The first 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 192 170 188
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +18
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 8 27 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.54% 0.11%
As % of the General category 0.41% 1.63% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6 23 2
Average salary £57,750 £55,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £31,700 £39,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,000 £64,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +12.50%
General Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1934 1658 1575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 39.25% 33.09% 33.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1566 1254 1340
Average salary £43,100 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Local Government
England

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 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -11 8 £57,750 +5.00%
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (25.00%) Agresso
2 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (20.83%) Network Security
3 4 (16.67%) RMADS
3 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (16.67%) CESG
3 4 (16.67%) CESG CLAS
3 4 (16.67%) Data Management
3 4 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (16.67%) CISSP
3 4 (16.67%) CA
3 4 (16.67%) Tivoli
3 4 (16.67%) CISA
3 4 (16.67%) CISM
3 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (16.67%) Firewall
4 3 (12.50%) Information Security
4 3 (12.50%) SAP BW
4 3 (12.50%) CRM
4 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.50%) MS Office
4 3 (12.50%) SAP
4 3 (12.50%) ERP
4 3 (12.50%) SAP BPC
4 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 2 (8.33%) PaaS
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Agresso
2 3 (12.50%) SAP BPC
3 2 (8.33%) Academy Housing
3 2 (8.33%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) PaaS
1 2 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Network Security
2 4 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) Wireless
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) VoIP
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
3 1 (4.17%) VPN
3 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (12.50%) SAP BW
2 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.17%) Automotive
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Implementation Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) SAP Developer
3 3 (12.50%) SAP BW Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Junior
4 2 (8.33%) ERP Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Junior Data Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Recruitment Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Account Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) J2EE
1 1 (4.17%) JDBC
1 1 (4.17%) JSP
1 1 (4.17%) Servlets
1 1 (4.17%) Struts
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
1 1 (4.17%) XML
1 1 (4.17%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) CESG
1 4 (16.67%) CESG CLAS
1 4 (16.67%) RMADS
2 1 (4.17%) Open Source
2 1 (4.17%) Social Media
2 1 (4.17%) NHS
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 4 (16.67%) Data Management
1 4 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
2 3 (12.50%) Information Security
2 3 (12.50%) CRM
2 3 (12.50%) ERP
2 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (8.33%) Change Management
3 2 (8.33%) Network Architecture
3 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.17%) PLM
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.17%) B2B
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) CISA
1 4 (16.67%) CISM
1 4 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.17%) CCVP
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.17%) CCIE
2 1 (4.17%) CCSP
2 1 (4.17%) CCNP
2 1 (4.17%) CCNA
2 1 (4.17%) CCDA
2 1 (4.17%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle
1 4 (16.67%) CA
2 3 (12.50%) SAP
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Northgate
3 2 (8.33%) Civica
3 2 (8.33%) Capita
3 2 (8.33%) Orchard
3 2 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) Google
4 1 (4.17%) Sun
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco