Public Sector Jobs in the UK excluding London

Public Sector
UK > UK excluding London

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Sector in permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Public Sector over the 6 months to 21 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
21 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 63 85 74
Rank change year-on-year +22 -11 +18
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 2,223 2,363 2,852
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 4.20% 3.78% 4.19%
As % of the General category 7.05% 5.52% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,661 1,483 1,562
10th Percentile £27,965 £30,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £36,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,150 £48,526 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.41% +2.16% -5.00%
75th Percentile £67,968 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £84,964 £81,250 £78,675
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,002 £55,000
% change year-on-year -3.51% +3.64% -

All General Skills
UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for common skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 31,545 42,836 39,242
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 59.55% 68.44% 57.68%
Number of salaries quoted 22,001 20,393 22,891
10th Percentile £26,000 £28,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £36,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £68,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £83,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £61,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -9.84% +1.67% +9.09%

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Public Sector as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in the UK excluding London

Public Sector
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Public Sector in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Public Sector in the UK excluding London

Public Sector
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Public Sector in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 21 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Public Sector in the UK excluding London

Public Sector
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Public Sector within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 21 February 2024. 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
North of England +40 786 £55,000 +22.22% 237
South East +41 436 £50,000 -9.09% 167
North West +38 416 £55,000 +17.89% 146
Midlands -1 309 £52,500 -4.55% 123
South West +5 307 £52,500 +10.53% 130
Yorkshire +39 245 £60,000 +33.33% 59
West Midlands +10 229 £55,000 - 79
Scotland -18 170 £45,000 -9.68% 57
North East +25 126 £50,001 -21.57% 32
East of England +60 106 £47,500 -1.21% 60
East Midlands -1 80 £49,329 -10.31% 41
Northern Ireland +53 62 £35,000 -30.00% 15
Wales -17 62 £59,500 +33.21% 43
Public Sector
UK

Public Sector
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 84 (3.78%) Red Hat Fuse
2 82 (3.69%) JBoss
3 64 (2.88%) SharePoint
4 57 (2.56%) Confluence
5 40 (1.80%) Microsoft Exchange
6 22 (0.99%) IIS
6 22 (0.99%) OpenStack
7 10 (0.45%) Anypoint
7 10 (0.45%) Apache
8 9 (0.40%) CMS
9 7 (0.31%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.27%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.13%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.13%) Camunda
11 3 (0.13%) nginx
11 3 (0.13%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (0.13%) SAS
12 2 (0.090%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.090%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.090%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 113 (5.08%) Microsoft Office
2 86 (3.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 64 (2.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 36 (1.62%) Spreadsheet
5 20 (0.90%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
7 11 (0.49%) AutoCAD
8 7 (0.31%) PTC Creo
8 7 (0.31%) SOLIDWORKS
9 6 (0.27%) OrCAD
9 6 (0.27%) Simulink
9 6 (0.27%) Sketch
9 6 (0.27%) Trello
10 4 (0.18%) Doxygen
11 2 (0.090%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.090%) Adobe XD
11 2 (0.090%) ArcView
11 2 (0.090%) TargetLink
12 1 (0.045%) InVision
12 1 (0.045%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 18 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.58%) Unit4 Business World
3 9 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (0.18%) SAP GRC
6 3 (0.13%) NEC Housing
6 3 (0.13%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.090%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.090%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.090%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.045%) Exstream
8 1 (0.045%) Infor SunSystems
8 1 (0.045%) Primavera
8 1 (0.045%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 451 (20.29%) Azure
2 221 (9.94%) AWS
3 188 (8.46%) Power Platform
4 137 (6.16%) Microsoft 365
5 77 (3.46%) Azure DevOps
6 75 (3.37%) Serverless
7 65 (2.92%) IBM Cloud
8 46 (2.07%) SaaS
9 40 (1.80%) Entra ID
10 39 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
11 38 (1.71%) Amazon EKS
12 31 (1.39%) Azure Data Factory
13 30 (1.35%) PowerApps
14 29 (1.30%) Amazon ECS
15 25 (1.12%) IaaS
15 25 (1.12%) PaaS
16 24 (1.08%) GCP
17 20 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
17 20 (0.90%) Azure Functions
17 20 (0.90%) Azure Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 92 (4.14%) Firewall
2 40 (1.80%) DNS
3 36 (1.62%) Network Security
4 29 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
5 28 (1.26%) Internet
5 28 (1.26%) WAN
6 27 (1.21%) SAN
6 27 (1.21%) VPN
7 26 (1.17%) HTTP
8 24 (1.08%) Wireless
9 17 (0.76%) TCP/IP
10 15 (0.67%) LAN
10 15 (0.67%) MQTT
11 14 (0.63%) SD-WAN
12 12 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
13 11 (0.49%) LTE
13 11 (0.49%) Remote Desktop
14 10 (0.45%) Intranet
14 10 (0.45%) OSPF
15 9 (0.40%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (7.20%) Power BI
2 148 (6.66%) SQL Server
3 110 (4.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 103 (4.63%) Data Warehouse
5 80 (3.60%) NoSQL
6 74 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
7 62 (2.79%) Relational Database
8 50 (2.25%) DB2
9 48 (2.16%) MongoDB
10 27 (1.21%) Oracle Database
11 19 (0.85%) GIS
12 18 (0.81%) Data Lake
13 17 (0.76%) Geospatial Data
13 17 (0.76%) MySQL
14 15 (0.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 13 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (0.49%) Big Data
17 10 (0.45%) Power Query
18 9 (0.40%) SAP HANA
19 7 (0.31%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 112 (5.04%) JIRA
2 99 (4.45%) Git
3 72 (3.24%) Jenkins
4 71 (3.19%) IntelliJ
5 39 (1.75%) GitLab
6 26 (1.17%) Artifactory
7 21 (0.94%) JUnit
8 17 (0.76%) Cucumber
8 17 (0.76%) Selenium
8 17 (0.76%) Visual Studio
9 13 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
10 12 (0.54%) Maven
10 12 (0.54%) Subversion
11 9 (0.40%) SonarQube
12 8 (0.36%) Bitbucket
12 8 (0.36%) Eclipse
13 7 (0.31%) Chocolatey
13 7 (0.31%) JMeter
13 7 (0.31%) REST Assured
14 6 (0.27%) Mockito
General
1 619 (27.85%) Social Skills
2 562 (25.28%) Finance
3 164 (7.38%) Marketing
4 163 (7.33%) Telecoms
5 161 (7.24%) Manufacturing
6 160 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
7 157 (7.06%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 146 (6.57%) Electronics
9 126 (5.67%) Retail
10 108 (4.86%) Organisational Skills
11 62 (2.79%) Presentation Skills
12 48 (2.16%) Legal
13 44 (1.98%) Influencing Skills
14 40 (1.80%) Local Government
15 32 (1.44%) Police
16 28 (1.26%) Law
17 18 (0.81%) Aerospace
18 9 (0.40%) Automotive
19 8 (0.36%) Back Office
19 8 (0.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 364 (16.37%) Senior
2 283 (12.73%) Developer
3 224 (10.08%) Lead
4 198 (8.91%) Analyst
5 162 (7.29%) Consultant
6 150 (6.75%) Project Manager
7 144 (6.48%) Architect
8 115 (5.17%) Software Engineer
9 89 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 80 (3.60%) Business Analyst
11 77 (3.46%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 73 (3.28%) Java Engineer
12 73 (3.28%) Senior Developer
13 68 (3.06%) Solutions Architect
14 67 (3.01%) Full Stack Developer
15 66 (2.97%) Senior Software Engineer
16 62 (2.79%) Junior
17 61 (2.74%) Java Developer
17 61 (2.74%) Java Software Engineer
17 61 (2.74%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (8.01%) REST
2 159 (7.15%) Web Services
3 158 (7.11%) AngularJS
4 138 (6.21%) Spring
5 123 (5.53%) .NET
6 116 (5.22%) JSON
7 114 (5.13%) HTML
8 112 (5.04%) XML
9 103 (4.63%) CSS
10 100 (4.50%) SOAP
11 99 (4.45%) Hibernate
12 92 (4.14%) React
13 80 (3.60%) JPA
14 75 (3.37%) Node.js
14 75 (3.37%) RESTful
15 71 (3.19%) XSD
16 67 (3.01%) Java EE
17 58 (2.61%) ASP.NET
18 51 (2.29%) Spring Boot
19 42 (1.89%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 100 (4.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 87 (3.91%) Management Information System
3 71 (3.19%) Driving Licence
4 70 (3.15%) Public Cloud
5 66 (2.97%) Blockchain
6 62 (2.79%) Product Ownership
7 56 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
8 54 (2.43%) Distributed Systems
9 45 (2.02%) NHS
10 44 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
11 42 (1.89%) Data Structures
12 38 (1.71%) Algorithms
13 35 (1.57%) PKI
14 31 (1.39%) e-Learning
15 27 (1.21%) IoT
16 26 (1.17%) Onboarding
17 22 (0.99%) Cyberattack
18 20 (0.90%) Data Centre
19 17 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
20 15 (0.67%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 209 (9.40%) Windows
2 183 (8.23%) Linux
3 74 (3.33%) Windows Server
4 41 (1.84%) Android
5 40 (1.80%) Apple iOS
6 24 (1.08%) Unix
7 17 (0.76%) Windows 10
8 16 (0.72%) Alpine Linux
8 16 (0.72%) CentOS
8 16 (0.72%) Debian
9 15 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (0.54%) Windows Server 2016
12 11 (0.49%) Windows Server 2019
13 6 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.18%) AIX
15 3 (0.13%) Amazon Linux
15 3 (0.13%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.13%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 608 (27.35%) Agile
2 513 (23.08%) Mentoring
3 399 (17.95%) Coaching
4 324 (14.57%) Business Intelligence
5 309 (13.90%) Problem-Solving
6 226 (10.17%) Project Management
7 207 (9.31%) DevOps
8 200 (9.00%) Roadmaps
9 196 (8.82%) Programme Management
10 193 (8.68%) Artificial Intelligence
11 189 (8.50%) Software Engineering
12 188 (8.46%) Migration
13 184 (8.28%) User Experience
14 181 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
15 169 (7.60%) Project Delivery
16 165 (7.42%) Cybersecurity
17 145 (6.52%) Service Delivery
18 144 (6.48%) Digital Marketing
19 142 (6.39%) Actionable Insight
20 141 (6.34%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 308 (13.86%) SQL
2 264 (11.88%) Java
3 192 (8.64%) Python
4 186 (8.37%) JavaScript
5 171 (7.69%) C#
6 62 (2.79%) C
7 54 (2.43%) PowerShell
8 48 (2.16%) C++
9 45 (2.02%) Bash
10 30 (1.35%) TypeScript
11 25 (1.12%) Ruby
12 22 (0.99%) Go
12 22 (0.99%) MATLAB
13 20 (0.90%) T-SQL
14 19 (0.85%) Shell Script
15 16 (0.72%) PL/SQL
16 13 (0.58%) Embedded C
16 13 (0.58%) PHP
17 9 (0.40%) Data Analysis Expressions
18 8 (0.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 502 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 296 (13.32%) SC Cleared
3 227 (10.21%) Degree
4 66 (2.97%) DV Cleared
5 42 (1.89%) Azure Certification
6 39 (1.75%) DBS Check
6 39 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 32 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
8 31 (1.39%) PMI Certification
9 28 (1.26%) Master's Degree
9 28 (1.26%) MCSE
10 27 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
11 24 (1.08%) CISSP
12 23 (1.03%) MCSA
13 21 (0.94%) APMP
13 21 (0.94%) AWS Certification
13 21 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
14 19 (0.85%) CISA
14 19 (0.85%) PMP
15 16 (0.72%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (3.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 56 (2.52%) Cyber Essentials
2 56 (2.52%) SLA
3 52 (2.34%) QA
4 50 (2.25%) PMO
5 49 (2.20%) ISO 9001
6 39 (1.75%) GDPR
6 39 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 17025
7 36 (1.62%) Accessibility
8 29 (1.30%) NIST
9 26 (1.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 24 (1.08%) Data Quality
11 21 (0.94%) NCSC
12 19 (0.85%) WCAG
13 14 (0.63%) GRC
14 13 (0.58%) ITGC
15 7 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 6 (0.27%) GAAP
16 6 (0.27%) IFRS
17 5 (0.22%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 107 (4.81%) Active Directory
2 88 (3.96%) Docker
3 35 (1.57%) Firmware
4 33 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 32 (1.44%) Hyper-V
6 13 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
7 12 (0.54%) Embedded Firmware
8 8 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
8 8 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.36%) vSphere
9 6 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (0.22%) VMware NSX
11 3 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.090%) Postfix
13 1 (0.045%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.045%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.045%) NFS
13 1 (0.045%) Time Sharing Option
13 1 (0.045%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 99 (4.45%) Terraform
2 73 (3.28%) Ansible
2 73 (3.28%) Kubernetes
3 39 (1.75%) EnCase
4 19 (0.85%) SCCM
5 18 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
6 13 (0.58%) Puppet
7 12 (0.54%) CA Single Sign-On
7 12 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
7 12 (0.54%) Progress Chef
8 11 (0.49%) SCOM
9 8 (0.36%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 8 (0.36%) ZABBIX
10 7 (0.31%) Grafana
10 7 (0.31%) SysTrack
11 6 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
12 5 (0.22%) Kibana
12 5 (0.22%) Packer
13 4 (0.18%) Nagios
13 4 (0.18%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 468 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 190 (8.55%) SAP
3 88 (3.96%) Red Hat
4 85 (3.82%) IBM
5 84 (3.78%) Oracle
6 75 (3.37%) VMware
7 62 (2.79%) Cisco
8 52 (2.34%) ServiceNow
9 51 (2.29%) YouTube
10 48 (2.16%) Atlassian
11 27 (1.21%) Splunk
12 23 (1.03%) Salesforce
13 22 (0.99%) WSO2
14 20 (0.90%) CA
14 20 (0.90%) Google
15 19 (0.85%) EMC
16 18 (0.81%) Aruba
17 15 (0.67%) NetApp
18 14 (0.63%) Veeam
19 13 (0.58%) Sage