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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 208 189 191
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +2
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 7 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.36% 0.19%
As % of the General category 0.40% 0.96% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 9
Average salary £52,500 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £39,626 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.74% +33.33%
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
1738 1875 1577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.91% 37.79% 33.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1464 1473 1306
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £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 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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
Birmingham -16 4 £51,250 -18.00% 1
Coventry -10 3 £52,500 - 1
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) HTML
4 4 (20.00%) JSON
4 4 (20.00%) SAP
4 4 (20.00%) CRM
4 4 (20.00%) Migration
4 4 (20.00%) Citrix
4 4 (20.00%) CSS
4 4 (20.00%) XML
5 3 (15.00%) SOAP
5 3 (15.00%) Mercator
5 3 (15.00%) HP
5 3 (15.00%) MS Office
5 3 (15.00%) VMware
5 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (15.00%) SAP BW
5 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) Data Management
5 3 (15.00%) .NET
5 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.00%) Windows
6 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.00%) Java
6 2 (10.00%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1 (5.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP BPC
2 1 (5.00%) SAP HR
2 1 (5.00%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (5.00%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (15.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) SAP Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (15.00%) SAP BW Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Programme Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) SAP BW Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Data Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) HTML
1 4 (20.00%) CSS
1 4 (20.00%) JSON
1 4 (20.00%) XML
2 3 (15.00%) SOAP
2 3 (15.00%) .NET
3 2 (10.00%) Middleware
4 1 (5.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) jQuery
4 1 (5.00%) HTML5
4 1 (5.00%) CSS3
4 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) CRM
2 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Data Management
4 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (10.00%) SOA
4 2 (10.00%) People Management
5 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
5 1 (5.00%) Line Management
5 1 (5.00%) Time Management
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISEB
1 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
1 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) XenApp
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Citrix
2 4 (20.00%) SAP
3 3 (15.00%) HP
3 3 (15.00%) Mercator
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) Capita
5 1 (5.00%) LANDesk
5 1 (5.00%) ESRI
5 1 (5.00%) Mapinfo
Coventry
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £00000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago