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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 21 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing GIS 4 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 4.76% 6.58% 3.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.84% 10.00% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £30,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,750 £42,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-4.11% +16.43%
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
51 100 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 60.71% 65.79% 39.38%
Number of salaries quoted 22 50 42
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (100.00%) SAS
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) Economics
1 5 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) Statistics
1 5 (100.00%) Operations Research
1 5 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 5 (100.00%) Physics
1 5 (100.00%) Chemistry
1 5 (100.00%) Psychology
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science

GIS
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (100.00%) Economics
1 5 (100.00%) Statistics
1 5 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 5 (100.00%) Physics
1 5 (100.00%) Chemistry
1 5 (100.00%) Psychology
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Python
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft