Period
to 19 October 2021

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 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government (Local Authority, Local Council)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 626 461 579
Rank change year-on-year -165 +118 +18
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 396 218 540
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.36% 0.49% 0.43%
As % of the General category 0.61% 0.96% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 246 185 400
10th Percentile £28,500 £31,250 £24,325
25th Percentile £33,500 £36,250 £32,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £47,000 £44,871
Median % change year-on-year -9.57% +4.74% +0.27%
75th Percentile £53,750 £60,000 £58,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £70,125
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +0.36%

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 64,424 22,713 69,785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 58.40% 51.03% 55.40%
Number of salaries quoted 40,196 18,489 53,977
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £28,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,001 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £57,500 £53,822
Median % change year-on-year - +6.83% +3.50%
75th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,015 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.52% +4.79% +5.00%

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 October 2021.

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 October 2021. 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 -188 117 £50,196 +0.39% 51
North of England -81 78 £37,500 -12.79% 46
Midlands -58 75 £50,000 +27.39% 28
West Midlands -62 68 £50,000 - 20
South West -81 51 £40,000 -29.85% 29
South East -144 51 £45,250 +9.04% 21
Yorkshire -75 43 £37,500 -12.79% 14
North West -99 28 £40,000 - 25
East of England -104 25 £29,000 -35.02% 15
East Midlands -77 7 £35,000 +21.74% 8
North East - 7 £36,404 - 7
Local Government
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, 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.

1 164 (41.41%) Finance
2 119 (30.05%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (27.27%) Azure
4 106 (26.77%) Microsoft
5 93 (23.48%) Social Skills
6 77 (19.44%) Public Sector
6 77 (19.44%) C#
6 77 (19.44%) .NET
7 72 (18.18%) JavaScript
8 68 (17.17%) DevOps
9 61 (15.40%) SQL
10 60 (15.15%) Scrum
10 60 (15.15%) Coaching
11 59 (14.90%) Project Management
11 59 (14.90%) Degree
12 58 (14.65%) Line Management
13 57 (14.39%) React
14 54 (13.64%) .NET Core
15 52 (13.13%) Legal
16 51 (12.88%) AngularJS
17 50 (12.63%) Mentoring
18 49 (12.37%) Analytics
19 45 (11.36%) CSS
19 45 (11.36%) AWS
20 43 (10.86%) Project Delivery
21 42 (10.61%) Python
22 40 (10.10%) Performance Management
22 40 (10.10%) Ruby
23 39 (9.85%) Full Stack Development
23 39 (9.85%) ES6

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 23 (5.81%) Cloud Foundry
2 17 (4.29%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.76%) IIS
3 3 (0.76%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.51%) Apache
4 2 (0.51%) ArcGIS
4 2 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.51%) JBoss
5 1 (0.25%) CMS
5 1 (0.25%) Confluence
5 1 (0.25%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.25%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 34 (8.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (5.30%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (4.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.52%) AutoCAD
4 6 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.51%) Simulink
6 1 (0.25%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 9 (2.27%) Oracle Assets
1 9 (2.27%) Oracle Cash Management
1 9 (2.27%) Oracle Payables
1 9 (2.27%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (1.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (1.01%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (1.01%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.25%) Maximo
4 1 (0.25%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.25%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 108 (27.27%) Azure
2 45 (11.36%) AWS
3 37 (9.34%) Microsoft 365
4 30 (7.58%) IaaS
5 26 (6.57%) PaaS
6 25 (6.31%) Dynamics 365
6 25 (6.31%) Serverless
7 24 (6.06%) AWS CloudFormation
7 24 (6.06%) AWS Lambda
7 24 (6.06%) SaaS
8 23 (5.81%) Amazon EC2
8 23 (5.81%) Amazon ECS
8 23 (5.81%) Amazon S3
8 23 (5.81%) Amazon SQS
8 23 (5.81%) CloudFront
8 23 (5.81%) Heroku
8 23 (5.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 16 (4.04%) Power Platform
10 10 (2.53%) Azure Logic Apps
11 9 (2.27%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.32%) Firewall
2 22 (5.56%) WAN
3 21 (5.30%) LAN
4 17 (4.29%) DNS
5 14 (3.54%) TCP/IP
6 11 (2.78%) DHCP
6 11 (2.78%) VPN
7 9 (2.27%) Internet
8 7 (1.77%) Network Security
8 7 (1.77%) VoIP
9 6 (1.52%) MPLS
10 5 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.01%) Skype
11 4 (1.01%) Wireless
12 3 (0.76%) ISDN
13 2 (0.51%) NAS
13 2 (0.51%) SAN
13 2 (0.51%) WLAN
14 1 (0.25%) Cisco IOS
14 1 (0.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (8.08%) PostgreSQL
2 30 (7.58%) SQL Server
3 23 (5.81%) Amazon RDS
4 15 (3.79%) Power BI
5 14 (3.54%) GIS
6 12 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (2.02%) Oracle Database
8 8 (2.02%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.77%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (1.26%) QlikView
10 5 (1.26%) Tableau
11 4 (1.01%) MySQL
12 3 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (0.76%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.76%) Geospatial Data
13 2 (0.51%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.51%) Redis
13 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 11 (2.78%) RSpec
2 11 (2.78%) webpack
3 7 (1.77%) JIRA
4 6 (1.52%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (1.26%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.76%) JMeter
6 3 (0.76%) Selenium
7 2 (0.51%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.51%) JUnit
7 2 (0.51%) TestNG
8 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.25%) PhpStorm
8 1 (0.25%) Postman
8 1 (0.25%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.25%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.25%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.25%) Sublime Text
8 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 164 (41.41%) Finance
2 93 (23.48%) Social Skills
3 77 (19.44%) Public Sector
4 52 (13.13%) Legal
5 34 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (8.59%) Presentation Skills
6 28 (7.07%) Marketing
7 22 (5.56%) Organisational Skills
8 19 (4.80%) Games
8 19 (4.80%) Retail
9 14 (3.54%) Law
10 13 (3.28%) Banking
10 13 (3.28%) Billing
11 12 (3.03%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 10 (2.53%) Back Office
13 9 (2.27%) General Ledger
13 9 (2.27%) Influencing Skills
14 8 (2.02%) Police
15 7 (1.77%) Telecoms
16 6 (1.52%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 75 (18.94%) Developer
2 59 (14.90%) Analyst
3 30 (7.58%) Project Manager
4 28 (7.07%) Software Engineer
5 27 (6.82%) Senior Manager
6 22 (5.56%) Business Analyst
7 21 (5.30%) Head of Operations
8 20 (5.05%) Consultant
8 20 (5.05%) Senior Project Manager
8 20 (5.05%) Software Developer
9 19 (4.80%) SQL Developer
10 17 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
11 16 (4.04%) Senior Software Engineer
12 14 (3.54%) C# Developer
13 13 (3.28%) C# Software Developer
14 12 (3.03%) IT Manager
14 12 (3.03%) Lead Software Engineer
14 12 (3.03%) Senior Developer
15 11 (2.78%) .NET Developer
15 11 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (19.44%) .NET
2 57 (14.39%) React
3 54 (13.64%) .NET Core
4 51 (12.88%) AngularJS
5 45 (11.36%) CSS
6 37 (9.34%) Ruby on Rails
7 25 (6.31%) Angular 2
7 25 (6.31%) Sinatra
8 24 (6.06%) Web Services
9 21 (5.30%) Node.js
10 16 (4.04%) .NET Framework
10 16 (4.04%) XML
11 15 (3.79%) Entity Framework
11 15 (3.79%) HTML
11 15 (3.79%) REST
12 14 (3.54%) ASP.NET
12 14 (3.54%) jQuery
12 14 (3.54%) SOAP
13 13 (3.28%) Sass
14 11 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.83%) Housing Association
2 27 (6.82%) Blog
3 23 (5.81%) Legacy Systems
3 23 (5.81%) NHS
4 21 (5.30%) Self-Motivation
4 21 (5.30%) User Experience
5 18 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
6 17 (4.29%) Management Information System
7 14 (3.54%) Data Centre
8 10 (2.53%) Data Structures
8 10 (2.53%) Social Media
9 9 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
9 9 (2.27%) Smart City
10 8 (2.02%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.26%) Private Cloud
11 5 (1.26%) Public Cloud
12 4 (1.01%) Driving Licence
12 4 (1.01%) SCADA
12 4 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (1.01%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (8.59%) Windows
2 15 (3.79%) Unix
2 15 (3.79%) Windows Server
3 13 (3.28%) Linux
4 6 (1.52%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.26%) Android
6 4 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.51%) CentOS
8 2 (0.51%) Debian
8 2 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.51%) Solaris
8 2 (0.51%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (30.05%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (17.17%) DevOps
3 60 (15.15%) Coaching
3 60 (15.15%) Scrum
4 59 (14.90%) Project Management
5 58 (14.65%) Line Management
6 50 (12.63%) Mentoring
7 49 (12.37%) Analytics
8 43 (10.86%) Project Delivery
9 40 (10.10%) Performance Management
10 39 (9.85%) Full Stack Development
11 34 (8.59%) Kanban
12 33 (8.33%) TDD
13 32 (8.08%) Microservices
13 32 (8.08%) Software Engineering
14 30 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
15 28 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
15 28 (7.07%) Pair Programming
16 27 (6.82%) ITIL
16 27 (6.82%) OO
Programming Languages
1 77 (19.44%) C#
2 72 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 61 (15.40%) SQL
4 42 (10.61%) Python
5 40 (10.10%) Ruby
6 39 (9.85%) ES6
7 19 (4.80%) Java
8 13 (3.28%) TypeScript
9 11 (2.78%) T-SQL
10 8 (2.02%) C
11 6 (1.52%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.52%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.26%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.26%) PHP
12 5 (1.26%) R
12 5 (1.26%) VBA
13 4 (1.01%) Kotlin
14 2 (0.51%) ClojureScript
14 2 (0.51%) Java 8
14 2 (0.51%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 59 (14.90%) Degree
2 34 (8.59%) DBS Check
3 27 (6.82%) Security Cleared
4 21 (5.30%) CCAB
5 14 (3.54%) SC Cleared
6 13 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.77%) AAT
8 6 (1.52%) CESG Certified Professional
8 6 (1.52%) CIPFA
8 6 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (1.26%) CCNA
9 5 (1.26%) CIMA
9 5 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.01%) CISSP
10 4 (1.01%) HNC
10 4 (1.01%) MCSE
11 3 (0.76%) CCNP
11 3 (0.76%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.76%) ISEB
11 3 (0.76%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.55%) PMO
1 18 (4.55%) QA
2 15 (3.79%) SLA
3 11 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.27%) GDPR
5 8 (2.02%) Data Quality
6 5 (1.26%) NCSC
7 4 (1.01%) COBIT
7 4 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (1.01%) NIST
8 2 (0.51%) GRC
8 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.25%) Accessibility
9 1 (0.25%) IFRS
9 1 (0.25%) MiFID
9 1 (0.25%) P3O
System Software
1 21 (5.30%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.80%) Docker
3 9 (2.27%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.02%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.51%) iptables
8 2 (0.51%) Postfix
8 2 (0.51%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (6.06%) Terraform
2 23 (5.81%) Kubernetes
3 17 (4.29%) SCCM
4 5 (1.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 5 (1.26%) SCOM
5 4 (1.01%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.76%) WSUS
7 2 (0.51%) Ansible
7 2 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.51%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.51%) Puppet
7 2 (0.51%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.25%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.25%) MIIS
Vendors
1 106 (26.77%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.56%) Oracle
3 14 (3.54%) Capita
4 12 (3.03%) VMware
5 9 (2.27%) SAP
5 9 (2.27%) Workday
6 8 (2.02%) Cisco
7 7 (1.77%) Northgate
8 6 (1.52%) NEC
9 5 (1.26%) ESRI
9 5 (1.26%) Openreach
10 4 (1.01%) Remedy
11 3 (0.76%) BT
11 3 (0.76%) Citrix
12 2 (0.51%) Civica
12 2 (0.51%) Gemalto
12 2 (0.51%) Google
12 2 (0.51%) HP
12 2 (0.51%) NetApp
12 2 (0.51%) Thales