The table below looks at the statistics for PostGIS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PostGIS over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PostGIS
Rank 241 220 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Permanent jobs citing PostGIS 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.017% 0.075% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.039% 0.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -29.30%
PostGIS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2572 2295 2485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 42.93% 42.99% 46.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2333 2053 2256
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

PostGIS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PostGIS across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

PostGIS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

PostGIS
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PostGIS across the South West region.

PostGIS Salary Trend in the South West

PostGIS
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 PostGIS within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Bristol -4 1 £50,000 +25.00%
PostGIS
England

PostGIS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing PostGIS 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 PostGIS.

1 4 (100.00%) GIS
1 4 (100.00%) ESRI
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (75.00%) UML
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Use Case
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) RAD
4 1 (25.00%) Postgraduate
4 1 (25.00%) RUP
4 1 (25.00%) Mapinfo

PostGIS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing PostGIS 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 PostGIS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) GIS
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) RAD
3 1 (25.00%) RUP
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Postgraduate
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) ESRI
2 1 (25.00%) Mapinfo