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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 674 754 664
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -90
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 235 193 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the General category 0.48% 0.36% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 169 163 178
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,573 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,400 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,279 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.39% +5.69%

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
48711 53054 47410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.61% 44.25% 43.33%
Number of salaries quoted 38601 41442 37775
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,875 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +3.23%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +100 223 £42,500 -5.55% 70
London +63 93 £45,000 -12.62% 26
South East +4 41 £35,250 +14.63% 7
Yorkshire +30 29 £45,346 -27.44% 5
West Yorkshire +30 19 £52,500 - 1
City of London +64 18 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Leeds +28 18 £52,500 - 1
Berkshire +8 13 £39,000 -40.00% 5
Hampshire +11 12 £47,500 -1.55%
West Midlands -2 12 £35,750 -28.50% 3
South West -27 12 £46,250 -22.91% 13
Birmingham -4 11 £29,000 -55.38% 3
North West -10 10 £37,500 -11.30% 6
East of England +15 8 £57,500 +60.36% 4
Bournemouth - 8 £46,250 - 3
Dorset - 8 £46,250 - 3
Cambridgeshire +20 7 £57,500 +21.05%
Oxfordshire +9 7 £40,000 +25.00%
Reading +4 7 £39,000 -17.89% 1
Bromley +22 6 £42,500 +123.68%
Cambridge +20 6 £57,500 +21.05%
Oxford -1 6 £42,500 +47.82%
East Sussex - 6 £21,000 -
Brighton - 6 £21,000 -
Manchester +13 5 £37,500 -44.44% 3
East Midlands +8 5 £32,000 -1.53% 4
South Yorkshire -1 5 £36,500 -41.60% 3
Buckinghamshire -1 5 £33,000 +20.00% 1
Cheshire -1 5 £42,500 +0.52% 2
Sheffield -6 5 £36,500 -41.60% 3

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 114 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (20.74%) Project Management
3 104 (20.16%) Microsoft
4 103 (19.96%) Finance
5 101 (19.57%) SQL Server
6 89 (17.25%) SQL
7 85 (16.47%) PRINCE2
8 73 (14.15%) Degree
9 71 (13.76%) ITIL
10 67 (12.98%) HTML
11 65 (12.60%) .NET
12 64 (12.40%) Oracle
13 62 (12.02%) C#
14 61 (11.82%) JavaScript
15 59 (11.43%) Business Development
16 57 (11.05%) Marketing
17 52 (10.08%) MS Excel
18 51 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
19 48 (9.30%) Windows
20 47 (9.11%) CSS
21 46 (8.91%) TOGAF
22 44 (8.53%) CRM
22 44 (8.53%) jQuery
23 42 (8.14%) Web Services
24 41 (7.95%) Migration
25 38 (7.36%) Enterprise Architecture
26 36 (6.98%) Telecoms
27 35 (6.78%) MVC
27 35 (6.78%) ERP
28 34 (6.59%) SQL Server Integration Services

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 28 (5.43%) SharePoint
1 28 (5.43%) CMS
2 14 (2.71%) IIS
3 13 (2.52%) MS Exchange
4 12 (2.33%) Apache
5 6 (1.16%) ColdFusion
6 5 (0.97%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (0.97%) SugarCRM
6 5 (0.97%) Node.js
7 4 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.58%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.58%) Lync
8 3 (0.58%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.58%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 52 (10.08%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.88%) MS Project
3 19 (3.68%) MS Office
4 15 (2.91%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.55%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.55%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 15 (2.91%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (2.71%) Agresso
2 14 (2.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (2.71%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (2.33%) Oracle HRMS
4 10 (1.94%) Oracle Payroll
5 6 (1.16%) Oracle CRM
6 5 (0.97%) SAP CRM
6 5 (0.97%) Sage CRM
7 4 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.78%) OPENHousing
8 2 (0.39%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.39%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.39%) Summit
8 2 (0.39%) SAP PM
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle iRecruitment
9 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.19%) Academy Housing
9 1 (0.19%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
9 1 (0.19%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.29%) SaaS
2 6 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.97%) Office 365
4 3 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.39%) PaaS
5 2 (0.39%) IaaS
6 1 (0.19%) Symantec.cloud
6 1 (0.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.40%) WAN
2 29 (5.62%) Firewall
3 28 (5.43%) LAN
4 25 (4.84%) TCP/IP
5 14 (2.71%) DNS
6 11 (2.13%) SAN
7 10 (1.94%) VoIP
8 9 (1.74%) DHCP
8 9 (1.74%) Internet
9 6 (1.16%) NAS
10 5 (0.97%) PABX
11 4 (0.78%) Network Security
11 4 (0.78%) VPN
12 3 (0.58%) WLAN
12 3 (0.58%) Wireless
13 2 (0.39%) Wireshark
13 2 (0.39%) Intranet
13 2 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.39%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (0.39%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (4.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (3.68%) Relational Database
5 17 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (1.94%) MongoDB
7 10 (1.94%) MySQL
8 9 (1.74%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (0.97%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (0.97%) Big Data
11 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.58%) EDRMS
13 2 (0.39%) EDMS
13 2 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (3.10%) Visual Studio
2 11 (2.13%) JIRA
3 10 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (1.74%) Subversion
5 8 (1.55%) Talend Open Studio
5 8 (1.55%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.97%) Maven
6 5 (0.97%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.58%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.39%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.19%) Gradle
9 1 (0.19%) Ant
9 1 (0.19%) JDeveloper
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.19%) Selenium
General
1 103 (19.96%) Finance
2 57 (11.05%) Marketing
3 36 (6.98%) Telecoms
4 30 (5.81%) Retail
5 16 (3.10%) Legal
6 13 (2.52%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.52%) Banking
7 7 (1.36%) Back Office
8 6 (1.16%) Front Office
8 6 (1.16%) Publishing
9 5 (0.97%) Law
10 4 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.39%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.39%) Billing
11 2 (0.39%) Games
12 1 (0.19%) Advertising
12 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.19%) Electronics
12 1 (0.19%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 95 (18.41%) Developer
2 77 (14.92%) Architect
3 60 (11.63%) Project Manager
4 53 (10.27%) Consultant
5 45 (8.72%) Analyst
6 32 (6.20%) .NET Developer
7 28 (5.43%) Business Manager
8 25 (4.84%) Technical Architect
9 23 (4.46%) Web Developer
10 22 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
11 20 (3.88%) Enterprise Architect
12 18 (3.49%) Account Director
13 16 (3.10%) DBA
13 16 (3.10%) Business Analyst
13 16 (3.10%) Support Analyst
14 15 (2.91%) Technical Consultant
15 14 (2.71%) Administrator
15 14 (2.71%) C# Developer
15 14 (2.71%) Product Manager
16 13 (2.52%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (12.98%) HTML
2 65 (12.60%) .NET
3 47 (9.11%) CSS
4 44 (8.53%) jQuery
5 42 (8.14%) Web Services
6 30 (5.81%) XML
7 27 (5.23%) SOAP
7 27 (5.23%) .NET Framework
8 26 (5.04%) HTML5
9 19 (3.68%) LINQ
9 19 (3.68%) ASP.NET
10 17 (3.29%) Ajax
10 17 (3.29%) CSS3
11 16 (3.10%) Entity Framework
12 15 (2.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 14 (2.71%) LINQ to SQL
13 14 (2.71%) NHibernate
14 13 (2.52%) JSON
15 10 (1.94%) WCF
15 10 (1.94%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.40%) Data Centre
2 27 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (4.65%) NHS
4 21 (4.07%) Management Information System
5 20 (3.88%) User Experience
6 12 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.94%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.74%) Clustering
9 8 (1.55%) FMCG
9 8 (1.55%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.36%) Graphic Design
10 7 (1.36%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.78%) CESG
12 3 (0.58%) GIS
12 3 (0.58%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.58%) Digital Media
13 2 (0.39%) BYOD
13 2 (0.39%) Replication
13 2 (0.39%) W3C
13 2 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 48 (9.30%) Windows
2 15 (2.91%) UNIX
3 13 (2.52%) Linux
4 9 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.16%) SUSE
5 6 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.97%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (0.97%) AIX
6 5 (0.97%) HPUX
6 5 (0.97%) Windows Phone
7 4 (0.78%) CentOS
8 3 (0.58%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.58%) Solaris
8 3 (0.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.39%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.39%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (20.74%) Project Management
3 85 (16.47%) PRINCE2
4 71 (13.76%) ITIL
5 59 (11.43%) Business Development
6 51 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 46 (8.91%) TOGAF
8 44 (8.53%) CRM
9 41 (7.95%) Migration
10 38 (7.36%) Enterprise Architecture
11 35 (6.78%) ERP
11 35 (6.78%) MVC
12 31 (6.01%) Business Intelligence
12 31 (6.01%) Zachman Framework
12 31 (6.01%) SDLC
13 30 (5.81%) Service Delivery
14 29 (5.62%) Data Management
15 27 (5.23%) Change Management
15 27 (5.23%) Scrum
16 24 (4.65%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 89 (17.25%) SQL
2 62 (12.02%) C#
3 61 (11.82%) JavaScript
4 19 (3.68%) T-SQL
5 16 (3.10%) PHP
6 13 (2.52%) VB.NET
7 11 (2.13%) Java
8 7 (1.36%) Python
9 5 (0.97%) Ruby
9 5 (0.97%) C
10 4 (0.78%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.78%) VBScript
10 4 (0.78%) VB
10 4 (0.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 3 (0.58%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.58%) Perl
12 2 (0.39%) R
12 2 (0.39%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.19%) C++
13 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 73 (14.15%) Degree
2 23 (4.46%) Security Cleared
3 22 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 19 (3.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 16 (3.10%) MCSE
6 12 (2.33%) SC Cleared
7 11 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (2.13%) PMP
7 11 (2.13%) PMI Certification
8 10 (1.94%) CCNA
9 9 (1.74%) MCP
10 8 (1.55%) MCSA
11 7 (1.36%) MCITP
12 5 (0.97%) CISSP
12 5 (0.97%) ISEB
13 4 (0.78%) MCTS
14 3 (0.58%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.29%) COBIT
2 13 (2.52%) QA
3 12 (2.33%) SLA
4 10 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.97%) PMBOK
6 4 (0.78%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.39%) GPG13
7 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.39%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 19 (3.68%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.16%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.97%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.58%) KVM
5 3 (0.58%) XenServer
6 2 (0.39%) vSphere
6 2 (0.39%) XenApp
6 2 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.39%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.39%) Xen
6 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (0.39%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.19%) Squid
7 1 (0.19%) Varnish
7 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (0.97%) NetBackup
2 3 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (0.58%) OpenView
2 3 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (0.58%) Data Guard
2 3 (0.58%) Puppet
2 3 (0.58%) Cobbler
2 3 (0.58%) SCCM
2 3 (0.58%) Ansible
3 2 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.39%) ARCserve
3 2 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.39%) WSUS
3 2 (0.39%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.19%) MOM
4 1 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.19%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.19%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 104 (20.16%) Microsoft
2 64 (12.40%) Oracle
3 32 (6.20%) Cisco
4 29 (5.62%) Salesforce.com
5 27 (5.23%) Citrix
6 26 (5.04%) Capita
7 24 (4.65%) SAP
8 21 (4.07%) VMware
9 15 (2.91%) Business Objects
10 12 (2.33%) Epicor
11 10 (1.94%) HP
12 8 (1.55%) Informatica
12 8 (1.55%) Cognos
12 8 (1.55%) Adobe
12 8 (1.55%) Talend
13 7 (1.36%) Civica
14 6 (1.16%) Northgate
14 6 (1.16%) Orchard
14 6 (1.16%) F5
15 5 (0.97%) FrontRange
Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + pension, corporate discounts
Posted: 11 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 12 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
networx
Posted: 14 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus overtime and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Corporate package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + car + share ownership scheme + ben
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + PENSION
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Talent International
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ComputaCenter
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 + uncapped commission + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago