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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 54 59 49
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Permanent jobs citing GIS 5 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.81% 0.81% 1.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.01% 2.92% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 3
Average salary £35,000 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.15% +3.12%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
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
166 137 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.99% 27.62% 31.78%
Number of salaries quoted 157 115 117
Average salary £35,000 £40,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,984 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,298 £59,750
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 19 December 2014, 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 12 (92.31%) Computer Science
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
3 10 (76.92%) MS Excel
3 10 (76.92%) C++
3 10 (76.92%) Degree
4 6 (46.15%) Python
4 6 (46.15%) WPF
4 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
4 6 (46.15%) C#
5 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (30.77%) TDD
6 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
6 4 (30.77%) VC++
6 4 (30.77%) Cartography
6 4 (30.77%) Scrum
6 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
6 4 (30.77%) Physics
6 4 (30.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 4 (30.77%) STL
7 2 (15.38%) Web Services
7 2 (15.38%) SOAP
7 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
7 2 (15.38%) Spring
7 2 (15.38%) JSF
7 2 (15.38%) REST
7 2 (15.38%) Finance
7 2 (15.38%) ArcGIS
7 2 (15.38%) IBM

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Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (15.38%) ArcGIS
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (76.92%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (76.92%) Software Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C++ Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) WPF
2 4 (30.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (30.77%) STL
3 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
3 2 (15.38%) Spring
3 2 (15.38%) JSF
3 2 (15.38%) SOAP
3 2 (15.38%) REST
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (92.31%) Computer Science
2 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
2 4 (30.77%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) TDD
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
2 4 (30.77%) Cartography
2 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Release Management
3 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) OOP
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C++
2 6 (46.15%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) Python
3 4 (30.77%) VC++
4 2 (15.38%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle