The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 82 85 85
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing GIS 1 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.12% 0.46% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 1.26% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
GIS
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Miscellaneous Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
293 318 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 36.08% 36.26% 42.06%
Number of salaries quoted 266 295 328
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GIS across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

GIS
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

GIS Salary Trend in Southampton

GIS
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ArcGIS
3 1 (33.33%) ArcSDE
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) ESRI
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Access
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) People Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PHP

GIS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (33.33%) ArcGIS
1 1 (33.33%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Management Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) GIS Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Product Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Data Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Management Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Web Design
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) ESRI