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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 212 188 212
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +24
Permanent jobs citing GIS 34 52 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.56% 0.85% 0.079%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.52% 2.46% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 26 42 4
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.46% +8.00%
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
2244 2115 1998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 37.07% 34.71% 39.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1831 1702 1666
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +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 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Devon -1 9 £47,500 +5.55%
Gloucestershire -30 8 £45,500 +18.18%
Wiltshire +8 7 £38,000 +26.66%
Bristol -35 5 £36,250 -14.70%
Cornwall - 3 £55,500 -
Somerset -1 2 £45,000 -10.00% 1
GIS
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 40 (54.79%) ArcGIS
2 38 (52.05%) .NET
3 35 (47.95%) ESRI
4 31 (42.47%) Security Cleared
5 28 (38.36%) Degree
6 25 (34.25%) SQL Server
7 21 (28.77%) Java
7 21 (28.77%) Project Management
8 20 (27.40%) ITIL
9 19 (26.03%) Microsoft
9 19 (26.03%) SC Cleared
10 17 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (23.29%) JavaScript
10 17 (23.29%) C#
11 16 (21.92%) MS Office
11 16 (21.92%) Software Engineering
11 16 (21.92%) .NET Framework
12 15 (20.55%) Service Management
13 14 (19.18%) HTML
14 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET
14 13 (17.81%) Windows
14 13 (17.81%) Service Delivery
14 13 (17.81%) Data Management
14 13 (17.81%) Open Source
14 13 (17.81%) Change Control
15 12 (16.44%) Java EE
15 12 (16.44%) Scrum
15 12 (16.44%) CSS
15 12 (16.44%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (16.44%) Web Services

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 40 (54.79%) ArcGIS
2 6 (8.22%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.22%) WebLogic
2 6 (8.22%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.85%) nginx
3 5 (6.85%) Node.js
3 5 (6.85%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (6.85%) JBoss
3 5 (6.85%) Apache
3 5 (6.85%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 5 (6.85%) ArcSDE
4 3 (4.11%) IIS
4 3 (4.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (4.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (4.11%) Lync
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 16 (21.92%) MS Office
2 10 (13.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.37%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Summit
2 6 (8.22%) Dynamics GP
3 5 (6.85%) Aareon QL
4 4 (5.48%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) HTTP
2 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.37%) Internet
2 1 (1.37%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (34.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (12.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (12.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (10.96%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (6.85%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (5.48%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.11%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (4.11%) TestDirector
3 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.74%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.37%) Maven
4 1 (1.37%) JUnit
General
1 7 (9.59%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Advertising
3 3 (4.11%) Military
3 3 (4.11%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.74%) Legal
5 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (49.32%) Developer
2 15 (20.55%) GIS Developer
3 9 (12.33%) Architect
3 9 (12.33%) .NET Developer
4 7 (9.59%) Services Delivery Manager
4 7 (9.59%) Service Manager
4 7 (9.59%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (8.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 6 (8.22%) Consultant
5 6 (8.22%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (6.85%) Database Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Database Manager
7 4 (5.48%) GIS Consultant
7 4 (5.48%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Graduate
8 3 (4.11%) Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.11%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) C++ Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (52.05%) .NET
2 16 (21.92%) .NET Framework
3 14 (19.18%) HTML
4 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET
5 12 (16.44%) CSS
5 12 (16.44%) Web Services
5 12 (16.44%) Java EE
6 9 (12.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (12.33%) HTML5
6 9 (12.33%) Entity Framework
7 8 (10.96%) Ajax
7 8 (10.96%) XML
8 7 (9.59%) CSS3
8 7 (9.59%) PostGIS
8 7 (9.59%) jQuery
9 5 (6.85%) RESTful
9 5 (6.85%) Dojo
9 5 (6.85%) XSLT
9 5 (6.85%) JSP
9 5 (6.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Management Information System
1 11 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.33%) Mathematics
2 9 (12.33%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.59%) Photography
4 6 (8.22%) User Experience
5 5 (6.85%) Data Structures
5 5 (6.85%) Data Integration
5 5 (6.85%) CMDB
6 2 (2.74%) Remote Sensing
7 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.81%) Windows
2 10 (13.70%) Linux
3 2 (2.74%) Android
4 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.37%) UNIX
4 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.37%) AIX
4 1 (1.37%) HPUX
4 1 (1.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.77%) Project Management
2 20 (27.40%) ITIL
3 17 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (21.92%) Software Engineering
5 15 (20.55%) Service Management
6 13 (17.81%) Service Delivery
6 13 (17.81%) Data Management
6 13 (17.81%) Open Source
6 13 (17.81%) Change Control
7 12 (16.44%) Scrum
7 12 (16.44%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (13.70%) Risk Management
9 9 (12.33%) Configuration Management
9 9 (12.33%) MVC
9 9 (12.33%) Dependency Injection
9 9 (12.33%) Integration Testing
10 8 (10.96%) Business Development
10 8 (10.96%) ITSM
10 8 (10.96%) OO
11 7 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.77%) Java
2 17 (23.29%) JavaScript
2 17 (23.29%) C#
3 11 (15.07%) Python
4 10 (13.70%) SQL
5 8 (10.96%) VBA
6 5 (6.85%) Bash Shell
6 5 (6.85%) C++
6 5 (6.85%) Perl
6 5 (6.85%) PHP
7 3 (4.11%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.11%) VB
7 3 (4.11%) C
8 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.37%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 31 (42.47%) Security Cleared
2 28 (38.36%) Degree
3 19 (26.03%) SC Cleared
4 9 (12.33%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (4.11%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.37%) APMP
6 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.37%) CISSP
6 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.37%) CISA
6 1 (1.37%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (5.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.11%) Terminal Services
2 3 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.11%) XenApp
2 3 (4.11%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.37%) MetaFrame
3 1 (1.37%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (47.95%) ESRI
2 19 (26.03%) Microsoft
3 10 (13.70%) Oracle
4 8 (10.96%) Mapinfo
5 5 (6.85%) Aareon
6 4 (5.48%) Citrix
7 3 (4.11%) HP
7 3 (4.11%) Dell
7 3 (4.11%) VMware
7 3 (4.11%) Computacenter
8 1 (1.37%) webMethods
8 1 (1.37%) BEA
8 1 (1.37%) Actuate
8 1 (1.37%) IBM
8 1 (1.37%) Sun
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