Period
to 20 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Local Government in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Local Government over the 6 months to 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 272 289 313
Rank change year-on-year +17 +24 -13
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 24 29 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.29% 0.28%
As % of the General category 0.69% 0.78% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 22 23 48
West Midlands median annual salary £45,947 £57,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.09% +116.98% -41.11%
10th Percentile £39,867 £32,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £54,766 £80,000 £47,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +28.38% -13.27%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,460 3,737 4,653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 38.21% 37.49% 38.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2,635 2,981 3,510
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% -

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Local Government as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Local Government in the West Midlands

Local Government
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Local Government in the West Midlands

Local Government
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Local Government in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Local Government in the West Midlands

Local Government
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Local Government within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 August 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
Worcestershire - 15 £45,947 - 1
Birmingham -21 3 £41,913 -27.11% 2
Coventry - 2 £55,000 -
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 15 (62.50%) ITIL
1 15 (62.50%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (58.33%) Collaborative Working
2 14 (58.33%) Degree
3 13 (54.17%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
4 12 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 12 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (25.00%) Supplier Management
5 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (16.67%) Quality Management
6 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
6 4 (16.67%) Data Architecture
6 4 (16.67%) Data Quality
6 4 (16.67%) Capacity Management
7 3 (12.50%) Presales
7 3 (12.50%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) Advertising
7 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (12.50%) Project Management
7 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 3 (12.50%) SAP
7 3 (12.50%) CRM
8 2 (8.33%) Cognos

Local Government
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.17%) iTrent
2 1 (4.17%) ResourceLink
2 1 (4.17%) SAP HR
2 1 (4.17%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (4.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (8.33%) Data Mining
2 2 (8.33%) QlikView
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) Spotfire
General
1 3 (12.50%) Advertising
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Architect
2 12 (50.00%) ICT Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Applications Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Data Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Information Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) CRM Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Information Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Security Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Software Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.17%) Internet of Things
1 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.17%) Robotics
1 1 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) ITIL
1 15 (62.50%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (58.33%) Collaborative Working
3 12 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 12 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 12 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 6 (25.00%) Supplier Management
5 4 (16.67%) Capacity Management
5 4 (16.67%) Data Architecture
5 4 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
5 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 4 (16.67%) Quality Management
5 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) CRM
6 3 (12.50%) Presales
6 3 (12.50%) Project Management
7 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) Degree
2 13 (54.17%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.33%) HNC
4 2 (8.33%) HND
4 2 (8.33%) Master's Degree
5 1 (4.17%) APMP
5 1 (4.17%) CCNP
5 1 (4.17%) CISA
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.17%) CISM
5 1 (4.17%) CISSP
5 1 (4.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.17%) GDPR
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Nagios
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
1 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (12.50%) SAP
2 2 (8.33%) Cognos
2 2 (8.33%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (8.33%) Tableau
3 1 (4.17%) Aruba
3 1 (4.17%) Capita
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) F5
3 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
3 1 (4.17%) Northgate
3 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds