The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 86 69 75
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.099% 0.13% 0.35%
As % of the General category 0.40% 0.38% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Average salary £80,000 £22,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+263.63% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,279 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-0.52% +21.42%
Local Government
Yorkshire

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

General Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
248 264 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 24.65% 35.58% 34.15%
Number of salaries quoted 205 202 213
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Local Government
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Local Government Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Local Government
Top 29 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Business Development
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 2 (33.33%) Customer Insight
2 2 (33.33%) GIS
2 2 (33.33%) Data Security
2 2 (33.33%) SPSS
2 2 (33.33%) CHAID
2 2 (33.33%) Mapinfo
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 2 (33.33%) SAS
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Law
3 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Business Development
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) CHAID
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Customer Insight
2 2 (33.33%) Data Security
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Mapinfo
2 2 (33.33%) Business Objects
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp