Period
to 13 July 2020

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 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Police
UK
6 months to
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 623 806 978
Rank change year-on-year +183 +172 +53
Permanent jobs citing Police 193 322 237
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the General category 0.64% 0.55% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 134 239 141
Median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +7.14% -23.64%
10th Percentile £34,986 £25,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £85,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £35,641 £41,996
% change year-on-year +40.29% -15.13% -9.69%

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 30,158 58,791 77,300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.61% 39.93% 43.31%
Number of salaries quoted 23,101 44,319 59,368
Median annual salary £58,500 £55,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.36% +6.80% +3.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £46,407 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.59% +3.13% +5.88%

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 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Police in the UK

Police
Top 15 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 July 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
England +166 190 £55,000 +30.95% 33
UK excluding London +177 112 £50,000 +40.29% 28
London +126 78 £56,514 +1.83% 8
South East +130 39 £52,500 +56.72% 5
North of England +138 29 £57,500 +79.68% 1
Midlands +109 27 £50,000 +34.68% 13
North West +113 26 £59,071 +91.21%
Work from Home +55 26 £50,000 +14.94% 1
West Midlands +86 22 £48,000 +28.86% 8
East Midlands +87 19 £50,000 +104.08% 5
South West +89 18 £43,750 -2.78% 6
East of England +93 12 £55,000 +92.98%
North East +25 2 £52,500 +38.16%
Yorkshire +104 1 £57,500 +79.68% 1
Scotland +85 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 13 July 2020, 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 95 (49.22%) Security Cleared
2 68 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (30.05%) Law
4 51 (26.42%) SC Cleared
5 45 (23.32%) Analytics
6 44 (22.80%) Local Government
7 39 (20.21%) Capita
7 39 (20.21%) Project Management
8 36 (18.65%) Public Sector
9 31 (16.06%) SQL
9 31 (16.06%) Degree
10 28 (14.51%) DV Cleared
11 26 (13.47%) C#
11 26 (13.47%) Project Delivery
12 25 (12.95%) Business Analysis
12 25 (12.95%) Information Security
13 24 (12.44%) Stakeholder Management
13 24 (12.44%) Azure
13 24 (12.44%) Decision-Making
14 23 (11.92%) JavaScript
14 23 (11.92%) Retail
15 22 (11.40%) PRINCE2
15 22 (11.40%) Legal
15 22 (11.40%) Microsoft
15 22 (11.40%) Data Science
15 22 (11.40%) AngularJS
16 21 (10.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 21 (10.88%) Java
17 20 (10.36%) .NET
18 19 (9.84%) SQL Server

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 5 (2.59%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.07%) Confluence
2 4 (2.07%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (2.07%) WebLogic
2 4 (2.07%) WebLogic Portal
3 3 (1.55%) IIS
4 2 (1.04%) Apache
4 2 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.52%) Apache Synapse
5 1 (0.52%) CMS
5 1 (0.52%) Headless CMS
5 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.07%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.07%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.44%) Azure
2 15 (7.77%) AWS
3 7 (3.63%) SaaS
4 5 (2.59%) Power Platform
5 4 (2.07%) Amazon ECS
5 4 (2.07%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (2.07%) GCP
5 4 (2.07%) Google Analytics
6 3 (1.55%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (1.55%) Serverless
7 2 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.04%) IaaS
7 2 (1.04%) PaaS
7 2 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.52%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.52%) NuGet
8 1 (0.52%) Office 365
8 1 (0.52%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.74%) Internet
2 9 (4.66%) Firewall
3 8 (4.15%) LAN
4 5 (2.59%) WAN
5 4 (2.07%) Network Security
5 4 (2.07%) Skype
6 3 (1.55%) PABX
7 2 (1.04%) HTTP
7 2 (1.04%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.52%) DWDM
8 1 (0.52%) NAS
8 1 (0.52%) SDH
8 1 (0.52%) VLAN
8 1 (0.52%) VoIP
8 1 (0.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.66%) MySQL
2 9 (4.66%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (4.66%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.63%) Data Lake
3 7 (3.63%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.59%) GIS
4 5 (2.59%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.59%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (2.59%) Power BI
5 4 (2.07%) Big Data
5 4 (2.07%) Geospatial Data
5 4 (2.07%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 4 (2.07%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (2.07%) Oracle Discoverer
6 3 (1.55%) Data Mart
7 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (5.18%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.63%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.11%) Fiddler
5 5 (2.59%) JMeter
5 5 (2.59%) Selenium
6 4 (2.07%) LINQPad
6 4 (2.07%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (2.07%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (2.07%) Postman
7 3 (1.55%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.55%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.04%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.52%) gulp
9 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.52%) Subversion
General
1 58 (30.05%) Law
2 44 (22.80%) Local Government
3 36 (18.65%) Public Sector
4 23 (11.92%) Retail
5 22 (11.40%) Legal
6 16 (8.29%) Finance
7 15 (7.77%) Back Office
8 7 (3.63%) Fire and Rescue
9 6 (3.11%) Aerospace
10 4 (2.07%) Electronics
11 3 (1.55%) Games
11 3 (1.55%) Manufacturing
11 3 (1.55%) Publishing
12 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.52%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (12.95%) Analyst
2 24 (12.44%) Business Analyst
3 22 (11.40%) Developer
4 12 (6.22%) Project Manager
5 11 (5.70%) C# Developer
5 11 (5.70%) Junior
5 11 (5.70%) Transformation Manager
6 10 (5.18%) IT Manager
7 9 (4.66%) Architect
8 8 (4.15%) Software Engineer
8 8 (4.15%) Support Officer
9 7 (3.63%) Data Manager
9 7 (3.63%) Security Manager
9 7 (3.63%) Software Developer
10 6 (3.11%) .NET Developer
10 6 (3.11%) C# Software Developer
11 5 (2.59%) Java Developer
11 5 (2.59%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (2.59%) Senior Software Engineer
11 5 (2.59%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.40%) AngularJS
2 20 (10.36%) .NET
3 17 (8.81%) RESTful
4 11 (5.70%) Electron Framework
4 11 (5.70%) Spring
4 11 (5.70%) Spring Boot
5 9 (4.66%) ASP.NET
6 8 (4.15%) Apache Flex
6 8 (4.15%) Hibernate
6 8 (4.15%) Node.js
6 8 (4.15%) Spring Cloud
7 7 (3.63%) Web Services
8 6 (3.11%) .NET Framework
8 6 (3.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (3.11%) CSS
8 6 (3.11%) HTML
9 5 (2.59%) Gherkin
9 5 (2.59%) Kafka
9 5 (2.59%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (2.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.77%) Management Information System
2 7 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.63%) Driving Licence
2 7 (3.63%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (3.11%) Data Structures
3 6 (3.11%) Replication
4 5 (2.59%) Cybercrime
4 5 (2.59%) Virtual Team
5 4 (2.07%) Digital Media
5 4 (2.07%) Enterprise Cloud
5 4 (2.07%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (2.07%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.07%) NHS
5 4 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.55%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.04%) CMDB
7 2 (1.04%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.04%) Social Media
7 2 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.25%) Windows
2 11 (5.70%) Linux
3 4 (2.07%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.55%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.04%) Android
6 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (23.32%) Analytics
3 39 (20.21%) Project Management
4 26 (13.47%) Project Delivery
5 25 (12.95%) Business Analysis
5 25 (12.95%) Information Security
6 24 (12.44%) Decision-Making
6 24 (12.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (11.40%) Data Science
7 22 (11.40%) PRINCE2
8 21 (10.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 18 (9.33%) Information Management
10 17 (8.81%) Portfolio Management
11 16 (8.29%) Asset Management
11 16 (8.29%) ITIL
12 15 (7.77%) DevOps
13 14 (7.25%) Machine Learning
14 13 (6.74%) Line Management
14 13 (6.74%) Software Engineering
15 12 (6.22%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 31 (16.06%) SQL
2 26 (13.47%) C#
3 23 (11.92%) JavaScript
4 21 (10.88%) Java
5 12 (6.22%) C
5 12 (6.22%) Python
6 9 (4.66%) C++
6 9 (4.66%) TypeScript
7 7 (3.63%) PHP
8 4 (2.07%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.07%) R
8 4 (2.07%) VBA
9 3 (1.55%) Ada
9 3 (1.55%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.04%) Delphi
10 2 (1.04%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.52%) ES6
11 1 (0.52%) Perl
11 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 95 (49.22%) Security Cleared
2 51 (26.42%) SC Cleared
3 31 (16.06%) Degree
4 28 (14.51%) DV Cleared
5 13 (6.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (3.63%) ISEB
7 5 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (2.07%) CISSP
8 4 (2.07%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (1.55%) CISM
9 3 (1.55%) HNC
9 3 (1.55%) HND
10 2 (1.04%) AWS Certification
10 2 (1.04%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.52%) GCIA
11 1 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.52%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.52%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.74%) PMO
2 7 (3.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 17025
3 4 (2.07%) QA
4 3 (1.55%) GDPR
5 2 (1.04%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.04%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.04%) P3O
6 1 (0.52%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.52%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.52%) SLA
6 1 (0.52%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (6.22%) Docker
2 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.59%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.07%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (2.07%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (1.04%) Kibana
4 1 (0.52%) Terraform
4 1 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (20.21%) Capita
2 22 (11.40%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.77%) Oracle
4 8 (4.15%) Google
5 5 (2.59%) Cisco
5 5 (2.59%) DevExpress
6 4 (2.07%) Tableau
7 3 (1.55%) Nortel
7 3 (1.55%) Panasonic
7 3 (1.55%) Red Box
7 3 (1.55%) Siemens
8 2 (1.04%) CyberArk
9 1 (0.52%) Aruba
9 1 (0.52%) Juniper
9 1 (0.52%) WooCommerce