The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for GIS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 89 96
Rank change year-on-year +14 +7  
Permanent jobs citing GIS 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.14% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.51% 0.68% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Median salary - £21,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -47.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  

GIS is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 196 292 370
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 27.15% 25.61% 30.48%
Number of salaries quoted 378 584 765
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.59% +2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £48,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for GIS in South Wales

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Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for GIS in South Wales

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Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 1 - -
GIS
Wales

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 South Wales region with a requirement for GIS.

1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) CAD
1 1 (50.00%) ESRI
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Spatial Data
1 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy

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Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Spatial Data
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) GIS Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) CAD
1 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) ESRI
1 1 (50.00%) SAP