The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Government
South West / Dorset
Rank - - 92
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset - - 0.51%
As % of the General category - - 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Median salary - - £40,000
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 Dorset with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 138 360 251
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 36.80% 50.63% 32.22%
Number of salaries quoted 128 218 179
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 Dorset

Local Government
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Local Government in Dorset