The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 65 64 69
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs citing GIS 5 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.82% 0.20% 0.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.15% 0.56% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 3
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +125.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.32%
GIS
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
233 178 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 38.01% 35.74% 42.38%
Number of salaries quoted 208 167 225
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £42,350
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GIS across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

GIS
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

GIS Salary Trend in Somerset

GIS
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton -10 3 £47,500 +5.55%
Bath - 1 £40,000 -
GIS
South West

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 5 (83.33%) Manufacturing
2 4 (66.67%) CMS
2 4 (66.67%) SOA
2 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) UML
2 4 (66.67%) Workflow
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 4 (66.67%) Content Management
2 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (66.67%) ArchiMate
2 4 (66.67%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Business Development
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Remote Sensing
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) ESRI
3 1 (16.67%) ArcGIS
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics

GIS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 4 (66.67%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (83.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Business Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) GIS Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Sales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) Remote Sensing
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) ArchiMate
1 4 (66.67%) Content Management
1 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (66.67%) Event-Driven Architecture
1 4 (66.67%) SOA
1 4 (66.67%) TOGAF
1 4 (66.67%) UML
1 4 (66.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Business Development
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) ESRI
1 1 (16.67%) SAP