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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 699 726 747
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +21
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 260 258 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the General category 0.58% 0.52% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 219 195 211
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,800 £25,839
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £85,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-31.25% -3.03%

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
45074 49224 52633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.61% 44.33% 44.02%
Number of salaries quoted 36610 38476 40849
Average salary £50,850 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
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 29 April 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 29 April 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 -9 218 £36,235 -19.47% 37
London -34 64 £57,500 +4.54% 13
South East +38 50 £36,235 -19.92% 6
Scotland +16 27 £26,500 -49.52% 2
West Midlands -8 26 £26,500 -11.66% 6
Surrey +11 24 £36,056 +0.49%
Edinburgh - 24 £25,000 - 2
North West +15 22 £26,500 -19.69% 2
Farnham +11 22 £35,877 -
Hertfordshire +25 19 £27,392 -16.99%
East of England +24 19 £27,392 -24.95% 5
Yorkshire +9 19 £27,500 -24.13% 3
Birmingham -1 17 £26,500 -32.05% 1
Berkshire +16 15 £54,500 +73.01% 1
Northern Ireland - 15 £25,000 -
County Antrim - 15 £25,000 -
Belfast - 15 £25,000 -
West Yorkshire +7 12 £26,500 -42.70% 1
Manchester +5 12 £26,500 -22.05%
Leeds +4 12 £26,500 -42.70% 1
Glasgow -5 9 £26,500 -49.52%
City of London +41 8 £85,000 +65.85% 2
Hemel Hempstead - 8 £32,500 -
Cheshire +29 6 £25,750 -21.96%
Shropshire - 6 £31,250 - 1
Ludlow - 6 £31,250 -
Chester - 6 £25,750 -
North Yorkshire +4 5 £35,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear +4 5 £32,250 -2.27%
North East +4 5 £32,250 -2.27%

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 221 (39.68%) Finance
2 198 (35.55%) Degree
3 138 (24.78%) Microsoft
4 105 (18.85%) ITIL
5 103 (18.49%) MS Excel
6 100 (17.95%) Project Management
7 91 (16.34%) Service Delivery
8 82 (14.72%) Windows
9 76 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
10 75 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
11 74 (13.29%) Business Analysis
12 73 (13.11%) Oracle
13 72 (12.93%) Management Information System
13 72 (12.93%) PRINCE2
14 71 (12.75%) SQL Server
15 69 (12.39%) Retail
16 67 (12.03%) SQL
16 67 (12.03%) Security Cleared
17 66 (11.85%) CRM
18 63 (11.31%) HTML
19 61 (10.95%) Computer Science
20 59 (10.59%) CSS
21 56 (10.05%) Business Intelligence
22 52 (9.34%) Active Directory
23 51 (9.16%) XML
23 51 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
24 49 (8.80%) QA
25 48 (8.62%) .NET
26 47 (8.44%) Web Services
27 46 (8.26%) MS Office

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 34 (6.10%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.59%) BizTalk Server
3 18 (3.23%) MS Exchange
4 15 (2.69%) IIS
5 14 (2.51%) Tomcat
6 11 (1.97%) Alfresco
7 10 (1.80%) CMS
8 9 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (1.08%) SAS
10 5 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.72%) JBoss
11 4 (0.72%) Moodle
11 4 (0.72%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.72%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.72%) Tuxedo
11 4 (0.72%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.72%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.54%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 103 (18.49%) MS Excel
2 46 (8.26%) MS Office
3 10 (1.80%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.62%) MS Project
5 6 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.90%) RoboHelp
7 2 (0.36%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.36%) Revit
7 2 (0.36%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 30 (5.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (2.69%) Unit4 Business World
3 8 (1.44%) OPENHousing
4 7 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (1.26%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.90%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (0.90%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 5 (0.90%) Oracle Payroll
6 4 (0.72%) Maximo
7 3 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.54%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.54%) SAP Payroll
8 2 (0.36%) Academy Housing
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.36%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.36%) Teamcenter
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (2.33%) SaaS
3 11 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.08%) Office 365
5 4 (0.72%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.77%) Firewall
2 19 (3.41%) DNS
3 15 (2.69%) DHCP
3 15 (2.69%) WAN
4 14 (2.51%) LAN
5 12 (2.15%) VPN
5 12 (2.15%) Wireless
6 9 (1.62%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (1.44%) NAS
7 8 (1.44%) SAN
8 7 (1.26%) Internet
8 7 (1.26%) TCP/IP
9 6 (1.08%) Network Security
10 5 (0.90%) IPv4
10 5 (0.90%) MPLS
11 4 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (0.72%) Unified Communications
11 4 (0.72%) VoIP
12 2 (0.36%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (0.36%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (12.75%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.41%) Oracle Database
3 16 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (2.69%) MySQL
5 14 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (1.97%) BusinessObjects
7 10 (1.80%) Crystal Reports
7 10 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (1.44%) Big Data
8 8 (1.44%) GIS
9 7 (1.26%) EDMS
9 7 (1.26%) Oracle Database 12c
9 7 (1.26%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.08%) PerformancePoint
10 6 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (0.90%) EDRMS
11 5 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (0.72%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 30 (5.39%) Git (software)
2 17 (3.05%) Subversion
2 17 (3.05%) Visual Studio
3 13 (2.33%) Eclipse
3 13 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.08%) JIRA
5 4 (0.72%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.72%) PVCS
5 4 (0.72%) Selenium
5 4 (0.72%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.54%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.36%) gulp
7 2 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.36%) PHPUnit
7 2 (0.36%) Xdebug
8 1 (0.18%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.18%) Toad
General
1 221 (39.68%) Finance
2 69 (12.39%) Retail
3 15 (2.69%) Telecoms
4 10 (1.80%) Banking
4 10 (1.80%) Legal
4 10 (1.80%) Marketing
4 10 (1.80%) Multimedia
5 9 (1.62%) Law
6 7 (1.26%) Back Office
6 7 (1.26%) Billing
7 6 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.90%) Electronics
9 3 (0.54%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.54%) Front Office
9 3 (0.54%) Games
10 2 (0.36%) Automotive
11 1 (0.18%) Advertising
11 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.18%) Publishing
11 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 107 (19.21%) Analyst
2 98 (17.59%) Graduate
3 88 (15.80%) Developer
4 73 (13.11%) Consultant
5 52 (9.34%) Architect
6 33 (5.92%) Support Analyst
7 32 (5.75%) Business Analyst
8 30 (5.39%) Graduate Developer
9 27 (4.85%) Project Manager
10 24 (4.31%) Business Consultant
11 21 (3.77%) IT Manager
12 18 (3.23%) Applications Support
13 17 (3.05%) Graduate Analyst
14 16 (2.87%) Junior
15 14 (2.51%) Solutions Architect
15 14 (2.51%) Web Developer
16 13 (2.33%) .NET Developer
16 13 (2.33%) ERP Consultant
16 13 (2.33%) ICT Manager
17 12 (2.15%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (11.31%) HTML
2 59 (10.59%) CSS
3 51 (9.16%) XML
4 48 (8.62%) .NET
5 47 (8.44%) Web Services
6 32 (5.75%) ASP.NET
7 27 (4.85%) jQuery
8 25 (4.49%) REST
9 24 (4.31%) HTML5
10 22 (3.95%) CSS3
11 18 (3.23%) Sass
12 16 (2.87%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (2.69%) JSON
14 14 (2.51%) SOAP
15 13 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
15 13 (2.33%) JSP
15 13 (2.33%) Servlets
16 12 (2.15%) Middleware
17 11 (1.97%) .NET Framework
17 11 (1.97%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 72 (12.93%) Management Information System
2 61 (10.95%) Computer Science
3 51 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (6.82%) User Experience
5 30 (5.39%) Mathematics
5 30 (5.39%) NHS
6 29 (5.21%) Driving Licence
6 29 (5.21%) Mobile App
7 27 (4.85%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (4.31%) Physics
9 22 (3.95%) Statistics
10 18 (3.23%) Chemistry
10 18 (3.23%) VLE
11 15 (2.69%) CESG
12 13 (2.33%) Data Centre
12 13 (2.33%) W3C
13 10 (1.80%) Economics
13 10 (1.80%) Performance Metrics
13 10 (1.80%) Psychology
14 9 (1.62%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 82 (14.72%) Windows
2 24 (4.31%) Windows Server
3 10 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (1.62%) Unix
5 8 (1.44%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.44%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.08%) Linux
8 5 (0.90%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.54%) Android
10 3 (0.54%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.36%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (18.85%) ITIL
2 100 (17.95%) Project Management
3 91 (16.34%) Service Delivery
4 76 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
5 75 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
6 74 (13.29%) Business Analysis
7 72 (12.93%) PRINCE2
8 66 (11.85%) CRM
9 56 (10.05%) Business Intelligence
10 40 (7.18%) Business Development
10 40 (7.18%) Data Management
11 38 (6.82%) Analytics
12 36 (6.46%) SDLC
13 34 (6.10%) Presales
13 34 (6.10%) Web Development
14 33 (5.92%) Service Management
15 31 (5.57%) SOA
16 30 (5.39%) Stakeholder Management
17 29 (5.21%) Risk Management
18 28 (5.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 67 (12.03%) SQL
2 41 (7.36%) C#
3 36 (6.46%) JavaScript
4 29 (5.21%) Java
5 14 (2.51%) PHP
5 14 (2.51%) PL/SQL
6 11 (1.97%) XPath
7 7 (1.26%) PowerShell
7 7 (1.26%) VB
8 5 (0.90%) T-SQL
8 5 (0.90%) VBScript
9 4 (0.72%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 2 (0.36%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.18%) C
11 1 (0.18%) Perl
11 1 (0.18%) Python
11 1 (0.18%) Ruby
11 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 198 (35.55%) Degree
2 67 (12.03%) Security Cleared
3 30 (5.39%) CISSP
3 30 (5.39%) SC Cleared
4 21 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (3.23%) CESG Certified Professional
6 12 (2.15%) DV Cleared
6 12 (2.15%) MCP
6 12 (2.15%) MCSA
6 12 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 11 (1.97%) MCTS
8 9 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (1.62%) DBS Check
8 9 (1.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 9 (1.62%) MCSE
9 8 (1.44%) CCNP
9 8 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (1.26%) CISM
10 7 (1.26%) CLAS
10 7 (1.26%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (8.80%) QA
2 27 (4.85%) SLA
3 17 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 9 (1.62%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.26%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.54%) COBIT
6 3 (0.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.36%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.18%) GPG13
System Software
1 52 (9.34%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.97%) Terminal Server
4 5 (0.90%) Docker
5 3 (0.54%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.54%) Xen
6 2 (0.36%) vSphere
7 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (2.33%) SCCM
2 6 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.08%) WSUS
3 5 (0.90%) SmoothWall
4 4 (0.72%) Puppet
5 3 (0.54%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (0.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (0.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.18%) QRadar
6 1 (0.18%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 138 (24.78%) Microsoft
2 73 (13.11%) Oracle
3 41 (7.36%) Northgate
4 21 (3.77%) Cisco
5 20 (3.59%) Apple
6 18 (3.23%) Citrix
6 18 (3.23%) SAP
6 18 (3.23%) VMware
7 15 (2.69%) Capita
8 10 (1.80%) Civica
8 10 (1.80%) HP
9 5 (0.90%) Dell
9 5 (0.90%) F5
9 5 (0.90%) Nimble Storage
9 5 (0.90%) Ruckus Wireless
9 5 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.90%) Symantec
10 4 (0.72%) CheckPoint
10 4 (0.72%) ESRI
10 4 (0.72%) Juniper
London
Camden, Haringey and Islington Councils
Salary: £120,000 plus PRP
Posted: 20 hours ago
Aylesbury
Capita plc
Salary: £50000.00 - £58000 per annum + Car
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £115,000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - 95,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancaster
Capita plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maldon, Essex
Maldon District Council
Salary: From £48,478 to £54,212 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
London Borough of Havering
Posted: 8 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Shropshire Fire Rescue Service
Salary: From £17,714 to £20,253 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £73000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Posted: 10 days ago
Skipton
Guru Careers
Salary: 25000-32000 Per Annum DOE + Training / Bens.
Posted: 11 days ago
Maidstone
IQ Public Sector
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Private Medical, Annual Leave +
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Interactive Software
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
EDM Group
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Depending on experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
EDM Group
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum Depending on experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Milton Keynes Council
Salary: From £30,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £40000 per annum + (neg.)
Posted: 14 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
EDM Group
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Depending on experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
EDM Group
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Depending on experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Maidstone
IQ Public Sector
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Lewisham Homes
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Capita Internal Resourcing
Posted: 17 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
EDM Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago