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 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 203 191 179
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -12
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 38 29 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.60% 0.54% 0.73%
As % of the General category 1.63% 1.30% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 29 26 40
Average salary £60,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.89% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £24,750 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £57,500 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £39,626 £45,000 £37,125
% change year-on-year
-11.94% +21.21%
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
2330 2224 2106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 36.67% 41.75% 38.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1838 1848 1738
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £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 24 October 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 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
Bristol +2 10 £62,500 +13.63%
Wiltshire -19 7 £30,000 -11.76%
Gloucestershire - 7 £34,500 -
Devon - 3 £55,000 -
Dorset - 2 £62,500 -
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (46.00%) PRINCE2
2 19 (38.00%) Project Management
3 18 (36.00%) Change Management
3 18 (36.00%) ITIL
4 15 (30.00%) Degree
5 14 (28.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 14 (28.00%) TOGAF
6 12 (24.00%) Migration
6 12 (24.00%) Mathematics
6 12 (24.00%) Management Information System
6 12 (24.00%) SLA
7 11 (22.00%) Computer Science
8 10 (20.00%) Finance
8 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
9 8 (16.00%) Web Services
10 7 (14.00%) XML
10 7 (14.00%) ERP
11 6 (12.00%) UML
11 6 (12.00%) Windows
11 6 (12.00%) SQL
11 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
11 6 (12.00%) e-GIF
11 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (12.00%) BPMN
11 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
12 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (10.00%) C#
12 5 (10.00%) .NET
13 4 (8.00%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (2.00%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Office
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.00%) Internet
1 1 (2.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.00%) MySQL
3 3 (6.00%) Big Data
3 3 (6.00%) Ingres
3 3 (6.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Military
3 3 (6.00%) Marketing
4 2 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Consultant
2 11 (22.00%) Architect
3 10 (20.00%) Principal Consultant
4 8 (16.00%) Business Architect
5 5 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 5 (10.00%) Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) NHS Project Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Server Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Server Support
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Business Development Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Development Manager
8 2 (4.00%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Server Support Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) Web Services
2 7 (14.00%) XML
3 5 (10.00%) .NET
4 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.00%) HTML
4 2 (4.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Management Information System
1 12 (24.00%) Mathematics
2 11 (22.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.00%) NHS
4 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.00%) User Experience
5 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.00%) GIS
5 1 (2.00%) Open Source
5 1 (2.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.00%) UNIX
3 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.00%) Linux
3 3 (6.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.00%) Android
4 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.00%) PRINCE2
2 19 (38.00%) Project Management
3 18 (36.00%) Change Management
3 18 (36.00%) ITIL
4 14 (28.00%) TOGAF
4 14 (28.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 12 (24.00%) Migration
6 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (14.00%) ERP
8 6 (12.00%) e-GIF
8 6 (12.00%) UML
8 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (12.00%) BPMN
9 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (8.00%) Service Management
10 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
10 4 (8.00%) Business Development
11 3 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (6.00%) Unit Testing
11 3 (6.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.00%) C#
3 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (30.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) ISEB
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.00%) SLA
2 3 (6.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle
3 3 (6.00%) Citrix
4 2 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.00%) ESRI
5 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco