Period
to 16 June 2019

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 16 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 255 280 279
Rank change year-on-year +25 -1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 18 27 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.29% 0.34%
As % of the General category 0.71% 0.76% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 32
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,947 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.06% -20.09% +84.00%
10th Percentile £29,960 £35,550 £31,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £56,500 £79,750
England median annual salary £45,250 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +0.56% -5.26% +26.67%

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 2,543 3,563 3,680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 32.83% 37.91% 37.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,844 2,694 2,920
West Midlands median annual salary £44,621 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.99% +6.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £60,001
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 16 June 2019.

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 16 June 2019. 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 +34 12 £50,000 -4.76%
Coventry +26 3 £33,000 -40.00%
Solihull -10 1 - -
Worcestershire -28 1 £30,548 -33.52%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £47,500 -
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 16 June 2019, 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 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Data Mining
2 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle
3 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (33.33%) PRINCE
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) Marketing
3 6 (33.33%) Degree
4 5 (27.78%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (27.78%) QlikView
4 5 (27.78%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (27.78%) Predictive Modelling
4 5 (27.78%) Qlik Sense
4 5 (27.78%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 5 (27.78%) Power BI
4 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
4 5 (27.78%) SAP
4 5 (27.78%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (27.78%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (27.78%) Electronics
4 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
4 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
4 5 (27.78%) Programme Management
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (27.78%) Data Analysis

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 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (38.89%) Data Mining
2 7 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (27.78%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (27.78%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (27.78%) Power BI
3 5 (27.78%) Qlik Sense
3 5 (27.78%) QlikView
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.56%) MS Access
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Marketing
3 5 (27.78%) Electronics
3 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
3 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
4 2 (11.11%) Back Office
5 1 (5.56%) Advertising
5 1 (5.56%) Law
5 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence Consultant
1 5 (27.78%) Consultant
1 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse Consultant
1 5 (27.78%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Communications Officer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Applications Support
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Support Manager
4 1 (5.56%) SEO Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
1 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.11%) CSS
2 2 (11.11%) CSS3
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) HTML5
2 2 (11.11%) jQuery
2 2 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) CMDB
2 1 (5.56%) Graphic Design
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (33.33%) PRINCE
3 5 (27.78%) Data Analysis
3 5 (27.78%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (27.78%) Predictive Modelling
3 5 (27.78%) Programme Management
3 5 (27.78%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Analytics
4 3 (16.67%) Project Governance
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) API Integration
5 2 (11.11%) Change Control
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
5 2 (11.11%) SDLC
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Service Management
5 2 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
3 3 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) C
5 1 (5.56%) R
5 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) PMP
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
2 2 (11.11%) Data Quality
3 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle
3 5 (27.78%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) Capita
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix