Local Government Jobs in the UK excluding London

Local Government (Local Authority, Local Council)
UK > UK excluding London

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 6 months to 15 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
15 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 302 298 373
Rank change year-on-year -4 +75 +89
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 599 696 611
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.87% 1.10% 0.87%
As % of the General category 1.50% 1.58% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 450 272 295
10th Percentile £25,500 £30,097 £27,500
25th Percentile £28,821 £36,221 £35,556
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £44,011 £42,000
Median % change year-on-year -14.79% +4.79% +0.24%
75th Percentile £46,500 £55,859 £52,500
90th Percentile £64,707 £73,751 £65,000
UK median annual salary £39,721 £50,000 £44,204
% change year-on-year -20.56% +13.11% -1.77%

All General Skills
UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for common skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 39,835 44,013 41,531
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 57.74% 69.54% 59.06%
Number of salaries quoted 26,407 19,632 24,155
10th Percentile £26,000 £28,750 £28,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £75,750 £82,500 £78,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Local Government as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in the UK excluding London

Local Government
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Local Government in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Local Government in the UK excluding London

Local Government
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Local Government in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 15 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Local Government in the UK excluding London

Local Government
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 15 April 2024. 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
North of England -53 148 £33,911 -14.15% 73
Midlands +17 142 £35,000 -33.68% 68
South East +89 116 £40,400 -23.77% 80
West Midlands +64 103 £34,998 -49.56% 39
North West -16 83 £35,000 -20.50% 41
South West +17 57 £39,882 -7.79% 41
East of England +19 55 £46,297 -0.44% 47
Yorkshire -2 53 £33,911 -12.50% 26
Wales +7 43 £36,476 -16.45% 8
Scotland -58 41 £28,000 -40.11% 20
East Midlands -39 39 £37,500 -12.79% 29
North East -23 12 £38,750 +8.74% 6
Local Government
UK

Local Government
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (3.34%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.84%) Microsoft Exchange
3 9 (1.50%) ArcGIS
4 4 (0.67%) Apache
5 3 (0.50%) Totara
6 1 (0.17%) Confluence
6 1 (0.17%) Drupal
6 1 (0.17%) IIS
Applications
1 51 (8.51%) AutoCAD
2 40 (6.68%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (5.18%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (1.50%) Revit
5 2 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.17%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (2.50%) NEC Housing
2 1 (0.17%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 67 (11.19%) Microsoft 365
2 45 (7.51%) Azure
3 42 (7.01%) Power Platform
4 24 (4.01%) Entra ID
5 22 (3.67%) SaaS
6 10 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (1.34%) AWS
8 6 (1.00%) Power Automate
9 5 (0.83%) Azure Monitor
10 3 (0.50%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.50%) Smartsheet
11 2 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.33%) Google Workspace
11 2 (0.33%) PowerApps
12 1 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.17%) Azure DevOps
12 1 (0.17%) ChatGPT
12 1 (0.17%) GitHub
12 1 (0.17%) OCI
12 1 (0.17%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 37 (6.18%) Broadband
2 22 (3.67%) Firewall
3 16 (2.67%) LAN
3 16 (2.67%) Wireless
4 15 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (2.00%) Internet
6 11 (1.84%) MPLS
7 10 (1.67%) VPN
7 10 (1.67%) WAN
8 9 (1.50%) Network Security
9 8 (1.34%) DNS
10 7 (1.17%) SMS
11 6 (1.00%) Intranet
11 6 (1.00%) SAN
11 6 (1.00%) SD-WAN
11 6 (1.00%) Unified Communications
12 5 (0.83%) Extranet
12 5 (0.83%) VLAN
12 5 (0.83%) WLAN
13 4 (0.67%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (4.84%) Power BI
2 26 (4.34%) SQL Server
3 22 (3.67%) GIS
4 14 (2.34%) Relational Database
5 10 (1.67%) RDBMS
6 9 (1.50%) Spatial Data
7 8 (1.34%) Geospatial Data
7 8 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.83%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.67%) Tableau
9 4 (0.67%) Triplestore
10 3 (0.50%) EDMS
10 3 (0.50%) MS Access
10 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.33%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.33%) QlikView
12 1 (0.17%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.17%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (0.67%) Git
3 3 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.17%) JIRA
4 1 (0.17%) RSpec
General
1 208 (34.72%) Social Skills
2 152 (25.38%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 134 (22.37%) Finance
4 81 (13.52%) Public Sector
4 81 (13.52%) Telecoms
5 75 (12.52%) Legal
6 73 (12.19%) Retail
7 47 (7.85%) Presentation Skills
8 40 (6.68%) Games
9 37 (6.18%) Police
10 35 (5.84%) Fire and Rescue
11 32 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
12 30 (5.01%) Billing
13 25 (4.17%) Organisational Skills
14 22 (3.67%) Back Office
15 20 (3.34%) Marketing
16 7 (1.17%) Social Housing
17 6 (1.00%) Environmental Health
17 6 (1.00%) Manufacturing
18 5 (0.83%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 73 (12.19%) Senior
2 58 (9.68%) Analyst
3 43 (7.18%) Coordinator
3 43 (7.18%) Project Manager
4 37 (6.18%) Development Manager
5 36 (6.01%) Technical Coordinator
6 32 (5.34%) Business Manager
6 32 (5.34%) Lead
7 30 (5.01%) Audit Manager
7 30 (5.01%) Business Development Manager
8 25 (4.17%) IT Technician
9 24 (4.01%) Consultant
10 17 (2.84%) Developer
10 17 (2.84%) Enterprise Consultant
11 16 (2.67%) Technical Manager
12 15 (2.50%) ICT Engineer
13 14 (2.34%) Data Analyst
14 13 (2.17%) Support Technician
15 12 (2.00%) Team Leader
15 12 (2.00%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.17%) .NET
2 9 (1.50%) HTML
3 7 (1.17%) CSS
4 6 (1.00%) JSON
4 6 (1.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (1.00%) Web Services
4 6 (1.00%) XML
5 5 (0.83%) REST
5 5 (0.83%) RESTful
5 5 (0.83%) SOAP
6 3 (0.50%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.50%) EDI
7 2 (0.33%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.17%) Core Animation
8 1 (0.17%) HTML5 Canvas
8 1 (0.17%) jQuery
8 1 (0.17%) Laravel
8 1 (0.17%) Node.js
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 74 (12.35%) Housing Association
2 45 (7.51%) NHS
3 40 (6.68%) Management Information System
4 33 (5.51%) Driving Licence
5 24 (4.01%) Onboarding
5 24 (4.01%) Self-Motivation
6 20 (3.34%) CCTV
6 20 (3.34%) Renewable Energy
7 18 (3.01%) Data Centre
8 12 (2.00%) Educational Technology
8 12 (2.00%) Smartcard
9 11 (1.84%) PACS
10 10 (1.67%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.34%) Acoustics
12 7 (1.17%) Blog
13 6 (1.00%) Freedom of Information
13 6 (1.00%) IoT
13 6 (1.00%) Smartphone
14 5 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
14 5 (0.83%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 30 (5.01%) Windows
2 10 (1.67%) Windows 10
3 9 (1.50%) Android
4 8 (1.34%) Unix
5 7 (1.17%) Linux
6 3 (0.50%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.50%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.33%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.33%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.17%) Solaris
8 1 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (19.70%) Agile
2 99 (16.53%) Problem-Solving
3 87 (14.52%) Project Management
4 76 (12.69%) Business Development
5 71 (11.85%) Customer Service
6 56 (9.35%) Time Management
7 55 (9.18%) Decision-Making
8 54 (9.02%) Collaborative Working
8 54 (9.02%) Mathematics
9 52 (8.68%) Coaching
10 48 (8.01%) Continuous Improvement
11 45 (7.51%) Service Management
12 42 (7.01%) Performance Management
13 38 (6.34%) Project Delivery
14 37 (6.18%) Customer Experience
15 35 (5.84%) People Management
16 34 (5.68%) B2B
16 34 (5.68%) B2C
16 34 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
17 29 (4.84%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 50 (8.35%) SQL
2 17 (2.84%) Python
3 15 (2.50%) C#
4 10 (1.67%) Java
4 10 (1.67%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.17%) Ruby
6 5 (0.83%) PL/SQL
7 4 (0.67%) SPARQL
8 2 (0.33%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.33%) R
9 1 (0.17%) C
9 1 (0.17%) Kotlin
9 1 (0.17%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.17%) PHP
9 1 (0.17%) Swift
9 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.17%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 121 (20.20%) Degree
2 54 (9.02%) HND
3 48 (8.01%) HNC
4 36 (6.01%) DBS Check
5 30 (5.01%) ACCA
6 18 (3.01%) Security Cleared
7 15 (2.50%) SC Cleared
8 12 (2.00%) A+ Certification
9 11 (1.84%) Network+ Certification
10 10 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (1.17%) Master's Degree
13 6 (1.00%) Chartered Engineer
13 6 (1.00%) MCP
14 5 (0.83%) Azure Certification
15 3 (0.50%) CCNP
15 3 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
16 2 (0.33%) PhD
16 2 (0.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.01%) GAAP
1 30 (5.01%) IFRS
2 15 (2.50%) Data Quality
3 14 (2.34%) QA
4 11 (1.84%) Cyber Essentials
5 8 (1.34%) SLA
6 7 (1.17%) NEBOSH
7 6 (1.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 6 (1.00%) NIST
8 4 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.50%) GDPR
9 3 (0.50%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.50%) PMO
10 2 (0.33%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.33%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
10 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 17025
11 1 (0.17%) Accessibility
11 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.17%) NCSC
11 1 (0.17%) RMADS
System Software
1 34 (5.68%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.00%) Docker
3 6 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (3.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (1.00%) SCCM
3 5 (0.83%) SCOM
4 4 (0.67%) AirWatch
4 4 (0.67%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.50%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 1 (0.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 145 (24.21%) Microsoft
2 40 (6.68%) BT
3 33 (5.51%) CA
4 16 (2.67%) NEC
5 15 (2.50%) Cisco
6 13 (2.17%) VMware
7 11 (1.84%) Openreach
8 10 (1.67%) Oracle
9 8 (1.34%) SAP
10 7 (1.17%) Citrix
11 5 (0.83%) ESRI
11 5 (0.83%) HP
11 5 (0.83%) NetApp
11 5 (0.83%) Northgate
12 4 (0.67%) HubSpot
13 3 (0.50%) Apple
13 3 (0.50%) Civica
13 3 (0.50%) SolarWinds
14 2 (0.33%) Liquidlogic
15 1 (0.17%) Databricks