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 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 - - 53
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - - 0.51%
As % of the General category - - 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,697 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.94% -5.55%
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
70 120 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 39.33% 45.63% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 50 61 59
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,800 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £50,000 £60,000
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 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
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management