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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 216 196 214
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +18
Permanent jobs citing GIS 24 22 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.40% 0.42% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.21% 1.05% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 10
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
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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
1983 2086 2082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.09% 39.50% 38.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1569 1704 1752
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 27 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 27 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 +11 9 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Bristol -4 9 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Gloucestershire -7 1 £55,000 +48.64% 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 27 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 27 (48.21%) ESRI
2 25 (44.64%) Security Cleared
3 21 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 18 (32.14%) Open Source
5 17 (30.36%) ArcGIS
5 17 (30.36%) C#
6 14 (25.00%) Python
7 13 (23.21%) .NET
8 10 (17.86%) SQL
8 10 (17.86%) Web Services
8 10 (17.86%) Data Management
9 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (16.07%) MVVM
9 9 (16.07%) WPF
9 9 (16.07%) C++
9 9 (16.07%) VB
9 9 (16.07%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (12.50%) DV Cleared
10 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
11 6 (10.71%) RDBMS
11 6 (10.71%) jQuery
11 6 (10.71%) Relational Database
12 5 (8.93%) Apple iOS
12 5 (8.93%) Web Development
12 5 (8.93%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (8.93%) Software Engineering
12 5 (8.93%) Change Management
12 5 (8.93%) Finance
12 5 (8.93%) MS Office

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 17 (30.36%) ArcGIS
2 3 (5.36%) Lync
3 2 (3.57%) Gunicorn
3 2 (3.57%) nginx
4 1 (1.79%) ArcSDE
4 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Office
2 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) HSDPA
1 4 (7.14%) MIMO
1 4 (7.14%) LTE
1 4 (7.14%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) RDBMS
2 6 (10.71%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.93%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.57%) MySQL
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Advertising
2 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.36%) Military
3 3 (5.36%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Consultant
2 15 (26.79%) Architect
2 15 (26.79%) Developer
3 14 (25.00%) GIS Consultant
4 8 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 8 (14.29%) Technical Architect
5 7 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
6 6 (10.71%) Senior Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Software Developer
7 5 (8.93%) C++ Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Designer
7 5 (8.93%) C++/C# Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (5.36%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (5.36%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Junior Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Python Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Senior Python Developer
10 2 (3.57%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.21%) .NET
2 10 (17.86%) Web Services
3 9 (16.07%) WPF
3 9 (16.07%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (10.71%) jQuery
5 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 4 (7.14%) PostGIS
6 3 (5.36%) CGI
6 3 (5.36%) Xamarin.iOS
7 2 (3.57%) Django
7 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.57%) Leaflet
7 2 (3.57%) Flask
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.14%) Open Source
2 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.36%) User Experience
2 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.79%) Replication
4 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Apple iOS
2 4 (7.14%) Windows
3 3 (5.36%) Linux
4 1 (1.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.86%) Data Management
2 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.07%) MVVM
3 5 (8.93%) Web Development
3 5 (8.93%) Software Engineering
3 5 (8.93%) Change Management
4 4 (7.14%) Migration
4 4 (7.14%) ITIL
4 4 (7.14%) Project Management
4 4 (7.14%) Service Management
4 4 (7.14%) Process Management
4 4 (7.14%) Business Development
5 3 (5.36%) UML
5 3 (5.36%) ITSM
5 3 (5.36%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (5.36%) iOS Development
6 2 (3.57%) TDD
6 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (3.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.36%) C#
2 14 (25.00%) Python
3 10 (17.86%) SQL
4 9 (16.07%) VB
4 9 (16.07%) C++
5 5 (8.93%) C
6 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.36%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.57%) Java
8 2 (3.57%) TypeScript
8 2 (3.57%) Dart
9 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.79%) C-shell
9 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.79%) R
Qualifications
1 25 (44.64%) Security Cleared
2 21 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 4 (7.14%) Degree
5 1 (1.79%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Terminal Services
1 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.36%) XenApp
1 3 (5.36%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (48.21%) ESRI
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.36%) Dell
3 3 (5.36%) Citrix
3 3 (5.36%) Mapinfo
3 3 (5.36%) VMware
3 3 (5.36%) Computacenter
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle
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