Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 185 197
Rank change year-on-year -9 +12 -23
Permanent jobs citing GIS 13 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.34% 0.031% 0.080%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.12% 0.10% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 2
Bristol median annual salary £39,991 £77,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -48.40% +138.46% -27.37%
10th Percentile £33,239 £73,750 £27,250
90th Percentile £48,254 £81,250 £37,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.76% -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 1159 974 1332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 30.44% 29.86% 35.52%
Number of salaries quoted 993 870 1212
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.41% +10.00% +1.27%
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £65,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £41,377 £39,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +4.75% +5.33%

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

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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

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Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GIS in Bristol over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Salary histogram for GIS in Bristol

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for GIS.

1 12 (92.31%) Degree
2 10 (76.92%) Management Information System
2 10 (76.92%) Geospatial Data
3 8 (61.54%) C
4 7 (53.85%) Data Modelling
4 7 (53.85%) Project Management
4 7 (53.85%) Project Governance
4 7 (53.85%) Spatial Data
5 5 (38.46%) Machine Learning
5 5 (38.46%) Python
6 4 (30.77%) Big Data
6 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
7 3 (23.08%) Applied Mathematics
7 3 (23.08%) Blog
7 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
7 3 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
7 3 (23.08%) Visualisation
7 3 (23.08%) Rapid Prototyping
7 3 (23.08%) Predictive Modelling
7 3 (23.08%) Apache Hive
7 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
7 3 (23.08%) Regression Analysis
7 3 (23.08%) R
7 3 (23.08%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (23.08%) Natural Language Processing
7 3 (23.08%) D3.js
7 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (23.08%) Apache Spark

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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 3 (23.08%) Apache Spark
1 3 (23.08%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (23.08%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) Geospatial Data
2 7 (53.85%) Spatial Data
3 4 (30.77%) Big Data
4 3 (23.08%) Apache Hive
4 3 (23.08%) BigQuery
4 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
4 3 (23.08%) Impala
4 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (23.08%) Law
1 3 (23.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Consultant
1 9 (69.23%) GIS Consultant
2 7 (53.85%) Senior Consultant
2 7 (53.85%) Senior GIS Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Data Scientist
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) D3.js
1 3 (23.08%) Natural Language Processing
1 3 (23.08%) TensorFlow
1 3 (23.08%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Management Information System
2 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Blog
2 3 (23.08%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (7.69%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) CUDA
3 1 (7.69%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Data Modelling
1 7 (53.85%) Project Governance
1 7 (53.85%) Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) Machine Learning
3 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Applied Mathematics
4 3 (23.08%) Bayesian Methods
4 3 (23.08%) Cluster Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Data Munging
4 3 (23.08%) Data Privacy
4 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
4 3 (23.08%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (23.08%) Factor Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Predictive Modelling
4 3 (23.08%) Rapid Prototyping
4 3 (23.08%) Regression Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Time Series Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C
2 5 (38.46%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) MATLAB
3 3 (23.08%) R
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) ESRI
1 1 (7.69%) NVIDIA