Period
to 24 May 2020

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 24 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
England > London
6 months to
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 174 178 188
Rank change year-on-year +4 +10 +19
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 789 1,147 1,342
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.04% 1.95% 1.94%
As % of the General category 4.15% 4.01% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 692 967 924
Median annual salary £57,250 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.58% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £37,348 £36,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £94,250 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,133 £48,000
% change year-on-year +0.70% +8.61% +4.35%

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 19,004 28,612 34,960
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 49.07% 48.73% 50.44%
Number of salaries quoted 15,021 22,477 27,316
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £38,000 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £59,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.18% +4.76% +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 24 May 2020.

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 24 May 2020. 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 +16 124 £56,514 +13.03% 6
South London +1 33 £63,750 +40.11% 5
West London +19 25 £57,500 +21.05% 8
East London +11 12 £47,748 +6.11% 6
North London -14 4 £64,750 +43.89% 3
Public Sector
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2020, 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.

1 276 (34.98%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (24.08%) AWS
3 170 (21.55%) Java
4 169 (21.42%) Azure
5 159 (20.15%) Finance
6 149 (18.88%) SQL
7 117 (14.83%) Microsoft
8 116 (14.70%) Mentoring
9 109 (13.81%) JavaScript
10 107 (13.56%) Software Engineering
11 106 (13.43%) Problem-Solving
12 104 (13.18%) Linux
12 104 (13.18%) Kubernetes
13 102 (12.93%) DevOps
14 100 (12.67%) Open Source
14 100 (12.67%) Docker
14 100 (12.67%) Security Cleared
15 99 (12.55%) NoSQL
16 95 (12.04%) Git (software)
17 91 (11.53%) Programme Management
18 84 (10.65%) Project Management
18 84 (10.65%) Cybersecurity
19 82 (10.39%) Marketing
20 81 (10.27%) Microservices
21 79 (10.01%) TDD
22 78 (9.89%) Python
22 78 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
22 78 (9.89%) Node.js
23 71 (9.00%) SC Cleared
23 71 (9.00%) RESTful

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 (3.68%) SharePoint
2 25 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
3 21 (2.66%) Apache Spark
4 18 (2.28%) IIS
5 16 (2.03%) WordPress
6 14 (1.77%) Confluence
7 10 (1.27%) Skype for Business
7 10 (1.27%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.14%) Apache
9 8 (1.01%) Mule
9 8 (1.01%) Mule ESB
10 7 (0.89%) Drupal
11 6 (0.76%) nginx
12 5 (0.63%) CMS
12 5 (0.63%) MS Exchange
12 5 (0.63%) Red Hat Fuse
12 5 (0.63%) SAS
13 4 (0.51%) Gunicorn
14 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
14 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 32 (4.06%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.38%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.25%) SPSS
5 1 (0.13%) InVision
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.13%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 24 (3.04%) Unit4 Business World
2 8 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.25%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.25%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle AGIS
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.13%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.13%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 190 (24.08%) AWS
2 169 (21.42%) Azure
3 66 (8.37%) Office 365
4 57 (7.22%) GCP
5 38 (4.82%) SaaS
6 30 (3.80%) GitHub
7 24 (3.04%) Amazon S3
8 17 (2.15%) Power Platform
9 16 (2.03%) IaaS
9 16 (2.03%) PaaS
10 11 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (1.27%) Amazon EMR
11 10 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (1.27%) IBM Cloud
12 8 (1.01%) Serverless
13 7 (0.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 7 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
14 6 (0.76%) OneDrive
15 5 (0.63%) Amazon GuardDuty
15 5 (0.63%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 37 (4.69%) Firewall
2 17 (2.15%) LAN
3 13 (1.65%) WAN
4 12 (1.52%) Internet
5 9 (1.14%) VoIP
5 9 (1.14%) VPN
6 8 (1.01%) Unified Communications
7 7 (0.89%) Skype
8 6 (0.76%) HTTP
8 6 (0.76%) ISDN
8 6 (0.76%) SAN
8 6 (0.76%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.63%) H.323
9 5 (0.63%) MGCP
9 5 (0.63%) Network Security
9 5 (0.63%) QSIG
9 5 (0.63%) SCCP
9 5 (0.63%) WebEx
10 3 (0.38%) MPLS
10 3 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (12.55%) NoSQL
2 67 (8.49%) PostgreSQL
3 60 (7.60%) MySQL
4 54 (6.84%) MongoDB
5 43 (5.45%) Big Data
6 25 (3.17%) Redis
7 22 (2.79%) Hadoop
7 22 (2.79%) SQL Server
8 14 (1.77%) Power BI
9 12 (1.52%) Amazon Athena
10 11 (1.39%) Amazon Redshift
10 11 (1.39%) Electronic Patient Records
11 10 (1.27%) Neo4j
12 9 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (0.89%) MariaDB
14 6 (0.76%) Relational Database
15 5 (0.63%) Apache Hive
15 5 (0.63%) QlikView
16 4 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
16 4 (0.51%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 95 (12.04%) Git (software)
2 41 (5.20%) Jenkins
3 18 (2.28%) JIRA
3 18 (2.28%) Vagrant
4 15 (1.90%) Visual Studio
5 14 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 14 (1.77%) Selenium
6 12 (1.52%) JUnit
6 12 (1.52%) Maven
6 12 (1.52%) webpack
7 10 (1.27%) Cucumber
7 10 (1.27%) Jasmine
8 8 (1.01%) gulp
8 8 (1.01%) JBehave
8 8 (1.01%) Protractor
9 6 (0.76%) Bitbucket
10 5 (0.63%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (0.25%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.25%) Sinon.JS
11 2 (0.25%) WebDriver
General
1 159 (20.15%) Finance
2 82 (10.39%) Marketing
3 68 (8.62%) Retail
4 65 (8.24%) Local Government
5 60 (7.60%) Manufacturing
6 57 (7.22%) Telecoms
7 43 (5.45%) Electronics
8 38 (4.82%) Banking
9 24 (3.04%) Police
10 13 (1.65%) Automotive
11 10 (1.27%) Law
12 7 (0.89%) Back Office
13 6 (0.76%) Fire and Rescue
13 6 (0.76%) Games
14 4 (0.51%) Housing Association
14 4 (0.51%) Legal
15 3 (0.38%) Publishing
16 2 (0.25%) Aerospace
17 1 (0.13%) Billing
17 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 141 (17.87%) Developer
2 74 (9.38%) Architect
3 70 (8.87%) Software Engineer
4 60 (7.60%) Java Developer
5 59 (7.48%) Senior Manager
6 52 (6.59%) IT Manager
7 51 (6.46%) Java Engineer
8 49 (6.21%) Java Software Engineer
9 46 (5.83%) Consultant
10 44 (5.58%) Senior Developer
11 40 (5.07%) Analyst
12 37 (4.69%) Delivery Manager
13 33 (4.18%) Senior IT Manager
13 33 (4.18%) Senior Java Developer
14 27 (3.42%) Data Engineer
15 25 (3.17%) Security Manager
16 23 (2.92%) DevOps Engineer
16 23 (2.92%) Lead Developer
17 21 (2.66%) Lead Java Developer
18 20 (2.53%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (9.89%) Node.js
2 71 (9.00%) RESTful
3 54 (6.84%) Spring
4 48 (6.08%) .NET
5 45 (5.70%) Spring Boot
6 35 (4.44%) HTML
7 32 (4.06%) ASP.NET
8 31 (3.93%) Web Services
9 29 (3.68%) CSS
10 22 (2.79%) AngularJS
11 20 (2.53%) SOAP
12 18 (2.28%) XML
13 17 (2.15%) React
14 15 (1.90%) REST
15 12 (1.52%) LAMP
15 12 (1.52%) Sass
16 11 (1.39%) Kafka
17 10 (1.27%) Spark Streaming
18 9 (1.14%) HTML5
18 9 (1.14%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 41 (5.20%) User Experience
2 40 (5.07%) Public Cloud
3 39 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 24 (3.04%) Data Centre
5 24 (3.04%) NHS
6 19 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
7 15 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
8 14 (1.77%) Virtual Team
9 12 (1.52%) Blog
10 9 (1.14%) Acoustics
10 9 (1.14%) Cloud Native
11 8 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.89%) Mobile App
12 7 (0.89%) Private Cloud
13 6 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
13 6 (0.76%) Smartphone
13 6 (0.76%) Social Media
14 5 (0.63%) CCTV
14 5 (0.63%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 104 (13.18%) Linux
2 63 (7.98%) Windows
3 56 (7.10%) Mac OS X
4 53 (6.72%) Unix
5 22 (2.79%) Windows 10
6 19 (2.41%) Windows Server
7 18 (2.28%) Apple iOS
8 12 (1.52%) CentOS
8 12 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (1.01%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.89%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.76%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2016
13 3 (0.38%) Android
13 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.25%) Solaris
14 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2019
15 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (34.98%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (14.70%) Mentoring
3 107 (13.56%) Software Engineering
4 106 (13.43%) Problem-Solving
5 102 (12.93%) DevOps
6 100 (12.67%) Open Source
7 91 (11.53%) Programme Management
8 84 (10.65%) Cybersecurity
8 84 (10.65%) Project Management
9 81 (10.27%) Microservices
10 79 (10.01%) TDD
11 78 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
12 71 (9.00%) Analytics
13 70 (8.87%) Test Automation
14 68 (8.62%) Coaching
14 68 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
15 60 (7.60%) BDD
16 59 (7.48%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 57 (7.22%) Continuous Deployment
18 54 (6.84%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 170 (21.55%) Java
2 149 (18.88%) SQL
3 109 (13.81%) JavaScript
4 78 (9.89%) Python
5 61 (7.73%) C#
6 49 (6.21%) Java 8
7 18 (2.28%) C
7 18 (2.28%) C++
8 15 (1.90%) Go
9 14 (1.77%) PowerShell
10 13 (1.65%) Scala
11 12 (1.52%) Bash Shell
12 9 (1.14%) TypeScript
12 9 (1.14%) XQuery
13 7 (0.89%) ES6
13 7 (0.89%) PHP
13 7 (0.89%) Ruby
14 6 (0.76%) VBA
15 5 (0.63%) Kotlin
15 5 (0.63%) Rust
Qualifications
1 100 (12.67%) Security Cleared
2 71 (9.00%) SC Cleared
3 46 (5.83%) Degree
4 38 (4.82%) CISSP
5 34 (4.31%) CISM
6 26 (3.30%) CESG Certified Professional
7 22 (2.79%) DV Cleared
8 21 (2.66%) SANS
9 19 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (1.77%) IISP
12 13 (1.65%) CCNP
13 7 (0.89%) ISEB
13 7 (0.89%) ISTQB
13 7 (0.89%) PMI Certification
14 6 (0.76%) PMP
15 5 (0.63%) AWS Certification
15 5 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.51%) APMP
17 3 (0.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.17%) QA
2 21 (2.66%) SLA
3 15 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.90%) PMO
4 9 (1.14%) GDPR
4 9 (1.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 7 (0.89%) NCSC
6 5 (0.63%) Government Security Classifications
7 4 (0.51%) NIST
8 3 (0.38%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.25%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (0.25%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.13%) COBIT
10 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.13%) ISO 31000
10 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (0.13%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.13%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 100 (12.67%) Docker
2 43 (5.45%) Active Directory
3 18 (2.28%) Hyper-V
4 17 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (1.27%) VirtualBox
6 5 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.38%) XenApp
8 2 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.25%) Postfix
8 2 (0.25%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.13%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 104 (13.18%) Kubernetes
2 37 (4.69%) Terraform
3 33 (4.18%) SCCM
4 24 (3.04%) Ansible
5 21 (2.66%) Microsoft Intune
6 20 (2.53%) Docker Swarm
7 13 (1.65%) Puppet
8 10 (1.27%) ZABBIX
9 9 (1.14%) WSUS
10 8 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (0.76%) QRadar
12 5 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
12 5 (0.63%) Cisco UCCX
12 5 (0.63%) CSIRT
13 4 (0.51%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
13 4 (0.51%) Grafana
13 4 (0.51%) Graphite
13 4 (0.51%) Packer
14 3 (0.38%) Prometheus
14 3 (0.38%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 117 (14.83%) Microsoft
2 57 (7.22%) Oracle
2 57 (7.22%) SAP
3 38 (4.82%) Google
4 21 (2.66%) VMware
5 20 (2.53%) Capita
6 17 (2.15%) Red Hat
7 16 (2.03%) IBM
8 14 (1.77%) Cisco
9 12 (1.52%) Cloudera
10 11 (1.39%) Informatica
10 11 (1.39%) Talend
11 10 (1.27%) Hortonworks
12 9 (1.14%) Apple
12 9 (1.14%) Tableau
13 8 (1.01%) Citrix
13 8 (1.01%) CyberArk
13 8 (1.01%) Dell
13 8 (1.01%) MuleSoft
14 7 (0.89%) Splunk