The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 692 699 637
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -62
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 209 212 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the General category 0.42% 0.42% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 168 182 215
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,300 £65,000 £76,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,279 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+0.52% -0.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

General Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
49408 50334 47793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.63% 43.81% 44.99%
Number of salaries quoted 39455 38727 37723
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Local Government within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Local Government
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Local Government within the UK.

Local Government Salary Trend in the UK

Local Government
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Local Government over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 within the UK.

Local Government Salary Histogram in the UK

Local Government
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +18 200 £42,500 -5.55% 18
London +4 68 £47,500 +5.55% 8
South East -1 35 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Yorkshire +16 19 £42,500 -5.55%
Birmingham +14 17 £50,500 -12.17% 1
West Midlands -10 17 £50,500 +26.25% 2
North West +9 15 £40,000 -5.39%
South West -14 15 £45,000 -25.00% 2
City of London +24 12 £47,500 +11.76%
Manchester +11 11 £41,000 -38.11%
East of England -2 11 £25,000 -37.50%
Berkshire +16 10 £43,750 -16.66% 1
Leeds +18 9 £80,000 -
West Yorkshire +11 9 £80,000 -
Dorset - 9 £47,500 -
Bournemouth - 9 £47,500 -
Hampshire +27 7 £50,000 -23.07%
South Yorkshire +8 7 £32,500 -59.37%
East Midlands 0 7 £39,083 -8.04% 1
Kent -9 7 £65,000 +116.66%
Derbyshire - 7 £39,083 -
Derby - 7 £39,083 -
Sheffield - 7 £32,500 -
Cambridge +18 5 £50,000 +5.26%
Cambridgeshire +12 5 £50,000 -4.76%
Portsmouth +24 4 £50,000 +177.77%
Hemel Hempstead +7 4 £25,000 -54.54%
East Sussex +6 4 £21,000 -40.00%
Hertfordshire -1 4 £25,000 -54.54%
Cheshire -8 4 £25,750 -39.09%

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Local Government also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Local Government.

1 99 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 93 (21.48%) Finance
3 89 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (19.63%) SQL Server
5 80 (18.48%) SQL
6 73 (16.86%) ITIL
7 71 (16.40%) Project Management
8 60 (13.86%) PRINCE2
9 53 (12.24%) HTML
10 51 (11.78%) .NET
11 48 (11.09%) Business Development
11 48 (11.09%) Degree
12 47 (10.85%) C#
12 47 (10.85%) JavaScript
12 47 (10.85%) Oracle
13 46 (10.62%) Windows
13 46 (10.62%) MS Excel
14 44 (10.16%) CRM
15 43 (9.93%) Web Services
16 40 (9.24%) Migration
17 38 (8.78%) Marketing
18 36 (8.31%) Telecoms
19 35 (8.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 33 (7.62%) XML
20 33 (7.62%) CSS
21 32 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
22 31 (7.16%) SOAP
22 31 (7.16%) Retail
23 30 (6.93%) SharePoint
23 30 (6.93%) Business Intelligence

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Local Government also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Local Government. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (6.93%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.93%) MS Exchange
2 17 (3.93%) CMS
3 12 (2.77%) IIS
4 9 (2.08%) Apache
5 8 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (1.39%) Lync
7 5 (1.15%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.15%) SugarCRM
8 4 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.46%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.23%) Drupal
10 1 (0.23%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 46 (10.62%) MS Excel
2 27 (6.24%) MS Office
3 23 (5.31%) MS Project
4 12 (2.77%) MS Visio
5 9 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (1.85%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (3.00%) Oracle EBS
1 13 (3.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.77%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (2.54%) Oracle HRMS
4 9 (2.08%) Oracle Payroll
5 6 (1.39%) Oracle CRM
6 5 (1.15%) SAP CRM
6 5 (1.15%) Sage CRM
7 4 (0.92%) OPENHousing
7 4 (0.92%) Agresso
7 4 (0.92%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.69%) Academy Housing
8 3 (0.69%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.46%) Orchard Housing
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.46%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
9 2 (0.46%) Summit
9 2 (0.46%) SAP Payroll
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.23%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.70%) SaaS
2 8 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.85%) Office 365
3 5 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.92%) Symantec.cloud
5 3 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.46%) PaaS
6 2 (0.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.00%) TCP/IP
2 17 (3.93%) WAN
2 17 (3.93%) Firewall
3 15 (3.46%) LAN
3 15 (3.46%) DNS
4 14 (3.23%) DHCP
5 13 (3.00%) VoIP
6 11 (2.54%) SAN
7 7 (1.62%) Internet
7 7 (1.62%) VPN
8 6 (1.39%) Wireless
8 6 (1.39%) NAS
8 6 (1.39%) PABX
9 5 (1.15%) IPsec
9 5 (1.15%) SSL
10 4 (0.92%) IP Telephony
10 4 (0.92%) BIG-IP
10 4 (0.92%) OSPF
10 4 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (0.92%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (19.63%) SQL Server
2 35 (8.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (6.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (3.00%) BusinessObjects
7 11 (2.54%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (1.62%) Big Data
9 7 (1.62%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.39%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.15%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.92%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.69%) SAP BW
14 2 (0.46%) EDRMS
14 2 (0.46%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 12 (2.77%) Visual Studio
1 12 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.39%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.15%) Eclipse
3 5 (1.15%) Subversion
3 5 (1.15%) Maven
3 5 (1.15%) JIRA
4 3 (0.69%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (0.69%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.46%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.46%) Rational Rose
5 2 (0.46%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.46%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.46%) PowerDesigner
5 2 (0.46%) ERwin
6 1 (0.23%) Ant
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.23%) Gradle
6 1 (0.23%) JDeveloper
General
1 93 (21.48%) Finance
2 38 (8.78%) Marketing
3 36 (8.31%) Telecoms
4 31 (7.16%) Retail
5 15 (3.46%) Legal
6 10 (2.31%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.08%) Banking
8 6 (1.39%) Front Office
9 5 (1.15%) Law
10 4 (0.92%) Back Office
10 4 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.46%) Automotive
12 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.23%) Electronics
12 1 (0.23%) Billing
12 1 (0.23%) Advertising
12 1 (0.23%) Publishing
12 1 (0.23%) Games
12 1 (0.23%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 68 (15.70%) Developer
2 54 (12.47%) Analyst
3 52 (12.01%) Consultant
4 41 (9.47%) Architect
5 39 (9.01%) Project Manager
6 24 (5.54%) .NET Developer
7 20 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
7 20 (4.62%) Business Manager
8 19 (4.39%) Test Manager
8 19 (4.39%) Support Analyst
9 16 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
9 16 (3.70%) DBA
10 15 (3.46%) Development Manager
11 14 (3.23%) Business Development Manager
12 13 (3.00%) Account Manager
13 12 (2.77%) Business Analyst
13 12 (2.77%) Junior
13 12 (2.77%) Account Director
14 11 (2.54%) C# .NET Developer
14 11 (2.54%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (12.24%) HTML
2 51 (11.78%) .NET
3 43 (9.93%) Web Services
4 33 (7.62%) XML
4 33 (7.62%) CSS
5 31 (7.16%) SOAP
6 25 (5.77%) jQuery
7 19 (4.39%) ASP.NET
8 18 (4.16%) LINQ
9 17 (3.93%) .NET Framework
10 15 (3.46%) JSON
10 15 (3.46%) Entity Framework
11 14 (3.23%) LINQ to SQL
11 14 (3.23%) Ajax
11 14 (3.23%) NHibernate
12 13 (3.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 12 (2.77%) WCF
14 10 (2.31%) HTML5
15 9 (2.08%) Middleware
16 8 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.77%) Data Centre
3 21 (4.85%) User Experience
4 20 (4.62%) Management Information System
5 17 (3.93%) NHS
6 11 (2.54%) Clustering
6 11 (2.54%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.08%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.62%) Graphic Design
8 7 (1.62%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.39%) BYOD
10 5 (1.15%) Statistics
10 5 (1.15%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.92%) Physics
11 4 (0.92%) Chemistry
11 4 (0.92%) FMCG
12 3 (0.69%) CESG
12 3 (0.69%) Replication
13 2 (0.46%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 46 (10.62%) Windows
2 15 (3.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (1.85%) UNIX
4 6 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.15%) Linux
5 5 (1.15%) Windows Phone
5 5 (1.15%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.92%) CentOS
7 3 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.69%) Solaris
8 2 (0.46%) AIX
8 2 (0.46%) HPUX
8 2 (0.46%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.46%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (16.86%) ITIL
3 71 (16.40%) Project Management
4 60 (13.86%) PRINCE2
5 48 (11.09%) Business Development
6 44 (10.16%) CRM
7 40 (9.24%) Migration
8 30 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
9 27 (6.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (6.24%) Service Delivery
10 23 (5.31%) Scrum
11 22 (5.08%) MVC
12 21 (4.85%) TOGAF
13 20 (4.62%) Data Management
13 20 (4.62%) SDLC
14 19 (4.39%) Business Analysis
14 19 (4.39%) Disaster Recovery
14 19 (4.39%) Mentoring
15 18 (4.16%) Analytics
15 18 (4.16%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (18.48%) SQL
2 47 (10.85%) C#
2 47 (10.85%) JavaScript
3 24 (5.54%) T-SQL
4 10 (2.31%) PowerShell
5 6 (1.39%) Java
6 4 (0.92%) VBScript
6 4 (0.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 3 (0.69%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.69%) VB.NET
7 3 (0.69%) C
8 2 (0.46%) VBA
8 2 (0.46%) Perl
8 2 (0.46%) PHP
8 2 (0.46%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.23%) Python
9 1 (0.23%) C++
9 1 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (11.09%) Degree
2 23 (5.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (5.08%) Security Cleared
4 17 (3.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 17 (3.93%) MCSE
5 15 (3.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 12 (2.77%) MCP
7 9 (2.08%) PMP
7 9 (2.08%) PMI Certification
8 7 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.62%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.15%) MCSA
10 4 (0.92%) CCNA
10 4 (0.92%) ISEB
10 4 (0.92%) CISSP
10 4 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.92%) MCITP
10 4 (0.92%) VCP5
11 3 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.70%) COBIT
2 9 (2.08%) QA
2 9 (2.08%) SLA
3 7 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.39%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.46%) GPG13
5 2 (0.46%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.46%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.46%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 20 (4.62%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.39%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.39%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.92%) Xen
4 4 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.46%) XenApp
5 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (0.46%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.46%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.23%) Squid
6 1 (0.23%) UAG
6 1 (0.23%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (1.39%) SCCM
2 4 (0.92%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (0.92%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (0.92%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (0.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (0.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.46%) SCOM
4 2 (0.46%) OpenView
4 2 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.46%) ARCserve
4 2 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.46%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.46%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.23%) MOM
5 1 (0.23%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 99 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 47 (10.85%) Oracle
3 28 (6.47%) Capita
4 21 (4.85%) Salesforce.com
4 21 (4.85%) SAP
5 20 (4.62%) Cisco
5 20 (4.62%) VMware
6 19 (4.39%) Citrix
7 9 (2.08%) HP
8 8 (1.85%) Adobe
8 8 (1.85%) Symantec
8 8 (1.85%) CheckPoint
8 8 (1.85%) F5
8 8 (1.85%) Civica
9 7 (1.62%) Orchard
10 6 (1.39%) Northgate
11 5 (1.15%) Lagan
11 5 (1.15%) Amdocs
11 5 (1.15%) Sage
11 5 (1.15%) McAfee
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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London
Venturi
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
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Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + pension, corporate discounts
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South East
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Corporate Package
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Ilford, Essex
London Borough of Redbridge
Salary: From £54,402 to £57,763 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Ilford, Essex
London Borough of Redbridge
Salary: From £54,402 to £57,763 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Ilford, Essex
London Borough of Redbridge
Salary: From £54,402 to £57,763 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Ilford, Essex
London Borough of Redbridge
Salary: From £54,402 to £57,763 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
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Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
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London
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Woking
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