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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 116 97 109
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +12
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 4 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.22% 0.57% 0.30%
As % of the General category 0.66% 1.20% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 5
Average salary £60,000 £63,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.51% +5.83%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-17.89% +18.75%
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
609 750 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.33% 47.74% 36.00%
Number of salaries quoted 534 633 457
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £68,650
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 26 January 2015.

Local Government Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) SAP BW
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
1 3 (30.00%) SAP
1 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) Data Management
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) SAP BPC
2 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (20.00%) R
2 2 (20.00%) Big Data
2 2 (20.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Use Case
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) SAS
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) Mercator
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) GIS
3 1 (10.00%) ESRI
3 1 (10.00%) ArcGIS
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Mapinfo

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (20.00%) SAS
2 1 (10.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP BPC
2 1 (10.00%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (30.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (20.00%) Big Data
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) SAP Developer
2 3 (30.00%) SAP BW Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Data Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Data Scientist
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Data Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) SAP BW Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) GIS Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
1 1 (10.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) GIS
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Data Management
2 2 (20.00%) Use Case
2 2 (20.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) People Management
3 1 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) R
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) SAP
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Mercator
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) ESRI
3 1 (10.00%) Mapinfo