Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Sector
England > South West
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 53 32 45
Rank change year-on-year -21 +13 -16
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 357 354 542
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 5.11% 7.73% 6.24%
As % of the General category 9.07% 16.79% 12.30%
Number of salaries quoted 289 317 449
10th Percentile £31,761 £28,750 £28,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% -9.52%
75th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £76,520 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £54,100 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.05% - -

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 3,938 2,109 4,406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 56.35% 46.03% 50.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2,458 1,624 3,518
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,750 £25,249
25th Percentile £37,500 £32,805 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.89% +4.65% -4.44%
75th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £76,520 £68,838 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 22 January 2022.

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 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Bristol -15 203 £45,000 -10.00% 58
Wiltshire -50 44 £62,500 +20.19% 18
Gloucestershire -25 33 £50,000 - 14
Somerset +9 32 £26,500 -39.08% 7
Devon 0 16 £45,000 +28.57% 7
Cornwall -16 5 £47,500 -5.00%
Dorset -18 4 - - 3
Public Sector
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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.

1 189 (52.94%) Finance
2 182 (50.98%) Business Intelligence
3 168 (47.06%) Manufacturing
4 167 (46.78%) Telecoms
4 167 (46.78%) Programme Management
4 167 (46.78%) SAP
4 167 (46.78%) Marketing
5 166 (46.50%) Digital Marketing
5 166 (46.50%) Electronics
6 129 (36.13%) Agile Software Development
7 91 (25.49%) Security Cleared
8 74 (20.73%) Azure
9 69 (19.33%) SC Cleared
10 58 (16.25%) AWS
11 57 (15.97%) C#
12 56 (15.69%) Node.js
13 55 (15.41%) Java
13 55 (15.41%) DevOps
14 50 (14.01%) Scrum
15 48 (13.45%) SQL
15 48 (13.45%) .NET
16 47 (13.17%) Python
17 45 (12.61%) JavaScript
17 45 (12.61%) Microsoft
17 45 (12.61%) Inclusion and Diversity
18 44 (12.32%) Social Skills
18 44 (12.32%) AngularJS
19 43 (12.04%) TDD
20 42 (11.76%) ITIL
21 37 (10.36%) Software Engineering

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 22 (6.16%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.64%) Confluence
3 9 (2.52%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (1.68%) Apache
5 5 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.56%) CMS
6 2 (0.56%) IIS
7 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.28%) Drupal
7 1 (0.28%) Kinematics
7 1 (0.28%) nginx
7 1 (0.28%) SAS
7 1 (0.28%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.28%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.56%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 74 (20.73%) Azure
2 58 (16.25%) AWS
3 28 (7.84%) SaaS
4 24 (6.72%) Microsoft 365
5 20 (5.60%) GCP
6 16 (4.48%) Azure Active Directory
6 16 (4.48%) Power Platform
7 10 (2.80%) Serverless
8 9 (2.52%) PaaS
9 6 (1.68%) GitHub
10 5 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (1.40%) Amazon S3
10 5 (1.40%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (1.40%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 5 (1.40%) GitHub Actions
11 4 (1.12%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.56%) Power Automate
12 2 (0.56%) Pure360
12 2 (0.56%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.16%) Firewall
2 12 (3.36%) VPN
3 6 (1.68%) Wireless
4 5 (1.40%) BGP
4 5 (1.40%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (1.40%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (1.40%) DMVPN
4 5 (1.40%) HTTP
4 5 (1.40%) IPsec
4 5 (1.40%) OSPF
4 5 (1.40%) SSL
4 5 (1.40%) VoIP
4 5 (1.40%) VXLAN
5 4 (1.12%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.84%) Broadband
7 2 (0.56%) DHCP
7 2 (0.56%) LAN
7 2 (0.56%) OpenScape
7 2 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.40%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 14 (3.92%) NoSQL
3 14 (3.92%) Power BI
4 13 (3.64%) MySQL
5 10 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (2.52%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.40%) Tableau
10 4 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.12%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.84%) Redis
12 2 (0.56%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (0.56%) DataStage
12 2 (0.56%) Pentaho
12 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.28%) Data Lake
13 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 18 (5.04%) Git (software)
2 13 (3.64%) JIRA
3 12 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (2.80%) Selenium
5 8 (2.24%) Cucumber
5 8 (2.24%) Visual Studio
6 6 (1.68%) Cypress.io
7 5 (1.40%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (1.12%) JMeter
8 4 (1.12%) JUnit
8 4 (1.12%) Serenity BDD
9 3 (0.84%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.84%) GitLab
9 3 (0.84%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.84%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.56%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.56%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
11 1 (0.28%) REST Assured
General
1 189 (52.94%) Finance
2 168 (47.06%) Manufacturing
3 167 (46.78%) Marketing
3 167 (46.78%) Telecoms
4 166 (46.50%) Electronics
5 45 (12.61%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 44 (12.32%) Social Skills
7 19 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (3.92%) Games
9 13 (3.64%) Legal
10 12 (3.36%) Military
11 10 (2.80%) Organisational Skills
11 10 (2.80%) Retail
12 8 (2.24%) Local Government
13 7 (1.96%) Police
14 6 (1.68%) Influencing Skills
15 5 (1.40%) Automotive
15 5 (1.40%) Banking
16 4 (1.12%) Aerospace
16 4 (1.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 84 (23.53%) Developer
2 32 (8.96%) Analyst
3 28 (7.84%) Software Developer
4 26 (7.28%) Project Manager
5 20 (5.60%) Architect
6 12 (3.36%) .NET Developer
6 12 (3.36%) Lead Developer
7 11 (3.08%) .NET Software Developer
7 11 (3.08%) Graduate
7 11 (3.08%) Graduate Developer
7 11 (3.08%) Senior Developer
7 11 (3.08%) Support Analyst
7 11 (3.08%) Team Leader
8 10 (2.80%) Junior
8 10 (2.80%) Security Specialist
8 10 (2.80%) Support Manager
9 9 (2.52%) Development Team Leader
9 9 (2.52%) Node.js Developer
9 9 (2.52%) Software Development Team Leader
9 9 (2.52%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (15.69%) Node.js
2 48 (13.45%) .NET
3 44 (12.32%) AngularJS
4 35 (9.80%) React
5 27 (7.56%) .NET Core
6 23 (6.44%) Spring
7 21 (5.88%) HTML
8 17 (4.76%) CSS
8 17 (4.76%) jQuery
9 15 (4.20%) Vue.js
10 13 (3.64%) ASP.NET
11 12 (3.36%) Web Services
12 11 (3.08%) SOAP
12 11 (3.08%) WCF
13 10 (2.80%) Django
14 9 (2.52%) Hibernate
14 9 (2.52%) Laravel
14 9 (2.52%) REST
15 8 (2.24%) Sass
16 6 (1.68%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.76%) User Experience
2 16 (4.48%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (3.36%) Driving Licence
4 11 (3.08%) Data Centre
5 10 (2.80%) Cyberattack
6 9 (2.52%) Data Protection Act
6 9 (2.52%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.52%) Public Cloud
7 6 (1.68%) Legacy Systems
7 6 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (1.68%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.40%) NHS
8 5 (1.40%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (1.12%) Analytical Mindset
9 4 (1.12%) CMDB
10 3 (0.84%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.56%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.56%) Cybercrime
11 2 (0.56%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 36 (10.08%) Windows
2 35 (9.80%) Linux
3 16 (4.48%) CentOS
4 12 (3.36%) Unix
5 9 (2.52%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.24%) Windows 10
7 6 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.56%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (50.98%) Business Intelligence
2 167 (46.78%) Programme Management
3 166 (46.50%) Digital Marketing
4 129 (36.13%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (15.41%) DevOps
6 50 (14.01%) Scrum
7 43 (12.04%) TDD
8 42 (11.76%) ITIL
9 37 (10.36%) Software Engineering
10 31 (8.68%) ITSM
10 31 (8.68%) Project Management
11 30 (8.40%) Cybersecurity
11 30 (8.40%) Service Management
12 29 (8.12%) Mentoring
13 28 (7.84%) Coaching
14 25 (7.00%) Problem-Solving
15 24 (6.72%) Full Stack Development
16 20 (5.60%) Analytics
16 20 (5.60%) People Management
16 20 (5.60%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (15.97%) C#
2 55 (15.41%) Java
3 48 (13.45%) SQL
4 47 (13.17%) Python
5 45 (12.61%) JavaScript
6 21 (5.88%) Ruby
7 20 (5.60%) Bash
8 19 (5.32%) PHP
9 15 (4.20%) PowerShell
10 11 (3.08%) TypeScript
10 11 (3.08%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.68%) Perl
12 5 (1.40%) ES6
13 4 (1.12%) C
13 4 (1.12%) C++
13 4 (1.12%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.56%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.28%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 91 (25.49%) Security Cleared
2 69 (19.33%) SC Cleared
3 25 (7.00%) Degree
4 12 (3.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 10 (2.80%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (1.68%) CCNP
6 6 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.40%) AWS Certification
7 5 (1.40%) Chartered Engineer
7 5 (1.40%) PhD
7 5 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.12%) DBS Check
8 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.12%) PCI QSA
9 2 (0.56%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.28%) CHECK Team Leader
10 1 (0.28%) CHECK Team Member
10 1 (0.28%) MBA
10 1 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.08%) GDPR
2 9 (2.52%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.96%) SLA
4 6 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.84%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.56%) ISO 22301
6 2 (0.56%) NIST
7 1 (0.28%) GMP
7 1 (0.28%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.28%) IEC 61131
7 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.28%) NCSC
7 1 (0.28%) PMO
7 1 (0.28%) QA
7 1 (0.28%) SOC 2
System Software
1 35 (9.80%) Docker
2 22 (6.16%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.96%) vSphere
4 1 (0.28%) Firmware
4 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 22 (6.16%) Kubernetes
2 15 (4.20%) Microsoft Intune
3 14 (3.92%) Nagios
4 12 (3.36%) Ansible
4 12 (3.36%) Puppet
5 7 (1.96%) SCCM
6 5 (1.40%) vCenter Server
7 4 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.84%) Opsview
9 2 (0.56%) Terraform
10 1 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.28%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 167 (46.78%) SAP
2 45 (12.61%) Microsoft
3 26 (7.28%) Oracle
3 26 (7.28%) ServiceNow
3 26 (7.28%) VMware
4 16 (4.48%) Red Hat
5 12 (3.36%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (3.08%) Cisco
7 9 (2.52%) Google
8 7 (1.96%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.40%) Juniper
10 3 (0.84%) AppDynamics
10 3 (0.84%) Civica
10 3 (0.84%) Dynatrace
11 2 (0.56%) Aruba
11 2 (0.56%) Palo Alto
11 2 (0.56%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 2 (0.56%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.56%) Talend
11 2 (0.56%) Workday