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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 690 604 670
Rank change year-on-year
-86 +66
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 213 321 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.29% 0.18%
As % of the General category 0.44% 0.68% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 177 264 182
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,050 £28,000 £25,429
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%

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
48119 47407 49733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.28% 43.50% 43.33%
Number of salaries quoted 38660 36813 41442
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 22 December 2014 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 22 December 2014. 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 -73 191 £40,000 -23.80% 31
London -6 71 £45,000 -7.69% 8
South East +4 44 £39,626 -20.74% 3
South West -10 20 £71,250 +109.55% 4
East of England -24 19 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Berkshire +16 18 £33,500 -44.16% 1
North West -26 13 £18,500 -61.05% 4
Essex -5 12 £39,450 -1.75% 1
East Midlands +16 11 £31,025 -48.29% 1
Scotland +4 10 £27,500 -71.35% 4
Chelmsford +7 9 £35,000 +10.76% 1
West Midlands -30 8 £51,250 -18.00% 5
Cheshire +3 7 £18,500 -56.47%
Buckinghamshire - 7 £52,500 -
Hampshire -19 6 £39,626 -36.59% 1
Wiltshire -19 6 £27,500 -14.06%
Manchester -43 6 £65,000 +8.78% 3
Winchester - 6 £39,626 -
Warrington - 6 £18,000 -
Hertfordshire -16 5 £40,000 +70.21%
Leicestershire - 5 £28,750 -
Loughborough - 5 £28,750 -
Hackney - 5 - -
City of London +1 4 £45,000 -28.00%
Oldham 0 4 £65,000 +85.71% 1
Coventry -4 4 £42,500 - 1
Birmingham -13 4 £51,250 -18.00% 1
Surrey -18 4 £47,500 +82.69%
Yorkshire -41 4 £65,000 +23.80% 1
East Sussex - 4 - -

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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.

1 124 (26.84%) Finance
2 102 (22.08%) Project Management
3 96 (20.78%) ITIL
4 94 (20.35%) Microsoft
5 78 (16.88%) Degree
6 75 (16.23%) Agile Software Development
7 74 (16.02%) PRINCE2
8 65 (14.07%) MS Excel
9 57 (12.34%) SQL Server
10 55 (11.90%) Service Management
11 53 (11.47%) Change Management
12 46 (9.96%) .NET
12 46 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
13 45 (9.74%) Service Delivery
13 45 (9.74%) Business Analysis
14 44 (9.52%) Management Information System
15 42 (9.09%) MS Office
15 42 (9.09%) People Management
16 41 (8.87%) SQL
17 38 (8.23%) Migration
17 38 (8.23%) Continuous Improvement
18 37 (8.01%) SAP
19 36 (7.79%) C#
20 34 (7.36%) Security Cleared
21 33 (7.14%) Marketing
22 32 (6.93%) JavaScript
23 31 (6.71%) Windows
23 31 (6.71%) TOGAF
24 30 (6.49%) CRM
24 30 (6.49%) CSS

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.73%) WordPress
3 6 (1.30%) IBM Notes
3 6 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.65%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.65%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.65%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.43%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.43%) IIS
6 2 (0.43%) JBoss
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.22%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.22%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.22%) CMS
Applications
1 65 (14.07%) MS Excel
2 42 (9.09%) MS Office
3 12 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.16%) Agresso
2 7 (1.52%) SAP HR
3 6 (1.30%) SAP BPC
4 5 (1.08%) SAP SRM
5 3 (0.65%) SAP HCM
5 3 (0.65%) SAP Payroll
6 2 (0.43%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.43%) Academy Housing
6 2 (0.43%) arcHouse
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.22%) SAP EM
7 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.87%) Office 365
3 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.33%) Internet
2 19 (4.11%) TCP/IP
3 14 (3.03%) HTTP
4 11 (2.38%) Firewall
5 10 (2.16%) WAN
5 10 (2.16%) LAN
6 9 (1.95%) DNS
6 9 (1.95%) Network Security
7 7 (1.52%) Intranet
8 5 (1.08%) SAN
8 5 (1.08%) VPN
8 5 (1.08%) ADSL
8 5 (1.08%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.87%) VoIP
9 4 (0.87%) MPLS
9 4 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.65%) Wireless
10 3 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (0.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (12.34%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 13 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (1.73%) Big Data
5 8 (1.73%) SAP BW
6 7 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (1.08%) Data Mining
8 5 (1.08%) MySQL
9 4 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.65%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.65%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.43%) Ingres
11 2 (0.43%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.43%) SAP BI
11 2 (0.43%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 5 (1.08%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.65%) Hudson
3 2 (0.43%) JIRA
4 1 (0.22%) Selenium
4 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.22%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.22%) MSI
4 1 (0.22%) Subversion
General
1 124 (26.84%) Finance
2 33 (7.14%) Marketing
3 18 (3.90%) Legal
4 15 (3.25%) Retail
5 14 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.16%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.95%) German Language
8 8 (1.73%) Spanish Language
8 8 (1.73%) French Language
9 7 (1.52%) Advertising
10 5 (1.08%) Banking
10 5 (1.08%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.65%) Billing
11 3 (0.65%) Law
11 3 (0.65%) Military
12 2 (0.43%) Games
12 2 (0.43%) Electronics
12 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.22%) Back Office
13 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 91 (19.70%) Consultant
2 56 (12.12%) Developer
2 56 (12.12%) Analyst
3 44 (9.52%) Architect
4 28 (6.06%) Project Manager
5 25 (5.41%) Junior
6 24 (5.19%) SAP Consultant
7 23 (4.98%) Business Analyst
8 20 (4.33%) Programme Manager
8 20 (4.33%) Service Manager
9 19 (4.11%) Test Manager
10 17 (3.68%) Solutions Architect
11 16 (3.46%) Junior Service Manager
12 14 (3.03%) Senior Manager
13 13 (2.81%) .NET Developer
14 12 (2.60%) Technical Consultant
15 11 (2.38%) Business Development Manager
15 11 (2.38%) Development Manager
15 11 (2.38%) Business Manager
16 10 (2.16%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (9.96%) .NET
2 30 (6.49%) CSS
3 27 (5.84%) HTML
4 24 (5.19%) Web Services
4 24 (5.19%) XML
5 17 (3.68%) ASP.NET
6 13 (2.81%) .NET Framework
6 13 (2.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (2.38%) JSON
8 10 (2.16%) SOAP
9 9 (1.95%) jQuery
10 7 (1.52%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (1.30%) CSS3
11 6 (1.30%) HTML5
12 5 (1.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (1.08%) Ember.js
12 5 (1.08%) AngularJS
12 5 (1.08%) Middleware
13 4 (0.87%) XSLT
13 4 (0.87%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 23 (4.98%) Computer Science
4 21 (4.55%) NHS
5 19 (4.11%) Mathematics
6 15 (3.25%) CESG
7 13 (2.81%) CESG CLAS
8 10 (2.16%) Mobile App
8 10 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.95%) RMADS
10 8 (1.73%) Social Media
11 6 (1.30%) User Experience
11 6 (1.30%) GIS
12 5 (1.08%) Replication
13 4 (0.87%) Blackberry
13 4 (0.87%) Life Science
13 4 (0.87%) Open Source
14 3 (0.65%) Data Extraction
15 2 (0.43%) Taxonomies
15 2 (0.43%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 31 (6.71%) Windows
2 14 (3.03%) Windows 7
3 11 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (1.73%) Windows 8
5 6 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.87%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.87%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.87%) Android
8 3 (0.65%) UNIX
8 3 (0.65%) Linux
9 1 (0.22%) Solaris
9 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (22.08%) Project Management
2 96 (20.78%) ITIL
3 75 (16.23%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (16.02%) PRINCE2
5 55 (11.90%) Service Management
6 53 (11.47%) Change Management
7 45 (9.74%) Service Delivery
7 45 (9.74%) Business Analysis
8 42 (9.09%) People Management
9 38 (8.23%) Continuous Improvement
9 38 (8.23%) Migration
10 31 (6.71%) TOGAF
11 30 (6.49%) CRM
11 30 (6.49%) Line Management
12 25 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (4.98%) ERP
13 23 (4.98%) Business Development
14 22 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
15 21 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
16 20 (4.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (8.87%) SQL
2 36 (7.79%) C#
3 32 (6.93%) JavaScript
4 12 (2.60%) VB.NET
5 11 (2.38%) C
6 8 (1.73%) Java
7 7 (1.52%) ABAP
8 4 (0.87%) PHP
8 4 (0.87%) VB
9 3 (0.65%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.65%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.43%) SAPscript
10 2 (0.43%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.22%) Winbatch
11 1 (0.22%) Python
11 1 (0.22%) VBScript
11 1 (0.22%) Perl
11 1 (0.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 78 (16.88%) Degree
2 34 (7.36%) Security Cleared
3 27 (5.84%) SC Cleared
4 19 (4.11%) ISEB
5 17 (3.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 14 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (2.38%) MCP
8 10 (2.16%) MCSE
8 10 (2.16%) CISSP
9 9 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 7 (1.52%) ISEB Practitioner
11 7 (1.52%) MCSA
12 6 (1.30%) CCNA
12 6 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (1.30%) CISA
13 5 (1.08%) CISM
14 4 (0.87%) ISTQB
15 3 (0.65%) DV Cleared
15 3 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.49%) SLA
2 22 (4.76%) QA
3 17 (3.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.30%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 12 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.65%) XenApp
3 3 (0.65%) Firmware
4 2 (0.43%) Terminal Server
4 2 (0.43%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (1.95%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.73%) OpenView
3 7 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (1.08%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.43%) WSUS
5 2 (0.43%) SCCM
5 2 (0.43%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.22%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.22%) SCOM
6 1 (0.22%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.22%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 94 (20.35%) Microsoft
2 37 (8.01%) SAP
3 28 (6.06%) Oracle
4 25 (5.41%) Capita
5 18 (3.90%) Salesforce.com
5 18 (3.90%) HP
6 15 (3.25%) Cisco
7 12 (2.60%) VMware
8 11 (2.38%) Citrix
9 10 (2.16%) BT
10 8 (1.73%) Twitter
11 6 (1.30%) SolarWinds
11 6 (1.30%) Lotus
11 6 (1.30%) CA
12 5 (1.08%) Business Objects
12 5 (1.08%) Mercator
13 4 (0.87%) Orchard
14 3 (0.65%) Casewise
14 3 (0.65%) Northgate
14 3 (0.65%) CheckPoint
Bromley
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Capita Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18500.00 - £19000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oasis Community Learning
Salary: £19,524 - 22,062
Posted: 3 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Serco Group PLC
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Serco Group PLC
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
City of York Council
Salary: From £32,943 to £38,358 per annum (Grade 10 Level 1-4)
Posted: 3 days ago
Avonmouth
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Basic+Car+OTE Circa 60K +
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Basic+Car+OTE Circa 60K +
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + car + share ownership scheme + ben
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Hudson - London
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Canon
Salary: £29,700 - £36,000 per annum + £25K + car
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
South West England
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Livingston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £36000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago