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

Public Sector
England > South West
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 43 31 33
Rank change year-on-year -12 +2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 523 735 748
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.08% 7.43% 7.46%
As % of the General category 17.54% 20.92% 21.23%
Number of salaries quoted 426 591 596
South West median annual salary £46,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,000 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £70,000 £75,625
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +8.25% +7.78%

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 2,981 3,513 3,523
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 34.68% 35.51% 35.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2,305 2,730 2,793
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,993 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 28 January 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 January 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 -11 182 £45,000 -14.29% 36
Gloucestershire +14 141 £50,000 -13.04% 13
Wiltshire -7 137 £47,500 -5.00% 13
Dorset +15 22 £37,000 +5.71% 6
Somerset -6 21 £39,069 -15.03% 4
Devon -14 12 £58,750 +48.73% 12
Cornwall +14 2 £42,750 - 1
Public Sector
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 296 (56.60%) Finance
2 277 (52.96%) Marketing
3 270 (51.63%) Business Intelligence
4 269 (51.43%) Telecoms
5 267 (51.05%) Digital Marketing
6 260 (49.71%) Programme Management
7 256 (48.95%) Manufacturing
7 256 (48.95%) Electronics
7 256 (48.95%) SAP
8 195 (37.28%) Agile Software Development
9 169 (32.31%) Security Cleared
10 140 (26.77%) Microsoft
11 124 (23.71%) JavaScript
12 98 (18.74%) Scrum
13 95 (18.16%) C#
14 94 (17.97%) SQL
15 93 (17.78%) SC Cleared
16 89 (17.02%) Linux
17 88 (16.83%) Azure
17 88 (16.83%) AngularJS
18 86 (16.44%) Python
19 85 (16.25%) SQL Server
20 83 (15.87%) ITIL
21 78 (14.91%) Java
22 76 (14.53%) Windows
23 72 (13.77%) .NET
24 70 (13.38%) Test Automation
25 68 (13.00%) DV Cleared
26 62 (11.85%) TDD
26 62 (11.85%) DevOps

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 36 (6.88%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.87%) Apache
3 13 (2.49%) CMS
4 12 (2.29%) Confluence
5 10 (1.91%) MS Exchange
6 9 (1.72%) EPiServer
6 9 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
7 7 (1.34%) IIS
7 7 (1.34%) OpenStack
8 6 (1.15%) JBoss
9 5 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.76%) Drupal
10 4 (0.76%) Mule
10 4 (0.76%) Mule ESB
10 4 (0.76%) Red Hat Fuse
10 4 (0.76%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.57%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.19%) Gunicorn
12 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (4.21%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.53%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.38%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.38%) Revit
Business Applications
1 6 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.57%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 88 (16.83%) Azure
2 44 (8.41%) AWS
3 38 (7.27%) SaaS
4 17 (3.25%) Office 365
5 12 (2.29%) Power Platform
5 12 (2.29%) Trello
6 11 (2.10%) GCP
7 10 (1.91%) Azure Stack
7 10 (1.91%) OneDrive
8 9 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (1.53%) PaaS
10 6 (1.15%) Azure Data Factory
10 6 (1.15%) IaaS
11 5 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.38%) Yarn
14 1 (0.19%) GitHub
14 1 (0.19%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.54%) TCP/IP
2 17 (3.25%) WAN
3 15 (2.87%) Firewall
4 13 (2.49%) DNS
5 12 (2.29%) Intrusion Detection
6 11 (2.10%) Network Security
6 11 (2.10%) Skype
6 11 (2.10%) Wireless
7 10 (1.91%) Internet
7 10 (1.91%) NetScaler
8 9 (1.72%) DHCP
8 9 (1.72%) LAN
8 9 (1.72%) Unified Communications
9 8 (1.53%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (1.15%) VoIP
11 5 (0.96%) Software-Defined Networking
11 5 (0.96%) Software-Defined Radio
11 5 (0.96%) SSH
12 3 (0.57%) VLAN
13 2 (0.38%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (16.25%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.63%) Oracle Database
3 18 (3.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 18 (3.44%) Oracle Database 12c
4 16 (3.06%) MongoDB
5 12 (2.29%) Power BI
5 12 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (2.10%) NoSQL
7 8 (1.53%) MySQL
8 7 (1.34%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.34%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.15%) Amazon Redshift
9 6 (1.15%) BigQuery
9 6 (1.15%) Cosmos DB
9 6 (1.15%) QlikView
10 5 (0.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (0.76%) Big Data
11 4 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.57%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 29 (5.54%) JIRA
2 26 (4.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (3.82%) Selenium
4 14 (2.68%) Visual Studio
5 13 (2.49%) Git (software)
6 9 (1.72%) WebDriver
7 8 (1.53%) SpecFlow
8 6 (1.15%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.15%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (0.96%) JUnit
9 5 (0.96%) MSI
9 5 (0.96%) TestRail
9 5 (0.96%) Vagrant
9 5 (0.96%) Zephyr
10 4 (0.76%) IntelliJ
10 4 (0.76%) Maven
10 4 (0.76%) MSTest
10 4 (0.76%) NUnit
10 4 (0.76%) Postman
10 4 (0.76%) SoapUI
General
1 296 (56.60%) Finance
2 277 (52.96%) Marketing
3 269 (51.43%) Telecoms
4 256 (48.95%) Electronics
4 256 (48.95%) Manufacturing
5 27 (5.16%) Retail
6 25 (4.78%) Local Government
7 13 (2.49%) Legal
8 10 (1.91%) Police
9 5 (0.96%) Banking
10 3 (0.57%) Fire and Rescue
10 3 (0.57%) Military
11 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.19%) Law
11 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 132 (25.24%) Developer
2 55 (10.52%) Analyst
2 55 (10.52%) Software Developer
3 49 (9.37%) .NET Developer
4 36 (6.88%) .NET Software Developer
5 35 (6.69%) C# Developer
6 31 (5.93%) Architect
6 31 (5.93%) C# Software Developer
7 29 (5.54%) Consultant
8 28 (5.35%) C# .NET Developer
9 22 (4.21%) Angular Developer
9 22 (4.21%) Systems Engineer
10 21 (4.02%) Solutions Architect
11 18 (3.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 18 (3.44%) Java Developer
12 17 (3.25%) Project Manager
12 17 (3.25%) Software Engineer
13 16 (3.06%) Business Analyst
13 16 (3.06%) Senior Developer
13 16 (3.06%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (16.83%) AngularJS
2 72 (13.77%) .NET
3 50 (9.56%) SOAP
4 46 (8.80%) Web Services
5 45 (8.60%) CSS
5 45 (8.60%) HTML
6 44 (8.41%) ASP.NET
7 38 (7.27%) REST
8 36 (6.88%) React
9 34 (6.50%) Node.js
10 33 (6.31%) .NET Core
11 30 (5.74%) jQuery
12 29 (5.54%) WCF
13 21 (4.02%) Hibernate
13 21 (4.02%) JSON
14 18 (3.44%) JPA
14 18 (3.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 17 (3.25%) Angular 2
15 17 (3.25%) Django
16 16 (3.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.65%) Greenfield Project
2 32 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 31 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (3.44%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (3.44%) User Experience
5 16 (3.06%) Data Centre
6 11 (2.10%) Hybrid Cloud
7 10 (1.91%) Algorithms
7 10 (1.91%) Driving Licence
8 9 (1.72%) Public Cloud
9 8 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (1.15%) CESG
10 6 (1.15%) Clustering
10 6 (1.15%) Fat Client
10 6 (1.15%) Thin Client
11 5 (0.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (0.96%) Verilog
11 5 (0.96%) VHDL
12 4 (0.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 89 (17.02%) Linux
2 76 (14.53%) Windows
3 39 (7.46%) Unix
4 25 (4.78%) Windows 7
5 24 (4.59%) Windows Server
6 23 (4.40%) Solaris
6 23 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (4.02%) Windows 10
8 20 (3.82%) CentOS
9 11 (2.10%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.96%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.57%) Android
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (51.63%) Business Intelligence
2 267 (51.05%) Digital Marketing
3 260 (49.71%) Programme Management
4 195 (37.28%) Agile Software Development
5 98 (18.74%) Scrum
6 83 (15.87%) ITIL
7 70 (13.38%) Test Automation
8 62 (11.85%) DevOps
8 62 (11.85%) TDD
9 52 (9.94%) Software Engineering
10 49 (9.37%) Project Management
11 46 (8.80%) PRINCE2
12 38 (7.27%) Information Security
12 38 (7.27%) Service Delivery
13 36 (6.88%) Continuous Integration
14 35 (6.69%) Project Delivery
14 35 (6.69%) Stakeholder Management
15 34 (6.50%) Problem-Solving
16 32 (6.12%) MVC
17 30 (5.74%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 124 (23.71%) JavaScript
2 95 (18.16%) C#
3 94 (17.97%) SQL
4 86 (16.44%) Python
5 78 (14.91%) Java
6 46 (8.80%) C++
7 37 (7.07%) PowerShell
8 36 (6.88%) C
9 25 (4.78%) PHP
10 24 (4.59%) Bash Shell
11 23 (4.40%) Shell Script
12 15 (2.87%) Ruby
13 12 (2.29%) Perl
13 12 (2.29%) TypeScript
14 11 (2.10%) Korn
15 8 (1.53%) Go
16 7 (1.34%) PL/SQL
17 6 (1.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 6 (1.15%) T-SQL
18 4 (0.76%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 169 (32.31%) Security Cleared
2 93 (17.78%) SC Cleared
3 68 (13.00%) DV Cleared
4 60 (11.47%) Degree
5 21 (4.02%) ISTQB
6 19 (3.63%) CISSP
6 19 (3.63%) MCSE
6 19 (3.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (3.44%) CISM
8 17 (3.25%) MCSA
9 16 (3.06%) ISEB
10 12 (2.29%) CCNA
10 12 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (2.29%) MCP
11 10 (1.91%) CCA
11 10 (1.91%) RHCE
12 9 (1.72%) CEH
12 9 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (1.53%) CESG Certified Professional
14 7 (1.34%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (4.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 22 (4.21%) QA
3 14 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 14 (2.68%) PCI DSS
4 13 (2.49%) Cyber Essentials
5 10 (1.91%) NCSC
6 7 (1.34%) JSP 440
7 6 (1.15%) HMG Infosec
8 4 (0.76%) PMO
9 3 (0.57%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.57%) SLA
10 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.38%) GDPR
10 2 (0.38%) NIST
10 2 (0.38%) P3O
10 2 (0.38%) RMADS
11 1 (0.19%) BS25999
11 1 (0.19%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 50 (9.56%) Active Directory
2 33 (6.31%) Docker
3 30 (5.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (4.21%) Microsoft App-V
5 12 (2.29%) Hyper-V
6 10 (1.91%) XenApp
7 7 (1.34%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (0.96%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.76%) vSphere
10 3 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.57%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 44 (8.41%) SCCM
2 33 (6.31%) SCOM
3 10 (1.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 10 (1.91%) SCOrch
4 9 (1.72%) Ansible
5 8 (1.53%) Kubernetes
5 8 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.15%) Cacti
6 6 (1.15%) Nagios
6 6 (1.15%) Puppet
6 6 (1.15%) vRealize
7 4 (0.76%) Salt
8 2 (0.38%) Nessus
9 1 (0.19%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 256 (48.95%) SAP
2 140 (26.77%) Microsoft
3 52 (9.94%) Oracle
4 32 (6.12%) Cisco
5 30 (5.74%) VMware
6 16 (3.06%) Citrix
7 15 (2.87%) Capita
8 12 (2.29%) Google
8 12 (2.29%) Splunk
8 12 (2.29%) Tableau
9 11 (2.10%) Red Hat
10 9 (1.72%) Sitecore
11 8 (1.53%) Atlassian
12 7 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (1.34%) SolarWinds
13 5 (0.96%) Apple
14 3 (0.57%) Informatica
14 3 (0.57%) Intel
14 3 (0.57%) Talend
15 2 (0.38%) hybris