The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 132 115 117
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Permanent jobs citing GIS 4 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.21% 0.79% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 2.12% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 3
Average salary £35,000 £39,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.94% -6.47%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
GIS
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
875 660 668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 46.22% 37.33% 42.66%
Number of salaries quoted 755 514 575
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £51,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GIS across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

GIS
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GIS across the Bristol region.

GIS Salary Trend in Bristol

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing GIS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GIS.

1 11 (61.11%) Java
1 11 (61.11%) .NET
1 11 (61.11%) ESRI
1 11 (61.11%) ArcGIS
2 10 (55.56%) Open Source
3 9 (50.00%) Degree
4 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 8 (44.44%) Java EE
4 8 (44.44%) Oracle
4 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 8 (44.44%) HTML
5 7 (38.89%) Mapinfo
5 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 7 (38.89%) HTML5
5 7 (38.89%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (38.89%) jQuery
5 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
5 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
6 6 (33.33%) WebSphere
6 6 (33.33%) Advertising
6 6 (33.33%) WebLogic
6 6 (33.33%) CSS
6 6 (33.33%) XML
6 6 (33.33%) Windows
6 6 (33.33%) Linux
7 5 (27.78%) HTTP
7 5 (27.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
7 5 (27.78%) XSLT
7 5 (27.78%) JBoss

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Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing GIS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GIS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (61.11%) ArcGIS
2 6 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 6 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 5 (27.78%) JBoss
3 5 (27.78%) Apache
3 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 5 (27.78%) nginx
3 5 (27.78%) ArcSDE
3 5 (27.78%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (27.78%) Node.js
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Spatial
4 2 (11.11%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (38.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) GIS Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Graduate
6 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Maximo Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) .NET
2 8 (44.44%) Java EE
2 8 (44.44%) HTML
3 7 (38.89%) jQuery
3 7 (38.89%) HTML5
4 6 (33.33%) CSS
4 6 (33.33%) XML
5 5 (27.78%) XSLT
5 5 (27.78%) JSP
5 5 (27.78%) SOAP
5 5 (27.78%) Web Services
5 5 (27.78%) Dojo
5 5 (27.78%) JSON
5 5 (27.78%) JSF
5 5 (27.78%) Ajax
5 5 (27.78%) RESTful
5 5 (27.78%) CSS3
5 5 (27.78%) PostGIS
6 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 2 (11.11%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Mathematics
1 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
1 5 (27.78%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
2 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (5.56%) AIX
2 1 (5.56%) HPUX
2 1 (5.56%) Solaris
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Open Source
2 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 5 (27.78%) Integration Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (27.78%) RUP
3 5 (27.78%) DSDM
3 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
3 5 (27.78%) Scrum
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) TDD
3 5 (27.78%) Data Management
4 2 (11.11%) Service Management
4 2 (11.11%) ITSM
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) OO
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Business Development
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) Perl
3 5 (27.78%) PHP
3 5 (27.78%) Python
3 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
4 3 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (11.11%) VBA
6 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Terminal Services
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.11%) XenApp
1 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) MetaFrame
2 1 (5.56%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) ESRI
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle
3 7 (38.89%) Mapinfo
4 3 (16.67%) Citrix
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) VMware
5 2 (11.11%) Computacenter
5 2 (11.11%) Dell
6 1 (5.56%) Sun
6 1 (5.56%) IBM
6 1 (5.56%) BEA
6 1 (5.56%) Actuate
6 1 (5.56%) webMethods