Period
to 20 October 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 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 898 885 896
Rank change year-on-year -13 +11 +4
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 298 348 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the General category 0.39% 0.42% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 243 312 329
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +0.52%
10th Percentile £30,650 £25,000 £25,400
90th Percentile £71,250 £82,500 £70,300
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,207 £37,000 £39,083
% change year-on-year +24.88% -5.33% -1.37%

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 76719 82224 98630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.03% 43.06% 44.95%
Number of salaries quoted 55692 67089 78495
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 October 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 October 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 +22 285 £47,207 +11.07% 21
UK excluding London +35 202 £46,207 +24.88% 14
London +20 86 £50,482 -15.86% 8
Midlands +51 53 £51,000 +61.90% 2
South East +47 53 £40,000 +10.19% 5
West Midlands +33 41 £54,250 +72.22% 1
North of England -25 37 £51,250 +29.99% 5
South West +37 35 £48,000 +47.69%
Yorkshire +15 24 £65,000 - 3
East of England -7 17 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands +41 12 £32,346 +21.89% 1
North West -27 11 £42,500 +57.41% 2
Scotland -5 7 £54,000 +103.77% 1
North East +19 2 £51,250 +60.16%

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (36.91%) Microsoft
2 85 (28.52%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (28.19%) Finance
4 60 (20.13%) ITIL
5 46 (15.44%) SQL
5 46 (15.44%) .NET
5 46 (15.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 43 (14.43%) Business Intelligence
6 43 (14.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 41 (13.76%) Degree
8 34 (11.41%) Management Information System
9 33 (11.07%) Service Delivery
10 32 (10.74%) C#
10 32 (10.74%) SQL Server
10 32 (10.74%) Visualisation
11 31 (10.40%) Continuous Improvement
11 31 (10.40%) Performance Management
11 31 (10.40%) Project Management
12 30 (10.07%) Data Visualisation
13 29 (9.73%) Oracle
13 29 (9.73%) Power BI
14 28 (9.40%) ASP.NET
14 28 (9.40%) Windows
14 28 (9.40%) CRM
15 26 (8.72%) Security Cleared
16 24 (8.05%) HTML
16 24 (8.05%) VMware
16 24 (8.05%) Service Management
17 23 (7.72%) Migration
17 23 (7.72%) JavaScript

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 13 (4.36%) MS Exchange
2 11 (3.69%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.68%) IIS
6 4 (1.34%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.01%) Confluence
7 3 (1.01%) GlassFish
7 3 (1.01%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.01%) WordPress
8 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.34%) CMS
9 1 (0.34%) Drupal
9 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (3.02%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.67%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (5.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.01%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.68%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (1.01%) OPENHousing
5 2 (0.67%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.34%) Aareon QL
6 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.34%) Infor SunSystems
6 1 (0.34%) Kypera Housing
6 1 (0.34%) MIS ActiveH
6 1 (0.34%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.34%) Orchard Housing
6 1 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 46 (15.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (6.04%) Azure Data Factory
3 16 (5.37%) Office 365
4 11 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (3.02%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (2.35%) SaaS
7 3 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.67%) IaaS
9 1 (0.34%) G Suite
9 1 (0.34%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.02%) Firewall
2 7 (2.35%) SAN
3 6 (2.01%) Internet
4 5 (1.68%) DNS
4 5 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (1.34%) DHCP
5 4 (1.34%) LAN
5 4 (1.34%) Skype
5 4 (1.34%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (1.01%) Network Security
6 3 (1.01%) WAN
7 2 (0.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (0.67%) VoIP
7 2 (0.67%) VPN
7 2 (0.67%) Wireless
8 1 (0.34%) HTTP
8 1 (0.34%) MPLS
8 1 (0.34%) VLAN
8 1 (0.34%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.74%) SQL Server
2 29 (9.73%) Power BI
3 18 (6.04%) Data Lake
4 13 (4.36%) Big Data
5 10 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (3.02%) BusinessObjects
6 9 (3.02%) QlikView
6 9 (3.02%) Spotfire
6 9 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.34%) MS Access
8 4 (1.34%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.34%) SAP BW
9 3 (1.01%) MySQL
9 3 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.01%) SAP HANA
10 2 (0.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 2 (0.67%) DecisionStream
10 2 (0.67%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.68%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.34%) Gradle
3 4 (1.34%) JIRA
4 3 (1.01%) Ant
4 3 (1.01%) Maven
5 2 (0.67%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.34%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.34%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.34%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.34%) NUnit
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.34%) Subversion
General
1 84 (28.19%) Finance
2 15 (5.03%) Legal
3 13 (4.36%) Retail
4 11 (3.69%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.36%) Marketing
6 6 (2.01%) Law
6 6 (2.01%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.68%) Back Office
7 5 (1.68%) Banking
8 3 (1.01%) Advertising
9 2 (0.67%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 68 (22.82%) Developer
2 54 (18.12%) Consultant
3 45 (15.10%) Architect
4 43 (14.43%) Analyst
5 29 (9.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 27 (9.06%) Power BI Developer
7 24 (8.05%) Senior Architect
8 20 (6.71%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 20 (6.71%) Enterprise Architect
9 18 (6.04%) Power BI Consultant
10 17 (5.70%) Project Manager
11 16 (5.37%) .NET Developer
12 15 (5.03%) IT Manager
12 15 (5.03%) Senior Consultant
13 14 (4.70%) ICT Manager
14 11 (3.69%) Business Manager
15 10 (3.36%) Cloud Architect
15 10 (3.36%) Senior Developer
15 10 (3.36%) Senior Enterprise Architect
15 10 (3.36%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (15.44%) .NET
2 28 (9.40%) ASP.NET
3 24 (8.05%) HTML
4 15 (5.03%) Web Services
5 13 (4.36%) CSS
6 12 (4.03%) Ajax
6 12 (4.03%) XML
6 12 (4.03%) XSL
7 10 (3.36%) Middleware
8 7 (2.35%) .NET Framework
9 6 (2.01%) Entity Framework
10 5 (1.68%) HTML5
10 5 (1.68%) REST
11 4 (1.34%) AngularJS
11 4 (1.34%) J2EE
12 3 (1.01%) jQuery
12 3 (1.01%) Sass
13 2 (0.67%) Backbone.js
13 2 (0.67%) CSS3
13 2 (0.67%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.41%) Management Information System
2 15 (5.03%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.36%) Data Centre
3 13 (4.36%) Driving Licence
3 13 (4.36%) NHS
4 12 (4.03%) Virtual Team
5 9 (3.02%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.35%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.01%) User Experience
8 4 (1.34%) CESG
9 3 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.01%) Internet of Things
9 3 (1.01%) Robotics
10 2 (0.67%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.67%) Minimum Viable Product
10 2 (0.67%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.34%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.34%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.40%) Windows
2 17 (5.70%) Windows Server
3 11 (3.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (3.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (2.01%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.68%) Linux
6 5 (1.68%) Unix
7 4 (1.34%) Android
7 4 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.01%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.01%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.67%) Solaris
9 2 (0.67%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.67%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.67%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.34%) AIX
10 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (28.52%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (20.13%) ITIL
3 43 (14.43%) Business Intelligence
3 43 (14.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (11.07%) Service Delivery
5 32 (10.74%) Visualisation
6 31 (10.40%) Continuous Improvement
6 31 (10.40%) Performance Management
6 31 (10.40%) Project Management
7 30 (10.07%) Data Visualisation
8 28 (9.40%) CRM
9 24 (8.05%) Service Management
10 23 (7.72%) Business Analysis
10 23 (7.72%) Migration
11 21 (7.05%) BPMN
11 21 (7.05%) PRINCE2
11 21 (7.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 20 (6.71%) TOGAF
13 19 (6.38%) Web Development
14 18 (6.04%) UML
Programming Languages
1 46 (15.44%) SQL
2 32 (10.74%) C#
3 23 (7.72%) JavaScript
4 13 (4.36%) C
5 10 (3.36%) Java
6 5 (1.68%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.68%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.01%) PHP
8 2 (0.67%) C++
8 2 (0.67%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.67%) VBScript
8 2 (0.67%) X++
9 1 (0.34%) R
9 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (13.76%) Degree
2 26 (8.72%) Security Cleared
3 17 (5.70%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (4.03%) DV Cleared
5 8 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (2.35%) MCP
7 6 (2.01%) MCITP
7 6 (2.01%) MCSE
8 5 (1.68%) CCNA
8 5 (1.68%) CISA
8 5 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.34%) CHECK Team Leader
9 4 (1.34%) CIMA
9 4 (1.34%) CREST Certified
9 4 (1.34%) Master's Degree
9 4 (1.34%) OSCP
9 4 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (1.01%) CCNP
11 2 (0.67%) CCSA
11 2 (0.67%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.03%) COBIT
1 12 (4.03%) SLA
2 8 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 6 (2.01%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.01%) QA
4 4 (1.34%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.34%) WCAG
5 3 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.01%) PMO
6 1 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (5.37%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.36%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.67%) XenApp
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.34%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.34%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.34%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.34%) Ansible
1 1 (0.34%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (0.34%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.34%) Nessus
1 1 (0.34%) Netcool
1 1 (0.34%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (0.34%) OpenVAS
1 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.34%) Puppet
1 1 (0.34%) SCCM
1 1 (0.34%) SCOrch
1 1 (0.34%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 110 (36.91%) Microsoft
2 29 (9.73%) Oracle
3 24 (8.05%) VMware
4 13 (4.36%) Cisco
5 11 (3.69%) SAP
6 10 (3.36%) Google
7 9 (3.02%) MicroStrategy
7 9 (3.02%) Rackspace
7 9 (3.02%) Tableau
7 9 (3.02%) TIBCO
8 8 (2.68%) Citrix
9 7 (2.35%) CA
10 6 (2.01%) Civica
11 4 (1.34%) Sitecore
12 3 (1.01%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.01%) IBM
12 3 (1.01%) Juniper
12 3 (1.01%) Palo Alto
13 2 (0.67%) Capita
13 2 (0.67%) Cognos