Period
to 16 May 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 16 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government (Local Authority, Local Council)
England > London
6 months to
16 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 508 495 573
Rank change year-on-year -13 +78 +95
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 90 147 193
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.37% 0.33%
As % of the General category 0.45% 0.61% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 62 91 152
10th Percentile £41,250 £30,000 £25,275
25th Percentile £47,625 £33,250 £37,202
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £48,500 £45,500
Median % change year-on-year +13.40% +6.59% -8.08%
75th Percentile £71,250 £73,000 £57,425
90th Percentile £72,375 £87,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £44,316 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.54% -1.52% -

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 20,057 24,285 36,516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 59.94% 60.59% 62.36%
Number of salaries quoted 14,922 19,317 28,976
10th Percentile £40,500 £36,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £48,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £64,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +5.47% +6.67%
75th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £98,750
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 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 16 May 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 16 May 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 +59 10 £51,250 -46.89% 3
South London -9 5 £42,500 +51.79% 2
West London +29 4 £53,500 +10.31% 5
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 16 May 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 44 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (37.78%) React
3 32 (35.56%) JavaScript
4 31 (34.44%) DevOps
5 30 (33.33%) ES6
6 28 (31.11%) Ruby
6 28 (31.11%) Ruby on Rails
7 27 (30.00%) Finance
7 27 (30.00%) Azure
7 27 (30.00%) Public Sector
7 27 (30.00%) Social Skills
8 26 (28.89%) Scrum
9 22 (24.44%) CSS
9 22 (24.44%) AWS
10 20 (22.22%) Mentoring
11 19 (21.11%) AngularJS
11 19 (21.11%) Marketing
12 18 (20.00%) Docker
12 18 (20.00%) Web Services
12 18 (20.00%) Project Management
13 17 (18.89%) .NET
13 17 (18.89%) Sass
13 17 (18.89%) Node.js
13 17 (18.89%) Presentation Skills
14 16 (17.78%) IaaS
14 16 (17.78%) Degree
14 16 (17.78%) Amazon S3
14 16 (17.78%) PaaS
14 16 (17.78%) Kanban
14 16 (17.78%) Security 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 15 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (5.56%) Drupal
2 5 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 4 (4.44%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (4.44%) Fireworks
1 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (4.44%) Photoshop
1 4 (4.44%) Sketch
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.11%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.11%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.11%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (1.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 27 (30.00%) Azure
2 22 (24.44%) AWS
3 16 (17.78%) Amazon S3
3 16 (17.78%) IaaS
3 16 (17.78%) PaaS
4 15 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (16.67%) Amazon ECS
4 15 (16.67%) Amazon SQS
4 15 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 15 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
4 15 (16.67%) CloudFront
4 15 (16.67%) Heroku
4 15 (16.67%) Serverless
4 15 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 8 (8.89%) GCP
6 6 (6.67%) Microsoft 365
7 4 (4.44%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (4.44%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (4.44%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.00%) Internet
2 4 (4.44%) Intranet
3 3 (3.33%) DHCP
3 3 (3.33%) DNS
3 3 (3.33%) Firewall
4 2 (2.22%) SSH
5 1 (1.11%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
2 14 (15.56%) SQL Server
3 13 (14.44%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (10.00%) Big Data
5 4 (4.44%) GIS
6 1 (1.11%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.11%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (1.11%) Power BI
6 1 (1.11%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 13 (14.44%) RSpec
1 13 (14.44%) webpack
2 7 (7.78%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.56%) Vagrant
4 4 (4.44%) Grunt
4 4 (4.44%) gulp
4 4 (4.44%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.22%) git-flow
5 2 (2.22%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.22%) JIRA
5 2 (2.22%) Mocha
5 2 (2.22%) Storybook
6 1 (1.11%) CircleCI
General
1 27 (30.00%) Finance
1 27 (30.00%) Public Sector
1 27 (30.00%) Social Skills
2 19 (21.11%) Marketing
3 17 (18.89%) Presentation Skills
4 15 (16.67%) Legal
5 5 (5.56%) Organisational Skills
6 4 (4.44%) Law
7 3 (3.33%) Aerospace
7 3 (3.33%) Banking
7 3 (3.33%) Billing
7 3 (3.33%) General Ledger
7 3 (3.33%) Influencing Skills
8 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.22%) Police
9 1 (1.11%) Fire and Rescue
9 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (28.89%) Developer
2 15 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 13 (14.44%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 12 (13.33%) Consultant
5 11 (12.22%) Lead Software Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Technical Consultant
7 6 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Business Manager
8 5 (5.56%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (4.44%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (3.33%) Analyst
10 3 (3.33%) Architect
10 3 (3.33%) Drupal Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Technical Manager
11 2 (2.22%) Account Manager
11 2 (2.22%) Business Analyst
11 2 (2.22%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (2.22%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (37.78%) React
2 28 (31.11%) Ruby on Rails
3 22 (24.44%) CSS
4 19 (21.11%) AngularJS
5 18 (20.00%) Web Services
6 17 (18.89%) .NET
6 17 (18.89%) Node.js
6 17 (18.89%) Sass
7 15 (16.67%) .NET Core
7 15 (16.67%) Angular 2
7 15 (16.67%) Sinatra
8 13 (14.44%) jQuery
9 7 (7.78%) HTML
10 6 (6.67%) REST
11 4 (4.44%) Django
11 4 (4.44%) JSON
11 4 (4.44%) LAMP
11 4 (4.44%) SOAP
11 4 (4.44%) Symfony
11 4 (4.44%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.67%) Blog
2 13 (14.44%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.89%) Internet of Things
4 6 (6.67%) User Experience
5 5 (5.56%) NHS
6 4 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (4.44%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (2.22%) Graphic Design
9 1 (1.11%) Fibre Optics
9 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.44%) Unix
2 4 (4.44%) Windows
3 3 (3.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.22%) Android
4 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (34.44%) DevOps
3 26 (28.89%) Scrum
4 20 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 18 (20.00%) Project Management
6 16 (17.78%) Kanban
6 16 (17.78%) TDD
7 15 (16.67%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
7 15 (16.67%) Coaching
7 15 (16.67%) Ergonomics
7 15 (16.67%) Infrastructure as Code
7 15 (16.67%) Microservices
7 15 (16.67%) OO
7 15 (16.67%) Pair Programming
7 15 (16.67%) Software Delivery
7 15 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 12 (13.33%) Analytics
8 12 (13.33%) Project Delivery
8 12 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 12 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (35.56%) JavaScript
2 30 (33.33%) ES6
3 28 (31.11%) Ruby
4 16 (17.78%) C#
5 13 (14.44%) Python
5 13 (14.44%) TypeScript
6 12 (13.33%) C
7 6 (6.67%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.44%) Java
8 4 (4.44%) Perl
8 4 (4.44%) PHP
9 2 (2.22%) Clojure
9 2 (2.22%) ClojureScript
9 2 (2.22%) Lisp
10 1 (1.11%) ABAP
10 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.11%) SQL
10 1 (1.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (17.78%) Degree
1 16 (17.78%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.11%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) WAI
1 4 (4.44%) WCAG
2 2 (2.22%) PMO
3 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.11%) GDPR
3 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 15288
3 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 18 (20.00%) Docker
2 4 (4.44%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.11%) Varnish
4 1 (1.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (16.67%) Kubernetes
1 15 (16.67%) Terraform
2 4 (4.44%) SCCM
3 1 (1.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.33%) Capita
3 5 (5.56%) Adobe
3 5 (5.56%) Google
3 5 (5.56%) VMware
4 3 (3.33%) Civica
4 3 (3.33%) Northgate
4 3 (3.33%) Workday
5 2 (2.22%) SAP
6 1 (1.11%) Adyen
6 1 (1.11%) BiZZdesign
6 1 (1.11%) hybris
6 1 (1.11%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (1.11%) Sparx