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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 107 102 93
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Permanent jobs citing GIS 2 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.14% 0.52% 0.079%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 1.48% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 1
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +3.17%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +18.05%
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
440 474 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 31.77% 35.24% 39.35%
Number of salaries quoted 369 391 437
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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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 31 July 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
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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 -9 2 £40,000 +23.07% 2
GIS
UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) MS Office
4 4 (36.36%) Web Services
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) Service Management
4 4 (36.36%) ESRI
4 4 (36.36%) ArcGIS
4 4 (36.36%) CGI
4 4 (36.36%) ITSM
4 4 (36.36%) Dell
4 4 (36.36%) Citrix
4 4 (36.36%) Terminal Services
4 4 (36.36%) Computacenter
4 4 (36.36%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (36.36%) Business Development
4 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (36.36%) Migration
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) SCCM
4 4 (36.36%) XenApp
4 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
4 4 (36.36%) Office 365
4 4 (36.36%) Lync

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (36.36%) ArcGIS
1 4 (36.36%) Lync
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (27.27%) IIS
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Intranet
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) Multicast
2 2 (18.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) MS Access
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (27.27%) Back Office
2 2 (18.18%) Games
2 2 (18.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Architect
3 4 (36.36%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Developer
5 2 (18.18%) C++ Team Leader
5 2 (18.18%) C++/C# Developer
5 2 (18.18%) C++ Developer
5 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
6 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Business Architect
6 1 (9.09%) GIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
1 4 (36.36%) CGI
2 3 (27.27%) REST
3 2 (18.18%) DirectX
3 2 (18.18%) WCF
3 2 (18.18%) WPF
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) SOAP
4 1 (9.09%) ArcObjects
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (27.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
1 4 (36.36%) Service Management
1 4 (36.36%) ITSM
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
1 4 (36.36%) Technical Architecture
1 4 (36.36%) Business Development
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Release Management
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) C++
6 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Terminal Services
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (36.36%) XenApp
1 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Dell
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) ESRI
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Computacenter
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
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