The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 10 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Permanent jobs citing GIS 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 4.44% 2.10% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.38% 7.32% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £41,336 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+3.34% -4.76%
GIS
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
13 41 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 28.89% 28.67% 23.58%
Number of salaries quoted 7 33 40
Average salary £50,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.20% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £33,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GIS across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

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Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

GIS Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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Top 17 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing GIS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GIS.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) Node.js
1 2 (100.00%) API Development

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Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing GIS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GIS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Node.js
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Web Developer
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) API Development
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree