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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 9 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -
Permanent jobs citing GIS 21 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 14.58% 1.08% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 33.87% 2.46% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -11.25%
Miscellaneous Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
62 122 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 43.06% 43.88% 32.08%
Number of salaries quoted 39 65 30
Average salary £32,500 £38,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.12% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £14,000 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,850
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.89%
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 23 April 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 38 (100.00%) ESRI
2 34 (89.47%) Open Source
3 26 (68.42%) HTML
3 26 (68.42%) CSS
4 22 (57.89%) Web Services
4 22 (57.89%) XML
4 22 (57.89%) OO
4 22 (57.89%) SQL
4 22 (57.89%) .NET
4 22 (57.89%) Visual Studio
4 22 (57.89%) ASP.NET
4 22 (57.89%) C#
4 22 (57.89%) SharePoint
4 22 (57.89%) SOA
4 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
4 22 (57.89%) Silverlight
5 18 (47.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (47.37%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (47.37%) MS Excel
5 18 (47.37%) Oracle
5 18 (47.37%) SQL Server
5 18 (47.37%) Unit Testing
5 18 (47.37%) BC Cleared
5 18 (47.37%) CTC Cleared
5 18 (47.37%) Security Cleared
6 12 (31.58%) Change Management
6 12 (31.58%) Marketing
6 12 (31.58%) Project Planning
6 12 (31.58%) Web Development
6 12 (31.58%) Python

GIS
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 22 (57.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (47.37%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (47.37%) SQL Server
1 18 (47.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (57.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (31.58%) Marketing
2 4 (10.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Developer
2 16 (42.11%) Consultant
2 16 (42.11%) .NET Developer
3 12 (31.58%) GIS Consultant
4 6 (15.79%) .NET Team Leader
4 6 (15.79%) Team Leader
4 6 (15.79%) Senior .NET Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (68.42%) CSS
1 26 (68.42%) HTML
2 22 (57.89%) .NET
2 22 (57.89%) ASP.NET
2 22 (57.89%) Web Services
2 22 (57.89%) XML
2 22 (57.89%) Silverlight
3 4 (10.53%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 34 (89.47%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) OO
1 22 (57.89%) SOA
2 18 (47.37%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (47.37%) Unit Testing
3 12 (31.58%) Project Planning
3 12 (31.58%) Web Development
3 12 (31.58%) Change Management
4 10 (26.32%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) C#
1 22 (57.89%) SQL
2 12 (31.58%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (47.37%) BC Cleared
1 18 (47.37%) CTC Cleared
1 18 (47.37%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) ESRI
2 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 18 (47.37%) Oracle