Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
England > South West
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 282 326 320
Rank change year-on-year +44 -6 -40
Permanent jobs citing GIS 40 25 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.40% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.39% 0.76% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 13
South West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - -2.17%
10th Percentile £27,129 £31,350 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,450 £53,375 £65,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £46,165
% change year-on-year +6.25% -13.35% +3.58%

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 2,872 3,303 3,349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 28.55% 32.16% 30.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2,473 2,819 2,856
South West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - +3.81%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,938
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £51,250 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +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 18 November 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 18 November 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
Somerset +40 14 £37,000 -17.78% 3
Bristol +9 8 £42,500 +6.27% 3
Gloucestershire +19 6 £52,500 -
Wiltshire - 5 - - 1
Dorset -3 2 £53,750 +155.95% 1
Devon - 1 £35,000 - 3
GIS
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 21 (52.50%) Geospatial Data
2 18 (45.00%) C#
2 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 14 (35.00%) Test Automation
4 14 (35.00%) Software Engineering
5 13 (32.50%) Degree
5 13 (32.50%) .NET
6 11 (27.50%) SC Cleared
7 10 (25.00%) C++
8 9 (22.50%) Data Protection
8 9 (22.50%) Data Protection Act
8 9 (22.50%) Collaborative Working
8 9 (22.50%) Deployment Automation
8 9 (22.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (22.50%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (20.00%) Management Information System
10 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
10 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
10 7 (17.50%) 3D Modelling
10 7 (17.50%) Visualisation
11 6 (15.00%) QA
11 6 (15.00%) Data Analytics
11 6 (15.00%) Analytics
11 6 (15.00%) DevOps
12 5 (12.50%) Project Management
12 5 (12.50%) Middleware
12 5 (12.50%) OO
12 5 (12.50%) Python
12 5 (12.50%) PhD

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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 (10.00%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.50%) GeoServer
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.50%) AutoCAD
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) SaaS
2 3 (7.50%) IaaS
3 1 (2.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (52.50%) Geospatial Data
2 3 (7.50%) Data Mining
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) Big Data
4 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.50%) QGIS
4 1 (2.50%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.50%) JIRA
2 3 (7.50%) Subversion
2 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.00%) Bitbucket
3 2 (5.00%) CruiseControl
3 2 (5.00%) FishEye
3 2 (5.00%) Hudson
3 2 (5.00%) JUnit
3 2 (5.00%) Selenium
3 2 (5.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (5.00%) Zephyr
4 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (7.50%) Electronics
1 3 (7.50%) Military
2 2 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Developer
2 6 (15.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Architect
4 3 (7.50%) C# Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Desktop Support
4 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Lead Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Lead Enterprise Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) GIS Developer
5 2 (5.00%) GIS Manager
5 2 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) .NET
2 5 (12.50%) Middleware
3 4 (10.00%) RESTful
4 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
4 3 (7.50%) GStreamer
4 3 (7.50%) WinForms
4 3 (7.50%) WPF
5 2 (5.00%) CSS
5 2 (5.00%) GWT
5 2 (5.00%) HTML
5 2 (5.00%) jQuery
5 2 (5.00%) REST
5 2 (5.00%) SOAP
5 2 (5.00%) Web Services
6 1 (2.50%) CSS3
6 1 (2.50%) HTML5
6 1 (2.50%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Data Protection Act
2 8 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.50%) Acoustics
4 3 (7.50%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (5.00%) Driving Licence
5 2 (5.00%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Android
3 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (35.00%) Test Automation
3 9 (22.50%) Collaborative Working
3 9 (22.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 9 (22.50%) Data Protection
3 9 (22.50%) Deployment Automation
4 7 (17.50%) 3D Modelling
4 7 (17.50%) Visualisation
5 6 (15.00%) Analytics
5 6 (15.00%) Data Analytics
5 6 (15.00%) DevOps
6 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (12.50%) OO
6 5 (12.50%) Project Management
6 5 (12.50%) TDD
7 4 (10.00%) Data Analysis
7 4 (10.00%) Data Management
7 4 (10.00%) Data Modelling
8 3 (7.50%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) C#
2 10 (25.00%) C++
3 5 (12.50%) Python
4 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.00%) SQL
5 3 (7.50%) Java
6 2 (5.00%) C
7 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.50%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (32.50%) Degree
3 11 (27.50%) SC Cleared
4 9 (22.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (12.50%) PhD
6 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.50%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) GDPR
3 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.50%) PMO
3 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) ESRI
3 2 (5.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com