Period
to 10 July 2020

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 10 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government (Local Authority, Local Council)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 176 239 221
Rank change year-on-year +63 -18 -8
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 20 40 93
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.51% 0.50% 0.97%
As % of the General category 1.53% 1.37% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 14 29 64
Median annual salary £63,298 £50,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.60% +20.48% +5.06%
10th Percentile £35,375 £31,255 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,998 £62,150 £57,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%

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 1,310 2,920 4,026
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 33.22% 36.84% 42.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,013 2,108 2,983
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £73,500 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Local Government as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Local Government in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

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 10 July 2020. 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
Warwickshire +38 11 £63,298 - 1
Birmingham +43 6 £67,500 +35.00% 2
Worcestershire +37 1 £40,000 +30.94% 2
Coventry +30 1 - - 1
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, 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 7 (35.00%) Finance
1 7 (35.00%) Retail
1 7 (35.00%) Public Sector
2 6 (30.00%) User Stories
3 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (25.00%) Wireless
3 5 (25.00%) Change Management
4 4 (20.00%) e-Learning
4 4 (20.00%) ERP
4 4 (20.00%) C
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle
4 4 (20.00%) Market Research
4 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (20.00%) Virgin Media
4 4 (20.00%) Arqiva
4 4 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (10.00%) Business Development
6 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (10.00%) Project Delivery
7 1 (5.00%) Strategic Roadmap
7 1 (5.00%) Release Management
7 1 (5.00%) PMO
7 1 (5.00%) Proactive Management
7 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation

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 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (5.00%) DWDM
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
1 7 (35.00%) Public Sector
1 7 (35.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) ICT Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Change Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Commissioning Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Coordinator
2 4 (20.00%) ERP Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Project Coordinator
2 4 (20.00%) Strategy Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Asset and Configuration Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Commissioning Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Installations Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Configuration Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) e-Learning
2 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) CCTV
3 1 (5.00%) CMDB
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) NHS
3 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) User Stories
2 5 (25.00%) Change Management
2 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (20.00%) ERP
3 4 (20.00%) Market Research
3 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (10.00%) Business Development
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.00%) Project Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Logistics
6 1 (5.00%) Proactive Management
6 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.00%) Release Management
6 1 (5.00%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.00%) PMO
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Arqiva
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
1 4 (20.00%) Virgin Media
2 1 (5.00%) Capita
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) Juniper
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Snow