Period
to 28 September 2020

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 28 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
England > South East
6 months to
28 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 103 133 116
Rank change year-on-year +30 -17 -8
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 227 606 768
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.87% 2.36% 2.61%
As % of the General category 9.99% 7.47% 7.68%
Number of salaries quoted 234 496 589
Median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,475 £32,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £75,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

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.

All General Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,272 8,110 10,001
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.71% 31.61% 33.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,771 5,884 7,914
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +0.96%

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 28 September 2020.

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 28 September 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
Thames Valley +36 75 £50,000 -13.04% 22
Hampshire +37 73 £50,000 - 16
Berkshire -6 31 £52,500 -12.50% 14
Buckinghamshire +85 29 £47,500 -13.64% 1
West Sussex +72 29 £85,000 +61.90% 3
Surrey +13 27 £57,500 +13.86% 3
Oxfordshire +58 23 £47,500 -5.00% 7
East Sussex +48 9 £50,000 +20.23% 2
Kent +51 8 £32,500 -25.29% 7
Public Sector
England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 South East region with a requirement for Public Sector.

1 90 (39.65%) Security Cleared
2 79 (34.80%) SC Cleared
3 71 (31.28%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (28.63%) DevOps
5 58 (25.55%) SQL
6 55 (24.23%) Java
7 52 (22.91%) Python
8 40 (17.62%) Microsoft
8 40 (17.62%) SAP
9 39 (17.18%) Telecoms
9 39 (17.18%) Finance
9 39 (17.18%) Spring
9 39 (17.18%) PostgreSQL
9 39 (17.18%) GitHub
10 38 (16.74%) Terraform
10 38 (16.74%) ITSM
10 38 (16.74%) Service Management
11 37 (16.30%) Apache
12 36 (15.86%) JavaScript
12 36 (15.86%) Google
13 35 (15.42%) GCP
13 35 (15.42%) Elasticsearch
13 35 (15.42%) RabbitMQ
14 33 (14.54%) Splunk
14 33 (14.54%) Gradle
14 33 (14.54%) Spring Integration
14 33 (14.54%) Azure
14 33 (14.54%) ServiceNow
14 33 (14.54%) Stackdriver
14 33 (14.54%) Apache Spark

Public Sector
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 37 (16.30%) Apache
2 35 (15.42%) Elasticsearch
3 33 (14.54%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.64%) CMS
4 6 (2.64%) nginx
4 6 (2.64%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.20%) ColdFusion
5 5 (2.20%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.88%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.88%) Joomla!
6 2 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.88%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.88%) WordPress
7 1 (0.44%) Confluence
7 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.44%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (7.93%) SAP PSCD
2 11 (4.85%) SAP HR
3 3 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.32%) SAP BPC
3 3 (1.32%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (17.18%) GitHub
2 35 (15.42%) GCP
3 33 (14.54%) Azure
3 33 (14.54%) Stackdriver
4 22 (9.69%) AWS
5 14 (6.17%) Office 365
6 11 (4.85%) Power Platform
7 8 (3.52%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (2.64%) SaaS
9 3 (1.32%) PowerApps
9 3 (1.32%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.88%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.88%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.88%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.88%) Google Tag Manager
10 2 (0.88%) npm
11 1 (0.44%) IaaS
11 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.85%) Firewall
2 5 (2.20%) VoIP
3 3 (1.32%) Intranet
3 3 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.88%) DHCP
4 2 (0.88%) DNS
5 1 (0.44%) HTTP
5 1 (0.44%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.44%) LAN
5 1 (0.44%) NAS
5 1 (0.44%) Network Security
5 1 (0.44%) SAN
5 1 (0.44%) Skype
5 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.44%) VPN
5 1 (0.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (17.18%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (9.69%) Big Data
3 20 (8.81%) SQL Server
4 13 (5.73%) NoSQL
5 11 (4.85%) MongoDB
6 9 (3.96%) Power BI
7 4 (1.76%) MySQL
8 3 (1.32%) SAP BW
8 3 (1.32%) SAP HANA
9 2 (0.88%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.88%) Couchbase
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.88%) QlikView
9 2 (0.88%) Redis
9 2 (0.88%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.44%) Spotfire
10 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (14.54%) Gradle
2 10 (4.41%) JIRA
3 9 (3.96%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.76%) Selenium
4 4 (1.76%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (0.88%) Android Studio
5 2 (0.88%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.88%) Xcode
6 1 (0.44%) Appium
6 1 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.44%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.44%) JUnit
6 1 (0.44%) Maven
6 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.44%) WebDriver
General
1 39 (17.18%) Finance
1 39 (17.18%) Telecoms
2 19 (8.37%) Local Government
2 19 (8.37%) Marketing
3 18 (7.93%) Electronics
3 18 (7.93%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.44%) Law
4 1 (0.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 95 (41.85%) Developer
2 36 (15.86%) Senior Developer
3 28 (12.33%) Digital Developer
4 19 (8.37%) Digital Transformation
4 19 (8.37%) Java Developer
5 18 (7.93%) Consultant
6 14 (6.17%) SAP Developer
7 13 (5.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (5.29%) Architect
9 11 (4.85%) ABAP Developer
9 11 (4.85%) Senior ABAP Developer
9 11 (4.85%) Senior SAP Developer
10 10 (4.41%) Junior
11 9 (3.96%) Junior Developer
11 9 (3.96%) Scala Developer
12 8 (3.52%) .NET Developer
12 8 (3.52%) IT Manager
12 8 (3.52%) Junior Java Developer
13 7 (3.08%) Management Consultant
13 7 (3.08%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (17.18%) Spring
2 35 (15.42%) RabbitMQ
3 33 (14.54%) Spring Integration
4 22 (9.69%) .NET
4 22 (9.69%) HTML
5 19 (8.37%) CSS
6 18 (7.93%) Spring Boot
7 14 (6.17%) Apache Flex
7 14 (6.17%) SAP Fiori
8 13 (5.73%) jQuery
9 12 (5.29%) RESTful
10 11 (4.85%) AngularJS
10 11 (4.85%) SAPUI5
10 11 (4.85%) Web Dynpro
11 10 (4.41%) ASP.NET
12 9 (3.96%) JSON
12 9 (3.96%) React
13 7 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (3.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.17%) User Experience
2 8 (3.52%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.08%) Virtual Team
4 6 (2.64%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.64%) NHS
5 5 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.76%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.76%) PKI
6 4 (1.76%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.32%) Blog
7 3 (1.32%) Clustering
7 3 (1.32%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.32%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.32%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.88%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.44%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Licensing
9 1 (0.44%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.44%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 27 (11.89%) Windows
2 24 (10.57%) Linux
3 9 (3.96%) Android
4 8 (3.52%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.64%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.20%) Windows 10
6 5 (2.20%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (1.76%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (1.32%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (31.28%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (28.63%) DevOps
3 38 (16.74%) ITSM
3 38 (16.74%) Service Management
4 33 (14.54%) API Integration
5 31 (13.66%) Scrum
6 29 (12.78%) Problem-Solving
7 25 (11.01%) Microservices
8 23 (10.13%) Programme Management
8 23 (10.13%) Software Engineering
9 22 (9.69%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (9.69%) CRM
10 21 (9.25%) ITIL
10 21 (9.25%) Mentoring
11 18 (7.93%) Digital Marketing
11 18 (7.93%) Revenue Management
11 18 (7.93%) Service Design
12 15 (6.61%) Test Automation
13 14 (6.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 13 (5.73%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 58 (25.55%) SQL
2 55 (24.23%) Java
3 52 (22.91%) Python
4 36 (15.86%) JavaScript
5 23 (10.13%) Scala
6 21 (9.25%) C#
7 12 (5.29%) ABAP
7 12 (5.29%) PHP
8 10 (4.41%) C
9 9 (3.96%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.20%) C++
10 5 (2.20%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.76%) Java 8
12 3 (1.32%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.88%) COBOL
13 2 (0.88%) Go
13 2 (0.88%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.88%) Ruby
14 1 (0.44%) R
Qualifications
1 90 (39.65%) Security Cleared
2 79 (34.80%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.29%) DV Cleared
4 11 (4.85%) Degree
5 8 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.32%) MCSE
8 2 (0.88%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.88%) ISEB
8 2 (0.88%) MCP
8 2 (0.88%) MCSA
9 1 (0.44%) APMP
9 1 (0.44%) CCNP
9 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.44%) CISM
9 1 (0.44%) CISSP
9 1 (0.44%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.44%) MBA
9 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.61%) QA
2 13 (5.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.52%) Cyber Essentials
3 8 (3.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 6 (2.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 6 (2.64%) PMO
5 5 (2.20%) GDPR
6 3 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 3 (1.32%) Government Security Classifications
7 2 (0.88%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.88%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.88%) SLA
8 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.44%) P3O
System Software
1 16 (7.05%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.85%) Docker
3 3 (1.32%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.88%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 38 (16.74%) Terraform
2 33 (14.54%) Grafana
3 30 (13.22%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.76%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.32%) SCCM
6 2 (0.88%) Ansible
6 2 (0.88%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 40 (17.62%) Microsoft
1 40 (17.62%) SAP
2 36 (15.86%) Google
3 33 (14.54%) ServiceNow
3 33 (14.54%) Splunk
4 13 (5.73%) Adobe
5 10 (4.41%) Cisco
5 10 (4.41%) Xamarin
6 7 (3.08%) Oracle
7 6 (2.64%) IBM
7 6 (2.64%) NetApp
8 5 (2.20%) VMware
9 4 (1.76%) Blue Prism
10 3 (1.32%) BMC
10 3 (1.32%) Capita
10 3 (1.32%) Citrix
10 3 (1.32%) hybris
10 3 (1.32%) Remedy
10 3 (1.32%) UiPath
11 2 (0.88%) Tealium