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 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 223 238 231
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 21 11 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.16% 0.31%
As % of the General category 0.84% 0.42% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 19
Average salary £33,000 £37,123 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.10% +34.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,265 £32,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
2507 2640 2667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.17% 37.60% 35.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1878 1970 2110
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £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 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 1 May 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 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
Manchester +9 15 £34,000 -38.18% 1
Cheshire - 5 £33,000 -
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 16 (38.10%) SQL
1 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 15 (35.71%) MS Excel
3 12 (28.57%) ITIL
4 9 (21.43%) T-SQL
5 8 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
5 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
5 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (16.67%) jQuery
6 7 (16.67%) SLA
6 7 (16.67%) .NET
6 7 (16.67%) C#
6 7 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 7 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 7 (16.67%) Service Management
7 6 (14.29%) MS Office
7 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (11.90%) Degree
8 5 (11.90%) Zachman Framework
8 5 (11.90%) TOGAF
8 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (11.90%) Workflow
8 5 (11.90%) PHP
8 5 (11.90%) MCP
8 5 (11.90%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 5 (11.90%) IBM Notes
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.38%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 15 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (2.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (2.38%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.38%) Sage CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.38%) BODI
6 1 (2.38%) QlikView
6 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
1 2 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (2.38%) Front Office
2 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Developer
2 8 (19.05%) DBA
2 8 (19.05%) Architect
3 7 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 7 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 7 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 6 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (11.90%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) C# Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Service Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Business Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Designer
8 1 (2.38%) Business Change Project Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Help Desk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) jQuery
1 7 (16.67%) .NET
2 5 (11.90%) Web Services
3 1 (2.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) User Experience
2 1 (2.38%) Graphic Design
2 1 (2.38%) NHS
2 1 (2.38%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) SUSE
1 3 (7.14%) Windows
1 3 (7.14%) Linux
1 3 (7.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) ITIL
2 8 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 7 (16.67%) Service Management
4 6 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (11.90%) Zachman Framework
5 5 (11.90%) TOGAF
5 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (11.90%) Workflow
5 5 (11.90%) Project Management
5 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (11.90%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
6 4 (9.52%) Change Management
6 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Supplier Management
6 4 (9.52%) Risk Management
7 3 (7.14%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (38.10%) SQL
2 9 (21.43%) T-SQL
3 7 (16.67%) C#
4 5 (11.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.90%) Degree
2 5 (11.90%) MCP
3 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.38%) MCSE
4 1 (2.38%) MCSA
4 1 (2.38%) CCNA
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (11.90%) OpenView
2 3 (7.14%) Data Guard
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) HP
2 5 (11.90%) Lotus
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle
4 2 (4.76%) Citrix
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (2.38%) FrontRange
5 1 (2.38%) Lagan
5 1 (2.38%) Northgate
5 1 (2.38%) Civica
5 1 (2.38%) Orchard
5 1 (2.38%) Amdocs
5 1 (2.38%) Adobe
5 1 (2.38%) SAP
5 1 (2.38%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.38%) Sage
5 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.38%) Oneserve