Period
to 28 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Sector in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Public Sector over the 6 months to 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
England > North East
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 52 49 31
Rank change year-on-year -3 -18 +16
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 54 24 78
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 4.32% 3.46% 6.95%
As % of the General category 8.91% 8.54% 16.60%
Number of salaries quoted 43 23 69
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,703 £33,051
25th Percentile £36,438 £32,875 £39,412
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £40,000 £51,138
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -21.78% +7.35%
75th Percentile £59,637 £45,875 £61,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £52,250 £72,312
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%

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 the North East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 606 281 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 48.52% 40.49% 41.85%
Number of salaries quoted 390 242 368
10th Percentile £24,140 £27,500 £26,823
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £43,750 £40,869
Median % change year-on-year -2.86% +7.05% +2.17%
75th Percentile £56,438 £55,938 £55,491
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £58,500 £57,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year +1.74% +6.48% +2.86%

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Public Sector as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in the North East

Public Sector
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Public Sector in the North East.

Salary trend for Public Sector in the North East

Public Sector
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Public Sector in the North East over the 6 months to 28 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Public Sector in the North East

Public Sector
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Public Sector within the North East region over the 6 months to 28 October 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
Tyne and Wear +4 45 £49,038 +14.04% 15
Durham -13 7 £37,060 +2.94% 1
Northumberland - 2 £41,697 - 1
Public Sector
England

For the 6 months to 28 October 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 North East region with a requirement for Public Sector.

1 22 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.63%) Security Cleared
3 15 (27.78%) Java
4 14 (25.93%) Social Skills
5 13 (24.07%) JIRA
6 12 (22.22%) Azure
7 11 (20.37%) Service Management
8 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
8 10 (18.52%) Acceptance Criteria
9 9 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (16.67%) Cucumber
9 9 (16.67%) Test Automation
9 9 (16.67%) Selenium
10 8 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (14.81%) Service Delivery
10 8 (14.81%) JMeter
10 8 (14.81%) Functional Testing
10 8 (14.81%) DevOps
10 8 (14.81%) Microservices
10 8 (14.81%) Collaborative Working
11 7 (12.96%) SDLC
11 7 (12.96%) ITSM
11 7 (12.96%) Oracle
11 7 (12.96%) ITIL
11 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
12 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
12 6 (11.11%) Active Directory
12 6 (11.11%) Scrum
12 6 (11.11%) Microsoft 365
12 6 (11.11%) REST Assured

Public Sector
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 2 (3.70%) Confluence
1 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.22%) Azure
2 6 (11.11%) Microsoft 365
3 5 (9.26%) IBM Cloud
3 5 (9.26%) SaaS
4 4 (7.41%) AWS
4 4 (7.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (7.41%) Slack
5 3 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (5.56%) Amazon EKS
5 3 (5.56%) Amazon S3
5 3 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (5.56%) CloudFront
5 3 (5.56%) Serverless
6 2 (3.70%) Asana
6 2 (3.70%) OneDrive
6 2 (3.70%) Power Automate
6 2 (3.70%) Power Platform
6 2 (3.70%) PowerApps
7 1 (1.85%) GCP
7 1 (1.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) LAN
1 2 (3.70%) Skype
1 2 (3.70%) WAN
2 1 (1.85%) Firewall
2 1 (1.85%) VLAN
2 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.85%) Big Data
4 1 (1.85%) BigQuery
4 1 (1.85%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.85%) MySQL
4 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (24.07%) JIRA
2 9 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 9 (16.67%) Selenium
3 8 (14.81%) JMeter
4 6 (11.11%) Postman
4 6 (11.11%) REST Assured
5 5 (9.26%) Bugzilla
6 3 (5.56%) NeoLoad
7 2 (3.70%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.85%) Cypress.io
8 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.85%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.85%) Maven
8 1 (1.85%) Mocha
8 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.85%) Subversion
8 1 (1.85%) TestNG
General
1 14 (25.93%) Social Skills
2 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 2 (3.70%) Organisational Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 8 (14.81%) Developer
2 6 (11.11%) Analyst
2 6 (11.11%) Architect
2 6 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
2 6 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) Business Analyst
3 5 (9.26%) Functional Test Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Administrator
5 3 (5.56%) Automation Tester
5 3 (5.56%) AWS Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Azure Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Tester
6 2 (3.70%) Implementation Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Lead Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) .NET
1 5 (9.26%) RESTful
1 5 (9.26%) WireMock
2 3 (5.56%) React
3 2 (3.70%) JSON
4 1 (1.85%) Express
4 1 (1.85%) GraphQL
4 1 (1.85%) Jest
4 1 (1.85%) Node.js
4 1 (1.85%) REST
4 1 (1.85%) SOAP
4 1 (1.85%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.56%) NHS
3 2 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.70%) User Experience
4 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Linux
2 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.85%) Android
3 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.37%) Service Management
3 10 (18.52%) Acceptance Criteria
4 9 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 8 (14.81%) Collaborative Working
5 8 (14.81%) DevOps
5 8 (14.81%) Functional Testing
5 8 (14.81%) Microservices
5 8 (14.81%) Service Delivery
5 8 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (12.96%) ITIL
6 7 (12.96%) ITSM
6 7 (12.96%) SDLC
7 6 (11.11%) Scrum
8 5 (9.26%) Integration Testing
8 5 (9.26%) Manual Testing
8 5 (9.26%) Test Scripting
8 5 (9.26%) User Stories
8 5 (9.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) Java
2 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.41%) SQL
4 3 (5.56%) C#
4 3 (5.56%) TypeScript
5 2 (3.70%) Python
5 2 (3.70%) Scala
6 1 (1.85%) C
6 1 (1.85%) ES6
6 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.85%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.41%) Degree
4 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.85%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) SLA
2 3 (5.56%) QA
3 1 (1.85%) Accessibility
3 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) Docker
3 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) HP ALM
2 3 (5.56%) Kubernetes
2 3 (5.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.96%) Oracle
3 5 (9.26%) HP
3 5 (9.26%) IBM
4 4 (7.41%) VMware
5 2 (3.70%) Apple
6 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.85%) Databricks