Period
to 27 September 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Sector in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Public Sector over the 6 months to 27 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
England > South West
6 months to
27 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 44 29 33
Rank change year-on-year -15 +4 -11
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 194 798 775
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 6.11% 8.05% 7.46%
As % of the General category 18.35% 21.06% 19.69%
Number of salaries quoted 206 757 665
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £28,100
90th Percentile £65,250 £70,000 £65,000
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 West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,057 3,789 3,937
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 33.30% 38.23% 37.91%
Number of salaries quoted 788 2,905 3,135
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,100
90th Percentile £71,250 £69,230 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +1.94%

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in the South West

Public Sector
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Public Sector in the South West

Public Sector
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Public Sector in the South West over the 6 months to 27 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Public Sector in the South West

Public Sector
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 27 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
Bristol +9 84 £50,000 +5.26% 18
Wiltshire -32 44 £47,500 -9.52% 9
Gloucestershire -30 19 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Somerset +18 18 £47,500 -5.00%
Devon +25 9 £33,500 -39.09% 6
Dorset +23 4 £24,000 -36.00%
Public Sector
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 West region with a requirement for Public Sector.

1 86 (44.33%) Business Intelligence
1 86 (44.33%) Finance
1 86 (44.33%) Marketing
2 84 (43.30%) Telecoms
2 84 (43.30%) Programme Management
3 83 (42.78%) Electronics
3 83 (42.78%) Manufacturing
3 83 (42.78%) SAP
3 83 (42.78%) Digital Marketing
4 81 (41.75%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (27.32%) Security Cleared
6 48 (24.74%) DevOps
7 46 (23.71%) ITIL
8 41 (21.13%) Degree
9 39 (20.10%) JavaScript
9 39 (20.10%) Scrum
10 35 (18.04%) Java
11 34 (17.53%) SQL
12 30 (15.46%) TOGAF
13 29 (14.95%) Linux
13 29 (14.95%) SC Cleared
13 29 (14.95%) Test Automation
13 29 (14.95%) Azure
13 29 (14.95%) AWS
14 27 (13.92%) Cybersecurity
15 26 (13.40%) Python
15 26 (13.40%) CSS
16 25 (12.89%) HTML
16 25 (12.89%) Enterprise Architecture
16 25 (12.89%) Continuous Integration

Public Sector
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (4.64%) Confluence
2 6 (3.09%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.55%) JBoss
4 1 (0.52%) Camunda
4 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.52%) Pachyderm
Applications
1 5 (2.58%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.06%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.03%) Zeplin
5 1 (0.52%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (6.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 29 (14.95%) AWS
1 29 (14.95%) Azure
2 23 (11.86%) SaaS
3 15 (7.73%) Office 365
4 10 (5.15%) Power Platform
5 6 (3.09%) PaaS
6 5 (2.58%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (2.06%) Trello
8 3 (1.55%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.55%) GitHub
8 3 (1.55%) IaaS
8 3 (1.55%) OpenShift
8 3 (1.55%) Slack
9 2 (1.03%) AWS Fargate
9 2 (1.03%) Azure Machine Learning
9 2 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (1.03%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.79%) Internet
2 12 (6.19%) LAN
3 11 (5.67%) WAN
4 4 (2.06%) DPNSS
4 4 (2.06%) Network Security
4 4 (2.06%) QSIG
4 4 (2.06%) VPN
4 4 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (2.06%) Wireless
5 3 (1.55%) Cisco Firepower
5 3 (1.55%) Firewall
5 3 (1.55%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.03%) IPsec
6 2 (1.03%) OSPF
6 2 (1.03%) SNMP
6 2 (1.03%) tcpdump
6 2 (1.03%) TETRA
6 2 (1.03%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.03%) VLAN
6 2 (1.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.28%) Big Data
2 16 (8.25%) SQL Server
3 14 (7.22%) MySQL
4 13 (6.70%) Relational Database
5 11 (5.67%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (4.12%) Power BI
7 4 (2.06%) OLAP
8 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.52%) QlikView
9 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (8.76%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.67%) Jenkins
2 11 (5.67%) JIRA
3 7 (3.61%) SoapUI
4 5 (2.58%) Fiddler
4 5 (2.58%) Maven
4 5 (2.58%) Postman
4 5 (2.58%) Subversion
5 4 (2.06%) Cypress.io
5 4 (2.06%) JUnit
6 3 (1.55%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.03%) Grunt
7 2 (1.03%) gulp
7 2 (1.03%) JMeter
7 2 (1.03%) Selenium
7 2 (1.03%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.03%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.52%) Ant
8 1 (0.52%) Gradle
General
1 86 (44.33%) Finance
1 86 (44.33%) Marketing
2 84 (43.30%) Telecoms
3 83 (42.78%) Electronics
3 83 (42.78%) Manufacturing
4 24 (12.37%) Local Government
5 2 (1.03%) Games
5 2 (1.03%) Publishing
6 1 (0.52%) Advertising
6 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (25.77%) Developer
2 23 (11.86%) Architect
3 18 (9.28%) Software Developer
4 15 (7.73%) Analyst
5 12 (6.19%) Consultant
6 11 (5.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (5.67%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (5.15%) Java Developer
7 10 (5.15%) Junior
7 10 (5.15%) Senior Developer
8 9 (4.64%) Project Manager
9 8 (4.12%) Senior DevOps
9 8 (4.12%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 8 (4.12%) Technical Consultant
10 7 (3.61%) Enterprise Architect
10 7 (3.61%) IT Manager
10 7 (3.61%) Scrum Master
11 6 (3.09%) Junior Developer
11 6 (3.09%) Lead Developer
11 6 (3.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.40%) CSS
2 25 (12.89%) HTML
3 20 (10.31%) RESTful
4 17 (8.76%) .NET
5 14 (7.22%) Spring
6 13 (6.70%) Node.js
7 10 (5.15%) AngularJS
7 10 (5.15%) JSON
7 10 (5.15%) REST
7 10 (5.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (4.64%) Redux
9 8 (4.12%) J2EE
9 8 (4.12%) React
10 7 (3.61%) ASP.NET
11 6 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (3.09%) SOAP
11 6 (3.09%) Velocity
11 6 (3.09%) Web Services
11 6 (3.09%) XML
12 5 (2.58%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.28%) Internet of Things
1 18 (9.28%) Management Information System
2 13 (6.70%) User Experience
3 7 (3.61%) Blog
4 6 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.58%) Wiki
6 4 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.55%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.03%) Cybercrime
8 2 (1.03%) PKI
8 2 (1.03%) Video\Live Streaming
9 1 (0.52%) CUDA
9 1 (0.52%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.52%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.52%) NHS
9 1 (0.52%) PMI
9 1 (0.52%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.52%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.95%) Linux
2 20 (10.31%) Windows
3 12 (6.19%) Windows Server
4 11 (5.67%) CentOS
5 8 (4.12%) Unix
6 5 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.55%) Debian
7 3 (1.55%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.55%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.03%) Kali Linux
8 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (44.33%) Business Intelligence
2 84 (43.30%) Programme Management
3 83 (42.78%) Digital Marketing
4 81 (41.75%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (24.74%) DevOps
6 46 (23.71%) ITIL
7 39 (20.10%) Scrum
8 30 (15.46%) TOGAF
9 29 (14.95%) Test Automation
10 27 (13.92%) Cybersecurity
11 25 (12.89%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (12.89%) Enterprise Architecture
11 25 (12.89%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 24 (12.37%) Problem-Solving
13 23 (11.86%) IT4IT
13 23 (11.86%) Zachman Framework
14 21 (10.82%) Project Management
15 20 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
15 20 (10.31%) UML
16 19 (9.79%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 39 (20.10%) JavaScript
2 35 (18.04%) Java
3 34 (17.53%) SQL
4 26 (13.40%) Python
5 16 (8.25%) Bash Shell
6 13 (6.70%) C#
7 12 (6.19%) C++
7 12 (6.19%) TypeScript
8 11 (5.67%) C
9 6 (3.09%) Java 8
9 6 (3.09%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.06%) Ruby
11 2 (1.03%) Apex Code
11 2 (1.03%) PHP
11 2 (1.03%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.52%) Go
12 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.52%) R
12 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (27.32%) Security Cleared
2 41 (21.13%) Degree
3 29 (14.95%) SC Cleared
4 13 (6.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (5.67%) DV Cleared
6 10 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (4.12%) MCSE
8 6 (3.09%) CCNA
8 6 (3.09%) CISSP
8 6 (3.09%) DBS Check
9 5 (2.58%) CCNP
9 5 (2.58%) CISM
9 5 (2.58%) HNC
9 5 (2.58%) HND
10 4 (2.06%) ISACA
10 4 (2.06%) MCP
11 2 (1.03%) ISEB
11 2 (1.03%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (1.03%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.15%) QA
2 5 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (1.55%) NCSC
5 2 (1.03%) SLA
6 1 (0.52%) COBIT
6 1 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (0.52%) PMO
6 1 (0.52%) RMADS
System Software
1 17 (8.76%) Docker
2 9 (4.64%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.55%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.03%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.03%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (10.31%) Kubernetes
2 13 (6.70%) Terraform
3 7 (3.61%) Puppet
4 4 (2.06%) Ansible
5 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.55%) SCCM
6 2 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.03%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.03%) Nessus
7 1 (0.52%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.52%) Kubeflow
7 1 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.52%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 83 (42.78%) SAP
2 21 (10.82%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.19%) BiZZdesign
3 12 (6.19%) Sparx
3 12 (6.19%) VMware
4 11 (5.67%) Cisco
4 11 (5.67%) Red Hat
5 7 (3.61%) Dell
5 7 (3.61%) Tableau
5 7 (3.61%) Twitter
6 5 (2.58%) Intel
6 5 (2.58%) Oracle
7 4 (2.06%) Juniper
7 4 (2.06%) Palo Alto
8 3 (1.55%) Meraki
8 3 (1.55%) Zscaler
9 2 (1.03%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.03%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.03%) NetScout
9 2 (1.03%) NetWitness