The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Government
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 112 109 113
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 13 29 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.71% 1.24% 0.23%
As % of the General category 1.77% 3.23% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13 27 4
Median salary £57,500 £37,486 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.39% -42.32%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £26,500 £53,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,219 £93,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +42.85% -6.66%  

Local Government is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 733 898 601
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 40.10% 38.34% 35.04%
Number of salaries quoted 571 678 474
Median salary £40,000 £44,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Local Government as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in Birmingham

Local Government
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Local Government in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Local Government in Birmingham

Local Government
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Local Government in Birmingham over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Local Government in Birmingham

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 16 (72.73%) SAP
1 16 (72.73%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (63.64%) Finance
2 14 (63.64%) Data Management
2 14 (63.64%) CRM
2 14 (63.64%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 14 (63.64%) BusinessObjects
2 14 (63.64%) SAP BW
2 14 (63.64%) SAP HANA
3 13 (59.09%) SAP BPC
4 12 (54.55%) MS Office
5 5 (22.73%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (13.64%) ServiceNow
7 3 (13.64%) Project Management
7 3 (13.64%) Change Management
7 3 (13.64%) Firewall
8 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (9.09%) Process Management
8 2 (9.09%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (9.09%) NetWeaver
8 2 (9.09%) CISSP
8 2 (9.09%) Tivoli
8 2 (9.09%) Netcool
8 2 (9.09%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 2 (9.09%) Nagios
8 2 (9.09%) TIBCO
8 2 (9.09%) Middleware

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (9.09%) NetWeaver
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (54.55%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (4.55%) InDesign
3 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (59.09%) SAP BPC
2 2 (9.09%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) FTP
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.55%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) BusinessObjects
1 14 (63.64%) Data Warehouse
1 14 (63.64%) SAP BW
1 14 (63.64%) SAP HANA
2 5 (22.73%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.09%) Power BI
3 2 (9.09%) QlikView
3 2 (9.09%) Spotfire
General
1 14 (63.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Automotive
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Developer
2 13 (59.09%) SAP BW Developer
2 13 (59.09%) SAP Developer
3 12 (54.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 10 (45.45%) SAP BI Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) NetWeaver Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Power BI Developer
6 2 (9.09%) QlikView Developer
6 2 (9.09%) SAP HANA Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Security Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Tableau Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
7 1 (4.55%) CyberArk Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Designer
7 1 (4.55%) Junior Designer
7 1 (4.55%) Principal Security Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Risk Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) SAP BI Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) SAP BPC Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) OAuth
2 1 (4.55%) OpenID
2 1 (4.55%) SailPoint
2 1 (4.55%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (63.64%) CRM
2 14 (63.64%) Data Management
3 3 (13.64%) Change Management
3 3 (13.64%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) People Management
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
4 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.09%) Process Management
4 2 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.09%) Strategic Management
4 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
5 1 (4.55%) Change Control
5 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Java
1 2 (9.09%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) CISSP
2 1 (4.55%) CCDP
2 1 (4.55%) CCIE
2 1 (4.55%) CCNP
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) CISM
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) IISP
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (9.09%) PMO
2 1 (4.55%) GPG13
2 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Nagios
1 2 (9.09%) Netcool
1 2 (9.09%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 2 (9.09%) SCOM
1 2 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) SAP
2 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) ServiceNow
4 2 (9.09%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (9.09%) Northgate
4 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
4 2 (9.09%) Tableau
4 2 (9.09%) TIBCO
5 1 (4.55%) Adobe
5 1 (4.55%) CA
5 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco
5 1 (4.55%) Computacenter
5 1 (4.55%) EMC
5 1 (4.55%) IBM
5 1 (4.55%) Intel Security
5 1 (4.55%) Juniper
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle
5 1 (4.55%) Sourcefire
5 1 (4.55%) Symantec
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