The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 125 109 92
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -17
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 4 8 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.22% 0.44% 1.26%
As % of the General category 0.64% 0.97% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 18
Average salary £39,000 £57,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.46% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £47,750 £39,300
10% offered a salary of more than £88,200 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,697 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.94% -5.55%
Local Government
West Midlands

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

General Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
624 821 689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.57% 45.43% 39.46%
Number of salaries quoted 472 736 503
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Local Government
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Local Government Salary Trend in Birmingham

Local Government
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Local Government across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Local Government Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) R
2 2 (25.00%) Big Data
2 2 (25.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) SAS
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITSM
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) SaaS
3 1 (12.50%) SAP BPC
3 1 (12.50%) Business Development
3 1 (12.50%) SAP ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) CommVault

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP ERP
1 1 (12.50%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (25.00%) SAP BW
1 2 (25.00%) Big Data
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Change Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) SAP Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SAP BW Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Data Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Data Scientist
3 1 (12.50%) Business Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Development Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SAP BW Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Service Management
1 2 (25.00%) ITSM
1 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (25.00%) Use Case
1 2 (25.00%) Big Data Analytics
1 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
1 2 (25.00%) Analytics
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) Data Management
2 1 (12.50%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) R
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) EMC
2 1 (12.50%) CommVault
2 1 (12.50%) NetApp
2 1 (12.50%) VMware