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

Public Sector
England > South West
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 71 34 39
Rank change year-on-year -37 +5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 237 715 713
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 4.11% 7.29% 6.66%
As % of the General category 11.47% 20.56% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 214 651 515
Median annual salary £45,000 £52,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.46% +15.56% -
10th Percentile £25,125 £32,500 £27,050
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £67,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +8.33% +2.13%

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 the South West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,067 3,478 3,922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 35.85% 35.47% 36.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,610 2,648 3,113
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,480 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -15 99 £45,000 -9.37% 9
Gloucestershire -28 62 £45,000 -14.29% 4
Wiltshire -41 38 £51,593 -1.73% 10
Dorset +50 18 £24,000 -33.79%
Devon +3 10 £48,500 -9.77% 2
Somerset -4 7 £39,069 -42.12% 4
Public Sector
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 85 (35.86%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (34.60%) Finance
3 75 (31.65%) Telecoms
3 75 (31.65%) Business Intelligence
4 67 (28.27%) Marketing
4 67 (28.27%) Digital Marketing
5 66 (27.85%) Security Cleared
6 65 (27.43%) Electronics
6 65 (27.43%) Programme Management
7 64 (27.00%) Manufacturing
7 64 (27.00%) SAP
8 47 (19.83%) Windows
9 46 (19.41%) Microsoft
10 44 (18.57%) SC Cleared
11 43 (18.14%) Project Management
12 41 (17.30%) Scrum
13 38 (16.03%) Azure
14 35 (14.77%) ITIL
15 32 (13.50%) JavaScript
16 30 (12.66%) C#
16 30 (12.66%) Degree
17 29 (12.24%) SQL
18 28 (11.81%) SQL Server
18 28 (11.81%) Information Security
18 28 (11.81%) DevOps
19 27 (11.39%) .NET
19 27 (11.39%) C
20 25 (10.55%) PRINCE2
20 25 (10.55%) TDD
20 25 (10.55%) 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 9 (3.80%) IIS
2 8 (3.38%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.95%) CMS
4 6 (2.53%) Apache
5 4 (1.69%) JBoss
6 3 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.27%) Moodle
7 2 (0.84%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.84%) Confluence
7 2 (0.84%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.42%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.42%) SAS
8 1 (0.42%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (3.38%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (3.38%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 38 (16.03%) Azure
2 18 (7.59%) Office 365
3 16 (6.75%) Power Platform
4 11 (4.64%) AWS
5 10 (4.22%) Trello
6 9 (3.80%) SaaS
7 7 (2.95%) OneDrive
8 6 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (2.53%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (2.53%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (2.11%) IaaS
9 5 (2.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (1.27%) Slack
11 2 (0.84%) Azure Machine Learning
11 2 (0.84%) GitHub
11 2 (0.84%) PowerApps
12 1 (0.42%) Azure Stack
12 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.42%) Logic Apps
12 1 (0.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.59%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.95%) FTP
2 7 (2.95%) Unified Communications
2 7 (2.95%) VoIP
2 7 (2.95%) Wireshark
3 6 (2.53%) DPNSS
3 6 (2.53%) LAN
3 6 (2.53%) QSIG
3 6 (2.53%) WAN
4 2 (0.84%) Firewall
4 2 (0.84%) Network Security
4 2 (0.84%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (0.84%) Software-Defined Radio
4 2 (0.84%) VPN
5 1 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.42%) Cisco Firepower
5 1 (0.42%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.42%) HSRP
5 1 (0.42%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.42%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.81%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.91%) Power BI
3 7 (2.95%) QlikView
4 6 (2.53%) MySQL
5 5 (2.11%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.11%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.27%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.27%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.84%) Big Data
7 2 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.42%) Apache Ignite
8 1 (0.42%) Flink
8 1 (0.42%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (5.91%) JIRA
2 13 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.53%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.69%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.27%) JUnit
5 3 (1.27%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.84%) Maven
6 2 (0.84%) Selenium
6 2 (0.84%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.42%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.42%) DbUnit
7 1 (0.42%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.42%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (0.42%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.42%) jMock
7 1 (0.42%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.42%) Mockito
7 1 (0.42%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.42%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 82 (34.60%) Finance
2 75 (31.65%) Telecoms
3 67 (28.27%) Marketing
4 65 (27.43%) Electronics
5 64 (27.00%) Manufacturing
6 16 (6.75%) Retail
7 12 (5.06%) Local Government
8 8 (3.38%) Legal
9 7 (2.95%) Police
10 4 (1.69%) Aerospace
11 3 (1.27%) Publishing
12 1 (0.42%) Games
12 1 (0.42%) Military
Job Titles
1 38 (16.03%) Developer
2 22 (9.28%) Analyst
2 22 (9.28%) Consultant
3 20 (8.44%) Project Manager
4 19 (8.02%) Software Developer
5 18 (7.59%) IT Support
6 16 (6.75%) .NET Developer
6 16 (6.75%) C# Developer
7 15 (6.33%) .NET Software Developer
7 15 (6.33%) Technical Support
8 12 (5.06%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (5.06%) C# Software Developer
8 12 (5.06%) Support Engineer
8 12 (5.06%) Systems Engineer
9 11 (4.64%) Senior Developer
10 10 (4.22%) Security Manager
11 9 (3.80%) Administrator
11 9 (3.80%) Information Manager
11 9 (3.80%) Information Security Manager
11 9 (3.80%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (11.39%) .NET
2 25 (10.55%) AngularJS
3 19 (8.02%) .NET Core
3 19 (8.02%) SOAP
3 19 (8.02%) Web Services
4 18 (7.59%) ASP.NET
5 17 (7.17%) Node.js
5 17 (7.17%) React
6 16 (6.75%) jQuery
7 14 (5.91%) WCF
8 12 (5.06%) HTML
9 10 (4.22%) CSS
10 8 (3.38%) REST
11 6 (2.53%) XML
12 4 (1.69%) Hibernate
12 4 (1.69%) JSON
13 3 (1.27%) Kafka
13 3 (1.27%) KnockoutJS
13 3 (1.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 2 (0.84%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.70%) Management Information System
2 19 (8.02%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (5.49%) User Experience
4 8 (3.38%) Driving Licence
5 7 (2.95%) CESG
6 6 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.53%) NHS
7 5 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.84%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 2 (0.84%) Cyberattack
10 2 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.84%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.42%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.42%) Blog
11 1 (0.42%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 47 (19.83%) Windows
2 21 (8.86%) Linux
3 20 (8.44%) Unix
4 17 (7.17%) Windows Server
5 10 (4.22%) Windows 10
6 5 (2.11%) Solaris
7 3 (1.27%) Android
7 3 (1.27%) CentOS
7 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (0.84%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.84%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (35.86%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (31.65%) Business Intelligence
3 67 (28.27%) Digital Marketing
4 65 (27.43%) Programme Management
5 43 (18.14%) Project Management
6 41 (17.30%) Scrum
7 35 (14.77%) ITIL
8 28 (11.81%) DevOps
8 28 (11.81%) Information Security
9 25 (10.55%) Cybersecurity
9 25 (10.55%) PRINCE2
9 25 (10.55%) TDD
10 24 (10.13%) Service Delivery
11 23 (9.70%) Analytics
12 19 (8.02%) Risk Management
12 19 (8.02%) Systems Engineering
13 18 (7.59%) Software Engineering
13 18 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (7.17%) Service Management
15 16 (6.75%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 32 (13.50%) JavaScript
2 30 (12.66%) C#
3 29 (12.24%) SQL
4 27 (11.39%) C
5 24 (10.13%) Java
6 20 (8.44%) Python
7 10 (4.22%) Bash Shell
8 8 (3.38%) C++
8 8 (3.38%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.95%) Ruby
10 5 (2.11%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.69%) Perl
11 4 (1.69%) PHP
12 3 (1.27%) Korn
13 2 (0.84%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.42%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.42%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.42%) Tcl
14 1 (0.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 66 (27.85%) Security Cleared
2 44 (18.57%) SC Cleared
3 30 (12.66%) Degree
4 19 (8.02%) DV Cleared
5 15 (6.33%) CISSP
6 10 (4.22%) CISM
7 7 (2.95%) CESG Certified Professional
8 6 (2.53%) MCSA
8 6 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (2.11%) AWS Certification
10 4 (1.69%) IISP
11 3 (1.27%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.84%) CCNA
12 2 (0.84%) CCNP
12 2 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.84%) ISEB
12 2 (0.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (0.84%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (0.84%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.84%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (6.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 9 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 8 (3.38%) Cyber Essentials
4 8 (3.38%) NCSC
4 8 (3.38%) PCI DSS
5 7 (2.95%) JSP 440
6 6 (2.53%) PMO
6 6 (2.53%) QA
7 3 (1.27%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.84%) GDPR
8 2 (0.84%) P3O
9 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (7.59%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.38%) Docker
4 2 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.42%) Firmware
5 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.42%) vSphere
5 1 (0.42%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (2.53%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (1.69%) SCCM
3 3 (1.27%) Ansible
3 3 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.84%) Terraform
5 1 (0.42%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.42%) Nessus
5 1 (0.42%) SCOM
5 1 (0.42%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 64 (27.00%) SAP
2 46 (19.41%) Microsoft
3 22 (9.28%) Oracle
4 19 (8.02%) Capita
5 11 (4.64%) VMware
6 8 (3.38%) Cisco
7 7 (2.95%) Tableau
8 6 (2.53%) Apple
9 3 (1.27%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.27%) Avaya
9 3 (1.27%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.84%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.84%) Splunk
10 2 (0.84%) WSO2
11 1 (0.42%) Intel
11 1 (0.42%) McAfee
11 1 (0.42%) NetScout
11 1 (0.42%) Palo Alto
11 1 (0.42%) SolarWinds