Period
to 3 August 2021

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 6 months to 3 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government (Local Authority, Local Council)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 125 92 149
Rank change year-on-year -33 +57 +45
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 36 5 16
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.28% 0.41% 0.56%
As % of the General category 2.79% 0.80% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 15
10th Percentile £28,750 £33,725 £31,540
25th Percentile £51,250 £46,250 £44,039
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £67,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -22.22% +35.00% +36.09%
75th Percentile £63,125 £73,750 £56,500
90th Percentile £68,751 " £63,750
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £57,249 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.30% +14.50% +20.48%

Local Government is in the General Skills category. The following 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.

All General Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,292 624 1,554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 46.06% 50.98% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 970 539 1,274
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,075
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £49,118 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.89% +9.15% -2.60%
75th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £70,250 £72,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +6.82% +3.53%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Local Government as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in Birmingham

Local Government
Salary Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Local Government in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Local Government in Birmingham

Local Government
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Salary distribution for jobs citing Local Government in Birmingham over the 6 months to 3 August 2021.

Salary histogram for Local Government in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 August 2021, IT jobs citing Local Government also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 27 (75.00%) Finance
2 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
3 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (44.44%) Azure
5 15 (41.67%) Social Skills
6 14 (38.89%) Line Management
6 14 (38.89%) Resource Management
6 14 (38.89%) Project Management
7 13 (36.11%) Performance Management
8 12 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
8 12 (33.33%) Housing Association
8 12 (33.33%) Project Delivery
9 11 (30.56%) PMO
9 11 (30.56%) DevOps
10 10 (27.78%) Analytics
10 10 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (27.78%) Data Analytics
10 10 (27.78%) CCAB
10 10 (27.78%) Games
11 8 (22.22%) Microsoft 365
11 8 (22.22%) Budgeting and Forecasting
12 7 (19.44%) Financial Modelling
13 6 (16.67%) Data Protection
13 6 (16.67%) Degree
13 6 (16.67%) Public Sector
14 5 (13.89%) Planning and Forecasting
14 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
14 5 (13.89%) Coaching
14 5 (13.89%) Quality Management
14 5 (13.89%) CIMA

Local Government
Co-occurring 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 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 16 (44.44%) Azure
2 12 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
3 8 (22.22%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.78%) Azure Logic Apps
4 1 (2.78%) Power Automate
4 1 (2.78%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) LAN
1 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 3 (8.33%) WAN
1 3 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Power BI
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 27 (75.00%) Finance
2 15 (41.67%) Social Skills
3 10 (27.78%) Games
4 6 (16.67%) Public Sector
5 3 (8.33%) Banking
5 3 (8.33%) Legal
5 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
5 3 (8.33%) Organisational Skills
5 3 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (8.33%) Police
5 3 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Business Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 9 (25.00%) Senior Manager
3 9 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 7 (19.44%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Finance Business Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Data Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Data Protection Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Head of Operations
6 3 (8.33%) IT Assistant
6 3 (8.33%) IT Director
6 3 (8.33%) IT Supervisor
6 3 (8.33%) IT Support
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Financial Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Senior IT Support
6 3 (8.33%) Support Supervisor
7 2 (5.56%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Housing Association
2 3 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.33%) NHS
3 1 (2.78%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
1 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (38.89%) Line Management
2 14 (38.89%) Project Management
2 14 (38.89%) Resource Management
3 13 (36.11%) Performance Management
4 12 (33.33%) Project Delivery
5 11 (30.56%) DevOps
6 10 (27.78%) Analytics
6 10 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (27.78%) Data Analytics
7 8 (22.22%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 7 (19.44%) Financial Modelling
9 6 (16.67%) Data Protection
10 5 (13.89%) Coaching
10 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
10 5 (13.89%) Planning and Forecasting
10 5 (13.89%) Quality Management
11 3 (8.33%) People Management
11 3 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
11 3 (8.33%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) C#
1 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) CCAB
2 6 (16.67%) Degree
3 5 (13.89%) CIMA
4 3 (8.33%) AAT
4 3 (8.33%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (30.56%) PMO
2 3 (8.33%) GDPR
3 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (11.11%) SCCM
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco
2 1 (2.78%) Citrix
2 1 (2.78%) HP
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle
2 1 (2.78%) SAP
2 1 (2.78%) VMware