The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 144 126 138
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +12
Permanent jobs citing GIS 8 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.32% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.43% 0.48% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 0
Median salary £27,500 £27,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
GIS
West Midlands

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 Birmingham region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
558 418 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.61% 22.39% 25.60%
Number of salaries quoted 468 365 497
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

GIS Salary Trend in Birmingham

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Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GIS across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

GIS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for GIS.

1 17 (80.95%) MS Excel
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
1 17 (80.95%) Project Management
1 17 (80.95%) MS PowerPoint
1 17 (80.95%) Marketing
1 17 (80.95%) Degree
1 17 (80.95%) Algorithms
1 17 (80.95%) Presales
1 17 (80.95%) Spatial Data
2 2 (9.52%) Unix
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
2 2 (9.52%) Perl
2 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
2 2 (9.52%) Tivoli
2 2 (9.52%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
2 2 (9.52%) Middleware
2 2 (9.52%) LLPG
2 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (9.52%) Process Management
2 2 (9.52%) ESRI
2 2 (9.52%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
2 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow
2 2 (9.52%) Performance Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (4.76%) ArcGIS
1 1 (4.76%) GeoServer
Applications
1 17 (80.95%) MS Excel
1 17 (80.95%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (80.95%) Spatial Data
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
General
1 17 (80.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Consultant
1 17 (80.95%) GIS Consultant
2 7 (33.33%) GIS Graduate
2 7 (33.33%) Graduate
2 7 (33.33%) Graduate Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Applications Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Developer
3 1 (4.76%) GIS Specialist
3 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Operations Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) HTML
1 2 (9.52%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 17 (80.95%) Algorithms
2 2 (9.52%) LLPG
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Presales
1 17 (80.95%) Project Management
2 2 (9.52%) Budget Control
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
2 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
2 2 (9.52%) Process Management
2 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
2 2 (9.52%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.76%) Open Source
3 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Perl
1 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
1 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.76%) C
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Tivoli
1 2 (9.52%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) ESRI
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.76%) Mapinfo