The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 94 90 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing GIS 8 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.59% 0.91% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.55% 2.64% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 0
Average salary £46,750 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +26.76%
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UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
516 454 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 37.80% 34.47% 35.10%
Number of salaries quoted 449 358 405
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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Salary Trend in Wales

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

GIS Salary Trend in Wales

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Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIS across the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

GIS Salary Histogram in Wales

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Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
South Wales -3 4 £54,250 -6.46% 1
North Wales - 3 £24,000 -
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) MS Access
3 5 (35.71%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
4 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (28.57%) SCCM
4 4 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (28.57%) Business Development
4 4 (28.57%) XenApp
4 4 (28.57%) XenDesktop
4 4 (28.57%) Lync
4 4 (28.57%) Office 365
4 4 (28.57%) Service Management
4 4 (28.57%) ESRI
4 4 (28.57%) ArcGIS
4 4 (28.57%) ITSM
4 4 (28.57%) Migration
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Computacenter
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) Web Services
4 4 (28.57%) CGI
4 4 (28.57%) Dell
4 4 (28.57%) Citrix
4 4 (28.57%) Terminal Services

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 4 (28.57%) Lync
1 4 (28.57%) ArcGIS
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 3 (21.43%) IIS
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (7.14%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Intranet
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) MS Access
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (21.43%) Back Office
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Military
3 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Architect
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Portfolio Manager
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Business Architect
5 1 (7.14%) GIS Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
5 1 (7.14%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
1 4 (28.57%) CGI
2 2 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) SOAP
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) DirectX
3 1 (7.14%) ArcObjects
3 1 (7.14%) WCF
3 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
2 2 (14.29%) PlayStation
3 1 (7.14%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (21.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (28.57%) Business Development
2 4 (28.57%) Service Management
2 4 (28.57%) ITSM
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
5 2 (14.29%) R
5 2 (14.29%) MATLAB
6 1 (7.14%) C++
6 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (28.57%) XenApp
1 4 (28.57%) XenDesktop
1 4 (28.57%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) ESRI
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Computacenter
2 4 (28.57%) Dell
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix
3 3 (21.43%) SAP