The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 244 227 183
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -44
Permanent jobs citing GIS 6 23 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.11% 0.39% 0.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.36% 1.32% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 51
Median salary £58,750 £38,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+54.60% -15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £21,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £51,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
GIS
England

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 South West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1660 1745 1982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.75% 29.44% 32.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1410 1515 1705
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,875 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing GIS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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Salary Trend in the South West

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

GIS Salary Trend in the South West

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Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIS across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

GIS Salary Histogram in the South West

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Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -4 3 - -
Bristol -1 1 £77,500 +181.81%
Somerset -3 1 £40,000 -
GIS
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing GIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for GIS.

1 9 (50.00%) ESRI
2 6 (33.33%) ArcGIS
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Java
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) Web Services
4 4 (22.22%) XML
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 4 (22.22%) JUnit
4 4 (22.22%) .NET
4 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
4 4 (22.22%) TDD
4 4 (22.22%) Spring
4 4 (22.22%) Maven
4 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 4 (22.22%) Refactoring
4 4 (22.22%) QA
4 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (22.22%) Process Improvement
4 4 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Analytics
4 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
5 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) Degree
5 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Web Development
5 3 (16.67%) Banking
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (33.33%) ArcGIS
2 1 (5.56%) Gunicorn
2 1 (5.56%) nginx
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DHCP
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.56%) FTP
1 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) SMTP
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) VPN
1 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
1 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) MS Access
2 2 (11.11%) Spatial Data
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) JUnit
1 4 (22.22%) Maven
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (16.67%) Banking
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Back Office
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Java Web Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.11%) GIS Graduate
4 2 (11.11%) Graduate
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Development Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) GIS Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) GIS Support
5 1 (5.56%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Information Security Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Web Services
2 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) Spring
2 4 (22.22%) XML
3 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 3 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.56%) Django
4 1 (5.56%) Flask
4 1 (5.56%) jQuery
4 1 (5.56%) Leaflet
4 1 (5.56%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.11%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
2 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Analytics
2 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (22.22%) Functional Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Process Improvement
2 4 (22.22%) Refactoring
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 4 (22.22%) TDD
2 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 3 (16.67%) BPR
3 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Web Development
3 3 (16.67%) Workflow
4 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 2 (11.11%) Data Management
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security
4 2 (11.11%) MODAF
4 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Java
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 2 (11.11%) VBA
4 1 (5.56%) Dart
4 1 (5.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) CISA
2 2 (11.11%) CISM
2 2 (11.11%) CISSP
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) CEH
3 1 (5.56%) GIAC
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) Data Quality
3 1 (5.56%) COBIT
3 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) ESRI
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Google