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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 118 125 117
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Permanent jobs citing GIS 8 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.42% 0.17% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.25% 0.38% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 6
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
641 784 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 33.32% 44.93% 35.78%
Number of salaries quoted 500 623 505
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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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

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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

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Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIS across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

GIS Salary Histogram in Bristol

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 6 (54.55%) ESRI
1 6 (54.55%) Open Source
2 4 (36.36%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (36.36%) MIMO
2 4 (36.36%) LTE
2 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 4 (36.36%) HSDPA
2 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Mapinfo
4 2 (18.18%) PostGIS
4 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 2 (18.18%) Use Case
4 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Spatial
4 2 (18.18%) Advertising
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) UML
4 2 (18.18%) RAD
4 2 (18.18%) Postgraduate
4 2 (18.18%) RUP
4 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) C#

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Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 2 (18.18%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) ArcGIS
2 1 (9.09%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Radio Access Network
1 4 (36.36%) MIMO
1 4 (36.36%) LTE
1 4 (36.36%) HSDPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 1 (9.09%) Maven
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Advertising
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Designer
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
1 4 (36.36%) Technical Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) GIS Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Senior GIS Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) jQuery
2 2 (18.18%) PostGIS
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) XSLT
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) Ajax
3 1 (9.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Open Source
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) NLPG
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Use Case
2 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) UML
2 2 (18.18%) RAD
2 2 (18.18%) RUP
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) Business Development
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
1 2 (18.18%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) Uniface
2 1 (9.09%) VB
2 1 (9.09%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Postgraduate
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) ESRI
2 3 (27.27%) Mapinfo
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft