Public Sector Jobs in the West Midlands

Public Sector
England > West Midlands

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Sector in permanent job vacancies in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that cited Public Sector over the 6 months leading up to 21 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 86 65 52
Rank change year-on-year -21 -13 +10
Permanent jobs citing Public Sector 214 215 447
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.89% 4.12% 5.09%
As % of the General category 5.16% 5.56% 7.54%
Number of salaries quoted 165 173 319
10th Percentile £22,400 £31,700 £31,200
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £41,059
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,988 £55,000 £54,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.61% +1.85% +8.00%
75th Percentile £69,920 £70,000 £65,500
90th Percentile £84,964 £80,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,600 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.56% -4.36% -

All General Skills
West Midlands

Public Sector falls under the General Skills category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring common skills in the West Midlands.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 4,144 3,865 5,932
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 55.87% 74.06% 67.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2,468 2,255 3,467
10th Percentile £25,750 £30,000 £30,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £36,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.57% +10.53% -
75th Percentile £63,500 £66,250 £63,342
90th Percentile £75,772 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £54,043 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -9.93% - +4.35%

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Public Sector as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in the West Midlands

Public Sector
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Public Sector in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Public Sector in the West Midlands

Public Sector
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Public Sector in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Public Sector in the West Midlands

Public Sector
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Public Sector within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 July 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
Birmingham -3 128 £61,206 +7.38% 48
Staffordshire -23 33 £22,400 -45.37% 5
Worcestershire -17 11 £59,500 +49.69% 5
Coventry +15 10 £47,500 -26.92% 6
Warwickshire +5 6 £57,500 +25.00% 2
Solihull +3 2 £40,000 -19.19% 2
Public Sector
England

Public Sector
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the West Midlands 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 9 (4.21%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.74%) Apache
2 8 (3.74%) IIS
2 8 (3.74%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.80%) Confluence
4 4 (1.87%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Exchange
5 2 (0.93%) Tuxedo
6 1 (0.47%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (4.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 25 (11.68%) NEC Housing
2 10 (4.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.47%) MIS ActiveH
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.47%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 29 (13.55%) Azure
2 21 (9.81%) AWS
3 18 (8.41%) SaaS
4 14 (6.54%) Microsoft 365
4 14 (6.54%) Power Platform
5 10 (4.67%) Dynamics 365
6 7 (3.27%) IaaS
6 7 (3.27%) PaaS
7 6 (2.80%) Azure DevOps
7 6 (2.80%) GitHub
7 6 (2.80%) GitHub Actions
8 4 (1.87%) Figma
8 4 (1.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (1.40%) GCP
10 2 (0.93%) Power Automate
10 2 (0.93%) PowerApps
11 1 (0.47%) Azure API Management
11 1 (0.47%) Azure Logic Apps
11 1 (0.47%) Azure Storage
11 1 (0.47%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.67%) Firewall
2 5 (2.34%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (1.87%) Cisco Firepower
3 4 (1.87%) DNS
3 4 (1.87%) Network Security
4 3 (1.40%) SAN
5 2 (0.93%) Broadband
5 2 (0.93%) LAN
6 1 (0.47%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.47%) FlexRay
6 1 (0.47%) Intranet
6 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.47%) VLAN
6 1 (0.47%) VXLAN
6 1 (0.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.01%) Oracle Database
2 14 (6.54%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (6.07%) Power BI
4 10 (4.67%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.74%) SQL Server
6 7 (3.27%) MySQL
6 7 (3.27%) Oracle Database 12c
6 7 (3.27%) Tableau
7 6 (2.80%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.34%) GIS
9 3 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.40%) Semantic Layer
10 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.47%) Geospatial Data
10 1 (0.47%) Metadata
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.47%) QGIS
10 1 (0.47%) Spatial Data
10 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (4.67%) JIRA
2 6 (2.80%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.47%) GitLab
3 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 71 (33.18%) Social Skills
2 64 (29.91%) Finance
3 43 (20.09%) Local Government
4 28 (13.08%) Police
5 27 (12.62%) Organisational Skills
6 22 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (6.54%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 11 (5.14%) Marketing
9 8 (3.74%) Influencing Skills
9 8 (3.74%) Presentation Skills
10 7 (3.27%) Back Office
10 7 (3.27%) Electronics
10 7 (3.27%) Retail
11 6 (2.80%) Games
11 6 (2.80%) Legal
11 6 (2.80%) Telecoms
12 5 (2.34%) Manufacturing
13 4 (1.87%) Billing
13 4 (1.87%) Social Housing
14 2 (0.93%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 32 (14.95%) Lead
2 28 (13.08%) Consultant
3 26 (12.15%) Senior
4 19 (8.88%) Graduate
4 19 (8.88%) Graduate Consultant
4 19 (8.88%) Project Manager
4 19 (8.88%) Research Consultant
4 19 (8.88%) Resource Consultant
5 17 (7.94%) Business Manager
6 15 (7.01%) Developer
7 12 (5.61%) Architect
8 10 (4.67%) Lead Developer
8 10 (4.67%) Software Engineer
9 9 (4.21%) Business Change Manager
9 9 (4.21%) Business Change Project Manager
9 9 (4.21%) Business Project Manager
9 9 (4.21%) Change Manager
9 9 (4.21%) Change Project Manager
9 9 (4.21%) Project Change Manager
9 9 (4.21%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.74%) RESTful
1 8 (3.74%) Web Services
2 6 (2.80%) ARM Templates
2 6 (2.80%) Azure Blueprints
3 5 (2.34%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (0.93%) .NET
5 1 (0.47%) HTML
5 1 (0.47%) HTML5
5 1 (0.47%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.81%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (5.61%) Public Cloud
3 11 (5.14%) Driving Licence
4 9 (4.21%) Mobile App
4 9 (4.21%) NHS
5 8 (3.74%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.80%) Onboarding
7 5 (2.34%) Augmented Reality
7 5 (2.34%) e-Learning
7 5 (2.34%) Virtual Reality
8 4 (1.87%) Housing Association
9 3 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.40%) PMI
10 2 (0.93%) Cyber Threat
10 2 (0.93%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.93%) Product Ownership
11 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.47%) IoT
11 1 (0.47%) Renewable Energy
11 1 (0.47%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.35%) Windows
2 16 (7.48%) Unix
3 11 (5.14%) Linux
4 8 (3.74%) Solaris
5 5 (2.34%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.40%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.93%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.47%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (24.30%) Mentoring
2 48 (22.43%) Coaching
3 41 (19.16%) Agile
4 40 (18.69%) Customer Service
5 23 (10.75%) Problem-Solving
6 22 (10.28%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (10.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (9.35%) CRM
8 18 (8.41%) Project Management
9 17 (7.94%) Business Development
10 16 (7.48%) ITIL
10 16 (7.48%) Software Engineering
10 16 (7.48%) Test Automation
11 15 (7.01%) Cybersecurity
11 15 (7.01%) Roadmaps
12 14 (6.54%) Change Management
12 14 (6.54%) Data Governance
13 13 (6.07%) Server Management
14 12 (5.61%) PRINCE2
14 12 (5.61%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (11.21%) SQL
2 9 (4.21%) C#
3 8 (3.74%) JavaScript
3 8 (3.74%) Python
3 8 (3.74%) Shell Script
4 7 (3.27%) Java
5 2 (0.93%) C
5 2 (0.93%) COBOL
5 2 (0.93%) Embedded C
5 2 (0.93%) Micro Focus COBOL
5 2 (0.93%) VB
6 1 (0.47%) C++
6 1 (0.47%) Embedded C++
6 1 (0.47%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 54 (25.23%) Security Cleared
2 39 (18.22%) Degree
3 11 (5.14%) DBS Check
3 11 (5.14%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.27%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (2.80%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.87%) ACCA
7 4 (1.87%) CCNA
7 4 (1.87%) CISSP
7 4 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.87%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (1.40%) CISM
8 3 (1.40%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.93%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.93%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.93%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (14.02%) Accessibility
2 10 (4.67%) QA
3 8 (3.74%) NCSC
4 4 (1.87%) GAAP
4 4 (1.87%) IFRS
4 4 (1.87%) WCAG
5 3 (1.40%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (1.40%) GDPR
5 3 (1.40%) SLA
6 2 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (0.93%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.47%) ISO 26262
7 1 (0.47%) MISRA
System Software
1 6 (2.80%) Docker
1 6 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.34%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.40%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.40%) vSphere
4 2 (0.93%) XenApp
4 2 (0.93%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.47%) Firmware
5 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.47%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (3.27%) Ansible
1 7 (3.27%) Kubernetes
1 7 (3.27%) Terraform
2 1 (0.47%) Grafana
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.47%) Prometheus
2 1 (0.47%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 38 (17.76%) Microsoft
2 25 (11.68%) NEC
3 16 (7.48%) Oracle
4 10 (4.67%) Cisco
5 9 (4.21%) Salesforce
6 7 (3.27%) SAP
6 7 (3.27%) VMware
7 6 (2.80%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.87%) CA
9 3 (1.40%) Meraki
9 3 (1.40%) YouTube
10 2 (0.93%) Citrix
10 2 (0.93%) Google
10 2 (0.93%) Micro Focus
11 1 (0.47%) Aruba
11 1 (0.47%) Databricks
11 1 (0.47%) Fortinet
11 1 (0.47%) Juniper
11 1 (0.47%) NVIDIA
11 1 (0.47%) Ruckus Wireless