Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
England > South West
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 295 310 328
Rank change year-on-year +15 +18 -40
Permanent jobs citing GIS 49 25 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.47% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.59% 0.77% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 34 15 11
South West median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% -8.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £54,000 £47,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -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 the South West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 3,078 3,226 3,384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.51% 31.56% 31.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2,687 2,779 2,857
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for GIS in the South West

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Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for GIS in the South West

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Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GIS in the South West over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for GIS in the South West

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Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the South West region over the 6 months to 21 September 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
Gloucestershire +20 20 £40,000 -5.88%
Bristol +1 9 £42,500 +6.27% 4
Somerset +42 7 £37,250 -17.22% 1
Wiltshire - 5 - - 2
Devon - 4 £35,000 - 1
Dorset - 1 £37,500 -
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England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 South West region with a requirement for GIS.

1 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (51.02%) Geospatial Data
2 24 (48.98%) C#
3 23 (46.94%) C++
3 23 (46.94%) Software Engineering
4 21 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 20 (40.82%) SQL
6 19 (38.78%) .NET
7 18 (36.73%) Security Cleared
8 17 (34.69%) Git (software)
8 17 (34.69%) Visual Studio
9 16 (32.65%) Military
9 16 (32.65%) WinForms
9 16 (32.65%) WPF
10 15 (30.61%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (30.61%) Degree
10 15 (30.61%) Linux
11 13 (26.53%) OO
11 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
12 11 (22.45%) HTML
12 11 (22.45%) CSS
12 11 (22.45%) OOD
12 11 (22.45%) .NET Framework
12 11 (22.45%) Scrum
12 11 (22.45%) GStreamer
12 11 (22.45%) SDLC
13 10 (20.41%) Kanban
13 10 (20.41%) Computer Science
13 10 (20.41%) Windows
14 9 (18.37%) SQL Server

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 6 (12.24%) ArcGIS
2 2 (4.08%) CMS
2 2 (4.08%) GeoServer
3 1 (2.04%) Drupal
3 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.04%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) SaaS
2 3 (6.12%) IaaS
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (51.02%) Geospatial Data
2 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.12%) Data Mining
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.04%) Big Data
5 1 (2.04%) QGIS
5 1 (2.04%) Spatial Data
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (34.69%) Git (software)
1 17 (34.69%) Visual Studio
2 15 (30.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.12%) JIRA
3 3 (6.12%) Subversion
4 2 (4.08%) Bitbucket
4 2 (4.08%) CruiseControl
4 2 (4.08%) FishEye
4 2 (4.08%) Hudson
4 2 (4.08%) JUnit
4 2 (4.08%) Selenium
4 2 (4.08%) SoapUI
4 2 (4.08%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.08%) Zephyr
5 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (32.65%) Military
2 3 (6.12%) Electronics
3 2 (4.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Developer
2 14 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 9 (18.37%) C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) C# Software Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Data Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) GIS Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Lead Software Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Architect
7 3 (6.12%) C Software Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.12%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Desktop Support
7 3 (6.12%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (6.12%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Lead Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Lead Enterprise Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.78%) .NET
2 16 (32.65%) WinForms
2 16 (32.65%) WPF
3 11 (22.45%) .NET Framework
3 11 (22.45%) CSS
3 11 (22.45%) GStreamer
3 11 (22.45%) HTML
4 6 (12.24%) jQuery
5 5 (10.20%) .NET Core
5 5 (10.20%) AngularJS
5 5 (10.20%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (10.20%) Middleware
5 5 (10.20%) React
6 4 (8.16%) FFmpeg
6 4 (8.16%) RESTful
6 4 (8.16%) Web Services
7 2 (4.08%) GWT
7 2 (4.08%) HTML5
7 2 (4.08%) REST
7 2 (4.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Computer Science
2 7 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.12%) Acoustics
3 3 (6.12%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.08%) Media Streaming
4 2 (4.08%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.08%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.04%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.61%) Linux
2 10 (20.41%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) Android
3 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.94%) Software Engineering
3 13 (26.53%) OO
4 11 (22.45%) OOD
4 11 (22.45%) Scrum
4 11 (22.45%) SDLC
5 10 (20.41%) Kanban
6 8 (16.33%) TDD
7 7 (14.29%) 3D Modelling
7 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (14.29%) Visualisation
8 6 (12.24%) Analytics
8 6 (12.24%) Data Analytics
8 6 (12.24%) DevOps
9 5 (10.20%) BDD
9 5 (10.20%) Data Modelling
9 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
9 5 (10.20%) Web Development
10 4 (8.16%) Data Analysis
10 4 (8.16%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.98%) C#
2 23 (46.94%) C++
3 20 (40.82%) SQL
4 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
5 7 (14.29%) C
6 6 (12.24%) Python
7 4 (8.16%) VC++
8 3 (6.12%) Java
9 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.04%) PHP
10 1 (2.04%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (36.73%) Security Cleared
2 15 (30.61%) Degree
3 5 (10.20%) PhD
4 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) ISEB
5 1 (2.04%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.37%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) GDPR
3 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) Docker
Vendors
1 21 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) ESRI
3 2 (4.08%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle