Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 273 298 302
Rank change year-on-year +25 +4 -14
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 17 35 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.35% 0.27%
As % of the General category 0.59% 0.92% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 28
West Midlands median annual salary £49,083 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.51% - +23.53%
10th Percentile £37,650 £37,700 £30,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £59,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +12.50%

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 2,864 3,793 4,295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 35.18% 37.56% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2,129 2,939 3,342
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,250 £24,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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
Birmingham +18 16 £49,083 -6.51% 4
Coventry - 1 £35,000 -
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 9 (52.94%) ITIL
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Degree
3 5 (29.41%) Visualisation
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (29.41%) Data Visualisation
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) Data Modelling
3 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (29.41%) SLA
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) Analytics
4 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
4 4 (23.53%) IaaS
4 4 (23.53%) SaaS
4 4 (23.53%) PaaS
4 4 (23.53%) Data Analytics
4 4 (23.53%) Master's Degree
4 4 (23.53%) Data Science
4 4 (23.53%) Supplier Relationship Management
4 4 (23.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (23.53%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (23.53%) Data Mining
4 4 (23.53%) ETL
4 4 (23.53%) SAP
4 4 (23.53%) Cognos
4 4 (23.53%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (23.53%) Project Management
4 4 (23.53%) Service Management
4 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery

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:

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Sentinel
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (23.53%) IaaS
2 4 (23.53%) PaaS
2 4 (23.53%) SaaS
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.88%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (23.53%) Data Mining
1 4 (23.53%) QlikView
1 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
1 4 (23.53%) Spotfire
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) Power BI
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Publishing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Service Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Analytics Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) CRM Manager
5 1 (5.88%) CRM Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Power BI Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) ITIL
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Analytics
3 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (29.41%) Data Modelling
3 5 (29.41%) Data Visualisation
3 5 (29.41%) Visualisation
4 4 (23.53%) Data Analytics
4 4 (23.53%) Data Science
4 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (23.53%) Economics
4 4 (23.53%) ETL
4 4 (23.53%) Mathematics
4 4 (23.53%) Project Management
4 4 (23.53%) Release Management
4 4 (23.53%) Service Management
4 4 (23.53%) Supplier Relationship Management
4 4 (23.53%) Validation
5 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.76%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (23.53%) Master's Degree
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) SLA
2 3 (17.65%) ISO 9001
2 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (11.76%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Cognos
2 4 (23.53%) MicroStrategy
2 4 (23.53%) SAP
2 4 (23.53%) Tableau
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix
3 3 (17.65%) VMware