The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 73 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 4 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.80% - 1.36%
As % of the General category 7.41% - 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 3
Average salary £37,500 - £23,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
General Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
54 26 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 10.84% 9.70% 21.27%
Number of salaries quoted 52 23 47
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Local Government
Bedfordshire

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Local Government across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Local Government
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Local Government across the Bedford region.

Local Government Salary Trend in Bedford

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Local Government also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Local Government.

1 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) ETL
2 9 (56.25%) Oracle
2 9 (56.25%) Validation
2 9 (56.25%) Migration
2 9 (56.25%) Data Migration
2 9 (56.25%) Data Cleansing
2 9 (56.25%) Data Conversion
3 8 (50.00%) Data Integration
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 8 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (43.75%) .NET
4 7 (43.75%) C#
4 7 (43.75%) Web Services
4 7 (43.75%) XML
4 7 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (43.75%) Performance Management
4 7 (43.75%) Matrix Management
4 7 (43.75%) Pentaho
5 5 (31.25%) HTML
5 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 4 (25.00%) ISEB
6 4 (25.00%) Project Management
6 4 (25.00%) Northgate
6 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (25.00%) Test Automation

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Local Government also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Local Government. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 8 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (43.75%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Data Migration Manager
1 6 (37.50%) Data Manager
2 5 (31.25%) Integration Manager
3 4 (25.00%) Test Leader
4 3 (18.75%) Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
5 2 (12.50%) Test Team Leader
5 2 (12.50%) QA Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Software Team Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Senior QA Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Data Migration Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
1 7 (43.75%) Web Services
1 7 (43.75%) XML
2 5 (31.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Data Conversion
2 8 (50.00%) Data Integration
3 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (25.00%) Wiki
4 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) ETL
1 9 (56.25%) Validation
1 9 (56.25%) Migration
1 9 (56.25%) Data Migration
1 9 (56.25%) Data Cleansing
2 7 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (43.75%) Performance Management
2 7 (43.75%) Matrix Management
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Business Development
4 3 (18.75%) Time Management
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Pattern Recognition
6 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 7 (43.75%) C#
4 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) ISEB
1 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (12.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Northgate
4 3 (18.75%) Informatica