The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 70 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.33% - -
As % of the General category 1.01% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £52,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -21.05%
Local Government
South West

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

General Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
198 157 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 32.67% 31.65% 42.67%
Number of salaries quoted 157 137 213
Average salary £37,500 £37,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.67% -1.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,450 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Local Government
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Local Government Salary Trend in Somerset

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Laravel
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
3 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) PHP Development Manager
3 1 (25.00%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Laravel
2 1 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree