The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 40 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 2 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.70% 1.91% -
As % of the General category 1.20% 4.72% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £41,102 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,279 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-0.52% +21.42%
Local Government
Cheshire

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

General Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
167 106 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 58.39% 40.46% 24.62%
Number of salaries quoted 95 75 40
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,072 £30,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Local Government
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Local Government Salary Trend in Chester

Local Government
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Local Government across the Chester region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Local Government Salary Histogram in Chester

Local Government
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) InfoPath

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft