The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 209 210 203
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 12 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the General category 0.57% 0.28% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 9
Average salary £35,750 £50,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.50% +41.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £33,750 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £67,500 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £42,279 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.57% +12.74%
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 West Midlands region.

General Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2108 2138 2044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.51% 39.18% 37.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1644 1752 1620
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Local Government Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Local Government
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Local Government Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Local Government
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Local Government across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Local Government Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Local Government
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. 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
Birmingham -8 11 £29,000 -55.38% 4
Wolverhampton - 1 £45,000 -
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 11 (37.93%) HTML
1 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
1 11 (37.93%) CSS
2 10 (34.48%) NHS
2 10 (34.48%) CMS
2 10 (34.48%) Web Development
2 10 (34.48%) jQuery
2 10 (34.48%) HTML5
2 10 (34.48%) CSS3
2 10 (34.48%) Sass
3 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
4 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (20.69%) Finance
6 5 (17.24%) MVC
6 5 (17.24%) C#
6 5 (17.24%) PHP
6 5 (17.24%) VB.NET
6 5 (17.24%) .NET
6 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
6 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
6 5 (17.24%) Razor View Engine
6 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
7 4 (13.79%) Data Management
7 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (10.34%) CRM
8 3 (10.34%) SQL
8 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
8 3 (10.34%) Project Management
8 3 (10.34%) Business Development
8 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 10 (34.48%) CMS
2 2 (6.90%) SAS
3 1 (3.45%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (3.45%) SAP CRM
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.45%) SAP BPC
1 1 (3.45%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) DNS
2 1 (3.45%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
1 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.90%) Big Data
3 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.45%) SAP BW
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Law
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Front Office
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Web Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Front-End Web Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Business Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Data Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Business Development Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Change Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Development Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Data Analytics Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Data Scientist
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Implementation Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Account Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) HTML
1 11 (37.93%) CSS
2 10 (34.48%) jQuery
2 10 (34.48%) HTML5
2 10 (34.48%) CSS3
2 10 (34.48%) Sass
3 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
3 5 (17.24%) Razor View Engine
3 5 (17.24%) .NET
4 2 (6.90%) XML
5 1 (3.45%) JSON
5 1 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) NHS
2 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Web Development
2 5 (17.24%) MVC
3 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (13.79%) Data Management
4 3 (10.34%) Project Management
4 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.34%) CRM
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) Business Development
5 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.90%) Use Case
5 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.90%) ITSM
5 2 (6.90%) Service Management
5 2 (6.90%) Big Data Analytics
5 2 (6.90%) Data Analytics
5 2 (6.90%) Analytics
6 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
2 5 (17.24%) PHP
2 5 (17.24%) VB.NET
2 5 (17.24%) C#
3 3 (10.34%) SQL
4 2 (6.90%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.45%) PMP
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) MCP
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) SAP
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) EMC
3 1 (3.45%) CommVault
3 1 (3.45%) NetApp
3 1 (3.45%) Sage
3 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.45%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) Amdocs
3 1 (3.45%) Lagan
3 1 (3.45%) Northgate
3 1 (3.45%) Civica
3 1 (3.45%) Orchard
3 1 (3.45%) FrontRange
3 1 (3.45%) Oneserve
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + car, laptop, phone, share scheme, pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
First Point
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Birmingham City University
Salary: £56k
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Birmingham City University
Salary: £65k
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago