Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 212 219 215
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4 +24
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 12 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.22% 0.13% 0.23%
As % of the General category 0.61% 0.31% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 11
Scotland median annual salary £32,991 £54,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.91% +103.77% -24.29%
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -

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 1,979 2,280 2,354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.04% 41.18% 44.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,265 1,399 1,233
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £70,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Local Government in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

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 6 months to 20 October 2018. 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
Glasgow -2 4 £55,000 -8.33% 1
North Lanarkshire - 4 £32,991 -
Edinburgh +4 2 £47,500 -36.67%
Scottish Borders - 2 - -
Local Government
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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 4 (33.33%) CGI
1 4 (33.33%) ISEB
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
1 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 4 (33.33%) Coaching
1 4 (33.33%) SDLC
2 3 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 3 (25.00%) Business Development
2 3 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Unix
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (16.67%) ERP
3 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (16.67%) Internet
3 2 (16.67%) Big Data
3 2 (16.67%) jQuery

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 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Big Data
1 2 (16.67%) Blockchain
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Tester
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Junior
2 2 (16.67%) Junior Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Junior Applications Support
2 2 (16.67%) Junior Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) AWS Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Big Data Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Business Development Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Data Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) CGI
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Internet of Things
1 2 (16.67%) Social Media
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) Coaching
1 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 4 (33.33%) SDLC
1 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 3 (25.00%) Business Development
2 3 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 3 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (16.67%) ERP
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (8.33%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Process Management
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) UML
4 1 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
1 4 (33.33%) ISEB
1 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) AWS Certification
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Teradata