Period
to 25 July 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 25 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
England > London
6 months to
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 141 182 184
Rank change year-on-year +41 +2 +16
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 1,113 554 1,139
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.48% 1.88% 1.98%
As % of the General category 4.02% 3.12% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 774 431 896
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,171 £34,332
25th Percentile £53,750 £46,250 £44,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £56,645 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +23.58% -5.59% +4.35%
75th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £117,500 £100,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -3.85% +9.47%

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 27,682 17,764 35,602
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 61.79% 60.43% 61.94%
Number of salaries quoted 17,577 14,257 28,374
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,650 £34,292
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £46,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,412 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.77% +5.55% +5.00%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +32 122 £75,000 +32.71% 74
South London +7 57 £65,000 +6.12% 4
West London -32 12 £105,000 +121.05% 28
East London -6 5 £45,000 -34.01% 13
North London +14 2 £41,000 -23.36% 2
Public Sector
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 498 (44.74%) Finance
2 430 (38.63%) Agile Software Development
3 344 (30.91%) Manufacturing
4 331 (29.74%) Marketing
5 329 (29.56%) AWS
6 313 (28.12%) Business Intelligence
7 290 (26.06%) Programme Management
8 289 (25.97%) Telecoms
9 288 (25.88%) SAP
10 287 (25.79%) Azure
10 287 (25.79%) DevOps
11 285 (25.61%) Digital Marketing
11 285 (25.61%) Electronics
12 241 (21.65%) Social Skills
13 226 (20.31%) Python
14 225 (20.22%) Security Cleared
15 192 (17.25%) Degree
16 188 (16.89%) Java
17 184 (16.53%) Scrum
18 181 (16.26%) SC Cleared
19 180 (16.17%) JavaScript
20 171 (15.36%) Kubernetes
21 158 (14.20%) GCP
22 154 (13.84%) Microsoft
23 153 (13.75%) Docker
24 150 (13.48%) Software Engineering
25 136 (12.22%) Microservices
26 132 (11.86%) Cybersecurity
26 132 (11.86%) React
27 131 (11.77%) Git (software)

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 31 (2.79%) Confluence
2 25 (2.25%) Cloud Foundry
3 24 (2.16%) SharePoint
4 7 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (0.45%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.36%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.36%) Drupal
6 4 (0.36%) IIS
6 4 (0.36%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.36%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.27%) Apache
7 3 (0.27%) CMS
7 3 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.27%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 3 (0.27%) Red Hat Fuse
7 3 (0.27%) SAS
8 2 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.090%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 16 (1.44%) Microsoft Office
1 16 (1.44%) Sketch
2 12 (1.08%) InVision
3 7 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.36%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.36%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.18%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.18%) Figma
6 2 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.090%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.090%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 15 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.27%) Hyperion Planning
3 3 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.090%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.090%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.090%) SAP FI-CA
5 1 (0.090%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 329 (29.56%) AWS
2 287 (25.79%) Azure
3 158 (14.20%) GCP
4 102 (9.16%) Serverless
5 77 (6.92%) PaaS
6 76 (6.83%) AWS Lambda
7 62 (5.57%) Microsoft 365
8 57 (5.12%) AWS CloudFormation
9 47 (4.22%) SaaS
10 42 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
11 41 (3.68%) IaaS
12 40 (3.59%) Amazon SQS
13 36 (3.23%) Power Platform
14 33 (2.96%) Amazon S3
14 33 (2.96%) Heroku
15 31 (2.79%) Amazon ECS
16 30 (2.70%) Amazon EKS
16 30 (2.70%) Azure Functions
17 28 (2.52%) Dynamics 365
18 27 (2.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.34%) Firewall
1 26 (2.34%) Internet
2 17 (1.53%) Network Security
3 16 (1.44%) HTTP
4 9 (0.81%) BGP
4 9 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (0.81%) OSPF
4 9 (0.81%) SSH
4 9 (0.81%) VPN
5 8 (0.72%) EIGRP
5 8 (0.72%) Intranet
5 8 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (0.72%) Multicast
6 7 (0.63%) Wireshark
7 6 (0.54%) SMS
7 6 (0.54%) Wireless
8 5 (0.45%) Unified Communications
9 4 (0.36%) LAN
9 4 (0.36%) Skype
10 3 (0.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (6.65%) PostgreSQL
2 37 (3.32%) Amazon RDS
3 36 (3.23%) NoSQL
4 33 (2.96%) SQL Server
5 27 (2.43%) MongoDB
6 25 (2.25%) Big Data
6 25 (2.25%) Relational Database
7 19 (1.71%) Power BI
8 16 (1.44%) MySQL
9 15 (1.35%) Couchbase
9 15 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (1.35%) Redis
10 13 (1.17%) Metadata
10 13 (1.17%) RDBMS
11 11 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.45%) SQL Server 2016
14 4 (0.36%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.36%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 131 (11.77%) Git (software)
2 103 (9.25%) Jenkins
3 59 (5.30%) JIRA
3 59 (5.30%) Maven
4 46 (4.13%) JUnit
5 39 (3.50%) SonarQube
6 36 (3.23%) Mockito
7 31 (2.79%) DbUnit
7 31 (2.79%) jMock
8 22 (1.98%) Cucumber
9 19 (1.71%) GitLab
10 15 (1.35%) Visual Studio
11 14 (1.26%) Selenium
12 11 (0.99%) Axure RP
12 11 (0.99%) Bazaar
12 11 (0.99%) git-flow
13 9 (0.81%) JMeter
13 9 (0.81%) webpack
14 8 (0.72%) Cypress.io
14 8 (0.72%) gulp
General
1 498 (44.74%) Finance
2 344 (30.91%) Manufacturing
3 331 (29.74%) Marketing
4 289 (25.97%) Telecoms
5 285 (25.61%) Electronics
6 241 (21.65%) Social Skills
7 79 (7.10%) Retail
8 72 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
9 54 (4.85%) Presentation Skills
10 40 (3.59%) Local Government
11 38 (3.41%) Banking
11 38 (3.41%) Law
12 34 (3.05%) Legal
12 34 (3.05%) Organisational Skills
13 25 (2.25%) Games
14 21 (1.89%) Automotive
15 18 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
16 14 (1.26%) Influencing Skills
17 12 (1.08%) Public Speaking
18 10 (0.90%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 265 (23.81%) Developer
2 118 (10.60%) Consultant
3 106 (9.52%) Architect
4 105 (9.43%) Senior Developer
5 79 (7.10%) Java Developer
6 75 (6.74%) DevOps Engineer
7 66 (5.93%) Analyst
8 64 (5.75%) Software Engineer
9 39 (3.50%) Project Manager
10 35 (3.14%) Senior Java Developer
11 34 (3.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 32 (2.88%) Senior Software Engineer
13 31 (2.79%) Delivery Manager
14 29 (2.61%) Azure Engineer
14 29 (2.61%) Designer
15 27 (2.43%) Full Stack Developer
16 26 (2.34%) Cloud Architect
17 25 (2.25%) Cloud Engineer
17 25 (2.25%) Technical Architect
18 24 (2.16%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (11.86%) React
2 112 (10.06%) CSS
3 111 (9.97%) Web Services
4 102 (9.16%) AngularJS
5 79 (7.10%) HTML
5 79 (7.10%) Spring
6 74 (6.65%) Node.js
7 73 (6.56%) .NET
8 63 (5.66%) RESTful
9 51 (4.58%) SOAP
10 42 (3.77%) .NET Core
11 40 (3.59%) Ruby on Rails
12 37 (3.32%) REST
13 35 (3.14%) PowerMock
14 33 (2.96%) ActiveMQ
15 29 (2.61%) HTML5
16 28 (2.52%) Kafka
17 27 (2.43%) CSS3
18 26 (2.34%) Angular 2
18 26 (2.34%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 102 (9.16%) NHS
2 84 (7.55%) User Experience
3 56 (5.03%) Cloud Native
4 45 (4.04%) Blog
4 45 (4.04%) Legacy Systems
5 39 (3.50%) Mobile App
6 32 (2.88%) Greenfield Project
7 26 (2.34%) Linux Command Line
7 26 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
8 24 (2.16%) Management Information System
9 21 (1.89%) Algorithms
10 19 (1.71%) Public Cloud
11 18 (1.62%) Life Science
12 14 (1.26%) iPhone
13 12 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
13 12 (1.08%) Social Media
13 12 (1.08%) Video\Live Streaming
14 11 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (0.90%) RIA
16 9 (0.81%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 64 (5.75%) Linux
2 41 (3.68%) Windows
3 16 (1.44%) Unix
4 10 (0.90%) Windows Server
5 7 (0.63%) Apple iOS
5 7 (0.63%) Kali Linux
6 6 (0.54%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.36%) Android
8 4 (0.36%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.27%) CentOS
9 3 (0.27%) watchOS
10 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.090%) Debian
11 1 (0.090%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (38.63%) Agile Software Development
2 313 (28.12%) Business Intelligence
3 290 (26.06%) Programme Management
4 287 (25.79%) DevOps
5 285 (25.61%) Digital Marketing
6 184 (16.53%) Scrum
7 150 (13.48%) Software Engineering
8 136 (12.22%) Microservices
9 132 (11.86%) Cybersecurity
10 121 (10.87%) Mentoring
11 115 (10.33%) Open Source
12 112 (10.06%) Computer Science
13 105 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
14 104 (9.34%) Stakeholder Management
15 93 (8.36%) Problem-Solving
16 87 (7.82%) Project Management
17 83 (7.46%) BDD
18 82 (7.37%) Infrastructure as Code
18 82 (7.37%) TDD
19 78 (7.01%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 226 (20.31%) Python
2 188 (16.89%) Java
3 180 (16.17%) JavaScript
4 84 (7.55%) C#
5 79 (7.10%) Go
6 76 (6.83%) SQL
7 67 (6.02%) Ruby
8 57 (5.12%) PowerShell
9 56 (5.03%) TypeScript
10 51 (4.58%) C
11 38 (3.41%) Bash Shell
12 36 (3.23%) C++
13 32 (2.88%) ES6
14 21 (1.89%) T-SQL
15 17 (1.53%) Scala
16 14 (1.26%) R
16 14 (1.26%) VB
17 12 (1.08%) Rust
18 10 (0.90%) Java 8
19 9 (0.81%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 225 (20.22%) Security Cleared
2 192 (17.25%) Degree
3 181 (16.26%) SC Cleared
4 84 (7.55%) Master's Degree
5 30 (2.70%) DV Cleared
6 18 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (1.08%) CISSP
7 12 (1.08%) MBA
8 11 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (0.99%) CISM
9 10 (0.90%) CCNP
10 8 (0.72%) PhD
11 7 (0.63%) CISA
11 7 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (0.54%) AWS Certification
12 6 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
14 4 (0.36%) ISTQB
15 3 (0.27%) RHCE
15 3 (0.27%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.13%) GDPR
2 45 (4.04%) Accessibility
3 40 (3.59%) QA
4 39 (3.50%) NIST
5 24 (2.16%) GRC
6 17 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (1.26%) Data Quality
8 12 (1.08%) NCSC
8 12 (1.08%) PMO
9 8 (0.72%) WCAG
10 4 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 4 (0.36%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.36%) WAI
11 2 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.18%) ISO 20022
11 2 (0.18%) ISO 31000
11 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.090%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.090%) Government Security Classifications
12 1 (0.090%) ITGC
System Software
1 153 (13.75%) Docker
2 53 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.72%) Postfix
4 7 (0.63%) Snort
4 7 (0.63%) Squid
5 6 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.45%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.18%) vSphere
10 1 (0.090%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.090%) Xen
Systems Management
1 171 (15.36%) Kubernetes
2 82 (7.37%) Terraform
3 63 (5.66%) Ansible
4 30 (2.70%) Puppet
5 10 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (0.90%) Prometheus
6 9 (0.81%) Argo
6 9 (0.81%) Istio
6 9 (0.81%) Knative
6 9 (0.81%) linkerd
6 9 (0.81%) Nessus
7 7 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
7 7 (0.63%) Nexpose
7 7 (0.63%) Suricata
8 6 (0.54%) SCCM
9 5 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
9 5 (0.45%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.36%) Grafana
11 3 (0.27%) Consul
11 3 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 288 (25.88%) SAP
2 154 (13.84%) Microsoft
3 112 (10.06%) Google
4 32 (2.88%) Oracle
5 23 (2.07%) Adobe
6 22 (1.98%) Cisco
7 16 (1.44%) CyberArk
7 16 (1.44%) Palo Alto
8 15 (1.35%) ForgeRock
9 13 (1.17%) VMware
10 12 (1.08%) Atlassian
10 12 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (0.99%) Cadence
12 10 (0.90%) Qualys
12 10 (0.90%) Red Hat
12 10 (0.90%) Splunk
13 9 (0.81%) CheckPoint
13 9 (0.81%) Symantec
14 8 (0.72%) CrowdStrike
14 8 (0.72%) ServiceNow