The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 170 179 186
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 15 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.42% 0.20% 0.33%
As % of the General category 1.14% 0.54% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 13
Average salary £34,000 £55,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.18% +96.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,813 £32,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,750 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Local Government
North West

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

General Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1315 1477 1557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 37.06% 37.42% 37.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1024 1133 1220
Average salary £40,000 £37,779 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.87% +0.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 Manchester

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Local Government
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Local Government Salary Trend in Manchester

Local Government
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Local Government across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Local Government Salary Histogram in Manchester

Local Government
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
Oldham +7 7 £47,500 +46.15%
Sale - 2 £31,000 -
Local Government
North West

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 11 (36.67%) SQL
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 8 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
4 7 (23.33%) .NET
4 7 (23.33%) C#
4 7 (23.33%) jQuery
5 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (20.00%) ITIL
5 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (16.67%) Web Services
6 5 (16.67%) PHP
6 5 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
6 5 (16.67%) TOGAF
6 5 (16.67%) Project Management
6 5 (16.67%) Degree
7 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (13.33%) Supplier Management
7 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
7 4 (13.33%) Change Management
7 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
7 4 (13.33%) T-SQL
8 3 (10.00%) SOA
8 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (10.00%) Workflow

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.33%) BODI
5 1 (3.33%) QlikView
5 1 (3.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Legal
1 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Architect
3 7 (23.33%) Project Manager
3 7 (23.33%) .NET Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 5 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) DBA
7 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) SQL DBA
8 1 (3.33%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Graphic Designer
8 1 (3.33%) Business Project Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Business Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Change Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Business Change Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Project Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) .NET
1 7 (23.33%) jQuery
2 5 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (3.33%) NHS
2 1 (3.33%) Graphic Design
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 6 (20.00%) ITIL
1 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
2 5 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 5 (16.67%) Project Management
3 4 (13.33%) Supplier Management
3 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 4 (13.33%) Change Management
3 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 3 (10.00%) SOA
4 3 (10.00%) Workflow
4 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (6.67%) Analytics
5 2 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) C#
3 5 (16.67%) PHP
4 4 (13.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.33%) MCSE
3 1 (3.33%) MCSA
3 1 (3.33%) CCNA
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Citrix
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.33%) Adobe