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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 637 687 681
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -6
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 255 251 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the General category 0.52% 0.47% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 195 211 194
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £25,839 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,697 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.94% -5.55%

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
49017 52911 48623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.31% 44.07% 43.30%
Number of salaries quoted 38294 41012 38467
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +46 228 £45,000 -12.62% 52
London +69 103 £55,000 - 26
South East +27 45 £45,250 +38.16% 4
North West +28 23 £33,000 -26.66% 3
Yorkshire +8 21 £32,500 -35.00% 5
Hampshire +12 18 £54,250 +69.53% 1
Manchester +15 15 £34,000 -24.44% 1
West Midlands -20 15 £30,000 -48.05%
City of London +33 13 £47,500 -23.38% 4
West Yorkshire +18 12 £32,500 -10.95% 4
Surrey +16 11 £40,438 -22.97%
Leeds +11 11 £32,500 -10.95% 4
Leominster - 10 £27,500 -
Herefordshire - 10 £27,500 -
South West -55 9 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Oldham +9 8 £45,000 +38.46%
Berkshire -2 8 £31,500 -19.23%
Portsmouth - 8 £44,197 -
Andover - 8 £85,000 -
Scotland +8 7 £48,750 +8.33% 2
Cheshire - 7 £33,000 - 1
Bromley +18 6 £42,500 +123.68% 1
East Midlands +16 5 £45,000 +60.93%
Rotherham +12 5 - -
Glasgow +4 5 £52,500 +5.00%
South Yorkshire -5 5 - - 1
East of England +21 4 £36,500 -2.66% 4
Reading -3 4 £30,250 -41.82%
Birmingham -16 4 £39,000 -32.46%
Bournemouth - 4 £41,250 -

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 97 (22.00%) Project Management
2 96 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (21.54%) Microsoft
4 87 (19.73%) Finance
5 79 (17.91%) PRINCE2
6 71 (16.10%) SQL Server
6 71 (16.10%) ITIL
7 63 (14.29%) Degree
8 59 (13.38%) SQL
9 58 (13.15%) Oracle
10 55 (12.47%) .NET
11 54 (12.24%) C#
12 51 (11.56%) MS Excel
12 51 (11.56%) TOGAF
13 50 (11.34%) Business Development
14 49 (11.11%) Marketing
15 42 (9.52%) JavaScript
16 40 (9.07%) HTML
16 40 (9.07%) Enterprise Architecture
17 39 (8.84%) ERP
17 39 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
18 36 (8.16%) CSS
19 35 (7.94%) CRM
20 34 (7.71%) jQuery
21 33 (7.48%) Zachman Framework
21 33 (7.48%) Change Management
21 33 (7.48%) MVC
22 31 (7.03%) WAN
23 29 (6.58%) Cisco
23 29 (6.58%) Telecoms

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 20 (4.54%) CMS
2 18 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.59%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.36%) ColdFusion
4 6 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.13%) IIS
5 5 (1.13%) IBM Notes
5 5 (1.13%) Apache
5 5 (1.13%) Node.js
6 4 (0.91%) SugarCRM
6 4 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.68%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.68%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.45%) SAS
8 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 51 (11.56%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.85%) MS Office
3 13 (2.95%) MS Visio
4 12 (2.72%) MS Project
5 2 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 14 (3.17%) Agresso
2 12 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (2.27%) Oracle Payroll
3 10 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (1.81%) Oracle HRMS
6 4 (0.91%) SAP CRM
6 4 (0.91%) Oracle CRM
6 4 (0.91%) Sage CRM
7 3 (0.68%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.45%) SAP PM
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.23%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle iRecruitment
9 1 (0.23%) Summit
9 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.23%) SAP HCM
9 1 (0.23%) OPENHousing
9 1 (0.23%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.81%) SaaS
2 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.45%) Office 365
4 1 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.03%) WAN
2 27 (6.12%) Firewall
3 24 (5.44%) LAN
4 19 (4.31%) TCP/IP
5 15 (3.40%) DNS
6 13 (2.95%) SAN
7 12 (2.72%) Internet
8 7 (1.59%) DHCP
9 6 (1.36%) VPN
10 5 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (1.13%) Wireshark
10 5 (1.13%) Network Security
10 5 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (1.13%) NAS
11 4 (0.91%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (0.91%) Reverse Proxy
12 3 (0.68%) Wireless
12 3 (0.68%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.68%) VoIP
12 3 (0.68%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (16.10%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 16 (3.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (2.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (2.04%) MySQL
6 9 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (1.81%) Oracle Database
7 8 (1.81%) Big Data
8 6 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (1.36%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.13%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.68%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.68%) SAP BW
10 3 (0.68%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.68%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 9 (2.04%) Visual Studio
2 8 (1.81%) JIRA
2 8 (1.81%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (0.91%) Subversion
4 2 (0.45%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.45%) Selenium
5 1 (0.23%) MSI
5 1 (0.23%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.23%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 87 (19.73%) Finance
2 49 (11.11%) Marketing
3 29 (6.58%) Telecoms
4 21 (4.76%) Retail
5 13 (2.95%) Banking
6 12 (2.72%) Legal
7 11 (2.49%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.59%) Back Office
9 5 (1.13%) Front Office
9 5 (1.13%) Publishing
10 3 (0.68%) Billing
10 3 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.68%) Advertising
11 2 (0.45%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.45%) Games
12 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 76 (17.23%) Architect
2 75 (17.01%) Developer
3 50 (11.34%) Analyst
4 46 (10.43%) Project Manager
5 41 (9.30%) Consultant
6 29 (6.58%) Business Manager
7 24 (5.44%) Solutions Architect
8 23 (5.22%) .NET Developer
9 22 (4.99%) Business Analyst
10 21 (4.76%) Technical Architect
10 21 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
11 17 (3.85%) Product Manager
12 16 (3.63%) Web Developer
13 13 (2.95%) Account Director
14 12 (2.72%) DBA
15 11 (2.49%) Development Manager
15 11 (2.49%) C# Developer
15 11 (2.49%) Business Development Manager
15 11 (2.49%) Support Analyst
16 10 (2.27%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (12.47%) .NET
2 40 (9.07%) HTML
3 36 (8.16%) CSS
4 34 (7.71%) jQuery
5 25 (5.67%) .NET Framework
6 22 (4.99%) XML
7 21 (4.76%) Web Services
7 21 (4.76%) HTML5
7 21 (4.76%) CSS3
8 13 (2.95%) LINQ
8 13 (2.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 12 (2.72%) SOAP
9 12 (2.72%) ASP.NET
10 11 (2.49%) NHibernate
11 10 (2.27%) Ajax
11 10 (2.27%) Sass
12 9 (2.04%) Entity Framework
13 8 (1.81%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (1.59%) LINQ to SQL
14 7 (1.59%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (4.54%) NHS
2 19 (4.31%) Management Information System
2 19 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.49%) Computer Science
3 11 (2.49%) Open Source
3 11 (2.49%) User Experience
4 9 (2.04%) Clustering
5 8 (1.81%) FMCG
6 7 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.36%) CESG
8 3 (0.68%) Taxonomies
8 3 (0.68%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.68%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.45%) EFT
9 2 (0.45%) W3C
9 2 (0.45%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.45%) GIS
10 1 (0.23%) BBC
10 1 (0.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (5.90%) Windows
2 12 (2.72%) Linux
2 12 (2.72%) UNIX
3 8 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (1.36%) SUSE
5 5 (1.13%) AIX
6 4 (0.91%) HPUX
6 4 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.91%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.68%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.68%) Solaris
8 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (22.00%) Project Management
2 96 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (17.91%) PRINCE2
4 71 (16.10%) ITIL
5 51 (11.56%) TOGAF
6 50 (11.34%) Business Development
7 40 (9.07%) Enterprise Architecture
8 39 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 39 (8.84%) ERP
9 35 (7.94%) CRM
10 33 (7.48%) Change Management
10 33 (7.48%) MVC
10 33 (7.48%) Zachman Framework
11 29 (6.58%) Service Management
12 28 (6.35%) Service Delivery
13 26 (5.90%) Business Intelligence
14 23 (5.22%) Scrum
15 22 (4.99%) Migration
16 21 (4.76%) Data Management
17 19 (4.31%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (13.38%) SQL
2 54 (12.24%) C#
3 42 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 15 (3.40%) VB.NET
4 15 (3.40%) PHP
5 13 (2.95%) T-SQL
6 7 (1.59%) C
6 7 (1.59%) Python
7 6 (1.36%) Java
8 5 (1.13%) Ruby
9 4 (0.91%) VB
10 3 (0.68%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.68%) Perl
11 2 (0.45%) VBScript
11 2 (0.45%) R
11 2 (0.45%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 63 (14.29%) Degree
2 22 (4.99%) Security Cleared
3 20 (4.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 19 (4.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (3.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 12 (2.72%) MCSE
7 11 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (2.49%) SC Cleared
8 10 (2.27%) CCNA
9 9 (2.04%) ISEB
9 9 (2.04%) MCP
10 8 (1.81%) MCSA
11 6 (1.36%) PMP
11 6 (1.36%) PMI Certification
12 5 (1.13%) MCITP
13 4 (0.91%) MCTS
13 4 (0.91%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (0.68%) CISA
14 3 (0.68%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.08%) SLA
2 15 (3.40%) QA
3 12 (2.72%) COBIT
4 10 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.13%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.23%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (2.27%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.91%) VMware ESX
3 4 (0.91%) XenApp
4 3 (0.68%) XenServer
4 3 (0.68%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.68%) KVM
4 3 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (0.45%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.45%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.45%) vSphere
6 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.23%) Xen
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (1.13%) OpenView
1 5 (1.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (1.13%) NetBackup
2 4 (0.91%) Data Guard
2 4 (0.91%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (0.91%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (0.68%) WSUS
3 3 (0.68%) Puppet
3 3 (0.68%) Cobbler
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (0.68%) Ansible
4 2 (0.45%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.45%) SCCM
4 2 (0.45%) ARCserve
4 2 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.23%) MOM
5 1 (0.23%) SCOM
5 1 (0.23%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 95 (21.54%) Microsoft
2 58 (13.15%) Oracle
3 29 (6.58%) Cisco
4 25 (5.67%) SAP
5 24 (5.44%) Citrix
6 23 (5.22%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (3.85%) VMware
8 16 (3.63%) Capita
9 12 (2.72%) HP
9 12 (2.72%) Epicor
10 9 (2.04%) Business Objects
11 8 (1.81%) Cognos
11 8 (1.81%) Informatica
11 8 (1.81%) Talend
12 7 (1.59%) F5
13 5 (1.13%) SolarWinds
13 5 (1.13%) Northgate
13 5 (1.13%) Civica
13 5 (1.13%) IBM
13 5 (1.13%) Lotus
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £43000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £43000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £68000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £43000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Code Red Associates
Salary: £40k - £60k (Up to £120k OTE) + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Mid Sussex District Council
Salary: From £64,000 to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + car + share ownership scheme + ben
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + car + share ownership scheme + ben
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + car + share ownership scheme + ben
Posted: 3 days ago
Scotland
CITB
Posted: 3 days ago
North
CITB
Posted: 3 days ago
England
CITB
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Insurance + Dental
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago