The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 90 91 77
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 13 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.92% 0.28% 0.80%
As % of the General category 1.99% 0.73% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 0
Average salary £39,450 £40,156 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,626 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.74% +33.33%
Local Government
East of England

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

General Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
652 412 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 46.14% 37.94% 44.04%
Number of salaries quoted 525 294 332
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Local Government
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Local Government Salary Trend in Essex

Local Government
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Local Government across the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Local Government Salary Histogram in Essex

Local Government
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
Chelmsford +8 10 £30,341 -3.98%
Harlow - 3 £40,000 -
Local Government
East of England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 14 (48.28%) Service Delivery
2 13 (44.83%) MS Excel
2 13 (44.83%) HTTP
3 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
4 10 (34.48%) Degree
4 10 (34.48%) Information Governance
5 8 (27.59%) .NET
6 6 (20.69%) Internet
6 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
6 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (17.24%) MS Office
7 5 (17.24%) C#
7 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
8 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
8 4 (13.79%) Mathematics
8 4 (13.79%) SQL
8 4 (13.79%) Performance Management
8 4 (13.79%) C
8 4 (13.79%) ISEB
8 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Scrum
9 3 (10.34%) Migration
9 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
9 3 (10.34%) ITIL
9 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
9 3 (10.34%) UML
9 3 (10.34%) Intranet
9 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (10.34%) ERD
9 3 (10.34%) Product Management

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (44.83%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.24%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Visualfiles
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (44.83%) HTTP
2 6 (20.69%) Internet
3 3 (10.34%) Intranet
4 1 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Law
2 2 (6.90%) Legal
2 2 (6.90%) Billing
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Business Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Technical Support Officer
3 3 (10.34%) UML Business Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Agile Business Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Technical Support
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
4 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Programmer
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Design Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Advisor
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management Officer
5 1 (3.45%) Configuration Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Communications Officer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Communications Officer
5 1 (3.45%) Lead Programmer
5 1 (3.45%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.34%) Web Services
4 2 (6.90%) CSS
4 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.90%) jQuery
4 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Mathematics
2 3 (10.34%) GIS
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Service Delivery
2 10 (34.48%) Information Governance
3 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (13.79%) Performance Management
5 3 (10.34%) ERD
5 3 (10.34%) Product Management
5 3 (10.34%) User Stories
5 3 (10.34%) Migration
5 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.34%) UML
5 3 (10.34%) Scrum
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.90%) Change Control
6 2 (6.90%) Change Management
6 2 (6.90%) Security Management
6 2 (6.90%) MVC
6 2 (6.90%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) C#
2 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) C
3 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.90%) VB
3 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.45%) Winbatch
4 1 (3.45%) PHP
4 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) ISEB
3 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.45%) MCSE
4 1 (3.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (3.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Siemens
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Business Objects