Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government (Local Authority, Local Council)
England > London
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 464 560 647
Rank change year-on-year +96 +87 +74
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 151 201 191
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.40% 0.35% 0.28%
As % of the General category 0.81% 0.71% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 97 167 193
Median annual salary £48,500 £45,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.59% -4.21% +4.43%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,650 £31,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £68,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 18,596 28,346 35,003
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 49.07% 48.77% 50.49%
Number of salaries quoted 14,698 22,254 27,233
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £38,175 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £100,000 £96,000
England 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 London

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

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in London

Local Government
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Local Government in London.

Salary trend for Local Government in London

Local Government
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Local Government in London over the 6 months to 27 May 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 27 May 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 +18 32 £28,000 -38.46%
West London +24 10 £48,500 +23.16%
Central London +54 7 £76,500 +50.86% 2
East London +3 6 £68,192 +49.87% 4
North London -4 6 £49,637 -12.92% 1
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 66 (43.71%) Public Sector
2 53 (35.10%) Capita
3 51 (33.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 47 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (30.46%) Security Cleared
6 45 (29.80%) Project Management
7 41 (27.15%) Analytics
8 40 (26.49%) Police
9 33 (21.85%) Microsoft
10 32 (21.19%) PRINCE2
10 32 (21.19%) Project Delivery
11 28 (18.54%) Law
12 27 (17.88%) Office 365
13 26 (17.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 23 (15.23%) Business Analysis
15 22 (14.57%) Portfolio Management
16 21 (13.91%) Change Control
16 21 (13.91%) Change Management
17 19 (12.58%) Active Directory
18 18 (11.92%) Finance
18 18 (11.92%) Requirements Gathering
18 18 (11.92%) Decision-Making
19 17 (11.26%) Stakeholder Identification
20 16 (10.60%) IT Strategy
20 16 (10.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 15 (9.93%) SQL
21 15 (9.93%) Problem-Solving
21 15 (9.93%) Target Operating Model
22 14 (9.27%) NHS
22 14 (9.27%) SCCM

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 10 (6.62%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.99%) ArcGIS
3 2 (1.32%) CMS
3 2 (1.32%) Drupal
3 2 (1.32%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.66%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.66%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 27 (17.88%) Office 365
2 14 (9.27%) Azure
3 9 (5.96%) AWS
4 8 (5.30%) Power Platform
5 7 (4.64%) OneDrive
5 7 (4.64%) PowerApps
6 4 (2.65%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.99%) Mimecast
8 2 (1.32%) Azure Functions
8 2 (1.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.31%) Broadband
1 5 (3.31%) Skype
2 3 (1.99%) Internet
2 3 (1.99%) MPLS
3 2 (1.32%) SAN
3 2 (1.32%) Wireless
4 1 (0.66%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.97%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.31%) Big Data
2 5 (3.31%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.66%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.66%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.66%) DB2
4 1 (0.66%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.66%) Power BI
4 1 (0.66%) QlikView
4 1 (0.66%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.32%) PostCSS
2 1 (0.66%) ERwin
General
1 66 (43.71%) Public Sector
2 40 (26.49%) Police
3 28 (18.54%) Law
4 18 (11.92%) Finance
5 11 (7.28%) Retail
6 6 (3.97%) Fire and Rescue
6 6 (3.97%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.65%) Legal
8 2 (1.32%) Housing Association
8 2 (1.32%) Marketing
9 1 (0.66%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (19.21%) Analyst
2 26 (17.22%) Business Analyst
3 21 (13.91%) Project Manager
4 10 (6.62%) Change Manager
5 9 (5.96%) Developer
6 8 (5.30%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 8 (5.30%) ERP Manager
7 7 (4.64%) Architect
8 6 (3.97%) Chief Technology Officer
8 6 (3.97%) Development Officer
8 6 (3.97%) Junior
8 6 (3.97%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (3.97%) Senior Business Analyst
9 4 (2.65%) Business Architect
9 4 (2.65%) Consultant
9 4 (2.65%) Graduate
9 4 (2.65%) Junior Project Manager
9 4 (2.65%) Office 365 Developer
9 4 (2.65%) Senior Manager
10 3 (1.99%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.99%) .NET
2 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.32%) CSS
2 2 (1.32%) Drush
2 2 (1.32%) Sass
3 1 (0.66%) HTML
3 1 (0.66%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.27%) NHS
2 13 (8.61%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (7.28%) Tandem
4 7 (4.64%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.65%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.65%) User Experience
7 3 (1.99%) PMI
8 2 (1.32%) CMDB
9 1 (0.66%) CCTV
9 1 (0.66%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.66%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.66%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.66%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.66%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.66%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.66%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.95%) Windows
2 11 (7.28%) Apple iOS
2 11 (7.28%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.66%) Android
3 1 (0.66%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (33.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 47 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (29.80%) Project Management
4 41 (27.15%) Analytics
5 32 (21.19%) PRINCE2
5 32 (21.19%) Project Delivery
6 26 (17.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 23 (15.23%) Business Analysis
8 22 (14.57%) Portfolio Management
9 21 (13.91%) Change Control
9 21 (13.91%) Change Management
10 18 (11.92%) Decision-Making
10 18 (11.92%) Requirements Gathering
11 17 (11.26%) Stakeholder Identification
12 16 (10.60%) IT Strategy
13 15 (9.93%) Problem-Solving
13 15 (9.93%) Target Operating Model
14 13 (8.61%) Agile Project Management
15 12 (7.95%) Project Governance
15 12 (7.95%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.93%) SQL
2 8 (5.30%) C
3 5 (3.31%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.65%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.99%) C#
5 3 (1.99%) PHP
6 2 (1.32%) Java
7 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.66%) Python
7 1 (0.66%) Solidity
7 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (30.46%) Security Cleared
2 16 (10.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 12 (7.95%) SC Cleared
4 11 (7.28%) Degree
5 3 (1.99%) APMP
5 3 (1.99%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.32%) CISM
6 2 (1.32%) PMP
6 2 (1.32%) RIBA
7 1 (0.66%) CISSP
7 1 (0.66%) HNC
7 1 (0.66%) ISEB
7 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.61%) PMO
2 7 (4.64%) QA
3 3 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.32%) GDPR
4 2 (1.32%) P3O
5 1 (0.66%) COBIT
5 1 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.66%) ISO 31000
5 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (0.66%) NCSC
5 1 (0.66%) NIST
5 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (12.58%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.61%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.66%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 14 (9.27%) SCCM
2 12 (7.95%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 53 (35.10%) Capita
2 33 (21.85%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.95%) Oracle
4 4 (2.65%) Citrix
4 4 (2.65%) VMware
5 3 (1.99%) Sage
6 2 (1.32%) CyberArk
6 2 (1.32%) Ivanti
7 1 (0.66%) Apple
7 1 (0.66%) Cisco
7 1 (0.66%) Cognos
7 1 (0.66%) ESRI
7 1 (0.66%) Hummingbird
7 1 (0.66%) Informatica
7 1 (0.66%) Juniper
7 1 (0.66%) McAfee
7 1 (0.66%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.66%) SAP
7 1 (0.66%) Tableau
7 1 (0.66%) Talend