The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 142 118 121
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +3
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 2 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.080% 0.79% 0.34%
As % of the General category 0.19% 1.96% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 7
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +120.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +15.00%
Local Government
Berkshire

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

General Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1048 920 759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 41.90% 40.24% 36.47%
Number of salaries quoted 628 638 596
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £67,750 £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 Reading

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Local Government
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Local Government Salary Trend in Reading

Local Government
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Local Government across the Reading region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Local Government Salary Histogram in Reading

Local Government
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Physics
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Bid Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Physics
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix