The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT jobs advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 28 23 16
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 1.33% 2.21% 2.04%
As % of the General category 5.00% 6.98% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £19,366 £37,500 £39,450
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.35% -4.94%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £46,827 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-19.91% +17.06%
Local Government
Essex

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

General Category
Chelmsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
40 43 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 26.67% 31.62% 53.06%
Number of salaries quoted 38 30 20
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £34,085 £38,760
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £62,500 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

Local Government
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

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

Local Government Salary Trend in Chelmsford

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Chelmsford 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 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) Internet
4 4 (33.33%) Information Governance
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (25.00%) C
5 3 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (16.67%) MS Office
6 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle
6 2 (16.67%) VB
6 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (16.67%) GIS
6 2 (16.67%) ISEB
6 2 (16.67%) Intranet
6 2 (16.67%) Visualfiles
6 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Law
6 2 (16.67%) Legal
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) TDD

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Chelmsford 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Payroll
1 2 (16.67%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (16.67%) Intranet
3 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 2 (16.67%) Law
1 2 (16.67%) Legal
1 2 (16.67%) Billing
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Tester
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Tester
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Support Officer
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Advisor
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) ASP Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
3 1 (8.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (16.67%) GIS
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (33.33%) Information Governance
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Entry
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C
2 3 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle