0.19%) Sysdig
12 2 (0.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 205 (19.29%) SAP
2 139 (13.08%) Microsoft
3 77 (7.24%) Google
4 64 (6.02%) Oracle
5 22 (2.07%) Cisco
6 18 (1.69%) VMware
7 16 (1.51%) Informatica
8 15 (1.41%) ServiceNow
9 13 (1.22%) CyberArk
9 13 (1.22%) Palo Alto
10 12 (1.13%) ForgeRock
10 12 (1.13%) Talend
11 10 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (0.85%) Cadence
12 9 (0.85%) IBM
12 9 (0.85%) Remedy
13 8 (0.75%) Adobe
13 8 (0.75%) CheckPoint
13 8 (0.75%) Qualys
14 7 (0.66%) Atlassian