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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Government
UK / Scotland
Rank 127 153 150
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -3
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 8 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.35% 0.24% 0.25%
As % of the General category 0.83% 0.52% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 6
Median salary £40,000 £107,500 £62,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-62.79% +73.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £69,500 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £145,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £37,486 £35,877
% change year-on-year
+33.38% +4.48%

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
964 1356 1538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 42.45% 45.97% 48.12%
Number of salaries quoted 655 758 932
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.10% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Local Government as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Local Government across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Local Government Salary Histogram in Scotland

Local Government
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +7 5 £40,000 -33.33%
West Lothian - 2 £38,750 -
Glasgow +14 1 £50,000 -67.74%
Local Government
UK

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing Local Government also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (42.86%) MVC
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 6 (42.86%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) WCF
2 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) Presales
3 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) CSS
4 3 (21.43%) SOAP
4 3 (21.43%) XML
4 3 (21.43%) SaaS
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Validation
6 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
6 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
6 1 (7.14%) MicroStrategy

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) SaaS
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Power BI
2 1 (7.14%) QlikView
2 1 (7.14%) Spotfire
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) .NET Developer
2 6 (42.86%) .NET Software Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Consultant
4 3 (21.43%) Architect
4 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (21.43%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Power BI Developer
5 1 (7.14%) QlikView Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
1 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
1 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
1 6 (42.86%) WCF
2 3 (21.43%) CSS
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) SOAP
2 3 (21.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) MVC
2 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 4 (28.57%) Presales
3 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Release Management
5 1 (7.14%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Validation
5 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (7.14%) Tableau
2 1 (7.14%) TIBCO