Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 156 145
Rank change year-on-year +22 -11 -8
Permanent jobs citing GIS 9 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.43% 0.076% 0.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.52% 0.25% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 4
Wales median annual salary £35,717 £39,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.58% -9.71% +34.62%
10th Percentile £29,405 £39,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £57,946 £39,750 £52,250
UK median annual salary £40,000 £46,165 £45,000
% change year-on-year -13.35% +2.59% +7.14%

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 Wales with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 591 786 781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 28.50% 29.94% 28.63%
Number of salaries quoted 531 670 662
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing GIS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for GIS in Wales

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Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GIS in Wales.

Salary trend for GIS in Wales

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Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GIS in Wales over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for GIS in Wales

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Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Wales region over the 6 months to 21 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
West Wales - 7 £33,934 -
South Wales +29 2 £37,500 -5.06% 1
GIS
UK

For the 6 months to 21 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 Wales region with a requirement for GIS.

1 7 (77.78%) E-Commerce
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
1 7 (77.78%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
3 4 (44.44%) SEO
3 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) QA
5 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
6 1 (11.11%) RESTful
6 1 (11.11%) Spatial Data
6 1 (11.11%) Prototyping
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
6 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (11.11%) Serena
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (11.11%) Intranet
6 1 (11.11%) CAD
6 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 1 (11.11%) Oracle 10gAS
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (11.11%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (11.11%) PVCS
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Applications Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Applications Support
1 2 (22.22%) Applications Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Junior
1 2 (22.22%) Release Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Wintel Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) GIS Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Head of Test
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) RESTful
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Continuous Improvement
1 7 (77.78%) E-Commerce
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
3 4 (44.44%) SEO
3 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) CAD
5 1 (11.11%) Prototyping
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Serena