Period
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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 6 months to 22 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government (Local Authority, Local Council)
England > South East
6 months to
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 366 337 355
Rank change year-on-year -29 +18 +67
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 117 53 56
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.58% 0.39% 0.33%
As % of the General category 0.98% 0.80% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 53 41 31
10th Percentile £35,500 £29,250 £33,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,250 £42,500 £41,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.47% +2.41% -12.63%
75th Percentile £54,104 £54,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £73,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,250 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +0.56% +2.27% -2.22%

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 South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 11,969 6,627 8,187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 59.35% 48.77% 48.90%
Number of salaries quoted 6,441 4,603 6,248
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £64,875 £65,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £77,500
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 South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in the South East

Local Government
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Local Government in the South East.

Salary trend for Local Government in the South East

Local Government
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Local Government in the South East over the 6 months to 22 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Local Government in the South East

Local Government
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Hampshire -11 56 £45,250 -15.02% 4
Thames Valley -18 49 £43,601 +11.80% 5
Berkshire +3 24 £40,000 +5.26% 2
Buckinghamshire -40 20 £65,000 +56.63%
Oxfordshire -36 5 £37,500 +3.45% 3
West Sussex - 2 £60,500 - 1
Home Counties - 2 - -
Kent -56 1 £27,500 -9.84% 1
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, 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 South East region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 71 (60.68%) SQL
2 54 (46.15%) Public Sector
3 51 (43.59%) Agile
4 50 (42.74%) Microsoft
5 48 (41.03%) Finance
6 45 (38.46%) SaaS
7 38 (32.48%) C#
8 37 (31.62%) Retail
9 36 (30.77%) Azure
9 36 (30.77%) Analytics
10 35 (29.91%) Data Analytics
10 35 (29.91%) GRC
10 35 (29.91%) Greenfield Project
10 35 (29.91%) Manufacturing
10 35 (29.91%) Risk Management
10 35 (29.91%) Information Security
11 34 (29.06%) SQL Server
12 32 (27.35%) Organisational Skills
13 31 (26.50%) T-SQL
14 30 (25.64%) NHS
15 28 (23.93%) .NET
16 27 (23.08%) Social Skills
17 25 (21.37%) Microsoft 365
18 24 (20.51%) Time Management
19 23 (19.66%) B2B
19 23 (19.66%) Performance Tuning
19 23 (19.66%) DevOps
19 23 (19.66%) Cybersecurity
19 23 (19.66%) Power BI
19 23 (19.66%) Power Platform

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (4.27%) Skype for Business
2 3 (2.56%) Apache
2 3 (2.56%) Drupal
2 3 (2.56%) IIS
2 3 (2.56%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.71%) Jadu
4 1 (0.85%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 21 (17.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (7.69%) Sketch
2 9 (7.69%) Zeplin
3 7 (5.98%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (5.13%) MS Visio
5 4 (3.42%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 45 (38.46%) SaaS
2 36 (30.77%) Azure
3 25 (21.37%) Microsoft 365
4 23 (19.66%) Power Platform
5 13 (11.11%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 9 (7.69%) Figma
7 3 (2.56%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (2.56%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.40%) Firewall
2 10 (8.55%) DHCP
2 10 (8.55%) DNS
2 10 (8.55%) SAN
3 9 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (4.27%) Skype
5 4 (3.42%) Internet
6 1 (0.85%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (29.06%) SQL Server
2 23 (19.66%) Power BI
3 17 (14.53%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (8.55%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.42%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (2.56%) Big Data
7 3 (2.56%) Data Lake
7 3 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.56%) InfluxDB
7 3 (2.56%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.56%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.56%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.71%) MySQL
8 2 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (8.55%) Oracle APEX
2 8 (6.84%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.27%) Git (software)
General
1 54 (46.15%) Public Sector
2 48 (41.03%) Finance
3 37 (31.62%) Retail
4 35 (29.91%) Manufacturing
5 32 (27.35%) Organisational Skills
6 27 (23.08%) Social Skills
7 14 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (6.84%) Marketing
9 3 (2.56%) Documentation Skills
10 2 (1.71%) Police
10 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.85%) Fire and Rescue
11 1 (0.85%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 1 (0.85%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 25 (21.37%) Developer
2 16 (13.68%) Analyst
3 15 (12.82%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 15 (12.82%) Business Intelligence Lead
3 15 (12.82%) Team Leader
4 13 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 13 (11.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (8.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (7.69%) Designer
6 9 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 9 (7.69%) Senior Designer
7 8 (6.84%) Development Manager
8 7 (5.98%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.98%) SQL Developer
9 6 (5.13%) Junior
9 6 (5.13%) Junior Developer
9 6 (5.13%) Junior Software Developer
9 6 (5.13%) Senior Applications Developer
9 6 (5.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (23.93%) .NET
2 19 (16.24%) JSON
2 19 (16.24%) REST
3 16 (13.68%) CSS
3 16 (13.68%) SOAP
4 15 (12.82%) XML
5 14 (11.97%) Web Services
6 11 (9.40%) .NET Core
7 10 (8.55%) React
8 9 (7.69%) HTML
9 8 (6.84%) .NET Framework
9 8 (6.84%) ASP.NET
9 8 (6.84%) ASP.NET Core
9 8 (6.84%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (6.84%) Entity Framework
10 4 (3.42%) Vue.js
11 3 (2.56%) MDX
12 2 (1.71%) HTML5
12 2 (1.71%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 35 (29.91%) Greenfield Project
2 30 (25.64%) NHS
3 13 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (7.69%) User Experience
5 5 (4.27%) Driving Licence
6 4 (3.42%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.56%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.71%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.85%) Housing Association
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.55%) Windows
1 10 (8.55%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.85%) Unix
2 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (43.59%) Agile
2 36 (30.77%) Analytics
3 35 (29.91%) Data Analytics
3 35 (29.91%) Information Security
3 35 (29.91%) Risk Management
4 24 (20.51%) Time Management
5 23 (19.66%) B2B
5 23 (19.66%) Cybersecurity
5 23 (19.66%) DevOps
5 23 (19.66%) Performance Tuning
6 22 (18.80%) Project Management
7 21 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (15.38%) Cost Management
9 15 (12.82%) Capacity Management
9 15 (12.82%) Coaching
9 15 (12.82%) Technical Leadership
9 15 (12.82%) Trend Analysis
9 15 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (11.11%) Infrastructure as Code
10 13 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (60.68%) SQL
2 38 (32.48%) C#
3 31 (26.50%) T-SQL
4 13 (11.11%) Bash
4 13 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 10 (8.55%) PL/SQL
6 9 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 6 (5.13%) Python
8 5 (4.27%) PHP
9 3 (2.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.85%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (18.80%) Degree
2 9 (7.69%) MCSE
2 9 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 9 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (4.27%) Chartered Engineer
3 5 (4.27%) PMP
4 1 (0.85%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (29.91%) GRC
2 1 (0.85%) GDPR
2 1 (0.85%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (8.55%) Active Directory
1 10 (8.55%) Hyper-V
1 10 (8.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (11.11%) Kubernetes
2 9 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 50 (42.74%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.82%) Oracle
3 11 (9.40%) NEC
4 10 (8.55%) VMware
5 9 (7.69%) Aruba
5 9 (7.69%) Cisco
5 9 (7.69%) Veeam
6 6 (5.13%) Northgate
7 3 (2.56%) Databricks