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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 78 97 82
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -15
Permanent jobs citing GIS 8 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.74% 0.084% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.54% 0.27% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 1
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -53.33%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
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
315 370 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 29.28% 31.22% 32.16%
Number of salaries quoted 264 325 255
Average salary £35,000 £35,783 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.18% -3.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £24,800 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £47,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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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 22 September 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 +2 8 £32,500 +3.17% 2
GIS
Wales

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (58.33%) C++
2 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
3 6 (50.00%) WPF
3 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) Python
4 4 (33.33%) ITSM
4 4 (33.33%) Service Management
5 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Network Management
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Smartphone
7 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
7 1 (8.33%) Physics
7 1 (8.33%) Cartography
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
7 1 (8.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (8.33%) HTML5
7 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 1 (8.33%) TDD
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering

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Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Software Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Service Design Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
5 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
5 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
5 1 (8.33%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (8.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) STL
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Smartphone
3 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (8.33%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITSM
1 4 (33.33%) Service Management
2 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) Network Management
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Cartography
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C++
2 6 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) VC++
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago