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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 190 180 209
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +29
Permanent jobs citing GIS 50 49 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.85% 0.80% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.38% 2.16% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 42 35 8
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £34,616 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +25.00%
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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
2099 2269 2101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 35.61% 37.14% 39.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1664 1794 1783
Average salary £38,533 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.75% +4.16%
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 7 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 7 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
Bristol -32 13 £48,750 +14.70% 1
Gloucestershire -6 11 £46,000 +18.70%
Wiltshire -4 10 £37,500 +31.57%
Devon -6 9 £47,500 +34.70% 1
Somerset +17 2 £34,500 -23.33%
Cornwall - 2 £55,500 -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 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 39 (52.70%) ESRI
2 36 (48.65%) .NET
2 36 (48.65%) ArcGIS
3 32 (43.24%) Security Cleared
4 26 (35.14%) SQL Server
5 24 (32.43%) SC Cleared
5 24 (32.43%) Degree
6 21 (28.38%) C#
7 20 (27.03%) Project Management
8 19 (25.68%) Open Source
9 18 (24.32%) Java
9 18 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (24.32%) Software Engineering
10 17 (22.97%) JavaScript
10 17 (22.97%) ITIL
10 17 (22.97%) Microsoft
11 15 (20.27%) .NET Framework
12 14 (18.92%) Web Services
12 14 (18.92%) MS Office
12 14 (18.92%) ASP.NET
13 13 (17.57%) HTML
13 13 (17.57%) Service Delivery
13 13 (17.57%) Service Management
14 12 (16.22%) Data Management
14 12 (16.22%) SQL
14 12 (16.22%) CSS
14 12 (16.22%) Java EE
15 11 (14.86%) Windows
15 11 (14.86%) Scrum
16 10 (13.51%) Mapinfo

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 36 (48.65%) 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 14 (18.92%) MS Office
2 7 (9.46%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.35%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Summit
2 3 (4.05%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (4.05%) Aareon QL
2 3 (4.05%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (35.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (9.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (9.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.70%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.70%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (12.16%) Advertising
2 7 (9.46%) Finance
3 3 (4.05%) Aerospace
3 3 (4.05%) Military
4 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (50.00%) Developer
2 15 (20.27%) Architect
2 15 (20.27%) GIS Developer
3 8 (10.81%) .NET Developer
3 8 (10.81%) C# Developer
4 7 (9.46%) Services Delivery Manager
4 7 (9.46%) Technical Architect
4 7 (9.46%) Delivery Manager
4 7 (9.46%) Service Manager
5 6 (8.11%) C++/C# Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (8.11%) C++ Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Database Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Software Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Consultant
7 3 (4.05%) Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Programmer
7 3 (4.05%) Database Manager
7 3 (4.05%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (48.65%) .NET
2 15 (20.27%) .NET Framework
3 14 (18.92%) ASP.NET
3 14 (18.92%) Web Services
4 13 (17.57%) HTML
5 12 (16.22%) Java EE
5 12 (16.22%) CSS
6 9 (12.16%) HTML5
7 8 (10.81%) Entity Framework
7 8 (10.81%) PostGIS
7 8 (10.81%) jQuery
7 8 (10.81%) Ajax
7 8 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (9.46%) WPF
8 7 (9.46%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (9.46%) CSS3
9 6 (8.11%) XML
10 5 (6.76%) XSLT
10 5 (6.76%) JSP
10 5 (6.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Mathematics
2 9 (12.16%) Computer Science
3 8 (10.81%) Management Information System
3 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (9.46%) Photography
4 7 (9.46%) User Experience
5 4 (5.41%) Data Integration
6 3 (4.05%) Data Structures
6 3 (4.05%) CMDB
7 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.86%) Windows
2 7 (9.46%) Linux
3 2 (2.70%) Android
3 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.03%) Project Management
2 19 (25.68%) Open Source
3 18 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (24.32%) Software Engineering
4 17 (22.97%) ITIL
5 13 (17.57%) Service Management
5 13 (17.57%) Service Delivery
6 12 (16.22%) Data Management
7 11 (14.86%) Scrum
8 10 (13.51%) Change Control
9 9 (12.16%) Integration Testing
9 9 (12.16%) Risk Management
9 9 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (12.16%) Configuration Management
10 8 (10.81%) MVC
10 8 (10.81%) Dependency Injection
11 7 (9.46%) MVVM
11 7 (9.46%) OO
12 6 (8.11%) SOA
12 6 (8.11%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.38%) C#
2 18 (24.32%) Java
3 17 (22.97%) JavaScript
4 12 (16.22%) SQL
5 10 (13.51%) Python
6 8 (10.81%) C++
7 7 (9.46%) VB
8 6 (8.11%) C
9 5 (6.76%) Bash Shell
9 5 (6.76%) VBA
9 5 (6.76%) Perl
9 5 (6.76%) PHP
10 4 (5.41%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.70%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.70%) Apple Swift
12 1 (1.35%) R
Qualifications
1 32 (43.24%) Security Cleared
2 24 (32.43%) SC Cleared
2 24 (32.43%) Degree
3 8 (10.81%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.70%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 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 39 (52.70%) ESRI
2 17 (22.97%) Microsoft
3 10 (13.51%) Mapinfo
4 9 (12.16%) Oracle
5 3 (4.05%) Business Objects
5 3 (4.05%) VMware
5 3 (4.05%) Computacenter
5 3 (4.05%) Aareon
5 3 (4.05%) Dell
5 3 (4.05%) Citrix
6 2 (2.70%) HP
Exeter, Devon
Bowerford Associates Ltd
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