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 West. 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 West
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 196 288 304
Rank change year-on-year +92 +16 +44
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 31 52 60
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 0.62% 0.49% 0.49%
As % of the General category 1.78% 1.34% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 31 45 47
Median annual salary £44,697 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.67% +20.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,148 £23,783
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,500 £57,500
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 West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,743 3,895 5,032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 34.69% 36.97% 41.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,273 2,590 3,806
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £25,244
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,852
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 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 6 August 2020.

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 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
Manchester +62 16 £50,506 +1.01% 3
Cheshire +64 10 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Merseyside - 5 £36,000 - 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 West region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 13 (41.94%) .NET
2 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
3 11 (35.48%) SQL
4 10 (32.26%) C#
5 9 (29.03%) HTML
5 9 (29.03%) CSS
5 9 (29.03%) Azure
5 9 (29.03%) AWS
6 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
6 8 (25.81%) Windows
6 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
6 8 (25.81%) User Experience
7 7 (22.58%) DevOps
7 7 (22.58%) Web Services
7 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
7 7 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
8 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
8 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
8 6 (19.35%) ITIL
8 6 (19.35%) Public Sector
9 5 (16.13%) Line Management
9 5 (16.13%) VMware
9 5 (16.13%) JIRA
10 4 (12.90%) Google
10 4 (12.90%) Retail
10 4 (12.90%) Kanban
10 4 (12.90%) Use Case
10 4 (12.90%) jQuery
10 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration

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 (9.68%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
1 3 (9.68%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (6.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Chatbot
2 2 (6.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (6.45%) InVision
2 2 (6.45%) Photoshop
2 2 (6.45%) Sketch
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (29.03%) AWS
1 9 (29.03%) Azure
2 4 (12.90%) Office 365
2 4 (12.90%) Power Platform
3 3 (9.68%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (9.68%) GCP
3 3 (9.68%) OneDrive
4 2 (6.45%) PowerApps
5 1 (3.23%) BlazeMeter
5 1 (3.23%) BrowserStack
5 1 (3.23%) SaaS
5 1 (3.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
1 2 (6.45%) Network Security
1 2 (6.45%) Software-Defined Networking
1 2 (6.45%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) Power BI
3 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.23%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
2 5 (16.13%) JIRA
3 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.23%) JMeter
5 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (19.35%) Public Sector
2 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Retail
3 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Law
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Police
4 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Developer
2 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Cloud Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Applications Developer
4 2 (6.45%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Designer
4 2 (6.45%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) .NET
2 9 (29.03%) CSS
2 9 (29.03%) HTML
3 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
4 7 (22.58%) Web Services
5 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Core
5 4 (12.90%) jQuery
6 3 (9.68%) .NET Core
6 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (9.68%) HTML5
6 3 (9.68%) Middleware
6 3 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (9.68%) WCF
7 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.45%) JSON
8 1 (3.23%) LINQ
8 1 (3.23%) WPF
8 1 (3.23%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) User Experience
2 4 (12.90%) Private Cloud
3 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.45%) CCTV
4 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (6.45%) Internet of Things
4 2 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Windows 10
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2016
3 3 (9.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) DevOps
1 7 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (19.35%) ITIL
3 5 (16.13%) Line Management
4 4 (12.90%) Analytics
4 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.90%) Change Control
4 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (12.90%) Kanban
4 4 (12.90%) MVC
4 4 (12.90%) OO
4 4 (12.90%) Use Case
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.68%) Open Source
5 3 (9.68%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
5 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (9.68%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 10 (32.26%) C#
3 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
4 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
5 4 (12.90%) Python
6 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
1 1 (3.23%) MCP
1 1 (3.23%) MCSA
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) GDPR
1 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.23%) PMO
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) Docker
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Ansible
1 2 (6.45%) Kubernetes
1 2 (6.45%) Nagios
1 2 (6.45%) Terraform
2 1 (3.23%) Grafana
2 1 (3.23%) Kibana
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.23%) Prometheus
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) VMware
3 4 (12.90%) Google
4 3 (9.68%) Rackspace
5 2 (6.45%) Adobe
5 2 (6.45%) Capita
6 1 (3.23%) Citrix