Period
to 1 December 2020

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 1 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
1 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 40 33 39
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6 +9
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 10 34 38
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.19% 6.30% 6.64%
As % of the General category 10.64% 21.25% 20.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 41
Median annual salary £56,250 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -9.09% +48.65%
10th Percentile £43,625 £27,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £74,500 £150,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +1.52%

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 94 160 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 30.03% 29.63% 32.52%
Number of salaries quoted 50 98 123
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £36,125 £27,500 £25,350
90th Percentile £75,250 £70,000 £64,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £53,150
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.48% +6.30%

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 1 December 2020.

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 1 December 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
County Antrim -1 10 £56,250 +12.50% 12
Public Sector
UK

For the 6 months to 1 December 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Public Sector.

1 3 (30.00%) Information Security
1 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (20.00%) Web Development
2 2 (20.00%) Project Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Legal
2 2 (20.00%) Publishing
2 2 (20.00%) Web Design
2 2 (20.00%) Records Management
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Data Management
2 2 (20.00%) CEH
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (20.00%) Adobe
2 2 (20.00%) CISSP
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) CISA
2 2 (20.00%) CISM
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security Management
2 2 (20.00%) Security Management
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Finance

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (20.00%) Legal
1 2 (20.00%) Publishing
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) IT Security Officer
1 2 (20.00%) Security Officer
1 2 (20.00%) Web Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Officer
2 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Information Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Lead Software Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Core
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (10.00%) Material Design
2 1 (10.00%) React
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (30.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Data Management
2 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security Management
2 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (20.00%) Project Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Records Management
2 2 (20.00%) Security Management
2 2 (20.00%) Web Design
2 2 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) API Development
3 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (10.00%) Commercial Awareness
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CEH
1 2 (20.00%) CISA
1 2 (20.00%) CISM
1 2 (20.00%) CISSP
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) NCSC
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) Google