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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 95 87 79
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 3 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.24% 0.37% 0.34%
As % of the General category 0.56% 0.87% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 2
Average salary £19,366 £38,828 £29,312
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.12% +32.46%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
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
539 458 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 43.05% 42.76% 52.56%
Number of salaries quoted 411 323 406
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,400 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

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 26 February 2015.

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 26 February 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
Chelmsford -4 2 £19,366 -48.35% 1
Harlow - 1 £40,000 -
Local Government
East of England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) .NET
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) ISEB
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Internet
4 4 (25.00%) Information Governance
5 3 (18.75%) User Stories
5 3 (18.75%) Product Management
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (18.75%) C
5 3 (18.75%) C#
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
5 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 3 (18.75%) UML
5 3 (18.75%) ERD
5 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
5 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
6 2 (12.50%) GIS
6 2 (12.50%) Finance
6 2 (12.50%) Law
6 2 (12.50%) Legal
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Payroll

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Payroll
1 2 (12.50%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) Intranet
3 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Law
2 2 (12.50%) Legal
2 2 (12.50%) Billing
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) UML Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Support Officer
4 2 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
5 1 (6.25%) ASP Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Support
5 1 (6.25%) Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Advisor
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Design Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
1 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
2 2 (12.50%) GIS
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Information Governance
4 3 (18.75%) User Stories
4 3 (18.75%) Product Management
4 3 (18.75%) ERD
4 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 3 (18.75%) UML
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 2 (12.50%) Data Entry
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) Change Control
6 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) C
2 3 (18.75%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 5 (31.25%) ISEB
3 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle