The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 25 27 35
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs citing GIS 10 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 6.58% 3.75% 1.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.76% 11.76% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £36,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.43% -8.75%
Miscellaneous Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
85 51 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 55.92% 31.88% 43.82%
Number of salaries quoted 47 33 46
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £31,350 £19,878
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,300 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
GIS
County Antrim

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 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 28 (93.33%) ESRI
2 26 (86.67%) Open Source
3 20 (66.67%) Change Management
3 20 (66.67%) Python
3 20 (66.67%) Marketing
3 20 (66.67%) Project Planning
3 20 (66.67%) Web Development
4 8 (26.67%) HTML
4 8 (26.67%) CSS
5 6 (20.00%) Web Services
5 6 (20.00%) XML
5 6 (20.00%) SQL
5 6 (20.00%) .NET
5 6 (20.00%) Oracle
5 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 6 (20.00%) SOA
5 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (20.00%) C#
5 6 (20.00%) OO
5 6 (20.00%) Silverlight
5 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 6 (20.00%) BC Cleared
5 6 (20.00%) CTC Cleared
5 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared

GIS
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Consultant
2 20 (66.67%) GIS Consultant
3 6 (20.00%) Developer
4 4 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) CSS
1 8 (26.67%) HTML
2 6 (20.00%) .NET
2 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (20.00%) Web Services
2 6 (20.00%) XML
2 6 (20.00%) Silverlight
3 2 (6.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 26 (86.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Change Management
1 20 (66.67%) Project Planning
1 20 (66.67%) Web Development
2 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (20.00%) OO
2 6 (20.00%) SOA
2 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (13.33%) MVC
4 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Project Management
4 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 20 (66.67%) Python
2 6 (20.00%) C#
2 6 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) BC Cleared
1 6 (20.00%) CTC Cleared
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 28 (93.33%) ESRI
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft