Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 43 36 32
Rank change year-on-year -7 -4 +13
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 12 32 49
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.72% 5.56% 7.75%
As % of the General category 13.95% 17.58% 24.02%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 57
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £44,000 £29,389 £35,000
90th Percentile £73,500 £150,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 86 182 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 26.63% 31.60% 32.28%
Number of salaries quoted 52 120 136
Median annual salary £48,750 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,300 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £74,500 £67,625 £60,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

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 24 January 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 24 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
County Antrim +1 12 £50,000 - 6
Public Sector
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Public Sector.

1 4 (33.33%) .NET
1 4 (33.33%) Information Security
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) CISSP
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Legal
3 2 (16.67%) CGI
3 2 (16.67%) CISA
3 2 (16.67%) CISM
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security Management
3 2 (16.67%) Security Management
3 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 2 (16.67%) Azure
3 2 (16.67%) BDD
3 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 2 (16.67%) Node.js

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 2 (16.67%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Developer
1 2 (16.67%) IT Security Officer
1 2 (16.67%) Lead Developer
1 2 (16.67%) Lead Software Developer
1 2 (16.67%) Security Officer
1 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
1 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Officer
2 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Information Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Software Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Core
3 2 (16.67%) CGI
3 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 2 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (16.67%) Material Design
3 2 (16.67%) Node.js
3 2 (16.67%) React
3 2 (16.67%) REST
3 2 (16.67%) Spring
3 2 (16.67%) Vue.js
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) D3.js
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) Information Security
2 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) API Development
3 2 (16.67%) BDD
3 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security Management
3 2 (16.67%) Project Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Records Management
3 2 (16.67%) Security Management
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (8.33%) SIEM
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CEH
1 2 (16.67%) CISA
1 2 (16.67%) CISM
1 2 (16.67%) CISSP
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) NCSC
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe