Period
to

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 29 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
England > London
6 months to
29 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 157 137 192
Rank change year-on-year -20 +55 -6
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 2,039 1,076 646
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.69% 2.62% 1.95%
As % of the General category 3.87% 4.23% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 867 774 509
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,000 £36,987
25th Percentile £50,875 £52,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £66,000 £70,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.71% +21.74% -4.17%
75th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £81,250
90th Percentile £101,250 £117,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -3.85%

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 52,653 25,412 20,121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 69.56% 61.80% 60.70%
Number of salaries quoted 23,876 16,791 16,069
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £110,000 £110,000
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 29 June 2022.

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 29 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +31 228 £75,000 - 60
East London -37 19 £65,000 +44.44% 24
South London -89 16 £51,500 -20.77% 9
West London -45 15 £77,500 -26.19% 23
North London -30 4 £40,250 -1.83% 3
Public Sector
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2022, 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.

1 939 (46.05%) Agile
2 819 (40.17%) Finance
3 621 (30.46%) Azure
4 509 (24.96%) Social Skills
5 507 (24.87%) AWS
6 455 (22.31%) Software Engineering
7 438 (21.48%) Python
8 433 (21.24%) DevOps
9 432 (21.19%) Java
10 424 (20.79%) JavaScript
11 382 (18.73%) CI/CD
12 368 (18.05%) Problem-Solving
13 313 (15.35%) GCP
14 308 (15.11%) Scrum
15 299 (14.66%) Manufacturing
16 290 (14.22%) Degree
17 279 (13.68%) Security Cleared
18 277 (13.59%) Microservices
18 277 (13.59%) Cybersecurity
19 273 (13.39%) Kubernetes
20 269 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
21 254 (12.46%) Coaching
22 252 (12.36%) Mentoring
23 250 (12.26%) Marketing
24 247 (12.11%) SQL
25 243 (11.92%) Programme Management
26 242 (11.87%) Analytical Skills
27 241 (11.82%) React
28 240 (11.77%) Docker
29 229 (11.23%) User Experience

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 46 (2.26%) Apache Spark
2 38 (1.86%) IIS
3 36 (1.77%) Confluence
4 33 (1.62%) OpenStack
5 24 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
6 21 (1.03%) SharePoint
7 12 (0.59%) Luigi
8 11 (0.54%) Apache
8 11 (0.54%) SAS
8 11 (0.54%) Tornado
9 9 (0.44%) CMS
9 9 (0.44%) Jupyter
10 8 (0.39%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.25%) JBoss
11 5 (0.25%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.20%) R Markdown
13 3 (0.15%) Skype for Business
14 2 (0.098%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.098%) WordPress
Applications
1 49 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (1.77%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (1.77%) Sketch
3 21 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (0.88%) InVision
5 16 (0.78%) Adobe After Effects
5 16 (0.78%) Adobe XD
6 9 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
7 7 (0.34%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.15%) Zeplin
10 2 (0.098%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.098%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.049%) Maya
Business Applications
1 15 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.39%) Carpe Diem
3 6 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.098%) SAP PSCD
5 1 (0.049%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.049%) R3 Corda
5 1 (0.049%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.049%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.049%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.049%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 621 (30.46%) Azure
2 507 (24.87%) AWS
3 313 (15.35%) GCP
4 135 (6.62%) Cloud Computing
5 120 (5.89%) GitHub
6 93 (4.56%) Microsoft 365
7 79 (3.87%) Power Platform
8 75 (3.68%) Serverless
9 74 (3.63%) SaaS
10 63 (3.09%) PaaS
11 47 (2.31%) AWS CloudFormation
12 43 (2.11%) IaaS
13 38 (1.86%) Figma
14 30 (1.47%) Azure Data Factory
14 30 (1.47%) Azure DevOps
15 27 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
15 27 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
15 27 (1.32%) npm
16 26 (1.28%) Amazon S3
16 26 (1.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (2.65%) Internet
2 36 (1.77%) Firewall
3 26 (1.28%) DNS
4 24 (1.18%) HTTP
5 21 (1.03%) VPN
6 16 (0.78%) Network Security
7 14 (0.69%) DHCP
8 13 (0.64%) SAN
9 12 (0.59%) TCP/IP
10 10 (0.49%) WAN
11 7 (0.34%) LAN
11 7 (0.34%) SSL
11 7 (0.34%) Wireless
12 5 (0.25%) VoIP
13 4 (0.20%) Unified Communications
13 4 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (0.15%) HTTPS
14 3 (0.15%) Skype
14 3 (0.15%) tcpdump
14 3 (0.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (5.10%) PostgreSQL
2 101 (4.95%) NoSQL
3 100 (4.90%) SQL Server
4 94 (4.61%) Big Data
5 77 (3.78%) Relational Database
6 75 (3.68%) MySQL
7 69 (3.38%) Power BI
8 67 (3.29%) MongoDB
9 65 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
10 59 (2.89%) Elasticsearch
11 55 (2.70%) Tableau
12 45 (2.21%) Amazon RDS
12 45 (2.21%) Data Lake
13 41 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
14 33 (1.62%) DynamoDB
15 32 (1.57%) RDBMS
16 22 (1.08%) Redis
17 21 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
17 21 (1.03%) Couchbase
18 20 (0.98%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 168 (8.24%) Jenkins
2 167 (8.19%) Git (software)
3 60 (2.94%) Gradle
4 59 (2.89%) Selenium
5 56 (2.75%) JIRA
5 56 (2.75%) webpack
6 54 (2.65%) Protractor
7 53 (2.60%) REST Assured
8 44 (2.16%) Cucumber
9 43 (2.11%) Cypress.io
10 42 (2.06%) GitLab
11 37 (1.81%) JUnit
11 37 (1.81%) TestNG
12 35 (1.72%) WebDriver
13 33 (1.62%) JMeter
14 32 (1.57%) Gatling
14 32 (1.57%) Mocha
15 28 (1.37%) Mercurial
16 27 (1.32%) Maven
17 23 (1.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 819 (40.17%) Finance
2 509 (24.96%) Social Skills
3 299 (14.66%) Manufacturing
4 250 (12.26%) Marketing
5 242 (11.87%) Analytical Skills
6 224 (10.99%) Telecoms
7 199 (9.76%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 198 (9.71%) Retail
9 184 (9.02%) Electronics
10 151 (7.41%) Local Government
11 117 (5.74%) Legal
12 92 (4.51%) Banking
13 84 (4.12%) Law
14 71 (3.48%) Presentation Skills
15 70 (3.43%) Influencing Skills
16 51 (2.50%) Games
16 51 (2.50%) Organisational Skills
17 38 (1.86%) Aerospace
18 25 (1.23%) Esports
19 20 (0.98%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 426 (20.89%) Developer
2 187 (9.17%) Software Engineer
3 175 (8.58%) Consultant
4 154 (7.55%) Architect
5 152 (7.45%) Analyst
6 149 (7.31%) Senior Developer
7 137 (6.72%) DevOps Engineer
8 97 (4.76%) Graduate
9 86 (4.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 71 (3.48%) Full Stack Developer
11 69 (3.38%) Java Developer
12 68 (3.33%) Tester
13 64 (3.14%) Security Consultant
14 63 (3.09%) Project Manager
15 61 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
16 57 (2.80%) .NET Developer
17 54 (2.65%) Automation Tester
18 53 (2.60%) Senior DevOps
18 53 (2.60%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 53 (2.60%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (11.82%) React
2 224 (10.99%) .NET
3 203 (9.96%) AngularJS
4 182 (8.93%) HTML
5 179 (8.78%) CSS
6 147 (7.21%) Node.js
7 130 (6.38%) RESTful
8 126 (6.18%) REST
9 122 (5.98%) HTML5
10 98 (4.81%) Redux
11 88 (4.32%) Spring
12 85 (4.17%) .NET Core
13 80 (3.92%) Express
14 74 (3.63%) Spring Boot
15 71 (3.48%) CSS3
16 64 (3.14%) Sass
17 60 (2.94%) Web Services
18 56 (2.75%) Kafka
19 47 (2.31%) Jest
20 46 (2.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 229 (11.23%) User Experience
2 149 (7.31%) Self-Motivation
3 114 (5.59%) Management Information System
4 90 (4.41%) Public Cloud
5 89 (4.36%) Cloud Native
6 78 (3.83%) Blog
7 72 (3.53%) Data Centre
8 66 (3.24%) Data Structures
9 60 (2.94%) IoT
10 58 (2.84%) Cyberattack
11 57 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
12 52 (2.55%) Cyberthreat
13 46 (2.26%) NHS
14 45 (2.21%) Blockchain
15 44 (2.16%) Cybercrime
15 44 (2.16%) iPhone
16 40 (1.96%) Cyber Defence
17 38 (1.86%) Algorithms
18 31 (1.52%) Legacy Systems
19 28 (1.37%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 167 (8.19%) Linux
2 120 (5.89%) Windows
3 55 (2.70%) Windows Server
4 53 (2.60%) Unix
5 27 (1.32%) Android
6 23 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (0.49%) Windows 10
8 7 (0.34%) Windows Server 2016
8 7 (0.34%) Windows Server 2019
9 6 (0.29%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.25%) CentOS
10 5 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.15%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.098%) Solaris
12 2 (0.098%) VMS
13 1 (0.049%) AIX
13 1 (0.049%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.049%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.049%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 939 (46.05%) Agile
2 455 (22.31%) Software Engineering
3 433 (21.24%) DevOps
4 382 (18.73%) CI/CD
5 368 (18.05%) Problem-Solving
6 308 (15.11%) Scrum
7 277 (13.59%) Cybersecurity
7 277 (13.59%) Microservices
8 269 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
9 254 (12.46%) Coaching
10 252 (12.36%) Mentoring
11 243 (11.92%) Programme Management
12 224 (10.99%) Test Automation
13 215 (10.54%) Project Management
14 204 (10.00%) Analytics
15 203 (9.96%) Open Source
15 203 (9.96%) Stakeholder Management
16 194 (9.51%) TDD
17 192 (9.42%) Infrastructure as Code
18 184 (9.02%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 438 (21.48%) Python
2 432 (21.19%) Java
3 424 (20.79%) JavaScript
4 247 (12.11%) SQL
5 220 (10.79%) TypeScript
6 219 (10.74%) C#
7 128 (6.28%) Ruby
8 65 (3.19%) Go
9 63 (3.09%) ES6
10 57 (2.80%) C++
11 42 (2.06%) PowerShell
12 33 (1.62%) C
12 33 (1.62%) R
13 31 (1.52%) Bash
14 28 (1.37%) Scala
15 25 (1.23%) ES7
15 25 (1.23%) PHP
15 25 (1.23%) T-SQL
16 23 (1.13%) Groovy
17 19 (0.93%) Perl
Qualifications
1 290 (14.22%) Degree
2 279 (13.68%) Security Cleared
3 165 (8.09%) SC Cleared
4 79 (3.87%) Computer Science Degree
5 38 (1.86%) CISA
6 36 (1.77%) Master's Degree
7 27 (1.32%) AWS Certification
8 25 (1.23%) CISSP
8 25 (1.23%) DV Cleared
9 24 (1.18%) DBS Check
9 24 (1.18%) PMI Certification
10 23 (1.13%) ICAEW
10 23 (1.13%) ISACA
10 23 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
11 18 (0.88%) ISTQB
12 14 (0.69%) CISM
12 14 (0.69%) TOGAF Certification
13 10 (0.49%) ACCA
13 10 (0.49%) CIMA
13 10 (0.49%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (7.06%) QA
2 57 (2.80%) Accessibility
3 45 (2.21%) GDPR
4 29 (1.42%) PMO
5 27 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 24 (1.18%) GRC
7 21 (1.03%) Data Quality
8 15 (0.74%) NCSC
9 13 (0.64%) WCAG
10 12 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
11 11 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 11 (0.54%) SLA
12 10 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 9 (0.44%) NIST
14 8 (0.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 7 (0.34%) PSD2
16 6 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
17 5 (0.25%) GMP
18 4 (0.20%) COBIT
19 3 (0.15%) WAI
System Software
1 240 (11.77%) Docker
2 70 (3.43%) Active Directory
3 29 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
5 19 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (0.78%) zsh
7 13 (0.64%) Hyper-V
8 12 (0.59%) VMware NSX
9 8 (0.39%) HDFS
10 5 (0.25%) BitLocker
10 5 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.098%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.049%) ACF2
12 1 (0.049%) Firmware
12 1 (0.049%) NFS
12 1 (0.049%) OpenDJ
12 1 (0.049%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.049%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 273 (13.39%) Kubernetes
2 169 (8.29%) Ansible
3 166 (8.14%) Terraform
4 92 (4.51%) Puppet
5 71 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
6 37 (1.81%) Prometheus
7 30 (1.47%) Packer
8 18 (0.88%) Salt
9 11 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
10 10 (0.49%) Grafana
11 8 (0.39%) SCCM
12 7 (0.34%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 7 (0.34%) Graphite
13 6 (0.29%) CASB
13 6 (0.29%) Consul
13 6 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
14 5 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
15 4 (0.20%) Nagios
16 2 (0.098%) BMC PATROL
16 2 (0.098%) Opsview
Vendors
1 207 (10.15%) Microsoft
2 201 (9.86%) SAP
3 118 (5.79%) Google
4 99 (4.86%) Civica
5 43 (2.11%) CyberArk
6 40 (1.96%) Oracle
7 39 (1.91%) Palantir
8 38 (1.86%) Foundry
9 36 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
10 35 (1.72%) SaltStack
11 30 (1.47%) NEC
11 30 (1.47%) VMware
12 24 (1.18%) Adobe
13 21 (1.03%) Databricks
14 20 (0.98%) Splunk
15 19 (0.93%) Atlassian
15 19 (0.93%) Dynatrace
16 17 (0.83%) HP
16 17 (0.83%) Northgate
17 16 (0.78%) Perforce