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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 208 194 158
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -36
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 20 16 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% 0.31% 1.01%
As % of the General category 0.88% 0.74% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 54
Average salary £60,000 £48,750 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +41.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £27,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £55,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +15.00%
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
2283 2161 2125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 36.80% 42.40% 37.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1741 1720 1820
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -4.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -2 11 £62,500 +13.63% 1
Wiltshire -14 3 £22,500 -38.77% 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £34,500 - 1
Devon -15 1 £55,000 +44.73%
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 29 (60.42%) ITIL
2 25 (52.08%) Degree
2 25 (52.08%) Mathematics
3 18 (37.50%) Migration
4 16 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 16 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 15 (31.25%) Project Management
6 13 (27.08%) Windows
6 13 (27.08%) Relational Database
7 12 (25.00%) Change Management
7 12 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 10 (20.83%) SLA
8 10 (20.83%) TOGAF
9 9 (18.75%) Solaris
9 9 (18.75%) N-Tier
9 9 (18.75%) Management Information System
9 9 (18.75%) Network Design
9 9 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (18.75%) Computer Science
9 9 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (18.75%) Network Management
9 9 (18.75%) Protective Monitoring
10 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 6 (12.50%) C#
11 6 (12.50%) .NET
11 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET
12 5 (10.42%) Scrum
12 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (2.08%) OpenROAD
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Office
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.08%) PaaS
2 1 (2.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.08%) Relational Database
2 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.33%) Ingres
3 4 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.25%) MySQL
General
1 4 (8.33%) Military
2 2 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Architect
2 10 (20.83%) Consultant
3 9 (18.75%) Technical Architect
4 8 (16.67%) Principal Consultant
5 6 (12.50%) Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 4 (8.33%) Software Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Server Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Business Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Server Support Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) NHS Project Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Server Support
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
9 1 (2.08%) Senior Project Manager
9 1 (2.08%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) .NET
2 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.08%) XML
3 1 (2.08%) WinForms
3 1 (2.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (52.08%) Mathematics
2 9 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 9 (18.75%) N-Tier
2 9 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) NHS
4 1 (2.08%) GIS
4 1 (2.08%) CESG
4 1 (2.08%) RMADS
4 1 (2.08%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) Windows
2 12 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (18.75%) Solaris
4 3 (6.25%) Linux
4 3 (6.25%) Windows XP
4 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (60.42%) ITIL
2 18 (37.50%) Migration
3 16 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 16 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 15 (31.25%) Project Management
5 12 (25.00%) Change Management
6 10 (20.83%) TOGAF
7 9 (18.75%) Network Design
7 9 (18.75%) Network Management
7 9 (18.75%) Protective Monitoring
7 9 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (10.42%) Scrum
9 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (8.33%) Service Management
11 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
11 3 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
12 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 1 (2.08%) Workflow
13 1 (2.08%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) C#
2 4 (8.33%) SQL
3 3 (6.25%) Shell Script
3 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.08%) C++
4 1 (2.08%) Java
4 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (52.08%) Degree
2 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.25%) CITP
4 3 (6.25%) MCSD
5 1 (2.08%) ISEB
5 1 (2.08%) CISSP
5 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) CISA
5 1 (2.08%) CISM
5 1 (2.08%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.83%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.08%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) Oracle
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 4 (8.33%) Citrix
2 2 (4.17%) Capita
3 1 (2.08%) ESRI
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £16000 to £20000 per annum - Basic + commission ote yr1 £35-50K
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum Negotiable, plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: To £34.5k + pkg
Posted: 6 days ago