The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 94 83 93
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Permanent jobs citing GIS 3 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.24% 0.64% 0.089%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 1.93% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 1
Average salary £43,750 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% +3.17%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.46% +8.00%
GIS
Wales

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

Miscellaneous Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
398 363 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 31.56% 33.33% 38.08%
Number of salaries quoted 340 329 377
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,250 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

GIS
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

GIS Salary Trend in South Wales

GIS
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Cardiff -15 2 £47,500 +46.15% 9
GIS
Wales

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Dell
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) Terminal Services
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) CGI
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 3 (42.86%) ITSM
2 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) XenApp
2 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
2 3 (42.86%) Lync
2 3 (42.86%) Office 365
2 3 (42.86%) Computacenter
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Business Development
2 3 (42.86%) SCCM
3 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 2 (28.57%) WPF
3 2 (28.57%) Release Management
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Multicast

GIS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (42.86%) Lync
2 1 (14.29%) ArcGIS
2 1 (14.29%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
1 2 (28.57%) Multicast
General
1 2 (28.57%) Games
1 2 (28.57%) Military
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Solutions Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C++ Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) C++/C# Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C++ Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) CGI
2 2 (28.57%) DirectX
2 2 (28.57%) WCF
2 2 (28.57%) WPF
2 2 (28.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITSM
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (42.86%) Business Development
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) Release Management
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Terminal Services
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (42.86%) XenApp
1 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Dell
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Computacenter
3 2 (28.57%) ESRI
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £45,000 to £50,000 12 Months Fixed term contract
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £400 to £450 a day
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £400 to £450 a day
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 (12 months fixed term contract)
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: 35000 to 45000
Posted: 12 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago