The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank - 80 86
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 0 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 1.02% 0.11%
As % of the General category - 3.28% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 1
Average salary - £35,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.12%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +15.71%
General Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
352 335 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 30.74% 31.10% 25.80%
Number of salaries quoted 314 278 195
Average salary £48,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.11% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,250 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Local Government
East of England

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Local Government
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Local Government Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Local Government
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Wiki
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Zephyr
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (50.00%) QA Leader
2 2 (50.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (50.00%) Test Team Leader
3 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior QA Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA