The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government
England / South West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 213 229 235
Rank change year-on-year +16 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 23 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.44% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the General category 1.27% 0.59% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 7
Median salary £67,500 £33,066 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +104.13% -17.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £26,000 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £65,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £31,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +50.79% -18.18%  

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 South West with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1813 1873 2193
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 34.67% 36.27% 36.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1450 1501 1702
Median salary £44,000 £43,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.14% +7.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Local Government
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Local Government in the South West

Local Government
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Local Government in the South West over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Local Government in the South West

Local Government
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Bristol -7 13 £67,500 +3.84% 1
Gloucestershire +7 6 £67,500 +104.13%
Wiltshire +2 2 - - 1
Devon - 2 £50,000 -
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 South West region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 41 (73.21%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (53.57%) Security Cleared
2 30 (53.57%) C
2 30 (53.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 30 (53.57%) Big Data
2 30 (53.57%) IT Strategy
3 24 (42.86%) ITIL
4 23 (41.07%) MODAF
5 22 (39.29%) DV Cleared
6 19 (33.93%) Management Information System
7 18 (32.14%) Business Analysis
7 18 (32.14%) TOGAF
8 17 (30.36%) BPMN
8 17 (30.36%) COBIT
8 17 (30.36%) ArchiMate
8 17 (30.36%) SFIA
8 17 (30.36%) Disruptive Innovation
8 17 (30.36%) Target Operating Model
9 16 (28.57%) Line Management
9 16 (28.57%) Business Development
10 15 (26.79%) Degree
10 15 (26.79%) Project Management
11 13 (23.21%) Internet
11 13 (23.21%) Internet of Things
11 13 (23.21%) Cybersecurity
11 13 (23.21%) Test Strategy
12 11 (19.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (17.86%) Zachman Framework
13 10 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
13 10 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) Alfresco
2 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.79%) InDesign
1 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.36%) SaaS
3 2 (3.57%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.21%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) DHCP
2 1 (1.79%) DNS
2 1 (1.79%) Firewall
2 1 (1.79%) LAN
2 1 (1.79%) VoIP
2 1 (1.79%) WAN
2 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (53.57%) Big Data
2 8 (14.29%) Power BI
3 6 (10.71%) QlikView
3 6 (10.71%) Spotfire
4 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.57%) Data Lake
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.79%) Ingres
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.79%) QGIS
6 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 9 (16.07%) Marketing
2 6 (10.71%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Advertising
3 1 (1.79%) Back Office
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (21.43%) Architect
1 12 (21.43%) Consultant
2 11 (19.64%) Enterprise Architect
3 10 (17.86%) Principal Architect
3 10 (17.86%) Principal Enterprise Architect
3 10 (17.86%) Senior Architect
3 10 (17.86%) Senior Enterprise Architect
4 9 (16.07%) Delivery Manager
5 8 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 8 (14.29%) Developer
5 8 (14.29%) Power BI Developer
6 7 (12.50%) Information Systems Engineer
6 7 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 7 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) Analyst
7 6 (10.71%) QlikView Developer
7 6 (10.71%) Tableau Developer
8 5 (8.93%) Business Analyst
8 5 (8.93%) Integration Consultant
9 3 (5.36%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) Middleware
2 2 (3.57%) CSS
3 1 (1.79%) HTML
3 1 (1.79%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.93%) Management Information System
2 13 (23.21%) Internet of Things
3 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) CMDB
4 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Unix
2 2 (3.57%) Linux
2 2 (3.57%) Windows
3 1 (1.79%) Solaris
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (73.21%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (53.57%) IT Strategy
2 30 (53.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 24 (42.86%) ITIL
4 23 (41.07%) MODAF
5 18 (32.14%) Business Analysis
5 18 (32.14%) TOGAF
6 17 (30.36%) ArchiMate
6 17 (30.36%) BPMN
6 17 (30.36%) Disruptive Innovation
6 17 (30.36%) SFIA
6 17 (30.36%) Target Operating Model
7 16 (28.57%) Business Development
7 16 (28.57%) Line Management
8 15 (26.79%) Project Management
9 13 (23.21%) Cybersecurity
9 13 (23.21%) Test Strategy
10 11 (19.64%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
11 10 (17.86%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 30 (53.57%) C
2 5 (8.93%) SQL
3 1 (1.79%) Java
3 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.79%) Python
3 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (53.57%) Security Cleared
2 22 (39.29%) DV Cleared
3 15 (26.79%) Degree
4 2 (3.57%) ISEB
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (30.36%) COBIT
2 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.50%) TIBCO
3 6 (10.71%) MicroStrategy
3 6 (10.71%) Tableau
4 1 (1.79%) Adobe
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco
4 1 (1.79%) Citrix
4 1 (1.79%) ClickSoftware Technologies
4 1 (1.79%) Mapbox
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle
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