Period
to 22 April 2019

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 22 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government
UK > England
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 723 888 849
Rank change year-on-year +165 -39 -44
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 359 292 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the General category 0.67% 0.42% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 290 232 241
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% +26.67%
10th Percentile £25,725 £21,025 £24,482
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +26.71%

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 53,354 69,464 66,998
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.79% 41.82% 41.52%
Number of salaries quoted 40,528 54,788 54,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 22 April 2019.

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 22 April 2019. 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 +85 97 £45,500 +1.11% 12
South East +55 69 £47,500 +26.67% 1
North of England +35 69 £67,500 +35.00% 5
South West +62 60 £38,057 +9.95% 1
North West +60 40 £50,000 -23.08% 2
East of England +71 36 £36,386 +11.96% 3
Yorkshire -14 28 £70,000 +75.00% 3
Midlands +11 18 £50,000 +7.01% 2
West Midlands +8 17 £50,000 +8.82%
East Midlands +16 1 £35,000 -53.33% 2
North East - 1 £46,192 -
Local Government
UK

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, 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.

1 132 (36.77%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (28.97%) Finance
3 95 (26.46%) Microsoft
4 73 (20.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 72 (20.06%) Management Information System
5 72 (20.06%) SQL Server
6 68 (18.94%) DevOps
7 67 (18.66%) Degree
8 66 (18.38%) SQL
9 57 (15.88%) Problem-Solving
10 56 (15.60%) Retail
11 55 (15.32%) Project Management
11 55 (15.32%) Oracle
12 53 (14.76%) Requirements Analysis
13 50 (13.93%) Google
13 50 (13.93%) VMware
13 50 (13.93%) Manufacturing
14 49 (13.65%) Microsoft Azure
15 48 (13.37%) Use Case
16 47 (13.09%) Migration
16 47 (13.09%) Scrum
17 43 (11.98%) Security Cleared
18 40 (11.14%) PRINCE2
19 38 (10.58%) Business Intelligence
19 38 (10.58%) UML
19 38 (10.58%) Enterprise Software
20 36 (10.03%) Self-Motivation
21 35 (9.75%) Mentoring
21 35 (9.75%) ITIL
22 34 (9.47%) Service Design

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 17 (4.74%) Confluence
2 5 (1.39%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.11%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.84%) IIS
5 2 (0.56%) Drupal
5 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.56%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 21 (5.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (4.74%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (4.46%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (3.90%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (3.34%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (3.34%) Oracle Payroll
3 5 (1.39%) Unit4 Business World
4 4 (1.11%) Northgate Housing
4 4 (1.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.56%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.56%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (0.56%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.28%) iTrent
6 1 (0.28%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.28%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 49 (13.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (8.36%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (8.36%) Google Cloud Platform
3 13 (3.62%) Office 365
4 7 (1.95%) SaaS
5 6 (1.67%) Google Analytics
6 5 (1.39%) PaaS
7 4 (1.11%) G Suite
8 1 (0.28%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.28%) IaaS
8 1 (0.28%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.90%) Internet
2 12 (3.34%) Firewall
3 6 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (1.67%) VPN
4 5 (1.39%) Cisco Firepower
4 5 (1.39%) LAN
4 5 (1.39%) WAN
5 4 (1.11%) Cisco Wireless
5 4 (1.11%) MPLS
5 4 (1.11%) Network Security
5 4 (1.11%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (1.11%) Wireless
6 3 (0.84%) BGP
6 3 (0.84%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (0.84%) EIGRP
6 3 (0.84%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (0.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (0.84%) NX-OS
6 3 (0.84%) OSPF
6 3 (0.84%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (20.06%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.69%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (6.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (6.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (5.85%) Power BI
5 21 (5.85%) QlikView
6 20 (5.57%) BusinessObjects
6 20 (5.57%) Data Mining
7 19 (5.29%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 18 (5.01%) Qlik Sense
9 17 (4.74%) Big Data
9 17 (4.74%) GIS
10 11 (3.06%) Geospatial Data
10 11 (3.06%) Oracle BI EE
11 10 (2.79%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (2.23%) Relational Database
13 7 (1.95%) RDBMS
14 5 (1.39%) Electronic Patient Records
15 4 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
15 4 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (5.01%) JIRA
2 17 (4.74%) Bitbucket
3 15 (4.18%) JSUnit
3 15 (4.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (1.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.11%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (0.84%) NUnit
7 1 (0.28%) Ant
7 1 (0.28%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.28%) MSTest
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.28%) Selenium
7 1 (0.28%) Subversion
7 1 (0.28%) Zephyr
General
1 104 (28.97%) Finance
2 56 (15.60%) Retail
3 50 (13.93%) Manufacturing
4 25 (6.96%) Marketing
4 25 (6.96%) Telecoms
5 18 (5.01%) Electronics
6 6 (1.67%) Law
6 6 (1.67%) Legal
7 2 (0.56%) German Language
8 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.28%) Back Office
8 1 (0.28%) Billing
8 1 (0.28%) Military
8 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 76 (21.17%) Consultant
2 58 (16.16%) Analyst
3 45 (12.53%) Project Manager
4 40 (11.14%) Architect
5 33 (9.19%) Developer
6 32 (8.91%) Cloud Architect
7 30 (8.36%) Cloud Consultant
8 29 (8.08%) AWS Architect
8 29 (8.08%) AWS Consultant
8 29 (8.08%) Web Architect
8 29 (8.08%) Web Consultant
9 21 (5.85%) Support Analyst
10 19 (5.29%) .NET Developer
11 18 (5.01%) C# Developer
12 17 (4.74%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 15 (4.18%) C# .NET Developer
13 15 (4.18%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
14 14 (3.90%) Applications Support
15 13 (3.62%) Support Consultant
16 12 (3.34%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (9.19%) Web Services
2 32 (8.91%) Middleware
3 29 (8.08%) .NET
4 25 (6.96%) ASP.NET
5 22 (6.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (4.18%) Node.js
7 5 (1.39%) AngularJS
7 5 (1.39%) Spring
8 4 (1.11%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (1.11%) HTML
8 4 (1.11%) J2EE
8 4 (1.11%) Kafka
8 4 (1.11%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (1.11%) REST
9 3 (0.84%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.84%) CSS
9 3 (0.84%) Entity Framework
9 3 (0.84%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.56%) COM
10 2 (0.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 72 (20.06%) Management Information System
2 38 (10.58%) Enterprise Software
3 36 (10.03%) Self-Motivation
4 30 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (6.41%) NHS
6 14 (3.90%) Internet of Things
7 9 (2.51%) Data Centre
8 8 (2.23%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.11%) Robotics
9 4 (1.11%) Tandem
10 3 (0.84%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.84%) User Experience
11 2 (0.56%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.56%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.56%) Smart City
11 2 (0.56%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.28%) Fintech
12 1 (0.28%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.28%) PMI
12 1 (0.28%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.01%) Windows
2 11 (3.06%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (0.84%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.56%) Unix
5 2 (0.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (36.77%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (20.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 68 (18.94%) DevOps
4 57 (15.88%) Problem-Solving
5 55 (15.32%) Project Management
6 53 (14.76%) Requirements Analysis
7 48 (13.37%) Use Case
8 47 (13.09%) Migration
8 47 (13.09%) Scrum
9 40 (11.14%) PRINCE2
10 38 (10.58%) Business Intelligence
10 38 (10.58%) UML
11 35 (9.75%) ITIL
11 35 (9.75%) Mentoring
12 34 (9.47%) Service Design
13 32 (8.91%) Open Source
13 32 (8.91%) SOA
14 30 (8.36%) Business Analysis
15 29 (8.08%) Analytics
16 28 (7.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 66 (18.38%) SQL
2 30 (8.36%) C#
2 30 (8.36%) Java
2 30 (8.36%) T-SQL
3 27 (7.52%) C
4 18 (5.01%) PL/SQL
5 9 (2.51%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.11%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.84%) R
7 3 (0.84%) TypeScript
8 2 (0.56%) Python
9 1 (0.28%) C++
9 1 (0.28%) ES6
9 1 (0.28%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.28%) Perl
9 1 (0.28%) VB
9 1 (0.28%) VBA
9 1 (0.28%) XPath
Qualifications
1 67 (18.66%) Degree
2 43 (11.98%) Security Cleared
3 25 (6.96%) SC Cleared
4 16 (4.46%) DBS Check
5 11 (3.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (1.67%) CCNP
6 6 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (1.39%) PMP
8 4 (1.11%) APMP
8 4 (1.11%) CISM
8 4 (1.11%) CISMP
9 3 (0.84%) CISSP
9 3 (0.84%) ISACA
9 3 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.56%) CCIE
10 2 (0.56%) MCP
10 2 (0.56%) MCSE
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.18%) SLA
2 13 (3.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 10 (2.79%) GDPR
5 8 (2.23%) PCI DSS
5 8 (2.23%) PMO
6 6 (1.67%) COBIT
7 5 (1.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 5 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (1.11%) Data Quality
8 4 (1.11%) QA
9 3 (0.84%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.28%) MiFID
10 1 (0.28%) P3O
System Software
1 15 (4.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.95%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.84%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.28%) Docker
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (1.95%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (1.39%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.84%) CASB
3 3 (0.84%) Nessus
3 3 (0.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (0.56%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (0.28%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 95 (26.46%) Microsoft
2 55 (15.32%) Oracle
3 50 (13.93%) Google
3 50 (13.93%) VMware
4 29 (8.08%) Rackspace
5 25 (6.96%) SAP
6 14 (3.90%) Cisco
7 13 (3.62%) Veeam
8 10 (2.79%) Atlassian
8 10 (2.79%) CheckPoint
8 10 (2.79%) Citrix
9 7 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.67%) Capita
10 6 (1.67%) Northgate
10 6 (1.67%) Symantec
11 5 (1.39%) Civica
12 3 (0.84%) IronPort
12 3 (0.84%) SolarWinds
12 3 (0.84%) Trend Micro
12 3 (0.84%) Twitter