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 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Local Government
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 216 213
Rank change year-on-year +18 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Local Government 24 31 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.50% 0.28%
As % of the General category 1.35% 1.35% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 24 29 15
Median salary £58,750 £26,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +121.69% -11.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £45,000 £49,600
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £30,000 £38,697
% change year-on-year +58.33% -22.47%  

Local Government is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1773 2300 1803
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 36.14% 36.85% 33.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1437 1752 1466
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Local Government
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Local Government as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +16 22 £57,500 +116.98% 4
Local Government
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, 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 (52.63%) Finance
2 17 (44.74%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 15 (39.47%) SAP
5 14 (36.84%) CRM
6 13 (34.21%) Data Management
6 13 (34.21%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Office
6 13 (34.21%) BusinessObjects
6 13 (34.21%) SAP BW
6 13 (34.21%) SAP BPC
6 13 (34.21%) SAP HANA
7 8 (21.05%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 6 (15.79%) PMO
8 6 (15.79%) Project Management
8 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (13.16%) Change Management
10 4 (10.53%) Programme Management
10 4 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (7.89%) Wireframes
11 3 (7.89%) Data Visualisation
11 3 (7.89%) Tableau
11 3 (7.89%) Visualisation
11 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (7.89%) Spotfire
11 3 (7.89%) ServiceNow
11 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (7.89%) Power BI
11 3 (7.89%) QlikView

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 2 (5.26%) Drupal
1 2 (5.26%) NetWeaver
1 2 (5.26%) WordPress
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.89%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.63%) InDesign
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (34.21%) SAP BPC
2 2 (5.26%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Firewall
2 2 (5.26%) FTP
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.63%) Internet
3 1 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.63%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) BusinessObjects
1 13 (34.21%) Data Warehouse
1 13 (34.21%) SAP BW
1 13 (34.21%) SAP HANA
2 8 (21.05%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 3 (7.89%) Power BI
3 3 (7.89%) QlikView
3 3 (7.89%) Spotfire
4 1 (2.63%) Big Data
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 20 (52.63%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Back Office
3 1 (2.63%) Automotive
3 1 (2.63%) Games
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Developer
2 14 (36.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 13 (34.21%) SAP BW Developer
3 13 (34.21%) SAP Developer
4 11 (28.95%) SAP BI Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Consultant
6 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 4 (10.53%) SAP BI Consultant
6 4 (10.53%) SAP BPC Consultant
6 4 (10.53%) SAP BW Consultant
6 4 (10.53%) SAP Consultant
7 3 (7.89%) Architect
7 3 (7.89%) Power BI Developer
7 3 (7.89%) QlikView Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Tableau Developer
8 2 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (5.26%) PMO Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Programme Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) CSS
1 2 (5.26%) HTML
1 2 (5.26%) HTML5
1 2 (5.26%) Middleware
1 2 (5.26%) Sass
2 1 (2.63%) OAuth
2 1 (2.63%) OpenID
2 1 (2.63%) SailPoint
2 1 (2.63%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.63%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.63%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Unix
2 1 (2.63%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (36.84%) CRM
3 13 (34.21%) Data Management
4 6 (15.79%) Project Management
4 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.16%) Change Management
6 4 (10.53%) Programme Management
6 4 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (7.89%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (7.89%) ITIL
7 3 (7.89%) Performance Management
7 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
7 3 (7.89%) Visualisation
7 3 (7.89%) Wireframes
8 2 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (5.26%) Front End Development
8 2 (5.26%) People Management
8 2 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (5.26%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) Java
1 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
1 2 (5.26%) Korn
2 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) CISSP
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) CCDP
2 1 (2.63%) CCIE
2 1 (2.63%) CCNP
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.63%) CISM
2 1 (2.63%) IISP
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB
2 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) PMO
2 3 (7.89%) QA
3 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.63%) GPG13
4 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Nagios
1 2 (5.26%) Netcool
1 2 (5.26%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 2 (5.26%) SCOM
1 2 (5.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 15 (39.47%) SAP
3 3 (7.89%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (7.89%) ServiceNow
3 3 (7.89%) Tableau
3 3 (7.89%) TIBCO
4 2 (5.26%) Northgate
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle
4 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.63%) Adobe
5 1 (2.63%) CA
5 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco
5 1 (2.63%) Computacenter
5 1 (2.63%) EMC
5 1 (2.63%) IBM
5 1 (2.63%) Juniper
5 1 (2.63%) Qualys
5 1 (2.63%) Sourcefire
5 1 (2.63%) VMware
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