Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
England > London
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 174 145 202
Rank change year-on-year -29 +57 -23
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 1,100 584 939
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.14% 2.39% 1.84%
As % of the General category 3.40% 4.14% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 734 483 773
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £37,254
25th Percentile £48,649 £50,000 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.70% +12.50% -4.00%
75th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £98,750
England median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +0.41%

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 32,320 14,102 31,259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 62.86% 57.81% 61.38%
Number of salaries quoted 20,658 11,776 24,636
10th Percentile £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £108,750 £106,500
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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -12 136 £75,000 +7.14% 86
South London -19 45 £75,000 +11.11% 5
West London -78 22 £70,000 +91.78% 38
North London -15 3 £45,000 +5.88% 4
East London -39 1 £38,040 -49.28% 29
Public Sector
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 477 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
2 410 (37.27%) Finance
3 310 (28.18%) Social Skills
4 259 (23.55%) Azure
5 241 (21.91%) Telecoms
5 241 (21.91%) Manufacturing
6 217 (19.73%) Marketing
7 214 (19.45%) Business Intelligence
7 214 (19.45%) AWS
8 211 (19.18%) DevOps
9 210 (19.09%) Security Cleared
10 199 (18.09%) SAP
11 195 (17.73%) Java
12 191 (17.36%) Programme Management
13 182 (16.55%) Electronics
13 182 (16.55%) Digital Marketing
14 176 (16.00%) Python
15 168 (15.27%) Software Engineering
16 158 (14.36%) SC Cleared
17 151 (13.73%) JavaScript
18 148 (13.45%) Microsoft
18 148 (13.45%) Scrum
19 144 (13.09%) Kubernetes
20 138 (12.55%) SQL
21 131 (11.91%) Analytics
22 126 (11.45%) Docker
22 126 (11.45%) Degree
22 126 (11.45%) CI/CD
23 123 (11.18%) Problem-Solving
24 110 (10.00%) Mentoring

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 32 (2.91%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.09%) SAS
3 20 (1.82%) Apache Spark
3 20 (1.82%) Confluence
4 17 (1.55%) IIS
5 16 (1.45%) CMS
6 6 (0.55%) Apache
6 6 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.45%) Ethereum
7 5 (0.45%) Hyperledger
7 5 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.36%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.27%) Camunda
9 3 (0.27%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.18%) nginx
10 2 (0.18%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.18%) WordPress
11 1 (0.091%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.091%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.091%) Moodle
Applications
1 26 (2.36%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (1.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (1.18%) Sketch
4 9 (0.82%) Adobe After Effects
4 9 (0.82%) Adobe XD
4 9 (0.82%) InVision
4 9 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.55%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.091%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.45%) Distributed Ledger
2 5 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (0.45%) R3 Corda
3 4 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.091%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.091%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.091%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.091%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.091%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.091%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.091%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.091%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.091%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.091%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.091%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 259 (23.55%) Azure
2 214 (19.45%) AWS
3 106 (9.64%) GCP
4 75 (6.82%) Microsoft 365
5 54 (4.91%) SaaS
6 36 (3.27%) Serverless
7 33 (3.00%) PaaS
8 24 (2.18%) IaaS
9 23 (2.09%) Power Platform
10 22 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
11 20 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
12 17 (1.55%) GitHub
13 16 (1.45%) npm
14 15 (1.36%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 15 (1.36%) Figma
15 12 (1.09%) Azure Monitor
15 12 (1.09%) Azure Sentinel
16 11 (1.00%) Apigee
16 11 (1.00%) Snowflake
17 10 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 34 (3.09%) Wireless
2 31 (2.82%) Firewall
3 15 (1.36%) VPN
3 15 (1.36%) WPA
4 11 (1.00%) Internet
5 8 (0.73%) Network Security
5 8 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (0.64%) LAN
6 7 (0.64%) WAN
7 6 (0.55%) DNS
7 6 (0.55%) MQTT
8 5 (0.45%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.36%) DHCP
9 4 (0.36%) SSL
10 3 (0.27%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (0.27%) Intranet
10 3 (0.27%) MPLS
10 3 (0.27%) SMS
11 2 (0.18%) Broadband
11 2 (0.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (6.73%) PostgreSQL
2 62 (5.64%) SQL Server
3 58 (5.27%) Big Data
4 51 (4.64%) NoSQL
5 38 (3.45%) MySQL
6 35 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (3.09%) Relational Database
8 21 (1.91%) Amazon RDS
8 21 (1.91%) Hadoop
8 21 (1.91%) Power BI
9 19 (1.73%) Amazon Redshift
9 19 (1.73%) MongoDB
10 18 (1.64%) Apache Hive
10 18 (1.64%) Pentaho
11 17 (1.55%) Impala
12 14 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (1.18%) Redis
14 11 (1.00%) RDBMS
15 10 (0.91%) Data Lake
15 10 (0.91%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 73 (6.64%) Git (software)
2 68 (6.18%) Jenkins
3 45 (4.09%) JIRA
4 36 (3.27%) GitLab
5 27 (2.45%) Maven
6 25 (2.27%) JUnit
7 17 (1.55%) Cucumber
7 17 (1.55%) Selenium
7 17 (1.55%) Visual Studio
8 12 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
9 11 (1.00%) TestNG
9 11 (1.00%) WebDriver
10 10 (0.91%) Cypress.io
10 10 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (0.73%) TeamCity
12 7 (0.64%) Oracle APEX
13 6 (0.55%) JMeter
13 6 (0.55%) SonarQube
13 6 (0.55%) SpecFlow
14 5 (0.45%) Mockito
General
1 410 (37.27%) Finance
2 310 (28.18%) Social Skills
3 241 (21.91%) Manufacturing
3 241 (21.91%) Telecoms
4 217 (19.73%) Marketing
5 182 (16.55%) Electronics
6 108 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
7 80 (7.27%) Retail
8 69 (6.27%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 40 (3.64%) Law
10 31 (2.82%) Local Government
11 28 (2.55%) Presentation Skills
12 26 (2.36%) Organisational Skills
13 25 (2.27%) Games
14 20 (1.82%) Legal
15 17 (1.55%) Banking
16 15 (1.36%) Advertising
17 14 (1.27%) Back Office
18 12 (1.09%) Influencing Skills
18 12 (1.09%) Police
Job Titles
1 190 (17.27%) Developer
2 99 (9.00%) Analyst
3 92 (8.36%) Architect
4 84 (7.64%) Consultant
5 50 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 45 (4.09%) Java Developer
7 43 (3.91%) Business Analyst
8 42 (3.82%) Designer
9 41 (3.73%) Senior Developer
10 38 (3.45%) Data Engineer
11 37 (3.36%) Project Manager
12 36 (3.27%) Solutions Architect
13 34 (3.09%) Full Stack Developer
14 33 (3.00%) Software Engineer
15 27 (2.45%) IT Manager
15 27 (2.45%) Senior Manager
16 24 (2.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 23 (2.09%) Software Developer
18 22 (2.00%) Python Developer
18 22 (2.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (7.27%) HTML
2 71 (6.45%) React
3 65 (5.91%) .NET
3 65 (5.91%) CSS
4 62 (5.64%) Spring
5 56 (5.09%) Node.js
6 54 (4.91%) RESTful
7 53 (4.82%) AngularJS
8 49 (4.45%) HTML5
9 44 (4.00%) REST
9 44 (4.00%) Spring Boot
10 35 (3.18%) Web Services
11 34 (3.09%) Sass
12 23 (2.09%) Hibernate
12 23 (2.09%) Redux
13 22 (2.00%) CSS3
14 21 (1.91%) Django
15 20 (1.82%) Kafka
16 19 (1.73%) Ajax
17 18 (1.64%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 76 (6.91%) User Experience
2 50 (4.55%) NHS
3 48 (4.36%) Management Information System
4 42 (3.82%) Self-Motivation
5 33 (3.00%) Blog
5 33 (3.00%) Life Science
6 28 (2.55%) Algorithms
7 26 (2.36%) Virtual Team
8 24 (2.18%) Public Cloud
9 23 (2.09%) Cyberthreat
10 22 (2.00%) Cloud Native
11 18 (1.64%) Data Centre
11 18 (1.64%) Mobile App
12 16 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (1.36%) BBC
14 13 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
15 11 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
16 10 (0.91%) Data Structures
16 10 (0.91%) Social Media
16 10 (0.91%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 76 (6.91%) Windows
2 57 (5.18%) Linux
3 47 (4.27%) Unix
4 34 (3.09%) Windows Server
5 20 (1.82%) Windows Server 2016
6 17 (1.55%) Windows Server 2019
7 16 (1.45%) Android
7 16 (1.45%) Windows 10
8 8 (0.73%) VMS
9 7 (0.64%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.36%) CentOS
11 4 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.27%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.18%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.091%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.091%) tvOS
14 1 (0.091%) watchOS
14 1 (0.091%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 477 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (19.45%) Business Intelligence
3 211 (19.18%) DevOps
4 191 (17.36%) Programme Management
5 182 (16.55%) Digital Marketing
6 168 (15.27%) Software Engineering
7 148 (13.45%) Scrum
8 131 (11.91%) Analytics
9 126 (11.45%) CI/CD
10 123 (11.18%) Problem-Solving
11 110 (10.00%) Mentoring
12 108 (9.82%) Microservices
13 104 (9.45%) Cybersecurity
13 104 (9.45%) Test Automation
14 94 (8.55%) Project Management
15 87 (7.91%) Full Stack Development
15 87 (7.91%) Open Source
15 87 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
16 85 (7.73%) TDD
17 79 (7.18%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 195 (17.73%) Java
2 176 (16.00%) Python
3 151 (13.73%) JavaScript
4 138 (12.55%) SQL
5 84 (7.64%) C#
6 48 (4.36%) PowerShell
7 46 (4.18%) C
7 46 (4.18%) TypeScript
8 37 (3.36%) Go
9 33 (3.00%) Bash
10 28 (2.55%) Ruby
11 21 (1.91%) T-SQL
12 20 (1.82%) PL/SQL
13 17 (1.55%) C++
13 17 (1.55%) HiveQL
14 15 (1.36%) ES7
14 15 (1.36%) Java 8
15 13 (1.18%) R
16 8 (0.73%) MATLAB
17 7 (0.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 210 (19.09%) Security Cleared
2 158 (14.36%) SC Cleared
3 126 (11.45%) Degree
4 32 (2.91%) Master's Degree
5 26 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
6 21 (1.91%) DV Cleared
7 20 (1.82%) DBS Check
8 16 (1.45%) AWS Certification
8 16 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (1.36%) CISSP
10 10 (0.91%) APMP
10 10 (0.91%) CCNA
11 8 (0.73%) CISM
11 8 (0.73%) PhD
12 7 (0.64%) CISA
12 7 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
13 6 (0.55%) TOGAF Certification
14 5 (0.45%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (5.27%) QA
2 22 (2.00%) SLA
3 20 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.73%) Accessibility
4 19 (1.73%) NIST
5 17 (1.55%) Data Quality
6 14 (1.27%) NCSC
6 14 (1.27%) PMO
7 13 (1.18%) GRC
8 9 (0.82%) Cyber Essentials
8 9 (0.82%) GDPR
9 6 (0.55%) COBIT
10 5 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 5 (0.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 5 (0.45%) RMADS
10 5 (0.45%) WCAG
11 4 (0.36%) GMP
12 3 (0.27%) Actionable Recommendations
12 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 3 (0.27%) NIST 800
System Software
1 126 (11.45%) Docker
2 56 (5.09%) Active Directory
3 17 (1.55%) HDFS
4 11 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (0.55%) Firmware
7 6 (0.55%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.55%) Postfix
8 4 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (0.27%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.18%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.18%) Snort
10 2 (0.18%) Squid
11 1 (0.091%) NFS
11 1 (0.091%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.091%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 144 (13.09%) Kubernetes
2 63 (5.73%) Terraform
3 38 (3.45%) Ansible
4 18 (1.64%) Puppet
5 16 (1.45%) Microsoft Intune
5 16 (1.45%) SCCM
6 11 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (0.82%) Packer
7 9 (0.82%) Prometheus
8 8 (0.73%) Grafana
9 4 (0.36%) Consul
9 4 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (0.36%) Graphite
10 3 (0.27%) QRadar
10 3 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (0.18%) Nessus
11 2 (0.18%) Nexpose
11 2 (0.18%) Suricata
12 1 (0.091%) CASB
Vendors
1 199 (18.09%) SAP
2 148 (13.45%) Microsoft
3 54 (4.91%) Google
3 54 (4.91%) Oracle
4 29 (2.64%) Civica
5 27 (2.45%) Informatica
6 21 (1.91%) Talend
7 15 (1.36%) Adobe
8 14 (1.27%) IBM
9 13 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (1.09%) Cisco
10 12 (1.09%) VMware
11 11 (1.00%) NEC
11 11 (1.00%) ServiceNow
12 9 (0.82%) Citrix
12 9 (0.82%) CyberArk
12 9 (0.82%) HP
13 8 (0.73%) Northgate
13 8 (0.73%) Remedy
14 6 (0.55%) Red Hat