Period
to 16 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Sector in permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Public Sector over the 6 months to 16 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 64 47 80
Rank change year-on-year -17 +33 +7
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 39 22 39
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in South Wales 3.43% 3.66% 2.44%
As % of the General category 5.51% 9.32% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 30 22 37
10th Percentile £33,408 £35,125 £36,075
25th Percentile £35,975 £41,250 £39,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%
75th Percentile £58,725 £52,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £63,923 " £57,500
Wales median annual salary £39,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.67% - +16.13%

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 South Wales with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 708 236 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 62.21% 39.27% 47.84%
Number of salaries quoted 498 204 622
10th Percentile £26,100 £28,650 £27,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £31,488
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £44,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.49% +11.25% -
75th Percentile £52,000 £52,125 £50,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in South Wales

Public Sector
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Public Sector in South Wales

Public Sector
Salary Histogram in South Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Public Sector in South Wales over the 6 months to 16 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Public Sector in South Wales

Public Sector
Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
Cardiff +2 23 £42,750 -14.50% 13
Newport -22 15 £42,500 - 11
Glamorgan - 1 £35,800 -
Public Sector
Wales

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Public Sector.

1 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.21%) Python
3 10 (25.64%) C#
3 10 (25.64%) Java
3 10 (25.64%) Azure
3 10 (25.64%) DevOps
4 9 (23.08%) React
4 9 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 9 (23.08%) .NET
5 8 (20.51%) Spring
5 8 (20.51%) Vue.js
5 8 (20.51%) Performance Optimisation
5 8 (20.51%) Continuous Deployment
6 7 (17.95%) GCP
6 7 (17.95%) Node.js
6 7 (17.95%) Business Case
6 7 (17.95%) Serenity BDD
6 7 (17.95%) AWS
6 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
7 6 (15.38%) Project Management
7 6 (15.38%) ITIL
7 6 (15.38%) Django
7 6 (15.38%) Selenium
7 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 6 (15.38%) Finance
7 6 (15.38%) Ruby
7 6 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (15.38%) Ergonomics
7 6 (15.38%) Life Science

Public Sector
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 3 (7.69%) Apache
2 2 (5.13%) WordPress
3 1 (2.56%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.64%) Azure
2 7 (17.95%) AWS
2 7 (17.95%) GCP
3 1 (2.56%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) DNS
1 2 (5.13%) SSL
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) Intranet
2 1 (2.56%) LAN
2 1 (2.56%) WAN
2 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) GIS
2 3 (7.69%) MySQL
3 2 (5.13%) Metadata
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.56%) Metadata Repository
4 1 (2.56%) Redis
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Serenity BDD
2 6 (15.38%) Selenium
3 5 (12.82%) JMeter
4 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
5 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
6 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
6 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.56%) Ant
7 1 (2.56%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.56%) GitLab
7 1 (2.56%) JIRA
7 1 (2.56%) Maven
7 1 (2.56%) REST Assured
7 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.26%) Presentation Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Organisational Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Public Speaking
4 1 (2.56%) Social Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Automation Tester
2 6 (15.38%) Software Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Tester
3 3 (7.69%) PHP Developer
3 3 (7.69%) Senior Automation Tester
3 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
3 3 (7.69%) Senior Tester
4 2 (5.13%) Architect
4 2 (5.13%) Consultant
4 2 (5.13%) Lead Software Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Senior PHP Developer
4 2 (5.13%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Software Developer
4 2 (5.13%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Test Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) IT Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Public Sector Project Manager
5 1 (2.56%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) .NET
1 9 (23.08%) React
2 8 (20.51%) Spring
2 8 (20.51%) Vue.js
3 7 (17.95%) Node.js
4 6 (15.38%) .NET Core
4 6 (15.38%) AngularJS
4 6 (15.38%) Django
4 6 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (15.38%) Sinatra
5 5 (12.82%) REST
5 5 (12.82%) Web Services
6 4 (10.26%) HTML
7 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
7 3 (7.69%) CSS
8 2 (5.13%) JSON
8 2 (5.13%) Laravel
8 2 (5.13%) Sass
8 2 (5.13%) Svelte
8 2 (5.13%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Life Science
1 6 (15.38%) User Experience
2 3 (7.69%) NHS
3 1 (2.56%) Legacy Systems
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Podcast
3 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.64%) DevOps
3 9 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 8 (20.51%) Continuous Deployment
4 8 (20.51%) Performance Optimisation
5 7 (17.95%) Business Case
6 6 (15.38%) Ergonomics
6 6 (15.38%) ITIL
6 6 (15.38%) Project Management
6 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 5 (12.82%) Analytics
7 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (12.82%) Project Delivery
7 5 (12.82%) Scrum
8 4 (10.26%) Commercial Awareness
8 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (10.26%) Data Analysis
8 4 (10.26%) Data Analytics
8 4 (10.26%) Programme Delivery
8 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) Python
2 10 (25.64%) C#
2 10 (25.64%) Java
3 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.38%) ES6
4 6 (15.38%) Ruby
5 3 (7.69%) PHP
6 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.56%) Perl
6 1 (2.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.56%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) Accessibility
2 1 (2.56%) GDPR
2 1 (2.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Ansible
1 1 (2.56%) CloudForms
1 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) IBM
2 2 (5.13%) ServiceNow
2 2 (5.13%) WooCommerce
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco
3 1 (2.56%) Google
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) VMware