Period
to 20 August 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 6 months to 20 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 844 848 840
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8 +83
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 338 428 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the General category 0.45% 0.50% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 267 403 359
UK median annual salary £47,500 £36,235 £42,820
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.09% -15.38% -4.85%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £30,251 £41,000
% change year-on-year +57.02% -26.22% -3.03%

Local Government is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 75115 85156 96615
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.76% 43.19% 44.55%
Number of salaries quoted 55807 69688 76466
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,750 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.57% +2.35% -

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Local Government as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in the UK

Local Government
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Local Government in the UK

Local Government
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Local Government over the 6 months to 20 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Local Government in the UK

Local Government
Top 14 Job Locations

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 over the 6 months to 20 August 2017. 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
England +33 321 £47,500 +28.38% 20
UK excluding London +14 226 £47,500 +57.02% 16
London +29 87 £47,750 -17.67% 4
North of England -37 57 £65,000 +136.36% 5
South West +38 50 £64,510 +98.49%
South East +61 43 £40,000 +14.29% 5
Yorkshire +25 43 £65,000 +136.36% 2
Midlands +13 34 £50,000 +88.68% 3
East of England +1 33 £36,000 -4.00% 3
West Midlands +20 29 £57,500 +116.98% 3
North West -52 12 £48,000 +81.13% 1
Scotland -11 9 £40,000 +50.94%
East Midlands +20 5 £37,500 +41.31%
North East +22 2 £47,500 +48.44% 2

For the 6 months to 20 August 2017, IT jobs citing Local Government also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Local Government.

1 110 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (31.95%) Microsoft
3 88 (26.04%) Finance
4 66 (19.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 64 (18.93%) ITIL
6 63 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 54 (15.98%) Business Intelligence
8 51 (15.09%) Management Information System
9 50 (14.79%) Project Management
10 44 (13.02%) Security Cleared
11 42 (12.43%) Visualisation
12 40 (11.83%) Performance Management
13 39 (11.54%) Data Visualisation
14 38 (11.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 38 (11.24%) Power BI
15 36 (10.65%) SQL
16 34 (10.06%) BPMN
16 34 (10.06%) Business Analysis
17 33 (9.76%) CRM
17 33 (9.76%) Migration
17 33 (9.76%) VMware
18 32 (9.47%) Service Delivery
18 32 (9.47%) Oracle
18 32 (9.47%) TOGAF
19 31 (9.17%) IT Strategy
20 30 (8.88%) Big Data
20 30 (8.88%) MODAF
20 30 (8.88%) C
20 30 (8.88%) UML
21 29 (8.58%) Service Management

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 12 (3.55%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.96%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.37%) IIS
4 6 (1.78%) Drupal
4 6 (1.78%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.48%) Confluence
5 5 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.48%) GlassFish
5 5 (1.48%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.18%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.89%) WordPress
8 2 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.30%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (5.62%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (3.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (2.37%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (1.48%) InfoPath
5 4 (1.18%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.18%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.30%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 9 (2.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.48%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.59%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.30%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.30%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.30%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 66 (19.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (6.80%) Office 365
3 21 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (5.62%) Google Cloud Platform
5 18 (5.33%) Azure Data Factory
6 6 (1.78%) SaaS
7 2 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.59%) IaaS
8 1 (0.30%) G Suite
8 1 (0.30%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.96%) Firewall
1 10 (2.96%) Internet
2 7 (2.07%) SAN
3 6 (1.78%) Skype
3 6 (1.78%) SSL
4 5 (1.48%) DNS
4 5 (1.48%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (1.18%) DHCP
5 4 (1.18%) LAN
6 3 (0.89%) Network Security
6 3 (0.89%) WAN
7 2 (0.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (0.59%) VoIP
7 2 (0.59%) VPN
7 2 (0.59%) Wireless
8 1 (0.30%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (0.30%) VLAN
8 1 (0.30%) WebEx
8 1 (0.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (11.24%) Power BI
2 30 (8.88%) Big Data
3 28 (8.28%) SQL Server
4 18 (5.33%) Data Lake
4 18 (5.33%) QlikView
4 18 (5.33%) Spotfire
5 14 (4.14%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (3.25%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (2.66%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 9 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 6 (1.78%) DataStage
9 6 (1.78%) Lumira
9 6 (1.78%) MySQL
9 6 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.48%) SAP BW
10 5 (1.48%) SAP HANA
11 4 (1.18%) Star Schema
11 4 (1.18%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 12 (3.55%) Git (software)
2 11 (3.25%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.78%) Gradle
4 5 (1.48%) Ant
4 5 (1.48%) JIRA
4 5 (1.48%) Maven
4 5 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.18%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (0.89%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.30%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.30%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.30%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.30%) NUnit
7 1 (0.30%) Subversion
General
1 88 (26.04%) Finance
2 26 (7.69%) Retail
3 21 (6.21%) Manufacturing
4 11 (3.25%) Legal
4 11 (3.25%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.66%) Marketing
6 5 (1.48%) Advertising
7 4 (1.18%) Back Office
8 3 (0.89%) Electronics
9 1 (0.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (23.37%) Consultant
2 76 (22.49%) Developer
3 60 (17.75%) Architect
4 49 (14.50%) Analyst
5 41 (12.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 41 (12.13%) Senior Architect
6 36 (10.65%) Power BI Developer
7 30 (8.88%) Enterprise Architect
8 25 (7.40%) Senior Consultant
9 22 (6.51%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 22 (6.51%) Project Manager
10 20 (5.92%) Cloud Architect
11 19 (5.62%) AWS Architect
11 19 (5.62%) AWS Consultant
11 19 (5.62%) Cloud Consultant
11 19 (5.62%) Web Architect
11 19 (5.62%) Web Consultant
12 18 (5.33%) Power BI Consultant
12 18 (5.33%) QlikView Developer
12 18 (5.33%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.99%) Web Services
2 26 (7.69%) .NET
3 21 (6.21%) HTML
4 20 (5.92%) CSS
4 20 (5.92%) Middleware
5 14 (4.14%) ASP.NET
5 14 (4.14%) XML
6 10 (2.96%) REST
7 8 (2.37%) jQuery
8 7 (2.07%) SOAP
8 7 (2.07%) WCF
9 6 (1.78%) .NET Framework
9 6 (1.78%) J2EE
10 5 (1.48%) DCOM
10 5 (1.48%) HTML5
10 5 (1.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (1.48%) WF
11 4 (1.18%) Entity Framework
11 4 (1.18%) LESS
11 4 (1.18%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 51 (15.09%) Management Information System
2 22 (6.51%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (4.44%) Driving Licence
4 14 (4.14%) NHS
5 11 (3.25%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.66%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.37%) Internet of Things
7 8 (2.37%) User Experience
8 6 (1.78%) CESG
8 6 (1.78%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.18%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (0.89%) Robotics
11 2 (0.59%) Freedom of Information
11 2 (0.59%) iSeries
11 2 (0.59%) Minimum Viable Product
12 1 (0.30%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.30%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 26 (7.69%) Windows
2 10 (2.96%) Windows Server
3 7 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.48%) Windows 10
4 5 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.18%) Linux
5 4 (1.18%) Unix
5 4 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.89%) Android
7 2 (0.59%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.59%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.59%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.59%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.30%) Solaris
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (18.93%) ITIL
3 63 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 54 (15.98%) Business Intelligence
5 50 (14.79%) Project Management
6 42 (12.43%) Visualisation
7 40 (11.83%) Performance Management
8 39 (11.54%) Data Visualisation
9 38 (11.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 34 (10.06%) BPMN
10 34 (10.06%) Business Analysis
11 33 (9.76%) CRM
11 33 (9.76%) Migration
12 32 (9.47%) Service Delivery
12 32 (9.47%) TOGAF
13 31 (9.17%) IT Strategy
14 30 (8.88%) MODAF
14 30 (8.88%) UML
15 29 (8.58%) Service Management
16 26 (7.69%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (10.65%) SQL
2 30 (8.88%) C
3 21 (6.21%) C#
3 21 (6.21%) JavaScript
4 14 (4.14%) Java
5 8 (2.37%) PHP
6 6 (1.78%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.59%) C++
7 2 (0.59%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.59%) VBA
7 2 (0.59%) VBScript
8 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.30%) Python
8 1 (0.30%) R
8 1 (0.30%) X++
Qualifications
1 44 (13.02%) Security Cleared
2 29 (8.58%) Degree
3 26 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 14 (4.14%) CISA
5 9 (2.66%) CISM
5 9 (2.66%) DBS Check
6 8 (2.37%) CISSP
7 7 (2.07%) Master's Degree
8 6 (1.78%) CESG Certified Professional
8 6 (1.78%) CIMA
9 5 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.18%) CCNA
10 4 (1.18%) CCNP
10 4 (1.18%) ISEB
10 4 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.89%) ACCA
11 3 (0.89%) MCITP
11 3 (0.89%) MCP
11 3 (0.89%) MCSE
11 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.10%) COBIT
2 15 (4.44%) SLA
3 10 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.66%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 8 (2.37%) QA
6 7 (2.07%) PMO
7 5 (1.48%) WCAG
8 4 (1.18%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.89%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.30%) GPG13
11 1 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 12 (3.55%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.07%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.59%) XenApp
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.30%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.30%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.30%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.30%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (0.30%) Nessus
1 1 (0.30%) OpenVAS
1 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.30%) SCCM
1 1 (0.30%) SCOrch
1 1 (0.30%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 108 (31.95%) Microsoft
2 33 (9.76%) VMware
3 32 (9.47%) Oracle
4 20 (5.92%) Google
5 19 (5.62%) Rackspace
5 19 (5.62%) SAP
6 18 (5.33%) MicroStrategy
6 18 (5.33%) Tableau
6 18 (5.33%) TIBCO
7 12 (3.55%) Cisco
8 9 (2.66%) Citrix
9 7 (2.07%) CA
10 6 (1.78%) Cognos
11 5 (1.48%) Civica
12 4 (1.18%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.18%) Informatica
12 4 (1.18%) Juniper
12 4 (1.18%) Palo Alto
12 4 (1.18%) Remedy
12 4 (1.18%) Talend