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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 170 210 181
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -29
Permanent jobs citing GIS 52 5 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.85% 0.097% 0.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.14% 0.32% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 42 5 37
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -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
1655 1566 1587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.19% 30.47% 27.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1318 1305 1356
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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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 August 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 27 August 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 - 19 £38,500 -
Bristol +13 16 £42,500 - 2
Somerset - 7 £50,000 -
Wiltshire -4 1 £30,000 -14.28%
Avon - 1 £52,500 -
Devon - 1 £45,000 -
GIS
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 55 (55.00%) ESRI
2 49 (49.00%) Security Cleared
3 43 (43.00%) Open Source
4 41 (41.00%) jQuery
5 38 (38.00%) SC Cleared
6 31 (31.00%) UML
7 28 (28.00%) Java
7 28 (28.00%) PostgreSQL
8 26 (26.00%) JavaScript
9 24 (24.00%) Python
10 22 (22.00%) Degree
11 20 (20.00%) Business Analysis
11 20 (20.00%) TDD
11 20 (20.00%) C#
11 20 (20.00%) .NET
11 20 (20.00%) Apple iOS
12 18 (18.00%) Oracle
13 17 (17.00%) ArcGIS
13 17 (17.00%) PostGIS
14 15 (15.00%) HTML
15 14 (14.00%) Computer Science
15 14 (14.00%) Linux
16 13 (13.00%) SQL
16 13 (13.00%) Software Engineering
16 13 (13.00%) DV Cleared
17 12 (12.00%) OOD
17 12 (12.00%) JSON
17 12 (12.00%) Web Development
18 11 (11.00%) Django
18 11 (11.00%) Spring

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 17 (17.00%) ArcGIS
2 11 (11.00%) nginx
2 11 (11.00%) Gunicorn
3 9 (9.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.00%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.00%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.00%) CMS
5 1 (1.00%) SAS
5 1 (1.00%) IIS
5 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.00%) Intranet
1 2 (2.00%) Internet
1 2 (2.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (28.00%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (11.00%) MySQL
3 8 (8.00%) RDBMS
3 8 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (11.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.00%) Maven
3 2 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.00%) JUnit
General
1 9 (9.00%) Electronics
2 5 (5.00%) Advertising
3 1 (1.00%) Local Government
3 1 (1.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (35.00%) Architect
1 35 (35.00%) Developer
2 32 (32.00%) Technical Architect
3 25 (25.00%) Consultant
4 20 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 15 (15.00%) GIS Consultant
6 14 (14.00%) Software Developer
7 11 (11.00%) Python Developer
7 11 (11.00%) Senior Python Developer
7 11 (11.00%) Senior Software Developer
8 9 (9.00%) GIS Developer
8 9 (9.00%) Java Developer
9 8 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (6.00%) Analyst
10 6 (6.00%) Technical Consultant
11 5 (5.00%) .NET Developer
11 5 (5.00%) SharePoint Consultant
12 3 (3.00%) Support Analyst
13 2 (2.00%) Technical Support
13 2 (2.00%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (41.00%) jQuery
2 20 (20.00%) .NET
3 17 (17.00%) PostGIS
4 15 (15.00%) HTML
5 12 (12.00%) JSON
6 11 (11.00%) Spring
6 11 (11.00%) Django
6 11 (11.00%) HTML5
6 11 (11.00%) AngularJS
6 11 (11.00%) Leaflet
6 11 (11.00%) Flask
7 10 (10.00%) REST
7 10 (10.00%) Hibernate
7 10 (10.00%) J2EE
8 9 (9.00%) ASP.NET
8 9 (9.00%) Middleware
9 7 (7.00%) Apache Flex
10 6 (6.00%) CSS
11 5 (5.00%) XML
12 4 (4.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 43 (43.00%) Open Source
2 14 (14.00%) Computer Science
3 9 (9.00%) Mobile App
4 6 (6.00%) Graphic Design
5 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.00%) NLPG
6 1 (1.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 14 (14.00%) Linux
3 9 (9.00%) Android
4 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.00%) UML
2 20 (20.00%) TDD
2 20 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 13 (13.00%) Software Engineering
4 12 (12.00%) Web Development
4 12 (12.00%) OOD
5 11 (11.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 11 (11.00%) Waterfall
6 10 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 9 (9.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 9 (9.00%) Android Development
7 9 (9.00%) iOS Development
8 8 (8.00%) Business Development
9 6 (6.00%) Data Management
10 4 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
11 3 (3.00%) MVC
12 2 (2.00%) Logistics
12 2 (2.00%) Network Design
12 2 (2.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (28.00%) Java
2 26 (26.00%) JavaScript
3 24 (24.00%) Python
4 20 (20.00%) C#
5 13 (13.00%) SQL
6 11 (11.00%) TypeScript
7 9 (9.00%) C++
7 9 (9.00%) PHP
8 1 (1.00%) VB
8 1 (1.00%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.00%) Uniface
8 1 (1.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 49 (49.00%) Security Cleared
2 38 (38.00%) SC Cleared
3 22 (22.00%) Degree
4 13 (13.00%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.00%) Postgraduate
7 1 (1.00%) MCSE
7 1 (1.00%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.00%) QA
Vendors
1 55 (55.00%) ESRI
2 18 (18.00%) Oracle
3 5 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.00%) Mapinfo
5 2 (2.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.00%) JBoss
6 1 (1.00%) IBM
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