The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 78 71 84
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 6 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.75% 0.99% 0.70%
As % of the General category 2.96% 3.65% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 3
Average salary £42,500 £28,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.82% -36.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,701 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.74%
Local Government
Oxfordshire

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

General Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
203 219 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 25.22% 27.07% 28.83%
Number of salaries quoted 150 195 226
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £62,500
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 Oxford

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Local Government
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Local Government Salary Trend in Oxford

Local Government
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Business Objects
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Advertising
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (16.67%) MVC

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Support
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Support Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Support Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Implementation Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Implementation Project Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Software Project Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Software Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Software Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Product Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Business Objects