The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 17 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GIS 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 1.72% - 2.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.25% - 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £45,000 - £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,896
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.52%
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Somerset

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

Miscellaneous Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 27.59% 38.78% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 15
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £22,036
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +24.79%
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 Taunton

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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Salary Trend in Taunton

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

GIS Salary Trend in Taunton

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Top 7 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architecture

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Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Taunton 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architecture
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft