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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 199 180 206
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +26
Permanent jobs citing GIS 37 46 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.64% 0.78% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.92% 1.90% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 31 38 6
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +33.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,600 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +26.76%
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
1932 2426 2070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.31% 41.36% 39.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1525 1962 1742
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Bristol -14 12 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Wiltshire +1 10 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Gloucestershire -7 8 £50,000 +35.13%
Devon -10 2 £47,500 +43.82%
Somerset +11 1 £24,000 -46.66%
GIS
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 31 (50.00%) ESRI
2 29 (46.77%) Security Cleared
3 28 (45.16%) .NET
4 25 (40.32%) SC Cleared
5 21 (33.87%) ArcGIS
6 20 (32.26%) SQL Server
7 19 (30.65%) C#
8 18 (29.03%) Open Source
9 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
10 15 (24.19%) Web Services
11 14 (22.58%) SQL
11 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (22.58%) Software Engineering
12 12 (19.35%) Data Management
12 12 (19.35%) Java
12 12 (19.35%) JavaScript
13 11 (17.74%) C++
13 11 (17.74%) ITIL
13 11 (17.74%) Windows
13 11 (17.74%) MS Office
14 10 (16.13%) ASP.NET
14 10 (16.13%) VB
14 10 (16.13%) Java EE
14 10 (16.13%) Degree
14 10 (16.13%) WPF
14 10 (16.13%) MVVM
14 10 (16.13%) RabbitMQ
15 9 (14.52%) Project Management
16 8 (12.90%) Scrum
16 8 (12.90%) Advertising

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (33.87%) ArcGIS
2 6 (9.68%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.06%) WebLogic
3 5 (8.06%) ArcSDE
4 4 (6.45%) JBoss
4 4 (6.45%) Apache
4 4 (6.45%) Tomcat
4 4 (6.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (6.45%) Node.js
4 4 (6.45%) nginx
4 4 (6.45%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.84%) Lync
5 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (4.84%) IIS
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 11 (17.74%) MS Office
2 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Maximo
2 2 (3.23%) Summit
3 1 (1.61%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.61%) Aareon QL
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) HSDPA
1 4 (6.45%) HTTP
1 4 (6.45%) Radio Access Network
1 4 (6.45%) MIMO
1 4 (6.45%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (8.06%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (12.90%) Advertising
2 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.45%) Aerospace
2 4 (6.45%) Military
3 3 (4.84%) Finance
4 1 (1.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (46.77%) Developer
2 16 (25.81%) Architect
3 11 (17.74%) GIS Developer
4 9 (14.52%) C# Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (9.68%) Technical Architect
6 6 (9.68%) C++ Developer
6 6 (9.68%) C++/C# Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Designer
7 5 (8.06%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.84%) .NET Programmer
9 3 (4.84%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (4.84%) SharePoint Architect
9 3 (4.84%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.84%) Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Junior
9 3 (4.84%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (45.16%) .NET
2 15 (24.19%) Web Services
3 10 (16.13%) ASP.NET
3 10 (16.13%) Java EE
3 10 (16.13%) WPF
3 10 (16.13%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (12.90%) HTML
4 8 (12.90%) .NET Framework
5 7 (11.29%) Ajax
5 7 (11.29%) CSS
6 6 (9.68%) jQuery
7 5 (8.06%) HTML5
7 5 (8.06%) PostGIS
8 4 (6.45%) JSF
8 4 (6.45%) XML
8 4 (6.45%) XSLT
8 4 (6.45%) JSP
8 4 (6.45%) SOAP
8 4 (6.45%) CSS3
8 4 (6.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.03%) Open Source
2 7 (11.29%) User Experience
3 6 (9.68%) Mathematics
4 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.84%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.23%) Data Integration
6 2 (3.23%) Photography
7 1 (1.61%) CMDB
7 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.74%) Windows
2 5 (8.06%) Linux
3 3 (4.84%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (22.58%) Software Engineering
2 12 (19.35%) Data Management
3 11 (17.74%) ITIL
4 10 (16.13%) MVVM
5 9 (14.52%) Project Management
6 8 (12.90%) Scrum
7 7 (11.29%) Integration Testing
7 7 (11.29%) Configuration Management
7 7 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (11.29%) Service Management
8 6 (9.68%) Business Development
9 5 (8.06%) SOA
9 5 (8.06%) Service Delivery
9 5 (8.06%) Change Management
10 4 (6.45%) ITSM
10 4 (6.45%) Risk Management
10 4 (6.45%) Migration
10 4 (6.45%) Process Management
10 4 (6.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (30.65%) C#
2 14 (22.58%) SQL
3 12 (19.35%) Java
3 12 (19.35%) JavaScript
4 11 (17.74%) C++
5 10 (16.13%) VB
6 6 (9.68%) Python
6 6 (9.68%) C
7 5 (8.06%) Bash Shell
8 4 (6.45%) T-SQL
8 4 (6.45%) Perl
8 4 (6.45%) PHP
9 3 (4.84%) Apple Swift
9 3 (4.84%) Objective-C
10 2 (3.23%) VBA
11 1 (1.61%) C-shell
11 1 (1.61%) R
Qualifications
1 29 (46.77%) Security Cleared
2 25 (40.32%) SC Cleared
3 10 (16.13%) Degree
4 5 (8.06%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) APMP
5 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.84%) XenApp
1 3 (4.84%) XenDesktop
1 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.84%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (50.00%) ESRI
2 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.29%) Mapinfo
4 6 (9.68%) Oracle
5 3 (4.84%) Dell
5 3 (4.84%) Citrix
5 3 (4.84%) VMware
5 3 (4.84%) Computacenter
6 1 (1.61%) Aareon
6 1 (1.61%) Business Objects
Salisbury, Wiltshire
ISL (Incite Solutions Ltd)
Salary: benefits
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Salisbury, Wiltshire
ISL (Incite Solutions Ltd)
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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