Period
to 6 August 2020

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

Local Government (Local Authority, Local Council)
England > North of England
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 239 384 333
Rank change year-on-year +145 -51 +101
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 67 86 153
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 0.72% 0.44% 0.66%
As % of the General category 2.23% 1.31% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 70 72 118
Median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £39,351
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +20.71% -7.41%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,148 £20,500
90th Percentile £57,030 £81,125 £61,625
England median annual salary £43,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.40% +1.11% +8.92%

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 the North of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,001 6,574 9,305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 32.47% 33.94% 40.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2,266 4,614 7,281
Median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £65,000
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 the North of England

Job postings citing Local Government as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in the North of England

Local Government
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Local Government in the North of England.

Salary trend for Local Government in the North of England

Local Government
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Local Government in the North of England over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Local Government in the North of England

Local Government
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the North of England region over the 6 months to 6 August 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
North West +92 31 £44,697 -0.67% 5
Yorkshire +134 29 £42,500 -38.18% 4
North East +25 7 £41,000 +9.33% 1
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 6 August 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 North of England region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 29 (43.28%) SQL
2 28 (41.79%) C#
2 28 (41.79%) SQL Server
3 23 (34.33%) Microsoft
4 18 (26.87%) .NET
4 18 (26.87%) Windows
4 18 (26.87%) Management Information System
4 18 (26.87%) Retail
4 18 (26.87%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (20.90%) Azure
5 14 (20.90%) Case Management
6 13 (19.40%) Public Sector
7 12 (17.91%) Windows Server
7 12 (17.91%) DevOps
7 12 (17.91%) User Experience
7 12 (17.91%) VMware
8 11 (16.42%) CSS
8 11 (16.42%) HTML
8 11 (16.42%) PowerShell
9 10 (14.93%) JavaScript
9 10 (14.93%) XML
9 10 (14.93%) Project Delivery
10 9 (13.43%) ASP.NET
10 9 (13.43%) Web Services
10 9 (13.43%) Time Management
10 9 (13.43%) AWS
10 9 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (11.94%) VBScript
11 8 (11.94%) VB
11 8 (11.94%) IIS

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 8 (11.94%) IIS
2 3 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.48%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.99%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.48%) Chatbot
3 2 (2.99%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.99%) InVision
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.99%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.99%) Sketch
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.90%) Azure
2 9 (13.43%) AWS
3 4 (5.97%) Office 365
3 4 (5.97%) Power Platform
4 3 (4.48%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (4.48%) GCP
4 3 (4.48%) OneDrive
5 2 (2.99%) PowerApps
6 1 (1.49%) BlazeMeter
6 1 (1.49%) BrowserStack
6 1 (1.49%) SaaS
6 1 (1.49%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) Internet
1 8 (11.94%) SSL
1 8 (11.94%) VPN
2 2 (2.99%) Network Security
2 2 (2.99%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (2.99%) VoIP
2 2 (2.99%) WebEx
3 1 (1.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (41.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) Power BI
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.48%) Big Data
3 3 (4.48%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.49%) MySQL
5 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.96%) TeamCity
3 5 (7.46%) JIRA
3 5 (7.46%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (5.97%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.49%) JMeter
6 1 (1.49%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (26.87%) Retail
2 13 (19.40%) Public Sector
3 4 (5.97%) Finance
4 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.49%) Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Law
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
5 1 (1.49%) Police
5 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 16 (23.88%) Developer
2 8 (11.94%) Configuration Engineer
3 6 (8.96%) Project Manager
4 5 (7.46%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Consultant
5 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) IT Manager
5 4 (5.97%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (5.97%) Systems Developer
6 3 (4.48%) .NET Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Architect
6 3 (4.48%) Architecture Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (4.48%) Cloud Consultant
6 3 (4.48%) Software Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Strategy Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Designer
7 2 (2.99%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Services Director
7 2 (2.99%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.87%) .NET
2 11 (16.42%) CSS
2 11 (16.42%) HTML
3 10 (14.93%) XML
4 9 (13.43%) ASP.NET
4 9 (13.43%) Web Services
5 5 (7.46%) Middleware
6 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET Core
6 4 (5.97%) jQuery
7 3 (4.48%) .NET Core
7 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (4.48%) HTML5
7 3 (4.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (4.48%) WCF
8 2 (2.99%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.99%) JSON
8 2 (2.99%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (2.99%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.87%) Management Information System
2 12 (17.91%) User Experience
3 5 (7.46%) NHS
4 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.97%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.97%) Private Cloud
4 4 (5.97%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.48%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.99%) CCTV
6 2 (2.99%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (2.99%) Clustering
6 2 (2.99%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.99%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.99%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.99%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.87%) Windows
2 12 (17.91%) Windows Server
3 6 (8.96%) Windows 10
4 5 (7.46%) Linux
5 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (2.99%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.87%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (20.90%) Case Management
3 12 (17.91%) DevOps
4 10 (14.93%) Project Delivery
5 9 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (13.43%) Time Management
6 8 (11.94%) MVC
6 8 (11.94%) Project Management
6 8 (11.94%) Requirements Gathering
6 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (10.45%) ITIL
7 7 (10.45%) Service Delivery
8 6 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (8.96%) ERP
8 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 6 (8.96%) Line Management
9 5 (7.46%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.97%) Analytics
10 4 (5.97%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 29 (43.28%) SQL
2 28 (41.79%) C#
3 11 (16.42%) PowerShell
4 10 (14.93%) JavaScript
5 8 (11.94%) VB
5 8 (11.94%) VBScript
6 4 (5.97%) Python
7 3 (4.48%) Java
8 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.99%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.49%) C
9 1 (1.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) CCNA
1 2 (2.99%) CCNP
1 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (2.99%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) MCP
2 1 (1.49%) MCSA
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) GDPR
2 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.49%) PMO
2 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.96%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.99%) Docker
3 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Ansible
1 2 (2.99%) Kubernetes
1 2 (2.99%) Nagios
1 2 (2.99%) Terraform
2 1 (1.49%) Grafana
2 1 (1.49%) Kibana
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.49%) Prometheus
2 1 (1.49%) Puppet
2 1 (1.49%) SCCM
2 1 (1.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (34.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.91%) VMware
3 5 (7.46%) Capita
3 5 (7.46%) Splunk
4 4 (5.97%) Google
5 3 (4.48%) Rackspace
6 2 (2.99%) Adobe
6 2 (2.99%) Cisco
6 2 (2.99%) Dell
6 2 (2.99%) HP
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle
6 2 (2.99%) Samsung
7 1 (1.49%) Citrix
7 1 (1.49%) Remedy