Period
to 25 July 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 25 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government (Local Authority, Local Council)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 586 443 564
Rank change year-on-year -143 +121 +27
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 404 378 639
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.41% 0.58% 0.48%
As % of the General category 0.72% 1.07% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 261 263 480
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,772 £23,750
25th Percentile £34,567 £32,747 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,680 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.44% -5.16% +2.27%
75th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £73,750 £67,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +2.27%

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 56,227 35,233 75,429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 56.41% 54.08% 56.56%
Number of salaries quoted 36,257 27,816 57,897
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,750 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,412 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.77% +5.55% +5.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £76,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £56,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.82% +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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -123 127 £52,500 +10.53% 54
South West -49 67 £42,230 -15.54% 24
Midlands -51 63 £52,500 +50.00% 31
North of England -81 62 £36,375 -14.41% 41
West Midlands -18 60 £52,500 -17.06% 21
South East -67 57 £42,500 +13.33% 31
Yorkshire -63 32 £36,847 -13.30% 20
North West -51 26 £35,352 -11.62% 19
East of England -57 16 £40,000 -9.09% 13
North East -22 4 £33,952 -17.19% 2
East Midlands -68 3 £50,000 +68.70% 10
Local Government
UK

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 165 (40.84%) Finance
2 147 (36.39%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (29.95%) Public Sector
4 114 (28.22%) Azure
5 111 (27.48%) Social Skills
6 107 (26.49%) Microsoft
7 93 (23.02%) Degree
8 91 (22.52%) DevOps
9 76 (18.81%) JavaScript
9 76 (18.81%) Scrum
10 75 (18.56%) Project Management
11 72 (17.82%) Mentoring
12 71 (17.57%) React
13 67 (16.58%) AWS
14 64 (15.84%) C#
15 63 (15.59%) .NET
15 63 (15.59%) Legal
16 59 (14.60%) Coaching
17 56 (13.86%) CSS
18 53 (13.12%) ES6
19 51 (12.62%) Ruby
20 50 (12.38%) Presentation Skills
21 49 (12.13%) Project Delivery
21 49 (12.13%) Ruby on Rails
22 48 (11.88%) Security Cleared
22 48 (11.88%) AngularJS
23 46 (11.39%) ITIL
23 46 (11.39%) TDD
24 43 (10.64%) Analytics
25 42 (10.40%) Firewall

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 34 (8.42%) Cloud Foundry
2 17 (4.21%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.73%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.99%) Drupal
4 4 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (0.74%) Apache
6 2 (0.50%) JBoss
6 2 (0.50%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.25%) Confluence
7 1 (0.25%) IIS
7 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (8.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (5.69%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (5.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (1.49%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.49%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.99%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.99%) Sketch
6 3 (0.74%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.50%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.98%) Oracle Assets
1 8 (1.98%) Oracle Cash Management
1 8 (1.98%) Oracle Payables
1 8 (1.98%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (0.99%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (0.99%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (0.99%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 3 (0.74%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 2 (0.50%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.25%) Maximo
5 1 (0.25%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.25%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 114 (28.22%) Azure
2 67 (16.58%) AWS
3 40 (9.90%) IaaS
4 38 (9.41%) Microsoft 365
5 36 (8.91%) Amazon S3
5 36 (8.91%) PaaS
6 35 (8.66%) Amazon EC2
7 34 (8.42%) Amazon ECS
7 34 (8.42%) Amazon SQS
7 34 (8.42%) AWS CloudFormation
7 34 (8.42%) AWS Lambda
7 34 (8.42%) CloudFront
7 34 (8.42%) Heroku
7 34 (8.42%) Serverless
7 34 (8.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 18 (4.46%) Dynamics 365
9 16 (3.96%) SaaS
10 11 (2.72%) GCP
10 11 (2.72%) Power Platform
11 10 (2.48%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 42 (10.40%) Firewall
2 26 (6.44%) Internet
3 23 (5.69%) LAN
3 23 (5.69%) WAN
4 17 (4.21%) DNS
5 12 (2.97%) DHCP
5 12 (2.97%) TCP/IP
6 11 (2.72%) VPN
7 7 (1.73%) Network Security
8 6 (1.49%) MPLS
8 6 (1.49%) VoIP
8 6 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (1.24%) Wireless
10 4 (0.99%) Intranet
11 3 (0.74%) 5G
11 3 (0.74%) ISDN
11 3 (0.74%) Skype
11 3 (0.74%) WLAN
12 2 (0.50%) NAS
12 2 (0.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.16%) SQL Server
2 34 (8.42%) Amazon RDS
3 25 (6.19%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (3.71%) GIS
5 11 (2.72%) Big Data
6 10 (2.48%) Power BI
7 5 (1.24%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.24%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.24%) Tableau
8 4 (0.99%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.99%) Geospatial Data
9 3 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.74%) QlikView
9 3 (0.74%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.50%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.50%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.25%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 18 (4.46%) Git (software)
2 15 (3.71%) RSpec
2 15 (3.71%) webpack
3 6 (1.49%) JIRA
4 4 (0.99%) Grunt
4 4 (0.99%) gulp
4 4 (0.99%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.99%) Vagrant
4 4 (0.99%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.74%) JMeter
5 3 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (0.74%) Selenium
6 2 (0.50%) git-flow
6 2 (0.50%) Jasmine
6 2 (0.50%) Mocha
6 2 (0.50%) Storybook
7 1 (0.25%) PhpStorm
7 1 (0.25%) Postman
7 1 (0.25%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.25%) Sublime Text
General
1 165 (40.84%) Finance
2 121 (29.95%) Public Sector
3 111 (27.48%) Social Skills
4 63 (15.59%) Legal
5 50 (12.38%) Presentation Skills
6 39 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (5.94%) Marketing
7 24 (5.94%) Organisational Skills
8 21 (5.20%) Retail
9 19 (4.70%) Games
10 16 (3.96%) Billing
11 12 (2.97%) Banking
11 12 (2.97%) General Ledger
12 11 (2.72%) Influencing Skills
12 11 (2.72%) Police
13 10 (2.48%) Aerospace
14 9 (2.23%) Back Office
14 9 (2.23%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 9 (2.23%) Telecoms
15 8 (1.98%) Law
Job Titles
1 59 (14.60%) Developer
2 52 (12.87%) Analyst
3 38 (9.41%) Software Engineer
4 30 (7.43%) Architect
5 29 (7.18%) Business Analyst
5 29 (7.18%) Project Manager
6 23 (5.69%) Consultant
7 21 (5.20%) Head of Operations
8 20 (4.95%) Senior Manager
8 20 (4.95%) Senior Software Engineer
9 18 (4.46%) Lead Software Engineer
9 18 (4.46%) Senior Analyst
10 16 (3.96%) Senior Project Manager
11 15 (3.71%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 12 (2.97%) Senior Developer
13 11 (2.72%) Solutions Architect
14 9 (2.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 9 (2.23%) Senior Business Analyst
14 9 (2.23%) Technical Consultant
15 8 (1.98%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (17.57%) React
2 63 (15.59%) .NET
3 56 (13.86%) CSS
4 49 (12.13%) Ruby on Rails
5 48 (11.88%) AngularJS
6 40 (9.90%) .NET Core
7 34 (8.42%) Angular 2
7 34 (8.42%) Sinatra
8 25 (6.19%) Web Services
9 24 (5.94%) Node.js
10 20 (4.95%) HTML
11 19 (4.70%) Sass
12 15 (3.71%) jQuery
13 9 (2.23%) .NET Framework
13 9 (2.23%) REST
14 8 (1.98%) Entity Framework
14 8 (1.98%) SOAP
15 7 (1.73%) JSON
16 6 (1.49%) XML
17 5 (1.24%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.42%) Blog
1 34 (8.42%) Legacy Systems
2 33 (8.17%) Management Information System
3 27 (6.68%) User Experience
4 16 (3.96%) Data Centre
4 16 (3.96%) NHS
5 14 (3.47%) Housing Association
5 14 (3.47%) Public Cloud
6 13 (3.22%) Private Cloud
7 11 (2.72%) Internet of Things
7 11 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (2.23%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.73%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (1.49%) Fibre Optics
12 5 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (1.24%) LLPG
12 5 (1.24%) NLPG
13 4 (0.99%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 40 (9.90%) Windows
2 22 (5.45%) Windows Server
3 21 (5.20%) Unix
4 14 (3.47%) Linux
5 8 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.73%) Android
7 4 (0.99%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.74%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.50%) CentOS
9 2 (0.50%) Debian
9 2 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.50%) Solaris
9 2 (0.50%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (36.39%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (22.52%) DevOps
3 76 (18.81%) Scrum
4 75 (18.56%) Project Management
5 72 (17.82%) Mentoring
6 59 (14.60%) Coaching
7 49 (12.13%) Project Delivery
8 46 (11.39%) ITIL
8 46 (11.39%) TDD
9 43 (10.64%) Analytics
10 41 (10.15%) Kanban
10 41 (10.15%) Software Engineering
11 40 (9.90%) Line Management
11 40 (9.90%) Performance Management
12 38 (9.41%) Pair Programming
13 36 (8.91%) Infrastructure as Code
13 36 (8.91%) Software Delivery
14 35 (8.66%) OO
15 34 (8.42%) Continuous Improvement
15 34 (8.42%) Ergonomics
Programming Languages
1 76 (18.81%) JavaScript
2 64 (15.84%) C#
3 53 (13.12%) ES6
4 51 (12.62%) Ruby
5 31 (7.67%) Python
6 29 (7.18%) Java
6 29 (7.18%) SQL
7 23 (5.69%) C
8 16 (3.96%) TypeScript
9 11 (2.72%) PHP
10 10 (2.48%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.49%) Kotlin
11 6 (1.49%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.99%) Clojure
12 4 (0.99%) ClojureScript
12 4 (0.99%) Lisp
12 4 (0.99%) Perl
12 4 (0.99%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.99%) VBA
13 3 (0.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 93 (23.02%) Degree
2 48 (11.88%) Security Cleared
3 39 (9.65%) DBS Check
4 21 (5.20%) CCAB
4 21 (5.20%) SC Cleared
5 16 (3.96%) DV Cleared
6 14 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (2.48%) CCNA
7 10 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (1.73%) AAT
9 7 (1.73%) MCSA
9 7 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (1.49%) CIPFA
11 5 (1.24%) CIMA
11 5 (1.24%) MCSE
12 4 (0.99%) MCP
13 3 (0.74%) HNC
13 3 (0.74%) ISEB
13 3 (0.74%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (3.96%) PMO
3 15 (3.71%) GDPR
4 13 (3.22%) SLA
5 11 (2.72%) QA
6 5 (1.24%) Accessibility
6 5 (1.24%) BS7666
7 4 (0.99%) NCSC
7 4 (0.99%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.99%) WAI
7 4 (0.99%) WCAG
8 3 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.50%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.25%) IFRS
10 1 (0.25%) MiFID
10 1 (0.25%) P3O
System Software
1 29 (7.18%) Active Directory
2 28 (6.93%) Docker
3 19 (4.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (2.23%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.73%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.50%) iptables
7 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.50%) Postfix
7 2 (0.50%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (8.42%) Kubernetes
1 34 (8.42%) Terraform
2 19 (4.70%) SCCM
3 5 (1.24%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (0.99%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.74%) SCOM
5 3 (0.74%) WSUS
6 2 (0.50%) Ansible
6 2 (0.50%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.50%) Puppet
7 1 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.25%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.25%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.25%) MIIS
7 1 (0.25%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.25%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 107 (26.49%) Microsoft
2 27 (6.68%) VMware
3 20 (4.95%) Oracle
4 15 (3.71%) Cisco
5 14 (3.47%) Capita
5 14 (3.47%) NEC
5 14 (3.47%) Northgate
6 12 (2.97%) Workday
7 8 (1.98%) SAP
8 7 (1.73%) Adobe
8 7 (1.73%) Google
9 4 (0.99%) Citrix
9 4 (0.99%) HP
9 4 (0.99%) Remedy
10 3 (0.74%) Apple
10 3 (0.74%) BiZZdesign
10 3 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.74%) Sparx
11 2 (0.50%) Palo Alto
11 2 (0.50%) Thales