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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 80 - 88
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GIS 9 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.82% - 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.59% - 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 1
Average salary £35,000 - £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
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
347 375 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 31.55% 30.44% 35.25%
Number of salaries quoted 269 332 305
Average salary £35,000 £35,065 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.18% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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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

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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

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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 24 October 2014. 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 - 9 £35,000 -
GIS
Wales

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 12 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
3 10 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 10 (71.43%) C++
3 10 (71.43%) Degree
4 6 (42.86%) WPF
4 6 (42.86%) Visual Studio
4 6 (42.86%) C#
4 6 (42.86%) Python
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) TDD
6 4 (28.57%) Mathematics
6 4 (28.57%) Physics
6 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 4 (28.57%) Scrum
6 4 (28.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 4 (28.57%) Cartography
6 4 (28.57%) VC++
6 4 (28.57%) STL
7 3 (21.43%) Finance
8 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
8 2 (14.29%) Spring
8 2 (14.29%) JSF
8 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (14.29%) DevOps
8 2 (14.29%) REST
8 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (14.29%) Release Management
8 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 2 (14.29%) ArcGIS
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (71.43%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) Software Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C++ Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) WPF
2 4 (28.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (28.57%) STL
3 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 2 (14.29%) Spring
3 2 (14.29%) JSF
3 2 (14.29%) SOAP
3 2 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) XML
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 4 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 4 (28.57%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) TDD
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Cartography
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Release Management
3 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) OOP
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITSM
4 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C++
2 6 (42.86%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) Python
3 4 (28.57%) VC++
4 2 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago