Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government (Local Authority, Local Council)
England > North West
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 269 290 329
Rank change year-on-year +21 +39 -41
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 49 73 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.48% 0.62% 0.29%
As % of the General category 1.36% 1.52% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 37 61 27
North West median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £29,148 £23,783 £22,900
90th Percentile £83,750 £57,250 £57,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £44,925 £41,747
% change year-on-year +0.17% +7.61% +4.37%

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 3,602 4,814 5,520
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 35.65% 40.94% 43.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2,598 3,552 4,014
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,312 £69,369 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,434 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.04% +3.68% +5.00%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Local Government as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Local Government in the North West over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

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 17 October 2019. 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 +23 36 £64,500 +43.33% 11
Lancashire -10 11 £30,392 -17.28%
Cheshire +12 1 £37,500 +20.69% 1
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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 21 (42.86%) Public Sector
2 19 (38.78%) Finance
3 15 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (30.61%) Project Delivery
3 15 (30.61%) Azure
4 14 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (28.57%) Retail
4 14 (28.57%) Project Management
5 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
5 13 (26.53%) AWS
6 12 (24.49%) Requirements Analysis
6 12 (24.49%) Manufacturing
6 12 (24.49%) Migration
6 12 (24.49%) Risk Management
7 11 (22.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (22.45%) Business Analysis
8 10 (20.41%) Management Information System
8 10 (20.41%) Analytics
8 10 (20.41%) DevOps
9 9 (18.37%) Resource Management
9 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
9 9 (18.37%) Police
9 9 (18.37%) PMO
9 9 (18.37%) SQL
9 9 (18.37%) UML
9 9 (18.37%) Law
9 9 (18.37%) Capita
10 8 (16.33%) VMware
10 8 (16.33%) Windows
10 8 (16.33%) Middleware

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 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (30.61%) Azure
2 13 (26.53%) AWS
3 6 (12.24%) GCP
4 5 (10.20%) Power Platform
5 3 (6.12%) G Suite
5 3 (6.12%) Office 365
6 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) VoIP
2 1 (2.04%) DNS
2 1 (2.04%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) LAN
2 1 (2.04%) Network Security
2 1 (2.04%) Skype
2 1 (2.04%) SSL
2 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) WAN
2 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) Data Mining
2 5 (10.20%) Power BI
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (8.16%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (8.16%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 4 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (8.16%) Qlik Sense
3 4 (8.16%) QlikView
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.04%) GIS
5 1 (2.04%) MS Access
5 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 21 (42.86%) Public Sector
2 19 (38.78%) Finance
3 14 (28.57%) Retail
4 12 (24.49%) Manufacturing
5 9 (18.37%) Law
5 9 (18.37%) Police
6 6 (12.24%) Fire and Rescue
6 6 (12.24%) Housing Association
7 4 (8.16%) Electronics
7 4 (8.16%) Marketing
7 4 (8.16%) Social Housing
7 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
8 1 (2.04%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Consultant
2 10 (20.41%) Project Manager
3 9 (18.37%) Architect
3 9 (18.37%) Cloud Consultant
4 6 (12.24%) Implementation Manager
4 6 (12.24%) Implementation Project Manager
4 6 (12.24%) Systems Manager
5 5 (10.20%) Cloud Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Project Officer
6 4 (8.16%) Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) AWS Architect
6 4 (8.16%) AWS Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Data Warehouse Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Project Support Officer
6 4 (8.16%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Support Officer
6 4 (8.16%) Web Architect
6 4 (8.16%) Web Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) Middleware
2 6 (12.24%) Web Services
3 3 (6.12%) .NET
3 3 (6.12%) CSS
3 3 (6.12%) HTML
4 2 (4.08%) .NET Core
4 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.04%) Angular 2
5 1 (2.04%) Apache Flex
5 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.04%) CSS3
5 1 (2.04%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.04%) HTML5
5 1 (2.04%) jQuery
5 1 (2.04%) Node.js
5 1 (2.04%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (2.04%) React
5 1 (2.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Management Information System
2 8 (16.33%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.12%) Chip and PIN
4 3 (6.12%) Driving Licence
4 3 (6.12%) NHS
5 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.08%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Windows
2 7 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.12%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (30.61%) Project Delivery
2 14 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (28.57%) Project Management
3 12 (24.49%) Migration
3 12 (24.49%) Requirements Analysis
3 12 (24.49%) Risk Management
4 11 (22.45%) Business Analysis
4 11 (22.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (20.41%) Analytics
5 10 (20.41%) DevOps
6 9 (18.37%) Resource Management
6 9 (18.37%) UML
7 8 (16.33%) Open Source
7 8 (16.33%) SOA
7 8 (16.33%) Use Case
8 7 (14.29%) Asset Management
8 7 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 7 (14.29%) Service Management
9 6 (12.24%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) SQL
2 4 (8.16%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.12%) C#
3 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.04%) C++
4 1 (2.04%) Java
4 1 (2.04%) PHP
4 1 (2.04%) Python
4 1 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.20%) Degree
3 4 (8.16%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (2.04%) CCNP
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.37%) PMO
2 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Docker
2 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) SCCM
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.04%) Nagios
2 1 (2.04%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.37%) Capita
3 8 (16.33%) VMware
4 7 (14.29%) Google
5 6 (12.24%) Cisco
5 6 (12.24%) Oracle
5 6 (12.24%) Rackspace
6 5 (10.20%) SAP
7 4 (8.16%) EMC
8 3 (6.12%) Dell
8 3 (6.12%) HP
8 3 (6.12%) Samsung
8 3 (6.12%) ServiceNow
9 1 (2.04%) BT
9 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.04%) F5
9 1 (2.04%) IBM
9 1 (2.04%) Tableau