Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 279 286 264
Rank change year-on-year +7 -22 +34
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 30 29 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.28% 0.49%
As % of the General category 0.83% 0.73% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 25 26 49
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% +35.29% -19.05%
10th Percentile £33,000 £30,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £59,500 £62,500 £56,100
England median annual salary £50,482 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.18% +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 3,607 3,978 3,841
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 37.22% 38.16% 36.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2,741 3,100 3,092
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.53% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £64,550 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 16 £54,500 +73.02% 1
Birmingham +5 8 £54,250 -9.58% 3
Warwickshire +1 4 - - 1
Wolverhampton -12 1 - -
Solihull - 1 £35,000 - 1
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Local Government.

1 20 (66.67%) ITIL
2 13 (43.33%) ITIL Certification
2 13 (43.33%) Degree
3 9 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (20.00%) Driving Licence
4 6 (20.00%) Service Design
5 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 5 (16.67%) Finance
6 4 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (13.33%) SAP
6 4 (13.33%) SAP BW
6 4 (13.33%) SLA
6 4 (13.33%) CRM
6 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (13.33%) Case Management
7 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (10.00%) SAP HANA
7 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (10.00%) Data Management
7 3 (10.00%) Asset Management
7 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
8 2 (6.67%) Process Management
8 2 (6.67%) SQL
8 2 (6.67%) Oracle
8 2 (6.67%) SDLC
8 2 (6.67%) Presales
8 2 (6.67%) Web Development

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 (3.33%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (13.33%) SAP BW
2 3 (10.00%) SAP HANA
3 1 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) ICT Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Applications Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Business Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Business Systems Manager
3 4 (13.33%) SAP BW Developer
3 4 (13.33%) SAP Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Customer Services Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (10.00%) ICT Architect
4 3 (10.00%) ICT Support
4 3 (10.00%) Relationships Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Service Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Supplier Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Supplier Relationship Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Support Team Leader
4 3 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Leader
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Support Team Leader
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) Laravel
1 1 (3.33%) Symfony
1 1 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) AIX
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) ITIL
2 9 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (20.00%) Service Design
4 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (13.33%) Case Management
5 4 (13.33%) CRM
6 3 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (10.00%) Data Management
6 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (6.67%) Presales
7 2 (6.67%) Process Management
7 2 (6.67%) SDLC
7 2 (6.67%) Web Development
8 1 (3.33%) Business Process Modelling
8 1 (3.33%) OO PHP
8 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.33%) Server Virtualisation
8 1 (3.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) C#
2 1 (3.33%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) PHP
2 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) Degree
1 13 (43.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.33%) OCP
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Data Guard
1 1 (3.33%) Netcool
1 1 (3.33%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) SAP
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Capita
4 1 (3.33%) Civica
4 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow