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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 98 108 81
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -27
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.076% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the General category 0.16% 0.34% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £45,400 £31,591 £39,450
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.71% -19.92%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
610 593 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 46.14% 42.12% 41.99%
Number of salaries quoted 479 461 347
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £70,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) ERD
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (33.33%) Product Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Information Governance
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Payroll
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) MCSE
4 1 (16.67%) MCSA
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) UML Business Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Applications Tester
2 1 (16.67%) ASP Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) ERD
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Product Management
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Information Governance
2 2 (33.33%) User Stories
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (16.67%) MCSE
4 1 (16.67%) MCSA
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix