The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 23 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing GIS 1 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.00% 7.75% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.75% 15.71% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
GIS
County Antrim

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

Miscellaneous Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
57 70 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 57.00% 49.30% 27.53%
Number of salaries quoted 19 49 46
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £27,400 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,800 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GIS across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

GIS
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

GIS Salary Trend in Belfast

GIS
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast 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%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (33.33%) People Management

GIS
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast 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.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Product Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Product Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) People Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner