Period
to 26 September 2021

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 26 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government (Local Authority, Local Council)
England > London
6 months to
26 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 589 408 539
Rank change year-on-year -181 +131 +72
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 121 73 212
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.37% 0.38%
As % of the General category 0.40% 0.62% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67 45 143
10th Percentile £40,950 £33,950 £23,513
25th Percentile £46,000 £41,227 £39,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,196 £50,091 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.21% +11.31% -5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £85,250 £63,485
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,028 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.31% +4.51% -

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 30,449 11,687 34,242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 62.45% 58.92% 61.45%
Number of salaries quoted 18,961 9,632 27,077
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +5.69%
75th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £83,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £115,000 £101,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £53,400
% change year-on-year - +7.68% +6.38%

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 26 September 2021.

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 26 September 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
Central London -53 10 £50,000 +10.36% 7
South London -32 5 £42,500 +51.79% 7
West London -72 4 £48,363 +9.94% 6
North London -8 2 £41,000 -22.04% 3
East London -22 2 £71,464 -4.72% 12
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 London region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 63 (52.07%) Finance
2 51 (42.15%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (37.19%) Azure
4 43 (35.54%) React
5 37 (30.58%) JavaScript
6 36 (29.75%) Scrum
7 33 (27.27%) DevOps
8 32 (26.45%) .NET
9 31 (25.62%) C#
9 31 (25.62%) AngularJS
9 31 (25.62%) Microservices
9 31 (25.62%) ES6
9 31 (25.62%) .NET Core
10 30 (24.79%) Public Sector
10 30 (24.79%) Ruby
10 30 (24.79%) Ruby on Rails
11 29 (23.97%) Microsoft
12 28 (23.14%) AWS
12 28 (23.14%) Social Skills
13 27 (22.31%) Presentation Skills
14 25 (20.66%) Marketing
15 24 (19.83%) Full Stack Development
16 23 (19.01%) Kanban
17 22 (18.18%) CSS
17 22 (18.18%) Software Engineering
17 22 (18.18%) Legal
17 22 (18.18%) TDD
17 22 (18.18%) Pair Programming
18 21 (17.36%) Blog
19 20 (16.53%) Mentoring

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 18 (14.88%) Cloud Foundry
2 13 (10.74%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.83%) CMS
3 1 (0.83%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 16 (13.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (8.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (6.61%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.83%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (6.61%) Oracle Assets
1 8 (6.61%) Oracle Cash Management
1 8 (6.61%) Oracle Payables
1 8 (6.61%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (3.31%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (3.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (3.31%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.83%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 45 (37.19%) Azure
2 28 (23.14%) AWS
3 19 (15.70%) IaaS
3 19 (15.70%) PaaS
3 19 (15.70%) Serverless
4 18 (14.88%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (14.88%) Amazon ECS
4 18 (14.88%) Amazon S3
4 18 (14.88%) Amazon SQS
4 18 (14.88%) AWS CloudFormation
4 18 (14.88%) AWS Lambda
4 18 (14.88%) CloudFront
4 18 (14.88%) Heroku
4 18 (14.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 11 (9.09%) Microsoft 365
5 11 (9.09%) SaaS
6 7 (5.79%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (5.79%) GCP
7 5 (4.13%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (4.13%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.96%) DHCP
1 6 (4.96%) DNS
1 6 (4.96%) Firewall
2 3 (2.48%) Internet
3 2 (1.65%) Network Security
4 1 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.88%) Amazon RDS
2 14 (11.57%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (11.57%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.13%) GIS
3 5 (4.13%) Power BI
4 4 (3.31%) Data Mining
4 4 (3.31%) Geospatial Data
4 4 (3.31%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.65%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.65%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.65%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 15 (12.40%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.09%) RSpec
2 11 (9.09%) webpack
3 2 (1.65%) JIRA
General
1 63 (52.07%) Finance
2 30 (24.79%) Public Sector
3 28 (23.14%) Social Skills
4 27 (22.31%) Presentation Skills
5 25 (20.66%) Marketing
6 22 (18.18%) Legal
7 13 (10.74%) Organisational Skills
8 12 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (8.26%) Law
10 9 (7.44%) Billing
10 9 (7.44%) General Ledger
11 8 (6.61%) Back Office
11 8 (6.61%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 6 (4.96%) Banking
12 6 (4.96%) Games
12 6 (4.96%) Influencing Skills
13 5 (4.13%) Retail
14 3 (2.48%) Police
15 2 (1.65%) Fire and Rescue
15 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (23.14%) Developer
2 22 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 13 (10.74%) Lead Software Engineer
4 11 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 9 (7.44%) Analyst
5 9 (7.44%) Head of Infrastructure
5 9 (7.44%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (6.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (5.79%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (4.96%) .NET Developer
8 6 (4.96%) Angular Developer
8 6 (4.96%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
8 6 (4.96%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.13%) Consultant
10 4 (3.31%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.31%) Finance Manager
10 4 (3.31%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (3.31%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 4 (3.31%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (3.31%) Workday Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (35.54%) React
2 32 (26.45%) .NET
3 31 (25.62%) .NET Core
3 31 (25.62%) AngularJS
4 30 (24.79%) Ruby on Rails
5 22 (18.18%) CSS
6 18 (14.88%) Angular 2
6 18 (14.88%) Sinatra
7 15 (12.40%) Node.js
8 13 (10.74%) .NET Framework
8 13 (10.74%) Entity Framework
9 11 (9.09%) jQuery
9 11 (9.09%) Sass
9 11 (9.09%) Web Services
10 7 (5.79%) JSON
10 7 (5.79%) XML
11 4 (3.31%) HTML
11 4 (3.31%) Spring
12 2 (1.65%) React Native
12 2 (1.65%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.36%) Blog
2 18 (14.88%) Legacy Systems
3 15 (12.40%) User Experience
4 12 (9.92%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (8.26%) Social Media
6 9 (7.44%) Smart City
7 7 (5.79%) Data Structures
7 7 (5.79%) Management Information System
8 4 (3.31%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (3.31%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.65%) Cyber Defence
9 2 (1.65%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.65%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.65%) Housing Association
10 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.83%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.09%) Unix
2 7 (5.79%) Windows
3 6 (4.96%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.48%) Linux
5 2 (1.65%) Android
5 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (42.15%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (29.75%) Scrum
3 33 (27.27%) DevOps
4 31 (25.62%) Microservices
5 24 (19.83%) Full Stack Development
6 23 (19.01%) Kanban
7 22 (18.18%) Pair Programming
7 22 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 22 (18.18%) TDD
8 20 (16.53%) Mentoring
9 19 (15.70%) Coaching
9 19 (15.70%) Infrastructure as Code
10 18 (14.88%) Analytics
10 18 (14.88%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
10 18 (14.88%) Ergonomics
10 18 (14.88%) OO
10 18 (14.88%) Software Delivery
11 17 (14.05%) Thought Leadership
12 15 (12.40%) Project Management
13 14 (11.57%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 37 (30.58%) JavaScript
2 31 (25.62%) C#
2 31 (25.62%) ES6
3 30 (24.79%) Ruby
4 17 (14.05%) SQL
5 12 (9.92%) Python
6 11 (9.09%) TypeScript
7 9 (7.44%) Java
8 4 (3.31%) Kotlin
8 4 (3.31%) VBA
9 2 (1.65%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.65%) Clojure
9 2 (1.65%) ClojureScript
9 2 (1.65%) Lisp
9 2 (1.65%) PHP
9 2 (1.65%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.83%) C
10 1 (0.83%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (11.57%) Degree
2 6 (4.96%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (2.48%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.65%) AAT
5 2 (1.65%) CCAB
6 1 (0.83%) APMG
6 1 (0.83%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.83%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) GDPR
2 2 (1.65%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.65%) NCSC
2 2 (1.65%) PMO
3 1 (0.83%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.83%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (13.22%) Docker
2 7 (5.79%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (14.88%) Kubernetes
1 18 (14.88%) Terraform
2 7 (5.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (23.97%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.44%) Capita
2 9 (7.44%) Oracle
2 9 (7.44%) Workday
3 7 (5.79%) VMware
4 6 (4.96%) SAP
5 1 (0.83%) Adyen
5 1 (0.83%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.83%) Google
5 1 (0.83%) hybris
5 1 (0.83%) Northgate
5 1 (0.83%) Openreach
5 1 (0.83%) ServiceNow