The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
England / North West
Rank 237 222 221
Rank change year-on-year -15 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 20 18 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.33% 0.32% 0.44%
As % of the General category 0.95% 0.77% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 28
Median salary £57,500 £29,274 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +96.42% -16.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,400 £26,500 £18,675
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £35,000 £51,500
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 the North West with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2110 2344 2638
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 34.80% 41.49% 40.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1647 1871 2004
Median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,650
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Local Government
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Local Government in the North West

Local Government
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Local Government in the North West over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Local Government in the North West

Local Government
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -16 20 £57,500 +64.28% 4
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 24 (85.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (78.57%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (50.00%) VMware
4 14 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 14 (50.00%) Finance
4 14 (50.00%) Middleware
4 14 (50.00%) UML
4 14 (50.00%) SOA
4 14 (50.00%) Open Source
4 14 (50.00%) Use Case
4 14 (50.00%) Rackspace
4 14 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (50.00%) Manufacturing
4 14 (50.00%) Migration
4 14 (50.00%) Retail
4 14 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 14 (50.00%) Google
4 14 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (50.00%) DevOps
5 11 (39.29%) Web Services
6 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 8 (28.57%) C#
6 8 (28.57%) VB.NET
6 8 (28.57%) .NET
6 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 8 (28.57%) Legal
6 8 (28.57%) MVC
6 8 (28.57%) WinForms
6 8 (28.57%) Mobile App

Local Government
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 24 (85.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (78.57%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Power BI
2 2 (7.14%) QlikView
2 2 (7.14%) Spotfire
General
1 14 (50.00%) Finance
1 14 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 14 (50.00%) Retail
2 8 (28.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Consultant
2 14 (50.00%) Architect
2 14 (50.00%) AWS Architect
2 14 (50.00%) AWS Consultant
2 14 (50.00%) Cloud Architect
2 14 (50.00%) Cloud Consultant
2 14 (50.00%) Senior Architect
2 14 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
3 11 (39.29%) Web Architect
3 11 (39.29%) Web Consultant
4 8 (28.57%) Junior
5 3 (10.71%) Azure Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Azure Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Help Desk Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Power BI Developer
6 2 (7.14%) QlikView Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Tableau Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) Middleware
2 11 (39.29%) Web Services
3 8 (28.57%) .NET
3 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 8 (28.57%) WinForms
3 8 (28.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 14 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 8 (28.57%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (50.00%) DevOps
2 14 (50.00%) Migration
2 14 (50.00%) Open Source
2 14 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 14 (50.00%) SOA
2 14 (50.00%) UML
2 14 (50.00%) Use Case
3 8 (28.57%) Mobile Development
3 8 (28.57%) MVC
4 3 (10.71%) CRM
4 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
5 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
6 1 (3.57%) Business Development
6 1 (3.57%) Information Security
6 1 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) C#
1 8 (28.57%) VB.NET
2 3 (10.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) CISM
1 1 (3.57%) CISSP
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Google
1 14 (50.00%) Rackspace
1 14 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (7.14%) Tableau
3 2 (7.14%) TIBCO
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