Period
to 13 April 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Police in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Police over the 6 months to 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Police
UK
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 766 705 768
Rank change year-on-year -61 +63 +242
Permanent jobs citing Police 72 284 373
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.087% 0.25% 0.25%
As % of the General category 0.22% 0.62% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 52 174 244
10th Percentile £31,100 £33,250 £25,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,987 £30,927
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £39,810 £49,310 £42,495
Median % change year-on-year -19.27% +16.04% -1.50%
75th Percentile £45,866 £57,368 £58,750
90th Percentile £59,264 £63,375 £70,515
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,250 £49,310 £35,515
% change year-on-year -22.43% +38.84% -11.21%

Police is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 32,952 45,678 60,009
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.68% 40.13% 40.31%
Number of salaries quoted 23,829 35,102 45,893
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,820 £57,250 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.74% +4.09% +10.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Police
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Police as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Police in the UK

Police
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Police.

Salary trend for Police in the UK

Police
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Police over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Police in the UK

Police
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Police within the UK over the 6 months to 13 April 2021. 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
England -95 58 £39,000 -20.91% 16
UK excluding London +25 49 £38,250 -22.43% 16
London -24 19 £40,000 -18.88% 4
South West +15 15 £36,525 -22.29% 1
Scotland +20 10 £40,584 -9.81% 1
East of England +51 9 £52,500 -4.55%
Work from Home -149 8 £42,000 -16.00% 3
South East +37 6 £32,000 -36.00% 2
North of England +24 5 £37,333 -15.86% 4
Midlands +29 4 £36,525 -25.93% 5
West Midlands +21 4 £36,525 -17.68% 3
North East +11 3 £39,000 -5.45%
Yorkshire +5 2 £31,000 -29.14% 4

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, IT jobs citing Police 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 with a requirement for Police.

1 43 (59.72%) Security Cleared
2 35 (48.61%) Degree
3 27 (37.50%) SQL
4 24 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 24 (33.33%) .NET
5 22 (30.56%) C#
6 21 (29.17%) SC Cleared
7 20 (27.78%) SQL Server
8 19 (26.39%) Aerospace
8 19 (26.39%) .NET Core
9 18 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 17 (23.61%) MVC
10 17 (23.61%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (22.22%) Oracle
11 16 (22.22%) Azure
12 15 (20.83%) HNC
12 15 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (19.44%) Finance
13 14 (19.44%) RESTful
13 14 (19.44%) .NET Framework
13 14 (19.44%) Analytics
13 14 (19.44%) Oracle Database
13 14 (19.44%) Public Sector
14 13 (18.06%) Blazor
14 13 (18.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 13 (18.06%) TypeScript
14 13 (18.06%) Razor View Engine
14 13 (18.06%) Web Development
14 13 (18.06%) ASP.NET MVC

Police
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 13 (18.06%) IIS
2 5 (6.94%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 16 (22.22%) Azure
2 6 (8.33%) AWS
3 4 (5.56%) SaaS
4 2 (2.78%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (1.39%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.06%) HTTP
2 6 (8.33%) Internet
3 5 (6.94%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (6.94%) Cisco Firepower
3 5 (6.94%) Network Security
4 1 (1.39%) Firewall
4 1 (1.39%) LAN
4 1 (1.39%) WAN
4 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 14 (19.44%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.78%) Tableau
5 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.39%) Power BI
5 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 13 (18.06%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.78%) JIRA
2 2 (2.78%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (26.39%) Aerospace
2 14 (19.44%) Finance
2 14 (19.44%) Public Sector
3 11 (15.28%) Local Government
4 7 (9.72%) Law
4 7 (9.72%) Legal
5 3 (4.17%) Retail
6 2 (2.78%) Electronics
7 1 (1.39%) Fire and Rescue
7 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 24 (33.33%) Developer
2 19 (26.39%) .NET Developer
3 17 (23.61%) C# Developer
4 15 (20.83%) Senior Developer
5 13 (18.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (18.06%) Full Stack Developer
5 13 (18.06%) Senior .NET Developer
6 11 (15.28%) Senior C# Developer
7 9 (12.50%) Analyst
7 9 (12.50%) Architect
7 9 (12.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 9 (12.50%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 6 (8.33%) Security Architect
9 5 (6.94%) Network Specialist
9 5 (6.94%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
10 4 (5.56%) Data Analyst
10 4 (5.56%) Software Developer
11 3 (4.17%) Programme Coordinator
11 3 (4.17%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (33.33%) .NET
2 19 (26.39%) .NET Core
3 18 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 14 (19.44%) .NET Framework
4 14 (19.44%) RESTful
5 13 (18.06%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (18.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 13 (18.06%) Blazor
5 13 (18.06%) Classic ASP
5 13 (18.06%) Razor View Engine
6 7 (9.72%) HTML
7 5 (6.94%) AngularJS
7 5 (6.94%) CSS
7 5 (6.94%) Web Services
8 4 (5.56%) REST
8 4 (5.56%) SOAP
8 4 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (5.56%) WCF
8 4 (5.56%) WPF
9 1 (1.39%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.50%) User Experience
3 5 (6.94%) Private Cloud
3 5 (6.94%) Public Cloud
4 4 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (5.56%) Learning Management System
4 4 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.17%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.78%) Blog
6 2 (2.78%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.39%) CCTV
7 1 (1.39%) Clustering
7 1 (1.39%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.39%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.11%) Linux
2 7 (9.72%) Windows
3 5 (6.94%) Unix
4 2 (2.78%) Android
4 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.78%) Solaris
4 2 (2.78%) SUSE
5 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.61%) MVC
1 17 (23.61%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (19.44%) Analytics
4 13 (18.06%) Web Development
5 12 (16.67%) Decision-Making
6 10 (13.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 9 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
8 8 (11.11%) Computer Science
8 8 (11.11%) Data Analysis
8 8 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 7 (9.72%) ArchiMate
9 7 (9.72%) Collaborative Working
9 7 (9.72%) DevOps
9 7 (9.72%) MODAF
9 7 (9.72%) Project Management
9 7 (9.72%) Service Delivery
9 7 (9.72%) User Stories
10 6 (8.33%) Scrum
10 6 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (37.50%) SQL
2 24 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 22 (30.56%) C#
4 13 (18.06%) TypeScript
5 4 (5.56%) VB
5 4 (5.56%) VBA
6 2 (2.78%) Python
6 2 (2.78%) R
6 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.39%) Perl
7 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.39%) sed
Qualifications
1 43 (59.72%) Security Cleared
2 35 (48.61%) Degree
3 21 (29.17%) SC Cleared
4 15 (20.83%) HNC
5 6 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (8.33%) DBS Check
5 6 (8.33%) DV Cleared
6 5 (6.94%) CCNP
6 5 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (6.94%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.78%) CREST Certified
7 2 (2.78%) PhD
7 2 (2.78%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (1.39%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (1.39%) CISM
8 1 (1.39%) CISSP
8 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.78%) QA
3 1 (1.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 17025
3 1 (1.39%) ISO17020
3 1 (1.39%) NCSC
3 1 (1.39%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (9.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) Firmware
2 1 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) SCCM
2 1 (1.39%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (22.22%) Oracle
2 11 (15.28%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.72%) Cisco
3 7 (9.72%) VMware
4 5 (6.94%) NEC
4 5 (6.94%) Northgate
5 4 (5.56%) CA
6 2 (2.78%) Alteryx
6 2 (2.78%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.78%) BiZZdesign
6 2 (2.78%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.39%) Juniper
7 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.39%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.39%) Symantec