Period
to 13 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 6 months to 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government
UK > England
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 877 916 866
Rank change year-on-year +39 -50 +13
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 284 272 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the General category 0.38% 0.36% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 226 242 346
England median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £27,773 £26,250 £26,117
90th Percentile £72,500 £84,750 £76,250
UK median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year +6.67% +6.51% +3.05%

Local Government is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 74234 74893 90561
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.00% 42.67% 44.96%
Number of salaries quoted 55066 61466 73720
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% - -

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Local Government as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in England

Local Government
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Local Government in England.

Salary trend for Local Government in England

Local Government
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Local Government in England over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Local Government in England

Local Government
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the England region over the 6 months to 13 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -13 84 £55,000 -10.20% 13
South East +47 53 £41,316 +11.66% 9
Midlands +36 52 £51,000 +28.09% 3
North of England +3 51 £55,000 +4.76% 11
West Midlands +18 35 £52,500 - 3
Yorkshire +25 34 £54,624 -15.96% 4
South West +12 27 £42,500 +21.43% 2
East Midlands +37 17 £37,500 +48.60%
North West -26 15 £63,750 +59.38% 6
East of England +13 13 £40,000 +22.05% 3
North East - 2 £51,250 - 1
Local Government
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT jobs citing Local Government also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 86 (30.28%) Finance
2 82 (28.87%) Microsoft
3 58 (20.42%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (19.72%) .NET
5 50 (17.61%) ITIL
6 48 (16.90%) SQL
7 43 (15.14%) Degree
8 42 (14.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 41 (14.44%) C#
10 40 (14.08%) Management Information System
11 37 (13.03%) Continuous Improvement
12 36 (12.68%) Microsoft Azure
13 35 (12.32%) SQL Server
14 34 (11.97%) ASP.NET
14 34 (11.97%) PRINCE2
15 33 (11.62%) Migration
16 28 (9.86%) VMware
16 28 (9.86%) Project Management
16 28 (9.86%) CRM
17 26 (9.15%) HTML
18 25 (8.80%) JavaScript
18 25 (8.80%) Business Analysis
19 24 (8.45%) Web Development
19 24 (8.45%) Web Services
19 24 (8.45%) Windows
19 24 (8.45%) UML
19 24 (8.45%) Service Delivery
20 23 (8.10%) Business Intelligence
20 23 (8.10%) Enterprise Software
21 21 (7.39%) Open Source

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.46%) IIS
2 6 (2.11%) CMS
2 6 (2.11%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.11%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.06%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.06%) WordPress
6 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.70%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.35%) Confluence
7 1 (0.35%) DNN
7 1 (0.35%) Drupal
7 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.35%) Moodle
7 1 (0.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (3.52%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.70%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.70%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.35%) Steinberg Cubase
Business Applications
1 15 (5.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.76%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (1.76%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (1.06%) OPENHousing
3 3 (1.06%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.35%) Aareon QL
4 1 (0.35%) Kypera Housing
4 1 (0.35%) MIS ActiveH
4 1 (0.35%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.35%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.35%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.35%) SAP ECC
Cloud Services
1 36 (12.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (6.69%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (5.63%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (3.17%) Office 365
5 8 (2.82%) Azure Data Factory
5 8 (2.82%) SaaS
6 4 (1.41%) IaaS
7 2 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.35%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.11%) Internet
2 5 (1.76%) SAN
3 4 (1.41%) DNS
3 4 (1.41%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.41%) Unified Communications
3 4 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.06%) DHCP
4 3 (1.06%) Firewall
4 3 (1.06%) Skype
4 3 (1.06%) Wireless
5 2 (0.70%) LAN
5 2 (0.70%) Network Security
5 2 (0.70%) VPN
6 1 (0.35%) HTTP
6 1 (0.35%) MPLS
6 1 (0.35%) SNMP
6 1 (0.35%) VLAN
6 1 (0.35%) VoIP
6 1 (0.35%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (12.32%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.23%) BusinessObjects
3 11 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (3.52%) Power BI
5 8 (2.82%) Big Data
5 8 (2.82%) Data Lake
5 8 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.76%) SAP BW
7 4 (1.41%) GIS
7 4 (1.41%) MS Access
7 4 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.06%) MySQL
8 3 (1.06%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.06%) SAP HANA
9 2 (0.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (0.70%) Geospatial Data
9 2 (0.70%) Lumira
10 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.82%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.76%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (0.70%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (0.70%) Gradle
5 1 (0.35%) Ant
5 1 (0.35%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.35%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.35%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.35%) JIRA
5 1 (0.35%) Maven
5 1 (0.35%) NUnit
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.35%) Subversion
General
1 86 (30.28%) Finance
2 20 (7.04%) Retail
3 16 (5.63%) Manufacturing
4 11 (3.87%) Back Office
4 11 (3.87%) Legal
4 11 (3.87%) Marketing
5 7 (2.46%) Law
6 5 (1.76%) Banking
7 4 (1.41%) Advertising
8 3 (1.06%) Front Office
9 2 (0.70%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 57 (20.07%) Developer
2 45 (15.85%) Consultant
3 38 (13.38%) Architect
4 34 (11.97%) Analyst
5 25 (8.80%) Project Manager
6 22 (7.75%) ICT Manager
7 21 (7.39%) Senior Architect
8 19 (6.69%) .NET Developer
9 18 (6.34%) IT Manager
10 17 (5.99%) Cloud Architect
11 16 (5.63%) AWS Architect
11 16 (5.63%) AWS Consultant
11 16 (5.63%) Cloud Consultant
11 16 (5.63%) Senior Consultant
11 16 (5.63%) Web Architect
11 16 (5.63%) Web Consultant
12 15 (5.28%) Senior Developer
13 12 (4.23%) CRM Developer
13 12 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 12 (4.23%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (19.72%) .NET
2 34 (11.97%) ASP.NET
3 26 (9.15%) HTML
4 24 (8.45%) Web Services
5 16 (5.63%) Middleware
6 13 (4.58%) Ajax
6 13 (4.58%) XML
6 13 (4.58%) XSL
7 10 (3.52%) CSS
8 7 (2.46%) .NET Framework
9 6 (2.11%) Entity Framework
9 6 (2.11%) HTML5
10 5 (1.76%) REST
11 4 (1.41%) AngularJS
11 4 (1.41%) jQuery
12 3 (1.06%) CSS3
12 3 (1.06%) WCF
13 2 (0.70%) Backbone.js
13 2 (0.70%) KnockoutJS
13 2 (0.70%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.08%) Management Information System
2 23 (8.10%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (4.58%) Virtual Team
4 12 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.87%) Data Centre
5 11 (3.87%) Driving Licence
5 11 (3.87%) NHS
6 8 (2.82%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.11%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.41%) CESG
8 4 (1.41%) User Experience
9 3 (1.06%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.70%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.70%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.70%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.70%) Robotics
11 1 (0.35%) Digital Signage
11 1 (0.35%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.45%) Windows
2 18 (6.34%) Windows Server
3 8 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.41%) Linux
5 4 (1.41%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.06%) Android
6 3 (1.06%) Unix
7 2 (0.70%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.70%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.35%) AIX
8 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (20.42%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (17.61%) ITIL
3 42 (14.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (13.03%) Continuous Improvement
5 34 (11.97%) PRINCE2
6 33 (11.62%) Migration
7 28 (9.86%) CRM
7 28 (9.86%) Project Management
8 25 (8.80%) Business Analysis
9 24 (8.45%) Service Delivery
9 24 (8.45%) UML
9 24 (8.45%) Web Development
10 23 (8.10%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (7.39%) Open Source
12 19 (6.69%) DevOps
12 19 (6.69%) Performance Management
13 18 (6.34%) Service Management
13 18 (6.34%) Use Case
14 17 (5.99%) Information Security
14 17 (5.99%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (16.90%) SQL
2 41 (14.44%) C#
3 25 (8.80%) JavaScript
4 9 (3.17%) Java
4 9 (3.17%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.76%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.41%) C
6 4 (1.41%) PHP
7 3 (1.06%) C++
7 3 (1.06%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.70%) X++
9 1 (0.35%) Python
9 1 (0.35%) R
9 1 (0.35%) Ruby
9 1 (0.35%) Scala
9 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 43 (15.14%) Degree
2 20 (7.04%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.58%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.76%) MCP
5 5 (1.76%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.41%) CCNA
6 4 (1.41%) CHECK Team Leader
6 4 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.41%) CREST Certified
6 4 (1.41%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.41%) MCITP
6 4 (1.41%) MCSE
6 4 (1.41%) OSCP
6 4 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.06%) CISSP
8 2 (0.70%) CCNP
8 2 (0.70%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.23%) SLA
2 9 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 8 (2.82%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.76%) QA
5 4 (1.41%) COBIT
5 4 (1.41%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.41%) WCAG
6 2 (0.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.35%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (4.93%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.46%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.70%) Terminal Server
4 2 (0.70%) XenApp
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.35%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.35%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.06%) SCCM
2 1 (0.35%) Ansible
2 1 (0.35%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.35%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.35%) Nessus
2 1 (0.35%) Netcool
2 1 (0.35%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 1 (0.35%) OpenVAS
2 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.35%) Puppet
2 1 (0.35%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.35%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 82 (28.87%) Microsoft
2 28 (9.86%) VMware
3 18 (6.34%) Oracle
4 17 (5.99%) Capita
4 17 (5.99%) Google
5 16 (5.63%) Rackspace
6 11 (3.87%) Civica
7 9 (3.17%) Cisco
8 7 (2.46%) SAP
9 6 (2.11%) CA
10 5 (1.76%) Citrix
11 4 (1.41%) Sitecore
12 3 (1.06%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.06%) Juniper
12 3 (1.06%) Northgate
12 3 (1.06%) Palo Alto
13 2 (0.70%) Apple
13 2 (0.70%) F5
13 2 (0.70%) McAfee
13 2 (0.70%) Symantec