The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 239 242 221
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -21
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 15 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.20% 0.29%
As % of the General category 0.60% 0.50% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 15
Average salary £40,000 £42,279 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.39% -23.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £42,279 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,500 £79,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,279 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+0.52% -0.52%
Local Government
England

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

General Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2513 2988 2625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 37.37% 40.71% 38.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1951 2326 2137
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,075 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Local Government
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Local Government Salary Trend in the North West

Local Government
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Local Government across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Local Government Salary Histogram in the North West

Local Government
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Manchester +8 11 £41,000 -38.11%
Cheshire +2 4 £25,750 -39.09%
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 18 (51.43%) SQL Server
2 14 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (34.29%) SQL
4 11 (31.43%) T-SQL
4 11 (31.43%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (25.71%) User Experience
7 8 (22.86%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (22.86%) Performance Monitoring
7 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (22.86%) Workflow
7 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
7 8 (22.86%) ITIL
7 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (22.86%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2
9 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
10 4 (11.43%) Data Analysis
10 4 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (11.43%) Analytics
11 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
11 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (8.57%) MCP
11 3 (8.57%) C#
11 3 (8.57%) .NET
11 3 (8.57%) Oracle
11 3 (8.57%) MS Project
11 3 (8.57%) MS Office
11 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
11 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.86%) SugarCRM
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS Project
2 3 (8.57%) MS Office
3 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (2.86%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.86%) SAP BPC
1 1 (2.86%) Sage CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) WAN
1 1 (2.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (51.43%) SQL Server
2 14 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (5.71%) BODI
6 2 (5.71%) QlikView
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.57%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Front Office
2 1 (2.86%) Electronics
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) DBA
3 6 (17.14%) SQL DBA
3 6 (17.14%) Project Manager
3 6 (17.14%) Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Data Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.57%) C# Developer
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (8.57%) Junior
5 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Junior Project Manager
5 3 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) AWS Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Communications Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Network Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) Web Services
2 2 (5.71%) jQuery
3 1 (2.86%) HTML
3 1 (2.86%) XML
3 1 (2.86%) WinForms
3 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) User Experience
2 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.71%) NHS
4 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.86%) DTV
4 1 (2.86%) Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
1 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (22.86%) ITIL
2 8 (22.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (22.86%) Workflow
2 8 (22.86%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (22.86%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (11.43%) Analytics
4 4 (11.43%) Data Analysis
5 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.57%) Matrix Management
5 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.57%) Change Management
6 2 (5.71%) Migration
6 2 (5.71%) PRINCE
6 2 (5.71%) BPR
6 2 (5.71%) Project Management
6 2 (5.71%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) SQL
2 11 (31.43%) T-SQL
3 3 (8.57%) C#
4 2 (5.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) MCP
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.71%) MCDST
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.86%) PMP
3 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) OpenView
1 2 (5.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) SAP
3 2 (5.71%) HP
3 2 (5.71%) Lotus
4 1 (2.86%) Sage
4 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.86%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) Amdocs
4 1 (2.86%) Lagan
4 1 (2.86%) Northgate
4 1 (2.86%) Civica
4 1 (2.86%) Orchard
4 1 (2.86%) FrontRange
4 1 (2.86%) Oneserve
4 1 (2.86%) Adobe