Period
to

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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government (Local Authority, Local Council)
UK > England
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 572 602 440
Rank change year-on-year +30 -162 +128
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 767 399 344
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.54% 0.39% 0.59%
As % of the General category 0.80% 0.69% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 446 253 246
10th Percentile £30,163 £28,672 £28,500
25th Percentile £37,117 £34,567 £31,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,840
Median % change year-on-year - +5.04% -4.80%
75th Percentile £64,406 £57,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £73,927
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% -4.44%

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 96,004 57,950 31,306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 67.49% 57.29% 53.69%
Number of salaries quoted 48,527 37,226 24,744
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% - +9.17%
75th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £96,250 £95,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 2022. 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 +4 353 £62,500 +23.77% 48
North of England +8 138 £39,322 +6.67% 55
South East -9 104 £47,201 +24.21% 20
North West -2 94 £41,374 +17.03% 36
Midlands -69 58 £45,000 -14.29% 21
East of England -35 46 £39,322 +24.83% 7
South West -51 45 £37,971 -10.08% 22
Yorkshire -30 33 £38,500 +2.67% 14
West Midlands -88 33 £37,742 -28.11% 10
East Midlands -6 24 £51,758 +3.52% 11
North East +1 11 £39,322 +24.83% 5
Local Government
UK

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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.

1 297 (38.72%) Finance
2 268 (34.94%) Agile
3 239 (31.16%) Public Sector
4 228 (29.73%) Social Skills
5 178 (23.21%) Azure
6 160 (20.86%) C#
7 158 (20.60%) SQL
8 148 (19.30%) Microsoft
9 137 (17.86%) .NET
10 127 (16.56%) Problem-Solving
11 117 (15.25%) DevOps
12 114 (14.86%) Degree
13 110 (14.34%) Analytics
13 110 (14.34%) Cybersecurity
14 105 (13.69%) AngularJS
15 101 (13.17%) CSS
15 101 (13.17%) Risk Management
16 100 (13.04%) Service Delivery
17 98 (12.78%) Retail
18 97 (12.65%) JavaScript
19 94 (12.26%) Microservices
20 92 (11.99%) Management Information System
21 89 (11.60%) SaaS
21 89 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
22 85 (11.08%) React
23 84 (10.95%) Architectural Design
24 83 (10.82%) Coaching
24 83 (10.82%) Information Security
25 82 (10.69%) Project Management
25 82 (10.69%) Git (software)

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 25 (3.26%) Cloud Foundry
2 20 (2.61%) Apache
3 16 (2.09%) SharePoint
4 13 (1.69%) CMS
5 9 (1.17%) IIS
6 8 (1.04%) Drupal
7 7 (0.91%) ArcGIS
7 7 (0.91%) WordPress
8 5 (0.65%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.52%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.39%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.39%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.13%) Confluence
11 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 38 (4.95%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (4.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (2.74%) Microsoft Project
4 18 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (1.17%) Sketch
5 9 (1.17%) Zeplin
6 6 (0.78%) AutoCAD
6 6 (0.78%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.39%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.13%) Simulink
10 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.65%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.13%) iTrent
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 178 (23.21%) Azure
2 89 (11.60%) SaaS
3 64 (8.34%) AWS
4 52 (6.78%) Azure DevOps
5 49 (6.39%) Microsoft 365
6 34 (4.43%) Power Platform
7 33 (4.30%) IaaS
7 33 (4.30%) PaaS
8 29 (3.78%) Amazon EC2
8 29 (3.78%) Amazon ECS
8 29 (3.78%) Amazon S3
8 29 (3.78%) Amazon SQS
8 29 (3.78%) AWS CloudFormation
8 29 (3.78%) AWS Lambda
8 29 (3.78%) CloudFront
8 29 (3.78%) Serverless
9 25 (3.26%) Heroku
9 25 (3.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 21 (2.74%) BrowserStack
10 21 (2.74%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.48%) Firewall
2 16 (2.09%) Internet
3 10 (1.30%) DHCP
3 10 (1.30%) DNS
3 10 (1.30%) WAN
3 10 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (0.91%) SAN
5 6 (0.78%) SD-WAN
6 5 (0.65%) Skype
7 4 (0.52%) LAN
7 4 (0.52%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.39%) Broadband
8 3 (0.39%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (0.39%) VoIP
8 3 (0.39%) VPN
9 2 (0.26%) DMZ
9 2 (0.26%) SSL
10 1 (0.13%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.13%) Intranet
10 1 (0.13%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 32 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (4.04%) MySQL
4 28 (3.65%) NoSQL
4 28 (3.65%) Oracle Database
5 27 (3.52%) Power BI
6 25 (3.26%) Amazon RDS
7 20 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (2.22%) Redis
9 12 (1.56%) Relational Database
10 10 (1.30%) Metadata
11 9 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (1.17%) GIS
11 9 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (0.91%) Data Lake
12 7 (0.91%) MongoDB
13 6 (0.78%) Geospatial Data
13 6 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.65%) Data Mining
14 5 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 82 (10.69%) Git (software)
2 22 (2.87%) Cypress.io
2 22 (2.87%) JMeter
2 22 (2.87%) Postman
3 21 (2.74%) Gatling
3 21 (2.74%) Protractor
3 21 (2.74%) Selenium
3 21 (2.74%) SpecFlow
3 21 (2.74%) TestCafe
4 18 (2.35%) GitLab
5 17 (2.22%) Jenkins
5 17 (2.22%) JUnit
5 17 (2.22%) TestNG
6 13 (1.69%) SonarQube
7 9 (1.17%) JIRA
8 6 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
8 6 (0.78%) Visual Studio Code
9 5 (0.65%) Subversion
10 2 (0.26%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.26%) WebStorm
General
1 297 (38.72%) Finance
2 239 (31.16%) Public Sector
3 228 (29.73%) Social Skills
4 98 (12.78%) Retail
5 89 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
6 72 (9.39%) Manufacturing
7 51 (6.65%) Legal
8 48 (6.26%) Organisational Skills
9 47 (6.13%) Presentation Skills
10 41 (5.35%) Police
11 32 (4.17%) Law
12 27 (3.52%) Banking
13 22 (2.87%) Telecoms
14 20 (2.61%) Marketing
15 15 (1.96%) Influencing Skills
16 12 (1.56%) Fire and Rescue
16 12 (1.56%) Humanities
17 11 (1.43%) Games
17 11 (1.43%) Social Housing
18 10 (1.30%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 120 (15.65%) Developer
2 79 (10.30%) Analyst
3 63 (8.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 45 (5.87%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 40 (5.22%) Software Engineer
6 35 (4.56%) .NET Developer
7 29 (3.78%) Architect
7 29 (3.78%) Senior Software Engineer
8 28 (3.65%) Business Analyst
8 28 (3.65%) Graduate
9 27 (3.52%) Applications Support
10 26 (3.39%) Full Stack Developer
10 26 (3.39%) Support Analyst
11 25 (3.26%) DBA
11 25 (3.26%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
12 24 (3.13%) Consultant
12 24 (3.13%) Designer
13 22 (2.87%) SQL Developer
14 21 (2.74%) Oracle DBA
14 21 (2.74%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (17.86%) .NET
2 105 (13.69%) AngularJS
3 101 (13.17%) CSS
4 85 (11.08%) React
5 77 (10.04%) HTML
6 74 (9.65%) .NET Core
7 50 (6.52%) HTML5
8 47 (6.13%) XML
9 46 (6.00%) .NET Framework
10 44 (5.74%) Entity Framework
11 34 (4.43%) JSON
12 33 (4.30%) REST
13 30 (3.91%) Ruby on Rails
14 29 (3.78%) Angular 2
14 29 (3.78%) Sinatra
15 27 (3.52%) CSS3
16 25 (3.26%) OpenAPI
17 23 (3.00%) jQuery
18 22 (2.87%) Sass
19 21 (2.74%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 92 (11.99%) Management Information System
2 45 (5.87%) Greenfield Project
3 41 (5.35%) Team-Oriented Environment
4 40 (5.22%) User Experience
5 35 (4.56%) Self-Motivation
6 34 (4.43%) NHS
7 32 (4.17%) Legacy Systems
8 27 (3.52%) Blog
9 25 (3.26%) e-Learning
10 22 (2.87%) Data Structures
10 22 (2.87%) Driving Licence
10 22 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (2.22%) Housing Association
11 17 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
12 15 (1.96%) Data Centre
13 12 (1.56%) Low-Code
14 9 (1.17%) Digital Media
14 9 (1.17%) Social Media
14 9 (1.17%) VLE
15 8 (1.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 34 (4.43%) Windows
2 15 (1.96%) Windows Server
3 13 (1.69%) Linux
4 12 (1.56%) Windows 10
5 6 (0.78%) Unix
5 6 (0.78%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.13%) Android
6 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.13%) Solaris
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (34.94%) Agile
2 127 (16.56%) Problem-Solving
3 117 (15.25%) DevOps
4 110 (14.34%) Analytics
4 110 (14.34%) Cybersecurity
5 101 (13.17%) Risk Management
6 100 (13.04%) Service Delivery
7 94 (12.26%) Microservices
8 84 (10.95%) Architectural Design
9 83 (10.82%) Coaching
9 83 (10.82%) Information Security
10 82 (10.69%) Project Management
11 79 (10.30%) Scrum
12 73 (9.52%) Mentoring
13 69 (9.00%) Data Analytics
14 66 (8.60%) Data Analysis
14 66 (8.60%) Software Engineering
15 63 (8.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 63 (8.21%) TDD
16 58 (7.56%) Full Stack Development
Programming Languages
1 160 (20.86%) C#
2 158 (20.60%) SQL
3 97 (12.65%) JavaScript
4 66 (8.60%) Java
5 45 (5.87%) PHP
6 35 (4.56%) Python
7 30 (3.91%) Ruby
7 30 (3.91%) T-SQL
8 29 (3.78%) ES6
9 26 (3.39%) PowerShell
10 24 (3.13%) TypeScript
11 18 (2.35%) Bash
12 11 (1.43%) VB
13 8 (1.04%) R
14 7 (0.91%) PL/SQL
14 7 (0.91%) Shell Script
15 6 (0.78%) C++
16 4 (0.52%) VBA
16 4 (0.52%) VBScript
17 3 (0.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 114 (14.86%) Degree
2 48 (6.26%) Security Cleared
3 24 (3.13%) CISA
4 23 (3.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 23 (3.00%) ICAEW
4 23 (3.00%) ISACA
5 19 (2.48%) DBS Check
6 13 (1.69%) CISSP
6 13 (1.69%) CTC Cleared
7 8 (1.04%) CISM
8 7 (0.91%) Chartered Engineer
8 7 (0.91%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.78%) PMP
10 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.39%) APMP
12 3 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.39%) MCSE
13 2 (0.26%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (8.47%) GRC
2 46 (6.00%) QA
3 32 (4.17%) GDPR
4 27 (3.52%) PMO
5 16 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (1.17%) Accessibility
7 8 (1.04%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.91%) Cyber Essentials
8 7 (0.91%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 6 (0.78%) SLA
10 5 (0.65%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.39%) NIST
12 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.13%) NCSC
12 1 (0.13%) P3O
12 1 (0.13%) RMADS
System Software
1 26 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.65%) Docker
3 4 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 43 (5.61%) Kubernetes
2 32 (4.17%) Terraform
3 7 (0.91%) SCCM
4 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (0.39%) Ansible
5 3 (0.39%) CASB
5 3 (0.39%) LiteSpeed
5 3 (0.39%) NetVault Backup
5 3 (0.39%) Puppet
5 3 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.13%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.13%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (0.13%) CSIRT
6 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 148 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 47 (6.13%) Oracle
3 24 (3.13%) Civica
4 16 (2.09%) Capita
5 12 (1.56%) VMware
6 9 (1.17%) Google
6 9 (1.17%) Twitter
7 8 (1.04%) BT
7 8 (1.04%) Facebook
7 8 (1.04%) NEC
7 8 (1.04%) Serena
8 7 (0.91%) Aruba
8 7 (0.91%) Cisco
8 7 (0.91%) Databricks
9 6 (0.78%) Apple
9 6 (0.78%) ESRI
10 5 (0.65%) HP
10 5 (0.65%) Netlify
10 5 (0.65%) TIBCO
11 4 (0.52%) Charles River