The 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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 211 200 205
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Permanent jobs citing GIS 27 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.46% 0.29% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.42% 0.77% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 15
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
GIS
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1904 1947 2026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.63% 38.24% 38.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1528 1587 1699
Average salary £37,500 £36,700 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% -0.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 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
Wiltshire +21 11 £36,250 +27.19%
Bristol -2 9 £55,000 +44.73% 3
Somerset +1 1 £45,000 +125.00% 2
Devon - 1 £29,500 -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 32 (53.33%) ESRI
2 26 (43.33%) Security Cleared
3 22 (36.67%) Python
4 21 (35.00%) ArcGIS
5 20 (33.33%) Open Source
6 19 (31.67%) SC Cleared
7 16 (26.67%) C#
8 14 (23.33%) .NET
9 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (20.00%) jQuery
10 11 (18.33%) Data Management
10 11 (18.33%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (15.00%) DV Cleared
11 9 (15.00%) Apple iOS
12 8 (13.33%) Web Services
12 8 (13.33%) SQL
13 7 (11.67%) VB
13 7 (11.67%) C++
13 7 (11.67%) RDBMS
13 7 (11.67%) Linux
13 7 (11.67%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (11.67%) MVVM
13 7 (11.67%) WPF
13 7 (11.67%) Degree
13 7 (11.67%) Relational Database
14 6 (10.00%) Flask
14 6 (10.00%) TypeScript
14 6 (10.00%) PostGIS
14 6 (10.00%) AngularJS
14 6 (10.00%) Gunicorn

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 21 (35.00%) ArcGIS
2 6 (10.00%) nginx
2 6 (10.00%) Gunicorn
3 1 (1.67%) ArcSDE
3 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Office
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) HSDPA
1 4 (6.67%) MIMO
1 4 (6.67%) LTE
1 4 (6.67%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.33%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (11.67%) RDBMS
2 7 (11.67%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.00%) MySQL
4 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (8.33%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.00%) Military
3 3 (5.00%) Aerospace
3 3 (5.00%) Advertising
4 1 (1.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (35.00%) Consultant
2 18 (30.00%) Developer
3 17 (28.33%) GIS Consultant
4 13 (21.67%) Architect
5 10 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 10 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 9 (15.00%) Technical Architect
6 9 (15.00%) Senior Software Developer
7 8 (13.33%) Technical Consultant
8 6 (10.00%) Python Developer
8 6 (10.00%) Senior Python Developer
8 6 (10.00%) C# Developer
9 5 (8.33%) Designer
10 3 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (5.00%) C++/C# Developer
10 3 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
10 3 (5.00%) C++ Developer
11 2 (3.33%) Administrator
11 2 (3.33%) DBA
11 2 (3.33%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.33%) .NET
2 12 (20.00%) jQuery
3 8 (13.33%) Web Services
4 7 (11.67%) WPF
4 7 (11.67%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (10.00%) PostGIS
5 6 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 6 (10.00%) Leaflet
5 6 (10.00%) Flask
5 6 (10.00%) Django
6 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET
7 3 (5.00%) Xamarin.iOS
8 1 (1.67%) Apache Flex
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.33%) Open Source
2 4 (6.67%) User Experience
3 3 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) Replication
4 1 (1.67%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (11.67%) Linux
3 4 (6.67%) Windows
4 1 (1.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (18.33%) Data Management
3 7 (11.67%) MVVM
4 6 (10.00%) Web Development
4 6 (10.00%) TDD
4 6 (10.00%) OOD
5 5 (8.33%) UML
5 5 (8.33%) Change Management
5 5 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 4 (6.67%) Process Management
6 4 (6.67%) Project Management
7 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (5.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (5.00%) iOS Development
8 2 (3.33%) Business Development
8 2 (3.33%) Use Case
8 2 (3.33%) Software Testing
8 2 (3.33%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.33%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.67%) Python
2 16 (26.67%) C#
3 8 (13.33%) SQL
4 7 (11.67%) VB
4 7 (11.67%) C++
5 6 (10.00%) Java
5 6 (10.00%) TypeScript
5 6 (10.00%) Dart
6 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.00%) C
7 3 (5.00%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.67%) C-shell
8 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.67%) R
8 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (43.33%) Security Cleared
2 19 (31.67%) SC Cleared
3 9 (15.00%) DV Cleared
4 7 (11.67%) Degree
5 2 (3.33%) Postgraduate
5 2 (3.33%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 32 (53.33%) ESRI
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) Mapinfo
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle
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