Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 25 44 37
Rank change year-on-year +19 -7 +9
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 85 5 33
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 11.68% 1.51% 5.92%
As % of the General category 21.14% 3.23% 12.60%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 11
10th Percentile £31,375 £47,875 £16,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £50,313 £25,322
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £38,500 £56,250 £30,000
Median % change year-on-year -31.56% +87.50% -45.45%
75th Percentile £48,188 £62,813 £50,000
90th Percentile £49,500 £65,625 £55,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,750
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.48% +1.50%

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 402 155 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 55.22% 46.83% 47.04%
Number of salaries quoted 218 71 134
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £24,000
25th Percentile £35,188 £31,625 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
75th Percentile £77,500 £58,125 £63,125
90th Percentile £82,500 £60,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +9.52% +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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +6 59 £39,500 -29.78% 4
County Armagh - 23 - - 1
County Tyrone - 2 £32,500 -
Public Sector
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 54 (63.53%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (61.18%) SC Cleared
2 52 (61.18%) Security Cleared
2 52 (61.18%) AngularJS
3 51 (60.00%) .NET
4 50 (58.82%) C#
5 49 (57.65%) SQL
6 48 (56.47%) Java
6 48 (56.47%) BDD
6 48 (56.47%) MongoDB
6 48 (56.47%) TDD
6 48 (56.47%) Spring
6 48 (56.47%) Hibernate
6 48 (56.47%) Scrum
6 48 (56.47%) Node.js
6 48 (56.47%) Change Control
7 30 (35.29%) Python
8 28 (32.94%) Social Skills
9 26 (30.59%) User Stories
10 25 (29.41%) Mentoring
10 25 (29.41%) Coaching
10 25 (29.41%) Microsoft
11 23 (27.06%) Facilities Management
11 23 (27.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 23 (27.06%) Software Engineering
11 23 (27.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 23 (27.06%) Microsoft Excel
11 23 (27.06%) Microsoft Office
12 5 (5.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 5 (5.88%) DevOps

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 1 (1.18%) CMS
1 1 (1.18%) Headless CMS
1 1 (1.18%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 23 (27.06%) Microsoft Excel
1 23 (27.06%) Microsoft Office
1 23 (27.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.18%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.88%) Azure
2 4 (4.71%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (56.47%) MongoDB
2 5 (5.88%) MySQL
3 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (32.94%) Social Skills
2 2 (2.35%) Finance
3 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (37.65%) Developer
2 25 (29.41%) Senior Developer
2 25 (29.41%) Senior Software Developer
2 25 (29.41%) Software Developer
3 23 (27.06%) Software Engineer
4 4 (4.71%) Applications Developer
4 4 (4.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (4.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (4.71%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (4.71%) Web Applications Developer
4 4 (4.71%) Web Developer
5 3 (3.53%) .NET Developer
6 1 (1.18%) Analyst
6 1 (1.18%) Business Analyst
6 1 (1.18%) Database Manager
6 1 (1.18%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (1.18%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (61.18%) AngularJS
2 51 (60.00%) .NET
3 48 (56.47%) Hibernate
3 48 (56.47%) Node.js
3 48 (56.47%) Spring
4 5 (5.88%) React
5 4 (4.71%) Ajax
5 4 (4.71%) CSS
5 4 (4.71%) HTML
5 4 (4.71%) jQuery
5 4 (4.71%) LESS
5 4 (4.71%) Sass
5 4 (4.71%) Vue.js
6 1 (1.18%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.18%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.18%) Jest
6 1 (1.18%) Redux
6 1 (1.18%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.71%) User Experience
2 2 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (63.53%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (56.47%) BDD
2 48 (56.47%) Change Control
2 48 (56.47%) Scrum
2 48 (56.47%) TDD
3 26 (30.59%) User Stories
4 25 (29.41%) Coaching
4 25 (29.41%) Mentoring
5 23 (27.06%) Facilities Management
5 23 (27.06%) Software Engineering
6 5 (5.88%) DevOps
6 5 (5.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 5 (5.88%) Front End Development
6 5 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (4.71%) Build Automation
7 4 (4.71%) Presales
7 4 (4.71%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (4.71%) Prototyping
7 4 (4.71%) Software Testing
7 4 (4.71%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 50 (58.82%) C#
2 49 (57.65%) SQL
3 48 (56.47%) Java
4 30 (35.29%) Python
5 4 (4.71%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.71%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.71%) PHP
6 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.18%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 52 (61.18%) SC Cleared
1 52 (61.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (27.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.18%) Accessibility
System Software
1 4 (4.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) Ansible
1 4 (4.71%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 25 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.18%) Aruba
2 1 (1.18%) Avaya
2 1 (1.18%) CheckPoint
2 1 (1.18%) Dell
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle