Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
England > London
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 148 201 169
Rank change year-on-year +53 -32 +4
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 550 925 1,337
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.31% 1.82% 2.12%
As % of the General category 4.92% 3.72% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 502 834 1,032
Median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,200
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -0.33% +0.33%
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £35,800
90th Percentile £93,750 £97,500 £92,375
England median annual salary £52,500 £53,484 £52,500
% change year-on-year -1.84% +1.87% +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 11,170 24,837 31,078
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 46.84% 48.77% 49.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9,239 19,741 24,867
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £35,500
90th Percentile £111,250 £110,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +75 98 £70,000 -3.45% 38
South London +56 37 £67,500 +1.89% 7
West London +85 29 £36,500 -36.52% 12
East London +14 7 £75,000 +41.45% 15
North London +25 1 £42,500 -35.85% 1
Public Sector
England

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 London region with a requirement for Public Sector.

1 233 (42.36%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (36.00%) Finance
3 167 (30.36%) Manufacturing
4 161 (29.27%) DevOps
5 148 (26.91%) Business Intelligence
6 145 (26.36%) Azure
7 144 (26.18%) Marketing
8 142 (25.82%) AWS
9 133 (24.18%) SAP
10 131 (23.82%) Telecoms
10 131 (23.82%) Programme Management
11 128 (23.27%) Electronics
11 128 (23.27%) Digital Marketing
12 109 (19.82%) JavaScript
13 103 (18.73%) Microsoft
13 103 (18.73%) Security Cleared
14 88 (16.00%) SC Cleared
15 85 (15.45%) Python
16 81 (14.73%) Java
17 80 (14.55%) Git (software)
18 78 (14.18%) Scrum
19 75 (13.64%) SQL
20 67 (12.18%) Degree
21 65 (11.82%) HTML
22 64 (11.64%) Kubernetes
23 63 (11.45%) Continuous Integration
24 62 (11.27%) Open Source
25 60 (10.91%) CSS
25 60 (10.91%) Docker
26 59 (10.73%) Microservices

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 20 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.18%) Confluence
3 7 (1.27%) Skype for Business
4 6 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (1.09%) OpenStack
5 5 (0.91%) CMS
5 5 (0.91%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.73%) Drupal
7 3 (0.55%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.18%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.18%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.18%) Camunda
9 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (4.73%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.55%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.36%) Sketch
6 1 (0.18%) InVision
6 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.91%) SAP PSCD
2 4 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.73%) SAP FI
2 4 (0.73%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (0.18%) Primavera
3 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 145 (26.36%) Azure
2 142 (25.82%) AWS
3 56 (10.18%) GCP
4 43 (7.82%) Serverless
5 31 (5.64%) Office 365
6 28 (5.09%) AWS Lambda
7 27 (4.91%) Power Platform
8 25 (4.55%) SaaS
9 24 (4.36%) Azure Functions
10 22 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
10 22 (4.00%) PaaS
11 20 (3.64%) Amazon EKS
11 20 (3.64%) Firebase
12 18 (3.27%) Amazon EC2
12 18 (3.27%) GitHub
13 15 (2.73%) IaaS
14 13 (2.36%) Amazon SQS
15 10 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
16 9 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
16 9 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.27%) Firewall
2 14 (2.55%) Internet
3 8 (1.45%) LAN
3 8 (1.45%) Skype
3 8 (1.45%) WAN
4 6 (1.09%) DNS
5 5 (0.91%) Network Security
5 5 (0.91%) VLAN
6 4 (0.73%) SAN
7 3 (0.55%) BGP
7 3 (0.55%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (0.55%) HTTP
7 3 (0.55%) OSPF
8 2 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.36%) EIGRP
8 2 (0.36%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.36%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (0.18%) IPv6
9 1 (0.18%) MPLS
9 1 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (6.91%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.36%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (4.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (3.45%) Power BI
6 16 (2.91%) Big Data
7 14 (2.55%) MySQL
7 14 (2.55%) Relational Database
8 13 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (2.18%) NoSQL
9 12 (2.18%) Tableau
10 11 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
10 11 (2.00%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (1.09%) Cosmos DB
11 6 (1.09%) Pentaho
11 6 (1.09%) Qlik Sense
12 5 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (0.91%) Redis
13 4 (0.73%) Looker
Development Applications
1 80 (14.55%) Git (software)
2 49 (8.91%) Jenkins
3 28 (5.09%) Maven
4 25 (4.55%) JIRA
5 24 (4.36%) GitLab
6 18 (3.27%) JUnit
7 17 (3.09%) Mockito
8 15 (2.73%) SonarQube
9 11 (2.00%) DbUnit
9 11 (2.00%) jMock
10 10 (1.82%) Selenium
11 9 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (0.91%) Mocha
13 4 (0.73%) Cypress.io
13 4 (0.73%) Gatling
13 4 (0.73%) JMeter
13 4 (0.73%) TestCafe
13 4 (0.73%) WebDriver
14 3 (0.55%) CircleCI
14 3 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 198 (36.00%) Finance
2 167 (30.36%) Manufacturing
3 144 (26.18%) Marketing
4 131 (23.82%) Telecoms
5 128 (23.27%) Electronics
6 54 (9.82%) Retail
7 46 (8.36%) Banking
8 29 (5.27%) Automotive
9 11 (2.00%) Legal
10 9 (1.64%) Local Government
11 8 (1.45%) Police
12 7 (1.27%) Games
13 5 (0.91%) Billing
13 5 (0.91%) Law
14 3 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.36%) Advertising
15 2 (0.36%) German Language
15 2 (0.36%) Housing Association
15 2 (0.36%) Publishing
15 2 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 147 (26.73%) Developer
2 54 (9.82%) Architect
3 40 (7.27%) Consultant
4 39 (7.09%) Full Stack Developer
5 35 (6.36%) DevOps Engineer
6 34 (6.18%) Java Developer
7 31 (5.64%) Analyst
8 23 (4.18%) AWS DevOps
8 23 (4.18%) Technical Manager
9 22 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
10 21 (3.82%) Senior Developer
10 21 (3.82%) Solutions Architect
11 20 (3.64%) Software Engineer
12 17 (3.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 17 (3.09%) SQL Developer
12 17 (3.09%) SSRS Developer
12 17 (3.09%) T-SQL Developer
13 16 (2.91%) Applications Developer
13 16 (2.91%) AWS Engineer
14 15 (2.73%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (11.82%) HTML
2 60 (10.91%) CSS
3 50 (9.09%) .NET
4 48 (8.73%) Node.js
5 46 (8.36%) AngularJS
6 45 (8.18%) Web Services
7 40 (7.27%) React
8 35 (6.36%) HTML5
9 33 (6.00%) Spring
10 28 (5.09%) CSS3
11 25 (4.55%) REST
12 20 (3.64%) AWS Amplify
12 20 (3.64%) Ember.js
12 20 (3.64%) RESTful
12 20 (3.64%) Serverless Framework
13 19 (3.45%) XML
14 17 (3.09%) PowerMock
15 15 (2.73%) Elastic Stack
16 14 (2.55%) .NET Framework
16 14 (2.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (6.73%) Cloud Native
3 28 (5.09%) Mobile App
4 23 (4.18%) User Experience
5 21 (3.82%) Data Centre
6 19 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
7 11 (2.00%) Blog
7 11 (2.00%) Public Cloud
7 11 (2.00%) Virtual Team
8 10 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (1.64%) NHS
10 8 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (1.45%) Video\Live Streaming
11 6 (1.09%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.09%) Media Streaming
12 4 (0.73%) Clustering
12 4 (0.73%) e-Learning
12 4 (0.73%) Over-the-Top Content
12 4 (0.73%) Robotics
12 4 (0.73%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 56 (10.18%) Linux
2 31 (5.64%) Windows
3 12 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (2.00%) CentOS
5 8 (1.45%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.27%) Windows 10
7 6 (1.09%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.73%) Unix
9 3 (0.55%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.18%) Android
11 1 (0.18%) Debian
11 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (42.36%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (29.27%) DevOps
3 148 (26.91%) Business Intelligence
4 131 (23.82%) Programme Management
5 128 (23.27%) Digital Marketing
6 78 (14.18%) Scrum
7 63 (11.45%) Continuous Integration
8 62 (11.27%) Open Source
9 59 (10.73%) Microservices
10 49 (8.91%) Analytics
10 49 (8.91%) Software Engineering
11 45 (8.18%) BDD
12 44 (8.00%) OO
13 41 (7.45%) Presales
14 40 (7.27%) Kanban
14 40 (7.27%) Problem-Solving
15 37 (6.73%) Cybersecurity
16 36 (6.55%) Mentoring
16 36 (6.55%) Project Management
17 34 (6.18%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 109 (19.82%) JavaScript
2 85 (15.45%) Python
3 81 (14.73%) Java
4 75 (13.64%) SQL
5 38 (6.91%) C#
6 23 (4.18%) T-SQL
7 21 (3.82%) C++
7 21 (3.82%) PowerShell
8 18 (3.27%) C
9 17 (3.09%) Ruby
10 16 (2.91%) Java 8
11 15 (2.73%) Bash Shell
12 13 (2.36%) Go
13 9 (1.64%) Rust
14 8 (1.45%) TypeScript
15 6 (1.09%) PHP
16 5 (0.91%) R
16 5 (0.91%) Scala
17 4 (0.73%) Apex Code
17 4 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 103 (18.73%) Security Cleared
2 88 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 67 (12.18%) Degree
4 19 (3.45%) DV Cleared
5 13 (2.36%) AWS Certification
5 13 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (2.36%) SANS
6 11 (2.00%) CISSP
7 10 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.45%) CISM
8 8 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (1.27%) CCNP
9 7 (1.27%) MCSA
10 5 (0.91%) CESG Certified Professional
11 3 (0.55%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.55%) MCSE
12 2 (0.36%) CCIE
12 2 (0.36%) CCNA
12 2 (0.36%) CEH
12 2 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.00%) QA
2 5 (0.91%) GDPR
2 5 (0.91%) PMO
3 4 (0.73%) NIST
3 4 (0.73%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.55%) P3O
4 3 (0.55%) SEPA
5 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.36%) NCSC
5 2 (0.36%) PSD2
6 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.18%) SAS 70
System Software
1 60 (10.91%) Docker
2 36 (6.55%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.64%) Postfix
5 3 (0.55%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.55%) KVM
6 2 (0.36%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.36%) vSphere
7 1 (0.18%) HDFS
7 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 64 (11.64%) Kubernetes
2 40 (7.27%) Terraform
3 30 (5.45%) Ansible
4 25 (4.55%) Puppet
5 13 (2.36%) Grafana
5 13 (2.36%) Prometheus
6 12 (2.18%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (1.64%) Graphite
8 8 (1.45%) QRadar
9 5 (0.91%) SCCM
10 4 (0.73%) Istio
10 4 (0.73%) Jamf Pro
10 4 (0.73%) Packer
10 4 (0.73%) SmoothWall
11 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
12 2 (0.36%) Consul
12 2 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.36%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.36%) SCOM
12 2 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 133 (24.18%) SAP
2 103 (18.73%) Microsoft
3 44 (8.00%) Google
4 23 (4.18%) Cisco
4 23 (4.18%) VMware
5 14 (2.55%) Splunk
6 13 (2.36%) Oracle
7 10 (1.82%) Palo Alto
8 9 (1.64%) CyberArk
8 9 (1.64%) Databricks
9 8 (1.45%) ArcSight
9 8 (1.45%) BeyondTrust
9 8 (1.45%) Bomgar
9 8 (1.45%) Citrix
9 8 (1.45%) Dell
9 8 (1.45%) IBM
9 8 (1.45%) LogRhythm
9 8 (1.45%) MuleSoft
9 8 (1.45%) NetWitness
9 8 (1.45%) Thycotic