Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 887 914 830
Rank change year-on-year +27 -84 +47
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 296 267 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the General category 0.40% 0.36% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 234 232 362
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +14.46% +3.75%
10th Percentile £31,249 £25,075 £26,735
90th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £77,450
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,913 £40,000 £36,437
% change year-on-year +17.28% +9.78% -8.05%

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 with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 73,400 74,437 93,038
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.70% 42.31% 44.66%
Number of salaries quoted 55,719 60,178 75,024
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,750 £43,205
% change year-on-year +0.56% +3.58% +1.66%

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 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 2018. 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 +36 266 £50,482 +12.18% 63
UK excluding London +44 210 £46,913 +17.28% 50
London +14 76 £55,000 -8.33% 14
South East +25 52 £42,000 +12.00% 11
Midlands +42 49 £51,750 -1.43% 13
North of England +5 48 £65,000 +4.00% 10
Yorkshire +28 32 £63,750 -1.92% 5
West Midlands +7 30 £52,500 -8.70% 7
South West +8 22 £42,500 +11.11% 5
Scotland -28 22 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands +40 19 £37,500 +17.12% 6
East of England +18 17 £50,000 +66.49% 10
North West -12 15 £65,000 +62.50% 4
North East - 1 £50,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 99 (33.45%) Finance
2 75 (25.34%) Microsoft
3 55 (18.58%) .NET
4 46 (15.54%) SQL
5 45 (15.20%) C#
6 41 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (13.85%) Degree
7 40 (13.51%) ITIL
8 39 (13.18%) Continuous Improvement
9 38 (12.84%) Migration
9 38 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 35 (11.82%) Retail
11 34 (11.49%) SQL Server
12 33 (11.15%) Capita
12 33 (11.15%) Microsoft Azure
13 30 (10.14%) HTML
13 30 (10.14%) PRINCE2
13 30 (10.14%) Project Management
14 29 (9.80%) JavaScript
14 29 (9.80%) Management Information System
14 29 (9.80%) Enterprise Software
15 28 (9.46%) VMware
16 27 (9.12%) CRM
17 26 (8.78%) Web Development
18 25 (8.45%) ASP.NET
19 24 (8.11%) Web Services
20 23 (7.77%) Windows
20 23 (7.77%) Open Source
21 22 (7.43%) DevOps
22 20 (6.76%) Amazon AWS

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 (4.05%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.04%) SharePoint 2010
2 9 (3.04%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (2.70%) Umbraco
4 7 (2.36%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (2.03%) IIS
6 5 (1.69%) CMS
6 5 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.68%) Moodle
7 2 (0.68%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.68%) WordPress
8 1 (0.34%) DNN
8 1 (0.34%) Drupal
8 1 (0.34%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.34%) SAS
8 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (3.38%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.35%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.34%) Steinberg Cubase
Business Applications
1 16 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (1.69%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (1.01%) OPENHousing
3 3 (1.01%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.34%) Aareon QL
4 1 (0.34%) Kypera Housing
4 1 (0.34%) MIS ActiveH
4 1 (0.34%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.34%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.34%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.34%) SAP ECC
Cloud Services
1 33 (11.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (6.76%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (6.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 16 (5.41%) Office 365
5 11 (3.72%) SaaS
6 4 (1.35%) IaaS
7 3 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.34%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.04%) Intranet
2 5 (1.69%) SAN
3 4 (1.35%) Unified Communications
3 4 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.01%) DNS
4 3 (1.01%) Internet
4 3 (1.01%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.01%) Wireless
5 2 (0.68%) DHCP
5 2 (0.68%) Firewall
5 2 (0.68%) Skype
6 1 (0.34%) BGP
6 1 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.34%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (0.34%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.34%) LAN
6 1 (0.34%) Network Security
6 1 (0.34%) SNMP
6 1 (0.34%) VPN
6 1 (0.34%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (11.49%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.73%) BusinessObjects
3 11 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (3.72%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.38%) GIS
5 8 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.03%) Big Data
6 6 (2.03%) MS Access
6 6 (2.03%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.03%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (2.03%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (2.03%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.69%) SAP BW
7 5 (1.69%) TKPROF
8 3 (1.01%) SAP HANA
9 2 (0.68%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (0.68%) Lumira
9 2 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
1 5 (1.69%) Toad
2 4 (1.35%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.01%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.34%) JIRA
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 99 (33.45%) Finance
2 35 (11.82%) Retail
3 18 (6.08%) Manufacturing
4 15 (5.07%) Advertising
5 13 (4.39%) Marketing
6 11 (3.72%) Back Office
6 11 (3.72%) Legal
7 7 (2.36%) Law
8 5 (1.69%) Banking
9 3 (1.01%) Front Office
9 3 (1.01%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.68%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.68%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.34%) Billing
11 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 56 (18.92%) Developer
2 45 (15.20%) Consultant
3 30 (10.14%) Architect
4 24 (8.11%) Analyst
5 21 (7.09%) ICT Manager
6 20 (6.76%) Project Manager
6 20 (6.76%) Senior Developer
7 19 (6.42%) Cloud Architect
8 18 (6.08%) AWS Architect
8 18 (6.08%) AWS Consultant
8 18 (6.08%) Cloud Consultant
8 18 (6.08%) IT Manager
8 18 (6.08%) Web Architect
8 18 (6.08%) Web Consultant
9 17 (5.74%) .NET Developer
9 17 (5.74%) Senior Architect
10 16 (5.41%) Senior Consultant
11 14 (4.73%) Development Manager
12 13 (4.39%) CRM Developer
12 13 (4.39%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (18.58%) .NET
2 30 (10.14%) HTML
3 25 (8.45%) ASP.NET
4 24 (8.11%) Web Services
5 18 (6.08%) Middleware
6 13 (4.39%) Ajax
6 13 (4.39%) CSS
6 13 (4.39%) XML
6 13 (4.39%) XSL
7 10 (3.38%) AngularJS
8 7 (2.36%) Entity Framework
9 5 (1.69%) NHibernate
10 4 (1.35%) WCF
11 3 (1.01%) Hibernate
11 3 (1.01%) HTML5
12 2 (0.68%) .NET Framework
12 2 (0.68%) JPA
12 2 (0.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 1 (0.34%) Java EE
13 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.80%) Enterprise Software
1 29 (9.80%) Management Information System
2 17 (5.74%) Driving Licence
3 13 (4.39%) Virtual Team
4 12 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (2.70%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.03%) NHS
6 6 (2.03%) Smartphone
7 4 (1.35%) CESG
7 4 (1.35%) User Experience
8 3 (1.01%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.01%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.68%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.68%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.34%) Digital Signage
10 1 (0.34%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.34%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.34%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 23 (7.77%) Windows
2 18 (6.08%) Windows Server
3 8 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.35%) Linux
5 4 (1.35%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.01%) Unix
6 3 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.68%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.34%) AIX
8 1 (0.34%) Android
8 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (13.51%) ITIL
3 39 (13.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 38 (12.84%) Migration
4 38 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (10.14%) PRINCE2
5 30 (10.14%) Project Management
6 27 (9.12%) CRM
7 26 (8.78%) Web Development
8 23 (7.77%) Open Source
9 22 (7.43%) DevOps
10 20 (6.76%) Use Case
11 19 (6.42%) Presales
11 19 (6.42%) UML
12 18 (6.08%) IT Strategy
12 18 (6.08%) Requirements Analysis
12 18 (6.08%) Service Delivery
12 18 (6.08%) SOA
12 18 (6.08%) TDD
13 16 (5.41%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (15.54%) SQL
2 45 (15.20%) C#
3 29 (9.80%) JavaScript
4 16 (5.41%) Java
5 8 (2.70%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.36%) PL/SQL
7 5 (1.69%) PHP
8 3 (1.01%) C
8 3 (1.01%) C++
8 3 (1.01%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.34%) Python
9 1 (0.34%) Ruby
9 1 (0.34%) Scala
9 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.34%) X++
Qualifications
1 41 (13.85%) Degree
2 13 (4.39%) ITIL Certification
2 13 (4.39%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 9 (3.04%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.03%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (2.03%) MCP
6 5 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.69%) CISSP
6 5 (1.69%) MCITP
6 5 (1.69%) MCSE
7 4 (1.35%) CCNA
7 4 (1.35%) CHECK Team Leader
7 4 (1.35%) CREST Certified
7 4 (1.35%) GIAC
7 4 (1.35%) ISACA
7 4 (1.35%) OSCP
7 4 (1.35%) SANS
8 3 (1.01%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.72%) PCI DSS
1 11 (3.72%) SLA
2 8 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.03%) PMO
3 6 (2.03%) QA
4 5 (1.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 5 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 5 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.35%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.35%) WCAG
6 1 (0.34%) COBIT
6 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.34%) P3O
System Software
1 13 (4.39%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.36%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.34%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.34%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.34%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.01%) SCCM
2 1 (0.34%) Ansible
2 1 (0.34%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.34%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.34%) Netcool
2 1 (0.34%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.34%) Puppet
2 1 (0.34%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (0.34%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.34%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 75 (25.34%) Microsoft
2 33 (11.15%) Capita
3 28 (9.46%) VMware
4 19 (6.42%) Google
5 18 (6.08%) Rackspace
6 17 (5.74%) Oracle
7 11 (3.72%) Cisco
8 8 (2.70%) Civica
9 7 (2.36%) SAP
10 6 (2.03%) CheckPoint
10 6 (2.03%) McAfee
10 6 (2.03%) Palo Alto
10 6 (2.03%) Symantec
11 5 (1.69%) F5
11 5 (1.69%) Juniper
12 4 (1.35%) Trend Micro
13 3 (1.01%) Northgate
14 2 (0.68%) Apple
14 2 (0.68%) Citrix
14 2 (0.68%) SolarWinds