The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 31 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Permanent jobs citing GIS 1 1 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 0.93% 1.39% 11.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.22% 5.56% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 7
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,336 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+3.34% -4.76%
GIS
County Antrim

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 Belfast region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
45 18 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 42.06% 25.00% 34.09%
Number of salaries quoted 26 16 36
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £27,550 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £38,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 Database & Business Intelligence 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 9 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) ESRI
1 1 (100.00%) ArcGIS
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

GIS
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) ArcGIS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) GIS Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) GIS Support
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Server Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Server Support
1 1 (100.00%) Server Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) ESRI