Local Government Jobs in England

Local Government (Local Authority, Local Council)
UK > England

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 19 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
19 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 317 320 514
Rank change year-on-year +3 +194 +60
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 761 905 873
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.88% 1.02% 0.64%
As % of the General category 1.49% 1.50% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 523 378 369
10th Percentile £26,000 £33,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £33,750 £39,957 £35,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £39,870 £49,450 £45,250
Median % change year-on-year -19.37% +9.28% +0.56%
75th Percentile £52,500 £67,483 £62,817
90th Percentile £69,900 £75,330 £73,761
UK median annual salary £39,882 £50,000 £45,183
% change year-on-year -20.24% +10.66% +0.41%

All General Skills
England

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 51,151 60,373 87,605
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 59.13% 68.19% 64.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35,748 32,941 45,164
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £43,750 £43,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% - +4.35%
75th Percentile £72,500 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £105,000 £100,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in England

Local Government
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Local Government in England.

Salary trend for Local Government in England

Local Government
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Local Government in England over the 6 months to 19 May 2024.

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 19 May 2024. 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
Jobs
London +28 210 £48,831 -18.62% 131
North of England -37 161 £33,911 -14.15% 113
Midlands -2 147 £35,000 -44.00% 66
South East +60 123 £40,400 -23.05% 101
West Midlands +42 115 £34,995 -49.56% 37
North West 0 91 £33,250 -24.47% 45
South West -16 59 £39,316 -12.14% 53
East of England +6 58 £42,500 -8.60% 63
Yorkshire -6 51 £33,911 -11.07% 52
East Midlands -45 32 £37,500 -19.32% 30
North East -12 19 £38,750 +3.47% 18
Local Government
UK

Local Government
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 30 (3.94%) SharePoint
2 28 (3.68%) Apache
3 25 (3.29%) IIS
4 24 (3.15%) Tomcat
5 12 (1.58%) Microsoft Exchange
6 9 (1.18%) ArcGIS
7 5 (0.66%) CMS
8 3 (0.39%) Totara
9 1 (0.13%) Confluence
9 1 (0.13%) Drupal
Applications
1 53 (6.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 52 (6.83%) AutoCAD
3 48 (6.31%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (1.18%) Revit
5 8 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 75 (9.86%) NEC Housing
2 6 (0.79%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.13%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 70 (9.20%) Azure
2 64 (8.41%) Microsoft 365
3 62 (8.15%) Power Platform
4 28 (3.68%) AWS
5 27 (3.55%) dbt
6 25 (3.29%) Entra ID
6 25 (3.29%) SaaS
7 22 (2.89%) Azure DevOps
8 16 (2.10%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 16 (2.10%) Azure Monitor
8 16 (2.10%) Azure Service Bus
9 6 (0.79%) PowerApps
10 5 (0.66%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.66%) Google Tag Manager
10 5 (0.66%) Google Workspace
10 5 (0.66%) Power Automate
11 4 (0.53%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.53%) OCI
12 3 (0.39%) Siteimprove
12 3 (0.39%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.23%) Firewall
2 16 (2.10%) Wireless
3 11 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (1.18%) LAN
5 7 (0.92%) SMS
6 6 (0.79%) Internet
6 6 (0.79%) Intranet
6 6 (0.79%) MPLS
6 6 (0.79%) SD-WAN
6 6 (0.79%) WAN
7 5 (0.66%) VPN
8 4 (0.53%) Network Security
8 4 (0.53%) TETRA
9 3 (0.39%) Broadband
9 3 (0.39%) DNS
10 2 (0.26%) DHCP
11 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.13%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (9.59%) SQL Server
2 50 (6.57%) Oracle Database
3 46 (6.04%) Power BI
4 35 (4.60%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (2.89%) GIS
6 22 (2.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 21 (2.76%) Oracle Database 12c
8 18 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (1.84%) Relational Database
10 13 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (1.31%) Tableau
12 9 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
12 9 (1.18%) Semantic Layer
12 9 (1.18%) Spatial Data
13 8 (1.05%) Geospatial Data
14 7 (0.92%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 7 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (0.53%) Redis
15 4 (0.53%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 7 (0.92%) Git
1 7 (0.92%) JIRA
1 7 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 7 (0.92%) Visual Studio
2 5 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (0.53%) RSpec
4 3 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.39%) Selenium
4 3 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 276 (36.27%) Social Skills
2 231 (30.35%) Finance
3 199 (26.15%) Public Sector
4 127 (16.69%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 81 (10.64%) Legal
6 80 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
7 75 (9.86%) Police
8 61 (8.02%) Presentation Skills
9 59 (7.75%) Back Office
10 49 (6.44%) Telecoms
11 48 (6.31%) Retail
12 39 (5.12%) Organisational Skills
13 37 (4.86%) Marketing
14 32 (4.20%) Billing
14 32 (4.20%) Fire and Rescue
15 27 (3.55%) Digital Economy
16 12 (1.58%) Influencing Skills
17 8 (1.05%) Law
17 8 (1.05%) Social Housing
18 7 (0.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 87 (11.43%) Analyst
2 68 (8.94%) Senior
3 67 (8.80%) Lead
4 48 (6.31%) Coordinator
4 48 (6.31%) Project Manager
5 39 (5.12%) Technical Coordinator
6 32 (4.20%) Administrator
6 32 (4.20%) Audit Manager
7 30 (3.94%) Applications Support
8 26 (3.42%) IT Technician
9 24 (3.15%) Development Manager
10 22 (2.89%) Developer
11 21 (2.76%) Data Analyst
11 21 (2.76%) DBA
11 21 (2.76%) Oracle DBA
11 21 (2.76%) PostgreSQL DBA
12 16 (2.10%) Technical Manager
13 15 (1.97%) Team Leader
14 14 (1.84%) Senior Manager
15 13 (1.71%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (4.73%) Web Services
2 25 (3.29%) .NET
3 17 (2.23%) .NET Core
4 9 (1.18%) CSS
4 9 (1.18%) HTML
4 9 (1.18%) Ruby on Rails
5 8 (1.05%) REST
6 6 (0.79%) JSON
6 6 (0.79%) XML
7 5 (0.66%) RESTful
7 5 (0.66%) SOAP
8 4 (0.53%) Sidekiq
9 2 (0.26%) TAPI
10 1 (0.13%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.13%) jQuery
10 1 (0.13%) Node.js
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 81 (10.64%) Housing Association
2 73 (9.59%) Self-Motivation
3 50 (6.57%) Management Information System
4 48 (6.31%) NHS
5 47 (6.18%) Driving Licence
6 38 (4.99%) Social Media
7 29 (3.81%) Onboarding
8 25 (3.29%) Public Cloud
9 21 (2.76%) CCTV
10 20 (2.63%) Renewable Energy
11 13 (1.71%) Blog
12 12 (1.58%) PACS
12 12 (1.58%) Smartcard
13 11 (1.45%) Educational Technology
14 8 (1.05%) Acoustics
15 7 (0.92%) Freedom of Information
16 6 (0.79%) Data Centre
16 6 (0.79%) IoT
16 6 (0.79%) Legacy Systems
17 5 (0.66%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 49 (6.44%) Unix
2 47 (6.18%) Windows
3 30 (3.94%) Linux
4 24 (3.15%) Solaris
5 6 (0.79%) Windows 10
6 5 (0.66%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.39%) Android
7 3 (0.39%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.26%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.26%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.13%) VMS
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (18.66%) Agile
2 118 (15.51%) Problem-Solving
3 100 (13.14%) Project Management
4 86 (11.30%) Customer Service
5 68 (8.94%) Business Development
6 67 (8.80%) Continuous Improvement
7 58 (7.62%) Coaching
7 58 (7.62%) Time Management
8 57 (7.49%) Mathematics
9 50 (6.57%) Business Intelligence
10 49 (6.44%) ITIL
10 49 (6.44%) Service Management
11 48 (6.31%) Performance Management
11 48 (6.31%) Thought Leadership
12 46 (6.04%) Project Delivery
13 43 (5.65%) People Management
14 42 (5.52%) Data Analysis
15 41 (5.39%) Collaborative Working
15 41 (5.39%) Line Management
16 39 (5.12%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 59 (7.75%) SQL
2 29 (3.81%) C#
3 24 (3.15%) Shell Script
4 20 (2.63%) Python
5 16 (2.10%) Bicep
6 12 (1.58%) PL/SQL
7 11 (1.45%) JavaScript
8 10 (1.31%) Java
8 10 (1.31%) Ruby
9 8 (1.05%) T-SQL
10 5 (0.66%) R
11 4 (0.53%) SPARQL
12 2 (0.26%) C
12 2 (0.26%) Data Analysis Expressions
13 1 (0.13%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 172 (22.60%) Degree
2 69 (9.07%) Security Cleared
3 61 (8.02%) HND
4 52 (6.83%) HNC
5 44 (5.78%) DBS Check
6 33 (4.34%) ACCA
7 21 (2.76%) Oracle Certification
8 14 (1.84%) SC Cleared
9 12 (1.58%) A+ Certification
10 11 (1.45%) Network+ Certification
11 10 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (0.92%) Master's Degree
13 6 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
13 6 (0.79%) MCP
14 5 (0.66%) Azure Certification
15 4 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
16 3 (0.39%) CCNP
16 3 (0.39%) PMP
16 3 (0.39%) Six Sigma Green Belt
17 2 (0.26%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (8.15%) Accessibility
2 31 (4.07%) GAAP
2 31 (4.07%) IFRS
3 24 (3.15%) QA
4 22 (2.89%) Data Quality
5 11 (1.45%) GDPR
6 8 (1.05%) Cyber Essentials
7 7 (0.92%) NEBOSH
8 6 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 5 (0.66%) PMO
9 5 (0.66%) SLA
10 3 (0.39%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (0.26%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
11 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 17025
11 2 (0.26%) NIST
12 1 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.13%) COBIT
12 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 45 (5.91%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.05%) Docker
3 6 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.66%) Firmware
5 3 (0.39%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.39%) vSphere
6 2 (0.26%) Embedded Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (1.84%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (0.53%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 4 (0.53%) AirWatch
2 4 (0.53%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.13%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (0.13%) QRadar
3 1 (0.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 189 (24.84%) Microsoft
2 76 (9.99%) NEC
3 67 (8.80%) Oracle
4 35 (4.60%) CA
5 14 (1.84%) Cisco
6 13 (1.71%) Google
7 11 (1.45%) Openreach
8 8 (1.05%) VMware
9 7 (0.92%) SAP
10 6 (0.79%) BT
10 6 (0.79%) Sage
11 5 (0.66%) ESRI
11 5 (0.66%) Northgate
12 4 (0.53%) Civica
12 4 (0.53%) HubSpot
13 3 (0.39%) SolarWinds
14 2 (0.26%) Apple
14 2 (0.26%) Aruba
14 2 (0.26%) Capita
14 2 (0.26%) Dell