Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government
UK
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 697 865 824
Rank change year-on-year +168 -41 -31
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 415 330 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the General category 0.75% 0.47% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 321 263 288
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.76% +27.38%
10th Percentile £27,750 £21,050 £24,061
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -20.00% +56.25%

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 54,998 70,939 70,562
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.18% 41.28% 41.71%
Number of salaries quoted 41,284 55,205 56,181
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,756 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,100 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.22% +5.88% -1.16%

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 23 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Local Government in the UK

Local Government
Top 15 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 23 May 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 +182 395 £45,000 - 35
UK excluding London +117 267 £45,000 +12.50% 20
London +103 119 £45,500 +1.11% 16
North of England +20 71 £68,750 +63.69% 2
South East +65 68 £47,500 +26.67% 4
South West +78 64 £38,057 +9.95% 4
North West +58 43 £50,000 -20.00%
East of England +75 34 £37,500 +14.50% 3
Yorkshire -14 27 £70,000 +115.38% 2
Midlands +18 18 £45,000 -8.88% 6
West Midlands +14 18 £45,000 -2.06% 5
Scotland -1 8 £37,500 -6.25%
Northern Ireland - 3 - -
Wales +18 1 £65,000 +89.78% 1
North East +16 1 £46,192 -16.02%

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 142 (34.22%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (31.33%) Finance
3 97 (23.37%) Microsoft
4 89 (21.45%) Degree
5 86 (20.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 75 (18.07%) Management Information System
7 73 (17.59%) DevOps
8 71 (17.11%) Project Management
9 69 (16.63%) SQL
9 69 (16.63%) SQL Server
10 68 (16.39%) Google
11 65 (15.66%) Retail
12 56 (13.49%) Requirements Analysis
12 56 (13.49%) Problem-Solving
13 55 (13.25%) Use Case
14 54 (13.01%) Oracle
14 54 (13.01%) VMware
14 54 (13.01%) Manufacturing
15 51 (12.29%) Migration
16 50 (12.05%) PRINCE2
16 50 (12.05%) Security Cleared
17 48 (11.57%) Microsoft Azure
18 43 (10.36%) Scrum
18 43 (10.36%) Enterprise Software
19 42 (10.12%) UML
19 42 (10.12%) Mentoring
20 40 (9.64%) Analytics
21 39 (9.40%) Business Intelligence
22 38 (9.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
22 38 (9.16%) Business Analysis

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 (3.13%) Confluence
2 6 (1.45%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.20%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (0.96%) IIS
5 2 (0.48%) Drupal
5 2 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 22 (5.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (4.10%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (2.65%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (3.37%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (2.89%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (2.89%) Oracle Payroll
3 5 (1.20%) Unit4 Business World
4 4 (0.96%) Northgate Housing
4 4 (0.96%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.72%) SAP HCM
5 3 (0.72%) SAP Payroll
6 2 (0.48%) iTrent
7 1 (0.24%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 48 (11.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (8.19%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (7.95%) Google Cloud Platform
4 22 (5.30%) Power Platform
5 11 (2.65%) Office 365
6 6 (1.45%) SaaS
7 5 (1.20%) Google Analytics
7 5 (1.20%) PaaS
8 4 (0.96%) G Suite
9 1 (0.24%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.24%) IaaS
9 1 (0.24%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.34%) Internet
2 15 (3.61%) Firewall
3 8 (1.93%) Network Security
4 7 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (1.69%) Cisco Firepower
5 6 (1.45%) LAN
5 6 (1.45%) VPN
5 6 (1.45%) WAN
6 5 (1.20%) Wireless
7 4 (0.96%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (0.72%) BGP
8 3 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (0.72%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (0.72%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (0.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (0.72%) MPLS
8 3 (0.72%) NX-OS
8 3 (0.72%) OSPF
8 3 (0.72%) SAN
8 3 (0.72%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (16.63%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (6.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 25 (6.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (5.78%) BusinessObjects
4 23 (5.54%) Data Mining
5 22 (5.30%) Power BI
6 20 (4.82%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 20 (4.82%) QlikView
7 19 (4.58%) Qlik Sense
8 18 (4.34%) GIS
9 17 (4.10%) Big Data
10 12 (2.89%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (2.65%) Geospatial Data
11 11 (2.65%) Oracle BI EE
12 10 (2.41%) Relational Database
13 8 (1.93%) RDBMS
14 5 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
15 3 (0.72%) MS Access
15 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (3.61%) JSUnit
1 15 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (3.37%) JIRA
3 13 (3.13%) Bitbucket
4 7 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.48%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.48%) NUnit
5 2 (0.48%) Subversion
6 1 (0.24%) Ant
6 1 (0.24%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.24%) Hudson
6 1 (0.24%) MSTest
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.24%) Selenium
6 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.24%) Zephyr
General
1 130 (31.33%) Finance
2 65 (15.66%) Retail
3 54 (13.01%) Manufacturing
4 33 (7.95%) Marketing
5 25 (6.02%) Telecoms
6 19 (4.58%) Electronics
7 15 (3.61%) Law
8 9 (2.17%) Legal
9 3 (0.72%) German Language
9 3 (0.72%) Military
10 2 (0.48%) Back Office
10 2 (0.48%) Billing
11 1 (0.24%) Advertising
11 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.24%) Games
11 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 87 (20.96%) Consultant
2 62 (14.94%) Analyst
3 47 (11.33%) Project Manager
4 46 (11.08%) Architect
5 37 (8.92%) Developer
6 35 (8.43%) Cloud Architect
7 33 (7.95%) Cloud Consultant
8 32 (7.71%) AWS Architect
8 32 (7.71%) AWS Consultant
8 32 (7.71%) Web Architect
8 32 (7.71%) Web Consultant
9 21 (5.06%) IT Manager
10 19 (4.58%) .NET Developer
10 19 (4.58%) Support Analyst
11 18 (4.34%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 18 (4.34%) C# Developer
12 16 (3.86%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
13 15 (3.61%) Business Analyst
13 15 (3.61%) C# .NET Developer
14 12 (2.89%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (8.92%) Web Services
2 35 (8.43%) Middleware
3 34 (8.19%) .NET
4 27 (6.51%) ASP.NET
5 21 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (4.34%) Node.js
7 9 (2.17%) AngularJS
8 7 (1.69%) Kafka
9 6 (1.45%) HTML
10 5 (1.20%) ActiveMQ
10 5 (1.20%) CSS
10 5 (1.20%) J2EE
10 5 (1.20%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (1.20%) REST
10 5 (1.20%) Spring
11 3 (0.72%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.72%) CSS3
11 3 (0.72%) HTML5
11 3 (0.72%) Oracle Fusion
11 3 (0.72%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 75 (18.07%) Management Information System
2 43 (10.36%) Enterprise Software
3 33 (7.95%) Self-Motivation
4 30 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (5.06%) NHS
6 17 (4.10%) Internet of Things
7 9 (2.17%) Data Centre
8 8 (1.93%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (1.69%) Social Media
10 5 (1.20%) User Experience
11 4 (0.96%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.96%) Robotics
11 4 (0.96%) Tandem
12 3 (0.72%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.72%) PMI
13 2 (0.48%) Enterprise Cloud
13 2 (0.48%) Smart City
13 2 (0.48%) Virtual Team
14 1 (0.24%) Fintech
14 1 (0.24%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 19 (4.58%) Windows
2 13 (3.13%) Windows Server
3 6 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.20%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.48%) Unix
5 2 (0.48%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (34.22%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (20.72%) Stakeholder Management
3 73 (17.59%) DevOps
4 71 (17.11%) Project Management
5 56 (13.49%) Problem-Solving
5 56 (13.49%) Requirements Analysis
6 55 (13.25%) Use Case
7 51 (12.29%) Migration
8 50 (12.05%) PRINCE2
9 43 (10.36%) Scrum
10 42 (10.12%) Mentoring
10 42 (10.12%) UML
11 40 (9.64%) Analytics
12 39 (9.40%) Business Intelligence
13 38 (9.16%) Business Analysis
13 38 (9.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 37 (8.92%) Service Design
15 35 (8.43%) Open Source
15 35 (8.43%) SOA
16 31 (7.47%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 69 (16.63%) SQL
2 36 (8.67%) C#
3 31 (7.47%) C
3 31 (7.47%) T-SQL
4 27 (6.51%) Java
5 19 (4.58%) PL/SQL
6 17 (4.10%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.45%) TypeScript
8 4 (0.96%) ES6
8 4 (0.96%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.96%) Python
9 2 (0.48%) C++
9 2 (0.48%) R
9 2 (0.48%) Scala
9 2 (0.48%) VB
10 1 (0.24%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.24%) PHP
10 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 89 (21.45%) Degree
2 50 (12.05%) Security Cleared
3 35 (8.43%) DBS Check
4 23 (5.54%) SC Cleared
5 14 (3.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 11 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.69%) PMP
8 6 (1.45%) CCNP
8 6 (1.45%) MCSE
9 4 (0.96%) MCITP
9 4 (0.96%) MCP
10 3 (0.72%) APMP
10 3 (0.72%) CISSP
10 3 (0.72%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.72%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.48%) CCNA
11 2 (0.48%) IIBA
11 2 (0.48%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 13 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.65%) SLA
4 10 (2.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 10 (2.41%) PCI DSS
4 10 (2.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (1.93%) PMO
6 6 (1.45%) COBIT
7 5 (1.20%) GDPR
8 4 (0.96%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.96%) QA
9 2 (0.48%) P3O
10 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 14 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.93%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.93%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.72%) Docker
3 3 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.48%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (1.69%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (1.45%) CASB
2 6 (1.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (1.20%) Data Guard
4 4 (0.96%) Stealthwatch
5 3 (0.72%) Nessus
6 1 (0.24%) Nagios
6 1 (0.24%) OpenNMS
6 1 (0.24%) SCCM
6 1 (0.24%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 97 (23.37%) Microsoft
2 68 (16.39%) Google
3 54 (13.01%) Oracle
3 54 (13.01%) VMware
4 32 (7.71%) Rackspace
5 30 (7.23%) SAP
6 18 (4.34%) Cisco
7 16 (3.86%) Capita
8 13 (3.13%) CheckPoint
8 13 (3.13%) Veeam
9 10 (2.41%) Atlassian
10 9 (2.17%) Symantec
11 7 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.45%) McAfee
12 6 (1.45%) Northgate
12 6 (1.45%) Trend Micro
13 5 (1.20%) Citrix
13 5 (1.20%) Civica
13 5 (1.20%) Juniper
13 5 (1.20%) Twitter