The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank - 47 55
Permanent jobs citing GIS 0 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff - 1.02% 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 4.88% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 3
Average salary - £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,896
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.52%
GIS
South Wales

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
186 82 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.97% 20.87% 33.48%
Number of salaries quoted 177 69 113
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

GIS Salary Trend in Cardiff

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 8 (88.89%) Computer Science
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 6 (66.67%) C++
3 6 (66.67%) Degree
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (44.44%) TDD
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
5 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
5 4 (44.44%) Physics
5 4 (44.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 4 (44.44%) Cartography
5 4 (44.44%) STL
5 4 (44.44%) VC++
6 2 (22.22%) C#
6 2 (22.22%) Python
6 2 (22.22%) HP
6 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 2 (22.22%) IBM
6 2 (22.22%) ArcGIS
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
6 2 (22.22%) Web Services
6 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
6 2 (22.22%) SOAP
6 2 (22.22%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
6 2 (22.22%) REST
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement

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Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 (22.22%) ArcGIS
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Software Developer
3 4 (44.44%) C++ Developer
3 4 (44.44%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
5 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 4 (44.44%) STL
2 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) SOAP
2 2 (22.22%) REST
2 2 (22.22%) WPF
2 2 (22.22%) Spring
2 2 (22.22%) JSF
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Computer Science
2 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
2 4 (44.44%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Cartography
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Release Management
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) OOP
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (44.44%) VC++
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle