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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 667 759 692
Rank change year-on-year
+92 -67
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 289 186 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.17% 0.25%
As % of the General category 0.65% 0.40% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 217 152 213
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,583 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £84,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,750 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -21.05%

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
44309 46615 46064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.75% 43.74% 43.85%
Number of salaries quoted 36003 37282 35671
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
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 9 February 2016 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 9 February 2016. 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 +121 272 £40,000 - 80
South East +55 85 £35,877 - 11
London +14 64 £60,000 -4.00% 21
West Midlands +26 46 £43,974 -16.24% 15
Birmingham +31 40 £43,974 -32.34% 6
Berkshire +16 36 £34,000 -2.85% 4
Surrey +31 35 £35,877 - 2
Farnham +11 27 £30,791 -14.17% 2
South West -3 18 £32,500 -53.57% 5
North West +17 16 £35,000 -1.23% 12
Bracknell - 15 - -
Manchester +14 12 £35,000 -2.44% 9
East of England +6 11 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Yorkshire +26 10 £22,500 -40.00% 5
East Midlands -3 10 £56,718 +82.81% 1
Hampshire +26 9 £37,500 -2.32% 1
Hertfordshire +15 9 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Wiltshire +11 8 £27,823 +1.17%
West Yorkshire +11 8 £22,500 -45.45% 4
Leeds +7 8 £22,500 -30.76% 4
Scotland -1 7 £60,000 +46.34% 7
Derbyshire - 6 £32,844 -
Derby - 6 £32,844 -
City of London +57 5 £145,000 +152.17% 5
Newbury +17 5 £30,000 -14.28%
Southampton - 5 £37,500 -
Swindon - 5 £27,823 -
Leicestershire -2 4 £77,000 +180.00%
Glasgow -18 4 - - 4
Lancashire - 4 £29,274 -

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 186 (37.42%) Finance
2 138 (27.77%) Microsoft
3 120 (24.14%) Degree
4 103 (20.72%) ITIL
5 95 (19.11%) MS Excel
6 83 (16.70%) SQL
7 82 (16.50%) Oracle
8 78 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
9 77 (15.49%) SQL Server
10 75 (15.09%) PRINCE2
11 71 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
12 70 (14.08%) Service Delivery
13 66 (13.28%) CRM
14 63 (12.68%) Windows
15 61 (12.27%) Business Development
16 58 (11.67%) Security Cleared
17 57 (11.47%) Analytical Skills
18 54 (10.87%) Project Management
19 53 (10.66%) Data Management
19 53 (10.66%) Continuous Improvement
20 52 (10.46%) XML
21 49 (9.86%) HTML
22 48 (9.66%) Management Information System
23 45 (9.05%) CSS
24 43 (8.65%) Analytics
25 42 (8.45%) QA
26 41 (8.25%) Northgate
27 40 (8.05%) Active Directory
28 39 (7.85%) .NET
29 38 (7.65%) Web Services

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 27 (5.43%) SharePoint
2 21 (4.23%) BizTalk Server
3 17 (3.42%) MS Exchange
4 16 (3.22%) IIS
5 15 (3.02%) Tomcat
6 12 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (1.81%) Alfresco
7 9 (1.81%) CMS
8 6 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.21%) Skype for Business
9 5 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.80%) JBoss
10 4 (0.80%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.80%) Tuxedo
10 4 (0.80%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.80%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.40%) Apache
11 2 (0.40%) Moodle
Applications
1 95 (19.11%) MS Excel
2 31 (6.24%) MS Office
3 12 (2.41%) MS Project
4 8 (1.61%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.01%) RoboHelp
6 4 (0.80%) SPSS
7 3 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.40%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.40%) Revit
8 2 (0.40%) Siemens NX
9 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 32 (6.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.41%) Unit4 Business World
3 9 (1.81%) OPENHousing
4 7 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (1.21%) SAP HR
6 5 (1.01%) Oracle 11i
6 5 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (1.01%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 5 (1.01%) Oracle Payroll
7 4 (0.80%) Academy Housing
7 4 (0.80%) Maximo
7 4 (0.80%) SAP Payroll
8 2 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.40%) Teamcenter
9 1 (0.20%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.20%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.02%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (2.82%) SaaS
3 9 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.80%) Office 365
5 4 (0.80%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.60%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.60%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.02%) DNS
2 17 (3.42%) DHCP
3 16 (3.22%) LAN
3 16 (3.22%) WAN
4 12 (2.41%) SAN
5 10 (2.01%) NAS
6 9 (1.81%) Firewall
7 7 (1.41%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.41%) Wireless
8 6 (1.21%) Internet
8 6 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (1.01%) IPv4
9 5 (1.01%) Unified Communications
10 4 (0.80%) VoIP
11 3 (0.60%) DAB
11 3 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (0.60%) MPLS
11 3 (0.60%) Network Security
11 3 (0.60%) VPN
12 2 (0.40%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (15.49%) SQL Server
2 30 (6.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (5.84%) BusinessObjects
4 28 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (4.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (3.82%) Crystal Reports
7 16 (3.22%) Oracle Database
8 15 (3.02%) Big Data
8 15 (3.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (2.82%) MySQL
10 13 (2.62%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (2.21%) PerformancePoint
12 8 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (1.41%) QlikView
13 7 (1.41%) Relational Database
14 6 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (1.01%) Hadoop
15 5 (1.01%) MongoDB
15 5 (1.01%) NoSQL
15 5 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 27 (5.43%) Git (software)
2 15 (3.02%) Subversion
3 13 (2.62%) Talend Open Studio
3 13 (2.62%) Visual Studio
4 11 (2.21%) Eclipse
4 11 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.21%) JIRA
6 4 (0.80%) PVCS
7 3 (0.60%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.60%) Selenium
7 3 (0.60%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.40%) ERwin
8 2 (0.40%) gulp
8 2 (0.40%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.40%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.40%) PHPUnit
8 2 (0.40%) PowerDesigner
8 2 (0.40%) Rational Rose
8 2 (0.40%) Xdebug
General
1 186 (37.42%) Finance
2 30 (6.04%) Retail
3 27 (5.43%) Telecoms
4 21 (4.23%) Banking
5 19 (3.82%) Marketing
6 16 (3.22%) Legal
7 14 (2.82%) Billing
8 7 (1.41%) Front Office
8 7 (1.41%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.21%) Law
10 4 (0.80%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.80%) Automotive
10 4 (0.80%) Back Office
10 4 (0.80%) Electronics
11 3 (0.60%) Games
11 3 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 86 (17.30%) Analyst
2 83 (16.70%) Consultant
3 68 (13.68%) Developer
4 37 (7.44%) Architect
4 37 (7.44%) Graduate
5 32 (6.44%) Project Manager
6 26 (5.23%) Business Consultant
7 25 (5.03%) Support Analyst
8 24 (4.83%) Graduate Developer
9 22 (4.43%) Account Manager
10 21 (4.23%) Business Analyst
10 21 (4.23%) Software Consultant
11 19 (3.82%) Solutions Architect
12 18 (3.62%) Test Manager
13 17 (3.42%) Applications Support
14 14 (2.82%) ERP Consultant
15 13 (2.62%) Applications Support Analyst
15 13 (2.62%) IT Manager
16 12 (2.41%) Junior
16 12 (2.41%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (10.46%) XML
2 49 (9.86%) HTML
3 45 (9.05%) CSS
4 39 (7.85%) .NET
5 38 (7.65%) Web Services
6 24 (4.83%) jQuery
7 23 (4.63%) REST
8 20 (4.02%) ASP.NET
9 18 (3.62%) CSS3
9 18 (3.62%) HTML5
10 17 (3.42%) SOAP
11 14 (2.82%) JSON
12 13 (2.62%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (2.41%) XSLT
14 11 (2.21%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (2.21%) JSP
14 11 (2.21%) Sass
14 11 (2.21%) Servlets
14 11 (2.21%) WCF
15 10 (2.01%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 57 (11.47%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (9.66%) Management Information System
3 36 (7.24%) Driving Licence
4 28 (5.63%) User Experience
5 27 (5.43%) Computer Science
5 27 (5.43%) Mobile App
6 26 (5.23%) NHS
7 24 (4.83%) Enterprise Software
8 21 (4.23%) Data Centre
9 16 (3.22%) VLE
10 11 (2.21%) CESG
10 11 (2.21%) Data Extraction
10 11 (2.21%) FMCG
10 11 (2.21%) Performance Metrics
10 11 (2.21%) W3C
11 8 (1.61%) CESG CLAS
11 8 (1.61%) Data Integration
12 7 (1.41%) Statistics
13 6 (1.21%) Mathematics
14 5 (1.01%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 63 (12.68%) Windows
2 28 (5.63%) Windows Server
3 17 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (3.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (1.81%) Unix
5 9 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.80%) Android
6 4 (0.80%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.80%) Linux
7 3 (0.60%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.60%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.40%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (20.72%) ITIL
2 78 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (15.09%) PRINCE2
4 71 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 70 (14.08%) Service Delivery
6 66 (13.28%) CRM
7 61 (12.27%) Business Development
8 54 (10.87%) Project Management
9 53 (10.66%) Continuous Improvement
9 53 (10.66%) Data Management
10 43 (8.65%) Analytics
11 38 (7.65%) Presales
12 35 (7.04%) ERP
13 33 (6.64%) Mentoring
14 32 (6.44%) SDLC
14 32 (6.44%) SOA
15 31 (6.24%) Business Analysis
15 31 (6.24%) Risk Management
16 28 (5.63%) Migration
16 28 (5.63%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 83 (16.70%) SQL
2 35 (7.04%) C#
3 34 (6.84%) JavaScript
4 26 (5.23%) Java
5 14 (2.82%) PHP
6 11 (2.21%) PL/SQL
6 11 (2.21%) PowerShell
6 11 (2.21%) XPath
7 9 (1.81%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.01%) VB
8 5 (1.01%) VBScript
9 4 (0.80%) Ruby
9 4 (0.80%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 3 (0.60%) Perl
11 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 120 (24.14%) Degree
2 58 (11.67%) Security Cleared
3 34 (6.84%) SC Cleared
4 24 (4.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (3.62%) CISSP
6 12 (2.41%) MCP
7 11 (2.21%) MCTS
8 10 (2.01%) CLAS
8 10 (2.01%) MCSE
8 10 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (1.81%) MCSA
9 9 (1.81%) PMI Certification
10 8 (1.61%) CESG Certified Professional
11 7 (1.41%) HND
12 6 (1.21%) CCNP
12 6 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (1.21%) CISM
12 6 (1.21%) DBS Check
12 6 (1.21%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (8.45%) QA
2 27 (5.43%) SLA
3 12 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.61%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.61%) PMBOK
5 6 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 5 (1.01%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (0.60%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.40%) COBIT
8 2 (0.40%) GPG13
8 2 (0.40%) ISO27005
8 2 (0.40%) RMADS
System Software
1 40 (8.05%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.41%) Terminal Server
4 6 (1.21%) Docker
5 5 (1.01%) VMware ESX
5 5 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.01%) Xen
6 2 (0.40%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.40%) UAG
6 2 (0.40%) vSphere
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (2.62%) SCCM
2 5 (1.01%) HP Data Protector
2 5 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.01%) SCOM
2 5 (1.01%) SmoothWall
2 5 (1.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 5 (1.01%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (0.60%) Puppet
3 3 (0.60%) SCOrch
3 3 (0.60%) WSUS
4 2 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.40%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.20%) QRadar
5 1 (0.20%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 138 (27.77%) Microsoft
2 82 (16.50%) Oracle
3 41 (8.25%) Northgate
4 33 (6.64%) Capita
5 31 (6.24%) SAP
6 22 (4.43%) Citrix
7 19 (3.82%) VMware
8 17 (3.42%) Cisco
9 15 (3.02%) Informatica
10 13 (2.62%) Apple
10 13 (2.62%) Talend
11 12 (2.41%) HP
12 11 (2.21%) Civica
13 9 (1.81%) Cognos
14 8 (1.61%) Symantec
15 7 (1.41%) BMC
15 7 (1.41%) Cloudera
15 7 (1.41%) Remedy
16 6 (1.21%) IBM
17 5 (1.01%) Dell
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Pontoon
Salary: benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Norfolk County Council
Salary: Up to £115,000 per annum + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Lewes, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
Broxtowe Borough Council
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £115,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £115,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £115,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £115,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £115,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £85,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £85,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £85,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £85,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £85,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £140,000 - £170, 000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £140,000 - £170, 000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £140,000 - £170, 000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £140,000 - £170, 000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £140,000 - £170, 000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £95,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £95,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £95,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £95,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £95,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £70,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £70,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 5 days ago