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

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 92 100 76
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -24
Permanent jobs citing GIS 7 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.56% 0.15% 1.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.64% 0.46% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 10
Average salary £35,000 £43,750 £27,795
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +57.40%
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £35,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+19.01% -11.25%
GIS
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
426 439 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 33.78% 32.69% 34.80%
Number of salaries quoted 316 385 320
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,425 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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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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 20 November 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
South Wales +17 7 £35,000 -20.00% 1
GIS
UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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 12 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
3 10 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 10 (71.43%) C++
3 10 (71.43%) Degree
4 6 (42.86%) WPF
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) Visual Studio
4 6 (42.86%) C#
4 6 (42.86%) Python
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) VC++
5 4 (28.57%) STL
5 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 4 (28.57%) Mathematics
5 4 (28.57%) Physics
5 4 (28.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 4 (28.57%) Cartography
6 3 (21.43%) REST
6 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) Web Services
6 3 (21.43%) SOAP
6 3 (21.43%) Java
6 3 (21.43%) ArcGIS
7 2 (14.29%) Finance
7 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
7 2 (14.29%) IBM
7 2 (14.29%) HP

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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 3 (21.43%) ArcGIS
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (71.43%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) Software Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C++ Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) GIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) WPF
2 4 (28.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (28.57%) STL
3 3 (21.43%) Web Services
3 3 (21.43%) SOAP
3 3 (21.43%) REST
4 2 (14.29%) .NET
4 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 2 (14.29%) Spring
4 2 (14.29%) JSF
5 1 (7.14%) Dojo
5 1 (7.14%) HTML
5 1 (7.14%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) HTML5
5 1 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 4 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 4 (28.57%) Physics
3 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) TDD
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Cartography
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Release Management
3 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) OOP
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C++
2 6 (42.86%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) Python
3 4 (28.57%) VC++
4 3 (21.43%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
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