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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 143 149
Rank change year-on-year +10 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 8 21 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.34% 0.71% 0.29%
As % of the General category 0.80% 1.51% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 8
Median salary £40,000 £25,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.00% -48.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £25,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £35,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £33,633 £37,500
% change year-on-year +48.66% -10.31%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 994 1393 1476
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 42.55% 47.06% 47.89%
Number of salaries quoted 660 801 882
Median salary £47,500 £46,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.15% -2.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,300 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Local Government in Scotland over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram 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 3 months to 29 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
Edinburgh -10 3 £40,000 +60.00% 1
West Lothian - 3 £40,000 - 1
Glasgow +13 2 £45,000 +69.81% 1
Local Government
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (53.85%) .NET Framework
2 7 (53.85%) WCF
2 7 (53.85%) MVC
2 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
2 7 (53.85%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) HTML
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) CSS
4 3 (23.08%) SOAP
4 3 (23.08%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (23.08%) SaaS
4 3 (23.08%) Presales
5 2 (15.38%) Power BI
5 2 (15.38%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (15.38%) Tableau
5 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
5 2 (15.38%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (15.38%) TIBCO

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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (23.08%) SaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2005
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Power BI
2 2 (15.38%) QlikView
2 2 (15.38%) Spotfire
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) .NET Developer
2 7 (53.85%) .NET Software Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Software Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Consultant
4 3 (23.08%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Power BI Developer
5 2 (15.38%) QlikView Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Tableau Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
1 7 (53.85%) .NET Framework
1 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
1 7 (53.85%) WCF
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) SOAP
2 3 (23.08%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) MVC
2 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
3 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) Presales
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
5 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (15.38%) Tableau
2 2 (15.38%) TIBCO
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