Period
to 23 October 2021

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 23 October 2021 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
23 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 429 239 217
Rank change year-on-year -190 -22 +8
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 117 31 69
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.42% 0.48% 0.90%
As % of the General category 0.78% 1.14% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 66 28 61
10th Percentile £33,094 £31,775 £37,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,063 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,750 £45,307 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +20.84% -13.70% +16.67%
75th Percentile £71,250 £55,309 £58,500
90th Percentile £73,875 £57,742 £59,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +0.17%

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 14,956 2,731 3,927
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 53.93% 42.41% 51.16%
Number of salaries quoted 10,614 2,428 3,319
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,600 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £90,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.60% +5.71% +5.00%

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 23 October 2021.

Local Government salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 23 October 2021, Local Government job roles required the following IT 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 49 (41.88%) Public Sector
2 34 (29.06%) Microsoft
3 33 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (28.21%) Security Cleared
4 29 (24.79%) JavaScript
5 26 (22.22%) Firewall
6 24 (20.51%) SC Cleared
7 23 (19.66%) WAN
8 22 (18.80%) LAN
8 22 (18.80%) Network Design
8 22 (18.80%) Azure
9 21 (17.95%) jQuery
10 19 (16.24%) CSS
10 19 (16.24%) Web Services
10 19 (16.24%) Presales
11 18 (15.38%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 18 (15.38%) Cisco
11 18 (15.38%) Finance
11 18 (15.38%) Change Control
12 17 (14.53%) FortiGate
12 17 (14.53%) React
12 17 (14.53%) Marketing
12 17 (14.53%) CheckPoint
12 17 (14.53%) SQL Server
12 17 (14.53%) Palo Alto
12 17 (14.53%) Customer Requirements
13 16 (13.68%) Node.js
14 15 (12.82%) Microsoft 365
14 15 (12.82%) Docker
14 15 (12.82%) SQL

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 13 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.85%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.71%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.85%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (0.85%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 22 (18.80%) Azure
2 15 (12.82%) Microsoft 365
3 14 (11.97%) Power Platform
4 12 (10.26%) SaaS
5 9 (7.69%) Azure Logic Apps
5 9 (7.69%) Power Automate
5 9 (7.69%) PowerApps
6 3 (2.56%) AWS
6 3 (2.56%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (1.71%) GCP
7 2 (1.71%) Serverless
8 1 (0.85%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 1 (0.85%) GitHub
8 1 (0.85%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (22.22%) Firewall
2 23 (19.66%) WAN
3 22 (18.80%) LAN
4 7 (5.98%) Internet
5 5 (4.27%) VPN
6 4 (3.42%) Wireless
7 2 (1.71%) DHCP
7 2 (1.71%) DNS
7 2 (1.71%) ISDN
7 2 (1.71%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.53%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.97%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (5.98%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.27%) Power BI
6 4 (3.42%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.42%) QlikView
6 4 (3.42%) Tableau
7 2 (1.71%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.71%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.85%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (9.40%) RSpec
1 11 (9.40%) webpack
2 7 (5.98%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.85%) Postman
3 1 (0.85%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.85%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.85%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 49 (41.88%) Public Sector
2 18 (15.38%) Finance
2 18 (15.38%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 17 (14.53%) Marketing
4 14 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (11.97%) Social Skills
5 8 (6.84%) Social Housing
6 6 (5.13%) Retail
7 5 (4.27%) Banking
8 4 (3.42%) Games
8 4 (3.42%) Law
8 4 (3.42%) Legal
8 4 (3.42%) Manufacturing
9 3 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (2.56%) Police
9 3 (2.56%) Presentation Skills
10 2 (1.71%) Billing
10 2 (1.71%) Influencing Skills
11 1 (0.85%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (29.06%) Developer
2 18 (15.38%) Architect
3 17 (14.53%) Technical Architect
4 14 (11.97%) Consultant
5 11 (9.40%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 10 (8.55%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 9 (7.69%) Data Consultant
7 9 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
8 8 (6.84%) SQL Developer
9 7 (5.98%) Oracle Developer
9 7 (5.98%) PL/SQL Developer
10 6 (5.13%) Analyst
11 5 (4.27%) Software Developer
12 4 (3.42%) Business Consultant
12 4 (3.42%) Programme Manager
12 4 (3.42%) Senior Developer
12 4 (3.42%) Senior Manager
12 4 (3.42%) Senior Software Engineer
12 4 (3.42%) Software Engineer
12 4 (3.42%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.95%) jQuery
2 19 (16.24%) CSS
2 19 (16.24%) Web Services
3 17 (14.53%) React
4 16 (13.68%) Node.js
5 14 (11.97%) .NET
6 13 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
7 12 (10.26%) HTML
8 11 (9.40%) Sass
9 8 (6.84%) SOAP
10 7 (5.98%) REST
10 7 (5.98%) XML
11 5 (4.27%) .NET Core
12 4 (3.42%) Oracle Fusion
12 4 (3.42%) Spring
13 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET
14 1 (0.85%) AngularJS
14 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC
14 1 (0.85%) COM
14 1 (0.85%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.26%) Housing Association
2 11 (9.40%) NHS
3 10 (8.55%) User Experience
4 7 (5.98%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.27%) Private Cloud
5 5 (4.27%) Virtual Team
6 4 (3.42%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.42%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.42%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.71%) Smart Energy
9 1 (0.85%) CCTV
9 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.40%) Unix
2 4 (3.42%) Windows
3 2 (1.71%) Linux
4 1 (0.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (18.80%) Network Design
3 19 (16.24%) Presales
4 18 (15.38%) Change Control
5 17 (14.53%) Customer Requirements
6 15 (12.82%) Business Case
6 15 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (11.97%) Scrum
7 14 (11.97%) User Research
8 13 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (9.40%) Analytics
10 9 (7.69%) Data Analysis
10 9 (7.69%) Innovative Thinking
10 9 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (7.69%) SDLC
11 8 (6.84%) Data Security
11 8 (6.84%) Regulatory Compliance
11 8 (6.84%) Storytelling
11 8 (6.84%) Strategic Roadmap
11 8 (6.84%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 29 (24.79%) JavaScript
2 15 (12.82%) SQL
3 13 (11.11%) Ruby
4 11 (9.40%) ES6
4 11 (9.40%) TypeScript
5 7 (5.98%) PL/SQL
6 6 (5.13%) Python
7 4 (3.42%) Java
7 4 (3.42%) Kotlin
8 3 (2.56%) C#
9 2 (1.71%) C
9 2 (1.71%) PHP
9 2 (1.71%) R
9 2 (1.71%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.85%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (28.21%) Security Cleared
2 24 (20.51%) SC Cleared
3 14 (11.97%) Degree
4 3 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.85%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.84%) Data Quality
1 8 (6.84%) QA
2 5 (4.27%) Accessibility
3 4 (3.42%) WCAG
4 3 (2.56%) GDPR
5 2 (1.71%) NCSC
6 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.85%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (12.82%) Docker
2 7 (5.98%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (14.53%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 34 (29.06%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.38%) Cisco
3 17 (14.53%) CheckPoint
3 17 (14.53%) Palo Alto
4 13 (11.11%) Oracle
5 3 (2.56%) Google
6 1 (0.85%) Avaya
6 1 (0.85%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.85%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.85%) SAP
6 1 (0.85%) VMware
6 1 (0.85%) Workday