The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS 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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 30 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GIS 3 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.63% - 1.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.54% - 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.66% -6.25%
GIS
Scotland

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

Miscellaneous Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
26 69 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 14.13% 28.16% 29.74%
Number of salaries quoted 14 54 71
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £27,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

GIS
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 Miscellaneous category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

GIS
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

GIS
Top 2 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) ArcGIS
1 3 (100.00%) Data Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) ArcGIS
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Data Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) GIS Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) GIS Data Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Management