Period
to 12 August 2020

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 12 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
UK > Scotland
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 68 65 49
Rank change year-on-year -3 -16 -17
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 60 206 293
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 2.91% 3.91% 5.37%
As % of the General category 9.10% 10.50% 13.29%
Number of salaries quoted 68 162 233
Median annual salary £46,250 £44,000 £45,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.11% -3.83% +7.65%
10th Percentile £32,088 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £69,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% +1.05%

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 659 1,961 2,205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 32.01% 37.22% 40.39%
Number of salaries quoted 389 1,232 1,465
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £31,950 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,750 £72,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in Scotland

Public Sector
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Public Sector in Scotland

Public Sector
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Public Sector in Scotland over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

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 12 August 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
Glasgow -8 37 £47,500 +7.95% 13
Edinburgh +37 25 £50,000 +14.94% 20
Highlands -1 2 - -
Dundee -1 1 - -
Public Sector
UK

For the 6 months to 12 August 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Public Sector.

1 17 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.00%) SQL
2 15 (25.00%) .NET
2 15 (25.00%) Azure
3 13 (21.67%) RESTful
3 13 (21.67%) .NET Core
4 12 (20.00%) Windows
4 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (18.33%) Linux
6 9 (15.00%) Finance
6 9 (15.00%) C#
6 9 (15.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (13.33%) Active Directory
8 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET
8 7 (11.67%) Manufacturing
8 7 (11.67%) Test Automation
8 7 (11.67%) DevOps
9 6 (10.00%) API Development
9 6 (10.00%) Java
9 6 (10.00%) Service Management
10 5 (8.33%) Firewall
10 5 (8.33%) EMC
10 5 (8.33%) Cisco
10 5 (8.33%) CSS
10 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
10 5 (8.33%) HTML
10 5 (8.33%) Migration
10 5 (8.33%) Capita
10 5 (8.33%) Terraform
10 5 (8.33%) TypeScript

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 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (3.33%) Umbraco
1 2 (3.33%) WordPress
2 1 (1.67%) CMS
2 1 (1.67%) Confluence
2 1 (1.67%) Drupal
2 1 (1.67%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.00%) Azure
2 4 (6.67%) IaaS
2 4 (6.67%) PaaS
2 4 (6.67%) SaaS
3 3 (5.00%) Azure Functions
3 3 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (5.00%) Office 365
3 3 (5.00%) Serverless
4 2 (3.33%) AWS
4 2 (3.33%) GitHub
5 1 (1.67%) AdWords
5 1 (1.67%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) Firewall
2 4 (6.67%) DHCP
2 4 (6.67%) DNS
2 4 (6.67%) Network Security
3 2 (3.33%) ADSL
3 2 (3.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) Cosmos DB
2 3 (5.00%) MySQL
2 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.67%) Big Data
3 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (5.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.33%) JUnit
3 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.67%) GitLab
3 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.67%) JIRA
3 1 (1.67%) Maven
3 1 (1.67%) Moq
3 1 (1.67%) NUnit
3 1 (1.67%) Selenium
3 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.67%) Toad
General
1 9 (15.00%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.67%) Billing
3 4 (6.67%) Local Government
4 2 (3.33%) Legal
4 2 (3.33%) Marketing
4 2 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (38.33%) Developer
2 11 (18.33%) .NET Developer
3 8 (13.33%) Consultant
4 5 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Designer
5 4 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Content Designer
6 3 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Account Manager
7 2 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Sales Consultant
7 2 (3.33%) SCCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.00%) .NET
2 13 (21.67%) .NET Core
2 13 (21.67%) RESTful
3 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET
4 5 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 5 (8.33%) CSS
4 5 (8.33%) HTML
4 5 (8.33%) React
5 4 (6.67%) HTML5
5 4 (6.67%) ServiceStack
5 4 (6.67%) Spring Boot
6 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (5.00%) REST
6 3 (5.00%) Sass
7 2 (3.33%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.33%) J2EE
7 2 (3.33%) JMS
7 2 (3.33%) Spring
8 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.67%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.00%) Blog
2 3 (5.00%) Cloud Native
2 3 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (3.33%) Cybercrime
3 2 (3.33%) EMC VNX
3 2 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) User Experience
3 2 (3.33%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.67%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.00%) Windows
2 11 (18.33%) Linux
3 4 (6.67%) Windows 10
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (11.67%) DevOps
2 7 (11.67%) Test Automation
3 6 (10.00%) API Development
3 6 (10.00%) Service Management
4 5 (8.33%) Coaching
4 5 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (8.33%) Migration
4 5 (8.33%) Project Delivery
5 4 (6.67%) Analytics
5 4 (6.67%) Identity Management
5 4 (6.67%) Innovative Thinking
5 4 (6.67%) Network Virtualisation
5 4 (6.67%) Patch Management
5 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (6.67%) User Stories
6 3 (5.00%) API Design
6 3 (5.00%) Performance Optimisation
6 3 (5.00%) Security Operations
6 3 (5.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.00%) SQL
2 9 (15.00%) C#
2 9 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.00%) Java
4 5 (8.33%) TypeScript
5 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.00%) PHP
7 1 (1.67%) Java 8
7 1 (1.67%) Python
7 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (5.00%) CCNA
2 3 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.67%) CCNP
4 1 (1.67%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) VCP5
4 1 (1.67%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) WCAG
2 3 (5.00%) QA
3 2 (3.33%) SLA
4 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) Terraform
2 4 (6.67%) SCCM
3 2 (3.33%) Avamar
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (3.33%) SCDPM
3 2 (3.33%) SCOM
3 2 (3.33%) SCOrch
3 2 (3.33%) SCSM
3 2 (3.33%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.67%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.67%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.67%) Nagios
4 1 (1.67%) PowerCLI
4 1 (1.67%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) Capita
2 5 (8.33%) Cisco
2 5 (8.33%) EMC
3 3 (5.00%) VMware
4 2 (3.33%) Juniper
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle
4 2 (3.33%) Remedy
4 2 (3.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.67%) Asigra
5 1 (1.67%) Brocade
5 1 (1.67%) Dell
5 1 (1.67%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.67%) Facebook
5 1 (1.67%) Google
5 1 (1.67%) IBM
5 1 (1.67%) Trillium
5 1 (1.67%) Veeam
5 1 (1.67%) Zerto