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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
England / South West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 228 193
Rank change year-on-year +6 -35  
Permanent jobs citing GIS 14 12 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.27% 0.23% 0.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.86% 0.71% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 42
Median salary £41,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,400 £58,300 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £36,598 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.87% -13.88%  

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 the South West with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1635 1684 1971
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 31.27% 32.61% 32.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1424 1418 1678
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing GIS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 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
Gloucestershire +10 10 £42,500 -32.80%
Bristol - 4 £30,000 - 2
GIS
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 West region with a requirement for GIS.

1 12 (50.00%) Geospatial Data
2 11 (45.83%) Management Information System
3 10 (41.67%) Project Management
4 8 (33.33%) ESRI
4 8 (33.33%) Degree
5 7 (29.17%) Data Management
6 6 (25.00%) Business Development
6 6 (25.00%) Spatial Data
6 6 (25.00%) Spatial Analysis
6 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (25.00%) CAD
6 6 (25.00%) SQL
6 6 (25.00%) Python
6 6 (25.00%) RDBMS
7 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.83%) Java
7 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
7 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
7 5 (20.83%) Open Source
7 5 (20.83%) Remote Sensing
8 4 (16.67%) Firewall
8 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
8 4 (16.67%) Maximo
8 4 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (16.67%) HTML
8 4 (16.67%) Oracle
8 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 4 (16.67%) WebLogic
8 4 (16.67%) Unix

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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 4 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.33%) ArcGIS
2 2 (8.33%) CMS
2 2 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SPSS
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Maximo
2 2 (8.33%) FastStats
3 1 (4.17%) Aareon QL
3 1 (4.17%) Academy Housing
3 1 (4.17%) Kypera Housing
3 1 (4.17%) MIS ActiveH
3 1 (4.17%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (4.17%) OPENHousing
3 1 (4.17%) Orchard Housing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Firewall
1 4 (16.67%) Internet
1 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) Geospatial Data
2 6 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (25.00%) Spatial Data
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Consultant
2 12 (50.00%) GIS Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Graduate
3 4 (16.67%) Graduate Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Maximo Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Java Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Senior GIS Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) SAS Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) SAS Data Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.33%) SPSS Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) SPSS Data Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Sales Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) HTML
1 4 (16.67%) Middleware
1 4 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) AIX
1 4 (16.67%) HPUX
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
1 4 (16.67%) Solaris
1 4 (16.67%) Unix
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
1 4 (16.67%) Windows 2000
1 4 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
1 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Project Management
2 7 (29.17%) Data Management
3 6 (25.00%) Business Development
3 6 (25.00%) CAD
3 6 (25.00%) Spatial Analysis
4 5 (20.83%) Open Source
4 5 (20.83%) Remote Sensing
5 4 (16.67%) B2B
6 3 (12.50%) CRM
6 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 3 (12.50%) Project Governance
7 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.33%) CHAID
7 2 (8.33%) Direct Marketing
7 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 2 (8.33%) Single Customer View
7 2 (8.33%) UML
7 2 (8.33%) Workflow
8 1 (4.17%) Scrum
8 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Python
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) Java
2 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Degree
2 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Data Quality
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (16.67%) MetaFrame
1 4 (16.67%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) ESRI
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) Actuate
3 4 (16.67%) BEA
3 4 (16.67%) Citrix
3 4 (16.67%) IBM
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (16.67%) Sun
3 4 (16.67%) webMethods
4 2 (8.33%) SAP
5 1 (4.17%) Aareon
5 1 (4.17%) Capita
5 1 (4.17%) Castleton
5 1 (4.17%) Civica
5 1 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) Mapinfo
5 1 (4.17%) Northgate
5 1 (4.17%) Orchard
Bristol, Avon
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE plus stock options
Posted: 3 days ago
Whitehall, Bristol
Cabinet Office
Posted: 5 days ago