Period
to 7 December 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Sector in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Public Sector over the 6 months to 7 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
UK > Scotland
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 64 26
Rank change year-on-year -7 -38 -8
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 167 225 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.68% 4.21% 7.91%
As % of the General category 10.25% 10.68% 18.11%
Number of salaries quoted 113 180 205
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £45,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.57% -3.68% +11.76%
10th Percentile £30,200 £31,075 £30,950
90th Percentile £69,877 £69,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +7.78%

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 Scotland with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,630 2,107 2,446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 35.88% 39.38% 43.67%
Number of salaries quoted 913 1,347 1,544
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £31,000 £29,413
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,950 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £54,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.46% +9.50% -

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Public Sector as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in Scotland

Public Sector
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Public Sector in Scotland.

Salary trend for Public Sector in Scotland

Public Sector
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Public Sector in Scotland over the 6 months to 7 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Public Sector in Scotland

Public Sector
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Public Sector within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 7 December 2019. 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
Glasgow +2 84 £39,765 -12.36% 21
Edinburgh +3 66 £45,000 -10.00% 48
North Lanarkshire - 5 £65,000 -
Scottish Borders +3 3 £24,000 -45.76%
Dundee -6 2 - - 2
Falkirk - 2 £37,500 -
Aberdeen -10 1 £29,565 -11.75%
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
Public Sector
UK

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Public Sector.

1 53 (31.74%) Azure
2 51 (30.54%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (26.95%) JavaScript
4 39 (23.35%) Microsoft
5 37 (22.16%) SQL
6 35 (20.96%) .NET
6 35 (20.96%) DevOps
7 31 (18.56%) Finance
8 30 (17.96%) C#
9 27 (16.17%) HTML
9 27 (16.17%) CSS
10 25 (14.97%) AWS
11 24 (14.37%) Enterprise Software
12 23 (13.77%) ASP.NET
13 22 (13.17%) Windows
14 21 (12.57%) MVC
15 20 (11.98%) SQL Server
15 20 (11.98%) Service Delivery
15 20 (11.98%) AngularJS
15 20 (11.98%) Microservices
15 20 (11.98%) SDLC
15 20 (11.98%) Greenfield Project
16 19 (11.38%) Office 365
16 19 (11.38%) Test Automation
16 19 (11.38%) Java
17 18 (10.78%) Linux
17 18 (10.78%) Degree
18 17 (10.18%) Business Intelligence
18 17 (10.18%) REST
18 17 (10.18%) Open Source

Public Sector
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 9 (5.39%) Umbraco
2 6 (3.59%) Tomcat
2 6 (3.59%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.40%) CloudStack
3 4 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (2.40%) IIS
3 4 (2.40%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.80%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.20%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.60%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.60%) Confluence
6 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.60%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (5.39%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.40%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (5.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.59%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 53 (31.74%) Azure
2 25 (14.97%) AWS
3 19 (11.38%) Office 365
4 13 (7.78%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (7.78%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (4.79%) Power Platform
6 3 (1.80%) IaaS
6 3 (1.80%) SaaS
7 2 (1.20%) PaaS
8 1 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.60%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 1 (0.60%) G Suite
8 1 (0.60%) GCP
8 1 (0.60%) GitHub
8 1 (0.60%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.19%) Firewall
2 5 (2.99%) WAN
3 4 (2.40%) Internet
4 3 (1.80%) DHCP
4 3 (1.80%) DNS
4 3 (1.80%) Network Security
5 2 (1.20%) HTTP
5 2 (1.20%) VPN
6 1 (0.60%) Broadband
6 1 (0.60%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.60%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.60%) LAN
6 1 (0.60%) Skype
6 1 (0.60%) SSL
6 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.60%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.60%) VoIP
6 1 (0.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.98%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (4.79%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (4.79%) Power BI
4 6 (3.59%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.80%) Big Data
6 3 (1.80%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.80%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.20%) Blockchain
7 2 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.20%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.60%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.60%) HBase
8 1 (0.60%) MS Access
8 1 (0.60%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 13 (7.78%) Cucumber
2 12 (7.19%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.99%) SpecFlow
4 9 (5.39%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.59%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.40%) Axure RP
7 3 (1.80%) JIRA
7 3 (1.80%) Selenium
8 1 (0.60%) Gatling
8 1 (0.60%) JMeter
8 1 (0.60%) JUnit
8 1 (0.60%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.60%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.60%) NeoLoad
8 1 (0.60%) Subversion
8 1 (0.60%) Xcode
General
1 31 (18.56%) Finance
2 12 (7.19%) Retail
3 10 (5.99%) Manufacturing
4 9 (5.39%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.59%) Marketing
6 5 (2.99%) Local Government
7 3 (1.80%) Electronics
8 1 (0.60%) Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Fire and Rescue
8 1 (0.60%) Legal
8 1 (0.60%) Military
Job Titles
1 51 (30.54%) Developer
2 19 (11.38%) Consultant
3 17 (10.18%) .NET Developer
4 14 (8.38%) Analyst
5 13 (7.78%) Azure Developer
6 12 (7.19%) Java Developer
7 11 (6.59%) IT Manager
7 11 (6.59%) Project Manager
7 11 (6.59%) Test Consultant
8 10 (5.99%) Principal Consultant
8 10 (5.99%) Test Automation Consultant
9 9 (5.39%) Angular Developer
9 9 (5.39%) Platform Engineer
10 6 (3.59%) Architect
10 6 (3.59%) Cloud Architect
10 6 (3.59%) Cloud Engineer
11 5 (2.99%) Business Analyst
11 5 (2.99%) Lead Developer
11 5 (2.99%) Software Developer
11 5 (2.99%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (20.96%) .NET
2 27 (16.17%) CSS
2 27 (16.17%) HTML
3 23 (13.77%) ASP.NET
4 20 (11.98%) AngularJS
5 17 (10.18%) .NET Core
5 17 (10.18%) REST
6 15 (8.98%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (6.59%) HTML5
8 9 (5.39%) J2EE
9 8 (4.79%) Hibernate
9 8 (4.79%) Spring
10 5 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (2.99%) Web Services
11 4 (2.40%) Redux
12 3 (1.80%) Apache Camel
12 3 (1.80%) Gherkin
12 3 (1.80%) JMS
12 3 (1.80%) Node.js
12 3 (1.80%) React
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.37%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (11.98%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (6.59%) Data Centre
4 10 (5.99%) Hybrid Cloud
5 9 (5.39%) User Experience
6 8 (4.79%) Blog
7 4 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.40%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.40%) NHS
8 3 (1.80%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.80%) EMC VNX
8 3 (1.80%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.20%) EPoS
9 2 (1.20%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.20%) Replication
9 2 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.20%) Smart Energy
9 2 (1.20%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.60%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.17%) Windows
2 18 (10.78%) Linux
3 7 (4.19%) Unix
4 6 (3.59%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.40%) CentOS
6 4 (2.40%) Debian
7 3 (1.80%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (30.54%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (20.96%) DevOps
3 21 (12.57%) MVC
4 20 (11.98%) Microservices
4 20 (11.98%) SDLC
4 20 (11.98%) Service Delivery
5 19 (11.38%) Test Automation
6 17 (10.18%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (10.18%) Open Source
7 16 (9.58%) BDD
7 16 (9.58%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (9.58%) Software Engineering
8 15 (8.98%) Project Management
9 14 (8.38%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (8.38%) TDD
10 13 (7.78%) ITIL
11 12 (7.19%) CRM
12 11 (6.59%) Data Privacy
12 11 (6.59%) Line Management
12 11 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (26.95%) JavaScript
2 37 (22.16%) SQL
3 30 (17.96%) C#
4 19 (11.38%) Java
5 12 (7.19%) Python
6 10 (5.99%) Ruby
7 7 (4.19%) Bash Shell
8 6 (3.59%) C
8 6 (3.59%) PL/SQL
8 6 (3.59%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.40%) ES6
10 3 (1.80%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.20%) C++
12 1 (0.60%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.60%) Java 8
12 1 (0.60%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.60%) R
12 1 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (10.78%) Degree
2 7 (4.19%) CCNP
2 7 (4.19%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (4.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.59%) CCNA
4 4 (2.40%) HND
4 4 (2.40%) MCSA
4 4 (2.40%) MCSE
4 4 (2.40%) RHCT
5 3 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.20%) CISM
6 2 (1.20%) CISSP
6 2 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.60%) CCDP
7 1 (0.60%) CISA
7 1 (0.60%) ISEB
7 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.60%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.99%) GDPR
3 4 (2.40%) QA
4 3 (1.80%) SLA
5 2 (1.20%) PMO
6 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (8.38%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.79%) Hyper-V
2 8 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.99%) vSphere
4 4 (2.40%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 4 (2.40%) Docker
4 4 (2.40%) KVM
4 4 (2.40%) Xen
5 2 (1.20%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.60%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.60%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (3.59%) Puppet
1 6 (3.59%) SCCM
1 6 (3.59%) Terraform
2 5 (2.99%) Cobbler
2 5 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.80%) Avamar
3 3 (1.80%) SCDPM
3 3 (1.80%) SCOM
3 3 (1.80%) SCOrch
3 3 (1.80%) SCSM
4 2 (1.20%) HAProxy
4 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.20%) Nagios
5 1 (0.60%) Ambari
5 1 (0.60%) Ansible
5 1 (0.60%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.60%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.60%) Oozie
5 1 (0.60%) PowerCLI
5 1 (0.60%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 39 (23.35%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.19%) Cisco
3 11 (6.59%) Oracle
4 10 (5.99%) VMware
5 8 (4.79%) EMC
6 6 (3.59%) Dell
7 4 (2.40%) Citrix
7 4 (2.40%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.80%) Palo Alto
8 3 (1.80%) SAP
8 3 (1.80%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.20%) BMC
9 2 (1.20%) Brocade
9 2 (1.20%) Capita
9 2 (1.20%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.20%) EqualLogic
9 2 (1.20%) NetApp
9 2 (1.20%) Remedy
9 2 (1.20%) Trend Micro
9 2 (1.20%) Veeam