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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 105 96
Rank change year-on-year +3 -9  
Permanent jobs citing GIS 1 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.091% 0.36% 0.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.25% 1.14% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 10
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -15.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -16.66% +5.00%  

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 Wales with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 393 438 437
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 35.69% 31.42% 32.27%
Number of salaries quoted 321 377 387
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £27,986 £28,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 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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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 3 months to 28 March 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
South Wales +8 1 £50,000 +17.64%
GIS
UK

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Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) STL
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (50.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (50.00%) DirectX
1 1 (50.00%) ESRI
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Qt
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Android Development
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (50.00%) Cross-Platform Development
1 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy

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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:

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior C++ Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) DirectX
1 1 (50.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (50.00%) Qt
1 1 (50.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Android Development
1 1 (50.00%) Cross-Platform Development
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) ESRI
1 1 (50.00%) SAP