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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 53 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 1 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.35% - 3.19%
As % of the General category 0.96% - 7.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £55,000 - £50,715
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,279 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+0.52% -0.52%
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
104 160 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 36.11% 59.26% 40.24%
Number of salaries quoted 58 87 76
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £88,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (66.67%) MS Project
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
1 2 (66.67%) Matrix Management
2 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (33.33%) ERP

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Project
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Junior
1 2 (66.67%) Junior Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Matrix Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture