Period
to 27 January 2022

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Sector in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 52 103 108
Rank change year-on-year +51 +5 -32
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 288 84 150
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 5.18% 2.65% 2.72%
As % of the General category 9.28% 6.03% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 186 64 131
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £28,946
25th Percentile £43,938 £42,375 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,350 £52,500 £54,486
Median % change year-on-year +1.62% -3.64% +21.08%
75th Percentile £69,750 £65,625 £70,867
90th Percentile £81,875 £75,000 £75,763
North West median annual salary £53,350 £50,000 £49,482
% change year-on-year +6.70% +1.05% +9.96%

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 Manchester with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,104 1,393 2,697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 55.84% 43.90% 48.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2,066 1,191 2,135
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £26,350
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £34,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.91% +6.32% +5.56%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,073
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Public Sector as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in Manchester

Public Sector
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Public Sector in Manchester.

Salary trend for Public Sector in Manchester

Public Sector
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Public Sector in Manchester over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Public Sector in Manchester

Public Sector
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Public Sector within the Manchester 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
Salford - 5 £43,750 - 2
Rochdale -4 2 £29,000 -35.56%
Public Sector
North West

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 Manchester region with a requirement for Public Sector.

1 161 (55.90%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (32.29%) AWS
3 83 (28.82%) Security Cleared
4 82 (28.47%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 77 (26.74%) Azure
6 67 (23.26%) Scrum
7 66 (22.92%) SC Cleared
8 60 (20.83%) Java
8 60 (20.83%) Social Skills
9 57 (19.79%) Microsoft
10 53 (18.40%) DevOps
11 52 (18.06%) Microservices
11 52 (18.06%) Windows
11 52 (18.06%) Finance
12 51 (17.71%) ITIL
13 47 (16.32%) Node.js
14 46 (15.97%) JavaScript
15 43 (14.93%) SQL Server
15 43 (14.93%) Active Directory
15 43 (14.93%) Docker
15 43 (14.93%) Thought Leadership
16 42 (14.58%) PaaS
16 42 (14.58%) C#
16 42 (14.58%) Linux
16 42 (14.58%) Law
17 40 (13.89%) Oracle
18 38 (13.19%) Python
18 38 (13.19%) React
19 37 (12.85%) MySQL
20 36 (12.50%) TDD

Public Sector
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 12 (4.17%) JBoss
1 12 (4.17%) nginx
2 9 (3.13%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (2.43%) IIS
3 7 (2.43%) SAS
3 7 (2.43%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.04%) CMS
4 3 (1.04%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.69%) Confluence
5 2 (0.69%) Drupal
5 2 (0.69%) WinCC
6 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.35%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.35%) Headless CMS
6 1 (0.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (3.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.39%) InDesign
4 4 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 93 (32.29%) AWS
2 77 (26.74%) Azure
3 42 (14.58%) PaaS
4 34 (11.81%) GCP
5 33 (11.46%) IaaS
6 26 (9.03%) SaaS
7 19 (6.60%) Microsoft 365
8 18 (6.25%) Serverless
9 13 (4.51%) Apigee
9 13 (4.51%) OpenShift
10 7 (2.43%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (2.43%) Amazon ECS
10 7 (2.43%) Amazon EKS
11 6 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (2.08%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (1.74%) AWS Fargate
12 5 (1.74%) Azure Sentinel
12 5 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (1.74%) Google Workspace
12 5 (1.74%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 35 (12.15%) Wi-Fi
2 22 (7.64%) DHCP
2 22 (7.64%) DNS
3 20 (6.94%) Network Security
3 20 (6.94%) Remote Desktop
4 18 (6.25%) HTTP
5 6 (2.08%) ATM
6 5 (1.74%) Firewall
7 3 (1.04%) Asterisk PBX
7 3 (1.04%) LAN
7 3 (1.04%) PBX
7 3 (1.04%) VoIP
7 3 (1.04%) WAN
8 1 (0.35%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (0.35%) Internet
8 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (14.93%) SQL Server
2 37 (12.85%) MySQL
3 18 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 14 (4.86%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (4.86%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (3.47%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.13%) Big Data
7 5 (1.74%) Data Lake
8 4 (1.39%) GIS
8 4 (1.39%) Power BI
8 4 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.04%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.69%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.69%) Power Query
10 2 (0.69%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.69%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.69%) Redis
10 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.69%) Star Schema
11 1 (0.35%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 21 (7.29%) Git (software)
2 16 (5.56%) Mercurial
3 13 (4.51%) Subversion
4 12 (4.17%) Storybook
5 11 (3.82%) Jenkins
6 8 (2.78%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.74%) Bitbucket
7 5 (1.74%) Cypress.io
7 5 (1.74%) SonarQube
7 5 (1.74%) webpack
8 4 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.39%) JIRA
8 4 (1.39%) Selenium
8 4 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.39%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.04%) JMeter
9 3 (1.04%) Serenity BDD
10 2 (0.69%) Bower
10 2 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 82 (28.47%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 60 (20.83%) Social Skills
3 52 (18.06%) Finance
4 42 (14.58%) Law
5 32 (11.11%) Retail
6 27 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (9.38%) Presentation Skills
7 23 (7.99%) Legal
8 22 (7.64%) Marketing
9 19 (6.60%) Telecoms
10 18 (6.25%) Electronics
10 18 (6.25%) Local Government
10 18 (6.25%) Manufacturing
11 14 (4.86%) Banking
12 10 (3.47%) Influencing Skills
13 8 (2.78%) Automotive
14 5 (1.74%) Publishing
15 3 (1.04%) Documentation Skills
16 1 (0.35%) Games
16 1 (0.35%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 78 (27.08%) Developer
2 30 (10.42%) Architect
3 20 (6.94%) Lead Developer
4 19 (6.60%) Software Engineer
5 18 (6.25%) Analyst
6 16 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 15 (5.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (4.86%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (4.17%) Business Analyst
9 12 (4.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 11 (3.82%) Software Developer
11 9 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
11 9 (3.13%) Technical Architect
12 8 (2.78%) Consultant
12 8 (2.78%) Cybersecurity Specialist
12 8 (2.78%) Designer
12 8 (2.78%) Project Manager
12 8 (2.78%) Security Specialist
12 8 (2.78%) Senior Developer
13 7 (2.43%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (16.32%) Node.js
2 38 (13.19%) React
3 32 (11.11%) .NET
4 31 (10.76%) XML
5 30 (10.42%) Spring
6 29 (10.07%) LDAP
7 28 (9.72%) HTML
8 27 (9.38%) CSS
9 23 (7.99%) Spring Boot
10 21 (7.29%) Kafka
10 21 (7.29%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 18 (6.25%) .NET Core
12 17 (5.90%) AngularJS
12 17 (5.90%) Web Services
13 16 (5.56%) Ajax
14 12 (4.17%) JWT
14 12 (4.17%) OAuth
14 12 (4.17%) OAuth2
14 12 (4.17%) Redux
14 12 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.07%) PKI
2 27 (9.38%) Self-Motivation
3 20 (6.94%) Clustering
4 18 (6.25%) SWIFT
5 17 (5.90%) Management Information System
6 14 (4.86%) Client/Server
7 11 (3.82%) Cloud Native
8 10 (3.47%) Data Protection Act
8 10 (3.47%) NHS
9 8 (2.78%) Cyber Defence
9 8 (2.78%) Cyberattack
9 8 (2.78%) Cybercrime
9 8 (2.78%) User Experience
10 7 (2.43%) Blog
10 7 (2.43%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.74%) Data Centre
11 5 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (1.39%) Renewable Energy
13 2 (0.69%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 52 (18.06%) Windows
2 42 (14.58%) Linux
3 27 (9.38%) Windows Server
4 16 (5.56%) Unix
5 13 (4.51%) Windows 10
6 9 (3.13%) Android
6 9 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 9 (3.13%) Mac OS
7 4 (1.39%) Solaris
7 4 (1.39%) VMS
8 3 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.04%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (1.04%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (55.90%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (23.26%) Scrum
3 53 (18.40%) DevOps
4 52 (18.06%) Microservices
5 51 (17.71%) ITIL
6 43 (14.93%) Thought Leadership
7 36 (12.50%) TDD
8 34 (11.81%) Change Management
8 34 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (11.81%) Test Automation
9 33 (11.46%) Mentoring
10 31 (10.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 30 (10.42%) Analytics
11 30 (10.42%) Full Stack Development
11 30 (10.42%) Root Cause Analysis
12 28 (9.72%) Problem-Solving
12 28 (9.72%) Software Engineering
13 26 (9.03%) Business Intelligence
13 26 (9.03%) Kanban
14 25 (8.68%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 60 (20.83%) Java
2 46 (15.97%) JavaScript
3 42 (14.58%) C#
4 38 (13.19%) Python
5 32 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 24 (8.33%) SQL
7 18 (6.25%) Ruby
8 16 (5.56%) C++
9 8 (2.78%) ES6
10 7 (2.43%) T-SQL
11 6 (2.08%) C
12 5 (1.74%) PHP
12 5 (1.74%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.39%) Scala
14 3 (1.04%) R
15 1 (0.35%) Go
15 1 (0.35%) VC++
Qualifications
1 83 (28.82%) Security Cleared
2 66 (22.92%) SC Cleared
3 32 (11.11%) Degree
4 26 (9.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (7.29%) ITIL Certification
6 20 (6.94%) MCSA
6 20 (6.94%) MCTS
7 13 (4.51%) BPSS Clearance
8 12 (4.17%) AWS Certification
9 7 (2.43%) DBS Check
10 5 (1.74%) APMP
10 5 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (1.39%) CCNA
11 4 (1.39%) PCI QSA
12 3 (1.04%) CISSP
13 2 (0.69%) CISM
13 2 (0.69%) MCSE
13 2 (0.69%) Numerate Degree
14 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.78%) Accessibility
1 8 (2.78%) GDPR
2 7 (2.43%) QA
3 5 (1.74%) PMO
4 4 (1.39%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.04%) SLA
6 2 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.69%) NCSC
System Software
1 43 (14.93%) Active Directory
1 43 (14.93%) Docker
2 26 (9.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (7.99%) Kubernetes
2 20 (6.94%) SCCM
3 19 (6.60%) Terraform
4 16 (5.56%) Ansible
5 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.69%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 2 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.69%) Puppet
6 2 (0.69%) WSUS
7 1 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 57 (19.79%) Microsoft
2 40 (13.89%) Oracle
3 26 (9.03%) VMware
4 20 (6.94%) Citrix
5 19 (6.60%) SAP
6 15 (5.21%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (3.82%) BMC
7 11 (3.82%) HP
7 11 (3.82%) Ivanti
7 11 (3.82%) ServiceNow
8 8 (2.78%) Google
9 7 (2.43%) NEC
9 7 (2.43%) Northgate
10 4 (1.39%) Adobe
10 4 (1.39%) Perforce
11 3 (1.04%) Avaya
11 3 (1.04%) BroadSoft
11 3 (1.04%) Dynatrace
11 3 (1.04%) Mitel
12 2 (0.69%) Databricks