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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Government
England / South West
Rank 199 246 232
Rank change year-on-year +47 -14  
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 33 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.66% 0.12% 0.23%
As % of the General category 1.94% 0.32% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 27 5 14
Median salary £50,000 £23,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +112.76% -66.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,021 £22,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £49,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £34,000 £38,394
% change year-on-year +47.05% -11.44%  

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 1704 2164 2217
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 33.92% 36.82% 37.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1385 1701 1692
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
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 26 March 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 26 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
Gloucestershire +24 18 £60,000 -
Wiltshire +23 6 £24,000 +6.66% 1
Bristol +9 6 £45,000 - 1
Devon - 3 £50,000 -
Local Government
England

Local Government
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 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 South West region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 27 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (47.62%) Security Cleared
2 20 (47.62%) C
2 20 (47.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 20 (47.62%) Big Data
3 19 (45.24%) IT Strategy
3 19 (45.24%) Business Analysis
4 18 (42.86%) MODAF
5 17 (40.48%) Project Management
6 16 (38.10%) Degree
7 15 (35.71%) Management Information System
8 14 (33.33%) Test Strategy
9 13 (30.95%) Cybersecurity
9 13 (30.95%) Internet of Things
9 13 (30.95%) Internet
9 13 (30.95%) ITIL
9 13 (30.95%) TOGAF
10 12 (28.57%) Business Development
11 11 (26.19%) Line Management
11 11 (26.19%) DV Cleared
12 10 (23.81%) Information Management
13 9 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
13 9 (21.43%) Marketing
13 9 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (19.05%) Unit Testing
14 8 (19.05%) Integration Testing
14 8 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
14 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (19.05%) RAD
14 8 (19.05%) SSADM

Local Government
Top Related 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 (4.76%) IIS
1 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) Alfresco
2 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.38%) InDesign
2 1 (2.38%) MS Project
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (47.62%) Big Data
2 4 (9.52%) Power BI
2 4 (9.52%) QlikView
2 4 (9.52%) Spotfire
3 2 (4.76%) DB2
3 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.38%) Ingres
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.38%) QGIS
4 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 9 (21.43%) Marketing
2 5 (11.90%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Consultant
2 6 (14.29%) Developer
2 6 (14.29%) Information Systems Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Architect
3 5 (11.90%) Business Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Integration Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Power BI Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Principal Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Principal Business Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Principal Enterprise Architect
4 4 (9.52%) QlikView Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Tableau Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) Middleware
2 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.76%) Hibernate
2 2 (4.76%) iBATIS
2 2 (4.76%) J2EE
2 2 (4.76%) JPA
2 2 (4.76%) jQuery
2 2 (4.76%) JSP
2 2 (4.76%) JSTL
2 2 (4.76%) MyBatis
2 2 (4.76%) Servlets
2 2 (4.76%) Spring
2 2 (4.76%) Struts
3 1 (2.38%) CSS
3 1 (2.38%) HTML
3 1 (2.38%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) Management Information System
2 13 (30.95%) Internet of Things
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Robotics
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) CMDB
4 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Unix
2 2 (4.76%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (47.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 19 (45.24%) Business Analysis
3 19 (45.24%) IT Strategy
4 18 (42.86%) MODAF
5 17 (40.48%) Project Management
6 14 (33.33%) Test Strategy
7 13 (30.95%) Cybersecurity
7 13 (30.95%) ITIL
7 13 (30.95%) TOGAF
8 12 (28.57%) Business Development
9 11 (26.19%) Line Management
10 10 (23.81%) Information Management
11 9 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (19.05%) Integration Testing
12 8 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
12 8 (19.05%) RAD
12 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (19.05%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (47.62%) C
2 5 (11.90%) SQL
3 3 (7.14%) Java
3 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.38%) Python
4 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (47.62%) Security Cleared
2 16 (38.10%) Degree
3 11 (26.19%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) ISEB
4 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) COBIT
2 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) TIBCO
3 4 (9.52%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (9.52%) Tableau
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle
5 1 (2.38%) Adobe
5 1 (2.38%) Citrix
5 1 (2.38%) ClickSoftware Technologies
5 1 (2.38%) Mapbox
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