Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 113 103
Rank change year-on-year +19 -10 -10
Permanent jobs citing GIS 10 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.89% 0.16% 0.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.21% 0.45% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 6
Somerset median annual salary £47,500 £48,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.55% +1.58% -5.00%
10th Percentile £33,825 £40,975 £38,750
90th Percentile £62,750 £60,525 £51,250
South West median annual salary £50,000 £41,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +20.48% -12.63% -7.32%

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 453 446 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 40.37% 34.84% 38.78%
Number of salaries quoted 378 383 431
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £28,275 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £53,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%

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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

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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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Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GIS in Somerset over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Salary histogram 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 22 April 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
Bath - 6 £51,250 -
Taunton +9 2 £37,250 -22.80%
Yeovil - 2 - -
GIS
South West

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 8 (80.00%) Java
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (50.00%) Scala
3 5 (50.00%) PostGIS
3 5 (50.00%) Low Latency
4 4 (40.00%) Analytics
4 4 (40.00%) React
4 4 (40.00%) Mobile Development
4 4 (40.00%) Social Media
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) Degree
4 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (40.00%) OO
5 3 (30.00%) IBM
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) TDD
5 3 (30.00%) Java EE
5 3 (30.00%) Functional Programming
5 3 (30.00%) Bluemix
5 3 (30.00%) Play Framework
5 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (30.00%) OpenLayers
5 3 (30.00%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (20.00%) Actionable Insight
6 2 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
6 2 (20.00%) ES6
6 2 (20.00%) jQuery

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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 2 (20.00%) ArcGIS
2 1 (10.00%) Gunicorn
2 1 (10.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Bluemix
1 3 (30.00%) IBM Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (20.00%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (20.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (20.00%) Military
2 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) GIS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Python Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) PostGIS
2 4 (40.00%) React
3 3 (30.00%) Java EE
3 3 (30.00%) OpenLayers
3 3 (30.00%) Play Framework
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (10.00%) CSS3
5 1 (10.00%) Django
5 1 (10.00%) Flask
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) Leaflet
5 1 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (40.00%) Social Media
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (50.00%) Low Latency
4 4 (40.00%) Analytics
4 4 (40.00%) Mobile Development
4 4 (40.00%) OO
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) Functional Programming
5 3 (30.00%) TDD
6 2 (20.00%) Actionable Insight
6 2 (20.00%) BDD
6 2 (20.00%) Change Control
6 2 (20.00%) CMMI
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
6 2 (20.00%) Time Management
6 2 (20.00%) UML
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) Scala
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) ES6
4 2 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) Dart
5 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (10.00%) R
5 1 (10.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) IBM