Period
to 21 February 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 6 months to 21 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government (Local Authority, Local Council)
England > London
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 558 604 668
Rank change year-on-year +46 +64 +75
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 136 194 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.31% 0.23%
As % of the General category 0.55% 0.63% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 99 162 124
London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% - -4.04%
10th Percentile £33,200 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,721 £78,500
England median annual salary £46,750 £44,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.06% +2.30% +6.10%

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 London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 24,816 30,887 36,786
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.86% 49.27% 52.35%
Number of salaries quoted 19,553 24,298 28,880
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £36,356 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Local Government as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in London

Local Government
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Local Government in London.

Salary trend for Local Government in London

Local Government
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Local Government in London over the 6 months to 21 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Local Government in London

Local Government
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the London region over the 6 months to 21 February 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
South London +14 34 £41,375 -9.07% 6
Central London +3 7 £70,618 +41.24% 5
West London +1 7 £48,500 +23.16% 10
North London -7 4 £50,000 -15.25% 7
East London +12 2 £45,500 -2.15% 3
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 London region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 57 (41.91%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (39.71%) Project Management
2 54 (39.71%) Public Sector
3 51 (37.50%) Capita
4 50 (36.76%) Analytics
5 45 (33.09%) Security Cleared
6 43 (31.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 43 (31.62%) Police
7 39 (28.68%) Law
8 38 (27.94%) Project Delivery
9 35 (25.74%) PRINCE2
9 35 (25.74%) Microsoft
10 32 (23.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 29 (21.32%) Change Management
12 27 (19.85%) Portfolio Management
12 27 (19.85%) Decision-Making
13 25 (18.38%) Change Control
14 21 (15.44%) Finance
14 21 (15.44%) PMO
15 18 (13.24%) Office 365
15 18 (13.24%) Azure
16 17 (12.50%) SQL
17 15 (11.03%) Stakeholder Identification
18 14 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
18 14 (10.29%) Programme Management
18 14 (10.29%) Resource Management
19 12 (8.82%) Degree
19 12 (8.82%) Business Analysis
19 12 (8.82%) Retail
19 12 (8.82%) SC Cleared

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 7 (5.15%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.41%) nginx
3 3 (2.21%) ArcGIS
4 2 (1.47%) CMS
4 2 (1.47%) Drupal
4 2 (1.47%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (6.62%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.94%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.74%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (5.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.74%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.24%) Azure
1 18 (13.24%) Office 365
2 10 (7.35%) AWS
3 7 (5.15%) Azure Functions
3 7 (5.15%) Serverless
4 6 (4.41%) Cloudflare
5 4 (2.94%) Power Platform
6 3 (2.21%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.47%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.47%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.41%) DNS
1 6 (4.41%) HTTP
1 6 (4.41%) Internet
2 4 (2.94%) MPLS
3 2 (1.47%) SAN
3 2 (1.47%) Skype
4 1 (0.74%) BGP
4 1 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.74%) DWDM
4 1 (0.74%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.74%) Firewall
4 1 (0.74%) Intranet
4 1 (0.74%) IPsec
4 1 (0.74%) LAN
4 1 (0.74%) Network Security
4 1 (0.74%) OSPF
4 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.74%) VPN
4 1 (0.74%) WAN
4 1 (0.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.62%) BusinessObjects
1 9 (6.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.15%) Big Data
3 6 (4.41%) ClickHouse
3 6 (4.41%) Flink
3 6 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.47%) Power BI
4 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.74%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.74%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.74%) QGIS
5 1 (0.74%) QlikView
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.94%) AdminStudio
1 4 (2.94%) AutoIt
2 2 (1.47%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.47%) PostCSS
3 1 (0.74%) ERwin
3 1 (0.74%) JIRA
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
General
1 54 (39.71%) Public Sector
2 43 (31.62%) Police
3 39 (28.68%) Law
4 21 (15.44%) Finance
5 12 (8.82%) Retail
6 11 (8.09%) Telecoms
7 10 (7.35%) Fire and Rescue
8 4 (2.94%) Housing Association
8 4 (2.94%) Publishing
9 2 (1.47%) Back Office
10 1 (0.74%) Electronics
10 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.74%) Front Office
10 1 (0.74%) Marketing
10 1 (0.74%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 26 (19.12%) Project Manager
2 18 (13.24%) Analyst
2 18 (13.24%) Business Analyst
3 14 (10.29%) Developer
4 10 (7.35%) Change Manager
5 8 (5.88%) IT Manager
6 7 (5.15%) ERP Manager
6 7 (5.15%) Software Developer
7 6 (4.41%) Project Officer
7 6 (4.41%) Project Support Officer
7 6 (4.41%) Software Engineer
7 6 (4.41%) Support Officer
8 5 (3.68%) Junior
8 5 (3.68%) Programme Manager
8 5 (3.68%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (3.68%) Senior Business Analyst
9 4 (2.94%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 4 (2.94%) Consultant
9 4 (2.94%) Public Sector Business Analyst
10 3 (2.21%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.62%) .NET
2 7 (5.15%) ASP.NET
3 6 (4.41%) Kafka
4 2 (1.47%) CSS
4 2 (1.47%) Drush
4 2 (1.47%) Sass
5 1 (0.74%) HTML
5 1 (0.74%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.09%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.41%) Blog
3 6 (4.41%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (4.41%) NHS
4 4 (2.94%) User Experience
5 3 (2.21%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.47%) PMI
6 2 (1.47%) Tandem
7 1 (0.74%) CCTV
7 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.74%) Fibre Optics
7 1 (0.74%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.41%) Unix
2 5 (3.68%) Apple iOS
2 5 (3.68%) Windows
2 5 (3.68%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.74%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (41.91%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (39.71%) Project Management
3 50 (36.76%) Analytics
4 43 (31.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (27.94%) Project Delivery
6 35 (25.74%) PRINCE2
7 32 (23.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 29 (21.32%) Change Management
9 27 (19.85%) Decision-Making
9 27 (19.85%) Portfolio Management
10 25 (18.38%) Change Control
11 15 (11.03%) Stakeholder Identification
12 14 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (10.29%) Programme Management
12 14 (10.29%) Resource Management
13 12 (8.82%) Business Analysis
13 12 (8.82%) Coaching
13 12 (8.82%) Project Governance
14 11 (8.09%) Knowledge Management
15 10 (7.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.50%) SQL
2 11 (8.09%) C
3 10 (7.35%) JavaScript
4 9 (6.62%) C#
5 7 (5.15%) Python
6 6 (4.41%) C++
6 6 (4.41%) Go
6 6 (4.41%) Lua
6 6 (4.41%) PowerShell
6 6 (4.41%) Rust
7 4 (2.94%) VB
7 4 (2.94%) VBScript
8 3 (2.21%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.47%) PHP
10 1 (0.74%) Java
10 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.74%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 45 (33.09%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.82%) Degree
2 12 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (4.41%) APMP
4 6 (4.41%) PMP
5 4 (2.94%) DBS Check
5 4 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.21%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.47%) RIBA
8 1 (0.74%) APMG
8 1 (0.74%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (15.44%) PMO
2 7 (5.15%) SLA
3 4 (2.94%) QA
4 3 (2.21%) P3O
System Software
1 9 (6.62%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.15%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (8.09%) SCCM
2 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (2.94%) AppDNA
4 2 (1.47%) WSUS
5 1 (0.74%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 51 (37.50%) Capita
2 35 (25.74%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.82%) Oracle
4 8 (5.88%) Citrix
4 8 (5.88%) VMware
5 3 (2.21%) Sage
6 2 (1.47%) Cisco
6 2 (1.47%) Tableau
7 1 (0.74%) Apple
7 1 (0.74%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.74%) ESRI
7 1 (0.74%) Hummingbird
7 1 (0.74%) Informatica
7 1 (0.74%) Juniper
7 1 (0.74%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.74%) Samsung
7 1 (0.74%) SAP
7 1 (0.74%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.74%) Spotify
7 1 (0.74%) Talend