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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 220 208 198
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 20 28 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% 0.47% 0.56%
As % of the General category 0.85% 1.15% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 29
Average salary £71,250 £34,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+109.55% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,626 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.74% +33.33%
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
2355 2425 2133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 37.22% 40.94% 37.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1876 1953 1806
Average salary £41,500 £39,250 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.73% +1.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 December 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 December 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
Wiltshire -23 6 £27,500 -14.06%
Dorset - 3 £71,250 - 1
Bristol +1 2 £61,697 +2.82% 2
Devon - 1 £85,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £32,500 -
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 23 (41.82%) PRINCE2
2 18 (32.73%) Project Management
3 17 (30.91%) ITIL
3 17 (30.91%) Change Management
4 16 (29.09%) TOGAF
5 15 (27.27%) Degree
6 14 (25.45%) Finance
6 14 (25.45%) Enterprise Architecture
7 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (21.82%) Management Information System
8 12 (21.82%) Computer Science
9 11 (20.00%) SLA
10 10 (18.18%) Mathematics
10 10 (18.18%) Migration
11 9 (16.36%) Web Services
12 8 (14.55%) XML
12 8 (14.55%) ERP
13 7 (12.73%) e-GIF
13 7 (12.73%) UML
13 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
13 7 (12.73%) BPMN
14 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
15 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
15 5 (9.09%) .NET
15 5 (9.09%) C#
15 5 (9.09%) SQL
16 4 (7.27%) Windows
16 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
16 4 (7.27%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (1.82%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Office
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.82%) SAN
1 1 (1.82%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.45%) Big Data
4 2 (3.64%) MySQL
4 2 (3.64%) Ingres
4 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 14 (25.45%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Military
2 3 (5.45%) Marketing
3 2 (3.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Consultant
2 13 (23.64%) Architect
3 10 (18.18%) Principal Consultant
3 10 (18.18%) Business Architect
4 7 (12.73%) Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.27%) NHS Project Manager
7 3 (5.45%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.64%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Business Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Development Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Server Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Business Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) Web Services
2 8 (14.55%) XML
3 5 (9.09%) .NET
4 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.64%) HTML
4 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.82%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Management Information System
1 12 (21.82%) Computer Science
2 10 (18.18%) Mathematics
3 4 (7.27%) NHS
4 2 (3.64%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.64%) User Experience
5 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.82%) Open Source
5 1 (1.82%) GIS
5 1 (1.82%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Linux
2 2 (3.64%) Windows XP
2 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.64%) Android
2 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) PRINCE2
2 18 (32.73%) Project Management
3 17 (30.91%) ITIL
3 17 (30.91%) Change Management
4 16 (29.09%) TOGAF
5 14 (25.45%) Enterprise Architecture
6 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (18.18%) Migration
8 8 (14.55%) ERP
9 7 (12.73%) UML
9 7 (12.73%) e-GIF
9 7 (12.73%) BPMN
10 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 4 (7.27%) Business Development
12 4 (7.27%) Service Delivery
13 3 (5.45%) Programme Management
13 3 (5.45%) Penetration Testing
13 3 (5.45%) Business Analysis
13 3 (5.45%) DoDAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.09%) SQL
1 5 (9.09%) C#
2 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
3 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (27.27%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) DV Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) ISEB
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.82%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.00%) SLA
2 4 (7.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) Citrix
3 2 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.82%) Toshiba
4 1 (1.82%) ESRI
4 1 (1.82%) BT
4 1 (1.82%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.82%) 3PAR
4 1 (1.82%) Nokia
4 1 (1.82%) Siemens
4 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco
4 1 (1.82%) HP
4 1 (1.82%) EMC
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