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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 71 82 73
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 6 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.82% 0.52% 0.25%
As % of the General category 2.55% 1.78% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 2
Average salary £28,750 £44,145 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.87% +21.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £34,593 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £44,743 £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,390 £40,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +15.71%
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
235 281 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 32.24% 29.15% 33.84%
Number of salaries quoted 181 237 229
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (42.86%) SQL
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) SLA
2 5 (35.71%) Change Management
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) MS Office
3 1 (7.14%) Drupal
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) Android
3 1 (7.14%) MVC
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (7.14%) Android Development
3 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (7.14%) Degree

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Support Assistant
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Support
2 3 (21.43%) Software Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Training Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 2 (14.29%) Support Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Product Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Trainer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) jQuery
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Change Management
2 1 (7.14%) MVC
2 1 (7.14%) OO
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (7.14%) Android Development
2 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft