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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 32 10 40
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +30
Permanent jobs citing GIS 4 19 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 2.84% 15.08% 1.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.21% 28.36% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +26.76%
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
95 67 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 67.38% 53.17% 41.02%
Number of salaries quoted 38 37 60
Average salary £39,000 £29,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -31.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,000 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 May 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%) Business Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
2 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Economics
2 4 (80.00%) Statistics
2 4 (80.00%) Operations Research
2 4 (80.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (80.00%) Physics
2 4 (80.00%) Chemistry
2 4 (80.00%) Psychology
2 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Business Objects
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) SAP
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) SAS
2 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (20.00%) People Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (80.00%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Graduate
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Product Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (80.00%) Economics
1 4 (80.00%) Statistics
1 4 (80.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (80.00%) Physics
1 4 (80.00%) Chemistry
1 4 (80.00%) Psychology
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Operations Research
2 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) People Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Python
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) Business Objects
1 4 (80.00%) SAP
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft