Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
England > South West
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 273 307 320
Rank change year-on-year +34 +13 -24
Permanent jobs citing GIS 49 33 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.49% 0.32% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.69% 0.95% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 38 17 13
South West median annual salary £44,400 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.33% +9.76% -13.68%
10th Percentile £34,378 £32,200 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,750
% change year-on-year - -5.76% +7.13%

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 2,908 3,460 3,155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.03% 33.85% 30.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2,484 2,914 2,704
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +7.81%
10th Percentile £28,575 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,787 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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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 16 February 2019.

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 16 February 2019. 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 +27 22 £37,738 -16.14% 5
Bristol +20 9 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Gloucestershire +3 8 £52,500 -22.22% 1
Devon +4 6 £44,400 +11.00% 3
Wiltshire -9 2 £45,000 - 3
Dorset +6 1 £70,000 +233.33%
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England

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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 32 (65.31%) Security Cleared
2 28 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (57.14%) Geospatial Data
3 21 (42.86%) BPSS Clearance
3 21 (42.86%) Data Protection Act
3 21 (42.86%) Data Protection
3 21 (42.86%) C#
4 17 (34.69%) Test Automation
5 16 (32.65%) Continuous Delivery
6 15 (30.61%) Software Engineering
7 12 (24.49%) Git (software)
7 12 (24.49%) .NET
8 11 (22.45%) Collaborative Working
8 11 (22.45%) Docker
8 11 (22.45%) Deployment Automation
9 10 (20.41%) Java
10 9 (18.37%) C
10 9 (18.37%) DV Cleared
10 9 (18.37%) Thought Leadership
11 8 (16.33%) Windows
11 8 (16.33%) Python
12 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 7 (14.29%) Scrum
13 6 (12.24%) JMeter
13 6 (12.24%) Active Directory
13 6 (12.24%) Apache
13 6 (12.24%) Tomcat
13 6 (12.24%) Linux
13 6 (12.24%) C++

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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%) Apache
1 6 (12.24%) Tomcat
2 5 (10.20%) nginx
3 2 (4.08%) ArcGIS
4 1 (2.04%) Alfresco
4 1 (2.04%) Drupal
4 1 (2.04%) GeoServer
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Google Drive
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) npm
2 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (57.14%) Geospatial Data
2 5 (10.20%) Hadoop
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.04%) Big Data
5 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.04%) Power BI
5 1 (2.04%) QGIS
5 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.04%) Spatial Data
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.24%) Cucumber
2 6 (12.24%) Jenkins
2 6 (12.24%) JMeter
2 6 (12.24%) Selenium
2 6 (12.24%) SoapUI
3 5 (10.20%) SpecFlow
3 5 (10.20%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.08%) JIRA
4 2 (4.08%) JUnit
5 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.04%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.04%) FishEye
5 1 (2.04%) GitLab
5 1 (2.04%) Hudson
5 1 (2.04%) Subversion
5 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.04%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (10.20%) Military
2 3 (6.12%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (18.37%) Software Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Architect
3 6 (12.24%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Senior Test Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Test Automation Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Automation Test Expert
4 5 (10.20%) C# Software Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Enterprise Architect
4 5 (10.20%) Integration Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Lead Programmer
4 5 (10.20%) Programmer
4 5 (10.20%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Java Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Business Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.49%) .NET
2 6 (12.24%) Node.js
3 5 (10.20%) CSS
3 5 (10.20%) CSS3
3 5 (10.20%) HTML
3 5 (10.20%) HTML5
3 5 (10.20%) LESS
3 5 (10.20%) Sass
4 4 (8.16%) Web Services
5 3 (6.12%) J2EE
5 3 (6.12%) JSF
5 3 (6.12%) XML
6 2 (4.08%) Middleware
6 2 (4.08%) RESTful
7 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.04%) Django
7 1 (2.04%) GWT
7 1 (2.04%) jQuery
7 1 (2.04%) PostGIS
7 1 (2.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (42.86%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (4.08%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Windows
2 6 (12.24%) Linux
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (42.86%) Data Protection
3 17 (34.69%) Test Automation
4 16 (32.65%) Continuous Delivery
5 15 (30.61%) Software Engineering
6 11 (22.45%) Collaborative Working
6 11 (22.45%) Deployment Automation
7 9 (18.37%) Thought Leadership
8 7 (14.29%) Scrum
9 6 (12.24%) 3D Modelling
9 6 (12.24%) BDD
9 6 (12.24%) DevOps
9 6 (12.24%) Mathematics
9 6 (12.24%) Physics
9 6 (12.24%) SDLC
9 6 (12.24%) Software Testing
9 6 (12.24%) TDD
9 6 (12.24%) Visualisation
10 5 (10.20%) Analytics
10 5 (10.20%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.86%) C#
2 10 (20.41%) Java
3 9 (18.37%) C
4 8 (16.33%) Python
5 6 (12.24%) C++
6 5 (10.20%) Ruby
6 5 (10.20%) SQL
7 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.12%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.04%) PHP
8 1 (2.04%) R
Qualifications
1 32 (65.31%) Security Cleared
2 28 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 21 (42.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (18.37%) DV Cleared
5 5 (10.20%) PhD
6 4 (8.16%) Degree
7 1 (2.04%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (2.04%) Postgraduate
7 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) JSP 440
1 5 (10.20%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) PMO
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (22.45%) Docker
2 6 (12.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.08%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle
3 3 (6.12%) ESRI
4 1 (2.04%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.04%) Google
4 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com