Period
to 15 January 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 6 months to 15 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government (Local Authority, Local Council)
England > North West
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 184 255 289
Rank change year-on-year +71 +34 +52
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 27 40 57
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 0.57% 0.45% 0.54%
As % of the General category 1.78% 1.27% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 25 36 52
Median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £40,349
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +36.31% -15.94%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,574 £23,200
90th Percentile £54,500 £82,500 £75,875
England median annual salary £47,500 £48,500 £43,272
% change year-on-year -2.06% +12.08% -3.84%

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 West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,521 3,146 4,309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 31.95% 35.35% 40.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,198 2,359 3,328
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,339 £72,094
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in the North West

Local Government
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Local Government in the North West

Local Government
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Local Government in the North West over the 6 months to 15 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Local Government in the North West

Local Government
Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 15 January 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
Cheshire +54 18 £45,000 +20.00%
Manchester +40 6 £37,500 -31.82% 9
Lancashire +23 1 £57,500 +89.20% 1
Merseyside +22 1 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 North West region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 13 (48.15%) HTML
2 10 (37.04%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 9 (33.33%) CSS
4 8 (29.63%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (29.63%) QlikView
5 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
5 7 (25.93%) HTML5
5 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
6 6 (22.22%) SQL
6 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 6 (22.22%) SEO
6 6 (22.22%) Power BI
6 6 (22.22%) User Experience
6 6 (22.22%) Power Platform
6 6 (22.22%) Azure
6 6 (22.22%) Web Application Development
6 6 (22.22%) CSS3
6 6 (22.22%) Xamarin
7 5 (18.52%) Tableau
7 5 (18.52%) Public Sector
7 5 (18.52%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (18.52%) Front End Development
7 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (18.52%) Web Development
8 4 (14.81%) Degree
8 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
8 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
8 4 (14.81%) Finance

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Azure
1 6 (22.22%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) DHCP
1 3 (11.11%) DNS
1 3 (11.11%) LAN
1 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 3 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (29.63%) QlikView
2 6 (22.22%) Power BI
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 5 (18.52%) Tableau
4 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 3 (11.11%) Data Mining
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (11.11%) Qlik Sense
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) JIRA
General
1 5 (18.52%) Public Sector
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
3 3 (11.11%) Electronics
3 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 3 (11.11%) Marketing
3 3 (11.11%) Social Housing
4 1 (3.70%) Law
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Business Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Designer
4 3 (11.11%) QlikView Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Tableau Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.70%) Business Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Sales Manager
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) HTML
2 9 (33.33%) CSS
3 7 (25.93%) HTML5
4 6 (22.22%) CSS3
5 3 (11.11%) .NET
5 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 2 (7.41%) .NET Core
6 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
6 2 (7.41%) Flutter
6 2 (7.41%) Kafka
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Core
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (3.70%) jQuery
7 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (3.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (22.22%) User Experience
3 5 (18.52%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (22.22%) SEO
2 6 (22.22%) Web Application Development
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) Front End Development
3 5 (18.52%) Web Development
4 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
4 4 (14.81%) ETL
4 4 (14.81%) Programme Management
4 4 (14.81%) Project Delivery
5 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 3 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (11.11%) Predictive Modelling
5 3 (11.11%) PRINCE
5 3 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Requirements Workshops
5 3 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (7.41%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
6 2 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (22.22%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) C#
3 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.70%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (11.11%) vSphere
1 3 (11.11%) XenApp
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) Xamarin
3 3 (11.11%) 3PAR
3 3 (11.11%) Citrix
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) SAP
3 3 (11.11%) Veeam
3 3 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Capita
4 1 (3.70%) Cognos