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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 157 147 145
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 9 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.27% 0.41% 0.16%
As % of the General category 0.57% 0.92% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 4
Average salary £26,862 £98,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-72.59% +63.33%
UK excluding London average salary £39,626 £45,000 £37,125
% change year-on-year
-11.94% +21.21%
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
1585 1416 1283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 47.61% 45.00% 41.59%
Number of salaries quoted 902 895 862
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £60,000 £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 24 October 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 -16 4 £35,000 -65.00%
North Lanarkshire - 4 £26,223 -
Glasgow -4 1 £27,500 -26.66% 1
Local Government
UK

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Web Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Test Management
2 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) ISEB
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (30.00%) Hudson
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (30.00%) PHP
3 3 (30.00%) MySQL
3 3 (30.00%) Intranet
3 3 (30.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) HTTP
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) SOAP
4 1 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Intranet
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Hudson
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Tester
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Systems Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Web Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Test Management
2 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (30.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB
1 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Livingston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago