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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 666 733 647
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -86
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 233 195 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the General category 0.48% 0.38% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 184 164 195
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £25,591 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
48861 51533 48053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.69% 44.05% 44.25%
Number of salaries quoted 38798 39959 37779
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 3 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 3 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 +58 222 £42,500 +0.52% 46
London +31 73 £47,500 +5.11% 16
South East +6 45 £42,500 +41.66% 8
Yorkshire +19 24 £43,923 -21.91% 1
North West -3 18 £40,000 -5.39% 5
South West -6 15 £45,000 -25.00% 3
City of London +43 14 £47,500 -11.62% 2
Berkshire +20 13 £39,000 -48.00% 2
East of England +17 13 £31,250 -20.78% 6
West Midlands -1 13 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Manchester +15 12 £40,000 -40.74% 4
Birmingham +2 12 £51,750 -5.90% 2
Hampshire +19 11 £45,000 -6.73%
Dorset - 10 £45,000 - 1
Bournemouth - 10 £45,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +11 9 £60,000 -
Leeds +8 9 £60,000 -
Cambridgeshire +17 8 £57,500 +21.05%
Sheffield +7 8 £33,000 -47.20% 1
South Yorkshire +4 8 £33,000 -53.68% 1
Cambridge +24 7 £50,000 +5.26%
East Midlands +10 7 £35,000 +12.00% 3
Portsmouth +25 6 £50,000 +177.77%
East Sussex +23 6 £21,000 -40.00%
Cheshire +5 6 £55,000 +30.08% 1
Derbyshire - 6 £35,542 -
Brighton - 6 £21,000 -
Derby - 6 £35,542 -
Oxfordshire +4 5 £42,500 +47.82%
North Yorkshire +3 5 £45,346 -9.30%

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 111 (22.33%) Microsoft
2 100 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (19.92%) SQL Server
4 97 (19.52%) Project Management
5 94 (18.91%) Finance
6 89 (17.91%) ITIL
7 84 (16.90%) SQL
8 81 (16.30%) PRINCE2
9 70 (14.08%) Degree
10 65 (13.08%) HTML
11 59 (11.87%) JavaScript
11 59 (11.87%) .NET
11 59 (11.87%) Oracle
12 56 (11.27%) Business Development
13 55 (11.07%) C#
14 50 (10.06%) Marketing
15 48 (9.66%) CRM
16 47 (9.46%) Windows
17 45 (9.05%) MS Excel
18 43 (8.65%) CSS
18 43 (8.65%) Web Services
19 42 (8.45%) Migration
20 38 (7.65%) Stakeholder Management
21 37 (7.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 35 (7.04%) TOGAF
22 35 (7.04%) Telecoms
22 35 (7.04%) Service Delivery
22 35 (7.04%) jQuery
23 34 (6.84%) Data Centre
24 33 (6.64%) XML

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 31 (6.24%) SharePoint
2 27 (5.43%) CMS
3 16 (3.22%) MS Exchange
4 12 (2.41%) IIS
5 10 (2.01%) Apache
6 7 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.01%) SugarCRM
8 5 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (1.01%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.01%) Lync
9 4 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.60%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.40%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 45 (9.05%) MS Excel
2 25 (5.03%) MS Office
3 22 (4.43%) MS Project
4 16 (3.22%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (1.61%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (1.61%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 18 (3.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (3.42%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (3.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 15 (3.02%) Oracle HRMS
5 13 (2.62%) Oracle Payroll
6 10 (2.01%) Agresso
7 6 (1.21%) Oracle CRM
8 5 (1.01%) SAP CRM
8 5 (1.01%) Sage CRM
9 3 (0.60%) OPENHousing
10 2 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.40%) Orchard Housing
10 2 (0.40%) Academy Housing
10 2 (0.40%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
10 2 (0.40%) SAP BPC
10 2 (0.40%) Summit
11 1 (0.20%) SAP PM
11 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 1 (0.20%) SAP HR
11 1 (0.20%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.62%) SaaS
2 6 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.21%) Office 365
3 5 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.60%) Symantec.cloud
6 2 (0.40%) IaaS
6 2 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.63%) WAN
1 28 (5.63%) TCP/IP
1 28 (5.63%) Firewall
2 24 (4.83%) LAN
3 17 (3.42%) DNS
4 14 (2.82%) DHCP
5 13 (2.62%) VoIP
6 12 (2.41%) SAN
7 10 (2.01%) Internet
8 7 (1.41%) NAS
9 6 (1.21%) PABX
9 6 (1.21%) Wireless
9 6 (1.21%) VPN
10 5 (1.01%) ADSL
11 4 (0.80%) SSL
11 4 (0.80%) IPsec
11 4 (0.80%) OSPF
11 4 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (0.60%) Network Security
12 3 (0.60%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (19.92%) SQL Server
2 37 (7.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (5.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (3.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (3.42%) Relational Database
6 15 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (2.82%) BusinessObjects
8 10 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (1.61%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.21%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (1.21%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.01%) MySQL
11 5 (1.01%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.60%) EDRMS
13 3 (0.60%) Big Data
14 2 (0.40%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.40%) BODI
Development Applications
1 12 (2.41%) Visual Studio
1 12 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.41%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.41%) JIRA
3 6 (1.21%) Talend Open Studio
3 6 (1.21%) Subversion
4 5 (1.01%) Maven
4 5 (1.01%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.60%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.40%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.20%) Gradle
7 1 (0.20%) Ant
7 1 (0.20%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
General
1 94 (18.91%) Finance
2 50 (10.06%) Marketing
3 35 (7.04%) Telecoms
4 31 (6.24%) Retail
5 16 (3.22%) Legal
6 11 (2.21%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.81%) Banking
8 7 (1.41%) Back Office
9 6 (1.21%) Front Office
10 5 (1.01%) Law
11 3 (0.60%) Publishing
11 3 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.20%) Electronics
12 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.20%) Games
12 1 (0.20%) Advertising
12 1 (0.20%) Billing
12 1 (0.20%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 85 (17.10%) Developer
2 62 (12.47%) Architect
3 56 (11.27%) Analyst
4 54 (10.87%) Project Manager
5 49 (9.86%) Consultant
6 27 (5.43%) Business Manager
7 26 (5.23%) .NET Developer
8 23 (4.63%) Solutions Architect
9 21 (4.23%) Support Analyst
10 20 (4.02%) Web Developer
11 17 (3.42%) Enterprise Architect
12 16 (3.22%) Test Manager
12 16 (3.22%) Technical Architect
13 15 (3.02%) Business Analyst
13 15 (3.02%) Technical Consultant
13 15 (3.02%) Account Director
14 14 (2.82%) DBA
14 14 (2.82%) Development Manager
15 13 (2.62%) Business Development Manager
16 12 (2.41%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (13.08%) HTML
2 59 (11.87%) .NET
3 43 (8.65%) Web Services
3 43 (8.65%) CSS
4 35 (7.04%) jQuery
5 33 (6.64%) SOAP
5 33 (6.64%) XML
6 26 (5.23%) .NET Framework
7 20 (4.02%) LINQ
7 20 (4.02%) HTML5
8 19 (3.82%) ASP.NET
9 17 (3.42%) Ajax
9 17 (3.42%) Entity Framework
10 16 (3.22%) LINQ to SQL
10 16 (3.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 16 (3.22%) NHibernate
11 15 (3.02%) JSON
12 11 (2.21%) WCF
12 11 (2.21%) Middleware
12 11 (2.21%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.84%) Data Centre
2 28 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.43%) NHS
4 20 (4.02%) Management Information System
4 20 (4.02%) User Experience
5 12 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (2.41%) Clustering
6 10 (2.01%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.81%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.41%) Graphic Design
8 7 (1.41%) FMCG
8 7 (1.41%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.01%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.01%) BYOD
10 4 (0.80%) Statistics
11 3 (0.60%) CESG
11 3 (0.60%) Replication
11 3 (0.60%) GIS
11 3 (0.60%) Physics
11 3 (0.60%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 47 (9.46%) Windows
2 13 (2.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (2.21%) UNIX
4 8 (1.61%) Linux
5 6 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.01%) Windows Phone
6 5 (1.01%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.80%) CentOS
7 4 (0.80%) AIX
7 4 (0.80%) HPUX
8 3 (0.60%) Solaris
8 3 (0.60%) SUSE
9 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.40%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.20%) Android
10 1 (0.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (19.52%) Project Management
3 89 (17.91%) ITIL
4 81 (16.30%) PRINCE2
5 56 (11.27%) Business Development
6 48 (9.66%) CRM
7 42 (8.45%) Migration
8 38 (7.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 35 (7.04%) Service Delivery
9 35 (7.04%) TOGAF
10 31 (6.24%) Enterprise Architecture
10 31 (6.24%) Business Intelligence
11 30 (6.04%) MVC
12 28 (5.63%) Scrum
13 27 (5.43%) ERP
14 26 (5.23%) Change Management
15 25 (5.03%) Data Management
15 25 (5.03%) SDLC
16 22 (4.43%) Line Management
17 21 (4.23%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 84 (16.90%) SQL
2 59 (11.87%) JavaScript
3 55 (11.07%) C#
4 22 (4.43%) T-SQL
5 11 (2.21%) VB.NET
6 9 (1.81%) PowerShell
7 8 (1.61%) Java
7 8 (1.61%) PHP
8 4 (0.80%) VBScript
8 4 (0.80%) VB
8 4 (0.80%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 3 (0.60%) Python
9 3 (0.60%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.60%) C
10 2 (0.40%) Perl
10 2 (0.40%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.40%) Ruby
11 1 (0.20%) VBA
11 1 (0.20%) C++
11 1 (0.20%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 70 (14.08%) Degree
2 29 (5.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (5.03%) Security Cleared
4 20 (4.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 20 (4.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 20 (4.02%) MCSE
5 12 (2.41%) MCP
5 12 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (2.21%) PMI Certification
6 11 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (2.01%) PMP
7 10 (2.01%) CCNA
8 9 (1.81%) MCSA
8 9 (1.81%) SC Cleared
9 8 (1.61%) MCITP
10 4 (0.80%) MCTS
10 4 (0.80%) CISSP
11 3 (0.60%) ISEB
11 3 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.62%) COBIT
2 14 (2.82%) SLA
3 9 (1.81%) QA
4 8 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.41%) PMBOK
6 4 (0.80%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.40%) GPG13
7 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.40%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 22 (4.43%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.61%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.41%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.60%) Xen
5 3 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.40%) KVM
6 2 (0.40%) XenApp
6 2 (0.40%) XenServer
6 2 (0.40%) vSphere
6 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (0.40%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.40%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.20%) Squid
7 1 (0.20%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (1.01%) SCCM
2 4 (0.80%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.60%) OpenView
3 3 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.60%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (0.60%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (0.60%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (0.40%) Ansible
4 2 (0.40%) Cobbler
4 2 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.40%) Puppet
4 2 (0.40%) ARCserve
4 2 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.40%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.40%) WSUS
5 1 (0.20%) MOM
5 1 (0.20%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 111 (22.33%) Microsoft
2 59 (11.87%) Oracle
3 30 (6.04%) Cisco
4 28 (5.63%) Salesforce.com
4 28 (5.63%) Capita
5 25 (5.03%) Citrix
6 24 (4.83%) SAP
7 23 (4.63%) VMware
8 11 (2.21%) HP
9 9 (1.81%) Epicor
10 8 (1.61%) Adobe
10 8 (1.61%) F5
10 8 (1.61%) Civica
11 7 (1.41%) Orchard
11 7 (1.41%) Symantec
11 7 (1.41%) CheckPoint
12 6 (1.21%) Cognos
12 6 (1.21%) Informatica
12 6 (1.21%) Northgate
12 6 (1.21%) Talend
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £42,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Insurance + Dental
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oasis Academy
Salary: From £25,620 to £28,845 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + PENSION
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £75,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £75,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Glastonbury, Somerset
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £75,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £75,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £75,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £75,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £23721 - £25446 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: To £65k OTE £80k, Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + + Car, + Commission
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Dependent upon qualifications and experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Tameside Metropolitan BC
Posted: 7 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago