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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH). Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 6 months to 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government (Local Authority, Local Council)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 384 424 242
Rank change year-on-year +40 -182 +53
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 681 201 60
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.85% 0.53% 0.67%
As % of the General category 1.31% 1.03% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 247 139 43
10th Percentile £31,752 £28,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £37,171 £33,594 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.44% +5.88% -10.53%
75th Percentile £62,817 £54,125 £54,789
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £75,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -5.56%

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 WFH option and a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 51,974 19,522 4,159
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 65.15% 51.92% 46.55%
Number of salaries quoted 26,483 14,083 3,418
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £56,757 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.71% +3.19% -4.35%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £91,250 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.11% +0.91% +4.76%

Local Government
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Local Government as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Local Government trend for jobs with a WFH option

Local Government
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Local Government.

Local Government salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Local Government
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Local Government over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

Local Government salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, Local Government job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Local Government.

1 400 (58.74%) Public Sector
2 340 (49.93%) Agile
3 238 (34.95%) Social Skills
4 202 (29.66%) Azure
5 199 (29.22%) Problem-Solving
6 193 (28.34%) Finance
7 191 (28.05%) SQL
8 171 (25.11%) JavaScript
9 169 (24.82%) C#
10 159 (23.35%) Microsoft
11 156 (22.91%) Analytics
12 148 (21.73%) HTML
13 147 (21.59%) .NET
14 144 (21.15%) DevOps
15 139 (20.41%) CSS
16 138 (20.26%) Degree
16 138 (20.26%) Service Design
17 136 (19.97%) SaaS
18 134 (19.68%) Retail
19 133 (19.53%) NEC
20 132 (19.38%) Analytical Skills
21 127 (18.65%) User Experience
22 124 (18.21%) Risk Management
23 110 (16.15%) Manufacturing
24 109 (16.01%) GRC
25 106 (15.57%) SQL Server
26 105 (15.42%) HTML5
27 97 (14.24%) Software Engineering
27 97 (14.24%) Greenfield Project
28 96 (14.10%) Information Security

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 42 (6.17%) IIS
2 32 (4.70%) Apache
3 25 (3.67%) Cloud Foundry
4 23 (3.38%) Apache Spark
5 8 (1.17%) CMS
6 6 (0.88%) Jadu
7 3 (0.44%) ArcGIS
7 3 (0.44%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 59 (8.66%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (5.43%) Sketch
3 9 (1.32%) Zeplin
4 2 (0.29%) Final Cut Pro
4 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.73%) Academy Housing
1 5 (0.73%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 202 (29.66%) Azure
2 136 (19.97%) SaaS
3 66 (9.69%) PaaS
4 53 (7.78%) AWS
5 48 (7.05%) Figma
6 40 (5.87%) GCP
6 40 (5.87%) Google Workspace
7 30 (4.41%) Azure DevOps
8 28 (4.11%) Miro
9 26 (3.82%) BrowserStack
9 26 (3.82%) IaaS
9 26 (3.82%) Sauce Labs
10 25 (3.67%) Amazon EC2
10 25 (3.67%) Amazon S3
10 25 (3.67%) Amazon SQS
10 25 (3.67%) AWS CloudFormation
10 25 (3.67%) CloudFront
10 25 (3.67%) Heroku
10 25 (3.67%) Serverless
10 25 (3.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (6.61%) Internet
2 23 (3.38%) Firewall
3 17 (2.50%) SAN
4 9 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (1.17%) DHCP
5 8 (1.17%) DNS
5 8 (1.17%) Remote Desktop
6 7 (1.03%) WAN
7 6 (0.88%) SD-WAN
8 2 (0.29%) Broadband
9 1 (0.15%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.15%) Intranet
9 1 (0.15%) IPsec
9 1 (0.15%) LAN
9 1 (0.15%) MPLS
9 1 (0.15%) VoIP
9 1 (0.15%) VPN
9 1 (0.15%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (15.57%) SQL Server
2 49 (7.20%) NoSQL
3 40 (5.87%) Redis
4 31 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
5 29 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (3.82%) Data Lake
7 25 (3.67%) Amazon RDS
8 23 (3.38%) Hadoop
9 21 (3.08%) Power BI
10 20 (2.94%) MySQL
11 18 (2.64%) Big Data
12 16 (2.35%) Relational Database
13 12 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (1.62%) Oracle Database
14 11 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
16 6 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
16 6 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
16 6 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
16 6 (0.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 58 (8.52%) Git (software)
2 46 (6.75%) Visual Studio
3 40 (5.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (3.82%) Cypress.io
4 26 (3.82%) Gatling
4 26 (3.82%) JMeter
4 26 (3.82%) Postman
4 26 (3.82%) Protractor
4 26 (3.82%) Selenium
4 26 (3.82%) SpecFlow
4 26 (3.82%) TestCafe
5 23 (3.38%) Jenkins
5 23 (3.38%) JUnit
5 23 (3.38%) TestNG
6 10 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (0.73%) JIRA
8 4 (0.59%) Visual Studio Code
9 1 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 400 (58.74%) Public Sector
2 238 (34.95%) Social Skills
3 193 (28.34%) Finance
4 134 (19.68%) Retail
5 132 (19.38%) Analytical Skills
6 110 (16.15%) Manufacturing
7 74 (10.87%) Legal
8 69 (10.13%) Organisational Skills
9 43 (6.31%) Documentation Skills
9 43 (6.31%) Presentation Skills
10 39 (5.73%) Billing
11 34 (4.99%) Telecoms
12 31 (4.55%) Back Office
13 29 (4.26%) Influencing Skills
14 28 (4.11%) Publishing
15 26 (3.82%) Banking
16 17 (2.50%) Law
16 17 (2.50%) Social Housing
17 15 (2.20%) Marketing
18 12 (1.76%) Humanities
Job Titles
1 142 (20.85%) Developer
2 92 (13.51%) Designer
3 60 (8.81%) .NET Developer
4 48 (7.05%) Analyst
5 41 (6.02%) Software Engineer
6 40 (5.87%) Project Manager
7 34 (4.99%) Consultant
8 32 (4.70%) Content Designer
9 28 (4.11%) Interaction Designer
10 27 (3.96%) Senior Software Engineer
11 26 (3.82%) Graduate
11 26 (3.82%) QA Engineer
12 24 (3.52%) Data Engineer
12 24 (3.52%) Trainee
13 23 (3.38%) Java Developer
13 23 (3.38%) UX Designer
14 22 (3.23%) Business Analyst
15 21 (3.08%) Architect
16 17 (2.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 17 (2.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (21.73%) HTML
2 147 (21.59%) .NET
3 139 (20.41%) CSS
4 105 (15.42%) HTML5
5 87 (12.78%) React
6 79 (11.60%) XML
7 76 (11.16%) AngularJS
8 75 (11.01%) REST
9 67 (9.84%) ASP.NET
10 66 (9.69%) JSON
11 63 (9.25%) Ajax
12 59 (8.66%) ASP.NET MVC
13 51 (7.49%) Web Services
14 50 (7.34%) jQuery
15 47 (6.90%) CSS3
16 43 (6.31%) Swagger
17 41 (6.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 40 (5.87%) KnockoutJS
18 40 (5.87%) XSLT
19 33 (4.85%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 127 (18.65%) User Experience
2 97 (14.24%) Greenfield Project
3 73 (10.72%) NHS
4 64 (9.40%) Virtual Team
5 55 (8.08%) Management Information System
6 51 (7.49%) Self-Motivation
7 32 (4.70%) Public Cloud
8 29 (4.26%) Housing Association
9 28 (4.11%) Graphic Design
10 27 (3.96%) Blog
11 25 (3.67%) Legacy Systems
12 22 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
13 20 (2.94%) Data Centre
14 17 (2.50%) Driving Licence
14 17 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
15 7 (1.03%) Social Media
16 6 (0.88%) Client/Server
16 6 (0.88%) Data Structures
16 6 (0.88%) VLE
17 5 (0.73%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 21 (3.08%) Unix
2 19 (2.79%) Windows
3 17 (2.50%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.03%) Linux
5 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.15%) Solaris
5 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (49.93%) Agile
2 199 (29.22%) Problem-Solving
3 156 (22.91%) Analytics
4 144 (21.15%) DevOps
5 138 (20.26%) Service Design
6 124 (18.21%) Risk Management
7 97 (14.24%) Software Engineering
8 96 (14.10%) Information Security
9 90 (13.22%) Scrum
10 89 (13.07%) Data Analytics
11 77 (11.31%) Cybersecurity
12 72 (10.57%) Document Management
13 71 (10.43%) Microservices
13 71 (10.43%) User Research
14 65 (9.54%) UX Design
15 63 (9.25%) Computer Science
16 60 (8.81%) Interaction Design
16 60 (8.81%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
17 59 (8.66%) MVC
18 56 (8.22%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 191 (28.05%) SQL
2 171 (25.11%) JavaScript
3 169 (24.82%) C#
4 95 (13.95%) Java
5 57 (8.37%) PowerShell
6 53 (7.78%) Python
7 43 (6.31%) TypeScript
8 32 (4.70%) PHP
9 27 (3.96%) Ruby
10 25 (3.67%) ES6
11 20 (2.94%) T-SQL
12 17 (2.50%) Bash
13 11 (1.62%) R
14 10 (1.47%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.88%) C++
15 6 (0.88%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.59%) VBScript
17 3 (0.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 2 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 138 (20.26%) Degree
2 74 (10.87%) DBS Check
3 70 (10.28%) Security Cleared
4 56 (8.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 31 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 24 (3.52%) CISA
7 23 (3.38%) ICAEW
7 23 (3.38%) ISACA
8 18 (2.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 15 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (2.06%) MCSE
11 12 (1.76%) SC Cleared
12 8 (1.17%) CISSP
13 5 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.29%) Chartered Engineer
14 2 (0.29%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.29%) PMP
15 1 (0.15%) ACSP
15 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
15 1 (0.15%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (16.01%) GRC
2 67 (9.84%) Accessibility
3 33 (4.85%) QA
4 28 (4.11%) GDPR
4 28 (4.11%) WCAG
5 5 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.44%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.44%) PMO
7 2 (0.29%) NIST
8 1 (0.15%) P3O
8 1 (0.15%) RMADS
System Software
1 27 (3.96%) Active Directory
2 23 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.50%) Hyper-V
4 15 (2.20%) Docker
5 9 (1.32%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 57 (8.37%) Kubernetes
2 25 (3.67%) Terraform
3 9 (1.32%) Ansible
4 8 (1.17%) SCCM
5 1 (0.15%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.15%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 159 (23.35%) Microsoft
2 133 (19.53%) NEC
3 74 (10.87%) Northgate
4 34 (4.99%) Civica
5 26 (3.82%) Databricks
6 24 (3.52%) VMware
7 23 (3.38%) Oracle
8 16 (2.35%) Google
9 10 (1.47%) Cisco
9 10 (1.47%) HP
10 9 (1.32%) Nimble Storage
11 8 (1.17%) Aruba
11 8 (1.17%) Veeam
12 6 (0.88%) Twitter
13 5 (0.73%) TIBCO
14 2 (0.29%) Palo Alto
14 2 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (0.29%) Workday
15 1 (0.15%) Avaya
15 1 (0.15%) CheckPoint