The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 250 250 249
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 8 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.11% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the General category 0.32% 0.37% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 9
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £39,450
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -4.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,366 £34,898 £31,835
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £62,550 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +18.75%
Local Government
England

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

General Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2484 2676 2997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 34.70% 37.37% 37.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1912 2017 2411
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Local Government
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Local Government Salary Trend in the East of England

Local Government
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Local Government across the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Local Government Salary Histogram in the East of England

Local Government
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +4 4 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Essex -14 2 £19,366 -48.35%
Hertfordshire - 2 £33,000 -
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 10 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 8 (26.67%) SQL
3 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (26.67%) Degree
4 7 (23.33%) Internet
5 6 (20.00%) .NET
6 5 (16.67%) C
6 5 (16.67%) ITIL
6 5 (16.67%) Project Management
6 5 (16.67%) ISEB
6 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 5 (16.67%) Product Management
6 5 (16.67%) Line Management
7 4 (13.33%) Information Governance
7 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Asset Management
7 4 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 4 (13.33%) CSS
8 3 (10.00%) Servlets
8 3 (10.00%) C#
8 3 (10.00%) HTML
8 3 (10.00%) Java
8 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (10.00%) UML
8 3 (10.00%) Tomcat

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Payroll
1 2 (6.67%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Internet
2 2 (6.67%) MPLS
2 2 (6.67%) LAN
2 2 (6.67%) VoIP
2 2 (6.67%) WAN
2 2 (6.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (6.67%) ADSL
2 2 (6.67%) DNS
2 2 (6.67%) Intranet
3 1 (3.33%) Broadband
3 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
General
1 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.00%) Marketing
3 2 (6.67%) Billing
3 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Law
3 2 (6.67%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Implementation Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Software Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Software Implementation Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) UML Business Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Tester
6 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Support Officer
7 1 (3.33%) Lead Programmer
7 1 (3.33%) Payroll Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Advisor
7 1 (3.33%) Product Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) CSS
3 3 (10.00%) Servlets
3 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.00%) JSF
3 3 (10.00%) HTML
4 2 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.33%) jQuery
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.67%) GIS
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) Project Management
3 5 (16.67%) ITIL
3 5 (16.67%) Product Management
3 5 (16.67%) Line Management
4 4 (13.33%) Information Governance
4 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (13.33%) Asset Management
5 3 (10.00%) Information Management
5 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.00%) UML
5 3 (10.00%) Scrum
5 3 (10.00%) Web Development
5 3 (10.00%) ERD
5 3 (10.00%) User Stories
6 2 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) C
3 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.00%) C#
4 3 (10.00%) Java
5 2 (6.67%) VB
6 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Degree
2 5 (16.67%) ISEB
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.33%) CCNA
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco