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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 631 650 686
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +36
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 271 252 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the General category 0.57% 0.51% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 219 207 177
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £26,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £68,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -

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
47487 49353 47410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.13% 44.08% 43.56%
Number of salaries quoted 37249 38276 37699
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +51 244 £45,000 -10.00% 47
London +87 94 £62,500 +0.80% 15
South East +13 57 £38,394 +3.76% 6
North West +29 30 £35,000 -24.32% 2
Surrey +22 23 £35,877 -36.21%
Manchester +21 22 £35,877 -22.42% 2
West Midlands -23 17 £30,000 -40.59% 3
South West -41 16 £70,000 +55.55% 12
Hampshire +14 14 £51,750 +61.71% 2
Berkshire +3 14 £31,500 -41.39% 1
Yorkshire -7 14 £35,000 -30.00% 3
City of London +8 13 £60,000 -4.00% 3
East Midlands +16 12 £34,500 +30.18% 1
Oldham +17 10 £37,500 +15.38%
Leominster - 10 £27,500 -
Herefordshire - 10 £27,500 -
Scotland +9 9 £48,750 +14.70%
Devon - 8 £75,000 - 2
Woking - 8 £31,250 -
Nottinghamshire +4 7 £31,025 -48.29%
Cheshire - 7 £33,000 -
Portsmouth - 7 £38,394 - 1
Glasgow +9 6 £68,750 +37.50%
East of England +8 6 £40,000 +6.66% 3
North Yorkshire +21 5 £37,500 -37.50% 1
Rotherham +11 5 - -
Reading -3 5 £48,250 -19.58% 1
Nottingham -5 5 £34,500 -42.50%
South Yorkshire -7 5 - - 2
Dorset - 5 £40,000 - 2

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 108 (22.55%) Microsoft
1 108 (22.55%) Project Management
2 104 (21.71%) Finance
3 95 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (17.75%) PRINCE2
5 79 (16.49%) ITIL
5 79 (16.49%) SQL Server
6 78 (16.28%) Degree
7 69 (14.41%) MS Excel
8 62 (12.94%) Oracle
9 56 (11.69%) Marketing
10 55 (11.48%) SQL
11 54 (11.27%) .NET
11 54 (11.27%) TOGAF
12 51 (10.65%) C#
13 48 (10.02%) Business Development
14 47 (9.81%) ERP
15 40 (8.35%) Change Management
15 40 (8.35%) JavaScript
15 40 (8.35%) Enterprise Architecture
16 38 (7.93%) Stakeholder Management
17 37 (7.72%) HTML
17 37 (7.72%) MS Office
17 37 (7.72%) CRM
18 35 (7.31%) CSS
19 33 (6.89%) SAP
19 33 (6.89%) Service Delivery
20 32 (6.68%) Service Management
20 32 (6.68%) MVC
21 31 (6.47%) jQuery

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 24 (5.01%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.34%) CMS
3 9 (1.88%) IBM Notes
4 6 (1.25%) IIS
4 6 (1.25%) ColdFusion
5 5 (1.04%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.04%) Apache
5 5 (1.04%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.04%) WordPress
5 5 (1.04%) Node.js
5 5 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.84%) SugarCRM
6 4 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.63%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.63%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.42%) SAS
8 2 (0.42%) JBoss
8 2 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 69 (14.41%) MS Excel
2 37 (7.72%) MS Office
3 11 (2.30%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.67%) MS Project
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 18 (3.76%) Agresso
2 12 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.88%) Oracle Payroll
3 9 (1.88%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (1.46%) Oracle HRMS
6 4 (0.84%) SAP CRM
6 4 (0.84%) Oracle CRM
6 4 (0.84%) Sage CRM
7 3 (0.63%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.42%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.42%) SAP PM
8 2 (0.42%) SAP SRM
8 2 (0.42%) Academy Housing
8 2 (0.42%) arcHouse
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle iRecruitment
9 1 (0.21%) Visualfiles
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.67%) SaaS
2 4 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.42%) Office 365
3 2 (0.42%) Yammer
4 1 (0.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.05%) WAN
2 27 (5.64%) Firewall
3 23 (4.80%) LAN
4 18 (3.76%) Internet
5 17 (3.55%) TCP/IP
6 14 (2.92%) DNS
7 12 (2.51%) SAN
8 7 (1.46%) VPN
9 6 (1.25%) DHCP
10 5 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (1.04%) Wireshark
10 5 (1.04%) Network Security
10 5 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (0.84%) NAS
11 4 (0.84%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (0.84%) Reverse Proxy
12 3 (0.63%) Wireless
12 3 (0.63%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.63%) VoIP
12 3 (0.63%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (16.49%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (3.76%) Relational Database
4 16 (3.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (3.34%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (2.09%) Oracle Database
7 9 (1.88%) MySQL
8 8 (1.67%) Big Data
9 7 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (1.04%) Data Mining
11 5 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (1.04%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.04%) NoSQL
12 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.84%) SAP BW
13 2 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (1.67%) Visual Studio
1 8 (1.67%) JIRA
1 8 (1.67%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (0.84%) Subversion
3 2 (0.42%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.42%) Selenium
4 1 (0.21%) MSI
4 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.21%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.21%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 104 (21.71%) Finance
2 56 (11.69%) Marketing
3 25 (5.22%) Telecoms
4 23 (4.80%) Retail
5 16 (3.34%) Legal
6 15 (3.13%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.71%) Banking
8 7 (1.46%) Back Office
9 5 (1.04%) Front Office
9 5 (1.04%) Advertising
9 5 (1.04%) Publishing
9 5 (1.04%) Billing
9 5 (1.04%) German Language
10 4 (0.84%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.84%) French Language
11 3 (0.63%) Games
12 2 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.42%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.42%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.21%) Law
Job Titles
1 77 (16.08%) Architect
1 77 (16.08%) Developer
2 63 (13.15%) Analyst
3 52 (10.86%) Consultant
4 44 (9.19%) Project Manager
5 29 (6.05%) Business Manager
6 28 (5.85%) Business Analyst
7 23 (4.80%) .NET Developer
8 22 (4.59%) Technical Architect
8 22 (4.59%) Enterprise Architect
9 20 (4.18%) Solutions Architect
10 17 (3.55%) Web Developer
10 17 (3.55%) Product Manager
11 13 (2.71%) Development Manager
11 13 (2.71%) Business Development Manager
12 11 (2.30%) Support Analyst
12 11 (2.30%) Account Director
13 10 (2.09%) C# Developer
13 10 (2.09%) DBA
13 10 (2.09%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (11.27%) .NET
2 37 (7.72%) HTML
3 35 (7.31%) CSS
4 31 (6.47%) jQuery
5 23 (4.80%) .NET Framework
6 22 (4.59%) Web Services
7 21 (4.38%) HTML5
8 20 (4.18%) CSS3
8 20 (4.18%) XML
9 13 (2.71%) ASP.NET
10 11 (2.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 10 (2.09%) Sass
11 10 (2.09%) LINQ
11 10 (2.09%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (1.88%) NHibernate
13 8 (1.67%) Ajax
13 8 (1.67%) SOAP
14 7 (1.46%) J2EE
14 7 (1.46%) KnockoutJS
15 6 (1.25%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.85%) NHS
2 25 (5.22%) Management Information System
3 23 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (2.92%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.30%) Open Source
6 10 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.09%) User Experience
7 8 (1.67%) FMCG
8 6 (1.25%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.04%) Clustering
10 4 (0.84%) CESG
10 4 (0.84%) GIS
10 4 (0.84%) Social Media
11 3 (0.63%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.63%) Taxonomies
12 2 (0.42%) Replication
12 2 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 1 (0.21%) BBC
13 1 (0.21%) W3C
13 1 (0.21%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 25 (5.22%) Windows
2 11 (2.30%) UNIX
3 10 (2.09%) Linux
4 6 (1.25%) SUSE
5 5 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.04%) AIX
6 4 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.84%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.63%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.63%) HPUX
7 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.21%) Solaris
8 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (22.55%) Project Management
2 95 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (17.75%) PRINCE2
4 79 (16.49%) ITIL
5 54 (11.27%) TOGAF
6 48 (10.02%) Business Development
7 47 (9.81%) ERP
8 40 (8.35%) Change Management
8 40 (8.35%) Enterprise Architecture
9 38 (7.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 37 (7.72%) CRM
11 33 (6.89%) Service Delivery
12 32 (6.68%) MVC
12 32 (6.68%) Service Management
13 31 (6.47%) Zachman Framework
14 28 (5.85%) Business Analysis
15 25 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
16 22 (4.59%) Data Management
16 22 (4.59%) Scrum
17 21 (4.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 55 (11.48%) SQL
2 51 (10.65%) C#
3 40 (8.35%) JavaScript
4 17 (3.55%) VB.NET
5 14 (2.92%) PHP
6 10 (2.09%) T-SQL
6 10 (2.09%) Java
7 8 (1.67%) C
8 7 (1.46%) Python
9 6 (1.25%) VB
10 5 (1.04%) Ruby
11 2 (0.42%) R
11 2 (0.42%) CoffeeScript
11 2 (0.42%) Perl
12 1 (0.21%) C++
12 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.21%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 78 (16.28%) Degree
2 22 (4.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 22 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (4.38%) Security Cleared
4 16 (3.34%) ISEB
5 14 (2.92%) MCP
5 14 (2.92%) MCSE
5 14 (2.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 13 (2.71%) SC Cleared
7 12 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (2.30%) CCNA
8 11 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (1.88%) MCSA
10 5 (1.04%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (1.04%) MCITP
11 4 (0.84%) MCTS
11 4 (0.84%) PMP
11 4 (0.84%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (0.63%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.59%) SLA
2 17 (3.55%) QA
3 10 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.46%) COBIT
5 5 (1.04%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 11 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.88%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.84%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.63%) XenServer
4 3 (0.63%) KVM
5 2 (0.42%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.42%) vSphere
5 2 (0.42%) XenApp
5 2 (0.42%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.21%) Xen
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (1.88%) OpenView
1 9 (1.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (0.84%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (0.84%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.63%) Puppet
3 3 (0.63%) Cobbler
3 3 (0.63%) WSUS
3 3 (0.63%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (0.63%) Ansible
4 2 (0.42%) SCCM
5 1 (0.21%) SCOM
5 1 (0.21%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.21%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 108 (22.55%) Microsoft
2 62 (12.94%) Oracle
3 33 (6.89%) SAP
4 30 (6.26%) Cisco
5 29 (6.05%) Salesforce.com
6 22 (4.59%) Citrix
7 16 (3.34%) HP
7 16 (3.34%) Capita
8 14 (2.92%) VMware
9 12 (2.51%) Epicor
10 10 (2.09%) Business Objects
11 9 (1.88%) Lotus
12 8 (1.67%) Informatica
12 8 (1.67%) Cognos
12 8 (1.67%) Talend
13 7 (1.46%) Northgate
13 7 (1.46%) Civica
14 6 (1.25%) Orchard
14 6 (1.25%) F5
15 5 (1.04%) SolarWinds
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Portsmouth City Council
Posted: 12 hours ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Capita
Posted: Yesterday
London
360 Resourcing
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita IT Professional Services
Salary: Depending upon experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Christchurch, Wimborne, Dorset
Christchurch and East Dorset Councils
Salary: £43,857 - £47,633 p.a
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Arcus Global
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28500.00 - £33250.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Up to £110k OTE
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Newham Partnership Working
Salary: From £26,664 to £28,311 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Newham Partnership Working
Salary: From £33,846 to £36,669 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Leeds,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 + car + share ownership scheme + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Code Red Associates
Salary: £40k - £60k (Up to £120k OTE) + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Code Red Associates
Salary: £40k - £60k (Up to £120k OTE) + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Trowbridge
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £29000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + car + share ownership scheme + ben
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago