Public Sector Jobs in the South East

Public Sector
England > South East

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Sector in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Public Sector over the 6 months to 20 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
20 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 78 119 174
Rank change year-on-year +41 +55 -55
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 437 425 373
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.40% 2.78% 2.03%
As % of the General category 5.86% 4.33% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 272 247 244
10th Percentile £27,965 £31,250 £32,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,995 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.10% +10.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,950 £78,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £56,480 £55,000
% change year-on-year -2.62% +2.69% -

All General Skills
South East

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 the South East with a requirement for common skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 7,454 9,818 10,040
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 57.99% 64.14% 54.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4,938 4,892 6,039
10th Percentile £25,750 £29,375 £29,381
25th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £39,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -13.64% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £63,750 £72,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,950 £80,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +4.35%

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Public Sector as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in the South East

Public Sector
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Public Sector in the South East.

Salary trend for Public Sector in the South East

Public Sector
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Public Sector in the South East over the 6 months to 20 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Public Sector in the South East

Public Sector
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Public Sector within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 February 2024. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +78 184 £58,078 -3.20% 67
Hampshire +61 130 £47,500 -0.52% 44
Berkshire +52 115 £62,500 +4.17% 42
Oxfordshire +69 47 £60,000 -17.87% 14
Kent +9 42 £27,965 -17.75% 7
Surrey -30 36 £45,000 -35.71% 35
Buckinghamshire -17 22 £47,500 -20.83% 11
East Sussex +10 21 £50,000 -15.25% 5
West Sussex +55 16 £55,000 +43.79% 1
Home Counties +15 1 - -
Public Sector
England

Public Sector
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (5.03%) OpenStack
2 19 (4.35%) Red Hat Fuse
3 18 (4.12%) IIS
4 17 (3.89%) JBoss
5 11 (2.52%) Confluence
5 11 (2.52%) SharePoint
6 10 (2.29%) Apache
7 7 (1.60%) Microsoft Exchange
7 7 (1.60%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.69%) Camunda
8 3 (0.69%) nginx
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.23%) Anypoint
10 1 (0.23%) CMS
Applications
1 24 (5.49%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (5.03%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (1.60%) AutoCAD
4 7 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.60%) PTC Creo
4 7 (1.60%) SOLIDWORKS
5 6 (1.37%) OrCAD
6 4 (0.92%) Doxygen
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.23%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 112 (25.63%) Azure
2 67 (15.33%) AWS
3 38 (8.70%) Serverless
4 34 (7.78%) Amazon EKS
4 34 (7.78%) IBM Cloud
5 33 (7.55%) Azure DevOps
5 33 (7.55%) Power Platform
6 27 (6.18%) Amazon ECS
7 18 (4.12%) SaaS
8 17 (3.89%) Microsoft 365
9 15 (3.43%) PaaS
10 10 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (2.29%) GCP
11 9 (2.06%) Entra ID
11 9 (2.06%) IaaS
12 7 (1.60%) Azure Functions
12 7 (1.60%) Azure Logic Apps
12 7 (1.60%) Azure Service Bus
12 7 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (1.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.03%) Internet
2 13 (2.97%) DNS
3 12 (2.75%) VPN
4 8 (1.83%) Wireless
5 7 (1.60%) SAN
5 7 (1.60%) SSL
6 6 (1.37%) WAN
7 4 (0.92%) 3G
7 4 (0.92%) GPRS
7 4 (0.92%) LAN
7 4 (0.92%) LTE
7 4 (0.92%) Modbus
7 4 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.69%) 4G
8 3 (0.69%) Network Security
9 2 (0.46%) 5G
9 2 (0.46%) Firewall
9 2 (0.46%) HTTP
9 2 (0.46%) Software-Defined Radio
10 1 (0.23%) NaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 38 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
3 37 (8.47%) Relational Database
4 32 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 31 (7.09%) Power BI
6 23 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (5.03%) Oracle Database
8 18 (4.12%) NoSQL
9 12 (2.75%) MongoDB
10 8 (1.83%) DB2
11 7 (1.60%) SAP HANA
12 4 (0.92%) Geospatial Data
12 4 (0.92%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.69%) GIS
13 3 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (0.46%) Data Lake
14 2 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
15 1 (0.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 56 (12.81%) Git
2 45 (10.30%) Jenkins
3 25 (5.72%) JIRA
4 21 (4.81%) JUnit
5 11 (2.52%) Maven
5 11 (2.52%) Oracle APEX
6 10 (2.29%) Cucumber
7 8 (1.83%) Bitbucket
7 8 (1.83%) Selenium
8 7 (1.60%) Chocolatey
9 6 (1.37%) GitLab
9 6 (1.37%) IntelliJ
9 6 (1.37%) JMeter
9 6 (1.37%) Mockito
9 6 (1.37%) SonarQube
10 5 (1.14%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.92%) Artifactory
11 4 (0.92%) TestNG
12 3 (0.69%) REST Assured
12 3 (0.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 131 (29.98%) Finance
2 118 (27.00%) Social Skills
3 50 (11.44%) Manufacturing
3 50 (11.44%) Marketing
4 49 (11.21%) Telecoms
5 48 (10.98%) Electronics
6 26 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (5.95%) Retail
7 25 (5.72%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 16 (3.66%) Organisational Skills
9 14 (3.20%) Presentation Skills
10 13 (2.97%) Local Government
11 9 (2.06%) Influencing Skills
12 6 (1.37%) Legal
13 5 (1.14%) Aerospace
13 5 (1.14%) Police
14 4 (0.92%) Avionics
15 3 (0.69%) Military
16 2 (0.46%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.46%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 83 (18.99%) Developer
2 56 (12.81%) Senior
3 41 (9.38%) Analyst
4 34 (7.78%) Java Developer
5 30 (6.86%) Consultant
5 30 (6.86%) Full Stack Developer
5 30 (6.86%) Senior Developer
6 26 (5.95%) Project Manager
7 23 (5.26%) Business Analyst
8 21 (4.81%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 20 (4.58%) Lead
10 19 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
10 19 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
10 19 (4.35%) Service Manager
11 18 (4.12%) Service Delivery Manager
12 16 (3.66%) Software Engineer
12 16 (3.66%) Technical Analyst
13 15 (3.43%) Senior Java Developer
13 15 (3.43%) Technical Business Analyst
14 14 (3.20%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (15.10%) REST
2 54 (12.36%) Web Services
3 43 (9.84%) Spring
4 40 (9.15%) AngularJS
5 38 (8.70%) HTML
5 38 (8.70%) Node.js
6 37 (8.47%) XML
7 35 (8.01%) SOAP
8 34 (7.78%) CSS
8 34 (7.78%) Elastic Stack
9 30 (6.86%) JSON
10 29 (6.64%) Spring Boot
11 28 (6.41%) React
12 26 (5.95%) Apache Camel
13 24 (5.49%) .NET
14 23 (5.26%) RESTful
15 12 (2.75%) ASP.NET
15 12 (2.75%) Hibernate
15 12 (2.75%) jQuery
16 11 (2.52%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 49 (11.21%) Distributed Systems
2 34 (7.78%) Blockchain
2 34 (7.78%) Hybrid Cloud
3 25 (5.72%) Product Ownership
4 13 (2.97%) Cyber Threat
5 12 (2.75%) e-Learning
5 12 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (2.29%) Algorithms
6 10 (2.29%) Data Structures
6 10 (2.29%) Onboarding
7 9 (2.06%) Public Cloud
8 7 (1.60%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.60%) IoT
8 7 (1.60%) Legacy Systems
8 7 (1.60%) NHS
8 7 (1.60%) Operational Technology
9 6 (1.37%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.14%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.92%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 52 (11.90%) Linux
2 34 (7.78%) Windows
3 16 (3.66%) Alpine Linux
3 16 (3.66%) CentOS
3 16 (3.66%) Debian
4 14 (3.20%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.83%) Android
5 8 (1.83%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.46%) AIX
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.46%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.46%) Unix
7 2 (0.46%) VMS
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (27.23%) Agile
2 95 (21.74%) DevOps
3 77 (17.62%) Business Intelligence
4 73 (16.70%) Artificial Intelligence
5 58 (13.27%) CI/CD
6 56 (12.81%) Scrum
7 55 (12.59%) Mentoring
8 53 (12.13%) Programme Management
9 52 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
10 48 (10.98%) Digital Marketing
11 47 (10.76%) Data Science
11 47 (10.76%) Microservices
12 46 (10.53%) Service Delivery
13 44 (10.07%) Full Stack Development
13 44 (10.07%) Roadmaps
13 44 (10.07%) TDD
14 42 (9.61%) Migration
15 41 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
16 40 (9.15%) Software Engineering
17 37 (8.47%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 93 (21.28%) Java
2 79 (18.08%) SQL
3 77 (17.62%) JavaScript
4 53 (12.13%) Python
5 33 (7.55%) C#
6 25 (5.72%) C
7 16 (3.66%) C++
8 15 (3.43%) MATLAB
8 15 (3.43%) PL/SQL
9 14 (3.20%) Shell Script
10 13 (2.97%) Ruby
11 11 (2.52%) PowerShell
12 9 (2.06%) Bash
13 8 (1.83%) Go
13 8 (1.83%) TypeScript
14 4 (0.92%) Assembly Language
14 4 (0.92%) Groovy
14 4 (0.92%) Perl
15 3 (0.69%) Embedded C
15 3 (0.69%) Lua
Qualifications
1 130 (29.75%) Security Cleared
2 84 (19.22%) SC Cleared
3 54 (12.36%) Degree
4 30 (6.86%) Azure Certification
5 25 (5.72%) MCSE
5 25 (5.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (5.26%) DV Cleared
6 23 (5.26%) MCSA
7 22 (5.03%) DBS Check
8 14 (3.20%) AWS Certification
8 14 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (1.60%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
9 7 (1.60%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (1.37%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.92%) CCNA
11 4 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.69%) CISSP
12 3 (0.69%) PMP
12 3 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.46%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.03%) GDPR
2 21 (4.81%) QA
2 21 (4.81%) SLA
3 7 (1.60%) PMO
4 5 (1.14%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.92%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.69%) Accessibility
6 3 (0.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (0.69%) NCSC
7 2 (0.46%) Def Stans
7 2 (0.46%) DO-160
7 2 (0.46%) DO-254
7 2 (0.46%) Government Security Classifications
7 2 (0.46%) GRC
7 2 (0.46%) IEC 61131
7 2 (0.46%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.46%) JTAG
7 2 (0.46%) NIST
8 1 (0.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 57 (13.04%) Docker
2 22 (5.03%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.52%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.60%) Firmware
5 3 (0.69%) Embedded Firmware
6 2 (0.46%) Postfix
6 2 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 55 (12.59%) Kubernetes
2 45 (10.30%) Terraform
3 37 (8.47%) Ansible
4 8 (1.83%) SCOM
5 7 (1.60%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 7 (1.60%) SCCM
6 5 (1.14%) Kibana
7 4 (0.92%) Packer
8 2 (0.46%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 77 (17.62%) Microsoft
2 59 (13.50%) SAP
3 48 (10.98%) IBM
4 43 (9.84%) Red Hat
5 33 (7.55%) Oracle
6 22 (5.03%) WSO2
7 7 (1.60%) Cisco
7 7 (1.60%) MathWorks
7 7 (1.60%) PTC
7 7 (1.60%) TOWER Software
7 7 (1.60%) YouTube
8 5 (1.14%) AppDynamics
8 5 (1.14%) Aruba
8 5 (1.14%) EMC
8 5 (1.14%) NEC
9 4 (0.92%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.92%) Dynatrace
9 4 (0.92%) Fortinet
9 4 (0.92%) Google
9 4 (0.92%) Splunk