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 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 202 191 208
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Permanent jobs citing GIS 48 45 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.82% 0.73% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.26% 2.08% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 39 30 7
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.43%
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
2121 2163 2065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 36.20% 35.30% 39.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1724 1740 1721
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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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 27 July 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 27 July 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
Gloucestershire -2 13 £45,500 +12.34%
Wiltshire - 10 £37,500 -
Devon -2 9 £47,500 +34.70%
Bristol -39 8 £47,500 +11.76%
Somerset +15 3 £34,500 -23.33% 1
Cornwall - 3 £55,500 - 1
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 37 (50.00%) ESRI
1 37 (50.00%) ArcGIS
2 36 (48.65%) .NET
2 36 (48.65%) Security Cleared
3 25 (33.78%) Degree
3 25 (33.78%) SQL Server
4 24 (32.43%) SC Cleared
5 21 (28.38%) C#
6 19 (25.68%) Java
6 19 (25.68%) Project Management
6 19 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (24.32%) ITIL
8 17 (22.97%) JavaScript
8 17 (22.97%) Software Engineering
8 17 (22.97%) Open Source
9 15 (20.27%) .NET Framework
9 15 (20.27%) Web Services
9 15 (20.27%) Microsoft
10 14 (18.92%) Data Management
10 14 (18.92%) Service Management
11 13 (17.57%) Windows
11 13 (17.57%) MS Office
11 13 (17.57%) ASP.NET
11 13 (17.57%) HTML
12 12 (16.22%) SQL
12 12 (16.22%) CSS
12 12 (16.22%) Service Delivery
12 12 (16.22%) Scrum
12 12 (16.22%) Java EE
12 12 (16.22%) Change Control

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 37 (50.00%) ArcGIS
2 6 (8.11%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 5 (6.76%) ArcSDE
3 5 (6.76%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (6.76%) WebLogic
3 5 (6.76%) JBoss
3 5 (6.76%) Apache
3 5 (6.76%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.76%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.76%) nginx
3 5 (6.76%) Node.js
4 3 (4.05%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (4.05%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (4.05%) Lync
4 3 (4.05%) IIS
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 13 (17.57%) MS Office
2 6 (8.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.35%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Summit
2 4 (5.41%) Dynamics GP
2 4 (5.41%) Aareon QL
3 3 (4.05%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (33.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (9.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (9.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (9.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.05%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.05%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (4.05%) TestDirector
3 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.70%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (9.46%) Finance
1 7 (9.46%) Advertising
2 4 (5.41%) Military
2 4 (5.41%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (50.00%) Developer
2 15 (20.27%) GIS Developer
3 13 (17.57%) Architect
4 8 (10.81%) C# Developer
4 8 (10.81%) .NET Developer
5 7 (9.46%) Service Manager
5 7 (9.46%) Services Delivery Manager
5 7 (9.46%) Delivery Manager
6 6 (8.11%) C++ Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (8.11%) C++/C# Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.41%) Consultant
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Database Developer
8 4 (5.41%) GIS Consultant
8 4 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Database Manager
9 3 (4.05%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (48.65%) .NET
2 15 (20.27%) .NET Framework
2 15 (20.27%) Web Services
3 13 (17.57%) ASP.NET
3 13 (17.57%) HTML
4 12 (16.22%) Java EE
4 12 (16.22%) CSS
5 9 (12.16%) HTML5
6 8 (10.81%) Entity Framework
6 8 (10.81%) PostGIS
6 8 (10.81%) jQuery
6 8 (10.81%) Ajax
6 8 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (9.46%) WPF
7 7 (9.46%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (9.46%) CSS3
8 6 (8.11%) XML
9 5 (6.76%) XSLT
9 5 (6.76%) JSP
9 5 (6.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Management Information System
1 10 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.16%) Mathematics
3 8 (10.81%) Computer Science
4 7 (9.46%) Photography
4 7 (9.46%) User Experience
5 4 (5.41%) Data Structures
5 4 (5.41%) Data Integration
5 4 (5.41%) CMDB
6 2 (2.70%) Remote Sensing
6 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.57%) Windows
2 9 (12.16%) Linux
3 2 (2.70%) Android
3 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.68%) Project Management
1 19 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (24.32%) ITIL
3 17 (22.97%) Software Engineering
3 17 (22.97%) Open Source
4 14 (18.92%) Data Management
4 14 (18.92%) Service Management
5 12 (16.22%) Service Delivery
5 12 (16.22%) Scrum
5 12 (16.22%) Change Control
6 10 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (12.16%) Configuration Management
7 9 (12.16%) Risk Management
7 9 (12.16%) Integration Testing
8 8 (10.81%) Business Development
8 8 (10.81%) Dependency Injection
8 8 (10.81%) MVC
8 8 (10.81%) OO
9 7 (9.46%) ITSM
9 7 (9.46%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.38%) C#
2 19 (25.68%) Java
3 17 (22.97%) JavaScript
4 12 (16.22%) SQL
5 11 (14.86%) Python
6 9 (12.16%) C++
7 7 (9.46%) VB
8 6 (8.11%) VBA
8 6 (8.11%) C
9 5 (6.76%) Bash Shell
9 5 (6.76%) Perl
9 5 (6.76%) PHP
10 3 (4.05%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.70%) Apple Swift
11 2 (2.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 36 (48.65%) Security Cleared
2 25 (33.78%) Degree
3 24 (32.43%) SC Cleared
4 9 (12.16%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.05%) ISTQB
5 3 (4.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.35%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.05%) Terminal Services
1 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.05%) XenApp
1 3 (4.05%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (50.00%) ESRI
2 15 (20.27%) Microsoft
3 9 (12.16%) Oracle
4 8 (10.81%) Mapinfo
5 4 (5.41%) Aareon
5 4 (5.41%) Business Objects
6 3 (4.05%) VMware
6 3 (4.05%) Computacenter
6 3 (4.05%) HP
6 3 (4.05%) Dell
6 3 (4.05%) Citrix
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