Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
England > South West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 314 326 277
Rank change year-on-year +12 -49 -32
Permanent jobs citing GIS 25 21 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.24% 0.19% 0.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.75% 0.63% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 79
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.17% +2.22%
10th Percentile £31,350 £31,250 £25,600
90th Percentile £53,375 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -15.79% +5.56% +5.88%

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 3312 3344 3872
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 32.24% 30.65% 32.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2820 2853 3332
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £38,825
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.23% +4.31% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Bristol -11 14 £39,991 -48.40% 2
Somerset +6 7 £45,000 +16.13%
Gloucestershire +35 2 - -
Cornwall - 1 £37,000 -
Dorset - 1 £21,000 -
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England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 19 (76.00%) Degree
2 13 (52.00%) Geospatial Data
3 11 (44.00%) Management Information System
4 10 (40.00%) Spatial Data
5 9 (36.00%) C
6 8 (32.00%) Data Modelling
6 8 (32.00%) Project Management
6 8 (32.00%) Project Governance
7 5 (20.00%) Machine Learning
7 5 (20.00%) ESRI
7 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.00%) Python
7 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
8 4 (16.00%) Java
8 4 (16.00%) Mathematics
8 4 (16.00%) Office 365
8 4 (16.00%) Big Data
8 4 (16.00%) Scala
8 4 (16.00%) Nintex
9 3 (12.00%) Data Munging
9 3 (12.00%) Impala
9 3 (12.00%) Data Privacy
9 3 (12.00%) Low Latency
9 3 (12.00%) Bayesian Methods
9 3 (12.00%) Time Series Analysis
9 3 (12.00%) Factor Analysis
9 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (12.00%) Apache Spark

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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 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (12.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) SPSS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Office 365
2 3 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (12.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (8.00%) Bluemix
3 2 (8.00%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (4.00%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
1 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) Geospatial Data
2 10 (40.00%) Spatial Data
3 4 (16.00%) Big Data
4 3 (12.00%) Apache Hive
4 3 (12.00%) BigQuery
4 3 (12.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (12.00%) Impala
4 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (12.00%) Law
1 3 (12.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Consultant
2 12 (48.00%) GIS Consultant
3 8 (32.00%) Senior Consultant
3 8 (32.00%) Senior GIS Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Office 365 Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) SharePoint Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Data Scientist
6 2 (8.00%) Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) Architect
7 1 (4.00%) C++ Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
7 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Junior
7 1 (4.00%) Sales Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) D3.js
1 3 (12.00%) Natural Language Processing
1 3 (12.00%) React
1 3 (12.00%) TensorFlow
1 3 (12.00%) Theano
2 2 (8.00%) Java EE
2 2 (8.00%) OpenLayers
2 2 (8.00%) Play Framework
2 2 (8.00%) PostGIS
3 1 (4.00%) CSS
3 1 (4.00%) CSS3
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) HTML5
3 1 (4.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Blog
2 3 (12.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) Social Media
4 1 (4.00%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (4.00%) CUDA
4 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Data Modelling
1 8 (32.00%) Project Governance
1 8 (32.00%) Project Management
2 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) Machine Learning
3 4 (16.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (12.00%) Analytics
4 3 (12.00%) Applied Mathematics
4 3 (12.00%) Bayesian Methods
4 3 (12.00%) Data Munging
4 3 (12.00%) Data Privacy
4 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (12.00%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (12.00%) Low Latency
4 3 (12.00%) Predictive Modelling
4 3 (12.00%) Rapid Prototyping
4 3 (12.00%) Regression Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Time Series Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) C
2 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.00%) Python
3 4 (16.00%) Java
3 4 (16.00%) Scala
4 3 (12.00%) MATLAB
4 3 (12.00%) R
4 3 (12.00%) SQL
5 2 (8.00%) ES6
6 1 (4.00%) C++
6 1 (4.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 19 (76.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) Postgraduate
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) ESRI
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Nintex
3 2 (8.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) NVIDIA