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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 144 134 128
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 5 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.20% 0.30% 0.30%
As % of the General category 0.43% 0.77% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 6
Average salary £48,250 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.58% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £29,900 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,394 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-14.68% -
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
1174 911 878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 47.96% 38.54% 43.49%
Number of salaries quoted 608 553 643
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +9.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 30 March 2015.

Local Government Salary Histogram in Reading

Local Government
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) VB
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) VB.NET
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
4 2 (28.57%) SAS
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Use Case
4 2 (28.57%) R
4 2 (28.57%) Big Data
4 2 (28.57%) Big Data Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Data Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Line Management
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) People Management
5 1 (14.29%) Capita

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Big Data
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Web Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Web Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) Data Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analytics Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Data Scientist
3 2 (28.57%) Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Big Data Analytics
1 2 (28.57%) Data Analytics
1 2 (28.57%) Analytics
1 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
1 2 (28.57%) Use Case
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) VB
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) VB.NET
4 2 (28.57%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Capita