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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Government
Rank 198 190 178
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 16 9 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.18% 0.53%
As % of the General category 0.89% 0.47% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 23
Average salary £30,000 £57,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.05% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £47,750 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.23% -5.55%
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
1799 1930 1681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.21% 39.40% 33.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1468 1565 1276
Average salary £45,000 £43,100 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.40% +7.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Herefordshire - 10 £27,500 -
Birmingham -3 5 £49,000 -15.15%
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (40.00%) CMS
1 10 (40.00%) HTML
1 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (40.00%) CSS
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (40.00%) NHS
1 10 (40.00%) Web Development
1 10 (40.00%) jQuery
1 10 (40.00%) CSS3
1 10 (40.00%) Sass
1 10 (40.00%) HTML5
2 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
2 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 5 (20.00%) C#
2 5 (20.00%) PHP
2 5 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 5 (20.00%) .NET
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) MVC
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (12.00%) Time Management
4 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (12.00%) SAP
4 3 (12.00%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (40.00%) CMS
2 2 (8.00%) SAS
3 1 (4.00%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (4.00%) SAP CRM
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.00%) SAP ERP
1 1 (4.00%) SAP BPC
1 1 (4.00%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (8.00%) Big Data
General
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) Web Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Front-End Web Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Business Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Programme Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Change Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Business Development Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Development Manager
5 2 (8.00%) SAP BW Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Data Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) SAP Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Data Analytics Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Data Scientist
6 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) HTML
1 10 (40.00%) CSS
1 10 (40.00%) jQuery
1 10 (40.00%) HTML5
1 10 (40.00%) CSS3
1 10 (40.00%) Sass
2 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 5 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
2 5 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) NHS
2 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
1 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Web Development
2 5 (20.00%) MVC
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (12.00%) Time Management
4 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.00%) Big Data Analytics
5 2 (8.00%) Data Analytics
5 2 (8.00%) Analytics
5 2 (8.00%) CRM
5 2 (8.00%) Service Management
5 2 (8.00%) ITSM
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.00%) Business Development
5 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.00%) PHP
2 5 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 5 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (8.00%) R
3 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.00%) PMP
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) EMC
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) CommVault
3 1 (4.00%) NetApp
3 1 (4.00%) Sage
3 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) Amdocs
3 1 (4.00%) Lagan
3 1 (4.00%) Northgate
3 1 (4.00%) Civica
3 1 (4.00%) Orchard
3 1 (4.00%) FrontRange
3 1 (4.00%) LANDesk
3 1 (4.00%) Oneserve