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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Government
Rank 209 204 200
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 13 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.13% 0.083%
As % of the General category 0.66% 0.31% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 4
Average salary £40,000 £70,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
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
1974 2260 1719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.24% 41.54% 35.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1597 1821 1393
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £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 September 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 September 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 -2 8 £57,500 -32.35% 5
Coventry - 2 £37,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £35,500 -
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (41.18%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Citrix
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) VMware
4 4 (23.53%) Migration
4 4 (23.53%) HTML
4 4 (23.53%) CSS
4 4 (23.53%) XML
4 4 (23.53%) Windows
4 4 (23.53%) HP
4 4 (23.53%) JSON
4 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (17.65%) CRM
5 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 3 (17.65%) SOAP
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 3 (17.65%) .NET
5 3 (17.65%) Mercator
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Capita
6 2 (11.76%) Retail
6 2 (11.76%) SOA
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) MS Office
6 2 (11.76%) Java
6 2 (11.76%) SAP
6 2 (11.76%) ISEB
6 2 (11.76%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (11.76%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP HR
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Payroll
1 1 (5.88%) Academy Housing
1 1 (5.88%) arcHouse
1 1 (5.88%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) PaaS
1 1 (5.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) SAP BW
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Developer
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Payroll Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) SAP BW Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Payroll Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) HTML
1 4 (23.53%) CSS
1 4 (23.53%) JSON
1 4 (23.53%) XML
2 3 (17.65%) SOAP
2 3 (17.65%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) Middleware
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) HTML5
4 1 (5.88%) CSS3
4 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) CRM
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) SOA
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
3 2 (11.76%) People Management
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) Change Control
4 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
4 1 (5.88%) Line Management
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.76%) XenApp
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) WSUS
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Citrix
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) HP
4 3 (17.65%) Mercator
4 3 (17.65%) Capita
5 2 (11.76%) SAP
5 2 (11.76%) LANDesk
6 1 (5.88%) Orchard
6 1 (5.88%) Northgate
6 1 (5.88%) Civica
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Negotiable, Competitive Bens.
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £33000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Uncapped Commission, Car, Laptop
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EXCELerate
Salary: £72k OTE £120k, Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £33000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + OTE £40k - £50k company car, Laptop
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago