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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 692 602 690
Rank change year-on-year
-90 +88
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 174 286 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the General category 0.38% 0.63% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 142 239 168
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +18.75%

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
45390 45673 47812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.59% 43.80% 43.29%
Number of salaries quoted 36443 35407 39516
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 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -57 159 £40,000 -20.00% 49
London -18 51 £57,500 +21.05% 13
South East -15 39 £35,877 -40.20% 10
North West -5 19 £35,877 -24.47% 11
East Midlands +8 16 £31,025 -48.29% 3
Berkshire -13 16 £35,000 -41.66% 2
South West -27 15 £68,750 +102.20% 6
Surrey +1 14 £35,877 +37.98% 1
Manchester -4 14 £35,877 -31.33% 7
Scotland +14 10 £39,000 -38.82% 4
West Midlands -12 10 £52,500 -15.32% 1
East of England -14 10 £40,000 -13.51% 3
City of London +2 8 £52,750 -22.14% 3
Woking +16 6 £27,500 -
Nottinghamshire +8 6 £31,025 -48.29%
Devon - 6 £72,500 -
Leicestershire - 6 £27,500 -
Loughborough - 6 £27,500 -
Oldham - 6 £37,500 -
Cheshire +3 5 £18,500 -56.47% 1
Coventry -5 5 £52,500 -
Essex -16 5 £39,450 -6.05%
Newbury - 5 £35,000 -
Luton +10 4 £40,000 -23.80%
Bedfordshire +4 4 £40,000 -23.80%
Oxfordshire +2 4 £35,000 -33.33% 1
Nottingham 0 4 £31,025 -48.29%
Birmingham -16 4 £60,000 -5.51%
Yorkshire -32 4 £43,750 -12.50% 1
West Lothian - 4 £39,000 - 2

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 127 (28.04%) Finance
2 97 (21.41%) Project Management
3 96 (21.19%) Microsoft
4 87 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (16.34%) MS Excel
5 74 (16.34%) Degree
6 71 (15.67%) ITIL
7 67 (14.79%) SQL Server
8 65 (14.35%) PRINCE2
9 54 (11.92%) .NET
10 48 (10.60%) SQL
11 46 (10.15%) C#
12 45 (9.93%) Service Delivery
13 42 (9.27%) Change Management
14 41 (9.05%) Marketing
15 40 (8.83%) TOGAF
15 40 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
16 39 (8.61%) Service Management
17 38 (8.39%) MS Office
18 36 (7.95%) SAP
19 35 (7.73%) Oracle
19 35 (7.73%) Business Analysis
20 32 (7.06%) Management Information System
21 31 (6.84%) JavaScript
21 31 (6.84%) ERP
22 30 (6.62%) Windows
23 29 (6.40%) SharePoint
23 29 (6.40%) Business Development
24 27 (5.96%) Web Services
24 27 (5.96%) CSS

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 29 (6.40%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.99%) WordPress
3 7 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (1.55%) IBM Notes
4 4 (0.88%) ColdFusion
4 4 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (0.88%) IIS
5 3 (0.66%) Node.js
5 3 (0.66%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.66%) Apache
5 3 (0.66%) NetWeaver
5 3 (0.66%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.66%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.44%) SAS
6 2 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.44%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.44%) JBoss
6 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.22%) Moodle
Applications
1 74 (16.34%) MS Excel
2 38 (8.39%) MS Office
3 13 (2.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (3.09%) Agresso
2 6 (1.32%) SAP HR
2 6 (1.32%) SAP BPC
3 5 (1.10%) SAP SRM
4 2 (0.44%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.44%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.44%) Academy Housing
4 2 (0.44%) arcHouse
4 2 (0.44%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.44%) SAP Payroll
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle Payroll
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.22%) SAP EM
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.22%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.88%) Yammer
2 4 (0.88%) Office 365
3 3 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.44%) SaaS
5 1 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.64%) Internet
2 18 (3.97%) WAN
3 17 (3.75%) Firewall
4 16 (3.53%) TCP/IP
5 14 (3.09%) LAN
6 12 (2.65%) DNS
7 9 (1.99%) HTTP
7 9 (1.99%) Network Security
8 7 (1.55%) Intranet
9 6 (1.32%) VPN
9 6 (1.32%) SAN
10 5 (1.10%) Ethernet
10 5 (1.10%) VoIP
10 5 (1.10%) ADSL
11 4 (0.88%) Wireshark
11 4 (0.88%) Reverse Proxy
11 4 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.88%) MPLS
11 4 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (14.79%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.53%) Relational Database
3 13 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (2.21%) Big Data
7 9 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (1.77%) SAP BW
8 8 (1.77%) MySQL
9 6 (1.32%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (1.10%) Data Mining
10 5 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.88%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.44%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 11 (2.43%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.32%) JIRA
3 4 (0.88%) Subversion
4 3 (0.66%) Hudson
5 2 (0.44%) Selenium
5 2 (0.44%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.22%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (0.22%) MSI
General
1 127 (28.04%) Finance
2 41 (9.05%) Marketing
3 19 (4.19%) Retail
3 19 (4.19%) Telecoms
3 19 (4.19%) Legal
4 13 (2.87%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.99%) German Language
6 8 (1.77%) Spanish Language
6 8 (1.77%) French Language
7 7 (1.55%) Advertising
7 7 (1.55%) Banking
8 5 (1.10%) General Ledger
9 4 (0.88%) Billing
9 4 (0.88%) Publishing
10 3 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.66%) Games
10 3 (0.66%) Law
11 2 (0.44%) Electronics
12 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 78 (17.22%) Consultant
2 67 (14.79%) Developer
3 60 (13.25%) Architect
4 51 (11.26%) Analyst
5 29 (6.40%) Project Manager
6 23 (5.08%) SAP Consultant
7 21 (4.64%) .NET Developer
8 20 (4.42%) Business Analyst
9 18 (3.97%) Technical Architect
10 16 (3.53%) Junior
10 16 (3.53%) Programme Manager
11 14 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
12 13 (2.87%) Business Manager
13 12 (2.65%) C# Developer
14 11 (2.43%) Test Manager
14 11 (2.43%) Tester
15 10 (2.21%) Business Architect
15 10 (2.21%) Service Manager
15 10 (2.21%) Business Development Manager
15 10 (2.21%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (11.92%) .NET
2 27 (5.96%) Web Services
2 27 (5.96%) CSS
3 26 (5.74%) HTML
4 19 (4.19%) XML
5 18 (3.97%) ASP.NET
6 17 (3.75%) jQuery
7 14 (3.09%) .NET Framework
8 13 (2.87%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (2.21%) CSS3
9 10 (2.21%) HTML5
10 8 (1.77%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (1.32%) JSON
11 6 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (1.32%) Ember.js
11 6 (1.32%) AngularJS
12 5 (1.10%) J2EE
12 5 (1.10%) LINQ
13 4 (0.88%) NHibernate
13 4 (0.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (7.06%) Management Information System
3 26 (5.74%) NHS
4 19 (4.19%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.65%) CESG
5 12 (2.65%) Mathematics
6 9 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.77%) CESG CLAS
7 8 (1.77%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.77%) User Experience
7 8 (1.77%) Social Media
8 7 (1.55%) RMADS
9 6 (1.32%) GIS
10 5 (1.10%) Open Source
10 5 (1.10%) Replication
11 4 (0.88%) Life Science
11 4 (0.88%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.66%) Data Extraction
13 2 (0.44%) FMCG
13 2 (0.44%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 30 (6.62%) Windows
2 10 (2.21%) Windows 7
3 7 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (1.32%) Linux
4 6 (1.32%) UNIX
4 6 (1.32%) Windows 8
5 4 (0.88%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (0.88%) Android
6 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.44%) SUSE
7 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.22%) AIX
8 1 (0.22%) HPUX
8 1 (0.22%) Solaris
8 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (21.41%) Project Management
2 87 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (15.67%) ITIL
4 65 (14.35%) PRINCE2
5 45 (9.93%) Service Delivery
6 42 (9.27%) Change Management
7 40 (8.83%) TOGAF
8 39 (8.61%) Service Management
9 35 (7.73%) Business Analysis
10 31 (6.84%) ERP
11 29 (6.40%) Business Development
12 26 (5.74%) Migration
13 25 (5.52%) CRM
13 25 (5.52%) Enterprise Architecture
14 24 (5.30%) MVC
15 23 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
16 22 (4.86%) People Management
16 22 (4.86%) Continuous Improvement
17 20 (4.42%) Line Management
18 19 (4.19%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 48 (10.60%) SQL
2 46 (10.15%) C#
3 31 (6.84%) JavaScript
4 13 (2.87%) C
5 12 (2.65%) VB.NET
6 10 (2.21%) PHP
6 10 (2.21%) Java
7 5 (1.10%) Python
7 5 (1.10%) ABAP
7 5 (1.10%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.88%) VB
9 3 (0.66%) Ruby
10 2 (0.44%) Perl
10 2 (0.44%) R
11 1 (0.22%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.22%) Winbatch
11 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.22%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.22%) C++
11 1 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 74 (16.34%) Degree
2 25 (5.52%) Security Cleared
3 21 (4.64%) ISEB
4 20 (4.42%) SC Cleared
5 14 (3.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 13 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (2.65%) MCP
8 9 (1.99%) MCSE
9 8 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (1.55%) MCSA
10 7 (1.55%) CISSP
10 7 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (1.32%) ISEB Practitioner
11 6 (1.32%) CCNA
11 6 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.88%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.88%) CISA
12 4 (0.88%) CISM
13 3 (0.66%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.44%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.74%) SLA
2 22 (4.86%) QA
3 13 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.10%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 8 (1.77%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.66%) XenApp
4 2 (0.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.44%) Firmware
4 2 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.22%) XenServer
5 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.22%) KVM
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.22%) Xen
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (1.99%) HP Quality Center
1 9 (1.99%) OpenView
2 8 (1.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.88%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.88%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.44%) SCCM
4 2 (0.44%) WSUS
4 2 (0.44%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.22%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.22%) Puppet
5 1 (0.22%) Ansible
5 1 (0.22%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.22%) SCOM
5 1 (0.22%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 96 (21.19%) Microsoft
2 36 (7.95%) SAP
3 35 (7.73%) Oracle
4 20 (4.42%) Salesforce.com
5 19 (4.19%) Cisco
6 18 (3.97%) Capita
7 17 (3.75%) HP
8 12 (2.65%) Citrix
9 9 (1.99%) VMware
10 8 (1.77%) BT
10 8 (1.77%) Twitter
10 8 (1.77%) SolarWinds
11 7 (1.55%) Business Objects
11 7 (1.55%) Lotus
12 5 (1.10%) F5
12 5 (1.10%) CheckPoint
13 4 (0.88%) Blue Coat
13 4 (0.88%) Mercator
13 4 (0.88%) IBM
13 4 (0.88%) CA
UK
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 minutes ago
Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000 per annum + benefits + car + bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Capita
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
360 Resourcing
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hammersmith And Fulham, London
Agilisys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hammersmith, London
Agilisys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hammersmith, London
Agilisys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
London Borough of Hounslow
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Circa £100K total package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £85000 - £120000 per annum + Circa £150K total package
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Leeds,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 + car + share ownership scheme + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candidate Source
Salary: £37,649 - £42,374 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + car, bous
Posted: 6 days ago
Livingston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £36000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northgate Public Services
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £33242.00 - £38511.00 per annum + Benefits, Pension
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £33000.00 - £38500.00 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £33242.00 - £38511.00 per annum + Benefits, Pension
Posted: 8 days ago