Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 111 113
Rank change year-on-year +26 +2 -11
Permanent jobs citing GIS 6 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.68% 0.076% 0.077%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.90% 0.22% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Somerset median annual salary £37,250 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.27% +37.50% +15.94%
10th Percentile £34,875 £47,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £39,750 £62,500 £42,500
South West median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -11.11% -

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 Somerset with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 315 459 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 35.80% 34.67% 35.22%
Number of salaries quoted 260 376 403
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £30,200
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

GIS
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for GIS in Somerset

GIS
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for GIS in Somerset

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Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 15 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton +10 5 £37,000 -32.73% 1
Bath - 1 £37,500 - 1
GIS
South West

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 Somerset region with a requirement for GIS.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) ArcGIS
2 5 (83.33%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) Geospatial Data
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (16.67%) 3D Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
5 1 (16.67%) Numerical Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Big Data
5 1 (16.67%) Big Data Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Mathematics

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 5 (83.33%) ArcGIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) GIS Developer
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) 3D Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (16.67%) Numerical Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA