Period
to 20 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 821 883 928
Rank change year-on-year +62 +45 -80
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 298 297 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the General category 0.51% 0.40% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 250 234 232
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +14.46%
10th Percentile £25,000 £31,249 £25,075
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,876 £46,913 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.47% +17.28% +9.78%

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 58,484 73,941 74,931
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.10% 42.71% 42.32%
Number of salaries quoted 44,682 56,043 60,581
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +3.00%

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 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Local Government in the UK

Local Government
Top 13 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 January 2019. 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 +81 273 £44,925 -11.01% 102
UK excluding London +61 211 £43,876 -6.47% 85
London +49 66 £57,250 +4.09% 18
North of England +48 57 £43,272 -33.43% 28
South East +42 57 £45,000 +7.14% 20
North West +56 41 £37,500 -42.31% 10
South West +32 39 £38,057 -10.45% 12
East of England +43 28 £34,113 -31.77% 7
Midlands -10 21 £49,083 -5.15% 17
West Midlands +21 19 £49,083 -6.51% 13
Yorkshire +15 16 £65,000 +1.96% 13
Scotland -3 9 £32,991 -17.52% 1
East Midlands +3 2 £50,500 +34.67% 4

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 with a requirement for Local Government.

1 95 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (21.81%) ITIL
3 63 (21.14%) Microsoft
4 61 (20.47%) Degree
5 60 (20.13%) SQL
6 59 (19.80%) Finance
7 53 (17.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 51 (17.11%) Management Information System
9 50 (16.78%) Project Management
10 44 (14.77%) SQL Server
10 44 (14.77%) Retail
11 41 (13.76%) Security Cleared
12 34 (11.41%) Problem-Solving
13 33 (11.07%) Oracle
14 32 (10.74%) Information Security
15 30 (10.07%) Microsoft Azure
15 30 (10.07%) Analytics
16 29 (9.73%) PRINCE2
16 29 (9.73%) Business Intelligence
17 28 (9.40%) Windows
17 28 (9.40%) UML
18 27 (9.06%) VMware
19 26 (8.72%) Service Management
19 26 (8.72%) Requirements Analysis
20 25 (8.39%) DevOps
20 25 (8.39%) Manufacturing
20 25 (8.39%) Business Analysis
20 25 (8.39%) Self-Motivation
21 24 (8.05%) Migration
21 24 (8.05%) SAP

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 (4.03%) Confluence
2 9 (3.02%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.01%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.34%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.34%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.34%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (4.36%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (3.69%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.68%) Unit4 Business World
2 4 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.34%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.34%) Oracle Payroll
3 2 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.67%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.34%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.34%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (8.05%) Office 365
3 23 (7.72%) SaaS
4 20 (6.71%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (5.37%) Google Cloud Platform
6 12 (4.03%) PaaS
7 9 (3.02%) IaaS
8 7 (2.35%) G Suite
9 3 (1.01%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.34%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.36%) Wireless
2 9 (3.02%) Ethernet
3 8 (2.68%) Firewall
4 5 (1.68%) LAN
4 5 (1.68%) Network Security
5 4 (1.34%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (1.34%) Cisco Firepower
5 4 (1.34%) Cisco Wireless
5 4 (1.34%) VPN
5 4 (1.34%) WAN
6 3 (1.01%) BGP
6 3 (1.01%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (1.01%) DHCP
6 3 (1.01%) DNS
6 3 (1.01%) EIGRP
6 3 (1.01%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (1.01%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (1.01%) NX-OS
6 3 (1.01%) OSPF
7 2 (0.67%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.70%) QlikView
3 16 (5.37%) BusinessObjects
3 16 (5.37%) Data Mining
3 16 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (5.37%) Power BI
3 16 (5.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (5.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (4.03%) Relational Database
6 11 (3.69%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 11 (3.69%) Qlik Sense
7 8 (2.68%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.01%) Big Data
8 6 (2.01%) Electronic Patient Records
9 4 (1.34%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (1.34%) Spotfire
10 2 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.67%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.67%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (4.36%) JIRA
2 12 (4.03%) Bitbucket
3 6 (2.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (1.34%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (0.67%) NUnit
6 1 (0.34%) Ant
6 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.34%) JSUnit
6 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 59 (19.80%) Finance
2 44 (14.77%) Retail
3 25 (8.39%) Manufacturing
4 17 (5.70%) Marketing
4 17 (5.70%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.35%) Electronics
6 6 (2.01%) Back Office
7 5 (1.68%) Military
8 3 (1.01%) Law
9 2 (0.67%) Legal
10 1 (0.34%) Advertising
10 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 57 (19.13%) Analyst
2 49 (16.44%) Consultant
3 35 (11.74%) Developer
4 27 (9.06%) Architect
5 22 (7.38%) Project Manager
6 21 (7.05%) Support Analyst
7 17 (5.70%) Cloud Architect
8 16 (5.37%) AWS Consultant
9 15 (5.03%) AWS Architect
9 15 (5.03%) Cloud Consultant
9 15 (5.03%) Web Architect
9 15 (5.03%) Web Consultant
10 14 (4.70%) Service Manager
10 14 (4.70%) Support Consultant
11 12 (4.03%) Applications Support
11 12 (4.03%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 11 (3.69%) ITSM Consultant
13 10 (3.36%) Business Analyst
14 9 (3.02%) Senior Analyst
14 9 (3.02%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.38%) Web Services
2 19 (6.38%) .NET
3 17 (5.70%) Middleware
4 16 (5.37%) ASP.NET
5 9 (3.02%) 802.1X
6 8 (2.68%) CSS
6 8 (2.68%) HTML
7 7 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (2.35%) XML
8 6 (2.01%) Hibernate
8 6 (2.01%) Spring
8 6 (2.01%) XSL
9 4 (1.34%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (1.34%) JAXB
9 4 (1.34%) JAX-WS
9 4 (1.34%) jQuery
10 3 (1.01%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.01%) CGI
10 3 (1.01%) Entity Framework
11 2 (0.67%) Autofac
Miscellaneous
1 51 (17.11%) Management Information System
2 25 (8.39%) Self-Motivation
3 21 (7.05%) NHS
4 19 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (4.03%) User Experience
6 10 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.68%) Data Centre
7 8 (2.68%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.68%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.01%) BBC
9 3 (1.01%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (0.67%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.67%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (0.67%) New Media
10 2 (0.67%) Social Media
11 1 (0.34%) Augmented Reality
11 1 (0.34%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.34%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.34%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.34%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.40%) Windows
2 16 (5.37%) Windows Server
3 10 (3.36%) Linux
4 7 (2.35%) Unix
5 2 (0.67%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (21.81%) ITIL
3 53 (17.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 50 (16.78%) Project Management
5 34 (11.41%) Problem-Solving
6 32 (10.74%) Information Security
7 30 (10.07%) Analytics
8 29 (9.73%) Business Intelligence
8 29 (9.73%) PRINCE2
9 28 (9.40%) UML
10 26 (8.72%) Requirements Analysis
10 26 (8.72%) Service Management
11 25 (8.39%) Business Analysis
11 25 (8.39%) DevOps
12 24 (8.05%) Migration
13 21 (7.05%) Scrum
13 21 (7.05%) Use Case
14 20 (6.71%) Enterprise Architecture
14 20 (6.71%) Mentoring
15 19 (6.38%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 60 (20.13%) SQL
2 19 (6.38%) C#
3 15 (5.03%) T-SQL
4 12 (4.03%) Java
5 9 (3.02%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.01%) XPath
7 4 (1.34%) C
7 4 (1.34%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.34%) Python
8 3 (1.01%) ANSI SQL
8 3 (1.01%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.01%) VBA
9 2 (0.67%) R
10 1 (0.34%) C++
10 1 (0.34%) Perl
10 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 61 (20.47%) Degree
2 41 (13.76%) Security Cleared
3 20 (6.71%) SC Cleared
4 12 (4.03%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (3.02%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.01%) CCNP
7 5 (1.68%) CISM
7 5 (1.68%) ISEB
8 4 (1.34%) APMP
8 4 (1.34%) CESG Certified Professional
8 4 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.34%) ISACA
8 4 (1.34%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (1.34%) Master's Degree
8 4 (1.34%) PMP
8 4 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.01%) CCNA
9 3 (1.01%) MCSE
9 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.38%) GDPR
2 20 (6.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (6.04%) SLA
4 16 (5.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 15 (5.03%) COBIT
6 6 (2.01%) PCI DSS
6 6 (2.01%) PMO
7 4 (1.34%) QA
8 3 (1.01%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (1.01%) Data Quality
8 3 (1.01%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.34%) MiFID
9 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (4.70%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.34%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.01%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.67%) Docker
6 1 (0.34%) Firmware
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.34%) XenApp
6 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (2.01%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (1.34%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.01%) Nessus
3 3 (1.01%) SCCM
4 1 (0.34%) RSA Security Analytics
4 1 (0.34%) Terraform
Vendors
1 63 (21.14%) Microsoft
2 33 (11.07%) Oracle
3 27 (9.06%) VMware
4 24 (8.05%) SAP
5 23 (7.72%) Google
6 22 (7.38%) Cisco
7 15 (5.03%) Rackspace
8 9 (3.02%) Aruba
8 9 (3.02%) CheckPoint
8 9 (3.02%) HP
8 9 (3.02%) NETGEAR
8 9 (3.02%) Ruckus Wireless
9 8 (2.68%) Citrix
10 7 (2.35%) Tableau
11 6 (2.01%) Veeam
12 5 (1.68%) Atlassian
12 5 (1.68%) BT
13 4 (1.34%) Cognos
13 4 (1.34%) MicroStrategy
13 4 (1.34%) Symantec