Period
to 31 October 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 31 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government (Local Authority, Local Council)
England > London
6 months to
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 396 543 599
Rank change year-on-year +147 +56 +120
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 67 189 233
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.34% 0.35% 0.34%
As % of the General category 0.70% 0.72% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 56 173 215
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% -4.74%
10th Percentile £36,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £61,100 £75,000
England 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 London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 9,531 26,221 34,155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 47.83% 48.01% 50.40%
Number of salaries quoted 7,870 20,707 26,704
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £105,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 31 October 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 31 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
Central London +154 13 £45,307 +0.68% 1
South London +37 12 £28,000 -34.12%
East London +33 6 £75,000 +64.84% 3
North London +26 2 £52,590 -4.38% 11
West London +80 1 £50,091 +16.49%
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 31 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 London region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 24 (35.82%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (34.33%) Analytics
3 20 (29.85%) Capita
4 18 (26.87%) Public Sector
5 17 (25.37%) Azure
6 16 (23.88%) Security Cleared
6 16 (23.88%) Project Management
7 15 (22.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (22.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 15 (22.39%) Business Case
8 14 (20.90%) AWS
9 13 (19.40%) Finance
9 13 (19.40%) Law
9 13 (19.40%) HTML
9 13 (19.40%) PRINCE2
9 13 (19.40%) CSS
9 13 (19.40%) Police
10 12 (17.91%) Decision-Making
10 12 (17.91%) JavaScript
11 11 (16.42%) ITIL
11 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
11 11 (16.42%) Change Management
11 11 (16.42%) Project Delivery
12 9 (13.43%) Stakeholder Identification
13 8 (11.94%) Active Directory
13 8 (11.94%) Business Analysis
13 8 (11.94%) Artificial Intelligence
13 8 (11.94%) Change Control
13 8 (11.94%) TypeScript
13 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills

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 1 (1.49%) Confluence
1 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Chatbot
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.97%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.49%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.37%) Azure
2 14 (20.90%) AWS
3 5 (7.46%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (7.46%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (7.46%) Serverless
4 4 (5.97%) Office 365
5 3 (4.48%) GCP
5 3 (4.48%) Logic Apps
6 2 (2.99%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.49%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.49%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.49%) PowerApps
7 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) PPP
2 2 (2.99%) Broadband
3 1 (1.49%) 4G
3 1 (1.49%) Internet
3 1 (1.49%) LAN
3 1 (1.49%) LTE
3 1 (1.49%) PBX
3 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.49%) VLAN
3 1 (1.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) Big Data
1 5 (7.46%) GIS
2 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.49%) MySQL
4 1 (1.49%) QGIS
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.49%) Tableau
4 1 (1.49%) Tableau Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) GitLab
1 1 (1.49%) JIRA
1 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (26.87%) Public Sector
2 13 (19.40%) Finance
2 13 (19.40%) Law
2 13 (19.40%) Police
3 6 (8.96%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.46%) Banking
4 5 (7.46%) Fire and Rescue
5 2 (2.99%) Marketing
6 1 (1.49%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (19.40%) Developer
2 11 (16.42%) Analyst
3 9 (13.43%) Project Manager
4 7 (10.45%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Administrator
5 5 (7.46%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Design Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Fibre Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Lead Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Project Officer
7 3 (4.48%) Project Support Officer
7 3 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Senior Manager
7 3 (4.48%) Support Officer
8 2 (2.99%) Junior
8 2 (2.99%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (2.99%) Support Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.40%) CSS
1 13 (19.40%) HTML
2 7 (10.45%) Express
2 7 (10.45%) Natural Language Processing
2 7 (10.45%) Node.js
2 7 (10.45%) REST
3 5 (7.46%) jQuery
3 5 (7.46%) WebSockets
4 3 (4.48%) .NET
5 2 (2.99%) Redux
6 1 (1.49%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.49%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.45%) Robotics
3 5 (7.46%) Fibre Optics
3 5 (7.46%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.97%) Driving Licence
4 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.48%) Tandem
6 2 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.99%) User Experience
7 1 (1.49%) Clustering
7 1 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.49%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.49%) NHS
7 1 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.96%) Windows
2 4 (5.97%) Linux
2 4 (5.97%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.82%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (34.33%) Analytics
3 16 (23.88%) Project Management
4 15 (22.39%) Business Case
4 15 (22.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 15 (22.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (19.40%) PRINCE2
6 12 (17.91%) Decision-Making
7 11 (16.42%) Change Management
7 11 (16.42%) ITIL
7 11 (16.42%) Project Delivery
8 9 (13.43%) Stakeholder Identification
9 8 (11.94%) Artificial Intelligence
9 8 (11.94%) Business Analysis
9 8 (11.94%) Change Control
10 7 (10.45%) Agile Project Management
10 7 (10.45%) Machine Learning
10 7 (10.45%) Portfolio Management
10 7 (10.45%) Project Governance
10 7 (10.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.91%) JavaScript
2 8 (11.94%) TypeScript
3 7 (10.45%) SQL
4 4 (5.97%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (23.88%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.46%) Degree
3 5 (7.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.99%) MCSA
4 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.49%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) HNC
5 1 (1.49%) ISEB
5 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) PMO
2 1 (1.49%) P3O
System Software
1 8 (11.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.49%) Docker
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) SCOM
2 2 (2.99%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.99%) SCCM
3 1 (1.49%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.49%) Simpana
Vendors
1 20 (29.85%) Capita
2 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.46%) Google
4 4 (5.97%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (4.48%) Oracle
5 3 (4.48%) VMware
6 2 (2.99%) BiZZdesign
6 2 (2.99%) Cisco
6 2 (2.99%) Civica
6 2 (2.99%) Sparx
7 1 (1.49%) BT
7 1 (1.49%) CommVault
7 1 (1.49%) IDERA
7 1 (1.49%) Ivanti
7 1 (1.49%) Qualys
7 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.49%) Siemens