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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Government
Rank 212 202 229
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +27
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 14 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.35% 0.12%
As % of the General category 0.70% 1.01% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 7
Median salary £57,500 £36,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+58.62% -30.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,632 £28,750 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,130 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,500 £39,626
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -7.88%
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
1989 1786 1826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.46% 35.03% 32.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1562 1478 1545
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Local Government
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Local Government as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -10 9 £60,000 +42.85% 5
Worcestershire - 2 £40,632 -
Warwickshire +9 1 £39,000 +4.00%
Wolverhampton - 1 £52,500 -
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing Local Government also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (46.67%) Finance
3 12 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (36.67%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (36.67%) SAP BW
4 11 (36.67%) SQL
4 11 (36.67%) MS Office
4 11 (36.67%) SAP
4 11 (36.67%) CRM
4 11 (36.67%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (36.67%) Data Management
4 11 (36.67%) Degree
4 11 (36.67%) SAP HANA
5 10 (33.33%) SAP BPC
5 10 (33.33%) .NET
5 10 (33.33%) Oracle
6 9 (30.00%) VB
6 9 (30.00%) VB.NET
6 9 (30.00%) Unix
6 9 (30.00%) Windows
6 9 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (30.00%) PowerShell
7 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (23.33%) LLPG
7 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (20.00%) Process Management
8 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (10.00%) QGIS
9 3 (10.00%) Programme Management
9 3 (10.00%) Mapinfo

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (36.67%) MS Office
2 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (33.33%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) BusinessObjects
1 11 (36.67%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (36.67%) SAP BW
1 11 (36.67%) SAP HANA
2 9 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (10.00%) QGIS
5 1 (3.33%) Big Data
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Selenium
1 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) SAP BW Developer
2 10 (33.33%) SAP Developer
3 9 (30.00%) Applications Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 6 (20.00%) SAP BI Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Account Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Development Manager
5 2 (6.67%) ICT Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Sales Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Group IT Director
6 1 (3.33%) OBIEE Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Penetration Test Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Risk Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) SAP BPC Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) LLPG
2 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Unix
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (36.67%) CRM
2 11 (36.67%) Data Management
3 6 (20.00%) Process Management
4 3 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (6.67%) Analytics
5 2 (6.67%) Line Management
5 2 (6.67%) Service Continuity Management
6 1 (3.33%) Actionable Insight
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Coaching
6 1 (3.33%) Customer Segmentation
6 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.33%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (3.33%) Defect Management
6 1 (3.33%) Functional Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.33%) Records Management
6 1 (3.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 9 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (30.00%) VB
2 9 (30.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.33%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) CISM
2 1 (3.33%) CISSP
2 1 (3.33%) IISP
2 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (36.67%) SAP
3 10 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (10.00%) Mapinfo
5 1 (3.33%) HP
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