Period
to 27 September 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Sector in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Public Sector over the 6 months to 27 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
England > North of England
6 months to
27 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 97 85 104
Rank change year-on-year -12 +19 -29
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 198 685 646
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 2.77% 3.62% 2.95%
As % of the General category 8.99% 10.65% 7.47%
Number of salaries quoted 182 693 475
Median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,961 £27,500
90th Percentile £59,875 £73,750 £72,312
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

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 of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,203 6,429 8,643
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 30.86% 33.96% 39.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,721 4,688 6,613
Median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,235
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +1.94%

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in the North of England

Public Sector
Salary Trend in the North of England

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

Salary trend for Public Sector in the North of England

Public Sector
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Public Sector in the North of England over the 6 months to 27 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Public Sector in the North of England

Public Sector
Job Locations in the North of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 27 September 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
North West -4 111 £47,500 -5.00% 29
Yorkshire 0 56 £45,000 -5.26% 18
North East -2 31 £43,500 -13.00% 12
Public Sector
England

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 North of England region with a requirement for Public Sector.

1 69 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (19.70%) SQL
3 37 (18.69%) SAP
4 32 (16.16%) .NET
4 32 (16.16%) DevOps
5 31 (15.66%) Software Engineering
6 30 (15.15%) Microservices
6 30 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (14.65%) Azure
7 29 (14.65%) AWS
8 27 (13.64%) Finance
8 27 (13.64%) Linux
8 27 (13.64%) Microsoft
9 26 (13.13%) C#
10 25 (12.63%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (12.12%) Python
11 24 (12.12%) Git (software)
12 23 (11.62%) Windows
13 22 (11.11%) Office 365
14 21 (10.61%) CentOS
15 20 (10.10%) NoSQL
15 20 (10.10%) Continuous Delivery
15 20 (10.10%) ITIL
16 19 (9.60%) Stakeholder Management
16 19 (9.60%) Terraform
16 19 (9.60%) SAP S/4HANA
16 19 (9.60%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
17 18 (9.09%) Open Source
18 17 (8.59%) Puppet
18 17 (8.59%) High Availability

Public Sector
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 8 (4.04%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.53%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.02%) Apache
4 3 (1.52%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.52%) CMS
4 3 (1.52%) Jadu
4 3 (1.52%) WinCC
4 3 (1.52%) WordPress
5 1 (0.51%) IIS
5 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.51%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (9.60%) SAP S/4HANA
2 11 (5.56%) SAP CO
2 11 (5.56%) SAP FI
2 11 (5.56%) SAP FI/CO
3 8 (4.04%) SAP PS
4 2 (1.01%) Relativity
4 2 (1.01%) Ringtail
4 2 (1.01%) SAP MII
4 2 (1.01%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (14.65%) AWS
1 29 (14.65%) Azure
2 22 (11.11%) Office 365
3 17 (8.59%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (8.08%) GitHub
5 8 (4.04%) Power Platform
6 6 (3.03%) Serverless
7 4 (2.02%) GCP
8 3 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.52%) IaaS
8 3 (1.52%) PaaS
9 2 (1.01%) Azure Functions
9 2 (1.01%) SaaS
10 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.51%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.51%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.51%) Power Automate
10 1 (0.51%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.55%) Firewall
2 8 (4.04%) DHCP
2 8 (4.04%) LAN
2 8 (4.04%) WAN
3 5 (2.53%) DNS
3 5 (2.53%) Skype
3 5 (2.53%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.53%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (2.02%) Network Security
5 3 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.52%) MPLS
6 2 (1.01%) Cisco Firepower
7 1 (0.51%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.51%) Extranet
7 1 (0.51%) Internet
7 1 (0.51%) Intranet
7 1 (0.51%) SAN
7 1 (0.51%) VoIP
7 1 (0.51%) VPN
7 1 (0.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.10%) NoSQL
2 12 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (4.04%) Power BI
5 6 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.52%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 3 (1.52%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.52%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.52%) Qlik Sense
7 3 (1.52%) QlikView
8 2 (1.01%) EDRMS
8 2 (1.01%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.51%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 24 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 17 (8.59%) GitLab
2 17 (8.59%) Jenkins
3 16 (8.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (4.55%) NUnit
4 9 (4.55%) SpecFlow
5 6 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.52%) JUnit
6 3 (1.52%) Selenium
7 2 (1.01%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.01%) Maven
7 2 (1.01%) PostCSS
8 1 (0.51%) Postman
8 1 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (13.64%) Finance
2 17 (8.59%) Manufacturing
3 16 (8.08%) Marketing
4 15 (7.58%) Electronics
4 15 (7.58%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.03%) Local Government
6 4 (2.02%) Aerospace
6 4 (2.02%) Social Housing
7 2 (1.01%) Legal
8 1 (0.51%) Billing
Job Titles
1 34 (17.17%) Developer
2 26 (13.13%) Consultant
3 19 (9.60%) SAP Consultant
4 18 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
5 17 (8.59%) Analyst
5 17 (8.59%) DevOps Engineer
6 15 (7.58%) Software Engineer
7 14 (7.07%) .NET Software Engineer
8 12 (6.06%) Architect
9 11 (5.56%) SAP CO Consultant
9 11 (5.56%) SAP FI Consultant
9 11 (5.56%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 10 (5.05%) IT Manager
10 10 (5.05%) Senior Software Engineer
11 9 (4.55%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
12 8 (4.04%) .NET Developer
12 8 (4.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (3.54%) Lead Developer
13 7 (3.54%) Technical Engineer
14 6 (3.03%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (16.16%) .NET
2 17 (8.59%) Elastic Stack
3 14 (7.07%) .NET Core
4 13 (6.57%) ASP.NET
5 9 (4.55%) Akka.NET
5 9 (4.55%) ASP.NET Core
5 9 (4.55%) LINQ
5 9 (4.55%) Task Parallel Library
6 8 (4.04%) HTML
7 7 (3.54%) CSS
7 7 (3.54%) React
8 6 (3.03%) Spring
8 6 (3.03%) Web Services
9 5 (2.53%) Node.js
10 4 (2.02%) .NET Framework
10 4 (2.02%) AngularJS
10 4 (2.02%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (2.02%) HTML5
11 3 (1.52%) Express
11 3 (1.52%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.05%) Cloud Native
1 10 (5.05%) Virtual Team
2 8 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.53%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.02%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.02%) NHS
5 4 (2.02%) Private Cloud
5 4 (2.02%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.02%) User Experience
6 3 (1.52%) Blog
6 3 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.52%) SCADA
7 2 (1.01%) Cyberattack
7 2 (1.01%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.01%) Kindle
7 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Licensing
7 2 (1.01%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.51%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 27 (13.64%) Linux
2 23 (11.62%) Windows
3 21 (10.61%) CentOS
4 16 (8.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (7.58%) Windows Server
6 8 (4.04%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (1.01%) Unix
8 2 (1.01%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.51%) MVS
9 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (16.16%) DevOps
3 31 (15.66%) Software Engineering
4 30 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (15.15%) Microservices
5 25 (12.63%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (10.10%) Continuous Delivery
6 20 (10.10%) ITIL
7 19 (9.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (9.60%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 18 (9.09%) Open Source
9 17 (8.59%) Configuration Management
9 17 (8.59%) High Availability
9 17 (8.59%) IT Strategy
9 17 (8.59%) OO
9 17 (8.59%) Programme Management
10 16 (8.08%) E-Procurement
10 16 (8.08%) Infrastructure Automation
10 16 (8.08%) Load Balancing
11 15 (7.58%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 39 (19.70%) SQL
2 26 (13.13%) C#
3 24 (12.12%) Python
4 16 (8.08%) Go
4 16 (8.08%) Ruby
5 15 (7.58%) Java
5 15 (7.58%) JavaScript
6 9 (4.55%) PowerShell
7 6 (3.03%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.53%) C++
9 4 (2.02%) PHP
9 4 (2.02%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.52%) Java 8
11 2 (1.01%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.01%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (8.08%) AWS Certification
2 15 (7.58%) Degree
3 8 (4.04%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.02%) APMP
5 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.01%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.51%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.51%) HNC
7 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.51%) MCP
7 1 (0.51%) MCSA
7 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.07%) QA
2 12 (6.06%) SLA
3 5 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.01%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.01%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 17025
5 1 (0.51%) COBIT
5 1 (0.51%) GDPR
5 1 (0.51%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (0.51%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (7.07%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.56%) Docker
3 9 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.03%) vSphere
5 5 (2.53%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (1.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (9.60%) Terraform
2 17 (8.59%) Grafana
2 17 (8.59%) Prometheus
2 17 (8.59%) Puppet
3 16 (8.08%) Graphite
4 12 (6.06%) SCCM
5 9 (4.55%) Kubernetes
6 5 (2.53%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (1.52%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.52%) FTK
8 2 (1.01%) Ansible
8 2 (1.01%) Nagios
8 2 (1.01%) SCOM
9 1 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.51%) Consul
9 1 (0.51%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.51%) EnCase
9 1 (0.51%) Packer
9 1 (0.51%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 37 (18.69%) SAP
2 27 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.58%) VMware
4 14 (7.07%) Citrix
5 10 (5.05%) Cisco
6 7 (3.54%) Oracle
7 6 (3.03%) Tableau
8 5 (2.53%) Google
8 5 (2.53%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.02%) Capita
10 3 (1.52%) Juniper
10 3 (1.52%) Meraki
11 2 (1.01%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.01%) Dynatrace
11 2 (1.01%) Splunk
12 1 (0.51%) Apple
12 1 (0.51%) Datix
12 1 (0.51%) Dell
12 1 (0.51%) EMC
12 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com