The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 207 212 204
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Permanent jobs citing GIS 15 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.26% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.83% 0.65% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 13
Average salary £64,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.36% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £55,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,800 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
GIS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1809 1533 1688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.83% 27.96% 30.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1111 1195 1376
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GIS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous 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 28 August 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +4 8 £31,000 -43.63%
Wokingham - 1 £31,000 -
GIS
South East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 10 (27.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (24.32%) Java
2 9 (24.32%) SQL
3 8 (21.62%) Finance
3 8 (21.62%) .NET
3 8 (21.62%) SAP
3 8 (21.62%) Unit Testing
4 7 (18.92%) Apache
5 6 (16.22%) ESRI
5 6 (16.22%) Servlets
6 5 (13.51%) Web Services
6 5 (13.51%) XML
6 5 (13.51%) JUnit
6 5 (13.51%) EJB
6 5 (13.51%) JDBC
6 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
6 5 (13.51%) Windows
6 5 (13.51%) Eclipse
6 5 (13.51%) HTTP
6 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
6 5 (13.51%) JAXB
6 5 (13.51%) JTS
6 5 (13.51%) NetBeans
6 5 (13.51%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (13.51%) Log4j
6 5 (13.51%) ITSM
6 5 (13.51%) Intranet
6 5 (13.51%) Internet
6 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (13.51%) JSON

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Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 7 (18.92%) Apache
2 2 (5.41%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) ArcView
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.70%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) HTTP
1 5 (13.51%) Intranet
1 5 (13.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (13.51%) JUnit
2 5 (13.51%) Eclipse
2 5 (13.51%) NetBeans
2 5 (13.51%) Log4j
2 5 (13.51%) Maven
2 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.51%) Mockito
3 3 (8.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Java Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Business Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Programme Manager
4 5 (13.51%) IT Programme Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Architect
5 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.11%) WinForms Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Business Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Security Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Junior
6 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.41%) Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Sales Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) .NET
2 6 (16.22%) Servlets
3 5 (13.51%) Web Services
3 5 (13.51%) XML
3 5 (13.51%) EJB
3 5 (13.51%) JDBC
3 5 (13.51%) JAXB
3 5 (13.51%) JTS
3 5 (13.51%) JSON
3 5 (13.51%) Velocity
3 5 (13.51%) Ehcache
3 5 (13.51%) JPA
3 5 (13.51%) JAX-RS
3 5 (13.51%) Gson
3 5 (13.51%) Apache Commons
4 3 (8.11%) OpenGL
4 3 (8.11%) DirectX
4 3 (8.11%) Hibernate
4 3 (8.11%) WinForms
4 3 (8.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Unit Testing
2 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
2 5 (13.51%) ITSM
2 5 (13.51%) Data Analysis
3 4 (10.81%) ITIL
4 3 (8.11%) CAD
4 3 (8.11%) Service Management
4 3 (8.11%) Change Management
4 3 (8.11%) Network Design
4 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.41%) Document Management
5 2 (5.41%) Business Development
5 2 (5.41%) Security Architecture
5 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.41%) CRM
6 1 (2.70%) ERP
6 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.70%) Operations Management
6 1 (2.70%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) Java
1 9 (24.32%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
2 3 (8.11%) C#
2 3 (8.11%) C++
3 2 (5.41%) VB6
3 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.41%) VBScript
3 2 (5.41%) VB
4 1 (2.70%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (10.81%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) SAP Certification
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) SAP
2 6 (16.22%) ESRI
3 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle
5 1 (2.70%) ClickSoftware Technologies