The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 215 219 217
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 9 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.14% 0.28%
As % of the General category 0.36% 0.33% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 14
Average salary £31,500 £39,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.23% -22.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £32,900 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £63,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.23% -5.55%
Local Government
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

General Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2478 2447 2374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 44.30% 41.71% 44.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1521 1475 1578
Average salary £52,500 £47,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,550 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Local Government
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Local Government Salary Trend in Berkshire

Local Government
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Local Government across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Local Government Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Local Government
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -7 4 £31,500 -36.36%
Newbury +7 1 £35,000 -
Local Government
South East

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 11 (40.74%) Degree
2 10 (37.04%) VB.NET
2 10 (37.04%) .NET
2 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 10 (37.04%) C#
3 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (29.63%) Finance
5 7 (25.93%) Scrum
5 7 (25.93%) SQL
6 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 6 (22.22%) Marketing
6 6 (22.22%) QA
6 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
7 5 (18.52%) Big Data
7 5 (18.52%) Project Management
8 4 (14.81%) Internet
8 4 (14.81%) VB
8 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
8 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
9 3 (11.11%) Document Management
9 3 (11.11%) Logistics
9 3 (11.11%) Brand Management
9 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
9 3 (11.11%) Advertising
9 3 (11.11%) CRM
9 3 (11.11%) ERP
9 3 (11.11%) Data Mining
9 3 (11.11%) B2B
10 2 (7.41%) SAS
10 2 (7.41%) HNC

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 5 (18.52%) Big Data
4 3 (11.11%) Data Mining
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Marketing
3 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 3 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Consultant
4 4 (14.81%) Graduate
4 4 (14.81%) Programmer
4 4 (14.81%) .NET Programmer
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Programmer
5 3 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Web Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Business Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Data Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Data Analytics Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Data Scientist
7 1 (3.70%) Product Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Sales Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) .NET
2 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Scrum
3 5 (18.52%) Project Management
4 3 (11.11%) CRM
4 3 (11.11%) ERP
4 3 (11.11%) B2B
4 3 (11.11%) Document Management
4 3 (11.11%) Logistics
4 3 (11.11%) Brand Management
5 2 (7.41%) Big Data Analytics
5 2 (7.41%) Data Analytics
5 2 (7.41%) Analytics
5 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.41%) Use Case
5 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
5 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.41%) Change Management
5 2 (7.41%) Regression Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) C#
1 10 (37.04%) VB.NET
2 7 (25.93%) SQL
3 4 (14.81%) VB
4 2 (7.41%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) HNC
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Capita