Period
to 11 August 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Sector in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Public Sector over the 6 months to 11 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
England > North West
6 months to
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 97 96 120
Rank change year-on-year -1 +24 -46
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 125 334 329
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 2.54% 3.16% 2.68%
As % of the General category 7.25% 8.55% 6.57%
Number of salaries quoted 96 309 220
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £34,375 £26,200 £26,225
90th Percentile £68,250 £76,521 £75,525
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +4.17%

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 West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,723 3,907 5,005
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 35.03% 36.98% 40.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,260 2,599 3,767
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in the North West

Public Sector
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Public Sector in the North West

Public Sector
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Public Sector in the North West over the 6 months to 11 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Public Sector in the North West

Public Sector
Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 11 August 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
Manchester -22 67 £50,000 - 17
Lancashire +32 39 £47,500 -7.11% 1
Cheshire +44 14 £52,284 +49.38% 5
Merseyside +17 3 £66,000 +21.86% 4
Cumbria -8 1 - -
Public Sector
England

For the 6 months to 11 August 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 West region with a requirement for Public Sector.

1 43 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (32.80%) SAP
3 29 (23.20%) Software Engineering
3 29 (23.20%) SAP S/4HANA
4 28 (22.40%) SQL
5 27 (21.60%) Finance
6 26 (20.80%) Business Intelligence
7 25 (20.00%) Microservices
8 24 (19.20%) Python
9 23 (18.40%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (17.60%) AWS
11 21 (16.80%) DevOps
12 20 (16.00%) C#
13 18 (14.40%) .NET
13 18 (14.40%) SAP FI
13 18 (14.40%) SAP FI/CO
13 18 (14.40%) SAP CO
13 18 (14.40%) TDD
14 17 (13.60%) Git (software)
14 17 (13.60%) OO
14 17 (13.60%) Jenkins
15 16 (12.80%) Analytics
15 16 (12.80%) NoSQL
15 16 (12.80%) Ruby
16 15 (12.00%) BDD
16 15 (12.00%) Security Cleared
16 15 (12.00%) Manufacturing
17 14 (11.20%) Telecoms
17 14 (11.20%) Linux
17 14 (11.20%) Degree

Public Sector
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 7 (5.60%) Apache
2 2 (1.60%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.80%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.80%) WinCC
Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 29 (23.20%) SAP S/4HANA
2 18 (14.40%) SAP CO
2 18 (14.40%) SAP FI
2 18 (14.40%) SAP FI/CO
3 10 (8.00%) SAP PS
4 5 (4.00%) Relativity
4 5 (4.00%) Ringtail
5 4 (3.20%) SAP MM
6 2 (1.60%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 22 (17.60%) AWS
2 12 (9.60%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (8.80%) GitHub
4 5 (4.00%) Azure
5 4 (3.20%) Power Platform
6 3 (2.40%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (2.40%) Serverless
7 2 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.60%) GCP
7 2 (1.60%) Office 365
8 1 (0.80%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.80%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.80%) SaaS
8 1 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.60%) Firewall
2 6 (4.80%) Internet
3 5 (4.00%) DHCP
3 5 (4.00%) HTTP
3 5 (4.00%) MPLS
3 5 (4.00%) Skype
3 5 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.60%) WebEx
5 1 (0.80%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.80%) Intranet
5 1 (0.80%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.80%) LAN
5 1 (0.80%) VoIP
5 1 (0.80%) VPN
5 1 (0.80%) WAN
5 1 (0.80%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.80%) NoSQL
2 13 (10.40%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.00%) EDRMS
3 5 (4.00%) RDBMS
3 5 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.20%) Power BI
5 3 (2.40%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.80%) Big Data
7 1 (0.80%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 17 (13.60%) Git (software)
1 17 (13.60%) Jenkins
2 11 (8.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 11 (8.80%) GitLab
3 10 (8.00%) NUnit
3 10 (8.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.60%) PostCSS
General
1 27 (21.60%) Finance
2 15 (12.00%) Manufacturing
3 14 (11.20%) Telecoms
4 12 (9.60%) Electronics
4 12 (9.60%) Marketing
5 6 (4.80%) Local Government
6 5 (4.00%) Banking
6 5 (4.00%) Games
7 4 (3.20%) Aerospace
7 4 (3.20%) Legal
8 3 (2.40%) Retail
9 1 (0.80%) Billing
Job Titles
1 29 (23.20%) Consultant
1 29 (23.20%) SAP Consultant
2 18 (14.40%) SAP CO Consultant
2 18 (14.40%) SAP FI Consultant
2 18 (14.40%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 17 (13.60%) Developer
4 15 (12.00%) Software Engineer
5 14 (11.20%) Analyst
6 12 (9.60%) .NET Software Engineer
6 12 (9.60%) Senior Software Engineer
7 11 (8.80%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (8.80%) Platform Engineer
8 10 (8.00%) Architect
8 10 (8.00%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
9 7 (5.60%) Graduate
10 6 (4.80%) Software Developer
11 5 (4.00%) Graduate Developer
11 5 (4.00%) Graduate Software Developer
11 5 (4.00%) Network Architect
11 5 (4.00%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.40%) .NET
2 12 (9.60%) Elastic Stack
3 11 (8.80%) .NET Core
3 11 (8.80%) ASP.NET
4 10 (8.00%) Akka.NET
4 10 (8.00%) ASP.NET Core
4 10 (8.00%) LINQ
4 10 (8.00%) Task Parallel Library
5 6 (4.80%) CSS
5 6 (4.80%) HTML
5 6 (4.80%) JSON
5 6 (4.80%) Spring
5 6 (4.80%) Web Services
6 5 (4.00%) Ajax
6 5 (4.00%) Apache Flex
6 5 (4.00%) RESTful
6 5 (4.00%) Servlets
6 5 (4.00%) Spring Boot
7 3 (2.40%) Node.js
7 3 (2.40%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.80%) Cloud Native
3 10 (8.00%) Virtual Team
4 6 (4.80%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.00%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.00%) Online Games
5 5 (4.00%) Wiki
6 4 (3.20%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.40%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.40%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.60%) BBC
8 2 (1.60%) Blog
8 2 (1.60%) NHS
8 2 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.80%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.80%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.80%) SCADA
9 1 (0.80%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.20%) Linux
2 11 (8.80%) CentOS
2 11 (8.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.20%) Windows
4 2 (1.60%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.80%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (23.20%) Software Engineering
3 26 (20.80%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (20.00%) Microservices
5 23 (18.40%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (16.80%) DevOps
7 18 (14.40%) TDD
8 17 (13.60%) OO
9 16 (12.80%) Analytics
10 15 (12.00%) BDD
11 13 (10.40%) IT Strategy
11 13 (10.40%) Programme Management
11 13 (10.40%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
12 12 (9.60%) Cash Management
12 12 (9.60%) Digital Marketing
12 12 (9.60%) High Availability
12 12 (9.60%) Open Source
13 11 (8.80%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (8.80%) Load Balancing
13 11 (8.80%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (22.40%) SQL
2 24 (19.20%) Python
3 20 (16.00%) C#
4 16 (12.80%) Ruby
5 13 (10.40%) Java
6 11 (8.80%) Go
7 10 (8.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (5.60%) C++
9 5 (4.00%) Groovy
9 5 (4.00%) Java 8
9 5 (4.00%) Scala
10 3 (2.40%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.60%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.60%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.60%) VBA
12 1 (0.80%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.20%) Degree
3 11 (8.80%) AWS Certification
4 4 (3.20%) APMP
5 1 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.80%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.80%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.80%) HNC
5 1 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.80%) MCP
5 1 (0.80%) MCSA
5 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.60%) QA
2 5 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (1.60%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (1.60%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.80%) GDPR
5 1 (0.80%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 3 (2.40%) Docker
2 2 (1.60%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.80%) HDFS
3 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (9.60%) Grafana
1 12 (9.60%) Prometheus
1 12 (9.60%) Puppet
1 12 (9.60%) Terraform
2 11 (8.80%) Graphite
3 6 (4.80%) FTK
4 5 (4.00%) FortiGate
5 3 (2.40%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.60%) Nagios
7 1 (0.80%) Ansible
7 1 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.80%) EnCase
7 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.80%) SCCM
7 1 (0.80%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (32.80%) SAP
2 12 (9.60%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.40%) Cisco
4 7 (5.60%) Capita
5 5 (4.00%) Juniper
5 5 (4.00%) Meraki
5 5 (4.00%) Oracle
6 3 (2.40%) Tableau
7 2 (1.60%) Citrix
7 2 (1.60%) Google
7 2 (1.60%) VMware
8 1 (0.80%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.80%) HP