Period
to 20 October 2020

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 20 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government (Local Authority, Local Council)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 461 581 591
Rank change year-on-year +120 +10 +105
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 217 537 657
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.48% 0.43% 0.43%
As % of the General category 1.27% 1.07% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 214 452 581
Median annual salary £47,028 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.51% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,596 £25,880
90th Percentile £68,973 £67,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 17,054 50,042 65,734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.01% 39.80% 43.14%
Number of salaries quoted 13,689 38,084 50,757
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £54,200
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +1.48% +3.24%
10th Percentile £34,264 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £101,250 £93,750 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +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 20 October 2020.

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 20 October 2020. 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 +131 63 £45,307 +0.68% 21
South West +90 39 £56,536 +25.64% 13
South East +169 37 £47,500 -5.00% 16
North of England +114 36 £43,848 +8.93% 12
East of England +138 32 £46,250 +10.12% 8
North West +112 27 £44,697 -10.61% 7
Midlands +105 14 £40,000 +6.67% 6
Yorkshire +106 9 £43,000 +6.85% 4
West Midlands +79 8 £50,000 -4.76% 3
East Midlands +86 6 £28,750 -14.18% 3
Local Government
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 2020, 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 81 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (35.02%) Public Sector
3 52 (23.96%) ITIL
4 50 (23.04%) Microsoft
5 47 (21.66%) Azure
6 46 (21.20%) Finance
7 43 (19.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 41 (18.89%) Analytics
9 39 (17.97%) Security Cleared
10 38 (17.51%) Windows
11 35 (16.13%) Telecoms
12 33 (15.21%) SQL
13 32 (14.75%) JavaScript
13 32 (14.75%) Active Directory
13 32 (14.75%) Business Intelligence
14 31 (14.29%) Degree
15 30 (13.82%) Project Management
16 29 (13.36%) CSS
17 28 (12.90%) .NET
17 28 (12.90%) Scrum
18 27 (12.44%) SQL Server
19 26 (11.98%) HTML
19 26 (11.98%) TOGAF
19 26 (11.98%) Capita
19 26 (11.98%) AWS
19 26 (11.98%) Cybersecurity
19 26 (11.98%) DevOps
20 25 (11.52%) Enterprise Architecture
20 25 (11.52%) PRINCE2
20 25 (11.52%) IT Strategy

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 6 (2.76%) Confluence
2 5 (2.30%) CMS
3 4 (1.84%) DNN
3 4 (1.84%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.38%) Site Server
5 2 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.92%) IIS
6 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.46%) Smallworld
Applications
1 8 (3.69%) Chatbot
2 7 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (2.30%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.92%) Sketch
7 1 (0.46%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.46%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 14 (6.45%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 4 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.38%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.46%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 47 (21.66%) Azure
2 26 (11.98%) AWS
3 22 (10.14%) Office 365
4 15 (6.91%) Power Platform
5 11 (5.07%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (4.15%) IaaS
6 9 (4.15%) PaaS
6 9 (4.15%) Serverless
7 8 (3.69%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (3.23%) GitHub
9 5 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (2.30%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (2.30%) SaaS
10 4 (1.84%) OneDrive
11 3 (1.38%) G Suite
11 3 (1.38%) GCP
11 3 (1.38%) Logic Apps
11 3 (1.38%) PowerApps
11 3 (1.38%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.46%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.14%) Internet
2 6 (2.76%) Firewall
2 6 (2.76%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (1.84%) Broadband
3 4 (1.84%) PPP
4 3 (1.38%) VoIP
5 2 (0.92%) DHCP
5 2 (0.92%) DNS
5 2 (0.92%) LAN
5 2 (0.92%) Network Security
5 2 (0.92%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (0.92%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.46%) 4G
6 1 (0.46%) LTE
6 1 (0.46%) NAS
6 1 (0.46%) RFID
6 1 (0.46%) SAN
6 1 (0.46%) VLAN
6 1 (0.46%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.44%) SQL Server
2 24 (11.06%) Big Data
3 14 (6.45%) Power BI
4 9 (4.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (4.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.23%) GIS
6 6 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.30%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.84%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (1.84%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.84%) QlikView
8 4 (1.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.38%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 3 (1.38%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (1.38%) SAP BW
9 3 (1.38%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (5.07%) JIRA
2 6 (2.76%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.84%) GitLab
3 4 (1.84%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.84%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (1.84%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (0.92%) Selenium
4 2 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.92%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.46%) JMeter
5 1 (0.46%) SoapUI
General
1 76 (35.02%) Public Sector
2 46 (21.20%) Finance
3 35 (16.13%) Telecoms
4 24 (11.06%) Manufacturing
5 23 (10.60%) Marketing
6 19 (8.76%) Electronics
7 16 (7.37%) Police
8 15 (6.91%) Law
9 5 (2.30%) Banking
9 5 (2.30%) Fire and Rescue
10 4 (1.84%) Back Office
10 4 (1.84%) Social Housing
11 3 (1.38%) German Language
12 2 (0.92%) Legal
12 2 (0.92%) Social Science
13 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.46%) Environmental Health
13 1 (0.46%) Publishing
13 1 (0.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (21.20%) Developer
2 19 (8.76%) Analyst
3 18 (8.29%) Architect
4 16 (7.37%) Project Manager
5 15 (6.91%) Consultant
6 13 (5.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (4.61%) IT Manager
7 10 (4.61%) Technical Consultant
8 8 (3.69%) Administrator
8 8 (3.69%) Telecoms Manager
9 7 (3.23%) Applications Support
9 7 (3.23%) Delivery Manager
9 7 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (2.76%) .NET Developer
10 6 (2.76%) Cloud Architect
10 6 (2.76%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (2.76%) Senior Developer
11 5 (2.30%) Systems Developer
11 5 (2.30%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (13.36%) CSS
2 28 (12.90%) .NET
3 26 (11.98%) HTML
4 14 (6.45%) jQuery
5 13 (5.99%) ASP.NET
5 13 (5.99%) REST
6 9 (4.15%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (4.15%) Web Services
7 7 (3.23%) .NET Framework
7 7 (3.23%) AngularJS
7 7 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (3.23%) SOAP
7 7 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (3.23%) WCF
8 6 (2.76%) JSON
8 6 (2.76%) Node.js
9 5 (2.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (2.30%) Express
9 5 (2.30%) LINQ
9 5 (2.30%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.68%) Internet of Things
2 20 (9.22%) Management Information System
3 18 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (6.45%) User Experience
5 10 (4.61%) Fibre Optics
5 10 (4.61%) NHS
6 8 (3.69%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.69%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.76%) Driving Licence
8 5 (2.30%) Robotics
9 4 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.84%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.84%) Tandem
10 3 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.38%) Smart City
11 2 (0.92%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.92%) CCTV
11 2 (0.92%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.46%) Mobile Computing
12 1 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 38 (17.51%) Windows
2 18 (8.29%) Windows Server
3 11 (5.07%) Linux
4 10 (4.61%) Windows Server 2016
5 5 (2.30%) Windows 10
5 5 (2.30%) Windows Server 2019
6 3 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (23.96%) ITIL
3 43 (19.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 41 (18.89%) Analytics
5 32 (14.75%) Business Intelligence
6 30 (13.82%) Project Management
7 28 (12.90%) Scrum
8 26 (11.98%) Cybersecurity
8 26 (11.98%) DevOps
8 26 (11.98%) TOGAF
9 25 (11.52%) Enterprise Architecture
9 25 (11.52%) IT Strategy
9 25 (11.52%) PRINCE2
10 23 (10.60%) Programme Management
10 23 (10.60%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 23 (10.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 21 (9.68%) IT4IT
11 21 (9.68%) Zachman Framework
12 20 (9.22%) Business Case
12 20 (9.22%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 33 (15.21%) SQL
2 32 (14.75%) JavaScript
3 22 (10.14%) C#
4 14 (6.45%) PowerShell
5 8 (3.69%) TypeScript
6 7 (3.23%) Java
7 6 (2.76%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.30%) Python
9 4 (1.84%) C
10 3 (1.38%) C++
10 3 (1.38%) PHP
11 2 (0.92%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.92%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.46%) ABAP
12 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (17.97%) Security Cleared
2 31 (14.29%) Degree
3 11 (5.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (5.07%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (1.84%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.38%) DBS Check
6 3 (1.38%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.38%) MCSA
7 2 (0.92%) HNC
7 2 (0.92%) MCP
7 2 (0.92%) MCSE
8 1 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.46%) ISEB
8 1 (0.46%) PMP
8 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.69%) PMO
2 3 (1.38%) QA
3 2 (0.92%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.92%) GDPR
4 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.46%) P3O
System Software
1 32 (14.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.23%) Docker
3 5 (2.30%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.38%) vSphere
5 2 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.46%) Firmware
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (2.76%) SCCM
1 6 (2.76%) SCOM
2 5 (2.30%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (1.38%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.92%) Ansible
4 2 (0.92%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.92%) Nagios
4 2 (0.92%) Puppet
4 2 (0.92%) Terraform
5 1 (0.46%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (0.46%) Grafana
5 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.46%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.46%) Simpana
5 1 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 50 (23.04%) Microsoft
2 26 (11.98%) Capita
3 23 (10.60%) SAP
4 14 (6.45%) BiZZdesign
4 14 (6.45%) Sparx
5 11 (5.07%) Oracle
6 9 (4.15%) VMware
7 5 (2.30%) Google
7 5 (2.30%) Tableau
8 4 (1.84%) Cisco
8 4 (1.84%) Civica
8 4 (1.84%) Meraki
8 4 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.84%) Zscaler
9 3 (1.38%) hybris
9 3 (1.38%) Liquidlogic
10 2 (0.92%) Citrix
10 2 (0.92%) Northgate
10 2 (0.92%) Siemens
10 2 (0.92%) UiPath