The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS 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 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 62 67 69
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing GIS 2 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.40% 0.49% 1.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.18% 1.40% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 10
Average salary £47,500 £20,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+137.50% -50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £20,000 £38,428
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £20,000 £40,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,896
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.52%
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 Somerset region.

Miscellaneous Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
170 214 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 33.86% 35.20% 47.62%
Number of salaries quoted 153 172 309
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 Miscellaneous 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 30 January 2015. 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
Bath -1 1 £50,000 +150.00%
Taunton - 1 £45,000 -
GIS
South West

GIS
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 10 (90.91%) Java
1 10 (90.91%) MySQL
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
1 10 (90.91%) Python
1 10 (90.91%) OOD
1 10 (90.91%) PostgreSQL
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (90.91%) TDD
1 10 (90.91%) Django
1 10 (90.91%) jQuery
1 10 (90.91%) Git (software)
1 10 (90.91%) nginx
1 10 (90.91%) Apple iOS
1 10 (90.91%) AngularJS
1 10 (90.91%) Gunicorn
1 10 (90.91%) Leaflet
1 10 (90.91%) TypeScript
1 10 (90.91%) Flask
1 10 (90.91%) Dart
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) .NET

GIS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 10 (90.91%) nginx
1 10 (90.91%) Gunicorn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) MySQL
1 10 (90.91%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Senior Software Developer
1 10 (90.91%) Python Developer
1 10 (90.91%) Senior Python Developer
1 10 (90.91%) Software Developer
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
1 10 (90.91%) Senior Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (9.09%) Designer
2 1 (9.09%) Software Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Software Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) Django
1 10 (90.91%) jQuery
1 10 (90.91%) AngularJS
1 10 (90.91%) Leaflet
1 10 (90.91%) Flask
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
1 10 (90.91%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) OOD
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (90.91%) TDD
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Java
1 10 (90.91%) Python
1 10 (90.91%) TypeScript
1 10 (90.91%) Dart
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft