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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 96 90 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 4 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.37% 0.99% -
As % of the General category 1.08% 3.09% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 0
Average salary £60,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
369 356 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 33.88% 32.16% 36.00%
Number of salaries quoted 312 285 303
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £65,800 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 3 August 2015.

Local Government Salary Histogram in Kent

Local Government
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (100.00%) NHS
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Service Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Services Director
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA