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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 212 218 192
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -26
Permanent jobs citing GIS 33 17 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.53% 0.29% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.60% 0.75% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 30 16 34
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,700 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £48,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
2064 2275 2122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.87% 39.06% 37.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1589 1855 1819
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 -7 19 £44,500 +5.95% 3
Bristol -1 4 £63,750 +82.14% 2
Wiltshire - 4 £37,750 - 2
Somerset +6 3 £50,000 +150.00%
GIS
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 52 (61.18%) ESRI
2 46 (54.12%) Security Cleared
3 36 (42.35%) Python
4 33 (38.82%) SC Cleared
5 30 (35.29%) ArcGIS
6 29 (34.12%) Open Source
7 27 (31.76%) jQuery
8 24 (28.24%) PostgreSQL
8 24 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (24.71%) .NET
10 20 (23.53%) C#
11 19 (22.35%) DV Cleared
12 14 (16.47%) Java
12 14 (16.47%) JavaScript
12 14 (16.47%) Linux
13 13 (15.29%) UML
13 13 (15.29%) RDBMS
13 13 (15.29%) Data Management
13 13 (15.29%) Degree
13 13 (15.29%) Apple iOS
13 13 (15.29%) Relational Database
14 12 (14.12%) MySQL
14 12 (14.12%) OOD
14 12 (14.12%) TDD
14 12 (14.12%) Web Development
14 12 (14.12%) Django
14 12 (14.12%) Git (software)
14 12 (14.12%) nginx
14 12 (14.12%) PostGIS
14 12 (14.12%) AngularJS

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 30 (35.29%) ArcGIS
2 12 (14.12%) nginx
2 12 (14.12%) Gunicorn
3 9 (10.59%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (1.18%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.18%) CMS
5 1 (1.18%) ArcSDE
5 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.18%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) HSDPA
1 2 (2.35%) MIMO
1 2 (2.35%) LTE
1 2 (2.35%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (28.24%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (15.29%) RDBMS
2 13 (15.29%) Relational Database
3 12 (14.12%) MySQL
4 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 12 (14.12%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.53%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.18%) Maven
3 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.18%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.18%) Advertising
3 1 (1.18%) Publishing
3 1 (1.18%) Military
3 1 (1.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 43 (50.59%) Consultant
2 26 (30.59%) GIS Consultant
3 23 (27.06%) Developer
4 17 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
5 16 (18.82%) Architect
6 14 (16.47%) Software Developer
6 14 (16.47%) Technical Architect
6 14 (16.47%) Senior Developer
7 13 (15.29%) Senior Software Developer
8 12 (14.12%) Python Developer
8 12 (14.12%) Senior Python Developer
9 7 (8.24%) SharePoint Consultant
10 4 (4.71%) GIS Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Junior
11 3 (3.53%) Designer
12 2 (2.35%) Trainee
12 2 (2.35%) .NET Developer
12 2 (2.35%) Junior Developer
12 2 (2.35%) Junior Consultant
13 1 (1.18%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (31.76%) jQuery
2 21 (24.71%) .NET
3 12 (14.12%) Django
3 12 (14.12%) PostGIS
3 12 (14.12%) AngularJS
3 12 (14.12%) Leaflet
3 12 (14.12%) Flask
4 6 (7.06%) Web Services
5 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET
6 4 (4.71%) XML
7 3 (3.53%) CSS
7 3 (3.53%) Apache Flex
7 3 (3.53%) WPF
7 3 (3.53%) HTML
7 3 (3.53%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (2.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (2.35%) CSS3
8 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (2.35%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (34.12%) Open Source
2 7 (8.24%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.06%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.71%) User Experience
5 3 (3.53%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.18%) Replication
6 1 (1.18%) NLPG
6 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.47%) Linux
2 13 (15.29%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.53%) Windows
4 1 (1.18%) UNIX
4 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (15.29%) Data Management
2 13 (15.29%) UML
3 12 (14.12%) OOD
3 12 (14.12%) TDD
3 12 (14.12%) Web Development
4 9 (10.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 9 (10.59%) Waterfall
5 7 (8.24%) Business Development
6 6 (7.06%) Software Engineering
7 5 (5.88%) Business Analysis
8 4 (4.71%) MVVM
8 4 (4.71%) Change Management
9 3 (3.53%) MVC
9 3 (3.53%) Information Management
9 3 (3.53%) Process Management
9 3 (3.53%) RAD
9 3 (3.53%) RUP
9 3 (3.53%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (3.53%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (42.35%) Python
2 20 (23.53%) C#
3 14 (16.47%) Java
3 14 (16.47%) JavaScript
4 12 (14.12%) TypeScript
5 5 (5.88%) SQL
6 4 (4.71%) VB
7 3 (3.53%) C++
8 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.18%) Uniface
8 1 (1.18%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.18%) VB6
8 1 (1.18%) C-shell
8 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 46 (54.12%) Security Cleared
2 33 (38.82%) SC Cleared
3 19 (22.35%) DV Cleared
4 13 (15.29%) Degree
5 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.53%) Postgraduate
7 1 (1.18%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 52 (61.18%) ESRI
2 4 (4.71%) Mapinfo
2 4 (4.71%) Oracle
2 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.18%) IBM
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Everything Everywhere
Salary: Competitve
Posted: 16 days ago
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £26000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago