The table below looks at the statistics for PostGIS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PostGIS over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostGIS
Rank 121 119 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing PostGIS 4 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.20% 0.25% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.58% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 0
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £38,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+8.55% -36.66%
PostGIS
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
882 865 1013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 43.19% 43.58% 55.91%
Number of salaries quoted 780 761 939
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

PostGIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PostGIS across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

PostGIS Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

PostGIS
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

PostGIS Salary Trend in Bristol

PostGIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing PostGIS 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 PostGIS.

1 5 (100.00%) GIS
1 5 (100.00%) ESRI
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) Open Source
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) RUP
2 4 (80.00%) Mapinfo
2 4 (80.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) ArcSDE
3 3 (60.00%) Data Management
3 3 (60.00%) JSF
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (60.00%) JBoss
3 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (60.00%) DSDM
3 3 (60.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) HTTP
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) Perl
3 3 (60.00%) PHP
3 3 (60.00%) .NET

PostGIS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing PostGIS 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 PostGIS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (60.00%) JBoss
1 3 (60.00%) Apache
1 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 3 (60.00%) ArcGIS
1 3 (60.00%) ArcSDE
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (60.00%) nginx
1 3 (60.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) GIS Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) CSS3
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) JSP
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) XSLT
2 3 (60.00%) JSF
2 3 (60.00%) Ajax
2 3 (60.00%) Java EE
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) GIS
2 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (80.00%) Open Source
3 3 (60.00%) User Experience
3 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) RUP
2 3 (60.00%) DSDM
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Data Management
2 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Use Case
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) RAD
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
1 3 (60.00%) PHP
1 3 (60.00%) Python
1 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) ESRI
2 4 (80.00%) Mapinfo
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle