Period
to 18 July 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 6 months to 18 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 215 229 210
Rank change year-on-year +14 -19 +1
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 9 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.17% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the General category 0.49% 0.44% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 7
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.82% +37.50% +50.94%
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,125 £36,000
90th Percentile £42,500 £64,500 £54,000
UK median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.11% -5.26% +31.09%

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 Scotland with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,826 2,047 2,267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 33.82% 35.72% 43.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1,134 1,346 1,454
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £48,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.04% +3.23% -
10th Percentile £30,250 £29,813 £27,500
90th Percentile £74,138 £70,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Local Government as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in Scotland

Local Government
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Local Government in Scotland

Local Government
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -8 6 £35,000 - 1
Glasgow +30 2 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Midlothian -3 1 - -
Local Government
UK

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 2 (22.22%) Kafka
3 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (22.22%) Microservices
3 2 (22.22%) Vue.js
3 2 (22.22%) Contingency Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Data Science
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Business Development
3 2 (22.22%) Scala
3 2 (22.22%) Node.js
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Process Management
4 1 (11.11%) Retail

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Account Manager
1 2 (22.22%) IT Manager
1 2 (22.22%) IT Project Manager
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
1 2 (22.22%) Kafka
1 2 (22.22%) Node.js
1 2 (22.22%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Business Development
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Contingency Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (22.22%) Data Science
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Microservices
2 2 (22.22%) Process Management
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
1 2 (22.22%) Python
1 2 (22.22%) Scala
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint