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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 144 162 142
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -20
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 9 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.29% 0.15% 0.24%
As % of the General category 0.60% 0.33% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 6
Average salary £39,000 £63,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.82% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-19.47% +18.75%
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
1500 1515 1295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 48.28% 45.91% 43.91%
Number of salaries quoted 912 981 884
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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
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 27 January 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
West Lothian - 4 £39,000 - 2
Glasgow - 3 £30,000 - 2
Edinburgh +3 2 £41,000 -35.68%
Local Government
UK

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
3 6 (33.33%) C#
4 5 (27.78%) Finance
4 5 (27.78%) HTML
4 5 (27.78%) CSS
5 4 (22.22%) .NET
5 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle
5 4 (22.22%) ISEB
5 4 (22.22%) MVC
5 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (22.22%) Degree
5 4 (22.22%) Web Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Test Management
5 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
5 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
6 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
6 3 (16.67%) Hudson
6 3 (16.67%) Intranet
6 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 3 (16.67%) PHP
6 3 (16.67%) MySQL
6 3 (16.67%) OO
7 2 (11.11%) SOAP

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Intranet
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.56%) HTTP
3 1 (5.56%) ADSL
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) OSPF
3 1 (5.56%) BGP
3 1 (5.56%) SHDSL
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (16.67%) MySQL
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Hudson
2 2 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Tester
3 4 (22.22%) Systems Tester
4 3 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Automation Tester
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Business Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Director
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) CSS
1 5 (27.78%) HTML
2 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.11%) SOAP
3 2 (11.11%) XML
3 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 2 (11.11%) JSON
3 2 (11.11%) WCF
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
2 4 (22.22%) MVC
2 4 (22.22%) Web Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Test Management
2 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
2 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 3 (16.67%) OO
3 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Coaching
5 1 (5.56%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (5.56%) Product Management
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.56%) ERP
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) PHP
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) ISEB
1 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
2 1 (5.56%) F5
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