The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 94 82 92
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 7 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.65% 1.22% 0.093%
As % of the General category 1.90% 3.22% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 1
Average salary £65,000 £30,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+116.66% -50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,390 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+0.26% -0.26%
Local Government
South East

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

General Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
368 373 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 33.98% 38.02% 36.37%
Number of salaries quoted 311 268 313
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Local Government
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Local Government Salary Trend in Kent

Local Government
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Local Government across the Kent region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Local Government Salary Histogram in Kent

Local Government
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the Kent region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Sittingbourne - 1 £65,000 -
Local Government
South East

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 (57.14%) NHS
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) Data Management
3 2 (28.57%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 2 (28.57%) Information Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
3 2 (28.57%) Big Data
3 2 (28.57%) Business Transformation
3 2 (28.57%) Master Data Management
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (28.57%) Coaching
3 2 (28.57%) Sybase
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) RUP
3 2 (28.57%) DSDM
3 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) ETL

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Rational Rose
1 2 (28.57%) PowerDesigner
1 2 (28.57%) ERwin
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Automotive
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Service Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Services Director
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (14.29%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) NHS
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 2 (28.57%) UML
1 2 (28.57%) RUP
1 2 (28.57%) DSDM
1 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
1 2 (28.57%) ETL
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Service Management
1 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Data Management
1 2 (28.57%) Zachman Framework
1 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
1 2 (28.57%) Information Management
1 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
1 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
1 2 (28.57%) Business Transformation
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
1 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Informatica
2 2 (28.57%) Sybase
2 2 (28.57%) IBM