The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 203 192 166
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -26
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 35 19 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.56% 0.37% 0.93%
As % of the General category 1.55% 0.89% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 33 19 50
Average salary £55,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.73% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £35,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
Local Government
England

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

General Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2255 2133 2184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 36.26% 41.92% 38.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1754 1721 1845
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Local Government
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Local Government Salary Trend in the South West

Local Government
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Local Government across the South West region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Local Government Salary Histogram in the South West

Local Government
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Bristol +4 15 £62,500 +13.63% 1
Gloucestershire - 7 £34,500 - 1
Wiltshire -4 6 £26,750 -26.71% 1
Devon - 3 £55,000 -
Dorset - 1 £50,000 -
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 24 (44.44%) Degree
2 21 (38.89%) Mathematics
2 21 (38.89%) ITIL
3 19 (35.19%) Project Management
3 19 (35.19%) Change Management
4 18 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 17 (31.48%) Migration
5 17 (31.48%) PRINCE2
6 12 (22.22%) SLA
6 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (22.22%) TOGAF
7 11 (20.37%) Computer Science
7 11 (20.37%) Relational Database
7 11 (20.37%) Windows
7 11 (20.37%) Management Information System
8 10 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (16.67%) Windows 7
9 9 (16.67%) C#
9 9 (16.67%) .NET
10 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
11 6 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (11.11%) Network Management
11 6 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
11 6 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (11.11%) Scrum
11 6 (11.11%) Network Design
11 6 (11.11%) SQL
11 6 (11.11%) Solaris

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 4 (7.41%) IIS
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Office
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.85%) PaaS
2 1 (1.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.85%) Internet
1 1 (1.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.37%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.56%) MySQL
3 3 (5.56%) Big Data
3 3 (5.56%) Ingres
3 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
1 4 (7.41%) Military
2 2 (3.70%) Marketing
2 2 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Architect
1 15 (27.78%) Consultant
2 10 (18.52%) Principal Consultant
3 9 (16.67%) Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 6 (11.11%) Technical Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Software Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Business Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Software Developer
5 4 (7.41%) NHS Project Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Server Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Server Support
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.70%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Server Support Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) .NET
2 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.70%) Web Services
3 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (3.70%) HTML
4 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.89%) Mathematics
2 11 (20.37%) Computer Science
2 11 (20.37%) Management Information System
3 10 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (11.11%) N-Tier
5 4 (7.41%) NHS
6 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.70%) User Experience
7 1 (1.85%) Open Source
7 1 (1.85%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Windows
2 9 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 6 (11.11%) Solaris
4 3 (5.56%) Linux
4 3 (5.56%) Windows XP
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.56%) UNIX
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.89%) ITIL
2 19 (35.19%) Project Management
2 19 (35.19%) Change Management
3 18 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 17 (31.48%) Migration
4 17 (31.48%) PRINCE2
5 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (22.22%) TOGAF
6 6 (11.11%) Network Design
6 6 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (11.11%) Scrum
6 6 (11.11%) Network Management
6 6 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
6 6 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (9.26%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.41%) Service Management
9 3 (5.56%) Web Design
9 3 (5.56%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.67%) C#
2 6 (11.11%) SQL
3 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (44.44%) Degree
2 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) ISEB
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.85%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.22%) SLA
2 3 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.41%) Citrix
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco
3 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.85%) ESRI
Bristol, Avon
Baltimore
Salary: £0
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire, South West
Wiltshire Council
Salary: £59,820 - £65,946
Posted: 9 days ago