Period
to 22 February 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 6 months to 22 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government (Local Authority, Local Council)
England > South West
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 249 268 293
Rank change year-on-year +19 +25 +12
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 41 56 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.50% 0.55% 0.47%
As % of the General category 1.47% 1.59% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 24 37 25
South West median annual salary £41,625 £38,057 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% +1.49% -14.29%
10th Percentile £27,890 £31,815 £24,038
90th Percentile £75,125 £49,954 £83,500
England median annual salary £46,000 £44,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +3.37% +2.30% +6.10%

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 West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,792 3,521 3,593
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 34.12% 34.77% 35.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2,183 2,763 2,841
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,974
90th Percentile £68,500 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in the South West

Local Government
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Local Government in the South West.

Salary trend for Local Government in the South West

Local Government
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Local Government in the South West over the 6 months to 22 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Local Government in the South West

Local Government
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 22 February 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
Wiltshire +20 19 £34,750 -22.78% 4
Bristol +29 11 £50,000 +14.29% 9
Somerset +11 5 £31,500 -11.73%
Gloucestershire -19 4 £47,500 +26.67% 2
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 South West region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 22 (53.66%) Public Sector
2 15 (36.59%) Azure
3 13 (31.71%) Finance
4 12 (29.27%) Retail
5 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
5 11 (26.83%) Scrum
6 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (21.95%) Project Management
7 9 (21.95%) ITIL
8 7 (17.07%) Process Management
8 7 (17.07%) Management Information System
8 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
8 7 (17.07%) Windows
8 7 (17.07%) Degree
8 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
8 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (17.07%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (17.07%) DevOps
9 6 (14.63%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (14.63%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (14.63%) Bash Shell
9 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
10 5 (12.20%) Linux
10 5 (12.20%) Unix
10 5 (12.20%) IIS
10 5 (12.20%) Python
10 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
10 5 (12.20%) RDBMS
10 5 (12.20%) IaaS

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 5 (12.20%) IIS
2 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Sage CRM
2 1 (2.44%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 15 (36.59%) Azure
2 5 (12.20%) IaaS
2 5 (12.20%) SaaS
3 4 (9.76%) Office 365
4 2 (4.88%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.76%) Internet
3 2 (4.88%) Intranet
4 1 (2.44%) DWDM
4 1 (2.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) RDBMS
2 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.76%) Big Data
4 2 (4.88%) GIS
4 2 (4.88%) Power BI
5 1 (2.44%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (53.66%) Public Sector
2 13 (31.71%) Finance
3 12 (29.27%) Retail
4 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.44%) Billing
5 1 (2.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Consultant
2 8 (19.51%) Technical Consultant
3 6 (14.63%) Support Consultant
4 5 (12.20%) Technical Support
4 5 (12.20%) Technical Support Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Head of Digital
6 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Development Manager
7 2 (4.88%) ICT Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) ICT Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) ICT Manager
7 2 (4.88%) ICT Project Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Development Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Software Development Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) ADO
1 2 (4.88%) CSS
1 2 (4.88%) Middleware
1 2 (4.88%) Redux
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) JSON
2 1 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (17.07%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.20%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (9.76%) Internet of Things
4 3 (7.32%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (4.88%) Cloud Native
6 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.44%) CCTV
6 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Unix
2 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Scrum
2 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.95%) ITIL
3 9 (21.95%) Project Management
3 9 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (17.07%) DevOps
4 7 (17.07%) Process Management
4 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (14.63%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (14.63%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
6 4 (9.76%) Acceptance Criteria
6 4 (9.76%) Business Analysis
6 4 (9.76%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (9.76%) DSDM
6 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (9.76%) IT Strategy
6 4 (9.76%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 4 (9.76%) Service Design
6 4 (9.76%) Sprint Retrospective
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
2 6 (14.63%) Bash Shell
3 5 (12.20%) Python
3 5 (12.20%) Ruby
4 4 (9.76%) C
5 3 (7.32%) C#
5 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.88%) SQL
6 2 (4.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) Capita
3 2 (4.88%) Sage
3 2 (4.88%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.88%) VMware
4 1 (2.44%) BiZZdesign
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco
4 1 (2.44%) jBASE
4 1 (2.44%) Juniper
4 1 (2.44%) Sparx