The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 93 96 98
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing GIS 8 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.61% 0.66% 0.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.14% 2.23% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 8
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +60.00%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.63% -7.77%
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UK

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

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
374 403 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 28.75% 29.35% 25.86%
Number of salaries quoted 321 342 310
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing GIS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence 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 31 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +6 7 £42,500 -21.65%
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UK

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Top 12 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing GIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for GIS.

1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Remedy
1 4 (50.00%) Data Management
1 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (37.50%) CGI
3 2 (25.00%) PMP
3 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) MS Project

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Incident Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) GIS Manager
2 3 (37.50%) GIS Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Data Management
1 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (25.00%) PMP
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Remedy