Period
to 20 January 2021

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 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
England > North of England
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 92 81 74
Rank change year-on-year -11 -7 +28
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 302 538 762
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 3.16% 3.33% 3.99%
As % of the General category 10.53% 9.82% 10.59%
Number of salaries quoted 290 494 662
Median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,903
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +1.27% +9.33%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,946 £29,775
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £72,312
England median annual salary £52,500 £53,060 £52,500
% change year-on-year -1.06% +1.07% +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 of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,868 5,478 7,195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 30.03% 33.96% 37.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2,284 4,171 5,611
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £68,750
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 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 20 January 2021.

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 20 January 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
Yorkshire 0 116 £47,500 +5.56% 34
North West -14 114 £45,000 -9.06% 41
North East +9 72 £43,250 -3.89% 19
Public Sector
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 of England region with a requirement for Public Sector.

1 93 (30.79%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (20.86%) Azure
3 59 (19.54%) AWS
4 55 (18.21%) Python
4 55 (18.21%) Microsoft
5 52 (17.22%) SQL
6 49 (16.23%) Business Intelligence
7 48 (15.89%) DevOps
8 44 (14.57%) Java
9 41 (13.58%) JavaScript
9 41 (13.58%) SQL Server
9 41 (13.58%) Finance
10 40 (13.25%) ITIL
11 38 (12.58%) .NET
12 37 (12.25%) HTML
13 34 (11.26%) Linux
14 33 (10.93%) Stakeholder Management
15 32 (10.60%) Windows
16 28 (9.27%) C#
16 28 (9.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 28 (9.27%) Degree
16 28 (9.27%) Problem-Solving
17 27 (8.94%) CSS
18 26 (8.61%) Office 365
19 25 (8.28%) NoSQL
19 25 (8.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 25 (8.28%) Git (software)
19 25 (8.28%) SAP
19 25 (8.28%) Programme Management
19 25 (8.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 12 (3.97%) Apache
1 12 (3.97%) Apache Spark
2 9 (2.98%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (2.65%) Apache Synapse
4 4 (1.32%) CMS
4 4 (1.32%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.32%) WinCC
4 4 (1.32%) WordPress
5 3 (0.99%) Jadu
5 3 (0.99%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.99%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.33%) Confluence
6 1 (0.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (2.98%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.33%) Figma
4 1 (0.33%) Sketch
4 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Siebel CRM
2 1 (0.33%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 63 (20.86%) Azure
2 59 (19.54%) AWS
3 26 (8.61%) Office 365
4 22 (7.28%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (5.63%) Azure Data Factory
6 12 (3.97%) Serverless
7 11 (3.64%) PaaS
8 10 (3.31%) GCP
9 9 (2.98%) GitHub
10 8 (2.65%) Amazon Kinesis
10 8 (2.65%) Power Platform
10 8 (2.65%) SaaS
11 6 (1.99%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (1.66%) IaaS
13 3 (0.99%) Azure Functions
14 2 (0.66%) Amazon EKS
14 2 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
14 2 (0.66%) Lucidchart
15 1 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.31%) Firewall
2 9 (2.98%) LAN
3 8 (2.65%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (2.65%) WAN
4 7 (2.32%) Cisco Firepower
5 6 (1.99%) DNS
6 4 (1.32%) DHCP
6 4 (1.32%) Network Security
6 4 (1.32%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.32%) VPN
7 3 (0.99%) Skype
8 2 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.66%) Wireless
9 1 (0.33%) BGP
9 1 (0.33%) Extranet
9 1 (0.33%) IPv6
9 1 (0.33%) MPLS
9 1 (0.33%) OSPF
9 1 (0.33%) TETRA
9 1 (0.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (8.28%) NoSQL
3 25 (8.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 25 (8.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (7.95%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (6.29%) Data Lake
6 17 (5.63%) Amazon Athena
6 17 (5.63%) Amazon Redshift
6 17 (5.63%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 17 (5.63%) Azure SQL Database
7 10 (3.31%) Hadoop
8 9 (2.98%) Big Data
9 8 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (2.65%) HBase
10 7 (2.32%) Power BI
10 7 (2.32%) Tableau
11 6 (1.99%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (1.32%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 25 (8.28%) Git (software)
2 14 (4.64%) Jenkins
3 11 (3.64%) JIRA
4 10 (3.31%) GitLab
4 10 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (2.98%) Selenium
6 8 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (1.66%) Postman
8 4 (1.32%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.99%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.99%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.66%) Babel
10 2 (0.66%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.66%) webpack
11 1 (0.33%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.33%) Balsamiq
11 1 (0.33%) JMeter
11 1 (0.33%) JUnit
11 1 (0.33%) Newman
11 1 (0.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 41 (13.58%) Finance
2 24 (7.95%) Telecoms
3 22 (7.28%) Marketing
4 21 (6.95%) Electronics
4 21 (6.95%) Manufacturing
5 20 (6.62%) Retail
6 7 (2.32%) Games
6 7 (2.32%) Local Government
7 5 (1.66%) Law
8 4 (1.32%) Social Housing
9 2 (0.66%) Banking
9 2 (0.66%) Legal
Job Titles
1 65 (21.52%) Developer
2 29 (9.60%) Analyst
2 29 (9.60%) Architect
3 17 (5.63%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (5.30%) Senior Developer
4 16 (5.30%) Software Engineer
5 15 (4.97%) IT Manager
6 14 (4.64%) Data Architect
7 11 (3.64%) Java Developer
7 11 (3.64%) Platform Engineer
8 10 (3.31%) Applications Support
8 10 (3.31%) Graduate
8 10 (3.31%) Software Developer
9 9 (2.98%) Delivery Manager
10 8 (2.65%) .NET Developer
10 8 (2.65%) Data Engineer
10 8 (2.65%) DBA
10 8 (2.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 8 (2.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (2.65%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (12.58%) .NET
2 37 (12.25%) HTML
3 27 (8.94%) CSS
4 15 (4.97%) HTML5
5 12 (3.97%) React
6 9 (2.98%) .NET Core
6 9 (2.98%) Elastic Stack
7 8 (2.65%) .NET Framework
7 8 (2.65%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (2.65%) CSS3
7 8 (2.65%) Kafka
8 7 (2.32%) ASP.NET
9 6 (1.99%) AngularJS
9 6 (1.99%) Entity Framework
9 6 (1.99%) jQuery
10 5 (1.66%) Spring
11 4 (1.32%) JSON
11 4 (1.32%) Spring Boot
11 4 (1.32%) Web Services
11 4 (1.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (7.28%) User Experience
3 11 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (3.64%) NHS
4 8 (2.65%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.32%) Blog
5 7 (2.32%) Cyberthreat
5 7 (2.32%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.66%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.32%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.32%) SCADA
8 3 (0.99%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.66%) Acoustics
9 2 (0.66%) Cyberattack
9 2 (0.66%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.66%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.66%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.66%) Video\Live Streaming
10 1 (0.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 34 (11.26%) Linux
2 32 (10.60%) Windows
3 24 (7.95%) Windows Server
4 16 (5.30%) CentOS
5 9 (2.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.66%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.32%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (0.99%) Unix
8 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (30.79%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (16.23%) Business Intelligence
3 48 (15.89%) DevOps
4 40 (13.25%) ITIL
5 33 (10.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (9.27%) Problem-Solving
7 25 (8.28%) Programme Management
8 24 (7.95%) Software Engineering
9 23 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (7.62%) Service Delivery
10 22 (7.28%) Open Source
11 21 (6.95%) Digital Marketing
12 20 (6.62%) Project Management
12 20 (6.62%) Scrum
13 19 (6.29%) OO
14 18 (5.96%) Microservices
14 18 (5.96%) Test Automation
15 17 (5.63%) Cybersecurity
15 17 (5.63%) TDD
16 16 (5.30%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 55 (18.21%) Python
2 52 (17.22%) SQL
3 44 (14.57%) Java
4 41 (13.58%) JavaScript
5 28 (9.27%) C#
6 15 (4.97%) Go
7 9 (2.98%) Ruby
8 8 (2.65%) C++
8 8 (2.65%) PHP
8 8 (2.65%) TypeScript
9 7 (2.32%) C
10 6 (1.99%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.66%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.66%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.33%) ABAP
13 1 (0.33%) Groovy
13 1 (0.33%) Java 8
13 1 (0.33%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.33%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 28 (9.27%) Degree
2 19 (6.29%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.97%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.98%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (2.65%) AWS Certification
6 7 (2.32%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.99%) TOGAF Certification
8 2 (0.66%) CISSP
8 2 (0.66%) ISEB
8 2 (0.66%) MCSA
8 2 (0.66%) MCSE
9 1 (0.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.33%) CCNA
9 1 (0.33%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.33%) CISA
9 1 (0.33%) CISM
9 1 (0.33%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.30%) QA
2 6 (1.99%) SLA
3 5 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.66%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 17025
5 1 (0.33%) COBIT
5 1 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.33%) GDPR
5 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.33%) PMO
5 1 (0.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 24 (7.95%) Docker
2 14 (4.64%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.99%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (1.32%) vSphere
6 2 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 19 (6.29%) Kubernetes
2 18 (5.96%) Terraform
3 9 (2.98%) Grafana
3 9 (2.98%) Prometheus
3 9 (2.98%) Puppet
4 8 (2.65%) Graphite
5 7 (2.32%) SCCM
6 5 (1.66%) Ansible
7 2 (0.66%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.66%) Packer
7 2 (0.66%) SCOM
7 2 (0.66%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.33%) Consul
8 1 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.33%) EnCase
8 1 (0.33%) FTK
8 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 55 (18.21%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.28%) SAP
3 19 (6.29%) Oracle
4 17 (5.63%) Databricks
5 13 (4.30%) VMware
6 11 (3.64%) Google
7 9 (2.98%) Citrix
7 9 (2.98%) Red Hat
8 8 (2.65%) IBM
9 7 (2.32%) Dynatrace
10 4 (1.32%) Adobe
10 4 (1.32%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.99%) Cisco
11 3 (0.99%) Splunk
12 2 (0.66%) Informatica
12 2 (0.66%) Siebel
13 1 (0.33%) Avaya
13 1 (0.33%) Dell
13 1 (0.33%) DevExpress
13 1 (0.33%) EMC