Period
to 20 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 6 months to 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government (Local Authority, Local Council)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank - 49 52
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 0 1 18
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland - 0.32% 3.35%
As % of the General category - 0.72% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) - £42,500 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year - +13.33% -
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +0.56%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 424 138 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 57.37% 44.09% 47.86%
Number of salaries quoted 230 61 131
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £23,893
25th Percentile £36,500 £36,250 £30,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +18.75% -8.05%
75th Percentile £77,500 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,138 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.28% +5.02% +5.00%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Local Government as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in Northern Ireland

Local Government
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Local Government in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Local Government in Northern Ireland