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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 720 700 748
Rank change year-on-year -20 +48  
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 163 224 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the General category 0.44% 0.53% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 128 194 166
Median salary £45,483 £34,432 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.09% -17.03%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,930 £25,000 £29,150
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £65,000 £61,600
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £30,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +58.33% -22.07%  

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 37208 42179 49434
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.30% 42.84% 44.57%
Number of salaries quoted 28431 34500 39149
Median salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Local Government as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Local Government in the UK

Local Government
Top 30 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +20 156 £45,483 +25.52% 27
London +23 48 £45,483 -24.19% 7
Yorkshire +3 25 £65,000 +109.67% 3
South West +20 23 £67,500 +104.13% 3
South East +29 17 £40,000 +14.28% 7
West Midlands +9 17 £60,000 +126.41% 6
Birmingham +11 16 £58,750 +121.69% 1
West Yorkshire +7 13 £65,000 +136.36% 3
Leeds +1 13 £65,000 +136.36% 2
Bristol -7 13 £67,500 +3.84% 1
East of England -7 13 £40,000 - 1
Hull - 9 - -
East Yorkshire - 9 - -
Gloucestershire +3 6 £67,500 +104.13%
Surrey +24 5 £35,000 +13.66% 2
Scotland +3 5 £50,000 +88.67%
Barnet -2 5 £62,500 +47.05% 1
Berkshire +29 4 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Hampshire +14 4 £45,658 +12.73% 1
North West -57 4 £42,500 +60.37%
Suffolk - 4 £41,250 -
Bedfordshire +19 3 £21,500 -33.33%
Sheffield -6 3 £43,750 +41.12%
Newbury -6 3 - -
South Yorkshire -7 3 £43,750 +41.12%
Edinburgh -19 3 - -
Manchester -31 3 £42,500 +50.44%
Guildford - 3 £35,000 - 1
Bedford +13 2 £21,500 -
Oxfordshire +12 2 £50,000 +60.00% 2

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 114 (31.93%) Finance
2 112 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (31.09%) Microsoft
4 78 (21.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 77 (21.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 64 (17.93%) ITIL
7 63 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
8 55 (15.41%) Management Information System
9 52 (14.57%) Project Management
10 45 (12.61%) Retail
10 45 (12.61%) VMware
11 40 (11.20%) SQL Server
12 39 (10.92%) UML
12 39 (10.92%) Security Cleared
13 38 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
13 38 (10.64%) CRM
13 38 (10.64%) Middleware
13 38 (10.64%) Migration
14 37 (10.36%) Web Services
14 37 (10.36%) SAP
14 37 (10.36%) Performance Management
14 37 (10.36%) Visualisation
14 37 (10.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 36 (10.08%) Data Visualisation
15 36 (10.08%) Business Analysis
15 36 (10.08%) Power BI
16 35 (9.80%) Business Development
16 35 (9.80%) Manufacturing
17 34 (9.52%) C
17 34 (9.52%) SOA

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 11 (3.08%) MS Exchange
1 11 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.24%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.68%) Drupal
3 6 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (1.68%) IIS
4 5 (1.40%) Confluence
4 5 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.40%) GlassFish
5 4 (1.12%) Apache Solr
5 4 (1.12%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.84%) WordPress
7 2 (0.56%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.28%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 31 (8.68%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (4.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (1.40%) InfoPath
4 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (1.40%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.84%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.56%) InDesign
7 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (2.80%) SAP BPC
2 9 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.12%) SAP ERP
3 4 (1.12%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.56%) Northgate Housing
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.56%) Sage CRM
4 2 (0.56%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.28%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.28%) OPENHousing
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 77 (21.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (8.68%) Google Cloud Platform
4 19 (5.32%) Office 365
5 9 (2.52%) Azure Data Factory
6 7 (1.96%) SaaS
7 2 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.28%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.48%) Internet
2 8 (2.24%) Firewall
2 8 (2.24%) SSL
3 5 (1.40%) Skype
4 4 (1.12%) SAN
5 3 (0.84%) DHCP
5 3 (0.84%) DNS
5 3 (0.84%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.56%) FTP
6 2 (0.56%) LAN
6 2 (0.56%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (0.56%) VoIP
6 2 (0.56%) VPN
7 1 (0.28%) DKIM
7 1 (0.28%) DMARC
7 1 (0.28%) MPLS
7 1 (0.28%) VLAN
7 1 (0.28%) WAN
7 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (11.20%) SQL Server
2 36 (10.08%) Power BI
3 34 (9.52%) Big Data
4 27 (7.56%) QlikView
4 27 (7.56%) Spotfire
5 23 (6.44%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (5.60%) BusinessObjects
7 17 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 13 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (3.36%) SAP BW
10 11 (3.08%) DataStage
10 11 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (2.80%) MySQL
11 10 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (2.80%) SAP HANA
12 9 (2.52%) Data Lake
12 9 (2.52%) Lumira
12 9 (2.52%) Pentaho
12 9 (2.52%) Star Schema
12 9 (2.52%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 11 (3.08%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.52%) Talend Open Studio
3 6 (1.68%) JIRA
4 5 (1.40%) Ant
4 5 (1.40%) Gradle
4 5 (1.40%) Maven
4 5 (1.40%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.84%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.28%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.28%) NUnit
7 1 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 114 (31.93%) Finance
2 45 (12.61%) Retail
3 35 (9.80%) Manufacturing
4 17 (4.76%) Marketing
5 14 (3.92%) Legal
6 12 (3.36%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.40%) Back Office
8 4 (1.12%) Advertising
9 3 (0.84%) Electronics
10 2 (0.56%) Front Office
10 2 (0.56%) Games
11 1 (0.28%) Automotive
11 1 (0.28%) Banking
11 1 (0.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 96 (26.89%) Consultant
2 77 (21.57%) Developer
3 63 (17.65%) Architect
4 49 (13.73%) Senior Architect
5 44 (12.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 41 (11.48%) Analyst
7 38 (10.64%) Senior Consultant
8 36 (10.08%) Power BI Developer
9 33 (9.24%) AWS Architect
9 33 (9.24%) Cloud Architect
10 31 (8.68%) AWS Consultant
10 31 (8.68%) Cloud Consultant
10 31 (8.68%) Web Architect
10 31 (8.68%) Web Consultant
11 27 (7.56%) QlikView Developer
11 27 (7.56%) Tableau Developer
12 24 (6.72%) Project Manager
13 22 (6.16%) Enterprise Architect
14 14 (3.92%) Principal Architect
14 14 (3.92%) Principal Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (10.64%) Middleware
2 37 (10.36%) Web Services
3 24 (6.72%) .NET
4 18 (5.04%) CSS
5 14 (3.92%) ASP.NET
5 14 (3.92%) HTML
5 14 (3.92%) XML
6 12 (3.36%) WCF
7 7 (1.96%) .NET Framework
7 7 (1.96%) REST
7 7 (1.96%) SOAP
8 6 (1.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (1.68%) jQuery
9 5 (1.40%) DCOM
9 5 (1.40%) J2EE
9 5 (1.40%) WF
9 5 (1.40%) WinForms
9 5 (1.40%) WPF
10 4 (1.12%) JSON
10 4 (1.12%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 55 (15.41%) Management Information System
2 34 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (5.04%) Driving Licence
4 16 (4.48%) Internet of Things
5 11 (3.08%) NHS
6 10 (2.80%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (2.24%) CESG
9 6 (1.68%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.68%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.68%) User Experience
10 4 (1.12%) iSeries
11 3 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.84%) Robotics
11 3 (0.84%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.56%) Minimum Viable Product
13 1 (0.28%) CESG CLAS
13 1 (0.28%) CMDB
13 1 (0.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.12%) Windows
2 9 (2.52%) Unix
2 9 (2.52%) Windows Server
3 8 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (1.68%) Linux
6 5 (1.40%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.12%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.84%) Android
9 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.56%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.56%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.56%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (21.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 64 (17.93%) ITIL
4 63 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 52 (14.57%) Project Management
6 39 (10.92%) UML
7 38 (10.64%) CRM
7 38 (10.64%) Migration
8 37 (10.36%) Performance Management
8 37 (10.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 37 (10.36%) Visualisation
9 36 (10.08%) Business Analysis
9 36 (10.08%) Data Visualisation
10 35 (9.80%) Business Development
11 34 (9.52%) IT Strategy
11 34 (9.52%) Open Source
11 34 (9.52%) SOA
12 33 (9.24%) DevOps
12 33 (9.24%) Requirements Analysis
12 33 (9.24%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 34 (9.52%) C
2 33 (9.24%) SQL
3 20 (5.60%) C#
4 15 (4.20%) Java
5 14 (3.92%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.96%) PHP
7 5 (1.40%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.84%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.56%) Korn
9 2 (0.56%) VBA
9 2 (0.56%) VBScript
10 1 (0.28%) C++
10 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.28%) Python
10 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (10.92%) Security Cleared
2 30 (8.40%) Degree
3 26 (7.28%) DV Cleared
4 18 (5.04%) CISA
5 12 (3.36%) CISM
6 9 (2.52%) CISSP
6 9 (2.52%) DBS Check
7 8 (2.24%) CESG Certified Professional
8 7 (1.96%) Master's Degree
9 6 (1.68%) CIMA
9 6 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (1.40%) ACCA
10 5 (1.40%) MCITP
10 5 (1.40%) MCP
10 5 (1.40%) MCSE
11 4 (1.12%) CIPFA
11 4 (1.12%) ISEB
11 4 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (1.12%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.88%) COBIT
2 17 (4.76%) SLA
3 11 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.52%) PMO
5 5 (1.40%) QA
5 5 (1.40%) WCAG
6 4 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.28%) GPG13
7 1 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (4.20%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.24%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.84%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (0.56%) Nagios
1 2 (0.56%) Netcool
1 2 (0.56%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 2 (0.56%) SCOM
1 2 (0.56%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.28%) DameWare
2 1 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.28%) SCCM
2 1 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 111 (31.09%) Microsoft
2 45 (12.61%) VMware
3 37 (10.36%) SAP
4 33 (9.24%) Oracle
4 33 (9.24%) Rackspace
5 31 (8.68%) Google
6 28 (7.84%) TIBCO
7 27 (7.56%) MicroStrategy
7 27 (7.56%) Tableau
8 14 (3.92%) Citrix
9 11 (3.08%) Cognos
10 9 (2.52%) Informatica
10 9 (2.52%) Talend
11 8 (2.24%) Cisco
12 4 (1.12%) Civica
12 4 (1.12%) Northgate
13 3 (0.84%) Adobe
13 3 (0.84%) CA
13 3 (0.84%) Dell
13 3 (0.84%) Remedy
City, Wolverhampton
West Midlands Pensions Fund
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leidos
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
networx
Salary: From £21,103 to £25,796 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Yoh
Posted: 3 days ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Cloudscope
Salary: £24k - 30k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IDOX plc
Salary: £Competitive with good corporate benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £48000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Actica Consulting Ltd
Salary: 70000
Posted: 23 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
City of Oxford College
Salary: From £45,903 to £50,151 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Liphook, Hampshire
Bohunt Education Trust
Posted: 27 days ago
West London
IQ Public Sector
Salary: £41000 - £49000 per annum + Holiday, Pensions, etc.
Posted: 17 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bath
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Lewisham Homes
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Milton Keynes Council
Salary: From £23,398 to £27,668 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago