Period
to 29 July 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Sector in permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Public Sector over the 6 months to 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 30 44 34
Rank change year-on-year +14 -10 +1
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 66 10 45
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 10.46% 2.75% 7.18%
As % of the General category 20.75% 5.03% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 25
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £22,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +77.78% -55.00% +100.00%
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 318 199 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 50.40% 54.82% 49.44%
Number of salaries quoted 173 81 171
10th Percentile £28,950 £27,500 £24,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £29,000 £30,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% +11.84%
75th Percentile £77,500 £55,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £60,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.73% +4.76% +5.00%

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in Northern Ireland

Public Sector
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Public Sector in Northern Ireland

Public Sector
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Public Sector in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Public Sector in Northern Ireland

Public Sector
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Public Sector within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 29 July 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
County Antrim +2 50 £40,000 +77.78% 6
County Armagh - 13 - -
County Tyrone - 1 - -
Public Sector
UK

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Public Sector.

1 46 (69.70%) AngularJS
2 42 (63.64%) .NET
3 41 (62.12%) C#
3 41 (62.12%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (60.61%) SQL
5 39 (59.09%) Java
5 39 (59.09%) Security Cleared
5 39 (59.09%) Node.js
6 38 (57.58%) BDD
6 38 (57.58%) MongoDB
6 38 (57.58%) Change Control
6 38 (57.58%) SC Cleared
6 38 (57.58%) TDD
6 38 (57.58%) Spring
6 38 (57.58%) Hibernate
6 38 (57.58%) Scrum
7 21 (31.82%) Python
8 20 (30.30%) Software Engineering
8 20 (30.30%) User Stories
9 19 (28.79%) Mentoring
9 19 (28.79%) Coaching
10 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
11 14 (21.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 14 (21.21%) Social Skills
12 13 (19.70%) Facilities Management
12 13 (19.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 13 (19.70%) Microsoft Excel
12 13 (19.70%) DNA
12 13 (19.70%) Microsoft Office
13 9 (13.64%) React

Public Sector
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 (3.03%) CMS
1 2 (3.03%) Headless CMS
2 1 (1.52%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 13 (19.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 13 (19.70%) Microsoft Office
1 13 (19.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.52%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (57.58%) MongoDB
2 7 (10.61%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.06%) MySQL
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (21.21%) Social Skills
2 2 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (46.97%) Developer
2 20 (30.30%) Software Developer
3 19 (28.79%) Senior Developer
3 19 (28.79%) Senior Software Developer
3 19 (28.79%) Software Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (4.55%) .NET Developer
5 3 (4.55%) Applications Developer
5 3 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (4.55%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (4.55%) Web Applications Developer
5 3 (4.55%) Web Developer
6 1 (1.52%) Analyst
6 1 (1.52%) Business Analyst
6 1 (1.52%) Database Manager
6 1 (1.52%) Java Developer
6 1 (1.52%) Lead Developer
6 1 (1.52%) Lead Software Developer
6 1 (1.52%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (69.70%) AngularJS
2 42 (63.64%) .NET
3 39 (59.09%) Node.js
4 38 (57.58%) Hibernate
4 38 (57.58%) Spring
5 9 (13.64%) React
6 7 (10.61%) CSS
6 7 (10.61%) HTML
6 7 (10.61%) jQuery
7 4 (6.06%) Vue.js
8 3 (4.55%) Ajax
8 3 (4.55%) LESS
8 3 (4.55%) REST
8 3 (4.55%) Sass
9 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (3.03%) Entity Framework
9 2 (3.03%) Jest
9 2 (3.03%) Redux
10 1 (1.52%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) User Experience
2 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (62.12%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (57.58%) BDD
2 38 (57.58%) Change Control
2 38 (57.58%) Scrum
2 38 (57.58%) TDD
3 20 (30.30%) Software Engineering
3 20 (30.30%) User Stories
4 19 (28.79%) Coaching
4 19 (28.79%) Mentoring
5 13 (19.70%) DNA
5 13 (19.70%) Facilities Management
6 8 (12.12%) Full Stack Development
7 5 (7.58%) Front End Development
8 4 (6.06%) OO
8 4 (6.06%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (4.55%) Mobile Development
9 3 (4.55%) Software Testing
9 3 (4.55%) Wireframes
10 2 (3.03%) DevOps
10 2 (3.03%) Jamstack
Programming Languages
1 41 (62.12%) C#
2 40 (60.61%) SQL
3 39 (59.09%) Java
4 21 (31.82%) Python
5 8 (12.12%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.61%) PHP
7 2 (3.03%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 38 (57.58%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.03%) Accessibility
Vendors
1 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.52%) Aruba
2 1 (1.52%) Avaya
2 1 (1.52%) CheckPoint
2 1 (1.52%) Dell
2 1 (1.52%) Google
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle