The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 199 214 195
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -19
Permanent jobs citing GIS 18 21 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.37% 0.38% 0.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.46% 1.58% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 25
Median salary £35,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £31,000 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
GIS
South East

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 Berkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1232 1330 1442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.37% 24.01% 25.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1091 1075 1228
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing GIS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GIS across the Berkshire region.

GIS Salary Trend in Berkshire

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Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

GIS Salary Histogram in Berkshire

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Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +10 11 £35,000 -36.36%
Slough - 4 £31,750 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
GIS
South East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs citing GIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for GIS.

1 19 (55.88%) SAP
2 18 (52.94%) Smart Meter
2 18 (52.94%) Big Data
3 16 (47.06%) Mobile App
3 16 (47.06%) ESRI
4 15 (44.12%) Retail
4 15 (44.12%) Degree
5 14 (41.18%) Python
6 12 (35.29%) HTML
7 11 (32.35%) Telecoms
7 11 (32.35%) TOGAF
8 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
8 10 (29.41%) CRM
9 9 (26.47%) ISO 9001
9 9 (26.47%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (26.47%) ITIL
9 9 (26.47%) Change Management
9 9 (26.47%) QA
10 8 (23.53%) Open Source
10 8 (23.53%) Oracle Spatial
10 8 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (23.53%) PostGIS
10 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
10 8 (23.53%) GeoServer
10 8 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (23.53%) Scrum
10 8 (23.53%) Linux
10 8 (23.53%) Java
10 8 (23.53%) Oracle

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Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (23.53%) GeoServer
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (52.94%) Big Data
2 8 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (20.59%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (17.65%) DataStage
4 6 (17.65%) IBM InfoSphere
4 6 (17.65%) NoSQL
4 6 (17.65%) QualityStage
5 4 (11.76%) MySQL
5 4 (11.76%) QGIS
5 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (44.12%) Retail
2 11 (32.35%) Telecoms
3 7 (20.59%) Billing
4 6 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (14.71%) Finance
6 1 (2.94%) Arabic Language
6 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Analyst
2 12 (35.29%) Developer
3 8 (23.53%) GIS Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Data Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Business Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Junior
6 4 (11.76%) Junior Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Software Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Architect
7 3 (8.82%) Business Architect
8 2 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.88%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Junior Business Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Junior Programmer
8 2 (5.88%) Junior Software Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Junior Software Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Portfolio Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) HTML
2 8 (23.53%) PostGIS
3 4 (11.76%) .NET
3 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.88%) CSS
4 2 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (52.94%) Smart Meter
2 16 (47.06%) Mobile App
3 7 (20.59%) SCADA
4 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (17.65%) Data Extraction
4 6 (17.65%) Data Structures
4 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) TOGAF
2 10 (29.41%) CRM
3 9 (26.47%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (26.47%) Change Management
3 9 (26.47%) ITIL
4 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (23.53%) Open Source
4 8 (23.53%) Scrum
5 7 (20.59%) Data Modelling
5 7 (20.59%) PRINCE2
6 6 (17.65%) Data Analysis
6 6 (17.65%) Data Cleansing
6 6 (17.65%) Data Management
6 6 (17.65%) ETL
6 6 (17.65%) Information Management
6 6 (17.65%) Kimball Methodology
7 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
7 5 (14.71%) ITIL V3
7 5 (14.71%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) Python
2 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 8 (23.53%) Java
3 8 (23.53%) Shell Script
4 6 (17.65%) R
4 6 (17.65%) SQL
5 4 (11.76%) C#
5 4 (11.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) Degree
2 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) CITP
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 2 (5.88%) ISACA
5 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (5.88%) PMI Certification
5 2 (5.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) ISO 9001
1 9 (26.47%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) SAP
2 16 (47.06%) ESRI
3 8 (23.53%) Oracle
4 7 (20.59%) Microsoft