The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 178 204 189
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -15
Permanent jobs citing GIS 44 8 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.73% 0.15% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.56% 0.50% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 30 7 25
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £36,500 £39,125
% change year-on-year
+16.43% -6.70%
Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1720 1604 1556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 28.38% 30.67% 28.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1368 1342 1321
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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England

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Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GIS across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous 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 23 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Bristol +12 26 £42,500 - 1
Gloucestershire +3 5 £40,500 -1.21% 1
Devon - 4 £35,264 -
Somerset - 3 £45,000 - 1
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 40 (50.63%) ESRI
2 39 (49.37%) Security Cleared
3 35 (44.30%) Open Source
4 30 (37.97%) jQuery
5 29 (36.71%) SC Cleared
6 26 (32.91%) UML
7 24 (30.38%) Java
7 24 (30.38%) JavaScript
8 21 (26.58%) Business Analysis
9 20 (25.32%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (24.05%) C#
10 19 (24.05%) .NET
10 19 (24.05%) Degree
11 18 (22.78%) Oracle
12 17 (21.52%) Python
13 16 (20.25%) ArcGIS
14 15 (18.99%) TDD
14 15 (18.99%) Apple iOS
15 14 (17.72%) HTML
15 14 (17.72%) PostGIS
16 11 (13.92%) Spring
16 11 (13.92%) JSON
16 11 (13.92%) Computer Science
16 11 (13.92%) SQL
17 10 (12.66%) J2EE
17 10 (12.66%) ASP.NET
17 10 (12.66%) Hibernate
17 10 (12.66%) Web Development
17 10 (12.66%) Software Engineering
17 10 (12.66%) REST

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 16 (20.25%) ArcGIS
2 6 (7.59%) nginx
2 6 (7.59%) Gunicorn
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle Spatial
3 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.27%) SAS
5 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) Intranet
1 2 (2.53%) Internet
1 2 (2.53%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.32%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (7.59%) MySQL
3 5 (6.33%) RDBMS
3 5 (6.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.80%) Maven
3 1 (1.27%) JUnit
3 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (11.39%) Electronics
2 6 (7.59%) Advertising
3 1 (1.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (37.97%) Architect
2 29 (36.71%) Developer
3 27 (34.18%) Technical Architect
4 17 (21.52%) Consultant
5 16 (20.25%) GIS Consultant
6 15 (18.99%) Senior Developer
7 10 (12.66%) GIS Developer
8 9 (11.39%) Java Developer
9 8 (10.13%) Software Developer
9 8 (10.13%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (7.59%) Python Developer
10 6 (7.59%) Senior Python Developer
10 6 (7.59%) Senior Software Developer
10 6 (7.59%) Analyst
11 4 (5.06%) .NET Developer
12 3 (3.80%) Support Analyst
13 2 (2.53%) Applications Support
13 2 (2.53%) Technical Consultant
13 2 (2.53%) Business Analyst
13 2 (2.53%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (37.97%) jQuery
2 19 (24.05%) .NET
3 14 (17.72%) HTML
3 14 (17.72%) PostGIS
4 11 (13.92%) Spring
4 11 (13.92%) JSON
5 10 (12.66%) J2EE
5 10 (12.66%) ASP.NET
5 10 (12.66%) REST
5 10 (12.66%) Hibernate
6 9 (11.39%) HTML5
6 9 (11.39%) Middleware
7 6 (7.59%) Apache Flex
7 6 (7.59%) Leaflet
7 6 (7.59%) Flask
7 6 (7.59%) Django
7 6 (7.59%) AngularJS
8 5 (6.33%) Ajax
8 5 (6.33%) CSS
9 4 (5.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (44.30%) Open Source
2 11 (13.92%) Computer Science
3 9 (11.39%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.33%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.53%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.99%) Apple iOS
2 9 (11.39%) Linux
2 9 (11.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.91%) UML
2 21 (26.58%) Business Analysis
3 15 (18.99%) TDD
4 10 (12.66%) Software Engineering
4 10 (12.66%) Web Development
4 10 (12.66%) Unit Testing
5 9 (11.39%) Mobile Application Development
5 9 (11.39%) Android Development
5 9 (11.39%) iOS Development
6 7 (8.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 7 (8.86%) Waterfall
6 7 (8.86%) Business Development
6 7 (8.86%) OOD
7 4 (5.06%) Data Management
8 3 (3.80%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (2.53%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.53%) Network Design
9 2 (2.53%) ITSM
9 2 (2.53%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (1.27%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.38%) Java
1 24 (30.38%) JavaScript
2 19 (24.05%) C#
3 17 (21.52%) Python
4 11 (13.92%) SQL
5 9 (11.39%) C++
5 9 (11.39%) PHP
6 6 (7.59%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (49.37%) Security Cleared
2 29 (36.71%) SC Cleared
3 19 (24.05%) Degree
4 8 (10.13%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.53%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.27%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.27%) QA
Vendors
1 40 (50.63%) ESRI
2 18 (22.78%) Oracle
3 4 (5.06%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.53%) Mapinfo
4 2 (2.53%) JBoss
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