Period
to 13 December 2018

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 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government
UK > England
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 816 890 930
Rank change year-on-year +74 +40 -54
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 306 283 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the General category 0.51% 0.38% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 261 225 244
England median annual salary £45,000 £48,000 £44,292
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +8.37% +10.73%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,728 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £84,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%

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 59,733 74,112 74,530
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.25% 44.04% 42.71%
Number of salaries quoted 46,328 54,928 61,192
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,498 £30,000 £29,146
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% +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 2018.

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 2018. 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 +81 102 £52,987 -3.66% 14
South East +28 60 £45,000 +8.92% 13
North of England +43 53 £45,000 -23.40% 24
North West +42 40 £45,000 -29.41% 14
South West +23 37 £38,057 -10.45% 10
East of England +46 27 £42,000 +5.00% 7
Midlands +6 20 £49,083 -2.81% 8
West Midlands +1 17 £49,083 -6.51% 8
Yorkshire +17 13 £65,000 +10.99% 9
East Midlands +8 3 £66,000 +76.00%
Local Government
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT jobs citing Local Government also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 92 (30.07%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (26.14%) Finance
3 59 (19.28%) ITIL
3 59 (19.28%) Microsoft
4 52 (16.99%) Retail
4 52 (16.99%) Degree
5 51 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 49 (16.01%) Project Management
7 47 (15.36%) SQL
8 41 (13.40%) Stakeholder Management
8 41 (13.40%) Problem-Solving
9 38 (12.42%) Analytics
10 36 (11.76%) Security Cleared
11 35 (11.44%) SQL Server
12 34 (11.11%) Windows
12 34 (11.11%) Information Security
13 30 (9.80%) PRINCE2
14 28 (9.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 28 (9.15%) Microsoft Azure
15 26 (8.50%) Office 365
15 26 (8.50%) Web Services
16 24 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
16 24 (7.84%) Google
16 24 (7.84%) Self-Motivation
16 24 (7.84%) GDPR
17 23 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
17 23 (7.52%) SaaS
17 23 (7.52%) VMware
18 21 (6.86%) Amazon AWS
18 21 (6.86%) Requirements Analysis

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 12 (3.92%) Confluence
2 9 (2.94%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.98%) NetWeaver
3 3 (0.98%) SAP Portal
4 2 (0.65%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.33%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 19 (6.21%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (4.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (3.92%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.98%) SAP HCM
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle Payroll
3 2 (0.65%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.33%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.33%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.33%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 28 (9.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (8.50%) Office 365
3 23 (7.52%) SaaS
4 21 (6.86%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
6 12 (3.92%) PaaS
7 11 (3.59%) IaaS
8 5 (1.63%) G Suite
9 3 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.98%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.33%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.33%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.90%) Wireless
2 11 (3.59%) LAN
3 9 (2.94%) Ethernet
4 7 (2.29%) Firewall
4 7 (2.29%) WAN
5 6 (1.96%) Network Security
6 5 (1.63%) DHCP
6 5 (1.63%) DNS
6 5 (1.63%) Intranet
7 4 (1.31%) Internet
7 4 (1.31%) Unified Communications
7 4 (1.31%) VLAN
8 3 (0.98%) Cisco Firepower
8 3 (0.98%) iSCSI
8 3 (0.98%) SSL
9 2 (0.65%) Broadband
9 2 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.65%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (0.65%) VPN
10 1 (0.33%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (11.44%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.25%) Power BI
2 13 (4.25%) QlikView
2 13 (4.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (3.92%) Data Mining
3 12 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (3.59%) BusinessObjects
5 10 (3.27%) Big Data
6 7 (2.29%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 7 (2.29%) Qlik Sense
7 6 (1.96%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.63%) Electronic Patient Records
9 4 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.31%) Spotfire
10 3 (0.98%) DB2
10 3 (0.98%) MaxDB
10 3 (0.98%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (5.56%) JIRA
2 12 (3.92%) Bitbucket
3 6 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (0.65%) NUnit
5 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 80 (26.14%) Finance
2 52 (16.99%) Retail
3 19 (6.21%) Manufacturing
4 15 (4.90%) Telecoms
5 14 (4.58%) Marketing
6 9 (2.94%) Back Office
7 8 (2.61%) Law
8 5 (1.63%) Military
9 3 (0.98%) Advertising
9 3 (0.98%) Banking
9 3 (0.98%) Electronics
10 2 (0.65%) Legal
11 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (14.71%) Consultant
2 44 (14.38%) Analyst
3 36 (11.76%) Developer
4 28 (9.15%) Architect
5 23 (7.52%) Project Manager
6 16 (5.23%) Service Manager
7 15 (4.90%) Cloud Architect
7 15 (4.90%) Support Analyst
8 14 (4.58%) AWS Architect
8 14 (4.58%) AWS Consultant
8 14 (4.58%) Cloud Consultant
8 14 (4.58%) Web Architect
8 14 (4.58%) Web Consultant
9 9 (2.94%) Applications Support
9 9 (2.94%) Implementation Analyst
9 9 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (2.94%) Software Developer
9 9 (2.94%) Software Manager
9 9 (2.94%) Support Consultant
10 8 (2.61%) Head of ICT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (8.50%) Web Services
2 18 (5.88%) .NET
3 15 (4.90%) ASP.NET
4 14 (4.58%) Middleware
5 10 (3.27%) XML
6 9 (2.94%) 802.1X
7 7 (2.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (1.96%) CSS
8 6 (1.96%) Hibernate
8 6 (1.96%) HTML
8 6 (1.96%) Spring
8 6 (1.96%) XSL
9 5 (1.63%) jQuery
10 4 (1.31%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (1.31%) JAXB
10 4 (1.31%) JAX-WS
10 4 (1.31%) JSON
10 4 (1.31%) Lucene
10 4 (1.31%) RESTful
10 4 (1.31%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 51 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 24 (7.84%) Self-Motivation
3 23 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (6.54%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (6.54%) NHS
5 16 (5.23%) User Experience
6 6 (1.96%) BBC
6 6 (1.96%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.63%) Robotics
7 5 (1.63%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.31%) Augmented Reality
8 4 (1.31%) Internet of Things
8 4 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.65%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.65%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.65%) New Media
9 2 (0.65%) Social Media
10 1 (0.33%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.33%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 34 (11.11%) Windows
2 16 (5.23%) Windows Server
3 10 (3.27%) Linux
3 10 (3.27%) Unix
4 4 (1.31%) Windows 10
4 4 (1.31%) Windows 2000
4 4 (1.31%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.98%) AIX
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (30.07%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (19.28%) ITIL
3 49 (16.01%) Project Management
4 41 (13.40%) Problem-Solving
4 41 (13.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (12.42%) Analytics
6 34 (11.11%) Information Security
7 30 (9.80%) PRINCE2
8 24 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (6.86%) Requirements Analysis
10 20 (6.54%) DevOps
10 20 (6.54%) Scrum
10 20 (6.54%) Service Management
10 20 (6.54%) UML
11 19 (6.21%) Migration
12 18 (5.88%) Collaborative Working
12 18 (5.88%) MVC
12 18 (5.88%) Use Case
12 18 (5.88%) Waterfall
13 17 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 47 (15.36%) SQL
2 18 (5.88%) C#
3 12 (3.92%) Java
4 11 (3.59%) T-SQL
5 9 (2.94%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.96%) XPath
7 4 (1.31%) C
7 4 (1.31%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.31%) VBA
8 3 (0.98%) ANSI SQL
8 3 (0.98%) Python
9 2 (0.65%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.65%) R
10 1 (0.33%) C++
10 1 (0.33%) Perl
10 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 52 (16.99%) Degree
2 36 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 20 (6.54%) SC Cleared
4 13 (4.25%) CISM
5 12 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (2.94%) CISA
6 9 (2.94%) CISSP
7 8 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.96%) ISACA
8 6 (1.96%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 5 (1.63%) CCNP
9 5 (1.63%) GIAC
9 5 (1.63%) SANS
10 4 (1.31%) APMP
10 4 (1.31%) CESG Certified Professional
10 4 (1.31%) CISMP
10 4 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (1.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (1.31%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.98%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (7.84%) GDPR
3 15 (4.90%) SLA
4 12 (3.92%) PCI DSS
5 11 (3.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 9 (2.94%) COBIT
7 8 (2.61%) PMO
8 5 (1.63%) QA
9 3 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.98%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.98%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.33%) MiFID
System Software
1 16 (5.23%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.31%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.98%) Terminal Server
4 3 (0.98%) XenApp
4 3 (0.98%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (1.96%) SCCM
2 3 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.65%) RSA Security Analytics
4 1 (0.33%) Nessus
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 59 (19.28%) Microsoft
2 24 (7.84%) Google
3 23 (7.52%) VMware
4 20 (6.54%) Cisco
5 17 (5.56%) SAP
6 14 (4.58%) Rackspace
7 13 (4.25%) Oracle
8 10 (3.27%) Citrix
9 9 (2.94%) Aruba
9 9 (2.94%) HP
9 9 (2.94%) NETGEAR
9 9 (2.94%) Ruckus Wireless
10 7 (2.29%) Tableau
11 6 (1.96%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.63%) Atlassian
12 5 (1.63%) BT
13 4 (1.31%) Cognos
13 4 (1.31%) MicroStrategy
14 3 (0.98%) F5
14 3 (0.98%) Symantec