GIS Jobs in the South West

Geographic Information System (GIS)
England > South West

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 2 March 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
2 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 206 235 201
Rank change year-on-year +29 -34 +13
Permanent jobs citing GIS 58 51 98
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 0.79% 0.68% 1.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.73% 3.31% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 37 32 44
10th Percentile £35,575 £25,438 £40,000
25th Percentile - £33,691 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £37,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -25.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £60,000 £45,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +17.65%

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South West

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,227 1,539 1,995
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 16.69% 20.54% 26.76%
Number of salaries quoted 930 992 1,411
10th Percentile £31,750 £31,976 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,750 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £66,040 £66,313 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,014 £81,950 £76,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -11.54% +8.33% +9.09%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing GIS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing GIS in the South West over the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

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 2 March 2024. 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
Jobs
Wiltshire +21 22 £45,000 +29.50%
Bristol +26 19 £62,500 -3.85% 3
Gloucestershire +3 10 £60,000 +64.38% 1
Devon -21 4 £28,000 -21.13% 1
Dorset - 3 £34,791 -
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England

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Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (48.28%) ArcGIS
2 21 (36.21%) GeoServer
3 18 (31.03%) SharePoint
4 5 (8.62%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (8.62%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) LaTeX
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 18 (31.03%) Maximo
2 5 (8.62%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 40 (68.97%) Azure
2 27 (46.55%) AWS
3 18 (31.03%) Microsoft 365
4 13 (22.41%) Azure DevOps
4 13 (22.41%) Power Platform
5 6 (10.34%) SaaS
6 5 (8.62%) IaaS
6 5 (8.62%) PaaS
7 1 (1.72%) Amazon EKS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.03%) Data Warehouse
1 18 (31.03%) PostgreSQL
1 18 (31.03%) QGIS
1 18 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 13 (22.41%) NoSQL
3 8 (13.79%) Geospatial Data
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (31.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (5.17%) Police
1 3 (5.17%) Presentation Skills
1 3 (5.17%) Public Sector
2 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.72%) Organisational Skills
3 1 (1.72%) Social Skills
3 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (50.00%) Developer
2 17 (29.31%) Senior
2 17 (29.31%) Senior Software Engineer
2 17 (29.31%) Software Engineer
3 13 (22.41%) Applications Developer
4 6 (10.34%) AWS Developer
4 6 (10.34%) PHP Developer
4 6 (10.34%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 5 (8.62%) .NET Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Architect
5 5 (8.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (8.62%) C# Developer
5 5 (8.62%) IT Architect
5 5 (8.62%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.90%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.17%) GIS Specialist
8 2 (3.45%) Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) GIS Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Python Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (62.07%) .NET
2 18 (31.03%) .NET Core
2 18 (31.03%) AngularJS
2 18 (31.03%) CSS
2 18 (31.03%) REST
3 17 (29.31%) Leaflet
3 17 (29.31%) OpenLayers
3 17 (29.31%) PostGIS
3 17 (29.31%) React
4 6 (10.34%) Laravel
4 6 (10.34%) Vue
5 5 (8.62%) .NET Framework
5 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET
5 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (8.62%) Blazor
5 5 (8.62%) HTML
6 4 (6.90%) Django
7 3 (5.17%) RESTful
7 3 (5.17%) Spring
7 3 (5.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.45%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.72%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Linux
1 4 (6.90%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (51.72%) Agile
1 30 (51.72%) DevOps
2 27 (46.55%) Full Stack Development
3 18 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (29.31%) Actionable Insight
4 17 (29.31%) Software Engineering
4 17 (29.31%) Web Development
5 16 (27.59%) Service Delivery
6 14 (24.14%) Project Management
7 13 (22.41%) 3D Rendering
7 13 (22.41%) Analytics
7 13 (22.41%) SOA
7 13 (22.41%) Workflow
8 12 (20.69%) Microservices
9 11 (18.97%) Data Analytics
9 11 (18.97%) MVC
10 10 (17.24%) Facilities Management
10 10 (17.24%) TOGAF
11 9 (15.52%) SOLID
11 9 (15.52%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (60.34%) JavaScript
2 22 (37.93%) Python
3 19 (32.76%) TypeScript
4 9 (15.52%) C#
5 6 (10.34%) Ada
5 6 (10.34%) PHP
6 5 (8.62%) SQL
7 4 (6.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 41 (70.69%) SC Cleared
1 41 (70.69%) Security Cleared
2 13 (22.41%) BPSS Clearance
3 9 (15.52%) Degree
4 5 (8.62%) MCPD
4 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (8.62%) TOGAF Certification
5 3 (5.17%) AWS Certification
6 2 (3.45%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 25 (43.10%) ESRI
2 23 (39.66%) Microsoft
3 13 (22.41%) IBM
4 5 (8.62%) Sparx
5 3 (5.17%) Oracle