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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 211 198 216
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +18
Permanent jobs citing GIS 28 39 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.46% 0.67% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.35% 1.64% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 24 33 7
Average salary £43,750 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,800 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,624 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-0.29% +20.06%
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
2079 2384 2144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 34.24% 41.13% 39.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1601 1918 1811
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 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 1 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 1 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
Wiltshire +5 10 £35,000 +16.66%
Bristol -8 10 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Gloucestershire -19 5 £50,000 +35.13% 2
GIS
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 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 (54.39%) ESRI
2 25 (43.86%) Security Cleared
3 23 (40.35%) SC Cleared
4 19 (33.33%) .NET
5 18 (31.58%) ArcGIS
5 18 (31.58%) Open Source
6 17 (29.82%) C#
7 14 (24.56%) Web Services
8 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
8 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (19.30%) Software Engineering
9 11 (19.30%) SQL
9 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
10 10 (17.54%) Python
10 10 (17.54%) C++
10 10 (17.54%) VB
10 10 (17.54%) WPF
10 10 (17.54%) MVVM
10 10 (17.54%) RabbitMQ
11 9 (15.79%) MS Office
12 8 (14.04%) Data Management
12 8 (14.04%) Java
13 7 (12.28%) ITIL
13 7 (12.28%) Windows
13 7 (12.28%) Java EE
13 7 (12.28%) Advertising
13 7 (12.28%) jQuery
14 6 (10.53%) PostGIS
14 6 (10.53%) User Experience
14 6 (10.53%) PostgreSQL

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 18 (31.58%) ArcGIS
2 4 (7.02%) nginx
2 4 (7.02%) ArcSDE
2 4 (7.02%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.26%) Apache
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.26%) JBoss
3 3 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.26%) Lync
3 3 (5.26%) Node.js
4 2 (3.51%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.75%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) MS Office
2 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) MIMO
1 4 (7.02%) LTE
1 4 (7.02%) Radio Access Network
1 4 (7.02%) HSDPA
2 3 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.75%) MySQL
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (12.28%) Advertising
2 5 (8.77%) Finance
3 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.26%) Military
4 3 (5.26%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (42.11%) Developer
2 15 (26.32%) Architect
3 9 (15.79%) C# Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Technical Architect
5 7 (12.28%) GIS Developer
6 6 (10.53%) C++/C# Developer
6 6 (10.53%) C++ Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Software Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Consultant
7 5 (8.77%) Senior Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Designer
8 4 (7.02%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (7.02%) GIS Consultant
8 4 (7.02%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (5.26%) Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (3.51%) .NET Programmer
10 2 (3.51%) GIS Analyst
10 2 (3.51%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.33%) .NET
2 14 (24.56%) Web Services
3 10 (17.54%) WPF
3 10 (17.54%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (12.28%) Java EE
4 7 (12.28%) jQuery
5 6 (10.53%) PostGIS
5 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.26%) CGI
6 3 (5.26%) HTML
6 3 (5.26%) CSS
6 3 (5.26%) JSP
6 3 (5.26%) SOAP
6 3 (5.26%) XML
6 3 (5.26%) XSLT
6 3 (5.26%) JSF
6 3 (5.26%) JSON
6 3 (5.26%) Ajax
6 3 (5.26%) HTML5
6 3 (5.26%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.58%) Open Source
2 6 (10.53%) User Experience
3 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.02%) Mathematics
5 3 (5.26%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.75%) Replication
6 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Windows
2 5 (8.77%) Linux
3 4 (7.02%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (19.30%) Software Engineering
3 10 (17.54%) MVVM
4 8 (14.04%) Data Management
5 7 (12.28%) ITIL
6 5 (8.77%) Configuration Management
6 5 (8.77%) Project Management
6 5 (8.77%) Scrum
6 5 (8.77%) Change Management
6 5 (8.77%) Integration Testing
7 4 (7.02%) Business Development
7 4 (7.02%) TDD
7 4 (7.02%) Service Management
7 4 (7.02%) Process Management
7 4 (7.02%) Migration
7 4 (7.02%) RUP
8 3 (5.26%) DSDM
8 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.26%) ITSM
8 3 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.82%) C#
2 11 (19.30%) SQL
3 10 (17.54%) Python
3 10 (17.54%) C++
3 10 (17.54%) VB
4 8 (14.04%) Java
5 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.53%) C
6 4 (7.02%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.26%) Perl
7 3 (5.26%) PHP
7 3 (5.26%) Objective-C
7 3 (5.26%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.75%) R
8 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.75%) Dart
8 1 (1.75%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 25 (43.86%) Security Cleared
2 23 (40.35%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.77%) Degree
4 3 (5.26%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.75%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.75%) APMP
5 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Terminal Services
1 3 (5.26%) XenApp
1 3 (5.26%) XenDesktop
1 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (54.39%) ESRI
2 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.53%) Mapinfo
4 4 (7.02%) Oracle
5 3 (5.26%) Dell
5 3 (5.26%) Citrix
5 3 (5.26%) VMware
5 3 (5.26%) Computacenter
South West
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
ITR Partners Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
BAE Systems
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago