Period
to 13 November 2019

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 13 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
England > South West
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 27 22
Rank change year-on-year -5 -5 +21
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 759 824 1,068
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.71% 8.09% 10.33%
As % of the General category 20.75% 21.05% 27.73%
Number of salaries quoted 660 678 887
South West median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 3,657 3,914 3,851
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 37.13% 38.43% 37.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2,825 3,052 3,070
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,560 £26,183 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,787 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +6.80% +3.00%

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Public Sector as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Public Sector in the South West over the 6 months to 13 November 2019.

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 13 November 2019. 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 0 249 £47,500 -8.65% 35
Wiltshire -4 239 £52,500 +16.67% 27
Gloucestershire +16 183 £50,000 -9.09% 15
Dorset +10 34 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Somerset -23 24 £48,750 +21.88% 8
Devon -3 16 £53,750 +35.22% 20
Cornwall +23 3 £25,500 -32.00% 3
Public Sector
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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.

1 378 (49.80%) Finance
2 343 (45.19%) Marketing
3 333 (43.87%) Programme Management
4 332 (43.74%) Digital Marketing
5 330 (43.48%) SAP
6 329 (43.35%) Business Intelligence
7 328 (43.21%) Telecoms
8 322 (42.42%) Manufacturing
9 321 (42.29%) Electronics
10 289 (38.08%) Security Cleared
11 253 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
12 228 (30.04%) Microsoft
13 138 (18.18%) Azure
14 136 (17.92%) JavaScript
15 133 (17.52%) Windows
16 132 (17.39%) Linux
16 132 (17.39%) SQL
17 129 (17.00%) ITIL
18 126 (16.60%) Scrum
19 121 (15.94%) C#
20 116 (15.28%) Java
21 114 (15.02%) Test Automation
22 112 (14.76%) SC Cleared
23 106 (13.97%) DV Cleared
24 104 (13.70%) Active Directory
25 98 (12.91%) Python
26 96 (12.65%) SQL Server
27 92 (12.12%) .NET
28 90 (11.86%) AWS
29 81 (10.67%) AngularJS

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 48 (6.32%) SharePoint
2 33 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 14 (1.84%) Confluence
4 13 (1.71%) Apache
5 10 (1.32%) CMS
5 10 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
5 10 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (1.19%) EPiServer
6 9 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (0.79%) Drupal
7 6 (0.79%) JBoss
7 6 (0.79%) Mule
7 6 (0.79%) Mule ESB
7 6 (0.79%) OpenStack
7 6 (0.79%) Skype for Business
7 6 (0.79%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.13%) Gunicorn
10 1 (0.13%) IIS
Applications
1 38 (5.01%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.24%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (1.58%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.66%) InDesign
5 5 (0.66%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.40%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.26%) Revit
Business Applications
1 8 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.40%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.13%) Lorenzo
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 138 (18.18%) Azure
2 90 (11.86%) AWS
3 46 (6.06%) SaaS
4 26 (3.43%) GCP
5 20 (2.64%) Office 365
6 12 (1.58%) Azure Stack
6 12 (1.58%) OneDrive
6 12 (1.58%) Trello
7 9 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (1.05%) IaaS
9 6 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.79%) Azure Data Factory
9 6 (0.79%) PaaS
9 6 (0.79%) Power Platform
9 6 (0.79%) WeChat
10 4 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.26%) Serverless
12 2 (0.26%) Yarn
13 1 (0.13%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 49 (6.46%) WAN
2 35 (4.61%) Firewall
3 33 (4.35%) Unified Communications
4 30 (3.95%) TCP/IP
5 29 (3.82%) Intrusion Detection
6 28 (3.69%) DNS
7 25 (3.29%) LAN
8 23 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
9 19 (2.50%) DHCP
10 18 (2.37%) Network Security
10 18 (2.37%) Skype
11 16 (2.11%) Wireless
12 15 (1.98%) Software-Defined Networking
13 12 (1.58%) NetScaler
14 11 (1.45%) Internet
15 10 (1.32%) SSH
16 9 (1.19%) VoIP
17 5 (0.66%) HTTP
17 5 (0.66%) SAN
17 5 (0.66%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (12.65%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (2.50%) Amazon Redshift
3 19 (2.50%) BigQuery
4 18 (2.37%) MongoDB
5 17 (2.24%) Oracle Database
6 16 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (2.11%) Looker
6 16 (2.11%) Relational Database
6 16 (2.11%) Snowflake Schema
7 15 (1.98%) NoSQL
7 15 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
7 15 (1.98%) Oracle Database 12c
8 10 (1.32%) MySQL
8 10 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (1.05%) RDBMS
10 7 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (0.79%) Cosmos DB
11 6 (0.79%) Power BI
12 5 (0.66%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 37 (4.87%) JIRA
2 30 (3.95%) Selenium
3 19 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (2.37%) Git (software)
4 18 (2.37%) WebDriver
5 16 (2.11%) Visual Studio
6 12 (1.58%) MSI
6 12 (1.58%) SpecFlow
7 11 (1.45%) JUnit
8 8 (1.05%) Cucumber
8 8 (1.05%) TestRail
8 8 (1.05%) Zephyr
9 7 (0.92%) Protractor
10 6 (0.79%) IntelliJ
10 6 (0.79%) Jenkins
10 6 (0.79%) Maven
10 6 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
10 6 (0.79%) SoapUI
11 5 (0.66%) NUnit
11 5 (0.66%) Vagrant
General
1 378 (49.80%) Finance
2 343 (45.19%) Marketing
3 328 (43.21%) Telecoms
4 322 (42.42%) Manufacturing
5 321 (42.29%) Electronics
6 34 (4.48%) Local Government
7 30 (3.95%) Retail
8 16 (2.11%) Banking
9 7 (0.92%) Legal
9 7 (0.92%) Police
10 6 (0.79%) Fire and Rescue
11 5 (0.66%) Military
12 1 (0.13%) Law
12 1 (0.13%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 170 (22.40%) Developer
2 105 (13.83%) Analyst
3 87 (11.46%) Architect
4 66 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
5 58 (7.64%) .NET Developer
6 49 (6.46%) Software Developer
7 48 (6.32%) Consultant
8 36 (4.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 32 (4.22%) Tester
10 30 (3.95%) Java Developer
11 28 (3.69%) Test Analyst
12 27 (3.56%) Business Analyst
13 25 (3.29%) .NET Software Developer
14 24 (3.16%) C# Developer
15 23 (3.03%) C# Software Developer
15 23 (3.03%) Project Manager
16 20 (2.64%) C# .NET Developer
16 20 (2.64%) Service Manager
17 19 (2.50%) Angular Developer
17 19 (2.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (12.12%) .NET
2 81 (10.67%) AngularJS
3 63 (8.30%) Web Services
4 59 (7.77%) HTML
4 59 (7.77%) SOAP
5 58 (7.64%) CSS
6 56 (7.38%) ASP.NET
7 41 (5.40%) JSON
7 41 (5.40%) REST
8 34 (4.48%) React
8 34 (4.48%) XML
9 26 (3.43%) .NET Core
9 26 (3.43%) Node.js
10 24 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (3.16%) jQuery
11 22 (2.90%) WCF
12 18 (2.37%) Hibernate
13 17 (2.24%) Angular 2
13 17 (2.24%) JPA
14 16 (2.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 71 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (6.98%) Management Information System
3 40 (5.27%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (2.37%) Hybrid Cloud
5 17 (2.24%) Data Centre
5 17 (2.24%) User Experience
6 16 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (1.58%) CESG
8 11 (1.45%) Fat Client
8 11 (1.45%) Mobile Computing
8 11 (1.45%) Thin Client
9 10 (1.32%) Social Media
10 8 (1.05%) Algorithms
10 8 (1.05%) Driving Licence
10 8 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
10 8 (1.05%) Public Cloud
11 7 (0.92%) Data Structures
11 7 (0.92%) PKI
12 6 (0.79%) Clustering
12 6 (0.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 133 (17.52%) Windows
2 132 (17.39%) Linux
3 56 (7.38%) Windows 7
4 51 (6.72%) Windows Server
5 50 (6.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 45 (5.93%) Windows 10
7 28 (3.69%) Unix
8 19 (2.50%) CentOS
9 17 (2.24%) Solaris
10 15 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (1.71%) Mac OS
12 9 (1.19%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.40%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.40%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (43.87%) Programme Management
2 332 (43.74%) Digital Marketing
3 329 (43.35%) Business Intelligence
4 253 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 129 (17.00%) ITIL
6 126 (16.60%) Scrum
7 114 (15.02%) Test Automation
8 73 (9.62%) DevOps
8 73 (9.62%) Project Management
8 73 (9.62%) Software Engineering
9 64 (8.43%) Project Delivery
10 60 (7.91%) Cybersecurity
10 60 (7.91%) PRINCE2
11 57 (7.51%) Information Security
12 56 (7.38%) TDD
13 55 (7.25%) Technical Architecture
14 54 (7.11%) Service Delivery
15 53 (6.98%) Architectural Design
16 52 (6.85%) Problem-Solving
17 49 (6.46%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 136 (17.92%) JavaScript
2 132 (17.39%) SQL
3 121 (15.94%) C#
4 116 (15.28%) Java
5 98 (12.91%) Python
6 58 (7.64%) C
7 57 (7.51%) PowerShell
8 53 (6.98%) C++
9 33 (4.35%) PHP
10 21 (2.77%) TypeScript
11 17 (2.24%) Shell Script
12 16 (2.11%) Bash Shell
13 11 (1.45%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.32%) Go
14 10 (1.32%) Ruby
15 8 (1.05%) Perl
16 7 (0.92%) Korn
16 7 (0.92%) T-SQL
17 6 (0.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 6 (0.79%) ES6
Qualifications
1 289 (38.08%) Security Cleared
2 112 (14.76%) SC Cleared
3 106 (13.97%) DV Cleared
4 69 (9.09%) Degree
5 37 (4.87%) ISTQB
6 34 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 27 (3.56%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (3.56%) MCP
7 27 (3.56%) MCSE
8 26 (3.43%) ISEB
9 25 (3.29%) CCNA
10 24 (3.16%) MCSA
11 19 (2.50%) CISSP
12 16 (2.11%) CESG Certified Professional
13 15 (1.98%) TOGAF Certification
14 13 (1.71%) CISA
15 12 (1.58%) CCA
15 12 (1.58%) CISM
15 12 (1.58%) CISMP
15 12 (1.58%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.74%) QA
2 35 (4.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 26 (3.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (2.90%) JSP 440
5 21 (2.77%) HMG Infosec
5 21 (2.77%) SLA
6 18 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 12 (1.58%) Cyber Essentials
8 9 (1.19%) NIST
9 7 (0.92%) PMO
10 6 (0.79%) PCI DSS
11 4 (0.53%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.40%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.40%) NCSC
13 2 (0.26%) ISO 22301
13 2 (0.26%) RMADS
14 1 (0.13%) BS25999
14 1 (0.13%) GDPR
14 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 104 (13.70%) Active Directory
2 47 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (5.14%) Docker
4 33 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 17 (2.24%) Hyper-V
5 17 (2.24%) Virtual Desktop
6 12 (1.58%) XenApp
7 8 (1.05%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.53%) vSphere
9 3 (0.40%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 80 (10.54%) SCCM
2 59 (7.77%) SCOM
3 16 (2.11%) vRealize
4 12 (1.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 12 (1.58%) SCOrch
5 11 (1.45%) Puppet
6 10 (1.32%) Ansible
6 10 (1.32%) Kubernetes
6 10 (1.32%) Nagios
7 9 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.79%) Cacti
9 5 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (0.53%) Graylog
10 4 (0.53%) HP ALM
10 4 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.53%) Salt
11 2 (0.26%) Nessus
11 2 (0.26%) Terraform
12 1 (0.13%) SCVMM
12 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 330 (43.48%) SAP
2 228 (30.04%) Microsoft
3 75 (9.88%) Cisco
4 55 (7.25%) VMware
5 48 (6.32%) Oracle
6 27 (3.56%) Citrix
7 25 (3.29%) Google
8 19 (2.50%) Tableau
9 16 (2.11%) Informatica
9 16 (2.11%) Talend
10 14 (1.84%) Splunk
11 9 (1.19%) Atlassian
11 9 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (1.19%) Sitecore
12 8 (1.05%) Apple
12 8 (1.05%) Capita
13 7 (0.92%) Red Hat
13 7 (0.92%) SolarWinds
14 6 (0.79%) Twitter
14 6 (0.79%) YouTube