Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for GIS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GIS over the 6 months to 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 181 199
Rank change year-on-year -8 +18 -19
Permanent jobs citing GIS 5 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.14% 0.18% 0.027%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.44% 0.65% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Bristol median annual salary £50,000 £25,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +100.00% -37.50% -27.27%
South West median annual salary £47,500 £41,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.85% -13.68% +5.56%

GIS is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,130 929 1,316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 32.08% 27.97% 35.35%
Number of salaries quoted 981 813 1,175
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £62,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

GIS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing GIS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for GIS in Bristol

GIS
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for GIS in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT jobs citing GIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for GIS.

1 4 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) ESRI
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) PostGIS
3 2 (40.00%) GeoServer
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (40.00%) Machine Learning
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Remote Sensing
4 1 (20.00%) Big Data
4 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Business Development
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) JSF
4 1 (20.00%) Neural Network
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) XHTML

GIS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) GeoServer
2 1 (20.00%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (20.00%) Spatial Data
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) GIS Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) GIS Architect
2 1 (20.00%) GIS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior GIS Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
1 2 (40.00%) PostGIS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Django
2 1 (20.00%) GeoExt
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) JSF
2 1 (20.00%) Node.js
2 1 (20.00%) OpenLayers
2 1 (20.00%) XHTML
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (20.00%) CUDA
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) RIA
2 1 (20.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Vision
2 1 (20.00%) Convolutional Neural Network
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Data Science
2 1 (20.00%) Deep Learning
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Presales
2 1 (20.00%) Probabilistic Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) RAD
2 1 (20.00%) RUP
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) ESRI
2 1 (20.00%) Mapinfo
2 1 (20.00%) NVIDIA