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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 99 102 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.082% 0.14% -
As % of the General category 0.17% 0.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £45,400 £31,591 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -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
579 577 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 47.54% 41.30% 38.66%
Number of salaries quoted 442 478 325
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £67,650
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 22 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 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Payroll
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ERD
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Product Management

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) IPsec
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) UML Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ERD
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Product Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix