The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 171 149 160
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +11
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 2 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.053% 0.19% 0.095%
As % of the General category 0.12% 0.44% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £27,500 £75,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-63.33% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £42,390 £40,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +15.71%
Local Government
UK

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

General Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1705 1368 1284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 45.58% 43.66% 40.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1067 855 841
Average salary £44,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Local Government
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Local Government Salary Trend in Scotland

Local Government
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
Edinburgh -8 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £27,500 -
Local Government
UK

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 7 (63.64%) Oracle
1 7 (63.64%) SLA
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
1 7 (63.64%) ERP
1 7 (63.64%) Service Delivery
1 7 (63.64%) Change Management
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (63.64%) Test Scripting
2 6 (54.55%) System Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) E-Learning
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) Product Management
4 1 (9.09%) PaaS
4 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (9.09%) HTML

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Functional Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle HR Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) JSON
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ERP
1 7 (63.64%) Service Delivery
1 7 (63.64%) Change Management
1 7 (63.64%) Test Scripting
2 6 (54.55%) System Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Product Management
3 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix